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A MARVELLOUS RUN.

BIZET'S PERFORMANCE,

London, Dec 27

Hpori Bizofc, the rinuier, has been specially mi ruioneed in Paris dcs patches for carrying an important dcs patch eight miles in forty minutes No cyclist was available. He pleaded that be should be entrusted with tbe message, and his captain accepted his

offer, and with tears in his eyes warned him to swallow the message in the] event of capture. Bizet set off across j heavy muddy fields with a long low | stride as calmly as if he'was on the j cinder track, though he was under both artillery and rifle fire _ He j reached tbe French artillery qiucker than would have been possible to a motorist, who would have had to keep to the roads, THE LOSS OF THE CURIE. ■ A Milan report shows that tbe Curie was attempting to penetrate Pola, and fouled a protective net. Two ebbts struck the Curie, which slowly sank. All on board, except one officer, swam clear, and were picked up. [It was reported that a French submarine had been sunk by the Austrian forts at Pola.] THE YOUNG TURKS A sensation was caused at Sumboul by a number of placards being posted on tbe arsenal, vilifying the Young Turks and describing their policy as disastrous to the Empire and the Caliphate. GERMAN ANGLOPHOBIA. London, January 27 Captain Coleer, who participated in the siege of Tsingtau, where he was wounded, says that after the capture tbe Germans watched tbe march past of the Japanese with interest, but 1 when the British troops passed tbey, with one accord, turned their backs upon them German hatred went so far that German officers even spat lin the faces of the British soldiers.

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A MARVELLOUS RUN., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3465, 29 December 1914

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A MARVELLOUS RUN. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3465, 29 December 1914

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