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  2. WESTERN FRONT.

    A Paris communique states that the enemy, after a violent bombardment, made several attempts to turn Fort Vaux from a heavy attack at 8 o'clock on Saturday night, in a ...

    Article : 222 words
  3. THE GRAFTON HOSPITAL.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 420 words
  4. THE NORTH SEA BATTLE.

    Apart from the fact that the Germans were nearly thrice as strong as Admiral Beatty's squadron, they had the advantage in light, and hugged the coast. The weather changed ...

    Article : 2,466 words
  5. A GERMAN VERSION.

    A German communique, says: We every where repulsed several British attacks against lost positions south-west of Ypres. Artillery fighting northward of Arras ...

    Article : 82 words
  6. BRITISH ADMIRALTY REPORT.

    The British Admiralty announces that until Admiral Jellicoe is able to supply a full despatch, any attempt to give details of the history of the engagement would be ...

    Article : 465 words
  7. VIOLENT ENEMY BOMBARDMENT.

    British headquarters on the western front announced on Friday that a German attack on the Canadians at Ypres began with a terrific enemy bombardment on a 300 yards ...

    Article : 159 words
  8. THE VERY LATEST.

    The "Scotsman" publishes an eye-witness account, which states: We fought what in its way was a great -fight, albeit, it was not a sailor's battle. I will never forget the thrill ...

    Article : 467 words
  9. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.

    Sir,--It is very strange that Mr. Losina has come to the rescue in support of Mr. O'Shanesy. It is also strange that the latter cannot fight his own battles without the aid of this ...

    Article : 1,648 words
  10. TELEGRAMS.

    The Government Statistician's monthly statement shows that food prices are still rising in comparison with pre-war conditions. The prices of meat last month were 66.4 per ...

    Article : 78 words
  11. THE Y.M.C.A.

    Military officers of experience will tell you that it is impossible to keep the home ties with the soldiers too strong; the more a man thinks of home, the more he hears of home ...

    Article : 555 words
  12. NINE OR SIX.

    The drink, bill of New Zealand last year amounted to £4,408,000, being an increase of £161,826 on the previous year. ...

    Article : 33 words
  13. COMMITTED ON MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE.

    The Coroner's inquiry concerning the death of the aboriginal Jack Marsh has concluded. Two men, Henry Hewitt and Walter Stone, are committed for trial for alleged ...

    Article : 39 words
  14. TOOK HIS TAXI.

    Yesterday afternoon a man, who said he was an escaped German prisoner of war, commandeered, at the point of a revolver, a taxicab near Dural. He drove away in it, ...

    Article : 204 words
  15. PRESS INTERVIEW.

    The "Daily Chronicle" contains an interview with Lord Charles Beresford, who said: " I cannot understand how anyone can regard the battle with any feeling but that of pride ...

    Article : 888 words
  16. GENERAL CABLES.

    A message from Salonika states that the Allies' troops have occupied the port, Custons, Municipality, Prefecture and Telegraph offices, and Strong detachments are picketed ...

    Article : 106 words
  17. SHACKLETON RELIEF EXPEDITION.

    The Commonwealth and New Zealand Governments have offered to pay half the cost of the expedition to relieve the Shackleton exploring party at the Ross Sea base. ...

    Article : 34 words
  18. ANILINE DYES.

    An Amsterdam message says: The British authorities held up several Dutch steamers and compelled them to discharge their aniline cargoes. One cargo which was stopped at ...

    Article : 91 words
  19. THE WARRNAMBOOL ELECTION.

    The final figures for the Warrnambool election are: Deaney (Liberal), 3574 votes; Pearce (Labour), 2490. ...

    Article : 24 words
  20. WORKERS' FAVOUR COMPULSION.

    Mr. McLaren, a prominent New Zealand Labour organiser, who recently toured the Dominion, declares that the majority of workers favor the Military Compulsion Bill; ...

    Article : 42 words
  21. TO-DAY'S PAPER.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 94 words
  22. MENINGITIS IN A LOCKUP.

    A man who was locked up for drunkenness at Melbourne on Saturday was found yesterday to be suffering from meningitis. There were ten other occupants of the cell, ...

    Article : 87 words
  23. BRITISH STEAMERS SUNK.

    The British steamers Dewsland and Salmon pool have been sunk. ...

    Article : 18 words
  24. THE AUSTRO-ITALIAN CAMPAIGN.

    A communique says that the enemy's attempt to break through in the direction of Onaro, south-east of Arsiero, was repulsed. The enemy hurled huge masses on the ...

    Article : 49 words
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