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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBR1DGE DAItT pea.ed Jn a. rose confection. On the third, 'she1 wore a nlle'green sporta riulL The. fourta. day she TTSI told ilhat her services were no longer ra- In: tho maritime provinces, nre.la (he CanadianTiVest'It sh'oujd be possible to increase .the niaritUnerprqvlnce output to the ex- tent of whole'of "Canada east qt Mpntr.ealjTlth.CanadtaninlnM coal.' maritime province inonf cei might, eren be'daveloped-to'tha tent of, shipping.a considerable sur- plus of Canadian coal to the New Eng- land states, in return for Increased "shlpmepts ot anthracite from United States mines to coalless Ontario. Before the output from the mart time provinces can be substantially In creased manpower Is needed, and there must be more enterprise shown than Is where the mining is carried on for profit rather than for national service At present in Canada It Is actually profitable to withhold valuable 'coa lands-from use. There 13 a specula live value In idle coal resources. Dominion war tax should bo imposed upon coal lands. They should be aa- sessed EO that snch Idleness would b no longer.proStaTilo. Coal resource should bo developed at this time of emergency, or they fhonld return (o national controV They are'natural re- sources, par b of the national heritage, and no private group of interests should have the privilege ot with- iiOiainj thrm from use, while people seem unable to get sufficient coal to carry them through the winter. The -Ca'naCian fuel. controller's ac- tion, In fixing prices, is good'so far as it to Increase the output." Fuel adminis- tration In Canada apparently does ,not Include the organizing of the exist- ing mines for "production under na- t'onal control, nor for the taking over of Idle.coal lands. But the Canadian people regard Fuel Controller Magrath as responsible. He Is supposed to see Ihat supplies "are adequate. Certainly he Is 1 liely to be .Warned throughou t Canada next'winter'If Bupplles fall, and It as not in the least likely that the government would reliovflvhim of the takine.lt upon himself. It Is apparently the-fasic ,oii Jlr.iO. A. Magrath to find more coal for Can- ada within the month E, or let the government take-the-responsi- bility, of finning- It The risk of re- lying .Mpon the United States, supplies would ecem'to be more than tht> peo- ple "of Canada should be exposed to; and there is no. justification -for taking such a risk while Canadian coal reiourcea remain or inefficiently., develop ed. hin evfcr Tho Belgian.government has con- Srrea'Hhe title ot Honorary Cltlien and Friend of the Belgian Xatlon on tleioert C. --American !ood administrator. Geo. E. McParion. Fwnle district are .-auger scales, that io the end of July, 55 firc-s Imve. occurred In district, and very litije valuable.stand- Ing timber has been affected.' Col. L. F. Pidgeon, president of the Ottawa branch ol the G. W. V.'A. re- signed from that position, refusing at a largely attended meeting ot mem- bers of the branch to remain In office. g lo a C love rrlale apiarist, the honey crop In the lower Fraser Valley -rill bo one of the.smallest on Accordjo record. "Continual dry vf eather_ and smoke from the'huBh'flres'lalgifen" as the principal The national wan labor .board through' its ]alnt chEinnan, W. H. Toft, P. the dis- pute between tho Bethlehem Steel company and its'emple-yees. grants Im- portant concessions" to ivc-rk- ers who are given tuVrightlto organ- ize and to bargain collectively. Re- vision or complete elimination of the bonus systeru now in operation at the plant is ordered. The.-decision, calls upon the company to pay men .and women alike when, performing :th'e same work and to allot.them no tasks disproportionate to'their strength. The Onlario Minister ol Public Works has eSeeted a laving c expect If-the that'the lamps that the adding lachlnea will be Cans" de- and that there will be ribbon ttrjd.lace curtains on tbe; tellers ..and {ashlers irlndorra to give the ft lometlke air, If they decorate the iianks to match their own It 1> .bound to tarn- '-within euy reach of trait (MtrrUtloa wtilch mlfht be made pro- ilnrtfve It, would well H It wero -weal however, onr trocble hM'alwayi been jnarkst for our coal And we hati really found that, until inlf year, oar development has been thai the inarXet ieaoe great aunl o( capital Irave baen tott In enterpriies 're lontroUvr Maffrath should turn la -rndre men to man the' _. _ 6anfpeen> if the of pfess'agent will no douit