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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ftME pooh THE JLKTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 25. 1918 letbbrfoije Ifoeralfc Xetbbribae, HI be it a r DAILY ANU WMKLY l�r��Netor� and Publ.aMi* fNI LfcTHimOQI HERALD PRtNT-INO COMPANY, LIMITED Mi �tfi Strait Soirtlv Lethbrldo* W. A. Buchanan fraaMaat and Managing Dtr*etor Tfcnaaoa   Buataaaa Mi IMPRESSIONS CURRIE AND HIS MEN. I T1UVHONII Oftloa .............4 om- .............. tltt Subscription Hataat �atTy, AaUynred. par we#a: M pally, delivered, par yaar .....H.M ally, br mail, par yaar ......|4.0* Waakly, *r mall par year .....I1.M iWaaklr. br mail, par yaar to rj.S..$l.�# Datta of axplry of ititocrlplioaa aa> dolly on addraaa label. Acc*pt-of papers rito aiplraUba data ia authority to contlnua ttia sua-eorlptioa. Canada as a nation will largely derive her inspiration after tho war from those ivlio have faced death and pain and hardship to preserve her civilization and her liberty; let us prove ourselves worthy of this responsibility by trying to live up to the standard of clean language and clean living which will pive us the best typo of citizenship. These are not the words of .' -\-v pilot. This utterance forms part of a little leaflet issued to his me a by 'i.i jor General Burst ail. of the Canadian forces in France. Genera'. i'.ursta'd's uplifting sentiments are merely i mir-ror of the view ot" the bulk of our higher officers overseas. No soldier can go to the devil in France, with the consent and encouragement of the men higher np. Our brigade, division ami corps lOinmandors seek to encour-age pood character, pood habits and clean mind*. That was one of the outstanding impressions I carried away from the Canadian front It came to me mostly through a llttlo Bed Germans on the Macedonian ' speech Lieut.-General Sir Arthur Cur->ont retreating; it is a question now > rie made to us as we sat nround a hue*' Whether then can retreat rapidly : crater on the historic battlefield o: mough to sav? themselves. Today's ' Vttny Ridge. He is ve;y proud of his aJUpatehes. tell ot a ten-mile advance 1 Canadian boy*: he is anxious about B both sides of the Vardar by the titelr -welfare as though they wee britlsh and Greeks, while the Franco- : members of his family. As h� -0erbs are moving forward very rap-1 ed to us the battle, in which the faultily Keeping in touch with the, fVoIng '. adlans played such a heroic part ,,:id nwroy whose duty it was to guard the won such a notable victory, he disrrcs-fooil from Porlln to Constantinople ?ti\ a moment to talk about the men |t appears that the enemy has rot the an Individuals. 1 cannot quote ttservM to enable him to stiffen his',>xnct words but I remember will JfHE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Tt isn't just a matter of the Bnlgars bi i lirst. Tank. Officers of other armies do not hesitate to class blni as an j able leader and tactician. Sir Douglas Haig has the utmost confidence in him. i low over it is the Canadian sob j dier who appreciate; Itltu most. I hoy know that the commander is always i thinking of their welfare. Fndoubt-jedly.tlie high reputation, held by the J Canadians at the front, is due to the I fine spirit that prevails between offi-i cors and men. Tucy have faith in ' eucli other, and so when they go out | to undertake a big Job, they work to-' get.'ier for Its achievement. The private soldier isn't as bad as | -erne people h�.vo pictured him. On \ , the whole he is just the same chap, ! � far .-' personal conduct is concern- | ; ed. that !u> was back .'tome. Th� set-- j ice.� of life and t'.'.e r.earuo-s of' ! .In..:':, have certainly brought out , l the ht st in hundreds of men. who be- j i fore the war te-> weren't about, where ! could see thctn The reputation of the soldier is no.! He .has his weaknesses, bu' ' when von si.-.e up t'ue soldiers in :'.:e .'.r.a-s. they will compare mi.tiity fav-o to S'.'