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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY. Sir John Frenchs rep rt of the recent bloody ii"aremeiits ileal Loos has been made public and shows that the in Itart savs: Further information iier.nan attack oa our front south of La Dassee i-i-i mi the eighth w:i; mad-- in great stn-ngth. The main tjenuau efforts were directeil against the • 1111 nit in rtli of hill seventv and between Hiilluch ,n.| "the HoIk nzollern redoubt. hi the chalk pit iii«r-li ih- enemy assi-mldiil behind some woods ■ lit-lT lie "from *I0 to ."«o" yards from our trenches. "eiu«-en these w.Mids and our line the attack was mown down hv a combined ritle. machine ir mi and niillei-v lire, not a man getting to within forty V, s of our tremhes. Farther north, lietween IliiMiH-k and the qnaries. the attack was similarly I,-, e, off with :« heavy loss, and bore our troops. I, il.ovh,- mi the liea ten enemy, captured a Ger-,, nmch1 wes, of lite St. Kile. The enemy „ .n!v succeeded in |K-net rat nig our front line at .ii iMiint in the southern communication trench of Ho Hohci.zollern redoubt, which is still in our ill Here he was promptly driven out by our bo. ,ws Our reserves wen- not required at any i -nt oftie fnmt. It is certain that we indicted •• verv severe reverse on the enemy. Our casual C.l. rove to be even less than the tirst low ,.,;,„ The re.ort ill the Gerinan official com-i.i.i n of the ninth that a strong British attack , . ntSut c-.iion of Vcri.Kll.s failed with great loss is . it rely false. from London says: Rul dis-.atch of yesterday on Serbia has begun, according to an -.. i-.s . t . ck bv the London Times to V received ii .Ht c . i-rtteS *WS crU,, the froniier. said the . , eessaco at Garilsighai. near the Serbia* city llovar Bulgarians had b. e.i comen- I, i. The i , :l:f • several da,s S .heir own side of .lie •T .llililioml "* ■ I lV.-iii.larv iMMllKlalJ cl-e to this point. Two , in ii aii.ni. ..It-lel- nil on i,-,i.i,iii. are .-uagi"il : .Serbians1 S Kni:Uhcva,Z?.said an Athens mas- c received bv the I.ondo,, Star today loiwlr- - -,,„, tiiirtv mies lrom NisU. Serbia s lararr Ual whiel is on the railroad the allb-s T rivere «P fn.iu Sataliki if they are to help the advance I has •o.,r to resist the Au»tr»-On»aB both at the Se,bia„ . Fnlg- ians are striking JSSSS !..cad,„iarlers -«»-«*» eontnmnication for heai ling «* *: * " " Constant inople. ..-nerai von Ai.uk- •. k .lrive on •v- ,,s Ves.roGcrm.,.. army, ab, ut HMN sirone. rorwrird. at latest accounts leceiv- Mill I naudiiag in the direction boutl.cas.wan.,- also ere to the of Xish. ami to a possible junction with the Bulgarian invaders. While the Austro-German crossing of the Danube" into Serbia proved a success, the Serbian version todav was still to the effect that the Tciitenje troops had not yet managed to get to the Serbh.a banks of the rivers Save and Driua. Hard lighting was reported along both streams. The latest statement of yesterday from Berlin Btld: The war aMea announced today that both the twn and fortress of Seinendria were captured yesterdav. The Aiistro-Gertnan forward movement o»cr the whole Serbian front is making good progress. Advices from Sofia to the Berliner Tage-blatt. the Overseas News Agency says quote Dr. I». Vatcln ff. president of the Bulgarian parliament, in the Balkansha Boobta. as follows: "Since the Austro Hungarian and German troops are approaching territoiies which are claimed hy us. Bulgaria must defend her interests, for Austria-Hungary Bad leriuanr will understand that it is incumbent ■BM Bulgaria to occupy these territories." Irine.. Frederic of Thurn and Taxis died in a Russian base hospital after being wounded in battle witli Russian raiders in the Vilnii Salient, according to a Ietrograd dispatch.