however, be U all to German peb- NEWFOUNDLAND YB9SEL ATTACKED A -Aug. Ths NOT- foundleni threemaaler schooner Oil- dya toca, which was held up off thla coast on Monday ladt by an enemy EnbtnSrfno and bombed, was towed, Into port early this morning. The sChocaar on her irids bnl can be easily righted and 'made sea- worlW. The tesael was bound from In the cattle thejudae but-jack, of''cpnditlo: on account'Of the scarcity Gf.graas. Cattle Awards Schaeder and Adarna Air- ihlre prizes, and .Hainmefsiey, Joe Shields and the cards for the Grade bunch.arid Prln- gle carried the Wile ribb'ons for the mlllf strain. A good showing of swine, the re- sults of which went.to W..Damon, H. Rands and J .Toogood.- A small" ox- hlblt of sheep and with a largo display of poultry where-lhe-judgcS had a difficult task In .deciding the beit. Fruits and vegetables are good and were commented on by the 'vast crowds who visited the'buildings. While the Bland snorts were Blow coming on, they were good when midway gave the usual line of attractions. Red Cross had a nne exhibit ot Iheir monthly shipment consisting ot over 2300 articles-made in the-month of July, being shinned at once. They also, had a for the.bah.es and ladles, thfs was much arfpreclated by'those who brought their children to tho fair. Among, Ihe from the etsl- erh province of. Ontario-during-iViia week were.JlobertvBa.con.ami John J. Wyer, retired farmers Of iieemlngton, Onlario, who are paying their, flret visit to the pratrlas, and particularly to their friend 3. J. who has a One farm west of Macleod. Aa farm, era" they'think the opportunities of this district is they point out vary great- of mixed farming, that In'a dr? teason you still have one Mnd'beside the grain to help out. On their return they will have many to say "about Macleod district as ft place for young men. Tho Ohiulaugaa committee have banded jover Ihelrftib'xela Red Cross for sfllo> tnta society.to rocetvo1 small comkDlsaton for selling. Macleod has a lie fair Chautaunua, special Ihbatre features, end, a big crowd io enjoy, H all. Not an accident during (ho fair, tho known hockey player pf Edmonton. WhElb residing in .Edmonton, he, was engaged for a time in the printing trade, and was later a.motor mechanic He: was 24 years of The total number pi recruits ob. taificd in the United'. States by .the Canadian-BritlBh recruiting mlselon to date Is Ol this number, 1062 who reported were, rejected, leaving 24.741 men who have been secured for the Canadian Expeditionary. Force through the efforts of the mission. Tie board of supervisors :ior Canada will hold o geasion the grain exchange In Winnipeg "on Aug. 20th, for ihe considering all fixing of prices and'rhs w'aya and means ol handling wheat'for the'hew crop year. 'All parties deairinj Io slate their views wHl be afforded an opportunity to do Chen Sevun, editor "of-the Chinese morning paper .The New' Republic of Vancouver, was the guest of honor at a banauet tendered Mm by thlrtv- .three Chinese there. He is In the city as president of tho China National League of Canada and is making a trip east for tlie purpose of organization. Tho search for Ihe borlifof J, Sharp, casualty uui- term wai foundion the bank of the Cataraijul niver near Klnnloo Junc- tion lias been abandoned and tho op- inion la growing tfatt not drowned. Therlrer Oior- ouibly learched. An inoonltriatd re- port was In he been seen In Montreal. ConMmilil laelnetlmt wero hand- ed to Major General Wn. S. OntTes PROCLAMATION GEORGE the FIFTH, by the Grace of God of the United Kinftdoto of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions bejrowl the Seas, KING, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of To alt to whom these presents shall whom the.saiae in any _: wise A Proclamation ,of conditional. amnesty respecting men belonging to Glass 1 under the Military Service Act, 1917, who have disobeyed our Proclamation of 13th October, If 17, or their orders to report for or'arc deserters or absent without leave from the Canadian Expedi- tionary Force. at Kansas City on Tuiudav by Ifeoret- ary BaBsr covering the American mil- Kary expedition to Slberif. whlcS Qen- erfll Graves will The rolary eald he assumed ttp.t a anoso officer wo'uld .the ranking officer of (ho Intor.allfejJ forces sent lo Siberia and would! prselde at any conference with the various 'commas. streels and grounds were 'crowded dcrs. The American forcM probtbly TwilUniaW for New York, when the wtlh autoa'and horsy, and everything will; number Icsj than attacked her, passed oft fino. E. L. KEWCOMBE, .WHEREAS conaderr belonging to Class I under our Military Ser- vice Art, 1917, called out on active service in our Canadian Expeditionary Force for the defence of Canada under Our Pr6damaticm' of 13th October, 1917, although they have thus become by law enlisted in the Military Service of Canada, failed to report for duty as lawfully said Military Se'r- >ns thcreunderi AND WE DO ifeREBY STRICTLY WARN AND. SOLEMNLY.'