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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 191S THE LKTIIBRTOGE DAILY 11ERAU> PAGE FIVE' Mackay Joins Cabinet; Is Municipal Minister Aug. line up of the new cabinet will Premier and minister ol railways and telephones. Hon. Charles Stewart. oi aBiituiiure. Hon. Duncan iiarshall. Minister of public woria, Hon. A. 1. McLean. Attorney general, Hon. 3. R. Boyle. Minister of education and public health. Hon. George V. Smith. Minister of municipalities. Hon. A. 0. Mackay. Mitchell. Secretary, Hon.- Wilfrid Gariepy. A meeting of the, cabinet counci propably will be held, this evening al Ihe final changes In the pro- vincial cabinet following the appoint meul anil swearing In of Hon. J. R. lioyle as attorney general, In plac of ihe Hon. C. Premier Stev. art will not make any definite art nounceinent this altemoon, bat It generally admitted that Die. Hon. A G Maciay will enter the that he will be given the portfolio o minister of municipalities and tha tho Hon. Gto. P. Smith v.'ill so Inl the office of minister of cducatlo previously held by Mr. Boyle, but tha he will aJd tic duties of the new d partment or public health recent created, and-which has been in tl and ho continued to represent tha constituency uiHl! flejplte the tact that It was a Conservative riding During this ten-year terra of otflco ils outitandtug ability as.a debate nd legislator brought him to the fore- ront o! provincial politics, first a mlntsler of lands.-forests and mines 1904. to January. ISOa, m 10 dying hours of the Ross cover n uient, .when he waa brought In lo pri Ido a factor of'inuch needed sinnEt nd prestige. Tha defeat of that gov rnmonl In 1905 put the Liberal party In opposition andJhe strong character i Sir. MacKay Jn opposition, brought ilnr to the leadership of. tho party in SOS in succession' to'.CJforge I'- Gra- ham. who Joined the Ljiurler admlnls- ratlon. Mr. MacKay led the Liberal opposition for four years, which were yeirs of discouraged effort to reorgan- 19 and rehabllitatr. a party, thorough ly disgraced by a.previous decado of corruption. C'omet to Alberta In 1912 Mr. MacKay broVe off all his connection in Ontario and rempv- cil to Alberta where, he established the partnership of MacKay: Hanley and noyd, and settled- InEdmonton. The ncit year ho was elected to the Alberta legislature to represent tho constituency of; Athabasca. He was re-elected in 1917. hands of Mr. Smith since Its fora lion Jlr Carlepy will vacate the otfice His career in Alberln ha of minister, of municipalities'to take his reputation sagac up the duties of provincial secretary. Asked for Resignation Tho premier, It Is understood, com- municated with Jlr. Cross, asking formally for his resignation on wea- nesday lasU, To the communication 'M_r. Cross made no reply, not even an -luiler. As no response came, the premier on Friday lerr decided to have Mr. Boyle appointed and the jovernor-ln-council ja[ rescinded the ofder-ln-councll passed In 1911. appointing Mr. Cross Mlorncy- general. Tilt New Minister Alexander Grant MacKay. '11.A.. K. C., M.L.A., Is eipected, will become a member of the Alberta gov- ernment within a day of two. is recog- nized as one- of the ablest public affairs In .Canada, and has had a notable political career in the Ont- ario provincial legislature, as well as in Alberta. I'a is a lawyer by profes- sion, and Is'ooe of Uio outstanding criminal specialists of .western ada. Ho Is the foremost authority on municipal legislation and organization in this province, and has given val liable service on constitutional law as a mamber. ot the legislature. Born'-in Sydenlram. Grey County Ontario, March 7, 1SCO. son of Hugh and Kathertno (Mclnnea) ilacKny, he was oducited In Owen Eounil Coll eg late Institute anil Toronto University and practiced law In Owen Sound His first work howmer'wa In the fleachlng he helm principal of Port Itowan High School prior to reading with Alfred Fnjsl of Owen Soiin'il. After.heing called t tho Ontario bar in 1SSI, .he' engage very successfully: in tho practice o and was created K C in 1902 H practiced m Owen Sound as the par ner of several Important firms, unti f 1912, when he removed to Edmonton Kit Public Carter His first participation in public affairs was as a memiier ot Iho