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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 191� THE LETHBBcGE DApjy IIERALU PAGE NINE V fiays Borden Should Have Supported Hughes Rc Hun Pacific Possessions sir Charles wan also (ttsappolntod that no Canadian was dlscusslne a hoycott of Qerman goods after the war, Ocn-oral Pan, a foremost French commander had told him that there was no question that France would not allow French raw materials to go to Ger-miihy afto^ lUo war. Germany depended on the Imports of raw materials largely from allied countries for her manufaotiirers and threats of stopping thoBO would go far toward shortoning the war. Vancouver,, Aug. 17.-Sir Charles Hibbort Tuppor, K, C, who has recently returned from Kngland, In an Interview In the Vancouver World today criticizes what he terms tho "namby-pamby" utterances of Premier Borden in Great Britain. Ho regro(-s that Canada's representative at the Imperial Conference did not support tho contention of Premier Hughes of AtiHt'raUtt In regard to the former Gorman possessions In tho Pacific. It was a nnostion of vital import.anco to Canada, as wall as to Australia and it was Hignlflcant that Premier Hughes had to voico his contentions in public. UPTHESIRUGGIE WITH M MS Were Compelled to Sign a Peace To Prevent Extermination Cleaii t� handle. Sold by all Drug, fists, Grocers and General &orc$f fat (Sirb. Eiubliiliad-n'rerfiftyyeaii |.|^ All Dcp�rliiiaiiU f ram KIndcmcten ( UniTcnitrMattlnlitlon. For CHlcndar apply to tho Bnrear. Hoatun, A\ig. 17.--The National Ar monlan Council of Tiflis was compel! ed to sign a peace with Turkey in order to save a large section of the Armenian population from extermination, but tho struggle ngaiiuHt tho Turks is continuing, according to a cable message given out in this city today at the headquarters of the Ar monlan Union of America from Its accredited representatives abroad. The message said tho Armenian army was holding the Baku-BUxavetpol line. As London ad^^lccfl state tho British army are now at Baku, it is likely that tho British forces are 'With the Armen inns, Tlio message was as follows. "Have rocelvod telegram from Northern Per sla to the effect that the National Ar nicnion Council of Tiflis was compelled.to sign a peace with Turkey where' bytho district of Brlran EtchmiaI:Sin as far as the River Karhagh on the east, have boon proclaimed as independent jVrmpninn republic and this In order to save a large section of tho Armenian population from extermina tlon. The struggle against the Turks uoverthcless, continues and the Ar menians are holding the Baku-BHz avctpol line. "Antrank, tho commander of the Armenian forces at Nahitchovan has protested in tho narao of tho Armen ian army against the peace treaty with Turkey and has declared that his army is determined to continue the war against the Turks.- "A large section of tho Armenians from tho district of Mara and Alex-andropol occupied by the Turks have moved to VJadicaucasus and are in great distress." KEBP YOUR SHOES NEAT WHITE LIQUID Bin White 1^ I (BAKING ^ MADE IN ^^^^ CANADA E WGILLETTCO.LTD. TORONTO.C ANADA WINNIPEG MONTREAL CROW'S NEST NIINERS PRESENT CASE TO SyPPORTDEMAND FOR SINGLE SHIFT WHITE CAKE Dressing' FOR MENS. WOMENS AND CHILDBEN S SHOES ALBERTA LADIES' COLLEGE (Formerly of Red Deer) UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, EDMONTON A High Class Residential School jfor Girls and;Young Women Only. Course of Study: ACADEMIC-Public and High School Work. MUSTC-^Plano, VioWn, Vocal. COMMERCIAL-Shorthand. Typewriting, Bookeeping. PINK ART , ' PHYSICAL Dl^lLL Students of all school ages are admlttedV FALL TERM OPENS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER lOth, 1918, For Calendar write the Registrar, Dept, P. REV. N. D, KEITH, M:A., B.D., Prosildent Weaky AnemiC; Nervous or Run-down ? WHAT a blMilnK now healll� would ba to you whp ara Weak, Aromlo, N�t�oa� er JJun-do'wn-what a comfort to know that Wlacarnls can nlve you tho new hwllil �n4 now vitality you need. The rijaaon In �a�lly undoratood-WlncarnU Is n Tonic, a Rostoratlve, a Blood-malcar and a Ncrve-bulldci^all in ana. TIlis fourfold combination srlvw It a fourfold powar. It pramoloa nair alrandh. It makaa new blood, it builds up new nerve fore*; and It Burchargea the whole body with new vitality. That la why WInoarnia makea you feel well ao quickly. Tha feanaflt bcslni with the very flrst' doae. Tfou can feel If doing you Bood, The Neir, Winearnii a! combination of Extract o{ Beef, Extract of Malt, Iron und Mang^naae. GlicarophoephatsB of Calcium Fotaaaium and Sodium with � apedally aelectad wlna. a Tonic, llMtarativc.Bkwd-build.,' ( and Nerve-food. Prescribed by laatinir health-not a temporary patching up-not a mero ilaBb-m-tbe-pan"-but real new, vigorous health. Will ytu try Jait ana bottle? Wincarnla not only contalna tho very elements of which our bodies are composed and without which it would fade and die-but It Jiaa these wonderful properties in their most �ssimilative form. Every tncredlent of WIncarnIs la endorsed and recommended in the daily practice of the members of the medical profession tho world over. Pnprltlori; Colmaii.& Co., IIJ., WltKaniis HV*j, Norwich, Eng, Canadian Offict, ty Portland St., Toroiila; Prank S. Ball, RcsiJiiit Dirfclor. Satet AsfUls/or theVaminien; XalfliJ. Parsons * Co., Foi BullJInt, Ternili, Large Small Size $1.00 . OblainabU from Ih* Following Drug Storae; � 'jro; HroVfjaofriArA'i.