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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta "oVKK TII1KTV THOUSAND CANADIAN TKOOI'K OX I'AKADK VIerchants Report Increased Business Under One Former "Booze Fighter" Outfits Whole Family. "Sober and glad of it." That was the slosau unioni: the many men en Saturday ert their first dry payday by patron- izing the ice cream parlor instead bar. And business in the stoves showed the effect of ths change. Many'men who from time inline] oriai considered payday ampin ficatiou for a big "bust." found Ihcni-i belies on Saturday witli a wad ol money ill tln'.r poc-xets and the usual 'avenue for -le'Siu: rid of r. t! sha'-e of it closed up tight. The TC- Isult was thai they patronized the and '.he niuiiifss :li ii'j i down town section on Saturday alter, looon and evening showed it. Every 'Store visited by the Herald Saturday tbis morning reported excellent business so much better than that it could oe reiii.u'kcd, from hirar o hour This was particularly notice- able in the dry goods and dothins stores, the stores not the increase so great. Some merchants also noted an in- crease in the amount of money paid in on monthly accounts. As an example of tlio way prohi- bition is working out. one man went into a clothing store. He had with lilm his wife and. whole family, lie outfitted all the children and was mighty proud of hen'. Prior to .In y first it was considered the inevitable 'thing that he would have a carouse and spend a good share of his wages ,for drink.' Another man pulled out a roll, of 'bills that would an ox. Ho, too, was wont to fight Hie booze pay. day, Asked what he was going to do 'with the roll he said, "Guess will open a hank account, it's the only thing left to do." Not One Arrest. Another remarkable result of poy- dav was found at police court. Thous- ands of dollars were paid out by the Capture Further Important Posts, and Push Announce on French Front j i I London, .luiy suconcl line positions norlliwcst !ol' wood have been cnplurcd by the Brilish in hi stormy silUick. Hie war oilier: announced today. Positions cap- tured MR- statement characterized as I'tn-tlier "important success" 'extended over a front ol' over lil'leen hundred yards. A strongly held position at Waterloo farm, cost of Gongiic- val. also has been captured by the British, while the remaining Isiroiitrjiolds of tin; (ieniuins in Ovillers and Lahoisellg were taken. ..rf.r-s r-vir-winc tlilnv-oMi- troops from ail parts ot Canada at Rorden, the largest camp in Canada. Vp by marchinB, which, combined with the intense heat was the cause of a riotous outbreak the Camp Capture Trench British front in France, via London, July British today captured a German trench in tlio neighborhood of Pozieres. British Make Progress London, July on the British front continues most satisfac- tory, says Renter's correspondent at i the British headquarters iu France, Cranhrook Business Men '-Have' Narrow Escape From Deatn on Mountain Road i.ui; in nun iini. Uo you agree I with the civilization of Germany? o so, beat it over then: and you UiavR to fight whether are on a picnic-. will not to mo back, llui the real men arc not afraid. It's die a glorious iltatii than live like it or Mr. Shirker, if you are a "real and not. a misfit, you will do your duty. You may try to convince yourself thac your princiult's are against war. Yon may in tact, nmko tteL all kind, or excuse, to llp to But u-ill not excuse yon. rrora I a man, faeCore-it'fi tier to die a glorious iitaui man ih.clorious idiei-cas when your j Counsel Rests Case on Technical try r.eerts yon. For die you must whether it's on the imulnfieltl of free- :dom or ia your bed with ice on your British headuuarlers in France, AnnfA he adds that it is reported that pj Hrrrfl havc 111 fli I LnLIUiancI are pushing on toward Pozleres and Martin Puidi. Delville wood was taken by South African troops. Clean Out Machine Gun Nests British Front in France. July The capture of the trenches strength- ens the new British line in this vicin- I ity. The British also cleared nests of I Herman machine gun operators who had been holding out in cellars and behind barricades in the ruins of Ovillers and Laboiselle. Otherwise the situation along the British front, is unchanged at this hour. A total, about 10U officers and men-sur- rendered to the British who had stead- ily closed in upon them, using bombs Crowd of Spectators I'ernnbronk, July lo tjio I ,6n hit he d d e J 'before the court was called to order, to sa> that he