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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THR LRTHBRIDOK DAILY. IIRRAUI THimSDAT. APRIL It IfIS Ct>: bridge V>eralb  daily ANU wkkuv I ^ PnmriH9r� and Pub'ish�ni $Ht LITHSRIDGE HEHALD PRINT-IN* COMPANY. LIMITCC M Cth MrMt South. Lethbridg* W. A. Bucha. an Praatdrat antl ManAci.ic nirpccs'- to ituwrv rJctori-. Tl\o HeraM Ik In hearty a|ir� hini tiu ri'it of hl� day* 1� In nhout fh'� ..tnio position a* th� loMlor at 111" front woiiJd ^(' If he aoufht a Ivinib proof duKout Just wh�n thp or ilrr (wmc to (to ovpr tlio tni-!i�tirp and t!ii' inpttal rati find hfs rlpfht pLu^ on tho farm. ^PICKED UP m ^ PASSING T' V Subscription Rate.*: Palljr, Ilv�>re(l. ppr vc^k .... I'' l>pily. (iolivcrr !. jirr y.^ar . ..TTiO'l Jlall.t. !iy ni->�i. r'f T' rs . fv, oMii-iti n 'atj la pur ;i .� V � ino sub- THE PROGRESS .: ! .ill OF THE T .'.fii I'm: r- 011 r i'.;..oii :i� froii;. lie:- >; v, , rrc: -v .11  t^Jf U( i- . 't.ii k :;�!. b--�.- ! .i:i(l Vl r - .1!); � 'vrr I . -, Ai t':'r.i'---s .i >-  1;.' -.  Hi-- i- - .t � i:ie ti. . i.;>��-- - - -� \r:ii \V ' V.i.- i )y- �\\.- �.rirt- hii' livisc t:.(. .'1 ppa '�oiuiy Rni: (.1 ;;t tlo 1 �  V.Ti :U- thoi :;.t'i:- .1 �t.",. y.>>: ne ! �-, ,i ;-)�- .  � .III- mil. s ii: ; :i , :itr. r. "-ia.'iii.- h ;.^o - r � � w ~ ag,i:;!.-t -KUi '. 101- v-Ui by .Vir,"-; iM> �a-;' un.-u- to5s t/TTER RESTRICTIONS-WHY NOT ICE CREAM TOO: Tho jicA- fooj rei;xr::;-.i.iii> -i'-.-.ir.' that one >:i s!),".!! h.- .-vp.I v. :th only tiaif aa our.co o, |i;irt�>r a: a meal. But till' .�^am" perfon ni.iy, after lae in�aL walk across fh^ street .lad con-tiimc any tiuies that quanti'y i.n' biit-ter>fat served in the lorin of ice-creaia. The butter restrictions are quite la order, but why stop th? tiny Ipiik and allow the spillway to flaw unrestYict-d'.' Thir^i.^ ?om(^th!.^i!r of an anomaly in the reitriotlor.s i:i \\\\* re-�arU. LEADING LABOR MAN JOINS ARMY. Mere is tho right -"nti.iun' "xpre.-ia-fld by a labor man. li. .\. Hipgs of Winnipeg, who has enliated because, be says, the Gennans mast be de'eat-ed. Mr. KiKg� wa- the labor candidate in the genora! election in December, and while he opposed con-ecriptiun Ue now eees tho real need of Canada a doing her full share He aayg: '! i.V,n-ii t:.r- arr.":y bncTir-B 1 think It ni:ilter.-i so far ;!s 1)1-'' future wel-tuje i>f democracy ami livilua'ion is �j;^i!terBeod re5tr|riion� nrp In for>-o 111 piUi'.lr eatiiitt v^a.--:* In I'anaila. and Can.t^llaii^ a'c Just beginning to learn from exporieni >- in a stnall i> ay w'l.it I? behiK forctd in thi> w.iy 01' 'r. i.'x roDtri'l i". r.rii.. ;n. r;-.>n->" anil [-:tiro;an na':a-^ � \ .)-> In � *^ I'lMti'd ::^\t'"^ 1'.ti.'I't.t -in! ii'' 1 S ar�', ('^nrse. ' :v ^'r l.;ril :h'' Kurop**.in roirr;:-'!* \v .ti--ill 'n .1 ,-,>::�;��: :!i.- ' i-er'ain !;'! r �ri'- 1 V......r. H^-^ "  '.� .1: . ' ;low vii.> ,1 Ii.i - : :.t .in-! :!!.: .i.-;vu.'..� : h-; -i; ih" \\*-;r- .1;-- i ... : :he ��>]� . ' f. ..!  nr- >; .1 � "a ill I'd In t'!!� r-^�:i-..''t- -.v �-� wo'il.',  - -  s-.'iU'-ll'fr.c 4'1-iro 'li':"- liy �'r' '1 . '-"urge c � : U�' '. 'I'a! ' �WW-'. vi.i.i;u:i to -r,:vo!r. .-iTlct otu .'-v t-:' til'' ii,- ::-ir-^ :r.'o \\\\ .'.-�'.l-'e The ii'ie . ' i!i-m8r.-.i:;o;; r.c;---i the !' .ii.--' ! n . .! T'i.. r...':iiH;:.i;-~ . .m �>-� -v.-^,1 ::� !' :Mi. e,i' ns C' � '- 'I'li-y r ;n � 1.....-r.nr'-. ! in :.! - ar^N Uu: '-i" 'i'>ii.s�--\vi;'t' laii 1,,. iv'r"�tPd ii: lit .Mniiia!g:i. .it;d if s'v- 1- p.-'tri-nir - v.:\\ Iv .nly ;oi.i ! �� nle.ij;.. )i,-rs.'-.f that th, re-*Ti,ii-i;'- Oil puh!i. i;'i::a.7 rin>ii!- wli! '.I' I li^->-r'. ci! in !; . .'.Vions of ;> luads more needful ; >. !.�:uifa diic(io:i .V soldier belonging to the Ixjndon, " , (Miiiiiteni. s,i;it to Quebec, was i'r..i'rcl M :-'j�ve nu the very day he uas to have liciM miirrlnd. Fred Blackmsn, aged fotirteen. was shot with a .7% rltla by a cotnpanloa while not Kophar httntlng In Reglna. James ;;U]hnaaf who died recently, was th* twelfth richest nian In the U.S. Hta fortune la said to be oyer one hnadrMl Billions Two brothara nAiner Mercler were arraatod at Three Rivers by officers of Inspector BelaiiKer's forr^ on a charts o( sedition. .fohn Roberts, captured after a wild chase tbrouch RasC London, i^nt. Is today en-route for Toronto to answer a serious citarge. .