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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, APRIL 9. 1918 ^ %etblirtD0e, Hibcrta ^ DAILY ANU WKIKLV ^ Pnmrmtm and Pubiit^ni ^TMK LCTHSRtOQB MEHALO PRINTING COMPANY. LIMiTEC m tth MrMt Stfuth. Lrthbrldfl* ' W. A. Buchar.an PrmUmt nai Manaitinx Director BlWlBMt Mtortol TSLIPHONE* OMice.............. 12M OUtc* .............. iUi ubacrlptlon R�t��: Otily, �Mlvered. per *��k . Dajijr, dPllTPreU, per year . D�lty. by mui). per year .. Weakly, by mall. p�r year ... l� ...tsoo ...MOO WsakJy. by mail. p�r ypur to U.S..ISOJ D�tei of siplry of eubscrlptione ftu daily on adilrea-i label. Accept-taca of papers ; flc �>xplrati>.n uate la enr authority to i ontlnuo. tlia subscription he wa� enRacftd in.a bu^tneas that couldn't well b�i handled with kid |tl'i�e.s i^peaKlBR of 'he reflimalion the ("altar: .-Mherfan �aj-� The public demaniW an ail.-quato explanation of the reiiijtnation of Mr. O'Connor, the oostdf-llvlnu miiil�-j simipr Kver Rinre prli-i'� f>i>��i) to Kii�r and profitoiriilK io f'.Durisli ii; tJn' norrjdltloii of life. Mr. (>'�"'innor liaK been one of the few officials wlio oecnipd 1o have the liitrrept.s of the common people at heart, and to have the cuaraice to perform lUfflcult duties efficiently. Tlmo li:>-i proven his ; worth, to tho sa'lsfaotlon of the pon-eral public. He ha^ jpoken fearleKsiy ' and with appnreiit honesty, and lie 1 aeems to be fhoroltclily ctinu'oteni Hi-; ihvestiKatlon-" in;i> st'vcnil nin! r-"en ab'.. to (Jirry out sciin�" oT the nidicnl ine;(surej which fc.wc been , enarted recently for piib'.lc proifc-ticn If ih. r��lKn:uioii of Mr O'Connor i? .u'cof�to.,l wltliniit aile.iuate cxpl.inatlon. it �111 v'.ii irovornnu'nt in a very s!ci.-i!rr light before th�- people at a critlc.-�l time. I So l^ar. the only .xiilanatUin that .has been niaue U thiii Mr O'Connor's ! ."taff hag been interfcrrd witli iuid t':at h-1 refuses to c-ontlnue hN .iuti.'j under such conditions. Does this inc Uc that the minister of labor has been med-dllli�'.' As between the minister of '..ibor and ihe cost of-liv'ng conimi? sioner there Is no question that west-; ern confidence reposes in the latter The minister of labor does not enjoy the contldeuce of the western people to the extent that any meddling of tills kind on his part can be tolerated. His capacity is limited to bis ability to sit still and let competent officials do the work, and If he fails In this there will be general diaaalisfactiou. SERVING OVERSEAS ^PICKED UP IN'* PASSING nS BUSY MAN Miaa Maynard, St. Ontherine'i flrat Mlaa Sara Spence, one of Toronto's policewoman, la on duty. THE PROGREM OF THE WAR Uaavy *rlUl�ry bombardmeui* along practiOally the entire front i:i (Vance preaagcs another Gcrm.in of (anslTe. On tho British from the artillery fire reached a height never be fare aCtaiaed. No infantry attacks kare developed thus far but attacks n a larKB acale are expected momen-l�rily. Prarident \^^aon cave emphatic �aawar �aca acala to peace talk _ fjiiiiH the ceatnl poirers. when he; declared emphatically that force must ' COOO FARMING METHODS prevaU untU the rishteoni caaae of NEEDED THIS YEAR, the aUlea had prored rlctorioua, and ^ ^e do not like to appear aa fbrever Ike nintariatic machine of Germany | gjvjng unnecessary advice to the far- Sarah OoUln. ag�d tonrteen. a telegraph maeAenger. waa stru':k by an auto in Kiaiaton and seriously hurt. b�et known achool teachers, Is dead H. r. Hocken. MP for West Toronto. Is confined to his home with an atuck of bronchitis. )(arks Kudrlke. of Thorold. a young foreigner, was taken to Niagara Falls chargfd with abduction. PiirIrK l!