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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, lfT18 THE LETHBpIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN (By J. F. B. IJ/osny. Canndian ProKS CoiTesponileiit). With the Canadian Forcos,.Sept. 7. -SoniB idea of the task ijorformed by Ontario Infantry in- their advance on. the north Oaniliral-Toad and between thore and the Bonsoo river when, with other Imperial divisions, lliey stormed the Qnioant-DrQcourt lirfu on tlio morning ot Morfday last, can bo gatliercd from a_trlp along this road u]) lo the villages bordering on the Canal Du iS'ord. Vis-li^n-yVrtois, a ruin oC Hulible, v.-as then in onr hand.s. Tlienco the (,'ruund olimbu ge]itly upward cast-ward to lljo Hiinlren road connecting J llendecgnrl and Dnry. Tlirough here' tliere are no Ipss than live eneiuy trench systoiarf" with iviro evurywliere. The aunlcen road wa.s held in great force and the Ontario battalion wa.s somewhat cut up before it captured the 14 machine gnn posts in front ot it This was tile .same battalion that, in the Amiens show, captured Lo-(luesnel in the face'oi; very strong on-emy defense, including five whizz bang hattorias and macliino-^un nests. Tills feat was acio'inpllsiieW by a brilliant turning,,mbyemont and tliu result was a capture.'ol! "a,.cpnipleic division headquarters,and vast stores which gave all raiiks .ini (Jie battalion a cliange of underwear;lind new boots. Notliing' of the'.Klitd ji' w^as possible iicrc, but the baUSlion. wont grimly forward niitil it carried' the crcst 'by assaiiH and turned in a large number of prisoners. Tills battalion belongs to the brigade tliat captured and has since constructed thf!-,apex of the 3ensee river and tlio tJuiial J;n JVord triangle. A Quebec batUlion fought through the niarsliy ground all along the river. This area is disaocted ))y d^itche.s and is Silled witli machine gun posts. Brilliant Work. Novel and liriiliant reconnaissance worlc for this atlack was done by a brigadier, who advanced OOOn yards in front of his line in a whippet tank. "He's always trotting about the front line," said a menrher of his J' AUCTION SALE OF A CHOICE HERD OP DAIRY COWS UNDERSIGNED IS SELLING THE FOLLOWING S" AT HIS HOME 211 21st STREET, NORTO LETHBRipGE On TUESDAY, SEPT. 11th, 1918 AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP 3.1 head of dairy cov.s. supposed to be in calf, ranging from Z (o 7 yrars old, and one Imll; 1 due in September; 4 due in December; 3 duo in January; 5 due in February and March. TERIVIS CASH These are all domestic cows, perfectly quiet for man or woman to milk. Tliese will be sold without reserve. This is a rare chance to purchase lueooi] dairy_ cow. A. J. BUTTERWICK & SON, Proprietors ' GEO. P. PORTER, AUCTIONEER AUCTION SALE OF Farm Stock and Implements AT 0. H. BENSON'S FARM Three Miles North of Commerce and Nine Miles East of Nobleford, Section 36-10-22 On Friday, Sept. 13 AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP EVEfVYTHING WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE AS THE PROPRIETOR HAS RENTED HIS FARM. IMPLEMENTS 1 John Deero hinder, 8 ft.; 1 Deering single disc drill, 22 disc; 1 Cockshutt single disc drill; 1 4-Bection Iron harrow; 1 subsoil packer; 1 10-�t cultivator; 1 Deering mower; 1 MCCorniick mower; 1 hay rake; 1 double disc liarrow; 1 heavy democrat buggy; 1 Emerson gang plow; 1 Jolin Deero sulky plow; 1 ton scale; 1 wheel scraper; 1 pair bob alefghp; 1 single buggy .with pole aad Bhafts; 1 blacksmith outfit; 1 6-li!orse-power stntiona:-y engine; 1 feed grinder, 3 rollers; 1 garden cultivator and seeder; 1 wagon and 140 bushel grain tank, neiv; 1 truck gear; 4 wagons; 6 sets douhle work harness; 2 single harnesses; 5 gas drums; 1 bicycle; beds, springs and bedding; 1 Jlagnot cream separator and other articles too numerous to mention. HORSES 1 black gelding, il years; 1 groy gelding, 7 years; 1 black mare, colt at side, 8 years; 1 sorrel gelding, ,7 years; 1 bay atalUon, 7 years; 1 bay gelding, 7 years; 1 black mare, colt