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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 7 POCK THE LETHBHIDOK AfLt AUGUST 1918 i m ttbc DAILY AND WttKLY WttHtniOOl fctftALD INQ tlMITBD Strict L tuohanan Prwldrat And Managing Director BuslnMt MM tortl Mitortl pm per year by par year by aatl per year by par year to ot expiry af dally OB addraai UbaL Aeemt of oata to amtaorlty to continue tka tab to end And what is going to happen to the structure after war Probably pride fixing In the cnae of necessities would create a sit uation that would bo hard to But we do not tee that It could he much worse than the haphazard plan under which we are now And wo would have the knowledge that legitimate profits could be meas Under the present plan petty profiteering Is THE PROGRESS OF THE The situation on the western front hae changed little during the past although satisfactory alterations in the lines from the allies stand point have been The French on Sunday commenced an attack on a tenmile front between the Aisne and the and advanced a total of two miles into the enemy They have penetrated to within a mile of The British and Canadians during the week have been able to make some satisfactory although the general offensive has not yet been re The situation in Siberia hasalso The Americans during the week landed forces at and the Japanese are also rushing troops into Siberia through Manchu The Indications are that increas ing aid will be available for the Czech forces contending the APPRECIATION OF GREAT of told a Ohautauqua audience the other eve ning that he was ashamed of the his tory textbooks placed in the hands of the children across the He apolo gized for them and declared they would be rewritten after this Britain and Canada nave received many enthusiastic tributes from Am erican speakers here during the past few We believe these tributes havo been sincere because they have been uttered by men who are in a position to know the facts at first The relations between United States and Great Britain have under gone a lightninglike change since the entered the The American press teems with kindly references to her AngloSaxon One of from the Kansas City is worth reproducing We owe England a cheer for The old girl is She has in the nautical phrase of one of her own favorite ours a point closer to the wind for us than a man coutd expect of his own married She has stood by at every crisis from the Her de stroyer fleet took the sea before ours was ready and battled the submarine at a time when it seemed that mon ster might dispute our She sent us coal last winter when thous ands of tons of ships were tied up in our harbors for want of Lets not forget Englands been a good neigh bor and a good right through the time when most of the flowers we were sending down to the footllght were marked for her La Belle Lef s not forget that she never failed to join her voice to ours in ac claiming that wonderful kept right on doing handy jobs for UP PASSING THE RETURNED SOLDIERS AND THE ALIEN We do not particularly blame the Great War Veterans for the stand they have taken In the Pincus The alien enemy question is one which has been troubling the authorities in all the belligerent and while Britain and the United States seem to have gone much farther than we have nevertheless a perusal of British rfnd papers from time to time will show that the trouble has not yet been John Bull1 has been making a great campaign tor closer watch on the alien This has been based on the menace of the German spy and ot course It has been a very important In the while there are thousands of alien enemies on the freedom ot these people is being curtailed greatly from time to There is no doubt that there has been much about the alien enemy pol icy of the Domlnibn that has been and which tends to arouse the anger ofthe Great War The effective plan of dealing with the trouble would be to intern all alien but this would have such a depressing effect on production that the government has looked for some method to get around the Paroling the alien has been the plan used Jn toe case of those aliens whose presence in the country is not con sidered a direct menace to the cause of the This plan however re quires an individual policy for each alien rather than a general policy for and It is but natural that the in dividual plan should go wrong at putting the government in tict water with tha returned sol As the war goes on and more and more soldiers there is bound to be a growing demand for a more suitable policy of a general One of these is advanced by the Great War Veterans In a resolution to the effect that the alien enemy labor be and that his earnings over and above the pay of a soldier should go to government This would be an ideal though whether it could be carried out in a practical way we are not sure We know that at the begin ning of the war when a labor was glut on the organized labor was opposed to the It savored too much of placing organized labor in competition with prison and the labor men would not countenance there is a demand for labor on every and the plea of unfair competition would not