AN ACT OF PIRACY.
I COMMON OUTLAWS. Petkograd. February 3. Russia bas decided to regard tbe bombardment of unfortified towns as an act of piracy. The crew of the Parseval airship which bombarded Libau and was sub sequently brought down, have been informed that they will be tried as common ontiaws in accordance with thß Czar's explicit orders. Russia's decision bas been in* fluenced by tbe fact that documents found on dead German officers in Poland show that tbe Kaiser ordered his troops to treat the Cossacks as robbers, not as soldiers * ALLIES' PROGRESS. Paris, February 3. The official communique states : — "We stopped lireboats which were iaunched on the Ancre River, north of 'Albert, before they exploded, We slightly progressed naar Perthes, taking a number of prisoners. The day was uneventful elsewhere." THEFT OF INVENTION. Paris, February 3. The "Matin"'declares that Simon Lake, tbo American in venter, alleges I
hat submarines were 'uilt by KruppsJSfrom his design, for which Krupps refused to pay him and which they refused to return.
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AN ACT OF PIRACY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3475, 5 February 1915
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