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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBWDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, AUGUST Sb; Jktbbribge Blbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rtttfi: delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year by mail, per year jWoekly, by mail, tier year 18' ..J5.0 ..11.01 TELEPHONES Bastosss Office............... 1252 Editorial Office 1234 W. A. Buchanan John Ternnce Managing Director Business Manager Dates of expiry nf ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration date IB cur' authority to tjontinua the iub- scrlption. Your King and Country need you H0h't THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Yesterday's despatches recorded stil further prepress by allied troops on nil fronts. The Italians are gradu driving the Austrian forces from the Carso plateau, and are daily taking numbers of prisoners. The Russian advance along the Ga liclan front continues unchecked. In the region of ihe middle Siripa the Austrians have been pursued to the northern bank of. the Dnelster. Substantial gains on British and French fronts to the extent of nearly a mile along wide fronts, are recorded. Fighting with the Turks at Suez and in Mesopotamia continues. STUDY THE FREE HOSPITAL QUESTION We are pleased to see that the Hos- pital Board decided that the time was not ripe to consider the free hospital question, not because they dc not be- lieve in the principle involved but be- cause there are so many details of management .and financing to work out. Tlie principle stands out clear cut and free public hospitals are coming, probably sooner than many of us im- agine. But, as we pointed out last Thursday, there are so many import- ant details to be worked out, all of which bear on the practicability of the scheme, that it is better to take' plenty of time to study. the problem every angle. The United Farmers of Alberta have the whole_ question pfi free hospitals in hand and if Leth- bridge keeps pace with them we will be elding very well. But it is a ques- tion of which we should not lose sight for a moment RICKED UP IN SSINGCZZ1 FOR THE BTJST HAN A baby with two teeth was born In a Calgary hospital. Prodts resulting from the Brandom summer fair totalled f The re- ceipts were C. B. Waasen is the new Norwegian consul in Calgary, succeeding Ernes G. Pescod.' There were four times as mans births in Calgary during the month ot July as there were deaths, there being 187 births and 38 deaths. The congregation of Knox church Gbderlch, extended a call to Rev. R C. McDermld of Stayner .to succeet Rev. George E. Ross, now of Montreal Lieut. Harold G. Henderson, son ol Lord Farlngdon. has been appointed .IliUry secretary on the staff of the Duke of Devonshire. John J. Coughltn, a prominent Stratford lawyer, has been appointed county judge of Kent, Ont, in suc- cession to Judge John L. Dowlin, re- signed. The old lighthouse, which has been landmark for years at Cobourjr wharf, is to be torn down, and it! place supplied by a revolving light at :he emTbf the pier. The Xew York schools will not be permitted to open as scheduled on September 11, because of the epi- demic of infantile paralysis. Newfoundland dealers In cod liver ..1 estimate that they must face a oss of about a million dollars as a result of changed conditions in the market ,this year. The Mooney Biscuit and Candy com- pany, limited, with plants at Strat- ord. Montreal, Winnipeg, and Van- has made an assignment in ayor of its creditors, documents be- ng Sled at Stratford. A calf was born on the farm of Mrs. onn Bossence at Harrington, Zorra ownship, Ont, which had two well- leveloped heads. The body was lightly deformed. It died a few miri- ites after birth. After attending the formal opening if the Red Cross hospital at Buxton, England. Gen. Sir Sam Hughes raotor- d to Chattsworth and spent the night with thelDuke of Devonshire, return- ng the next day. A gift of JlOO to buy comfort for THE SCA BEHEAD" tt IIP :p 111 V; "MlM CANTll ANY MORE Cartoon from Baltimore American. (CONTINUED FROM; FJMXT PAGE) h R. B. SHOULD SEND OUT S, O. S. CALL "I think it is one of the most dis- tressing signs of the times that wo- men will buy these long white kid shoes when they might get plain ones for half the; money and give the rest to the Red Cross." Thus.spake R. B, Bennett, JI.P., to a. Calgary audience on Sunday even- ing. When R. B., jolly old bachelor that he is, starts talking about the sort of shoes the ladies should wear, we imagine he is getting beyond his depth. His on the above occasion was all he was endeavoring to tell the'. audience that everyone should give to the Red Cross and the Patriotic Fund until it his was awful. Couldn't he find something he knows more about than laities' shoes to talk of? If R- B, ever goes up against the vote in Calgary he will find out the terrible he has made.