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STORY OF LA BASSEE

BATTLE FOR WARSAW.

- "WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST."…

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GERMANY GIVES US OFFICIAL…

USE OF NEUTRAL FLAGS.I

ITHE FIRST VICTIMS.I

SOLDIER WEEPS IN COURT.I

KILLED BY A SCRATCH. I

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RUSSIA'S TASK. RUSSIA'S TASK.…

FINANCING THE WAR.I .......…

I LIFEBOAT CAPSIZES IN GALE.…

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I LIFEBOAT CAPSIZES IN GALE. I The crew of the Flamboroagh South Land- ing lifeboat, met with an exciting experi- ence on Saturday night, when in a heavy gale the boat was launched to the aid of a steamer ashore on the rocks near Flam- borough Head. Tossed by the waves, the lifeboat sailed for two miles, but was struck by a heavy wave on nearing the stranded steamer, and capsized. Eight of the lifeboat's crew were thrown into the water. Coxswain John Leng and the second cox- swain, William Major, were lashed to their posts, and when the boat lighted itself the coxswain found three of the crew clinging to the boat. Flares were lit and the men who had been thrown into the water, some of whom wore cork jackets, were seen floating on the waves thirty yards away. By clever manoeuvring and the aid of a boathook all the eight men were rescued. The lifeboat was tossed about by great waves and filled with water twice. It was I impoible to reach the stranded steamer, so the lifeboat fought its way to the North Landing. This was less than a three-mile journey, but it was after nine a.m on Sun- day before the lifeboat was safely beached. The crew were exhausted. The second cox- swain had four ribs broken and had to be taken home in a motor-car. Other members of the lifeboat crew who had gone out with boots only partly laced reached the North Landing bootless. Some of them drove home in a pony trap, but the rest walked home with sacking tied round their feet, and with fishermen supporting them on either side. The rocket life-saving company on shore established communication with the stranded steamer, and by Sunday evening six of the crew of seventeen had been brought ashore.

WILL DECLARED VOID. I

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BIG TURKISH FORCE REPULSED.

TURKISH PRISONERS' STORIES.