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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATUBDAY, APniL 20, 1918 TI IE LETHBRIDGE � DA 1LY I: H A LI) PAGE THIRTEEN U.mCEEDSIHE > LOSS BY SUBS Wasjiington, April 20.-Ship construction'in thlB country hag exceeded many fold American ioBHea by aub-luuriliea since the United States �n-t^red the war, slilppln;; 'board offlc- ielR said in dlBcuBsing the Htatoment of the Oerman minister of the navy. Vice Admiral Von Capelle, before the luftin committer of the relchstag, that U-hoat olnkiDRB wero thrice or six-Cold the tonnaga.pf new Britiih construe-'tlon. It was pointed out that he made no such claim with respect to American hipping which has suffered the loas of only three or tour vessels since war was declared. Sinkings of AtuArican ships were more frequent whan the United States was netitral an dthey went iniarraod against attaok. It was said today that not, more than forty merchant shlpH flying the American flag liad been IohI from all causesslnce the war began nearly four years ago. wash -7 It's no uncommon thinC for saleglady to mention LUX to help her make a sale. So widespread is the reputation of these dainty, little satiny soap wafers that almost every Canadian woman knows about LUX. If you don't-just get a package to�day. It shows the modern way to perfectly washed silks, woollens, laces, lawns, crepe-de-chines, etc., without rubbing. Won't Shrink Woollens BritUk MaJi. by LEyER BROTHERS LIMITED. TORONTO Dd aoM hy M toed grocm HAIG THAIS M ^ SALVATION AIY New Yoi-k, April 20.-A. message to General Willtani Booth in London from Field Marshal niiig, complimenting the Salvation Army lor service It has rendered to Uie Hritisli armies In Prance, was read at a dinner held hero last night by leaders of (he army to discuss methods of raising $250,000 more for war woric on the western front. "Solvation Army workorB have shown themselves to bo of the right .sort," said General Haig's message. "I value their presence hero as l)eing one of the host influences on the moral and spiritual welfare of th". troops at the bases. The inestimable value of these influences is realized when the niDralc of the troops is aftenvards put to the test at the front. "The huts which the Salvation army has staffed have been addition to the comfort of the soldiers which has been greatly appreciated. 1 shall bo glad if you will convey the thanks of all ranks of the British Expeditionary FoTces in France to the Salvation Army for its continued good work," .j> .> > i> � > ? THE KAISiR AT JERUSALEM ? > � �>?>'> * 4 When the present Emperojf of Germany decided to visit Jerusalem in company with the liiiipress, in the wi/itor of 1S98-1S99, many prophecies were rife, founded upon a superstitious belief, of recent growtli, that royal couples visiting the Holy Land will moot soon after with some calamity. A visit to Palestine and Jerusalem has immediately preceded the death' of ten members of the house of Hapsburg. The iCmperor of Austria's brother, the Archduke Charles Louis, accompanied by his wife, visited Jerusalem and died sliort-ly afterward. The emperor's son, Rudolph, accompanied by the Crown Princess Stephanie, visited Palestine and returned home only to-die tragically at Moyorling. Prince Frederick of Schleswig-Holstcin, uncle of the German Empress, visited Palestine on his bridal trip and died at Jaffa. Shortly after the Grand Duke Sergius of Russia visited Jerusalem with lii.s wife, she had to appeal to tlio v.zar for protection against his brutality. The calamity which immediately resulted to the Kaiser took a hishly humorous form when Le Rirc, the Frencli "Punch," devoted an entire issue to an imaginary diary of the Emperor's trip. This hilarious .satire, which made of the-august one a laughing stock which convulsed all Europe, and which has just been presented in an English translation by the George M. Doran Company at this timely moment when British' troops are in Jerusalem, revives with its re- I. J mm II ii (Si' "The food crisis is grave and urgent beyond the possibility of exaggeration."-Sir Robert Borden Help To Feed Yourself Arci you only a "destroyer of rations" / when you might be ^ food producer? Every pound of food that can be grown in Canada and made available for export, will be desperately needed by those who are bearing the brunt of the fighting and the suffering. The amount of food produced this year will be absolutely limited by the extent to which people in cities and towns become food producers-there is no other labor re^rvje. WHERE DO YOU BELONG? O9 the Farm? Thousands of men are urgently needed on faims in this province to niake possible increased production of food. Those who could go .iiid yet hold back, should hot forget that, unless production is greatly increased, hundreds of thousands of people will die of starvation. '' In the War Garden? By~ growing vegetables in home gardens or on vacant lots, and thus helping to feed themselves, city and town people can leave the farmers free to grow more food for export. All that is produced in this way is gaitLand a net addition to the national food supply. War Garden service is not sufficient for the man whose rightful place is on the farm^ But the War Garden does offer an opportunity for tens of thousands of people,*hose' circumstances oblige t^em to remain in the city, to have at least a small part as food producers. Interest the boys and girit in the War Garden, for they too can lielp to grow food. \ If there is a garden or vaciant lot movement in your community associate yourself with it. . If no organization exists, do what you can to interest your' neighbours in the War Garden campaign. ^ Write to your Provincial Department of Agriculture for additional information. CANADA FOOD BOA^^t^ 1 Chaimutn. (In co-operation with the Provincial Departments of Agriculture) Where Life Itself Depends On A Clean Shave The man who faces a 1918 gas attack with a mask that does not fit quite tight, comes out a casualty-if he cbmes out at all! Even a two or three days growth of beard under the rubber facing of the mask will let in gas enough to be dangerous-it can be fatal I That's why clean shaving means more to our boys than comfort-more even than morale-it means life I Keen as our own troops are on shaving, our'American Allies are going us one better. Every soldier under the Stars and Stripes will be supplied with a Safety Reizor. What jibout your Soldier boy ? Has he a razor thai will give him a clean and comfortable shave right in the firing line^ where his life depends on perfed; protedlion ? The one razor that has ^ood every test of adtive service is the Gillette. It does a quick, clean job anywhere. The men who are Gillette-equipped swear by it--and the rest envy, or borrow t Gillette Set No. 19 XJmil your boy gets a Gillette Safety Razor, his personal equip- Khaki Soft Roil Set ^^^^" '