WAR IN EUROPE.
Petrograd, March 18
It is considered here that tbe Allies victoories od the Western front are likply to compel the removal of tho Germane from tbe Masurian campaign A decision is imminent at Prszempyl, and this would hearten the Rus aians, who are already stimulated by the prospect of the complete victory in the Caucasus, and are eagerly px peeting to join hands with the Allies under tbe walls of < onstantinople
NEW ZEALANDERS IN SMYRNA,
LONDON, Maroh 1G
A wireless message fromßerlin says tbat tbe Allied troops have been landed at various points near Smyrna
[It is unde a stood that probably the New Zealanders are participating in this movement]
ONE A DAY,
WASHINGTON, March 18
Tbe captain of an American Rtea mci reports that on his ship entering Bremerbaaen tbe Germans eon fined tbe crew below to prevent them makicg observations of tbe naval pre porations He saw a flotilla of submarines larger than anything be had 3een before, and learned that the ' Germans were turning them out at the rate of one per day, BELGIAN SUCCESSES. PARIS, March 18 To night's official communique states that the Belgians, who are still progesstng, bombarded a German convoy near Dixmude. A Frenoh aviator bombarded Conflaus railway station in Lorraine. CALAIS BOMBED. SEVEN KILLED. The High Commissioner reports London, l'Jth Maroh, 12 50 a.m—"Paris reports Zep* polin discharged bombs at Calais railway station killing seven employees. No material damage. In Champagne district Frenoh realised an appreciable gain northeast of Mesnil, and enemy's counter attacks were repulsed. In N.rth Verdua the Freseb cap" tnred two trenches, making prisoner-'. In Harts Mamellerkope the Allies gained ground oneru-y-'d losses were very heavy. Trenohes wero lii ed with dead."
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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3407, 20 March 1915
WAR IN EUROPE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3407, 20 March 1915
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