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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MOB fObR THE LfiTHB|IIDmk ..... i" Dalit, dfllvrreJ. yor year .....15 00 DalfT bv miiil. per y�ar ..... *!00 Weeklr. by i�'all, per year ____ I;.50 Weekly, by mail, per rt-xr to US $2 00 OatPti of *iplry of subsi-rlpUons ar-pear dally aililres.i !nboI. Acceptance of paptTs ; fli oxiJirati..n aate U our autiicrifj- t:> -subscription THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR ilMvy ^nlllery buuib.irdiiif^iiis alonic pracUOdlly lin onMr.- from iii Krance presages another (Joi la.'.n of-fenslTe. On tlK- Briilsli Iron; the artillery fire renched a bfijtUt never be fore attained. No inlantry attackf have deyelnped thus far but attacks on a large at:a>e arc expected momen-Urily. Pravtdent \^lton cave emphafic sanrar mc* a(ain to peace talk BOBS (be ceatral paw�rs, when he daeterad ampbatically that force must prevail until tbe righteoni caase of tile siUee had proved victorloui. and tiia mlHtaristlc machine of Germany erusiied Torever. ho iva� engaited in.a bu�lDe�!> th�t couMnf wcJ! be h8iii*l�'d with kid SpoakinR of the lejlgnaflon flie Cal-jarv AUiertan Kays The luiblic demaniU an flil'^iunto ox-pt.ination of the reFlnnntlon of Mr, tvfonnor. the cost-o'-llvlnn i ommia-sioiipr Kver slnre prli'i-o hrann to liii.i!- .in.l profliiH liaK to flourish iu iJii' ni-ce�oltlL'ii of life. .Mr. oronnor lias been one of the few* wlui Hovmeil to have thf ititt-reft-i of the cnnimon people at heart, attd to have the oonratte to perform tllfflcult duties effKleiitlj- Tinji- li.-i.-' proven li:" uorth. to thiif:�,are;it hoii'' tlioruUrlily (oimiiwent liN investigation-* in;,i s-'v�:!!> m' th*^ v:';U\'al ire.isure- whlrh 4i vv*- lie.-n enaotei) receiitly for i>;;b!l'' jToter-tion If ihi- res!ei;,u,ioii oi Mr OWinnor .u\oi�toi wlibmit Hvle.niate v wiii \\\: lie pmernni.'n! in a verv --Li^trr V.^'.w before thi people at .i time. So iar. the only .-xiil.uiiiiin'i that ha? het-n mane is thai ^!r (>'i'onnor'� ?;nrf ha� been iiiterfrrr.i \vi;U anil t';at h-^ refiis.'iJ to ivintinii.- I.m iiii'ler riich c-omlitlons Iioe-i thi;* men. that tiie niiniuer of labor has been med-illing'." .\A belWf.r. the inmisu-r of :,ibi)r anil Ihe lOst oflivni; lOiiiinis sii ner there !� no question that western roBfHeace repose.' lii the Litter The minister of l.ihnr does not enjoy the comldeuce of the �e.-�tem people to the extent that any meddling of tills kind on his part can be tolorated. His capacity is limited to iila ability to alt atlll and let competent officials io the work, and If be fails In this there will be generai dissatisfaction. SERVING OVERSEAS ^PICKED UP IN-* PASSING ^"^^ IT WILL BE A riNI&H FIGHT NOW. The trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Feace, aa-enibled in annual meeting at Waah-ingtoo. D.C.. on April 19-20 iaat. adopted the foliowing resolution by onani-niotts vote: Iteaolved. That the Trustees of the Gamegio Endowment for International Peace, assembled tor their annual meeting, declare hereby their belief that tbe moat effectual means of pro-wolinl; durable tntemational peace t� prusei lite the war against the Imperial Geroian Govermnent to ^inal Vletwry for rtentocrary, In accordlnce With tbe poi;cy declared by the Pre-fideni of the Inlted States. ,'. T.ifc liussian peace and the vilnden-burg drive ha� unmaoked the Hun If ht' ihlnk.e�. iuii in titles in older eatabllsh-fd dlsirict.-i in the eatt. we know thai Inany o.' ihcoe concern* have done good worU .n helping make citie� of |l(>nief in tiie places where they are |#UbUahed Tha blisiness men of l.ethbridge kould be interested in any scheme yat forward to provide something bet tar in house accommodation .More %tiA laox ir Is coming to be tbe case that laea in goi>d pocltiOD* In tbe city are being compelled to maintain their homes In Calgary, at the coast, or olaewhcre. The re.Ju!; is that rcuch Of the earnings of these men muat go to tho merchants of 'algary, Vancouver, or wherever the unfortunate |K>uae-perly handle in the hope of a very wet summer and attendant large le-turns In the fall. Farmers should realize aUo, that last tall waa very dry and that, while there wae heavy .