at side, 9 years; 1 buckskin mare, 12 years; 1 black mare, colt at side, 5 years; 1 black riiare colt at side, 5 years; 3 3-year-old mares; 1 3-year old mare, with colt at side; 3 2-year-oId''geldings; 1 year-old mare; 1 year-old gelding. Hor.?oS weigh frpm 1200 lbs. to 1600 lbs. , CATTLE 1 cow, 7 years; 1 cow, 4 yeai-s;, 1 heifer, 2 years; 2 calves, 7 months. � ; TERMS ON ABOVE All sums of $10 and under cash. Over this amout 25% cash; balance 12 months/credit on furnishing approved joint notes at 8%; or 8% off for cash on all credit amounts, CARS, THRESHING OUTFITS AND PIANO One five-passenger Chevrolet car; one Ford roadster with truck body; one 12-20 Heider gas tractor In good condition; ono Minneapolis Separator 24-26, in good condition; one triple engine plow with extra breaker bottoms; one Willis Player Piano nearly new. Terms on these: Halt cash, balance 12 months credit on furnishing approved joint notes -M S'": nr S% off for cash on credit amounts. * O. H. BENSON, . Owner J. A. SMITH, Auotioneer staff, explaining his absonco, "iia is a regular dare-devil, who isn't happy if he Isn't in the thick ot it." tJpntrlbutory to this success was the excellent work of our artillery and in particular a :tbe city today im lii.-. wny to the I-'ow Island gas field lo tesi, out the | gas there with a view to learning the ' possibility of oxtractinK gasoline or other highly volatile oil.-; ilierefrom. Mr. Bowling is groatl.^- interested in this work, and has alrpady covered the province from the Peace River country south this lav. At the Dingman and otlier wells in Okotoks field tests were made with the gas showing that a ffilrly high percentage ot gasoline can be extracted but the exact results ot the test are' j not yet known. This Gas Too Dry In the Bow Island field, however, it is not expected that gasoline -will be available from the gas wliifh Ik much more dry. However, .Mr. Dowling rather expects- to be nlilc lo secure a methane product whicli will probably increase the strengtli of kerosene so that it will bo equal to a distillate.-ranging in value fes a power fuel somewhere between gasoline and kerosenc. Soc Artesian Wells While in Bow I.sland .Air. Dowling will investigate the artesian wells which have iieen drilled .^outli of Grassy Lake' this ^;iimmcr'. He is greatly interested in the success of the artesian well ba'siu in tlio southea.st country and declaro.-i tliat tho discovery means ?15 per ncrc on the value of the land within tlie basin. Oil in Peace Riv.er Speaking ot the Peace River field ho states tliat there is crude oil there, and that wells may lit' put down which will -i�ump about barrels a day of crude oil. The wells are slightly un-! der 1000 feet in dcjith. Going be.vond j that mark releases salt water which i rises and tlow.s ovpr the top of the pipe. While in the south .Mr. Dowling will' also Investigate the now well the Natural Gas Co. is putting down at Burn-well in the hope of striking an auxiliary gas flow._ . A Monument to Goo j Taste Simplicity in/ a monument erected' as a memorial tribute to the departed loved one is better than elaborateness. However, we are prepared to furnish both kinds, in fact we meet any requirements. May we be favored ' with your request for an estimate. Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Works R. Needs, Prop. 8th Street S, 0 OlEl Victoria,, Sept. 7.-Col. J.- Edwards Leckie, C.M.G., D.S.O., a brother ot Major-Gen. Leckic, G.O.C., has been appointed to a command in the British army for service on the Murnian coast. Col. Leckie was formerly in command of the ItJth Battalion. F DEVOTION ^ to the pcotession and a desire to excel'has urged us to keep abreast ot all discoveries a.nd improvements with regard to UNDERTAKING A*NO EMBALMING and wo are able to perform the duties Incidental to the occasion with pronfptness, delicacy and entire satisfaction. HAVING CONTRACTED with reliable f(rms before^ advance in prices, we, therefore, are In a position to meet the requirements of tho public at lowest prices. Motor