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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I TllE LElflBfHDUBIMlMr IIBHAI 1918 American Soldiers Going Overseas as as the Ships Can Load Them Up i J sent to Frnhcp now number tnQre than General Chief of announced The number of troops now being General March is O01 iimUtld oliiy liy ami Bbips available to carry Ami wo Hvill continue to shiprthem along this Tho figure Includes nil fernncuies of the service necessary to tnake up both com batant and noncombatant Gen eral Mjirch All war department figures troops sent across will be given out on this A Common Scheme General March said that the four German itrivcs BO far made a part of a common scheme ot offen Up to this he the indicated that other preparatory ophr atlons were expected as to the time when American reinforce ments restore the balance of man power of the General March Isaid it was Impossible to pre dict a day aheVd tvtifrn a mastering superiority would be In the hands of thp General March took occasion to correct the impression that tho Oer mau advance has at some points gone General March said that the only j rcnched in He obvious objective of the German ad first the chtinnel the pointed out on the map that no during the present offensive apturo of which would make it nec s h ucrmans come closer to Paris nary for in shipping to go further up the slowing up making the transportation more han Q Of the farth tney 1914 toward and which is of great strategic importance us well as of Importance to the people i The chief of staff viewed the pres ont offensive more as an endeavor to straighten out the Germnn rath er than nn advance with definite now favorabie than joct like The salient between u has for many the Oise and the Aisnc hCj go mnnv American troops have been dpscribed as a reentrant General March that Geucrai Marchs disclosures wore d n conference wjtn newspaper Early I in the day he told members of railUarv committee at their weeWv conforencp with the war do 1 partmem officials that the situation of The most desirable tiling the mans could have General March be a straightening out i i of that Our last information is i extension ot the allied front from i that they are still attacking that line j Rhelnis to the sea had reached west of i Balance of Power General March was asked their number now is reaching tho point ot being sufficient to counterbalance the losses of the To hold added ho additional troops were necessary rftid the importance of getting Amer troops over quickly became para jOitmnt If the present situation Indicated a resump tion in the immediate future of a direct thrust at the channel He Made In Canada Begin the day with Is Itself a Food A drink should also be considered a valuable adjunct to a as it contains a large amount of nutritive matter in an easily digested Its use permits the saving of other and more expensive foods Booklet of Choice Recipes sent FREE IWALTER BAKER IMed Established 1780 DORCHESTER FOOT COMFORT Ease Those Tired Aching Feet With SchoUs Foot Comfort We fit them properly and guarantee appliances with a pair of well fitted canvas shoes will make you comfortable and feel Uke doing days work without being Nelion Sherlock Corner 3rd Avenue and 7th SOLDIERS LANDS Soldiers Settlement Board Will Hold Session Here on July 10 and ir M1LADI PHONE 1224 THE CRICKET June prepara tions are in progress nearly every province throughout the Dominion In connection with the work of settling returned soldiers upon the In order to meet the situation the three members of the soldier stttlement board have found it necessary to each maka special trips throughout the cast during the last four acting returned today from an extended trip through the Maritime Major Ashton has I made two trips to Toronto In j terviewlng the Ontario cabinet res pectlng linking up plans by Ont ario and the Federal settlement acts can be operated on a basis to prevent any A soldier settlement loan advisory board also has been or ganized at leading men giv ing their voluntarily to the i Charles Roland has just re turned from a weeks trip to Quebec and where proposals for co operation between the Quebec cabinet members and the Dominion were factorily discussed nnd officers of the board are soon to be opened in Mont Commissioner Roland left last evening for the and probably will be followed tkter by Major Ash A Conference A conference of the Western loan advisory boards for the soldier settle ment work of the three prairie prov inces has been called for July at when land and loan problems as affecting soldier settlement will be fully gone and a uniform policy arrived at to meet conditions in the Following this meeting the commissioners will confer with the members of the Western provin cial agricultural advisory ap pointed in each to further discuss placing returned men with little experience in who wish to take up land and participate in the Dominion Tlie question of provid ing an organization in each province to keep In touch withrthe men who al ready have been assisted will also be dealt with at these Sittings in West Following out the policy of the board in meeting returned men personally when they make application for sittings In the west at the various points will be held in order that a sold ier may present his case These sittings will be at the fol places and June 25 June July 1 and 2 June 27 June 28 Prince June 28 July 4 Moose July B Swift July 8 July July The board has In hand 580 applica tons west of the Great Lakes to deal with on their trip in Mam toba 218 in Saskatchewan 25B in Alberta ami 39 in British The Next Week Will Decide Fate of Crops in Most Sections The next five days or so will be the most anxious period of the year the according to Quully district who ban Just returned from a tour of the district Oirou1 to Bow across to Varif i most and returning via Lucky i and With rain before June Southern Alberta will a good Otherwise It will be more or less of a There is a great deal of the