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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBFKDGE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 1918 (eft tfctalb Hltxrta DAILY AND WHXtV ,TME_PROGRESS OF THE WAR. The. British and Drench are both In offensives of consld- enjagi erabje. magnitude on the western front. The British this morning open- ed a drive along a front of eight miles of Arras In which they took the enemy by surprise, and captured Courcelles and other ImporlanL towns. The French are continuing their for- -ward-.movement in the Roye salient The French it rapidly men- acing tile German grip on Noy.on, and 'the British offensive is confidently ex- pected to enlarge' to' an'attack: along the 'entire front to the sea, an open tion 'which irill ba kept up with a series of attacks until the fall rains movements altogether. Premier Bonlen President the FdiittpW Journal says. It might be-mentioned that the-pcesldent ct the'United Stales Is debarred by the, constitution from leaving that.counlry during bis term, oj office. But. Is a sl.U mpre -imvwrtant differencft between the cases ol these two gentle- men which critics the. Leader overlook entirely, y The United States arnl Britain ,-are two separate world powers, If President Wilson should visit London, his visit would be analogous to those palJ, frequently to the cap Hal jot thb French governments. fs a "British country, anil so long as it is for- eign policy znuEt'be controlled from London. If we are to' havo anything an adequate yoicij m that control; Li U necessary for 'oar representatives to cross the seas and consult with the statesmen of Great Britain. It .would be quite as reasonable for the Leader to carry "on a campaign against the representative of JSaskat- chewan in the federal government for spending the bulk of his time in Ot- tawa, as it is for it''to object to Sir Robert Bordea's presence in London. As Mr. R6well pointed out In an ad- dress which he gave in on Thursday, the prejnfer is stiiylns In Britain because It is the unanimous opinion ol his colleagues that his pres- ence there Is necessary for the proper protection, ot the most Tital interests of the Dominion.'If he had consulted merely his own wishes, he would havo returned to Canada accord- THE-cHERRY-GO-ROUND THAT DOESNT GO. One flay'Gome -weeks ago the street car" system "advertised" that the merry go-round woold ran that after noon. It did rnn anrl. a. large ..number: ot I children Lake !to' I ride mCV. VQ _ SinwTiSatMiti we aaTen there bu tern mora -I Commissioner vt Premier Steirfrt fa making no mis take In hie polky of Tisilraj the var lou's: parts of the jrovince to leer In tB5ch4Trith the people, to leara their ind lo Ml up a sympathetic' na Uie government aad the people. His visit here should result In much good. Southern Alberta is a ?ocg from seat of the joTWBTMnt'and in the past there been roany times Then the lonth had yrotc-t acalnst ths pel- ter 'ot tha KOTeromeot because the flouth seemed to he passed over to (hi benefit of V the north. Houever, Pramjer Stewart has adopted Tflikn irill ifJpe out the line lot ween porth aad wrath, and if he coatinaes as he started it is very unlikely 1 there need he any cry pi ie'ctlonaliirm ing to Mr. Hpwell. The representative of all the other parts of the empire are still in London consulting with the British Cabinet. One of them> General SmuLs, has never gone back to South Africa in the year that has elapsed since tho last Imperial coundL Doubtless there are' some in South Africa who arc thatlhe general s placo is thero and. not la: 'Britain. Certainly .that dominion's domestic- problems require quite as close attention as oui: own His colleagues, however, are convihc ed that he fa rendering 'the best ser vice, not only to Sonth Africa, but to a Allied 'causa as a whole by stay E on hi London. How Is it possible to argue that SIl obSrt Borfen would bo helping