ALLIES HARASSING THE GERMANS.
ENEMY DRIVEN BACK THIRTY MILES. GERMAN BATTALIONS CANCELLED ENTERIC IN GERMAN LINES. FALL OF TSING-TAO IMMINENT. ADMIRALTY AND THE ANTWERP NAVALS. Press Association —By Telegraph—Copyright. ENEMY DRIVEN BACK MORE THAN 30 MILES. LONDON, October 18 (10.5 p.m.). Official : The British have made good progress. During the last few days in the northern area the Allies have driven the enemy back more than 30 miles. ARE THE GERMANS STILL AT OSTEND? LONDON, October 18. It is rumored that the Germans have withdrawn from Ostend and the southwest. .GERMANS SCURRYING. PARIS, October 18. The Allies have made strong progress on the left, where they compelled the Germans to retreat, and the reoccupation of Estaires forced the Germans to hurriedly vacate the plain between Hazebrouck and Lille. The Germans have withdrawn from the- uplands in the south and south-east. THE ENEMY'S AMMUNITION SHORT. 1 PARIS, October 18. The Germans recently threatened the ! northern French coast. * Besides suffering heavily from shortage of ammunition and stores," the heavy rain of the past few days has rendered the parts between the two armies a rnoraes. REPULSED AND HIT HARD. PARIS, October 18 (midnight). Official : The Germans made two violent attacks on East St. Die, which were repulsed with serious losses. GERMAN PLANS GO AWRY. LONDON, October 18 (evening). The ' Vossische Zeitung' admits that the German plans were upset by the Allies' retreat from Antwerp. The Germans were 'confident of capturing Antwerp's defenders. THE ENEMY COMING AND GOING. SUFFERING ALL THE TIME. AMSTERDAM, October 18. A strong German force has left Bruges with guns Francewards. Great numbers of German wounded have arrived at Bruges. It is rumored that the Germans have retreated from West Flanders. They commandeered 125,000 francs' worth of hay and oats at Blenkenberg as a ransom. GERMAN BATTALIONS WIPED OUT. LONDON, October 18 (evening). Dealing with the latest casualty lists, the German papers confirm the AngloFrench claims that whole German battalions were wiped out. Such phrases as "innumerable losses" and "tremendous number of dead and wounded" are appended to the names of several regiments. ANTWERP, PEOPLE RETURNING. (London ' Tides ' and Sydney ' Sun ' Services.) LONDON, October 18. The Queen of the Belgians remains with the King and Staff at headquarters. Many Antwerpians are returning to the city. CULTURED (?) INVADERS. PARIS, October 18. Incredible violence is reported from all villages near Lille. Ready-made concrete platforms have been discovered in former German houses that have been destroyed.
Permanent link to this item
ALLIES HARASSING THE GERMANS., Evening Star, Issue 15628, 20 October 1914