\ fireplace grato made of tubing througli which water caji he circulated 1 to distribute heal abuiii a room, has i been patented by an inventor. I � ! Herman Prown, who returned to | Aurora three weeks aco from overseas, died in a Toronto liospltal from .  ; u-.ii;crs at Kin;rston are to pulmonary troutlo contracted at the > .1 --'I by t!e Trades and Labor front. I . �. : ^ . 1 ,1 v'. iv to aacurtng better - . >; :> 1 employment for young I'rnvlncial dn'ry conference nt (t""i;iii u:i.iiii!iMii.-Iy passed a re�o!u-t' n : > ;.in�; to the formation of a viTi>-i.il iMlrv Committee. o-o y.. orivum on 11 etery day. Mi.-i H.itha Adams,'- County Jfome r.Miiomus Pe.iionstrator, Is the first f.utii agent in Missoatt and has taken >:i.ir�:.' of tlie ugeat'i affairs In this. I iir.ty I .-.t: l.r.u acre? will iM cflMlTated t: i-i :.. ..r by Indians on Garden Kiver M.'-oi ve. .Much of the seed to be i used wa.i srown there last year, and w.li be wheat, oats, peas and barley. -M Niagara Kails. Ont. two hundred and fifty dug owners, without success. wait-il on the city council to iisk that dogs he chaiued up only during Augui't instead of from May to October, inclusive. Krnest Oicarie. .M.P., Robt. A. Ros3. C E.. Hon. (.has. Marcll. M.f>.. .AI-phonse VerviJle. M.P., and City Treas- ' urer Arnold! have been appointed by ; tiie Provincial Cabinet Cornmisslo&ers for the city of Montreal. Vercy Seymour De Wlllottghby. who servpti a term at novton, Mass., j lor forgery after masquerading as a captain In the British army, has be^^n taken to Elite Island to await deportation on another charge. Two thou.sand pounds of poultry of the \\'l!liani Uavtes Co. was cremated. ThU !� the balance of the food condemned at the premises of the Oa-vles Co. While Paul Sayer and Henry Pal-letief were gathering drittwojd on the {Ottawa river they found the body of a drowned and unknown man lying across a log in mld-stroaiii. Tliomas H. Wilkinson. ag�l thirty-lliree. son of Richard U'iiklnson. a well-known Ilrantford cttlten. died at his home in Detroit afte.- a brief Illness. . , David �Falll?. 60. was killed Instantly when he fell from ill,' top of a '.u-toot wlndtutll near Miilbrook. He had gone up to make repairs, when he stumbled and fell. During one week there were fi.41'7 men questioned by the IXimlnion Police In the l4ondon and Toronto districts. Of this number 111 were put' Into uniform, while 79 were handed | over to the civil police. Luclle r.raham, a 2S-year-old young i woaian. attempted snicide in Calgary; by Jumping from the 12th avenue | bridge inPo the Elbow river. She was . rescued by her husband. Percy Graham. She stated in police court that she had been worried over the fact j that her first husband was still a.ive. although it had been ri?ported that \ he had been killed in an explosion. Hear Yet Hear Ye! Hear Ye! H This Is a aummaaa in mJtiek tvf m��, ^ woman and child In tkia c�iaBi�^ertit win read thesa editorlala and K convinced that the arguments are aou4. win act accordingly. If not now following tlw principle Involved. At any rate let's sea kow we can "got together" In tha intareata of 911? community. NO TIME NOW FOR 'RETIRED" FARMERS. "Prairie Fanner" has witten a Idler In the Grain Growers' CtiiO'- limi liaiserves more than passing iiuti.e He says: ^ Well, v\lierc- is cm labor man now? \Vlifera is our food controller? SS'hat is he doing? Thf; vt-r>- thing thai VOUld be ill some use. as I see It, �ria the very things left undone by thij authorities. Is there no law by Wbkh a married firmer can be kept on tha (arm prodminK f(k�ls:uffs? Is there no law, by which a iiiarr;t!(i farwpr can be compelled to stay on bia farm and work it for tin; bonefif pf the labor problem' > course. 