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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta LttftflMUDftB rALY if toeralb Iiberta OAICY AND WEEKLY and HBRIDQE HERALD PRINT i NO LIMITED street Buchanan and Managing Director Torrance Business Manager TELEPHONES easiness 1252 Editorial Office 1224 Subscription Rates per week per year by per year by per year by per year to Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap pear daily on address Accept ance of papers tfte expiration date Is authority to centinue the sub untaHly then compulsory rationing may soon be the British food con recently cabled Food Admin istrator of tho United States Unless yon are able to send tho allied At least bushels of wheat over above what you have exported up to January and In addition to the exportable surplus from 1 cannot take the responsi bility of assuring our people that there will be enptigh food to win the This declaration follows a statement made at the big Labor Conference at by An Labor member of Parliament for who said that a dan PICKED PASSING UP George o fted la Herbert of was elected president of the Alberta Rural Municipalities The University of California Is graphy for wireless tele gcrous famine is coming across Kur and appealed for The evidence Is now before us of the and The miUn situation as to What tcive per eighthour The demands of the house cnrpen accepted should Canada dot It is Beyond pute that we should practice as much econofny as the United The i industrial truth is that we do Systematic food conservation will j AVasIl of Elm Toron reduce the cost of Take wheat i lnred to n lane and robbed of THE PROGRESS OF THE The state of war between Russia and the Central Powers has been declared to have ceased to as a result o the negotiations at J definite peace treaty has not been as is the case with the Ukrain but complete demobilization o the Russian army is under The general opinion appears to pre tkat the big offensive on the west era front will commence very shortly NO USE FOR THE JSWALLOW TAIL SENATORS The Red Deer Advocate has no use for the senate and at the same time it Isnt in sympathy with the critics ol Banners appointment to the sen It says The Advocate fails to see why ap pointments to the Dominion Senate be limited to the tailcoated conventionally and newly rich elements Ot the party supporters Harmer would not object to be called one of the Harmera Is consistent Liberal if faithful party service was to be re and when there was an even break hi the old party selection in Al Harmer has the ability to flo good work for the West in the As the Advocate is fearless and in dependent and a supporter of Union government we have respect for iu views even if we do not agree with THE REMOVAL OF THE TRACTOR DUTY goes the duty on cat tle coming into Canada from the Unit ed goes the duty on small farm Truly the Western Canada farmer is coining intohis and he has the Union government to thank for The action of the government in removing the duty on tractors is heart It is a commonsense measure designed to meet demand of the farmers who need small tractors to Increase farmers have been urged to increase their grain growing They have ans wered that their efforts to do so have been Jumpered by the tractor Now that the duty is removed it re mains for the farmers to show their appreciation by increasing their acre the limit The is disappointed that the measure did not go a step farther and remove the duty on all farm It is admitted that the order as it will do the greatest good to the number in that it will bring the Kind of machine he needs closer to the small but there is no food reason why all tractors might not have been Nor is there any good reason why all farm machinery should not be plac ed on the free The same argu ments hold good as in the case of the Canada is not producing and cannot produce enough farm machin ery to meet the Canadian The farmers need it to increase produc The cheaper it is the more they will avail themselves of Hence the duty should be The new government la jnakjug a start in the right Commonsense and mobile tariff based thereon is what this country Let the government investi gate the needs of the country and act an Canadians consumed bushels of wheat In The official count In the at an approximate cost of j byeelection gives Con following the plan of the seatjby IS using onethird the quantity of wheat In would be saving at pres ent fixed prices approximately Canadians using rye and otlier to save onethird A Womans Canadian Club has been formed at Red The Grand Thomas leading tins closed Us relict of the late Arch deacon died nt aged 94 pastor of James Unptist has received a call to a Chicago McAskill Ferguson was accidental ly shot and fatally wounded by his elder brother at Glace John of took111 suddenly after sitting down in her pew at Pauls and died while being carried That a wellorganized white slave traffic exists in was de clered by vicepresi dent of the Thomas a pioneer farmer of Klanshard who for some years has been llvins retired In Marys agell 88 The funeral services for the Intel The Saskatchewan farm loans board Hun submarines have sunk fifty nine displacing since the latters entry Into the FEBRUARY STATE OF ynot At will In general fillow tho line of Dilgerri to Sroeze Rart Pntshany ami to This will be fixed ii detail by a fixed cow acicnilnn to conditions nnd vith a regard to tho sires rt the th tfknUnlan s republic yet have common frontiers with another of tho powers of the quadruple alliance spe cial agreements will be made Article Tho evacuation of ocou plod territories will begin Immediately after the signing of the present The manner of carrying out