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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUB THE LETHWUDGE MtlULtV TUESDAY, AliiUST DAILY AND fftftititn an4 PublWww LCTHIRIDQE HFKALD PRINT. COMPANY, UMITSU 'Ml M ttrMt Sou A W. A. Buchanan Pnaldwt DlrwtM laka TSLKPHONIB MMorW Dally, by mall, iy, fcy aiaU. per j. by mail, pw Datw ol of Mar dally om atfirm laUl at papwi'tlU-- Ki authority to contlnut sub- vert uperiorlly. ?Me defeats" 'Germany undergoes are piralyilns defeats. Available reswres 'appear to nave' Kjeu having been thrown way with utter recklessness as to ha future, and it is reported that only 16 divisions ol .fresh reserves remain.- The shortage'of manpower s serious, halt ol the effectives that Germany had [our year- ago having been put out ot tie war, and the recruits tram tee 1920 class now used ara not the stuff our offtnslte and are hardly capable of effective defense. Unrest grows-in the German army. Us .damaged oiorale continues to de- eajr. .But the French-array .is in, fine aKsfrasslro' The- British army is stronger 'than over, greatly better, in material and burn- ing to avenge last spring's reverses.' It is credited by the French them- selves with its wonderful victories in these new battles of the Somme, and comes back with renewed energy and determination and with scientific mastery of the new methods of fight- ing. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. The British aro now fighting along the 'old Htodenburff Una which tie Gerinans occupied before their spring year. At one or two points the British hare even penetrated be- yond tils'line, yhlcn means that tha Germans are falling behind their fir hier ThB British have en Bapaume, wilch they gave up Jail.spring; and are pressing their of tensive on all sides of this town which is only a matter of twenty miles from Qambrai, the great German headquarters. -Ou tie French fron tha outskirts of ROFe have been reach e'd. In Russia the Boshcvtkl forces havi suftered a reverse from the Czechs In Abasia the Italians have inflict, a defeat on the Austrian forces. THE'NEW ORDER RESPECTING AUTOMOBILES. After the flrsl of the coming year the manufacture ot pleasure cara wil be greatly curtailed, and automobile dealers vare beginning to, worry, Orel theoatlook- Bnt the New York World believes there' Is nothing to worry about, that while It'is-true the deal- ers least have iittle to fear. If the production of new pleasure cars is cut oft will still have a limitless iraniDcr ot Jnand cars to trade In! Second hand cars, -with tae greater demand for them in default ot new cars, are clearly dtntined to en joy-a new status. There is ,nd indicated- 00 casfon'for dealers to despair in the face.of this outlook. PREMIER STEWARTS DECISION LAUDED. Newspaper supporters of (he Slew- art government evidently. have no fault to findjWith the inet reorganization. The Calcary 'Al- berlan Mews It this way: Premier Stewart has .strengthened the government by replacing C. Cross with X G. ilacKay. The pres- ence of Mr. Cross in '.the cabinet for the' last seven years has occasioned a lacs: of hanuouy Inside the govern ment TVhich was a. scandal. During the premiership of Mr.- Sifton, it was quite well known that his? position more or less nominal, and that, while he enjoyed the outward prestige o! his appointment, the more important affairs of his oHce were not left to his discretion, and' legislation uomln all; fron? his department was initialed almost 'invariably by the pre- mier. He. forced himself into the gov- ernment, but he did not succeed in be- coming a factor in the Sifton admin- istration or In .commanding the con- fidence of or his colleagues. Although Mr. Cross -was not unsym- pathetic .with progressive legislation, ho 'was ar careless administrator, with a parly ideal out of keeping with'the times: His career 'opened promisingly in PICKED UP IN PASSING ffP !u coal his led to the use[ 'Kingston's allotiaeai of oC com for fuel in the rear will be Tho motion picture Industry the rut ceres months May- been as au essential Cale, ot Vancouver, has deltverex! the war board at speoch'es. to Frtd -B: more electricity, the Kelson city director ol the, burea of imports. clll wtll sell cooking and heating