WAR IN EUROPE.
Paris, November 8.
An official communique states:— The action between the North Sea and the Lys is less violent. We have repulsed attacks towards Dixmude and north east of Ypres, and assumed the offensive nearly all along this front. We have advanced notably north of Messines ,
The British have progressed slightly around Armentieres.
The enemy's attacks between La Basse and Arras have been repulsed. We have markedly advanced around Soissons, and consolidated our advances in the Vailly region and north of (Jhavonne and Loupir. Wβ are organising points at Dappui, which we recently captured. Near Verdun a thick fog over northern area, aiso over Champagne and Lorraine, 'ia restricting the action jof the artillery and aviators.
Pabis, November 8
" An eye witness of the Saint Mihiel fighting says that the German losses there have been frightful. The Germans are now closely hemmed in on their front and both Hanks.
THE ALLIES ADVANCE.
Constantinople, Nov. 8.
The Goeben and her consorts have arrivfeci, having escaped encounter with Russian warships,
THE ELUSIVE EMDEN.
Perth, November 9|
The steamer Paroo from Singapore reports that ft British cruiser sighted the Ernden near Penangi She was coaling from two storeships at the time, and bolted as soon as she sighted the British chip. The latter sank one of the storesbips and cap tured the other, which proved to he a Greek collier. A German naval re- , serve lieutenant was aboard the collier, and, replying to a suggestion that the Emden's successful raids were due to someone aboard her being acquainted with the Eastern trade routes, declared, "I'm the man."
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