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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Ptiftnt THE LETHBRlDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 1918 ietb'Jtftje Detail Xetb�ri&jer llberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor* and Publishers JTNE lethbridge herald print- INQ COMPANY, LIMITED 123 6th Street South. Lethbrldflu W. A. President and Managing Director John Tonance - - Business Managor Business Editorial TELEPHONES Office .............. 1252 Office .............. 1224 Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week .10 Daily, delivered, per year .....15.00 Daily, by mail, par year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mail, per year .....$1.50 .Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S.. $2.0* Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on address label. Acceptance of papers r.ftc. expiration date la  our* authority ' to cojntinuo the subscription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The Germans in their attacks of the past few days have bent a sharp sali-.eut into the British lines between Vpres and Bethune. and by the capture of Jierville last night, makes the depth of that salient now more than ten miles from the starting point of the drive. This furnishes the most critical period the British troops have yet faced. That it is critical Is intimated by the trade, after the present hostilities j cease, unless the Central Powers [ come to terms with the Allies Without1 delay. A writer on economics in a ! Paris paper recently outlined a plan I of boycotting German products, some-1 thing nlongHhe, following lines: Tlie Germans ought to be told that if tboy agree to peace within six months their' prodjicts- will be ox-cludod from the Allies' markets for five years only; if the war lasts another year, our boycotting should con- j t in no ton years sifter the signaturo ! of peace, and so forth. It would thus bo' left, to Germany herself to decide how long the boycott on her trade would last. The weakness of suck commercial pacifism would seem to bo in thinking that Germany is governed by German traders. It has been made abundantly evident -within the last few-months especially that the people who decide the policy of Germany are the German military caste. The main effect of the last tariff threat, after the Paris conference, seemed to be to stiffen the hold of the German militarist party on the German traders and wage-slaves. Leaving out of consideration the likelihood that the Germans must expect to be boycotted for a generation, in any case, the plain answer to the economic ultimatum idea would seem to be that Germany's military- rulers have long since abandoned all regard for trade prospects, such as might be j based on pre-war ideas of world trade. As the London New Age's article ably brought out, "Prussia has come to regard herself as the predestined pioneer of the new world civilization- the civilization of German, kultur." The threat of boycott might possibly :�. Herman Umphrer, a pioneer settler of the'. BrtaimY Man. district; Is T Jdead ' message .from Sir Douglas Haig to his troops that with their backs to tha J �* �8e� �T the Prussian militarists to wall, there must be no retreat on this I stiffen the German masses to renew front, every man defending his posi tion to the last. The Germans were successful last eight i); taking Merville. and their apparent aim in this direction is the railway Junction of Aire, about eight miles - farther on, but they have as yet failed to make but little headway towards this gbal. They were-repulsed in sharp attacks last night at other points also, and the British managed to regain a little ground at Festubert. QUEBEC AND WOMAN SUFFRAGE. The people of Quebec have ideas all their own. While the English-speaking provinces of Canada are practically a unit in declaring in faTor of votes for women, the French-Canadians are of the opinion that the wo men should stay at home and let the men vote. It appears as if the French Ganadiaus art; quite satisfied with the backwardness of that province and do not care' to follow the enlightened lead of Western Canada. However the women of Canada are to have the vote, and in the opinion Of the Herald it will lead to better conditions, even in Quebec. Certainly conditions there could not be much worse. The French-Canadian women, let us hope, will have a stimulating effect when they learh to appreciate the power of the ballot. HELP ALONG DAYLIGHT SAVING SCHEME. - When you go to bed tonight put the clock ahead an hour. That's what the daylight saving measure, which received royal assent on Friday amounts to. It is very easily done, and the plan will save many hoars of daylight during the six months it will be in effect this year. When you get up at eight o'clock on