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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHnnroCE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1918 Ictbbtffcoe Iscrato ZetbbrtDge, Blbcrta OAILY AND WCSKUV J-- Preairletora and Publisher* fMl LCTHBRIDQE HKRALO PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED til �th Street South, Lethbrlaa* W. A. Buchanan PfMldaan a.nd Managing Dtraetor Vetka Ton-anc* - - Business Hunc*> IMPRESSIONS YPRES L TXLRPHONIS Mtacti Office .............. UH Hiltartol Offic................ U�* Subscription RatMl ally, delivered, par week ,r... illy, datlTored, par rear .....|S.0# ily, by mail, rsr year ...... Peakly. by malV par yaar .....Il.a* Feekly, by mall, psf year to C.8,.|W Data* o( exptry of aubscrlptioas at* taar dully on address label Accept-fcnes cf papers .-.fte ejplrati^o data la ur authority to continue tit subscription. JTHE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Tlii� allied rap: lire of St. Qticiitin. which is now wholly in tin1 hands of  bo French, is beginning to produce results. This morning'* �H*patth��� told of the retreat of the Germans long a from from l,ens to Armen-Heres in the north. This is a J't-mi!-front where the enemy hail strongly prepared position- It will mean the vaefiaiion of the Lens district to which tli hortly force the atnic! their whole Flanders, and th I - o-s of St yueutin. .-s of Ca.-nbral will Germans to reeon-line in France ami new phase of the battle of the west front Is r.ow unde. way Germain and Austrian" are being Tuslu'd to Bulgaria to take the place �if tlm Bulgarians who are withdrawing from Serbia, and th:- is expected to so AeakiU the Austrian lines that the Italians will spring upon them  long the 1'iave river An Italian offensive I* imminent. Turkey stateii that -lo- will -tick v P-al-kaiif will be an allied >!rive for the railway line between lb-rllii and Constantinople. If this road can he i-lit. Turkey is likely to throw vp apengc " Our last day in. Franco provided the real thrills. Wo wore to sea Ypres. ami that seemed to bo enough but the Germans put on an extra number to the. programme by enabling us to experience a real bombardment. Distances are not groat in France. . that is distances between cities and towns. livery few miles (here is ' village, a town or a city. Wo left Hoaloitiie in the morninp niul had , reached IVperinshe. just behind Ypres in time tor 'ranch with Lieut.- ; Col. Jim Cornwall's railway battalion j which is stationed there. On the way. ' we passed through St. Omer. a bean- I tiful city, which has some of the i soars of war marked upon its build- ': ings. Huebrouci;. close to the He!- I pian boundary and then t'a--�rl. ' Cassel is perched on a biil--not very hi^li as hills po. but hisl> in that section of Flanders where the country is larpely tint. From that hill , ^ there was a wonderful view all over ; Flanders. Away to 'he north u-a? Dunkirk on th- N >rta -tea. in the distance to the southeast was Ke:u , me!. then held by the ' great war activity, but i; has been free from the damage of war. We were surprised to tind many American troop? there !�;it we knew t'.-.e r"a�on la'er i in tin- day when we >aw the re trenches close to Ypres tilled with ; boys from I'ncU- Sam's aotinr.ry ' l.eavitiK Cas.-..;, wu tuotorod through j Srcc-nvorde and entered Belcium. ! Here the country was very flat. The little towns and villages were � mostly deserod Alone tlie roadsido we freiiuently saw a row of shucks, just such .-.�� i iv" cor.;oro: y in'Toroii- j Dominion. m i" later !lt if wiil lie held probab->. w-!i SIR THOMAS WHITE IS COMING WEST Ottawa, c leaves :t.i' in the west, li i." of point !!� will � li ruin Thomas ir.l.ty for speak at Wht'e ' a four , a Hum ' and all that we could t- � wore ml P.*. ruins, nti" Ypre� '..iik.il like a place that bad been blown hl*h In the air ami  ime down to earth like so much broken Kias�. U%> walk-' 1 over ;ii" wr-'fkage of tlie Cloth Hall, the buil ling of n.ag nillcent archit-'cture. which had made Yprei famous. At on" forr.er a piece of a wall was >.'a:idi!".