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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LETIIBIUDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1911 GKRMAX PUISONKRH MARKETS FRIDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg" Nov. and closing prices on Grain Eichaneo today were as Open H9U November December .May .Oata--' Xovt'iirber December May Flax- November December May Winnipeg Cash Prices Xo. l Northern Xo. 2 Northern Xo. o Northern............. Xo. 4....................... u No. 6....................... Close 110U 123 H THRILLING MADE PRISONERS IN THE TRENCHES 'A o( German prisoners being marched through the streets of Rheims by French cuirassiers. Oats-- No. 2 C of the most ilranuili adventures of the war is which bol'cll Korean t-Muioi 5S% Mi'.ekny, of ths Motor Trans j port (Arrriy .Srn'icc af- ter befhu; captured liy.t-hr CJcrraans li'2% toKothefjvlth the lion! Geoffrey Pear- son, Lord Cowriry's.soii, managed, to escape in safety, while his companion was killed. This is Ihr story of Ser- ai 9 U scant-Major Mac-Kay's escape, told in HG his own words (telegraphs a special 111 correspondent of "ThjT Daily Mail" in TOti "H was on lire retreat from Mons. (leofTrey Pearson and I wore acting motor cyclists with the motor i transport. We were going along straight piece of road with open Youngest Lethbridge Recruit Thinks English People are the Best Ever No. 3 C." W.................. country on either side, and were let- Extra i'Feed our machines out for all Uicy No. 1 Feed worth. We were alone. Suddch- Xo! 2 Feed without the least warning, we seemed to ride into a perfect hail- ;j 70 stnrm of bullets, which came from i No. 4 'somewhere on our left. Ahead of us i Rejected roat' raa a little wood. Feed.............. fJQMs i on, Jeff, we'll ride for said, and'we dashed through mi OF Calgary. Nov. 6. Representatives but much of its work could only be; of labor organizations, cities of the done in summer time.. There is 'lots j province, ttc Provincial and Donna-'or worlc to bc donc this winter but! ion governments met here this morn- 1 N. C....... 2 C. W........... American Minneapolis December..... May.......... December..... 11.1 USTi Mayor Uardie said no works were'' i xor ing to discuss present unemployment going on there at all, except those of Nor' conditions in tie province. Among ths city. He .thought, the Dominion No" 3 those present were Hon. Chas. Mit- should be urged to proceed with pub- NO' 4 cheil, .Mayor Siunott, Calgary May-'He worts. The raihv in safety. Hardly had we entered the 120u! wood I'elt, however, than we rode in- i to a group of German J 30 oi about on either ii-ii' i of the road. They immediately fired at us. We saw tho game was up, there .was no getting a way from them at all, so we tumbled ofi our bites, put up our hands, and surren- dered. The Germans came lumbering at wilvi shouts of delight, and when thi saw wo were British spat at u struck us, and pushed us about." TAUNTS AND JUERS "On inquiry we ascertained that OFF TO SEE BIG LONDON i.UHL'Vn Mayors of cities Mounted Grenadiers (Grenadiere Z They took us before their ca tain, who spoke English well, LOCAL MARKETS GRAIN' 1.03 'No. 1 1.03 1.00 No. 2 Red 1.00 -t'5 Xo. 3 Red .'J5 -............00 No. -i Red .90 _ ,-ilways might be iu- 2 C W 45 Hardic, Lethbndge Secretary auenctd to use western coal and I IVE STOCK............ Farmilo. of Alberta Federation ot more miners employed. Hon. Mr. i (live) C cows 5 Labor, President Ate... Ross, oi Cai- Mitchell said the government had ton he.ferl i' -veal U gary Trades Council, and other labor doing a lot ol work. More roads V- wethers snd considerate. 'I icgre j representatives. Ales. Ross was in .usual tad He suggested I dressed 7 to 9 'i he said, 'that since yo the formatim. fine T canuot to do enough. I v.