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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta POUR THE LETHWIIDOB fUtLY HBHALD AUGUST tiboe fteralo HMIOOI HIAALO I Street WOfflflflvfl MaBagtM mrtttot K tn wort per year by per by par yaar ta Battt e fwr Aally M sfiM of fjapon oxotfstwV osr authority to continue the sub THE PHOGRttS OK THE The British offensive in Picardy has developed rapidly and Is extending in scale in such a manner as to threaten the entire German front here with dis The British have advanced be yOnd have captured nnd are threatening the loss of which would mean the collapse of the German line1 at this Tfce French offensive is proceeding the Noyon and has reach ed within a mile of that The rhemfn des Dames positions of the Germans are also being One correspondent is so optimistic over the Hilled that he predicts a German retreat clear to the Meuse In Belgium before very other cities In the wast The point may be well but Sandwell ought to stridythe telephone systems In the They are nearer the mark the western peo ple are aiming at in public ownership and while these enterprises are much smaller than our railway we believe they go long way to prove that public ownership ot all utilities is feasible and not at all We do not believe politics enter to any appreciable degree Into the man of our telephone We believe we have a more efficient and uptodate telephone service In Al berta serving a greater proportion of the population than the east ran with Its privately owned Bell Telephone The people ot the west have come to demand efficiency from publicly owned utilities and as a result they study the question from that angle and take the Interest in the utility which Sandwell fears would be lacking In any scheme of railway it Is always well to hear the other side of the case and Sandwells tour of the west has had a great educational SPOKANE FARMERS FIX PRODUCE When the farmers have produce to buy they take the prevailing market they take what the other fellow And when have something to buy they pay the mar ket they pay what the other fellow Thats generaly isnt it Did it ever occur to yon that the farmer is in a peculiar position in this regard As a he is the only man who lets the other fellow do all the It Is to read of a district where the farmers organ ize to get their own Such a case is presented at where the farmers of Spokane county met the other day and set the price on A report of the as CAN HOLD A FAIR W1TK1OUT v DEFCI7 t published in he Spokesman Study of the issued by the fair board convinces one that the blame cannot be laid in any one and that the real cause of the deficit was the zealous desire of special Alberta far inerest to our Southern mers Pea growers of Spokane met at Fairfleld yesterday to con ot each department to see that ita gider the price at which peas should the exhibition was all thatbe contracted for by the seef money could make it At first it apdecided that six cents would be a fair peered that the stampede department kad been responsible for most ot the hat Investigation reveals that other committees also overran their It was the main object ot everyone givethe public the beat possible this year in order to estab lish the fair as a permanent institu and the matter of finance was lost night fair has been established once and we are glad to note in spite of a deficit this the fair board determined to proceed with more energy than ever for a bet ter fair next That is the right It only requires that care on the iart of the management to see that no department overruns its es to make the fair a great suc cess a financial as well as in a general The people are ready to support a fair and we give it to them without danger of a deficit It the management will only watch carefully the financial ar are ir THE CENSOR WOULD ONLY Many complimentary remarks being heard on every hand these days the of the Canadian activities as furnished by fred who went overseas with the party ot Canadian editors and who la now acting as the war correspondent for the Canadian LlTesays articles are finely writ ten and they tell In readable way the things Canadians want to know about what the boys are doing over Jnst ia this connection It raay he noted that the American does not teem to be nearly so strict as doea our Canadian If a certain battalion performs a particularly teat the number is and the home place of that battalion to stirred with pride In Ita It might be asked why the American correspondents are given so much more latitude than our Canadian re porters at the Surely if it Is not harmful in one case it Is not harmful to the If Fred Livesay were al towed to write his stories as he knows loir to write giving a little more detail of the troops taking part what fine pages of Canadian history would be flashed to the people ot the Do minion and how the inspiration stiffen Canadas war Wa believe the chief press censor should seriously consider THE ANO U hardly likely that many west trnera agree with editor of the Financial in his arguments against pubiiq ownership of iuch ot utilities as railways and MrSandwell Is careful differentiate between national owner ship of railways municipal owner aa it in price for standard The growers pledged themselves tq sign no contract until the committee had met with the seed County Farm Expert who called the pointed out that wheat prices would justify the in crease in pea contract prices and that some uniform price should be suggest ed to the seed Much of the crop this which is valued at was iontracted for at 4 It was reported at the meeting that some of the companies had suggested 5 cent contracts this Wheat waa worth 80 cents a bushel in 1914 and is now worth while peas were contracted at 2 12 cents in according to growers This would Justify the 6 cent price for Alaska peas and a higher price for the wrinkled the growers ar Grant Miles and Charles Holsten of and James Hays ot Wav were among the members of the committee appointed to confer with the seed men as to In case it can be proved that