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  2. THE ITALIAN DISASTER.

    Earthquake shocks continue to be felt, and 185 have been registered' since the disaster. The big earthquake rent in two Mount Pizzodeta, which is 6000ft high. The gap can ...

    Article : 330 words
  3. LATE WAR NEWS.

    The "Times" explains that the British success at La Bassee (15 miles south-west of Lille) is unconfirmed. The mud is rendering the trenches a quagmire. A heavy ...

    Article : 72 words
  4. OUR TROOPS.

    Men who are prepared to serve in the Army Medical Corps at Rabaul, and willing to leave at two days notice are insited to call on Captain Smith at the A.M.C. section of the ...

    Article : 597 words
  5. HARD FIGHTING.

    The Allies have made further slight progress on the Belgian coast, near Nieuport, also on the southern wing in Lorraine. ...

    Article : 152 words
  6. WESTERN FRONT.

    A communique states: We progressed 200 metres in the Lombaertzyde district (on the coast north of Nieuport). Despite the storm, we advanced in the ...

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  7. THE WESTERN BATTLE FRONT.

    To-day's cables report further progress at Lombaertzyde, which lies between Meuport and the coast. The Allies' [?]e in Flanders has been pushed forward west of Ypres ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 173 words
  8. FRENCH OFFENSIVE.

    A communique issued in Berlin states that during the four weeks since General Joffre published his general order for attack the French have lost 26,000 dead, ...

    Article : 65 words
  9. INDIAN ENTHUSIASM.

    The tribute paid to the Commander-in-Chief in the Viceroy's speech on January 12 was well merited. All titulary departments continue to do splendid work. ...

    Article : 122 words
  10. STORY OF SOISSONS.

    The German account of the Soissons action says General von Lochow was the commander. Prior to the battle the opposing trenches were near each other on ...

    Article : 296 words
  11. SOISSONS.

    The wounded French troops relate stirring narratives regarding the battle at Soissons. They state that 10,000 Frenchmen were ...

    Article : 193 words
  12. SHOCK AT COOMA.

    Slight shocks of earthquake were experienced at 8 o'clock on Saturday morning at [?] Cooma. ...

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  13. ANOTHER STRIKE.

    Upwards of 600 members of the Victorian branch of the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters, who were engaged in fitting up transports at the State Government Dockyards at ...

    Article : 256 words
  14. GERMAN AFFAIRS.

    Professor Karl Helffericl., director of the Deutscher Bank, succeeds Herr Kuhn as German Finance Minister, the latter having resigned owing to ill-health. ...

    Article : 35 words
  15. RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN.

    A communique states: Successful progress continues on the lower Vistula. Six German regiments made violent assaults on the 16th near Gumine, supported by ...

    Article : 131 words
  16. PATROL TUG.

    The Admiralty patrol tug Chair was holed on Saturday in attempting to get alongside the steamer Erivan for examination purposes. The Erivan was unable to ...

    Article : 93 words
  17. MINISTER RESIGNS.

    Following on a meeting of the Cabinet, the Premier (Mr. A. H. Peake) handed to the press two letters, which showed that the Attorney-General (Mr. H. Homburg) had asked ...

    Article : 496 words
  18. ATHLETES.

    Representatives of all branches of sport gathered in the pavilion of Sydney Cricket Ground last night and formed themselves into a rifle club. ...

    Article : 207 words
  19. HORRORS OF WAR.

    The Pope has written a prayer, beseeching deliverance from the herrors of war. It will be used in Europe on February 7, and outside Europe on March 21. ...

    Article : 39 words
  20. WAR NOTES.

    It is important to England that the Germans shall be kept out of Calais, and it is fitting that British soldiers should be defending the coast. It is important to the French that ...

    Article : 335 words
  21. EGYPT AND "CERTAIN DEATH."

    According to official news from Cairo, there is little doubt now that Turkish troops, led by German officers, will be marching on Egypt almost immediately. How far they ...

    Article : 488 words
  22. COMMONWEALTH CONTROLS LABOUR.

    No further work upon troopships win go to the State Government yards at Williamstown, said the Assistant Minister for Defence (Mr. Jensen) to-day. "I desire emphatically to ...

    Article : 125 words
  23. OPPRESSED BELGIUM.

    A Dutch correspondent at Ostend states that 6000 out of 45,000 of the inhabitants only remain in the city. Horseflesh is the only meat, and there is little bread. The ...

