Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1915, Washington, District Of Columbia THE WASHINGTON APRIL 27, 1915. BIG LOSS IN OFFICERS Commanders cally Wiped Out in Strategic Position of the Main British Fleet ENGLISH AID BELGIANS MEX 72 WITHOUT FOOD Wounded Soldier Tells How German Blew Out By ins When Force Was 45 Oat of 6O, j Dominion Troops Destroy Three j French Howitzers in Foe's 1 I April who fought so -id so jn the e n' f1 e h i m nra r unurn ur-M mos Is tn some i 7? without Most of outers This AV from 1-1 j f r o i 1 h n n l i n e TI l W h n n P et ei t 01 n a 11 k h f iis lushed the IIP i I n f P ere 7 Mowed but Kept e like bv their tun UP drove them from the in front of the tcm which to to the e u up in p ri t h e T-P next I inn under until finalls we I by HP not i he nari lost to I hut Kronen the harl taken c and OHP t surrounded OF wo 1 officer It H MI t h trains i 1' P the of but seaT rh ked rill t o 1 of i r P h P i UP in King's Praise of message b trip Duke of I from I latire on the behavior of hpr 'n w Jt I I ou most LhP p n m K 1 i n t in division foupht 1 n c thp last two north of Ypres Si i John i s thai their con r 11 ills on and n n rj h Thp i has hart a re- F r im u lat me effect upon i from all over the fi officers report that with offers for from Thp in fne will bf filled at once v. 1 he a further nf i hp Lfp NORTH SEA EXIT BLOCKED POSITION OF MAIN BRITISH BATTLESHIP George's Gift of Heads Subscription AMERICANS TO EXPEND FUND Archbishop of Cardinal the Very Rev. 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H. and Other Leaders in Religious Work Join Political Chiefs in Calling on Britons to Aid Those Who Still CHANNEL EXIT THE NAVAL SITUATION OF GREAT BRITAIN AKD outset of the uar thp hai e the northern part f the North Pea liy a line ff cruisers from the tn the Noi The distance from the blockading line tn the the the sea is elv 50U It u as early thought that has except in t lie of the latest more powerful the mouth of the Kibe to off K thul is to a course the as an would involve a ming of about One man fleet the Atlantic Ocean A RlR nee at the chart will show that from u nd a mam fleet be as it to block In force pi If the sea fleet is seriously determined to the force it Kill he it is foi thp Centums to muke an t to fetich wator that effort Is it is If the ian be maneuvered out of or into a fone er mined tance of tlie Fr of pr with the open Atlanti miles moie would place a on the northeast i of the North Sea ot Progress of War Officially Told ITALY ASKS TOO MUCH Prince von Buelow Reported as Pessimistic Over THINKS ROME SEEKS DELAY Military Preparations So Extensive That Diplomatic Negotiations Are Over- Austrian Fortifications Along Frontier Are Believe That War Is Bound to ble in Rome r and H toward r fi to the von the m in who has n the in ihe efforts a fhat it uM Me for Austria to r 1 f 1 1 Thp Prince on ts as 1 nn i a n romp fi oni It Italy s arc that is for to I Italy Gaining as to pa r reached rbp other hand Italian militar ons are a such pi o- thai the of pressure Bible the object of the to sain 1'p'ipuio of the ho has with Italian and is said to have received from thpm thp would thp war with the allies May Prolong on in pa rha if no definite decision tn the war is Mny 12. the date of deputies parliament u ill be I from report Austrian troops fortified entire I have cannon nip lo that if hostilities are begun raze Ihp from j lines from least of to the north of SeKai This i tion has florie much to counteract the I t effect of reports that is j to t ir 1 the cession of rhe i The Original MALTED MILK April 3tt, The gli en out today IM an ma nn tlie went of the canaL the pretend to re- on the eaat of the the terrain In the of the The of by the rose to four of the 111 tin 4-ontlnue. Afore than taken The total number of rone to 5.OOQ. They In- clude H and the north of two Krenoh were uOn the h rift the man mountain until the height to the of Lea taken br dred French soldiers t eral machine were the AIM forest the a f A the en the took hark In eleven and 74ft Krenoh made prisoner and nil and four machine of re- and the nn the front remains April 2B. The M the 4'nrpathlnn.s. In the tor of I the In r raptured a the of eral and more than men order to r run In the they had the net counter and the the of and a position to the of All the were re- Tilth nere at- completely and 1CW were the 2A much The before I after their re- treated in fall to the of went ot I inok In and on the there been only artillery April The French vrar thia afternoon out the two at- moi out from and front by The enemy thereupon bombarded with Our are be Inn continued lone the Dame we R the of the the The attack on the Calonne re- ported checked by onr counter and the I my He ninde another farther to the In the direction St. evidently to ture violent preceded by a fierce took place after thin on the of the position at but the German reunited In The wan Indued by the Ttar north of on the left of the battle we have very and driven the In- on him The employed but a means of protection hna been put Into hnn the bent of our llen and Infantry taken place near to the north for the of An excavation by the explosion of n Our the enemy from It and hnie the not wl two counter near the attempted an Una ar- the of the Meuse the of the on the froitt Lea St. and the trench of hnie a complete the extreme violence of the we remain of the n hole