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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta .Ljimisiis Stampede Attendance Has Totalled Rainstorm Again Statement Jrom Moose t' Railway Mail .Clerks l Go .Out Shortly SERIOUS SITUATION HAS BEEN CREATED; CLERKS'ARE ADAMANT The Lethhrtdge tied up tight today and swamped with mall, that .cannot be sorted or tent out. TJje clerks and car- here are as ada mant In their stand now as those In other cities. The postmaster and postmaster struggling along as best they on with no help. Moote Jaw, July The in formation waa obtained here thl morning from the most reliable possible that some time this afternoon or tonight, the rail way mail clerks on the Winnipeg division and1 the Calgary main line of the C P R would so on t, This will mean a complete tie bp of the whole cetnmercial bust- neu of th Total H.OOO Total gate, .and grandstand re. celpts, just over In.-ylew of the .10 Inches of rain during the week, combined with Ihe very cold weather 'oiv-Tuesday and Wednesday and finishing with half an Inch in a downpour on Friday stter- noon and Ihe, attendance at the fair thl week has been escep tionally good and whether or not.it will be possible for Katherine Stln son to fly thus increasing Ihe receipts the lair board Mill come out fairl> well tmanclall) With onlv one rcalli good das we dono ex ceptlonally well slid President'Fal-- field 16 the Herald ..this r'mprntng Hatl we had this rain a rabnt'i .igo or had It come even last iwould have had such crowds that we would hardly been able to nan die them and we would como out wilh a good big balance on the Hght side ot the ledger As It Is however we are not going fo be so badly off and we haie learned that the people I patronize a tig Southern Alberta in good weather" Yesterday's Attendance I Yesterday s paid attendance was in the neighborhood ofySOOO people and the {WOO bringing the total up over toe J16.000 nark This is less than was taken in during .three day 'slam pede last year, but tfti finest ol wea tier combined crops and ft afternoon until m Allied Forces Meeting Mpre Stubborn Resistance From Hutis Penned in the Marne Salient; Prisoners Total Hon. C. J. Explains .Why.'It Is Impossible .To Grant Conciliation Board Ottawa. July C. J. Dohcrt acting prime'mihlslcrihas sent to th secretary-of the-board of trade at a points where the', letter carriers hav not returned to work, a telegram i which, tne ajip a board o conciliation is finally and definitely iiucuuuu it rained siiasmodicallj with lltlle sifns'of the storm breaking1. Tills is the first good rain fur more than a month In the Lelbbriilge dis; triet During the week -70 rain have fallen, as measured at Ihe Lxperimental Farm obsenatori Though-the rain interfered with a successful conclusion ot the fair and stampede it has had Mr. Bbherly states that it is nb- .for the gorern- raent .to' allovr any; outside body, not responsible to parilanient, to Dx the salaries of The tele grain Is as follows Steps were taken to hare all post men' Iht'qrmed off.the result of the conference witli representatives resultjtas that upon the cheering effect on the men returning to work, a sub-commit [t camo too late lo do Ihe tee ot 'the" council 'would be appointed standing' crops much good wi'l confer wfltt Ihe renresenta fielfls-wliich will'be cut will be ben be government to land its lunc higher .helped the Ray mondMagrath j- i enterprise ionMerims en-ery- present our Uing-the dlrectbrsjot this years fair I crganlzat.on remains as one unit and stampede consider they have hi" throughout Canada-we have had no tie to complain of Thursday, Citl division' official ot Ihe Let Day, saved the a tcr Carriers last nlghl in speaking of crowd ot 7 5DO, Ihe largest In the nil the situation but'Ihe initiative ot tory ol the grounds, was present the executive stands at Winnipeg with Stlnsen Day our representatives in thai city ready The indications early yeslerdav lo meet In Ihe de morning were that there would be rnand for it board ot conciliation I