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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta MAP ILLUSTRATING RUMANIA'S PLIGHT 'IB VICE-PRESIDENT OF CHINESE REPUBLIC The Daughters of the Empire will make the paper collections next Saturday. Will all those who have been so kindly sav- ing papers and magazines take notice ot tiiesc three items: 1 Only fiat old hooks, magazines and old led- easily handled and loaded into Uio car. Terrible Conditions in Prison Camp When Ep- idemic Breaks Flcci. th-'Tdveiiimciit' n'liite book upon jicrs are worth Ehilipins. primers' canip at Gardclcgen, shipping paper nor scraps o, I'dllorialiv: waste paper can be sent. "At cianWef.-r.il cnmp. midway be-U 2. Tic all newspapers and Iwic-i Hanover and Bt'rliu. which was v nmpiiizir.es and books into flat swTOl "car by a typbu, bundle... as they can be more lasting from February until Ihe cal lousno'ss and cowardice ot the Ger such terrible conditions. "The camn contained ll.nOi) prison- of whom '2ra were British. The ove-Ti-mydlllg was appalling. At nigill nv-.i lay packed 'Ijlie sardines In little huts. with insufficient food, at a_time wl-e'i there was scarcity in Uer'HMKy The stille of diet was not sufficient 'to keep an adult in a nor- mal stale of nutrition. Man slrllEEled for scraps of potatoes. "German understrappers had estab- lished a' reign of terror. Bullying was continuous Col. Brunnor. camp com- mandant. was brutal and violent. Dr. medical officer in chnrixc, was criminally neglectful. The latter suf- fered from his own apathy, because eventually he caught ilie disease and "When the epidemic was discovered all the doctors, including the guards, bolted There were hardly any drugs or dressings, and no food Tit for UlVnlcun Pass, being stormed by the Germans, where thc llumaniiin reliance has been weakened. Ihe has, been v i Ihl-nlltrl- TolVuUrt.' Pass (HI for SOinC days b'lt lias llln i Pre-loal (-1) and are some distance toward Iluzeu j A At (C) the iiumanians claim success. In Dobrudjn the, liavo abandoned Tchernavoda bridge. Peking, Oct. 30. General 'dig Kwo Chang, a prominent liortur of President U Yuan .....ig, v.-as today elected Vice- Prcsident of the Chinese He- public. day valids Only one German. Dr. Kran- VI1I1OS. ulit w........ _ ski an elderly man. who had been in lira'ctice in Alexandria, came to the camp at the end of March, and tolled early and late. Ten French Roman Catholic priests volunteered to work among the sufferers. Eight contract- ed the disease, live of them died. "Of 22 British soldiers who worked in the hospital as attendants, only two infection. Of the 10 doctors. 32 wore struck down andjlied. It is difficult to calmly, of thc horrors disclosed in the report. There is no excuse- for the wilful brutality of the Germans originally ill charge of the camp, nor for the shameful neglect and thc intense suffering they com- pelled their victims to endure. records of this kind will go 1 of un- down for ages OB examples IAIN IS BONG- ffllP London Oct. 30.-The United States embassy today received a report from Wel% Frost, United States consul at Queenstowi, that the British steamer Marina had been torpedoed, without warning. It ic believed, number of United Statesers were on board. SOME OF CREW MISSING London, Oct. report that the I Successful Attacks In Region of Morval Attack In French Take Many Trenches Berlin via Hnyvlllo Ocl British troops attacking German lines on the Soininti fiont. between Les Uoeufs ami Morval. succeeded ill gaining some ground from the Germans, the war office announced. South of the Somme, French positions of LamaisonneUe Farm to Hiaches. wore stormed by German Iroops after sfucccssful preparation. RUSSIANS ATTACK llnssed attacks of Russian infantry in Volhynia Sunday, following unus- ually violent artillery preparation, broke down under German fire, the German war oilice announced today. FRENCH MAKE BIG GAIN Oct system of German trenches, northwest of Sailly-Saillisel on the Somme front, was captured by the French last night, the