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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TIIUnSDAY. AUGyST.15, 1918 Xtbe letbbviboc H^cvalb Xetbbrll)oc, aibcrta DAILY ANU WCEKLY Preprletora and PublUhem fHE LETHBRIDQE HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITED �tS 6th Street South, Lethbrldg* W. A. Buchanan Prealdent and Managlns Director Vobn Torrauco - - Bustna�� Manaiar TELEPHONES �uitnesa Ottlce .............. "51 MUorial OKlct .............. W�* Subtcrlptlon RatMl OallT. Cellrered, per week ,,��.. Datly, dellTered, per year .....IBM Dally, by mall, per y�ar ......�40� Weekly, by mall, per year ..... Waekly. by mall, par year to U.S..$2.00 Datea of eiplry of subacrlptioDi ap> jHu daUy on addreBi label. Accept-anca of paperi titc. explrati(.n data U car authority to contlnua the Bub-�crtptloD. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. Soviet troops are evacuatinc Moscow, where the Bolshevikl government has had its capital .since mov-tag 'from Potrograil. The situation at Moscow is deemed too risky for the Bolshoviki outfit, and they are moving on. In the meantime allied forces are slowly moving to the aia of the Czechs in Siberia. The Times correspondent points out that the Czechs In western Siberia are in danger of being cut off II allied aid does not reach them soon, and he urges all possible haste in sending forces and equipment to their assistance. On the western front there is little change lii the situation. The town of Lassigny has been captured ^by the French, who are moving down the other side of the Lassigny ridge now. to the conclusion that hpcnii.sp ihoro has only been a partial crop this yiwr. n. hnlt-servico is nil that is roiiuliod until such time as the fnrniprs harvest another good crop. Tlint. iiw'l the right way to look .it It If rlio (.M\ H. Is going 10 grasp tho oxcuso of a partial crop failure to cut down ncod-od .sorvlcps. then they c.int expect iho tanners, who aro dopondent ow the srrvico. to put forth their best efforts. Tho C.P.U. sliouUl set a pood cx.imple to the nicn who aro making tho district prod not ivo. The VVM. can afford to continue tho present servioo hotter than many of the farmers can .iffonl to spend thousands of dollars putting In a crop next year. Many of those same faniers against their better judgment seeded' largo acreages this year. It would have been criminal had tlicy not done so; It was their duty to take tho chance. Now because a poor season comes along and tlioy lose heavily thoy are n.it couipiaining, but it surely isn't right for the C.I'.H. to penalize the people because Providence failed to send the rain in time. A little co-operation all around is needed and the C.P.K, cannot afford to overlook the one bcft 'bet. '^PICKED UP IN-* PA SS/JVG Tg ^^^^ The ban on bacon is off. Not so tho prices. Whore is that personal Potsdam press representative of Kaiser Bill's these daj-s? Russia threatens to become a boomerang that will yet knock the Huns off their feet- It is said the King o� Bulgaria has gone crazy. The only difference is that he knows it and the Kaiser doesn't. The New York Son says that among other reasons for not going to Hell is the excellent one that the place is being filled up with Germans. SIR ROBERT BORDEN IN ENGLAND. , There continues to he a lot of crit > , , . . .'legislators being so careless as not icism on the part of a portion of thb.,^''^^ ^_ n.-ii-l^-^ Tim Canadian press of Sir Robert Sor- A recent opening of the Chinese parliament had to be delayed because there lacked 30 of a quorum present at the official time. Just Imagine our den's absence in the Old Country. Toronto Saturday Night Is leadin; Vh� brigade. All we have to say is that CaaaJa's Jestinies are iound up with the Uritish Ehnpirj, and if Premier Moyd tiOorge considers Sir Robert Borioa's pic=ence In Enfland necessary to (leal with emplie problems that Can ada should be proud that Sir Robert UonliBn has been asked by Pr3mi5r Llcyd-George to remain in EngUini intil those problems are on the road to settlement. Meanwhile we would he able to struggle along very