Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


POISONED WELLS LONDON, May 5 The Colonial Oflloo, in a communique, states that when Swakopmund was occupied on January lltb, it was discovered that six wells had boon poisoned with arsenical cattle dip. Dags full of poison were found at the wells.

General Botha addressed Franke, the Ger< mon commander, pointing out that this was B breach of Article 25 of ihe Hague Convention, and i£ tbia practioe were persisted in he (General Botha) would hold the Gorman officers responsible, and would employ reprisals. Frank replied that ealt had proved in-effec live, and tnerefore ho had used more effec tive methods to compel the enemy to carry water. General Botha replied repeating his intention to hold the oflicer commanding respon siblo. Mr Hafeourt adds since then the Germans have systematically poisoned wells, The patrol at Jabid was also instructed to thoroughly infect the Idamine with disease.

i flurpm animals largely predominating. The demand was a shade better, especially ii the case of weanera. Quotations are :— best stores 28s tn 32s Medium atorea 18s to 27b Small Btores 12s to 17s Weaners 2a Gd to 6g x a el sQrts to Us

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

GERMANS PERFIDY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3457, 7 May 1915

Word Count

GERMANS PERFIDY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3457, 7 May 1915

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.