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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PACK FIVK, TUESDAY. AUGUST 13, 1918 Allied Forces Threatening Noybn and Plains Beyond With .The British Army In France, Aug. a. (AMOclated forces holdihs their new lines gained In the second battle of the Somme, Improved their positions, beat oif a few feeble counter attacks and increased the'number of their pris- oners lait night and this morning. In the meantime, the enemy ap- pears to be '.moving In a consid- erable number of troops. LINE ENDANGERED Paris, Aug. furious counterattacks which the Ger- mans continued to launch yester- day are attributed here to their imperative need of holding tho Chaulnes-Roye-Noyon the loss of which would amount to 'a dleaster for'them. The counter- attacks were all beaten although the enemy reached ground with which he was perfectly familiar. 650 GUNS London, Aug. number of guns captured by the allies In the Picardy battle now has reach- ed 6EO. Of these 400 were taken by the British In their drive along the northern sector of the front. SERIOUS EFFECT. Aug: capture of the Maxlf :by the French must Inevitably have the most serious s PILLS have: a well repu- tation as a -safe' and effectives remedy for stomach jients.' -They arc helpful in tilious headache, heartburn and constipation. They act gently and surely on the organs of elimina- tion, punfy the blood, tone the system and very quickly Strengthen Digestion effect on Ihe German In a wide area, anil. thi. effect should begin to forty- eight hours. Th'e Massif was the hinge of the old German positions In the whole onole the Noyon region, and now that this hinge has burst the entire angle must yield to the relentless allied pres- AT- NOYON. With the French Army In France, Aug. sociated forces hive momentarily slowed down the rush of the French toward Noyon. The enemy la now standing on the old line west of and Laislg- ny. In which he stood from the autumn of 1914 to 1917. in this region the old fori- ilcations and still remain. To Evacuate Roye. London, Aug. p.m.l- (AsEoctalod tho opinion ot esperls the. ovacuallpn of lioyo may bo expected within a" day or two for tlie town Is now under heavy cross fire Tho abandonment of KOVO by tho Germans would also' make Chaulnes difficult lo hold.' Thus Ihe recenl his lory on the Marhe-Is counled upon to repeat Itself on this new front. Reports of Fighting. Will) tbo Brlllsli Army'in France Aue lias been some llttl fightiug In Madamd Wood, about 200 yards southwest of Herleyille, wber the Australians arc' In touch with th enemy. A German punter atlac yesterday al Chilly further soulh re suited.In tbo British'withdrawing I tho edge of the town an nothing coul be gained by staying there. Chilly now'in No, Man's 'land. Anolhe counter 'attack east' of' Uhonsy nort of Chilly, was smothered under Brills firo. Among tlio new ;lroops Ihe e niv has hurled Into tha line in .front I ,ihe Brlllsli are two divisions from 10 north and one from Flanders. AH old more lhan 30 German divisions ave so far been engaged ;by the ai- led forces. During last night tho enemy launch- d a counter of Fo.uques- ourl but he was driven off with cas- ualties? Ihe British posilions reimun- bg Intact. V Enemy relnforccmenls aro now re- ported concenlrallng east of Roye, nil Ihey are being badly mauled ,by jombs and shells from bolh Ihe Bri ;Ish and French There was an'aclioh iast'iilght well up Iho line in i lander toward Kern mol, but reports of Us have nol been-received. At any rate It was small "and relatively' unimportant affair. At Grips With Huns On" Iha-French-Front; in France momen lary point of stabilization wa. report Chautauqua Programme uuui- Cbaulau- MiU-rliitnnient, llnaiito'-l Court Lecture. "Hack from Ueruiau I'rUtm Camiis" by Sergeant Arthur member at First Canadian Overseas Contingent, IDVcnly recently exchanged. Court Costume Lwturr-. "Tbe Or- iental Julius Nay- phc. P.oliira Engagement by fcpeoal