RUSSIANS NEAR CRACOW. NEWS OFFICIAL. PETROGRAD, December 2. Official 1 The Russians have entered Wieliczka (about seven miles south-cast of Cracow). SORTIE FROM PRZEMYSL. ROME, December 3. A Petrograd message -to tho 'Giornalo dMtalip.' states that the Austrians made a fresh sortie from Przemysl, but were driven "lack, losing 20,0C0 men. [The ffltfssag© is issued with nil ropervo.J THE '" DESPISED RUSSIANS." GERMANY'S ALTERED VIEWS. A CHASTENED GENERAL. PETROGRAD, December 2. Tho 'Bourse Gazette' publishes an interview with General Von Richter, a captured member of the Crown Prince's entourage. The general declared that the Germans' basic confidence bad been shattered. The despised Russians had proved strategists and fighters. Tho Germans found them- ' selves up against a steel wall—the strongest army the world had ever seen- but they would make the fight long and hard, , always supposing that tlw worst did not iuußjea, j
THE WHOLE SITUATION | SUMMED UP BY ' THE TIMES.' ! TRUTH ABOUT SUEZ. TRAFFIC AS USUAL. LONDON, December 3. ' The Times," in a leading article, says: " The Russian victory is' maturing in Poland. .With it the last hopes of Germany on the eastern frontier should vanish. The German newspapers, having ceased to take any further interest in Calais, are now professing the deepest preoccupation in the Suez Canal. We can well understand that neither Flanders nor Poland is an attractive topic for German writers at this juncture. The German public has been led to believe that the Turks have already crossed the canal. The facta are that our mail steamers continue to traverse the waterway with the utmost indifference. Our defending forces have been strongly reinforced, and from end to end of the canal there is not a Turk in sight."
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IN CALICIA., Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914
IN CALICIA. Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914
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