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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR TlfE LETHBniDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, AUGUST 6,19t7 Xetbbrt&ac, Blbevta 3 A I LY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rntes: Dally, delivered, per week . Dally, delivered per year .. Daily, by mnll. per year..... Weekly, by mail, per year .. ,. .10 , .$5.00 . .84.00 . . $1.00 JNeckly, by mail, per year to U.S..$2.00 1224 TELEPHONES Business Ollico............ Editorial Offlco ............ W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torranco - - Business Managor j road The would have been the occasion of Inexplicable confusion. Tho government lias taken the course Indicated by the circumstances ns bofnp most In the Interest of the people. Tho people of Canada were already the owners of 840,000.000 of C.N.R. stock. They will now take over the remainder of the stock nnd the entire system will become their property. Tito value of the JfiO.OOO.OOi) north of stock thus secured is to be decided by arbitration with a reference In tho enso of ami agreement to th-1 decision of tho Supreme Court of t'.-niftda. This should be agreeable to the people of Canada. K the shareholders of t.ho Canadian Northern Kallway have an actual equity In the road they should be paid for it. At tho same time it is to be noted th;it in tho opinion of Sir Henry Drayton and W. M. Aekworth. as set forth In their recent report the C.N'.i:. shareholders have no real equity in the Dates of expiry of suoscr'.ptions appear daily on address label. Acceptance of papers after expiration datu is our authority to contlnuo the subscription. Your King and Country Need Yeu Right Nowl THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The allies continue their gains on tho Flanders front, recapturing nil' ground taken by the Germans and ad-j vancing their lines to some extent. The j famous village of St. Julien has been i retaken by the allies, nnd all new po-j pitions have been consolidated. At Lens the Canadians are passing ; the advance and have already come j to within a few hundred yards of the city's centre. Conditions in the Russian army are ptill very chaotic, and the Germans have now actually entered upon Russian soil beyond Bukowina. Kerenaky j ^ecry. and his cabinet on Saturday threaten- ] ed resignation, but later withdrew,' their resignations and an attempt will j bo made to re-organize the cabinet j along more popular lines. Little at tempt is being made to check the ad vance of the Teutons. Canadian Northern railway is potentially a magnificent railway system. If properly capitalized and carefully managed it ought to be n great money maker within ten years. Tho question of the management of this road is not to be settled at this time by the parliament of Canada. The arrangement outlined by Sir Thomas White is of necessity temporary, it is a mere stop-gap arrangement. As a permanent solution of the problem of how we are to have government ownership of railways without their relentless exploitation for political purposes it will not do. For the government to appoint a governing board to control the road simply means political management with one remove. It is quite apparent that it is the fate of the Grand Trunk Pacific to become, in tho not distant future, the property of tho Canadian people. There is no alternative. The Grand Trunk cannot carry the road; and no aggregation of private capitalists would take over the road nnd its obligations if they were offered as a gift. In this respect the people of Canada are confronted by a condition, not a LOOKING THROUGH THE WRONG END CHAM THAT GOVT. PAYS HUGE RENT Harding In the Brooklyn Eagle. NATIONALIZATION OF THE CANADIAN NORTHERN. When this takes place Canada will own the Intercolonial, the Transcontinental, the Grand Trunk Pacific and the Canadian Northern Railways-put together they will constitute a huge system. The movement may not stop here. The case for taking hi the Grand Trunk and adding it to the system is very strong. With the exception of the prosecution of the war. the formulation of a policy by which these roads can be operated in the in- ^PICKED UP IN .-The continued dry and windy weather is putting life into the smouldering bush fires again, anil several of these have broken out, though no serious damage has boon , Incurred. Friday night a fire started i in the old burnings near the Fernle ' Lumber company's mill and Ranger Hart had a number of men working that night to keep it from spreading to tho lumber yard and buildings about the mill. This they succeeded in doing, but yesterday aftornoon another lire sprang up on the opposite side of tho railwuy from tho saw mill, about a mile and a half above town, and has been burning ever since, but without doing any damage, being in burnt over ground whero wood and posts have since been made. The dense volumes of smoke rolling skyward from these fires are to bo seen for a long distance, and in tho present state of tho public mind, cause nervousness, and while there in no immedluto danger through the lurking danger, the people are kept in a state of anxiety which will continue until a heavy rain comes to extinguish them. Manager Hoapey, of the Elk Lumber company, who has been here since last Tuesday, looking over the situation brought about by tho fateful lire of a week ago, has returned to Winnipeg, where it will be determined as to whether tho mill hero will be kopt In operation, or be Bhut down pending repairing of railways and rolling btock damaged by the lira, Unreserved Auction Sale 11 -OF - CATTLE at Magrath on SATURDAY, AUG. 1917, COMMENCING AT 10.30 A.M. ABOUT 250 HEAD AS FOLLOWS About 35 head of 1-year old heifers and steers. About 115 head of helfera from 2 to 4 years old. About SO head of 2-year old steers. About 50 head of cows in calf. ' Those cattle are all of good Durham stock and In good condition. Any ono wanting good stock should make a special effort to attend this monster sale at Magrath on August 11th. TERMS CA8H . W. L. WILSON, OF LETHIUtlDGE, FARM SALE AND LIVE STOCK AUCTIONEER CUTYOURGRAIN Pull Your Sheaf-Loader. Haul Your Coal* Grain or Hay WITH A STAUDE-MAK -A-TRACTOR Four Horses for the Price of One (200 ON HAND AT CALGARY NOW) $295 and a Ford IN GOOD CONDITION MAKE8 A GUARANTEED FARM TRACTOR WHICH WILL TAKE THE PLACE OF FOUR 1600-LB. HORSES 24 HOUR8 PER DAY. WILL NOT HARM YOUR FORD. IF YOUR AGENT DOES NOT HANDLE THEM, WRITE OR PHONE TO, Staude-Mak-a-Tractor Sales Co. Limited J04 ELEVENTH AVE. EAST, .CALGARY, OR John Bass, Chin, Alberta ;