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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta fAGE ElGrtT THE LETUBRIDCJK DAILY HERALD II SITUATION SATISFACTORY Paris. Jlay l>S.-The results of the llrst rtay ot the long oxpeclfvl (vorman offensive are considered in ['""rench quarters na aati?taclory. liy payinK tiio price, It Is coiitc'iuled. it was inev Italjle that tlio enemy oould eain gronni!. Aftrv llio terrific Btriigglo tlironghoiii tlie day of yesterday, tlie GciMiaiis at a ruinous cost, advanced at tlic (aitljcst point three and a lialt mill's. Slilitary ol'ficeit! say iliai_ tlio cncniy has won enouRli .uroiind to linry Ills tiead. and that is all. At no point lias the entente allies' lir.e licen pierced. Dash for Paris. Paris. May JS.-Military opinion is divided as lo wlietlicr the tiermau drive 0)1 tlio .ysno front is an effort to lireak through at Soi�sons. anti maite a dasli for I'ari.s liy way of Villers-Cotterets. or whether it is a luanbeuvfo preJiniinary to. and for the | purpose of concealing the eventual mnlii attack against .Vinieus. The first hypothesis seems to bo THOS. BIGGS, PRES. DISTRICT 18, HAS IDE APOLOGY stay in Proceedings Ordered in Charge Criminal Libel Against Biggs Talgary. May Thomas Blj:g3. president of District IS, L'nited Mine ^Yorkers of America, having apolo-Riod and the plaintiff in the case. "Wiliiaiti Williams, a coal miner, having beeu reinstated as a member of the union, a stay of proceedings was this morning entered by .Mr. Justice iSimnions in the case of Biggs who �nas charged with crimjnaHy libelling "VVIIliams.  When the case was called this morning. H. Ostlund of I^ethbridge. counsel for Mr. Biggs aslibd that a slay be entered, stating to hi. lordship that It wa.s not the wish of the complain-:iul that the case should go on trial lor the reasons mentioned. .lames Short. IC.C for the crown offering no objection, his lordship ordered that a etny be entered. Williams was formerly a member, or Wayne Local of the United :i!ine Workers ot America and in addition to the critninal libel proceedings against Biggs was also suing for an order of the court reinstatement as a union member. 10 W CONTES Rivetters Tried For New Record -Prize Offered to Sliip-builders London, May 2S.-.Vn attempt to establish a' record for hand rlvctling St Uio shipyards ot ,1. C'richton and Company at Saliney, near Chester, was stopped by officials ot boilermak-tirs' society, according to the Daily Mail. This action was taken after a rivelting squad had driven 2,120 five-eighths inch steel rivets into frames lor shipe In six and one-half hours. The stopping of the allenipl is be-iieved 10 liave resulted from the cir-tailar sent out by Secretary HiU ot the boilerraakers' society to branches, ilficlaring that rivetting contests must lie stopped and that members taking jiart in them would be dealt with by the society. Offers Prizes. Lonflon, May 28.-The Daily Mall �'Dfters $10,000 as prize money for compotitiott among workers in mer-ciiant ship building yards in Great Britain and Ireland. The contest -virill be based on the percentage ot time a* tually worked according to the total fossible number of working hotirs. OFDONCOSSACKS AmBlerdam, May 28.-Press A\sci latches from Rostov-On-The-Don, as lorwarded by way of Kiev, report a lew ministry has been formed by tho !)on Cossacks under. General Bogaev-iky. who succeeded lo the leadership vhen General Kaledines committed luicUle. A new delegation from the Don gov irnment has arrived at Jiiev. The lelcgation which went to ICiev some ime ago is leaving. The Kiev newspapers say this delegation opposes aiterferenco by any foreign power in ix& affairs of the Don republic. RAILWAY EARNINGS Montreal, May 28.-Traffic earnings It the three principal Canadian rail-.�oads for the week ended .May 21, aggregated ?5,2S8,80S, a of _ 170,146, from the corresponding week ^ year ago, or 1.3 per cent. For the week the C. P. R. was tho iiily one ot the three to show a de-jrease. Following are the eamiuga. for the jast week with the changes from u fear ago: C. P. R.. $2,fl47,P00; decrease, $227,-)00,. or 8 per cent.  a. T. n.. 11,576,500'; increase �150,-ir.4,' or 1.1 per cent. C. N. R., �8ti5.300; increase IS.yoO, r .7 gev cent. the most probable one from llio fact that the German crown prince with the pick ot the German army is operating in the attack. Hi- immiHllato objective Is the capture ot the Chcni-In do.'