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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE RIDGE Y HERALD THURSDAY, .TULY18,1M� \ Xetbbti^gc Ibctalb Xctbftrlbflc, HlDcrta DAILY AND WIBKLY Pr�yft�ter* and Pybll*h�K RHB LETHBRIoaS HIRALO PRINT INQ COMPANY, LIMITKD ^ n-tth ttraat South, Lathbrldg* W. A. Buchanim Pnaldent and Manadnc DIractoi lehA Tonance  - Builnata Manafar ulnaaa TSLRPHONES ORloa :............� Ottto............... U(l ubacrlptlen Rataai tHOT, AaUTarcd, par freak . Datir, dollTerea.- per year , DallTi t>7 mall, per year .. Weakly. mall per yoar .....IIW W�aWy, tiy �n��i. pw T�^r to tr.s.ja.oo .-.r .10 ...15.00 ...$4.00 Uatea ot axplry ot lubscrtptioni appear dally on addresi label. Acoepl-anoe ot papera cite.- expiration date !a �r authority to continue the lub-icrlptloa. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. V The cro\vn prince's great German otfensive Having failed, he is now trying to "makc good" at home by carrying jout a minor success, and tor this purpose is struggling bn against the American and i'Vench lines. The Germans have penetrated to_a depth of at most, six miles on the Cham-pagno front, and have made a slight dent in the American lines, hut for the most part their offeMive has been one complete failure fi^m start to finish. Their force's ore now- practically held up along the whole line. THE ADMINISTRATION^ OF THE SERVICE ACT. Certain pecfple who have made Investigations claim that there has been injustice and unfairness in the administration, in the Lethbridge dls- lons In Great HrlUln and France, C.-in-ada scarcely toelii the effocts of the �war, Even the people of the Vnltcd states are living under far more drastic regulBtlona than nro the people of Canada. The wholesale arrests at Coalhurst certainly appear to nave T)epn carrloii out with little tnct or Judgment. Yet tliq method of re#ongo planned by the �TCoalhurst: men scarcely is "justinod In return. It Is a poor kind of rovongo to "take It out" ou the boys in the trenches ttSV an alleged" wrong doiio nt homo. THE SITUATION ON THE ITALIAN FRONT. With the new Hun oftptisiv^ in France occupying the public eye, wo are likely to overlook the situation on the Italian front and .Mhani.in fronts. But the possibilities there arc great On the Albanian front, whore an advance of more than '2o miles has been made over a wide front. It Is pointed out that the moral effect �f the advance will be pre.it on the .lugo-elovs who are now on the point of open revolt against the Austro-Huu-garian gpvernment. A further advance | would react seriously .igainst the dual monarchy,"at the same time heartening the Serbian and Montenegrin armies.  On the Italian front the mala question is whether or not the Austrians will attempt another offensive. It Is generally conceded that Italy will be content to hold the line until General-leslmo Foch Is ready to take the in-�iria:^ive on all fronts which will likely be next spring. The possibility of another Austrian offensive la discussed by the military experV of the Xow York Times, who says: / Rumor is rite on the Italian front, where repgrt has it, that a new offensive Is about to be launched by the -^PICKED UP IN * PASSINCm "^^^ ^ Kx-Ald. William Hancock, a well known citizen ot Hamilton, Is dead. Every bushel ot the groat Kansas whoat crop is practically harvested. The salaries of tho Kitchener fire brigade have been raised. Tho chief now gets $1,400. Farmers In Quebec have cuUIvntod moro grain than over, but tho fruit crop will bo a failure. The HoUaj^d-.'Vmertcan liner Neiuw Amsterdam from Now York, has arrived off tho coast ot Holland. The Ontario Board of Health will demand preventive measures to protect tho eyesight of babies. Commencing on September n, a short course of training for librarians will bo opened In Toronto. Mr, William Ranisay, a former Toronto man. now living In Scotland, has donated property vr.lued at 1600,000 for Toronto charities. .\bout 60,000 birth .ind marriage certificates have been isaued this year from the Registrar-General's Department at Toronto. Germans and Austrians in conjunction, the attack coming this time on the mountaiin front, presumably along the Adige river. It is surprising that this was not the first front selected by tho Austrians for their great effort. If trict. of the recent order-ln-councir successful here, it would be entirely Inmaterial what measures the Italiaas making it necessary that those men apparently of class one of the mlli#| tary service act, carry papers to prove that they are not liable for service In this class. The letter ot the law in this regard iB exceedingly drastic, and is aimed at the slacker land deserter and others who are doing their best to evade the �orVico act. Drastic orders are Justl-Xled to deal with, these men, for the upremb need of the nation at the jiresent time Is men for the battle-tiont'ThS