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IN THE CAPITALS.

-•mlrf. Parisians. I! \Kl)Sllirs RRAVKLY FAOLD. LONDON", .hmuary 18. A Pai.s report .-ays thai suburban Paris is Milfenn.; uiUTsely from the inrreasd <■■■-'. "i livini' and stagnation in business. F.wiy family has sent- a s.ddit.-r to the from, and many ha\e .sent, !«•„ e, r three. The women !"..!!<" who ,u-e left behind are diifi'-id* !'..,• people of this e[;iss to apply f *r Nafe grants, and f 11<>" have joined i ;•• working women in soup queues. All ha\ ■■ civi'ii up theatres and kimmatouraph. ci'-:'.'.-.. Imsily kiiittiULi and crochet milt. U INTFR IN LONDON. I-A'IDNM I-:- OF SfFFKRINO. (Lonon 'Times' and Sydney 'Sun' Seivi.-es) LONDON, .laimarv 13. • '!'::'• Tinier ' says : "The duty re a cod citizen to-day is to keep his head • rwemiri',' the rise in wheat. Fishing will h->Tease-, euvs become more plentiful, and :'!i' supply of vegetables i* inereasiuir." 'The Times' points out, regard hr-; the rlsoiL,' prices, that we may consider our -e;v.-- oxiivnidv i'ortnnate in escaping m> h.-htiy. None of ~„r Aliics ha-s done so -•> ;'.ii. it any of ti:e jk uti - ;ils* have. RFRLIN'S IJOYCOTT OF PARIS CREATION'S. Lcadon 'Times' and Sydney 'Sua* Serrioea.) LONDON, January 18. The f'erman new.spaper.s have started a ni'-.enipnt in Berlin in favor of " Herman hats .for German women." and boyFreiu'li ereation.s. The newspapers ib-eian- that German women e-ii: no longer \-.'i'ii-i uieiiis for countries. The n-'-veiiK.-m, il, lvceivint; considerable atih\xjiU

* r | LIFE IX CAIRO. HINTS OF GAIETY. \ LONDON. -January 19. I A message from IWrlin states that the 1 ' Frankfurter Xeitung' publishes a.u e.\ I tract from a Cairo diplomatist's letter rej ceived at Constantinople. :■ " Drillianl life jis being carried on at the best Cairo j hotels. "'All the Canadian and Australian 1 otticets have brought their wives. The. ! officer* are drawing two and a-h;df time* their ordinary pa v." There are great bails at the hotel's, sometimes brilliant, and sometimes developing into regular orgies. S The oflieers" ladies have requisitioned all j the motor cars, and Egyptian prince? and j princesses are now abroad, parading about and angering' the population." 'ITIF. SKA'S SECRETS. FLOTSAM OX DANISH COAST. LONDON, .January 18. i Copenhagen reports that a derelict Ger- | man seaplane was found in the North i Sea. carrying two bombs. There was no trace of'the occupant?. It is probably connected with the Cnxhaven raid. There is also a report that many corpses have been found on the we?; coast of Denmark, sonic with English money in the - I™*"*TIIK FALKLANDS FIGHT. FAST OF THE LEIPZIG. LONDON'. January 151. An Fuglis-h naval oflieer writes: 'We taked the Leip/.1,g fore ami ai't. till her upper deck was a shambles. The Leipzig stopped bring, but her Ihe; was still flying. :m<l the British thought she was waiting to discharge a torpedo. The captain therefore told the men to lite. He a.tterwin'ds learnt the appalling news that 200 of the crew had fallen into the water, end were wailing for us to ie.-i ue them. A few- shots killed all except a do/en." THF TREASLRY'S INTIMATION. LONDON. January LI. The Treasury announces that l"an and capita! issues "in the Fniied ' Kingdom wiil !>-'• gra.nt.ed only if advisable in j the national interest. ' Issues in o\er.--e:;s j JTmitnions will be allowed wliere it is | proved that urgent tmocia! circumstances | exist. The Treasury* wiil not insist on - restrictions where issues at" required for j the renewal of Treasury lull- ..r other I short instrumentsi of fore:'",!! or colonial j thii enimcnts. municipalities. <.r i.noways. | A TRUE PERSPECTIVE. j SY D.N FY, January 10. pcpresentaC ves of all branches of sport are forming a riflr» chili, witii an initial membership of ZOO. j TRADING WITH (MAILMAN Y. j ADKLAIDF. January 10. ! In eou::eet:'ou with th.-> ease of Francis j Smuv. a iiiori'ii.iMt, a man named Coulls. j an employe e-: Sirw\ , has been remanded [ to trade with, the enemy, liad was | allowed in £bW. STATE MINISTER I!IM«iX\ CALFMNY TOO >TRO.N'G. ADELAIDE. January 19. the South A u.-'raliau Cabinet, have accepted the resignation of Mr H'.iuhurg as -State At'.o'uey (teuera!. lie' resignation was tiie •aiieeiiie of ant i-Geriuan feeling. Mr Hoiuhurg.- in a lett-r to the Protnier urging the acceptance <>t his resignation, said : " The war ef lies and j calumnies continue* more virulently than I ever. I wish to free the (tovernneuit and j party from any harden they may carry ; because of my descent. Fveu though this j country is the country of my birth,, and I 1 have never been away from it, I >hai! i never let it he said that we sink because | i am in the boat." j Tin- Premier exriressed the deep re'.Tel lot' iiiutr-eif and his colleagues that it i ,-hoiiid appear that Mr Honiburg left oliioe | Ixvaiijse of the opposition i-ai-ed ■>n ac- ! count of iiis lineage. He paid a tribute ! to Mr 11 oniburl's high public spirii anrl i keen sense of personal and political honor, iand [lis vniiiable and patriotic Ministerial | ,-ei vices.

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IN THE CAPITALS., Evening Star, Issue 15705, 20 January 1915

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