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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta OeCEMBEn DAILY A GUnners Experiences On Active Service BxtractR from a Lothbrldge Gunn orsLetterto His ho peaceful shores Kngland on July in France next Spent three ilnys at a camp In the snhio port of flot fitted up with gas for tlio trip Hoarded tho train soon after with guns and nil drilling sup landed at a town Bomowhore at1 Old dowi chimneys Arrived mv first Impressionwas how anyone managed to live fuich a and then drawing closer to the where a store or church wns tlio hasement being mpstly shell hole at It impressed my raw recruit mind that war must Indeed bo Which wore loaded in nutono gots even used to that as the After about a 24hour trip we I day9 by r Btay on niy 1 first fts they needed only u close to the FrancoBelgian ty ot ft few signallers to take ovor the and four of us sent back with their horses to thn which was moved somo I ho nameof which 1was never ablo in Froth thero about four hours march we and It was there I got my first Impression of he exlRtence a French peasant and later further It was with the funny little com i II Hit in by from there that I persuaded tho cor poral In charge of our gun to give working mo a place on tho and away lV 4 l Till It JHUtJU Ill posed rtVOBtlV of a thron or onc flnrk to tho Tour annihor church a as i shell and some more It wet mowon nt to a who judge ns whine scorns close it It but I found out that the wine s a mlle aml nlong tho business and were xiliebeke road all kinds of uncomfort Hcally the of open your from harmlossf stray parlor tothe and anyone pa8sedus on their midnight a T Moiehj a t but we arrived safe and twill be sbuml atour destination and slept In tttfl meantime Major wen the remainder of ex was to make his cept for a rather too friendly rat who debut fi tne fighting forces of this arf awful familiar liablt of great anda few days later I j lng on niy chest or taking a playful loft with lismall party to act as uniff at my And he seemed horso holder i on my first trip to have an unlimited string of rela heard of tho rav ages of but to see belreVd Isto as paper cannot convey all that It looks And the rats out are the heavy draught species Next morning I find we are staying at a dear old farm we have two duck Entering the first villages yonAf an mostly field gun range froni our side of the j mostly ground and see the walls of houses simplySpattered with wln BOBlone UHION MADE OVERALLS SHIM IS jLCWES m gpent a fairly Royal Arrowroot Biscuit A biscuit especially made for the growing pure And SontMor Biscuit The deliciduily Bitcuit or plain North West Biscuit uiunt ttn JAPAN WANTS ONLf PERMANENT PEACE Hut Does Not Favor Return of Mftfldft Held By Japan 18 at the but Marquis tho Venerablo oxprime min has come In a statement as to what he thinks Japans peace farmers were at tho United terms should marquis that Japan should approve all decisions to bo reached by Groat torlal alterations the Jialkans and In the African colonies are con Morrison In his complained of tho atti tude of tho press toward the The reception of thfl farmer delega tion at wheii It to pro test the conncriptlon of farm was commented As a the farmers had decided to be indo Kranoe and the of political and had far as the torrl thnir candidate in every bye on the western The annual financial statement showed assets of and llabtll HOIIS In the He passed tho opinion that tho execution of the orderlncouncll cancelling exemptions had been mailn by an arrangement between the minister of militia and tlio Judges of the supreme court in order to uphold tho action taken by lie ad vised parliamentary procedure as the He claimed that a named near charged with mailing disturbing had been fined by a Hrantford magis trate only In order that the farmers bo L and The number creased to of directors was in One in each federal As for the problem as to the future of Germany Japans at titude should be decided in accord with the conclusions reached by d d the allied but she should electoral riding wan but it elect them by coun A meeting of the fxncntlve of the Peoples Pro hibition party was held last night nrul tho following resolution was adopted We repmlinto the strongest tHims the gross breach of trust affect Ins Hit public which has beon com mitted by ExProhibition Commission slst the officers at to Justice his We deplore that been so anfl that merely by the evidence to bring M to justice has beeii Atttl tirge the governmtfll to toM discover the this and to bring Everybody IOVM everybody dandy young children 16 SCOTTS er Fimllay in the discharge of htalthy given in tmall at each would be an in overcoming malnutrition hem well on the road Entry drop of rich kind that bttiUf peaceful time at this place for about six firing a little each day and a good snare at our big gest excitement being called out one morning early to help stop a big rush made by the Frusslan who thought to make mincemeat Of our but found the boys too well although to bp FOOD no UCtHIC over two After a variety of jobs which was our share through the tfie 1917 offensive opened up or April and that day found us in line behind the famous Vimy and the day before it started Fritz tried to blow us out our but didnt manage al IIM CANAI srl Weakness Produced by Flu One great learn