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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta popit L THIJ LBTMBUIDGE UdAILY herald WEDNESDAY, FEBRUAnY 27. 1918 r OAlLV AND WtEKLY v?:v'- ^Proorletop* and, PublUhara-.;,'V,jrH�?LEf HMiDOt HERALD PRINT, 'n -ING COMPANY, LIMITED m'iii^^^$ii at^ street South. Lethbrldgs W, A. Buch�r.an ' Fresiderit and Managing Director ; John Torranco -  Business Manager fittslnoss Gditorial TELEPHONES OKlco.......... Oltice .......... 1252 1224 Subscription Rates: JSally, delivered, per week ...... -JO Dallr. delivered, per year i-.-.jS.OO Dally, l?y mail, per year ......$*.00 Weekly, by mail, per j'ear .....�1.5# Weekly, by mail per year to �D.S.-IS.OO Dates of expiry ol subscrlpUons ap-pe&T daily on address label.. Acceptance of papers tftc: espiratitn cale Is our authority to continue the subscription... THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The aerni�, refusing to gitoA an . Snnistice, are cootlnuiiig their inva' ton of Rwsia and have rwdied a point within a few hours' tnarch of the capita]. The alllad embassy staffs are preparing to leave Petrograd. There la no doubt ot Germany's intention to > aeise the.capital and take the affairs Of tha country as far as possible *nto ttatr own iiaads befairc, tw beUnd t&e drst line trenches. A MODERN RAILROADER C. A. OottarslI, division awperinten-tmt at �! O.P.R, whose transfer to miiodfan Hat (p announced today, is a �lodem raUraad open^tion expert of the �aif; aehool, Bmciency is the waftdi^on^jotf -inen' ot'this tjv^t and nr. Ootterril has eaUbHahed the fact that ba is effictant. The Herald ex-peeta to see him go tar In bis chosen calling, and takes this opportunity to wish hl^.every success in hdls^.new flaild of t^bor. Ing dntiDs ,and vniwors acooitlinff to the ordor-ln-councll, which crentod It: - 1-^The providing ;-of h08pitaJ�. con-vatWcent^'lioTnw Iwid sA�aforJiv, wlie-ther psrma'nent'or tenipornry. .'or the care or trcatinoat 61 Invalidod officers, non-coimnlssioned officers, men or other meriibei-s-of the V. K. F.. who have been honorably discharged ihore-frora, and the admintatration, control and direction ot lall such hospitals, convalescent homes and sanstorin, ^�hether lieretotore establisliDd or to b� catftblished. 2-The vocational, e-aotipB'idea to sncli am extent aa to fiU wi Important poeltion w& a nan i[|i>t agailipad for, it. On tfa� other llfad tlM promottac ayatem is right ipL .piriiraiple. Men should be: encour-�diti'ta' iii*!^ poiltiona, but they \ihonId know that to attsla them; com- -yHwyy ia the prbnary oomrtderation. >^.-Aa,flor tta Bdmoaton:�akes of larmera; The larger . tuacfifx ot' appeals to the Central Ap-^|Ml'boiutk;ome firom those who plead JNHnption on the score oii4 A>nn of tanurwofk. The tap-M^f^,lp (his class era;n Isbon�i;'|;('^e farm worker,' intend tO;- work on a tmra^ this t^'Jboiirt is -granting ' exeiitp- .yyWIth f .View vtp .Insurrng ,thi*. the hditlon of exemption shall be com- Vl^>' the exemption is gifted e tint instance only untUv^ae -^aoii^person-tlnis: exennptad is.ra'. � toireport 1� the District Heg-4ii>M*y'-a8 to' hla pres&nt vov tt^ j^dvplape tor 'the- sumper'Sj, ,'"1! keds �bt�illy on .the tiiim.' fpH^ ^Wt'tbe-proml3�> to help Ih-j pi^uothm',' the extenWon will; ,IJt(�p�tlcaHXi. rene-vs^^d., lor . the'. (fl^J'qU'ijie^yesr, � In November no" '}�Vye',�lj�--repprt' agaih.yglvlng re-g. (rf^.,^SP^oV' ;worh So"'long.' .'"jii^ gives evldencb'of reasonablo