The American steamer „Carib" and cargo nas been sunk off the German coast.
A Petrograd message says that a military wam was derailed nearLovitch, which caused an explosion ot several truckloads of ammuni•lon. Many soldiers were killed. The Germans wok terrible reprisals on the neighbouring '"lages. Three hundred peasants were brought 10 Lovitch and horribly mutilated.
The Admiralty reports that the weather moderating the bombardment of the Darda- was renewed at 8 on Thursday morning. Alter a period of long range-firing the squadron of battleships attacked at close range. AH the forts at the entrance to tbc Straits were successf ully reduced. The operations continue.
A Paris communiqué says that our artillery at Lombardtzijde demolished some of the look-outsuts of the enemy. We maintained our positions in Champagne and made fresh progress. All counterattacks were repulsed. Our aviators threw sixty bombs on the railway sta- trams and concentrations of the enemy. *his bombardment was most effective. A "errnan attack in Argonne was immediately Repulsed. We made fresh progress at Bois-dek PPy. Our artillery destroyed the armoured shelters of the Germans, who were unable to retake the trenches we captured.
The Admiralty announces that German submarines sank seven British ships since °th February, whereas 708 steamers of over tons each of all nationalities arrived at ö,,'tish ports. 672 sailed during the week ending 24th February. The total arrivals for 8 *eeks ending 24th February was 5,772, a»d sailings 5,507.
Reports from Berlin reeeived in Copenha-B*o show the German casualties to have been <3°0,000 in the last three weeks in East Prussia and Poland.