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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRirXjSE DAILT HRRALD Xlbe Xetbbrtboc Ibcralb Xetbbrlt)oet Hlbcrta ~~^\" DAILY AND WKBKLV Proprletora and Publlahei* fH� A.ETHBRIDQE HtRALO PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITED SI 6th Street South, LethbrMge W. A. Buchanan Preeldent and Managlne Director ; 9ohn Torrance  ,- Buslneii Manaier TELRPHONB* BualnoBi Ottlce ...........�.* 1SB> VdUorJal Otfice ...........^.^ 1M4 ubeortptlen Rateti DaUr, aellvered, per week ,tO Dallr. dellrered, per year .....15.00 Dally, by mall, par year ......14.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....11.50 .Weekly, by mall, per year to tr.8..|J.0C \__ Datea of expiry of lubscrlpUoos appear dally oa addreia label Acoept-ano* of papen :J!to. explratiia date li ear cathority to contloue the lub-�crlptloD. THE PROGRESS OF THE war. " The Germans are concentrating their efforts now on rescuing their fleeing army from the northern end of the Sotssons-Rhelms salient, their resistance at the southern end having been reduced to a mere shell, os the dispatches today state. The allied advance during the past two or throe days has netted four miles. They are continuing their successes, at-though meeting now with moie stubborn resistance, as the result of the reinforcements rushed to the aid of the crovm prince by Rnpprecht of Bavaria. ;The Germans, as a result of the Russian defection, have been able to place 130 divisions on the' western front since the beginning of the -war, according to today's dispatches. the trouble with canada's l-and policy. After an extensive investigation the Great War Veterans x>t Saskatchewan have come to the conclusion that no 1915 and 1916 ^and 1917, with a ninth of Its territory stolen, and more than half of Its manhood killed or crippled and all of its womankind boroaveii and saddened, and ita children orphaned or Impovorlshod-tliat FV.inco still fights on with heroic joy of baltlo -'What o:ccep(lon can he find that France car. bo mado to listen to poaco tarms b.v another weakened German offoncive? After the Mnrne, and after the d.irk hours 01" Inst March, what force and foat of Prussian arms can give tlio kaiser hope of victory? Ru.'sla's collapse only deepened the allied will to further fighting. It.il.Vs narrow cecjipo from irrotrlevnblo disaster only heightened the heroic purpose of its people, Britain's dreadful losses nt the Dardanelles, In Fmnce, in Flanders, in distant Asia, have hut intensified the heroic purpose of its sons and daughters. France, Belgium, Britain and Italy have passed through a long night of darkness and horror, and their souls are uuconquercd and uuconqut-ralilu. They now behold with joy unbounded the rise of a western star, of the first magnitude and refulgence, bidding thora fight on with stout hearts and unshaken resolution; and even as that great star is rising in the west the blessed signs of dawa are painted in God's heavens. We are matching Prussian militarism in guns. In airships and in numbers of fighting forces. We are more than matching the enemy in the.gonlus of generalship. But beyond these we have the higher exaltation that goes vrith a just cause and the unbreakable spirit that has t^ced four years of defeat and seeming disaster. Hasten, then, embittered prince of Hohenzollern, to make such terms as yet may be possible with an avenging Nemesis, for your philosophy is false, your cause is lost, your crimes are . gigantic, and God in his heaven has set hia great day of retribution. � 2 THURSDAY, jijLY 25, 1918 PICKED UP IN-* PASSING nn TUB Bvsr MAM Mrs. Annio Beatty, aged 109, don's