1 know 6vtr>- Britislier *rlH do his utmost, but tlier- are 1,,'.^ of f�)lpwa lUiiXn capable of running a gdo4| iRJstematic successfu! farm, ami 'IfkM fW Ihey doing? Wliy, just as WKlil W-tkey gel the cash they buy a SiMf Wf ud retire from the farm, iMftmV'^ 'B the hands ot some renter. OitlfkiAo b� working a farm of his t or h^lplgg out some farmer who tnlsf to kelp tha country's ni-oil. lf�tm ioyaral Instances within m iilimktvhara the farmer was well-to-w. jBo. ksA a big Bftle, rented Iub �IMi'.UHmill on* i^* owner is 0Xi ItvmK on bte own place, and is WnlilM forward to n hlg summer in KiTtoo car. ' Tm rory men who have the reaourc-t9 tmrrf on  successful year in 'oit)t�ro ara the very ones who are line *a4 laarlag It to the far-l.vko bavo not mucii caplul to 'Ma work or to make it count. 1 tkia iMtter ought to b� lookud ^ijMb�ilMn Conscription In Ireland! Well who .should be more willing than a fighting Irishman? The only wonder fo us l.s that the Irish did not consider it an Insult to be left out in the first instance. Wonder if Sir J. W. navelle. Bart., i win now go to Knglaiid wiih hii ba-i con profits to save hi.-; tltlo. If he iloe.s he'll be ".iaving hi.s bacon'* in ; more ways than one. for they have real food restrictions governing bacon over there. I Would it be safe, do you think, fo | vid� on a street car driven by a mo- 1 tor woman if she happened to glimpse something of the very late.st lu mil-; linery models passing by? We shiver j to contemplate the disaster, but at that we inny come to It. l.loyd-Geo.-ge. In a letter addressed i to farmers throughout the Umpire. Bald: j The line which the British Kmpue luiiiis against the Germans is held by liiose who work on the land i well as those who fight on laud and i^ej. If It breaks at any point it brq^ks e.vurywhere In the fai e of: the enemy the seamen of i.ur Hoy �! , naval and iiiercbantlle mailiie and the Holdlers e.illierert I'oin everv pari of our Kmpire liold our line firstly. You workers on Ir.nd mu.-ii hoM your ; part of our line us sirmiKly i'.\ery full dayV labor you do li^'ps in rhort-ei� the struggle-Willi br.nK us ninnir victory. Lvery idle day. all lull "i ins;. lei'igttienH llle nlrut;Kle J'H'l uui.i's de feat more posi'lbl^v Tlierefon- in the natloo'a Honof. h e-i' Amult your-aelvtia Ukt> itivn, vw\ at, woiWer. on luud (]p your ouiy with ail your i�trea�lb,'* PARIINIIIEWAIi fOoKTtVTTgD FROM ygOITf PaM) ' waa purchased in Canada or overseas, i (reneral Mewburn replied that ^rmy service wagons, field kitebans, etc.. had been supplied in Etefland for the last year Arms were alao aappUed in Kngland. Vnlfoma and booto were taken over by the men^from Canada i and troops at the front ware supplied wlih them. A certain numbar of uniforms were being Sent oT.er at all times. j In answer to anothsr qaastion with recard to the uniforms supplied to Canadian soldiers In Prance, gir Rob-en Borden satd that In tha flust place | the nien went over In tinlforms. When j uniforms had to be replaced new ones were supplied from the British depots ' in France. U was luanifeatly tmpos- \ i'ib'e to keep up separata depots for, the Canadians in (Yanea. I Should Buy Hare Sir Sam Hughes tboaght that the British government ihould place orders in Canadian fMtorlei tor uni-. forras of a sufficient number to counter balance those supplied to Cana- j dian troops In Ftance. ! .Sir Hobert agreed that tha Cana-! dlan f.ictorles shooM konatti to the trreaiesi possible extant by war or-1 der.s. The premier pointed otit that !',o British government was buying largely of other cooMnodHlas and be did not think the Canadian factories were suffering greatly. ri. W. Jacobs was critical of the coverniuent's actiaa in establishing I tlie overseas militia department. In no other country, he said, were there: two ministers of war. ' .