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I THURSDAY'S BRITISH OFFICIAL,

THURSDAY'S FRENCH OFFICIAL.

THURSDAY'S ITALIAN OFFICIAL,

BEER-SHEBA TAKEN. ' I

..A WEEKS PIRACY.I

I U-BOAT -WAR. I

I NORWAY'S WARNING. I

HERTLING ACCEPTS.I[

-FATHER -OF -EIGHT. I

CWMAVON YOUTH'S DEATH. \

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WAR SUMMARY FRIDAY. The British and French forces have to-day launched a new assault in the Ypres region. Our troops are reported to be making satisfactory progress. Rain fell heavily on tin Western front during the latter part m the night, and at the time of the dispatch of Haig's message was still contin ling. A Rome report states that Signor Bosselli will announce to-day that the Ministry has resigned owing to the rejection of the first portion of the Order of the Day in the Italian Chamber yesterday, which the Government made a question of con- fidence. The Italian forces in the Upper Isonzo have been heavily attacked on a 20 mile front by the Austro-German troops. In connection with the fighting the Ger- mans make big claims. The Brazilian President asks Congress for authority for war reprisals following the sinking of a Brazilian ship off the Spanish coast and the seizure of her captain. The Italians say they are providing for the evacuation of the Bainsizza Plateau. The French are consolidating their Oise- Aisne Canal gains. The enenmy in his retreat blew up bridges. SATURDAY. In spite of the fact that the Germans claim to have gained a striking victory over the Italians, there is a prospect that things are not so bad as they have been painted. The Italians admit that the situation is grave, but they say that their Head- quarters Staff has taken the necessary stops to cope with the offencive., To-day's Italian Official records an in- crease of enemy effort on the Carso. Strong offensives have been repulsed by Italian tioop*. A message from Toulon says that tne.eep- pelin which was chased across the Lower Alps in the Upper Verrand to the shores of the Mediterranean, near Hyeres Island and Frejus, has been, lost at sea. The Turks are retreating before our forces on the Tigris. Counter-attacks have been made against the British eouth-we-st of Passchendaele. Our troops made further im%-rew.in the course of which they took 18 machine- gun*. Brazil has decided for war against Ger- many by an overwhelming majority. The French to-day report more progress, despite the difficulties of the ground. More prisoners and trenches have been taken. Bombs have again beendrop1 on Dun kirk, and thirty victims are reported -among tre civilian population Russia to-day reports that ten enemy cruisers and destroyers early in the morning bombarded Hinaghi sector, fol- lowed later by a bombardment at an- other point by a second squadron. Rus- sian patrols did not encounter the enemy at Allenhoe- MONOAY. Gwrnatiy^s-latest .claim m the offensive against Italy is 100,000 prisoners and 700 guns. Gorizia has been retaken by the enemy and Cividale has been, captured, and 16 in flames. Confidence in General Cadorna is un. shaken, and it is possible that material support may be priven him by the Allies. When Brazilian bluejackets were about to board an interned German gun-boar, the vessel was set on fire and sunk by her crew. British and French destroyers were in- strumental in breaking up a German aerial formation on its way to raid Eng- land United States soldiers are now in the trenches, side by side with seasoned French troops. Important successes have been won in Belgium 'during the week-end. The French have won a number of villages, and French and Belgian troops har" occupied the Merckam peninsula, in the inumlated region TUESDAY. Another attack was launched by us north of the Ypres-Rojlers rail t',i, morn ing. Our troops are making ,;étod pro- gress. Late last night hostile aeroplanes attempted to Laid the south-e ern counties. Not one was able to pass the outer defences, and Lord French's report states that no casi or damage was caused. The first German prisoner taken by the United &tp.tes troops on the Western Front has (lied i hospital from v nnds sustained in Lo-man's land." Though! the Italian position is carious neither Italy nor her Allies to be entirely discou rag-ed, The"" -'1 not see Italy fall. Cadorna's last report of the It alian treat indicates i full recovery "f < ntrol over the armies by the High r ">nd. The Germans, this afternoon, claim to have captured Udine To-day's Italian Official savs that the des- truction of the bridges over the Isonzo has heen effected. The French have re-captuxed some new trench elementp on rhe Cogrrieros cret-t„ £ mmy aeroitf<tA«» 'fkwb-u.k- ?-Nincy. One person was injured, and ifikignificart damage done. The Russian report to-day states that enemy attacks on the northern front failed. There Is no change on the other fronts WEDNESDAY. The United States have decided to make a substantial loan to Italy, and have also promised 100,000 tons of ship"ping. To-dav's British official says that hostile artillery showed some activity during the night on the battle front against the positions taken by us yesterday. No counter-attacks were made. A hostile aeroplane crossed the Kentish coast early this morning. The machine did not penetrate inland, and on being engaged by our anti-aircraft guns, drop lied its bombs and made off to sea. No casualties were caused. To-day is the anniversary of the first battle of Ypres. News from the Italian front nay), that more British and French guns have been saved, though the men suffered severely from cold, rain, and hunger. A French message, dated to-day, says that a.11 the Paris newspapers expect the situation on the Italian front will be restored, and that the Italians will have time to organise their defence lines, to •strengthen them, and to receive all the help necessary. There is no change in the Russian situa- tion in the Baltic Sea. On the/northern and western fronts enemy efforts to fra- ♦ernise have been stopped by Russian, fire. Russian aviators have dropped

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