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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIPAV, NOVEMHBK 6, THE LETHBKIDGE DAILY PAGESEVEW THE VICTROLA AND THE FAMILY-No. 3 says, "The Vidrola has given more enjoyment to all of us than anything I ever at so comparatively small a cost too. "I've made quite a collcdtion of Victor Records already: Garuso, John McCor- mack, Melba, Tetrazzini and nearly all the great sipgers and musicians as iveii as Harry .Lauder and a lot'of other popular singers are kept pretty busy now, entertaining in my home. "I tell you what! Brown and Jones and the other fellows haye nothing on me now. They can't brag "to ine about their Vitftrolas and classy records any because I've as they have." Vicftrola IV With 15 ten-inch Victor Records Other Victtolas from 50 to (on easy payments, if and ten-inch, double-sided Victor Records at 90c for the two sejectioiu at any "His Mailer's Voice" dealer in any town or dry in Canada. Write for fiee copy of our 300-paae Musical En- cyclopedia I'atmg over 5000 Victor Records; Ask (o hear "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" the famous British Marching Song, on Victor Record INo 17639 Berliner Gram-o-pfione Co. Limited Lenoir Street MONTREAL Victor in Canada Pationize Home Products Mason Risch, Limited Phone 791. 21 WESTERN BRANCHES. 404 5th Strtit South. GERMANS AND BELGIANS SEPAR- ATED ONLY BY SIX-FOOT 'feANK OF EARTH London, Oct. Writing under i Sunday's date from an 'unnamed place In UclRium, a correspondent ot the Daily- News Bays Belgian regiment I am con- cerned with was fifteen clays and nights in the Antwerp trenches in countless engagements, it at dawn, hoping then to rest. It marched forty-five kilometres with shouldered rifles. In the next five days, it ruarchod close on Uvp hun- dred kilometres until it reached the Nieuport ami Dismude line. 13y an er- ror of judgment, it got two days of drill and inspection in place of ing, then it took its place in I the iront line of Vser to face the- moat desperate of the ..German. efforts." The correspondent quoted a young volunteer in this Belgian regiment as follows was evacuated by the 'Ger- mans, and we were sent in at night- fall. As Boon as they saw our li'ghts, they began shelling us. We lost ter- ribly. A number of men ran- up the streets but we got them together. I had about 20 and retired in good or- der. were six hundred when we went in, and must have left" a third there. "In the morning, we moved down to s o: trenches on our bank of the There 'was a farm on our right, and some, of our men were firing at it. The door op- ened and three officers In Belgfeniuni- form came out, shouting to us to cease fire, so sent a detachment UIHPU DOMINION BLOCK Phone 515 20 pound Suck Sugar for with Waslifngton Amilcn. a tine' assortment, C-j 75 per box S1.30. per pound Per dozen. 26c, 35e and Brooktleid Pork Sausage; fresh every per box............... Eaww B. C. 2 pounds for.......... Tomatoes, 3 tins for solid pack, Com, Peas and Beans 2 1'otatoes, white, dry, good cook- ers. Special..price i imlt ton. .lots.' Raisin's, this seasons, 2 for Tea, special blend, per pound _25c "SOc 3 pounds for to the farm and they were swept by machine gun fire from the windows. gu So 1 don't know what happened af- terward about tlie farm. I' lost sight They rtifi- river. .ot it. "We got into the trenches. lay longwise behind a raised a cial bank on our side of the r On the northern end of them were masses of cross trenches protecting ami could hear them muttering, ant them, in case the Germans got across- the sound of their belts creaking an.' the and started to en- o: 'water bot es benig opene and talking near us on the river side of'car tank. It was of earth, perhaps five leet high and six inches thick. On the other side the slope fell steep- ly .into, the river. "I sent a hush along tlie line. listened, quite silent. thought I heard German words, an order pass along on the other side. I crawled up to the bank, not showing my head, you know. It was really about tliree hundred Germans who had stay- ed there on our side under the hank, fearing to cross the river under mil- lire. So we stayed all through the