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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^ -MONDAY, FEBi |^"il|tbbrl^8c, Hiberta L\ PAILV AND WESKLV^ f:i:ixW- '^--V --. ' r*____' Proprietor* and Publl�!nr� . (THE LBTHBRIDQE HERALOkPRINT-INQ.COMPANY, LIMITED , �3 eth.Siraet South, Lethbrldg* i," � W. A. Buchanan 'President and Manaeiug Director iohti Torrance - - Bualnass Manaier Oasluess Bdltorlal TELEPHONES 0�lco .......... Office .......... 1269 122* Subserlptlen Rstea: Dally, dellvecod. per week ..... .10 Dally, doUvered, per year ....,.$5.00 Dally, by mall, per year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....$1.60 .Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S..$2.00 Oateh of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on address label Accept-noo of papers r.fle. oxplratitn date U our authority to continue the sub-crlpUon. THE PROGRESS OP THE WAR ,.'The-BQlsb�yikl leaders bare accepted' the neW' terms of peac� laid down by-Russia; and a permanent peace may now be arranged between them. The peaco.^terms include the yielding by lenty i*?aire avaWe,^ U'lherfr loK?i|�I*6i|i!��lPW�" ^'owW plantjesa '^-�'�-'\^^^ffi^A more'vegetaWei 'wWc^i i (^nn9d o,r otherwise etored, for H'aV'better'r��uUf Inftlie way .;(2). Americans" an3 . Canadians within -the iaga 'liislts aforesaid, who desire to enter the mlllury service ot their own country, must enlist or enroll, or must leave Canada or the United States, aa^the case may be, tor the .purpose of military service In their oiwn country before tl)e expiration of sixty days after the date ot. the eTchang'e of ratification of this convention, Jt liable to military serr vice In the country in which they are at the said date; on if not so liable, then before the expiration of - thirty, days after the^lma when liability shall accrue; or, as to those holding certlflcatei of exemption, under article ;Jthree. of this - convention;, before tlie eq�iratibn of.Uiirty days after the date ^bn. Which any sucj^ certificates becomeiinbperatlveiunleiaii SowJer re-iopweflj'or,- as .tof those who apply for certificates of.;exerdptlon' under aK tide t])ree, and wbo^AapplIcatlohs are refused, then before the expiration 'qI thirty days after the date of refusal unless- :-the - appUcation is sooner grante*;^ �  '^(3) Tbeigovemnient of the United States; 'through the' consul-general at Qttaw*, and' His Britannic Majesty's govefhinent/through the British ambassador at Washington, may issue certificates ot exempton from jmll tary servlcie to Americans and Canadians, respectively, upon appllcatloa or. otherwise,, within sixty days ot thi^ date of. exchange-of ratification of this convention, or within thirty days from the date when such citizens or subjects become llkble to military ler-�Tic�>ltt,Ta^cordance with article one; iC'ttfe-applicatioiii be-m4(de,;.-c>r if the ^certificate be granted prior to their entry, ..into - the military service of either country. Such certificates may be. special or general, temporary or conditi�mal, ;and many be modified, re. neweid' ok revoked in the discretion of the ^over^-ent granting them Persons fiolding such certificates Bhallleo.Joiicias.the certificates ..are in force, not be liable to military service in tbe-dountry: in wblcti they are. (4) Persons who possess both Brit-lab and American nationality shall be regarded �b powessing eabluslvely the {"nationality of the country in which they are. (B) The government of the United States and the government of Can ada;i:wtU'fB8*ectlvely, ai far; as pos albte/'taeilltiite;'.; the.'-ret'urn" of Cana-'diapik ;>and^ rXmArrcahs twho.'riiay de-Blre6rt -for such per-�sdnsU-J*-ffr iti-C�i^N6;a^ either coli.ntry,- wl�>;*tindef Alie'^-Wvlslons :ef -^19 '.cQaven'tlon, ent^^tife; military .s#iwjc9 jof, the, other,- shMU.^r^ reason Vpf->�.ct;;servlcft, be,c9n*Idered after �.Oj|!i,rcon,ventipn18)iall. baytg'explred or his allegl. his may S. F. McKinnon and Company of Toronto, wholesale intllinery and fancy goods, will open a warehouse ia Calgary. lease fiHtaimic,..']i4aJe'sty7M^^ the c e^Hm, -^I^SlehMcLean Jiaa: baaa actln g _pre.mi|r^9(~;^brta divtliig the absence ioil^]^i�n�Jw::ij)?wart-^ Just prBoi4slijigf>'eb?- * PICKED i^P PASSINO fOI^ THB-BVSY MAN H Ontario is to have-^a civil wrviie commission. - ^ C. B. Vtsytif,- well known in Kitchener, Ont., is dead: R. W. ^OTer baa been chosen to (tU a^vacancy On'the Vulcan school board. Winnipeg Local Council ot Women favors women as Jurors. Hans Green, a contractor who locgt-ed In Calgary 31 years ago, Is dW.' At St. Thomas,' the school teacb-ers demanded an increase of $200. H. J. Scriptnre, an'old' resident ot Brighton, Ont, is dead, aged 72 years. Brantford city council passed a resolution asking for the abolition ot the provincial war tax. ' The C.P.R". freight *heds at Vulcan are to be enlarged and electric lighting is to be installed. The Canadian Car and Foundry Com. pany are producing 3o freight car* a day at their Fort William plant. Next- t-ear the Alberta Dairymen's convention, the Seed Fair and Western Fairs associations will all meet in Calgary. , / John A. Davidson, of New*Ie, Man,, son of the late Hon. John A. Dayidson, has entered into law partnership with F. L. Davis,, M.P.,NeeBJkW�. " Hlfam Bingham, who came to Man! toba from Oanabnick,' Ont., 3S years ago, died at Winnipeg. He had been a torekeeper and farmer at Carroll, Man. ' .v The Edmonton telephone department has a net surplus of |26,S94,12' on the operations of 1917.. During the year 210 new telephones and 194 subr scribers were added. j' _ ' Uleut. Stanley Steele,: formerly of St. Thomas, died In a Brooklyn, N.T., hospital, from pleuro-pneumoni|^. His bride of one ononth died ot the Mma diseaser LlenfTAlIIster of McOUjTray, 18 year old son of Judge McQlUvrary^ ot Whitby, Ont., was accidentally* killed while training for the air corps ih England. Police Inspector "Mort" Wiglo, dl the Windsor police forc4. W^s given the battle of bis life, when he was called upon r to subdae>^ Franlc B. Davey, a.eontractor, wbo bad become violently insane. Arthur Li. Fbilp, a well Icnown-poul-tryman and breeder of Oaltt^ haj; been oRercid, and'has accepted, tbe pbi^ition ot editor of the Canadian Poultry News., published, by Jamai A.-Uyng-stone, of Grimsby, . Brockville Recoi;der and. Tlmei Is informed' that a O.T.R. expresjf train was required to remain at BrockTllIe-for a half hour while employer; unloaded a huge supply -of catalogues from a Toronto department store. The Montreal police' oomiplislopers in coniiequehce of the reporf'fff' the New York bureau of- mtt;iloipal re^ search, ordered the police'captains to close up every suspected bouse of ill;' fame and gambling house in ^{le^city. W. B. Charlton, a pioneer of Portage La Ppairle, died at Phoenix. Arizona. He came west from Strathroy, Ont. C. F. Undmaik, of Revfilstoke, was electedv grand master o^ the B.C. Orangti iQrand lodge. Lieut. McLurgi is'the first Soo man to return who ha� been a-prisoner in Germany. . - Sex education. In schools I^ bQlng urged by . the London, iOnt., Minis terlal Alliance. At Winnipeg twenty-five poker players paid tines amounting I to $798.75.- - Alien laborers will be charged a fee of $10 per year for working In London, in addition to the poll tax. Senator Lewis of Illinois, advocates a permanent piblicy "of government ownership of railways, telephones and telegraphs in the United States. Mrs. Otto Rtggs, supposedly from Leduc In despair -over the death of her baby, shot herself at tlve'chlld'* grave in the Edmonton cemetery. V (__ Ottawa Syrlank have given the Do. minion government a fine painting ot the Holy City to express their Joy at the deliverance of Jerusalem. At TKe Capital (Editorial Corrospondence of the ... ...Winnipeg .Eroo. Prfss), y.-,,. Piftyy, dollars and costs was the tine Imposed on Dr. A'i'-B;' Welford, . deep depression when he; Contrasted the work to be done "with the means Bvallahl^ for doing It. To lilm the hardened and experienced Ottawa habitue replied that If ho had known the capital of old he would, find .the conditions of today an inspirtktio'n, not a depressant. The political millenlum has not arrived; but there have been, nevertheless, changes of-mood and Intentloii that, if they continue to operate, will effect/'i political revolution in Canada.^ _ The new order of things Is Indicated-by., two bombardnfents which hai^e always accurately registered political pressure at tho capital; tl!^ hotel rotundas and the waiting rooms of the ministers. From both - places there has^ almost disappeared tho types that once filled them- place-hunters, toll-takers, contract-seek' ert, party workers, 'political bosses in the making or the unmaking, all restleiisly scheming to gSin thoir ends. "The disappearance ot the party hacks from the ante-rooms of the ministers Is perhaps the moat significant of the portents, of better day that abound. When the Job-hunter. th.e most pertinacious and 'thlck-sklnned of mortals; begins to realize the hopelessness of' the chase and drops out, there is no de nylng the fact that a new day bas dawned at the capital. Quite as significant of the new order of things are the new faces that have replaced the old in these meeting-places. Look around the .rotunda of the Chateau l,aurler in the evening and you will see men of note and promise who are' here on the couhtry's business, not _ their own. Here is to be seen.^s an illustration, Charles A.. Dunning, provincial treas\frer ot Saaltatche-wan. who, in response to a summoDs has put his own .business asideand Is giving his time, his experience and his energy to the. great task nf inducing a great Increase of food production this summer. Here, too, is J. D.'McGregor, who. has given over to other bands the administration of his chain of. farms In Mtlnl-toba and has charged, himself... with the business of- supplying labor necessary to carrying out: the food* production plans. Here, also,' is one of-the most brilliant.arid Bucdessful o'f t|^e /youngorvbuBlness. men; in :Can-. ada, who Is giving all his time-.':to' the newly constituted war trade board. which is expected to'do a groat work in preparing tor tho different times' that will follow the war.. The Instances might 'bo'multiplied;* The b03t> bualnhss Qien of the country are coming v to Ottawa these days, not to capture contracts for tho tattonlngr of private fortunes, but to Ihelp tho new Qovornment in its enormous task ofrtgivlng Canada an adrolnlstrallon that wilt'meBsure up, to s8me diEigree,'('tq.' tlie dlrolieeds of the occasion; SonfA Of these are staying fAr the'dl�ehargo of duties imposed upon them;'others come for \pur-poses of consultation and then depart. There flows through tho capital n^eek by week a current of special advisers colled herd to^ glvo the Ofvornment the benefit of their �dvlce and assistance. Ten days ag^ the loaders ot organized labor were.^ere and 'held lengthy dpnforonces witli the Govern ment; a tow dayQ later'the .Minister bf Agriculture Imd the benefit of a consultation with representatives of the llve-stook\in^u8try fr.om all parts of Canada; today tlfS Premiers of tho Province* are mieeting tho members of the Dominion Government to learn the Insldo facts about the war and the economic situation, at honid and abroad, 'which has been created by it, tor tho purpose ot securing from them n larger measure of co-operation and sympathetic silpport. In addition to these Invited advisers the Government is getting, to a degree that Is/ disconcerting, tho volun tary assistance of well-meantng enthusiasts. The impracticable idealist, with the ready-made scheme for the solving of all our problems, is not an unknown figure In Ottawa today; and he is by way of being a terror to, the hard-worked mlnlslern. But this Is, In itself, a very good sign ot the change of public opinion In Canada-Ottawa Is today the mec'ca of thoao wlio want to help. All this Is syiflltomatic ot tli^ spirit which within the past year has brought about a.4)0lltlcal upheaval In Canada, smashing our tlme-encrustcd political systems ~and forcing tho forra'allpn of' a' Giiverument representative of all thqao eloments in tho community' which hofd thot tho question of ^ the war Swallows  "  J   ---~ RAISE U. �. >Rlbp Washlnaton,, "l!eb. 2�r-P,r��'-dent Wilson today raised-Mia gov-� ernm^iit- guarantssd- |iri6a-for- the 191S wReat crop wk hieh � 2.2S ajlbushsl In-one primary ^markst nd In varying sums In all ethtr 'primary markets except foiir.j[he. Chleage price Was put at $2J0. ^ PROMO.TE HUN STRIKE Amsterdam, Peb/ 2S,-thsrs are nunrierous Indications In Qettnany of a Very systamatlo. esmpaign to promote a new general. , strike, says.-a Berlin dispatch to ths Weissr Zeltung of Brfmen. up all other issues. Th^ - change's have Opened the door to that hearty co-operation by aK- Canadians of good Intent which la no'w iii evidence hero/In Ottawa. . It would be too much to; expect ' that: this movement In .all its aspects Is 100 per ^cent,;, disinterested. Human nature,' parttdularly. ,in Ha political manlfestailpns, Is notoriously 8e|f-seokinit: and ' doubt some of this patriotic fervor Is a, matter of calculation, looklpg to-words the gratification or^place ih* (jahndlan politics. The ' country, - to large number of ^Canadians, has become something higher and dearer, than personal intere'stii,"' ' The spirit, which has sent hundreds ot thousands ot Canadian*'Into "lite-field, Is being manifested Ifi o'iir public life; and we begin to, i^e at bttftiira sofns thing of the same ddyotio^ to duty, something of the samefeaidipass to maker sacrifices for the country. Tho civic' virtue ot the, '-}afld.XJ|t far behind the standard* ,ast i>y its sons' in the field; bul~t|iere Is �t laat a public -ombcIouBneVB '> o!  -^that' facti accompanied .by � groi^ng - ..resolution, that-Canadians' at home .will. , In'i the (orrlble BtreBBCB that'- are to come, be worthy of those-who aro-defendlng the honor and t|>e Inde.', pfindence of the country" upoh the-battieflelda of\Eur6pe. Y:'r\ '^-��'fX.'' yt:''^,' ''.If-'-'- ^ ..^ The-Patriotic Fund Bulletin thinks the fact that soldiers' dependents assisted by the Patriotic Fund, contributed to the waif.loan, is proof that the soldiers' wives receive sufficient Income. The Bulletin points out'that In Elgin count/ "a substantial amount ot the Vlctory./War Bonds is being purchased by the soldiers' faralllea," In He^peler 105 soldiors' wives out of 112 have bank accountaor are paying for i houaCB, and recently they purcnused no less lhau 17,000 worth of yictory^ Bondp.) Vlji , /Hamlfton 283 spldlers' wivcB authorized the committee to de-du'ot;fper month until a sufficient amo^^t }>ad been retained to purchase otiq 'p((lb;,^War Saving Certificate, Rev, E. W. Halpenny,B,P, general secrafary ot tho -Otttart^ Sunday School assoclatiqn, has 'Tace|yed a call to' the Field Depigment at the International Sunday School As\ soctatloi);," as, �ducaitlo9�l PrornQtion' Superintendent. ,. ,; " t . � - 'i '�:!', - ' : I \ The /King: received .in i:audle(ice at Buckinghai9:palace� Lliiut.i^LoBt of' the Canadian joreatry- corpB,'.chief'otrthe Six iNatloris tribe :OtxlhdUns;ot *0n-tarld, who brought over' a; Aumber ot hU braves. a&d.-Jntenda',to(4�tnra to Canp'da and recruit moraiqtfthem;for .{orestrytwork'io; Fi-apce.'; The � women conduetofa'- on- the Moose Jaw street carji' h�ve 'alllett their jobs, btit Manager Pton �x^ect| to have a number of them^'haek'^in'tba spring when the men ' will likely bfe 'THE BEER'wiTHaut A-i�eeR:"'vi^'' f'-^ , ' :.-^ � � 'lif:sA __________.......... .,�tRy�V,, nie LETNBmp6e|iiewiiio �MALTiNi| CaitD^ reiiulsltloned for farm work. says the women make good conductors, ' Credit for drafting:- tbe AmBrican document which p\ayed such a part in convincing tho V^orsallleB. cdnMrencB to tho phui for centrali^sd .control of tho war Ifl given by Qedretary'^df War Baker to General �UBB,.'chier9(: staff, and American repregepU^vq.. ob' the BupTcmo war .council,'' rr Lfi..> ' Grant ClKferd-We�to|�'/^il aoh' of;. ex-Alderriian;' Osg.^^ rontd,'died' from bu'Ht|^>N(n , ^, his ntghtdreas becarnn' Ifnttpd' 1 gas grate. HIa mothsr'd* �l�htdr ST. KILDA NirwS iFroni Our Own Correspondent) St. Kllda, Feb. 18.-(Told and atormy^ weather has been the r general conditions of the weather for the past few days but it looks good now for a Chinook. Mr. Sam Palmer a well known far^ mer of this district has spent^the past month in the Gait hospital at Lieth-bridge, from tbe effectfl of a frozen foot, but Ml-. Palmer expects to be out In a few days. The dance at tho G. T. P. oil well on Feb. 15th proved a success in every way and a delicious supper was served at m|dnlght. R. C. Knoble of Coutts, Alta., haa been a visitor in St. Kilda for the past few days. � � ^ Mrs. J. A. Gilder and sou Arthur wbo..have .b�n'.wiatchlng,the.G.: T. P. oil.w^Il for, the winter have, moved to their, farm where they; stntendriarm-ing sti^ing' for the presuit y6ar; ' r^Mr^ J:,'^^.' Simpiona flnl8hed throughi'th.e' .winter months, although many^i^Wprkers "are prevented, from helplni^.'^by' BicknesB. Ag�dn.'a'large bag of Ivprk-.'wiM^'sent In to" headquarter! thlkYweek,"^ We.have ar Carrie, N{i4lfl�i^in tlie. Vl-cinltl of Jti, Klda;!nQt si#^i>>i:if�()Aon wiaditwB,. but.frying tqfiHpah; papule's cbairactei>i,;flna tbatj tt^#|{D^mb�r*.ot the Hed.CrpsB; Bocloty.^j.Th(i,r- lB.>B i;egardli)g wbat.,Jih!jipp�rW mqney-^ cpllectod, at, d�n^. .�c,...... if all; membfUB would �tt#!td -BftttaS* raor^ .regularly, they cpiiUl^kBaWi what Is done, or apply to 'heaaimarters in Lethbrldge. All receipt* are~k�pt each time, ahd iMoks can bo seeni at any time, but watt; an apology is coding to t^e past and present aecret^ry, ot our society. If one has nothing .better to do, stay home and knit BMka,,Th�) poor felloiys lieed them. \ wiLi/suppoRT it; ; ' > London, Feb, 23,-.T.TheiDurham Mlndeiddad' to Bi)P' port the government's man.pb�er'.bill and also that the various ininar8''a9- soclatlon shoiild assist i9''the vyroirli; also caught tire and sb^jpny dtOr Ki'r, Weston had his arraa-a|(4r^sndB'b8dly, of selecting fifty thou�and ininarn burned In. trying to i�8ivfl:)jjBBDp and whoi the government's-bill/PTovl4j|(, wife, . ,v'v . ."Maple Leir 'Daisy" are six reli!able\ brands, sold by leading sh'oenien, and made jji all styles and shaped to comfortably fit All shoes )vbrn by men, women and children. , '~ Ask for thes^. brands-they are the best to buy ''^%h Canadian Consolidated, Ruhbei\ISp< Umited 1^: ;