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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY. AUGUST 0, THI'; w/l-rniBniDGE DAILY IIF.RALrj PAGE SEVEN COAL iNERS HERE ARE WORKING 10 A BIG CAPACIiy Frmored Embargo on Coal Shipments Haas Not Yet Affected Them Tlmt some of tlio oo.il rallies In tho Tiorthorn piirt of tlin pi'ovlucc iiro now fnkiiiK slioi't llmo on aocoimt ot con-gust Ion In tho colli trailB Is Information gntliered by the >loiuliJ today from rollablo Hourcos. Tho recent mix-tip In orders govurnlUK tho amount of V.s. nnthraclto available la partly the ' Hguiiio. whiiu the general antipathy on tho part of ho many Rfanltoha peoplo to Alberta coal In goneral 1b another. A spnclHl dispatch from Winnipeg to tho Calgary "Canadian" gives another probable reason. It Kays. "The embargo on shipments from sonio Alberta points to Winnipeg may bo the results of oftorta on tho part of Wlnulpec coal distributors to build up a surplus of Alberta coal against contingencies. Coal has been piling up 80 rapidly that facilitlos have become swam'ped. Spur tracks are con-gestod, and domurrngo cliargos on cars are mounting seriously. "11 was annoiinced yeaterday that Bomo of the dealers have been notified that unless they are ablo to provide taster unloading arrangomonts. at ]oaat one of tho railroad companies will declare an embargo on slilptnents. U Is declared that the cost of handling coal at this end ot tho Journey has in many cases gone to |S or $1) per car, Tho averago carload ia tl.ted at 3-' tons." Miners Here Working. So far none ot tho coal mines in tha Lethbrldgo district liavo been affected, and there ia ev^ry reason to believe that tho mines here will continue to put out all available tonnage �until next spring. One of the difficulties In the distrl-hution of Alberta coal this year will bo the tact that at many points Winnipeg grain concei-na will not open tholr olovators. and an coa! Is often handled in connection with elevators at conn-try points the aystom of distribution �will be affected. One Winnipeg grain man in tho city today is roaponaible for tho Btatonient that his firm, with fid elevators in tho west, will not open ftt :vi points, at all ot which they carried a coal supply. The Chautauqua fUy S. S. Dunham, Chairman.) The Chttutauqua talk will lie before you very stiortly. You should read it carofully as it tolls you all about the Individual atirnctlonH, In tills con-nuctloii I take pleasure In (luolliig liic following from a letter adrtrnMBoil to the guaraiilOM by tho inanagemcnt: "Uomomber Canada and the Hod Cross have endorsed Cliautauijua ilils year. They need rhuuluiiqUFi's help, theroforo whon you Ijoost Ch�ut(iu cant Internal lonul Conference at Washington, D. C, us accredited dcie-gates. Educational treats and unusual apodal features: Annie Uavu.ilt, t.ella Hlomfield, Nayphe and J. H. Balmer A truly remarkable aggrpgation. In these thrilling times when wo need inspiration, high Idealtt, and a true knowledge of the now condltloiiB vihlili ��-e must face, no one slioiihl fa:l to ntlend even a ;t'n,?l'5 number ot such ,t patriotic ai'.d Inspiring |iro-grsm." In r.dd'tion to the .'ibovo wc will have Caldwell V. Trofz. Trefz alone Is worth the price ot the (;hautauriua. You cannot afford to niis.i this inspiring program, and I am gicin? you warning that now Is the time to Uuy your Be.it^on ticket. Only a few re-muin. If you have to pay mor.3 later, )ou dhould not blamo the c jiumittee. 7/M TAX NOTICES NOW - BEING SENT OUT If you see your friend coming from tho post ofllco any time during tho next tow days with a wry look on his face, don't ask questions. Ho will liave just received his 1018 tax notice and will want to go away to a quiet spot and think It over. Tho wholo Staff ot the assessment department Is working overtime this �week trying to got tho tax notlcoa into the malls. Thousands ot letters are being sent out daily, and thoy are going to all parts ot the world, indicative of tho large and acattored ownership of Letlibridge property. Tlio mill rate this year doesn't read like good news, being ;)4.6 while on top ot this is the government tax of one mill tor patriotic fund and general revenue purposes. And while all this is going on Mayor Hardio pieaerves a sphynx-llke sllencQ. Ho has nothing whatever to say about a very important question. RUPPRECHTATOUTS Both Wanted to Start Drive and Both Have Met Defeat RAINS HAVE AlOEO mm. LANDS LOCAL FLOUR MILLS NOT GRINDING NOW Are Waiting For the New Crop To Come in For New Supply Kliowera visiteil Smiiij.ii! .Mliiiria yesterday ilolng con-.df.ilil.