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  2. LATE WAR NEWS. NAVAL RAID.

    The Venice correspondent of the "Dally Mail" states that the Anglo-French naval raid in the Adriatic produced an indescribable panic at Trieste. ...

    Article : 93 words
  3. AUSTRIA'S BRIBES.

    It is stated that Austria promised, in return for her assistance, to cede to Roumania all Servian territory occupied by the Roumanians; to Bulgaria she offered ...

    Article : 48 words
  4. THE NEW LINE.

    {No abstract available} [ILLUSTRATED]

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 132 words
  5. BRUSSELS. Belgians Abandon.

    As a tactical necessity the Belgian forces have fallen back, and Brussels has been abandoned. ...

    Article : 212 words
  6. THE NAVIES.

    The French fleet and the Montenegrius bombarded the forts at Cattaro on Tuesday and Wednesday. One fort was destroyed and the others ...

    Article : 57 words
  7. HOW DOES ANTWERP STAND?

    Another point that has yet to be made clear is as to the position in which Antwerp will now find itself. There are signs that the Germans are already between Brussels and ...

    Article : 176 words
  8. ITALIAN VOLUNTEERS.

    One thousand Italian volunteers, fully armed, have arrived from America under Commander Ricciotti and Giuseppe Garibaldi, and have offered their services to ...

    Article : 33 words
  9. DUTCH FOOD SUPPLIES.

    It is officially announced that a bread famine is feared. Wheat stocks in hand are sufficient for only two or three weeks. The Government has seized all the wheat ...

    Article : 37 words
  10. THE ARMIES.

    The Government Press Bureau states that the Belgian army has been forced to fall back. Communication with Brussels is ...

    Article : 170 words
  11. THE ARMIES.

    Critics point out that the Belgians at Antwerp are admirably placed to fall upon the German columns now pushing westward if they suffer a check at the ...

    Article : 158 words
  12. WHAT THE FRENCH CAVALRY SAVED.

    If the Belgians were saved from something more than a "retreat in good orden" it was probably owing to the magnificent feat of the French cavalry in managing to get to their ...

    Article : 304 words
  13. BRITISH AEROPLANE FALLS.

    A British military aeroplane fell, and the pilot, Geard, was killed, but the observer, Lieutenant Robert Smith-Barry, escaped with injuries. ...

    Article : 29 words
  14. TURKEY AND BULGARIA.

    It is understood that the Ottoman force which entered Bulgaria has returned to Turkey. ...

    Article : 20 words
  15. GENERAL ITEMS.

    Lord Tredegar has turned his private yacht into a hospital ship at Portsmouth. It will provide many beds. The Bank of England has received ...

    Article : 380 words
  16. THE GERMAN ADVANCE.

    Later details regarding the German advance on Brussels show that when the order for the retreat was issued the Belgians blew up many houses in Louvain ...

    Article : 170 words
  17. BRUSSELS ABANDONED.

    The Germans have occupied Brussels. Aug. 21, 10.50 a.m. The Germans threatened to lay Brussals in ruins if a single shot was fired from the ...

    Article : 372 words
  18. A NEW DIRECTION.

    Another heavy German attack may now probably be expected at some quite different point. Modern strategy has never consisted in delivering an outflanking attack and ...

    Article : 161 words
  19. RUSSIAN AEMY.

    The recent attack on Vladimir Volhynskly, an important town in Volhynia, 17 miles north-east of the Junction of the Polish, Russian, and Galician frontiers, ...

    Article : 89 words
  20. CONDEMNED TO DEATH.

    A court-martial at Belfort condemned to death the wife of a German forest guard, who cut off the head of a French soldier, and her husband was sentenced to 20 ...

    Article : 73 words
  21. INDEX. NEWS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 198 words
  22. THE DIVERSION IN THE SOUTH.

    That General Joffre is in the south in order to lead a really sorious invasion into Germany. In that quarter may reasonably be doubted. A French force has advanced some distance ...

    Article : 87 words
  23. DEFENCE OF ANTWERP.

    Extensive preparations are being made to defend Antwerp. The woods have been cut down and villages destroyed outside the town to ...

    Article : 70 words
  24. THE BELGIAN HEADQUARTERS.

    Telegrams from G[?]ent state that King Albert, with the general staff, is now at Malines, 13 miles south-east of Antwerp, and the army is occupying a line ...

    Article : 74 words
  25. COSSACKS SURPRISED.

    The Galician troops made a night attack and surprised 1000 Cossacks at Miechow, 48 miles south-west of Kielce, in Russian Poland. ...

    Article : 46 words
  26. MERCHANTMEN.

    Five steamers are reported to have arrived at Barry (Wales), with wheat aggregating 30,000 tons. The wheat was originally consigned to Hamburg, ...

