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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta t PAGE SIX THE LETKBB1DGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9. 1918 "BRINGING "> UP FATHER" By G. McManus A*V. �T LOOK*. ALTHOUGH T HONE" - VMM WOt THE MATTE*-Ol#�'T TOO f\AKR OP A EctfCOtE ,FEft ftPN* OOT I HAO A �GREAT EKOSE MADE OP- 0�O S>HE BELIEVE "YOU? 6he btb . if?- II BUJ *bME Hit ME BEFORE I HAD A CHANCE TO TELL HER- *tuLl The Sport Page IRVINE S. COBB WITH BASEBALL Soldiers, Like Players, Are Indifferent to Business at 1 - - Hand. ; Irvin S. Cobb has found the war a bewildering paradox. Things don't come off according to the pictures or preconceived ideas ol how the human mechanism will act under given conditions. In,sum, Mr. Cobb finds among the soldiers an unconscious indifference to war and its dangers." -Shelling a German trench or an aerial battle is all right, but AUTO TIRES OF ALL 8IZE8 > VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System re-treading * repairing By Experienced Workmen.. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repair*. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th 8t S. Opp. Elliaon Mill* STORAGE t a casual observer will feel,sure that when the ball player goes to nis berth at night he wifl balance Tils books and see how he stands in that which has been done. It must be the same in war. IL S. APPROVES League Will �Play in Major Parks During Week-Ends Next Year. Cleveland., Ohio, Oct. S.--The government has approved the plan of the national baseball federation to form a semi-professional league' to play in major league parks on Saturday's and Sundays during the coming season, it was announced here last night by Clayton Townes, Cleveland member of the executive commfttee of the federation, upou his return from Washington today. The league will be comprised of teams representing eight cities including Chicago Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburg, Cincinnati and Akron. The remaining two are yet to be selected. Each city will have at least two clubs, one remaining at home while the other is on the road. i Continued from Front Paob) GOLDIE PRODGERS WOUNDED Montreal, Oct. 8.-An echo of the ifamous 228th battalion team is found In the latest casualty lists, for among the lists is the name of Company-Sergt-Major "Goldie" Prodgers, of London, Ont., who was a member of that team and one of the best known professional hockey players in Canada. He has been in France with the railway, construction troops for the last 16 months. LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP Toronto, Oct. 8.-The Maitlands, new 'Canadian lacrosse association champions, are still awaiting word from Ottawa in connection with, their challenge to play for the eastern lacrosse championship. Manager Stephenson's team is ready to play at a day's notice. They are confident that they can take the measure of any team- in the east Gray Port Motor Cars Advance Rumely Engines Sharpies Cream Separators GIVE U8 A CALL ALLEN JACK 0PP08ITE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL PHONE 1544 On Thanksgiving Day, Oct. 14, the golf club la holding a competition, the entire ' proceeds from same to be given to the Red Cross. This competition is to b'e handicap match-play against bogey. Entrance fee 50c.,- ' Cards are being distributed among the members and every man is urged to buy his card now and thus "do his^bit" for the Golf Club Red Cross Fund. >Any player who has had no opportunity to purchase his card'can secure, same frornDr. W. P. Craig who is in charge of arrangements for this' competition, / "The prizes are a golf club (winner's choice) donated by the Consumers Hardware Co., and a practice parachute: ball donated by the Alberta Saddlery, Co. In addition to above'there will be'a special prize of two "Glory Dimples" for the best "selective nine" medal =3c USED CAR DEPARTMENT Elgin 3-Passenger Roadster, 1917. Mitchell Touring, 1917. Ford Roadster, 1914. Ford .Touring, Special Equipment, �B17. ford Touring, 1917. Maxwell Roadster, 1917. BUOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE H0U8E OF SERVICE" - > . > � O  �t# �,�0>�����4 and explosives. -A large number of guns have been captured by the British and Americans, in addition to the great number of prisoners, which continue to arrive at the cages. The American troops alone captured two complete field batteries and a battery of heavy artillery.