oldest resident, is dead. Lon- ROUMAliJIA'S LOST OPPORTUNITY. History teems with Instances of mil-sane and permanent agricultural de-:itary disasters and lost opportunities velopment policy can be carried out that falls short, of the expropriation of huge tracts of western land now being held from production by speculators, says Toronto Saturday Night. According to cabled reports from abroad the touring western premiers recently expreseed similar sentiments. This cHanged attitude on the part of thoseXthe 'Wanco-German war. That flank who l�xe*�!ii-making a carefnl:study oj the ijroblem moro or less confirms the views ' "expressed by Saturdiy Night � few months ago.- No-disinterested patrioBc Canadian could very well-arrive at any other decision,; it eanad�'is to-take its proper place amongrprogresslve nations. ..U thg.premier and govenunpnt of thto country are sincere In- their publicly expressed inclinations and "Statements about the sacrifices neces3a."y to' not only win this war, but toma^e appropriate provision for Canada's returned veterans, and others likely to be attracted to .this land (radical legislation along the lines above suggested will have to .be paaaed at an early date. The lamentable blunders and lack of-statesmanship on the part of former . governments should be speedily remedied. That fact was forcibly Impressed on. the returned soldiers during 'thft last s^sslotfNOt the Ottawa house. There had been much tikfJi; .about what the Government was g'dihg to do in the way of providing v'eteranfi wlth'land, but about the only thing they succeeded in doing was to ip'ake -jt clear that the real meat, in tie^ way'of desirahle land, had pre-^ously been given to ,a few favored l^aivlduals, corporations or political grafters. f The admitted failure of Canada's land policy is both painful and em-larrassing, and nothing can be gained �tlirough any effort at camouflaging. /Tlie.oply' real cure is an operation, aiid .the sooner it la performed the betters clt,:the returned' soldiers ^vIBh to.jnake sure and laating their victory Ipr'.'freBdom" and "true democracy", tWey'wiil siick to tiielr guns till, tl>e menace .of the western land gatnblers lig-emovod. .... due to interference with the plans and judgment of commanders in the field by governments for political reasons or acting under misapprehension of the strategic sltnaUou. One notable example Is Marshal MacXIahon's attempt to relieve Bazaine's army shut up in Metz during the early stages of 1.-"'; te:' It: '.f � T.he.kaiser �s� 'WTING on'granite." What are the kaiser's troubled ttibughts In the night hours, when Blepp llloa from his "pillow, whei all tbft trappings of'imperial-power; are toylslble, and hef la alone � with : hla juflty^con^clepco^and his angry God? Uks an American exchango. Momenta iBIWt come when, acouaing reflectiona Aidblack despaii; are his portion. Mo-B^entB: musty come when fear deepens 1^40 convlodon 1^ tai^ baffled mind tittt fa* la' treading a dreadfur course , t^iSt most efBd' Id "no tlioroughtare; rB(U|(urUier paBBage. /liong �go be must have become ter-V! ritied-bjr the unbreakable will of the "opiMBlnK nations to flKbt on to ulti ;ma,te victory. he reflects upon tlf^iabt'thftt BYance, with all its suf-t^f&m and ,B^crlhceB/ aften, thfi, dark: ��yiF�t' lH^iran^ t&e 'dark d^ys of movement, made contrary to McMah on's strongly (impressed jjplnlon, quickly ended In the. surrender. of Sedan that also flniehed the third Empire. It was ordered by the government of the Empress-Regent, who recognized that the Imperial throne was tottering and could only be saved by some sudden and spectacular military success. The last throw