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IN DISGUISE.

With her name erased and her funnel painted black, tho British steamer Wyandotte, under charter to the Union Steam Ship Company, limped into San Francisco on October 21 for repairs. The vessel was en route from Sydney and the Fiji Islands for Vancouver, hut when her engines bo- I came disabled Captain Footer decided to' take no chances of breaking down entirely on the high seas, where he could easily fall a victim to the Germans, and changed the course for the Golden Gate. The i Wyandotte was 50 d«y» from Ordaqr ,

£8 days from Jfljl*. where she loaded 8,000 tona o! migar for British Colombia. Frozen meat to the amount of 350 tons from Australia will bo discharged here. The veseel will continue north in a few daws, after receiving engine repairs. The officers of the Wyandotte reported that the natives and residents of the Fijis were greatly alarmed over the war. The islands have no defence, and it was feared that the Germans would swoop down on then and seize their coal supply.—San Francisco ‘Chronicle.’

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IN DISGUISE., Evening Star, Issue 15663, 30 November 1914

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IN DISGUISE. Evening Star, Issue 15663, 30 November 1914

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