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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR WEDMESDAY, FEB^u'aIrY 20,1018 DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor* and Publlihsrti TME LETHBRIDGS HERALD PRINT-INO COMPANY, LIMITED �23 �th Street South. Lethbrldoe W. A. Buchanan Prealdont and Managins Director lohn Torrance - - Business Mouagor Business Editorial .TELEPHONES Office .......... 1253 Office.............. 1224 depreelatibn In two; an annunl saving of 16,1100,000. Good roads increase mnterlally the Tal�9 of i�dJpl!J7lng in the cost ^" of hauling ,.............Jlf.OOO.OOO Annual'saving In operation of vehicles.............. 1,600,000 Annual saving In depreciation ... .............. 6,000,000 Annual value of land Increase ............... r.,000,000 Subscription Rate.i: Dally, delivered, per week......10 Dally, delivered, per year .....$5.00 Dally, by mall, par year ......$4.00 Weoklv, by mail, per year .....$1.50 Weekly, by niall, per year to U.S..$2.00 Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily^ on address label. Accapt-tDce of pa'pers i.fie. expiration date Is Our liuthbrlty to centlnus the sub-Eciiption. THE PROGRESS Or-JHE WAR ^yielding to Gorman pressure and fear of further invasion, tlie Bolshevikl leaders of Russia have expressed their vUlingness to complete their betrayal of the Russians and hand over their country to the-Germans on their own tfernis. In otier words, they ore ready to dlgn a peace pact on the Hun terms. -er of ther construction work was fione by. Kenora has been named as the now Mackenzie & Mann as contractors. military service registrar for Manl- - toba. Ha succeeds B. R. Chapm'an.-Development of tho peat bogs of - the dominion will probably result i Xear Port. Dover, in a flood,' follow-trom recommendations to the cabinet' Ihr the thaw, the northerly hs.lf of from the Reconstruction Committee, the Penman concrete dam, completed - ilast fall, went out. Cyyrenus D. Hitchcock passed away j ' - Cornwijll Is without electric power Great'Britain will coaso to recruit Russian Jews within her doinolns. Toronto City Council will retinest tho federal govornment to take over tho Patriotic Fund. J.' C. Elliott, M.P.P. for North Middlesex, urged reforms in the Ontario government's system of accounting. Dr. W. H. Carloton, a Toronto physician, a native o^ Frankford, Out., Is dead. Ire on the St. t.nwrencq opposite Wolfo Island ly thick beyoiirt all precedent. Wolfe Island farmers are rushing hay and out.') over the ice to the United States. Over 800 mcu arc to hjs culled from tho Loudon district, and Ihoy will be ordered to report on Monday, Feb. 25. St. George's Anglican church. Saskatoon, will have as its rector Rev. G. A. .Andrews, late of .Nova Scotia, Robt. E. Mills, o wealthy resident of Montclair. N.J., is dead. Ho was a former resldpnt of St, Catherines, Out. � Senator Chamberlain, of Oregon, chairman of the military committee, Is to he operated on at ouce foV. appendicitis. WHAT GOOD ROADS WOULt) MEAN TO ALBERTA There is no need to argue that-good roads aro a great asset to a country. . No matter from what .angle you consider them, there are prima factors In the development of a country, tilttle do we realize, however, the loso. brought about by the absence of good roads. ' -, Recently Mr.,Chwlesworth, Alberta's deputy minister of public works, gave �om^ facts and figures about ' good roBi^, that we are sure haye never, been realized by our people. . ^ . The roads whlcli naw been so far Improved in the province- hava cost all the way from $50 per juUe^up.b S8 high M $700 or |800 per mUe. Mr, Charlesworth considers a road sys; tern costing 1^,000 a mile and what It sse�nB.' Such a road would'b% thofr oagbly drained wJljh grades below.two : per cent and surfaced so that at any Deacon Qt the fear they would be a . plpaaure to trarel upon, and ^rliera probably three tona.could bV banled vhare one is at present. ^Considering whether money so spent would be well spent or not Mr. ChaVles worth made theie.observations which are worth se/lppslf (pnslderlng: - fTbe fieifit of farm products alone In Alberta last year' was over five ^IUon,'.;Ag�Jnt there were licensed Ju Alberta; In 1917, roughly 20,000 au^mo-.|(llea',i If these average only 2o'miles ^ per *d,a;r for 300 days In the year, the (jntleage covered Is: 20,000 x 20 z 300 wetiqalp 120,000,000 miles, At an -;pp^rWl|n(f'ewen�6 of 12V4 cents per .s:ioJle,^thl8 costsi $16,000,000. f.?