Foreign News: The War in Morocco

Roughly, the fourth meridian of longitude west from Greenwich cuts across the territory of Abd-el-Krim,* from Alhucemas on the Mediterranean to Kifane on the western war frontier. Roughly the Spanish and the French decided last week to pinch together their forces along this meridian; pinched and pinched until their armies stood but 40 miles apart, with Ajdir, the capital of Abd-el-Krim between them.

The Spanish forces advanced up the heights for about a mile and a third; took Morro Viejo (400 ft. high), Malmussi (500 ft.) and Cuervas de Xauen (1,800 ft.). The...

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