- imhjiI to i!it! rai;?o panlurcs in ninn:. ilj.sti-ji:i.'; Ai I.i'thbridgo a snuiii ii.ir Ih.in's I'liiii fell nbiiut -I..'Id, the iin .ipiiaiiiin recorded being .05 iiirlj. Wciid from soWh of tlie city is i^ �' it r.iiii"! for HCVerul hours at lii.yni'iii l v h'ii' :i( .Milk River rain fell lir.uily rr.iiii II a.m. till 2 i),m. Till! rain l.i uUo� been moved in 'ii.^i liii s north und In the foothills, ^-n liiai lln- riiiige griua will hav(! a i'linni,. in make a good gro-^vtli before lin sio,!; up- ship-pod back to their liouu- iiasliires. llGiifirls from I'.-irni'!.' k\u\ .-/owed lato oatB arc tluU nmny i.^irt..- ol" the fields which did nol iji niiihiii.' until the rain during fair w,m u iirc now-growing rapidly and unu li I'l-cil will result. HOLLAND AND HI NS REACH A(;UEE.MKNT (JETS VERDICT ON [Ibe action to bo takon against mem-RUSSIAN CONTRACTS i�'' Military l.-o.crs __ 'of CiiiukIh. iillegcd to have Xew York, .^ll(^^ fi. � .1 ndi;c M;ivi:r stcrday awarded the Ciinndii ''iir, and Koiiinlry ConijKuiy, l.:iiilti-d. and the It.ci'ording and CoiMi)Ullni; Mii-cliincH Couiimny. a vcrdlci or .�!1.;,M'|. OU I with interest Mgain^i ili" AnnM-i-I oinniil- li!(l bigamy. Ciiniidiiin .�ildici- iii/irriod in llio rugislr.v olliri!. |)fu iiii.HHioii for the ceremony to lake phicn nol i.s.sued unrll the llegii^lrai-Cfneial is itiitIsllcd ,that the soldier is not a married man. ONLY MAKES THEM Parts, Aug. 5.-Contemptuous remarks greeted tho first explosion of tliG Gorman long range shelling In the Paris region today, because a resumption ot the bombardment at this time wiis exactly what tho population expected of the Germans. Expressions ot rage and hopo for revenge soon were heard, however, when It became known that some-�where In tho vicinity of Paris women and children had been murdered wantonly by the German shells. Uenewal of tho bombardment has further strengthened the resolution of Paris to ,'joe that the war la carried on until Germa(i militarism has fallen. Paris, Aug. 6.-Ill-tooling between the German Crown Prince and Crown Prince Hupprocht had Its effect on the German high command In beginning the present offensive between SoIsrohh and RhelniB which already has turned Into a defeat tor the ormies commanded by the heir to the Prussian throne. The German Crown Prince, according to reports, strongly desired that his armies should have the honor ot striking the first blow In tho offensive of 191S. The emperor is believed to have lent a favorable ear to the wishes of his son and early indications were that tho German Crown Prince would have another chance to redeem bis great failure at Verdun. Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria, whose command Is on the northern end ot the battleline, however, laid his case directly before the high command instead ot before the emperor. As a military preparation It was the view ot General Ludendorft and his associates that the blow should be struck in the north and without taking into account the perso^ial Issue Jjotweon the two crown princes the high command decided to attack in the north. The emperor Is gald to have assented rather reluctautlyi while the German Crown Prince maintained that tho main drive should be made farther south. Decision having been made, the big offensive opened in the north In March and wag given a double chock first oast of Amiens and second east of Hazebrouck, The failure gave the Crown Prince strong support for his pleas that the drive should he made against tho French lines and appar ently the high command gave Its consent. Rupprecht has been compelled to send diviallns to the aid ot the German Crown Prince, thus probably Adding to the bitterness of the pill ot defeat which the German Prince is now having forced upon him by General Foch, Local mills arn |)rvi!ii r:ii-j;ocs for Scandinavian ports, a.i nnling to the Telogruttt.' COURAGE RAISIN OF REINDEER NOW Ottawa. Aug. fi.-The granting of liermlts for tin; free grazing privileges for reindeer on an area of apiiroxl-mutely T.'i.OOn s(|uare niili-s In 'the northern part of Miiniloba and a jiart , of the northwest teiiitories. Is iiiidcr! coti.iideratioii by the goveriiiiient. ae-cordltig to tin; latest issue of tin- I'lni-adii dazetto. It i.s jiolnted out by the iiiiiiisler ihat the iutroducllou of ridiideer into .Miivtka by the fiiited State.s has le-siilted in an assnrod food suinily for the natives and efficient uieaiis of transiiortatton and lluu within rec o.t years a considerable quanllly oi reindeer meat has been availuiile for ox-liort to Seattle and other Pacific Const points. The northern an-as of tlic-northwest territories, it In considered, arc excBiitioiijiUy .suitable for lein-dcer and the iniiiiHler stales that, h.i-* sides increasing Canada's meat sup-I)ly. the cultivation of reindeer herd:;! would provide a meaiis of tr.iiisport.i-| tion whUrli would tend to an pffe.