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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta f AGE pocn -HBRnxiE; .DAILY HERALD MONDAY. "AUG UST' letbbvibge Derate' Ictbbrib0e, alberta DAILY AND .WEEKLY .Subscription. Rates: per week Daily, delivered, per year .Daily, by mail, per year ......5v -.Weekly, by mail, per TELEPHONES Office............... 135 'Editorial Office 122 W.'A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager Dates of expiry of subscript-ons ap- pear daily on address label.- Accept- ance of papers after expiration dato is oui1 authority to continue the s V scription. Your King and Country need you right now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR British activity in the vicinity of "Pozleres has culminated in an attack has carried the whole system of German trenches on a front of 2000 yards or more. Several hundred prisoners have been captured. The French are gaining increasing advantage at Verdun, in heavy fight- Ing which has been resumed there, thus evidencing the weakening of the German lines. The village of Fleury has now been, wholly, taken by. the French, together-with the Thiamorit works. once more In possession of ?the French after the Germans had..spentf thousands'of meii' In their capture.- The Russians" have.-beeEr forced 'to -withdraw from1 captured, positions near "Koval, but are' consolidating their lines here, in-preparation attacks. B.-C. VOTERS HAVEN'T- CHANGED THEIR .MINOS _ Calgary, ,fore-: casting the general, says: "We have ;heard "good many i charges' and leagues. Six mantis iagcvthe British and had an electiou7bee'a then- the; government ly defeated. But as see" it, :'a distinct change has come over B. C.r and Bow- ser is back" strong. His ag- gressive legislation of the last session of the legislature has had! much to do with the change." There is no doabt that last winter when Brevreter and MacDonald were electeoV over B. G. cabinet ministers :the people of B. C. were disgusted with the administration, and an elec- tion then would-have resulted'in the :hopeless defeat of the Bowser govern- ment An there is no reason why the ;pecple-of the coast province should have changed their minds in the time. If they were sick of the utter ;lack of ability of the government then; there has been nothing happen to icnange their opinion. -Vote catching jJegialafion will not do it It is too iobvious. The truth of. tne matter is ithat the government in B. C. has noth- ing in its favor, it has been weak, ipne'rile and in the hands of petty graft- The Herald will be greatly; sur- prised if the people have changed their Jminds since the Vancouver bye-elec- September 14th -will mark the jCnd of the Bowser or here. At that price the farmers will make almost as much money as they did a year ago. AT, present, pric- es are soaring close to the mark, but these are extraordinary even if these are war times. Tho manipula- tors are busy just at the most of damage these are very unlikely to face of enormous shipments duriug tho thresh- ing season.' However, one dollar a bushel on track here is n very s1 price for the wheat and he will be satisfied to get it during the fall months. This is the fanner's year again, as was last year. The prosperity of the farmer is the silver lining of the war) cloud. i WHAT'S WRONG WITH f OUR MANUFACTURERS Canada's trade department needs to waken up busy. Markets are open to us only find the way to got to thenu Germany has been cut off from selling in many countries and is to take it place and hold it. Here is an inter- view that recently appeared in a Vic- toria, B. C., paper: the Empress of Asia on Henry C, Lander, of Dan- ish head of the Russians can warehouse Company, and a mem- ber tof'the Moscow Chamber of Com- merce. In an interview he said: "I 'tell you straight, that if you don't gat a move on you will be left behind. I don't think I have ever been in a country that is so backward in its methods and of-falling at the crucial moment. he went on with :a consider- able degree of vigor, "here you are with tremendous possibilities at your 'immense min- eral' they-- are not de- riot developing just at a, the greatest mar-! open to vou. Do you j end In? I will tell 'It in the United States grabbing; the greater part of the trade with and' when the war is over not attempt to get her products into'Russia tor there will be no- triariet for them. "I Tjras" only four short weeks the present moment T have ".so-much" correspondence that I lavje time to go through it. I samples of their __ me to Vladivostok than seven alone. Mind you e.'