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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Setl>brl5j)e iHciil^ tetb�rl^ae, 8l�crta DAILY AND'W^KLV* Piwprittora and Publitharit. ^THBLETHBRIDGC HKRALO PAlNtw INQ COMPANY, LIMITIO 23 tth Strtct fiouUi, U*thkridflf> W. A. Buchanan ' Presldont and ManaeingOlractor tchn Torrance - - Buiinera Manager Susineis Editorial TELEPHONES Office .......... Office .......... 12SI tubaerlptian Rates: ^aily, delivered, per week ....*> .W Daftjr, delirered, per year ,....$5.00 Daily, by mall, per year ......|4.0> Waekly. by mail, per year ____ifl.SO Weekly, by mail, per year to r.B.. 18.00 Dates of expiry of tubecripUoai appear daily on address labeL Acceptance of papers t-fte:- explraticn date la our authority to centlnue the subscription. THK PROGRESS OP THE WAR The Oertnans, insisting upon their policy of annexations with the Rua liaai, have practically brought to a temination the peace negotlaUoas at Brest-LltoMb. There Is little doubt that they can now go on in *lew of the uncompromising attitude of Germany's representatives in this regard. Conditions in Austria are steadily growing worse, and more uprisings re being reported. On the Itench front a brilliant raid carried out by the French penetrated Gorman lines on a front nearly two miles in i^idtb, and to a depth of 500 yards. The enemy has eracuated important posts on the Italian front, * 1^ -HANDS OFF" THE ^ PlOPif S' RIGHTS The dty commlsatonere are vour position, by our ports, we are the clearing house of all the wealth of the West. When the West has doubled and tripled in population, tell me the news of Quebec." ,^ ALBERTA HAS .THE COAL BUT NEEDS MORE MINERS Eastern Canada Is short ot coal. The United States can ill spare enoagh to make up the shortage. Greater coal production is urged. In face of tbU Weatera Canada bould be whMly supplied from no till the end of the war by coal from the-west. That means Alberta coal tqr the prairie pnvincee, buLit a'eani b|ora coal than Alberta has been pro-dacing the past couple of years. Oor oatpat voaM-B�ed torbe denbled, or broiigl^t op to 9,009,000 tons'annually to nieel. this demani. We have the citf. (da thetia*eIopKieaL ^ We iiaven't'gbt tha inintM; That's 'the talk of Uie goTernneht-^to ftiid them. Classification of and direction,of labo; into'tile n^t needed channels onkht to do nwA to solve the difficulty due to Insufficiency of mine labor. FARMERS MUST BE / . ACCOMMODATED If the Factory Act, as applied^ the retail stores of the province relation Do Saturday nj^t closing, means that any great number of farm-rs must give up time during the week V� come to town to do shopping which 'they migbC otherwise do on Satorda/ evening, then the Factoi^, Act It caoa-ing'! an ineoiiveBieac� which ahooM -not be tolerated daring thia erittca) tlQe.when every farmer Is being call' ed upon to produce to the li^it. EtI> dencc waa prodnced> before the com-^ mlsaioa ^n tethbridge Wednea4ay thm """-'Actual fanners that they and their farpi employes would be compelled to . coaie to the city during regnlar work-inf hours If the eeUbUaha* plan of keeyiog the stores open Sat\|Tday evenings were abolished. The legisla tore ahould not lose sight of tbia aTl-dance when considering amendmehta to tho factory Act. TO BRING ABOUT BETTER RELATIONS  A plan ;tp,bring about betiei^ relat^ iona and a better understanding between English,and French Canada, that' iias iauch to commend it, baa }uat been advanced by W. O. HunL of Calgary, who happens to bf a former resident of the'province of Quebec. He . 'proposes that Immediately after the fiu the Dominion government should �at aaide |500,000 annually for 1,600 ^avelUng scholarships to be awarded ; to highly proficient students In all the :' proTlncaa. In the EiyiUsb province*, . the scholarship would go to those who made a specialty of the French i>'-language and took a 10 per cent. > Ittgb^r standing than t^at required to : .]paa** matriculation. In Quebec the ;'.