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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, AUGUST in is PA US FIVE St. John, X.'B., Aiig. Launching ot I wo flno wooden vessels yesterday was Xcw Urunawick's answer to Ihe challenge ot the Hun submarines liirk- IUK olt Ihc AUautic Coast al- ready has destroyed Hip Horn route in, the first of thp skips roniptetcJ In the present renaissance or the shipbuild- ing an. The new vessels are the Oeiina K Goldman, 477 tons Imitt at St. Martin's, and the Vincent A WliUc, 45i> tuus, launched at Alma. A second schooner Is to.be launched at the lat- ter place today and at St. Martlu's work begins at once on a second larger tho two 'aunchcd today. Seven Thousand Prisoners and 150 Guns Are Taken ENLARGE PROGRAM Washington, Aug. oT the American programme requiring extension.of tbo ilrajt ages was dectd-[ cil upon In accordance with the wishes of the military section .of the war council today. Montreal, Aufl, a pitched battle between military police-, men and an alleged draftee and hts frltnds nsar Ormstown, this morning, Frank Robldoux, wanted as a ,draftee, .and" his brother George, and a military constable' were shot. The wounded men were all brought to the city this morning and placed In the Royal, Victoria Hospital. They will all recover. The fight fookiplace fast night when the military police surrounded the house where Prink Robidoux was living and at- templedvto arrest him. Five mili- tary policemen were engaged by the Robldoujc brothers and four friends armed with shot guns. Hurrah! How's This Cincinnati authority says corns i dry up and lift out I with fingers. 11 capital records show that every time you cut n corn you invite lock- jaw or blood which is says a Cincinnati leiis you that a quarter ounce of r. dm.; called free zone can be obtained ;it lil- Ue cost from the drug sloco bnt is sufficient to rid one's feel of every liard or soft corn or callus. You simply apply a few drops of freczone on a tender, aching corn anil soreness la Instantly relieved. E" ly tliGiOnlire corn can 'rpqt and all, without pain. "This drug In sticky hut dries a f once and. is claimed to just shrivel up uny com without inflaming or even Irri- tating Ihe surrounding tissue or skin. If your wife wears high heels .she will ho glad to know of London, Is regarded in London 'as possible that the enemy's wltMravral in tlie Lys salient may be preltaiitiary to a fieiier.il retirement from that aaliunt -where his position is very unfavorable liecause ol the waterlogged ground and also by rea- son of fact thai ho Is dominated by the British guns from Hie neighbor- ing heights. hi this connection the enemy's re- cent withdrawals-from Ihc east bank .-f the Avre in the neighborhood of lUoreuH auH from the Tvest bank io ou snori-' eas'- ol tbo ABCTC are also lifted out 1 lloilltci1 out- There Is BO disposition in London, however, to jump at con- cljbfons owing to the withdrawals. Drantfoicl customs returns, 'or July reached J10S.S50.2S ns against S15.5S for the same month ot last year. Freshwater Sea Voyage (Through the From Thunder Bay to sin hundred mile trip from Fort Port Arthur i through the blue-green valers of Lake Superior, 1 Sault Ste. Marie, Like Huron, the isltrfd.Uiry-' of the GeorjUn Biy.> :r At timei of lint) with only a of tutnfcltaf f Af through cmbowsred t i wonderful bvclinesK. Lutui-Ioua CANADIAN PACIFIC Great Lakes Steamships ccellent food. it moderate ceih, Csmdiui Btiter. For full infonnition phoiw or write Canadfan Ptcinc Agent. 1. f-. PROCTOR, Blsfrict Passenger, Aeent, Calgary. J7 SENIffi It is important that you conserve food and fad. A Big Success 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 QURNEV OXFORD AGENTS LETHSRIOQE LontfoOr thou- sand prisoners and one hundred flur.j have been captured in the Franco British offensive, Andrew Bonar Law, chancellor of the ex- chequer announced tonight. London, Aug. six-miles from Villers-Bretonneux, has been reached by the British, according to" the Evening News. MAY ABANDON LINE London, Aug. the Germans recently have carried out various between iftont Didier and the sea> there is no indication that they have made any extensive preparations for a It is considered prob- able, however, that the enemy may be forced 4o abandon the line on the Vesle. 