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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1914 THE LETHBRIDGE' DArtiY PAGE SEVEN? 1SSED Work Shirts 45c Men's Pants 2.25 Heavy Denims, Blue, Grey and Brown; regular 75c to Only Tramps and Millionaires can afford to stay away from this Sale To miss it Saturday would be fatal to your pocket book. Now is your time to supply your wants for Mr. Jack Frost is sure to be with you soon. So prepare yourself Men's Pants 2.95 Pants valued up to CL o bfeaes2.35 266 pairs of Heavy Shoes; just the thing for men. lens' Overalls 50c Special for Saturday Underwear 65c Heavy Ribbed Wool Under- wear, "regular grade; This group contains all new Win- ter Suits, beautiful patterns, values up to Saturday This lot contains Hand Tailored Suits, beautiful in design and pattern, regular1 values Saturday Boys Trousers 75c All sizes, regular values up to Boys Trousers All sizes, good patterns, re- gular values up to r TIES I5c Saturday night from 8 to 10, 50c Ties for 15c. Men's Caps 45c Men's Caps, fur lined, regu- lar Caps; SweaterCoatsl.30 Combination colors, regu- lar grade; r Men's Hose 20c Men's Fine Wool Llama Hose, regular 35c grade; Look For the Yellow Signs Look For the Yellow Signs APLAINTALEOFTHE.WAR REALISM AND HUMOR IN A SOLDIER Harold .Asfatpn, in the Chronicle.) This la a faithful copy of tho laboriously in a Driver of tho 1th Ammunition Column 3rd Sec tion, R.P.4. The he. was in the thick 'of. ot not seem to have moved him half so much us the disturbing fact that soon after Hie got on French .soil the .horaes of which he had1 eha'rge took a bad epi- demic of co'nc, that he had to live most of the time oil rabbits and'.apules, and that lie had nothing, or to nothing .to smoke Well, we started off from.-Hendon on Saturday August 21 to entrain at Park Rosal, and we got to South ampton about two o clock next morn ing Got horses on hoard all though the friskiest of them lucked a lot Got ot Havre safe Good nasage and quick My little lot camped in a village outside the town Pood and potatoes- and plenty of beer Hot our English sort, hut'the. color, of-older.-Us' four en- joyed ourselves with tno faml'iy, had a good time, and left ten o clock next day we'l filled up GLASS OF SALTS CLEANS'KIDNEYS If your Back I) aching or Bladder bothers, drink" lota of water and eat your kidneys hurt and your back feels don't get scared lot of drufcs that the kidnevs and Irritate the entire urinary'tract; your kidneys clean like you keep your bowels clean, by flushing them with a salts which re- moves the body's urinous waste and Btlmulates' them to their normal ac- tivity 'Jhe function df the kidneys is to 'filter tire blood. In 24 hours, they Btrain .from It. 500 .grains of acid and waste., so we can readily of keeping the kidneys active Drink, lots of can't drink too get from any pharma- cist about Jour, ounces of .lad Salts; take ft tables'poonful In a glass of water before breakfast each rooming tor a'few 'days, and your kidneys will act fine This famous salts is made, from the acid -of grapes and lemon Jujije, combined with lithia, and has been used-for generations, to ".clean and stimulate clogged also (o neutralize the acids in uriue so it no-longer is a source, of Irritation; thus weakness Jad, Salts Is Inexpensive cannot in Jure, t delightful effervescent Ilthia-ifater drink which everyono should DOW then to keep their kidneys clean and active Try also keep up the water drinking, and no doubt you will Bonder elicit became of your kidney trouble and backache Sold by J. D. Hlginbotham l> Co. Awful Kind" Our objective was Coinpeigne We thrqugh ajl right, watering our horses on the wav fiom pumps and taps at private houses Tie people were awful kind, ghing ua quanti ties of pears and filling our water bottles with beer That was aU right. Our welcome was splendid every where. At Compeigne we got into touch tho Germans.-Very hot work: All our guns in action, all round, and the people of the Miages flocking in a panic towards Pans It made us feel down hearted wiiat we saw here marche'd frQm :CdmpeIgiie about eleven o clock on, the 41st, which was Sunday Our Tvay.was th'iough a pret ti little village, where tie peools tore' aown the heavj laden branches of the damson and sent us off munching the fruit and cheerful The way1 -vas hard Terrible steep and which knocked out our older weaker horses Colljck (colic) broke ouV among them, too, ana that was had We Jost a good many A Surprise Near Paris We got wlfhin six hours of Paris when the Germans surprised us and droi e us back. We skooteil quick and dodged them in dark until one o clocic in the morning, whan we laj on the roadside, .men. and" horsas to- gethei fagged out Slept until 5am ind then. marched on again, still re- treating Hot OB Nothing to cat or drink of tea, but nothing to boil It Witt At last we got some dry, Wscuits and .some tins. "of mar- ENGLISH SOLDIERS.