Sunday morn ing, it will really be seven o'clock, but after a few days you wfll forget that the clock has ever been changed. The Herald nas heard of a Lew in dividuaU who say the daylight saving �chemc is crazy. There must be a lot of crazy people in the world then, tor has it not been adopted 'in some 12 European countries and also in the United States. So the best thing for those who are opposed to fast time is to fall in line with the scheme and forget the opposition. And in reality, under the new plan, Lethbridge will be nearer to sun time than under the old scheme. At present we are taking our time from Broadview. We are much closer to Nelson where the clocks are advanced an hour over the mountain time under which we operate. The previous trouble with all attempts at daylight saving in Canada was that they were isolated. Cities made the attempt but as the railways could not change their time unless all changed it was necessary to have two different time pieces to keep track of the hours. This difficulty has bean removed and we expect the change to bp hailed with gladness. THE COMMERCIAL PACIFIST PLAN. - ; In spite of the experience of the Paris economic conference, in seeking 1 to weaken the enemy in planning war on German trade after the present ; war, there are still people who think Out the war can be shortened by such � eiebuomlc threats/ says the Ottawa Ci- thtan. Leading then, financially and otherwise, in Great Britain, the Unit- sfewjfi^ { :fevc$;of theAllies presenting an[ ultimatum to the Central Powers, declaring an extension of the war into ed desperate resistance; otherwise the militarists who rule Germany, and commit any and every crime with an easy conscience in the pursuit of civilizing the world, would be likely to treat the boycott ultimatum with contempt. Tha Prussian militarists are fighting for their continued existence. They are not amenable to trade bargaining or boycott threats. They rule in Germany, and they mean to hare world-power or downfall. So long as they survive, peace cannot apparently be won by commercial peace terms. The defeat of Prussian militarism would seem to be the only way open to the Allies to restore peace to the world. It may possibly be helped by revolution within Germany; and perhaps more use could be made of the diplomatic arm of the Allies in bringing the downfall of militarism about. Threats of boycott and tariff warfare after the war seem to be of doubtful value, however, in hammering at the head of Russia. Rev. Dr. J. G. Shearer, secretary of the Presbyterian Social Service department, has been invited to become the secretary of tha Social Service Council of Canada, Ulster Is ready for conscription but does not want Home Rule. The south of Ireland wants Home Rule but no conscription. " Lloyd-George proposes both and Ireland seethes. This is a funny old world. There's a lot-of talk now about the long range gun being-manufactured in Philadelphia that -will shoot 105 miles. If it should happen .to spot the. Kaiser It would be worth the trouble of making it. Otherwise It isn't likely to accomplish much more than the German scare {run. It is stated,that the Canadian Northern err shops at Port Mann will he put in operation shortly. A large quantity of material now lying at Winnipeg is to be forwarded to the coast immediately. The shops hare a capacity tor five can a day.-' Saskatoon business men and property owners are complaining of the increase of the rate of taxation to 33.50 mills on the dollar, from 21.80 last year. It has been suggested to the council that collections for the depreciation funds should be suspended until after the war. A. M. McDermott, B.3.A.. who has held the position as teacher of agriculture at the Collegiate 'institute, Weyburn, for two years, has been appointed to a position in the provincial department of education and will have charge of agricultural extension work in collegiate institutes. A r,-cent fare on trolley cars within the limits of Hartford, Conn., and as fare in adjoining towns now collected by the Connecticut (trolley) Company instead of the former 5-cent fare, is not an unreasonable rate, according to the Public Utilities Commission. The city of^Hartford petitioned the city to compel the company to re-establish the 5-cent rate, alleging that the increase was- unreasonable. 