'ADVANCE IN NORTH the British Army In France, Aug. the British south of the Somme were making import- ant progress, thejr troops on the north t likewise were pushing ahead. The French, on the Brit- ish rightj also reported that they were p rog re s si ng well. B ri sk fighting was ctill continuing as this dispatch was filed just before noon. Early in the fighting it was dis- covered that one new enemy div- ision had just arrived In this area. from H said the Germans believed the British were going to attack but did not know what day the attack was going to be launched. It Is evident, how- ever, that the attack was a sur- prise. MANY TANKS. With the British Army Tn AUQ. greatest aecrecy surrounded ptans for the attack. During the night the Ger- mans heavily bombarded the Dri- tish llnei, but their shells were ineffective. An extraordinarily large number of tanks accompan- ied the storming troops, clearing the way for in the gray light of dawn and helping to overcome enemy strong points. A SURPRISE. Paris, Aug. allied at- tack.on the Albert Mont-Oldler front today apparently was unex- pected by the Germans and many were taken. One Ger- man division was surprised as it was Doming up to relieve tho front tin: troops. Reports received up to mid af- ternoon Indicated that the offen- sive wac progressing favorably. The average advance was ap- proximately miles on aN front of more than 20 mitts. The allied advance at some points was more than three miles. Important material has been captured -by the advancing HUNS HOLO VESLE BANK. London, Aug. from the Sotssons-Rheims region this Af- ternoon is that the Germans are holding the northern bank of the Vesle In considerable strength with a large number of guns. They arc believed to have des- troyed some of the bridges over the ATsne and to have taken some of their heavy guns across river. Old English Songs at Chautauqua DISTILLED WftTEB Delivered to any part of the city. !anada Has Done We In Saving of Food, But Continued Effort Needed Ottawa, August Canada iotl Roartl today Issued a summary of c results ol the special food produc- ori and conferva lion efforts in (he omitiion. This statement was ac- Jed by an appeal to the public continue the I'airy conservation of products and su- wliicl; already have been saveil large quantities for esport ovcr- eaa. r "The very notable and gratifying esults which already have been oh-' allied show Ibe importance of small The Hamilton Court Singers present two programs on the third tiny Which sound a note of originality. EHal Dfl'y, ttic u't-lJ'knoM-n CMraso aniJ iiiotle a trip to and spent three months In a scorch1 for LtagLEsli motion soaps ncsv to American platform. lie found nut only ohl motion songs, but tuneful folk FODJJS rial log hack FOTCTDI centuries, ilany of have brr-n cleverly woven into the- programs of. the) Hampton Court arc presentort In costume the cm In tie music waa 'written. The have aplendld volws and present their offprints in an and faultless icanner. For several seasons Ten- musical comjmnfea of the Cimufauqun platform have been in greater demand throughout the country. products. meas- ures have beea elfectlve and largo siocfes of sugar havo been returned to trade channels. Nearly SOO cars of food have toon saved from the total or partial loss through spoiling. 'An amazing reduction in Is shown by reports from municipal offi- cials fn all parts of. (ho the statement continues. "Profiteering has heen greatly diminished and ex- cessive profit taking is being stopp- ed. For example flour sold at ?H.60 a barrel.in the spring of I91o, where- as (lie farmers had-receivcd only JC.95 for the wheat therein." individual fnod saving, when multi- plied by hundreds of the board states. "In the c.iso of pork, Canada aud ilie United -Slates have been i able to the allies' re-iuire-j its. for the present, but it must not j bo assumed tliat plete. H is still true task is UiaL all com- food LETHBRIDGE BREWERY ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full Information apply to Agents or Company's Office, 270' Main St., Winnipeg. NQTHING ELSE LIKE IT IN LETHBRIDGE production and food saving will couot lor victory. The action ot Ihe food board in removing the restrictions on tbe uso of park E.OOH as luey couiif salely'bc witlnlracu tuay-lie taken as proof ol the desire and intention to "re- lax any. or restrictions, as condi- tions warrant. At present otber con- servation