-iive i exploration of inaccesnible parts ot' tho country. TO PREVENT BIGAMY i London, ,luly 2-l.-^-A definite pollcv i has now been settled and approved i by the Alinlater 0..-\I.F.C. governing; LEMON JUICE TAKES OFF TAN Girls! Make bleaching lotion if skin i'j sunburned, tanned or freckled Squoozo tho juice ot two lemons into a bottlo containing three ounces of Orchard Whlto, shako well, ahd you liavo a quarter pint ot tho be�t.frecklq, nunburn and tan lotion, and complex Ion beautlfler, at very, very small coat. Your grocer has tho lemons and any drug store or toilet counter will supply throe ounces ot Orchard White fo? a tow conlH, Muasago this aweolly fra grant lotion Into tho face, nock, arma and hands oach day und hcu how /recklos, Hunnurn, windburn and tan disappear and how clear, soft and whlto tho skin becomes. You! It lu JiunuleBa. TTHOROOGHLY BEAT HUN ARiES That is Only Way To Beat Ger-man Militarism and Bring Peace For Biliousness Biliousness 13 a common form of indigestion. It IS brought on by food-waste which the stomach, intestines and bowels fail to expel. If you will .take a few doses of Beccham's Pills, when bilious, you will soon rid yourself of the impurities, relieve sick headache, stimulate the liver and bile and tone the stomach. Healthy conditions are quickly re-established by using BEECHADTS PEL Dtrectiona of Special Value to Women �re with Efery B02. Prep�rec) cinly by Thomu Becchitn, Si. Helcni, Laccuhire, EBelnni Sold oTcrTwbcro iu Cankda aod U.S. Americ*. la bOEe*. 25 cents, i SEED FEED FOR II TO 19, STACK Hdtnonton, Aug. 3,--Crop reports RomtnK to the department ot agricul-turo indicate that damage from frost covers a wide area. Mo�t of the northern end ot the province. Including a lino east and west of Wetaslclwln, has suffered severely-only a small portion ot the wheat and barley will be fit for threshinK. The district from Ponofca through to ' iRed jlieer ewaaped l)rog|. pretty largely. South ot Dldsbury practically no damagewaB done. There has been oonijlderable moisture falling during the past week, in the southern part of tho province, improving to some extent the feed Hltuation. However condtllonB throughout thU province are dry and many ot the stockmen of the BOiith are finding their way north In search ot feed, in the form of hay or green feed. Most of the farmers tliroughout the north, who have ha4 their crops frozen, are prepared to 88)1 tlils feed at from seven to nine dollars, in the stack. There will be a vary large amount of this green toed tor Ml�. London, Aug. 5'-(British Wireless Service.)-Winston Spencer Churchill, British minister ot munitions, in a letter defining his Ideas us to the conditions upon which the Germans can secure peace, says they are two in number. A ileclsive victory for the allies on tho battlefield is the first condition, .Vlr. Churchill believes, and the second Ib that ot their own free i will the German people must break with their military masters. The letter says in part: ^ "Two separate conditions are required ot the German people-first, they must be decisively beaten in the field by the armies ot the allies. This should be an indispensable preliminary to a cessation ot hoatilitles. Second, they should by their own free and spontaneous will or by an act ot self-regeneration, make a dotlnlte break with the system which has led them to so many fearful and raons- ........ trous crimes. Not till then should Crown I tbey be allowed to take their place In the league ot nations and he received into the brotherhood ot mankind: Only in this way can the horrors and calamities ot lh� present time come to an end, once and for all." ' ONE MILLED Camden, N. .1., Aug, 6.-nutn was IclttMl, anoth.or is dying and four other psraona wore injured when a Now .lersoy anil Soashorfi "Ttallway trai;i struck a gasoline motor truck on a, eradu cro^uhig near iif!ri3 today. SPANISH PAPERS BEHZZLED Paris, Aug. (..