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IIN THE PUBLIC EYE.1

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IFIRST BULLETIN. I

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COAST BOMBARDMENT.

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COAST BOMBARDMENT. -—- so.- BRITISH FLEET BETWEEN MEUPORT AND OSTEND. = An interestiiig account of scenes he wit- nessed at divisional headquarters at Ostend and other places in German occupation has been given to the "Telegraph" correspcn- J dent by a neutral who visited the German Ij front. He heard the roll-call of several j regiments returning from the fighting be- tween Westende and Lombaertzyde, and d others from Woumen, where trenches are only fifty metres apart, and practically water only separates the combatants, and noticed a large number of names to which no response was made. Describing the in- spection of the division before they left for- the trenches, the writer says: "The men. were asked, before they left, Are you ready to die?' to which, in solemn tones, they re- plied, Yes,' and then broke out into & patriotic song." On the Digue, at Ostend, everything is in readiness to receive an English landing. All lights are put out at six o'clock, especially on the front. At Roulers the Germans allow the people to go about quite freely. At Meenen, an endless amount of ammunition, troops, guns, etc., regularly pass through. Nume- rous sentinels hold you up, demand your papers, and search you. The thunder of naval guns bombarding German positions on the Belgian coast is. louder than ever before (says the correspon- dent). The Sluis correspondent of the "Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant wires: Heavy fighting is again going on along the Yser front, a large number of German- wounded are arrivin.g at Bruges. Another proof that a new action has commenced is the flight of the inhabitants from the coast villages to Bruges. There are arriving now. the populations of Westende and Middel- kerke. The English Fleet, however, has only been active between Nieuport and Ostend. Zeebrugge has not been bombarded for a* long time past, and the heavy firino, of the- German coast batteries has been against aeroplanes. The situation at Ostend is one- of great tension, because both the Germans and the civilian population fear the town- will soon be the centre of fighting.

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