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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta totJii , ^^.jUribic Derate dailV and wkikly .x^vj";-'" ^ . .-4--- � � IS;,- ;: ^r�prl�tor� and Publlther* 1^" VnC LKtHIRIDQt HERAUD PRINT-inq COMPANY, LIMITED pas �t|i street aouth. tcthbrldg* S ' W. A. Buchitnaii " .President and ManaglngrDIreotor^ ' jfokn Torrance > - BusioMS Maqnser Bwtness Editorial TELEPHONES OHico......... Office ......... 'I . '1252 Subecriptlen Rate'a: Dail:^! delivered, per weiek ..... JIO pally, delivered, per year .....IS.OO Dally, by mall, per year ......$1.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....$1.60 .\VeBkly,^y mall, per year to U.S..IS.OO Datet of explrr of subscriptions �p-year (fklly on address label. Accept-aaoe of papers tile, expiration date la our authority to ccntinue tha aub- i " ScripUon. ' � THE PROGRESS OF.TilE war Raportt are. now comlnc thtc^ugh that thaBolshevikl government has ^en overthrown In Russia and that the Moderates' have come into control. There (s,aa!caniimiation. .., , The-Qerpfns haTe resuined miiltary OKratlons against the Russians, and n Jigaln inTadiujg northern Russia. It la t^aVed'diat the. Austrlans will guard the �ijkralhian frontier. The Uli;raih-tans and the Rumanians are said to kave joined forces to defeat the'^ol-herOd. ' � . The'.political tension in Britain appears to have been reliisTed by the retention \of tlje services of General Rob. ertson by placing him in charge of the eastern command. ,  ., . POSSESSlriG the :  OLE liANDS ; Premier Stewart's proposal that land held by speculators should be ontain-d by the government for the soldiers' land settlement is tot fayored by ihe rTwroniq M^il and Empire, probably fo^ the reason, tha^it/^tifects^to interfering with vested Interests. Vest-ad intejeats will hare to niake some eacrliipe for th^ welfare of the nation. il^TerthelesgJ The JIall and Empire way favor s^tlement of the soj-dlers upon the land .and ii it does it -wants tha.land to be,attractive.enough to induce the soldiers to take up agrl-jmlture. If we are to rely wholly up-^Oimjfi^n^'aiiAk; then Vt^e-Twnd fn most cases wcfuld'^e Isolate^ and Tar ftom Tflllroads and settlements. There ^.no inducement there to the soldiers..! On the other hadd we have great areas 'bf land held by speculators, railroads,' ^dian reserves, and grazing leased, '�WsaTo existing railroads and settled jemimunlHes, that would appeal to the ^dior." In our Judgment we "MUBT ' Ike an effort to poaseaa'thlfHaad'. It jlyint idle to a tery greaf^^^ni % 'ibBaiit; it ia iniposaible In inany oTsea; aatUera^o possess 'Ciui�da _ iTf many-of ita after the warprob-yeir' 'r�adiiy VIkoVqub agri-^; .!Mltnra}l aeTelopment.,.:but' -i^e" can't* -j^rre Jrliprpos airlctatoral develoii-;! wlnt^lf, we. 6rerloo|f; the ;4�Xelopniinit' "i VJll^tX^^laiid cloae- ttt^t^ajfortkUoii^ e.0P�B' Hft nejrJcsMUt-'^5Sf� raMt'.flnd' aei/railroat^. We iraS'Rtni^l&Ullona ' ^of acres, ot"' uiiliri&^in ofde#'ait\|i$ eectiona of 'aittlii ^rovimsea,;:,close _^to^,ex-ffids.' ta.;tt'^not reasonable Mat tht^ lands should be ittlef (^t and is it 'not the govafhi-i^t'ftlftVf^Bii i'o'tfy and' force th|r .,�id ,01^ for settlemeat?, ^We think and ebnsequeatlr we agcee entl|-.e-v#^Vlth-Premier Stowart'r rlew. We ) il^'t heilercr^lB'coiitUcatlng the prop-^ ITf but we do believe IhB,govern-Bt.abould get IntOLjiflSBfiiraiflii o^ it Metttlmatft meaa�........