.rtft by a Walkerton mas-| is'rate for not registering. Siamese troops with o general and his staff have arrived in Franco to i participate in the war. ' .1 \Y. Madden. ex-M.1V. i: the president of the Nova Scotia branch of j the Great War Veterans. i Windsor Police Commissioners granted a 1 And it was tins: "The sohiii-r is ions; he knows the cause of the and he knows what defeat , f t lies would me.in to th" w.v! i hut Kitt th- overs, carn-.'s 11! til' It is ti would .'.'i! >-iecp and eat i and read and rest, (fid women int. re,; r .utertaintnrn- end e s..me baek of the ay that the soldier MUST BUY STREET I �d and gi \n when The capture of the ports of Haifi j commander-in-chief seenied �nd Aero in the Palestine operations j mpre of the moral am, ,piri,mj w,;i. la an important event as it will lead betn|t o{ n|, mpn ,,1Bn .,,,.,!,,,; �n hotter communications for Gen. AS- i Wltn sueU a h;gh tvpe of man at the lenby's army. The full extent of Gen. j hpad ()f our ;oroo. and wiln tjiv.i;,,. Allenby's success is not yet reported, al ieader3 llk& GeMr;l| BurMnn. t;;t, siderab'.y tint, away from home influence; ada priiir to the war. led he in cm- but It Is evident a force of l'.'0>*0 ffurks has been practically demolished for many mouths as a lighting unit Meanwhile In the west the allies are tnishiiig forward with St. Quentin as their Immediate noal. An attack today is bringing the British ami French appreciably nearer. In Germany !her; and already taken many lives. During the past prlng and biimir.er it raged through PVanca and Great Hrituin and was considered one of the worst epidemic prevalent there In yoars. It travels fast and is an ailment thai claims Mves very quickly. It has not appeared In Western Canada, but since it feas travelled Brross tho Atlantic, we .Can expect Its appearance here The disoase, Col. Mcl'uliouga, On-^larlo'a chief medical officer, explains, liasembles influenza. It is an scute | 1 ' ' -= | ifabrtlo infectious condition of three [ necesultles ot life It warranted. As ; or four days' duration. The most j It is at present^ we simply have to | Important symptoms are: Sudden on-1 accept'the increases, because there's! at with chills, revere headache, with ' nothlnf? el.�� to do. ProbaUly the cost-' |Uln in the back and limbs, and a I of-Iirintc commissioner couldn't pre ajaneral feeling of malaise. Tho face ; venl tfie increases, but he might, by h fluahed and herpes appears on the I publicity, ahame some profiteer into , ]|p� in some cases. The fever runs J accepting a smaller margin of profit j from 99 to 102 degrees, and occasion- j Price fixing is urged by many. In I fclly 10S to 104 degrees. The highest ( the F/nited States Food Controller ; fjolnt la reached on the second day, ; Hoover fixed maximum prices on ajrhen there is a sudden drop, and by j some foodstuffs and the result wa-$be fourth day the patient is well, j beneficial. Ovur here we havn't at- ipen. are; 'Ml" the advi that th. real army ire i.o-.v tiurr;. mg to liu-� abiindau'ly .-upplie.i .es, for which the 1'nited States v;a i largely dependent uno:. Gem..my until four years ago, were exhibited in many shades as a roult of the work of American chemist.-.. Many other exhibits front nil parts is lountry and from Canada were shown. �.v n t f- eyeball. Medical help was summoned, hut it is feared, that the eye ctinii'-f be saved. ; On account of the 1'nited States em-I bargo on all forest products shipped east of the Mississippi and north of 'lie Ohio river and owing to the high price of labor and high cost, of mater-ii.l. Frank- I.. N'ash. secretary of the* P.riifsh Columbia shingle agency, pre-� '.lets that not. more than "."> per cunt, of iliitish Columbia coast shingle mills v ill operate after October 1. A statement of stocks in store in public terminals at Port Arthur and Kurt William at the last' week end, with receipts and shipments during the week is as follows: In store: Wheat. :'.n;.r,24: oats, i,3?.T,41!>; barley. 