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GREATEST RATTLE OF YEAR ON-
GERMAN LOSE GROUND
Paris. Greatest battle of year on
western front is being waged today
with even more furious attacks than
characterized beginning of Anglo
Second stroke made last night
Germans yielding ground yard by
yard iri1 Champagne, have made sev-'
eral attempts to stem advance by J
flooding area Defore tneir trencnes
with clouls of asphyxiating gases.
JDgh winds swept vapors away as
they left German trenches.
, To the north British reported" to be i
tnaking further progress under the
greatest difficulties. Strongest de-i
Tensive line of western iront reaches i
from Arras northward to sea. Aeainst
this barrier Gen. French is driving j
with remarkable success.
' Bavarian Crown Prince Rupprecht
rushed up his reserves and made re
peated efforts to get new grip on
tneir posjuons ana start counter-or-ifensive
against French's hosts. Brit
ish beat down each separate attempt.
'Berlin. First rush of Anglo-French
troops in west has been met an stop
ped. Second rush, it was promised
here today, will be dealt with even
Believed offensive movement will
crumble into mere trench warfare be
fore end of prsent week. Opinion
prevails here that onslaughts against
German positions will last for at least
a week unless disaster like that ex
perienced by British at-Neuve Cha
pelle halts the" operations.
.' Since their first day's assaults
neither British nor French have dent
ed German line.
" Petrograd. Russian warships
bomharded German positions near
gulf- of Riga on Saturday morning,
silencing all enemy batteries. Chance
shot from one of German guns struck
Russian vessel, killing Commander
pjrince Wissemski, Capfc Swinin and
5, others and wounding 8 sailors.
" London, Mussulman population
of -Adrianople has risen In revolt
against Adil 'Bey, Turkish vail of
Adrianople. Vali's 2 sons and 2
chauffeurs killed and his wife injured
by a mob, according to Athens cor
respondent of Exchange Telegraph.
The correspondent reported that
money is being removed from leading
Turkish banks and transferred to
Asia Minor and that .inhabitants of
villages along Sea of Marmora have
been ordered to hold themselves in
readiness to evacuate.
Paris. Despite 'most obstinate re?
distance French have made further
gains both in Champagne region and
around Arras. During last night the
French troops took offensive in Ar
gonne and recaptured nearly all the
trench sections taken by the crown
Crown prince threw 18 battalions
against French lines around hill
known as "the daughter of death"
and elsewhere in Argonne. When the
Germans finally retired to their
trenches slopes of "the daughter of
death" were "covered with German
London. Exchange Telepraph's
Athens correspondent wired today
that it has been learned positively at
Athens that Austro-Germans plan to
begin their invasion of Serbia within
Sofia. Official bulletin today con
firmed appointment of the Crown
Prince Boris to lead Bulgarian arm
ies. Gen. Gekoff was named assist
ant commander-in-chief, Gen. Kutin
choff, minister of war and Gen. Jos?
toff, chief of general staff.
London. Official reports that rail
way traffic between Bulgaria and
Roumania has been stopped.
With the full skirt now taking the
place of the tight hobble figure, wom
en may be referred to as almost re
formed. ' o o
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had raw egg or milk in it always soak
the dish in cold water before putting
it into hot water.