Kenuest. presenting a Lecture. German trenches aro still deep enoug: to afford tho enemy the best oppor Uinlly tie lias had .of clinging to th round from which he is to oo evicted ncc lie left his line in Iho valley of ic Avrc. It is necessary for the French to ring up their (suns' before the attack can be resumed. The enemy is busy lilting the moss covered trenches into attle. condition so as to enable him to ttack lor the moment. Consequently there has been a pauso In ;tho strug- gle throughout today. _ The Germans, however, aro show ng signs ot determination to remnli vhere they are as long as possible or at least until they have had time lo villidraw their material (rom the hrealened sector. Today the French are in touch will a continuation lino and our progrqs ivas opposed, not by the usual fire >ut by regular barrages. The enemy' line of resistance, therefore, ap parently has been reached. Never heless the Wench continue to advanc at various points in the line and hot bastions ot Ilutier's front at Itoye an at the Massif of La'sslgny are- now in secure. Noycm To Be Under Fire. WEDNESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Finest "Ctoverdale" Creamery Butter. Only, 1b........................... New Potatoes, dry and mealy. Ibs............................ Robin Hood Flour, 24 Ib. sacks. .Each Finest Tins Tomatoes. 2 Cooking Apples. r 3 Itn.............................. .52c 25c .45e 25c Fels Naptha Soap, 10, bars Carnation Milk, 3 tins Finest Japan Rice, 2 Ibs........................ Dominion Corn Flakes, 2 pkts....................... Cream Soda Biscuits, Package 85c .25c .25c .24c .36c Deiiveriej Every Hour CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE NUMBERS, a-29902, 5-251. 26" "Lest parlors" aro laughable in tho extreme anil throughout the entire production, the pungent, spicy odor ot the salt air seems to furnish '-a. background of wlioiMome reality. ta Uradou, Aug. In the. region ot Ues I-osges, south c[ Roye, the French this afternoon are consolidating their line. They hold the town but have not regained tile woods beyond. rCoyoh will come fire o! the French' guns as'soon as the ar tillery can he moved up. Then roai transports on the whole network o highways around Ivoges will become a difficult problem for the, Germans This is Result of Decision of Im pcrial .Conferenc at London. Ottawa, Aug. Great imporlanc In government circles I the conclusions reai-hnd at the Imper- ial war conference in respect to the matter of immigration, more particu- larly as it afleclB India and the over- seas dominions. Canada's part in this discussion was taken by Sir Hobert Borden and Hon. J. A. Older. to whom. It is understood. oueiderablo dredit Is due for the important decis- ions arrived at. One direct consequence of the agree- enl reached is that emigration to anada from India.ol laboring classes, hlch has beeri the cause ot consld- rable difficulty in tlie past, will be opped in future. This is regarded Oapl. Woods Mriggs, Tcias National Guard, sturdy athlete, handsome sol- dier, elouuenl Chautauqua lecturer, von a complete and overwhelming ,-lctory last night It was not against Iho Hun on the battlefields of Franco as he fervently hopes to do when call- ed wilh liU regimenl across the water. Tho enemy he so valiantly vanquished last night was1 a terrific wind and rain storm tliat swept over the city at nine o'clock and all but stampeded tile 1000 people who had assembled in the Chautauqua tent to listen'to the cap- tain's eloquence. ed Monday the French ire now at grips with the Germans on ttio ground they entrenched and_'hcld from tie au- tumn of 1916 until Maun 1917 Calgary, Aug. a storm meeting with Hon T W Crother minister pf labor Calgah trades ui tomst-" passed the following r-solution 'That (his mass meeting.