- are r samples and it -will "idea. -jrhat the manufac are like and, are. ounce. JPLEA8ING OUTLOOK. FOR JSOUTHERN ALBERTA Witt harvest barely two weeks away S. Alta is passing through period of 'anxiety In the spring he f made; superhuman efforts to plant as of his lard as possible. The I'patrlfltiBm and campaign heeded b> him in result that our acreage is llttle-de- from ..In Iface of crave seeding, difficulties. A growing summer, with: plenty nteirtniied Harvest iaye-not got a single sample to take away from'Canada'showing what the Canadian? can do. I came over, here expecting to. ready to j up trade w find a market aecoM-fq world. We'-want ybttr goods, but you mve nothing' to give us. Isn't that, a strange state. of affairs 'in a country like Canada "y'.What are you manufac- turers doing, "Don't on with.ia- ereasihff earnestness, "that I am try ins to knock I am sim- ply doing a litUe'pliUn speaking that is for your own gpodl' At-the present time the manufacturers of the United States have secured fifty per cent of the trade connection with Russia and they-are going to keep it if I know anything. The balance? Well, that IB up to you. If you do not take hold of the oppcrUmity, then Germany will step in and get That ia very plain speakiug. It -would appear-that -our manufacturers have been so pampered, fed and pro- tected that they are'fiow too clumsy, to move. Content with a home market protected as high as'Hainan's gallows they rest on .theirrarms-and-allow a nelgbboriag'natjan krgrab up the mar- kets of aKEreat'ico'untry- like.Russia. What's wrong din- department of Trade aofl-Gpinmerce. Can't it provide the to'.be great must world trade. Can we do it J Jcf rain and bright sunshine inte- Jhas favored the Ill J' It ijj admitted in every quarter >that more the southern thin has produced the iook- fing stand of grain Ismail Canada: WhUe sQntarto crops are a 'partial failure, iirhile the southern part of-Manitoba mnd southeastern Saskatchewan 'suffering from heat and rust blights, (there has been nothing: to mar the growth here Many fanners ex- as large as those har- vfsstefi laat year. Optimistic aouls. es- the crop of the south place it high as last year. The outlook is good, but while we pro- duced a two-in-one crop in 1916, we fcannoi eipect to repeat Already the had shipped bushels of Its 1915 crop. If we get JMishels surplus this year, that Is, Jut year's monster crop, he satisfied, and ao far as the can estimate that will be about tike proper figure And even that will bushels larger than any ffop grown prior to 1916. price outlook ii good also and indications that grain wlllj out this fall at a better price i fl busbel'net to the farm- overlook the great oppor- tunities..aimost at our very doors. MAPLE T'REES'FpR GRAVES FROM CANADA Ottawa; "Aug., .maples are.w.lie planfeiground the graves, of pahajlian ;soldrers' in France. Seed of the 'silver maple, ripened at t to-London by it W.. ,T. Macoun, and After from o France. 'maple -of sent to as soon as_-'rlpev_ AMan'.MealforFive .Living on mush a mushy man. A man who or brain must have a man's food. Two Shredded Wheat Biscuits with' milk or' 'cream, will supply all the strength-giv- ing nutriment needed for a half-day's work- or play at a cost of'not over five cents. Simply crisp a few Shredded Wheat Biscuits-in the oven and serve with fresh fruits and milk or cream. Made in Canada Phone 453 Acadia Block The Ladies' Store f CLARKE CO. The LAST WEEK of the MID-SIMMER SALE I Lowest prices vet announced on even' bit goods throughout the store to make sure of its final clearance and also to make room for the splendid stock of goods now on the way and oppress., Ererthing pertaining- to summer has to and this will be your last opportunity to buy things for present and nrear future wear at such'reniarkably low prives. ,r L; WASH DRESSES The balance of the dj-jjj q stock fG.50 to NEWEST COATS seasonfrbm Of the 51S.OO SILK SUITS Just two left. Regular value. WASH GOODS. Worth up to 90c___ EMBROIDERIES Worth up to 25c. AWNING DUCK Reg. 35c value..... 72-ln. SHEETING Reg. 40c value..... CURTAIN SCRIM Reg. 30c and 35c. TURKISH TOWELS Reg. 35c value ___ HOSIERY SOX Worth up to 35c.... SILK LISLE GLOVES Short lengths LONG GLOVES Silks and lisles. All colors. 