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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR- THE LETHBRIDGB BAUT HERALD SATURDAY, AUGUST Iberalb Blberta .V OAI AND WtkKLY L1THIR10QK HIHALD HUNT- INQ COMPANY, LIMITBO W. A. tntUtat tat Dlrtetor Tommc. JHu'imi imt Dtlly, b; null, par ......I WWklr, ty aaall, 1y, by tTB..1 attrf tt as> MH 4ktt7 xMrw fetal Amatl UM o( life- k Mr Minority to cmtliut THE PROGRESS OF.THE WAR. The BrUlth otfenilve la has developed rapidly and U extending IE scale la a manner as to threaten the entire German front herd with dis- aster. The- British hare advance 4 be- yond Albert, have captured Bray, cud ire threatening Bapaume, the loss of which would mean the collapse of the German line at (his point. The French offensive is tie Nojon district, and has reach- ed within a milo bl that place. The Chemm des' Dames positions of the Germans are aho being threatened. One. correspondent Is so optimistic over the allied drive, that he predicts a German retreat clear to the Meuse in Belgium before very long. other clllu In the vest The point niay be weil 'taken, but Mr. Sanawell ought lo Hudy'lhe" goTernbient'-oirned telephone systems In the west. They are nearer the mark tb.9 vesterQ peo- ple are aiming at In public ownership and vrhile these are much smaller than our railway systems, we believe they go a long way to prove that public ownership ot all utilities is feasible and not at all dangerous. Wo do not' believe politics enter to any appreciable degree into the man- agemenl! ot our telephone system. We believe we have a more efficient and up-to-dale telephone service in Al- berta serving a greater proportion ot the population than the east can boast, with Us privately owned Bell Telephone service. The people of the ifest hare come lo demand efficiency from publicly owned utilities and as a result they study the queslloa from that angle and the interest In the utility which Mr. Sandwell tears would be lacking in any scheme of railway nationalization. However, it is always well to hear the other side of the case and Mr. tour, of the tvest has had a great educational value. SPOKANE FARMERS FIX PRODUCE PRICES. When the farmers have.produce to buy they lake the prevailins market prfce, i.e. they take what .the other fellow offers. And when have something to buy they pay the mar- ket price, I.e. they pay what the other fellow asks. That's general? true, Jsn't it' Did it erer occur (o yon that the farmer la In a peculiar position in this regard? As a class, ho is the only man who leta the other fellow do all (he dictating. It is Interesting, therefore, to read of a district whera iho farmers organ- ize to get Iheir own prices.-Such a case Is presented at Spokane, where the farmers of Spokane county met the other day and set the price on peas A report of the conference, as published in he Spokesman Review, we are sure, prove :ot special inerest to our Southern Alberta far- mers: Eea growers of Spokane county, who met at Pairfield yesterday to con- peared'that the stampede department ted been responsible for most of the low, but investigation reveals that other committees also over-ran.their estimates. It iru the main object of everyone to .give-the public, the test poesibie thte' year'in.order to estaV the fair as a, permanent'institu- tion, and tha matter of finance Was lost sight' of.' -i V CAN HOLD A FAIR WITHOUT A DEFICIT. Study of the issued by tho fair board convinces one that the. blame cannot he laid in any one the real cause of the deficit was the zealous desire department to see that'Its'jider the "price at which peas should the exhibition was all contracted for by the seef men, money .speed.and everything scents to be well in hand to make the-week of Sep- tember ,16th succe.ist.ul, Announce- ments urging tho necessity of'the ap- peal bo Three (lead and'one dying, is the nPt mull of drinking fiont nt Straiiburg, Haslt., In whlclr Columbia and oil of bay Conned the chief PA SSIJVG UP TMB CapUJchn noujlass oj Tara is dead. Flight Lieut. John Meek, of Soulh- wold, was