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NOT TRUSTING GERMANS AND LONGER.

ARRESTS BY THE HUNDRED IX ENGLAND. LONDON, October 22. (Received OetolxH- 23, at 9.50 a.m.) 'the Home Office has ordered the arrest of all Gerjiut.us'and Atistro-Hungariaiis between the ages of 17 and 45. Two hundred were airosted in London and hundreds in Manchester, including well-known men. The 'Star," in an unconfirmed report, fctates that the authorities are sending them to concentration ramps. GERMANS LET LUNATICS LOOSE. TARIS, October 22. (Received October 23, at 9.30 a.m.) After (sacking Railleul the Germans lot ]oo*e hundreds" ot lunatics from a great asylum. The unfortunates wandered about the country for days, suffering terribly from cold and hunger. A number' died. Many are still at liberty. KAISER'S SON-IN-LAW MISSING. THE HAGUE, October 22. (Received October 25, at 9 a.m.)

The Kaiser's eon-in-law, who wa.s leading the Zieten Hussars before the French front, is missing. It, is believed that he was cut off and' taken prisoner.

SERVIA DOING HER SHARE. NISII, October 22. (Received October 23, at 9 a.m.) . The Servians repulsed Austrian attacks near Noneh'jvo, Eminovo, and Belgrade, inflicting heavy losses. AN IRISH STEAMER SUNK. LONDON, October 22(Received October 23, at 9 a.m.) An English stcjmer saw the Irish steamer Cormorant sunk in the North Sea. It is supposed to hr.ve struck a mine, but the captain believes that a torpedo boat was noticed leaving tho spot. The crew were saved. A GERMAN 1 CPJES "OH, MY!" WHEN HE SEES THE BIG GUN T GO OFF. (London 'Times' and Sydney ' Sun' Services.) LONDON, October 22. Tire war correspondent of the ' Vossische Zeitung' thus describes the action of the German 42-centimetre guns: ""The big Krupps «u« ready after three days' work. Their mouthes are lowered so that the shells are placed in with greater ease. Then th"> stand erect, nroudly. looking ai tb» ak,v. The distance nas been deter-

mined. '.'be groat moment hae arrived. Carefully the fuse is brought to the trigger, which is pulled by two men. An officer calls ' Fire!' A gigantic ball of fLie, 40ft in diameter, is formed at themouth. A deafening crash resounds. The strong air pressure is felt. The window panes of a house 350 f- in front of the gun are all shattered and the roof partially carried off. A little round body appears above the mouth of the barrel. It rises straight in a steep lino and disappears after a second in the clouds, it is driven upwards with the ease of a child's ball. fehots follow at intervals of 10 minute. Our quarters are 850 yawls from the guns, but the house gets the shock of every ehot."

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NOT TRUSTING GERMANS AND LONGER., Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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NOT TRUSTING GERMANS AND LONGER. Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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