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THE NORFOLK RAID.

MARAUDERS KEPT XLAR COAST', AIRSHIP MOVLMLXTS OBSERVER FROM HOLLAND. LONDON, damiary 20. 'Received .limitary |2I. at 8.00 a.m.. The hydraulic engine-house at. Yarmouth docks was destroyed. The airship plainly svn at Nnnlrillixliam. - Lve-witnesses slate, Ipat two Zeppelins passed t'romcr at 8.00 p.in.. coming from the direction 01 Mmidesley and going towards Withouroe. About- 10 p.m. (me airship came eastward, tinning seawards near Sheringhaitl. and taking a north-wesverW course. Amsterdam telegrams stare that, an air snip was fern this morning f rossing north of the Duteli Friesian islands. i;oie'-r to Ameland. Heavy gmi-firtn.g was lie.nd in a northerly direction soon hi top. A second airship was seen at a. great height, going rapidly west ward, in ttie afternoon. Later one returned. Of the three airships seen tnnn I er?rlirlhnc, n nc was castuaiH nncl the others south-westerly. I he. airship kept- in wireless .■01110111100.11101) with the Linden station (Oermany s most, western port, at the month of the Lius'. Z L PI’LL IN’ I'll LORY JHSCOi * XIK 0. Ami OR 111 l-N SAY A F.ROPLA X' LS. I.OXDOX. .Tannary 20. (Re. rived .latiuary 21, at S.4a> a.m.) There are conllicting reports as to w'nettier Zeppelins or aeroplanes bombed the Norfolk coast. The Yarmouth authorities are positive that the raiders were aeroplanes, and it is generally believed tha-t they were aeroplanes, because m the small explosives used. , Several houses were demolished at King's Lynn, and 25 families are homeless. A soldier who was wounded at lin ■ month has since died. The oliiehils at Cromer prompt.y exl.in gnished all lights, and no nomhs dropped, d Vomer is on the north coast, close to Shei'ingham. 1 POMP MfSSLS .MAOAZIXL. I.OXDOX. .La-mtary 20. ■ Re.eived .(auuary 21, at 10 a.m.) A woman's corpse has been found, at Kind's J.vnn, an<! d is believed there were Iwo "other fatalities there, and several people were, injured. A’bomb fell near some troops eneampeo near the ammunition store at tlnmstoo. AMERICAN' COM ML XT. MADNESS t.T' DESPAIR. XPAY YORK, .lannmy 20. i Received January 21. at !2.00 p.m.) 1 j u > local papers sevormy comment _on i lie raid on mideferxkd places. Tim' Nov y.. r k Herald ’ asks whether this is the madness 01 despair. ANOTHER DIM. capital. .PARIS I’.v XI 1 HIT. PA IMS. .Inmiary 20. 1 Received .latiuary 21, at 0.00 a.m A Xew antiaircraft regulations have plunged Pans into a- oatkne.'S s't.p.t that of London.

THE GERMAN SOLDIER STILL SCOUTS DEFEAT. (London 'Times' and Sydney 'Stm'Ser/icos.) LONDON. Jannarv 20. '' Lye-wit.nes.s " states that there seems to be a difference in the feeling of the German rank and iilo from that' of some weeks ago. They now realise that a victorious advance is out of the. (pie-lion, and that their duty i„ merely to hold their .ground. Though the idea that, Germany is going jo gain an advantage commensurate with her sacrifices seems to have disappeared, few of (hern contemplate, the possibility of the defeat or invasion of Germany.

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THE NORFOLK RAID., Evening Star, Issue 15706, 21 January 1915

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THE NORFOLK RAID. Evening Star, Issue 15706, 21 January 1915

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