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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THR LRTIOniUBMUB t JJjKMtJI and fHI LlfHMIOOt HlftAUD INO LlMITtO m tth Street Lethnrldea Praelflent and Managing Director fata BtulBtn Manager TILRPHONM Office tubaerlallon par weak par yaar by par year by par year by mall par yaar to Datee of expiry of ap paar dally OB addraaa labaL Accept of tfte la ear authority to contlnua tao tub THE PROGRESS OF THE The German drive the Marne baa Jbeen practically At only one point did the Germans make any ialn south of the and within hours the organizing a counterattack had driven them back across the river During the first day at the German the losses were all on their the loss In prisoners alone being rery Nowhere does the Ger znazf line show any ad vance The American forces command the river front where the Germans several times attempted a crossing but The practically for the first acting as shock troops Tigalnsta German haveprov their no longer will theybecontemptible inthe eyesof Their defence has been and lu keeping with the mag nificent record of the British and French troops throughout he entire FEED SITUATION IS The announcement on of ths jronrpt solution for Albnrtas feed difficulties In which the provin cial and Dominion governments and the lines of our railway Uys tezhs participated will be welcomed by the farmers of this It means that there should be no more irony about wintering and therefore there should be no call for Camera to sell their stock at a sacri With our millions of acres ot un used especially in the there should be hay enough to feed live times the number of stock own ed In the The question has been to connect stockownars up with the bay and grazing The en ergetio manner in which this diffi culty has been solved means a sav Ing of millions of dollars In our live Block tillage discontinued would have produced the eame and the Red Croti wonld not hare Ueen the Rhould serve to convince Dominion Police Uiat their methods afe not ixattly suited to the and hat tlie goodwill of the people ot this country is necessary to keep up he production that win the PROSECUTION AND In a letter appearing In another the Coalhurat Miners Local makes a public grievance against the activities of the Dominion Police In arresting 14 mostly at that place after shift and bringing them to Lethbridge where they were fined owing to the fact that they did not hivve on their persons at the time of the arrest all the docu ments considered necessary to comply with the The Herald had occasion recently to too energetic methods of the Dominion Police in this and If the facts as stated in the letter from the Coalhurst Union are it certainly appears to be a case where persecution has taken the place of To us it looks like Just a taste of what we would have to put up with Canada ehould Germany win the But Juet at present we are not ready for Ger man We are glad to note the statement ot Capt Lindsay that the fullest in vestigation li to be He is not acting The not condone the breaking of the new hiw requiring that certain ahowing proof ot marriage and nationality should be Hut there la a way and ar wrong way to enforce the law and to ua it u it the wrpni way were feting followed to this dls The to be in me in other dUtrtcU and no com are being voiced thought there was some little trouble In the north aome weeks Neither do we like the attitude o the Coalliurst miners in deciding to deduct the amount of the recent fines from the Red Groan donation for th iplan may be bu a declaration that the urfion as a whole ngt uncalled Of arrests on such grounds In the Is to have civic wood EVOLVING THE LIGHT The French recently won another notable success by the use of the mobile tanks in which they have say the Toronto quickly upon the very com plete victory of tho Australians at Vaux in cooperation the now of British which moves more quickly and is more easily guided than the larger tanks used in he Somme offensive in and with profit In the Cambral operations ast the French success he way for the organization of the Allied offensive that must be under aken before Germany can be brought o her The tank was a British invention and was used at the battle ot the Somme in In some ot the raostfierccly contested struggles jt hat campaign the tanks were of great value in sheltering the attacking Brit sh infantry and in dealing with the German machine gun even Bt that early were scat ered about in front of the main ene my trench line in shell holes and in carefully concealed The anks ceased