FIGHTING NEAR CRACOW.
GERMAN LEFT DEFEATED.
BIG SERVIAN VICTORY.
FRENCH LINES ACTIVE.
ALLIES STILL ADVANCING.
IN FIGHTING NEAP, CRACOW.
GERMAN RIGHT DEFEATED
PETROGRAD, December 9.
(Received December 10, at 9.15 a.m.) Official : Fighting has developed at Prasnyra and Slachanowa, between Avarsaw and Mlava, and is not yet finished. We htid partial successes m the liotrkow (Petrokow) region. The- battle begun on December b to the south-east of Cracow, between \\iclicza and the Derjutz River, is developing in our favor. Our reinforcements gallantly forced the passage of the viver near Neusandec and severely defeated the German right wing, which was trying to turn our loft. Tho Germans sufferer! enormous losses. Our offensive is hoing continued.
[Mlava is near Soldau. on the East Prussian frontier.]
LODZ EVIDENTLY EVACUATED
PARIS, December 9. (Received December 10, at 9.15 a.m.)
A communique states : . The Russians repulsed obstinate a-t----tacks on the line Aloff-Lowicz-Strykoff-Lodz, but evacuated Lodz because the position formed a salient.
KAISER DISAPPOINTS BERLIN
HE RETURNS SCARED
INSTEAD OF VICTORIOUS.
COPENHAGEN, December 9.
(Received December 10, at 9.30 a.m.) The Kaiser's unexpected return to Berlin from the eastern zone has caused intense disappointment, as the people hoped that when he returned it would be at the head of a victorious army.
It is asserted that the Kaiser's return was due to uneasiness caused by the attentions of Russian aviators, who obtrusively followed his every movement.
A.N OFFICIAL MESSAGE
CONFIRMS RUSSIAN SUCCESS
WELLINGTON, December 10,
His Excellency the Governor has received the following from Air Harcourt, Colonial Secretary, dated London, December 9 :
The Erenrh Government report that activity on the part of the enemy ha 6 somewhat increased. A vigorous German attack was repulsed south of Ypres. Tho struggle in tho Argonne continues very vigorous. Vermeilles, which was recently captured by the French, has been the scene of a determined struggle for nearly two months.
The Russian. Headquarters report a grave defeat of the- German right wing south of Cracow. The enemy s heavy puns and five field batteries were silenced and several guns and many prisoners were captured. The Russian offensive is being pursued. Servian Headquarters announce a considerable xucoess over the Austrian.'.
LODZ EVACUATION EXPLAINED.
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FIGHTING NEAR CRACOW., Evening Star, Issue 15672, 10 December 1914