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Vici'ent fighting continues in the north-west corner of Belgium. Ypres is bombarded by tho enemy and reduced to ruins. All German attacks were repulsed; and one statement Is that the enemy's headquarters have been transferred to A.'est. Sena Germans continue to beiievo that thoy will be In London before Christmas. 7h3 finding, attack on, and capture of tho EiTiden has giuen rise to tr.ei's popular enthusiasm than any other event since the opening cJ the war. Tho Russians have crossed the frcr*tier end are new in German territory. Do Wet continues his raiding. Deyerc, the other rebel, is tot'tlly defeated.
Tho r-'ranco-Balgian forces arc sucsessfiJl on the Congo. There was ssvero fighting, ending in the Allies occupying Nola and Nzlmeu. At th.-j Lord Mayer's banquet Mr Churchill said the Navy was stronger than at the beginning of the war, particularly in its most important branches. IVir Asqulth says tho struggle will be long drawn out, but the cword wi!! not be sheathed until Prussian military domination is destroyed. MR LLOYD CECRQE HITS THE MARK. THE VULTURE "AND THE RABBIT. FINDS IT TO BE A HEDGEHOG. LONDON, November 10. (Received November 11, at 1.50 p.m.) Speaking at the City Temple. Mr Lloyd George said that one of the greatest French generals had told him that the man responsible for this war had the soul of a devil. Not a single member of the ! British Cabinet i bought war with Germany possible under existing conditions. Neither the Allies nor Belgium nor Servia \s ere responsible. The vulture had been hovering over Belgium for some time, and ho had soared so high that he made a mist-ike. He thought he was pouncing on a rabbit, but he fell on a hedgehog. I LODY.. THE SPY. I EXECUTED IN THE TOWER, j LONDON, November 10. [ (Received November 11, at 12.10 p.m.) Carl Lody, the German spy, was' shot at the Tower of London. [Lody, who stood his trial recently and was found guilty, had fur long speeialb'Ml in British nave! secret:;. His eluim was that he. was a patriot, doing his eountry'.s work.] OVERSEAS CLUB. For some time past the. workers in connection with this organisation have boen making prrpavaiinr. for a special gift day, to be held on Friday of this week. Th:* <!ay !ii<s b.= e;i set apart for receiving gifts fir tin; Queen -Mary fund, the. aiticlos specially sought 11.-111 —• If-avy woollen socks to lit men v.earii.g Xr.s. 9 a.nd 10 boots and woven r'loiera. belts. Th-a committee, arc anticipating »i. h.-.; ; :1y ir-spoi}£o to l'cr Maj-eV,y".s ar].<al, and members will he in attendance e'l day at th,' club's depot, Now Zealand Express C-ompanyV; Buildings., to receive- donations. 'J 1 it; Caversharn branch it, still working vigorously, and u, number of monetary donations arc. gratefully acknowledged. THE EELGiAN CARNIVAL. At the invitation of Mioses Sclinack and Sinclair, a number of ladies and gen- j tlcmen met in the Horouprh Council Cham- ! hers, Port Chalmers, hist night to con- i si dor the fjiivfition of holding a carnival . in aid of the Belgian relief fund. The Matter was enthusiast irally t:iken up, ' those present i'ovming themselves into a j committee, with power to add to their J number, to carry out a carnival on an ; extensive scale on the Recreation Ground ! on December 0, ilurin._' the afternoon and j evening. A siic. cestui schema of sports, ' competitions, displays, etc., was sub-! mitted, and. after consjderr.iion. adopted, j strong and vigorous committees being set up to carry <<u: all the details. A feature - o-t th'-- carnival pvomies to lie a. patriotic ! march, for whirli some 80 young ladies j am being trained by Miss aSchnark. In addition to those nresenl. iho Kaikora.i B-mkl, the. Pipe Band, the Port- Chalmers Band, and the D.JT. School Fife and Drum Band have promised their assist- j Sinn. Indications point d> a most successful gathering, and a substantial addition to the relief fund. Tho officials of the committer ate Mr .1. M'Lachlan (chairman), Mr Do Mans (deputy-chair-man), Mr Geo. F. Booth (secretary), and , Mr J. Eager (treasurer;. j
! MORE WEN. WHAT HON. G. FOWL.D? SUGGESTS In tho coi.ir.s-~' of a.P ch ,ri . ion tfpor.eh Li?t nisht, the Ho:i. G. Fowkb gaol that the Government should at once undertake the organisation of a. further brce Fxpodit.ionary Force. More mi.'!! should be mobilised rind put into traini'tuT imm.vli- ! ateiy. so thai, if ifoa-,in\l, fhev could i proceed without- delay t-» Slip arid take their rd.-ics 'in the fightire;' lino. I IF for th& be--: ' f raifhVient reinforce-m-ntn the war wore t.> on for another 18 months' or two votirs. it would Jbe deplorahb. It w-iuld' be ch-'-ap-'r to I send more troop? from .W.w Zealand and I other Dominion-'* now than to v.-;-it for Iho j war to dracr on and ?.»•*■ whether UK-re men j wore wanted or not. | POCMCMAKI-TS ANNOYED. ; Our Tit pa run oiiT-vi'-indent t-.1-Traphs ! that pw'so!i,; wl i ;-:;■ i? rocks for the I Ireop;; are ii:di,7i:;j! t h:i .v.tfifl thv- G.overn- ■ merit ;;;v maiUi," their r-m't'ib'iiioi:* bark front Wellington, -.rav.tir:;: doelf' r a-t-'.en:> filled in r.ivd doirandir,;: extra, pc^t-ip'-. j IwP.MFNTH. 1 Mr D. E. Tin-onii!! sends tis .Co for ih« Belejaii fur.fl in .•lekoowlodriniont j ol' the ■'Star's' prompt intimation con- | vr-yod to him of r!io rupture and <lc>i strtteiion or ihrj Funien. I ''A Friend" forwards us £1 1p in I aid of Iho i-jolrj.-in fund, f W-e have received iioru fho Fchohus of j the Kaitancrata School iheir fifth rotitrtI button of £1 for the Belgian relief fund. ! Why cannot the pnpil.-: in tho city and ?i:bI x:rbr.n fchoo'-- follow =i!<h an excellent ilcad? We shall bs ::hA 1o send their pennies ;tnd ftilv.-r coin.-- to the Hum. Thorn.-..* Mackenzie "or distribution at Christmasiidc an.oiiJ the orphaned thtomJiout IMiiiimi. Wake tip, boys and jrirls of Dtmedin. Wo havo received from M.-.'.-.-r.s C. and W. Shiel's employee.-''. St. Clair brickwork.-, 23.-. hem;: 'i'r.-t fortnightly payment in aid of the: patriotic iand. DUXEDIX MANDOLIN, BANJO, AND GUITAR OECHFXiT.A. T'ko DunivJin Mandolin, banjo, and finitar Orchestra, under the directorship o: \h H.O. Stokes v.;;i hold i's j-eoo-d ecncei'i. of the Kail on November 12. when pairon.i of Hiring band nra-f.ic will havo the opportuiiity ot li-CT.rm.t; another isp-to-dale pro* sr.amme characveristic o: ilr.j form of c;rehostiation Novel feattir-'s of tn-e performance will b-3 the vocrJ item by Mrs W. l-'irvey. with full oichesfral a'cconipsiiiii'.ent s-pecially arrange'i ;;y Mr and a recitation, H'Tirv Cha]-ppll'.* poem 'Tho Dav,' bv Mr ]■: V. Klvmdd. The hand v.iil ,-j.lk l . be rousted bv Mis.s ,T. Cladison and Mr F. Hal'!.
The Yvimm&ra, which sailed this morning for Melbourne via Bluff and Hobart, took the following passengers : For Hobart —Mr li. J. Clou. For Melbourne—.Ah- W. K. Whyte. 'Mrs \Y. ttusseil, Eg v. Mr Y\'y:m and Mrs Thomas j and seven steerago for all porta.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Evening Star, Issue 15647, 11 November 1914