Owea Sound board of education, .where he ilis'played a grasp of educational prob- leros nhd progressive tendencies. In 1902 he was elected member of. Iho Ontario legislature tor North Clrej, 1115 repULmiim iwi ity and he has been recognized as one ot- the most valuable members of the house, In support otlevery progressive policy introduced by the government. An The political events of.the last few weeks are of corislderablo interest. On learning thai the premier was de- termined to Intention, Cross began to'IIghrto hold his ice In the government. He and is associates circulated the rumor hat there was serious, dissension In 10 government, that part of a punish all'the Laurler I.iber- Is In the and that all aese members were to be_.replaced. U the same time a-summons was cnt out to all ,-ho seemed Inclined to'support, .Mr. ana who were' unfriendly to Inion Tho summons did not give any .definite reason tor he emergency nieelingo and did'not refer to the Cross; Incident TUESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Wllh The British Force- iu France. Ug_ of ISapLxutne. iho Ger- mans this ihoruiug launched another heavy counter Tie Urillsh permitted them to corno up to Ihe British trenches an'! then met them with tho point ot the luyoiiet. In many places Uie Hermans have been forced to tin; British aro progressing bi-ruuss '.he Germans have placed niliws In ihe roads in tho hope of the ad- vancing artillery irun'ports and troops. The British, knowing Ike ways of the enemy, howt-vtr. so far have not been caught b> ihf devices. More prisoners, heavs1 guns and machine gur.s have hwn taken In the last twelve hours. Tile Germans, ap- parently, expected snin-nliing was go- ing to happen south of ilie Somme. Lalo yesterday1 when Hriiish patrols were !u outposts. Uio enemy counter attacked bill he" was forced to retire without gaining any ground. I'verywhere from tin- Scarpf to Lihons the battle lontlimcs to rage and tho British are nuking progress despite a stiff resifiance from the Geiman machine, gunners. Astride the Hlver Somrae the have mater- ially advanced their lines. -In lhejclose fighting south ot Ba- paunie numerous were killed or c.lptured and-the others fled rather than face the British stvel. 1 Ib. tins Maikin's Beat Colfce. Per tin dhrtdded CccoanuV bulk. Per !b............................ Dominion Corn 2 packets 1 Ib. tins Crisco. Ptr tin iyt Ib. Egg-O Baking Powder. Per tin Packets Lux. Z packets 50c 36c 24c 35c 62c 24c 1 ib, Colo Bar Pears tin Large Packets Ground Borax. (15 01. stic) Life Ouoy Soap. -7 bare ................-r... Large packets Soda Biscuits. Per packet J !b. pails Swift's Lard. Each Spring Clothes 4 CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE NUMBERS. S-29902. 6-251. Delivenei Every Hour 23c 15c 50c 35c 1.10 24c Phone 31? More Stories From Front of Gallantry of Canadians (By J. F. B- Llvesay. Canadian Press Correspondent) With The Canadian Aug. 25. stories are coming lo land ot Individual gallantry and In- tlatlve In tlie field during the recent fl-hting en.'t oJ Amlena. A Manitoba battalion was heW up in au attack on Six members of the'legislature, in- cluding .Messrs. Lessard, Walker, Eh- belt, Atkins, .Morkeberg and Hae, inswered the On the day following, Mr. Frildrien also put in an appearance. The sis .were met In Edmonton by James McGeorge, an ac- tive Cross man, small cau- cus, started in: to point out lo them the danger threatening the .Laurler parly and the duty .of the- members of the legislature The'members oh Jected to being told what to do by nh. outsider ;in -this', pointed manner, i Air McQeorge asked them to call upon, Mr.'.Cross; This they'retused to do and insist ed-that they would go.straight-to the premier and hear what be had to i Waited on the Premier The} waited on the premier Ust Thur das Thes met in a frank ree, open manner.' Mr, -Stewart as- ured them that federal politics had lot been introduced. Into provincial ffalrs- since Jie; premier, Montreal, Aug. load-' ing oil at the Imperial Oil Com- pany's wharf, Longue Point to- -day, the Canadian Pacific Ocean Services liner. Lake a steamer of more than 8000 tons, caught fire. Equipment from all the east end fire stations Is battl- ing with the flames, and stren- uous efforts are being made to the fire from the ship's oil