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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOim \ THE LETHBRmGE DAILY HERALD miDAY, APRIL 26, 1918 %?tb'm:>ic Dcralb DAILY ANC WEEKLY Proprietors' and Publlshsr. > {THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT. ING COMPANY, LIMITED (23 6th Street South. Lethbrldfle W. A. Buchanan Fresident and Managing Director Jobtt Toriance  -'Busintsa Manager TELEPHONES Business Otfice .............. 1252 EdItorlftJ 'Otrice .............. 12:14 creases that he should eVer have been nppointcd to a position for which ha had uo technical or other qualification; nor Is the claim to a cabinet position Of Mr. CroUiers-always veiT doubtful - strengthened. TUo orst^ whilo cost-oMiring espert provod liimself by his correspoudonce to~ lie a iroliticlan of village calibre whose methods would result !n a brlof cw-oer in any efllciout business orge.nlza-tion. Subscription Rate.*: Dolly, delivered, per week......10 Daily, delivered, per year .....Jo.00 Daily, by mail, pt^r .vear ......fi.OO Weekly, by irail, per year .....S1.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S.. J2.0i) Dates of expirj- of subscriptions ac. pear daily oa address label. Accept-inco of papers ;.flo expiratn.D uate is our authority to continue the sub-Ecriptlon. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR .\ terrific struggle is now going on between the opposinR armies un the CANADA'S POSITION AS A FOOD PRODUCER. A farmer In England can. on th(^ average, produce L'OO bushels of wheat a year. c .\ farmer in "Western Canada can. on the averafTf, produce 2000 bushels a year, a,nA by .spoeJing up he can probably increase this to ;iOOO bushels a year. These figures are striking to a degree. They were given to the board of trade the other evening by J. D. McGregor of the Canada Food Board, himself a farmer who knows what ho is talking about. The contrast in the effectiveness of the hupian unit under the different farming conditions in England and Western Canada is the factor which places on the ' slioulders of Western Canada farmers the responsibility of i supplying such a largo proportion of : ; Iho wheat products needed by the. Franco-Belgian froat Cram Wy^c- � ,^,.gg peHiaps the figures will help our farmers to ronlize Avhy they are that's OirrwiTu' haete down to Ballieul, where the Germans are once'^raore attempting to break the allied trout south of Ypres. The brunt of the attack is falKng upon tue French at Hamel. but the line is holding firm as yet. Farther south aJong the Somme. being called upon so loudly to speed up production at the present time. But the figures should do something more. They should -i^npress^oii the Government at Ottawa the neces- front, the British' h.ave been 'vicior-1 �^ '� ""en who can lous in c'^-.ir.tprotTv:i,sives agninfet the ' ""^'^^ ^000 bushels of wheat annually Germans., who attempted a vigorous available for production. It ofXensive during the past few days at: fPP^^"" nnomolous in the face of VillersEretonneu.N;. : '^'"'^ Ccvcrnmi-nt is tak;n.�n in the .Tohn Galna, ex-M.L.A., one of the p.'c-:icers of Parrj' Soundr passed y after a lingering illness. every experienced agriculturalist in Canada, and in the west especially, back to the land. Experienced farmers are out of place holding down Jobs In the cities these days. Their place is on the farm. Mr. JIcGregor born in Nova Scotia. icontendsi and rightly we believe, that ; ,. , , jit,-. , , V, u . i Sight damage was caused to Kane's Canada alone can produce enough food- ; W. ,H. Hunter,k managing editor of Northwest, droppeft^ dead in Minneapolis. at the age of S2 years. He was a great-grandson of the first white man IRELAND'S MAN POWER. AccorftiDg to the litl6 report of the registra^general the total number of! any rate, where the human factor i =t,w, .1,1 ..1. . apartment house in Port 3Ioody, stuffs for the Allies if hen manpower ^ througii sparks which ignited tThe is properly applied to the land. At i roof. men of military age in Ireland was 6-ti,a27, of whom 245,875 were