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  2. GENERAL ITEMS.

    The Government has notified that cinematograph theatres are not allowed to show war pictures in any shape or form, otherwise their license will be instantly ...

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  3. TELEGRAPHISTS ASSIST.

    At a meeting of telegraphists of the New South Wales Post and Telegraph Association, held on Saturday, the following resolution was carried:— ...

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  4. OVERSEA MAILS.

    The manager of the P. and O. Company stated yesterday morning that cables had been received which indicate that the company intends to carry out the mail programme as ...

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  5. GERMAN COLONIES.

    The "Times" military correspondent states that the forces of the Oversea Dominions would be best utilised in capturing German colonies. This must be done ...

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  6. "ONE PARTY."

    Addressing an election meeting here, Mr. H. Hoyle, Minister for Railways, said the moment had arrived when it was inopportune to discuss politics. The time had come when all ...

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  7. WAR INSURANCE RATE.

    The Government war insurance rate has been reduced to four guineas. ...

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  8. A WAR FUND.

    Sir.—I notice by this morning's press that the Lord Mayor intends to open a patriotis fund in this State, and I know that meny people in the kindness of their hearts are ...

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  9. GERMAN COLONY.

    Germans at Lome, a coast village of West Central Africa, made no resistance and surrendered South Togoland to a distance of 85 miles from the coast. ...

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  10. EFFECT ON INDUSTRY

    The Federal Attorney-General (Sir William Irvine) said, last night, that the question of preventing the present crisis from resulting in any serious diminution of employment had ...

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  11. A "RED CROSS" MATINEE.

    In order to supply medical stores and physical comforts for Australian soldiers, [?] matinee performance is being organised by a number of society ladies, under the ...

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  12. AND A PUBLIC SCHOOL BOY.

    Sir Edward Grey, Britain's Foreign Minister, in this crisis, is simply the best type of an English Public school boy, and tbe foreign policy of the Empire during his ...

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  13. CONTRABAND MATERIAL.

    The Collector of Custonms has been authorised to evercise discretionacy power in enforcing the prohibition of the export. Interstate transfer, or coastwise remeval of goods ...

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  14. ORIENT MAIL STEAMER COMING.

    The Orient Company's R.M.S. Omrah left Colombo at noon on Sunday last, and is due at Fremantle at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, August 18. ...

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  15. JAPAN.

    Japan has issued an ultimatum. ...

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  16. SAILORS' WIVES.

    A branch of the Royal Naval Friendly Union of Sailors' Wives was formed at a meeting held at Admiralty House on Saturday morning. Lady Patey, who convened the meeting, ...

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  17. THE DOMINIONS.

    The sale of firearms has been prohibited throughout the South African Union. German reservists must report themselves to the authorities daily. ...

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  18. THE PACIFIC CABLE.

    The postal authorities notify the receipt of advice from the Pacific Cable Board that, owing to the present pressure, the conditions applicable to transmission and delivery ...

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  19. IN ENGLAND.

    A patrol challenged a foreigner on the Tyne Bridge last night, and on the man endeavouring to escape he was shot dead. When the patrol challenged, the ...

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  20. INDIAN LOYALTY.

    An unprecedcatedly large and representative meeting carried a resolution declaring Karachi's readiness to make all sacrifices to preserve the integrity of the Empire. ...

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  21. PATRIOTIC FUND.

    The Lord Mayor (Alderman R. W. Richards) expressed confidence yesterday that there would be a magnificent response to the appeal that had beer made for the establishment of a ...

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  22. THE OLD ARGUMENT.

    The argument used to be used, 20 years ago, that Australia was liable to be a heavy loser by being drawn into war, through her connection with the British Empire. Well, here ...

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  23. WAR NOTES.

    It may not strike everybody—but there are at least two ways of helping the British people in this crisis; and it may be added, two ways of helping the enemy. We can ...

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  24. GERMANS TO REGISTER.

    The "Gazette" notice calling upon Germons residing in Australia to register their names and other particulars was officially issued this afternoon. ...

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  25. LABOUR WOMEN'S ACTION.

    Women connected with the Labour Leagues do not wish to be considered as behindhand in the Red Cross movement. Tho secretary of the P.L.L., Mr. J. Grant, ...

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  26. EXPORT TRADE.

    The Customs-house returns, giving the exports of frozen produce from Sydney during the week ended August 8, strikingly illustrate the disastrous effect of the war upon the ...

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  27. THE NORTHERN SUBURBS.

