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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1918 PAGE THREE THAT SON-IN-LAW OF PA'S By Wellington BY THE l�WISAVKEAUJO)i,-YA BONE-HEAD? AN'VOUPA^D SO BEANS O'tiXcoiW, Nursing Mission PURE FRESH MILK From tuberculoals-teated cows -Anyone requiring such milk for babies may do so daily. The mlllc is free to thoge who cannot,pay for it, and at cost to those who can. LT.MT,V.C.,TELtS OF ENEMY COWARDICE Former Lethbridge Man Interviewed By a Canadian Correspondent in London. (By Anne Merrill.) (London Corrospondent). "The thino I am always afraid of js that someone will find out liow afraid I am." This astonishing confession was made by Lieut. McKean, V.C., M.M., of Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge, while he was relating to me some of his wonderful experiences of the recent battle of Arras, as I sat by his hedildo today In the Prince of Wales hospital, Marylebono, London, where ho is recovering from a shrapnel wound in the log. It was Bpok�n very slowly, as though he was Just discovering the fact himself; and remembering this, It 1b all the more to his credit that he has on many occa.sions so magnl-(icently conquered tliat feeling of fear. Lieut. McKean had Ijeeh remarking how disgusting it was to see the Gernmii.�! running away as they had Ijecu doing In such large numbers, tlirougli sheer terror, and throwing down their weapons as they fled. It was inconceivable to him how Oiey could behave lllte that. He perfectly understood their sensation of fear-it was the showing that fear which counted against thera. He had to control his own fear by will power, he acltnowledged, and he felt lilte kicking a man who shivered and .shook when he was in danger. The nearest he had ever come to shooting anyone was once when he witnessed an officer Rhowing cowardic6 before his men. Such a man was totally unfit to lead' men and they could hardly be blamed for not following him, or refusing to obey orders, he maintained, "On the other hand, it was wonderful to see how men would follow you, if they saw, or thought, you were not afraid;" and Lieut. McKean smiled as he changed the word. By the way, it is only fair to state that Lieut. McKoan liad not the slightest idea ho was being inter- AUCTION SALE On the Old Hereford Ranch, northeast quarter Sec. 15, Twp. 5, Rge. 21. SEVEN IVIILE8 SOUTHWEST OF RAYMOND. 5 IVIILES SOUTHEAST OF WELLING, 6/2 MILES EAST OF MAGRATH, ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP 1 pure-bred, registered Shire mare, 1600 lbs., age 4 years; 1 pure bred, regi.stered Shire mare, 1400 lbs., age S years; 1 bay team matched geldings, 8 years old, 3300 lbs.; 1 bay mare, G years old. 1500 lbs.; 1 matched team black geldings, age 4 and 5 years, 2800 lbs.; 1 matched team bay mares, ages 6 and 4 years, 2800 lbs.; 1 matched team bay mares, ages 8 and G years, 2800 lbs.; 1 bay mare, 7 years old, IBOO lbs.; 1 grey mare, 5 years old, 1400 lbs.; 1 brown gelding, 4 years old, 1400 lbs.; 1 brown mare, 8 years old, 1200 lbs.; 1 grey mare, 7 years old, 1500 lbs.; 1 grey mare, 3 years old, 1250 lbs.; 1 l)ay gelding, 3 years old, 1200 lbs.; 1 brown mare, 4 years old, 1150 lbs.; 1 bay'mare, 10 years old, 1200 lbs.; 1 standard stallion, Lord Roberts, 3 years old; 1 bay mare, 3 years old, 1100 lbs.; 2 geldings, 2 years old; 1 pony; 10 young cows, 3 to 4 years old; 4 young cows with calves at foot; 4 yearling heifers; 3 yearling steers. 1 wagon and box; 1 single disc drill; 1 John Deere gang plow; 1 Cockshutt sullcy plow; 1 Success plow sulky; 2 hand plows; 1 grass and grain seeder; 1 democrat, 2 seats; 1 light buggy; 1 water tank; 4 disc harrows; 1 McCormick mower; 2 hay rakes; 1 wooden harrow, G sections; 1 lever harrow, 4 sections; 1 portable forge and blower; C sets of harness; 1 slip scraper; 1 poVer washer and engine; 1 refrigerator; 1 kitchen range; 1 gasoline stovo; 1 cupboard. TERIWS OF SALE.