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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TIIK M'.l lll'.l'.IIX.K DAILY n.��.rAl.n Citizens in a Furore Over *Joke' $4500 Garbage 'Can' t 1. t.fithbrldRn li todny ro\lnrttnR It* fnrhane with ii |4.'no motor truck. | l^ettabrldte rltlinn:^ today, �incp CPBlnR the lr�rV in mtloii. mn coUBtt-liiR In llttl* knot* nn tlu> Htrntrtn arul ('ondnmnlng in no iincortnin mitnn�r tlie k�tlon o( the rlly hundred dollar* that I |4,B0O niih pan tint cotimll hun (lurchaROd. It's thn Jok�> of tlif r"��on and a good rhanr� for Hoinoboily to roBlgn." The main kirk about tli" trmk Ik that It l� abnoluti'ly iiiiMiiili'-altogether about oiic- and out; half tlmea what one of ilif old oiiriiorm; dump carta will hold (�oti''idoi ing thi-fart that garbaRe Is vory ll(?ht. Ii make* the rlty look absurd to h�>p tin-  ruck trundling to tlir- jraibaKi' dunip with whnt one good hor!r Im punt the Joke atage - It's seiiousi,"u'icalculations. but none were morp >;rS'voui. than to underpstimate the power of America Britain, ho said. ii, conIi(iractlce that doctrini^ lo nhow tliul in the case of Germany it is Buccpsstul. Object of GermHns "It was quite clear from the events now Bolng on In the went that the object of the Germuns was. to overcome one fraction of the forces opposed to them in the belief that It these forces were knocked out the others must give in and a German peace must be the result. It was for this reason that they had concentrated their effort a In front o( the British army. "Waa that military calculation going to succeed? (Cries of "No. No"). There were many reasons why It �hould not. Perhaps the most Important was becauao the higher German command were determined that this land atruggle ahould come to an end before the United States could bring its forces to bear upon the wesieni front "The Germans had made mtiny false calculations In the course of the war. One was when they tUuutfht that the first passing would bring them to Parts; but it only brought them to the Atarne Another was that tbey thought nothing would Induce Aiuer-Ktt oither to break oft diplomatic re-lailons with tbem or enter the war. "Another misculculutlon was when they not only boosted but believed that a few months of unvestrlctud submarine warfare would destroy the re-alatauce of Great Drltuiu. 'These were miscalculations from which the Germans were stilt suffering and from which they would suffer until peace came to the world. "Ai the Qermana have been proved hopeleialy wrong In their estimates of the Ideala, deatrea and determination tthe American people," aald Mr. Bal-ir, "so they will be proved wrong In tbeir estimate aa to the speed with which the Americans will be able to tarry out their purpose and program. "The thought uppermost in all BHt-, Ish minds today Is chiefly that Amer-1(t() in a niutor truck. I liavoni seen the tnicU yd Imt I'm told u couple of lienx niixlit , j find room to build ibclr �chI.s ii- it ' i without fighting for air." ' I says Not Bitllt to Order ( None of tlie coninils.sionprs were i available at the city ball wIimi iIic Herald i aib'iL but Hupl. Mnrriii of tlie Hirect.'i department explained that ilie . triiik wa^ not built at'iordlng to spec I iricatidiis 'I'tie IkhIv. lie said, hi con I Hiructed for liuuling Kami rather tliuu , i garbage. Mr. Morris of courno had no � I ( riliciKm to offer, iiui, lie was not loud j i In Ills defense of the new ncqiilBition. ' General Condemnation Miiny other old (*rtr. iIioukIi vejy few of ilie men have KOiie to oilier wiirk for ilie .summer. The Driimheller iniiie.o ,ire pnnth ally all closed, and ilie miners are ro-iiiK away, hiii few of llieni are dilfilim to the soulheni tields The (jui'.'tion is one wlilili i . u�;sl^tsl.ttlcrs 16 to 24 montht eld. Th��e may be seen at THE FARMERS' FEED BARN, Third Street, Lethbrldg*. J. H. Patrick ft Son, Alexamlra Hotel TH? MERCHANTS BANK H��d Office iMontmL OF CANADA E�Ubli�h�d 1884. LBTHBRtDGB BRANCH, MONARCH BRANCH. NOBLBFORD BRANCH. R. i. DINNING, Mea