tho evacu ation and transfer of the evacuation of the territories will bo determined by the plenipotentiaries of the Interested Article The diplomatic and con the quantity of wheat used in j Senator Hughes at passed applications for loans to would pay tor these substitutes This would mean a net sav ing to consumers of Now as to Canadians used in were attended by five thousand At wife of tho lleutenant 1917 approximately pounds governor of the died sudden of cost ing approximately CanaSentences of fm four to seven following the plan to save j years have been passed on sol half the meat used in would save j diers who mutilated their hands to during J918 Canadians would have to substitute for the meat j prevent them being sent Cadet Russell Rundle a saved pounds of fish at a j was killed at cost of approximately This He was a druggist before en would mean a net saving to consum ers of As to saving X radio station is being Canadians used built by the government m In 1917 to the France capable of sustaining direct value of toj General lowing the plan of saving two and a half times the fat now would be savingin 191S approximately By following the plan the United States for conserva and Falling 40 feet from an embank sular relations between the contracting parties will be entered upon immedi ately after tho ratification of the peace The widest possible admit tance of the respective parties to con suls is to be reserved for a special No Article The contracting parties I will Immediately renounce the reim bursement of their war costs that Is to say the state expenditure for car rying on the as well as Indemni fication for that Is to say those damages suffered by them and tholr subjects In the as through sula of Michigan are offering a j military including all re the extent of a million and a quarter I Landowners in the upper penin quarter of a million acres of grazing land to western sheep Ax tract of acres of coal land in northwestern Montana has been thrown open for entry by Pjesi dent a private at Camp has been convicted and jailed for having sought political influence to obtain a will serve three 7iionths He quisittons made in the enemys coun Article The respective prisoners Acting as agents of tho gov the Du Pont Engineering will build a smokeless powder plant on the Cumberland near ment at a locomotive The Xew York Stock Exchange bulletin announces the admission of a Clfra i lauded in a store domolish ing iugt IIOCIL aiiu a I stood in its and a touring car which Uon of all kinds of meat and At Guelph the frost has penetrated the people of Canada would on tle sround to the watermains and the basis of the amounts of there are over orders to tne basis of the amounts of these haye them eiectricallv tnawed out wUh commodities used in this new ones constantly coming save from to The saving on wheat alone llolln a former well be about making idue allowance for the object in the United States being to save about onethird the wheat now Meatless days in the United States are defined as BUza Meatless means without any cat at Deceased was prominent member of the Masonic After years of much of i which was spent near her old home fOOD CONSERVATION AN ABSOLUTE NECESSITY ftecent visitors returning from the United do not hesitate to say Canada is not conserving food like people across the We be IJeve Canada is falling behind the Jilted States in 4hat Very iw people are really making any genuine and apart from ijjpteis and and not all of by little aeed is llke to the food The food situation in the world U A world famine jg nearer our people If we will or sheep On other days use mutton and lamb in prefer ence to beef or means without ard or pork or pre Use poultry and As a nation we eat and waste nearly as much as we By apply ng the principle of saving what is wasted in Canada in the way of taking waste as the same in the United States the saving would be a and there would be that much more meat for the The advice of the food ad ministration regarding fat is as fol ows Fry legs boil or stew ood Save meat drippings use these and vegetable oils for cooking instead Butter las food values vital to children herefore give it to Use it jnly on the Waste no soap t is made from Be careful of all We use and waste two and a half times as much fat as we We can all play a part in winning the war by economising In food and enabling our allies to remain in the If we are and not villing to we are doing our best to lose the Even if we do not want to economize voluntarily we may be forced if not by our gov then by conditions that will exist throughout the world and com pel us if for no Bther reason than that food will not be Dont let us follow the principle of locking the door after the horse has beth believed to be the oldest resident in Western died at her home in Stanley manager of the Can adian Canners at Wellington for the past ten is agecl The price to be paid sugar beet growers of Chatham district for beets this year will be minimum of per Contracts for ten concrete ships has been let by the ship ping board to the Ferrar Concrete Shipbuilding of Re dondo the first to be delivered within six months and the balance in The supreme court of British Colum bia has been asked to sanction the marriage of a girl under legal age with a The petition is made on behalf of the who is 18 years The aged Is a clerk In a Victoria Chinese The girls mother lives In The petition repites that the girl and the Chinaman have been living together as Husband and wife since except for a short durhtg which the girl visited her It is stated that the couple have been an xious to marry all this but that the girls mother refuses her permis as partner in a firm trading on