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  2. FOR MORTHOMME.

    An official communique issued to-day states:The operations on the 9th instant were marked by the first great attempt at a general offensive by the Germans ...

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  3. THE PARIS CONFERENCE.

    In the House of Commons to-day Mr. Asquith, in reply to a question by Sir E. A. Goulding, [?] that before he answered the previous question with ...

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  4. RECRUITING STATISTICS.

    Yesterday 75 men presented themselves for enrolment in the A.I.F. The Adelaidestreet depot claimed 37 of the applicants, of whom 32 were accepted for ...

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  5. PETROL MONOPOLY CHARGES.

    His Honour Mr. Justice Pring to-day resumed his inquiry under a Royal Commission into the allegations made concerning certain negotiations in connection ...

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  6. "COURIER" PATRIOTIC FUNDS.

    When the day's offertories total £20/9/, and the amount is distributed over 10 funds, it goes without saying that progress in any particular fund is not by ...

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  7. MILITARY EASTER CHEER CONCERT.

    On Saturday night next an entertainment arranged by the Girls' Club 'will be held in the Centennial Hall, in the presence of their Excellencies, Sir Hamilton ...

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  8. COUNTRY VOLUNTEERS.

    During the 24 hours ended 1 p.m today the following volunteers were accepted at the Toowoomba recruiting centre:— Messrs. P. L. Thomas ...

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  9. RECREATION HALL OPENED.

    An interesting ceremony took place at the Military Hospital, Kangaroo Point, yesterday afternoon, when a commodious recreation hall in the grounds was opened ...

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  10. FRENCH PARLIAMENTARIANS.

    The members of the French Parliament, who are visiting England as the guests of the British Government were entertained at dinner last night The Prime ...

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  11. A BRITISH GAIN.

    General Sir Douglas Haig reports: We captured the mine crater which had re mained ni German hands at St, Eloi, and established ourselves in the German ...

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  12. PRESENTATIONS.

    After business hours last Monday the staff of the International Harvester Co. made a presentation to Mr. P. J. Barron, recently a member of the firm's ...

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  13. MR. HUGHES'S HEALTH.

    The improvement in Mr. Hughes's health continues, and his feeling of exhaustion is passing. He has postponed his visit to Scotland until ...

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  14. ENEMY CLAIMS.

    A Berlin wireless states: We repulsed attempts by bombing parties to recapture the craters at St. Eloi We isolated two fortified points of support ...

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  15. THE GERMAN SITUATION.

    Colonel Repington, the military correspondent of the "Times," states that the Germans had not the wit to make the most of their successes to secure a ...

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  16. THE NEW TAXES.

    The debate on the Budget was continued in the House of Commons yesterday, and members severely criticised the taxes on railway tickets, matches, and ...

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  17. WITTENBERG HORRORS.

    In the House of Commons to-day Lord Robert Cecil (Parliamentary Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs) said be had arranged that the valuable report of ...

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  18. NEW ZEALAND OFFICIAL RESIGNS.

    Mr. C. F. W. Palliser has resigned the Secretaryship to the High Commissioner for New Zealand, a position which he [?]as held since 1909. He has been on sick ...

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  19. "ANZAC."

    At a meeting of the State War Council to-night a communication was read from the Queensland War Council suggesting that the War Councils of all the States ...

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  20. THE WHEAT MARKET.

    The wheat market is quiet, and prices are in favour of buyers. ...

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  21. SUNDAY'S GREAT BATTLE.

    The moment the Germans on Sunday leapt from their trenehes and rushed against the Avocourt Bethincourt sector, the French artillery opened a furious fire ...

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  22. SUBMARINE PIRACY.

    Lloyd's report that the British steamers Zafra (3578 tons), Glenalmond (2888 tons), Silksworth Hall (4777 tons), Eastern 3586 tons), and City of Yonne have been ...

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  23. IN THE UNION GRIP.

    A correspondent wrote on April 8: "I have read about "Trades Hall [?] and thought I would tell you an experience a party, I know had this ...

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  24. NORWAY'S TRADE.

    The "Aften Posten" says: For the first time since the beginning of the war German steamers have arrived at the Norwegian west coast harbours with coal, ...

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  25. ENLISTMENTS IN OTHER STATES

    In Victoria to-day 198 men volunteered and 142 were passed as medically fit. ...

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  26. "I'LL COME IF YOU WANT [?].E."

