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FIVE DAYS' FIGHTING BY THE RUSSIANS. HUNDREDS OF GERMAN PRISONERS. ENEMY AMBUSHED WITH LOSS OF 2,000. (Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright.) PETROGRAD, October 19. (Received October 20, at 2.25 p.m.) Hundreds of German prisoners are reaching Warsaw, the result of five days' fighting between Ivangorod and Yiberoff. The Russian commander Yusevoff, learning that the Germans were preparing to cross the river, baited a trap with several guna in an exposed position. During the night he concealed 16 field guns nearer the river, and aUrried infantry with four quick-firers to hide in the bushes on the river bank. The Russians allowed 2,000 of the Germans to board rafts, and when I they were about to land fired shrapnel, working havoc on the packed rafts. Many jumped into the water and attempted to swim. The Russian sharpshooters picked them off, and all the 2,000 were either shot or fell under the bayonet charge wherewith the Russians finished the affair. The Germans on the other bank were unable to fire, fearing to kill their own men. WHY RISK HUNDREDS OF LIVES? A PERTINENT QUESTION. LONDON, October 19. 'The Times' says editorially that the one anxiety of our men is to meet the German Navy in tho open, and it asks whether it is necessary or even desirable to employ cruisers like the Hawke to patrol and inspect commerce. Could this not lie done better and more effectively by small merchant ships carrying a couple of 6m guns that are faster than many of the cruisers that are now engaged? The loss in men and material would be relatively insignificant if they came to grief. REFUGEES~TO LEAVE "DOVER. LONDON; October 19. The commander at Dover has ordered foreign refugees to leave within a week. There has been considerable trouble with suspected spies. MR NOEL BUXTON. BUCHAREST, October 19. The Foreign Minister visited Mr Buxton's residence, expressing the Government's regret at tho odious crime. FIGHTING NEAR NIEUPORT. PARIS, October 19. Severe fighting occurred near Nieuport ou Sunday. ENEMY ADVANCING ON DUNKIRK. PARIS, October 19. The Germans are between Fumes and Dunkirk, and advancing upon Dunkirk.

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STOP PRESS ITEMS., Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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STOP PRESS ITEMS. Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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