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SIERRA LEONE.

GERMAN PRISONERS IN C.M.S. COLLEGE. The Missionary Press Bureau states that a went mail from Sierra Leon» brings (he news that mi or aln mi September 1 the Professor Woermann. a German liner with 300 prisoners of war on 'board, was brought as a. < njitiv*» ’ into Sierra Leone harbor, and that il was proposed to house thn prisoncts, under the guard of English officers, at Fonrah Bay College, the C.M.S. Mission headquarters. When the mail left the college term was nearly over, and arrangements were being made for tutors and students to bo located temporarily in nr near the newly completed Battenberg Memorial, which is the residential home of the Diocesan Technical School. Dr Walmslcy had very kindly placed the verandah of Bishop's Court at the disposal of the college staff for the conduct of the terminal examination. The Professor Woermann was the latest addition to the West African fleet of the. Woermann-Linie. and was regarded as the track boat of the service. She is about 7.000 tons, launched about December. 1912. and would, it is thought, be on her outward voyage, probably in the neighborhood of the German Cameroon Colony, when the war began.—London ‘ Guardian.'

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SIERRA LEONE., Issue 15645, 9 November 1914

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SIERRA LEONE. Issue 15645, 9 November 1914

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