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GERMAN BOMB WRECKS AMERICAN CONSUL
ATE MANY RUSSIANS KILLED BY EXPLOSION
Washington. A bomb dropped
from a German-airship exploded in
front of the American consulate at
Warsaw, Russia, breaking the glass
in the windows of the office and kill
ing and injuring persons who "were
in the street, according to an offi
cial dispatch to the state department
Berlin, Via Wireless to London.
The war office statement today says
the fighting in Poland is still with
out result. On the west several Bel
gians were 'killed by the bombard
ment of the British warships.
"The British yesterday bombarded
our troops at Lombertzyde and Zee
Brugge," is is stated. "Only slight
damage was done. A number of Bel
gian villagers were killed and in
jured. Berlin, via The Hague. An offi
cial statement from Vienna today de
clares the Austro-German offensive
between Czenstochowo and Cracow
continues without decisive results.
Pilica, northwest of Miechow, has
bden captured and 2,000 prisoners
The Hague. Six German sub
marines in the harbor of Zee Brugge
and under construction remain un
damaged today after a vigorous
bombardment of the Belgian town
by the British fleet off the coast.
The British gunners centered their
fire near the point where the subma
rines were supposed to be located,
but none of their shots struck the ,
vessels being prepared for service.
Paris, Nov. 24- A thick fog pre
vailing over the western battle front
Interfered with operations yesterday
and there was less cannonading, the
official communique this afternoon
The cold weather has greatly fa
cilitated the movement- of artillery
both in the allied and German lines.
JBjbads,no. completely, inundated may
now be used, having become partly
frozen. The lifting of fogs and ces
sation of rains and snow, also has en
abled allied ship on the coast to aid
the troops with more regularity.
Berlin, via The Hague. Situation
on eastern front continues favorable,
it was asserted here today.
The arrival of Russian reinforce
ments has been admitted and this, it
was stated, his delayed a decision of
the issue in Poland. Every confidence
is still expressed, however, in ulti
mate victory for the army of General
Cairo, Egypt. Reports of engage
ment between a British and Moslem
camel corps, in which twenty of the
enemy were killed before the British
force retreated to avoid envelopment
by a superior cavalry force, were re
ceived here today. One Egyptian and
one Indian officer of the British force
were killed, together with 12 men.
Three men were wounded.
Petrograd, German forces en
gaged in a battle about Lodz have
fallen back 25 miles west of that
point. Official statement from the
war office reports "favorable news
from the front between the Vistula
and Warthe where the Germans have
Continued success in the Caucasus
is reported today in an official state
ment covering that campaign.
"Russian advance parties continue
to repulse the enemy," it is asserted.
Several caissons of an ammunition
train, were captured south of Kara-
kilisse and Alaschgard.
London. 700 Irish soldiers have
made their wills in the little form at
tached to their prayer books, be
queathing all their possessions to
John Redmond, home rule champion.
Alderman Geiger caused arrest of
conductor who put him off car. Local
transportaiton committee to pass on
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