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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, lOtS TTTR LmreniDGF. DAILT HRRALff THAT SON-IN-LAW OF PA'S PAGE THREE By Wellington \re (tone? t^n'i know r i.UErriYHERE)H nvr' HERE, I r MAKE rtf ONE aCjfiR. \ fii VVEEK, l^ST FOR>^0 DWS BY Om ShOWK Hf^U= or It YESTEROW. W NOVPPE/0|RS? V More Deeds of Heroism Told By The Records (Ciiniiiliaii ProsH nispalcU From Ilpuler's liimitod) London. Aid;. 2!).-'Die Lonilon Haz-i)tt(^ contains yonu) KllrrlnK RtorlcH of (lecda o[ liurolHin and indomitahle courage. In Uio coiir.so of a long iial. thoro Is luonlion hy Vico . yVdmlral Koyos, commnndinK the Uorder Pat-lol, of a caao lii connection with tlic > Becond l)lockinE operation at O.stcnd on thn niglit of iMay i)-iO. Vice Admiral Keyes says that aerial photographB, taken prior to Ihc preparation, clearly showed that the enemy made especial preparations ;n anticipation of a renewed attack. The operation was carried out in mined waters in tiie lace of a tremendous fire. The greatest credit was duo to the volunteers for tlielr hazardous service In the Vludlctivo and the motor launches. He detail.s also the rescue work by tfie crows of the innumerable craft which covered and screened the Vindictive, led her to her objective Olid rescued Burvivors of her crew after she had been preraeditatedly blown lip. The list Includes four engine room artificers of whom one was taken prisoner who di-stinguishcd thomsolvoR aboard the Vindictlvo during the att.�.ck on /eebruggo in April an dimmodlatoly voluntoerod for further service on this occasion. Thoy behaved with conspicuous bravery. The mentions also include the Frencii vicc-adiniral, Ronarch and other Kreiich naval men for their assistance in this and earlier operations. Three Victoria Crosses were awarded namely,' Lieut. Commander G. E. Dummond, of the motor launch section, who notwithstanding three .severe wounds from a shell which killed some men aboard, navigated his seriously damaged vessel and took off from the Vindictive forty of the crew, some of whom had been killed during tho embarkation. Thou ho sank exhausted. Another motor latincli liiter rescued hlin when his own craff. was in a sinking condition. Another Victoria Cro^s goes to Lieut. Commander Holland Bourke, of another launch, who engaged the enemy with Lewis guns. After withdrawing, ho hoard cries in the water and re-entered the harbor and rescued the wounded clinging to an upturned skiff. His motor lamich was hit in (ifly-nvo places, including one hit by a six-iacU shell. Another Gallant Deed A Victoria Cross was also awarded to f^icut. Victor Crutchlcy, who participated In the previous unsuccessful attempt to block Ostend harbor. Sul)-seiiuently I'o immediately voluntocreii for a further effort and assumed command of the Vindictive on .May 19 after his superior officer had been put out of action. He manoeuvred the Vindictive into position and refused to leavo the vessel until he had searched tliorouglily with an electric torch for .survivors. Further ho assumed command of Jaeut. Commander Druinmond's motor launch when the latter was placed hor.s do combat. Il(! kept her afloat by iiailiiig. The craft was nearly awash when he was rescued. Captain .T. 11. Henn has lieon appointed Companion of the Batli, and Captain I'Jrnest Wigrani, Companion of St, George and St. Micliael for gallant conduct. Seven woro awarded the Distin-guishod Service Order with three bars, nine tho Distinguished Service Cross with two bars, two the Distinguished Service Cross, two conspicuous gallantry' medals and two Distinguished ;\ledals. enjoying a visit from their daughter, Mrs. I>aura Krasier, and granddaughter Phyllis .June 'of IJillings, Mont. Abnor I'Voed has harvested two hundred acres of wheat with ills Ford car attaciied to his hinder. lie travelled about four miles an liour .on liigh spcied and did the cleanest job harvesting of any we iiave ever seen. Abner e.