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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 31, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE~ DAILY J&HAU) j__ggBBHti, _ j'U-i....._____mm^ssm-Jamemm fcetbbrttnjc Detail 9 A I LY AND WEEKLY Subteription Rates: bally, delivered, per week . Dally, delivered per year .. Daily, by mail, per year .Weekly, by mail, per year-. ,. .10 .. 15.00 .$4.00 .fl.60 Weekly, by mall, per yoar to U.9..M.O0 1252 1224 TELEPHONES- Business .Office............. Editorial Office ............. W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance -  Easiness Manager Dates of expiry of subscription* ap-. j pear dally on address label. Accept-1 �nee of papers aftei expiration date I* our authority to continue the subscription. Your Kino and Country Need You Right Nowl THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Little success has apparently attemloil tlie efforts ot Premier Keren-j siiv of Russia, to unite the forces at j officers, he declared, were often forwarded through Russian Unea, by way of a traitorous underground. They blew up munitions factories, burned crops, destroyed depots of stores, Injured railway freights, rolling stock and permanent improvements. They tampered -with military and naval orders, confused shipping orders, spread terrorizing Bud false information among the people, and kept Gorman hoadquarteru supplied with a vast mass of minute detail which the German mind knows ao well how to use. They transmitted, reports regularly informing the Germans of troop movements, of supply movements and the nature of supplies, and of projected major and minor operations. The German army, Mr,. Kotlr declares, knew more about the Russian army, thanks to Its efficient spy system, than the Russians themselves know. In view of this information which may be taken as fairly reliable, it is small wonder that Kercnsky and Korniloff are facing a task today such as few lenders have ever been called upon to handle. Only a complete reorganization of the Russian army, freed from all German Influences, will enable Russia to. become a'first power in this war again. If Kercnsky and Korniloff can bring order out of ehao? the world will owe them much. the front. Two Russian regiments j ,f ,ney fai, t:,en nussia is done as a pave evidoniT of this when in the fight- j factor j, this war. and it may bo that ing of the past few days they left their trenches and deliberately retreated in the face of tie enemy advance Demoralization, therefore, still exists within the Russian army, and it Is difficult to see just what the outcome wilIvT>e. It is impossible, however, that the Teutons can take any great advantage of this at the present. "The rigor ot winter, approaching, will prevent the planning of any great offensive by the Germans, and any gains they are able to make will bo confined to local advances. Rains have again interfered with operations on the western front, which are being confined now to artillery duels. The Italian advance continues with great success. Japan will still be seen holding the eastern front. C, OP L. WHERE THE H HITS HARDEST. The demand for the "conscription "of wealth" in Canada has resulted in the imposition of an income tax. Those who believe that wage-earners ' and salaried men who do not come under the purview uf the Income Tax :Act. however, are mistaken. These are the people who are paying everyday. An exchange In a recent editorial article points out that in August Dip price of milk was again -advanced �'in'Ne\V:'York to IS cents a quart for  the best, lS1,^ cents for the second grade and 12',-j cents for mere milk. The biggest distributing company says its profit is no greater after the advance than it was some time before, amounting to half a cent a quart. The dairy farmers get an advance of a cent a quart and say they can niaVe no more money at that than on the old price some time ago. Substantially this is occurring all over the country, and every recipient of an advanced price says it only covers increased expenses. But an immense number of persons who pay the increased price are unable to hand it on to a next in line. ! Salaries do not increase in proportion ' to the Tise in commodity prices; nor, ' in many cases, do wages. Clerks, teachers, the rank and file of professional men whose remuneration is fix-] i ed by custom at so much an hour or �o much a -visit, governmental em-, a rule, and other classes, ; find it harder to meet the