nicely at home Avithout Sir Robert Borden if wo would not forget that there is a war on In France In which Caiiadians are taking a brilliant part; our little squabbles about domestic problems don't, really amount to much In com-parlBon. to get to Parliament Hill on time. Says the Brantford Expositor: It is said that Hon. Dr. Beland, who w^as Postmaster-General in tho Laurler Cabinet, will be taken into the Union Government as one of the Quebec representatives. His acceptance of the" portfolio would undoubt-e'dly be very popular, while it would help the government's position by nearly equalizing the representation by party and giving Quebec more adequate representation. Moreover, thi doctor's influence among his fellow-countrymen, by reason of his sacrifices and sufferings, ought to bo very great. 1,SOO.O(10 bond.s were issued In tho last Victory Ixjan. Lieut, Kenneth Campbell, son ot Col. and Mrs. Spurgeon Campbell of AVin-nlpeg, has been killed in action. Major Ernest H. Young. C.A.M.C., has been appointed to command the Military Hospital at Cobourg. MM Owing to food conservation Toronto garb.ige has been cut down more than 7,") per cent. Lody Doris Staplcton, a celebrated English beauty, has caused no little sensation In society by becoming a professional motion' picture actress. Montreal investment houses -havo been notilloil that Victory Bonds price has byou advanced by the committee to 100 to the buyer and 99 to the seller. The directors of the Riofdan Pulp and Paper company. Ltd.. of Toronto, aro informing the shareholders that it Is their Intention to make a new issue of bonds to the extent of $,1,000,000. Orders for more than $300,000 worth ot sporting goods for the American army overseas havo been pla.-od by tho National War Work Council ot the Y.M,C.A, Tho orders includo those for 150,000 baseballs. Yellow fever is raging in Gunto-malo and tho death? amount to forty daily, George Mitchell a prominent farmer ot Sparta, Ont., was fined $40 for watering milk. More than 50,000 refugeca from Turkey huvo boon stricken with eruptive typhus In tho Island ot Mltylono. Owners of the fishing schooner. On Time, previously reported sunk by n Oermau submarine, said to-da.v the vessel was safe in an Atlantic port. The Duchess ot Devonshire has given a cup for garden competition among tho women ot tho Soldiers' Wives' League in Toronto. The will ot tho late George McLi^ nn. of Stratford." has been entorod for probnto. His estate is valued at $2fiG.-052. of which $21,000 was disposed of in public bequests. Captain Bulkoley-Johnson, who has been A.D.C. to His Excellency tho Duke of Devonshire, during his reglmo in Canada, expects to leave In the near future to return to England. Tho sale of liquor in railroad stations or on railroad trains has been forbidden by Dlriictor General Mc- Adoo in nn order offoctlvo Immoillnte-ly and applying to all linos under government control. With tho return of 'Ideal weather, and tho country roads in fairly good coi>dlHon, hundreds of farmers and their faralilos aro altendlng tho Mooso Jaw fair. Katharine Stinson will bo tho big feature ot tho exhibition. Alexander Tompleman of Swift Cur runt, ft cadet, while on his wiiy to th( rlflo butts was Instantly killed by ont ot his comrades while playing with a gun. From unotnclnl ^sources comes the report that Lieut. 10. M. Brown ot the Aviation Corps la n prisoner ot wai In Austria. Lieut. Brown was at one time a resident of Blnlrmore. Mora than 600 artists have participated in tho Victory Loan poster competition and tho Judges say it will bo Impossible for them to make their prize awards boforo next Thursday. Tho Canadian Red Cross Society has sent Major Hume Blake as a special representative to Holland to endeavor to better tho conditions of Canadians interned there. Fire caused by an explosion on an oil feeder In the forging room at the Canada Warren jVxo and Tool company at St. Catharines, did damage estimated at $25,000 partly covered by 'Insurance. Rd�nrd Grimwood ot Chatham is the first to die of a malady which the ph.v-alclans believe to bo typhoid fover. Physicians