of the position at the of which arc covered with the bodies of dead the of our of the day before which wan and In which we the loan of not a Mingle followed by ter on our part. The delivered their attack with not two the the after n bombardment of extreme bold on the of Me at dis- tance of about metera fronn the the positions from which we carried out our attack of Huron 23, and It from that we aet out on the 2llth to capture the by nn which aeven April Poland In the littoral of an enemy cruller bombarded two any rex u It. dawn a threw bomba on the ton n but no the on the 34th we enemy on the near In the direction of the Stry on the 24th and the 25th a desperate tle beKan and the other there were the customary Sea fleet bombarded the Great were observed In one Turkish In the made a feeble reply to our GERMANS HOLD POSITIONS ON LEFT BANK OF YSER PROM the reserves while are made foi an attack at some other point the line Whatever are the of the they certainly a while it not did dent the line Canadians Lose St. The who were the British portion of the were the to recover in ter of which are IIIR throughout the part of the had been com- to and since with their withstood the German but were obliged to Kive up St. The and who re- the blast in fuller force and were driven back across the canal be- twen were not slower in to the French official re- succeeded in renaming sion of canal hanks and much of the surrendered territory to the easl There is no inclination to belittle the initial success of the Clerman sweep and the work that is before the allied armies before the situation can fully Have Won A In the fall Mall de- scribes It aa tactical ter and that the Germans have to take revenue for taken it By across the it is pointed the Hermans gained for the moment command of the new and if they had not been driven back would have forced a re- adjustment of the whole line in the of The official reports little on the progress of the news from Holland Rives the information that the last was more severe than and that trains of Herman reinforcements to the front are passing equally trains of wounded bound for the base hospitals There is no that the battle will be over for some days to as the mans have made immense preparations in men material for their which has forestalled that of the allies British Official The British war office issued lowing statement Severe to the east of still the eral situation remaining Our left In readjusting its line to meet the altered due to the original forced retirement of the had to face to the north and to extend to the west St. extension weakened our line for a after a gallant ance by the Canadians superior St Julien was captured by the enemy Our lines now run south of that Our troops to the east of Ypres have borne the brunt of repeated heavy which they have bornly opposed throughout the In an entirely unexpected which has demanded the of gallantry and fortitude by the men and resource and other military qualities by their commanders Repulsed East of Attacks also were delivered yesterday by Germans on the east of the Ypres In spite of the use by the enemy of asphyxiating the attacks were repulsed and German officers and men were the during the last three days we have inflicted very heavy ties on the Our losses also have been The German wireless re- port that four English heavy were captured Is of our aviators droppert hombs on the Courtrai station this afternoon and destroyed the That there is no German shortage of efther men or munitions is shown by the fact that the Germans are at the same time conducting an offensive in the of the where they have made an unsuccessful to the French official In an effort to recapture Battle Aids British opinion is encouraged bv the success of the allies In repelling similar attacks last October when they were less than the as now there Is believed to be 1'ttle to choose between the opposing forces in either or the machinery of battle has had a marked effect in which enjoyed a considerable boom April George has opened with a donation of a sub- list ot the British committee I for relief in Belgium An Influential committee has beein has issued an appeal to the public for This of marly well-known proposes to raise the but explains thai it is to be distributed in the form of relief through the can commission of The appeal is signed bj the Moat Tl T archbishop of Cardinal Archbishop of Thomas moderator of ihe Church of Joseph Compton president of the Free Church the Verv Rev J. H. chief rabbi of the United Hebrew the Duke of Viscount Brj Ar- thur John Redmond and Arthur Shirley members of and Sir Charles lord mayor of Many Others In addition to these Individuals the appeal carries the names of an sive committee of prominent persons representing all sections of public and social It is Issued on behalf of Belgians who dared to stay in their native It points out the of aiding the work erto carried out by An independent campaign for funds ts to be made by a national committee which has the sanction of the but as it impossible for to enter Belgium the proceeds will be turned over to American relief commission to the worked miracles bj arranging for the importation into In the face ot unparalleled of food supplies valued at moi p than The appeal points out that the American commission could make no appeal in hence the of the British committee which intends to consolidate all the existing