\-pects to get 20(11) bus. of wheat. .Mrs. Dunn, of .Medicine Hat, is spending a visit with her I'allier Mr. Gideon Cronkite, and her sisters, while Mrs. ('ronkite is enjoying a visit in tiio city at Medicine Hat. Rev. .Mrs. Fennur Is accompanying her husband on iiis evangelistic tour. The recent rains have been a great benefit to thi; potatoes, pastures, and farming operations. l''anuers can do good plowing now. FRENCH ACE HAS A GREAT RECORD With One Machine Has Destroyed Over .30 German � Machines Sot.ime, nrriviiij; lln^rc just before five o'clock. At live o'clock he had become thn foiii|iiiii)r lit two boclio machines. He I'll tluit evening for ills new asslgiini.-iii. Tho followihfr day in tlio Cliam-l)a,';nc he felled ;i Orrniim machine and on tho next twci (m .luly lit he brought down ilni'"; 'on .Tuly ill. two, and on .Tuly 1!^. oin . "i'iie followiiur i-- b'> � ;nvu ai'COiiiiL of his aerial tactir-.: "Tactics, I liiiv.' none, f attack witching my, advii-ary's nK'.noeiivre. In tho last coiiil.nl; in wliicli 1 have participated I hav.- suiceedcd in forcing my manocuvriiii,- upon them. In my light on J\\\y 1 attacked two Gorman machines wliii 'i were luotect-ed b> a patrol oi si.\ others. I fixed ray gaze on my two victims but never did I lose sight of tin,, patrol. When tho patrol ruslii^d m1 me I was able to break away by iiKinoeuvring. "You ask me wliat dlstauco 1 shoot. Generally irom loi) metres according to my i'.'iativc position, I believe It could li,. said. If 1 attack frontally I start to .-.lioot at I.IO metres, that being tli.' luo.sl suitable, allowing for the siMi'd of the machine. If I attack in the ri-,-ir or laterally, 1 get somewhat closer ' People's Forum Communlcationa under this heading must bear tho alguaturoa of tha writora. cossor to Mayor Ilardie pledged to this end. � Yours truly, H. GALVIX. Witii the French Array in France, \ug. 29.-Cieut. Hene Fonck. tho lead-iig French ace, has brought down since January 1, fifty of tho more than three score German aircraft he has destroyed. Of the fifty enemy machines vaiHiuished this year, thirty-two have fallen before him in tho same airplane which is a spad-hlspano biplane with two machino guns. This constitutes a record for one machine. Between July IG and July 22 he felled eleven enemy machines, nine of which already have been officially accounted for. On July IC, whllo stationed in tho Sonime, ho was ordered to report to the Champagne. He left lor Paris that day at 10 o'clock. He lunched there and set back for the THE CITY GOVERNMENT Editor Herald: Dear Sir:-If tho report is true which is In circulation that Mr. Hard-io intends, to resign his position as Mayor of this city in the near future; 1 believe tho matter of selecting his successor should bo considered seriously by tho people of this city. I nm a believer in a democratic form of government, and bcliovo tho people of this city should adopt It at tho earliest possible date, and am In favor of selecting a successor to Mayor Hardie who will pledge himself to bring about the change at an early date. Democratic government, means "rule by the peoplo"; it means a government by which the peoplo governed are adequately and sufriciently represented. Our, present form of city 'gov ernment Is not democratic, beiyiuse the people governed have not adequate or sufficient representation in it. This war is being fought to s.avo democracy which means "to savo tho peoplo the right to rule" and if it is the best form-of government'to rule a nation, statei or province. It 'is surely tho best form of government to rule a city. It is not tho duty of the present commissioners to initiate a change of city govornmont, why should they'? Did you over know of . a nnm who would admit that ho hud > too much authority and asked for