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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta >AGE FOim T.HE SI..*!* DAIJuY HERALD ESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, iOtS ...... .-tEbe' ' Xctbbrit>oe, BlDerta AIUV- ANO'WCEKl.Y '?HB tCTHBRItiQE HERALD PRINT INQ COMPANY, LIMITED MS (th Straet Ssuthi Lethbrldg* W. A. Buchanan ftMldeat and Maaaci�C I>|rector \Nka Tomnct  - BniinMB Manacw rSLRPHONES Imitaeat Of floe ......IMI Mltor'nl Officf .......U>t \ Subaerlptlcn Ratan Mly, eelivsred, per week thUr, dellwed, per yew bally, by mall, per yaw ,......!*� �>y P�r ifi'S-JI Iraeklyrby mtdl par year te TT.B..HO* Date* at expiry ot aabacrlptioiia ap^ Mar dally on addrea* label Accept-toee of -papere rJtci explrmtt* oate If ear aathority to continue the tti>-�orlptloa. THfe PROQRESS OF THE WAR. 'Serbian foK^es haije been heard from igaln for th6 first time, practically llace Germanj' overran the countrj'. Re-organized under allied direction, they have assumed an offensive on the Macedonian front, -with allied troops. They are making progress tgalnst the Balgariaos. 'On the .Lorraine front, tie Amerl-. eans are pressing forward for a cros-tlng of the Moselle river,- in spite of resistance from the Germans. The J&eticans have advanced about ten miles since the commencement of their drive, and have taken over 20,000 prisoners. The British  aje tightening tbelf lines about'St Quectin, and are^'^novr-moTlng-trp from, the northwest.- - CAN'T BLUFF THE ALLIES. Austria's peace soundings should not be heeded. They are merely Intended to slacken the allied offensive and enable -the barbarians to. catch their, breath and strengthen their resistance. Anstrta taffwi the sort of � peace the allies demand. If it sincerely desires peace then let it come ont'ia the open,-ieonfess'its'eins and fcccgpt the terji^s. Thoge teraia^ aire not''exacting; they simply demand that- democratic principle^ shall prevail-throui^hdij^beivprld. Anstpfa and Ger|nan^-'.-anftt^ijurtor' and Bulgaria needn'ft|^k*"ttat'"ihey d^'knif the Allies. Nations that have deluged the world with war, shed the blood of countless, thousands, combatants and son-combatants and resorted to all UnSs' of devilish practices, mnst be ' properly punished and forced to ao-epj the righteous terms of the victors.- Nothing else -will satisfy the world. Aa long as victory was theirs, thejtHuns kept boasting ultimate domination; now that they are being driv-n'back -we must not heed their cries . lorJ a fifty-fifty peace. It must be a l�mdred-per cent or nothing. LA"W BREAKERS AND THE OFFICERS OF THE LAW. There seems to be considerable dissatisfaction with the administration ot the. liquor laws in certain portions �f the province. Lax enforcement is charged by -responsible bodies. The ^tlW attorney general must give these eoinplainta serious consideration and Inreatigation. Inspired by a sltuatlon-In municipal circles - in Vancouver, brought about .by a recent murder in that city, fJie' Kamloops StandJiid-S�tl^el made this very sound obser-Tatlon: ' And tiit;: T#inf s this violation of ��mbllng''ind Hatlor laws dovm to the concrete jpi^irpbsltlon. Can such violations cohtli^ue -In any town -without the connivance of those in power? A child, or"eyen a novice, in affairs of this kind,',Jsnowfl full well that the police are-,not ignorant of any piiblte frrpngdoliig in their commualty within a reasonable time. This luis been demonetrated the last lew days -In Vaacouver. It has 'been demonstrated times "Without number throughout B. C. Continual violation of laws can be carried on only a short time, unless such %'lolatlons are with the permission of the police authorities. TVe are not saying that police authorities are directly responsible for liquor law infractions In this province, but it is only natural that where almost 'Wide open evasion of the law is evident, the poMce should be credited -with knowledge that the offenoa exists but refuse to deal with It IMPRESSIONS OUR CANADIAN ^MEN Canadian vromen have  played a wonderful part In war effort; they have certainly surpassed th^ stay-at-home men. Most of their work, however, has been confined to patriotic organizations, raising njoney'or working to provide comforts for the men overseas. It is a very necessary and a very valuable work and the soldiers appreciate it Nothing brings more cheer to the men in the trenches than the letters and parcels from the folks back home> They are a ray of sunshine In o life where many clouds gather. It is in providing these rays of sunshine that our women have won crowns of glory, Greater than all has been the sacrifice of loved ones, the only son, In hundreds ot cases, by the mothers of Canada, and don't \ let us forget also tbe giving up of the husbahd by the wife, and