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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta the lethbridge^dai^v herald Tuesday, march 20, iot� ^HONE 1224 R YLAMDS' Miss Robertn SlacAilnnii', MP.P.. is Coming to Lethbrfdjre under the nus-jilces of the Local Council a\ Women to give nn address on Saturday nl.cht. Time and place will be announced Inter. Miss MacAdams who has the rank of lieutenant, has bpen serving , overseas a."' dietitian. For some years Miss'^danis was superintendent of domestic science in the Kd-monton schools. Mi?s MncAdnm.5 and .......................... New York Purses \n express shipment of the latest new-New York novelties in flat purses just in todav All new colors, sand, purple, green, black patent and other leathers. A fin Somethina real clever. Priced $1.25- t.UV New Baby Bonnets Time to buv a bonnet for the liny tot. We have our new spring shipment complete. Thev are here in great variety and O r A at low prices. $1.00 to ............ Novelty Veilings A dozen or so pieces of new veilings just received this morning. The new chenielle beauty spot" veiling, the "allover" patterns and the new circular veils. 2 75c to Warner's Corsets If you have ever had any corset troubles try a WARNER RUST PROOF. They are made in the largest corset factory in the �world. We carry some -10 different models in back or Front Lacing styles. Priced, $1.25 to.............. 6.00 ''Nemo'' Service Corsets A corset that is in a class by itself. For the stout model this corset is supreme. There is a special corset for every stout figure and then you will find models to suit the averaae figure. The lady who is "har4* on hor corsets. Sizes 20 to 36. CCA Priced $2.75 to .................. U��>V 200 Brand-new Easter Suits The choicest lot of .garments ever brought to this. city. 200 of them priced like this $15, $18, $24, $28, $35 and $40 Choice of 100 Cloth Coats Everything that's neW will be fpund in this collection, which we priced at $18, $22, $28, $32, $35 Smart Serge Dresses On Sale Over 100 of them in all sizes, all colors, in every new style oh the market, priced at $13.50, $15, $18, $22, $25 Taffeta and Other Silk Dresses All new the past two weeks. No two alike, and every one a masterpiece. $15, $18, $22, $25, $35 Pongee Silk 200 yards of ewttrn quality natum! pongee Bilks. 3S Inches wide. Thoao silks ore very scarce. Wo would aavlso you to buy |�C^ all you can uao at this low price. DdC Embroidery Cotton Good cotton will soon bo BOc ft yard. There is no doubt about that. Take our advico and lay In a stock of cotton. No matter where you buy It. This 42 inch fino cotton Is worth 50c. On salo for a few days ::35c Hemmed Sheets Prices are sparing on sheets. So that a bargain like this should be picked up at onco. 12 only, hemmed stitched m sheets, large Size. Elach .......... A*VU Summer Underwear Watson's summer weight undorvests and  combinations ,now In stock. No more to bo had at any prico. So get your supply early. New Kimonas New 'York sends us these novelty kimonas. They are so different from those you �will find in otlier stores. 12 different kinds. Priced from $2.00 to 5.00 New Draperies Now cretonnes, now art jnusllns, now Tolles and other novelties in curtain hangings. .You'll find that "somAhlnff'different" in our now showing, which is just Inside the front door. ! 1 coiiimioN Work of British Airmen A Bright Spot In The Defense London, Mar. 2G.-The Dally Mail correspondent on the British front describes the altered conditions of war-(Special to ttie Heri^W) 'l fare in France, pointing out In less ' jEdmonton, March 26.-'rhe work- i tl?an three days the operations have men's compensation act was the mat- i changed from a war of fixed positions ter under discussion by a delegation | b^^k to a war of movement, as was from the Edmonton branch of the |case in the first months of the �Western Canada manufacturers as- ; struggle. , sociation that waited oil Premier Stew-i . '^.f J reached the hill for observa-art Tuesday morning. The delegation; wntes, "1 came slowly upon representing Edmonton, Calgary andja moving and magnificent sight. Down Modiolne Hat .was received by the; 'n 'he spreading plain between two Premier ajid John T. Stirling one of i "�''lees was a large camp. The men tlie Mmmlssiohers; The case of the,-"-"e Ju^l finishing their breakfast, riianufacturers was. presented by the i Some-of their camp fires were still solicitor, of the western association,' ponding up blue smoke into the chilly j.' B. Hugo, of Winnipeg. Mr. Hugo | air. Then 1 saw tanks coming over a hoped that the government would put waddling down into the valley, the insurance on such a footing that could not have seen these sights at least during the war there would''d Position warfare. 