and health authorities are puzzled as to tho cause ot tho Illness which thoy bellovo to bo typhoid. At proBont there ard 200 people 111, of whom 100 are In tho hospital. Hand knitting for tho soldiers and sailors la to bo chocked In tho Status unlll the war Industi'les board can survey stocks and nscortain whether there Is enough woolon and worsted in tho country for winter unltoruiB and overcoats. Tho Sho.ihono Indiana h.avo "adopted" Mrs. William Q. McAdoo, daughter of President Wilson, and havo given her the name "Sacajnwcn." This wa.t the namo of tho Indian maiden who acted as a guldo for tho Lewis and Clark oxpcdltlou. Newspapers published In the Polish language in the state ot Parana In South Brazil, have been suspended by tho government. Tho suspension was because ot tho pro-German tendoncics of tho publications in question. British West Indians In tho United States are flocking to tho colors, according to Major C. Brooman White, In command of the British and Canadian Recruiting Mission. More than 1,500 havo enlisted In New York during tho past month. Phy.ilcally lit men from 22 to 44 years old uro being accepted. A campaign to dispose ot 120.000 bushels of unmarketod beans in New York stato which will go to waste unless tho public develops a desire to oat them, has been .begun by the federal food bonril. Tho price i.i 15 cents a pound, llousewivos aro urged to show their patriotism by having "bean meals" at least once a v/eek until tho surplus Is consumed, i GHIGNOWWIIH Ottawa, Aug, 14,-Repaying to a cablo of congratulations sent to him by Iloti, N, W. Rowell, president of tho privy council. Colonel Patterson, coiumanilor ot the Cunadlan Cavalry brigade, whoso exploits are described in yesterday's cables, has sent tho following reply: "All ranks greatly appreciate your kind mcHsago. It was a great prlvllegfl to light with a Cunadlan corps." Mr. Uowell was with tho Canadian Cavalry Urigado on July 4 when thoy constituted the reserves for the Australian iind American forces which captured Ilamol. Colonel Patterson's mossago Is of particular Intorost bocauso it serves as a reminder that Canadian Cavalry is for tho (Irst time fighting with the Canadian forces. Hitherto tho mount cd fighting men from Canada have boon attached to tho Imperial array and tho record ot their achlevomonta con.stitutos one of tho brightest pages ot the war. The most conspicuous c.v ploits ot tho Canadian Cavalry Bri. gadc previous to tho present fighting occurred during the battle ot Cam bral and tho fight in tlie defence ol Ilhelms Amiens. KEEPING THE EYE ON THE MAIN GOAL. The declaration ol Edwin F. Tretz ot the U.S. food admlnlstratlorn here that the U.S. Is ready to put 15,000,-000 men in the field to make the world again "a decent place to live in" should inspire every Canadian to put forth every effort towards the winning of the war until that object is accomplished. With the aid of the U.S. manpower there Is no doubt of the outcome of the war now. Even the Germans are beginning to admit that their hope is small. The main object now Is to put forth concentrated effort and thus shorten the period of strife. Keeping all eyes on the main goal lis now more Important than ever, therefore, wa should allow nothing to Interfere. From time to time domestic questions arise which being closer to home, we are apt to mistake for the main question for the moment. But as Mr. Trefz says, these diversions are just the way the Ivaiaer wishes to occupy our minds instead of the war. Canada's tariff policy alter the war. Imperial preference, Hindu Immigiatlon, these may all Boem Important to us. But they are of very slight importance as compared to winning the war In tho shortest possible time. Keep the goal In mind and in that way It will the quicker be reached. UTILIZING THE COPPER SCRA Ottawa, Aug. 14.