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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE OATLT HBRALO AUGUST the filberta DAILY AND WttKUY and fNI LETHBRIDOR HIRAUD PRINT INQ UIMITit Ml 6th Street Buchanan President and Managing Director Torrance Business Office 1SBI MltoriU Offict mi Subscription par per by per yfir by per year by per year to II M of expiry of year dally on address Aaeept of papere date ii authority to continue the tub THE PROGRESS OF THE The Germans have been vigorously counterattacking the American and French lines within the past day or two but have not accomplished In the allied forces have been able to advance their lines slightly Tln the face of the enemy The French and Atuoricanf again re sumed the offensive flth some TBo situation in Russia Is getting beyond the control ot the Bol Increasingly Important cap tures by the Czechs have caused alarm and the Bolshevikl are reor gaiilzlng the army on new to force service by former Russian offi not completed in time to be of use but the baseball ground was taken advantage ot and evidently appre Rome very spirited gamei hav ing been The fishing Is all that onn be de not only In the different creoks and smaller but the big Icko trout are very plorflrlul in the main lakes and some excellent catches wore Quito a number ot parties enjoyod exciting climbs to tho summits of of the ruRRiMl and picturesque peaks In tlie One parly after two succeeded In attain ing the summit of Mount Cleveland to the south the altitude ot which Is Largo numbers Of tourists spend a few days in tho park travelling through from the Glacier National Park and one and all were loud In their praises of the beauties of tho Waterton Lakes Work has been commenced on a number of summer cottages and many inquiries received with regard to lots both for residential and business pur Quito a large number of the lots in the townsite wore disposed of and the plans of tho proposed build ings thereon are of a good most ly of a rustic nature so as to conform to the Along the boulevards the under growth and stumps were all cleared and the property made much more at A number of rustic seats were built along the shore of the We had R considerable increase over Cornier years in the number of visit over coming to tho park last As we are some S5 from a railroad and tho season is quite I think this is an excellent showing and proves that this park will become famous as a summer re sort and each year will see greater numbers of people taking advantage of its different PASSING MAKING BUSINESS FOR STREET We note the report that the city council has granted permission for the erection of a dancing pavilion Henderson and that dancing will be allowed under proper super We noto also that Commissioner j Freeman on the street cars the days on which the merrygo round is to be operated for the enjoy ment of the tlie fact that the street railway made during fair week had somethingto do withthese de cisioni on the of the cityconn they are Just along the lines The Herald has been urging for We have always contended that the Lake could be made the greatest resort for innocent am usement in Southern and that by providing amusement there for the people much could be done to increase street railway People are an to visit the but there niimt be something besides tho scenery to attract A vigorous campaign along the line of sports and amuse ments for all pleasureseekers will do wonders to pull the street railway out of the hole and put it on a paying SOUTHERN ALBERTAS SUMMER With better roads and trails leading Waterton Lakes the beauty of Southern the resort Is becoming and to being vin ited annually by thousands of do not come long It but more and more the park becoming and with the greater recognition which is now be ing and with the adver It is receiving through ly iing alongside tho Olacier National Park south of the it may be ejt vjected that within a few years It swiU bevtelted annually by tens of seem to anpre of tlie iparic means to this and as a rfr suit have taJea a pasEive in tterastMawhat has been done so wpulfy Herald that we are mining a great opportunity jlto put rouraelves in line for a share j great touriat traffic that brings wealth to Alberta The kreatest need at Wflterton Is a mod At the present of it Is hardly feasible to spend hotel accommodation for convenience of but our VWtnees men ghould keep the oppor Ipnjty in mind and when the war is over they shcuid make it thetbuti to capital in tlie erection of a hotel hotels and loalini to the park will on he map as nothing olse tor natural beauty jf tlie ipot the atiiactiuns are suca aa WlU bll crcwda rejicrt cf the cooimlli Ioner otpiminion just from the of I In addition to the different means of outdoor recreation such as buatfug