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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 3K' ms I TEN t i THE LETHBRIJXiE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 2. 102 this officer further, ha remained rwlth fire till help could IS? obtained. Captain Scrimger dur- ing the very heavy denting between 2Eth: con- rtlBUOUsly day and. night the greatest 'devotion to his duty among .the '.wounded at the front. Took 62 Prisoners Private John Chipman Kerr, 66th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. conspicuous bravery. a bombing attack, he was acting as bayonet-mab, and knowing .that were running short, he traa along the, parados under very :heavy fire until he was in close con- ;tect with the eiieiuy when he opened iflro on at point blank range, "aid inflicted ieavy loss. The enemy, thinking were surrounded, sur {tendered, sixly-two prisoners were itaken, and 250 yards of enemy captured. Before carrying out this-very plucky act, one of Private 'Kerr's-fingers had been' blown off by a bomb Later, with two other men, he escorted bacV. the prisoners -tinder fire, aad then returned to re- himself for duty his wound dressed Assisted Wounded Threi Days Private Michael'James O'Ronrke, Battalion (1st R.D.) For most cousplcuous'bravery and devotion to duty during t prolonged operations For three days and nights Private O'Rourke, who Is a worked uncMEint. in bringing the wounded into MMr, :drcsslng them and getting them food and water. During the whole period the area'in which he worked, .was -subjected to very severe shelling ..and swept heavy machine gun and rifle fire On several occasions was .knocked down and partially buried by enemy shells Seeing a comrade who had been blinded, gambling around ahead of our trench, m full view of the ,yho> were sniping him, Private O'Rourta jumped oat ol his trench iwid brought the man, being lumffelt aeavily sniped while doln; so. Again he went forward about B( vards in front of onr' barrage under heavy and accurate fire from machine guns and snipers f and brought in a comrade On a sub- occasion, when the line o advanced ports was retired to the toe went for ward under very heavy enemy fire of every description and trough bpck: a wounded man who had been _Je_ft behind Ha showed thronghon an absolute disregard for his own safety, going wherever there to. succor, and his'maghlfi cent courage and devotion In con iilnulng his rescue In suite o exhaustion and- the. incessant heavy enemy fire of'every description, in spired all ranks: and undoubtedl: saved many lives Captured Machine Captain Thain 'Wendell MacDowel' jFor raost conspicuous bravery an indomitable V resolution in face machine jgun and shell fire fly his Initiative and courage, th! .officer, .with the assistance of tw rnnncrs, was enabled, in tho face o great difficulties, to capture two jna ,chjhe grjns, besides two ofTtcers an men Although woun in the .hand, he continued for fiv days to hold the position gained, in spite .-of-heavy shell fire, until event- relieved by bis battalion B> nfe bravery and prompt action he undoubtedly succeeded In rounding Tip, a-very, strong enemy machine post Attacked Enemy Trench ,-Liout. Frederick Maurice Waleon Harvo-, ISth Battalion .'For most' conspicuous bravery and djyitipn to duty. During an attack by'his .regiment on a village, a party of the enemy ran forward lo a Hired ttenrfi Jnat In front of a village and opened flre, rapid rlflo and machine gin'flre'at, a. very close range, caus ing heavy casujltlo.s In the leading trorip. 