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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR Ibet afo Bltetta DAILY PfMrtetara aM fM LtfHiHIDOi MMMg MINT INO LIMlTtO HI atn Street Praaldant aad Manacint Director fatm Torrance Office Otftee 1111 Mateci per year by per year by all yew by mail per year to Detee of aiptry of dally OB address label i of papere sau to aithority to continue tte sub THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The general advance of the British on Bapaume and the French in the Noyon district is being The British have notf possession of the BapaumeAlbert which will mean the fall of Bapaume very Combles Is also being On the French front Noyon is surrounded has practically become untenable foT the The American advance on the Vesle farther southeast has made the retreat of the Germans from the Vesle front a In THE PROVINCIAL CABINET It must be confessed that the sud den change in the provincial cabinet announced pn Saturday has been re ceived with a certain degree of satis attorney The ability of Prussia to produce the substance which would substantiate the made by It Is put to tha test and the claims themselves are found to pos sess small solid Though the Germans hold cards by no ot thp yet the strength of their hand Is proving totally The morale of the Allied nations has so far proved superior to all the at tacks of the political and diplomatic Influences which have been utilized In the attempt to break It Tind there is little prospect that the Germans can longer maintain the pressure point of it Is now the turn of the Allies to substantiate their claim to be able to win the to obviate the deadlock to which Germanys fail ure might conceivably Such is the character of the polit ical game that the demonstration by the Allies of their determination to defeat Prussia and of their ability to do It the Teuton bluff hav ing already been result In the throwing in of the enemys cards and the conclusion of the war without the necessity for fighting to a fin Whether that end be attained or not Is to the They are prepared to see the thing through to the bitter They are not bluff But the value of attaining the ultimate object of the war without having to incur the cost In ma terials and money which tne fighting of it must entail is sufficiently great to justify the political use of the Allies military advantages much as the poker player with a strong hand uses it In his Thus we have seen the Entente Al lies permitting the Central Powers to i think them weaker in the military 1 sphere than they actually The measures adopted by the Entente to strengthen its armies in the early part of the present year were justified by the gravity of the But there is some reason to think that AtJQttST Iftlf PICKED UP PASSING who enlisted In has been killed In Lieut Hugh son of New man of Tor has neen ktlied In No application forpermission to obtain sugar for feeding bees will bo considered until after September Captain Oswald son of the late Sir Victor was killed near by a fall from an Frank Ap of of the law firm of McLean Ap John and has been killed In action in the recent Martha who crossed the plains from to California in 1850 and later went through the Indian wars of Eastern is All road andstreet except that necessary for war work purposes in the States west of the Rocky Mountains Is to be stopped in thirty days in the interests of fuel con When King George recently visited an aircraft factory he surprised everybody present by warmly greet ing one of the women who turned out to be a daughlar of th Duke of and had been work ing incognito for a long Pat of a star hockey has beenv killed in action with the Canadian Sequin was pro minent in Canadian hockey circles be his Be had lost the confi dence of the people of this province even before the events of last fall when he was most active against Union and was general her superiority was much greater than it actually The results ot that miscalculation are now Germany has used up reserve forces under the largely selfcre ejitlconscriptl6n forces in the i Following the result of the general election it could not but be that he be a source of weakness In the provincial and confidence in the Stewart government will there fore be the stronger through his re Premier Stewart now has an tunlty to reconstruct his and take into It some member who Is known to be In sympathy with his A member capable of a sym pathetic understanding of returned soldier problems win no doubt be for the premier has announc ed that the great problem of the gov ernment during the next decade will have to do with assimilating the re turned soldier once more into civil And that Its work with which the outandout politician has little sym THE GERMAN BLUFF IS So powerful an influence in the successful conduct of the war is the determination or wintovic tory of hoth soldier and civilian that each of the combatant alliances has and will continue to much energy to the task of convinc ing Us opponents that they cannot From the very beginning of the struggle there has been a large ele ment of what is commonly known as bluff In the political attitudes o the Teutonic and Entente Alliances But statement Is properly called bluff only when it lacks that