weekly bills. '; For them, higher prices are a war ; tux, which they cannot pass on hut r'must shoulder. And credit inflation, ; By further enhancing prices, simply ; Increases their tax | There are millions for whom this j �ort of War tax Ib a heavier burden than for any impost the authorities .now seem likely to lay will, be for j;those upon whom the impost falls. Every rational tax ought to be accepted cheerfully. ;-A BIG REASON FOR ''RUSSIA'S FAILURE. Yesterday's dispatches told us the /Russians were suffering greatly on the field of battle owing-to the disloyalty of their troops. General Korniloff, at trie Moscow conference the other day, told the Russian people what was going on in the trenches in the way of "disorganization of the army. Russia, he said, had lost all the fruits of the first two years of war since the disintegration of the army commenced |uBt spring, all of Galtcia, Bukowina, arid a nmall part of Russia itself having passed out of Russian hands. Something of the reason for this deba.Qlo in the Russian army is given |n-..a. recent issue of the Saturday fevenlng Post in an article by A. Curtis Roth, former United States vice-consul at I'lauen, Saxony, In which he tells of the German spy system whi^h,honeycombs, thp. Russian armies. He says the Germans have employed a minimum of troops against Russia since the spring ot 1916. The line, tirlth great gaps occurring in it, was held by few and older troops, supported by small reserves, and all because Germany had a "host ot WHY ALL THIS CHILLY SILENCET Perhaps the most important feature of the Winnipeg convention of western Liberals is the number of misunderstandings it has provoked and the corresponding number of post mortem*- designed to let a few rays of light on ' the peculiar proceedings in -which the convention indulged. The Winnipeg Free Press has been doing its share of explaining over the convention. On Wednesday it explained something of particular interest to the people of this constituency. It said: A correspondent, who was a delegate from Alberta, to the recent Liberal-convention charges the "Pree; Press with undue severity in its strictures upon the Alberta contingent. He says that the Alberta delegates, with the exception of a small minority from the northern constituencies were conserip-tionists, who were ardently in favor ^PICKED UP IN �* PASSING *�R TB busy MAN M�r. Thomas F. Kennedy, rector of thc'American collogeiu Rome, is (load after a long illness. The food production department are erecting n station for pulping jam fruit nt Maidstone, Kent. Rev. II. Cnwley. of St. Alban's church Winnipeg, lias been made camp chaplain at St. Charles camp. William Challoner, a confectioner of Liverpool, was lined �5 for using sugar for making jam, although lie was not n fruit grower, A plan 's on foot in Calgary whore-by the school children will be dismissed on certain days to dig^ potatoes. A baby which was dropped from the upper window of a bunting house at Nottlng Hill, England, was. safely caught by the neighbors. ..... Attorney-General S. C. Ford, of Helena, Mont., decided that compensation can not be granted under the state-law for lightning, A southern Manitoba fnrmer has employed Bessie Lutckow, a Kuthen-ian woman whose forearm is twenty inches in circumference. The woman asked to do outside work. The glass door in the home of Hon. Albert Sovigny, federal minister of inland revenue, in Quebec, was broken. The house is unoccupied, as the family is out of town. Magistrate McMahon, of West-mount, Que., imposed a fine !o( $100 on Louis Malboeuf, a chauffeur, who admitted being drunk when . driving an auto. Charges of concerted action to raise book paper prices were made by the U, S. federal trade commission in formal complaints filed against twenty-three manufacturers and the-head of their bureau of statistics. Rev. A. E. Corbett, secretary of the Y.M.C.A. of McGill university, has enlisted for active service. He is a son "SPKev. T. Corbeft, of Gull Lake, Sask. Four sons have enlisted from this family. Lt. Percy Corbett recently won the Military Cross. Nine-year-old Stephen Redding dived into the North river, at New York, of a win-the-war program; and sug-j and rescued a companion from drowning. Later at his home Stephen complained of illness and died before a physician could be summoned. The doctor said the boy's neck had been broken gests that the Free Press, upon calmer consideration, should withdraw or modify some of its remarks. Before the