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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta DAILY ANU VVECKWV THE UmnniDGB DAILY HERALD rmmsDAY, APWL 4. Ml* Pnmt ister* and Publlsrwr* fMI CKTHBHIBGK HERALD PRINT-I NO COMPANY, LIMiTtC MS �V� Street South. Lsthbridg* W. A. Such*i en President and Mur.agmg Director loan Tonanc*  - Busies* Maaajer TELEPHONES Business Office .............. uss Editorial Office .............. 1324 Subscription Kat��: Bitty, cleliveruil. per ueek ..... 10 r>?ily, delivered, per year 00 Haily, by mni). r^r year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....$1.50 Weekly, by nail, pet y?ar to U.S. $5 0* Datea of exrlry of iMibscrl pilous'ap-roar daily on aildresr- talx-l. Aecopt-Wco Of pnpprs i fir c*nfr;iti^n oate Is oar authority t.: continue tho. sub  CliptlOD BE' I. . x--rr^i-- ��'-------------------~ TH*. PROGRESS % OF THE WAR. The estimates of air.�-tl !os*eii�iv� now brine .u.'uic un" uritrteinyly t i" magnitude Of i no uin. r.i1 ii u*! .0iM'. while tha Oi-iimii v-~--,tmn. ... nf whom ;ire dead or wouiitltM. n- omnaratlYt-iy I ha* likewise absorbed fire other bank*, one aa tar bank aa tS70 and tlie others m 1801. lTOft. 190* and 1312. The Royal Bank of Canada, the third of the "big irroup." ha* absorbed four .;! whether truthfully or not we do not know, that Sir Thomas' opposition to the amaWamaM.m was nut baaed : on ;\ny nucslton of principle, hut r.v , tlicr nr-ratis* the "To-rnto nmup" Was I antiKon!?tlc to t!:e ".Montreal group" ft rMiiK control vt the splendid bus I- . mvj and resource* of t'tis Western I Ontario institution. About the same; (imp the Sun Life Assurance piny, with heartnnarters at Montreal NEW YORK VIEW ' OF QUEBEC RIOTS New York. N. T. April I- la an editorial dealing with rtotlag � Quebec, which It attribntea to aatsM*r* Imbued with "separatist* peaeiCNM Inherited ancient and carefully stimulated." the New York Time* thla morning pays high tribal* to the treat masse* of French Canadian* In the ancient capital, who, In tfmec of (treat f.'.ress have kept their head* and who. by their act have helped to redeem the follies and crime* of elfish' teachers and leader* of a gallant people The Time* scathingly rebnkes Ar-mayl Lnvergne of whom it eays: Com i 'Almost amusing, highly comic in- [deed, were this a time of peace and a ., ,h, x�.,,��,.,. I ordinary broken head*. Is the Natlon- pr..p.srd to absorb he Mann fact or , h| f M ArmanB LaT,rrie. , ; lrt� .VTor,,1.7o but Sir who ,0ok or ,rled 10 �� e�**�" �f hi Adiiuarters at 1 oronto, out  . n.. T,o,n. White also refuae^ r-i, .^^'oS " 'rhl* month, however, the Montreal j K"'1'!! �2 !2t Kr n:v appear to have nfade a killing. ^^S^S^SS^ liXl the H.yal Rank pobhimg up the No* h. �******** Sg^*T* thrm frown of Wiunlpcp. :.nd the) these togs and_ anowdflfta OM f��m* fe�' prisoners were uljeu )> the re-troii ii'K nines.  -.in'i.ir.-: vei> .;uie; �:ov.. : V ' li r.natiH "." '� 'her on-i:if Au.sii'i.UiS for >:s k.i.k.u iront. The ^it'iattoii i-Oil tiic .'ror.i- �vid"iitly uri pari: 4*r;t�d driv.-. ,a\\ KO tipti'.-teii .);;-. TAKING STRONG MtASURES IN QUEBEC TROUBLE Brig-lieu l^'i.>..rd i.i now m cam-matl.l in Qn-"l;ec and ! :;a Pasfc ol Montreal gobbled aad It la.now ssaouaq-aheorbod the Mask of Amwioa. the ody hank is Caasda which la ^jsj^s Mttah sad aot Bsak of Osauaaro* ' Rank of Montreal swallowing the Bank of rriMsu North America Hy Ita latent .yfiulsltlon the Royal Hank becomes *ht> seeor.rl bank in Canad.i in pt^lrl of total .i�sets Thus both the Montreal institutions ovt-dUtance the. .Canadian Bank of Commerce, with hend'iuarters at Toronto. | Hy th? absorption of the Quebec I'-uk last year and the Northern Cruwii this year, the Royal Sank was cropping wp dangerously close to the ' Rank of Montreal sitlon. but the 1>. the strong llaiik of British North Ar.ie- ica thU week