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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER �, 19IB THE LETHBRtDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE Great Trap Closing On Huns In West Britlsh-HeadqUacters in�Franoe, Oct. 9.-Yesterday's victory yield ed . the allies, besides prisoners, 60 square miles of territory and a great haul of field guno, trench mortars and machine guns. Moreover, Important tactical results were achieved. The enemy has been thrust back into the open country beyond any' continuous defense works. The. heavy counter-attack from the- direction of Avion resulted in^flrst hand-to-hand fighting. The enemy's numerical superiority compelled us at first to give ground. The rfaval division took the _strorrgly fortified village of Niergnes, capturing many prisoners. THE TRAP IS CLOSING The allies are now In ttfe open country on the Cambral-St. Quen-tin front and are threatening Bo-bain, an important junction of roads and railways, the Americans last night having pushed within two miles of that plate. Once master of Bohain, the allies, should they push toward , Guise, would take in the rear not only the Laon-St. Gobain massif, but the positions along the river Serre, dubbed by/the Germans the Hund-Ing line, which joins at, Chaumont1" Porcien the Brunhilde line running along the Aisne, The other arm of the trap which is closing relentlessly on the Germans, that operated by Gen. Gou-rard, has also secured important results in the teeth-of desperate resistance.' While Instead of attacking the support line frontally, Gen. Gouraud Is turning It by marching on Gunivflle and has arrived close to the former place. Consequently, there is every probability of his reaching the Brun-  PERFECTION OIL HEATER WEEK Oct. 12 to Oct. 19 Dealers in all parts of Canada have arranged to give special demonstrations- of Perfection Oil Heaters beginning next Saturday. , ' ; Stop at one of the many stores with Perfection Oil' Heater" display windows and get better acquainted with this economical, handy, home-heating device that burns Royalite Coal OiT and ' gets all the heat from every drop. , Ask your^dealcr about Perfection Oil Heater convenienccand economy. Have him light a Perfection Oil Heater; note how it instantly heats up and see how handsome and well made it is. sv. The cold days 'will soon be ,,e'c- Make sure of your '"Comfort-assurance" by ordering your Perfection Oil Heater next week, i , f IMPERIAL OIL LIMITED BRANCHES JN ALL CITIES For Sale by Dealers Everywhere PERFECTION OIL HEATERS SAVE THE DOMINION'S COAL, Look for the ThangeTrad&Mark SOCIAL CLUB DANCES KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS HALL season: 1918-1919 SATURDAY night da.NCES will BE held in the K.P. hall EVERY SATURDAY EVENING from 9.00 till 12, commencing saturday, october 12 the best music in the city '"' good floor good"time for all Admission: Gents $1.00, Ladies Free, Plus War Tax-, 5 Cents VETERANS HALF-PRICE 1 AUCTION SALES HADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS TENTH 6TREET SOUTH FRIDAY Next, Oct. 11th ' AT 2:00 PROMPT THERE WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE, A CONSIGNMENT OF FURNITURE -Including: Handsome dining suite In turned oak comprising dining chairs, round extension table juid buffet; set of. fumed oak dining chairs leather seated; plain fumed oak rocker; two fumed' oak rockers, leather upholstering; Dryad cane lounge chair; extension dining table; dresser's and washstaVids;, BR^SS BED AND COIL SPRING; kitchen cupboard with double/ glass doors; child's cot and mattress; 4-0 coil Spring; kitchen cabinet; 2 drop leaf tables;; kitchen tables and "chairs; refrigerator; MI8SION OAK 'HALL BENCH: occasional tables; GOOD CARPET SQUARE, 9x10; another one 9x9; "RIVAL GOOD CHEER" RANGE with water front; STEWART RANGE with gas fittings; -1-hdle cook stove; go-cart; wash tub; wash boilers; toilet set and quantity BED LINEN- heets, pillow slips, etc. , TWO O'CLOCK PROMPT PLEASE ^ TERMS CASH - .' PHONES 770-469 "WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE" AND ON SATURDAY * specific end. "But I cannot dey that this basis requires in many details a/modification of the political ends which thus far have directed public opinion. Nevertheless, I hope this assembly will ap-^ prove of the new step leading to an epoch in which the great peoples of thfe world will decide their own future. "A response not taking into account our disposition would show a will to destroy us and would meet from the central powers inflexible resolution."  