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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1�1S PAGE FIVE Big Parade Will Have New and Novel Stunts Further details of tlie big Victory Loan parade to open the campaign on Monday, were dlscusaed at a meeting of thoJiotary Clnb and loan com-mlttoes last night, and the parade will provide a smtiBhlng opening for tlio cnrapalgn. Tho parivde is .to he a walking par-t\i\a, to Hlart at 10:30, and will furnish �omo surprises In the way of novelties and stunts. Trust the Rotary Club for that. They ar�f'a bunch of bright boys when it comes to thinking up iileas along these lines, and the Victory Loan parade W"l he the best that can be pulled off. The captains are getting busy today organizing tlieiv canvassers and districts. The captains meet each night at headquarters in the Southard Block. SOLOIERS ON LEAVE ARE NOT TO RETURN Washington, Oct. 22.-It was learned today that a private dispatch from tiorinany has been published in Copenhagen newspapers, stating that -the troops on leave are receiving secret orders not to return to the front and that to this extent demobilization has begun. Military meii hero, however, regard it as Inconcelvablo that such orders would be given while desperate efforts are 'being nuade to hold the American and allied troops at bay at certain points on the western front. THINK IT SATISFACTORY London, Oct, 22.-The German pre.s.s generally considered the reply to President Wilson satisfactory and a good basis tor further negotiations. HIRST'S STOPS THE PAIN-AND ACTS QUICKLY iHtnl^^Z "'"^"^ tEMKPy CO.. Hamilton. r,n.,.. Excellent Wherever Extra'^^th Is Needed Perfection Oil Heaters are ideal for the sick room or any other place in the house where extra heat is needed. They furnish smokeless, odorless warmth the instant they are lighted. They do away with the dirty ash pan, coa! hod litter-can be readily carried from room to room - are easily cleaned, filled and lighted-and give 10 hours of inexpensive warmth from each gallon of Royalite Coa! Oil. Perfection Oil Heaters are handsome, well finished and durable. They return their cost many times over before wearing out. ' At hardware and general stores everywhere. IMPERIAL OIL LIMITED BRANCHES IN AIX CITIES PERFECTION OIL HEATERS SAVE THE DOMINION'S COAL ''A _ look hr the Sending Money to Soldiers Those who have friends or relatives at the front, may wish tojsend money, but possibly do not know the best way to do so. If time permits, the safest' and most convenient method of making remittances abroad is the Bank Money Order or Draft, as issued by The Merchants Bank. If, however, it is necessary to send money without delay, the Bank will arrange thia by Cable Transfer. TH? MCRCHANTS BANK Head Office :iyiontreal. OF CANADA. Established 1864. LETHBRroCE BRANCH, . . R. J. DINNING, Manager. MONARCH BRANCH, . V. A. EBERLY, Aotinn outflanked in Belgium, where the Scheldt river has been crossed and :-(iiiih of Le Gateau. Avhere the British and Americans appear to have fouglii iheir way through all obstructions. Field Marsha! li;r::-�'s iiieii are within t.v.-o luiles o'' Vab^nciennes and (he Germans are expcried (o abandon that city very (lulckly. Robertson Announces a Basis Has Been Reached-Strikers Reinstated. Caleary, Oct. 22.-George W. Eastty, international representative of the freight handlers' union, announced at 2:30 this afternoon the freight handlers' strike at Calgary and other points on the Canadian Pacific nystem had been officially cal!:5d off. The terms agreed to by both parties are those which were suggested by Senator Gideon Robertson and iiave already been fully/reportsd. Otta"v\-a, Oct. 22.- Senaior tlideon Robertson stated at noon today that a basis of settlement of the Canadian Pacific railway freight liandlers' strike at ("Jalgary and other western points had practically been arrived at. The basis of the agreement I is that all the strikers in tlio west will be re-Instated, with tho exception of 2.5% at Calgary. The cases of these men. as well as other matters in dispute will be dealt with by the railway war adjustment board. He expects to receive a final telegram from Calgary announcing that the strike has been declared off. FLU' INCREASE IN N. Y. Xev.- Vork, Oct. ^2.