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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILT HERALD DECEMBER the c feeraft alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY and LtTHMIDQt HERALD MINT ING LIMITED tth Lcthbrldfle Buchanan PrMldent and Managing lohtt Torrance Business Manager I T1LIPHONE8 1282 1224 Subscription Rates per per year by per year by per by per year to Dates of expiry ot subscriptions ap pear dally on address Accept ance of papers after expiration date Is our authority to continue the sub 1918 IN RETROSPECT In the annals ot our Empire there have been wonderful But in the woiderful year which expires to day there has been experience transcends all This la due to what cannot but be described as a sensational denouement in the sudden ending of the great war In tue war It The year 1918 may well be described to be a year In which the la spite of a sustaining waa raised from what was tantamount a slough of despond In Its early so far an progress of the war at the time took to the penith of jubilation to which the start events of NoTember gave Jty will go down In our history as the tjreat and exceedingly triumphant the year of great vouch fated to To In the Dominion in Empire it will be the fear of There were dark days in the spring If this year with the enemy often five at full Paris appeared to ta hourly almost in his The of the Channel learned It looked as if boast that ke would drive the British into the sea was about to be Bat the enemy and the valor of our i soldiers and with the help of f From the mid lie of July to the beginning of Nov Imber there Intervened a hundrea iays of irresistable triumph for our The German wave ot progress as brought to a its fury become exhausted through the folidarity of that on which it had lashed i and with gathered ttrength the sone of Empire hurled tack the Teuton hordes to a surrender tbat was only prevented by a throwing up of bands in the request for ah The first month of 1918 marked an epoch In the realizing of our nation in the taking of our proper among the nations of the big shipbuilding program only wooden but steel started to be extensively Wilt ia Ihia The alto jaw the proclamation of President Wjl fonsifamona fourteen It was Quired i by the mining explosion in with its 85 jivea The alt first plBCft of wariu the new fuel or der which disarrangedand worked hardship on The the Military Service t tailed In Canada on the In In Its early came hat WAV a event la the istory the war when Russia vlr ually went completely of it with arranging notorious Brest Litovsk treaty with U was the monthwhichkitf an biiUtandtng igura th We persohjiel of the war dla unexpected resignation f Chief of the Jm Aerial Two disasters overtook In the wrecking of the He4 liner Flortzel off a of 102 tor doing of Uur hospital ship Glenart th its tollOf 184 As a tern irary boon to farmers and as a war the duty on motor tractors value waa lifted en the flnth of the the fourth day of March Russias Jijateetlon was made complete by tho jlffming of the peace treaty with Oer a treaty which makes Breet atovsk a byword in the history of in froational The hand the inhunian Hun wan again showed the torpedoing of the a line associated with the id with iutereit in that her command Captain wag instrumental delivering the murderer Crippento e authorities on board the Mflfjirose hu at that time Uu sinking of the Calgarian H hundred Ireland and the It may one of noisrtsoni In the dwth on the 7th of the Irish Red On the In the opinion tt Arthur the representative of Labor In the nrltteh the conntry had arrived at the raoit crt tical stage of the the 2Snd the enemy started his of the an offensive full of des tiny for him as after events We in had the war brought home to so to In the tic regulations in the way of restrictions in the serving of and wheat The third of April MW the enemy within eleven miles of It tho most eventful day In the his lory of the war with regard to the advance in his In this month Canada had well advanced her program of shipbuilding with the announcement in he House of Com mons by Ballantyne that 14 shipyards were engaged in build ing steel It was a month of bitter streets for the with the enemy offensive at full and caused Lloyd George to state in the House of Commons that the cru cial moment had come and that the call had to go out for extreme sacri fice to supply the needed A ter rific struggle was going on in France and Belgium with onr forces hard and the consequent yielding up of and The Empire was held in an agony of The critical state of affairs in Eu rope caused In Canada in April the call to the colors of unmarried men and widowers without chlMren from 20 years to 22 years who had been granted This month marks the daring and famous achievements ot the British fleet in bottling enemy submarine bases at Ostend and In the beginning of May the as he then openly boasted of driv ing the British into the Matters were with the British loss es since March 31st to the beginning of May had reached the total of over But a reaction then set The enemy was repulsed in and north ot and the Australi ans in a fine attack advanced the Bri tish lines in a sector before On the the day scheduled on the Kaisers program for the taking of events showed that he was out of his At the end of May the enemy threw his whole fight ing machine in thrust at the He crossed the enveloping Sots sons and threatening Rhelms so that its abandonment was In the beginning of June matters on the battlefields were still very ser particularly with the French against whom a fierce battle wae rag ing on the north bank ot the German subs about this time made their appearance off the American The llth of June was a great day for the for a counter at tacit was and the second offensive of the as it is was brought to a On the 15th the enemy drive wai turned to real On the whole front be tween Mont Didier and Chateau Thi erry the outlook waa regarded with more On the 17th of the mtmth the debacle of Austria was started by the brilliant action of the Italians in resisting the enemy at tempt to cross the Plave and turning the Anitrain drive into At the end of the month the Anstrians were retreating in In at the same the were making great advances between Bail leul and The opening of July saw the Hun again rivalling hlu atrocities in the torpedoing of the Llandovery Out of a total ot 258 on board only 24 For the first time In his tory American Independence Day was celebrated in In this month the of the Allies considerably It marked the beginning of the end for the On the 18th the Allied counter attack started In The enemy waa harried that whole companies fell asleep at their through sheer Roy and Courtoon Woods were cap tured by the By the end ot the month the Allies had greatly ex tended their zone ot battle and had to their credit a vast quantity of pri soners and captured August saw the Allies still pursuing their victorious The important town of Vllle en Tardois was envelop ed on the east aide of the Marne and i enemy prisoners The Ger man retreat out of client waa turned iuto a were driven 20 miles with enormous logs in and and all their hopes ot victory In de spair at the turn of events the enemy pushed his submarine and on the 14th of the month his subs were off the gates of New Suc cess after success followed tlift The taking of localities held by the enemy was almost a daily Kenunel were The Hlndenbnrg linn wee tt September was the The torMt the north ot tfet Manning the Allied line forward to tfcf Atae The In whlefc the drove tbetr Into the Hun Gen eral Allenby made a brllllMt rad great victory in nd to to the bitter the eieay quit the In October the enemy wae ttlll on tlie run and hard TIM CMS einna on the 9th penetrated Ostend and Lille and the detMele of the foe was hastened by the render of Austria on the Md Of Turkey on the On the 2nd of November tho Cana dians took Tho OlOOiy was now brought to kneof with the armistice signed on tho and the vurreador ot MM part of fleet on the So far local eveitB to tho year now almost over will fee reaoahorod by the disastrous tire which contained the Acadla block on March tho In as in other wo were affected by the Post Office On June we participated In what was a national event the general reg The not ed for big transactions1n land and such as the sale of the Knight Wat son ranch in too Buck ranch In and Juet recently the Miebach farm Though the year been a lean one In the crops prosperity in no wty materially lessened witnessed by the success of for notably the fine result of the Red Croat drive ia January and the splendid response to tho Victory in which the city and dUtrict not ouiy exceeded the Mhooriptlons to the previous but alnuxt doubled the amount With regard to disagreeable memorlee will be remembered for the epidemic of the Spanish A Happy New The fact that Sweet goes dry tomorrow may be a help in formulat ing your New No doubt there will be complete harmony in Poland when Paderewaki becomes head of the new Lethbridge had first touch ot zero weather for the winter on Sun Medicine Hat hant a corner on all the weather as Lloyd George only had a majority of Thin will be to those who have been telling us hia popularity was on the KIIF WITH THK OOOO hJAO The Rotary Club did a service to community Monday it to a feMlm and flallon Memorial Fund with a tooAly sub gcrlptioa In to tbe way for further contrtvnttoM tor tbe purpose of erecting a memorial to the sol diers from city district who have given oil IB the Oreat There are many of opin ion to form the memorial should it but no matter what may eventually decided upon it will require a fund ot pro portions to With tbe boys re turning almost every Hay our dnty to those who have fallen on the bat tlefield or at sea during this war Is ever In our and the Rotary Club has served a good purpose by crystallizing that duty by giving us all an opportunity to to a fund which will eventually be used to perpetuate their Funds for the