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CAPTURE OF THE EMDEN., Issue 15649, 13 November 1914
CAPTURE OF THE EMDEN.
HONORS FOR THE SURVIVORS. LONDON, November 11. The Admiralty announce that the Kai- ] serT nephew, who was taken prisoner ; with the fchnden, is Prince Franz Josef of Hohonzclkrn. Directions have been given that all honors of war shall bo accorded tho survivors, and the captain and officers are not to be deprived of their swords. LATE AGAIN. (London ‘ Times ’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) LONDON, November 11. Lust week the Kaiser telegraphed to the Burgomaster of Emden congratulating the town on its godchild in the Indian Ocean, whoso hol'd cruising deeds filled every German heart with pride and joy. HOME CONGRATULATIONS. ■ LONDON. November 11. The Press pay highly congratulatory tributes to Australia. The ‘ Dailv Telegraph ’ remarks : “ In tho Nelsonian .spirit of humanity every assistance was rendered to the Emden’s survivors. Australians may be proud of the manner in which their navy wih •blooded.’ It was New Zealand’s joy to hue.— UjoJ. Lev iiiit shin shored the honors
of scoring out of the movement at Heligoland last August. To-day it is the Commonwealth’s turn to rejoice." The ‘ Daily Mail ’ says ; “ The rest of the Empire frankly envies the exploit which, with very useful work in the Pacific already standing to their credit, overwhelmingly justifies the prescience and patriotism of starting their own naval unit.”
The American papers say that it mus be an especial gratification to Great Bri tain that it was an Australasian warshif which sank the Emdcn, in view of tin virulently contemptuous tone with whicl Germany has invariably commented upor the uselessness of the British Overseas Do minions for military and naval purposes. THE RIGHT BREED. LONDON, November 11. Sir George Reid, High Commissioner foi Australia, referring to the capture of tin Emden, said : " The sea breed is all right and never more all right than when Australians are on Australian ships under the White Ensign with Australia’s flag at tin jackstaff." SOUTH AFRICAN REBELS GIVEN TO THE 2Lt. CAPE TOWN. November 11. Official : The rebels have been giver until the 21st inst. to surrender their aims, The leaders are excluded from the am | iiosiy. THE GUILDHALL BANQUET. LORO KITCHENER AND THE ALLIES. A SPLENDID LOT OF RECRUITS. j (London 'Times’ ami Sydney ‘ Sun ' Services.) | LONDON. No’ ‘in’oer 11. i In the course of hi: speech at the ' Guildhall banquet land Kitchener .-aid : ; Every day inere.a e, nur admiration for | the glorious aimy under General dp 11 re. i He is a great man and a great military ' leader. 'I he Ru-daii-, under the brilliant | leader-hip of the Grand Duke Nicholas. ! liave achieved victories of the ulmo-t value I and of vast strategic importance.” Lord Kitchener added that he had no i complaint- to make of the rc-|xm-e to the. | appeals "or more men. Ihe po.giv-s in train ' ing the recruits wa- remark aide, and the country might well he proud oi The enemy had equipped an elaborate machinery for de-truction, ami l\\ fixili-, the date of war beforehand they po.-se-sed a considerable advantage. The British Annv. however, under gallant and -killed leadership, had proved not such a eontemptihlc war engine as some wore disposed to think. THE TURK WILL PERISH. HAS DUG HIS OWN GRAVE. (London ‘Times’ end Sydney ‘Sun' Services.) LONDON. November 11. At the Guildhall banquet Mr Asquith, referring to lurkry, said that the Alliewere compelled, after veiled menace- amt impudent equivocations, to ree.igiii-o an open encinv. Ho uiiliesilatingK predicted that Turkey would perish by the sword. The Turkish Empire had dug her own grave with her own hands. A GREAT AND WORTHY TASK. (London 'Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) LONDON, November 11. In the course of hi - references to the destruction of Prussian militarism. Mr Asquith said it wa- a great task, worthy of a great national effort. It was neccs.-ary for its accomplishment that every man, old ami young, rich and poor, im-y ami leisured, 'learned and simple, should give what he has and do what he. can.
CAPTURE OF THE EMDEN., Issue 15649, 13 November 1914
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