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DIXMUDE-ROULERS BATTLE CONTINUES.

GERMANS MASSING NEAR YPRES. VIOLENT ATTACKS ON ARRAS TO PLEASE THE KAISER. ADMIRALTY DO NOT ACCEPT CHILE REPORT. BRITISH WAR LOAN OVERSUBSCRIBED. Prc*a Association. —By Telegraph Copyright. GERMANS MASSING NEAR YPRES. AMSTERDAM, November 5. Tb*> Germans are coiu-ontrating a- large force near Ypres. and are also entrenching at the juncti-.t. of the Bruges and Leopold t arais- Gent-, are in position and the canals are jvitr l lied by motcT boat.-, Thu battle eot.umies in the Dixmude, Ypres. and P.-uievs district*. Tim Lelriars are fighting with grot -spirit. mid jnv exhibiting splendid bayonet w.wk. Tm-sday’s battle was extraordinarily sanguinary, Thu Germans made desperate nr tempts to break through, but wore b.itiled. and many were made prisoners. IMPETUOUS SENEGALESE. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) LONDON. November 5. The bravery of the Senegalese was evidenced in an encounter at Ibms apelle. The Germans sent a bugler onward t<> sound the bayonet charge, when the Senegalese, supported by Belgians, sprang out :,i tho trenches, rushed forward, and received a murderous tiro from hidden machine guns, the officers, realising the position, endeavored to hold back the men, ■who rushed forward, killed and wounded 6(10 Germane, took 100 prisoners, and occupied tho enemy's trenches. GERMANS GUT A TASTE OF BOMBS. AMSTERDAM, November 5. A British aeroplane dropped bombs on tho Ghent to Binges railway, destroying tho line in two places. A French aviator on Tuesday attempted to drop bombs on the petroleum tanks al Bnige*. He killed two Germans and wounded a woman and a child THE KAISER AT ARRAS. PARIS, November 5, The Kaiser witnessed renewed attacks on Arras, the violence of which was due to the Kaiser’s desire to see the town taken. Heavy guns caused useless havoc and ruin, but the Kaiser's hopes were shattered. CROWN PRINCE NEARLY CAUGHT. [London ‘ Times ’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) LONDON. November 5. A doctor in a Red Cross hospital at Paris writes; “The German Crown Prince was recently nearly caught, ar.d the writer helped to eat a still-hot fowl cooked for him at the chateau from which he had fW. The French thought the message notifying that he would bo there -was a trap, otherwise they would have got. him.’’ GERMAN LOSSES ON PRUSSIAN FRONT. PETROGKAD, November 5. Glacial: There have been heavy German losses on the East Prussian front. Only 60 are left in some companies. Many Austrians have deserted owing to a report of Auetro-German dissensions and the enormous German losses. COSSACKS AS GAOLERS. [London ‘ Times ’ and Sydney ’Sun ’ Seiviccs ) LONDON, November 5. A correspondent, describing a handful ft Cossacks driving 300 Austrian prisoners before them, says, the Cossaiks risk- hither and thither like cowpuncheis heiding cattle. Crowds ran alongside handing food to tim haggard prisoners. Women threw bread from windows, and for this the Austrians struggled like hvns scrambling for crumbs. TSTNO-TAO. T’OKTO. Novembci 5. Official: Tho Allies are gradually enclosing Tsing-Uio. Shells ait- now failing in tho streets, and have destroyed the jMwer-house*. THE VALPARAISO AFEAIR. ADMIRALTY UNABLE TO ACCEPT’ REPORT. LONDON, November 5. The Admiralty is unable to accept the accuracy of the Valparaiso fight reports, because tho battleship Canopus, w huk was specially sent to strengthen Admiral Craddock’s squadron, is not mentioned. Her presence would have given him a decided superiority. ACCOUNTS ALL FROM GERMAN OFFICERS. WASHINGTON, November 5. A report from Valparaiso states that the Nurnborg sought the British squadron fruitlessly after th© supposed battle, but heard only wireless mils from the Glasgow- asking the Good Hop- to replv. The .American Press, in publishing hog descriptive accounts of tho supposed fight, admits that all are based on German officers’ statements. AVirelees communication via Tncfcerton (New Jersey) with Germany is suspended. BRITISH LOAN NEARLY TWICE SUBSCRIBED. LONDON, November 5. • ifficiaJ: Tho £15,000,000 worth of six months’ British Treasury bills averaged £3 l-v. 7d. Altogether £26,635.000 was offered. THE HALCYON'S BAD LUCK. LONDON, November 5. The Halcyon was communicating with the fleet by wireless when a lucky shot destroyed tho apparatus, and tho aerial message was not completed. Tho enemy indt-ed before the wireless apparatus was restored. MERELY A MINE-LAYING EXCURSION. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Service*.) LONDON, November 5. Tlio German shins which attacked tho Halcyon apparently desired to lay mines and induce nervousness among the people. They successfully evaded the British patrol and suddenly appeared off the East Anglian coast. They steamed southward, and when attacked by the coast patrol showed a disinclination to wait an engagement, standing away northward. TRYING TO MINE BAY OF FUNDY. OTTAWA. November 5. As a result of rumored German, naval raids pending against Canada, precautions have been taken to mine trio harbors and estuaries and station troops on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. It is reported that the Government are aware of plots to mine the Bay of Fundy, with tho object of Interfering with tho winter traneAt{ '"~-

REFRIGERATOR VESSELS COMMANDEERED. LONDON. November 5. The Admiralty is commandeering increasing numbers of refrigerator vessels for war purposes. Inquiries elicit the fact that shipowners object to the Government taking refrigerator vessels, as others, they say. would serve equally well. As New Zealand firm* and some Australians refuse to pay the extra freight, tlio Admiralty recognises that the increased cost of coal, insurance for war risks, and other factors justify extra freight rates. British merchant* have also agreed to pay higher outward freights.

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DIXMUDE-ROULERS BATTLE CONTINUES., Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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DIXMUDE-ROULERS BATTLE CONTINUES. Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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