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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Issue 15646, 10 November 1914
LATEST FROM EUROPE.
Paris reports further offensive movements by the enemy, all of which were repelled. The Germans are strongly entrenched, and the Allies' progress Is slow. The High Commissioner reports that there aro indications that tha Gorman dash for Calais Is a failure, and that there arc signs of retreat.
Tha British patrols got within three miles of Bruges. The Germans aro entrenching and mounting big guns near the coast. There Is a renewal of the fighting on the Aisne. The British Lancers at Vaiily made a brilliant charge and silenced a battery. French newspapers say that the Germans lost so,COO killed during last week’s fighting on the Yser. Tho corpses are roped together in fours, packed upright, and railed to Louvain, where they are burned.
Von Moltke’s dismissal is officially confirmed. He stood In the Kaiser's way. Russian messages state that five Austro-Cerman armies were cut off, and that the enemy lost 300,000 in killed, wounded, and prisoners. The South African rebellion has been practically quelled.
Great Britain will bear the whole cost of the war in Egypt. A squadron of British warships has been sighted heading for the Panama Canal, Lord Kitchener says the Empire is fighting for her existence. He wants more men and still more men. There are 1,250,000 now training in Great Britain. LORD KITCHENER AT THE GUILDHALL. KM PI RE FIGHTING FOR HER EXISTENCE. THIS IS THE CARDINAL FACT. WANTED. A GREAT MORAL IMPULSE. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright, LONDON, November 0. (Received November 10, at 1.45 p.m.) There was a brilliant assemblage at the Lord Mayor’s banquet at tho Guildhall, Lord Kitchener, responding for the Army, paid a. tribute, to the Allies, and also to the London Scottish and the Indians. He said the Empire was fighting for her exist once, and he wanted every citizen to understand this cardinal fad. It was only from clear conception of the importance of the issua that there could come a great national moral impulse. The country might well be proud cf their recruits, but he wanted more and still more of them, until the enemy were crushed. The latter must also reckon on the Oversea Forces, the. vanguard of which they had already welcomed. in addition to these they had now one and a-quartor million of men training in Britain. CA N TEEN OH ARC ES. nationaI"RESERVES. [Pee United Phess Association.] AUCKLAND. November 10. Troopers returned from .Samoa complain bitterly of what they regard as extortionate charges for tobacco, cigarettes, soft drinks, etc., supplied by the canteen. At a. meeting lost night it was stated that 1,500 names were in tor the. National Reserve- Of this number 300 had joined the Expeditionary Force. It is now proposed to enrol more members ; also to form a ladies’ branch of those willing to do Red Cross work. It is proposed to give members now any instruction that ran he ■given without arms, and to approach the Defence authorities with a view to getting the members trained at the forts and field guns.
A patriotic meeting is to lie held at Mosgicl on Friday night. In addition to the address by the Rev. K. S. Gray, there will be a high-class entertainment provided by some of ihe best performers we have in the City. The proceeds of the meeting are for the British-Pelgian relief fund.
A movement is under way to arrange a great patriotic meeting in the Garrison Hail on Wednesday evening, 25th inst., in order that the country people attending the show may have Ihe opportunity of helping the Britieh-Belgia.n relief fund. The seieices of speakers, bands, vocalists, and instrumentalists have been obtained in order to make the function in every way worthy of the occasion. The Orchestral Society had the hall engaged for that, evening, but very generously gave it up for tho patriotic demonstration, and "ill also take part in providing portion of the musical entertainment.
LATEST FROM EUROPE., Issue 15646, 10 November 1914
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