of despairing gamblers they recked not that in the sacrifice of this army they also deatroyed the one real chance remaining of ultimately stemming the German tide. According to a confidential document that recently reached the Associated Press: from an authoritative source, the interference of the Roumanian government deprived General Averescu, the commander-in-chief, of a golden opportunity to overwhelm the German and Bulgarian armies in i-the Dobrudja. In September, 1916, he had crossed the Danube with an army of four divisions and had opened a clear path into the heart of the opposing forces by penetrating fifteen mnes for the purpose of cutting their communication atid etrlklng from their rear. His own position was secure since behind him were eight divisions of supports and .reinforcements, including Serbian . and ' Roumanian troops-of the first quality. Just at this Junctiiro a peremptory: order came from the government to withdraw his army and it was-insisted upon, notwithstanding his urgent remonstrances over a lopg-distanco telephone. TJjp Roumanian c&blnet, it-.now ?iPr pears,'was apprehensive .of the German armies on the. Carpathian front breaking through and  .tceompliahlng much mischief at the time when Ave-rescu'e "forces were far away in the biohrudja. The gone forward, the Prussian"" commander Is reported to have said, "you most eer taiiily would have bagged the whole of the BulgaTi�n> and German armies In the Dobrudja." King Alfonso of Spain iutor\-cned to save eight Belgians condemned to death by the Germans. Lieut. Harold Jeftry, who was killed while flying, joined a Canadian Ilat-talion at the outbreak of the war. A unanimous call has been extended by the Walkerton. Ont.. Presbyterian Church to Rev. W. H. Burgess of St. Paul's Church, Harwich township. Richard Cowling of Toronto, first mute of the life-saving crow, is dismissed as a result of friction with his captain. The U.S. army casualty lUt contains the name of Private .Tosoph L. Heath. Staumopo. Alta., wounded severely. Col. Theodore Roosevelt Issued a statement declaring that under no circumstances would he accept the Republican nomination for governor of Now York. Willis Homer Park, sixty-flvo' years of age, of Youngsttiwn.! Ohio, a multi-millonaire, who cuatracted blood poisoning at his summer home at Chatfey's ifccks. died at Brockville. That Teuton conspirators planned, even after America's entry into the war. to use German reservists fp invade Canada and Mexico is indicated in the seized -correspondence -of  Dr. Frederick August Richard von Strensch. Twenty-one American Red Cross ambulance drivers have been awarded the Italian Cross of War for bravery during the recent Austrian offensive, which was crushed by the Italian army. Rev.. Theo. Buessel, pastor of the German Lutheran Church at.Bristol, Conn., foiind guilty of seditious utter-ances_, was sentenced In tlio United States court to ten years' on each of three counts, in Atlanta penitentiary. The terms run concurrently. Fire of unknown origin at Cramp's Shipyard. Philadelphia, destroyed' the copper plcUo shop in v-hich interior fittings for torpedo boats wore made. The building wnS' 300 ; feet long and 150 feet wide. Xo estimate of the loss �-as available. A 30-bed: rural hospital will be erected at Wainwright just as soon as official "approval Is received from the minister, thoihospital board having been selected and;.'most i'of the preliminary matters cared for; including the plans by the government architect. A class for subnonnnls is to be started by the Calgary School Board this fall.. Sir Robert Falconer. President 61 the University of Toronto, goes overseas to the