4 9. Swlnford, connected with the Indian department for 35 years,' is dead at ^Winnipeg. � John A/Darbvi Who h>ft St. Thomas, Ont., and located In Winnipeg in 1891, is dead. ~ F. D. Blakely, a well known Winnipeg publisher, is dead. H* was born near Owen Sound. [ Herbert R. Yates, C.E.. of Brantford, died the day following the death of Ma wife's mother. Telescope*, in use in Canada have been iricreaatd from one to ever 19.3 persons in 1912 to one to every 13.4 In 1M7. ' .There will %e about SO per cent, increase in theamoimt of land cropped in the Granrf^rairie district, Peace rivor, this spflng The annual convention of the Sas katchewan branch of the Canadian Press association will be held at Sas katoon on Mar 10 and 11. Manitoba College, Winnipeg, conferred the degree of D.p. upon Rev. Jas. Savage,'pastor of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian church. Bran don. B. T. Bucke, who has been law officer of the attorney-general's department, Hegina. for, the last eight or nine years, hat been appointed a magistrate with provincial-wide jurisdiction. Train service to Gull Lake and other points west of Lacombe, Alberta, will be carried out this year, and on this line will,appear for the first time in the province of Alberta a train driven by gasoline-hydraulic transmission. By using a tractor to pull water wagons oh Saskatoon streets the city will effect a saving of $25 a day, according to Commissioner C. J. Yor-ath. The commissioner said that eight teams of horses were required to float the streets, costing $39 a day. If a tractor were purchased it would do the same work for $14.95. The effect of prohibition is strik- H THE FOLLY IN BUYING BLINDFOLDED OW many men and women In this community do their (shopping blindfolded T Funny when yoo think of it that thinking men and women will play "Blind Man's Buff with their money. You don't have to shop blindfolded unless you want to. The Out-of-Town Houses started the Big Game of "Blind Man's Buff." But, it's a dangerous game for us to play in our town. It isn't s fair game. It isn't fair to ourselves. It isn't fair to our community. It isn't fair to our home merchant. He is helping ua, co-operating with us, working with us to upbuild and improve all our home Institutions. Then, let us play fair with ourselves and with him. Let us give the home merchant the first chance. That Is all he asks. of gas flowing, drawn, or pumped from or produced by a well. With every one of the sixty odd bills passed the legislature is ready ingly illustrated in the logging > tor prorogation Saturday after a camps of the1 Queen Charlotte Is- lands, where there is at present a 1 Friday night with the object of attain very cosmopolitan population. The workers include, outside of Anglo-Saxons, Afghans, Sikhs, Turks, Japanese, Chinese^ Indians, Russians, strenuous session. The house sat late ing this end, and it was approaching the adjournment when an amendment was carried raising the exemption limits for income tax, under.the Edmon South Americans, Germans and ' ton city charter from $600 ana ,$1,200 Auatrians. Thn authoring mivni* tfrfr gngle aVd'mfcrrlei^lbfeh respecfive- Auatrians. The authorities report that the men all get along together very well, comparatively few cases of disorder arising. The provincial police say the lack of liquor principally explains the absence of crime. (Costmvmd mo* Fkojtt Pasb> It was felt that the English Medical Council hid not acted fairly in regard to these. Dr. State pointing out that in this matter it was more a matter of principle than practice said that the men who had been alluded to could secure reciprocity, if they liked, through Ontario where they had graduated. Extend Moratorium By an amendment carried in committee of the whole house Friday night the legislature extended the provis-i ions of the moratorium granted by the gmntled baker who wanted to get j volunteers and reservists act to mem-even with his employer. The ground I bers of the home guard organizations glass story is about on a par with our j for six mouths after the passing of the formaldehyde scare. j legislation, The measure as amended only ap- The Spokesman-Review advises its readers to take no stock in the ground glass spy stories going the rounds in the states. Out of thousands which have been investigated only one had any foundation, and id that case ft. was perpetrated by a dis- Tve heard of you. Put 'it there." Thus a wounded Canadian addressed the King, who was passing and stopped for a word with the broken lad. His Majesty "put it there'' with alacrity and rejoiced at the greeting. Can plies to those on active service but i*. was !elt by the majority of the committee that those who had been enjoying the privileges of the moratorium should not be deprived of tho advantages they enjoyed under it. The act which as amended was later read a third time, and passed extends anyone imagine the horror, the anger I relief to all men and women engaged ' on active service either on behalf of Canada, the Imperial government or the Allies for two years after the declaration of peace. At the same time the act for the relief of mortgagors and purchasers was also passed. The amendment which was moved by H. J. Montgomery of WetaBkiwin readB, J,tbe provisions of which would seize the German officers If a