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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LETHBRIDGB DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19,1918 PTE. DUPEN, 22 MONTHS A PRISONER Altogether the method of travel wasn't fit for cattle, let alone men. Had to Eat Dog-Meat Dulman was n sort of concentration and quarantine camp. Everybody hud to take a bath and be fumigated on arrival, Mill within the next few day* tliey were Inoculated five 'lines and | vaccinated once. There was little {Work to do but thip fact was more thou counterbalanced by the rotten food. A little square of black bread a day, subst'tnte coffee, soup and Mlnking meat was the daily menu. There, was Tolling il story of hardship.- er.dur- , and then i'.ts: experiences seemed no milk or sugar. The meat was dog *d In German prison campt; over r [ mighty mme. jmont. It was enought to turn a man period cxtendinc from Jiiiic :';kI. IM1 harged {rom tnroe dispersal centres, n of the the Hed Crona parcels to arrive. Pte. ^monton (.'a Dupon didn't know why unless It waR prison camps no better than hellholes j Two Generals There Also hasn't tended to soften Pte. Dnpen's ; !' is rsGur remnrkr.bio- that Brig.- -V great four span bridge was being heart towards the ravisUers of Bel- ii.-aer.il Y-":iH-�m.-. of the Canadian* eie.ted by prison labor. The party �lum. > w�* in th- satin- *;i-- ed and dark. From six in the niorn-nfternoon: In the fall of ing parly-bridge construction on the that the Gorman transportation sys-Ithlue five kilometres from Coblontz. torn was overloaded and couldn't han- dle them. He blames it on the German military authorities. At any rate algary and Medicine Hat. Trains ot'-tiiO men for each of these point* will be made up at the ports of debnrkntlon and brought direct went, their passengers to be distributed to flual addresses in Alberta after BLUE RIBBON TEA. � f� I? Most grocers sell. BLUE RIBBON TEA and most people drink it. Do you have it in your home? Ihosn tour months showed what would chinB the thre,. demobilisation ata-bave happened tho boys without the tlimg aid of the Red Cross. They got vory thin and weak, and broke out with This plan awaits formal ratification IfUS P'r. Dupen. who \vaa then in \.�|1 of a general 'canting IS rents n dav on the bridge thnl has been luld before the . nnnnrlttln n 11 * ll r� r i t I #� U IU' t ID (IP mil" i- i BRITISH DELEGATES of Cue ^eioud Tunnelling Company Gerrunti village.. .,- real live Canadians physically after that and quite often produced the foodstuffs saw to it that �which loft t'aienry on Janttarv l">[h. 19 Ul. Captured at Yprea Third Forty days' training In Knqland .:r..i then on to t'ae front. Th" party of which Pic Pupen was a member react-.-ed France on March Kth. and wen: thr savag iron! t.i- ' ountry lndtat-.-. Then for three day* the t partv travelled in box cars landing j ;c Pultnan. Westphalia. This was- a terrible trip, Sevntj men were lnnd-'( irt.> eneh box car. v.hich are far from being as large as ;h" box cars red enjoyed themselves in a quiet way at enough was hid away to feed thcin- ic expense of the German guards. A Hunger Strike It was while in this working party selves pretty well. At Six Cents a Day! Paring this time he slept in a bar- VP to the front line* on M. Patrick's tis-M in this country. The doers were TMr. For a couple of in- r.'.hs they enjoyed ?n:>ie excliOnunt. b-;r im dune 2nd the third liitile of Ypres opened. kept clojed. and the windows wer very- small and let ta ^ery little airj. There wer' tri convenience whatever. method of dealing with the que^tiin. First Needed, First Returned j It is practically certain that the ' men will not be brought back in bat- j lalions. Tile mure probable plan will  be that they will be returned accord- ; lng to the trades most likely to be quickly absorbed In Canada. Farmers, 1 for instiince. will be given almost firs' place. So far as possible, it is thought, ( the pre'ereuce will be given In mar- j ried mep who have been oversea��r.