French success at Chaune Wood. Advance into the highlands of Judea; Kuryet-el-Enab carried, six miles west of Jerusalem. U.S. destroyer Chauncey sunk in collision in war zone; 21 lives lost. Mr. Lloyd George defends his scheme of an Allied War Council and his Paris speech; he announces five submarines destroyed on the 17th.
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Mr. Lloyd George in Paris on necessity for Allied War Council, to want of which he attributes Serbian, Rumanian, and Italian disasters. Enemy establish a bridgehead across the Lower Piave at Zenson, 20 miles north-east of Venice; Italians evacuate Fonzaso and part of the Val Sugana, overlooking the Brenta.
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Turks evacuate Wadi Hesi and Ascalon; they retreat on Hebron and Jerusalem with loss of 70 guns and 10,000 casualties. Italians on the Piave; enemy descent in Trentino, down the Val Sugana, taking ruins of Asiago; General Fayolle announced in command of French troops in Italy. Announced Allied Conference at Rapallo has decided to create a supreme political council of the Allies for the Western Front, to be assisted by a permanent Military Committee, consisting of Generals Foch, Cadorna, and Wilson; General Diaz succeeds Cadorna as Italian Generalissimo.