~co'.,Lm - ' FRANK HeULEY DRUG COMPANY. (Special to tnc Herald) I>"'ernle, Aug. 16. A mass meeting of Gladstone Local was to have been held here yesterday, which would have caused a shnl-down of the mines for the day. but upon the receipt of a wire from President Bigg!) at Calgary, stating that a meeting of operators, tho government agent, Mr. Armstrong and a committee of mine workers had been arranged for ne.\t Tuesday at which the matter was to have been brought before the meeting here today would be taken up. A committee of miners, Wm. Porter, A. M. Lees and W. B. Phillips had prepared the following letter to be for warded to the minister of mines at Victoria, and It was this letter that was to be laid before the miners today. The letter follows: To the Government of the Province of British Columbia: Sir: We, a committee chosen by Gladstone LK)cal,. 2314^ of tho United Mine Workers of America, Fernio, B. C, to search into conditions relating to our claim for only one shift lu twenty-four hours, make the following statement, which we think will cover every phase of the subject involved. To begin-the movement in regard to the one shift was solely inaugural ed by a desire for greater safety in tho mines at Coal preek. Conditions in these mines were so abnormal that tho government felt compelled to ascertain given conditions which seemed baftling to the engineering talent of tho province, and which lias resulted In an appalling loss of life In our community. In'furtlierance of this object, tho chief mining engineer of the U.S.A. Bureau of Mines, George S. Rtc�� was engaged to conduct an investigation of conditions In tiie Crows Nest coal field. Mr. Rice's report will then be used together with other reports appearing in the department of mines annual report. for the year ending 1917 to 'forward our contention. First, in regard to Mr, Rice's re- : port we may say that he goes ex-|�. haustively into the question of "bumps" and their causes and his conclusions may be regarded as logical. Wliile we may agree -yvith his method of dealing with the same, yet we feel that the greater danger may be regarded as wiiat is known-as "blowouts" or gas flows. On page 340, a statement is made that the gas flow from No. 1, Bast-when the mine was ic)le, was thq as: tounding amount of 1,795;680 cubic feet per day.- When the mine was working, 4,184,600 cubic feet was given off, there being approximately three times as much gas floV when working as when the mine was idle. So it is saCe to assume that when 4,184,600 cubic feet is given ^oft in twenty-four hours, that the 'greater amoimt of cubic feet would be given off In the sixteen hours of tho'^three periods, which would be 3,586,040 cubic feet plus 5!>8,r.60 cubic feel, which is the periodical amount given off on an Idle day, which would equal 4,184,600 cubic foeL  - It may be pardoned us if we make aj little digression at this p'oint in order' to submit for your perusal,some little data obtained from the city'of Medicine Hat, In order to make tjic conditions we labor under more "Snanitest to the government and to the people of the province, and to further emphasize th� terrific possibilities that can develop. Amount of gas used at present in Medicine Hat 'for lighting and heating, approximately 3,000,000 aubic feet of gas Is used per day for a population 6t 11,000. To resume-This we swbmlt, would bo a fair and reasonable method of ascertaining the gas flow. But, if necessity compelled us we Would'have recourse to the table of mine air samples (page 308, oX  the Mlnlater. of Minos Report) and though these figures would startle the mining world, yet naturally, in an inquest which would follow any case of asphyxiation these artw'.he figures which we would produce from the govornmeDt's. own I'eport, to show the highly dangerous conditions under which we are com-pelled to work. It may b6 shown or argued that thi� is a slightly abnormal condition, and other figures may be produced to ghow a lesser content in any of the periods. However, we will state that there* is no qualifying condition to account for gas content on page 340, In fact nothing unusual. _ Inspectors' visits or reports rarely mention slight bumps which release largo amounts of gas, while there are many instances of men being drawn out on account of gas flow and no record being made of tho same. On Afternoon Shift.' We further draw the attention of the goYernment to this phase of the gas flows, blow outs and bumps that have taken place In the Crows Nest cQal field. They have invariably happened on the afternoon shift which feature of the |iapi>enhig.. Tho gorging cltiznns. Mio wi-ll-to-do worshippor.4 of llic llowing bmvl. tlic youth and tho mirldlo-agod that found Us Joy oC life in tho hot anil r�bol- lintis liquors, all these have vanished. Tlic I,(in(!()i: that they knew throbs now with tho staid and sober note of gond work imuI good will, good work for tlio war, and good will to win it. � : ? DICKENS' LONDON IN WAR , > .!. TIME ? Some' Odd Contrasts High Grade American Dentistry Wlff'j.V you consldor dial, your llfnfllth ynur aiiiioai-iUico. yrs. o,von, tho cloarnosH of your speoch duponds on thn condition of your Icelh, suroly you don't, liavi' lo lie co.-ixcd into visiting Iho donti?!. Wliai llii'u is it that keeps you Jiway. It cannol lio price, as far as wo nro conoonii'd liorainK? in view of tho Knar;uil(>od ^iieriiuiiionf. lasting- dental work wbicli wo turn out. our prices nro oxcopllnniilly low. IJiil oiio oxciiso rem.i'Ins to you-yon possilily aro afraid ot a donl-iil niicrutloii. Then lii-smiss Unit from Nyoiif iiiinil. Wo bavo riMluo