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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST 1918 THE LETHBBIDGE DArQ 1IERALU PAGE SINE mmmr Sir Clttrlta was also dteappolntcd that no Cauadlau was discussing a boycott ol Qermau goods after the war. Gen- eral Tan. a .foremost French comman- der had told Mm Ibat there was no question that France would not allow French T4w materials to so to Ger- raStay war. Germany depend- ed on tbe jniporU of raw materials largely from allied countries for her and threats ot slopping these would go far toward shortening Says liorden Should Have Sup- ported Hughes'Re Hun Pacific Possessions Auff. Charles TllbberLTuppor; K. vho lias re- cently returned from Eoglaud, ID an Interview In the World'to- day criUcSi.es what he terms the utterances of Premier Borden in Great Britain. He reerclj (hut at (be Impcrlal.Coiiferenca did not support tho contention of Premier Hughes ol Australia In'fegard (o the former Ger- man possessions In'the Pacific. H was a question "of "vital Importance to Can- ada, vwelL' as and it was significant" that Premier Hughes had to .votco his contentions In public. w- Packet of WILSON'S FLYPADS Were Compelled to Sign a Peace To Prevent Extermina- tion Boston, Aug. National Ar nicnfan Council of TifHs was compell- ed to Blgn a peace wILb Turkey In order to save Enlarge.BecUoirot tlie Armenian population from eitermina lion, -but llio struggle" against (bo Turks (5 continuing, according to a cable message given out in tbts clt> today at the headquarters ol the Ar racnlan Union of America from its accredited represenUlives abroad. The message said ths Armenian army was holding the Baku-El I tavelpol line. As London advices stale the British arm) are now at Baku, It is likely that the British forces are Anemic, Nervous or Run-down It. jpaVto W-V.'An.mle, 1 lo (hit Wlocuhils un'ttn'rini mw J tiwll? Is A Tonlf, ResloraUre, t Blood- In on.. TM, combiMUon Tl 'j, ik. It new bultdRANK HEDLF.Y DRUa COMPANV, CROW'S NESI MINERS PRESENT CASE IflSUPPORIOElNDFflRluLESHIFI ISpecUl to ttie Herald) Fernte, Aug. 16. A mass meeting of Gladstone Ixscal1 was lo have heen held here y ester-, iay, which would have caused a shut-1 lown of the mines for the day, but upon the receipt of a wire from Presi- dent Biggs at Calgary, staling that a meeting of operators, the government agent, Mr. Armstrong and a committee t mine workers had been arranged for next Tuesday at which the matter ivas o have been brought before the meet- ng here today would he taken A committee of miners, Win, Porter, M, and B. Phillips had pre- pared the following letter to be for- varded to the minister of mines at 'ictoria, and It -was this letter that was to uo latd before the miners day. .The letter follows: To the Government of the Province ot British Columbia; Sir: a committee chosen by lladstono LocaU2314; of the United Uine of America, Fernle, n. C., to search Into conditions relating o our claim for only one shilt iu wenty-four the following statement, which we think will cover every phase ot the subject involved. To movement in regard to the one shift was solely Inaugurat- ed ty a desire for greater safety in the mines at'Coal Greek'. Conditions n theso mines were sj ahnormal thai the government -feU'Compelled to as- certain .given conditions which seetneii ;ffling to the engineering talent of he province, and which has resulted an'appalling.loss ot life in our community; In'furtheraiice .61 Ihia' object, the chief mining engineer of the U.S.A. Bureau George S. was engaged to conduct- an., investigation ot coridttions In-'the'Crows'Nest coal field. Mr. report will then be used together withipther: reports ap- pearing in of: mines annual year .ending 19Vi to forward onr contention, First, Jn'i regard to Mn Ricft's re- porjt :.ire -rody say "ithai he exj laustively