-of Trade Unionists'held in Calgary.'August 1 alronglv condemn Lrot en minlBte- ot labor for the flagra auusa of his position as a cabinet ml tourjng the country makh stalemeritE which would Appear to nothing more or less .thari an attera to prejudice tlie''case pf the Postal e ployea and, duerl public opinion' 1 fore the Civic Seruce comml slon h en commenced th agreed upon opped in luiure. L uiu 9.extremely important by those who fc anxious to make ('anada a while man's country-. The decision reached bich will have this effect, was that ho several communities ol the British !mpirs. Including India, shall enjoy ompieto control ot tiie composition Mis own population by means ot re- ilricllon of immigration from any oth- r co'mmunilles.- decision was in the nature of a surrender on Ihs part ot the rcpre 'cntatives'of Indin, whu had asserted rights of natives of India to set lie In any part ot tha Uritiah. Emplro 3y way ol re Canada din now resident in L'anada, and who lumber approximately 20CO, should be allowed to bring in their wives nnd minor, children, on the condition that than one.vriie and her chil- dren shall be admitted for each Indian. To tho provision ot absolute control bv each Dominion of Immigration, there was attached liy the conference a reciprocal -arrangement-, covering temporary residence 'for- purposes oi education and visits for purposes 01 pleasure or busiuess.v The right Ic visitVr Lave temporary residence ir Good Music. There had been no sign of a storm when the big crowd-entered the lent. The'Warwick male quartet had en- ertained the peopo tor an hour with llieir eiccllent musical programme, including songs and instrumental numbers. They "went over th'e top" strong with their numbers. applauded in Ills selections. Miss Clark. Hie Junior superintend- ent. Is in charge o! the Mother Goose pageant and is delighted with the number of little people that turned out yesterday and tills morning. Then? were about forty enthusiastic young- sterd, on deck tor its commencement and It Is eipecteil that n great many more will turn tip for the fun. .The hour for meeting .will be at ten o'clock in the morning and -vi'ill bo a lime of Joy untonfined. Under Miss Clark's capable leadership a' royal performance ought to be presented to tlie public at the end of tho.wcelt. The new tent is an admirable edi- fice, being large and airy nnd capable ot seating HW people so that no one need fear being turned away tor lack of space. The. platform Is high so thai everyone can get a good vie-v of Uio jicrrormers. Tbe Chaulauqua promises to bo without exception tho most pop AT THE EMPRESS Tbe struggle of a. womau for her tblld and tlie lengths to which she will go for Us protection are plcturr ked wilh tremendous dramatic in.- tensity in tho William Fox photoplay, "Woman and The which will be Ihe attraction at the Empress next Jlonuay. Written and staged by H.' A. Walsh, the brilliant young director of the Fox forces, it presents a picture. of timey and pertinent interest 16 everyone. Ilased on the inlernalionally oeii- satlon'al Saulles case, which so shocked the United States and South America and which was discussed In every home in the country, it Is he thrilling moment when the man who has slain for the sake of (er child faces the ]ory which is to decide her fate, depicts a situation to hold the most hardened play-goer' It was nearly nlno o'clock when Capt. Briggs was Introduced. He had been speaking less than fiva minutes when the storm swept up. The wind roared outside, and the Wg tent rock- ed and shook'and rolled, but did not budge from its firm moorings. Then the lights -went out, and tho crowd started for, the eiits. Capt. Briggs in stentorian tones, aided by Mayor Har- dio's equally stentorian tonea from the rear of tlie hall, had tha effect or somewhat calming the 'crowd, and the Warwick quar- patriotic- audience caught tho spirit, resumed spellbound. Tonight Mary Mites Winter In ers Thai Prey." Tomorrow, Master Crook.' !tnrn -the representatives I whon the pianist of the Warwick quar- that natives of In- tet started to play Short Notice of AUCTION SALE TOMORROW Wednwday, August 14th, at 