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ALLIES PROGRESS.

Paris, July 11. A communique states that the British on Saturday evening repulsed a German attack, which, after gaining a footing on portions of the first line, was driven out by an immediate counter attack.

We dislodged Germans northward

>f Arras from several portions of the trenches in which they bad main . tamed themselves in the line they captured on Thursday. A German eounter-atfceck, which developed last night northward of Soncbez station, was beaten back.

A French aeroplane brought clown ii Germun machine near Altkirch (in Air ace) todoy.

LORD KITCHENER CONGRATU

LATES GENERAL BOTHA.

Pretoria, July 11

Lord Kitchener has cabled to General Botha expressing his admhatinn of the masterly conduct of the campaign, and congratulating him upon bU gallant victory. He adds, •• I s-ball warmly welcome you and the Bouth Africans who can come over to join us." Under the terms of surrender the Germans in Southweßfc Africa, on parole, are allowed to retain their arras, other ranks retain their rifles without ammunition.. Reservists of all ranks are deprived of their arms and allowed to remain on parole and resume their civil occupations. The G'rman civil officials on parole are permitted to remain in their homes.

SWORD OF HONOUR.

Capetown, July 11

A shilling subscription has been npaned to prepent General Botha wifcb a swcrd of honour.

General Botha has issued an order 'o the troop 3in Daraaraland to exer ci?e self restraint, courfcesy and con to the vanquished.

SIR JOHN FRENCH'S DESPATCH

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ALLIES PROGRESS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3474, 13 July 1915

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ALLIES PROGRESS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3474, 13 July 1915

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