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LATEST FROM EUROPE.

Mr Dcnohoe, of the ' Daily Chronicle, ’ advises that the army which was endeavoring to reach Calais at any cost has been beaten bach six miles, shattered and in disorder.

When the warships ceased bombarding the Allies took the offensive. After a flight, a rally, and a desperate effort the enemy ware routed.

The ‘ Dally Chronicle's' Paris correspondent states that Germany had the temerity to offer terms of peace to Francs, which were instantly and scornfully rejected. Tho American Belgian Commission report that the condition of 3,000,000 Belgians Is desperate.

Lord Fisher succeeds Prince Louis of Battenberg as First Sea Lord.

The Russian Ambassador leaves Constantinople, and Turkey is left to face the storm she has raised.

The EtTKien is reported to have sunk a Russian cruiser ami a French destroyer.

De Wat has proclaimed an in dependent republic in Northern Orangta. The general public regard the situation with confidence.

An interview with an ox-Boor army man states that the Beer rising had bean long in preparation. Its object was to “clean up the English.” There are endless quantities of German war material.

IN SOUTH AFRICA.

.MOKE REBEL SURRENDERS • Received by tho Prime Minister Worn the High CommiscioißT : LONDON. October 29 (1.0.50 i>.nj.)._ Official; Tho Governor-General of .South Africa reucm that 24 rebels surrendered at liranclvelli on the 25th, and that Geneiul M'Kcnzin accounted for tho enemy s patrols <m (ho 26th. killing one, wounding ono, and capturing seven. GERMAN PLOTTING IN SOUTH AFRICA. CAREFULLY PREPARED LOR YEARS. ARMS FROM GERMAN V. LONDON. October 30. (Rceciv(vl October 31. at 11.45 a.in.) The South African yone.spondent of the ‘Evening Standard’ advises that the fact that the rebellion had been veil considered is proved by a remarkable intervic.v which recently appeared in the NunYork ‘ (.Robe ’ from a former held cornet in tho Boer army named Thiedemanu, who told a. reporter that- the revolt was planned year.-; ago by the thousands o{ Boers who settled in tlio Oennau colonies after tho war. These cherished the idea of redeeming their country, and many ex-leaders all over the globe were beeping in touch with each other in readiness for such an eventuality. . Thiedemann produced a letter from a Boor leader, dated September 20, containing this passage, ; “ Botha, does not answer me. 1 think it a shame that tho Boors do not jump in and clean up th- English notv there are such splendifl chances. 1 am all I can to stir up anti-British sentiment.” Thiedemanu had letters from Moritz tciiimr him what the Boers contemplated, lie mentioned thet. the rebels wore, thoroughly equipped with the most modem German arms, which were sent through Gorman East Africa,, and then; were readless quantities of ann« and ammunition, along with the latest and most improved held artillery and machine. Run?. THE ALLIES READY FOR TURKEY. SIGNED TIER OWN" DEATH ■WARRANT. Press Association —By Telegraph—Copyright. LONDON, October SCL (Received October 31, at 2.5 p.m.) ‘The Time?’ says editorially that. J urkev's .sudden entrance into that tray was fully expected by the. Alike?, who aro quite ready, and have been ready for a long lime.' All p.eparatiuns are' made in Egypt along the banks of the f-mu- (Anal and the Sinai XViiim-uJa *"r pos.-bdv development*. Greece also is ready, as Turkey is so-m destined to disc over. By hr.- loolirb yieldilia to the inrtigu.t ion of (lei many. 'I urkey lias pronounced her own doom. '.I he Ottoman Emuhv. in Eu! - "]:'- win soon 1-a merely a. memory. Shmo the. 'Turk.: arc resolve,; on their j own destruction we do nol regret their i appeal ram e in the rank:- of the, combatant.-. , It, si in pi v mean.-. l!ia< when the mighty struggle in ever Europe vih be ’id of tun ; lac-lots whii'i for <r,--,r of) yea;.-; have h--a) tin* chief menaces to live pc-in."' ot nr- Did World.

1 THK KAIE-ERA ONE I L-H i i i SHIP, I DM DEN'S 1. ATE'T ENPL'HT- ’ CXTIFIf Til E ,1 A PAN INK PL.AD. PETROGRAU, October 3A ; iR/-cf ived October .51, at 2. .'5 p.in.i i Official ; Tha Kmdcn attacked '.he Zsmt- | chug Ht daylight oi \\cuno.-uav. ''ho | was dis-.-niiscd with a loin-ih tumid and : other alterations. Ihe Zemtcnng was im- ! auspicious. Ihe- Linden. was going at lull ■ speed. Sdw> luuud-.-.M two torpedoes, the | second of which wa* f:u:d. Pylny-hvo I of the crew oi 535 jiciwhecl. and 312 v.crL wounded. j TOKIG. G.lobar 00. 1 '[•],(, British - Embassy is- informed that (the Knidcu flew iim ..lapanes... flag. I |lii. Kcmteiuig A . v,a- built- iu jtt'.to. j Her displacement war; o.loti t-ans, h.p. I 17.000. speed 23 kinds, arm ament, eight j 4.7 in and 12 small q.f. 1 JX THK CAMEHOONK, AFTER SKIDOPh FIGHTING, i PATHS, October 50. | i Hcc.-ivcd Ocu.ii.-c 31, at 2.50 p.m.f ! Official : Two Ff.inco-13rd ish columns, I after serious fighting, occupied taka, lull be OniKi-conc. i THE NEW FIRST SEA LORD. LONDON. October 30. i (Received October 51, al 11.45 a.in.; ! Official ; Lord Fi.-hcr hr* been appointed j First Sea Lord. A MBA SS A DOR WITH DRA VVS. ! LONDON. October 30. I (Receive.! October 51. at 11.45 a.m. > I Renter advises that the- lltusiau Ain--1 bassa<3oi' Iris irtL Turkey. I HOSPITAL SHIP \VHECKJ-:i). THE NERSES RESCUED. ; LONDON. October 30. (Received October 31. at 11.45 a.m.) The hospital ship Rohilla was wrecked in a gale off Whitby, and is breaking up. Several aboard were drowned, and there are 80 still to come off. All tha nurses were saved. DUNEDIN WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION. Tire committee c-f tire association hc.vo decided to hold sawing meetings in the Early Settlers’ Hall on Wednesday and Thursday of each, week, from 10* to 3 o’clock. Parcel) may be left any day with Mr J. Wood at the ‘hall; but donor® are aaked to kindly place their names v n slips inside £ho parcels,

