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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILT HERALD �it- Xetbbdboe Iberalb letbbriDse, aibcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY ProBrtatara and PublltheK. fHI LETHBRIDGE HERALO PRtNT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITED K> W> Stroat South, L�thbrldQ� W. A. Buch�r.�n PrMldant and Manacixx Directot fobs Torranoa   Bualneit Maaecar BastnesB JUitorM .TELEPHONES OUica.......... OUict ........ ISSl Subaoriptlon Rattai JJalir, iJertrei;6a._p�r r>''y.,i' DbUt, dellrersd, per yo" ..v.'--j�SS Dally, -by imall, -par-^wrf  ....-.�*-�� Waekly, by mall, per y.oais ; Vraakly, h} miUl. par yaar tb tT^..��.W I>atea ot expiry ot~aubaortptiona .ap->�u- daily on addreaa labeL .Accept-, anoa ot papore-tito;- expiration Jlate |i or authority to conUnna tlie �ub-- -------acrlptlon. jTrtE PROGRESS JJOF TIHE WAR. Wltb tie recapture of Solssons and jthe oocupation of Viile-En-Tardenois I at the right tip of salient, and ot iiPlsni�3) -tie groat Gorman cOT.tre of J supply, aT the centre ot the salient, !the ttlllod'forces have'' prartl'cally cleaned up the Rheini3-Spl�:son^ sa!-! lent entirely of enemy forces. In this preat vlotory, which spelled dlsaeter for tio Cro%vn Prince's^ arm-leg, the allies have captured enormous numbers of prisoners, as well a3 quantities of vrar material. In addition to Uiis tho Gorman dead in the rotreat-ing Smmlos have piled up to huge fig-urefl. Tho Germans axe falling back to defensive positions along the Alsne, hut -whether they will be permitted to regain the^e for any length-orf time remains to be seen. FOUR YEARS OF WORLD WAR. Sunday four years ago was a dny that Tvill long be remembered throughout the British Empire. It was the day preceding Bri&in's declaration of -war against Germany and on behalf of lltUo Belglmn. 1.; Atthat.tlme few thought the war .would last four years. When the late 'Earl ICltohener announced his belief i m^.\UjB^5|oi^^^^ last three-years -'it Wfirfi.tbipughV'inpbsslble. Bat that : �pericld-.i'ajs'now been exceeded, by oneo^ear and we are entering on the ' fifth Vearof war. � Xi^ jfpurtJ) year of the war has � been .a .series vt ciiises In which the ' allied' world has had many anxious \aionwnt3. Tho �debacle of Russia a . year., agft-'lafet �spring paved the way '.for a supreme effort on the part of .'.the enemy. With Russia out of the .way, attentiftu was turned to Italy, � Sand there last fall a defeat was ad-miniatered, .whi9h, ha(J the Huns eervcs drawn from the allies, turiiod ; tho budding German victory into the ' worst defeat he has sutforort since tho , battle of tho Marno In "Soptoiubor, \ 1914, when tho Ilun was driven back to tho Aisno after fe.ic-hiiiB tho very gates of I'avis. The cud ot tho vie- j tory Is not yot. Sunday's dispatches tell us that Imth flanks of tho German army which occupied the salient for tho drive have lioon turned ou the Vo9le anil .Visno rivers and It ap-ponr.9 as If the oiioiii.v would have n hard thno to niako a stand within a reasonable liistanco of tho commencing point 01" the battle. Prisoners have been taken in thousands and much booty has fallen to tho nliies. The victory should hearten tho allies for their entry into tho fifth year ot the war. It is fitting that the now ally, America, should have had an important part in tho great victorv-which marks tho closo of tho fourtli year of tho war. Tho Americans have added tho numbers which have taken �from the enemy tho numerical superiority ho"enjoyed in the spring. With such a good beginning, .lud with hundreds ot thousands ot fresh troops coming up from the reserves, the American.- should develop such confidence that they will in a short time J)e comparable with the best ot tho oiier troops of the allies. Another important step forward has been taken during the year in tho decision to unify the allied commaud under Generalissimo Foch, a master strategist, 'l^he Russian'situation, is also taking a turn for the better. The Huns have been unable to TOanipulate tho Itusslan resources as they would-wish and witl^ allied intervention In Siberia a change on the eastern front may 'come qufckly. Certain it is, the present allied victciry will have no 111 effect on swinsmg the various Russian factions into line once more. � And, as she has been from the first, ^Britain is still supremo on tho seas. 