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IN FLANDERS.

IS A BATTLE RAGING? HAZE OF OBSCURITY. LONDON, December 2. (Received Deoember 3, at 8.40 a.m.) Though official reports do not confirm the recent Amsterdam statements that the Hermans are making a new onslaught in Flanders, there aie many indications of ;he enemy’s increased activity, and the situation remains obscure. FRENCH ARTILLERY AGAIN PROVES SUPERIOR ALL ALONGTHE LINE. PARIS, December 2. (Received December 3. at 8.40 a.m.) A communique states; AVe_ repulsed »n attack at Saint Loi, south of Ypres, our artillery considerably damaging three heavy batteries. We captured a number of trenches at A r ennelleß (between Lene and Bethune). Our artillery destroyed a battery at Vendresse, in the Craonne region. _ We repulsed an attack at Fontaine Maidarae. iu the Argonne, where wo made progress.

A FLOOD INCIDENT.

GERMAN ROYSTERERS DROWNED. PARIS, December 2. (Received December 5, at 8.40 a.m.) Seventy-five Prussians, harassed by the French artillery, took refuge in a wine (♦liar in Flanders. They spent the night carousing, and did not hear the coming inundation duo to the opening of the shiioes. A French patrol found 75 bodies floating amid, empty bottles. MOKE “ DISCIPLINE.” ANOTHER FLOOD INCIDENT. LONDON, December 2. (Received December 3, at 9.50 a.m.) The Amsterdam ‘Telegraaf’ states that when the locks were opened at Nieuport 5.000 Germans were cut off. They desired to surrender, but an aeroplane reported this, and the German artillery opened fire on their own men, only 920 of whom survived.

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IN FLANDERS., Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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IN FLANDERS. Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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