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  2. IMPERIAL CONFERENCE.

    The War Cabinet has summoned a special War Conference, at which representatives of the Overseas Dominions Will be present. Invitations have been sent to the Commonwealth Government and to the other Dominions asking ...

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  3. QUEENSLAND FLOODS.

    BRISBANE, Thursday,The latest advices concerning the cyclonic - disturbance affecting the central coastal and western districts of Queensland Indicate that it has passed to the ...

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  4. PROGRESS OF THE WAR

    The expected has happened in the west; Sir Douglas Haig has taken over another stretch of front ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  5. RECRUITING.

    The committee appointed under the organising directorship of Mr. J. Bon. Moffat and Mr. E. S. Marks, to control the recruiting campaign, so far as the sporting bodies in the State ...

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  6. THIS MORNING'S CABLES.

    LONDON, Thursday.--Mr. Massey, official war correspondent With the troops in the Sinal Peninsula, describing the defence works of the Suez Canal, emphasises their permanency as ...

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  7. WAR CONFERENCE.

    LONDON, Tuesday,--The Secretory for the Colonics (Mr. Walter Long) telegraphed to the Dominions yesterday:-- His Majesty's Government does not ...

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  8. PEACE NOTES.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The "Daily Telegraph" states that the Allies' reply to the German. Note has been drawn up as originally drafted in Paris. All the Allies have approved of It. ...

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  9. SUBMARINES.

    MADRID, Thursday.--The Council of Ministers is discussing measures to prevent German submarines sinking Spanish ships. Shipowners are threatening to lay up their vesssels unless ...

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  10. THE CAUCASUS.

    LONDON, Thursday.--A Russian communique says:--"Fighting in the Caucasus in being continued. The Turks have been driven back in the region of lake Van." ...

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  11. FEDERAL NATIONAL PARTY.

    MELBOURNE, Thursday.--A new organisation, to be known as "Tho Commonwealth National Party," is being formed in various parts of the metropolitan area. At a conference of ...

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  12. THE FERRIES.

    Sir,--Intelligent foreigners who visit this country must be extremely surprised when they find that, notwithstanding the extravagance, waste, and defective management in ...

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  13. THE SOMME FRONT.

    PARIS, Thursday.--The "Journal's" correspondent furnishes the first news of the British extension of front on the Somme. It was a busy Christmas for the Tommies, ...

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  14. ROUMANIA.

    AMSTERDAM, Thursday.--A German communique says:--"We captured 5600 Russians within the last few days about the Great Wa[?] Inchia Mountains, south of Romine Sar at." ...

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  15. APPEALS FROM THE PULPIT.

    MELBOURNE, Thursday.--The immediate cooperation, of all churches in Victoria has been sought as a channel through which an appeal may be made to individuals for personal ...

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  16. NEWCASTLE AND THE WAR.

    NEWCASTLE, Thursday.--The effect of the war was severely reflected in the shipping and coal export trades of Newcastle during the year now drawing to a close. The overseas ...

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  17. ECONOMIC UNION.

    PETROGRAD, Thursday.--M. Pekrovsky, Minister for Foreign Affairs, speaking in the Duma, declared that a close economic union of the Allies after the war would give freedom ...

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  18. MEN WHO FELL.

    Lance-Corporal CLARENCE G. PAGE, third son of Mr. nnd Mrs. T. Page, of West Tam- worth, was killed in action, between the 22 and 27 of July, 1916, at Pozieres. He. ...

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  19. THE WOOL CLIP.

    LONDON, Thursdny.--Army Council orders state that no wool of the 1916-17 clip consigned to the United Kingdom on Australian and New Zenland growers' account Is to be sold ...

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  20. BELGIANS EXECUTED.

    AMSTERDAM. Thursday.--The Germans have executed twelve Belgians for alleged espionage at Hasselt, including one woman. They have also sentenced many to Imprisonment for ...

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  21. THE COMBINED CREMORNE-MOSMAN SERVICE.

