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  2. EUROPEAN WAR.

    The most noteworthy item of to-day's cable news is the issue by Japan of an ultimatum to Germany. The Mikado's Government states, in effect, that the ...

    Article : 508 words
  3. TRADE AND COMMERCE.

    Some doubts are entertained by the banks as to the legality of their dealings with German customers since the outbreak of the war, and, having regard to the ...

    Article : 558 words
  4. ITALY'S ATTITUDE.

    The Rome correspondent of the New York "World" reports that 200,000 Italians are concentrating between Moutua, Verona, Peschiera, and Leguago, and that the ...

    Article : 67 words
  5. FAR-EASTERN INTERESTS.

    It is officially announced that Japan has issued, to Germany an ultimatum, declaring that it is necessary to remove the causes of the disturbance of the peace of ...

    Article : 314 words
  6. THE BLAMONT FIGHT.

    The Bavarian army corps held a strongly entrenched position before Blamont, France, last week, but on Friday night a French division opened an attack on them. After ...

    Article : 347 words
  7. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Mr. E. R. Larkin, M.L.A., and secretary of the New South Wales Football League, having volunteered for service, has been accepted, and will go into camp as Private ...

    Article : 72 words
  8. NAVAL ENGAGEMENT.

    It is semi-officially reported that yesterday French warships engaged four Austrian warships at Budua, on the Adriatic Sea, opposite the capital of Montenegro. Two ...

    Article : 66 words
  9. VICTORIA.

    Victoria's quota of 7,000 odd men for the Australian Imperial Expeditionary Force is now assured. ...

    Article : 19 words
  10. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Amount previous received £2,309 5 0 W. A. Rowing Association 5 5 0 A. E. Arney 5 0 0 A. Grant 10 0 0 ...

    Article : 2,284 words
  11. TURKEY'S INTERFERENCE.

    The "Echo de Paris," referring to Turkey's purchase of the German warships Goeben (battleship, 23,000 tons, 28 knots), and Breslau (protected cruiser, 5,500 tons. ...

    Article : 227 words
  12. TO-DAY'S PARLIAMENT.

    From what could be ascertained yesterday, the sitting to-day of both branches of the State legislature is not likely to last very long, although measures will be ...

    Article : 127 words
  13. DEFENCE WORK.

    The Premier has received from the Prime Minister the following telegram:—"Glad if facilities can be offered to enable the Defence Department to cope with special and ...

    Article : 131 words
  14. POSITION IN BULGARIA.

    The Press Bureau announces that a state of siege has been proclaimed in Bulgaria. A report from Nish, the temporary capital of Servia, declares that a report has ...

    Article : 63 words
  15. RAPID FRENCH ADVANCE.

    The French operations over the Alsatian frontier are developing, and the advance has been especially rapid along the Schivureck Valley, to the south-west of ...

    Article : 116 words
  16. RUSSIAN SUCCESSES.

    On Thursday last the Russian cavalry dispersed the Austrians and forced them to evacuate Kielce (a Polish town 85 miles north-west of Cracow). ...

    Article : 125 words
  17. OCEAN INCIDENT.

    It appears that there are at least three German cruisers roaming the Atlantic—the Dresden, of 3,544 tons, 24½ knots speed; the Strassburg and the Carlsruhe, of 4,478 ...

    Article : 99 words
  18. COUNTRY REPORTS.

    Some forty volunteers for the overseas expeditionary force presented themselves for examination in the Katanning Institute. As only 14 men were required, the ...

    Article : 751 words
  19. SIEGE OF LIEGE.

    At Liege the Belgian forts still hold out against the German attack. Great determination is shown by the besiegers. One of the German generals, who was shot in ...

    Article : 254 words
  20. CANADIAN VIEW OF THE KAISER.

    Two thousand Belgian reservists have sailed for London after receiving the following farewell message from the Minister for Militia (Mr. S. Hughes):—"You are ...

    Article : 57 words
  21. POLAND'S NATIONALITY.

    Following up the Czar's manifesto to the Poles of Russia, Germany, and Austria, promising them the restoration of their nationality and home rule under the ...

    Article : 284 words
  22. BATTLE OF DINANT.

    Reports of the fight that took place between the French and the Germans at Dinant, in Belgium, show that a French infantry regiment flung itself on the ...

    Article : 307 words
  23. GERMAN BOORISHNESS.

    The French Embassy states that the British, Russian, and French consuls at Danzig were treated with great indignity. They were peremptorily ordered to leave on ...

    Article : 82 words
  24. AUSTRALIA.

    Before leaving for Sydney to-night the Minister for Defence (Senator Millen) approved of a system of allowances for those wounded and for the dependents of those ...

    Article : 141 words
  25. COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL ASPECTS.

    Prices of foodstuffs were normal yesterday, and dealers in provisions, groceries, and produce reported no increase in prices. General satisfaction was expressed all round ...

    Article : 911 words
  26. SERVIA'S RESISTANCE.

    At Amsterdam yesterday the following official report was received from Vienna:—"On Friday the Austrians, after severe fighting, drove the Servians from a ...

    Article : 212 words
  27. THE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE.

    After several days of the monotonous routine at the Drill Hall and other centres of inspection the enlistment of members of the Western Australian quota of the ...

    Article : 2,939 words
  28. BRITISH NEWS.

    The recruiting last week for Lord Kitchener's second army resulted in the enrolment of 40,000 men. An average of 7,000 men are being recruited daily. ...

    Article : 442 words
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