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PANAMA CANAL

IN EVENT OF ATTACK, COULD AMERICA HOLD IT? Prei» Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. WASHINGTON, November 18. (Received November 19, at 12.15 p.m.) Major-general Wotherspoon, on the retired list of the United States army, •writes to the newspapers pointing out that it would be impossible to protect the Panama Canal or the American colonics with the present forces at the disposal cf th« United States. The'tinny ought to be increased until half a million troops, including reserves, are available. Any first class military Power could menace tlu Panama Canal, vhilo tho Philippines might easily fab" a prey, as tho present force garrisoning them snowed a deficiency el 33 per cent.

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PANAMA CANAL, Issue 15654, 19 November 1914

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PANAMA CANAL Issue 15654, 19 November 1914

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