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WAR IN EUROPE.

THE KAISER AT THE FRONT. Bkrlin, February 7. It is officially announced that the Kaiser hag gone to tbe eastern fight ing line. He telegraphed congratulations to the Germans on their storming the heights of Oraonne, THE EGYPTIAN CAMPAIGN. London, February 7. The "Daily Mail's" Rome corres pondent telegraphs that the result of tbe fighting in Egypt has.caused a notable change in the attitude of the war correspondents in Egypt, who have hitherto been alarmists regarding the situation.. GERMAN OFFICERS TAKEN. Cairo, February 7.. Nine German officers are included in the prisoners taken on the Canal, who are chiefly Syrians and Arabs, and were dead beat by their march and exertions, 1 and exhausted through defensive victualising. THE RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN. PETDOGRAD. February 7. The Germans threw a barrel bridge across the the Pawka river Three oompanies crossed by means of the bridge, but the Rub. sian guns then destroyed it,'and the com panics which had got over found themselves cut off. They were either shot or bayonetted or drowned in an attempt to swim back, It is reported that seven German submarines have arrived at Znebrugge with the object of attacking Bii'ish transports. ' ANOTHER GERMAN SUB MARINE SUNK. AMSTERDAM, January 7, A British aeroplane flew over Zeebrugge defying the conrentrated fire of the antiivijgnns and jifl"3 Suddenl? the machine divi-d. and tbe airman dropped a bomb on n submarine The bomb struck home. There wo' a tenifio explosion, and the submarine sank. Thu airman etcaned from the 'torm of fire which followed bim, and was quickly ou' of range BRITISH ADVANCE. PARIS, February 7 An official communique state- that the Bri tisb captured a brickfield a kilomn r<> east of Qiiinchy, which the enemy his always held hitherto, LONDON, Feb 7 The High Couimis-ioner Cibk-d yesterday: •"Paris reports that between the canal and tho Bethune-La road the British captur •■_• a brickfield which had been held by he enemy -\long the rest of the front there were artillery aomb ts only GERMAN WEST AFRICA. PRETORIA, February 7, Germans attacked Kakama, but were re pulsed, having lost nine killed, twenty-two wounded and fifteen prisoners. One of the British force was killed and two were wounded. [Kakama 13 on tha north bank of tbe Orange River, in Bechuanaland. east of where the river forms the southern boundary of German West Afrioa]. DE WET'S TRIAL. REBELS DISARMED. CAPETOWN, February 7. De Wet will shortly be tried at Bloem. fontein for treason. Afte- Kemp's surrender forty-nine rebels whe had been disarmed by the Germans, arrived at Upington. l

til vised tho nation, "Get Ready." Dona-' tions : His Worship tho Mayor (Mr G. Armstrong) £2 2s, E. E. Lelievra £2 2s, J. H. Williams £1 Is, J. Gracia £1 is, A. J. Turner £1 Is. W. W. Williams £1 Is, H. J. Bell £1 Is, Cracroft Wilson £1 Is E. W. Shepherd £1 Is, H W. Piper £1 Is, C W. Burlund £1 Is, G.-Morgan 10s 6d, F. K. Hunt 10s 6d, G W. Thomas 10s 6d, J Armstrong ( i! toney Bay) 103 6d, F, S Miohell 10s 6d, H. Mottram 10s 6d, T. Mase field 10s Gd. C. W Leete 10s 6d, J. S. Dodds 10s 6d, Dr Cantrell 10s 6d, H, C. Dierck 103 6d, T.E, Taylor !0s Gd, G. Pilkington 10s Gd, L. J. 10s 6d, T. Penlington 10a 6:1, J. J. Walker ss, A, W. Judcl ss.

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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3476, 9 February 1915

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WAR IN EUROPE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3476, 9 February 1915

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