THE ALLIES PROGRESS.
Paris, January 24 The official communique states— "The enemy violently bombarded our new position at Nieuport and at Lombaertzyde. Our artillery dispersed, tbe enemy's infantry at tbe mo ment when it was beginning an attack
"Our artillery expelled tha enemy from a trench near Vermelles, and silenced or demolished several guns in the Aisne valley, and it also destroyed works at Soupir.
"Our infantry carried a trench at Berry au bac The infantry engage ment at Saint Hubert and Fontaine Madame continues. Advanced tren ohes have been lost and retaken. Our right has progressed at Hartmanns, Sinehlerkoff. We lost aad then reCaptured a trench near Bteinbach." THE BATTLESHIP AUSTRALIA.
S_DNEy, January g'.
Mails from the battleship Australia are expected within a few days. Tbe first communications received from ber for three months arrived by the Skipton Cattle, which has arrived from Mew York.
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THE ALLIES PROGRESS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3473, 26 January 1915