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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBMDQR DAILT ViTEDNESDAY. AUGUOT 28. IWJ Iictbbribde iDctalb Xcrbbri^flie, alberta DAILY AND WCKKLV ' ^rMrl�Ur� mn* Publlthei* rHI LITHHRIDQt HERALD PRINT- INO COMPANY, LIMITCD , MS ath OtPMt South, Lethbrldt* W. A. Buchanan PraaideDt and Manavln* Director lafen Torranca - - Bualnaaa MaBMar �aitncti Mllorttl TKLRPHOMKB ORioa .............. onto* ..........,f.f. till ubaerlptlan Rataai Baity, deUTared, par weak .-y^v .W Dally. dellTered, par year .....WM Dally, by mall, par yaar ......4.jr Waakly, by maH per year i...fl->; Waakly. by mall, par yaar to TJ.fl.Jl.M Dataa of aiptry ot anbaorlptiova � paar dally on addraaa labaL Aceapt-aaea ot papara cits.- uplratiM data la aur authority to contlnua tha lub-* a�rlptlo�. July 31, 1917. TlvU would be perfectly/accSi>t*ble to CinafllRn grnwors, but on the basis of the prices Tor Auatrallan" wol In Canada; the pro-Vailing U.S. 'price would be many cents per pound higher. Our information on this subject may be WTOnf. Wo hope it is for It is \-^ry Important, that at this time when every pound of wool and mutton that can be produced Is neciled, nothing bo lione which would tend to cripple the industry. We hope a suitable explanation may bo forthcoming at nn early date. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR With the capture of Roye and' Chaulnes by the Trench, and the capture ot Bapaume by the British and their advance down the Arras-Cambral road bej-ond Bapaume, the whole front of the German lines from SofBsons to Cambral is monaced. This means that the Germans may shortly ^e forced to retreat even beyond the famous Hindenburg line which they fell back to atter the advance of the British-^ in. iai6 and 1917. The British troops lare advancing rapidly up the Cambral nkii, and the French have by the capture of ca>.anlrSe�. today effected a serious menac'e to.Peronae andto Nesle. In�S!beHa the-'BolsheTiki'forces are tetreat'ietore a,considerable.force o'lthe,e.Aiente and. Japaneaa and extensive fighting la in progress. SHOULD LET THE EA9T' ' KNOW fUE TRUTH. ' 'We.heard In'Mooea Jaw .that Southern Alberta was just one brown, dried-np strip' of Jpralrle." This Is the genettirdpiniOn bald in the east and in other parte ot the prairie regaTd-ing conditions in Soathem Alberta. It Is qiilto true that! Southern Alberta is not a garden spot this year, but nevefthelesa crop out-turns will be very considerable. It would be a good Idea it the board ot trade would have "an authentic statement . prepared 'and circulated to combat the prevailing impression. CARDSTON LINE SERVICE UNFAIR. Betweca-Gaig^ry' and Kdmonton the , C.P.R. maintains three daily trains, the O.T.P. has one dally train and '� tie C.N.R. has one. Five trains a day  i between tiese two points. ,5 Between Lethbrldge and Cardston " the 6.P.R. maintains three trains ft ; week, and the are no . competitive � lh�8, serving this big oommunity ot 15,000 people. ; It hardly looks right and the CP. Y^. will do well to placetSiB-dally ser-; vice tn operation again. The pres-' ; :ent service it manltestly unfair. So is titae reduced service oil the i Foremost branch. Eight years ago, [before that country had a railway It vreceived two malls a week. Now it I receives but one. 'itOHN BARLEYCORN I 6,0tNG-DOWN AND OUT |>; .indications .are tjiat the U.S.. will t aMlit*^^ as a beverage after 5.Wy-l, 1919. A compromise to that i effect is-being arranged hy Con- dry on Jan. 1, nextf rHv^en the booze will 'i>e abolished In �Quebec. _ , i 'J- As - a' war 'measure prohibition Is ^playing a great, part on the North ''Amerioan continent, and John. Bar-'leycom ia going down and out slmnl-taiteoujily with Kaiser Bill. Meantime it is probably not sur-pri�{iui that the bootlegging fraternity of Lethbrl/ge who smuggle $4 a gallon whiskey across-the line feel 'Impelled~tb get rich quick by dosing t|he available supply liberally with iwlaterknd drugs and selling thecon-: coctlcm at |2l50'per halt pint, making the orig^ai |4 worth yield a return ranging anywhere from |100 to $150. WHAT'S BEHIND JAPAN'S RICE RIOTS? The ridings In Japan have a more deep-seated cause than the price of rice, believes the Toronto Globe. The country is being transfonned as was England during the industrial revolution, before the working classes had effectively organized or before the ruling classes had yielded to tlie demand for the protection ot labor against ruthless exploitation. The masses in Japan have not yet their proportionate share of political power add the aristocracy has not evolved a Lord Shaftesbury to plead tor the over-driven toilers. Let Uiose who reproach Japan remember thai England ^vas far advanced industrially before the State had the humanity to attempt to shield even little children from the living death to which countless thousands were doomed by' long hours of toil in "crowded and insanitary workshops. Only the dreadful