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THE CASABLANCA OUTRAGE

MOORISH TRIBES DECIMATED.

HORDES SURROUND THE TOWN.

United Press Association — By Electric Telegraph.— Copyright. MOROCCO, August 12. The bombardment at Casablanca on Saturday prevented many thousands of Moors re^approaching the town. The Moors' losses have been terrible since the outset. ' The stench from the corpses at Casablanca is so bad that tho air is foetid for a mile off the coast. It is necessary to burn the corpses still unb,uried. The French Admiralty thanked Miss Spinney, sister of the Consul at Mazagan, for nursing the wounded at Casablanca. Fighting outside the town is almost continuous. The French troops, by dauntless valour, are repelling and driving off great hordes of tribesmen. The latter were decimated while boldly advancing on artillery and maxims.

GERMAN-FRENCH CO-OPERA-TION.

JEWISH LOOTERS SHOT.

(Received August 13, 8.20 a.m.) PARIS, August 12. Telegrams from Tangier say that the Moors of the better class were struck with the fact that the German Consulate applied to the French for assistance. Twelve Jews have been shot at Casablanca for looting.

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THE CASABLANCA OUTRAGE, Taranaki Herald, Volume LIV, Issue 13498, 13 August 1907

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THE CASABLANCA OUTRAGE Taranaki Herald, Volume LIV, Issue 13498, 13 August 1907

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