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GOOD NEWS FROM POLAND.

GERMANS ON THE RUN AFTER LONG-DRAWN BATTLE ON PLOCK-LODZ FRONT. GERMAN PREPARATIONS » FOR ATTACK ON BRITAIN. ZEPPELINS THEIR SHEET ANCHOR. Press Atiothflion—By Telegraph—Copyright.

THE BATTLE IN POLAND. DECISIVE RESULT REPORTED. HIN DEN BURG DEFLATED. RUSSIANS lx PURSUIT. PARTS. November 24. (Received November 25, at 8.50 a.m.) ' * Le Matin’s’ Petrograd correspondent reports that, after repulsing a counterattack on- the Pluck-Lenczyca line, the Russians gained a brilliant and decisive victory.- Tho Germans are . fleeing toward ‘ the Prussian frontiers, with the Russians closely pursuing. THE WESTERN THEATRE. PRACTICALLY*”NO CHANGE. PARIS. November 24. (Received November 25, at 3.50 a.m.) A communique states ; " The situation generally is unchanged. The enemy keep up an intermittent cannonade on most of tho front, but it is less lively than yesterday. "Wo repulsed some infantry attacks, which were particularly violent in the Argonno. where we gained ground in the region of Tonr-dc-Paris. A thick mist hampered operations between the Argonno ami lh(> Vosges Mountains.” ENEMY’S DISPOSITIONS. MOVEMENT OF TROOPS. YOUNG BLOOD FOR FLANDERS. GUNS FROM ESSEN GOING TO RUSSIAN FRONT. AMSTERDAM. November 24. (Received November 25. at 8.20 a.m.) The plain in West Flanders is still snowbound, and there arc heavy frosts. The extensive exchange of German troops continues. The 1915 class of recruits arc coining to Flanders, and the old m-o arc going to the eastern theatre. Two 42cm howitzers passed Cologne bound for (takiewz. 55 small gnus for Konigshcrg, and 20 held pieces for the Austrians in Galicia. The Gormans now estimate that t Imy have suffered 200,000 casualties in the battle of the Yseu. ON THF- COASTLINE. AMSTERDAM. November 24. (Received November 23, at 3.50 a.m.) Tin- ' Telegraaf ’ reports that light nrim'd boats 'have reached the shallow waters on the Flemish coast. [The cable omits to state to what Power the bouts belong. Presumably they are German boats.] THE GERMAN PEOPLE. AN UNPOPULAR WAR. RUT A FIGHT TO A FINISH. FEVERISH PREPARATIONS FOR INVASION OF ENGLAND. (London ’Times’ ami Sydney ‘Sim’ Services.) LONDON, November 24. A ‘ Timor. ’ correspondent with an intimate knowledge of Germany writes that the Germans arc preparing for a long war. ft is hardly possible to starve them out. They may inn mil of wheat and eggs, Iml there is an abundance of oth-r food. it is certain that the war is unpopular with the people as a whole. 'lhe newspapers know Hus. imt do not dare to tell the truth for fear of being suppressed. A religious wave has swept the country since t!«e- outbreak of the war. H is pitiable to bear the quid sobbing of the women in the churches and sec their black dresses. He never witnessed a more touching service limn at. Cologne I’athedral The priest happened io mention the destruction of Rlieims ( athedral. and heartrending sobs shuddered through the worshippers. All the factories arc working at high piv.'snrc. producing war material. The great shipyards arc now working night and ilav. ‘ Visitors spending a night at Kiel caii hardly sleep owing to the noise of the workshops. The general cry is: “ I’niid warships and Zepnelines." The people arc aware t Fin t England easily o-.ildi? lanees them in in warships, and they are pinring their hope* in Zeppelins. They realise that an attach- on F.ngiuni would he a risky business, but Germany is certain to attempt iL .Great masses of limber are being transported from Suvalki (Roland) to Belgium. The writer was told that il was meant fur making rafts to transport a big German army across tho English Channel, GO PR FIR FOR KRURR’S DETAINED 1 BY ITALY. ROME. November 24. (Received November 25. at 3.50 a.m.) Five freight cars recently loaded at Genoa with copper for Essen have been detained at the Italian frontier. HIGHLANDERS AND GURKHAS. - A GREAT COMBINATION. AGAIN WORKS WELL. LONDON. November 24. (Received November 25. at 8.20. a.m.l During a charge in Belgium soino Highlanders ‘encountered entrenchments protected with -barbed wire entanglements when they were advancing under a heavy tire. The check was apparently fatal. The. Gurkhas. however. wriggled through the wire, kukris in hand, and disappeared in the trenches shouting their battle vries. After much tumult and carnage the Germans lied into their own entanglements. A few were taken alive, nil of them paralysed with terror. THE PRUSSIAN GUARDS. WHAT TROOPS THEY MET, LONDON. November 24. i Received November 26, at 8.59 a.m.) The honor of smashing the Pnienian Guards was fairly divided thiough the United Kingdom. The , victors included lire Irish Guards, .the-. Black W^lch/Mli-S;;