|ipKplar8hipf^ would go tp, those who tbdW a ilmlUi-'high' standing in their fenaria-iClMMl work and acquired a V Ifprkinc knowledge of English. / ;''Th�ta travellinf achplars^ips wquldj anijible i.>00 of' the. brightest pupils prodKcM ^7 the CSpgliah .provinces � varjr year to Rpaad aeveral weeks fjji-inet minister at Ottawa instead of president of the V. F. A. Tha offer waa made to him, and he declined. He waa ;wilibic to serve his 'country but he felt he could serve It better toad-Ins^ tha tafmers of Alberta than la th^goVernatent of the Dominion.' In bitner place he ia a valuable servant of the country.'. -We believe he should have cone into the government tor it i|.men Pf een issued. Gidding was crushed between two cars in the yards at i Saskatoon on July, 31" and 'died from the inluries. __' Rev.''Dr. 'Nelson, or Hamilton,-Ont., who %aa racently been In Philadelphia, says tkat In that city coal Is being sold In paper-baga, hslding 25 pounds each, at i;0 cents a bag. That Is at the rate of nearly ISO vton.^Andi Phlhkdelphla ia a*| tarfrook the aAnes. The dedleatloa of a Bilalf^a chair presented to Trinity Ckmgw Col-home, by. Mr. and Mrs. W. Smith, ot Cobonrg, In memory of their son. Lieut WilUam Alfred Smith, took place at Colbome on January  dead. - Rose Point hotel,' the well known summer resort naar Parry Sound waa destroyed by fir*. Tha death of Mrs. John MCianlay occurred at her rosldtnce, SMfortht it the advanead ago o( 81 years. . Membera of'tiio Toronto board' education oppoae the granting ot Davlsvllle aAool to the military stt-thofitfea. Robert HaiV�y Colquhouapof Maa> sena, wlio .warlbOrn In Cornwall on July 5, 1831. tall.down statra and tha shock resulted In his death. one of the largeet shoe factories at the state pealtantlary� at Jefferson City, Mo., was burned. The lots It estimated at 1250,000. Rev. Vi. t. M. tjlassford has tanditr ed his resignation after six year*''��r. vice as director bt religious ^educat]oa at Knox Prasbytertan churc^ Toronto. Alice Leak KBgliab, ot Regina, haa entered actiM for-alimony and Ju^iC' lal separation against her husband, James English, - a wealthy 'Tairmer.^ Cruelty ia olalmM. � J. P. Baker, of Swift Cur^nt. ia to become head ot the Reglna district office, board oC pension cwnmlaalon-crs. Vice Malor D. W. Coleman, who resigned dn accotuit of HI health about six weaka ago, - ' c � John Laumelster, -one of tho old-timers of/the Tnkon, Is dead at the age of 68. Ho Was a member or the litst city cShndlrot Sluiiwax and a member of the faffloturigHance committee of One Hundred and Ono which rounded up tha Mnpy' Smith gang. ^ Two years III?the'dtony MounUin penitentiary wai^' the sentence Imposed oi^two conactentmus objectora' to military ervica^by Magistrate Mac-donald ta the-Winnipeg police conrt They were OavM^elUlhad Charlea H. Edward*.; j^^^; ' I At Moose Jaw. Chief Justica Haul-1 tain dealt with altteen exemptfon ap-1 peal caaee. In twelve of which esemp* Uon was allow^^.conditional that the applicants .remain at their present employment AU bt them were farin hands or farmer*.-. > Some of yie delegates \o the V. SL W. of A. Convention at Indtanapoltoi trfed to start  fltfK against the cob-. i IItJHSDA\\ .1AiN 13A(;� Y 21, 1 0� a year - i*�d to John P WlUte, tormer preal- rfent of the .United Mioe Worker*. Laat taU White res|gB0�..aa preaMent to become labor aftriaor to Dr. Qar^ fiel. fl,�i.. I ">e alr�t (ihictieally no Sl^ded vKt��?�2.1^^ ""S^ tha original ln*tal- Brume wa* ch; the will of his . and was heir to th� title of Earl Kitchener of Khartoum: Nothlnr haa "bean reputed concerning the Visconnt'a fata/ ' Alberta's premier appeared ^ tha-U..F. A, convention and was ^ght at home, for.lan't he a U. F. A. aa||-blmseir.-^ He will even leave the prfQj| ier's desk in the busy weeks of,bai� vest .to drive a binder on his Killain farm.