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  2. THE MEST FORCE.

    There are rumours of a big fleet of transports, with other troops in our neighbourhood, as cypher messages are intercepted by our wireless operators. It is strange to ...

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  3. OUR TROOPS.

    Volunteering continues healthy in New South Wales. Following a week during which nearly a thousand enlisted, yesterday's total of over 200 must be regarded as highly satisfactory. ...

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  4. LATE WAR NEWS.

    Special constables in several London suburbs were called out, when news was received that a number of aeroplanes had been seen flying across the English ...

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  5. CONTRABAND.

    Sir Edward Grey (Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs), in an interim reply to the American Note respecting the examination of cargoes in neutral ships, ...

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  6. AIR RAIDERS.

    A Zeppelin and three aeroplanes flew over Calais on Saturday night in the direction of Dover. Sixteen aeroplanes were Seen over the Channel on Sunday, ...

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  7. THE WAR.

    Attacks by the enemy have been repulsed at several points along the western front. Fierce fighting has been taking ...

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  8. "THE SILVER BULLET."

    We know that in the course of the first three, months, in addition to the regular army, the Territorials, and the men in the navy, 900,000 men enlisted for service abroad. That ...

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  9. POLAND.

    German attacks along the Bzura are now half-hearted, badly concerted, and lacking in impetuosity. The condition of the prisoners captured ...

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  10. UNITED STATES NOTE.

    New York morning papers comment favourably on Sir Edward Grey's reply to the United States Note. The "New York Herald" admits that the ...

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  11. WAR NOTES.

    What is happening at Burnhaupt? There has been very severe fighting there—that much is clear—but exactly what the position is at present it is hard to say, unless we rely solely ...

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  12. MERCHANT SHIPPING.

    The R.M.S. Mongolia, which left Sydney on November 28, has arrived at Plymouth. The steamer Gratia has left for Melbourne. ...

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  13. SITUATION UNCHANGED.

    A German communique describes the situation on the enstern front as unchanged. ...

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  14. HOSPITAL SALARY.

    At a meeting of the committee of the Dubbo District Hospital, another letter was received from the Minister for Public Health bearing on the remuneration paid to the secretary, ...

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  15. TURKEY.

    A communique states:—Fighting in the environs of Karaugan continues stubbornly. The position on other fronts is unchanged. ...

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  16. GERMAN ATTACKS.

    Notwithstanding numerous attacks the enemy was unable to recapture the trenches in the Soissons region. The enemy again bombarded Soissons. Our artillery ...

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  17. AMERICA.

    Passengers by the Sonoma, which arrived from San Francisco yesterday, were unanimous in declaring that public opinion in America was overwhelmingly in sympathy with the ...

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  18. SOISSONS.

    Soissons has figured prominently in this war, as it figured prominently in the Napoleonic campaign. Further severe fighting is now proceeding there, and one more historic cathedral ...

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  19. NOT A HOLY WAR.

    The correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph" at Athens states that the German Ambassador at Constantinople warned the Minister of a Balkan State that in the ...

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  20. BACK TO FRANCE.

    Captain Raymond du Baty, of the French exploring ship La Curieuse, and his chief officer, M. Nozal, will leave by the Niagara on Thursday week for Vancouver, en route to France. ...

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  21. EXPORT OF HORSEFLESH.

    The request made by Mr. Muggridge, of Messrs. Pitt, Son, and Badgery, on behalt of a client for permission to export horseflesh to Belgium or France, has besn curtly turned ...

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  22. THE BLACK SEA.

    It is semi-officially announced that the Russian fleet fought the cruisers Breslau and Hamidieh on the 6th inst., inflicting serious damage. ...

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  23. SEA DOMINATION.

    Herr Demburg advocates the cessation of sea domination, which, he urges, would secure permanent peace. Fleets should be relegated to territorial waters, and ...

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  24. CATHEDRAL DAMAGED.

    Forty German shells on Saturday night damaged the facade of Soissons Cathedral beyond repair. ...

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  25. AIRMEN OVER DUNKIRK.

    Twelve airmen flew over Dunkirk and threw thirty bombs. The casualties were few, and the damage slight, owing to the precautions against air attack. ...

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  26. WARNING TO VESSELS.

    To warn vessels of approaching danger in fogs is the object of a wireless apparatus which the Federal Lighthouse Branch, with the approval of Mr. Tudor (Minister for ...

