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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR LKT11BH1DGE HERALD TUESDAY. SEPTKMBKH IB, 1917 oeillt to .Ihe d.ifrlctU tries to repre Erery Improvement on Lite ecr vice be.DR rendered !s these ob- In Thfl la Ihe onl dally being published In whit CTerV ffif cwiiWers to be the roost pro? Jn the Vest, and as.BBC fwl thtt any serrlce ire can ren- U.'aonc'loo good. J .We feel also that the ireraltl 13 the Vat pobHclfr medium this district md strictly lo thai ie business, it whl not he ooj bpforc Germany vlll cry qulls nd Russia will be able lo go about 10 reconstruction of the now republic peace. A few y-boal3 operaUng off the msrican coast will cause. Uncle Sam 'speed upward the German armfcs France will feel the lash ot bi5 nhlp liLUe earlier. BuL at thai the U-bcal eeni3 to QBTB had its day. It is angerous yet, of course, out It Is cntstripped by aillcd pluus for rercoalnfi Jls effectiveness. Ottawa. ScpL J. D. minister of in the commons bis alLemoon tabled Ihe final batch f suppIemenUry estimates for the esstoD. They total The 'st'prpposetl vote is a sum of or ibe following purpose: To Increase the minimum salary o[ railway mall clerks from to and to raise Ibe r-nnual in- creaces o[ railway mall clerfcs'from 150 to ?100 Incases where the salary 3 over naming1 anything In the civil service acf, or the posloffice act; also to the payment of pro- visional allowance of each to ci- vil service employees of Lhe oulstde Eerrlce of the poaloffice department whose salaries are and under, And also to provide for Iho estabUsh- nie'nt lospeclorate at' North Hattlcford, Saslc. A sum ot J55.0GO Je provided for pay- ment ol Ibe Indemnities of mernbera of the house .of commons and senate who have been ahsenl trom Ottawa (jnrllouary of the Ibe llussiau ministry of l mission for la the E. J. Heisler. hifih secretary of (ho I.O.I-'., for Mova Scolla. tiled suddenly iu Toronto. Mall a million manuals have been distributed by the American lied ot the national army are 10 be allowed to carry swag- cr FtlcXs alter all, The little Bandbox thcairo In N'ew York has closed Its doors, and will be converted Into a bank. l Prlralc5 In Ihe U.S. national annj are lo get first caH lor commissions ct Hit ilitrd training camp. Eight hundred union jewellery rorkers in Newark, a out unless (liey learo Iho union. The clerk of Xcw Toronto ivas dis- jlsseil on the ground that he ha.d ne- glecled his duties. Hutuher Bay ratepayers declared in favor of a narrower and cheaper raJI- ivay to Mfrnfco. Tbp chairman of the board of cdy cation of Toronto, ashed lor a report on coal versus oil as a fuoL hundred takers in New York stale decided to soil bread at coal for the duration of tbc "wpr. A seven-passenger airplane was flown from Fortress iloiiroe, Ya., to New York, by an Italian alJilary aviator, Hanley, of the Tombs, X' fork. Is lonely, for ba has only 135 'guests" awaiting trial, the lowest number in tlio history of the jalL The embargo on gold ciport fs stal- ed to bare resulted Irora the discov- ery of a German scheme lo sejze and rob gold cari-yins vessels. Robert Charles Wall. 25, oC East Elinhurat, is.under arrest as a slacter, on Information laid liy hla Tlie U.S. government Trill shl.o rail- my locomotives and cars lo Russia, md send men Lo help operate tnte roads. The Orange order has issued a mani- festo appealing for support for con- scription candidates only in the gen- eral