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IN PRZEMYSL

riTCTTED BATTT.K FOUGHT IN STREETS. r; PR MANS VIANG AUSTRIAN COMMANDER. A report- from Lemberg (Galicia), dated Noveml-er 27, says the sound of firing which was said to bo tho wvsu.lt of a clash between the Germans arid Aiitftrians composing the garrison of Przemysl was reported by refugees arriving here- to-day from the'vicinity of the Austrian fortress. The sound came from fortifications on tho interior line, and was audible, two miles. It was further reported that the Germans had hanged the commander of the fortress bccaiiee-he proposed, to surrender the citadel. Tiie A-ustrians are ¬Ľa.ia to Tiaw opposed the rnioastrrefi. put into effect by tho Germans, which resulted in a pitched battle in tr*e -streets. Wounded Austnans returning from tho Carpathians and from fhy south of Lomberg report, that the Au.strians a.ro Tctreatirif in iitter defeat. Their losses are said to have been heavy, and to have, included 6,000 prisoners and all the supplies. Toward Cracow the retreat is said to havo been made in better order. ,

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IN PRZEMYSL, Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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IN PRZEMYSL Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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