enter In to the ThOj government should give the veterans proposal every consideration before turning down the It is certain that some other plan for hand ling the alien must be adopted if trouble is to ba Mounted ot Medicine has been ot thd Royal Air son of Frederick Green of was Albert of well known as a hockey and lacrosse was killed In Solon a son of and of was reported to have died of wounds in Wilfred ot at one time a member Of the Bank of Commerce at Calgary and has been wounded for the second who wtfs for some tlmo supervising officer of the Canadian in the Paris Is coming to Canada to take charge of the Work in the with headquarters at Captain Alexander Watson son ot the late James County Crown and of was kill ed in action August it is officially Persons who want to avoid the Spanish or the common var iety of the same disease were warned by the New York health department not to kiss except through a hand Subject to his of was appointed medical superintendent of the Regina general hospital by the board of gov ernors to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of WHERE 18 THEEND OF IT ALL It may be all very well to say that pricefixing of the commodities of life is an impossible but when one is confronted every three or four months with a statement from the dir ector of coal operations of this dis trict that the wages ot all coal min ers must be raised 20 or 25 cents per day the need of price fixing in order to arrive at a basis for wages Is at onoa apparent Tka increases granted to the min ers under the plan of increasing tbe dally wage according to the increase In the price ot has am ounted to 79 cents a day since the last Agreement was signed This is per Other trades hava right to expect a similar In And the end is not For the price of ooal goes and the rail ways then start talking about the in craaued fuel Then comes an in crease in the freight and imme diately an Increase in the price of And automatically that raises the cost of living of the and they gat another wage in orawav We do not blame the miners for fatting an Increase in wages to meet the Jumping cost of But it can fca seen ttaat as long as the present lack of increases bound to Where is it going ENLARGE ELEVATOR AT From Our Own Correspondent McKay of the Dominion Experimental Farms to gether with paid a visit here on Wednesday and had a look over the crops of the Nobleford Foun dation They were very well sat isfied with what they saw in the way of wheat and The who was tak en sick last week here on Monday accompanied by his wife and child to spend a few days in bethbridge seeing the doctors and they intend to go to the mountains for a couple ot weeks for a Services will be arranged for in the local church while they are Addition To Work has been commenced on the new addition to the elevator belonging to the Alberta Pacific Elevator This addition will double the capacity of the present house and will enable them to handle their business here in a better Miss Benson was a visitor from here to the recent fair at Buchanan has been spend ing a few days with friends at Womens Last Thursday the Nobleford branch of the Womens Institute held their meeting at the home of White and ft very enjoyable time was It was derided that the canning outfit proposed to bo got at the last meeting would be too late to be ot much service this and so Buchanan moved and Burns seconded that a knitting machine be purchased together with the neces sary wool to make comforts for the men in the Smiths re signation as secretary was accepted and Harris was appointed in her while Buchanan was elected assistant auditor in the place of The recent visit or Over has been raised in Canada for the Patriotic Miss Delia of was found drowned In Long Roy of tho son of of Medicine Is reported Roy aged was drowned In duckpond on the farm of at Richmond The death occurred at Quebec of former collector of at the age ot 84 p In some parts ot Ireland where there is a marked shortage ot silver the merchants blame the umall farmers for hoarding Among the courses at Prince ton in the fall naval training will be a There will be classes for naval officers under the supervision I of the Navy A trip was made by Frederick of the Philltplnes to be married at Water Miss Edna Three Mile being the During the six months Just passed about cases have been treated in the alcoholic ward of BellevuG Hos New as against cases treated there throughout the corresponding period of for a period of 25 years teacher and instructor in printing at the provincial deaf and dumb Instl and among the best known and popular deaf mutes in died ot typhoid Sugar bowls are to be banished from the tables of railroad dining cars according to an order received by the j Federal Food Board from the Food Administration in Tra vellers who eat en route wilf receive not more than one teaspoonful of Premier Oliver has instructed agent general for the pro vince at London to keep British Col1 umbia house on Regent street open on j Saturday afternoons and British Columbia soldiers are to have access to the place at these As an additional conservation meas ure the Canada food