-Tlie Spanisli influenza, epidemic, declared by health authorities to be ".slowly burning ilsoU" out," took a slight upward turn during tlie past 24 hours, with an increase of 27S new cases. The total was '.i.ZiO. while ileaths numbering 471, were 81 lewer than yesterday. Pneumonia extended It.s ravage, with ri2 new cases and deaths, botli exceeding the figures of the pi'evious day. Grocery Specials At "The Bay" For WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY Chili Saucf^ best qual- OC^ ily. S 07... per bottle ... iCiOC Corn Flakes, Dominion, I O _ per pkt................. XCiC Tomato Soup, :i tins 3Q(* Soda Bisculls, (bulk), 2 lbs. for .............. Brooms, 4 siring, q/icli .................. Lobster in tins, Us .................... J/26, each ............... Pineapple. Grated, Sun-lust brand, tin ......... Carnation .Milk, small size, G tins for .......... 35c 65c 19c ... 33c 33c 46c Phone 313 1.00 25c 30c 55c 75c 25c 25c 10c We Deliver the Goods i>arge size, fi tins for ................... Olives, ManzauilUi stuffed, bottle ......... Gold Soap, 4 for ................... I/ennox Soap, 10 for................... P. & G. Naptha Soap, in cakes for ........... Hand Castile, 6 for ................... I>ux Soap Flakes, 2 for .................. Old Dutch Cleanser, per tin ................. Allies Pause In Big Rush HUNS HOPE PERSHING TO SUPERCEDE FOCH Paris, Oct. 22.-(Havas.)-The Germans are hoping by their discussions of an armistice to substitute Gen. Pershing for Marshal Foch as the military leader who w.MI state the termo, the Petit Journal says. This newspaper adds that it is sufficient to point out that President Wilson has been a warm partisan of unified command. It remarks that only tb; supreme commander has the right to lay down the conditions of an armistice. NURIGSMIS T ALIIES London, Oct. 22.-Thirty-six tanks-one battalion-save at least lOOO casualties every day they are in action. Tha British war expert who made this statement while discussing the present allied offensive, continued: "\Ye have used in the fighting to date only a fraction' of the men the enemy, had been accustomed to employ on similar offensives, and we have made up the difference largely with tanks. Since the ultimate victory will fall to the side with the biggest reserves, the more tanks we have, the more assured our vietory. Tank makers are as much in thia fight as their brothers in Prance. "Similarly, the move numerous the tanks, the less risk of their belug knocked out."- PEMIERS10 CONFER victoria, Oct. 22.-Sir 'Robert Borden has wired Premier Oliver that it Is his Intention to hold a conference of provincial premiers before Nov. 15, next. With the Allied Armies in Belgium, Oct. 22.- (By the Associated Press).- The genera! Hltuatlon'in Belgium this morning seemed to be that on most of the front the allied armies haa reached a period of pause which is Inevitable when rapid advances have been I made. German resistance stiffened 1 appreciably during the night, espoci-lally along the Scheldt river. ! On the front ot the British 4lh army, M'llh which the Americans are fighting, the night was quiet and tlie  situation is unchanged in the Valenci-I ennes-b3 Cateau area. ; Fighting is in progress here and I there along tho allied lirfe north of Valenciennes for the purpose of straightening out the front and to consolidate positions. Between Tournai and Valenciennes the British continue their progress toward the Scheldt On the front of both the 3rd and 4th armies high velocity guns and other j artillery are active. German machine guns on the eastern hank of the Harpies river, which had been causing considerable trouble, have been put out of action. Huns Say Yanks Falied Berlin, Oct. 22.-(Via London). - American attacks Monday north of Somnierance and on a wide front on both sides ot BanthevjUe broke down, according to the official statement from German general headquarters today. , COMPEL THEM Ottawa, Oct. 22.-Action has been taken by the government to require' newsprint manufacturers to comply with the order of Commissioner Prin-gle, dated Aug. C, 191S. WILSON DISCUSSED IT Washington, Oct. 22.-Preuident Wilson discussed the wireless version o� the German note at length with his advisors at today's cabinet meeting. SUPREME COURT VACANCY Ottawa, Oct. 22.