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IN THE CHANNEL.

TWO HOSTILE SUBMARINES. THEIR RETORTED DESTRUCTION. SMART AND BRAINY WORK. LONDON, November 14. It is stated in naval wireless circles at Dover that th« two, German submarines which were recently carrying out daring reconnaissances in the English Channel have been destroyed. The first submarine saved its power by remaining on the seabed for a lengthy period, but bubbles were noticed rising one. calm day at the end of October. Dragging vessels were hurriedly collected, and they dredged the area with powerful chains to which explosives were attached. A heavy explosion resulted, followed by the risa j of a large quantity of oil. j The second submarine, which had been j troublesome to the British warships ope- I rating around Nieuport to assist the Allies' j left whig, was trapped into rising under i the belief that a stretch of soa was deserted. Then the warships returned and shelled and sank her. THE NORTH SEA MINES. NHI.THAL COUNTRIES. PROTEST AGAINST CLOSED ROUTES. CHRISTIANIA. November 14. j Norway. Sweden, Denmark, and Holland j have presented identical Notes to the bel- | ligerents against measures inimical to lieu- 1 tin I commerce. 1 . AMERICA STANDS ALOOF. 1 WASHINGTON. November 14. ‘ The United States Government have de- j tided not to associate themselves with the neutral countries demanding the opening of the North Sea to commerce. 1 I

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IN THE CHANNEL., Evening Star, Issue 15651, 16 November 1914

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IN THE CHANNEL. Evening Star, Issue 15651, 16 November 1914

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