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  2. EUROPEAN WAR.

    The bitter struggle between the Allies and the Germans on Belgian soil has not yet reached a decisive stage. The French and British forces have found it ...

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  3. BATTLE OF CHARLEROI.

    During the week French cavalry, the chasseurs d'Afrique, and artillery advanced north from Charleroi, but being insufficiently supported by infantry were forced to ...

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  4. GERMANY'S MARCH.

    Three hundred thousand Germans have marched to the south, half towards Lille and half to Charleroi and Mons. The British and French opposed a German attempt ...

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  5. FIGHT AT SEA.

    Details of the running fight that took place a couple of weeks ago between the British light cruiser Gloucester (5,000 tons, 25 knots) and the German (now Turkish) ...

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  6. AUSTRIAN MONITOR DESTROYED.

    A telegram from Nish states that an Austrian monitor, a river gun boat, struck a mine near Orsova, on the Danube, and was blown up. Her crew perished. ...

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  7. AT MALINES.

    A report from Antwerp states that after four hours of fierce fighting at Malines yesterday the Belgians repulsed the Germans and pursued them towards Vilvorde ...

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  8. RUSSIANS IN AUSTRIA.

    The Russians have occupied several passages south of Tarnopol in Austrian Galicia. They have also defeated an Austrian cavalry division at Proughoudon, capturing two ...

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  9. CONTINUOUS CONFLICTS.

    The Press Bureau states:—"The British forces in Belgium have successfully reached a new and well protected position. The fighting was continuous but the enemy ...

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  10. APPROACHING OSTEND.

    In repelling a raid made by the Uhlans at Ostend the Belgians lost 40 in killed and wounded but the Germans suffered more severely. ...

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  11. FRANCO-GERMAN FIGHTING.

    The War Office states that the abandonment by the French of the captured territory in Alsace was a necessary withdrawal. It did not indicate defeat, but was simply ...

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  12. IN EASTERN ASIA.

    American advices from Tsing-tau state that the Kaiser directed the garrison at Kiau-Chau to defend that possession to the utmost. ...

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  13. 300,000 MEN ENGAGED.

    The Belgian Minister for War states that yesterday 300,000 Germans passed Brussels. An eye-witness of the march asserts that half of this force went in the direction of ...

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  14. BRITISH ITEMS.

    A Prize Court will sit next week to deal with captured ships of a total register of 116,376 tons. The Holland-American Shipping ...

    Article : 278 words
  15. GERMAN RESIDENTS IN BELGIUM.

    Eight thousand German prisoners taken by the Belgians are being sent to England via Dunkirk. The German residents of Belgium are ...

    Article : 133 words
  16. INVASION OF GERMANY.

    During the past few days the Russians fought successful but sanguinary engagements with important forces of Germans to the north of Neidenburg (close to the ...

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  17. A RESOURCEFUL BELGIAN.

    When the fort at Chaudfontaine, commanding the railroad from Aix-la-Chapelle (in Germany) to Verviers (in Belgium) was reduced to ruins by the Germans Major ...

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  18. IN ENGLAND.

    In the House of Commons last night Mr. Asquith, referring to the Declaration of London, said that the British Government did not intend to resume its old right of ...

    Article : 367 words
  19. BELGIAN ROLLING STOCK.

    Belgium has sent all her railway rolling stock, including 1,000 locomotives, to France to prevent the Germans securing possession of it. ...

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  20. BRITAIN'S STRENGTH.

    In an address to the House of Lords yesterday on the war situation, Earl Kitchener, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, said: "The British troops at Mons ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  21. THE GUMBINNEN BATTLE.

    The central feature of the fighting at Gumbinnen was the Russian "Balaclava" charge. The Germans held a village from which they were pouring a murderous fire. ...

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  22. GERMANS IN SOUTH AFRICA.

    Reuter's message confirms reports that Germans in South-West Africa raided Union territory. They have been making preparations for some time to force a passage ...

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  23. EFFECT UPON MARKETS.

    The wheat market is very firm, but the demand is quieter. Yesterday 46s. per quarter was asked for a Victorian cargo (arrived). ...

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  24. BRITISH MOVEMENTS.

    On taking a position in the vicinity of Mons, the British blew up the churches and the railway station at Jemappes, and the canal bridges, which were in the line ...

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  25. AERIAL BOMBARDMENT.

    On Monday night a German Zeppelin airship flew over Antwerp and dropped seven shrapnel bombs into the city, with the result that many houses (including a hospital ...

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  26. BRITISH CAVALRY CHARGE.

    An eye witness writing to London describes a troop of British hussars suddenly meeting German cuirassiers in a small village near Charleroi. There was a fierce ...

    Article : 114 words
  27. DISPOSITION OF FORCES.

    A War Office communique shows that the First French Army is attacking through the gap of Stenay towards the River Semoy and Neuchateau, north-west of Arlon. The ...

    Article : 129 words
  28. MISCELLANEOUS.