-25 per cent, casii, the balance 12 months' credit on furnishing approved Joint notes with 8 per cent, on all credit amotints or 8 per cent, off for cash on credit amounts. MARK H. BRIMHALL, Proprietor J. A. SMITH, Auctlonoer* CATTLE SALE ACTING UNDER INSTRUCTIONS FROM E.H. FOSTER THE UNDERSIGNED WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION- AT TAINTER & PORTEOUS SALE BARN, TABER, ON THURS. Oct. 24 THE FOLLOWING: 160 HEAD of CATTLE 40 Steers, 2 and 3 years old. 50 Cows; 43 Calves; 20 Yearlings. 8 Heifers, 2 years old. SALE AT 1.00 O'CLOCK TERMS CASH THESE CATTLE ARE ALL YOUNG AND ARE OF A HEREFORD AND SHORTHORN BREED. PARTIES WISHING TO INVEST IN CATTLE SHOULD NOT MISS THIS SALE. E. B. TAINTER, Clerk W. A. PORTEOUS, Auctio|i|eer viewed. I admit taking this unfair ad' vantage, calling upon him as "a visitor from I'Idmonton," my only defence bping tlie fear of scaring away every vestige of a "story" had he known the trutli.-A. M. Only One Left iJcKean, V.C., was scout officer for his battalion-^he iias always been a "scout," he said; Their objective was to take a certain viliagc on a certain morning at 8 o'clock, and the details leading up to that splendid teat I shall leave the historian to tell, that is, as much of it as the censor will let through. My very brief account will Jump from the time the barrage played beautifully upon the viilago during the advance, when a shell from enemy quarters fell among the little company, which Lieut. McKean found himself leading, and brought to earth everyone but himself. "I was the only one left, standing," he said, "as far as I could see." And though he too was wounded, he felt that that village had to bo taken, and he seemed to be the only one left to do the Job. And so, ignoring the bleeding wound, not even waiting to bandage it, ho collected a few oncoming men from the reinforcements-about ten in all- and with a "hurrah boys" they dashed forward into the streets of the place; but when they arrived in the village square, their numbers were reduced to three. Three Take Village Three to take a village crammed full of the enemy! Think of the sensation these three Canadians must have had as they stood in that little square.-A lieu tenant, a corporal and an Irish boy private! The village was full of Germans, said Lieut. McKean. Their heads were sticking out of every window.-There were Just the window frames left, all the glass being broken.-And the Huna were all armed. "They could have disposed of ub as easy as anything if they had stood their ground," declared Lieut. McKean. "It was miraculous they hadn't shot us. There was nothing to prevent them, unless it was that they believed there were hundreds more of us behind," and the wounded officer smiled at the recollection of the way he had deceived them by waving h/s arms and beckoning those Invisible hordes to come on! But few were the reinforcements. And few seemed necessary. Leaping from every door and window, wliich ever way seemed quickest, Heineys, large and small, young and old, scurried away like rats, in holy terror, and throwing away their guns and every other impediment as tliey fled along the previously shell-swept streets and lanes. Machine guns played on the retreating enemy and in every direction small parties hurried forward and cut them off and trapped them; so that altogether there were between four and five hundred prisoners hauled into the Canadian net by that one morning's operations. I recently saw McKean being in vested. He was A^C.eed at the same time as Capt. Carpenter of the Vin diciive. SAVE TREE LEAVES Valuable as Plant Food and Make Soil Retentive of Moisture The leaves that fall from forest and shade trees pontain valuable plant food. Rake up the leaves