^He tanot aiiy kid'glove farmer by any mbaos. Bnt the Jime will come again, perhaps befiare another Canadian ^crop i* fflOV�d, .wbiui we will be called on \tq iubscrlbe to another bond Issue and we tnust be prepared to do even better tjhan we did this, time-Preaidant Wood 1(1 his address as president of the U. F. A. It la well that our people should be advised ahead of time of the possibilities of another war' loan, so thaHbay^wlil have the opportunity tp prtpnre for it President Wood 1* (Mr. Mimt'* plan iMWht cwtainly to not going to i,':J^;' /'r''^ Al'the tneetlag of tlie �dmttn,8aak., Corporal Traughton,' iif/'�eiiatiM" appointed ecretarr 'tieMufiv' of tha municipality; Corpora} Tronghtoi[ieneflGlaiy under,son. For �ome yeai*''he^ha* been wotking on his Invantloa and It haa now reached the stagi WlM'� l>� � developing an iat�riial combustion engine in which oxygen wllk take the place of gasoline, gaa or oil. That G.'K. Gtrafloiilaai  resident ,ot, the United States, haa made a aim-lilar discovery is indleitad by a dla-�^atch from Toronto clMlght.' ^ ; The Gallagher prodiaa la In working order in Nelson. Separation of,the oxygen from the air\coate practically/ nothing, be states. BANS IRISI^ WORLD 1 Winhington, Jan. St>-4lie pbst office department baslaaatetaed tha dOr cision ot the postraaater at.Kew York in excluding from the aecbad' clas* mailing privileges the U*u*B-nt tha Irish World of January IS, Which co� tained editorial matter held-to be Jn violation of the esglonage a�t In, making this announeemeat tonight, Solicitor Lema'r 'HKld tke 4aclaion would not affect future iaauea of the paper unless objecttoiiable matter. Is found In them. The depSFtBteaf >>a� akd under constderaUdn.Meant Isaue* of the Oaeilc-Amarlcan and the New, Yorar Freeman's Jonmat, ' other Irlth peper* held up at the New York of-�ce for alleged violations of aelBUar natnre.- . v , ever more gtim Black # Pure Che^^ijiLg Guifi I IDICAL INSPECTION FOR EVERY SCHOOL" IN PROVINCE NOW Hon. J. R.v Boyle Announces That Dept. Educaiion Will UndeHake'Thig 7 The British hoaae'ol lorda' by 133 to 42 votes insartad aa jUBf ndtn^nt Into the represantstlap.of.ttie people bill, establishias ,t1�e prtaaipla of proportional repreaealatiea 'to pertia-mentary eleotlopa,>r1Bip J|oWlt ^ �?� mons has thrice rejected t^e pltaoipla of the proport^val' lywy^atl"".  and it Is B�poctad|k4t wkea UifMU ta ^ returned to the cmemm ^.f^-.tt mant will be reJeeieC ee^Mlf u'an^� attempt to InoMe Hie'! wriMlple lH--'4 the present bUl WroeU te94 to delay i or possibly kill the iMfAttre. UNIONISTS WILL - ' ELECTgO Charlottetown, F. I.j Jan. 23�-Donald Nlcolaon, of this city, Union c*a4ldate fpr '-^ Queen*, at the reeMf electioet  haa received a ateaaaie from a trirad In ottawe atatlng tkat -MO aoldiers In Ceia4s Vot�4 for his flolleaeue, Merttor.aM? htwaalt. This, tfllSa'. te'oti' liectiep with pi^baUilUee Ctr the- oversea* vote; v'laiieete* the election of the two Unlonr i*t 'cgMitdate*.-.iV'- �����#f Fealth Hon. J. It, Boyle, mlnlHtor p( edu^ Gatiion, announces that the prqyincial gove>^ment contemplates ^he estab* lishing of a general system pt medl^-oal inspection for the school childreh; of the province. In solnte of tlie largV er cities medical inspectors'of schoola have been employed tor the past tlviii (iiTiiierf 'and flak' to dontuid in'tka piiit^hH ahWt to-ke Removed,. The>;p�if;-ftitl(rliicr�e-|ng upanimtty ftf op4pio||Naa ta^iheHs-cadeifce of'lke'UMkf>yi:ft(|fiiif .llihermea , are firm m the he% %ft nehlai should cease oii the' f ralar fpr s 1 our-year period.if the fadi^y li'to be preserved at allVwl^l^l^erf ilame^ tha lnUtt�l�e fisbllMVik Nnt ioung^ for the failure of tp coa. tinne to bo tke 9**%m .(oefceye spnwijing atreasi ln'tba wpr|4, the co-opbration ,�l-tlie 4|ijirM aehool I napeclora, who grf fiipMttd te niake the work edttcatlMAjrM ;