Foreign News: Convincing Evidence

Victor Gurney, a 17-year-old dockyard apprentice at Plymouth, told his girl that he loved her so much he could not live without her. She didn't believe him. So Victor went home one day last week, turned on the gas and died. "She will believe me now," he explained in a letter to his parents, scrawled across four pages in a cheap exercise book, "but it's a hard way of proving my love, don't you think?"

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