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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta t CKSOAY. MARCH f>, 1�1H thk LF/rtmRioc.i: daily ijkkalm ( I PAGE FIVE HAIG DISCUSSES THE SUCCESSES ID RETREAT London. Mar, I, The war office tn-hfghi iiiuilo public a long dispatch from f Cold Marshal Sir DoughtH Huig cover- L nig^ih^ mueh-tUscushcd battles on the. t'ambra'i front lust November. II re-kites in much detail how the. opart-foils were carried on*, tells of the sue-cesses first achieved mid alludes quite as frankly to the sitbsecjuenl re veses which compelled a withdrawal from territory that hud boon c'uptured, Ho blame being imputed to nny one for this occurrence. Reason for Attack Discussing the reasons for the ileriv-ion 10 attack on the Carnbrni front, Kteld Marshal Haig hmys that the iv pouted assaults in Flanders hud etir.s- purl, of the losses of my divisions had been replaced and iiiBuy of the reeeu'-ly arrived drafts wAre still far front being fully (rained and included in the rauks of the armies." , Evenlually (ho Hrif ish commander decided in favor of immediate, action. Plan of Attack "The inCn.nlry, the funics and (ho artillery, working; in common," ho continues, "were to endeavor to break through a-H (ho enemy's lines of defense on the first day. If (his was *e-complishcd and the situation developed favorably, cavalry were then to bo panned through to raid the enemy, disorganize his system of command; dam-hkc his rallies hji�1 interfere as much as possible with the arrival of rein- ed i weakening of (he enemy's line.-; roreemonis. clu-where and thai, of (lie v/eake^cd | "!t. was explained to all the eom-scctors that of Cambraf wan, deemed mandojH that everything depended the most .suitable for the surprise op- � upon me secrecy up to the moment, of "'rations contemplated, the ground he-starting and after that on bold, deter-iug favorable for the employment of j mined, rapid action. Unless the oppo�.i-tanks, (ho plan being to dispense with jlion eould be beaten down quickly no previous artillery preparation, which great result would accrue, would have prevented secrecy, and de-. "The attack iv\*uk started at il.'Mi pond instead on the tanks to smash i o'clock on the morning of November 20. The Hpeetaeular successes which first attended it have been told in the correspondent reports, written ut the lime. It was on the last day of November t'nat. the triumph began to give away to disaster. Cause of Retreats "At tile northern end of the Uonavis ridge and in the Gonnelieu sector, the, Kwiflijohrf with which the advance of the enemy's infantry followed the opening of his bombardment appears to have overwhemert our troops, both in the lino and the immediate support, u 11 n o a t b e fon� t h ey had rea 1 i zed t li e attack hud begun. The nature of the bombardment which seems to have been heavy enough to keep our men under rover without at first alarming th^iii, contributed to tho success of their -way through the enemy's wire. i lie enemy," writes tho Field marshal, "was laying out. u fresh line of defences behind those whicli lie had alrer.dy completed on th* rainbnii front; and il. was to be expected hi;; troops would be redistributed us soon as our pressure in inlanders relaxed. He had already brought large forcop, from Hus^.ia in exchange for (iJvisiotis exhausted in tho strath' in the west-ern tluJatre and it was practically certain thai heavv reinforcements would he brought from the east to the. went Uurin? tile winter. "Against the rirpumenls in favor of immediate action, I had to wei;yh the fact that my own troops had been /iu-gaged many months in heavy" fighting. The conditions of the struggle had greatly taxed their .strength. Only withe enemy." u Save Food and Win The War J9 Lethhridge Officer. >Yho Whs Gassed, is Hack in Citv-Is Confident of Victory Jui'''ut. Charles H, K.