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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta NOnOHCIMCR PIANOS KDISON PHONOGRAPHS ASSINIBOIA MUSIC CO., LTD. "Everythino Mutlcal" 315.6th Street South Phone 1648 LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD "WANT" ADS BRING QUICK ANSWERS IN FRESH FOR THE WEEK END BEEF, PORK, VEAL, LAMB, MUTTON ^ Direct from the Farm to Your Table. DELANY'S Meat Co. Opposite DalUs Holel Phone 452 Canada Food Board License Number 9-2664 Kodak your Vacation NO MATTER HOW MUCH YOUR VACATION IS ENJOYED IT IS SOON FORGOTTEN ONLESS YOUR KODAK SERVES AS A MEM-ORY JOGGER. KEEP A PICTURE STORY OF THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE^TO CHEER UP THE HOUR^ THAT NEED CHfeERING THE KENNY & ALLIN CO., Ltd. ^ Store NEXT dallas HOTEL PHONE 14�7 FRESH BLUEBERRIES Are now coming on dally nnil prices, wo arc told, nro not likely lo bo any less and as the quality Is now the very finest wo would advlao buying now for canning. Price, per basket............$3.50 our august catalogues are now ready for distribution. WATCH OUR BUSINESS GROW. that IS our slogan since doing business under our l^ew cash system. the elimination of bad DEBTS, delivery and collection costs has meant a big saving and , since reducing our prices in accordance our business has been growing by leaps and bounds. THE GOOD CO. LIMITED Hisrh-Clas; Cash Grocers canada food board liicense number 8-599 Phone 525 1 WREOFSERINGESB! AMERICANS PAVES FOR NEW DRIVE London, Aug. 1.-Yesterday was a day ot sheer, hard-in-and-out lif/ating on the American front, telegiapiis Iieuter's correspondent on the front nonh of tlie Marue. He says thii*. the linal capture ot Serlnges by Mm Am c-i 'cans -.vas an especially cro,Ut:ible nchievemort. Since the Americans toolc the ^illago on Monday the Germans mad.) r,o in-lantry attack on the place, but kept up a constant artillery and machine gun tire to drive them out. This continued all Tuesday and toward evening the enemy seemed to think that the spirit ot Uie defenders might possibly be broken and then they began to emerge from the Neslea Forest In a way that seemed to forecast a fresh aftempt to take, the village.- Of the fight which ensued the correspondent �writes: "The Americans, after three days of to and fro fighting through villages had learned sublety and were determined to have a real fight to a finish. They consequently withdrew as if retiring from Seringes and the Germans crept down from their high ground convinced they had their opponents beaten. Additional German troops came poilring ^in until the town was occupied as it never had been before. "But as the new occupants began to organize their defenses they found tliat bullets appeared to te coming in from three sides of the village and it was not long before they dlsrover-�3'i lliat the Americans, -while with-ir.iwlDg from the front u'. th& town, h^i commenced an encr.^Mng move-ment on both sides, thus forming a fling almost completely, around it.  "Then came' tragic fighting. The Prussian Guards bad voted not to surrender and their opponents' were just as anxious to see the thing through. Jt was an affair of small arms, but the 'Americans proved to be better shots and slowly picked off men here and there. . "Then the Americans began to advance and slowly their encircling ring closed abo;it the village. As the ring drew closer and the defenders saw ;their doom, approaching, they doubled itheir flre,'')'Jt rIHI the' Americans ,came unfalteringly like a storm or I the unav:^idab!e stroke of fate. "When the Amerlcap.a� reached the precfncts of the vJIJa�e their'fire ceased and with one' wild' yell they cUsed with the foe! The flerpe-uproar suddenly gave place to a strange silence aa man grappled with man. Only tho slash ut steel on iitocl and the grrans of 'he- F.trlcken could be heard. "The Issue never, was in doubt for instant. At this kind ot fighting the American Is more than equal to any Prussian Guardsman, and in a little more than ten minutes all was over. "Except for a tew German prisoners, every German In the village had breathed his last. Such was the final capture ot Seringes. "During the night the enemy twice attempted to retake Sergy, but each time he was repulsed with heavy losses. i Then he made a fierce assault on -Meurcy, east of Seringes, which was piled with dead which he had left there the day before when every man defending it died at his post. There again the enemy waa unsuccessful, though not until steel had crossed steel in the big farmyard and the heaps o! German slain had bedn doubled in the ruins about it. "This