LATEST FROM EUROPE.
Paris advises that the net result of the enemy's violent assaults and great losses of the past few days has been the taking of ruined Dixmudo. French torpedo boats on Friday destroyed a German submarine close to Nieuport. The military correspondent of ‘ The Times ’ says that In the east Germany has gambled and lost. A British-cruiser is reported to have destroyed the Turkish forts at Perlm, at the southern entrance to the Red Ssa. The French Parliament reassembles on December 15. it is reported that the five German cruisers in the Pacific have hoisted the Japanese (lag. GERMAN CULTURE IN NEW GUINEA. SYDNEY, November 16. (Received November 15. at 9.45 a.m.) The ‘Morning Herald’s’ Rabanl correspondent writes that the. Germans used too much cruelty in keeping tho natives in subjection. Their toes were cut. off for trivial offences. Such punishments represent ac!s abhorrent to the English mind. Some Germans have been baled before the naval officer for ill-treating the natives. .SYDNEY UNIVERSITY' PROFESSORS. TWO SUSPECTED OF ESPIONAGE. SYDNEY, November 15. (Received November 16, at 11 a.m.) The. military authorities raided tho homes of two university professors who are Germans, and impounded a quantity of correspondence. THE SOUTH AFRICAN TROUBLE. GAPE TOWN. November 15. (Received November 15. at 8.5 a.m.) Official ; Colonel Badrnhorst on November 12 at Fra Frankfort, captured Vno Culler's rebel laager, taking 47 prisoners and 56 horses. Two rebels were killed and three wounded. OUR TROOPS IN SAMOA. WELLINGTON, November 15. Tho Governor lias received the following telegram from the Administrator at Samoa : The health of tho troops is good. Artillery ; Corporal Kirker, dysentery ; Forbes, dengue fever. Railway Engineers : Corporals Bell, Hebditeh, and Private Quinn, dengue; Lawrence, synovites; Sergeant Matheson. ulcer. Auckland Regiment ; Corporal MTntyrc, Ohlson, and Private dtewart dengue; Private Hay, dysentery; Owen, rheumatism. Engineers ; Baldwin, dengue. Wellington Regiment : Captain Wilkinson, septic ear; Privilla A.icure. dengue. DUNEDIN WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION. All workers will be welcomed on Tuesday and Wediu sdr-y Ibis week, as the hail b:«4 to he cleared for an cmeitainmenfc on Wed need ay e v 11 in g. All thcfic, with «ocks finished are requested to bring them in as soon as possible, a<s tho Queen Mary box is being ■sent off this week. So far the smokers have sent in £52 5s 101 cl for tha Christmas box smoko for the Tommies. The contents of eome of the boxes were very eaii.-factory. and .some very d teq pointing. 'l'he sums deposited in them ranged from £4 8-- 7d to 2Jd. Monetary donations for the Expeditionaty Foice : Mrs Corbett, 12s; Mrs .T. S. Thomson, 12s (both weekly payments of lei. G.C.P. sends £2 2s for relief of distress in Belgium and £2 2s for rflief of distress hr Great Britain.
Permanent link to this item
LATEST FROM EUROPE., Evening Star, Issue 15651, 16 November 1914