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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THF. LEI HBRJDGE IMILY THURSDAY, AUGUST 21 letbbvibge letblmDcje, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dilly, delivered, per week- Daily, delivered, per year E-ilyi by mail. per. year by per year 10J ...56.00 And a Kgo we worrying about frost. Now comes, a spell ot the possible kind ot when! wea. ther.-.aml the is ripening in srent condition.. It couldn't bo more perfect. Htu-iiig so much at stake hi Hie crop Southern Albertaus .may be excused for their attacks of norves. hut when they consider the law of averages wni find that the weatherman eood friend after all. they TELEPHONES Buslnsss Office 1-6; Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Terrancn Managing Director Business Mansge.' Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration dato is our authority to continue tbo sub- scription. New York City. Ysur King and Country need you right now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The daily advances of the British on the western front have brought them within reach now oC the villages of Thiepval, Ginchy and Martinpuicu. Ou- AN APPRECIATION OF 'OUR TEACHING STAFF The following letter from S. S. Dun- ham relative to the educational facili- ties of the city of Lethbridge is of in- terest io every ratepayer in the city; Editor Herald: Referring to your recent kind item in refiard to the seho'j: record of our daughter. Aileen. Mrs. Dunham and I. while naturally proud of our daughter's record, feel that credit i? due to others than Afleen. who made it possible for such honor to continually come to our city. In this cohection. not only the ent efficient high school stuff and its i as K. P. Stewart, and such thor- ference is ough and painstaking teachers as Miss Uelle Sharman and others under whom Aileen took her grade work, are en- titled to great credit. The point that 1 wish ro emphasize is. that the Leth- bridge Public ScholF for seven years j have stood high for efficiency. Can IN FOR THE BUSY MAN Maurice Egan ot Woodstock died iu bis hundred aud second year. John Walters, surveyor, miner, far- mer, and town clerk ot dead. Three battalions left Camp Borden for overseas, the 127th (Vorkl. 125th tWeotworth) and 135th I.Middlesex.) A convention hall that will seat people Is projected for Minn- LETHBRfVGti ly a few hundred yards separates the! .e .Q the.so.called interest of British troops from possession of these economy, to. In any way. cheapen this positions. The fire frora British guns along the entire front is terrific, a continual curtain of fire being drop- ped over the enemy lines. Allied airmen have done great dam- age to the Pfironne railway behind the German lines, seriously hamper- ing German communications. On the Russian front the entire Ger- man line of defence is threatened by the sin-ess of Gen. Brusiloff's troops, whose advance has not been checked by concentrated Teuton effort. In the vicinity of Brody the Teutons have attempted an unsuccessful offen- sive. .The Russians have also defeat- ed the Turk attempts at a drive along the Black Sea coast. The Italians are making a new thrust at the Austrian lines in the nor- thern .front in the Alpine region. The German high seas fleet has once more ventured Into the open, only to institution which is so important to the welfare of our city. I believe that if the city continues to demand high" standards of efficiency tor our school that honors will continually come, and the consequent rewards to he obtained in every way. the necessary cost. Yon will, pardon me for this com- j ment. but I believe that the thought j (Norman Lambert in Toronto It would be difficult to describe. Uw difference in the humor mid actui] condition of the Lethbridge district, in- cluding that city itself, this year and its state twciva cr Kftssr. ffinrsiha aff following the devastation of the crops In .1914. From the position whan Dominion Kovernment aid to the ex- tent of several million hid to be given to the people of the acuth country Lethbrldso' and its tributary territory have fairly bounded into pros- perity and optimism. year, be- fore the autumn, sonson, fa no wi. had no money, mid the seven coal mines Seven thousand men are resrularly aroud Lethbridge, employing fifteen employed in tleaning the streets of hundred