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A package containing six sticks of dynamite equipped with caps and fuse was found under the Albambra creek bridge on the Southern Pacific railroad, which was used by trains carrying tba output of tbe Hercules Powder Company and tbe Standard Oil Com pany Ifc is believed to be the work of persons desirous of impeding the progress of shipping war munitions tor tbe Allies. WESTERN FRONT Amstebjdau, December 12 The "Telegraph" states tbat an uninterrupted cannonade was heard all day on Saturday from the direction of Ypres. SUBMARINE ACTIVITY It is officially stated that a German submarine torpedoed tbe Greek steam or Dimitrioua Goujandris, bound for Eogland, 160 miles from Alexandria. The crew took to tbe boats and wore picked up by a British steamer bound for Alexandria, which, the same submarine torpedoed later in tbo day when 25 miles from Alexandria. Both crews took to the boats, and another British steamer picked them up and landed them at Alexandria.

Lloyds report that (be British steamer Buseris has been Bunk and the crew landed at Alexandria. ELEVENTH BEINFOBOEMENTB

Napier, December 13.

The Napier end Hastings quota of the Eleventh Reinforcements arp up to the full strength and leave for Trentbam to morrow.

Nelson, December 58

In connection with the unity re cruiting campaign, the Hon A T Maginity has undertaken to cajry out the work in tbe Nelson and B iller dis trkfcs.

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3504, 14 December 1915

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3504, 14 December 1915

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