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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MON0AY, NOVEMBER '1* 1918 A A PAGE FIVE Ljjndon, Nov. 4.-(By the Associated Prete)- The British -troofis tn their new attack today, unoffJclal reports say, have reached the Wnp of the Aunelle river, ^ neat- the Franco-Belgian border, ' flve^miilee ea|t of Valenciennes. Further a/ith, Field Marshal Halo'a. men have forced'crossings of the Olse-Sambre canal. V FRENCH ATTACK vyith the French Army in France, Nov. 4.-(By the Associated Press)-The French attaclt-ed aUebessfUlly again this morn--ing ^n. both win'^r of their battle frortt. They moved northward in conjunction with the Americans to i.'e Chene, Les Petites Armoises and ' Verrleret, north of the Ar-gon'ne. On, their left they are pressing eastward' in the region of Qui>e. ' French troops attacl� m Pinkbam's Vegetable Compound saved �� from an operation, I cannot (ayenonni in praise of It. Isoneredfrom organic troubles and my aid* hurt tee ao I could hardly be ua from my bed, and I waa nnabia todo my bouMworki I bad the bast doetora fn, EanClairaand thay' wanted nUe to bava ah operation, but Lydia E. Pinkham's ^ Vegetable Compound cured me ao I dii hot heed the operation, and I am telling all my friends about it."-Mrt.-ifc W. BiNZEB, Black River Falls, Wia. It is just such axperieneea as that of Mrs. Binzer that has made this famous root and herb remedy a household word from ocean to ocean. Any vromaa who hirers from initammataon, ulceration, displacements, backache, neivousness, . irregnraritiXondon, Nov. 4.-Ah Italian semiofficial statement received here today takgs issue with the, Austrian com-munlcalion of. yesterday evening Ih which It was announced that the Austrian troops had ceased boa'tlUties lol-lowlng the conclusion of an armistice. The statement .is denounced as ah ei^emy trick and it is declared tha:t Hostilities will be continued until 3.00 p.m. Monday, the time set by the armistice for their suspension, vyhjatles Blow In New York New York, Nov. 4.-^Sirens set up to give warning ot enemy raids led flie chorus of whistles when factory and steamboat whistles and bells, on churches and public buildings joined them in celebration ot official announcement that Austria wfes out ot the way. CASUALIIES Ottawa, Nov, 4.-^Today's casualty list includes the following western men and officers: Infantry-Killed in action-G. P. Thompson, Silvertoh, B. C. Died- Lieut. G. E. Sales. Bngland; Lieut. A. D. Smith, England; Ueut. S. T. WU-loughhy, Regina; J. F. Bruneau, Veg- jrevllle, Alta.; J. Snetsignor, Van- ' cou�er. .Ill-W. B. O'Connor, Blackie, Alta. Wounded-Lieiit. H.: C. Crowell, Halifax, N.S.; Lieut. W.r M. Poppey, ! England; Ueut. J. Palmer, Hamilton, jOnt. Engineers-Died-Sapper P; Roy, South Fort George, B.C. Artillery-Died of wounds-Driver G. N. Risteen. Vancouver. Services-Ill-Lieut. H. . L. Hdrri-sonT Dartmouth, N.S.,; Lieut. H. M. Bradford, Halifax, ^N.S. Wounded-Capt. G. H. Glilis, Halifax, N.S. Forestry Corps-Died-T. Hall-crow, Wooster, Alta, A RECOGNIZE POLISH ARMY Washington, Nov. 4.-The Polish army under the supreme political authority of the Polish national committee was recognized today by the United States government as autonomous and co-belligerent. Secretary Lansing so announced in a letter sent today to the president of-the Polish national' committee, who is now in vyashin^ton, NEW CHIEF JUSTICE WAS SWORN IN Ottawa, Nov. 4.-His Excellency, the Duke of, Devonshire, attended by his secretary, proceeded to the sii-preme court toda!y,'where His Excellency adniinistered the oath ot office to Sir LOuia ,Davi, recently appointed chief justice of the Dominion, in suc^ cessioji to iSir Charles Pitzpatrick, now lieutenant-governor of thO province of Quebec. Sir Louis' commissfon issued by Hon. .Martin Burrell, seoretai-y of state, had previously been read by Registrar Cameron and aligned bj^His Excellency who subsequent to the administration' of th4 o^^h formally congratulated the new chief justice. Victory Bonds maihtain the present prosperity of Canada. It the' people of Canada do not lend to their Government, the Government cannot buy war supplies; and if the Government stdpped buying war supplies, there Would,be an end ot war industries.and high wages. There would be little work to tie had. - (By the Associated Prssa). Smashing blows are being dealt the Gern\anB,.',on tho western front and the collapse of the present German defense' positions appears close at hand. In the Italian theatre hostilltiefl were to end today at 3. p.m., but up to that time the Italian and alllod forces continued to press the Austrlans on the Entire front, the advices indicate. On the north end of'the front in Prance Field Marshal Halg Monday morning la\inohed a new attack south ot the Scheldt in