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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LET.HBR1DGK DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, JUNE 1016 A Day With Gen. Joffre On French Battle Front Paris. Juno months of responsibility by General Joffro In the conduct of the greatest war in history, during which time he has been duty an average of IT ii day and has traveled more than miles in a motor car. do no seem to have aged this veteran soldier n hit: tin-re is not (he slightest be- trayal of fatigue in his countenance, his step or in his mind; he is quite as ready for any development today us at any time since the war began, and his decisions are as prompt and dearly thought out as on the histori- cal August 26th. 1914. when ifsueti '.lie Fn.MH.-ii -the general in- sinu-tifjns for tlie'Batrle of the Marne. It is in a quiet villa surrounded by a pretty garden and in a spacious loom on tlie ground floor with a bil- liard covered with maps in the renirt1 and maps on ail the walls that the jrencral-in-chief begins to receive report? from his staff be- tween five and six o'clock in the morn- trooiw. and seeks out for himself even the most instpniiluint points n timed in the dispatches. With the same i.'iire he rt'Hds every teltjffram, every order, before sisnin? it. The firs'l session cf the day dis- poses of questions of organization, troops required at different poiiits. movement by rail, sanitary service, arrangements for reinforcements. ;ili of which are decided to the smaltost ing. General Joffre on silting doivn hi? work-table finds a single sheet of The first part of the session i: Miled io what is called (he sitiiath the "Northeast.-" which mean? north and east of France or the Fran- signs, i rout; Im-tt follows r. mission of what is called the "T. O. E.." standing for "Tliealru Operations comes tho most annoying part of his day's ions of displace- inout. promotion, retirement, recom- ponses of olllcers. unil fitniions o( soliliera. hesidcs tho thouHiuid-ii.iut-oiie questions rotnilng to anus, material, ammunition supplies, ami the fliini- tarv depiii'tiuent. Thy reserve sup- plies of shells for cannon of different caiihni is a matter to no one else; ho j koops the figures In hip head, and he, day. can give .the exact figures representing the daily output ot the ammunition factories, lie personally attends to all trials of new engines of destruction or protection. After the audiences relating to these questions, the general receives of what is called the "aer- of i ho H'tir" to discuss transpor- tation and plans for the repair or con- struction of niilrouds; still more de-j more tipures. all which are j organized, coordinated, and tiled in tlie prodigious memory of tht For Emergencies When you have a bilious at- tack, or when you feel illness coming move the bowels, start the liver and.put your entire digestive system in good shape with a dose or two of the time-tested erai-iu-ehief, so curately :is to re- j Alter about three hour? to report? and the nt'Cfssary orders io provide for the eventualities day. Joffre rises from his de: puts on his cap, which is the for lhe departure from general to some one ot Hie ar at the front. It is generally jpendes. about half past nine. Three, pi paper on which are noted the latest (U0tor cars are always wailing at t-itii news of the situation of the French (hour in front of the villa. As the yt'ii- aml German armies received during vti.. ,._ _.......... inkstand on pushes into his hand a small nnprr jhap; ihe night. There is the table, for the general writos very litrle. arid no telephone, an instru- ment that he detests, and never uses excepting by proxy. There is a com- plfx-ated set ot colored crayons, how- [quire no memorandum. j General Joffre has been described t some of his punenils as the of tiio army. hi1 is Uiu 'ml 'directing Intelligence of the great IU1 j machine, he is at the same (fine the. i relief for overcharged miiuls of sub- ordinates who. under certain contin- may be ovet-affecfeil by mat- ,rt-ul jters of secondary importance. Sur- i prised by some unloosed for develop- i niont and impressed by a complication jthat seems to