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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AtGUSt ib, im9 ' VTHE LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIERALD PAGE FIVE GET AFTER THESE DOLLARS We have the goods. We have the values. Our prices are right. And yet there is a lot of money slipping away from us constantly. Join the Trade-at-Honiie campaign. NOBLE FARMS WILL HAVEBIGGERAREA THAN EVER IN 1919 Returns This Year Would Have Been Half Million With Normal Crop SOME RECORD Paris, Aug. IC.-(Havas Ag-oncy).-A railway more than i;iO miloK in lenEtli behind the French front has been built in less than 100 days and yesterday van opened tor traffic, its purpose is''to Im-provB the corarnunlcatlona between northern and southern parts of the northern railway system. The construction of the line involved the building of two important bridges and .1 tunnel 375 yards in length. RECOGNITION OF CZECHS HEIGH CHEER ARRIVALOF ALLIES Enthusiastic Over Their Coming -"llussia'Soon I'rcc Now" FOR SIBERIA Ottawa, Aug. 16.-A squadron of cavalry to be furnished by the Northwest Mounted Police force, will form part of the Can.idian Expedltionnry Force to Siberia. The squadron commander has not been appointed. HIS SUCCESSOR. Harvest on the C. S. Noble holdings ht Nobleford. Barons and tHe Cameron ranch northeast "of the d'.ly arc getting under way, and prospects arc bright for a very fair crop. With 26,-OOn a.cres under cultivation, of which ,33,000 have been sunimerfalioiyed this y .'year, Mr. Nbhlo lis expecting a return from his year's endeavors which will run,,round the $150,000 mark, thiis I putting him in the lead among the j farmers of the provluco. Had the crop f' been normal hia total returns would i have climbed, close to the holt million i mark this year, but in spite of tlic i . j)artia) revcr.so Mr. Noble is Quite op-1 iimistic and Ms faith in the country ] F 3,000,000 MORE ^ , , , , Washington, Aug. 16.-Machinery '"^�^^e'^^.�ill'rve^"a^^:;ger area under -^'^^raUon of the 3.000,000 crop next year than ever," said Mr. | additional men estimated as coming Noble to an interviewer on Thursday.' ' ' �' ---------- ''Wo are putting in .S.OOO acres or winter rye this fall for a slarten" Mr. Noble is actively engaged in personally superintending the work on the various farms. Just nov,' harvest In the thief activity but Immediately Ihla is out of the way work on preparing more land for Increased pro-auction next year will be undertaken. When one considers that Mr. Noble ^as under cultivation a block of land more than a township and a quarter In extent the magnitude of the nnder-� taking can be Imagined, but Mr. Noble > )h handling 'it as easily as when he tarted farming, and a couple of see-' lions was consiifcred a. big project for one mail. iTHESlfOAiriN WESTERN SIBERIA under tlie provisions of the new-man power bill with the extension of draft ages to include men between 18 and 45 years, already has been setWn motion. Provost Marshal General Crow-der, who will have charge of the registration of the new men, in a statement published today, said that preliminary instructions have been Issued to all draft officials and upon passage of the bill by congress, everything will be' in readiness of the registration. Registration nf the �jen affected by the draft extension will have to be held not later than September 15, and if possible on September 5, General Crowder said, because the available list of registrants, including those to b^ registered August 24, will be exhausted by October i. Amsterdam. Aug. 1(>.