GERMANS IN RETREAT.
BRITISH WARSHIPS SAVE BELGIANS.
Havre, November 4. The Belgian Government officially announces that tbe enemy i 3 retreating eastwards of tho Yser between Nieuport and Dixmude. Paris, November 4, Belgian 'officers assert that the British warships' fire alone saved the Belgians from disaster at Nieuport. They were worn out with the many weeks of fighting against overwhelm j log odds.
RHEIMS SHELLED AGAIN. Paris, November 3. Official—We counter attacked and retook a farm eastward of Vailly, and repelled an attack in the Ferme de Paris and St. Hubert district, and gained ground. Three German tcroplanes were brought down at Souain, and have been brought to Roultes. The Germans again violently shelled Rheims, destroying many buildings and killing non-combatants.
ANOTHER RUSSIAN VICTORY. Pktrograd, November 4, Official—The Germans on the East Prussian froDfc are on the defensive. The Russians have advanced in some districts and captnred two guns and prisoners. Also north-east of Kielce Russians have captured three Austrian cannon?, five mitrailleuse and fifteen hundred prisoners. The enemy is only retaining his positions on the lower course of the Opatow. Tbe Russians have further progressed on the left bank of the San. A desperate battie favourable to the Russians continues in the Nisko district, MARTIAL LAW IN EGIPT. Cairo, November 4. The British have proclaimed martial law in Egypt. A camel corps numuerin,* 1000, under ten German officers, is concentraring on the Turko Egyptian frontier, and threatening IsroaiiiaThe Germans are mining Alexandretta harbour.
Amsterdam, November 4. Servia has broken off diplomatic relations with Turkey.
THE GUNBOAT GEIER. Washington, November 4. Tbe State Department announces that the German gunboat Geier must leave Honolulu by a given date (not specified),, or be interned th6re.
GERMAN CRUISERS PRO VISIONED.
Santiago, November 4. The Scharnhorst, Gneisenau and Nurnberg have arrived at Valparaiso* Tbey secured provisions and sailed Dgain. POOR OF GREAT BRITAIN,
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GERMANS IN RETREAT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3450, 6 November 1914
GERMANS IN RETREAT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3450, 6 November 1914
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