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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta wi:dni-:si)ayvAPRiL'i1.1nis im*: 1.1^.1 llBJtllKiC. il/MI^X tllAXA.t.tJ PAGE SEVEN TELLS OF FIGfllING, ' Aninng llui LnllibrldKi' l)tiyn who lutt in AugiiHl.. lilM, IIh; moiUli llio gre.'il. wai' lii'oko oiil, wiis KdiWn j-'ai,-to/ion, who wrnt ovri- willi Uiu llvsl �fliafi: of 50 from llic 2rill\ HiiUury. TIk' ollior (lay ho riit'iirnwl inmii! iwiil Js now vii^itln?; friciidK in llm .�i:v. lie left iiH a gnnnor luul i-elin-n-Ml with liiR HPruennt-'B silriiie;! lo^vtMhiir �with two little gold Invrs on Ih.' bIo.ovc of Ills uniform, liiduMthif: ihui h.> has lipon wonnrfnd Iji iictmn tu'cc. riergt. PnlteKoii felf a vIc'mii to a Iliin KlicH (Ik; lir.'-i tiniu Ilir.-m .'cars ;mn liilrt moiilli a', till) S(i(^i)i:il oal'lu fi 1 pros. Ilo n-DK hit in' Ih-^ knt'.i- m tlilK engaKenuMii. After his rouovery lie went back to lUo front. And nlinost cxuotly two ycarB ifltor tin wa,H wounded asaiii,' tills time at Vlmy UidRR, in April 1917, whan tlip Cniiadlans did liiich In-ilHant work in tlii^ cnii-tiirii of higli Kroiind wln'ch tliiy aro .Atlll luildlng aRiililst the aft.uks oi' the oneiny. This tlMie lie II in tlie rlBlit. aholildnr, the bone beiiiK .-iffpctod, and though he has li'.en eon-"valoRcinB for a year ilu: iiijiireil member )H .still of liUle use. i^erK'. I'altenon (loos not know .vet wlie'.liei- in; ^\�\\\ rD(;eiv(! liis dlseliarKe or not. � The recent gas boinlianlmeiit by the Cuniidians aro very interestliiK to Sergt. i'attcHon, who was with the artlllory all the time he was at, tlic Iront. lie atato.s that (he Kas being u'lud in the gas sliells by the Cana-(tians is greatly '.iiiperioi' to tliat of tho Qermans. The sliell.s Iheoiaelves aro very superior on aceoitnl of a new fuse, iiivente'd^ for use for that purpofio. Tho Horgoaut tells an interesting .story about one of tlu^ members of tho battery he was with. This young fellow was very inquisitive, and cvoi-y tilne he found a (lernian ��dud" lie proceeded to open it in spite of the ha/.ardoiis risk. The ina.|or saw to it that he took the dud a good (liRtance from i.'ie gun position lie-iorc he started operations. Tlie result, hoivevei'. was (bat this young man yva� able to ini'eni a new fune lor shells, -.vhicli was great improvement over the old. redueiiig greatly the number of unex))loded slielLs, and tho Imperial government jiaul him a good long price' for the invention. Food Will Win the War � Serve your country and yoursellf by raising FOOD on the fertile plains of Western Canada. The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to begin. Lands $11 to S30 an acre; irrigated land up to $50; 20 years to pay. Loan to assist settlers on irrigated lands. Get full particulars and free illustrated literature from ALLAN CAMERON, Gu'lSipt. C.P.R. Ixiis 9Ca 1st St. Eiit, CALGARY hondon, Ajii-il 24.~ The foliowlng have been awarded the iM Hilary Cross: Ideul. Unnjaniin llichard Alien, find-iiiK wire uncut, blew up a portion and attomptiMl to make his way (liroiigh the renuiindcr. though severely wounded. lyleut. Arthur Cooper, cavalry, with a covering party, covered tlie ap-I'lroach of tli,' main lied.v so success-fiillv the enemy received no winning l/ieut. Alexander G. Donald, attaek-ed and captured a machine gun. kill-lug the whole cr(^w, also tli(! wliolc cr(^w of a lioi'iblng post, destroyed two occupied (lUKoulH. finally wltlolrawing his ]jarly safe. Captain .Sidney .lohnson , located gaps in the (memy wire and led a Iiarty with great fe.'irlessncss captiii--lug si:( of llie enemy. Captain Torrance Ne.wcoiiien, Dragoons, coiiiniandiug two i'aidiiig' pai!