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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBKIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVB WEATHER High Lew and May Ger mans In their Champagne offen sive In France have now reached the right bank of the River Marne on a tenmile according to a statement given to the Asaocla ted Press today by the British general May from Amsterdam indicate that the enemy preparing the German public In iidvunco for the slowing down which seoms to have occurred Mill tary generally supposed to lio in direct touch with the German High suggest that counter measures which froch will undertake in the next few alow if not brtng to a standstill the Ger man They suggest that a DOW offensive must be looked for on another part of the ANew With the French Army in May the Associated has begun on a new sec tion of the battle in the region of the Ailette between the Aisne front and the front of the Ger man attack In Owing to the ability of the enemy to bring to bear a large concentration of artillery and the uae of poisoned gas the allies were obliged to withdraw The fanlike formation of the enemy movement was pushed out on the sides and in the centre cover ing more The allies are fal ling back slowly before enormously greater Aviators report great activity on the roads all along the rear of the German advanced as fresh enemy divisions are hurried forward to take tho placo of exhausted MARKETS FARM LABOR We can supply farmers with experienced A number of men are on ground waiting for WIRE OR PHONE The Beasley Employment Agency 110 Fifth Phone 645 The allied airmen nre doing splen did harassing tHe German rein forcements and supply columns by making attacks from slow altitude with machine The German aviators are very numerous In this re gion and aerial Combats occur con Americana Repulsed With the American Army In May the Associated German counter attacks yes terday against the American troops at west of Mont were repulsed after sharp Ma chine guns were especially active during the A wounded German captain was German artillery in the course of Wednesday night severely bombarded the new poeltiom of the Americans at They Wed as many as four thousand highexplosive shells In a brief space of Several at tempts made by the Germans to come over were repulsed wlthheavy losses by the In one of the counter attacks launched the Ger mans tried to use The enemy Infantry more than shown It self than the American artillery op ened heavyfire on the foot soldiers and and they were driven back In disorder The new Am erican positions in CanUgny are being improved Enemy airmen were active Wednesday night and Thursday bombing villages behind our lines without regard to military objectives German flying at great penetrated many miles to the rear of the American lines They were driven off by antiaircraft guns and were unable to drop any American aviators shot down I another German airplane yesterday 1 on tho front northwest of It fell within the American The aerial activity in this sector contin Fighting toy aircraft has been in progress since American forces northwest of Toul carried out a successful raid against the German lines late last Raids In With the British Army in May the Associated fighting along the British I front in Flanders this morning was j confined to raids and outpost Thero was intense activity amtong both services and a tremendous amount of bombarding was being car ried out on either side of the battle UNO REGULATIONS RE SETTLEMENT FORM SOLDIERS WINNIPEG Open Close May 79 July Vd 79 May May 369 July 360 CASH 2 3 Extra 1 Feed 1 Feed 2 3 4 Rejected Feed 1 2 354 3 332 Condemned WINNIPEG May today at the Union Stock yards were 400 cattle and 800 The cattle trade was steady at easier prices oii medium butcher stuff and light stock Hog prices steady but the mar ket has a weak Quota tions Butcher to to to to to stackers and to veal to to to to May regulations under the Soldier Settlement Act for the granting of free entries nn Domin ion lands are now being placed in tho hands of the various agents of Domin ion lands In Alberta and the Peace Klvcr block in British The regulations will come Into force on July z Men returned from overseas come un der the Soldier Settlement Act will be able under these regulations to secure an addition to their ordinary homestead rights a soldier grant of 160 The settlement duties of a soldier grant are substantially the same In the case of an ordinary The administration of these regulations affecting Dominion lands Is through the department of the Applications entry for soldier grant may he made beforo the agent or subagent of Dominion lands for the district In the same way as for an ordinary Unless the appli cant produces a certificate of attesta tion from trie Soldier Settlement bpard he must produce his discharge Land reserved for soldier