SHJ^' Itt.fpod-sproduoUon Jib .will bo . " i'tejuitar^^j^^rvlce;'' � '' 'pEPA^TMENT SOME ELECTION FIGURES ^ FORM QUEBEC / The result of the soldiers vote fn fVance and North-America brings out some striking facts in Quebec constituencies. An Ottawa correspondent of the Calgar.v , Herald reveals tho smallness of the Quebec enlistment. Outside ol Monireai, Quebec City and the eastern, townships, the soMier vote all put together was not as large as in many Ontario ridings. For instance, in Bellecbasse the total sotdier vote was 12, seven of which went to the opposition candidate and five for the government. Incidentally, Foumler, the opposition candidate, about mode a record for Canadian elections In that riding.. He. secui^pd 3,742 votes and the endorsed government candidate, Grenlar, received the magnl ficent Xotal t Sir Rodolphe Forget, Oas-giiLin, the opposition candidate, re-Joe|�id 5,183 Totes while the govem-in�Bt cancliiiate got only 113. They ea�Si received eleven soldlersS votes. ' Ohlddiitiml-Sagei^y,' 'that old |,'a^paig&er, Joseph Glrard, endorsed bi^^e government, and wbo has been Ittithe house, since 1904, got only 9307 votes against 10^968 for bis opponent ..'Hon. Albert. Sevlgny' did ^t > .do better in Dorchester than Blondia in Ch'ipnplaln, Serigny got 490 to 4;220 fo?' Caaaon. The soVHer's vote rsskched'the-final total of twelve being divided equally. JKaaiouraskl, ,the home of Ernest 'tiBitoliita, ;lAttrler'e. ..chlet^ lieutenant, in the^'Quebec" district, holds about the record for the s(ddlers' vote titere betns only nine cast at home and, abroad for the two candidates Of tbeie Uapolnte got eight. The �iTlUan vote -stood, Ijapalnte, 3,442 as ksalnst only 187 for his endorsed goramment opponent. v The smallest vote obtained by any eddonied^ vevery- government. candi-dAtft.'^'ttO^, bis deposit Marry 'tauder dlAn't'- elng "!a Wee iBlt, etc." ..andi,consee days; before prohibition were ioot rsTlveii. A fine new bflck holej Ttas.becn opened at Irvine. It Is owned by a Chli(3anan. .. . Senator Humbert, ftrrosted In "tho famous Boio case, began life as a washer of dishes. The Ontario license board Uas been reduced from five to three members, a saving ot |10,000 a year.-- - - A. K. MacLellan, a pioneer of Carl-boo and Omlneca, B.C., died at Van conver. Ho n^os a Glengarry man. Geo. H. Whiting one of the best known furniture travellers in Ontario and Quebec was bnrletl mt Kitchener. At >KingstDn cabmen are allowed to now charge fifty cents for one or two persons. Instead ' ot twenty-five cents as previously. Maior' W. H. Ctatke-keimedy, D.S.O., of , Montreal, is ^pointed to command a Canadian' Itattalion *ai the front, with the rank of Ileut.�olonel. Capt. W. F: Nickle, son of W^ F. Nickle, M.P., Kingston, Ont., three times wounded, has been appointed AJD.C. to Gen. Turner. - While putting up �a toad � of - taraw Melville Hart, former Reeve .of Can-boro', was killed by a beam "falling on him. . .' Robert DonaW, edttor ottiie London Daily Chronicle, has been appointed British DlrAtor of Propaganda in neu tral cities; and Rudyard Kipling 'Director of Propaganda at home. Indian missionaries of the Canadian Methodist church are being permitted to farm in order to increase produc tion. Formeriy .Rarming amoc^t the missionaries was discouraged.' Royal Northwest Mounted Pfillce officers returned from the Yukon report tho coldest weather 4or years in that territory, the thermometer rsgisterlng at one time 86 below zero. ^ Billy