to be of much value as he season advanced and the shell holes in the area of operations were Hied by the autumn rains which ransformed the battlefields into mor hlle the Germans have been con structing movable heavy and to the Allies have evolving a tank that can be used on the battlefield to attack ma chine gun positions either by gunfire or by crushing them to the These new armored probably have not weight enough to smash a concrete pillbox of the Flanders but In war of movement there s no time for construction of machine gun The new British are easily steered and have much greater epeed than the original which weighed from thirteen to fifteen tons and took a curve very They appear to have solved the problem of lightlyen trenched depending for protec tion largely on machinegun outposts located in shell holes and concealed The loss of life in the capture of Vaux and the Wood of Vaire by the Australians is reported to have been astonishingly email be cause of the service rendered by the tstnks in silencing the enemys ma chine guns in the In recent French attack the tanks appear to have been equally As a weapon of offense in dry weather the landshlp is its In the great which all the Allied people look forward with ear nest superiority tanks may prove almost as valu able superiority in the We know some people think it was a crime that the confiscated that 11400 worth of booze en route to Lethbridge for stampede DECREASE IN THE TRADE OF CANADA July decrease ot in the trade of the Do 16the fiscal year is shown by the inonthly statement through the customs Canadas trade for the first three monthe of the present yearXotalled while last year the three month period showed a total of A decline of than the total of goods imported into the Dominion during the three month when compared with the previous la shown by the For the first three of the present fiscal year dutiable goods were imported to the value of and free goode to the value ot making a total ot Ijast year the total dutiable goods tor the three months amounted to 945 andfree goods to a total otf The duty col lected tfcfs year amounted to us against 1n 1917 The tailing off in exports was much greater than that of imports for the three whencompared with totalling The total domestic for three months of the last fis Sal year were This year they1 totalled decline by the part ly in the Export of manufactured ar Domeatic manufactured articles during the three raontlm period las year were exported to the value o while this year exports of this nature totalled only The fhief was la the export of agricultural products the totals being la 1917 against this a tell Ing Off ot ECKEDUPIN s POM TUB IffAM Harry of Wetaa Is The Thornae ishop ot the fcatholic diocese otAl is of med cal officer of the 42nd in died of Westminster Ladles Tor after an existence of will not reopen Its doors this tVainwrlght son of and Abbott ot who is with the Flying Corps of the Tench army has been awarded the military a Nova has ent a jewel to the Red Cross Pearl raying that it omes from one whose ought for King and Included in a list of prisoners held n an unknown camp in Germany are Sarah 116 Hughaon and Charlee Spring Nove The British Home Office Depart mental Committee has discovered a irocees which destroys anthrax germs n raw goats and camels Formaldehyde the chemical At Brentford First Baptist Church Llewellyn for nine years afltor of that announced his eslgnation to accept the pastorate if the Grand River Avenue Baptist Very strong influences are being brought to tear in London to induce Sir Robert Borden to lengthen hto it being felt his continued pros nce on the war cabinet is desirable during the critical weeks Private George Fletcher of the Port Arthur ministry guards was acciden ally killed at the Port Arthur Gen ral His head was caught y a moving elevator and crushed be Hla parents reside n Ten thousand persons in San Juan have been ill of a three day fever rtur ng the last two according to doctors of the sanitary In some instances business houses have een forced to close because of illness among their A Mennonite colony from the United has purchased the big farm at 30 miles west on the Canadian North ern formerly owned by Sen ator Aime The colony will include from to An early deadlock In the arbitra tion proceedings between the Toronto civic employes union and the city was avoided by the unanimous selection of County Judge Emerson Coatea worth as the fifth man and chairman of the arbitration At a special meeting of the Coun ty Council at H Moyer of Clinton former Warden of