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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, APRIL 1. 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE .ermans Are Making Little t^adway Toward Objective % llriliih Army Headquarters in .(France! Apr. 1.-Tlie Immediate ob-tjf'ctlvof of the Germans In their at-tiictts �elow the Somme undoubtedly is Mini Purls-Amiens railway which J'liits cIVhc to tlio battle line. They * Diilinuelto ;>u�h eiiei'Keticnlly ugainHt tin- defending wall which checks them 1" tli(>1b Irlvp toward Amiens. Along oho northern part of the battle! froht.l, tliero has been a good deal or fighting, but nothing in tho nature of an extended struggle. Urilish jArmy Headquarters in Fiance, Al>r. 1.--Last evening the Hermans llado two attacks in quick succession (against the British lines west of the town of Albert, but. on both occasions tho enemy was thrown back. .! Your Rheumatism The twists and aches of rheumatic sufferers usually yield to the rich oil-food tntatment in OtMULSIONO when everything else fails. Besides helping to purify and enrich the blood Scott's strengthens the func-tions to throw off injurious acids j and is especially beneficial during changing seasons! Many doctors themselves take Scott'b. You Try H. Cqott ft Bowse. Toronto, Ont. 17-3* SEED AND TABLE POTATOES For Sale In Car Lots; Also TIMOTHY AND PRAIRIE HAY Write for Prices: " Kenneth R. Simpson & Co. ' CALGARY, ALTA. Dealer in Potatoes, Hay, Eggs, Ete. At two o'clock yesterday afternoon, tho Germans made a heavy attack between Moreuil and Demuln. Fierce fighting followed. The attacking troops gradually forced the|r way forward until they penetrated the large forest lying northeast of Moreuil. A little later the Germans were reported to be entering Hantfanl arid to be moving westward along the Luce river.  ' 1 Armored Motors British Army Headquarters in France, Apr. 1.-Canadian armored motor cars with rapid-flrers hRve played an Important part in checking the German rush. Up to the time of the present battlo they were used but. little, but ill t'ie 'ast ten days these cars have performed valuable work. Frequently they have held up large bodies of Gorman troops on being rushed to threatened partB of the (font. Their presence -lias had a wonderfully steadying effect on the British lines. ' . Carried a Wood London, Apr. 1.-The attack yesterday afternoon by means' of which the Germans managed to penetrate to the wood northeast of Moreuil was pressed by forces .which moved forward in clouds from the direction of Vrely and Bouchoir, Router's correspondent at British headquarters reports. The British artillery concentrated on their lines but their impetus took them into the wood. � Since theextreme southerly part of the British line was slightly pressed back on Saturday, evening, it has apparently maintained \la hew positions, the correspondent adds. The two attacks delivered west of Albert last evening came at an interval of only a qaurter of air* hour, at C.30 and 6J45 o'clock. Though the assaults were launched, determinedly they were beaten back with heavy losses. Huge Hun Losses , Washington, April 1.-A French 00ft and 300,000 men. The Germans are sending most of their wounded to Belgium, it is declared, to conceal from HOW TO GET RID OF RHEUMATISM ''Frult-a-tlves^Pofnt the Way to Quick Relief Vkbona, Ont. "1 suffered for a number of years with Rheumatism and severe Pains iff my Side and Pack, caused by st rains and heavy lifting. When T had given lib liojie ofevcr being well again, a friend recommended 'Fruit-a-tives' to me and after using the first box I felt so much better that -I continued to, take thom ; and now lam enjoying the best of health, thanks to your wonderful fruit medicine". W.'M. LAMPSON'. "Fruit-a-tives" are sold by all dealers at 50c, a box, 6 for $2.,r>0, trial siV.o 25c.- or sent postpaid by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa. ABATTOIR TO BE Will Erect Up-to-Date One Here -Increasing Business of Company Easter Ball By the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Mod. April 1st. - 9.00 P.M.' TILL 2.00 A.M. WELCOMED 8OLDIER8, IN UNIFORM, WELCOMED Street Car in Attendance "After the Ball is Over"i 92-2 Small PHI Small Dose FOR CONSTIPATION have stood tlw^tsjst of time. Purely, vegetable. Wonderfully quick to banish biliousness, headache, Indigestion and to dear up a bad complexion. Cteelae bears tarostura pale faces Generally Indicate � tack of Iroa la Um Blood  Carter's Iron Pills ' WUl h.lp into coadttfoa the German people their high sacrifices.- Pershing Says Favorable Washington, April 1.