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  2. NO CONSCRIPTION.

    Mr. Asquith has announced that in his belief there will be no necessity to resort to coercion to obtain the reinforcements needed to keep the army at its full strength. He refuses to go beyond his statement of November 2. Admiral Lord Fisher made his maiden speech in the House of Lords on ...

    Article : 251 words
  3. WHAT PARLIAMENT IS DOING

    In the Council—Soldiers' Liquor Restriction Bill dropped. Debate on Railways Standing Committee. Debate on second reading of the Education Bill. ...

    Article : 189 words
  4. WESTERN FRONT.

    Reuter's correspondent at headquarters on the western front states that winter has settled down in earnest in Flanders. A week of rain has converted the roads into ...

    Article : 145 words
  5. THE WIND'S FROLICS.

    Suck a fickle week of weather as has not been experienced in Adelaide could no have culminated in a more evil climax that the duststorm which enveloped the city ...

    Article : 519 words
  6. THE TEA TRADE.

    Mr. Hill, in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, continued his remarks on his motion:—"That, in the opinion of this House, the Government should import and ...

    Article : 595 words
  7. PRIVY COUNCIL.

    The King's Bench Division of the High court recently granted orders nisi calling pon Sir Edgar Speyer and Sir Ernest Casel to show cause that they were entitled ...

    Article : 174 words
  8. THE HARVEST SCHEME.

    During the past two days the Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) and the Ministers of Agriculture of the various States have been in conference on the wheat question. ...

    Article : 931 words
  9. IN THE COUNCIL.

    For the first time in the session the Legislative Council sat after dinner on Wednesday evening. One of the early measures discussed was the Hon. J. ...

    Article : 430 words
  10. Food Riots; Military Called Out.

    Travellers who have arrived from Germany state that serious food riots are occurring at Berlin. On Saturday the troops had to be called out to quell the ...

    Article : 48 words
  11. THE CALL TO DUTY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 40 words
  12. Krupp's Works Damaged.

    The balance sheet of the great German ordnance firm of Krupp, of Essen, includes on item of £500,000, set down as damages due to the war. The line is believed to ...

    Article : 54 words
  13. INTO CAMP ON WEDNESDAY.

    Following are the names of the men who enlisted at Adelaide, and were sent to the Exhibition camp on Wednesday:—J. Love, J. F. Fitzsimmons, L. G. Bradfield, W. C. Hill, R. H. ...

    Article : 63 words
  14. RECRUITING BOOM.

    The flood of recruiting enthusiasm is rising daily. The scenes at the recruiting offices in London, Manchester, Hull, Birmingham, Aberdeen, and other big ...

    Article : 366 words
  15. A LIBERAL VICTORY

    The by-election for the Roebourne seat in the Legislative Assembly was held to-day, and resulted in the return of the Liberal candidate (Mr. Butcher) by a ...

    Article : 113 words
  16. NO COERCION.

    Mr. Asquith's further explanation in regard to national compulsory service in the House of Commons to-day was awaited with intense interest. The Premier ...

    Article : 592 words
  17. Lord Fisher's Dignified Attitude.

    Mr. Winston Churchill, in his speech in the House of Commons, in justifying the operations at the Dardanelles, complained that he had not, when First Lord of the ...

    Article : 216 words
  18. COMMONWEALTH POWERS.

    The Legislative Council last night, after considerable discussion, negatived the second reading of the Commonwealth Powers (War) Bill by 19 votes to 5. ...

    Article : 127 words
  19. QUEENSLAND TAXES.

    Mr. Theodore in the Assembly last night introduced the income tax and land tax proposals. The tax on income will be as follows:—From personal exertion, not ...

    Article : 416 words
  20. IN THE ASSEMBLY.

    The usual patchwork quilt was thrown over the Assembly on Wednesday afternoon. It is an article of many quaint patterns, becoming a wonderful medley medley of ...

    Article : 1,272 words
  21. VICTORIAN PUBLIC SERVICE.

    A Bill has been introduced in the Legislative Assembly to amend the Public Service Act. The Bill embodies the policy of the Ministry with regard to officers who ...

    Article : 123 words
  22. SHORTEST SPEECH IN PARLIAMENT

    Admiral Lord Fisher's rejoinder in the House of Lords to the speech of Mr. Winston Churchill in the Commons was his maiden address in the Peers' Chamber. ...

    Article : 55 words
  23. MR. HUGHES HOPEFUL.

    Referring to the rejection of the Referenda Agreement Bill by the Queensland Legislative Council, the Prime Minister [Mr. Hughes) to-day said he did not ...

    Article : 297 words
  24. Professors Push Trucks.

    Discussing the advisableness of giving better recognition of the value of volunteers corps Lord Desborough in the House of Lords said volunteers of ...

    Article : 66 words
  25. THE AFTERMATH.

    Earl Rosebery, speaking at the London University to-day, said it would be impossible in the future to enter upon treaties between the Great Powers without ...

    Article : 267 words
  26. ALLEGED GRIEVANCE VENTED.

    Directly after Mr. Wilfred Kemp had opened his office at Bellinger yesterday morning an elderly man appeared in the doorway and fired a revolver. The bullet ...

    Article : 115 words
  27. THE ANCONA.

    Dr. Cecil Grelle, an American passenger on board the Italian liner Ancona, which was sunk by an enemy underwater vessel, states that the submarine was equipped ...

    Article : 194 words
  28. MOTORIST ACQUITTED.

    In the Criminal Court to-day the third trial of Clarence Hocart Flere on a charge of having negligently driven a motor car which was alleged to have caused grievous ...

    Article : 59 words
  29. OBJECTIONS OF FARMERS.

    General perplexity and dissatisfaction prevail regarding the wheat marketing scheme. Contracts have been made in the eastern wheat districts for the delivery of ...

    Article : 175 words
  30. THE VICTORIAN BILL

    In the State Parliament a Bill to refer to the Commonwealth certain powers for the duration of the war and 12 months after peace had been declared, in ...

    Article : 68 words
  31. The War Committee.

    The Prime Minister (Mr. Asquith) announced on Tuesday that the Imperial Defence Committee has been absorbed in the new Conduct of the War Committee. ...

    Article : 33 words
  32. Poisonous Austrian Bombs.

    An Italian communique says:—We repulsed two violent attacks on San Michele, inflicting heavy losses. Several deaths have ocurred at Verona ...

    Article : 44 words
  33. MR. SCADDAN WAITING.

    Last night, in reply to the Leader of the Opposition (Mr. Wilson), the Premier (Mr. Scaddan) announced in the Legislative Assembly that be could not introduce ...

    Article : 74 words
  34. British Staff Attacked.

    In the House of Lords this afternoon Lord St. Davids violently attacked the British headquarters staff in France, accusing its members of general incompetence and ...

    Article : 321 words
  35. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 713 words
  36. HORSE DEALER IN TROUBLE.

    William L. Tredrea, horse dealer, of Bourke street, Melbourne, was charged at the City Court to-day with having stolen £376 10/ between January 1 and August ...

    Article : 61 words
  37. Advertising

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    Advertising : 240 words
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