-The Americans captured these guns Tuesday afternoon when they suddenly outflanked both ends of the valley south of Premont, capturing all the German guns there. German reinforcements have arrived, but as these troops have been engaged several times recently their presence merely adds to the confusion in the enemy ranks. Throughout Tuesday aud last night the British had complete control of the air. .  Roads, barracks,' missed troop9 and batteries behind the Ger-niaii lines all were targets for the busy air bombing airplanes. During the day. it was noticeable that German airplanes were seldom seen. The enemy machines that did venture forth . to places where they were not wanted were quickly engaged in aerial fighting, a considerable number of them being brought down. Confusion in Enemy Lines . There is great confusion within the enemy lines. On the front of the two" British armies engaged elements from no fewer than 29 enemy- division have been identified along the 20-mile fighting front. Such concentration of troops seems almost incredible until it is realized that same of these divisions have been engaged almost continuously since Aug. .8 and many are mere shadows of the old organi7a-tions^- -, � v The ground over which the great battle has been fought is covered with dead men and horses and many Germans are buried under tons of earth in collapsed dugouts. Only a few of the prisoners captured.had heard of the Austro-Gerhian plea for an armistice and their ideas on the subject were extremely hazy. From all sources, it is learned for a virtual certainty that no formidable wire barriers are ahead of the British and Americans until the Valenciennes line is reached and after that the line of the Meuse river. American forces drove forward to 'day on the east side of the Meuse and occupied' Charney. In company with the French, they captured the villages of Consenvoye, Brabant, Haumpnt and Beaiynont. They drove the enemy well beyond these townstend are pushing the enemy northward in a desperate fight. In todays' operations more than !!,-000 prisoners, were taken, of whom 1,600 were captured -by the French east of the Meuse. During the last few days over 4,000 prisoners have been captured by the French. Eighteen heavy mortars have been captured. French Official Paris, Oct. 0- Attempts by the'Germans to re-capture the positions Rained yesterday by the French north of the Ames were repulsed with heavy losses to the enemy. The text of the statement reads: "In the course of the night* in the region south and east of St. Quentin, the .French captured the stubbornly defended German positions between Harly and Neuville-St. Amaid and outflanked the latter village, on the north. "The artillery fire was very heavy south of the Oise and on the Suippe front. * "North of the Arnes, the Germans attempted to re-capture the ground we gained yesterday. They failed and suffered heavy losses. The number of prisoners taken in yesterday's fighting on the Arnes front exceeds 600." Getting Away From Verdun. Washington, Oct. D.-American and French'troops are steadily driving the enemy from the scene of the desperate struggles for Verdun, Gen. Pershing reported today in his communique for yesterday, announcing an advance on both sides of the Meuse and the capture of more than 3000 prisoners during the day. He also reported the capture" of Gornay against stubborn fighting in the continued advance in the Argonne forest. Captured German Defenses. Paris, Oct. 9.-French troops attacked last night south and east of St. Quentin, capturing the German defenses between Harly and Neuville-St. Amand and drove past the latter town fan the north, today's official statement by the war office announces. U.S. AND G.B. NAVAL Washington, Oct, 8.-Conferences between American naval officers and the British admiralty board, headed by Sir Eric Geddes, first lord of the ad miralty; which, arrived yesterday, be be careless. Carelessness with three and a Quarter drams of powder behind and one and one-eight ounces of shot is inviting "sure death." DON'T load your' gun until you are actually ready for business. At all other times it should be empty. Keep your finger off the trigger until you are looking down the barrel at your game. � -. DON'T use a cheap gun, as it is apt to explode when the heavy charge is used. DON'T borrow a doff or gun or loan cither. I DON'T rest on the muzzle of your gun. , ' '. � DON'T-violate- the game laws. It is not only criminal but sometimes very costly. DON'T "hog" all the game. Leave some for the nr-xt fellow., ' DON'T-rest the muzzle of your gun on the ground. A gdh miizzle clogr ged with dirt or mud7 is a dangerous p-^posltion. Amsterdam,* Oct. 8.