-n- surprisi-d his friends by stepping �,!!' i]). nirht train . i Ca'garv " ' . . . i from1 !gary thi-- morning, looking PUBLIC UTILITIES 1 Report Presented to Legislature Shows That Over Three Millions of Securities Were Not Floated Finest Egyptian Lentils. Regular kOn per lb. q r* Wednesday, 2 iba...................... �53? King Eesch Rsspberry Jam. 4 lb. pails. (\f* Regular $1.00. Wednesday............... uU$C Grape Fruit, large. Regular 15c eac't. o r Wednesday, 2 for Lt\}\L Bulk Sweet Mixed Pickles. Regular 50c per quart. Wednesday, per quart ........... Striped Sardines. Rcqulnr 20c each. � Wednesday, 3 for........./............. oMC 40 c PI r. n tat ion Coffco. whole or ground. Regular f* ,3 Ibis, for Vi.00. Wednesday, 3 lbs. for ... SiJC Finest Winen;jp or Arcar.sns BIsr.k Apples. ^ gr[ Regular $2.75. Wednesday, per case..... �c03 Carnr.tion Milk, .iarq^ siz-. Regular 20c each. V/edncadny, - for ................... Large Spanish Onio*.-. f.^rjuiar 10c lb. *Tj p Wednesday. 3 lbs. ................ �t>C Large ?.l2 lb. tins Egg Plums. Regular 35c 50c each. Wednesday, or 89c Deliveries Every Hour Phone 313 At the Theatres AT THE MAJESTIC The serio-Mtmir appeal a\' ilic [inlet Cockney girl, .-\nnie lludd, so deftly played by magnetjr Klsa Uyan in "Out Tliere," wbiid one-baU' times the first quarter. Brazilian Warships Sir Eric, whose aduryss was delivered in the house oi commons, said the naval forces of the ullies in Kuropean waters would be augmented shortly by a force of Brazilian warships. "1 heliove |ho individual piece work-�m' on snips worked as hard this year ms hf. did lasl year, when he is actually til work," Sir Kric continued, "'but he Cincinnati Nfan Tells How Shrivel Up Corns So They Lift Out. To Ouch This kind of rough talk will be heard lean here in town if people troubled with corns will follow the simple advice of this Cincinnati authority, who claims that, a few drops of a drug called freezone when applied to a tender, aching corn stops soreness at. once, and sour, the corn dries up and lifts ripht out without pain. He says freezone is a sticky substance which dries immediately and never inflames or oven irritates the surrounding tissue or skin. A quarter of an ounce, which will cost very littlo at any drug store, is .said to be sufficient to remove every hard or soft corn or callus from one's feet. Millions of American -women will welcome Ibis announcement, since the inauguration of the high heels.-Advertisement. I seems readier to take holiday? and we cannoI afford 11olldays. if improve-immt is not. speedily made the point where production balance losses will be postponed to a. dangerous flstent." Tho first, sea lord said ho was seriously concerned at the increasing number of vessels lost at night, it appeared the enemy was assisted in this matter by negligence on the part, of ship owners who displayed lights instead of darkening their vessels. It* the waters around the Hriiihh Isles which Jtad been the enemy's chief Meld for submariue operations The greatest successes against the submarine! bail been obtained so far. latterly with the help of American naval forces, said Sir JOric. On the other hand, conditions in the Mediterranean had been more difficult. Losses there accounted for some thirty per cent of merchant ships aunk. The resources for combatting the {submarines in these waters were less adequate and the success obtained less .satisfaevory. "For some mouths," said Sir Kric, "wo believe that we and the Americans have been sinking submarines as fas;, as they are built." The trend of figures of loss of shipping by enemy action was steadily improving:. Sir Erie .stated. Tho loss to the world's tonnage during February was little more than half The. loss during February of last year, he a,000 have b'jen prevented by the operation of this act bale and hearty ai' from end to end wiib convulsions of laughter. Of course, that sounds a lil-11 � � strong as u statement, hat d i::rd Cameron' High- 1 population has caused many company promoters to turn their attention to!Hr.rvj(.e Thev landers in Franc.