erection of memor ials are not subscribed In a The next step to be taken therefore should be to form a to undertake the raising of the fund and the erec tion of the Perhaps one of the flrtt the committee should do after organisation would be to decide on the form of the memor Once contributions would be much more likely to come rolling However a start has been made In the right and it remains now for the citizens of Lethbridge and district to organiie without delay to carry the project to ft ts YOUR mrmoTic PRIVILEGE to sawaixltonserveAVhenyoueat LARGE FAMILY From Our own report ed that cupids court wae besieged last week In several and from many before the could Could one blame the president ot the when eating oft that service at the Kings banquet he wondered how King Woodrow would sound Only one woman waa elected to the British house and she is a Feln er and wont So John Bull wont have to draw up a new code of de portment for members of parlia Mayor Hardie has blossomed forth as a character U he could go just a step further and hypnotize people into paying their prompt ly he would be in demand in the cities ot the A chicken almost wrecked an eleva tor at Prince Albert by rooiting on the balance of the weigh Chick en have been known to be moit but this ia a new one on They generally pick their vic tims from more animate than It is claimed that the Kaiaer is pro tected in Holland because he belongs to tn order of Knighthood with which many Dutchmen are This Knighthood business has wonderful We had better get rid ot the Knights in Canada before they are powerful enough to cry Let all the Knights stick The Calgary Albertan gays its mighty poor business to minimlie the Influenza We second the When the epidemic tint brolie province Lethbridge ook vfciy too strict to rnrny of IAI bun samen while Calgary rather poohpoohed the fact that they had any Influehia in that The result was tbat Leth bridge recovered from the first wave and though we still have some the scare we ail got than resulted j in all precautions being taken BO thai we are now fairly well oft while Calgary Buffered a aecond wave n4re malignant than the Cam ouflago in poor business IB connection with the Influenza find a man with the proper capabili ties to tie the The people ot Raymond are agreeably eurprlned and extend to the happy couple hearty and a bounteous re tarn in their new Er vln Fawns and Miss Anna Jensen were the ad the of the one Fawns is well known throughout the district a very successful fanner and alto a member of the board of the Stake Young Mu tual Improvement Mise Jensen is well known to the people ot The newlyweds will reside In Ray mond until when they will move out on Fawns eight miles east of Naldcr left this morning tor called home be cause ot the death ot hia Stake Priesthood Stake Priesthood meeting convened President Brandley taking in the absence of who waa called to resentatives from all the wards were present Bishop Ma grath Bishop of Stirling Bishop of Burdett Blahop of Barn well Bishop Peter ot Willing Bishop Allred and Bishop Evans of Raymond of and of King gave a very interesting report of the findings and recommen dations of the church amusement committee prhich met In Salt Lake City in king was our Christmas in Raymond passed off very The drunks were con spicuoua by their One mother remarked Its the saddest Christmas weve ever Families met in family reunion all over the Some of the larger ones were the of where the fifty mark in children and grandchildren was nearly reached the in town the the and many Christmas night one of the largest dances of tho year waa held in the opera The Relief Society of the 2nd Ward sold Ice cream and The proceeds will help paint and renovate the 2nd Ward The good people ot the 2nd Ward are having a carnival to help raise money for this Christmas night a large lump of coal waadisplayed on the stand so tiiat anyone wishing to guess at its weight could pay 25 cents and test his judg The nearest guess is to have the ton of coal given by The proceeds from this will also go to the 2nd Ward renovation GERMAN of Ger man propaganda literature distributed for the purpose of creating dissension between the allies and the United States concerning the question of the freedom of the has reached A large amount has been bin the German agents continue their work and are spending many millions of any of It is all food Shredded Wheat is the whole wheatnothing wasted or thrown If is a nourishing wholesome substitute for and other expensive ibodsNosugfir is requiredsimply milk and a dash of salt RICKED UP IN SSING FOR THE BUSY MAN A potash factory is to be establish ed at The exmayor of Spo died from Mayor of was reelected for another SomerviUe was again elected mayor of retired leather man formerly of died in One of the best known engineers on the died at hia home in Have in the person of Alexander for five years assistant superintendent at the vlncial epileptic has Ouelph has adopted a new munici pal It will elect