killed. Edward Charles Hayes ol Thames- vltle, was drowned. There has heen no dlfllcully In get- ting teachers for the Manitoba schools this tall. Kalph Allen Watson, three-year-old son o( Fte. II. A. Watson, a London soldier, was burned to death. The Salvation Army In a. coffee and doughnut drive in Chicago, which be- gan on August 12, netted 'more than A sudden death occurred at a so- cial at Odessa. Ont., recently, P.' Wood, "thelRoyal Hank in that village expired. A fire thirty 'miles >svest of Edmonton, destroyed the King George i Hotel, the drug store and the ice cream parlors. R. Rorko, D.S.O., of Iho 20th Battalion, has recently re- ceived the French decoration' 61 Chev- alier de la Legion d'Honueur. Girls who have entered the'Spokaue banks to take tho place of young men in the national -service are' to. be ad- mitted to. the study "classes pt the Spokane chapter .oj.iho American In- stitute of Banklng'riext-seEsic-n. In recognition of the 'assistance ren- dered the wounded in France' by the workers ot the Salvation army on duty there the TJnited States Steel cor- poration sent to Uio war work committee. -A senate bill providing to in- demnify Greece as requested by Pre- sident Wilson in a recent message to congress, for damages 'suffered by Greeks in the- South Omaha, Neb., riots in 1909 was passed by; the house and now goes 'to the Complete returns of the by-election in northeast Toronto for tne 'Ontario legislates indicate that1. Hon: Dr. Cody, minister of education, -was el- ected with a majority xof over Wm. Varley, the soldier-labor candi- date. The Butte Weesly Bulletin .has been advised by' the pulp and naper division of the Tvar industries ;boatd that It can not proceed "with'its plans for the publication' of; a daily -newspa- per in Balte "w ithout .therautHority ot the war Sntastrles board: v s-j Fprfselling-fipur 'srithout in one'.ppu'nd of .sub- stltates t6 four pounds ofrwireat flour, B. M. Parkinson, Itlra- hurst'Sast, tai bjen. ordered hy'the Canada Food'Boarcl fora pe'rlod.of seven" 26. yi Victoria 'city, council lias, ap- pointed Franlc M.' succeed C. H. Rust as city engineer following the tatter's rcsignation'-to engage in private practice in lon for the past five years Bar been assistant city engineer. t The American rights' to- numerous tiemy owned qper'elta's, many of which- have pop- ularity throughout the to grand operas, plays, songs and books, uave been taken over -by the govern- ment Royalties, from these" works, which have- fattened Teuton pocket- books will be inveated-lh Liberty Mrs. H..H. Saunderson, president ot the Winnipeg W.omen's Canadian wife of H. H. Saunderspn, a Win. nipeg barrister, died'- at the home of her Dr. F.-'B, Duval, aged 44 yeara. Besides her husband three boys and, one vive. A congregational meeting of adher- ents to Knox Presbyterian. church at Kegina was held to consider the resig- nation of Rev. WcKInnon, pastor, who has been -given laincy with tha Ualta- lion at 'Calgary. de- cided to accept Ihe'resignatlpp) Captain A'abott, of Regina, men tinned In. IHer; casualty list as killed in action Is probably the beat known alhleio.jn. Saskatchewan, anil played with the Victp'rlaMiockey team the year they won the-Allan cup. He enlisted with tho..6SlV" battalion and was twice decorated by the 'king. TO manufacture luses a plant ,waa set 'up In Canada by the Imperial Munitions Hoard, which developed into the largest plaut of Hz kind In the Allied territory and probably in the world. The average output of this 'acioff reached over fuses.each day. Tho following statement has been sued by the militia "Orders published at mil- headquarters contain notices of tho sentence Imposed of. ten 'years' penal gervitude upon stfilrtecn men "who Vero trled'by general courts martial at Toronto. arid found' guilty pt deliberate disoWd.liinc'e Seven -erieiny inmates', of prison camp at Koft Douglas, .C'fnh, vori shot hy'a gnafd aftsf they'had refused to obey an, order anri hadr'atlackcd 'guard wltli sloncif anj other' One o'fi woimiieil severely, said, but.iha hurli ofTlbeTiifi