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  2. Brilliant Charge by Zouaves.

    A communique says:— "The Zouaves, by means of a brilliant bayonet attack, took positions near the Lille-Arras road. In the same region our ...

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  3. THE EUROPEAN WAR.

    According to official reports received here, Germany is hastening preparations on an unprecedented scale, and is summoning up reservists for a supreme effort by the ...

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  4. GERMAN AIRMEN DEFEATED.

    German airmen have been showing considerable activity in North-east France. One who, as reported a day or two ago, had flown as far as Amiens, and was ...

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  5. GERMAN TRENCHES DESTROYED.

    An official announcement has been made that the French troops by a sudden coup have succeeded in destroying trenches recently constructed by the Germans in ...

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  6. FRENCH FORCED TO RETIRE.

    Further details of the battle at Soissons state that the French army made a resolute advance on the Bethune road, and reached a farm, where they encountered ...

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  7. GERMANS CONCENTRATE ON RIGHT.

    It is reported from Amsterdam that strong German forces are being concentrated at Spincourt, 18 miles north-east of Verdun, and at Briey, 14 miles north-west ...

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  8. ANOTHER BRITISH VICTORY.

    The German force in mass moved against the North Staffordshire Regiment near Ypres, in West Flanders (Belgium), but became bogged in the mud, becoming easy ...

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  9. AIRSHIPS OVER CHANNEL.

    Many rumors are current in London to the effect that German airships have been sighted over the English Channel. ...

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  10. AN IMPORTANT CAPTURE.

    The capture of the positions and trenches in the neighborhood of Perthes and their proximity to the Perthes—Bazancourt—Apremont railway renders the capture ...

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  11. BOMBARDMENT OF LONDON.

    The German Minister at Copenhagen told the correspondent of the Petrograd "Courier" that bad weather prevented a bombardment of London the first week of ...

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  12. ALLIES' EFFECTIVE ARTILLERY.

    Dealing with the effect of the new explosives being used by the Allies' artillery, "Eye-witness" says:—"The enemy is now experiencing to a far greater extent ...

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  13. FRENCH NIGHT ATTACK ON ENEMY.

    A brilliant attack is recorded by a battalion of French Alpine Chasseurs upon a much larger body of Germans in the country between Rheims and the Argonne ridge. ...

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  14. BAD WEATHER PREVAILS.

    In a communique issued in the French capital it is stated that a mist has hampered artillery operations in Belgium. A cannonade has been maintained around ...

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  15. GERMANY'S EXAGGERATED FIGURES

    Germany issued an official statement by wireless that the Soissons battle was comparable to Gravelotte, and that 5000 French were killed and 5200 taken prisoner. ...

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  16. BRITISH PRISONERS IN GERMANY.

    Major C. B. Vandeleur, of the Cameronians, who escaped from the prisoners' camp in Germany, said while not complaining of the food or ...

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  17. GERMANS BOMBARD SOISSONS

    Germans violently bombarded Soissons on Thursday. Fire has broken out in several parts of the town. The tower and portico of the ...

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  18. GERMAN GUNS ON COAST.

    Attempts by the Germans to move new guns on the coast have been abandoned. The guns sunk to the breechlock in the mud. ...

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  19. FIRE IN BRUSSELS.

    An Amsterdam advice states that refugees from Brussels report that a great fire is raging in the Belgian capital. ...

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  20. GREAT FIRE AT ANTWERP.

    Refugees who reached Holland on Monday reported that a great fire was burning in the Belgian capital, Brussels. It is now announced that the reported ...

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  21. FRENCH ATTACK AND LOSE HEAVILY

    The gallant struggle at Soissons still continues. One regiment recrossed the river and dashed on the German line. The conflict ...

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  22. LILLE HELD BY GERMANS.

    The newspaper "Gaulois" states that the Germans are prepared to defend Lille street by street. PARIS, 15th January. ...

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  23. FIGHTING AROUND SOISSONS.

    A German wireless message received in England asserts that the German troops, north-east of Soissons, attacked the heights of Vregny, six miles to the north-east, and ...

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  24. FRENCH SUCCESS.

    A communique says:— "We captured a trench near Perthes (24 miles east of Rheims) and a forest north of Bean Sejour (27 miles cast of Rheims).'' ...

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  25. THRILLING AERIAL CONTEST.

    It is reported from Dunkirk that after the German airmen had dropped bombs on Malcesbains, two Belgian aviators ascended and valiantly attacked seven German ...

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  26. SUBMARINE RAID ON DOVER.

    Two German submarines made a daring attempt to enter Dover Harbor to-day. They were seen by the men of the shore batteries, who opened fire, and repulsed ...

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  27. BRILLIANT BRITISH SUCCESS.

    Reuter reports that the British on Thursday captured an important strategic point at La Bassee, 13 miles couth-east of Lille, in Northern France. ...

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  28. FRENCH POSITIONS MAINTAINED.

    A later Paris communique dealing with the fighting around Soissons says:— "There has been heavy fighting north of Soissons. We have progressed slightly to ...

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  29. AERIAL RAID ON ENGLAND.

    When news was received in London that German aeroplanes had been seen flying across the Channel in the direction of the capital, special constables in several of the ...

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  30. GERMAN SUCCESS ADMITTED.

    A communique issued last night states:— "The enemy's attacks northward of Soissons have been checked. "The damage to a bridge compelled us to ...

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