The chamber then began a discussion of urgent motions concerning the food situation and interior questions. v "Yanks" Satisfied , With the American Forces in France, Oct. !).-President Wilson's reply to the German peace .proposals reached the rear lines of the American army this mornings It had been eagerly awaited, its possible character having been widely discussed. The general tone of the rank arid file comment was a quiet satisfaction that no armistice would be granted while the enemy troops were on allied soil. Paris Satisfied Paris, Oct. 9.-^President Wilson's reply to the German peace note was published in the noon editions of the1 newspapers today and was greeted with general satisfaction and expression of approval throughout Paris. "The note could not be improved upon; --si�J�stitute Paris for* Washington ~as the date line and the reply might have been dictated here," is an epitome of French opinion as indicated by the popular- reception of. the presidential document. Paris was on its way to-lunch when the newspapers containing the note came out and the people literally fougn.t~.for copies of the edition. The note was reproduced in these journals in heavy black type under big headlines. Dutch May Intercede 1 s /Amsterdam. Octv 9.-Referring to an extraordinary session of the Dutch cabinet wliicii has been held the Han-dels>blatt says it is very persistently rumored that the government is considering offering its services to both the belligerents \vJ*~� a view to reaching an agreement. ' Jfo confirmation of'this was obtainable at the Dutch foreign, office. Labor Opposes Peace  Seattle, Oct. 9.-Led by the American trade union movement, organized labor of the allied nations will sternly oppose any peace plan that does not contemplate' the entlro destruction of the German military machine and its power over the German workers. This is the pertinent summing up of .the war aims and tJeaoe; objectives of American labor made -by William Short, of Seattle, prosident. of the Washington state federation of labor,' commenting upon the importance of recent action of the interallied labor conference in London In accepting President- ^Vilson's war program as its own. . \ , AT THE MAJESTIC PRES. MOORE SPEAKS Ottawa, Oat. S.-Tom Moore, the new president of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada, today issued the following statement on the peace proposal: ,, "Our desires to�establish peace for the living must not allow us to accept a peace that would betray the dead or leave the possibility of the unborn generations being again engulfed in such a world cataclysm. "Such a peace it would be if entered into with the junkers and military caste of Germany, with their love of-war and praise of militarism still on their lips." U. S. Labor's Attitude New York, Oct. 8.-The attitude of the American Federation of Labor to- No FHendTJ Like The Old Friends From girlhood through middle Hie and right along to old age Chamberlain's Tablets are woman's best friend-seed the nerves, aid digestion, stop headaches, keep the blood rich and assure good health federally. Try 'them. 25c. � battle Drucciiti and Dealer! or by mail, CaunktthhsMfcaNCa.. font*., be made, for Belgium has first claim on Germany's resources for the unspeakable outrages she has suffered. -The Morning Post says that the indemnity for Belgium should be made as heavy as possible and t ermany made to-feel the weight, of her transgressions by the necessity of paying for them. The Post afso suggests a war indemnity which includes handing over to the allies merchant ships which Germany has been building. Th,e Daily Mail demands that Germany should be punished with the ut- GRAHAM WAFERS Crisp, golden-brown squares of nourishment. SomMor Biscuit A most appetizingly flavored Soda Biscuit-salted or plain-in triple -sealed packages. North West Biscuit Co. Edmonton Retina UNITED Saskatoon Calgary , Vancouver Canada' food board license No. 11-482 Why Blame the Good for the Bad? ECAUSE thin, skim milk "tfill not nourish a baby; Kas nothing to do VJith milk fresh from