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  2. THE ALLIES' ADVANCE.

    The Australian Press Association learns that the French on Thursday attacked between the Ourcq and the Soissons-Chateau Thierry railway, and captured ...

    Article : 976 words
  3. GERMANS IN RETREAT.

    The Allied troops are continuing their advance between the Oureq and the Aisne, and have crossed the Crise, capturing many villages. The French and British now command the country between the Oureq and the Aisne, as far the valley of the Crise. ...

    Article : 270 words
  4. LATE CABLE NEWS

    The French, with the British and Americans, on Friday captured over fifty villages, and advanced on a front of fifty kilometres, attaining a depth of ten kilometres ...

    Article : 113 words
  5. AUSTRALIA HOUSE.

    King George opened Australia House Yesterday. The streets were thronged with people. Australia's day dawned with bright ...

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  6. AID FOR RUSSIA.

    The Allies have landed troops in Archangel. A message received in New York states that an anti-Bolshevik revolution has ...

    Article : 130 words
  7. THE CRISIS PASSING.

    Field-marshal Sir Douglas Haig has issued the following order to the troops:— The fourth year of the war marks the passing of a period of crisis. We can now ...

    Article : 227 words
  8. AMERICAN PROGRESS.

    An American official report states:—The enemy has been driven in confusion beyond the line of the Vesle. Since July 18th, in the course of ...

    Article : 39 words
  9. THE LATE CZAR.

    A message from Stockholm states that Commissary Yakoviev, who carried out the Bolshevik orders to remove the Czar from Tobolsk to Ekaterinburg, described ...

    Article : 186 words
  10. VICTORIA.

    An order has been issued under the Customs Act prohibiting, except by permission of the Minister, the importation into Australia of posters, photographs, sketches, ...

    Article : 110 words
  11. GERMAN PRESS VIEW.

    Amsterdam reports that the German newspapers, commenting on the anniversary of August 4th, declare that the last week's successes have strengthened the ...

    Article : 34 words
  12. BRITISH REPORTS.

    Field-marshal Sir Douglas Haig reports:— Our patrols' progress in the Albert sector has continued. We hold the greater ...

    Article : 297 words
  13. IN THE UKRAINE.

    Amsterdam reports that martial law has been proclaimed in the Ukraine. Measures have been taken in Kieff against expected revolt. ...

    Article : 35 words
  14. ALLEGED WASTE.

    A committee on national expenditure criticises the Ministry for Information's wasteful expenditure on propaganda, much of which is in effect unsuitable. ...

    Article : 79 words
  15. THE ALLIES' ADVANCE.

    The latest French communique states:—During the day our troops, driving back the enemy, rearguards, continued their glorious march on a front of about 50 ...

    Article : 334 words
  16. THE KING'S MEN.

    The King's Men movement was inaugurated at a big public meeting, which was held in the Town Hall this afternoon to commemorate Britain's entry ...

    Article : 405 words
  17. GERMAN DEMANDS.

    A message from Zurich states that Dr. Helfferich, the newly-appointed German Minister in Moscow, has sent a message to M. Trotsky, stating that the ...

    Article : 79 words
  18. LONDON HOLIDAY MAKERS.

    Owing to the restricted railway service, holiday makers have been forming queues for many hours at the principal London stations for the seaside. Thousands ...

    Article : 50 words
  19. ITALIAN REPORTS.

    An Italian naval communique states: Our aviators on three successive days seriously damaged the wharves and shipping at Durazzo, and also several seaplanes ...

    Article : 26 words
  20. OPTICAL GLASS.

    British manufacturers have solved the secrets of Germany's optical glass industry, and are turning out glass equal to the best Jena. ...

    Article : 24 words
  21. AUSTRIAN REPORTS.

    The latest Austrian official report states: We gained more ground astride the Upper Devoli. A previous report stated: Our troops, ...

    Article : 53 words
  22. PURCHASE OF AN ESTATE.

    Mr. S. J. Waring, of Waring and Gillow, Limited, is paying over £1,000,000 for Earl Howe's Gopsall Estate, comprising several villages, and also a ...

    Article : 36 words
  23. AUSTRALIAN STRATEGY.

    "Le Matin's" correspondent on the British front gives further details of the Australian's formidable attack on Merris. The Germans played their game ...

    Article : 123 words
  24. GERMAN REPORTS.

    A German official report, referring to the Crown Prince's army, says:—General Von Boehm's successes on Thursday contributed to the complete success of ...

    Article : 113 words
  25. OUR SYDNEY LETTER.

    Yesterday will be remembered. It was one of the greatest days in our history, a real day, a day of days, in short, A.I.F. Day. Strangely enough, not one in a dozen ...

    Article : 2,312 words
  26. MUTINY IN BULGARIA.

    An Amsterdam telegram states that it is reported that there was a serious mutiny in the Bulgarian army last week, the soldiers demanding immediate peace. ...

    Article : 91 words
  27. EDUCATION OF TROOPS.