*"' over liTi. en.i ii.ni tons of freight wer* bandied on t'.ie wiit�T-ways of the I'nited Stae� Ptc (Kev.t K. f Kerr, fortnerly Baptist pastor at nesherton. Ont.. was killed In action. \Vi:i:nni Ivticas. private hanker, Markdale. brother of Hon IB Lucas, attorney-general of Ontario. Is dead. Manr of the eleratora of the Hud-hoa'a Bay Company of ('nlttary arc BOW being run by girls. I oii;iw.i- .\ccordln(f to Mr. D. C. i ad,-*"!! ward.* have rcspopded to the rail to armn \a defense of liberty even more readily than their tutored white KUi.rithiu^ For the enlistment of two thiunand is out of a total luaio popiruutou of mtlttyy ag* not eicccilinc K.,'....., many or whom are in remote parts of Canada whero recruiting b.is never actually been rar-rled on In the more eeltled parts of the L�ominion from 10 to M per ee:.t nf ill,. indi.iaB fit for military service ii.ive Voluntarily eUiated. The .^ix Nation tndlaua of Brant coiiiuy. Ontario, have task more thnn nu'n to the froBt oat of a total :nale population ' oC 1,1U be-', Rev Jaa. Thorn, a veteran superan twcen the ages of iX and 6S years. ! nuated minister of the Methodist __. , , The Chippewas of tka Rama R*- church, died at Toronto. D. J. Thorn, serve have sent 37 men cat Of a total , K.C. of Reglna. is a aon male population of 17. The Cote , - band of Saskatchewan hate 31 men Chief Intpector Robert Burrows' re-1 ,_ ^ , j. ^ , ^ in khaki out of 43 men in the whoU i slgnation haa been accepted by thel . young ladies have replaced band Oitarlo Board of License. Commit J*P�ne�o elevator boys in the Hotel Their Gallantry NaUble. I siouere. i Vancouver.and are very attractive In .Many of the Indiana hara been I - , killed In action. Soma are now 1 The united counties of Lennox ana prisoners In Germany, aad aereral Addlngton will buy seed grain to die- i clocks not having been- set back sinctt 1914. cmahed forever. IT WILL IE A FINISH FIGHT NOW. Tho trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, aa-embled In anniul meeting at Wash-mgtoa. D.C.. on April 19-20 last, adopted the foUowiac reaolutioa by onani-niotta Tote: Resolved. That the Trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for Intamation-a! Peace, assembled for their annual meetias. declare hereby their belief tiiat the nioct effectual means of pro-motlnk durable International peace is Ic prosecute the war against the Un-perUl Uerman Gorervment to final ylrtpry for democracy, in accordlnce with the.policy declared by the Pre 4ld�ut of the United Stattjs. Tae Uussiaa pe�ce and the Hinden-Durg drive has unmaaked the Hun. If ht) ihlnks he can win by force of arms And dictate the peace terms he Will do so. But If the prospecttof being beaten on the batliefleld or by Ipternai strife grows strong enough, watch hlai start more peace talk. .Knd ^'bea he begins to talk peace again, M Ue will, then will be the Ume for Ikbe allies to fight the hardest. The tlme^ for iiny possible diplomatic peace Ib gone (ieyond recall mers of Southern .