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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Issue 15644, 7 November 1914
LATEST FROM EUROPE.
Paris reports that the position along the whole front Is unchanged, and that there are evidences that the enemy have been reinforced. Tha battle round Ypres has become an artillery duel.
Amsterdam reports that the enemy are retreating along the whole lino, and that there are 50)000 wounded In Roulers alone. The Russians took 6,000 prisoners at Jaroslav.
The British and Japanese casualties at Tsing-tao totalled 1,088. De Wot proposes to march on Pretoria and proclaim a South African Republic. His following is small.
Beyond a further German report there Is no confirmation of the Chilian naval engagement.
Under stress of circumstances compulsory military training is at this late hour seriously talked of in England. The height of recruits has been lowered to sft Sin.
Greece Is said to be preparing for war. Tho Gorman Government have ordered tho arrest of all English males from 17 to 55 years of age, THE NAVAL ENGAGEMENT. STILL FROM GERMAN SOURCES, WITH CENSORED DETAILS. BRITISH STATEMENT YET TO COME. Press Association—By Telegraph—-Copyright* LONDON, November 6. (Received November 7, at 11.50 a.m.) A heavily-censored story of the repotted naval action has been received from New York. The Germans state that they sighted three British ships at 6 o’clock in the evening, and forced an engagement. Directly tho Herman guns wei-e trained tfiey saw, the Hood Hope approaching at full speed, and by good seamanship she joined the other British vessels. The two squadrons made for the south, the Germans being nearer tho coast. They gradually approached each other, and tho Germans’ first shot fell short. (Received November 7, at 12.20 p.m.) When the two squadrons were 6,000 yards apart the Goon Hope fired her 9in guns, but a. broadside from the Scharnhorst and Guekena.ii cr.ppled the Good Hope, and her engines slopped. The Monmouth made a dash to cover her, but the distance between the squadrons being reduced to 5,000 yards the Germans were able to bring all their* ships into action, and concentrated their fire on the .Monmouth until she sank.
The ships were now 4*,500 yards apart. The Good Hope hung on until there was an explosion, when she withdrew to the westward at 7.30 p.m. Flames were seen coming from her as she disappeared. The Nwrnberg searched for the victims until daybreak, but was unable to launch her boats in the gale. GERMANS ARRESTING ALL BRITISH EFFECTIVES, AMSTERDAM. November hj. (Received November 7, at noon.l ]t is officially suited in Belgium that, owing to Britain not replying to Germany's request to release national reservists inlenied in England, the- Gennan Government Jia.cc ordered i!v. anest of all English males between the ages of 17 and ,55. ONE OF THE RASCALS CAUGHT IN TIME. LONDON. November 6. 'Received November 7, at noon.) An Edinburgh mei chant has been sen - tcjiced to five Near?’ imprisonment f"f attempting to fecuu'- oulers for cargoes of coal for Germany. RECRUITS' STANDARD U JWEIIED. LONDON, November 6. (Received November 7, at noon.) The height for m-u. its has been lowered io Sit bin. OFFICIAL SUMMARY. WELLINGTON. November 7. The High Commissioner reports under daio oth November: Official: There has been a slight progress of the Allies’ left, east of Nieuport ami on the right hank of the Yaer. The enemy's attack was renewed at Dixmiuio and Lvs, but less violent. '1 hi Fram-o-Rritish lines arc assuming the offensive, and have made progress. An artillery batik is proceeding between La Bassee and the Somme. The Allies retain occupation of Le Quesuoyin Santcuc, and arc advancing towards Andahy. The attacks at several points along the I'iont were re-pulsed after an all-day battle. 1 he right u ing is quiet. AN ARMED LINER. MISSING. LONDON, Novcmlser 6. (Received November 7, at 12.35 p.m.) The Moulder steamer La Carrenlina has not been heard of for a. month. Possibly she is a victim of the Dresden, which was recently off the Atlantic coast cl South America. La Carrenlina tarried iwo 4.7 guns. SPIES EVERYWHERE. THE WORLD FULL OF THEM. LONDON, November 6. (Received November 7, at 1.15 p.m.) A passenger liberated from the Karlsruhe states" that she has five wireless scouts nroviding her with news. The Canary ‘inlands arc the centre of the German wireless system. The Lord Lieutenant, of Yorkshire reports widespread spying on the ere-! coast, including flashlights from motor cars on the Yorkshire cliffs. Fishing beats supply fho link between England and the enemy. ___ LUCECY BOLT FROM THE BLUE. WRECKS A MONSTER GUN MADE IX GERMANY. PARIS, November 6. (Received November 7, at 12.20 p.m.) A French aviator dropped bombs on to tho railway at Blanchy, thus preventing severed German traina from regaining the line?. The French dragoons coat out, to take the urisoners found that one of the bombs had ‘wrecked a 17in gun —such a log gun as to require six trucks to carry it, and meant to fire shells each of which weighs almost a ton. OVERSEAS CLUB. Tho ladies associated with the Overseas Club continue to do good work in the interests of distressed war waifs. Four large, cases of goods have just come to hand from Clyde, and the Musselburgh school children have forwarded a monetary donation of £lO 4s. The committee have made arrangements to receive donations at the depot in the. Express Company’s buildings any day- during the week, but the committee will be in attendance on Friday antT Saturday of next week. Friday is being set apart as gift day for socks and cholera belts for the Queen .Mary fund, and on Saturday. 14th, the room will be abandoned as a depot. The ladies will, however, still continue to work at their homes.
The Caversham branch is still active, and has just completed pricking a Dumber (|f uidea of goods.
LATEST FROM EUROPE., Issue 15644, 7 November 1914
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