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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

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DIARY OF THE WAR, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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DIARY OF THE WAR Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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