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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1018 TKE LETHBHIDGK DAILT tHAT SOK-IN-LAW OF PA'S Wellington 0nr5ED TO WITH H it f J> ftU0W.hrio REPOW1 rj HAERE Reducing the C.P. R. Grade Over the Frank Slide CARPETBALL The two old-time rivals, Court Units', A. O. P. auii tlie Moose, met In a friendly en- counter at tlie Moose Hall last evening, Ihe best two out o! ihree Ernies to decide the win- ner. Unity took llio first sauiu 11-5, but Mooao raptured tno next two by tlie score ot 11-3 anil 11-S. I' .Wlicn you hear a railwayman on this division talking about "navigating tho Dardanelles1' you naturally won- iler what he's .talking about. But when he explains that It is the way he and his brother railroaders describe the trip through the Prank if.ide you ilo not wonder so much, about es- pecially if you hare been' over that 1'articlilar piece ot the Crows' Nest Line. However, 'the saving is to lose Us meaning, for piloting a 'hog' hough It seemed a travesty on all en- gineering experience.fo expect it, the steam shovel did the work. The rock along side Hie track was loaded up, shipped Mid sold, and the grade over the Slide commenced to come through the Frank sliile is bcginnlnk to lose It is somelhlng lite the lion shorn. Headers of Tiu Herald will prou- .sihly remember a story -apearing in this paper u year ago last April tell 'ing-of the the -'terror of o 1 for fifteen years had been the night jnare of everybody from the 'brakie1 lo the 'suy'. When the Turtle Mountain decided, away back about, the begtn- iitng ot the century to EO on the ram- it ptckud-a'nasty place to.scal- ter its slid all railway track fora mile of its length, completely obliterating it. C.P.R. con- struction engineers looked at the.mess ami 'decided thai'the shorlesl way was the Ihe result that the obliterated Ira'ck 'was replaced hy'a track right over of Ihe glided The result was a two and onc- Iialt .per cent gra.de. and lor milch'profanity privthe part'of Iho trainmen whose dulyNit was'to pilot heavy freight; trains over the unwel come hump.' That .was when the phrase .'navigating the Dardanelles' came Info'.being, and expressive as It .was it .was 'none too much so. Tortuous Grade, For years the tortuous grade al tho Frank Hde sradc on Line belwcen Lethbrlilge and Ihe coast. Heavy freights had lo be It. Evon the pas- Benger. trains had to run for It, and in the'days of the Soo-Snokano flier it was tho custom to rcfuso to slop Jhe Ira in. in the tho.Sllilo had.pfie Cpfcfcrol.l tbok-chargo 01 at _'1M, f VI- AnAHnllnr iho Slide': a'n'd'. (fieri'- at 'his and lown. MacKintosh Finished It. Then Superintendent JiacKlntosh, Lvhoso choseit profession is engineer- ing, came "along, and he continued the good work with tile-result that Ihls spring the grade been reduced lo its lowest possible, figure, about one and one-half per cent., and It is no longer the controlling "grade on the C. P.tl. route.from Lethuriilge to line coast: A glance at the accompanying cut will show what has, been Pekin, Tuesday, August (Associated Chinese contingent on the way to join the allied forces at Vladivostok has reached Mukden, Manchuria, ac- cording to' announcement made here. soldier going into battle to sus- tain his magnificent ideal and writes Marshal Foch, in a letter American Bible Soc- iety, in appreciation of nearly a quarter of a milllon'copiea of the scriptures distributed among sold- iers abroad. PROPERTY FOR SALE LETH13RIDGE SCHOOL DIS- TRICT NO. 51 TENDERS'FOR COAL KOH house, luoiiern li gas. Central location, 50 ft. i front, facing east. Telephone 1914. nil SHOW MU.IL fg shown, about' above' Uie present roadbed. This-eight.feet.reduction re- presents .just the difference .between handling of big freight trains ann verj' expensive