WAR IN EUROPE.
GICItMAS WAR I'.ONFEKKNOE
TROOP HU HRD rO WESTERN FRONT.
London, Sept 29,
After a conference with tbe German war chiefs, the Kaiser rushed a special train to the western front.
The British are now closely engaged With tho enpmy's third line of defence.
ITALIAN SHIP BLOWN UP
The Italian battleship Benedetto Brio was blown up at Briodiei, Ad.
mini de Can in was l< l■ * <-( Tuu-o-UDclred end eighty seven of tbe crew Were saved.
Tbe Briiisb have won nn important in Mesopotamia, and tbe Turk* are rpfiring towards Bagdad.
The 'Times" correppondent at Salonika states that the Greek mobilisation is proceeding smoothly In Macedonia tbe recruits are coming in with alacrity and cheerfulness.
THE BALKAN STATES
Thn mil way to Serbia has been requisitioned, and all private traffic temporarily suspended. Night navigation has also been suspended at Salonika.
BULGARIA'S OVERTURES Amsterdam, Sept. 29 Advices from Cologne state that King Ferdinand sent envoys to Athens and, Bucharest to express Bulgaria's peaceful intentions King Constan tine received tbe envoy in the presence of M. Venizolos.
Tbe King of Roumania refused to give the f nvoy an audience, while tbe Premier received him coldly.
THE WESTERN FRONT Amstebdam, Sept. 29. Two German generals have been dismissed. It is believed this action .is in connection with Saturday's defeat.
The newspapers are discussing the question of sending General yon Hin , denburg or General Falkenbayn to the western front,
IMPORTANT CAPTURES Paris, September 29, A communique etates :— The latest reports enable one to daily gauge more completely the importance of the success gained in Champagne and Artois,
The Germans were expelled from strongly entrenched positions on an extended front in which they were ordered to resist to tbe end;
Tbe total enemy losses exceed three army corps, including 23,000 prisoners.
We have brought thus far seventy nine captured guns to the rear, also 17,000 prisoners and 316 officers.
The stocktaking of the abandoned material oontinues.
The total German casualties in the recent offensive of the Allies aie estimated to exceed 120,000.
The progress of the French troops in the Artois region still continues. Wβ captured east of Souobez I yesterday Hill 140, which is the culminating point of the Vimy crests, also orchards to the south, taking prisoners three hundred guards , men. The struggle still continues in Champagne, a further one thousand men surrendering north of Maseiges , The prisoners taken in tbe Arfcoia and and Champagne districts exceed 25,000.
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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3493, 1 October 1915
WAR IN EUROPE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3493, 1 October 1915
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