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FRENCH CENTER RETREATING, SAYS BERLIN
WAR OFFICE BELGIANS RAID GERMANS
Nish. The war office today announced that the
combined Servian and Montenegrin armies have captur
ed the fortress xf Fotcha.
London. News Agency dispatches from Rome re
ceived here say that the Austrian cruisers Maria Theresa
and the Admiral Splaun have put into Sebenico, Dal
matia, badly damaged from a battle with French ships
in the Adriatic.
Paris. Confirmation of the circumstantial reports
that the French left has succeeded in partially turning
the Rank of the German right wing came today from the
Berlin. In the list of casualties posted today are
the names of Generals Von Trotha, Von Arbou and Von
Wroohem, all killed in action and Generals Von Willisen
and Von Kuehns wounded.
Bordeaux. The heavy French artillery which has
been posted on Mount Lovein is steadily reducing the de
fenses of Cattarro on the Adriatic.
London. Trawler Kilmarnock reported sunk by
mine in North Sea; all of crew lost.
London. Believed 1,500 lives lost in sinking of
British cruisers, Aboukir, Cressy and the Hogue by five
German submarine boats. Survivors declare two of the
German submarines were sent to the bottom by the Cres
sy before she was torpedoed herself and sank.
London. Nine miles of trenches filled with un
buried dead fruits of yesterday's fighting by British
troops, according to reports.
Washington. After suffering tre
mendous losses, the French center is
retreating, the Berlin foreign office
notified the German embassy today.
It declared that Verdun was success
fully bombarded and that the French
offfinsive is weakening.
Antwerp. The Belgian army un
der King Albert again is raiding the
German lines to the south. The Ger
mans again are withdrawing the
bulk of their forces for action in the
south and the Belgians are taking
advantage of this fact to make an-
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