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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta sATORDA'i' DECEMBER 771918 i niU LETHRRIDGE RAILY HERALD PAGE NINE Siuitiigtit WasH A Sunlight Wa^h Day ii free from the toil and labour usually associated with washing bdoause Sunlight Soap Washes clothes beautifully clean and white without rubbing or scrubbing. Sunlight � ' fry SnnUght /or'youi^ ' LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED. T�il{i(o beihg'the surest,gentlest, RHJfPft pfj^^^^^ cleansers^ is kind to the clothes-they liast ever so much longer jf-kind to the hands, too. Every Vake carries the Sunlight $5000 guarantee :orpurity�- V NO STRIKE DEMONSTRATION 8AN f RAMOISCb, Deo. 7.-This city, tpene of th�'preparedneis day bomb, Axplosfon, tragedy on July 22, 1916,,,will'witness no strike demo'nitratlon. next Monday on behalf of .Thprnas'- J. Mooney, the principal ib8"r>ib' case'" defendant, who It .serving a life sentence In prison; The* labor council lasf nigh't tabled-a Tesolutiony giviriga ,. "The Different Pla^er-Pmndr k IB the piano of the gr^at artists with the famous "weather-proof'and "wear- ' proof" aluminum player action. It is the piano that anyone can play. It puts every class of music at your instant disposal.] It provides a constant source' of pleasure for the whole family all the time. LETHBRIDGE SHOAWROOMS armstrong & raworth J. HARRY-ALEXANDER DISTRICT .MANAGER War Flour neefis gtrfew .Yoi-k; , Frank Harrisi New Yorji;-Roiierfc I.- -;Pord, Freeman's Jourriail, New York; - Rev-Father Thlemy', Araeis^ian GatliOlic Weekly, New York; ^laxA.' /ilern, New Y'ork; George S. Vlereek, York; Professor William. P, Trent; New Y'ork. SHilGRECORO OF Hi BRUmiTY GRAIN SOreiSORS -' TO CONTINUE WORK WINNIPEG, Dec. 7.~An -Uhdeis standing has been reached betwosi* the board of grain supervisors; fpr Canada and tlie government in? .connection with tha work of the boarfl for the balance of the present crop year, that is to say, until Aug. 31 .fflsxt. 'The fixed prices on wheals,wilt be mpintained and also the arrangements in regfffd to the carrying charges.' The divisions of tlie whe�^.t5batweeti Canada and the allies will also be maintained. The Dominion nee^s S0,� 000,000 bushels of wheat for borne consumption. Further, the allied governments have, offered to bu* 600,000-tons of IJlour in Canada and this offer has bepji accepted by order-in-comicil ROt. as a maximum," but as a minlmunfi, Suf-. ficient wheal must be retained in' |be Dominion for this purpo'e also. � Tlie arrangements In accordance with which the Wheat Export. Company' buy!:- or receives weste-a ghiiu at tha seaboivj-cl .will also lie maluU^lQ^d until. Aug 32, 1919. ' , iiicent-cs for importing 6r ojcpoiainn of wiieal Dv onts must be secured, but the licensing of peas,. heariS. -nuck-v-Uoat, flax, barley and >*y,i, will e;tnr er be removed altogether or plpcfcl in the liancJS' of the customs cjupartr, niont. All Ciders and r.igulaticn;! ot tlu-1 l)oavd on other matters are. o:^-wi^ be canci llcl. . .i . ^nrih&t Reports Issued on f reatmenf of British Prig-oners in German Camps LONDON, Dec. 7.-(neuter's)-Two further repprt? have been Issued by the government which has been investigating the treatment of British prisoners of war. The first deals mainly with . the treatment of men captured during the spring offensives of-1918, and' ;^e]atcs largely to the employment of prisonors directly behind the German Ijnes. Like previous reports; it is � a long, sliocking record ot brutality a^d callous neglect. Following are typical extracts from testimony given by prisoners who escaped to British or French lines: '�'Several prisoners died of starvation at Raracourt. '.'Later' deaths ot starvation became-even rnpre numerous. , 'When I left Bazancourt about IBO men wore suffering bMly from dysentery and half of -the^ were living skeletons., V "There was ' a lot of. sickness at Cappey, caused from lack of food and ; exposure, attempt was made to remedy these conditions." In Terrlbk Condition Large numbers ot prisoners � no longer fit to work behind-the German ! lines were sent to Hellsberg, Kast ! Prussia, or Trelon, in Prussian Poland. A witness, describing the arrl-'val of about 300 of those prisoners at Hellsberg early In October, says they were mostly stretcher cases, and were taken to the hospital, but many of those sent to the camp were .so weak they could hardly walk. He says that boys of 20 years looked like men 40 years old. At Trelon, which is supposed to bo a hospital for prisoners, disabled while working on the western front, conditions were even worse. The place w^ife supposed to accommodate 400, but there were about 1,000 there. There was but one doctor in attendanco on the men, many of whom were in a shocking condition. One Bright Spot Only one bright spot is found in the harrowing record. This relates to the Deynze hospital for the 4th German army, where, although many supplies ^ were short, prisoners re- ceive careful treatment and adequate food, including wines and eggs. The second report, which is dated October 28, says that the cnnclusion was reached that events in the camps attacliert to the 10th army corps point to a deliberate policy of vindictlve-ness with a definite purpose ot reducing the health of officer prisoners. It Is -said this Impulse sprang from responsible Germa,n! authorities, and was directed by them. The war ministry did not interfere, for the alleged feason that It had no authority over the commander of any German army corps. The committee says that this seems a mere pretense. TO SEE CHARLIE �N ON BOARD THE U, S. S. OBOROB SENTENCE 14 TO DIE .STOCKHOLM, Doc. 7.- On the pretext of having discovered a counter-revolutionary plot, the ' terrorist committee at Mohilev has sentenced 14 persons to death, according to a Petrograd dispatch. Among those sentenced were Prince Eristoff, who was executed with two sisters, and the Prince and Princess Sviatopotk Mlrs-ky. WASHINGTON, Dec. 6.-(By wireleM to the AssoclatBd Press)-President Wilson's third day at sea found him' ^ much Improved in health. His cold !� yielding to treatment and his voice, is rested and much stronger. ; When It was learned that a film starring a famous comedian was to be shown during the evening, on board the ship, the president announced that he intended, to ba present, evidently anticipating the entertainment with pleasure. No formal conference^ hSTO been held so far as it seems apparent that plans for thc peace negotiations haye been well laid out. FOR CHRISTMAS, MAKE IT A , MOTHER HUBBARD lt)| pLeASE both baby and MOThER?' HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JART The Hudson's Bay Co. Is glTing. away a $100.00 VJotory. Bond itor the nearest estiniAte. � Adam .M18-Solid Ma'-ogany kl 36-Solid MafaoftMiy or Black WalmuC MlS,--Mabogany:or ^lack Walnut The Phonograph as ah Educator S. a ^ork of art, tKe McLagarx Pl>pnograpk in true Period Designs, is not only sometKing -iS^iffiid tKatyouand j^our friends cart entKuse atout, sprnetKing >o gratify prdperK; yoor owi educated and developed taste for the beautfful in bpth art and music-it is infinjtelj^ more. -Jhis Ki^h-class pKonograpK is the finest educator ever de^ise 1 ,'. Black Wauiut LouiaXVI. ^fahogMjr 13 C3 AGENTS FOR LETHBRIOGE ;