the father by the children. The sacrifice, indeed Is heavy but the consolation, it Is real! There is no nobler place to die today than In France. Do we get the vision, the meaning ot the struggle Do we realize that earth's greatest .heritage is in the balance and'that ciir boys are ^ing so that those who live may possess liberty and democradji? If liberty and democracy ^e worth more to us than servitude and autocracy then death to retain them has Its consolations for those who give up their loved ones. ' And then we havb brave women administering to the ^Ick and wounded at home, lii England, and id the Var zones. Theirs is a beautiful life of sacrifice. Far away from loved ones, they live to save and help, and cheer our -vrpunded soldiers. They may be ln->hospttal^as "most "of them ,a^eT-they may be packing .parcels tor the Red Gross or the prisoners of -war, they- may be engaged in V.A.D. work, j but In -whatever form of'service they are engaged, they are doing their "bit." Without them victory could hot be won or the occasional detea't borne with brave hearts. - -* PICKED UP m -* PASSING T^ '"^y The C. N. R. Is havlnK 60.000 ties cbt xmder contract In the Nelson district. ' , It 1� ^peoted that between 700 and 800 soldiers will be quartered at Moose Jaw during the coming winter. Joseph Miller, seven years old, 10 WIdmer street was drowned at the foot of Yonge street, Townto. Second Lt. R. Xi. Jacks and Cadet H. W. BoHsfleld were killed In an airplane accident at Boarasville. Rev. A. L. Frivser, of Westminster church. Smith "l^alls, has accepted a call to Halifax. Leo St. Denis, of -Walsh-,- Altn., son oE Frank St. Denis, formerly R. N. W. M, P. scout, has been killed In action R. Home SmU^. of Toi'onto, Is to be appointed fuel --commissioner' for Ontario In succession to R. C. Harris. A tuber so large that it served a family of live for one meal was talf v/ell known hotels and cafes in the city -svere charged'and found guilty of violations of .th? act governing^ the serving of meat on certain days and at certain meals. The suggesion thct Vancouver Is-Jand should be called Quadra Island was advanced at a meeting of the Victoria Board of Trade. The matter came up following criticism of a,n article in an eastern financial paper which dealt with the pbsBlbiilties ot developing trade between Canada and Siberia, and alluded to Vancouver as the farthest port in Canada. The council took exception to this, and the discussion developed into various suggestions being advanced to prevent Vancouver la-land being confouaded with Vancouver, . ^ A large field of pota.sh has been discovered two mile.? from Porre.s, Sask., and is alleged to be superior to the samples discovered north of Maple Creek, Analystical rsheniists In Regina openly scoff at tho whoje story of potash In commercial quantities in that province, claiming that potash Is rarely found in the alkali deposits of the prairies. Dr. Charlton, provincial bacteriologist says that he has been given samples secured from three miles of the big deposit north of Maple Creek and from the same valley, and declares that there is merely a slight trace of potash, and lUat the deposit is HodJura sulphate, and worth only a few cents a pound. He- s&ys that in hundreds of analynw ot alkali waters in the province he-has not detected more than a ieaiO� itS notasb. Grape growing is a success at Grand Porks. B. C. ^ Rev, D. T, aicCllntock, ot Nelson, has declined a call to tho United church, of Fernle.; Toronto retail milk dealers say they win not pay tbe increased price to the producers. W. P. Hinton, of the Grand Trunk Pacific, thinks the western wheat crop will be 160,DOO,000 bustiels. Rev. J. B. B. Mcllroy was Inducted and ordained to Cowa.n'.\venue Presbyterian church, Tpronto. ;^Irs, Gusiie'il ob-Byron, Ont. was killetl by being run ijver by au automobile near her hoine. >- Lieut-Chas. B. Robinson, M. C, a former Snlvntion "Army officer; has been killed in action. The Central Coimcil" ot Ratepayers of Toronto is against the government loan to municipalities to build houses. A Bat^k, a Telephone Central and Co-operative Elevatqr Are All Required polite reply, "Lino busy." 4iraost wild with ^.-casperatlon, he slarained tho receiver Into place Arid sjildirwiU some-hero drlve.'nie l4i�J Lethbrldgo d I -want 1.0 ohod phone .st at hand they dash-jolly. one quick. My wifo Is .dyln|| (Ki-om Our Own Ciorresponaont) Coaldale, Sept 16.-A steady strertm of Jour-horse teams were hauling loads j of fragrant baled hay into Coaldale. Our tall friend, Shemick .-was kept busy weighing and checking. Sudden; ly a man riished into his office. "Say! May 1 use your phone?"