Can i by breaking away from this repre- imperial council and leaving s without TOlce there? Those who etlng that he should arc tak ng a very narrow' and short-sighted lew nil .From mrme of them -we do not ex- ectranythlng belter Haying opposed le premier and the Union govern lest 'at every stage, they can always 5 counted npon to join in any cry htah.they think will result in poUti- advantage to them.' .Bnt hings aw from ncwspapere hlchjivere Inline with popular sen- menl last December, even :f some them did make a vere the ast to be lakeu on tho force will be et out within, the neit three mouUis. Lieut. Finn, formerly manager Merchants' Bank, at Vest Edmonton, has been ac> Ion. r ._ Kstimaitng the crop on a 27-acre field, one .farmer In South Oxford staietl that ft woultl roach'55 bushels Jt (was o the acre, while1 year, only CO bushels'. Hon. Walter Scoll, former premier of Saabatchown, stated at Montreal In reply lo questions thafhe'had'holin entions of the jresent.and that he return lo Regina belora theipring-of- 1819. Scraps from around sheila amounting .lo tons have been and worth Scrap ed is worth another a-year. John Blow, a farmer iu- prosperous circumstances residing1 at-Heathdale, wenty-five miles southwest of Youngs- own. Alia, .was, tound dead his led in his 5hacfe, on, Ihp .evening ot 4uptst 13, by a neighbor, Conrad Lee. Mrs. Warren O'Giivio, ji'ltp.o'f Ihe manager oi tho Eastern Hat-anil .Cap Company ol K.S., anfl.-her sis- tc-r, Mrs, Bonncll, wife of Dr.'Bonnell of St. John, were bile accident between Chance-Harbor and Pictou New Glasgow. t J Kly Kyler- was found-dead in the pen of the abattoir of the East End stock yards of body when found had beenl badly itrampled and ft is surmised that the hull which loose in the pen' had attacked the man. Detectives found 'traces ot'.blbod on tho head oE the animali'' James Cruikshanir, steep 1917, editor of the Reglaa- Dally -Post, has resigned his position dating August 24. Beforp coming to Roglria'hp was news editor of'the-Saskatoon-Daily Star and prior to that was, for four years with ,lhe S.'ikatborl the last tho Near as managing editor All-aliens In Car-.adrv of-enemy-nat- ionality over tho age of ll> are ow "required to register .tinder, the Hen Previously. ..the -re- ulatto-3 "q red pnlv aliens of my' nationality of iniUtajy age, Aid avlng no permanent place of rest ence or abode in Canada to register Minneapolitais mav get all the wood thev want by taking it root ink and .branch" tro'nTa 20-acre tract clanging to F. B.-Forsytb.iritar the ounty poor farm at Hopkins He said Lieut. Leslie X. Qurdou, formerly, ac- countaut of the Trusts 'Guarantee Co., of Calgary, died of wounds. Oscar ,E. of Wind- sor, has the proud distinction of hav- ing five members of his family serv- ing In Canadian, units. Local food' administrators an be- ing named for the Dltflns camps aud settlements .on-the .creeks Iu the sparsely settled .sections of Alaska. A Calgary parly mtde record motor trip to Vancouver, covering distance in 43 hours'. They went by way of Micleoo Spokane. Damage estimated'at about was caused .by-fire- wheu part of the warehouse 'and boiler house ot. the Prairie Clly Oil Worts, Winnipeg, were gutted. An offer of ftve-huadred dollars was refused by-William Gilbert, of Edmon- ton for. a pair of sows. Mr. Gil- bert wqn- many prizes for bis high swine at Edmonton, Saskatoon, Brandon and Regtna. fairs. Two drowning fatalities occurred at Winnipeg's beaches; the victims filler Ackeiman aged 17, arid Clarence Morley. aged..ll. The former lost 'his Hie at Winnipeg Beach and tba latter at Grand i At fourth death lo re- sult from thy. epfdemic of typhoid fever occurred when Andrew Day, for the past 24 years a, barber ot and _ former lesideat ot Drantford passed; away. A force 'of women necessary to care for all sick and .wounded Am- erican soldiers, must tie raised by July 1 Gorgas announced 'at. "Wa'shington. AVpmen with husbands fighting in France are permitted under new rules to become hospital assistants. Single women over thlrly-five are eligible also. Rufus W.