war office announced today. The French advanced as far Sailly church. RHE1MS BOMBARDED S-nith of Hie Somme. the Germans made repeated allacks between Biaches ami thc region south of Lamnisonnctte. By moans ot their last attempt they irded i RHEIMS BOMBARDED today received a report ________ nf llle Somme (he Germans made repeated al tacks between Biaches that the British Tho v.inlel. the C. P. ami the region south of Lamnisonnctte. By means ot their last attempt the; ing." It ic believed a; R yesterday, ami ap-1 obtained a foolim; in some of Ihe Maisonnette Farm. pears to he Rivi-i- very good satislac-l On the Verdun front artillery iigluint was Severn near uouaumon "lion. Tins is especially true of tlioUnd there was no infantry action in mat locality. Klicims was bombardec hTpwecke'd the new night train between Calgary ON MACEDONIAN FRONT nlv thirty-four members and Letlibridge. Tho, new tram from yia QcU 30._Heavv nghling is in progress on the Mace num. Four of the men whose names are on the honor roll of the church have laid down their lives in Ihe light. for liberty, while seven have been London, Oct. wounded during the course of the war, and some others have been sent back medically unfit for service. The men whose sacrifice was the cause of the memorial service are Pte. F. B. Taylor, Sergt. Major S. V. Perry. Corp. Alex. Martin and Sergl. Wm. 13. rtaley. Pte. Taylor lived, most oC his life in Ihe cily. going seven or eight years ago to from which place ho enlisted. As a boy. however, he had always been active in Wesley church circles, and since his death his -wife has resided in Letlibridge. Sergt.-Major Perry was a member of the 20th Battery, the first artillery unit to be raised here. Rev. Cobble- dick spoke of him .in the most glowing London, Oct. private telegram received at the uniteo SHIMoon- Travel on this line is as incon u'-.te this afternoon from Crookshaven says that a number United Stages- as people of Cran- e'r-'wcre drowned when the British steamer Marina was torpedoed by a Ger- }me ,lt iast that the man submarine i prei-cnl service is militating against 49 AMERICANS IN CREW comfortable travel along the line, and London Oct reply to an inquiry from the United States embassy of ot thiU city has ihr. aaid today that there were 49 United Statesers in the crew (..Uen the of securing a re- .u. turn of the daylight sarvico in effect WASHINGTON TO INVESTIGATE I tw0 years ago. Other towns along tha on Oct to the state department say the Marina ,jno are to take the matler had a mixed "crew of' British and United Statesers, and that un" terms. He was a'deeply sineero man humanity that seems inherent in been a tower of strength in tain of the Germans. Neutral nf'the Marina Clean Court tan o e ivill noto'tliat Germany alone among the belligerents has been guilty of producing such tragedies as Witten- berg and Clardelegen camps. They will ponder these revolting stories, and learn something of the meaning ot this war to hiimanitv at large. the congregation, and who in the light against the autocratic militarism of Germany carried his convictions with him, dying in the fight for right over might.' Corp. Alex Martin was a young man who bad always been a faithful mem- ber of the church, and one of the first young men of the city to don the Pincher Creek 'Man First of Letlibridge Battalion to Appear in Lists With only one day to go, the police court's clean October slate was mark- ed this morning when M. F. Swanson was picked Sniurcay night in an hilarious'state of intoxicalion. He pleaded guilty lo t..j charge and was fined three and costs. This is the only drunk charge so far this montli_. 