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i i SYDNEY. October 20. | Eastern tides, referring to Hie Kaio-chan ! dvtcinxv. Ik'Hi by sea and land, say that they are of a modern type, and very strong. The garrison has an available forte of between 6,000 and 7,000. It is anticipated that tile siege will not bo hurried, . s there is no chance of the arrival of a relief 1 ;vce, and it is net necessary to sacrifice life in hurrying operations. A statement is current in Hongkong that 5.030 Germans sent their wills to Peking! and have taken an oath to defend Tsing-tao at the cost of their lives. The Peking correspondent of the ‘North China Times’ says that certain rnyopio Germans have been employing ail means available to influence the Chinese Government against tho allied European nations land Japan. Anonymous articles of a scurI rilous nature, launched against Great Brij lain in particular, and in which evidence of German inspiration is detectable, have appeared in various Chinese papers. He adds: “It anti-foreignism develops in China at this juncture the genesis of it will he found in the campaign now carried on by tiie Germans in various parts of the country. The leisurely manner in which the Japanese are going about the siege of Using tao is worrying the Germans; particularly the unhappy wights within the deathtrap. The Chinese opinion is that ties many is simply throwing away the lives of the Tsing-tao garrison, and asks; ’What have they done to be ordered to pen themselves up to he shot at and killed tor no good purpose?’" FOOD FOR BELGIUM. WASHINGTON, October 19. The State Department has notified the Biilk-h Ambassador (Sir C. A. SpringRace) that Germany has consented to allow the admission of food supplies to Belgium to relieve file destitute. THE BLIGHT OF WAR. (London 'Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) LONDON, October 19. The agricultural areas of France have | almost entirely escaped the blight of thenar. Naval conscripts gather the harvest, and (ho women folk and "old gaffers" arc working the farms while the husbandmen are uh-eiil with the colors. roRTUG-VL’S I’OSSIBLE POLICY, HAMBURG. October 19. 'Hie ‘ Frcmdenblatt ’ states that Portugal’s alleged intention to participate in the war shows that Great Britain will use the Portuguese against the Germans, retaining her forces for the islands defence.

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KIAU-CHAU DEFENCES STRONG., Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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KIAU-CHAU DEFENCES STRONG. Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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