organizations in tlie empire for gian Will Consolidate The appeal assures the public that not a single mouthful of the supplies contributed will be seized by the and Herbert C. chairman of the American is Quoted lo show that the problem faced in requires British as the expenditure of is now required to keep I and soul of the Belgian people SHIP LINE TO ARGENTINA New Service From New York Win Be Inaugurated FINANCED AT BUENOS AIRES New April ment of a new steamship line between New York Buenos financed business men of Argentina and sub- tij the Argentine has been uled according to Ricardo editor of the Buenos who reached New York today aboard the British steamer Registry Mot Mr foil said the project would be discussed at the coming pan-American financial conference in The date of the new he not been nor harl n been determined whether the vessels would fly the American or 4iKentine although the latter probably would be There would be two sailings each he both from Xew York and Buenos Aires at and more thereafter if busines warranted Vessels to Be The vessels probably will be tered instead of new vessels being There is an earnest desire in South part i in to establish closer commercial relations with the Mr and the establishment of the new steamship line was one of many manifestations of this S traw Hats You want the backing of a tation behind a Straw Hat that you may be sure of the shape as well as the Henry Heath and each a guarantee of The finest of braids and workmanship the ly correct in proportions that make them Soft Straws and Henry and and to F at THE CITY OF YPRES IS IN FLAMES AFTER HAIL OF INCENDIARY BOMBS April 27 is in the mans having thrown a hail of incendiary bombs into the Thus telegraphs the Morning Post's correspondent in northern i i fighting continues hotly all along this the Germans show extraordinary daring bringing heavy artillery close to their front the guns used being mostly 13-inch Austrian howitzers on movable i Germans also are using effectively armored trains ing 4.7 English Archbishops Investigate Extent Question i Apt 11 The question to he A i um- Issued tomsin at the residence Archbishop of 1'anterbury. stu s- archbishops of anu the John Scott of the London school board and editor of the Methodist Duchess or Dr Marj Rovernor of St Mary's and have been ation to the ot there the an in the number of 11- and have committee of In conjunction the National of Women to Investigate the nature and the en- tent of Thf the committees and the steps to be If the proves a serious ant- will be con- i another of which of York is FEAR DRIVE ON PARIS England Anxious Lest German Attack Masks Real RUSSIA IS CONFIDENT People Display Optimism ing Military VON REJOINS HIS MEN ARE WAT Many British Military Experts Think That Effort Is Being Made to Away and That Then the Real Smashing Advance Will Grave Events Seem Success of Czar's Troops in the Germans in Poland Does Much Toward Removing All Anxiety and Causing People to Feel Among Poles April with the rest of Europe is awaiting with undisguised the outcome of the tremendous hattle of and the of the purpose in organizing great offensive e- Is the drive Dunkirk as was that of October n ml No- or ts it n feint in force to draw the reserves ami then open the way for an attack on on or and a fresh on in and In the rear of the show Thai momentous project is in course of Von Kluck's Army Unusual is reported in the army commanded by which the Aiene to the of the von himself is sairi lo e been at ihe German headquarters In the battle then tn have returned to hip In Many ers in expert to see him seize the op- and launch another Ing ram at the French Paris as his objective In the belief that ficient numbers of reserves been hurried to the Flanders front lo make his efforts a logical one Many are of the ion the objective is the old one of the channel which would e to them at least part of one of the North Sea and them within 25 miles of the British April 26 marks the attitude of Russian people toward the outcome of the military alons their whole battle Imp An unmistakable note of con- in their troops of tion with the situation at the from prevails The Is believed to have proved jn both defensive and of- fensive while new armies are being mobilized Successes Remove The success of the troops in the in back and holding I he Hermans in Poland and the border of East has removed It explains much of the con- of the people The campaign in the Carpathians in- this confidence The advance of the southern armies toward is regarded as maintained It creates ance as to the final outcome of the operations directed against the dual monarchy thp mobilization of new armies is proceeding The new soldiers from the training grounds the impression of being fit to do effective work when called upon to face the line and take their part In the military Relieving Poland's Russia is everything possible to distress In inhere it is confronted by n Reports are not the fierce fighting of recent months has left devastated Polish districts In a plight than Belgium Relief work called for upon a vast scale The needs are so extensive that aid can ill appreciated John Some People Want Money Who are not as their proposition lacks some feature which any bank would There one ance we do give to every and that is Courteous Consideration Of every even if it is not practical to grant it. 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