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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHnniDGE DATT.Y HERALD Thursday, September 26, ima ietbbvifcoc Ibevalb Ictbbrt&ijc, 'Alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY |TH� LETNBRIDGE H1RALD MIWT. INQ COMPANY, LIMITED i HI Cth Street South, Lothhrldfl* I W. A. Buchanan FNaldmt and Managing Director Torrtnce - - Biulneea HUH* Ktnest TKLKPHONEt Office .......... Office .......... 1161 IMPRESSIONS ADMINISTRATION IN ENGLAND �ubtcrlptlon RitMi Pftlt?. flellvered. per week ,*,,v At tally, delivered, per year .....$5.00 gaily, by malt, par year ......�*.03 gaekly. by niall, per year .....I1M .Weekly, by mall, per year to TJ.8..H.0* Date* of expiry of subscription* �� Rar dally on address label Accept-ce of paper* ijfto. eiplraUfaft date U mr authority to continue the iue-crlpttoa. rTHE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. Another IiIk offensive has been Onunchod on tho west front, this time between Verdun and Kheiins. The French and tho AmerU\in German c 0:11 mimic ;i-lions further north In the roar of the Jllndenhnri; Hno. At tho time of writing only 111e.1c.re dotaiH had boon received, hut tho attack i.- h-ins hailed In Paris as beitifi of tho fir-: iinpoit-Dnce It i? likely that tin- >;Kve.-.- of .tho American drive which wiped out the St. Mihi'-l yallont top-thrr with tho slowing up of the allied advance ''on St. Quentin and i'a:v.hr.ii i unworkable, in the anxiety to li'.i up a battalion, nvn were accepted for service who were finally rej^cte I by the medical beards i:i K::..,-hi:id. "he innumerable oftieers e.v.i'.d no; find a place unless they reverted to lower rank. That was the situation two or more years ago. -What has happened since then? Gradually the officers, at least a host of them, were sent back to Canada and also thousands of tho men unfit for service. In January. ';'1T. there wore 57 battalions Kngland. but by the fifteenth of t't same month this number had been reduced to reserve battalions. A .vat-later the reserve battalions numbered twenty and on dune first of this year a further reduction was made to I fifteen. At the beginning of r.'lT ; shore twelve brigade he a duuar- ters. but niw they have all b-en disbanded. Instead of twelve regimental depots, as existed in January. l'.UT, there are now three group depots. It is not so long ago that it was charged that Canadian headquarters was overloaded with officers and me'.i. On I staff GARS TAKEN y SURPRISE Of SALONiK! FE ^PICKED UP IN * PASSING *0K THB Bmr MAM Hon of a Soldiers' Memorial on the College avenuo ground^ at Ktlmontoit, land that the edifice which it 1h proposed to put. thero would ho na large | and coHtlv as tho Alberta imrllament | buildings, I - s i � Jay Sedgwick, a rotir&t lawyer, who I had railroad Interests In tho west. died at Ills country homo, Cnlmtts live.. Wlnllold, N.Y., whore his father, S. J. Sedgwick, 91! yenrs old, survives him. The elder man lias long boon known as nn astronomer. The won, who was unmarried, was for some years couuboI for tho Not'thurit Pacific railroad, and mado his homo In Taeoma, Wash. Watched Allied Preparations Hut Thought Attack Sure to Fail Pari--. '�' pre e cti.i hci: a the s it :;:-eat o .in in Au-i lent of ' alo'aiki f: presen the all;.' ' hi-; or. r - . repar\ ions 1-1 Petit \'.i cd Gen. eoivi.r ratlon- .1! ivc ttons lor in Mac raphs the Pansieti riotis cir-Fran.bet ;d.".-. from early an 1 for if the t.:e v. in fh> laekc. pa Ills ar" il;> Is.. \.r:.in hue, w."v in i.ai staff es-,,bl:saed itraund and t..chied k o. i-reparation. as roci 'n from l>o-k. tho eorrcsp.in-len' d and ciivorrd w.th beo-e f,:r.>--p rnvine;. I'i'.e l'-u liavidson & Smith, a large firm of grain d"alers. havo actiuirod tile Winnipeg TYlograiu. Ues. Thomas Cowan, for the past live sears pastor of the Welland Hap-!:st (harch. has received a call to Akron. Ness- York. The necessity of n United Christian church as the basis of a lasting pence was urge,! by the Tlishop of Oxford, ; pre.u hiug in New "York. inter-ha.ins lie cullies in roiii.'c-i-in, to hurl : li'tie. a= I I they di'l ith allied ]� ed theirs.a their lei", e alii, s b road 'V.'.- American soldier? may now select svh.it books they care to take oversea; from the shelves of the American tarians ! I.ibi'.crv Association, o:;. at-j - il diifi-l "Criminal of criminals, having vio-inpt to j lated all of the Conmiaudmants." is y svork | tlie opinion of the Kaiser expressed tnerely ' by ie'v. ooklyt Dr. S. Edward Youni; of ember 1. HG't, the lieaddUarters otalhd K'.4 officers and ra'a; ota.er ranks and civilians. Or, April :b\ P.7?. The authorized establishment of officers for headquarters. Argyll ptls.io :,llll'.' i: Heavs at an bro tor.