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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE POUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2R. 101R 0 letbbrftae Derail 3Utb&u&ae, Blberta OAtLY AND WEEKLY ' Proprietors and publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 123 6th Street South. Lethbridga W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance - - Business Manager Business Editorial TELEPHONES Office Office * t * * * * #  1252 1324 Dally, Daily, Daily, Subscription Rates; delivered, per week . delivered, per year . by mail, per year , . Weekly, by mail, per year .....10 ____$5.00 ----$4.00 ----$1.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..$2.00 Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on address label. Acceptance of papers i,flc. expiration date is our authority to continue the subscription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The Germans have ceased their advance into Russia, according to latest advices. They are said to be acting under orders of the high command. This is an indication that peace will actually be signed between the two countries shortly. The Germans have ap- men who can actually be spared than to I spend the same money on the volun-| tary system and f>&riuit thuiifan.U of men who cannot be well spared to leave the country. Take asrioulturi. as an instance. The Military ^rrvice , Act. protect it. The v obituary ^ys-\ torn did not. Vnder the- voluntary sys-; torn a Uiou^and producers of to.nl in \ this district might yield to the *--ill t for service ami nobody could stop ] them. The Military Service Art is j selective; it leaves nt home '*..c men who can besT serve their country at home. 'When a man is exempted from service on the claim that he is a farmer or a farm laborer he must ! remain with those occupations mid produce. He can't shift over to' somo other work. That means that agriculture is getting tho service of men who might otherwise go into some other business, but who cannot do so. because they are exempted solely for the purpose cr fanning. Wo admit that the administration of the act lias been :\iultv iu manv In-stances. This administration was upon a democratic basis; it was in the hands of the people and impartial judges. Mistakes were made; favoritism may have been shown hut all the tribunals tiiat we are familiar with did their utmost to fairly administer tlio measure. The act may not be get tine; the number oi men anticipated. We must not forget that in Quebec nearly every man was exempted and the Militia has been compelled to appeal thousands of oases to the higher courts * PICKR i UP PA SSIJVG *0R TIiB BVSY MAN Toronto is seeking power to tax churches and the Y.M.C.A. The meatless days in the United States have so far effected a groat saving. Whiskey is being smuggled to U.S. soldiers through the mails in loaves of bread. If sufficient seed is supplied bankers predict a $60,000,000 crop for .Montana tills year. Indians across purchased more erty bonds. the border have than $9,000,000 Ub- A permanent Army Ordnance Corps for Australia was urged by the Koyal Commission. A Gainsvillo, Kin., bakery fcr putting a palatable peanut flour bread on the market. U. S. engineers are discussing the practicability of Federal control of coal deposits. The Vnited States aro spend $U>0,Q00\O00 on "smaller than cruisers." about to Nvtarships At The Capital (Editorial Correspondence or the Winnipeg Free Press) Tho birth of a son to Mrs. A. �. , Roosevelt provides tho colonel with and an eighth grandchild. Letter No. IV. Ottawa. Feb. 20.-Excepting the war, the imost serious problem with which the Dominion government 1ft faced is that of tho railways. A sub-commlttco of the cabinet is considering it. but has not as yet come to close gripe with tho question. There lias been,' howover (one judges by what he hears) some general discussions of the whole question by the ministers; th o possible ao 1 tit i o n s aro eit with-j and it wiu take time t0 obtain the out much difficulty if such was the [ final a0ciaj0Ti. Mayor Church may ob-desire. New York's municipal charwomen j have had their pay raised $2 a week to $5Iti a year. Uttle activity aside from raids is being reported from other war fronts. Spain has become a very heavy"sufferer from submarines in the past few weeks, and it would not be at all surprising were the nation to follow the lead of other neutral nations who have been forced from their position of neu-j rendere(it we n the hundred thou-i United States training airplanes are said to fly on an average of 10-V trality by the ravages of these pirates of Germany. ROBERTSON NOT THE ONLY ONE ject to appeals being allowed but he will have very little support. Tfievj ooo miles a day. fact that' tiiere are two appeal courts! t - makes the act more acceptable to the ! ^ The 5250 000 home of Mrs. K. W. , , i Russell at Greenwich, Conn., has been people. And when appeals are per- destroyeU by fire mitted they necessarily cause delay ' _ and expense. "When all the appeals The eight "fuel less days" in the have been heard and all the decisions State* saved some ^5^T ~.y. .vn -i- i Kansas City laundries offer their Prof. Roth in the Vossiche Zeitung 1 striking worker* a wage increase declares that. "The United States en-j with a $9 a week minimum, but re-tered the war that she might acquire I fuse to recognize a union, the potash mines of Alsace." Life, of New York, thinks now that America's true purpose has been revealed, Uncle Sam should