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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBHmOg JULV J Hlbcrta DAILY AND WttKLY PftffltUft tnd 1 fill LitHIRIDQt HIRALD PRINT JNO LIMITtri Ml tth Street Buchanan tfMldrat and Managing Director Wkb Torrance Business Manager TELEPHONES mttnesa Office U5 Mltorial Office Subscription par week per year by par roar by per year by per year to of expiry of enbecrlptioni B pear dally on address Accept Mice of papers expiratkn date U Mr authority to continue the sub THE PROGRESS OP THE As a result of the wonderful gains made by the allied forces on fully half of the pocket in which the German crown princes army has been has been captured by the and the German supply station at FereEnTardeners has been occu The Germans are hastening pellmell towards the northern mouth with the allies harassing them from the rear The British tanks did particularly cruel work among the retreating Ger inflicting terrible havoc among the almost panic stricken HOTEL AND RESTAURANT PRICES DURING Hotels and in the city take exception to the criticism of The Herald of advanced prices during J stampede Hotels claim that their mealprices were not and restaurants state that what little advanceWas made warranted by the increased wages demanded by The Herald is certain that no great increase was made by hotels or Hotels raised the prices of their rooms in some in but not all raised their meal In practically all the res taurants the prices were some others to a greater It Is not the extent of the raise The Herald so much as the fact that raise was made at The principle of holding up an liibitlon crowd for any increase at all ovor regular rates Is and The Herald does not condone It is true that it is more expensive to give proper service and accommo dation during such times than under normal but the additional business done more than makee up for the additional CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN Congratulations are in order follow ing upon Southern Albertas first am algamated fair and The people of Southern Alberta are first of all to be commended for the loyal manner in which they patronized the exhibition and stampede under most unfavorable weather The officials and directors are to be congratulated for the untiring man ner in which they worked to make the events a for the optimism they displayed and for the patience with which they struggled along un der these adverse conditions to keep the fair Managers Knight and Day are to be congratulated for the success of the forso for as this class of entertainment the stampede was a Manager Moore of the exhibition is a find and it is hoped the south will benefit from hisser vices for The bpth in livestock and in othee lines may not have been all to be but were splendid Biderlng the labor con war and crop conditions all combining to rather take the out of the farmers enthusiasm over livestock ex or any other kind of Concentration on the farmers end of the exhibition should bring forth bet ter things in these lines as the years go dltlons are are perfectly Government officials have dallied long with this question and ore to blame for the fact that serious trouble has now arisen from Situation which might have been righted months The eastern organisations apparent ly dp not line up with the attitude of the western branches of the postal clerks and mall carriers This Is rather difficult to but President of tho trades and labor apparently voices the sentiment of eastern labor in tho mat ter in the following telegram he sent to Victoria After hearing a statement from the government as to the reasons preventing the appointment of a would enter Into direct nego tiations with a view to reaching a satisfactory Your repre sentatives were convinced that this procedure promised the best results recommended thnt the men re turn to work pending action of tho government on the report of the committees investigating the griev One of the cardinal principles directing the policy of organized labor is to exhaust every effort to settle a dispute by direct and only when such negotiations fall is the case referred to an independent You ask that the policy of or ganised labor be revised by seeking a board instead of entering into direct negotiations Signed THE VALUE OF Under the heading Enthusiasm Does Forbes Magazine prints the following illustrations of its point It was Roosevelt you will recall who when asked while he was in the White how he contrived to get through so much replied I like my What has brought Billy Sunday his inordinate fame as a preacher What carried Peary to the North Pole I What sustains Edison during his herculean dayandnight labors Are they not all radiant examples of enthusiasm The described enthusiasm as a god within Does not history show given tasks apparently super human can be accomplished Enthusiasm is a dynamo generating within I The enthusiast pushes ing no The Slaggard lags be Just as surely as indifference and ignorance spell enthusiasm and enlightenment spell PICKED PASSING VP one of the best known railway men of the west died In Cal 11 typhoid Carman 9 miles out Of The frinlaler in the of Portage la Is president of the Mani toba Methodist and oite the best known Methodist of the Shows Ray Roping a Steer Painted By Rus THE OF THE POSTAL The strike of the postal clerks and carriers threatens to develop a most serious labor war it action of some kind If not immediately taken to deal with the demands made and effect a Serious interference with the business of the country hag al ready occurred through the pileup of nail that has resulted all over the The bulk of least In the appears to be in sympathy with No doubt their claims so lit M and better working poo Something of surprise was sprung on the big Saturday fair crowd when the well known rancher of Medicine Hatand ap peared on the platform in front of the grandstand daring tne afternoon to present on behalf of the citizens of and Magrath and a number of oldtime stockmen of Southern Al a beautiful Charles painting to Ray Knight a token of the esteem in which he 1s held by the