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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOim THfi LETHBRIDGR DAILY HERALD MONDAY, AUGUST Iscralb letbbrtbge, Blterta DAILY Prayrietara PublWwn CM I LETHBKIDGE HSRALD PRINT. INQ COMPANY, LIMITIC HI Wi Lttkbrldffi W. Prwldnil and Manning Director Btulawi 1153 ear. tsr -sei delivered: per Duly, by per ywr by mall, trtly, by par ot of s dsOly OB ot to contlnns ths called. The soWty of Prussia to produce the substance -which would substantiate .the .claims made by It Is being put to the test; aad the claims themselves are found to pos- sess small solid backing. Thoujh the Germans hold csrds by no means ot tthe weakest, yet the jtrenslh of their Is proving loyally Instfticltnt The morale of the Allied nations has so far proved superior to all the st- acks ol the and dSptomaUc jfluences which have been utilized n the attempt to break It und there 3 Itttlo prospect that the Germass can longer maintain the pressure, lu point of fact, it is now the turn ot he Allies to substantiate their claim :o be able to win the to obvisld ,he deadlock to which Germany's fail- ure might conceivably rise. Such is tho character ot the polit- ical game that the demonstration by ihe Allies of their determination to detest Prtusla and ot their ability :o do It might, the Teuton bluff hav Ing already been called, result In the THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Tho general advance ot thB British on Bapaume and the French In the Noyon district Is being continued. The British have r.oif possession of the Bapaume-Albert road, which will mean ihe fall of Bapaume very shortly Gambles Is also being threatened. On the French front Is'oyon Is surrounds and has practically become untenable lo'r the enemy. The American advance on the VeUe farther southeast ha ir.ade the retreat of the Germans from the Vesle front a necessity. throwing In of the enemy's cards ani! the conclusion ot the war. without the necesiity for fighting to a fin ish. Whether that end be attained or not Is immaterlr.l to the Allies. They ire prepared to see. the thing through to the bitter end. They are not bluff ing. But the value of attaining the ultimate object ot the war withon having to Incur the cost In men, ma terials ar.d monsy which the fighting of it .oat must entail Is sufficiently great tc Justify the political use ot th' Allies' military advantages much a the poker player with a strong ham uses it in his game. 'PICKED UP TOM Lieut. P. J. A. Andrew, who enlisted la Calgary, has been VUled la action. Lieut Hugh Holies, son cl Dr. New- man W. UoylN. K.C. LL.D, of Tor- nto. has been ktUed In action. Xo application for, permission to ibtaln sugar for feeding bees will I loasideted until after September 1. Captain Oswald Korjley, R.A.F, son of the late Sir Victor Horsley. was killed near Wokinghsm, England, ly a fall from an airplane. Frank: J. Ap- John, of Edmonton, of the law firm of Short, Cross, McLean Ap' John and MacDonald, has been illled In action la the recent fighting Mrs. Martha A. Lewis, who crossed [he plains from Indiana to California In 1S50 and later went through th< Indian wars of Eastern (yegon, I: All highway, road and.street work eicept that necessary for. war vorl purposes in the States west of thi Rocky Mountains is to be stopped in thirty days in the of fuel con Eervation. When King George recently vlsltei an aircraft factory he surpriiJ everybody present by warmly gree' Ing one ct the women workers, wh turned out to be a daujhljr of Ih UuSe of Portland, and had been work Ing incognito for a long Urns. Pat Sequin, of Boston, a star hocke player, has been' kjlieijfi action wit THE PROVINCIAL CABINET CHANGES. It must be confessed that tho sud- den change in the provincial cabinet announced pn Saturday has been re- ceived with a certain degree of satis- faction Hon C W. Cross, aUoraey- general, had tome oulltvd his usefulness He had iost the confi Wp dence ot Uie people of this province even before the events of last fall he was most active against lies permit ting'the Central Puwera to hockey circles b think them weaker in the military sphere than they actually were. .The measures adopted by the Entente, to strengthen its armies In the- early part ot the present year were Justified by the gravity of the situation. But there Is some reason to think that was led into believing that much greater The results ot than it actually was. that miscalculation are now cvident- Germany has used up reserve forces Union Government, and was bat unaonbledly suggested by !y conceded to te the organizer intl-conscnption fortes In the west1 Following the result of. the general "lection it couM aot but be that he "would be a source of weakness in the provincial cabinet, and confidence In the