-______ . the wftrld go to?" Ba and by we learn-,ed that'M'hen.h pinfnHs it slowly disintegrates and finally becomes pnit ot the-soi!." The-samels true-of a hundred other little things of Universal 080... T)iey. are manufact.ure.d by ihe millions every-minute of the day and aft^ef bridf Use, are lost to us. -Such loss inyolves waste, n'^jd in seemingly sraalKmatfers of this kind Canadians are. more wasteful than almost any other people in the world. iVo are al?d Wa8.teful In-other ways, and it Is Iwell to re&ember- that, directly ior indirectly, evei-y- form oi waste has a bearing ipoh yi.e food p|>obiara. , � The great masa.*cvf Gapadlans have always .found the means' of rtvelihood easy. We are jiot llko the Germans and Pretich and Belgians, forced by necessity to niake the most of things just at hand to intensify' efforts of production. \Wilful waste makes woeful w�nt; but wasto is not wilful in hlnety-nih'e cases otit of a hundred^ It is the result of thoughtlessness or of Ignorance, or of lack of .organized opportunity, or all together. Saving of food, reduction of wastfl, substitution' of other things for thlugs essential to our Allies-these are part of the Gospel ot. War-Wlnnlng. Saving is another form of production. You cannot always produce, but you wn always save. The thing that is saved takes the'place of ttio thing that cannot be prodUci|d. - . ^ �yV'e waste food in many ways: In .peeling potatoes, the loss' is 20 per cent. In stale bread.. ' , _Jn bread orusl^. In table crumbs. In kitchen garbage, in the fats of meats, iu meal and chicken bones. In.the sour milk and buttermilk, that .Is thrown away. 'Inwhlch^ wejieglect Jo .render. In eating more than we really need. fix eeticg the wHsng kinds .of-food.-Ift-trying meats and not saving the fats. In not substituting other foods for the beef, wheat and .bacpiv whiC(h are needed overseas. In improper cooking. In.feedlngi too much protein (albu-j'''men in,, th'e. ejjga and gluten in . flour) tb-bld^rersdus add persons .. ot sedentary,.habits. � In M.^lngtp.o^many domestic pets, which consume good food. \ In leaving food " un^velred to be wasted or spoiled by vermin. Canadians must realize the tremendous aggregate which is' represented by such waste. The loss Involved can be checked only In one way-by every iijdfTl^ual .jnani woman, pirl and boy doing his or her^partl ' ' " Dr.>. W. Dykeii, of Larlvleire, Man., was burned to death./ . Scltool boards In the Pass wlU ask the provincial government to gi'ant wider assessment" prlvlleBea.^ , In',the M Mrs. AnnBeattie, Iiondou, celebrated her f03rd birthday,. SJio has a clear recollection of...(iie reb^lUon.. pt 1837. X ' , - . . Mrs. Hugh H. Calms, Ottawa, died' of shock.as a result ot-heri blotbliiK catching fire from .the |^9;i^q.., St)(^ war 63 years'of age." " '' " ' ' .. � Swift Current>"td hove a free public library.." j \ i> Rot.^.'H. dotiili^^Lrindsay, has ac- Rot.^.'H.ted anjnyitatlon to the Methodist church at St. Manx's, Ont. Sfeager Wheeler]^: tHe nbled grower cf prise wheat, Isfrep^vering from ft-severe attack'! of jptejura-pneuni^ '  Th? .new knd^ tfioitbge at Torontb will be used-as a mliltdi'y convalescent hospital; > �'! � .  iRev. Dr. I^nisoh of the Church qf th'e'Ascehslo�,,Hi^llton, Ont., wiirgo overseas .as'a clbaplaln. S Former Contixjller T. s: Morris will become assistants city treasurer of Hamilton. ' ft { , Rev. Sister IJttpien ot the Orey Nuns, Montreal, is Jiead.' She used to be with theJipspltal at'St. Boniface\ Tlie cohgregatlou.ot the Port Col-borne Prasbyterta^ ' cliurch has e* tended, a call tKR:ev. W. J. McNaIr ptl-  Lethbridge should try to get rid 6f the reputation it possesses for infant mortAHty. It is not creditable. Some plaln'truths were uttered from ^churchjjulpita and the Forum platform bp^Snqday; Will ^our peoplf heed themT: The Qualsec Telegraph, commenting on the'^despatch tha( Generi^l Pershing UYolhC'lo be married, 8A7s that.no on'etdoiftted his bravery. ^-'tThe'-ilamiltoa'.Herald very aptl^ l't Oatfadlaas are wasting ai '!f:im^mi6iH rate.' We really^do not ^iat|BA'>tO'WMt* b�ti beoauae (he-pres-i^'ipi^'federation has been so geaerouMy itWfd'^'.for. It do'^s not know what B^iimplr? nof sarlag ^thi^r /^ijipii^lifv'nsafu). It arises largely' - ' ' >ct-tliirty' we 'do 'aot'-kaow It are useful.' Our gi^t (Ignerance is in ^ connection' ii-whloh now go'triio the dls-^ e^vwaste of th^ie thtngs^ls'^^ %p (r'it William'"Davis, of Townsend, Ont.,* tslpped and tell on the floor and died in canvulslohs. WnUam J. Stethem, (}9 years 5�ld. formerly a prominent woolen mf^nutac-turer at Montreal died :suddenly.-He had been' suffering from heart trouble tor some time. ^.  David Carrs. aged -2j; who was emsloyed on an electric v engine on the Chippawa Power Canal, difd of injuries received .when his engine was bumped into by aaotber.. . \ _____. A large fish company^ operi^ing oil the Pacific coast reports that its sales during. December, 1!H'^, amounted to 870,305 pounds, as compared'WiUl only 417,123^ pounds for Dece^^bef,-! 1916. fj' The list ot 12 cases before tbe,Mai)l-toba'assizes which have ope'aed before Judge McDonald j does ngt con 'tain a- single Anglo-S^'zon to'issne 4 ,call for- betweepL sevea, and- elpht hundred7mcn' liable ,nnd^r the ' MlMi itary- ^en^lce, Act to ,]^toort towarda 'the*en4";oI this week. ^ ^ George. |H. A'shmah, principal In the Ottawa pUblhrwAoblf 'for �he pd^t foiifteeiL^Mn; hJ^'-'-'' appointed commerci^i.ifiiatefl7dfEfH�( Collegiate institute at rades. \ i. " 'v" J The B.C. government,liHSiSippointed' Mrs. Qritfiir as one of th|^'|OYeT|(ment representatives on the yaicoufer sen'i ^eral hospital directorftte.'^Ws.'((t the ifirst time tt�t arwoi|)itii�hi|^been 4PS ' pointed on the board; 1 ' > Drayton. Pontypool,'OBti: has lost its oldest resident in the ^pli83lhg of WUUam Di-, vis, a native or Devonshire, England, at the age of 97 .years. Jacob Cathersf.is suing- the rural municipality sof .Dauphin lor $15,000 tor damage to hjis land by alleged defective drainage. _ Arrangements' ani being made to celebrate the anniversary-of the arrival of Bishop Prorencher at the Reo River 100 years ago. Tot the second timT: within a short period the St Lawrence Power Company, at Mille Roches, is out otcom-mlfsiop, and Cornwall is in darkness. Weyburn citizens iire enthuslastic-ally preparing' for big ^vacant lot gar dening campaign this season, and are working In''conjunction with the city council. ." ; -, , - Applicafiona � representing! ^04 new centres in-Alber^ have been received liat. the.,.dw;)artment' lotV.education for ' cpnsideratlon of fur her' consolidated flChoororganizallbh'. ' " . . ThBi eort Arthur Shipbuilding Col has been awarded , some new. coij-tracts, sshich call for. .five canal-slie freightej^ as wfe^W.'s^s eight ^othSer boats.  >' (CnlfWVTtflto ritSM-riioNf"Taos) "the mayor was heartily npplatded when'he coucUuledVfnd Chairman Mar: tin then Introduced Alderijnan Jackson Who i^as lalso presMt. arA Ottawa, �'Fob, 18.-The do�  partmont of nillitlji and do- > fenao, In a statement given out  this evening) announces the.  nppointnkeijt a, court Of iii-  .QUlryundet-LWut. Col. Hulme,  TLESDAV, FEBhUABY itf. 191� '^f: of VahCOnvef, ;B. 