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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD rUESDAY, AUGtJSt 13, 1918 Xctbbvi&oc, Hlberta PAILY AND WBEKL.Y Proprietor* Bnd PubIl�hor� VHK LETHBRIDQE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 11 eth Street South, Lcthbrldgs W. a. Duchar.an President anil Manacing Dlrsotor Vobn Tonanco - fact Rues'.a Is oiio of Uio main ren-�ons why Oenr/in military power must bo ruthlessly crushcii. Kur n poaco which would glvo Goniinny dominion In llussla to orKaiiizo thi> vast roaourcos ot that country for a greater war In Uio future would ho a peace which would bo an ?rroifcr raonaoo to tlio world i^oruiany roprescntod before lOU. I-von than Builness \idltor.teI do fairs and stampedes a%rMrnaWiGO well together: - Thoro seems to bo ;>. doubt in tbo txlf.PHONES ! minds of some people whether a sue- Oftlce.............. J^5J OUtc............... 1"* Bubeorlptlon r�t�ni Daily, flelivered, per week Dally, dellrered, per year .....1500 Dully, by mail, par year ......1*0' Weekly, by mall per year Ji" Weekly, by mail, per year to U.9..$J.OO Dsktea ot expiry ot subscrlptiona ap-Kear diiUy on address label. Accept-�ince ot papers i.tto. eipirati�.n oate U [ �ttr authority to continue the iut>-�criptloa. THE PROGRESS OF THE-WAR. The oUies have oiiened au attack In tho Noyon section tivlay which threatens that town and the communications loading to it. Otberwise, along the battlofront there is a lull today, consequent upon the difficulty ot bringing up tho heavy guns to follow the advance of the infantry. There is not much evidence ot German resistance anywhere. Tho situation in Russia is rapidly developing to n crisis. The Bolsho-Tikl govemmoni has loft Moscow, and the Germans have announced their Intention of occupying Petrograd In an effort to meet tbo advance of allied troops through Siberia. '^PICKED UP IN^ T>ASSTN^Ci'ToR THB BUSY MAN The popo was responsible for Boland's release from . Germany. Dr. The first organization of Czochoslov-acks In Western Canada has been established at Natal, B. C. THE DEVELOPIMENT OF OUR PLEASURE GROUNDS Calgary had a farm colled Bowness. It was out at the end.ot the street railway line and it wasn't much ot an attraction. Recently the superintendent ot the street railway took the farm and turned it into a park, with a water front, bathing pool, dancing pavilion, tents tor the use of picnic parties and all the rest. The result is that Calgarians are raving about havinf the most beautiful park in tho ^7esL And the street railway line is by way of making money. Lethbrldge has a park at the end of a street railway line that offers far more advantages than Bowness does at 'Calgary. But so far our commls sloritini seem to have failed to appreciate Its full possibilities. Anything that has been done there to make it more attractive has been done grudgingly. It a private corporation had owned the street railway system they would have had so many different ways to amuse the people at Henderson Park that It would have been the pleasure park ot the city long before this. We have been ^urging the city for a long time to make a greater effort to provide attractions at Henderson Park. They are proceeding slo-wly and each year Bees greater travel on the red lino. But it they would just consider what a private company would do in their place we believe they would mo,ve mucb more rapidly in the future. cessful fair can ho hoUi in conjunction with a st.imiu'de. The question is raised by tho F.irni and Ranch Ro-view, who5n representative prefaced his story of the Lethbrldge Fair and Stampoiio with tho following remarks: ".Spe.nking ot the fair itself, it was not too bad, but somehow or other It Is difficult to give tho livestock end of such an ovont tho attention It deserves when the main feature of tho show I? the stampede with its 'let er buck' atmosphere. Not that we wish to cold blanket tho stampede itself. It was tlio contro of interest at all times, quite logically, perhaps, asJt furnishes tho thrills and excitement. No ono likes to sco tho wild ones tamed, or the i^toers buU-doRged In such daring fashion nny better than we do. but it is a pity that tho two features cannot be separatoti so that tho entertainment provided by the