from the InfUionza Epitiemic IB the value of vital neces sity of remedying the min ute the symptoms Aa tho result of being attacked by Spanish Influenza many persons have been left with weakened or inactive fever which pro vnilB during the poritnd of sickness ia no doubt responsible for this weakened and in order to restore the kidneys to their former state of health a healiag tonic is GiniPilfsare the acknowledged rem edy for ull Jfidney orBladder and Gin Pills taken during convales cence have proved themselves to be the jjreat remedy tor rectifying tho Kidney left by Spanish From all parts of Canada letters are coining in to us stating that Gin Pills have relieved from the annoyance and woirrv cnnsod by weak ened People are daily finding Iliat tlio quickest way to romedy detrimental eflfects left in the kidneys by to uA Gin On Pills act as a heal ing tonic to those emaciated vital orgaiji Every victim1 should take a course of Gin Pills dot only to remedy immediate Kidney but to ward off danger serious Oin mils Sbld Everywhere at 60 cents a Tho t Chemical of 248 and e returned to his lines though the boys went down but wiser the including Next were well morning we got our At the break of day the whole country seemed on I can well remem wtu a sadder and smaller smusage We bombarded that but had no We were moved to an other part of the front for about two very From this place we were and now commences our little trip south to that most muddiest Of the of Believe it was gome weve seen worse since Only there a few weeks ahd rain nearly all the mud to the knees in and up to the neck Ifi you werent careful of your Was work ing on the battery ainmunitloii column for about arid was wonderful how transports got at all undfr the It was here that I got rtiy real Initiation firo and my greatest fright of the being the first proof what only one battery the same ber sitting in place on gun seat ready for the halfa minute to her Each gun firing four rounds a with six guns to the and we were in hundreds doing It wassome fire and as you will know our boys got well beyond the ridge in the di rection of Lens Needless to we spent a pretty rough time In those and also left a few boys in Although we share the sad times in these bat we also get full share of the funny side of when dan gers are in coniimenting or teas ing another fellow about how j he can run or how small declare that the fumtyimental princi ple of settlement should be the uni versal desire to obtain a permanent peace In the The other which the marquis are as follows The future of the Samoa whlclv has caused various diplomatic controversy between the allies and should he settled according will of the two with a view to destroying German bases In the The German New which Is now occupied by tho should not be returned to The j principle should also be applicable to i the Bismarck Japan should hold islands like Mar Caroline and others which are now occupied by the Japanese as It is dangerous to return them to and as there is no reason to let the other powers occupy The line between Tsing Tao and the southern which is now occu pied by the Japanese should fe held by The problems relating to the tenance of order In Siberia should be settled by the allied but all the allied powers should re frain froni any action or demand for concessions in The relations between China and other powers should be based upon the principle of open door and equal Siberian Expedition Discussing the proposition that agricultural representatives be ap pointedofl leave of absence a delegate said It was outrageous that drafted men should have been or dered to Siberia thefr con sent when they could have got plenty of volunteers In the Shame said the Gordon a defeated Liberal candidate in Parkdale in the last Do minion told how he had fought the cases of drafted farmers his We regret that he has fit to make no statement which would as Children Scott East one shell could The battery shrink when crouched in a friendly in urgent need of and wo wore sent up with a convoy of about eight wagonloads In I was acting as loader for our gun and we had to cross a cer tain ridge under Fritzs shell hole or t was in this sector that I asked a fellow who was running to a flank for all he was worth to get out of the line ot fire quite What are you ning for Between breaths he re and had no sooner reached this spot j Because I cant when he opened up on us with a j course there were no shells coming and what seemed rapid my I couldnt quite under shell killed torses In stand his after a long our team but not a nJriyer spell we left these gay including myself a short rest and pulled in again some just stood and on time laterto take part at Hill too scared to and after the boys had taken Fritz still unloading his rathens there werefourteen counterattacks around us at about four It j made within fortyeight and was now a case of release the unin1 it was for about a week just a jured horses from the mess whilethe of sleep with one eye and one rest of convoy passed hand on firing But the which made the rest of the trip withj Canucks Wld on as We left out a The bunch were these quarters in the late fall ot mended by our captain for good i 1917 for the offensive in We had all kinds of excitement in r right in the swamps Ive often won this and few fel dered since why theydidnt