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  2. AMERICAN WAR INVENTIONS.

    Multitudinous, indeed, are the varied devices that daily are announced in the United States to facilitate a speedy termination of the Kaiser and all his works ...

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  3. OCCUPYING THESSALY.

    It is stated that M. Jonnart (the French High Commissioner) informed M. Zinnis that when the war is over, and the order which the Allies will exact is ...

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  4. OUR GALLANT TROOPS.

    Intense admiration of our gallant troops —"the glorious dead, the glorious living" is Mr. Hughes's striking phrase—was the keynote struck in the addresses delivered ...

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  5. AIR RAID ON LONDON.

    In connection with the an raid on London there were pathetic scenes in the hospitals throughout the night. Many waited for long hours for news of ...

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  6. AMERICA AND THE WAR.

    At the Flag Day exercises yesterday President Wilson delivered a speech, in which he said:—"We are about to bid thousands, hundreds of thousands, ...

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  7. RUSSIAN AFFAIRS.

    The Italian Mission has announced that it has received an official despatch from Rome, stating that the Government will demand from Russia an explicit statement ...

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  8. RECRUITS IN BRISBANE.

    Yesterday nine men offered then services at the Adelaide-street enlisting office, and three were passed as fit for the A.I.F. The names of the volunteers are as ...

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  9. COUNTRY VOLUNTEERS.

    Mr. Percy Benjamin Brown was to-day accepted for the A.I.F. One volunteer was deferred. ESK, June 15. ...

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  10. FURTHER BRITISH SUCCESS.

    Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig reports: We made a further advance eastward of Messines, combined with pressure on the southward front. Our ...

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  11. PRESENTATIONS.

    The residents and parents of children attending the Tallebudgera State School recently presented Mr. H. A. Hopkins, head teacher, who has onlisted in the ...

    Article : 449 words
  12. CRISIS IN CHINA.

    A report from Tientsin states that Dr. Morrison, adviser to the Chinese Government, has advised the President to resist General Chang Shun; but the military ...

    Article : 131 words
  13. SUBMARINE BARBARITIES.

    The two latest authenticated cases reillustrate the utter brutality of German submarine methods. The steamship Karaba was sunk without waining 230 ...

    Article : 278 words
  14. UNITED STATES AND CHINA.

    The United States Government has addressed a note to China deploring the dissensions, and hoping that tranquillity will be forthwith established. ...

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  15. POSITION IN SPAIN.

    There is a curious scarcity of Spanish news in London. A solitary telegram 24 hours from Barcolona states that the employees of Government departments ...

    Article : 128 words
  16. THE FRENCH FRONT.

    A German communique contained in a wireless Press message received at the Admiralty states: We repulsed a French attack near Vauxaillon. ...

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  17. THE ITALIAN FRONT.

    To-day's Italian communique states: The enemy made a surprise attack on our new positions on Mount Mortigara, on the Asiage Plateau, but the surprise failed. ...

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  18. PERSONAL NOTES.

    Midshipman Syd Harris, H.M.R.A.N., has been attached to the R.A.N. cruiser Encounter on active service. Mr. Harris is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Harris, of ...

    Article : 471 words
  19. THE LIQUOR TRADE.

    Mr. Bonar Law stated in the House of Commons to-day that the Government would not act in regard to the liquor question until the debate took place in ...

    Article : 92 words
  20. THE MUNITION EXPLOSION.

    In the House of Commons to-day, replying to a question from Mr. Asquith, Mr. L. Worthington Evans (Parliamentary Secretary for Munitions) said the ...

    Article : 292 words
  21. ZEPPELIN DESTROYED.

    A report from London states that a Zeppelin was destroyed in the North Sea. LONDON, Thursday. Mr. Bonar Law announced in the House ...

    Article : 67 words
  22. RED SEA FORT CAPTURED.

    The Admiialty announces that warships captured on Tuesday Fort Siliff, on the eastern shore of the Red Sea, 180 miles northward of Perim, after three hours' ...