Tunher secures It In the neaeudaney. While this buying up of hank* wholesale ia an exciting and profit-ab'.e st-ime for our Eastern giants of f;PRi!ce. what are the people of Can-a;ia. from whom the hanks obtain all tneir powers and privileges, going to say about it? There bas been a stead-. i!y growing feeling of apprehension ion the part of the people of Western Canada over the banking system and methods of thla country, a feeling ot | apprehension which in recent year* I has resulted In outspoken antagonism | to the banks. This feeling haa found � expression in resolutions by almost 'ev�-ry representative body tn the f\Ve*t and by declarations in the plat-| forms of Western political convea-j tions. I Ho*-erer the people of the East may  view the steady creation of a powerful, | and ever more powerful, banking nio-, nopolv jn tbi3 Dominion, the men of | the West are absolutely opposed to i it. The movement for cheaper credit J for our firmer* upon which the three Prairie Governments have embarked Is an index to the feeling existing. ' The Castern bank magnates are flying : straight In the .teeth of an aroused . public sentiment In thla country. Like : the aristocrats of old feudal days they | are adding fuel to the flame* of pub-lie suspicion and ilfscontent,- and unless aa'retnely careful they will cre-, ste a situation which will end in their \ own undoing. And the Government authorities at Ottawa, whose approval must first be obtained before these amalgamations aud absorptions can take place, will be well advised to "go slow" before sanctioning another surh deal. Thla n nf a financial monopoly ha* i already been carried too far. carried to the point of danger to the interest* j and welfare of the public. to a sun baked provincial statesman, �ome worthy colleague ot Tartsria of Tarafcon." After paying glowing tribute to the Canadian overseas torcea and reproducing an epic by Phillip Qlbba, the war correspondent whs wrote of the great gallantry of % suchlae sua detachment organised is the early days of the war by a French Canadian officer, the editorial coaetudaa: "French Canadian, British Canadian, or the premier po-1 American Canadian, lot VI be grateful er's absorption of ; to all the brave soldlOr* ftghttag tor us, and not bother too *auea about a park of scurvy maliagtrors and rioters." AUSTRIAN UP A? Produce and save' Save daylight and grow a garden. Make your garden teed your lamiiy-tor a year. They can't keep Mayor Meder!c Martin down. Tammany tactic* are effective la Montreal. The second case, of aulclde within a week wa* reported to Inspector Piper ot "D" division, A.P.P. laat night from Burials. Fred Koraer, an Austrian, waa the victim of hi* own rash act committed with balms wire in a barn on the Glbean ranch eloao to Burmla. The case was investigated by Goaat. Shute of the Believue detachment who had been notified hy th* C.P.R station agent at Burmla: It appear* that Korner left hi* home at Barmls ou Sunday morning and want out to the Glbeau ranch, telling friends where be was going, on his not returning, a friend sent Us little aoa sad the deceased/* son. each 10 yeare of age, out to the ranch to aee what waa keeping the father. They found the body dangling from a bean* in the stable, with the feet touching the ground. Korner'* friend was notified, and hurried to the ranch. He cut down tho body, which was attH warm, and endeavored to bring back life but was unsncceaeful. Coroner Ptnokney was notified but conatdarsd aa tagneat unnecessary, aa it wag S> cl**)r �sae ot suicide. Korners wife sal tfcrea, children have their honie in Freak. * year ago she said, Korner had threatened to cake hi* life. He had ao enemies so far aa the police could fiad oat, and the motive for U-murder could not be determined. APPEAL ON BEHALF OF THE VETERANS The followta* appeal Is made to tha