chocolate famine is due, 'about- Jan pliances at. cost price, 1919. j: The. revenue ot the is to issue (35.000 schno hospital' Kas fallen nearly (1B.OOO payable in thirty years atT 1-2 low the "estimates fir the cenL for. aljh fchocl lite months. nd" equipment i' Proprietors of publliveatinE former telegraph have I eon. no! Wed that'the'y must; at Regiaa, Is now an In tain a sugar certificate from thV at a-mlUtary wireless depo ada Food -Board .by 'l Seat where DM n aro trained foi work .the army. Esperimfnts at JVisconjin _ Slalion showcil that 442 Captain Alfred Francis BlaVnej of cooked- potatoes mf., has been awanta 100 pounds of cornoieal when fed Cross .tor. most consplo pigs. his commantt of II Vindictive in tffe .raid upon.Uu After beiDts lost to- his J family naval Vase at Zeebrugge. 2 and- given for dead. McGill, Tacoma pioneer, has Nona Milne, 19, ot Klgln, Enj. found near Phoerux, through invented Ingenious devices fo classtGed advertisement in a' and Is a- designer in th Francisco paper. office at '.tie air mlnlstn she has charge1 ot a special sec Mrs. jBnette Smiley, who of men designers. }1.500 from, various persons, went jail under 'bonds 'charged a'nual report of the Hudson' impersonatin? a British company sbotrs an officer, according to a Philadelphia approximately for "im at The repor the past year to have been .In A live-wire farmer near liouat profilable for a five 'year periot est with the help of a j commercial traveler not Dominion e-ntomp anv farm work for thirty! ye'ars, field who a village schoolboy of twelver days Igo from an official t cut and shocVed 65 acrbS of grain ba? warned Colum drewvin 53 loads growers and farmers to bf for an invasion of the- lesse ol the- wheat railed this ytu' la.145.WO, which la about 20.000 busk- tit tkM teU tai "mr TtMn wiH quite a lot thlpwd to the mllU and then have Elenty left-to all ire oulf' district In south country JMI not BWpped out stock on feed shortage, not a slnjle of rtock on this being out of tie district. MACLEOD Macleod, Aug. past M an Meat OM for the farm- u4 DM tkat, taken advant- of by Lhoto xao train to cut. no oscepl (rain that was not hit veek bat now fiiieti exit aitear thaa Canada palin in We.itern consldcfilioo Greater pfeimctkra really better larger acrjeate noder crop That, tbfl only plan that, will WjTyeftr after Sowing wheat hi poorly it just the UBM as an alTcy r .which hasn't bee a carefully oat and prepared may win oat, bnt the clement o! luck eiJ (erififf Into It ioo be de pnfed span BACK TO GERMANY BEFOAC T.HE 5NOW FLIES. "Will .the, Hun armies in France and IHlgim bo pnbed back to He Rhine before EDOW Tint it a qiestlon no one can an- Ftrbaps' Generalissimo Kocn could ni the best answer. now, Aewerftr, hu IB busy demonstrat- ing ttat It be done, hot whether {he operation can fee completed fore W remains to bB reporteil fortification of posi- tion the Meme in Belglun, miles Voutd teem to GenoM fear that the hope hr the Allies may be fnlfllleil foch apparently neau to prcsi his advantage tiitil Korwrtsr, lea it, nil hlj eijint every week, to fighting forces' in U fortnltbf exceed d Oer Uieheavy casuolllea of the and the relative lightness 6f allied1 losses constantly aid rapidly Increase our numerical his he lost his eminence n 4: 'G. W. affair, al- hough no revealed, ex- hibited 'a degree of recklessness not compatible with -reputable adminis- ralion. Strong Insurgency -within the arty oTCrthrew the administration .nd permanently "uasucu the .eafier. Mr.-Cross, by a series ol intrigues maintained, control ol a faclioiv.sufii cieatly strpae lo.command-recogni- tion of tic kind given him.vh'ea he was admitted to hia more- or less nouainal position., The -weakness'of his career bastbeen demonstrated dwindling' of his following until, the last election stripped him lie remnants or his support. He fora ed himself upon the Sifton govern ment, find remained there unaer oi confidence; and lie ias preferred tojje igriominouslr Voiit of' the "present government the opportunity was givt-n. to ilm to.retire This action iackjLDg in' dtgiaity as .it noi mitigate'hts present position, and re yeals clearly the weakness of his claim to consideration. -Mr. MacKat who will replace him Is "a man whoce strength ability add JefiuHe qmalltres of leadership have long marked him out among the mem beta ot the legislature. He tas the confidence of his colleagues and 'a majority of.the members of the 1 lature, and he brings'brilliant talents long experience valuable equip- ment of education and (o hi a new' dalles.