At Justice Dorlon in court said that if the military authorities made attemptstoenlist menbefore had the time of their exemption elapsed he would refuse to of war will be permitted to return home as far as they with the approval of the state to re main In Its territories or proceed to another The regulation of the questions connected herewith fol low by means of separate treaties pro vided for It in article Article Tihe contracting parties undertake mutually and without delay I to enter Into economic relations and organize and exchange for goods on the basis of the following Section missing Article Restoration of public and private legal the exchange of war prisoners and interned the question of amnesty and the Ques tion of the treatment of merchantmen In enemy hands which regulated in separate treaties with the Ukrainian to form an essential of the present peace whichso tar as will take effect simul taneously Article The agreements made in this peace treaty form an Indivlsable Article For the Interpretation The Bloomfield company treaty the German and Ukrain has this season shipped cases of canned tomatoes to France for the use ofthe and British expeditionary Frank who went to the States with the French Purchasing Mission as an is found to have made over six milliondol lars in commissions on autos to the French sold Efforts to save her Os car of from burn ing to death when an oil lamp ex ploded at midnight on re sulted in the death of Frank of Port One of the most highly cltjzens of Stanley died in his 77th Although a prosperous he was best known as The having been the school teacher of the Stanley school for 50 He was a staunch and conducted a1 Sunday school in his schoolhouse for more than 40 i LAutorite of Montreal says the failure of the French to have a representative in the Bbrdon gov ernment was a monstrous and expresses the belief that if there hadbeen such a representative the government would not have decided on prohibition in the matter of wines from which LAutorite pro fesses to regard as almost a hostile actf towards France and Jikely to tend to serious consequences In the com mercial relations between that coun try and Canada after the In ten months Coalhurst raised for the Red Can you beat it Once the duty is it is likely to stay It wont end with twelve We would like to see the tractors pull the duty off the rest of agricul tural Hats off to Us record in Red Cross work cant be we in a place of similar It will do better in the coming OUT IN Every Soldier Wants to Leave a Bride Behind When He Starts For France The military are mighty Matrimony ta their middle When Johnny gets hin gun on a for the he gets day to a man in olive drab whom she had met for the first time at a dance the previous And I had tliroe other soldies proposals in two slie added in native compla Why did you specially select this man out of tho varied collection 1 likcnl him rather the and the sweater I was knitting hap ian texts are authorized in regard to relations between Germany and the the Hungariin and Ukraine texts for relations between AustriaHungary and Ukraine the Bulgarian and Ukraine texts for re lations between Bulgaria and Ukraine the Turkish and Ukraine texts for re lations between Turkey and The concluding part of the treaty provides The present peace treaty will be Ratifieddocuments shall be exchanged as soon a So far as there are no provisions to the con trary the peace treaty shall come into force on The supplementary treaties pro vided for in Article 8 also were They cover the following points Restoration of consular Restoration of state Restoration of civil Indemnification for civil damages caused by laws of war or by acts con trary to international Exchange of war prisoners and In terned Care of burial grounds of those fal len in enemy Provision for the return to their homes of persons affected by the Treatment of merchant vessels in enemy The BrestLItovsk despatch says that the text of the supplementary agree ments must be withheld for the pre sent to avoid overcrowding the tele graph the Associated Peng Kwo in a remarkable bitterly re proaches himself for the countrys po litical He declares he Is too P6ThU iiU vm JUSt A weak for the burdon Imposed upon him The bride keops on her a j and forecasts his retirement from the VWltoW as soon as order is hall and the bridegroom comes in occasionally from camp to There no future Theres a mad rush of enlisted men and Cupid his marriage license likely as tVtha an and the rest is up to Its none of Johnnys Job If a widow j and sweet more or less Is left for the state to look after for fifty years or Sus ceptibility seems to go along with Not that a month Is a princely income for and bride to support her in the style to which she is But she can keep dn working at her steno grophy job nt handsome And there are thousands of her doing this in The girls In these days are mighty plungers in matrimonial war Im Gain to Marry Arvy on tho when he comes to open the leglslaturn Fifth of sang Harry Lauder here the other and thats what many war time Arrlets are oven though they had never heard of their soldier Arry a day The Calgary Herald thinks that all the LieutenantGovernor should say IB be But why should MoKJnney and Miss Mc Adama be allowet to Isnt it customary to always give the seats o the The Herald la wanting m reject the food regulatioss voi respect to our femluiue or two before the A pretty war working acquaintance of mine from u frontier state casually announced to me her marriage Thurs crucial days even to pop tho question and you beat It for the time of the uprising In Hunuu last says the president the cabinet advocated a militant policy Though I gave my I always