Stewarl government-frill there- fore hi the stronger through bis re- moval, t Premier Stewart now oppoij- tunity to reconstruct his cabinet, and take Into n some member who is known to be In sympathy with his policies A member capable of a sym pathetic'understanding of returned soldier problems win no doubt be chosin, for tho nremier lias announc that the great problem of tbe gov- ernment durlngrthe next decade will have the re- turned soldier once more Into cMI life. And that its work witn which the oatand-out politician has little sym pathy. THE GERMAN BLUFF IS CALLED. So powerful an influence In the successful conduct of: the war Is the morale, determination or wfll-to-vic- jory of both soldier and civilian that bach of'the combatant alliances has devoted; and -wlircontlnue to devote much energy, to the task of convinc- ing its opponents that they cannq win. From the very beginning of thi struggle there has been a large ele- ment of what Is commonly kriowa a "bluff" In the political attl'fudes o Teutonic and Kntenfe. Alliance But statement la properly called "blnft" only when it lacks that back ing in fact which makes it impos- sible Into action. To bluff in this maaner Is. doubtless tbe real art of playing the game ot poli- tical and diplomatic poker; but there h always the danger that tbe bluff may be called and the game lost .But when one of the players has the ability to translate the factors upon which the apparent btulf Is based .In- 'to stern realities, the game becomes one sided element of this pervades the Allied acllorij that It3 enemies would be as .much', exhausted as itself if the results attained -were Indecisive Similarly" the enlarged military programme of the Tjnited States ad ministration is probably calculated to produce a powerful effect upon political opinion in Central Europe and thus to.aid the break-up of the Teutonic Alliance Jt is not in any sei.se a it is a serious pro- position -which will be translated into fact without undue delay But tha which attends it? adiance- menL, and the advertisement of ita probable effect upon the fnture course of the war, serve a political purpose Independent of the main end which it contemplates. In thus demoustratlog their strength, and evlnclag their determin Lion to make the utmost of It, the "nlted States ere bringing to bear pon the people of'Germany, Austria, fore he came to Boston to lead th Arena hockey team in 1916-16. John T.llusgrove, a resident Canmore since 1S93, accidentally his death at the N7o. 2 mine of th Cahmore Coal Company. -While supe Intending tho repairing ot a moli pump he was struck bra runaway c; and died without regaining conscion ness. Siberia Ethel Hays, cashier'ot tl Millionaires' Club Cafe .at Sppka: waa granted a'divorce from Thorn R. Hays, known in many Canadla cities when she told Judge Hunek th her husband had threatened to thro her out of the window two wee after they were married at Ban if 1915. Helen Hlggins of Ottawa, formei an employe of the estates, branch the department of mllitja, ;was senten- ced to two years In the Mercer refer matory on each of four chars65 of forging endoreation to militia depart- ment cheques, to 'which stie guilty. The sentences are to ran coa. currently. __ Licut.-CoL E. M. Maciay, of the British forces, court, martialled some time ago for detaching soldiers..under bis command to act gardeners ant chauffeurs for.his dismissed from the service.- Emilie Grigsby'wes.one of his women friends benefiting by the colonel's good nature In that she got two soldiers as garden era for her place near London. Capt. G. Amsden. Toronto. 5 been killed In action. Mrs. Richard Alston, a resident of innlpeg for 3i yeari, dead. Flight-Lieut. John Meek ot St. homas, was accidentally killed In agland. Major T. D- Rinswood. who be- re going overseas was an artillery structor at Kingston, cas beea klil- d in action. Ueut. Claude Stiver, of Toronto, bo before enlisting was secretary of je B. C. Life.Insurance Co, at.Van- ouver, has been killed In action. Nelson Red Cross will not hold shy more leas or .raffles. .Nelsou TO giving a little over fl.100 a month o the society iff tegular contributions nstead. Margaret Lequelle, of Toronto, al- hough only 21 years ot age, married vo times to tho lest seven years. She was'sentenced to three years In King- Ion Penitentiary.' The Duchess ot Rutland offers io araw the portrait ot anyone who will contribute ?500 or- expenses of her hospital for qfficera at her house, in Arlington street, and or the Red Cross Sir Thomas White, minister of fin- ance, announces that he has arrang- ed with the British authorities to pur-. this year's salmon pack of Brlt- more cordtd tone ot political tecond opportunity In the winter of 1911 -when people revolt- ed UM shocking political SQUib- under most uofavorable con- ditlOBi.a Union coverament was form- M. Idea of Union toveroment was (rMt and noble but was manned by incapable ot to lit Dr.' Bland gave credit to ish Tho amount of imanny required iflll be eight or nine million dollars, which will ba furnished by the 'government out of the. pro- ceeds ot the A'icjory loan. UEUT.