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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY t>CTORI^\ 28. 1918 T/F. LRT'IBRTDGE DAJLY HF''ranlifort Gazette says concerning the eiuestiun: "W'o resign ourselves tn the complete capUulation ot Austi'ia-Huiigai-y within a few days.'' : : : ; ? ? > ? : : >: : ; 37 DEATHS IN 'PEG Winnipeg, Ocl.^ :;s.-� I Icallli authorities rejiorLed 110 new cases of Slianisli influenza before noon tO();iy among Die civilian popiiialion. iind military. aiitiiGrltics reported six. It w:js stated tiiinfffeially that 'J7 persons died ill Winnipeg since i''i'iday ot the risease. Health officials are bringing in moi'e K ringcnl, measures lo prevent llie spread ot the pla-ene. akon in: HALF iLLION FIRE Toronto, Oet. 2S.-For the second (ime in 1:1 years the plant ot the Canadian Carriage company, one of l^he largest labor employing concerns lu Brocitville, was destroyed by tiro ^^^'ch h/oke out sli'ortJy before nihi-liVl t lust night and raged lor several lioiirs. The loss is estimated at $500,-000, fully covered by Insuraiice In Ani-crican-Lloyds. The plant was owned Ijy the Carriage Factories, ijimiled. hon sub oa . atlantic coast ^�\fanaliawken, X.J., Oct. 2S.~A Spanish' steamship loaded with sugar was torpedoed 10 miles off Uarnegat, N. J., at iO o'clock last night and 23 men of the crew of 2!i reached the shore early today, according to information received here by coastguards. New York js/to have a war hospital j entirely run by women. f'/Minv.t. Oct. 2S - Tlic influenza '-pi-, of r.iilitiii and delcnsi^ givers an abso-j li;'i(! ami unqualified denial to an ali-i surd rumor that has gained r^redeni c ; in some parts of Canada to tlie cfrecl,, that, because of the possibility ol'; peace, there will be a siispoiisioii of' the sending of rolnforcemeuls overseas at present. Surprise was expressed in official circles that anyone could believe Canada's war effoi-t.s would be slackeiie'l in the ^dii:htest degree because ot peace tiill;. The governUKint believes that tlie viay lo sfcu:-e a triumphant aiul viciorions peace is to continue our iireparalioiis tor war. The sending of reinforcements overseas will proceed without cessation until Germany accepts the allied peace eou-ditions. Carnation Milk the Meal milk supply Do yoii know why Camatioa Milk has replaced ordinary milk in so many homes ? ^'oii must be interested-if you are ])arLi(:ular or anxious, as many are-- �::i)ouL the milk you use. Carnation Milk is evaporated to the foii.si.slcney of cream. But only -water is taken froiji it. Nothing is added. No .s-Acetcning or preservative.?. It kecp.s it.s freshness, because it is sealed light, %vhilc still fresh, and because it is sterilized. ' ^Vhcn you add an equal quantity of pure water to ('drnalion Milk you "briug back" the original nilk. Not an arlificiaJly sweeten"'] milk with .a tew uses only, but a fresh, rich milk that may he used as you use ordiunjy milk. How conrcnient it is to have milk iu this form ! To keep it on the pantry shelves-ahrays ready-yet alway.s fresh. How economical, to avoid the waste of perisliablc milk that must be used within a few hours. Carnation Milk, undiluted, i.^ ns cream for coflei', tea, cereals, fruit. Diluted, it i.s u rich-and safe -milk for the children to drink Jn crcamiug vcgelable.s, soup, gravle.s -there is no need of adding butler when you u.sr Cjirnalion Milk. Your Grocer-the Carnation Milkman Order a few cans. Tlic new tail cjui HO oz.) holds 25 as much milk as the small cjin. C.ompjiri-it with firdinary milk. Learn the .satisf;;clioii of serving milk that i.i iiniforml.i- mvcel, pii-o uiui safe to drink. R'ri/t for book of 100 liccijus. Every house well painted is a house protected* 'T'HE paint-protected house is a wcalher-proof house. The painl-neglectid building cannot escape deterior-Blion and c^ccay. Wilh building; jnaterials cosling what ihcy do to-day, you simply cannot afford to leave your house .without the'" weather protection which only a )}Ood paint ensures. What is good paint? We can answer that queition-knowing as we do that ' tliere is one paint which fully meets every requirement. Our advice is to use only * the kind sfuaranteed byits makers to poMeuasits importan t haai� the above strictly correct formula. That formul.i, stamped on every can, results in * paint that truly excels in covering capacity -and that stands the severe "climate test" of Canada in a way that spells true economy for all who ufe it. Taylor Kariiware Co. LetlibridSF, Uliierla \ , Basel, Oct. 28.