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British occupy enemy posts north of Beaucourt on a 600-yard front. British raid in Loos region. Rumanian success between the valleys of the Casin and Susitza; many prisoners and four machine-guns taken; German attacks in Oitoz and Casin valleys repulsed. Admiralty announce German raider sunk eight British and two French vessels between December 12 and January 12; crews put on board three other captured vessels, one of which reaches Pernambuco. Covering note from Mr. Balfour to Allied reply to President Wilson published; reasons given for belief that durable peace can only be based on the success of the Allied cause.