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TURKEY ON THE RAIL.

Press Association— By Telegraph—Copyright. HEAVY GLXS VOR TERMONDE. ,\\r\VKi;r, October 19. Onr-hah" tl?o Ueiinun marines ami bltie-j.-u-Cel s' nt Antwerp linviv started t\.r cMend. . , . The German mtautry. cavalry, and _artilierv are steadily pouring through Weiteren and Termonclc FrancewariK 'I lie cavalry are described as pale, thin buys of IS'or middle-aged men of the Landwebr. T!)3 heavy' -wis are leaving Antwerp lor Termcmie. ALLIES ADVANCING OX THK MECSE. PATHS. October 20 (morning. Official: Tho Allies have made >light advances between Anas and Uuye. where thcv reached the enemy's wire entanglements. Thev also -airied ground on the right bank of tho ."Mouse, in the environs of St, Mihiel. FIGHTING A HOLT NI KURORT. PARIS, October 19. Official: 'the enemy's heavy artillery Tc>iiitlfs>lv b.inbaided the Allien' front at Nieuport." The Allies, and particularly the Belgians, repulsed tie Germans, who with renewed attacks advanced lo Rou]er>. We progressed on tho left between Lys and La Rassee, in the direction of Lille. After stubborn fighting at La Bassce we advanced slightly". The Allies about Anas have been' fighting without respite for 10 days. They" repulsed strong coun-ter-attacks and gained ground at l.'haulncs. There is nothing to report concerning the centre. On the right our advanced posts on a line from Lonhomrne through Retires to Rulgeiu still hold their positions. OSTEND REPORTED AS RETAKEN. LONDON, October 20. The "Morning Post' states that the Allies have retaken Osteud, and tho Belgian army is actively remobilising. REFUGEES FEAR GERMAN TRICKS. LONDON, October 19. Replying to a request by the German commander at Antwerp that they should return, the refugees in Holland stated that they feared that their wives and children would be forced to march before j the Germans, to the firing lino. j HEAVY KRUPPS IX ALSACE. AMSTERDAM, October 19. The "Cologne Gazette' states that heavy Krupp siege guns have been placed east of Relturt, where there has been -severe fighting during tho last few days, with only slight advantage to the Germans. HARASSING THE CLOWN PRINCE. LONDON, October 19. The Allies ate harassing the Crown Prince's position DEATH OF GENERAL HUBERT HAMILTON. LONDON, October 20. Major-general Hubert Hamilton was standing with <i group of oHieers under cover, when a theil lOOyils away. A bullet struck General Hamilton on the temple, and be was killed. No one else was touched. The shell lire throughout the day prevented the removal of the body, but at du-dc it was carried to u little church. As the party approached the church the attack recommenced violently. Tho chaplain's voice was inaudible, anil the Hashes from the guns lit up the building, which was in darkness save i for a tiny torch by which the chaplain j read the service. I

[Major-general Hamilton was born in 1861, and served in Buniiah, Egypt, and South Africa.]

THE CHEERFUL BELGIAN SOLDIER. (L action ‘Times' and .Sydney 'Sun’ Services.) LONDON, October 19. A correspondent says lie has watched the Belgian soldier for two months in every kind of duty, lighting and wounded, and us a result has developed a great admiration for hi., careless courage, and a greater liking for the man who, with all his manhood, uas so much of the child in him—is such a chatterbox and so full of laughter—his cheerfulness and badinage. He is never so lively as when the sternest work is being done. Vnshaven, hungry, tired, unable to walk ur lift his rifle, still he bears himself with a gallant gaiety that is altogether fascinating.

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TURKEY ON THE RAIL., Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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TURKEY ON THE RAIL. Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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