people in this section of the The which cost and which is valued by knight at many wae executed during the spring by who visited the fair last and delivered it to the dowors only Saturday It represents a real ranch scene on the Knight Ray on his famous horse on which he 1s such a1 familiar figure in Med icine Hat Calgary atampede is represented roping a background are a number of typicalrange the foothills bringing up the It is a typical Southern Alberta ranch and Is as full of are all the range pictures by the cowboy The shading are and the picture of Ray Knight bfnweU la lifelike in every A The speech with wtycty Peacock made the presentation was a euloglsm of the part Knight has played in opening up Sunny Southern and was Vigorously applauded by the Knight was called to the platform to receive the beautiful and replying stated that lie could not find words to express his pleasure and gratitude over the spirit which had prompted He announced while he had returned to Southern Al berta he was leaving in a few to take up his permanent residence in but he expected to make frequent trips to Lethbridge and the south towns in the course of his The presentation was one of the most interesting features of the weeks program and fitted in nicely with the staging Of the stampede in which Knight baa been a central A closeup of Kulght himself and another of the picture was taken by who is filming the stam Will form part of the record of the stampede as it will be flash on the screen before Americas mil and Gilbert of Me are the happy parents of j their 20th The Gagnons have been married twentyone That there are 160 men a day throughout Canada who are arriving at military age to the estimate of Re gistrar of The Western Union Telegraph Com pany was indicted by a federal grand jury at New York on charges of hav ing transmitted messages by Fifty thousand bottles of cham pagne were sent to the Pollus de fending Rheims by the grateful in habitants of that The Great War Veterans Associa tion of Calgary are considering build ing a four storey clubhouse on laud donated by the Nursing Sister Emma of has been appointed assist ant matron of 2 Canadian General Hospital at Lightning killed Don Higglns and Alfred farm while they were driving on their way about six miles northwest of Davis of 30 years of took a long dive into the De troit river at Windsor and failed to come being probably carried away by the George Edgar brother of the late Sir James form er premier of died at Oxford He had been In failing health for some The of says it under stands that Alexander the former Russian will not make zi trip to the United States as he had for many years principal of the Ontario Veterinary hae retired from that of has been appointed to the A plaij for the utilization of western lignites that is likely have far reaching results has been formulated by the council for scientific and in dustrial research of which McCallum is administrative chair John a farmer of Blue was nominated unanimous ly at the North Huron Liberal con vention at Wlngham to contest that seat for the About half of the 129 delegates present were The death took place of James at her summer She waa prominent in Kingston in benevol inventor of the Nissen steel huts so much used In the present war is a A short course in military beginning August 1 was announced by the University The course la offered to assist army intel ligence work and to enable Red Cross workers better to aid German wound Canadian railroads under an inter state commerce commission ruling were permitted to increase rail and water rates on lumber moving from Canadian points to New York harbor to the basis allowed by the railroad administration for rates on American Property to the value went up in 23 people met their deaths and ten more were severely injured as the result of fires in Sask atchewan during the first six months of this according to the half yearly report issued by provincial fire hundred members of the Win nipeg street cleaning chiefly returned have been dismissed In the policy of retrench ment established by the The Great War Veterans Association has decided that the city had better lay oft some at the high priced officials at thecity hall on keep on civic em ployment men who have done their bit at the In order to avoid military a young farmer residing in the neigh borhood of swallowed about a pound of He is now suffering from chronic or Brighte disease and has rendered himself an invalid for It is extremely im probable that he will be able to tol low any manual employment as the in the soap permanently in jured his When the conductor came around to collect the tickets on a west bound train a couple of days ago a who had evidently not had time to purchase a offered to pay him cash This Is contrary to the but the after Borao asked the man for his registration Old not said the Where upon the conductor the train stopped and the reverend gentleman SLASH MOM FRONT PAO ENORMOUS July their purtult of the Germans the French have reached the south bank of the Ourcq The German sup ply of la sorely The Germans are retreating rapidly with ertbr mous BERLIN July acti vity Is greatly revived on the Flanders especially on both sldea of the It It official ly PRESSING July Ameri cans particularly in the FereEn Tardeners sector are pressing the Germans very ENEMY SUFFER With the French Armies on the AlsneMarne July Incessant smashing blows night and day of the entente allies left the enemy nothing else to do but to retreat or die In his Even the sudden retreat haa not relieved the Germans from con stant In addition to the slashing the cavalry and the pounding of the the lives of the German rear guards are being made pre carious by the entente infantry Meanwhile allied aviators daringly fly a few hundred feet bombing and machine gunning the German batteries and columns on the TANK CREWS The tank crews have been her oes in this chase and ever since the commencementrof the German they done remark able After breaking up the enemy front line and preparing the way for anadvance of In our tanks have through out continued to exploit