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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, AUGUST T1IK MS1UHHIWK UAH.J F1VK "Hold Fast Victory Is Is Lloyd-George's Message to Empire London, Aug.-- taat" tlw keynote of the message to llrltlsh Empire Issued hy Premier Lloyd George, and promulgated in a dramatic way throughout tue King- dom at the hour d' nine o'clock to- 'iiiKhl. Tlio message was read to Iho audience in all theatres, concert halls and other places where ueople wero assembled, including the moving pic- ture houses. Sealed copies ot Iho message liail been, distributed to the managers of all these- places with the request lhat they open aud read it at iiino o'clock. The message follows: 'The message which 1 send to tUo llrHlsh Empire on Ihe fourth anniver- sary; of their entry lutq Ihe war Is 'hold fast'." are In this war for no selfish end. are In Ib recover freedom for the nations which have been brutally attacked and: despoiled and to prove iliac no people, however powerful, can itself'to Hie lawless ambi- tions of militarism without meeting re- tribution, certain and disastrous, at tho hands Ihc free nations of tho world. To atop short of victory for this cause would (o compromise the future of mankind. "1 say 'hold fast'. h Prospects Bright "Because our prospects of victory have never been so bright as Ihcy sire la Six mo'nlhs ago the rulers of Oermauy deliberately rejected the just and ,reasonable settlement pro- posed by Iho allies. "Throwing aside the last mark of illey partitioned Russia. enslaved RpiitnanEa and attempted to seize by overthrowing tho allies In a final desperate attack. Uie'inviaclblc bravery of all UIB allied armies, it Is noo- OTlitent 10 all that this dream ofuniveraal con- was quest for the Bake of which only they the wanted lo prolong the war, can never te fulfilled. "Hut ihe battle Is uot yet won. Tho great autocracy of Prussia will still endeavor, by violence or guile, to avoid defeat and so givo militarism a new lease of life. We cannot seek to the horrors ot war for our- selves by laying them up for our child reft. Having set our hands to Ihe task, we must see it through, tiki a just aud lasting settlement achieved. "In no other way can we ensure a world set free from war. "f-lold fast. (Signed) LLOYD GKOIIGE." FINANCING CROPS. SAYS IHE VMS IS Aug. help fin- ance crop movements, Iho war finance corporation announced today tliut It would welcome applications from banks for loans to cover advances by Lbo Jiauks to farmers and merchants for harvesting unil marketing wheat and other crops, l-oans will he limited to four months and will carry interest at G per cent, per unuum. BAD FIRE. Montreal, Aug. started au explosion of unknown origin this morotng, destroyed the plant of the Montreal IHsc'nlt Company, The loss is.estlmated at 100 Are Killed Outright on the Hospital Ship Owing to advance in butter market we are now pay tag: 50c per Ib. butter fat for No. 1 Sweet Cream. Ib- butter fat for No. 2 Sweet Cream. 40c per Ib: butter fat for No. 1 Sour Cream. 3Bc per fat for No, 2 Sour Cream. We farmers who have cowsj that they can milk to get.busy, as every little bit hell's when the grain crops fail. e pay all charges anil pay for The Result of Our 1918 i'MUsing Title" Calendar Ransom Picture was 1lt Prize, Docs Not Fight H. M. Culf, .Toledo, Ohio. v 2nd Prize, Angels Their Holy Vigils Keep." Fannie Ranft, Youngs- town, Ohio. 3rd Prlzcf Also Mrl. J. Mancollas, Cal- gary. Woman's E. Hoad, Lothbrldge. Crystal Dairy Limited London, Aug." vessel which was torpedoed on Saturday morning rearing a British port while bringing wounded Into Eng- land from Prance was the War- ilda. The toli number of miss- ing is 123. These are as follows: Two military officers, a com- mandant in Queen Mary's auxil- iary corps, .one American soldier, seven of the crew and 112 others. About four hundred patients were on'board the vessel. It is not known definitely what the loss