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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THK LETHBRIPOE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, APRIL 1, OA ILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers Hf LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED j 123 6th Street South, Lethbridos I W. A. Buchai.on i President and Managing Director j bn Toriance - - Btisiu&ss Manager i uafness ditorial TELEPHONES Office .......... Office ........ of dollars in fuel and light energy as a result, as well as greatly increasing production. Canada is expected to follow the States' lead within a few days. Sir George Foster's bill for daylight saving in Canada has reached the committee stage, and while there is some opposition on the part of rural communities, there doesn't seem to b? any good reason why Canada shouldn't save daylight also. There are so ( many reasons in favor of the scheme ' that the Herald feels sure we will j 1252 ' shortly be turning our clocks ahead j , an hour also. j j And just in this, connection, should i j not something he done for a little ' i moro concerted effort in the way of j production of foodstuffs within the i city? Let us make use of the extra j hour of daylight to the best advantage. The plneh in world rations is just beginning to make itself felt, and it is up to Canadians to do every-Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap-1 tj,jng possible to relievo the strain .ear daily on address label. Accept-; b r a8 large a surplns fpr ex- Bee or papers i.ftc expiration onto is  authority to continue the sub- i port as our resources will admit. scription. i---- NEITHER PESSIMISM NOR UNDUE OPTIMISM. , It is well to be optimistic at this ! stage of the terrible battle for sup-' rcmncy which Is being fought on the ; western front in Europe, but let us j not allow our optimism for the final I outcome lead us into ways of slolli-' fulness and waste. Being as wo are i thousands of miles from the scene of | the. bitter conflict, it is hard for us to ' realize how much depends on the al-I lied armies stemming the German ad-j vance on the west front, and holding the enemy off from possession of the ! channel ports. The efforts of the j ie.iders ot the various nations engag-| ed in the struggle against the Hun Fhiwilii HAVE ALREADY DONE "PICKED UP IN* PASSING f0* TE BVSY MAN ,, .10! . .|5,oo; . .rod : ..$1.50 ! . Subscription Rates ally, delivered, per week ally, delivered, per year ally, by mail, per year . ,Veekly, by mail, per year Vceklv. by mail, per year to U.S.. J2.00 : our rHE PROGRESS \OF THE WAR The Germans may now be said to l&ave failed completely in the first stages of their great offensive io reach. Amiens and Paris. The British and French, cooperating in the most perfect manner, have been able to hoU their new lines firm and even retake some of the lost ground. The new iine they have established lies souse 2^ miles to the south of their former line before the German offensive began, but this retreat has been made in an orderly manner, and in such a. way as to save men and guns Uapt. Warring Kennedy Clarke, son of the late E. F. Clarke, M.r. and twice mayor of Toronto, was accidentally killed while on active service. from destruction. The new line now , established runs from Arras and AI-!:lre ^ite PT??'1* exercised in seeing berta south-east close to Moreiull and j " that the morale-of the people at Mont Didier to Noyon. !Il0me is kePl "P- ami the-v are t,lere- fore inclined to show us the brighter . The main German drive is of course towards Amiens, the possession of -.v hi eh would cut. the allied armies in two -'.nd take from them the railway line from Paris to Calais, which is the main means of supply for the allied armies. Practically no progress has been made towards this goal, however, since tie allies took up their now iine of defence, and the situation ' ;1,1- opinion, jg \ Contrasting tli Thos. Hay, the now M.P. for their room for handling the inoreas ing quantity of grain being marketed each year at Macleod. Dwelling houses are at a premium now as never before in Macleod. Rents have advanced, and all who age R. R. Hamilton, a pioneer of Ross-burn, Man., is dead. H. .T. Walker, member in the last the class thinker with the independent thinker the speaker Sol-1 went 011 f'-* Tt, uncharitable. vince and made his first trip east of I1"* \n� 1110 �>"st orthodox man in Winnipeg when he went to attend the i Lothbrldgo and I will show you the sitting of parliament. Dr. Tolmie, the 1 most, "ncharitablo man,* said the new member for Victoria, B.C., is a , spo:i^cr the independent thinker, native of that province. ! T �"�er