from the lawn, walks and roadways, but do not bum them. Make a compact heap by piling them up in one big pile. Stamp the pile down by treading on it with the feet. Wetting down with the hose will help to make it compact and prevent scattering, it will also hasten decay. Boards placed on top of the pile will keep the leaves from blowing about. Gather up the leaves every few days as they fall. By spring the pile will be well decayed and can be scattered over the surface of the garden before it is spaded. The leaves are valuable not only for the plant food they contain, but because they make the soil more retentive of moisture and keep it loose, so the tiny rootlets of the plants can peneti'ate the soil for greater distances In search of food and moisture, resulting In larger and finer vegetables or flowers. A dressing of lime may be given the soil this autumn. This can bo spaded under, leaving the surface rough until next spring, when the decayed leaves can be spread and turned under. If there is manure or decayed compost at hand spread and turn it under this autumn and in the spring turn und^r more. There Is very little garden soil that can be made too rich or have too much vegetable matter incorporated with It. The second spading of this land in the spring will put It in better mechanical condition. The best results in gardening can oaig obtained by effort. NAVY PLAYED A TlLUiPART ON BELGE COAS story Told By the Admiralty-Huns Sank Another Boat at Ostend. London, Oct. 21.-Tlie operations on the Belgian coast are descr'.bed in a thrilling narrative issued by the admiralty. There hnrt com,.^ a rumor froin up thq coast that l!); Germans had rcrtiuved their Iieav./ bntterieti with which ihe coast wns aruiod., but ir. the jfte;'Loon when .i roconnnis-!;ance wa;: n ade at the h^i.l oE West-deep, mile lifter mile of big Kuns awoke and blazed at tli9 slowly crav.-l-ing screen of smoke within which the ships had massed themselves. Shells of all calibres from six to U inch roared out from the coast and plunged into or burst upon ths sea and spat heaving fountains of water. Only one burst was near enougii to a ship to droif'fragments aboard lier and between the spouts tlie siuokemaking motor launches each dragged a swelling tail of vapor behind it, moved unhurried, the men leaning from the rails with landing nets, scooping up fish killed by the explosions. A Visit to Zeebrugge. In the evening, it was the turn of the coastal motor boats, the smallest of all. Theal function was to pay a visit to Zeebrugge where the old cross channel boat Brussels was reported lying and sink her where she lay. These boats, working up.'to the top speed, swung around in a curve that had the point of the mole with the lighthouse and searchlight for its centre and drove in toward the beach at Heyst,. Just east of .^-jebrugge. At 700 yards the hulk of the Brussels was visible, clean enough against the mole iu the moonlight with its two funnels standing against a big store shed. ~ . The airplanes had ceased flare-dropping and were bombing and to this accompaniment the first torpedoes were fired. The second torpedoes were then let go at 400 yards and the boats, bearing away seaward, heard and saw the bursts of tliree of them. Independent observation by an officer in tlie leading boat and by a torpedo specialist iu the last boat agree that one torpedo hit the target close to the stern. No boat was hit and there were' no casualties. Huns Block Channel. With the Allied Armjes in Belgium, Oct. 20.-(By the Associated Press.)