Kings Liverpool Rifles, the Northamptonshire. Oxford, and Bucks Light Infantry, tho London Scottish, and the limiskilling Fusiliers. HARRYING THE UHLAN'S. PETROL VERSUS HORSE. (London "Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Service l ?.) LONDON, November 3'4, A district ciuse to the British trenrlic.s in a part of Belgium was overrun by parties of Uhlans. A naval aviator collected a few English armor-plated motor tais. which followed his aeroplane round the country. __ When tho aviator spotted a parly of Uhlans ho signalled, and the car.eneirelod them, attacked them on all shies, and jolted them with maxim guns. The district was cleared of them in a fortnight. ALL VERY SPECTACULAR. BOGUS NIGHT ATTACKS. (London 'Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) LONDON. November 24. An English olliccr states: “Night, and day the Germans pretend to make attacks. Those at night are particularly spectacular. They begin with .shell-tiro, and then liauie-sholl. They have a. paiaclinic tlare which light.- up everything. This L followed by rapid lining. Thou wild U'leering, lastly nothing. Having cheered they imagine they have done the job. and apparently sit down. “ H's all very frightening at Him, and the Indian troops did not, know whether they were standing on their heads or their heels. However, they rapidly tumbled to these l trick's. Turning to their officers they would r-av; Sahib, why didn’t you teach us these things?'" ANOTHER CATHEDRAL GONE. ~ PARIS, November 24. 'Received November 25. at 8.20 a.m.) Gi-unac gun lire ha-- destroyed ihc cathedral at Ypvcs. RIVER WARFARE. AUSTRIAN MONITOR MINED BY SERVIAN SOLDIERS, NISH, November 24, (Received -November 20, at 8.20 a.m.) Five Austrian monitors have boon in Lie habit m shelling the Servian liviiciics on the banks of the Save. The Servian sii.’li.s u Inch tell on the monitors were incapable ol doing any damage. F.ighl Seiviun soldiers therefore volunleered to lay a mine. They boarded a Hat-bottomed lishing boat, and in the d.irknesi, ctraped the notice ol iln- Austrian snipers on the opposite Link. Hating taken their mine In the monitor.-.' t!mv let timed. The leading Austrian vessel exploded and sank. FRENCH IN MOROCCO. BERBER ATTACK REPULSED. PARIS. November 21. (Received November 25. .n 8.20 a.m.) General Lyaniey reports Dial an over whelming force of Berbers mar- Khenilom. in Morocco, attacked a French column on Xov/MnlK'v 11. Aft.-r violent lighting all the day French icin'oM.cmcnts extricated tile column. Several ollicers and 100 European .soldier- were killed. The enemy's' Josser, were heavy. I hc column drove the main Rctircr /,,r. to the mountains on Novomimi 19. and the silual ion Mas restored. SUEZ CANA I. DETENT E. BRITISH WERE SURPRISED. CAIRO. November 21. ißeceived N ivcinher 25, at 8.30 a.m.) Captain (’hope’: Bikanir came! loie-' was d'.vc.vcd by me enemy's came! wp.-; using the British ting. ‘Captain ( hone was suddenly attacked by 300 intumry '-n both Hanks. HOW NOT' J{l GET’ VOLUNTEERS. M EI.LOI R-NK. Novcmb.'r 25. ißeceived November 25. qt 9.45 a.m.) Mr Fisher lias roundly condemned ihc alleged nclioo of a. certain bank Bn in sis! big tl.ai. one of il.s officers. u'ho Fad joined the Expeditionary Force. mtiM resign his position, I Inis pievcnt.iig others from volunteering, THF SEIZURE of Mil FAT'. V fCTORI A S FROBABLE SH ORTAG E. MF. 1.19 il. I! NE, November 25. (Received Npvein'hei 25. at 9.45 a.tn.i A coni.neiicc of the stale Premiers rill fleet ill Melbourne to coll shier Mi- Hoi iiianV, ul.cat -ci/.u.v proposals. A drpul.-u im. from the M liiov. n ‘rs' .As soeig.t’oll ink rmed the Minister ~f ('u>. Toms (Mr Tudor) that AT,, toiia'.s shortage is likely to (each 11) niilbon Fmslmls. They asked if Die duty w-erc likoly u> he Mi.*.ftemE'd. so that they could arrange to obtain supplies clsawhcic. Mr Tudor promised to .icier the quc.-i i.,u of tho suspension of duties to (he Cahinei ON THE PERSIAN CULF. Bltl IT Ml IN BASRAH. LONDON. N<o-nd.,n- 21. (Received Novendjm- 23. at 12.5 p.m.) Official Gc.nral Bairc.t icp.ats th.n (lie Union Jaik has been noisled at. Has. rah, and wa- aeoLiiined hy the iiihah' tants. British m -ivluoits in lie- limn itiimale that i lie Turkish wounded brought to Basrah after life action on Novcmlv.n 17 numbered 3.000 [Basrah stands on tin- Shall-elAiab. iirdwav between the junction of ihc Tigris and FTit'hiatrt- ami the --a.i

