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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I 1ictb�rtdge;lHPeru OAlkV ANOWBBKLV' ", ENBLftfHmiDQK HBf(AI.O#IIINr INQ COMPANy,n.lWITBt W. A. uetMhW , PnaiaMt Md Maakclni Dfraetor .ttfca'ITemnM - ySuaiBMi'~~ tlLRPHONH . faataMt. Oftle* >..... ______ M�� uliMrl||tlon.|la�t�i Mty, .M Mr of thorlty _ eripttra fmi dally' dddran UWL Am^-UMM of Mptin lite: �t9lntii�.Mt� Ji jntiioritjr to eontlBtt* tka aub- alderable.^.Tho city's nyrsery can pro-ride thousands ot trocs which arc BOW rMdy for transplanting. The preparation K the ground is not a costly op�nrtloB. . . Altogether Lethbrld^e Is in a position to make at Henderson L�akc tlic most ;beautltul. large parki on the prairies. , � iBCldeatally^ while lhe dty l8-�inp pln^ ottt-its itro^am, let us remind the commissioners that there is a plot of\gr6und to the left of the entrance whicb^ls marked-oft on the plans for baseball, tootball and other games. These . grounds may not .be neqded now wblle the war Is on. but the street rallvay department should' be |si0Bcern1ng It.ielt in getting thenj 'into shape Ifttle by.little agains! the day when there will bo � -real need for liem. THE LETHBRTDCE DAILT THE i>R0GpF9*'---- OF THF WAR.'.'. . - - ThefBfitisH arc continuing-their sue Cesses "south'Of Arra? .and hav^ cap-, tiircd'^turtHe.'' ground- from' ilie' Ger ^psr On tbo- Noyon front the tVendh'bave"taken Lassigny and are BWini^Bg- tl�oir-Jin� around to 4,hV Borth^east of Noyon, in such a manlier that'th'e ia)i of llje'city^caijnot bo ielayp(j longeriJian or t)r>- Oil the British front, the allied Ibroes arc r.f)w'astride'the Arras-Bap,iuit(^3 raU-^ay,^And-are^^irhln threte mites nt the lBjt?j- toNyp. whiplj is^he kfy, Ip lha famous city vof O-nibraJ, w.ilcl> has been-, th� beadqusrters of' the Qer-a:,!r.s:o^. tbfa fro it ajmpft aJnre-the war began. v k.* ^ -i �- ..y .i ..... ^ t TAtUd tb�. battle sono ^nd came bacjt a better man and a better premier. One has only to hear him speak of his ex^riencea and his impressions to knowi tb�t. A man o( Pren^ier , S^ewarfg abilities, given a bird's eye flew of the immensity of the Allied ' undertaking in - France and Flanders cannot-help-but .!) impressed, afnd bis : intpreasions are bound to leave their mark in that petty politics at home wJlV.l.qBa_ tbeir savor. Not that Pre-Qiier Stewart ever was a petty poll-ttcian. He never could have been ac-enaed bt being in that category, but bis visit puts him in line to become \ B statesman. Tbia la shown by bis de-pjaratior^ that the one big job, next to winning tbe "war, is ^o (Ind the ast poltcy.:^^ dsslmllatlng tfie^rff^rn-d men intot^ctTlV Jtte. Premier Stew-rt ia presidmt e( the Alberia jfefum-ed Soldiers' Commission 'tfie'Te-turBeil^wii'finir * sure- tbat/tbe |�r�ij^JB|ii;;ylliiitt'fUl TMult Jh � -more LApOR UNREST AND" PRICE FIXING. Pcesldeat.j. C. Walters, ot the �Trades and Labor-Congress of Canada -wns In tbo'city a* few days ago, and In the course of an Interview with ^"The Herald .*e stated his opinion that price fixing was the one logical method or putting "a stop to lalwr unrest. ........ SInCt ihatr time we have seen that the government has granted the miners an'increase of 25 cents per day to meet the increase in the coat of living, and that, is a'.result,'>tbo. or world would be eliminated. At present, prices Increase in many cases apparently without reason an'd the struggle to make both ends meet increases In proportion. The Food Board deals with tbe question to some extent, but its powers are limited and do not go nearly far enough to meet tbe demands of the situation. The appointment ot a board with plenary powers to fix prices would be hailed by the long-suffering consumer as a sign of that democracy for which the world is enduring such pangs to secure. Whenever a suggestion Is made to make any such move a terrific outcry arlies from those whose interests are threatened that "it cannot be done," and that "the disadvantages ot such a course of action would far outweigh the advantages." The answer to this Is evident: If It can be done in Australia, it can be done inj Canada. THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, IMS -^PICKED UF TWO mS ARE yil^^HleTU"4erBtaBdlng of ih ^ �iipiii*itta*:Bn4 tencB. a more