settle ment is open for entry as a soldier but such an entry can also be secured on any vacant and an avail able Dominion Provision is made for entry by proxy under practically the same conditions as applied to No entry fee is charged In connection with a soldier LOOKSSl SATURDAYS GROCERY SPECIALS CEDAR RIVER SWEET 2 tins 53c EXCELSIOR 3 packets 50c Choicest Cucumbers 30c New 8c Large 45c Good 2 tins 46c Fresh 35c Deliveries Every Hour 5 25c Evaporated 2 55c Table per 30c Gem 2 25c Rainbow 1 tins 27c 16 Packets Pot 3 25c 4 2 Jelly 3 Muscatel per 14c Gallons per 33o Daltons per 33c E MAKE The kind with the rich smooth Visit Us Tomorrow Fresh Pastry and Confectionery for Mar consider tlon of a number of rttcommenda ions from association ogether withtwo addresses on the oreign problem occupied the time ot he Alberta Methodist conference this The first recommendation had to do with the courses as arranted In the colleges of the The asso ciation went on record as favoring a more practical curriculum and ad vocated a closer attention to sociology and The second recom mendation advised the following sal aries For married ordained or single ordained and For An important recommendation was made in regard to women in the the association advising that women be given equal rights with men in all the courts of the The association further recommend ed in view of the shortage of minis ters the laymen should be organized to carry on the ministerial work whore no regular preachers can be obtained to fill the The report from the book room of the church showed that the turnover this year amounted to almost a mil lion Out of the 000 had been handed over to the su perannuation fund of the Supreme Court adjourned shortly after noon today the jury brought in a verdict dismissing the action In the case of Zagara va the Chinook Coal Some time ago Zagara was badly burned in an ex plosion of gus in the and the plaintiffs counsel endeavored to get damages by setting up that the explos ion was due to the negligence of the company in not furnishing safety lamps in a part of mine where they should have known there was danger of The defense held that the mine had been properly that the workings where the explos ion took place was an old one where no gas had ever been and that all proper and ordinary pre cautions had been The jury on the case was composed of Carver and Crad Ostlund appeared for the plaintiff and Shepherd and assisted by Savary of Cal gary appeared tor the Late last evening the Jury on the case of KosKi vs the Sterling Coal ot Drumheller and Jus tice Scott stated a retrial would be but the time or place was not This was another case for dam ages arising from an accident In a coal The balance of the cases on the civil docket will be proceeded with commencing next Tuesday when Justice Ives will 1HOOSEVELT What the Prets Agents Say KAISERATTHE accomplishes amazing all with tho charm and grace that made her Her great success in tho serial Patria brought about her en gagement as a star of Pathe Plays and her work is such as to augur big success for those to chief engineer of the department of natural re sources Is in the city today in con nection with the work In this Irrigation The irrigation farmers in the Leth bridge district have been heavy users of water from the ditches since the water was turned on some weeks and practically all the hay land has been given its first The outlook for a heavy hay crop is par ticularly Timothy is making a fine while alfalfa was never better at this season of the standing round six at the present Indications are that the first cutting of alfalfa will come about June 20th if thepresent wet weather continues and if it continues FINED FOR FOOD Moose May an employee of a local milting company was the first victim of the Canada Food Board flour hoarding order when he was found guilty of having more flour in his poas fission than would supply the wants of his household for fit teen and fined and costs and In default ten days hard labor In The accused had two 98 pound sacks of flour and 60 pounds of sugar in hta May Admiral Sims reported today the torpedoing and sinking of the transport President returning to the United States from No details were The dispatch said the vessel was sunk at ten oclock this No mention was made of The President a ton ves formerly was a HamburgAmer lean transAtlantic liner plying be tween Europe and New York and was taken over by the government at the declaration of May does not want to win this war on wo want a In these Colonel Theodore making a Memorial Day address here last night in behalf of the summarized his conception of this countrys war If we dont carry it through he we will be forced to fight It out here later and without al Colonel JToosevelts address cul minated a strenuous in which he reviewed two parades and participated In exercises to the memory of De troit