order-in-councll goes so far as to provide that officers of the Do^ minion Police have the right to demand the production of the necessary papers fcy any man apparently of class one, no matter where the man may be at the time, whether in his workshop oi: on the streets. The order further provides that any man found not carrying the necessary papers be forthwith removed to the headquarters of the depot battalion of the particular district and turned over to thoinllltla authorities without bail,' until his" right to exemption Is estab-llBhed. B^en after .being released he may be proceeded against by the � anthorltles for not carrying the necee-ary papers. All this Is proTlded by the order-ln-council hut no sensible person will deny that Its.fulfUlment to the letter would place an intolerable burden upon the pef)ple. But there is something to be said on'the other aide. There Is no excuse for any man to be without his pr Mame once more be tho stumbling block of Kaiser Bljl hopes? Lest we forget-the big amalgam, ated fair and stampede Is being held next week. ' , tho German ambassador by the central executive committed ot tho Loft ot tiio Social Jlevolutlouary party. No pretence is now made In Moscow that tJio allies were in any way responalbla for tho aseasainatlon. Sir Wilfrid Laurlor, who has recovered pretty well from his indisposition, loaves this week to bo absent until tho end of August. He will first visit Senator David at his summer homo in Sto. Agathe ilos .Montes, and afterward go to iCnowlton and'Murray Bay. 10 GOOD STAR Can,the city collect the rents on 'Improved property bought at the tax sale? What Is your, opinion? The Fronch-Canadlan prosa halls with pleasure the action of tho Hamilton Spectatar In printing a welcome to the Alpine Chasseurs in French. Le Devoir, Henri BourasHa'.s organ, asks: "It the Ontario papers begin to print French, what shall wo havo left lo quarrel about?" Lieut. W. B. Talt and Second Air .Machinist Beltord, of the Royal Air Force, were burned to death at Lea-side camp, following the crash ot an airplane in which they were flying. Three men-Ralph Mackay, Martin Morrow and George Burkov-narrowly escaped death in the explosion of an acetylene tank at Daniel's garage at Calgary. Miss Lulu Livingston ot "Wisconsin, recently arrested on a charge ot forging checks on Spokane business men pleaded guilty before Judge Blake and was sentenced to from six months to 20 years in the penitentiary. In court at St. John, N.B., Judge Barry sentenced Robert Kierstad. to be hanged on the morning of September 24 next for thfii murder of his wife. He beat her to death In their farm home last winter. Thirty-five Americans constituting the crew of the former Great Lakes steamer, George T. Eaton, have arrived in" London. Their steamer foundered at sea in a storm.-They got away in the life boats, were rescued some time later by.a warship and were brought to London. J. K. L. Ross, the pensions chairman, states that on Juhe'SO last there were 38,000 pensioners in Canada, representing an annual~payment of |10,-000,000 and by .March 31 ne:|t year at the present Tate of increase pensions will call annually, for n7.0QO,000. Joe Lepper,*lfi. years ot"age, a Junior clerif In the Bank of Montreal at Cal. gary, was charged with appropriating $1,700 of the bank's funds. The boy boiight a motor� car with, the money and made away with all but"?400 since March 30. o � The first woman to make application as a profeealonal undertaker and embalmer is Mrs, John Bird, of' Qnlll LakeT whose papers'were filed by the Saskatchewan Funeral Directora^ and Bmbalmera' association, now In aes-sl(jn. W. C. Rlddell wa.s appointed advertising agent for the Grand Trunk Pacific, with headquarters at -Winnipeg, where ho will act as western assistant to H. S. Charlton, general advertising agent for the Grand Trunk system. Allr charges of fraud and conspiracy against tho Reglna Grain Company, ot Reglna, Sask., and Baird and Botterell hi Winnipeg, laid by E. T. Hinch-clltfe, of Strassburg, Sask., were dismissed by Mr. Justice MacDonald after hearing the evidence submitted lor the past seven days. Thirty-tlvo members ot the Plato Printers' International Union presented President Wilson with-a steel engraved parchment bearing a picture ot tho president and an. extract from his addresu delivered before the American Federation of Labor at Buffalo last November, Called 'to a fire in Montreal, the firemen, wtien they arrived, found every idoor and window of the house closed '"tight. When they broke through they came upon the bodies of Mrs. P. Dupont and her four children of ages ranging from eight years to three niontliB old. A letter written by Mrs. Dupont was also found, stating her Intention ot committing suicide and dying with her four children. Gorman ntlompts to fasten the blame for llio assassination of Count Voii MlHiach upon tho allies havo boon