“NO CLAIM ON US.” A MOHAMMEDAN ON TURKEY. ALL INDIA READY. , CAIRO, November 24. (Received November 25., at 12.55 p.m.) Maharajah Idar, who is proceeding to the front,, said in the course of an interview ; “ If the. Emperor of. India requires an army as largo as the Russian army, India is able and willing to supply it. Mohammedans are not concerned in Turkey's action. She has no claim to represent. Mohammedanism. She is only a football coerced and driven by Germany. “ All India would be proud to fight for the Empire.” NEEDED AT HOME. AMSTERDAM. November 24 (Received November 25, at 12 55 p.m.) The Rotterdam ‘ Cnnrant ’ states that all Austrian troops have left Helgium. SIEOE OK FRZEMVSL. GARRISON’S RUSE KAILS. PETROGRAD, November 24. (Received November 25, at 12.55 p.m.) The Austrians recently withdrew from the outer forts round Przomysl. The Russians, suspecting a ruse, drove some cattle towards the forts. 'The cattle wort blown to bits by treading on mines. TOOK IT ’TO HEAR T. LONDON. November 24. (Received November 25. at 12.55 p.m.) Lord Ernest Hamilton's son Guy com milted suicide because ill-liealtb prevented him from serving in the N’r.vy. LAVA LIVY FROM OVERSEAS GOING TO 'THE FRONT. LONDON. November 24. •.Received November 25. at- 12.50 p.m.) King Edward's nurse are encamped, and arc expecting shoitly to proceed to the Continent. | King Edwaid's Horse romp: isc.s troopeio di'awn from ihe Overseas Dominions.] THAT LI,OOO REWARD. LONDON. November 21 (Received November 25, at 12.15 p.m.) 'The Kaiser’s offer of 1)1,000 reward is for the capture, dear! or alive, of Captain Samson, whos" air latds, in destroying railway lines and dropping bombs on Gorman troops in Rclgium, nave been exceptionally eutvesofiii. |Captain Samson was one <n the lii-sl, if not flic first, to demolish ate practically the possibilities of the livdioplane.j

