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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta thk LETimnrnoR daily herald MONDAY. APKIL 1. OAILY AN J WEEKLY Proprietor* and Publishers "t LSTHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY. LIMITEt I Oh Street South. Lethbridge w. a. President and Managing Director Tonance  - Buslubss Manager ustness Itorial TELEPHONES Office .............. 1JS2 Office .............. 1221 Subscription Rat**: tlv, f.t\\\ered. per week......10 ally, delivered, per year .. . .tBOO fitly, by moil, per year ......$4.00 Voekly. by mall, per year .....$1.50 'cekty. by mail, per your to U.8..I2 00 Dittes of expiry of subscription* ft?-en.- dally on address label. Accept-Bee. of papers i fn expiration e.ato It ur authority L> continue the aub-�crlption | of dollars In fuel and light energy as ! | a retail, ai well ac greatly increasing ! production. | Canada is expected ftirt of rural com- 1 nmtiities. there fbie-n't ^t't'in to be i ri y Rood reason why Oatt.i la shouldn't ' stive d.iy'lgt'! n!*o There lire so many reasons in favor of Mir scheme trtut the to-!? Mire \vi will shortly he turning our cloi k* ahead ar: h uir also. An.1 just in 0 ts r  nnertkn, .should not something deie for a I,;;!'-more o>ni'o;lP'l i-ffor- I' prodllf ':�!� of f >.'.l � if' -' ( it> '.' Lot Us iiial.e uso hour o: daylight 'o !h lit > ,-.ive iii'ii and guns from ie.-.truetion The new line now established runs from Arras and Alberta sjuth-cast close to Morelull and Mont fudier to Not on. Tiio m.'in Cernian drive is of course towards \:nieij.. -'-e ] - .1 i ivhi ii Mould i ut th- lilit armies i:i : iv. . jr.! take n, n i.; .:n  .,. railw ay line iroi.i I'i.ris ttt t'.ilais. which is the ::ta:n means oi mii-i-'v for tiie allied armies. Practi--aiiy no progress lias been made towards this goal, jiowever, since tfce allies luuk up iheir new line of il-ft-nee. and the situation :.t preren! !.-> distinctlv jr.vor.ib!.> to til ' �-nu:ii>ueii successful defouce litis most vital point of THE SITUATION IN QUEBEC. JTb* situation in Quebec demands a ittctit- rv.-nd. There is an element In NEITHER PESSIMISM NOR UNUUE OPTIMISM. It is well to be optimistic at this s'ase of '.lie terrible battle for sup- '� ri niney which l� hein? fotiRht on the w::: front in llurope. hut let us t.o- allow our optimism for the final outcome lead ih into ways oi sluUi-fulness and waste ileinB n� we are t tlvu-ands of miles from the scene of the hitter conflict, it is hard for us to tv.ilize how much depends on the allied armies steuiminu: the German advance on tii" v.-1 st :n>".\ and holding the enemy off from possession uf the  !iaatt�i ports. The -, f'oTts of the , ,,..,�..r� of the *ar�i>us ne.tlons encap- ] el in the atrumcle egainst the H''n ' i-.r.' ;;uite properly exercised in seeing to ;t tha-t the morale of the people at � h.iuie is kept up. and fliey ;ire there-, .re inclined to show us the brighter si-l-- of the picture -the enormous to-mum losses, nn-l the fact f'.at any }: 'f Rr e.ind ti the part of the alltesi is more than made up bv tti.'-laa Uiat the Httna paid a terrible pric� in blcod. There is however a possibility that the Huns may get 'Amiens, which would make the co-ordination of the armies of the north and south i vaotly harder task; o- they may set Paris, which would have its effect on the 1 people. We do not believe that, the capture of cither city would mean the loss of the war by the allies. ; lut such a Ifrss would fireatly en-i courage the Germans and thus pro- frrnfi Our own Cot r*nponct#nt> Macleod. M.i�. f,l AmonK the returned tfoys dn.