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GERMAN AIRMEN SEEK TO CROSS CHANNEL. TU’T ITT HACK. WEATHER TOO RAIL LONDON. January 11. i flpr'pi vcd January 1,1, a* 9. ,0 .i.ui.) j A Zeppelin ami thro<> aeroplanes flew i nvi'r Calais mi Saturday luyht- in the , direction uf ITver. ■Sixteen < lerman aeroplanes won l over! tin 1, Channel on Sunday, travelling t/ow.nd.-. ; Kuzin rid, hut the weather compelled them i to return. A FALSE ALARM. j LONDON, January 11. j .'Re, eived .January 12, at d.-lo a.m.) ; Special const a! ilea in several London | suburbs were called out when news was , of aeroplanes coming IMPROVED WHAT HER. BRINGS OCT THK ELY ELS. | VARY i NT! HORTEN KS. ; BARIS. da,mary 11, | iltieived January 12. at 11.ho ; a' Erencli aviator brought- down a (let- j mail Tan be al Amiens, both pilot ami I observer being killed. j A Utrmim aviator dropped a bomb on Aiaio-ies llainc.s, near Dunkirk, killing' live civilians, AMSTKR HAM. January 11. 'l'he petrol lank ot their aeronlan-' hell: „ r struelv by a bullet, forovl a French aviator and a Helziaii ofi'ner u> descend at /.eeiirnyae. They were captured. NEARING OSTEND. lIEI’ORTMI> ALLIED ADVAM E. (J KRAI A N UV i LIA N S LKAV K. LON D UN. January 11. ■ Received January 12. at 9.15 win.; ! The Amsterdam ‘ Telegraaf ' reports) that the nearest allied forces are imw v. it hin nine, miles of lis'-end . and ( •crman civilians are leaving the town. THK CENTRE. MORE r RENTE SET T>SET PARIS, January 11. i Received January 12. at. 9.15 A eonminiianio states ; After violent fighting wo sec/cd a. t-rench near I.a. Hoi- , telle and repulsed a. counter-attack north- ! east of Soissnns. '.('lieu we canned two I trenches, ensuring complete possession of ! the spur on which the enemy wore situ- | ated. To repulsed counter-attacks north | of Perth'-s and captured more trenches. ■ German effort.s to retake the redoubt- ; north of Bcansejour failed, with heavy losses. Each attack teas made with two battalions. LERI.IN'S ACCOENT. AMSTERDAM. January 11, i ißeceived) January 12, at 11.9,5 a..m.) j A German communique slates ■, .1 he. attack on La BoiscJie failed. The EiOJich : occupied a small portion of our foremost, trenches north of Soissnns, but. further efforts on their part, failed. \\ e recap- , Hired a trench .at Perthes. | IN THE VOSGES. French: ese skis. (London 'Times’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) j LONDON. January 11. French (■hasseurs and the Alpine Corps went into action at Orbey on skis. They careered over the snow-clad hillsides arid bayoneted the defenders of a, German blockhouse, which they captured. KILLED IN ACTION. I FRENCH PREMIER'S SON. | (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) | LONDON, January 11. j M. Viviani’s youngest sou, a private, was killed when attacking the. German trenches. FRENCH; CONFIDENCE j IN ri.TIMATK OUTCOME. | PARTS, January 11. (Received January 12, at 9.15 a.m.) Thu .French Government are arranging for selected artists to visit the front and make a series of precise drawings illustrating the history of tho war. NEW BELGIAN ARMY PREPARING FOR SPRING. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) LONDON, January 11, | A new army of Belgians, numerically ; equal to the original army, is training j in Normandy, and will shortly be ready j to take the field. TWO BRITISH OFFICERS CAPTURED AT LIEGE. COURT' MART 1 ALLIED BY GERMANS. AMSTERDAM, .January 11. The ‘Telograaf’ *t<ates that General Fife and Lieutenant Gillie, who wore with the Belgians at Liege, have been, imprisoned’ for life for assisting 550 Belgians. some to reach Holland and others to join the French army; also for mak- i Lug maps of the German position on the | Ale use. I) urine: the hearing' of the court martial General "Fife called 'the Kaiser a rascal. i