men. were not running. The v city's taxes were badly hi arrears, and worst of all many people in the south back ice boun- dary into the United States. Then came rue resurrection, the j unparalleled harvest of last fall. The] j exportable surplus of wheat arid oats! has beon nearly all shipped eastward I from the southern lines, and money j lias continued to flow into Lethbridge and the surrounding district almost steadily tor ten months. The farmers have been spending the profits of their harvest generously, and in many cases extravagantly. But standing ac- counts have also been met. The only New York City limits the height of advertising signs to 7S ten above the roofs on whiclt they are built. Rev. E. S. Rupert, a- superamiated Methodist minister, died at Toronto, aged SI years. of the Guelph Radi2M creditor that has failed to t-ollect any- line have been granted an increase of one cent an hour. According to the assessment roll cf this year, Goderich faas a populi- lation of The eigh teen-months old daughter 111 more than justify! of Mr. and -Mrs. John ReinhanU. Ridgetown. was kicked in -the head i and killed by a h'orse. i VhK Yours truly. S. S. liunhatij. The Herald heartily endorses every I u-orri Mr. Dunham has to say about the genera! high efficiency of the Leth- bridge teaching stai'f. We believe the people of Lethbridge join us in that 1 appreciation. Too often we lose sight of the splendid work done by our teachers aijd .fail to give them that worn of encouragement that is their j due. If we realized how kind words of bunch of bananas was discovered {years aco. thing is the Dominion government. The public provider of aid in 1914 hasj not taken the money ihat should have; been collected before now from the farmers of south Alberta, and also southwestern Saskatchewan. The aboii-j er that little job is rtone the better. There was some fourteen million dol-j lars loaned to thai stricken area in 19U and 1915. and" the longer the De- partment of the Interior ami the De- partment of Finance delay collection, the more likely is Canada to lose through her charitable efforts of two clgrk .Q a groccry 3tore at gar- At a mass meeting of Berlin citi- zens, the Ontario cabinet was blamed for the delay in changing name of the city to Kitchener. A. few hours after a minister had books as the accumulation since The coal mines are all at work turn- ing out from liiiie to ten thousand tons man and wife at Havana, per'day: and the one thousand or 111. Mrs. Van Auken dropped dead In [more men at present employed tT" the arms of her husband. Lethbrjdue Has Profitsd j The city of Lcthbridge has profited greatly through the abundance of last season's harvest. The arrears of have been reduced until, now. only: some remains on the city's; jersey" summer resorts have seek cover iquadrons. at sight at the British mines means much to the business in- terests "of Lethbridge, Good Farmers Stay uraise for work well done cheer the revived another black eye by' the ar-1 Throughout the entire Bouthern part ,_ rival in their waters of the Stinging of this province one ot me re- teacher on.to.do his or her best in JBllrfisll the poiccat. of the 'tropical duce'd numbers of the population. H whatfis inclined at times to be mon-} seas: hs undeniable that many farmers. or< v 'alleged 'returned Hosiery by Penman has the indefinable charm of style and finished workman- ship plus those qualities of fit and .wear that appeal to one's sense of comfort and appre- ciation of value.1 P e u m a n s I1 THE GOVERNMENT'S RECORD WAS THE ISSUE Prohibition was not an issue in the Southwest Toronto byS'eiectionT at least tliai.'was the-claim made by the Toronto Telegram, prior to the elec- tion. It was supporting the Conser- vative candidate for all it was worth, too. The Telegram's contention does not tally with the Conservative explan- ation at this end of the Dominion. It is true the Toronto Globe and the Tor- into Star did not support Mr. Dewart. Liberal victor, because he would ibt declare absolutely for prohibition, iow and forever, though he endorsed ;he attitude of the Liberal opposition, led by Mr. Rowell, in agreeing to Pro- uier Hearst's war measure of prohibi- tion with a referendum later on. Nforris; the Conservative candidate, lupported by the. Conservative preas and endorsed fay Premier Hearst, did not swallow toe prohibition policy