OTHER OFFICIAL NEWS.
Melbourne, August 13. Sir George Reid's first official bulletin states that the Admiralty believes the Goeben and Breslau have taken refuge in the Dardanelles, where they will be dismantled. They oonsider that the safefy of trade is seoura. Reliable information from Liege states that the principal forts are still holding out. fcSome of -the smaller ones have been captured. No serious engagements have oc curred on the Austro-Russian frontier. The Germans have retaken Maihausen. Tbe North Sea is safe, and the food trade between Denmark and England has been reopened.
LORD MAJOR'S FUND. The Lord Mayor's fund totals £14,872.
OFFICERS APPOINTEDChristohurch, August 14. The Defence Department have now a list of the officers who will go with the Canterbury Division of the New Zealand field force, It is expected that one or two alterations may be made, but the list is approximately correct. •
Canterbury Infantry Regiment— Commanding officer, Lieut Colonel D. Mcß Stewart; second in command, M»jor A. E. Loach , adjutant, Captain A. Critchley Salmonson; machine gun officer, Lieutenant F. W. Parker; signalling officer, Lieutenant Batchelor.
A Company (Ist Canterbury)— Major
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OTHER OFFICIAL NEWS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4421, 14 August 1914
OTHER OFFICIAL NEWS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4421, 14 August 1914
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