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  2. THE ITALIAN ADVANCE

    As Italian official report issued last night stated:—"The battle on the Julian front was renewed violently to-day. We captured an important position south-west of ...

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  3. ELECTIVE MINISTRIES.

    Politics were never at so low an ebb as now. The party system carried to its logical conclusion has brought Parliament into disrepute; has given a dangerous power ...

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  4. RUSSIA.

    A wireless Russian official report received yesterday afternoon stated:—"Our retirement along the Riga Gulf continues. The enemy have reached the crossings of the ...

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  5. WESTERN FRONT.

    Field-Marshal Haig reported last night:—"We drove back some raiders east of Klein Zillebeke to-day. Artillery operations continue on the Ypres front. Enemy ...

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  6. WAR CASUALTIES.

    Mrs. E. A. Dean, of South Perth, has rereceived a cable from New Zealand announcing the death of her youngest brother, who was killed in action on August 21 after serving ...

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  7. AIR RAIDS.

    An official report issued early yesterday stated:—"A considerable number of German aeroplanes crossed the south-east coast over a wide area last night. The raiders ...

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  8. JAPAN AND ALLIANCES.

    In an article contributed to the "Japan Chronicle," Kobe, by M. Yoneda, of the Japanese House of Representatives, the writer, in giving reasons against a ...

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  9. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT.

    In the Senate to-day, Senator Needham asked the Minister for Defence: Is he aware whether the road to the Blackboy Hill Camp from Perth is in a dangerous ...

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  10. AMERICA.

    In the course of a speech here yesterday Mr. Roosevelt said:—"We must not make peace except through the complete defeat of the brutalised Prussianised Germany of ...

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  11. FURIOUS AIR BATTLE.

    An air battle characteristic of the recent fighting on the West front has been recorded. Six British machines encountered fifteen Germans above the clouds in ...

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  12. A GERMAN REPORT.

    The following German official report was issued yesterday evening:—"Operations in the Riga region further developed to-day. Heavy coast guns, including some of thirty ...

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  13. LABOUR'S ATTITUDE.

    At Minneapolis yesterday the Labour organisations of the United States opened a great convention which carried a resolution pledging unwavering support to the ...

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  14. SERIOUS FOOD SHORTAGE.

    The food crisis in Russia is serious. There is only a bread reserve for three days and soldiers and civilians are suffering privations. The main cause is the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  15. GENERAL ITEMS.

    A Belgian East African communique issued yesterday stated:—"Before the converging advance of the British and Belgizn columns yesterday the enemy retired ...

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  16. THE CAPTURE OF SAN GABRIELE.

    The Central News Agency confirms the report of the capture of Monte San Gabriele, with many prisoners and much booty. ...

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  17. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

    The House went into Committee of Supply. The Treasurer (Sir John Forrest) said that it was proposed to introduce a loan Bill for £80,000,000. The Government had ...

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  18. SIGNIFICANT AUSTRIAN ADMISSION

    The Press Burean at Vienna says that the Austrian divisions on the Italian front have done the whole of their duty, but they have been crushed by the enemy ...

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  19. MACEDONIA.

    The Admiralty reports that British naval aircraft effectively bombed Adrianople bridge and railway station last Sunday night. ...

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  20. CAMPAIGN IN PALESTINE.

    A Turkish communique issued yesterday stated:—"The British are maintaining an intense bombardment of our positions near Gaza." ...

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  21. CADORNA'S SUCCESSFUL TACTICS.

    General Cadorna, not waiting for the enemy's initiative, vigorously and successfully attacked the Austrian centre and right on Tuesday. The Austrians were ...

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  22. CONSTANTINE AGAIN.

    Ex-King Constantine has issued a proclamation denouncing M. Venizelos. The "Vossische Zeitung" says that he regards himself still as King of Greece, and that ...

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  23. ANTI-SHOUTING.

    At yesterday's weekly luncheon of the Citizen's National Movement the speaker was the Rev. Canon Moore, of Fremantle, who look as his subject "Anti-Shouting." ...

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  24. AT SEA.

    A British official report issued yesterday afternoon stated: "A German submarine appeared off Scarborough yesterday evening and fired 30 rounds, half of which fell ...

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  25. COMMONWEALTH.

    The number of cadets to be admitted to the Royal Military College next year is 30, and they will be allotted to the various States as follow:—New South Wales, 11; ...

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  26. A GERMAN CLAIM.

    A wireless German official report intercepted by the Admiralty yesterday afternoon stated:—"There was vigorous aerial activity yesterday and last night. We ...

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  27. IRELAND.

    The Irish Convention met in the City Hall at Belfast yesterday, and continued the consideration of the draft Home Rule schemes based upon the dominion ...

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  28. COUNTER-REVOLUTIONARY PLOT.

    The newspapers report the detention of several Grand Dukes in consequence of the discovery of a counter revolutionary plot The Grand Duke Michael (Heir ...

