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WAR IN EUROPE.

FIGHTING IN THE GULF

TURKISH REVERSE

GERMAN SUBMARINES

SEVEN SUNK

Copenhagen, March 7

The Berlin "Tageblatt" admits that according to news from neutral countries more than seven German sub marines have been sunk since February 185b, the day fixed for the blockade.

Scandinavian shipping companies refuse to carry German goods to America.

London, March 7.

The India Office announces that the Ahwug garrison, during a reconnaissanace of the 3rd inst., found 12,000 Turks, including contingents of disuffecfced tribesmen, at Gbadir, They attempted to cut us off. but were kept at bay until a retirement was effected. The enemy lost three thousand killed and sis hundred wounded. Our loss was five British and one Indian officer killed and sixty three men killed and one hundred and nine teen wounded, mostly Indians. On the gulf a cavalry reconnaissance on tbe same date, 25 miles northwest of Basra- drew 1500 horse men to where our concealed infantry with machine and field guns inbicted heavy loss upon them. We lost 4 British and 2 Indian officers killed land 6 men wounded.

AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN ARMY

Rome, March 7

The Austro Hungarian Army in the Bukovina, under two German generals, is in full retreat, Tbe men are deserting, and being taken prisoners in hundreds. THE DARDANELLES' BOMBARDMENT. London, March 7 Reuters Athens correspondent states that the Queen Elizabeth on Friday operated in tbe Gulf of Suros. Her first shots silenced the battery on the heights. Reuters Athens correspondent states that Rear Admiral Peirse has silenced the forts on the Smyrna heights, and is now bombarding the forts at the entrance to the gulf.

INSPECTION OF GERMAN VESSELS. New York, March 7. The Customs officials inspected the Vaterland and George Washington, which are preparing to sale. IZEPPELINS DESTROYED.

Geneva, March 7. The storm already referred to in cables on the 2nd insfc., demolished a a Zeppelin shed. It destroyed one airship and demolished another. Count Zeppelin is at Friedricbshaven hastening the construction of two airships.

ALLIES' PROGRESS

Paris, March 7, Tbe official communique states:— "We have progressed at Notre Dame de Lorette. Tbe German losses were considerable Also at Perthes and at Beausijour. We carried two hilltops west of Munster, in tbe Vosges, and captured Imburg, on tbe Fecht, southeast of Sultzerin ; also two bills north and south of Imburg, We repulsed German counter attacks at Hartman with heavy losses,"

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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3404, 9 March 1915

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WAR IN EUROPE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3404, 9 March 1915

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