- ait . Lit It. giir, at an sous;: eastiv le by; s ss ere : 1 huge: 'iieted. ; Mrs. Myron T. Ilerrick, of Cleveland,. Ohio, wife of the former Pnitec States ambassador 'o France and 1 into p,:!!;on ; Governor of Ohio, died at Par Harbor, Dr. K. dead. S. McAlpIno, of Potroloa, Is Northern Alberta contributed over i $14,000 to the. K. of C. hut campaign, j Alberta's ball Insurance levy this I year la likely to bo considerably lower titan last year. NimMy-nino per cent, of the Americans registering at Calgary are fanners. One of England's banks has since its formation in 1S34. absorbed tblny-mxo other InuiUs. Uev. John McTtoblo of Petrolea. who had been in the Presbyterian ministry 1 for mora than (10 years, is dead. ! J. C. Jenson, a wealthy Danish farm-, er of Ilardisty, Aim., has euliated for; service in Siberia, j Klight Lleuf. McLean Lord, son of j Uov. C. S. Lord. Presbyterian minister ; at Koneleon Kalis, Ont., was killed while flying In England. Joseph Oliver, a former mayor of Toronto. ' has been elected deputy grand sire of the Sovereign grand lodgo'of tho I. O. O. V. out of a field of six candidates. rrofessor G. II. Cutler, of the Pol-lego of Agriculture of the University of Alberta, is leaving for Trull, n. C. to givo expert opinion on tho umount of damage that has bona done to crops and vegetables from tho fumes of tho smelter. THE CANADIAN BANK. OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, CV.Q, LLD., D.CL, rWdeni K V. F. JONES, An i Gen'l. Manager SIR JOHN AIRD. Geoer�IM�n�g13,500.000 PAYMENTS ABROAD If you wish to send money to anyone abroad and it is necessary that it should be received at once we shall be pleased to arrange the matter by cable. Tw Lethbridge Branch.....R, T. Bryrnner, Manager Warner Branch......J. H. S. Gordon, Manager Milk River Branch......J. V. Steele, Manager R a ise More Hogs t. 10 toward ' ion dun. '.'.n^ ss'-re In itudo of i'mae feet They wore I Me. as far as possible by trac-i - 1 k.-icd iy ho:.-.'- at;.i juitlos j John W. King of Bhievnb\ who was dr.iggvd into piaco by man- nominated on July "."> by the Liberals i of North Huron to contest the bye-r; of til" signal detachment. hidden was camouflaged House. Overseas Military Forces of gnrian forces in the hope of stopping 1 Canada is ST. Tin- following state-tlie allied drive. The .-Wblan capital ' r-ler't shows the number actually etu- is to be moved once more to Serbian soil, and that fact is bringing cheer to the Serbian people. It is now reported that the Canadians are to Save a complete tank brigade of three battalions, i-e tanks. So far the Canadians have never had e tank unit of their own. having to rely On the Imperials. This move is indicative of the immense number of tanks now being used by the allies on the west, a fact which is causing the Germans much worry. ; ployed iirus li ' n 1?18: Non Overseas Chief General Staff and Personal Staff . Genera! Staff......... Adjutant General Staff. Quartermaster - General Staff ................ Assistant Military See. rotary Branch ....... Commandant.......... tiie eorr-'. that could admirably. P. was only during the night pro-ceding til" a'taoi,- that tie' assaulting .:.>:> - H'. ere brought up. Promptly at five o'. ''.-li on the morning of Sept. * ! ti'.e artillery opened with such vigor .as to surprise tho Bulgarians who wore not aware that heavy guns svere ii. sa, wood was soon set on :u: .-i.'.nmi'.- ' yellosv smoke begin tn as.-onu from tiie hillside. 1 : '� arHVry preparation la sit any. The Bulgarians tried to with IS.Vs but did iit;'-' harm. R. II. Bangham. former Alderman and Street Commissioner of Windsor, who helped promote there the first electric street railway in Canada, ia dead. Two men were lined $l.oii'i each and gisen tail terms also, tsvn others fined Jib'd each, and tsvo motor oars were Every Farmer realizes the profits in Bacon Hogs at present prices. The only question in his mind is, "Where can I got the money to buy brood sows and pijrs to fatten ?" The Merchants Bank gladly makes loans to assist capable farmers in increasing their holdings of live stock. Talk it over with the Manager. Private Harold Peat, who spoke in Edmonton under the auspices of tho Great War Veterans' association, made the announcement that within the next two or three months a campaign would be launched for the erec- TH? M?RCHANT5 BANK. Head Office : Montreal. OF CANADA Established 1864. LE1UBRIDCB URANCH.  . R. J. DINNING, M.S4|�r. V. A. F.BF.IU.Y, Acting M.n.ger. MONARCH IIHANCH, NOHLKFOUD BRANCH. M. A. KILPATRICK, Acting Maniger. confiscated for bringing Canada at Niagara Fails. liquor into facing b: fiia all �p!v THE NEW CHAIRMAN OF, THE C. N. R. Critics of D. B. llanna's appointment as president of the reconstructed C. N. R. board, because Of his previous connection with the C\ N. R. must not overlook the fact that the old f. N. R. Is out of business tind that Mackenzie �nd Mann have no further connection ^ith it. Canada owns the road, and nothing that Mr. Hanna can do, will turn the road back to the old osvners. Mr. Hanna \:as the best railroad nan associated with the old road. He know tho railroad business from very angle, and surely it is an experienced railroad man the govern- Total ................. .19 1 - 11 cr, Total with service overseas.49-75.4 Total unfit or over ago.....1]-lt;.f> Total fit without overseas service..................... 5_ 7 - We have given these figures to show that Sir Edward Kemp, th,-new overseas minister has been cut- i.KERTUNG BLUFS THE GERMAN PEOPLE French government officials are supervising the return of residents to Amiens, which was almost completely evacuated after th(j;t|erman offensive last March. Capt. Lou Sciholes, who If. the TJi-ree'or of Athretles if. Toronto military dis'ri'. t. is to go to Siberia with the Canadian Expedition in a similar capacity. Rev. T. W. Blatohford. superann-ated Methodist minister. I-istowel. Out . has just lost a second son in the war. Pte. Ksvart Blatchford. Tho other son; Cnpl.' Blatclrford, was killed in lOltf. Kaiser Tried to Prevent It ' ' It is announced that James Carruth- t u iu r>i 1 rvij pi rri. , ' ers lia.s presented the western hospl-lells the Old, Old Story That , irig tor world hegemony; to fight for that the Canadian forces ia Kngland are not .overmanned, neither at head- tnent requires at the head of the sys- I quarters In London or in the several tern. It would have been foolish to I camps In Kngland. hate placed at tho head, a business'} f ..... ==^�^___ Man, with no railroad experience and no knowledge of tho old road. ,Mi\ Hanna appoars to us to be tho best efhoice the government could make. THE MENNONITE PROBLEM. Some Mennontte3 declare that they will not register as citizens of the United States. Then Mr. Pilling says they will: W7e shall soon see which to right. Now what can we do with them If they don't register? Hon. Mr. Cal-der's declaration at Uegina that they are subject to tho U.S. draft is al! right, but if they won't register, consequently the United StatftB can,'t get them, unless Canada goes out and arrests thorn and hands them over to Uncle Sam. Since these people are in Canada an they be treated like other American' citizens, who fall to register? Under tho convention with the United States wo can draft such delinquents into our forces, as the United States can do with Canadian citizens across the border, if the contention that is now made that the order-in-councll of 18(3, meann exemption of all Men-nonites coming Into Canada at that '. time and afterwards then these now �citizens can claim exemption under the law. These people may appear � very simple, tut we havo hoard that tbey were wise enoui','1 to ttBeertain their standing in Canada under,the Military Service Act neforo they left the United States, and they were assured, they were exempt from hcrvioe. Should this prove to be the care, tiien tt is a fine mesa. Parliament was led to believe wheii the military s-rvii-n act was before It for consideration, that tho Mennonites exempted were only those who came in to tho country in 1ST3, but it is now maintained that tho order-In council nf that year was a wide-open affair and any Men-nonlto can cl?,im exemption under .1. What Is the government going to do about it, If that is the case. What it should do at tlie least, is to pa.ia an order-in-councll limiting the exemption clauses to people who came to the country prior to the passage of tin Military Rorvlco Act if tuia cannot be done, we will have on our hands, thousands of people enjoying the protection of our laws, unwilling to fight, or contribute but prepared to make all Iho money possible out of the war. That is a rank Injustice. Surely the war has taught us that we need to be more careful in Hie selection of citizens, and yet we :1ml coming to us a band of people, who don't regard themselves as citizens at all. They create a little world of their own within another world and practically declare: we won't figlii, we won't pay, but we svill sell and get the topmost war prl�e*s. freedom and justice against German imperialism and i'rnssian militarism. "We knoss' liefer The world war was prepared year', ago by the well known oiioin-il.