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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1918 THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY IJERALD PAGE FIVI". EATS DIPT MAI)H IN ^- of information: "Sohie people make insidiong comparisons of the fxttiil of the Gorman offensive on Manli si with that of the Anglo-French nttml; (m the Somme front on August s. 'I'his shows a serious tiilstmderstaiidiiis. Why the Ger nuins were able to advance more than thirty miles In ;i weik was because they had ovo uiiclniiiig numbers, amounting to three id one with the largest reserves aviillnlili' to continue the advance after tlic initial assault had broken our lines. "Our attack on .\\n;iiht .S was on a much smaller sinle ;ind the allied superiority on 1he iu!ii::I front was not nearly equal to th;it |ir V.C. BROWN. Sup'l of Central Wultm tiruidw* CapitaiPaio Up. 115.000.000 T Reserve Fund. . $13,500,000 BANKING BY MAIL This Bank will open a Savings account in your oama - and your deposits and withdrawals can be made en* tirely by mail. Intprest is allowed at the current rate* Write lor particulars. losw Lethbridge Branch ----- R. T. BRYMNER. Manager Milk Rivei^ Branch J, V. STEEL. Manager PRICE nVE NOT FIXED Winnipeg, Aug. Z7.-There Is absolutely no truth In the statement appearing In the press that the price of ryo had been fixed by this board at $1.68 a bushel basis for tomorrow," says IH. Tociley, secretary of the board of grain suoervlsors for Canada today. FAVOR STRIKE Toronto, 4uB.' 27.-So far as this city is concerned the sentiment of the Canadian Pacific telegraphers is distinctly in,favor of an immediate strike to compel the company to gtant the wage scale demanded by the � men's Hlriko committee." Voting today on the question as to whether the matter woiild bo submitted to the railway board or strike, resulted overwhelmingly tor Ihe strike. Balloting on the same iiuesllon'is taking place today in other largo cities of the Dqininiou. TENTATIVELY ADOPT IT. ^ W^ashington, Aug. 27.-By a vote of 7;i to 0, the senate today tbntatlvely accepted Senator Cumnilng'a amendment to the inan power hill "work or fight" amendihent, providing the provisions shall not apply in casus of labor strike's where the strikers sub-mil tholr grievances to th6 wiir labor board and return to work at once ponding the board's decision. New York. -A^ug. 27.-In order to make ii appear lhal lOngland was responsible for the submarine warfare on American shipping. Dr. Edward Rum-ley, not only tried to put out German propaganda through George Todell, the New York Evening Mail correspondent in Germany, but endeavored to distribute to the committee on public information an article by Gerhardt Von Schulz Gaevnitz, member of the reichstag. designed to affect growing feeling against Germany, according to a statement made by Deputy Attorney General Becker. In January, 191S. Mr. Becker declared. Dr. Rum-ley submitted to George Creel, chair-nvia of the committee on public information a proof of this article. It was turned over In an investigator and sent back to Uumley. characterized as "a ."ifjaeious hit of German jilcadlng." This article, it was explained !)> the : ? > ? > : ? ? nurseries and It the stock Is grown at a high altitude so much the better us that undoubtedly helps harden it. One of the saddest things In the cvporience of the West, from the nursery standpoint, is the numerous discouragements that have resulted from unscrupulous or inexperienced mirsery firms and salesmen loading up some of our most progressive farmm's aud townspeople with all kinds ot good-looking plants, shrubs and flow ers. lhal had no chance at all ot succeeding for the simple reason that they were not acclimatized to our rigorous climate. Get the hardy homegrown stuff from the reliable local nurseries and save yourself much wiisle of lime and money besides adding beauty to your surroundings and encouraging your neighbors to do like- WiiO. It has rightly' been said that the Introduction ot autos amongst farmers make such a growth that they come to blossom the first year. Uargo flower seeds like sv.-eet peas and nasturtiums planted singly in cgg-shells or small 'ones raised in egg-shells or small oni?3 raised in plants and transplanted to the shiills In the seeding stage, get a long handicap before It Is warm enough tor the egg shell to be delicately cracked and set out in tli� den. � NEWS NOTES. losses on the British front from Jttne ^ Kovcrnmenl authority, "falsified dates 15 10 August in. are estimated at 20,-; in order to m.Tl;u Ihc submarine warf, i,,,,.,n,p,i nLnnllne- to ii verv eon-200. where the British casualties were on commerce a conscqhcncc of tho^.^^iL??