lsn� r,ut- hcmf?!' ' _. i lows truth whither it leads him. The E. O. S. Scholefield; provincial H- j progress of tho world depends on the brarian of B.C., has requested the i----------:-=_---� Next-of-Kin association to co-operate ; The city corporation of Edmonton with him in an effort to save the let-�! comprises 4,229 square miles, or 20,880 ters of the men of the C'.E.F. for the i acres. A great part of this is vacant use and benefit of posterity. land it has been suggested that all the - | unoccupied areas of sufficient extent Joseph Tays, for ,12 years post- j should be placed under cultivation. master at Port Moody, 13.C, is dead. \ - ^ at the age of 7fi. Ho was a native of [ Mary Lincoln Beckwith, great Gay's River, Quebec. He came to Port i granddaughter of Abraham . Lincoln, Moody in 1877, and bought the only; -who has been, representing the wo-store there at that time. | men's division of the Committee on - 1 Public Information in Cuba and who A Vancouver Chinese laundryman ! has just returned to the U.S., intends was fined $17.50 for using a sprinkler ' to plough the fields of tho family farm that was operated by the breath, and m Vermont as part of her war work another was assessed ?5 for keeping this spring. She has bought a trac-curtains on the windows of his prem-' tor which will be attached to her ises after being ordered to remove I automobile, and. believes . that the have houses to rent have a long wait-. pnrnament for Last Northumberland, w H-t and still the people come, i died at ^ arkworth, Ont. ing list, ----- ----- , . making the demand lor bouses greater. Dr. Kirk, who recently took over the A number of town IdtB owned by town of Emerson, Man.; on the we3t not believe that { office of dV! ^Uu^el^Vlth- �� sold by auction a few days dty would mean .Southern Sunny A^erta,. and 'has . ^w^fiU ' � Bucknam, who will utilize them a sheep ranch. ftrcnj the French-Canadian province that is opt and out opposed to the war and is n-yiug to do everything possible to keep Britain from . winning. They must he dealt with. it is up to Sir Robert Borden and bis cabinet. On their handling of the Quebec problem, and the enforcement of the military service act depends the fate of Vnion government. For the rest of Canada to give into the Bolsheviki tactics, of Quebec would be fatcil. Quebec must come into i'.r.e and act the part of true Canadians. courage the Germans and thus prolong the war. That is why the Herald says we should not allow'our optimism to lead us into a state of slothfulness and waste. Remember that the United States is preparing for six years more of war. Let this be a warning to us to tighten our belts and commence right now to get a proper understanding of the terrible task ahead of us. Canada's greatest task is production. We can Shortage of wfies.t in Krance has become so serious that the'bread ration reach ed, according to official advices received in "Washington. The food administration is endeavoring, to collect wheat to be rushed abroad. C. Arthur Dansereau,, aged 74, for-political director of La Presse j and one of the best known journalists been busy since his arrival in Macleod. Easter Services Special Easter services were held in ail the churches Easter Sunday, in the Roman Catholic church, Rev. Father Murphy spoke to a crowded house. While in the Church of England Rev. C. Gray at the early service, also during the day all services were well attended. Rev. J. Kennedy, at the Presbyterian, preached to atten-, .... , , L . , . tive audie*�es. The Salvation Army, imer Po^'cal director of La whose services arp held after the Wl0ae T��*�^ "T the Dominion, died yesterday at churches, gathered a large crowd. In \ " . ,, . ,,'_,.,i the Methodist church, ReV. W. A. Lew-1 hls home m Montreal. is spoke in the .morning to a large congregation. Special music was fur-| work of ploughing can thus be done without undue effort or discomfort. Jack nuckham, representative for the Columbia division" in the B. C. legislature, litis some, original ideas, about how "big game hunters" should independent thinker. Commission form of government in Lethfcrldge and Union government in Canada were thn roKult. of the independent thought ot loitders. The speaker went on to say that one place whore class thinking had gone to seed was in roliglous life. Tho teachings of Christ had not been followed. Vhey have not coma down in thou- pure form. They havn been distorted into creeds. Christ taught that there was a Creator, a Father, and lit; taught also the brotherhood of tunu. that, a kind act. is worth more than all the theology of thu day. Had thuso teachings been fob lowed in their pttro form he doubted very much if there would