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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta F lgeons itarv 'a r-t>. p� � >' f '(V * 1 �5. i* - Fx v.. _, r 7 '4 � a > - � f �b .... J--r f. . ^11 W . - : x v^m&^l XT" ^,..:;yv; x;r;rt:^vx #1 \v ,Hi : VX.4 :;x..;,;::;:xvx' i;.',;-.,-vV'-fX:? p r 'Mi 3� 'AM 'Mi 4' -XPi?X'' f*� r1^ a1. .3? >p- 4! * * * * A. r * J - J � p 1 I L a'. * * � 7* ST r r i � _h j j B_r F_ + � '- p- ^vX\^,fl' � ,xxr.. ;5 V - i# X :J .ft - I.* 'Fx. i-F- 4 + ^X /^rt � >F^  cx -4 � it j' A I � - \ - ^^VX:,> a. 3 v. , F^' > '4, V0 �am � J-^- HF r"i. ^:x: ilfe --^ipw.' Kerf if 95 ST*' is? *^J^_F^ 1 - p" 3f HOW TREAT PRISONERS rrhe following is an im- .-! Sn� I wa-s very badly Ted and we had no l F i. V- 1 - J , 3 ^ * rih.\%h. n n_ 4 .## 1 r p1 . ' - "-"^ ^;,:X^^.t^.x fe>aX x. r Blory of a horseman's cxjxxi-'iK-i1 on thf C F. U. Hteami?r "Mourn T uhiIc" whfin ^iic was caiXu rorl h.. I ']*'i^;;' - X- : vX.>  � F � r i � rV ^ v1 - r  - ^^'.-Kji: .... � .. X �. ^ 1^- �- � � ml � h h- _ _ H 4 F* ^ - ^ \*3 /f>_ ff h ri J � d_ V x; Ai- x � �>" V � > p~> r L J 7 ,v,v^ mm * p pV . 1- **v v. F�^. s j, JoHcpii Simard. 'it, >. aof a^.lironi uh what was toft of our ratals, of Montreal, k-ft. Moau'oal '>u ilie 2lUh 'a* 1 lif-y said that ihe prisoners got Sow. Una, on LiiH ss. -Mount j moro food than they did. In one Temple"'a.s horseman, on my tirsi month l.riUJ) Russians-died from siav-jvoj'age to seu. There w. r*- ahont TT.O' vation in Hi is ramp. Tli* number of iiorses on hoai'd and about ukxi jo ' prisoi^rs in VrandfUbnrg hs as near-take care of them. NoUunft- abnormal ; iy as follows'/ .18,000 Russians. 12,-0i>0 happened until the Gt.h of Der, and ' Krrmfh. '2.0(10 British, and rib out about 'A p.m. on \lm\ iiay a cwla^v, HalieiiK. On account of the British living i.he BritisJi Hax. > aai�: towards. prisoners beinK mor� stubborn than us at right. aiiRlos on !:i.> slarboard .thf* otherp. i.h�y used the Russians as sidn and at about a quai-vr of a mile I horses to draw waggons full of all distant Bho liauJcd down ihe British i kinds of mate.rial. t.o and from the gxrS^^fl�S and hoisted tn- (ici-muu thig. sb*1; station. Ii tool; about. r*0 or (U� men ^^^^B^^B^Ithen fired about a do/, n shuts at us. j to dra w o;in of thesr waggons. 1 /saw Tim Chief Steward, Mx (liibfx-t, was | a Russian shot dead for refusing to killed on tho after dr�-V; >.!iih- stand-! iako hi.^ boots off and give them to ing next lo me, and I ah-o heard thatioue of ihe guards. afUr having stai-there had been anotiiM member of;ed that he hail paid foV thnin himself, the e.rew killed. I wounded iu JTwo other Russians were wounded thrive places, one pir..^ ��r shell ampu- i by the sanio ^hot. J ah-o .saw a man lower part of my; struck ou the head villi l lie butt of me; a rifle to force him to work, the man 4 ^X:^^X lX X - ATifY ^tins the third right 1c�, anorli^r i>ir-i-r* strndt Si i ^ + Lift! 5^' V^F 4^1 p_ V - h 4_ Fj. 4 3>V fa* about the middlo part or the leg", and jbein?: unable to do ko on account oj a third piece striking ni.