Foreign News: Up Tavin!

An automobile, carrying four men in the Free State army uniform and one machine gun, dashed into Queenstown about nightfall and stopped at a pier where some Britsh soldiers from Spike Island had just landed. The gun was trained on the Tommies, fire was opened. One soldier was killed, two women (bystanders) and 28 soldiers were wounded—four so seriously that they are not expected to recover. The car then left the pier, drove along the high-road past the Queenstown Yacht Club where the assassins trained the gun on the British destroyer Scythe. They...

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