.IMPRESS UPON ALL MEN, and aswellthose who employ, harbour, conceal or assist them in their disobedjlsrtce, that, if in their failure to report, absence1 of 'deeertion until the of the last mentioned 'day, they will be pursued and an the rifour arid severity of the law, SUBJECT TO JUDGMENT OF OUR. COURTS MARTIAL WHICH WILL iBE CON- VENED TO TRY SUCH CASES or other competent tribunals: and Or absented themselves without leave from bur Canadian Expeditionary Force, And it js represented that the very serious and unfortunate situation in which these men find themselves is due in many cases to the 'fact that, notwithstanding the information and warning contained .in Our Proclamation afore- saidj they have misunderstood their duty or obligation, or have been misled by the advice of ill-disposed, disloyal or seditious.persons; AND WHEREAS we desire, if possible, to arotd the infliction of the heavy penalties which the law imposes for the offences of which these soldiers have thus been guilty, and to afford them an opportunity within a limited time to report and make their services available in Our Canadian Expeditionary Force as is by..law their bounden duty, and (is is necessary for the defence of Our Dominion of Canada. 'NOW KNOW-YE that we in theetercise of Our powers, and of Our good, will-and .pleasure in .that behalf, do hereby prod aim and to be published and'made PENALTIES, OF ..THE LAW WILL NOT' BE IMPOSED OR EXACTED as against the men who belong to Class 1 under. Our Military Service'Act, 1917, and who have disobeyed Our Proclam- ation aforesaid; or who have received notice from any of Our registrars or deputy registrars to report-for duty on a day now past and have failed, so to report or who, having repbrted and obtained leave of absence, have failed to report at the expiry of their leave, or have become deserters from Our Expeditionary Force, PROVIDED THEY REPORT FOR DUTY ON OR BEFORE THE. TWENTY FOURTH DAY OF AUGUST 1918. 'and subject the pains, penalties and fortei- turns in that behalf by law provided for tlttir said offence. Provided however that nothing contained in Jhis Our Proclamation is intended'to releue --the men aforesaid from their obligation to report for duty as toon as possible or to gmnt them immunity from arrest or" detention in the meantime for the purpose of compelling them to perform their military duty; Our intention being merely to forego .or remit' the' penalties' 'heretofore incurred for failure to report, absence without leave or desertion incurred by those men ,of the description aforesaid who shall be in the proper discharge of their miUtiry duties on or before the said twenfy-fyurth day of August, 1918. Of all of which Our loving subjects and all 'others whorh these presents may concern are required to take'notice and-gorera themselves accordingly. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We baWavatd time Our Letters to be nude Patrnt, and Seal of Cinjda to be hereunto Witrnc'CW Trusty and Right Eotirdyv Beloved Cocin aad'CouiuUlor, Victor Dnonihlre, Uarqiu-n of of Dcvcohire, Earl of Burtioitoc, CavadLsh of Hardwieke. Baron of of Onr Mott'Nbble Order of the Oartrr: One of-Our Mott KoootiraDle Knifht Grind of Our Moat Order" of Saiat Mknad and Suat Oaatt; f Grand Our.Royal Victorian Order; ernor Oencral' and .'Cooanander-in-Chief: of Oar Domink-n of Canada. At Our Government Haute, in Our City of OTTAWA, thh FIRST day of AtrGUST, in Ae'year of Our Lord bne thouaand nine hundred 1 in year of _' ;tV 3y Cocnraand; f Ui Prizes for Boys Girls The Herald WID Gfre in for on Patronise Home Dealers" in Preference to the Mail Order [The competition is open to boys and girls up to tjnd including, 1 6 years.of .agrj; Two prizes will be given for the best "essays and girls up, to arid mtludmg 1 2 years of age and tvyo prizes for those sent in by boys' arid girlsj ;J of age and under. The younger girls and boys to be eligible for for FW Prize Prize :In etth There wi prizet escfc and prizes. "T length acceptetfi 1 _ M: Mr. G. R. Mariroth, prendsnt of tin board el Mr. J, W. Bawden, channn retail Mction of the board of trade. be to "Tlw at ;