- (Toronto Mi^ll and Empire)-Inillgnation In Spain over the muzzling of the press to prevent outbre^ks of criticism over the sink-lug ot Spanish ships by German submarines, has reached a point where It may cause a 'government crisis: In the interior where spying, sabotage and' underhanded propaEaniUi, flourlBh, tho Liberal press severely criticizes the espioiiago law oh the ground that In the absence ot the strong light which the papers throw-on Germany's murderous acts against neutral shipping thoy will continue those acta in greater boldness than before. NEW TIRES cost money and even tho best ot them suffer from punctures, worn treads, blisters and blow outs. We can save you considerable' expense In the way ot rubber bills if you liring your tire troubles to us. Tho practical modern methods in Automobile Tire Vulcanizing we employ, make every job entrusted to us durable anj lastingly satisfactory. Lethbridge Tire and Repair Station F. B. McKinnon, Proprietor 305 Sixth Street S. Lethbridge, Altn. Phone 495 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" The lUagneiic Nwih Rex Beach, Robact Scrvica and Elizabeth Kchblns have written feelingly o{ the magnetic charm of this great territory- Not chielly � land of snow anil iceberKS and polar bears- But virgin country whose Indians, Totems, fox farms, dog teams, fruita and flowers, forests, seal fisheries, modern towns, ond "happy, healthy, vibrant men and women" call you to a vacation oil unalloyed joy and iniatcst GERMANY'S HUGE LEVY ON BELGIUM London. Aug. 6,- (Canadian Preas Dispatch, from Reuter's Limited,)-^8peakln8 In the house of commons, Lord Robert Cecil , toted that the Germans had lev-led war contributions of 2,330,-000,000 francs upon Belgium, besides enormous fines placed upon localities, firms and indlvfdqals. These monstrous actions, he said, must certainly be ta^ien Into account wheVi peace terms vifrff being arrfrnflet" High Grade American Dentistry DENTISTRY has come to l)i> regarded by serious niiiiiled pi-oplc as a profession raiikiuK ((iniil in imiiort-uuce lo (liat of medlciiu.' In it.s relation to human life and liumaii health. We never for an instant fdigfl the bearing whii'h the work we do may have on the well-lielug ot tho Indivldiiiil. When you come to our offices we have your comfort and your welfare at heart. Our work is ciiretnl and earnest, our materials the best. Crowns that wear. Plates that give comfort and la.nt but not least the Important fact that- Dentistry As We Practise It Is a Gentle Art. Drs. Bruner, Richards & Nelson High Grade American Dentistry PHONE 363 Oti 8tk., 4 Doers from Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbridge LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA CALGARY OFFICE-115A EIGHTH AVENUE E. EDMONTON OFFICE-3 CRISTALL BLOCK. CDHSEKVE! It is impoi:.tant that you conserve food and fuel. Save both by Using a Famous GURNEY-OXFORD RANGE Come in and See the latest Gurney Oxford Coal Ranges, or write for catalogue. TAYLOR HARDWARE CO GURNEY OXFORD AGENTS ^ ' LETHBRIDGE A Big Success Lethbridgcf Chautauqua August 12th to 17th inclusive SIX JOYOUS DAYS A Limited Number of Season Tickets are on sale by the committee until noon of tlie opening day at $2.50. War tax extra. After that lime they advance to $;!.0(l. They are tranatorablo only within the owner's immediate fainliy. Single Admissions to the various sessions amouiit to nearly three ti'ues the cost of a season ticket. Kven though yoi. attend but a tow mimbei'<. It la economy tn-buy a season ticket. Chlldren'g single admissions approximately halt price. Write or see W. J. LLOYD, Sherlock BuUdlng, LethbridflO. The Home Town Spirit Contributed to Dominion Chautauqua Talk by Ned Woodman, of "Life" and "Judge" Fam*. I put tho pep and ginger In the burg that 1 inhabit, i try to drive away tho wrong. I ' see the good and grdh It. I pave the at-.-eott' and light 'era up and keep-'oni nicely laundered, I guard the public budget so the money wonT, be squaitdered, 1 make a large and joyful noise that all the. world may hear It. Please let me^ Introduce myself,-1 am the Home Town Spirit. I advocate ouch enterprise lo ben-eflt the pooplo; [ hulld the bridge, the water tower, tho smokestack and tho stebple. Tho factory and"hospital arise at ray suggestion. I force the righteous settlement ot every public question. Tho churches, schools and reading ro6ms 1 boost by word und action I and drop my money In the hat .with joy and satisfaction. The best is not too good for this community I live In, for I'm tho Home Tow� Ulrlt and I'm not afraid of glvln'. I gladly sign tho contract and I hustle like tarnation 'to bring tho big Chautauqua here with all Its in-spirotion. To spread the gladsome news abroad I'm tireless in my labors. I boost (lie season ticket sale among iny friends and neighbors, I pound my drum and cymbals anil arouse enthusiasm and drive the pea. slmlstlc blues from anyone whohaa 'em. Success Is ours; it's bound to .be| there's nothing that can queer IL Three cheers for ma, .for I am he,-* the good old Home Towu Sulrlt. V 77 373788 ;