'At this critical moment, when th'e enemy: showed no intention what- .ever of rellrtng'and tho fire was still Intense, Lieut Harvev, who in coipmand .of leading troop, ran fpra-ard well ahead of his men and dashed, at the trench, still fully man ned, jumped the wire, the ma- chine gunner and captured the gun ills most courageous act had a de- cisfve effect on: the, success of the operation. Major -Blihftp'i Herelrn Captain William Avery Bishop (D.9.O.J Canadian Cavalry nnd {Form 7th, For conspicuous de termination and skill Capt Bishop, been sent out to work In- dependently, flow first of all to an snemy aerodrome Finding no ma chines about, he flew on to another t about threo miles soulh wllcb was, at least twelve mllee the other side of the line. Seven mj. DhincB, some with their engines run atng, were on the ground He at men, led the charge on an attery, killing. seven of the gunners with his aword. )All the -gunners avlng.bsen killed and the battery ilenced, he rallied his men and ought his way back atvulgbt through ho enemy's bringing all- un- ounded nien safely with i prisoners. The operation, which esulted in th'e silencing of'au enemy attery, the killing of the whole hat- ery, personnel and many infantry ncl the cutting of three main of elephone communication, tsvo miles i rear of the enemy's front line, was nly rendered possible by the out- tanding gallantry and fearless lead- ng of this officer. was hpldini.. up" the. right riant, caising many casualties.' Corporal ionowal entered ie the crew brought the gun our lines..- The, next day he _, lacked slngie-handed another machine gun emplacement, killed three-of the crew, and fm- placement1 with1 eiplosivies. This ion- comraissioned officer alone killed at least sixteen ,'o.t the and dur- ing the tw'o' days'actual fighting, 'car- ried on. continuously his good work until severely wounded. All Ranks Shankland, 43rd Bat- S iilion: E For conspicuous bravery and C resource in action under crillcal and C adverse conditions. Having gained G a position, ha rallied the remnant of J his own platoon and men of other Ijj companies, disposed of them to com mand .the ground iu front, and ic flictcd'heavy casualties upon the retreating Later he dispersed a counter-attack, thus enabling sup porting'troops to'come up nnmolest ed. He then peri'onally ed to battalion headquarters ah ac curate- and valuable report as'to th position of the brigade frontage, ani after doing rejoined his com mand and- carried on until relieved ils courage .and splendid oiampl nspired all ranks and'coupled will his great gallantry and.skill nndoubt edly saved a very critical-situation. SCIerrc'ed Hirn Battery Lieut. Henry Ktrachan Port Garry. Horse. For most' conspicuous bravery and leadership during' operations. Ho look ..command of.tho squadron- of his regiment wheu the squadron leader, approaching the-enemy front line at.a gallop, was Killed. Lieut, itrachah led the squadron through the enemy -line of gun posts, and' then, with the surviving Did you ever hear of the famous'knee-break' of the bush country? See "The Courage of Marge O'Doone." Co- ionitl Mbnday. RAILWAY WRECK NEAR SCARBOROUGH The wreck shown above occurred near Scarborough. Out. The centre was.piled on top of the one ahead. Several other cars were damaged, but few persons were hurt. It ia expected that Hon. Mackenzie 'ing yrlir start his western tour in Ictoria.on Sept. 26, J SHAFTING IN MEXICAN V ARMY BEING UNEARTHED MEXICO CITV; Sept. ings against 4S army paymasters actually pending in federal "district courts, involving tlie disappearance since 1914 of more than J.OIW.OOO pesos of army funds, according lo the Kxcel- sEor. which quotes Eduurdo Neri, at- torney-general.. Tho attorney-general, it is stated. Is desirous of pushing these cases and demanding tuo ex- tradition bf tlioso missing paymasters known to have sought refuge iu qlher countries. AVi H. Breiihaupt, Kitchener, chair- man of the property committee, re- Wmmends.that.tlie public library clr-; culato phonograph reuords oil same basis -Y NO EXPEKIENCE NECESSARY The idea, that Bread making is a. and difficult operation Is a mistake, as bread may now be included in the list of quickly prepared foods, for with ROYAL YEAST CAKES light, sweet bread can be bake4 and ready for use within four hours from the time the cpoiute is set Full detailed instructions are contained in Royal Yeast Bake Book which will be sent free upon request. EXTWtGuIett Company Limtted, Toronto. Canada, JAPANESE ARE NOT f AFTER WOMEN'S VOTE TOKIO, Sepl.' advocates of univeisal suffrage in Japan have not abandoned' the struggle and are fre- quently hbiiUns mass meetings iu he- lialt 6t the project. speakers de- nounce'tho- government