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LATEST FROM EUROPE.

There 19 but Httle news through to-day. In North-west Belgium the weather (s very bad, and there have been no infantry attacks and less artillery fire. On the Allies' right » three infantry attacks were beaten back.

The probable German line of I retreat in Belgium is said to be I sown with land mines. | The Press Bureau furnishes details from the Belgian official report i on German atrocities. The number of houses destroyed and persons killed are given. It is an infamous record. On the eastern side the Germans continue to pour in large reinforcements, and have greatly strengthened their lines. The Russians, however, are said to have stopped their advance. ' The Times' says that Russia's front is 1,000 miles long, from the Baltic to the Carpathians. This does not include her fighting in Asiatic Turkey. RUSSIA REPORTS PROGRESS AND MORE THAN HOLDS HER OWN. PETROGRAD-, November 20. (Received November 21, at 2 p.m.) A communique states that the Germans attempted to break our lino between the Vistula and the Wnrta. Our offensive was partially successfid. Wo captured, northwest of Lodz, a battery of heavy artillery, 10 machine guns, and a hundred prisoners. There were stubborn actions at Czenstoehf.'wa and Cracow, which aro developing normally. We captured. 3,000 Awstrians on Tuesday, aa>d also occupied Wisnscz, Gorliee, and Dukla,

MONKY AND MEN VOTED. LONDON. November 20. (Received November 21, at 9.15 ai.m.) The House of Commons agroed to a supplementary vote of £275,000,000, and also to an additional 1,000,000 men. BELGIAN AND MRITISH ORPHANS. A unique entertainment will be given by the Dunedin Orphans' Club at His Majesty's Theatre on Tuesday week. It 'will take the form of a. sundowners' picnic, and ths talent, for which tlve club are nct«d, will bo represented in full force. TJho id«?a. is to pet away from the orthodox concert programme, and a. free and easy style will bo maintained throughout Tho clever dialogue, which is interspersed witli part stmgfi, choruses, and humorous items-, liaa been rehearsed for somo lime, and a-1 .rroughly enjoyable evening i.s promised b}' the Orphans.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Evening Star, Issue 15656, 21 November 1914

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Evening Star, Issue 15656, 21 November 1914

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