-' --Ui--la!.-it: re of fh.it .iistly stnif.i.-e wa  ider o*; is wit an,I : You h.iv lire has rmlldine: otner p �d deb; dral. ul.Iic and l.'iil.tlf \ i-r> ra:-e,l >,1,� Picture t" ..i.T.e c :ty w .do. Klor dirty, all have Ypres . tiuarti-red at this time and A DULL DAY OTTAWA RUMOR The weather must be taw a or probably life is -i tho newspaper correspond. .no .  I'll nts yletny of time left to dream ll.-re is u dream from the Toronto T.-le (taiiiii corresponib-ni An iiitfrestini; rmnur in dov eminent circled lure is that in the not distant future Hon. Clive l'l ingle. Senator, may retire iroin Hie Senate and become tieueral Coun.iul for the (iovKrument Kail ways, being succeeded in the L'pper House by Hon. J. I), lteid. The latter would retire from his portfolio and be replaced there or In some other department by Hon. f�. Howard Ferguson, who represents the same constituency In the legislature. The story la also revived that ilr Hobert liorden, within the next year may retire and go to rtae Imperial Privy Council. It Is reported that Sir Clifford Sif-ton'a sudden return to Canada is to boom his brother Arthur for tho Job, while Mfcaar.s. Howell and MoiKben likewise have ambitions-tho latter, it is said being backed by 1/jrd Northcilffe. Anybody can start a rumor but it at difficult to stop It when it gets going. At any rate the above is interesting, as gossip, but we hardly think its value goea beyond that. swampy country. V.'at. r li-a!> nu In little pon-U. rill- t;;e old -hell holes .,i-,i run, i.i'o th- t-each..-. On either side of t:,,- little railway w,� could se- Britl.-h nuns hidden in the camouflage and novr and again a flash and .� whizz would tell us that a i-lie!!, going over our heads, had started on a hurry up journey u.-rii'- N'.. Mans l^itv! to me German line- tniike Vi-rdun. ;�V folin.l tree I lltld 'ilildlllgS liloil? !t!n- route Tile gUIM bad not c! -aned i : up all the ige of li'e. as !ia ] he.-n ' the case at Verdun Treto-h,-* a fid ; .-hell holes, oh! abaiidoui--d hut.- and dugout*, wi-r.- to b.- seen everywhere. ' fiuon Ypres- -or what -had been I \ pr---w-ii pointed i- !c line th idinn in?. 'k arter nil e.iti:  ;idf'W*!. .!� It in n-Hnrs of p.ritls'a Tone line h�-r-sumo lilt: ttl�T !-�!� i�, but I lo-e e UoUc! � ttiese i'-itnmt--s ii� maki- , 1'iotially. Totniuy. livini   was m riie v. re-ka.--- n ci- bi-au'iful lh'!t.iau city, wa t and rlie.-rful and opttmistU � is - mure optimism about t'c outcome of the war in th- Tr : tn-nchi-- :ltan anywhere, el-.e !: \orld Tlir.-e ipiarter.- nf a: in by had to go to the rescue. A Caprnnl airplane, carrying five ' p-i pie and pound- of lead flow at the rate of lnfi miles an hour and I'iinibed U.r.iHi feet in lfi minutes during official tests at Minneola, L. I. Father Duffy, chaplain of N'cw York's ti'Jth Heglment. and a former Cohourg Uoy. who is overseas as chaplain w.tlC" the American array, has been recommended for the Legion of Honor. Ffarve."t hands nr.- tho latest nrtlfle- quote/] to he supplied by-one of the big Chlcaito mall order houses, ivlili h despat. heil two men to a customer In the -ountry on 12 . nours' notice. A train ferry from Kngland to Franco has been In operation for some time. Coaches and wagons for us" on the French railways have been going over regularly for months, but recently :lie first passenger train was ferried across. That the metric system for wolghta an! measures should be optional for a certain fixed period of years and then become obligatory, is the sunt-ge-tion being sent forward by the .Montreal Chamber of Commerce to the Dnminlon Government. A new democracy nf'er the war in which usefulness and honesty will he 'h" standards by which a man is Judged instead of through materia! wealth was preilb ted by Charles M. Scuwab a' a 'llriri'".- of the Salma-rundt Club tti >.'"� York. To:',-:-fo'� losse-i m huMlc sine.- ih--beruiri.tig of th" Allied counter-otfeii nivo nu July 1 s have b""ii L'.TlM. and  if thi- total Cif ha\-o been listed as 1,11-d in actmn na1 L'.4 as having d.