measures must not be, relax- ed, but the public may follow the re- gulations and atince of tbe food hoard in flill confidence iliat restrictions will not bo rolaineu longer than is abso- lutely necessary to safeguard the food position ot thy attic's and of our- selves." Exports of Beef. The summary ot what Canada has done. to help feed the armies and (he civilian population of tho allies show 'that the exports from Canada of beef have been increased by nearly 000 pounds a year, an increase ol per cent, more tfinn the average net exports for ilUQ-l-i. -.Net exports of pork have been increased by pounds a yeart an average ol 571 per cent, more than a five year pre-war average. IJcfore the war Canadjj was Import ing butter at the rate of pounds annually. The country fs producing -to meet tlo tnestic rcijufrements and Is exporting at the net rale of more than pound 3 a year. It is catininted that Canada export cfl at least 25 to SO per cent, more] wheat rturJng Uic Jast Iwelre months than could have been e1 spoiled had It not been for the offoria of- conserva- tioji anrt organization of the: food resources. 1 Saving In Flour. of flour i. and Ixjndon, Aug. are BO) mtilled to become candidates for par lament, according to a decision reach ed by the law offices of England, Scot il, Wale? and Iralaud, were unanimous in their Andrew Sonar Law, chancellor of the eicheq ner said in tho house of commons io day. This settles the controversy arose out ot extending Ihe franchise to women. Some Have held that this gave them the right to stt in parlia and several women havo an nounced their candidacy for office a tb. next general election. TJie Duchess of MarJborough, form erly Consuelo Vaiiderbilt, of Yorfe, has been accepted as the pro g ress ive cantl ida f e for tbe Xor LI Southwark division of the Londoi County Council, The vacancy, causei by the dealii of the former represen tatlvc, will be fitletHmtuerllately, ac cording to The Daily Telegraph. SIR GEO. GIBBONS 19 DEAD Kandalaska, Hussisn Lapland, Aug. government of the "country if .the recently established7 at after a revolution against ho Bolshcviki. has addressed a proc- aination (o tbe people of tbe district declaring Um Uolshavikl regime at an and announcing that the new gov- eninient had takerf up duty of gov- erning tiie region. The power Eelshevikis tho proclamalion briginp. Because of the treason of the co Montreal, Aug. Geo. Glblions, chairman of the In- ternational Waterways Com- mission died torlay in the Koyal Victoria HOB pi! fcIlCTrlnr operation. Sir George fbad beeu Jll in the hospital (or two veefcs. fr What the Press Agents Sag AT THE EMPRESS The caprices of romance, th'n sus- eauso of famine, tho failure to Battle, and a sensa- tlie rights" and lihertics of the tioual fiimlc, arc all found in tho stir- countries; because of pillaging, and constant arrests, the power of ilie so-called Soviet of traitors and criminate is passed. Tlie representa- Ives ol the so-called people's govern- ments have fled.. WON'T RAISE DRAFT AGE IN THE NAVY Washington, Aug. of the draft system Ihe United Stales navy Is not regarded as necessary at ihis lime by the navy departtrient. Rear Admiral Palmer, chief of the bureau of navigation, told the senate military committee today that the navy has practically all the men" it needs and that would riol be affected by changing the army draft ages- INCREASE FARES ring picture, "Blue which will be shown at the Empress Friday ami Saturday. -Tho picture offers Viols' Dauia a part which gives full jiiay to her varied capabilities. She has never been ijuKe so appealing, so childish niul unaffected, so mature anil sympa- thetic as In 'this role. The story tells :of Perry Has com, who arrives In the town of Rising Sun to lake charge of- the- Bascom saw mills, but oyrinff to [he disrepute brought on. the name of a distant rela- tive roses tis Jim As Isabella of pawned her There has anything Uy __ ____ the INSTANT action1 lengthening the extraction in. niftllng of simple buckthorn glycerine, etc., as in lied In Adlor-i-fta. ONE SPOONFUL flushes tho RNTIRE bow- el tract so completely It rellcvea ANY sour eloinach, gas or conslipa- ilon -and prevents appenolcltfa. The INSTANT, pleasant action or Ad lei- l-ha surprises both doctors and pa- D. Hlginbotham Co., LM., SMALL BUNCH OF CATTLE FOR SALE PRICE RIQHt._ CHAS. T. COUSINS- SKIFF, ALT