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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTimmnr.K DMLT SDAY, NOVRMRER 22, 1017. i Ferule Police Details Available jU Vet (COSTIXUID fEOM t'KO.VT -It Is said that tie trsjedy toot place .tin LrtVnvo mite Up Bull rtier -fjr telephone or dfr dfr h' Drsson was found gnlltj- ol al i gambling game to run In Ws ol bud ness Here, and was flncJ today. u aodKBts by Magistrate Wnlm- (Special to Tho Herald) FerrJe, NOT. tho close of tuitaSiT Monday nijht, tie suhscrlp- tloas to the victory loan bond! hail passed the flOO.OOO maik and stood at Tie official nominations pajwd oil any hitch at Cranbroot yes- teriay and tho three candidates am even start. The Liberal- '-libor'delegates -who went to Cran- ''braot to al the nomina- tions yesterday, report that an tn- tinslBStic meeting- ot lie Trainmen's and criers, was heli Sunday T alebt In-Maple hall, Cranbrook, when x> the'standard-bearer ol the Indepcn- Labor party, Thomas Biggs, ad- 1 r.a.r'essed the" meeting. Many if ere asked of the speaker-Vis satisfactory answers and Jndg- ing from lie enthusiasm, the patting of and tie shaking of- hands which" went on. It would appear tilt -T. Biggs' seat is polished-and ready hiin at Ottawa. '..Sir: Bless Is to open Creek tomorrow night and the Liberal expected In tomorrow, so the ball is already rolling. IfgOST ".'cases TFfll hare to be announced be- 'lore the weekend. bardinrnt by giwl concentration o! gurj would cut suttlclantly to tie Infantry 10 go through. GrtJt Work of TinKi British uoks never hiTo been call- ed upon for such eiliastve work be- fore, but they did In few hours what Ihe artillerv hive rcqut ed days to accomplish. Tho Ulndcnburs line was plerved absolutely on a wide Ironl and to a jrealer depth than ever Tho correspondent loiay Inspected Its tMln Hlndentiurj Has near Hav- rlncourt and saw the ftmazlns TV1 dono by ihe Iron monsters. In some w____ they bad no trouble eltner In1 tearing throuBh tho wire or In cross- ing trenches. There were gaps In He wire entanglements a rod thick where not one vestige ol wire was left Btand- tn? and by following the tracks of the lanV.s oco could sea where they hid trundled tcross the trenchts ns though they were merely scratches In the ground, Instead ol wide, deep dl ia-.es- The tanks, of courje. went through Xo Man's Land uader tic full obssr- Tation of tho German artillery and while the gun fire was weak, some fire was directed on the tanks as they ad- vanced. It waa Interesting to follow the ball of tho lonSs and to sec where shells had struct all about them. The condition of Ihe German tren- ches showed plainly lhat the occu- panls had abandoned them in a hurry- All sorls of equipment and personal belongings' strewed lie ground. No Sinn's Land showed comparalivcly Tew shell craters today and this morn- ing tie British guns were doins vir- [uaUy all the firing along most of Ihc [ronl involved. This Is a striking con trust to the Flinders region, which has been an inferno of artllierr fire for weeks. Tlie Germans hare attempted very few counter attacks thus far and all ol ihem have heen smashed. The latest counter tirusl reported was made last night near Demlconrt .and tits was dealt with promptly. Fighting Desperately The Germans, who al tho first at tack yesterday retreated or surren dered In dismay, wcro fighting des p'erately today to regain a hold of their rear positions- A particularly hard hand-to-hand engagement occurr ed Ihls morning at Flesanieres, when lie infantry, accompanied by tanks stormed tils place and drove the Ger 'laus from, it The fi'ghtJns flbont Flcsquleres. le- gan last night but It was tot until about S o'clock today. tJiat the British made an organized assault OD the town. The wvent ahead and were engaged Immediately by seven heary German' guns, witch began to fire at them 'point blank at short range. It was n critical moment, for whils the tanks will withstand heavy fire they cannot be expected to slaad up long nndej big shells hurled from guns only a short dlstanco away. The British Infantry which swarm- ed through.behind the tanks saw the predicament of taerr Iron deliberately charged :ha enemy, artil- lery with rifles add .hand grenades. All crews were killed-'. A similar Incident occurred at Prerhy Chapelle, northwest of .Marco1 Ing, wiere three guns were stormed and their crew taken prisoner. Most of this work: fell to the cavslry. The mounted troops got lulo Marcolng and Masnieres'last nighi, nnd In the latter West BamHlon, where a very peculiar local'sltuatlon has arisen, the