handling..But tho local Qnished yeL The grade is now. down to ils proper level, but the tortuous curves are still there. So the old steam shovel .is to be kept busy'until the .line through the Slide is straightened out, and when Ihe time comes "when the Letli- brhleo-Weyburn cijnnecled uj) and the C.P.li. begins to roule wheat to Iho Pacific coast-porla for shipment Rome, Aug. text ot the Kalian statement issued today: "fn the Brenta Valley we have'cap- tured tho village of Itivalta. Other detachment; have occupier! SaEso-Stcf- ani, lakiuE 3S prisoners. In Ihe reg- ion norlh of Col Del Ilosso enemy thrusts arrested by our fire. En- emy airplanes have bombed Treviso, wounding a child and damaging-build- ings slightly-. An enemy machine fell into the sea smith ot Venice. Klglit hostile airplanes have bjen brought down in aerial fighting. "In Albania on the-: lower Semini lUver to the heights nf llalitomorices, onr advance lines wore attacked yes- terday -by the Austrians. The at- .ack was repulsed. Wesi-'or Polnte .Montreal, Aug. strike vote will be taken at each divisional point ivjlllin the next three days among commercial telegraphers in the era- ploy of the Canadian Pacific Railway, according to a statement of members of their organization ivho are in this city and who have for some time lieen negotiating'Aritli tlie head office regard lo Vages and oilier condl oils of employment.' The operators" are asking an in- easc of tiventy-fivc per cent more an'their.oid scale and an eight-hour .y and overtime pay at Hie rate of FOR collage, halt acre on west arm of Kootenay Lake, 2 miles from Nelson, B.C. C. W. pleyard. Nelson. B. FOR modern eight- roomed house, every convenience, on' 13lh St. S. 54.5QO cash, or part easy terms. Apply Box S2 Herald. FOR house furniture j and lease of building in business dis-' "trict. Kooms can he rented to trans- ients. Owner on account of Dowsiey Land 202-0 Tuidcra marki-d '.'Tenders for CoaV will be received by tlie undersigned until noon, August 30th, 1918, for the- supply of. coal to the schools of the above district, for (he year commenc- ing September 1st, 191S. Coal to be of best quality screened lump, free from lione, slate and other impurities: i Farther information may le obtain cd at tlie olfico of the, secretary in Uie Central school. JOHN H. FLEETWOOD. Ad L Secretary-Treasurer our advancei jiosts was etire." roule'lhrough the Crows' Nes because the bumps Iriimniii off the pile of.rocfcs. precipitated into tho gap when Turtle. Mountain slid. Toulon, Aug. British pas OCR SAYS BJIJLB-l BEST PREPARATION New York, Aug. Bible .is certainly the beil, preparation that you .can give to an American When' ordering goods by mail send i Espress Sidney Order. to te acc ca3-por3 to Uvcrroo! via the Panama Canal torpedoed by a German, submarine an lu siihnupli the explosion tore a gapin w'H "hr np-cheanestand all wunnln her starboard side, the .n will be (lie cheapest ana all tho harho sel succeeded in reaching the harbp here yesterday. The U-'boat fired the.torp Ttic Lave liail Overseas Infantry can be chlisUJ Applications Kill also be received tor iiicn for the Artillery, Kngineera, Signallers, Quali- fied Slachinq Gun men, Army Jlc.dical Corps Service Corps. These lio'wover, will have forwarded to Oltawn' through District -.Headquar- ters, and Till laSe spmo.tlmo to' get a definite ruling on] Applicants should apply In person to. Lt. Ilardlsty, wlio will have tli'ciri rn'ealcalfy examined. AMERICANS' AGAIN. '150MB HUN POSTS ARE D1VKRTED TO 'WESTERN FRONT London, Aug. to' Daily. Mill from The Hague "It Is indicated that tome Ger. man units under orders to proceed to Finland by way of the :Klel Canal are .being to the Western front. According to.Ta frontier message Landwehr- in- fantry from the Rnennish Indus trial was to leave .for Kiel Thursday, was'held up and will leave for France soon.