alter his plans and con- \ beds of marl in Oxford county, centrate in an effort to-steal Germany's monopoly on the fairy tale industry. Henry Bowman of Edmonton, Alta., a returned soldier, claims to have discovered some very valuable Josephus Danieis, Jr., son of the V. S. naval secretary, has been promoted from private to lieutenant in the U.S. M.C.R. r Nelson Morris, of the Morris Packing Co., stated in Chicago that his plant's profits had been cut in two since last fall. . Japan, says Washington, offers to forego the fortification of Formosa if the States will leave the Phillip-pines undefended. Captain Phillip Vincent Sherman born in Cornwall in 1885, lost his Ufa j when the troop ship Tuacania was torpedoed and sunk. Eighteen million pounds of foodstuffs, worth over $560,000 were thrown away in Manhattan and Brooklyn during January. Lieut. W. G. Askey has been invalided home to Pincher Creek from overseas, lie was a member of the 192nd battalion. A campaign of eradication is being waged by V. S. authorities against predatory animals in Wyoming, at the Tequest Of, the sheepmen. Gov. Phllipp of Wisconsin has I named Ervine Unroot, Rehuplican Congressman, for the vacant Fedaral senatorship caused by the death of Senator Husting. Unroot has hitherto urged that senators should be chosen by popular vote. NEW ISSUE Offering oj $6,900,000 � Five Year 6% Refunding Gold Bonds CITY OF MONTREAL DATED 1st DECEMBER, 1917 DUE 1st DECEMBER, 1922 Interest payable half-yearly-1st June and December. Principal and Interest payable in Gold at the City. Treasurer's Office, Montreal, or at the Agency of the Bank of Montreal, New York. $500 I Dr. J. W. Robertson asserted at Winnipeg that "unless more food is produced thfis season the waT will go under, and one million people will be operators agree to produce every pos- i starved." It is the duty of all of us sihle ton; it is essential that the prairie dealers have it impressed up- to heed this warning, and prevent the possibilities that face the world. Bonds issued in Coupon form in denominations of $100, and $1,000. ISSUE PRICE-PAR. * A full half year's interest will be paid 1st June, 1918. The bonds therefore give a net yield to the investor of about 6|%. on -them that they must help out ] Starvation is a real danger and only the scheme by greater summer a tor-1 increased production of foodstuffs can age. Production is one thing; market- ing 1b another, flack time this Let there be no spring. That is the avoid it. ' The talk of a permanent speaker-order the fuel controller should send i Ebip at Ottawa is again revived. Hon. I out, and almg with it an order tor the coal deaiens to stock up. THE OPERATION OF THE MftlTARY SERVICE ACT E, X. Rhodes would certainly make i sm ideal permanent speaker. He is � absolutely impartial and is well versed i in parliamentary procedure. Few men [ display better qualifications for the ; Mayor sChurch of Toronto, was an j job than'the man who filled the chair advocate of the Military, service Act si' the time it was introduced and during the recent elections. If it is *4 costly and as useless a measure be' now contends, he should have been as during the closing session of the last parliament. They're chewing it now from one end of Canada to the other, because they like the unusual, long-lasting flavor and because a stick a day keeps illness away. THE BANK OF MONTREAL, Fiscal Agent of the City of Montreal, is authorized to offer the above-named bonds for public sale on behalf of the City, at par, without accrued interest, payment to be made in full on 8th April, 1918, against delivery of the bonds at any Branch, in Canada, of the BANK OF MONTREAL, or of any bank the applicant may specify, or at the Agency of the BANK OF MONTREAL, New York or Chicago. 1 The new owners of the King Edward hotel at Toronto operate a string ftonest enough to say *o when the j Qf high class hotels in the United factions were in progress. 1 state*. The King Ed ward makes the j^o doubt the Military Service Act; third of the dry tyue. " We have found/' ^ casting ia lot of money to operate j said the purchaser, "that the absent ajiid probably the number of nvm ex- j uf the bar has made a different at l^cted to- be raised under it-are not j first.- but we have overcome that by ijfcing obtained. Notwithstanding, wo sjttintaln it is the proper method of 1^3ing-men for military service. It U much better f6 spend'lots of money' lor the enforcement of a measure that r  w� �r&m the. country only the a different method of treatment. After i all, sleeping rooms -ire the principal earning factor in the ..otei business.1' The old idea that the bar was essential to operating a 1k>io) iiueeessfully j seems to be fading away. [ The issue is made to refund a like amount of Montreal Three-Year 5% Notes, the original issue having been made for public works, in anticipation of a' permanent loan. F Beginning 25th February. 1918, applications for. the bonds will be received by the BANK OF MONTREAL. MONTREAL, or any of its branches, from whom application forms and copies of the prospectus giving full particulars of the issue may be obtained on request. The offering is subject to withdrawal on or before the 18th March, 1918. p Applications should be addressed to the BANK OF MONTREAL, MONTREAL and should contain full instructions as to place of delivery and payment suitable to the applicant, and the denominations of bonds required. The issue is made with the approval of the Minister of Finance. Ottawa. Pure Chewing Gum ;