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ANGLO-BELGIAN FRONT.

FLOODED TRENCHES GIVE INFANTRY A SPELL. AIRMEN BRAVE THE WEATHER, AMSTERDAM. January 15. The batsi? !u Flanders is amtiiKd to Eruli-'ry and aircraft. 'i ko iieids aro converted * ;nv- i lake.? and tho trenches. into doop < 1:; -- - i-’s. • that the infantry a,re unable f> knap their lu’ing positions. Despite the rain storms airmen oa both i’.fii* are daily making raids. The Germans have issued uu o!ii -h al warning a gains', air raids on A i x-la- Cha-pe I 10, .i I r;;s,----s. and Antwerp. !■ iV-r-.v. iw: tms in ill-'' air are expected when Iho weather :s favorable. STORMS 0 VERIIE AD. PETROGRAD, January 15. The German Minister at Copenhagen mid she correspondent •>: tho ‘ Potrognul di-niaer ’ that bad v. earlier prevented the la'irnit.trdmen.t <d Loudon by an air flee: in tin? first week "t tiro now year, MUD UNDERFOOT. ROTTERDAM, January 15. Tho Germans' attempt to move tuev r’tf’s to tie"' i oast has been abandonee!. The cans sank to the breechblocks in mud. GERMANS HOLD LILLE. ITS EVACUATION’ A FABLE. I’AIIIS, January 15. T’o ‘ Gaulois * states that tho German.', are prepared to deteiid Lille street by street. * Cement trendies have been constructed am! four naval guns placed in commanding ] visit ions. FRENCH SUCCESS WEST OF THE OISE. I’ARTS, January 15. OiTinrl : French troops, by a sudden cmm. destroyed recently-constructed Gernuiu I ivndmg. north-west- of Fouqucs ib-ur:, north-ivcefc of Royo (which‘is north of Contniogne). TIIF REPULSE NEAR SOISSONS. ENEMY'S “ PARTIAL SUCCESS.” PARIS. January 15. DJidal: The- enemy's attacks northward :T Si issvms were; ehecbcd. Damage to a bridge compelled, its to disablo and aband■ ■ .-on:.-' guns, Germans took some prisoners, notei : ■ wounded, whom in our retreat it was flip, -fsihio to remove. Wo captured a number of uinvoimded soldiers, members of oeven different regiments. ! he enemy scored a partial success, not aii'eei big general operations. SENTRY AND FIELD-MARSHAL. (London ‘Times’ and Ry(ln ay ‘Sun’ Service*.) LONDON, January 14. A "Tommy” at tho front writes; ‘‘l niud-t something of a- namo for myself bv ret Using to allow General JoHre to enter a iions-? used a.-; headquarters because he '•vw without a permit. 1 am under a general whoso orders were not to allow anybody to outer without a permit. General Jotfre, who was not upset, went with L;s ;n-:te, who was upset, to our general to obtain tho necessary permit.” SICKNESS AMONG ENEMY. ROTTERDAM, January 15. An ep.domic of fever is causing tho Germans _ anxiety. Attempts are "being made u> tsola-te the patient* so as not to interfere v, ith the. movement of troops. INTERNED BRITISH OFFICERS. MIDLAND'S UNEXPLAINED MOVE. AMSTERDAM, January 15. . Without explanation the Dutch authorities have suddenly removed 50 British otK-c-evs from the Groningen ca-rnp to the fortress of Bodegrurn.

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ANGLO-BELGIAN FRONT., Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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ANGLO-BELGIAN FRONT. Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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