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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 11LK LKTllUlUIHlli D.ML.V 11KUA1JJ Tl'KSlUV. SKPTKMBRn 11. 10W Great Amount of Gas NOW Being Used on West Front (By tho Canadians Overseas Canadlan Headquarters In France, Tin London, Sepl. most Im- portant development on Ibis part ol the tront during Ine I'M tlio Increasing use ol gas shells by Hie enemy In retaliation (or the frequent projection ol gas cylinders Into Hie Ccruiau The gas projectors s a contributing feature ot lliosa cal- amities. rubber ot the German sks Is poor and teari rcadllj. ol leather h.ve been served out to Iho meiny on tnls parl ol the front. Tho leather 1. kcr, but parl ol te ron. well oiled, and la easily put on, but not BO (lalckly as rubber. Tne en- as sssss ot BO (lacy as method ol retaliation for fas ll cks I. by ronc.nlr.Wd.toU vrlU Almost every prisoner who Is brought In tells ol sovcro losses through toe use ot aealnat thU German troopa In Lens. Men capiurcd two diya BIO slated Inat week a company o( tne 1st Kuard regiment lost 20 dead ai tho result ot a shell riloJine in tbo cellar where they lay Ilefore they could eel on the had overcome them. Another company ot tho aaiuc reEi- mcnl had sevcoteen casualties from -as In ono day, ol which seven died icfore their removal to the hospital Tho [allure, of Germany to ohlam sutflclont sutplles ol nibber prohahly nemj PHONE s shell behind our UL .nuch larger calibre than any lereloforc used by him. A slug hell of lhal site would Lot serlousl) ndaneer our men In o that Germany Is altemptlnK o direct a conccnlrallon ol gas shells I'pon our artillery post Ions or more ot such shells re ease much gas which permcals the almos- i and makes II advisable lhat in tho vltlnlly. especially those down the wind wear masks. Despllo these difficulties our gunners continue lo carry out their work o. destroying tho enemy gun pils. U. S. Ship With Others Attacked But Sink the Hostile Craft i Wnslilnston, Sept. Secretary of tho Navy Daniels announced late today lhat a lypoeraphlcal error In the cablegram describing Iho encounler between the slcamer Wcstwego and lioslllo submarlnts had made U ap pear that sll submarines' bad been sunk and that in fact tho report said one of tho submarines probably had been destroyed. Washington. Sent. hoslil Bubmarlncs are believed to bavo bee destroyed off Iho coast of Franco o September 6, when they attacked fleet of merchant ships ot which tho American slenmcr Weslwego was one Two ot the merchant ships were lost A report from Paris to this ef- fect reached the navy department to- FOUND NOT GUILTY OF MURDER London, ll.-Uent. Jloutlas Malcolm, on trial for the murder o "Count" Daumbcrg. was today found not guilty, by a Jury at tho Old Bailey Police Court. The caso which 1m con characterized as a "drama o anslon" was the first lo be tried her n which the "unwritten law" was th ole defence. A coroner's jury had returned a ver- ict ol "Justifiable homicide" after hc.irlog l.leul. Malcolm's plea that he had killed Uanmbcrg "In defense ol its wife's honor." The caso was one of the- most sensational In London In nany years. ____ Mrs. F. A. Ktoltt lefi ihls morning or a short visit In Great Kails. Mrs. A. Tcnnaut ;md children have returned to Ilielr home In Vancouver a'ler a visit with friends In the city. f The Pblatle Sowing Circle will meet with l.iiwrlo. 