tanks. The Lake Manitoba is a steel steamship which has been In the combined passenger and freight service of the Canadian Pacific Railway between- Montreal '-arid Liverpool for'some months. Be fore the war she brought many emigrants, as well as' cabin-pass, engers-to Canada. f i Moose Jaw, Aug. to 'ooueslcourl. which lies within the old Sommc tre'iches and was strongly leld by an elaborate trench system ot machine .guns anJ wire. Healizlng. lo-a-cver, that the capture of Ine stronghold was essential to Ihe suc- cess of the entire operation, the com- manding officer collected all Ihe men available nnd personally led a dashing assault into the heart of the enemy position. A tank coming up. he head- ed this through the streets and his example so inspired all ranks that their advance was Irresistible anil af- ler Ihe village had been mopped up the battalion consolidated a position to tlm east and held it against all conn- and the wootls to the north and east. The battalion was' similarly held up, bu: Us commandius officer realized that the key to the position was a srr.all wood to the northeast, which was alive with machine guns. Taking advantage of the smoke screen afford- ed by a burning lank ho led In.a has- tily collected party anil rushed tho wooJ. capturing 1C guns. The battalion then look Ihe town with a dash, the enemy retiring routed. Very brilliant work was done by the scouting ottker ot a British Co- lumbia regiment throughout the op- erations of August Stu to 10th. On 0110 occasion he single handed rushed an enemy machine gun which was nolding up (he advance. He shot two of the crew and took thp other two prisoners but received a seven, wound himself. These, cases of single, handed at lacks on machine gun positions- are Paramount pkiurf, "One Ameri- can." All thp human interest and. charm ot "Jules of Ihe strong heart." his preceding (his Is saying a great to be found Iu It, with a cast of especial excel- lence. Including Helen Kddy, Ray- mond Hatton, Jack Holt, and others. The was originally written by the director. C. De.Mille, while the scenario was arranged for he screen by Olga 1'rinti'au. It Is tale ot an Kalian immigrant ami his ruggle against the machinations of wily "political lo; attacks for two days. A Central Ontario battalion did rapid ripening ot thp grain and con sequent unexpected iucre-ass in bar vest oneralion In tins district, ile, c M cprjl OUt bHarmers for help' Another 600 men I held" up here by co_ could be placed in this vicinity fire from south of the lioye Koag once. The direct result is that wages have been boosted from 54 to ?4.60 It is the stocking work that Is calling tor help. "There has been a general call for help, from the city and em plovers have been requested to reduce thoir staffs It possible. In the harvest trains that arrived by no means rare. o Western Ontario battalion on Aug 3th worked his way'to a disused irench to an enemy machine: gun pos which he bombed, killing two am taking four of the crew 'priSbners. H- then turned the gun'ofT tto rctreai ing'enemy. COMMUNITY KITCHENS. GO TO JA1U The Handsome Stones on view here are not so eipen- sire ai you may imagine TVe prepare them when no immed late orders'are on hand, for that reason you'll find Ihelr cost very reasonable arid 'thejr .artistic ex- cellence unassailable.' Letttbridge Monumental Cut Stone R Prop MS Street 8, peak in about Sept, 13th.- .jn for th The Hotary Clubs-ot the province are shmv (tle following: now arranging for Dr. Beland's tqar, no'ccinls wheat .nd would not; bo by', the government thile he was premier, i The visiting members .w.ere quits convinced ot the'sincerity'.ot the pre- mier. In they had never doubtJ ed il. They were made doubly aurft when' they learned the'.probable successor in'ihe cabinet had been the foremost Laurler supporter In west ern Oanatla The majority of them went the length ot expressing approval ot the action of the premier, and no one disapproved The effort was a com plete failure Thus ended the attempted-Insur rectlon by Mr. Cross. If arrangements .how imiler way re perfected, Hon. Dr. Beland, for- mer postmaster general, recently re urnerl to from a .Germar irison camp, .where-he has .-been Ince the beginning of Ihe war, will peak in Lethbrldge about Sept, 13th were a: great mat. 