-' His taste 'for pnblii life, his enthusiastic Liberalism ani his persistent advocacy ot progressive causes fit him for almost any portfolio hut. he is especially equipped fo the department .ol munlcbal affaire which! tie wfiI'probably odmiri-Ester.' A this stage of the developmeaX oT th province, this department is most fov portanl. But he would be equally a QDSQB in either the department of cdn cation .or. health Twhlca. require con stmctive genius of leadership. Hpnyjphn R. Boyle, who has a ready the portfolio of attor ney-general ivill bring ability lo that work.'He Is'.an e'xce lent administrator, careful and tho otigfa-in bis inethodB, a keen ladge o character and Tin rrogreaalve In his fdeas, Hfs adminia IratlOB of the department of eflucalio has and lie ha overcome OTpcesrfui.y 'di fir.nlttca incirfcnUl to riipld seltlcmbn anfl leaves a. Veil 'organizftct system based on an excellent fonndaUon, HDD. George P. Smith, wbo Is likel to succeed to -Ihfa pDrtfolfo, has a -cidy demonHlrated his execulire al lity in the conatractlve health pro gram which ae has initiated, Tfae ahtft U'llKmake for greater con fidcoco both' inside and outsi'14 th gptenimenL The department oLmHitia at.Ottawa as suggested to Major-General Har- ey, G.O.C., that'Lieut-Col.'J. S; Har- ey should be placed, in. .command of ic British Columbia-company ilo be ttached' to he orce: Several unknown persons attached the Carteton Place, Ont, and Her having smashed' the ellar a eieran with only one .who-.was aarged with having stolen an auto- 'obiie in movement s.taried to ive fdnner pre- mier of big-recep- ion on his return to Reeina neit California, Columbia for the benefit-of nls nealtn ment at Edmonton'thersecretaryrtreas- received a repl) slating.that ha act empowering municipal districts o grant seed' applies' to spring- only and fail seeding BOW ISLAND Bow Island, Aug. grain oiling there t) to Se done in this dls- rict Is how being majority of the fields of summerfal- w may produce an average yield of rom six to seven bushels per acre. rbp'sown on felt and'spring plowing practically" a failure and yield nly green The splendid rains migratory 'An outbreak had occurred in some districts in Oregon, and Jlr. Treberae, says there is a likelihood ot tho destructive insects spreading to that provin ce, 'To'what extent the war has boosted automohile1 prices in England is'indi- cated In "The publisliecFin London.'and as title implies is devoted to the motor vrorlu New c-ars over there are1 a thing of tbe paft'and in their stud are used cars that .are sold at -war- Urn e figures InOuded m the limited list ot. used cars'.'advertisements are 5 Hnpmobiles- and the: earliest model is.1914 and the N. 1317. model is offered for sale by the owner at the modest Eum or. or at jhe present rate a. tour tn'g car, is 'quotei'at or .aooal J1000 Claresbolra, n this district is welLunder way and n some cases IThe iwheat crop on will jield even better than expected- as -the shocks apparently are as thick as last year The manner in whicjf the hades hare illed this is really wonrjertul As Claresholm held the reco'rd for 1 num- ber of bush el 9 jesfin this jrov.ricc there no doubt ;hat the same-lhing -will ihis rear, CARD5TON CATdston. Aug. nearly all in tiib district, although one Vis farmer is lusVbegin at Glenwoqd Some one wheat and every-prticavtioti-is belnj aken to save as moch''as.-possible Considerable flax will be .hreshed, and feed -will be put up. Tlie stock and sheep inen, Jiow ship in large qsrantitles of .ha for winter feeding owing to the Ugh crop. The labor shortage .has no proven a senons factor CHAMPION, Champion, Aug. In th Champion district is in full swing M per cent, ot the, cutthig is now completed. Thresatng expected tt commence'this week. -There -will be three or tour outfits operating tu'ti district. The Etubbla croji H pracU ally a failnre. 