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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 1, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta vou:mk ix. LETHBHIDGE. ALBERTA 'l( I'SDAY, AlCrS'I' 1. 191() NUMBER 190 Says Germans Will Fight Till Cruel Enemies Are Crushed TO VISIT COALDALE CANADIANS KECKIM: UM : : : : : : : ;i S. S. Dunham, vice-president of the United Farmers of Alberta, arrived homo yesterday after visiting Winnipeg, wlioro he attended a meeting ot the Canadian Council of Agriculture and also met with the Hoard of Graii Commisloners. Mr. Dunham says tho mooting of the council of agriculturo was a great succoss and should bo productive ot much good. For ono thing It was put on a permanent babls with a perniiuient secretary whoso head ottico will bo Wlnnipog, and ar-rauMfomonts were made to tinauco tho otUco. Among other matters dealt with by the bunkers and farmer reprasonta-tives was tho question ot what some of the loan companies term obnoxious legislation, Tho unearned increment; tax and tho v/Hd lands tax In this \iro\ vince wore put in that olass by soino".! ot tho menibors of the counbll, but" the U. F. A. roprcBsntatives stroneb' defended this legislation, clulralng that anything that tejids to fill up the rural districts more oomiiact and home-liUo tends to Increase the value of tile land and tlievoforo the loan comininies will in the end have bettor security beeausu ot this objuctlonuble legislation. The maltur of loaning money on livestock was also dealt with. The new Bank Act amendment allows this, but tho hanks are just lunv wurlilng out a scheme to brlu!; the ainoiulnioui; Into pructfce. All tho luombors of tho council aro to co>isidor the line which should bo followed and at the next mooting will submit their ideas so Ilailcybury, Ont., July 31.-With latest reiiorts from the fire-swoiit area in Northern Ontario, tho toll levied by the flames is placed at 2S-I. It Is possible tho list may be fur-ther augmented when later reports coino In from outlying farms and settlements. The llnanoial loss'is as yet Impossible to compile, although known to .bo serious. Mathoson is practically wiped out, tho losses including tho Toronto and Northern Ontario railway station and eight shed. Tho government dem-nstration farm nonr Monteitli was undamaged. Coclirane is in ashes from tho Prince George hotel west. Tho Abltibi company's pulp mill at Iroquois Falls is safe. A tabulation ot tho loss ot lite in tho forest fires of gunday is made up from reports rocoivod, totals 28-1, as follows: Uanioro, M; Nushka, 101; Matho-son, 'Mt\ Kelso, 2; Irotpiois Falls, 12; Cochrano 20, that further omendmonta lo the act, making bans on livostock more practicable, may bo asked for at tho next session. The discussion of this problem was on a Very high plane. Tho meeting with tho Board of Grain Commlssiouors had to deal with the hybrid grain ticket nov,' practically sanctioned by custom and much in use in this province. The commis slonors heard both sides but will elVQ .Montreal, Aug. 1. - The British steamer Clodmoor just in port from Genoa, Italy, had a battle in the Mediterranean with �'. German or -Austrian submarine, her coranuiiider, Charles Hunter, reported today. He believes he left the submarine iv �.b)�j^ iu Montreal. A, E. Holt, preSfdQji'.'-^ , iof the Canadian Club, wJU .pre'BWi^''.'^*^^j.' 6674 7?18 127598 ;