liavoc of epidemic disease impelled parliament to pass the first factory law, early in the nineteenth century. That was only the beginning. For many years afterwards boys and girls who had not even reached their 'teens were forced to work for fourteen and fifteen hours a day, and women, harnessed like beasts to coal trucks crawled through the darkness and damp of the mines. The reforms embodied in the great aeries of Factory Acts were won only gradually, in the teeth ot the opposition of many employei-s, while for flie greater pari ot the last century trades unions were illegal com-binatlona. The rapid development of Japan's industrial life has brought glaring abuses resembling those which followed the rise of the factory system in Great Britain. Her workers, men, women and children, loll long hours for small pay. With the growth /)f factories and factory cities has come a proletariat, and witli the proletariat a spirit ot unrest, bom of real grievances.'The sudden access ot prosperity during the war, with its spawn of jnllliorialres and new fortunes, and the rislpg cost of, living, have aggravated the discontent of the tollers, who hayeimhlbed the ideas ot their class in Western honndartes. This I'eeling is bounJ to have a sharp political reaction, and it is not surprising 'to hear that the tide of democracy, is rising. Food riots are merely a symptom of a disease which the rulers of Japan, ;BO.�lilighteiied and s'o progressive in many-directions, must seek to remedy if only; in'self-defence. The new Industrialism, must -be tempered by social and 'humanitarian legislation, and IheS jiisi .'^d'emands of the worlcers must be recognized by eapital. A rise in the level ot wages Is inevitable. The Japanese people are too intelligent to remain tar helow other nations in the standard ot living. .Japan will some day come abreast of her industrial rivals in this as In'pthe'r respects. They will'then no longer be frightened by'the hogey ot cheap, labor" competition trom the Orient. WHAT'S THE EXP�NAT10N :OF WOOL SITUATION? > Some one in Ottawa should explain .'the situation which has been created ^'In this country by the Importation ot '30,000,000 pounds of Australian wool. tThe tnuiBaction may be perfectly pro--per and .the ' Interests o't Canadian '^abeep. growers may be safeguarded, ;;but from the information available it f would appear thctt the Australian wool Ale Availahle to Ganodiaa manufacturers at a price consldenibly lower than price fMitcb^ has been lialdln Can^ mdtk for Oianadian twool dating the VfMt year. This in Itself might not iMve any ground i^r complaint were It sot (or t)i� (act that the U.S. gov-rniuent aet the price ^ wool for 1818 At,the.price.Nvhlcli prevailed on � III -/ ^' (Kroni Our Own Corrc'spnndcnl) ' Champion, Aug. 2Y.-Cnri Paulson was last seen alive on Thursday morning going towards nn old granary on one ot his grain fields. In the evening Mr. Calwell and the hlroil rann. not seeing him around, drove over to the granary to Investigate and on looking round found Mr. Paulson lying Hat oh his back in the graixary. They at once drove to town and intornicd the doctor and Police Mnglstrato Alcock, who Immediately went out to the place in question and found Mr. Paulsoh to be (Iciul. lying alon.? side the body was a bottle of strychnine inl liquid form. The coroner arrived on Friday, morn ing from Lethbrldge. who after tlior-ough examination st.ited that deceased had committed suicide by- taking strychnine during temporary, insanity. The Interment took place nt the Champion cemetery Saturday afternoon, burial service being conducted by the Rev. Haddon. Tlie business of the deceased will hoTjlaced in the liands of the Trusts and Guarantee Co. Calgary. Geo. Orr and wife mbtored to Pine Lake Friday last and will be gone some days. Mr. J. C. Jims'is spending a..few days in Banff. Mrs. Rev. Haddeft and stm arrived home Saturday after having spent a few weeks at the coast. Otto Miller of Nobleford, spent the week end in Champion. Frank Smith is having a new. verandah put around his residence on .Clever Ave. Mr. and Mrs. Thbs. Gill, Horace Gill and family spent the week end in Lethbrldge. Pte. Bose Matlock has received SO days' extension. Tom Campbell and Mr. Woolf ot CalRary.,spent the week end'with Mr. and Mr.s. Geo. C.impbell. Dan Harper is moving to Stavely to take charge of the 'lateyBruhn pool room. '  ' Returning from Qalgary last Sunday evening Billy Detue'a car ^;aught fire. The fire was extinguished before any serious damage conld be done. Build Addition.  Campbells Limited have been compelled to build an addition t^ their business plant,in the form of a fine new warehouse. Hans Ruft. and fnmilyt 05 Portland, Ore., are spending a few weeks with Mr. a^d Mrs. R. Bond. Threshing will start this week. About 24 members ot the Ladies' Aid took the parsonage by surprise Saturday evening for the purpose ot ixpressing their pleasure and welcome to Mrs. Hadden who has been spending some weeks at the^ coast on account of ill health. Afte/ an hour social conversation the ladies served light refreshments. The party broke up about 11.30 p.m. \ Gordon Miller leaves this week for Toronto. John Peake of Winnipeg arrived in town last week and is taking "a position in the local depot. Nels Johnson of the Champion Hotel, is imftalling a 110 volt electric plant this weck.