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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBHinOK DAILY TIU'HSIUY, DKCUMHKK 13, 1917 ACADIANS OF TO-DAY Votiifg Facilities for The Soldiers Have Improved An Acadian RICH la its history rt strong KM -and neroic n'otnen whose ftlr rirg ad-ventures by land aad aea set the imagination aflame, ap- pealing In its wild scenery.of Ukw( and streams and wooded Ing iu' the lanns and hedges and streets of Iti villages aw! towns, country from Yarmouth te Dlgby. Nova the Mecca, of the historian, 'the 'Air jyiinter, the'geologist, and the raca.. tipn seeker. In thl? -to-day abound! in rlrers acd-latft'' teemlDH with lusiy, lea pine-QUA, ud is with of pine, hemlock and borne (tf tter, moose- and hear, the Indian tuust bave ffom tome- norlal. Such a paradise for the huntsman have been the sub Ject of song and ctory iamooc And here too KoTMraea came full STC hundred years btfore Col urn fcus set out in bis three ticy shlpt Urged on by their dauntless apirit the vlid KorsemifcD drore toclr war tallcTo far south afid from land Jill-they reached the >mnd whtek a uo less: hardy race were later to name It -traa at Tar- nouUi they boulders, bearing Inscriptions IB Ritpic, flour may the toini of CTii vf that darloft advent are ace thousand yean And then cims those 1 ten lures from i Canadian Headquarters iu PC. tbe CaiiadLm Oversea; sixty IHT i-onl ol Canadian corys As thg election facilities have improved during the past leu so too, area Ins been increased, mi- itt now ihe voting in the from IItie trenches, (be gunners beside their guns, and the moti of oilier sections ut special booths under enemy, shelltire. Willi iho progress ol tho election, signs of political activity have Increas- ed uatll now cacipaixu posters var- ious kinds In (he battlo zone contrast curiously with (be and de- structive signs of war. is, ]f possible, keener amongst all rauks. the Canadian cables In the pross and British com mods on (he Canadian elections having glvon tho uien a dear imdersta'ndlGg of (ho issues at stake, while ihe developments at home re- corded In the publications reaching tho firing line, have roused tbe whole corps to the vital nature of the con- test. The pait few days nave been mark- ed by increased activity along our rent culminating in enemy raids in onje strength in where no ess than1 three enemy parties endear- red to penetrate our LrenctiDE. The raids were preceded by a fifteen min- ute artillery -Barrage of oar front line, followed by the same period ot bom- to la Tour urf kte Huguenot wo- WiW by gentle breed lug and TV Wr bvroina her mUTor wi( dvtloed win the most romutfe Immortality in hist or Left in ciarft of her hcrtand's fort, totplrod ber oobk band of fol- by Intrlcut aJorw uhw itUck'ed fey bar hnsbaod's rJral, aid died brolwn hnrt after to watch her followers Mood a kilter MClL Andlu foarfefeed la thlfl tftad natfl wlMa tbey exprtVd ky Esgttak, ud only b( ntlan toU erf farm boana wMch Elz yean teter mac famlUea firai Knglurt. In- r vbc. later built hundreds of.tlw fattex laJlint ships sailed them "to the KYCD ceas and hulH tip mighty which now show tbemsclres IB' resi- set In. surroundlugs of Uwms, and. trwt. But Acadlans returned; and to- day fw: neat villages of their the ahores of Fundy Bay. Tanaoijth to trigfay.. "fbe of theAcadlans have cultivated tfce toft manh lands' acd freak water.iaeadowi, tbe alicplt manners, custooa uid age of their And Ufty miles o! nrn atom swept coast, lofty beet- line corea like rokulc cratars Iku Ua dreami of a mad bardmeot of our supports. We suffer- ed fio losses under iho bombardment and met the attacking parties with such vigorous machine sun aud rillo t'iro thai ono never reached our wire, while, two others retired In.disorder. leaving three uuwouuded prisoners lu our hands. 