'For over two years the German high seas fleet has never challenged the British. The submarine Is coming �n-jder control in a perfetcly aatlsfacfbry manner as may be seen by tho fact that during June more than 300,000 T American soldiers' were tranaported across the Atlantic. Important allied successes have been recorded in other theatres ot the ^ar during the year, notably in jresopotamla. On the whole the allies are entering the 'fifth year ot tho war In splendid -shape, with manpower requirements rising all the time as against a cim-tinuBl depletion of the G^man numbers. And the most encouraging feature ot all is the reversal ot form shown during the- past five months. There are many weeks of hard fighting ahead as yet, but It Is believed now the tide has turned, and that Germany, after one more winter of war, will not have much stomach to fqce what the allies have In store before August 4, 1919. MONDAY, AUGUST 5.1918 ^PICKED UP IN-* P A TNafQR tub. busTmah James Grant, a ploueer miner ot tho Kootenays, died at Kalso. Thousands ot Kngllsh sthbol child^ ren will help in tho harvest fields this summer, William Jbangtord. a well known contractor of Polerboro, died after a short illness. Lieut. l->ank Coghlll. brother of Ma^ jor Coghill ot Ottawa, is reported missing.. Lieut. Roy Dubber, of the R. A. P., son of Mr. and', .Mrs. Thomas Dnbber of St. Thomas', is reported missing. Flisht-Uotit, Will. F. Twohoy, son of .Mr. and Mrs. W. .J'.. Twohey, of Challiam, died from injuries received in England,____ _____ Friucipalfi of "thc -EdiHonton Public Schools are asking for an. Increase of L'5 per cent., owing to the high cost ot living. E.x-Ma>-or John Carpenter, of Chat ham, died following an Illness of seven years, ilo is survived by a stepdaughter. Tho Concretia, tlio first genuinely concrete ship constructed in America, made her maiden trip from Montreal to BrockviUe, which proved very successful. John R. Clyne, British food controller, annotmced tha't the practice of placing the people on a bacon ration soon will be abandoned due to the plentiful supply from Anaetica. S. C. Reat, former American consul at Calgary, is returning to' that city for duty in the constilato. The present con.sul, Karold Cluir, expects to be transferred shortly. Soldiers' wives and dependents of Winnipeg are starting a nation wide movement demanding, that they receive an allowance of ?100 a month instead ot the 542 w;hich is now, given them. " " I The British government has awarded a contract to the American Chicle Co., for $3r.0,(i00 worth of chewing gum for army use. the largest indivu-al order eyer pl.^^ced for chewing gum. Noaly 300,000,000 bushels ot wheat Is stored In Australia, William Plsher, of Bollevuo, who had been in poor health for some time died recently, Victor il. Stovel. son ot M. S. Stovol, ot Stratford, was drowned recently. (COHTimiTO �rok PlONT PAOl) r.,S42 crates shipped from season. ot "Btrawberrios Wynne), B.C., wore this been able to follow it up, might have put Italy, out of the war.' But Ger-; many was hoping for bigger things, ; and .thda spring vith 210 divisions i transferred from the Russian'front, . the enemy launched the most power-; ful blow ot the war against the .Brit-\ Ish on March 21st with the evident j purpose of splitting the British' and '^French armlea, and as Hlndlnburg , put.Jt, ot^rlrlng the British into the vaea. For seventeen days at that ; time the British wjthstood the shock ; pf, mo'j*'than 100 German divisions I thrown-'against a front'of about fifty i mires.'NaluraUy the British" could not I hold ground against such a weright ' In -one pt thia. early sum-^iner ibattlea, was evidently preparing to ni^aUeiinother drive for Paris has-, Jnff. ^19.,.attempt on tto belief that Fratifla had eurel/been'toled white. Sut the offenalve" had not gone five days before It was checked, and Gen- ;*raH98imo BV)ch, aided by General Po- John Pirke," a meniher ot the well kuown Moutieal family, died in Peoria., 111. Ho was tlifff eldest son of tho late John Birks of- .Montreal and a brother ot Henry, Arthur and Frederick Birks. Mrs. Harry Biirsey was Instantly killed and Mrs. Norrls was badly injured at Toronto when, without warning, a motor truck dashed . over, the sidewalk at a speed estimated