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LATEST FROM EUROPE.

There Is terrible carnage around Ypres. The enemy are pouring in an avalanche of shells, but the Allies’ artillery 'is superior, and has wrought fearful havoc. The German losses south of Dixtnude are said to be appalling. Three thousand were kilted In 10 minutes. There are half a million Germans In tho Yser district, and their losses are 90,000, including five generals. Petrograd advises that the Germans were badly beaten north of Kalisz. Two Austrian divisions were annihilated on the River Pruth. There is panic in East Silesia. There Is said to bo serious rioting in Constantinople. The Germans have taken over the command of the city. Mr Asquith has asked Parliament for a million fresh men. The Prims Minister stated that the British casualties for the three months ended October 31 were 57,000. This period does net include the greater portion of the battle in Flanders. Reuter advises that the German cruisers Leipzig and Bremen are provisioning at Valparaiso. Tho bankruptcies in Hamburg alone since tho war began represent a deficit of £25,000,000. 11A MBIT!O BAXKB UPTCIES. LONDON, November 35. (Received November 11, at, 1.5 p.m.i The ‘.Standard ’ states that the petition-, in bankruptcy filed in Hamburg alone since tin'. Imviiimitifx of the war disclose a. deficit of £25X00,000.

PANIC IX PAST SILF.'IA. GERMAN .AVIATORS CAPTURED. ftiplilNHAGlvN. November 15. (Received November 11. at 1.5 p.m.) Advices from Berlin .stain that there ii panic in Past Silesia, ami that civilia.ns <il’n fleeing to Berlin, Dresden, and other cities. - PFTROGRAD. November 13. Two German aviators were forced to descend at Repin. They wore captured by Russian dragoons after a light with the German infantry. GUARDING THE KAISER. THE HAGUE, November 13. (Received November 14, at 1.5 p.m.) A telegram from Berlin states that the Kaiser is now ai Uoliienz. 'Two Zeppelins arc continually circling over his residence. ■ I

BELGIUM WEEK !N AUCKLAND. FLOWERS AND KISSED. [Per United Press Association.l AUCKLAND. November 14. Belgium Week was opened on Thursday ’.villi a street collection by a large number of lady workers in the city and suburbs. Miss Carrie, Moore and other vocalists, in » eraily-dccoraled lorry, did a. great business in selling flowers and kisses, tlie hiilcr at a guinea each, 0 being raised bv this effort alone. The total takings tor the day amounted to .€1.817. the largest sum collected in a sineio day in the Auckland streets. This afternoon a. monster pro'rssion and carnival is being held, it is expected thatthe procession will total C,OOO, and will be headcd bv the Maver of Auckland, ami iii'lndc the suburban .Mayors, representatives of the various consular Dailies, tin Navy League, the Maori contingent. the friendly societ ic-. ami Hoy .Scouts. Mandat’ is clothing day, and already a very large unanlity of useful gainuniis have Ticpii sent in. Other functions will follow throughout neat week. FOR BELGIAN CHILDREN. WELLINGTON, Novemlnr 14. The school children's sacrifice for iho flny Fawko's c-'h-hratiors ro.-nltnd in €712 'being raised f<u- the Feigmn children. QUEEN OF THE FESTIVAL. [Per United Press Association.] WAIT! DA, Not ember lb At the elect Go .o' a om en at the fc-s----tiva! in aid «,f the pel, ian fund nearly 76,000 votes were re fur MQuccnT 'White, a mwa of Sir Jas. Carroll, and she was elected with ever ] 4.000 voles. The money taken ren cited ocvr €(-.23. beating the Napier carnival figures. There was. fine weather for the crow rune cere- ■ -mony. TTiere was a procession both wsrI ing the daytime and at night. Wo have received 2s collected by Gay Fawkes in Mornington for Holguin relief.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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