? Dames, the Conde Kort. and the Crabnnc plateau. Kneniy iniMitratlons south of the Uiver Aisne have been localized according lo the latest news reaching I'ari?. in the region of I'ont -Vrcy. north of the Kismcti. north of I'ont Avert, and_ south of ("raonnc. The Germans are endeavoring to enlarge their initial gains and the plans probably will be developed according to the results they obi.iiii. The Pi'ench communications In tlie Soissons region are e.\ccptioiuilly good, permitting the rapid sending up of reserves. Consequently the essence ot the problem from the German point of view is speed. The results ot tlio fightlU!; thus tar are regarded as ju.stlfying the confidence fell in I'rance as to tho niitcomc. � Tho ground over which tho battle raged yeste.-dny is ii:p faiiioii.s Hos Back along which runs the Chemin lies D.imes. won by the French a year ago. Southward from tliis ridge ran spurs to the -Visne River. Th'iO foot bo-low. Ravines ot varying width separate these spurs, it was down one of the widest and longest of tiiesf ravines, between Yernetil-Courtornip and .Moii.ssy. that the enemy made his most successful thrust. > > > > ^ ^' > J. ROSS ROBER-riON ILL Toronto. May 27.--.Tohn Rcss Robertson! proprietor ot '^the Kvenlng Telegram, has been 111 with pneumonin for over n week. He was very low Saturday but yesterday his condition changed for the hotter and he is making some progress toduy. Mr. Robertson (s 77 years old. : : : : : > : >� FOR EVERY FOOT m FOR EVERY SPORT "KTO matter what you are going in for tliis summer, "FLEET FOOT" anticipates your footwear needs. "FLEET FOOT" provides easy, comfortable, economical footwear- all white, and a few colors too-for evesy sport- for business, holiday and every day wear-for men, womjen and children. Ask your dealer to show you the'complete line of "FLEET FOOT." None genuine unless stamped "FLEET FOOT "on the sole. PHONE 1044 FOURTH ST. S., LETHBRIDGE. Teach the Childreiii to Save Habits are acqu,ired early in life. Children, whoaretaughtthe value of money and the habit of saving, grow up into good -business men and capable women. The easiest way to teach children to save, is to start a Savings Account for each child ($1.00 each is sufficient). After a child has saved another dollar to make an additional deposit, he or she will have a better Appreciation of just vrhat a dollar stands for, and how much work and self-denial it representi. The M?R?HANTS BANK Head Office; Montreal. OF CANADA. � Established 1864. . . R. J. DINNING? Maii. Buy a Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly drawn. > The British Canadian Trust Co. EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR. ASSIGNEE, ETC. 'HEAD OFFICE, 316 FIFTH STREET S, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA " PHONE 1843 ARTHUR HAYR AGENT, LETHBRIDGE p. J, BOX 275 PHONE 57G LUM BE R DIRECT FROM OUR MILLS AT WHOLESALE MILL PRICES You cannot Mford to build until you get our prlcet d��lvep��l at youp station on lumber In cap lota. Lumber, lath, shingles, and a full line of bulIdiliE supplies floM direct to cdnsumers at mill prices. ~Club orders Invoiced separately. Send us your bill of material requlrod and let us give you our estimate ot cost delivered at your station. BROOKS LUMBER CO. , PURPLE SPRINGS, ALBERTA ill � ^ Service and Satisfaction in Automobile Repairing and Havjng the Goods, is placing us ahead in the gar&ge business. We employ only first class mechauica, -with year* of experience on all makes ot automobiles, \vho with our guarantee of satisfaction, assure you ot perfect workmanship. Drop in and look over our stock ot tires. before the price advances. Dominion, Goodyear, Dunlop antV M�r-athon, in all sizes, both fabrics and cords; also our complete Una ot accessories. y STANDARD GARAGE VELIE DISTRIBUTORS FOR ALFERTA. THIRD ST. a. TIRE REPAIR STATION : "SERVICE THAT. SATISFIES", We have opened a new and up-to-date Tire Repair Station equipped with the latest machinery and are now in a position to do all kinds of Tire Repairs. We would appreciate your patronage. All work guaranteed.' We make a specialty of Retreading and Relinmg, Lethbridge Tire &* Repair Station ./ F. B. McKINNON, PROPRIETOR 305 SIXTH STREET, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. lOO Coal Gait Mines I^ethbridge 010201005302020053020102010002485302010202000101534823535302010253000100100201010002000000020101000000020001000200 ;