at 25 miles an hour and hurled both women up against the front of a store with great force. Catherine Marshall, tMrteen- years of age, was drowned.at Port Hope; James Doran, of Toronto, formerly oi Thorold, at tho latter place; Ralph Clellnnd, eleven, of Thorold, at Port Dalhousie; Gaspari Lulgi in''Giroux Lake, near Cobalt; Gertrude Maloney, fifteen, of Xew Llskeard, at Sutton Bay. � , ' Rev. James Walter llodglns. In the .Vn.ulican ministry since iss;i and active In four fraternal societies, Jied at tlie ago ot G3 years. Coko ovens, costing about $2,500,-000 will bo completed this fall by tho Steel Company ot Canada at Hamilon, Out. Lleut.-Col. Frederick F. Clarke, ot Toronto, with tho Canadian railway corps, has received a bar to his D.S. O. ' Tho Canadian Associated Press is authorized to deny any rumor of Sir Edward Kemp and Gen.- Mewburu ex-chAnging portfolios. �Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson, pi Middle march, Ont., died rGccntly at the ago of nt>. Sho had knit 112 pairs ot socks for tho soldlere. Two Detroit fish companies -and one Windsor company have been "black listed" by tho Canadian Food Board for alleged Illegal exportation of fish from the Dominion. The railway hoard has granted the application of residents in tho vicinity ot Loom<5a, Alta., to have the Cana dian A'orthern railway station moved to a more convenient locality. Mr. R. StapoUs. Toronto, claims the title of the oldest chorister in Canada. On July 21 last he commenced his forty-fifth year in tho service ot All Saints' Church' as bass singer. Mr. Stapells la. now in his elghty-tltth year. * W. Blake Everfngham. a Wabash train dispatcher 6t St. Thomas, was drowned while bathing.'He dove off a raft feet foremost and probably suffered a cramp. The.tragedy took place In six feet ot Vater! Definite plans are under way for developing the large peat deposits that lie in difterent parts ot the county near St.'Thomas. 'A recent examination made by a Michigan . expert procounted the supply there one ot the finest quality' and inexhaustible. The sombrero tpye of hat which American soldiers In Engand have chiefly worn is to be abandoned and the "overseas cap" similar to that worn by British aviators is to be adopted. A $15,000,000 British dye combine may be organized by amalgamating the British Dyes, Limited, with the Messrs. Levinstein; Limited. This new company will meet expected German trade attacks after the war. HUGE NUMBER PRISONERS Paris, Aug. 6.-The number of prisoners captured by the alliea during the last two days will thrill the allied world when announced .Tho Vesle River, which was flooded owing to the recent heavy rains, has hampered the German rear guards which were unable to ford the stream and had to fight for their lives. IVIost of these Germans, were killed and the rest were made prisoners. FIsmes Is completely surrounded by American troops. Tho Germans are retaining a foot hold In the extreme northern part of the towq, where there is house to house fighting. Crack Prussian Guards units are offering the most desperate reslstr.nce to the Amer-Icnns. � . Allied troops have crossed the Alsne at 'several points between Solssons and Venlzel. The German resistance Is faltering on the left Magrath. Aug. 2.-A flowing well was struck by D. .Holllday on his place across Pot. Kole. This is important because flowing wells are a noveilty'ln thlg part ot Albertai Only one other has bten struck here before and that -was by "'Wm. Wood several years ago.' ThlB well'is' not surface water but' it goes' "down about fifty feet to ah -under' strata.".  The weaUjftr.has.be^ ejtra hot for the last few days. On one day it registered 101.degrees, ip the shade. Relief Society Conference tor the Taylor'Sf^akfe-win be held In Magrath on Priaay, the 9th.-Excellent speakers are beln'g. bbtaineid- and special musi cal nuinbprs.wiU be rendered by tal ent from all .parts ot the stake. Miss Lottie Hall baa sold her millinery business to Mias Rose Porter of Vulcan. Miss P.orter will have, her stand at the'6amer place and besides millinery business ^she will also :do dress roaklng,. .., The Columbia Swarm of the Y. L. M. I. A. gave' $5. to.the Red Cross. Tho Old Folks semi-annual celebration was h'eld AVedhesday, Jiily 31 in Mercer's .grove. All Uie men and- -women of the district over 80 years are honored guests on that day. They, ar� brought to the place and taken liome again In automobiles, mailing it a real treat for them.