ARTILLERY DUEL FRESHENS.
ENEMY PROVE INFERIOR.
THEIR BIG GUNS SILENT.
PARIS, November 29.
(Received November 30, at 10.25 a.m.) A communique states : Tho enemy’s cannonade is more active, but they are using little heavy artillery. Consequently the artillery duel results everywhere to our advantage. Our infantry captured various points d’appui both north and south of Ypres. Three German regiments made an attack north of Arras, but completely failed. We appreciably progressed at Fay, between the river Somme and Chaulnos. Our shells destroyed a gun emplacement, also a machine gun detachment, and caused the explosion ot a battery between Vailly and Berry-au-Bac. We repulsed three attempts to recapture ground at Bandesapt, in the Vosges. THE ROAD TO CALAIS. NEW ROUTE SOUGHT. CONCENTRATION AT ARRAS. PARIS, November 29. (Received November 50, at 9 a.m.) It ia stated that 700,000 Germans are in the vicinity of Arras, preparing to break through.
FOR FLOODED TERRAIN
AMSTERDAM, November 29. (Received November 30, at 9 a.m.) Fresh bodies of German,, marines have traversed Bruges going towards the Yser.
VON DER GOLTZ
TRANSFERRED TO TURKEY
AMSTERDAM, November 29. (Received November 50, at 9 a.m.)
General Von Bissiog has succeeded General Von der Goltz as Governor-General of Belgium. The latter is now attached to the Sultan’s forces and tho Turkish headquarters.
KING ALBERT’S DEVOTION
LORD KITCHENER’S TRIBUTE.
BRITISH TROOPS REFITTED
(London * Times ’ and Sydney ' Sun ’ Services.)
LONDON, November 29,
Lord Kitchener, in the course of a statement in the House of Lords, said that throughout the whole war the Belgians had been led in the hold by their King, who. though hard pressed, never left, and never intended' to leave, Belgian territory.
Lord Kitchener added that the British troops at the front had been refitted, and were in the best of spirits, and confident of success under their leader.
A WORLD'S WAR.
DEMANDS MISSIONARY EFFORT,
(London ‘ Times ’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.)
LONDON, November 29.
Twenty-eight Influential laymen, representing various churches, have issued an open letter urging the churches to rally to the missionary societies. At a time of a world’s war (says the appeal) there Is a paramount necessity for Christians to extend and establish a world-wide kingdom of God, which is the only sure foundation for peace. GERMAN STRAITS FOR MONEY AND MATERIAL. PARIS, November 29. (Received November 30, at 9.20 a.m.) A German officer informed a French manufacturer whose factory ho had denuded that he was on a special mission to seize copper, lead, leather, and other materials, also to get money by, all possible means. The officer commandeered a large quantity of valuable old furniture, which was sold at auction in Germany.
(London 1 Times ’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.)
LONDON, November 29. The Turin newspaper ‘ Stampa ’ declares that 18 super-Zeppelins are ready to participate in’ an attack on Britain in the spring. Each is armed with machineguns and 50 bombs.
SERIOUS SHORTAGE OF HORSES.
(Loudon ’Times’ and Sydney ’Sun’ Services.)
LONDON, November 29.
L’Echo de Paris’ declares that, owing to inability to secure horses, the German cavalry is ceasing to exist.
ACCUSED OF ESPIONAGE
IN BRITAIN’S INTERESTS.
AMSTERDAM, November 29. (Received November 30, at 9 a.m.) Many Dutch travellers in Germany have been arrested on suspicion of being British spies. The Germans declare that a British spy office has been established at Rotterdam.
SPIES IN ENGLAND
THE GOVERNMENT’S VIGILANCE.
(London ’Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.)
LONDON, November 29. In tho House of Commons Lord Charles Beresford urged greater vigilance to cope with spies. The Home Secretary (Mr MKenna) stated that since August in tho metropolitan area 120,000 suspicious cases had been investigated, 6,000 houses ransacked, and 342 persons interne^. CAPTURED OFFICERS. INDULGENT” BRITAIN. (London ' Times ’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) LONDON, November 29. • In the House of Commons the Undersecretary for War (Mr Tennant) said the War Office, having learned that captured British officers in Germany were nob receiving tho pay to which they were entitled under Tne Hague Convention, had decided to give German officers in Britain only.' half-pay..
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