Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta
WEDNESDAY, SEPTCMBER 4. 1918 LiyriJBRIDGE DAIl-Y Hli^RALU PERSONAL ,� fpred Fauncli' lefl. on Monday for Imoiitoii to join his parents wlio re-iJe there. ,1 Migs Margaret McNaughton, of Pa-ia, Colorado, Is visiting with Mr. and 'n. .1. R. Ross and Miss Hatch, [i 7th Ave. S. 4 * illrg. C. R. Cohurh, and Mias.Buglcr, fiWarnfir, aro the guests of Mrs, D. ijter. i � * iSlis.s t>ota Porry has returned to DKaiy after spending a vacation, (h her parents In l.,ethhridge. I ... . � iliss Hilton has returned to the city jer a holidav spent at Moose ,Jaw d Medicine Hat. |li9s Olga Vvu fiecke has arrived [the city after spending a month at \ coastal cities. . . , )Ir. and Mrs. "W. ,T. Smith, who e heen vi&itlng at the coast, have lirned to the city. m m m ilr.s. ' A. .M, JJsirshall and little Ighter Kalherine accompanied by 'J!. Marshall's father, Mr, Murray, vod home yesterday after spend-the summer visiting with relatives s'ova gcntia. . � . ev. and Mrs. Wm. Buchanan have fftd into No. 5 Strathcona Court ch will be their permanent resi-ce. � � * Ir. and Mrs. R. V. Maynard and illy liave returned from a holiday bt at Long Beach, B. C. � * * jr. and Mrs. W. S. Gray and son |e returned from l^roctor where ^ have been spending the summer. ... 'ir. and Mr.s. H. W. Cartriglit left \ morning for their home at bewis-n, Montana, after a month's visit the city. * * lisB Mary Corby has returned to ; home iu Edmonton after spend- ing the past week Showers. with Mrs. Louise C. McKinney, M.L.A., is expected to give an address in the city shortly. o � : : * : � > :� > A meeting of the executive ot the Sir Alexander Gait Chapter l.O.D.E. will be held on Thursday night at eight o'clock In the auditorium of the Y. M. C. A, ' ' * � The Ladies' Aid of Knox church will hold a picnic on Thursday afternoon at the Experimental Farm. A cordial invitation is extended to all the ladles ot the congregation and especially to strangers. Cars will leave the church at 2:45. Should the weather prove unfavorable the social will he held in the church. All those who can use their cars for the trip will kindly phone Mrs.R. R. Davidson, (1697). Mrs. Rosowarn's section ot the Re-bekahg will meet with the executive committee at Mrs. G. Dixon's, ,S12 Ctli Ave. on Thursday night at eight o'clock. * � * At the annual meeting ot the Central W.C.T.U. held yesterday (ho following officers were elected: President, Ml.?. W. Ij. Jlamilton; vice-president, Mrs. C. S. Farrow; recording secretary, Mrs. Needs; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Charles-'l MacKiiy; treasurer, Mrs. H. M. Whiddington. . a . The Ladies Aid of Wesley church will hold their regular meeting at the home of Mrs. M. W. Huff. 41H 12th Street south on Thursday at three o'clock. Strangers of the congregation are especially welcome. EVIDENCE OF DISORGilZATION IN RMS IS INCeSIN P b ?????????? fr > : WEDDINGS > : : ? : > ? : : ? : : > ? ? : : : : ? STKVENS-SHANTJ5 On 'I'uesday, September ;i, Mr. Allan Stevens, of Foremost, formerly of Devonshire, Kngland, and .Miss Vynie Shantz. of Foremost, formerly of Ontario, were united in marriage at Wesley .Methodist parsonage, the pastor Rev. C. E. Cragg officiating. . * * PILLY-KRANKR This morning, September 4, at Wesley Methodist parsonage, the marriage took place ot Mr. William A. Dilly of Cpigary, formerly of Minnesota, and Miss Margaret M. Kraner, of Coal-dale, formerly of Montana. Rev. C. E. Cragg performed the ceremony. The bride and groom will make their home in Calgary. 1,600,000 U. S. TROOPS ARE NOW IN FRANCE Washington, Sept, 4.-General March announced today that the total embarkation of soldiers for all fronts, including the Siberian expedition had passed the 1,600,-OOO mark August 31, Paris, Sept. -1.