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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta "t i anadians On The Western Frpnt Captured Germans On the British Western advance dressing station near the line.' On the British Western bnsy scene at aa ammunition duiap behind the Canadian lines. .--riioio iy loa'ttsy o; c. P. R. _ '.-On Wwten of the captured by the r French Prmce Arthur of IJeui.Cren'ersil Sir'rJulian Byng.'in- to'the British WeBlern'-'Froat.i-iH.M. Pigeon Ser- restsd.in a which wu captured; by tbtv trench, x 'V. Pftol'o by conrleiy 'oj O. Hovy ;TVlcn ftwirri' takei iwdc bj orir traopi. nxit CuwlUQ ttW Cuwllu CoestrucUpn ti' c: W, p, JUnwr, Ion 'Snglteer -'of Conifmettwi UnM oen< on to coraoani Canflj dUn Rfliwir 'CoSBlriftlfn France. Besides harlo; dlaUricllon ilrezd; on ho mtnlloMdln despaUkii r. 7.000 rec'rnlU many ijr adfljng 'glory "of tlio rajlf oilj fa Ih France.'" e OreiPSeas. Conrtrnction rendered! by thcM-bViiirny recrurta from Hie, railway, systems of tho Do- mlnlon.' The" artlOa sSya: i pile .bricks overgrown with wee'da anil-arslth with a rasp I'jcaUon designate former village, 'where roads "altogelhcr dlgap- peared add even crosscountry trails melt slBglo.nlghl'r'iha Canadian railway-men cqnjlriicl and maintain their lines..'They aro'shellcil It pe.rtilBtenlly and U jqlubio-lhaa tbe'lifanlry, yet.'. Oorpi ths rails u laot as the armijsa advance. caurlcw of C. r. tbe of'a ol 'tnV Tna Depart- And forward over repaired' and men Hike. Iho railway troops exclLsmcnl.1' pluck Is thuj to 'carry on1 at his job. ol mtudlng lines Destroyed hy Ifun shells, EO that more ammunition could bo rushed up. Finally, his urn got to painful, he decMed to. go forward, on tho track that hod been rccndcd, (o an ad- vanced dressing elation that he knew of. 1119 wound had been by comrade. Nnd his Vas tied iin In an Improvised sling. Samson cllmbcil on n tractor which was haullnn a IralnJozJ of Stokes gun ammunlllon, When they got to a Junction near the front lino boih guard end driver wero wounded from a.high nnck io try and tcl tHc bYQliea oo cars, Samson camo across the womiii- cd He had often knocked olt Ihe lop of Ihc (ruck, and. lib foot ratchlng In (he frnmcwork o( tnc csr, he was being .dragged along wllh 111? hend and shoulders bumping on the hillnpl. The panadlnV jpr-canl re- foot, but (nllcd In'lils nl-' (tnint him -up Info raplaly moving tar, Abut iltcd yards ahead was another Rmra'i nltlon.lraln, Its carco 6t high elve shElls bcin? unloaded nt-a bat- wounded by.splkilorsjrom hiek nnS Jilpslvo alien. triln bad'' knowledge at JjraKlng.ilcaVnca on t madiflho crest or- the Uoc' Ihf gathering momentum every Eeto'nd (ho driver of tho trnctor Bang the Samson mn. nircd 16 slow down bis train Just nl I reached and iteas, Aug., 1917--Ayear BED ieew.offMH rf the of the fallen are (awtyi arefrfty.tdidfd; the i'ttncb irapoI'Snei ;