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THE CHILIAN NAVAL ENGAGEMENT.

LOSS OF THE GOOD HOPE AND • MONMOUTH. ■WASHINGTON. November 12. The State JX-partmenl announces that (beat Britain and France have warned Euador and Colombia that they must keep neutral regarding the presence of German ships in Pacific waters. Tho allied Ambassadors also expressed the hope that tho Onited States would bring pressure to boar to induce tho South American Republics to accede lo the Allies' request. !t is understood that proofs exist that wireless messages were allowed to 1« sent from tho republics warning German warships of die whereabouts of British cruisers. The representations also include a statement that the loss of tho Good Hope and Monmouth was directly duo to wireless information afforded the German cruisers through sympathisers ashore. The Chilian Ambassador has assured Sir C. A. Spring-Rice that Chile is taking every step to close all suspected wireless stations. The Colombian and Ecuadorian Ministers have denied that their Governments had any cognisance of the alleged acts constituting a breach of neutrality.

THE ADMIRALTY HAS XO IXF ORMAT 10 X. LONDON, November 15. The Admiralty anaouirw that in the absence of any information tho loss of the cruisers Good Hope and Monmouth is presumed. WARSHIPS IX THE PACIFIC. SAX FRAXCISCn, Xovembev 12. Tho Ventura, which has just arrived, reports seeing some warships off Fiji, and that their officers boarded the Ventura and examined her papers.

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THE CHILIAN NAVAL ENGAGEMENT., Evening Star, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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THE CHILIAN NAVAL ENGAGEMENT. Evening Star, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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