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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1918 am LKI iriRTDGE OAFLY HVM.\TA3 PAGE FIVE I King of Belgians Is for a Complete Victory ONrlTALIAN FRONT ROME, Oct. 24.-French forces today penetrated enemy positions, taking mope than 700 prisoner, the rtallan official statement says today. The attack was made at Monte Sizmol, on the Aslago plateau. / , STUBBORN RESISTANCE WITK THe/aLLIEO ARMIES IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM, Oct. 24.-(11 a.m.)-(By the Associated Press)-Hard fighting is in progress all along the front of the^ British attack. The Germans everywhere are ofjering stubborn resistance. On thrj 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 "Ju.-nplng .off" places. Demands Complete Victory I'aris, Oct. 24.-Til? s'uccuss aoliiov-*d byrthe allloB In the recent fiEliling !has been vary great and will bo puBli-ed home to a complete vlotory, King Albert of BelgUtin declared to a correspondent of a Paris newspaper. "Bvit," Aie added, "we must not forget that the legs of otir soldier.s-cannot niovo as qiiioldy as oljr hearts. Certftlnly never for an hour do I ccaae to think of the day wlmn I shall bo able to enter Brussels and again hoist f ho jkncwn by the rank and file ef tha jrallway, is a lavorlte with everyone Stonj the trackwalker up. He la a .vdlBclpltnarlaa, btrt t .is a..Just disci-,^ftij�JVnarlan, and,.* Is �-;n>iiUer oJLcom-*:'*^dn knowledw �� matter in  inrhat posUloBhe^tfiiy- have occupied, iBlnce he rose frotm'^the ranitg In the I 'Old Grand Trunk ehopB, and �bewed r.Sls ability In the olu C. P. R. shops '�t Hochelaca. h* has alwaya^ade it � iioint to Inrestigato any cdmplslnt , made to Mm by a inan under his control. i Wusternerfl Trill tfcll of the tjma jrwheii ha was in chargo at It�vel8tolc* moxne doiec years ago,' and when bo \ r^orked nlrbt and day for a we�k,.ih> the mountains to lift one'of the worst *now blockades In.the history of the transcontinental railway. It la matter of recerd on the Revelstoke division that "Grant" could get more .work out of a body of men than any �ther half dosen'tnen, and It Is largo-ay because be knows'hew to take off Ills own^doat (If they do such things Id snow blockades) and do his own �hare of th� work." Oram Hall was born at Montreal, Xorentber 27th lUi, and was odu- Graat Hall, Vice-President with jurisdiution ow all linei. 'A. D. MacTier, 'Vice-President of Eastern Lines, D. C. Coleman, Vice-President of WestcrnyLines. land and prou� of hll birth. He camo to Canada when a young man and entered the .service of theC. P. R. as stenographer In the Baggage Department In 1887, becoming asBist-ant to the Superintendent of Sleeping and Dining Cars In 1889. Prom 1891 to 189S ha was in the Car Service. Sto^s and Fuel Departments, and from i896 to 1898 was General Baggage Agent. From 1899 to. 1907 he cated at Blshop'a College and School, I..enD�xvilIe, Quebec. He joined the C. P. R. in 3887 as lo^motlve foreman and from 1S93 to 1898 was general locomotive foreman on the Intercolonial Railway at Moacton, New Brunswick. In .September, 1898, he ratumed to the Canadian Paclfle Railway, where he was consecutively Ceneral foreman, flrst at tho Mc-Adam and vlater at the Winnipeg �hops; {master mecha.olc of, the jBrltish Columbia division; assistant 'superintendent of n\otive power, eastern lines, and superintendent of motor power and car department, ��westorn lines; from November, 19U to December. 1914. afielstnnt genera] manager, westarn lines; when he wa�-| 'appolitted Vice-President and Gan-ral Manager. A. D. MacTler, who Is now VIoa-IPresident In charge of lines east of fo.rt Arthur, like hlf:_ former "M^tA *�vl(J ltfcK.J,Ci>lj, was borii Jn Scbt/J held tha position of General Fuel Agent, when be was appointed as-slstent to tho Vloe-Pfosldent. In December, 1912, he was appointed General Manager, Eastern Lines. Mr. MacTler is very popular with the men on the ro�d, whose Interests he has always made his Urst concern. He haa always 'Insisted on plvlng proper eredit for mBrltorlous service. This Is the flrat time that a specls.1 Vice-President .has been ap-~Pf iB^ad' tO' 'l�ak a^tf'r. Bssterii - Linoe and it la a tribute to l|Tr. MacTier's special ability that, he^should have been chosen by the Director.