more good day! during Ihe week entire west Is still and it was confidently eipected that standing firm lof the original demand] (here would she a, mohsler cfowd for smd In this Ihe men are sup vtca ported hjf the trades and In all the elites. A stateraehCappeara todny's" dls Jiatches from Ottawa intended to show the "unfeas'Sn'abteness of. the demands of the men-and'the fair manner in ithlcb they nave been treated The be materially benefitted feed will be fields the farmers had about deciaed be touledunder wet ns hkb. a io m _! (ComunriD OK PAOI 4) Deal With Labor Matters and Thus Avoid Trouble et be slacked will b'e parlly spoiled "jv 11 rain However, the has crop vn t whole- will benefit Tha second ci ttng ot 'alfalfa, which promised to event, now promi efl double the Orel crop and the alfalfa farmers will reap great resulls on the jear as a whole ns alfalfa be higher this -sinter than during German Forces are Offering Stronger Resistance to Steady Pressure of Allies on Both Sides of the. Ma me Salient- Enemy Artillery Becomes Continue Slow Advance in'Spiie of Difficulties.' PRISONERS IS TOTAL FOR ALLIES IN THEIR RECENT COUNTER-OFFENSIVE CROWN PRINCE THINKS HE.IS STILL SAFE With the American Army on the Alsnfe.Marne Front, July a m advance Is bringina the allies still nearer lo the Important road junction of Fere-En.Tardeners. It Is being carried out through the re' mainder of the dense woods in this region and over the rain soaked fields and hills and the outskirts The Germans are fighting stubbornly. Persisten as la the German rear guard defense, however, the enemy's most Intense efforts to hold his lines are still being put .forth on. his flanks, in the Rhelms and realons 30.000 PRISONERS TAKEN of prisoners captured by the allies since the beginning of the counter offensive is placed at ty the Havas Agency American troops have discovered at Breicy, north of Chateau Thierry, emplacements of German super-cannon which bombarded towns behind the front and perhaps Parts, W A BUCHANAN, M P Who repjied to the speech of veicome 'to Canadia'n'editors by Capt. Andre ,Tardieu in Pars yesterday district Expect Wet Fall All the old timers are lalUng today nbout the prospects .during the and almost unanimously they ar'e.-.of lhat a wet fall is in slore in Strikes e Ime In the history o! thl- Irrigation I gay Be Intimidated Bj George's Threat Paris, July 'ad- vances were scored by the'French last night in the region irnrned- lately to the north of the Marne in the district where the Ger mans have been clinging to ,the rwer The War Office announced today that the were advanced to the nortji of Pont A- Bmson w k( isgns-' fro ut.i local Fridays tvinis- ___ VMtcrday was TravelleTV artd Re- IIIH flrTO 1 ary Day, the members of eacir IIWI AIUII Ik I A Tbe WslLHriU ULI 0 M Montreal July Empires' lines of communication in Canada may hereafter pricllcally be gufiran teed (rum the menace 01 raiiwuy lauoi [roubles, according lo leading repre- sentatives of raflwa) labor and mem bcrs of the rjanadtan Hallway Wa Board In jolnl session here today, A t H resultjOt Ihe conference commencec Ihen and td 60 conllnifed tomorrow, I Is'emected that a board of labor commissioners, consisting of railway- labor representatives and rep rtsentatlves of the Canadian RalHia, War Board, acting for Hie employers will be fnaugorated at once, not only lo Interprel aifd" administer Iho Me Ailoo award for Canadian roads but lo underfa'ke to deal wrth all railway labor disputes, In Canada for the per lod of the1 war, thils making tho blllty remote l> DllHy Ol'S.HiriKCB IIIUtM' u n-inuit. mi) reducing Irritation to the '.lowest xwslble point by1 guaranteeing it board of experienced railway men o deal promptly and'expcrlly with ny matters of. difference that may parade jn Iho his ory of the cfty the atlertoon, the autos lining up on 7th St S In front of the Irrigation building and parading the downtown read ad by the band A number of floats of fine appearance, led the Travellers while the Rotarlarm were led, by the Dtxon Sheet