German private dared to speak to Ua sovereign in so casual manner? Flagrant les majeste of that ..sort would, not be tolerated, says the Toronto News. in a predicament and the protection should not be cut off suddenly. Soldlsr* Grateful Capt. Pearson remarking that the soldiers appreciated the legislation the house had passed for their benefit said he thought they would have no Objection to the protection sought In the amendments. Personally he had none. Hon. Wilfrid Gariepy said there was a wrong impression as to the people who had been seeking the protection of this legislation. "I ara a member of the 101st," lie informed the house. "I joined it two years ago with no idea that this legislation would protect any member of the 101st. I have attended drill twice a week with no idea of protection from my creditors. I don't need it. I have met hundreds of men of all ages from the city, and district, and we can't say these men are paupers, and down and out. Mr. Ramsey-"I referred only to men who joined for a purpose." Mr. Gariepy accepting the Hon. members' explanation asserted that the 101st was not deserving o' all tho criticism that had been passed upon it in the house on several occasions The 101st he said had served its purpose in creating a proper spirit throughout the city, and he knew that hundreds of young men who had been drilling were ready to Join when the time of enlistment, came. On a standing vote the amendment was carried. Female Labor A restriction upon the employment of female help in restaurants and such places at night is indicated by an amendment of- the factories act which has been reported for third reading. This amendment which Premier Stewart states applies to restaurants ly to $1,000 and $1,600, but JUBt before the adjournment cam* It looked as if everything, would not be In readiness for the closing act on Saturday. , Springs a Surprise Fred Davis, the Conservative member for Gleichen sprang a surprise on the other side of the house when he rose to make a motion for the re-committal of the act familarly known as the cow" bill for the purpose of'ex-cradfng^fmnv the'beneftt of the legislation unnaturalized aliens. The pro- posed amendment was seconded by James Weir, Nanton. Hon. J. R. Boyle, rising to order, called attention to the rules that required notice when it was sought. to recommit a -bill to consider an important amendment. The speaker taking this view it was suggested that the opinion of the house could be taken on the simple question of recommittal. A standing vote was then taken on that issue, and the motion to recommit was rejected by 25 to 14. PRESBYTERIAN Knox Church Corner 4th Ave. and 8th "Street 8. Rev. Capt. A. h. Denoon, Pastor F. Burns. Acting Pastor. 18 DECORATED Port Arthur, Ont., April 12.-Captain Stanley Rosevear of Port Arthur, as brought down his twenty-first German airplane and has been awarded bar to his Distinguished Service Cross. Captain Rosevear brought down three machines on one day and two each on two consecutive days. In eleven consecutive days he made a score of ten German planes. He was recently promoted from Lieutenant to Captain and has been personally congratulated by the admiralty. this act do not affect the rights of any: reads, "No woman, except by special person previously enjoying pretention! permission of an inspector in writing, from actions under the provisions of; shall be employed in any factory, shop, thiB act herein, amended for a periodoffice, or office building between the of six months from the date of the 1 hours' of ten o'clock in the evening, passing of this act, except as to j and eight o'clock of the following day." liability for taxes of any description."! Tax on Power Companies By an amendment of Hon. J. R. j Every company or corporation which Boyle stay of proceedings were also extended to six months after the passing of the act. Mr. Ewing referring to the raort- carries on business wholly or partly in a city, or town of a population exceeding 16,000 other than a municipal corporation and the main object of HUN OFFENSIVE IN PALESTINE London, April 12.--The Turkish and German forces in Palestine, Wednesday opened an . offensive, attacking the British front near the coast, the Avar office announces. gagors and purchasers act did not see! which, In the opinion of the minister, why these people should get double- j is the generation, distribution, supply ,------or sale of motive power or energy of any description shall pay a tax of 81,000 according to the bill amending the corporations taxation act reported for third reading in the legislature Friday night. The measure also raises the tax on the head offices of banks from $1,000 to $1,200 and, on branches from $125 barrelled protection, j .Mr. Hamsey did not see why those who had Joined these organizations j not for the purpose of going overseas i should get any further action ? j Mr. Lossard said that 75 per cent ? ! of them were old timers, and tho sons ? i of many of them had gone to the > front. ? Attorney-General Cross mentioned 1 to $200. ? i that 3000 in Edmonton and 2500 in | Every gas company supplying gas Calgary had been protected by the for illuminating or ojfjier purpose piu-mo'ratorhim, - and he thought they { cr than a municipal corporation, shall Rev. W. Regular services at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. 