-he panted. "Sure," was tbe reply. The man seized the phone and rang for Central. No answer was forthcoming, however. He rang again, this time both long and loud, again he listened- in vain for a reply. Muttering an oath he twisted Uie handle in a manner to start even the most stubborn Ford car,'and. at last heard the operator say, "Number." The man repeated the number of a well known doctor, and felt relieved. His satlsfaetloti was short-llvod, however, for afte-r listening about ftve.mluutes no reply of any kind could be heard. Grinding his teeth ho again rang furiously for Central, and received the get a doctor,-but this Is useless." A fartiiei\i offered his car aiid !,qulO; ed out ot sight toward f � Tho Incident led to qhlte an animated dlacusKlon amonit '^tie |iys0nders. All agreed that th* .teloplnjine system at Coaldale %y\i\s sfnore o'*iai|ienta/l than useful. Eyprybprty if the district has Butierod' man^ thfligs at its h^nds, yet' TlothlnK I? .donw to mfend matters.- ; � V , _ . The talk led to Ji\6 diBfllission of othe'r local - nopAa, and; op^wtunities. It was asserl,ed that we ougm to have a telephone central at Coanlale, as telephones are expenslvo_,or|aments. At that moment the pastol of,the church came up., "Mr. ShenacH, can you cash a cheque fpr'JlOO;" hi asKed. "Can't do It," the popular hAr d.ealer realled. "Didn't know preachi's'ever had that niuch money," heladded. "Oh," said the pastor, "but y lu are in Coaldale now, remember, where hay is ?30 per totf." . f "I can't understand why we haven't a bank here anyway," a local mignate replied. "Every time wo want to do any business Ave are driven to Leth-brldge. � Now If we had our own bank here wo could get much better! treatment, and al the sftme'time the pVeach-er here could cash- his cheque 'whenever he needs to do so." Just then a man came In from Iron SpringB, "rWlsh the dbfiiaiile U.F.A. would get busy on the co-operntlve pie-yiitor quentlop," he 8�|d. "If. ive'.liac^ one hero we could g^t thoisaijno pricp^ and weights that nro given In Lethbrldgo." . "" "It's too bad that the Farmers' Elevator Co, ht^ve stopped building because of the price ot material," another man said. And sO thie cenyer-sation drifted along, and ^uched upon the school fair to be heliTph Septem ber 26th next. Everybody agreed that the Idea Is good. We hope that they will help it with their prei^ence and tlniE! also, dome and encourage tho children. j / . It was mentioned that thoi very/fine school building was a credit to the place and that It might be use'd still further for oommunlty purposes. " Reading rooms, billiard tablet; and smoking rooms might be initalled, so that all the social Hte of the community might be kept under pfopsr auspices. All these things were talked about: and then everybody got. Into their cars, went home, and did jidtUlng further about it - 1 TIDAt WAVE. Toklo, Tuesday, Sept. lO.-^During an eruption of a' volcano "on "tfrup Island, one of the JCurU^'grfftip, there was a terrific e^HjiloBlcJn, according to advices received Kere^ 'This caused a great tidal wave, -which'ove^helni-ed a force ot men at vwork refloating a sunken ship, drowning; 29 of them. AcknowUiiimenU ta Luki fHiti ' I every home there comes a time when every thought^ X every hope, every prayer for the future centres on the; recovery of one loved one. In that hour of anguish, every meads to recoyery is sought--the highest medical skill, trained nurses, costly treatment. Does the price matter? It may be so great as to stagger the imagination-a sum beyond the possible. But does anyone ask, *'Can we do it ? " Money or no money, they do 'it. And. somehow they pay. . It may mean doing without things . they think they need.^ It may -mean privations, sacrifices, hardships. They make unbelievable savings, they achieve the impossible, %ut they get the money to pay. If anyone gays "I cannot save let him consider to what extent he would pinch himself to relieve the sufferings of a loved one at home; and surely he vyould not pinch les�' for,our fighting brothers in "France., Without suffering actual priva-' tions, nearly every family in Canada can reduce its standard of living, can practice reasonable thrift, can . make cheerful sacrifice to enrich the;: ' . life-blood of the nation. ?' To-day in this critical period of our nationhood, there is imperative need for MONEY-vast sums of money. OEtly one way nowremains to* obtain it. ' ' The nation must save, every community, every family, every individual Canadian must save. You vf\vo read this, get oqt-pencil and paper-NOW. Set down, the iterris of your living expens?. Surely you will find some items there you can do without. Determine to do without them. Start,TO-DAY. Save your money so th^t yo^ may be in a position to lendJt,to^?>^our country in-its tirnc of neerf. ' Publislied under the Authbrity;6t The Minister of Finaaice. , , of Canada; rjajsasiea ;