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SERVIA'S PLIGHT.

HER CAPITAL OCCUPIED. AUSTRIANS IN BELGRADE. NISH, December 2. (Received December 3. Jib 10 a.in.) A communique states that sanguinary fighting took place at Sonovodor on Saturday. The enemy developed considerable forces and occupied two important positions. We have withdrawn from Onjitze. LONDON, December 2. (Received December 3. at 8.40 a.m.) Reuter's Sofia correspondent reports that the situation in Servia is critical. It is believed that the Servian army has been withdrawn from Belgrade. VIENNA, December 2. (Received December 5, at 11.25 a.m.) Officii!: The Austrians have occupied Belgrade. AUSTRIAN ATROCITIES RIVAL THOSE OF GERMANY. LONDON, December 2. (Received December 3, at 9.50 a.m.) Impartial investigators report in connection with the Austrian atrocities m Servia that 1.148 civilians wore mutilated and murdered in different villages; that 109 hostages, of ages between 8 and 80 vears. were taken to Lechmtz, placed on the edge of a trench, fastened together by the elbows, and shot, and that the soldiois immediately tilled up the trench without bothering to ascertain whether the vietiirifi wore dead ; also that other hostages were compelled to witness this butcheiy. CHOLERA. PREVALENT IN AUSTRIA. LONDON, December 2. ißeceived December 3, at 10 a.m.) Cholera continues to cause grave concern in several localities in Austria. HERMAN SOCIALISTS TIRING OF AVAR EXPENDITURE. LONDON, December 2. (Received December 3. at 9.50 a.m.) The Socialists in Germany are discontented with their leader’s decision to support the new war loan demand for five milliard marks.

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SERVIA'S PLIGHT., Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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SERVIA'S PLIGHT. Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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