Wool for knitted socks for the soldiers in-av bo obtained at. tlio hall by anyone willing to undertake tho work. The following monetary «k.-na.tioii!> have Ixvii received:—British and Belgian fund : Mrs Nisbet ss. Mrs North £1 Is, Little Dorothy Srouhir fis, 12 workroom girls 13s 6d. ladicis of Balfour patriotic fun d I per .Mist Tcfflor) £3 8s 6d. Lady Liverpool fund: fi A.!', £1 if or cardigan jackets). OVERSEAS CLUB. There, is. no diminution in the interest taken in tho good work carried on by tho ladies of the Overseas Club- Arrangements have been made for the ladies to meet, on Fridays and Saturdays of each week, lint goods will bo received at the depot- as usual, and although a daily report, of the work done will not appear in the daily papers, the committee will continue to give their lime and attention *or the hniciit of distressed Britishers and Belgians. There is. si ill a good deal of sewing to be done, and many promises of donations arc ponding. The president. (.Airs C. E. Stafcham) and lion, secretary (Mrs I). Lawrence) paid a visit to the Cavereham branch, which is in charge of Alesdam.es Morice and Ford, and were greatly pleased with the amountof solid work done by these ladies and the support they arc receiving from friends,

j Tho thanks of tho Ladies' Committee j arc due to Air Beat’u, who has done a deal of work in assisting with, (he packing and other work which was too arduous for the members of the gentler sex. Thi.) committee wish to thank various donors for parcels of -clothing. Airs Barnin,plain for 20s cash, and *• Milk Fund’’ for ds 6d ca--.it. and Mrs W. Marshall AFarcpa) for a case of clothing. Tho guessing competition, of which a cactus plant was the .subject, was won by Mrs Arthur fiidcy. j FORT CHALAIHRS. The Ladies’ Committee held them weekly tick! day yesterday in tho Town Hall, and the result was encouraging. 3’areds of goods were received from various donors. For the Belgian fund ; Airs Albertson ns, Lancashire IDs, Mrs J. Morgan 10s, Airs Graham ss. Aotca Boa Club 20k, Ans James Jamieson 20s, a Friend (Sawyers Bay) 4?. For the Queen Alary fund ; -V Friend sv. Tim sum of £lO was voted for Cardigan jackets, Thera is plenty of wool available at present lor sock making, and knitters can obtain a. till-ply from the rchool or from the Ladies’ Com in it i ce.

Tin-, 3’ Oil ( haliners National Reservists had a very successful parade last, night, about 40 being present. Lieutenant Craig was in 'charge. Lieutenant Montgomery was again present, ami after explaining rifle mechanism, supplied rifles and pin the men through their drill. The rifles added zest to the drill. At its conclusion llie company expressed very hearty appreciation of Lieutenant Montgomery's helpfulness over since the weekly parades were instituted. Tins enthusiasm was further i-vnlont in the men deciding to continue the weekly drill throughout the summer months.

BRITISH AXI) BELGIAN RELIEF FUND.

Last evening (he friends at the Open Brethren, Playfair (Street Hall, Cavcrthum, repeated the sacred service of song entitled ‘Stumpy Sam,' in aid of (he British and Belgian Relief Fund, realising that, although they were giving individually, as a body they should do .something practical in the good work of helping those in distress. The ha!! was comfortably filled, and the, remre v.as given in a most impressive, manner. The reading, taken by Mr K. M'LeniiDii, was lead in a very clear and bright way. ami the. choir of about- AO voices, under lit; leadership of Mr Frank Martin, sang the, pieces with feeling. Before the last hymn was sung, Mr E. Wood made a stirring appeal, after which the collection was take up, anil realised £22 10s. This has been handed over to the local treasurers for ihe fund. A very enjoy-

able; evening was spent, all realising that they were r)oing their duty, and that, this, brought happiness to the giver, as well <ts lo the recipient.

The. BWvk-.es at Trinity Church on Sunday will bo of a special character. Retiring collections will he taken up at both services in aid of the Belgian Relief Fund. At the evening service, special music, will 1m rendered by the choir, and solos will bo sung as follow- - ' Let Us Have Peace.’ by Miss Nellie Densem ; end ‘ Though Faithless Men Furiously Raging’: a bass solo by Mr R. Bryant. The Rev. W. Arthur Hay will preach on 'The Belgians on ilv Altar of Sai-niie;-,’

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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