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MARSHALL AND CAROLINE ISLANDS

OCCUPIED BY THE JAPS. TOKIO, October 20. (Received October 21, at 1.5 p.m.) Official: The Japanese- have occupied the Marshall Elands and the East and West Caroline Archipelago for military purposes MISCELLANOUS CABLES. The Imperial Institute have opened a bureau to deal with commercial inquiries from all parts of the Empire in connection with the capture , of tho enemy’s trade. .Fudges are permitting barristers to appear before them-in uniform instead of the usual, wig and gown. The Government of India have appointed a special committee to inquire into the riot'following the arrival of the KomAgata Mam This action is greeted with satisfaction throughout India. The chief feature in the New South Wales banking averages for the September quarter is an increase in advances of over £2.000.000 and a decrease in deposits of £900,000.

A RESOURCEFUL TERRITORIAL. The other morning a young Territorial bound for Wellington for Hie reinforcement camp arrived at the railway station with only one button left on his tunic by the memento hunters. He is personally what is termed “a bit of a nut,” and a request was preferred for the remaining button. He said he would willingly give, the tunic itself, 'but that he might need it, as he heard the winter was cold in Europe. “ But, Ell tell yon what I'll do,” he said, as lie raised himself to the carriage platform from amongst soft caressing arms, “ I’ll bring vnu back Kaiser Bill’s jawbone.”

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MARSHALL AND CAROLINE ISLANDS, Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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MARSHALL AND CAROLINE ISLANDS Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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