� abov^ the 1 wnnknesn, and he died three days thigh, came ou! at the rii;ht side ot ! later. In the cauip there was a i;aol. the basin. I crawled anions the dead iand in this place there were 2 Hits-'tors�s for safely and the next thing ^ians and 1 Fren � b^' _1 � ' d 4T" + and lowered myself owt ihe aide tM] t reached the wan-r. -where 1 was nicked up by one of the lifeboats, the German (Yms-r "Mo. wa? ^-'iit a 4 -_� * at/ r-v. r.t- n ^ 1 h r ri 4^ Mm m vi 3r �5, > 4i ?"1 open the door and with the help of Uift rest of the guard be kept ihe prisoners back who tried to break in to save tlie people inside, and ihe relaunch and took us all prisoners, 'and , suit was that i he -unfortunate mf .lanuury JIM 7. The doctor of thad and cold water. We were a i I hauled at Swinemtinde and four Ku^Iish cap- cers gave them full power. The pris-f^ oners liaW to be on parade at. r� a.m.ff to see if there are any deserters and to rind workers. 1 had to turn out with 'he rest and had to support my self ^ ith two pieces of wood because * they would not supply me with crunches. One morning i refused to lurn out and the guard threatened to put his bayonet through me. but in-s:rad of that he took me before the Commanding Officer, who seeing; my infirmity released me from falling into line in : he morning. I hoard during my stay there find four muni-liou fadorfes were clnd>'d on account, of the shortage of material. I passed through Berlin twice during; my ��a * -m 4 x xv,v W - v �fV m ft? 4 H � . ^.-^ F H - .--- m t i Ep nn' 1 � J O F, 4"i ViV. * 1 � 1 * h. 4^ \ * 4 X>t p * � 5> PS ^� - 4 i n � to?: p �1 � tains and myself, \\onudod. \s ere j captivity, and 1 heard from a Kreuc'h-transferred to a urn and thken tip j man aud a German non-commissioned officer, r h at the K a j se r 1) a d four � the river to a pUw-" called the Australian Hospital, and the ltrst thing they did was to remov the stitches which wove put into mv !eif hy the, doctor of Urn xMoeweX and which castles in fieri in with i-opper rooTs an' about it. and the removal of;and very good food, and they also tur stitches gave ine a hit of pain.''showed meJxmdou froni one of their ) was-at tliis nospixil tcr f\*o days,'!�.-av�, fov all of which 1 am very and was well careil X>r and hud good'grateful. food. After my nine expired at the! I wish to thank, the commander and hospital I was sent to barracks, where ioffieers of the SS./'Me.lita" for the f was very badly to-sped. 1 waslkindness and courtasy they have T.hor� for about 1:. day- ami the feed- 'shown me during my voyage bork to iog" and .sleeping a * 4 ^ KiaMon was: Canada, the oonWort rif my sleeping F p very bad, my bed consisting; e.r a bag  aceommodafion. and the food being filled with wood sha\ in;". 5. which was 1 the hesri I have ever experienced. fa - vj I-94J m X 1 ;?X#> L+ ^F very hard, and we nad coal. � From this idae-- 1 ferred to Dundemin and \ery little was 1 ram^ was there 1 am greatly indebted to Doctor A. ilupont, captain in the R. A. II, C\. and late surgeon of the C. P. R.. foj mm ***** F*l^ ft t 1 p I I h mm *k't FH p> x 'j . 1 j 1 ^ > p ' 44 V + - � p JB f ny � I- 1 * 1 Art j p 41 \ for another lh dins ;?imj ''xpcrlenced : act ing as my interpreter aud thus the same, discomforts, i ��.. b:n\ food, enabling me io SPt forth my expeil-very little coal am! bad sleeping ;onces in English, aoeommodfitfon. I wr*� ihen sent to. llrandfuhr.rg, ar.rl wa-- th<-ye untH 1 jAVitneso: ''ub rrleaaotl on tlie i^th of .January,; A. Hi HUFP.TT3L ,(1 r- ' ':ov -. ' v:;.li3ttrrno keen . "MELITA." ^< cio ^krm 1 hiv�* to tlu'^J.J r,\i ri^Mi^ i tit 15 ;