the question oi "blimps" and their causes and .his con- clusion's1 may bo regarded as'-logical. While vre may agree his mothod of dealing with yet we feel that the greater danger may" gardetl as 'ft'hat is kn.own-as "blow- outs" or gas flows. On'pasc that'thecgaa- ftow from when.the ,thp.as toubding amount of -cubic feet per -When the mine n-orklng; cubic feet was glVen off, there bains approximately three times as much gas floV when Tvork- ing as when the mine was Idle. So it is safe lo assume that" when cubic feet is given In twenty-four hours, that the "greater .mount of cubic he given iff In the sixteen hours of rerlodsp which would be cubic feet plus. cuhlc .feet which Is the Tierladlcal amoun giveti of; on an Idle day, which woutt equal cubic feet, H may The pardoned tis It we IHlio digression at thia to submit for your Jlttle data obtained from the city' of Medl cine Hat, in order.to make the condl lions ive labor under 'more krfanifes to the government an6 to the. pebph of the province, anfl to further em. phasize tht> terrific posulbilllic can.develop. Am6unt ot gas used at present fn Medicine Hat for lighting and healfqg approximately dJbic'feet o gas is usert per day for a popufatfon 6 To we submit, bo a fair and reasonable method of arf certalnlng the Raa flqK- if nee esalty compelled us we WotiH'haTe re course to ihe table of mm6'ifr stac pics 508, ol-the Minuter, .o MIr.cs Report) and though ures woiiM startle the mining m _ yet. naturally, in an fnqueal which would follow tiny caae of aaphyilatlon these figures which we'" produce from Iho government's, own report, lo show the highly da'njjerou conditions under which -we tre com peliecl lo work, 136 shown lul la a. slightly abnormal condltton, other ttgares may he produced to ahov ii leaser'content In any of'tha !oda. However, will state, th'a is no qualifying condftlo'n k account for gas coBtenl on In fact notfitnK unusuil. Intptctors'.TlsLls or reporls nirel mention slight bumps which r el Ms large amounts of while there' many InatancM of (men. being draw: vnt on account of gas flow, ud TK record being made of thft On Wft further draw thft fttuntlon of th government fo this phase of the'ft flows, blow outs and bumps th.at hnr In the Crows Jfesi field. 'They have Invariably on the afternoon shift which, featur of Ifre happenings heflrr'oiit, Mr, Illci's "report .wh'eit that the mlrieJk ileVefoptn loo continuously or rapidly. DevGlopmanfJi arft. rapidly progprcj fling.to ft pomt of thc'apex of and wfl iniifl, IliorWorc, r gas ilow finally we have the ame conditions which were manifest- d'al MorVlssey Mines when fourteei ves were lost. Quality of Gas. ...sslni? from, this (juesUon of. ga ows and though eveu Ihe figures n on page 308ve therefore come o tho following conclusions: That we agree with Mr recommendation on page 50, paragraph (bj i.e., to prevent dan er ,of. outbursts ovinyhelmmg men "hat such' g'rouafl ho; only advanced av njodera'te shut In wphty-fpur h'ourj, cannot deter mine employment, ye! re can point, cut lo tlie govern men hat iMias a share in the responsibil ty for our. safetyi and that we will hr in' ca'ae- of fatal acciden rislne out of'these conditions U ilace tlie onus .for. same on the gov rnment. DICKENS' LONDON IN WAR. TlME cfijtf Contrasts r. 3. n. Sims, In the London Chonicle.) wandered (he other- alternoo ffie' old familiar spots'in. th Borough, which aje_such appealing su rivals' 61 Dickon's Laud' in. London h'ere'came to ray mind the lively le t American friendi Fel >Bp describing ii Cornwall he was nfitld and you coul mve seen but one gleam of the hrigh Ires by .which we sat In itie big room of; ancient inns at night until-Ion after the small hours.'had come, an ;one, or smelt hut one steam-of. th i ot punch 'Which Beanie, In fever in a huge, broad, china howl never laughed in my-llfe oa 1 did o this journey. It would ;have done, yo ;ood to hear I tliink of the bapny.days and nigh I of long ago when Dickens found th joy of life, in every street and bywa great' city, and the an :he wassail bowl were th Merrle'EnglandJn which he-llvcdfan contrast them with the days that ar when Britain' is' fighting for her ven existence as a nation, when .the Too of'the people fs strictly iralione wjen .the close during the'many hours "ot.lhe, dayj an wh'en, long- b'efore Curfe rrugs'Wt! arid'hushes the great'clt In.silence.. 