a six cent price is not the growers will accept a The growers declared that all they wished was a uniform price and a just price for both grower and The resolution to sign no contracts until a price conference was held with the seed companies was adopted un animously by a standing The manufacturer has always con sidered it his prerogative to set the price of what he Is the time coming when the farmers will exer cise their prerogative in the same manner T PASSING AN APPEAL has been offic ially announced that the Canadian Or der ot the Knights of Columbus will make a Canadawide appeal for finan cial assistance in erecting and supply ing army huts and chapels for the boys in England and The extensive work of order In the past necessitates this and It is hoped that every loyal Canadian will contribute to the success of this worthy Last under direction of State Deputy for the Province ot was collected In that province alone for this which has grown in un precedented This has made the Dominionwide appeal im perative to cany on this splendid and noble The effect of the morale the Knights of Columbus is bringing to our brave fighting lads in France and England from the contributions received from those who cannot is heartily The organizing force is working at top speed and everything seems to be well Jn hand to make theweek of Sep tember Announce ments urging the necessity of the up Iieal will be made Three dead andone the net result of u drinking bout ut in which Columbia ami oil of bay tonucul thu chief John nongiass oil Tara Is Plight John of South was Edward Charles Hayes of was There has been no difficulty In get ting teachers for the Manitoba schools this Ralph Allen threeyearold son ot a London was burned to The Salvation Army in a coffee and doughnut drive In which be gan on August netted more than A sudden death occurred at a so elal at when managerof Bank in that village A fire at thirty miles west of destroyed the King the drug store and the ice cream of the 20th has recently re ceived the French decoration of Chev alter de la Legion Girls who havfe entered theSpokane banks to take the place of young men in the national service are to be ad mitted study classes of the Spokane chapter the American In stitute of Dext In recognition of the assistance ren dered the wounded in France by the workers of the Salvation army on duty there the United States Steel cor poration sent to the Armys war work A senate bill providing to in demnify Greece as requested by Pre sident Wilson in a recent message to for damages suffered by Greeks in tmv South riots in 1909 was passed by the house and now goes to the Complete returns of the byelection in northeast Toronto for the Ontario legislature indicate that Hon minister of was el ected with a majority vof over the soldierlabor candi The Butte Weekly Bulletin has been advised by the pulp and division of the war industries board that it can not pr6ceed with its plans for the publication of a daily newspa per in Butte without the authority ot the war industries Fprsellingflour without substitutes in the proportion of one of sub stitutes to four pounds of wheat of River has been ordered by the Canada Food Board to cease business tor a period of seven commenc ing August The Victoria city council has ap pointed Frank Preston to succeed Rust as city engineer following the latters resignation to engage In private practice In Pres ton for the past five years has been assistant city The American rights to numerous enemy owned many of which have attained whistling pop ularity throughout the and to grand songs and have been taken overby the govern Royalties from these which have fattened Teuton pocket books will now be invested in Liberty president of the Winnipeg Womens Canadian wife of a Win nipeg died at the home of her aged 44 Besides her husband three boys and one A congregational meeting of adher ents to Knox Presbyterian church at Regina was held to consider the resig nation of McDuroch who has been given a chap laincy with the FirstDepot Batta lion at The congregation de cided to accept the Captain Lyman HlcW of mentioned in tHe casualty list as killed in action is probably the best known athlete in and played with the Victoriaxhockey team the year they won the Allan He enlisted with the 68th battalion and was twice decorated by the To manufacture fuses a plant was set up in Canada by the Imperial Munitions which developed into the largest plant of ita kind In the Allied territory and probably In the The average output of this factory reached over fuses each The following statement has been by the department of militia and Orders published at mil itia headquarters contain notices of the sentence imposed of ten years penal servitude upon thirteen men who were tried by genera courts martial at Toronto and found guilty of deliberate disobedience to Seven enemy aliens inmates of prison camp at Fort were shot by a guard after they had refused to obey an order to disperse and had attacked the guard with BS and other One of tho uH wua wounded it tvasi the hiirtu of Ilia wen The guarda gun uas luiulud England birth rate Is double that ot v of city Ilbrar has enlisted In the Siberian toted son ot ot la reported A flltraUon plant la to be toted on by the ratepayers of Wind Bertie It charged with attempting to commit The need ot conserving peach or apricot plum prune hickary walnut and butter nuts for use in making carbon tor KM masks is voiced in a statement iaaued by the gas defence committee of thtt United States Some idea Ot the magnitude ot these needs is af forded in the announcement that 800 tons a day of this raw material are being used and that the demand la in An estate of more than was left by the late James Wela chairman ot the Leyland Ship ping Company who died in on Some conflict ot In terests resulted In the will being brought intocourt but Justice Horridge of the probate division pro nounced in favor of the H was stated during the proceedings that would be donated to the British Red Cross COW LEY From The Pincher Creek