HOW SHE WAS TRICKED
(London ■Times’ >r.dSydney 'Sin’ Services.)
LONDON, November 7.
it appears that the Germans tricked Turkey into war. The Goeben sent a wireless message to Constantinople asserting that the Russians had treacherously attarked Turkish ships. The Turkish Ministers, not suspecting that the message was false, held a. council, and
approved of the action of the Goeben. On the following day they discovered the fraud.
FORCEI' iO RETAIN OFFICI
•SOFIA, November 7
Military law in Conetanlinopl,-, is being vigorously enforced. The Grand Vizier three times tried to lestgn, but was threatened with court mai lial and foi ced to remain in other.
ASSURANCES TO ITALY
CAIRO. November 7,
The Sultan ha« promised Italy to dissuade the Semi-si against further hostilities against the Italians at (yrenaica, and instead has directed them to attack the British. It is report’d that the Semtssi. under Ahmed Ghent', are marching towards Egypt.
FIGHTING IN THE BLAGK SEA
Official : The licet sank Hiree Turkish transports laden with, stores and munitions, and another with troops aboard, at Zungakliak. ROME, November 7.
A message ;roni Constantinople states tliat tho Russian fleet bombarded Bunguidiak and Zuzhi, in Asia Minor, sinking several vessels in tho harbors.
BRITISH STEAMERS SEIZED
LONDON, November 7.
Three large British steamers and several small British, and French vessels have been seized at Smyrna.
(London ‘ Times ’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.)
LONDON, November 7,
•'jph® Tinves's ’ Bombay correspondent advises that all the evidence points to the solidarity of the Moslems in India with Great Britain. 'Ore Madras Mwkni have wired to the Viceroy assuring him
that their loyalty is deep-rooted and tin--abated. The Rangoon Moslems, at a meeting, expressed unflinching loyalty. At Quetta a resolution was carried against Turkey being decoyed into a breach of neutrality. BELGIUM’S FORMAL DECLARATION. HAVRE, November 7. Belgium has declared war against Turkey.
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