25 per cent, -will'Dot be. cut al the balance inll run to 5 bushels to the summer- fallow: end new gr6imd. is mack: bel- ter prins wheat fields areraUo harvcaled. Mr. M. C. of .Woofford, re- porting his prelude -an. cut Harvesting will be.Benera] throughout the whole district and be .completed In a tAMSgbl. 'From present Indications'fall wriest wil run from twenty (o (wentyflre bush rub from bush els; white CB the' fail asd spflng flow ed lands yieWs Kill run' from. five to'J CICAREHE BURN Vmnr jatn- tal m bun ot thta kind juit naear a UUle-Zam-ant aid it war site TOU jio tzWble. -iMfi Dttti' bura. xegleetea, mar tereloo into a rrrj aa Mr. J. A. Qne., timei. I kamrt OIM rf III a I eoue oint- oKct mt it waild fee aJl riflit, tail of Billw it cot worM, until cntrra-tiv ot ay I mt- ttrti KKi that I eoaH act -wktca imfcr tin wrc.' Bhsltm nA, te tata-But It efWllT. Ready Mixed Paint ,1 have on hand a Urge quantity put up in Ion packages. V, COLORS CREEKI, SLATI, CBEAM AND' TO clear I arn offering it at-rediuced Bui Red. RtpJar Sde Price SlupcieStak Reply Price WUte LwL J24.H per IN k Sde j SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR ARTHUR HAYR -1s. 0. BOX 27S OFFICE YOUR ORDER TODAY, C.O.B._ at Labor Monday, Sept, 2 NoblefordVs. Barons at Id a'dwk, n. Gnavm, at 1 Wauutg Teams toDay Off in tbe E PU'HK; V50.00; ATHLETIC SPORTS r 100 Yard. Dath................ ..1lt Prin {11; .2nd FNae VCW Wheilbarrow Ract Prlw 1C; 2nd Prta 1.00 Boys' Race, under Pnw S, 2JO Glrlt' Rtct, ureter 12...............lit Prize 5; 240 RACES Half Mile Daih 3nll One and a Half Mile Relay Race 3 2nd JO AUTOMOBILE 1al PriM 2nd Prtie t 3rd Pnn j Three Big Concerts LETHBRIDGE MILITARY BAXO MUSIC FROM MO BIG DANCE IN THE ORCHESTRA I 'x BARONS'-SA6C8ALL CLUB the whole' -district run about 15 to IS bushels acre. Ourlarmc'rs are.' all hopeful and anticlfotn preparing Vcrcry possible. acre of land this fall 'ready for' next snrinp fifteen bushels and the of wbr fields are (mproVin's 'aridI'viHr make rncro feed than estimated-a, month r.IIlk niver, here Is nearly, over and many are busy threshing, the average yield of wheat Is around ten bushel? to-acre. Lee" Walker, who crops In the dlstfict expects'7to" rnn'twenty-to twenty-fife bushels' tooths acre. The Stover'ranch is threshing :just 'now; they are-gelling a very-fine grade, of marquis yhcat the. Is scarcely up lo average. One. oV two head'erg are in use In the district, Mr. E. D. HOlzie, amtiltloua younger farmers, la.very pleased with the work d'one by.hfs machine, TABER. Tabor. Aug. Is well 'along in tbe Taber district-'- erage, yield on summerfaUow Is about 10 bushels per spflrife "and; fall plowing there Is practically noth- ing The grain that ii beisg JhrcsSed lump and hard and la ranking -Ily ss nnmbpr one nanl. Moat of the big threshing will not pull out this'year Tbe crop' Is very light, almost nil. ;But'wp nre-not dtsheartcnefl. We shall .corjiinue (o marry in marriage (o build and aacf sow Soil that "in a drought will yield bushels per. acre, of ploinp A'l grali Is "good for SO bushels in a normal as we expect to Me next if we had at nil the success of our men at the antidote for all bltfei'.1' MAORATH. Aug per The iverftge will be from 2 lo 3'buah- eTaiper afcre'fln acreage'seeled H is eslimaied that there will-be Sttfnclent grain for neit year's' seed- cent, of catting Is completed In I Ills district. Sumrocrfalbwcd land will yield on an averag'a of 16'boshels per ,lcro. rail plowing A lolal fail- ure, considerable done for nbxt near, itg. ,._ minlber.of farmers are seeding f all while others' are tap i e difficulty .Is being lir Istbnji .Juilklent .fall 'b'e the coiin- _ eiltpra'bf miJiHclparafslrlct of Eiifcka, No. C.5; reo.uwttng them 16 aupply the WARMER. Warner; Aug. 26.r-Cron In this district conipare favorably with any-part of the district south' and east of Probably Ja dozen heidcTX are worltlng: In llitf lorollty, and mufl] ulieat Is ?avcil whlrli tlie birders c-Ould liot (ouch. re- HuH'the farnierfl'n'tf will get'bach enough 'Svheat fii'rrilsh tneir seed (or next j-ear; fr'hl'l jt many H'llh rye teed and on will hare wheat to arc latins (hi'mitfer up with the some fields rd'ica wlii yield ironitc> Foremost, Aug 2o ctrtttfig started jn. .this Jlstrict rlfleerith and Is practically rtnlshed