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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1915 BRAND COFFEE As near perfection as you can get in this world. CHASE 8i SANBORN Macleod Man Gives Graphic Description of Horrors of War DR. DERNBURG j Unofficial representative of Oil i Kaiser in the United States who. it is announced, will leave America. battle has been on for eight days, and it looks as if it would continue for another eight. It is impossible for me to describe it to you; it. is simply awful. Bver since it started artillery fire has been, day and nlcht, one continuous bang. On our five-mile front we have over 1000 Ing gnus which never stop. The Germans 1 should judge have as many because we arc under continual lire, especially shrapnel. Most oi our boys have been slightly. 1 hit, but it only tore my tunic a little. My horse got 'two pieces in his hip. i C'ardston, May 25.-Yestcrday was Horscs Me getting; it awlul bad. Ihc the date set for" tho Alberta stake roads are lined with dead ones. At The horrors and dangers of the pre- sent war arc graphically described In the following letter, which was rf- i-eivcd bv T. 11. Slcduiau, ot Maclootl, from his son, l-apt. 0. Stedman, ot the 19th Alberta Dragoons. Krom Capt. W. 0. Stedman. 19th Alberta Dragoons, France. April liSlh, 1915. Deaa- alive, and very about one hundred anil fifty yards away. It is an awlul siRlif, dead ami wounded are piled up nearly two deep all over, and, it is impossible to get to them as there is now really no quarter the only chance one sets is at night. Many u pour chap could have, been- saved had it been possible, to get at lliem. arc troubled with spies u great deal owing to the greul assortments lot llclginns, Turcos, English, kuoivs was shelled mid MONTREAL M I A. meet, and the town was lilied with scores oi athletes from all parts ot Southern Alberta. Not only I outdoor contestants were present but those competing for honors in the m- cv'erv cross road and village, now de-11 serte'd one sees wounded and dead, hut no one has the time to look after them, but thc'medical corps are do- ing splendid work night and day, Montreal, May C. Flem- ing of I.a Prairie, Que., Canadian lightweight champion, conceded four- teen pounds to Freddie Welsh, world's liehtweiEht champion, in a ten round bout Park last night, and made sueb- a good showing that the tout was declared a draw by the ma- jority of the spectators. Roche, of York, refereed the contest at M'elsh's request. decisions are given in such exhibitions here. In the Srst round the bosfrs fought care- ruin- in the three the Canadian rwent after the Englishman aggres- taking some chances himseli. iWels'h was busy on the defensive in ft.hese three rounds, using his left hand and frequently clinching. From the fifth to the ninth the bout was last, both shusiufcisver work in de- fence and at infighting. In footwork there was not much choice between