- , ; - Dinner was served' for 148 guests after -which e program was given. This was one ot variety having songs, speeches, dances, etc. All declared It to be tho best day ot the year. Dan Fowler is picking ripe tomat-' oes oft tho vines now. Some tropic production. ' A Fine Farm Jas. A. Moldrumhaa an illustration station under direction of tho Dominion government, Mr, Sackful, Inspector of Illustration stations in Saskatchewan and Alberta, has been hero looking,over tho farm and reports .thinKS,,-yory Batlafactory. Ho declares this part ot Alberta la looking hotter than farther oast la Alberta or in 'Western Saskatchewan. Mr. Moldrum runs thiB fann to got the best seeds In grains and grnBses and 'the farmers In tho diatrlot can reap the benefit by obtaining thoim seodB, Mr. Moldrum Is a nhoop man as well fts one of bur successful farmers and ho declares ho made a clip df lO'/i lbs. of wool per head, Walter Ackroyd is oxporlmentlng, A scheme for � the_ pj-pductlon ot standardized hosiery has Just been completed by the British department ot wool texturo production. Each article will have Its retail price stamped upon it, and -It is hoped that substantial qualities will' be ready early in September at prices ^tnatei'lally below those wh-ich goods produced otherwise could he sold'. President; Wilson and Secretary^Tu-raulty recently sot an example to business men who hjive .been clamoring to have their Btenographers and secretaries exempted from military ser-vic3. . They have parted'with the two men who have handled their personal correspondence for" more thai^. five years.. of tho country fampuo by l^i tiieheroof^Verdunandwithre-'btosjelt'^^^^^^^^^^ ^-^^ ^^^^^ �^<"- 20" SHOP THE ISI ' FEARLESS FLYER Gets Another Decoration-to Add To His Long -Array liOndon, Aug. 5.-(By Routers Ottawa Agency.)-A feature of the London Gazette, which contains names of a large number of awards is :the conferring , of the Distinguished Flying Cross on Major W. 'A; Bishop, the Canadian flyer, "tho rnost .euccesatul and tho moat .fearless fighter of the air, whose acts of outstanding bravery have already -been: recognized by awards of the Victoria Cross, tho Distinguished Seryice, Order,, and -Military Cross." Tiio Distinguished Flying Cross Is conferred for "signally vt^luable service in personally destroylhg'twenty-five enemy machines in twelve days, of which five were destroyed oA tho last day ot his services at th'B front. Tho total number of machines destroyed by this distinguished 'otflo'er Is 72 and his value as a.^moral factor to the Royal^ Air ServlceJoahnot .be over-ostimated." station In clovers especially, arid alpo grains and grasses. His experience has been varied' and It . .Is worth %hllo speaking to him about thosq things. He Is tho man who'�made this part raising The Canadians are believed to have the tallest soldier on the battle front. He is Pte. Lawrence 6 feet 10% Inches in height 'When he stands upright In the trenches he often is a foot or more above the parapet, and has had to spend much of his time partly doubled up. Notwithstanding, Lawrence has grown half an Inch since enlisting. Although tour men havo been'working nearly a year on the .British official history of the war, they, have reached only events which took placp In September, 1914. It has been suggested that the force ot historians bq increased in an effort to bring the workUp-to-date. A bin granting equal political privileges to Jews is being prepared by the Roumanian Government, according to Bucharest advices. Full political rights will be granted to Jews, who participated in the war and who were born in Roumanla ot Roumanian-born parents, and to Jewe of professional calllijgs who at tfas time of the 1916 campaign, had been In practice ten years. ' - There are In the Ontario legislature twenty-six farmers, twenty-six lawyers, nine manufacturinrs, five merchants, eight doctors, seven lurp-bormen, four insurjinco egents, two-"worklngmen", two 'ijgetitB, ah' tindor-taker, an auctioneer, one "Kentleman'! a realty agent, an aoeonntant, a dentist, a contractor, a veterinary surgeon and a clergyman. Members ot four sects, Mennoijltes, Bankers (Tuukors), Christadelphlnns, and Seventh Day Advientists are to be exempted from combatant mllUary service, according to rontlne ord.ers ot the C.E.K, upon the applicants proving fho'lr bona fide membership in ono of these sects on or prior to October 12, 1917, and their bona fldo adherence to tlio tenets of one ot th'o sects. , , Valuable real estate and. personal property In Dotrolt owned-' b'i tho Franklin II. Walker, estate, ani\y, ..Jjo (teWod by tho United States government as an alien enemy property.. Mr. Walker loft the -greater part of his estate to hl.i wife, .Mrs. 