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IN BRITISH WATERS.

ADMIRALTY EVIDENTLY ACTIVE. LONDON, December 5. The Admiralty h"-s issued a notification that the light buoys and fog signals in the Channel and the Downs are liable to cessation or alteration without notice after the 10th inst. A MINE SOWER AND HER~EQUTPMENT. LONDON, December 5. The Admiralty states that tho German cruiser Berlin, which, fo it was recently reported from Copenhagen, was bound for Iceland, and thence south to attack British Transatlantic liners, is almost without coal. She is specially fitted for minelaying, but as far as is known has no mines on board, rrobably fhe has sown them broadcast in the track of neutral and British shipping. German floating mines are constantly sighted, and many are still dangerous. NAVY ADDITIONS. APT NOMENCLATURE. LONDON, December 5. Tho Navy List shows the addition of the battleship "Canada and the light cruisers Cambrian and Wallaroo. The battleship Canada was the Almirante Latorie, which was being built for Chile. The Admiralty has christened the new flotilla leaders Botha, and Tippernxy. CONCEALING HEWS. A MOST DANGEROUS POLICY. WAS THE CANOPUS LOST? (London 'Times' and Sydney 'Sun' Services.) LONDON, December 4. 'Tho Times' urges editorially the Government to advise citizens clearly as to their conduct in the event of an invasion, although, it adds, invasion is improbable. The paper also mentions a piece of news that the whole world outside Great Britain was acquainted with, and that, although published by the American and German newspapers, is still concealed by the British Government. # There were excellent reasons for suppression, but that could no loncer be obtained. "The Government have placed the Press of this country in an exceedingly difficult position. We fear that the Government have ceased to understand how to keep in touch with tho British public."

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IN BRITISH WATERS., Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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IN BRITISH WATERS. Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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