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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, .HJLY 8, 1918 THE LEtnnniDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FrVE OUTABiH with tlio DrltlBh Army In Fraiii�, July 7.- (By tlie AsBoniutnil Press) - In tho Oornittn counlor attack iigalnHt tlio new positions galnnrt by the Australians and Ainerlcnns around Hnniel two Amoricans and five AustraliauH were captured by the onetny. . Voluntoors were called' for and an Aninrlcaii party brouslit back the captured men and a Gorman oftlcer, while twolvo Australians brought tho number of German prisoners to fifty. The story of this Incldont as told by an Amorkan officer who took part in tho tlBhting follows: "Tho Boschoa did not bother us UHtU Thursday nlRht wlion they made their doimtor attack which was repulsed. They old succqed in the fjrst.jrnaji however, In Retting hold of two Americans and five Australians, whom thoy carried back. "We ImmedliUoly called lor volunteers to go out after these captured lads and all our men at once began yelling for the chance. Corporal llaymoml Powell was first put up and ho was given a squad of men for the work. Straight Through  "The guns had down a heavy bar-rngo but tho corporal led his chaps straight through tho fierce tire and charged, hot foot after the retreating enemy. The Germans retired to a strong point but the volunteer party went in after them. "Our two boys wore retaken along with the five Australians and the corporal and his party also captured a Bocho officer. In the meantime, the twelve Australians had circled around and Joined tho American party with the result that fifty Oerman prisoners wore brought back. "That night a Hoclio sniper caused a lot of trouble from n nest In tho front lino, and one of my men wont out across No Man's Land alone after hhn. The yunlcoii got him and loft him dead on tho field." "I want to say hero," tho officer added, "that those AustrallHMS nro magnltlcont fighters. Wo have been learning tho game from them. Our fellowH. wrttchod tho veterans closely iind It was a case of imitation without a second lesson." Last night the correspondents slept ou' the ground with a company of American troops who played a prominent part in tho great show. The story of the fight as related by one of the . btflccrs contained many new features. Tho Indepcndnnco Day drivn had left a triangular salient In the lirltish line on the river west of Sallly-Laur-ette, and it was to remove this that last night's assault was undortnlten. The affair neoms to have bi'cn a complete success. There was a heavy retaliation from the Gorman artillery boiween midnight and four o'clock this morning) but thus far no conn-tor-attack has been reported. Nursing Mission pure "fresh milk From tuborculoslB-tested cows -Anyone requiring such milk for babies may do so dally. The milk is free to those who cannot pay for it, and at cost to those who can. notice Gas consumers will please bo advised that their gas accounts win still be payable at the Canadian Bank of Commerce as heretofore. CANADIAN WESTERN NATURAL GAS, LIGHT, HEAT AND POWER CO., LTD. AUSTINS ilN FROM THE P!AV[ Washington, July 8.-The Austrian! have been cleared completely from tho right bank of the New Plave, says an official dispatch today from Rome. TOTAL 93 DIED ONTHESTE A Perfect TreaM For This Distressing Complaint AVasino, Ont. "I ,hftd an attack of Weeping Eczema; so bad lli;it my clothes would he wet tliroug-Ii at limc.s. Forfourmonths, Isuircrcd terribly. I could get no relief unlil I tficd 'Frult-a-tives ami 'Snolha Halva' Tlie fii'st treatment gave me relief. Altogether, I have used Ihrco boxes of 'Sooiha Salv.a' and two of 'Fruil-a-tivcs',and um cnlirclywcll" O.W.IIALL. I'.otl; these striiing remedies are sold by dealers at .OOc. a bbx, 6 for %'l.ra, or .sent on receipt of price by i"ruit-a-live.s I.,imited, Ottawa. "Fruit-ativcs" is also put up in a trial size which sells for 2Jc. EFFORT TO SETTUE TELEGRAt^HER STRIKE Toronto, July 8.-S. J. Konen-kamp. International president of the Commercial Telegraphers' Un-ion'of America, is expected in this city within a day or two to make one last effore to secure the re-emp'oyment of suspended telegraphers of the Great Northwestern Telegraph Company and to prevent the strike to take place on Wednesday and spread all over tho G.N.W. system, according to the ultimatum served on the minister of labor at Ottawa lait nlflht following a mass meeting of the telegraphers here. Peoria, Ills., July 8.