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THE SUEZ CANAL.

GERMAN PLOT DISCOVERED. j .MOHS CONFESSES ALL. i ROME, November 12. 1 Prince Mehmed Ali, from Egypt, details the earccr of Otto Mors, who was arrested la.-t week on a charge of conspiring to Mon- up a portion of the Suez Canal. Mors came to Egypt in 1909, and secured a lieutenancy in the gendarmerie. His object was really to spy, and associated with him was a staff of numerous conspirators,. appointed to foment a rebellion. Various princes and notables identified with the nationalist movement assisted Mors. Prior to the. war Mors went to Germany, and also visited Enver Bey at Constantinople regarding a native rising in Egypt. He returned to Alexandria with a mission to Mow up divers ships in the canal, >o as to prevent Indian and Australian reinforcements from reaching Europe. The plot was discovered, and -Mors was arrested. He was wearing a fez containing detailed maps of the canal and instruction? from Germany how to block the canal. Two big dynamite bombs were concealed in his lodgings. Mors made' a full confession, mid furnished a list (if his associates, who were arrested, and many were deported. He said that Germany gave him £IO,OOO. and threatened to shoot him if ho turned coward. AIRMEN MISSING. T,ONNovember 12. The Admiralty announces that Lieu tenant LVehor, with Snb-lwnteaanl Ear) Annesly as a passenger, left Kasic-Untch to fly abroad on Thursday. 'Che machine never reached its destination. Careful search has been made by the aeroplane and seaplane patrols and ships, hut no tidings have been received of the aviators. , CAN ADI A N RRIN FORCE MEN TS. MORE ARTILLERY WANTED. OTTAWA. November 11. Major Cashman. a South African campaigner, is communicating with New Zealanders, Australians, and South Africans in Ontario with a view to organising a battery of artillery to accompany the second Canadian contingent. WHEN THE BARBARIANS REACH ENGLAND. WHA T THEY* WILL DO. NEW YORK. November 11. j The " Tribune ’ ([notes a member ot the j German Embassy at Rome as stating that i when the Germans landed in Great Bid- i tain, if her men and women resisted, the Germans would treat them exactly as they had treated the Belgians. | NETHERLANDS FOOD SUPPLIES. j WASHINGTON. November 11. j The State Department announces that Holland has entered into an arrangement | by which she secures a practical monopoly of tlie importation into the Netherlands | of all foodstuff?, flour, and cattle. The contract is with the Holland-Amerikmi steamers, the only neutral line plying to America, whereby private shipments will nat be accepted. BODY DIED GAME. LONDON. November 11. E.tdy was imperturbable to the last, and refused t-> be blindfolded. He was exe- i ented at dawn at the miniature rifle j range in the Tower. He was seated in a ! chair, and folded his arms. Eight rifles • rang out, and ho fell dead. His hooy j was"buried in the precincts ol the Tower. , FRENCH SCULPTOR AND BRITISH j SOLDIERS. j LONDON, November 11. i M. Auguste Rodin, the eminent French I sculptor, "has presented the British people I with 20 of his statues in token of his j admiration for the British soldiers fight- j ing in France. j

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THE SUEZ CANAL., Issue 15649, 13 November 1914

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THE SUEZ CANAL. Issue 15649, 13 November 1914

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