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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta IPAOE FOCR THE umnm D^T flRRAKD XetbDribgC) BlOerta OAlkY ANP wiawLv / PrmiHUtm and ^ub)lt>(*r* )NQ tOMl^ANV, UMITKO tea �t|� *tl��k Beath, LethbrtO* wt\ BuohAViwt HONBS mi Ittkaorlptten N��Mi a�Ut�red, per wetk ��-. DMly, br mail, �br y�ar......*.�� YmMt. by �UJ, per yeJu- rwiidr. br waa ��r y��r to tT.a.U.o� iBtw dftU/.oa addnn taM. Aooap^ rue* of y�p�n tits. exptnUba d�t� li wtf autkorlty to oontlaas ik� (ob-fecrtpUos. >^HE PROpRESS 'OF THE WAR� � The aUlfes cdnUnuo to pecX avpay ,�t the Gorman Huos. aUhouglj thare ji� no flslulng now oa * Urge acalov 'The FPBttcli continue to advance at 'tiSEsigny, while the CanaiU&ns and British hare ImproTed thalr lines. Statements froi^ Paris are, to the �!f;ect tiiat tlie GennAa Ion since the Avar started has been of six miUlon tnen. Japan la sending troops in haste to the aid ot the Cseoha In Siberia. Am-!�rlcan *orce� are landing at MadlTos-tlONT, BiltaiB mad Vkaace have recognized a� allies the Ccecho-SIoTaks of Rus-Ma aad afNi rady-to balp .tfaMn. Tlie United State* J* being aaked to fiollorw Bie ffame eonne, and no doabt JTapaa .MUl,a!so. lAolne and Trotaky hare tied tn^m Moscow aad a Roailaa flroBt bay'be rebuilt Deallns -witb the pos-MblUty'of enee toDra VMaanttng an aaBteTn-fNmt to OanmHV tb� Winnipeg F^e Pnaa Mr>r " Though the situation |a Buaita la: till bbioars, some oartaMtiea are aoierglag Into light Cblet among these Is the nnchallangeable fact that the Soylet goTonuuent is now regard-td by the great mass ot the Russian tieople^ inalttdlng most ot those who Were at. the outset its supporters, as a usurpation, which ha* maintalaed Uselt In power by foroe,-with-the In-lireot'support, of the .Oenaa�s, De-iplte the drastic .meaanras. employad to enforce Its rule, the SoVlst govern-nent, U Is predicted, is now virtually It s� f|)4 Reports by way of Oerinany, we that) it Is about to abandon Mos-Ww.jyid take refuge in Kfonstadt (where, it Is to be noted, it can be luc(ioT^d by the Oerman fleet); Mos-kow;Hho moit Russian of all Russian feomtitnnltlei, will have nothing more b 4i|Tir|tti the Bolsberika, If it can jftiToWJitt the yoke. Tiie;?^e relatlonihip between the BolsbeXti^t laadert'and th� Oermana U hut 0im�a agents, ooSscldusiy obey-�g 9Ml|ra from Berlin; but the view ^at Is: more ganeraly held is that they jtro fa^itloi. whose fiooasslon to power iraa /jiMJifd by the Oermans because hey,tatihr;ti>at -ttieiB  ttu^t folltloii than that; made �tn aiiiy'olber material. The > national aaivage council has started a oampalg'n to organize collection ot the 10869 ud ghells all over the country. ^PICKED ITP PASSING Mm^o^kAi^ Xews-gathorlng Is an indispensable Industry, Secretary Baker said In dls-^ cussing draft regulations, though a particular man's relation to that industry must depend, Mr. Baker -iJded, upon the facts in his case aad the possibility ot replacing Jiim. Plro practically swept clear the amusement portion of Oceoii View, the bay roaort about eight miles from Norfolk, Va. The flames started in o kitchen and soon laid the park in ruins. Tho Ocoon View Hotel caught fire several times and -svas saved with ditaculty by a bucket brigade formed by bluo Jackets. A test case which will have nn important brarlng on tlio military status of 4,500 Canadian ilremoc, locomotive englneors and trainmen has been decided by Mr. Justice Dutt nt Ottawa, when Arthur Moorohouso, tho oldest locomotive engineer in the service of the Canadian Goveramont railway, was ordered to report for service. Mary Roberts Rlnohart one of America's foremost writers, responding to the nation's call for 25,000 nnrsesi. has enrolled -with tho department of nursing-of the American Red Cross and soon will take her place -with that valuable army of women who are ministering to tjhe slok and wounded in France. Patrick McCarthy, ot Asbda, Renfrew County, was killed In his bed by lightning. The bed was split by tho forco ot tho bolt and tho body -was badly burned. Charles Lynch, of Ad-amston, Renfrew County, had all his barns and outbuildings and this season's hay crop destroyed by Are as tho resnlt of llghtalng. A presidential mandate was Issued on August 10 In Pekln, establishing a currency bureau and authorizing the Issuance ot gold currency notes. It is announced that this is done "with the view ot faollitating International trade and preparing for the adoption of a currency system on a gold basis." It was announced at a meeting of Army and Na-vy Veterans recently that the Canadian cqmmissionalres under their organization will be organized so as to supply the most reliable and trustworthy soldiers and sailors to banks and other places. The men will wear the uniform ot this branch and will. In all cases, be bondod by a guarantee company. Because many Detroit residents have attempted to smuggle sugar out of Windsor, Collector ot Customs Smith issued a warning that