-COL. C. STARNES REJOINING R.N.W.M.P. C. Slarnesi who has been acting assistant provost- marshal here the past two month? will retire during the coming week and re'.urn to vrork in tie west as superin- tendent of the R.N.W.M.P. He wilt bs succeeded here as provost-marshal by Capt, Livingston, aciing deputy pro- vost .marshal Coi. Starnes, who is a French'-Cana- dian, was loaned "to the provost-mar- shal's service two. months ago, to take over the work here, when Major Phil McKenzle resigned. both Sit Robert Borden and the. oppo- sition; ;the latter he considered was shabbiljf treated. He called down the Times Election Act in unmistak able- terms. 'Third Opportunity. opportunity Is now before Canada. '.While the Union govern meat.has done many good things and Is a.'more efficient government than cither ot the old parlies could have supplied, it has not the confidence o. tho people which will enable Canada to ploy a worthy part. It Is still dls suspicious and lack Ing. leader Canada Is full of mil llonalres made from the. Union government'has .not ye mide'H clear to the people ot Canada .hat it has broken away from the con troTot capitalists. Tribute to U. S. Dr.-.Bland paid a high tribute to th United States in their general attltud lowarii the war, saying that their v gor and devotion far surpasses thi of there may be foun glvlag free-, firm's.hav glyen their protlts but we have given! few' examples ot such In Dr. Bland laid special emphasis on the fact that Canada is destitute of leadership In church and 'politics, men whoso life and character would quali- fy them to speak high words aad stir the people to the best that is in them. Since we have not such men, we should, get together ourselves, tor Canada Is dlvidci In- every war, with growing differences. These will be- come greater after the war if some ef- fort is not made now to overcome them. Thus Canada' Is at present full'of. peril. _This Is our. opportunity aside selfishness, and profit- eering and to think only of the com- mon, good. If' Canadians cannot pro- ducte a leader, then they should get together without one.' In the morning Dr. Bland spoke on the llth Chapter of.'SI: John from a very .broad .viewpoint, dwelling upon the'-- necessity, of sickness, and the need for both trustful and critical peo- ple in the church and giving a brighter hope .to those" who have lost their loved ones on the battlo'field. 'From Cardslon, Aug: provisional toard of directors for the new lal unit met on the 20th Inst. in ac- cordance with the call made liy the provincial board of health from whom here was a worthy representative In the person of Mr. H. A. Wntston. the neit evening ani present lie re- solution. This was duly held and It was'decWed by tho directors that tor the purpose of giving.permanency and adequate support to the hospital here, It would ba best to accept the offer raade despite the fact that the sharo holders would not set back" their money. The property purchased Is Ideally located In Lot Three Block 34, "Cardstpn 17M only a halt block from" Main street and facing ths Blood Reservation on. the north. It Is on high ground with -excellent drain- has Ihe water and lights and thus all the the town affords. While practically Isolated it Is still central, convenient and readily acces- Ideal location from every point ot view. Tho house Is also well planned with a nan and stairway In the centre; hai Of pres- lwslve ,ar.0 i-cludins an up ent: -Mayor- J3. Pitcher, for Card ston, Mrr-li. B, Kellcy for Spring' Coulee, Mr. W.; q. 'Smith for the' southwest, and'; J. Johansen, ot Woolford, for south ating room that Is seldom excelled In buildings specially planned tor such purpose. Some changes will be neces- sary as I ho rooms may be loo Urge for those desiring private wards. Tho Cochranef municipality should Few people reallie and U Is certain have been represented by.Mr. V. trom tho discussion had at the orean- Slewarl, hut unknown tlMm reterrcd to above, that come do he did not appear. Sir. .Martin (to hard work, the re- as the local M.P.P., .was also present and the difficulties which by request of the.departmom. As Mr. i'Ss sent, to eitect the organization''that was tho first matter pt business disposed of and Mr.' W. G. Smith, of Leavitt, Wai elected Sir. H.' 1J. Kelley of Spring CoulSeY secretary. These offi- cers ata -to'Vserve-Tpro tern until-the vote is takeifia'the' district. ExplanE'.ion ,wds made by the or- ganizer