- For the majority of ladies would rather go without food than be put ol the fashion, and white ehoes are the fashion this season. Probably the guilty ladies are living pn .two meals a day in order to give to tie patriotic funds. R. B. should Stick to his knitting and" not go wan dering into the realms of milady's choice. is distinctly pat of fcii element, and cuts a ludicrous figura .for one who sways the House of Com- TCCSE under his magic oratory. given to Lieut-Col Colquhnun, of- or water? known today. The rerdict will be The Russian bear seems to be get- ting up speed as he goes, swallowing a few Austrian towns and a thousand or two Hun prisoners as daily break- fast food. But.just wait till he strikes his stride, .Now is the time to prepare for the, big Patriotic Fund campaign this fall; Lethbridge is to or three dollars a head of pcpu.st.on. It is a big task, but the city raised 137000 list year, so there's no doubt about the outcome. The Rossjand staunch Tory paper heads' in article telling of the visit of Premier Bowser and his flee- lioneering party to .that place: "The Home of the Minister of Mines Turns Out En Mawe to Greet Extinguished Penonfttei." tot MOB. cpnvmandins )that .battalion, by Patriotic league of Braatford. Employees of the Giielph sewers and'public works department, who by a. strike in May obtained an increase 'rpra cents to 25 cents an. hour, have again struck, demanding 30 cents. In. order to produce revenue from lUTpius .water from artesian wells in whiter months, and as a means of pre- serving the health of the community, the Gait'vater commission is consid- ering going into the business of mak- ing fresh-water ice. By the breaking of a bottle of cham- pagne over one of the gates, Mrs. wife of J. Bnoch Thomp- son, Spanish contul at Toronto, open- ed'the aerial tramway brer the Whirl- pool, ..constructed' by the Niagara .Spanish-Aflrocar company. An .unusual operation .was perform- ed at 'this Western hospital, Toronto, in an effort to save the life of William Armstrong' of Mimics, who had sus- -m'fractured skull while working at .the- plant of the New Toronto Pa- per jBbi-'company. A small silver -was inserted in Armstrong's head where the skull was badly frac- tured, .and it is hoped that this will -life. Director of Prussian State ItallwayB has issued a new order to women employed ae conductors and They must in future thei? ordinary service uniform, includ- ing 'dark grey wide and.other articles of feminine attire will: only be allowed when the em- plbyew are off duty and outside the railway premises. On the Berlin ele- vated railway, where women guards Have already worn knickerbockers for some, time past, the Prussian railway administration has ordered that they shall weir long trousers like the men's. TREASURY BILLS EXEMPT London, Aug. treasury has that the capital and in- terest of treasury bill and war expenditure certificates issued hence- forth, from the British in- come tax and from any taiation now or in the future, while held by per- nclihsr dcniicilsd. nor crdiu resident in the United Kingdom. Grave? will get into, some fields of arley. Towards the end of the week utte a Jew farmers will be. into- their ats and everything" points to an early arvest as all 'grains are' ripening very j however, the act should have been I modelled along the lines of the Wash- j ington act, which cpntained clauses ported that measure. He believed, Fourth bahalion fast with no tost or Aug. conditions of all; crops in the "district are more beneficial tbremier's duly point of attack was the Liberal candidate. Here he resorted to the peanut method of electioneer- ing. He twisted the- truth Into a tangle of untruths and placed a diff- ereut meaning oa the remarks of the Liberal candidate.' He fought des- perately, but not according to the Marquis of Queeusbury rules. For his attack he received a chilly ap- plause, while the cheers for Dr. King were given with a hearty shout. The Liberals In attendance were well sat- isfied with the result of .the meeting. Premier Bowser was presented with a beautiful hand-picked bouquet, sel- ected from the many beautiful plants at the government building' grounds. With the NEW FORD at You Get Ford Service -'NufSaid The Ford Garage 1232 3rd Avenue South. Phone 633. What Girls and Boys Think About Advertising A number of .Entries iri the and Smile" Competition will be published in this space. Keruiu.Office, City. good rntcrCEts all. T ink to success; jijverybstly satisfied. Age 10 ALICE I. ROSS, lG19-3rd'AMnuo'N. ;