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GERMANS CLAIM VICTORY OVER ALLIES
THROW BACK ATTACKS AND CAPTURE CITY
Berlin, Sept. 19. War office claims allies have
been repulsedjn battle of the Aisne. Losses on both sides
Paris. Reticence of war office has caused anxiety
as to result of general battle. Gen. Gallieni admits
French have failed to penetrate German lines.
London. Brunt of fighting in battle of the Aisne has
r ' fallen on British and losses have been heavv.
Petrograd. Russians believed to have suffered re
verses in fighting with Germans.
Berlin, Sept. 19 (via Wireless to United Press
Through Sayville, L. I.) Gen. Partis, Russian com
mander who ordered his troops to kill all the male in
habitants of East Prussia and to burn all of the villages,
has been captured and has been tried by a German court"
martial. Verdict not yet announced.
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ing new positions for third great battle of Galician cam
paign. Bordeaux. Officially stated that letters found on
dead and captured German officers prove truth of earlier
reports regarding terrible mortality in German ranks,
especially among officers. In Tenth and Imperial Guard
et iorps saia not 10 oeen single mgn ranmng omcer not
either killed or wounded.
BY KARL VON WIEGAND
United Press Staff Correspondent.
Berlin, Sept. 19 (Via Wireless
Through Sayville, L. I., to the United
Press). The war office today an
nounced officially that the Germans
are assuming the offensive in France:
and that notable successes have been
secured. It says:
"A German decisive attack was de
livered against the allied lines south
of Hoyon in the region along the Let
te, Oise an dAisne, participated in by
the 13th and 4th corps and parts of
other divisions. It resulted in a de
cisive gain for the Germans.
"Beaumant (near the Lorraine
frontier 2Q miels northwest of Nancy
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