    Article : 121 words
  24. TURKISH DEFEAT.

    A communique says the battle of Karaugan (south-west of Sarykamish) for the last three days was waged in a ceaseless snowstorm. It ended in a complete ...

    Article : 88 words
  25. MORE ATROCITIES.

    The Russian Government has requested the Spanish Embassy to complain to the German and Austrian Governments regarding atrocities perpetrated by soldiers. ...

    Article : 110 words
  26. THE RECRUITS.

    "I take exception to a statement in [?] of the newspapers that the hands of the Government are being forced in regard to the sending of a further contingent," said the ...

    Article : 655 words
  27. NEWCASTLE WORKS.

    Mr. G. D. Delprat, general manager of the B.H. Proprietary Company, spoke this afternoon interestingly, particularly with regard to the company's iron and steel works at ...

    Article : 526 words
  28. TO INVADE EGYPT.

    The Press Bureau, in a communique based on statements of refugees, describes the army that is to invade Egypt as likely to display bravery but incapacity. Many ...

    Article : 148 words
  29. A COSTLY CHARGE.

    Sergeant-major Hands, of the Gordon Highlanders, in a letter, narrates that the regiment was ordered to storm the enemy's trenches, which were loopholed and fitted ...

    Article : 155 words
  30. AT THE QUAY.

    There are few places around Sydney where the effects of the war are more evident than in Circular Quay. The wharfs on both the eastern and western sides, where practically ...

    Article : 308 words
  31. MERCHANT SHIPPING.

    The R.M.S. Orontes, which left Sydney on December 5, nnd the Ionic, which left Auckland on November 29 and Monte Video on December 23, have arrived at London. ...

    Article : 57 words
  32. FRENCH LOSSES.

    The official German statement of French losses during the past four weeks would seem to point to very heavy fighting—even after allowing for the official German practice of ...

    Article : 404 words
  33. MILITARY HORSES.

    In connection with the purchase of horses for military purposes, it has been brought under the notice of the Defence Department that certain persons representing themselves ...

    Article : 139 words
  34. GERMAN EAST AFRICA.

    The Governor of German East Africa has reported that two British warships and twelve transports on November 2 demanded the unconditional surrender of ...

    Article : 74 words
  35. GERMANY'S FINANCE MINISTER.

    The resignation of Herr Kuhn as Minister in charge of the German Imperial Treasury is said to be due to ill-health. The resignation of Count Berchtold as Foreign Minister of ...

    Article : 384 words
  36. RAID ON OSTEND.

    The aeronauts who made a raid on Ostend on January 10 previously engaged three Taube aeroplanes. One British machine was struck nine ...

    Article : 45 words
  37. PROTESTANT ALLIANCE.

    A meeting of the female lodges of the Protestant Alliance Friendy Society was held in the School Hall of St. Paul's, Redfern, on Tuesday, when the goods collected for women ...

    Article : 63 words
  38. BRAVE BELGIANS.

    At the invitation of the local Patriotic Fund's committee, Dr. Long, [?]shop of Bathurst, addressed a meeting in the Oddfellows' Hall last night after church service. The ...

    Article : 151 words
  39. EARL KITCHENER.

    The "Daily Chronicle," rebutting attacks on Viscount Haldane (Lord High Chancellor), states that on August 2 Lord Haldane was assisting Mr. Asquith in the War ...

    Article : 79 words
  40. ENGLISH FOOD PRICES.

    The newspapers are giving prominence [?]o the rise in the price of food. The Board of Trade estimate is that prices in big towns are 19 per cent, above July prices. ...

    Article : 92 words
  41. FEDERAL BY-ELECTION.

    The writ was issued to-day for the C[?]amplans by-election. Nominations close on February 5, and. polling will take place on February 20. ...

    Article : 30 words
  42. ALLEGED SEDITION.

    At yesterday's meeting of the health and bylaws committee of the City Council Alderman Walker complained that speakers associated with a certain organisation had given ...

    Article : 87 words
  43. THE ENGLISH MAIL.

    The English mails by the R.M.S. Mold[?]via left for Melbourne by special train at 6.15 p.m. on Monday. ...

    Article : 28 words
  44. THE OTHER SIDE.

    An important point to remember is that the taking of prisoners from the Allies in the west was a feature of the earlier part of the war, when Belgium was invaded, when the ...

    Article : 310 words
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