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Owing- to the Moewe affair thej British blockade has been tight-1 ened and it is now impossible fori enemy ships to pass even if disguised as neutrals. 'Britain has notified the Scandinavian Government of new arrangements, whereunder neutrals failing to i stop when signalled may be fired t on. 2 THE PRINCE OF WALES. [ LONDON, March 19 i An olficial message states that the Prince of Wales has arrived ; in Egypt. He has been appoint- , ed to the stall.of commander-in-chief with rank of captain. MUNITIONS IN RUSSIA. PETROGRAD, March 19 .The Government has taken over the Putiloff armament works for duration of the war. FIGHT IN THE AIR. PARIS, March 19 The official communique states the eneniv directed a fairly lively attack on our front between Vau'x and Daulop. They were hurled back by our curtain fire. French aeroplanes brought down a German machine in flames in our lines near Montzeara. Five double motored aeroplanes dropped twenty heavy bombs on Metz station and ten on munition depot at Chateauzaless and the aerodrome at Dieuze. Twenty three of our aeroplanes dropped seventy-two bombs on the aviaUion grounds at Hapsheim and iMulhouse goods station. An aerial battle followed and one French and one German brought each other down with machine guns. Two German machines fell in flames and three of ours were seriously damaged and forced to alight in enemy territory,

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THE MOEWE INCIDENT, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3529, 21 March 1916

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THE MOEWE INCIDENT Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3529, 21 March 1916

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