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GERMANS GO TO SOUTH AMERICA.

Dubban, August 6. The German wireless station at Swakodmina is sending messages for the purpose of drowning messages from the British stations. The German steamers in African ports will not return to Europe, but will proceed to South America. TRANS ATLANTIC CABLE. London, August 5. The British Consul at ,New York has received information that a German cruiser was seen grappling for the Trans-Atlantic cable off Newfoundland.

BELGIANS REPULSE GERMANS At three this morning it was reported that the Belgians repulsed the Germans at Liege. FRENCH VICTORY. , The French fleet at Algiers has captured the German cruisers Goeben and Breslau, and sunk the Panther. SWITZERLAND ATTACKED. The Germans have entered Switzerland, violating the treaty, and crossed the French frontier near St. Marcel, GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN SQUADRONS. GERMAN VESSELS CAPTURED, The German cruiser Breslau fired sixty shots'at Bona.. The shore batteries replied, and the cruiser left in the direction okfiibraltar, Rome advises that the German

) in the neigh bourhooct oii,,Messina has been instructed to join the Austrian squadron and attack the French fleet, The French destroyers captured two big German sailing vessels in the North Sea and took them to Dunkirk ancj Calais. ■ BELGIAN PRECAUTIONS, The Belgians, forseeing the German advance, blew up the tunnels and the bridges over the River Meuse. Members of Parliament are enlist ing in the army. ■ SEYDLITZ CAPTURED. Sydney, August 6.

Special editions ol the newspapers report that the destroyer Parramatta captured the Seydlitz, which sailed on Monday. The report is so far unconfirmed.

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4419, 7 August 1914

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GERMANS GO TO SOUTH AMERICA. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4419, 7 August 1914

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