employ lows struck off although the navy in this as a fellow only one Johnny i was practically under water most of we left this sector of mud and high j the You could hardly break and landed at a quiet I the sod in those parts without strik thousand of the Cough Ian shipyards walked out at noon The strike Is the result of the alleged refusal of the firm to reinstate a blacksmith named An who is a returned FIRST FROM NEW YORK TO CHICAGO spot to spend the winter in the Arras We had lots of clay and night but spent a very pleasant with comfort able dugouts and plenty of wood for a After about three months pulled out for a which lasted Woman Would you bait er for gold The Notorious Helene Find the answer at the Colonial The Real flaby Bunlinjs Kabbil SKm MOTHER HllpURD SHM I MI Buy Your ChrtelmasTree Festoons Lamps Now Balore our supply Is as we only have a limited supply Wp hare a nice selection of Dining Ropm Come earlyand make your A small deposit will hold them tpr a We aldo contractors for the electrical installation in the Cardston is costing over one million and theru Is better electrical installation In STAR ELECTRIC LET UK DO YOUR 409 FlffTH STREET SOUTH PHONE 1332 ing and it was a case of stay with the unless you could and the roads were most of the tline under a shower of It was here in my was this hottest corner of the and I dont thlnlP there has been anything to firrt what is expected to be regular dally mail Mrvlce be tween New York and Chicago be gun today at whan Leon Smith took the air at Belmont Long Hla biplane carries pounds of At he descend and put mail in the care of another air pilot who will trans port It to where a third aviator will carry it to three machines will be used dur ing the entire and the last one is expected to reachChicago betwtenj and 5 Alex mayor ofKitch and oncea candidatefor the is equal it I was enough to gotJiiy leave to England on j arrival at this but got back in through film like a dope of time to spend three weeks utVet The going was easy and the weathe1 mud andthe casualties were most shell these pleasures y so we naturally enjoye were and wo wore shooting dliy He finally made a stand in his all and night nearly all the I wont try to convince you that wo wore sorry to leavo this desolated Flanders behind speaking for my A sigh of relief was heaved on finding my feet solid roads loading feeling tired and worn it is and fewer ill but glad to know old line of where we were re lleved by an English ant we commenced our march back t our old haunts near It was a stiff trip the boys were tired bu On August 26th we started to raise Cain once more in this and got Fritz once more on the We followed bin we were going out to We snout up on the first day a matter of fpu oilr rest at a little French village and next day we started ti tlio Lens Here a private billot in enjoyed nice white beds while we wore and were looked after by tho old French lady who lived I hud a severe cold while at this and lost my voico for about a but Madame fed me up on hot gruel and watched me like niother She soon had me fooling spent the rest of Hie winter in minor engagements around and In the spring and when war news looked so we prac tising for a new stylo of warfare on Kochs and Betting ready to turn the which has been the big stroke in bringing tho war game to its final It was soou after tho good news of Fritzs retreat froin the Marne in July thisyear we wiio shoved in at a spot near where started on August 8th big British smash just to show old saitBugo eating friend that the Eng lish wer6 sitill in the The bar rage opened up shortly after j and after the first short sStanqo it was a cuse of keep march The boys hud broken his 1 and ho retreat last Like one fellow went 3 three of us him a little more Bu a farmhouse and here ends war as the good luck that followed me for 26 month in France suddenly and was the recipient of a small piece o iron shrapnel in the and started for more peaceful clime on a stretcher ten days in a French hos and then across to England and Just as I finish up hear loud cheers outside which brings newa of an armistice signed by Oer and means peace at M only wish is to get homo now a quickly as and it wont be now before Im telling you jus how glad I be and thank ing Ood for his mercies in pas trying Your affectionate FRED 39th most sensational ac in Notorious at the Colonial Thurs Saturday this FOR GIVt HIR A MOTHER HUBBARD SHOE Kill I HI BABY Celebrate the Advent of Victory With A Victory Gift v BUT TOYS ARE NOT THE ONLY GIFTS There in an infinUy of diferent GIFT IDEAL TKE3EJMTS from everybody to and for your inspection at The Twentieth Century Book Store 514 FOURTH AVENUE PHONt for Christmas THE very spirit of Christmas itself demands for music sounds the riote of of of as no other medium of expression to have a real oldfashioned Yuletide and not to forget the little ones to after the day really it behoves you to get some Christmas Records And what a splendid List there ii to choose from Own Simla with Claus Claus to Town Saitta Cfaus lji Santa r Around Ziamtns 200841 Zeamuns 1 Zeamms Letter to Zemmmns Ztamant INew Day Zeumans 1 and Hunting 2 Dewriplire mndHunting 3 DeicriptiYe Hunting 4 and Hunting Birthday of Stonehill Ace Ye and A Sttmktll Come All Ye Faithlul 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