election. Men recruited by'the British mis- sion in the United SLatea. complain they ara not allowed lo join Ihe units promised vraen they lift their homes. i Mayor Charles II. Clendenoihg, of iagara Falls, baa been appointed by LlTlngslooc on the tribunal unilcr the military service act. The death Is announced In action of Blackwood, third son on the first Marqula of DufTerlc, form- er governor-general ol Canada. James Stortts, dead In the G.T.H. yard at Belleville, just after going lo work, llvf born In Belleville 43 years ago, and leaves a wi'e and six children. was Tlstled hy, a disastrous fire v.-hlch did damage lo the'extent of about Seven business places. Including the British hotel and ITVD residences, were Utally destroycd- The minister ot public works and fisheries gave farmera residing fn tho EIay of Qulnte district permission to JUh. during Ifac dose eeaEon in of the need lo conserve bee; and bacon for ihe allies. F. Newman, honorary superin- tendent of the Heel Cross fruit kitchen, Hamilton, fell fifteen feet down an I'nHed Stales, was cclelraicJ lu Kuox 1'ktou. Additions and improvements aro shortly to be made to the pbut at Stic) rlfl.rrmhiiULoii. He mopped up two Hufts ot cue my 1rrncb.cs. Major John S'uart Totld moved (eaf leeily from (rout to front encouraging and (usiJlrms his utcii umler niost try. taf clrcuuutauccs. I.Icut.. Jfliuea Uulrrt Trolter, cavalry, twenty-four Jiours nearly a mllo our ndvanccil line and aU killed sirong pntrol, thereby pre.vcnilnf Ihe enemy discov- ering our approach. Lieut, lllcbards CougLIH YA'ebber, el- taousb'FOTorelir wounded oa LheVuy to Iho Onk35lDg station aiid duj oul' two men Lurled by sboll, sutcudtd devoilon. Hciiry N'ewton Wool (on. arlil- A plla of auimuLilt Ion set bu promptly, with op.0 of his can baudlo 400 tons, and wLlb (be great development; .now going on In Iho copper mfnlbg SlstrlcLs of tho pro- vince tbla -capacity Is too small. LI present plains arc tarricil out. nl- tcrallons to'be made tn tlio plant, wl't; addition' lu, aHcrlQE tbcu to do their refining. permH of opera- tors liftiidliog tons without dif- Acuity, malnder our barrage. (COXTIXUED FB03C KBOXT PiOZl Mcut, James Parrlnglon AUwood, attacking four lines of de- fences. "He asusoieU'couimantr'or an- oincr troop as well as hlj oun and rouBhl in a numter pf rlsoi'ers. v Llrut Arlflur Illchard BaUou, rtar- personal over .nre- ground, Lieut -Allred Boyrguo. ua- chlne guns, loook charge o1 a Icadcr- lesy i.laLoon and cleared lb-3 enemy, Ueul. Loren N. Brown, engineers, maile two jouVneyejunilcr intense bar- rages lor stretchers. Llcul. Xellfs Victor Buchanan, artil- lery, maintained a forward yost under heary fire and went out olitn iula i o] BO. Lieut. Fred Gibson Hullerneld, cav- alry, severely wounded, he femained al thts head of his patrol until he cnl- ]apscJ. Lieut. Duncan Campbell, caralry, rallied the tending squadro'i cnabHni Ilic- capture of a number of prisoners. Llcul. Henry Druco Chown, -arlilJery, senl back the most accurate infcrma- tion for fiftcep hbur ness andjatill w "e-pow- (Co.vfrvuED VBONT TO WOT HE II. Tolilo, Sept. will Beoil !o tho Untied Stales next Alouday an official cotnmleslou com- poscil of fliianclerd end buglnc5s niou who will study war time finance and prctuolo husln'ets tola- lions lu'd America. Uarua Tanelaro Mega la. wUl ho n> pointed chief commissioner ud he will be accompanied by a eUff ot eiperls from Ihe mlDUtrlea of financo and commerce as well aj