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  2. THE WAR LOAN.

    Mr. Asquith (Prime Minister) addressed a crowded meeting of city men at the Guildhall this evening, and had an enthusiastic reception. He said that ...

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  3. "COURIER" PATRIOTIC FUNDS.

    The springs of Queensland loyalty and devotion to the Empire cause continue to well generously to the funds established by the "Courier" for the many purposes ...

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  4. Advertising

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    Advertising : 574 words
  6. TRAVELLING KITCHENS.

    The fund to provide travelling kitchens for our troops when—[?]mpaigning is a practical step in a right direction, and the sums contributed, which were added ...

    Article : 84 words
  7. WOOLWICH ARSENAL.

    Mr. Will Crooks, Labour M.P. for Woolwich, stated in an interview that the Woolwich Arsenal, even now, was working one-third below its capacity, and ...

    Article : 94 words
  8. "OLD ORKNEY'S" OFFER.

    There was no further reply yesterday to "Old Orkney's" offer in connection with the supply of a travelling kitchen for the 25th Battalion. The fund at ...

    Article : 35 words
  9. "THE FLAG OF FREEDOM."

    Over sixty names have been inscribed on "The Flag of Freedom" The conditons are that the donor of £1 upwards is qualified to have his, or her, name ...

    Article : 84 words
  10. THE FINANCE BILL

    In the House of Commons to-day the Finance Bill was considered in Committee Mr. M'Kenna (Chancellor of the Exchequer) secured the insertion of a new ...

    Article : 67 words
  11. RIGHT OF CONVERSION.

    Difficulty has been experienced, as previously cabled, in selling Consols, as it is doubtful how trustees and other holders will be able to raise the money to make ...

    Article : 110 words
  12. "STOCK AND STATION AGENTS' FUND."

    Monday marked the inauguration of another fund under the auspices of the "Courier." This fund, which is to be called the "Stock and Station Agents' ...

    Article : 316 words
  13. RELIEF OF BELGIUM.

    Sir Peter M'Bride (Agent-General for Victoria) has joined the Executive of the National Committee for the relief of Belgium as a representative of the ...

    Article : 47 words
  14. WAR PRISONERS.

    A large crowd welcomed the exchanged war prisoners on their arrival from Germany. ...

    Article : 23 words
  15. BIG PURCHASE OF STOCK.

    The Prudential Insurance Co. has applied for £3,000,000 of the new war loan. ...

    Article : 21 words
  16. ARMAMENT AND MUNITIONS FIRMS.

    At the annual meeting of Kynoch's Ltd, of Birmingham, a dividend of 20 per cent was declared. Mr. Arthur Chamberlain, in his presidential ...

    Article : 236 words
  17. PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION.

    Sir Swire Smith (Liberal) has been elected unopposed as a member of the House of Commons for the Keighlcy division of Yorkshire, filling the vacancy ...

    Article : 46 words
  18. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    The fifth series of wool sales for the present year opened to-day. The catalogue offered comprised 8279 bales, including 2439 bales of New Zealand wool. There ...

    Article : 173 words
  19. "HOTELKEEPERS' FUND."

    Spurred on by the inspiriting example of the block and station agents of Goondiwindi the hotelkeepers of that patriotic town have taken similar action, as the ...

    Article : 225 words
  20. THE WHEAT MARKET.

    The wheat market is firmer, and Indian wheat is 6d. per quarter dearer. White Walla wheat alloat is quoted at 52/6 to 53/3 per 480lb. ...

    Article : 75 words
  21. ORGANISATION OF LABOUR.

    Mr. W. H. Long (President of the Local Government Board), in the House of Commons to-day, briefly outlined the scheme for the compulsory local ...

    Article : 155 words
  22. ACQUITTED OF TREASON.

    Brand and Wessels have been acquitted on the charge of treason. ...

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  23. MANUFACTURE OF MUNITIONS.

    With reference to a letter published in a recent issue from the Department of Defence, asking for information with reference to the manufacture of certain ...

    Article : 281 words
  24. INTERNATIONAL USAGE.

    A White Paper has been issued which shows that Mr. J. W. Gerard, the American Ambassador at Berlin, made a vigorous protest against the German ...

    Article : 116 words
  25. BOOKS FOR THE TROOPS.

    Parcels of books for the soldiers were received yesterday from Mrs. Denman, and an anonymous donor, and magazines from Nurse Maloney. ...

    Article : 26 words
  26. WOMEN AND THE WAR.

    The cases daily increase in which ladies are taking up work so as to release men for recruiting purposes. Some Australian and New Zealand women are acting thus ...

    Article : 47 words
  27. CLOTHING FOR BABIES.

    A parcel of woollen clothes for Belgian babies was received yesterday from "M.M.D.," of Tambourine Mountain, and a similar parcel of clothes was ...

    Article : 40 words
  28. CHARGES AGAINST AN OFFICER.

    The Federal Attorney-General was asked to-day if he had anything to make public with regard to the charges made against an officer formerly with the Expeditionary ...

    Article : 81 words
  29. GOLLIWOG DAY.

    Arrangements for "Golliwog Day," which will be obsened to-morrow, in aid of our wounded soldiers and the helpless babies of Britain, are being pushed ...

    Article : 238 words
  30. THE MUNITIONS BILL.

    Mr. Lloyd George, Minister for Munitions, will introduce a clause in the Munitions Bill restricting compulsory arbitration to disputes interfering, with the ...

    Article : 126 words
  31. AMERICAN VESSELS.

    The United States Government has agreed to notify the German Admiralty, through Mr. J. W. Gerard, American Ambassador at Berlin of the position of ...

    Article : 59 words
  32. MILITARY NOTIFICATIONS.

    At a meeting of the Federal Executive this morning the formation of a permanent survey corps as a unit of the permanent military forces was approved ...

    Article : 149 words
  33. Advertising

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  34. THE LITHGOW FACTORY.

    As a result of the visit to New South Wales of the Minister for Defence arrangements for a second shift at the Small Arms Factory at Lithgow have been ...

    Article : 66 words
  35. CONCILIATING AMERICA.

    The Berlin "Lokalanzeiger" says it is glad that Germany is about to conciliate America. It adds, that Germany on several points surrenders to the American ...

    Article : 50 words
  36. SUBMARINE PIRACY.

    A German submarine stopped the steamer Ypus, bound for England, when 120 miles to the eastward of Aberdeen, and orders were given to jettison the ...

    Article : 65 words
  37. MEAT EXPORTS.

    Mr. Justice Hood sat as a Royal Commission to-day to inquire into the agreement made between the Victorian Government and the meat exporters of ...

    Article : 297 words
  38. TOBACCO FOR THE SOLDIERS

    One of the few soothing luxuries that our hard-working soldiers at the Front are permitted to enjoy is a [?]uff of tobacco in one form or another. It is a ...

    Article : 747 words
  39. Advertising

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  40. PRISONERS OF WAR.

    Arrangements have been made by the Foreign Office by which parcels and letters for prisoners of war in Turkey will be forwarded by the General Post ...

    Article : 166 words
  41. FOR THE NURSES.

    Valuable assistance for the Nurses Equipment Fund came to hand yesterday, a total of £14 being received. This swelled the total to £163/12/10, leaving ...

    Article : 167 words
  42. MEN AT NAVAL BASE.

    The plea made by members of the Industrial Disputes Committee of the Trades Hall to the dissatisfied men employed at the naval base at Crib Point that they ...

    Article : 86 words
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