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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1918 THE LETIIBIUDr.E' pAir/jf O'-RALD PAGE ELE\'El'  �?�? '^ o * .> .> �.�.>.> ����.���>�4>� Tlie benefit dance which was to have been held in Burgmann's Mall on October .list, is postponed on account ot the Spanish influenza.  * * > : ? WEDDINGS > :. ^. .: .: :. .> : ? : : : ? ? : : ? : : ? ? > Kirkby's Special For Thursday CUP CAKES Regular Price 40c per dozen thursday Sir William and Lady Reid of St. .Johns, Newfoundland, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Lois Reid, to Lieut. Colonel Hugh Knox Niven, military secretary to the Governor of Newfoundland. Miss Reid .was educated in London, Bnglanfl. Her brother. Captain Bruce Reid, was killed in the battle of the Somme, and two younger brothers are now In the service. Her grandfather. Sir Robert Itcld, Is a pioneer builder of railroads in Newfoundland. Colonel Niven the eldest son of the late Major General Knox Niven, of the British army. tl lit in The engagement is announced ot Miss Hazel Payne, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .T. Ivambert Payne, of Ottawa, to Major W. R. Creighton, son ot the late Walter Lindsay Creighton and Mrs. Creighton, of Brantford, and private se'cretary to the minister o� militia. The marriage will take place quietly on Saturday, November the second.    ? : : ? ? ? ? : : : : ? ? �; : : ? ? � � ? � : '> ? FOOD BOARD FLASHES ? ? ? .;. .;..;. .j. .;. .j...;. .;. "It has been estimated by the Millinery Chamber of Commerce that the expenditure for women's headgear in the United States is more than |250,-000,000 a year. This would average ?5 per capita tor women and girls of all ages." This huge amount spent on hats would pay for nearly thirty times the quantities of beef, bacon, butter, eggs, condensed milk and cheese shipped from Canada to the allies last year. Thrift could be made to pay for the war. * *  {..;. ::.;. > .: : : ? * > : * > Have you your fish ready for tomorrow? October 31st is Canada's .National Fish Day. Every housewife is asked by the Food Board to celebrate by serving two fish meals tomorrow. The following menu is suggested : Breakfast Codfish Cakes Bread and Butter Hashed Brown Potatoes Tea or Coffee Dinner Baked Whitefish Rye Gems Beet Pickle Mashed Potatoes Baked Apples Supper Onion Soup Bread and Butler Crackers Coddled Apples Tea. * * # ? > > : : : ? ^ ? ? : : : : ; ? ? � ? ? RED CROSS NOTES ? : : : ? ? : ? ? : : : : ? : : : : : : 11. .1. Smith, honorary ireasm-pr of the Lethbridge Red Cross society, is ill receipt of the following letter: Calgary, Oct. 2S, Dear M\: Smitli,- U'e beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of th^ 19tli insL, euclo.'iing llie Annual Hoporl ol' tlie Letlibriilgt' Branch, for which pleasn accept our thanks. Wc were perfectly delighted to read the report ol! your year's work and to note wliat splendid progress your branch has made. It is iuijiossible for us to thank all your members, but we trust you will find some way ot conveying to them all our grateful thanks and appreciation for their splendid co-operation during the past year and wc feel that they must be proud to liave officers, who are working so untiringly in the interests of tlie Red Cross work. With the kindest I'ngarda and v.'ish-in? you every success in the new year. Vours faithfull.v. MARY PnVKHA.M. Honorary Treasurer and Joint Secretary, Alberta Provincial Branch.  * * The Provincial Red Cross sends out the following notice; On advice of the provincial board of health it has been decided at the moment to issue no Red Cross materials to be made up by the branches, and tlie branches themselves are requested to make no further issue of materials to country auxiliaries. Red Cross supplies wdiich may be required by the branches for assisting in emergencies, arising by reason ot the epidemic, will be furnished from the provincial office on the request of our branches. Ttie Tortures Of Dyspepsia Corrected by "Fr�lf-a-tlves" St. .M.^aTI^'s, N.B. "For two years, I snlVrnxI tortures, from Severe /M'sfifpsid. I liad constant pains after rating; pains down, the sides ami back ; and , horrible bitter sUnT often came up In my mouth. T tried doctors, but tliey .