con-eldefed Indispensable to sgriculttm. counts for so much in the way of"food ^ production as indicated by the figures died very suddenly in Exeter, Ont, quoted above, Canada's aim should be . while preparing to take the service. Since 1916 some million and a half to feed the allied armies till the Ger-acre^s iji Ireland have been placed un-' man junkers are finally defeated. der cultivation in addition to the acre- j---' age which engaged the attention of, The Germans Indicate that .they ' position! thib- quarter million men two years . are going to abandon the mass at- \ - ago. Of the remainder It w?8 estimat- tack. Nothing would suit Goneralls-' ^^^'^^ having been out of business ed that about forty per cent, were phy.;simo Foch better, than_for them to organization tor the past six pectniis call In June. Though an _ Bngliishman, he waived his rights and T,..�_� f ->T,-,.^i..,, ,^^r.A^;t' Is eolng to aerve-witU tlie Sammies. Judge Gait In Winnipeg awardedi �> � _ D. jr. Fraser, of Vancouver, is dead ! Cecide Constantino |3000 damages In I - t,ooh,iv t i? T�v,n=t�, -vr r> ------, _ - suit ^gai^gt i-red Balnes who wlti ' for LaJt Mountain ^ask wis inera^' his_ automobile, ran down Constantino ^ ^�/,Last ^^^^^^'^f^^;; for appendicitis and amputation cf ' the gall bladder. He-is reported t'b Boulanger, was nm ^down by "an au-^''^^ V"*! '^'^^"^ �f recovery. bruises* and several cuts. avom Our Own CorrogocinflRntl Coaldiilo, April 25.-Mr. Sta.frord, of the local garage, has moved Ins family from Lethbridgo and they h.ave taken up thoir rosidenco here. The garage building and office are being treated to a coat of paint this week, improving the appearance considerably. Mr. Hughes is the artLst, P., Lund & Son have acquired some addlnonal lots between the lumber yard and the garage. They are being neatly fenced. Activity at Nurseries. The Mitchell Nuvsery Co. has a largo crew at work getting stock ready for shipment, A busy season is anticipated. Some of the teat dwellers in this district had rathei- an exciting time on Saturday evening in the wind an:l dust storm. Several now settlers have not got their houses built; yet and are llring in tents. The force of the wind proved ioo much for the tent ropes in some instances. In one case the tent rose, leaving occupants and furniture exposed to the elements. No serious damage, however, resulted, ' y Mi's. Bevln presented a very Interesting report of the S.S. uiJnvontlan in Calgary during Easter week, on Sunday afternoon. If is confidently expected the S.S. here will be improved from the suggestions derived. The sermon on Sunday dealt with the "Significance and Beauty of the Common Things Jn Lite."^ The address was practical and helpful. Girls' Conference. On Saturday afternoon a large number of the "Teen-age Girls" of th*e community met in tno school auditorium and listened to reports of the, Girls' conference froi^ Elberta Sug-! gitt and Dinah Macintosh, and Mis.' Suggitt and Mrs. Pa*son, The outcome of the afternoon wai' the formation of a Girls' Class along the tines of "Canadian Girls In Training," under the leadttrahit) Of Mrs, B. S. Patn-scfti. The .;oft]oers are' .'as follows: Charlie Chaplin, motion picture [ Presidentj Mar-taret Perry;-vice-presl-comedlan, has been drafted and ex-, dent, Anibyn .loneysett; secretary, -�-'�- ' - -  Elberta Suggitt; treasurer, Lettie I A mob of sixty men went to the home of � Henry Wilners, a German, In Davidson, Sask., and made him kiss the'Union Jack and give $100 to the military Y.M.C.A. Tiie tenth keel of the meichant ma-i rlne fleet being built at the Hog Is-' lanc^ shipyard ^as laid in Philadelphia. There are 2'3,Q00 men now employed at the yard. REV.MAiiSHTO LEAVECOALiRST Has Forwarded Resignation to Board-Boy Kicked By Honse \[ed the publication of! Women's Missionary Society. - tlharbe Long and Mah Key Waugb. regulatloTrequiring enemy alien 1 President, Mrs. H. A. Suwtt; vice-restaurant men, were fmed ?100 and (^.