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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta She Detalfc BIPcru DAILY AMP WKKKLY INft Ml Ith Street fekhanm cties RatsM wart delivered psr by tut jreer by matt fjJJ to patea of expiry of ntoarfrfttas Sr dally AcoepV ot txpirsUMs date to tocontinue tlw sub THE OF THE The FrancoBritish start fed yesterday onthe Somme between Albert vnfl Mont was com jplete surprise to the and thus far netted a gain of 11 miles The advance baa taken the allied forces to wlthlii shooting distance of the Chaulnes jailway and Is expected to bring them within striking distance of that great centre which was taken from the Allies ta the Ger man drive of the On the the Americans are holding their nerr and news this morning Indicates that the Oer rnijisare their jjosltions on the southern end of the Flanders FEMININE INVASION OF THE The young lady In the cage at the local banks has become a familiar sight Is the same across ead the sob the Spokesman Ssview raves th her bankers are wondering what rrlil happen to their Institutions the InVaston There Bsod nftehd tie banks that thVwomiSn should dress severely 1 In tieivf Waists and Bnt for war towork e Waists anfl wear sweaters of hues and therXiam fluffy In Hjiite of the hours spent in the com pany of Many of tiem do not have to pay for their board or and they spend their riches on thought hedtry an office girl to take the place of the boywM bad gone to work in the har vest Thegirl Wore apurple sweater and yellow skirt the firat day on the second day she ap peared In a rose On thin wore a nilsgreen sports The fourth day she was told her services were no longer ra I The moat pleased of all were She had the Idea that j the woman in business needs must be 1 dreggy and had borrowed tram her Is iskerssttng to what the women wfll do to the decorations of the expect the jwar lasts7 much thatthe lamps iwlil be rose that the adding will be In Louis Cans de I ftgns and that there will be ribbon fond laoe curtains on the tellers and isaahiers windows to give the place a raomellke If they decorate the Banks to match their own It is bound to twn out QAiMDA AND fTUCl PROBLEMS Ottawa always an ar dent advocate of the principle of Henry believes that the ijtomiiijon government should tax Idle 4oal lands into use much as wild land been taxed use through Imposition of the wild Ipinds1 in pr4sr that coal production may meet the This new and if tt can be shown that there are opal lands within easy reach of trans might be made pro action should tend the pub lic from undue exploitation by mine and tho government Is to bo congratulated upon having got at least thus far towards national control of Cue Along with U would bo relist to hear ot some definite act Ion by tho government to increase the output of According to tho pres ent BlJttMtlon in the United there IB every likelihood of a fuel shor tage next Canada Is not jus tified In relying upon tho United Stat es to save this country from freezing whentho pinch The warning is The United States fuel administration may not fce ott able to meetthe demands the of for fuel th4s But Canada must haVfc or pass through a of with siege Conditions or conquostby A more reliable plan Micawbtr policy or waiting for something to turn UP is neededi Canada an adfXj uate coal than ever There are Immense untapped resources In maritime as tKere are In the Canadian It should be possible to Increase the maritime province output to the ex tent of supplying Ihef whole otXanada east The maritime province jresour oes might even be developedtothe ex tent of a sur plus of Canadian coal to the New Eng land in return for Increased shipments of anthracite from United States mines to coalless Before the output from the mari time provinces can be substantially In creased manpower Is and there must be more enterprise shown than Is apparent under private where the mining is carried on for profit rather than for national At present in Canada it is actually profitable to withhold valuable coal lands from There is a specula tive value in Idle coal A Dominion war tax should be imposed upon coal They should be as sessed so that such Idleness would be no longer Coal resources should be developed at this time of or they should return to national controlThey are natural re part of the national and no private group of interests should have the privilege of with holding them from while people seem unabla to get sufficient coal to carry them through the The Canadian fuel controllers ac In fixing is good so far as it Action Is to Increase the Fuel adminis tration In Canada apparently does not include the organizing of the exist ing mines for production under na tional nor for the taking over of idle coal But the Canadian people regard Fuel Controller Magrath as He is supposed to see that supplies are Certainly he Is likely to be blamed throughout Canada next winter if supplies and It is not in the least llkeUy that the government would relieve him of the blame by taking it upon It is apparently the task of Magrath to find more coal for