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A COLOSSAL VICTORY.

• Paei3, September 13.

The "Matins" correspondent at Petrograd reports that General Yon Aufenberg's army lost 300 officers, 28,000 men and 400 guns. The second lost as prisoners 500 officers and 70,000 men.

The Russian victory is considered decisive

Bosie, September 13

An official report from Petrograd states that Pryenmol and Cracow have surrendered.

Paris, September 13

General Joffre has wired to M. Miller, Minister of War:—"Our victory is confirmed as more and more complete everywhere The enemy ia retreating and abandoning wounded and materials of war. After a formidable struggle, lasting from September 6 to September 12, all cm

arms flushed by success are executing a pursuit which is unexampled for its extent, and which will be continued with all our energy." London, September 12, A strong force of French artillery is being landed at Antivari with a view to bombarding Cattaro, uader the protection of tba Allies' fleet. The bombardment by the fleet has hitherto been ineffective, owing to the chain of mountains screening Cattaro. FIGHTING IN EAST AFRICA. London, September 13. A report from Nairobi, East Africa, states that a strong German force has occupied Oaringin. British forces despatched from Port Florence to intercept another German foree'jfon the Tsavi River were repulsed, and two officers and some natives were taken prisoners.

Some of tbe wounded in the action

fought on the 6th insfc, state that the Punjaubs suffered heavily in an unsuccessful bayonet charge in attempting to capture machine guns in the face of a murderous fire. CARDINAL MERCIES. London, September 13. Cardinal Mercie.r (Cardinal Archbishop of Brussels), has arrived in London en route for Antwerp. He received a warm reception, and addressed an Irish demonstration, where at Messrs J. E. Redmond, John Dillon and T. P. O'Connor, Ms P,, spoke. THE POPES SYMPATHY. Kome, September 13. The newspaper "Stampa" states that Cardinal Bourne bears Pope Benedict's letter to King George, ex pressing bis sympathy with Great Britain as guardian of the peace and master of justice. , AN UNPLEASANT REFUSAL.

The " Sfcampa " &M 3 that the Austrian aad Prussian Ministers refused s".te passage to Cardinal Mercier to wan! -J Belgium. Pope Benedict declared that he would remember the unpleasant refusal. RECEIVED IN AUDIENCE. London, September 13. His Majesty received Cardinal Mercier in audience.

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A COLOSSAL VICTORY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4429, 15 September 1914

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A COLOSSAL VICTORY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4429, 15 September 1914

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