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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta If H 1  MBR FRONT A r � A landship bringing in its prize-a 5.9 German naval gun, -Photo by Courtesy of C, P.-X* Signalling between the support and front lines. �Photo by Courtesy of C, P. A\ -- h A German partially completed strongpoint at Glesquieres. . -Photo oy Courtesy oj C. P. R. A machine gun gunner can swing planes. mounted on at wheel so that the quick to follow the eneniy aero- -Photo by Courtesy of C. P. It New Zealanders on the Western Front-An advanced signaller. ^ . , . -Photo by Courtesy of C. P. TOM LYNX-TRAPPED N< a snowy, well-brushed ridge /and most enticing and promising just north of the Ice River the i odor. Lifting his head, with twitch- big torn-lynx lay in the snow, fcurly, frightened, and in pain. A Btrange object clung grimly and cruelly to his toreleg and had stayed there ever since lie had leaped at a . dead partridge early that morning. ft Two miles away in the sunlight open a big moose an<^ three cows browsed in placid quiet. On the ice cf the Kootenay River, a mile or two further away, a coyote had just run to earth and killed a rabbit which the lynx had unconsciously jumped ing ears, he tasted that scent again, olefactorially, and' then followed eagerly up the wind. It promised unknown but very deslrabfe things. At the bole of a great tree he saw a little litter of broken sticks fencing off approach on all sid-es but one to ja tender young partridge, dead but r toothsome. The captivating odor was move powerful, too, it even' blunted the natural caution of the lynx, lie leaped hungrily, and liis sharp teeth cruslu-d on bone and flesh and feathers just as the steel an hour before he had spied the dead partridge. The white expanse of aj*** of AU a^e-s^nied trap clamp- beaver-made arred in a On the Oambrai Front.-General vtaw of the Canal dn NorcL -Photo oy Courtesy of C. *\ K. atraight line -where the last band of black-tad deer had gone south to the more open portions of the valley to �pent) the winter. Ten miles to the north the faint whiatie of the transcontinental C.P.R. train whistled as it rushed westward down the grade from Field, B.C., toward Leancholl, and in the fallen, tangled timbers iho pine marten m and mink looked eagerly for rabbits and spruce partridge, keeping ever a keen and apprehensive watch for the approach of the dread wolverine. The 'torn-lynx had gone- out that morning, empty of stomach but full ot hope. As he glided over the single h nowshoa trail, looking for food his nostril* Ua4 (Mtuaicted a strange ed with paralyzing force on the furry foreleg of the animal. Since then he had toifed and snarled and struggled In fear and pain and auger, and was now lying in exhaustion and fatalistic quiet. He heard the crackle of brush,.the crunch of snowshoes. A man in warm winter clothing buret through the intervening bushes, and whooped i gladly ad he raised a heavy club he carried and moved swiftly down on F the fifteen dollar hide his trap had caught. The big lynx roared to his full height and was almost on a level with the man's eyes when the club dropjjed on his skull and he knew no more. Trappers always try to get the skins without breaking them. ft means a better price. U Y. 1C On the British Western Front-On tho railway in no man's land. -rhoto by Courtesy of C, P. H. ;