be this terrible war today, or that there would he the extreme poverty and extreme) wealth which in one. of the causes of unrest. "We have got to get back t-j tho .simple gospel of the Nazarene reformer. What your life la 1b what you are regardless of what you think." Mayor Hurdle said lie agreed with Mr. Dunlop in many things but ho did not agree that Independent thought should wholly bo relied upon. There must be community thinking or there would be no harmony. Dr. Levering agreed with Mr, Dunlop. The independent thinker he thouglit was the greatest need of tlief world. them by the" sanitary inspector. During the Brazilian expedition Col. Roosevelt received injuries to his ear and since his recent illness it has developed that he will permanently lose the use of the left one and will be subject to spells of dizziness until his , be treated. He has ,jfua,v?d ; in che system regains its equilibrium. | house an "amendment,"to- -^hef Game-- i act, providing tor a--'$25 license for all non-resident hunters . and fishermen, who shoot or-fish within British Columbia, and in addition, $25 for each' -grizzly bear,  ntoose, big-horn, wapiti and- caribou shot: $15 for each black or brown bear, and ?5 for each!] goat or each species-of deer shot. AS big-game hunting in. British Column i Ma has for many years drawn the Word has been received in Winnipeg that Major Charles Flint, the well known Winnipeg officer who left with a C.F.R. construction corps, has been awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French government. CHANGE THE NAME. Grand Rapids, Mich., March 31 A movement was begun yesterday at, world's best sportsmen from all quar Berlin, Ottawa county, to have the ters of the globe, the victims before name of the town changed to Per-. their expert rifles have been numer-shing. Petitions are to be prepared ous. Under such a tax as Mr. Buck-next week, it was announced. Berlin ham prescribes, big-game hunting in has about 450 residents, most of them British Columbia would bring rev-being of Scotch or Irish descent. enue according to results.  1 PATRIOTIC ACTlON.- New- York, March SO.-Elimination of all wheat products from menus was agreed upon at a meeting ot four hundred hotel  proprietors from throughout tho United' States, hold here yesterday morning, WOMAN SAVEO MUCHJUFFERING By taking Friend'. Advicaand Lydi&E. Pinkham** Vegetable Compound. West Plains, Ma-"I was ell no down in health, had indigestion and terrible craxnpe every month so 1 was unable to do any thing'. I bad tried every doctor ia West Plains, also every renjwdy I could think of, without relief. One day when I was suffering greatly a friend was at my, bouse end said, Jffby don't jon try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound ?' So I did, and through it, I found relief from my suffering and I really believe it saved my life. It does not seem as though I can say enough in praise of this wonderful medicine for the health it has brought me."-Hiss Cora Lee. Hall, West Plains, Mo. - Perhaps it may seem att extravagant statement to My that this great remedy saved a life; but women like Mrs. Hall, to whom it baa brought health, appreciate the danger and suffering they have escaped too well to doubt it! All who suffer should try it Why risk life and health without it? For special advice write Lydia E. Pihkham Medicine Co.. Lynn, Mass. SUPREME COMMAND REPOSED IN GEN. FOCH. One .of the outstanding military events of the past week has been 'the appointment of General Foch of the French army as the supreme com- j what' Canada most needs mander-in-chief of all the allied ar- j mies on the west front. | . The fact that there are French, British, Belgians, Americans and Portugese fighting on the west front against the supreme efifort of the Germans to break, through has decided the military experts of the allies to place the supreme command in the hands of one man in order that tho proper co-ordination and control of reserves might be effected to the best advantage. The result of this step should be a do much in the fighting line, more j-nished by the Sunday school'choir, i than we have already done, but our ; A special Sunday school service was ! greatest opportunity is ic feeding the i heW ia the afternoon, when the' par-i ,. , . , , ,.,',,,., ^ ., K-,,ir : ents ana friends of the children were (fighting men and those who are back-, de[ighted by the program ^m by ! ing them up at the front with the mu- j the scholars, especially the infant ! nitions of war. A realisation on ,the j classes, whose singing pleased every-i part of each one of us that our stern one' and save the parents and friends .duty is to put aside every consider. J JT,^ ^^g^^.ffi � tion but the winning of the war is i the Sunday school. Don't let! optimistic headlines cause you to slacken your efforts. Pessimism is bad, but undue optimism is worse. There is a long hard struggle yet ahead. ' Produce and save that 'the struggle may not be lost. CANNOT HOLD OUT In hearing a draft appeal a Syracuse judge has decided that the publication of a newspaper is a necessary war enterprise and the appeal was granted. This admission of the pub- Moscow, March 29.