-ft Is not indicated that such'diver- sions will be extensive." A report from' I. Ixidla Is to the ef- fect" that Uranch Rickey, president of the St. Louis Cardinals, is a .strong contender, for tho leadership., of: the national league. SEALED TENDERS, addressed the Postmaster General, will receiv- ed at Ottawa until noon, on Friday, Ocloler; 1318, for tho convey- ance ot Ms on. a pro- Conlract tor .four 'years, six times pir on tlio-routd Hardic- >ilte and Lethbridge from the I'ost- fn'aslcr General's pleasure.' Printed notices containing further information as to condltiOTis of 'pro- pose il Contract may bo seen ar.3 blank forms of .Tender may be obtained at the Post Offices. of Ilardievllle and I.ethbrldge and at tho Office of the Post Office Inspector. D. A. TillUCE, Post OITice Jrio Post Office Insjicctor's Offlcc, Calgary, August. 23, 19IS. NOTICE The Lelhbrldge Gun Cluli has leas- ed' the shooting rights on the Eighteen Mile Perm I Is njay be had from JSS. Hose, W: S. Shover. Any ono shooting without a. permit will bo iiroseculed. Leihorldge, Aug. 23, 1318. 216-C Tractor Repairs :-We speciailzo In reljoring'gas tractor and .fitting oversize pistons and'rings; Wo have In stock at present pvcrsizd pistons for all ilopular: niakes gas Ford Engines Rebored- NIVEN Z1S 1st Ave. S. BROS. Phone 1732 .THE PROVINCIAL' DEPART. MErJT OF AGRICULTURE HAS OPENED A BUREAU BOARD OF TRADE OFFICES. UETHBRIDGE To secure and distribute' farm labor. Farriers -wishing to secure help should apply immediately to MR. J. A. WEIR; who has charge; of this tttt service. PHONE 1603 W-L KINM 1 jmcAi. WORS. I W.t. MoKenik Co. I PHOMCtV m Axs. J ,0ears and grates for all popular makos of cnglnos. of {he1 Lethbrldge Iron _ Works, i With The American Army In Auj.' (Associated bombing' 'air-- planes, few ovsr- Conilans; be- tween Verdun twice this afternoon .'and.' .dripped 41 bombs. Six bombs' were ed at making .dlrtct While returning from the first raid the American 'aviators wire pliraued by .German fliers. The enemy, turned bickj'when they got Inside the Amir kin line. The German weak and'Ineffectual. Dr.A.T.Spankle M.D., EYE, EAR. NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Offlco rooms 121-122 New P. Hums Building, Corner Slh Ave. anil 2nd St. East, Offlco Phone M2S4S .Residence'Phone JI2017 Interne and House Surgeon, Manhattan Nose and Throat Hospital, New York City, 1911-MU. Sf tclallst to Scho.ol Board .Tcil.Meredith'cc.j-.iiieteil on his first losing relay leam'.when.tho Slara and Slrlpes went down .16 .defeat.before a (liiartet of- Krcn'cji .-.runnotn .--at Iho Fourth of July 111 Franca. Ted started several yards behind'on the third (ay: but' Kller, ;n ihrVe-yanl lead. .KlW.r was ueatcn by on tho final drlvo DRAYING Of AHKtndi WesternTransferGo, Limited C, otnw Nursing Mission PURE FRESH MILK From tuberculosis-tested cows requiring such milk fV hables may 'ijo so dally. The milk Is free to those who cannot pay for at cost (6 Ihoso who can. THE RQY ELECTRIC Electrical Conlractins ot ill kinds; Agents tor-' the Famous Delco Light Country wiring a specially. SIS 4th Avenue v Box 3M Phone 735 FreelS Elliott Sheet Metal Works Expert Hot Air .Work rf Phone 1713 St. 9. Alberta AUCTIONEER Txing ejperlencft In stock ana- farm machinery. Sales conduct- ed in any part ot Alberta. P.LAVALLEY COALDALE, 'ALBERTA, For Dates and Rales Call The Dowsiey Land Agency, Leth- brldge. Phone 1809 SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIGHT TRAIN OR HOSPITAL CALLS, LETHBRIDGE HOTEL. CLOSED CAR PHONE .1324 Reliable Shoe Repairs' THE CITY BOOT AND SHOE REPAIR' SHOP J- H. LANGLEY, Prop. 403 2nd Ave. S., Phone 1131 Next Fire Hall i A mm m IT 11 BfilNG fitSOOS L. A. H. ROOM Baggage Transfer We meet