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RETREAT ACKNOWLEDGED., Issue 15637, 30 October 1914
Preu Associatkn—By Telegraph—Copyright. GERMAN ATT.-' ('K? LESS VIOLENT. The Prime Minister has received from the High Comm is. -oner the following cable message, dated London, October 28, at 9.40 p.m. : Official ; The Gorman attacks m the region from N seaport, to Arras were much less violent, yestvuiay. Progress has been made to the forth u:jd i:f-t of Vpres and between Cambrai am I Ants. The Germans attemote.l c violent night attack on the right bank of the Atsne in the region of Craonne. hut were repulsed. The Allies’ advance in 11m W, evre district continues. ALLIES CONTINCE TO ADVANCE. i'ARi-. October 28. !'ommuf.i'lU' ; The • : ''man attacks between Ni-'iip.n r Arc;.- ;ir< mueii less vigorous thin on to-, lev. • on i'ei a as ben every.- V. v nave progress---,! n ai'd east <-i A pres, and also between I .uirn'ai ; ir La Bassee) and Arras. The Germans ;t!:.;np, ',i a aery violent night offensive in the (hvime region. but were repuls'd. We continue to advance tit Wcevre between A p re moot and Mihn-I. and also into Le Prctve wo d. ENEMY'? U>S" 20 TO 1. I'AE’l'. Octtbev 23. The German S at (.rear me were 2,009 killed and -a omnied. Tlie Ereneh rasualties were id). >HIP ClA's s|-niU'K GERMAN ART IE MIRV. y,n \ |iii \ . (I 'Nih* 1 !* 26. The Belgian Gowrum *n'. state that the sinintion on tit-' Wu- !-.- < unpn ved. Tim tire <rt the enemy's jrrtilWy s’.tc koited, being subdued by ! i"- _c o < I the fleet. The Allies' opt rations A fr-.'s tire very sat R factory. TAKEN AND RETAKEN. AMSTERDAM. October 28. The recent lighting 0:1 'he Vser Canal vrns vptv severe, V;tnv v,vn* tnkeu and retaken r-Tim Germans crossed many r.m.-s, leu v.ere always repulsed with heavy io-.-es. A; some points the bodies Ido, i.- d the 1 an., 1. OUR .MEN ATTACKING. I'Af’JS, October 20. Official : The e> n-.y's t ,vo nicht attacks in the Dixmiide district were repulsed. The enemy's efforts on the Nicuport-Dix-inmle front are anpa’-entiy moderating. Tim Abies’ offensiv" mtinucs northwards from Ypres. ?l:ght progress has been made on our part between La Bassce and Lens. MONITOR? MOW GERMAN RANKS. LONDON. October 28. The ‘Daily Maid'?’ Rotterdam correspondent states that cn Monday, when the Germans were driven hack over the Vser River by bayonet charges, the Allies destroyed pontoons at .Jestg, while the monitors mowed the German ranks. I’ARI', October 28. Official : Tlie British have advanced to Passchendaole. [This place is 6(, miles north-east of Ypres.J WHAT THE GERMAN? SAY. (London ‘Times’ ami Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) LONDON. October 28. A Berlin report says that a. definite result of the huttb- pivcmlha: anion; the dunes on the IMRau c>'i\»l 1* hourly expected. It JS i-onsiu'orcd that tiie Allies will r.Lirc, GERMAN .SUBMARINES OPERATING. [London 'Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) I.ON DON. October 28. ft is stated that Gorman submarines are operating near Ostond. Thov weie sent from Ger-ma'-y by rail, packed in seelions. SHOCKING LOSS OF LIFE. [London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘?un’ Services.) I,ON DON. 0.-tChcr 28. A correspondent at. Amsterdam says the severity of the !>'■,.< id life in Flanders exceeds that of tiie battle.; of the Meuse and the Net in*. Shells from tlie. sea fly here and there. .-vaivhing trenches, .scattering columns, and annihilating bridges. German sliells also bring death and destruction, and the carnage is enormous. The Germans have filled the monasteries with wounded. Fresh German troops continue io arrive. A ZEPPELIN SQUADRON. THE HAGUE. October 29. Eight Zeppelins flew over Hassell going west on Sunday and Monday. CHATEAU PUT TO RANSOM. PARIS, October 28. The Germans have occupied the Prince of Monaco's Chateau de Marchis, near Rheima, and threau-n'-d to blow it up unless they are paid 21 million francs. FRENCH GUN? GET THE .MASTERY, PART', October 28, Detail* of the destruction of three German batteries north of the A issue : A Uhlan patrol discovered a Ereneh convoy and posted three batteries commanding the road. The French discovered tlie trap, and sent two batteries of 75-centi-metre guns, which .vdenred the Gorman gnna