^^ Bfltlsh blockade." British Columbia potatoes of thla season's crop are being shipped tn United States �Milltary ca-.iip3 in Washington. It is said'that the potato crop in that state is a failure this year. British Columbia shipments so far this year have been double what they were last year at this time. Lieut. Herbert McKenzle Ross, son of W. R. Ross, M.ii.A., former minister ot lands In British Columbis, has been awarded the Military Cross. Lieut. Ross' has said nothinK about winning the decoration to his relatives and the only news ar/Iving was the press despatch, which reads: "SuccoastuUy surrounded a farm and killed or captured the entire garrison." -- \f9C' AT THE EMPRESS ^ The story of A Modern Lorel il." the .Marine feature which has created quite a sensation by Its hearty and general interest, was written, by Richard Willis, one of the partners of the well known firm of Lios Angeles of WUlls and Inglis. This is the first time that Mr. Willis has written a photoplay In many moons although he was at one timo responsible for many well known m.o-tion pictures. In "A Jtodem Lorelei'' he has written a story replete with heart" Interest and many dramatic slluall'ons as well as with an eye to the legendory beauties ot Uie theme. The. atithor spent many .days on the beautiful Santa Barbara Islands and with General Manager .Air. Philip JI\".son and' the director ot the feature, Henry Otto, and h-Ti says that the stay on thoEo rugged and romantic islands ^r. ir.t.pirailou ot itself. He is delighted with the manner In whlon his "baby" has been'* presented unlike uicsr, sc;f;tu authors bas not a kfk coining. 2,54-1." UES Toklo. Aug. 27.-Kmporor Yosliililtg; today summoned officials to the pai j ace to hear llicir reports on Iho ricu | riots which now have virtually cea.sed. Unrest continues, however. In minor districts where conBirterablc damage h,aB been done and a number of rioters killed. The newspapers of Osaka cstiinato that 2,000 rioters, 162 policemen and} four soldiers were Injured in the Osaka prefecture BOARDING HOUSES SHOULD GET LICENSE Ottawa, Aut> 27.-More than 55 cases of fines, and closing up orders, as ponalties for Infractions of food cssulations ai'o set forth in ihe Canadian food bulletin. Just issued. AM eating houses and boarding houses are again warned to secure sugar certificates as soon at possible. R ICKED UP IN ASSING1=' FOR THE BUSY MA.N 1 ^"-^^ .fe..; J^^'^;^^^^^^^^ ^T!^' -X:}, "�'fi AT THC EMPRESS Tlic civic council of Vorkton, Sask., has iicc-ciited the gift of a gun. captured in Ifrance by the 2nd batlulion ot Iho Duki! ot Wellington's regiment 111 .\pril lust, at Rioz du Vinuge. The gift was proffered by Lloul.-Col. Paw-Ictt, O.C., ot the battullon. Capt. IG. G. Duncan, who has been ongagcd in oversoua work for the Y. M.C.A. for nearly four years and who prior to that time was social and membership secretary of the Edmonton association, has accepted nn offer made him to return to that worl^ there. Attor a trip that started April 2, and ipcluded a six hundred mllo ride on dofislods, G. Eldon Merritt, AngU can missionary, has reached Calgary. He loft In 19ia for Bernard, a point in the Arctic circle, about 800 mllos east and north of Herschol Island, among what are known as (he "Blonde" or "Copper" lisqulmos. Pilot Mound, Man., citizens liavc launched a movement lo promote immigration from eastern t:;anada and the Vnltod States lo southern Manitoba. They claim that that part of the country possesses advantage and attractions that have been overlooked during the big rush westward in recent years. Estate valued at $2,192,438, of which $2,062,gG2 is -personal and $171,570 is real. Is to bo disposed ot by the will of the late Wra. Henry Alexander Fraser, of Ottawa, who died on February 4 last, The will has now been flled in the surrogate court for probate. The beneflcarles include hospitals and homes In the city antl personal friends aud servants ot the deceased. Mrs. L. E. M. Armstrong, wife of B. M. Armstrong, of Black b, Armstrong, ot Winnipeg, iti to receive the major t>art ot tho revenue from the ostiUe, siderablo extent through observation lessons. A good shelter bolt around farm buildings has many advanlagns, pro-lection, shade. Increased value ot property, adding beauty lo the home surroundings, and therefore making for permanency. Then, within that shelter, quite ii variety of smalt fiuits ctiu be grown successfully besides tho more tender varlotleB\. ot flowers and shrubs. Trees, shrubs and flowers, therefore, have many advan-|,tages, particularly on the prairie, so we strongly advise our many readers to do more judicious pltnitlng. A Winter Garden. It Is a pity more p2ople do not knov; how easy it is to have- a wlndowful of blooming nasturtiums all through tho cold months Take clippings from the vines before the frost cuts them down or oven after frost, hunt about for protected shoots that are not nipped, set them in glusssjars with bits ot char coal in Ihe water to keep It clear, and watch them spending out white thread lets or roots and presently a profusion of guy flowers. , Both nasturtiums and sweet pens can ho raised from seed in tho house and It the soil Is rich with liquid fertilizer, will bloom freely. Sweet'poas planted Indoors the middle ot March should be tall enough lo bloom in a few weeks. Crocus bulbs planted In a shullow pot about tho first of December will bloom toward the-llvst ot February. Bulbs started, one to !i berry box, early In the spring, and sot out the momonl tho frost loa,ves thp ground, hdat by a fortnight their relatives left to "go It alone" In the coUl soil. Hollyhocks started In tho depth ot winter FMPRESQ 1 J TONIGHT tl LAST TIME PRANCES BURNHAM AND, TONY POWER IN A SIX ACT FEATURE /'A Modern Lorelie" Also your favorite comedian Gale Henry and Hughie Mack in "SAVED FROM A VAMP," And. Latest Current Events TOMORROW-FRANK KEEN-AM IN "THE RULER OF THE ROAD" THURSDAY-ELLA HALL IN "WHICH WOMAN?" THE EVER POPULAR TONIGHT Also Latest Screen Magaxlne Wiiliam Farnuni in "PUYING FAIR" LAST TIME TONIGHT GEORGE BEBAN AND GOOD COMEO^ ONE MORE AMERICAN" 6?510724 0779 ;