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IN FLANDERS.

GERMANS RETIRING EAST. LONDON, December 11. The ‘Daily Express’ states that the Germans have evacuated Routers, and are preparing to abandon Thoraiifc a-ud Thic-tt. FREIBURG BOMBED BY FRENCH AVIATORS. PARIS, December 11. Official: French aviators again dropped 16 bombs successfully on the station sheds at Freilmrg-im-Brtdsach (in Baden). Despite a lively cannonade, the airmen returned safely. DESOLATE RHEUMS. POPULATION REFUSE TO QUIT. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Service*.) LONDON, December 10. A correspondent describes Rheims as a city of death and desolation. A few tradesmen still keep up the pretence of business. When falling shells notify the beginning of a new bombardment they close their shutters and descend to the cellars. It is a German form of early closing legislation. Three thousand people live permanently in the cellars of a champagne firm. Generally the civilian population refuse to leave the town.

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IN FLANDERS., Evening Star, Issue 15674, 12 December 1914

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IN FLANDERS. Evening Star, Issue 15674, 12 December 1914

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