\lberta. It has been said that farmers get too much newspaper advice, and are inclined to r�-sent it. But we would like to soand a note of warning lust now when spring work Is beins done, urging that seeding operations this spring be especially thorough. The reason is that, in the atresa tor greater production there may be a tendency to do slipshod work. If ever there waa a time when carelessness in land preparation, and in the selection and preparation of seoU. should be avoided, it is now wiMn the ne�ist�ro Canada, died at St. John, K. U, Brlgadler-Oeneral J. L. Blggar, of tho llead-quartera Staff, has been made a major-general. Cleveland has adopted dayllRht sav-^sVof'^S coA.t7'faraer8"ln ord'er'ro i X^J^l^-^ enconrage production. Jeas Immlng!), farmer, of Waterloo. Pa., committed suicide because he is Mayor Armstrong of New London, | , , , Conn, a millionaire, has cut rente of Yf� ^ P"'' workers are his houses occupied by war "workers "r�'n� Albany to prohibit the eni-by one-half i PloTwent of girls under the ngo of '1\ _ ( aa street car conductors. U.S. Senator Oallinger. Republican Senate leader, received congratulations upon his eighty-first birthday. ,^ , . ^ He was bom lu Cornwall. Ont.. In *� to have told friends he would be )fl37 iQBahle to purchase a Liberty bond _ I during the next campaign Communities within a hundred-mlla ,^ , ^ ,, -Z, . , , , radius of Seattle have asked that city ^he Brockv He Carpenters' T^nion to clear out the l.W.W. who. they PMsad" a resolution reauesiing other^ claim, are organiiing sabotage from Wilons throughout Canada to homo In St. John. N.n. Slio had rejched the ndvanc jise of ninety-four years.' retaining her fucuUics to the last.. to enable the so imporunt to the oause of the ^^-^"^^ J- allies and when the cost f. seeding ,her.i conduct their own altalri. The an acre is Ho-high We hardly think granting of authority to antraachlse such a waralne i� necessary in the whole bands of Indiana Is aurawt^d. case Of fanners wh* experienced the | '"?,trn''p!rpWcr'"B'iw 1910 and 1S1.� dry years, hot we have I ,otals lu9.-3i, including S.m Bskl-a tut of new-comers who may be In- { mos. Their progress towarda iadoa- Is showa^ the In all China there are about 440 newspapers, and of these only about OovanraaaV to circulations. The aver- ate Is not more than 7.000 copies an issue. One newspaper In Shanghai claims a dally circulation of SO.OOO. who was Itllled on the Hydro power canal construction at Niagara Fails, by being crushed between an engine and a car. A proposal thnt church and charitable organizations pay thcif del)ts with Liberty bonds instead of cash _ has been made by the Women's Nat- Jamea M Smith has arrtved in Fort! ^"^^^^ I-oan Commitee in Wash-Wllllam to take charge of the ship-; mston. building end of the plant of the Cana diaa'Car aad Foundry Company, which is nnder contract to turn out twelve trawlers tor the French Government before the close of navigation. William Palmer, aboat 43 years old. married, of Montreal. |was found dead We wlil hope for plenty of precipitation through tho growing season, but 1* Is well to provide as much a.s poe-s'.ble acalaat dry spalls. WHCRC LETHBRIDOE It LOSING MONEY. �" The other day s. S Ijunhiiiii made Uie suggestion that a local building and loan association might be organised liere to help overcome, In a ineas-pre, the deanh of house accommodation in the city. V.'e do not toow |hat much has ever been attempted in Uiia directiot: In Western Canadian (diicB. l^ui in cities in older establish-1 .Magrath wont love Raymond any fd district.-i in the east, we know thai i better for the aimouncemenl of the laauy o" thcje concerns have done location of the new agricultural school, gold work ih iielplug make cities of | However the mala thine after all la ^Vues In tile places where they are clined to seed tnore than they can pr.v f'al independence perly handle in the. hope of a very !'-S^^-^^"^.'