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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta .FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1914 ..T.HE I, B Til BRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE NINE PANK1IU118T LECTtJJUS. IN Ttlfe UNITED STATES HEKOKS OF KA'jfl) ON DUSSELDOUF, in Without having disclJsed her Identity -to fellow passengers on- the trip from England." She .'.i..' lias -planned a-'series of lectures on.-the ,war to be delivereuVin the; American cities; On the left is Sijuadrou Commander A. Spencer R.X.. leader of the expedition; in the centre la Lieut Marin, who destroyed a Keppeliu, and on the right in Lieut. Sippe also in the expedition. FRENCH E WIFE OF J .R. McLEAN. WELL- KNOWN RANCHER, IS DEAD A rcniarkitble description of the terrific fighting in the mud-filled tranches ;ilor.g the Aisiie is given in the diary of a wounded French sol- dier, extracts from which were print- ed iu the Now York Herald. Ho writes; Like caricatures fashioned of mud, suddenly called to life, hobbled fry out of the holes where we had lived under a hell of bursting shells, scaring flame, and nauseous gases for days. We were relieved by other .troops, who saluted ns as they passed. Did 'we salute I do not remember. I only know ray weariness was past a physical sensation. I was a dead man, who somehow the pow- er of moving. AVft were -marched to the cast.Io farm of Goudrecourt, near Fontenoy, north of the Aisiie; iu short, buck of the table laud, where Ve were ahm. Sunday. Here 'we slept, despite the fih ells Which screamed they looked, sleeping ou the gentle slopes. Since then 1 have aeon sn many my eyes arc si-art'd. Our French look so smai'i and quiet, after they cease crying out in pain, and die. Their knapsacks are little; their lilue overcoats twfet about them in fiiicli a "ludicrous, way. 1 have gotten so when 1 see dead .men I let my eyes fall on their hands the hands that are always stretched so. wide, as if they sought something. And on them I see so many little gold bands that are wedding rings. Back to Trenches Again All, of Saturday, while we rest and eat and eat, great warm meals, and seek' water that we may 'wash, the shells como. Wo watch the great walls about 'this castle farm crumble in jets in white smoke, and we shud- dei- 'at the .explosions that seem to come a raoiriont after. All of us clean our arms, so rusted by tliu oternal rain, that wii'l never stop. Our officers put in order the wavering and mixed units, and that night we are told to go back) to our posts. But our officers agree to let us rest. At- two or threo o'clock Sunday morning, in again and went over us and tore at the walls, biting in them fireat, livid holes. 1 thought of my .first day of war on the crest above Flachslariuen. in Al- sace. I saw there my first varian dragoons. My God! How big Kluck" is. again' reported .id -lie. .''hacking Lib thioiigh" Coast; In the are in need oi an Overcoat 'br'Syjifr 'and in order .-to cut piices to .the'- Jiniit. "Chir '.'ad, is oi: hut -ne say j out to; the letter Eead. what we oflei; At's prftfitable reading. ''_ Suits ,-Men's-Elegantly Tailored .Serge Suits, ex-- at unheard of values.: 4-S28.0fcSeFge Suits.. Sale Price Jgl 00 v Suits. Sale Price. Suits. Sale Price'i Suits. Sale Price C1--1 "Amazing 'Bargains in Men's Suitsi I'Hand-tailpred 'Fashion Graft' Suits, yels'of good styles, exclusive Sale fig Sale JOf 75 Suits. Sale Price.... Men's Smart Tailored' "K System" Suits; ;a'snaii at Sale Price. Suits. Suits. Sale Price.. Sale Price. coats "Fashion Craft" Smart Men's cleverly; designed, faultlessly tailored, stunning models. See them and s.Ure to win youi Sale Prica Overcoats. Sale Price Intern" Men's Hand-Tailored- extreinely handsome, exclusive "K> Sys- tern" Styles SalepnccS16.45 Sale Puce ttl 1 ftK LOT NO. 1 Collared Overcoats first shellj rubber muer lining collar. Splendid value''at LOT NO. 2 Fur Collaret! Inghest qualrfo .Jfeitpavshell, heavy Seigo lining, cliamois inner lining. A bargain at sO Gloves feojii -arid; Mpcllft Sale Pi ice -Eiiii-. Sale Price silk 01 wool lined, Snedo, 1C Fifth Street back to our comrades in the trenches and redoubts. In the trenches wo crouch while the sheila and1 bullets from the Ger- inan infantry play over alas, ou us. Overhead the nioou Btmggles t in the clouds, for the rain has ceased a little, while mad streaks