WAR IN EUROPE.
THE SERBIAN FRONTIER
GERMANS AND BULGARIANS
Paris, October 17
"Le Matin's" Athens correspondent states that tbe Serbians, with the assistance of French troops, obliged the Bulgarians to retire. Tbe Serbians, further north, advanced towards Strnmnirza River (Bulgaria), and (.fisu'Tipi counter offensive on tbe Bave qnd threw buck enemy detachments ta.TOc.rrt.> the river, annihilating them. Th- Serbian-* bnve retaken positions Piaana and Bonkoa, which the Bui surian" captured on Tuesday German attempts to surround tbe Serbian left (right) near Semendria have bpen repulsed with enormous lose*. Bulgaria is stubbornly attacking in Timok region, hoping to join wi'h Vcn Mackenspn. ,
The Serbians are entrenohed on tbe hills nea>- Belgrade strongly supported by artillery, repeatedly repelling as saults
BRITISH TROOPS AT SALONIKA.
Large numbers of British troops hwe bean landing at Salonika since Friday.
A NEW PROJECTILE,
London, Ocfcobor 16
Experiments are being made at SboeburynpsF! with a projectile invented by Robert French syndicate, It is designed to strike downwards
JAPAN \ND RUSSIA
Tokio, October 17
rt is reported tho' hipun has a.ked Russia ro arrange >\a alliance, but it is officiady denied,
A GERMAN REPORT.
BREACH OF NEUTRALITY. Petrograd, Oct, 17tb« Official statement denies Wolff agency's report of Russia's intention to vioiate Roumanian neutrality in order to attack Bulgaria. Russians are maintaining incessant attacks upon German positions on the Begsarthian frontier, their artillery fire ie tremendous facilitating success! ful storming and assaults at night j
Crew of Admiral Hamelin landed at Mur-ip.llfv*-. Tbe boat was torpedoed in tbo Mediterranean. Fifty men killed and thirty injured.
Bucharest* Oct. 17oh
Council of Ministers decided to con inue in aatateof strict neutrality while aking necessary militury measures on ihe frontiers.
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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3497, 19 October 1915
WAR IN EUROPE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3497, 19 October 1915
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