-:OflOd. roads could undoubtedly re-j('�4W!e�:thi� oosVby ten per cent., an aunUHlviavlng of $1,600,000. ^ TlW'^fVjilue of horses, horse-drawn , febiQlPHi,, autoi, etc, In the province ' 9t U doubtless not less than �;;|100#P;000. 'They travel over thous-:,>|jliidilpfrn|iil��j>f roads which are either :'i:mIi4ProTe4v'ori only' properly main-(Mn��.>nd are, eonsequontly, rough :.i^d, often : dangerous. No horse or :'.fiirauwafon,.BP autpmobUQ or vehlolo �f anji^kiild, MS 9�M ovp tjlies? roads wlt)|0�t loma^ wwr .aa^itur' and cqu-' ^umt dwrecUti9i(4Mi^>a9- Pepre- KiKnnual :depr�$l*t|on  wM bo held WednoHdaf even-   Ing to deal wlUitVe ctvto tabor * > difficulties.. OeloMtes from 26 ^ labor (infons In tntt Pity Waited thp appointmehtiOt Fire Chief ^  K G, Davidson beTeconaldorcd,  izens ho taken dt'once, It was   finally- agreed' t* rotcr ..the Ing,. at whiciv the'entire qiies- �.  Uon will be discussed. In tho  hope of averting a general symJ ? > pathetic striko.  � - � � . ' � ' ; 4 �*  � � � 4. � t the western T^loologlcal Colleges, and the constitution of tho co-operating committee. Another Preaehlatlon On Wedndsday afternoon last the Unionist club was the scone of another presentation to Gdo. ti, .Ewing. On behalf ot the U/lonUts, W. A. Buchanan, M.P., who wiiB in town,' pre- . sented Mr. Ewing with a goldl headed cone. He paid a ver^ high tribute to Mr. Bwing's ability as a banker and his splendid public si)lrlt. Ji T. Wlllard presided over the gathering and Jfr. Ewing and Mr. 'A. J. Maynard, the now Bank ot Commerce mautlser. Dr. C. C. Lumley of St. Thomas, has tendered his refelgnatlon ns Liberal candidate for the legisl.iture for West Elgin, owing to the new conditions , . since his nomination a year ago, wheti SJdnsffi Ji Jennings, vic6 president-women had no ypice In his selection, of thonUnlted States Smelting, and [ - Mining Company, was elected presi-; n jg estimated' that the Ontario dent of the American Institute of Legislature saved ?2,000,000 by de-Mining Engineers. - It was announced ferring'the provincial general oloc-the membership had reached nearly jtion until onn year after tho demobill- years to coina. salid^ "Dreatn about this, and don't forget to tell your dream to every farmer in this country." When the farmer^;.fully realize the great value of gdbd. roads they will not complain ab-put paying a tax to create and maintain them. Good roads of the highftr type must come, and It Is a good time to educate the people (to their value. 'Poor-misguided Russia. If .^thero were no taxes we believe Mayor 'Hardle would pine away and die. .. An evangeUat instunates that Calgary preachers hug other man's wives. Is the evangelist talking from experience-or merely heeding gossip? The natural resources for the west; em provinces Is not yet a deferred Issue, It would appear that there was a prospect of an early settlement of thp matter, �The lopdpoDtrol board ssiys It is n pairlbtic duty for 'Canadians to eat lots pf onions Just now. Don't worry ahoiit the. bresith, you .can blame R on the fpod coQtrpI board. The Vulcan Advocate is newsier thanever. .It now has a typesetting machine, proof that th^ Advocate has faith In Vulcan and we hope ailso that yulpftn shows Us faith in the Advocate; " � Barley flour compares favorably with ^the fine wheat flour. The Cham ber of Commerce i^t aacramento, California, has launched a campaign to proinote the manufacture and consump-tlop of'this grain as a substitute for wbpat, Among the proejuots now handled la.tUe'^rade are barley flour, bar jey brown bread, barjey^^yanoako flour, iljiiwd .l?wley;ilakeB,^'grp&f�, .''arid' grits. 7,-000. Port Arthur Dally News, Chronicle spreads big headlines over tho glad news that J. J. . Garrlck, ex-M.P..; train No. 4. running between Calgary dined with President at Che Army  ami. Medicine Hat, dropped dead on "'*'''*' the street at Medicine Hat shortly' zatlon of the Canadian army is complete. I Harry Wellband, baggageman on and Navy Club dtiripg Mr. Carrlck's recent visit to Washington, D. C. John H. Hunter, general manager of the Clover Bar Coal compajiy, dropped de^ ot heart disease In the Canadian Northern station at Edmonton Saturday night. He was 45 years of age and came from Winnipeg in 1894. This area ot land prepared In the fall ot 1917 in Saskatchewan shows a 50fper cent advance of that preparei during the previous