them decisive and pe.r- irremediable. a simply observa- he sticks into the pockei of hisition from Jon re otten reduces the, jacket. It Is the time table and the exaggerated indent to pro-j itinerary of the day's journey, ar-1 Portion ami cools the blood of his sub- j ranged and approved by him the .'ven ing before ami from u-hk-h no diver You will welcome: the quick relief and often ward off a severe illness. Beecham's Pills are carefully compounded from vegetable .products harmless, and not habit-form- ing. Buy a box now. You don't know when you may need Beecham's Pills. A reliable family remedy that always Should le at Hand Sole of Any Medicine in the World, Sold everrwhcru. In boxea, 25 eenU. gence is permitted. The general-in-rhief. nance office while a sei fir si ord ca r. v-hat relief car." the third one being reserj-ed for uvo secretaries ce i !cond officer follow ever, with which the general with his own hand marks changes in the sir- nation of the the armies upon the After a hasty glance at the memor-1 the genera) listens to reports from the stuff, which are rapidly com-, Joffre on all his visits niented upon, while concise orders are tfae ,irmies These same cars given covering questions of detail; oarried the general and hi? suite afterward projected orders of con- sjnce the of lhe war uver Piderable consequence -are submitted nearly everv mile ot Uie gromHi from to the general by members of tQ (he The hours he! staff, or Subnltfieri by him to the staft. speeding over the coutiir. ar? of comparative rest for He improves ihe occasion to read in j onlinate. l The general-in-chief is not partial to j the visits of civilians in wartime. Ho; resisted with admirable ilency the constant pressure ct thous-j lands of influential civilians who have; I no business at the front, but never-: itheless desire ardently see it. Be-J sides the hundreds of war eorrespon- i dents, the supervising committees of j the Chamber of Deputies, hundreds of! {other influential politicians, ministers.; and other governmental officers, there are the British and German Fleets in Big Battle (CoxTJXUEn FH03E FRONT PAGE) General Joffre listens to his officers :i raiher detached air; he even has the appearance of paying no at- tention to what is being said; then suddenly he will surprise his staff by interrupting the reader of the report or letter and reaching out for it. "Whenever a phrase or a word strikes him. he insists upon reading for him- self: he also follows for himself, pen- cil in hand, reports concerning mili- tary operations and movements of are more detail long reports that have not .German Official Berlin. June 2 (by wireless .to Say-; risiiing notabilities from the The test of the German allied countries who never fall to put'alty report, which is dated "June- 1.' application for a visit to the ;says; "During an enterprise directed j front. I to tlie northward our high sea fiee.t When the general lunches ;on May ;ii encountered the main parti headquarters, he manages to the English fighting fleet, which innumerable de- mands by receiving French or for-1 fes. sign ministers generals, other otlic- j -'During the afternoon between ers of allied armies, or notabilities, at jSkager Rak and a heavy en- his table. The dinner Is generally n'gagemeut developed which was sue- good one. because Joffre eats with for us and which continued j. l i i ucauijuai ifj "c in vi (.lie OUglJMl IImi 11 US required immediate attention but ti3fv of these imlumerauie do-! was considerablv superior to our for- which he wants to know from begin- mug to end. but most of the route Is BACKACHE, LUMBAGO AND BHEOTATIC TROUBLES. spent in rest, ihe general being au adept'in the art of auching snatches of sleep en route. He is credited with the power of sleeping when he appetitc. although he drinks louring the whole night. In this eil. wants to and ot awakening at will. ,mUe and smohcs Mi aU R u Qne so far as lg up to of the hours of the day which he'the present, there were destroyed by looks forward to, because questions :ug thc large battleship Warspite, the relating to the service are rigorously j battle Mary and hide- barred from ihe conversation, and ifatigable, two