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Third and 4th British Armies advance between the Scheldt and Le Cateau on a 20-mile front to a depth of three or four miles; farther north the 1st Army, between Valenciennes and Tournai, takes Bruay and Bleharies and Espain, towards Tournai. French cross the Souche. Turkish retirement in Mesopotamia towards the Lesser Zab; British within four miles of Kirkuk. President Wilson’s final reply to Germany; he is willing to take up the question of an armistice, but extraordinary safeguards must be demanded.