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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 7, 1918 THE LETHBRroOE DAH.Y HKRALD t�AGE FIVE Currie Sends Message of Cheer to Can. People; Asks Further Efforts (lllnwii, Aiip. 7.-Tlin followlriK nicsHiiKii to'till! (Jiuuullaii penpln liUH liHcu ruccivpil hy ciibln from lA. (Innoi'iil file Ai-lhiir Currie, llio CaniiUiiui coriia (oniiiiamlfir: "A� wo (inter itpoir'tlio (Iflh yuiw of llic! war / rt�Hlrf, oit liiilialf of nil raiiltH of tlu- C'uiiadiaii corpH, to OXprOHH to tllO.40 Hi. llOIDO OllP profound gratitude for tlioir iin-fallliiB and sturdy support. It Iuih atrr.nfitlicniMl our rom'aKo and In-lousifieil our rt'HolulIon. Without U, \vR could not havu (Midurod tlH> Btrain; with It wo ;-ihull IIrIiL on until tlio purpose for whicli wo canio i� lirmly cstaljUslied. "I proniiso you that your faith In uri will coiitlnuo to bo Juatlflod. 'I'lio .Mplrit of our meji wa.s never hiKlier. I'^roni every aecitlon' of the eiirpH goes forth to you the IrUimphanl niesHago: / " 'He of Kood cheer.' "To all former comrades now returned to Canada I would appeal for a response to the obUgntlons iind privilege of cilizoiishlp as splendid aa their response to (he tnllltary needs of our country. 'Tln' (;real ideal you so iiohly fouKht iiir Is now your priviloKc to liv(.' for. �� �hot our national life be heralded by that splendid spirit, ol' self Bacrlllee which has consecrated our battle Holds and help make of Canada a nation worthy of her fallen sons." DROPPED DEAD mmmi FOR L SETTLE DISPUTES Rogina. Auk. 7.-C. G. Bullis. nian-tifiar of "the rfaslmtcliew.-'.n Motoi' Male.'i Company, one of "(be poiHilar men In Southern Haskatcli-owan, dropped dead today. PETROQRAD POPULATION London, Aug. 7.-A census Just completed at Petrograd shows that the poiMilatlon of that city is now 1,117.000 or a million leas (lian it H'as eiphleen months ago, aceordiUB to u Copen-luiRen (ilBpatcli to the Exchange Tele-graph Company. 1 .Montreal, Aug. 7.-A railway labor boaril, tile aim of v.hicli is not only to administer th-' .'MtrAdoo award of wa,:;es. riM.'initly introduced In Canada, but to handle and settle all wape and other labor problems that may arise from lime to time in the operation of Canadian lines, wps formed this nnnning at conferences of llie great labor orK.uilzallonH of I'aihvays. Repl|^sentativcs h:iV(! met from time to lime of late. N"!) official r.tatcment was made by I the railway war board, but information obtained irom other sources is to I {\u: effect thai the new board will i^oiisisl of twelve members, six of them represent In.-,' ;h(^ railway companies an. .Moiilrenl; \V. D. Uolib, vice pr :sidenl. Crand Trunk ,Kalhvay, Montr.-ial 'Labor RepreDentntives. Itepreacntlng the bihor oiganiaa-tions of the railway v.,.rl.| ilicre will be: W. L. Kennedy. \Viiinip"g. vice president of the Itrotheriuiiiil of Ln-eomotlvo Knglneers; .(iwuen .Murdnoh, Toronto, vice presldeiii aci! so long as they were predominant in ilie councils of tho enemy. Kvery one wanted peace, the premier added, hut it be u peace that is just and d\irable- 0)10 with power behind :i. Dio premier was speaking in the iiouse of commons, making a st.'itcment on the war situation. The house will adjourn tomorrow until October 1.".. If all the allied comitri; s were'defeated at .sea. ho said, ("e rniauy could never triumpli. ' Are Disillusioned Tho German-people and Germany's allies were beginning lo be .lisillus-ionized, the premier cominnod. In March, Germany was iiiomising great j things and the peace teuai les from her ' allies were withdrawn. 'I'lie prorai.Ko, however, he pointed out. liad failed, and the German harvest was sliort, although rafiftarily tiie Cernians luid been at the height of ilieir power. Russia, said the premier, had become a log to tho feet of Germany. Tho Russian people, however, liad resented the interference of Germany with tlieni and were more and more seeking allied help. "We will not hesitate to give if 'o them wherever it is possible," he added. Dealing with the German offensive against the Brili.sli, .'