Ill'S6l AN CAI'TL'RES. I'ETIICH! It AD, December 25. The total Herman prisoners taken by |!u->ia up to December 25 was 1.140 officers and 151,757 men; Austrians, 3,186 officers and 211.447 men. ________ ENEMY'S TOTAL LOSSES. LATEST ESTIMATE. COI’ENHAOEX, December 26. Estimates based on the latest casualty lists are that the Hermans have lost about 2,000,000 in killed, wounded, and missing, including 54.000 officers; and the Austrians 1.500.000.
SWITZER LAND AND HOLLAND. BOTH STAND ALOOF. PARTS, December 2.5. The ‘Petit Parisien ’ states that Herr Ey.-chen, Minister of State for Luxemburg, has invited the Swiss Federal Council to offer mediate between Franca and Germany with a view to peace negotiations. The Council emphatically refused. It is significant that Holland refused a similar request. Herr Eyschen’s action followed the Kaiser’s conferring the Iron Cross on the Duchess of Luxemburg. THE AUSTRLAN EMPEROR. vSEYERE DEPRESSION. LONDON, December 26. Berne reports that the Emperor Franz Josef was seriously affected by the fall of Belgrade. The Kaiser’s letter explaining that this was a strategic necessity failed to remove his depression, and the doctors are anxious, fearing a physical breakdown, CHANCELLOR AND PREMIER ON GERMANY'S~CULPABILITY. ROTTERDAM, December 26. Dr Von Bethmann Hollweg, Imperial Chancellor, has circularised German diplomats abroad, denying the assertion of M. Viviani, Prime Minister of France, that might have prevented the war.
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MEDIATION SUGGESTED., Evening Star, Issue 15686, 28 December 1914
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