were mltitir. Tlio guard's- gun' luailail wltt England's birth rate is double that ot Germany. A. Calhoun! ot Calgary, city librar- ies, has enlisted In Iho Siberian force. Lieut. W. Kllbournc, son ot W..P, Kllhourne, ot Winnipeg. Is reported missing. A nitration plant IB to voied on by the ratepayers of Wind- sor. Mrs. Bertie Samuels. Belleville, U charged with aUernplinr, to commit snlcide. The need ot conserving peach seedt or pits, apricot cits, plum pits, prune pits, hickory nufj, walnut and butter- nuts for use in making carbon for j masks Is voiced In a statement issued by the gas defence committee of the United States armj. Some idea "of the magnitude .of these needs Is af- forded In Ihe announcement that 300 tons a day of this 'raw material are being used aad that the demand Is in- creasing. __ An estate of more than was left by the late James H. Wels- ford, chairman of the Leyland Ship- ping Company, who dle'4 in London, Eng., on May. 1. Some conflict ot in- terests resulted 'in the will being brought Into- court but Mr. Justice Horridgo of the probate division pro- nounced In favor 6i iiio document. U was stated during the proceedings that would be donated to the British Red Cross Society. .h lUwlioson Byng, bh lhe eitrerSe left wing, whkh are- encountering .Germans' It wemi tfltl tlia Germans are withdrawing MJore the armies Gencnjg Debou- Hirabarl and Maogin without coui- tains not to ioee contact with the troops while 'rellrfni. at Noyon, fteucti COWLEY (From The" Pinch er Creek Tlie'WestwInd club held a garden pnrty on the school grounds on tho 9th. A Euin'ot being cleared. praise 'is duo them as this to their first- attempt at anything since they organized. The primary room In the village school opened on Monday, August 9th. The senior room will open on (to 26Ui.. v, A number of the young folks In town took in the .dance at Blairmore on Friday' last. Mrs. Jas. Bird ,ani infant son re- turned frota Sunday. Mr. SIcDouga'H.of Fernle, B.O., ITM a vreek-end visitor in town. IVIr. and Mrs.. Laidlaw and Hisf Edith were la town on On Friday eyeniiig last Mr. Godsal a very interesting address con- sisting of- a -diary'' written by hii nephew on his escape, whiio a prison- er of war. Mr.iGottsfll'3 nephew and his Mr." Campbell, jamped from a wlUle, being .transferred MOTION I INDUSTRY--- WashingtOTl, iu? Tho motion picture its" bradches has been industry by the war Industries board. Chairman today tha'trthis action taken in line witb P'rbvb'' Crowder's ruling onoer the "work Of fighl" industry af- forded useful occupation, muD rnoM FMNT fj.ny Achlet Le Grand wa> reported'7 taken late yesterday after heavy fighting. Th; British advanced beyoni Bihoureourt. 1 At .the same.time the British were supposed to be still drivrna the confused Germans before them .east of Henln and further aouth at ,St Legerand Ervilltrs- Sharp fighting took place along the IrluXireylHera Road. The, Germans are ,eltnBing to Mfraumont, on the Anere riorth-" of Albert and are said to be" lighting desperately. German prisoners say that it was expected by them that" the British would stop at (he .Arrat- Albtrt Railroad and unexpected success against them had confused the German -N Tired and depleted German div- isions which have withdrawn' from the battle ai.nce August E, are being rusnea 'nick .Into the fight. Troops from the strategic reserve diviilone, which had been held fattr eotirvUr attack have also 'appeared along the front. British advance troops were re- ported at one time last night to: have reached Just north of Bapaume, but they were push- ed hack slightly by an .enomy counter attack. They are report' ed to be re-attacking this villsjf. The town of (he north, has been wretted from 1he Germans. Menace to Chemln Dames. Paris, Ai'3- Infest advance of General Mangln'i army, while not completely lurrtlng the Chemln dea Dames It gorlously arid, the of the German.'troops between the Vcsie and the; Alsne. re- mains lo mill lary observers f it la decldcfily .'against Noyon that Iho principal effort of the Krench armies at present