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THE EASTERN FRONT.

LIFE IN THE TRENCHES. (London 'Times' and Sydney 'Sun' Services.) LONDON, November 10. A German non-commissioned officer captured in East Prussia relates that he lay in the trenches for six days, living solely on coffee, because the carap kitchens ha<l been destroyed and transport was wholly impossible, "owing to the Russian heavy artillery incessantly shelling the roads. Ihe Germans were unable even to transport ammunition. An order from the Kaiser enjoined nn attack as often as possible, so as not to permit the Russians to advance.

("London 'Times' and Sydney 'Sun' Services.)

LONDON. November 10. Amongst the prisoners taken at Warsaw was an elderly Prussian. Blinking under a huge busby, he explained to a Cossack that ne was professor of botany at Berlin. While he was marching he saw a rare plant in the marshes, and felt that lie must have a specimen. V'c )■■•'* •'■•■ • m >.-.-: and secured the plant, but struggling in the marsh he lost r his eye-gUttses and stumbled along into t.Vj (..'ojoucks aruij.

RUSSIAN ELAN.

(London 'Times' and Sydney 'Sun' Services.)

LONDON, November 10,

The Russian troops are filled with delirious enthusiasm. They attribute to superhuman powers tii-ii' auvante into Gerrnanv, which they consider as irrjsistible..*

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THE EASTERN FRONT., Issue 15648, 12 November 1914

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THE EASTERN FRONT. Issue 15648, 12 November 1914

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