-German news-, l)apers comment bittoi-ly upon itho . j manifesto issued by Groat Britain in recognition of the Czecho-Slovak na-tfon. ... "it is riio acme of hypocrisy when ISnglaud gives these notorious traitors a testimonial J.hat they are waging legitimate warfare," the Cologne Gazette say.s. '"J'liis recognition will remain only a recognition on paper if the Central Powers, as they have so far, remain victorious against the' world attack," says the Frankfort Gazette. "Our defeat alone could assist the Czecho-Slovaks to that political independence which the entente grants them so hastily. Nevertheless, it is a serious step, the importance of which W9 must not under estimate from the view point of propaganda. "England's step, which is doubtless ))acked by the remainder of the entente, must certainly affect detrimentally the meagre prospects of peace, because promises have been made an Austrian nation, which promises could only materialize after the collapsa 'of Austria." London, Aug. IC-^-'rim population of the Murmansk region ici i'lvcd witli joy tliu Hrilish force lluii landed there recently, according h> :m allied diplomat who has arrivoil in London from Potrograd. i v/a% In Murmnii when tlip ririlisli troops arrived." he saiil. "aDd I am able to describe tin' iilfasuri! that their arrival caused Did mon and women wept with tears oi joy, crying at last Russia will saved.' The peasants, women and aristocracy knew that Oormany is ih.-ir enemy. Never has the siluaiion l)oen so favorable as today for ilu- presence of the allies in Russia. .Many men in Petrograd wlvo held ImkIi i)osilions in the old Russian army say their worst enemy Is ,Germany. 'I'lii'v liavo told mo tliat tUcy now know tlial the only real friends of Russia an: ilio allies." \ Urge Bolsheviki to Fight. Amsterdam, Aug. li'i-Sixty propagandists belonging (o (he labor organizations supporting Hip liidshevikl rc-ginio liave left Moscow icir tlio front whore the Bolsheviki aif fiRlittng the t^zechn-Slovaks, aicnrdiii;:,' lo a Moscow telegram by way of lifrlin. The ol)ject of the propagandi.-is is to stimulate the military spirit of the Soviet troops in their cahiiKiiKii. Addressing the dekyatcs in a farewell speech, says llic mi'ssago, tlio dale of which is not niven. I'romier i.eiiino urged them in ilie utmost efforts to raise the spirits .ind morale of the troops to the hiKlicst level and thus bring about tlie suppression of j the Czecho-Slovaks. 1 "Voii must imbue ilicni with the consciousness of tlip danger and the need of every honorable man support. I ing tlie Soviet rcpublli-," Lenine is quoted as saying. Are Dismayed. Tyondon, Aug! Ki.-.\nii-eiitente circles in Petrograd woro siirjiriscd and dismayed when tlie CiMni.nn embassy and mission, which liiul koi'c to'Petrograd from Moscow, suddenly left the former Russian lapilal. according to a Stockholm dispatch to tlie Times, quoting the Pqtrograd Gazelto, the oi>ly antl-Bolsh(Bvlki nev.spai)er allowed to appear Mu I'ftiograd. Although the Gazette is ojiiiosed to the Bolsheviki res4me. it is violently pro-German and anti-Briii.-ili. It is said that ihi; .inival of the German embassy at Petrograd gave reason 'for the belief that it would remain there permanently. The mission numbered 700. and brought its archives and stores to Petrograd bt-aut.omobiles. The -Gazette prints a dispatch from l\icv stating that the Germans are making wholesale arrests of workmen, especially railway employes and arc .�iending them to concentration camps at Brest-Lttovsk and Baila. French Headquarters in l-'raiici'. Aug. If).- ( Hy Reuters l.inilti^d. i - Tho successor of GeufMul Von .Mudra. who commanded tlio flr.st Gi-rnian army in tho attack on General fWnirard's army in the Champagne Inst month, apparently is General Von Carliiwitz. a Saxon, wlio had been minister of war in Dresden and had dislinKiiishcd himself In leaning a Saxon army corps In the offensives of lliis year. AT THE ORPHEUM The surpri.slng mystery .varn, ".Midnight .Madness," written by IClliott .1. Clawson and directed by Rupert .lu-lian is one of groat lochnical excellence, it Is at the Orpheum t.onlglit. Tho first scenes launch the observer into a jewel theft in an art museum, following which a shot is fired wliicli strikes a man in the left hand. Two men appear in the story siiortly afterward, each wounded In the hand One of them Is the hero. I'renlIco Tiller, i-nd the otiier a strange individual n.