com pleted last summer two tennis courts baseball ground tor the use of courts THE OAS COMPANY Calgary has an arrangement where by the city receives a share of the profit from the Calgary Gas Company which is a subsidiary company of the Canada Western Natural Gas Com pany which supplies The Herald is wondering how it is that the Calgary concern made a Lethbridge Is not directly but probably local gas users would like to it out so we reproduce the Calgary newspapers comment In view of the fact that the Cana dian Western Natural Light and Power which is the parent of the Calgary Gas Com pany showed a profit for Ite 1917 while the child showed a the city commissioners are an xious to see the parent companys financial statement that Their curiosity is Under the franchise agreement the city is entitled to some share of the profit accruing to the company from its business in this It may be all but to the uninitiated it seems odd that with the parent com pany showing a sizeable profit on the years business should be a deficit recirded against that branch which is responsible for the greatest turnover of the product being mar If such a state affairs ex isted in a mercantile business there would be something doing at the an nual At any rate now that the move has been made to see just where the city stands with relation to its share of Gas which do not appear inote but are quite observable in it is well that it be continued to the wherever that may The people will be more satisfied to know the best or whichever it at and we should imagine the company would welcome a clearing away of the suspicion that now sur rounds the The only comment we have is that we are very glad the gas com pany supplying Lethbridge is tied up to an iron bound contract which does not allow it to raise its price above 35 cent and as the maxi pium has been charged for a long time we do not have to worry about gas Joining other commodities in the soaring coats of HOSPIIALAT In some parts ot West Virginia wo men are employed as coal The railways ot Japan nre largely operated by New York City has oyor wo men barbers and hair The Calgary Chautauqua will open next Miss SUo Dorsey fs an assistant pay master in the United States Women in England have entered almost every trade except Women in Franco are prohibited from buying Industries in the flnfled States em ploy over women and In Porto Ulco women can hold of fice but are prohibited from Two of the largest buildings of tho Provo woolen mills engaged on gov ernment contracts were destroyed by The loss is estimated at Richard a resident of Catharines for SO and the oldest Oddfellow in died For 63 years he has been a member of Union lodge f f i Red Deer fair was opened Tuesday by Duncan minister ot in a fine practical and Red Deer started be the most successful exhibition and fair ever held In that Doubling of the war taxes on admis sion to places of amusement and club dues was decided upon by tho house ways and means Majority sentiment of tho committee was said to favor more than doubling the present taxes ou but fin From Our Own Corresponded July Cardston hospital has reopened again under the auperintendency of Miss Agnes Sheran with Miss Taylor after having closed tor a coiipIe ot Christie Is In the Van Haar lem hospital ln Lethbrldge and is re covering from her The last few days several train loads of stock mtle have been ship ped out of Including the cattle of Henry of Marys It is understood that good prices were MiiB Dowdle has just returned after two years missionary work In the eastern and central The tickets for the Chautauqua which takes place frnm August 10 to 16 are selling very rapid Several hundred have already been The crops are looking much better after the splendid rain of last weak and plenty of fall feed is KILLED men were killed In a fire which destroyed a warehouse of the Fleischman Yeast Five firemen and workmen were caught under a falling wall and all are believed to be From Our Own tJorresnoiidentV July out driv ing with his family on Sunday after noon James observ ing smoke emitting from underthe liopcL his car and getting Jo discovered the backpifrt the engine in The prompt use of sand extinguished the fire hut the occupants of tlie car were forced walk some dis as the fire put the engine out of Any doubt which may have existed as to crop prospects in this district were set at rest by a soaking rain on was filling up splendidly previous to that and would have gdod yield any but it is now felt returns of 25 bushels to the acre and upwards are Elmer Atkinson is his new farm southeast of here this a visit to the home of brothejIn over the week end and wl41e here attended the Leth bridge Irving and building con are building a hiproot barn for William Gardner of Claresholm ball