-A cablegram received today from General Pershirfg dated March 3J reported the situation in Northern. France as improved. . Onrush is Stemmed London, April 1.-The belie! is held that the first onrush of the enemy has been stemmed. He is engaged in the process of consolidating his positions, and bringing up heavy artillery and it is expected that when his work has been completed another big blow will he delivered with all the energy he has left. V With strong reinforcements on the ground and with co-ordination of command, the hope is expressed that the allied line will prove impregnable and that the Germans will dash themselves against it in vain. ''"With the gathering forces of the United States there should not be less than two million new troops available for warfare in the autumn." After long years of waitiafg, Leth bridge is to have an up-to-date abattoir. Manager Shaw of the P. Burns Co. announced this morning that work would bo started immediately on tlio erection of a small but up-to-date abattoir together with feeding pens for finishing stock, on a site near the C. P.R. stockyards oast of Henderson Park. The company lias completed a dqal for 120 acres of land from the C.P.U. adjoining the park and the stockyards. Yards will also be built in connection with the abattoir, and . fche company will maintain a buying Urtirvlce fo*r the accommodation of the Mariners of the south every day in the year. Owing to the increasing business of the company, Manager Shaw stated, the company has found it advisable to extend the plant here to meet the demands of the south country trade, and all killing for Letlibridge and the wholesale aroa covered from the local branch will hereafter be done here. Although tho amount of the transaction is not' given, the total outlay will run about $30,000 showing the faith of the P. Burns Co. in the growth of the livestock industry, in this part of the province. The action of the company should be a decided help to the farmers and stockmen, who, instead of waiting for carload lots to be made up, will be able to bring io the yards at any time whatever stock they wish and be paid at the current prices for the day. .Work on the new plant will be started immediately. Water connection will be secured from the city and a septic sewer will lie Installed so that Sanitation will be well taken care of. tuesday's GROCERY specials Good No. 1 White Mealy Potatoes, per 100 lbs. Tuesday............ r.................. Finest B. C. Sugar, per 20 lbs. Tuesday ..........................v.. B. C. Cooking Onions, 7 lbs. Tuesday .............................'. Donalco Pure Coffee, 1 lb. tins. i Tuesday ............................... Tuxedo Baking Powder, 16 oz. Tuesday .............................. 2.35 2.25 25c 50c 25c Finest Winesap and New Town Pippins. Tuesday, per case ................. Purity Flour. No. 1 white, 98 lbs. * Tuesday ........................... Jubilte Matches, large packet. Tuesday........................... Finest Large Roasted Peanuts, lb. Tuesday .......................... Handy Size Tins Crisco, each Tuesd::y ........................... 2.75 6.25 25c 30c 40c Deliveries Every Hour Phone 313 What the Press Agents Say Troops in Control Now; Quebec Riots Must Gease 'THE BEER WITHOUT A PEER ,// COLO aywvio ana bottmid by THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING & MALTING CO. LTD. LlTHBMOai. Albbrta. Quebec, 'April 1.-Armand Laverge denied today that he had stated in a speech he made to a mob last night that he had exacted conditions from the military to withdraw the outside troops. He had merely indicated what each side should do. \ ThlB morning General' Lessard, inspector general of Canada, who has been temporarily in. charge of Halifax military district, reached the city and took charge. He stated that the situation seemed to be well ;n hand but pointed out that no definite statement cojuld be made by him for some days. , The Toronto and \ western, troops sent here to supplement,' the local forces arrived yesterday afternoon. The Toronto men consisted of the 2nd battalion, Q. O. l� under the command of Major E.G. Mit.chell. , With tie infantry came a section of the Royal Dragoons which have been stationed at Toronto. The westerners comprise a corps of engineers, voluntarily enlisted. from all parts of the prairie provinces. They were moved here'yesterday from St. John. , Got Into1 Action Quick The Toronto battalion was not long in getting into action. The soldiers had begun- to -move the rioters down the street on which the" disturbance was taking place when Armand La-vergne made his appearand. Hj was given permission to addresVthe people and the military suspended operations while he did so. The warning of Mr. Lavergne to