of life was. One hundred pa- tients, however, are accounted for as having landed at one port, vjhere they were cared for by British organizalions'and the Am- erican Red Cross. Two American officers and fivt privates were on board the vessel. Both the officers are officially re- ported as saved. They were Cap- tain K. T. Beatty and Lieut. H, T. Hubert, The fate of the privates is un- certain. The official report indi- cates that two of them were saved. Many Killed Outright. A 'British Port. Sunday, Aug. The ship torpedoed yesterday morn- Ing was nearing home from Franco and was struck In the aft part of the engine room. Three members of the staff were killed here, and .the dyn; mos were destroyed, plunging-the vea sel Into darkness. Just over tlie dynamos was Ihe ward room, containing' more than 100 pa ,tlenls. 'Most of these'were killed out right by the explosion. Tire -others injured by, the explosion, were trap- ped and'perished, except for a fev. who jumped overboard and were pick cd up. -London, Aug. British torpedo'boat destroyers were sunk by enemy mines on August 1, ac- cording- to an, official of the British-Admiralty- Five of-, ffcers and 92 ratings were lost, ac- cording to the statement. IN USE OF PAPER Washington, Ang1. mills have'been listed as an essential indus- try, Ihe priorities dlyjatpiTof the War Industrial Board announced, today on the greatest. possible economy would he exercised in Ihe use of paper ami'that.'news papers will reduce their consumption of newsprint 15 per cent, on daily editions, and 20 par cent, oa Sunday editions, BOMBARDING PARIS. Paris, Aug. long riinge bom- bardment of the Paris region was re- sumed this morning. RUMANIA CROPS FAIL Amsterdam. Aug. ia's wheat crop is a failure and the condition of malso'in that country is ,only medium, accordlns to Berlin advices to tlie Cologne Gazette.-, Supplies from "Rumania, therefore, can hardly tie counted uyon, -it Is said. 4 Short Mice of Auction Sale TOMORROW, Tuesday, Aug. 6. AT TWO O'CLOCK ON -THE PREMISES, 802 SEVENTH STREET FRANK WADDINGTON WIL'L SELL BY AUCTION'A QUANTITY OF SUPERIOR AND NEARLY NEW HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Including: PIANOFORTE In awcct lono ami In.ported order, ty coniplcte alher SOLID 6RA8S BED, cimplelt.wllh patent strings odd (ell mnttressj trass mounted coll springs anil-felt Timllreas; one ejtl'ra felt maltrces, full aize; oak dressor and stand; Axrainater carpet square; No. 12 bore.aliot gun In excellent condition; 50 feet Of Ihreo-quirler Incli hosti kitchen chairs: kitchen jaUe; wash tubs; boilers and numerous smaller Items. furnKuro Is nearly new, having lieen In use only n tow 'weeks, TERMS CASH PHONES H With tha British Army in France, Aug. 5. (Associated lines on a sec- tor nearly half a mile long north of La Basset Canal, have been evacuated Germans and the British ..have pushed forward and occupied this ground. U. S. CASUALTIES Washington, Aug. MOTHER GOOSE FESTIVAL ATCHAUTAUQUA Fifth Night to Be Joyous One for "Kiddles." Mother GOO--SC is on litr way to lauqu'j. Klie is coming on the Oflli night to dcllKlit the la-arts of all the "ktdOieV as well as all the older folks wllli. young her kelp Vancouver. K. 'ineh of the Trades ainl toun-] :l made a staK-mcm this morning in hk'h he said: "Wiili regard to iljc twenty-four our holiday: even it it in admitted our move is a bad 1 not move of- lliti re- urncd soldiers, lit my opinion, was arse.- Wo du not blame the set- ters. We know what, was behind it. 