Khaki ITnlvcrslty. William Mitchell, Toronto, died fol-, lowing electric shock received while working a steam shovel. As the result of a stroke Alexander Yolt, aged forty-nine years, died at his homo In Palncourt, near Chatham. The Ontario Government appropriates two million dollars to lend to urban and> rural munlcipalltlos for workmen's houses. An agreetaent has been reached for hto extension of the C. N. R. from Victoria northward for 70 miles along the "V'ancouver Island coast. The United States treasury department virtually has decided to hold the fourth Liberty L-oan campaign in the three weeks' period between Sep tember 28 and October 13. The Canadian. War Records Office has comralBsIoned Mr. Frank H. Johnston, of Toronto, to make sketches of the. work of the royal air force In the vicinity of Toronto. In a dispatch'Mm London, Windermere states that junior Canadian officers may shortly receive au in crease of one dollar per day In their pay. On the charge of having attempted to commit murder, Andy Simon, of Chinook, Alta., was committed for trial by higher court. The alleged assault was made on Fred Rutherford and the affair took place at the farm of .Mary Robinson, out of OJilnook. Nearly 700 employees of the Fort Edward mill of the International Paper Company at Glen Falls, N.Y., struck, disagreeing with the company over the interpretation of a decision of the national labgr war board on the payment of bonuses. The proposal of the Rotary Olub to have an "Angelua War Bell' instituted in Calgary causing every person to cease work for one minute each day and pray for the success of the Allied armies was turned down by the city council. "Wllliara Kaulen, 30 years old, a miner ot Staunton, 111., was tarred by a mob. of more than 300 after his wife had complained to the "vigilance com^ nilttee' that Kaulen had desecrated service flag hung Jn. honor of her son by a former inaiirfia^l' Reetrlctions on the reading matter space in dally and Sunday editions of newspapers, a retail price' ot 2 cents or more and thsi elimination of all waste �\vero-recommOTided to the war industries board by the committee on conservation of newsprint paper ap According to information given out by the C.P.P. Glacier House will not be closed for the season on July 31, as previously intimated, but wHl remain open until Septembjjr 1. Greatly increased totirist travel to the RtickieaJ^ointed by the American Newspaper it is staled, is the cause of the alterTPubllshers' association. ation in date. There were, only ^Ix. fatal a=:;cident6 in British Columbia coal mines for the first halt of tlils year,"'compaTed with 40 in the corresponding period of last .year. Metal mines.showed five fatalities as against nine. In the second quarter ot 1917 there were 39 fatal accidents. This year in the same period there were only four. / - ,A new high sch'OOl algebra will he iiitroduced all over the west when school opens In September. It will be a made-ln-Canada book, and the significant feature la that ff" la being published on such favorable "Verms thfit each book will ccet the-atii^lent "only 50 cents as compared'Avlth'?!.25 for the book in use hitherto.. . ... By the aid-of the spectrpscpfe at the Dominion astrophyal'cat observatory at-Saanlch, near -VIctorlBi.