-intcd .Molltar. Both call nl tho same hotel apartment ojrthe heroine. What the Press Agents Say AT STARL.4ND ICniii licnnott. the pretty and popular Australian screen .star, makes lior Paramount deinit under the auspices of Thomas II. Ince at tho Starland theatre today in "'I'hi' Keys of tho Righteous." This is a story of the life and adventures of .Mary Manning in the woods of Wisconsin with lier invalid mollier. her grim old grandfather and an iiuclc. Her mother has been wait- ing each day for eighteen years fof the return of her father,' n dcrollc:t now, and a drunkard In n nearby town. When he finally does come, It Is only in time to be present at his wife's funeral, tor the .shock of the reunion pidvps too iniicli for her slendur strength, WItiioiit even Tom Gale, the strong young woodsman who had como lo take so large a place In her life, and who had recently gone away on a trip, .Mary is left to struggle on alone. Her efforts to giinrtl lior fa-lh(tr from further "backsliding" and the great sacrifice she makes for him later, earns for lier. not only happiness and the great love of Tom Gale, but also the affection of her crusty old grandfather. AT THE EMPRESS "THE HIULCREST MYSTERY"' AT THE EMPRESS. Irene Castle, one of the most popular of all photoplay stars, lias an unusually fascinating rolo in the new Pathe Play. "The Hilicreat Mystery." Tho story teems with action, suspense and intrigue, with a loucii of color from the great war in which Mrs. Castle's aviator liusband, Vernon Castle, lost his life. When the United States realizes the need for a vast number nf ships and sends out its appeal. Thomas Sterling decides to donate his immense sliipbuilding plant to the government f(jr the duration of the war. Ho announces his decision to his associates on the birthday of his pretty daughter, Marion. Tiiere is a gay party at Hilicrest, the Sterling estate, that evening. Marion proudly wears a necklace, the gift 6t her father, and a solitaire from his young and handsome r>arlncr, Hugo .Sniitli. Smith lives at Hilicrest and is highly favored as a prospective son-in-law by -Mr. Sterling. But while her father proposes, in his mind, the marriage of his daughter lo Smith, .Marion reserves Independence of action and tiiinka a great, deal of Gordon Brett, her father's' good-looking young secretary. The web of mystery woven about the group enlarges and fascinates as the picture proceeds. Clean to handle. Sold by all Drug* gists, Grocer* and General Stored - -__ Vladivostok, Tuesday, Aug. 13 - '(Associated Press.)-The sltuatloii In Western Siberia leaves no room fur pptimlsm, In tho opinion of the vlce- firesldent of the Russian section of he Czcho-Siovak national council. In f statement made recently he suid lhat mobilization by the Bolsheviki of (liiBtro-German prisoners of war had >dded 160,000 men to the enomy forc-ts. He said It would bo Impossible) to 'each Irkutsk, even under ~the moat avorable circumstances In less than I month, and that perhaps two months yould be neceasary. In the hilly, Svaterless, and .landy Kmntry beyond Ii'kufulC the move-nontof troops would 1)e easier, but he position of the CzeclumberB are diminishing' owing to Mcknees and ImpoBsibllity of renewing juppUes. BRAZILIAN IS SUNK. New York, Abg. 16-The Amo-' elated Press carries the follow. Ing: "The Brazilian motor ship Ma. drugada,-1613 tonstgross register, hat been sunk by a German submarine off the American coast. Word of the less the ahip was , received here today In insurance jirole*. The crew was picked up /by .another vessel' and will be landed at an Atlantic port," TEN POLICEMEN WOUNDED IN RIOTS DISTILLED WATER Delivered to any part of the city. LETHBRIDGE BREWERY TONIGHT AND TOMORROW Enid Bennett IN KEYS OF THE RIGHTEOUS* ALSO TWO REEL COMEDY V "THE SULTAN'S WIFE" ORPHEUM Tonight and Tomorrow Prices 10c-2214o 'MIDNIGHT MADNESS'^ FEATURING BEAUTIFUL RUTH- CLIFFORD This is a Bluebird Feature. ALSO PLENTY OF COMEDY A NEW RECORD Philadelphia, Aug. IG.