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WAR LEVIES

OX BELCIQI AX I* FKAXCE. GREAT SFFFERIXG INFLICTED. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney 'Sun' Services.) LONDON. January 8. A war n.\ of 12,000.0-0 francs lias been imposed on t oKrtrai i;the j-:i Belgium!. and d ,GOO ,'.;00 ha:i<-< ■ >:■■■ d-nnandeci instantly. Thy diueHj'.?! t b- empty, ami *■*!>• its y. VV" iV-Wtti' irts. :■■■•'.• wool to the value ul hO.OOIJ.OIui francs nave been seized. The Germans have prohibited the bakeries workday at night m order to pi«fresh bread being supplied in the morning, expecting to reduce the consumption. PARIS. January 10. Tin.- German,-! have mulcted Valeucican.es (Northern France, Soiitu r>f Monst in a hue of 2,000,000 francs as a protest against soaie people being found in possession of copies of a song entitled ‘ William’s Will,’ and they imposed a fine of 1,000,000 francs because requisitioned flour wag not forthcoming. The whole _ population, including the poorest, combined to raise the fines in order to prevent the threatened execution of the Mayor. EARLIER ATROCITIES. PARIS, January 10. According to a French official report on German atrocities in France the participators in the pillage at Chateau Baye included not the Crown Prince but his brotheivfn-law, the Duke ( of Brunswick, i The report mentions eight generals and noblemen permitting massacres and -van- ■ dali-m. GERMANISING- BELGIUM. LIEGE REFOMTFIED. (London- ‘Times ’ and Sydney ‘-Sun’ Sersefea.) L ONIIO X, January 8, Tha Dutch Press dec crib s the invaders’ efforts to Germanise Liege. Everything Flemish is exmunged, and scenes showing German soldiers providing Belgian children with food are published in neutral countries. The forts have been restored and connected by gigantic trenches with barbedwiJe entanglements. .. t ,

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WAR LEVIES, Evening Star, Issue 15697, 11 January 1915

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WAR LEVIES Evening Star, Issue 15697, 11 January 1915

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