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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATt'HDAY, MAY 26, 1.017 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THIRTEEN JOB'S COMFORTER 1 it ^ }W Coaldale Soldier Writes Home of Battle in Which He Lost. Some Pals. WILHELM: "I boo, mein Bethmann, dat dose dastard Americans call deir flag do "StnrB and Stripe's." BETHMANN: "Dot vos so, Majestat, and I fear we Bhall soon see der first and feel der second."-From London Bystander. F Ba&y Buster sets up a mighty clatter if he doesrit gettusKrumbtes tbe moment the doth is laid. And Mother makeshii chew- it. That* what brings out the flavor and gsodness in KmmMeS, the whdie- Bitram-wheat (bod- Xodkibr this sigbattn* '^imt-ilt.CF.Cg^ TORONTO (Canada) Krumbies All Wheat Ready to�at. Mult is Cauda , Keep Beautiful We have the Requisites BE "THE WOMAN BEAUTIFUL." You can hay* luxuriant glossy hair; pearly teeth, smooth hands and a! toft, clear healthy akin If you will use our hair tonles and beautifiera. They are free from harmful Ingredients, _ " Remember, it Is easier to keep your hajr than to restore It when It falls! It is easier to keep your,beauty and complexion than to overcome aallownesa and wrinkles. Begin today. Use OUR Beautifiera. WE HAVE IN STOCK A COMPLETE LINE OF MELBA GOODS \ CUTEX PREPARATIONS, PIVER'S PERPUMES PALMER'S PERFUMES See the New Crystal Bath Salts. Beautifully Perfumed. AT The Frank Hedley Drug C& Pte. Frank Suggitt of Coalflnle, who enlisted with the HiRlilanders here, writes tlto following very Interesting letter to IiIb parents describing something qf the f.lght at Vimy Ridge. He also encloses' some very interesting photographs he took from a German captured in the fight. France, April 24, Dear Folks:', No dottht you- have worried a little at. not hearing from mo more during the past few days, but I suppose you know that this was a pretty strenuous time-Uto beginning of the spring- offensive. Wo are out now for a few days rest, which we need, all right. Well, once more the Byng- Boys ha:i their usual hard part, to play, and they made good In the dashing and thorough manner as only the Byng Bnys can do it. The Canadians took every objective with comparative ease as compared with the Somruc,. although they lost a good many men at some points, mostly UtrougU trying to go on past their objective and running into our own barrage. The 16th, wh>rp most of the 113th lads are. were CL't up pretty badly, and some of my best pals are gone. George Piper, whom you vemember I used to wrestle with at Sarcee was killed. We were in close reserve when the first line of attack went over, when the objective was reached we were rushed in to consolidate the positions, and beat oft counter attacks. However^ Krltzy was completely routed and fell back for a couple of miles, so we went over the top and followed him. We didn't get into close quarters with him, but he bothered our advance all he could with machine guns and artillery, and we lost quite a few men. We advanced three times, digging ourselves in on the new positions. We went forward about two miles. The weather was fierce and the rain and mud hindered our advance. There was no chance for shelter, rest, or sleep for a number of days, and Frit* had us under observation and pounded us with everything he had, while we were far out or touch with our own guns and couldn't shut him up. So you see we had a pretty stiff time of it, �nd I'm glad it's over. I don't think we will have such a hard trip again. There seems to be no doubt as to the success of the spring offensive and the end seems just a matter of months. '*� I have seen hundreds of German prisoners and have of course been all through country that he had held a few hours previous. Our artillery barrage was something awful., There (s no wonder*the Germans had little fight left in them when we went over the' parapet. irial of Union Pacific standards will satisfy all who travel of their superiority.  UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM O-W. R. R. & N. CQ. The water-level route-protected by Electric Automatic "Safety" Signe.t9-biBh-clus trains carrying sleeping, dining, observation as well as steel day cars. Nothing slighted that might iinure comfort and convenience in travel. Time folders, descriptive literature and travel help cheerfully given upon application to L. E. OMER, T. F. * F.M� Centra Street. CALGARY � I i ' �l a. .J SHO POLISHES BLACK WHITE TAW Keep Your Shoes Neat K i UAL. L L Y CO..,' CANADA L t u HAMILTON , ("AN. ;