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THE RUSSIAN ARMIES., Issue 15691, 4 January 1915
THE RUSSIAN ARMIES.
FRESH GERMAN MOVEMENT IN FRONT "OF WARSAW. THEIR LINES THREATENED. RETROGRAD, January 2. Six German army corps on the Soch-aczoiv-Bzpro front have started for an unknown destination. The Russians in the vicinity of Flock are preparing to cross the Vistula, threatening the Thoi/n-Lowicz communications. GERMAN STRENGTH IN NORTHERN POLAND, RETROGRAD, January 3. It is estimated that 27 German army rmps are operating on a front from the Maziirian Lakes (in East Prussia) to the River Rilica. ATTACKS ROUND WARSAW AND SOUTHERN ROLAND. FURTHER AUS IRIAN LOSSES. RETROORAD. January 3. Official : Despite the enemy’s artillery, we, repulxM attacks on the Bzufa and Rawka. The Germans on December 31 captured some trenches near Oposzno, on the Vlos-eozoiva-Kiolee road. We counter-attacked their rear, and foned them to aTilindoii the trendies. We occupied their works, and raptured nine machine guns and seven'll hundred prisoners, righting continues at (iorlire. We have occupied the Austrian positions at the Uzok. Paas, and took many prisoners. 'the Austrian retreat in Bukowina isouth-east- Galicia) is developing into a lout. AMSTKRDAST, January 6. A Vienna official message states that after severe lighting south of Tarnow the situation in the CentraT Carpathians ns now calm. A superior hostile force obliged our troops to fall back at the Uzok Pass. THE BUKOWINA ROUT. PANIC IN HUNGARY. ROME, January 2. A message from Vienna states that there is, considerable alarm at the formidable Russian invasion of North-east Hungarv. Clergy, municipal authorities, ami Inhabitants on the frontier arc panii> stricken, and are fleeing Into the interior, THE WAR’S ORIGIN. NEW VERSION, AUSTRIA WANTED PEACE. LONDON, January 2. The Vicuna ‘ Nicu Frcie Pressed demands the publication of a Bed Book describing the Austro-Hungarian standpoint in the negotiations preceding the war. It asks why'Austria-Hungary silently accepts blame instead of proclaiming her efforts on behalf of peace. AUSTRIA’S NAVAL BASE. MORALE EVIDENTLY BAD. ROME, January 2. During the confusion caused by the French submarine Curie’s attack on Pola the fort shelled and badly damaged the battleship Radetzky. The commander committed suicida GERMAN CHANCELLOR’S SON KILLED AT THE FRONT, AMSTERDAM, January 2. The ‘Lokal Anzeiget * states that Dr Von Bethmann-Hollweg’s sou has been killed in Poland, IN CONSTANTINOPLE. ANTI-GERMAN FEELING. (London ‘ Times * and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) LONDON, January 1. Constantinople is placarded with notices inciting the populace to punish the Germans who have pushed Turkey into ruin. Troops are surrounding tho Sultan’s palace, the Ministry fearing attacks. The city Is in a state of panic.
TURKO-GER.MAN ALLIANCE. HOW IT WAS CEMENTED. PETROGRAD, January 2. An Grange Book lias keen published in order to show the Gorman underhandedncss in forcing the Turks against their will to join in the war. The Young Turk Cabinet apparently believed,, that it was able to withdraw from the 'teutonic enterprise, but as soon as the Germans were convinced that the Turks would always recoil from a fatal decision the Breslau and Gocben treacherously attacked Ilussian Black Sea ports. YON DEB GOLTZ. AMSTERDAM, January 2. General Yon der Goltz has gone to the Transcaucasian front. BCLOARIA N AFFATIIS. HOLDING THB~ANTI-SLATS. SOFIA, January 2. The Stambolovist, or extreme anti-Rus-sian, party insisted upon the admission of their leader (M. Gonnadiclf) to the Cabinet as Foreign Minister. While refusing to yield, fearing a. compromise of the foreign policy, tho Premier offered M, Gennndielf a loss influential portfolio. In the event of the defection of tho Stambolovists the Government havo secured the support, of M. Maliunll and the Democratic and possibly other groups.
THE RUSSIAN ARMIES., Issue 15691, 4 January 1915
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