^jjigii register. i i-i-* -.t-- ------'  " __. -__________ . ______ recently lyith abrppoU by qoaUiurst Emde. It is hoped to'enr0 was a sacrifice made by the department of labor at the demand of the big Interests which be had been showing up in a pAticularly the Ward maffie by a jury in the tliat would be more useful In cans supreme court in Edmonton to Jos- than roarrfing the western plains was eph G. Hackett, a civil engineer, who the statement made by Dr. Ruther-suffered severe interlial and .external ford, superintendent of. the Animal injuries in the Alberta Beach excur- Husbandry branch of the CP.R. in Calgary. This is an important meeting and should be well attended. There will be items of interest and information for everyone, ' ' Social Function.-'' A very brilliant social function was carried out on Monday avcniiig by the know if circumstances have altered become sQmi-consclous the police per- , , _ __________ ....., ...^ but if wp have mnro'>, ii �v, ' suaded the would-be execntiotiers to i Refusal to don khaki and undergo Toronto citizens have developed an I Coaldaie Chapter, O.E.H. it w:;s the uave more Doners tnan we ^.^^ jji,^ down, on lb? pronrise that he: Innoculaticn were the charges against appetite for beaver meat. Since the! occasion of thf annual vir-ii: of the need for raising steam, let's try to sell would be given , a trial bei'ore the ; Private George.Codling, a West Indian department of lands, forests and mines j Worthy Grand .'Malroii.- Jlrs Cartel-, them and raise the wind. -VVe believe county council.  i of the 1st Battalion, 14th C.O.R., in has undertaken to supply a quantity of Edmonfon. After tlio riiuil was they.'are-Babcock and Wilcox boilers. Toronto, faced before a court-martial of meat to Toronto rtiere has been! exemplified in the arlniips'o.T of ncv �X ftPTiH-rri moiro 1 Charging desertion. Bertha^ r�a;j-! at Exhibition camp. Godllng emphatl- a growing demand for it. The mun-! members to the order, the'assnnljlv i.r 1 ^Mdeiy used and j cett, the west's best known cow'giri,: cally declared that he would never Icipal abattoir received 400 pounds ; sat down to an enjoyable bancinot widely known; and maybe somebody: and repeated winner of the women's ' submit to bein^ a soldier. from Algonquin Park. table, after which a pleasing toast wants them very baUly for some part: world's championslxips for broncho | ' __' of the nation's work, and may be wil-1 riding, has a divorce suit on file ; list was presented, interspersed witli music and elocutionary numbers. Mr. C. S. Croat, Worthy Patron of the lodge, was loastmaster and with him was .asKociiited Miss  W. Holsoth, Worthy M-?.tron. ' During � the eyening the Worthy Grand Matron was presented with a beautiful cut glass vase, and theothoi Grand Lodgo officers wera'TW'csen'fed, with flowers. About 50 PAOple were present from I/Bthbrldge and othei points. Altogether the event was the most successful carried out by the local chapter, relrlecting credit on tht cnnimitteo in cliarge. On the following evening about S.'j peopla were present; ata' similar ga-tlier!n,s; of the M-^ple Loaf Chapter in Lellibridge. ling to pay well for them. The boilers \ S'andlluuSe^'no^f'^ith 1^ ^ ; are not junk by any means, but even Canadian forces, bad I old iron and steel junk haa been sell-light. The following exultant com- jng lately at fabulous prices A great Orders were received by the Brit-; inent from the Financial Post, alway� Ueal of partly uset> machinerv ha-' Canadian recriviting mission ^ther. Close to the big manufacturers heen .oxl::ZJrLZZZln L ' ^^^l^^^^^ Of the east, s,gems to bear out the ) original cost. I perial forces. These men will be ill popular suspicion. The Post says under the caption, "O'Connor-A Broken Idol:" ' .'despatched to the recruiting depot ati nf,^,, ,  |.Windsor, Nova Scotia, and from therfe Many housewives complam that it gent via ;Sngland to join Australian i is hard to find a substitute for wheat; units. W. p. O'Connor, the late co.st-oMiv- i nour. But an exchange points out Ing commissioner, who stood.a good ,, .-u . chance of going down in history as a ! .f"T " .'''