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  2. AUSTRALIANS AGAIN.

    The successful operation reported, on Saturday, in which Australians mounted forces participated shows that the British in considerable strength. have pushed forward a distance of 15 miles beyond the Turco-Egyptian frontier into Palestine. With the capture of the coastal town ot Rafa, the task of driving the Turk from the northern side of the Sanai Peninsula was completed. He still maintains a hold on portion of ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  3. GERMAN 'CLERGYMEN.'

    Speaking at a recruiting demonstration to-night, Senator Pearce (Minister for Defence) said that there was evidence in the Defence Department proving indisputably that ...

    Article : 114 words
  4. BACK TO THE RHINE.

    The British have captured Ruyualcourt about five miles due north of Equancourt, south-west of Cambrai and east of Bapaume. The infantry have come into contest with ...

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  5. DARING RAIDER.

    The French steamer Cambrone has arrived with 200 men who formed the crews of eleven Allied vessels sunk by a German raider in the vicinity of Trinidad. They ...

    Article : 239 words
  6. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LOAN.

    In connection with the South Australian loan of £1,400,000 at 97, it is stated that those who are converting stock and applicants for amounts under £1000 will be ...

    Article : 81 words
  7. ENGINEERS' GRIEVANCES.

    Engineer's at Barrow-in-Furness are balloting to-day on a proposal to resume work to-morrow concurrently with the sitting of a composite Conference to settle existing ...

    Article : 52 words
  8. UNDERSEA PIRATES.

    Admiral von Capelle claims that German submarines sunk vessels totalling 781,060 tons during February, and fewer submarines were lost than was anticipated. ...

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  9. CALL TO CONGRESS.

    Much interest is manifested in Friday's meeting between President Wilson and the Cabinet, which will be the last prior to the meeting of Congress on Monday. The best ...

    Article : 418 words
  10. SOLDIERS' SOCK AND COMPORT FUND.

    The following letters were received by the South school in answer to Christmas parcels sent through this fund in September, 1916.— ...

    Article : 440 words
  11. GERMAN AIR LOSSES.

    In reply to the Berlin assertion that the Germans lost only 221 aeroplanes during 1916 on the Western front, the Agence Havas publishes a note recording that in 1916 ...

    Article : 75 words
  12. COMFORTS FOR SOLDIERS.

    Sir Thomas Mackanzie (chairman of the New Zealand War Contingent Association states that the balance at the end of March was £7000 for general comforts and £21,010 ...

    Article : 122 words
  13. APPEAL TO GERMANY.

    A mass meeting of working-men's and soldier's deputies held in the Duma sent an appeal to the working-men of Germany and Austria and Hungary asking them to ...

    Article : 357 words
  14. PRINCE ON THE RUN.

    A British aeroplane returning from a night bombardment overtook Prince Frederich Karl, who was reconnoitring over British lines. A dues with machine guns ...

    Article : 136 words
  15. LEAD IMPORTS.

    The lead imports in February totalled 10,087 tons, of which 7862 tons came from Australia. The exports totalled 1170 tons. ...

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  16. PRE-WAR AUSTRALIA.

    The extent to which attempts were made before the war to increase German influence in Australian, and to obtain a knowledge of Australian conditions which might at a ...

    Article : 510 words
  17. GREAT ADVENTURE.

    Mr. Leon Pasqual, member of the French Chamber, relates in the Paris "Matin" the marvellous escape from a German for ress of his friend and comarde. ...

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  18. ZEEBRUGGE RAIDED.

    It is reported that an Allied air raid on Zeebrugge on Tuesday last destroyed a [?] occupied by German military Twenty were killed. ...

    Article : 39 words
  19. PRISONER OF WAR.

    The following, is an extremely interesting letter, received in answer to enquires made about a prisoner of war.— Australian Branch Red Cross ...

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  20. PURSUING THE TURKS.

    A Mesopotamian communique states: Out troops since the 19th March, operating northwood and north-eastward of Baghdad have actively been engaged to ...

    Article : 187 words
  21. SOMME AND OISE.

    A French communique states:There is nothing to report except lively grenade actions in the sector of Maisons de Champagne. ...

    Article : 336 words
  22. THE DIE CAST.

    The Now York "Times" Washington correspondent says President Wilson has definitely cast the position for war and that Congress will carry out his wishes. ...

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  23. WAR CONFERENCE.

    The War Conference at this morning and the Cabinet this afternoon. Owing to the pressure of war business there is practically little chance of the Conference considering ...

    Article : 67 words
  24. DETENTIONS IN BELGIUM.

    The Government does not expect that Mr. T. Whitlock (American Ambassador to Belgium) will be detained. The Relief Commission workers have accepted the ...

    Article : 59 words
  25. MILITARY SERVICE BILL.

    A committee of the House of Commons discussed the Military Service Bill. The Government declines to exempt of agriculture workers, but Mr. Bonar Law said ...

    Article : 105 words
  26. THE SINAI SUCCESS.

    The Press Bureau states that his Majesty the King has sent a message to Sir Archibald Murray (Egypt): "The good news of your latest success ...

    Article : 75 words
  27. INTERNAL AMERICA.

    Mr. C. G. Wade, the new Agent-General for New South Wales, in an interview, said he spent six weeks in the United States, equally divided between the cast ...

    Article : 149 words
  28. RUSSIAN FRONT.

    The Admiralty has received a wireless Press message containing the following Russian communique:—We attacked with asphyxiating gas south-eastward of ...

    Article : 53 words
  29. NO SHORT COMMONS.

    An English civilian captured at Roub[?] at the outbreak of war, and who has escaped via Belgium, states that in Brussols and Antwerp the food supply ...

    Article : 87 words
  30. RUSSIAN POLITICS.

    The Petrograd correspondent of the New York "World" states that there are indications that the peasants and workmen combined will control the forthcoming ...

    Article : 53 words
  31. TO THE RHINE.

    The "Providence Journal" states that it has received information of the actual views of British and French commanders that the Germans intend ...

    Article : 65 words
  32. EAST AFRICA.

    The War Office reports that the rainy season has suspended extensive operations on East Africa. Opportunity has been taken on recorganise forces and exchange ...

    Article : 122 words
  33. GERMAN WAR LOAN.

    The German Government is acquiring from every German bank its balance with a view to competiting it to subscribe one-third thereof to the war loan. ...

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  34. GERMAN SCHEMING.

    According to information from the German Socialist minority, Herr Suedekom and four leading members of the Socialist majority, after an interview with the ...

    Article : 121 words
  35. BRITISH FINANCE.

    The years revenue was £573,427582. The total expenditure chargeable against the revenue is £2,198,112,710; thus there is a deficit of £1,624,635,128. exceeding the ...

    Article : 78 words
  36. BELGIAN DETACHMENT.

    A Belgian official message says:a Belgian detachment penetrated the enemy's first line at Stewart Bridge after a lively fight, with severe enemy losses. Some ...

    Article : 40 words
  37. Advertising

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  38. GERMANY AND CHINA.

    In his speech in the Reichstag Dr von Bethmann-Holweg stated: The [?] pressure has forced China's rupture We are convinced that the result of the war ...

    Article : 67 words
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