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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FWDAY, 'AUOUST PAGE CAHADIMISFIGHTLIHtAHllGE FAMILY ANCEDOIESBFIiRtCtNl (J. F. B. Llvesay, Canadian Press Correspondent.! Witt ihe Canadian forces ju France, Aug. belter one comes to know the Canadians tho'.moro one realizes the band, of brothers thoy arc: Thero Is no Jealousy between divisions and divisions, brigade and brigade, or battalion and battalion. All. have llie highest admiration lor Iho olher fol- low and most modest conception -of tho value 6! their own particular job. Thero Is a total-absence of "swanV.1- They have pride In their torco and; In tko Intense satisfaction that Canadians but there Is nothing per tonal about It. They "are part ami par col ol a wondertiilly efficient machine carrying on .his alotted Job In humbleness of spirit.' of Battle The ancedoteipf battle thai tollo> Ifr aVvlsltito two.iunlts ud are therefore typical otrthe entire orco The diaries ot bstlalto> com- nanders must teem wilU In Ime Ibese will bo available lo.tho Can- adian people as a-prlceless record pi a great feat ot arms, ifetbo meantime, such as these All. day Thursday when great difficulty was met on our extreme-left. The-nature; of ;ha ground and oi the'.enemy defense this .a much harder nut to cractf.llian tte comparatively, over the '-ji'.--; .Quebec Fighters Finally, it was decided.tliat the only way to advance'was to turn tho left Bank. Ajfamous Quebec batlallpn was" onlrusled with the task. They had to lako up their position in the dark by Iho aid only of the slars, maps and 'compasses men AREIM II PRESERVING I AtPatribtie Eixterjprise I 1.1 Oiir Stock is LJirge, Fresh and in every instance, Best Obtainable. -By now canning Fruits and Vegetables you. are 'not only assuring a winter supply of fruits-and i 'but you are also helping the country, s I to conserye foodstuffs and economize. T il 14 -UPintSiM. Regular -Quart Size. Regular On Sale Half Gallon Size. Regular Or, Sale PERFECT SEAL JARS -.'.PIntiSlM. On Sale -Quart Size: Regular On Sale -Half Gallon Sire. Re9ular On Sale Jslly Glasses, Extra.Glass Tops, per dozen can .the-'difficulty o undertaking. At 4.30 o'clock In morning-tho appointed Ihey were on Ihelr1- ground whence they advanced and look Ibe position, fore- In- the enemy lino in this sector to fall back, with trifling losses to One officer had a bet with anothe; lhat he-would bo In the Boche divis- ional beadquarlera at Chesnil first on i Th'ufsday night. It was a wild rabe, and was not settled until Friday morn- ing when Iho winner actually took possession ol the quarters, while his troops were sllll .fighllng at the far end o't Uptown'. 1 He'cap.tured the enllre enemy div- isional plant. Shortly-after the" loser- came along and had lo content him- self wlih humbler billeis. This was nine miles from Iho starting-point ol I Th'ursday'. morning. Manitoba ;Unit... f he" advancV of a''Manitoba battnl-' ion was the record of the bailie, being more than twenty thousand yards from our front line. One officer foil while leading on his men against a I machine'gun nest lhat was Ing Ihe line. "Come on, boys, he" [cried. "We don't care for machine guns." I He bore five wound stripss. Another battalion ifas directed to take a wood. The colonel found It alive with I Bodies, making it .impossible to pass without being mown down by mach-: Ine guns. The first threo companies were engaged solely, and could not be broken off. The colonel got hold of tho fourth company and personally or- gani'zed an attack on a corner ot the wood in lace ot a heavy machine gun fire. -.That portion of the wood was cleared! making 'it. possible fop the other companies to toward their objective and onlfiank the entire position, compelling Its' garrison, surrender. Dodged Airships i While marching dcryn a road this battalion was attacked by IS German flying low and swooping, the road with' machine gun fire. The order was given tor the men to scatter and not one was hit. A cavalry squad-; ron galloping 4down the same road also, 'escaped without'a casualty. j; One officer, summing up the said it was the best organizedshow he had ever seen. .'The'arrangements wcro perfefl'arid workedwilhout a hilch. Within twenty-four hours of Ihe casualties, Ihe men reported to replace, them'and the supplies camf through as regularly as in the camp. J. C. Herfcsman, Mr. Gourlay of Toronto and Supt. Stern of The 'At-a-well atte'nfied luncheon today over tho J. C. Herbs- man, tbe community builder, who Is lecturing on the circuit, vlco president of the df-'trade and Waller Sleraysjiperlntendent of tho Chaulau- qua .'we'to tho guests or the business menxjf :the city. Slayor