\Ir. Lloyd (!3orge suid at first there wore many anxious moments anil that tho losses were considerable in men and material, liut in a month, before the battlrfwas over, he added. ;!5ri.iiuil men had been scut across,the channel to take the places of those lost, and in. six weeks tho Germans had been hurled back and fought to a standstill. �\Ir. Lloyd George iiraised the work oi; the Americans in their fighting in Prance, spealcing of the "trained skill" they had ilisplayed and the "skilled" knowledge in the management of men under trying conditions of which their oihcers had given evidence. Alluding to the Czecho-Slovaks, the premier explained that their only desire was to quit Russia and help the allies on the wostecn front. The Bol-shoviki government, however. has resented the altempl of the allies to assist, them. Therefore the Bolsheviki had only themselves to blame for the Czeeho-Slovak ho.stility. omo mmi ARE iimm. BY COL OE WON Toronto. Aug. 7.-Mn,r:islrale Den-Ison today expressed his (lisai)proval of street rioting by sentencing sevt^ral participants in Saturday night's disturbances to vario.'i-' iienalties of which tho most severe was one year's imprisonment. Waller Snialley. a returned soldier was setenced lo one year at the Ontario Iteformatory; John''Ro8s, a civilian from Calgary, was sentenced lo nine months; .'Vrlluir D. Raymond and Krnesl llagirlK. two returned wounded men. received six months terms each, and'thrno boys. IJaiker Nell. Henry Harrington and George Mcllkeny were fined ?in and costs oacli or ton days. Theon Major, another soldier, was remanded a week to tli(! reception hospital; Private V. McLeny. of headquarters sfafi'. was sentenced to one year for assaulting the police last night. Frank lOdwards was given six months for assaulting a policeman last night. of the New York and Ontario Power Company for apiiroval of its plan to reconstruct, repair and improve its dam and w.-iter pcnver properties at Wellington on the St. I,awrence f)n tlio New ^ ork State side of the river opposite MorrlKbnrg. this evening, great feat tire. Do not fail to see this EDUCATE PEOPLE ON WAR ISSUES .Aiellioiirnc. .Aug. 7.- (Ueiiter's)- A deputation representing educalloual. commercial, banking and civic interests also tho military iind other jiro-fesslons have urged upon the Federal government the iidoptlon of a liropagnnda scheme for educating the people on the issaen of the war with the view of inculcating .strong principles of loviilty in all sections and dispelling false views. ENEMY INFLUENCES, .Vmaterriam. Aug. 7.-Inquiry at Kiev has proved that the railway strike there was a result of enemy influences ami directed against the I'krainliin governmenf and tho Central powers, according lo tho .N'ord Deutsche Allegenioine fCeitung. PHI EGAN HERE H THE m. Pnt Kgan. one of the best known police detectives of the province, who for years was detective scrgCant with tho Jlounted Police in tho south and later with tho city police force, has returned to the city as, detective sergeant of "D" Division of the A. P. P, taking the place of Detective Hesketli who leaves the force today to go into business for himself. Detective Egan has been a member of thb A. P. P. since the organization of the force. When the l!)lst Battalion was formed Detective Egan joined but was dis-(duirgcd as being over ago after having served for several mouths. He had a very successful, record with tlie :\Iountel Police and is well-known to all the crooks of the country who will not be loo pleased to learn that Lethbrldge is again his headquarters. AT THE EMPRESS The great Tlieda Bara picttirc which was shown ."Monday and Tuesilay at the Empress, will be held over for one day anil will apjioar for the last time AT STARLAJVD Alice Braily's second Select Star Series feature is- "Woman and Wife." adapted from tim ever-popular ".lan� Ryre" l)y f^harlotle Bronte. When the story opons. .Tanc Kyre I.'