-inR the past week, is Arthur Henwii k, who enlisted with the Cniversi'ty Corps, arrived in Kntfland early in 1','IC. but en account of his you'll was not sent to France until 11HT. in the second engagement he wits in he received shrapnel wounds in his Iors, also Injuries to hts knee, which kept him in the hospital several months. Since thot time he 1ms been tit headquarters office, until Invalided home. While looking and feelinc well, he is cheerful, but is troubled with result* of wounds on the battlefield in France. He ts waiting his discharge. Crop Prospect* Prospects were never so good for a preat tTop of irratn as trtis year, several days of west wind, followed by a heavy snowstorm on Saturday, aud more on Sunday meaning to ttte country many dollars. The past week several farmers were bu�y sowing wheat, and this first week of April will find ni'iiy on the land sowing, discing, ploughing, with the result that a larger iirea will he needed than any previous yeat Several farmers have bought tractors thus saving manpower, which is scarce. income tax forms bare been in great demand lately. Only a few of each kind have been sent to the postmaster for distribution, about one for every ten persons wb6 ask for them, so that many will not have an opportunity to report, unless Ute time is extended. Land Sale* Land sales continue active. Each , week brings higher price* aad*mort> [ country In the 'Go's, buyers. Bigger Elevator The Pacific Klevator Co. h*�e taken down their elevator here and will bethl a larger one to accommodate the ever-increasing business. La*t year the Macleod Milling Co. doubled their forage capacity, and the Farmers In view of the t rltlcal situation at the front the Amalgamated Society of Engineers in Kngh.nd has abandoned the strike movement it has been long threatening as a protest ngalnst the. government's manpower measure Lt.-Col. K. Tester .'ones of the V.S supply division of the signal corps testified before the senate military committee, in Washington that LACK OF INDEPENDENT THOUGHT, SAYS THE SPEAKER AT FORUM terlan church, Virden, lias accepted a only one airplane h;:d been shipped to call tc the pastorate of Knox Presbyterian church, Portage la Prairie. Uev. J. A. Haw. ot BourU, has been tendered a unanimous call by tho Methodist congregation at Dauphin. Patrick Noon, an Indian Mutiny veteran, celebrated hit 91st birthday at Virden, Man. Rev. Pr. Murdock Macklnnon, of Rcglna. has accepted a call to High Park Presbyterian church, Toronto. John J. Sunday, ex-mayor of Peter-boro and once a Liberal candidate for the house of commons, Is dead. A. Ci. Harrison, city commissioner of lvdmonton for three years, has resigned. Ho may be succeeded by It. 0. Davidson, ex-fire chief. _  Rev. Ci. P.. David, former Baptist pastor of Rapid City. Man., and Moose Jaw, died at Toronto. N". G. McCallum, member of the Kurope b> the government since erica entored the war. Ain- An Unsuccessful attack fo destroy Dunwoody Inntitute in Washington, where a large number of bluejackets are quartered, was made by an unknown man who. titter throwing a bomb and exchanging shots with the guard, escaped in a waiting automobile. The Fnited (States Steel Corporation lias announced a wage increase of fifteen per cent, to employees, at its manufacturing plants effective April 15. Thos. Hay. the new M.P. for Selkirk, Man., is a native of that province and made his first trip east, of Winnipeg when he went to attend the sitting of parliament. Dr. Tolmie. the new member for Victoria, M.C , is a native of that province. B. O. S. Scholefield. provincial librarian of H.t:ite yiat the thinker is bigoted, in it rut. uncharitable. "Pick me the most orthodox man In 1/Cthbrldgn and 1 will show you Hie most uncharitable man,' said the speaker. The independent thintaer. on the other hand. Is in no rut, he follows truth whither it leads him. The . progress of tit" world depends on the Tho city cornorntlon of llilmontoti comprises I.L'L'ti square miles, or 2C..HM0 acres. A great part of this is vacant : and il litis been Miggested that all the unoccupied areas of sufficient extent should lie