armored cruisers ap- gaiety is the rule. After the dinner iparently of the. Achilles type, one the general turns over rapidly thejsraan cruiser, a new flagship of de- pear Mr, wish to state that ant projected operations i buffered greatly from backache, luin- j commander of bago and rheumatic txoubies. I used the latest discovery of Doctor Thc general's car is known to every- one in the army by the tri-eolored fam'on with a gold fringed cravat thai It carries. He always arrives without ceremony and proceeds immediately and simply to the business on hand. whether it be a discussion of lbfi Iateat illUBtraied papers istroyerSi the Tufbanet. Xcstore-aiid cThaMiAf it OI multiplicity of fAlcaster, a large number of torpedo represeuting him in all {boat destroyersy and one submarine. sorts .of positions and poses? that-he i "gy observation, which was free be his simple Uinch, which he often takes seated on the ground at [rarely finds .to his taste. Pierce for backache and kidney troubles, side of the road, and which he dis- and I can cheerfully recommend the [patches with good appetite. Fre- "..Anuric Tablets" to-anyone suffering quemly jnstead of. leaving the car from any of these maladies. j to visCt the headqm-.rters' an army, j j ed Your? "WJ. :lje takes the general in commaDd into ters en route, thus saving time and keeping- to the time table prepared for his round. The discussion goes on NOTE: It is nov.- asserted with con- tidcnuo that these painful effect? dne to uric acid m thG. sjstem are entirely eradi- cited. A new r.medy, called has been discovered by Dr. Pierce, and is while the general-in-chief and the gen- eral in command of an army are mak- thelr way to the communicating 1 ___ clear of objects, it was stated The general-in-chief returns to hiajrhBt a large number of Rngl.IfthJiafeUfo work, at half past eight hi the j snips suffered damage from our shU's ling to receive ihe reports of the the attacks of our torpedo boat his absence, and jfloljua during the day engagement to approve the communique to the jantl throughout the night, press, which is never transmitted in i "Amonp others the larye battleship Paris without having received his ap- [Marlborough was hit by a torpedo, probation. The-onhiancB officers bring ;This was cotlfiraied by prisoners. Sev- in the last telegrams and receive their jeral of Our'ships rescued parts of the orders for Lhe morrow. At 10 o'clock. the sunken British, ships, after the raembers of his have j amoiig them befng two and the only Nothing in" the construction of i Wiesbaden, by hostile gun fire during these trenches escapes Joffre; if itho day engagement, and His majesty 5 there is anything wrong anywhere, j Donald J. Sellers, head of Sellers scbe. headache, and the darting paiit; and of articular or muscular rheuma- those diseases' which are caused by too aotu, aucli as gout, officers arid soldiers say, it is that j Gosigh Fur Co.: Toronto, is.dead. thing chat the general's eye will j ___ He prefers to he unno- j ally suffer from hardening and thickening of the walls of the arteries, due to tfaa excess of nric acid in tne blood and tissues. Dr. Pierce, who is director and chief ghysiclan at the Hotel and urgical Institute, Buffalo, N. Y., hag been testing this wonderful-medicine for the relief of over-worked and weakened kidnsys. The relief obtained by sufferers hits been so satisfactory that, he deter- mined to "Anuric" with the prin- cipal drueglsta in town where people could this ready-to-nse medicloe. "Amiric" Is not harmful or poisonous, bnt aids nature in throwing off those poisons within the body wbielrcause so much suffering, pain and misery. Sciea- lists assert this remedy is 37 times more than lithfa. Send 10 cents for large trial package. bnildfng. np a reputation as good as _Dr. Pierco's other well-known medicines which have been proved reli- able during nearly fifty years, such as Doctor Pierce'a Favorite Prescription lot the ills of women, Doctor Piarce's Pleasant Pellets, the liver regulator, mad Doctor Pierce's Golden Discover; for red blood. light upon. riced in these sort of business trips to the front, insisting that they in no way partake of the form and