RUSSIANS ON THE OFFENSIVE
London, March 8.
Tbe "Daily News" Petrograd correspondent reports that a Russian cavalty movement at Kradmoliele on last; Friday cut the East! Prussian army in two, while there is a considerable gap between the separated parts and the main Austrian army, Tbe position is dangerous owing to the sudden offensive Russian movement. Fresh Russian artillery is reported as arriving at Provasetisa, on tbe northern end of the Roumanian frontier.**
HEAVI AUSTRIAN DEFEAT. Petrogr&d, March 3.
Official.—-The Russian offensive on the Niemen and Vistula continues its successful advance south-west of Grodno The Germans are resisting stubbornly. A furious all day battle in tbe Carpathians, between Ondaw. son, culminated in hand to band fighting, and enormous Austrian losses. Many detachments were an* mhilated, and the slopes of tbe moun-
tains and ravines were strewn with Austrian dead.
THE ALLIEB AND THE DARDANELLES.
Paris, March 3.
Tbe "Temps" states that an agreement has been reached by France, Britain and Russia regarding tbe future status of tbe Dardanelles. It
is proposed to give Russia free passage for her ships.
London, March 3
Two German rcroplanes dropped
three bomb 3 near the Glasgow steamer Dalbair off the Essex coast No barm was done.
Paris reports state that the bombardment of the Dardanelles forts has been resumed, Reuters Cairo correspondent states that influenza and pneumonia form tbe majority of the cases of sickness among the AustraliansACCIDENT IN EGYPT. Seven men fell while climbing the Cbeops Pyramid. Four were killed, and the others were seriously injured. One man injured bis spine, and is crippled for life.
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RUSSIANS ON THE OFFENSIVE, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3403, 5 March 1915
RUSSIANS ON THE OFFENSIVE Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3403, 5 March 1915
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