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THE FALKLANDS FIGHT.

JACK TAR'S DELIGHT. TOASI'S 'IUK KN'l-.MV fop. giving battle. P.UEN'OS AVRES, December 27. -Received December 23. at 8.7j5 a.m.) Tin-. German vessels in tli- Edl-land Islands engagement opened l ir.- .it. such a long jaiif/e' thai, tin: Britirh crews were allowed "Id linish tbi.ii' breakfast before beginning a«t i< .11. They could scarcely he i,.du, ;-d t.> remain below, so eager \\ ri •• they for the light. T'uey toasted tin: German' I'm- giving them such a. chance, though onlv tea was available to dliuk ike toast. Tin- Schaniiior.-t's firing is <b .- ri'o.'-l as magniueeni. After effecting the de--i ruction of the waid roinn of one- of the Brilish vessels, .mr. Bin -hell .-tin. 1; the d.M-k and skated tin- whole J. - -»-_r 1! 1 of th" vc.-5... and esnlnded humdessly. The Rril.i-h battleship.-. 0:1 .."-Ming Ihe ,-lear run-, l-.u.d their .-h-.ls •■„ the enemy'.., decks, destroying the gnus and dr.. hunting t mi- crews. Admiral Stin-d.■<■•.- repeated s;..'nals dr mnndin" tin- Germans' surrender were unheeded." Ahoitt 1 0U Germans weie .-a.vd. ■['!,,. captain ni tin- <: ni-i.-i-ir;i n v. a- among tin- mounded. •JAVO HIGH COMMI.--HOXERS' YIHT fo"~EGYPT. SVDXEY. IJ.-' vi.il)- i- 23. •R.-.■-.-ivi-d Dc-ember 23. at 9.5 a.m.:

\dvi.-s have been p.. eived that Sir (Jeorge Re id and (he Hon. 'J'. Ma. k-u /.<• have arrived i:i Egypt. THE ALIEN TRoCP.LE. SYDXEY. Decembei 20. ■Rcci iv.-d De.-.-mber 28. at i).o a.m.' The emoloyee.- in the Eleitrolylic and Rclining Company at Port Kenihla, have notilied that lle-y'will strike if th- services of t'nr. c Oerman euq.l.e.-e. .-. are r.-taitn-d.

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THE FALKLANDS FIGHT., Issue 15686, 28 December 1914

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THE FALKLANDS FIGHT. Issue 15686, 28 December 1914

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