-LEAVING- DDE THE.CONTINENT malade. -Bill whose.teeth were t. .1. t ummuo. tyiiust; tteie went near mad with toothache after the Jam But toothache is bet :er than starvation, anytfaj We Halentlr and Plereponds Food on the and water. Now we 'maks ;qur- way .hroush the woods towards the ferry. fo deadf horses thank God, today I lope we have checked icol Ilcl bat my hone fell Into a ditch Eoins throug tho wood and could not get over an couldn't go for help, because the Germans had got :.tbo'range and their shells were overhead like blaVes. Poor old Dick (the he was that fagged out by the long march At last I got him out went on, and by luck managed to pick up my pals i The woods wore 33 mllca long -We thought should never get they SGemad everlasting It was night and moonshine, when at last got Satuetn We are all atoney broke, having had no money yet since we left Southamp- ton, which years and years Ounntnt Hymn At i ant next moralng wa got to Reary and middle of it, our tired horses and u< tin. with still nothing to eat ibnes Th" Ckrmann and dry ere lambfc ;Tho upper picture shoifs the King Inspecting the troops assembled No embark for European serrice; Hsu the horses of L Battery two and if they did the, could re Artillery got smashed and we had to pair them easy enough Too Ger mug In our poor-old to-mans don't know these tricks, and 'we can do them down any. time. Sept. battle stfil going on Spells of War Sept. .lighting and worse iuuu uvei5 I don't we shall 'we ev er get to Farta Now yery fierce come to Montagny, and fighting all moro is said the time Rabbits and apples to eat 'ill up. Only a faw gimnSrs eft, but they stood by firing on still and singing 'Oriward Christian Sol djers" Then the Germins charged, 'f 'lid our gunners did a balk, but horses Ins again bioken out nndlgood if ure lad, became we can't hefore they had driven Inlo joui gallant driver Is much m f trou spend it We've got nbthfng to not h about the fight foi collick' among j galore, but Btjtt no money, and no n at with their artilleryi and pc the guns, BO as to make them old 0Ick got Dlowed up I thank GK to the Ihey said they guesv Unstopping it, than 1 wun't on kiln just then. i ed they would get tlicm back In a bltn about that, and the Job ho has smoke, n we are not halt Wlflk' Wi-nuve .Iso'capKred Uemaa bonta, moetly cers' charges, 'which have gaUppet] into our lines.. 1 suppose .the officers are corpses. I stopped one, and fouad a yellow packet 'of French cigars in half all right, I tell you. progressed, this, day four 'miles in twelve hours. Took the prisoner. They was both half starv- ed and covered with sores. Then the rifle jammed, and we had, nothing to defeiid ourselves'with. At last we found the main body again. They .wanted more and "we ware just bringing them up, and'putting them to the' guns when a German aeroplane came over us and flew round' pretty low. The troops tried to fetch him down, and some bullets went through the Wings, but then lie got too high. We were still letting go at-him from the low trees where 'we were laying when we suddenly found, out his game. He got up higher and- dropped a bomb in the middle of us, but it exploded jry weak and nobody was hurt..1: Sorrowed Chickens Next day we started on a iiight march and got to Lagriy Tliorigny, and-.camped outside the fed us on rabbits again- 1 said I was sick of rabbits, and Bill. walked across to a farmhouse arid borrowed three chickens 'which we" "cooksd. It fine. There we heard good news, and- found that the guns of Battery had been taken back from. the Germans by the 32nd Brigade, R-.F.A. .'Outside' Lagny- there was more fierce', miles of the Germans were shot do'wn. like birds. in anotbVr hot com- er, 'but managed to get out just in time; after mending the L Battery guns, "which had been-spiked by our chaps two minutes before the Ger- mans collared them. We had just left our camp and some waggons there, when, the German shells fe'U into it, and -blew it all to bits. Luck at Last rSept. 3 Is'still going on, but not so fierce, though scouts have told us there are Germans round us this day. Tonight I got two of Navy Cat. It was prime. Sept. marched from camp at p.m., and kept on marching until three in.ithe morning. are marching on ftnv ther away from Paris. We shall er get there, I guess. Sept. Crecy.', Passing hundreds of bodies lying out like rotten sheep. We are behind the main army uo'w, but can. hear thi guns going. Sept; the village of Grecyi Plenty of food and houses to sleep in. Here we have got to stay until further orders. Collide still very bad, Canadian militia orders aajBounca that for the present there will bo.noj further issues of Ross rifles or service ammunition to civilian rifle clubs. can only be enjoyed by those whoao digestive organs work naturally and regularly. The best corrective ;tnd preventive yet discovered for I crorfaulty action of stomach, Uver or bowels, is known the world over to ba BEECHAlYfS PILLS Ill bun, U ccatt PRACTICE TRUE ECONOMY BUY You get more tea money and a quality that will delight you by, its excellence llnd thl, AdvsrtlMnl for lite for m wllh M ulOt to LlmlM I Ml r5 -rf ;