for turning against the will of the people who, tb'ey demand -nil immediate general franchise. representatives was dissolved year following an attempt of to in traduce a general franchise :blll Al a. election the Seiyukai or government party "obtained a clear ma I time from the window, joritj THREW HIMSELF TWICE FROM A THIRD STOREY WINDOW; WILL RECOVER MONTREAL.' Aug: George Yaiines, 35, a today threw bim- 'self twlco from the window of the third storey room In which ho lives and his condition is reported as im- proving at; the Montreal general has pilal tonight." The first time he fell on the roof of .a1 shed was un- injured. Ho Ihcn again went to. hia room .and throw second pitVed up bleedlne from In the head. He is noiv under uTi a. vusrsG- of nitcrapted- eiilcido with a constable stationed it hif bednlde. There, were thf hinging of a murderer% in tie jail yard tit Tupelo, Miss. Can a wolf-dog be tamed? Cour- age of Marge O'Doone" 'Colonial Monday. i 'Again, right at' the veiy beginning of the Fall, our showing of Fashionable Wear is cofnplete, not only in the fullest range of au- sntic in the earliest shomngs which the Again, we enable our friends to select their Fall and nght at the very beginning of the season so that they'haye the utmost of service, for our prices are placed at 'air figures r real value'in assured quality and workmanship. "CORRECT DRESS FOR: WOMEN.'- thentic Winter for I HON. W. M. MARTIN Premier of iSasl-atchewan, photo- on hia visit (o Ontario thia .week., lie foreceals an abundant bar Test for Wesloni Canada Sui is For Autumn Wear _ Your eyes will see 'the1 attractiveness their styling, but it is on the expevtness our buyers ,that you may feel assured of the faithfulness of their the lasting service in each stitch, the per- manence of expression, in the correctness of cutting and shaping, and the durable-: ness in the wear of-the materials selected r for their absolute purity-and perfection. For such completeness of value the prices are remarkably i t v New Coats For Fall You will admire the soft fabrics, the clinging youthful lines, the graceful drap- j ou may afeo know that if we show it, the garment has had to pass the rigid test of honest and careful workman- ship in every detail of making cut- ting, from every standpoint, whether of style, or material, or of each garment has been selected for its individ- 'ual superiority, giving you'sfguafantee of utmost value for every dollar of cost. s- Week-End Specials MEN'S COTTON SOX Men's fino while Hale finished Cotton th full range- of sizes frorii 3ii to 11. These are worth 75c i n Wook-onil special TURKISH TOWELS Fine white Turkish liat'n Towels with fringed Size These are special ijp (DC valuo. Week-end pair CHPREN'S COMBINATIONS Children's fine' ribbed Cotton Comblnalidna In short sleeve and tight knee Et.vles; sizes to S yeare. -Kecular SOc to pr Wook-fnd special DDC BRILLIANCY AND BEAUTY IN THE NEW FALL DRESSES 1 Your delight will be great at the exceedingly bright and cheerful in color, the gaiety in the trimmings and the youthful styling of the new dresses. There is a sweet iecoming- liess to the narrow, straight lines of the tailored types of costumes whichyvie in favor with the dainty feminency of the freer semi-dress models whose smart simplicity renders theni as desir- able for day wear as their varied .elegance -recommends thorn for 4ance oi1- dinner weai'.- And the price markings make this start of the season a memorable one, Specials CORSETS A special In Corsets. good- n'earlng well made and ,weli nriiShe.d'in every, way. Not all sizes but 'good range from 19 to 27 eizoa. 'HogQlar ?250 lo f 3 Oft Weekend Special, pair WOOL SERGE wool Sorgo in black, brown, navy. green and cardinal' shades, full 45. Inches wide, fast color, suftablti for ladies' or cliildren's wear. wortii -L T C9 QC. Week-end special, yard qtttffv DRESS GOODS yards in this lot of odd pfecea of .Dress Goods suitable for children's school dresses and ladles' odd skirts; values up to 51.51) yard. Week-snd special, yard Sole Agents jor Nemo Corsets-Now Made in Canada RYLANDS CO. "Correct Dress for Women" ;