-lnter-esting observations have been made ot the spectra of the Noya Aquliao, the new star, which was at its brightest on' June 9, and since''then has been receding until now again it has become l9st to buman eight. Twenty-six Bpectra have been obtained and they contain a great quantity, ot Information about the-physical properties of the new star. The principal metals Identified In the. atmosphere ot the Nova Aquilae'.woro titanium, iron, vanadium, strontium. and calcium. Dr. Franjc; JMitclioll, who tor the paai, two^ years liad h?on ,atta.ched to j'the HoBpltBl for the insane,' Toronto, died suddenly The Dominion Government is pro sectttlng its search ^for platinum in British Columbia v/lth increasing vigor. The placers of the Tulameen district.are to be examined next, together with some aoctiona of the Cariboo. Two additional drills are to be brought into use to ascertain values. King George has approrod of the award of the Grand Crosa ot the Order of St. Mlehaeland St. George to Admiral SIma, commander of the American naval forces, and has ap pointed Rear-Admiral Rodman an hon orary Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath and Rear-Adifilral Joseph Strauss an honorary Knight Commau der of the Order ot St. Michael and St. George. The Canada Food^oard ordered the Union Confectionery, Calgary, to discontinue the manufalctiire of candy forthwith and not to., purchase any sugar to manufacture candy until per mission had been granted by the boprd. The comp-any must return the supar which it has on;hand to t'tie dealer from wliora it'wr.s purchased and must cancel all orders tor sugar.-Thfi Union Oonfr-ctlonory was iislng s^igar in the manufacture of candy, despite the fact that*Jt had not been iri buslneas last year, and conaequent ly was not entitled to an allotment of sugar. Prize Winners at the Fait The following are the awards In sheeps and other classes at.the exhibition: ' . , .- Shropshire Ram,,Shearllng^-"lst, W. J. Hoover ffi Sons, Bittern'Lake. Shropshire Ram, any- age, champion -1st, W. J. Hoover & Sona.'vBittern Lake; '" � ' . f'' Shrppahite .Ewe, shearling-Ist and 2nd, W. J. Hoover & Sons, Bittern Lake. , ^hropahire Ewe, any age, jchamplon -l^t, W. J. Hoover & Sons, Bittern Lake. Southdown Ram, 2 aheara or over- l8t and 2nd. W. J, Hoover & Sons, Bittern LakSt Southdown Ram', shearling-lit and 2nd, W. J. Hgover.v& Sana, Bittern Lake. ' ,. ,-� , - '' , .Southdown Ram Lamb-l9t, W', J; Hoover & Sons, Bittern Lake. Southdown Ram, any age, phampion -iBt, w. J. Hoover &'Son's, Bittern Lake. Southdown Ewe,, 2 - frtiears dr over, with lamb of calendar year at'foot- lat, 2nd,'and 3rd, W- J--Hoover & Sons, niiieni Lake. �   ,; Southdown Ewo, / utaearllju:-lat. 2nd and-3rd, W. ,T. Hoover & "Sona Bittern Lake. ' � Southdown J^wn, lamb-lat and 2n'd W; J. Hoover & Sons, Bittern Lake,'. "Southdown Mwe, any age, champlpn' ^lat, W. J. Hoover & Sons, Blltern; Lake.- '.   ;'' Southdown Pen. ram any age, twoj ewes, Hhearling oi' over, and' two ew( lambs-Iflt, W. .). Hoover & Soith Bjltern Lake. �' Southdown i/on ot three lamba, \\ berta-hred, ownod by one exhlbltor-r-; 1^1, W. J. lioov(!r �c 'Bona, Bltter'ni Lake. .Oxford Ram, 2 shears or over-lat The Western Stock, Ranches, Ltd, Calgary; 2nd, 11. S. Currle, Castor. ,', Oxford Ram, shearling-iBt, H. 9, Currle, Castor', 2nd, Western Stock: Ranches, Ltd., Calgary! 3rd, H. Currle, Castor. H I.Oxford Ram Lamb-1st and 2nd, W.i S. burrie. Castor; 8rd; Weatern Stock Ranches, Ltd.,i Calgary,-A t �j^xford Ram, any age, chainplon-;-{l IM, H. vS. Ourrlo Caator, 2nd.i,We3tewi) aiijck Raiicho.s, Ltd.i Calgary, - ^Oxford Hwo, 2 Bl)wn^'or'�*8'. with"' Ittihb � 6t fftlendar .year at toot-lat, Westoi'R Stock Ranchea. Ltd.. Cal- gary; 2nd, K. S. Currle, Castor; 3rd, Western Stock Ranches, Ltd., Calgary. Oxford Ewe, shearling-1st, 2nd and 3rd, H. S. "Currle, Castor. Oxford Ewo Lamb-Ist, and 2nd, H. S. Currle, Castor; 3rd, Western Stock Ranches, Ltd., Calgary. ' Oxford Ewe, any age, champion- 1st, H. S. Currle, Castor; 2nd, Western Stock Ranches Ltd., Calgary. Oxford pen, ram any age, two ewes shearlliig or over and two ewe lambs -1st, H. S. Currle, Castor; 2nd, Western Stock Ranches, Ltd., Calgary. Oxford pen of 3 lambs. Alberta-bred, owned by one exhibitor-1st, H. S. Currle, Castor; 2nd and 3rd, Western Stock Ranchea, Ltd., Calgary. Lincoln Ram, ahearling-1st, A. C. Stewart, Lethbrldge. Lincoln Ram Lamb-1st, .