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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 191G Ueralb Hlberta PAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Pally, delivered, par weox Dally, delivered, per year ......Sow) Dally, by mall, per' year ........M-OT Weekly, by mail, per year IWeekly, by mail, per year to U.S..J2.00 TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office 1224 f W. A. Buchanan Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager Dates of expiry o( subscriptions ap- pear on address label. anco our authority Accept- have been granted. It might have avoided the cessation of operations at the mines for one day. No attempt was mado to provide tho machinery for and the miners'carried out their threat. Now there is to be inquiry, aud tho men are going-back to .work. If the inquiry reveals that the wages paid to the miners are not commensurate with the increased cost of there should be an amicable arrangement made to meet the difference. In tho long run, it Is the public that will have to "pay- the piper." There is naturally much resentment on the part of the operators -that agreements signed and sealed aro not observed. It is true also that the niiri- ers contend that the operators do not live up to the understandings with the men. The public can only judge on the merits of the respective claims from the very information anco of papers after expiration date Is publicity, to continue tho subscrip-1 tlon. Your King and Country need you right now' OF THE WAR v i The rapid advance of the Germans in Rumania has carried them to with- in but a score of miles of the Ruma- nian capital. The capture of Kulu- gurena. which the troops of the Teu- tons are now approaching, wlil place them within striking distance of the outer forts of Bucharest, and the sit- tiatitin is commented upon by London papers as serious. is one ray of hope. The Rus- sian drive in northern Rumania is de- veloping on a large scale and import- ant advances have been made. It is pointed out that the success of this now offensive must depend upon what efforts the Rumanians "can -make fur- ther south. The Russian leaders must have been satisfied that the Ruma- nians will shortly he able-to .counter successfully along the Danube, before they sent the Russian troops into their 'attacks along the northern front. I There' has been little more, than Ordinary activity western front during the past week or, so. The British have conducted attacks along the Belgian front near Ypres with some success Artillery duels have been frequent both north and south of the Somme. British losses since the commence- ment of the Somme 'offensive five months ago are stated to be ;the casualties during November being The public generally wants industrial peace. It I also wants agreements observed by both sides, and it favors a good living wage to the men who. work in the mines. Mining is not an attractive occupation. In many cases it is hazar- dous and in any case it entails hard work underground. Coal is one of our great natural resources. It belongs :o the people and the business is simply conducted by private concerns. Consequently (he public interest should always be kept in mind. While agreements are made to be observed, it fs in the best interest of SHOULD BE A The British government seems to be satisfied with the arrangements in re- gard to the .export of nickel, Even the British -government mistaken If shipped out of ,the United JStatea to the enemy it is almost sure to have come from Cana da French Caledonia is the only other great nickel producing country, inuVtne" United States gets practically of its supply from Canada It has lieen charged by the Providence Jour- Balj a newspaper that has made many disclosures of Qerman actx- commenced, that merchant submarine, the Deutsch- Jand, carried Canadian nickel when it sailed. recently from the II. S. The '.Canadian authorities say this can't be true because they the pro- leaceful relations between capital labor that, compromises should be mado in. order to meet unusual con- ditions arising during the term an agreement. .What is needed most is a better understanding between the employer and the employee. As it is there is continually a latent feeling that too :pften "breaks out in the form of strikes, that-the employer is get- ting the test of the the employer Is making too much out of the employee. The ideal to be reached would be such a friendly un- derstanding between the two interests that they would have faith in each other -and be willing to meet each othifr at way when serious problems ariw. Labor Is warranted In organizing and n protecting its interests. We be- lieve' strongly in the labor union.- It las done much to promote the wel- fare of the working classes. The men who toil have as perfect. a right to to protect themselves i advance .their interests as have the employers to unite to protect their [nvestmeatsr.and their inter- This fact .is generally recog- These organized powers should endeavor to operate amicably so-that good relations wil! exist Every effort should be mad.e to get rfii of the of atujtioiojf is at the bottom of most labotv Irences. Co-operation PICKED UP IN PASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN Major Terence Patrick McLean, for- merly secretary of the Saskatoon As- soclatud Charities, has been killed in action in Fraiice. The Brantford board ol water com- missioners are considering tho ques- tion of Installing a modern filtering plant which will meet the demands of the city for years. Edward Neville, of Toronto, sheet metal anply nest session for a divorce from his wife. Margaret S. Neville, of tho same city, on the usual grounds. Colin D. Poolo and Albert E. Gor- don, Toronto, are seeking divorces from their wives and Florence E. Sny- der of -Montreal, from her husband, Edward Lockwood. Senator Miles Polndoxtcr was pro- posed us republican nominee for pre- sident in 1920 at an informal lunch, eou in his-honor1 at Spokane. Lieut. Eric Reginald who, it Is announced from London, 1ms boon awarded the Military Cross for gallantry, is a son of Hou. Senator Dennis, the proprietor of tho Halifax Herald. Fred English, a well jockey for many years, was arrested on a charge or vagrancy. Another jockoy named Dan McDonald was arrested with him. are advised that they winter be buying Rocky Mountain anthracite coal at a. price at least a ton less than now. paid tor anthracite in WinnijoR. R. J. Mac- Florists at Sau Francisco say that kenzie and some associates are the American beauties would cost owners of large- coal lands on: the a. flower by with jiropor- Rocky and it Is coal Northern railway, have to be built1 