the region of Valenciennes. The operation benran succeRsfullv on a wide front and this vital sector of the German positionB Is in great peril. ^ The French army maintains Its pressure, but fighting activltjns less on The French army maintains Its pressure, but fighting activity is less than on Sunday. German artillery has been active on the Aisne front, probably protecting an enemy rotlrement which is inevitable in view o" tlio allies success north and east. Gen. Pershing's armies are pressing forward east and west ot the Meuse and tho GermaiLs apparently .iru jiot yet prepared to raaKc a stand. Stenay, a vital point in the GRrman lino along the JWcuse, is^^being encircled and i'ts tail would appear to be near, ARE NEAR SEDAN In the centre ot tlie sector west ot the Meuse the American 1st array has dVivQ^i forward to Sommautho, 13 miles south of Sedan, the most important German railway centre between Mezieres and Metz. It now appears that the Germans, who have held thr; line running westward/through the Champagne country, caniiot retreat southward but must be diverted northward through Belgium. This will add many weary miles to the length of tho journey which seemingly musjt. be begun at once. In^Belglum, the fall of Ghent is immineht, for the Belgians, French, British and Americans are rapidlymoving ahead. The Scheldt has been crossed at "Weldon, southwest of Ghent, while the Belgians are moving toward the Scheldt northeast ot the city. This advance, if continued, threatens the whole army in France, since its retreat eastward through Sedan and Mont-medy seems about cut off. Bast of the Meuse, the roads are crowded with tbe^retreating Germans, it is reported. Austria will join Bulgaria and Turkey this afternoon at three o'clock. Terms ot armiatide have iieen signed. In the meantime, Italian and allied forces have occupied Trpnt and have landed at Trieste. Udine, from which Ge,n. Cadorna was driven late in October, 1917, has bpen re-captured from the Austrlans. Belgrade, the Serbian capital, has been re-captured from the Austriats. This city was taken on December 2, 1914. WRECK OF GERMAN DREAMS Forty-five days after the allies launched their offensive along the Macedonian front, the Austrian and German troops were retreating across the Danube out ot Serbia, leaving behind them the wreck of German dreams of domination in tho east. Emperor Wlftlam has written to Prince Maximilian, tlje German chancellor, promising cooperation in tho development of political reforms. Victory Loan 1918 j: Dominion GovtRNMCtrt �PHON as RLBWOTNi tfC,Ktt�,lLDl Minister of Fm.fHcr smwmokiuWHi'.': Donwflow ExKunvt PtnWMCE or ALBCRTA 'HOKCIlMmNtU.MIJL - SuBicwirrioMS ' t8,30Qso much so, that no doctoj- during Friday and Saturday could be obtained from any of these points to go through tho uorth country. It was arranged, liowever that early Sunday morning, 'Dr. Archer .9UHMS PLHWiWlTM tlWlWOOP CWHAOut JA*�� B.3yT�cin>K> CA. CWHWUt OOBtOTJCSTK* W'ABftCTM CPMcqiKtH .,T.Hr.rt U AOUXJ' �A.McTt� HU8� Mtivw hwwoop PAWfHTtMUTt H\HOWARP CW.fjMlTM AHA9CLPCN GCNCSAL IflKMrntc l>Bi*o. Ataew .AlOiittwMM rwie��-; (CAPHMtn . ��W�MBft oaissCr auct-hnu HMMnSMW " fusujirrv fact that Saturflay, Mr. Shandro, M.P.P., was able to get to the phone and to use tho local line, One fcrmer didn't an-r.wer and when investigation was made this man, who was a widower, was found dead Svith his children down with the disease, and nobody 'in charge. This is a time for practical Christianity to evidence itself by actual work for the next few weeks. Get out and help visit everybody. Cheer them up. This is not a time for gloom. The death rate is extrem'ely low over'the whole province and it is a time for cheerful, willing,' untiring action. The pyschological side ot this battlo tor lite is important, and it should be emphasized by dieery workers throughout the province. Every road superintendents car should be on the move, at least fifteen hours each day helping out,. All ,other provincial officials where at all possible are .expected to turn out to assist. trict. From the majority of town and vlllagfi centres, the organization has now extended throughout the country districts. Exhorbitant Prices for Liquor. As to liquor, complaints are made that in some places the,druggists are charging exhorbitant prices, and that Public Kitchens Are Being Established7;"*'?."'