'hey were totj's for somebody else. "If it can 09 proved that the seven f ua whom the soldiers name have roken llio law in any way, sliajjo or oral. It Is up the authorities to ake action- It is noi for extremists o the re are extremists OH olh sides, ot course. Let the nroner utliorilles decide am! Twill take my neillclne whatever it may be. But I nlend to remain right here." With The British Army in France, Aug. of the most significant character, Indicating that recent events have brought about an extremely marked state of depression in the German army, have fallen into the hands of the British.' Most significant cf all is an extract from a German officer's diar'y In which he relates he has been asked by the divisional head- quarters whether the troops in the line favored peace of a continu- ance of the war, his answer being Immediate peace or an immediate decisive battle. This entry was dated before the "Gqcman drive for Hie Marne be- gan. t MOTHER GOOSE fie children ivlll act out n nrottjr nil fanciful pageant, the Mother foosc Festival. Mother Is not only the page- nt director, (jut also the .Innlor Ku- icrvipor who will spend the entire veefc with you directing the children's lines. These young are mown in each town as Slory Ladies. Ihcy are all i-spericnccd playground workers and have had special training or tba ChaiUuuquji .season nl ilie Co- unibla College of .Expression in Cb> C3EO. BILL FOR'EXTEXSION .OF AGE INTRODUCED Washington, Aug. new administration man power bill ex- tending the Selective Service-Act to all men between the ages of 18 and 45, Inclusive, anrf Authorizing the president to call such persona into military service, "in such se- quences of ages and at such times" as he may prescribe, was introduced today in both houses of congress. f TO INCREASE FARES. 'Minneapolis, Aug. I increase street car fares (o seven cents United was made here today by the Twin-CIt) Slates array, casualty list today Transit Company, at a meeting names, divided as follows: in action 203; died; of tains Killed wounds, or'dlsease, 9; died of accident and other causes, 0; died of airplane accident, 1; Bounded, sev- 4S; wounded, degree undeter- mined, 100; An additional 300 names, bringing for the day to about 700, ,was checked at Ihe War Depart- ment in preparation for publication In morning papers ol tomorrow.- COTTON ADVANCES, New Aug. look a fresh spurt upward in Ihe mnrkethere today, after nn exciting opening, at- tributed to continued drought in accompanied by high temperatures of the representatives ot the com pany'and the city councils of Minne apoiis and St. Paul. The present fares will' not meet requirements, it i HUSS. LEADER IN LONDON. Paris, Aug. BourUeff the Russjan, revolutionist, who is op posed to the Uolshevlki leaders in tha country, has arrived hero from Lop don. He will leave soon for tho Uuil ed Slides. RESTING i EASY. Quebec, Aug. P. K. Leblauc lieutenant governor of Quebec pro- vince, whoso condition has give cause for alarm again, passed a coni forlable night and today he (3 statei to have improved greatly. Caesar Returns Chairfauqua Audiences to Hear New I ecture Frad Weil-Known Athenian Tho brilliant young Allienlan, Nnyphe, who "made aucli i Impression pn Chrtulmnua audfcncos last returning thli sutnmor in a new lecture Hls-unnsiinTsiicccss last year brought rcqiicfils lor tiis return from cvory (own on the circuit Tho erfialng paper of Trlnrdnd, of "His lecture yesterday was a WHS almost n droHTti, might so had it not been for htn endless Slrlnn of v funny U ftll Lig mmoM of Ihc beniftlfm nnd ll.c true." t In fact OM or a iiliort spaco ot Unit1 in lier uew- t World I'ictLire lates of Slu'Jge make? most 'uUractiru model, it is neod- ess lo say. Thi5 uew piL-turo gives Madge a sitlendid anil yiie docs some be beat ol her short, but lighly siKcessful, career in it. The storTv is an unusual one and is full o( LituresUng. inddi-nls. start to' finish U is enibralliiiK and attenlion-lioMing. It lias been staged on aim'tabon-.te scale aua all f the players yre the iast obtainable: of {jladiieis'' i u mighty satlsUciory eniertaintneiit and you'll enjoy it. See it toiijgbl ami ouiorrow at Starlanil. AT THE OHPHEUM pidure, "The Ilose of BlooJ.' 