-Ninety-three persons went to their death on the steamer Columbia, when it went dov/n in the llllnolo River Friday night with more th.Tn 5C0 excursionists on board. This estimate was made today by the coroner after three more bodies had been recovered, making the total recovered 79. He said 14 were still missing. He said the Inquest will not be held until the latter part of the week. Efforts are being made to place the responsibility. TO SUBDUE PEASANTS TONIGHT AND TOIVIORROW WORLD PICTURES PRESENT CARLYLE BLACKWELL AND JUNE ELVIDGE IN "THE MARRIAGE MARKET" BILLY WEST,. NOT CHARLIE CHAPLIN IN "THE CHIEF COOK" TWO REELS "Pathe's Animated History of the War" First episode. These will bo shown every Monday and Tuesday. Thoy are intonsoly Intorestlng, and authentic. Thl|B is not a eorlal but a series' of war pictures. Amsterdam, July 8.-A dispatch from Kiev to the Ukrainian press bureau says the Ukrainian government has requestsd-Germany to form a flying column consisting of one German battalion and four armored cars for each province in prder to subdue peasant uprisings. tORTANT POSTS LLEOBYIANS OF APPLICATIONS Ottawa, July 8.-An Indication of the intention of tho governnit'iii to have I nil important position^' fllli'd by the i civil Horvlco under the autliorily fon-ferred upon that body l,y the Civil jBorvIco Act of last sesHioii, is tho calling by tho commission lor applica-, tlons for tliree important positions on ' tho war purchasing board. The ne\7 j officials re(iuircd are three assistant! directors who will receive an initial I salary of ?;i,00() a year. 'IMk! duty of , tho directors will be to examine ten- I ders and make recommciidal ions in ! connection with tiie awiudiiii; of contracts. They may bo rnquired le travel and reside in any pari of Ciiiiailii if neccH-sary. Tlu! commission iinnounccs that consideration will be i;iven to telegraph applications and iirra^igeiiient.s will be made for personal interviow.s in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg and Halifax and elsewhere it neces.sary. ITUESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Compare Undernoted with Cash and Carry Prices. We Deliver the Goods. .. 1.10 50c 10 lb. Sacl^s B. C. Granulated Sugar. Sale Price....................... Dominion Corn Flakes, 5 pkts. Sale Price ...................... Fine Ginger Snaps, 2 lbs, Sale Price ...................... Fine Lunch Biscuits, 2 lbs. Sale Price ...................... Boxes Pels Nnptha Soap. 10 bars. Sale Price ..................... 32c 38c 81c Maggis' Soup Tablets, 6 pkts. 9C- Sale Price .................. ............ 63C Bottles Hoibrook's Pickled Onions, also mlxo^ pickles. Sale Price ...................... Finest Corn Starch, .? pkts. Sale Price ......... .................... 5 lb. tins Roger's Golden Syrup. Sale Price .............................. Packets Vcrmicella, 2 pkts. Sale Price .............................. Deliveries Every Hour B �FOR WOOLR I m. IN MISERY FOB YEARS Mrs. Courtney Tells How She Was Cured by Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Oakttloosft, Iowa.-" For years I was simply in misery from a weakness and awful pains-a n d nothing seemed to do me any ^ood. A friend advised me to talce Lydis E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. I did so ana got re-lief right away. I can certainly ra-commend this valuable medicine to other women who suffer, for it has done such good woik for mo and I know it will help ' others if they will give it B fair trial.'' -Mrs. Lizzie Courtney, 108 8th Ave., West, O.skaloosa, Iowa. Why will women drag along from day to day, year in and year out, sulTering BUch misery aa did Mrs. Courtney, when such letters as this are continually being published. Every woman who .lurtera from displacements, irregularities, inflammation, ulceration, backache, nervousness, or who is pissing through the Change of Life should give this famous root and herb remedy, Lydia E. Pink-ham's Vegetable Compound, a trial. For special advice write Ly^ia E, Pinkhara Medicine Q?., Lynn, Ma^s. Tho result of its long experience is at your service. iSETTLElNI SHE IN IHI Vancouver, July S.-.'Vfter several conferences during the week end bO' tween rcprcaontatives of the city, board of trade, power eorapanies and the men, ,settloment of the iliffereuces between the companies and the men seemed aa far away as ever this moru-ing with the possibility of a general strike being called in all lines of industry Htili looming up. The men arc contending that all now out on strilio must return to work or i'ono at all, and that before this happens the full demands made by the men must be met. No than seven civic and municipal councils are today considerinr; the strike sliua-tion and tiie H. C. Electric Company's application tor authority to ingrease its tares. The city of Vancouver is losing ?]50 a day in percentage of street car receipts. Willing to Concede Ottawa, July 8.