-lid not help the. Hut as soon as 1 started taking '/>/ > > > t> > > ? THE GLORIOUS DEFENSIVE At "The Bay" For THURSDAY and FRIDAY Only OBITUARY MRS. JULIA FERKO The death took place at her residence, 251 14lh Street North, of Mrs. Julia Ferko, aged 4G years. Mrs. Ferko was an old-timer in the city, having lived here for over 25 years. She is survived by two married daughters, Mrs. Cook of the post office, Mrs. Swanson, and two sons, Joe ot the post office, and John. Funeral notices will appear later. Arrangements are in charge of T. S. Fetterly. JOYCE CHILDREN Two sad deaths occurred in the city this morning, when Percy Joyce, aged 15 years, and Eileen Florence Joyce, aged 2 years and 9 months, passed away, having been sulTerers from influenza. They are the children of .Mr. and Mrs. J. Joyce, nearly all members of the family being ill with the disease. The funeral will take place on Nov. 1st at 1.30 from Fotterly'.s undertaking parlors. Intei-ment will be j made in the public cemetery. Percy! was formerly messenger boy at ihei Herald ofTice. i ELMER ALLAN RITCHIE The death of Elmer Allan Ritchie, infant son of .Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Ritchie, ITO'i Gth .'\venue North, occurred today at the age of two months. The funeral will bo private, taking place Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence, Rev. C. E. Cragg offl-cif.ting. DIAMOND CITY MAN At Diamond City yesterday tha death took place ol John Wiwhariuk, aged 24 years. Funeral announcement later. FRAANCE HONORS DEBENNY EAT A MET! STOP OySFtll AT ONCE Rape's 0>apepsln Instantly Relieves: a Sour, Gassy or Acid , Stomach. | Paris, Oct. 30.-Gen. Detienny has been promoted to grand officer of the Legion of Honor. Gen Retain transmitted the insignia with full military honor, The olta-lion accompanying the promotion referred especially to Gen. De-benny's success in stopping the Germans from reaching Amiens, his capture of Montdidier and the advancing of his lines to the Somme. Per Dozen Made in nc'Cordanc(; v.'ith the rc.nulution'i of the Cimada f^oo't Board. :Kirkby & Co. eOf) 3rd AVi:. COUTH Canada 1-ooci Board Liciinss Number D-2333 When meals hit back and your ^ stomach is sour, acid, gassy, or you feel full and hloatsd. When you have heavy lumps of pain or headaolm from indigestion. More is instant relief! : .li;: t iVO ire!^; fjibh: to v.] once. si as soon .'is you cat .'i tiiblc! o.' of Pn])!:';; riia;::psi'i vU the ily.-i-Ir., �n(li;'.!'.'t,i:;i and r^i;;;!: r.h d/s- ciKl.'i. Tiiese plcaunut, harcile-ss �11 of Papu'.s Diiiiiepsiu never fail laki- stoni;'.''hw feci tine at :ii:d llK'y cjs very l;;t!o at dru.:; i.-v- Arivei tlj.emrnl. 'FLU IS VERY BAD IN PRINCE ALBERT Pi-iuco Allien. St;-=k.. t)>i. liO......-Dr. li. W. Swiiidlcy. prominent dentist of thi.; city, (l*i>d l.ist evening or pneu-:i)oiii;j fc'llowiug Spiniisli ii!i'lucn:-u, lie v.-;ir. an Auiilriili.'iu. hut had resided in v:n'iou-i puris o' wc-.-icra Canada for l!!0 p;i:'.' ID iir l;.' year.?. J. 1-1 Hr.iwn. city 1 i,� seriously Hi Willi i):ici!}r,n;i;;L Hotii fiiy hoi])!-lire over ti-jw.li.-d v.iiii iiifliu'nva cc-.Ke3. � TJuring tiie w��eks or wail inn for the j great German ottensiv,; tlKjic was a J continuous drum fire Kniiu- on in the German press. Its shells wore rlif!lnrU-about the strength nr Germany and above all about thul ufiensivi. spirit which iiad always bcou (�Diispic'iion.^ly the spirit of the German army, its niosl treasured tradition r:oin lis greatest days. "Since llie day.s of I'"rc(lfri;owitz. Wen like Count Scliliefren, tlie lali' Cliief of the General Staff, took care tliat tills valuable tradition was maintained in the regulations and the training of troops and leaders. Onr wliole people in arms are filled v.ith supreme confidence in Hindeiiburg and Ludon-dorft." So the German press was writing. This barrage ot rhetoric was directed against the moral ot the allies, but it was intended, even mor(\ to hearten the German people by its noise. It reached its intensest in the week or two which followed llic opening of the* offensive in this passage in the "Frankfurter Zeitung." ".\s soon as the whole position of the English and Freiirli armies, lias be-I come, so to say, ripe for slorming. the I time has come for tlic last decisive strategic blow." ; In that brief moment Germany saw the Frencli army encircled and help-lesi*; the British army already in the sea; the American army in mid Atl/n-tic wondering whether to go on or turn back. It was the ti-iumph of the offensive spirit, the reward for keeping unbroken ilie "valuable tradition" ; of Frederick the Great. Four month later General Luden-dortt issued an order to allay "a certain fear of an enemy attack" which he found among his troops. "Officers and men," he wrote, "should be penetrated with a fierce will to conquer."