1917, Allies, Arthur Balfour, Austria-Hungary, Beaucourt, Brazil, Foreign Minister, France, French Navy, Germany, Great Britain, Imperial German Navy, Loos, Oitoz, peace, Pernambuco, prisoners of war, Romania, Royal Navy, sinking, United States of America, weapons, Woodrow Wilson
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.