was classic fighting indeed, man against man and the better to win. There w-as no call for quarter. The pride ot the professional soldier was up against the pride ot the free man, both preferring death to surrender. "Later in the morning the fighting extended still farther eastward and in every case the Germans who attacked were annihilated. Later came the attack on Seringes and an attempt at the same time to drive the allies from Hill 187, west of Seringes. "There for the first time since the allies crossed the Ourcq the Germans may be said to have detinitely taken the offensive. "All through the day's fighting the enemy's airplanes attempted iii the most daring manner to assist in the battle.^ Early in the morning six enemy planes succeeded in penetrating as far as the La Croix Blanche Farm near La Fere Forest. They swooped down close above the roads in the valley and fired upon allied troops. "Members of the Prussian Guard who were taken prisoners state that their orders were to hold tho line at all costs and well they obeyed. AU three of their battalions apparently were in the ling on this memorable day, which ended everywhere in victory tor the allies, although there was no great gain "of ground. "During the following night ground near.Seringee was . captured by, the Ajnerlcans. The advance will make it possible tor the troops in this sector to join hands with the conquerors of Sergy and Seringes." MARKEIS Winnipeg, Aug. 1.-There was a better inqui^- for cash oats from Ontario traders today. The volume of business, however, was light, owing to the small offerings. Spreads were unchanged. Oats closed l-2c higher for October and 1 5-Sc higher for December. Flax closed 4c lower for October^ Winnipeg Markets Oats- Open Close. October.......... 82�4 83% December ..... 7SVi 79% Flax-October .......... m H\ Cash Prices Oats- Xo. 2 C.W.. . 89% No. 3 C.W... ST^i Extra No. 1 Feed .............. 87% No. 1 feed.. 83% No. 2 toed.. 80% Barley-No. 3 C.W...125 No. 4 C.W...120 Flax-No. 1 N. W. C................144 Winnipeg Livestock Winnipeg. Aug. 1.-Receipts at the Union Stock Yards today wore 1100 cattle, 7a calves, 901 hogs and ISS sheep. Quotation!: Butcher steers ?7.50 to $14; heifers, $8 to $11.50; cows $4.50 to $10.50; bulls $5.50 to $S; oxen $5.50 to 8.75; stockers and feeders $0 to $10.50; vealers $5.50 to $13; sheep and lambs $9.75 to $14. Hogs, selects. $19.50; heavies $16.50; sows and stags, $14.50; light $18.50. mm ME ABOUTTORESIGN? Has Nothing to Say Yet- May Manage Big New Mine Is Mayor Hardie considering handing over the magisterial reins of the city of Lethbridge? ,A somewhat persistent rumor to that effect has been going the rounds for the past ten days. Several close friends of the mayor confess having heard it.- The Herald asked the mayor this morning whether there is any truth in the rumor. The reply was a smile and the statement: "I have, nothing to eayat the present time. When I do, I will say it to the council." The rumor is to tho effect that Mayor Hardie is preparing to resign his office to take up the management of a new coal mine which is to be developed in the i^ethbridge field. The mayor would not_ deny that the story had some, color of fact. s ervice Our aim is to render satisfactory everyday service in all departments of our business. We recognize our duty to tho public and fulfill it tho best wo can. Immedinta. profits are not our chief aim-for we realize that the increased business which will come to us because of quality goods and superior service will cause profits to take caro ot themselves. If you will trade with us for a limited time, wo feel quite sure that our exemplary service will inspire in you a feeling ot security that will cause you to become a regular customer. THE RED CROSS DRUG & BOOK CO., LTD. Suecetter* to Jatkson & Co. Telephones 655 and 1232 Sherlock .Building CITY AND DISTRICT Medical Board of Review Capt. Cook, Capt. Nivin and Capt. Connor are sitting at a medical board of review here today. Attending Taber Fair W. McC. Moore, C. G. Orolf and a number ot other Lethbridge . people are attending the Taber f^r today. The Carrier*' Statement The secretary of the .Ideal branch ot the Postar Clerks and Carriers announces that all the members are back at work, liUlng their old positions, having accepted an agreement as other western branches have doij.o, resuming work on the removal of strike breakers. .J Wage increases approximating 10 per cent, and effective on August 1, will be granted by the United States Steel corporation to laborers at its manufacturing plants. It was announced by the corporation's