1720 Sth Ale. A north on Wednesday attcrnoiio ot i. o'clock. The Indies of Sir Alexander Gnl cbinie: I. O- IX K.. will have cliars of the lea room al tlio Hudson's Ba Co. tomorrow. Miss Madge Kairlcy of SI. Luke' osliltal, Spokane. Is In the city to iLree weeks visit with her parent Mr. and Sirs. It. II. Kairlcy. A cordial Invitation Is eitended to II Ibe members and adherents ot Vesloy Methodlsl Church to a recep- tion to be given for the pastor, Itov. C K Cragg and Mis. Craeg. on icsday evening at S o'clock In ey Mall An excellent program has arranged and refreshmeols will je served. New Fall Dress Goods Make tkeir Debut this Week at Call in and View this 54 INCH HEAVY ENGLISH ItuG YAKDS IX. In Indigo ilycs. Tliia week only. 23 C 1JUOAI) STUIl'EI) ALL SILK _..... Yard 35 huhes wide. Ilrown or while or black and In my and brown mlituros. Sillied for y whUe strlues. One Inch wi.le. Splendid for un- or overcoats, also ladles' or girls' S( KI.A.U At.TsMHs. j.mj. Dress Goods Buns. _ lirrss ..._____ vard coats. Good reliabl Goods W Yard also Ies or girs merchandise. Dross s. o Goods Week. Specially prlcexl 1 "IC lf TAILOR TO MEN AND WOMEN 407 FIFTH ST. 5. you can depend oh 11 thai your plumbing IB In perfect condition. Wo glvo each Job our bcsl ef- forts whclhcr It be the Insinu- ation of n new uuheleM lollci or tho repairing n leaking pipe or Joint. When you a lilumblng need cell ua up. We'll respond promptly and do what la needed In the .way. Walker AHolberton Phone 521 Avc. Two Offered But al Ford Discussed Oltnwa, Sept. Ihf. opening of the sitllng ot Iho senile this morning. Senator Landry called attention o press reports of trouble al Ford, put., connected wllli the Inslallallon 'M priest In the Roman Clttollo church. He demanded lo know what part the attorney general had taken In the send- ing of a hundred soldiers lo Sir James Ixragheed said be would enquire Into the mailer..: The bill for the purchase of the Can- adian Norlhern was lakcn up In com- of the whole. Senator Belque oftercd in amendment providing thai the payment for the stock of the dlan Northern should be withheld for .1 period of five years later lhat there might he time (or holders of oultland ng claims It) have lhe opportunlly of establishing them, Tho amendroen as declared lost. Senator Casgrsln offered fin ament rocnl quoting s provision ol the bill o 1914 lo the offect that In the event o Iho default of lhe Canadian Norther tho road should be [diced under th Jurisdiction of the eichequer court 0 Canada. Senator Hlcbard Blaln, wn acting as uhelnnsn'of the commll- 'ee, ruled lhat tho amendment ed lo vary Iho principle of lhe bill; lhat this could not be done In the com- mittee stage; and lhe amendment ras oul of order. Senator offered endraonl, the effect of which that, lhe government should without taymenl under lhe forfeiture proTlslon of Iho 1914, fire hundred million of lhe sin hundred millions of Ihp K In line duality serges, broadcloths, velours, tweeds, gaberdines, etc. A fine selection airtlU your cbooBlng. Prices and up NEW CRETONNES t CHINTZS. In a varied nE5.orlmcnl ol patterns and colors that will afford on easy choice. Priced, TC- Yard. to .1.25' CURTAIN NETS. In ecru, ivory and white in of patterns. All carefully selected and will suit f any room. Prices range from, yard 25c to....... PRINTED MARQUISETTE. 35 In. wide In shades of iiluu, rofc and [nn Have lhat shaiUw cfterl so much sought. Priced. CC Yard ..........-_.......... TERRY CLOTHS. The reversible iahrlc. Looks lite heavy velvet when draped. A line range of colors. 3G Inches wide. Priced, 1 OJ Yard................................ CROFTER'S CLOTH. Also reveislble with n real tapestry effect. Beautiful- ecru shades. 