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THE NAVAL RAID.

"WILFUL MURDER." JURY'S VERDICTON GERMAN RAID. (London "Times' and Sydney 'Sun' Berrices.) LONDON, December 21. At the inquest ou the victims of the German naval raid at Scarborough the jun- wished to return a verdict of wilful murder. The coroner, however, pointed out that that would necessitate a prosecution of the commanders of the warships, which was impossible. WHAT THE GERMANS LEFT. A TRAIL OF DEATH TRAPS. (London 'Times' and Sydney * Sun' Senrbes.) LONDON, December 21. Sailing between Hull and Copenhagen ha< been suspended owing to the mines sown on the east coast by the raiding German squadron. Tho Admiralty continues its mine sweeping, and announces a comparatively safe zoiM- between Flamborough and Newcastle. THK FALKLAND ISLANDS BATTLE. GERMANS WENT~DOWN SINGING. LONDON, December 22. Officers from Admiral Sturdee's fleet have supplied further particulars of the Falkland Islands engagement. When the battle began the Germans fired at long range. The British reserved their fire, permitting their crews to breakfast before answering. When the Gneisenau sank she had exhausted her ammunition, but she refused to surrender, the officers and crew standing on deck and singing patriotic songs when >he took her final plunge. Many of the crew died after being rescued. The Schamhorst was ablaze when she sank with all hands, including Admiral Von Spee and his two sons. PROTEST FROM CHILE. NEW YORK, December 21. The Chilian Minister has made a statement that Chile has strongly protested to Berlin against the German warships' violation of Chilian neutrality before fighting Admiral Cradock's squadron. Chile demands reparation.

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THE NAVAL RAID., Issue 15683, 23 December 1914

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THE NAVAL RAID. Issue 15683, 23 December 1914

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