cere- mony that attaches to reviews, but' Instinctively, the old "grand- father" passes, the sentinels and soldiers present arms, reddening with pleasurable emotion because of this opportunity to honor ihe general-in- chief. I None of the army commanders have HELP FOR WORKING WOMEN yet been able to satisfy Joffre on two j Mn. Conlev Got Helo shelters for the men along the first line are never deep enough, p Pommern during the night, as the result of a torpedo, were sunk. "The fate of his majesty's ship Frauenlobe, which is missing, and of some torpedo boats, which have not returned yet. is unknown. .The high sea fleet returned today (Thursday; into our port." British Official London, June text ot tiie statement the 1 afternoon of Wednesday the 31st of IT I a nava! engagement took place Ome Have to Keep on Until [off "the coast of Jutland. The British They Almost'DrOD How !sn'Ps on which the brunt the fight- feli were the .battle "cruiser fleet jand some erasers and light" _ i jjy four fast battleships, Here is a letter from a [among these the losses were heavy. WALES TO MARRY ITALIAN PRINCESS .New York. June Paris dis- patch News Agoncy here today said: 'jThat Prince Edward of Wales, heir apparent to the British throne, is to marry Princess Jolanda, the eldest daughter of King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, and a girl of rare beauty, was the report, received here _today from Rome. It is rumored announcement of the engagement is imminent. nk Indefatigable, and Invincible ami the when you have 'a few men available j jaat deepen these shelters a bit. too." j He never forgets such things; the! barbed wire is always forthcoming, and if he passes that- way again and finds the shelters have not been deep- ened, he notices it and makes the colonel notice it. The iiiimerous reviews that Joffre has had occasion to pass In 21 months of the war are not entirely matters of show aiid parades. He first visits, the installation of one of lhe battalions and inspects the kitchens, the laundry and the organization of the baths, i After he has assured himself that the material wants of the soldiers are i cared' for, he passes along the line to f j salute the regimental flag. rt-ere sunk. The was disabled and after being towed sometime hail) to be abandoned by her crew. It is also known that the destroyers Tip- perary. Turbulent, Fortune, Sparrow Hawk and Ardent were lost and six' others are not yet accounted for. N'n; British battleships or light cruisers Compound that t tried it. I took three bottles and I found it to be all you claim. Now I feel as well ns everl did and am able to do all my own work again. I were sunk. recommend it to any woman suffering 1 "The enemy's losses were serious, from female weakness. You may pub- iAt least one battle-cruiser was cles- liBhmv letter if you wish. "-Mrs. JAMES troyed and one severely damaged. One CONLEY.516 St Glair battleship iK reported to have Deen by our destroyers. During the No woman suffering from any form of i niht attack twu light were female troubles should fose hope until (lisabicd and prabably sunk. The ex-. Ot all the generals who have con- she has given Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg- iact nuraber of enemy destroyers dis- irred decorations during (he war. etable Compound a fair trial. i posed of during the action cannot he :es "Yomr Choice" Their exquisite it obtuned by the skillful use of absolutely pure ingredients of the highett grade. 80c: onS per Ik D. Higin- Limited, Druggistt, Lethbridge. Ife: lone, it Is said, do it with such real feeling as Joffre. When he gives the i 'accolade" after pinning the cross j upon the brave soldier's breast, whe-1 ther lt.be the simplest trooper, the; blackest Senegalese rifleman, or an i officer, he kisses him heartily on .both I cheeks, never being satisfied with a semblance of an em bra re as are some other generals. i After conferring with the general j of an army, visiting the quarters of the troops or passing a regiment in review. Joffre always consults his! little paper, the Itinerary of round, and this is about the bnly j thing'that disturbs the equanimity of; his temper. to he at j least twenty minutes he often j saysj 'impatiently, and this means tl'tat the'man at tho wheel must, make up that ordtr to get back into! the.