T. J. Stewart, running Conservative Unlooist, lofflclally by the premier. iJent-Col Win. also Conser- .vTiflVe Unionist; LlenL CoL J. J. Jlac- Laren, Liberal Unionist; W. Hollo, In- are tie 'olher'candl- :The j Great? War: Veterans' aa- a'wlre to the' premier Monday stating that lileut. Col. Hendre'or LleuL CoL Jlac- Laren-Sru acceptable to the returned '1 maEsj ol the women! -Voters; and-thal either could carry tie ijibg' II recognized- The iDnlonlsl' conTention' In- Hamilton last also affced Uie premfu- to re- cognize elUer of these tyo for tho ,V7eEt- rldtng. Gen, MBwbnrD Cie un- nnlroous choice ol the east riding Un- lonlsts. [n East JlastJni Conscrvai Inga, life Thomas Is en- doreed.and'W. a JJorthrup, ei-il. P, passed OTU. In. other province: there are no dlulcoHlea, tie candt .iatcs endorsed being liose regularly chosen by Ibe Unionist sop'portertini! -_opposed.by Liberals. Saskatchewan -VAuInlboia, Tanltf; Ballleford, ;'H.tO.Wright; Humboldt. IJeuL Col Norman Lang; KlndeMcy, T Mackenzie, George W Mo- Jaiv, Hon. J. A. :jNorti Battleford, Charlti Kuox; 'iW.'D.-.Comin; Saltcmu, Thcnus siiic' IL Ira B. Areue. Brlthh Columbia "r. ;Eiil-Koetestri Dr.- E. E. F. Oreen; Cariboo Fmltoa; .Ceslre Vancouver, II. It v.nconver, Major It 'C: Sanfonl J. Crowe; tNew 0, SfcQqarrle- B. Slacey; Na'oalmo, J. C. 'Sliieiii, Cof.' C. W. Peck; H..8...Clerneiia iBranilon.'Dr. Whldden; Dau- Wlo, Hpbeit Cmitt. town engaged In sanguinary battle with German Infantry. An enemy bat- leEy. there was giving trouble and a squad of horsemen charged the posi- tion, shooting or sabring the entire gnu crew. Another battery at Bum- mllley -was taken In similar, fashion. Carried by Storm. Gralnccurt waa carried by Elorta, cavalry, tanks and Infantry working loleliej. BrJUsh forces at lie latest reports have carried their line In this section northward la the Bapaame- Cambril road. The. Germans ran from Rlbecourt with the-Brltfso claf.', at their heels. This town li a mass of rnlns, partly on account ol shell fire and partly from lack of repairs. The German dogonts were left Intact Toe occupation' of Merc of ng and Maauleies was a great stroke for He British, as it gavo them much needed crossings for the Escault river and formed a natural barrier (o tbe advanc.4 from this direction. Cavalry, Inlanlrr and tanks were Immediately across these pass- ages end proceeded (o work north ward, Military necessity precluded the mention of cavalry In the first dle- patih regarding the present offensive bnl'It may DOW be said that tbo BKmnled men Trent Into action at 1131 o'clock yesterday morning tfter the tanks had opened tic way through tho barbed wire. This vis one of Ihe fea lures of 1he bottle In which Genera Pernhlng appeared la take deep Inter eat while ho was frortt yester- day. It haa been a wonderful days for the hordemery, who hare been relegated to rear crcu of Ihi western a few exception Since early In the war. Thousands o them have been operating oyer aw! front beyond ISo Itae. PRESENT CASE AOAIN9T THE 0. N. R. IN a C Victoria, B.C., Xor. Brlllsl, Columbia department of nllwiys hae received pwrnlijlon (o present Ite case against Itm Canadian Bol'top; JUcdonald, R. C.. Hendefs! NteftVa, 'F. Davis; roriage Hon. Arthur Jlol- Thomaa Dr. j; Springfield, m anaan ortCT lne commission (ia will arbltikh uK.n the value, the [ec eral roverntnci.t h to nay lor ,bc M aoa_ttoclt ol lit c. .V, it. Tic pos lion oi the proving saaranlees should th, r. be taken over by the jtjoktrdjon; Centre, Jfajor Nwlb, Dr. upon which bla li iJo.i.'ro'lis of Inl___. John Oliver Iioldg ttul it i .1 8tOC 1s on Colnm tht control ft cbcniA OFFICIAL PROSPECTUS j The oi this Loan will wed lor War parpocea only, mmd will he apeat wkoUy ia Caaada The MINISTER Of FINANCI offers lor Public Subscription Canada's Victory Loan rhich is optional with the Usue ol Gold Bonds Bearing interest (rom December 1st, 1917, and oflered in three maturities, choice ol i subscriber, as follows: 5 year Bonds due December 1st, 1923 10 year; Bonds due December 1st, 1927 v. 20 year Bonds due December 1st, 1937. This Loan is authorized under Act of the Parliament of Canada, and both principal and interest are a charge upon the ConsolWatctl Revenue Fund. The amount of this issue is exclusive of the amount (if any) paid for Ijy the' surrender of bonds of previous issues. The Minister of Finance, however, reserves the right to allot the uy part of the- amount subscribed in excess of f Principal and Interest payable In Gold Denominations; and Subscriptions must be in sums of ISO or multiples thereof. Principal