-Aiistria-Hungary, in notifying President Wilson that it is ready to enter upon p�Dce negotiations and arrange an armistice, asks President Wilson, in it-; reply to him, to begirt' overtures on the subject. The Austrji-Hung.-rian foreign minister instructed the Austro-Hungar-ian minister dt Stocl'holm yesterday to ask the Swedish government to send the following note to the Washington government: "In reply to the note of President Wilson of the 19th of this month addressed to the Austro-Hungarian government and giving the decision of-the president to speak directly with the Austro-Hungarian government on the question of an .Tmistice and of peace, the Austro-Hungarian government has the honor to'declare that equally with the preceding procla-roations of the president it adheres also to the same point of view contained in the last note upon t^he /ights of the Austro-Hungarian peoples, especially thos� of the C^echo-Slovaks and the .lugo-Slavs. "Austria-Hungary, accepting all the conditions the president has laid down for the entry into negotiations for'an armistice and peace, no obstacles exist, according to the judgment of the Austro-Hungarian government to the beginning of these negotiations. "The Austro-Hungarian government declares itself ready, in consequence, without awaiting the result of other negotiations to enter into negotiations for peace between Austro-Hungary and the states in the opposing group and for an immediate armistice upon all Austro-Hungarian frorits. "It- asks President V.'ilson to be so kind as to begin overtures on this subject." The Austrian note is dated Oct. 28 at Vienna and is signed by Count Julius Andrassy, the new foreign minister. should oeirrage n Ottawa. Oct. 2S.-The liitlucn/.a epidemic is res|)onsible for a ruling Issued today by Sir Henry Drayton, chairman of llic board of railway.c.onimlssiouers. I The .lauK^s Sliearer inmpany. of Molit-rcul, br(night tile qiie�iioii to the notice /if ihe board. They a.-k that demurrage charges should be lield up till the epidemic Hiibsides as .viirds are practically lied u|) mving lo al)sence of employe:-. Sir li'Miry liolds thai the ciir deninr-i rago rules do iiol cove/ a case of Ihiv, kind. A condition, however, such as Hie prcsciil was never contemplaterl when the ruh^s were dr;iwii up. "As 1 see it." he proi'eeds, "il would lie absolutely uiifuir and iminnper lo penalize sliiiipers who cannot acce|it cars owing lo llie ravages worked by the epidemic on tiieir euiiiloyees. The matter is one absoUiloly beyond their con-ti-ol. Demurrage ought not to be charg- ed under such conditions; and in mj niiliiion the railways ough^to bo ad vised that demurrage ought not tr, be cliargeil ami that IE necessary tbt appropriate amending order should be made as of this date." ithdrawals By Enemy On All The War Fronts Recruits London, Oct. 23.-The British 10th army today resumed its attack against the Austro-Hungarian positions on the Italian front, the war office announced this afternoon. The attack i.-; jirocceding.. satisfactorily. GERMAN WITHDRAWAL fBerlin, Oct. 28.-The German lines between the Oise and the I Serre were withdrawn Saturday^ j night to a line west of Guise and I eas{ of Crecy, German general headquarters reports today. FOUR MILE.S BEYOND PIAVE London, Oct. 28.- (4:45 p.m.).- British and Italian forces in their offensive in northern Italy this morning have advanced for a distance of four miles beyond the Piave river. Seven thousand Aus-tro-Hungarians were taken prisoner. CAPTURE BELLU WOOD With the American Army Northwest of VerdOn, Oct. 28.- (Associated Press).