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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR FHE LETHBRTOG^ DAILY HKRAID letbbiiboe HJeralb Xctbbrt^oc, aiberta i DAILY ANO WtEKLY I . Proprietors and Publl�her� (Thb lethbridge herald printing COMPANY, LIMITED tta 6th Street South, Lethbrldgs w. a. Buchanan Freatdent and Manactng Director lobn TorraDco  - Duslne's Mnnacar 1 Bailoess Bdltortel TELEPHONES Omce .............. 1251 Omca .............. 1284 Subaerlptlen Rate;>l Dallr, dellTered, per %retik .10 Daily, dellrered, jier year .....J5.00 Dtklly, by mail, rsr year ......J4.00 Weekly, by tnall, per year .....ll.M Waokly, by mail, par yenr to U,8 .$2.00 Da tea ot expiry ot aubBcrlptiona ks-%%B.T dally on addreis label. Accept-Baca ct papera xltc. explraticn date li our authority to continue the sub-acriptloo. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. As a result of tho wonderful g-alns made by (ho allied forces on Sunday, fully halt ot the pocket in which the German crown prince's army has been cornered, has been captured by the allies, and the Gorman supply station at Fere-En-Tardeners has been occupied. The Germans are hastening pell-meil towards the northern mouth ot the salient, with the allies harassing them from the rear and.both sides. The British tanks did particularly cruel work among the retreating Germans, inflicting terrible havoc among the almost panic stricken troops. city HOTEL AND RESTAURANT PRICES DURING STAMPEDE. Hotels and restaurants in the take exception to the criticism ot The , ^^^^ Herald of advanced prices during \ q( entliusiasm? stampede week. Hotels claim that ' their meal'prices were not advanced, and restaurants state that what little advance was made was warranted by the Increased wages demanded by help. dltions are concerned, are perfectly just. Government officials have dallied long with this question and are to blame for tho fact that serious trouble has now arisen from pivot, the ground Is admirably suited for defense. In the vicinity pi these-two points the Germans have concentrated most of their artillery and large forces of Infantry, knowing that If a breach be made at either place by the allies a great majority of the German troops occupying the remainder of the pocket must be sacrificed. On the banks of the Marne south of the centre of the salient not a single five German remains. AMERICANS CRQSS OURCQ. Washington, July 29.-The crossing of the Ourcq by the American forces In their continued pursuit of the enemy north of the Marne was reported in General Pershing's communication for, yesterday, received today, at the war department. Capture by the Americans of the town of Serfnges-Et-Nesles, Sergy and Rotcheres, bsyond the Ourcq, also Is announced. RAINSGiERAL ICoNTivnED riiOM Fbont Paoi) Bow island. Bow Island, July 27.-A 24-hour rain favored ihia district Friday and Saturday, and some of the late crops Were given a good impetus. Much ot the ordinary crop wilt make ifeed. Taber. Taber, July 27.-Taber district came in for soma ot tliu .good rains during the woek, and as a consequence the ehortago ot feed vdll not bo so groat. Tho late crops are much beneflttecl, Carmang*/' Carmangay, July 27.-Rain fell all Friday night ,ind on Saturday, and while much of tl\e wheat crop is gone the rain will Inunonsely help the feed and root crops. Macleod. "Macleod, July :;(!.-Friday morning at ten o'clock a gentle rain began to tall. This Increasad in volume from 2:00 p.m. to (i:;iO to a heavy down pour, and from 00 p.m.' to midnight ono ot the best ruins during tho year fell, from MacU;od to the Pass. While late In tho season. It will'help the crops that are almost ripe, arid materially help tho Intu crops andi,w'll to a great extent 8olve the feed'riproblera. 1 Summertallow.lng will be fe�)il�r now. stopped and the' reV^rend gentleman while broaklni.' win be carried on to'a � Satisfy youndf on this point-one cannot find another cigar so uniformly ftill flavored, fragrant and altogether satisfying as the NOBLEMEN! Have you smoked one lately? (Usually 2.for.2Sc.) 15 cent gar Mild,-Yel Delightfully Rich! >^ S. PAVIS^ SONS. Limited. MONTREAL. _ 413 Nelson, D. C. July 25.