Can ada within the nezt few or et the government take the responsl Ulty of finding The risk of re ylng jipon the United States supplies would seem to be more than the peo ple of Canada should be exposed to ind thero is no justification for akinir such a risk while Canadian coal resources remain in idleness or neffloiently PICKED UP PASSING Olga Petrora Is tnakjng a tour selling war having al ready disposed of The cemetery problem In Vancou ver Is becoming In one ceme there ore only 12 whole family rector of All Saints Church of has an nounced his decision to accept a call to Holy Trinity Fur dealsrs In London say that furs in Americii and Great Britain are to bo higher In price next fall and winter Tho Belgian government has con ferred the title of Honorary Citizen and Friend of the Belgian Nation on tie American food Fwjiie district fire ranger that up to the end of 65 tires hnvo occurred in his and vory litUe valuable stand Ing timber has president of the Ottawa branch of the re signed from thnt refusing at a largely attended meeting of mem bers of the branch to remain In office According to a Cloverdale the honey crop in the lower Fraser Valley will be one of the smallest on Continual dry weather and smoke from the bush fires Is given as the principal The national war labor through its joint H and Frank in the dis pute between the Betlvlehem Stee company and grants im portnnt concessions to work ers who are given tile right to organ ize and to bargain Re vision or complete elimination of the bonus system now in operation at the plant is Tue decision calls upon the company to pay men nnc women alike when performing the same work and to them no tasks disproportionate to their ductive it would well if it were In the west our trouble always been market tor our id we bars really found until U our development has been greater than the market IJsnoe great sums capital bave bsen lost in enterprises vWljat ijps Fuel Magmth should turn his attention Is more men to man the oampi in order to make the ss produce to capacity to they are So that the western problem it vastly differ jTnt from that of the east However the faot both and western Canada have he same ultimate and that is secure enough cqai to avoid fuel famine next and there fore the CitUens discussion of the eastern situation may prove interact us here in the west Fuel Controller Magrath has fixed the price c coal the source of sup sly in the jnjarjWwe This And next comes the Chautauqua The latest Invitation Is to pay your tax Next I The crops are better than expect Thats what from not expecting too k horse thief successfully Jail And then doesnt know enough to quit ntealing horses dl serves to be The new wealth which will come into Southern Alberta from livestock and field products this year will be away up In the There is every reason tobe The latest report of the wheat This is about as mu6h as Canada and the States to gether raised last While there U need for economy in wheat pro ducts that doesnt mean that the North American continent will not do as inuoh to feed the allies as they did last With con tributiou we will nave a jnillion bush The press agent hasnt been 1ieard from for not sinceabout the middle of to be when told of the opening the offensive which endeA so disastrously for the Huns In1 the SoissonsRhelnvs sal And he isnt having very much to brag about those days now that activity has been trooeferred to the British front turthqr It almost atr if the Kalsera daya of boasting are His press agent win no doubt be kept hpsy explaining U all to the German peo NEWFOUNDLAND VESSEL ATTACKED A The foundland threemaster schooner Gla 159 which was held up ofMhto coast on Monday by an enemy eubniaxine and was into port early this morning The schooner ia on liar beam ends but can be easily sighted and maun The vessel was bound from In Spile of Backward Condit Exhibits Were Also Attendance fFrom Our Own CorresDonclentI lias ha fairs for several but 191S ha excelled them all when you conside the dry season all over the souther part of the The quality o the floweFs an dairy were all coul be The number of entrie were not so large as some of the pas but every one worked to male the fair a both as an exhib tion for the and also to clea up past in both of thea they have been On th first day the crowd was not so larg but the second brought the th crowd had the money and they spen It so everyone is now In the horses the judges report ver good and a marked improvi ment over previous M Mclntosh an took many of the prizes i the heavy Franklins strin came in for some of the blue ribbon and a fair division over the distric of the In the cattle the judge report quality but lack ofcouditlon on account of the scarcity of Cattle Awards Schaedor and Adams took the Air ahire and Joe Shields and Bluncien carried home the cards for the Grade ounch and Prln gle carried the blue ribbons for the milk A good showing of the re sults of which Rands and J A small ex hibit of sheep and with a large display of poultry where tho Judges had a difficult task in deciding the Fruits