10 a.m.: Boys Department. 12.30 a.m. Big Sisters' Bible Class. 2.30 p.m.: Big Brothers' Bible Class. 1.00 p.m.: Other Departments of Sunday School t p.m.: Chinese Class. THE UNITED CHURCH_OF NORTH LETHBRIDGE Rev. E. J. Hodgins, B.A., Pastor 1271 5th Ave. N. Phone 1659 10 a.m.: Junior Class Meeting. 10 a.m.: Boys' Department of the Sunday School. 11 a.m.: Morning Service: A Chalk Talk, "Evil Habit and Its Cure." 2.00 p.m.: Beginners and Primary Depts. of the Sunday School in the Church Hall 2.00 p.m.: Girls' Dept. of the Sunday* School in the Church. 3.15 p.m.: Adult Dept. of the Sunday School in the Church. Rev. Mr. Cragg will speak. 7.30 p.m.: The Girls and Ladles who attended the Conference at Calgary will, with the pastor, have chargo of the service. METHODIST Wesley Church Rev. Chas. E. Cragg, B. D., Pastor. Residence 320 11th 8t. S. Phones: Parsonage 404, Church Study 408 Claude Hughes, Musical Director 11 a.m.: Morning Worship: Subject, "God Our Hope and Help." 12 noon: Bible School and Bible Classes. " , � 7.30 p.m.: Evening Service. A upeoial service for tho> Boy Scouts and the Camp Fire Girls. ANGLICAN CHRIST ADELPHIANS and he y; hhould not he entirely cut off at oneo., pay a tax of $500 and every private ****6�**4V*�**.s.**l' ^Mr,'J l1 U,cIlell tnouKht. the People j natural gas company a tax of one- SALVATION ARMY Adj. and Mrs. Hamilton, officers In charge. Sunday, 11 a.m., 3 and 7.30 p.m. Sunday School, 2 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday, 8 p.m. Tuesday, 7.30 p.m., Corp Cadets. Wednesday, 2 p.m.. Home League. T p.m.: Life Saving Scouts and Guards, The Citadel Band in attendances,.' Sunday and Thursday Services. Everybody Welcome "ASSOCIATED BIBLE STUDENTS Room 12. Stafford Block S'.indsiy, 7.30 p.m.:'Bible Study on the Book of Revf)httion. Vedneaday, 8 p.m.: Bible Study an "The Atonement Between God arid Man," followed by prayer and testimony meeting. � teats Free. No Collection. Ilect In ths Moose Hall, Hlglnbotham Biosk. Entrance 5th St. and 2nd Avenue South Wednesdays: 8 p.m., Bible Class. Sundays at 10 a.m. to commemorate the Lord's Death, and at 7.30 p.m. to proclaim the glad tidings of the Kingdom of God. Subject: "The World's Crisis in the Light of Prophecy." All Scats Free rjo Collection PENTECOSTAL PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY 8. O. E. Hall, next, Y. M. C. A. Rev. C. M. Neve, Pastor Res. 357 16th 8t. N. Hear Evangelist J, R. Scott, of Los Angeles, tell the story of his life, part two, at the. Pentecostal Mission, (next Y. M. C. A.) on Sunday evening at 7.30. Everybody Welcome St. Cyprian"* Church Cor. 11tn 8tre�t and Sth Ave. South, Rev. Canon W. V. McMillan. S.A, Rector Matins--11 a. m. Sunday School enl Bible Classes, 3 p.m. EVENSONG 7.30 p.m. Holy Communion-1st and ltd Son-days at 8.00; 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11 a.m. Baptism-4th Sundays at 4 p.m. BAPTIST First Baptist Church Christian Church Cor. 3rd Ave. and 8th St. 8. Oliver L..'Curtis, Pastor Connaught Mansions The Sunday School at 10,80 and every ;. member present on .time. . The Fagans will bo here to begin the meeting. Mr, Fngan will preach In the morning and also Mrs. Fagan will sing, a solo. The C. E. of the United Church, North Lethbridge, will meet with the C. E. of the Christian Church. The public cordially invited. Cor. 3rd Ave. and Sth St S. Rev. C. Baker, Patter Services 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Morning Service in the interests of young people. "How to Best Determine the Needs of Young Life." II- P.M. Subject: "Exeklel's Crowning Vision and Christianity's Supreme Mission." Sunday School st IS a.m. Sunday Evening Prayer Meeting St 7.00 p.m. downstairs. The pastor will preach. All Are Welcome CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHRISTIAN SCICNCI SOCIETY Hull Block, 7th 8treet S. Sunday Service at 11 a.m. Subject: "Are Sin, Disease and Death Real7" .Sunday School convenes after the morning service. Wednesday evening, Testimony masting at 8 pm. The reading room is open dail/ except Sundays and legal holidays, from S to 5 p.m. Here, the Bible and authorized Christian Science literature may be read, borrowed or purchased. The public Is cordially Invited to attend the church services, also ta visit the reading room.______ ;