cltlsena of LothbrMg* b* * member of th* Veterana oa behalf ot th* dab: Cltlsao* of LothhrWg*: An appeal will be made to you oa Saturday next to contribute a mite to th* funda of our organisation, which haa at heart th* uplift aud benefit of the men who ottered their all that you might live In security. I am afraid that a great many ot you people ar* dilatory in your interest toward that bulwalk that stand* between yourselves and that power under which you would ao longer be tree subjects; that bulwalk which is a guarantee of your businesses and your pleasure*. I, aa a returned soldier, am a unit of that organisation which represents those boys, who, one day, plqase God, will return; and It le the aim of myself and comrades who have been fortunate enough to return, to pave the way and build the foundation ou which will stand the symbol of our unity. You a* a people, will not deny na tha right of 'Unity' when we have returned to civil life. The unity of those boys meant ao much to you la the past three years; aad their unity henceforth wHl mean as much to yon and themselves. A* a branch of the G. W. VaA.. w* have been In existence for a year, aad through the kindness of a few cltlses* we bad the wherewithal to furnish our headquarters, ao that a returning soldier can com* tn and rest and read. Toward the end of the past year, through the generosity of our district barrister* we have added recreation in the ahapit of a billiard table, which I may aay la very greatly appreciated. Apart from thee* generous gifts, and owing to lack of co-operation (most ot our members live tn outside points): at the beginning of the present year this branch did not hvae a cent to Its credit; our only method of financing, being to cater to the dancers at irregular intervals. Since the beginning of thla year) we have been fortunate In receiving assistance from several individual aad labor organizations; and now the kin of our serving comrades are try. lag to help as further by soliciting you aa a community, to indlvtdnt.lly contribute your loose change to the' can**, of which you may w*r> be proud. Trusting that your memory win be good, aad your heart geuerou* oa Saturday neat, I am, your truly, A VETERAN. 'PICKED UP IN* JPASS/IVG FO* T* BU*Y **AN Col. Sam laarpe is ill in a hospt tal la BBglsad. Mary Ptekford ha* subscribed $100.-000 to the acw V. 8. Liberty ^oan. It Is estimated that exclusive ot the 1 Uaitod States, 13,000.000 women are sow engaged In war work. j Baron*** d* Rothschild, one of the i wealthiest women iu France, labors1 from dawn to dark a* a nurse. j D. 3. Puraell, one of the American I engineers captured by the bandits in northern Honan province early last; month and held for ransom, has been rescued by soldiers. Pursell's home ] was formerly In St. Paul. Minn. { W. F. Curtis-of Calgary, led the' persistent loyer ot his daughter around by ,the nose before the eyes of hie fiancee, so .William Good de : elded to have his offender up in j court on a charge of assault. Curtis 1 was fined $1 without costs. The largest customs revenue In four years Is reported in the figures of the Edmonton custom* office for the flscai year ending March 31. A total of $1,0�Y,104 stands to the credit of that office, being a gain ot $�70,701 over tha year previous. Alfred Isaacs, employee of the Mitchell Oarage, Brautford, died at tho Brentford General hospital, from wounds received* when It is alleged, George Duncan, his half-brother, attacked him with an axe, smashing his kail aad fracturing both Jaw*. Duncan is sad*r arrest. Th*'Wlfe of Pt*. Cyru* A. Mc.AH!