    The Belgians to-day captured 25 Uhlans, who were patrolling the country ten miles inland from Blankenberg. London, Aug. 25. ...

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  29. FALL OF NAMUR.

    Coincident with the fighting at Charleroi, Namur was subjected to a furious bombardment, which was so well regulated that the first few shots silenced the Marchovellete ...

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  30. AT LIEGE.

    Five hundred men of the 1st battalion of the 34th regiment at Liege arrived at Namur on Saturday, escaping between the Chaud Fontine and Dembourg forts of ...

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  31. OFFICIAL CABLE MESSAGES.

    The Premier received yesterday several cable messages from the High Commissioner for Australia. One of them reads as follows:—"British casualties 2,000. Lord ...

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  32. FIGHTING AROUND CHARLEROI.

    Mons is surrounded by canals in every direction, except in the south, where there are vast woods. All the bridges that had not been blown up were commanded by ...

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  33. MONTENEGRIN SUCCESSES.

    A telegram from San Giovanni states that 30,000 Montenegrins scored a series of successes on the Herzogovinian frontier with fierce bayonet charges. The Austrians ...

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  34. ANOTHER TOWN OCCUPIED.

    It is officially announced that the Russians yesterday occupied Angerburg, a town in East Prussia, 60 miles south-east of Konigsberg, and 30 miles from the ...

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  35. ANOTHER FRENCH ACCOUNT.

    The French Embassy in London states that two French army corps attacked and drew a murderous fire upon themselves, but held their ground until the Prussian Guards ...

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  36. CANADA'S AID.

    Owing to the enormous number of recruits offering the Militia Department is considering the matter of offering to the Imperial authorities an ...

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  37. THE BALKAN STATES.

    M. Radoslavoff, the Bulgarian Prime Minister, states that Bulgaria and Roumania have settled all their misunderstandings, and that their relations with Turkey ...

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  38. MOVE TOWARDS LUXEMBURG.

    An official announcement issued early this morning stated: "The movement of the allies to new positions has been completed. The French command the outlets from the ...

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  39. MOSLEM LOYALTY.

    The Bengal Moslems have cabled the Sultan of Turkey expressing gratification at Turkey's neutrality, and stating: "India's Moslems consider loyalty to Britain to be ...

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  40. THE DEFENDING FORCES.

    Count von Bernstoff, the German Ambassador at Washington, states that the Austro-German forces engaged against Russia number about 800,000 men, and consist of eight ...

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  41. INDIAN LOYALTY.

    On the occasion of a Mohammedan festival all the mosques throughout India were thronged with natives, who prayed for the success of Great Britain in the present ...

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  42. SIEGE OF KIAU-CHAU.

    A cable message received by the Premier from the Agent-General in London states: "The Japanese bombardment of Tsing-Tau, at the entrance to Kiau-Chau Harbour, ...

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  43. ITALY'S ATTITUDE.

    In consequence of the rumours of an Austrian mobilisation in the south, General Conrad has notified Italy that the story of Austria's aggressive intentions against ...

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  44. AUSTRALIA.

    The Minister for Defence (Senator Millen) said to-night that a number of complaints had reached him from residents of the country districts in New South Wales as to the ...

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  45. YESTERDAY'S SPECIAL EDITION.

    Wounded French officers at Bourges describe the duplicity of the Germans in Lorraine. When the French entered one village they ...

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  46. INVASION OF FRANCE.

    It is officially reported in Paris that the Germans attacked the French north of Nancy, and were repulsed with heavy loss. The Press Bureau in Paris states that the ...

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  47. THE FAR EAST.

    Austria has declared war against Japan. ...

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  48. YESTERDAY'S SECOND EDITION.

    In the House of Commons yesterday the Prime Minister (Mr. Asquith) stated that General Sir John French, the British Commander-in-Chief in Europe, had reported ...

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  49. BOMBARDMENT OF CATTARO.

    It is reported that the French and British fleets, operating in conjunction with Montenegrin artillery, entrenched upon Mt. Lovchen, have destroyed the fortifications ...

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  50. ALLIES' DESPERATE ATTACK.

    Details published in Paris show that in the fight between Charleroi and Longwy, three French armies, in addition to the British, African Zouaves, and Tirailleurs, ...

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  51. GERMAN BARBARITIES.

    The Press Bureau has published Belgium's protest against German barbarity, based upon the findings of a committee of inquiry, including Chief Justice Vaniseghem, and ...

    Article : 193 words
  52. SITUATION IN ALBANIA.

    The French authorities at Skutari, in Albania, have sent their entire contingent, forming part of the Albanian International Guard, to Cettinge to aid the Montenegrins ...

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  53. ATTACK UPON BELGRADE.

    The bombardment of Belgrade continues Few buildings in the city have escaped damage, and portion of the King's palace has been burned. ...

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  54. BRITISH CASUALTIES.

    General French reports that he is unable yet to send details of the British casualties owing to the extended nature of the operations. The condition of the ...

    Article : 66 words
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