teamvisited Barons on A rather loose the chief feature of which num ber of players hit by pitched re sulted in a win for the home team 7 runs to to Clares holm on Wednesday to take part in the tournament at the fair Stephens and family have moved north to Calgary and their house has been rented by Hugh Stephens has gone to carry out some contracts for drill Ing wells and has taken his drilling machinery with Miss Gertrude of is here on a vlsT Miss Pearl Sherwood has returned from a holiday spent at Vancouver and oilier Thomas visited Edmon ton on business last on Fusee paid a weekend visit to liestates tliaTlie saw few crops as good as those of the Barons district and Johnson Is at present on a visit to irvinSr1215 oth Tho Red Cross Society ar rangements made for serving supper on the evening of live celebra August They the use of the store formerly occu pied by and will be in a position to accommodate tlie largo As all of tho proceeds will go to tho Hod it is expected thpt tho supper will be liberally pat thoro is littlo chance of the as all nicest ladies of the town and district will be on hand to dis poiiHO tho dainties which are being Malley expects to move into the parsonage this ind is is suing wholesale invitations to tlie members of tho Congregation to visit For the informal ion of those not in tins know it may be mention ed that Malley is tho proud rpOR HOKsor of billiard is of a Kiimc of billiards and ft anxious to try conclusions with the best cyo artists in It is gratifying to be able in report that since Malluy took charge of the church hero the church service has doulj lod al decision was deferred until addi tional information could bo had from tho treasury which had the C Wage 10 per will the United States Steel to at was announc ed tae fessor of classics In the University of died suddenly at has a eonat the front airrt is id Lloyd MacMaUgh only lords of council i The the only dally newspaperin fissex County has been solct Hornwinr of Saska a Jh neighborhood of ftertnnu is the ilsher tit tho Saskatoon Star and the Reglna i Eightsteel ships with a total weight tonnage of were deliver ed by American shipyards last Launclrtngs for the week include 10 steel vessels with total tonnago of and five wooden ships with a tonnage of Membership In the Groat War1 Vet erans Association is to be limited to men who have seen service in Eng service tho with provision for excep tional caeea and preserving the status of present members of the association not Included the category of men who have been The followingCanadians have es caped from Germany and have arriv ed in London 16874 Vic 7984 Donald Sault Land Corker and Cameron were captured at Ypres In and escaped together on June 7 of this It seventh attempt to Both walked nearly fording several rivers to reach the Dutch captured at Regina trench the Somme iu escaped on June 15 From Our July and Swaasori and the stampede at Carrington la selling out his grocery leave soon on a trip to the Bryden has bought the hotel building Carrington and will start an eating house Lusher of Ooriiad spent the week end with and The ladies aid ofthe church will meet at the of Ida Roberts on August 7th 3 The first quarterlybdard meeting of the church will be in the church on Friday after A full attendance is and Perry of the station leave today for an extended trip to via1 Lethbridge and will visit Perrys sister at Hillcrest and spend a week or so fishing at that and Thompson and and Peck of Calgary are visiting In Martin Linderman and Ole Johnson have left for a trip Into the north The Kings Daughters will meet at the church on Tuesday evening at Hyden and Will Early left this week for where they ex pect to make Misses Winnin Howey and Grace Fujlerton and Crowley and took in the Lethbridge Foremost is enjoying a splendid Already an of rain has fallen and no signs of From Our Own Correspondent July and who have been visiting here all returned to their home at the took in the at Lethbridge last Duncan and Samuel Cross hauled loads of riax to Manyberriee and Wetherelt were Manybemes visitors and took in the dance th re Nool Bar tholomew and Hunter have gone north to ilio Edmonton country to put up lias staked out a hay limit on Pakowkt bottom and will make UH hay there as soon as it is dry i Somo Hprny a11 here Friday and wliib u heavy rain is re ported farther We are in hopes I that a rain will yot save our green i Our Own Correspondent July wne represented at the Lethhfldge fair and stampede last the fol lowlng were conspicuous by their Jack Cw Homer Jim Felch and ahd tarn Parkfer JVaiilt Ban Harper iltlt Tom Orr and Mcfwugall and Chester fartltyr Wv Philpott and fam Doyle and Meyer LoVegrove and wlte havsNleft for Intend to v Mills has been appointed sec retatgt ot the Champion