i r\i)i:i! A FAI.SK FLAG, j Mult K A !>Ol I TIIK K.M DFX. ; I I.UNDUN. November 24. i 1 (Rivvii N'ovemhiM - 25. at 12.30 p.m.) I.icutenam. llwr. of th<- .Markomannia, \ | who is interned at- Kuaiainmpur, states ■ ■ i hat tin' KnuKn loft Kiao-ehau dieguted ; i as a TU’ili-Ji vessel and Hying the White Kn- ■ sign. Her nw lined ill, d cl; and gave ■ i| tr e-.. Ungludi cheer- \x ium paasinj: 'he; ■ ! Japamw warship l *. Tin* la It it dipped : ' | iheir cn-ign- ill acknowledgment.. Tim i Knif'en'*- m’.i.Vi ; ss in tin' Ray ot Bengal was i due to link in tapping xv irele-s mew-ages. I.mutenanl Move - is <4 opinion ihat ; Ilei mam - mbsed inn opportunity mi '"’a j hx, cooping lie; llset up in Wilhclmsbaven. | PATRIOTIC MEETING AT I , 1 PALMERSTON. | 1 Tim last of Ibe series of country j pat riolic meetings organised by the ! Otago Patriotic ami Welfare Associa-1 lion loel; place at the Town Hail. ■ 1 Palmerston, last evening, and was well j ! al l ended. tin.* large hniluing being quite j : full. The purpose of the meeting was j |td raise ’none.- for the liritish and j ’ i He.lghui relief fund. One farmer tele-! )gn;pj/od that eireum.slanee.s liacl arisen ' which made it impossible for hint to ’attend, and be forwarded ihe very 'handsome donation of £SO. dim lew ; farmers who were present also gave ; extremely generously, and it was de- | eided at the meeting to form a .small j committee to eanvn.ss the district and ! to appeal to oilier iarmer.s in the di.sItriH. The townspeople al the meeting cuntribnted very liberally, according to ■ j their eiretimstaneey, with the result I that tlm total amount, either promised jor banded in, was i'lM los 3d. As to : the musical portion of the proceedings. ' it was admitted on all sales that no i liner entertainment bad ever been held !in tlie Town Hall, and every item v. as ! x oeiferously encored. It. was ’also | generally aekuoxx iedgecl that, the Rev. j Ali- dray's speech was a masterpiece, j lie marshalled Ids tarts and presented ; Ids appeal on behalf of the pom - in ■ lielginm and Great Britain in such a ; way that everyone must have felt a I desire to do everything possible to as- | si.st those in distress, even to Hie exi tent of sacrifice. Paym-nt of all the j written promises handed in at the ; meeting should lie made to .Mr W. lb : Gallaway, roxvn clerk, Palmerston, j PATRIOTIC AND RECRUITING MEETING. A public meeting will be held in the Garrison Hal! •'to-morroxx - evening. Tim admission to the meeting is free. The public eau rely on hearing some excellent. speeches, and a line xocal and ■ instrumental programme has aNo liven ! arranged. This meeting promises to he one of the most enthusiastic yet held in eoimretimi with rhe pr\=eiit great crisis, and the newly-formed Rccrniling I Commit lee have already taken steps to I irinove several obstacles that were. Islanding in the way of young men' I coining fnrxvard. and have every reason to anticipate That their efforts in this ; direction a ill 1m ? necessl nl. Otago has ,at all limes xisen to the occasion, j and slm will not- now be found xvant- ! big. More iricii are required for llui front, and Otago’s sons will hear j the call and shoulder their responsibiliI ties. Of tlipA e have no fear. It has I been arranged to reserve seats for parcels of those who have already 1 nilnnteoicd. Tickets for these seats can he obtained on application at. Mr| K. S. Wihon’s iifTiee. I''impir(’ Buildings. TRANSIT OF GOODS. j Tin* honorary secretary of the Otago 1 Piutiotie Committee has been advised i by the rmlcr-Secrctary (Mr Hislop)| that he xi ill advise the committee at an ; early date as to the placing of tlm • nniicdiii portion ol goods on board i troopship* before they leave Port Ginil-: liters. Owing to the (ptae.iity offering ■ 1 I lii'oxiglioni. Ncxx Zealand it is question- , I aid' xvhethcr more thati a portion can, j be accepted for carriage by troopships. j i M i.SGKLLAX FOGS. j ' 'fhc St. Kilda Gnuiuil pa.--cd the follow- { I iug re -oli j t ion at their meeting lag even- | I in** : ■ " That this cmnicil convex to Me j Donovan, Richard-on drod. (heir sincere-l ■ i -empathy with bn and be, family on the j ■ -ad loss they have -n-.lr.innl by the deatli I i of Private D. \V. Donovan, who xva- killed | j in tile battle of the ANne while nobly light.- j ; mg for his country." | ! At l.i-t nigl'.t's -C'-imi of the Prc-hy- | | teri:; ix (Icxicra! Ar-.enxfdy Dr t'ibb moved | and Dr Krwiu seconded a patriotic resolu- i ! (ion. xvhich xva- carried xvith enlimsiasm. j ! tlm lion-c xtanding and -hiring (he Na- i i tiomxl Anthem. I I The simi of 1121,000 hn- been coni ribnted j j to the Acting Oon-.nl's fund at Auckland ( ! for the relief of lielgian- - . r.nd money i- j | -till pouring in. In addition, clgthlng ; j vahiexi at over £201,00 hs- lieen givtn.and : j a great quantity of valnahlf article-, which ' j will ho -old by auction at the .Metropolitan 1 I Show. \\V have rc'-cived from Holy iiiiiocenfi-'; Sunday School. I.»■ ill l Valley. 12? for the ; Belgian tend.

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GOOD NEWS FROM POLAND., Evening Star, Issue 15659, 25 November 1914

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