-d of wounds There are l',7 missing, and live a:.- presumed dead. Within a short time the rod. white and blue national colors of Cuba will be n on Uie We.-tern front in Kitr-ope alongside those of the cither allies, according to :i statement made in New York by Jose Serrano, a merchant of Havana Tlie tlrm contingent of the Cuban army to go will be 1 about SO.fiOO litrong, he said. Guarantee to farmers of a minimum price of $15.Si) a hundred pounds for hogs during the war is recommended by tho 1*. S. National Agricultural Advisory Committee. Ttev. Jesse Whiting, who for a number of years ministered in the Humboldt district of Saskatchewan, has been appointed a chaplain to the forces In the Imperial Army and Is now serving In that capacity in Franco. prescript ion. This action on the part of I he medical men was taken after u serious discussion of a communication received from the attorney-general's department, requestIng the co-operation of tho profession in enforcing tho Liquor Act. and also the act governing the sale and administering of narcotic drugs. - All of tho doctors at the meeting expressed themselves as being heartily in favor ot backing th,o government In this way. In the resolution, the members of the association recommended that ! the name and addtess- of tlie party or 1 to whom a prescription is Issued be ganlzed the IML'nd (Sportsmen's) Hal-. phu-oil upon each prescription. so l-oyal-Ui.it. information will be available to Alexandra hopsitul. 1-MmontoP. He is -diow whether tlie Honor is used for Lleut.-Cot. P. K, nlzei tallon. is critically Howcn. who suffering from Hemorrhage of the , legitimate purposes and bv the proper stomach, an after effect of his heitic ; . ,, WHS ,,,,,,,,,,,....., ,,,, j gassed at the first battle of ^presjth(, K()Vernmeut should make careful early In th.- wnr. ^ i inspections throughout the province ,_, , ,, , , . , | at regular Intervals. The I ornell Daily Sun has sub- ,__ pernio! publication for the remainder o.* the war. The change In stu-1 dent life, because of war demands, and various other restrictions have brought about this decision. It shut! up shop at the record point of Its career. Tlie paper was "founded In lS8f>. TWENTY-THREE DEATHS AT MONTREAL Montreal (,v|. 2 --Kleven deaths among soldiers suffering from Spanish influenza today brings the total fatalities which have occurred here from tlie scourge among the troops up to 2a\ Loudon, Oct. 2.-People in this country who grumble about war tint" living conditions .ought to have n taste of what tbo'tentral powers nnd lo some extent, the neutrals have to undergo, says Dr. Blirenrtpcrger. a Zurich banker and economist, who has come to England at the Invitation of the Urftlsh government to Inquire Into and discuss food finance questions. "In Austria." Dr. tehronsperger continued, "the conditions are terrible, according to clients of mlno who have, lately come from that country. In Vienna the brend is absolutely uneatable. It is made of everything except cereals. "I'nere is no leather to bo had, and I kno'.r of persona who cannot leave ihci'ir houses because they do not care to go barefooted. Boots and shoes cannot be got at any price, nor can ten or coffee and other tropical products. "In Hungarla conditions are better. The Hungarians hold on to what looil they have very tenaciously. At tho frotith r everybody lenvlng is^scarched nm) if lie has any food in'hl* pos-sih.sion it is confiscated. "Conditions in Germany are not quite ns bad as they are-In Austria, except In the great. Industrial towns. The work people have been living on beets and potatoes for tho last six months." .Speaking of the morale of the people in the central empires, Dr. Klirenspe.rger said: "Austria is kept going by the pressure of Germany. Tho Germans still believe the war will not laat much longer. Y'ou must remember that the whole of tho press of that country ta In the handCi of the government and the only news given is that which tho authorities wish to appear. They are told every duy that rlctory Is near; when the real truth dawns upon them there will be h terrible, revolution." I Item Items of Interest R5hk>N^raft. clothes It Is reported that Provincial Government appiint a commission Franco to explain tho the Quebec Is about to to go to real tittltudo hour ruin-a bu- conducts a ... St Catharine street '. wa*'fined $l,0im and  Magistrate McDoiignll ont , for violation of i the Ontario Temp.