to the H nower uv jnufui tionats increases iii Seas costly var- from those lands that it is planned to ietiee The recent cold snap ami bring to Winnipeg. The hard coal heavy shipments to Yolk flomtsj Pionerh lies about -1C unles gave as the cause' of the advances. The jouhgest soldier to sene all nines Tnese proneities "'a located tile front from Kingston has been kill on the eastern slones of the Rockies ed in action. He was Driver Percy at the Yellowhead pass. George Layzeil, son of Charles Lay- Only sixteen years old he went overseas a year ago last August with the artillery. Rev. A. H. Dallas, pastor of High- land Park Presbyterian church. Ed- monton, is asking Presbytery for four months' leave of absence from his congregation to assume the secretary ship of the Boys Division of- the Ed- monton Y.M.C.A. for the coming sea GRAIN BROKERS, DIRECTORY Better _ than any other cocoa on the better because only the finest and most expensive products are-used in the manufac- ture of Cowan's Perfection Cocoa. supplying liquor "to Tom- .perouce, "which caused her death, Jolm Murray, colored, was fined S200 or four months at Brantford. He had ordered a case 61' whiskey from Mont- real; and supplied Mrs. Temperance with a bottle which caused her death. Sher .Bahadur Khan of Helena, Montana, au'Argluin, was denied citl assessed on the business rating in] zenship paucrs; first, because he 18 paying taxes for 1917. Toronto had not a-white being con- apiicaled against the action of the! sldoied anil second. o; E. Bonin, consul general of France for Canada, is now an honor- ary lioutcnajit colonel in the Canadian militia. This is believed to be an hon- or unique In the annals oC Canadian military history as well as of the con- sular service in his Judge Winchester at Toronto ruled that standard hotels are still to be j A prominent Lcthbrldge far.- Into our office tho .other day. "I iisod to soil barley to James Richardson in Kingston fifty years he said, "and 1 want to do business with tho firm., again." Tho prices arp so high and tho spreads between grades so .Wido this joar that tho heed of export- work'all along the Al- vberta, In Winnipeg and'in Fort even greater than usual. The kind of service that lives a' man's memory tor fifty IB yours whfii; you make bills of lading read '.Notify James Richardson Soils, Lim- For car seals, .markers 'and daily price cost Slier- .lock bldg., Lethbridge. or phono 777. Manager's residence, phono 3G5. court of revision, which had cut off the business assessment whan the ho- bcc.ausc he is a Mohammedan therefore believes in polygamy. tels lost their licenses on' Sept. 16, latter o! the decision is believed last. I to fix a. precedent. When at a his told that he had inherited Lewis C. Dodge, employed mine near puffed and said he guessed he'd mise el the nickel company officials that exports .will not be made to the enemy nations. The nickel is refined In the United States and the company In the United States is beyond the control of Cawada or Great Britain Its word may not be any better than the pledges of Germany to Belgium. There should be thorough oversight ol the nickel shipped from the United States overseas. This might be made possible were the Canadian govern- ment to refuse to permit the I'.tion of nickel to the United States the 'refining company in the United States permitted renresenta- of Canada oversee every ship- ment leaving the refinery. In that way it ought to possible to prevent an ounce of nickel leaving the Unit States for any other 'countries than _ the allied nations. In Great Britain there is very frequent criticism of the government there. It is sometimes claimed that their war regulations are not effectively observed. .The govern- ment theie is trusting the nickel in- terests of the United States to carry out their.. obligations, but thatjs not proof that those are faith- fully observing the agreement It eeiims to us' a closer inspection of the ihipments from the United States ia necessary in older to satisfy the peo- ple of Canada that Canadian nickel is not getting to the enemy. s but co-operation can only the two classes deal with "each-other on the "give and .ake" principle The Inquiry to be held into the cost iflivlng-iWU bring forth a report, and in hope very early report. That Tflport will make findings, and if those 'fl bear oat The contentions of .he miners, the public will expect somettiujB be done to solve the differences.' want peace and nof wa'rfare- industrial world, and very especially in the coal mines -where tie mass, people look for their fuel supply. The public will expect to pay an increased price for fuel, if as a result of the inquiry it is established that the cost of living has advanced to auch an extent the mlneri Me entitled to a higher wage miners must not for- get that they can only retain public sympathy by being reasonable and fair tbfiir demands. They are sub- ject to. criticism for not respect Ing th'eir agriument, but their demand for an increase wages Till be re- if the inanity establishes that fhe'old wage is not proportionate with the increase In the cost cf liv- ing, better get back to work, as' the boss did. not pay him for loafing. Dodge is an heir of his brother, Charles H. Dodge, of Providence, R. :I. Dr. George H Vincent will retire as president of tho University of Minne- sota to become -president of the Rock- efeller foundation on May 15. 1917. He will succeed John p. Rockefeller, Jr., whose term as president of the foundation expires on that date' and who will become chairman of the board of trustees, 'a newly-created of- President Woodrow Wilson was of- fered the .Universit; of "Minnesota six years ago and look- ed favorably upon the but asked for. time to consider with a close trlend of his Diion this man's advice he, declined the Minnesota of- fer, abandoned-. the educational Hold 'politics to'-become presl- de'nt iL the United States. This was tte_stc i public ty B F Nel son or Minneapolis, former regent of the university. Word "that the Turkish government has rescinded Its agreement to ;allow several hundred Americans to leave the.Turkish empne by way of Jaffa reached the department at Washington from Constantinople The ambassador was that the Americans, cannot be'permitted to de- larf-because necessiti and hat the offlcial-wfio made the previ- ous agreement spoke without author ty _ An estate of all that Pas- tor Charles T le't, according ;o his will, which will he published in thS of the Watch Tower. The estate'is bequeathed to his widow Pastor Russell, who was founder of the Watch ,Tower Bible and Tract suciets, spent 40 years in evangelical work The will stipulates that five men appointed