of nis party either; he favored wine and beer licenses. candidate polled cou- ple of-.hundred votes more than., the 'Abolish the Bar" Liberal'.who conr teated: the seat in the. general elec- 136ns, means he got a few over the normal Liberal-vote. The cause ot the Conservative defeat was discon- tent amongst the Conservatives, for several thousand failed to record their rotes. Prohibition was not the iasue. record of the Hearst gov- ernment and it is clear that Conserva- tives are dissatisfied with it. South- west Toronto IB simply flowing with the Liberal tide, British Columbia irill be next. NO CRITICISM OF THE WEATHERMAN Southern Alberta farmers are a.rier- rous lot when they come' within a few Java of the harvest and then'get wor- ried ovei what the weather-man has in store for them. But iE'.they--fvould. just sit down and Jiink' of. what the weatherman has lone for them the past couple of yiears :hey wouldn't worry half so much. A ,-ear ago on August 1 Southern Alberta :rops were green and dark and grave ipprehensions were felt that they would never ripen. But the weather- man came along with a month of nice bright weather ami. practically 'the BrhoJe crop was cut and stooked In line condition. jeai has heejj pjrticularlj wet but ttlll the weatherman did pretty fiel! A few weeks ago while we weie wing some cold, rainy weather, we luat thought that if we could have the tot spell Manitoba was getting it j irould do our Ciops a of good Hut so good an authority aa B Cora find, ot the Winni wg Free Press assures U6 Hat that lime cold saved Southern AlberUTfrom a prob tble Invasion of jbe black rust pest rhlcli put the Manitoba ciops to the otoripus work :we Would not, be so' chary about expressing bin-selves morej often on that subject. Lethbridge has fortunate in securing and re- taining, excellent teaching staff throughont "every "department of tie school work, and Mr. Dunham's letter will help us nil to appreciate that'fact by drawing it to our attention. At the same time the Herald is j that the teachers as a whole appreci-i George Herman, '54. of "-St.-Catn.i- ines, died inline Memorial hospital, at Niagara Fills. He was a travel- made their way to' the United States. i_ _ but -In the majority of cases the paf-l (CoxTiypED FliOM FiiOXT PAGE) ticular districts from which these peo- i ling muu and was overcome by heat. the 'pie have gone, as well as- Canada as [successfully contested the city of Van- a whole, are better off without them, j coaver in the recent bye-election, was Frank Thompson of Xiagara Falls, j Out., employed on the construction of the Mention Paper Mills, was fa- tally injured owing to sojnc bracing of timbers giving way. The good farmers are still "here; and nexc sneakcr. Mr. Macdonald he- -.ident Of from buyers In the United Srates. naturallj- the cciiti-Q of interest Those who have lived. in the- south 'or at. .the big meetiug. His rising to sav years look foritarrt to splendid, nleetins lvas the ate the honor-brbught to the city by i -Michael Vanluvea, of Murrale, Out., oil age, is one of the busiest- Miss Aileen. Her record is a wonder- 8? one. that will stand for years in this province. She and the teachers of-the staff have our hearty congratu: farmers of Kingston Last spring he put in his whole crops, and now he-is engaged in harvesting. "Woodstock and Oxford -county set-a record price on. live hogs last week, j when farmers received fll.85." It ie that S12.25 was paid In the neigh- HEAVIER SENTENCE ON UEBKNECHT borhood of TavlBtock, Grit. A plan to civilize tlie still of the- Sulu archipelago growth and'expansion in their part of the west. Agriculture is Becoming; con- stantly, more diversified -and farther removed each year from the position 1'or H very hearty round .of applause. Mr: Macdonald expressed pleasure at .meeting ,the electors of Cran- hrook. His first poiliical flght was the live-stock industry is now fairly well ostablished at Lethbridge.-Alfalfa has ceased to! be an experiment, and last year .was a valuable teature in been endeavoring to lay at his door. Xone ofi mud so persistently and i deliberately'thrown it Macdonaid has' thus far -stuck. The -speaker clearfy Amsterdam, via London. Anj. givine thorn' medical relief from the ,.