Sundiiy the' evtingollat Is to visit the Amerloan front in Prance. Peter M�Nell, 6t South\wld, Ont, is dead. Jas, McNeil, of Bow Island is a son. Brockvillo plsnt shipped 12 cars of condensed milk direct to Francc for the tallied army. ^ The' slogan "See it Through" was adopted for the ^ew Patriotic Fund campaign in OttaxN-a. Half tJ>o seed com In Essex county has been found to be worthless owing to heavy frosts in'tho fall. ' Mrs. Hesket'h Cooke, of Reglna, gets the Military Medal won by her late husband killed In action. London, Ont, city council may bo sued' tor Uiotisands of dollers for dam. ago done by floods. P. W. Miller, a young man who was dralted at Sweet Grass, died at Camp Lewis, Taooma on F^b. 15. Knox church voted to unite with Guthrie church, both of Harrlston, by Small majority. The ban has been lifted on the In- Atthe Capital (Edltqrlal CpiiresVondenoo of the Wjn��iPP?..ll?eo Press) ;. . . r to thocspfictntlonis thrtt luul boen formed ot the contribution thoy would mnko tp the business of Riving oamatla an ottlclont. and oapiablo ttdmlnislratlon. plleaUon ah) being establlaheil,' Tlio diay of k; (sablnet m 1 liister begins > o.^rly and ertds Wtfi, After; h'moi-hlng In lulmln'lstratlvs work ;in hts own dti*, partment his finds litniiBc/Iifii^ tho early afternoon caught In d'serios ot iUb-cusslona and oonteronccia that, usiml-ly, continue until midnight' In nddlr tlon to' the�tw great ^cablnot;-commlt� tees, one dealing with the innr and tlio other wUl� tho problems ot roconstmc- Brttnin and France, but not on the Hearst papers. Western Ontario sugiir factories encourage fanners to grow sugar beets with a minimum offer of |9 per ton. coiicQntl-iiteVo'n", thflse qupatldnft;'.' of-firstclflsaVlmporaii^so'Is 'due''WWc'inQ-: nio'aaurd" t.(i" Ita t '3J:a,tlyfrejSilomv frofti tU�t iiiftothlBtrntlon ot ,pq,t'MJtiii|^i Ttto.otiiMontum lii^'n ot (Iiiwii'e4i&erc� yot �Md �th^v3', have Jjcen. 8�wn'6''>c5�|!S-Ot 'paylni- pitrty.; ;Ol)Iigat.R)ini'^S�ii'.; pothUnont to;'with" coiidt tloiis that iWveCfvproivalietl i\orb for, tlon, there ar^'satbcommittoes of all' I>that,each ,de-partinont calls :fot>i6ndersit0r.8upblibs from maiVutttctitt^t^ Wliawa^dig�l. The infcet slgnrticanP-'f^tu're'^'M'^^ sys-. te�ii.,i3 4tho oomwlfSei' eltiulnKfti^ii of the jnidd teman.^:\,TUOT6l\VUl sbe.ib-more. of subjects and make reoomniendatlouH. The BUb-comraltteo to deal with tho case of the price ot print paper lllttatrate3 the practlco. This small body ot tour oAblnet ministers heard the tnt'brestcd parties, considered tlio matter andvsuggested a course ot ac-' 'tloh, Which may afford a solution of a dlfltioult controversy. There are four or five very complex, and oven dangerous, problems'* and numberless others of less .momont, to solve; In each case time is a factor 'ot moniont;, the session of p'arllixment with Its demand for a considered legislative programme Is only n month away. .There Is nothing for It but tor the min; ternatlonal News Service by Great ..feters to shun delights and'lead labor-i ^'parallel ^wltU Mvls is tho ^oeWplj o Uiko away Ibo elomehl of-poUtlCB from appointments to the - outs w� civil Borvlco.i Ponding the gri^lUiB ot Wits service, so far as^ it can oo ^ � it. under iwhV!