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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 20, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JULY 20, 1017 THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE CONFESSES THREE MURDER* Johnstown, Pa., July 19.-Qaorgo-O. Tompklnii, of Philadelphia, hold In connection with tlio shooting to death Of Edmund E. Humphries, prominent coal operator, his wife, Mrs. Corrto Humphries, nud tholr 15 your old hoii Edmund I. Humphries, Jr., on a country road near CarroIIlon last Sunday, confessed to tlio tluoo murders today, according to the police. FOR SALE OR TRADE CHEAP 20 head of good young sound horses and mares from 1300 to 1700 lbs. 8eme good matched teams. These horses arc all well broken and ready to go to hard work. Can be seen at CANADIANS NOW CLOSE 10 THE HEART OF LENS Lcthbriclgc Sale Feed Barn and 184-1 Painting: Decorating Morgan 964 11th Street 3. & Whittaker 612 7th Street S. Phone 1820 Autos Painted Paperhanging fUy the Canadian Overseas Correspondent). Canadian Army Headquarters In Prunce, July 1!0.-Early this morning Canadian troops holding tlio front bo-tween Avion and Lens In tho flooded j arena established a post woll to the north of any hitherto occupied. There wis little retaliation from the Ger-maiiti. The new post is only l.fiOO yards from the heart of Lens! The German defence of Lens Is worthy of a hotter cause. As our patrol.! push forward through the mass of crumbling rubbish which now murks the site of one of France's greatest pro-war Industrial communities, evidence is found everywhere that the enemy intends to hold the centre of the city until his losses become unendurable. The front line Is marked by rows of houses that havo been battered down to add their debris to the strength of the cellars wherein the Germans shelter themselves from the Increasing artillery lire directed against them by the Canadians. Wire entanglements have been constrtiffed around these houses so that each is a self-contained strong point with a subterranean ex-It In the Tear for Us garrison. Provided with good machine gun emplacements, houses ho fortified prove a hard nut. to crack and there are now thousands of sucli houses In tho Lens salient. To tho Canadians who are confronting this mighty defensive poBitiou, tho DIRECTOR If OF AUTO LIVERY AND DRAYING The Hudson 6 Auto Livery A BIG 7-PASSENGER CAR Stand: Palace Confectionery Phone No. f>88 Resident Calls, day or nlijht, No. 1269. "Meet Me at the Palace" most comforting thought Is that It Is a salient and that from the north and south as well as tho west Its defenders are under tiro. Tholr losses nre very groat. Evidence recently to hand shows that one division opposing us has been burying from seventy to eighty men daily, shell lira being tho chief cause of denth. The number burled must he considerably less than the total daily fatalities because the larger shells often destroy the bodies of their victims so that there Is no possibility of a burial. Our artillery attacks aro re-inforced by tho frequent use of gas projected into the enemy lines when the wind is favorablo and discharged in the form of gaa shells at all hours of the day or night. Nothing else causes such terror among the Germans as those gas bombardments. Captured documents prove that tho proposal to lessen the number of dug] outs in the hope of preventing the men i in the trenches from being caught in them and forced to surrender when attacked has been adopted by tho loaders of one of the enemy divisions opposite to us. An order has been found providing for a reduction in the number of dugouts from which it would appear that not more than a third of the garrison aro provided with them, the others must face shell lire in tho trenches so that they may he Immediately available to repel an attack. Another precautionary measure for lessening dugout surrenders is tho placing of these shelters woll behind tho front lino trenches. FAIR AS USUAL (From Our Own Cnrroopondcnt) Magrath, July 20.-The agricultural fair will he held here as usual on August 10th and Uth and the Stampede in Lcthbridgo the following week. There was gome talk of holding the Raymond njid Magralh fairs in Lethbrldgo in connection with the Stampede, but Mr. Hodges, secretary-treasurer of tho Mngrath Agricultural Society rocolved a letter from Mr. Galhralth, superintendent of fairs of Alberta, stating if this was done they would recelvo no government giant. Everybody boost for the fair and make It tho best ever. The committees for the fair days are as follows: Sports, K. Dennlon: finance, P. \V, Karren; lunch, L. I'elger, .1. Harron, Mac Turner and Mrs. Turner. Refreshments, Jos. Kv.