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THE BATTLE ABOUT WARSAW.

Petkograd October 21. Tbe battle has been rolled back from Warsaw, where theca nnonading is now inaudible. A constant stream of wounded and prisoners is pouring into the city. The battle progressed in ceaseless rain.

Ghastly details of the fighting bave reached Warsaw, where crowds mann ed the bridges to watch the corpses of Germans and Austrians floating down the river, The Austrians made strenuous efforts to cross the river between Farmsleav and Przemsyl, but were repulsed. They then endeavoured to outflank the Russians south of Przemsyl, but, after several days obstinate fighting, tbe results favoured the Russians. RUSSIAN HOUSES BLOWN UP. - Ottawa, October 21. Nine bouses in Montreal, contain ing Russians, were blown up by bombs. The occupants had a rairaeu lous escape, some beiDg seriously injured. The body of an Austrian, one of the perpetrators, was discovered. London, October 21.

"Llloyd's" Colombo correspondent reports that the Emden has sunk the British steamers Chilkana, Troiles, Ben Mohr, Clan Grant and the dvedge Pourabbel, bound for Tas mania, and captured the Exford, 150 miles southwest of Cochin China.

Captain Miacapollo, of tbe Italian steamer Boredono, warned and saved several British vessels from tbe Emden in the Bay of Bengal.

Lord Claud Carmichael, Governor of Madras, has presented Captain Miacapollo with a gold watch in re cognition of his good services and rewarded the crew.

GERMAN SUBMARINE'S ACTION London, October 21 The captain of the steamer Giltras states that a German submarine sent five men aboard his vessel and ordered the English flag to be lowered, threat erring to shoot the captain. The Germans gave them ten minutes to lower their lifeboats, and they were subsequently picked up by a Norwegian torpedo destroyer. Paris, October 21 Between Roye and Arras, the GerĀ» mans utilised the cutting tae.de for a new canal, 60 miles long, between Ar leaux and Noyon, which afford difficulties for formidable military opera tione, largely explaining the Allies slow progress, and resulting in desperate fighting in the Lassigny Roye and Bezle Rosset district.

It is reported that the Germans are fortifying Ostend on the sea and south side.

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3447, 23 October 1914

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THE BATTLE ABOUT WARSAW. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3447, 23 October 1914

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