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NATIONAL REGISTRATION.

SHIRKERS PROSECUTED.

Wellington, Maroh 6.

The Hon. G. W. Russell states that tbe Department is now busily en gaged preparing lists compiled under tbe National Register in order to ascertain tbe names of those individuals who should have registered, but have not done so, Directly comparisons are finished those who have shirked obligations will be pioseouted throughout tbe Dominion. THE FIGHT FOR VERDUN London, March 5 The "Daily Chronicle" Paris correspondent states that Douaumont village changed hands many times The Brandenburgers, with Pomer narian and Hanoverian reinforcements, debouched from the north-west and tho north east, converging on the forts Douaumont and Vauz. The enemy losses were so heavy that new battalions hod to be brought up, bat they were swept back, as it is freezing cold. The wounded are bound to suffer unspeakable agonies. The enemy attacking Vauv reached barbed wire entanglements, then met a ter riflo fire from the French seventy. fives and mitraillaise and left 4000 corpses lying near the entanglement?. Many Prussians, driven on by their offloers with revolvera, climbed ovtif piles of corpses of their comrades and were mown down. BULGARIA "Tbe Times" correspondent at See lonica says that tbe Bulgarian Go.

V9rnment has requisitioned all foodstuffs throughout the country, THE DARDANELLES Athens, March 5 A significant but ufiSontirtned report is that tbe Turks are removing the mines from the Dardanelles.

A fire exploded the Swas powder magazine at Constantinople.

AT VERDUN

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NATIONAL REGISTRATION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3528, 7 March 1916

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NATIONAL REGISTRATION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3528, 7 March 1916

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