A GERMAN SPY.
"RED CROSS DOCTOR."
Washington, June IG,
Tbe State Department has ordered an investigation to be made into tbe charges regarding tbe person supposed to be Dr Anton Meyer Gerhard, of tbe
German Red Cross, who was recently raising funds in the United jßtates, 1 and was given a safe conduct home to] Germany. The person referred to • •was really not a doctor, but Alfred 1 Meyer, bead of the Ammunition Purchasing: Department of the German Government. It j a alleged that Meyer aoted as a s f jy while ostensibly upon a Red Cross tour. ON WESTERN FRONT. BRITISH CAPTURE TRENCHES; Pabis, June 16. An official communique btatee : — The British during the day time of the 15th oaptured a line of trenohe.weit of La Basse. A German aeroplane was forced to alight in the French lines at Noroy Burource, east of Fertemilon, The aviators were imprisoned, EIGHT LIEGE CITIZENS EXECUTED. Amsterdam, June 16. The execution of eight Liege citi zens for alleged espionage, has pro duced intense anger among the resi dents. l Twenty others are siilS imprisoned, and there is great anxiety as to then fate.
Some relief is afforded by a tele gram from the Kaieer tbat wae exhibited alongside the list of those executed stating that in future every death sentence imposed by court martial must have the Kaiser's sanction.
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A GERMAN SPY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3467, 15 June 1915
A GERMAN SPY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3467, 15 June 1915
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