have considered the difficulty of the situation and had been inclined to I have not declared war and this accounts for the present The president the cause of his placing the blame on Liang the marriage with scarcely former governor of who Thesu and others who failed to do as a lirciuli are irresponsible The licence professor of who la somg little stalls1 status that out Of every one thousand war that corae to I him for first twentyfive are j Berlin namott and that eightyeight Zeltuug nays that three of out of every thousand war bride grooms am numod There are twentyone in one thou sand licence GO TO flcial representatives of Austrian agri cultural societies have gone to Kiev to dteuuss econoiulc A I fair friend certain merry little maiden was j These three service stare the observed wearing a little service j fresh young thing retorted flippantly of white satin ribbon in tb Sum Brown style with diagonal strap over tho Hliotiidur decorated with threfi red xervlcH And what may this my only mean the three uervtae men Im engaged to a a gailor and a Ill add a fourth a tar to the collection If Im ever to bring tiovyij au airmail operate td the fullest estent in carry ing out the plans ofthe Dominion A number of proposals will be considered dn Friday and a decision likely reached aa tho best lines on which to Only The announcement that the position of food controller has been abolished and Footl Board established is but the preliminary adoption of Dominionwide measures calling for the greatest possible fsxertjon on tho part of tho Dominion and provincial The removal of the dut ies on traction engines probably means tho utilization of tractors in largo numbers to break additional areas of land in Western Canada and perhapn in the east Tne desirability of largely Increasing the size of Canad ian cattle herds is indicated in the removal of the duty on 1 Sheep Breeding Industry An expansion of the sheep breeding industry is also regarded as essential and plans to that end be consid ered when the Dominion ministers and provincial premiers moot on Fri Subsequent to the gathering a comprehensive announcement of gov ernment policy wllf be Tho Canada food board will constitute a subdepartment of the department of agriculture and will be under the personal control of It will coordinate all tho problems ot food production and food conserva tion and rem6ve the possibility of fric tion which would exist had the con trol of food remained under a separate The last fortnight at the capital has witnessed the establishment of three new departments to deal with war and aftertheWar settlement the war trade bonrtl and the Canada food There are still many matters of pressing Importj ance to be dealt with before the open ing of Meeting of House In view of the circumstance that the result of the Dominion elections as finally settled tfy the soldiers vote will not be forsome time and that parliament cannot be called until the members nre It is now suggested that the Dominion house may not meet until after Esfater which falls this year on March The most serious obstacle in the way of this plan arises from tlie fact that the fiscal year closes on March when most of the departments will be out of The Wishes of the West evening bulletin prints today the fol lowing special dispatch from Ottawa Three decisions reached by tho government during the last which already have been given effect to are significant as to the considera tion which being 4 AUSTRALIAN fill raid was carried out last night by Austfallan troops against Gorman positions southeast of sayn todays dfflolal tn ad dition to otliei enaUftltloa In flicted upon the enemy 2S pri soners were On Saturday ft Belgian pa trol successfully attacked a hostile In the Merckem hilling the garrison ftntl capturing a machine 4 4 LOSES LIFE AT BEUEVUE oc curred at Bellevue of the AVest Canadian early yester day In which Samuel Par one of the most experienced min ers of the Idst his Samuel as we can came to his death through a fall of He Was about if years of and is survived by u wife and two a boy of about 15 and a girl of about residing at Maple near wishes of the By a series at orders in council under the authority of the War Measures each ono based upon a recommendation of Arthur minister of the government has met the desires of the people of the west in three im portant The right of the settler to bring with him vehicles nhd implements moved by mechanical power is granted the duty on cattle is suspended and up to tho value of are admitted free of In each case there IH tlmu one year in the matter Of tract ors and and for the period of war respect to settlers fects but In factthese remissions of duty are intended to and will Tho wording of the orders in coun cil provides for a refund of the but in practice ft never will be col In effect there is to In these important a mcnsuru of free WANT French govorii inent has ordered one million foot balls for tho army to be delivered within seven MAkE YOUR SUMMER DRESS BUT FIRST SEE THE WASH GOODS AT THE I To Ranchers Others IMPORTANT AUCTION SALE OF THE BALANCE OF Hayr Hardware Stock 2 on 20 COMMENCING AT IN THE PREMISES FIFTH LETHBRIDGE FRANK WADD1NGTON Is favored with instructions to as by auction and without the balance of the above stock in consisting of Heavy and Shelf Galvanized nud Tin Table Wire large quantity of Logging Builders Hardware and Screen Store Gas Stoves and a large assortment of miscellaneous goods of general The including Silent Shelving and Cash Register will also be CATALOGUE READY ON FEBRUARY 12TH AND MAY BE HAfi ON APPLICATION AT THE HAYR HARDWARE OR FRANK Auctioneer THE seen WITHOUT BRIWepAKPiOlTUQOY SERVE THE LETHfiRIDGE MALTING ;