thit eacti bospltal could elect to br.'erect suitable ac- :ufgaria and Turkey a moral in- luence wnlch may go far to convince hem of tha hopelessness of the truggle. Were the stated .Intentions ot the United States unsupported by convincing 'eudeaco ot their abfllly to carry them'Into effect, or were the steps necessary for that purpose to be delayed, there -would he an ele- ment of bluff in' ihe- situation. But the United'States has'laid Its cards on the table'and has conclusively es- tablished its ability to fulfil its mill tary programme. John B. Carruthers- ol Ottawa, I giving Queen's University to found a scholarship in science In mem ory of his secotd spa, Major Kennel urpee Carruthers, O.C. 20lh Baltery th Brigade, C.B.F., killed'In-actio Passchendaele'iast October. Mr arruthers1 father, the late John Car uthers, gave the "University.Ita firs clence building, known as Carnither lall. After serving five days -ii war. sltaation tbHday, FreejPrtta believes. the Winnipeg Germany has Packet of WILSON'S FLY PADS rtlU Kill MDREFllfS THAN OF ANY STICKY -..'CATCHUP Cleiri to handle. Sold by all Druf jUti, Grocers and General commbdatipp foyithcipatients of each munlcipalityJlTheri'were plans'raailo by the.'department for different hospitals, the cheapest of .which cosl some eighteen'thousand dollars and was a frame binding' as speclflcd Under the conditions here ho thoughl ho wisest cpursexould be to purchase he property of the Cardston Hospital jim'lted.'-'tiut ll-wia a matter for the ocal .bba.rd to decid' After considerablsjdiscussioa a re solution yas passed recommending thi purchase of. the 'local hofipital at thi iirice of six thousand five hundrci dollars.'-'. L The only officers of the Cardsto: tiospital Mr. C.--W. Bur and Dr. C. M.- Fletcher, president an manager respectively. These gentle- men pointed the offer mad would the stock holders the and all that was desired was to retur without Interest .or" .dividend the bar capital put into.- However, the pr visional' bbard '.would do no 'bette and the'above, officers staled- tho a meeting of the dlrecto: GOINQ TO. COAST. Winnipeg, team Argos which WrJ. Finlay Is taking the Pacific coast in an effort to.wre the amateur lacrosse cbamplonsh from the Coughlan team, W.IJ1 jea here over the Canadian way Sunday night The party mil co sist of fifteen members. Games will played next Saturday and Lal or D.i September 2.r 'v have faceJ the public spirited, cltl- ns who started and continued tor e good of Ihe suffering, the Car'dston ospitat. Limited. While It Is to.be gretled that those who have night tho stock In-order'.to help out worthy and much needed institution, at these largo hearttd citizens ot get back all their money, it is ill attaining tho end sought in tho establishment of a per- lanenl and suitable place for the ealmcnt of all cases needing the est of medical aid and nursing. The property it is proposed to buy ncludes the land 100 x 2CS.feet (wortli thousand dollars) the twelve- oam building which a recent estimate y one of the leading lumber, firms laces as worth to-day, and hbs- ital equipment of somo flfteen hun- red dollars, Surely the re- Idcnts are gceling good value on tho lasts proposed ot when the pro- lerty aggregates as the present lay worth. All the officers of( the present corn- may have given their timo and their abors without recompense and have proven by their devoted service In tho of humanity tii'at they have becu lolng their bit at home. Mr, D. A: Ca'mpbell with Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Ward, ot Rochester, N.Y.. spent a' short time in Cardstoh this week looking over the district and noting Its general'conditlons. Mr. Campbell is an Inspector tor the Associated Mortgage investors and as oria of the capitalists irovins if.riie in-- terestsj'n.lhe west, was duly Impressed' with' the favorable conditions prevailing In this pr.rt of Alberts, though' it Is nn "off" year. The beautful temple, through' which they "were ehOWn by Mr, J. Y. Card, with Mr..Baxter as'the sdperiHtendent In charge, pfithe work, was-also most highlyfEpoken of by these visitors, Np city In Canada has a bulidlng of like architecture or I -few.iin- deed are the people who 'can visit it without being deeply impreesjd by Its simple beauty and chaste de- sign, aad wonderful symmetry. Denounces Polities as Played in Canada, and Criticises Union Government In a most frank and stirring address last night in Wesley .church Bey. Dr. Bland brought to hie hearers "some awakenors regarding conditions In Canada which -woJld ranse alt think Ing Canadians to ponder, and ottlmes to agree. No one could doubt that Dr.. Bland was actuated by the'most patriotic, motives In his dlscossjon on "Tho Political, Social, aa'd Rellgirius Outlook for Dr. Bland tliin'-cs