1 enter -the. Borough from Ixmclo tHgV, and at the Southward find not "contemplating the of th capifali bql-fnjhe uniform "of the Kin and on his sleeve.thewound stripe that tell of Iho share he has had UTlng the capital, i '_ .Memories of.Bill ..a 1 step mlo the 'lllgh-strcet tujldoj peers out at'me from a n; sllsy fcs'ilng to fin oH-world slu. a loofc In the and I thlnfc of Bill SlXes and his do and l> iwonder II Nancy would j ha1 managc-il something for with one of her. coupon B. B th6 Nancy who passes me today-wea Bill's badge. He is doln a hit of good work for a change, Jt on Ihe Weslern front Near Ihe top of Ihe there Is an air raid which tejla the nobility and gentry of the Borough that the greatest safety will be found by staying At horned 1 think ofFajin on a night raid. He would probamy haVe gone down the nearest Iho Balea, being" un- have wjth hffn. And what >n ideal burning''ground the (aw on air raid 'tjK for wonder what Mr. Pickwick would ave thought ot Australian soldiers at e d.oor ot And what would am have bad to eay to tho preUy! >stwoman? i turn down narrow passage at a back of the old Here re still some portions of the prison. t the door of one ot the little houses at are facwl by tho waits of the U house ot captivity where Mr. DOT- It lay a prisoner for debt, a youth in uniform of the Royal Air Force is lug to a erey-haired old lady, prob bly hia graudmother. I wonder what he old lady tUlnks ot aeroplanes ami >rmeu, and aa I glance up at ttie Ule windows let inlu the high prison all. 1 wouiler how the poor debtors hare felt on a Zeppelin, night. As I look at the 6mart young Ith bis cap balanced jauntily the de'of his head, 1 think of the amar.c- ruent with which Mr. Pickwick would avo eyed him through his goW-rim- ned spectacles, and 1 see Sam Welier ncreasing the angle at which he wears is old white bat in good humored ockery at the apparition. Little Dorr Playground. Tn Little Dorrit's playground child en are still at play, but one. of the ittla girls is being called home by her nother. The mother wears a uni- 6rm with trousers to It. and there arc etters ou the collar of her tunic which uggest that she !a In the euiploymeul of a'Viadow-cleanlDg company. How jtttle Dorrft would have' stared to fnd a mother In trousers In her play- round! And'ivhat would Maggie have aid? At the top end of the passage thai eada from the High-street to LIUle Dorrlt'e playground there are two cs- abllshin'enta that were familiar ob- 'eclsjn the Dickens daj's. One Is a mblic house and the 13 a pawn hop. But though it is early In the ifternoon the public house Is elosed bj Legislature's harsh decree. Before the war Ihfs establishment was so liberal y-'patronized by the ladles of the neighborhood that the proprietor ound U necessary to placard the win dows with a notice that no drink must ie taken outside. This was nuH0 a necessary order, for until it was en orced you had to push your wa> hrough a small army ot mothers re- reshing the Inner woman before you :ould reach the ground on which their iffspring were nt play. Tbat typica .cene of Dickens Land in London has passed with the war, probably never to 'eturn, 'i And the riot of the streets as Dick :ns knew them has passed away, too ?he boys of the Borough no longer ight each other. They are fighting herr