financial com-mitteiB. Bake in Comfort a omau eitCTmC FAN WILL FRESHEN THE ATMOSPHERE^ ; in VOUR KITCHill. a fan WILL OlVtf YOU MORE COMFORT ' P.6n the; MON�V. than YOU COULO'GET IN ALMOST ANY OTHIR way,- OAU/ANO SEE OUM^ This Star Eliectric Co. .40� FIFTH tTRECT �. G. LEICESTER CooLyour Bipod It is very important to avoid heavy eating during the heated speU. " � Refrigerants and Salines nro indicated each morning. You can make your choice: END'S FRUITr SALTS, WEDO'S FRUIT SALINE, HOLBROOK'S HEALT SALT, CEREBOS SALT, CITRATE OF.VAGNESIA, ABBEY'S SALTS, EFFERVESCENT PHOSPHATE OF SODl'O^ ETC., ETC., ETC., ETC. 1 D. Higiflbolham & Go -" Limited � 7%� Stoaatt item �AJberta'* FlanitP Druaol*t** Wholesale and Retail Chamlttk �Phones 1515 and 322 Resurrie Recruiting Sheriff Yo^ng, who is chairman of the local recruiting committee for the Royal Air, Force, has received word that recruiting, which has been sto\> iJed for some time,- is to be resumed. The Alberta quota for August Is 70 men. Tl^ese are to be picked largely from the young men of the 19 year old class, and applications will be received locally. Sheriff Young also advises those who are on the reserve list to got in tou(;h with headquarters as soon as possible. Bargains in Refrigerators and Ice Cream Freezers 1 Refrigerator, regular $50.00, now......$40.00 1 Refrigerator, regular $45.00, now......$38.50 1 Refrigerator, regular $55.00, now ...... $43.50 1 Refrigerator, ragular $42.00, now......$32.50 1 Refrigerator, regular $32.00, now......$24.75 THESE REFRIGERATORS ARE all EXTRA HIGH GRADE AND NEW STOCK. ^5% REDUCTION ON ALL ICE CREAM FREEZERS Consumers Hardware and Supply Company ti - ? bank clearings > Bank clearings for tho week ? ending today nro $805,797 as ? against $864,882 for tho corres- ? ponding week a year ago. : SUFFER IN MOSCOW. Moscow, (Via Amaterdam) Aug. 1.-The people's delegate* foi internal affairs have appealed to the provincial and district committees declaring that Moscow and Petrograd have been \wlthout bread for four days. The provincial and district committees are urgently requested to rescue the capital from famine. Body of Man Found Word was received about five o'clock yesterday by Coroner Humphries that the body of a dead man had been found on the prairie near Foremost. The Information was telephoned hi' Sergt. Nach of thb Ai. P. P. detachment at Foremost. Coroner Humphries loft at once to investigate hut up till iioon' no detailfe had been received by A. P. P. headquarters here. . Death of- Mrs. Steele There died in the city, today, Aug. 1, Alice Steele, aged 30 years, beloved wife of J. L. Steele. The body whs removed to Fetterly's Undertaking Parlors, and will be forwarded to Car-leton^Place for interment. Mrs. Steele has been a resident of Lethbridge for over a year. The time of the funeral will be announced in tomorrow's issue. Jlr. Steele is a member of the stalf of the Hed Cross Drug Store. Furniture at Auction! WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS Friday Next, August 2nd AT TWO P.M. SHARP FRANK WADDINGTON WILL SELL BY PUBLIC RUCTION A LARGE CONSIGNMENt OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Including Handsome ^Dlnitig Suite in fumed otil:; oak sideboards; massive oak sideboards; handsome BRASS BK'O, complete .with ccill springs and niattrcas; set of fine oak dining chairs; two extension dining tables; very fine quality Davenport; six oak dressers with washstands; good couch, upholstered in groon tapestry; THREE 2-BURNER NEW PERFECTION OIL STOVE.S; splendid KITCHEN CABINETT; Buck's "Chief" KITCHEN RANGE: 4-holc OAS RANGK, Al order; kitchen tables; drop leaf side table; a chief range; a Raymond sewing macTi7ne;.a library table; and many other items.' ON VIEW THURSDAY, 7,00-9.00 P.M. TERMS CASH PHONES 770-469 WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE p u MILITARY POLICE BADLYIULE Montreal, August 1.-Throe hundred military police, heavily armed, marched into Cote St. Paul and St. Henri districts of Montreal this morning and proceeded to round up the available, deserters under the Military Service 1 Act. The invasion followed the maul-' Ing yesterday of a small detacl^mcnt ot military police at the hands ot up-' wsirds of 100 frequenters o^ the district Today the military police, heavily veiiiforced and armqti tor all eventualities, arc systematically combing the district tor defaulters under tho act. .VANCOUVER CARPENTERS OUT. Vancouver, Aug, 1.