^ Mr. Johnson is prepared to supply the town with elec-tri^ light. Surely this is an opportunity that the business men ot -champion should not let slip. R. Hansen of Lomond was a visitor in' to^n last week. Red Cross News. Last week was Children's -Red- Cross Week and from'the standpoint of garments was the most successful throughout the year. S26 garments were completed and handed in'during the week. Finances for the.week as Follows: From Prisoners ot War Envelopes: Emma Johnston -------...........35 Edna Gill .......................80 Nettle and Laura Tobban ......1.40 Gladys Pike.......1.________..... .25 Mary Bond................, 1.00 Isabel Laidlaw .......rr.... 1.30 Ardena Roberts................. .35 Chloe Gujton ........1.00 Genoveive Harper ,.....'........1.60 Fay DoitoiyraaaoaiaMI New Dajrtoa, Aufs ai.TT^Mr:. anj Mrs. J. 0, Davis have' taken over tt manageMAnt of tba hotel in co�}m tion with whlbh'lk run an jce'.erea^ parlor and a fruit ami can�y attore. The reiult of the recant school e araiuations so far to haUd do .not nal very pleasant reading, and itroi critlcl�m ot Our teaching staff is v prevalent oven pie entire dtstrK., There Is something radically wrori some place, and we hope; the board i| trustees will Ukc the matter strongll in hand .at ohce anil see that the j'ati payers get value tor their aioney. 1 tlio teaching stall Is at fault, apd At^ would like to know to the'contrari It should if at all possible be rein died at once, while it the teachin gtatt is not at taiilt there are apol gies cpming. , On ,lho other hand it. would appea! that the ratobayers have beretofoii taken little if any interest In schod matters, praCtioAlly noiie ot thei tprning out to a mWSnhg ottho boar at any time.i-The school lite ot.ou boys and girls in tke ^we'st is short 11 It's best and none of them can well a ford to be kept two years In n gradi when OHO-should-Ttor-We-Would like if SCO tho matter cleaned up, giving.b.oti teachers and kickers a chatice'to ha'vi their say. SECURITY , Deeds, Insurance Policies, SecMiities and other valuables should be kept �afei from'-fire-and^helt.'- - Safi9iytip^^ea in the vaults of lhis;Bank may be rented at a moderate cliarge. Total $26.65 Tickets for entertainment sold by H. Maynard, Tom Warren, Morden Allum and Buster Stoddart, $9,50. Summary. -Prisoners ot War Fund 8.55 Qull*. ...................^.....26.65 Tags '......................... 3,87 Entertainment tickets ........... 9.50 Receipts at door.............7.30 Genevieve Harper, life member. .25.00 Mrs. Armstrong, membership .. 2,00 Bake sale and ice cream ..22.05 By Young People.............. 2.20 Total $107.12 The local branch wishes to tender a vote ot thanks and appreciation to the children tor their untiring efforts and enthusiasm during the week. Let's keep the ball rolling. The next meeting will bo held in the'church on Friday afternoon. Remember the local bratich is supporting two .prisoners of. war. '?{e need your co-operation. Tho rest of � his garden is equally good. Atwood brotliere have contracted to put up a thousand, tons of hay in tho north c'duiitr.r .Moeka i3roB. Tlioy are leaving Tight away;-' The Spanish government is considering a plan to organize the maritime service in Spain under government control. It is Intended to requisition all vessels for the transport ot articles necessary fori national consumption. . Tlie Cunard Steamship .Company cannot be held liable" for loss oi: life and property 'in the torpedoing ot the Lusltania by a Gerin^h submarine; according to a decision handed dovm In the admiralty branch of the United States district court hy Judge Julius Mayer. j Captain G. 0. Johnson, ot Wood stock, Ont., lias beeto a'warded the Crplx de Guerre. Sonie time ago.Capt. Johnson received .his , commission in the Royal Piying Coriis for gallantry and devi/tlon to dutiy and -was at the same time awarded the Military Cross. Thirty-one horses were burned 'to death and fire estimated at. $125,000 caused in a flrn, believed. 10 have been of incendiary origin/which destroyed the bakery of J; Av^Drousseau^at Montreal. Tho outbreali in the Brqusseau bakery waA the sIxtlT'fiTVOt ausplolou'a! origin -which has occurred In the laf^t twenty-four hniirs In' eatubllshments connected with tho production of tood. Uision� fdr ia mbMeiiit* those far off ports bevbnd the trackless seas- From Arctic ice, to the torrid lands beneath the Southern Cross- From toivns tucked in the mountains, to the busy river's mouth- WRIGLEYS is there! There, beicau^e ;nen find comfort aneriefits 'because MADE IN CANADA Sealed tisiht-KePtiifibt ;