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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 101R ihk lki mnmr.e daily hkmalu PAGE FIVE King of Belgians Is for a Complete Victory ON ITALIAN FRONT ROME, Oct. 24.-French forces today penetrated enemy positions, taking mope than 700 prisoner^, the Italian official statement says today. The attack was made at Monte Sizmol, on the Aslago plateau. , , STUBBORN RESISTANCE WITH THE ALLIED ARMIES IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM, Oct. 24.- (11 a.m.) - (By the Associated Press)-Hard fighting is in progress nil along tho front of the- British attack. The Germane everywhere are offering stubborn resistance. On the battlefront south of Valenciennes the night was marked by heavy artillery fire. The British gunners paid special attention to the roads in the rear of the German lines, which were crowded by eastbound traffic. The attack-was renewed at 4 o'clock this morning north and south of Valenciennes. All night long the British had been engaged in local fighting for good "jumping off" places. , Demands Complete Victory 1'aris. Ord. -4. - Tho Hliro'-i'; ;is in importance very far beyond what is riliown In Hie hiic haul of prisoner,-, and Kims. Tlioro was sharp fiKhtitii? at Hour-' ies before it was captured and alter Hiatal good deal of work has been doiui before the (jciiikids remaining in the liiwn were nil suildlied. As the (ier-inans retrealod, the.v ex)doded mine:, under roads and railways', but no m-oat. dnmate i\ u > done. Alsatian.i Taken .Many Aisatian-' have been caplur-: ed. A lar^e number of these expressed a desire to join ihe French army. � '-'ayinK the.v had been draped into the licrman army against their and desire more than anything lo fifiht the emperor's fore's. I Germany Still Boasts 1 Horliii, oh. lit. -On both banks of , tile Mouse Wednesday, says (be C,er-| man ollicial statement today, attacks were made by American troops on a wide front. All efforts were repul.'ed by the (iermalis. TheflDay's War Summary will else ON THE EBB AT MONTREAL. Montreal. Oct. 2 (.-�The Spanish in-lllienza epidemic was cote idereil today by tho members of the board of health to he rapidly on the decline. The deaths reported durinir ihe hour.- '. midnight and noon tod.ty were r,2 and new cases -li;2. WEVBURN HAS 'FLU. . i Uci;in-i. Oct. 21 - -KlRhty-nine new [illses of influetr.'.a were today repotted I to provincial health authorities. j In hit; from Weyburn. r A STRONG C.P.R. TE FOR the rlforous pro*r�mm� which Lord ShauRhBesejr recently Mated as planned by the Canadian Pacini for thx period �ft*r 'the war, tho Hoard of Director* hare Kclected to agsiat Mr. E. \V. Bentty. 4he new President, a team of "Vice-President* well known for their driving force �na exeotlta ability, nd particularly strong in th� oper-atlUR "sld. Grant Hall,'who Is Vice-,'Presldont wltU Jurisdiction o�or t lines, has been aptljr described as . "big man physically with a heart a* lb)g a*" his bojy." "(Irani," as he It jVncwn by the rank mid file �t th� ,rallway. Is a lavorito with everyone from tho trackwalker up. He Is a 'dtsrlpllnnrlati, but I is a. just disci-,i. ypllnarlan, and..' Is a matter of.com-* ;�ion knowledge thjil no matter In � .what position lio-may have occupied, �tnrn bo rose from' th* rnnica In thn old C.rand Trunk shops, and showed his ability In the olu C. P. R. shops �l Hochelaga, h* has always.made it � point to Investigate any complaint mads to htm by a man under hla control. W,j)tern�rf will tell of the time mhen ha nu In charge at Irevelslolce notni) tioieu ye*rs ago. and, when be worked nlgbt and day for a week lny. the most important stronghold fb-'endiriB Maubouge on the west In the same region they have crossed tin- natural barrier of the Kcnillmi river