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- Parts, The Germans are in full retreat from the
Rivers Oise and Marne. The Anglo-French forces are in
hot pursuit, at the resistance is very much less and it is
apparent that the enemy. has been greatly weakened.
Washington. "Gen. Hindenburg's victorious prog'
ress in East Prussia continued," the Berlin foreign office
notified the German embassy today. In a radiogram it
is stated that "the Russians attempted to relieve the pres
sure on the defeated left-wing, but were defeatd."
Paris. Stated that 6,000 German prisoners cap'
tured by allies found to be actually starving, which con
firms report that Germans are short of all supplies.
Ghent. Germans have abandoned Ghent and Bel'
gian troops have re-occupied their positions outside of the
London. Winston Churchill declares there will be
no compromise with Germany. England will put 1,000,
000 men in field and navy expects to end forever menace
to. peace of German navy.
Paris. The official announcement
made "public at Bordeaux at 3 o'clock
this afternoon stated that the Ger
man retreat was continued with the
British-French columns hotly pursu
ing the.German right wing along the
Aisne river. The Germans are report
ed to have lost much equipment in
the wooded country through which
they are fleeing.
London. The war bureau an
nounces that the British pursuit of
the Germans continues uninterrupt
edly and that numerous prisoners are
being taken. It is stated that the
French have captured the entire ar
tillery equipment qf a single German
London. The German possessions
in the Solomon Islands, vhich in
clude Bougainville' and Duka, and are
under the jurisdiction of the officials
of Kaiser Wilhelm's Land, havetoeen
seized hy British warships.
Petrograd. The war office ahf
nouhces that the efforts of Gen. Von
Auffenberg to reorganize his fleeing
forces in Galicia have failed and that
the Austnans are still in full retreat.
The total losses of the Austnans in
the last two days are declared to total
125,000, of whom 80,000 were Jaken
It is declared that so many Aus
trians have been taken prisoners,
that the problem of caring for them
is a most serious one. It has been
necessary to detail additional troops
to guard them until they can be sent
to the interior concentration camps.
The occupation of Tomaszow en
tained a desperate charge by the
Russian forces on a strongly en
trenched position. The Austrians,
heavily reinforced by the Germans,
fought desperately, "but were badly
cut up and forced to retire in the ut