back ing in fact which makes it impos sible of translation into To bluff In this manner Is doubtless the real art of playing the game of poll tical and diplomatic poker but there is always the danger that the bluf may be called and the game lost when one of the players has the ability to translate the factors upon which the apparent bluff is based in to stem the game becomes hopelessly Some element ot this pervades the war situation the Winnipeg Free Press Germany has persistently and since long before the set up a bluff basei on its military Its eco nomic efficiency and its scientific which has been very widely regarded as based in For years the German government has endeavored to maintain the bluff utilising for the purpose those meth of frlghtfulness which have out raged the moral sense of the civilized And a large measure ot suc cess Attended its Mil lions ot people left to them would have instinctively con demned PrusslaniBra and resented the claims of have to do so because of the legend of in vincibility anil efficiency which haa impressed them almost against their now the German bluff is being Allied that Us enemies would beas much exhausted as itself if the results attained were Similarly the enlarged military programme of the United States ad ministration is probably calculated o produce a powerful effect upon political opinion in Central Europe and thus to aid the breakup ot tha Teutonic It is not In any sense a bluff it is a serious pro position which will be translated into act without undue But the publicity which attends its advance and the advertisement of its probable effect upon the future course of the serve a political purpose ndependent of the main end which t In thus demonstrating their and evincing their determin ation to make the utmost of the United States are bringing to bear upon the people Burgaria and Turkey a moral in fluence which may go far to convince them of the hopelessness of the Were the stated intentions of the United States unsupported by convincing evidence of their ability to carry them into or were the steps necessary for that to be there would be an ele ment ot bluff in the But the United States has laid its cards on the table and has conclusively es tablished Its ability to fulfil Us mili tary fore he came to Boston to lead the Arena hockey team in John a resident of Canmore since accidentally met his death at the 2 mine of the Canmore Coal While super intending the repairing of a motor pump he was struck by a runaway car and died without regaining conscious Elberta Ethel cashier of the Millionaires Club Cafe at Spokane was granted a divorce from Thomas known in many Canadian cities when she told Judge Hunek that her hushand had threatened to throw her out of the window two weeks after they were married at Banff in of has been killed In Richard a resident of Winnipeg for 33 Is John Meek of 8t was accidentally killed In Major 3f who be fore going overseas wns an artillery instructor at nas been kill ed in Claude of who before enlisting was secretary of the Life Insurance nl Van has been killed in i Nelson Red Cross will not hold any moreteas or Nelson are giving a little over a month to the society in regular contributions Margaret of al though only 21 years of married nvo times in the last seven She was sentenced to three years in King ston The Duchess of Rutland offers to draw the portrait of nnyone who will contribute or towards the expenses of her hospital for officers at her house in Arlington and for the Red Cross Sir Thomas minister of fin announces that he has arrang ed with the British authorities to pur chase this years salmon pack of Brit ish The amount of money required be eight or nine million which will be furnished by the Dominion government out of the pro ceeds ot the Victory STARNES REJOINING Starnesj who has been acting assistant provost marshal here the past two month will retire during the coming week and reurn to work In the west as superin tendent of the He will be succeeded here as provostmarshal by acting deputy pro vost at who is a FrenchCana was loaned to the provostmar shals service two months to take over the work when Major Phil McKenzie sordid tone of political UftV second opportunity came In tnt f MMr of 1117 when people revolt M at tfca shocking poWloal squab andtr most ttntavoranfe con Union government was form Hit Idea ot tnton government frtat and but was manned by JMh incapable ot rising to its gtte to Robert Borden and the oppo the latter Be considered was tittBbilf Me called down the Wat times Election Act In unmistak able Third fd opportunity Is now before the Union govern ment has done many good things and Is a more efficient government than either1 of the old parties could have it has not the confidence of tho people which will enable Canada to play a worthy It Is still dis suspicious and lacking leader Eestern Canada is full of mil llonalres made from and the Union governmenthas not yet made It clear to the people of Canada that it has broken away from the con trol of Tribute to Bland paid a high tribute to the United States in their general attitude toward the saying that their vi gor and devotion far surpasses that of Men there may be found giving their services firms have given their profits