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  2. ATTACK ON HOSPITAL SHIP

    The German Ambassador (Count vo[?] Berustorff) has issued the following explanation of the attack on the hospital ship St. Andrew, which was taking ...

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  3. NAVAL OPERATIONS.

    Recently the British Admiralty commended the remarkable exploit of Captain Kinnear in saving the steamer Ortega from capture at the end of ...

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  4. THE BRITISH ARMY.

    The bulletin forwarded to-day by Field-Marshal Sir John French states: The situation is unchanged, Minor enterprises to the south of the Ypies ...

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  5. THE DARDANELLES.

    An official report issued to-day states as follows:- Operaions are being continued in the Dardapelles. On Thursday, ...

    Article : 139 words
  6. THE RUSSIAN VICTORIES

    To-day's war news covers a great variety of stirring events:—Heavy fighting all along the front in Poland and Galicia, and in France, bombardment of the Dardanclles and Smyrna, and the sinking of German submarines. The Russians continue their offensive operations in North Poland, and the Germans appear to be falling back everywhere. It was stated a few days ago that many of the troops that had been beaten in North Poland were being sent to ...

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  7. WAR IN THE AIR.

    In the early part of last month a French aviator, accompanied by a machine gunner, chased a German Taube machine, and after a minute of ...

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  8. LIFE IN THE TRENCHES.

    The official "Eyewitness" states that in order to avoid getting lost in the flenches the British soldiers have put up sign-posts with labels on them at ...

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  9. EXPEDITIONARY FORCE.

    It is officially announced in Paris that an Expeditionary Force has concentrated in North Africa, and is ready to embark at a moment's notice. ...

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  10. THE ALLIES AND CONSTANTINOPLE.

    Germany has asked the United States to manage its diplomatic affairs at Constantinople in view of the threatened occupation of the city by the Allies. ...

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  11. SUBMARINE BLOCKADE.

    The Holland-American liner Noord York, which left Rotterdam yesterday for New York, is returning to port badly damaged. It is believed that ...

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  12. TURKS LOSING HOPE.

    Reports received from Constantinople state that the Turks and their German advisers realise that they are powerless to prevent the allied Reets from, forcing ...

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  13. GERMAN TROOPS DEMORALISED.

    The official "Eyewitness" at the British headquarters writes:- German prisoners taken recently state that after the reverse on ...

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  14. THE ALLIED FLEET.

    The British ships engaged in the operations in the Dardanelles were:- The QUEEN ELIZABETH, battleship, completed last year, displacement, ...

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  15. SHELLED BY FRENCHMEN.

    It is officially announced in Paris that a French warship shelled a German subnmarine in the English Channel, and hit her three times. The ...

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  16. FORCING A PASSAGE.

    The Admiralty has received the following additional report from Sir Sackville Carden, the Admiral in charge of the operations in the Dardanelles. ...

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  17. ZEPPELIN SERIOUSLY DAMAGED.

    The Zeppelin XL8 was seriously damaged to-day whilst descending at Tirlemont, 12 miles to the south-east of Louvain, in Belgium. ...

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  18. ATTACK BY WARSHIPS.

    The Press Bureau states that British torpedo-boat destroyers have sunk the German submarine U8 (300 tons, a submerged speed of eight knots and ...

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  19. THE KAISER'S PLAN.

    The newspaper "Le Matin" gives an interesting account of what it states, were the intentions of the Germans if they had captured Paris. It says:— ...

    Article : 270 words
  20. GERMAN MAGAZINE BLOWN UP.

    It is officially announced in Paris that the Rotweil powder factory near Donauschinger, 30 miles to the east of Freiburg, which was attacked by a ...

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  21. RUSSIAN IRREGULARS.

    Peasant men and women in Northern Poland, during the German invaision. armed themselves with old muzzle-loading guns, scythes, and ...

    Article : 63 words
  22. THE EASTERN CAMPAIGNS

    Hard lighting is still going on along the front from the Niemen to the Vis[?]ula, but the only definite change in the situation mentioned is the driving ...

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  23. THE ALLIES' CAMPAIGNS

    The French have more than made good the loss recently suffered at Notre Dame de Lorette, in the region of Arras. The Germans brought large ...

    Article : 445 words
  24. GERMAN GOODS.

    The Scandinavian shipping companies have decided to refuse to carry German goods to America. ...

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  25. CONTRABAND.