* hrt'fl^lilii tUeAs^^^^ oti 110 '8iJoil�4>M^>na tWo?lqcttl pat- ious days. There would be no hanh, perhaiis, in saying that this speeding -up 'is sially admitted here, that.iin/ thedt cai pactty for sustained and .vigorous )it| . - tention to affairs of' state there"(jro To the tune of "We May be Gone only about four ot'the Older mom-l for a Long Time," a draft ot 300 men berst who can match the achlevc-from the R^lway Construction and iments of the new ministers; these aro Forestry Depot left Brockville. "- . due In very considerable measure Ho! lhQ'.sop'd,',,old flUjtpimi.QfY^^^^^ the new ministers. It is pretty: gen-; contract at a HiglrpHce t�''a^^ yLaudw is ye�y~.pl*ln.9Polteu. ,.The Blacker on the-wa^is'.a (lerman und nothluB-else Arith him.; The alaclior of all types Is cei-lailnly an siid to lAc Germans. Hon.' p.. A. 'punning,-in'a message Iron) . .Ottawa* to the. Saskatohe^an ;ar,alH;Oi?o!wei:�".oiiiven'tU)n,Bald5 , �.. "Would: say to .the Sas.k5�tch.�wan Uraln l}rowcrs tha| tlte Allies reautrc from every farmer at least ten acron of wheat {)j 1918 for every, seven sown In 1917 on tho basis of Uie average yield. 'Pl|6 4m|cuHl9B a^a.grcttt-bwtvtt must beMdna if'tho war is DtJbo'won," � -Mr. 'Punnlne makes it clear that At Alvinston, John Wheeler, proprietor, of the Alvtaston Milling .Co., pleaded guilty, sn^ was fined flO and costs for eeliing bran -ai^ shorts at a higher price than that Uilow^Jd^ by the food ooiitrollor's drdera. Farmers of Middlesex, Huron, Pertb,� Lambton eatd adjacent 'counties want the removail of custom*:duties on hemp seed, other than-thosa imposed by tfie Oustonia'-War Tax Act of 1915. - Hon. Gideon Robertson, the Labor representa,tlve in the oablnet, has been asked by Sir Robert Borden to take charge of the reglatiijaion ot the manpower of Canada which it to proposed to toke. t - Miss  Augdsta A. NeUes, wlio tor several years held the poaitioa of matron In various gowemineat Institutions, one of which was -tlie Institute tor the Blind, BranttOD|, Ont;, died at Toronto. � " EV)nner Lieutenant Qorernpf; Brown, of Saskatchewan, baa purclMMSdr'the fine stock farm ot Hon. W: d Vdwmrda, near Ottawa and wtti . moye aSl his stock from his Reglna': dam to the east. . . . ' -A G. W. Jones has been'appontftf'-eor-respondlQg secretary for the pro^flqciaJ organisations of the . Oitimda-^food board. Mr. Jones was the unsuooMsful candidate on the Lanrier ticket in Durham county, in tho recent Federel eloctton,  ,,�-..;.- - The Royal Arcanum Society of Massachnsetts vrhlch has been a subject ot llttgatkm durifiK t)ia past few years la decJared 99 perc'ent.solvent by the Insurant^ conuuUvtoners ot Maissachusetts, New 'Yorit '�nd''Con-neotlcutt. y - . iLleut. P. H. 0'BelrnB,?'nofnin*ted. Rev. Dr.; Ferguson; tor inodera]y:MiA-.elected the following arsemiity delegation: Messrs. Reid and KldtUfintalstersi'smd Messrs. Oispell of^0ayley,':B,nil parcl} ot Glaresholm .el4ers.''^...\: ,.r,v , ": Sir Oarl Aleyer, U^vlM^ b^U sunv mvned (or.'hoarding't^a'Ui IJDS�x'. tb^ jHftgiatratf} deolded. Jn.�l�rff him tli| bennfit of o doubt as:.to Ayhei;her ih;^ tea was food. Tho oo?VS�J sulrmltte^ that lei Is only an Ufrppable stimulant, buf has no nntrlt.typ:'-*awftlUIes, The toBil nunfber ot stallions enrolled under the Ontario stallion law Vast year was Si^SS, ot. which-1.793 were pure-breds and 640 grades. Fisbermen on Lake Erie and on Miinltoba lakes are petitioning for exemption on the same basis aa farmers, as being food produceis on a large scale. �  ' - H. Blron ot Quebec, 60 years of lage. while shovelling.snow oft his root, fell and, being caught by the leg of his trousers, liung snspeoded until he died. A. F. Brain, inspector of distilleries, succeeds