and vegetables are good and were commented oil by the vast crowds who visited the While the grand stand sports were slow cpraing they were good when midway gave the usual line of The Red Cross had fins exhibit of their monthly shipment consisting of over 2300 articles made in the month of tinsis being shipped at They also had a nursery tent for the babes and this was much appreciated by those who brought their children to the Among the visitors from the east ern province of Ontario during this week were Robert JJacon and John retired farmers of who are paying their first visit to the and particularly to their Wend who has a fine farm west of Aa farm ers they think the opportunities of this district is very and they point out the very great necessity of mixed so that m a dry season you etill have one line beside the grain to help On their return they will have many to say about Macleod district as a place for young The committee have handed over tickets to thp Red Gross for this society to receive a small conifflisBion for The Ontario Minister of Public Works has effected a Saving ot y cutting downvofflclal Suspended in the air by a window which had fallen upon his the ittlo son of Patrick ot learly lost his Of 111 samples of grape juice re ontly analyzed by the chief anaJyst of the 97 cumpletely met he departmental Mary was slain in her ionic at Portland by a man who en ered the room through a window and ihot her seven times In her An important experiment In the rentment of tuberculous soldiers has been inaugurated by the British au horities near Cambridge in Miss Christine Fabb a graduate ot ho Chelsea Training has been appointed as phy sical directress for women students at he Alberta The position of lecturer in history at the University ot Alberta has been iven to who for the past four years has been master in history at the According to Information received rom fire in the Western Cart ridge Plant In east destroyed the plant this No one was Nine persona were 20 some probably the Oerstner aviation field virtually demolished and other property estimated at thousands of dollars causedby the tropical hurricane which struck south western who has for a num ber of with headquarters in Win been western manager of the SherwinWilliams Company of Can has just been appointed managing director of the company at The number of employes in the ser vice or electric railways in Cnnada ap proximates in 1915 the number was Total salaries and wages run to about a Tola compiled as single is about James Martin and Phil while bathing in Devils got beyond their depth and were in danger of The position of all untfl boy of Ifi years of in ant rescued Seventyseven persons from the Minneapolis district have arrived to settle on the Benard on the west of which was sold to the Hutterische by Alvin of to pro fessor of apologetics at Wyollffe Col lege lias been appointed to the rec torship of AidaAs Silver birch Toronto by the tord Blsh op of in succession to Rev now associate recto of Fisher men and men o Prince Rupert agree that the indlca tions point to the biggest salmon sea son in 20 The sookeye an humpback have already appeared in the Skeena and some canneries hav put up more than their entire pacl last Word has been received of the deaf from wounds in in c George formerly a wel known hockey player pf Edmonton While residing in Edmonton he wa engaged for a time in the printin ami was later a motor mechani He was 24 years of The total number of reterutts oh tained in the United States by th CanadianBritish recruiting mission t date is Of this 196 who reported were lepvin men who have been secured fo the Canadian Expeditionary Fore through the efforts ot the The board of supervisors fo Canada will hold a session in th grain exchange in Winnipeg on Auj for the purpose of considerin all fixing of prices and the ways an means of handling wheat for the new crop All parties desiring BtfUe their views will be afforded a opportunity to do Macleod has a busy the fair upeulal theatre and a big crowd to enjoy it Xot an arcidont during the tho streets and grounds were crowded Twillingate for New ihe autoa and and everything will number loan than Attacked passed oft Chen editor of the Chines morning paper The New Republl of was the guest of hono at a banquet tendered Mm by thlrt Chinese residents He 1 in the city as president Of the Chin National League of Canada and making a trip east for the purpos of The search for the body of Major casualty officer whose un term was found on the bank of th Cataraqul River near Kingston Jun tlon has been abandoned and the op inlon ia growing that the officer wa not The river has been tho oughly An unconfirmed re port was in that he ha been seen in Confidential instructions were hani ed to Major General Grave at Kansas City on Tuesday by ieore ary Baker covering the American mi itary expedition to Siberiawhich Gen oral Graves will command The se retary said he assumed that a Jap anpse officer would be the officer of tho interallied forces to Siberia and would preside at an conference with tha various