* living w-itb her rich relatives, lha Reod.s, but the petulanee of the Roei' boy causes her to bo sent to an institution conducted by the heartlesa Brocklehurst. .lanes Hweetness effect* some Influence over even him, however, ami It Is on his recommendatloi* that she secures tho position of governess to little Allele, the daughter ot Kdwavd liooho.ster. He had pnrled from his wife, Va> orlo, whon .iho became in.sane. Aiy cordtngly. whon he falls in lovn with .Jane, of whom little Adole has alsu/ beconio ver.v fond, he proposes to T.xo.r and Is nccepte stay by her lover. In the moantlme, Valerie has escaped to tho water, where she i8 drowned. Fate has tin-ally been kind to the long-suffering .Tano Kyre. and all Is now clear for her marriage to Rochester. At Starland tonight and tomorrow. IMPORTANT MEETING. Montreal, .-^ug. 7.-The International joint commission, created under tho treaty between the United States and Groat Britain for tho settlement of all questions relating to boundary waters between C'anada and the United States, will hold a public session in Montreal on next Jlonday, sitting in tlio court of appeal. The most important matter tor consideration before tho commission is an application LETTtRS IN THE OATS Ottawa, Aug. a.--In the opinion of Dr. Frank T. ShutI, assistant director at tho Kxperimenlal Farm, tho letter which observers ot natural phenomona in Woatorn Ontario !mv� found on ottt loaves, and whose presence they hav) intorpretod as forecasting Uio oml ol the war. Is not a nor tlie tigure "S" either, but possibly the, letter "R'.' instead. But Dr. Shutt does not consider the mark us a good omen. In.'stead, lio says that its real porteut la that another war must ho waged-not against tho Hun but against rust, ^i.lcli destroys thousands of dollarii' worth of gritln every year. U is not an imiis.i.'H oco\irreiic9 rust to forili !;i the nliupo o� the letter "B" on oat loaves, but every year Bluer: tho war dturtid credulous persons, seeing the letters for tha first tirao, havo jumped at tho eoncluBlon that it is a mystic sign forotolUng the end of tho war or of tho end, of the vs'urul In the immcdlato futuro, Ottawa, -'Vug. 7.-Tho total revenue from all sources of the Dominion government from April 1, the beginning of tho fiscal year to ,luly 31 was if91,n.'i4,-000, an Increase of neaiily $11,000,000 over the same period last year. Tho dolniled figures are given in tho financial statement for the month ot July given out today hy tho finance department. Tho report shnw.i that the large increase in revenue has been achieved despite a drop In custo.qiB collections tor the four months period itrom 005,043 to,$53,oicd and ^vithout which it would fade and die-but it ham these wonderful pro-pertica in their moat afisimiiatJve form. Every inirrediont of Wincnrnii in endorsed and recommended in the daily practice of the membcTB of the medical profeHaion tho w^rld over. The New "Wincarnis A combination of Ex:tract of lleof, Kxtract ot" Malt, Iron and Mnn(;raiitise, Glycerophoophntfs of Calcium PotaflBiiim and .Sodium 'with a 8peci�lly Bolectcd wine. A Tonic, Keatorative, Blood-build-cr and Nerve-food. Prescribed by the Medical profeRdion for Anaemia, Debility, Sieeple��ne8�. IJrain Faff. Nervousncia, Ijowered Vitality, La Grippe. Maternity-weak-ncBs and Convalescence from any ilhioBB. . Protriflars: Coleman & Co., ltd,, Wiwaniis Works. Nortvifh, H/i^. Canadian Office, <7 Portland St , Toronto; i-'riink S. Bail, Resident Directcr. Sal,-s Airciits/or the Domniau: Ralph J. Parsons & Co., I-oy Umidiii^, Toronto. Large $1.7 j Obtainable from the Following Drug Storet: J. D. HIGINBOTHAM & CO., LTD. FRANK HEDLEY DRUG COMPANY. �mm TONIGHT AND TOMORROW ALICE BRADY in WOMAN AND WIFE ALSO TWO-REEL KEYSTONE COMEDY HULA HULA LANp EMPRESe Thedafiara in The Rose of Blood TONIGHT j^lS ,3 BEING HELD OVER FOR ONE DAY MORE, IT IS 80 CSOOO. LAST TIME THIS IS BEING HELD OVER FOR ONE DAY MORE, IT IS 80 COCO. ' ilENRY IN COMEDY. 87 ;