--The vacancy on the supreme court bench will probably bo,filled'by the cabinet council this aftiirnoon. }t is claimed 'tho name has been prominently mentioned of'Hon. L. P. Pelletler. who is at present a judge of the King's bench. There appears to he some doubt, however, whether ,ludge Pelletler cares to return to Ottawa. The name of Eugene bafieur^ K.C., of Montreal, is also .suggested in regard to the vacancy. HARDWELL MENTIONED Ottawa, Oct. 22.-The name of Mr. James Hardwell, chief traffic officer of the railway board, is mentioned in connection with the two existing vacancies on tho board due to the expiration of the terms of office ot Commissioners Scott and McLenn, who have not as yet been re-appolnted. ? : : lost their lives in the sinking ? of the American steamer Tl- brought the total loss of life to ? 21H, the navy having previously era by the enemy BUbmurine v . th�t jent tho vesaol down. : ? ? : : : : ? * �:- ? ? : : : c Edmonton. Oct. 22.-In view of the great scrarcity of nurses and medical men v/ho are available in the province at the present, the provincial board of health � wishes to strongly urge upon every community the necessity of or.ganizing at once a nursing system, since they realize that by this means only anything like a satisfactory resu'.l can be obtained. Local boards of iiealth are requested to immediately work out some system, the details ot which may be arranged by themselves to suit their particular needs. It is recommended (hat any trained nurses that may be in tho community shouW be retained by tho board and held to do only visiting ] nursing. T'nder her should be.placed voluntary v.orkers of every available kind. If necessary districts may be arranged. With some one in charge and co-operation in each district much may be acconipli.shcd. A small note book mi.ght be provided in each house v,-here illness is iiresenf. The nurse after finding the attention necessary might leave instructions for voluntary workers. It might he necessary to provide cars to carry the nurses on their rounds. It is particularly requested that consldilration bo shown nur.^os and woikers by those among whom' they worl; since a nurse is in . groat danger of contracting the disease and It slie should become ill it may be impossible to replace her. Is Increasing Influenza is increasirtg throughout the province and urgent appeals for nurses are being received by tho provincial board of health each day. One small community ha.s called for no less than six nurses at once. The total number ccf trained nurses that have so far volunteered their services to the provincial board of health is about twenty-five. It can be readily appreciated that something in the way of systematic nursing must be started at once in these places. fOR YOUR HOMEY. If you paid $1 for a can of milk and proved it to be three-quarters water, would you be satisfied ? If you paid the price for a silk sweater coat and found it nine-tenths cotton, wouldn't you complain ? The makers of Zam-Buk believe you should buy your medicine as critically and carefully as you buy food and clothing. When you buy Zam-Buk you get a remedy that is 100 7o medicine-not a small proper-tion medicine and the balance animal fat! See the advantage? Again, animal fats won't keep for very Ipng; yet how often do you need to use a whole box of ointment right away ? Zam-Buk's absolute freedom from animal fat prevents its turning rancid. It ^v'ill keep for months and yet retain all its medicinal powers. These are but two of the many reasons why Zam-Buk is the most widely used balm. It has been proved best for all sores, eczema, bad legs, ulcers, abscesses, scalp sores, boils, pimples, ringworm, blood-poisoning, piles, burns, scalds, cuts, stiff neck and rheumatism. SOc. box, 3 for $1.25. All dealers or Zam-Buk Co., Toronto. Send tl*is advertisement and Ic. stamp (for return postage) and FREE TRIAL BOX will be sent you. Toronto, Oct. 22.-A special cable to the Mail and Empire says: "According to private news received here from Germany,, says a.Chrlstlanla dispatch dated Saturday, to the Morning Post, the Q�rman : empororiiis. suffering from a serl&us m.eintal diseace and the kaiser afl*r r�c�a^ events i� bopo m inB*�ifcibr** � b*<�\<�rt�ij