->ir Uobert retorrod him to tke t changes wliich had taken place In! iWt-M Britain as & resvU of tba war. i l(on. K. Lemieug wished to know! how many Koss riflas had been dis-' (ivrdcrt and what ba4 been dona with them. ' j General Mewburn thought the Ross ; rifles had been disposed of to good advantage In Great Britain. Over-Payments Jacijucs Bureau, referring to the over-i>uyments of separation allowances to soldierH' depandenta. suggested that the government ahould not demand the return of this monay be-1 cause It might cause % hardtblp to tln�sc *-ho had received IL The niinlsfer of mlUtla replied that In cases where overpayinenta bad been made In connection wltk aapara-tion allowances and aasignod pgy, he did not wish to force a refund of the| amoutiis lie proposed to ask the government to wflte thciie amounts f)ff. Rush Men Overeeae I'. I' Casgraln was encluue to know . wlietiier the government proposed I from this time forth to aena troops (.ver-i.,� immediately ,they were re- ' rilited, til iierul Mewburn aald tbkt tiM one iiiiporiani thing was to got nien to I i^nce as (luickly as potalble. The I iiiieii Htates, reallilng this necea-s iy was rushing men gcroga with all |.i.-ul,le speed but In tba United .".i.iK .s for everv man sont acroas, another niau wuo put Is tk* trslniug camp. He wished he cnuid say the same about Canada. H"e realized the advantage whlcb wonli* accrae through keeping the men In Canada, during their training period but the object at present was to gel men overseas. Uee the Camps Sir Wilfrid I^urfer aaked the minister whether it was not his policy to utillte the various camps throughout the Dominion.  He thought that In view of the food situation in Enr land anil various clrcumstancea whlcb had arisen thai such a question might be In order. He was answered that It possible and enough men were recruited under-the Military Service Act, these camps would be i]tlUzed but that there was no use opening them for a few men. The committee rose and reported progress. Rc-establlshment The bouse then went into committee on a bill respecting aoldlers' civil re-establishment. Sir Robert Borden pointed cut that men undergoing treatment in hospitals would, If necessary receive vocational training and re-education under the acv.' dcparfment of soldiers' civil re-establthhment. In respect of men who do not require hospital treatment, he Katd that the new department would have the dilty of looking aftir the training of these men for suitable civil occupations. Blr Wilfrid Laurier interposed to say that the bill as presented did not contain any concrete plan aa to the Intentions of the department. He maintained that men coming back crippled or Incapacitated would of necessity become a public charge and he expressed the opinion that those who returned maimed, might prefer to suit themselves in re-entering civil occupation. The premior pointed out that even If a uuaiber of men did return aound in body and in possessing of all their faculties many of them would need aid In making the change from military to civil life. "Is It not a desirable thing that wo should assist these men In raturning," he asked, "suppose wo told them to shift for themselves ?" "That Is happening already," interjected 8ir Sam Hughes. Sir Robert Borden replied that if such a thing was taking place he was not actually tvware of it, and It w*� not the Intention of the government that men niedlng assistance be discharged In this way. Continuing, he said, th�( no concrete proposals were cantered in the bill bocause the minister bM not had tiina fully to stuily the question, the main idea being to secure the necea-sary authority. Open Up Weat Heee Sir Sam Hughes urged the opening up of the northweit for possible soldier settlers after the war. He pointed out timt a great deal of prteparatioit should be done in the way of surveying with tkia object in view. Hemarklng that (he bill did not go far enough. W. K. NIckle of Kings-ton. said that in his Judgment there should be a disposition to get returned soldiers av.ay fra.