-ii'H, engaged ilie enemy single haiidei), Itllling several. Ijicut. I'ricc J'liillijjs, roconnoi.lered 111" enemy's pordlions. on two nights, then raided a bouse occupied by the en"my. I/leut. Itay SImiison. volunteered to lead raiding parly securing tliree prisoners and v;iliiat)le ideniIficalion. .Licul. Kiuiald Wheatley, personally over]-(iwered a Usteiilug ))ost and (dcared a hundred yards of trench, capt-iiring si.v. Ilrig. (b^neral Frederick Liiiiisdeii, lorinerl.\' of the staff offif'e (it the (^iin-aeian.s. Is awai-ded a Oiird bar lo fii.'i D.S.O. AY mmm VERY mmwB liOndou, April 25.-Count Von Ilert-ling. the Im(H!rial Oermaii cl)!inc(dlor. according to an iOxchange Tapor asserted that^lhe state;;men during tile iiegolliUions at Bucharest acted ill a, ir.aiiher whicfi abased their countries. .Secretary Von I'Cuelilmaan, It was reiiresonted was,seen often with a well known member of thi^ underworld, while (Xinnl (''/.cniin every evening visited ii theatre wiiere danr ing girls were among the perfoi-.nc;rs. Tho Gorman Liberal [iress. il is add-p.d. sharjily crilici/,e the Deuinclie J'.oi-tnng. saying (hat Dr. Von K'ljeblniJiiin has not. done any thing wiu'S" lliaii is ofttm witnc^.^ed l)y the l!e;-lln popiila-tioif when the annual meei.ings of peasants are h(dd in the (ierman ca])-ital. REVIVAL KINGS �'Bach seni'ion scenu the last," irt a coui.'i.i.n till) ChrlBllun eliurcli \. gans an. holding a ; .i ;i'eai diN-non.-ilratioiis ' workers struck, trplm; leased run-have Iiei'ti held In Uiida|iest and other' ning for three hours and cafes were indiislrial cimties, incited by the - closed and husines.^ \>as suspended. I.Ml '1 fiuiri Old being tVei'iy itiviics any mil claim !� everything I9i6-(9i7 CANADA'S EXPENDITURE. I^'idiii lif-'.-jpitals and rn(;nireiiieiits Hlllj-lti 17 a..-, conr,iared with 1!)]7-I'.US. A FINE EDITION OF THE QUEBEC TELEGRAPH. COMMERCE (From fiiir 'Jwn Corri-serjndnnt) (.'oninierce. April 211.-The favorable weather conditions of the past week has given considerable impel us to seeding operations. Approximately si.xiy per cent, of the seeding lias been done and another week of like conditions will no doubt see a great many of (lie farmers through ivilli their spring's work. / The new consiiriplion bill is taking quite a number ol^ young farmers Ihroughoiil the district. Tliese are airxlous lo soil their land before going overseas. i ..!r. (3eorge Stenaliaugh has enlisted i in the H. .\'. W. M. P. j We are glad to widcome ;\lr. David j Phillips back to our '�burg" again. ('ommi'r(p tennis courts have been ' re-coustrticted this siiring so that they \ are now in e.Kcell.oiit condiiion. Some lively games are 'being iilayed. when the. cliinook wind.s urn not. too stron.g/, .�\nother pliipment of Red Cross material ha..s arrived from Calgary. ,\lr. William Sinipion has purchased an (Overland car. Tlis (-ycloiiic dust .ilorm on 'laturday evening passed over without doing any material damage, although it ca'iised some nneasiiiess for the time. Gardening i.s now the order of the day. During the evenings "daylight savin.?" affords an excolleiit chance, for liie lie^iple to get their garden plots Into shape again, and they aro curtiiiuly taking advantage of it. ; Oiamoiid City Red Cross Society are giving a Red Cross dance on Wed-?iesda.v, May 7th. The residents of Commerce were entertained by the band for a short while the other evening. As tho weather becomes warmer we hojie to sec them out in full force. Quite a number of people have recently moved to Clommeree. There aro now very few vacant houses In the lovyn. The iitllo "biirg" pi'e.sent.s (lulte a lively appearance especially when tho cars aro out in full force. There ha.s jti.st come lo band a copy of the Cnity and i'onfedera-lion number of the Quebec. Tele-graiih. The special celebration number is very hand.somely goltcu u]) in magaalne form and on magaxlne paper. Tt contains hi] pages illustrated in color.s betv.'een a cover in a (line-ly design rei>resenting the iirovim e of Quebec as one of (he sisterhood of the provinces of Canada. The literary part of the edition leads off with an article on �'The Head to Peact; and ^^'or^d 'J'rade,^' by Hon. frank Carrel, and a message from tile premier. Sir I/omer Gouin. Other numbers include articles on the history of Quebec, telling of its discovery as one of tlie first evenla in the history of (Canada. Its progress and its growth as a military, commercial and tourist-traffic centre are i'll features of the publication. Other articles deal with the attraetion.s of Mie province as a whole, in its pro-auction, holiday, educational and re- sidential aspect. POLISH REGT. ANNIHILATED Amsterdam, April 25-Tiii^ee s(iiiad-rons of the I<''iftli Poli.ih Itegiment of ChlaiiK have been annihilated in Podoiia by Ckrainian peasants who rofu.sed tlie soldiers' demands for food supplies, acirording to-, a I'olish press agency despatch received by the Dutch press by way of Vienna,. The peasant were armed with machine guns and mine throwers. NO STEPS YET Vancouver, April 2').-The Metal Trades Council dis(;ussed at length last night the report of the Murpliy commission on the wages of B. C. shipbuilders and while no formal statement was made it is understood that the opinion prevailed that no draalie steps should be taken until the auth-oritle.s at Ottawa bave bad an opportunity of studying tlie report andtake action. 600 Acres Breaking TO LET Two Miles North of Neidpath. Immediate Work. The 0. T. Lathrop Land Co., Ltd. PHONE 1865 A FRENCH STEAMER IS '^TORPEDOED, SPANISH WATER XVashington, April 2;i.--News "of tho torpedoing In Spanish territorial waters of the French steamer Provonce, was contained in a despat(.'h today from France. Tho vessel entered the port of Palamos, Catalonia, badly damaged. The Spanish press, the despateh said, it incensed over the incident. wners! THE IMPERIAL OIL Lid. Will be pleased to quote prices on the best grades of GASOLINE, COAL OIL, LUBRICATING OILS AND GREASES PHONE 535 1720 SECOND AVE, S. 52 STATIONS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA Do You Want Breaking Done If you want your land broken and can not make your own arrangements, kmdly notify A. E. QUALLY, Board of Trade Building wlio has been a|ipointcd by the provincial government to bring together those who have migincs horses and can contract for hrcaking with those who have breaking lo let. Can You Do Breaking If you arc In a position to do breaking please get in touch with MR. QUALLY, who as has been staled above, has been sent here by the government, to tell j-oii of those who iiave breaking for yon to do. Board of Trade Building Lethbridge PHONE 1603 Collections For Business Houses The satisfactory Bervice which The ]\Ierchants Bank renders to Business Houses, in the matter of collectingr Notes, Drafts and other financial paper, is due to the numberand strategic location of its branches throughout Canada, and the efficient system in force. Special attention ia given to collections ; returns are ])rompt!y jnade and credited ; losses are often in-evented l)y the care and thoroughness with v/hich we do tWis part of our work. TM? MCRCMANTS BANK Head dflFice: Montreal. OF CANA.DA EstabllsheiJ 1864. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH, - . R. J. DINNING, Manager. MONARCH BRANCH,  V. A. EI5ERLY, Acting Manager. NOBLEFORD BRANCH. - M. A. KILPATRICK, Acting Manager. HOG PRODUCTION It is a matter of the greatest importance that Canada should increase her production of BACON HOGS and other live stock as there is at present a world-wide shortage of meat. Good markets for some time to come are assured. BULLS FOR SALE J. H. PATRICK & SON Of llderton, Ont., have on hand twenty-five Scotch topped SHORTHORN BULLS From 16 to 24 month* old. These may be seen at THE FARMERS' FEED BARN, Third Stre�t, Lethbridge. J. H. Patrick & Son, Alexandra Hotel \ ^ THE CAxNADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in good standing to acquire live stocH* 381 Lethbridge Branch-- R. T. Brymner, Mgr. IMPORTANT AUCTION SALE WADDIHGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS, lOTH ST. S. On FRIDAY NEXIV APRIL 26th COMMENCING AT TWO O'CLOCK FRANK WADDINGTON WILL SELL WITHOUT RESERVE, AN ASSEMBLAGE OF HIGH ( CLASS FURNITURE And effects in'.luding: MAGNIFICENT DINING SUITE IN CIRCASSIAN WALNU"R compriHing elegant buffet, round extension table, sot clinir.s and: hiimlsomo china cabinet; VERY FINE BUFFET IN MISSION OAK; round extension table, soKlen finish; ae(. oali diners; heavj- nii.snion o;ilt reelininiv i;Jia,i)- in red leather; mission oak writing table; 3-SECTION, WITH TOP AND BASE, BOOKCASE, IN MISSION; HANDSOME COMBINATIOM SECRETAIRE AND CHINA CABINET IN MISSION; Wry fine BRASS BED, CDmploie witli ALL METAL SPRINGS and Konuine felt mnttreBR; BEAUTIFUL CIRCASSIAN WALNUT DRESSER; MAHOGANY CHIFFONIER with bevelled mirror; huge ov.tI eheviil mirror in maliosi'ny; li^'ht oalt sideboard with exte.MKion tnbie and set chairfi; two very |i;ood wardrobes I'it'ed willi oval ))evelled mirrors in iloors; several Rood earpet squares; gent';, .wlioel: washing niaehjne; baby buggy; 5-DRAWER MNGER S'EWING MACHINE in A i order; 3 burner oil stove with oven; Congoleuni v\ig and many smaller items, � A PROMPT ATTftNBANCE WILL BE APPRECIATED TERMS CASH PHONES 770-469 "WAODINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE" Canada Land 1 Irrigation Co. Ltd. 530,000 Acres Dry And Irrigable Lands - These lands are in the district between Retlaw and Medicir^e Hat, and north and adjacent to the Old Man and South Saskatchewan rivers. These lands are to be placed on the market at a reasonable valuation. The Company are^looking for bonafide settlers. We would be pleased to have you inspect our lands. Prospective purchasers should make all enquiries direct through the Company's office at Medicine Hat. We have no outside agencies and pay no commissions. LAND DEPARTMENT Canada Land & Irrigation Co. Ltd. FARM LABOR The Provincial Department of Agricultore Has ^v^; Opened a BUREAU in the 'v!||'"' Board of Trade Offices LETHBRIDGE to secure and distribute farm labor. Farmers wishing to secure help should apply immediately to MR. J. A. WEIR, who has charge oi this free service. Phone 1603 Box 677 MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA Phone 2428 NEXT WEEK WE WILL UNLOAD TWO CARS OF Emmerson Power-Lift Owing to Scarcity it Will Be Necessary to Order Early THE SUPERIOR SUPPLY CO. CORNER SECOND AVE. AND THIRTEENTH 8T% 19 ;