in a few minutes. Tho havoc caused by the- French .guns was terrible. Tho German guns were blown into fragments, ami 200 dead soldiers lay around. A FIGHT IN THE AIR. PARIS. October 28. M. Paulhan, at a height of B,oooft, traversed the German lines towards Amiens. With an aerial mitrailleuse he destroyed a German aeroplane, but the enemy’s bullets hit the motor and M. Paulhan descended near the French force. When eoms Uhlans appeared, M. Paulhan’s mechanic worked the mitrailleuse, In co-operation with the infantry, and the «aemy were driven off. INVESTMENT OF BELFORT. (London * Times ’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) LONDON, October 28. The investment of Belfort is expected to last a long time, as tho garrison is very strong and the French have shown themselves masters in the art of building field fortifications. GERMANS MASSING IN ALSACE. LONDON. October 28. ‘The T linos? ’ i’eniv < om-.-qiomUnt reports that the Germans Live V«>eu largely reinforced in Alsace. JJic 1-rench have *traiJuipLbflv~ J Miiwouudiiuas of Belfort,
ENEMY ADMITS RETREAT IN POLAND. LONDON. October 29. Official : A Berlin message slates that the Germans and Austrians were compelled to retreat from Poland before fresh Russian troops from Ivangorod and Warsaw. The German reserves would change their formation in accordance with the new circumstances. THE WARSAW CONFLICT. GERMANS BEATEN. PETROGRAD. October 28. The conflict before Warsaw was conducted fiercely for five days. Long trains of wounded came in. together with band's of Gei-man and Austrian prisoners. Villages are burning in all directions. Gcrmmr shells burst within four miles of the town ; yet the city remained thronged with people. Even aerial visitations did not panic the populace, although 50 persons were killed and 99 injured. Aillager, wore taken and retaken many times in the fluctuations of the battle. The German trenches were admirably constructed, as if for a long stay, but the precision of the Russian artillery wrought desola' ion among the invaders, and then tho Russians forced the German wine back beyond the Kalisch road, while the cavalrv " trom the north cut into their rear. The Russians have crossed the Vistula over 10 miles south of Warsaw unopposed, and found that the German retirement had begun--afraid of being ought in a vycc by the Russian armies on-rating north and east. The retiremen'. was unexpected. GUN? REPLY TO AIRSHIP?. (London 'Times' and Sydney ‘Sun Services.) LONDON. October 23. A .'trek m >lm report states that Warsaw was bombarded by a German air A’.g. The inhabitants were horrified at sc, ing the Zeppelins approach. Many aeroplanes also swooped down, and droo'K'd a- shower of bombs. Russian guns' me,noted on conspicuous buildings replied vigorously. HERMAN FICTION. PARIS. October 29. The latest example, of German ruondaritv is a proclamation placarded in three languages in Brussels, as follows ; •• Paris being infected with cholera, the Kaiser has withdrawn his troops and permitted them to winter in Berlin, where thov will enjoy the repose so nobly earned.”
GERMAN? BLAME THE BRITISH. AMSTERDAM. October 29. Prince Rnprccht of Bavaria, commanding tin- >ixth Army Corps, has issued the following order of the clay:—” We are fortunate in being opposed by English troops, representing a people whose envy has been at work for years to surround in with enemies in order to strangle ns, and to whom we owe the present bloody ■.va--. Therefore, now we are facing enemb's who arc the greatest obstacle to peace. Take reprisals for the enemy's cunning and for all onr sacrifices. Show them that it is not so easy to wipe out the Germans." GERMAN PRISONERS* HOPES. LONDON. October 28. One hundred and seventy-four German soldiers, rr.anv of them mere lad?, were brought to Gamberley. A hundred German and Austrian civilians, who were prisoners, warmly greeted them, shouting: ■■ Hodi I der Kaiser ! An army will soon come and deliver us.” A CHANGE IN TONE. AMSTERDAM, October 28. A proclamation at Antwerp forbids soldiers to pillage, and orders that there shall be no requisitioning without a written order. Soldiers must pay cash for everything.
RETREAT ACKNOWLEDGED., Issue 15637, 30 October 1914
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