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  2. EDUGATION ROUND THE FIRESIDE.

    Killing two birds with one stone is an excellent caprice in marksmanship. Making two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is an agricultural feat of some ...

    Article : 3,071 words
  3. FIFTY YEARS A CHORISTER.

    "I began my career oa a chorister in what is now known as the Christ Church Pro-Cathedral, Ballarat, shortly before 1 reached my 21st birthday, and, as I am ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 699 words
  4. THIAUMONT RECAPTURED.

    The Russians are also making further inroads into the positions held by the Austrian and German armies in Gralicia, and the anmy under Gen. von Bothmer is believed to be in a particularly unenviable state owing to the division of the Austrian forces. Field Marshal Hindenburg, on the other hand ...

    Article : 145 words
  5. GREAT OFFENSIVE BEGUN.

    There can be no doubt that the big allied offensive in the western area, which has been so long looked forward to, has at last been entered upon. The British and French, operating simultaneously on both sides of the River Somme, have pierced the front line of the foe for a length of 27 miles, and ...

    Article : 176 words
  6. Germany Massing Troops.

    Germans in Central Belgium are conveying to the front hew batteries of long range guns of exceptionally heavy calibre. All Belgians from the ages of 15 to 45 in ...

    Article : 97 words
  7. WESTERN FRONTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 101 words
  8. WHAT THE BRITISH FACING.

    On April 17 the military, correspondent of The Times published the following description of the German dispositions opposite the British. It is deeply interesting ...

    Article : 1,465 words
  9. GERMAN NEWS ITEMS.

    A wireless news message sent out from Berlin says:—The English and French have made repeated reconnoitring attacks at many points on the German line, but ...

    Article : 127 words
  10. Allies' Western Methods.

    The Paris representative of The Times reports that, undisturbed by the thunder of the British guns, the Germans are allowing themselves no respite in the ...

    Article : 159 words
  11. American Interest.

    The great drive by the Allies has created intense interest in the United Staites. Special editions of the Saturday evening papers were eagerly bought up, and the ...

    Article : 305 words
  12. FRENCH AIRMEN'S WORK.

    French airmen dropped bombs on the railway station at Nesles, near Peronne, and damaged a string of German motor care northward of that village. Other ...

    Article : 71 words
  13. THE TIGRIS FRONT.

    Gen. Sir Percy Lake reports that there is desultory fighting in the neighbourhood of Nasir-tyah. On Wednesday a party of Arabs assisted an Indian cavalry force ...

    Article : 155 words
  14. RUSSIAN ADVANCE.

    Cossack cavalry cut an Austrian railway near Gurahumora, in Bukowina, as an Austrian troop train was proceeding to Dornawatra. The result was that the train ...

    Article : 187 words
  15. DIRECTION A SURPRISE

    Judging from various signs that have been lately assuming definite shape, the Germans were fully aware of the preparations that were being made by Gen. Joffre ...

    Article : 241 words
  16. THE GREAT OFFENSIVE

    The Paris communique stated on Friday:—The Germans attacked the salient near to the Nieuport-Lombaertz road, but a counter-attack drove them out from a portion of a trench where ...

    Article : 77 words
  17. Verdun Battles.

    The Paris communique issued to-day says:—"The Germans made repeated Violent attacks on both banks of the Metise on Friday evening. They were ...

    Article : 154 words
  18. Striking British Gains.

    Field-Marshal Gen. Sir Douglas Haig reported on Saturday:—There has been heavy fighting all day long between the River Somime and Anere, and also north ...

    Article : 375 words
  19. Turkish Attack Repulsed

    A Petrograd official message announces that the Turks in the Caucasus, near Genisehhan, took the offensive in great strength, and pierced the Russian ...

    Article : 59 words
  20. BRITISH CAPTURES.

    A correspondent of Lloyd's Weekly News, in a message from the British head­quarters, says:—"The British have cap­tured Serre and Montauban, important ...

    Article : 127 words
  21. Germans Much "Rattled."

    The correspondent of The Morning Post at headquarters on the western front states that the British artillery along the entire 80-mile front has reached a vigour hitherto ...

    Article : 356 words
  22. Thiaumont Work Retaken.

