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  2. IN GALICIA.

    An Austrian communique claims that the Russians are retreating along the whole front. A party of Russians in good ...

    Article : 125 words
  3. SUBMARINES.

    German submarines by gunfiresa[?] the trawler Stratten in the North Sea, also the schooner Earl of Latham, off Kinsale Head, Ireland. The crews were picked ...

    Article : 55 words
  4. LATE WAR NEWS.

    Jr. Venizelos, the ex-Premier of Greece, has been suddenly recalled to Athens. M. Venizelos, Cabinet was dissolved recently owing to the King disapproving of ...

    Article : 49 words
  5. PAPUA.

    Mr. J. T. Bensted, Commonwealth agent for the territory of Papua, was yesterday authorised by the Lieutenant-Governor of Papua (Judge J. H. P. Murray, C.M.G.), to make the ...

    Article : 1,158 words
  6. BELGIAN DAY.

    Four more cheques for £500 were forthcoming yesterday to the Belgian Day nucleus of £10,000. The morning post brought a letter from Mr. N. C. Bucknoll, of Inverell, ...

    Article : 468 words
  7. THE PREMIERS.

    The Premiers Conference resumed its sittings in the Legislative Assembly Chamber yesterday, this being the third session, Mr. Holman presiding. ...

    Article : 1,630 words
  8. RABAUL.

    Further revelations with regard to the Australian occupation of Rabaui were made to-day in the Federal Parliament. It was stated that the men convicted by ...

    Article : 1,073 words
  9. THE ALLIES' CAUSE.

    The National Patriotic Organisation has arranged a meeting at the Guild Hall on May 19. Mr. Asquith is to move, and Mr. Bonar Law to second, a resolution:—"That ...

    Article : 101 words
  10. TO AVOID RUPTURE.

    The "Nichi-Nichi-Shimbun," a leading Tokio newspaper, states that China has intimeted a desire to enter into an arrangement avoiding rupture. ...

    Article : 32 words
  11. ITALY.

    The Government has suppressed 40 passenger trains on the great lines, alleging as their reason that there is a difficulty of securing coal. ...

    Article : 58 words
  12. RUSSIAN VIEW.

    The Russian Embassy denies the enemy's victory in Western Galicia. ...

    Article : 18 words
  13. PRISONERS OF WAR.

    Sir Edward Grey stated to-day that he had been unofficially informed that nine British officers imprisoned at Cologne bad been subjected to solitary confinement and ...

    Article : 53 words
  14. INDIAN TROOPS IN FRANCE.

    Reports have gained currency in Australia to the effect that the Indian troops had proved a considerable disappointment in France, especially when the trench phase of the war ...

    Article : 303 words
  15. ENEMY'S ARTILLERY.

    A communique states: The AustroGerman forces continue to concentrate on the right bank of the river Dunajee, and their main efforts are ...

    Article : 110 words
  16. GERMAN EMPEROR.

    The German Emperor has telegraphed to Count von Bulow that the English troops are useless. The Russians in the next fortnight will be expelled from Galicia, and a ...

    Article : 70 words
  17. THE RED CROSS.

    General Sir Ian Hamilton's family have given £7000 to the hospitals, and £10,000 to the British Red cross. ...

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  18. THE R.A.S.

    Mr. Samuel Hordern was elected president of the Royal Agricultural Society at a meeting of the council held yesterday. There were three candidates—Messrs. ...

    Article : 203 words
  19. MINERS' WAGES.

    The Prime Minister informed representatives of the Miners' Federation that they had made out a prima facie case in their claim for an advance in wages. Unless ...

    Article : 63 words
  20. LIQUOR LEGISLATION.

    The "Petit Parisien" says the Government is introducing a bill prohibiting the manufacture, sale, and transport of all forms of alcohol. ...

    Article : 32 words
  21. IN POLAND.

    A communique states:—Incessant abortive German attacks are being made east of the Mlawa railway. The enemy left 1000 dead on the field. ...

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  22. ENORMOUS LOSSES.

    An official statement of the past fortnight's operation declares that the German offensive in the western theatre, intended to impress the neutrals, has been ...

    Article : 83 words
  23. CAPTURED GERMAN GENERAL.

    General von Wedel, who, commanding a German division, was taken prisoner near Ossowicz, tried to commit suicide. He was disarmed before his attempt ...

    Article : 32 words
  24. WAR NOTES.

    The vivid account from the pen of Mr. J. Ashmead-Bartlett of the landing of the Australasina troops near Gaba Tepeh, published this morning, gives our people a fine idea of ...

    Article : 224 words
  25. LOST WITHOUT WHITE LEADERS.

    As to the fighting qualities of the Indians, the war correspondent declares "that regiments have, with one or two exceptions, almost invariably given a good account of ...

    Article : 248 words
  26. BALTIC PROVINCES.

    A communique states: An engagement took place yesterday near Libau, with a number of German torpedo-boats. The result of the engagement is not stated. ...

    Article : 59 words
  27. ENGLISH RACING.

    The Royal Ascot race meeting will this year [?] confined to three days, nine races, including the Hunt Cup, being abandoned. ...

    Article : 33 words
  28. JAPAN AND CHINA.

