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LITTLE DAMAGE DONE.

Paris, March 217

A Zeppelin raid occured at 1 o'clock this morning. On the apprnach of three machines being signalled, the inhabitants were warned by bugles and the city was plunged into dark. nesg. Several incendiary bombs were thrown into the city and the western suburbs, including, seven at Asineres

(•! sunii'h five niilan north-west of t.hfi city), where three people were injured and considerable damage done. Four were injured elsewhere and some fires ocenred, but they were not serious. DETAILS OF THE RAID..

A Zeppelin dropped several bombs in the streets of Apineres, doing no damage A bomb also struck ft build ing at Batignolies, containing seventy inmatßS, and another fell in a blook of builfUjJgs inhabited by two hundred people. No one was injured.

THE LOSS OF THE BOUVET London, March 21.

Ats eye witness at Tenedos states that a thick cloud of smoke blotted out the Bouvet. Then as it thinned the grey bow of the vessel was seen, pointing skywards. The stern was submerged before the smoke passed, and the vessel sank as two British ships rushed up to the rescue. AEROPLANE AT DEAL, London, March 21, c A Tauba aeroplane appeared three boui»and feet above Deal. The Ad miralty patrol fired and a dozen British aeroplanes were soon out in pursuit. The Taube was not seen any longer, A later message, which apparently has been censored, says that the aeroplrne at Deal was one of three or four. On noticing it the British aviators gave it a lively reception, THE CHINESE SITUATION, London, March 21. The "Morning BUsts" Tientsin cor respondent states that China stoutly declines granting mining concessions throughout Manchuria. Peking reports that the Powers have

lodged Notes at Tokio couched in friendly but significant \terms remind , ing Japan of her obligations. Several thousand natives demonstrated at Shanghai demanding war with Japan, *•

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LITTLE DAMAGE DONE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3408, 23 March 1915

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LITTLE DAMAGE DONE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3408, 23 March 1915

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