eighteen aldermen and they will choose a may i Certain areas of the Northwest Ter I ritorleg are being withdrawn from the provisions of the mining I to provide for thorough examination of native copper near the Coppermine River and Bathum The executive council of the Am erican Federation of rejected a proposal calling for the formation of a national political labor but voted tosend delegates tothe inter national labor conference to be held at Versailles next The daughter of Leon the bolshevist minister of war and mar and a bolshevist named Lewow were arrested In according to a Polish agency at Six million marks were found In the apart ment which they were While no official action has been it seeing likely that the Intern ed alien enemies of the various in ternment camps will be This seems to be the feeling in gov ernment There are some aliens in the various chiefly There are considerable num bers of Austrlans with Bulgarians and Alfred a Winnipeg business joined the Princess Pats as a private in Now he is the com manding officer at that regi Shot through the junn at Vimy In he contracted pleumy and hiK life was despaired hut he got back to the regiment and wjki promoted to the command on the death of Colonel Strong feeling was evidenced at the meeting of the executive of the Saskatchewan Grain Qrovere associ held at was t the and widespread attempts being made to lecure a re laxation ot the proient prohibitory re strictions on the use of Intoxicating li Walter son of tho late James and Kansas have purchased 7400 acres and leased additional in Montana along Yellowstone river near Livingstone to engage In the live stock builneis on 7400 head of cattle already have been placed on the Touching on the report And rew Bonar chancellor of the ex would be one jf the British delegates to the Peace Conference Lloyd George points out that It WBK as the chancellor was the government leader in the house of commons and his presence would be needed at SMITHS plurality over Charles Whitman In the contest for governor last November waa This won shown by the completed tabulation of the votoa mudu nubile late today by the atate board of Braltha total vote was and that of Governor Whitman waa flgurea included the sol diers Logan Geggic of Parkclale j Presbyterian who has been overseas in France for almost six has i Otto pastor of ity Lutheran at near has been inj One hundred and fifty returned solI dlers will study agriculture at the Agricultural Saskatchewan this More than three hundred pigs bej longing to a farmer ot Brocki ville had to be owing to an outj break of Despite some protests the call of i McKinnon to Knox has been sustained by the Presbytery of Lawrence son of the into Sir John was sworn in as ac countant of the supreme court of On the retiring acj is 85 years of j John age one of thei beat known live stock men and ranch era in the Inland died sud denly at his home in He was a native of Owen John a of fired at a Hungarian girl he greatly adj but missed and turned his i revolver on inflicting grazing of Brumi died of influenza and pneumonia she was a Hister of Kdward who died of the same diseases a few days i i Fourteen cents iv quart is too high a j price for according to the Food Boards tho Chatham Fair j Price Committoe and it has re ported this finding to the Following out the of Hie Winnipeg board of a conference of representatives of all the board of trade and other commercial organiza tions of Canada will beheld in Calgary towards tho close of Robert Wilson head of the engiiy oering staff of tho Crows Nest IBHS Coal been appointed to tho management of one of the Oranby coal mining properties at Cas on Vancouver Albert a returned sol dier of the Great veteran of the South African and formerly tnom ber of the Royal Northwest Mounted died at He was 38 yearn who recently went overseas to take up a short term of duty with the medical been appointed chief assistant to the director of medical service ia the fau adlan THE ROWl BANK Of CANADA Incorporated 1869 Head Office Capital Capital Paid iJSMS Reterve Sir Herbert VicePresident and Managing General Supervisor of Central Westerji Robert Special care given to Savings Sayings Bank Department at all A general Banking Business Manager Manager Manager LETHBRIDGE BRANCH MAGRATH BRANCH CARDSTON BRANCH THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND Preiident H AsitGenL SIR JOHN Gmni Manaoar Supt of Central Wntein Srancho CAPITAL PAID i RESERVE Consult the Manager regarding your banking You will be met with courtesy and find our service prompt and Lethbridge branch Warner Branch Milk River Branch 101W Manager Manager Manager Borrow to Buy Cattle Mixed Farming is the big money maker Of grain and fruit and vegetables pay but beef and butter and are piling up the profits for the Milk more fatten more cattle raise more If you need monay to do come to The Merchants We art glad to assist all uptodate IMC MERCHANTS DANK Head Office OF CANADA LEI HBRIDGE MONARCH NOBLEFOUO KiLPATRICt 11 8B4 ;