    Sir.--in connection with the recent highhanded action of the Sydney Ferries, Ltd. in raising fares and curtailing time-tables, one action of the company has been overlooked by ...

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  22. WHERE COMFORTS ARE APPRECIATED.

    The following cable was received on Christmas Day from the Red Cross Commissioners abroad:-- "Australian prisoners returned from ...

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  23. AUSTRIA'S PLIGHT.

    ROME, Thursday.--Letters found on prisoners indicate that the spirit of revolt Is spreading in Austria, where famine torments the people. The soldiers are suffering acutely ...

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  24. JOFFRE'S REWARD.

    PARIS, Thursday.--General Herbert Lyautey, in a letter to President Poincaré, says:-- "The dignity of 'Marshal of France' has remained in abeyance owing to the long peace. ...

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  25. LEICHHARDT'S TOWN CLERK.

    The appointment of Mr. Charis M. Reeves, as town clerk of Leichhardt, which was confirmed at a special meeting of the council on Monday, December 11, was discussed at last ...

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  26. CLEARING THE PENINSULA.

    CAIRO, Thursday.--The situation at Sinal is developing satisfactorily. The mounted troops are well beyond EI Ari sh, the southern portion of Sinal being cleared. ...

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  27. RATING OF SCHOOLS.

    Sir,--The views expressed by the members or the deputation, in opposition to the exemption of private schools from the payment of rates under the Amended Local Government Act, Will ...

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  28. ITALIAN FRONT.

    ROME, Thursday.--An official message says:-- "There is great artillery activity on the whole Italian front." ...

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  29. A SOLDIER'S DEATH.

    WAGGA, Thursday.--The death occurred at Wagga District Hospital yesterday of Private Samuel Pent[?]eton Stewart,aged 24, a returned soldier, who was amongst the first thousand to ...

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  30. THE GREEK ARMY.

    ROME. Thursday.--The "Tribune's Athens correspondent states that Greek troops continue to pass in the direction of Peloponnesus (south of the Isthmus of Corinth). ...

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  31. NEW ZEALAND TROOPS.

    LONDON, Thursday.--General Damade, a French officer who saw service with the Australian and New Zealand troops in Gnllipoll, has sent the following message to Sir Joseph ...

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  32. RUSSIAN FRONT.

    LONDON, Thursday.--A Russian communique says:--"The German, offensive in the Kovel region was bloodily repulsed." ...

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  33. CASUALTY CORRECTION.

    In the last Australian casualty list published in "The Daily Telegraph." among those given as having died of wounds appeared the name of Private J. Kelly, of Mascot . The latest advice ...

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  34. SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S BIRTHDAY

    ADELAIDE, Thursday.--The 80th birthday of the State was commemorated in the customary manner at Glencig to-day. The official celebration took the form of a luncheon to the ...

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  35. CANADA AND CONSCRIPTION.

    OTTAWA, Thursday.--The Prime Minister of Canada, Sir Robert Borden, in a letter to the Labor unions says if conscription proves the only effective method of preserving the ...

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  36. NO JURISDICTION.

    MELBOURNE, Thursday.--Asked to-day what action, if any, the Commonwealth Government was proposing to take with regard to Les Darey. the boxer, who recently left Australia ...

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  37. FOR SOLDIER SETTLERS.

    Mr. P. H. Morton has given u stallion valued at 400gus. for disposal by raffle or other means in aid of soldiers who settle on the Oban Estate, recently acquired from him by the ...

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  38. DECREASE IN DRUNKENNESS.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The Liquor Control Board statistics show a remarkable decrease in drunkenness and suicides throughout the United Kingdom. The board is considering the ...

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  39. NEW YEAR HONORS.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The New Year honors list has been delayed, and will be issued during the first fortnight in January. ...

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  40. STEAMER SUNK.

    LONDON, Thursday.--The Norwegian steamer Sno, 1823 tons, has been sunk. ...

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