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  2. RED CROSS.

    The first annual meeting of the New South Wales branch of the Red Cross Society took place in the Town Hall last evening. His Excellency the Governor presided over a ...

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  3. LATE WAR NEWS.

    The capture of the steamers belonging to the Woermann line involves a personal loss to the German Emperor, who is a large shareholder. ...

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  4. OUR TROOPS.

    No surprise is expressed in military quarters at the landing of the Australian First Expeditionary Force in Egypt. It is said there are reasons for this, other than those ...

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  5. POLAND.

    It is stated that the Germans have been carrying on an aggressive offensive in Poland, where they hold a strong position. ...

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  6. IN POLAND.

    The Petrograd correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph," in a message dated Friday, states that the Germans have been heavily reinforced, and carried on an ...

    Article : 160 words
  7. OTHER CORRESPONDENTS.

    "S. E."—(1) The Arethusa class carry two six-inch, six four-inch, and four machine guns, with four, torpedo tubes: (2) the vessel is almost certain to be the old Wallaloo, ...

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  8. SUNK BY MINES.

    The Swedish steamers Luna and Ever[?] have been sunk by mines off the coast of Finland. The crew of the Luna were rescued, but ...

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  9. KING GEORGE.

    While at the front in Belgium King George conferred the Order of Merit on Sir John French, and decorated King Albert of Belgium with the Order of the Garter. ...

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  10. AEROPLANE V. AIRSHIP.

    In view of the feverish haste with which Germany is adding to her fleet of airships, one cablegram published this morning is of striking interest. It seems that a German airship, ...

    Article : 278 words
  11. SOUTH AFRICAN REBELS.

    The cabled news of yesterday that the South African Government is confiscating the tarms, stock, and other property of the rebels comes in sequence to a proclamation which ...

    Article : 248 words
  12. ASYLUM BOMBARDED.

    The Germans bombarded a lunatic asylum on the outskirts of Lodz. Scores of lunatics jumped from the windows, and many were burned alive. ...

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  13. RUSSIAN FIGHTERS.

    The Russian commanders are glad to fight at some distance from the German frontier, where the strategic railways greatly assist the enemy. The Russian ...

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  14. P. AND O. COMPANY.

    The Peninsular and Oriental S. N. Company's report shows that the profit during the year amounted to £339,703. A sum of £68,703 was carried forward. ...

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  15. BELGIAN NEUTRALITY.

    The Press Bureau, replying to allegations that Britain contemplated forestalling Germany's invasion of Belgium, publishes a despatch by Sir Edward Grey, dated April ...

    Article : 87 words
  16. GERMAN PRISONERS.

    One military and eight German prisoners of war were brought to Auckland by the Navau from Samoa. The military prisoner is a private, who was sentenced to 90 days' ...

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  17. THE SPIRIT OF FRANCE.

    A Sydney citizen received a letter yesterday from an Australian in London whose business in life has made him a keen observer of men and affairs. He was in France a few ...

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  18. WESTERN FRONT.

    A communique states: Near the house at Poesele, on the right bank of the canal, beween Diximude and Ypres, which was captured after a month's stubborn fighting, ...

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  19. A YEAR BEFORE.

    Signor Giolitti (formerly Premier), speaking in the Chamber of Deputies, disclosed that on August 9, 1913, Austria notified the Marchese di San Giu[?]ano (the late Italian ...

    Article : 129 words
  20. MERCHANT SHIPPING.

    The steamer Maitai, from Sydney, has arrived at San Francisco. ...

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  21. LODZ BOMBARDED.

    Lodz has been bom[?]rded for several days and nights. Fighting has taken place in the suburbs, in which small bodies of Germans have been driven back. ...

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  22. GENERAL ITEMS.

    Captain J. E. Duigan, of New Zealand, has graduated at the Staff College, Quitta, a British settlement of Western Africa. ...

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  23. GERMAN REPORT.

    It is officially reported in Berlin: We [?]vacnated Vermelles (between Bethune and Lens) in accordance with a concerted plan, as its further retention would entail ...

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  24. SHIPS IN JAVA.

    The Roon, Stolberg, and other German steamers, containing goods consigned to Australia, are sheltering in Javanese ports, instead of completing their voyages to our ...

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  25. GERMAN CLAIMS RIDICULED.

    An official statement ridicules the Ger man claim to have captured 60,000 prisoners on November 28, and 12,000 on December 2, declaring that it is purely ...

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  26. THE SYDNEY'S WOUNDED

    The following details regarding the wounded officers and men of H.M.A.S. Sydney in the fight with the Emden have been received by the naval authorities by mail, dated Colombo, ...

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  27. IRELAND'S PART.

    Mr. John Redmond, leader of the Irish Nationalists, speaking at Tuam, said there were 89,000 Irishmen in the army when war broke out; 54,000 had since enlisted, ...

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  28. FROSTBITTEN INDIANS.

