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LATE WAR NEWS. ECONOMIC PRES URE ON GERMANY. 15 BRITISH SHIPS TQ 3 GERMAN. WE CAN AFFORD A DREADNOUGHT EVERY MONTH. THE BULWARK ACCIDENT. ~~ LONDON, Movember 27. (Received November . J, at 2.15 pan.) • In the House of Commons Mr <~... ..hill stated that the economic pressure on Uermany continued to The maximum reiniorcemeii.ts ueiUiany could receive to tne end of 1915 was three ships against a British increase of 15. Britain could afford, to lose a super-Dreadnought every month for a year without the enemy losing a ship, and yet be in a superior position to that at the outbreak of the war in July. In the Douglas alien riots a verdict of " Justifiable homicide" was returned. The Bulwark inquiry has opened. Officials state that the public may confidently accept the theory of an accident. A COLLIER MINED. AN UNTIMELY QUESTION. LONDON, November 27. (Received November 28, at 2.35 p.m.) In the Lord Douglas libel case the jury disagreed. The collier Khartoum was mined off Grimsby. The crew were saved. German advices allege that Sir Roger Casement was the Irish visitor to the Foreign Office. The notice given in the House of Commons of a question with reference to Sir R. Casement's visit was withdrawn at the Government's request. ____^____________ FEILDIXG RACES. The Aorangi Trial Plate, sf, was won by Oramo Amawhiriri, with Royal Navy second, and May Kiliheran third. Time, 13 2-ssec. Play Off beat Astor by a head ir the Flying, 6f, in lmin 15 4-ssec. Sunbird was third. Portraiture won the St. Andrew's Handicap by a neck from Maniaroa, •with General Webb third. Time, 2min 43 2-ssec. TO-DAY'S CRICKET. The following were the scores at 3.45 p.m. : Carisbrook A v. Carisbrook B.—Carisbrook A two wickets for 140— Adams 20, Siedebcrg 101 (not out). Albion v. St. Kilda. —Albion, four wickets for 75 —F. Williams 29, Binney (not out) 19, Stewart 18. Opoho v. Colts.—Opoho, all out for 55 (Kenny 11). Crawford took oeven wickets for 21 runs. (Published by arrangement.) NATIONAL PROHIBITION. ♦ THE INDIVIDUAL ALONE RESPONSIBLE. Mr Philip Snowden, M.P., speaking at the annual public meeting of the United Kingdom Alliance, held in Manchester on October 17, 1911, said : Indulgence in intoxicating liquor is far too often merely submission to individual weakness—to a selfish desire to satisfy a brutal passion. (Hear, hear.) In a country like our own, which for weal or woe has placed its destinies in the hands of the people, if the people are oppressed they are their own oppressors, and no man has a right to claim to be a leader of the people who has not the courage to tell them that they are responsible for their own ■conditions—(loud cheers) —and who has not the courage to tell them that of all evils th* one most easily removed to-day by individual effort is indulgence in alcoholic liquor. (Cheers.) If tho Electors Approve, as they must, of Mr Snowden's sentiments, they •will have no hesitation, but will STRIKE OUT THE BOTTOM LINE ON BOTH BALLOT PAPERS.

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STOP PRESS ITEMS, Issue 15662, 28 November 1914

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STOP PRESS ITEMS Issue 15662, 28 November 1914

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