    It is officially announced in Paris that the Maritime Prefect of the French port of Brest has pronounced legal the capture of the steamer Dacin, which ...

    Article : 59 words
  26. A REIGN OF TERROR.

    A message forwarded to the "Daily Chronicle" from its special correspondent, who is now at Novoselitsy, a town in the Russian province of Bessarabia, ...

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  27. THE STRAIN ON THE CREWS

    The German Admiralty states that the strain on the submarine crews engaged in the blockade is so great that it, will be some weeks before fresh ...

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  28. SUNK BY MERCHANTMEN.

    The captain of the steamer Alston, 3,955 tons, belonging to Messrs. Webster and Barraclough, of West Hartlepool, claims, to have sunk a German ...

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  29. MINE SWEEPING.

    The Allied Fleet has completed the process of sweeping the Dardanelles for mines as far as Chanuk. ...

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  30. THE SCHELDT BLOCKED.

    The German liner Gneisenah, which recently sank in the Scheldt, still blocks the waterway, and repeated efforts to raise her have failed. Germany asked ...

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  31. STARVING GERMANY.

    M. Augagneur, the French Minister of Marine, stated in an interview today: "Not another ship will be allowed to reach Germany during the war ...

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  32. THE GERMAN LOSSES.

    It is officially estimated that the total German casualties since the beginning of the war (exclusive of the sick) have been at least 3,000,000 men. ...

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  33. ATTACK ON SMYRNA.

    In his report to the Admiralty Sir Sackville Carden says:- On March 5 Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Peirse arrived at Smyrna with ...

    Article : 140 words
  34. THE AUSTRIAN REPORTS.

    The Austrian censorship of despatches is constantly becoming stricter, but nevertheless they show that a tremendous conflict is raging along ...

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  37. THE WESTERN CAMPAIGN.

    Though there has been a good deal of hard fighting in Belgium and France during the past few weeks, the actual line has altered but little. The Allies have advanced at several points along the front, but progress has been slow, and the gains are usually counted in yards. so that on a map of this seale the result even of a month's progress is inappreciable. Round Ypres, after a long pause, there has, been a renewal of heavy fighting, in which the British are engaged. Near Areas the Germans recently made a slight advance, but the French have since regained the lost ground, and defeated considerable forces of Germans. The ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  38. CAMPAIGN IN BUKOWINA.

    The Austrians have evacuated Czernonitz, the capital of Bukowina, which they recently retook from the Russians. ...

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  39. ON THE, VERGE OF FAMINE,

    The American Vice-Consul at Berlin, in a report dated January 28, declared that Germany was then on the very verge of famine. ...

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  40. THE FIGHTING ROUND STANISLAU.

    The detailed accounts of the recent fighting at Stanislau, in South-Eastern Galicia, which have come to hand state that at the outset of the struggle the ...

    Article : 183 words
  41. THE BATTLE OF PRZASNYSZ.

    In the recent fighting around Przasa[?]sz, superior numbers of Germans almost surrounded the Russians, closing upon them like the blades of shears ...

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  42. IMPORTS FROM SCANDINAVIA

    Large quantities of food are being exported from all parts of Scandinavia to Germany, and there are 6,000 trucks on the lines connecting Denmark with ...

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  43. THE PINCH OF HUNGER.

    Serious riots are taking place in some of the cities of Western Germany owing to the scarcity of potatoes. In Cologne crowds besieged the markets ...

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  44. RUSSIA'S CAPTURES.

    [?] the past ten days the Russians have captured in the Stanislau region of Eastern Galicia (north-west of Bukowina). ...

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  45. "AERIAL TORPEDOES."

    It is officially stated that during the recent heavy trench fighting in Champagne, on the Rheims-BethenvillePrunay front, the Germans used aerial ...

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  46. THE GERMAN LOSSES.

    It is estimated that General Von Hindenberg, the German commander, lost over a quarter of a million men during last month. Nearly 30,000 were killed ...

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  47. GERMANY'S NEED FOR COPPER.

    The Germans have removed 48 bronze statues from the square of the Petit Sablon in Brussels, and sent them to Germany. They also attempted, but ...

    Article : 51 words
  48. CASUALTY LIST.

    Lieutenant Kenneth Thomas, of the Indian Cavalry, who formerly resided at Geraldine, New Zealand, has been killed in action in the Persian Gulf ...

    Article : 38 words
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