-nowfall during tiie winter, there Is not that dc>pth of moisture In the soil which pulled the crops through a hsrd I period last summer. It is therefora \ �%vrf n6co�s�ry ihia spring to have '. the best seed bed and Uie best of seed. : We will hope for plenty of preciplto-tion through the growing season, bn'. it l� weli to provide as much a.s poa- \ slble agalast dry apalla. Mlaa Maynard, 8t. Catherine* firat Boilcewoman, la on duty. Sarah OoUlB. aged fotirteen. a telegraph Biaa^engar, wa* atruik by an auto In Klagston aad seriously hurt. H. r Horken. MP foir West Toronto, is confined' to his home with an attack of bronchitis. >(arki� Kudrike, of Thorold. u young �foreigner, was taken to Niattar.i Fall* charged with nMuction. During I9IC over .�!7i: o.i,m).iii ton.s of freight were handled on the waterways of the I'nited .4|a:i� Ptf (Rev.) K. C Kerr, formerly Daptlat pastor at Mesherton. Oat. was killed In actton. Will am lAioas. private banker. Markdale. brother of Hon I I). L.ucaR attorney-general of Ontario, is dead. Rev Jaa. Tbom, a veteran superannuated minister of the .Methodlit church, died at Toronto. D. J. Tbom. KG. of Kacina. 1* a aon. Chief Inapector Robert Durrows' re-sifoatlon haa been accepted br tha Ontario Board of License. Commla-Biouers. The united countlea of Lennox and Addlngton will buy seed grain to dla-pose of to coifnty farmers in order to encourage production. Mayor Armatrong, of New London. Conn., a millionaire! has cut renta of hia houses occupied by war workers by one-half. U .S. Senator Oalllnger, Republican Senate leader, received congratula-alty by generous contribution! to the tlon* upoa hia eighty-first birthday. He was bom in Cornwall. Ont.., in 1837. onded to tha call to anu, iu defense of lll��rty even more readily ilian their tutored white Ku..rdi..ii,- For the anllstment of two thousand is out of a total male potv:;.tMou of mllltanr age not excedini; !�many or whom arc iTi r-snotc parts of Canada where re-iTMii !ii? never actually been car-rie.l on In ilie more settled part* of the Dominion from 10 to W per  ." yaar*.! The Chlppewas of tba Raau Reserve h.ive sent 37 b�b oat of a total tnalc population of 17. Tba Cote , band of Saskatchewan have 31 men \ in khaki out of 43 men In the whole { band. \ Their Gallantry Natabla. I Many of the Indiana bava been | kilted in action Soma arc now 1 prisoners in Ciermanjr. aad several have been decorated for aaasplcuoua gallantry They eacal at tha front as snipers. One CaoadiaB iBdian, named Uallantyne of tba Stb Bat-' talion hud a record before be was wounded by picking off ao tawar than fifty Gennaa*. maar of whom were theinseivea snipers. The Indian* who have ata^d at home have demunatrai^ their IuT' s(-rv:r. Thv csMii:; v than . t.-tal Patriotic, Red CrQ|S and Belgian Relief Funds. The total contrlbu ttons from Indian bands now aggie-gaie over $Jo.iiOO. Daserva Fuller Franchise. The splendid war record of the Indians of Canada eatltlas them to more generous treaUnaat by the _ Government in the way of eafran-1 _ ^ . > ..hlsement. "Cnder tbe pi�sent law' . � " ^^o for the past an Indian cannot take out full ritl-; y*"" has been the student p�s-zenshlp papers In les* than sla years 'of � PauVa English Lutbama from the date of his applIcatloB. Mr. t hurch.Ouelph has accepted a c|Ul to the Conqnerall parish of Nova Scotia. Cemmunltie.-t within a hundred-mlta radlue of Seattle have usked that city to clear out the l.W.W . who. they 1 claim, are organising cabotage from that centre. I Scott sayo that the nuinbar of In-diani^ qualified for entranchisement is rapidly Increasing and be has recommended that the law be amended so aa to enable the OoveniMItt to more speedily free the "food In-iliaa5' from guardianship and make them conduct their own affairs. The granting of authority to entraacbise wL-ioie bunds of Indians is suggeated. Growing Industrial IndaMldene*. I Indian population aoW totals lu'^.J&i, including a,m Eskimos. Their progress towar^ lados-trial