-Shipments of anthracite coal in July attained a liigh record and with two exceptions, were the largest ever reported in any one month. Tokio, Aug. 12. - (Associated Press)-Ten policemen have been wou.nded seriously and many rioters injured in a riot at Nngoya over the high cost of rice. Fifty persons have been arrested at Nagoya and 300 men and women at Osaka. ? : : : : : : : : : ? ? ? * : > ? ^ BUYING FILLETS OF FISH ? '> * *�:>** Bad fish may bo a very diingerou3,| food and ha^ ilio faculty of producing a complete" knockout, of sometimes several days' duration. In these days, when the coat of living is high, housewives are looking for meat that will bo ine.\penslvo. and maturajiy think of fish, because of tho comparative cheapness of, this article. Uut- what may appear cheap an* goo# may prove to be very expensive it sickness bo the result. Because of the absence of bone and skin, fillets are easy.to prepare for the table.' It is not very difficult to iell if a whole fish is fresh, but when cut into fillets It becames much harder. Killels are frequently cut from fish that have been dead from ton to fourteen days, that is, from fish left'over when all shipping orders have been filled. These fillets are then soaked in anuato (or a long time to take away the bad smell, which gives that yellow color which is supposed to be.due to "smoke." V To tell the difference between a fresh and atale" fillet of fish is very aiinple. 'Pillets from fresh fish may sometimes appear "sweaty", that is moist on the. surface. They are, how-over, always firm to the touch, are nQ_t easy to break, and will leave tho fingers clean. 'Those taken fi^om stale fish on the contrary are always soft, easy to break and when handled will iaavo the fingers sticky. Tako a araall ploco between tho finger aijd thumb and if, ti leaves a sltdky^tooling, that (Isli is not good. Then, if there is the least sign of a ereeu-oolored Htreaki it is a sure slgia that tho fish was oithur slalo when cut Into fillets or had since been l;ept too long. This variety of fish will keep for only a few days when put under the best conditions, and, if exposed to air in ii warm place, will auickly develop small white maggots. A HUN AGENT I New "Vork, Aug. Ifi.-Ferdinand Schurmann, president of tjie Felix SchoUer Paper Company, a German owned corporation, liow under the control of the aU"n property costod-Ian,' pleaded gu'.lty in the Federal court today to an indictment charging him with having falsely claimed American citizenship so that his corpor ation might be permitted to import photographic and carbon paper from Germany prior to the entrance of the United States into the war. Special General MEETING  OF THE Great War Veterans Association IS AT OTTAWA Ottawa, Aug. 16.-His Royal Highness, Prince Arthur- of Con-naught, arrived here at 8,30 o'clock this morning. Several affairs are beinn planned for him. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Will be Held in the Club Rooms at 8.00 p.m. FRIDAY, AUGUST 16th The Pi'ovincial President of the Great 'War Veterans' Association, WILLIAM DYSON, will be in attendance.- Business of very vital ilmportanco will be discussed, and ALL RETURNED MEN Whether Members or not ARE URGED TO ATTEND 8.00 P.M. FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 1918. L empress! TONIGHT AND TOMORROW SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MAT. Irene Castle ' IN "The Hilicrest Mystery" introducing the best dressed woman in America. CHAPLIN'S ONLY RIVAL, HAROLD LLOYD In a Screaming Farce "THE NON-STOP KID" Alao Latest' Screen Kflagazine. A big show for the money. No advance in prlces.^ome early. COMING M'ONDAY "WOMAN AND THE LAW" COMING THURSDAY "The Price of a Good Time" SEND YOUR BOY AN IS THE GIFT HE NEEDS ^lARPBNS its oWn KADES AUTOMAnCAUY � \ WnuknMI \^ Black od Khmu Cmb 22 cents postage wiil deliver an Overseas by first-class registered � mail ===== Your Dealer will look after it for you! 6188930? 4752 ;