    Article : 75 words
  23. BANK OF ENGLAND RETURNS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 103 words
  24. ALSACE-LORRAINE.

    Herr Ricklin, in declaring the second Chamber of Alsace-Lorraine closed, asserted that the people of Alsace-Lorraine repudiated the idea of the war continuing ...

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  25. DISTURBANCE IN THE REICHSRATH.

    A disturbance has taxen place in the Austrian Reichsrath, a Czech deputy declaims that the entire population demanded tho elimination of the German ...

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  26. INTEREST AND WAR CERTIFICATES.

    The following letter is being issued by the Federal Treasurer to all holders of War loan stock:—"The interest warrant which is being sent you herewith ...

    Article : 235 words
  27. IRISH POLITICAL PRISONERS.

    Mr. Bonar Law stated in the House of Commons that the Government was considering the release of Irish political prisoners. A decision would be soon ...

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  28. MR. FISHER AT THE FEONT.

    Mr. A. Fisher (High Commissioner) has sent the following message to Australia "I have been in the lines at the moment of the recent victory. It was a relief to ...

    Article : 204 words
  29. A PEISONEE AS CANDIDATE.

    Edward Devalera has been selected as the Sinn Fein candidate for East Kildare. Devalera was sentenced to death in connection with the Easter rebellion, ...

    Article : 45 words
  30. CONSCRIPTION IN CANADA.

    The Government has decided to impose super-taxation on large incomes, in order to fulfil the country's demand for conscription of wealth. The appointment of ...

    Article : 63 words
  31. BELGIAN RELIEF FUND.

    The following further contributions to the Belgian Relief Fund have been received at the Belgian Consulate, Brisbane:— Previously acknowledged, £184,369/5/11; ...

    Article : 63 words
  32. GERMAN PEACE PLANS.

    The conferences with the German Majority and Minority Socialists' delegates have been completed. The Germans advocated a limitation of armaments and ...

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  33. LABOUR UNREST.

    Mr Gostling, presiding over the Transport Workers' Federation Conference at Bristol, said the control of shipping had not helped the workers. The present ...

    Article : 152 words
  34. LIBERTY LOAN.

    It is expected that the Liberty Loan will be 500,000,000 dollars (£100,000,000) oversubscribed. ...

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  35. EXCHANGE OF PRISONERS.

    In the House of Commons Mr. J. F. Hope (Junior Lord of the Treasury) said the Cabinet had decided that the general exchange of British and German ...

    Article : 93 words
  36. WIVES AND MOTHERS OF SOLDIERS.

    An entertainment was held this afternoon at the Imperial Service Club for the wives and mothers of soldiers. A splendid musical programme was ...

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  37. FINED FOR SELLING MILITARY BADGES.

    "The sale of these things may be of the utmost danger to the Commonwealth," said Mr. Goldsmith, P.M., to-day, in the City Court, where Morgan ...

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  38. NAVY CLERK'S CASE.

    An application for bail pending an appeal to the Court of Criminal Appeal was refused to-day by Mr. Justice A'Beckett in the case of David Flynn ...

    Article : 78 words
  39. EFFECT ON LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETIES.

    Mr. A. W. Sneddon, in his presidential address before the Actuarial Society of New South Wales, to-day spoke of the effect of war on life insurance business ...

    Article : 61 words
  40. BIG ELECTRICAL SCHEME.

    The "Daily News" says the Board of Trade is pushing forward a scheme for the co-ordination of the electrical supplies in order to economise production ...

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  41. FALL IN GERMAN MARK.

    The value of the German mark has again fallen remarkably. It was quoted on Wednesday at 67 francs 50 centimes, as compared with 69 francs 25 centimes on ...

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  42. ALLIES' BABIES' CLOTHING FUND.

    The committee of the Bables of the Allies' Clothing Society has been successful in securing a large room in Parbury House, Eagle street, where the members ...

    Article : 40 words
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