*-t*r, Mrlng at Windsor, wa* notified that h*r husband died from the effect* of gas poisoning. Only a tew days ago Mrs. McAllister received a lett�r from her husband stating that he ezpeetedto to reach home on furlough by Blatter. George Penor and Albert Johnson were each sentences to three years tn the penitentiary by. Magistrate Mac Donald at Winnipeg. The men were llyjarrested for forgery and uttering They posed in towns throughout Canada aa members of th* Canadian special war department aad Johnson had leaned cheques aa paymaster which Pernor, poalng as a mem-her of the unity, cashed. Both men have a long record of crime in Canada and the United States. Capl. Martls, of Viking. Alta., Is missing at *u* front. All drug stores la Edmonton have decided to remain closed on Sunday. Kdmonton civic estimates for the year total 2,6, an increase over last year. lloln Pasha's appeal In Paris to the high court against his death sentence lis* been refused. Joseph Cancnon, slxty.two. years old, son of the late oi'lieutenant-governor of Msnitoba^dlajd at Edmonton. Miss Kmma G. Mnllen ot New York was killed In the church which was struck by a German shell on Good Friday. Thi* Increases /o five the" number of American* who lost their lives In the church. A Dominion bureau of education was urged by Dr. Scott, superintendent of school*. Calgary, befo*e a gathering of about 1000 delegate* to the teachers' association of Alberta at Edmonton. Flight Bub Lieut. .John Q. Carroll. 1LNJI.S, of W,ynyard, 8�lk ."is reported missing by the naval department. The department announces also the death tn hospital of Assistant Paymaster Fred Thompson, R.N.C.V.R., of Otago, New Zealand. Plans for the Immediate re-construction here of the Thor Iron Works and Shtlpb'tlldlng plant, which were wiped out hy fire were discussed by company officials and contractors and It 1* expected that the work ot rebuilding will begin right away. President Wilscn haa set aside $260.� 000 from his $100,000,000 -war emergency fund for th* us* of the commission on training camp activities in establishing reformatory facilities and houses of detention for delinquent girls and women found near military camps. Major Phil Mackensle. provost marshal at Montreal, states that he has ascertained that "Bergt. R. F. Boyd'' Is an assumed name, and that the bogus VC. is Robert Rosbrough. late of th* 4th Canadian Mounted Hlfles, who was court-martialed tn England. Armand Lavergge ha*'Issued a warrant against Edwin J. smith, manager ot tho Quebec Daily Telegraph tor al- EARNED 0. CM. BY HEROIC FEATS liondoa, April J-Drasaatlc tlcast-tee of personal heroism futatahad la the following Incidents sraatf ta* Distinguished Conduct Msdsl. Gunner W. A. Allen under s h*s�7 barrage established a slgnalllsg Ittx*. was blown up, stunsed tar everal minutes, then rescued wospdod from a shattered pill box. 77A.� a message, waa shot thro ugh th* lags. but completed the Joaraey. Th*a h* undertook a reconnsinaae* with bis company commander. Caught by raa-cjilne gun fire, they became asperated ' but after reporting at company h*ad-: quarters he west ia assrch St his commander. Corp. k. iiusstneas, wheu la charge of an outpost at Vim/ Ridge, ssw three enemy scout* and worked towards them, killtsg on*, capturing tli� other two. Then, seeing; a strong enemy patrol approeoblBa*. h* outflanked them, capturing' os* officer and ten other* with a machine gun U.S. AIDS NEUTRALS TO COMBAT SUBS Washington, AST. $/-In eadeuvor-lng to protect larapssa neutral nation* from the consasassos of the German ruthless aubmarin* warfare. The United States Is pre paring to go even further than ita original promise* to k**p Bwltxerland suppVod with food and K neceeaary, will allow that country to lake grain through Prance Th* grain supplied from France will be replaced by th* United States leg*d criminal HbeV Mr. satth appeared before Judge Laagslisr ot the court ot apodal lesaloaa ot ths peace and was allowed sat oa bail. Mr. La-v�rgn**s action is bassd oa alleged libellous comment BUM la �BS Dally Telegraph ta eoaaaotloa with tho re-osnt dlstarbanc** ta Quebe*. BBS