-that at any rate is in the tradition of Frederick the Great, but General Ludendorff went on "as miudi in defence as in offence it is a point which will not bp lost sight of in the course of instruction. "Wo must not then in the presient Dltutttion devote ourselves too exclusivelr it> the offensive, and neglect the coferujive, which is generally more ditilcult. It is that, in fact, whicli puis to lUio jiroot, often in the highest degi-so, rliu woral value of troops." , That surely will renjaln (he classic excuse of a general ^o tlio .Trmy '.vhich he had led to defeat. He had stayed their advance; he had brought them back in disordei'ly retreat, he had given up all the territory which they liad captured-wiiy? So that he and tliey might not "devote themselves too exclusively" to attack; so that their art ot warfare niiglit not become one-sided: so that iliey might practice also the methods of defense. That plirase "we must not devote ourselves too exclusively to t'le offensive" will be remembered. German soldiers will die . "VICTORY" SPECIALS FROM THE MEN'S WEAR DEPT. ' Men's heav/ ribbed "Anti-flu" Combinations, Stanfleld make. Sizes :i6 to 42. Victory M Price, garment ......... TitOv Men's beav.v ribbed, all wool, ".\nti-flu" Pullover Sweaters fn a great variety of colors. Victory Price...... Men's All Wool "Anti-flu" Mackinaw Coats, made in belted Norfolk styles, all colors. Vic- T.'':^......16.00 Men's All Wool "Anti-tlu" -Mufflers in assorted heather shades, with fancy fringe. VietoiT Price .. wamaname ed not 'to devote ourselves too exclusively to the offensive' ." And in tlie end when Hindeiiburg and Ludendorff appear before tlie people which had supreme confidence in them to answer to the question. "What have you done i with our arinies?" they will proudly j reply "Your armies 'have tlisappeared, but they remembered to the end, Diat they must not devote themselves too exclusively to the offensive. The allies on the otiier hand have attacked you so continuously that tliey have lost the art of tlie defensive; and now if there were a German arraj- left to attack them, they aclually would not know how to defend themselves. They have defeated you, but yours is the greater moral victory." In this way. we imagine that Hin-(leuburg ami Ludendorff will found a new military tradition in Germany, the tradition of "the glorious defensive." which, though it wins no victories, yet "will prove in tlie highest degree the moral value of the troops." ? o � : * : > ? Perhaps tlie most extraordinary disclosure that has yet been made with regard to Couni Von Bernstorff, formerly German Ambassador to the l.'nited States, is that he actually set up in business to manufacture munitions for the Allies. This tacit is stated by A. Mitchell Palmer, IT. S. Ene-I my Alien Property Custodian, and his special investigator. Francis P. Gar-van, who has been looking into, the antecedents ot the Bridgeport Projectile Company. It is. found to have been financed by the Imperial German Government, who set aside $lt),000,-\ 000 for the purpose. Though they op-(erated under cover of the names of certain Americans, the policies of tlie Projectile company were really directed by Bernstorff, Dr. Albert, Dr. EFern-berg. Capt. Von Papen, Hans Von Tnuscher, and other individuals whose names figured in countless German-American conspiracies. It was planned that this company should enter into contracts with the Entente powers tor the manufacture of munitions in apparent good faith, though with no intention of making deliveries. In oonneniion therewith, it was planned to buy up all available supplies of powder, antimony, hydraii-lic presses, and other elements that enter into the making of munitions, ostensibly for Allied uses, but in reality to divert these materials from firms that were actually carrying out contracts in good faith. Another branch of activity was that of using its organization to start labor agitations in the munition industry 'which would leajl to strkies in other factories; and to make munition making so unpopular, that it would stimulate public sent!-ment in favor ot an embargo. Certainly it TvaB an .Ingenious scheme; but, $10,000,000 proved all too small a sum to aceompUsli the pui^-poso ot tying up the wliole munitionr industry; while Germany's own con� duct made her so impopnlar that tiV� agitation ggainst the shipment ol munitions abroad became hopeless. Bui; we must certainly give Bernatorfl ' credit for possessing a Machiavelliaiii. imagination. .ai.i.;^!i' John A. Bell, for many year^ a mettf'* her of Simcoe coimty council, died at New Lowell, Ont. � ' Alfred J. McCrodan, an ex-aldermaii and high school trustee, was a vlctlia of the 'Flu at Belleville. 1 Miss Irene Gibson, a well knowq Nelson school teacher, is dead. 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