^ to fill it. D. C. Colmun, tbb new Vice-President of lines west of Port Arthur, haa had a remarkably rapid rise lo such a responsible position but has earned it, for he is known in railway circles as a man of exceptional ability. Born at. Carleton Place, Ontario, In 187.9,. Mr. Coleman joined the C. P. R. as a clerk In the assistant Engineer's OfBce at Fort Wil--liam in 1899. Rising rapidly he was appointed Superintendent at Nelson,! B.C.. in 1907, and in 1908 waS'Super-' Intendent of Car Service, Western' Lines. In April, 1912, he was ap-; pointed General Superintendent of the Manitoba Division at Wtnnl-. pes'. In 3P1.1 he b�ame General! Superintendent at Calgary and in 1915 Assistant General Manager, Wsstera Linos,, Wlnijtpee.. -i mMmm^ Mjmm GOV -Mayor Ilardie and Commissioned Moech are at Edraonion today interviewing govemment officials on various matters. Tliey arc seeing the pul)lic utilities commission regarding the raatter of permits for the issuaflce of debentures for the filtration plant, and are interviewing the premier and others regarding the matter of tax collection, upon which they have some new ideas in connection with coUeci tion of current taxes. CaU 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 Jiff ALONG BELGIAN Some Resistance is Met-Huns Cling to Canal Bank at Valenciennes ALLIED AliEN IP lb Paris, Oct. 24.-The olTxcial report dealing with aerial operations says: "On Oct. 22, aerial observation was carried out by oUr pursuit machines behind the enemy^'lj^ht. In the course of these observations three enemy machines w.ere brought down and two captive balloons were burned. "At night, notwithstanding the fog, our bombing machines dropped more than seven ions of projectiles on tho railway station at Liart, Hirson and Le Chesne. Our bombs caused a lire in the station at Liar.t." CROP ESTiAIES Ottawa, Oct. 24.-A cablegram received today from the International Institute of Agi'iculture gives the following crop estimates: ^ Production of wheat, 191S: Italy, 17ti,3r2,000 bushels, compared with 137,613,000 in 1917 and 177,402,000 the average of the five years 1912 to 191�: Switzerland, 7,095,000 bushels, against 4,55(5,000 in 1917 and a.five years' average of 3,556,000. Total production of wheat in Spait'i, England and Wales, Italy, Switzerland. United States, India, Japan, Egypt and Tunis, 1,76 659,000 bushels, against 1,434,870,000 In 1917 and a five years' average of 1,587,800,000 biishels.' Production of barley in. 191S: Italy, 9,�86v000 bushelfe agajfnst 7,422,0t>0 in 1917 and n five years' average of 9,420,000; total production in Spain, England and Wales, Scotland, Italy, United States, .fapan, Egypt and Tunis, 482,088,000 bushels against 464,-005,000 in 1917, and a five years' average of 455,144,000. Production of oats in 191S. Italy 38,-907,000 bushels against 31,345,000 in 19J'7 and a five years 'average of 28,-863,000; Scotland 53,223,000 bushels against 49,984,000 and 42,449,000; total production of Spain, England and WaIes,^taly, United States and Tunis 1,784,140,000 bushels against l,8oav-211,000 and 1,847,720,000. WILSON'S NOTE BANISHES TEARS P o=f.I^t w^^"^:-"S^'n"' 1*'^- �^^'n '5-. .-=1111 U-..i.., the London, Oct. 24.-The Pall Mall Gazette in son's latest ... fear that President Wilson's deliberate method of dealing with the Germany overtures be tokened a mitlga tion of the allies' demands and the foregoing of their complete victory would be banished by the concrete and inflexible terms of his rejoinder. With the Canadian Army, Oct. 22.- (By J. F. B. Livesay, Canadian Pres., Correspondent)-Our troop.;;, v,-hii'li occupy the line of the Sclieldt canal Immediately north of Valenciennes, have begun cloaiiig in on this area contained within the sharp bond thj canal malte.s northwest of Conde. We are now only a few miles from the Belgian boundary. Since wo cros.sed the Canal de la Sensee, south of Douai, many of our troops have marched over SO miles over almost impassal-^le roads and in miserable weather. Today the sun was shining for the first time in ten days. Despite bad weather our troop.s have been consihtently cheerful, tor in their progress they have Witnessed a1 last the fruits of four years of fighting. They have seen tens of thousands of French people released from slavery and immensely valuable property in t)io way of coal mines and factories re.stor-5 years old, welt broken for any oqe to drive and has no fear of any obstacl^sj tbiB borBe also has a record of time; 1 mare, 4 years old, 1200 Ibs;; 1 saddle horse, years old, broke; 1 saddle horse, 7 years old, broke; 1 sorrel gelding, 13 years old; 1 saddle and bridle;! registered Shorthorn Durham Bull 2 years oia; 2 fat cows; 1 steer, 1 year old; '$ milking cow. ' TERMS CASH GEO. P. PORTER, Auctioneer 6516 ;