placet! under cultivation. Mary Lincoln Heckwlth. great Independent thinker. CommUslon form of government In T for keeping Klevator are contemplating adding to tne Hudson Bay Co.. farmed at Port-( curtains on the windows of his prem their room for handling the Increasing quantity of grain being marketed each yoar at Macleod. Dwelling houses are at a premium now as never before In Macleod. Ken's hive advanced, and all who have houses to rent have a long waiting list, and still the pewle come, making the demand for house* grent-ei\ men's division of th* Committee on Public Information in Cuba and who has just returned to the C.S., intends to plough the fields of the family farm ill Vermont ;>s part of her war work this spring. She hits bought a tractor which will be attached to her WOMAN SAVED MUCH SUFFERING By Ulan* Fri�i>d'� Advtoud Lydi* E. Pialduuft V�r ��t Plain*, Mo.-"I �h ail ma down in health, host Utiifoatioa ood Ur-ribl* eroapo ovary age Iva Prairie and Kehvood, la dead, isea after being ordered to remove automobile, and believes R. R. Hamilton, a pioneer of Ross-burn, Man., is dead. ' them by tho sanitary inspector. thr.t the | During the Brazilian expedition Col. Roosevelt reteived injuries to his ear H. -L Walker, member in the last and aince his recent illness It litis de-parliament for K-ist Xofthumberland, ( veloped that he will permanently lose died at Warkworth, Ont. I the use of the left one and will be -- - . subject to spells of dizziness until his A number of town lot* owned by ' Bystom regains Its equilibrium, town of Emerson, Man., on the west l - work of ploughing can thus, be done without undue effort or discomfort. tae i-rendi C.inadl in province that is ( long the war. That is why the Hcr- OUt ai-'i out opposed to the war and is iryitig to do everything possible to ite� p tiritain from winning. They must he dealt with. 1c is up to Sir Robert Borden and ills cabinet, un iheir handling of tho Quebec problem, aud the enforcement of the military service act depends the fate of Inion government. Tor th'- tvst of Canada to give into the HoUlieviki tactics_ of Quebec would be fat-1. '.'uc'uec must come into I'r.e antl act the par: of line Canadians. SUPREME COMMAND REPOSED IN GEN. FOCH. Due ui the outstanding military vents of the past week has been 'the nppoiutment of General Koch of the .French army as the supreme commander-in-chief of all the allied ar-tties on the west front. � The fact that there are French. British, Belgians. Americans and Portu- ; gese fighting on the west front ' against the supreme effort of the : Germans to break through has decided � the military experts of the allies to place the supreme command la the bands of one man in order that tho proper co-ordination and control of reserve:* might be effected to the best '� advantage. The result ot this etep should be a 1 welding process, knd should result in the best possible une being made ot ' the effectives of the allies available ! to item tbe German tide. General ' focli will, of course, have a c.ounc.l of the heads of the various armies vrtth whom he will consult, but the plonolng of the campaign will be in hi* baad* and tbe decisions will" be bU - Tho choice of General -Poch as su-pffemo' leader would appear to .be a Wioo one. Not only doe* be know the theory of war but he U a master-band aid says we should not allow'our optimism to lead us into a state of slothfuluess and waste Remember that the I'nitel States is preparing for six years more of war. Let this be a warning to us to tighten our belts and commence ritrht now to get a proper understanding, of the terrible task ahead of us. Canada's greatest task is production We can do much in the fighting lin�-. more man we have already done, but our greatest opportuni'v Is lr. feeding the fighting men and those who are backing them up at the front with the munitions of