It to bo divided'? . Tt is up to the pooplo of this city .to initiate thn change, if they desire it, by selecting a successor to Mayor Hardie, pledged to bring tho change about. It is not necessary for mo to attempt to educate thn people of this city as to tho merits of a democratic J'orni of city govornmont, as thoro is nothing jnysteriouH about it, most of UB havo noticed that we have not hud much voico in governing our city's affairs during tho prosout govern-ment's regime, unless wo happened to bn one of tho dolegnllon which was invited to decide Issues in tho' city government, in which all tuxpayoin of this city woro Interested, and should havo had ii voice. I did not empower any of those dolegatos to act j'or me, did you? Under a democratic form of city government ovory ''Issue portalulng to tho city will bo decided by our rep-. rogontatives whoin wo elect nml dolo'-gato .with authority to represent us. I bellovo that there'has been sufficient defects shown on the surface of the present form of city govornmont to warrant a chuugG, and tha most offoctlve (ind qulcUest way to bring tblB change mbout, In to solect a sue HAS GOOD CROP (From Our, Own CorroaDondont) Pakowki. .\ug. 2(1.-The evangelistic services which have been conducted the past three -iveeks at Glassford, I'endant D'Oreillo and Orion, by the prairio evangelist J. D. Fcnnor, and tho pastor, llev. J. Golding has been a grand success. Tho evangelist is a fearless preach or of the truth, he preaches masterful sermons, liews his way straight through on gospel lines. His sub ject Sunday night, Sparlcs from tho anvil 'doctrine, "Immortality of the Soul," was listened to by nearly two hundred people In tho town hall at Orion. Those services are still in progress at Orion. Vorno Wegner of Pendant D'OrelUe, arrived lio'me last week from Sarcee Camp, Calgary, having been grafted a leavo of absence till Oct. 1st. AVillio Weeks hacl the misforlune to bo thrown from a liorse last week and broke Ills leg. Dr. Bartlott sot the limb and ho is getting along well. Mrs. Ed. Bennett is in the General hospital at Medicine Hat, where she haa uiidorgoiio a very sei'ious opera tlon. riev. and Jlrs. Golding have been Eye Glasses that Don't Slip or Pinch. PLAN TO SINK EIGHT Canadian Atlantic Port, Aug, 28. -The crew of tlie submarine told Captain Burke of the Bianca that . they had sunk an oil tank and that they intended to sink eight steamers now Ijound for this port. FOR SALE~(AgricuItural) (IVliBn Replylne Mention Tho Heraldi FOR SALE OR TRADE-2(1 acre, fruit farm in B. C. Write Box 871, City. 217-6 FOR SALE-Five good milch cows. Apply G'J 4th Ave., HardloviUe, Alta. 218-G PROPERTY FOR SALE iWhen nsply'.iiB Mention Tho Hcraiai EFFORT FAILED Washington, Aug. 28.-Complete failure of the attempt of General Horvath, the C, p. R. FreIsM S^iada PHONII om**........... Ill* �table* .......... 1M4 Nursing Mission PURE FRESH MILK, From tuborculosla-tosted cowb -Anyone roQuIrlng such njllfc for babies way do so dally. Tho milk is free to those who cannot pay tor It, and at cost to ttaoBO who can. AUCTIONEER Long oxporronce In stock and farm machinery. Sales conducted iu any part of Alberta. P. LAVALLEY COALDALE, ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call Tho Dowsley Land Agency, Lethbridge. Phone ,1809 Free! & Eiiiott Sheet Metal Works Expert Hot Air Furnace Work Phone 1713 330 6th ^St. S. Lethbridge, Alberta SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIGHT TRAIN OR HOSPITAL CALLS, LETHBRIDGE HOTEL. CLOSED CAR PHONE 1324 Reliable Shoe Repairs THE CITY BOOT AND SHOE REr^AIR SHOP H. LANGLEY, Prop. �lOS 2nd Ave. S. Plioflo 1731 Next Fire Hall L. A. H. Roosa Baggage Transfer We meet all trains Day and Night. See us at Depot, or Phone 1869 WHfN^Ybiif HAVE A Jijj^ td d.fKer 1/ PI B asenohfy i SecV Veterans' CIuV Phone 372 CANADA POOD BOARD LICENSE NUMBER ZrQiH ;