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PROGRESS OF ALLIES.

a THE CAPTURE OF LILLE, I Paris, October 14. I An official communique records a notable advance on tbe part ot tbe a Allies in the Berry Aubac district, be--3 tween the Meuse and the Argonnes, 3 The French on Tuesday resumed 6 the offensive at Hazebrouck Betbune, ' where th 9 Germans were seeking to | cut off the ailied forces in Belgium. , Having failed to capture Lille by sur- : prise attacks, the Germans rushed up i forty thousand men and crushed tbe resistance of the Territorials. A GERMAN BULLETIN. Amsterdam, October 14. A communique received at Berlin from the western army headquarters in France states that the enemies violent attacks eastward of Soissons were repulsed. There is heavy fight ing in tbe Argonne, where the Germans are advancing in dense underwood over very difficult ground with siege guns for use against tbe French, who offer the most obstinate resistance, firing trees, where machine guns have been mounted. Be sides their rifle pits; the French have built strong points of support. The communique concludes: "The French attacks at St. Mibiel have been repulsed, and Etain is still in our possession.". ' THE FAL r j OF ANTWERP. '

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PROGRESS OF ALLIES., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 16 October 1914

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PROGRESS OF ALLIES. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 16 October 1914

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