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  29. DEFENCES OF LONDON.

    There is widespread newspaper criticism of the air defences of London. The papers urge the formation of a Ministry of the Air, independent of the War Office and the ...

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  30. RETURNED SOLDIERS.

    The delegates to the Central Council of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Imperial League of Australia resumed their conference to-day. ...

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  31. JAPAN'S FRIENDSHIP.

    The members of the Japanese Mission appeared in Congress yesterday and were enthusiastically received. Baron Ishii, in the course of an address, warned his hearers ...

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  32. TRANS-AUSTRALIAN LINE.

    It is anticipated by the Minister for Works and Railways (Mr. Watt) that the trans-Australian railway will be opened early in November. A few months ago it ...

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  33. THE GRAND DUKE MICHAEL AND THE SUCCESSION.

    Even in pre-Duma days the Grand Duke Michael was not (writes Dr. E. J. Dillon) an adherent of antocratic government, and had he come to the Throne when he was ...

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  34. THE JUTLAND INCIDENT.

    A hundred mines and much wreckage have been washed ashore upon the Jutland coast. The Germans are scattering a new kind of floating mine consisting of a small ...

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  35. BRITISH NEWS.

    The Victoria Cross has been awarded to nine more heroes, including Corporal Leslie Wilton Andrews, a New Zealand infantryman, for conspicuous bravery. Andrews ...

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  36. THE I.W.W.

    Raids have been made throughout the country on all the headquarters of the I.W.W. and cheque books and documents have been seized. Wholesale prosecutions ...

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  37. REFERENDUM DECLARED VALID.

    The High Court of Australia sat at Darlinghurst this morning and reversed the decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland in respect of the referendum regarding ...

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  38. DEPLETION OF DAIRY HEADS.

    At the inquiry of the Interstate Commission into the cost of living to-day, A. W. Osborne stated that recent advices received from London showed that the ...

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  39. A MAMMOTH MONEY MEASURE.

    An agreement made between the leaders of Congress has assured the passage of the War Bond Bill for £2,307,600,000, the biggest financial appropriation ever proposed. ...

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  40. FRENCH SHIPBUILDING.

    The Minister for Mercantile Marine has arranged to lay down during the current year three times the tonnage laid down annually before the war. ...

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  41. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The following contributions are acknowledged by the War Council of Western Australia:— By the Western Australian Bank, for ...

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  42. THE AMERICAN AIM.

    The State Department announces that the Kaiser's militaristic power must be utterly broken before America will discuss peace. A popular form of Government is one of ...

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  43. LEAD SUPPLIES COMMANDEERED.

    The Minister for Munitions has taken possession of all the lead in the United Kingdom as from September 1. ...

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  44. A HEARTLESS HUSBAND.

    Marriage by a girl at the age of 16 years had its sequel in the Divorce Court to-day, when Lily Grivell asked for a divorce from her husband, Frank Henry Grivell, on the ...

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  45. SHIPPING MOVEMENTS.

    The following official shipping figures for the week ended Sunday last have been announced:— British. ...

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  46. A DUTCH MISSION.

    A Dutch mission to America is expected to arrive within a week. The first matter it will discuss will be a proposal to use the Dutch ships held up in American ports ...

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  47. A CHARGE OF FRAUD.

    Two officials in the employ of the Humber Graving Dockyards and Engineering Company have been arrested on a charge of fraud. It is believed that the ...

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  48. DESPERADOES AT KAMBALLIE.

    At about 10 o'clock last night two men entered the bar of the Westralia Hotel, Kamballie, and proceeded to rob the till. They were seen by a sister of the licensee, ...

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  49. NEXT-OF-KIN WANTED.

    The military authorities desire to get into communication with the next-of-kin of the following:— No. 3125, Lance-Corporal J. Thompson, ...

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  50. WAR PROFITS TAX.

    The Senate yesterday adopted a Bill providing for a graduaced tax on war profits ranging from 12 to 60 per cent. An effort to make the tax run up to 80 per cent. ...

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  51. NEW ZEALAND SOLDIERS' CLUB.

    According to the annual report, the New Zealand Soldiers' Club during the past year supplied soldiers with a quarter of a million meals and 65,000 beds. Sir Thos. ...

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  52. MISCELLANEOUS.

    51st Battalion.—As notified by advertisement a snowball tea will be given to-morrow afternoon by the vice-president (Mrs. F. D. North) of the Cottesloe-Claremont ...

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  53. AMERICA AND AUSTRIA.

    The Washington correspondent of the United Press Association says it is reported there that the Allies are likely shortly to undertake a new and strong anti-Austrian ...

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  54. GERMAN SUBMARINE WRECKED.

    A Norwegian torpedo boat yesterday discovered a sunken German submarine lying on the sea bottom near Hammerfest. The submarine, which was 160ft. long, had been ...

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