BELGRADE BOMBARDED. TRAFFIC ON GERMAN FRONTIER PARALYSED. BRITISH FLEET AT MALTA. Vienna, July 29, Food prices have advanced 00 and even 100 per cent. There is only ten days cold storage supply of meat, and the authorities will probably admit that duty free. The public are clamouring against the rise in prices. They have assaulted storekeepers in the markets. The police dispersed the rioters. London, July 29. The Mediterranean fleet arrives at Malta to morrow and coals and provisions immediately.
Beklin, July 29. All traffic on the eastern frontier of Germany is paralysed. It is reported that the Servian troops have objective points at Valjevo Ushhitza, and Svilajnac. Strong divisions of volunteers and regulars are reported to be near Cazoica.
Servian aeroplanes are scouting on the frontier,
Montenegrin women are assisting to build earthworks at certain points.
Some disorder and dissaffection is reported in Montenegrin recentlyacquired territory, where the populace is opposed to the war.
All the serviceable horses in Russian Poland have been impounded. A Montenegrin brigade of mountain artillery has reached Pridoj, on Austrian territory.
Brussels, July 29. Three classee of restirvists have been urgently summoned. The Government is taking the most stringent measures to ensure neutrality. The frontier is to be moet carefully watched day and night, particularly near Verviers, and! a comp Qm
hensive system of signalling has been organised.
Six classes of militia will be called out immediately if France or Ger many v'olate Belgian territory. Bt. Petersburg, July 29.
A Belgrade telegram states that the city 13 being bombarded, and the bridge over the Save has been blown up. Paris, July 29. Telegrams from Vienna confirm the reports as to the dynamiting of tne bridge over the Save and the bombardment of Belgrade. The latter was with a view of forcing the Servians, who were dynamiting the bridges to retire. London, July 29. The Stock Exchange is still stag nant, the members declining to deal with- the Continent, especially Germany, and France is throwing large quantities of' stock on the London market, which till now has taken everything that has been senb. Consols closed at 71 after a Government broker bad bought at 70|. Seven failures have been reported so far.
\The Manchester Stock Exchange is also at a standstill.
Two failures are reported on the Glasgow Stock Exchange. The Berlin Bourse has closed: The Paris Bourse is at a standstill.
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AUSTRO-SERVIAN WAR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4416, 31 July 1914
AUSTRO-SERVIAN WAR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4416, 31 July 1914
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