Free Press does any-apologizing of the kind indicated it will require further information. As a starter it begs.its correspondent for some understandable explanation of one of the most remarkable incidents Missionaries and missionary property escaped the recent conflagration at Saloniki. but relief funds am need- Rev. C. F. A. Plough has resigned his parish at Deloralno, diocese of Rupert's Land, to enlist. Sir James Aitken laid the corner stone of the new Y.M.C.A. building in Brandon. AV number of bogus $10 Imperial bank bills are in circulation In Montreal, the police announce. The Rotary club of Winnipeg, raised $200 at a luncheon, which will be used to defray expenses for a picnic for war widows and children. An order haa been Issued to the flax growers of Ireland to save ono-eighth of their total crop for seed purposes. x A donkey belonging to John Pender, ot Courtwood, Queen's county, Ireland, was so badly stung by a swarm of bees that he died two. hours afterwards. M. Pnsltch, the Serbian premier, stated in London recently that the enemy had deported S.000 Serbian girls, about 10- to 14 years of age, to the harems of Constantinople. William Rosskelly and David Gowdy were killed by the premature explosion of about 100 pounds of dynamite on the Songhees reserve near Victoria, B.C. C. R. Bell, of Woltville, N.S.. collector of customs, died suddenly. Ho tw;ice unsuccessfully contested King's county against Sir Frederick Borden. He leaves a widow and six children. Henry Matmeld, wanted by Manitoba provincial police for wife desertion, was arrested at Gravelbourg. Frank Meek, wanted at Portage la Prairie, on a similar charge, was also arrested, being: located at Fillmore, Major Lambert Dumont-Laviolette, M.C., who enlisted as a private and rose from the ranks through gallantry in action, and who wis badly wounded in the battle of Courielette last year, died at tho Royal Victoria hospital, Montreal. All alien enemies in Military District No. 1 (Western Ontario), maybe interned, on General Otter's recommendation, on account uf violations of the order-in-council respe^cin,^ their travel only by permission of the police. ,.i .v AU four governments in western , Canada aBkec) to donate $25,-i 000 towards a fund of S25U.O00, which ' it is proposed to raise in western Canada toward defraying the cost of re- j building parts of Northern France de- j the German invaders. i ; � . '-H� �'� I Heavy Shipment o? liquor from Vic- r-niDAY. AUGUST 31, 1917 ~' - -i-.......-......------- -i- .. We're Ready for Threshing, Are You 7! Wc arc stocked with the finest lines of Overalls, Work Shirts. Heavy Woolen Work Trousers, Work CHiivcn, All Wool Maek-i liiaw Coats. Heavy Wool Sox and sill the other strong heavy Q SUIT garments required by the wirt'kiiig man. If You Are Going to the Harvest Fields. See Us I?irst if^l As in Men's High Grade- Stylish Clothing and Furnishings we l^jffjjj carry exclusive lines in work clothes. You will find in this store tlie best lines of nien's wear for all purposes. Campbell's New Fall Suits & Overcoats will be Here Next Week We have the exclusive agency for "Campbell's Clothing" - - -i recognized as the finest line of clothing made in the Dominion. See these before buying your fall suit. Prices arc moderate. The new fall hats will be here next week too. A fine line of early fall caps came yesterday. Let us outfit you for work and when you "dress up."'We can do it to your entire satisfaction. W. B. Kester & Co. MEN'S WEAK Exclusive Lines in Clothing and Furnishings 315 Fifth Street S. Flume 18171 * i * -^ -^ 'W'Z "7W tion the Alberta delegates had a con- i sions at Boston. The board has ten of the convention. On the afternoon 1 etJ> according to a cable received by I toria to San Francisco are being made j preceding the opening of the conven- j f'.le American board of foreign mis- ] on account of the prohibitory law I ' ~ " which will become effective October 1.' The President oi^.her last voyage' south took liquor, valued at $10,000 j from Victoria, and the Governor, sail-; ing from Seattle';' w..- ft C; BENT, Prop, J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT BUREAU MR. A. D. LAMONT, of the Department of Agriculture, a'. Edmonton, has opened an office in the Board of Trade Building, for the distribution of labor in Southern Alberta. . Farmers requiring help and men In search of work can get together by ateing. Mr,-Lament. Call, write or phono, BOARD OF TRAPE LETHBRIDGE 'Hir-ITHiilifciriUi j ;