- Before leaving Ostend .the .permans scuttled a large mail boat alongside the old Britisli warsfiip Vindictive, which was sunk in the channel there last May. They thus made doubly sure that the channel will be blocked for some time. \ when death enters your home that no funeral is too economical for us to sympathetically take charge of. � WE MANUFACTURE a special line of caskets, and as we do all the work ourselves this enables us to sell at a remarkably low price. Our FUNERAL PARL9RS are equipped with all modem conveniences. Come in and auk us more about them. MacKAY & MacKAY 803 Third Xve.' South Phone 1802 Lethbridge, Alta. Motor Equipment Iii.Hpeclion of the city shows that British shells did terrific damage to onemy military and naval cstablisli-ments, but did not harm tlio residential or business sections to any extent. The only money to bo found in O.stend and other liberated Belgian cities is German. Many of the small children, especially in Ostend, use German as their own language. The enemy apparently went out of his way to teach his tongue to these children. Baroness L. W'. Zoilner, of Xe\l York, has been interned at Knox ville, Tenn., for violation of hei parole. TO RENT TO RENT-Furnished rooms by day, week or month. Apply 319 5th Ave. S. 259-6 TO RENT-6-roomed house, 1324 ;-!rd Ave. North. Apply 505 11th St. South, Phone C02. 258-G TO REN'T-^Store to rent corner 4th Ave. and 11th St. South. Apply Ter- rill Floral Co._____2350 TO RENT-Good irrTgation~faFm"to' experienced irrigator. C. R. Daniel, Phone R115, City._____25,V0 STORAGE - We have storage' for about 4 carloads. Harris & Rossiter, Phone 1412. 25S-0 FOR SALE OR RENT-4 furnished rooms. Apply Room 17, Bryan block. 2S2-2 TO RENT-Large front furnished room, hot water heating, suitable for one or two men, use of phone. A.pply 641 8th St. S. 259-6 TO RENT-937 13th St. S. G rooms fully modem ?21.00 per month. Apply N. B. Peat & Co., Phono 570, 10 Mac-donald Block. 258-6 TO RENT-Storage space for all kinds of goods. Rates reasonable. Saunders Hay and Grain Co., 1221 2nd Avenue South. Phono 732. TO RENT-A modern house, freshly decorated, in 500 block, 12th St. A North. Apply D. S. Williamson, 322 9th St. South. 2n-�-0 TO RENT-The fully modem eight-roomed house a't 707 13th St. N., in first class condition. $25 a month. Apply R. B. Johnston, Phone 1314. 160-Ox TO RENT-Partly furnished or unfurnished house on south side, 3 bedrooms, fully modern, including .gas. Parties with small children neett not apply. Apply Box 75, Herald. E62-6 MR.- are you satisfied with your present living quarters? If not, go up to the "Y" today and see for yourself the benefits and privileges awaiting you there. The rates are low. Oor. 4th Ave.'and 10th St., S. Phone 547. P.O. Box 805 Phone 1619 INCREASE POSTAGE IN AUSTRALIA Melbourne, Saturday, Oct. 19.-Parliament iius passed a iiill increasing the postage on letters and newspaper packages by a half penny. The limo for closing the war loan has lieen extended to October 2S, to .satisfy many municipalities wliich'were desirous of making up their quotas. The French mls.sion, whicli has been touring Australia, lias gone to Tasmania, where it was given an enthusiastic welcome. 500 MEN WANTED TO LEARN Automobile Gas Trp.ctor Engineering, at ileniphiirs chain of government licensed motor schools. We teach you by actual practice to operate and repair automobiles, tractors and stationary engines. Our free employment office will help you choose a position as chauffeur, mechanic or tractor engineer at $5.00 to^ $10.00 per da.v. Wonderful demand for gasoline engineers. We also teach 0x0 welding and steam vulcanizing. Write or call for free catalogue. Attend the nearest branch to you. Day and evening classes now open. HE.MPHILL'S MOTOR SCHOOLS 220 Pacific Ave., Winnipeg. Branches at Lethbridge, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Regina, Calgary, Van-couver and Portland, Ore. S60-0 USE PREMIER COAL PHONE 545 110 FIFTH STREET S. 260-6 L. A. H. ROOSA Draying and Baggage Transfer We Meet All Trains, Day and Night. See Us at the Depot, or Phone 1869. Res. 922 2nd Ave. S. 256-6 THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contracting of nil kinds. Agents for the World Famous Delco Light Country wiring a specialty. 