>! Ahbtim. in i i,. .1__. a i.,. . wuuld anl0;int ,J anything, and any- charge of administration af'nlrs, and ing them there was a good dinner Wll>. wilh M, ,,. minion, from ,he w|,, ofn,.,a,, ut the department ,f Husulan front the iiritisu and French labor. The lam-- proposes tu estab would be licked before tho Yanks Hal, u wymoni of national employment .,,,,. ... T, , ... ':0!,1,! �rrive. This was the solemn bureau* throughout the dominion, and , !?ys vwmldn t qui . Then he tried * MM (l{ tlu. p,.,,,,. oJ uermuny last lhe co-operaUo,, of the provincial g,v \n interpreter was secur- f�n. and it was Generally atceptn,! ernM1,n,; hA, |,....., :...k).,, ,,r , ... . that February of this year was the,-- pip and down the lines, whispering to,lUto gel to flmjIiv w(n Uip war , .the boyv ao te.at the fellow* along- wae thin confidence only which made i side couldn t hear. "}ou might a� well and as Mr. S'.utehbnry beard It in Ottawa. Is that the men will be allowed before leaving F/ngtaitd and France to fcelec.t tlielr points !h� west will be SHIPPING LOSSES London, Nov. IS.-Since allied ship: ping has been convoyed on the various sen routes lending in the principal Kurnpeiiu ports, more than L's'.ooo.ODO tons of foodstuffs and .15,000.000 tons of wnr munitions have been brought, to l-higUind alone. The total number of vessels which have crossed the seas in convoys since the inception of the system up to lnt" October was .nj.720, with a total ioss of .51 per cent. Itefore the system was introduced Great Hritain was losing about lo per cent of the food ships. Convoys reduced this loss to approximately 1 per (i-nf. in moving lhe Argentine grain crop. .107 ships with a total tonnage of 1,-liirt.nim tons crossed the Atlantic In numerous convoys to Itrltlsh. French and Iti.Hen ports with the loss of only onv quit. No use trylnrc to put this over wou)(1 K[vo a prusmier of> war ulmost alone.-' or words to that effect. Then anytj,|ni, for a cake of soap, they re-he would pass on and baleful glances ,.(.|vmi meat onic once a week und would be exchanged between ihe men |hat ,4.as , v,.rN ,mQ)1 port|o,, while of the party, each of whom thought ,v t mo,un the German la�t week was reported toJay upon the doctors diagnosed his trouble aa tub- reatoratlon of wire communication ------...---->, ... �- ...... nrouloMts of tho spine. Ae a ro�ti!t he with points hIoiik the coa�t. cel.yo that out.ide the ml*erable bar- i, the main tamp at Lim- ,, addition to the steamer '- ^ "* ^ -p"-lua which wu, abat.doi.ed and ,., wererit so nan. tne noyg aiant wor ^ slorm off (,aiM. *^   �, i 0 u �i i. Holland border for final examination Sunday, Hie steamer Luke Manitoba. , p�rc',' Much SieKneae . ,, r0B ,j>,.-!,ian doctors. lie was �, iCi KrMi lm,, and two schooners But the last four mouth* In the P�.; x.rayeord�r and went to Rotterdam and total wreck and the schooner Richard thence to Filmland. In London Jin was u^dilcum was badly damaged when welcomed by bis parents, who are liv-, ,hn struck on Bunker Island. The for- IMPORTANT Red Cross Issues Circular Regarding Needs of Society Workers Are Urged Not to Allow the Conclusion of Peace to Interfere With Red Cross Activities 0 Zaaa-Buk la Med by th* to!-allera for aore haada.froatbltdsiolat �rack�, rata, aoree of all kinds (including gat aoret), and aore and bltatered feet. It it put up In tint ot convenient alia for carrylug ZaavBuk U jatt m nec�a�ary, toe, at borne for Injuria* and akin trouble* ot all kind*. All djoatort or Zaan-Uok CA, Toronto, Sac box, 3 for $1.25. Send this advertiacmeut and lc *tamp(for return postage) to Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, aad recetv* KREK SAMPLE. In the pocket so that a man can hav* It band/ to apply at tho right moment. When an Injury is treated imaaadlately with Zant. Buk, there is no danger of feater. ing or blood-poisoning. ing there A Pleatant Surprise