__, man3rdiseases rampant in their na- country's-total crop production. to that this high prices for wool have.encouraged-, mftgg of -discre-Jited'-poHtical oppou- wild aheep raising. promise of conglomeration, 23. ..The result of Dr. Karl Liebknecht's appeal against his sentence fof war has the imposition of a new and severer sentence of four years and one month penal ser- vitude-and army, aeccrdiug to a dispatch from Berlin. :Th'e "appeal of Socialist leader was heard, Wednes- day before a supreme courtmar- -tial; In addition to his prison sen- tence Dr. Liebknecht is islands, was ed by. the coo means of establishing permanently IWS! tlie moat of the'crobia, from department of .the live stock industr., the ,gutter io the jai, blnli were on a firm linais in Aloerta.In Calgary j ,lrougllt jntp lllay THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L.. Preild 1RD. Genern! Ma'nafcr H. V. JONES, Asl't V, C. BROWN, ot Ccnlrol Dnn vnl CAPITAL FUND, FARMERS' BUSINESS The Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every faculty for the transaction of their banking business, including discount and collection of sales notes jilank sales'.-notes free of chaige on application. w Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgi Rockefeller Foundation. New York. President A. H. .Smith of the'-New York Central announced that Dr. Plimmon H. Dudley, head of the rail- road's staff of scientists, has discover- ed ihe cause aud an absolute remedy forbidden flaws in steel rails. Death claimed another Niagara oc- togenarian recently, in the person of Henry C. "Woodruff. St. Davis, aged S4 years. Sir. Woodruff was and in Lettibriage within ttie past two. weeks there .have been woor'salas.'iri which over, half a million -pounds of raw wool were marketed.1 IE season's crop in the .southern Alberta-districts can only escape. .-aert- ed the meeting-. .This is. .Mr.- Brew- ster's second visit to Cranbrook. He stated he Had worknd. with Dr. King ed of his civil rights for six of the pioneers Xiagara town- years. The original sentence impos- ed was 30 months and dlsmls sal from the army. v A beautiful complexion to hlure The regultr use of Lifebuoy Soap insures a healthy, clean glow- in? skin. And because it is healthy, your com-: plexion will be clear and velvet like Tbt mild cubolic odor ithet ftfter UM, leaving a rtnieof uttTcleanlme-i AltneiniiB ILIFEBUOY HEALTHY SOAP Chip, living at St. David's- all his life. An Oakland, street car com- pany has installed a second conduc- tor on one of its-cars whose duties will be, not io ring fares and call streets, but to answer questions, help women on and oft, and make himself ae useful and obliging to the travel- ling public as possible. To the sebond member of tite Bell- Irving family, of Vancouver, hfls come the honor of being decorated with the military cross. This lime it is Roder- ick Bell-Irvine, acting-major of the 16th Canadian Scottish, and (s in rec- ognition of his gallantry in leading his company (o the attack and tlie. eventual capture of an entrenchment which had been taken from the British by the Germans. John M. Thurston, formerly United States senator from Nebraska, is dead at the age of H9. In hie time he was one of the moat brilliant orators in the senate and one of the ablest lawyers in t.he United ,States. 'His speech on conditions in the Cuban concentration camps just before the Spanish war wan probably the rnoat [.owerful address of that era. He was one of President McKinley's cloaeat advisers. Mrs. Helen Morton, of Telluride; Colo., went to San FrftiHiisco recently for the first time in twenty-five years. After she had registered b.een signed to a room she walked into what alie supposed was an elevator and waited for it to start When she had waited for some minutes she came out fo ask what was the mat- ter and informed that she Iiad been standing In the telephone bo.otli........ ous damage from frost two weeks this" country will be. placed strongly on its feet, or as ment. here, says The audience here broke into a round.of applause, which continued for i a-Dje jnau three minutes. He was determined to ni Cranbrook and found him an upright and honor- carry on the fight and eventually set.Lj-it the men t hottora picablu pjot; .has; arrived. j-jn farmers of his territory, "They n well out of the-woods." d jn i the be Have you "Noblemen" Ciflarl lilely? Mac'donald is t very similar to the poem rejected by tlie 'somn time ago: It is too I ioij wide, and too thick., to ,go Jlfiftl fifteen vcarg; dealing with down with most-people. In' passing the'larger issues of the campaign. He from-this issue'Mr: Macdonald dealt) ;lt the I' C. deal, dcal; workmen's compen- twn: AVlute -Jntiah "Columbia. jsatibh.and agrioultural credits act. This cry.