-as in one. of thy sraall villages here aiter- noou and t-he people "were asking aH kinds of questions about Canada, and every- lady we met wanted us" to I come back and .have lea -jvith them One-cannot imagine, what this c'oun try-: is like tin til they have seen it There is a village every few miles and. all-kictis of .trees. Ross sailed co the Roval Edward oae q( the biggest oi the transport- -its wheat' j Don't worry about war prices on foods Serve "FORCE." jail's wheat! The abundant mineral matter in "FORCE" builds bone: The gluten and other elements make sturdy flesh and rich, red blood. A nrevibua-.dispatch reported the re; .'frqni cabinet Cahbage Onions Turnips Beets' Carrots H 1.85 1> .02 .02 just as glad that he was not able t do so, as neither of us was rcconci ed to the idea oi being locked up i Germany for the rest of the war. "Tho Germans treated us sham fully. They gave us nothing to e; and" taunted and jeered at .us at e' cry opportunity. That night we spen rt in the open lying oa'thu roadside he twecn two men. We had no. overcoat and it was most bitterly cold, been so cold ii HIV life as that night. Tho mounted Grenadiers, f HEAKTS MONDAy were gcing off. somewhere else, vhanc ed us over to a regiment of infantn which was advancing; in the -diroctio of Paris. This was the King _o Spain's regiment of infan terte (Hegi'mcnt No. and th way those men treated us a" re velation of German hrutality. The; look a sheer delight m knocking twi defencelesu Britons prbddiiij us with their bayonets, jabbing iu DEATH IN A BAKN; AN, INCIDENT'IN THE AISNE BATTLE Every growing child o u s h t to eat -FORCE" with breakfast. No simpler or' more natural food can be found. Withal, it is serve. FIEtD-MARSHAL .FRENCH -PRAISES GOOD WORK OF INDIAN TROOPJ London. Nov. official nres: bureau in a .statement issued yester day navs tribute to the bravery an( adapiabi'iity, of the Indian troops -serv ing ji France ana Belgium saving that thej' are perrormf-ns: a' grea1 work, notwithstariding the fact thai he nature of the country "in whict hey are lighting-is entirely different rom that to which tiiey are accus omed. General French, commander- n-chief of the -BritiBh forces in the ield, has expressed himself as greatly )leased with the showing of these .roops and has sent the following mes sage to the Indian corps cdmmander: "Please congratulate your Indian troops on their gallant conduct and express my gratitude to them." ITALIAN CABINET IS PRO-BRITISH Rome Nov. members of the new Cabinet, Of -which the personnel was announced yesterday, are believ and nonPiench ThB fi! by Premier Salandra Alth toe advice of Baron Sonaino tho ,6 known to sympathize with the British. DR. SAUNDERS LEFT 31 London, Ont., Nov. estate'or was left by the Wm. Saunders, C.M.G., for 25 years director of the Dominion Experimental farms, who (lied September 13. First Stenog: How do you like your lew, boss? Stecond'Stenog: He don'i fcnow no morp aJbout gramirar spell- a foam in the next fold i t to', anVpimctuatlon I do he's jes rttrm wnere rmmd f out Plain Deal- berman shell hHUng the barn. It knoc! An account of a. night spent by a private now1 wounded in a provincial hospital has been portras'erl by the art- ist of the London Graphic. "We spent the night in a barn '-which was.being shelled 'by the Germans. When bullet, found me it was dusk and as there was little chance of 'being picked up I started to crawl away, i reached found seven wounded men. I lay Uere till there was an awful crash, caused by a :ked out several of our du la the morning the place was a wreck and use Sunlight." 'With Fleece as White as Snow' YOU may wash your choicest blankets with never a fear as to the result if you use Sunlight Soap. They will come irorn tlie tul) as clean and sweet-smelling as the day they were woven, and they will dry aa soft as the fleece on Mary's lamb. Sunlight saves all the rub'and wear and doesn't do the slightest injury to fabric or hands. A S5.000 guarantee proves the absence of any adulterant or impurity. Ask for Sunlight and you receive satisfaction. All gmrr.ru sell and recommend it s G. A BAR Ujfe This gave rao idea'For1 mT escape. As soon as t .Germans t" 'oiiCgoS boil with the'hutiis of their-rifles, and, unconscious of the ex-prisoner above them. 61 the loft J had old man pottering iliey ordered! Us t'6 carry th'eir packs} Deserted village unheedfd "I; saw tlrai discretion was'in this byv t-ljfe CJ-er.ifia'ps. This case the betler "piirt 'hf valour, so I .ook the ope handed. a wort, but Geoffrey Tiatty refused, liko the high-spirited fellow he was. They hit him over the head with the butt- end of a rille for that. FORCED INTO THE .TRENCHES "The Germans took us on with them on their advance'against the 'rcnch. Outside :.near a vil- age called Yarredes, they made us into the trenches with them. We jad a terrible experiencR there. We vcre thrust in the line with the rest mder a tcrritic fire from'the French The'French shrap- lei was-awful.'The Uerroans fell like ,ies and their ;botlics began