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  2. ARMY COMMAND.

    Sir John French has resigned, and will be succeeded by General Sir Douglas Haig. The King conferred a Viscountey on Sir John French, who has accepted an appointment as Field-Marshal ...

    Article : 244 words
  3. GERMAN FINANCE.

    AMSTERDAM, Thursday--Dr. Karl Helfferich, Secretary of the German Imperial Treasury, speaking in the Reichstag in introducing a war credit of £500,O00,000 ...

    Article : 230 words
  4. GREEK WITHDRAWAL.

    SALONIKA, Thursday. -- In accordance with the agreement with the Entente, Greek troops are rapidly withdrawing from Salonika and the stone between Salonika and ...

    Article : 573 words
  5. PROGRESS OF THE WAR.

    The new Commnnder-ln-Chief of the British forces in France is nine years younger than his ...

    Article : 232 words
  6. AUSTRIAN REPLY.

    AMSTERDAM. Thursday.--The Austrian reply to the United States. Note regarding the sinking of the Auconn, states that, in view of the sharpness of America's censure. ...

    Article : 242 words
  7. DROPPED!

    The Legislative Council's message declaring its decision not to depart from the attitude it had taken up on the Liquor Bill--that is that the hour closing should be 9 o'clock--(as ...

    Article : 433 words
  8. GENERAL CABLES.

    LONDON, Thursday.--Piquant details of the family quarrels of Anthony Drexel, millionaire, were revealed in the High Court, in which Drexel, on the ground that he was domiciled ...

    Article : 160 words
  9. PARLIAMENTARY BONDS.

    LONDON, Thursday.--Mr. J. W. Lowther, Speaker of the House of Commons, presiding at a meeting of the Empire Parliamentary Association, stated that inter-parliamentary ...

    Article : 67 words
  10. BRITISH STAFF WORK.

    The appointment of a new British commander-in-chief is an occasion upon which, the hope may fairly be ...

    Article : 315 words
  11. AN INFANT'S INCOME.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The judges of the King's Bench Division who decided that the Australian jockey, Huxley, was not liable to income tax, expressed regret that Huxley should ...

    Article : 83 words
  12. ZEPPELIN EXPLODES.

    COPENHAGEN, Thursday. -- The destruction of Zeppelin L22 was due to the accidental explosion of a bomb as the airship, which was of the latest type, and in ...

    Article : 60 words
  13. FORD'S PEACE SHIP.

    LONDON,Thursday.--Mr. Henry Ford's peace Ship, Oscar II., has arrived at Kirkwall (Orkney islands), en route to Norway. ...

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  14. VISCOUNT ALVERSTONE DEAD.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The death is announced of Viscount Sir Richard Everard Webster Alverstone, who was Attorney-General of Great Britain 1885-86, 1886-92, 1895-1900, and Lord Chief ...

    Article : 43 words
  15. THE FIRING LINE TO THE BEACH.

    "A good deal has reached the Australian press about the breakdown of hospital transport arrangements in the early days of the expedition and of certain defects later," writes ...

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  16. AUSTRALIAN CAMPS.

    LONDON, Thursday.-- The Commonwealth has opened a camp near Woolwich under Major Hogan. It accommodates 1500 soldiers who have recovered froth their ...

    Article : 153 words
  17. THE NEW BILL.

    It is possible that the new bill which the Premier stated would be introduced after the recess will include a clause fixing the closing hour at 9 o'clock. ...

    Article : 185 words
  18. FASHIONABLE ENGAGEMENT.

    LONDON, Thursday.--Lord Plunket's oldest daughter, Helen, is engaged to Captain Tahu Rhodes, of the Grenadier Guards. Lord Plunket was formerly Governor of New ...

    Article : 37 words
  19. FRENCH FRONT.

    PARIS, Thursday.--The military expert of "Le Temps" states that news has been received from Holland that Germany is preparing a general attack on the French ...

    Article : 191 words
  20. BRITISH COMMAND.

    LONDON, Thursday.-- It is officially daily announced that Sir John French, at his own instance, has been succeeded by . General Sir ...

    Article : 330 words
  21. HIGH PRAISE FROM SIR JOHN FRENCH.

    It must not be imagined from the fact that hitherto comparatively little has been heard of ...

    Article : 264 words
  22. BILLIARDS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 81 words
  23. "SLAVES OF SLAVES."

    When the President of the Legislative Council yesterday afternoon read the message from the Assembly disagreeing with the Upper Chamber's vital amendment to the Liquor Bill ...

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  24. MUNITIONS ACT.