night. Wo did not sleep, nor did they. There was just six feet of piled wtt earth between us. We only whispered, and il filade us They were full of water I was firing loi hours mvself waist high in muddy water. PRIVVTE TOOlv COM5UND "The Germans across the bndgc We could not show head or hand over our hank German machine guns Ehot us from crcviccb m their m khaki bank across tnt ri ur, only WAS There was a thick grey mist hang- ing low m the morning. I crawled on to the bank again, holding my re- volver outstretched. A grey figure, stood up in" the'mist below, close to me He Idoiicd' ffte a British officer He sl'd 'it's all right, I ngUshV.''.and. I said, 'But few jards awaj I was hours and vour accent is no'.t, and I shot him hours dragging our vounded out of through with. revolver fcome of the cross trenches at ftc northern our --n crept bank, but the end of the bank southward, and he- Germans some .oj hmd a mound t.ll there was no more elmibed but, vro fired at cross lire got into the cross the bajonet, A feu men made holevii trenches, The> fired down our lines, the loose eanb so.we fired at each from 'the side: We had to run back, the bank, just here and 1 L nlllic I'nllld tint hlMD US. 'epy to drii there Our guns could not help us, t have fallen and theirs could not shoot across, for r to advance I we were all together, and yet we were not get at each otter. Some of 5 m support I was the men, and ours, got over up Someone kicked lowcr_down, so there was firing now too tired and slee] feet I think 1 must ha' asleep We hau an order to again The French were wuld not get at each otter. Bome_of ire on either wing too tired to get up S me I looked up Thei were three of mv Eric-ads, volunteers ,lifce. myself, We had all joined together. Tliey apologlzfd aod ran They are all-wounded now, butiwe arerall and then and two men were billed near me, sliding down into the water in the trenches. "Spmeboiiy threw a cartridge-case act oss clos.e to me. On a paper inside aio dti' wUUHUCU n 10 i still alive, and I hale been scrawled one -yqrd 'Surrender. onee in tMrtj or more fights did not know il they wanted to "I rot up So did a man lying on surrender or wanted us ,e field m front of me He was bhot f "wrender. BUmer- tht ___ through the head, aad fell back on me, and I saw three men, who: were running past, just disappear I was lying on my face again and.could Rot lift mj head, either through fear or sleep, I don't know which "I found mjself running forward again I called to men lying and running near and held my revolver at them We were all charging with bayonets back at the Germans, who were shooting us from 'our own trenches under the raised'bank. They did not wait for us Thev looked like frightened grey beetles scrambled up away over as tbev pink and down into the river It was db'ath, but we shot at them over the bank. The water seemed lull .of them. crouched in a big trench in muddy uater behind the bank No, we did not sleep, but my head and eyes seeni- ed to go sleep from Dime to time "There were pcrlnps 200 left oi our COO I think ttare was one offic- er lurther along but it was quite dark Some of the men talked verv ous, but we were better placed, so we went on scrapping and crawling round to get a .shot at them. ''Prrbars it .was the French who got" round at the -ends. There was heavj firing. We heard, quite close through the raised, bank, a few slip- ping down on the river's edge, and water splashing. 'Some of us pulled ourselves up onto the bank. I heard our men scrambling up on; either side of me but I could not see them. I think I was too sleepy. I'Shoijted to charge, and then must have fallen on my head, sprawling down the bank "1 the wayj'down with these wounded. There are .fifteen o! us un- hifr here, but-1 .think we came away j-st now with nearly, a hundred of our hundred of He was 'doing gallant 'captain's work, a >oung, Bel- pan private in the ranks, muddy, and- un- speaKably tired in muscle and nerve. His slors is as nearly as .possible in low I heard nhisprnngj his onn words, Interrupted by blanks TREK RESIDENTS TO HOLLAND When approached.