-^Bellu wood, east of the Meuse, is finally and completely in American hands after strenuous fighting for- several days. The wood was taken !n a successful local attack Sunday night. Fighting is still taking place in the eastern portion of Oremont wood, in the same region. TJhe Germans still retain a foothold in Oremont wood. Artillery fighting has 'been violent along the entire front east of the .'Heuse. In the .\rgoinie a German attack north of Grande Pre was repulsed by American machine gim fire. On the rest of the American sectors east and west of the river there has been no activity ot moment. / Prisoners Taken by British I^ondon, Oct. ^S.-it was announced in the house of commons today that since the coninieiiceipent ot the war British troops have taken "i27,4tlj enemy conibatauts, including 2Gi:2i2 Ger--mans! There were, it^ w-as also stated, 97,000''German coiiibatant prisoners in the United I'Jlngdom at the pre-" sent time. Ludendorff's Successor. Washington, Oct. 2S.-Press dispatches to The- Hague, transmitted to the state department today, say Gen. LudenUorff resigned his post as first quartenua^r-general and real leader of the German army as a result of a con^plete disagreement' with Prince ^faxiinilian, the chancellor. There was no possibility of a reconciliation, aegording to the advices and the emperor was compelled to accept Ludendorff's resignation. According to a dispatch from Switzerland today, (Jen. Ludendortfs successor .probably v.'ill be Gen. von Secht, who during the war was Blac-keiisen's chief ot staff in Roumania. Gen. von Hossgeorge also is said to be mentioned in some quarters for the place. The.latter during the last two years participated in the battles of the Somme and In Flanders. , Turks Withdrew London, Oct. US.-When BritiBh armored cars and cavalry cagie iu sight of Aleppo, the Syria city, caiiturcd by ' Gen. All6nby on .Saturday. Field Mar-' shal Limaii Von .Sauden;, the com- ' mander of the Turkish forces, with- j drew 10,000 of his 1.2,000 men and re-I tired toward Ivataiiia. A Turkisli rear-guard was left al | .�Meppo. but it put up slighi opposi- ' tiou. Before retiring the Turkish rear- I guard burned the railroad station and : most of the railroad slock. The retreat- ! ing Turks are now being pursued by ; the British cavalr.v. Americans Participate ^ Paris, Oct. :;S.-The Frencli continue their advance between the Oise and the .\isne, especiall.v on the left flank, j The war office today reports the cap- I turo of Hill 12.i, north of Crecy, on i Ihe .Serre. I American units have entered the ! righting east of Rethel and have car- \ ried out a local operation in which j they made an advance of one kilometre oast of x\tligny, capturing 172 prisoners, the statement adds. The American advance was made in the region of the forest Faranis, between Aitigny and Voncq. Abandon City �\'ienna, .Sunday. Oct. 27.-ftria' London)-The. Austro-Gennaiis have j abandoned the town of Kraguievatz, ."iH ; miles southeast of Belgrade, to the ' allied troops during rear-guard fighting, according to an official statement from Austro-Hungarian general headquarters. In .i^lbanla, it is added, tliere has been nothing of special importance. On Italiaqi Front ^�ienna. Oct. 2S.r-netwoeii the Bren-. ta and the Piave intense fighting continued throughout Saturday, according to the official statemeni today I'roih ! .\ustro-Hungarian headquarters. The Italians were driven back iu tl;e region of Col Capril. Big Area Liberated With the American Army Xorlliwest of Verdun. Saturday. Oct. L'C-(By the Associated Press).-In its first major operatioii against (he Germans, considering the clearing out of the St. Mihiol salient as a local affair.^llie .\incrlcaii arin.v in a few days less i than a month has liberated more (hail i 4,') villages and advanced to an aver- | ,nge depth of 10 miles, freeing Gu | ,uare miles of territory. In the offensive, Ihe Americans have captured more than 20,000 prisoners. In addition to the prisoners. Gen. Pershing's men have taken more than 187 guns of a large calibre, numerous machine guns and anti-tanks and a great store ot ammunition and much ! war material, including railway cars. A Month's Good Work Washington, Oct. 28.