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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBR1DGE PAILX HERALD THURSDAY, APRIL 11,1918 jUtbbri&je fseratfc i XetbbriJ>^ef Hlberu � > ._ . DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishan. |tHE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY. LIMITEr 123 6th Street South, Lethbridee W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Ton unco was necessary to injure victory. Tho Horald is in Ihearty agreement with the sentiment expressed above, The farmer who retires now hecatue he has made enough money to keep him the rest of his days is lu about the same position as the soldier at � the front would he If he sought a i bomb proof dugout just when the or-j dor oanio to go over the top. The ! farmer who has the experience and | the capital can find his right place on * PICKED UP IN-* PASSING FOR THE BUST MAN Business Manager j the farm. TELEPHONES Business Office .............. 1252 Editorial Office .............. 1224 Subscription Rate.i; Pally, delivered, per week......10 Polly, delivered, per year . ....$5.00 Pally. by mail, par year ......14.00 Weekly, by mail, per year .....ft.50 Weeklv. bv mail, per rear to U.S.. SC.Oil _---L--- Pates of expiry of subscriptions Appear daily on address label. Accept-Hoc of papers ;.fic expiration aate Is env authority to continue the subscription. A call is being made for 500 helpers to assist in Manitoba farm kitchens. Tho board of education in Toronto is urging production by public school pupils. Construction of the city section of tho Greater Winnipeg water district Aqueduct will be started within teu days. More than ",000 acres of spring wheat will he the answer of Downie FOOD RESTRICTIONS IN THE PRIVATE HOME. Xew food restrictions are in force in public eating places in Canada, and Canadians are Just beginning to learn from experience in a small way j township to the appeal for Increased what is being forced in the way of j production food control in Britain. France and cilier European nations as well as in !he United States. Canada and the: ordered to leave on the very day he i A fireplace grate made of tubing C are o' course a* vet I'm- be- > was to have been married. ) through which water can be circulated - [to distribute heat about a room, has hind the European countries in the, ProvtnciaI dniry conference at ! been patented by an inventor. matter of food control. There tho o,,0in[, mi.-iuimniislv nassed a rnanln. I - v Fred Blackman, aged fourteen, was shot with a .22 rifle by a companion while out gopher hunting in Reglna. James Stilimsn? who died recently, was the twelfth richest man in the U.S. His fortune Is said to be over one hundred millions. Two brothers namer Mercier were arrestod at Three Rivers by officers of Inspector Belanger's forcb on a charge of sedition. John Roberts, captured after a wild j chase through East London, Ont., Is . today en-route for Toronto to answer | A soldier belonging to the London. ; a serious charge. Ont., contingent, sent to Quebec, was the progress of the War The great battle that has broken out upon a new front, near the. Belgian border, is continuing with in-ereasiitg intensity. The front of the new attack lie? between Labassce and Ypres. an'.'. J* tfirectod chiefly against Ai mentieres and .-'.tii-h points. The heaviest fighting is occurring along t'u:: i.abassee canal. Armentiere-s has bee:; evacuated by the British, but otherwise the Germans apparently have gair-ed iittle ground of value, although their attacks yesterday penetrated to a depth of three or four miles at the centre. amount of certain commodities available for each person is absolutely limited. . Hei*> only a 'star; has boon made and much depends for the success of the measure on tho patriotic effort of each individual to that the objects of food control attained. see tion looking to the formation of a | Herman Brown, who returned to Provincial Dairy Committee. | Aurora three weeks ago from over- , - ; seas, died In a Toronto hospital from Textile workers at Kingston are to � pulmonary trouble contracted at the bo organised by the Trades and Labor front. Council with a view to securing better - conditions of employment tor young J Two thousand pounds of poultry of girls. the William Davtes Co. was cremated. - This is the balance of the food con- One so-year-old "youth" living injdemned at the premises of the Da-In this connection we would like to ! London. Out., has one acre of ground ; vies Co. seo something more done by those 'which he cultivates for'exercise. \ He j - in charge of the local food control'Ilas already planted some, of it, and j While Paul Sayer and Henry Pel-' " , ; is working on it every day. letief were gathering driftwood on campaign to itnroduce strict obsorv-, _ ! the Ottawa river they found the body ance of the measures into all house- that, one person shall be served with only half an ounce o: butter at a meal. But the same person may. after the meal, walk across _the street and consume any times that quantity of but- ter-fat served in the form ot ice-. uB^ uml iuurauay, aau ; captain ,, tne Britl8n ,my> nag creara- [ the noon meal on Monday and Sat- i been taken to EM* Island to await The butter restrictions are quite in! ur(iay 1 deportation on another charge, order, but why stop the tiny leak^ and'; Beef and veai be sen.e,i i ' .