was appointed to Jie vacancy on the Suburban Area caused by the resigna tion recently of exWarden H Senator Joseph presideni of the wholesale dry goods firm ol SIcCall Montreal is dead at the age of 89 He was a member of the legislative aa senVbly of the province from Easl Quebec from 1875 to when he was called to the Vllhjlmur the Arctic ex stricken with fever last Apr at Herschel and taken to Fort Yukon on a Aog will spend the summer in New York in order tb recover his according to a letter from him received by the Ex plorers Albert a engineer residing at appeared be fore ttfo justices of the peace at Re gina and waa fined and costs on being convicted of seditious utter on June 19 The seditious language was used to Cross can Queen Wilhelmina of The Nether according to a dispatch from The Hague to the Central News has tharged Deputy Nolens leader of the Catholic with th formation of a cabinet in succession to the arlmlnistry headed by Premie Cortvan Der which recently Frank the last of the trfc on trial for his life in connection with the murder of Constable Bernar Snowdon on April 5 last io Rosen blats hardware store in Winnipeg was sentenced to be banged on Sep tember Philip Johnson and John Ctoike already hare been sentenc ed to hang in connection with th death of Constable The war has caused the belligerent of Europe the loss of not less than potential because o tire decrease birth resulting from the aaysjjjtr Pernard re gistrar general of Groat Thi lie Jiaa lost In then potential lives H believes that other belligerents hav suffered in thisrespect more tha Great Sir Bernard eat mated that every day of war mean a loss of potential liven of chili to United France Italy and the Central Consolidated Financial Statement of the National of CANADA FRANCO The National Council of the herewith year covering its entire service Overseas and in complete statement of its finanoM for the ot tka Canon anaagad UK November omplele stateaent tor tke year tfi7 reedr for aaatteattoa tccat Red Triangle faad bat owiag to ceadMees The Executive Committee of tka to have n complete statement for before he recent Red Triangle Paad bat owlag arising aat of Military oaeraHem ta ana been It is presented new at the earUeat date tknt have The portion of the feOowtag wktck eonearaa Cnglaad and Prance already been to tha Military Audited tof the handled ifcevo been submitted to the Militia Department nt Ottawa aad for the past two regular accounting kna been made wall to tka in England end In U addlttoa to tka regular audit In f tha canteen cheeked evety month by tka Mtttary PieM determine tke nnwaat wkfck tapeidto Mattery Indicated In the Printed eoptea of tha audited atato mente are posted up la tka for tke iaformatloa of tan The General Operation Aeeeaat on tka oae hand tka entire receipts of the National Coanett from tke gross sales of Military in England aad nnd from subscriptions received dnrtag the On tke other there la shown the entire tor the oeit of the sold in tka t he connected with the entire which canted on under the direction of the JXational TheBalance tka of over Of this the sum of the balance at the National Head and the remainder at the cad of the calendar year ameaat available to oa until the time ot the campaign in While the financial statement drawn up on the basis of the calendar year the receipts from campaign of one year nave to vervejektil the campaign of the next Tke nbeve balanceat the national Headquarters was by April iust before the new not only used up but changed to a deldt of This t offset by tke balance wntek to main tained there as a working balance to carry on Tke item ot n amountwhich had to be expended for shrpau the scarcity of supplies formerly done there had to be transferred The long period of time required for the shipment of these to the continuous employment of n large Tho amount expended for this as at December to be treated aa aa expenditure and placed in a Reserve Account against the mer chandise In It a possible asset and when be devoted to other forms of service to the it no longer required to maintain the canteen service in It to provide for this expenditure only because the amount naked by the National Council in 1917 oversubscribed by more than the amount required just at the time tke Canadian Purchasing had to be But for this it would have been necessary reiiher to borrow this large amount or greatly curtail service in It to be remembered that the goodajtt the front in where the greater part of the stock is are subject to enormous Tka KaftUh to tka April aaffetaol la nad