exportation,of sugar of any, sort is punishable by a fine of not leis thin $1,000. "Any person found smuggling it, and the carrier allowing tho sugar on board a ferry boat Incur the same 11a-biUty. The request of the TJnlted Traction Company of Albany for permission to increase the rate of trolley fares from Ave to six cents In Albany, Troy and other places In this vicinity, was granted by the'imbllc service' commis-:Pion. "The order is to become effective on five days' notice by the company. All Italiaas In Canada, liable for military service, must, within the next two months, return to Italy to join the Italian army or they will be handed over to the Canadian military authorities and put mto the ranks of the Dominion forces. This order will affect many thousands ot men, including at least 3,000 In the province ot British Columbia. The first penalty for violation of tho regulations prohibiting the .use in the manufacture of Ice cream of more than ten per cent pt fats, or moro than six pounds of cane sugar to eight gallons ot ice cream, has been imposed by the Canada Food Board on Mike Maraskas, Belleville, Ont His business is closed for fifteen days. Several persons were cut at -Winnipeg by flying glass or shaken up by the concussion when a street car smashed Into the car ahead. D. Read �was cat' in tho back of the head; J. B. Young was severely shaken up and a girl, whose name could not bo ascertained, was cut In the mouth and head. -The Injured were taken to the hospital. ,. Twelve freight cars woro damolish--ed in the Grand Trunk yards at Mer-rltton, Ont, and several others damaged, when a -westbound' freight, descending the grade at a high rate ot speed, because ot failure ot the brakes side-Bwlped an east bound freight which was entering a siding to make room for it. Included in tho destroyed merchandise was a quantity of parts for seaplanes. Special taxes ot f 10 a year on occupation or profession, except the war Industry trades, farmers, teache-.M and ministers ot the gospel, v^oro written Into the $8,000,000,000 U. 3. war revenue bill by the house ways and means committee. A similar tax was placed on any business with receipts ot $2,-000 a.year'or more with a levy of $25 a year on wholesale houses with receipts of 1200,000 or more. America's mission to tho Brlilgh Trades Union Congress, which meets In London, September 17, 18 and 19, will be headed by Samuel Gompers, president ot the American Federation ot Labor, will tour England, Franco and Italy to confer with local leaders and inspect labor conditions. Mr. Gompers will be accompanied abroad by -Wm. O. Bowen, president of the Bricklayers and Plasterers Union: John Prye,pre�tdent of the Interilatr Ibual Moulders Union;- Elgar WallmQei, editor of the United ItHne Worlrers' Journal, and C. L. Payne, president ot tho International Boot and Shoo .Workers Union, Premier OUver ot Vtotorla laM that whUe the name of F. C. Wade.ot Vancouver bad been considered In oonneo-tlon with the oAco of agent general for Brltlab Columbia In London, no appointment bad been made ai yet A fatal accident occurred at Cbap-plce Lake, near Modtolne Hat wben R. Matsen was engaged wth bia two sons in lifting tho cribbing out ot a well with a windlass when tha handle ot the crank broke and the orank flying around struck him on the bead, rendering htm unconscious, later he died. President Feng Kwo Chang, after much hesitation has boon persuaded by tho ministers to sign a currency loan ogreemerit under which tbe Japanese are to advance eighty million gold yen notes In an effort to establish tho Chinese currency. The agreement is said to contravene previous agreements with the United States. American war workers after September 1 will wear disc-shaped badges slightly larger than a quarter with a red, white and blue enamelled bar attached. The department of labor announced that the design tor the wor industries badge had been completed by Joseph Davidson ot New York and that tho first ot the medals would be ready tor award on time. The St Thomas city council Is In a protty predicament. Unless new additions are made to the nurses' home In connection -with tho Amasa Wood hospital, there Is a strong possibility that the hospital may have to close down for lack of help, and at the same time tho renovations that are needed which will cost at least $7,000, have not been Included in the estimates for tbe year. Tho Issuing of an ovordratt to that amount Is not legal and the bank is unlikely to accept !t. The only solution appears to be to get the vote ot the people and by that time It will be too late tor building operations to be carried out this year. Ottawa. Aug. 15.