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BRITISH SUCCESS.

AnTILI.KIIV-iTTiOOO WiiliK ; NEAR ARME.NTIERKH. i gkkmax roiTn-'.s tuai'L>ki>, t/Txnox. .)««!".■"y ,R,vcivcd January 21, at 0.50 a.m.i The " Dailv Chronicle.";. ' Calais correspondent that the British, on January 15. captured Frelinghein. The Germans had massed considerable fores m I'rehnghein. with tho object of assaulting the British trenches. British observer-; MfJnalled tho news to the batteries at Aimentieres, and the latter immediately comrnenced demolishing Frt-ILiiyluM .t, sowing death atifl confusion among the German troops, who hastilv retired. The British then shelled the German trencher forcing tlie enemy to evacuate the first line. F rclinghein is now practieallv non-existent. A great inundation from the river l,y> is now imminent. THE FRENTJI COMMI'MQIM-!. SUCCESSES NEAR COAST. PARIS. January 20. ijleeeived January 21, at 11.15 a.mj A communique states: The enemy failed to destrov the bridge at the mouth of the Yser. Wo demolished, besides portionot his subsidiarv defences, a. strongly fortilied farm near St. Georges. The oneiny at Bois di> Earguie took a trench, which we. subsequently recaptured. The Germans mined and blow up 11m north-east salient of our trenches at St. Hubert. Wo dashed into the cavity and prevented the enemy entering. Wo progressed a further hundred metres in Bois lo I'retre. GERMAN PRECAI'TfOXS IN EASTERN' UKEUIEM BEAD TO TRAIN ACCIDENT. AMSTERDAM, January 20. (Received January 21, at 11.15 a.m.) The Hermans blew up a, bridge, over the Hasselt canal (East Belgium), and omitted to notify the railway authorities. A military food train fell into the. canal, and 14 German soldiers were killed. SOISSOXS POSITION. THE GERMAN INTENTION TO CROSS THE AISNE. (London 'Times' and Sydney "Sun' Services.) LONDON, January 20. ' The Tirnes's ' correspondent at the front says the Germans are trying to widen the wedge they have driven, in at Soissons, to enable a force to cross the river Aisue without endangering its Hanks. The French arc taking adequate precautions \to prevent a further German .advance*.

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BRITISH SUCCESS., Issue 15706, 21 January 1915

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BRITISH SUCCESS. Issue 15706, 21 January 1915

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