'SSS JZ3% md interesting experiments ira belug worked out in Ihe largo northern cen- tres for all classes of peome iniesj varj from tho o dinary restaurant tjpe for munition workers etc In the kitchen proper which morels coaks and portions the food and ills I tributes it in containers for private I thr? homes. The chief usefulness of these kHch Mctorm B C Aug '0 F Chandler and T. Fairbalrn wer bent to the Ukalla prison farm to three mouths today, for..having i their possession banned literature the International Bible .Student They refused to pay the 5200 fllio in posed. AT THE EMPRESS "A .Modern Lorelei" is presented a splendid cast heatleil by Ty- or.e Power who is known wherever lagc auil screen plays havo been howu. His fine work and inipres- Ive personality helped make Lois Veber's "Where Are My Children" bo success It was and his virilo act- ng In "Tho Planter" strinils out in Qat feature slrougfy. In e tahca the part of I'aul, a seal r anil gives his usual strong deline- tlon of a strangely sympathetic liaracter. Tho girl Frances is iri he hands of pretty Frances Burn- lam, a little blond whose work under be direction of Henry Otto-is a re- velation. Opposite her appears goojl looking Jay nelasco whose face and acting is well known In the Christie comedte. Tills will bu his last ap- [icaratico in a featuie for some time as Jay is going to fight for his coun- try. At the Empress tonight. EMPRESS 1 TONIGHT I Arthur. Qnt statement of Aug. seems the conservauon of ___ mging of tho province It is understood Aug. inetens tu.uu Blatemeni ot receipts and food and 'labor effected The lack of shipments, as issued by the board ot servants, has come io-be-a. real proh- p- "e lem In English homes ot every class and the sudden introduction ot food substitutes has filled most amateur Receipts wheat barley 2706; flax 5120. H Stiipmonts, barley 7466; flax Shipment' heat 11 3SG Belarid will deliver only- ad dresses in the west, and if brldge Rotary Club IB fortunate en- ough to secilru him an Io4 barles 3a COO flax 4alfi crowd Is especleu to hear him. The1 RotaiT Club at its meeting today em- powered the. olfleers to" secure Dr. Beland's appearance in Lethbridge and a definite announcement expected wilhiri'.a, couple of days oats 1307, barles 107917 Calgary, Aug hai Jurt Mceivfd here from the executive of the boird of grain that Jfxed price has txcn ettablltheol upon rye The figure announced If eommuntca tloni to the local grain exchange it Jl 68 for top gride baKa on ihlpmint to the head of the Lakei east as Moose Ja'w Mr. Wood it would- Have You Won That Suit? WATCH FOR W. B. KESTER'S "CALLED TO THE FRONT" ADVEimSEMEUT IN WEDNESDAY'S HERALD Calgary, Aug. II: 'W. Wood, member of the hoard of grain super- visors, returned here today after at- tending the meeting of. that body-, in Winnipeg.1 Mr. Wood declared that th6 embargo .-with respect to the, shipment of wheat from Alborta would also ap- ply to that portion of Saskatchewan "on certain railways running as -far mills 03 welt as that the lallSr could only secure wheat' from by special permission from the" ex cutlve.of. board of supervisors. is a ijueatlon of Bnfely Ir Wood said Tho board of inper risors had 'much Informntlon regard; ng the crop, many and varied estlhi- tea running nil the way from 06 lo 30000000 bushels of wheat for Allioila boarl considered that ie seed problem was of first and ylt- 1 Importance and ruled that there more than waft7 necessary for .is with dlsma) So far onls scien tins science experts who had speciil been able lo use substitutes elTectlvely and economlcallj in the preparation of reall) palatah'e nnd llgeslible meals The average home-trainer! house keeper requires -i great deal of ndMce and teaching .before she cau devise proper meals from the raw food ma terlals now available The preparation of food ordhiarilt comprises at least one-third of Iho labor of housekeeping and In man> private e tablishmenls I consume the whole time of one or two domestic' workers. The community kitcheivmoans conserva itioa of labor as 40 or 60 workers pro Washington. Aug. 20-President perly organised hi a central kitcl-en Wilson, senate prohibition loaders said can do tho work of about ser today, is not opposed to legislation Individual kitchens pending" in the senate propo Ing na papers of recent date bring new, that mans of these V.tchcn for its becoming 1 become so ocular that they ar extended Negotiitlons to iiiely to become permanent especiall that end, It was said, seemed to assure as Mr.