- and saw � lot ot Here are some of 'lie big moments in the new William Fox oimire which -tars William Farnum, '"The Km! of the Trail." showing at. the Orpheum: j. Ad ri en lie Cahnt 111 lad y s llroek-we|h )'-fives her husband, "Devil" Cabot (Wilkifd Lonif >, because he has ill-treated her. 2. .lules 1* Clerq fWilliam Farnum t meets the girl, and falls in love with her. Adrienne tells Jules the story of her life. 4 Devil is left in thf snows by un Indian guide, who thinks he has ktHeci ih^ white man. ff. Adrieune marries Jules. Devil, rescued by prospectors, captures lii^ wife and takes her home with him. He leaves Jules, bound and In lpless. in the cabin. He takes with ; him the baby of Jules and Adrienne. I ~- The girl strikes her husband with a poker, and leaves him. She rejoins Jules, who takes her and their baby back to his home. S. Tlie mother dios. The baby gjrl grows up. She meets Devil Cabot in a saloon^, lie accosts her, and tries to kiss her. � Jules arrives in time io Majestic TOMORROW NIGHT Wednesday, March 6th The United Producing Co. Present the Wonder Plav of the m Canadian Woods By Eugtfne Walter With an All Star New York Company and a Complete Scenic Production. Prices ......... $1.00, 75c, 50c Seats Now Selling She began' ,lock ,.,,,p,ny work six hU \\^ hu>, "T?-,! nV^r T'� years ago with Iho Vaughn Ulaz,r 1'. ?s!'\" ,n IIe 1,glUs ,Juwl (abot> combination in Detroit, Michigan, playing small parts. It was not. long, however, before her stage, personality brought her forward, and after excellent experience gained in all types of ! the province as a likely field in which jniiuing of las. . pring and summer. to sell shares m then- speculative 0�- j "What's coming ean't "bo any worse." terprJHe^r jhe said. Lieut. Kerr is of the opinion �t Ihat the net prevented th olHr'that iC tho Hl]tl, aUemut a dvivo OI1 ol much stock in companies to the pub- tbft lW(ist front Uvis sprinK Uiev are (lue He deemed trom the very outsei io io he slaughiered in thousands The |lailure there can he no doubt, tiener- aIUcs hoM .,n pent. some time in Belfast. 1 Morreil to tour in The Wolf/' and He says it is a regular little Canada, everybody getting rich. Lieut.-Co I. Pryce-Jone^-, who commanded the Kilties here is in France in charge of an advanced transport and ammunition dump, and is doing good work Lieut. Kerr states that the taking of the soldiers' vote in the Old Country and in France during the general election was done with smoothness and dispatch and seemed to be satisfactory to every hod v. Canadian playgoers have a treat in store for them in witnessing the work of this rising young actress,. Only Married Men of the First Contingent Will Be Allowed f Furlough I Moline Universal Tractor Without doubt, the sensation among farming circles around Calgary these last few week.; has been the displays of 'The Moline Tractor , opposite the Hotel Palllaer, crowds daily. TWO FURROWS IN BREAKING. THREE FURROWS JN STUBBLE. ) Winnipeg, Mar. a.-The Ottawa eor-respondent of the Manitoba Free Press says: "Fifteen hundred of Canada*k "original first' will vevifdt the Dominion under the order passed recently over-seas. They, comprise only the married-men of the firat contingent, and a number of them have alrrtaiiy arrived. There is no prospect at present, of the unmarried survivors of the first contingent being: granted the much longed for furlough. "The furlough of Uiroo months in Canada, .has been granted under express condition that the men return at the end of that period. Fxteifsion or discharges have beeji debarred. Nevertheless hundreds of applications already have been received by the department of militia, from those -who desire to keep their veterans lunger than the stipulated time or who believe that they have earned an honorable discharge from their long and hazardous duties. The authorities here declare that such applications cannot be considorcd." does not contemplate that the pur- j chaser is to he relieved from all en-j quiry regarding a project and from in- i vfliU.igating its chances of success. The | most that the board can do is to st<-isfy itself that, the proposition is, in the words of the act, fair and just, and equitable.'' In regard to public utilities the report states the work of the board has been to a very considerable extern affected by (he continuance of the war and the conditions entailed thereby. The difficulty of obtulniug materials as well as of financing projects has i tended to limit the formation of nw i companies. Applications before the board have been mainly ^or approval of franchise agreements granted by various municipalities to public operating companies. CUT TRAIN IN TWO Geneva, Mar. 5.