    There Is little activity at the front. There is a noteworthy decrease in the wounded, though many soldiers are in the hospitals, particularly Indians suffering from ...

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  29. BRITISH AND GERMAN NAVAL LOSSES.

    A correspondent ("Pommie") asks that [?] should give the naval losses of Britain, and Germany since the beginning of the war. No official lists have been published, but the ...

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  30. CITY TREASURER'S SON.

    Mr. Solomon, city treasurer, has just received a letter from his son, Keneth M. H. Solomon (who lately took his degree in Oxford University, and at the outbreak of war ...

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  31. THE SERVIANS.

    It is denied that the Servian Government is removing from Nish, as was stated in a Nish message yesterday, when it was said the capital had been transferred to ...

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  32. TRANSPORT OF TROOPS.

    The British navy has convoyed over 2000 transport voyages to France since August 5, without a single casualty. ...

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  33. VICTIM OF THE EMDEN.

    Captain Archdeacon, of the steamer Chindwara, which arrived from Calcutta, via ports, yesterday, has had personal experience of the raids of the German cruiser Emden. He ...

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  34. A SHARP STRUGGLE.

    Four hundred French volunteers, including 100 Zouaves, made a night attach on the ferryman's house at Poosele, commanding an important bridge over the Yser ...

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  35. CANTEENS.

    In answer to statements contained in a letter, it is stated that the Defence Department desires to make no money out of canteens, as the proceeds will be spent on articles for ...

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  36. GENERAL ITEMS.

    The Board of Trade announces that it is not intended to remove the prohibition on the export of wool and woollen goods for at least two months, but it is ...

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  37. MONTENEGRO.

    King Nicholas of Montenegro has telegraphed to the "Bourse Gazette" stating that a third of the Montenegrin army has fallen on the battlefield, and that ...

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  38. AIRSHIP DESTROYED.

    A German airship, laden with explosives, crossed the British lines near Lille. Three British acroplanes appeared. They soon won a superior altitude, and a single shell ...

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  39. GERMAN PRECAUTIONS.

    Owing to the activity of the Allies' airport in Belgium, the Germans are employing a fleet of armoured motor cars, equipped with anti-afreraft guns. ...

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  40. "INHUMAN MONSTERS."

    Mr. Stephen R. Miller, chief clerk. Railway Audit Office, writes:—"I have to-day received a letter from my son, and I think the following extract will be of interest as confirming ...

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  41. TURKEY.

    The Turkish armoured cruiser Hamidieh (3800 tons, of 22.2 knots) struck a mine, and was seriously damaged. She only regained Constantinople with difficulty. ...

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  42. QUEENSLAND FUNDS.

    The various Queensland patriotic funds now total approximately £190,000, including the Patriotic Fund £120,428, "Courier" Fund £37,636, Belgian Fund £18,960, Red Cross ...

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  43. A SPY'S WORK.

    Details of the bombardment of Lampernisse, castward of Dix[?] when the Germans violently bombarded the town and blew up the north-western spur of Legrurle ...

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  44. STRANDED WARSHIP.

    A four-funnelled warship, whose nationality is unknown, is reported to be stranded off the Californian coast. Lifesavers are standing by. The fighting tops of the ...

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  45. COUNTRY HELP.

    Since the formation of the Denman branch of the Red Cross Society, under the leadership of Mrs. E. R. White, of Merton, this energetic unit has already sent over £500 to ...

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  46. DEATH AT SEA.

    A cable message received by the military authorities from the commander of the First Australian Expeditionary Force, Major-General Bridges, reports another death at sea— ...

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  47. AUSTRALIAN DOCTORS.

    It is stated that risk of depriving Australasia of the services of so many of its leading practitioners for any extended period has been appreciated by the Defence Department, ...

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  48. WANTON DESTRUCTION.

    An eye-witness with the British headquarters staff confirms the reports regarding the wantonness and vin[?]ictiveness of the bombardment of the Cloth Hall and the ...

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  49. WAR NOTES.

    The position in Poland seems to have become, for the time being, somewhat akin to that in the western theatre—two great armies facing each other of such numerical ...

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  50. THE EMDEN.

    Reuter's correspondent at Alexandria states that an officer on the Emden told a passenger on a transport that the Emden for several weeks had been cut off from ...

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  51. CLOTHING NEEDED.

    Miss Marjorle Mort, secretary of the New South Wales branch of the society, has received the following letter from the secretary of the British Red Cross Society: ...

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  52. IN THE EAST.

    "The Chinese are strong sympathisers with the British, and, like everyone else, hope that the war Will soon come to an end," said Mr. J. Blechynden, who has been a resident ...

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  53. LOWTHER RANGE'S CARGO.

    London "Fairplay" of October 29, received by yesterday's English mail, states that a good deal of surprise was expressed at the capture of the London steamer Lowther ...

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  54. FORTIFYING THE RHINE.

    Private letters received from Germany state that foreigners have been expeiled from the eastern banks of the Rhine, which are being prepared for powerful ...

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