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RECRUITING SATISFACTORY.

GERMAN NAVAL LOSSES.

TORQUAY TRAGEDY.-

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TORQUAY TRAGEDY. TERRITORIAL PRIVATES DISCHARGED. Privates George Harris, of Exeter, and Donald Pullman, of Bournemouth, of the 7th Battalion Devon Regiment Territorial Cyclists, were charged "on remand, at Tor- quay" on Monday, the former with causing the deaths of Sub-Lieutenant Bertram Welby Hart, R.N., of the Royal Naval Air Service, and Lieutenant Arthur Ernest Simpson, of the Army Service Corps, at Tor- quay on Sunday, January 24, when thW motor-car in which they had travelled from Plymouth was held up by the two men act- ing as sentries on the sea-front in the dark- ness. 'k, Superintendent Crooe informed the court that as the coroner's jury had found that the deaths of the omcers were caused by the accidental discharge of a gun held by one of the men, he had been in communication with Captain Vyvyan, Chief Constable of Devonshire, and it had been decided not to offer any evidence against the soldiers. Mr Eaoterbrook, appearing for the ac- cused, deemed it necessary to state that had opportunity been afforded it was the inten- tion to CL!U at the inquest a large number of witnesses, townspeople and visitors, who had voluntarily on'ered to say that, in their opinion, th? conduct of the accused men was mo-t exemplary, and that they carried cut their datic.3 we] in most trying circum- g3taiiee. The nien 'wore discharged.

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OUR CHILDREN'S CORNER.

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