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FROM COA T TO ALSACE. Tress Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. PARTS, December 5. Official: We appreciably progress north of the Lys. Our infantry at daybreak carried off with a single rash two lines of trenches, gaining 500 metres. We captured a house at Poesele. on tho right bank of the canal between Dixmudc and Ypres. The house wa.i stubbornly disputed in the mouth of the enemy's heavy artillery. A violent attack was vainly attempted to recapture it. There is intermittent cannonading at Arras and in the Champagne. The bombardment of Khoima has been resumed with marked intensity. Our heavy artillery destroyed several of the enemy's earthworks. The struggle in the Argonno continues to be severe. We have taken several trenches and repulsed all counter-attacks. YSER MARSHES HAMPER. ENEMY'S GUNS. AMSTERDAM. December 6. The Germans have lvtired two kilometres along the Yser owin.rj to the insanitary conditions of the marsh grounds, which are also unsuitable for artillery. The Germans are forcing the inhabits ns of Ostend to stay in their houses after nightfall while tiainloads of dead are brought in and buried in the dunes. THE SUBMARINE BASK. TROUBLE AT L'EEBRUOGE. AMSTERDAM. December 6. The Germans are experiencing groat difficulty at Zeebruggo owing to the sitting up of the harbor, the Belgians having destroved tho dredges which formerly worked there day and night. MIDNIGHT . ATTEMPT TO CROSS THE YSER. LONDON. December 6. Tho 'Daily Chronicle's' Dunkirk correspondent reports tha't the sentries of the Allies at Pervyse at midnight were suddenly alarmed by figures creeping up in the darkness. They discovered that SCO Germans were trying to cross the Yser. Many were up to their necks in water. Three hundred were drowned and 200 made prisoners. PICK AND • SHOVEL AND HAND GRENADES. LONDON, December 6. An eye-witness gTves a narrativo of how the Germans lately pressed heavily on our Indian lines, the sappers extending tho trenches for assaults at short distances. None of theso were carried out by great forces. The Germans are using civilians to dig trenches, and both sides are sapping against each other, preceding their assaults with grenades, which, with short range bombs, are becoming a prominent feature of close attack.

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ALL ALONG LINE, Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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ALL ALONG LINE Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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