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British within two miles of St. Quentin; Francilly-Selency, Selency, and Holnon taken. Progress between Bapaume and Arras on a 10-mile front; Doignies and Croisilles taken. British and Russians in contact on the Diala River, south-west of Khanikin. President Wilson’s address to Congress; he asks for declaration that a state of war exists. American armed liner Aztec torpedoed off the French coast.