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GERMAN CRUISER ESCAPES CHILEAN HARBOR
RUSSIANS DEFEATED IN POLAND
Ancona Terrific storm in the Ad
riatic has compelled the allied fleet
to lift blockade of Austrian coast.
Santiago, Chile The German
steamer Luxer, which was detained
at Coronel for loaamg3,000 tons of
supplies for the German fleet, slipped
out of the harbor last night. The
Luxer sailed, despite the refusal of
clearance papers from the Chilean
London Berlin military circles es
timate that-the German losses to date
at 1,250,000 in killed, wounded and
missing, according to a Copenhagen
dispatch received here today. This
estimate, it is declared does not in
clude at least a half million sick.
Paris All reports here indicate
that the Germans have found Dix
mude, which they continue to hold,
one of the hottest spots along the en
tire battle line. The town has been
knocked to pieces'.
The warships on the coast are de
clared to be dropping their shells into
the German position and the forcing
of the allies from this point has been
of little advantage.
The immediate objective of Gen.
Von Hindenberg's army advancing
through Poland apparently is Lowicz.
This town is on the main railroad
from Warsaw and only 40 miles from
the capital of the Polish provinces.
The Russian war office has admitted
a retirement along the river Bzura
between Kutne and Lowicz. Kutno is
20 miles to the west of Lowicz.
Sault Ste Marie, Ont. Facing a
possible penalty of death for alleged
high treason, Robert Sayer of the
Canadian Soo was held in jail here
today by military authorities. He is
charged with smuggling Austrian re
servists across the St Mary's river
from Canada to Michigan soil.
Amsterdam. Shooting of an Eng
lish woman as a spy in the barracks
at Courtrai was reported in a mes
sage received here today. The wom
an, it was said, was dressed in the
garments of a priest when captured
by the Germans,
Warships forced to put to sea to avoid
being driven ashore.
Petrograd German troops being
poured into Russian Poland in sup
port of Gen. Von Hindenberg's at
tempt to crush Russian forces thrown
back after their advance toward
Admitted here that German troops
have now advanced approximately
fifty miles into Russian territory.
Two other actions of great im
portance are also now in full swing
one on the Czenstochown-Cracow
lines and the other in East Prussia.
The advance upon Cracow continues
to progress, it is stated here. In East
Prussia the Russian troops are de
'clared to have advanced four miles
beyond Angerburg. Fighting is still
in progress in the Mazurian lake
Paris Tremendous pressure is now
being exerted on allied line from
Ypres southward to LaHassee. Ar
mentierres has been partially de
stroyed by German bombardment. A
great section of the town is in flames.
Armentierres may be levelled as
Nieuport and Dixmude have been in
the attempt of Germans to find weak
spot in lines of French and British
through which to break through to
ward the coast,
British troops north of Arras have
launched vigorous counter 'offensive
movements against Germans. Con
stant artillery fire has keen kept up,
and determined charges by the Ger
mans repulsed at the very brink of
the trenches. The British have then
endeavored to advance, but their for
ward movement has been slow and
The bombardment from the coast
to Ypres continues with no change in
Amsterdam Gen, Von Voights-
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