the people to disperse was effective. The firing which took place last night occurred while the military were rounding up the rioters. It was not done by the soldiers. This assurance was given at military headquarters this morning. Arthur Quart and TUDH0PE-ANDERS0N AND EMMERSON FARM IMPLEMENTS " v , % ' � ' ^^�����b>>>bbbbbbbb>>bbbbbbbob>>b>^b>b>b^^^b>>>>>>>BBBBBBBBaBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB>>>bbbb>bbb>>>>>>b^^^^b>^w^^-^^�^^�bbbbbbbbbbbb* Two Car Loads came today, Wednesday.; For Immediate Delivery Drills, Engine Plows, Discs, Harrows. - CORNER SECOND AVE. AND THIRTEENTH ST. 8. MOTHER! DON'T TAKE CHANCES IF CHILD'S TONGUE IS COATED If Cross, Feverish, Sick, Bilious, Clean Little Liver and Bowels. A laxative today saves a sick child tomorrow. Children simply will not take the time from play to empty their bowels, which become clogged up with waste, liver gets sluggish, stomach sour. Look at the tongue, mother! If coated, or your child is li3*!esi, cross, feverish, breath bad, restless, doesn't eat heartily, full of cold or has sore throat or' any other children's ailment, give a teaspoonful ot "California Syrup of Figs," then don't worry, because It la perfectly harmless, and in a few hours all this constipation poison, sour > bile and fermenting waste will gently move out of toe bowels, and you have a well, playful child agaiu. A thorough "inside cleansing" is oftimea all that Is necessary. It should be top first treatment given in any sickness. Beware of counterfeit fig- syrups.. Ask your druggist for a bottle ot "California Syrup of Figs,"-which has full directions' for babies, children of al> ages and for grov.n-upB plainly print ed on the bottle. Look carefully and see that it is made by the "California Fig Syrup Company."-Advertisement. ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full Information appjy,.to Agents or Company's Of floe. 270 Main St, Winnipeg., the Misses Roche, who were struck, were today reported-to be in no danger. Two Quebec soldiers were hurt last night with flying missiles. General Landry, who was hit in the chest by a lump of ice, while driving through the streets during disorders on Saturday night, his automobile being battered up at the same time, was none the worse for his experience today. Mayor Lavigneur, who again denied reports that he had read the Riot Act, this morning replied to a telegram from* Premier Borden which asked for particulars of the .alleged lack cf discretion and discrimination shown by Dominion police officers in the administration of the Military Service' A'-t. In this Convection,' accusations against, the-police include a charge that they have arrested young; men and have torn up their exemption documents? when they have been produced. It is also alleged that these men were recruited from the ranks of the least desirable people in the city. - 2000 Troops in City Ottawa, April 1.-Hon. C. J. Doherty minister or justice, wTien asked this 'morning in regard to the statement credited t6 Armand Levergne that he had conferred with the department of justice in regard to the withdrawal of troops from Quebec, said that he had no knowledge of such An arrangement having been entered into by the department. The minister of justice, Deputy Minister, Newcornbe and Mr. Loranger of the military service board, were in conference for a eouple of hours this morning in connection with^the Quebec situation.  from Halifax to Quebec, today stated that he has full authority to deal with pie situation should the developments be serious. It is fioped, however, that there will be no'renewal of the disturbances. It is understood that the number of troops at present in Quebec is about 2.00Q. Borden Can't Delay Toronto, April 1.-"The Quebec riots demand a season of plain speech from Ottawa," says the Toronto Telegram. "If Canada is not entirely destitute ot genuine members of parliament, Sir Robert Borden will be suddenly brought to the end of an era of shuffle and silence in relation to the Military Service Act. - "The road of good faith is the road ttiat must be travelled by the Union government anil Sir Robert' Borden. Canadians went to the polls and gave Sir Robept Borden a mandate to enforce the Military Service Act in every province. Canada's house of commons should publicly discuss the* progress that is being made In tjbe fulfillment ot that mandate. Quebec is not to be conciliated by the desertion of French-Canadians who supported 'con*, scriptlon and the exaltation of non-Canadians who opposed the_Military Service Act, Quebec is not to bo conciliated by tactics which/delude Ltiu-rier and his antl-conscrlptionist crew with the .assumption that Sir Robert Borden Is forced to truckle tor the support of their province or that Quebec is still master of j the destiny of the Canadian nation." ' - Borden Denies It Ottawa, Apr. 1.