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RUSSIANS HEAVILY ENGACEO. NO DECISIOX YET. HEADWAY IN - EAST PRUSSIA. PETROGRAD, November 20. Official: The batiks in progress on the Viatula-Warta front and the Czernsto-chov7a-Cr*cov» lino ate extremely desperate, presenting generally ceaseless alternations ol offunsive and defensive. Th'fi German trendies eastward of AjerLtirL' (East Prussia) were (Wended by triple v-etrtical lin<?s of wire entanglements. We carried portions of these on the paa«age between Lakes Buvelno and Yailo, capturing 10 guns, six machine guru, and

THE SLAV SOLDIER. (London 'Time*' and Sydney 'Sun* Services.) LONDON, November 19. A correspondent who spent three weeks with the Russian army says the most vivid impression created upon him was that of the soberness and good behaviour of the troops. He did not'see one drunken and disorderly soldier. Russia has under way a huge engine which is moving with colossal momentum. THE TURKISH CAMPAIGN. PETROGRAD, November 20. Official: The Russians defeated a Turkish column in the Ottiechai Valley. An action is proceeding along the Krzeroura front, but it has been hindered by rain. BLACK SEA FICHT. GOEBEN AND~BRESLAU RUN. LATTER ESCAPES HARM. PETROGRAD. November 19. Official: The Russian fleet, when returning to Sebastopol after a crnise along the Anatolian coast, sighted the Goeben and Breslau 25 miles off the Chersonese lighthouse. Tho Russians immediately manoeuvred into battle order, and their flagship, the I Evstafi, opened fire with her 12in guns at a distance of 40 cables. The other Russian warships made excellent practice, and there were explosions on the Goehen, which was evidently surprised. Some delay occurred before the Goeben fired, and then a broadside of heavv guns was concentrated on her by the Evstafi until the Goeben was forced to fly. The Breslau, taking advantage of her speed, did not participate in tho fighting. The Evstafi was little damaged, though 33 of her crew were killed and 25 wouuded. AUSTRIA AND SERVIA. (London 'Times' and Sydney 'Sun" Services.) LONDON, November 19. A message from Nish announces that the Servian artillery successfully bombarded the Austrians at Orchada, and the enemy eventually fled in panic. Two columns of the enemy were defeated at Obrenowatz (10 miles S.W. of Belgradei, and fled in disorder. The cavalry routed the Austrians at Cube.

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FIGHTINC IN POLAND., Issue 15656, 21 November 1914

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FIGHTINC IN POLAND. Issue 15656, 21 November 1914

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