AUSTRIA'S DANCER. O ERA! A.N'T M {'ST H ELP TO CRUSH SKRVIA. r.oxunx, j nl uiary 11. (Received Jammy 12, at 9.5 ann.) i ,R reporter) i hat- Germany is planning i sslsl - Austria to crush the Serbs. It is : -/v'i Unit 100,000 Prussians and ■ A -\nr-tri;uis am to ho employed in : that can) pa :£n. ; Sfirh ;i rnovo 15 de<mnvl impp.rativo, in • ,'y f "' v 4,1 t'ravo situation in the Bah iv a ns. V ith. Rumania allegedly preparing • to assist the .Allies, the position of Ausi ! tna-Hungary is regarded as most critical i 1 j WINTER IN POLAND. : <: ERM ,\ X I,A NT) STI TIM SUFFER. i _ PETROGRAD. January 11. i ileecivod January 12, at 8.15 a.m. i i I In', Gorman attacks along the Bznra : Hirer are now half-hearted. badlv concerted. and laek impetuosity. I Ihe condition of the prisoners taken is i I'niahle. Many of the Landshirm are ; l|: >fitt"d to stand the rigor? of winter. ,am). henig frostbitten from exposin',.. | have add",! considerably to the Jis* ~f I < ioniian ineffective?. j p remarkable tha-w has set in. and most lot tin- are half fid! of molted | snow, BIT I FIX'S REPORT. AMSTERDAM', .-amn.rv 11. Thv'ivrd January 12. at 11.23 .i.m.i A ( iommiiniquo f.tiites ; We made sir'v progress m Poland west of the Vi?(u!a owner to had weather. vox ifi x dkxberg. MEANS TO TA K K WARSAW. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun ’ Serriewi.) I.XDOX. Jannarv 11. It is sported from Berlin linn. General : II mdciibnrg is assembling a million troop? .‘"r a derisive a; inrk on Warsaw. IMI >R KSSI(>NABI.K Fit A PI,KI X AND VFTFPAX GENERAL. (London 'Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) LOXDOX, January 11. 1 he Genian newspapers have asked the girK not to write any more IcUe.i?, of ad miration to General 11 indenbnrg. Tliev ■ prim nut that Ids campaign in Poland ! occupies all Ids time ;m<l thought. and he I has no leisure if- sunk the most lieantiful j liti i:>ry essays ot the rising generation. | Tie is uwr.o, that, the whole German people | regard iiim with love, gratitude, and cmiI lidrnrr. MUZZLING THE KAISER. GERMAN GENERALS COMB INK. SOME BKifl.lX GOSSIP. j LONDON. January 11. i (Rece/rcd January 12, at, 8.15 a.m.l The 'Daily Mai!' says- that a ncutrii, wim w:m rtinc.lamly in Berlin ami is now . in 'London, declare? that the (human | generals have definitely harm) the Kaiser • from mterferng with the strategy of the 'campaign. General 11 indenburg is de- ' scribed sr? the leader of the movement to muzzle the War Lord, and Ik; made the , Kaiser's non-inter-ferenre, a condition of his retaining command, in the eastern | ther,ire. The same authority stales that the Chancel lor, Herr Von Bethmann Holhreg, was acniscd of an unpardonahlc blunder in admitting in the Reichstag: thru, the invasion of Belgium vas a- violation of international law. Von K.luck's danger and t'no liasto of the, i march on Paris were attributed to the I Bavarian Grown Prince failing to arrive in j time rvit li his aunt. ! Von Mol ike was dismissed for allowing | the British nuval.s to escape from Antwerp. | AKVKAMiSIi GOMPAHKD WITH SEDAN. (London ‘ Times ’ and Sydney ’ Sun ’ Services.) j LONDON, January 11 I The Russian militaiy expert, considers ; the Turkish defeat, at -Sarykamisli overj shadows Von Moltke's overwhelming defeat -of the French at. Sedan in 1870. This is the first time in military history that two large armies have fought at an ahitnrio of 10.000 ft, in a, severe winter. BRAVE TURKISH GENERAL. FOUGHT TO THE LAST. PF.TROGRAD, January 11. {Received January 12, at 8.45 a.m.) A message from Tiflis mates, that [skhan Pa.rha. surrendered when only 500 men rc- , mained I A SEVENPENNY LOAF. CAUSES OF RISE. INS UFFICTE-N T TO NNAG E. STATE CARRYING TRADE URGED. LONDON, January 11. (Received January 12, at 8.55 a.m.) The price of bread has risen from sJ,cl to 7d a Dai. The rise is chiefly attributable to the increased freights as a result of the Government commandeering so main- vessels for transport work and to the enforced inactivity of all German shipping, i aggregating ;;ix million tone. I Inquiry has discredited the statement that the riso is due to speculation and the hoarding of foodstuffs. American freights have risen by £2 a ton ami River Plate freights by £1 to £5 since the war. The suggestion is being discussed that the Government should commandeer all merchant shipping, as was done in respect to railways.