2.30 o'clock ON THE PREMISES, 318 1STH STREET SOUTH FRANK WADDINGTON WILL SELL BY AUCTION, AS ABOVE, AN ASSEMBLAGE OF SUPERIOR HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE And'eftecls Including Vers handsome dining suite (recently noil) comprising biitret round eilenslon table and set ot dining chairs] Consoleum nig 10x12 feet, oak dresser beselled imp ror single hed complefe ulth springs and mattress, heavy bras mounted bed, 414 feet, wltli coil-springs and child3 "Doves" cot-wltli drop side', enamel, and complete wiUi felt maltrcsa; two Wtchen tables; WtcScn clwlra; chuir, cnuns commudu Lanli; splernSiu range, 07 ..CK.-ary, complete with hot water front, in splendid shape, quantity ot nearly now linoleum, copper bottomed wash boiler, wash tub; dishes'; kitchen utensils, etc. THIS FURNITURE HAS ONLY BEEN IN USE A SHORT TIME AND HAS THE OF NEW each ca-e ivill be covered by a. pass iiuii aiuii 11 port or written permit issued by lliu investigation I country ol domicile and subject to ins viz tnereuy air-officer presented TERMS'CASH AUCTIONEER'S PHONM PLEAD FOR LIFE OF THOS. MOONEY 'Washington Aug. com. mlttee representing International j Labor Unlon't'called at the White House today and presented a mem- orial asking President Wilson (o intervene in behalf of Thomas J. Mooney, under sentence of death in California, for connection with the Preparedness Day parade explosion In San Francisco. Mooney't execution, ial declarei, would bVa obstacle to 'fulfillment of the president's plans for aiding the Russian people. bj and acting on behalf'ot the eoun try to be visited. It is believed here that this agree- ment v.ill prove to be an effective sol- ul'on ot the problem of .Indian Immi- gration to Canada. Change in Train Service EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th, 1918 Lv, Lethbridge Ar, Calgary Lv. Calgary Ar. Lethbrldge Lv. 415 am, a.m. Lv. X7.10 am... Ar, ajn. LV. LethbrUge Ar.'Medicine Hat Lv. Medicine Hat Ar. Lelhbrldge GOING NORTH, VIA ALDERSYDE 266 am. 215 p.m. NORTH VIA MACLEOD Lethbrldge Macleod Micieod Calairy 2 20 am, 6 25 i m. x1200 noon x415 pm. 0.40 a.m. to, say lhat I bavo no retraction lo.: make..' did nol sa'y'lhal tho, C- War Tlino'i.. Election Act did. not have tho suppofl of your organization or of- organization or Indlvldunl. What 1 said-was Ui al iti Iho War TimcS Blcfcllon' Act, gained no sympathy In Wesl- crn.Canada and I am slill ot thai opinion" Ottawa Aug. he positive ly and absolutely refuses to rr siiousible it Ihe people ot :We5ter Canada' Ireezo this winter, becaus of lack, of concerted action on th part ot the public lo get In supplles'o sott COTI immeniaiely. was .the slat mont mode here by. C.-.A. Mngrath, Dominion fuel controller. He desired to Impress on Western consumers tlio urgent necessity of gelling soft coal now. The seriousness of the situa- tion did not secro to bo appreciated, he declared, as evidenced by'the fact that tlie domestic coal was riot being purchased iii sufficient Quantities-ami ho could not emphasize too strongly tho dnngcr of actual suffering In Ihe cold months It action was nol taken nt once. their seats, and while Ihe darkness lasted, sat and sang lustily the cho- ruses of Ihe patriotic airs. When Ibe lights camo 'on. the wind had died down somewhat, but the rain was coming' down in torrents. Capt. Briggs resumed his lecture, but Ihe rain made a noise like Ihunaer on Ihe canvas roof and all bul 'drowned Ills voice. He bravely kept up, however, and for an hour it was a balllo be- tween the thunder of the rain, and tho captain shouting at the fop of his oice. Finally the thunder djed (he rain grew ICES torrential, topped to a drizzle, ceased altogc- her, arid left Uio captain the victor. Eloquence. Whether it -was lhat Ihe dramalic nomenls of Uio; storm had added em- phasis to tha captain's eloquence, the crowd remained tense for more than an hour alterwarda, -listening lo the address of tbo sold- er orf the topic of "Playing tne