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MANY PRISONERS TAKEN.

TORPEDO BOATS CAPTURED

(Received April 30, 11 a.m.) LONDON, April 29

A German wireless message states that the Karelian peasants, supported by Finnish volunteers, captured Olonetz, and took 600 Bolshevik prisoners. The Karelians have established a Provincial Government at Olonetz until a National Assembly meets to determine the future constitution on. the basis or self-determination. Stockholm messages state that the British at Shekencky's, heavily defeated a Bolshevik effort to rush reinforcements to Olonetz. The Bolsheviki are now speedily retiring along the Oneza River to prevent being trapped Other Finnish forces reached the Murman railway junction and captured a Bolshevik icebound torpedo flotilla. Other forces are advancing on Petrozavodsk The whole of the western portion of Olonetz Province has been cleared.

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MANY PRISONERS TAKEN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9598, 30 April 1919

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MANY PRISONERS TAKEN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9598, 30 April 1919

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