A. SELLING OUT OWING TO ILLNESS A Rooming House and' con- tents In good locality. Doing A good business. Will sell for souabta price. APPLY TO JOS. FERDINA, 7th St. 3. opposite Gait Gardens or F. A. ROGERS, 546 13lh Stretl'North Phone 1155 202-5 J.H.BALMER COMES TO CHAUTAUQU Brinfls Kaffir Boys Choir From Africa for Closing Night .T. II. Bntmer, noted English traveler, explorer ami authority on Souih Af- ricn, is coming to Cimntriuqua on the Inst night with liis bnml of singing Kaffir, boys from Ihe heart of This attraction has been perhaps Ihe biggest success upon the Chnutaunun n'saving of barrels of'flonr a nonlh'Is tolng Consen-atlnn jneaaures and volim- ary saving In the homes.have reduc- ed Canadian consumption of flotir 'rom SOO.OUO in COfJiGuO barrels i monlh, as compared with pre-war consumption. This means a saving al tho rate of barrets a year, or, counting the saving" tiy lengthened extraction of mttttflg, xrf bar- year. Tliia Is equivalent Io a nearly hushcla ot wheat. In Ihn spring of 1913 Ihe price of flour has been kept down Io a barrel, while the farmer was re-' Iho wheat used there- in." Rations for Conservation efforts- Canada are releasing meat enough (o provide Ihe ration for. It U estimated, at soMEcrs. Saving In Sugar. in rhc uae of sugar In Canada will mean s saving of tons a year. The average saving in. public, eating places la In excoas of 40 per cent. A saving of pounds fl month has been effected by restrlc- KoifS on manufacture ot bakery pro- ducts. The use of sugar In Ico cream has been cut In ball. Fifteen thousand Ions of sugar a year are. being saved by curtailment of-Us use in candy man- ufacture. The paring Jn confection- ery establishments 'is very large, one factory alone saving pounds In tour months. A saving' of pounds of svifiar will ho by the now restrictions on tanners. Half a million pdumlt of sugaf tflll be aflved during four months byre- (Irlctlona on manufacturers of choco Aug. increase in street car fares here was put into ef- fect today by the Detroit United Itatl- wny. The now rates arevslx cents cash or ten tickets for 55 fients In- stead oc n flat 5 cent charge. It .was announced that the- eight for a auar- cr tickets good during the juah hours T the morning and evening will lie Ylthrtrfiwn after Saturday of .this week. y. s.. CROPS Washington, Aug. condition of tho crops on August 1 was announc- ed" as follows: Spring wheat .79.6; corn 1S.5; oata, S2.8; 'b'arloy, 82.0; kn'Jieat, S8.G; flax, 70.C. jewels that tbe mndcap mnrlner of Genoa might sail uncharted seas, doe.'; Carmcl Myers In "A Broadway Scandal" which .comes to the Em- press theatre auction off her jewelry to a gay party of theater-folk for the cause of democracy. I Toward tho climax' of the delightful photoplay in which Mlae flyers is seen at her best, she returns' to a Q French cafe of her father's from cltj he turned her away after a wild night ride ii stolen machine. She returns na a theatrical star, the guest of honor la ft MrtCreo crowd of players. LOUISIANA DRY EaUm Houge, Aug. iana baa ratified the federal prohibi- tion amendment. The ratification was voted by the house 65 to follow ing favornblo action early in the week by the senate. LAST TIMES-TONIGHT. V 'ALICE BRADY IN "WOMAN AND WE" ANO TWO REEL "HULA HULA The Canada food board has senl out a circular letter to alt bakera hi Canada urging (lie trade Io mafco only wtioloaomo dark loaf bread< without any artificial whitening. Information has readied the board that the ma- jority of bafcers use bleaching (o such an extent Hint hear the semblance of being made of pure white flour, whereas, If made in com- .pllance- with the present food laws, coior should be a brown. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY THOMAS H. INGE 1 WM. S. HART IN of the Rail" A1.8O 5 MAX L1NDON Tn HIS MOTHER.IN-IA A SCREAMING COMEDY .T. If. BAUJEli Dlntforra for mnny ycnrs. .They np- renr la Dative coslunJM flnd-thelr program Is n sons QQd story demon' strntlon of life ID (lie Daik Continent. Tie songs In English nro orig- inal and form a Inrgo of the pro- gram. They nro prcECnlocl wllli per- fect accent fltul enanelalton' with tfenmess ant] brauly ot tone And ivllh such light mid as Is only heard In choirs o( Iho country, CARMEL MYERS IN f'A BROADWAY SCANDALW A BLUEBIRD PHOTOPLAY FRIDAY SATURDAY VIOLA DAN A in "BLUE JEAN3" Abo Charlet Ch.phn in "The ;