caateea aapaUea at aw MfUloa la tka morn recent oJeaetve tkeAmmiean taffored leeaea aearly aa aad tke Natteaal deemed It a matter of pmdenee to be to meat If It faU oa tke Caaaalan The National ConneU haa from tke irat dedarad devotinf to tke service of tke whatever In tke Military Pnnd nt tke dene of tka war made known to and accented by tke The need for the win coatlane att of demobilisation and the plan of the Natieaal whatever balance thea exlata to keep aa tke i to tke daring tknt Importaat period Anna nvm VI mm aa w tended for the purchase of canteen and other annaUea la Canada shipment to Beginning with on account of t scarcity of supplies in Great muck of tke purchasing The ttaUeaalCouncil of tke Werk la n renreeeataHve tke throughout bat It ao antkerM bfttty for nay local Tke connection with tkoae of any local braack of It wishes to Bake that tka faaae In or aabiertbai for tka MflMary WattikMe win aat ba aeed in oaanectfen with the reaalar bat aneerrllng to kept la tka MOHary Workand Tka caareeeated in tka etaaaditnree at stateaMnt eoveraal at the opening of tke epatatlael la Prance nnd convalescent Loadoa nnd aad feraatry land to the Snath of There were on Ike Ovaraeaa ttaff ill SO of whom were at for pay aad and tka remaiadar i of the There are also n considerable aaallkaff i noncommlMioned oflcers end datattial by tka Military Tanmkarof raak because of pedal reopenslkUityr expense of the for he extra nay over that of tkair i Civilian help la employed where aad In Canada tke In Red Triangle naval alallonB aadnea treoa Tnis required approximately 100 wae awn on a civilian basis and entirely at There also required a considerable staff of employed axdetiva of the of who render tkeirServicettaev The scope end variety of the entire In so far expendi can reveal are indicated la the following Signed on behalf of tho National Council of the Chairman of Finance J General H General Operations for the Year ended 31st 1917 Operating Balances brought forward from a At RECBIPTC b In England and W Remittance from Canada in 1916 received Overseas in Gross Sales AS In In Subscriptions received in Canada Ontario and Western Maritime Interest JlW vivv Subscriptions received Overseas V Interest Adjustment of Exchange between England and SMI r of Goods sold in Transportation and Transport Equipment for Canteen Loss from Damaged ShellFire and Canteen Administration of Canteen including Warehouse Hut Tents and Percentage of Canteen Sales given in Cash to Military Units for Extra Free Distribution of including Service to Free Distribution of Athletic Supplies and Free Distribution of Religious and other Free Music and Automobile and Transport Equipment and Supervision of Military Camps Canadian figures include Administration including Office Expenses Canadianfigyres include Pay and allowances of Overseas not on Government pay extra pay and rationsof noncommissioned officers and men on staff Overseas wages and board 01 civilian help and salaries of Secretaries in Military branches in and Office General and Sundry including Interest and Information aiid Educational Hospitality League Work in Expenses of sending workers Amount paid to theBritish for work among Canadian For work among troops in Cash paid in Caftada for of Canteen and other supplies for still in For work in Military Discharge on Troop In Ontawo and In For work on in Munitions Plants and Internment Naval work at For work with Boys on Farm Organisation and Collection Expenses in connection with Financial For of Natjonal part of which is Military Administration and remainder National supervision of Boys Industrial and Railroad for which were subscribed in conjunction with Military by agreement of regular Balance of Receipts and Expenditures carried forward to of which at National CANADA ENGLAND 8 PIANO M H aj 44 W M w i A atlliW AUDITORS CBRTIPICATE We have audited the vouchers and accounts of the National Council at and ofthe Central Territorial year ended 31st and have been furnished wUlrthe audited of the Maritime and Western Diviiioni of tke NaUwial CMMldlfor the same We have atolaw furnished with the Annual Statement for EngUnd for duly and the Annual Statement far Pranccfor 1917 with the Certified Statement for the six to June we to Military restriction on civilian travel fetMtn England and it was muMNeiUe fdr the auditor to go to rrance and complete the to 31st the ancf atatements with above General which combines according to the and the above ataunual in our correctly forth the of the National Council at home and PJCAP HUDSON It Chartered July gO ;