^ v,^-.,.v,,v i,�^v,�, ,,, .,,^ ^ This can be done very simply and l""i�r is being dH�ted.. At one quickly. The council meet and ar- P�''i'^ department threatened to range by resolution to provide the fend a special druggist in, hut the mat-necessary raw foods, such as..fowl, '^'�^ '"'^''8 straightened away. This meat, bread, butter, tea, coffeei' etc., department can't change the act. The ,part of the towhlhall or some other vendors are only .allowed, under the building is improvised as a public act that the people' passed, to sell to kitchen; willing workers immediately druggists, and the druggists, ot get to work to do'the'cooking. Then course, follow the'prescriptions of tho the members of the'vislting and organ- doctors. -As to the charge that *rug-ization committee,/as they go out tb gists arS diluting the liquov, analys-the country each inor;jltig,. to make ists and other specialists are now out their rounds, carry with thekrsupplles investigating. As to the price, nei-froni the ,kitcli�in-. Where therinps bof-! ther this department, nor the govern-ties are available stricken faimilles ment can control that, but the head can be provided with some tea, cot-1 of tl\e department wired Premier Borden pointing out the complaints and asking assistance. The following is a copy ot the telegram: VULCAN LAWYER , KILLED IN ACTION (Vulcan Advocate) Word has been received that Lieut. Stanley D. Skene was killed in action on the western front on October 10th. Beyond that no partlaulars are to hand. Lieut. Skene was an officer of the lOSrd Calgary Rifles, and went overseas with the Queens University Batt. He had been in France for tUb past two years, and had been intelligence officer for the past six months. Prior to his enlisting, Lieut. Skene practiced law for two years in Vulcan, coming from the law firm of Peacock, Skene and Skene, Calgary. He Was wfU known and highly esteemed in Calgary and Vulcan. Ha was born In Port Elgin, Ontario, in 1885, and moved west with his parents when quite a young boy, , tending the public and Uigb schools in Regina an* also the University of Manitoba at AVln-nlpeg and Queen's University, where he graduated in 190S. He took a postgraduate course -'it J^arvard _ University, and was cuJlet' to the Alberta bar !n 1912.  He went thro'ish tls r. big engagements at PasschV-ndale, Amiens, Arras and Cambria. He w as recommended for his captaincy, word of which has just been received. - " His brother Haroid, a privdte in the Princee Pats, was killed abouC a year ago at Pass-checuHele. - . On Lieut. Skene joiningi the colors Mrs. Skene and her little daughter weni, to live with Mrs. Skene's parents' at Gsanville Ferry, N.S., and is there at. prsisent. . ;,i:,.. ' .,.,. V.-.,,' The news of h:i'.death\came as a seveVe shock to iiSahy frlinds in Vulcan and district, at/d tho sympathy of one and cU is extended to "'Mm. Skene in her irreparable loss. kTNG CONGBATCbATES > POVAL AIR FORCE Every cent we save and lend tojthe Government helps to provide I^lH�r and Materiallldr making War Sup^Hes which will save the Lives of Ganadiaa;: soldiers, assist the. Allies,, and -InlBC :; ;victory nearer. ..... - " '"' ' ' --� London, Nov. 0.-King George has, sent Jtne foUovviug telegramto the' secretary of state tor the Royal Air Force. /( "I offer you and the Royal Air force the warmest congruti.iatSons on\ your successes in the fif.hvng (on October 30 when all previoxja re\';ords were beaten. Such achifivcment'i testify to the spirit which anliunteo all thertnks in their determination tduties, and thus less ened the price very greatly to- hospitals. The attorney general of this 'province on Saturday wired the niin other are down, This makes the task; j^^g,. ^^ charge at Ottawa to see it difficult m .their .ioca.H,les. Among , g,,^,,^,. action cannot be immediately members of the Legislature for ox-' ample,' Joseph, ?',McCallum, :M.PiP., Andrew Shandro, M.P.P. and'^J. G. Turgeon, M-PiP., have been down for over a week. Mr. Turgeon's whole f am-1 ^ they are going doWu the in-lly have had a very serious attack, L^.j-. -All along the E:D. & B.C. between ing the thick of the fight, and the end ot this week will probahljr. find things approaching their worlt. This depart here and Peace River and throughput ^^^t makes a special al^peal to every the Peace River district the 'flu haa pf,rBbn in good health to get In touch spread, It has reached Port McMur-. w;tjj the local organliiatlon and de-ray where there is neither doctor nor vote his ,whole time, if,possible, to nurse. helping out. it is hop^ii thiit the or- Possibly oneJ.hird/of the ' people ganizatlon is now, so peMected that all north and south of the C.N.R. betwees faipllles will be visited daily, or reach-here and Lloyioi4.\ster''are moro' Jf | your home. You can uieit.' fbr fntrything. As a delicious: cream forconee. Forcooking, making candies, creamiaj ^oups or vegetables./ Forfni|| and cereals. Dittited, at ;' drifik for the chi|.dre4. For-baby's bottle. It it the only, milk supply your home needa^./ And jjt if always at hai)d~ always fresh-t^lwiys pure. Try three. or four, cana, of Carnation Milk. Order your week's supply of milk with your groceries. \ Fbi^eBiem-T ^ ber-the Cametioa MQlkmta 'isJiandy to your hMBO-i^ it ''�'�''lii^^^ ;