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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta letnbribgeVBl'bcrtn PAILV AND eubicrlpllon flat pHlr. dellrsred, per weel delivered, per year Dally, by mtvll, per year Weekly, by mail, per ly, bj- niftU, per year I0a ,.16.00 HM lit) TELEPHONEI Bailness office......., Editorial W. 'A. Hucrianan President and Managing Director. John Business ot eiplry ot subscriptions pear dc'ly on address libel. .Accept- of papers after eiplrellor, li .pur minority to continue thi Jutscrlp- lion. Vour King ind Country yo'J right pt -on" :tb? offensive (bau on Ilia defensive. Tho Htrllsh armies today ire'astride the vauuu'd Ulndeiiburg Lliie at Ylrujrliirlso Cana- dlaua' SI. Jullcri established ajeputa'UcmVhLch Iba army of today11 is proud to emulate., la (do Brent offensive battle- lor Vtmy the Canadians rested from the Huns a yoslUou which the latter believed Impregnable. Tbe results of Ibal bailie ire being seen today hi ch resumption of the coal Industry ID the uortberji parl ol France, and much jiceded coal supply Is being ausmeuted. Canada is proud oC the men of St. end of Vfwy, 1917. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Strikes are rampant In Germeny that ara believed to ta the forerun ners ot a revolution that will dethrone autocracy end Ihe irar. The strikes ara nol betas settled, contrary to reports published, but sra growing la proportions are seriously ham- pering the munition output of Krupp's and other "plants. Revolutionary re- toiulloDS demanding the end o( auto- craUc rule and the, end of tho "war annotations. being pasnd ty tte strikers- sdYsnca In'Champigno and elsewhere contUiuei.' Tie ats'fer- ttj German counter-attacks Bll_along the frcnl are twins persistently i're- pulsed. The British sis-busy irlth arUlfery pteparallon for their next greit drtra oh Lens end the DouaJ pbinj. Tnrker has followed the suit ot.lU Teutonic allies and bas broken rela- tions with United States. NORTH CALGARY LIBERALS MADE A WISE CHOICE. The Herald wishes io congratulate (he Liberals of .North Calgary' their-- choice ,-.ol- MV Davidson, editor .of the; Calgary as canrlldatc (or tie Dominion House, of nomination .was unanimoas, Indtcatlng._tt2t he'enjoys Ibs confidence anA esteem ot hia" fel- low-Liberals of the constituency. jj1 Editor. Daridsoii la Elanding Liberals ot the province. He helletea fri Liberal princrplea, Principles Trith-hJin aro before pi-l? He la no hide-bound as- ha proVen lime and by Ihe st he baa taken on pollLleal oi the day. KD matter what parly may te elected at ejection; the. :of Ccmmona Trili be tlia Eironger for navlnsva-man ot llr DiTidEdn'3 Elunp'ln It! The HeralJ etleada him coneratnlations oh hjs nomination, tad .belteTes the voters of North Calvary Trill see -t( It thai le Is their'rcpreSeDtaUTe. In the nest- THE CAUSE OF THE MINER'S UNREST Coal nijaeS lu the'Kelhbrldje tils lllct are' working every Orders continue to coins la In quan- titles, to keep full crews working lull Ume. Tbo arc that there ueed ba hone ol the usual summer Idleness. Is danger ol a coal famine, lii next Va deaters In tha west sra stocking up'pat the seaaoa wheu the consumption Is low. This Is a pleas Ing slate ot afrtlrs so far as the do- mestic coal field Is concerned. The men In the steam coal districts, however, ere not. working and Ibe atlook Is not.3o bright. There are ndteatlonB that the men will refuse o resums 'work until a new agree- ment, which wilt be sallstuclory to Ueni, fe reiched. The" Increasing csi of living bes resulted (o ike men skin; for a' larger Increase In the rate ot wales than they bad first fn ended 16 iisk-' Canada, cannot afford to have Ihe.'e me-ri fdle much longer. Thera is a need of'all "the coal that can be luced. .Sc'tnethlng muEt be done to tut our coal back on the irbper" basis, it as If the men ere-entitled to every consideration of the enormous Increase in he cnst of living. So long as the gov ernnient refuses to take any steps to dictate food prices and'lo curtail the enormous pfofiU.belns made by mtny ot the manufacturers the men cannol 19 blamed If iiey hold out for a wage permit Lhem to live In de- cenc'y. ,'.1-, The cost of lirlhg Is at the root 01 tie'. present cJfficully between lue nrfscrs operators. So Ions as :hose" wno hare the powor lo cootro this' lo take aclion we may eipect tb'at there, will be unselll ed conditions 'in ou> coal inquatry. fei; Herald welcomes to its change" (able "Frankness From Frank, E'eml-m'cjithly journal; published b the dtBabled; soldiers-In the 'Fianl ililllirr: HospltaL It Is styled "i lend-monthly.' outburst of wise OBJLplierwJse." It Is a brish little jo'urnar'-vhlch is bound to fini a .'welcome trom the public. PICKED UP 'oi. j. 34. JloJ at from sjjlnal uicnlujUis. lio ScrbliQ Relief corutulUc lltOLi, as the tag day. Capt. CoEtlgan well known Calgcry officer. 