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CRACOW.

GERMANS REINFORCB GARRISON. PARIS, November 30. 'Le Matin* states that it is understood that 30,000 troops from Breslau have been sent to Otmoow.

IN THE CARFATHLVNS. PETROGRAD. November 30. Official t The Russians Lave captured, several Austrian positions in the Carpathian Passes, capturing quick-firers and numerous prisoners. KAISER AND CHANCELLOR. (London "Times' and Sydney 'Sun' Services.) LONDON, November 30. Tho Kaiser, in a birthday telegram to Herr Yon Bothmann Hollweg, said: "Luck is necessary to pilot the ehip of State through theeo stormy tames, provided she employs men who fight steadily. Among these you occupy first place." MORE CONTRABAND. LONDON, December 1. Tho British Government have prohibited the export of linseed oil to Holland, owing to the belief that it is finding its way to Germany for the extraction of glycerine. THE GOEBEN. UNDER~REPAIR. (London 'Times' and Sydney 'Sun'Servioes.) NEW YORK, November 30. The ' New 1 ork Herald' learns that the Gcoben is lying opposite Serapia, in tho Bosphorus. Russian shells seriously damaged her engines. Hundreds of workmen aro effecting repairs. MINES AT SEA. NEAR NEW YORK HARBOR. MARINERS ALLEGATION. NEW YORK, November 30. Captain Davies, of the steamor Ktonian. reports the discovery of contact mines off Fire Islands, directly in tho track of Transatlantic shipping. [Fire Islands ho off Long Island, within about 50 miles of the entrance to New York Harbor.] IN THE NORTH SEA. LONDON, December 1. The Danish steamer 6truck a mine in the Nortji Sea and sank. Seven of her crew are missing. THE EMDEN. THE RAID "ON PENANG. ZEMTCHUG CAUGHT HELPLESS. SYDNEY, December 1. Captain PaTarnor, of the steamer Nig - riatan, from Penang (Straits Settlement*!, states that the Emden did not fly the Japanese flag when she raided t Penang Harbor. Shu" entered before daylight, and did not fly a flag. She was thought to be the cruiser Yarmouth until she steamed close to tho Rus. sian cruiser Zemtchug and opened fire, sinking her within half an hour. The Zemtchug fired several shote while settling, but these went wide, two striking separate vessels and injuring the engineer of one. Over 200 of the Zemtchug's crew were saved by the boats of various vessels. The Emden flew the German flag when leaving. The French destroyer Mousquet was sunk in a gallant attempt to disable the Emden as she was departing. Twenty of the Mousquet's crew were saved, mostly by the Emden, which subsequently held up a British steamer and placed them aboard. At the time of the raid the Nitiaristan was lying near the Zemtchug waiting to ccal her. The Zemtchug was boilex-c.lean-ing, and was caught unawares. Most of the crew wera asleep. She had an officer and 88 men killed, and three officers and 12C men wounded. LOOKING AHEAD. MORE GUN FOUNDATIONS. A QUEBEC DISCOYERY. (London ' Times' and Sydney ' Sun' Services.) LONDON, November 30. Tho Canadian authorities discovered concrete foundations on tho isle of Orleans commanding the defences of Quebec. They were bailt by Germans in 1912. The authorities demolished them.

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CRACOW., Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

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CRACOW. Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

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