\rchle C. Stewart, Lethbrldge. Lincoln Kara, any ago, champion- lat, A. C. Stewart, Lethbrldge. Lincoln Ewo, 2 shears or over, with lamb of calendar year at foot-lat, A. C. Stewart, Lethbrldge. Lincoln Ewo Lamb-Ist, A. C. Stewart, Lethbrldge. Lincoln Ewe, any ago, champion-^ lat, A. C, Stewart, Lethbrldge. Lincoln pen, ram any age, two ewes sheqrllng or over, and two ewe Iambs -lat, A. C. Stewart, Lethbrldge. Lincoln pen ot .'i lambs, Alborta-bred owned by one exhibitor-lat, A. C. Stewart, Lethbrldge. Suffolk Ram, shearling-lat, Canada Land and Irrigation )3o7. Medicine Hat. Suffolk Ram Lamb-1st and 2nd, Canada Land and Irrigation Co., Medicine Hat. Suffolk Ram, any age, champion-1st, Canada Land and Irrigation Co., Medicine Hat. Suffolk Ewo, 2 shears or over, with lamb of calendar year at foot-1st and 2nd, Canada Land and Irrigation Co., Medicine Hat. Suffolk Ewe, shearling-1st and 2nd, Canada Land and Irrigation Co., Medicine Hat. j Suffolk Ewe Lamb-Ist , and 2nd, Canada Irrigation Co., Medicine Hat. Suffolk Ewo, any age, champion- 1st and 2nd, Canada Land and Irrigation Co., Medicine Hat. . ' Suffolk pen, ram any age, two ewes shearling or. over and tfo ewe lamba -laf, Canada Land and 'Irrigation iCo., Medicine Hat. Romney Marsh Ram, 2 ahears or oyer-lat, 2nd and 3rd, R. C. Harvey, Lelhljridge. Romney Marsh Ram, shearlliig-1st, Znd and 3rd, R. C. Harvey, Loth bridge, ' Romney Marah "Ham Lamb-lat, 2nd and 3rd, R. C. Harvey, Lethbrldge. Romney' Marrfh Ram, any age cbamplon-Ist and 2nd, R. C. Harvey I/etbbrldge. , � Romney Marsh Gwe, 2 aheara or over, with lamb of calendar year ai>t foot-lat, 2nd and 3rd, H. C. Harvey, Lethbrldge. Romney Marah Ewe, ehearllng-lat, 2nd and 3rd, R. 0. Harvey, Lethbrldge. � Romney Jfarab Ewe Lamb-lat, 2nd and 3rd, R. C. Harvey, I.i6th-bridge. Romney MaraU Ewe. any OKO, chanv plon-Ist and 2nd, R. C-. Harvey, Lethbrldge. Romney March pen, ram any age, two ,owes, ahearling or' over and two owe lambs-1st, 2nd' and 3rd, R. C. Harvey, Lethbrldge. Romney Marsh pen of throe lamba, Alborta-bred, owned by one exhibitor -lat and 2nd, R. C. Harvey, Lethbrldge. Dorsethorn Ram,-ahearling-lat, H. S. Currle, Caator. . " Dorsethorn R%tA -Lanib-^Ist, H. S. Currle, Castor. '> Dorsethorn Rofn, 'any.' .age, champion-Isf^, H. Si. Currle,.:; Caator. . Dorsethorn E;ye; S shear*; or over, with lamb of tjalendir : ktl^. --tKMla-1st, Evartt R; Hunt,'li,WhSrWge. Fleece,vObe j�&|H-rtBt,'JBC 'C. Harvey, Letbbridge;v:. ' , 1 , : THEXANADIAN BANK OFCOf SIR EDMUND WALICE^ ' C.V.O., LUD., D,C.L, Prtidem H V. F, JONES. Ah'i Oen'l. M.ni�� SIR JOHN AIRD.CcnmlM�M|� V.C.BROWH ^Sup'i of CciMl V/Mtm BmnrfMB capitalpaid uiMi5.ood.ooaTRBeiwE ^ i |ii.|;Ni!;ooo MONEY ORDERS i For smalt remittances use the Money Ordets l�8nid bv this B^n!<. They are payablewithout diarge it^^rQank in Cahadaiitexcept in theYukqnTenritoryX as follows��' �� ^\.''-'';;, #vi^ $5V{Uid'n6t 'cJFceeding ^910... .. 6 ^ M SIO' " . �30..,.....10. - .f30.-'- �:"$6&'.'IS'� � cost is Draw on �oiir Customers through the Merchants Bank. With Branches in all parts of Canada, and coiTM-pondents abroad, this Bank is In a, pocltfen to present. Drafts promptly, hava tliem accepted, and collect payment, iwith the least possible trouble and coat to you. 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