43c lOc 28c 28c 25c 19c VES 69c ALL CHILDREN'S COATS Two to fourteen years. to tplU.UU i NEWEST SUNSHADES to BOYS' WASH SUITS Regular J1.60 value. Sizes 2 to 6. MIDDY WAISTS Worth up to MIDDY WAISTS up to .CREPE KIMONAS Worth up to WASH DRESSES Worth up to JG.50. TAILORED SUITS jlVortli up to LEATHER'BELTS Worth up to ?1.00 FINGERING YARN per Ib. Worth CORSET EMBROjpERY Worth up to' UNION SUITS. Reg- ular ladies' sizes... 39c 25c 50c NEWEST NECKWEAR. Daintiest effects of scns'on. SILK "AND CHECKED'ANTJ CREAM PANAMA'..SKIRTS to HAND BAGS Latest shapes of the HICKED UP IN SSINGI Petrolea'citizens bylaw to borrow 57500 on tures to meet a deficit.Incurred triotic grants. Belcher son of E Belcher of Goderich, died in Detroit -from1 an attack of spinal meningitis ;aatlvfever combined. He was 35 age Miss Pamela Maude; -youngest daughter ac- tor, who was- married on June U.'has received word th'at her or Congreve, has been killed iit.a'ctlon, men tram Calg-xrv Branch o" Na tural Resources .Department have en- already 2S'liave figured in DISTRICT NEWS GRASSY LAKE. the age of SD years. The deceased is (From The Gazette.) survived by "her husband, her father, C. P. R. special officer, who was two brothers and. a sister. The funer- town Tuesday promise'! to visit towns alons this line and run ..ii stray cattle on the tracks into poun-L Mr. a-Jd Mrs. ot Coaldalo, who have extensive farming interests near here, visited our village and vi- cinity Sunday returning" Monday by motor. Mrs. G. H. James went to bridgc Tuesday to receive treatment for her throat. She was eating chic- ken Sunday evening and got a sm all bone in her throat.. The 0. P. R. are plowing a fireguard around on either side' of right'ofjvay. here. Vv WARNER. (From The Record.) A recetion in honor of'-Mrs. W. P. Rogers was given Mangin home last week. Mrs. Rogers expects j to leave Warner next to join uu who is.in business north Can- ner or Calgary. 'the casualty lists Notice'has -been ada Gazette that EdwuV-Austin'Bani- ttell 01 Calgarj will it next ses sion of parliament apply for a di vprce from his wife, Clara.. Barn well, of-Edmonton, on the usual jjrdnnds. Citizens and visitors :-in Saskatoon are having, daily sensationi watching one Archie "The} are sorry to see him leave the town, Human. climb" the outside walli Mr. Hanna, the popular and of the ..Canada building, the in town. Crisp takes off hifi DOULSJ___ ___ _____ and. withs his bare hands and feet (leave within the nest-few days. Corporal Longley of the H. N. W, M; P., has been transferred from. -Warner ind will now have charge of the de- tachment placed at During his stay in Warner Opl. Long- ley has made himself highly, esteem- ed, and has proved himself a capable and'diligent officer. His many friends highest i C. P. R. agent here, is to be tfansJer: i boots red. Mr. Hanna and -family expect to climbs the wall by merely gripping projecting bricks with .his toes and fingers. Capt. M. K. Greene, of the Canadian Rifles, has been promoted temporary major of a Calgary battalion. Col. J. Bridges, of the medicals, has appointed temporary inspector of the i" Ira Culler, aeompanied by- the chil- dren of Wm. Culler arrived Saturday Irom Idaho, whers they- have been spending the winter....... Constable Hamilton- arrived in town to take charge of the local de- tachment in place of Cpl. Lonriey. Jos. Bugler went to Lethbridgc last Saturday, where he a Canadian hospitals in England, with j Dodge car, which, he drove home- Sun- rank, as director of {fie medical ser- day. vice. Harvesters coming into western ___.--------------- Canada from :the United States at the The crops a're coming along gocd, the'immigration authorities the weather being at present very fav- are not to be even asked! orable Speaking to a traveller .the ,ther has covered Southern BOW ISLAND.. (From the to join the Canadian army. ment to this effect- was made by mili- tary headquarters.to1 all officers com- manding Charles F. -Igo, from a double curvature of ;-the .spine since early: manhood, whiw'fqte May- compared with Bow Island n of Wlnnlfre Alberta prett- thoroughly, the Review was told that the- crops south of Bow Island were much better than thoae either to the east or .saiQ further that the Retlaw district seem- ed to him to be the only One that or William H. J. :F. An of Wlnnlfred is mclud- or wiiimm unompaoii d. ,1 offering to sell his- med- eJ in a recent list of casualties reoeiv ical college, has as ed from the front. answers-to' his plea.-. Vtfie A party of Bow Island resident? .is i-i ipavinK -Saturday on a fishing, tnii among the Rockies. An interesting ceremony toote place on Saturday, July 29th, at the.home "of. inpan ar Mr Arthur Browning, north Bow.