    Article : 55 words
  27. THE RUSSIAN "ADVANCE."

    News comes daily of further "victories" from Russia. As nobody out of Russia (unless it be the Germans) can possibly know what is the actual state of affairs upon the ...

    Article : 233 words
  28. IN BERLIN.

    A Dutch official, who recently arrived from Berlin, states that wages there have fallen 30 per cent. He adds that the slaughter of cattle is being restricted, the ...

    Article : 80 words
  29. INVASION OF PRUSSIA.

    After three days' fighting the Russians have captured Lyck, an important town in East Prussia, about 20 miles from the Russian border. ...

    Article : 51 words
  30. THE LIEGE FORTS.

    Telegrams from Maastricht state that the Liege forts are still holding out. London doctors express the opinion that all the defenders must now be stone deaf ...

    Article : 66 words
  31. ADVERTISEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 221 words
  32. THE FAR EAST.

    The State Department has received Without comment a statement from Germany to the effect that the German Emperor intended to cede immediately back ...

    Article : 196 words
  33. WAR NOTES.

    The various scraps of news which have got through from the battleground in front of Brussels all sum up to this—that the first considerable battle of the war has been fought ...

    Article : 125 words
  34. BALKAN CAMPAIGN.

    The Exchange Telegraph Agency states that the Montenegrins have defeated the Austrians in an engagement in Bosnia, and that the Austrians lost 200 killed. ...

    Article : 32 words
  35. RETRIBUTION.

    The Germans at Mulhauser, in Upper Alsace, knowing that the French were sparing the Alsatians as much as possible, concealed themselves in houses protected ...

    Article : 68 words
  36. THE CENTRE.

    The slow advance of the Germans is reported in the region of Longwy and Br[?]cy, in the French province of Mourthe et Mozelle. ...

    Article : 90 words
  37. WHAT BELGIANS FEARED.

    The cables now come from Ghent. They state that Brussels was abandoned, after a conference between the allies and the town authorities, in order that the great ...

    Article : 195 words
  38. THE AUSTRIAN ARMY.

    All the able-bodied men in Austria-Hungary between the ages of 20 and 42 are now being called to the colours. ...

    Article : 27 words
  39. THE GERMAN ADVANCE.

    Mr. Donohoe states that the occupation of Brussels was due to the Germans throwing two army corps against Louvain, which was the weak point in the Allies' ...

    Article : 417 words
  40. GERMANY'S FIRST OBJECT ACCOMPLISHED.

    That is to say, the Germans have succeeded in the first object of their strategy— they have brought their army along quickly enough to defeat the Belgian army before ...

    Article : 209 words
  41. TO-DAY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 200 words
  42. SWITZERLAND.

    An army of 400,000 Swiss is guarding the frontiers. ...

    Article : 16 words
  43. AIRMEN'S HAZARDOUS WORK.

    A French airman, at a place unnamed, encountered a division of German cavalry, and dropped several bombs, which did great damage. ...

    Article : 82 words
  44. IN THE SOUTH.

    It is officially announced that the French have occupied Guebwiller, town in Alsance, at the entrance of a valley of the Vosges, 14 miles south-south-west of ...

    Article : 67 words
  45. THE DOMINIONS.

    In order to meet the war expenses, the Minister for Finance proposes to increase the duties on coffee, sugar, spirits, cigars, and tobacco. The revenue that will be ...

    Article : 50 words
  46. THE GREATEST BUILDING.

    But the most imposing building in Brussels is the great modern Pala[?]s-de-Justice (Law Courts), which was begun in 1866 and took 17 years to build. It is the largest building ...

    Article : 179 words
  47. GERMAN EMPEROR.

    The German Emperor, in bidding farewell to the First Foot Guards at Potsdam, drew his sword and flourished it, crying, "I draw the sword that, with God's help, ...

    Article : 88 words
  48. THE NEXT STEP—GHENT.

    The next step in the campaign is almost certain to bring the Germans into conflict with the British. There is every sign of the British and French, with such part of the ...

    Article : 221 words
  49. GERMAN BRUTALITY.

    The Mayor of Linsmeau, near Tirle mont, officially reports that some German Hussars, whose officer had been shot by a Belgian-patrol, accused civilians of ...

    Article : 162 words
  50. AIRMAN'S FEAT.

    M. Pegoud, the famous airman who was the first to successfully loop the loop in an aeroplane, has returned to Paris. He flew for a distance of 300 kilometres ...

    Article : 56 words
  51. THE BELGIAN ARMY.

    In the first place it is uncertain how much of the Belgian army will be there to help it. The official message says that the Belgian retireme was a tactical movement, and was ...

    Article : 166 words
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