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  2. "TO MY SERBIAN PEOPLE."

    Apparently there was no truce between the British troops and the Germans on the western front on Christmas Day, as heavy cannonading took place. The Germans claim to have recaptured Hartmannsweilerkopf, the important vantage point in Alsace, but a later French report denies the ...

    Article : 319 words
  3. MEMORABLE CHRISTMAS.

    Every Australian and New Zealand soldier in Great Britain spent Christmas merrily. Anglo-Australasians had been diligently preparing for months to ensure that ...

    Article : 164 words
  4. SUEZ CANAL

    Reports received at Paris by way of Geneva confirm the seriousness of Germany's preparations for an expedition against the Suez Canal. Much rolling ...

    Article : 199 words
  5. MR. ASHMEAD BARTLETT.

    Rumour has it that the famous writer about the Gallipoli campaign, Mr. Ashmead Barteltt, left the scene of active operations because he had to London ...

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  6. THE MILITARY SITUATION

    In spite of the facts that two-thirds of Serbia is overrun, that the Bulgarians and Germans are in her war capital at Nish, and that from north and east her enemies ...

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  7. SOLDIERS' CHRISTMAS.

    On Christmas Day no soldier in Adelaide need have felt that lonely weariness which is often experienced by one who goes for a time to a great city in which he is a ...

    Article : 1,199 words
  8. Slipped Into Marmora.

    Recent storms carried away the booms the Turks had constructed across the Narrows, and submarines of the Allies, profiting by the occurrence, passed into the Sea ...

    Article : 36 words
  9. AUSTRALIANS AT DINNER.

    The Australian dinner at the Hotel Cecil was a splendid success. Sir George Reid, Lady Reid, and Lady Birdwood welcomed and shook hands with 600 men, most of ...

    Article : 559 words
  10. Kaiser and Cancer.

    Prominent German circles have been informed from Berlin that the illness of the Kaiser is due to a recurrence of cancer in the throat. ...

    Article : 31 words
  11. A Christmas Welcome.

    A fitting welcome was given to a draft of returned wounded and sick soldiers who were landed at Sydney on Christmas morning. They numbered 212. Of these 55 were ...

    Article : 129 words
  12. RUSSIA AND AUSTRIA.

    An Austrian communique states that the Russians made attacks on parts of the Bessarabian frontier, but were repulsed with heavy loss. ...

    Article : 63 words
  13. Bagdad Railway Tunnels.

    The recent completion of the large tunnel on the Bagdad Railway, piercing the Amsnus Mountains between Asia Minor and Syria, is described in a report to his ...

    Article : 642 words
  14. Round About Gorizia.

    An Italian communique states:—"The enemy early on Thursday morning attacked our positions west of Gorizia. Our artillery, assisted by prompt ...

    Article : 46 words
  15. WESTERN FRONT.

    Gen. Sir Douglas Haig, in his latest report, states that artillery activity was displayed on both sides, mainly about Ypres, throughout Friday. ...

    Article : 108 words
  16. GERMAN "SPIDER."

    The Kaiser has issued a proclamation "to my noble and heroic Serbian people," in which he says:—Unfortunate necessity has put our two nations in conflict. The ...

    Article : 220 words
  17. Western Australian Recruiting.

    During the past five days 186 men have volunteered for the expeditionary forces. Of that number 128 were accepted and the remainder rejected. ...

    Article : 439 words
  18. DISTINCTION WITHOUT DIFFERENCE.

    A forecast of the figures of the men secured under Lord Derby's recruiting scheme tends to show that Mr. Asquith will have to redeem his pledge to married ...

    Article : 101 words
  19. "PEACE ON EARTH."

    There are indications that the British on the western front are not permitting any Christmas truce with the Germans such as prevailed last year. A bombardment ...

    Article : 97 words
  20. MR. FORD RETURNING.

    The Copenhagen correspondent of the Exchange Telegraph Agency states that Mr. Ford has sailed for America aboard the steamer Bergensfjord, having realized ...

    Article : 203 words
  21. KINO PETER'S DEVOTION.

    The Rome Tribuna states that the Serbian Army is still suffering acutely from lack of provisions in Albania, but the men are labouring incessantly in the ...

    Article : 85 words
  22. AT COUNTRY HOSPITALS.

    Sir Newton Moore and Lady Moore supervised the arrangements at Weymouth, where the men dined in the huts, and were entertained at a concert in the evening. ...

    Article : 178 words
  23. ALSACE FIGHTING.

    AMSTERDAM, December 24, 10.45 p.m. An official message received here from Berlin states:—"We have completely recaptured Harimannsweilerkopf, in Alsace." ...

    Article : 65 words
  24. SERBIAN ARMY ACTIVE.

    The Serbian Crown Prince, on being interviewed, said the retreat of the Serbians was accomplished under the most favourable, conditions. They carried away their ...

    Article : 183 words
  25. Russians Surprise Persians.

    A Russian communique says:—Our troops, by a swift and unexpected night march, fell on 2,700 Persian gendarmes and tribesmen at Rabat-Kerim, 25 miles ...

    Article : 38 words
  26. ANZAC BUFFET.

    Many jovial Australian and New Zealand parties met at the Carlton, the Piccadilly, the Criterion, and other hotels, where lavish festivities were held. ...

    Article : 57 words
  27. BRITISH LOSSES.

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  28. NEW ZEALANDERS MEET.

    Two hundred and fifty New Zealanders dined at the Midland Hotel. Sir Thomas Mackenzie, who presided, declared he was proud of the New Zealand heroes. He ...

    Article : 287 words
  29. Incidents.

    Queen Mary has acknowledged one of the Christmas cards which Australian women in England sent to wounded Australian soldiers in Great Britain. Malta, and ...

    Article : 70 words
  30. AT GLENELG.

    The ladies connected with the Glenelg branch of the Cheer-up Society spared no effort to cater for the wants of the soldiers on Christmas Day, and at 5 o'clock about ...

    Article : 554 words
  31. VARNA UNDER FIRE.

    Reports received from Vienna state that Russian torpedo boats continue to bombard Varna. Two aeroplanes, one of which was ...

    Article : 40 words
  32. Posthumous V.C.

    Lieut. Dartnell, late of the League of Frontiersmen, has been awarded the Victoria Cross for most conspicuous bravery. On September 3, at Maktan, in East ...

    Article : 97 words
  33. ILL TREATING THE SERBIANS.

    Mr. Douglas Dold, who took over Lady Paget's relief organization at Nish, has returned to America. He states that the Bulgarians behaved well, and there was ...

    Article : 103 words
  34. Advertising

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    Advertising : 212 words
  35. Advertising

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    Advertising : 573 words
  36. MESSAGE FROM SIR GEORGE REID.

    The retiring High Commissioner (Sir George Reid) has sent a greeting to Australia. He said—"We are looking after your boys, whether wounded, sick or well. ...

    Article : 46 words
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