entirely thwa7'tod by tlio admls-�lon ot roHuoiiallillUy for tho death of (From Our Own Correspondent) Cardston,. July IC-Tho Cardston Chautauqua is oft to the right start and the people ot this district can prepare for a big treat, a week of the highest class ot entertainment. . On the 10th Inst. -Mr. Bernard Le-mohn visited Cardston and organized the general committee as follows: B.J. Wood, preeident; Dr. V. V. Christie, vice-presMoht and Seth H. Nelson sec-treas. For the ticket committee M. A. Coombs was chosen as chairman with power to select his aids;" for the advertising committee J. Y. Card was named as chairman with the above officers and the following as members: T. Wm. Duce, Edward-J. Wood. John Shafer and E. N. Barker. For the arrangement of tho grounds the committee was named, with Jas. Lcadbetter as chairman, with Joseph Ellison, G. W. Hendrlckson and R. E. Shipley as aids. It has boefi decided to locate the big tent Just east of the Massey-Har-ris Company's building as being the most convenient and central point. For finance committee, the president, vice-president and secretary-treasurer were named and they were authorized at the meeting held last evening to borrow the necessary funds for proceeding with all arrangements. Nearly all the outside districts were represented at the above meeting and It x;\vas decided to have a member ot tho advertising committee at each local centre. Mf. G. H. Folsom, of Hill Spring, was appointed to look after tlre~ad-vertlslng at this point and also to assist with the tickets. Mr. M. A. Co<^mb3 selected a large number to aid In the ticket sale, including all the town members with G. E. Cahoon at Leavltt, Mr. and Mrs; D. W. Card at Glenwood, A. G. Henderson at Mountain Vlow, Geo. Duce, Boazer, Thos. S. Low at Kimball, R. A. Nelson al TaylorvlUe, A. W. Pitcher at Woolford, L. H. Jellltt at Raley, H. G. Folsom and H. R. Sloan, Jr., at Hill Spring. Rev.� Mr. ^ Kellock at Boundary Creek. The aid of the ladies was earnestly solicited and Mesdames -M. Sponcer, F. W'. Atkins, J. B. Reed, M. P. Sykes, A. D. Calrncroes and M. L. Stoddard were also voted unanimously as members ot the ticket committee. It Is expected that all ot the guarantors will do their utmost on this committee as well. Messrs. AUred brothers are farming THE REAL PILLAR OF SOCIETY ' It's a good rule that works both ways. When the farmer supports the home merchant and ^e home merchant supports the farmer, you have the real jillar of society. The farmer would have a poor farmif he did not have a good lome market. And the merchant can't build up the home market' alone. He must have the support of the farmer. Likewise, the merchant has poor business when the Service he gives is not the best possible. The trade must be even. The services miist be'mutual. So, the picture you are looking at Now should be true from both ends. If it doesn't quite suit you this way, tufh the paper around. Now you have seen the Real Pillar of Society. The farmer upholding the merchant and the merchant upholding the farmer. near Raley and recently purchased a ranch at Mountain View, that of Mr. Ether Coleman, where they purpose placing their cattle. Wedding of a Valiant Soldier. Last evening at 8.30 there was a quiet wedding at the office ot Pres. Wood, uniting Mr. Cyril AUred ot Raley, and Miss Hilda May White, ot Coldwater, Ontario. The mother, Mrs. Mary AUred and brother, Mr. M. P. AUred and wife, with Bishop T. Wm. Duce, were present at the ceremony, which wafi performed by Mr. Sterling Williams, in the absence ot Presidents Wood and Duce. ' Tho groom, Mr. Cyril Allred, is ono ot our returned soldiers-a hero.o^ the Vimy Ridgo battle where hot^vas severely wounded by a shell explosion. His hip was fractured and two ot his hips were broken as ho fell, causing one ot them to penetrate his left lung. The good attention at the hospitals, of which he speaks in highest terms, pulled him through and ho was per* manently discharged, arriving in rfalifax in April this year. Mis regiment was the Lethbridge Kilties, 113th, which he Joined In the tall of 191G. The marriage Is the result ot a pre-war courtship and engagement, and his fijlends will be happy to know that though a iiermanent physical dls-ebiUty will be his all his remaining days, yet be has lived to return, be Wedded and once moire attempt his farm work. All will Join In wishing this young couple all the Joy possible through life. On Saturday n�ornlng last Pres. Edward J. Wood, Pres. Thos. Duce, Patriarch H. L.Mlnman, Supt. G. E. Calu on, of the Sunday schools, with Mrs. C. E. Snow, Mrs. Ephrlam Marker, Mrs. Jno. S. Smith and Miss La-vina Amderson, departed by car for .Macleod, where they wUl take train for High River, thence to Prahkberg, Gleichen, Champion, Starling, Pine Coulee, Claresholm and Orton, those being tho northern wards of the Alberta Stake. Pure ^hewin^.Guiit \ 10 352318 ;