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TRAWLERS AS MINE LAYERS.

London, Sept. 27 The "Daily Telegraph's" naval reporta quote a lefctec from Dr William Lloyd, to the effect that many trawlera that were oapfcured in the North Sea were found to be fitted with a Marconi wireless installation, and to be oarrying a torpedo tube. It is unquestionable that trawlers are being

used for mine laying by night, and the time has come when the North Sea should be cleared of hostile and' neutral fishing boats, which are' a cause of great anxiety to sailors. The enemy's submarines approach under cover of German trawlers flying British and Dutch flags. INSPECTION AT ALDERSHOT. London, September 27, Their Majesties the King and Queen, accompanied by Lord Kitchener, made a day's tour of Aldershot, and inspected IBO.OOO.men af the new army which is being trained there. Mr Milne, on behalf of the Bqard of Trade, has collected 480 samples of fareign hardware and holloware, tools and aluminium goods, mostly of German and Austrian manufacture, which compete with British goods on the Australasian market They are being exhibited in Birmingham and Sheffield and later on io London,"

Capetown, September 27. Recruiting committees are organisipg General Botha's additional force, which is shaping well. This force provides a much desired opening for ex service men, who are burning to take to the field. The existing volunteer corps and district commanders are offering their services en bloc." THE FORCES IN WELLINGTON

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TRAWLERS AS MINE LAYERS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3441, 29 September 1914

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TRAWLERS AS MINE LAYERS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3441, 29 September 1914

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