-Details ot the progress being made In the development of new Industries in Canada are given 6n a statement issued by the Imperial Munitions Board. The demand for supplies of zinc and copper required In the manufacture ot munitions, led to. an. investigation in 1915 to ascertain the feasibility of refining copper and producing metaUIlo zinc in Canada. This has resulted in the establlsh-mont of the copper refining industry In this country fpr the first time In its history and a zinc plant was erected by the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company at Trail, B. C, at a cost ot $2,500(000. The production of zinc was increased from a dally .output of 1000 pounds to a present production of approximately 50 tons a day. "^he present annual capacity ot the zinc and copper plants is approximately, metallic, zinc, 18,000 tons, refined copper, 5,000 tona. PROMISES STEADY RE London, Aug. 15.-Major General Mewbum, Canadian minister ot militia, has telegraphed General Currle: "Warmest congratulations on your brilliant success. A steady flow of reinforcements from Canada will aup-port you in your efforts." General Currle replied: "Your message of congratulations sincerely appreciated by all rnnla. Canada's support through you-'bae made our siicceae possible." Charlie Matthews, Is again at the provincial- Jail today .atte* Saving taken French Ieavo;thei'5i'on"Nov.'22 lest He was brougl^t'i-bibiBk''-trom Plnciber Creek last night by^etectlve � Kgan. At Plncher Creek, Matthews was-committed tor trial'op.>.chorge,ot horse stealing. Ho hafl ati^t^ that be -wants a speedy trial. V^� Warden Rivers of the provincial Jail called at the A. P. P,. etatlqn, this morning and lodged another infprmat-lon against MattQews tor escaping lawful custody. He will copie-up tor a preliminary het^ring on tb(B ,charge shortly, and it is>expected that the manner of his o^q^pe, which has been somewhat ot a mystery, will be cleared up then. � � TWO KAISEI19 ARE IN COl^PERENGB NOW Amsterdam, ;AuB. 18.-Empefor Charles of Austria is at Germpj); main headquartara, aeeordino to'a telipgram to tHe tokal Antelger of (Berlin, from Karl Ros��r,'lts war correspondspt. V X Emperor WUIIam and his advisors have been holding an Important confeMMO* nt' haadquar*-Atig. 14.-.T�a ObatttMilia sold enough tickets to make opVAsir guarantee, and at *c6ur*e, this tact makes them antbutlnstlc also, Colo-man, Bdlevm;'^Hlllcrest and Prank are halpiag to make tho Chautauqua a sucoess. It will become an annual affair in spjte ot the grouchers and tbe kaooliars. The marry-go4x>uird and the Ferris Wheel have come again after a.halt dosen years absence, to the irltd delight ot the Juvenile Inhabitants ot our burg. We notice many older grown refreshing their memories of bygone days, especially it they knew the famous midway of the Chicago World's Fair, whore some mounted skyward on the first ferrls wheel. We have an Idea forcing -Itselt upon our consciousness, It may have come from the subconscious realm, that a good many ot tbe side issues at this show might be eliminated to the advantago ot our youth and tor tho protection of the unwary and the prodigal. Aldermen don't like to be dictated to by anybody when a little moral reform is demanded. It Is wonderful what wise solons we have. Some fellows complained they were too poor to purchase a ticket for the Chautauqua but lost belt a hundred dollars at some of the skii) games. The Blalrmore girls basketball team brought down to defeat two teams from Frank on Monday night. The games were played on the Military Hospital grounds. Our returned boys at the Sanatorium enjoyed the tun and were splendid rooters. The team also went to Bellevue last night, conveyed there by the West Canadian "carry^ all" truck. They -won agalnot Bellevue 24 to 22. They had also defeated Bellevue a -week ago on. Blalrmore grounds. The third game will be played next week in Blalrmore. All the fans win be out. The local Orangemen visited the Orange Lodge at Coleman on Tuesday evening. The Coleman brethren will pay a return visit next month. Mr. Lavole of tbe West Canadian Collieries went to Calgary on Monday erenlhg on business. He expects to return at the week end. Mr. Knapman ot Lethbrldge who motored up last week returned today to Lethbrldge. Residents of Coleman, Bellevue, Frank and Hlllcrcst were much In evidence at the Chautauqua today. A large number of cars were parked on the grounds this afternoon and evening. Capt. George Cunlllle, son of J. H. Cunllfte, of Medicine Hat, has been killed in action. Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. Storage. Accessories. Batteries. Phone 1023 324 11th Street South, Lethbrldge, Alta. W. H. Dowling AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RE-TREAOINQ A REPAIRINQ By Eixperlenced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equip-ment for Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St 8. Opp. Ellison Mills ;$ERyic| stahon IIENRTJ.DENN Alt lia^/ol^ 'Batteriw' dhartsd ''ran�!':Rapalr�nl,: � 3f1 7th Street �, Phone 61S ANDY REPAIRS RADIATORS ALL WORK GUARANTEED. REAR DALLAS HOTEL (Upatalra) tritbNO HAND dAhtt' POR � SALE, OMN DAV >NDi�ld'NT tiS.took tlEPeck SOS Second Avt. S.-Phone ees The cflovlc^ If^ A. JtM�PUiMnti the act 0th.Str