    Some of the shirkers in the cities, especially those who not only will not volunteer but lose no opportunity to shriek against even the possibility of ...

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  27. THE EASTERN CAMPAIGN,

    An official Russian communique states: We captured a trench on the Lower Strypa. The enemy made fruitless counter-attacks, and sustained heavy losses. ...

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  28. TORPEDOING OF THE SUSSEX

    A note has been received from Germany disclaiming any responsibility for the alleged torpedoing of the Channel steamer Sussex. The United States Government ...

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  29. SPEECH BY THE KING.

    His Majesty the King, at Buckingham Palace to-day, welcomed the French delegates to the inter-Parliamentary Conference. His Majesty said, "I rejoice that ...

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  30. IN THE CAUCASUS.

    A Russian communique states: Our troops in the Caucasus attacked in deep snow, crossing a large number of crevasses in the direction of Diarbekir, ...

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  31. DOES ANY ONE KNOW?

    information is wanted concerning No. 31, Private J. H. Adams, 15th Btn., 2nd A.I.F., who enlisted from Brisbane, and who was reported missing on August S, ...

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  32. GIFTS IN KIND.

    Gifts in kind received yesterday included two pairs of socks to the Sock Fund from Mrs. H. Schwabe, New Farm, and reading matter from Miss Lyons, ...

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  33. INFORMATION REGARDING SOLDIERS.

    A warning to those who may receive a circular from Egypt offering, on the payment of £1, to obtain information regarding Australian soldiers abroad was ...

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  34. PERSONAL NOTES.

    A cablegram has been received by Lieutenant R. M. White's relatives announcing his safe arrival. Mrs. Priddle, Loch-street Hill End, ...

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  35. EMU PLUMES.

    Driver Alex. Stewart, of the 2nd Australian A.S.C., 1st Divisional Train, 1st Australian Expeditionary Force, writes to the "Courier" as follows:—'"We would ...

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  36. TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY.

    His Honour Judge Eagleson, who has been appointed a Royal Commission to inquire into the allegations of mismanagement and waste made by Mr. D. L. Gilchrist against the officers ...

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  37. MOWN DOWN.

    The "Petit Parision" says: The Germans [?] at least a division into the fray between Avocourt and the crossroads [?] of Bethincourt. Their objective was ...

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  38. GERMANS AND TURKS.

    Messages from Berlin indicate that a serious disagreement has arisen with Turkey owing to the recall of German troops from Turkey. The difference is ...

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  39. "LOST LEGION" FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 72 words
  40. THE BRITISH ARMY.

    The Parliamentary correspondent of the "Times" says he understands that the Chief of the General Staff and the military members of the Army Council have ...

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  41. DOLLY'S RETURN FROM THE TRENCHES.

    Leslie R. Blake, serving "somewhere" with the A. I. F. writes to the two little Misses M Fle, of Gymple, thanking them for a billy sent by them, and adds: ...

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  42. FINE OF £100.

    Louis Klausen, a labourer, was before the Central Police Court to-day on a charge of having made statements likely to prejudice recruiting. It was stated for ...

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  43. THE DOUAUMONT "HELL."

    The Central News" correspondent at Aesterdam states; The remnant of a German battalion which was recently at [?] was ordered to return to the ...

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  44. IN MESOPOTAMIA.

    General Sir Percy Lake, Commanderin-Chief of the British forces in Mesopotamia, reports: General Gorringe's preparations for the attack on the Sannaiyat ...

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  45. BELGIAN ART UNION.

    In connection with the Belgian Art Union the public are again reminded that the date fixed for the drawing is Tuesday, April is, and persons who have ...

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  46. ANZAC DAY IN LONDON.

    Australians and New Zealanders will attend a memorial service in West minster Abbey on Anzac Day, April 25 Sir Thomas Mackenzie (High ...

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  47. SIR RIDER HAGGARD'S VISIT.

    Sir Rider flaggard to-day discussed with the Premier (Sir Alex. Peacock) the objects of his mission in Australia. The Premier intimated that the Ministry ...

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  48. KILLED IN ACTION.

    [?] Cudmore, of the Field Artil[?] a South Australian, has been killed [?] He was mentioned in despatches recently, and received the Military Cross. ...

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  49. EASTER CHEER FUND.

    Yet another opportunity is to be given to the public to assist the Brisbane Girls' Club in its offort to make the Easter cheer scheme a success. On ...

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