-ins; entertainment, A. Mercer Stock, L. Bourne, feed and hay, S. Ackroyd. tho Cumberland up In Daws, at sixteen, lakes his few hooks, his gun nnd his small belongings, wrapped In a handkerchief, and starts on foot to climb down to the valley below, bent upon gaining education. Follow htfl career by the pictures. Mountains. I highly melodious nature nnd of lasting memory. With an augmented orchestra under splendid direction the score of the play will recelvo its heat, interpretation here nnd the sing-err consequently will he carried along to their best efforts. AT THE MAJESTIC Both tho book, .-aid music of the triumphant musical comedy success, "flora Bella," which ran throughout the heat part of the present season at, the Casino theatre. New York, to capacity business and which will be the attraction at the. Majestic tomorrow night, nre tho Viennese school, although of French origin and adapted by American authors, Milton Kchwarz-wald, who with Charles Cnvilicr composed the score, has supplied a waltz song, "Give me till of you," which i; quite In '"The Merry Widow" vein and Is becoming quite as popular as thai alluring number. Then there is ti1(. "Flora Bella" march and uumerou-. other lively numbers I hat are of a AT THE OKPHEUM The Broken Coin by Kmerron Hough a whacking story will tie. a big fea- ture at tho Orpheum Btnrting Mon� day. In connection with this picture, the baritone singer, J. R. Hall, Is alert to appear. Thl3 will guarantee tietli* bridge pleasure-seekers something ex� tra good in the lino of entertainment, The Broken Coin is s�iro to be S> smasher, as Kmerson Hough never writes any story that Is not bang-up nil the. way from start,to finish. Watch 'or this picture. RAYMOND LEADER OTT'S .AUTO LIVERY Day Phone 1540 Night Phone 787 (Special to the To�raM� Raymond, July 19.-The office of the Raymond Leader burned to the ground late this afternoon. The fixtures and stock were totally destroyed. The firo is thought to have had an incendiary origin. A hoy was seen on the premises shortly before the blaze started, and ho had matches. When once started there was no stopping tho flames. The town fire tank was rushed to the scene, but as usual it was empty. The lire hose wob also tried but it too was valueless. The extra for attaching it to the water supply was broken. The building and fixtures were partly covered by insurance. Ermolenko that he was sent to the front of the 6th Russian army to make a propaganda in favor of early peaco with Germany. Lenlne's task was to compromise the provisional government In tho eyes of tho people by every possible moans. Funds were sent through the intermediary of an employee of the German legation at Stockholm. Tho alleged chief German agent In Russia is MaxBta Koslovsky, to whose account, it Ib stated, two million roubles are now standing. What the Press Agents Say AGENT OF GERMANY. If You Are Going to Waterton Lakes Phone . Boul ton's Auto I Livery I We will be glad to give you I: all possible. Our rates reasonable. Phone 1206, Lethbrldge, Alta. Phone 1717 THE ATLAS Transfer BAGGAGE EXPRESS COAL C. O. D. Office at Frank Miles' Shoe Store. Residence Phono 1039 Petrograd, July 10.-A letter from Gen. Brusllloff's chief of staff states that Nikolai Lenino, the radical Socialist loader is an agent of the Gorman general staff. The evidence was traced through the confesion of Lieut. DECISIVE STAGE IS AT STAHLAND "If you want to know what makes Theodore Rooerts so mean In 'The CoBt of Hatred,' " nodded Kathlyn Williams, with mock seriousness, "I can tell you all about It. It's because lie lost all his money on the races at Tia Juana that he developed this more than uniiRUal meanness." Kathlyn Williams and Theodore Roberts will he seen co-starred in the Lasky-Paramount production of "The Cost of Hatred" at Starland tonight and tomorrow, a gripping story written especially for them by Ueulah M. Oix. "If there Is anything Mr. Roberts loves to do," continued Misa Williams, "and I want to say tight now that he is the kindest nnd /'most man in all the world, in spite of all his screen 'cussedness'-it is to gamble. Ho is not particular how lie loses his money, just so that ho has a little excitement while he is doing it. "While we were down in old Mexico to make the scenes for this production, Mr. Roberts would always get through, his work as soon as possible and then hie himself to the race track at Tia Juana. lie didn't know anything about the horses running there, but promptly wagered large sums, and as promptly lost them. As soon ns he had spent all his money, he was perfectly happy and enjoyed his work." In These War Times you want real food that contains the greatest amount of body - building material at lowest cost. The whole wheat grain is all food. Shredded Wheat Biscuit is the whole wheat in a digestible form. Two or three of these little loaves of baked whole wheat with milk and a little fruit make a nourishing, strengthening meal. EVER-READY AUTO LIVERY PHONE8 Day - 1809 Night - 716 WE'RE ALWAY8 READY Petrograd, July 18.