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500 CIVILIANS KILLED IN BOMBARDMENT OF
RHEIMS GERMANS REINFORCED
Bordeaux, Sept. 29. The war office today announc'
ed that a compilation of the statistics received regarding
the bombardment of Rheims shows that 500 civilians
London. German cruiser Edem has sunk four
British steamers in Indian ocean.
Bucharest. King Carlo of Roumania has called
meeting of cabinet for Wednesday, at which govern
ment's future course in war will be decided.
Berlin, via The Hague. German general staff
claims continued success along the Meuse, with capture
of many forts.
London ,Sept. 29. British army authorities are ad
mittedly gravely concerned over the sanitary situation
in the field.
Paris. Officers familiar with situation declare that
German casualties in battle of Aisne now believed en
tering its decisive stage totals fully 180,000 in killed,
wounded and missing. Losses of allies they say will
probably reach 100,000.
London. Constantly recurring reports insist that
not only is true Asiatic cholera present in Austria among
the wounded in Vienna and Budapest and among troops
on firing line in Galicia, but that it actually kas developed
in other parts of Russia.
In addition typhoid and typhus as well as dysentery
is said to be raging in ranks of some of the German arm
ies and many French and British soldiers sent back from
the field base are suffering from milder diseases.
Amsterdam, Sept 29. It is report
ed that 20,000 Germans have re-occupied
Alost and that the Belgians
who are now advancing from Ant
werp in the general direction of
Brussels are now in contact with the
Germans and that a general battle is
believed to be beginning.
Amsterdam. German Zeppelins
continue their activity in Northern
Belgium. One today dropped four
bombs on the old city of Deynze and
two on the equally historic cloth
making city of Thiell.
The bombs dropped on Deynze
badly damaged the convent of Sti
III ! . Ml