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SPARRING FOR TIME aFTER SUSTAINING PUNISHMENT. RUSSIAN PRESSURE TELLS. Press Association —By Telegraph—Copyright. PETROGRAD, January 3. Esnert.a consider that the Battle of the Four Rivers— AVarta, Vistula, Pilica, and Bzura —is virtually ended. The enemy have been every, hero repulsed with heavy losses. They continue to a,Hack, but arc trying to sain time pending now operations. There has been much haml-to-hanci fighting during the last, few weeks, in which ' the Russians have invariably proved superior. AROUND WARSAW. GERMANS FIRMLY HELD. PETROGRAD, January 4. Official : fierce artillery duel is pro(■ending along the whole 'Vistula trout. The enemy’s attempt to advance at some points along the Bzura failed. Several hundred Germans were outflanked and annihilated at ivoslowsiskusic, on the Bzura. As the result of an all-night fight north-east of Rawa (on the Ra.vka, 45 miles S.W. o! Warsaw) we reoccupicd trenches captured by the enemy. OX THE BZURA* A NIGHT ATTACKSI BE RIANS’ FIXE EXPLOIT. PETROGRAD, January 3. Forty Siberians crossed the Bzura at fv.n'hacaevr (35 miles west of Warsaw) during the night with muffled paddles. They crawled through a wood, through *he German lines, and ignited a suburb from which some, guns had given a lot of trouble. Some Germans in a cottage commenced tiring, whereupon the Siberians stormed the cottage and killed every German. Tiie Siberians suffered a dozen casualties. GERMAN' ETHICS, RED CROSS ABUSED. PETROGRAD, January 5. Tim Germans vainly bombarded a vermin position for several days and ultimately ceased firing. The Russians also’ ie;r-ed. Ambulances with tho Russian uniform, headed by a priest bearing a errs-, and accompanied by bareheaded soldiers, appeared on the battlefield. The Russians left their trenches, when suddenly the supposed ambulance people, who' were Germans; in disguise, poured a devastating machine-gun tire on the Russians, killing many.

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THE ENEMY IN POLAND., Evening Star, Issue 15692, 5 January 1915

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THE ENEMY IN POLAND. Evening Star, Issue 15692, 5 January 1915