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BRITISH SUBMARINE SUNK GERMAN SHIP
ALSO GOES DOWN OTHER WAR NEWS
Berlin, Oct. 20 (Via Wireless Through Sayville, L.
I., to the United Press). It was officially announced)
here today that the new British submarine E-3 was sunk
by German war$hips in the North Sea on Sunday. (This
is the first report that has reached here of the loss of a
British submarine. The E-3 went into commission in No
Tokio. The German submarine S-90, which recent'
ly escaped from Kiao Chau, has been wrecked on the
Shantung peninsula. It is also announced that a Ger
man surveying ship has also been captured and sunk.
Harwich, England. Unconfirmed
report that Hamburg-American pas
senger liner Potsdam struck mine in
North Sea and was forced to return
Tokio. It is officially announced
that for "strategic reasons" the Jap
anese naval detachments have seized
the principal islands in the German
groups of the Marshall, Ladrone, East
and West Caroline Archipelagoes.
These islands have been used by the
Germans as bases for their warships
operating in the Pacific.
Paris. The general improvement
of the situation on the left and right
wings continues. In the north, al
though the Germans still hold their
stirongly entrenched lines about Lille,
they are being held in' check to the
west and have been unable to move
The general staff now considers
Dunkirk safe, inasmuch as heavy re
inforcements have been sent to the
fortifications there and also to the
support of the Belgians who are hold
ing the line of the Yser river.
Interest today however centered on
the situation on the right. The Ger
mans have renewed their attempts
against the Meuse line of forts only
to be in turn badly defeated and
driven back at a number of points.
London. Advices from Naples de
clare that passengers arriving there
from Greece say that entire Greek
and navy are ready for war. Greece
has 450,000 soldiers in her first lino
ready for immediate action.
London. Advices from Rome in
dicate that the friction between Italy
and Austria is constantly increasing.
The bitter feelin has been greatly
added to by the declaration of Prince
Von Hohenlohe, governor of Trieste,
that he is convinced the fire in the
Monfalcone dockyards more than a
week ago was the result of an Italian
London. Repulsed in their at
tempt to break the allied line from
the north and overwhelin Dunkirk,
the Germans are today trying to
break through from the direction of
Lille and Monin. Very strong forces
of German infantry, supported by
Austrian and German artillery
mounted on heavy motor trucks, are
pressing forward along the main
highways from thees points.
Berlin. In admitting the loss of
the destroyers S-115, S-118, S-117
and S-119, the admiralty states that
the worst feature of the loss was the
death of the majority of the membeis
of the crews, all especially trained