-Former King Ferdinand mf Bulgaria, accompanied by Prince Cyril, .his second son, two Bulgarian generajs' and a -large suite, .has parsed through Budapest to his estate at Erenthail, -lower Austria, says a Budapest dispatch... to? the Cologne Gazette. In his jourjJsy^th.rbugb,- Hungary the ex-kiijg alighted gnly at the station of Ordka. Ferdinapd's former stately appearance had undergone a change'through the stress of recent events -and he walked sadly up and down the platform leaning heavily on his stick.' Some time ago it was announced 05 the American consul for this district? that Americans within the ages of 19 and 4.4, both inclusive, must register with .the Canadian registrar.of tho district within which they reside. This announcement caused a great deal .of. confusion as it was not known what registrar was meant. Now. however, it is explained that the military registrar is the person, which, in Alberta means Major J. M. Carson, Calgary. The following is the .announcement: "Male citizens of the United States living in Canada of ages 21-30, both inclusive, must register by registered post with, the Registrar under the Military Service Act of the district in which they live; during the ten days next.following September 2Sth, 1918; and such* citizens of the ages 19. 20 and 31-14, iboth inclusive, must so rog-. ister during the ten days next following October 12th, 1918. It must be emphasized that this includes Americans living in Canada of the above a'geSi married and single, and includes also all those who have secured diplomatic exemption or have registered with an American consul, or have registered for military service in the United States. - "Registration letters may, be: hand-, ed to local Postmasters for despatch to the proper Registrar, under the Milifery Service Act." Must Apply to Registrars and Fill out Questionnaire to Be Supplied. , A very Important announcement af-.fecting farmers exomptions lias been issued by the military service branch. It will be remembered that the boards of review during the summer allowed many farmers exemption till Nov, 1, after which date it would be npco3;>:iry once more to review thoir cases; Fur. ther exemptions to these men will now depend on their answora to questionnaires which will bo sent out to such of these' men as apply for them. Following is the order:  "All members of class 1 possessing exemption as fnrmors which is expiring and who wish to remain exempt should communicate with' the registrars under the M.S.A.,.oC their respective districts, requesting an extension in time of such exemption. Questionnaires will thereupon be issued to theso men by the Registrar and they will receive further oxeinption .upon furnishing satisfactory proof that Ihoy are contributing sufficiently to Ilia National Food Supply. "In order to facilitate productive employment during the winter months men exempted as farmers should ap. ply to the registrars for permits ifl/ engage for the winter in some ocbupa/ tiou of national interest ,such as lumbering, munition work, etc. Such permits will serve (o enable exempted farmers to pursue other useful occu� pations for tho months during which farming operations .cannot be carrieJ on;" / . ' These,' furthor exemptions, the Uqr aid understands, will be for a period of six months, when it is likaly appll cation will again have to be made. , The extension, of the exemption will in each case depend on whether it if justified by the applicant's proilua tion in the past season. Fi JUDGMENT IN WESTERN CASES Ottawa�'Oct. 8.VJudgment was given in the supreme court this morning in the following western cases :,. , Mutual Life' Insurance versus Douglass: Appeal allowed with costs. Schofleld versus Emerson; Appeal allowed with costs. Davis, J. dissenting, '� �� A new ruling affecting the export of oats, barley an'<\ flax to United States in farmers' vehicles has bees made by the Customs department tit follows: 7 Until otherwise ordered,. notwithstanding instructions under Memo! 2172-B. 2206-B, and ."2225-B, Customs of ficers on tlje frontier in theprovincos of Manitoba; .Saskatchewan : and Alberta may permit pats, barley and flai to be exported" to