ono and tho liberal education made possible by the other, cannot benefit the community as they should. When it comes to a matter of choice, the averago individual, if ho is human, win be found on the fringes ot dust kicked up by the outlaw horses and the bucking bulls. In our opinion tho two can be successfully staged together, but at the same time more attention will have to be given to the fair department of tho even*, another year. We could have gotten along with less stampede this year and still have given the big crowds plenty ot amusement. And we could have done more to make the fair end ot the show a success, though It must be remembered that the crops this year did not lend themselves to the usual fine display generally seen at Lethbrldge nor was the pasture situation such as to warrant the farmers spending n^ch money to put their stock In show condl-fion. However, anotheji year an early start should be made to provide that our own Southern Alberta farmers should make big exhibits. We know from past experience that they can beat the world in sheaf grains and grasses, and we know that they now have the livestock to make a much better showing than in the old days before the fair was suspeaded In 1914. It is merely a matter of or-.ganlzing the fanners to begin early in the year to prepare their exhibits for the fair,'and liiat could be dono by a little personp.l work amor.g them by the fair manasor. llight it not also to a gool idea to revive the district compctHIons in grains, grasses and vegetables which used to bring out the best from Card-ston, Carmangay, Raymond and othor points in the south. They are capable ot putting up wnderful displays to advertise their districts and they should grasp the opportunity again when it is offered to them. Strikers nuraberlnR 150 out ot 750 at the RIordon Ptilp Mills at Ilawkca-hury nearly precipitated a riot. Membership in tho now Oroater Winnipeg Board ot Trade numbers 1,625. "Satnns" Is the pet name for American soldiers among tho inon In tho Gorman army. The sum of $22,700 was realij:od from a sale of furs hold at Tho Pas recently. Major Alex. Grant, D.S.O.. formerly superintendent of service with the .Manitoba Government telephones, has been wounded in action. Tho entire sockoye salmon pack of .\laska and tho North Pacific is to bo taken over by the United States government. Rev. Oliver Horsman, pastor ot tho First Baptist church ot Edmonton, has accepted a call to Calvary church, Erie, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Louise Gorvctt, of Sparta, Ont., who, despite her eighty years, is picking raspberries four days a week on a farm. 5Ialor A. T. Hunter of Toronto, a veteran ot the present war and ot the South African war has been gazetted lieutenant-colonel of tho 12th York Rangers. Edward Tigho, son of Walter Tighe, Maryboro, near Trecasflo Corners, Ont., was instantly klllfed during heavy storm. He was standing at the door ot a stable when hit. His excellency, the governor'general will visit Winnipeg about August 25 The Duke of Devonshire will view Manitoba's harvest. It is not likely that he will go west ot Manitoba. The order to arrest all who had no visible means of support has rid Broadway, New York, It Is said, of five thousand loafers. Most of them have entered the service of the Am erican overseas army. RUSSIAN SITUATION IS BRIGHTER Russia is so far away and the political situation there is so muddled that It is almost impossible at this distance to grasp tho importance ot the developments there during the past few months. But we believe �we have the proper information when we say that the Russians have learned that they have been duped by the Bolshevlkl, that they hate the Germans just as much now as when IJjey wore taotivoly fSghttlng tbem, that the anti-Bolshevlki armies are becoming cemented into a real menace to the existing government, and that the allies have now taken active stops to Intervene, not against the Russian people but against the Russian govormnent which' signed a shamelul treaty with the Gerinans. What will come out of all this It Is hard to say, It Is the hope ot tho allies, of course, that Russia will yet present an eastern front to harrass the Germans in the rear. Tho Rus-�ians with their weight of numbers