WAR IN EUROPE.
Paris, November 8
Au official communique states: —
The bombardment irom the aea to ! Lys continued with considerable ac tivity, especially at .Nieuport east, and south of Ypres. We repulsed isolated infantry afctnek-?. Zouaves, with , a brilliant bayonet charge, carrifld a wood near Bixschoote, ths poasession of which had been contested for three days. The British have maintained their front, The bombardmeafe of Rbeirus continues. We regained the western front fit Chauvoncourt, .dcs pite German counter attacks. We forced Landwehr. battalions to withdraw from Saint Marie and Auxminea.
Tbe Gertuans lorft half their effectives
London, Novembsr 18
la the flooded area especially around Dixmutle, Vostkerke and Kaa kerke, there are still many Gorman detachments at isolated outposts tind ferm bouses , cut off by the water
THE EASTERN THEATRE.
ALLIES KETAIN FRONT.
Soma have already died of starvation and the Belgians have picked off many. Seventeen Uhlans were abo , in attempting to capture a floating log.
DEFENCE OP CRACOW
Petrograd. Nov. 19
The Germans have taken command of the defence of Cracow, and relegated the Austrians to the Carpathians, causing further dissentions.
THE BELGIANS' PLIGHT
London. November 18
Cardinal. Mercier, of Brussels, in ap poaliog for food on behalf of the Bel gians at Malineg. writes that famished children, in despeiation. often go to German soldiers and tear bread from their hands. The soldiers divive their bread with the children.
Stranges travelling in the city and through the ceuntryside are aur roiinced hy women and children beg ging for food.
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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3454, 20 November 1914
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