independence is shown i>7 tha fact that last year tbe crops raised by Indians were valued at 11,331, M)7. while their total Income from farming, trapping, etc., was 17,300,-4S>; The Indian Department's stat istiis show tiiat tbe average per capita value of real and personal __, piMneriy held by the tadians 1* now Pointing DURlness in Montreal $';J4 45. a figure probably id excess of the per capita 'estate" of the In all China there are about 440 newspapers, and of these only about 5� have good circulations. The aver-ago Is not more than r.ofto copies an Issue One newspaper la Shanghai claims a dally clrcnlatlon of SO.OOO. James M Smith ha* arrived In Fort William to take charge of the shipbuilding end of the plant of the Cana-dianCar and Foundry Company, which is under contract to turn out twelve trawlers for the French Government before tbe close of navigation. WUUam Paltner, aboat 43 years old, married, of Montreal, iwas found dead In his room In tbe Bote! McAlplne, New York Death waa due to natural causes Mr. Palmer waa In the white* i Nice evening for that job spading 1 up the back yard- MPLMEPKLIH MURDER CONSTABLE ! Magrath wont love Raymond any ; b-tter for the utinouncement of the location of the new agricultural school, j However the main thing after all U juat we are to bare a school whero IrriKatlon practice canibo taught. Crow plenty of vegetables to can and dry this year We believe the ' potato crop in the district about will ! take care of the demand easUy. so we can turn more attention to other vegeubles which w 11 pr.-Hlur>- just as great returns in food stuffs. I .\n escbansa aa^a: i Tom Kiu;, wrl'ing in the Toronto ' World, said it was Billy BucTianan. � the Liberal-Unionist metnber for Lethbrldge, who rounded lip the , western members aiTd urged the Gov-; ernment to stand by its guns on the , daylight saving measure, when the bill was attacked in the Commons on Its second reading. It la said he was disappointed when tha yeaa and nays ' were not demanded. It is said tbe farmers are opposed to daylight saving, ^r experience is that In tbe bnsy stunmer season the farnMr works by tha son rather than by the elock, and he will ba glad to know the buslnesa man In town 1* being forced to speed up a little to be In tbe same class, .\ltogether we think tbe farmers will be quite pleased with the change when it Is put in effect. \Back in March Von Illndenburg boasted that he vvi>uld be In Paris on Apr. 1. H* haa sacrificed from 300,000 to 500,(MM men and he isn't there yet. Now ba says, "Give u* time." Time la tba Braates^ f actor'Sgalnst him and no oae knows better how to mhc it than Ganarals Focb aad Haig. Jottre aparrad for time on the Marm; W� FimfMBHOr balieva we can expect -VOeb tcT liliiUta tbd trend of the baitta vary slf^. Winnipeg. Apr. R:-'Philip Johnson and John l-Mward Btollie, who with Frank Sullivan, are held by tbe pollc* in connection wKh the murder of �Constable Bernard SnoWdao In Nathan Rosenblatt's hardware �tore Friday night, have filed affidavits alleging that t\ie hnllet which pierced the heart of the police officer was l�red from a revolver In the hands of SuUlvan. Details of the crime as revealed In the iiatomeni oi Johnaon and Stoike indicate that Constable SnowUen fought for his life, but was up against overpowering obaB�d man. 48 years old. He dentaa all tonnactlon with the robbery aad mardar. SUDDEN BBATH Halifax. N. 8., April l.-Qaorge �. Book, a well kiiowB mercbaat of thi* city and enthuslaatlo Rotarlan died suddenly this morning at fclp home. 11c waa a son of the late 8|r Robert Bonk, who at one time condBcted an extensive trade with tbe Watt Indlea. IS HUN PLANIf OOWNfO Ixmdoh. Apr. 7.