4a?.i;-i; flax. 81.202. Receipts: Wheat. r.M.sifi; oats, 24.12S; barley, 1 20.S14; flax, 1,226. Shipments. Wheat, . i'l.i'.Tfi; oats, 211,M�4; barley, 22.738; tlax, 8,704. Mr. and Mrs. H. Porteous hnvo left llrooks to reside In T-iber. Wm. Uoblnson. of Vermilion, brother ot J. H. Robinson, of Tnbur, Is dead. Over 24.000 passengers and 1,200 automobiles used tlto North. Vancouver ferries in ono day. M. S. Madole, prominent citizen of Napanee. and several times candidate for tho Ontario legislature, is dead. Edmonton's police commission litis raised the salaries of married otllcers fifteen Per cent. K. R. Watson, an old resident ot Godoricli. and Government welghmas-ter at Goderlch harbor, dropped dead. Alex Denyes. aged 20, the only son ot Public School Inspector .1. M. Denyes, of Milton. Out., was killed in action. Support of organize,1 labor is to be given to policemen and firemen in their maintenance of their claim to form unions. lllshop Charles Warren Currier, of tho Catholic church, died on a train while on his way from Waldorf, Minn., to Baltimore. Mil. Winnipeg Board of Trade adopted a motion to get behind u movement to secure the restoration to Winnipeg of the head ollices of the Canadian Northern railway. Mr. T. A. Low. ex-M.P.. has handed over to (he town of Renfrew the Albion square, which lie has just beautified and Improved. While, travelling in the t'nlted States. Mr. Low was much struck with the beautiful little parks which he found in almost every town, and on his return expressed his desire to spend a sum of from J!'..-�a added la-it night to the Hit of fatalities whidi have occurred in tile Polish camp from Span-Nh lutlii"nza. Tli:� nckes a total of six deaths from tie- epidemic. The,-.-, were about -fi" eases In' the n army yesterday, but the iium- tae This la not a medical column, but, (we believe it to !>� In the public interest, to draw attention to this disease so that our people may know ^something about it. It is worth avoiding, but if it gets you, it is well to ;know what you have and to realize the haportance of combatting It. fWE RISING COST LIVING. There Is a cost-of-living commis-lloner at Ottawa and now and again jie makea bis Investigations public. *t aaema to us, however, that the >ulk, If not all, of (ho umjuir-aa ar� confined to Western Oan-'�da. Thar* la an anxious, un-My public In the west and would Ifka to know -whether the lBoroM* In th* ooejt of the ludustry. Their product goes up la price and tho consumer pays tht> piper, as UBal. Other prices Beamingly ?o up with the price of coal, and then along comes another increase in wages and then an Increase In the price of coal and then furthor increase-; in food stuffs. It Is Just like working .'.round in a circle, and we are not totting anywhere. War conditions, it id true, ar� responsible but sure!) these Increases .nust. end somewhere. There Ik a feeling thm there U a ] ,xecnt j ed at Winnipeg- on Friday for Die of profiteering bu' nobody noeics to bo murder of Constable Hnowdoii. John abletoprove.lt. A r'-al, !;. -i .: .teni, i I'M Ward Stolcko. their companion, al-iionest investigation, gom/ Icck to the sourco of production ami following right along to tho ultlmato c,Ht to the oonsumer, might satisfy us, nvon If it ended in our having to accept existing prices as reasonable. so .-.eiitom-ed i, ,|e.tl)i, lias had his r.enleiice commuted Id life Imprison-is.os have been under ment. The As a result of trying to imitate the "itun'" of a moving picture iiero, whom he bad seen at llio local movies a. week ago, Arthur Ptiyne, aged III, iie.'i dead at the home of bis parents, at fhapleau, Out, For .several days I he hoys have been trying to imitate, what lli'ty had .seen, and one afternoon Arthur i'avm. rlimbod a polo opposite his father's housa UU'1 Kl'USP- consideration for soiiir- time here and j lug tlto electric light, compaay's power today an ordor to the above effect was ! line with ono hand, swung his foot Hlli""il- jovor ir, thus completing tho circuit All throe men were Bonteneod to >ii