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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WW2ETE.V TiUi LETllBHIDGH DAILY HKRAU1 FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, II IMIEDOOT AjniUntenv Aug.: Is an exalted one, but it li In great danfler." Admiral Von Hlnbte, the German foreign secrt- Ury, a conference of German In Berlin, according to the Bologna Volks Zeitung. He Miced them to cooperate with him. After awertlna In what high teem he held the press, the admir- al uld: government, the prcK and the nation mutt hold together with war. If these 36, hot hold together we. be defeated. forafcn br Eve-v 10, o'" WiLSON 5 FLY PADS Clrtntorondlt. Soli by allDnia> fUu. Croceri and Gtnoal RABBIT IS GOOD FARE io one. All objec- tions.! tuui'niide to my appointment impelled, tad 1 bare undertaken Iftfc post I am not lack- till bowed' bead or show the greatest iHoa.to.tie gentlemen of the "You will hear nothing but facts ifrom me, but I cannot alt i ihe facts. The entire tnith at certain itmes does noi serve, but harms the public Interest "1 am not at all concerned regarding attacks either on my person or against the Imperial policy. I am merely cemed with our cause. Our cause Is an exalted one, but U Is in great dan- ger. 1 therefore call on you to co- .The foreign secretary then had a confidential talk with 'the newspaper- men, who represented the most im- portant papers in Germany. THE NEW EXCLUSIVE 1'Queen Quality" GARMENTS 'FOR FALL Are .Here Ladies AND COATS are. invited to-.see them. Frfrr 'ii .Thaell Custoip Tailor -608.-third. -Avenue's. A FEN EFLEMISH DOE BRED IN CANADA. One of the Hutcves at the Dominion Experimental Farm, where rabbit breeding has reeer.tly been started. n the question. The Dominion.Ex teriruenlal Farm recently started t( ireed rabbits, with excellent1 results a -Montreal a number of women ban :aketi it, up as an enterprise, and as a form of war work oo. Hamilton has been showing espe- cially keen-interest in the rabbit cjues ion, and at the Peerless ttlahbi Houses there are nearly lOCC bunnies r.tly H customary to Ihiuk or rabbits 1 is beiDE the pets of children rather :han of grown-ups, but just lately they have been nibbling their way into the adult world on the plea of being sec- ond lieutenants of'the Food Controll- ers of I lie Allied natlous. Having presented themselves in this uuise, people are inclined to study [hem from a new angle and to con- sider "Madame Dunny more in tho light of than, a chlWren's playftilng. Europe found out long ago that rabbit was wholesome fare, with the result ibat it.has been in general use many years. We have been niors conservative about it oa this contin- ent, chiefly because rabbits have not been bred to any extent and wo lacked the firsthand acquaintance and famil- iarity with them that would have made them popular. It is ail a matter of'custom. We are not used to having rabbits on our. tables j in Canada whereas in Britain1 it has long been considered more or less of a deli- cacy. And to give it the piquancy of a 191S war story, there is a lady in Lon don Town, Lady Decits, whose latest joy and .pride is a ribbatry right in the heart of Ihe "West End; where site1 caters to rich and poor alike from the picturesque cover of a mauve and a barrage of with i all kinds and classes' of bunnies I Beforevlhij.war Lady Decies vras one iof the Leading Pekingese in a palatial the We t End foregathered its pet poodles This slime e labhshmenf has nfc.iv lieen Iran formed Trio a remark able rabbi try bunnies at reasonable es still -patronize hut the'clienlele has been enlarged .slum dwellers haunt it too for the British meat coupon is good for than it is for beet or mutton t She You Why do this Mr. John Peart, of that Secretary of the Canadian Hare and Rabbit Sod ely, has recently enlarged his; moun tain plsnl.-'and reports thaC a grea many men and women-have startei 'T he gOTornra cat a'sKs', everyone to keep replies 'Lady. (Deeies. 