-General Miiupin's arm.v has been busily .engajreil in the last three days overcoming Ipi'lci- resistance by the Germans to i(� aihaiicc in the southern area of tlii', balilc-front. His forces liav'e marked liiiie in some instances and at ]iiiiiiis retreated slightly, but they Ikivi' now succeeded in getting the beui-r nf the enemy's defense and liavi: ii.s-iimed their slow but sure adyani.iv Their push forward^'is thjt.aipiiing tlie fall of the important loun of Courcy-i^e Chateau and il? full is hourly expected here. The Ccnimns have resisted the forward iiKucnii'ul to the best of tlieir ability, :i; ilio fiiii of the forest of St. Gobain. which (he advance is threatening, would entail ft i-etrcat nf General , \'oii lioeiiu's army to Laon. A rupture of llie Ilin-dcnburg line in the south uonlii dnis be effected, and the line iilveady has been smashed in tiie north by Brilish troops and a withdrawal of the whole (ieruian front from the .N'ortli Sea In Kheifiis would then he forced. Threatened Breach. I'aris military critics today treeit mainly of the threatening bres'.ch in the iiindenbiirK line, in the north, pointing out thiil the enemy is now forced to forego the use of iMOjiared artillery defen.ses and to fall back oti the natural obstacles which the writers argue are the only hope of (he German command in the present state of disorganization among its divisions. The enemy, the critics show, will liave hetore Camhrai a series of natural defenses which may stay the iiun'ch of the British armies niomen-larily, 'i'he general assumption is that (he (ierman stand will be made along the line of the ('anal Du .N'ord, passing west of .Marquien. east of luchy- Kn-.\rloia and from .Moiievres to the west. Extreme Disorganization, ' There is every sign of extreme dls-otganizatiou among the enemy's forces at vulnerable points In his line. To the north of I'eronne, along a front extending many kilometres there are, troops of all kinds promiscuously collected and thirty battalions of this linlei-ogenoiis righting luiiterlal have been thrown slovenly into the breach. In front of Cambral, Colonel I'"al)ry poims out in the Oui. eleven divlHlona were ))lled up on a narrow front, and lie further deals with the situation at Cainhral thus; "The arrival ot a British- army at ilic gates of Cambrai wlien , everything was i)Uiet in the trenches from I Xieupori to Belfort was iinwBlcomft i-notigli for the enemy, bui now the ISrilish are smashing the lllndenburg line and advancing on Camhrai with :tlie eneniy'.s armies everywhere in re-treai, " PAGE NKNB DEATH SENTENCES, Washington, Sept. 4,-Death sentences passed on ton negro soldiers who participated in the riot at Houston. Texas, August j'X, l!tl7. have been commuted to life imprisonment by President Wilson. SALARY OOESTION AT POSHES' MEE I ITamillon. Sept, 4, -The seventeenth I bi-anniifil (.�ouvonlion of the Federated I Association of Letter (,'arriers of the i Dominion opened at the Royal Con-I naught today with a large attendance of delegates from all over Canada. '. Owing to the resignation of President JBeauprB of .Montreal. S\'illiam A. Mc-I Donald of this city, presided. Mayoi Booker, Adam Hrown. Hamilton's vet-jeraii postmaster, and William Cas.'^i-I day, a laiior leader, welcomed the vlsll-I ors. There was a lively discussion over a western branch which sent an extra delegate after being warned that tho additional representative could not attend unless the branch paid his expenses. i The most important business lo come before the convention, of course. Is the salary matter. 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