-Sprague, director of the New York eriemy bureau, recommend- ed to the department-of justice that it intern. Gustave. Siahl, who served IS rnonlhs in the'Atlanta penitentiary for .falsely swearing, he saw guns mounted on tke-Liisilania before.she' sailed on her Herbert J. Daly, of Toronto, efficien- cy expert president of the H. J. Da'y Company of Ollawa has aai those Irom oilier parts of the Empire.' Everyone Is doing all 'pos- sible to war, anil I havo conw home thtt every aid we Possibly reu'der Is 'none loo muck'." Mh.vlor. rumors of the bebavior ol Canadian boys over there. Premier won applause when do- Uwt he was more proud of the Canadians than ever, and could Bay to the mothers, wives and sisters o! Ihe boys overseas that "I never saw a boy doing anything svcr there that his mother or his elsler need ho ;shsined of. not a single one." He de- clared the hoys had a good time when they went to London but "Ifl were soldier I would go to London whea I got a chance and Lave a mighty good time too." "Over Ihere they are training tho older men and the young boys to lake tuelr pieces at (he froni. Ona man out ot.every and U in the fighting Una or In training. That's the answer as to whether Eng- land and Scotland are doing their bit. We have reached nowhere near tbat mark." i order to get agon. behind tho band- P R Pd l.i Hi iv iiJI! Will ,Be No Reason in Future Te Complain of Lack of ,Wat-r Aus the Ijriga lion-fanner} of Coaldale and Chin- districts will have no reason lo com plain of shortage of water next season a The.C.P.R. have let a con net for deepen Ins ths'Coaldalo later aj canal and when completed It wll prirbablr have twice" Its present capa cltf. Mnsrs Canrmrns >nd Robinson who recently com pteted a fifty foot equipped with a gasolme- engine'-'and dredge, anil alarted work where the Coalriale lit eral branches from the main cana about .miles of tha cily It Is quKe a sight tc see the with Its attendant brut tloalln canal toward Coaldale. Th their plan with'electric lights and ara workiri rjlgbt and' complete their 1! mile contract before n NoTemhsr. Orjlnlies Board of The acliorf'of' Ibe CPR.'t'ln dolni away wlth.dnily train service on th has thdrbughly ,ar eased vlhcXttiKetris of the varlpti towns on line Tne nayinpnd peo- ple lhaf thDy-niclire- cemly' r hindred strong and brganliei' a good live board "bt trade with Ifi following ..officer i D ETaps I' 'Amierion, Jrr th abotjS'olflcirfs will be assisted ny rsproscaladte ejeciillvo i SIM jtlll never rest (III tli service 1S restored.v l- RdcArd firno of aTthousand acie block i'o or rmed for W '1'l 3- or SOUTH AFRICAN MAN SEES GRAND FLEET Hurt Equality.. Premier.-Stewart-declared that In his there should be equality between'the 'status ot the man .who risks his lite day in the fighting lines and those. In-civil lite behind, a statement which drew appliure from.the relurned soldiers the meeting. He .thought that In war every man belonged to the slate, and flat every man should glvo lo the, state as much of hlmselfs as the to carry on the .war. The premier then .went on to pay a very tine compliment'to tho woujeu ol England, the '.Waais', thoso 'who are doing iheirduty in the.mimlUonplants, an it Ihosa who arc oven driving am- bulances right on the field ot battle ta France. He saw. he a party of-girls' driving ambulances right in to the barrago during' i daylight raid staged when he was In "And he ..believed that it the Necessity arose those gjrls would sbonlder a musket They have their casualties as the men haye. "After, seeing iho women b the old.cpunlry and what they are do- ing to help win this.war your estima tlon of the Englishwoman goes up a thousandfold." VUlted fleet: Premier Stewart visited the grand by Sir Davld'Beatly London, Ayg. Bur- ton. South