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German Peace Proposals; Chancellor announces in Reichstag peace overtures have been made through neutral Governments to Allies by four enemy Powers. Retreat of Rumanian Armies to the district between the Rivers Jalomitza and Buzeu; enemy approaching Buzeu. Fighting north of Monastir. Venizelist troops land at Hermopolis, the port of Syra. Changes in French Higher Command announced; General Joffre, remaining General in Chief of French Armies, becomes technical military adviser to the new French War Committee; General Nivelle takes over command in the field on the Western front. Vice-Admiral Gauchet succeeds Admiral du Fournet in command of Allied Fleet in Mediterranean.