-The heaviest snowfall of the present winter in the Swiss Tyrolee Alps has occurred during the last 24 hours. The snow is from 3 to G feet deep and is still falling. One avalanche cut an Austrian military train in two south of Bot-zen. Twenty-six officers and men were killed. i 1 r A HUNDRED BABIES DIE EACH WEEK Montreal, Mar. 5.-Babies died in,Montreal last year at the rate of one hundred a week and over 80 per cent of the total deaths in this city were infants, according to a statement made by Dr. W, W. Chlpman, in an address yesterday to the women of Christ church cathedral on "the Infant soldier." MACKENZIE AND MANN WONDERFUL POLITICIANS Chatham. Out., May -Advocating the nationalization of railways before a large audieneo last, night, Sir Adam Beck" expressed some frank opinions of the .Dominion government. The meeting was intended as the opening of a western Ontario campaign. Public ownership, Sir Adam said, had not bankrupted the railways, but private ownership had. Ontario was paying sixty per cent, of the losses caused by foolish and dishonest promotion of railway wizards. "Mackenzie and .Mann," he said, "had the most perfect political organization of any group th�t ever dominated any country." AT THE EMPRESS llaydeu Talbot, who wrote the sensational divorce drama; "Alimony," which the Empress theatre will present tonight spent ten years of his life as Court ^porter and police courts' roundsman in the city of New York. He details his experiences and observations in the photoplay, the plot following closely a criminal iase which was published under flaring headlines the country over a few years ago. Necessarily t|ie identity of the principal parties is disguised, but it is a fact that the crooked law-yet who is typified by Elijah Stone in ! the photoplay is still doing time in! Sing Sing for his ai tempt to fleece a wealthy young clubman. The modus operandi of these legal sharks varies, but the case detailed in the plot of "Alimony" was an actual case which came under the reporter's observat- ' ions and nothing of the dramatic has i been lost in the screen version. * "Balloonaties," the first of Alice A play of the Croat War in four acts by Sergv. Giitus. Prices $1.00, 75c, 50c 25c 10 CENT "CASCARETS" BESl LAXATIVE FOR IMON Y' Today "Alimony" is a six-reeler^and is not one foot too long. "Alimony" will simply hypnotize you-it's as vivid as those dreams from which you awake with a start, "Alimony," written by an old court reportsr, portrays the most amazing divorce conspiracy you ever heard of. Don't Stay Constipated, Headachy Bll- . Stomach Sour. t A PERFECT TRACTOR. ^ ONE MAN DOLLAR SUBSCRIPTION FOB McCREA MEMORIAL Further particulars from their agent. W. K. Bell LETHBRIDGE HOTEL Guelph, Ont., Mar. 5.-At a joint gatherlnQ of the women's and men's Canadian Clubs of GuHnh. held here last night, a movement was inaugurated to perpetuate we name of the late Lieut. Col. John McCrea, who died a $hort time ago, in France, It was decided ta appeal to all the Canadian clubs of Canada and the United States to contribute by dollar subscriptions to a fund for this purpose. No odds how bad vour liver, ston*aeh or bowels; bow much your head aches, how miserable and uncomfortable you are from a cold, consripation, biliousness and sluggish bowels--yon always get. relief with Cascurets. Don'l let your stomach, liver and bowels make you miserable. Take \ Cascarcts tonight; put an end to the headache, biliousness, dizziness, nervousness, sick, sour, gassy stomach, bad cold, offensive breath and all other distress; cleanse your inside organs of all the bile, gases and constipated matter which is "producing the miticry. A Id- cent box means health, happiness and a clear head for months. All ! druggists sell Cascarcts. Don't, forget I the children-their little insides need ,i gentle cleansing, too.-Adverl. ' "BALL00NATICS Those who saw her in "Her Barebacked Career" a few weeks back will want to see her in thla funny comedy. mm AUCf HOWELL I FEATURED IN CENTUQY COMEDIES SCENE FROM "ALIMONY'' NOW RUNNING AT EMPRESS ARPHEUH \W TONIGHT II Prices 10c-25c . THE HERO OF THE NORTH Wm .Farnum in'Ihe End of the Trail An Esquimaux Dog Rescues His Master from Certain*Death. Also "Glorla'a Romance" and Comedy. ;