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HIGH COMMISSIONER'S REPORT.

The Prime Minister has receive! the following from the High Commis Bioner: — SUBMARINES FINE WORK. London, 24th May, 1,80 p.m. Submarines return journey made on 18th May. The Admiral at tbe Dardanelles states that it ia imposs. ihle to do full justice to this great achievement, and that the King's appreciation and rewards have through the allied fleet given universal satisfaction. GERMANS CHECKED. Pari3 reports tbat north of Arras, following checks experienced by the Germans, fighting continued ac % all points with extreme violence. The British progressed east of Festuber and Notre Dame de Lorette. The Allies advanced more than r hundred metres, taking several pris oners. North of Neuville Saint Vaas( a series of the enemy's trenches wer f

taken. Tbe Allies reached a junction north of the village. FINE FEAT OF EH. London, 24th May, 12.40 a.m. j From Dardanelles a mors detailed report has now been received of tbe recent'operations of Submarine El 4. On her passage to Sea of Marmara she sank a Turkish gunboat, in tbe Sea of Marmara she sank a transport on 29ih April, a gunboat on 3rd May, a very large transport frill of troops on 10th May, and compelled a small steamer to run aground on 13fcb May. ITALY' DECLARES WAR. , Rome, May, 24. Italy has declared war on Austria, beginning on Monday. RUSSIANS ADVANCE IN TURKEY., Petrograd, May 23. Official—The Russians have oo cupjed Van Savia and Bashkaleb. The Turks fled towards Belilis TURKS CONFISCATE TRUCKS.

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HIGH COMMISSIONER'S REPORT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3461, 25 May 1915

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HIGH COMMISSIONER'S REPORT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3461, 25 May 1915

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