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AMERICAN DEFENCES

POME -WILD TALK. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. \ WASHINGTON, December 1L (Received December 12. at 9.50 a.m.) i Mr Daniels (Secretary of Iho f U.B. Nary), giving further evidence he-d fore a committee of the House of Kepie- ! sentatives, said that when the war waa • over ail the countries •engaged would l>v' burdened with debt, and ho expected to see a great revulsion against alt war. Probably some action would be Taken whereby the various navies would be tif H merely to execute agreements', reached between countries. Mr Gardiner, speaking on the liu-w of the House of Representatives, amuse-' much excitement by hotly declaring that b wav broke out to-day the United Slat would liud her coast defences unable to mate an hour's fight owing to lack of smimimitioru Rcprenonlat ivc Fitzgerald insinuated Hiat Mr Gardiner was merely seeking ie<toriotv. Tim const defences were ample for their purpose. Representative Froaty asserted that a force of trained squirrel-shooters would be adequate to prevent a hostile force land-' Ing on American soil.

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AMERICAN DEFENCES, Issue 15674, 12 December 1914

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AMERICAN DEFENCES Issue 15674, 12 December 1914

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