618 4th Avenue Box 334 Phone 735 DRAYING Of All Kinds WesternTransferCo. Limited ftfn/ .......... ie�4 320 Acres ADJOINING TOWN OF SKIFF .$l.ac down, balance halt crop. Best buy in district. CHAS. T. COUSINS SKIFF, ALTA. Tractor Repairs We specialize !n reborlng gas tractor cylinders, and fitting oversize pistons and rings. We have in stock at present oversize pistons for all popular makes of gas tractors. Ford Engmes Rebored NIVEN BROS. 216 1st Ave. S. Phone 1732 Freel & Elliott Sheet Metal Works Winter will soon be here and bring with it tlie cold weather. Have your furnaces overhauled by us. Expert work. Hot air furnace work a specialty. ' Phone 1713 330 Sixth St. 8. Lethbridge, Alta. CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS RITCHIE PATERSON AND COMPANY 5-6 Acadia Building ^ 612 Third Avenue (South) J Dr. A.T. Spankie M.D., CM. EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner 8th Ava and 2nd St. East, Calgary. Office Phone MZ848 Residence Phone M2077 Interne and House Surgeon. Manhattaa Eye, Ear; Nose and Throat Hospital, New York City, 1911-1914. Specialist to Calgary School Board NOTICE MILK RIVER VALLEY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 11 Description of Property List -of lands in the Milk River Valley Consolidated School District No. 11, of the Province of Alberta, to be sold for taxes as authorized by The School Assessment Ordinance: Total Fee Charges Arrears of Cost of Under Against Taxes Advert. Ordinance Each N. E. U of Sec. 24, Tp. 3, Rge. 13. W. 4th .. N. W. i-i of Sec. 23, Tp. 3, Rge. 13, W. 4th S. W. % of Sec. 22, Tp. 3, Rge. IS, W. 4th N. E. Vi of Sec. 32, Tp. 2, Rgo. 13, W. 4th All interests in N. W. Vi Sec. 33, Tp. 2, Parcel ? 46.24 52.00 .25 $ 48.49 46.24 2.00 .25 48.49 46.24 2.00 .25 48.49 116.04 2.00 .25 118.29 -116,04 2.00 .25 118.29 Notide is hereby given that unless tlie arrears of taxes and costs as shown in the above lists are sooner paid, I will on the sixteenth (16th) day of Nov. 1918, at the-'hour of two o'clock p.m. at the School House on the N. E. quarter of Section 2S-2-13, west 4th, proceed to soil the lands shown in the list in respect of which the said arrears and costs are payable. October 7th, 1918. I. B. BROCKHOUSE, Ad W. Treasurer. NEW AUTO TRACTOR SCHOOL NOW OPEN IN LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Men and Women-Here is your chance to learn the most important trade known. Our Students are taught by actual practice to operate and repair Autos, Tractors and Stationary Engines. Ladies-Here � is your chance to put your patriotism into practice. Hundreds of women now learning this work at other schools. Our Free employment department will assist you to choose employment. Wonderful demand for trained men and women. '" vve also teach oxo-weldlng. and steam vulcanizing. Call around and see the school, or write for Free catalogue, HEMPHILL MOTOR SCHOOL Palace Garage, Second Avenue Lethbridge, Alberta Branches at: Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Sa8katoon,Winhlpeg, Vancouver, B.C. and Portland, Ore.- �  260-0 SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIGHT CALLS, LETHDRIDGE HOTEL, PHONE 1324 COUNTRY TRIPS CLOSED,CAR DAY PHONE 1142 RES. PHONE 423 ROULTON'S TAXI Closed and Heated Car City and Country Trips Office Phone ____t....... 1206 RESIDENCE Phone ..... 1098 i'dOliMOiiitEiR^; if Plsas^ nohFy SecV Veterans' Club Phone 372 CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE NUMBER 2-018 AUCTIONEER Long experience in stock and farm machinery. Sales conducted in any part of Alberta. P.LAVALLEY COALDALE. ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Oowsley Land Agency, Lethbridge. Phone 1809 1714 ;