TEUTON ALLIES MAKE GAINS
NISH ABOUT TO FALL
Berlin, via London. Bulgarians
have taken Nishalafat, ten miles
northwest of Nish, by storm.
Berlin, via London. Germans un
der Marshal Von. Hindenburg in
Dvinsk district have re-occupied 12
mile line from which Russians had
forced them to retreat, and re-occupied
London. Early fall of Nish fore
seen here tdday. Believed it would
be occupied by Bulgars ahead of
With loss of Nish it was general
opinion among British military ex
perts that nothing would be left for
Serbs to do but retreat to westward
if the way still remains open. Oth
erwise it was predicted they would
be crushed between Austro-German
forces which are still rolling toward
them from northward and Bulgars
at their rear.
Whether they can get out of trap
at all will depend on strength of the
Austrians along north and Bulgars
on south part of Serbian western
Middlesbrough, Eng. The British
steamship Friargate sunk by German
submarine. Five of crew landed here.
Paris. Huge losses by invaders as
price of every foot of ground gained
in Serbia, claimed in official report
received from Nish.
Paris. Another important French
victory over Germans in Champagne
announced by war office. After vio
lent attack French reoccupied major
portion of the Germans' advanced
trenches in the vicinity of Chausson
farm, expelling defenders despite use
of fluid fire.
Vienna, via Berlin and London.
Gen. Von Linsingen's German forces
have broken into the Russians' main
front west of Czartorysk, in Volhynia
district adjoining Galicia on north
each and at southern extremity of
kaiser's line in Russia.
Between Austrians and Russians
on Stripa river fighting still on. En-1
emy was repulsed in attack north of
Buczaoz, 70 miles southeast of Lem
berg. o o
GERMANY'S PEACE CONDITIONS
ARE SET FORTH
Washington, Nov. 4. "When Eng
land begins to talk peace the war in
Europe will be near close. Germany
looks to England to open discussion
and Germany's terms already are
An official who has faithfully re
flected views of Ambassador Bern
storff since peace talk first began
made this declaration to&ay and set
forth Germany's peace conditions as
Heavy indemnity from allies to pay
Germany's war debt
Retention of Poland, which will be
made an autonomous state with cus
toms alliance; retention of strip of
Courland and territory now held by
Germany in Russia until war indem
nity is paid.
Restoration of at least part of Ger
many's colonial possessions and
probably return of alL
Absolute "freedom of the seas."
Germany will give up Belgium,
which "she does not care to assimi
late." Evacuation of Balkans bv Russia.
DENY IMPENDING PEACE
Berlin, via Amsterdam and Lon
don, Nov. 4. Peace rumors are abso
lutely without foundation, according
to assurances given the United Press
from reliable sources.
Berlin, via Tuckerton Wireless.
"Clumsy attempts by our enemies to
raise their own spirits and convince
themselves that Germany is weary
of war," was the Nord Deutsche Al
legemeine's characterization of re
ports that Germany has initiated a
Washington. "The Italian embas
sy has been instructed to deny most
emphatically any kind of attempt by
the Italian government to discuss
peace," said a brief formal statement
given out by the embassy.
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