-the re.iU.BtB reBembering Hxmv.l., flod test th.y wuM, tlie anjorlty walfclng EM carrj 'ti v. v they THE HONOR ROLL A casualty list which ivas issued under date of October fehe names of 20 officers hilled and 45 wounded. Those who met death at the front Include Captain Lord Richard Welles- ley second son of tlie fourth Duke of Wellington, of the Grenadier Guards; Lieut.-Col. H.'It. Anderson of th9 9th GEO. KERR COMPANY Family Grocers and Provision Merchants Teas and Coffees Salmon, new Horseshoe Now Raisins, per ib ......15c New Currants, per ft New Seedless Raisins, 1b .'JSc Sultanas, 2 for... New Figs, per pkg. 1Ge Swift's Premium Bacon -32C Swift's Prem. Bacon sliced.35C Swift's .Premium Hams -35C Swift's Back and Sliced -30C Swift's Prem. Lard oOc, 75c Swift's Boiled Hams You should eat more Apples, good for your health, easy on your pocket book. Wagner's, Jonathans, Davids, Kings, Homers. Price per box Hunt's Supreme Apricots -30C Hunt's Supreme Peaches -30c Hunt's Supreme Pears ...-35C Hunt's Supreme Pineapple 25C Libby's Pineapple Libby's Peaches, 2 for CARDSTON CREAMERY 1 flrt ;i pounds I >UU MCLAREN'S JELLY 4 packages for MINCED RAZOR This week LE SOLID Extra fine........................ HARICOT Eitra flue ERISTO, THE GRAVY 2 tins for.......................... 25c 15c 20c 15c 35c Special'Candy Sale, 18 varieties, reg. 35c box, on sale 2 His for.. 45C Florida Grape Fruit, large size, 2 for ..........25C Brown and Poison's Pastry Flour, per tin ....._............... -25C Toilet Paper, large roll, 6 for 25c Eoyal Salad ressn 3oc Olives 15c, 20c, 25c, 40c G. B. Pickled Walnuts. .40c McVite Price Biscuits 25 30 35c R-iley's Toffee per cake 25c Eolled Oats 40c Chivers' Jam, 1-ib glass .20c drivers' Marmalade ____ .20c Reduce Your Soap Bill by using Cotton Seed Oil Soap. 1 pound of this Soap added to 12 pounds water will make an ex- cellent soft guaranteed Injure the finest sllki or satina. Price 2 for 25c Toilet Soap, 8 for 25c Phone us your order for Sweet Potatoes, Lettuce, Cucumbers, To- mntoes, Cranberries, Oranges, etc. TELEPHONES-1453 and 15O2 in Iiis own consciousness of events- lapses familiar to men whose mus- cles and nerves are exhausted, but who must still work 011 without sleep. For the following ten hours, with- out pause, he acted as interpreter and most capable advisor in getting long trains of .stretchers with his wound- ed Belgian compatriots down and on to the British hospital ships. Bhopal Infantry, 'and two native In- dian officers. Among the wounded are Lieut.-CoI. Maxwell Earle of the Grenadier Guavus, a member of tlte general staff of the War Office, laout Co! F W B ray, of the 57th Rifles; Cap- tain Hon. C. M. B: 'Ponsonby, of the Grenadier-Guards, second son of the eighth Earl of. Bessborongh; liieut.- Col. L. I. of the Border Regi- ment; Second Lieut. Hon. R. G. Wynn of the ColdstreanV Guards, eldest: son and heir of the second Baron -St.- OB- Hon. F. W. Lambton Killed Hon. Frederick, William Lambton, brother of the .Earl-of Durham, and popular in Jockey club circles, is re- ported among the killed in action Major Leslie d'Henin Hamilton of the Cotdstreani Guards and the, heir- presumptive to Lord Hamilton ofr-Dal: zefi, it is announced today, was in action on October 25. Coal Orders in Pass-Mines Make' Outlook Better fernie, B.C., Nov. Orders for. .-coal which have been scarce lately, are showing signs of revival, three.of the Coal Creek Jnlnea today, and hopes aVe en- tertained of a continued improvement in' orders. Colonel fuel: inspector for the Gieat Northern Railway at this place, is leaving for Seattle tonight, and will "-be gone for several'dayay on a business trip. George Wilson, a farm1 hand, has been arrested at Gait on a charge of stah'bing'-his'employftr, Ales. Good- all Saturday Sale of Women's Ready-To-Wear Cutting prices on all Seasonable Ready-made Garments lower than any previous effort. Look at the figures below: WOMEN'S'WARM COATS Tweeds and Beavers, semi-fit- ting styles, full length. Giving them aAvay Saturday at, each WOMEN'S TWEED SUITS Values up to Saturday price cut down to WOMEN'S SILK DRESSES styles clearing ,otit at a price, Saturday WOMEN'S SERGE DRESSES Values up'to Saturday price SERGE DRESSES Values up to Saturday price BE HERE SATURDAY The Simpson Co., Limited ;