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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERAU*- MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30. 1918 Xetbbriboe Iterate Ictbbrfooc, Hlbcrta ^ DAILY AND WEEKLY ��r�prl�tor� and Publliher* fHU LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITED M t*h Streat South, Lethbrldg* W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director fokn Torrance - - Busineaa BW IMPRESSIONS THE DISCHARGE DEPOT TELEPHONES �mtnesi Office .............. >�� fcUtoriel Ofiic............ | lion for tho filling out of his "prooed- ' are of Discharge." At a third table, n I | clerk from tho Post OfhVo obtains the j necessary information for forwardIhg ! mall. At a fourth table, another representative of the Orderly Room obtains information for Index card?, aiu! at a fifth tabio the man receives his "Identification Ticket." This ticket records his name, number and Military District. It is a protection to the man. as Its use prevent? any man going Into the Dining Hall more thnn once, and cheating others of their fair portion ot rations. Following registration pa:ade. the man is then paraded to the Uontal Of-llcer. who examine-, his teeth for any necessary work, and for Trench Subscription Rittn Dally, flellrerod,' per week .1* D*tlT, delivered, p�r yetr .....ISO* Dally, by raai), j�or yenr ......I4.0S Weekly, by mall, per yoar .....I1.M .Weekly, by mall, per r�r to 0.8 .$�.�* Dates ot expiry of subscriptions appear daily on audress label Acceptance pf paper* tlu. expire tita date la authority to continue the lub-ecrlpUoa. mr THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. j Plenipotentiaries of the Bulgarians have reached Saloniki to discuss with ; Hied emissaries the question of an armistice and peace. This would seem to indicate that the Bulgarians are sincere ia their desire for peace, and this opinion seems to he borne out by the Hulgarian amba:-sador to the United States who declared on Saturday that "Bulgaria is out of the war." In the meantime the allied forces on the Macedonian front arc pushing abend. Having taken Struir.nltza, Km-ehvo and Voles, the next big advance Is under way which, will have for Us main objective the taking of the Bulgarian capital and tho cutting ot the road to Constantinople. As this is being written the wires nre carrying the news that tho armistice has been granted Bulgaria. That this win mean Bulgaria's withdrawal from the war, and the eventual defeat of Turkey goes without saying. Austrian and German troops however may fco expected to give tho allies some trouble, in Bulgaria, but Roumanian Buxton, where the Canadit n discharge depot is located, is a hc.iuti.nl little town situated at one ot the highest points In Kngland. It wtis a favorite health resort and many splendid hotels, attracted people front ail over the isles. It Is in one of these hotels, in delightful grounds, that the discharge depot is loeaied. | It may he enlightening to relate the � exact procedure followed by a warrant officer, a non-commissioned ollicer or j a private soldier in going through the i discharge depot, the jump-its j; off j Mouth | place for Canada and the folks at] At in.;:* am alio'her parade. This j I home. is for the |,:ir;.->!; addressed j Arriving at Buxton, with a party In: �>' "10 Commanding OHUvr. charge of an pfhVer from the Reserve' Dismissed from the parade, the man j Depot, a man is met at the station by' proceeds to the Quartermaster's , the Orderly iv-rgeant of the Canadian j stores, where his kitb.ig. which was: Discharge Depot. This X. C. O. checks j deposited there on the previous even-j tip the men by a Xomiu.il Uoll. and'ltig. is opened by him and checked.'; marches th"tn to the Depot. Here the land he is advised as to how lie m.-.y [ officer In charge of the party hands obtain any necessary issues, or to oh over all documents conoe.rnit:.; the tain repairs. Should he challenge any men under his charge, to the Adjutant, entry, his complaint is immediate l> Entering the Depot, the man is first. sent to �h-'.v.i:nps. The rail- is under fire :i the other side id'ly approaching �o.-rday's desper-�i vain. The en- chatnpagr.o Is up Meanwhile events ing corridors, or clear.in grounds. His guar'.s and plequets are Jigiit patroi work, guarding billet-and stores, [.-atrolling floors, lire ;:nJ light pique's After th" man's arrival, he i> eu- most as rapidly on the west front with "'� wh"rP U,> ',,,1,s''''1, 1,1 "1" iU,a "v"vy ^"r cia' concessions each Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings a new attack was launched by Marshal Foch. The Sun- i day morning attack was over a T.."-mi!e front in the St. Quentin area and it appears to bo moving satisfactorily. Carobral Is practically Invested, and hould fall this week. This Is the strongest point on the famous Hinden-burg line. Foch's strategy seems to bo to keep the Germans so busy meeting new attacks thit the enemy high command cannot get an opportunity to create a strategic reserve, and in this Foch is apparently very successful. Tho five attacks on the west front are now progressing. Forty jhou. Band prisoners have been taken fiince Thursday morning, while slnco July 18th, when tho allies turned on the Hums at Chateau Thierry, more than 200,000 German prisoners have been taken. This fact taken together with tho Bulgarian action is bound to have  demoralizing effect on the Herman eoWlers on tho west, and if good wea- v.-.iv from Charlerang ar.d the Americans of ia- fores' are st-' t'.o flrande pro. Y ate fighting was not emy's. riirht flank la ,., j w eaker.ing. Pleasing to Trench. Pari*. Se-a . ; . French n completion of west should bo more rapid during the ' countries to tho penitent bench. ! are in the hands of the Discharge |)e --- | partnient, the man is ready for mil-Moose Jnw has lost Its Immigration � juk. hall, too, for the same reason as Leth-1 .\t last all arrangements having PEAKS WELL OF MR, COTE Tho Edmonton Journal speaks very'. bridge. There Is no immigration now !been completed, the man 1* paraded and highly of Alberta's new provincial 'of th� sort for which Immigration halls i warned that he j., on the sailing lUt.i �rn sid.-s ot the city. secretary. It says: Mr. Coto has Had a long experience In western Canada of a character which should mako him a valuable addition to the ministry. Without any of the showy qualities which used to be considered an asset in politics, ho has evinced during the greater part of his career In tho Legislature much sound practical Judgment and there ia no one In tho government who has a more extensive and Intimate knowledge of the province's resources. In the development projects which will have to he undertaken this" should stand him and his colleagues In good stead. were created. I After having answered his name on --- j parade, he is given instructions ad to Calgary is mourning the ttb.>-;nri of j the date of sailing, parade time. etc. a chimney sweep. They ought to bo! The man then proceeds to the. M.-.liable to discover one at. municipal (lee. | ,-al Ollicer, where he i.s examined for ilon time when theio Is usually a host! Scabies, Vermin. Tnndi Mouth, Vim- of candidates prepared all sorts ot thlrt.^. to clean up Victoria, B. C, may keep a tecord of cars running on Sundays and publish thfem. It may be necessary to do that In Lethbridge In order to shame some deliberate delinquents. There Is no joy riding in France on Sunday. LEAVING IT TO THE OTHER FELLOW. Hon. Arthur Sifton, in a speech at Medicine Hat, combatted the talk eo prevalent In certain personally interested quarters, that Canada should leave tho United States 'to win the war by making this vo/y effective statement: Bolsium, he yaid, did not. stand aside and leave the fighting for France. Likewise, France has not passed tho responsibility along to Great Britain. People were already speculating as to which country was entitled t� the credit of bringing about what now appears liko an assured Victory. Credit for winning the war would belong to each country that btLg done its utmost, and even Russia, ereal and other diseases. Should hi' havo Vermin, he is immediately (leaned up; but If found to he suffering with any of the other diseases he i.s struck off the Sailing. Passing the Medical Kxumlnatiou, he gives his name and number to the F.mbarkation Officer. He Is then handed a Berthing Card, showing him the deck, section, room and berth number. Finally he Hon. A. L. Sifton, at Medicine Hat-/] is asked If hn has signed his "Last declared that Canada had fewer Pay Certificate" and "Complaint strikes, relative to population, than | Sheet." This Complaint Sheet is a any other of the allied nations. That j statement by the man that he is h it-may be true, but it was too many e,-- | isfied wi'h his treatment whilst at at ih.it, and It Isn't always the men ! the. Depot, and if not. it affords him an who strike that are to blame either. Genera! Pau, head of the French mission now visiting Australia, declared in his latest speech, that the punishment of Germany would not bo complete until Germany had been defeated on German soil and tasted tho horrors of tho war she, had caused. That's the view that should prevail throughout the world. opportunity of making his .complaint or recording .any suggestion; v.hiih he may consider iiecosrary and of advantage. At -l.:;o a.m. the following morning. Reveille sounds. The morning of departure at lust. After ablutions and dressing, tiie man packs his kit bag, helps roll up bed blunkets In bundles of ton, and tidy up his room, llre.uk-iast, and Uieu tail fc� accordlug to Mil- itary District. Answering his name when railed from the Nominal Roll of the Hailing, lie takes hit place all ready to inarch to the Station. Before tlio Parade moves off it is inspected by the Commanding Ollicer. and a few words of advice Is Riven by him, as to their conduct on the Boat and on thejr arrival in Canada. At Buxton, In addition to tho Discharge Depot, there la tho Granville Special Canadian Hospital for treat mint mostly of limb and muscular troubles. It is located in another one of these tine hotels. Nearby Is a vocational Institute, where convalescent men are given training in wood working, carving, tlnsmithlng, printing, shoeinaking and other trades. Buxton also has a discharge depot for Canadian Red Cross Nurses. It is located in ;t lovely home hidden among trees, and shrubs and flowers. Buxton is healthy and beautiful. It is a most restful spot, quiet, peaceful and wonderfully endowed with natures gifts. BUY YOUR LADIES' BOOTS AT THE HUDSON'S BAY SHOE SALE Where the Shoe Pinches! This man knows where the shoe pinches and he lays the blame on no one but himself, "I should have known better." This is the kind of reform that counts. Most people busy themselves trying to reform other people. They think things would be just a little better if somebody else did just a little different. But where the shoe pinches is probably with yourself, with myself, with ourselves. When we get to the point of knowing this and acknowledging it, then we have made a start. Let's try this line of reasoning in tackling our Community problems. Where does the shoe pinch? "Am I doing any thing that is keeping back the growth of my community?" "Am I leaving anything undone to advance the growth?1*' With this spirit we can co-oper 4te. Co-oj^ration wins every time. ;