that Canada, has three great opportunities, two which she has failed to grasp and rict Jail on charges of dlshirb'Bg !i tho third one which is at present be- fore her. In tho opening week-ot tha war Canada In her.first patriotic fer- vor rqso above th'e: partlsaaship-.and trickery which hut instead of keeping'at this she became filled with men trying by wholesale to coin money out .of- the soldiers'and the war) resulting In nn jxrulatently and cleverly, since long before, thft war, set up a bin if bated on" its military Invincibility, Us eco- nomic efficiency ntd its scientific -whldh has been very widely regarded' as based fa reality. For four, years the German government endeavored .Id maintain the bluff utTlfrlng for the purpose meth- Vhlch have out- raged the moral tense ot the tlvlllzed world; A'nH''i 'Urge measure' of sue- MM his attended lls efforts Mil- of peoplt who, to them. Mires, won Id have Instinctively con- demned PrnaslanTCTTl ind resented the Claires ot fcuKur, bare-JiesltRtcd to do so of the legend o' ID TihclbUlty 'and efficiency which h.iq impressed thum almost against their ''Bit now the German tluff ts being (Canadian Press Dispatch from Renters Londqii, Aug. combined part of Journalists from tralla and XOT Foundland Is tourln the war.aroaa Bnd the Inilustrjal cen- tres of Scotland. They were_dined at Tfhca tie lord provost de- clared that erco If England drops out of tho war Scotland would fight un- Hi VlctorlouJ The long expected Itst of awards and mentions In dispatches by' Gen- eral Bcfha..ln connecilon with, the German Sonth East Africa campaign of 1914-15 has been publlahed In the London Gazette aad it Included over 1000 appolnt.nica'ts..to the Order ot the Bath, and St. Michael and St. George, as well aj military decora- lions. A aotcworthy' feature Is tho number of names of Dutch South'Af- ricans r eace in connection with the. demon. trations before the. While House, 23 members of the National Womjn'E larty were rcie.ised froni custody. The tomen had been senteuced to serve 0 to 15 days each, but. the 'court re- iuced the sentence 'to five daya. The irisoners had been qn'a hunger luring their confinement, and Miss Tulia Emory, vtfs said to be in a serious condition. Draftees reporting for beforo i6 of Ihe ainnealy perfod granted are simply pouring In in due- bee. An average of 160 par. 'lay. has been coming anil as the ultimate dale for reporting with immunity la draw- Ing near, the numbers rise. Such Is the Influx reporting that since last Monday, all hotels and lodging houses in the lower town nnd the Palais (rail- road depot) districts have .been filled to overflowing and extra accommoda- tion had to be rigged tip in private houses to lodge the men coming In- to Quebec to enlist Ottawa published an army, order, similar to one which was IsViicd in England, abolishing the leftkanil lul- ato by warrant officers, n.c.a. i and" men. Previously It was the rulo that they must, saluting an' officer, use the bond farthest rennvej from that officer. In future lha salute given by all .'arts -till be with the right DOCTOR COULD NQTJELfHEII But Lydia Her from a Operatioti. Brooklyn, N. "I nSmA tome- ing dresmn! from RfCY Oil FOOH ier Clem. eneeaii tprfiy telegraphed the presidents of the general councils they uuld the govcrnnMnt and Marshal Foch snd his inttnrltcent staff and the al- tkd military commiridcrs to turn the rrtttrt success of the allied A and dtcdlve Itre hand. Who I talullng (o tho the Head will lie turned lo'wanls Ihe per- son saluted. cases whcro from phy- sical incanicli? a rlgntliand saluto la fm'poialble-the salute will bo given with tlio left hand. RU39IAM REFUOEES Vancouver, Aug, refugees from Russia, a number of Japanese business men and t large general the C. P; R. O, 8, Ltnef MonUagle docked here yesterday, The veiiel's cargii Included silk worth more then one mlHIon dot' Ian. two very bad at- Ucki of inflarnml- Uon.Hy doctor he could ao Dotiuift more for mi I wosld to n to tot bospitsl for sn tut Lydit B. Pink- hum Vegctebls. coapoand snd bare entirely rarej an tnjr tronbMf tod I DOW-fn lun ether sufterinf W Tf. PUTT, 9 K T, Operations npon WCOMB ta plUils aw cwistantlr'. tti VM incfeaw, but before submitting for ailmcnU pecolfsr fo Aeirtex woman it to herself to dw titnons" root aiM h erb remedy, E. Pinkham'l Vegetable GotnmmA, a trW. K exist mU I.ydU E. Pinkhuo Hedicln. Co., tym, MaM.{ (of THE BALANCE '1 he two great forces in this country are trie farmer and the home town merchant. It is they who preserve tn6 balance. And trie balancing poles are home trade and co-operatfon, Their performances determine our prosperity. If outside influences are allowed lo creep in, 'the balance K destroyed. Home Trade and are trie deciding factors. With these we can "deKvei the ;