-Thlrtaan Oarman airplanes were brought down In tt(bt-ing with British alraiea Baturday, ela-ven others ware dltab)ad and two win-e shot down by astl-alrorsft svaa, according to tbe Brtttib aviation oois-inUnlcation issued tbit svaklas- Bit-teen British macUi^fg wblcl) w��a setit put httv.e not fid booR ��et found by some y%ny% In a river, near I�ndo|i, Out Mia* I>ofl, while suff'-rio� ffom meutsl trouble, ,�way from her nurse and wa* ; not heard of after. ' j - After a long and honorable career in tbe country's service, Mr. Frank 18. Checkley. comptroller of the j school lands branch of the Interior ; department dlnce its Innaptlon, died , at his borne If) Rockellffe, aced 67 j years. j I T^rae children of Pta. WilUam Hoa-; kins, who Is overseas with the 127tb battalion, are bi lloved to have lost their lives In a fire which destroyed their home in Mimlco. Their mother had come into the city wUb a fonrth child when the tire broke out. To supplement tha talaphone service now In operation between Nttro, the site of tbe I'nlted States government explosives plant C, and tbe city of Charleston, offlclala at NItro announced recently that thay have arranged to insui at^onca a carrier pigeon service, by^hlch cerUln Im-poriant Information wtn be traaa-'mlttad. ^ FJoyd Oralner, a fatiner of Law-renceburg, Ini)., baa baen miaslni. com from bis crib, so sat a trap with I Miss Bsra Spence, one of Toronto's beat known school teachers, Is dead Many of the elevators of the llud-bosi's Bay Company of Calgary arc now being run by girls Jamea Callan, aged seventy, a hl(th'if debts with Liberty bonds instead of cash ha* been made by the Women's National Liberty I.�an Commitee in Washington. Mrs. M. Weese of Massaslaga, Prince Edward county, surciinibed to an attack of pneumonia. She was �1 years of age. Only two dayc before her husband. Manley Weese. died of the same disease. Dr. Oswald Meridith .lones, PRCS, F.A.C.S., aged 55, a native of Carnarvon. Wales, who for the past 30 years was in practice in Victoria, la dead. As a surgeon he had obtained conttnen^wlde fame. Miss Jane Campbell, who for over forty years was a resident of Ottawa, and a most Highly respected business woman, passed away recently at her ^ THE irOfilD'S hREflTEST HEALER Send for Fi-ee Trial Box Every person who cuts out this advcrttscment Bnd sends it with Ic. stamp (for postsgc) to The Zsm-Buk Co., Toronto, will receive  frse trial b�x �i 2�m'Buk� This h^bBl iNilfn ci>d9 fkiin, stops bMedlnff, pr** vents festering and heals quickly, it is JuBt the thing for the cuts, burn.s, scald.t and bruises which arc of such frequent occurrence in every home, and especially during the "spring-cteaning" period. For skin eruptions and diseases Zatn-Buk is tin* equalled. It removes the by destroying all germs, after which it actually grows new, healthy skin. Zam-Buk brings splendid results when used for pimples, boils, rasli, eczema, ringworm, scalp sores, ulcers, absccssts, running sores, bad legs, blood-poisoning and piles. All dealers or direct from Zam-Ouk Co., Toronto. 50c. box, 3 for $1.25. FT) . homo In St. John. N.B. She had i reached the advance age of ninety-four] years,'retaining her faculties to the i last.. I Rev. Dr. J. G. Shearer, wh� has! been secretary of (he social service \ committee of the Trrsihyleriaii '� church since the formation of the corrrmlttee, may work exclusively as secretary of the Canadian Council of , social reforms, after the meeting of the general assembly In June . The Little Maslni Mont., .school,; which lias only elKht pnpiW, nil from three fninilles, is the Hiiiallest hcIioiI in the Cni'.cd Sfatesi, made a record i for saloa of war Biivini;* stamps Tliu children have averaged , per head during the campaign.' Three nf the pu]>|]tt have five war cerllfirale.-*. � Bermuda onion fanner.'? in South ' Texan planted the lar)?e^! crop tlijM has ever been growi in Ihaf state. It is estimated that there will he mom than 12.1101) ncrcH devoted to Ilerniiida ' onions in the Uio lirande bonier r-glon this yi ar. Thla is an increu!AMS f Pure Chewing Gum. \ THE CANADIAN BANK OF CO SIR EDMUND WALKER. CV O., LLD., D.CL, Pre.idenl H V. p. JONES, AM-iGen'L Man��sr SIR JOHN AmD,0�MnlMsniB� V. C. BROWNl Sup'i of CeanI Wsswn IfanchM Capital Paid Up. $15,000,000 T RESERVE FUND.  $ls,sb6.00O BANKING SERVICE taw Ymtr hanking requirement may be entnist^ to this Bank with every ccnifi* dence that careftil and efficient aerylce will ^ rendered. Consult jthel|ima|er. Lethbiidte Bmdkr-Jl T. Brynffier. Mo ;