a regiitered cow. BECAUSE some coffee develops a bitter tang-and is not satisfactory-has nothing to do fJith SEAL BRAND COFFEE "Seal Brand" coffee that has been selected from the world's � best plantations by" coffee experts, roasted and blended by* those who hm)e gWen a lifetime to the study of coffee. If S�ou like a cup of GOOD Coffee, tn? "Seal Brartd". In li.l and 2 pound tini-in the betn, ground, or fine ground for percolators. If/you want l� ijnoio the true secret 0/ a delicious cup of coffee, write for our booklet. �'PERFECTCOFFEE -PERFECTLY MADE". ,98 CHASE ft SANBORN, MONTREAL CHAMBERLAIN'S . TABLETS . HELPING THE WOUNDED ; Our Canadian nurses arc needed "over there" .now as never before. This is the time to learn how to take care of the wounded, the sick-or any emergency. You can learn a great deal by obtaining the "Medical Aaviscr'y from ;yo,ur nearest? 'druggist, a Book of 1,000 pages, bound'in cloth, containing chap-.ters on First Aid, Bandaging, Anatomy, Hy-v giene, Marriage, Mother and Babe; or Bend 50c to Dr. Pierce, Courtwright St., Bridgeburg, Ont. Thousands of women in Canada have overcome their lufferinKs, and Have been cured of woman's ills by Dr. Pteroe'afavorite Prescription. Fainting spells, chills or creat pain at regular or irregular intervals should be corrected, and every I woman who suffers from backaobav hcadnche, I nervousness,' should talce this ''Prescription" of Dr. Pierce's. Send teiroerite for trial package to Dr. Pierce's Invalids1 Hotel, Buffalo, N. \ , or brivnch, Hridgcburgv Ont;, or-write^tor free con-\ fidential medical advice. ^. - - * Toronto, Ont.-"As a tonic and builder I can hf|hly" recommend Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription to tired and' run-down women. I -am the mother of TONIGHT AND TOMORROW* PARAMOUNT FEATURE Charles Ray in "The Family Skeleton" ALSO "LATEST WAR GAZETTE" TWO-REEL KEYSTONE COMEDY WHEN THE NEW THEATRE opens its doors some tirhe next, week, here are some of. the comforts, conveniences and features you will find: , LADIES' WAITING ROOM with toilets, matron and sanitary conveniences. SPLENDID ORCHESTRA 'which will render the latest and best'musical selections. PERFECT PROJECTION accomplished by the use of two brand new picture machines and the new Belgian Mirror Screen. WORLD'S GREATEST PICTURES with the foremost stars and productions of the day. COMPLETE CHECKING SYSTEM \ whereby you may check free 7\C charge anything; from your hufr^ and coat to, your automobile. Majestic tfceatre patrons, on Friday and Saturday evenings'- and Saturday matinee of tjiis week will have an opportunity of seeing .the neW song- play "My Irish Cinderella," the play that has been acclaimed by critics to be a worthy successor to , "fig O' My Heart" Rich in broad humor, scintillating with sparkling comedy, and enriched "with"- musical numbers', "My 'Irish' Cinderella" -wilL prove a'source pi 'delight fo those who se'o it at the Majsfjlc,- - eight children and have frequently had need of utn a tonic hut did nob know what to take upti! my sister gavo me in me of the 'Favorite IVefwiption* which " " If" aUe hcrfiplf had found to be pood. -It was ' exactly the topic my - Bya^em required and 1 trie bottle did'wonder* for*m�, �o I take pleasure in �� Hl!.n� othera. hopioc th�t'they will Rive the 'Pre-1 riplion' a trial jiitd.hn%w�ftt�d jutt as I havo^ her./'-Mrs. JBlizctbsth Taj/tor. 2&i Ontario St. MAJESTIC FRIDAY-SATURDAY AND SATURDAY MATINEE THIS WEEK The New Song Play With DAISY CARL-ETON j as "Peg," and a Magnificent Supporting Company of New York Players. -v Sumptuous, Scenic Production Prices: Nights ... 1.00, 7SCj_50c Saturday Matinee ..... ,50c, 25c �Ma~HB~~a~~~~~~a~W~HKi COMFORTABLE SEATS with plenty of '(knee-room" for the longest mau in captivity. CLEAN SURROUNDINGS Everything spotlessly clean front floor to ceiling. COURTEOUS , ATTENDANTS who wiy smilingly attend to your every jvaat. , BEAUTIFUL FLORAL EFFECTS throughout the auditorium; flowers in profusion, AND EVERYTHING, BRIGHT, CLEAN AND COSY, in keeping with the motto of the management- "The Brightest SjSot In Lethbrldge." ' CMPRESC June Cappice 'A Small Town Girl, 1 J fotfAY'AND U m*\-' TOMORROW ^\ Also Latest Official Gtu/ernmsnt! Review; Also L-KO Comedy. Cominj Friday' r and -Saturday-FLORENCE REED IN "TODAY." --"-'j ' m ;