    Reuter's Pekin correspondent says that China has offered to yield practically everything except a few demands, where anent they are making a proposal. ...

    Article : 39 words
  29. SOUTH-WEST AFRICA.

    It is officially announced that General Botha has occupied the railway junction at Karibib, also the stations of Johann Albrechtshohe and Wilhelmistal. ...

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  30. ROYAL SAILORS' REST.

    Mr. T. Mackenzie (High Commissioner for New Zealand) visited Ramsgate in connection with the gift of a cot to the Royal Sailors' Rest, from King George's Rest, Lyttelton ...

    Article : 48 words
  31. WHEAT SUPPLY.

    It is announced that there is sufficient wheat in France to meet requirements until the harvest. The Government is requisitioning stocks ...

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  32. BRITISH INVINCIBILITY.

    Mr. T. Mackenzie (High Commissioner for New Zealand[?], in a speech at the Overseas Club, said he believed, under God, in the invincibility of the British Empire, and ...

    Article : 45 words
  33. A REMARKABLE FEAT.

    It is to be hoped that the people of Australia will be able to realise just what their troops had to face, and what they actually accomplished at Gaba Tepeh; though we are ...

    Article : 274 words
  34. INDEX.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 195 words
  35. ANOTHER HOSPITAL.

    The Imperial Government has accepted New Zealand's offer of another stationary hospital at the front. The staff will number 100. ...

    Article : 31 words
  36. PARK MYSTERY.

    The woman who was outraged in Prince Alfred Park on Monday night has been identified as Sina Herl Pocock, 40 years of age. She had lived with her husband at ...

    Article : 69 words
  37. COL. ROOSEVELT.

    The American correspondent of the "Temps" reports an interview in which Colonel Roosevelt said:—"If I had been President I would have protested against ...

    Article : 69 words
  38. PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMPLY.

    The New South Wales General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church met again yesterday in St. Stephen's Church, Phillip-street, when the following reports were presented and ...

    Article : 280 words
  39. NATIONAL ART GALLERY.

    Two fine oil-paintings, purchased for the National Art Gallery of New South Wales by the director (Mr. G. V. F. Mann) during his visit to England last year, have now been ...

    Article : 344 words
  40. EMPIRE DAY.

    Preparations are well forward for the celebration of Empire Day on May 24, which this year is to be proclaimed a public holiday, in view of its special significance, due to the war. ...

    Article : 95 words
  41. THE CHINESE ASSAULT.

    The Chinese, Ah Lee, who was so foully assaulted in the city on Wednesday night, died at Sydney Hospital shortly after 6 o'clock yesterday evening. On his arrival at the ...

    Article : 96 words
  42. ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 232 words
  43. FOODSTUFFS.

    In the House of Loras to-day the Earl of Crewe stated that India had sown four; million acres of wheat in excess of the previous year's sowing. It was hoped ...

    Article : 55 words
  44. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—Permit me to express the earnest hope that parents and others will not take their children from the schools on Empire Day until the celebrations are over. The children ...

    Article : 404 words
  45. THE PRICE WE PAID.

    Mr. Ashmead-Bartlett's description of the circumstances in which the troops had to land, and the difficulties they had to face when they reached the beach, makes it clear ...

    Article : 268 words
  46. MINE EMPLOYEES' GIFTS.

    Officials and employees of Central mine (Sulphide Corporation) this afternoon formally handed over to the military authorities five horses. ...

    Article : 56 words
  47. LIQUOR DUTIES.

    The second reading of the Defence of the Realm Amendment Bill disclosed violent Irish hostility to the proposed liquor duties. Mr. John Redmond, the Nationalist ...

    Article : 69 words
  48. MOTOR AMBULANCES.

    The Acting Secretary of Defence in a letter to Messrs. John Williamson and Sons regarding the gift of a motor ambulance by the legal profession of N.S.W., says:—"It will no ...

    Article : 106 words
  49. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 105 words
  50. SUBURBAN FIRES.

    A four-roomed wooden house in Tennysonstreet, Mortdale, occupied by Arthur Vincent, was destroyed with most of its contents early on Friday morning. ...

    Article : 43 words
  51. BELGIAN DAY.

    Sir,—In reference to a letter appearing in your issue of 4th inst above the nom-deplume of "Historicus," it is to be regretted that even a feeble protest is made against ...

    Article : 166 words
  52. PUBLIC SCHOOL ROWING.

    The preliminary heats of the public schools head of the river beatrace were rowed on the Upper Yarra this afternoon. There was an attendance of about 15,000 people, amongh whom were hundreds of old boys ...

    Article : 120 words
  53. WINE AND SPIRIT TRADE.

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, at the House of Commons to-day, met representatives of the wine and spirit trades, including an Australian representative. He ...

    Article : 51 words
  54. LIEUT. STEEN.

    A private cable message was receive[?] yesterday by relatives of Lieutenant Stee[?], previously reported as killed, to the off[?] that he was only slightly wounded. ...

    Article : 32 words
  55. ITALIAN ATTITUDE.

    Judging by the tone of the comments of the German papers. It would seem that they now take it practically for granted that Italy will enter the war on the side of the Entente ...

    Article : 413 words
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