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  2. LATE WAR NEWS.

    The commander-in-chief in Egypt reports:—The pursuit of the Turks defeated in the battle of Katia continues. We pressed back the Turkish rearguard to the ...

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  3. ITALIAN SUCCESS.

    The Italians have begun a great offensive from the Isonzo to the Carno plateau, over a front of 60 miles, for which they prepared for several weeks. Tney ...

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  4. VERDUN BATTLE.

    A French communique on Tuesday morning stated:—We stopped successive strong German attacks at Fleury and Thia[?] Work, which were accompanied by heavy ...

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  5. EAST FRONT.

    A Petrograd message says: We took the offensive southward of the Dniester on a front of sixteen miles. We penetrated the trenches and pursued the ...

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  6. IMPORTANT RUSSIAN ADVANCE.

    The dotted line represents approximately the front occupied by the Southern Russian armies prior to the commencement of General Bruss[?]f's offensive. The heavy line shows the approximate position of those armies at present, as indicated by the cablegrams. The shaded area represents the ground gained by the Russians ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  7. THE SOMME.

    An intense bombardment on the Somme front is said to be a prclude to a renewal of the Anglo-French advance. ...

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  8. DEVELOPMENTS IN GALICIA.

    This morning's news is particularly pleasing especially that portion of it which con[?]s the Russian and Italian fronts. It is difficult to say whether the two Russian ...

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  9. ZEPPELINS AGAIN.

    Early this morning airships raided the English east coast and another the Scottish coast. Three women and a child were killed and 14 persons wounded. No ...

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  10. THE AUSTRALIANS.

    Captain C. E. W. Benn, the official correspondent with the Australian Imperial Forces, cabling from the British Headquarters in France, under date o[?] August ...

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  11. POSSIBILITIES OF THE ADVANCES.

    If the Russians were able to bring about this rather improbable result, their offensive would achieve a success compared with wvhich the mere capture of Lemberg or Kovel ...

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  12. BRITISH FRONT.

    General Sir Douglas Haig, in his report of midday on Wednesday, says:—There is no change in the situation at Guillemont. ...

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  13. PORTUGAL.

    The Portuguese Parliament was opened to-day. The Finance Minister announced that Britain was advancing loans for war ...

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  14. 15 MONTHS' WORK.

    There are great rejoicings over the success of the Italian offensive. Its beginning had been whispered about since Friday, and results have been eagerly and ...

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  15. BIG GAIN IN THE SOUTH.

    These converging advances of the Russians are still in a very early stage of development, and may be brought to a halt before they seriously affect the enemy's communications. ...

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  16. GALLANT KENTS.

    Mr. Philip Gibbs, writing to the London "Dally Chronicle," states:—Before the Kents advanced on the enemy trenches north of Pozieres they donned gas masks. ...

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  17. ALLIED NAVAL RAID.

    The Admiralty announces that British sea-planes, co-operating with the French, successfully bombarded benzine stores and barracks at Mulheim on the 30th. ...

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  18. MISSING BREMEN.

    The Berliner "Tageblatt" says that the trade submarine Bremen, which left Germany for America some time ago, and has not arrived at her destination, has ...

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  19. PRELUDE TO BIG EVENT.

    A message from Paris on Tuesday night stated: The allied artillery has been delivering an exceptionally severe bombardment curing the past 48 hours ...

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  20. BRITISH CABINET.

    Mr. Arthur Henderson (President of the Education Board) has resigned from the Ministry. It is understood he considers his labour missions, on behalf of the ...

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  21. SHELLS FOR RUSSIA.

    An action heard in the courts, and involving the right to ship munitions from Jersey City, disclosed the fact that one company alone has a contract with ...

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  22. DEPORTED FRENCH.

    Cardinal Hartmann, replying to the Pope on behalf of the German Government, says that owing to the difficulty of feeding the dense populations in the towns of France ...

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  23. SALONICA.

    The British dispersed Bulgarian patrols at Doljeli, west of Lake Doiran. There was bomb and bayonet fighting on Monday night. ...

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  24. SUNKEN STEAMERS.

    Replying, in the House of Commons, to a question whether in the terms of peace the Allies would insist on taking from Germany an equal amount of shipping ...

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  25. IMPORTANT ITALIAN OFFENSIVE.

    In the main Italian theatre of operations, along the I[?]o and Carso fronts, a most promising offensive has begun, which is already attended with important successes. It ...

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  26. PRISONERS IN TURKEY

    It is semi-officially stated in Constantinople that 615 officers and 12,597 men were taken prisoners by the Turks on the capitulation of General Townshend at ...

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  27. THE APPAM CASE.

    Counsel for the German Government has filed a formal appeal against the decision of the United States Supreme Court, in the Appam case. Lieutenant Berg has ...

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  28. SERVIAN ACTIVITY.

    A Rome message states:—The Servians drove out the Bulgarians from Presba and occupied the town. [Presba is situate 20 miles south-east of ...

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  29. NIAGARA'S POWER.

    In order to safeguard the power works at the Niagara Falls, which supply the Canadian munition plants, a ring of barbed wire entanglements has been constructed. ...

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  30. SOLDIERS' PENSIONS.

    The House of Commons this evening voted £6,000,000 for supplementary pensions after Mr. M'Kenna (Chancellor of the Exchequer) had stated that the ...

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  31. DANISH BOAT CAPTURED

    The Danish passenger boat Ydun (645 tons), while returning to Copenhagen with 200 school boys and girls who had been spending a holiday in Jutland, was ...

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  32. MERCHANT SHIPPING.

    The steamer Cufie has left London for Brisbane. The new steamer Cumberland has left Liverpool for Brisbane. ...

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  33. BRITISH BLACK LIST.

    Representative Bennett, speakiug in Congress, favoured the use or the navy to break the black list. He said that a ship carrying black-list goods should be guarded ...

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  34. WAR NOTES.

    The most important development along the front in the Artois-Somme sector this morning is the heavy artillery bombardment mentioned in an unofficial Paris message. It this ...

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  35. ANZACS ON LEAVE.

    The Y.M.C.A. has made arrangements to entertain suitably and take care of Anzacs who are Spending their leave in London. On an average 4000 visit the metropolis ...

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  36. GERMAN DIFFICULTIES.

    Statements of German prisoners show that the troops in the trenches have one day weekly without meat, and those behind up to four days a week. The meat ...

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  37. FUTURE OF SOLDIERS.

    Replying, in the House of Commons, to questious by Sir K. Kinloch [?]ke regarding settling soldiers on the land, Mr. Bonar Law (Secretary of State ...

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  38. FEELING IN GERMANY.

    Much interest is being shown in the despatches of Karl von Welganu, the "World's" Berlin correspondent, whose recent cables have shown how Germany is ...

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  39. ROLL OF HONOUR.

    Albany, the sculler, has been killed in action. The King has conferred the Military Cross on Lieut. Stanley Wootton, 17th ...

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