Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta
PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILT- fIMRALD FRIDAY,; AUGUST/b. 1M� Xetbbviboe Iberalb letbbriDde� Elberta DAILY AND WKKXLV Preprlftora �itd P�kll�fi*M rnE LKtHeniDCig HKRALD PRINT. INQ COMPANY, LIMIT^r US 6th SWet South, Lethbrldg* W.. A. Buchanan PrmMen^ and aiansflnc DlresUnr fofati t'oHAUi^ ' Buainwa Kaaacar tkURPHONBS BualcMS Of^oa ........ ISGl Bditoi%l Oiflca ;..... Subfcrlptlon R�t��t: tAiVr. Celtvered, per ^ek >fil!y, dellvbrtMj; j)cr ya� .....15.00 >ftHy, by raiUl. per r**' ...... Sfoekly, byimall, per year .....tlM fraokly, by mall, per yaar to Tl.9.. ll.O* pate* ot ixptry ol aabaorip^iu ap-;p(|ftr dally on adOraai labtC Aco�pt-0ict) of fiapera ctto. uplrsU^Bt date la loitr.^auUiorUy to oontinii* tha tub-aorlpUoa. jTHE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. TIio Franco-British olfenjiTo, startled yesterday on tho Somme between Albert, una Mont Dldier, -wna a complete siirprI.'!o to the Gertunns, and thus far netted a gain ot 11 miles .Tvlth 11,000 prisoners. The advance Jiafl taken tho allied forces to -within Bhootlnfi distance of the Chaulaee jallway centre, and is expected to brlag them -n-lthln Btrlklng distance of Peronne, that great centre TThlch iwas taken u'rom tho allies In the Gorman drlro of the spring. On the Veslo, the Americans are holding their neiv positions, aijd news this morninK indicates that the Ger-mlms arc evacuating their positions on the southern end of the Flanders front, FEMltMlNE INVASION OF THE BANKS. The youus lady In the cage at tho local banks has become a familiar oigUt It is the same aoroas the line, cad the "sob slater" ot the Spokasmaa I^.evlew raves thus about, herj The bankers are -wondering what r/!)l happen to their institutions It the -'fialnln� InVaslon continues. There �'usod toibenggehd-ln.tlie banks here that the-women should dresa severely in ISfeivtHi*''* " B^lrl -waists-'V and , tAilornwiiLBe'thlnie?. But alas for -war .BOfl^W^meril-'They have oome to work In light""ireorKottc i-walsts and wear comnltcttted wttfteis; they 4�ak theniselve?, sjvoatars of ju^ny hues and they ore jatloeether �. fluffy in s'llte of the boura apent In the com-p.iay of addtnif machines. Many ot tlJtm do not have to pay for their board or room, and they spend their iifiwly-eamed riches on clothes. ' One banker here thought he'd try an office girl to take the place of the boy -svhb bftd gone to -work In the harvest fields. The girl -wore a purple awoater and a yello-w sldrt tho first day and on the second day she appeared In a rose confeotlon. On tha third, sh& v?or6 a alie green sports auit. The tonrth day she -ff-aa told tiiat her BerviceB were no longer ra-. If.idred.' The most pleased of all -were the neighbors. She had the Idea that I tho -woman in business needs must be \dres8y and had borrowed from her �rlauda. But,It la lalftreBtlng to ee.-srtiat I the -women yrOl do to the decoration* 'of the bv>)�.. One.may expect If. the ,yrar lasta much longer, that'the lamps ' iirlll be rose shaded, that the adding I machines -will be in "Louis Cans" de-! ^gns and that there will be ribbon 'and lace curtains on the tellers and j^aahlera yrlndows to give the place a Vnomellke a!r. If they decorate the ipanka to match their own garbs, it la ijound to tactt out .that way. dANABA And HKR ' irUEL PROBLEMS ' ' Th* Otta-wa OltUan, always an ardent advocate of tho prlnclplea of Henry 0�orge, believes that the ^^omlqiloa coremment should tax Idle ^*i Mtfio. Olga Potrova is mak|ng a tour selling wor etemps. having already disposed of $420,000 worth. The eemptcry problem in Vancouver is becoming serious. In one eome-tary tljero ore only 12 wholo family plots left. Rov. -W. J. Southam, rector of All Saints' Church of Toronto, has on-nonnood Ills decision to accept a call to llcly Trinity Church. Winuipes. Tur doalars in London say that furs in Auicrii.'.i and Gro.-!t Britain nrc to I'o h!,i5her in prico ue\t fall and winter than over , The Belgian poverniuont has conferred nlio titl? C-; Uonor.iry Citli-on and Frieiui of the Bclsi.iii Nation on Herbert C. Hocver. -ie . American fo.id administrator. Geo. R. .MoF.irIo:i. Fivsio district fire ranger siati^^ that up io the end of July, 5.T llres havo ocourrod in his district, .iiui vory l!t;li> vaiiiablc standing timber has been niteeted. Col. L. F. ridgeon. president ot tho Ottawa hrnnih of the G. W. V. A. resigned from that position, refusing at a largely attended meeting of members of the branch to remain in office According to a Cloverdalo apiarist, the honey crop in the lower Frasor Valley '.vHI bo one of tho smidlost on record. Continual dry weather and smoke from the bush flres is given ns the principal reasons,. The national war labor board througli its joint r!u-jirman. W. H. Tr.ft. and Frank P. ^VnI.^h, in tho dispute between the Betlilohcm Stool company and itsVjupioyoes, grants important concc^:iions to 2A000 workers who are s:iven t.i!o rig-ht-to or.o;;ui-i-,co and to bargain collectively. Revision or complete ellrainntion ot tlie bonus system now in operation at the plant is ordered. The decision calls upon the company to pay men and women .ilike when performing tho same work and to allot them no tasks disproportionate to their strength. And next comes the Chautauqua! The latest invitation la to pay your tax bill. Next I The crops are better than expected. That's -what d.uots this year will be away'up in the mllllohs. There Is every reason to bo optlmlaUo, Tho latest report of the U. S. wheat crop/1s 872,000,000. This is about as mu6h as Canada and the States together raised last year. �While there is need^ for economy In -wheat products that doesn't mean that the ;Norai American continent will not do aa muoh to feed the allies as tliey did last year, 'WJtb .Canada's con-trlbutloB we will have a piilUon bushels. " � ThoKnls.er's. personal. press agent hftsn't been "teard'from tor some time, riot since'about-the milddlo of July, to be ao6urate, -when- he. told . of the opening.! ot. the offensive "irtiieh ended ; so disastrously for the Huns In' the Solssons-Rhelms salient. And ho isn't having very muS,000 by cutting down,pfilclal telephones. Suspended in tho air by a window wliich had fallen upon his neck, the llttio son ot Patrick Dier, ot Fairfield, nearly lost his life. Ot 111 stjmples of grape juice recently analyzed by the chief anailyst ot tUo Dominion, 97 completely met the departmental standard. Mary Espina, IS, was slain in her homo at Portland by a man who entered tho room through a window and shot her seven times In her sleep. An important experiment In the treatment ot tuberculous soldiers has lioon inaugurated by the British authorities near Gjjmbridge in England. Jliss Christine Fnbb a graduate of tho Chelsea Training College, London, Kngland, has been appointed as phy-.clamation of 13th October, 1917, although they have thus become by law soldiers enlisted in the Military Service of Canada, Have failed to report for duty as lawftiUy required of them under the said Military Service Act and the regulations thereunder, including the Order in Council duty passed, on April '20 last, Or have deserted, Or absented themselves without leave from our Canadian Expeditionary Force, 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 that, notwithstanding the information and warning contained in Our Proclamation aforesaid, they have misunderstood their duty or obligation, or have been misled by the advice of ill-disposed, disloyal or seditious .persons. AND WHEREAS we desire, if possible, to avoid the infliction of the heavy penalties which the law imposes for the offences of which these soldiers have thus been guilty, and to afford them an oppor^nity within a limited time to report and maKe their services available in Our Canadian Expeditionary Force as is by law their bounden duty, and fts is necessary for the defence of Our Dominion of Canada. NOW KNOW YE that we in th? exercise of Our powers, and of Our good will and pleasure in that behalf, 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 ^rvice Act, 1917, and who have disobeyed Our Proclamation 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 who, having repbrted and obtained leave of absence, have failed to report at the expiry of their leave, or have become deserters from Our Expeditionary Force, PROVIDED THEY REPORT FOR DUTY ON OR BEFORE THE- TWENTY FOURTH DAY OF AUGUST 1918. AND WE DO .^REBY STRICT1.Y WARN AND S;OLEMNLY IMPRESS UPON ALL SUCH MEN, and as well those who employ, harbour, conceal or assist them in their disobed'le^ce, that, if th�y persist in their failure to report, absence or desertion until the exp).,ty of the last mentioned day, they will be pursued and punishedrwith all the rigour and severity of the law, SUBJECT TO �^THE JTJDQMENT OF OUR. COURTS MARTIAL WHICH WILL BE CONVENED) TO TRY SUCH CASES or other comi;ietent tribunals: and also that thbie who employ, harbour, conceal or assist such men will be held strictly accountable as ofTendcfrs 'and subject to the pains, penalties and forfei-'tures in that behalf by law provided for thtit said offence. ^ Provided however that nothing cpntalhed iri 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; Otir intention being merely to forego or remit the penalties heretofore incurred for failure to report, absence without leave or desertion incurred by those men ^of the description aforesaid who shall be in the proper discharge of their military duties on or before the said twenty-fourth day of August, 1918. Of all of which Our loving subjects and all others whom these presents may concern are hereby required to take notice aiid govern themselves accordingly. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have aiuaed these Our Letters to be made Patent, and the Qteat Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. \Mtneaa: Our Right Trusty and Right Entirely^ Beloved Cousin and Counsellor, Victor Cliristtan William, Duke of Devonshire, Marquess of Hartingtoo, Barl of Devonshire, Earl of Burlington, Baron Cavendish i of Hardwicke, Baron Cavendish of Keighley, ^ Knight of Our Most Nobje Order of the Oarter: One of Our Most Honourable PriYy Council; Knight Grand Cross of Our Mpat Diatinguiihed Order of Saint Michael and Saint George; Knight Grand Cross of Our Royal Victorian Ordier; Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Our Dominion of Canada. At Our Governraent House, in Our City of CTTAWA, this FIRST day of AUGUST, in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and eigiitrcn. and in the ninth year of Our Reign. By Command; UBdar.Secf�tary of Itat*. for Boys & Girls The Herald WiU Give $25.00 in Prizei for the Best Essays oh the Sii&JMti ^'Why Patronise Home Dealp^^^^ in Preference to the Mail Order Houses. TKe competition is open to boys and girls up to ^nd including 16 years of agtf; 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 girls", .16, years- ol age and under. The younger girls arid boys to be eligible for prizes for-bqt;K ages. $5.00 First Prize ............... $7:50 Second Prize..... In each case. There wiU be two prizes $7.50 each and two $5.00 prizes. Essays of any length accepted: Judges: Mr. G. R. Marnoch; president of the board of trade, and Mr, J. Wj, Bawden, chairman retail section of the board of trade. Essays must be in by Ai|gust 26th, and should be addressed to "The Bay at Home''EdUor,Lethbridge Herald.