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There are reports that the movements of the enemy in Flanders are largely in the nature of " Muff." Suicide among the German troops Is said to be on the increase.

The King has returned to England from the front.

The representative of the American ' Christian World,' who Is back from Belgium, says that his Journey through that country was like passing through a huge cemetery.

Germany is said to have transferred nine army. corps to the eastern frontier.

At Toronto, the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Bordsn, said that if necessary the Dominions would send 300,000 mere men to Europe. Canada would see the war through, and fight till the last man. DR ANGUS M'NAB. BELIEVED TO BE ALIVE. NAPIER, December 7. Dr M'Nab has received a cable from his brother Alexander, who lives at Edinburgh, statins; that the officers of the London Scottish doubt the reliability of the statement made by Sergeant Lowe that ho had Been Surgeon-captain M'Nab's body. They believe he was wounded and for "the Belgians, and the executive of the DUNEDIN WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION. The Dunedin Women's Association acknowledge a donation of 5s for cardigan jackets from Miss Knox. The Dunedin letter-carriers have forwarded £1 14s 6d for tho Belgians, an dthe executive of the Girls' Peace Scouts have sent a chequo for £4 As for the purpose of providing comforts for the troops who are to leave Wellington this month. BELGIAN CARNIVAL. Elaborate arrangements are being made for the carrying out of the attractive Belgian Carnival programme at Port Chalmers on Thursday afternoon and evening. Tho Recreation Ground at Mussel Bay is being put ready for the unusual event and a big attendance of the public is to' be catered for. The main polling booth for the Chalmers electorate is situated near the grounds, and many people from the surrounding disLricts are likely to record their votes at the main booth, in order to visit the great carnival. The grounds are to be brilliantly illuminated at night time, and the results of the_ polling will be displayed from one of the booths. A procession through tho streets will precede the opening ot the carnival, but the feature of the day will undoubtedly bo tha crowning of the Queen of tho Carnival. There are four young ladies aspiring for the distinction of being crowned queen, and the followers of these aspirants are working hard to secure the ascendancy of the respective young ladies. Each candidate for royal distinction has her color, and these colors are flown from the band rotunda every day, the red, blue, green, and yellow flags showing which prospective queen is leading. In order to assure the success of the carnival the Mayor of Port Chalmers is asking that all shops and works be closed on carnival day.


A collection for the Belgian relief fund was taken up at both services in the Rosljn Presbyterian Church yesterday, the amount realised being £3o lis. A corlection was also made at the .Sunday school, the children contributing £3 15s 9d to the samo fund.

A Wellington message states that the men who are at present encamped at Trentham will be paraded at Newtown Park next Saturday afternoon, when, the. public will liave an opportunity of seeing them. , \ house-to-house canvas and street collection at Napier on Saturday, together with an open-air fair on the Marino Parade in the evening, resulted in over £oW being collected for the relief of the distressed Belgians.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE, Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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