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IN SERVIA.

AUSTRIAN* ATROCITIES. PARIS, November 22. Professor Reiss, of tho Lausanne University. has concluded an inquiry into alleged Austrian atrocities in Servia. He states that the Austrians massacred 4.000 unarmed peasants in the Shabate district, including -women. The majority were taken ao hostages, but as it was impossible to eend them to Austria immediately they were hanged or shot, Tho Austrians forced 100 hostages at Leichnitza to dig their own craves. Though many were only wounded, tho firing party immediately filled in the graves, burying many people alive. Professor Reiss visited other Tillages, where 1,148 civilians were killed and 2,280 disappeared. The Vienna Frees Justify the massacre®, stating that the Servian population have always been revolting. BELGIAN’ ATROCITIES, LONDON, November 21. The Press Bureau has issued the third report of the Belgian Commassion. It states that no other town has seen so many scene* of atrocity and cruelty as Andeone. Three hundred men were masaacred in the presence of their wives and children, and 300 houses were burned. At Andenne and Seillea women were ordered to gather up the bodies and wash the blood from tho street* and houses. Germany has appointed nine military _ for tho Belgian jßroyjnces. /

TREATMENT OF ALIENS. VENICE, November 21. An_ official statement has been issued in Vienna that, owing to the wretched position of Austro-Hungarians in England and clee where, the treatment of alien enemies in Vienna will be much more severe, particularly the 500 British. AMSTERDAM, November 21. The * Norddoutscho Allgemeine Zeitnng' protests against tho Gorman newspapers demanding tho death of M. Delcasse's son and others unless the treatment of Germans abroad is ameliorated. It adds that war is waged bv Governments and not by individuals. The Christian law of love to enemies still exists.

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IN SERVIA., Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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IN SERVIA. Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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