and rapidly are placing Vnlenclenne'' in a pocket. A|iparei�tly tho British are not. desirous of takitiK \'alenciennes by flRhtliiB � (lie Germans In "'o :vi' "tt crotnul' south and east of the oi . While lite. British are attacking north of the Sambre rana), and the Scheldt, the French lin.e ta.'ted an offensive south of the Olse. The Samhre Canal litis been crossed ea-t of Grande Verly and the French have juuititnfncd I their Ktilns agliftlHt f.troni; fj'imtiti counter attack". Between the Serre ;unl the Oise and further eM-t the French maintain their pressure and have; gained ground uoulh of Mont Comet. j In'antry fightim' has di-d down east of the Alstte in the region of Vouz-j ieres, the Germans having failed in strong efforts Tuesday and Wednesday to dislodge the French from important heights. On tho front west of the .Mouse, the Americans maintain tho important gains made Wednesday and are in a position lo force a German retirement on the ci-n'ro k'.v.l left of ill" lit' Wednesday's gains were, mostly on the extreme right toward the Argo::'e Tie- Americans have forced the Germans to abandon llriiulies. on the w>l the Metl.se. They are also fighting to tin; north of Kanthevllle and hold strong height positions; , Week"End Grocery Specials at "The Bay" GENERAL GROCERIES W.igslaffo'.- Pure Jam. Black. Currant, Q^ir per tin ................. t Weiliey's Pure Jam, QA-, I'eacli, Is, iter tin ...... UUC Lobster Past  9C/� (in ........... ...... LtOC Slieniff's .Marmalade, gCJ^ Glass Jar, 2s........... 55c Rolled Oats, Robin vioneA Meecli jire at Kiliuonto:i t.iday interviewing govitrnment uttn-'a!., on various mattors. They are n,,, public utilities cointui-.'ion re^i.r.ling the matter of permits ;er the i-su��ce or debentures for the filtration plant, and are interviewing the premier and others regarding tho matter of tax collection, upon which they have some new Ideas in connection with eollec-Hon of current taxes. BUSY BOMBING Paris, Oct. 24.-Tho nflU ial report dealing with aerial operations says: "On Oct. 22, nerlal observation was carried out by our pursuit machine-" behind the enemy front. In the course of these observations throe enemy machines were brought, down and two captive balloons wero burned. "At night, notwithstanding tho fog. our bombing machines dropped more than seven tons of projectile:, on the railway station at Llart, Hirson ami Lo Chosno. Our bombs caused a live jn the station nt Llart." CROP ESTIMATES Ottawa. Oct. 21.--A cablegram received today from the International Institute of Agriculture gives tho following crop estimates: Production of wheat. "10IS: Italy. 17t;,:i7L\OdO bushels, compared with i;'.7,t)l'J,btm ill l'.�17 anil 177,4ivj,nim the average of the five years l'.U:! to J it 1�'; Switzerland. 7.id'."."00 bushels, against 4,S5r>,000 in 11'17 ami a flvo years' av-erago of ;i,."ir>ti,ouO. Total production of wheat in Spain. Kngland and Wales, Italy, Switzerland. United States, In-din, Japan, F.gypt and Tunis, 1,7(17,-050,000 bushels, against l.lol,S7u,0U0 In 1!H7 and a live years' average of l,i>S7,8OO,0Oil bushels. Production of harloy In 191S: Italy, 9,VS6\000 bushels-, against 7,42",(}('(i in 11H7 and a five yoni'M' average of 0,420,000; total production in Spain, Kngland anil Wales, Scotland, Italy, United States, Japan, Kgypt and Tunis, 482.nSiS.0u0 bushels against 4tVt,-00,"i,000 In 1017, and a flvo yours' aver-ago of 4.",,M.|.0II0. Production of oats in 191S. Italy 38,. 907,000 bushels against ;il,345,odo in 10J7 and a five years 'average of 28,-81)3,000; Scotland 53,223,000 bushels against 10,084,00b and 42,449,000; total production of Spain, Knglnntl and Walos,~Itnly, United States and Tunis 1,784,140,000 ImsliclR against 1,803,-211,000 ami 1,847,720,000. WILSON'S NOTE DANISHES TEARS , London. Oct. 24.