-The street cars anil power plants of tho British C'ol-i umbia Klectrical Railway Company will, it is expected, at the labor department, bo in operation within thirty-six hours. Hon. T. W. Crothers. minister of labor, when seen this mornins stated that tho company was willing to concede practically all the demands made by the employers, if the Vancouver city council would sanction an increase in fares. Returns from the firjit sliipmonts ot wool by members ot tlie Houllieru Alberta Wool Growers A.s. : : FLY FROM CALGARY 10 EDMONTON Calgary, July 8.-Katharine Stln-son will attempt to fly from Calgary to Edmonton Tuesday. She plans to laud in tho Edmonton fair grounds about two o'clock. Her only burden will be thirty eight gallons ot gasoline and a ciuanlity of letters wlilch she will deliver to Kdmonton otficialH. It she can avoid it she will not make a stop on tho two hundred mile tllglit. BATTLE CONTINUES rMbpCCC TONIGHT AND LlVlrKLDO- TOMORROW PARALTA PRESENTS HENRY B. WALTHALL, in "HUMDRUM BROWN" A man ) never a failure until ha admit* It himself. If you don't �ucoeed at once, try somethlnB" else. Don't be a "humdrum." Wake ' up and make a noise. See how this was accompllahed at the Empress tonight. Also Lonesome Luke and his latest aoroam "On the Jump" and latest Current Events. ^ AND STILL THEY COME HERE THURSDAY, FOR THREE SMASHINQ'dAYS RITA JOLIVET in "LEST WE FORGET" A DRAMATIC THUNDERBOLT � wmKmmmmmmBBssBsmmamm Vienna, July 8.-Italian forces In Albania, the War Office announces, attacked the Austro-Hungarlan forces yesterday on the middle and lower Voyusa River. The Austrian advanced posts were withdrawn to their main positions. The battle on the Northern Italian front, east of Monte Pertica, continued yesterday afternoon, the announcement adds. : ? :  With the American Army In France, July 8.-Although the ; entire front continues in a state ; ot tense expectation of a re- : newal ot the German drive, ? tho enemy efforts have not yet ? developed. Comparative quiet ? prevailed In all the American : sectors last night , and this > morning. J> There has boon an Increase ? however, in the aerial activity, : chiefly in the patrolling and ? scouting branches. * : : * * > : ? hRPHEUM.Mme. Petrova EtemX^Ition- \ � twx^-^^-,^^^ IVI A METRO WONDERPLAV FIVE ACTS LONG AND OCEAN DEEP IN SU-\M TONIGHT At A P^EME PATHOS AND POWER, A STORY OF HIGH LIFE AND DEEP ^......- - - ..-^^.S^ � SHADOWS. A BAD FIRE IN GRAHAM, ONTARIO Winnipeg, July S.-The entire business section of Graham, Ontario, has been destroyed liy fire, Tho estimated loss is ?700,000, partly covered by insurance, Graham is a divisional point on the Canadian Government Railway east of Winnipeg. The fire broke out in Cosco's- general store at 10 o'clock this morning, and was not under control until 12.30 o'clock. Tho Graham Hotel, the post office, tho Bank ot Montreal, Hudson's Bay general store. Cosco's general store, Jewel's general store, Hamilton Brothers hardware, throe restaurants. Day's drug store, BIcArtney and Hiirke, jewellers; Ras-tus, the tailor; Kttrldge barber shop, and Mrs. Honsen's millinery, all were burned out, hcsiods four or five unoccupied buildings being destroyed. Waterlon Lakc^. .Tuly rt-Miuidrcds of vi.sitorfl visite dfiiniou-i Waterton i^akes on the l'"irHt. Tiie entire , day was given over to sports and prizes were awarded as foliow.s: lou yd fool, i race, men--(;. I'ellelier. I'lnclier Creek; O. Deuc^c, Cardstim. Km yd. foot race, boys-l-J. Hall, t'ardsloii; K. McCarthy. Twin Untie. .'.0 yd. toot race, ladles- I. K. V.. Kellund. Twin Hutte; (,'.. .McCarlhy, Twin liulio. .".0 yd., girls-13. Young. Macleod; 10. McCarlhy, Twin nutie. Sack race-C. I'elletier, PInclier Creol : : � his aeroplane to the deck of a transatlantic steamship. Otlier good pictures including comedy. I. CASES ADJOURNED Calgary, July S.-Habeas corpus applications made by eight farmer-soldiers, following the 15arl l..ewls case were adjourned by Chief Justice Harvey today. Although it w'aa said that some of tho men had been taken on (he train witli a recent draft, his lordship thought it best to assume that they were still in the p\;ovince. At the first hearing Justice Stewart directed that the military keep these men in Alberta until after the trial and notice to this effect was served ou BARONS REO CROSS Barons, .luiy i;.-Tlio monthly business nieeting of the Barons Brancli I C.R.C.S. was held in the rest room ot the Women's In: