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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta � PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAIL^ HERALD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY.23, 1018 Ectbbrfo^e Derate DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 123 6th Street South. Lethbridfle W. A. Buchai-.nn President and Managing Director John Torrance i - Business Manager TELEPHONES Business Office ............... 1232 Editorial office 1............... 1224 Subscription Rate3: Daily, delivered, per week . Daily, delivered, per year . Daily, by mall, per year .. Weekly, by mail, per year .10 .$5.00 .$4.00 .$1.60 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..$2.00 Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on address label. Acceptance of papers iJU: expiration aate is our authority to continue the subscription. (THE PROGRESS /OF THE WAR - The capture of .Jericho by the British is of military importance inasmuch as it gives the British forces under Oeneral Allenby direct communication with the Arab forces who are fighting �9 allies of the British. The British armies are now camped along the historic River Jordarf. . The German advance into northern "Russia continues and the people at I'etrograd are calmly awaiting its capture by the invaders. The allied ambassadors ami their staffs are. making ��preparations to leave. Campaigns have been begun by the Turkish and 1'kraiu-^an capital from the Bolsheviki. aware they served a useful purpose | while the country was bring opened up. The country has developed to the stage ! where most of tiie homestead laud in (he older sections of the country has j been patented and there is not the need for so many land office-. That we have been able to economize in administration in this respect is due. In our judgment, entirely to the existence of a l'nio:i government, where party considerations- were inn uppermost. IS CANADA OVERLOOKING. CHINA? In our preparations for after war are we keeping before us opening of new avenues of trade? the the f he �* PICKED UP m* PASSING f0R THB dvsy man Calgary is not likely to tax incomes. The price of gas will not ho raised in Winnipeg. W. T. Rraithwnite. of Belfast. Ireland, world famous rifle shot, is dead. A "motorcycle" tractor is being tried out in the middle west. It is designed for Ihe truck farmer. , Chaplain Stone, of the C-hnrlestown greater our export trade, the greater N-avy Yar,{i urKf,s tl|p sanctioning of will be our prosperity. The United . Sunday baseball for soldiers. States is not neglecting trade oppor- . [unities. We read that it is develop- \ ins trade with China because it real-  ir.ps that China is bound to be a greater market in the future than at present. Since the war began American foods have supplanted European foods in the markets of China and the United States intends to hold this trade after the war. In the past the chief articles of American export io Chia.i were kerosene oil, cottons, wheaten flour, timber, irou and steel, paper, and � cigarettes. In the years preceding tie world war the American exactly in a flourishing condition, but after the coming of the world war all was changed. American goods have taken tho place-of-European supplies in the Chinese markets to a very large extent; iron and steel manufactures, machinery, leather goods, cars, chemical products and drugs, and various other goods have been imported from the United States. What is Canada doing to possess a The death of 325 head of sheep in a San Francisco stockyard corral is attributed to poison. Nova Scotia 'Will extend (ho franchise to woirion. The Archbishop of York is coming to America and will visit Canada In April. The care of insane peoplo cost New-York state $S,382,000 last year. SLACK III IN Indications at. present are that slack time In the lignito coal mines of tho Lethbrtdgo district will start, about the middle of March, according to a local coal operator. Tho movement up to the present has kept up well, nnd the whole output has been taken but the Saskatchewan dealers aro beginning to reduce tho size of their SPRING COULEE (Krom Our Own CurrngpnmluiiO Spring Oouloc, Fob. 20 -Wo archiving crisp, bright weather and although the thermometerhad stood below zoro for several days wo have not minded the southern,, sunny Alberta winter, j on the contrary we have enjoyed it. j Mr. Pe.terg formerly foreman of the Smith and Owen ranch has been visiting the Culps and loft this morning accompanied by, Miv Culp. for Loth- ': bridge. - , - Mrs. Herbert E. Kolloy returned last evening fronv hor* trip to Winnipeg to tho groat delight of. her family. Mr. Keiley accompanied her us far as Lethbrldga, where he has ro> Col. Roosevett's son, Archibald, in ! woekly shipments.' Cancellation ord- niatned on business. France with-Gen. Pershing, has been promoted to a captaincy. Jack London's first wife has filed suit at Oakland. C-al.. for $1.0,000 against the novelist's estate. trade with China was not j m England Molady said that Omaha or Des Moines would undoubtedly bo the stage jot the big event in case a meeting was Rev. Charles Hoffman has been I arranged, found guilty at Denver, Col., of vio-1 - lating the .Mann Act. j Gen. Wilson the new British chief - i of staff is reputed to be perhaps the William Coulander, possible, moment. CREW LANDED An Atlantic Port, Feb. 22.--All tho crew of the British tramp steamer Etruia, a total loss aground off this coast, were; landed today by United mark as an administrator, rendering | States guard ship. There were 47 in valuable service to Lord Haldano } ail-when he was organizing the expedi- ! .Share of...this market .that is. just as Cadet Frank N. Moore was killed in i available to us as to the -United : fall from height of 2.000 feet north ;SPRING-RICE'S '.LAST SPEECH , In a speech that was a gtrauge :blending of patho6 and humor. Sir vCecil Spring-Rice only a few weeks "before his death recalled his eariy associations with Canada before the .Ottawa Canadian Club. Two passages from that memorable jaddress are now worth reproducing. ,Speaking o� the justice ot the Allied cause in,-tha_war he used these.words: � "We fight under tho sign of the ICross, and under that sign we sha'J States? I of Leaside Camp, i was in Quebec. Toronto. His home Smith Bros, and Wilson, of Regina. have been awarded the contract for the T. Eaton warehouse at .a price of $305,000. .... SU.GGESTS FARMERS MANUFACTURE TRACTORS T. R. Deacon, a former mayor of Winnipeg and a prominent manufacturer, suggests that the Tanners of,the west should use a portion of their savings to engage in the manufacture of ] beneath a "car farm tractors. He aays; j __ I have been told recently by a rep-  The oldest born citizen.of Belleville At Windsor. Adolph Trojan, a Michigan Central switchman, was perhaps fatally hurt when he slipped and fell resentative of one of the large Cana- passed .away in the person.of Mr. Jas. dian banks that the farmers of the i K,ais�r-_,who ^"a?_ b^n �>� Uiat P'ace prairie provii dian three rinces have over ninety-three years ago.. Nominates Dr. Grant as Moder-- ator of Next General Assembly MINERS ALSO OPPOSED Glasgow, Feb. 22.-The Scottish miners at a conference held today decided by a large majority against the govern, ment man power bill under which more miners would be called to the army. THREE LIVES LOST Rochester, N. Y, Feb. 22.-Three lives are believevd to have been lost in a fire which destroyed the home of Walter MacElwee in Hortell this morning. The East Avenue Methodist Church, adjoining, was destroyed with a loss of $60,000. Firemen fought the flames in a temperature of 7 degrees below zero. BOLSHEVIKISM DEFINED (From the Chicago Daily News) Toryism would "maintain the established order"; democracy would invite the maid of all work to tho family councils and the common table; Bolshevikism would put tho Dr. A. S. Grant was nominated by the Macleod Presbytery at Us con-, , th relegate the eluding session this week for the Mod-, ,__7,.. ,, ,,,,',,,,,,,, ,,,, ,,,,,_ eratorship of the next general assem- A. citizen of Kingston announces he $200,000,000 in the banks at the pre3-conquer. The Cross is the sign of pat- j ent time. suppose they were to take ... . , � . dence under suffering, not patience ! one-half of one per cent, of this,- say leaving a legacy of $2n.n,jn for the $1 000 000. and establish a - well ' erection of a shelter for the children s under wrong. . . . All are subjects !of the Prince of. Peace who fought '.the greatest.'"pf all fights and won illis greatest'victory with His blood." And "then after- these words of j iolejnn' beauty disclosing a devout i 50,000 equipped factory in the district sup- j Aid Society in the Limestone city, plied by cheap electrical power,; they . - could oroduce a large number of trac-' At Hamilton tue total ',. ........ to the extent of the price of every tractor bought out of the country be The wife of Gabriel Hammel. farmer cause the banks must remit gold to ! fnd t,hei,r 1 >'ear ol? bo>'- were instant- New York to cover every cheque'. We need it to pay our interest charges; why not keep it at home and at the same time give honorable and regular employment to the men who have Prl- VVONDERFUL ADVANCE ; ; IN DAIRYING IN ALBERTA '. The growth of mixed farming in Al- ' done their duty at the front? berta In recent years is really, remark-� vate funds will not go into this be-'able. Alberta's minister of agriculture : cause they cannot pay duty on the ' j ,j ,u . . raw material and compete, and the in a speech the other day said that m fact that it,haa Deen anticipate(1 that 1914 there were 179,000 cows,- m ; the duty would be taken off the fln-the province, while in 1S1T this nuni- ished tractor has prevented the ester had aoared to 325,000. While j tablishment of factories for this pur- .........-....., . P036. Tnerefore, either the farmers there was an increase of forty-one (who &rp ^ consumers should do H per cent, in the number oi cattle In ; themselves or else the government (the province, there was-a growth of j should do it." ighty-two per cent, in the number of dairy cows. ' The minister aho quoted figures howing that while there were 4,000,-600 pounds of butter produced in Alberta in 1914, the increase in .-three years was 100 per cent. But it was /n cheese that the dairymen of Alberta had shattered all records, there being 70,000 pounds produced in 1914, �while'in 1917 the total production was 746,000 pounds. ; Mr. Marshall showed that of 23 prizes competed for by eight provinces at various Canadian exhibitions last year, Alberta had annexed eighteen. He intimated also that it was hoped to have a school for dairy instruction established in Alberta shortly. These facts and figures are mosp encouraging and show wonderful development in dairying in this province. Mixed farming will continue to advance and the more of it we have, the richer will our province be. ly killed by a C.N.R. train near the, flag station of St. Michael, Quebec. The Canadian Railway War Board has ordered that freight shall move by the shortest routes, and indirect routing be done away with where it still has existed. - Capt. Norman Chamberlain, a nephew of Joseph Chamberlain, missing since Dec. 1, was found .out in No Man's Land, surrounded by the bodies of IS Grenadiers and 20 Germans. t Rev. J. E. Mtinro, a pastor at Oak-ville. declines to accept an increase of Noble and R. Henderson. Statistics, Rev. A. C. Bryan. Church Property, Mr. R. P. Wallace, convenor, Rev. W. S. Inglis. Aged and Infirm Ministers' Fund. Mr. Cameron, convenor, and Rev.; J. Kelloek. Historical Committee, Rev. Hugh Matheson, convenor. Dr. Ferguson, and Messrs. Henderson, Struthers and Higinbotham. Dr. Ferguson introduced the Rev. G. R. Jackman of the Presbytery of San Joaquin, California, to the court. Mr. Jackman was given a cordial welcomo and was later certified to the H. M, Committee, Toronto, for mission work. Dr. Gray's name, at his own request was placed on the appendix to the roll ot Presbytery. Treasurer's Report, The treasurer's report, given by It is Mr. Deacon's suggestion that '$250 in his salary offered by the con-j Mr. R. Henderson, showed that there CUTTING DOWN EXPENSES GOVERNMENT'S WISE POLICY Hon, Arthur Melghen's closing up ot land agencies and sub agencies will Bot be popular in the places affocted aor amongst the officials concerned. However the general public who look for leadership in economy from the government that demand.-1, economy, will bo well pleased. This action provos that the new Union government is in �arnest about economy. Many needless offices and officem have bo