cowman The American forces probabl PROCLAMATION GEORGE the by the Grace of God of the United Klnfidefn of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyoml the Defender of the Emperor of To all to whom these presents shall or whom nmyx la any wlso A Proclamation conditional amnesty respecting men belonging to Glass 1 under the Military Service who have disobeyed our Proclamation of 13th If or their orders to report for orare deserters or absent without leave from the Canadian Ezpedi tionary VjftHBREAS consider belonging to Clan I under our Military Ser vice called out on active service in our Canadian Expeditionary Force for the defence of Canada under Our of 13th although they have thus become by law soldiers enlisted in the Military Service of Have failed to report for duty as lawfully required of them under the said Military Ser vice Act and the regulations in cluding the Order in Council duly on April 20 Or have Or absented themselves without leave from our Canadian Expeditionary And it is represented that the very serious and unfortunate situation in which these men find themselves is due in many cases to the fact notwithstanding the information and warning contained in Our Proclamation afore they have misunderstood their duty or or have been misled by the advice of disloyal or seditious AND WHEREAS we if to avoid the infliction of the heavy penalties which the law imposes for the offences of which these soldiers have thus been and to afford them an opportunity within a limited time to report and make their services available in Our Canadian Expeditionary Force as is by law their bounden and as is necessary for the defence of Our Dominion of M NOW KNOW YE that we in the exercise of Our and of Our good will and pleasure in that do hereby proclaim and declare and cause to be published and made known THAT THE PENALTIES OF THE LAW WILL NOT BE IMPOSED OR EXACTED as against the men who belong to Class 1 under Our Military Service and who have disobeyed Our Proclam ation aforesaid or who have received notice from any of Our registrars or deputy registrars to report for duty on a day now past and have failed so to report or having repbrted and obtained leave of have failed to report at the expiry of their or have become deserters from Our Expeditionary PROVIDED THEY REPORT FOR DUTY ON OR BEFORE THETWENTY FOURTH DAY OF AUGUST AND WE DO ftEREBY STRICTLY WARN AND SOLEMNLY IMPRESS UPON ALL and as well those who conceal or assist them in their if they persist to their failure to absence or desertion until the expvry of the last mentioned they will be pursued and punishtxtarith all the rigour and severity of the SUBJECT TO THE JUDGMENT OF OUR COURTS MARTKAL WHICH WILL BE CON VENBjD TO TRY SUCH CASES or other competent tribunals and also that those who conceal or assist such men will be held strictly accountable as offenders and subject to the penalties and forfri tures in that behalf by law provided for their said Provided however that nothing contained in this Our Proclamation is intended to release the men aforesaid from their obligation to report for duty as soon as possible or to grant them immunity from arrest or detention in the meantime for the purpose of compelling them to perform their military duty Our intention being merely to forego or remit the penalties heretofore incurred for failure to absence without leave or desertion incurred by those men the description aforesaid who shall be in the proper discharge of their military duties on or before the said twentyfourth day of Of all of which Our loving subjects and all others whom these presents may concern are hereby required to take notice and govern themselves IN TESTIMONY We have caused these Our Letters to be made and the Qreat Seat of Canada to be hereunto Wltnen Our Right Trusty and Right Beloved Cousin and Victor Christian of Marquess of Earl of Earl of BarooCavendish of Baron Cavendish of Knight of Our Most Noble Order of the Qarter One of Our Most Honourable Privy Council Knight Grand Cross of Our Most Dtetinnrished Order of Saint Michael and Saint Ocotfe Knight Grand Cross of Our Royal VictorianOrder Gov ernor General and ConunanderinCalef of Our Dominion of At Our Government in Our City of this FIRST day of in the1 year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and and in the ninth year of Our By Command UnderSecretaiy of CASH Prizes for Boys Girls The Herald Will Give in Prizes for the Best Essays on the Subject t kWhy Patronise Home Dealers in Preference to the Mail Order The competition is open to boys and girls up to including 16 years of Two prizes will be given for the best essays by boys and girls up to and including 12 years of age and two prizes for those sent in by boys and girUi years of age and The younger girls and boys to be eligible for prizes forbpth First Prize Second Priie In each Thero will bo two prizes each and two Essays of any length accepted Judges president of the board of and chairman retail section of the board of Essays must be in by August and should be addressed to Tho Buy at Home Lethbridge ;