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WAR IN EUROPE.

DARDANELLES BOMBARDMENT

Athens, April 25

Allies warsbip3 brought down two Turkish aeroplanes which were flying over Tenedoa. The bombardment of the strait? continues. THE TRIUMPH IN ACTION. London, April 25. Renter's correspondent aboard the battleship Triumph reports that the vessel entered the Dardanelles, and ber 7.6 in guns opened fire on the Turkish trenches at the western end of the GnllipolU range at 7000 yards After balf an hour the Triumph changed her position. A howitzer battery on the Asiatic shore dropped sixteen shells in a qnarfor of an hour, t.hree of which struck the Triumph, 'loing trifiinsf damage and wounding two men. The Tiiurnph ailencsd ttu oowitzers in a few minutes and re turned her bombardment of the trenches.

CONTRABAND AT NAPLES

Rome, April 25

A vast contraband organisation for re victualling Austria Hungary and Germany has been discovered at Naples. Tbe authorities seized three million pieces of linen and seven million pair? of army boots aboard an Italian steamer which had been ordered by a firm whose head is the Austrian Consul at Naples. Three hunrtr d .barrels containing rubber were also seized

HEAVY FIGHTING

■ s ax terdaj], April 25

Tht- Hpuiora corre3----p indent ytitiet) !ba'. ihe lighting near Poeieapeilß anH fiangamarek was of he Everest :ype Thousands of dead oave been buried in a huge cemetery near Moorslede, and the churches are filled with wounded.

The German artillery posted south of Moiirslede baa horses attached to eh .can rao.fly to move ihetn away •• igo h -/iliioa frequent successful .ir raids. The Gorman pkns embrace a strong tMempt to cross the Yser and force a why to Fumes and Dunkirk DAltiY AIR RAIDS. London, April 25. The Ailifd airmen are making daily • '■ids bftwpen the Yssr and Bruges, including attacks on the airsheds at Gits Lessiw j ge and Cesthel. Many Germans have been killed by them.

GALLANT FLYER'S RUSE

Tho Germans heavily bombarded one of our airmen at Joutrode, east of Ghent. The airman allowed his machine to fall rapidly upside down. The Germans ceased firing, believing that he was hit, when he suddenly righted his machine, and bombod and damaged the airsheds, and then e3 Caped.

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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 27 April 1915

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WAR IN EUROPE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 27 April 1915

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