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  27. FIGHTING IN ALSACE.

    The French entered Burnhaupt-le-Haut in order to indict the maximum loss on Germans, and afterwards retired to their origanal position. The enemy suffered ...

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  28. THE FRENCH UNIVERSITIES AND THE WAR.

    The French Universities have issued the following moderate and dignified manifest addressed to the "Universities of Neutral Countries":— ...

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  29. "ONE MAN."

    And there, stands on record a kingly speech that is worth recalling to-day. The Emperor Alexander agreed to the request that the National Guard should remain "to perform the ...

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  30. THE KONIGSBERG.

    Captain Willett, of the steamer Newbridge, who has arrived from East africa, states that the German cruiser Konigsberg, which was reported some time ago to have ...

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  31. GERMAN STRATEGY.

    The "Daily Mail" says a neutral, constantly in Berlin, who is now in London, declares that the German generals have definitely barred the Emperor from ...

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  32. THE EASTERN CAMPAIGN.

    The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian armios is a master of the art of strategy; as the Germans and the Austrians have already found out to their cost. There is ...

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  33. BAREIER MINES.

    Efforts made on behalf of the Barrier companies to find a market for the lead products have met with further success. Some time ago it was intimated that endeavours were ...

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  34. SURFING FATALITY.

    Every effort was made by the members of the North Narrabeen Surf Club to rescue the late Mr. Long, the victim of the surfing fatality on Sunday. The first who swam out ...

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  35. THE GERMAN VERSION.

    A German communique states: We captured 420 French in the retaking of Burnhaupt. Many French dead and wounded [?] in front of our position and in the ...

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  36. CARDINAL MERCIER.

    The "Osservatore "Romano" says the reports of Cardinal Mereier's arrest are inexact, but the Pope is dissatisfied with the statements of the German Government. ...

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  37. RAVAGES OF TYPHOID.

    "Eyewitness" with the British headquarters staff says the Germans are apparently using pumps electrically worked at Lille to drain the trenches. An attempt ...

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  38. DETAINED CARGO.

    Arrangements for the removal of the Birkenfels from Capetown are now well in hand, and if the decision of the Court is satisfactory on Thursday it is hoped that all obstacles will ...

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  39. TRADE AND COMMERCE.

    The "Times" says the very good Argentine wheat crop should suffice to check any exaggeration of prices this year. India has some expectations of a record yield. The ...

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  40. DAY BAKING.

    Operative bakers have decided not to ask for any further extension of the interim award under which work has been conducted during the past six months. According to a ...

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  41. BUSINESS AS USUAL.

    Mr. George Anlezark, the well-known international footballer, writing from Oldham, England, where he is now stationed, says:—"From my personal observations in the Manchester ...

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  42. AT ANTWERP.

    German officers in Antwerp are forbidden to drive motor cars alone, owing to 60 officers disappearing with motor cars in a few weeks. ...

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  43. FIGHTING FOR OUR LIFE.

    We are fighting for our life, said Lord Haldane, in the Army debate in the House of Lords, under circumstances which make it the duty of "every Englishman" to put all he ...

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  44. CHICAGO WHEAT.

    Wheat futures were quoted yesterday:— May, 13S to 141 cents per bushel; July, 124 to 126[?]. ...

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  45. CONSCRIPTION.

    Mr. Ramsay MacDonald, M.P., speaking at Paddington, said the war provided unanswerable arguments in favour of conscription. "To-day," he said, "we are ...

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  46. EMBARGO ON WOOL.

    Regarding Great Britain's notification that the embargo on Australian wool might be restored, the Government announces that it could not further-object if ...

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  47. TRAGIC QUARREL.

    Violent quarrels between a widow named Isabella Lawson, aged 46 years, residing at Grant-street, South Melbourne, and a lodger, John Ross Allan, wharf-labourer, 45 years of ...

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  48. IRRESISTIBLE EXPLOSIVES.

    The enemy (continues "Eyewitness") is now experiencing to a far greater extent than before the devastating effect of high explosives, which, in this war, have ...

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  49. RECRUITING.

    Six hundred persons have joined the Footballers" Battalion, including many well-known amateurs and professionals. ...

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  50. MISCELLANEOUS NEWS.

    The industrial life assurance offices have already paid £225,000 on 11,000 claims for soldiers and sailors killed in the war. Captain W. Newton (Honourable ...

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