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GERMANY’S SHAME

I A V IE .-CUMi-dF. • I i; ii. mthmiued -to tli« | 11-o . i' ; ; ,v.<■:’ inoniry into th-j 11 ic ’■ Lou va.n. Mailings ! ,t .y.-ej.vc, E f .’ior-ng a-count «;1 j 11... v ;,-'o;c' i re: To ~ca> ksed by German i Imkii ].|-.« < •; < id! Iran. and oM ; na. i : 1 I in a LR-e !'••;■ l.riui ('orbeek ! Loo, a y'.mi;c - ■-d 22. whose linm I ..N.r- ' •» ISelchiii army, and | s ,-,i iV - j ; ,. r r'..e;t;v«-« ’'.or'' ?m prised I l.v a baud of 1 i'r;n:.)i .-yidler?. IFr rej i,I were lock: -I up iii a. deserted 1 hoe-r-. v.Ti:.*■ she vo orarged : np> another • rett-vz'. where sla war, us:-railed by fr c ; idler- w ooeiv-’y. In tlm same i-ilb.C", I „.., ;t -t rj.ia:; so’di rr.- bronchi i from a hj -imo :i rcG of If. ami her parents, '■ml t ti—m c; a .'mad. r:od cmhr:,.-. Wo- -fverrl o-H'-o; i/M hark flm fa! imr ami m.-ti’-r. d-foe .-:,i--rcd lim I hoe-, ami !c--d Ije oih to drink inho.^j, Ti.cv limn i..-ought h<T I «n the i.r Ami V ( lim house, mol | lilted ii'o-osivciy. Finally they ! have,-ted !;-r in li,- i-:vad, I T; -m -Wh's .U.c.-in,;. IJot.-ladc on Align A 25 found '.. he b';“T «« <'' M v.’Cf je; iii j v.'ih* h;t;l I »"■ *: i by IKiyoPf/t thrusts. In b- rin 'M v, as tim nccdl" with which h;e had in- :: ;,cw.’u,,'. A wonjan and her I o-v-; r-d i on lay on the ground, ohr-cd l.v" hv.-.-m-s, A man had been hrii-ed. At Semp.-t. a nelAikm inr village, yrere tonnd lie* l.cd cs • ! taro men. partially carho-iist'd. Guo of them had hit lets cm oil at ihe i.m c.-; tlie other had the ur its and if-.’-! 1 <'.,t. workman, who.-'.- i.iirnl body had been or-r-n lee .c-ecra! veil ncisc ?, had Iretn ha vonr t er! v. t ; tunes ami then, while, stilt jihiv. iiad petr«kum poured oyer liim bv the flermaes. who threw hi:n into a, i-m.-e to which ih'v set fire. In fain I'-ar Mkilines an old man’s body vers found tied by : he- arms io a rafter in tia.* of Ids farm. The body was completely earhoisised. A. British journal s'-, wko was in Belgium. writes to an Et .dish journal Gating that while, he was firct inclined to regard stories of Gcnn.-ui atrocities or- estravnganfc invemioiiE, personal evidence, com* pels him To confess that- ih? published tales do not half convey the actual truth. An eld English soldier, a- resident of Ter. monde. a flourishing town of 11,000 in; habitants, winch was laid in ruins, stat-c. , to the same journalist : “I foucht si the Basuto and Zulu Wars. I toil yoiij sir, that the Basutoe and Zulus are gentlemen , men of honor, and civilised beings, compared with the Germans I have seen.”

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GERMANY’S SHAME, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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GERMANY’S SHAME Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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