1 should not have not be any additionaLburden on the ' b^^" 'o distinguish bodies o� the struggling" Industries. ; enemy's Infantry moving down a slope �Premipr StRwart sniri in rpniv-thnf �^ shattered wood whose trees ItiwaTfar from",5[erintlnt[oTL'im-i sTJu. iT h^v'^be^liaSed"bv pose any additional burden on the in-' ' ^^^"^ gladdened by see- dustrles but they did want to evolve sdirie scheme .whereby the workmen wpuld receive as nearly as possible 100 HOGE ing our men go forward with cheerful, confident swing." No officlal figures are at hand but from compilations made personally the mfnt levied on the employer, i Jn fact said the premier they hoped least one hundred and thirty German ,..o:ad^;^;;^;^''^mo^�^=;?i-f 1-^,5^^ "^""^^^ than could the companies but for the prjBsent they would model the rates fairly closely on those of the companies who had experience behind their decisions in that respect. The government preferred to start at the. top, and go down rather than to set a low rate, anft have to raise it. They started at j the general rate of assessment nov/ levied by the private, companies to crpate a surplus for a reserve fund, and when- this fund reached $250,000 they would be able to lower the rate. Tlje assessment wo.uld be largely a flat rate except where the hazard did not .warrant it. He felt that the fund-aniental basis of assessment should bei litigation. Heretofore the trouble hart seemed to be that the Industries wdra paying the rate tor which the etnployees were getting practicallsf Utile return. In reply to a question as to the the last five days. The fighting yesterday continued with more or less intensity along the whole line. The Germans pushed hard in the neighborhood of Fonches, Ghaul-nes, Eatrees, Doniplere, Mericourt, -Miraumont, Achiet Le Grand, Sapig- nles and Ervlllers. Hea'yy fighting occurred about Grevillers -and a desperate conflict was waged in the vicinity of Nesle, which the Germans now hold. The enemy also advanced slightly in the direction of Noyon but met with strenuous resistance which appeared to stem the advance. Further massing of German troops was reported'at Per-onne and north of Bapaume, both of which the enemy holds. Bapaume yias turned into an inferno by .squadrons of British aviators. Their bombs tore to pieces �vvhatever was left of the plkce.; The work of l;he British airmen.since the beginning of the battle has.Vbeen ojne of the brightest .spots. Brllliai\t battles have been tought'Tjy scor^{df aviators and the service has proved' fully its ability to smother the Ge^i^an' airmen at crucial times. . . ' � The compilations of German airpl|ine losses made by |he corr'espondentlhave reference to only one sector of..the battle front comprising perhaps tWo-thirds of the line affected.  V , During the. night there was comparatively little change in the line. No heavy attack this niorning had been reported up to 10 o'clock. The British were still holding the enemy steady about half-way between Coiubles and Albert. Further north some, gains were achieved by the assaulting troops. The British during the night fell back some-whiit from the lino th/rough Ervlllers and Saplgnles in order to straighten the front, which bulged inward just to ihe south. ho was a firm believer In the basis that every utility, and every feature of government should carry itgolf, so that it ".should stand on lis own feet." Ho did not. feel that this would be practical otherwise. It was not the intention to bring the of.t. into force till the beginning ot 1919 except regarding the coal mines. The railways would not come under the- act till an order-in-couiicll. The premier expressed himself .strongly that if the province through the board could not provide coinpensa tlon at a lower rate than the compan prpvlnce carrying part of the cost of' les he would certainly favour getting administration the premier said that out ot business entirely. SEHD,ltlFiiX London, Mar. 26.-In" the mystery gun, the name generally given to the weapon with which the Germans are bombarding Paris from a distance estimated at 75 miles, it-is frankly cpn-ceded by experts that the enemy has sprung one ot the greatest Durprises of the war. General Sir Dismbnd . O'Callaghan, formerly president of the army ordnance commission say� ot. the German gun: ^1' ."The projectiles .must' hav^ been fired from longer and heavier guns and with a more powerful propellant than we have any knowledge of." Proni/'aris has come the suggestion that the extraordinary range of the gun is due to the projectile being provided with a second charge which explodes when � the  first stage of the flight Is completed, giving it a fresh impetus. This theory is acbiited by General O'tfallaglian as is also the variant of it, that the projectile Is titled with a propeller enabling it to continue its journey when. It is no longer driven by the projecting force from the gun.   "It would seem," says General O'f^al-laghan, "that a new departure in bailrts-tlos can alone explain the enormous rangg which is three times of that of anything hitherto accomplished."-' One-export estimates that the weight of tlie projectile is about .180 pounds and that It leaves tho gun wltli a muzzle velocity ot about four thousand feot a second, the gun having an ele-ya-lion of about i;5 degrees which very Qulckly takes the projectiles. Into, a stratum of rarlfled iiir In which resistance is greatly minimized. iThe strain CHEST GOLDS may mean weak lungs and upon the gun, he says, must be enormous and probably It would be unablb to survive more than a hundred rounds at the most, the cost of each being nearly �1,000. All experts agree that at such a tremendous range, even approximate accuracy is out ot the question and, therefore, the gun Is only at use where a target Is presented on a vast scale, like Paris. The object aimed at, they say, Is rather more moral than material, but In both respects, the gun Is likely to prove less effective than airplane raiders. nifade In Austria Geneva, Mar. 25.-The long range guns bombarding Paris, according to a Vienna despatch received,here are of Austrian manufacture, having been built at the Skoda factory. The gun Itself from KEEP LIVER ACTIVE AND BOWELS GLEAN Best When Billoui, Sick, Headachy, Constipated, or For Bad' Breath or Sour Stomach. Be cheerful! Clban up Inside tonight and foel.fine. Take Cascarets to liven your liver and clean the bowels and stop headaches, a bad cold, bll' iouRncss, offensive breath, coated ton gue, sallowness, sour stomach and gages. Tonight take Cascarets and en Joy tho nicest, gentlest liver and bowel cleanser you ever experienced. Wake up feeling grand-Everybody's doing it. Cascarets best laxative for chllciron also.-Auvcrtisomont.  . I Halifax, N. S., March 2G.-The steamers, two Dutch and one Russian, were seized by tlie naval authorities, . _ here yesterday and will before long need more thoroiilgh tfeatinieht bo engaged In the Brltfsh,-merchant iL,,_ _ -k...:.�� marine service. The Du.^cli steamer.g, %aM mere SyrupS, pliySICS which are about^ 2000 tons net each, or StimuJantS. have been in Bedford Basin for some time, -while tho Uusslan steamer was towed in to this port on Sunday minus a propeller blade. When the^off.lcers boarded the Dutch steamers, 'there was no protest. The Dutch ensign was not flying apd the British flag will not ho raised �until tlie Dutch crows leave for Holland. On the Uusslan ship tho Itussian flag ^YaB lowered, but tho British fitof; w^anot raised.  ' , ' ' RELEASE STEAMER Stockholm, .MarN 2�.r-^Tt Is reported that the Germans liuvo roleasnd the Swedish steamer Princess lugoborg. corrects chest obI^ by giving strength to tli9 blioMkl Midnrannth to the body, while iHsfeihous with physicians for reliesNMt-hard coughs and soqthiiigthelilhgft^lHf throat and bronchial tubes. Aw Food Will Win the War Serve ybur country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plains of Western Canada.  The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to begin. Lands $11 to (30 an acre; irrigated land up to ISO; 20 years to pay. Loan to assist settlers on irrigated lands. Get full particulars and free illustrated literature from �LUN CAMERON, Om'I ftpL C>.R.Usll UCd Ut St. Cait, CALGARY ; Is not new, but its novelty comes a new type ot shell*and the ex- plosive gases used in the gun. Thcro are said to ho only two or three ot tho guns. BRAID'S BESTTEA Everybody enjoys thi* popular tea, because it has the quality to ^ive it flavour, and the strength to make it truly economical 1 Ask your dealer. M BBMD'S BEST Come is uiMctrUcully dklidcat WuA. Just Like SmU a aewM. TwMta, 0�b �7-� "1 ANCHOR�DON ALDSON UNE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow . For full information apply to Agents i')r Company's Off(ee, 270 Main St., tWinnlpsg. THIS advertisement If pro- sonted at our office during . the next 30 days will entitle you to a straight Discount of 10 per cent. From our well known moderate prices; Here's your opportunity to save' quite a bit ot money. I One point further we would nsic you to remember Is- . Dentistry As We Practise It Is a Gentle Art Drs. Bruner, Richards anci Nelson _ , High Grade American Dentistry Ott Blk., 4 Doors'from LethbridRe Hotel, Lethbridgcl LEtHBRIDQE, ALBERTA 1 CALQARY 0FFICE-116A EIGHTH AVENOE E, EDMONTON 0FF|CE-.3 CRiaXALL BLOCK 203? 5?778506 77 ;