36 Inches wide. Priced specially, "115' Yard SILKOLINE. Pretty for comlorlcr covering nml bedroom drapes. 36 inches wide. Beautiful colors and neat patterns. Priced, rjjfc Yard, 30c and COLORED MADRAS. In self toned brown nnd green. inches wluc. Price, yard PRINTED REPPS. Soft rich tones In many shades These display new dealglia and will he much In evidence for Iho homo decorating. 36 Inches wide, n-lcco. Yard -uuv MADRAS MUSLIN. In plain ecru ihartei. Jl lo 45 inches wide. Various designs to choose from. Priced, yard 5fir- 3UC PLAIN MARQUISETTE. In ecru. Ivory, beige arid white. 38 and 10 inches wide. Mercerized finish. Will launder splendidly. ISC Priced, yard PRINTED ENGLISH LIN- z .Q wWo (n 1.25 rose and blue shaded It lasls, yd. l.WV (fbmpanij. rOMMISSIONCft__S lea Mackenzie and -iirress of the enlernrlse Mann in m" would be'cbntlriucd. The mmennment wa. declared lost; Senalor Choquclle.offered nn amena- .IMXnoMCr. of IheribsldlVrycomp.n I fof lhe Canadian Northern lie sl- ed that Ihf whole vilue of the C.N.H Smo Irom comvanle and. bi (hese'com ould gel' nothing for wha of'the ot mo C.n.ol.B Norlher tnd Qutbeo lo lose It all. under dljcu Blon the one o'clock adjournment. People's Forum THANKS RED LADIES of Elzlkom not only worked very hard for Ihe duration of the far but are con- stantly working and cirh montn they send lo Medicine Hat a tag o work done thus averaging a sum o! from twenty to twenty-nvo dollars ner month lor Hie Cross, bence we feel ureat credit Is due to them for a the Stockholm peace conference, llsposcd lo glfe lhat collaboration la. M. Palnlevc. Delegates Oi the soclallal party wort to meet with M. Palnleve today ill It Is considered th.it the social- ists have sererel EU'.kom, Sept.-1C, o the Eldtor of the Herald: wanl lo csptess me eelinss'of' tho'people of El7.lko.ni nnd worlhy efforts mil orlh by lie Kljiuom HCO i.ross com- mlltee, especially during tho fnlr. Aug. Sthl'isn, this committee.provided a land 6nd supplied the e.lablcs on lhe .Ir (tronhds all day. A very efficient staff worked nurd -and met tho.dc Wilde of Iho crowd very won. derfully, and; certainly did bandlo Ihinss right oven lo staying iinii plylSg supper lo Ihoso who slaycd to lance al nlghl. Mrs. .Oiloby a beautiful sllK cushion which when raffled on realized tho round sum r.Bled ftr The grand net tolnl ieJllr.ed by lhe snld cofflmll- fes for lhe tfrae of tho fair was Ihree hundred and fllly dollars. of the Hci Cross Soclely IGCL Krcai t-i cun iJ u-- Ihelr unllrhig efforts for the lhe front. Let us boost our noble Bed Cross ladles nnd encourage every ef- fort nut forth for the greal win lhe war propaganda. Yours very truly, James Sergeant, In the cabinet OKOANJKE XBW FRENCH CAT.INET I'arls Sept rnul Palnlcve, inln- SIFTON WONT TALK. Toronto, il.-hon. Arllur li Slflon. premier of Alberta, who the city on his way from lo Kdmonton, will talk on under the snn but federal' Mr. SIfton arrived yesterday from tie cnpltnl and Is slaying nt the Ed- wanl hotel. Me Is one of the. wot- trn lenders "mentioned In dlspmlcnes In connection with In connection wivn i effort to form a union government but he declines lo admit II, or erep 1'arls, Sept. min- ister of war. who last night accepted lhe (ask of forming a new mlnlslry, j Immediately besan holding conferenc. cs with parly representatives the prevailing Impression In political err-: cles Is lhat he will succeed In foralns I a cabinet. II is understood tKei socialist psrty leaders who refssed to coflsborate wllh Alexandra Rlbot, be- cause It Is of his refnHl to Issne passports to lhe French lo mention It. ;