-genpral's good graces: he never j goes too fast to. suit his illustrious j passenger. The tour of Inspection is generally finished about 5'Ofclpck in lhe after- noon. Then hack at 'headquarters This famous remedy, the medicinal j ascertained with any" certainty, ingredients of which are derived from 'must have been large." native roots and herbs, has for, forty years proved to be a most valuable tonic; and invigorator of the female organism. All women are invifwl to write to the l-ydia E. Pinkham Medi- cine Co., Jjynn, Mass., for special ad will be confidential. but Description of British Boats According io the Imperial Year Book, -1914-15, the Indefatigable was, built in 1911. It is described as fol- lows: tons displacement, 43.000 horsepower, 1G 4-Inch guns, .T chine guns and two torpedo tubes, v The Invincible, built JOOfl. tons displacement, 'il.OOO T. i power, 8 12-Inch guns, 16 ff I machine guns and 5 torpedo tubes. i The 'cruiser Uefeucc is of the MIii- ator tyne built in 1009. displace- ment, horsepower. 4 fl.2-Inch The Crystal Dairy guns, 10 7.5-inch guna, 5 machine guns j and torpedo tubes. j The B'ack Prince Is a Duke i of Edinburgh type, SB Is the wa? disabled. of tons andC23.500 horsepower. -The Warrior cafrieti 6 9.2-hich ftoqe, 4 7.5-inoh guns, 3pr. and machine guna, .3 torpedo 'tubes. PHONE 157f IN CORSETS, HOSIERY, UNDERWEAR An Interesting Lot of News lands 'The Busy Store' FOK Siilunlny and Monthly we ;nv uinkiiio- subxlnuiiiil i-ciliu-jious tin iiiiinv linos of .sViisoiiiihle mtjivlwiid.ist'. Only ,-i llioso specials are lislcd hero. You will find scores of oilmr. buriruiiis Hie store with price tickets ilia! sjicll siivings from 10 to 50 per cent. Taffetta Skirts With a Wealth of Style on Sale For the First Time Saturday About n dozen of real smart dress skins, made from Ihe finest tjuality.pf Pussy Willow Taffeta in black and navy; also some clever stylos in rich'lustrous Duchess Satin; Some styles come wifli shirring around waist baud, other.1; with knife pleating. These will he on sale Saturday only at White Outing Skirts The largest stock of white outing skirts we have ever shown. While sill; wash skirts on sale at and half a dozen lines of piiiues. repps, cords, pA etc.. special at New White Middies Buy your middies right now. for they will be scarce later on. Home half dozen new styles in ".lack Tar" middies in white and fancy stripes, sixes SPECIALS Dome Fasteners, per dozen Tooth Brushes, on sale White Dressing Combs for A dozen Bone Hair Pins for Extra fine Nail Scrubs for Mendings for Silk Hose New Brass Buttons, per doz 35c 50c Child's Hose Supporters at------. 18c Child's Buster Belts at 15c Silk Ties at............ 35c Men's Pocket Combs............ 15c A Striking Display of Some Real New Dress Materials If you would like lo see the finest lot of novelty muslins ever brought to this city, take a peep into our big show window, when you are down town tomorrow. What yon sec there is only an index to the big' display inside. AVe show these lines exclusively in Lethhrldge. RADMOOR VOILES, in plain colors, per yard 35c TISSUE Flower designs, on'sale 35c _MTUSSAH a new cloth, resembling pongee, yd. 75c PIXIE GRENADINE, In 5 delicate colorings, per yard Me Fancy Muslins, 10 different lines, on sale, per yard ___ 15c '.'RADIUM 42 inches, plain colors, a yard S5c SILK REPPS, tan, pink, Copen., etc., special G5c WHITE BATH TOWELS 25c pi: "A rousing special in white Terry Balh Tow- els, size 16 x o- inches, fringed ends, also a larger size with blue borders. These tvio lines on saie Saturday only. 3 Prs. SILK BOOT HOSE The colors are grey, pink, sky, white and black. lisle tops, with a fine fibre silk boot, reinforced loes and high hoels, second qual- ity of our line. All sjxes SVi to 10. TWO UNDERWEAR BARGAINS Two lines that will give you some idea of the many bargains in our underwear department. These two specials are for Saturday only. Unclcrvests T} Dozen Indies' fine gauze cotton vests, with or without sleeves, val- ues as high as on sale Saturday 15c Combinations