-The Pall Mull Gazette In discussing President Wilson's latest note to Ciorniuny, says tho four Unit President Wilson's deliberate method of dealing with tho (Jer-many overtures bo tokened a mitigation of tho allies' demands find the foregoing of their comulote victory would bo hanlKlied by tho concrete uiid inlloxlblo tonus of his rejoinder. PROMINENT B. C. MAN DEAD Victoria, Oct. 24.-Stephen Yanlley Wootton. one of tho host known barristers in llritish Columbia and formerly roglstrui'-gonenil of titles, for nearly 20 years, passed away yesterday, lie was born iu this city'In 18(11. The doeoased is! survived hy his widow, two daughters and cue sou, the latter on active service. THAT YOU MAY LEND ? Cail and See Our Stock. If Unable to Call, Phone 313. We Deliver the Goods. Just Received a New Shipment of Robin Hood Flour Canada Food License No. 8-29902 DEALING WITH STRIKERS W Some Resistance is Met-Hunsj Clinp to Canal Bank at Valenciennes i:\d to With the Canadian Army, Oct. 22. - ,' (Ily J. F. H. I.ivesay, t'anadi.m l're-ri Correspondent I-Our troop which occupy thn line of the Scheldt canal I Immediately north of Valenciennes, j have begun closing in on litis area j contained within the sharn bend til � , canal makes northwest of Comic. Wr are now only a few miles from the He>-pian boundary. Since wc: ovo'sed tho Canal do lu Sensee, south of Douai, many of our troops have marched over: Mi miles over almost impassable I roads and in miserable wcatV r. Today the sun was shining for tho llr-e '� time lu ten days. Despite bad wealh- j er our troops have been con-istr-mly ! cheerful, for in their progress tin > � have witnessed at last the fruits of I four years of lighting. They have j seen tens of thousands of l-Yeiich pen- 1 pie released from shivery and i'limcn- | i-ely valuable properly in the way of i otil mines and factorie.-ttio From Ii nut ion. Some Opposition ! Their advance recently ha , t'ol been i withott. opposition. Our aim has been to prevent the enemy getting away a' : leisure and we have trod on his heels j daily, our outposts feol'n.; their way ! along and driving In his iv.tr-gtiar Is. | Thus his main body ha-f net or been J more than four to six hou/s abend and wo have prevented his wrecking the country in hi* passage. Villages ate Intact, though sy.siemutic.iily suck: d> and looted, while dirt and stench lb" j 11 ii ii leaves behind him are indescriii- | able. Kvcrywhere he lias blown rail- } way and road bridges and left huge craters at. the corners of roads. Get Rations Regularly All this adds to the ditliculty of getting up transports and supplies, but the men have received their rations' regularly, thanks to the line exertions of the army service corps, while Canadian engineers, railway troops and labor battalions are working feverishly In restoration of communication*. This open wnvfare through it rolling country provides a maguiliceif. training for our troops, who are fast closing up the Hears of the recent lighting anil present u fresh and smart tippeur-unco. One or almost two battalions on each brigade front are engage.! In actual contact with the enemy, while the rest have a cliunce to tak.> things easy under pleasuilt conditions ot land untouched by war. The enemy is clinging obstinately to the right bank of the canal, no doubt, as n pivot for his retirement elsewhere, though our tilrniop report that tho city of Valenciennes itself Is evacuated, except for a few posts. Wo could outer It from whore wo are now, (irmly established on the cntml to tho north. ThiH position was stormed bv a Toronto battalion UiIb morning If we occuplotl tho city Uils world afford the enemy nn excuse for shellln;; ih� ttvn ulso. |'o still lij.tt, tho ri.'