war. A realisation on ihr> part of each one of us that our stern duty is to put aside every consideration but the winning of the war is what Canada most needs. Don't let optimistic UendUlnej 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. Dr. Kirk, who recently took over the ,. ,, . , . office of Dr. Milium, ts delighted with - slew-is spoke in the .morning _to a large congregation. Special music was furnished by the Sunday school choir. A special Sunday school service wns held In the afternoon, when the parents and friends of the children were delighted by the program given by tu� scholars, especially the Infant classes, whose singing pleased overy- Jack Buckham. representative for the Columbia division^ In the 11. P.' legislature, has soma, original Ideas about how "big game hunters" should be treated, lie has buoyed in (ho. house an amendment to the Game, act, providing tor a, $J."> llcenso for all uotif1, the victims before their expert rifles have been numerous. Intiet- such tt tax es Mr. Ituck-liiim prescribes, big-guimi hunting in British Colitinhi would bring rev-en tie according to result*. pound?' month *o Vwi__ doctor ttt Woot Plain*, olso every renMjrlooold think ofTintBovt relief. On* dojr whoa I was �oifoiwc greatly *> Mobs) wm ot rev hotjao. ob4 old, Lyd^tWiihaaVo Vogotoblo Coin- ^______ So 1 did, tad through It. I found relief from my raftering and I really believe it saved my life. It does not *cem a* though I eta mt enough, in praise of this wonderfol medicine for the health it boo brought me."-Mi** Ccra Lek Hall, W��t Plain*, llo. P*rh*p* it mo* ooom * extravagant statement to soy that ttiio great rcmody saved o life; bat women like Mrs. Hail, to whoa it has brought' health, appreciate th* dangor and safTering they bare escaped too well to doubt it! All who *u8*r ahonld try it Why risk Uf* sad health without it? For special ad viae write Ljrdio E, Piokham Medicine Co.. Lynn. Mas*. More than "00 claims have been staked out since Sunday at Stacey, Montana, as the result of the discovery of what > is believed to be gold-bearing quarts by a rancher who was boring a well. Negotiations for transfer of 150,000 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 public service value of the newspaper is welcome in view of the knocks '.'.w'""T�^rr"V�Ii','"^. tons of Japanese shipping to the Un-one, ami gavo the parents and friends � h b coolplete(, on some idea of the toachiag and train- h fc , f f t� , , t ng given tne little tot* who attend j f , of deadwelght of ship ca- the Sunday_�hoal.__^ pacity 6 | Ths Yokohama gpecie bank will I open a branch in Buenos Aires in I April, it will take cere of the rapid- AGAINST BOLSHEVIKI I- -7-'" j For throwing a stone at the window Mosrow, March 29.-(By the Asso-1 of the Club Cafe lr. Calgary, Elmer elated Press, i-General Bo�ayevsky. Brown, a striking waiter, was Wed-asslstant chief of the Don Cossacks nesday morning sent to jail for two and b-ader following the suicide of mon'hs. Another striker, for accost- A third General Kaiedinea. has surrendered to the Holshevlkl. He has issued a proclamation to his follower* explaining his surrender and calling upon them  to give up their futile opposition. Ho too says the figiu against the Bolshevik! ing pedestrians, was fined, was let go with, a warning. The big male buffalo which was given to Stanley Lark, Vancouver, not long ago, has dl-tl of pneumonia. frequently aimed at the press by un- was a mistake and It Is a movement A female, wallaby, u small species of: thinking peopl*. "f )ars,e and tha civil strife kangaroo, which was sent from Aus- tins only weakened the country. It is the general feeling that the i tralia, has also died. An American exchange sixes up GcrwKaiedines movement has died out. Ot; The children of the Kugene Field man efficiency this way: its principal figures. Genera! Alexiefl | school, Chicago, decided to give up Acting on orders from the German Js lli,JinK In � small village in the candy and other swuets for a weak government, the officers and crews ot ( ^ucaaus and General Kornlloff with and buy thrift stamps with tho money the German ships Interned in Ameri- a na"dful of followers Is still vainly : saved. They coll.. ted, through their �tan waters Inflicted such damages opposing the Holsheviki, hut according upon the machinery of the vessels as ,u '"dlcations his days ore numbered, they deemed absolutely certain to keep the ships out Of service lor two years. By that time the Germans r�mv economy, $600. Lieut. O. R. Matthews has been appointed postmaster at Greenwood, Lieut. Matthews went to t'rance no. Rev H. C Speller, of Bwift Cur-has urged that the reading _........_ ______ thought the war would be over. r"om ,of !?ev. pu.h,it' ilbr*" J* thai j at the commencement oYfhYwar7and But American efficiency aud Ameri lny 8ll0�!* b0 "fPt �P�n on Sunday, i received his commission while on ocean Invention effected the neccr;?orv . me .''t'*6"" ,t,'rlou�hl^10 ]� con-1 tlve service. He was promoted for ft handling largo bodies of men He repairs in from six to eight months uf/Ky'J alathn "br'rjr bo*rd agreed bravery aud received tho Military kg* also made.a careful study of I Bn: tlu Ger- Mr sPe�er. 'Cro�* with one b*r. Here's Something Which Is Most Worthy of Your Support BENEFIT DANCE UNDER AUSPICES KENTISH ASSOCIATION TO ASSIST A MAN-THE FATHER OK A LARGE FAMILY-WHO HAS BEEN ILL FOR THUtE YEARS, AND WHO IS BEING SENT TO MAYO BROS. HOSPITAL AT ROCHESTER. THE DANCE ON MONDAY, APRIL 15tk In the K. P. Hall is in Support of the movement. IF YOU DESIRE TO ASSIST IN A MORE SUBSTANTIAL WAY YOU WILL BRIGHTEN A HOMC AND BRING CHEER TO SEVEN CHILDREN WHOSE FATHER AND BREAD WINNER HAS SEEN LAID ASIDE SO LONG. Tickets for the Dance........$1.00 Extra Ladies...............50c > INVITATIONS FROM MR, KNOWLOEN OR ANY LADY MEMBER OF THE KENTISH ASSOCIATION. ANY WHO DESIRE TO LENO SPECIAL ASSISTANCE IT WILL BE GRATEFULLY RECEIVED AND MAY BE SENT TO- MR. KN0WLDEN, THE NURSING MISSION, THE HERALD. Ofroan Strategy, having anafyied the of the Huns not only in this but olso their strategy of the war of 1870. The welding ot the tl-|tgtf armies under one head 1b the wtWft stop tho allies could possibly tag* at this time of greatest need. SAVING DAYLIOHT IN UNITED STATES. They aro daylight saving in the Ugtted SsVtos today. They started last night by putting all clocks ahead an hour whoa thoy went to bed, and thoy got up �n hour earlier than us-thi* morning though the clock the/ wore merely rising at tho tt time. T.ho people south of the will continuo to save daylight un > lost Sunday tn October, and the t'ox**rt� figure, that.the nft-!�airo hundred* of thousands mans had figured the cost of repair.) at $2,600,01)0 and the necessary time 'U months. | All of these ships, except one that | has been sunk, are now bearing Anier-! lean commerce on the seas or trans-1 porting American soldiers to Kurope. The navy department-figures that the use of these ships between tho time the ships wore actually repaired and I the time the Germans estimated they | could be replaced #111 be worth tl'ttt.- ; OUU.000 to the government at the pro-sent rate of tonnage. The Vatei'lantl, one of these Interned j ahips and the largest ship afloat, Is] j now In tb/i United States service ro-i pinned tho Leviathan American* are I able to operafe this ship at a higher , j r..ta of speed than the Germans were ! : able to do and do this with Sub tons ' ol cotil less a day. The Leviathan as onet American captain in place of ,ve German captains of the Vuterlaud, and one American chief engineer instead ,ot a cbi$f vngiuner and five assistants that' German efficiency ro-quiraaV UsCH STOVE NIGHT POLISH ursbls polish. Blaok Knight Is non-lnflammsbls. - 809? ;