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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FREIGHT THE LETHBRIDGE DA^Y HERAT J) WEDNESDAY. APRIL 3,191fl MASSACHUSETTS FAVOR PROHIBIT Wil! Have Big Effect on Other States-"Wets" Gain at Chicago Tioston. -Apr. :!.- Uolic; H';M. rtilifion-tion of the Federal prohibition amonrt-ment by the Iegisltuure yesterday have a Itig effect on other stales was expressed today by officers of the council for natfont! 1 prohilu'riott. "The notion of Massachusetts as the first great manufacturing and cosmopolitan state to authorize the. amendment,'" they said, "must linve a great influence throughout the country and will, we believe, be influential in deciding the action of the group of license states necessary to sevurc ihe final result.'' Gains For "Wets'" t'hicago, Apr. ;!.-Results of township local option elections in Illinois yesterday showed sains for the antiunion!) forces, about 1.10 saloons b.-iug put out of business, according to r;>-tnmsKcompilcd today. � Bloomiiigton and (lock Island voted out saloons. Xone of the larger dry towns voted "wet" but Aurora and AJ- ton decided to retain saloons. Only three dry townships were returned to the "wet" column and non'e contained a largo town. The anti-liquor forces won thirteen "wet." strongholds. In Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wis.. Apr. -'n the contest between the wet and dry forces of Wisconsin in yesterday's election, t.lie drys today Appear to i'uive made some headway. Nine cities and towns, including Superior^ Ashland. Hploit, which were not voted dry: three towns which were dry voted wet. Kourleen cities iffid towns which permitted the sale of liquor did not clutuge and nine dry places remained, so. fteturns this morning on the senatorial election show that Irvine Len-root. Republican, maintained his lead | over Davlcs. Democrat. With fifteen! counties missing and many others in- [ complete, t.enn.ot hat! a plurality of j more than 10.:>0i!. j The re-election of Mayor Moan, So-1 cialistof Milwaukee, was conceded. CLASS FOR PEACE CAN. CAVALRYMEN Glorious Achievements of the Mounted Men are Rewarded With D. C. M. - New York. N. Y.. April .-The German laboring class is for peace because it has suffered more from the wn: than aiiy other section of the Clerniiiu population. This statement was made on February 22 In the reich-stag by Deputy Herzfeld, Independent Socialist, during the discussion of a Socialist meeting, requesting that the reichstag exercise Its right and demand the release from imprisonment during the reichstag session of Deputy Wilhelai Dittmann. u Socialist. Deputy Dittmann was arrested for his activities In connection with the recent strike iii Berlin and other parts of Germany. The January strike. Deputy Ilorz-I'eld declared was Caused by the despair of the workingmen that there would be no early peace, the labor class having gained the impression . from the Brest Litovsk negotiations [1 that the annexationists controlled the 'I government's policies. During the i sirike he added, the newspapers of the ; working class had been gagged and i representatives of the workingmen I had been thrown into prison Whenever ithey were not sent to the trenches, j 'Deputy Herzl'eld was frequently. | called to order by the vice-president. I Dr. Pansche. who at the outset FaiU)ig Remedy for Appendicitis Indigestion, Stomach Disorders, Appendicitis �nd Kidney Stones are often caused by Gall Stones, and mislead people until those bad attacks of Gall Stone Colic appear. Mot one in ten Gall Stone Sufferers knows what is the trouble. Marlatt's Specific will cure without pain or operation. Buy from JACKSON & CO. LETHBRIDGE, ALT.',. j J.W. MAKLATT6.0D , SSI ONTARIO 5T, TORONTO OUT. fair and the Socialist motion was defeated over the votes of the Socialists, Danes and Poles. LENROOT ELECTED ; London. .April ?>.-Striking achievements of Canadian cavrlrymen are revealed in the conferring of the distinguished conduct medal: Sergt. .f. A. Romas, galloped through the enemy's lines. His horse was shot but he collect";! all other dismounted men and' defended the position til! , , ... after dark when a squadron joined; "Slit to interfere in the Dittmann at him and hrou::ht the party back. i Sergt. S. Cook. Light Horse, when! attacked to a motor machine gun, I found his gun bfcried by shell fire anil j most of the crew casualties, organised a salvage party, dug up the gun audi took it i'i.'a new position. I Private W. A. Morrall, volunteered i to carry a message back when hisl squadron had galloped throuKh the enemy's lines. His horse was. shot but he delivered the message afoot and then took a message back. His horse I was again shot ?nd he himself wound- j ed when completing the journey on foot. Private A. Rutherford rushed a trench uising 75 of the enemy to retire and captured several. Corporal A. J. Stork, mounted rifles, engaged ten of the enemy single handled, killed four and drove off the remainder. Corporal A. O. Swanhy. entered a concrete shelter where there were three enemy. He killed t>\vo and tap tured the survivor. ilwaukee. April 3.-Belated returns from yesterday's election confirm the viftorr*of Irvine Letuoot. republican, for the senate. His plurality at'noon was f.o75. With 19 counties complete and comparatively full reports from all but four others, the vote stood: Lenroot 130.50S; Joseph Davies. Democrat. 121.933; Victor Berger, Socialist. SS.038. The mis*ing counties will maintain Lenroot's winning ratio as they are 1 safely republican. A Ford Car Takes the Place of all These Things WHEN you own a Ford you can do away with many articles that are a source of continuous expense to the man who still drives a horse. For instance, not only your driving-horse and buggy, but the single harness, blankets, whips, currycombs, brushes, horse-shoes, pitch-forks, feed-bins, etc. In their place you have a speedy, dependable, dignified, roomy Ford Car-complete in itself. It is vastly superior to the narrow, cramped buggy t�at travels so slowly. Ansrwhen a Ford is standing idle it does not eat three meals a day, and it requires no "looking after." ' A Ford will save you time, trouble, and money. It is the utility car for the busy farmer and his family. TEE UNIVERSAL CAR Ranabou' Touring---- Coupe ..... Sedan - -Chassis - - - - . One-Ton Truck $575 595 770 970 535 750 F.O.S. FORD, ONT. Ford Garage. Dealers -A. P. Veale, Dealer Z. N. Skouson, Dealer - Lethbridge - Warner - Raymond OF SERVICE ACT Supporters of Govt. Collie To Agreement in Caucus For Strict Enforcement (Special to the Herald) Rdmon'ton, Apr. 3.