3rd jacii u.u.w.. u, Rifle's' in'Ta" letter to his, toria Rifles, will-yet be reported from father -l Hi" 6'piVr? states thai-out; a German internment camp The from two broken, ribs: trenches, Red Cross Part'" P9pular Local M. P. P., Head of the 7th Brigade, Has First Taste Hun Bullet Melbourne, Australia, via London, Oct latest returns in the ref- erendum on cotnpuisory rnililary ser- vice show Ike following results, al- though still incomplete: For conscription, against conscription, SSl.OOO. The expectation is that ,a totar of votes will be found to have hcen polled. DID NOT VIOLATE NEUTRALITY Washington, Oct. both the state department and the navy de- partment it is held that the United States destroyers did not violate neu- trality hv rescuing passengers and crows of the vessels sunk by the U-53 off the New England coast. _ positions with the 20th Bat- tery, for he was a signaller, and his loss had been a great blow to his comrades. 77ci________ KILLED IN AVIATION RAID Oct. Cuth- bert J Creery, aged 21, a native son of Vancouver, has been killed at the Somme front during an aviation raid, McCoach of Summerview. He enlist- ed in the 113th and must have gone in a draft. His brother James had re- ceived official notice that the young man was missing. Mrs. Albert Drew Jummerview is also a sisler of the missing soldier. Hansbrough. a Republican and for IS Somme front during uu years United Stales senator from according to a cable received today. North Dakota, has _declareo ms sup- .A SERIOUS SITUATION Loifdon, Oct. Times says that it is reported that a Norwegian mail sleamef which left on Wednesday for Newcastle, was stop- pod1 by a German warship. Tins is Ihe first time the-Germans have tak- en such action in the case of these steamers, and in the existing circum- stances the incident is regarded as one of some gravity.. New SUPPORTS WILSON York, Oct. Henry Clay port of President Wilson. what he supposed was a ditch he urged his horsa to take the .leap. Im- agine his surprise'when'lie and his horse landed at the bottom of a for- mer German communication trench, j six feet deep. Fortunately he escaped with above- injuries. The hospital i where lie was recuperating was That the 7th Artillery Brigade, of j back from the trenches, and he which Lieut S. Stewart is of-! was enjoying life in a charming ficor iu command has been in the detenu, where he said the French thick of the fighting recently.is indi-! were particularly hospitable Icnted bv a cable which was received anll everything in their power to I yesterday by the family here from, assist tne Bounded. He had nolhmg in n-llir.ll lid HVJliKfi for thO klnQ- Moose Jaw, Oct.. important meeting of C. P. R. officials is being held in tlie city council chamber here I vesteroay ov LUC 1.11.111., ;assisi [Col Stewart himself in which {D11t th- states that he has been wounded. ness Ot the Frencl nem in Liie CILJ jb I today, presided over by D. O. Cole 5t praise for the kind-1 l.....--------, The cable was evidently dictated by aeYtiil people, the Colonel himself, and he states that his wonnds-arc'not serious. How. Counsel Asks Commit- j treatment.' This'Ys ment on Serious Charges of j col. Stewart's first r They are a won- PROHIEITION FOR QUEBEC Contempt of Court ence with'-a German missile, and his naay friends here sincerely hope it is no more serliius than the Doctor Winnipeg, Oct. 30.-The court ofi'-imself. says. the King's Bench will consider on j December U, or. possibly on a Mill I later date the application made by I Isaac t'itblado, on behalf of the attorhey-eneral to to jail for rctums for all the constituencies In j judges, p, C except in Vancouver, of the, jfr. Pil t_. attorhey-eneral to1'commit to jail for iF-contemV't of court- Editor Knox Ma- fr Igee-o'f'trie Winnipeg Saturday Post. ILlAn ndjoiiriiment was sought by the j defence when the case was called this i morn ins: and had to be lengthy owing -Complete' to the engagements some of the LLlEfB mini'assistant to the general man- ager. All general superintendents and division superintendents from Fort William to Vancouver are in.att5nd- ance. The meeting is a private one of The Anti -alcoholic Leagues of Mon the pres3 ttt its conclusion. Those.. ireil and Oaehe" IT! lenresentithes present General Superintend- of'ihe Dominion Uliance it a meet I entb A E. Stevens, Moose Jaw; C. here last night resolved to oigan Manitoba; J. M. Cameron, ze