to pile ip in, t-he trenches.' ''I had a' good opportunity of see- the house 1 came ise next door, ami found a set of peasant clothes, which I 'donned. Then, in order complete my make-up, I. got a calf from the village, and, leading it, passed un- recognized right through the German lines into the French. None of the Germans took tho faintest notice nf me! have got t-hat pea salt suit still and mean to keep it as a souvenir of my experi- ence. BACK TO THE BRITISH fell'in "with the French in i wood. I saw cavalry .and, thinking they were hid, but presently discovered they -were .French. At first fcho French took me for a spy, hnt oo me or a spy, u ng the German soldier.: under fire, j one. Of (heir oflicers who spoke EIIK- md T must say he'is plucky enough. I jjsh Wcll, soon recognizeil me, ami Te seems to be imhucilwith a kind {passed me through to the.. British: .V ii Oriental and goes about is duties stolidly and quite heedless jf the bullets living around. The of- week la-ter I returned to Vorreries anil found the body of poor Giioltrey lying where I left it. I buried it simply drive their men on, lay-; with the assistance of sowi- ng about them on all sides with the peasants, anu" planted a cross, with iat of their swords. By this time Geoffrey and I had u its enough of .tlie gentle German. Te were wrary of ;the continual buse and the bad treatment. In the renches were constantly exposed o the risk of being shot by the French or-British, so we came to the onclusion that in might as well take a sporting Imnce and risk being shot by the jerinans in an attempt' to escape. A DARING. DASH We decided1 to'make a dash for The Germans, wern all busy A the fight, to turn the name and date, on the grave, tlie position of which 1 carefully noted, so that it can be easily found later 3IR. PEAK-SOX'S GRAVE 1'cacson's grave lies in the mid- dle of a smiling plain, the bat-, t-lcfield of the Manic. It is close to the village of Verreddes, whore blackened walls, gaping shell holes, and weeping women) distraught at the disappearance of their husbands, in the German hands, mark the passage of the "Roches." spadefuls of brown e-arils between a haystack and the away -unpercciyfid.out of ihn oad rjTlioil .Jick a Tcu. renches and through- the. long s of- withc-rcrf nowors hen we were .about .two or three, t, 6 rateful remembrance by the undred yards away--.ths Ay Of village women, mark 9 his last resting-place.. "By instinct, I suppose, I flung lyself Hay on my and I notic- l that Geoffrey Pearson did the ame. Seeing that -we did not move, ic Germans took no, further notice f us, and I lay there fir three hours ithoufc moving. by very cau- cus reconnoitring, I ascertained that trenches yvere empty ami, that ie German's liad gone. EASY TO DARKEN YOUR GRAY IlAlU Try Mix Sage Tea and Sulphur and brush it through your taking one strand at a time. When you darken your htir ..with .Sago Tea and no one can "I turned to Geoffrey, who had lain tell, 'because it's done so naturally, so nmobile from the monent. that we j evenly. Preparing this mixture, 1 hail'-feared at seeing' though, at llome is mussy and troublo- m lie so still was true. He was 50me. For 50 cents you can buy at shot through tlujany drug store the ready-to-use tonic. j called i'Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur "I hart to leave him where he lay j Compound." You just dampen nd creep away tor any jsponge or soft brush with it and draw oment I fce de.tecteii where 11 thig through your taking'one as in the middle pf.the, 'plain, tjsmall strand at a time. By morning und a loft in Hie village of Ver- ]aii gray hair disappears, and, after on- ilrtes and stole in ppllcatlon or two, your hair be- ell that I hid, for fevcning' comes beautifully darkened, glossy ie Germans cams' bacV--. P.our of and luxuriant. You will also discover nnlv two nf iis alive." hem installed' themselye'stMn raieath tho loft. For two ifays'tli inained there, in and out, poking their meals, chatting and nghing "while I .lay, hidden in the ai ahorc I vas in a iciy bail and from want of food, hill I coOM HOP heir when I dandruff "is'gone and hair has stopped falling. Gray, faded hair, though no dis- grace, is a fllsn of old age, ant] as we all. desire a youthful' and attractive ippearance, get busy at once with VVyeth's Sage and Sulphur and look >eam younger Sold by J. D. Hlgln- d( the Germans below me ill bothjm A Co, Limited, ;