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RUSSIA'S CAMPAIGN.

POLAND BATTLE NOT 0\ r ER PETROGRAD. December 5. Official: Obstinate fighting continued On Thursday between Glovno and Lowicz. December 6. Official: Stubborn fighting continues at Xowicz, Lodz, and towards Pelrokow. * During the fighting on the 4th insfc. a Russian armored motor corps, near Last, taking advantage of the darkness, ran into a considerable German column, and the Russian maxims inflicted heavy losses. THE HARASSED ARMIES. WERE THEY ENCLOSED? COPENHAGEN, December 5.

Moscow papers claim that only a mere remnant of the two trapped German army corps near 'Lodz broke through to Breziny, and that 90 per wnt. of the officers were killed or wounded; also that some regiments were reduced to a few hundred

GERMANY'S MISTAKE. RUSSIA UnFeRRATED. (London 'Times' and Sydney 'Sun* Sanrioes.) ECfcNDCXN", December 4. A German officer who was captured at Lodz said: "-We believed in our technical superiority. We had been told' that tho Russian army was weak, but we found that it was the most powerful in the world. We assumed that if. everything remained favorable the Germans would not soon be conquered, but matters may quickly become critical if our generals continue accusing each other. The strength of Russia, the sang-froid and perseverance of Britain, and the self-sacrifice of France will then destroy us." ENEMY'S LOSSES. COPENHAGEN, December 5. Official: German returns show that the German and Austrian casualties for a period of four months averaged 20,000 daily. IN TRANSCAUCASIA. TURKS AGAIN ROUTED. PETROGRAD. December 6. Tho Russians captured Karayn and Kashkal after a desperate resistance. The Turks fled towards Lake Van, leaving mans prisoners and wounded. [Lake Van is in Kurdistan, south of Erzerum.]

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RUSSIA'S CAMPAIGN., Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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RUSSIA'S CAMPAIGN. Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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