payable without charge at the Office" of the Minister of Finance and Receiver General at et the Office of the Assistant Rcceis'er General at Halifax, St. John, Chailottetown, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Reginaj and Victoria. _ 'Interest payable, without charge, half-yearly, June 1st and December 1st, at any branch in Canada of any Chartered Dank. x- Bearer or Registered Honda Bonds may be registered as to principal or as to principal'and interettr Scrip certificates, non-negotiable, or payable to bearer, in accordance with the choice of the applicant for registered or beartr bonds, will be issued alter allotment in exchange for provisional receipts. When these sirip certificates have been paid in full, and payment endorsed thereon by the bank receiving the money, they may be exchanged for bonds, when prepared, with coupons. attached, payable to hearer, or registered as to principal, or for fully registered bonds when prepared, without coupons, in accordance with the of interim certificates and of definitive bonds wijl be made through the Chartered Bearer bonds with coupon's will be issued in denominations of 1 50., 1100. ,1500., and and may be registered as to principal, only. FQlly registered bonds, the interest on which is paid direct to the owner by Government cheque, will be issued in denominations ol. or any authorized multiple of 5 r .V Subject to of 25 'cents for each new bond issued, holders of. fully without coupons, will have the rightito convert into bonds, of the denomination of with coupons, 'arid. 'bocds "'with coupons vrill have the right'' to convert 'fully registered .bonds of 'authorized denorriications on'-' apclicatioh to the Ministe'r.bf FirUnce. V I J __ ,T> I Surrender of Bonds i Holders of Domihioh of Canada Debenture Stock, due October 1st, and of .bonds of the three preceding, Dominion of Canada War lioan Issues, have the privilege of surrendering their bonds in part paymeitt for of this the following -i 'Debenture Stock; due October 1st, 1919, at Par and Accrued Interest.' ,'r Bonds, due December 1st, 1925, and AcCTued Interest. wUl be, accepted in part payment for bonds of any of. the three maturities of this Issue.) WaV Loan Bonds, due October 1931, at and Accrued Interest. oan Bonds, due March -1st, 1937, at 96 and Accrued Interest. (These will 'Be accepted in part payment for bonds of the 1937 maturity ONLY of this Issue.) Bonds of the various maturities of this issue will, in the event of future issues of like maturity, or longer, made fcy the otheir than, issiids made abroad, be accepted at par arid accrued intefcst.'as'th.e'equtvalent of cash for the purpose of subscriptionjto such issues. i issue Price Par from tile any Income in pursuance of leftlilstion faceted bj Pftrllaraent of Canadk. Payment to be made as follows: 10% on December 1st, 1917 January 2nd, 1918 20% on February 1st, 1918 20% on March 1st, 1918 20% on April 1st, 191S 20% on May 1st, 1918 .Si 'A full half yearjs interest will, be paid on 1st1 June, 1918 v i The Bonds therefore live a net yield to 'the ;inTea tor of about L -5.61% on the 2O Bonds .on theilO yeiar Boiida 5.81% i. on the 5 year Bonds AH payments are to be made to a Ghartcred- Bank for the the Miniater of Finance. Failure to pay any Instalment when due will render previous liable to forfeiture, and the allotment to cancellation. Subscriptions. accompaniecl by a deposit of 10% of the'arriount'subscTibed, must be forwarded through the medium of a Chartered Back. Any branchin Canada 'At any Chartered Bank will forward subscripUoPssnd issue provisional receipts. In of the surplus deposit will be applied toward payment of the ajnouot.due on the January 5.' Subscriptions may t? paid in full on January 2od, 1918, or on any jnitalment due date thereafter under discount it the rate of per annam. 'Under this provision payments of the balance of subscriptions may be made as follows: psid on January 2nd, 1618, at the rate of 89.10796 per 1100. If paid on Fsbruary Isti 1918, it the rate of 'Tfl.Wteft per .V If paid on March lit, IBIS, at the rate of M.VAH pin oa April lit, _. WiSi.at. the rate Forms of may be obtained from any branch 111 Canada cA any Chartered Bank, or from any Victory Loan Conunittee, or member thereof. s The bioka of Lean will be kept at the Department of Finance, Ottawa? .Application will be Bade in due coyrte'for tW bftbis issue on the Montnal cad Toronto Stock Exchanges.' Subscription Lists will close on or before December Wl. _ OTTAWA, Mtth, I'.' Land to Conntry All Canada is your Security Im nyrene forwent JL ;