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IN THE EAST.

ANOTHER DESPERATE BATTLE. RUSSIANS OUTNUMBER AUSTRIANS. VIENNA, October 29. (Received October 50, at 10 a.m.) Official ; The Austrians southward of Ivangorod are engaged in a desperate battle with the Russians, whoso numbers are vastly superior. NEW RUSSIAN ARMY. (Loudon ‘ Times * and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) LONDON, October 29. Berlin reports that a new Russian army has crossed the Vistula north of Ivangorod. RUSSIANS FIRE A FOREST, DESTROYING 1,000 GERMANS. (London‘Times’ and Sydney ‘ Suu’Services.! LONDON, October 29. A correspondent writes that during the fighting opposite Kozenitze the Germans filled the thick woods with troops, including heavy artillery. Several small bodies of Russians stalked the German lines and fired the forest. The wind aiding, the conflagration spread with terrible rapidity, and 1,000 Germans were .suffocated or burned to death. Few got away.

AUSTRIANS HURRIED TO SERVIA. LEW IN AUSTRIA NOT .... SUCCESS. (London ’Times’ end Sydney ’Stm’ Services.) LONDON, October 29. Trieste reports that the majority of the Austrians who were guarding the Trent frontier have been sent in hot. haste from Galicia to Servia, The results of the levy on masse in Austria are unsatisfactory. 'I he reservists summoned to the, colors are expected to provide their own boots, winter clothing, and canteens, as tho army stores are completely exhausted. [lnis Trent, is in the Tyrol.] HOW GERMANY US FED. TEA FROM LIVERPOOL. LONDON, October 29. (Received October 50, at 8.50 a.m.) An Englishman at Copenhagen writes that American cargoes aro systematically discharged in Norway, reloaded in other neutral ships, and then sent to Stettin. Hnmiiods of tons of tea. from Liverpool, ostensibly for Denmark, are sent from Copenhagen to Norway, and thence to Meltm. Similarly copper, nickel, and benzine arc- forwarded in barrels, the. b ills of lading describing them as. herrings. AMERICANS WISH TO JOIN. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ SerricM.) LONDON, October 29. Offers from Americans wishing to join the Canadian contingents have been received in hundreds by the Militia, department. FIVE THOUSAND TEXANS OFFER. [London ‘Times’ and Sydney ’Sim’ Services.) LONDON, October 29. Ottawa reports that a man from Texas wants Lo bring 5.C00 Texans, all of British descent. At the border recruiting stations half the recruits are Americans, and so many men have been secured that it is probably now a ijuestion of selection. A MARKSMAN AT WORK. PARIS, 0- tober 29. ißeceived October 50, at 10 a.m.l A dragoon marksman was stationed behind a feme near a swing bridge at Sadly (near Lille), two comrades loading for him. They were, ordered to repel the enemy without blowing up the bridge. Two German Lancers appeared, and were shot down. Then three came, and later five Uhlans. Altogether 50 Germans were killed in five minutes, and the pile, of dead effectively prevented the advance, for a whole dar. TWO VESSELS MIXED. LONDON, 0,-toher 20. JU-ccived October 50, at 10 a.m.) Another steamer is reported lo have Ocen blown up bv a. mine, (t was oft Malm Head. [This promontorv is on the Donegal eo.i<t. 1 AMSTERDAM, October 29. iKeeeiv.'d October 50, at 10 a.m.) The Dutch lugger Marin Christina was mined and. sunk in the North Sea, and 10 were drowned. FISHERMEN BLOWN TO ATOMS. PARTS, October 29. 'Received October 50, at 10 a.m.) Two fishermen, unaware of tho danger, started to strip the copper off a washed-up mine at Blankenhergho, and both were blown to atoms. STRAIGHTENING UP NEUTRALS. COPENHAGEN, October 29. 'Received Odoi.er 50, at 10 a.m.) Tim Danish Parliament have adopted a Rill penalising a, false declaration legurding the destination of a ship or goods.

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IN THE EAST., Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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IN THE EAST. Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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