army and navy If our people had been as wide awake fourteen months ago as they are now there Would have been a mil lion fighting men on the French fight Ing with all needed and there would not be the slightest danger of Germanys push succeed Colonel Roosevelt repeated his previous declaration that there must be only one and that the language of the declaration of inde This is a he not a polyglot boarding The speaker urged the establish ment by the government of night schools for all adult in which they should be taught the Eng lish If at the end of five years they had not learned the lang they should be sent he In speaking of foreign bprn who come to Colonol Roose velt said that there had been no dis crimination against the German or other who faithfully becomes an Col onel Roosevelt left shortly after mid night for New Watt was trampled to death by a bull at the farm of his John near as he was tying the animal The greatest photoplay sensation of all The the Beast of is to be seen today and for the balance of this week at the popular Emprese We never did like the Even before the war he appeared to be a overbearing But after seeing Rupert Julians our one desire was to throttle him and squeeze the very life blood out of Any lack of enthusiasm for having a morning hate against the Hun war lord was speedily generated into a wild desire to throw every ounce of effort into terminating his It is by long odds the best patri otic propaganda the producers have supplied for the edification of the You hiss and applaud in and marvel at the exactness of the reproduction on the It is intended as a pictorial sketch of the German war and to the or dinary it is a brilliant feat in makeup and and stands out as a remarkable AT THE ORlHEUM William Desmond is starred in thd Triangle Blood Will This is the fifth production In whlclt Thomas Ince has presented Des mond on the Triangle programme in a star The story of Blood Will Tell deals with the life of Samson Oakley the youngest of a family of financial whose appreciation of the joy of life ie greater than his Interest He becomes em tangled in a college scrape and is expelled because he refuses to in form on his Having Opened a Small Business Handling Childrens Clothtong and Small Wares at 1520 6th and will be pleased to see as many of my friends as will COOKSLEY May a result of Director General McAdoos appeal to railroad not to strike against the government for higher the number of protests against the new wage order received at the railroad administration offices sud denly declined today and all were milder in tone than previous The board on railroad wages and working conditions will take up here next week all complaints of By this It was explained railroad men will have had opportun ity to study the wage order and com prehend that it was issued with the expectation of later making many The statement issued in connection with the walk out a few days ago of several hundred machinists and shop men at the Southern Railroad and threats of aj general strike of union shopmen next Monday unless further pay advances I are declares the government cannot be coerced or Intimidated by any of Us The shopmen are reminded by Dir ector General McAdoo that a board railway wages and working condit ions has been created which will hear all cases in which a group of employ ees feel justice has not been AT STARLAND showing of Stranded In Ar starring Vernon at Starland tonight and is an The picture has all elements of popular It is a fast moving story of the great dealing with the adventures of a young j couple in the north con tains many thrilling including a jump from a high cliff into the river below and the rescue of the hero by the heroine In the perilous waters of rockInfested Vernon the best bestdressed woman In Am wears beautiful clothes and TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PATHE PRESENTS Vernon Castle IN Stranded in Arcady ALSO Harold Lloyd in Beat It AND Billie Rhodes in TWO GOOD COMEDIES A COMPLETE LINE OFJ CHOICE Fresh Killed Meats FOR THE WEEK END The Alberta Meat Market The Oldest Established Meat Market in the PHONE 492 CHILDREN Saturday from 1 to S Jack and the Beanstalk from 10 to 1 TONIGHT HI HART IN THE STIRRING WCSTBRN DRAMA Hoofs and Horns DESMOND In the Triangle Fine Drama BLOOD WILL TELL Phone 733 TAILORS AND FURRIERS third JOHN CHAMBERLAIN For Sale CHOICE Turkestan Alfalfa Seed CARLOAD White Banner Oats GROWN FROM PUHE SEED HYDE Phont 1244 Lethbrldge Police Take Notice AB Rioter Wko Rtieiti Setiaf P MMffOT VMi li An Enemy EMPRESSTODAY and TOMORROW Prices Matinee Children 25c The Beast of Berlin A SENSATIONAL EXPOSE OF THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE IT STRIPS NAKED THE SOUL OF HISTORYS MADDEST IT WILL MAKE YOUR BLOOD A POSITIVE Tomorrow at 1 oclock Children 2Sc Adults SOc Showing Continuous From 1 Until 12 THE OR THi ACTC MO ;