board has order ed until further manuj facturers of canned fruits for sale must not use more than an average of 25 pounds of sugar to 100 pounds of prepared The order is now effect It does not apply to jellies or COOL WATER WITHOUT How many times have we stopped at the farmhouse along our way in the hot summer time and called for a drink of and been told to go to the or drink spring water that had been standing in a pail tor several hours For those who have not the conven ience of the ice house or a cool cis tern the following description ol how to an inexpensive and satisfy ingwater cooler will prove interest Any keg or barrel will do for ordin ary but for the dining room or sitting room in any home the fol lowing will make a neat piece of fur Secure a 10 or 15 gallon cask or preferably A new one that may be and Next secure a stone one of which the diameter is 3 or 4 inches less than the and length of which is 4 or 6 inches Fill the keg with charcoal until the jar sets in level with the top that have the tops of each on a If any let the jar be one quar ter of an Inch the Have the jar in the exact centre of the keg and pack charcoal tightly around the jar until within 2 inches of the top then fill in the rest of the way with Portland cement and three parts sand and one part cem Finish off smooth and and keep a linen towel dampened and spread over the hold in place by a tightfitting Fill the jar with cool water early in the and it will keep cool for DOUBLE TRAGEDY Mul 25 years ascertained by papers found on his body to be a cashier at one of the National banks In New shot a Vina 20 years In the left breast and then ihot and killed himself last In a rooming house oh Metcalfe Street In this Womens overalls continue to sell In large quantities the country ac cording to reports from several manu facturers in New The west and middle west are said to be the largest markets for these The British army lias commls sion including Church of England 662 Roman 774 of Protestant denomina tions and 14 Jewish Thesfe fig ures do not include colonel chaplains engaged locally and Walter Lamb was charged at Winnipeg with being a draft He was fined the costs of the court and ordered to be turned over to the military authorities at Minto Barracks Lamb is a Western Canada mis sionary for the Missionary Church As United States Government require ments for the army are expected to call for onethird of the output of can ned twentyfive per of the total output of canned corn and string about sixty per of the salmon onehalf the out put of canned cherries aud hall that of dried To prevent drafted men from leav ing the Dominion without permits the military authorities are planning to establish a mounted patrol along the international boundary bordering the Detroit During the past two according to Windsor officials more than two thousand Canadian sol diers crossed the border to the United Amendment has been made to the military service regulations by order They now provide that person who knowingly bar or or in any way as slats a deserter or a man absent out leave from the is liable to imprisonment not exceeding six months or a fine of not less than or not more than Murdock of Knox famous as the ister whose attacks on the Scott gov ernment in Saskatchewan over the school question forced the resignation of the then has resigned and entered the militia as chaplain to a Calgary Since the opening of the war McKinnon has taken a lead ing part in the fight against alien en emy propaganda and influence in the who were 21 ot ate tin or before June up to those who hud not yet attained their Slit birthday on June or In other words men born after June 8 end not later than June Tht v The convention provides that Americans in Canada within United states draft ages who dfislre to enter the military service of their own country must enlist or enroll In the United States or re turn to the United before the expiration ot 60 days after the date ot the exchange ot ratifications ot this It llablo to military service in the country In which they are at the said date If not then before tho expiration of 30 after the time when liability shall According to my understanding of the the persons imtnedt ately affected by tho convention are men of the ages mentioned tf they were British Vould be in Class 1 under the Military Service Act of thnt Is to men who are unmarried or married felnce July or who were widowers without children on October Not Married men married before July widowers with and widowers without children who have become widowers since October are probably not affected by the convention at present but will be affected by it when Class 2 ia call edunder the Military Service Act of and the 30day period men tioned above will apply to counting from the date on which such men would become liable for com pulsory service in Canada if they were British Men not yet 21 years of age on June are not affected by the convention at but will be come liable for compulsory military service under the laws ot the United Presumably they will then have a period of 30 days within which they may enlist or enroll in the Uni ted