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LATEST FROM EUROPE.

The Allies forced the enemy back to Thielt, south of Bruges. The total losses of the enemy in this quarter are estimated at 30,000. The Kaiser is said to have ordered his army to push on to Calais, no matter what the cost. The flooding of the country southeast of Dunkirk resulted, it Is reported, in 5,000 being drowned and the rest of the army cut off. French torpedo boats bombarded Ostend, doing some damage. The enemy are anxious for the people to remain, in order to stop the bombardment. The battle between Nieuport and Ostend continues with unabated vigor. The Germans, not for the first time, asked for an armistice to bury thoir dead. The French re* fussd the request. An unconfirmed report from the neighborhood of Bruges states there has been a great victory for the Allies between Chalons and Longwy. 70,009 nisn and 300 guns are said to have been captured. ; Japan has oaptured two German [ auxiliary cruisers. The enemy beyond the Vistula are in retreat followed by the Russians. CONFIDENCE IN THE NAVY. LONDON, October 25. (Hvceivt-d October 26, -it 1.25 p.m.) 'The Timea's' naval correspondent, commenting on th-->. Admiralty despatches, rays: •" Everything net down in these: '•iocmneiit.s jnuwi. cplvu t-o incr-ea&e the nation's admiration of and pride in its Mjamtn, and strengthen our conJideuce in the Navy.'' BRAVE KING ALBERT. AMSTERDAM, October 25. iliweivcd October 26, at 1.25 p.m.) When the Stnif urged King Albert to leave the ircnt. lis implied: "My skin is of' no move value to my country than your*!. My place is in the righting lino." And thero'ho remains, in the uniform of u general, constantly encouraging his gallant little.fo-ce. lit alt pointe on the front. KAISER WANTS CALAIS AT ANY COST. "pAIUK. October 25. (Received October 26, at 1.25 p.m.) v The Press agree that ihe Germans ai-e making-a. frantic attempt to pierce the Allies''" lino*. 'l'll*- 'Oaulois' states licit the Kaiser has ordered his as my to roach Calais "at any cost, as lie wants it as a base against England. .Military a ut'i critic;-, think that the enemy cannot gain possesion of Dunkirk, but may make a supreme effort to reach Calais, which they desire ;ie tho base for a submarine action. THE MEZIERES DISTRICT. PARIS, October 25. (Received October 26, at 1.25 p.m.) Other papers point out that Melezicourt (?) itself is unimportant, but the importance, of its capture lies in the, fact that it dominates one of the few roads across the wooded Argonne, and prevents the junction of the army of the Crown Prince with that of General Von Beringen. RED INDIANS WANT TO TAKE A HAND. OTTAWA, October 25. (Received October 26, at 1.25 p.m.) North American Indians maw-hed to Saskatoon fully armed and in Avar paint. They wanted to go to the front. ""When assured that that was impossible they gave a thousand dollars to tire war fund. Then they went to the nearest German settlement and intended to wipe it out, and the mounted police had to intervene. CAPTURED BY THE KARLSRUHE. LONDON. October 25. (Received October 26, at 2.5 p.m.) Lloyd's reports that the. Karlsruhe captured* but did ii'H -sink the JndraniXarm and Condor. AEROPLANES BETTER THAN ZEPPELINS. LONDON. October 25. (Received October 26, at 2.5 p.m.) With respect to the German reports as to the rapid construction of airship sheds in .Belgium, and the Kaiser ordering 25 ships to be ready by the middle of November, English experts discredit these as alarmist sstories, and argue that aeroplanes have proved more useful than Zeppelins. ALLIES' ARTILLERY ON THE SPOT. "PARIS, October 25. (Received October 26, at 2.5 p.m.) Official : There is no change between the sea and Arras, nor about Argonne. Our artillery has destroyed three more German batteries on the Mouse heights.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Evening Star, Issue 15633, 26 October 1914

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Evening Star, Issue 15633, 26 October 1914

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