-ranco Act. How-.son. who abandon.-,!, a truckload of liquor a' Mouliiiette. near Cornwall, about ten days ac >, was arretted In  Montit oI and brought to Alexandria ; for trial. 11" paid the tine. , I'.alph I. l'orsti-r. son of F. G. For-ster, chief inspector under tin- liquor ait.- in Alberta, :s now captain In the tank di\ i. ion ot the. Imperial ser-v'"-- Hi- or.ouot ion from second l.eii'enaiif to captain's rank was for biaveri1 at the i'.ii'I tit Hie present of-fctish'e and c.-ipt I'orster writes that he has !,, eh i:i action constantly since Antuif n He now is commander of four lank.-, each with a crew of nine men, and armed with two cannon and three m,o iiiue guns. The United States Secretary of tiie Navy praya _ for a sea fight. The "Gott" of the Kaiser will not answer the prayer. I do the Tery beat I know how-the very beat I can; and 1 mean to keep doing ao until the end. If the end deft ma out all right, what la said thing els,,, from view. Moving nlong, \\>: came to a break in the track The ! rails had been blown all about and a � great bol-� in th� earth hud taken ! their place. Then we n-all^ed that jwe were in a genuine, danger /one. I The track wo had travelled along only j an hour before had been broken by |a shell and likely as not another i  e i might drop as we moved along. Let ' me nay, we moved along, and at a ly gait, too. However shells lightning, whether you are fast or slow, oil may be Anyway wo got out of the. fely and reached paused more li: v.-ry 11 v* ale like moving struck, shell range "rescue da.' Major Ashton. of the Soldiers' Settlement Board, realizes the necessity for expropriating lam] held by speculators. If Rultablii locations aro to bo found for soldiers desiring to take up fanning. He haB Just returned from the Peace Ulver country and expresses i British batteiy boys banging away at the opinion that very little land la | the Hun, saw American lads, and lino, available thero within reasonable ills-� clean, vigorous fellows, they were, in tance from a railroad Major Ash-She reserve trenches. . and reached ton's investigation should satisfy tho . our automobile* and apparent safety. Dominion government that a policy of j Tho afternoon was well advanced so expropriation must be adopted. Hon. we hastened back to Boulogne. It Mr. ("aider's Btatomnnt at Winnipeg was our last day in France, and the indicates that the government thinks i Huns hiyl given us as u farewell a ao, tor ' real ozhibitios iiioir duviUry, Stealing out across No Man's Land without order.4. "Charley" Spencer, a wi-ll-knonn i' P It engineer on the Vancouver-North Bend division before Ihe war. climbed abo.ud a 'dead" German engine and, while the. enemy's -entries paced back and forth, thinking all was well, got steam up and gave the engine a few "kicks" baci allay suspicion. Th'.-ti he "ibiew her over," opened ihe throttle wide and steamed away in lb,- ilir.itlon of tlie British lines. He was well Inside "home" before the, surprised Germans realized what had happened. Spencer was a private at tin- time and was "penalized" by his I'll with u lieutenant's com-lr j mission. Tin- train he stole Included sixteen cars of ammunition and u number of heavy guns. His mother is .Mrs Trotighton, of Unman, near Victoria, B.C. Made with shape retsiti-ing qualities. Fashioned by skilled workmen. Designed by artists who create style. priced with moderation to give true value to wearer $25,$35,$40to$75. auv votm LADIES' BOOTS AT THE HUDSON'S BAY SHOE SALE men's models for all purposes: the lounge, the office, the travel. All needs fully provided for; materials and satisfaction assured. , LOUIS KEEL i LETHBR1DGE ALBERTA ;