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GERMAN ARMY RETREATING.

ALLIES SUCCESSFUL OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS PROGRESS OF RUSSIAN ARMIES. HIGH COMMISSIONER'S LATEST CABLE. London, September 9. Reliable.—War reports to day are encouraging. On the Allies'left wing the Germans are retreating across Monn. The Allies are still on the offensive near Marne and advancing. It is estimated that 3,000,000 men are engaged in the battle now progressing along front Meaux, 20 miles from Paris to Verden, and southward to Swiss waters. Patriotic offer from Viceroy and Indian Princes evoked great applause when read in the House of Commons to night, in some instances the Indians offering the Empire everything they possess. The Austrians are retiring before the Russians, and have evacuated Russian Poland. Aα official report from Paris reports a general advance today of the Allies centre. There : was no action on right wing and no advance in the Vosges and Alsace. The Germans were reinforced on the Allies' left wing, but the position is regarded as satisfactory. The enemy is still retreatirjg. After desperate fighting at Montegrin, General Vicotich dispersed 10,000 Austrians and occupied Focin." The Pres3 Bureau forbids any mention in the Pressof the movements of colonial contingents. The municipal authorities in England have been requested to reduce powerful lights visible at sea or in the air,

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GERMAN ARMY RETREATING., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4428, 11 September 1914

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GERMAN ARMY RETREATING. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4428, 11 September 1914

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