ayiipa-tl�!l^ppbUc>:iB-t^t direction; tr^Jho^^-viSho hBve . b'e^n . cs^Hng KtbBi^�t'il�'�41iif Capadians ior visiting tbB �f^l^wet'wni W that''In,'Premier -Sttfirart's; case it has proven a tine Mng" If or the' province" of- .Alberta. V. '�  ' ' EAUTIWCATION. OF, � '. HKN0ER8ON PARK. The announced intention of Com- Slasloner Meech to conimence next a campaign for the beautiti-ijfttloB Of HeiiderBon Park will meet with general approval. What ha^ been llpBe Mere 'to date wltb the exception i|( the artificial lake and the drive-^ys, haa been epaemodlc, following 90 general plan and leadin�p nQyhere. '/''What Is wanted Is a general plaa fll the whole result desired. It may l^t be possible to reach that result � one'oj* twoj'ears, or even five or. ten, but by � ? -.i ; .Tha y)t^t;^n^n^^th^t ,,Lard .Residing tbiid/gono'toT'Englana for tlie' purpose jofi (ilBcin4ogj)i�i�(BBal� for .'cjwj^r 'An-glb-.'\fnerJcani,' ctf-olperatlqo '^'Involving !af d^diiBlVe' vm � iitfejiBl.vev >ll^u^e," appeared in tkeiiiO&don Evening News on August 14 and was cabled to this country.: The police seized liquor at Toronto .valued at $10,000 and. m'nde. nine .arrests in connection ^pth the seixure. Alderman Lyon, wAU Known iTlont-real lawyer, was cnught'by thp military police without Tegllstration ' pa- W}- . , _ , ,. xy. Johnston,^ a traveller from Winnipeg, Wii* robbed wh1*^in his room In a bcfarding place,at Unity, .Saak., of 1160. Chief McFarhine ot Unity is tracing up thoithicves,' A store of, the Y.^Nt.C.A. seoretnrlcs, with fnU, oquipniont.ijVlll ^accompany the Canadliin troop.s 'jIo Siboria..Jt is understood,that only those who have seen �actl\'e service ih Franco will bo lu the party. ' .) After making threats, to tear-.down the tents provided for..lunch jooma" as a protest against thqlr noonday meal being cut off. some .500 returned soldiers at Tuxedo Couvalcscent Hospital, Winnipeg, went 'on strike." The big steamer War Chief, built at Vancouver In 6S wbrking'. days; has been successfully launched.' The keel plate was laid about the day.of, the big fire and for several da>'8'thereafter work was seriouajy itnpeded. Matthew Lawrle. a pioneer settler and merchant of tbe Morris district, died at the family residence. Deceased was one ot tbe best known residents of the Red River valley, with a. host of friends throughout the west. The British veterinary seeVice records show that from the beginnins ot the war to February, 191S, 551,960 horses and mules havfe been treated in horse hospitals in France, of which number 394.76S, or 71 per cent, were cured and sent back to. the front. Under forced conditions and afnom-inal prices, tho Germans are selling many beautiful French chateaux and homes in Alsace. Prince William of HohenzoUem, has }ust bought the chateau of Baron de Bussiare,. near Mulhausen. ' ' " ' ' N _ Thrne meatless days,a week have been ordered by the municipality authorities at Vienna, Bccording to an oHlcial dispatch from Switzerland. The Austrian capital is reported threatened with complete exhaustion of its meat supply. Charles Richtman, Waterdown road, six years old, was instantly killed in Hamilton when he - fell - lmde^^ the wheels of a heavy wagon. He tried to climb iip one ot the rear wheels into thewagon, and when the team moved he was thrown under the wheel. ( A wealthy business man-'.offered to contribute a sum of money large enough to supply one of the missionary bishops of tile Church of England with ail airplane. "I believe this would enable the bishop to visit the outlying parts ot his diocese with much greater ease than at present," said the writer. To perpetuate the memory of'enlisted men in the navy who lose their lives, Secretary Daniels request's jhelr photographs to be sent to the. recruiting division, bureau of navigation, Washington. Copies of these photographs will be sent to the training station where the subject began his naval career. �   Hon. ?apt. Chaplain W. H. Davis, M.C., is reported.In. the casualty list as having been killed Iri action. Capt. Davis before enlisting - was rector ot St Peter's Anglican church, Edmonton. He came to Edmdnton from Saskatchewan some years ago to take up the rectorship. , " � Three children were 'drowned in' full sight of thousands" ol people at St. Vittcent de Paul, near