WAR IN EUROPE.
;the king and the navy
London, July 11. The King has returned to London after a visit to Admiral Jellicoos's fleet.
Tbe liiog, after a two day's visif, sect a message to Admiral Jeliicoe in wbieb be expressed "pride and admirIfition at tbe splendid force you com' mand with the full confidence of myself any your fellow countrymen." "I realise." added his Majpsty, " tbe patient and determined spirit with which you have faced long months of waiting and bopiDg. I know how strong is the comrade?hip linking all rinks, which convinces me that whenever the day of battle comes the navy; will add a fresn triumph to its glorious traditions."
I ADMIRAL JELLICOE'S REPLY London, July 11. Admiral Jellicoe replied: "The memory of your Majesty's visit will carry us through any further trials of patience. Wβ are convinced that tbe traditions of the navy are safe in tbe hands of those you command."
THE WESTERN THEATRE.
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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3474, 13 July 1915