by [our commlg- s I on erg represent lug I lie commetclil life of the empire. The entrance of America Into Iho war in retarded as creaUug a new or- der of things In toe world of financo and Industry and Japan wishes to adapt herself to Ihe new conditions. Cotniiany In by S. Parent, ex-preniler of Quebec; nnd work licsun. Bridge col.apsed on August 29, HIV.yltl. a loss ol seventy lives. Monetary loss Itomliilon government decided to reconstruct bridge, a contract being el to the St. coin-' pauy, April 4, 35U. cntral fpjn fell Into llie rlrer, Seplornber 11, fourteen men IDS-- their lives. Financial loss ODD. Tho. principal dimensions ot tlio Quebec bridge are: Length from shore to shore, 3.239 feel; width, be- anchor bullreases, feet; length" of central spon 610 feel; height ot central span above water 100 fccL Number or railroad tracks carried, [wo; street car Iracks, tiyo, and roads, two. .The bridge has a central span Jcel "looser than.the Forth br'dBe, hitherto Lhe holder o[ the vrorld's rec- ord. Tho slecl used lu the bridge pounds and cost' COO. The'trip Halifax and Win- nipeg yrlll be cut down by half a day whed the bridge Ig comiiieled. Your Range Should Have a dependable OTBDJ a good wanning 'closet, a durable and ample-sized firebox, easy-working grates, simple draft control and a finish that requires but little attention to keep clean. 'All these and many other desirable feat- ures will be found in KCOTENAY RANGE LOKDOlf TOUOXTO KOiTTHEJl, ST. JOHN. H.B IUKILTON CAlCiRT SiElATOON IDMOKIOK For Sale by the TAYLOR HARDWARE CO. on account o( illness and other nn- elevator shaft In the building where avoidable caasfia. The Item Includes the fnil sessional Jodemnity Tor Hon. H. Bc.and, prisoner of war la Ger- 13717. An iDnirfty of per annutn !s provided for Dr. Thomas Flint, who Is retiring from Ihe position of clerk of the house. Sir Edward Kemp, replying lo a ueslton by 3fr Wilfrid Laarler who asked for the details oi the Canadian loases at Lena, aald that for Ihe laal Lwo wbcke of JVugust they lolnlleJ 5SG. 01 this number 507 were killed" 303 died of wounds'; were wound- ed; 11 wera taken aa prisoners of war, two were tellaved lo he prison- era; 145 were missing, and 25 died of diseases. the kitchen Is located, and sustained fractured shoulder. A spark from a passing traction en- gine la ?alrl to have caused tbe nre which destroyed a barn and another building containing the season's crop of Fred fiolKon, 'River road, Raleigh township, four inlleaVeat of Chalham, Approximately bushels of grain were burned. The marriage of Miss Cdnslancc London, Dally Mall U authority (or a sUtetcenl that Lloydn Is preparing ait exfcaUBtlre entiulry In- to tbe losa of teseola Coaled "mlailng" which are cot Included In the wccbly admlrally rcjKitL. The Dally MaU Baya that lomtllmsa a halt doien or more missing vc.iads arc poster, a day. The Mall says: ..'-The rcaaon (or the InrrcaaQ la nol difficult to .rMfrflrer, In .view ot tlr 'alnk without trace' cipher mensage of the German minister lo Many uteimera which have been post- In r ed this year, na represented less andlatiH moTd'remartab: fra ot encyirnnce. Lieut. James Turner Do me y, vroun fl- ed immediately Icarlcg." the treach, ho continued .to lead his j toon, a splendid eiflm.jjo.ot pluck. Lieut- Ceo, Wilfrid nuEgan, cavalry led daring- -on tour successive nfghts PCjl, then tor pedo parly to Ihc enemy's troni line. LleuL. nichard Duncan, mounted rlf lea and flying