-Th� German schools in the Stony Plain constituency ,were a factor In the last provincial election uccording to a statement made in the legislature last night by Hon. J. R. Boyle, minister of education. The minfster informed the house that following the closing of a school In which much German and religion was taught, on the ground of Inefficiency, a deputation of clergymen who waited upon the department campaigned the constituency Against the government candidate. These people, the minister declared, knew th'e law, and knew tho regulations but wanted to have their own policy carried out. When the" Liberal candidate and the department refused, they took the field for the opposition as accord-ink to them "This w/s the time to have the question settled." .. Mr. Boyle challenged the member for Stony Plain to tell what he told the deputation when they saw him, if he "gave them the same answer as the government candidate. �Mr. Lundy replied that his informa- tion wan that there wbb no complaint about the,' regulations or the requirements. 'Objection was taken to the way the school was closed. He was told, he ;told the' house, that the chief inspftctoif after visiting tho school, had expressed himself satisfied, but that notwithstanding this the school was closed tho next week. FLOODS IN QUMEC Quebec, Apr, 3.-An Ice Jam on the) Chaudlere River at Vflleyfleld Junction, Benuco County, yesterday caused a sudden rise in the water ot that river and Beaucevllle and $f. Georges arc under water. No loss of Hfo it reported, but all tho houses on the water front are'under wntcr. 4 "THE SEER WITHOUT A PEER ftCWf D AND lOTHID Wf COLD THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING * MALTING Ca iTO. LlTHBRIOCl, AMIRTA. Ottawa,*Apr. 3.-Supporters of the government were in caucus for over two hours this morning. The caucus was called for the purpose of considering the genera! sessional program, the gathering of last week having been more in the nature of a getting together of the Unionist forces with the object of becoming acquainted. It is understood that at today's gathering there was considerable discussion of the Quebec, situation and the Military Service Act. Approval was expressed by many speakers of Sir Rob- j ert Borden's statement in the house yesterday and it is understood there � was a general demand that in view of] the need for men as described in Pre- \* fnier Lloyd George's recent message j to the government, there should be a strict enforcement ot' the Military Service Act. The ministers in reply were In a position to explain that the enforce^ ment of the act lias been engaging the particular attention of the cabinet recently and that the next few weeks is .likely to see a considefable increase in the number of men secured for-/overseas service. At the conclusion of the caucus Sir Robert Borden stated that the chief matter of discussion had been the Military Service Act and thai tiie deliberations had been satisfactory. WON'T INCREASE PRICE OF WHEAT Winnipeg, Apr. 3.-According to the Free Press evening bulletin there is a general opinion that tbe fixed price for wheat will not be changed for the 1918 crop either in Canada or in the United States. The present fixed price for wheat is $2.21 a bushel for No. 1 Northern wheat, f.o.b. '� Fort William, Ont. It is said here that the feeling in official circles in Canada and the United States is that the present price is fair and'sufficiently high to obtain the desired ends, the Free Press says. There is a bill before the United States congress-which ainis to fix the price for the 1913 crop at $2.50 a bushel, but it Is not considered, likely that this bill will be allowed to become law. ATTACK ON ITALY London, Apr. 3.-"There are indications that an Austrian attack on Italy is in preparation and we j shall not be surprised If it devei- j ops before long," said Major-Gen-eral F. B. Maurice, chief director of military operations at the war office, in his weekly talk today. The Moline Universal Tractor Has the greatest amount of draw bar power for the least amount of weight and fuel consumption of any Tract-, iar made. It is all Tractor and a One xMan Tractor. It V rnade in the largest Tractor factory in the world and guaranteed to pull 2 plows in breaking by The Moline Plow Co., who are. the oldest implement manufacturers in America. W. Keith Bell Agent * 1212 Sixth Avenue South Just What You Have Been Awaiting" YOU WILL LIKE THI8 NEW MODEL MASON A RISCH PIANO-LIKE IT FOR ITS DISTINCTIVE APPEARANCE, FOR ITS COMPACTNESS, FOR ITS DELICACY OF DESIGN, FOR ITS SURPRISING TONAL QUALITY AND POWER, NEVER BEFORE SO MARVELLOU8LY BROUGHT OUT IN A 8MALL UPRIGHT PIANO. "nit mo� or rue victbxV . tvin* smt-tvWY price "0 TKMlSMtt or mcok051 ' row you to sued rr.on "The Biggest Little Piano � Ever Made." "ftWonr Svijsfclt- BALMORAL BLOCK, STH ST. LETHBRIDGE {TWENTY BRANCH STORES! gig r r m F a i r y T o H o in e FOR SALE Knight-Watson Ranching Company, Limited, offer for sale one of the largest and best herds of Hereford Cattle in Canada, consisting of Cows and Calves, two-year-old ;Steers and Heifers, yearling Steers and Heifers, also a number of good Hereford Bulls These cattle are all one straight mark and brand, Owing to the sale of part of our lease we are compelled to dispose of these cattle this year / Parties interested in part or all of these cattle will kindly address us at ' � * . Box 713, Lethbridge Knight-Watson Ranching Company HiH Block Umited ;