��,'. allow the spillway to flow unrestVict- onJy Qn Sundav, Monday, Tuesday,: ed? Ther^is something of an ano-; Tnursdav and Saturday, and then maly in the restrictions in this re- j OD,y at Qne meaI a day_ S^ fRov Fbowt Paoi) camp. He wished he could say the same about Canada. Jfe realized the advantage which '-Would -accrue through keeping the men In Canada, during their training period but the object at present was to get men overseas. Use the Camps Sir Wilfrid Laurier asked the minister whether it was not his policy I to utilize the various camps through-waa purchased in Canada or overseas. I out the Dominion. . He thought that General Mewburn replied that army j in view of the food situation in Eng"-, .. _ 'ounce at each meal per person and I service wagons, field kitchens, etc., j land and various circumstances which .date in the general election id De- allowance is two te aspoons -I bad been supplied iu England for the t had arisen that such a question might cember, and while he opposed con- . . i------- �-- ------'- -----"-�*' be in order. He was answered that if possible and enough men were recruited under- the Military Service Act, these camps would be utilized but that there was no use opening them for a few men. The committee rose and reported progress. Re-establlshment The heuse then went into committee on a bill respecting soldiers' civil re-establishment. Sir Robert Borden pointed cut that cription he now sees the real need : ful_Per Person, of Canada's doing her full share. He says: last year. Arms were also supplied Tho u-ij,^,u i-i- � .t. ) in England. Uniforms and boot* were The Herald* would like to see the , taUen over by the men^rom Canada the city j and troops at the front were supplied " uni-all times. In answer to another question with women's organizations of "I ioined the army because I think 1 :aka ^p some 8Uch a campaign for a ; with them. A certain number of 11 matters so far as the'future wel- week or a fortnight's trial and then �torms were Deln* sent ov-er at S^ThX Tl Gert^snc- F�I thP !'^answer to another question wun cLTor nolln theiteffort^rdefelt: f��dStu�fS consuraed at PubIic eating (regard to, the uniforms supplied to the allies. I have boon coming to this Places m Lethbridge is but a small' Canadian soldiers in France, Sir Rob-Three percentage of the whole. The great! e,rt Borden said that in the first place Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Hear Ye! gTI This is a summons in which everr Tl woman and child in this commuattr should be interested. It is a Cat] tor Ctyojf-eratioc-an appeal to our community rim for us "to get together." We we going to try to show in cartoon and tell in story th# needs of our community-what la holding it back-the things we must overcome to progress and how this can be accomplish*! by co-operation. We hope every citicen of Southern Alberta will read these editorials and It convinced that the arguments are sound, will act accordingly, if not now following the principle involved. At any rate let's see bow# we can "get together" in the interests ot our community. of returned nien. In the matter of pensions, dependent children should receive special consideration. The bill was reported by committee and stands for third reading. The house rose at 12.15, a.m. BITTER BATTLE ROV. GOVT. SAVED (Special to the Herald) Edmonton, April 10.-A saving of from ?2 to |5 per thousand feet aecision for a . long months' ago when I signed-my con-;. saving can bfc effected in the homes, 6cmr for mr son Wilfrid to join the ; ar(j . ^{jg Royal Flying Corps I came to the, _ / conclusion that I had no more justi- >vomen are ^ication for giving inch consent than, the food res fo follow his example and enlist my- are many other homes where no , ; thought of food restrictions enters. Mr. Riggs only brother, who went! fo war with an imperial corps, is now "er lying seriously wounded. I must be accomplished the men went over In uniforms. When (CoNTiKunii from Front Faobi On Italian Front Rome, Apr. 10-The official statement from the Italian War Office today reads: "Both artilleries' were active throughout Wednesday between the "At Asiago enemy patrols, faced civil re-establishment. In respect of Should Buy Here I men who do not require hospital i t. ,,, Sir Sam Hughes thought that the! treatment, he said that the new de-'Py l)atpois of 1,18 allies, were turned Is where the greatest results , British government should place or-' partment would have the dutv of ' a0ail(Ion,n8 several prisoners. ' ders in Canadian factories for uni-1 looking after the training of these1 �*-er I>atrolB were subjected to our 'As vice president of the Trades , _ ___________ end Labor Congress of Canada, I am ) somewhat belated in fulfilling the! Conscription in Ireland pledge which the congress in its an-i should be more willing than a fight I forms of a sufficient number to coun- ter-balance those supplied to Cana- Well who j di3* ir��Z� 'n ^"ce. Sir Robert agreed that the Cana- nual conventions has unanimously reiterated each year since the war be- j gan,'' said Mr. Riggs. ' ing Irishman? The only wonder to men for suitable civil occupations. Sir Wilfrid Laurier interposed to say that the bill as presented did not contain any concrete plan as to no TIME now FOR "RETIRED" FARMERS.  "Prairie Farmer" has written a let-; ter in the Grain Growers' Guide that i deserves more than passing notice. , He says: Well, where is our labor man now? Whtra is bur food controller? What is he doing? � The very thing that would be of some use, as 1 see it, .' are the very things left undone by1 dian factories should benefit to the s the intentions of the department. He greatest possible extent by war or-1 maintained that men coming back lis is that the Irish did not consider i ders. The premier pointed out that. crippled or incapacitated would of ne-it an insult to be left out in the first Iths British government was buying | cessity become a public charge and instance ! largely of other commodities and he' he expressed the opinion that those 1 did not think the Canadian factories; who Teturned maimed, might prefer Wonder if Sir J. W. Flavelle, Bart., will now go to England with his bacon profits to save his title. If he does he'll be "aaving his baconSl in more ways than one, for they have real food restrictions governing bacon over there. to suit themselves in re-entering, civil occupation. The premier pointed out that even if a number of men did return Bound in body and in possessing of all their faculties many of them would need his farm and work it for the benefit pf the labor problem? O? course. 1 know every Britisher t0 coat*mplaie the disaster, but at were suffering greatly. S. W. Jacobs was critical ot the government's action in establishing the overseas militia department, In no other country, he said, were there two ministers of war......... ____.....____ Sir Robert referred him to the I aid in making the change from mtli-changes which had taken place in i tary to civil life. "Is It not a desir-Great Britain as a result of the war. j able thing that we should assist these Hon. R. Lemieux wished to know j men in returning," he asked, "sup-- -- i how many Ross rifles had been dis-i pose we told them to shift for them- Would it -be sate, do. you think, to | carded and what had been done with j selves?" "That is happening already," interjected Sir Sam Hughes. Sir Robert Borden replied that if advantage in Great Britain Over-Payment* the' authorities. Is there no law by which a'married farmer can be kept ., - - � 'them on the farm producing foodstuffs? Is rui8 on a street car driven by a mo-1 p":o,, vf�,.-v,^ ih,,,t.f r> there no law, by which a married tor woman if she happened to glimpse ! riHeT 1 ad "w&wrtrt'totZ farmer can be compelled to stay on i something of the very latest in mil-1 disposed of to good linery models passing by? We shiver will do his utmost, but there are lots Of. fellows .gjiite capable of running a : good* "systematic, successful farm, and 'what,are they doing? Why, just as soon as '� they get the cash they buy a nice car and retire from the farm,; leaving it in the hands of some renter, that we may come'to it. Lloyd-George, in. a letter addressed to farmers throughout tho Empire, said: ,w ... ^ - "The Kne which the British Empire Who ought to be working a farm of his holds against the Germans is own or helping out some farmer who ! by " ' n- Id such a thing was taking place he was not actually aware of it, and it was Jacques Bureau, referring to the; not the intention of the government over-payments of separation allowan- that men needing assistance be dls-ces to soldiers' dependents, suggest-1 charged in this way demand the return of this money be-, crete proposals were contained in the j region of Merckem and west of Houl-cause H might cause a- hardship to j bill oecause the minister had not had tholst Forest were without result, those who had received it. rifle fire In the Vai Lagarina and tho Varsa Valley. "In the coastal zone there were so eral lively fusillades and a short! bombing engagement at Laviril di [ Plave. At Capo Sile one of our as- i saulting patrols annihilated a small enemy advanced post and. returned , with several prisoners." Turkish Official , Amsterdam, Apr. 11.-Turkish offi- : cial corpmunlc.ation issued Tuesday � and received here today says: "Our troops are successfully ad- ; vanclng toward Kars (Russian trans-Caucasia), and are now before Datum. After crossing the "Choruk our troops occupied the advanced positions of the fortress and repulsed bands of j the enemy." Belgian Official Paris, ApT. 11.