fall. The total ampunt of land prepared during 1917 foe the 1918 crop is estimated, to be 6,134,619 acres. Alderman Napoleon Turcot was elected- by the^Montroal city council to succeed the late Controller "rho-mas Cote as a member of the board of, control; His term aa controller will be until April, when the municipal elections wUl be held. The mayor of Port Arthur accompanied ten prominent citizens on the journey to cut wood on the �'city's Strathcona woOd lot. The , corporation team carries ten citizens a day. Tho council is to extend the free wood cutting seasOn to the. end of February. The Port Artiiur city council has parsed a strongly-worded '-^ioimion protesting agoinst Canada sending grain to Britain without a gtiarantee that it, or other grain for which It may be substituted. Is not used for the manufacture of liquor. Being caught in belting, Fred Canning, a married man, packer at the Canada Cereal Milling Company's plant at Gait, was wound around tho shafting and then held prtsbnor between the shafting and the celling. He was nearly strangled to death. A l!)undalk lady a year ogo wrote her name on an egg In a shipment which finally reached Scotlan^, Recently she received a letted from a girl In Kellarsbrae, who said as all the boys there were away at the war she decided to' write to the Canadian lady. � � � .f-V An erratic Individual who has been roaming tho New York wittarfroiit as'a ship's "rat killer," has been dis-qpyerad by secrbt service men to be a Prussian chemist, who boasted when caught ho had .onough poison "to kill the American army." V. S. War Secretary BaHor, arguing that two tons-of,shipping Is .But Medicine Hat after coming off his run. Heart failure was tho causa of his death. The board ot cpncillatlon which was dealing with the dispute between, the Grand Trunk Railway Company and its machinists, bollermakera and blacksmiths at Stratford, has reached a satisfactory agreement. At Parry Sound Armand Lavoylo and Edmond Gagnon, young French-Canadians, were paught breaking. Into summer cottages in Foley town^ ship, and were sentenced, to two' years each in the Dominion Penitentiary. S , John J. Molloy died at Winnipeg Monday, at the age of 81, after ' a lingering Illness. He was born at Guelph, ,Ont., In 1JS37, coming .west in 1872 as resident engineer ot the C. P. R., construction ot which was then just s'cartert. He left the C. P. r; In 1897 ,to take charge of Dominion government surveys. Ho retired from public life in 1014., Mr. Molloy was the Liberal roprpsentatlve from Pro-vencher in the Manitoba legislature for some years, ' . lEOO KILLE (F'rom Our Own Cdrrespondent) JIacleod, Feb, lO.^Worff ijas been received that Lance .Corpl, Joseph Shield was killed, in ftctlon id one of tho recent tuigageinents In P'ranoe, This young fcnon whose parents live south ot Mnfcleod,'oiiilsted with the lOlst, went oversecfs and after receiving instructions in .England, went across to France with; a't>"Tl>6r of other boys from Macleod, where they have , been for the past year. Ills brtjther Is in the �j;ftme.,r*|S|mi?ht'--^ One of tho heaylest'fans Qf eiiow this winter came oh Saturday; and Sunday, when it fell to' a'deptlK of from 6 to 8 inches, mich to tbe> relief ot the stockmen, whST" ?^?^�'", froion up, now both the ,'^tPOk.';oi|d stockmen aro happy.','Good elelghlnsf is reported from ports of the �couhlry. Adjusters for the various, Insuriince companies who !'cftrrIed'i.theiP�>llo|e8 ion tho Alex, McDonald - and .W,A�p>y property that was burned ;l��ts^fl(�lii .,............-....., have no difficulty In njaking thelritJ' ficiont to sApply each soldier abroad, j lustments, n�; nothing j was JeW,^-_px estimates that � the possibility of an army ot 1,600,000 InVrance this year is , ('not! unpromlBlns." .The *per capita tonnage neooBsary is from five to six tons. . , on the package is the mark of qu|lity^ It brands Vlipi^ as the xi|ari; wholesome; beneficial product ofr tfie lamest chewing s^um factories in^ tiie Dominion. r ^ ''�4':%-i: The delicious*^ r^freshihsi; comf^iie confection that costs so little^ but lasts so lontf. It belPs teeth� breath. appBtite ahd digestion. | After every meal* The Flavour Lasts eept a heap oX;as|lB^' Md refw* .from the burnt maghlnerjf.jiiJ';, ' ; � Looa'i ourlopjT.i^^lMpy.Jn' t^'�ct' that_the Icrf is Iffoarand eyw'�> wprTJIng hard to wln�iQUt''la t|i*'boM� JKM;for home curlinr'"''^' ' . C ^' MAOE in CANADA 23 ;