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  2. THE WAR.

    Field-Marshal Haig reported last night:—"Our Ypres battle front has been slightly advanced on the line south-east of Stoanshoek There has been considerable enemy ...

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  3. RELATIONS WITH JAPAN.

    Baron Ishi, in the course of a speech to the Senate yesterday, said:—"America's entrance into the war is a great moral victory for the Allies, and will strengthen ...

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  4. ITALY.

    Yesterday afternoon's Italian official report stated:—"We drove back to-day strong counter attacks in which the enemy made an effort to retake positions on the ...

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  5. INDUSTRIAL STRIFE.

    The Lord Mayor (Alderman R. D. Meagher) to-day had interviews with Cabinet and the strikers' committee. To-night he stated that he would meet Cabinet in ...

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  6. VICTORIA.

    The wish of the Victorian strike committee that the dispute should be narrowed to the Eveleigh Workshops, is, according to information here, not meeting ...

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  7. FINANCING CHINA.

    The "Tribune's" Washington correspondent states that the Japanese mission has invited the United States to join the present four Power group—Britain, France. ...

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  8. POSITION OF HORSEDRIVERS.

    What is considered to be an indication of the measure of sympathy existing in other unions towards the lumpers who are on strike, is the action of the Metropolitan ...

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  9. AMERICA'S SHIPPING LOSSES.

    Figures issued by the Navy Department indicate that since America's entry into the war only one-half to 1 per cent. of her shipping has been submarined. ...

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  10. BRITISH NEWS.

    General Maurice (Director-General of Military Operations) says:—"The developments on the British front take the form of a process of wearing down the Germans by a ...

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  11. A GERMAN CLAIM.

    The German War Office claimed yesterday evening that a British attack northeast of Wieltje had collapsed ...

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  12. WHARF LABOURER ARRESTED.

    Timothy William McCristal, president of the Wharf Labourers' Union, was arrested this morning on a charge of sedition. The gravemen of the charge being that on ...

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  13. AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY.

    The Australian artillery is still engaged in the thick of the Ypres sector. Two days' heavy rain has plunged the whole battlefield into thick red clay mud Not. ...

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  14. THE DECISIVE FRONT

    The "Idea Nazionale" suggests that the Italian is the principal and possibly The decisive front. The journal calls upon England to put forth her greatest effort here. ...

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  15. THE POSITION AT FREMANTLE.

    Apart from the action of the members of the Horsedrivers' Union in returning to their employers, there was little alteration in the position at Fremantle yesterday. The ...

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  16. AUSTRIAN ARMY CUT IN TWO.

    Despatches received by the Italian Embassy state that the Italians have gained complete control of Chiapovano Valley, thus separating the northern from the ...

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  17. CRIPPLED NEW ZEALANDERS.

    Sir Thomas Mackenzie (High Commissioner for New Zealand) and General Richardson conferred yesterday with limbless New Zealand soldiers at Walton in order to ...

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  18. AUSTRIA'S BOTTLED-UP FLEET.

    The Washington correspondent of the "World" says that advices received from Rome indicate that Italy is preparing to attack Austria's bottled-up fleet. Italian ...

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  19. MORE GERMAN RUTHLESSNESS.

    The "Petit Journal" says:—"The Germans are starving the French population in the occupied territory. The people have had neither meat nor wine for three years, ...

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  20. THE TANNING INDUSTRY.

    The "Manchester Guardian" says:—"With a view of replacing the shortage of quebracho (the French chestnut) for tanning the Shipping Controller has sanctioned the ...

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  21. TRANSPORT DISLOCATED.

    There are now over 700 carters idle, and transportation work in the city is threatened, as practically every union carter remaining at work has been ordered to cease ...

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  22. RUSSIA.

    At the close of the Moscow Conference M. Kerensky was questioned regarding the possibility of stopping the war, and he retorted: "Be damned to those who talk of ...

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  23. THE TANK INVENTORS.

    Rear-Admiral Tudor (recently third Sea Lord of the British Admiralty) said to an interviewer yesterday that the tanks had been invented by naval officers. ...

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  24. A.W.U.

    Last night as the mail train was a mile outside Carcoar a pea rifle bullet struck the inside of the enginer cab. Black trackers were employed to pick up tracks, but ...

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  25. A SUBSTITUTE FOR GRAIN.

    Plans are being elaborated to organise the school children in compliance with the Government's request for collecting the horse chestnut crop. Researches have ...

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  26. GENERAL ITEMS.

    The "Bonnet Rouge" affair continues to thril the Parisian public. There is an increasing belief that M. Almeryeda did not commit suicide It is stated that a ...

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  27. GOVERNOR AT GERALDTON.

    The Governor (Sir William Einson-Macartney), accompanied by his private secretary, Captain Matthews Donaldson, arrived in Geraldton this morning on a brief visit. ...

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  28. NATIONAL VOLUNTEERS.

    In Perth yesterday 217 more men enrolled to carry out work of national importance at the Fremantle wharves if required, bringing the total enrolments from Perth ...