    Lady Cullen, Mrs. R. Arthur, and Mrs, Curlewis have interested themselves in the work of helping the Red Cross Society, so far as the northern suburbs ac concened. At the ...

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  28. PATRIOTIC EMPLOYERS.

    At a meeting of the central council of the employers of Australia to-day, the president (Mr. George Fairbairn) assured members from information he had received that no employer ...

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  29. CENSORSHIP.

    Several members of the House of Commons have urged that trained journalists should be associated with the military censors to prevent friction and delay in ...

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  30. IN AUSTRALIA.

    Here, in Australia, a country which is at war with possibly the most powerful single nation on earth, not a bank has been closed. Our normal trade has been interfered with ...

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  31. AUTOMOBILE CORPS.

    Captain C. E. Waters, officer commanditas the New South Wales section of the Australian Volunteer Automobile Corps, yesterday stated that the motorists who were now fully ...

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  32. THE UNEMPLOYED.

    Sir,—In the "Sydney Morning Horald" of August 6 is a letter from Dr. Richard Arther, suggesting a few sensible methods for meeting the impending industrial restriction caused ...

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  33. GIRLS' REALM GUILD.

    Yesterday afternoon a meeting was held in the cloak-room at the Town Hall, in connection with the Girls' Realm Guild, when the question of abandoning guild work in the ...

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  34. THE MAIN FLEET.

    It is not worth endangering the life of a single seaman for the sake of a scrap of sensational news—much less the safety of a fleet. Therefore it must be expected that the war ...

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  35. THE IRONWORKS.

    The mills at the ironworks have been idle since Thursday, with the exception of the 27inch mill. Seen this morning, Mr. Charles Hoskins stated that every effort would be ...

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  36. THE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE.

    Lord Kitchener's message to Australia was "Roll up! Roll up!" If he had been at Victoria Barracks yesterday he would have been gratified at the enthusiastic response to his call. ...

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  37. FRANCE AND AUSTRIA.

    The Government has been informed that part of the Austrian mobilisation is directed against the French frontier, and has asked Austria to explain her ...

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  38. STORES AND CLOTHING.

    At a meeting held at the Cairo, Macleny-street, on Friday, the women present, who included Mesdames Brady, Gordon Wesene, Edwarde, Hayes. Antill, Taylor, W. J. Adams, ...

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  39. ARCHBTSTIOP KELLY'S SYMPATHY.

    Archbishop Kelly called upon the Lord Mayor yesterday, and intimated that as representing a large section of the community he desired to make it known that he was in ...

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  40. RESUMPTION AT STEEL WORKS

    A resumption of work took place to-day at the steel works at Port Waratah, and 200 of the 1000 men who were put off last Thursday recommenced their work. ...

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  41. NEED OF HORSES.

    Sir,—Some 2000 borses will probably be [?] quired to horse our contingent to be sent from Australia. Might I suggest that those of our squatters breeding horses might help the ...

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  42. AN IMPASSABLE GULF.

    A neutral merchant ship—Norwegian—has been sunk by a mine in the North Sea, off the coast of Holland. Three stokers and three passengers were drowned. How long ...

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  43. RUSSIA.

    The Czar received in audience at his Winter Palace members of the Council of the Empire and of the Duma. He said:— "The enthusiasm and patriotic sentiments ...

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  44. DREADNOUGHT FUND.

    The suggestion has been made in several quarters that the Dreadnought Fund, taised several years ago, might now be devoted to some other purpose than the bringing out of ...

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  45. COPPER MINES CLOSE.

    Hampden Cloncurry copper mines have closed down their various mining properties and smelting works, pending some negotiations for financing the output of blister cop[?] ...

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  46. OLD FORT-STREET SCHOOLGIRLS.

    A movement has been inaugurated in connection with former Fort-street schoolgirls bolding St. John's Ambulance certificates, in order to form an ambulance corps. Misses ...

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  47. TIN MINES CLOSING.

    Owing to the war there is no demand for tin. A number of dredges and mines here are closing down. Seventy men were put off one drodge on Saturday, while those still ...

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  48. UNIFYING SCHEME.

    As a result of offers of assistance from ambulance, first aid, and similar organisations, Senate. Millen has had a conference with the Director-General of Medical Services ...

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  49. A.J.C. PROPOSAL.

    There is a proposal afoot that the Australian Jockey Club should make a handsome donation for patriotic purposes in connection with the war. ...

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  50. A REAL FIGHTING MAN.

    Ono does not suppose that Mr. Lloyd George in his wildest flights of Celtic imagination ever dreamed of being one of the most brilliant fighters in the long prophesied ...