Pte. Unpen >-,ays ho got the surpris of his life in l^mdou. Ho mounted a uier waa towed bacK to Yarmouth, leakliiK. l^iht reiiorts iroiu lhe Cascapodla v.'oru that the bulk r.itb mill afloat ;\n tlilnfiH he paMM d was a baker s iiliop H,(mld not ,;f) a uumAC0 to navigation, w th the window* full of fine lookinK b11 Jlttnili) 0I1 board were taken off by whito bread or it looked to hint to bo th(j |lrltuh ateamer Helleroppon. Tho pure white after the black br�ad he c^geaoedla sailed iroiu thia port foi had been living ,m for 'iZ mouths iu Bl johna, Newfoundland, late Thuw Ucrmany. There seemed to �>o plen- witll It {uU ,.arg0> U)Uch ut whk.h ty of evorythinK n� compared with ha(, be(tn brought from New York and Germany, and he knew then that the (Jerman story that the British were Boston. Barly Sunday morning radio operat- or. * off than the Qermana In the ,r8 here plcke(J Ul, a pa, ri,.l(ling. matter of food was a He made out of i whole cloth. Other Local Boys There aiii-Buk 'Cancapeditt is sinking; send as- i �l*tance." A aecund niedBuge, u short time lut I'te. Dupou in glad to get back to'er, aaid tho steamer waa "Kinking LethbridKe. He is glad to find coudi- fast." The marine department sent tioim no prosperous here, and expect* several rescue vesuclH. Other steam-to remain in the city. He will l>e here er* which beard the call also hurried to welcome back a number Of Loth- to the �lnt the diiiferin': by ovory im-alis In their power. The organization of the l:i il Ciii!^ iu Albeiiii has been placed ul the tlhtpoNiil of lhe Public tl� ilili Di-piii'liiient. and ftrd C.-'--: Supplius have been sent to Indueit/1 patients in all pans of liie Province. I'nder the�e i ircuiii-t:inct w> take this oit 'war. Its work lias lieeii limited to ttic .-ellef of Hick and Wounded Soldier*, in tin- um.-lloi.uioii of the condition of Prist ners of wur and to those Chilians who have sutfered as i( direct result of war. A meeting of lb,- Central Council of ilie Society will be held in Toronto on the HOtb iust., after which we hope to be in a positltiu to finiiish ipforiuutton us lo tlm demands which are llkeiy'lo lie made upon the Heal Cross durliiK the coiiiIiik uionlbs. In tho meantime we would like to point out to cur llraiicjies tbut even with the advent of Peace, there should be no lessening of lied' Crosa effort. All workers are reminded that: lll Hetl i.'rosn .Supplies und Comfort)) will he needed for Blclc and Wounded Holdiers for soiuo coiislderablo lime lifter hostllltlsi liuvo ceased. (21 The nt-eds of our Invalid floliliors who are roturnlug home must be met und comforts und supplies will be required ill Canadian Military Hospitals for many i:.omits to come. I".i At liie present time, the attention of the Canadian Red Cross , Is directed to tho pitiful conditions existing amongst HefURcus of Allied Nations returning to their homes with practically no clothing, and in urgent need of assistance; ul�o to the. retiulromeiits of our forces in Hibi ria and to the net-tin of our allies in that country. Fuller inform itlon in regunl to this work is expected in tho course of th* next few days, anil will be tuaUtt public. During the past four years, ibo work ot the Hod Cross has become one of the most important factors in our national life, and as such it is 'elt that the possibility of utilizins this great' organisation for promoting the hcalili and welf.rre of the C'Miiidiau people lit time of peace, must be considered. This question will bo fully discussed at Hi" coming meeting of the Central Council on the ytitU inst., at whioB representatives from Alberta, will be present. The results of till* .Conference will be laid before our people as soon us posBiblo thereafter. In tho meantime wo usk that you will direct the attention of your workers to the Information contained in this circular. Yours laithfiiily, R. B. BENNETT, President." MARY PJNKHAM, MARY E. WAAGEN, Joint Sscrotarles, Alheriu Provincial Branch. Ad. C ;