Montreal, when a motor boat travelling at a high speed crashed into a row boat in which were Mr. and Mrs, Vaillancourt, their three children and the child ot a friend. The ValllancourtB were watching the regatta. MlBS Bernadette G.. Doqcetf.e, for five years a member ot the Aiberta Government Long Distance Telephone staff, is laavlng Seattle witli the American signal corps tor France, where she will act as telephone operator, speaking French and English. Miss D'ou-cette -was accepted for this service early in the spring. Wounded tor the fourth time is the record of Capt. T. C. Floyd, of Eort Frances, former Winnipeg bank-man, whoso name appears in the wounded list. Capt, Floyd went overseas with the 45th battalion and is now with the Canadian Scottish. Capt. Floyd won the WJlltary Cross in 1917. - % The deith at the front is reported ot Capt. Edward Goff .Trevor Penny, son of Mr.- E. Goff Penny, exieditor ot The Quebec Chronicle, wli* is at present in England with the Canadian editors who have recently returned fi"om the continent after a visit to the battlefields of France, Miss Jean F,raBer, M.A., graduate ot the UnlverBlty of North Dakota, baa been appointed to tbb position ot lec turer in English at Brandon college. Tho crown prlricesi of ioermany, ac companled by tho grand duke ot Mocklenberg and Princess of Brunt wick, has made a submarine trip to Heligoland, accdronig to Geroian newspapers. In addition to being decorated with tho Military Oross for gallantry and devotion to duty, Lieut:., Harold J. ,Mc-Kenzle. son ot Mr. and iMrs. John K.S to the price of rice continue and there have been many clashes ttaro)igbout fapan, some of which were very aer-ious. The'government has ,Qompr,6ipl8-ed with the newspapers concerning reports of the disturbances and\is permitting the publication of two official bulletins dally. Reports of rioting in 18 prefectures, In addition to Osaka, Kyoto*^nd Ny-aga, are referred to in the bulletins. Disturbances occurred in the prefectures of Sh-lago, FukuBhlma',' Ok-yuma, Shiroshlma, Wakayama and Kagawa. The bulletins emphasize that the dls-Iwbancea at Nagoya were in the outskirts of the city: A police coijrt and tho post office, building were' raided and. three policemen were killed. A. determined attack was made on the po-ll(je. and military at Wakayajna and one rioter was killed and Beye'ral policemen wounded seriously. Some mercantile houses were attaclted and plundered and blue jackets were dispersed after a struggle. Newspapei'-dlljpatcheB from Kobe slate that In flghtiag'there tour members of mobs hare been killed and thrpe hayonetted;;by -tbe boI-/ dlers. It Is glalmed that tbe Socialists are inciting the crdobs to:' Violence at various places. Business Men Take Annual In Trip to Monarch- l^ethbrldge business men took their annual; tonic yesterday In the-'shapo of an auto tour ot the Monarch, and Nobletord dlstrlcU, wlipre Ibo m^lo touch of the hands of- good faj-mers always lU'ortucoB a crop condition' that cheers the iiiost pL'sslmistic, ' Leth-bridge men have been'in the liablt ot taking this tonic for the paat lour or five years. Not that thotonic was particularly. needpd' in'. U^fltHi^lilk oa IMe at tar .ttata trip. The farns are well*lBtd out and are mtxy kept and abtove all are well farmed. Ot caurie^hli appUea to many otber dlBtrtcts adjacent tb teth bridge. W�r�-;A^eunf.arf. There Is no (tueatlon-ftbouttti-Iieth-brldge people Vere astounded at the BtghtB, of .yesterday, and .they wore a r^llevfld I'fiok, not to say'a hal^8hara� od appearance, when tliey got round to T4obletord after touring the'dls-t'Tlct, and aaw, Mr, Noble, healthy and bappy, and cpnjured tip visions of the cro^B t|)e'y h&d, seen,.and h^ard froin his owbI mouth the assurance that there was no particular danger of any-U)ody thO;as?lum over the ap-'parent failurcB of this year. � 25 carloads. There -\vere twenty-five cars from the city yesterday, and these were joined by eight cars from the Monarch and Nobletord districts. From Monarch the party were taken west around the Moriarch farms, which are flourishing as always, and thence to the west farm ot the Noble Pounda-tton. On the way one or two, fields of wheat were passed which will eaally average from 35 to 40 bushels, and thia is 00 exaggeration. On