caniMisn toi its object I t !be'rta; W. A. Mather, Vancouver, total' prohibition in the province ot'd all the divisional heads from Oiiebec. Should the provincial legis to the great lakes. im nr-nnt rlpfTlllldS Of tiiieticc. ouuiuu lature fail to grant the deminds of the temperance mei me u> ims session, an endeavor bi, made to induce Alontreal Ouebec and otner perLi centers where the lin lor ti attic is I cord m faTOr Of compulsory military legalized, to enact prohibition s 1 servlce in Canada. FAVOR COMPULSORY SERVICE Edmonton, Oct. Pro- pertj Owners' association went on re- idlers' vote iu England and have been received and the only Chan been received and the only Pitblado also asked for rule ,iicb River, Oct. in the i. camng upon Edward Beck man the history the Ub eral pon Edward Beck man- High rtij- t net jas such and Charles V. Roland, in th atts as U at asbe Threshing Is Proceeding ___ .-B is that Liut Telegram to appear and town nere on a. i. More Regularly m South ..._ No. a for most Pf their I stead of Patorson Lib ____ Ever? polT the constitu No Real Democracy Till Politics Purged of Graft From reports received from Herald correspondents throughout the district today considerable more progress is now being made 111 threshing opera- tions, although about 30 per cent, is nil that has been done. The yields and grade continue high. In the sec- tions where the fanners have hoen able to do any work in that line at all, there-has been a good deal ot ground prepared for noxt year. Tho indica- tions are that (here will be a larger area than ever under crop next year. TABER Taber, Oct. (his week has proceeded with regularity and effectiveness, jv'liilat a small de lay was realized north of Tabor owing to a night rain on Wednesday, the obtained No. 2 for most pf their wheat, and No. 3 for the portion. A largo area of stead of Patorson, Lib.. Without counting Vancouver. with, "for .an article published the Telegram on Saturday Mr. pitbiado "We say we arc cleet-un Every poll in the-constitu-i sons to n'ie on the battlefl encv'ivas fully represented, and the principles of liberty and nVel ferlnre of the situation was thai. have democracy Id for the istice But of the legislature-Is read, the article whicl lly a gmern, ent of a. from almost each poll in thta district we been threshed out in Fincastle, south "IsMannoba Drifting to. Semi- he' S'. TBL PEG Barharismr- and which consisted nj 5' y Or is'it-i government toi th. west of Purple Springs, and i irectl possibility that the late premier, Hqn, south of Taber, and in another week reproduce-.! from I IIP. Hali-1 heintr .1. Bowser, who has a small lead editorial ho Entire audience'came to its feet and e with a this week and nuito a ATTEMPTS 'ifitcly' The "next i' "S" A Prinul- K. C... of Ottawa, who j entire audience came ti 'hav'e more, than ten j nppcared fol' Knox Magee. oS.icclei! to cheered imnjp_tho.cclio: ii uus ti1G uutsidc which will leave! the 'proccedines against Mageo as ir- number are availing thomselves otl seats'and ihe regular and obselete. (he good weather. Quite a large acic- nnf, :i age will bo in excellent condition for thor, wm tie Trb-' sirring work. NEW DAYTON Now Dayton Oct 10 Thresln It seems probable will be fb-' counts in the close constituencies, in i Klocin and Esiiuimait on account of Wh ___1 nil I OpCl MARKETS aiicr. IL ls the people, lou male those fel lows what they are You make them MURDER lows wmu int.' VLlTRALIAN PREMIER speni, so much ,-ney to be ed bullc's were kinder lliai these, he Dr. rtiddell's theme-was developed flora the text, "Who among yo.u will bt ,ieat shall be your say- ing that in this test lay the funda- mental principle of Christianity, that of service. The basis ot the Christian cicta was not "What can I get out of it but What can I give" The pag- an Ideal was that of greed, the Chris- tian ideal that of service to mankind are passing through perilous times today, said the speaker. We ars participating in the greatest stlug- A-istralla Tve we, nghting r -tf sss i wiar ssu ;