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Copenhagen, August 12

A German destroyer struck a mine off the Gyed lighthouse in the South Baltic, which was mined by* the Germans. Foity-twd .officers and men were killed, and several were;, wounded. ■ < There is intense indignation in Denmark over the Germans laying contact mines in International water way. AN AVIATOR'S REPORT. Brussels, August 12. A Belgian airman reports one solid mass of shining armour from Liege to Duren, London, August 12, The Admiralty has accepted Canada's offer of two submarines recently purchased from Chili. A DASTARDLY ATTEMPT. Ottawa, August 12. An attempt has been made to blow up the Canadian northern railway treck at Parry Sound. Troops are guarding the railway b.idges throughout Canada. MONTENEGRIN ADVANCES. London, August 12. A telegram from Rome has been received as stating tbat the Monte negrins have occupied Scutari. Paris advices state that tbe Montenegrins have occupied Mount Talai bosch. > Athens, August 12. The Servian' Legation states tbat the Servians have arrived before Serajevo.

HEAVY CAVALRY ENGAGEMENTS, London, August 12 Reuters Brussels correspondent says tha'. nua*"y cavalry engagements are pruobding between the French, Belgiauo.anu Germans, The neigh boui-u-..a is not stated, but it is sur-mi*-td *; at it is north west of Liege.

A is officially declared that only suiaii of Germans have entered the 10,.n0t Liege, ,

All in -. io. i,s from Belfort to. Liege iire intact.

French cavalry at, all. points are uiaint '■.:_■£ their superiority.

J ub Ftbuch still hold the crest of ii.c Vosges passes that dominate the of Alsace, and hold the lines b twe n maun and Altkich.

London, Aug. 12 The, Press bureau states that of 26 German. Army Corps the bulk have been definitely located, and it is apparent that the mass of tbe German force is concentrated between Liege and Luxembourg. GERMANS IN RETREAT. Brussels, Aug, 12 The War Office announces that the retreating movement which the Germans commenced yesterday has become more pronounced. It seems that the chief of staff is hesitating to give battle.

CAPTURE OF GERMAN . Paris, Aug, 12 It is officially announced—"Our artillery fire destroyed a German battery near Spincourt. We captured three guns and three Maxims."

TERRIFIC CANNONADE. Amsterdam, Aug. 12 "De Telegraaf's" conespondent at Maastricht states that there is a terrific cannonade in the direction of Tongres.

Paris, August 12. It is officially intimated that many German patrols have been captured at Dijant, ftochefort and Givet,

An important engagement is reported near Tirlement, where the Belgians offered a vigorous lesistance, GOEBEN AND BRtiSLAU IN THE DARDANELLES.

R. A. Row OC, second in command, Capt, Gresson, Lieuts. Temple, Fitch, and Steward, 2nd Lieut. Dobson.

B Company (2nd South Canterbury \ Regiment)—Capt. DA Grant 0.C,) Captain Houlsten second in command, Lieuts, Stevens and Lawry, 2nd Lieu tenants Barclay, 'Fraser, and Lieut. Hislop. •• ■ : 'y ■•■•■' "■' G Company (12th Nelson Regiment) —Capt. Brereton O.C, Capt. Griffiths second in command, Lieut Saunders, 2nd Lieuts. Storner, Read, and Forsythe, D Company (13th North Canterbury and Westland Regiment)— Major Jor dan O.C, Capt. Jeffries second in com] I mand, Lieutenants Oribb and Conway, j 2nd Lieuts. Skelton and Stitt. I

Canterbury Mounted Rifle Regi ment—Major P. H. Johnson O.C, Major Overton second in command. Lieut. Davidson, machine gun sec tion. \ First Mounted Rifle Squadron—Cap l tain Acton-Adams 0.C.,, Captain Hurst second in command, Lieutenants Mnrchison, W. Deans, Free and Keddell. Eighth Mounted Rifle SquadronMajor Wain O.C , Captain Hammond second in command, Lieutenants Barker, Haytor and Bruce, 2nd Lieuts. Hayfcor and bailey, Q.M. Sergeants Austine and Fraser, Sergeant-Major Mellows.

Wellington, August 13

By a special "Gazette" notice issued this morning the Government permits the exportation of peas, beans- linseed, barley and oats, provided they are shipped to England.

Mails for members of the advance party of the Expeditionary Force will be despatched from Wellington when opportunity offers- Letters should be addressed to Wellington, and should show the rank, the name of the regiment in which tbe volunteer is serving, and be addressed "Advance Party New Zealand Expeditionary Force," with name of the troopship on which he embarked, if known.

General Godley inspected the ad vance detachment this morning.

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GERMAN DESTROYER STRIKES MINE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4421, 14 August 1914

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GERMAN DESTROYER STRIKES MINE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4421, 14 August 1914

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