-won many votes last election K is-re view of conditions in the north hnl wlml- has. thR goyemment to say countvy was listened io with keen hi- as strong rumor. in militia ofiices this morning- to, the effect that General Sir Sam Hughes has resigned his position as minister of a command in England or at the front. iii -connection with t'uat matter this year? nothiuK- -They .are us; dtunV-fe: ttrti 'oyster beds of "Mr. Bowfter.. Oue has only to cast around 93__jne' "Ottawa i where-this great white Brit- F'-fip in. On all sides 1 j tlie, white '.man te -being driven back, IDs hontheV brethren must be made room t'pr. '.One'town not Hiany. mileo west oV OrahbVbbtf'is" khoVn as the China in America so numerous have Its Celestial residents become. The hue and cry of a while British Col- umbia is a-dead issue with this.gov- ernment. have .broken .tiiolr the Bource "The higher officials of the depart- ment disclaim any knowledge of such Promise lo.the laboring class. Action on. General how-1 thi.vattiude-with the platform ever, and enquirv at tbe prime minis: of the. Liberal party. n he Liberal terV office, failed to .conflrai.it. I which. Hie sovernment "A' recent renort from England to very prone: to say does not exist, has the effect'thatTGeneral HugheV Ijlfttfprin the total exclusion-of bition was to lead H Canadian fact from tins province. Some at the front is believed to be respo et I non n- inanim a sible for the rumor, which, however, j "HI an, .Inanimate government is nn'te '.things ape not is very nersiatent. General HugliBH by' the la'st report, is now iiT The'date of his return to Cana'dft) if! lie does return, has not been ASHBY ARROW COIXARS-N7OTE THE NlBW PRiCfc 15C.EACH iMrlfcu. .of-them, (Applause.) lie stupendous expenditure on pub- roads was an alarminc state of when, one comes to consider [the condition of tlie highways of this province. v Dr. wlso was dot allied on pro- the build- ing and took-his place on Ihe platform. IIo: wag greeted with hearty applause. He was .Immediately called upon by the chairman. He stated ho had just gone1 through- a very trying ordeal, and did not propose to Hay very much fthis He took advantage of the opportunity, however, to check up Mr. Bowser's reckless statements in connection with hit) record as member from tljlB riding. He made a plea fn: HUMwrl, pf the woman sitffragn cause, tyhicli must be voted on at the machine rule of the province. It was evident that, frora his remarks that people are becoming afraid" of this great monster, which is crushing the life out of those who express an est political conviction. The days of tyranny in this province will cease after September t-Hh. The recent al: titude of U. H. Pobley'at the Esqui- mau navy yard, came in for severe criticism. Because four men employ- ed at tliis place happened to express Liberal convictions, they wore order- ed to hand in their resignations -.to the secretary of tlie Liberal associa- tion and give a copy of same to Mr. Pooley or they must take the conse- quences. This in the 20th century. The meeting concluded with the singing of the National Anthem. Meetings were held at Wycliffe and tercst. People in tliu.amlicncb learn-! SuIMviui mine during; the afternoon [I a-little inside information into the) at which large crowds were present. cili- wquid see n't to lilm on tlie 'Htii of September, of his calibre were badly needed Victoria. He was hot going to ;y of the government candidates rever n LineraJ addressed one of r meetings. Mr. Brewster dealt with the record of the government for lh H. C, Liberal Ifiadcr clos- The New Lather 'T'HE Ivory lather is formed quickly, it is thick and copious so that your body can be covered easily. It holds together and lasts so that you can massage your skin thoroughly without having the soap become dry and stiff. And you can rinse it away as quickjy as it is made because it contains no unsaponified oil to make it stick to the skin. have been using soap that gives a thin, sticky, slimy lather, the Ivory lather will be a revelation, IVORY SOAP PURE fraclef It Gamble factories in Hamilton, Canada ;