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IN CANADA.

ALLEGED TURKISH PLOT. LONDON, November 24. The Ontario police have arrested three Turks who baa plotted to kill Colonel Hughes, Minister of Militia, whose arrival there was expected. Letters found on the prisoners indicated that an attempt had been planned against Canada s greatest military men. OTTAWA, November 24. The Canadian Government announce that considerable doubt exists as to whether the Turkish plot concerned Colonel Hughes. The Government are inclined to discredit it as exaggerated. AGENTS PROVOCATEURS. SYDNEY. November 25. The captain of the Changsha reports that while lying at Hongkong Gorman agitators caused trouble in the Chinese quarter, fomenting contempt of the British Administration. A thousand soldiers fixed their bayonets, rounded up the rioters with a fence of steel, and quickly restored order. THE PACIFIC RAIDERS. AMERICA REPROVES CHILE WITH EXCELLENT EFFECT. WASHINGTON, November 24. The U.S. State Department has informed the Chilian authorities that it has been definitely established that Ger-

mans broke Chile’s neutrality by establishing a naval base on Juan Fernandez Island. VALPARAISO, November 25. Chile has sent a training ship to Juan Fernandez to investigate whether the Germans have established a base there. The Government are prepared to adopt energetic measures to preserve their neutrality. AN EMDEN VICTIM. LONDON, November 25. Captain Gore, of the dredge Pourrabel, who has reached Plymouth, states that the captain of the Emden gave the crew of the dredge half an hour to save their effects. FRENCH RECRUITS FROM NEWCALEDONIA. SYDNEY, November 25. Commencing in December. New Caledonia will send 100 thoroughly equipped and trained men to the front monthly. PORTUGAL READY TO SUPPORT ALLIES. LISBON. November 25. Congress has unanimously approved the Government’s proposal that Portugal should co-operate in the international conflict in accordance with the British allimce when found necessary. The British Minister was present, and was accorded an ovation. GERMAN GENERAL DEAD. PARIS, November 25. The death of General Stenger is announced. AUGUST AND TuE MOTOR. /London ‘ Times ’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) LONDON. November 24. The condition of Prince August Wilhelm (son of the Kaiser) is grave. He is suffering from a shattered shinbone and jawbone. He was driving at full speed, and the machine was overturned in masked Gorman trenches. NARROW ESCAPE. AMSTERDAM, Novemljer 25. The 'Duke of S’axe-Coburg narrowly ’raped death in Poland. A grenade ex I uled in the midst of his Staff, killing three. IN CASE OF INVASION. ENGLAND NOT ALARMED. London ‘ Times ’ and Sydney ' Sun ’ Services.; LONDON, November 24. In tho He u«- of Commons Mr J. C. Wedgwood (Liberal) invited the Government to advise civilians what to do in the .-.went of a German raid cm Great Britain he chances of such a raid, he said, were vtrv small indeed, hut the country ought to be prepared. Many people—women as well as men —would rise every weapon in their possession to defend their country. A friend of his—a member of the Opposition—had armed his tenantry with shotguns. 'Hie Under-Secretary for War (Mr H. J Tennant) replied that tho first duty of tho nation and the Navy was to preVent an invasion. In the event of such occurring it would be their duty to drive tho enemy into the sea as fast as possible. Emergency precautions had already been taken in counties where there was danger of invasion. TOO HIGH A TAX. LONDON, November 25 Mr Lloyd George's concessions to brewers represent between £3,000,000 and £4,000.000. They were made to enable the trade to adjust its business to the decreased consumption. Trade in some districts fell off 50 per cent, when the new tax came into operation. [Beer is the drink of tho poorer classes in England, anti the cost is one penny a half-pint. The Chancellor, with a stroke of the pen, added a halfpenny, which, on a moderate estimate, meant 7d a week to people whose total earnings are less than £l. There is no money for the Government in a tax of this nature.] GERMAN BLINDNESS. ALL GOING WELL. ROME, November 24. German papers strenuously repudiate the idea that Germany is touting for peace, maintaining that the political and military situation is wholly in Germany's favor. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘ Sun ’ Services.) LONDON. November 24. In tho course of an address in Berlin Herr Maximilian Harden (journalist) said they would find that militarism was what other people have. “ The least little tradesman in the most modest village in Germany would despise the pitiable, practices of England trying to undermine us.” THE WAR LOAN. LONDON, November 25. Applications for the war loan of £350.000,000 have closed. It is understood that it is largely over-subscribed. NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE. NEW YORK, November 24. The Stock Exchange will open on Saturday, but dealings will be restricted to certain classes of bonds.

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IN CANADA., Evening Star, Issue 15660, 26 November 1914

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