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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta LETEER1DGE DAILY H lAfier Long Confinement in Russian Camps 3Iany Lose Reasoning Powers STETTIN', Oct. contingent-of-German, war prisoners arriving here trom. Russia contains a number of ragged, .unshaven, haggard iben who'ha-ve been.made insane by .suffering during man> months In .Rus- sian prison campr In Ihreo weeks the German gbvern- sent 200 of Ihese nien to insane ibd' santtafium's for treat; jn.ent.. have spells of' Jiol- euce, and dfuring these be kept under guard, but the-majority present a. listless, w oe-bsgone 'aspect. They look about Bith dull, unseeing I eyes, or sit quietly weeping, uacbn- i of the fact that they are home j again j The families aad friend's of the in- i eaue soldiers'are allowed to greet them and 16 them food and JjeforeHhey ara sent away for I treatment Nearly all the prisoners exhibit tho intense-bfltemess'not ionly to- but lotfard the German goverhment as of-them, vho had lost a :leg aad an arm and -who, learned, had been lakoa t p'rUoner early the war and has been confined 'm1 'mam- camps, snook bis fist at' Hag when he and" countryphis'people, 'and'all olher peoples. '_'! j "To wlli he'shtmti "That Is not mv flag f many is not my Ho then turned to the'other pris- bnera and pointing to bis Bald- "This is what Germany has done to J me. This is wBat a kindly fatherland has permitted Why didn't Ihoy change me? Because I have, only one leg and one arm? I lost them fight- ing fof'ts'rmanj and all-the thanks i I'ya had for it ere the" rotten yiiars In a.Rns'sian.prison." The prisoners generalljf agreed they 3iad been unable to procure propar treatment in the Rus'sian 3 camps, and that their food 'Had been very bad., j At the 'close of thB 51 war.and cinl in KUBsla, and in-Ger- f inany. The German government esti- mates that not more than 5.000. Ger- remain in. this "winter "Before the Hilsso-Polish hostilities began the RusS'ans vrere, being re- turned rrapidly but It is now estimated at least Russians ara still in German camps, of whom are the troops interned when they crossed the East Prussian frontier during the Polish' offensive. The Qorman fOTernment has'expect- ed marks for transportation Russians home, and marks to bring German prisoners out ef Hus- Eia. AT NOW fLAYING The delightful home and love scenes n. a little. seacoast village. .The -crow fa a sunken y. S. sub- fighliug ceath 'from suffoca- ion, t Hoba'rt -Bosworth's plunge to the COLONIZATION IDEA T7INNIPEG, Nor. raised already toward the of the Western onization association, it -vvas anuounc- ed today at a Kiwanis Club luncheon 1 by M. 'A Brown, mayor ot "Medicine ,Hat, and originator and provisional the organization. "This tiandsome initial sum has been sub- ecribed by a few outatanding public- spirited said Mr. Brown. The 'fenbscrlbers include several founders anjirag them being Lieut. Governor Sir James Alkins, Sir Augustus Nanlon, E F- Hnlchlngs and Jerry Robinson., i "Winnipeg has stamped with her ap- said 'Mr. Brown, a project Which had for its objectlye "Ibe set Uement -within the next few years of from to acres o land lying within IS or 20 miles ,'pl the railroads." PRITICISM FOR THE i UTILITIES COMSHSSION CALOAHY, Ito. storm tfcnUcfsm was directed ngalnst the Al lierta pnblle utilities commlsafon in Alberta ty the delegates (o tho eon ventlon of rural municipal, districts here rturfng tha discussion oh Tnesilaj nioralng. Tho culmination o! the criticism -was In s resolution, brough in by Sheppard district N'o.''220, an bo will of musJ Seal cbin6dyTii EK'ol firama; a iTaaVor a -touch. ;ol .jly: {or the iniu 'or; -wlip joc.9 'to the only- on' exceptional willuroVe n hoono. They will If everj (bins they befco shoulil'be -In a play; taijsn as'.his thauic tha journey of the ave'rago ypuns tuau'6t through lite, Ju piost JiiqUern eatb, set- ting it In .the gilded Joy palaces -'JUK! the Bordld vice dens of -has told' the, in tba vis curtain rises cm a lias-" toral scene Id. the 'where Dreams Begin, -.vith. .Au-.bittpu., .Youlk i? covered taking leave dt his sv.-ectlic-art. Love, to EOfWitb AinWUoii into great jflda .world to bis fortune. Ho reaves Ixive In the good care ot Hops and sets forth on bis Journey, Arriving in tha great city, his first meeting is with who >ii- comes :his companion and the one ae- alatouce who 'never leaves Jiiiu, Pleasure uieets.him next and with b'er comlug Ambittou ceases to re- train his hold oh. Youth, and Ey.per- lorry ot British troops patrolling tha streets of Cork durlas luo :-muTrai ,qr Tarence MncSwiney. middle i of December. This decision has podrome Vaudeville chow which .Is ites Hfie Hrst nlghlers at (he :een taken because, re lures {rom-dlB- s ant branches arei.not. likely.. to ..be ecelved-tefore the' lime; stated. now plsyizg the Colonial Theatrd !s Colonial: without question the best bill'that has) With'the-vaudeville so goat, aid ever: been seen here since Manager tbe photoplays up to the mark first started on the it's no wontter that the Colonial Is tho circuit almost two years ago. place on Monday nights.' theatre was. packed to the. doors last The'same show will bo repeated night capacity houses, the again tonight (Tuesday) and is well audiences-showlng-lhelf.enthusiasticlwofth seeing.' appreciation by. calling, for. encoeres j from each of'the four -acts Connors and MarfV a tam.of COMJN6 .cr skating experts ..jp.en the show with "Experienca1' Ger-res V.- Hobarffe stage "of their 1 They hare the best novety act >et seen here 'Heal, honest-to-BopJriess' music is served In pleaslng's'tyje ijj- the Mus- ical Shermans, a duo' of oslraordmarv gultansls Mr Sherman gnes some clever Imitations The Shermans did is known ID professional par lance as stopping the shon last he saves ThC "li0101108 slmSlv not pamon them quit, leo Halev, a likable vonng chap third on the bill held the crowd for Comstoek and Mor- ris Gest at the Majestic next Tuosdny and Weduesd'ay, Nov. 23 and "Ex- leamen. The; confidence woman's luring of a ove-inad youth ,to dive for eunkeu reasure. -The tragedy of tho boy's return, has fled with her lover. Bosworth's. descent on a New York cabaret, 'where' he; fights for Uie run- iway iff I fe'and carries her off to the tome-bound hoat; The "the hoat'ln Wild'scenes attending the sinking. ,The father's'return'to the sick son with the young wife is lost 'The.boy's rash dive to the wreck jxirifipleF- The-heart-thrlllinB "Scene wheii Bos- wo'rth, without a diver's suit, gropes o a klllink depth, cuts the fouled life- swims with the disillusioned lad .q the surface. The satisfying, happy ending. Also Christie Topics of .he Day. fifteen minutes wllh his specie! ty act, in which he does a little'bit of 5 sings dances tells i stories plays a ukalele and f Ith his Binning made a big hit Lewis ind Lewis, In a bright Hoe of' music and comedy brought the show to a Successful conclusion Clever, dancing wittj sayings A BEVY OF BRITISH BEAUTIES SCENES S1.M, Matinee, ;