-.ls- when Miss Beatrice p" to 'be of London, united in marriage to Mr. John Roh6rt Brown-, ing ot'.Dunmore, Alta. The. Hey. .C. Bishop officiated. time .at the.- home of hisjaaiifjhter'iii Spekanc, propped in pillows unde'r the shade trees-ajraltfug for a reply." Tbe: French liner Rochambeaii ar- rived .-at' New York from B in- secufiHes substituted as a basis for credit to purchase war munitions for the French government. This-is-said to tie the largest bstch of securities ever sent on one vessel across the Atlan- tic. The potato crop in Goderich district again promises to be a failure. The dry weather is said to be responsible, fruits There are several potatoes to a hill, currants, but in size they are like mar'oles. The crop, tea, is suffering considerable and If the district Is not blessed with rain shortly it is feared that oats will not fill out properly. Wheat cutting operations are In full swing, and this crop is reported as splendid. Information has been obtained from the Russian government representa- tive at London regarding the.status .of Uu.BBlans serving In tho Canadian ex- peditionary force. Instead of return- ing to Russia to enlist their service with any allied forces will be taken an service with the "Russian armr, ana, further, will be taken as.putting so much service with the Russian forces. Any men men wiio becoiao tated "through wounds or sickness and receive honorable discharge from the Canadian government will be recog- nized as having a complete discharge from their obligations ser- ice with tlie KusaM.i-forcel. 'TABER. (Prom'the Times.) Mr] and Mrs. S. J. Lay ton have, a splendid garden this year. The vege- tables are all splendid and in small they have some .splendid s, gooseberries, strawberries and raspberries. Mre. Laytoa'- hRa picked 63 quarts of currants, and a large quantity of other fruits. The- death of Mrs. Juluis Odden ot Deerlng, occurred on Monday las.V.at ai WE held on Wednesday last to i-emetery. 'A party of C. P. R. surveyors are camped just east of town and are do- ing the worl on the ot the irrigation sytern to the east of toun This work was made necessirv bj the "trouble the school lands'in the Taber irrigation .district. The past week has seen per cent beer introduced into ranei and tho hotels and most of the restaurants, are now handling this beverage 'J. D. well mala ger of the Cameion ranch lirqper left last week to act is one of the jw! ges at the big stampede to lie. held .at New' York John Brewer a well-known local miner, left for Commerce this weel where he reside in future Mrs Brewer and famllj will join hiai short iy- r The prize list for the -ftwth annual -horticultural exhibition has 1 een sued The exhibition mil b.e helfl on August 16 and there are many attrac tivQ- prizes in the different classes Taber's new'flour mill Is all-ready for and is-.only waiting electrical connection to b made to commence making flour. It is prou- able'that the first of .next week will see the mill in operation. Mrs. A. B banforth Prairie, has furnished, the Times w ith I b'-icif their' BLAIRMORE. Enterprise.) The report "circulated last week, to the effect that Pte. Sflm Paton had died in a hospital in .England, is in? correct: -Sant-'ls rapidly convalescing and hopes soon to be oil duty. An attempt was made one day this week to bum" the old -buildings which were- moved' ;t'rom the danger zone of Frank to the Pass just west or the Sanatorium. A pile of paper, located in a corner of- one1 of the' buildings Svns set on, -fire' by some individual but was extinguished b a jnsserbj before the flames h id gimed the de sired hold The annual geuerd of the shareholtlers of Collieiles Limited will be1 held at Fiank on ihursdnv Ansust_likh at the companj s offices ivhen the le port of direofbrq Jor the year I be considered At a attended, meeting of the local conimiEtee of the, Canadna li tnotic Fund held in Xh'e Enterprise of weights am officejOn the-innnnnce j Mr and Airs {II S PINCHER CREEK. (From-Tha The horse buyers for, the French government spent Tuesday and Wed- nesday in town and: picked hor- ses. The buying and examining lilace'in the old Wnrnock corral. Iu all 40 horses were examined. The price paid was for A Is, and ?'1SO for As. Last Sabbath was "Hospital Sun- day" at the English church... Rev Gretton preiclied both morning ind on hospitil woikSnd on each occnsion H fine