Mr. Noble's west farm there wa� also a field ot summer tallow wheat on which he expects to' average 40 and some ot it will go 50 without a question. . Here the party were photographed, and also-saw the rod weeder at work, and something of how other schemes In wlilch Mr. Noble is interested, will work out. They also saw several fields ot newly sown fall rye, in which Mr. Noble is a great believer, since It is an enricher ot the soil, harvests earlier than wheat and thus distributes the labor, and in addition is a very valuable crop. White Lake DIatrlct. Going from here, the party went round the White Lake district, and thence over to Nobletord, whore lunch awaited them prepared by tbe, ladles ot Nobletord. Mr. Jfarnoch here thanked, the farmers of the two districts for their entertainment and the ladles tor their refreshments, and paid a tribute to the good farming that was so evident in.the district. Mr. Noble, in reply, said that they were always on the job, and were never afraid ot failure, since they were ail firm ibellevers In the summer fallow, jind one reason why they had failures In wheat this year (and they did, In-some sections) was that there was so much spring plowing and seeding ot wheat in response to the government's call for production. The summer fallow however was the only system. . From Nobletord the party went around the-, east farm, and thence home. Mr. Noble hag in crop this-year 1252 acres ot wheat, on which he expects to average on the whole from 30 to 35 bushels. On his summer tallow he w^iU average over 30. He also has 952 acres qt oats and 800 acres of rye. ' The New Combination. Mr. Noblo is much' interested in experimenting with the new combination cutter and thresher which it is hoped, it successful,,.win entirely do away with the necessity ot binder twine, fltookers, and bundle teams. Tbe first feature ot thlfu contrivance is a cutting rod which lays the wheat flat on the ground with the heads on top. Then there is a combination with a sheat loader arrangement and the separator Itself. The entire combination will cut tbe grain, pick It up and thresh it, and thus cutB the cost ot harvesting about in half. -Mr. Noble is not finanqlally Interested In the contrivance, but Ib merely trying It out, Mr, Gray and Mr. Maraball o Champion are rBBponBtble for tbe coiiiblnatlon. It tsaspacted ta'^nt' and threal) ifrom 1600 to 1109 bttihata I day with (be laibor ot only.three lUen. WhenYouTravel, Even in Canada carry your fund* In Tnttlhif' Omvam, . iMued by Tbt Merchant Buk. . \ Personal ctMQttM ar* ftm ttfoMd. ' Money may be lost or etolaa. Travelien' Cheques, on tlM ei. >' ;2ft a>m.A Lv. Medicine Hat ....................... x1t.00 noon Ar. Lethbridge .......................'... x4.1S p.m.' Tuea. Mon 'Mon. Thura., Sat. Wed., Fri. Wed., Frl. Lv. Macleod Ar. .. Ar. Lathbildge Lv. Lv. Lethbridge Ar. ... Ar. Coutta Lv. .,, . Ar. Carditon Lv. . 4.30 p.m. 1.30 p.m. 7.50 a.m. ........ 9.10 a.m. 8.40 a.m. 9.30 a.m. ........ 12.30 p.m. 11.50 a.m.*- ........ Tuaiday 7.50 a.m............... Lv. Lethbridge Ar. 7.15 p.m............... Ar. Manyberriea Lv. X-Dally except Sunday. - For further particulars apply to any Agent or^'wrlte, to J. E. PROCTOR, District Paseenger Agent, Calsarjr. Lv. 12,45 �.m. Ar. x11',30 p,m. LV. x7,25 p.m. - X2.35~jp.m. �7(10j.9.m. � 11.30 p.m. S.6S a.m. Tuaa, Thura, Sat .15 p.m. ,4,99 p.m. 4.30 p.m. 1.30 p.m. Wadnetday ,,.80 p.m. ,,,MS a.m. $25 CASH Prizes f or Boys & GirtB - ' . - � The Herald WiU Give ^25.00 in Prices for tjie Beit Etstys Qn the Subject: "^Why Patronise Home: Dealera" in Preference to the Mail .Order Houtet. The ^omi^etition is open to boys and girls up to and including 16 years of age* Two prizes will be given for the b^st essays by boys and girls up to and including 12 years of age and two prizes for those sent in, bjL.boys and girls, 16 years dl a^e and under. The'younger girls and boys to be eligible fpr prizes for bothages. First Prize $7.50 Second Priite IS.00 In each case! There will be.two.pmes $7.50 .each and two $5.00 prizes. Euayn^of aitybnglK accepted. Jiadgn:^ lir/fi president of this boird of trade, and Mr. J. W. jpM^den^hiiinrtiui ret^^ . MEssayA^ustliriBliy August 26th^ and should be addressed to "The Buy at Home" Editor, Lethbridge Herald. ii \ i D882? ;