of white light their way from the German trenches and touch some- where along our line. In a moment there is a screaming shell where the light, 'was, and we know that some of pur comrades have ans'wered France's last call. Germans Come in Blocks We were not paying much attention to anything after two hours of this. We i.iiiRt. rirfid when told Then suddenly jat daybreak the Germans came. Fiftj j'yarda away we saw them, in the streaky light that beckons the sun J in these table lands, They came like solid blocks, which' were machines God! We fired into 'their facea, .and they stretched dead they sometimes shout- Ing, sometimes-puffing. We beat them with the bulk our muskets, and we stabbed them with our ets; It was horrible. They did not j hurt us much, ,for. 'we were iu our" trenches, intoiwh'ieH they tried again and again to jcome. Our. grape- shot tore chunks out of that which, were filled -upA Our Tipped great ho'iesjn it. .The holt's disappeared. We jweve exhausted: Would there never be an end to them? Sometimes one'came into. the. trench. He died, manj aiding him The machine if overflowed us Onjy our reir r was wounded bajonefi ihruif into me a shot, struck etUl I fought on "What else was tfcera to Ke-sp on Conjing and Coming We TV ere exhausted from Wiling ajhemcame ,the order to abandon1 the -trenches There tyere so man.} there would that'order, 'and others Vkho thej iounu thej cpuld not away from, those animals u ho keipi on coming and coming.. They: loQhed horrible-'in .-the new light with stubby, dirty faces their the color of the earth t Lretreated nMh mr company I ;otnrt hardlj go I did not want to full Qeimip h.andsy After two mire's I nas evhattwed I stopped in a which n as "being used afa a tern hospital Ilia Red Cross surgeon who ffiefe said vt was not stfe able to walk le said, I had better-go Already the shells weie striking abouij, I wits onlj little distance off I heard the :hlmder of falling and cries: and I Knew was a target j T walked miles to Vic stir Aisue, i :o tne big Tiay was along j Sie pathway of- ttr% which 'iad been thefe a short time before' Ev erjrthere deUth aqdt desolation 'Hoft sufteis There were tears in my HJ-BS, and tbev were not tears oC pain At Vicsur A.isnef surgeon there, after-treating me sent me, with oth erg, to a sanjtarv train at station of VilUers-C6tteretS{ 20 miles away. ,Viiat a journey' I walked I rode OB. a reigiit .wagon, .r rpdc--cij..tli6-irain. six or eight hours aiterftards, at I 'vraa.sqnt o (he General Hospital During this drig journey what pity, mercy I met' r memories of'that st In those trenches with those beasts about'me, I see that the courage of country still In ita TV omen They us dainties fro'ni their'poor and thay wefep over Us It ts tnfS v.hlcli makes us coifragfious; make UB Victor- ious over those no% 1 ttmtfifere We are till have'the'at- ifrrdajice of the best physicians iji and we above all the caie of the Cat! oMfi SlsUn of Char-, it> t How shall I praise enough these angels on earth7 Of infinite good ness are they, without sentimentality or affected sensibility. So I have s'een. thorn where death and destruc- tion abounded, and so I see .them here j-llie same- In these women one finds no that In rcalitj only solfishnesH projeoted for self satisfaction One ftndg the good- ness of great souls the goodness of a pltjr that IB divine Here IB the iplrlt of France France still Here's your chance to buy your Suit or Overcoat Satur- day at ,heafly..'. Take your choice of any Suit or Overcoat in the House, sold regularly up to for SPECIAL XO. 2 Any lint in the house iiicliuliiis John JJ. stetsonv....... SATURDAY SPECIAL NO. 3 20 dozen-Neg'iigpc Shirts, Tookc and G. E. makes, sold regularly up to 75c SPECIAL N0.4 Stanfield's heavy riljhed Underwear, regu- lar price SATURDAY SPECIAL XO. 5 r '25% (iff sill Sweater Coats. SPECIAL NQ. ii 1 lot-Men's fiiie Shoes, sold regularly up -SATURDAY SPECIAL NO. 7 Men's -Hosiery; Cashmeres and 'Bibbed Worsteds, regular price 35c Saturday 5 pairs for Men's JUaiiiierWork Shirts 25% off. It's it's It's a money saving sale. Don't stay away and lose. Terms Cash. THE 2 ?M'S" McKelvie Kirkham Block McGuire Solid sizes, button or lace Shoes for wom- en in patent and gun rnetal leathers Special Broken sizes in but- ton or lace for wom- en. Special Rubber Footwear of all Descriptions for Wet Weather in all Sizes Foot Toggery ;