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have been Tepulsed, the German of
The Germans also declare the
French are now systematically bom
barding and destroying all villages in
the rear of the German lines, using
their longest range guns for this pur
pose. Many non-combatants, as well
as soldier have been killed.
Paris. Mining operations by both
sides have featured the operations on
the battle front during the last 36
hours. The Germans, operating with
veteran sappers, succeeded in demol
ishing French caissons in the region
between BeaUmetz and Achicourt.
The French managed to demolish a
line of German trenches at Parvil
liers and in the forest of Selle.
It was admitted today that on New
Tear's eve the Germans attacked in
force at numerous points along the
battle line, but the war office insists
that they were everywhere repulsed.
The violent artillery duel continues
on the dunes at Nieuport, at Zonne
beke and' in the region of Arras, Al
bert and Roye.
Petrograd. In the Mlawa region
the Germans have vainly tried to as
sume the offensive and severe fight
ing continues there. Slight German
gains are admitted at several points,
but none of the Russian strategic po
sitions are as yet threatened!
The Germans who had erected
earthworks and were holding the
.island of Janyshew, opposite Vyso
grod, have been shelled and driven
back to the opposite shore by Rus
sian steamers on which heavy artil
lery was mounted. The German loss
are declared to have been heavy.
Paris. Meager reports from the
battle front today tell of renewed
German drives agalnstthe French in
the Argonne region and between the
Moselle and the Meuse. Thouasnds
of rinforcements have ben brought
up and a gneral offensive has been at
tempted, plainly for the purpose of
forcing a withdrawal in Alsave, where
the Germans are being strongly
Petrograd. Interest in the cam
paign today' is divided between the
operations in the Carpathians and
in Caucasia. The Russian troops
which routed the Austrians have
succeeded in capturing four of the
passes through the mountains and al
ready the fleeing Austrians are be
ing driven south In Harungary. The
Russian losses in the operation are
Vienna. There is now no doubt
that the main Russian attack in be
ing directed against Hunkary, instead
of Germany or Western Galicia. Of
ficial dispatches from the front say
that the Russians in enormous force
have driven away through the pass
es of the Carpathians, advancing in
four columns from Nysykow, SkyL
Turka and Gorlice.
DIARY WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN
DOROTHY ARNOLD'S FOUND
Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 2. Rumors
that Dorothy Arnold, the New York
heiress who disappeared in 1910, is,
in this city were revived today by the
finding of a diary which may have
belonged to her. It is a chronicle of
a girl's life tells of four years spent
on the coast of China and contains
comments upon the life there of un
fortunate American girls.
'But I am not weak; I am strong,"
one entry reads. "There is always
the muddy Whang-Poo."
The diary also makes reference to
the Arnold family and to friends of
that family. Several letters were
found with the diary, all signed "Dor
othy" or "D. Arnold."
One was addressed to Miss Mary
Lyons, 405 State sL, Washington, '
D. C. It said the writer was going
to live at Hollywood and that mail
addressed to "Mary Gordon, .General
Delivery," would reach her.
As a war measure, London dudes
were about to boycott Turkish , to
bacco when a dealer announced that
it comes from Greece. Oh! we
thought it came from New Jersey,