A BRAVE KING.
London, November 29
Lord Kitchener, in the course of a statement, io the House of Lords, said that throughout tbe whole war the Belgians bad been led in the field by their King, who, though hardpressed, never left and never intended to leave Belgian lerritory. Lord Kitchener added that th o British troops'.at the font h»d been refitted, and were in the of spi-'its and confident of success uniar their leader. Sir John French.
GERMAN MASSES AT ARRAS. Paris. November 29. -It is stated that 700,000 Germans are in the vicinity of Anas, and ac preparing to break through. , Fresh batches of German marines bav.e travelled Bruges towards the Yser. END OF GERMAN CAVALRY. Tb9 " Echo de Paris " declares that, owing to the inability to secure horses, tbe Gercaan cavalry ceases to exist. ANOTHER RUSSIAN VICTORY. Petroprao, November 29Tbe Austrians have abandoned Czernowitz, which the Russians oc cupied after a fierce bombardment. A BERLIN REPORT. Amsterdam, Nov. 29 It is officially stated at Berlin "the situation on ths right bank of the Vis* tula is unchanged We repuleed attacks in the region of Lodz, and our counter.* attacks were successful." RUSSIANS ON THE DANUBE London, Nov. 29 lb 13 repbrte 1 tt at fifteen Russian regiments with seventy large loads of ammunition and stores have arrived a* Raduyewifcz, en tha Danube, Ser via. COAL FROM ENGLAND. : , London, Nov, 29 ' Buenos" Ayre3 reporis tha(; a Get* man concern which holds the city lighting contract, bought coal in England. Several cargoes were intercepted by British cruiser?, but the British War Office was persuaded to allow the steamers to deliver them in Buenos Ayres, and tbe German com pany promptly used them to fill the bunkers of German warships in tbe Atlantic. THE SPY QUESTION. London, November 29. Speaking in tbe House of Commonp[_ Lord Charles Beresford.urged greater vigilance to cope with spies Mr McKenna stated that since August, in the Metropolitan area, 120,000 suspicious cases bad been in- •*" vestigated, six thousand houses ran sacked and 342 persons interned.
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A BRAVE KING., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3457, 1 December 1914