-^No more striking example of the Importance ot conservation could be given than that contained In the report of the Imperial Munitions Board. In making the turnings of the copper driving bands of shells produced in Canada for the British ministry of munitions, a large quantity ot copper scrap is accumulated. This is refined and made into ingots. It is estimated that 20,000 pounds ot copper have thus been reclaimed, representing a value of approximately $5,000,000. Steel scrap is also being continuously recorded In large quantities, tho present annual value of which is approximately $6,-000,000. British Forglngs, Limited, a sub-sldary of the board, operates one plant which is the largest electric steel plant In the world, where the steel scrap accumulation collected from scraps, of munitions. Is converted by the electrical process Into ingots and forglngs. Operations commenced in July, 1917, and the present monthly capacity ot the plant is about 5,000 tons of shell steel. C.P.R. SHOULD SET GOOD EXAMPLE. If, because of a poor crop this year, the farmers ot Southern Alberta were to decide that they would employ balf the number of men, half the ma-[;blaery and put but half the money li^to the planting of crops until another good crop was harvested,//.�y Wouldn't be considered very patriotic. Instead of that, they are going to Bmploy more men, more machinery ind spend more monoy to sow a hir-|er acreKKB next year than ever bo- 33 POUCEIN LET OUT Winnipeg, Aug. 14,-Thirty-throe members of the police department who were the last to be taken on tho lOrco will be let out within the next three months by an order ot the police com nilSBion which went Into effect today. Twelve of these received notice today that their services would not bo required after tho end of tho month. Others will receive noUco soon. It was announced today. This action was made necessary by tho reduction in tho police estimates by the city council. This will effect a saving oT nearly $30,000 yearly. Oscar F. Cooke, of Kingston, rncelv-6}! terrible Injuries when removing a tire from his automobile wliun he uok-looted to allow the air out. Ho was hit in the face and In addition to tho sov-' .u. vinT, .L � 6ro gashes it la feared' ho may lose ( But fbo iOJ'.R. eeema to have corao jjjg eyesight ET milk play a bigger part in your daily diet. Use more milk-for health's sake. Use more milk-for economy's sake. Use more milk-for loyalty's sake. Food specialists, doctors, experts all say that milk is onc of the richest and most nourishing foods that Nature provides. And it is one of the most economical. At this season of the year you should use lots of milk. Drink it at every meal-as a food. Let it take the place of meat, bacon, and other foods needed "over there." Use more of it in your cooking-because it adds a richer flavor, because it is more nourishing, because it aids digestion. Try using more milk in your diet-for one week. Seeliow much better you feel.See how much you save. yjAKE Carnation Milk Week" August''l5th to August 22nd-a memorial week in your home. Become better acquainted with the goodness, the many uses, the economy of milk-Nature's first food. And become acquainted with Carnation Milk-Nature's first food in absolutely pure form. Into thousands of homes-all over Canada and the United states-we shall be introducing this better milk during the week of August 15th to August 22nd. Thousands of new 'homes will learn that Carnation Milk js milk in its handiest form-in its safest form -that, unopened, it will keep fresh for weeks! >-that it is economical (no waste) that it can be Ordered with your ^oceriesl CARNATION MILK is riGh, pure milk "from Contented Cows.'*^ It is "whole milk"-evaporated to the consistency of efeam.^Then sealed in air-tight cans and jim'/jW. Nothing but Water is taken out of it. Nothing is piit in to sweeten Of to preserve it- It is just pure whole milk-of ^UniFoftft' richness and quality- ^searled safe f^Qin eontamlnation." . And you'can use Itforeverythm^foreboking-for' 'creaming vegetables and eaups-as cream for coffee- diluted, as a safe, nDUrishiHg arink for your children. It is the only milk supply your home needfe. Order a'week's supply of Carnation Milk from y9ur grocer-^he is the Carnation Milkman. ^ Always keep a few cans handy for unexpected needs. CARNATION MILK WEEK August 15tli to August 22n(l mm 04326196 ;