-The general staff buildings and winter palace square are headquarters for the government forces which are bivouacking thoro and have posted cannon. The general feeling Is that the decisive stage between the forces of order and disorder Is rapidly approaching. At a joint meeting of the workmen's, soldiers' and peasants' councils a resolution was adopted In reference to the ministerial crisis to the effect that the departure of tho cabinet ministers cannot be made the pretext for depriving tho government of tho support of the revolutionary democracy. On the other hand, the resignation of tho cabinet ministers makeB It imperative for democracy to re-determine its attitude rogardingtho organization of power. Therefore general assembly councils of workmen's and soldiers' and peasants' must bo convoked and such assembly will meet within a fortnight hence to discuss the organization which is to replace the cabinet ministers. Meantime all power must bo concentrated In the present government which must act in conformity With the decisions reached at the last general congress. AT THE EMPRESS The Bluebird feature tonight is "Southern Justice," Talbot, the cobbler, and Judge Morgan are old cronies. In a Kentucky village, who assemble at the cobbler's shop for dally discussions of various topics. Each bears his individual 'Characteristics but all three are'closely drawn together through long years of friendship. When the story begins Daws Anthony, whose father has just died, is being sold out of house and homo far Kathlyn Williams and Theodore Roberts in "THE COST OF HATRED" ARPHEU \J TONIGHT AND TOMORROW METRO Pictures corporation Presents Wonderful MME. PETROVA "What Will People Say" A Metro Wonderplny of Modern Society in 5 Acts by. Rupert Hughes. Weekly, "Giants of the American Forests." Last Chapter of "Liberty." Will Positively be Shown. ? JUDICIAL PROBE Made in Canada. �: Toronto, July 20. - A tele- ? gram from Sir Robert Borden ? to tho William Davios Coni- ? pany this, morning states that ? he intends to direct on inquiry ? by competent judicial officers ? into tho CConnor report on ? food profits.t ? <& ;.************* 4 * DRAYING Phones 1345 or 1356 Turner & Witchell Office at Kennedy's 410 13th St DRAYING Of All Kinds WcsternTransferCo. Limited fcffles-C. P. R. Freight Shtdl PHONES Offlo............ 11C3 Stable........... 1064 Hemm's Auto Livery t 24 Hour Service Capable Driver* Phoie 1312 Dallas Hotel AUCTION SALE OF HIGH-CLASS FURNITURE At Wilson's Auction Galleries, Dom. Block On SATURDAY, JULY 21 AT TWO P.M. Tho following'. Solid oak hall rack; 1 largo screen, hand painted; sevoral hoavy upholstered arm chairs. & rockers; morris chairs; grass chairs and rockers; fumed oak chiffonier; brass bed with eoll spring; sanitary couch and mattress; 1 couch upholstered in leather; 1 drawer table; 1 Edison phonograph and roeords; 1 solid oak writing deBk and hook case combined; 1 roll top desk; 1 singer sewing machine; 1 automatic drop head sewing machine (seamstress); 1 kitchen cabinet (Maple Leaf); congoleum rugs in various sizes; 1 Wilton square, almost new; 1 wardrobe; 1 clothes chost; large-quantity of linoleum; 1 music cabinet; 1 magic lantern and slides; bahy hammock; 1 gas ningo, almost new; 1 (i-hole range with high closet nnd hot water connection; 1 4-hole stove; 1 set solid oak diners, upholstered In leather. NOTICE-My Auction Rooms are nice and cool and you wilt not be troi.bled with heat hare. I will also offer for sale one high grndu upright olnno, r.tilsject to u low reserve bid. Pl�ase be prompt A3 we will commence almost immediately on the heavy furniture. TERMS CASH If it's too hotL to cook, don't cook -Mai Use our tasty Home-cooked Meats ' I" 1 .i "* i  - V'm. Just the thing for lunches and picnics. They're made from the best meats by men who know how. If you want a hot dinner tomorrow we have fresh killed Chickens, Veal, Mutton & Fresh Fish If there were better meats we would have them DELANYS MEAT CO. Fifth Street 8. Phone 452 88 613272 ;