-About 400 carpenters went on strike here today, the new wage .scale asked having been refused by the con- � tractors. They are asking $6.50 for an eight-hour day as against $5.50. The contractors offered $6.00, Painters have gone on strike for $5.50 a day, an Increase of fifty cents for the eight hours. Some 200 mill and factory workers haM gone out to enforce a demantf for $5 a day. They were ^ receiving $4.50. > IS WANTED. Vancouver, Aug.' 1,-John Berry, secretary of tho Madeauvillo Telegraph Company was airrested last night at the request of tho provincial police at Gull Lake, Sask., and will bo held here pending the arrival of an officer from that point. WE SELL YOU FRESH KILLED MEATS and for 30 years in Lethbridge the best. : : : : : COIVIPLETE LINES FOR THE WEEK END R. Coultry Phohe 492 The Alberta Meat Market Canada Pood Board License Number 8-28093. N._ / ' Winnipeg, Aug. 1.-Considerable interest throughout the country is [ iieing'shown In tlie proaecutlon.'i by tho Canadian Pacific Railway of several sleeping car conductors In their employ on. charges of having carried passengers without a regularXtlclt et and without trnnstovr^g iponios collected from such paasengers to the railway. F. AS'lUlams and A. U. Rawdon, sleeping car conductors, have been committed for trial in Winnipeg po-; llco court today on this charge. They both asked for speedy trial alter pleading not guilty, 'H. J. PackHam �iB'-be_^ ing examined this afternoon on a slni^ liar charge. i- In A'ancouver,*Mohtreal and Toronto, ft Is understood, men nro under arrest on this charge. About a dozen arrests have been made in all. It is said that a conspiracy has been unearthed whereby one sleeping car conductor turned over a passenger who had paid no fare to another conductor at tho end_of his run, and that conductors from Coast to Coast would share in tho secret commissions collected in lieu of tho regular faro. ANNOUNCEMENT Madam Margaret ^s giving Spiritual Readings diiily, including Sundays at 114 5th St. S., suite 3, Begin Block. 196-G We want for immediate' delivery, well cured new timothy. Highest market prices paid. P. O. Hyde & Co. - - 196-2 REMOVAL NOTICE On and after August 1st, the offlces of the C. ij. Bowman Agency will be lopated as o%in4Ily in the Acadia Building, 3r(l*AWfti lib South, Suite 1, Advt. In Porte Jlloo -women can hold of. lice but I.-9 proUkitod from voting. � I THE COOLEST SPOT IN LETHBRIPGE HENDERSON LAKE   . PAVILION. SWIMMING AND BOATING tee Cream Parlor and All Kinds of Soft Drinks Come and Enjoy the Hot Sum- -I mer Evenings at "The Lake." AUCTION SALE 'of �., �; p 1 Farm Stock & Implements on THE NOJITH-EAST QUARTER of SEC. 10, ROE. lO^TWP. 23, FOUR MILES EAST OF MONARCH, FIVE MILES SOUTH of NOBLEFORD, SIX MILES WEST OF COMMERCE, on WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7th , . AT ONE o'CLOCK SHARP t black mare, weight 1300; 1 black gelding, weight 1200; 1 Mack mare, 10 years old, weight 1300; 1 black gelding, 10 years old. weight 1300; 1 sorrel gelding, 11 years old, weight 1300; 1 sorrel gelding, 12 years old, weight 1100; 1 bay gelding, 12 yoara old, weight 1100; 1 brown gelding 6 years old, weight 1200; 1 team black niaroa, 6 years old, weight 2200; foal by side; 1 brown maro, 10 years old, weight 1000; '2 three-year-old mares; 2 two-year-old mares; 1 gelding, 2 years old; 1 yearling colt; 2 milch cows; 2 yearling hqjters; 1 yearling steer; rHoistoln hull, 2 years old; 2 McCoiTnIck binders; 1 P.O. subsoil packer; 1 P.O. gang plow; 1 McCornilck disc harrow; 1 Mc-Cormick hay rake; 1 drag harrow; 1 Ollveri sulky plow; 1 Imperial gahg plow; 2 Weber wagons; 1 Massey-Harris cultivator; 1 Vatt Brunt double disc drill, 20 run; 1 Van Brunt press drill, Ifi run; 1 two seated buggy; 1 top buggy; 1 single buggy; 6 setd double  harness; 1 set single harness; 1 smut machine; 1 cook stove; 1 Monarch washer. TERMS OF SALE;-25 per cent, cash, balance 12 months credit on furnishing approved Joint notes with eight per cent, on all credit amounts, or seven per cent, off for cash on the credit amounts, John Geleynse, Owner. J. A. Smith, Auctioneer. vacation time Spend your idle hours In touch with nature, In mountain, vaUer. on hill and-by stream. BOOKS OF THE RIGHT SORT portray the boat in life, envelop^ midst the cholcdst spots of earUi. The Twentieth Century Book Stoce ' ^ JS DISTINCTLY "BOOKISH" 514 FOURTH AVENUE PHONE 813 Office Stationery and Equipment TYPEWRITERS, LOOSE LEAF SYSTEMS. ADDING MACHINES, OFFICE FURNITURE, SYNOPTIC CASH BOOKS, 8TOCK CERTIFICATES A seals yit SUPPL'V' EVERYTHING YOU may NEED,i / ever All & franks sinnott dliock OFFICE OUTFiTTERS COR. 4th AVE. 4 BTH 8t, 8. '�-�.n,:^i^.^:m<',T,--~,7v,f-a!!--.rnr-rrT'!-K-^^^ ,,..,,: ,,,5j,,.,,_.^, .,.,,.-,,� V.-,.,, ,-,i,,.,......v.i, ' . '''' � ;