-(By the Associated Press.)-General Bosayevsky, assistant chief of the Don Cossacks More than 300 claims have been staked out since Sunday at Stacey, Montana, as the result of the discov-! ery of what* is believed to be gold- i bearing quartz by a rancher who was i boring a well. ' j Negotiations for transfer of 150,000 i tons of Japanese shipping to the Un-! lted States have been completed on the basis of two tons of steel plates! for one ton of deadweight of ship capacity. ' Tha Yokohama specie bank will open a branch in Buenos Aires in April. It will take cave of the rapidly growing Japanese commerce in Argentina. For throwing a stone at the window of the Club Cafe in Calgary, Elmer Brown, a striking waiter, was Wednesday morning sent to jail for two ometning which:"'b.;Most Worthy of'Yoor Support DANCE and leader following the suicide of' months. Another striker, for accost-General Kaledines, has surrendered to \ ing pedestrians, was fined. A third the Bolsheviki. He has Issued a pw ', was let go with a warning, clamation to his followers explaining The big male buffalo which wa3 upou the machinery of the vessels they deemed absolutely, certain , , , -i. . ''is surrender and calling upon them he service value of the newspaper is, t0 give.up their futi)o oppoBltion Hei given to Stanley Park, Vancouver i welcome In view of the knocks too says the tight against the Bolsheviki not long ago, has died of pneumonia, i welding process; and should result in j frequently aimed at the press by un- was a mistake and it is a movement i A'female wallaby, a small species of j the best possible une being made of | thinking people. : of large masses and the civil strife | kangaroo, which was sent from Aus- the effective, of the allies available \ . . - , 0,� feelinglhJt ! ^ ^ ^ ' ! to stem the German tide. General ~ Foch will, of course, have a counc.l of the heads of the various armies With whom he will consult, but the planning ot the campaign will be in his hands and the decisions will" be bis.  'The choice of General Foch as supreme' leader .would-appear to.be a wise one. Not only does he know the theory of war but he ie a master-hand at handling large bodies of men. He has also made a careful study of German strategy, having analyzed the plans of the Huns hot only in this war but also their strategy of the war of 1870. -The welding ot the allied armies under one head is the wisest step the allieB could possibly laie at this time of greatest need. the I ' - j An-American exchange sizes up Ger^ Kaiedines movement has died out. Of | The children of the Eugene Field j man efficiency this way: its principal figures, General Alexieff j school, Chicago, decided to give up] " ' ., oormnn ia hiding in a small village in thecandy and other sweets for a week! Acting on. orders irom ine. ^rrnaii (aucasug and General Korniicff with | and bur thrift stamps with the money! government, the officers and crew so. a h,im,fu, of toiiowors ls atIU vainly | saved. They collected, through their the German ships interned in-Amen- p ing the Bol3hevikf) but according economy, ?600. can waters intlieted such damages t(/imik.ations ,lls daVB are numbered: 83 i__ , v. ... , tv ^ f,^i Rev. H. C. Speller, of Swift Cur- keep the ships out of service tor tfto . urged that the reading! years. By that time rwrnnns j SAVING DAYLIGHT m UNITED STATES. They are daylight saving In the United (States today. They started last night-by putting all clocks ahead an hour when they went to bed, and they got 'up an hour earlier than usual this morning though the clock Mid the/ were merely r'lBing at the ave hundreds of thousands the Germans thought the war would be over. But American, efficiency and American invention effected the necessary repairs in from six to eight months and at a cost of $273,000: tha Germans had figured the cost of repairs at $2,600,000 and the necessary lime 24 months. All of these ships, except one that has been sunk, are now bearing American commerce on the seas or transporting American soldiers to Europe. The navy department-figures that the use of these ships between the time the ships were actually repaired and the time the Germans estimated they could be replaced