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Parisj The fighting in the north
continues without change. This was
the only information obtainable at
military headquarters this morning.
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No details had been received of the
movements of the hew German force
reported in the vicinity of Lille. It is
everywhere now accepted that this
force plans a raid at the British lines
of communication through the west
ern seacoast towns. It is also ac
cepted that measures have been,
taken to check it but of necessity no
information along this particular line
Information available here says
that the bombardment of the Antwerp
fortifications is increasing in vio
lence. The German guns are being
served by naval reserves. In fact, for
the last five weeks there have been
no first line troops in Belgium. All
operations there are being conducted
by the landBtrum and landwehr.
The battle line on the northwest
is constantly extending and, in con
sequence, it has been impossible for
the allies to regain the territory here
tofore sacrificed to the German for
strategic reasons. But it is under
stood here that a new movement
against the extreme right of the Ger
man center is now progressing rapid
ly and will, when completed, material
ly change the entire situation and
give the allies a distinct advantage
Vienna. It is officially announced
that the Russians invading Galicia in
an attempt to feesiege the Cracow
fortifications, have been driven back,
from the line of the Donajec river by
the reinforced Austrian armies.
The Austrians have retaken Nowy
Sandee (Neu Sandec) on the south
ern Galician railway line just east of
the Donajec river and are still in pos
session of Tarnow. The Russians
have made several assaults in force
on the Austrian positions in the vic
inity of Tarnow but in every instance
it is stated they have been repulsed.
The battle line in Galicia now ex
tends from the Vistula river just
north of Sezoucin along the line of
railroad that parallels the Donajec
connecting the northern and south
ern Galician lines.
The Russians have attempted to.