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Official statement on meeting of Supreme War Council at Versailles; in view of speeches by Counts Hertling and Czernin decided only immediate task before it is vigorous prosecution of the war; an enlargement of powers of Council announced. Mr. Baker, American Secretary of War, announces American troops occupying certain portion of actual battlefront. British forces occupy Utarika, Lujenda Valley, Mozambique; main body of enemy retreats eastwards.