Ladies' Gauze Com- binations, wide, knees, short or no sleeves, al- so a line of tight knee combinations worth (Jyc'. on sale Satuidav 39c "Morning Specials'- for the Early Bird Only JMH- tlie jiiist year we, have boon asking you to Shop in (lie morn- ing4. AVP are goiho- fo make it woi'lh your while to bel'oj'o dinner .These veal "Kv.e- wire" are On sale from S iinlil 12 o'eloek Saturday inoniiiig only. .Xo pliojio orders will- bo taken for these Morning Specials. Print for j A. Corsets, 50c Bxtra value, a good corset for liquac wear, light weight and well boned, sizes 2o to 27 only. Dresses, Sheets at Tor each Regular size cotton sheets, ready to use, extra special val- ue for Saturday morning only. Wide Silks SSc Just the thing for separate silk skirts and dresses, 3G in. wide, colors, rose, Russian green, navy, pink, etc., regular value. White Bed Quilts For medium sized beds, -Cro- chet pattern. Only a dozen clearing at the price. Saturday morning. English prints in light and dark colors, fast colors, stripes and small patterns, regular Joe quality. White Undei'skirts Made from, a fine quality white cambric, with neat tuck- ed frill, full size. Linen Table Cloths, A sample of linen table, with, and Shamrock size 68 by 84 inches, regular value and ?2.00. Made from neat black -and white check prints, sizes 3-1 to J-3. These dresses are real good j value at on sale at 05c. 7 Yds. Miuiapolani For nightgowns, underwear, etc., this cloth is greatly in de- mand, full yard wide; no dress- ing. Mew July Patterns and Fashion Sheets Now Ready Ry lands Co. ''The Busy Store' What the Press Agents Say story is full of intrigue and romance and is one of the. finest English photo- j plays ever presented this country.' Number 17 of the Paramount Travel j aeries will be shown on the same j program, and Miss .Slram and Mr. Fleming will sing a duet. A flm Toimi'nce Monday and Tuesday, the wpi'ld T. J -r .famous play "The Old Homestead" The, Bluebird feature Tangled witll an t Fea; Hearts, which treats an old This whioh liaa.circWd the a new way, will be press tonight. This ia a society drama with many conpiicatiotis and provides hn hppn >1V many a dramatic situation .which nas Ule keeps up the interest throughout. j world for the past .thirty years, ia still the finest ever produced, and. HIS Play- liotoplay. ers for the first time as a Uon't miss It. 'At the Oi'pheuni The ;splendid vaudeville bill pres- ented at the Qrphemn theatre last night .will be repealed again tonight, und wiit be enlarged to six good acts. The hit of the bill is Master Handy, the four-year old dancer. The other acts are good. At ihe Majestic If yon w ;nt lo laugh, sing, dance, and have your Mood tingle with joy and happiness, the place to go tomor- row (Sahirday) night is the Majes- tic theatre, where .lohn P. Slotitim brings lo this city for' the first, and only linjfi, the seasoti's groat mualcal "The AtStariand Beggar Girl's Wedding." splendid English five-reel drama, re- The Black Prince, 6 n.2-inch guns, 10. plete with thrilling scenns and in ten- 6-Incli guns, 25 3pr, and macbiue gimi, Interesting, will be the feature at three torpedo'tubes. BlMlaad tonight and tomorrow. The i j comedy gtmcesa. "Nobody This smart piece has nlnick a now note in musical' comedy and gives us hope for big thfngfl along those lines that will be welcome. The eiv.tire eastern cast and prod preseiitod here In its entirely tomor- MANY DEAD IN Mnrnhalllon-n, Io.. Juno snbc. ial illspalch lo a local'newspaper, from of tiiu Cliicilgo, Rock Island; and Pacific wreck nl Packard, states that'possibly'a" score of sehgers lost, their lives when the pass enger train plunged through the bridge; It was stated Ihat Hie toll will total: at least fifteen. row night. -It, remembered with pleasure that Mr. Slocu'm's Pant presentatlona which have visited this city In other years have been. "The (Jay and "Tho Quaker Girl" With such successes to bis credit, the offering Homo" hero to- morrow night 'promises to be the theatrical offering of 'the present sea- son. All seals are now selling at. Iledleys. Diving; (a the great de- mand, no reservations will be held af- ter eight o'clock lo-yicrrow .night. ;