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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta a PAGE TWEIiVE mm- rm liE'EHBRIDGFJ DAIL^ rHBRALD wmssacsMatmmmmm SATURDAY. MAY ;I,19U IE. GEO. SHEER Washington, Uny l.-Thr c.-tlm.-it? 01 ;brfUsh losses i^lnro March 3lst at � 2G(> Jn renmrk-anle contrast to tho ononnouF Gt-rmnn losses in tho drivo. TIio c.ermnn war � office, of conmy. not disclosoil to ' tiij) world what its losses in tho great � battle haYo been but the estimates of allied obaervcrs havo placed the loss of Oorman life at a staggering figure. From th�^ very nature of tho fighting � Wllltnr'y experts have pointed out. tho losses of tho attackers wore bound ti? bo'heavier l!;sn those of the dcfend-fers. But in acldltlon to them tho method of German attack, advancing troops in' waves faster tlian machine guns could mow them down, must, military c\perls say. have entailed enormous losKcs. An inkling: of how serious the Geinian losses are came some time . i.go, when it .was reported that tlie Gt'Xman jiillitary chiefs .dared not disclose their extent to the German people, and they were sending the wounded to Belgium. Former Member of Herald Staff An "Original First" is Home CROPS IN UKRAINE Am.ilcrdam,. May 4.-Only about fifty per cent of the spring sowing has hecu done in the Ukraine, Herr Von Wuldow, .president of the German food regulation board, has Informed the food committee of the reichstag according to the Koelnlsche Zoitung. Fighting occurred In the Kiev when the Ukrainian peasants overthrew the governnieut, says the Koelnlsche Volks Zeitung. Lemons Whiten the Skin Beautifully! Make C|;eap Lotion The first former member of the Herald staff to onlisl'and see active service in the'fighting lines in Franco and Flhndors was in the city the other day. Pte. Goorgo Scheer, who was a member of t^e Herald mochnnlcnl staff several yoars ago. Is tho man, and he is.home on leave, having, been one of the original firsts, rto. Sheer has seen about all there is to soo at Uia front, having gone over with the Fighting Tenth, later transferring to the Strathcoua Horse. On hta sleeve ho wears the little red chevron together with three blue ones showing that bo has Ijeon in it with the Canadians from the first, but no gold bar adorns the sleeve, for George has been one of those lucky ones who havo been through it all withojit a scratch. In,his case he can show tho mark of a wound, but it didn't put him hors de combat. It was a "scratch," he said, under the arm. Raley Veteran Another veteran who was in the city last week was Cyrus Allred of Raley. Pte. Allred enlisted with the fainotis Lethbridgo Highlanders, as a mcinber the machine gun section. Ho went over the top at Vimy, and it was there that he got his. A shell came along and blew him from the machine gun emplacement Into the trench, and though not wounded, his -side was badly hurt and lie was suffering from shock. Following this he contracted pleuro-pneumonia and waS in the hospital for several months. He eitpects to get his discharge. ERVERE Joined Second Battery Here - Another 39th Man a Casualty The jnice of two fresh lemons strained into a bottle containing three ounces of orchard white makes a whole quarter pint of the most remarkable lemon skin beautifler at about the cost one must pay for a amall jar of thf ordinary cold creams. Care should be strain the lemon juice through a fine cloth so no lemon pulp gets in, then this lotion -will keep fresh for months. Every woman knows that lemon juice is used to bleach and remote such blemishes as freckle*. sallowTxess and tan, and Is the Ideal skin softener, smoothener and beaiitl-fler. ' Just try it! Make up a quarter 5?nt of this sweetly fragrant lemon lotion and massage It dally into the face, neck, ,arms and hands. It should nat-urallyihelp to white, soften, freshen, and bring out the hidden roses and beauty of any skin; It Is wonderful lor rough, red hands. Youf druggist will sell three ounces of orchard white at little cost, and any grocer will supply the lemons,- Advertisemrmt. Yealerday the Herald reported the serious illness of Gunner Walter Vero who wenf.over y,-lth Lethbridge's second batterj'. Relatives in the city this morning received word that he had died as a result of his illness at the war hospital at Epsom. He was well all Gait miners as he was brought up in Stattordville and work-od in the mines Tjetore enlisting. Another member of the 39th is a casualty today. Bombadier Wallace Lewis Hembling Is reported as suffering from tho accidental explosion of a gas shell, affecting his face, hands and head. Bdr. Hembling before enlistlnffwas a C.P.R. constable in Lethbridge for a couple of years and lived at lOlO 1st Ave. S. The accident occurred on April 22. Pte. Bdlund of Claresholm was reported died of wounds the other day. This evIdentlyMs a mistake, as tho family have rebeived word only that he was wounded. BAR THEM FROM ROADS Brantford, Ont., May 4,-Bivant County councillors are in favor of government action to prevent the use of Ontario roads for two months in the spring to tourist automobiles being driven through from United States polntt. The councillors claim that the damage done to these roads In the early |pring Is very great, with no compensation in any way from t)'C traffic. Representations will be mnda to tho Ontario, government to this ef-lect., , .... I III - H I lyV "''-rw^�.r ItTf rrrr .Make Your Pay Go Further ,^ SAVES "carfare and''shoe' leatHef. '"Costs nothing for upkeep. Gets .youJo,work feeling fine. .Lets you slip home for a hot dinner instead of,� a cold lunch, ^ Cycling' is "easy'and pleasant" When you ride a "C.CM.," the ' BicVcle that runs smoothly and . i,^,^:..^^ , easily year vounpROTEonoM atier year, !'v av fxH ' m n H n n n n n M SI H n m u n m M � m u u m m m m � M m n m m Bl H � n n m m m -m m m m m m n �m H m m m m m m � THE CRISIS! UST an ordinary cup of coffee! Surely ijothing could be more commonplace to you. But- �m M m To wounded, broken and exhausted Cianadiinm^r\staggering out of a furnace of shells, at Mtny Ridge, ^^a^^ nervesj:orn to pieces, that little refreshment in the rrioment of crisis-wno can measure its significance? For it may rhea:n life itself 1 YA\ C.A RedT $2,250,0 ^ panada Here is an officer's picture of the need: " I wish you and the people supplying free hot drinks could see the men coming in after a> big action. They would look like grotesque scarecrows if you couldn't see the pathos of it. Thieir shoulders and heaids sag forward and they slouch slowly along with never a glance to left or right. The strangest thing about them is their faces. If the tension i not broken the brain may snap. I certainly believe that in thousands of cases it was that first hot coffee that dragged the man back to life and ^ sanity." Is there a man, vvoman or boy in all Canada to whom these heroes would appeal in vain ? Will you help the Y.M.G.A. supply the coffee and the thousand and one other, needs of body, mind and spirit "over there?" Can proud Canadians send a more heartening, more practical message to Canadian; heroes now amid the perils of the greatest battle in history than thisthat the iCanadian people responded to the Call of the Y.M.C.A. with magnificent, abundant wholehearted Generosity!" WHl YOU Help? ^ ^ Many Give their Lives-All Can Give their Money National Council. Ypun^ Men's Christian Association headquarters: 120 Bay street, Toronto JOHN W ROSS (Montreal) National Chairman of' Re^ Triangle Fiind G. A. WARBURTON (Toronto) National Plrector of Red Triangle Fund ljethbr||ljge Campaign ^ ^ Fi^�4^n&lf; A. E. Dunlop^; J. Harry Alexaitder, Campaign Diracton^' v ^ 69775? 073445 293?35 ;