'stnd^pt of the Toronto University. ^/ jv One month, hard labor', was ;hAndied down brtwo,justices ot the%iiiaoeo'ln rathei^ a unitiue case .at.'iLembtTKi Sask.,� the sentence being imposed rvon aacoli JJCupwlm^in op .Oit-jharg^'.MMer the Muniqlpal Elections,/Af^t. oi;; hiQldr ing up ballot papers In BiiQ|m^l| intnr ner as to dieclose the seo1reo ballot.'^Kunsselman, at the r^^nt mohi! Qlpal elections, was depaty. re(tiro^i|l officer at one of the pq|I|s ^npar Nfil^ dorttiihnd during the voting, MfiyrdVUl to evidence-taken; held.;th�;;ha{loti^ itP the light and thus was m ' " how the voter had cast "vMk�'^rtirthi?r'chRrg�"Wli closed the Information i_,, Counsel'for tho acouBed gav* ,T,^,-r.�r ot his intention to appeal4ne'o�ss>;i!^-'|it/ . \ J , . ...... ' Calgary, >Peb. 18.-The Drumliolleb coal mine strike situation: continues unchanged, the men proving as obdurate as'Manager Mbody. The fact that the annnal convention'of the United Miners of America is no'win seaalon at Fernlp, probably will delay any action on the^art of the miners until after the convention, as the convention ^111 go, into the. Prumheller, st^'lke .situation very fully. Mr. Armstrong, the federal commissioner, who has been .here over a week, had nothing new to report last night. ' t, X 'no SUCCESSOR TO hanna - Toronto', Teb. 18.-The, Canadian .Press Ip reliably informed .that no ap-poiiittopnt'wiU be made durlng,*tho present session -of. a successor to Hon. W. J. Hanna as minister .without port-f&lio in the Ontario cabinet.. dalgary, Febi 18,-that H does hot always pay to tak^a' dispute to law Is'shown in the outdbihe of the actloA broiigtit by the' Oanadlan .naaaclem Trust Compaaraffainst Janies Mnir, K.C.. The company ctalmed 'that nr. Muir had never paid thoih tor the bal-ahcd of std^k piirohMed,during a visit to VaMcouTor,,.irh�ra'.their office is situated; Mr/ Muir.'ob the other hand, alleged that the company iirosslyiBlii-repiieaenled things, abd stated that he had. refused to^ay^more until they had lived up to their co'ntract, , ' Mr, Justice' Scott Hoard.the ease and has handed down hiB decision'. Besides finding In fav�fr.ot Mr.'MuIr, to the effect that he need not; Keep the rest of the agreement, h��1)M brd*red the company to pay baot^to the defendant the,$19,000 which he had Invested rrth them. t  .    r .  ACTIVITIES ON THE/ BELGIAN'FRONTIER ".{}- Paris. Feb. 18.-^Tho IfaH^imfflclal communication. lss||f(J: ti^gigllt. nfds: "On February 17 oiiri^ltry sllenc ed several Qerman.1 ed enemy organfi Georges, Dixmude, i cr School. The'-enj^ml lery fire against/ mir it communications tin tfte.: Ramscappelle, Pervys*;-Jacquost Capelle aac, There wos bomb fightfpi.li^: There whs slight ar)IIIe{ Ing the nightiat.J^Bbnlll^r*r�P1 Germans atteinpted �tO'. Mprp^k. of-our posU , south otlni|iiadf and were repulsed. I 1  "On February'18 thi|r0waK a lively bombnVdment'of qeifnan itraaphes along' the �whole trottv Ottr...bst(erles vigorously caught .lindtf �t|)elr fire enemy,'(l�tafchmentS!ahd'W*ltay batteries in *otton near liMllF C9Ii|p|^ will gladly make Ipaiis t6 assist |ai||ii|rs in good standing to acquire live -^-^^'^ - Ml Lethbridge Branch- - R. T. Brymfi^r* Mgr. 4 -N^ To Buys Hardware Stc�ck at PUBLIC - N WILL BE OFFERED YOU ON Tomoirrow,  '� ' ' '-raj:.'-' WHEN THE BALANCE CF m , HavT H^^d^atfeCi^ir^ ; WILL^BE-'Kn6c��ED down uot^by LOT to Vm% 1[^l?lMfe'�t BlOok^^^^ " " /� v-T-'::"-'' Everything goes, indudbg Valuable Fixti^^i, SILENT SALESMI^, Hiir^wwre Shelving^ 6 Drawer National Cash Register; liteltiiidJel with minute iinproyenientt>etc. ^ �/ � . . Get your Catalogue from the RAYR H ARDWARl^ CO., or FRANK WADDING TON, Auctioneer, Uthbridge . : A Sale Yoii'^�aim^t~Mer4 to 02683349 ;