Hardle presid- ed over'iho luncheon. ilr.'Gourlay in a fefr remarks told Ihe auuienco_lbat he was one ot Jho eighteen' signatories against tho reel proclty agreement, lie explained that in 1911 the people ot tlie United Stales did not understand'and appreciate the Canadians, and as Iho Canadians Three sat" 1-ocl! t2' Welland .Canal, wtre carried away today when the steamer Pawnee, of Montreal Transportation Company, rsmmed the head gates of the lock Richard Carroll, reeve of the town of and Lock- master, who was standing on one of the head gates, was carried in- to the flood which followed, and drowned. Carroll has been lock- matter at this point for the last seven years. His body his not yet been'recovered. Boston, Auf. Commercial Bulletin tomorrow wiii say: "The domestic wool situation Is un- changed except for the announcement of tho government that the fall din ot mohair is lo Im requliHloned. It is expected lhat the manufacturers will have representatives in tbo luture on the valuation committees. Supply of civilian fabrics are reporjed suffi- cient for another year, following the canvass by the government, but the supplies of raw material for civilian work arc likely to be very limited tot some months to come." A BAD FIRE. StouglMon. Mass., Aug. to- day destroyed three tW; mills Ihe ftench and Ward Woollen Com- pany, engaged ou government work and a big stoci ot cloth, for army uni- forms. The loss was estimated at JitiD.OOO. Tho lire, of undetermined origin, was discovered by a walebmaa and spread BO rapidly that be1r> tailed. would be In the pro- posed pact it wfrjlld have been a doubtful .commercial agreement. Bu since that tlnio'tanada has proven to tho world that h'cr- men arc a unit In purse, In spirlt-ahd In their lifeblood Today we can .enler into a buslnes deal with any {country secure In' th knowledge that..the worth of Canad and Canadians Is realized, and wo would bq entering tho pact on an even fooling. And in view of this possi- bility, Mr. Goiirlay had a word' of encouragement for Lethbridge. Stand- ing as It does at one ol the gateways to the great we si, whence thousands upon thousands, of 'Americans vrlll seek In tho future oven more freely than In. the past, Lethe-ridge has a brilliant opportunity, and it is up to tho business men of the city to meas- ure up to the opportunity and the re- sponsibility, it entails. 'Mr. Herbsman, Mr. Herbsman-has'been heard In before, anil the people have not forgotten him. Ho is a community bulider, who believes every Lethbridge- resident1 should he loya! to Lelhbrldgc and should have a vision Lethbridge shoulc grow lo be" in the future. The ethica side ot the city, he considers, is being well looked after in the schools, am ;the churches and: the parks. The Fruits and Vegetables i W Peaches, fancy, 2'lbs: for Fresh Tears, Bartlelts, per Ib. Crabapples (peach boxes) Apples for Cooking, 3 Ibs. for '-i Blueberries; Kenora, basket Blackberries, per basket........; Cucumbers, small pickling, or larje, Cucumben, long, fancy, each 'Tomatoes, fancy, hot house, basket 'by Cases 25c 15c 25c W.50 15c commercial and industrial future are founded on the agricultural future andJt Is therefore' incumbent on th business inen'ofjjhe'country to rank the greatest agricultural developmen of which tho splendid district is pos slble. Mr. Herbsman -further empha sized tho1 point made by Mr. Gourlay that Lelhbridge is-one to the smith; and the opportunil hus afforded should lie grasped. 1 oul some of the things Let iridgo needs, sueh as-a new station, modern-'city absolution ho. taxation problem. In this rcga ic advocale'd turning, the' unused su divisions 'into .a community1 farm Swift Current, Mouse Jaw and som otiiei1.'western cities arV doing. He urged the strongest possible co-oper- ation business men-bf the city and community lo deal wltti afler-lhe- war opportunities Bo-lhat Lelhbridge take its proper place in the "i future. And above all he urged Ihe ''people of Lethbridge lo be loyal lo Lethbridge aud lo have a vision -for its future. "Queen Quality" SUITS, DRESSES'AND GOATS FOR WOMEN I 1; j llfj' 1000 New Suits for Boys. They 11 sell themselves Big Stock of Men's New Fall Suits. Well made from best materials on the market. All this Clothing of Superior Excellence F. THAELL CUSTOM TAILOR 608 Spurt. CAULIFLOWERS, BEETS, CARROTS, OREEN ONIONS; ,-x WAX BEANS, LETTUCE, i T 1 V C Basket PEACH PLUMS, SPECIAL 1 .Gookcd' Meats and Provisions NEW Sid HERE JTake Whole Ground Floor of. New Acadia Block For Their Business Atler having been closed since ['disastrous Acadia block, fire last; spring, Clarke and Co., dry goods and ladles' wear, are opening,, sib'o' in--the same tolock oniSalurjlay. afternoon lo what Mr. Clarke c6nfld: eiitly ejpecls'will to a larger custom than ever. Mr. Clarke Is Aiig: were received by the by aerial'malt-from Toronto yesterday. The letters which were dispatched by officers in Ihe school of aeronautics at Toronto to officers in Ihe militia-de- partment, were posted ._at 9 a.m. in Toronto. They were received by the militia department at 4.30'p.m. bvjthe regular mall delivery. Tho mail aeroplano left Toronlq at 10 a.m.