-A Belgian official statement, issued last night reads: "During the nights of April 8-1), and 9-10, our partols made several raids Into enemy advance works, especially near Lombaertzyde, St. George, Dix-mude and Seiveeote. After tho fights several prisoners were brought back to our line. Similar enemy attempts against^certain advanced posts in the ambitious. They expected to push through as far as Betliune in a circular movement southward along the canal. This document statod that tho ratio of forces would be three German regiments, to six British companies and certainly the enemy outnumbered the allies greatly. The British division which made such a gallant stand at Glvenchy, twice throwing the. Germans out and then holding the place, was recorded as being very weak. The Germans began the attack with an intense bombardment and then put down one of their heaviest barrages thus far seen. Under protection of tiiis they advanced and having filtered through the Portuguese outposts unearthed in the heavy fog, they threw themselves in the' front I line. through the purofcM* 0( hunter from the Hallock Smith Company, was tho evidence of L. C. Chsrleavorth, Deputy Minister of Public Works, during bis examination Wednesday morning at, the public account* committee of the legislature by James Weir, member for Nanton . The evidence wae obtained on an investigation ot the lumber business of the department. Mr. Charlesworth etatM that this particular firm wm outalda the combine and. this was how ht aacounred for the reasonable pricaa that the government was able to obtain. He mentioned one case in whlca tbtre had been � Having of flit. The department had received the list Of one of the firms in the combine, Their qtotations appeared so good that an order was given. Immediately the price was boosted to $29.00. A quotation was then asked of the HeUock mtU Com pany. They quoted 111. Md got the order, the transaction With the other firm being at once caooallad. The deputy minister Infenaed th� committee that it wae the practice of the department to aak tor quotation from a' number of firme and accept the offer which seemed mo|t reasonable. "Retired" automobiles, yes-"retired" farmers, no! The minister of militia replied that in cases where over-payments had been made in connection with separa- ------- -----1 tholst Forest were without result. time fully to study the question, the , Along the coast the two artilleries main idea being to secure the necessary authority. Open Up West 1* trying to help the country's noed.: wVdi aT'those who nSht ,n *"? a? ! V,? a"owa?ces and a�l�ned Pay. he' Hew Sir Sam Hughes urged the ; I know several Instances within :;o =e3 If it break- at  v t fa"( '1 M no W'g?,to f�rC� a,re/und ?f opening up of the northwest for pos-Wiles,.' where the farmer was wcIM.o-! breaks everywhere In the face c! ! proPos^ to Mk ' - 8oldler settlers after the war. 4o. He. had. a big sale, rented his j the enemy the seamen of our It ova' off * ��_one case,the owner is , nava! and ine'rehantile marine a"nd � have been very active, employing a large number of gas shells." H*un Program British Headquarters in Fran^, Apr. 11.-Prisoners deelaro that Wo offensive, above Armentlores will be still Irving on his own place, and is '; the. soldiers gathered froi: Remarking that the bill did not go Mt to w^ite tnese amounts; He pointed out that a great deal of: extended forty kilometres northward  preparation should be done in the | Everything the Germans can put Rush Men Overseas j way of surveying with thla object in lriokinK forward to a hi'u snmnipr in ' nf n,i^'"u. Nlckle of Klngs- es to carry on a successful year in \ full dayV labor ^oudoT.f.'-'u, ^hort  'ruUed'8 immeAiate* >tney W6re tha\.in ******* there agriculture are the very ones who are ; en the struggle'-and brine u� n , , ; , , , , ., iU t 4. should be a disposition to get return- Sickiug out and leaving it to the far-j .victory. Lvefv rtll d�v �,i L",V.: , .C.,.?,if:r.a.1 *fewl)Uni 8aul tnat the one j ed soldiers away - from military' dis-Ijers.Who have not much capital to lengthens the siruggii jpread'his work or to make it, count. Ifeat more possib :y. all loitering, important thing was to get men to seen actual sar- intn ^.enaea^ men. ^ a ASA Z p.^ibT ^ ZuTVTe Tn^ l^T* " Cha^ �f .t.a-.. to suck to In.: land do your ,1U,y wuh all your S,r t!very man sent across, an- T. M. Tweedio of Calgary, made a oilier man was. put in the training plaa for generosity in the treatment the wealthy Wat and back up the allies in every ' strength.' against the British will be kept on thia front and desperate fighting must be expected. Yesterday's gain south of Armen-tie?es were matje mainly through the Portuguese front upon which the Germans delivered their rrjain assault. The attack had been anticipated and the present line to which the allies fell back was prepared as a counter move to check the rush. Were Ambitious A captured German document shows that the German plan was very We Have a Larger Practise Than Any Dentist or Combination of Dentists in This Province* AND our practice is not dependant upon imposing display or abiurd claims of prices impracticable where painstaking work/in conducted, and klgh grade materials used, � / We Hold Public CoBlrdeuce That is why our business hai grown to its present point of e-iccese., Thle confidence is our most treaaured aaaat. We can only retain It by conatant honwty of purpose and endeavor. The welfare and proper requirements of every patient la ' and always will be our firat conelderatlaflf  Bear this in mind when you con ten? plate dental work. Consider also the fact,that Dentistry As We Practise It U a Gentle Art. Drs. Bruner, Richards & Nelson High Grade American Dentistry PHONE 363 Oit Elk., 4 Doors from Lethbridge Hotel, Letkbridge LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA CALGARY OFFICE-115A EIGHTH AVENUE C. EDMONTON OFFICE-3 CRI8TALL BLOCK. I ;