RUSSIANS' ENVELOPING MOVE
ITS PREVIOUS FAILURE
ASCRIBED TO EENNENKAMPF
PETROGRAD, December 3
(Received December 4, at 8.45 a.m.)
German reinforcements from Kalisz engaged the Russians in a desperate encounter near Ln.sk (south-we6t of Lodz) but weio repulsed. The carnage was terrible. Wholo regiments fell under the Siberian troops' onslaught. Tho Russians, by reta~ug Strykow (between Lodz and Lowicz), have' regained possession of tho Lcdz-Warsaw railway. Tho Russian plan to envelop tho German left flank south of Plock is progressing, and the Russian movements as a whole are maturing towards final victory.
It is stated that the failure, of the enveloping scheme a. week ago was due to tho fate arrival of General Renncnkampl's army from the East Prussian front, which should have closed tho trap. It is added that Rennenkimpf has been in his command. CAriUIIED OFFICERS INCLUDE TWO GENERALS. PETROGRAD, December 3. (Received December 4, at 8.50 a.m.) One hundred and twenty captured German and Austrian officers, including two generals, eix colonels, and 18 majors, have been taken to Kicff. TUB HOUSE OF BOURBOX. A SCION - MAKES HIS CHOICE, PARIS, December 3. (Received December 4, at 8.50 a.m.) Dom Jaime De Bourbon, who appealed to the Carlists to sympathise- with the Triple Entente, has been arrested at his castle at Frohsdorf, in Austria, on the ground that he was a colonel in the Russian army. Dom Jaime protested to tho Emperor of Austria that ho was a member of the Austrian Imperial Family. Ultimately he was given his choioo of remaining a prisoner or of going to Switzerland. Ho choso tho latter alternative.
" COUXTING CHICKENS."
WOULD HAVE NO IRISH PROBLEM
AMSTERDAM, December 3.
(Received December 4, at 8.50 a.m.)
It is reported that an Irish visitor to Berlin was officially told that Germany, in the event of victory, would not invado Ireland or overthrow her national institution*.
THE SrNN FEIN.
DUBLIN ORGAN SUPPRESSED
LONDON, December 3. (Received December 4, at 8.50 a.m.) The Sinn Fein newspaper in Dublin has been suppressed.
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IN POLAND., Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914