corps, reconnaissance at a very- loir aKKude. locating the enfemy artillery. His maciilnc was much damaged by rifle fire., Major George Pajr'ck cepllonal gallantry la 'lea'dln's his rncn against a strongly orgnnlied and gar rlsor.ed position. Lieut. Harold Eber Eastman, gallan try in charge of a mopping up part] and during raid accounting for four o Ihe enemy himself. Lieut. Harold Cartervdafner, eogl neers, superintenfling-ihe discharge d our mines undar nlosL trying condl tlons. He was severely wounded. Lieut. Charles Grlfiln, leading hla platoon against concrete c CQ place- rnenls- He captured slilesn machine guns. Lleril. George Claude Johnson, engi- neers, magnificent fearlessness an re- a jumping .nTcr trench before our front line, "lid work-' cd seven nights under moat harassing fire. x Ltc'iL John Grani Knight, capturing thre? concrete defences and louneen priEoners. Lteul. Charles reorganized hla company and dcstroyBd sis deep dog- outs. Captain Alfred Barr Lindsay, dug out men hurled by fieary bombard- ment. He ivas first to lead his men Into ihe enemy's trenches and last lo leave. He then organized Red Croea parlies, bringing hack" all our wound- ed. Captain James Wilson McCaahln ef- fected repalra to light railway "fng the ammunition to go forward un- interruptedly. Lieut. Douglas Armstrong although wounded, led bis platoon and remained two hours al Ihc objec- tive. Lleul. Henry Walter Morris, first man over (he top bo pushed forward under Intense raacMnc gun fire.. Llout. WIlHam W. Raymond, angi- neera, made a personal JnvestleaUoii of a (own under ELell fire, Tho Kailan- Iry and coolness o( lhlsTofflcfir and companion aro beyond all praise. Captain John ('bristle fitewBrt com- IN SPITE OF THE KfllSER Mary Macdonald, only daughter el mantled three platoons wllh great skill THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EW1UND VMUCT, C.V.O., I.UD., D.C.L, I-L V. F. JONES, Cm'L MUUJCT JOHN f V, C. Eup'l uf Ctniil WC UP, jii.wo.oooTltaWE FUND, A GOOD INVESTMENT The money you we cams interest when deposited our SavinKsi department, and; both mot interest are safe and be, obloioed wbeo required. Why ketp La tbe home more tlua nccdcit tor linnvsdlate LethbnrJge Branch-. R. T. Brymner, Mgr, (1) C. P. 0. S. Pacific Liner which made a tpaed record a few wcska atro. P. 0. a. AUantic liner. r-pHB claim mide by Wtl- v helm antl liis aa that the British mercantile BECU are dlsapptarlns from the ocean eeems particularly ludicrous In Lhe cue of 't most closely associated vrllb Canada, namely thsl at the J'aclflc Ocean Services, which so far frcm diminishing baa actually Increas- ed Hi tonnage since the beginning ot (ha war by No Ferrer than men are employed wltfc- ap- "ixltnalely dependents, anil tlie'numbsrs arc steadily Taking the Atlantic fleets fljsL Al war tho Bleam- thlpa of the Allan Llnoand CanartlAn Ptciric Co, (now VOOAH is tbn Cao2- ddn Pacific Ocean Servtrea) number- ed 3S, with R erwa tonnage of 31X000 The of fleets lo tiie Hritlsh Kmplre In car-transport Trork hu beeo loejllmablt, and the pOEalble idvnntegc was taken ot U b? the British OovcrnmcDt Al- from Ibe of declaration f war 'down lo tbe present day the Canadian Pacific And Allan vessel? n gaged on irboplr.g and similar nork hzvo no than troops and piEsengcrs ,Irom ir lo Canada, the Mediterranean, ndla, China, Egypt, jolamla, or across Channel, or on tlie :'3clflc, Un_lo the same rho.ment the lore pan 73' vessels fJuce the outbreak ol