Game." The captain's speech radiated wholc- someness throughout, was a sound, vigorous V pronunciation of the true principles of life .conduct, and culmin- ated in the stirring message of the American nallpn's intension to stand- fast by tbo side of the Canadians and the other allies, to the end of the struggle. The game of life, said Capt. Brlggs as'the game.of war, needed courage hut more than courage, 1 needed the qualities- thai command sue cess, strength of body, ot mind, ani" of moral principles. .At.times ho ros ular place in tcth bridge this .week. RAN ASHORE An Atlantic Port. Aug. Braz ilian freight steamer ran afhore 01 the Atlantic Coasl during a heavy fog today. Tbe tide was receding at Ihe tlrce and the observers believed .Ihe vessel to be In a dangerous position. One report Is thai Ihe freighter was evading a German submarine. AT STARLAND A treat is in atore for moving-pic- ture patrons In Vivian .Martin's dp llghlfiil spontaneous impersonation o: Petticoat Pilot" hi the Paramount LAST TIME TONIOHT _ MABEL NORM AND "Marj- Gusta' Qiialnt ging picture ot that name. (Vivian Martin) is a named little figure who steals away tho hearts of Ihe three gruff o) Cape Cod sea captains who aduid her The shore scenes and the scenes tak en'In the prim, dusty, seltlom-Gpene IN WHEN A SOLDIER IS DISABLED it is not alvtys from woahdi A great many mea are .disabled through foot tlie bravest tnan cannot." carrjr" on if be is Buffering from sore Hence the necessUy-'for Zain-Biik to beep tbo In good co'DdttSon, i v P A mllftarj1 authority in War Office Times" saya: "If everr taan IQ' the service aupplled with a tin of Xam-Buk It Voultl, in opinion, greatly add to tie efflclency of tbo anny." For blisters, cuts, scratches, baraa and Bores of all kinds Zam- But is unequalled. All dealen 50a' box, r-- "BACK TO THE WOODS" A Goldwyn Feature ALSO A GOOD REGULAR PRICES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY t JESSE L. LASKY PRESENTS J NOT DRAFTING ITALIANS 'Ottawa, Aug. While the rroh ability of an lie_lwecn the and Canadian governments in regard to Jhe dratlees Is Indicated hevc-.'ruranrs ot an actual convention having. been reached, nro not con firmed. At the olfico of the miHtarj torvjco council it was stnted lha iiolincatlon of tlie conclusion o.[ such a convention has not yet been receiv- ed 'and, therefore, no instructions havo heeii sent to registrars to enroll Lemon For Freckles Girls! Make beaufV lotloi at home for a few cenis. Try Itl lo great I'.elghls ot elonuence in hi enundaUon ot Ihe great principles o moral conduct, nnd declared Dial on! the nation Ural had Individuals o strong as well as .In dtvlduals. o't strong physical and men lal'qualities, could hope lo survive. Tho dally grlnd-of life, as tho ilall grind said, was real' provisg1 to bo aJjlcssine. for the ma.. ler in which 11 disciplined the people, and strengthened, their moral fibre. ilo lauded tho part women played In the war and In lite, and empliatlcally declared should learn a.trnda or profession and bo as Independent as man. Capt. Brlgga.pald an'eloquent tri- bute. 16 Iho heroes.of Iho rank and IIIo, Hioso gallant men who nnhonored and to faco wilh Hint freedom nilgiil live. Ho followed llils up wilh n. great tribute to Canada's part In Iho.war, and sate ho was proud lhat his own counlry had now- cOmo lo a rcallzallon o vhat tho 'great-war'miarit, and was taking her stand stile by side will ,'hoso thai slruggled freedom tnllan subjecls In Canada. of civilization. Squeoio Hie juico of two icmors Into bottle containing tSreo ounces o orchard white, shake well, ind' you havo s quarter pint of the best frecklo anil fan lotion nnd fier, al very small cost. grocer has tho lemons ami fln drug eloro or lollol counter will sflpp! throo ounces of orchard wbllo for i few cehls. Massage Ihls swcelly rnnl lollnn Into tho faco ,neck, arm and band's each day nnd ECO how frecV. les and blemishes disappear and how clean, sqfl nnd while Ihe skin becomes