-Ono of the features of the second day ot the convention of tho Western Canada Irrigation association was the increased number of delegates at both the morning and nttornoon session. Senator H. Bostock was in tho chair. M. 3. Mid-dleton explained why ptpe system of irrigation was more suitable tor this district than the gravity n^pthod. Hon. W. R. Motherwell, ot Roglna, told the delegates how to get tho maximum quantity ot grain from dry farming and explained the need tor precaution owing to the demand mndo by the war. C. E. Parham. of tho Invormere ax-perlmentnl farm, told ot the profits of alfalfa crops. Hon. Duncan Mnr.shal. minister ot agriculture ot Alberta emphasized the importance of breeding first-class live-stock. Rain prevented outdoor attractions but a reception and dance was held this evening. Hon. John Oltvor, premier of British Columbia, at today's convention of the Western Canada Irrigation nsso-ciatlon made an appeal for tho Intclli. gent co-operation of agriculturists for increased production, not the reckless throwing into seed of unprepared lands, but the concentration ot effort to bring about equality production as well as quantity production. James ^^^llte, assistant to the chairman of tho commission ot conserva-, tion spoke on the water powers ofj British Columbia. The two greatest water power centres of British Columbia, ho said, were at Vancouver and Nelson. At Nelson,- within a radius ot 50 miles there is some 400,000 horsepower awaiting development. FEASIBILITY OF V;-ncouvor, B.C., July 26.-"It has been demonstrated beyond question that wheat, cnrrylug oven a very high percentage ot moisture, can be transported from Vancouver via tho Panama canal to Europe without suffering injury at all." This is tho opinion ot the board of Canadian grain commls-sionors as expressed by J. P. Jonea, a membar ot tho board, who reached Vancouver Friday, after reading tho log and experts' reports regarding the voyage from Vancouver ot tlio War Viceroy, which left hero last winter with a cargo of wheat for Liverpool. Tho ctperimont proved so successful that it has been decided to ship as much wheat as possible from Vancouver, and Mr. Jones Is hero to confer with tho harbor commissioners and the local representatives of the board regarding facilities for handling shipments. MR COSTELLO Calgary. July 27.-Mayor Costello has convoyed by telegraph an appeal to the Ottawa authorities that a conciliation board bo granted in the postal dispute. Tho mine workers of District IS have endorsed the stand of the striking employes, and the railway shopmen hero threaten to strike' if the government does not appoint a conciliation board. An active militia officer holding a commission in tho lOlst Edmonton Fusiliers has taken Up the matter of the right ot the authorities to draft him to servo in the ranks as a private, notwithstanding ho is a commissioned man. This matter was referred by Registrar Carson to tho judgn-artvocato who replied that tho fact of a man in Class I under the .M.S.A. holding a commission In an active militia unit does not affect his liability to servo in the ordinary way just as in the case of a man who does not hold a commission in the active, militia. I I CENTRE UNDER FIRE Washington. July 27. - General .March said the German withdrawal from Chatoau-Tliiorry, toward tho centre ot tho salient, continues and the important German centre at Fore-Bn-Tardeners is now within 3% miles of tho allied lines and under constant eholl tiro. The most striking advance since last Wednesday which General March noted, was by the British forces just west ot Rheims. This advance ot a mile and a half on n four-mile front, he said, marked a special source ot danger to the cnetny, placing his forces to tho south in an awkward position. As a result, General March said; tho French already are beginning to movo northward from the .Marne against tho enemy forces in the pocket on that side ot tho sallont. The Gorman attack at Epieds only delayed the American progress and thoBO troops aro again moving forward. KEEP IN TUNE Communities are like people. They are apt to get "out of tune." Harmony is any community's most valuable asset. Without it little can be accomplished. When the town is Off Key it is on the down grade. Something should be done all of the time to keep our community in tune. We are apt to overlook this, and only |fune up spasmodically. In the intervals we are apt to forget we are part of a community. We lapse into mere individuals and lose our community sense. We can't go too far in an effort to preserve community harmony. Let's allworkinordlif^piaj^onthekey .^^ 1^ 0219 87305061 ;