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RUSSIAN FLEET IN ACTION BOSPHORUS DEFENCES BOMBARDED London, March 29. The High Commissioner reports:— "Tetrograd reports:—'The Black Sea fleet on Sunday bombarded the outer forts and batteries of the Bosphorus, on both sides of the straits. According to the observations of ships and seaplane, the shells fell with exactitude. " 'Russian airmen above the Bosphorus batteries, in the course of reconnaissances, dropped bombs with success. Tlio enemy brought heavy artillery fire to bear on the airmen, but without success. The enemy's torpedo boats tried to come out, and driven back into the straits by the fire from our guns. .... . , „ " 'A large hostile four-masted ship, while trying to get into the Bosphorus from "seaward, was bombarded by us. She finally heeled over and' blew CA brief message covering the same operations has been received from the Press Association.! RIGID CENSORSHIP OVER DARDANELLES OPERATIONS ACCREDITED CORRESPONDENTS WITH THE LAND TROOPS. (Rcc. March 30, 5.20 p.m.) \ London, March 29. A rigid censorship has been established over the operations in the Dardanelles. 3 At the request of the British Admiral, no news will be permitted lel6 'j;i l6 Admiralty has arranged for three accredited correspondents to'accompany the land forces—Mr. Ashmead Bartlett (representing the London papers), Mr. Lawrence (the British Provincial Press), and probably Captain Bean (Oversea Dominions papers).—"Times" and Sydney "Sun" Services. ITALY AND HER WAR PREPARATIONS SECRET MEETING OF KAISER AND EMPEROR FRANZ JOSEPH Roms, March 29. The Italian Cabiuot has forbidden the publication of news regarding warpreparations. A BID FO.R ITALIAN NEUTRALITY. (Rec. March 30, 10.60 p.m.) New York, March 30. "The Tribune" publishes a message from Berne (Switzerland), stating that a Swiss who has returned from Vienna reports that the Kaiser, in the strictest incognito, visited the Emperor Franz Joseph and succeeded in inducing him to cede territory to Ita'y to ensure the continued neutrality of that country. The Austrian Press, he udd6, had been enjoined to preserve absolute silence on the subject. t

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Dominion, Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2423, 31 March 1915

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THE ATTACK ON THE OTTOMAN CITADEL Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2423, 31 March 1915