but we have given few examples of such in Bland laid special emphasis on the fact that Canada is destitute ot leadership In church and men whoso life and character would quali fy them to speak high words and stir the people to the best that is in Since we have not such we should get together for Canada is divided iff every with growing These will be come greater after the war If some ef fort is not made now to overcome Thus Canada Is at present full of This is our opportunity to put aside selfishness and profit eering and to think only of the com mon If Canadians cannot pro duct a then they should get together without In the morning Bland spoke on the llth Chapter of John from a very broad dwelling the necessity of 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 battle From Oqr owr The provisional board of directors for the new hospi tal Unit met on the 20th In ac cordance with the call made by the provincial board ot health from whom there was a worthy representative In the person of Of the directorate there were pres ent Mayor for Card Mr Kelley for Spring smith for the and ot the nett evening This was was decided by the that for the purpose of and adequate support to the hospital It would be best to nccepl the offer made despite the fact that the share hoMers would not let back their The property purchased Is Ideally located in Lot Three Block Cardston 1798 only ft half block from Main street and facing the Blood Resorvatlon on the It Is on high ground with excellent drain has the water and lights and thus all the conveniences the town While practically Isolated It Is still convenient and readily acces Ideal location from every point of The house Is also well planned with a hall and stairway In the centre has twelve large including an oper ating room that is seldom excelled In buildings specially planned for such Some changes will be neces sary as the rooms may be too large for the district south thoao desiring private The Cochrane municipality should Few people and It Is certain have been represented by the discussion had at the organ but for some unknown izftllon referred to that some do he did not Martin not appreclate the hard the re as the local was also present j and the difficulties which by request of I have faced the public spirited As Whiston Was sent to effect Zens who started and continued the organisation that WAS tho first matter disposed of mul of wai elected Kclley of Spring These offi cers arc to serve pro tern until the vote is taken in the Explanation was made by the or ganizer that each hospital could elect to rentor erect suitable ac commodatlon for patients of each municipality There Were plans made by the department for different sized the cheapest of which cost some eighteen thousand dollars and was a frame building as Under the conditions here he thought JIG wisest course would be to purchase the property of the Cardston but It was a matter for the local board to After considerable discussion a re solution was passed recommending the purchase of the local hospital at the price of Six thousand five hundred JOURNALISTS ARE II Canadian Press Dispatch from Renters combined party of journalists from South Aus tralia and New Foundland is touring the war areas and the industrial cen tres of They were dined a when the lord provost de clared that even If England drops out ot the war Scotland would fight un til The long expected list of awards and mentions in dispatches by Gen oral Botha in connection with the German South East Africa campaign of 191415 has been published in the London Gazette and it includes over 1000 with appointments to the Order of the and Michael and as well as military decora A noteworthy feature is the number ot names ot Dutch South Af Helen Higgins of formerly an employe of the estates branch ot the department of was senten ced to two years in the Mercer refor matory on each of four charges of orging endorsation to militia depart ment to which she pleaded The sentences are to run con of the ritish court martialled some me ago for detaching under is command to act as gardeners and hauffeurs for his has been ismissed from the Emllie rigsby was one of his women friends enefiting by the colonels good nature n that she got two soldiers as garden rs fflr her place near John Carruthers of is Iving Queens University to ound a scholarship in science in mem ry of his secorul Major Kenneth Burpee 20th th killed in action t Passchendaele last Carruthers the late John Car gave the tJniversity its first cience known as Carruthers After serving five days in the dis rict jail on charges of the peace in connection with the demon trations before the White members of the National Womans larty were released from The women had been sentenced to serve 0 to 15 days but the court re luced the sentence to five The prisoners had been on a hunger strlko luring their and Miss fulia of was sale o be in a serious Draftees reporting for duty before 6 expiration of the amnesty perioc ranted are simply pouring in in Quo An average ot 1GO par has been coming and as the ultimate date tor reporting with immunity is draw Ing the numbers Such is the influx reporting that since las all hotels and lodging houses in the lower town and the Palais rail road depot