-Sir Robert Borden when seen this afternoon alio denied the statement attributed to Armand Lavergne. that Jte'had Intervened in the ti*We at Jjiobec at the request of the government ax the department of justice,/'<iiv':-;'.' AT THE 0KPHEVM "Battle of Hearts," starring the talented actor William Farnum, is the first filmed story of sea life presented by William Fox, the maker of vital feature films. In this picture, just released. Mr. Farnum acts the part of a noble sailor character, brave and capable of great self-sacrifice.. He is in love with a sea captain's daughter, a part taken by Elda Furry, his new loading woman, but through the plots of the villain of the story the girl does not. realize the capacity of his love until the end of the play. At the Orpheum tonight. AT STARLAND About four years ago there was a real grown-up actress who had a regular job and a younger sister. The job was over in Flatbush in the Vita-graph picture factory and by that same token. Little Sister was usually, discoverable in that same vicinity. The grown up actress at this stage in our romance from real life, was of the mature age of seventeen sprightly summers, and Little Sister was fourteen. Well, you know how it is, yourself-if you see anyone around often enough, at last he or she seems like one of the family. So Little Sister kept playin' around until one day she kind of happened to get in front of the camera when it was working, and right then she won a job of her own. Little SJster is Constance Talmadge, sister of Norma, and she makes her debut as a star in Select Pictures, in the splendid version of Cosmo Hamilton's great novel, "Scandal," now playing at Starland, and her interpretation of the spoiled society girl who attempts to shape her life without regard to the old-fdshioned conventionalities is a tine bit of characterization. The picture is the first of a series in which Miss Talmadge will be starred and was'directed by Charles Giblyu. It is distributed by Select. of his studio. In the great, and mighty study of American lite, "The Honor System." directed by R. A. Walsh, all of the artistic, scientific and psychological knowledge of film production which this pioneer producer -says he has put ungrudgingly into this majestic story of the suffering human soul. Hero Young American "The Honor System" deals with a -career of a young American, educated, honorable and refined, who goes to seek his fortune in the great Southwest. There he encounters friends and enemies, the wolves of graft and cruelty) as well as thenoble at. heart. The big action is maintained through a series of extraordinary adventures which, however, are not adventures at all, but transcripts of fact ot life as it is actually lived beyond the pale and far from long established communities. The love interest is said to be delightful, and the comedy touches are numerous. There is nothing' in drama that can be compared with this new sort of film play. In its bigness and universality of quality St reminds one of such great biographical novelB as "David Copperfield" and "Les Mis-erables." "HONOR SYSTEM" AT THE EMPRESS William Fox's Great Photoplay Melodrama Booked to Show at the \ Empress William Fox will present tonight in this city a film drama which has'already come to be known as the pride TIRED, NERVOUS HOUSEWIFE TOOK YINOL Now She is Strong and Well Berkeley, CaL-"I was nervous, irritable, no appetite, could not sleep, and was always tired, so my housework was a great effort After many other medicines had failed Vinol built me up and made me strong. I have a good appetite and sleep well. Every nervous, weak, ailing woman should try it"-Mrs. N. Edmunds, 3X07 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CaL We ask every nervous, weak, rundown, ailing woman in this town to try this cod liver and iron tonic on our guarantee to return their money if it fails to help them. J. D. HIGINBOTHAM A CO., LTD. Druggists) Lethbridge Also at the best druggists in all Alberta towns. TONIGHT AND TOMORROW SELECT PICTURES PRE8ENT Constance Talmadge THE MOUNTAIN GIRL OF "INTOLERANCE" IN 'SCANDAL' ALSO GOOD C0MEDIE8 majestic tonight! At 8.30 " AND TOMORROW NIGHT For Charity . Mr. Richard Hincks _ and Party HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR Popular Prices .. 75c, 50c, 25c All Seats May Be Reserved.' WM. FOX PRESENTS WILLIAM FARNUM IN A ROMANTIC DRAMA OF % THE SEA -"BATTLE of HEARTS" A picture play of rare artistic merit. Also a two-reel L-KO Comedy. -,-,--- ;