    The French communique issued on Friday night states that the bombardment of Hill 304 at Verdun was continued with desperate fighting all day long. At ...

    Article : 289 words
  23. Kolomea's Unlucky Day.

    The Russian left wing on Friday captured, Kolomea, which is the most important converging point of the railways in Bukowina. The Austrians continue to ...

    Article : 172 words
  24. School Friends Now Foes.

    A British colonel in Mesopotamia, in a private letter, states tnat the Turkish commander at Kut-ell-Amara and Gen. Townshend are schoolmates. They were friends ...

    Article : 40 words
  25. GERMAN FLEETS.

    News received from the Danish capital, Copenhagen, on Friday morning, stated that a cannonade had been heard, in the Baltic all night long. It is believed that ...

    Article : 264 words
  26. AN ANZAC RAID.

    The British and French from north and south of the River Somme line are now advancing toward Bapaume, about 15 miles south of Arras, which is an ...

    Article : 128 words
  27. Bothmer's Predicament.

    The Daily Telegraph says the capture of Kofomea by the Russians is of the utmost importance, for it means that the Czar's army has not only cleared the Austrian ...

    Article : 178 words
  28. NOTHING HAPHAZARD.

    The line of the British attack starts roughly on the outskirts of Arras, and the French battle front on the Allies' right wing extends possibly beyond Roye. The ...

    Article : 254 words
  29. FRENCH SEIZED FOUS VILLAGES.

    The French communique on Saturday night said:—"North and south of the River Somme the French and British developed an offensive on a 27-mile front ...

    Article : 207 words
  30. AS GERMANY WOULD HAVE IT.

    A German communique of Friday stated:—"The Germans' immediate counter attacks continue to repulse the English and French attacks at several points. The ...

    Article : 147 words
  31. Much Fighting Yet.

    The Paris correspondent of The Daily Chronicle declares that the French are following the British tactics of making frequent worrying assaults along their ...

    Article : 167 words
  32. THE WHEAT SCHEME.

    Several of the Ministers of the other States who visited Melbourne this week in connection with the repatriation ques­ion held an informal conference in the ...

    Article : 106 words
  33. Austrian Garrison Bayoneted.

    A Petrograd communique states that the Russians south of the Dniester are pursuing the Austrians, who fled panic-stricken, abandoning many wagons. ...

    Article : 85 words
  34. Aftermath of Jutland Battle

    A message from Gothenburg, a Swedish seaport, states that many corpses of sailors, mostly Germans, continue to be washed ashore. Great Britain is ...

    Article : 41 words
  35. THE NEWS IN LONDON.

    The wonderful news of the British and French offensive and of the advance recorded at its inception, including the occupation of the first line of German trenches ...

    Article : 311 words
  36. Kaiser and War Plans.

    Cof. Gablonsky, a famous military critic, declares that the late German Field Marshal, Gen. von Moltke. really died of a broken heart. He says that von Moltke's ...

    Article : 101 words
  37. INDUSTRIAL CONSCRIPTION.

    The Trades Union Congress of 600 delegates, over which Mr. Gosling is presiding, discussed the use of the Military Service Act for industrial conscription, and carried ...

    Article : 344 words
  38. Advertising

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    Advertising : 600 words
  39. Northern Russian Front.

    Sadden and violent attacks by the Germans on the entire right of the Jacobstadt to Dvinsk front are interpreted as meaning that Gen. von Hindenburg has ...

    Article : 54 words
  40. French Statesman's Protest

    M. Picnon, a former member of the French Cabinet, publishes in Hie Petit Journal an emphatic protest against German cruelty to prisoners of war, who are ...

    Article : 120 words
  41. Bulgarian Crops Fired.

    Aviators from French aeroplanes have dropped bombs which have set fire to crops on the borders of Bulgaria. Considerable destruction has resulted, especially ...

    Article : 39 words
  42. GERMANY FAILING.

    A wireless message which has been received in Italy from a reliable source states that it has been ascertained that at a secret council meeting held at Berlin, in ...

    Article : 2 words
  43. Unemployment Assurance.

    The British Government is extending the unemployment assurance to all branches of muniters the transition period after the war.. '" ...

    Article : 57 words
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