States forces or return to the United Subject to Draft Americans to whom the conven tion applies who do not enlist or en roll In the forces of the United or return to the United within the periods mentioned af ter the expiration of such periods unless exempted by the American consulgeneral at Ottawa under arti cle 3 ot the become Ject to draft into the Canadian forces under the laws and regulations of and may claim exemption under such laws and if entitled in the same manner as If they were British Such not look to the consulate for intervention In the event that they are dissatisfied with the decisions of Canadian exemption According to instructions received from the Department of at men who have already registered for the military service the United States and men who regis through the consulates within the sixty days after July that is not later than will be regarded as having en listed or enrolled in the United States forces within the meaning of the con and after registration need not return to the United States with in the periods fixed by the convention unless and until called by their local boards in the United and are not tile ttilllUry service T6 Amerleant who dMlre to register for the mlliury of the united but who find It Impracticable to appear before n consular officer for the may write to the consul ate asking or blank registration nnd naming Rome notary pub conunlsstoneii of justiceof tho peace In their locality before whom they wish to sign the If tho consulate Is clonvinccd that It Is act ually ImprnctlcdblCi or would bo a grant f6r the registrant to appear In ptiraon In Rdmon or a card will bo fur nished and a local officer will bo designated to take the registration for the Must Get Americans who desire to go to tho United States will havo to obtain permits to leave Canada from a Immigration The blank forms may be obtained from a postmaster or railway ticket office and should be filled and sworn to in the locality where the in dividual Is leaving only the signature of the immigrant to be obtained Rt or or other point where such an officer Is The Im migration Inspector will re quire them to prodiwe proof ot their American This office has at present no in formation regarding the granting of exemption by the American consul general at Ottawa hence It Is Useless for Americana to address enquiries on this to the consulate for the tlmo Tho consulate will make an announcement through the press when It receives Infbrmatlon ganling The foregoing statement convoys my present understanding of the provisions of the Various questions will doubtless arise from tlmo to and further statements will bo issued as inetructlons are re BIRTH the Van Haarlem Hospital on August to and 5th a Luxbathed from head to Her hair has just gloried in a Lux is silky and shines with the radiant glow of Her lace artd crepcde chine frock looks like yet it ia four years to the unique cleansing power of the creamy Lux undergarments her gossamer her white kid have again and again been washed with time they look like pure Water man I hurl won LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED 46 IN CANADA ARE AFFECTED Rogers was discussed and It was regretted hy all that more of tho nirni1 hers did not attend on that 1 An invitation from Saundorson to hold thfiir meeting on September her home was Aiter all the business was over Burns served lunch which was very much en joyeil Ijy Tim school board has decided to build a house for the use o the prin It will be build within the school which have now been fenced and will make a great im provement In that part of the The village council held its usual monthly meeting last but there was only routine business to go Many Americans living in Canada are very anxious to kliow just how the convention between the British Empire and the United States affects and American consular agent here issued a pre liminary statement touching on all points that have Some of the information has not as yet arrived hut rather than delay the infor mation to the anxious ones the follow ing statement was issued this and further Information will be given out just as soon as it is One point that is not quite clpar to Johnston now is the status of men married before July Tho statement follows The ratifications of a convention between the United States and Can ada for the reciprocal drafting of their citizens or subjactg for military service were exchanged on July and the convention iu force from that Thin convention applies to mala American citizoiiK in Canada who ara tlie Uultud Status draft whjcU The KnockOut How many rounds before the knockout That knock out when OutofTown Trade gets his final wallop from Home Are we Jn training for it Here ia a fight in which tne interests of the entire country are It is all of and me and our children and our Our town and our neighboring this one Our champion is our of welded together into one cooperative Will our man wiri And when It all depends on If we think as one act as one trade at home as one then we are in good training for that final knock In reality we are not at the ring We are in the In this picture we see home ;