Indiana haa gone dry. Th* Hoos-iers will new have no reason to keep them from emigrating to Alberta. This is ta* Urn* of year to be look tug through that highly spring literature-th* lead catalogue Ottawa. Apr. 1-Th* latest figure* of invalided soldI�rs oa th* streogth ot the Military Hoepitsl Comaslasfon'* command discloses that ths number has fallen to 9805. TUg flgva r*pr�-, sents a decreaae of 4tf bgtwsaa Mar. colored 16 �ad 23. and a total #*cr**a* of more than 5400 slnof U|* first of January when the flgur* was ll.Mt Tlha figure wa* the highsat , that the �trength of the command *v*r reached and wa* an Inereaaa at over nine One of the German long range gun* has basted. They can now put It In I �no we* an inereag* at over nine a museum along with their ZeppAifm ! thousand during the y*ar of 1917. Th* -^ ..... decline since the first of th* y*ar and other baby-killing contraption*. Th* steUasrlki have a notion to fight, ami ta* allto* ar* r*ady to help teem. If they only would: Rue-si* Is too grand'a country to tall into ta* grassy fesada of th*.Huo*. _______ sine* th* first of th* may be attributed partly to S higher rate of discharge* this year sad also to the fact that during th* winter months the Canadian troops war* not in action ao frequently ss lartag the summer. t As there Is no indication ot th* number of Canadian dl*1sloas bslag Increased it ia not considsrsd llfealy that the number ot r*tara*aT SOldter* In hospital* iu Canada wtll g* much above th* lZ.ooo markkas th*/fen Tho sat* of th* Knight ranch, a f3'"^ 22 * " th �.� mara-astbsytaB *t- Incldsats fret go to keep Southern , feet of such heavy aatToat aa Vlmy Albms to ths front. Faith plays a S||| wag asid they could not " re- *JSr�- brought oa a special Halifax, N.S., At*. $-Mr. Justice Russell's isctaion releasing Pilot Frsncis MscKay from custody ss * relult of d> habeas carpus proo**dtafS instituted in hi* behalf, wfjl not be reviewed by tbS susrpm* court of Nova Scotia, ths court deciding this moraiag "that it . had no Jurladlotloa to at^ o tain a motion Uf r*Yl*w a dsci-ion in dlaobarflaf a ar'^easr on habeaa corpus. it i* oteimad thai today's decision do** not ursysRt t)is est-e* against MseWX a�d |�bm> . dec from gomf hsfOfS th* .  grand Jury, bdflijMlgll tar �ks , latter inforaaai ths court is-1 cently that his eUagts bid l*Jt the Jurisdictioa ftf sk* proy-Inc*. Flexible as the Foot A Rinex sole conforms to every detail of muscular action of tht foot. It does not resist like leather but lends every bit of its flexibility to the step. ^ '*> *> * *>�.*>�, iex in the naarast spproadi to what nature intended for footwear. The Indian in his moccasins never had trouble with feet. His footwear responded to the action of the foot. Rinex does this. Rinex bends with the foot and insures comfort on hard pavements and rough roads. The resiliency of pure rubber is in them The fibres dq the rest - toughness, long wear, return to proper shape. Rinex-eoled shoes are genuine econoVny ia.footwear. Kinex-ed shoes outwear other, shoes and retain their style and appearance longer. The flexible Rinex practically eliminates strain on the shoe upper. Rinex insulates the feet against heat and cold - Is absolutely waterproof, will not crack and stitches will not tear out. t Rinex soles are ideal for the children - for all the family in fact - and it is surprising how much Rines saves or** shoe bills. Get out'that comfortable old pair of shoes. Tell your cobbler to put Rinex soles on them.' They'll be "good as new",. Insist oa Rinex � soles'os tb* next new pair of shoe*. It ensures satisfaction. Rlnax Solas ate mads and ajuarantaasl by Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co.. Limited Hemd Office.! Montreal Western Branchest Winnipeg, Brandon RcMjInft.' Saskatoon, Edmonton, l " Calgary* Lothbrldgo. llltllinillllirTTTTTTHi ;