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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta . v.,i:\ ijolnts and rails from old gun sinus " Tho officer wlio wmi,. iiiis ii missing. On tho second day of ili,. attnck Di-liucourt hecnme too IhjI fnr the Can-iidinn entineorB and it ���jis decided to abandon tho camp, i^'iiytliiiig was loaded on tho constiiiciion trains but the concrete tennis! rmirts. "Wo could not take them unrDrlunately," explained the colonel, "mid l)eS!ad breaks be-j with explosive charjics laid until the (ween eiu'lil and ten thirty (tliis wan . last of the light gnus m- fighting sold-on March 21) llien shifted ihi; howltz-j iers came across, then Idew up the ori back to Fremlcoort." That meant three trips over the hast- structuro while Eotlie ! played on them. machine guns mm. i\ London, ,]une l.^fVta Routors Ottawa Agency.)-Tho British and Foreign Sailors' Society hold a meeting at Albert hall U'.st night ou the occasion of the secinid anniversary of .the battle of .lutland. Field Marshal llaig sent tliiB telegram,; �  "\Ve rejoice in yocr giillaht deeds.' As ou the sea, you never have failed us, .so ou the land our army will not fay you " Jelllco'3 Tribute. Admiral Viscount Jellico, addressing the moelinE. pnid a warm tribute to the work ot tho mercantile aiarine. saying that it was as it result of its effort that Great Britain today was so well fed and clothed ar.d enjoyed such comforts. Alluding to the '"submarine campaign, tiie admiral said the sloriofi conc'Sming sailors, both British -and foreign, whose Khips liad been tor-tiedoed." whc Had been subjected to gun fire, abandoned to the aea or drowned intentionally by the enemy in tho hope of destroying their morale seemed incredible. Yet never a mail flinched. Never was a ship delayed for want of a crew. There waa ]io parallel in hi.story of these. for such luurder, but the British sailer was unconquerod. Fach time his ship was torpedoed he went to sea again. The Marquis of Crowe, who presid- ed at the meeting, read a telegram from i'Cing George <'(ingratulating tho society. In the cnni'-c of lite 'speech the martinis referroii to the demands for reprisals fqr ('.cnnan atrocities. He said he know c:' no rule of divina justice or human iivocoiiure whicdi. when the enemy .sar.k a passenger ship or attacked li(i:,iiitnls on land, would forbid trial of ilio iierpotraton-t by drumhead covin intiriial and tiioir execution, not by sliooiing them as bravo men, but by lianging thom aa mnlofactors, ;,, "If, however, we .vcro so to act entirely in our rlglU, ' Ip' continued, "tlio eneiriy would put i.i death an equal intmber or larger nnnibor of our men against whom, no offense could h\i allegid. ButM'et it noi. be supposed that the barbaritic;: German warfare will be forgottfii ultcn the tlnve comes lo consider (l:n conditions for ending the war. U'c shall then nossGss the power of i