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DIARY OF THE WAR, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914
DIARY OF THE WAR
The following continues ouv day by day record. of the war. The last appeared in our issue of the 7th inst : November 7.—The Germans are con- ■ cent rating at Ypros and entrenching r..Bruges.—Arras in deference to the Kaiser s commands is violently bom- ■ barded.—Confirmation is received of the loss of the Good Hope and the running ashore of the Monmouth, but mystery * still surrounds the engagement. —The J first Sunday in the New Year is to be cet apart us a day of prayer.—Client’ Pasha, leader of the Opposition in the ; Turkish Parliament, says that a handful of bandits have signed his country's death warrant.—The bombardment of i'll- Dardanelles continues.—Sir Percy Scott returns to the Admiralty for ; pedal sei vice.—'thousands of .British wounded are coming into Calais from blander.'.—The total casualties, Japan- : ere and British, at the reduction of Txing-tao were 1,088.—A1l British males | in Germany, between 17 and 55, are to be interned.—The height for British | recruits is lowered to sft Sin. 1 November 9.—The battle in the northwest corner of Belgium is as violent ns ] ever. The general trend of the news i is favorable to the Allies. —Germans ■ claim to bo able to send (easily) another million men to the front,—-The Tsar advises General Joffre of an important victory in Galicia. —Amsterdam advises that German infantry and cavalry and guns aro returning to Germany.—There is evidence that German | officers have to whip their men into | action.—British trade for October, compared with October, 1913. fell oft £40,500,000. November 10.—The enemy concentrates his activity around Yprcs, and also reduces Perwyse to a heap of bricks.— Mr THlahv Belloc computes German losses of all kinds to date at 1,750,000. — Russians continue the offensive in Galicia. capturing on the San 125 officers, 12.000 men, and some quick-firers.— ! Mystery continues to shroud the naval I engagement- oft" Chile.— 1 I. bn Times’ criticises the Government for their " curt, or,ld, official new?,’’ and says that this ir. not tiio way to get recruits.--Great Britain announces that, she will hear the. whole cost of the war in Kgvpt again-t Turkey.—’lhc British bombard and enter Fao, at the head ol ! the Persian Gulf-—Scnlh African troops I are in hot. parwiiit of the rebel comI mandoes.—The Governor-General of Aus--1 tralia savs we ate a greater nation toj day than when the. war began.—French newspapers say that Germany icetso,ooo killed 'luring last week's fighting on tho Yscr.— Yon Moltke's dismissal from office is countin';'! officially.—l bo High ( omnussioner for .V Zealand advi.vs that the indications are liint the. dash for Calais is a failure. November 11. — IV-rlin report*; vhat Admiral Craddock's fleet > has been annilnI bated in the South Ptu.’.lic, with no mat**i Gal damage to the Germans. — Mr Bocs*'j wit, describes President Wik-on's nenI utility policy a<; y supinely immoral. 1 Mr Lloyd George says that the German, j when he .-.•Kicked Belgium, thought- he | was pouncing on a. rabbit, but he fell ■ (ii a hedgehop. — The Busstans cross the j southern Tumtor of La.-t Prussia.. —Do I Wet's son is kill'd. and Berm’s rebels are defeated.—Violent, fighting continues in Belgium. Ypres is reduced to ruins, but all German advances aro beaten back.—-Certain Germans continue to boTeve that thev will capture London before CluLtnia'. - ’1 he destmetion of the Linden at (V.ei-s Island by the AnsTlie news give? rise to much public re-joici-g.--Franco-Bohinu forces are sueecssful on the l y'.''o.--Mr Churchill fays that the British Nary is stronger t-nan it was at viie beginning of the war,--Mr Asquith fovs the sword will not be shentlivd until IVufdan military domination is destroyed —Carl Lody, the German spy. is -diet- in the Tower o> London. November 12. -Germany continues K> j'liir in reinforcements, and there is <e\'--perate fighting on the Allies’ left.—Jim Ko’ti°sberg is reconed to bo effectively bottled tip in the Bufiji River, opposite Mafia. Island, off the coast of German Fast Africa.- J tirks aro said to have (•■'owed tho Fgvptin.n frontier.—A new scale of aJlce-::'.c"s "• widows of lower rank nic-r in the Army and Navy ia announced. —1 he GcrmaTif- capture- Di\- ! mude.—The King sends a message to Sir | .John French applauding tho pluck [ spirit, and endurance of the troops.- A j call for further large 00-ntingoms of ! oversea troops will, says Mr Lloyd George, I.' made.—Borne, toys that Gcrj mart' has approached Russia with offers I of peace. and that- they were promptly | rejected.—An anti-German and A nun;.’ I Turk revolt is reported from Const runt--1 implc. - -Rebel losses continue in South 1 Africa-.—Tho Imperial Parliament opens far a. winter session.—Mr Asquaii --old the- war might last long, but l.e doubted whether it would lac-t- as long as some had originally predicted. —During t 'y recent lighting in Fist Prussia Bits.-,in-captured 4 howitzers, 62 i;ur\ 60 re elnr.o gnus, much ammunition, and 523 German officers.-The Pope proposes to participate in the peaces con tercnee at the conclusion of tiio war.—C.orresrtdents predict that th-' unemployed will be the cause of a- shattering revchiit-m----itiv outbreak in Germany, November 15: Genera! A on Klnck is being taken to task because he has not been a success : the Kaiser is dissatisfied.- - The Russian army is raid '(> be in right of Cracow.--Tito Crown Prince has been appointed Commander-in-* - hief aga’ns* the Rushan army.—A Gentian ofth ‘al list gives the total casualties as oG.LAL 1 sustained mainly in September.— Turk-, y. Mr Asquith predicts, will perish by the sword; r'ne has dug her own grave with her own hand?.—Violent fighting continues on the Allies' ifft, with no definite change.—Franco iia > 4.0C0.0C8 men I under arms and Great Britain I,BO'J.OuJ. 1 —The Allies’ combined losses in France ! and Belgium aro 450,0'-.0. — Ihe Kaiser I 6hul> Mohammedan to servo 1 in Tttrkev.—The gunboat. Niger was i torpedoed' hv a German Mibmariuo m 1 I’m Downs 'roadstead without loss m i life.—The fighting in North-west Belgium is relentless, but artillery doimj ii.iles tho position* j yuLm mmmm a—f lll
DIARY OF THE WAR, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914
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