.ut bank of t;.o ernal southwest �-fur as Sliang and Thlunt, whore English troopR on the right flunk of the corps are meeting with strong resistance. Tho Canadian troops hold the ] lift hniik opposite this line, thus lorm-Ing the right flank for tho corps. Another unit is pushed around Valenciennes through Ueuvraignes to Ihe canal to tho north and Canadian troops are working thrqugh the Finest do Haismes iu tho direction of Comle. (The Hiltlsh ollicial statement today reports the capture of the entire Ituisntes forest). The Canadians are also closing down on tho canal ut Escaupton, whero a day or two may see our outpost battalions established on Belgian soil. The only complain^ our men havo is that they are gettlnp, perilously far away from tltelr leave base. They are beginning to turn their eyes toward Brussels ^nd Antwerp. Calgary, Oct. 24.-With the exception of the 25 men whose cases will be dealt with by the railway war adjustment board, all the striking Canadian Pacific railway freight handlers returned to work this morning. The cases of tht five men against whom proceedings were taken for going on a sympathetic strike come up for hearing In police court this morning. It is not yet known whether the cases will be dropped. suffering cats! give this man the gold medal T 1; Let folks step on your feet here-! after; wear .-hoes a size smaller If you like, for corns will never again send electric sparks of pdin through you. according to ibis Cincinnati authority.; He says that n few drops of a drug calk 1 free/.one. applied directly upon a tender, aching corn. Instantly re-| lieves soreness, and soon the entire, corn, root and all, lifts right out. | This drug is ,t sticky ether com-' pound, but dries at once ami simply j thrlvels up the corn without inflain-j ing or even irritating the surrounding; tissue. _ j It Is c'laimt d that ;t quarter of an; ounce of lreezone obtained at. any drug store will cost very little but Is sufficient to remove e\ery hard or tot corn or callus from one's fedt. Cut this out. especially if you are a woman lender who wears high heels.--Advt. Auction Sale of RAMS At Mantles' Feed Barn, Milk River, Alberta There will lie sold by auction, eight heticl of Rums, which are /old to be pure breed. On FRIDAY, Nov. 8th, 1918 Sale to Commence at 2 p.m. Orledgo & Co., said to be owners, Joseph Keenan who brought said stock to barn; Charges for detention. $144.00; advertising, $.�..r.C. EIGHT HEAD OF RAMS ISAAC MANTLE, Seller We Employ Only Master Craftsmen of the tailoring trade who take as much pride in making the finest clothes as you take in wearing them. We have \)T best all wool materials money can buy- - - T. C. Ridpath TAILOR TO MEN AND WOMEN 407 FIFTH STREET 8. PHONE 730 I VICTIM OF FLU'' Chicago, Oct. 24. - A. Stamford Whlto, chairman of tho Chicago Board of Trado, died today of pneumonia, superinduced by SpaulBh influenza". Ho jpas U7 yeat's ot agu \ Auction Sale * There Will Be Offered at the Farmer's Feed Barn Tuesday, October 29th AT 2.00 O'CLOCK SHARP THE FOLLOWING: 1 Registered French Draft Stallion, S years old, about 1700 lbs.; this in one of the host stook horses in the weBt. You may see his offspring ut Mr. Doily's, north of the Eight Mile lake; you may seo his colts at Mr. Vuselenik's, south ot Coaldale 'and you may see Itls colts at Mj\ Judd's, near Wilson's Siding. 1 Standard bred black driving borsef 6 years old, well broken for any one to drive and has no (ear ot any obstacles, tils horse also has a record of time: a mare, 4, years old, 1200 lbs.; 1 saddle horse, S years old, broke; 1 saddlo horse, 7 years old, broke; 1 sorrel gelding, 13 years old; 1 saddle and bridle;! registered Short' horn Durham Hull 3 years old; 2 fat cows; 1 fitter, 1 year old; $ milking cow. 1 TERM8 CASH GEO. P. PORTER, Auotloneer 16 16635?8? 7892?1 ;