THE TURKS ROUTED. PETROGRAD, November 24. Official: The Russian advance parties defeated a column of the enemy in the direction of Erzeroum, capturing caissonand an ammunition tiain. We also defeated the Turks in the region of Khauessur, on the heights of Azerbaijan, and likewise in tue hills near Oilman, where wo captured a park of a, tlUerv. Later. Official; Wo overthrew the Turks along the whole front of the Erzeroum district. ’lho Turks fled precipitately, and we pursued them vigorously. THE “HOLY WAR” FALLS VERY FLAT. LONDON, November 24. Tho Sultan’s proclamation of the Jehad, or holv war, has fallen flat in Central Asia Minor. The Turkish reservists at Aleppo declined to go noith. to fight the Russians. ON THE PERSIAN GULF. TURKS EVACUATE BASRA. LONDON, November 24. The Press Bureau reports that the Turkish foice at Basra evacuated the town, leaving guns and rifles, lha Europeans were found sale. ... , , The Arab soldiery recently mobilised by the Turks were left behind. Many qt them had discarded their aims and uniforms and resumed civil dress, being dissatisfied with tiie manner in which they were treated by the Turks.
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IN TRANSCAUCASIA., Evening Star, Issue 15660, 26 November 1914
IN TRANSCAUCASIA. Evening Star, Issue 15660, 26 November 1914
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