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  51. OBITUARY.

    Rear-Admiral Charles Luean has died. He Was the first man to win the Victoria Cross. ...

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  52. WOMEN'S EFFORTS.

    The following letter was received by Lady Helen Munro Ferguson from Lady Edeline Strickland:— "I have read your letter published this ...

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  53. BULGARIA NEUTRAL.

    The King has promised Russia that he will do his utmost to keep Bulgaria neutral. ...

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  54. TUG AND PUNT DRIFTING.

    The tug Carrington proceeded to sea yesterday with a punt in tow, and, when some distance off the Heads, drifted away to the south. The pilot steamer Captain Cock went ...

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  55. WAR RELIEF FUNDS.

    Several of the Sydney managers have been approached to organise benefit matinees for different war relief funds, as a result of which they met at the J. C. Williamson offices ...

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  56. IN VICTORIA.

    The Patriotic Fund amounts to £3750. The Governor gave £100, and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace gave £1000. ...

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  57. CIVIL SERVANTS' POSITIONS.

    Directions have been given by the Premier (Sir Alexander Peacock) that officers of the Public Service who join the expeditionary force are not to lose their seniority while absent ...

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  58. SERVIA AND GERMANY.

    German Ministers at Belgrade and Nish have departed. ...

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  59. IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Mayor (Alderman A. simpson) oponed a patriotic fund at the meeting of the Adelaide City Council this afternoon, and several substantial donations were made. Nearly £300 ...

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  60. BULGARIAN MINISTER.

    General Dimitriff, who is now Minister for Bulgaria at St. Petersburg, has volunteered to serve with the Russian troops. ...

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  61. CASUALTIES.

    The body of David Brown, 27, residing of St. Paul-street, Randwick, was found suspended by a clothes-line from a tree in [?] mouth-street, Randwick, early yesterday ...

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  62. IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The Governor (Sir Harry Barron), having started a patriotic fund, and invited the Mayor of Perth to co-operate. all contributions in the State will be concentrated in this ...

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  63. THE PEOPLE'S FOOD.

    At a special meeting of the council of the Master Retailers' Association held yesterday, the members unanlmously endorsed the action of the sectional committee to the ...

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  64. AN ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING

    Lady Edeline Strickland presided at a gathering of ladies at Cranbrook yesterday afternoon. The proceedings were marked with the utmost enthusiasm. ...

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  65. ITALY DETERMINED.

    Notwithstanding pressure and promises of aggrandisement, Italy still persists in refusing to break her neutrality. Great popular demonstrations in favour of ...

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  66. AMOUNTS RECEIVED.

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  67. AMBULANCE OFFER.

    At a special meeting yesterday of the executive committee of the Newtown District Ambulance and Transport Brigade it was desided to place the services of the organisation ...

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  68. THREE WORKERS.

    Another man on whom the burdon is falling is Mr. Asquith, with his massive leonine head and magnificent intellect, to whom all parties have learned to look as the strong. wise man. ...

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  69. RESTRICTION ON PHOTOGRAPHERS.

    The Inspector-General of Police has been notified that it has been decided to prohibit the taking of photographe of any portion of the barbour or the fortirications. and be has ...

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  70. AUSTRALIAN FLEET.

    Although the Australian Fleet has been working under a scheme proposed by the Admiralty since the outbreak of war, the formal transfer by the Commonwealth to the ...

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  71. THE PREMIERS.

    The Premier, Mr. Holman, has accepted the Prime Minister's invitation to a conference. Mr. Holman will leave for Melbourne to-night. ...

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  72. ENGLISH MONEY.

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Lloyd George, speaking in the House of Commons, said that the queue in front of the Bank of England had vanished, and ...

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  73. THE WOMEN'S LIBERAL LEAGUE.

    "Our Empire is at war. We women have to do our share." In these words Mrs. John Waugh announced the object of a meeting held yesterday morning ...

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  74. RAILWAY AUDIT OFFICIALS.

    Some members of the staff of the railway audit office having been called out on military duty, and a further number being advised to hold themselves in readiness for smilar duty. ...

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  75. STOCKS OF FLOUR.

    The Minister for Agriculture has caused a circular letter to be sent to each miller in the State to the effect that it is desired to obtain immediate information as to what ...

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  76. SYDNEY STOCK EXCHANGE.

    The membern of the Sydney Stock Exchange met again yesterday morning, but were again unable to decide whether to close or not. The meeting was, therefore, adjourned until ...

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