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AUSTRIANS DRIVEN BACK.

London, September 2 Official—Tbe Russian army has completely routed four Austrian corps near Lemberg with enormous losses. They captured 150 guns. St. Petersbubg, Sept. 2.

Official —The enemy desperately at tempted to stop the advance to Lemberg by a flank attack in tbe direction of Kalicz, which was heavily repulsed. We buried 4800 Austrians on the battlefield, and captured thirtytwo guns and many prisoners, including a general, on tbe south front in the Warsaw district, We repelled all attacks, and, assuming the offensive on tbe right wing, forced the Austrians to retreat. We captured three gun 3, ten mitrailleuses and a thousand prisoners. Vienna, September 2. The official ; archieves have been removed from Lemberg in expectation of the Russian occupation by the Cossacks. GERMAN AMBASSADOR RE PORTS GREAT CAPTURE. Washington, Sept. 2. The German Ambassador is conliaualiy issuing reports of German victonts. The latest appears to be the capture of 30,000 Russians near Allenstein, including two generals and entire aniliery. / St Petersburg, September 2. Tbe Czar has conferred twenty c ossi s and the military orde.' of St. George upon an infantry company for rescuing a disabled battery in East Prussia under a raking fire. Reuters correspondent at Petrograd reports that Russian reinforcements arrived immediately after their reverse The place is not stated. London, September 2.

A telegram from Copenhagen re ports that the roads are blocked with carts laden with refugees from Eas:. Prussia. Two thousand five hundred arrived in Berlin in two days, Refugees from Ortelsberg state tbat the whole neighbourhood' is in flames, and residents were ordered lo leave on Friday because the Cossacks were only two days' march away.

BRITISH CAPTURE 10 GUNS Paris, Sepfcemh r 2 Official—Tbe English captured ten guns in the fcrest fightParis, September 2. Forty Red Cross automobiles have left Lille for a neighbourhood where lha dead and wounded are in exceptionally large numbers.

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AUSTRIANS DRIVEN BACK., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4426, 4 September 1914

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AUSTRIANS DRIVEN BACK. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4426, 4 September 1914

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