-n rolUtery dla-ctpUao as soon as posslklr. Dr. E)dwards, KroBtesstl' "^tvlaed placing men who bad seen actual H0' vlc� overseas in cbanistilf retkriM soldiers. T. M. Tweedie of Calgary. m�d� a plea (or K�;uerusity Itt the IreatiMBt ot returned men. In the matter p' i pensions, dependent children should receive special considerstlon. j The bin was reported by commit i tee and stands lor third reading. 1 The house rose at 12.1.'i, am PROV.GOVI.SAe Bra BAHLE I m^oNTisi'mi rttov Fmt.nt Paoh On Italian Front Rome, Apr. 10-The official sUte-mant from the Italian War Office today reads: "Both artilleries w.re active throughout Wednesday between tho Astico and the Brenta. Our batteries carried out cfjncentrations of fire in the (Budliarla Valley and In the region north west of .Mount Grappa. "At Asiago enemy patrols, faced by patrols of tlii' allies, were turned back, abandoning several prisoners. Onhcr p:itri)U were subjected to our rifle fire in the Vai Lagarlna aad the VorsB Valley. "In the coastal zone there were several lively fusillades and a short bombing engagement at I^vlril di Plave. .\� Capo Slle one of our as aaulting patrols annihilated a small enemy advanced post and n turned wllb several prisoners." Turkish Official I Amsterdam. Apr 11 -Turkish off! cial coipmunlcatlon issued Tuesday and received here today says: "Our trootm are successfully ad vancing toward Kars iKtisslan trans Caucasia), and are now before Baturn. After crossing the Tlioruk our troops occupied the advanced positions of the fortress and repulsed bands of the enemy " Belgian Official Paris, Ai>r 11-A Belgian official statement issued last night rends: "During the nights of April 8-!t. and 9-10, our partolH made several raids into enemy advance works, especially near I..(�tnbaertzydo, St. George, Dlx-mude and Selvecote. After tho fights several prisoners were brought back to our line. Similar enemy attempts C*tns^certain advanced, posts In the region of Merckem and west of Houl-tkolet forest were . without result. Along tho coast tho two artilleries have becu very active, employing a large number of gas shells." f^un Progrem British Headquarters In KrariH', Apr. II.-Prisoners disclarrt that me offe^slve^ abovt. Arnientiores will be extended forty kilometres northward. EverythiflK the liermuns can put M^ln*t the British will Im kept on this front and desperato fighting must be expected. Yesterdays gain south of Armen-tle?bH were made mainly through the Portuguese front up(m which the Oerm&ns deliveled thetr njiln assault. The attack had been anticipated aad the present Hue to which the SUiea fell back waa prepared as a counter move to chock the rush. Were Ambitious A captured llermun doimment �kow's thai the Uerninn pluu was very f.Mpfd.it to 111" Hfreld) IMinouton, .\pril 10.-A saving of from |2 to |5 per thousand feet ambitious. They expected to push through as far as Bethune In a drcu-l.ir movement southward along the canal. i'his doi'umeut stated that tho ratio of forces would be three German rcfflments. to tlx British com-pani's and certainly the enemy out-iiiimbc.-ed t)ip allle� gre�tly The lirltlsh division which made Hitch a gallant stand nt Givenchy. twice throwing the Germans out and then holding the place, was recorded as being very weak Tlie Germans begun the attack with an intense bombardment and then put down one of their heaviest barrages thus far see*!. Hnder protec-flon of tills they advanced and having tlltercii through the Portuguese oiil-postK uneaithed In the heavy fog. they threw themselves in the front line through tk� puroksao �f lsMk�r from the Halluck Smith Compskjr, VSi th evidence of L. C. Cksrlawortb, Dep uty .Minister of I>�kUe Wseks. during his esanilnation Wo4aoe4ay morning at the public sceonstg easustttee of the leglatature ky JTssiSt Wsir, mem ber for Nantoo . Tke evidence wsa okttlmd en an investigation of tks lomksr knsine'm � Rear thla in mind wkes rau oasiaaiyMlo dental work. Consider alfo tke fi�tl4bat Dentistry Ai We PracUst It It a Qnlk Art. Drs. Bruner, Richards A NtlsoD Hiih Gi(^dt Anerktn Dentiitry PHONE 363 Ott Btk., 4 Doort irtm Lethbridfe Httal, MlbrMl* lbthbhiooi, albiuta calgary 0FFiei~116a �lOHTH AVfNUf f. comonton'dirg''|cb--S CRietALt ILOOK. ;