* Thn Times’ says that there is plenty of food, but prices depend on the fact that there are iWer eov.ntries supplying foodstuffs than formerly, ft points out that, but for Britain’s command of the sea., the loaf might have been as Ju 1801. A HARD WINTER. 'LONDON'. January 11. Since the war started there have been all-round advances in food prims averag--20 per cent. Fish prices have almost doubled in London. THE UNEMPLOYMENT PROBLEM. DOMINIONS’ ADVICE WANTED. (London 'Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun Services.) LONDON. January 11. A conference of politicians, colonial officials, clergy, and leading public men and women resolved that the question of unemployment arising from _ the war should bo treated as an Empire matter, and the views of representatives of the .Dominions be obtained. GERMANY’S .111 ST AK E IN ESTIMATING BRITAIN. A PROFESSOR'S 'THEORY. (London 'Times’and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) LONDON, January 11. At the Educational Congress Professor Ridgway. in his presidential address, said that British lethargy had brought the leaders of thought in Germany to the conclusion that England was besotted with cowardice, luxury, and sloth, and would fall an easy prey to any martial race. That contempt was duo to the attitude of British politicians, scholars, theologians, and scientists towards everything German. With few exceptions they were a.! wavs bowing down to German idols. KAISER ON COOKERY. (London 'Times’ and Sydney 'Sun' Services.) LONDON, Ja.nuary 11. Tim Kaiser, during his stay in the west, encouraged his troops by sending them beer. He interviewed the cooks, and tasted all kinds of cookery, expressing his delight at the delicious nourishment. and advertising the war bread as superior to white bread. BEGEM EXT AT MASCOTS. (London 'Times'and Sydney ' Sun ’ Services.) LONDON.. January 11. Three hundred pets of various regiments have been sent to the front. They include monkeys, marmosets, eagles, penguins, snakes, and goldfish. THE RSCHT OF SEARCH. A PLAUSIBLE ENVOY, WHAT WOULD BRING PEACE. GERMANY’S BETF.-NOIR. THE BRITISH NAVY. NEW YORK, January 11. i Received .lannary 12. at 9.10 a.m.i Herr Dernherg advocates the cessation of sea, domination, which would sec tire a permanent peace, fleets should he relegated to their territorial waters, and forbidden to traverse the high sear. The sending of troops to the territory of other Powers or to neutralised parts of the world should bo regarded a.s u casus belli. Here Dernherg admitted that Germany was seeking to replace copper by alloys of other metals. I Herr Dernherg, a former German Colonial Secretary, wa.s despatched from Berlin to America to supplement, Count Bernstork's efforts to Genialoise the United Stales' sympathies. 1 FRENCH EXPLORING PARTY. CRUISE CUT SHORT. SYDNEY. January 12. i Revived January 12, at 9.b0 The oOi ers crew of the Efetich exploring ship La. Uurieuse are. returning to France t ,. light. The ship has been left in the care oi the New SnutU Males Inver ntnent. [ I,a Uurieuse, with a, scientific party aboard, reached Sydney on October 17. having made a. three-years’ erm-e. The intention then was to proceed to New Zealand after having made researches along the Australian coast.] UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND SIR F,. GREYS ANSWER. DOES NOT LIKE IT. WASHINGTON. January 11. ißeeeived January 12, at 12.10 p.m.) The United Slates Government are dissatisfied with Sir E. GrcyU answer to their Note on the contraband question. M bile gratified at Britain’s admission of the principle- of international law ns empha--i-cd in the pmtvt. the United States allege- that Britain has failed to make her pnntice square (herewith, and propo-e----to take up individual cases in future. 1 MORE GERMAN TREACHERY. Information has been received from the front bv his father, Mr d, T. Hawkins, late Colonial Civil Service, of the circumstances under which his son, a gallantofficer. Lieutenant Lionel Hope Hawkim, of the Ist. King's Dragoon Guards, met Ins death, in Southern Belgium on Hie 31st October. Lieutenant Hope Hawkins w«» killed in an attack by the Germans on the night- of Hie 31st October. It. appears that the enemy had penetrated our lines when a. parly was observed by Lieutenant Hope Hawkins approaching the trench which he held with his troop. He ordered his men t<> open fire, on litem, but they shouted : " Don't fire, we are the .Scottish,” He, accordingly gave the order to cease fite and himself got out of the trench and went towards them. He. had only gone about 30yds when the German? —for’ it was the Germans, and not the London Scottish—opened lire, and the lieutenant, was seen, to fall. Two men at once went out and brought him back to the trench. Badly wounded in the right side, ho was carried to a place of comparative safety, hut died shortly afterwards. The adjutant of Hie regiment to which Lieutenant Hope Hawkins was attached, the writer of the letter, adds: Yon have lost a- gallant son and wo a bravo and well-loved comrade who showed military qualities of a high order.” Lieutenant Hope Hawkins, who had been it. India with his regiment, was well known as a dashing polo player, and was an expert on signalling. He was home on leave when the war broke out. and was attached to the 6th Dragoon Guards when they went to Hie front. BRITISH AVIATOR HONORED. For gallantly during operations between August 21 and 30 Harold Jameson, an old scholar of the Scarborough Municipal School- and a, native oi Whitby, has been presented with the. Medal Miiitu'.re by TPiesidenl Poincare, Jameson has beep with the R.oya! Flying Corps since the be ginning of the war. He was living over the German lines with a. pilot when the latter had hi? hand injured, and the aeroplane was exposed, to heavy fire from the German aircraft gang, the inlet valve being shot awnv. Jameson, however, continued to send wireless messages, ami the aeroplane was got safely back. THE KAISER'S MALADY. A special medical study of the Kaiser is published in Baris, and expresses the opinion that, by reason of the chronic inflammation of the left ear from which the Emperor suffer.-, ho. is constantly exposed to an attack of paralysis, coupled with mental disorders, and sooner or later this is inevitably the, fate that will overtake him. Meanwhile, he is liable, to sudden a.iul frenzied outbreaks of temper, is a prey to maniacal .impulsiveness, and capable of any eccentricity. Since the war began Sir John French has promoted 438 ” non.-corns." to the rank of second lieutenant.

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ZEPPELIN COMES OUT, Issue 15698, 12 January 1915

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