eavod tho situation early In the war. It Is Btlll possible that the eastern front may again be sot up. The German press acknowledges the possibility, of this and describes the present situation as dangerous to the Central Powers. The danger � is accentuated by the fact that the Blliea have turned on the Ger-mana on the western front. It the Russians are as sick ot German dom-tnation as wo have been lead to be-Uev�, a fitrong hand amone them �hpuld be able to align them once more on the aide of the allies, and that would end Xoreveir- the Gorman hope or victory. Ru�aia preaeulfl one ot the great-problems of tiie ftlUoa today. In Ottawa, Aug. 12.-Enforcement ot the Canada Food Board's regulations by means ot license control, suppje-menting the splendid enforcement work of the local police authorities. Is now in operation, covering tho entire Dominion. Announcement was made to-day that B. Emad, proprietor of confectionei'y store at Prince Rupert, B.C., has been ordered to discontinue the manufacture of candy at once and not to purchase or use any sugar for that purpose until after September .\t Chatham, William Williams, an employe of a Wheatly saw mill, was the victim of an accident while operating a band saw. A splinter was hurled from the saw and striking him In the abdomen, passed nearly through him. Albert A. Jamieson, son ot tho late William Jamieson, and Mrs. Jamie-son, who is at present residing at High River, has received the military medal and a bar after two years and a half service as transport and later ambulance driver. A cyclone with one sudden and terrible blow destroyed the little farm home ot H. Krezer, near A''ermilli6n, Alta., his wife receive fatal Injuries and he and his children were also hurt. Capt. George P. Mackay, eighty, treasurer of the Lake Carriers' As sociation, pioneer of the Lake Super ior trade, and one ot the best-known men on tho Great Lakes, died at Cleveland, after a long Illness. Col. C. W. Peck, M.P., D.S.O., is expected to return to Prince Rupert from tho front within the next few weeks This is his first furlough to Canada since he went overseas in the winter of 1014-15. Owing to the Increased use of ice with the growth of the fishing business In tho attempt to provide cheap fish for Inland Canada some of the halibut fishing boats found It, exped lent to get their supplies of Ice from the great Glacier near Wark Island. More than 1000 Knights of Columbus assembled at New York for the an nual convention. Jas. A. Flaherty, ot Philadelphia, supreme knight, said $11,569,529 had been contributed to the Knights of Columbus war fund this year. It was, planned to raise $50,000,000 to carry on the Knights of Columbus war service abroad and In American training camps. One hundred thousand Toronto men roglsterqd as willing to go on farms. Bishop Sylvester Yunescu, tho only Rumanian bishop ot tho Orthodox Grook clrurch in Canada is dead. A broken truck caused tho ditching ot twenty-throo trolght cars on tho G. T. R. near Onondaga. 5Ir. and Mrs. Richard Douglas, formerly of Niagara Falls. Ont., were drowned at Fauquier, near Cochrane. Tho Durham Canning Factory at Orono turns out 30,000 cans of peas daily. Capt, Paul Duval, son of Rev. Dr. Duval of Winnipeg, lias returned from the front. Iui la voce, tl^e most applauded song of this memorable Purttaai production. 49370-$1.50 Lasaro^s Glorious ilWeMaiia with Jacobsen Perhaps the most popular aria in all the world is Bacn-Gounod's Ave Maria. Here Lazaro, the famous operatic tenor has joined with Jacobsen, genius of the violin, to set this jewel of sacred song in a crown of imperishable musical beauty. A superb record that no phono-gr.ifih owner can afford to miss. 49350--$1.50 Lashanska Makes Her Columbia DcMprt m Oinnie Laurie One of the youngest, but already bn^ of the greatest of American sopranos chooses for her first Columbia record this simple, well-loved song and glorifies it by the radiant beauty of her voice. 49338-$1.50 so Other Splendicl Sel�cUaiM in AufiMt Lut ' Send some records to your soldier. There's a Columbia Grafonola in his Y. M?C. A, or Knights of Columbus Hut. , COLUinnA ORAPHOPHPNB company, tokonto, _ 'T'rklS?^ - Next KENNY & ALLIN CO., LIMITED Hotel Phone 14B7. The Drug-Book 8tor�i ?86298 10630111 ;