Metal company's, com merclal car i gaily' decorated ,wHh agi .with, the Rotary einblem con splcuously displayed Miss SlinfOn took part In the Hilary In the Mitchell six placed St her disposal by Ihe Bfloit Among tho other Holflry gtiests were Lleu{ ChiS1 Kerr, Mi" Green manager OI14CO, arid Mr John Bell commercial manager'of the provincial telephone system The and Rolaf, lain had reserved a largo block of the irfandstand and thbrough ________, i v f Duke of Meckl.nbvrg-Schwenn n e r fV enjoyedJhe stampede tmlll the pro- gram cm short by ..the at Alter ih.l It was a tfce cars bjelhir (o Has Accepted the Throne i AmslcnJam crown ot Finland has" iikguk gene rally: known In Ihe strike areas It was, however communicated lo the strike leaders at some centrei ov newspapermen to shorn declared the) were conlldo.nl that Iho wouid not be Intlmldalcd by tha governments Ilireal The lead ers added lhat such a possibility had been corildered fully before hand No reporls reached Ixmdon laat night of an extension of tlie slriKe and the great of the w-rr-is rcnaln Such Important centres jlngham and Huddersfleld, for rs remain cool Morning newspapers he e comment on the sjovernment i HE on the jovernmen'i annornicomem. I !r mo'llv i fl recognize the decision Is i grave one ledrlch ofLt. i. .111 im Cen tlon from the Finnish Landing Tue vaTO reacheJ duko-Vill return with, a ,------------__----- Replies to Address of Velcome By Capt comed By Premier Paris.-July. Clem- enceau early this rrtorning receiv- ed'a representative group of the Canadlan'editors.who are visiting France ,He expressed the wish to give them his personal tssti mony, that, without thought of detracting In'any way from the morale of the French and English, the Canadian and Australian fight ers had proved themselves ong the best S-nator Toyse, Can- adian commissioner, general to France, t entertained the editors later at the Pans-home of Dr Enrl- De Rothschild, which has been donated to'trre-allied officers for a club house, Captain Andre Tardieu, head of thts general commission for Franco American war matters, on jiehalf of the government, w-1 corned the visitors, and Arthur Mayer, editor of GaEouis, and dean of the French press, also spoke W A Buchanan, M P, of Leth bridge, Alberia, and Fernand Lin lot, editor of Le Canada of Mon treal, repfled on behalf of the vis- itors The latter's fsieech, which was much en- thusiasm among the'French gussU present President Pomcare received the party thtt-afternoon. On the CKamp-...- French earrlfd local operav ,tlon In_the south of the mountain i without a pressure Is being constantly maintained and early ,today ,the punishment of the enemy by artll lery fire was resumed with added vigor Under the cover of the guns, the Franco-American troops again have begun crawling for- ward. Important Capture the Germans to resist the steady allied pressure, at a point where Ihe na had evidenlly'. nf Intention ofryieldlflB V do 60. Breathing Spell. London July 27 points I occupied bj American troops slack eoed considerably Friday says -correspondent ot the Dally Mall with the American in lYance Tiaa lor a breathing spell hat arrived, be adds, hpth Elaes are recoTertnj! from exhaustion of their ei j V r BtiTf'Hold Seme Qrountl }j London, July the latest operations and the German po- sition within the'Mime'salient, Ren ters correspondent with the American troops m Frlnce underrate ot Friday it'is wrong lo remember ot, PAQI 4) I Met By Scottish Troops Who Inflicted Heavy Losses TVilh the Brirfsh irmy ra France. July The German attack yester Meteren Had even more dfsastrous resulls for the enemj than was at first believed It proved a complete failure. It appeare that the Germans ed to reach the- Gaaa Road to south of Meteren, from whew could menace the town Accordingly rise1 gei I IAMESEENTER msrstsn i THE AIR SERVICE Paris, July than 5000 IrplarM members of the MM Bangkok, have betrt trained .In Stam, and are now to corrte to France to take up active servlet. r secretary of -lam legation, nade the fore to