^^^^^^^^ wet summer and attendant large re- mK. while their total Incoma from ttjn,. In .he 1.11. Farmers should ^-''^'F^'^*''^:^^'^*-^^ his room In the Hotel McAlplne. ahie also, that last fall was very dry , S',^ The India Departmeata ^ j^^^ Y,rt 0,^,^ ^, dne to natur- and that, while there was heavy,--^^ o7'reil"anTTrwr.l' snowfall during the winter, there Is property held by the iBdlaas la Bow , printing business In MooXreal. not that depth of moistnre In the soil $>>;;4.45, a figure probably lA excess which pulled the crops "through a hard ; of the per capita "osUte" of tha period last summer. It is iherefora j _ / very necessary this spring to have j V   -  the best seed bed and the best of seed. IMPLICATE Ptlffi Ellen Terry celehr4t�d her seventieth birthday recently. Congratulations by letter and cable reached her In London from England and America. One came from Mme. Sarah Bernhardt. Nice evening for that job spading up tha back yarS- Winnipeg, Apr. S;~rPhlWD J^hhson | and John FMward fltol^e, who with . . . , , j, ^ Frank Bullivan, are h�ld by the ppHcU ^\ .""""i?/^**"* O*'-.....*r_ ,an books than in 1913. The num- Whale meat fr\ed In butter was served In Boston. The meat was received by rail from Vancouver. B.C. A carload of the meat is going to Boa-ton, which will retail at 26c to 30c a pound. Tfte New York Public Library reports that more people are reading Mrs. M. Weeie of Mass.islaga. Prince Edward county, succumbed to an attack of pneumonia. She was CI years of age. Only two dayn before her husband, Manley Weese, died of the same disease. Dr. Oswald Meridlth Jones, F.R -C.8, F.A.C.S., aged 55, a native oi Carnarvon, Wales, who for the past 30 years was In practice in Victoria, ia dead. As a surgeon he had obtained continent-wide fame. Miss Jane Campbell, who for over forty years was a resident of Ottawa, and a most Iftghly respected business woman, passed away recently at her Hev. Dr. J. G. Shearer. wh� Ii.im i been secretary of the social servicn committee of the Presbyterian' church since the formation of tho conirolttee, m.ny work exclusively aw secretary of the Canadian Council of social reforms, after the meet Ins of tho general assembly in Juno. The Little Msslnj Mont,, bcIiooI, which has only elKht pupils, all from three families, is the smallest scliooi in the I'nI'od StatcB, made a record, for sales of war savlnKs stamps Tlie i children have averapcd |;t,!iL' per head durinB the ci\mpaiRn,' Three (if the pupils have five war cenlfiCiit'-h. \ Rermuda onion fanners In Soutli ! Tcx.T^ planted thp largest crop that has ever been grovwi fu tUut statf. It Is estimated that there will be ii'.nrn than 12,01)0 acres d^'voted to Uertiiiida onions in the SUo Crande boriitn' i' glon ihl.f yiar, 'Dils Is an innrca-so of 400 acres over last year's crop. ' When seals ore born they are snow wliite. which makes,them invisible on t'lp ico. Their eyes aad noses are, however, black, and when the Uttln ones are suddenly alarmed they close their eyes, bury their nosea and He quite still. It is only ^Jien they l)p-Kin to seek their own food tkat they become dark and sleek. The cxecntlve of the Wonwn's section of the M.inltoba Grain Growers' associ.itlon hold a private meetinK in Winnipeg in the associatlOB'a building on Vaiighan street, when plan.^ wcie laid for the summer's work and organi7,a!i(m for the enlarged activities of this section. The hearty co-operation of nil women Interested In this sphere of the life of the province Is looked for. Tli.' Im'.ian population of Canada, acc.irdiii� to the anniial report of tin ,-ui)crinten(lent of /Indian Affairs, fabled in I'ailiament. ia 109,294, or an iiicreaiie of 4:'>7 over the population .