-anil reached Ihe'Roeklilt'e Ban- ges, Ottawa at 2.45 p.m. A slop was madoi at Deseronlo. Swift's Premium Bacon', by piece Swift's Premium Bacon, sliced....................... Premium Hams, size, whole............. Svvlft't Premium Ham, boned and sliced Swift's Roast Hamcand Bol'led Swift's Minced Ham Swift's P6rk Swift'6 Meat Loaf with Macaroni and Cheese........ Jellied COc 43c 55o 65e 60e 33o 350 We v SATURDAY SPECIAL CloTerdaJe Butter, per SOc Rresh Eaas and Newly Butter at lowest market price for best quality. We have all the necessary Substitutes to go with Standard Flour Meal, Corn Flour, Fine Oat Flour, Barley Flour, etc. Save White Flour.'It ii no hardship to use arc of Overseas Mailing Boxes TWO 8IZES', STRONG AND L'lOHT WEIOHT, CAPABLE OF "XARRVrNQ THE REGULATION WEIGHT, 7 Ibs. Price, large, 2 {we 2Sc' 10c Gco. Kerr ami Co. FAMILY QROCER3; Pfcones 1453 and 1365 The Best of Senrke The Highest Quality Only The Lowest Cash Prices Food Control Lkehst No. 8-2408 taking the wh'ole ground floor of the his business quarters. -A'splendidly'arrangcd.'store, BO feet by'125 'feel wil.l friends when'they call upon him on Saturday afler Iwo o'clock. One ol the big changes Is seen in Ihe frqnl .There .two large: windows divided by the scl-ln entrance slrelch across the entire front'ol (lie storo. The windows a deplh of U feel glvine a splendid space on each side of the entranco In i which to display goons. AnolHer fcalure of Ihe new slore 1 will bo Ihe rest room In the southeast corner ot the slore. Mr. Clarke inviles i the cil? and district to mako use of this freely. Mr. Clarke Hg.very aniious that ladles feel free to make use of the, convenience. It is being nicely filled np and will be laults comfortable. Mr. Clarko is carrying all his old lines, and is extending considerably In the millinery and children's -wear deparlmenls, speclsl eecllons for I which havs been set apart. 1 ready, lo wear section takes up most lot tho east'sldC'Of tho store, ami a flne display o( Iho season's latest Is already on Altogether the new store Isia credit lo Lethbridge, Clarke Ic grow with, the-cliyunlll a much larger establishment Is needed to meel Ittia'demand, t CATCH OF COD SMALL !3t. John, Nfia., Aug. flanerj Inews from Labrador Is very :dlscour aging and Indlcntos thai Iho calch o cod la..likely lo ,be Ihe smallest, fo many yeari. ON A CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED MURDER Prince Albert, Aug. Robert Hamilton o! the Shellbrook district, was brought lo the ;local jail today, liaVlng been commllled lo stand trial on a charge of altcmpted rhuriler. The 'provincial police have not yet obtained the rarllcnlnrs, understood lhat Hamilton, who. la said to bo a homesleader, tried to shoot 51. Stir- ling, firing two shots nt him with .a shbt gun, both atlemptj falling. Stir- ling got away from hla assailant. No I information. Is lo IHon's reason (or (he assault. FRENCH MISSION GOING TO AUSTRALIA Washington, Aug1. French] mission, headed by'Albert Jtctln, who led of apopleiy arriving at a Pacific porl last night, Is enroute! 0 Auslralla lo discuss war lime oues- Ions wllh officials Inere at the special nvllatlon of iho Auslralian govern- >Tho Visitors .passed through) Washington recenlly during the ong-journey i across Iho continent I stopped "at several middle wcfforn and western clllea. Prizes for The Herald Wffl Gire in Prizes for the Best Essays on the >l r 'l: "lv Patronise Home Dealers" 'i 1 I 1 in Preference to the Ma3 Oriier Houses. r- r The tompetilion is open to boys and gills up to 'and including 1 6 years of age. Two prizes will be given for the best essays by boys and girls up lo and including 1 2 years of age and two prizes for those sent in by boys and girls, 16 years oi I age and.ander. The younger girls atid boys to be eligible lo? lor both ages. MAHi f J IS WOUNDED A. R. Johnson ol Wtnnifred, i> who unlisted In.tho artillery, V has been w.onnded In tcllon. First tf-SO In each' case. i J There will be two each and twt priies. Essays of any length wceptei J Mr.'G. R. Maraoch, president of the board of trade, and Mr. J. ]W- Bawden, chairman retti section of the board of trade. Essays mast be in by August 26th, addressed to "The Home" Editor, Lethbridge Herald. ;