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  2. THE ANTARCTIC.

    Commander Evans, who has been interviewed, said that probably Lieutenant Stenhouse selected the Aurora's winter quarters northward of Cape Evans, where ...

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  3. WAR NOTES.

    None of the later attacks which the Germans have launched at intervals against the French defences at Verdun have equalled in strength or sustained effort the two first great ...

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  4. THE ALLIES.

    The Consul-General for France (M. Chayet) forwards the following, translation of a cable message received from the Premier of France regarding the Paris ...

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  5. THE BELGIANS

    The following message, on behalf of the Belgians, has been cabled to us by Alderman Sir Charles Wakefield (Lord Mayor of London): ...

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  6. IN FRANCE.

    A neutral observer thus describes a visit to British General Headquarters in France: Endless rooms, hundreds of busy clerks, both men and women, scores of ...

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  7. WESTERN FRONT.

    The feature of the day's war news is the success of the French offensive. Not content with repulsing the enemy, the heroes of Verdun assaulted a strong ...

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  8. VERDUN.

    The French have assumed the offensive in the vicinity of Verdun. They vigorously attacked ...

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  9. EASTERN FRONT.

    A communique states:—In the region west of Lake Narocz we dislodged the enemy from the southern part of the forest near the village of Mohritza. We forced ...

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  10. RUSSIA.

    General Polivanoff, at his own request, has resigned the position of Minister for War. General Chouvaieff (head of the Commissariat Department) will succeed ...

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  11. "THE FRENCH OFFENSIVE."

    In the meantime we note that the unofficial reports from Paris lay great stress upon what they describe as the "French offensive." They have been moved to use this term be ...

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  12. MR. HUGHES.

    Hundreds of messages of sympathy are reaching Mr. Hughes. To-day, the Private Secretary to the King, (Lord Stamfordham) expressed his Majesty's ...

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  13. BULGARIANS.

    The Bulgars bombarded the Greek village of Karaisina (near Janitza). French troops drove out the Germans who entered Greek territory at various points. ...

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  14. CRETE.

    The "Hestia" says that two British cruisers filled with troops have arrived at Suda, in the north of the Island of Crete. The officers landed and visited the Consul ...

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  15. GREECE AND THE ENTENTE.

    It would be interesting to know exactly what is behind one Athens cable this morning. "The Entente Ministers," we are told, "have addressed a note to the Greek Government ...

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  16. COMMON ACTION.

    The Allied conference has closed. It is understood that the British members of the conference consider the resuits will be immediate and far-reaching, ...

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  17. RECRUITING.

    In the House of Commons Mr. Walter Long, President of the Local Government Board, in response to the demand of the public for a full statement of the ...

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  18. PENETRATION OF ALBANIA?

    Greece has always wished to extend her territory north-westward, so as to embrace the whole of Epirus and it may be that sh has seized the opportunity which presented ...

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  19. FREIGHT PROBLEM.

    Mr. T. J. Macnamara, Financial Secretary to the Admiralty; in reply to a question in the House of Commons today, said that Australia was responsible ...

    Article : 264 words
  20. ITALIAN CAMPAIGN.

    A communique states:—Fierce, desperate lighting has occurred in the last 48 hours north-west- of Gorizin. The enemy on the 26th concentrated an intense artillery fire ...

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  21. THE SUBMARINES.

    The steamers Kelbride Lavinia Westoll (3131 tons) and the Dutch steamer Dueveland were, sunk. The crews were saved. SUSSEX AND TUBANTIA. ...

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  22. MUNITION WORKERS.

    Thirty engineers on the Clyde were charged in the police court with partaking in a strike at W. Beardmore aud Co.'s (Ltd.), and other important works. ...

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  23. TRAINS IN COLLISION.

    The Twentieth Century Limited express during a fog collided with a passenger' train which had previously been wrecked in another collision on the Lakeshore railroad. ...

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  24. THE WORK OF THE DRIFTERS.

    A regular contributor to the "Naval and Military Record" enters a timely plea for recognition of the fine anti-submarine work done by the steam drifters in the war. ...

    Article : 398 words
  25. WEATHER IN ENGLAND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 175 words
  26. GERMAN STEAMERS.

    Lord Robert Cecil (Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs) announced in the House of Commons to-day that Italy had requisitioned German vessels. ...

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  27. THE MINNEAPOLIS.

    The steamer Minneapolis was torpedoed without warning on the morning of the 23rd. She floated for some time. A futile attempt was made to tow her. Eighteen ...

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  28. THE AUSTRALLIANS.

    An epidemic of marriages has occurred among convalescent Australian soldiers, Five mnrriages were celebrated from Abbeywood depot this week. A Western ...

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  29. GERMAN LINER ADELAIDE.

    There is a possibility that the German liner Adelaide (which sheltered at Loanda, Portuguese South Africa on August 13, 1914) will be seat to Australia, but definite ...

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  30. AN INTRUDER.

    An extraordinary scene occurred in the House of Commons to-day. An army medical lieutenant leapt from the distinguished strangers gallery and dropped ...

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  31. RED CROSS.

    Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, president of the Australian Blanch of the Red Cross Society, attended the meeting of the New South Wales Red Cross executive yesterday ...

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  32. INDIAN GIFTS.

    The Punjab aeroplane fund has closed, the total subscriptions amounting to £96,000 sterling. The Government has purchased 43 armoured aeroplanes. ...

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  33. GOODS FOR CHINA.

    A proclamation was issued by the Federal Government to-day prohibiting the exportation of any goods to China (not including Hongkong) and Siam without the consent of ...

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  34. MISCELLANEOUS.

    King George, in thanking President Poincare for the message in which the French President asked his Majesty to convey to New South Wales France's profound ...

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  35. HONOURED BY FRANCE.

    President Poincare has conferred the following honours:- Chevalier of the Legion of Honour: Brigudier-General George Richardson ...

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  36. MERCHANT SHIPPING.

    Arrivals: At London, Koranna, S (left Sydney Jan. 8); at San Francisco, Sierra, S (left Sydney March S). Departures: For Sydney, Werribee, s ...

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  37. ENEMY FIRMS.

    The Acting Prime Minister (Senator Pearce) said to-day that a communication had been received from Mr. Bonar Law (Secretary of State for the Colonies) on the subject of the ...

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  38. LAND FOR SOLDIERS.

    The British South Africa Co. proposes to grant 500,000 acres of free land to selected soldiers and settlers from oversea. ...

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