the suc cess Some tanks even have attacked the enemyartillery batteries and killed all the thus permit ting the infantry to capture many of these There is not a tank In the aectlon of tanks which haa taken part in the that haa not from 15 to 20 machine guna to its credit of the ori aonera declare that the leases caus ed by the tankstMave been ter The linewhere the German withdrawal has attained Its great est depth Is northeast of Chateau The depth at that point gradually narrower un til It la quite small on nearing the eastern pivot on the front south west of Both here and around the othe the ground is admirably auited for In the vicinity pf two points the Germane have con centrated most of their artillery and large forces of knowing that if a breach ba made at either place by the alllea a great majority of the German troops occupying the remainder of the pocket must be On the banks of the Marne south of the centre of the salient not a single live German AMERICANS CRQSS July cros sing of the Ourcq by the American forces In their continued pursuit of the enemy north of the Marne waa reported In General Persh inga communication yester received at the war Capture by the Americana of the town of Sergy and beyond the also is FBONT PADS Bow Bow July 24hour rain favored thin district Friday and and Home of the late crops were given a good Much of the ordinary crop will make July district came In for sonio of tu good rains during the and as a consequence the shortage of feed will not be so The late crops are much July fell all Friday night and on and while much of the wheat crop is gone the rain will immensely help the feed and root July morning at ten oclock a gentle rain began to This Increased in volume from to to a heavy down and from to midnight ono of the best rafna during the year from Macleod to the While late in the will help the crops that are almost and mater ially help Hie late crops and Jfjll to a great extent Kolve the will be wwdflr while breakhiL win be carried oa toa a ybwMH on this pointone cannot fad cigw unmftttyrJfaU fragrant and altogether NOBLEMEN Have you smoked one lately 15 cent Usually Delightfully Rich DAVIS U 413 July of the features of the second day of the con vention of the Western Canada Irriga tion association was the increased number of delegates at both the morn Ing and afternoon Senator Bostock was in the Mid dleton explained why ptpe system of irrigation was more suitable for this district than the gravity of told the delegates how to get the maximum quantity of grain from dry farming and explained the need for precaution owing to the demand made by the of tho Invermere ex perimental told of the profits of alfalfa Duncan minister of agriculture of Alberta emphasized the importance of breeding firstclass Rain prevented outdoor attractions but a reception and dance was held thia John premier of Brit ish at todays convention of the Western Canada Irrigation asso ciation made an appeal for the intelli gent cooperation Of agriculturists for increased not the reckless throwing into seed of unpre pared but the concentration of effort to bring about equality produc tion as well as quantity I James assistant to the chairj man of the commission of conserva tion spoke on the water powers of British The two greatest water power centres of British Colum he were at Vancouver and At within a radius o 50 miles there is some horse power awaiting FEASIBILITY OF July has been demonstrated beyond question that carrying even a very high percentage of can be trans ported from Vancouver via tho Pana ma canal to Europe without suffering Injury at This is the opinion of the board of Canadian grain commis sioners as expressed by a member of the who reached Vancouver after reading the log and experts reports regarding the voyage from Vancouver of tho War which left here last winter with a cargo of wheat for The experiment proved so successful that it has been decided to ship as much wheat as possible from Vancou and Jones is here to confer with the harbor commissioners and the local representatives of the board regarding facilities for handling ship An active militia officer holding a commission in the 101st Edmonton Fusllleca has taken tip the matter of the right of the authorities to draft him to serve in the ranks as a pri notwithstanding he is a commis sioned This matter was refer red by Registrar Carson to the judge advocate who replied that tho fact of a man In Class I under the holding a commission in an active militia unit does not affect his liabil ity to serve In the ordinary way Just as in the case of a man who does not hold a commission in the mil MAYOR COSTELLO July Costello has conveyed by telegraph an appeal to the Ottawa authorities that a con ciliation board be granted in the pos tal The mine workers of District IS have endorsed the stand of the strik ing and the railway shop men here threaten to strike it tho government does not appoint a con ciliation CENTRE UNDER FIRE July General March said the German withdrawal from toward the cen tre of the continues and tho important German centre at FereEn Tardeners is now within 3 miles of the allied lines and under constant shell The most striking advance since last Wednesday which General March was by the British forces just west of This advance of a mile and a half on a fourmile he marked a special source of danger to the placing his forces to the south in an awkward As a General March tho French already are beginning to move northward from the Marne against the enemy forces in the pocket on that side of the The German at tack at Epleds only delayed the Am progress and theso troops aro again moving KEEP IN TUNE Communities are like They are apt to get out of Harmony is any communitys most valuable Without it little can be When the town is Off Key it is on the down Something should be done all of the time to keep our community in We are apt to overlook and only fune up In the intervals we are apt to forget we are part of a We lapse into mere individuals and lose our community We cant go too far in an effort to preserve community Lets all work in on the key ;