'My rabbitry.ls partly propaganda and partly a business enterprjsa. ,1 want evervbody to know how-easy, il Is lo keep rabbits-healthy and com fortable -in -I- anxious later to ;teacb wounded sol dlers liow to keep, rabbits and how. to make (heir hutches Canada is beginning to be Interested out to breed rabbits. The case of what a return i rtid in England is an ho'1 rapidly they multiply, and howicasvi is to care for them. He interested him self in rabbits and worked aivay i his spare Ume.witb never .an inch o yard or garden and only, one shia room. The result was that since JIa 1916, ho hns raised 2.000 rabbits. the management of the factory which he worked decided to includ rabbits in'Us self-supporting progran this man was puf. In charge of the ra bitry with 100 "does and bucks lo sta with. H Is1 estimated that this winli froni the original "one hundred" the; will he at least 100 a week avallab or the cauleenonenus..All they, get the of food is gra s -with a cu of bran twice a week and a little ml for the mothers .with young famtli sv. Great Foreign Industry It would be; lijpossibJo to estlraa eractly are mark ed and eaten in Britain hecau there iriuch a sttpnl} of the wild eEy Before borne wjirren for btif from 10000 toni were from IKc conhnenf" hut chiefij from tralia and Zealand li France Holland and Belgium rabbits are com in on fare -and. rabbit breed ing is very general; especially on'the smaller farms. Spain, as the ortginal homiJil the common TEuro- THE SIMPSON UlTED REAIJY %ITH OUR Womem and Misses Newest Coats Suits, Dresses, Sweaters, Fine Blouses and Corsets RICH VELOUR COATS Shades wine, taupe, brown, castor, green and'' navy. ENGLISH AND SCOTCH TWEED COATS, to Real, cosy, comfy coals: for driving and hard. wear. All sizes. GIRLS'WINTER COATS up to Tweeds, Irtiie, chinchilla and plushes. Sizes S to 14 years HANDSOME COATS OF SEALETTE i "Salt's" guaranteed Quality. Silk: Sealette, ftitl lined, deep converliblo collar anil belt all round. All skes. SWELL ALASKA SEALETTE COATS, FUR TRIMMED1 up to Full satin lined. Eslra full stveep, deep collars of Hudson Seal, nearer, Chinchilla and Canadian Coon. NEW STOCKS OF BLOUSES 'In Georgette and Cropo do Ctrinc. all the way up to We are also Showing Furs and Want .You to See Them Early Capes and Animal Neck and Shoulder Pieces with Muffs to match.'Made up from selected skins, qualities we can guarantee to 'give satisfactory wear, Hudson Seal, Sablei Baby Bear, Beaver, Coon, Ermine; Fitch, Chinchilla, Fox and Wolf. YOU WILL FIND OUR PRICES ARE; LOWEST FOR BEST GRADE FURS as orders were placed almost a -year-ago and skins selected early so that our orders had first choice. .1 Women's Fur Coats THE GREATEST VALUES SHOWN THIS SEASON Women's dark furred perfect sfcinb wide sweep to skirt 50 inches long. Made with jshawl collar and deep cuffs Full sllklmed Women's Novelty For Goats SMART STYLES FOR STREET, WEAR Finest rat coats, (rimmed will] bearer.ouil cooivDeep collars or plain at Beautiful silk linings. Priced at up to pean ralbll W Pure Food Markets Saturday Specials For this Week-end Extra Choice Creamery Butter 1 it per Ib. 50c Very Fine Farmers Dairy Butter A perlb 4UC CHOICE VEAL, LAMB, PORK CHICKENS AND ,x Fbwil P. MARKET M fMtlt 1M4 PH6NE8 11J AND r_______f t s ________ Co.. Ltd. I MAIN MARKET MABKET PHONE 431 While not cjaclly the tclle of her family the IWgian hare surpas ea all her sisters b> reasSn of her edible quaHties anJ the her behavior. Sho .is 'really a domes ticatcJ form of Ihe.wild rabbit of'Eur- opo. Tho Flemish rabbit is a cross be- tween the Belgian liare and other breeds. At four mooths old a young Belgian hare should be ready for the if it has'been properly fed t will weigh six pounds or more Despite Ihe fact that'the rabbit seems to be nibbling, as eternally as he brook is sho Is really at all fastiilip'us ana can be fed easily and economically. She.needs a diversity of vegetable and h quite adaptable to sudden changes ol diet Multiply Rapidly. If pairing begins ;in, February .each Ice may bo expected .to produce four liters'a year. Belgian hares, fre quently hare litters of ten or.lwelre young ones, but bnly.air or seven ol shpul'l be saved. The cooking of domestic to the cooking of poultry, and the expefi encctl houswlfe will nn4 it easy to handle. An added source .of inco'rae la to b derived by the rabbit breeder from th pelts, for war his' Interfered with th Importations on this continent of rab- bit fur from Kufope" and- Australia Grey rabbits aro dyed brown or blac' and become black fox" o "Baltic brown seal-dyed, the: hecome. "Inland "electric seal, "coast or "near seal." Many women could keep rabbits'on the (He. It Is not the kind of thing that takes up all ono's time. Indeed, they are a more prtifilablft backyard Investment than and "are cer- tainly less The' youngsters should be encouraged to keep then) as pets, It is thriftless liylgnorc a'source Very Best Grade Hudson Seal Coat Deep rich quality, selected skins, well matched throughout Long shawl collar and'deep cuffs of self. Richest brocade sUk linings. Extra wide skirt and 45, inches long. Price WE ARE FULLY PREPARED For a big.fall and winter trade with the right goods at light prices. The .SIMPSON COMPANY, Limited IT era rtformatton they desire, from Ger-i nany. ,We know '-tho typo of sub'mar: nes tbey ate turning out many "of their military secrcta, but tow are We gelling theUnformallon? "roin Britislicrs a it.' We' a re_ 1 f rom Ha Jo Wniitiy.i'Ani' they; are of food supply so interest and profll. Indeed, It Is psfrl- olio now to turn lo rabbit keeping as an Industry of potential national Im- portance. Maj.