Afrkan mlnlkter railways and tW Onion rcprcun- Utlve to Imixrlal war cab- inet, has Just rtturned from a vis- It to tho grand dMt ind Iniarmt that no who has not actually th typical of all the Canadian boys'over yonder who when asked If they would like- to be' back home de- clared they would but they are to do a good Job of Frlti firit." Premier Stewart paid a trlhute lo Iho French peasants whose love of their homes has beeu .an inspiration to the soldiers ot the allies. Many'ot these old people he saw in going up to tho front Una to vjsit the Canad- ian division f.n the flrsl line; Among these were tho 31st Baftallo'a, all Alberta After in, nil dirt and grime, but cairyllig on to the limit of their fowers. (So premier de- clared thai his oninlon.o'f the Infantry man went up a thousand per 'cent. "When you looX at Jbaichap you be- gin to thluk that as'a pnvatecltlzen you're "a- pretty. Ity, and anything you can-'do for him on his return partly repay what ho has for-yoii during these years of. war." j --.f 'r Premier Stawari Iol4 of the reasons for tho spring anil spent two days aboard "Canada' commanded by CaptVWateon w-ho for :wo years before, (he war was naval attacho at.Berlin, and from him learn- ed many things abput the German sub- lerfuses.. abtnit this war. He met Canadian boys wllh the lleet and heard them eipr'ess, th'o hope :ljat, after the Var, Canada would Duild her. own navy in order that tho Iroys.who life oiipnrtunlty for advance- ment with 3 fleet: of'their own. Pre- mier Steu-art paid, ajiiqst TimgniUccnl tribute to "thp fleet and the great parl it Is taking In tills war. Imprtfrslon of Germans When ho'got to .Fraiicp ho got his first real impress ion '.ol 'tile Gcrmaus.j Ho had gono over not quite convinced in his own hiifid that thtfGermans wero capahlo -of' the. atrocities .charged to them. But one of the-first sights ho saw at he-visited a Canadian .hospital. which 'just two days before had been bombed. his own eyesijie saw every eridenfe Uiat-U, been, deliucrate part of the- Huns. Many parents and nurses had been killed. lie spoke witii nurees "from Alberta who had been through it. Tho Germans deliberately passed, up places of-' military import- ance to get at Ihe hospitals which [meeting. 'Mayor :i Hirdie i welcomed were: desig: which co deals dcclaral therein and with a that 'It Is arTsplutely.neces- sary Uial no peace pact he Into until tho boys ot the allies hayejaught the Germans what reil jtberty and de-, mocracy' is nndTKat-'thej'.cinnot- rule tho world Iheir qwn-way.'J President Mjriiochiof ot as ,.of "the ------'meeting.' Mayor 'i Hardie i welcomed Ignated. by a huge red cross Premier Stewart and.his co-ministers iuld'. nbt bo mistaken. "And' and believed thelPremter's Stowed in; now I think ot.lhe Gorman as a mad tent fan to visit" the parts of ilog that be put out of bus-line province was a fine exa'mplq. Hon. 'C n. Mitchell'spoke-briefly.-stating that Mr. Marnopn would liave a largo part In the next'yictojr Loan cam- paign Btiii ho hoped, tbut tbs people of eouthern, Alu'erta would support, htm 'as creditably in tho coming, dj.d in iness as-soon The .Canadians Premier Jjfowart thCE .went on to tell of The Canj adlan army for two 'months had been mostly held in reserve and bad been trained as. shock troops! "That's, the opinion held over there of the1 Can- Iho last.' upalgh-as.Uicy. djd in he tract 13 covered oak, elm nd tamarack. ,The only condition sti- ulated is that stumps: and e removed i Tho busiest man. in. een found. at TockeYihaml _where Her. _ Hewlett Are.ctpr.'