THE HERMAN GUNS. PARIS, November 30. (Received December 1, at 9.55 a.m.) A communique states: Tho enemy remain on the defensive in Belgium. Their cannonade is feeble. We progressed at some points, and we strongly hold the points around Fay (between the. Somme and Chaulnes). The Germans keep up an intermittent cannonade in the region of Soissons, and bombard tho town, but without result. 'llley also bombarded, the forest of Apromont. There is a thick fog on the heights of tho Meuse. IN THE TRENCHES. SOME CREATURE COMFORTS AND MINOtT”WARFARE. LONDON, November 30, (Received December 1, at 11.10 a.in.) An 11 Eye-witness” with the British Headquarters Staff states that the fighting has now resolved itself into a competition in sniping and of outpost affairs ail along the lino with rille, hand-grenades, bombs, and mortars. Everv effort is made to mitigate the hardships of life in tho trenches, which are now heated with braziers. Ingenious shelters and “dugouts” give facilities for cooking. The men are provided with skin coats. There is remarkably little sickness, duo to tho excellent food. ZEEBRUGGE. GERMANS IMPROVE FOOTING ON FLANDERS COAST. AMSTERDAM, November 50. (Received December 1, at 8.20 a.m.) Immense preparations to safeguard Zcobruggo and the coast from naval attack are being made by tho Germans.
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"DIMINUENDO.", Evening Star, Issue 15664, 1 December 1914
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