WAR IN EUROPE.
Progress at the Dardanelles.
FINE WORK OF COLONIAL 3
BIX TRANSPORTS SUNK
London, May 10.
Reuter reports that the Rus?ianß sank six transports in the Boppborus. Two of these were sunk in the Sea of Marmora. ITALIAN INTERVENTION. London, May 10. Advios3 from Berlin state that Italy has summoned to the colours all those from and including 1876 Many train loads of troops are proceeding to the north-pastern front. The Ausfcro German exodus continues, including tha Embassy staffs. Students at Florence hissed departing trains, and shouted ''Down with Austria and Germany./ THE TURKISH VERSION. London, May 9. A Turkish communique states :— "Official—The Allies situation has noc changed. There is bo truth in the reports that the Allies occupy Gal lipoli and Nagare. They only hold-por-ition3 at Anriburau and Seddullah. Our military movements on the Peninsula are not interfered with, and the ! Asiatic shore is free from the enemy." NOBLE EFFORTS AND SCANT RECORDS. Mr Evelyn Wrench, organiser of the Overseas Club, emphasises th 9 soantinesa of the official reports and the noble efforts of the Australasians in fighting unparalleled obstacles, He recommends the erection of a suitable] memorial, including a Canadian mem- J orial at St Paul's. I
The Deputy Governor at Tenedos telegrapba that the warships are con centrating their fire on ft single fort at Nagara, ,AH the others have been destroyed. Tha Allies, after a fierce struggle, captured several heights dominating Kilid Bahr. It is reported that they captured Atchebasa and are threatening the forte from the rear. A Turkish aeroplane bombed a bivouac at Gatlipoli, and did some damage.
RUSSIAN TROOPS IN TURKEY.
Anhens, May 9
It is rumoured that a Russian army baa entered from the Turkish side of the Black Sea.
It; i 3 stated that forces, after a fierce struggle/have captured important heights commanding the Kalid Bahr fortg. / The battle continues to rage furiously, and the cap ture of the remaining heights is ex pected to entail tbe surrender of tbe Turks in the vicinity.
Advices from Dideagatteh state that tbe forts at Bulair are firing vigorous ly to oppope the infantry, who have landed at Karachala. A decisive engagement is proceeding.
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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3458, 11 May 1915