being Is menaced Horn tho and northcasl, :fro.ni Iho south and tho erterny if reduced to flghlms fr6m ifs which .the guns are "t.wniendoiMr'flrt Along llin ivholo Af'tho tialtfc frohl Item Albeit to cbncy l.o Chalomi fighting been waged alniost cupeclally agalriat thn'arralos le at should be within Immediate reach of Morlincpurt but kilomelres (rcta the Noyon. ralivay iUtiou. t" Many Cannon Taken Wllh The British Arnjtes In France, Tiiay are still adT TIRES The Survival of The Fittest Squeegee Tread Ttres are now the only brand tires on the market made with hand- some Black Tread and Red Sides. Others, imitatmg Diamond in color cotnbtnatJon, have failed to pass the strenuous tests of quality demanded by actual service. quality they could not duplicate. v Thus always with imitations! Motorists who drove on Diamonds jn 1917 and previ- ous yeais demand Diamond mileage again iti such num- bers that our factories are taxed to For "Better Than Average Mileage at Less Thari Average a Diamond Dfetributor. The Superior quality Inner Tubes has neoer been imitated TheJMamond Rubber Ca Local Distributors Baalim Lethbridge, Alberta, Can. PRESBTTERUN Knox Church Corner 4th Avt. and tlh Street t. Rev, Capt-'A; H, Pastor W. F. Acting Paitor. Daring July and August the evening will be held at 8.30 instead 'of 10 a.m.: Boyi Department. 11.80 a.m, Btr Bliten' Bible Claw.. Z.09 p.m.: Big Brothers' Bible Claw. 12.15 p.m.: Other Department of Sun- day School' 4 p.m.: Clim- HETHODIS7 THE UNITED CHURCH OF NORTH LETHBRIDGE nev. t. J. Uodflnt, B.A., Parlor 1271 5th Ave. N, Phone 165> 10 a.m.: Class meeting; for boys and girls. 10 a.m.: Boys TMmrtment of the 8. 3. In the Hall. 11 a.m.i ncv. Wm. Biichonan will preach, 2.00. p.irT.: HcEinutrf and Primary De- of the S.3. In lhe Hall. 2.00 p.m.: Oirla Department of llio 3. S. In lhe Chrlrch. 5.16 p'm.: Adult of tho S. 3. fn the Cfiurch. x 7.30 p.m.: Mr. iVm, Wcsfcoll will preach. Topic: "An Excellent Covol- Spirit." N SALVATION ARMY and In charge, 11 a.m.T 3 and 7.30 p.m. Sunday Behoof 2 p.m. X6nday, Thumdsy, Sslnrdaj, 3 pro 7.SO p.m.. Corp Caded. Wednesday, 2pm, TJomo Ute Batlni aunnls .Tiic -Cilatft! Sani in alteniliincej Simday and 'Chun-Joy Everybody Wesley Church' Rev. Cragg! B. Pastor. Residence 32} llth' at S l .PhonesT Parsonage 404, Church Study 40S Claude'Hughei, L.A.B Mm. Director 11 am.'MornIng Worship: Rev. S. O. Bland. Subject? "Good Out of Evil." 12 riatn: isd Bible Class- 7.30 Service. Subject: "The Social and OutlpolT.for Canada-Today." Preach- ed Kev. Dr. ANGLICAN St. Church Cir. 11lh ftrerl Avi. Stuth, Rev. W. V. McMlllen, i.A, a. m. r.nd BI6U Cfawn, p.m. R'BNSONO Holy and }r4 BQD- dayi at S.00: 2nd and 4U Suudayt at SawJaTi at p.m., CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SCIENCE SOCIETY Hull lletk, 7th fttreM Service it 11 a.m. Subject: The Suniiay .School U .closed during July and Aiifciisl. 'Wetfneway Kutilnj, Teitlaony lag at t y.tt, The rendln; rooni is open wpt gflndayi atid legal holidays, frota J to B pim.'jMeiAllho niblo andnotsor- Izfil Ohrivtfan acicnfc may t.e reM liortbrftd or pttrchaied The public cordinlly InVfted to tend the church tcrvlces alu te visit the rcadltx room BAPTIST I irst Btpptt'tbnrefc Cor 3rd Ava. and fcth Bt c Batwr, Patttr. Services be held" morning ..evening Sunday Morning 11 a-m. Evening Service 7lJ B. A. Jtobertaon, of Acndla UnlTerad) Wolf vllle, N 9, preach atHh he I'aMor chH Baker will preach at the evening service Commufnon' Service will follow (he evening give a hearty InrlUtjon to ill to men with IB tkcte Cor 3rd Ave tt, Oliver L. nkMr 12 8-venth Strrtf South- Phone M. Morning, Sunday Schcw) ,10.30. Come and come early. Preaching at ll.JK.'- Christian EnrteaTffr-at (.45. IVcachlng1 PENTECOSTAL 303 TnCrfterrtfl it, M. Rev C M' tutor Ret. M7 M. N, Sunday, 73S pnl Tuesday and ThiiriKtayiT S p rn Evangelist n J and ijri Scott ass'jt ing i I A Htjrty U Ail, NORTH LETH'HIOOC HAUL I _r (Ute SIh Ava. N.'IliTilli-t Church; Speaker: .fohn' flt. N. Siimtny KchnOI 34 phi Evening 7 JO Etenlng Snhjccb anled Fdnno I Everybody ;