    The British military authorities in France have initiated an educational movement among the troops in France, to give men a wider view of their duties as ...

    Article : 83 words
  28. DISTURBANCE IN CANADA.

    It is reported from Toronto that returned soldiers wrecked half a dozen foreign restaurants because of an insult offered to a wounded man. ...

    Article : 84 words
  29. AMERICAN ADVANCE.

    A previous communique states:—On the line of the Ourcq, in hard fighting, we captured Hill 250, southward of Coulonges, and the woods eastward of the ...

    Article : 82 words
  30. THE SUBMARINE FAILURE.

    A Copenhagen telegram states that it is officially reported from Berlin that Admiral von Holtzendorff, the chief of the German Naval Staff, has been retired on ...

    Article : 76 words
  31. JESMOND.

    The anniversary of the Jesmond Lay Methodist Church was celebrated on Saturday, and Sunday. A tea was held in the church on Saturday afternoon, the ...

    Article : 295 words
  32. BRITISH AIR RAIDS.

    The British Admiralty reports: Our Adriatic formations co-operated with the Italian air forces in the recent raids on Cattaro and Durazzo, and land operations ...

    Article : 234 words
  33. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Mr. Joseph Cook, the Minister for the Australian Navy, has been appointed a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. ...

    Article : 288 words
  34. AMERICA'S FORCES GROW.

    General March, the Chief of the United Slates Staff, states that General Pershing is now commanding a million men. The American brigades recently with the ...

    Article : 153 words
  35. GERMAN ADMISSION.

    A message from Amsterdam states that there has been a noteworthy change in the boastful comments of the German newspapers. The "Frankfurter Zeitung," in a ...

    Article : 67 words
  36. TRIBUTE TO ANZACS.

    Several hundred Australian soldiers, nurses and wounded men were entertained at luncheon at Australia House after the ceremony. ...

    Article : 669 words
  37. CANADA'S WAR WORK.

    An Ottawa telegram states that Canada has despatched overseas in four years of war 390,000 men, and has 50,000 in training for early despatch, while 43,000 are dead. ...

    Article : 47 words
  38. FRANCE'S YOUNG SOLDIERS.

    The French Chamber of Deputies, by 325 votes to 47, has called up boys of 18. The speech of M. Clemenceau, the Prime Minister, upon the whole man-power ...

    Article : 67 words
  39. ENEMIES' FOOD TROUBLES.

    Mr. Beland, a former Postmaster-General of Canada, who has been released from Germany, has arrived in Canada. He states that starvation of the Central ...

    Article : 38 words
  40. PRAISE OF FOCH.

    Field-marshal Lord French, the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, speaking in Belfast, said the world had just witnessed an exhibition of leadership and military ...

    Article : 226 words
  41. GERMAN SAVAGERY.

    There is great rejoicing in America at the French entry into Soissons, which is hailed as an important victory. Semi-official advices show that the ...

    Article : 65 words
  42. THE MEAT INQUIRY.

    The inquiry into the proclaimed meat prices was concluded before Mr. G. F. Martin, Assistant Commonwealth Prices Commissioner, at the University ...

    Article : 120 words
  43. GERMAN VICTIMS.

    The Belgian Legation in Washington announces that of 227,000 men deported from Belgium to Germany at the beginning of 1918, 200 have been allowed to return. ...

    Article : 43 words
  44. STOCKTON.

    A meeting of the Stockton Y.M.C.A. committee was held in the literary institute on Saturday evening, when it was arranged to hold a day's sports early in ...

    Article : 122 words
  45. BRITISH JOIN THE FRENCH.

    Mr. Perris reports: On Friday morning intense fighting ensued, when General Mangin resumed the offensive between Plessier-Huleu and Fere en Tardenois, ...

    Article : 131 words
  46. STATE RECRUITING.

    Data to hand show that for the week ending on Friday 268 recruits were accepted throughout the State. This figure falls short by 218 of the required quota ...

    Article : 49 words
  47. DEATH OF MRS. J. S. RODGERS.

    The death took place yesterday of Mrs. Rodgers, the wife of Mr. J. S. Rodgers, of Newcastle. The deceased lady, who was in her 78th ...

    Article : 134 words
  48. TOTAL CASUALTIES TO DATE.

    The return issued by the Defence Department yesterday shows that the casualties in the Australian Imperial Forces to August 3 total 269,400. Details are as ...

    Article : 90 words
  49. EVIDENCE IN NEWCASTLE.

    The Assistant Chief Prices Commissioner will sit at the Newcastle Courthouse at two o'clock this afternoon, for the purpose of hearing evidence in ...

    Article : 87 words
  50. Y.M.C.A. BUILDING CAMPAIGN.

    The Y.M.C.A. now building campaign is receiving hearty support in the city and district, and the substantial amount received should be largely augmented ...

    Article : 66 words
  51. TRIBUTE TO THE BRITISH.

    It is reported from Paris that General Berthelot, commanding between the Marne and Rheims, has issued an Army Order to the British, Australian, and New ...

    Article : 259 words
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