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THE PACIFIC., Issue 15657, 23 November 1914
810 DE JANEIRO, November 21. The Brazilian Government have allotted H. Glasgow seven days to repair. NEW YORK, November 21. Tho Fan Francisco Trees publish details of a rendezvous of British. Australian, and Japanese vessels olf Lower 'California, with the object of giving battle to the German fleet which is known to be in South American waters. VANCOUVER. November 21. Tho Japanese Consul. Mr Hoii, formerly stationed at Vancouver, has been appointed by the Japanese Government to visit the Caroline, Marshall, and other islands captured from the Germans, and inquire into their natural resources and general conditions. CANADIAN TROOPS. OTTAWA, November 22. Fir R. I/. Borden, in an official memorandum, states that it has been decided to increase Canada's force to 50.000 men. Thirty-three thousand are already in England, and 8.000 are engaged in garrison duty in Canada and the Bermudas. The Prime Minister announces that only the inability of Britain to accommodate a larger number prevents Canada from raising them. Fifty thousand men will be kept continually under training. The' Danish and Fwedish reservists in Canada have beer, ordered to proceed home. AMERICAN FINANCE. WASHINGTON, November 22. Fir (Jeorze Pa tab (joint editor of the •Statist') has been suddenly recalled to England to confer, it is supposed, on the American financial cr.sis. It is understood that the British bankers wish a persona! exj lunation by Sir G. Paif.h regarding the creation of a £.20.000.000 credit fund by the. Bank of England to protect American securities, which may ho sold when the I ondon Stock Exchange opens. Form AFRICA. PRETORIA. November 21. Official • Commandants Havel and Naude, with 300 men. attacked 1,500 rebels in the Zoornberg and Fenokal districts. The loyalists " narrowly escaped being surrounded, owing to white flag treachery. Ono man was killed and seven were wounded, including Commandants Davel and Naude. Twenty-nine men are missing. Several of tho rebels weie killed. WILDING AT THE FRONT. MELBOURNE, November 21. Mr Fisher, speaking at the Ivawn Tennis Association's luncheon on the occasion of tho annual interstate championship, raised loud cheers by referring to Mr Anthony Wilding's preseme at tho front. FRENCH LOAN TO GREECE. PART?, November 21. The Cabinet has decided to lend Greece 20.000.000 francs (£800,000). ON THE HIGH SEAS. CLEARING THEM OF THE ENEMY. SANTIAGO TIE - CHILE, Nov. 21. The German steamers Memphis and I, uxor escaped from Chilian ports with provisions for tho German fleet. The Government have ordered thn capture of the Luxor, protested to Germany, and probitod the provisioning of the Kosmos Line. NEW YORK, November 21. British warships captured the Norwegian steamer Thor and the American steamer Lowenzo in West Indian waters while taking in supplies for the Karlsruhe. The crews have arrived at New York, and the vessels are now prizes at St. Lucia pending the sitting of a prize court. l/ONDON, November 21. British warships have brought to t ilasgow two Norwegian steamers carrying 4.000 tons of American copper ore for Gothenburg underneath general cargo. PARIS, November 21. A French battleship captured a steamer with 150 German reservists on board in the Mediterranean. The navy. MESSAGE FROM SIR JOHN JELLICOE, (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) LONDON, November 21. In the course ef a letter Admiral Sir John Jell icon writes:—"While the Navy has not yet as a whole had an opportunity of showing that it possesses the old spirit which carried ns to victory in the past, it has, where the opportunity offered of fighting above water, shown that tho men possess the same pluck and endurance as their comrades ashore. The discipline is perfect. and tho men have gone to death gallantly and unselfishly. I fed prouder every day that passes to command such men.”
THE PACIFIC., Issue 15657, 23 November 1914
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