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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 2. *t^AGE FOUR THE LETHBRlfrGE DAlET HERALD TIIirRRIDAY, SEPXBMHER lfllW ULetbbtiboe f)eral& Xetbbri&oc, Hlberta > 1R .DAILY AND WEEKLY , � : - f- Proprietors and Publishers �RM� LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITED , fU 6th Stroet South, Lethbride* , 1 W. A. Buchanan t President and Managing Director : W*ha Torrance - - Business Uana�-*r TSLFPHONE* Bliness Office :.. UerftU OHIoi ... UB1 HI* ubtorlptlen RatMt Bally, delivered. per week ..... Bally, delivered, per year .....JS-00 Dally, by mall, per year ......$409 i = jjjreekly, "by mall,* per" year .... 'eekly. by mail, per year to U.S..IJ.M Dates of expiry ot subscriptions a�- tar daily on address label. Accept-oa of papers rite, expiration date to (ear authority to continue the sub-ciiptlon. {the progress fDF the war. �', Not for many months has there been $uch uniformly good news from the j "tfighEing fronts as this week's dispatches have brought. On three widely scattered fronts the allies are pounding the Teutonic allies in a manner (that leads to the belief that the bediming of the end is surely in* sight. From Gen. Allenby's army in Pales-|(Une, comes word that the fourth Turk jfcrniy is in serious difficulties, and IjrWill almost surely perish, being hem-{taed in by armies on three side3, with ijio escape but* over the River Jordan, i^lt'the crossings of which are held by \Khe allies. If this army is captured .BOiOOO out of a Turk force of JDO.tW jjwill have been captured. It is tie ssjreatest single victor}' of the British [in this war and the most thorough. It jihas brought about-anxious feelings in ^Germany, and word "today is that the Ottoman empire would not be averse ;Jto making peace at the present mo-4 ttnent. The attack on the Macedonian fropt Is progressing rapidly. British and Greek troops are on Bulgarian, terri-jjtory as forecasted a couple of days �� lago, Tie;-Serbs^ hare .reached Veles nn. their- way to TJskub'while-the Bulgarian army on the right is in trouble;. fThe' Bulgarian armies seem to have been broken up into a series .of small Croups, and that who|e front may be Jn'jundisputed possession of the allies ehortly. It is therefore,not at all un-tapected that Czar ^Ferdinand is considering, abdicating;" to /'the Crown =*Phe new-attack on-the Svest f>ont � Is-'featured- by the meagre} news, but *his'morning'sreports ore that^the Americans nqrthwesjsTof Verdun -have advanced five or: six mi.les while the (French -further west haVa "advanced ;��"� much aslfour mHesMa'plsfces. Any tui'ther advance-Wduld Seriously menace" Laoii 'and St 'QJuentin.'Trbm the .outh flank, and indeed the whole Hindenburg line appears to be ' in aVairger. MINi st e r 0 p ie d u c at 10 n 's atisfactory statement. schools to be established in the Mennonite -colonies, is extremely satisfactory. There is no doubt _abouti its mining. The itennonjtes are' not! to be given any special privileges; they Wity- have the same kind of a school asi'ejV^ry other section of Alberta. The SJpglish language is to be the language Bed, .and the Inspection of the.scbppjs i?^p be made by the regular public cbjool inspectors. Mr. Smith, is to be commended for Jufpronjpt* -claar and emphatic, state.-^ejit on this'matter, which has so agisted the people of Southern Alberta. be generous- , on tag cay.  ' The Alexander Gait Chapter,' I.O. D.E. annual tag day falls tomorrow. From the 47th' Wing at the K.A.F. camp at Leasldo. -Ralph -West; iornierlyi.-one of tha secretaries^ in the Calgary . Y.M.C.A., and later boys'f-wbi'k'secrMary of the Y.M.C.A. at Reglna, has been killed in action, according to advloes received by his mother, Mrs. V. R. Perry, of Rumsey, Alta. . 1 ' / ' Yuen Quong Nln, ,a Montreal Chinaman, pleaded guilty nt New Westminster to shipping a trunk containing $3,000 worth of opium from Montreal to New Westminster and was fined $160. The opium is in the hands of the customs authorities at Montreal. Stamping but of Spanish influenza, which has extended,to more than a score of army camps and many sections of tho country, has been recognized by the U. S. government as a war measure. Immediate relief for localities where influ"b'hza has ' gone beyond the help of the local societies will be taken over by the committees organized. ' M. H. MacLeod,' general manager of the Canadian Northern railway announces that An response to the request of the government, the Canadian Northern will operate the-Hudson's flay railway this winter to the present terminus. It is likely that the service will be.a fortnightly one and is mainly calculated to facililtate the bringing in of fish from the. north. The present terminus is about 2!)5 miles from The Pas, The report of the, superintendent of TO NATIONS OF WORLD Washington, Sept. �26.-The inhabitants ot Llthonia, one of the Russian border provinces seized by. the Germans under the Brest-Lltovak treaty, have addressed a formal protest, to all the nations of the world against their fate. After having without result addressed themselves to the  German chancellor they now. appeal to the outside world agalnBt their .oppressors, Through their national council the Llthohlans in a memorial received here today declare they do not want to share the fate of Alsace-l^orralne,'-but they have been overwhelmed by tilt peace of the BolshoVikists and have fought to the extreme limit of their strength.- Against the treaty of Bfeet-Litovsk they protest, because it dismembers the territory of Lithonia and Is an act of violence against the right of the free will of the people. Tliey also denounce the new landlord' laws as purely German and in defiance ot the wishes of Lithonians......... insurance on Are insurance companies just issued states that during the year 1917 the amount paid out for fire losses in Canada was $16,379,102, which is 'an increase over the amount paid in the previous year by $1,265,039. Cash received for premiums by the 69 fire insurance companies doing business in Canada amounted to $31,246,-530, an increase of $3,462,678 over the previous year. we've found a ^bod Coffee Best Braids Best Coffee That is 'yrhsfc everyone-who enjoy? rich, fragrant coffee-says about, this satisfying blend of Braid's. '.Si'-' .u.t he offers.you. HOME ^ERVICE^s ^ Well. Your jirfle is too valuable to rf^prre'dU^ ' Buy your implements from your %omeiaealei^v�nd take advantage of thev Home'Service he; can offer you. ;