THE AERIAL RAID.
INQUEST ON THE VICTIMS. CONSTABLE CERTAIN IT WAS AN AEROPLANE. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. LONDON, January 21. (Received January 22, at 1.50 p.m.) At the inquest on the victims of Okaerial raid at Yarmouth, a constable, in. his evidence, stated that he saw the aircraft at a. height of about 150 ft. He was sure it was an aeroplane, and it appeared to follow the .direction, of the street lights. He took it for a British machine until it dropped a bom b. PRUSSIAN" MINISTER OF WAR RE-SIGNS. AMSTERDAM, January 2U (Received January 22, at 1.50 p.m.) An official message from Berlin announces that General Von Faikenhayu (Minister of War) has re-signed, and that General Von 11-olicnborn has .succeeded him. ASIATIC CHOLERA APPEARS. COPENHAGEN, January 21. (Received January 22, at 1.15 a.m.i An official message from "Vienna states that a, soldier from the northern iroivt- is suffering from Asiatic cholera. RUSSIA TAKES THE OFFENSIVE. PETROGRAD, January 21. (Received January 22, at 1.15 p.m.) A communique states that the Russians arc taking the offensive. r ll.c enemy have evacuated Skompe The enemy's attack on Kirhbaba was repulsed, and 150 prisoners were taken. ARREST OF GERMAN AGENT. ROME, January 21. (Received January 22. at 1.15 p.m.) The newspaper ‘ Stampa ' slates that a British cruiser removed Count Von Keller, a German officer of high rank, from a. liner due at Adasta, and convoyed him to Gibraltar. Keller had been on a secret mission to the United States. AT HE NIC RETURNS, [Peb United Pcik-ss .Association.] AUCKLAND, January 22. The troopship Athenic arrived this morning. She left Alexandria on December 17 and came direct. She brings 53 non-commissioned officers and men from all parts of the force. A number of the men were invalided, sonic were defaulters, and goma refused to be inoculated againsttyphoid fever. ’The following returned by the Athenic : —Sergeant Nevill. Corporal Eddy, Lancecorporal Oholdcroft. Gunners Pearson, .Miiishall, Barman, Shore, Fraser, McDonnell, Mazer, Shore, Maler. and Finney, Drivers Thompson and Midler, Troopers Bowler. Donaldson, Knight, and Baxter, Privates Bartlett, Parke*, Reid, Abbott, Woodcock, Paster, Wilkinson, O'iJara, Graham, Ward, Smith, Crneksliank, Carte! 1 12), Gill, Twogood, Rooney, Stokes, James, Lippiatt, Ilnlme, Manning, "Forbes, Harris, Howat, Brennan. Holiord, Holland, Wallace. Cliidley, Wylies, Oldham, Seoullur, Austin. Gray, Abel, Hcberiey, Henderson, and Fleetwood. FOR THE OLD FLAG. Our seafaring men feel strongly that the Flag need.-, defenders during the present European crisis. (Many are chafing at the restrictions that hinder their participation. Two young officers on ITn'on Company’s vessels at Port Chalmers are volunteering for the front for the cake of the old iTag. These volunteers are Mr M. C. Langdale, chief officer of the Wanaka, and Mr A. M. MacCiibhiu, second engineer of the. Flora. With these officers, it is likely that other seafaring men will volunteer for the, front, and that they will go, despite all obstacles. ‘‘ It's for the old Flag,” say the fighting hoys of the sea, and they feel the compelling dutv of it.
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THE AERIAL RAID., Evening Star, Issue 15707, 22 January 1915