'May Walker, and his daughfor, Countess Ella Ma-tuschka of Austria and Germany. Franklin AValker was the son of the late Hiram Walked ot WnlkervUlo, but was a residninfftf Detroit and an American citlzoh.'' "Hist daughter through hor marjlngo to"an Austrian count Is an allen;-enemy. .^he real estate In America Is appralscn at nearly $7,000,000 and In Canada �t raore than 1800,000.  wing of the allied advance, while . It is growing stubborn and deeper- ' ate on the right wing, where the German* still retain a foothold on the southern bank of the Vesle be'-, .tween -Ohampigny .and Jonohery, northwest of Rhelms. General Pershing, In his com-munlcntlon, says the Americans alone have taken 8,400 prisoners In addition to 133 guns, GLORY FOR AMERICANS, Paris, Aug, B,-The Americans covered thetnselves with glory In tho hand-to-hand fighting In the streets of Flames yoaterday when -they captured the German base. The flighting Is said to have been the bitterest of the whole war, tho Prussian Guards asking no quarter and being bayonetted or clubbed to death as they stood by their machine guns. ADMITS DEFEAT Berne, Aug, 5.-The German offensive has been stopped and present operations cannot be publicly discussed, declared General Hel-llngrath, Bavarian minister of war, In speaking In the first chamber Saturday. "The fourth year ends by what.i amounts to a stoppage of oun offensive," ho saidr "but it Is nat possible to judge^ the situation apart from the operations now In progress which cannot be discuss- ed in public." BetWea our ptopla elect aufficlent steady and |iat- lently will accept th'e events whioti delay a final result." WARifiNyET, London, Aug. 5.-In the form of a long letter to his constituents at Dundee, Winston Spencer Chufeh-III, minister of munitions, replied to the Marquis of Lansdowne's recent letter and makes the following remarks among others: "The war has got to be won. It Is not won yet. These two facts dominate every form' of argument not air\t\n9 from despondency or treason. Appearance of power Is  with the enemy; reality of power Is with us." "President Wilson with searching thought has spoken the only words which would be heard In the counOlls and camps of the allies; '"Force without, stint, force without restraint, force to the utmost limit.'  A/6w Grocers TA/ery where "vntt supply pare rich svi^eet milk "from Contented Cows", ;j THEY may keep it, you may keep it, for months, for it is sealed safe from contamination-always pure, always sweet, always fresh. You have it on hand on the pantry shelf ready to use-as you may need it. Youcanuse it for eVergthing-drinking-cooking -crcaminji vegetables-soups-with coffee, tea or cocoa-for baby's bottle-everything. "5rts, and it whips beautifully. (When thoroughly chilled of course.) "from Contented Cows," It is evaporated to the consistency of creaig. Then sealed and sterilized. Nothing is added. No artificial Rwcetening. No preservatives. Nothing but water is taken awSy. Add pure water to Carnation Milk and you "bring it back" to,the original jmiik-safe, ricb. pure, tefiole milk. Order From Your Grocer Ho is thn Carnation Milkman. Try throe or four cans; Hm.all can (0 oz.)a. hundy size for coffoo. .Tall can (10 02.) Is most economical. Loarn tho convenience and economy of uslug jtist tho quantity of milk jounced each clnj-never too much-nove/ too llttlo; Find out for yourself how gooO, how rich, how wholesome la this Curnation Milk "from Contented Cows.", , Write for the boolCof 100 choice and tcsledrecipci. ' "'� This milk your grocer supplies is Carhofion Milk Carnation Milk Products Co., Limited, Aylmer, Ont., Seattle and Chicago CON DEN SERIES at Aylmcr and Springfield, Ont. Canada Food Board Llcennes 14-96 and 14-97 mation MADE IN CANADA STONGI ;