-in lils communication for Saturday, delayed in transit. Gen. Pers7iing notes that the battle being fought by the 1st American army north of Verdun entered that day upon its second mouth and reports that In the first month, besides infUotiug heavy losses upon the enemy in killed and wounded, the Americans tliere captured 20,000 prisoners, over l.'iO guns, nearly 1,000 trench mortars and several thousand machine guns. UNCONVENTIONAL IDEAS in monuments find us ready to carry them out to the last detail. If you have an idea for a memorial of unusual character come and see us or have us call and see you. We feel sure we can soon cortvlnce yon of our ability to produce perfectly in stone the idea you have in mind. Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Work* R. Needs, Prop. 8th Street S. A Few More Recruits Are Now Required for SIBERIA DRAfT Apply at once R. N. W.M. Pofice Barracks The Day's War Summary (By the Associated Press) On Uie fighting front in Prance activity has died down greatly except on the front of the Freiich armies between the Oise and Aisno. There has been no change in Belgium and the British on the vital sectors about Valenciennes have halted their strong attacks for the moment. Field JIarshal Haig's men ha,ve repulsed a German attempt to drive: theni from Paranis south of Valenciennes, where the British have outflanked that town. Farther south the British have pushed closer to the .Morinal fores!. North of Valenciennes, toward Tournai, the British have gained further ground Jiorth of the Ralsmes forest. Gen. � Debeny's 1st French army oonliiiues to press thp Germans back bctwoen the Oise and the.,Serre. Unofficially they are reported in the outskirts of Guise and along the road between Guise and the important railroad point of Marie, toward which Gen. Magin is advancing. Farther east toward the Aisne, the Germans are reported to be retiring before the continued French pressure. i FIGHTING ON ITALIAN FRONT 1 Fighting continues tlie Italian theatre with the British e-ictending the lines east of the Piave;%,the region of Montello, where they have advanced more than two miles' from the river. In these operations the British have captured more than 5,G1)0',prisoners. Vienna reports the recapture of Jlont Asolono. between the,^^renta ,and the Piave, and the repulse of Italian efforts elsewhere'on the mountain front. In northern Serbia, the Austro-Germans have given up Kraguievatz, .'>,'> jnilas southeast ot Belgrade. The town formerly was the main Serbian ft'-'Jenal and is of vital strategical imsortance. SHORT NOTICE bF AUCTION SALE TOMORROW, TUES. October 29th COMMENCING AT TV;0 O'CLOCK SHARP AT MR, VIRTUE'S RESIDENCE, HENDERSON LAKE (TAKE" THE RED LINE CAR AND ASK FOR VIRTUE'S CROSSING) FRANK WADPINGTON ^WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION A QUANTITY OF SUPE\RIOR HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE And effects including: Very handsome PIAN(>FORTE IN MAHOGANY CASE by Stanley; fine mission OAK DAVENPORT, makes full size bed; v.-riting deslv; mission oak screen; two-piece OSTERMOOR MATTRESS: CABINET SEWING MACHINE; arm chairs and rockers; kitchen chairs; splendid carpet square. 9x1:!; dresseis, stands; four brass irimmed beds and springs; mattresses; washing machine; wringer: kitchen sundries; dishes, etc.. and ah'-io a niiantity of BLANKETS, QUILTS, BED SPREADS, SHEETS, PILLOW SLIPS, ETC. TERMS CASH ' PHONES 77i)~469t AUCTION SALE OF CATTLE AND MACHINERY HAVING RECEIVED INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE OWNER, WHO HAS DECIDED TO QUIT FARMING, I WILL OFfER THE POL-LOWING ^TOCK AND IMPLEMENTS FOR SALE AT THE FAIRFIELD FARM, ZVz MILES S. of LETHBRIDGE OPPOSITE THE DAVE WHITNEY RANCH, ON Monday, October 28 30 head, of horses; 20 head of milk cows; 20 heatl of dry cows; 15 head ot 2-year-old steers; 12'4iead of 1-year-oId steers; 20 head of 2 and ti-year-old heifers; 15 head of 1-year-old heifers; 20 head of calves; 50 young pigs; 5 pure-blood Duroc Jersey boar pigs; SO chickens; 25 turkeys; 1 binder; 1 .wagon water tank, 12 barrels; 1 wagon an