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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBI^IDGB DAILY HEBAt4> Tl ESDAY, APRIL 23, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus Ml? ^M>TH I "a 'oEND\NO 5"^'iE!5 - I WANT -) VOICE - TO LET H\r^ %.^r^Ct Its THE mm IN A e>�R.O IM CAe am creat heavens: VOU ARE. MOT COINC TO HIT TH^T MAN WITH TH/>Or oh;no-' F"OF* HIM - �)M�TH l"> THEMAN I WANT - HE THE ONE THAT TOL.O ^OO THl-s MAts COOUO "^lN : : : : � > � i* CONSCRIPTION IN NEWFOUNDLAND IN SPITE OF YANKEES Bill Donovan's smile was entitled to all the publicity that it got wiien he managed the Yankees. liill silll ha.^ II. and it is as broad as ever, in spite ui the Yaiikses of the past three yi-ai's. St, Johns, Nfld., April 23.-- With the )u: act as proposed men between those ages who- are unmarried oi' widowers without children dependent on them will be linldti for raiUtary service. COALDALE Coaldale, April 22.-The past week ban not ijeen as good growing wejtther as might have beeji wished. The cool weather while not conducive to plant growth has been mosl favorable to the horses l|!at are being worked full htime. The pasture and hay crops are showing more progress than tho grain crops, although the i.'itter are developing good root system.s for the warm days ahead. The hot wind on Saturday took a lot of moisture from the land that could have been very well retained, but it is not supposed that th.> dust storm of the evening did any damage to the crops, ' TABER Taber, April 2o'-Seeding is in full swing now, the weather being most propltioua. A large crop is being put in and the farmers are opUraistlc. The only ,cloud on the horizon is the amendment to the Military Service Act recently passed, cutting off exemptions from all single men between the ages of 20 and 22 years. This will reduce 'he manpower of Alberta, and is going to seriously affect some- farmers. However, we realize that it is only tho grave military crisis of the present hour that has led the government to lake this stringent measure. ORION Orion, .\pril 20.-In spite of the high wind? which we have had (his week, seeding lias gone ahead with one or two excoptions, farmers have braved the elements. It is too early to estimate the amount to he put in crop this year hut a good increase in wheat is euro. Several farmers had scut away for seed whei-i from tho seed houses. If condition's permit a good many farmers will break new ground this spring with the intention of increasing 9r� ^ <� lll� au'DOgt: uf the flat t-tfii for 1�18, are masquerading as farmers. On Sunday. April 21st, at the Forum meeting the Hev. .Mr. Taylor replied effectively to the arguments addressed by the RussoUltes for the removal of tli^ censor.ihlp from their literature, such as 'The Finished Mystery." iThe ("'orum meeting adopted a resolution, .prepared by Mr. Hawkins, expressing its 'high appreciation of the character and services of Mr. George Bain, its late president and Its sorrow at his untimely end; and also conveying to Mrs, Bain and the bereaved relatives a heart-felt sympathy in their sore affliction. The. meetings of the Forum will 'be discontinued Ull the fail, Tho Revs. Philps and 'raylor and .Messrs. AloRoberls and Ilazlcy were appointed a committee to deal with any matters pertaining to the t'onum in the interval, and to revive the organization in the autumn. Mr. \V. A. Levitt, of Lethbridge visited Taber on Sunday to organize a committee for lining up Taber in the Dominion-wide campaign, May 7th and 8tli, in tlie intere,sts of the Military Service tJcpartment of the y. .'\1. C. A. He w"ill return during the week and complete arrangements. closed the evening entertainment with the rousing chorus "Over There." Not as large an audience"^wa3 present as was anticipated by those in charge but however, we hope in the future these rallies will be better attended, as they are very Interesting and Instructive. The next will convene at 7.30 Tuesday evening. April 23rd. Mrs. F. Karren was pleasantly surprised on Friday afternoon by a number of her friends. Mrs. Hal! and Mrs. Taylor spent tho week end visiting in Cardston. Mr. Orlando Rich will shortly open up a vulcanizing shop here. His headquarters will be along First West street. The Red Cross are In receipt of .i cheque for $21.65 from the Magrath Mjat Market the per cent, of the sales of tho day advertised as Red Cross Day. Thoy acknowledge it with thanks. , A number of school girls and boy .scouts turned out on Friday afternoon and assisted in cleaning the Red Ooss rooms (yow ready for sewing during the summer. The Y. L. M. I. A. had charge on Saturday. A neat sum was turned into the treasury. The lucky numbers for the Red (Cross quilts were held by Wallace Dudley and i', Dow. Numbers for another quilt are now being sold. The following articles were shipped to Rod Cross Headquarters last week from the Magrath branch: 41 suits pyjamas, 2 day shirts, 96 raany-taile