-ig policy of King F.d-svard. In France, there arose extensive war literature ishioh referred to impending war with Germany. Austria. 1 (nilgai's" � influence in tho Balkans wttw to he i-liinian'"d. "The match was not put to the powder by the I'ru-sian military party, hut ssiillo the German emperor, up to the lust moment, endeavored to maintain peace, 'be Hu-.-ian military party put through mobilization against the svill of Ho- sseak 17.ur and thereby made war unavoidable. "The official account of the Souk-homlinoff trial made this clear to everyone wiio desired to see. We can look calmly forward to the judgment of posterity. For the present, it is true those who are in power in the oniony countries have aiiota-eded by an unparalleled campaign of lies' and calumny In obscuring the; truth. Hatred has: )� raised against, the central powers and particularly against Germany-a hatred which prevents all moderation and chokes off all Just Judgment. "Vou have all road Premier Clem-eneeau's last speech, a speech which seemed, in lis fanatical hatred  and coarseness of mind displayed, to surpass, anything hitherto achieved. But in America it found a many-voiced erdio. as is proved by tho pronouncements that are reaching our ears from aero a (lie ocean. ' Tiie sslldest svar fury is at present ragit)!; in the I'nlted States, pie are intoxicated Willi the idea that. America must bring the blessings of modern kultur to tho enslaved peoples of the central empires while at the same lime they are rejoicing at tlie many millions of dollars which''tho svar armaments tiro causing tti flow inlo Hie poo):.);., of the businessmen. 'Theory and prac.llcc are two different thing*, 'tzz* wtento never tiro ernmont's request regarding the conservation of gasoline by walking, the throe miles from "F.lmwood," the summer residence of Lord Atholstan, whose guest he was. Military authnriiV-at London were olllclully notified of tsvo cases in which returned soldiers eloped with the wives of men who are their comrades. Pte. K. Joseph declares that his wife left with Pte. ii. !'.. Johnson. Ho alleges that the elopers took Ills child, furnituro and food, and that as a result he Is left homeless. Pte. W. Q. Bain, a returned man employed as a theater manager at Kitchener, lias filed an allegation that his wife eloped with Pte. Sydney South, a Dominion policeman, sslio was. stationed for a time at Kitchener, and who was later transferred to Chatham. Mrs. Bain loft three small children, her husband reports. FORD WONT SPEND PENNY ON ELECTION Detroit, Mich., Sept. 25.--A. letter ! from lleiiry Ford, in .svhlch he Mutes that if elected United States senator ; In November he would not be bound i by any political parly, featured the ! nprni/ig of tho Democratic: state con-ven'ion here today. Heading of the 1 batter wan one of ilie first formal acts I of the gathering. 1 Tho only specific obligation or I pledge Involved In his aceoptatu e of The poo- i 1,1(1 nomination. .Mr. Foul wrote, was ' to support President. AVUboii'h war mi'iimires. He concluded by Baying that he had not. spent and,did not Intend to Hjiend a penny tti'hb elected. Leather, waterW as of condemning our march into Belgium, hut Uioy pans over (he oppression of Greece and the enforced abdication of the king of Greece as if they were matters of courso." When you buy a leather sole you must take it as it comes-good or bad. When you buy Rinex you buy a sole that is built to give uniform wear and satisfaction. Rinex toughness gives a sole that is practically indestructible and adapted to milady's finest footwear, to the heaviest working shoes or the kiddies' little shoes-it matters not what style or for what use. Rinex is an "all year every purpose sole*' - as serviceable in winter as in summer and at all times as waterproof as rubber. Rinex is resilient and full of life. It makes "breaking-in" a new pair of shoes unnecessary. It is a better and more economical sole than you have ever known. When you buy your next pair of shoe* insist on Rinex. Get out the old shoes and have your cobbler re-sole them with Rinex. It is made and guaranteed by  Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co., Limited Head Office, Montreal. Dominion Rubber System Mmiufacturora of M.rch�nl'a Rubber. -u perfect fit for tvery hoc. Dominion Tire. -the lond tiffs. Dominion DrumtlM.' Huiidrlc. -for evf ry puriioae. Dominion Ilvlllng -Hose unit Packing. Dominion J(a7n.<*t<*r. -tin: Mailc-ln-C�nada Jl.ilnee.ilH. Klne 1 In Clin Mm. W�h �Un-tl.ni of itiJulltf <�� each of lliu above tine., Western Branches : Winnipeg ' Edmonton Brandon � Calgary Reglna Lethbridge Saskatoon . Vancouver Victoria 1 It ;