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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TllF. LKTimniDGB NOr ERA DAWNS Flnt Eailtr fllncc Britiah Ocen-Sicniflcant of En �( Peace Lmdon. April 9.~Jeru!iftlrni'ii flnt Caster ntnce the Brttlah orcupatlon vat relsbnited with 9Uipt nolpmnltr. n�y� Reuter'a corrpupondent in the Holy City. Th�� uxual swarmi of pil-Itrtm* who throiiK Jeruxalein at thin Mton wer� mlntilnK but their place wa� taken to some pstent by khaki clad KoMlem who partlrlpated In ner* Vlrea of both the Protestant and Catholic churches. "Pontifical MaM." the corr��pon-4ent add*. "wat> observed In the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and wan nttanded by the (orernor of Jer tisalem and numprous officers, in-rludinR a representative of the French irovemnient. The Passover coincided with our festival and was c�lebr�ted with a new neaninx of Joy to the Jews m the new occupied territory thfre. "Although occupation only dates fottv months back, the very atnos-pliefe of this region seemed to have undergone a change Distress has vonlahcd and sickness and fears no longer are at the thresholds of the towns and villages. Everywhere there is evidence of reviving industry and prosperity. "Everrbody realizes that a new era hna dawned for their land. TheBedon-liti- orn graxe their flocks In peace rnd security and huskandmen can till the eoll wlOi the knowled�e> that they y\n not be reimbursed of the fruits their labor. Their roads which are iipllir built eolidly In every direction mmm MADE IN CANADA or rr� ua��i UMrmma cw.eitinT coMfMtr imrm Say it Win Not Be Fair To Farmem To Comply With Factory Act yield and the tneans of sati�fylnR their wants as regards imports from abroad. "The benefits of a rnle of liberty and Jnatire already are making themselves felt and the people are begin nlng to feel a lively gratitude to tho British soldier who moves in their midst showing them nothing but kindness, fairness and good nature " MACLEOD (Prom Our Own CorT��j>ond�nt> .Macleod, April S -The funeral of the late J. A- Wilson was delayed on account of some of his children being unable to reach .Macleod until Sat- to feel FreshandFit -fou must keep your stom* ch well, your liver active^ the bowels regular, ^md your blood,pure. Your physical ccmdition dmends on the health of tneae organa. When anythiac foasmoaf just take ! urday at 3 p.m. The service was con rni! the railway to Egypt will ensure ' ducted at the home of Mr. Rassell by lham easy disposal of their surplus j the Rev. \V. A Lewie and Rev. A. Kennedy. The Masons took charge o( the funeral after leaving the bouse. A large crowd followed to tJie cemetery. On Saturday, April 6. Mr. Newcome of Calgary visited Macleod In connection with the Y M.C.A. work and the militia department. He met a number of the oM committee and leveral new ones, and formed a new committee tor the yenr. a tine week's missionary-work in thia line, before the big drlva early in May takes place, when they expect to receive aaalst-ance for tlie boyt at the front. For some time paat the farmers have bad  number of local aniona throagh the dletrlct. Saturday they had an ezveattve meeting to orgmniie a eentml aaloa at Macleod. As some o( the memhere were naavoldably ab-B�nt an adloamment waa made to a fatnrv date. a itw 6tm� of Beecham's Pflla and araid any serious illnesa. Thfey are a fine correctnre and tonic for the svstem. and a ftai. hdp in naintaininggood health. A single box will prove the remedial value of BSDiAM'S PHIS AIRMAN KILLED Dallas, Toxaa. April 9.-Cadet John Inalacer at Oraealeaf, Colo., was in-atantly killed at Love nald, an American aviation camp here today. Cadet Earl Lynn, who was piloting the ma-dilae which collided with Insinier'a airplane was alightly injured. I.oriil retail mcrrhant'" arc alnrm-: eil ovvi- r�>;'ortR from Kdinoiv'on tha' thi' fmtory :i fence hia farm. Price of tand. Tho ptice of land aeema to be an Interesting topic around here, at-thougii there are hut few who wiab to sell. We underxtanS that Mr. Keen sold his half section (or flO.OOO and we hear that II. Charter boufbt half section, known as the spire can be seen for many miles. Several fine new houses have been built on the farms around here within the last year, all equipped with latest modem Improvements, which speaks well for the country. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. McCann left for Calgary last week to remain for a abort time. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald EUllot are happy over the arrival of a fine baby boy who came to them March asrd. Miss Turner, our milliner and Pur-cell's moat efficient lady clerk, has been very sick with an 4|tack of "Orippe," which took her oft duty tor several days. We are glad to see her back at work again. Mr. Bradley, wbo was teller In the Standard bank of this place last year, Is here on a visit to his nuny friends. Why not agitate the question of local telephones? We need them badly and should have them. Tha extra amount of casoilne we use running around with oar motors to laarn the news would pay (or the telapbona system in the country. WCRE NtlNSTATKD victoria, B.C., Apr. 9,-City , Comptroller Raymulr, I City JSngineef nust and City Assessbr Smith, wbj hava been suspended (rom their posts by Majror Todd since March 30, because they were absent from duty on faster Saturday without leave were reinstated last night by a vote g( the city council. Their punishment was Paicber \ suspension tor one week >irithout pay. farm, for �10,000. , Borne hold tha . " ' price at |r.o per a�*� an4 do not o�r� tubrism claim to sell at that (ifure, ConsUntlnople, April B.-After tIo- The 8(!anillnaviaas liar* built % lent (ightlng, says an ottlclal state-church in the Qraln Rtdga district > ment, Turkish troops have occupied that would do crodit to a oAy. It It i the town o( Van. on the east'bank ol of Immense sisa aaS Ua t�ll wklta Lake Van. In Turklah Armaala. REPORT ON IRISH CON. VENTIION London, April �.-I'reniler Lloyd George announred In the house of coramonH this afternoon that the Irish convention raport had been laid on tho table today. BIQ INCREASE IN P08TA0C OUTLAY. Ottawa.-An expenditure of 123.. 174,601, for puHtagH stamps during tlie fiscal year ending March Slst, 1817. is recor/ked In tho annual report ot the Postoftlce I^epartmnnt, which was tabled in the Coniuiona. This expenditure la more than three times as large as that of the similar period in \%m-1, and %\,'ViAH greater than the year Iftir.-li;. On March 3lst, 1907. the IsHue of postage stamps was val* ued at |7,r)7�,74H. When compared with riflures of the last tlscul year the increase in ten years amoimts to |ir>,t>longluK to this class were returned by the Brlti^i Poatoftlco during 1�I7. The United States Postofflce returned 188.3111 letters, and other British colonies and foreign countries 14.111. This makes a total of 4lt>,7�-,i tetters returned from ouuide. the Uontnlon. exclusira of legtstered lettora which nume Into this class. OFFER RESISTANCE. London. April �;.-Accordinp; to a Honil ofdclul despatch from .Moscow tho following official statcroent ha� been IhsuciI there: "In reference to the landing of Japanese at Vladivostok tha council of people's commUaarles Is undertaking political steps and at the same tluui orders all the Sovietji In Siberia to offer armed resistance to an cnomy Incursion Into Russian territory." WILL NOT STRIKB Calgary, April 9.-There Is no truth In the rumor that Dominion Kxpross employees in Calyary threaten Htrlke, according to a statement mad* this morning by M. W. Hustle, superintendent or the Alberta district of the company. The spring traffic U)le year has been exceptionally heavy, this official said, and this naturally resulted In the handlers hitviug to work longer hours than usual, wera, however, paid overtime for NOT QUITE THE TRUTH Paris. April 8.-~'fhe official an� nouneement yeatardtiy that no casuul-ties resulted from >that day's bombardment of Paris Tty the Germane, says the Petit Parlajleii, was not in strict accordance wliJb the facts; It affirms thai there weija victims-eight chickens. a tia LioSS Naw Orieana, La.,i April 9.-The plant of the Uodchauil Sugar Company at Beserva, La., was destroyed Itf lire today with a loss if nearly iwlf  million ^oilara. / 1 tc 8213 ;