distouise The collections were turned the hospital and amounted to W The other churches wo understind A. partv consistnis; of B i L "WcCrca and turn Ij ird F S Tatum ind family spent the week end at the Witerton Lai e- Tnev some fine fisl in-, and Eapturod. pne fish weigliing 7 pounds ind another that w ent o pounds besides several otherb ____ _ ment, was m ifle. coafributions to the Fuml throdgli agency ol the In future aniounfs Jenkins and daughter IpFt ou Tuesday.! foi-. a trip to Prince Edward ,IsHnd jwherj ilr Jenl in s parents remain to attend c j The new pulpit the pert ot Corporal hifc and has beei placed m the St Tohh It will subscribed up fo the pWsient time M'rs W 'Howe yesteida> received a le tor from her son Qus dated Shorn cliffe July Oth 191d.ria vhich he states that he spent SimdaK 7uly the be dedicated nt the rnbrning service Iffth nith his brother Wl aU The w eddmg of .Mrs Pontius Rnmsgate and had a good with I and Charles Stewart Kettles took him He ateo-statffinhat the 13th place -it tire residence on vas Lrokea company being drafted into the Cana dian Dragoons anfl the restjnto other battalions Tiiey have their of Giardf eo.uipm.ent. .and, it. soemied.g.Qpd_to. .._. spurs Their further evidence of the great possibili- packs were turned in that day, and ties of the Tabcr district in the mat- they moved catnp' and were nbw nice- ter of small fruits. She has air picked 53 quarts of strawberries the vines are still bearing. The ber- ries. 'are of splendid quality and tlie flavor Is away ahead of the imported variety. Mrs. Danforth's success with the strawberries should encourage others to try and grow them. She has already iy located in barracks i, met strawberries and a few of. The Pass boys among them Reginald, Fonlds.. .He. says they could hear the big guns quite plainly from there. MACLEOD. (From The Spectator.) Hey. Richards left for Calgary on Monday evening last to take up his position as chaplain of the 191st bat- Wednesdav at noon Rev Wright ot flciated Only thoi immediate rela were present 1 }V R to Calgaiy to meet Mis Lees whotis returning fro-n Edmonton, where s'hie has been stay- ing for .a few owing to the ill- ness1 and death of Mr. -Lees' brother, who passed away Siinday. Deceased will be remembertdfby many here for he was in town-for a.. considerable time In' connection with an endeavor to buy the mill; talipn. J. W. ol Messrs. I Macilpnald, Martin an'd "McKenzie, Is Dipected home this week from Eng- land.] Warrant Officer Kendan, formerly of Macleod, Is in town again, home 6n leave1 and staying with 'Mrs. Ko'Io Dixon. Warrant Officer Kendall formerly with tlio Strathcona llorbe and was seriously wounded 'in action.1 He invalided home to and recovery was made instructor ih .bayonet figbtjng. Priyate I. Tidswcll, who enlisted in thfe Lethbrfdge; who was wounded i right" arm a Every lOc Packet of WILSON'S FLY PADS W'U Kill M3P[ F.UFS cr ANV month or ago and removed to Or- Ingtoiv hospital, England, in writing to F. Griffith of Macleod states that he was asked by Sergt. Graham who was: in the same hospital as Tidswell 'to be" remembered to his friends In MaciUod and also to the I; 0. D. E. of this town who knew him well. Sergt -Graham was hurt by shrap- nel and was recovering. One morning tie1 was taken to the operating-room to have some shrapnel removed from his' fapdy; and on his return lock-jaw set in from which he eventually died. On .Wednesday last at tho District Judges Criminal Court before His Honor Judge Clarence Wltt- Flahburn was charged with Stealing letters from His Majesty's Mr. W. M. Campbell, K. C.f ap- ppftrr.d for the Grown and Mr. T. B. Martin 'of McDonald, Martin Mc- Kenzie, appeared for the defendant. Prisoner pleaded guilty. His Honor then addressed the prisoner as fol- "The explanation given me by your counsel does not excuse you in any way. You are charged with a ser- ious offence of tampering with His mail. But, taking Into con- B! deration your age and the excellent character you bore before this, also the way both your mother and chirged with the crime, I am going to let you off on suspended sentence fftr two years. You have been In pris- on iince July 18th and I think In that (fOM you htve been able to vnder- the seriousness or your crime. What Girls and Boys Think About A number of Entries In the "Advertise and Smile" Competition will be published in this space. Aye. A. South, Lethbridge. cucocssiul erchantB say 1' use the T ethbridge Herald Exclusively ;