KING EDWARD'S HORS^
London, January 26
Reuter'a Cairo oorrospondent states —"We drove back 4500 western Arabs on January 23rd three miles. Our casualties were 25 killed and 274 wounded, and the enemy's 150 killed and 600 wounded.KiDg Edward's Horse bas earned officisl recognition for excellent work which it volunteered to do in France. NORSEMAN BEACHED London, January 26 The Norseman has been beached and all rescued. fThs Dominion liner Norseman, 9542 tons, was reported sunk] RUSSIAN ADVANCE Petkograd, January 26 The Russian positions are now four versts distant from Pinsk. [The Germans were reported to be preparing to evacuate Pinak last week].
THE LUSITANIA CRIME Wasuington, January 26 Count Bernstorff made further concessions regarding the Lusitania, but has now disowned the crime. Presi dent Wilson has rejected the latestproposal for settlement, as tbe pro posal was only partially satisfactory. Negotiations continue. SOUTH AFRICA Pretoria, January 26
Correspondence has been published in which General Botha protested against Do Wet addressing public meetings where be expressed tbe hope tbat tho war would result in the free dora of South Africa without a struggle,, De Wet now promises that he will strictly acquiesce to the terms of the authorities for the future. "DAILY MAIL" REPORTER London, January 26 Tbe "Daily Mail" claims that its correspondent performed one of tbe most remarkable journalistic achieve menta of the war. He bas twice visited King Constantine, penetrated Asia Minor, and was one of the four reporters present at the banquet which King Ferdinand gave to the Kaiser at Nish.
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ARABS ROUTED., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3517, 28 January 1916