^ ^"'"^ substitute, martyr to the cause of the public /against th^ "big interests," will probably now be best remembered as tbei holder of a national office who oould not control his stenographers. "Why did O'Connor resign?" With fflBister import the question was spread J>y, the daily piJess and found a recep-~. *lve lodging place in the public mind. ;The Inference whs that' this man, who bad prosecuted the packing and other iiig buBlneas interests, had suffered 911 behalf of the people, bad been po-^^Ically beheaded because he dare taibd betweei. them and "big busl- ' 0f�S8". Stronger and Btronger became the public demand that th� curtain tie drawn and those who bad done this , t^ing be revealed. Finally the pressure resulted in the light being thrown Vipoa the relations of Mr. O'Connor apd Mr. Crothers and thpdr depart-i^ehta. What luid been regarded as,a poilttcal intrigue to bring about the removal from public life of .a cham-,plon of the people's ciause turned out to be tittle better than a. dispute of the flahwives' order. The pedestal upon Which posed a public. Idol waa sh^^^ttered and the idol itself badly cracked. ' ' ^ At these revelations of the raannef In whi6h Mr. O'Connor fell out with tbe l^inister of Labor the wonder In-i Fifty Garvin countiy drafted men,! \M Canadians probably do not realize, ' ^^^aiting to be sent to training camps, " ��\ , i . ,-1, . tarred and feathered Claude Watson, ,it says, the extent to which wheat is a farmer, in Wynnewfiod, Okla., shprfl being, saved in the United States. It I iy after he had been reiea^d on a ' bond on a charge of seditious activities. Watson was arrested rece^ltly on a charge of distributing "The. Finished Mystery." BUILDING ;is not.-a case'over there of an occasional wheatless meal; but every effort is beii)g mad4 ,to! induce the nearest possible approach to.total abstinence. In a recent statement by the Federal Food Board, the American public was urged to depend wholly upon corn, which is now available in large quan-titiesi "It is believed that d�i�:ng the last eighteen months the milling capacity for com flour has increased 500 per cent.," the board declares. "It the American people would give up wheat flour entirely there would be an abundance of cornmeal, with what corn flour is available, to care FACE BRICK, MANTLE BRICK, COMMON BRICK, FIRE BRICK, / HOLLOW TILE, SEWER PIPE, ' PLASTER, CEMENT, LIME, FIRE CLAY, PLASTER PARIS, MORTAR STAIN, WALL BOARD NA.?LS, GLASS, ^ STRUCTURAL STEEL, PREPARED ROOFING, BUILDING PAPERS, FIREPLACES AND GRATES. BEAVER BbARD V The Winnipeg Street Rail-way com-pany provided freg ^i^treet car� lor j soldiers' mothers and women's aux- j illary members, to convey thein from the market square to St. Matthew's ] church, to'attend the soldiers' memorial service. Three cars were also detailed to give Tuxedo patients free transportation. An-(Increase in the price of cigarettes was decided ^n by, the lafgest tobacco manufacturers - In Moiitreal. Under the new scale of prices given WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF STRAIGHT AND MIXED CARLOAD LOTS. PROMPT SHIPMENTS. PHONE OR WRITE US FOR PRICES. WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF COAL MINING - AGRICULTURAL - MUNICIPAL 1245 Second Ave. S. �u ,��.i, ... \, I out,, cigarettes will cost wholesalers tor all our needs unt.l after the next.. 20p,r cent more and the ultimate con- � harvest." Corn cannot be success-; sumer will be called upon to pay,' gUPPLIEg around twenty-five pt^r cent more. The huge sum of |13,607,56�l.27 In fully shipped to Europe for consumption by the'people and the' armies; , . therefore, the proposal of the U. S-! ^Z^^^^aX-S ull Sec?e5S �rood Board Is, in eltect, to ship ovor ihoru will be a total of J25,000,000. all the wheat there is and rely upon The'largest single income ta� paid corh._V;hile there is corn i:i pl.;ii,y -^32.000. There will be ten times groaier taxes collected there than last year. . there will be no famine in the land. I J. AND EQUIPMENT Phone 755 TURKEY & COMPANY, LTD. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA ;