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  2. LATE WAR NEWS.

    The Austrian advance in Servia threatens to cut off Roumania from Western Europe, and prevent the arrival of American goods. This fact is likely to force ...

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  3. REBEL'S LETTER.

    Amongst the annexures to official despatches just received from Colonel Brits at Upington (says a Pretoria message to the ' Cape Times," dated October 25) are the following ...

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  4. TO THE BRITISH.

    The following striking editorial open letter or manifesto to the British nation was published in the Antwerp paper "De Nieuwe Gazet," on September 30, when the Germans ...

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  5. THE FROST BREAKS.

    The frost has broken, and the weather on the northern front is mild, with a sunny, blue sky. Both' sides have been utilising the period ...

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  6. RUSSIANS WIN.

    Germans on the Belgian coast, in the Nieuport district, were attacked by a naval squadron, in conjunction with land forces. ...

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  7. EXAGGERATION SUSPECTED.

    The Government announces that considerable doubt exists as to whether the Turkish plot concerned Mr. Hughes. They are inclined to discredit it as ...

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  8. TOWNSFOLK SUFFER.

    The townsfolk of Armentieres have lodged a protest against the bombardment of the town. There are no military in the town, yet 100 civilians have already ...

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  9. TRADE AND FINANCE.

    The Premier of British Columbia (Mr. McBride) has returned from Ottawa. He announced that reciprocity with Australia was under the Cabinet's consideration. He ...

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  10. THE TURKS.

    It is officially stated that we overthrew the Turks on the whole front in the Erzerum district. The Turks fied precipitately, and were ...

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  11. BELGIAN COAST.

    Mondny's bombardment of the German positions on the Belgian coast included Blankenberghe, where the Germans tried to use 12-inch guns. ...

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  12. TREATY.

    Agreement made and entered, into Dy [?] between the Imperial Government of G.S.W.A., as the representative of his Majesty the Emperor of Germany, and General S. C. Maritz, ...

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  13. INUNDATED AREA.

    The inundated area continues to Increase. Two German regiments were cut off by the inundations near the Yser on Friday. They endeavoured to summon assistance ...

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  14. BRITISH OCCUPY BUSRA.

    It is officially announced that General Barrett reports that the Union Jack has been hoisted at Busra, the principal' Turkish port on the Persian Gulf, the [?] ...

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  15. INDIA'S LITILE SCORE AGAINST GERMANY.

    Mention of these Indian troops recalls an illuminating passage in a recent article by Saint N[?]hal Singh, a well-known Indian writer. He says;—"Whether the Teutons may ...

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  16. IN POLAND.

    A Zeppelin, which was dropping bombs at Plock, was brought down and captured. ...

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  17. CANADA'S OUTPUT.

    The Manufacturers' Association and the Gralngrowers' Association, two bodies which have hitherto been bitter political enemies, united in a deputation to the ...

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  18. FROM SEA AND LAND.

    At dawn on Monday, British airmen reconnoitred the German positions on the coast. They found the enemy's artillery cleveily concealed, and partly burled in ...

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  19. PORTUGAL.

    Congress has unanimously approved [?] the Government's proposal that Portugal should co-operate in the international conflict in accordance with the British alliance ...

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  20. SOUTH AFRICA.

    It is officially stated that Captain Rutherford, with 50 of Enslin's Horse and 100 South African Mounted Rifles, attacked 300 rebels in a strong position at ...

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  21. BRITISH WAR LOAN.

    The war loan has closed, it is understood ' that it has been largely over-subscribed. ...

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  22. THE CAMEROONS.

    It is officially announced that the AngloFrench forces have occupied Victoria, Mujuka, and Buea in the Cameroons without a casualty. ...

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  23. POLAND.

    It is officially stated that the battle near Lodz continues. Russian cavalry at one point attacked the retreating Germans, inflicting great losses and capturing heavy ...

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  24. BRITISH DEER.

    Speaking in Committee on the Finance Bill, in the House of Commons last night. Mr. Lioyd George (Chancellor of the Exchequer) said that temporary rebates, ...

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  25. GREAT DESTRUCTION.

    The British naval squadron destroyed sections of six submarines at Zeebrugge, also a shipyard, military trains, and [?] Immense quantity of stores. ...

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  26. ARTILLERY ASCENDANCY.

    The news that the Allies' artillery in riandeis is proving notably superior to that of the Germans seems to suggeat that the former has now been brought up to ...

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  27. BRITISH OFFICERS' PAY.

    A general increase of army officers' pay is announced. A second lieutenant will now receive a minimum of 7s 6d a day, and those promoted from the ranks a ...

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  28. ELUSIVE EMDEN.

    Lieutenant Meyer, of the German steamer Markomannia, which is interned at Kuala Lumpor, states that the Emden left Kiao-Cliao disguised as a British ...

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  29. AUSTRIANS LEAVE BELGIUM.

    The Rotterdam "Courant" states that all Austrian troops have left Belgium. ...

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  30. NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.

    The Stock Exchange opens on Saturday, but dealings will be restricted to certain classes of bonds. ...

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  31. SIX WEEKS' BATTLE.

    An official review of the six weeks' battle' in Flanders has been distributed to the'troops. It states that it resulted in the failure of the German attempt to ...

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  32. RUSSIAN TACTICS.

    The Germans skilful use of strategic railways gave them decided advantages In the early days of the Vistula-Warta fighting But the Russians, by ...

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  33. OUR TROOPS.

    The 15th (Queensland) battalion of infantiy, comprising headquarters, machine gun section, and six companies, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Cannan, arrived in Sydney ...

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  34. LOANS TO STATES.

    In the House of Representatives, the Prime Minister, in answer to a question, said that the Commonwealth had borrowed from the Imperial Government the sum of £18,000,000. ...

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  35. MISCELLANEOUS NEWS.

    Lord Ernest Hamilton's bon Guy committed suicide owing to ill-health preventing him serving in the navy. Dr. Ollis, of Western Australia, read a ...

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  36. GERMAN PLANS.

    An extraordinary story is told by Mr. Henry C. Long, Boston, attorney and waterways expert. Mr. Long states that he was tracked by German spies in England three months ...

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  37. DREDGE'S FATE.

    Captain Gore, of the dredger Pourabbel, has arrived at Plymouth. He states that the Etnden gave the crew half an hour to save their effects. ...

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  38. WHAT GERMANY FEARED:

    The possibility of the German fleet being shut up in its own harbours, and the economic effects that would 'result, were frankly admitted in the memorandum issued with the ...

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  39. ENEMY TRAPPED.

    The Russiuns trapped three regiments on the bank of the Bzoura River, which was easily fordnble. The Germans crossed the river and found themselves cut off by ...

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  40. WAR NOTES.

    Further details of the Vistula-Warta battle in Poland fully boar out the suggestion that the Germans' use of their flue strategic railways gave them a market advantage in the ...

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  41. CHILIAN NEUTRALITY.

    The State Department has Informed the Chilian authorities that it has been definitely established that the Germans broke Chill's " neutrality by establishing a ...

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  42. THE INDIANS.

    An eye witness with the Indians pays a tribute to the readiness with which they accustom themselves to the novel conditions of trench fighting The German ...

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  43. NEW GUINEA APPOINTMENTS.

    In the Senate, in reply to a question by Senator Shallon (S.A.), Senator Pearce said that in regard to the statement that certain appointments of German officials had been ...

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  44. BOMBS IN WARSAW.

    A German airship dropped a [?]mb outside the American Consulate ar Warsaw. The Windows were broken. Several persions were killed in the street. ...

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  45. INVESTIGATIONS.

    Chili has sent a training ship to Juan Fernandez to investigate whether the Germans have established a naval base there. The Government is prepared to adopt ...

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  46. SCHOOLS OF INSTRUCTION.

    In the Senate this afternoon, the Minister for Defence (Senator Pearce) stated that "arrangements had been made for holding special ' schools of instruction, in which militia ...

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  47. AN AMERICAN REPORT.

    The State Department reports that German bombs fell outside the United States Consulate In Warsaw, indicating that German forces, with Zeppelins, were In close ...

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  48. COPPER FOR GERMANY.

    Five freight cars louded with copper, recently landed at Genoa for Essen, have been detained on the Italian frontier. ...

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  49. FANNING ISLAND.

    The cable steamer Iris has arrived from Panning Island, via Suva Mr. John Milward, manager in the Pacific for the Pacific Cable Board, was a passenger by the vessel. ...

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  50. GERMAN RIFLES.

    At a welcome home tendered to him at Dalby, Father Nolan said ho had come to the conclusion that many reports and cablegrams received in Australia relative to bitterness ...

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  51. DUKE'S NARROW ESCAPE.

    The Duke of Saxe Coburg narrowly escaped death in Poland. A grenade exploded in the midst of his staff, killing three. ...

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  52. 'AERIAL FIGHTING.

    German airmen have been active. They flew, over and dropped bombs at Hazcbrouck, Cassel, Amiens, and Armeutiercs, killing several civilians. ...

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  53. INDIAN LOYALTY.

    The Maharajah of Idar, who is proceeding to the front, in the course of' an interview, said: "If the Emperor requires an army as large as Russia, India is able" and ...

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  54. FROZEN MEAT TRADE.

    Neirly three weeks, ago it was stated in a cabled message from London that the admiralty was commandeering an increasing number of jefrigerating steamers for ...

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  55. PRZEMYSL.

    The Austriaus recently withdrew from the outer forts at Przemysl (Galicia), but we Rusians, suspecting a ruse, drove a mob of cattle towards the forts. ...

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  56. A PROFITABLE COUP.

    A rather fine coup appears to have been brought off by the fleet in its bombardment of Zeebrugge This place is the port of Bruges', with which it is connected by a ship ...

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  57. APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS.

    The Federal Executive to-day made the following appointments to the Australian Expeditionary Force:- To be Major: Majors J. C. O'Brien and A. ...

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  58. GERMANS IN HONGKONG.

    Passengers by the Changsha, which arrived from the East yesterday, stated that German and Austrian subjects had been ordered to leave Hongkong, and the majority of them ...

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  59. KILLED IN MID-AIR.

    Two Taube aeroplanes flew over Haze brouck on Friday and dropped a number of bombs. British nitillery brought down one of them. ...

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  60. DECLARATION OF LONDON.

    Information has reached the Assistant Minister for External Affairs (Mr. Mahon) that the British Ambassador at Petrograd had conveyed to the Secretary of State for ...

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  61. WESTERN FRONT.

    A communique states that generally wings are calm, except for Intermittent [?]ades and German attacks in the Argonne, which were repulsed. ...

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  62. CANADIAN SENSATION.

    The police have arrested three Turks who, it is. alleged, plotted to' kill Colonel S Hughes (Minister of Militia), whose arrival here was expected. ...

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  63. BIKANIR CAMEL CORPS.

    The Bikanir Camel Corps, which has been in a rather ticklish corner on the [?]gyptian frontier through being deceived by the enemy's use of the white flag, is a remarkable little ...

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  64. BRITISH RAIDS.

    It was recently reported that the German Emperor was exaspetated over the success of the British armoured trains, and had offered £1000 for the capture of one. ...

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