-Ciyn'ea has warned thp British an agreement (or passage of the bill I people that food control must contlnu and nlso tor some extension of the (or S01no after tho war V lnbi tdenlific methods bc neccssar A COUNTER-OFFENSIVE FAILS Augl '.Germans to day attempted a coiinterTOlfenElye on a large.scalc against Ihe right wing ot General Mangin'a army In .Hub re glon.. between VaIlly and Soissous The attack utterly failed. General Mangin's army, repulsed Ihd: German onslaughts everywhere and. in: some instances gained ground.-The French flung back the attacking'troops'even beyond their starting' pbjnt, AT STARLAND George Beban Is performing at Ih tarland theatre today in Ills newes ced limit to liquor Interests The prohibl ton bill ras tenipOrarlls side today in the senat1 in favor min power legislation inrt also to BhCjUme for the negollatlong between the opposing factions SUCCESSOR TO tlAIU-DOM KILLED Vincomer Aug Iho Hon Leonard Urnirfmond Hay M C In direct line of succession to the Earldom of Klmioult Perthshire, Scot land.'haa been killed-In action, lie was the.eldest son of Jlrs. J, M._Dour ness of Vanrouver and went to rrunci. two ye'irn ngo as a lieutenant with (he, l'rlnce-> I'al.lclas1 He won hil military croS3 at the batlle of tho Somtrie, and was promoletl to'a major at the ago pt ZS..A younger ibrother Lieut. Kric has been missing last Miy and is hclicveii to be n pri'onei in Germany O. pt. Lathrop haa returned from a business trip throUBh Washington and Oregon. Ho reports that crops In that part of the ircst are not Bo good as they are- here, and thai on many farms valued-at per acrb tho reaper not be used this year, Mr Lalhrop slates that Iho agrl cultural exports in thole states aro opposed la Utc greater production iHnpaign vrhofu It results In a farmer mfplni more hitd than he can prop crtr Milling poor farming atld a reduction o( ttie average yleti' Tho clloTl nest jcor will be for a blj aireage but not larger than can nd v-ell farmed The crop! Irr pins of them ThB Co.. Oregon anrf Washlnslon ore not turn' person II Is likely Ing out so wcil -i beea ,la Sllrlhc-1 What the Press Agents Say THE PICTURE BEAUTIFUL', Featuring .the ever-popular Tony Power "AModeraLorelie" Alto your favorite comedian Gale Henry and Hughle Mack In "SAVED FROM A VAMP." Arid Current Eventi_ QRPHPM TONIGHT III THE EVER POPULAR William Farnnm in "PLAYING FAIR" for America for the 10 or 15 year it eversone la to be fed and this pr gram up" in infc-esllng field, of possibilities (or women Iralned In scientific Iho aver- age woman, baa been given no proper training to .meet such condlllons, even n the schools. The courses ot domes- in science taiight usually In Canadian lubllc schools have no1 been scteino at nil. but merely techriicnl Instruction n based on severol hundred recipes for ruofe or less, expensive dishes. When there, Is a shortage) of raw material required as an In- gredient of these dishes, the public school graduates nnd even the domes tic science Instructors have proven to be rathef helpless, 'fho fooil control of Iho futtiro means frcmienl curtail ment of common food materials, vary Ing with crop failures' anil trnnaporta lion conditions; If we'are lo.nvoltl an> In home ivo mm begin a much more vigorous program of education and w6 must reorganize our public school courses on a thor oughls sclenllnr; basis Wo must also nemand a more thorough training o Instructor than an> Canailhn Insti ttttton ii glilifg at Albertrin. It Is the desire ot tho board of trade that as mah> as possible of the bus Iness mm of Lclbbrfdgo join In Iho trip to llaynioad 6n Wednesday Those desiring (o go who not nulo ntoBlld? ehonld telephone Sacretnrj i Hoard ot 1013 for nl will b6 oitf, il611ar per JOINS SIBERIAN FORCE Vancouver Aug Majo James rioblnson, the first Canadian f n In-Iho Ulsllngiilshed Contlucl Wcda In tha proser' war, has fo service In the Rfillsh con tlngcntof Iho Canadian Siberian forc- a. former first vloc presldenl i, tho Cifcat War Veterans Assoclullon of Canada. _ I 'jfcVaE L. LASKV PRESENTS GEORGE BEBAN m "One More American' Alia thft Latest War1 Picture Oood I ;