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  2. ROGER CASEMENT.

    Roger Casement will be hanged at Pentonville on Thursday. He has been in convict garb since his conviction. A Rochdale barber named Ellis will act as executioner. ...

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  3. PERSONAL.

    Cr. Thomas Somerville is president-elect of the Strathfieldsays Shire Council. He has already occupied the presidential chair on three occasions, viz. 1892-3, 1901-2, and ...

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  4. Bombing Raids Continue.

    "The Times" correspondent at the British headquarters, in a despatch, says tat the heat is intense, yet the cheeriness of the men continues. They accept it in the ...

    Article : 92 words
  5. TURKS RECKLESSLY GAY.

    A neutral traveller who has arrived at Salonika from Turkey reports that a spirit of reckless gaiety prevails in Constantinople, where the theatres and ...

    Article : 80 words
  6. LATEST WAR NEWS

    A Petrograd communique states that the Germans fiercely attacked the Russians on the west bank of the Stokhod, but were repulsed with heavy losses. The fighting ...

    Article : 75 words
  7. Many Petitions Received.

    Petitions for the reprieve of the condemned traitor. Roger Casement, are pouring into official quarters in London from Ireland. ...

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  8. ABORTIVE AIR RAID.

    It is officially stated that no casualties resulted from the raid made by Zeppelin airships on the eastern and south-eastern portions of England, including the Thames ...

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  9. DIFFICULT STAGE REACHED.

    Telegraphing on Monday, Mr. W. Beach Thomas, the "Daily Mail" correspondent at the front, states that little real' fighting occurred on the Somme on Monday. ...

    Article : 114 words
  10. Greece Withdraws Forces.

    The Athens correspondent of "The Times" states that Greece has decided to withdraw practically all her troops from Salonika. ...

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  11. ROAD TO KOVEL.

    General Brusiloff is now fighting his way towards Kovel, along the whole front. He is forming an arc some 20 miles from the town itself. ...

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  12. GERMANY WILL COLLAPSE.

    In a stirring message to his troops General Joffre (the French Generalissimo) says:— "Soldiers,—For two years you have ...

    Article : 52 words
  13. LEMBERG IMPERILLED.

    Vienna telegrams received in London state that the Austrians are ready to evacuate Lemberg (capital of Galicia). Many of the inhabitants of the city have already ...

    Article : 82 words
  14. FOE'S WANING MAN POWER.

    The French army bulletin gives an ex haustive account of the British Western offensive, and emphasises the point that the Germans, using up their reserves, have ...

    Article : 63 words
  15. TRIBUTES TO FRENCH.

    Both Mr. Lloyd George (Minister for War) and General Sir Douglas Haig (the British Commander in France and Flanders) sent messages to the French army on ...

    Article : 96 words
  16. RECENT AUSTRIAN DEFEATS.

    A message received from Amsterdam states that the Austrian and German generals on the east front are engaged in a fierce controversy. Field-Marshal von Mackensen's staff ...

    Article : 81 words
  17. THE AUSTRALIAN TROOPS.

    An officer writes from the front that the Australians took Pozieres without great loss. He stated:—"I had a lengthy communication with two captured German ...

    Article : 88 words
  18. Dutch Ships Not To Be Molested.

    It is stated in Copenhagen that Holland has exacted from the Germans a pledge not to molest Dutch ships carrying foodstuffs to Britain. Holland threatened that ...

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  19. SERBS AND BULGARS MEET.

    It is officially announced in Salonika that Serbian troops have driven back Bulgarians in Greek territory north of Vodena (40 miles south-east of Monastir), ...

    Article : 97 words
  20. THE CAUCASUS ADVANCE.

    It is reported in a communique from Petrograd that the Russians in the Caucasus have advanced west of Erzingan in the direction of Sivas. ...

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  21. ROOSEVELT INTERVIEWED.

    Ex-President Roosevelt, of the United States, on his return from a visit to Paris was interviewed. He says:—"The Allies' military and economical situation is ...

    Article : 53 words
  22. JULY AIR BATTLES.

    According to official reports, 101 air battles took place in the western theatre of war last month. The British claim to have achieved ...

    Article : 83 words
  23. BRITAIN "SPEEDS UP."

    A Paris telegram says that Mr. Lloyd George (British War Secretary), in an interview, said:— "Great Britain has doubled her output of ...

    Article : 82 words
  24. TURKEY AND RUMANIA.

    All communications between Turkey and Rumania regarding the exchange of supplies have been broken off. ...

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  25. German Critic's Admission.

    French newspapers lay stress upon the admission made in an article by the German critic, General Gaedke, namely:— "Our enemies are stronger than at the ...

    Article : 61 words
  26. VERDUN AND OTHER POINTS.

    A Paris communique states:— "The most violent artillery combat is being waged at Thiaumont (Verdun), while a bombardment with heavy shells is being ...

    Article : 149 words
  27. THE DEUTSCHLAND.

    After a prolonged stay at Baltimore, the German freight submarine Deutschland, carrying a cargo of rubber and nickel, left on her return journey to Germany ...

    Article : 110 words
  28. A LULL ON THE SOMME.

    The British Commander-in-chief in France (General Sir Douglas Haig) reported on Tuesday afternoon:— "The general situation on the British ...

    Article : 115 words
  29. GALLIPOLI MISSING.

    In a written reply to a question put by Mr. I. Z. Malcolm, M.P., Mr. H. W. Forster, Financial Secretary to the War Office, states that he believes that the ...

    Article : 63 words
  30. LESS SPIRITS DRUNK.

    British excise returns show an enormous decrease in the sales of spirits in England. In January, 1915, 18,750,000 gallons were consumed. but in June the consumption ...

    Article : 37 words
  31. GERMAN EAST AFRICA.

    An official report from the Commander-in-chief in German East Africa (General Smuts) gives details of the capture by General Vanderventer of Dodoma, on the ...

    Article : 83 words
  32. "SKY IS CLEARING."

    President. R. Poincare, in a message to the armies of France, says:— "The Allies are beginning to gather the fruits of your endurance. The Russians ...

    Article : 75 words
  33. Confusion in German Ranks.

    The Paris newspaper "La Liberte" says that an interrogation of German prisoners taken on the west front confirms the belief that confusion is reigning in the German ...

    Article : 68 words
  34. AUSTRALIANS REPELLED.

    An Italian communique states:— "Enemy attacks at Monte Cimone, on the Sette Cummuni Plateau, and in the Tofana area have been repulsed. ...

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