PRESIDENT WILSON ATTACKED
DISGRACING AMERICA’S NAME.
ALL-ROUND AND SCATHING CONDEMNATION.
NEW YORK, January 12. (Received January 13, at 1.15 p.m.)
Vigorous criticism is appearing in certain New York and Chicago Republican newspapers attacking President Wilson for disgracing Americas name in Europe through supineness while Belgium was outraged and destroyer], contrary to The Hague treaties, to which the United States was a signatory ; and for launching an immediate protest against Britain when a few hundred thousand dollars’ worth of American commerce was delayed by the British fleet, which apparently had good grounds for investigating cargoes. Tho ‘Tribune’ bitterly assails tho Administration, accusing it of ignominiously running away when a protest might have befen effective in Belgium’s caea, but immediately recovering courage when the copper kings’ profits were endangered.
Other newspapers point out how ill Mr Bryan’s peace treaties consort with tho United States’ own disregard of solemn covenants mads at The Hague.
GERMANY'S ■SUPRE’ME EFFORT
AT THE BEGINNING OF SPRING,
ROME, January 12.
(Received January 13, at 1 p.m.)
According to official reports Germany is hastening her preparations on an unprecedented scale, and is said to bo summoning all her reserves for a supreme effort at the beginning of the spring. Germany is also assuming the direction of other campaigns, including those against Russia and Ecryia and 'Turkey'a against Russia and England.
PETR.OG.R.AD, January 12, Official : The .lluavians captured two guns and took prisoner two companies at Karan gan on tho 30th.
OUR BOYS IK EGYPT,
“A SUPERIOR PEOPLE.’ 1
SYDNEY, January 13.
(Received January 15, at 1 p.m.)
Tho ‘Herald’s’ Egyptian correspondent states that at Mena, behind tho Pyramids, the Australian infantry are in camp, and the Light horse avo at Maemla, alongside the New Zealanders. The East Lancashire division is at Heliopolis, and the Manchester regiments guard the citadel. Many Territorials are quartered at Cairo, which is full of refugees from Palestine.
zb Cairo newspaper remarks that the Australians and New Zealanders are a superior people. 'Their young men seem of good family and have plenty of money.
PLIGHT OP AUSTRIAN REFUGEES,
300,000 AUSTRIANS AND 60,000
GERMANS AGAINST SERVIA,
LONDON, January 12, (Received January 15, at. 1.30 p.m.)
The ‘Daily Chronicle’s’ Alikin, correspondent advises that the Austrians near Bnkowina were driven out of their camp at ivimpohmg in great disorder. Many refugees and soldiers in a famished condition have been interned in Rumania. They had mostly been hastily enrolled, and were armed" with obsolete weapons after only a fortnight's training. The refugees state that the. Austrians are moving fresh forces from Hungary to strengthen the Rumanian frontier. The remnant of tho Bukowina. army is massed at Dorex.
Austria is massing a further 300,000 men against Servia. These will join 60,000 Germans at Serajcvo.
FOR, THE WOUNDED
LONDON, January 12,
Three hundred and sixty-five boxes of butter have been given by Victorian manufacturers and distributed at those London hospitals where wounded men are lying.
J. M, O’Reilly sends ns £1 5s for the Belgian relief fund. The treasurer of St. Mary’s Church, Mornington, has sent, rs a cheque, for £5 10s 4d, tho result of a collection taken up for the- Belgian relief fund.
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PRESIDENT WILSON ATTACKED, Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915