-Gen. Lessard Does Not Think 'Subs Can Get Much U. S. St. John, N. B., Aug. do not believe the German under sea bpata operating along lha Atlantic Coast are securing any appreciable amount 01 informat'Ion as" to.condflions In the Maritime Major Gen oral Leasard, acting officer command Ing Military Wslrlct No. 6 and Inspect r general for eastern Canada, who rrived hero last night. "Tho majority of the U-hoal com mandcrs arc men who were formerl; imployed in ah'ipping activities on this :oast prior lo tho ho contln ued. "And Ihls Is ono'of the reason why Ihey Impress our seamen with ho Idea that they arc well informcc of activities, military and in The body of Tc-rranco Cnrran, Do- minion goTcrnmenl mining recorder at Whftehorse, was dleipVefcil in the waters below WhKehofse by an fn- dlan. Ho had lived ioY-many years in the Yukon, IIC In Vic- toria, li.C., and Iwp slsiers In Vbr'rnonl lie vas agcd'f5 and a'native of Ilexton, 1 On a charRC tit shooting with Inient General Lessard -'saH i characters in. Nova- Scotia kept under close walcb. Canada. A Good "I nuvcr betleved thai liio Germans (now tho number o( officers on Ihc he continued. 'They made a guess at 11, llial vas ail. Lot us supudse an alien la working on, Ibo waler front He has small chanco In tho flral place of se- curing vital Intormallon. In this se'c- oml place, after aecurlrig It, Ii6-w 1ft he lo II? have chargo of all Ihe telcgraplis, cables and wlrclesa stations and'nothing, goes through without being censored. It informa- lion is going out, it Is from men 'high- er men wild u-hom we rnh flhonld- ers every day of our lives and who are above suspicion. "Tho British aro securing ell (he In tho way of a strike was staged In Montreal today -whcti the students at the school, re- lumed soldiers, .who.are being tilted for trades In civil out" as a protest against the government's pel cy In'regari) to thVpay ol'returnee men a'rc .hcing trained In factor- The m6n commission In chargo training I because -the of vocational manufacturers DRV FARMING PRACTICES In discussing the principles of dry farming Irrigation Nelson, fl'.C., Hpri.Sw. H. s'polio In part'33 follows: of stuhhlo h'urning farming, sound enough in 'iome --locallliea-and'forr'a-time, Jiaa about had Its day and should be mllled to pass quietly Into history. There Is no .question that'the burning of ttubblo together with all lop fibrous matter for the past 25 or 30 year's has iiad much to dp wllh Iho soils gradual increasing drlfl. On tho oilier hand, Bowing on slab cially on noor'stiibble, Iiaa. had ,tho ef- fect' pi cn'cour.iglng arid establtEhlng' perennial weeds, .such as .quack'and similarly rooted grasses, Iliislles, ilan- dlllons', poverty weeds, elc., until tbey have become, a positive and growing menace toi tho mos't approved dry farming fully 80 per cent, of Sas- katchewan's open plains wheat has suffered severely from drought this season, It Is.generally udmltled lhal Ihe 'cow or more'recent pre- emption suffers: In [his respect more frequently and moro a'culeiy than Ih6 remalndervof .tho. province. In view, of It would appear ad- Visable to Ir'y out at least a portion of one's farm in His west and Southwest country by sumnicrfallowlng every olhcr year, Instead of once In three years or not-nt nil ns is Iho-custonif with some. Tho fact Ilial this dry area In 1915 not only-marlo a record yield for Canada bul for tho wholo from paying soldlerd who nro undergo- ing training In their, plants.. D.iiring that period the jueir are on pay and allownnce. trom the department. This Is Ilio fjnllcy that la being Carried out all over Canada. The men further Complain lhal they cannot get their paC regularly !as llioy did when over- seas when) 'It forthcoming once a- weolf while hero flvo weeks limes pass wlthffut'being any payday. About SCO moil'Are affected by'tho strike. world, proves that'll pro- ductlve. Hul Iho phenomenal, Ihough oc6aslonal prodiicllvlty lemjils niany (6'gamMo early rccurrShcn wUh ihc result that when a cdnies Instead, crop (allure Is tho inevitable result 6h'lands, .whero e_ "Mfficlent sloro of .moislurc has noi been'laid for a 'rainy day' bul for R dry (lay.- 'Iii districts where early autumn frosts occur tho problem is nioro com- plex oni thls'siTdllloniil fnctor ohst' I'juA unii tills aniitLivmni Hho'rabe Inken'Into ;