1ms been hllleil la Major W, B. Curry, son ol J, Curry, K.C., formerly crown a I toruey action Toronto, was fcllleJ fn t'lrc In (ho of! of the Urltlsh Klugslon, newspaper, illtl damage. The Qro orlgiualcd In tba composing' room., T. J. Ma honey, nNoroey of Omaha, Xeb., dropped dead ot heart fti! lii re (n tho senate gallorj- John MVWI yeaw [ary of GnH'b icboc-l boeinl, Jj Col. A- felewart, a well kuonn architect of IlnuitUoii, been killed In There Is mora.than an" empty slom-' Germany today. Tlia all hope of huge" ladem- i" to pay-the enormous praf _debt going gllminering. They see 'staffgering tases ahead ot them 'peace', la declared.- OE Ger- marir's 'flnancfal, position the Wall Street Journal Eays: of'fir ADMIT FREE WHEfj NOT -A WAR MEASURE. seek to draw, attenlton'trom" the fact tbat in 1911 free wheat_Vas defeated by dls gracgfnl" appeals lo ratial prejudice by ..dishonest .lacjlcs calculated to on dennlne Laberal-'poHcies' by talking o CpnUnenUlism, of: Ecparatlowsts and all the _ rest of the flaE-waring gbff, are neFerlnelesa In- JDS lo pave the "way for a cootinuanci or'the and flour policy p; sayiag that, fact Lh'a Hi Is Branled-now'Etricily aa a measure, doubtful iC the de- cision nbV made will be" refers ed wheat flour. TnU femain as long as the American mar- ket is' kept open to -'Canadian pro- this from the Tor- onto NeTTS.'Trhfch -screamed on the ere of. lhe-1911 election, "Are you for GT against the BriUsh crown and the British They know that free wheat will he to the egrfcQltural Interests now as it -would have been In 1811. and they Till Beyer -he repealed. They Snow, th'oy want tho farmers lo tnow, In lha faint hope that the farmers ;wlll forget those''who .fought Ihetr battles at the polls fn 1911. I'rob- ably some of'our farmer friends trill be deceived, but TTC doubt U. -illusory system of 'financing, by which paper was called -gold. will prpra" eniDarrassiDg when Ihe war Is over? "aid Germany attempts to deal with" other :natlqna, A fiTc-fold in- crease. of paper currency suggests bantniplcy- A .-war Inle rests charge amounts a year a serious' "proposition 'to a- jieoplc already, groaning' under laaea that bit info' capital-even before .the war. In Ipio.'lhe chancellor Icllcltaled the -reichataj on'lhe fact that the people Jane Darlow, a noted writer, wbo received the honorary degree of U, Lilt., from Dublin' university, Is dead. Fines paid by violators o( toe On- tario Temperance acl, which 'tito effect fn September last, doubled tho 1916 revenue of tbo -Windsor po- lice court lo The children cf Ike late John and Mrs. Kerr. of I'elrglea, as a ruemorlal, to their parents, ivJped out Iho debt on tho yresbyterlan church In Pet- rolea. The wife of Dr. W. E. Roterlson, Canadian Presbyterian missionary, died la Hooau, China. She was a daughter of tho late Rev. Xathanlcl Smlln, of Toronto. John G rani an. is dying at the Hotel Dieu, -wllh two irac- lures ot the skuU, suslalued in a quar- rel orer wives with Georgo at the home cf Ihe latter in Ford. Out of a list of 4SQ names ol Wood- stock eligible supplied by Ibe Nal- (o'nal Service coinuitsslon, .SO have already been Canvassed, 'and only three were Induced Ub enUat In the C. R P. Almas, baggageman at the Toronto, Hamilton Baffalo freight sheds, has Just received word that bis stepson, Norm'ab who has died in Vancouver, 'left 'Mm a for- tune ol Cannera and iobbers" met at Chi cago to prepare plans for Ihe canning of only perishable products, such as fruits and vegetables, duripg the war. Thi3 fs said lo be necessary because ol a shortage 6t tin. A 335 pounds, and valued 'at J15, .was'donat ed by Jobii Edge Hill, to, Durham Presbyterian. Ladles' Aid society for their" Red Cross work, and with-it the 'ladles have realized J538. Among the Vancouver officers tilled In the Vimy Ridge acllob was Lieut, fourth eon 61 .ieuL-CoK-T.. 'provincial of lands' at New Westmin lef. The German emperor. and Ms kro- ner, .Prince Henry ot Prussia, were I dropped, from honorary membership n the York: Yacht, club. Three lundrcd members and 50 yachts also were eliminated from the. rolls of the organization, Jl was announced. Col. .E- A. of Toronto, of- icer commanding 'the .Canadians at. has been given' _tHe command at Shorncline. Lleut.-CoI. arJ Ulain, M. I' wllh a puito of Major D. of the' illaa medical coriu, liaa beau Appolutcil (o com maud a lioEpftal sntp In 'tbo British United SlBlos Ellui IB seriously 111 nt Ccnstautluopld" wlilj spotted typhoid, accordiUE to a ,'dta- ptitch from UerUu. ,V- A warning to the rcaldenU o[ Ed- monton, of tbo itojslbEMty of 'p. flood In Iho SafcJtskheH-tm river llils summer has givou by a A messngo has bcon ro eel veil 3lflt- Ing lhat'Pte. JRIUCS P. Schofleld. EOH of James H, SchofielJ. M.IMV for Trail, has been wound cd. Philip Jr., Judge of Huron county Eluce J503, Is dead. Ho was a former law partner