consolldatad Candall and Scott visitors Sat Smith is a business visitor in PtncHer has recently return ed from Washington where she has been visiting her Smith and Lloyd have just returned from n fishing trip in the Mat Aoberts has recently re turned from Members of the Ladies Aid Visit ed the of Mat Roberts hut Friday evening in the form of a surprise That Proposed It Is nothing Jess than say some of the for the rate payers and business men of Champion to turn down a proposition calculi ated to meet the demand ot the local hog industry and at the same time enhance the business Interests of the town and We refer to the proposed abattoir which would hftve been launched by the Champion Meat one of the most reliable firms in Turning this thing down will result in sending away at least 30 per of trade to other Champion farmers hav ing hogs for sale will either go to Vulcan or Carmangay and naturally there dopart of their Red Cross president of the lo cal society is again on energeti cally assuming theresponsibilities of that sewipg nTeeting will be held Friday afternoon at the homo of i Cars will leave the church al 2 Air ladies Young jieoples Red Cross Fri August held at the home of FARM HELP AT RIGHT TIME The Canadian farmer doesnot want gifts next He wants help for the and harvest time will be man are needed for in in 000 in and in British New Brunswick needs all of her own men and has noun to Scotia needs all her own so does Prince 13d ward Help will have to come from thu towns aud and Ume to jiuikc arrangements is Champion Budget WMXtfc H CAHTAiPAlO SIM fcpi tt CMM ORDERS For small remittances use the Money Orders Itoued this They are payable without charge at any Bank in Canadaexcept ih the Yukon The cost Is as 15 and 9i S and not cxceediug 6 10 3O mm MYBMIB STAMM LETHBRIDGE Manage WARNER IflVW Sewing In the af Supper will be served tween 6 and9 fol Young people age and over Are specially requested to fall Into line and make the iflost successful Red Cross throughout tho The president states jUat rens Red Cross day is being arranged for the near future and requests that the Prisoners of War Fund boxes not bo opened until that The date will be announced Children or adults wishfag one of these prisoner of war envelopes may have same by applying to tho Lots of en velopes on Every home should have Harper wishes to extend a noto of thanks and appreciation to all the ladies of town and country who have faithfully and ener getically during hef A special note of commendation is due Johnson for the efficient way in which she has piloted the Red Cross work during the absence of the During the month Johnson has been untiring in her ef forte to extend the work of the Re4 Carl Peterson has offered to donate the Ice for the Red Cross ice cream The local society accepts this kind ddnation with heartiest apprecia The last sewing meeting was held in the the following ladles were present Miss Rachael Lucille Smith Miss Miss Har Work taken In during the week with todays sewing Alice 1 knit wash cloth 1 knit capEm ma 9 Turkish wash cloths 2 shirt 12 towels 10 handker 4 bed gocki If dressing gowns dona 2 pair socks Mary K knit wash clotlf 6 prw perty 2 knit wash Carlson 23 towete 8wash and 2 pair 2 palf 1 suit pyjamas 4 pair socks 1 pair 1 knit trench cop Hachael 1 knit trench cap Miss 6 property bags1 9 Turkish cloths 42 Handkerchiefs 3 knit wash clothn 1 knit wash Fridays sewing 7 1 1 trench 8 donation of The ladles of Champion district will be pleased to know that we have taken In SOO pieces of eewlng during my supervision of the workIn the ab sence of the also as follows Dur llfo proceed from bake ice cream and I thank you all very much for your untiring and cheerful support during the BuslneM Long one of our local res taurant proprietors has been obliged to enlarge his business Louie added an upper story to his pres ent 9 feet the full length of tho present This he in tends to have divided into nine bed fitted up in first class Some Improvements have been made downstairs as The front of the store been fully equipped with plate Four private boxej have been installed meala7 Long Louis ia to be commended on his en terprising spirit intimes like IVE BEEN HAVING A HARD AND I WANT YOU TO A C COM MO ATC rlfi WITH CREDIT UNTIU 1 CAN WHY OONT YOU ASK OUTOTTOWN I HOUSCS YOU HAVE OCKN THE MONTHS A PLAIN TRUTH A man may patronize the mail houses for send them in that time hundreds of a t the same time they wouldnt modate him for a twocent This is the unvarnished If you think otherwise try Nit for yourself and These outoftown houses do not know to know not interestedin you in any way in the money you send Spend your money with our own iowjw who know you for what you real lyaref who Liappreeiate your your assistance in building up home ;