Jaanes MisSween as collector of Inland reveaue at Windsor, Ont. Mr. McSween was.In the service for more than 40 years,  An; amendmint J tb�.ithe' Maattoba Blectlbnis >Tte*;draS\'ii.prlyato fortunes, campaigii?. funds .and cpjliit-. leBs agencies' of ['cbthipUoh.'lli.p disappearance,.of the midtllomatt \^li Melghen and Dr. Reld. Tho>actlv of the new ministers la not merely case Of new brooms sweeping clean; they all brought into Uie government; well-deserved reputiatlons tor ability! and energy acquired in their adminls tratlve, professional or business ca^ peers; end in oificB lUey Are living up (CONTINUEII FROM FBONT PaOSI The niaglslTaJte; perpl^xsd;vdUnilBsed thO'oaaoi { � isv::ii^v^/ '' . ' .'.:.'r*f.i*^^^.:.V'tt -'..-'�'it :" Horace 13. bodge,-DeipprltvinuUl-mll-Ilonalro auto 'in�gnatoja(\(} .who Is alao an under-sherUf. f^ 'Wi^jT'jj^T'g/jiinty, was deputi-zsod ito escury'|^q.j)r cony niurdc-rera to th? MibhJgU^'^^^^.priAr m al'MnitiutJtte In tho mSlifpm'mW Near Et. Ignace Uie tral^.^powne siinw-bound and Mr, Dodge'h'irfi'jt a spec.'!il train at a cost of ?l,00^,"Jj|^-O,'itifo sai. iiry for a yw a-a asliftVUpa olflncr, tu carry his ir.on to'prlEjgi)"--'.'": ' mine Inspectors belnc appointed upon the reoommendaltlon of -the miners. Instead as-now by the Bovemment and that these inspectors be' paid as flr� those under the present tavf, by the govemment. The object of this 4s to remove the Inspectors from atjy possibility ot iidCluenco by the employers of miners. -Instances wer^,froi4^ltferent parts of the dlatrldi'ifliiBri miners', acting'on gas oonunittei^ had been discriminated against bpcause of reports reflecting upon the |qinac�menti and had tost their jobs tar consequence. An exception to this wii^^noted in the case, ot the HiUcrest mines, where the man.' s�er had ordered thie shutting down of a portion ot the mine when the i miners had reported ' bad conditions to exist. A resolution oondemning the voluntary system ol ^-aisittg;.funds for the Patr,|otlcfund, ^ndreconunendlng Federal and Provincial machinery tor the levying and collection ot such moneys iQthe regular way, was adopted.. :' A resolution agalnsit the introduction ot Asiatic labor la the Domlnioa, was also adopted. Compensation Act Isolating to the'Compensation act the convention passed a resolution asking that compensatlon^ velea.so cf tho niuii from military '^^i'f AUhausii a gi-eat,*�'ouot;C.f:bUH|aw� was dlapuRf:! o;, there sttUiremalt)* the rej;'?i-t i;r ih� compiHtfe w,rj>3pl# tlonH and swuo othir.ilnatters toUa,'con; Bidered '.ii iwnaVrow's 'Besslon,. l?utJt l� liuped 11. .1 tlio work; of n very'.mfi? montouB iumua; ^ qvewtlon. oa-n'v^�9 brouBht 1.1 a c-ja � ........... 1 autoiptitlcaljy drain the most pestile'ii-j i nial of oitr-political fens. rismtlgo cbhjml _______,. , ^/1n-,W;lt>^*poi?.-,for Tptanco, fiio' |>rove etiujcl (i^^- ttttfjr groaf 6^,-porturilty; .� '�:''.--Xy''fr--:'f/--^-lh,l-� Both of these vWa-iloa\slilnR |-r^* forms are the diroctTjrifsulJu^i^JJJP'oti government No j^itiy.) gbvonVmoht could have or(i6r^i:ihiBm'',vhtul -It'dd-sired to bring theiA!:alibu^..|t- could never liavo 8oourod^'^|J.t)e\ .'9&usBn.t..o'r Us following ,� of -workof^.-^^pso.sup-poi't w|is neces'sarjr j':tfei'4ts >;contiftii-anco In oflllofe. rBi�,f c w�ii'.ith*fl prlii-ciples ot common noneBiy hi the'coun-. tf y'^'c6uii'no3a TV?colftiflJed ,i!ii?j4^^ it lanqt probable';U�ijiMi^};tu(Viro g�v-.crhmerit .will' atiem'^^tirteliusoitatc the ial)atiabft6