'The prisoners atlmlt increased tuc- my nervousness at tlie presence of the Canadians lu Irout of them, a nervous-, baaed'on fear, ol attack from' troops whom he has learned to re- spect greatly after rears ot Illct. WUlle llie enemy Indulges in occa- sional raids our partols dominate No Man's Land, penetrating tho enamy's wire and frequently hla trenches. Ser- j eu "little devils" went for one huodrcd yards into the encoiy's terri- tory with f. view of an ene- my post; but our supporting artillery fire was so excellent tbut tlio garrison bed to take other cover. Another trench penetrated by our patrols was found to be occupied by nothing moro than seventy dummies. Day and utght our artillery and ma- ciiine guns' maintain an Intermittent harassing fire on enemy rolds, tracks assembly areas and other centres of activity, while our aExty and eighteen pounders sntye occasionally at onemy working parties. Such Is riie daily routine. TeHa of Ideals of Veterans and Gives Support to Union Government O t Dec, T he Vetera Iho official organ of tbe Ureat Veteran association ot Canada, has mude Us InlUal appearance at tbe cap- ItaL'and from now on will ba Issued monthly. Vfileran" announces that while, devoting Us main attention to the problems and UQWS which In tereai retorned soldiers it will' be ilrictly' Independent and will support all'pillctea of sane rsform aud enllght- ened progress. It declares that It? atra-ls to a healthy national (force attd in civil life the jfpirRibt Jdealiim which took the Cana- L (Han army overseas. Tho firal num- her contains a 'lengthy foreword sot- tlag fdrlh 'The VeteranV ideale and alma ou tho ground of the necessity for the military service act gives, support to the uulou govern- ment. ARTILLERY FIGHTt.NO Dae. 13. Active artillery fighting Is in progress along tho whole front, the war-off ice announces. O. R. MclVOR Laurler Liberal candidate in Macleod 11 tiling. EXPRESSION OF SYMPATHY Ottawa, Dec. prime min- ister hits received, cablegrams ol sym- pathy with the sufferers In the Hall-, lax disaster from the lord "mayor of Manchester, England; Hon. W.' M. Hughes, prime miii'stor of AustralLR, and lion. W. F. Masaey, primw ter of Now Zealand.. tVashinEton, Dec. 13. Abandon- ment of the plan to man all .merchant vessels engaged hr Irani-Atlantic ser- vice with naval reserves was announc- ed last night by the- shipping board. The proposal was advanced by the navy department and at vone time it appeared to hare beep agreed upon but the board decided there wero too many practical obstacles.: to attempt livery opened for the first time today at SS 1-2 but the trading In this mouth very light. In other contracts the volume of business was fair, and steady early in the session, with au easier, IOLC later. parley closed 1 He lower for De- cember and imchanspii for May. Flax closed Ic higher for December, ilc up for January aud 1 Me. higher for May. Winnipeg Market OatB- May con tracts: MARKETS j .Nevr contract: December..... [May......... December..... May December t.. 'January Open. Close. soy. 134 142 234 293 131 141 Z95 292 May-........... Cash Prices Oats- No. 2 S0% No. 3 C.W.., Extra No. 1 feed 77'i No. 1 feedii.. 74% No, 2 feed Italian Headquarters. In Italy. Dec. .the Assoclntal Vcm. Buelow'l trobpe have joined the-Ausfcrians aid _ lans under Field; Marshal Conrad .Von Hoelzendorf; of during the past two days 'be- tween thet Brenta '.and Plavt, THE STORE OF BIG VALUES NORTH LETHBRIDGE jart ,north; of HmU The kae teca Mrare aad haa bem with krre but in the! raaoi tti lUhan UM KM Waa Utlzwd with iligat ratfenUtlon at Mtmte. Spteoneta. nhera the enemy a temporary which ArtQIarr preparation early infantry niskes with Aolriaai on the right and the CfCnaaBn on the left The Fourth Aus- trian dtrlskm, on tho had a num- of Bohaffllan In front. Une.' Theie were frwh from RiiMOrGallclan front. A teiiwrate itnmglo went on around Col. BeretU, -where AattrlanK were aided by enfiladed from batteries on the west bank of tie Brenta river In pofltlona wtablished lines wen re-formed last For some time the BranU (baitlons-wara In the handa of the eaemy but a brilliant counter attack hM newly all the Italian for j the first >lncc they were on the Ug laonio 4ffensire. have your trick frozen hard before belns gent out All special orders should be In by December Positively no orders accepted on Christmas Day. making a special reduction of Ice Cream to "Soldier.1 families." 