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  29. PREMIER'S POSITION STRONGER.

    The Moscow correspondent of the "World" yesterday interviewed M. Milinkoff, Leader of the Conservatives. M. Miliukoff said that M. Kerensky had undoubtedly ...

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  30. MELBOURNE STREET DISTURBANCES.

    Several persons were fined 40s. each at the City Court to-day, as the result of disturbances in the streets of Melbourne on Thursday. The cases of Adela ...

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  31. DIFFUSION OF COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE.

    The War Cabinet has sanctioned an elaborate scheme for collecting and diffusing commercial intelligence, including extensive changes in the consular services. The ...

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  32. FINLAND.

    A telegram from Helsingfors, the capital of Finland, states that the Finnish deputies have respected the decree closing the Diet, although a number of Socialist members ...

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  33. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The first direct influence of the strike on Port Adelaide was experienced this morning. The Adelaide Steamship Company's Lammeroo arrived shortly after 8 ...

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  34. COMMONWEALTH.

    In the District Court to-day the case was concluded in which Emil Grotjan individually and as an director of the firm of Grotjan and Dudfield Pty., Ltd., and J. ...

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  35. THE FIGHTING ZONE.

    A wireless Russian official message received yesterday evening stated:—"We repulsed attacks at Radautz, near Ocna, and in the direction of Kizdivasarhely to-day. ...

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  36. POSITION IN THE NORTH-WEST.

    The attention of the Colonial Secretary (Mr. H. P. Colebatch), who is the Minister in charge of the State Steamship Service, was drawn yesterday to the telegrams which ...

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  37. A GERMAN REPORT.

    A wireless German official report, intercepted by the Admiralty yesterday, stated:—"We repulsed the Roumanians south of Tirgul and Ocna to-day. We captured ...

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  38. NEW SOLDIERS' FUND.

    The Soldiers' Church of England Help Society of Queensland has started a Church of England Australian Fund for soldiers with a grant of £4,000. ...

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  39. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The 334th casualty list was released by the Censor yesterday and is published below. It contains the names of Western Australian soldiers, together with those ...

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  40. UNION AWARDS VARIED.

    Mr. Justice Heydon made an interim announcement to-day in the application by the Employers' Federation for the variation of awards consequent on the restriction ...

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  41. AMERICA.

    Over 2,500,000 persons witnessed the parade of 30,000 soldiers of the New York division of the American army yesterday, and accorded the troops an enthusiastic ...

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  42. SWITZERLAND SHORT OF FOOD.

    A one-day general strike throughout Switzerland has been declared as a protest against the Government's food policy. A general scarcity of food is feared. ...

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  43. NEW GERMAN SUBMARINES.

    Germany has launched a number of submarines which are 340ft. long and of 1,500 tons register. They each carry a crew of 50, as well as 40 torpedoes and many shells ...

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  44. GOLDFIELDS EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGE.

    At the Boulder Police Court to-day, Charles Dugan, late manager of the Federal Loan Office, was charged with having stolen £15, the property of his ...

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  45. DETERMINATION TO WAR.

    Mr. Daniels (Secretary for the Navy) stated yesterday that the American navy was preparing for a terrible war, and it was thereby taking the surest means of ...

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  46. MISCELLANEOUS.

    Mrs. F. McLaughlan, of the Railway Coffee Palace, Fitzgerald-street, West Northam, received a cablegram from London on August 22 announcing that her only son, ...

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  47. REVENTLOW'S NEPHEW.

    Rudolf Reventlow, nephew of Count Reventlow, has deserted from the German army. He was spending his leave with his mother on the German side of Lake ...

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  48. SEIZED GERMAN STAMPS.

    The Marshall Island and German New Guinea stamps seized by the Commonwealth authorities are not to be sold. A portion may be allotted to public ...

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  49. AMERICAN DESTROYERS ACTIVE.

    Rear-Admiral Sims, in a report to the Navy Department of the work of the American destroyers in the submarine zone, says it is most satisfactory, and that ...

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  50. QUEENSLAND.

    The Premier (Mr. Ryan) stated to-day that he had not yet received any intimation from the Prime Minister regarding the latter's refusal to assent to Mr. Justice ...

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  51. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The Premier (Mr. H. B. Lefroy), when asked by a "West Australian" reporter yesterday regarding the industrial situation said that he had received no reports of ...

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  52. Advertising

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  53. STRENGTHENING THE FLEET.

    President Wilson has approved of Mr. Daniels's plan to spend £70,000,000 in building destroyers capable of travelling over 35 knots an hour. ...

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  54. FRENCH SHIPPING FIGURES.

    The French shipping figures for the week ended Sunday last were as follow:— Arrivals, 920. Departures 1,013. ...

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  55. THE REPLY TO THE POPE'S NOTE.

    The nation generally applauds President Wilson's reply to the Pope's Note. If the Berlin newspapers do not publish the text copies will be dropped within the German ...

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  56. GERMANY AND ARGENTINA.

    Mr. Lansing (Secretary of State) says that Germany's promise to Argentina will affect few ships. ...

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