on the 4th August, I3H. a uroportfciT) of Joint Reel was Including the larger and never veassls thfn In torvlcc. Two ol the newest flnil largest of the AlUn Line ateamers were fmratcH ly put Into commission ag armed crulsen, "The Empress of ol "Era- irf India." and "Emprcjs of Japan" were ImmcdUlifly flttcil oul u armed cniliers, Mitny of the vttsels of the Joint companies mllca and have carried MBlbound and cEt-bqunG orcr mlllfon lens of nrgo, munitions', supplies, etc. There Igures Indicate no mean contribution ,o the "cafrylng on" of the war, and constitute a rplendtd tribute to win I DrUaln's iVearwl tried to do lo help the Mother jounlry fn her hour ol need. Add to iha-tacl that these ships have carrying Eargti qu IT tide In tbe Can'adlnn f the contribution on lha f bronght into Trooping fn [fflncporllng supplier d nol acrosB I6 but all orer the ocetafl ol Iron the Fur" Weal lo tho Far N'oLwIthslATtdlrig this jrcai on ibe Canadlas Pacific All" rewurew, these com teen Abfe wlthdnt biijlress. milnlatnlnp RTI Interrupted of malls tnrt freight Ira-Hr, w l it earrylnt ?-rgii of tronpg, stores, am- of war, From the outbreak of war liave eJ orer le fact Ihit Iho Allan Una was f Ifie first companies, If nol flduilly he flrst' (c eff.-cl a direct ssrirtce be- reen Orcnl Brlliln ac4 Canada. lie rounder ol Ihe Allan CnntalD Alexander In' H4Z tiled (roto Glaaeow lo In (ho irlg IP search ol cargo lor his vessel. Tn 18ii2 Ihe wiling els o'[ (he Allan. Line were rqiliced.. r elamsMfl to the Cinadt-Brltlsb tide. As showlne the .cadencies of these hard-neided and Scottish founder's cf In vracllcally every of munitions }f tlic companies under notice and of .'19 parent Ihe C, I1. received still grcalcr c 'Hie Cfinndlan rnclflc Vltct, but a flllRlit dimlnutfon of ionnatjo Ly (lie. dct of tlie ?nemlcg, lias been gradually !ng by purchase or hnUrflDir, BO lhal to-day tbe cornblncrl fleets of the Allan Line nnd Canadia i'tr 40 n with h ton- ot 4llt06fj Ions, whtlsl further crdcra h'ayfi f.Iaocrf for more of fltlll (rrcaler ionnago. Services are heln; inainUfncd rnallg for the dlfTcrer.L parts of the IjujUii'i'vui. the outer Kii ports .01 Allied means within tha r of the Ctv dlan Pactllc (i bcfrig uaed (o notfndln ci-nrt the ImporUtloo ol tot, the UM of.lhi mltJ In f for the pc> at Thfl AMuttpllon by I PaclBc RervWff of the en tlrifi- In Uic Alhfi recalU 1 Int. It II wortiy of lint Unc liai (A> lo ho adoptldn of eonBtruc- lion ol Its (B) lion of 'Iho luTblne it a o( pro- (0) In the adoption ot screws on Its stesmera; ami (O) bilje keels u ineDDS of cbecklnf cwclllallon. Tlic founder's .fnrallf, noir. ntnMi 'Col, tilt. aiid his cousin, MK'II. A. Allan, wars adopted a progressive pcllcr, tlic rcsuli that ileady Increaw In tbo elze and speed of steamers OPED wlicncrer the. fled nindc, unit IhfM u liaro done much lo ttlmulati flemr.nd for ciid caria arroinmoilr.tlon 'on the Attantlc aer- vlrc to Canada. In tho Philippines, Ml IMH or laic broueM (n'o vfco afl one o( thft numfirous port! of rail In tbe Vast, tini the 11 eleadllr but working np a strong and useful service on tht Pact- fir. which cannot but bd el the irreaC- cit ndvnnlage to Ihe Pacific fa Ccncial, On Ihe Allanllc, Ihe.C. P. K, instituted llsown dlMctlr overt aid controlled fleet ol nieimcri In >r the purchaM AtkiMc Tetwli bf tho BMer Drapster Bearef l.lno, a which has to pni- proporttonl antj which notf In- ciudta His nces( end cmTo Cirrjtnf I twei-a Cuida l Molker ;