�iliown ill the previous aimujU report. The Indian population, the re-port sa.vs. Is slowly but steadily in-creaslnB. In connection wWh the murder e taught, j of ,he police oifir-er Was^t from a - i revolver in the hands Of Sullivan. Grow plenty of vegetables to can i Details of the crime as revealed In In addition to the 15 par cert Increase in rates that waa permltt�d on March 18, the Canadian Government .. , ... BaB�>se�)ier has been forced to send ' Uberal-Unloaiat member for Ji. family. .Money sent out for this Ji-e^^.^^'^^^^j^j'./^rd tt g'o''; furpose is a real loss to the city, ernment to stand by its guns on the ed It at Snowden; that Snowden seized the gun, and twisted It sideways, at the samo time trying to jrrapple whh the man: that galHyan tbea shot Soowden in th� hack. Stolke is the frankest of the throe, ..^^ . . . w,.,..,.i. men In his statenuBt to Uie police . k��o�W� caraer coBcemlng the shoaUBg. Ha declares ;'� '^^.S V,''*!;T^?i.J^'�,'^"M 5 ha was frlihtenMl and tHad m run 8. Checkley, comptroller Of the wa;i found by .sdnia hoys in a river near l..oMlon. Ont Miss Doe, while snfferlog ffom mental troilble, wandered away from her BUrse and was not heard of after. *� Food Will Win the War Serve your country attd yourself by faisii� FOOD on the iertila pUm of Western Caivda. The Canadian Fscific Railway nwkes it easy for you to begin. Lands til to 130 an acre; Irrigated land to ISO; 20 years to pay. Loan to assist settlers onirri gated lands. Get full portkulars and free illustrated literature from MUN CANEMiN, Olill�t tP.R. la* 9C5 tM SC Cast. CAIpOARV If you haven't tried it you have missed the gum flavor tliey are discussing in England, in France, in the United States and everywhere in Canada-Adams Black Jack. A stick a day keeps a grouch away. o U the b^luess men c-u do any ; daylight saying measure, when the Swarbefore hl's wrtw? llft'?h.'"bu"i?d" 1 �"""" 'mO' l*"""�� �� '^tertor MllBg. through a building and loan aa-' bl" waa attacked In the Commons on through the^^^d^f ' department glnce it. Ineaptlon, diad ggaiattoa or otherwise, to overcome the ii'A "Tnted*wh*X thl ^.L^lnd'-TS' tprt�M .K,�tioa I^ethbrldgos pros-|t�Tno\"^m�d"d ^'^ Bulllvan 1. |�rUy baa brought about, it will be ia their pockets to get behind ^rolaet llfHV.THI NCtlONATION tplOfl4BION peg police declare ha had senrad a I at his home years. IA Rockclttta. aged 67 - i term In Slna SIna ariaoa soma Vears ' Th^a children of PU, WllUam Hoa- It is said tha farmers ar� opposed ' He U a tall ^\JSia�Srian � * overseas with the 127th daylight savlag, axparlenee u ; years old. He denlaiTlI ^Mwilon 'Vil? which S^It'eo^d' at In tha hoay aommar aaasoa the with the robtery aa4 mardar. " H^!: ['"I*" \/.'f. **''�L?."ir'il*Ji to that In tha hoay aommar aaasoa the; farmer works by tba sqa rather than by the alock, and he wUI ba glad to know tba buiinasa man in towa la be- eUDOEN DIATH Halifax. N. B., April i.-Qaorge E. ing forced to speed up a little to be in ' '^"AMS ^ Pure Chewing Gum; | THE CANADIAN BANK. OF COMMERCE Sm eOMUND WAUER. C.V.O.. LLO., D.C.L, Pretidem K V, P. JONES, Aw'iGen'L Mwugar SIR JOHN AIRD-CensnlMsntav V, C. BROWN, Stip'i of CmmI WsNsm ImndM CapitalPaidUp.$is.O0O.00oT Reserve FUND. . $t9,S06.O0O aaw BANKING SERVICE Your hanking vequiremenfW* may be entrusted to this Bank with every confidence that careful and effident Mryioe wUllt^erendered. ConeultIheManafer. ;