January 11, 1915

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent

The news of the war as reported in the headlines of the Capital Journal:

Photo Source: Capital Journal.

Photo Source: Capital Journal.

RUSSIA WILL CALL FEWER MEN THAN IF SHE WAS NOT AT WAR
Confidence As to Outcome of War Calls Forth Curious Statement
FULL CREDIT NOT GIVEN OFFICERS ANNOUNCEMENT
Lack of Equipment Held to Be Reason For Not Heavily Recruiting

BERLIN CONFIRMS REPORT THAT ALLIES GAIN AT SOISSONS
Say Foothold On German Trenches Secured But Advance Checked
GERMANS CLAIMED AT ARGONNES-PERTHE
Aerial Raid on French Port Is Successfully Carried Today

ENTIRE SWISS ARMY NOW ON FRONTIER
Government Fearful That Heavy Fighting In Alsace Would Violate Neutrality

ADMIRAL FISHER, ENGLAND’S OLD SEA DOG, RETAINS CONFIDENCE OF BRITISH PUBLIC

VIOLENT FIGHTING IN LYS OISE DISTRICT
Germans Continue To Lose In the Soissons District Again Today

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