    LONDON, Thursday.--Mr. Lloyd George, speaking on the Munitions Amendment Bill, to remedy certain defects in the Act, stated that the Government had been ...

    Article : 128 words
  25. WIDE BAY ELECTION.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 51 words
  26. SIR DOUGLAS HAIG'S RECORD.

    Like Sir John French, Sir Douglas Haig is a cavalrymen, and the two were together in the ...

    Article : 373 words
  27. NAVAL AND MILITARY APPOINTMENTS.

    MELBOURNE, Thursday.--The following appointments. etc., have been gazetted:-- in the Australian Imperial force.--To be Eeutenants: Second-Lieutenants D. Evans and ...

    Article : 428 words
  28. LABOR AND RECRUITING.

    MELBOURNE, Thursday.--The attitude of the Trades Hall Council towards recruiting was the subject of further discussion at the meeting of that body to-night. Additional interest was ...

    Article : 170 words
  29. SUEZ CANAL.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The "Daily Telegraph," commenting on the decision of Dutch steamship companies trading to the East to send their vessels via the Cape ...

    Article : 159 words
  30. TURKS UNEASY.

    ROME, Thursday. -- Advices from Constantinople stale that there is a general movement in favor of a separate peace, which is encouraged by some of the ...

    Article : 68 words
  31. CHINESE THRONE.

    LONDON, Thursday.--Lord Robert Cecil, Foreign Under-Secretary, in the House of Commons, said he understood that the Presidential mandate was issued on ...

    Article : 60 words
  32. FRENCH RED CROSS.

    According to a despatch received by the Premier from the Agent-General, the French Ambassador, M. Paul Cambon, in December last year, brought aboutt, he re-organisation of the ...

    Article : 402 words
  33. ESPIONAGE.

    PARIS, Thursday.--It is officially announced that during the war 1125 persons has been arrested in France for espionage within the military zone, and 55 were ...

    Article : 47 words
  34. KING PETER.

    HOME, Thursday.--The Italian Government has given King Peter of Servia the use of the Royal villa, at Caserta. Similar preparations are being made to receive the ...

    Article : 43 words
  35. NO GRAND NATIONAL.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The Grand National Steeplechase has been abandoned. The Government is contemplating the use of the grandstand and stables, while the Aintree ...

    Article : 40 words
  36. SINGLE MEN'S RESPONSE.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The Earl of Derby, Director of Recruiting, stated in the House of Lords that Mr. Asquith would announce the recruiting figures on Tuesday. ...

    Article : 216 words
  37. SOVEREIGNS MELTED.

    NEW YORK, Thursday.--The Treasury has melted down 20,000,000 sovereigns, the accumulation of which was the result of British payments. The block weighed 200 ...

    Article : 39 words
  38. PRISONERS IN GERMANY.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The Foreign Office has issued a White paper, in which the German authorities declare that Major Vande[?] was made to travel in a cattle-truck ...

    Article : 231 words
  39. HOSTILE ARABS.

    CAIRO. Thursday.--The British troops under Colonal Gordon encountered hostile Arabs 24 miles west of Mutrah, on December 13. ...

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  40. AFTER THE AISNE BATTLE.

    After his achievement in the Aisne battle Sir Douglas Haig played an important part in the famous ...

    Article : 319 words
  41. JAPANESE BUDGET.

    TOKIO, Thursday.--The Budget estimates the revenue at 555,000.000 yen (£55,300,000), equalling the expenditure. The naval programme provides for an additional 45,000,000 ...

    Article : 34 words
  42. OFFICERS INVESTED.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The King held an investiture at Buckingham Palace, those honored including Lieutenant-Colonels, Cannan, C. B., Pope, C. B., and L. E. Tilney ...

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  43. DEATH OF MAJOR G. A. UTHER.

    Private cable advice was received yesterday that Major G. A. Uther, of the 20th Battalion, had died on December 11 from wounds received at Gallipoli. He was 31 years of age, and ...

    Article : 118 words
  44. AUSTRALIAN HONORED.

    PARIS. Thursday.--An interesting ceremony took place in the Australian hospital at Auteuil, where Dr. Helen Sexton, of Melbourne, presented French soldiers with ...

    Article : 56 words
  45. NO KING'S COUNSEL.

    LONDON, Thursday.--Sir Stanley Owen Buckmaster, Lord High Chancellor, announces that no King's Counsel will be appointed during the Avar, principally to avoid ...

    Article : 40 words
  46. GOODS IN BAGS.

    MELBOURNE, Thursday.--A proclamation, gazetted to-day, prohibits both the importation and exportation of any goods packed in a bag or sack if the weight of the goods and the ...

    Article : 48 words
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