country j in the best with enough i moisture near the top to carry the crop a long way But the sit I nation is not good exclpt occasional I In the Foremost district some 1 of the grain Is in the and It as a be Qually states that the cattle are look 1 ing exceptionally N On Thursday night there was a rain Int New Dayton and Coutts which I swung north to but it was Considerable crop in the Barons and Monarch districts has been blown out by tha high winds of Monday and Friday and the farmers are busy re seeding the laud affected to oats for Dear Dory Ann What aro you reading these days besides war books 1 know you feel with mo that nothing our brave men have done or written about will eter be without interest to But there Is too much heart interest these days for us to read nothing We would all be raving lunatics if we tried to go over all the experiences that are being at the front itself many a sketch or graphic joke has many times saved a mans The other day I was present at a lltile gathering of many with men and two with sons in the Far Some tactless soul started to tell of what she had read of some of the horrors ot the Eastern She went on about the ter rific heat and said somewhere she had read the palms this year were which means something In the The mothers of sons were looking and I was searching wild ly tor some way of changing the Sub ject without being too when us spoke a dear grizzly kitten cousin of mine with an Kugilsh drawl and that adorable trick ot saving difficult situations with a bit of sparkling The wretched I despise They always make me think of Ive always thought the good lord made the nnd when He had He had left an old all moth and a lot of bones that didnt and be hold He made the A Eort of rummage sale little I call I am afraid at times my cousin shocks as well as She really does not intend and it would be quite contrite if she found it But to go back to Get Rich ard Pryces The Statue iu the You know he wrote Christopher and both capi tal The story is rural Eng land of fifty years one might justly call them now the good old Anne a young English woman of the fine old county family who has been married at nine teen to a man much older than her comes back ten years a childless to the beautltul manofshe has inherited from her Her conventional mar ried has left her nature unstirred and in the ot readjust ment she finds herself depending more and more on tlie young overseer manages her The Inter which is mutuatrleads at length to a passionate and unexpected cli On this theme the author has writ ten a story of delicate humor and profound understanding of the fem a novel that will be en joyed by every lover of the best in present day Then there is The Three Black by Joseph generally regarded as the best Am erican novel of It makes good reading and 1 feel quite sure you would enjoy And if with all you are doing you think the time too precious to read these whole books of get the year book of styort a selection of the from all the magazines for the It saves one heaps of time wading through the magazines for a real corker of a Here Is the poem I have saved for It Is by a rising young poet and seems me one of the most beauti ful expressions the war has brought from a soldiers THE Let Me Go to Louis me go back to France Ill stifle in this This doing as I Let me go back to France ButThere is you say You plead my away it is a But my gentle full The very Christ walks Not no I miss Him While there He seems so near They call calling me to Uut I cannot hear The voices ever in my I am so tired of you say I too but so are Warweary are every nut fell tell Ihem that I come Youve beon could you know The memories that haunt me sd If I could make you understand Youd take me gently by the And point the way I am not dear And I But were this Highest Heavna And I could thert Id kneel upon tho threshold With a prayer Until the Great All Who lent this world his Go hack to Frances And hold It till I pot Ice constables are forming i About eightf per cent of have It li Vtsterday Victor of the Trades Labor Is also business agent of the police moni union called oiPMnjror Oale and Chief of Police McRae In connection with report that an Intimation al leged have been given that any constable Joining the union would have to leave the Migley said this morning that he had made It plain that the constables could count on the strongest support of organized Including the who now have a If they were Interfered Chief while not oppos ing the principles of be lieves that a union will not make for departmental efficiency and might In terfere with The Royal Arcanum Is taking up the ftgbt against the German press me Inee were landed en Sunday at treaty pert et China tKe indiittryj Milrt to in Issued Japanese marines were sent ashore because of the disturbed conditions at the Chin ese who was wlce chalrman for Southern Alberta for the last Victory has been asked by the Minister of Finance to attend a conference pn the procedure In con nection with this years nnd Is leaving for Ottawa early next AMERICANS BOMB HUN LINES WITH GAS With the American Army In June American batteries last night hurled thousands of gas shells into the Gorman lines along the Marne northwest of Chateau The bombard ment was In retaliation for a gas attack by the There isnt a leaf of common tea in a ton of and being stronger it really is tlie most economical to use in your Blue grown 19 FOR OUR LADIES ADVERTISEMENT 9 I Hudsons OFFICIAL ON CHARGE OF THEFT June James for more than thirty years paymaster of the Welland faces a charge of stealing from the depart railways and EMPLOY OUR QUICK RELIABLE SERVICE OUR BIG FURNITURE VAN AND AUTO VAN INSURES CAREFUL WITH NO JARRING OR SCRATCHING YOUR PIANO OR CHARGES THE MCLEAN TRANSFER 313 SIXTH STREET SOUTH PHONE 109 lasses Preference anil PersQuality An Opticians work entails more than merely fitting the There h the person ality to suit well Glasses should help the mar And that is what 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