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WAR IN EUROPE.

ALLIES' ADVANCE. GERMANS IN DIXMUDE. Paris, November 11. An oilicial communique states • — The battle has beeu resumed with particular intensity between Nieuport and Lys. Wβ maintained our front and reoccupied Lombardzyed. The Germans have taken Dixmude, but we hold the outskirts of the villiagfi and algo the canal from Nieuport to Ypres. British troops attacked at several points, and stopped the enemy's fierce offensive. The remainder of the front is unchanged except that we have progressed north of Soissons and west of Vailly. CONSPIRACY IN TURKG Y. GERMANS ATTACKED. Athens, November 11. It ig reported that an extensive conspiracy has broken out at Constant! nople against tbe Young Turks and the Germans. Five of the ringleaders were shot on Sunday. TJie crowd attacked German noncommissioned officers, and tbe German Consul protested. - TURKISH LOSSES. Petrogkad, November 11. The three Turkish transports, laden with war material, which were sunk by the Russian fleet at Zungundiak. included in their freights artillery, aeroplanes, automobiles aud uniforms for 60000 troops.- Tbe Russians rescued 248 soldiers, including several German officers. LOSS OF JAPANESE DESTROYER. Londoni November 11. A Japanese torpedo destroyer was sunk while mine sweeping at Kaiocbau The majority of the crew wero saved. JAPANESE CAPTURES. Pekin, November 11. The Japanese captured ti desoroyer, two gunboat 3 and five transports at TsiDgtao, and hopes to raise the Austrian cruiser Kaiserin Elizabeth, which was sunk in tbe harbour.

THE FEAR OF RUSSIA

London, November 11

The " Morning Post's " Rome cor respondent states that Germany is alarmed at Russia's successes, and made preliminary offors of peace to the Russian Government, which, however, rejected them.

GERMAN ORUISEES IN CANADIAN WATERS.

JAPANESE IN PURSUIT

Ottawa, November 11

The Government announces that certain channels of the Pacific Columbian coast have been closed for navigation. It is understood' that this precaution has been taken against tbe German fleet coming north,

Japanese battleships are reported from Honolulu to be steaming towards the Chilian coast.

OPENING OF PARLIAMENT

A SOLEMN CEREMONY

London, Nov. 11

Many of the usual features were abpent at the opening of Parliament, Khaki clad troops, including Territorial Colonials, and Indians, lined the Royal route. The State coach was not used. The King's speech was devoted extensively to the war, particularly to .Turkey's participation in it;-

MORE RECRUITS WANTED,

London. Nov. 11

Mr Llojd George announced another call for a further large contingent to go abroad. They must face the fact that 2,000,000 trained men alone would be a big element in the final settlement.

,20,000 NEW ZEALANDER.S WANTED.

Wellington, Nov. 11 The Hon Mr Fisher, Minister of

HIGH COMMISSIONER'S REPORT. London, November 10th. Official—Fierce fighting continues between the sea and Arnientieres, both sides assuming the offensive. The enemy were repulsed. Progress was made near Baixichoote and Ypres. The British repulsed the enemy along their front- An advance was also made in the region of Woevre between Berry-au-ba c and Rheims. Fresh attacksjin the Vosges were repulsed The movement of German artillery progresses through Antwerp.

Marine, interviewed to day ie men for the froat, said to an "Evening Post" reporter, "It is inevitable that the overseas Dominions will have to very largely increase their quota . They have no doubt the time is not very far distant when the Imperial Government will ask New Zealand to make up its quota to at least 20>000 men, Australia and Canada will, no doubt, consent to a large proportion." AUCKLAND COUNCILLOR ABRESTED. Wellington. November 12. It was reported yesterday that upon the arrival of the Navua at Auckland from Samoa on Monday, Mr F. E N. GaudiQ, a member of the Auckland City Council) who was a passenger, was taken into custody by thu military authorities, and has since been detained,

Tbe Defence authorities staked to iHy tbafc the charge upon which Councillor Gaudin has been arrested by was that he was carrying correspondence from German subjects in Samoa to other Germans in New Zealand and elsewhere, whereby avoiding the censorship which exists in Samoa on all correspondence. He is being held a prisoner by the military authorities until further particulare are heard from Samoa.

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3452, 13 November 1914

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WAR IN EUROPE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3452, 13 November 1914

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