country's foe. The ragged wreck age tbal inspired the pencil of Crulk CURES ECZEMA "SWA1ZEMA" as a treatment fo Salt lUieum, '.Scrofula, Boils Pimples and Running Sores is no long er ID.', its' experimental stages. Fo years heen earning testimonial like'this follqvvjnjj: ''While; at. college some years ag my daughter developed Uozema' o :ier hands .''Treatment hy skin spe cialists for many months, while hene effect a cure. On. he return home'I decided lotry'a spec fie advertised locally as "Swalrjcina compouuded'by you. Improvement wa noticeable In a short time and th disease Disappeared following a treatment. H has not return ed for ove'r two years." Guaranteed and sold In Lethbrfdge b THE KENNY A ALLIN CO., LTD DRUGGISTS Rtildmtial Church School lor Boys Ktk. for fcjil KIBIitr BalOTL MWni trtlUrf. kMitllnl SehMl (w Eojl Bf I It. Fall Term comnttnces Stpiember 12 Success es, 15 [8.. R.JI.C. Bnlrance 1st place, passed. r stroll along .the; High-street f noU. thai conscrfptfon 'aind Var con- dlllooij hav6 played haVoc with tho Dfckifins types thai unill recently wero itlll to be lound the entrance to Ihe yard of 'the re- wiDtl-uii VMkwIckfan days. 5'Votiple'of .Wflaci, are chatting -H-lfii rt n H, Pickwick' -nilJJ On the Afoi Stfm Toronto Conserva- tory of Muiic Sir. Edmund Walker, C.V.O., Preildeiit' A. S .Vojt, Doc., Mutlol Olreetor' Tbe Moit Splendidly Equipped School of ib tbe Dominion. Unrlvjlled FaellHtef for the Thorouth TralnTn'g of Profei- ilonil ind Non-Prcfeiitonil i A. WELL-APPOINTED RESI.' DENCE FOR YOUNO WOMEN J -STUDENTS. lor Book, Centrt .tyllnbui and Women') Residence Pamphlet.' Contervatory School of Cultndir F. H. Klrkpttrtck, Ph.D., ..o: Rddlnu, Phyilcal and 'Vocal Culture, Dramatic, Art ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE Cwwda to For full. Information apply to AJI or CpmpSnVi 270 Main S l is consiuiuous by hs absence. e sorgiug clilzcns. the arshippers ol tbc nowing bowl, the uth and (ho middle-aged that found Joy ot lite In tho Lot anj rlbel. ILous all Ihese have vanUhed. The jAtndon that they knew throba now with the staiu and sober note of Rood work and good will, good work tor tue war, anO food will to li'la it. High Grade American Dentistry you consider toil your health WNEX yo your a clearnesa of your speech depends on the condilion ol your leeth. surely you don't have to lie coaxed into visiting tho dentist. What then is it. that keeps you away. It cannot lie price, as far as concerned liecause in vlevr or tho guaranteed 4'peniumcnt lasting- etc-nlal which lurn out, our prices aro exceptionally low. But one escusc remains lo possibly are afrslrl or a. dcnt- ul openition. Then dismiss that from Nyour mind, We have reiluced painless dentistry to ait exact science. Our pa- tients from far and near gladly testify to the fact Dentistry As We Practise H Is a Gentle Art. Drs. Bruner, Richards Nelson High Grade American Dentistry PHONE Ott Elk., 4 Doors from Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbridge LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA EIGHTH AVENUE E, EDMONTON CRISTALU BLOCK. If It's Electrical We Have-ft. AND OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT. OO RELIABLE AND HIGH GRADE WORK; WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF Ffx-. TURES FOR STORE, OFFICE AND HOME. The Star Electric Co. FIFTH STREET SOUTH E. LEICESTER We're _ Jusrfc As Particular As %u About Tires OUR customers are thrifty, calculating fellows who know tire up-keep 6osts. Believe us, we've looked into this tire proposition from top to bottom. Take our advice' and. buy Diamonds, the one best buy on the market The monds we have out customers are running less trouble, and costing less in the end than' any other! tires we know. fat a TnWin Kvfrnni CM- me ud yoa ban the ideal tire equipment Baalim Motor Co. of Union Bank ;