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KEEPING A HOLD ON THE CHILDREN.

ENTANGLED IN SPINDLE.I

MISSING SHIRTS AT SWANSEA.…

mumm MGST FOUL

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mumm MGST FOUL LATEST "U" BOAT ATROCITY. I"AERE PROTESTS NOW UNAVAILING." The Secretary of the Admiralty on Friday night made the following announcement rei garding the sinking of thu steamer \V tI minster by a German submarine, and thf shelling of the crew in boats â "The degree of savagery which the Gen mans have attained in their submarine policy of sinking merchant ships at sighi would appear to have reached its climai in the sinking of the British steamer West4 minster, proceeding in ballast from Torrf Annunziata to Port Said. On Decembei j.6 this vessel wrs atturkod by II. Gerrnail submarine without warnuig. when 18Q miI from the nearest land, and sUuck by twq torpedoes in quick succession, which killed four men. She sank in four minutes, "This ruthless disregard of the rules ol international Jaw was foili-)wprl bv a I Deliberate attempt to murder the survivors. The officers and crew, whilff effecting their escape from the sinking ship in boats, weie shelled by the submarine a- a range of 3,000 yards. The master ail-i chief engineer were killed outright and theii boat sunk. The second and third ell" gineers and three of the crew were not picked up, and are presumed to have beeit drowned. "Great Britain, in common with other civilised natidns, regards the sinking with- out warning of merchant ships with detesta- tioii, but iii of the avowed policy of the German Government, and their refusal to consider the protests of neutrals, it is re- coenised that n-, Mere protests are unavailing. 1-1 1 J he captain ot the Cerman submarine rnu.st, however, have satisfied himself as to the effectiveness of his two torpedoes, and yet proceeded to carry out in cold blood an act of murder which could not possibly be justified by any urgency of war, and can only be regarded in the eyes of the world as a further proof of the degradation of German* honour.

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