. arish, has, asked _ the from illtaryr duty. for says sexton, school cleaner Igger Cooper aaid -he ouldn't get along without-Davis, the lemption was not granted, Detroit will soon be.known'not only is the "Hub of .but also ,f afuraft production." city Is manufacturing 32 1-2 per 'cp'nt.'ot all Iberty engines and at least one-third t the battleplane Llb- rly pngines vrill h? Sep- ember 1, and within four rncjilhs De- roit''w111 bp producing'50" complete lattleplanea Owing to. the pacifist, :xird agitation to change the-name .Ave- nue, a residential Parkdak-, TPronto, nas reached: aat the mayor announces" "ho will move in board'of control tbat the street in future bo called Lloyd George avenue or road, in Honor great British champion of Great activity was; In evidence at Inc. government labor bureau at Moose Jaw where a large number of men wero ticketed to harvest'fields, a number of soldiers from the military camp Bt Reglna being dis'pstched to farms. Between two'and .three hahdrRd harvesters arrived from Bastcrn' Can- :da, and have been dispatched along the northern lino district fs extepUoaally heavy. Cutting In the harveat fields has now begun In earnest' and' il- is selected by.Senator'.Robertson, aniag minister of labor lo act as chairman of the labor-appeal which will review -the the board of conciliation, in Ihe Ottawa Llectric railway Tlcv Dr C.karlJF0H Sfenart for pastor of St.' PSuls Presbjter ian church Winnfttg who left there five, years ago lo Uecoine'paBlor of tho North Reformed Ohurch "''at Newark, N.J., nas received a call to the North Presbyterian Church at" Buffalo, offer- ing a ialar> of 510000 Thomas wealthy .retired farmer .living at Denzil, Sask., has Kone back to the land at the age of 87 year's. He-has already "plowed 100 acres of summerfailPwNand'ls'stiU ac- tively engaged In'all jkinds of> farm work..He says he feels flnoVnd is out 'to win the war.' .Tas. D. McGregor, reporting'on the harvest .outlook and help, requi rcm ents in Manitoba says It Is estimated that men -required, of which number one4hird will be pro- cared In the province .through the re- gular, channels. These wiil.-be supple- mented by Ihe harvest clubs of savr enly towns and cltlea a present enrollment ot and'by..some Boy Scouts. The Jpial supplT of avail- help Is'estimated equivalent to .leaving 5000 required from, outside vince." PioiV expected that this week see op- erations general all through tho dis- trict. acres had been' last season, and, Mr. Man'gln planled the full thousand to wheat; finlshing.'seed- Ing by May 1st. Mr.'Manila binders cutting''and all who have scon this 'splendid crop "agree that it will average fullytwenty-five bushels to (he aero.'And' that 'K "some" crop for such a-dry scaspn as many thotisadds of acres fn .various of tno country are producing :mor6 tho seed. This record crop Is other dem- onstration of the valuV of gystematlc summer-fallowing atid (Icep plowing. Mr. Mangin fatfmaiod''lhpHerald that doublless for. this record Is du6 16 plow- ing -done on thfs'Ianri sfimc fPur or five years ago .by Company th'ey a Hepfh of flbout a siitisoll iifdw. 'splendid yield (rat another (fcrnonsiraffp'n oY the tertalnty of gnoi "--i'--1- ter governed Stewart learned on'. the trip. Tho premier staled'that it was. with some trepidation 'took the trip. He knew there was bouftd to be more or less criticism of IhpBo.who went. ha tbe onen who lave- the opportunity go-Ing across tho-water and of scelngrwhat I have seen absorb the lessons .they, can learn there it will redound to Hie benefit of Ihe people whom they, represent.''We have come back bettor cqufppcd lo, handle tho attcr-the-war problems of reinslating In civil llfe-lbe boya who will return from fone.'f Got tne Premler Slewarf'declired, that he went overseas having IB' rnlnd rumors' which he had heard In..this coaatrr, and on lioard tho'shlp'in which crossed, that probably, trie imilsh peo- ple were not dalnj their.whole (hare, thai this country was far from tho scene of Ihe fighting thtt probably we were undertaking mors than was necessary; lie alsflcrernem- bererj that there was peace'parly in Enfilnml which ft working for an eirlf closing of (he Bo he looked arannrl for the ajswers wien he reach- ed Ihe other side Aid found ;io declared ho was to that on