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I! A TIT. id TRENDS NORTH. THORN SETHS IdKIXFORCEAIKXTS. RUSSIANS IX LAST PRUSSIA. r PL FROG RAH, January 15. The German* have* begun a. bombardS’.ent ttie whole of the Russian front with, lliu and other guns, maxims, and ntm.s. Russian communiques imply that the Getmans have been con.ridciablv reiatorced northward of the Vistula. lie- 1 Russians are now carrying out a counter-move in Lust- Prussia. eapf tiring a. st-re'.-. or villages eastwards from Ilosog. There are indications that, the Herman x-'itrres at Doyen, guarding tlie Mazurian Lakes, lias been turned. RUSSIAN' ADVANCE X HR IT I OF THE VISTULA. I’L IItOHKAD, January 15. C :r:it,ur:;r,: \\ e lutv-j me-b> progress during the last 24 hours ■■'l'i.g r he- right bank of tho Vistula. W> <n ' Sieipc (between Miawo, and T*Io«-k f . Unimportant developments took rim— v where. IX SOUTHERN- TOLAXI). N O PROM RUSS TO CR'.COW. TII.NXy, January 15. , g : ' llV tuque ; Th" e; vnyA a Hacks alorm t!: ; :; t on 'die -\:d:i failed, There' is O-.M’r clri-UAvlunV. Tin: Caucasus campaign. PURS ITXC THE TURKS. „„ f’L I DO. HUM). Jarman- 15. I no Lnssnuir, n; the (Vnicasns have been re!!;’: rceo by Armenian volunteers and Sic u :11 ( .■'-i.-cr-1.-s. Elm Turkish rearguards have been driven heyoinl Oify. and are now cut off from I'.'i'il' U.-'t ITLlri IlcVMv to friUg'.ClTU;!. Kigln t-lmi-sand d-wtiaiU; Armenians hare ent-wed the fVucasnr. INVASION OL PERSIA. A DISJOINTED OPERATION. (London ‘ Times ‘ and Sydney ‘Sun Services.) LONDON. January 14. ‘ T he Times.* in & lending article, says the seizure of Tabriz was a curious and unexpected clevdoptueut. Ih does not appear ‘to have been a .formal military cpdratii'u:, and was evidently tho work of Turkish irregulars. TJiis organised inva?;ori of Persia destroys the. last tdireds of Turkey's pretence at waging a holy war, AUSTRIA'S DIFFICULTIES AND BERCHTOLD'S RESIGNATION. COPENHAGEN, January 15. T he ‘ Berliner Tageblatt’ states that the rosigiiatioa of Count Bcrchtold, who was opposed to reconciliation with Italy, L Likely to decrease tlio existing difficulties. Tim ‘Lokal Auzeigor’ is not sure whether Herr Durian (tho Count's successor as to reign Minister) favors a continuation of the alliance. EGA DUX, Jiimnny 15. 1 he ’ Ik.ily Newcomiiienting upon t ['oamy ISfrditidd’.s iv.-ig nation, sta'xs that- 1 Austria Lhijtcapy is ii; <o perilous a p,asi- t

tion that tho question. is whether she can ho saved hy anything hut an early peace, before mere ewraws fall on her AMMUNITION BEFORE ART. AMSTERDAM. January 15. Tho Germains have removed the famous copper group, ‘The Day of the Cross,’ from the Church of the Sacred Heart at Thonront. Thev are also removing the electric light cables from some German cities to obtain copper. acetylene lighting being used as a substitute. CARDINAL MERCIER STILL CONFINED TO PALACE. LONDON, January 15. ' The ‘ Daily Telegraph’s ’ Havre correspondent stator, that the Pope's reply to King Albert was most cordial. Ho stated Vw. v. c.C vose-wtl Che Ga.rcluxa.l Merrier incident as grave, and considered ft dosed. The. correspondent adds: “Cardinal Merrier is still undue arrest, and guards arc posted at Urn limns of his palace.” INDIAN REINFC tRCEMENTS. (London ‘Times’and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Sjcrvices.) LONDON, January 14. Lord Kitchener, when reviewing British troops from India who are going to the front, is reported to have said that if any division could break German resistance it was this’ one. He had hoped to lead troops trained in India, but fate sot his duty elsewhere. FRENCH CENSORSHIP. PARIS, January 15. The parliamentary Socialist party fire tabling a resolution demanding a less.vigid censorship of news. MORE ATTACKS ON. ADMIRA LTV METHODS. LONDON, January 15. The ‘ Morning Post ' is supporting Lord Charles Beresford’s protest against, sending battleships into submarine-infested waters without protection from destroyers. It demands an inquiry into this phase of the circumstances surrounding tho loss of the Formidable. [The ' Morning Post ' has been notable tor its campaign against Mr Churchill's administration, at the Admiralty since war began.] AN ATLANTIC RAIDER. LONDON. January 15. A member of the crew of tho .Belie Vue, captured by the Kiayn Brin/, Wilhelm, relates that it the outbreak of the war the Kroa Pnnz received from the Karlsruhe two guns, a mvval ottieer. and 50 men. She captured eight ships and scuttled them. 'Limy made the Belie Vuo follow (or 12 days, while the cargo and all brass and copper fittings were removed. Sim 1 was then scuttled. AMERICAN S V.M BATHIES. MANY HAVE ENLISTED. FREMANTLE. January 15. Mr Sawyer, a representative of American. and Canadian railway companies, was passenger by the Moldavia. He declared that already 60.000 Americans have volunteered for service with the Allies, but the Government stepped in and prevented them from going. At least 9,000, however, crossed the border and enlisted with Die Canadian contingents. RECRUITING IN AUSTRALIA. SPORT OVERSHADOWED. SYDNEY. January 15. Last week’s spurt in recruiting has been maintained. The thousand mark was reached this week, and men are offering freely in the other States, Melbourne’s recruits include Professor Wallace, of tho Melbourne University. The waning interest in sports is evidenced by the fact that though the New South Wales v. South Australian cricket. 1 match lasted for nearly a week the total takings were under £2OO. UNPATRIOTIC EMPLOYER. SYDNEY, January 15. An employer was to-day fined £2O, with costs, for penalising an employee for rendering personal service as a'member of the citizen torces. The evidence showed that, under military orders, the employee attended the mobilisation camp. The employer promised that his position would be open for him when he returned, and told him to take another week, for which he paid him. He then dismissed him. The employer pleaded that he dismissed the man for irieonipeteney. This was tho first case of tlac kind since tho war. APPEAL TO WOMEN. (London 'Times’ and Sydney ’Sun’ Service*.) LONDON, January 14. Tiie papers publish largo advertisements covering four questions addressed to women, and ending ; “ Women of England. do your duty and send your men to-day to join onr glorious army.” At a recruiting meeting of women .Mrs Winston Churchill said that women suffered as much as men. through the hoi Tins of war, out did not enjoy the consolation and excitement of going to the front and participating in the glory of action. FATHER VAUGHAN'S PLAIN ANSWER. LONDON. January 15. .End of London, bather Vaughan, reptving to the German .Jesuits, said that "the British Empire is fighting for a great cause, a ini will never sheath her sword until a righteous and abiding victory has been seeured. No man on earth would change his view, whether he be Pope or Kaiser.

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IN POLAND., Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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IN POLAND. Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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