'h (Jiu'na a two days' ruu at the priss Theatre tonight. Harel; the noted star attained the heights of emotional success which slve readi- es in this picture." Nor iias she- otleu had a vehicle which aftords such iJortULiJiLefi for varying moods, coa- flitiiug Ciiiutlons, and -changing ex- ssion. Hose of Btood" Is a story of Hie Uusaian revolution. Jnstead ol coifceruhif; itself with clrcurn-' .srribc.j Jives of and priests. however, it into tho heart ol.the Hiisstan people, and shows what they wero doiriR while liVeLr goverument overturned. Tlie overwhelming do- woman's sternest efforts to pathway beset by criminals, and strike oui for herself on a higher plane, wakes Huth Merlll (Valeska of circumstances In her newest William Fox photo- y, "The Victim.- At the Orpheum tonight. Ruth is unjustly Jailed for her fath- er's crime. When she la freed, she ota Hiohnrd Itonldcn a wealthy physician, and inar-1 ties him. lint her father and his gang 1 learn where lluth is ami force their way to her. They find that Jack HEggitis. a de- tective. (John using bhu-kniah against Ruth, and old .Mer- rill kills the man in u brawl. Huth. who has lieen present. Is'accused of the murder. But her father.-'vvho has ince lieen severely injured In n fire, confesses his deed, and girl is freed to go back Ui her husband. AT THE EMPRESS Theda Bara is at her lest In 'her Shanghai, Aug. 5. (Associated forces, wMch aro strongly entrenched on Uio eastern, jank. of the Urusine Utvcr north oE Vladivostok, have received reltitprcc- mentfl Khabarovosk and Bla- govestchensk, according to ad- vices from Vladivostok. The troops coming to the aid of tho Bolshe- vik! include an "International de- tachment1' ot more than 1000 men with a machine gun section. In n skirmish on-August 1 the Bol- sheviki lost 02 killed while'the Czecho- slovaks who drove them back from Vladivostok recently, also suffered casualties. Edmonton, Aug. A new campaign on the cow bill throughout Alberta was decided upon by the pro- vincial government at a council meet- ing Wednesday afternoon. It will be carried on as part of the government's policy for'tbe relief "of the situation brought about by the crop failure, aiu3 by means of it a considerable number of cowa and heifers that might other- wise bo sacriflce'd by the farmers, or sold to the packing.plants for want ol funds to carry them over, will he sav ed, it, IB Rxpccted, for the future re cjuiremcnts 'of the livestock Industry More money than was previously In tended will le loaned.out lo under Iho'provisions of ihe cow bill though on'Uifi sarnn forms ami rnnrllt Ions as usual. Tho campaign will be- gin ap.ifonn. aa.arfansfiments for the made. DISTILLED WATER Delivered lo any part of the city. LETHBRIDGE BREWERY MAJESTIC Tonight at 8.30 For the last lime DVtf GRIFFITHS COLOSSAL SPECTAC.' INTOLERANCE] k LOVE S STRUGGLE A THROUGHOUT THt AGES TONIGHT AND TOMORROW WORLD PICTURES PRESENT NlKt.YEAR-OLD MADfiE. EVANS IN Gates of Gladness -ALSO "Pathe's History of tte War" AND Christie Comedy EMPRESS-TONIGHT; Mary Miles Winter The golden rmfreri beaiitj1 of the christened the "loveliest girl in pictures" in "BEAUTY AND THE ROGUE" American Mutual production A five parl play In whicli she Is cast as an amateur reformer. JJury JlilM Mlnler, American-Mutual Star. Eltra aildeil "Uoyd [n a acreaming farce; latest screen magazine, and Miss .1. Jeroinu Hurray Conclinles her encacc- ment tonight, i v.uiniiaiiy conspiring _____, (lib Federal statutes which prohihlt Iho glylng or accepting of rcuatea. Tho alleged oftnns6s liavo lo do with the ronltng of traffic. What the Press Agents Say AT STARpAND, Jladje Evans, "TIio World's Kiddie appears ns au. artist's motieT EMPRESQ ADVANCE IN "JSSSweL! WOULD YOU KILL YOUR HUSBAND? U his death would your land ono o'f'the chttt insliu- harrts wh'ch w Theda Bara in "The Rose of Blood" By Hlchard OrdinsXl. stagcil by 1, Gordon Edwardi. PWurCs. Hujfile Henry In Csmedy. WILLIAM FOX PRESENTS -Valeska Suratt in "THE VICTIM" WorasfT of a Thousand Emoypns. An Innocent'girl, against whom ill 1 Iho .urorlrl seems (p conspire, la in Ilic iolts of a glanl conspiracy. u4 ci-usncd beneath heels of crlms. ;