The Westwlnd club held a garden party on the school grounds on the A sum of being Much praise is due them as this la their first attempt at anything since they The primary room In the village school opened on August The will open on the A number ot the young folks in town took in the dance at Blairmore on Friday Bird and infant son re turned from Coleman on of wat a weekend visitor in and Laidlaw and Mist Edith Baines of were in town on On Friday evening last Godsal gave a very interesting address con sisting of a diary written by hia nephew on his while a prison er of Qodsals nephew and his jumped from a while being transferred MfftW Rawlinson wWch are encountering it wat the Oermaiu are withdrawing the of Deben and Mangln without now apparently feeing Mtis while shoulfl immediate reach ot Morllncmirt but lw6 MloAetres the MolHtf Oilftftttffr TittAM With The British In large number oi including complete of howlttew and trench mor tars have buan captured by the British north of the Immediately south of the rtver the British have vfitvD tftkoii tWolfjh j the little Mtntcafip an4 The village of two miles fetid A north of jyH IwiwllttfiAilhW f0ft4nVCl by fllG twFMi i offc trotif AtlfUT BMt In two and a halt Sflei of on the British are re ported to nUVtr fetcnad flfllnii MM ot on the 06jml southeast of are in he outskirts ot farther south and haVe captured two miles of are still TIRES The Survival of The Fittest DIAMOND Squeegee Tread Tires are now the only standard brand tires on the market made with hand some Black Tread and Red imitating Diamond in color have failed to pass the strenuous tests of quality demanded by actual They imitated cokw quality they could not Thus always with imitations Motorists who drove on Diamonds in 1917 and previ ous years demand Diamond mileage again in such num bers that our factories are taxed to For Better Than Average Mileage at Less Than Average see a Diamond The Superior quality of Diamond Inner Tubes has never been imitated rhe4ttamond Rubber Ca C INDUSTRY MOTION motion picture its branches has been recognized atf an essential industry by the war industries Chairman Baruch announced today that this action hod been taken in line with ProTOsfi Marshal General Crowders ruling under the work or fight the industry af forded useful Achiet Le Grand was reported taken late yesterday after heavy The British advanced beyond At the same time the British were supposed to be still driving the confused Germans before them east of Henfn and further south at Sharp fighting took place along the IrlesGrevillera The Germans are clinging to on the Anore north east of Albert and cald to be fighting German prisoners say that it was expected by them that the British would stop at the Arras Albert Railroad and unexpected success against them had confused the German x Tired and depleted German div isions which have been withdrawn from the battle since August are being rushed back Into the Troops from the enemys strategic reserve which had been held for later counter attack have also appeared along the British advance troops were re ported at one time last night to have reached just north of but they were push ed back slightly by an enemy counter They are report ed to be reattacking this The town of just to the has been wrested from the Menace to Chemln des latest advance of General Mangins while not completely turning the Chemin des Dames menaces It seriously and the fate of the German troops between tin Veale and the Aisne re mains to mili tary observers It is decidedly against Noyon that the principal effort of the French armies at present is being Nyyon la menaced from the northwest and also from the south and the enemy is reduced to fighting from its left from which the guns arc pouring a tremendous fire Along tlui whole of the battle front from A Dim tci Coney CJhateau thtt fighting hits been waged almost fur uxitMlully against the armius Local Distributors Motor PRESBYTERIAN Knox Church Corner 4th and tth Street Pastor Acting During July and August the evening service will be held at instead of 10 Boys Big Slaters Bible Big Brothers Bible Other Department of Sun day School i Chinese THE UNITED CHURCH OF NORTH LETHBRIDGE Paator 1271 Sth Phone 10 Glass meeting for boys anil 10 Boys Department of the in the 11 Buchanan will Beginners and Primary De partments of the in the Glrla Department of the in the Adult Department of the in the Westcott will Topic An Excellent Covet eous SALVATION ARMY and offlctra In 11 3 and Sunday 2 8 Corp 2 Home I Mfe Having Scouts and Gunrds The Citadel Band in Sunday and Thursday Everybody Welcome METHODIST Wesley Church Residence 32Q llth Phones Parsonage Church Study 408 Claude 11 Morning Worship Bland Subject Good OutOf 12 noon Bible School and Blbje Class Subject The Social and Religious Outlook for Canada Preach er ANGLICAN Cyprians Church 11tn Street and Sth Canon Rector Sunday Scheer 3 EVBNSONO Holy and Bun days at 2nd and 4tb Sundays at 11 Sundays at 4 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHRlaTIAfl SCIENCE SOCIETY Hull 7th Street 8un4ay at 11 Subject Thu Sunday school ID closed during July and Wednesday Testimony meet tag at 8 Che reading room is open daily ex sept Sundays and legal from 3 to 6 tho flible and author Ohrlstlan Bcienco literature may be foovroWad or public is cordially Invited to at tend the cburcU 9 visit tiiy roadiot BAPTIST First Bsptlst Church 3rd and tth 8t Services will be held morning aim evening Sunday Morning 11 Evening of Acadla wjll preach atvthe morning Paator Baker will preach at the evening Commuinon Service will follow the evening Wogive a hearty Invitation to meet with ua in these ChrbtiM Chunk 3rd and Oliver Patter 612 Seventh Strot South Phone 602 Sunday School Come and come Preaching at Christian Endeavor at Preaching at at PENTECOSTAL PENTECOSTAL AMIMBtV 205 Thirteenth Pastor SB Ifth Services and Tuesday and 8 Evangelist and Scott f A Hearty NORTH HALfc QOSPIL Late 5th NBaptiftt Church Speaker John 835 13tU Sunday Kchool Evening Subject Qodi Found everybody ;