Equipment. MacKay & MacKay 803 Third Avenue South Phone 1802 Lethbridge, Alia. BEING OONE fOR WOUiED SOLOiERS The work that Canada has-dono and is doing for her wounded soldiers in the way of hospital treatment and re-education is fully set forth in "Canada's Work for Wounded Soldiers," a fiva-reei serial produced by the Department of - Soldiers' Civil Re-es-tablibhment, and shortly to be exhibited in theatres throughout Canada. It is little realized by tho Canadian public that Canada leads the World in this work, her system having been copied by Australia, and, more receat-ly by the United States. The film shows every phase of the work, from the deck of a hospital ship in a Canadian port to the shop, office, or farm where the returned soldier'is working, after having been educated at government ex])ouse. Any man whose war wounds prevent him from resuming his pre-war occupation is entitled to such education, and is trained in a suitable tradc or profession. Some ~ of tho most interesting �sciences in the film are those illustrating occupational therapy-where men are encouraged to use injured muscles or mombers by being given some simple and useful work such as carpentry and woodcarvhig, which arc found to be particularly beneficial. Of special interest, not only to the general public, but to medical men are the scones showing tho use of the apparatus at Hart House, Toronto, and other places, for rostpring flexibility and po' iUiSj'VHTJS-Al.' r AW 1^ Ford and Service ' Of the Ford Car, itself, surely little need be said. Everyone knows its supreme value. Its reputation as a most-car-for-the-money automobile has penetrated to farthest regions and to all points of the compass. This reputation has been,, in no sense, a "lucky" happening. Excellent in design and long in value-to-the-dollar, as the Ford Car undebatnbly is. it could never have won its reputation had not the Company back of it recognized how essential Real Service to the buyers and owners ot Ford Cars was liound (o be. The juan paying -over his good money for a. motor car wants a car, not for part of the time, not for most of the time, but for all of the time. And the Ford-owhor can count on that! No matter where he may go. what'difficultios he may encounter, he 'Will find Ford Service almost at his instant call-at any rate, so near and so ready that the response for help will surprise and gratify him. Realize ihis-in every city and in every town of any size in Canada is located a Ford Dealer. It is the Ford Company's boast, as it has been their ambition, that, no matter where a motorist may tour, ho can find a Ford Dealer with a fully equipped Service Station ready to give him. the assi.'itance or advice bo wants. Ford Service Is a Service that is not a mere slogan, not a well-sounding phrase, but , A Very Real Thing We have on hand a COMPLETE STOCK OF REPAIRS AND ACCESSORIES of Ford Cars and Trucks and can fill any orders on short notice. FORD GARAGE C. C. McCREERY, Manager H. E.MEIBACH, Proprietor U take Ih4 unctrtmnty out ef tirt-bvying. IN previous talks -we have shown you that the durability of a tire depends on the quantity and quality of the materials used; and -we have already ahowo. you h.ow to detemiine the quuitity. But you cannot gauge th�s quality of rubber and fabric in a tire simply, by looking at it. You must be guided by the experience and reputation of the tire maker. The world's first pneumatic automobile tire and tube were made by Michelin back in 1895. Since'that time the House of Michelin (founded 1832) has concentrated on the production of pneumatic tires only, and today has factories in the United States, France, England and Italy, with selling branches in every comer of the world. Thus the. scientific brains of the entire' globe have been and are at Michelin's disposal. More and Better Materials is the Michelin watchword. Yet Michelin Tires are not high priced. Ikt WcMia tl�lwSl ytnimui ItlS Sole Distributors for Alberta Foundry Products Limited, CALGARY ALBERTA Lethbridge Agents Bijoa Motor Parlors ltd ;