districts have been filled to overflowing and extra accommbda tion had to be rigged up in privat houses to lodge the men coming in to Quebec to RfLY ON FOCH Clem enceau today telegraphed the presidents of the general councils that they could rely upon the government and Marshal Foch and magnificent staff and the al lied military commanders to turn the present success of the allied Into complete and decisive collapse of the BLAND SPEAKS AMRELY Ottawa published an army order similar to one which was issued in abolishing the lefthaml ute by warrant T an Previously It was the rulo tha they saluting an officer use the hand farthest removal from that In future tha salute given by all Hill ha with the rlgh Whoi saluting to tho side th head will be turned towards tho per son In cases where from phy sical incaincUy a rignt hand saluro i impossible the salute will be give with the left RUSSIAN REFUGEES refugees from a number of Japanese business men and a large general passen ger the Liner Monteagle docked here The vessels cargo Included silk worth more then one million dol Every lOc Packet of WILSONS FLY PADS Will Kill MORE FllfS THAN OF ANY STICK v f CATCHEP Clean to Sold by all Grocers and General The only officers of the Cardston hospital present were Burt and president and manager These gentle men pointed but that the offer made would not quite give back the stock holders the money they had invested and all that was desired was to return wifhout interest or dividend the bare capital put Into the pro visional board would do no and the above officers stated they would call a meeting ot the directors GOING TO team of Argos which Finlay is taking to the Pacific coast In an effort to wrest the amateur lacrosse championship from the Coughlan wljl leave here over the Canadian Northern Rail way Sunday The party will con sist of fifteen Games will be played next Saturday and Labor September citl for the good of the the Cardston While It Is to be regretted that those who have bought the stock in order to help out a worthy and much needed that these large hearted citizens will not get back all their it is still attaining the end sought In the establishment of a per manent and suitable place tor the treatment of all cases needing the best of medical aid and Tho property It Is proposed to buy includes the land 100 x worth one thousand dollars the twelve room building which a recent estimate by one of the leading lumber firms places as worth and hos pital equipment of some fifteen hun dred Surely the re sidents are geeting good value on the basis proposed of when the pro perty aggregates as the present day All the officers of the present com pany have given their time and their labors without recompense and have proven by their devoted service in the cause of humanity that they have been doing their bit at Crfmpbell with and of spent a short time in Cardston this looking over the district and noting its general Campbell is an inspector the Associated Mortgage Investors and as one of the capitalists having larire teresta in the Ward was duly Impressed with the favorable conditions prevailing in this part of though it is an off The beautful temple through which they were shown by with Baxter as the superintendent in charge of the was also most highly spoken of by these Na city in Canada has a building of like architecture or purpose and few In deed are the people who can visit it without being deeply impressed by its simple beauty and chaste de and wonderful Denounces Politics as Played in and Criticises Union Government In a most frank and stirring address ast night in Wesley church Bland brought to his hearers some awakeners regarding conditions in Canada which would cause all think ng Canadians to and oftimes o No could doubt that Bland was actuated by the most patriotic motives in his discussion on and Religious Outlook for Canada Bland thinks that Canada has three great the first two which she has failed to grasp and the third one which is at present he fore In the opening week of the Canada In her first patriotic fer vor rose above the partisanship and trickery which has corrupted but instead of keeping at this she became filled with men trying by wholesale to coin money out of the soldiers and the resulting in an DOCTOR COULD NOT HELP HER But Lydia Vege table Compound Saved Her from a suffered some thing dreadful from a displacement and two very bad at tacks of Inflamma My doetor ha could do nothing more for ma and I would have to go to thi hospital for an bat LydjeR Pink hams Vegetable Compound and Banatlve Wash entirely cured me of my troubles and I am now in lam in fiwttld my witling j testimonial and hope to benefit other suffering 9 Woodbine Operations npon women W on heat are constantly on the but before submitting to an operation for peculiar to their ara every woman owes it to herself to fire that famous root and herb pinkhams a If complications Finkhain Medicine for THE BALANCE I he two great forces in this country are the farmer and the home town It is they who preserve the And the balancing poles are home trade and Their performances determine our If outside influences are allowed to creep the balance is Home Trade and Coopoution are the deciding With these we can deliver the ;