75c orders wffl be. 40c 90c orders wfflbe.. 50c CRYSTAL DAIRY, LIMITED i; Phorie 1S76 or 1577 L PHCNE 739. WILL HELP LETHtRIDfiE ..Here la oir I and constipation. I drank :bot an.i olive oil'by tie talloo. helped until I'tried tuckthom burk, glycerine, mlied li AdStr-i-ki. ONE SPOONFUL tefped IN- STANTLY." Because AdleM-ta nuk- es the ENTIRE alimentary trrntt It relieve- ANY CASE contptdoa. Km itomach or gas and appcmdt- citls. It has QUICKEST actioa.of anything we ever D Hlfte i Co., Ltd., dmggfats the gaining A foothold. The of the fighting haa ,'not idniKWl tx-Uunily the en- av. Amsterdam, Indication, that the Turks.iill not attempt to captara Jerusalem was glrea by Gen., Steeger-Steiner, Austro-Hungarlan war minister, In replying 'to-a question- raised In tfcs Enny committee of the Auitrtsn deleeatton, .ai quoted In a i detpalcli recelTpd hero today from Vienna. .The general said Jerusalem' ires occupied without ffshttng, lie Tnrki retreating! eastward'throngh the town WUBU luclf OQsltlouS to thu IVbBi were nobjected to attack by the British. Jerusalem suffered no damage, he ssld, and Ottoman supreme command has given assur- the Jerusalem Trill 'now remain outside the Uglitlaf'iobe, general te.lt. HOLLAim The DM. the Mcond caamber .War MlnliUr De J'onft, im to qaestlon, that ti ortar to protact Dntcb frontier townfy frpiii dunace tryoi'cir rmldi fla< will be flown from charch tat no efftettrei protect Acuilra nan found for night Foreign gurernmenU, he add- not rafnod to pay compeiu- tim for doM ky their airmen. A I TPTI All C A I P AUCTION SALE __ ___ r __ Of Horses Cattle SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 1917 OR the Poblk at the Rew tbe City Cirfe, RaynxwMJ 3ln heart ol heavy wort inarei. All In Foor heavy geldtngi, 4 oW; fsHfngs, old; (i.good maoer colls. N01YEI Ten of cows, SALE TWO P.M. f-ROPSRTY OWNED BY J. H. ALLNIO, RAYMOND, ALBERTA 2-3 London, Dec. submarine menace. In rny opinion. Is held bnt not yet laid Sir Eric Oeddcs, first lord of admiralty, In the house of 'commons today. "Our ship- building Is not replacing our loss- "Since 1, when I made my laat Sir. Erft continued, "the downward Irend of marine losses haa continued satlifac- lorlly. The upward'cyrve of merch- ml shlpbuiWhit ami the upward curve ot destruction ot enemy has hem equally utlifactory. have DO reason to doiibt that ill IhrM will continue satisfactory." TORONTO'S TOTAL IN LOAN Toronto, Dec. to a resolution of thank! tendered him at ytiterday'i of .the emptro club for u chairman ot Ihe prorlnclal tommltlea ot Vic- tory loan campaign, Norrnaii'. Soraer. the preaMent, anndunc'wl tlial although all the lists bid Hot been checked up, the figures to date show- ed that had Wa itibicrlh. by or more subscrihera tbiil announceil at tho Victory loan la convoca- tion Ball STRANOtLY (MPRtMID Amilsrdam, bee, Wilson's address to congreM made a tlrange.Impression on ale, ioalmuch P.J (here has BO chanjfi.Iti garla's policy toward ilhce tho bejtwefn Oermany and that Hadoslar- off, tbe Bulgarian premier, to t news- paper According to z Sofia despatch recelrMhrKeft laat X SHOPPING BY AUCTION The enormous crowds of buyers attending our Auction Sales prove conclusively that this method of disposing stock is a popular move, and one that the public are quick to appreciate. We have no strings whatever on the. goods sold at auction. Everything is left in the hands of the public, without reserve of any kind. OUR NEXT AUCTION SALE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY NEXT V TWO SALES, COMMENCING AT 2 P.M. AND 7 P.M. Jqin the Crowd to Hayr's on Saturday FRANK WADDINGTON SELLING THE STOCK OF THE HAYR HARDWARE CO. ;