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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Ifotm :bl>ti6je Derail DAILY AND WKEKLY ' -'.^ro^letori and Publlthari' (THIbETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT )� fNQ COMPANY, LIMITED ' 123 >6th Street South. Lethbriiiae ' . ^ V/. A. Buchanan ProBMent ttnA ManaBlng Director ^ohn Torrauco   Bub1u6�b Manager TELEPHONES Office .............. 1262 Office.............. 13S4 Business Editorial , Subacrlptlon RatM: Dally, delivered, per week......10 Dailr, delivered, per year .....$5.00 Dally, by mail, per year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....81.50 Weekly, by mall, per year to tI.S..>3.00 Dates of expiry ol subscriptions appear daily on atldrosa label. Acceptance of papers [.ftc- cxpiratlLn date is nr authority to continue the subscription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Peace ncKottatioOB have been resumed between ROBsia and the Cen-Irat powers; the nieTllatora on both 'tides having alt retdru'ed'to BreWt-Lttovslc^In spite of the statement.of Tratxky that Russia cannot make a peace on the Gorman terms it Is lielteved an\effort will bo made to reiih an undorstandUig. Tho'first air raid over London in ceT'^^ not fuiifberiipine, and 11 % i �'^}P^$ peo'Ple to express a majority lil'^fi'w||ii>>>r ^nd after all what does ma-j^l^Joji^nipan? . Surply.; ijoV �; minority, "^'^''^I'il.'Tbil;Herald hopes the people of :f n�i��bi4d|e wiU'st^ be- '5|twS^'jWW^f�^ 80'that il^irl^j thejr ,j|o io, lli^ spoils . they^ will *5;lj|j'^|iie to.'givean:^!^^^ dp|nlon Ijiptij^C by proludlce iS..^:i|l,^^ftiror 9t..*a pld^jWd, 9b8olete sys- 6PERATI0N |eSlni�rcjiBrtlaf railway likmiOlBlpfAiiueceBBtul op- i^wllw�j^1|by|:- the; sPvW'o,. ^'^'"'^''""""p'thel-TTemlsi i^!'iraliiir�^; CHANGING VIEWS ON TARIFF The Moose Jaw News thinks as evidence of the change In certain sections of prairie -opinion on the customs' tariff, one could hardly find a better example than tho following excejpt from the Vorkton Enterprise, one of tho most vigorous of Couservajive weeklies in Saslcatchewan: If Union, government is tho hopes of Its supporters throughout the length and breadth of Canada and especially Western Cgnada-from whence oometh its strength-one of its first duties must be a revision of the tariff. Washington, tian. as.^accrajlory.of War Baker todoy repllMl to Sattator Chamberlain's charges 'ot luoftiolency In the war doparlmenl, at. a public hearing before tho sojlato military commltlec. ;The seeretnry began inak-Ing a vorbnl'Blalemoni vrllhout mnnu-Ecrtpt. J- Mr. Baker sMd-his statbmout was not exactly snpplcmontan^ to ills rc; cont qne to tho commlUco but a com-prehenslvo statement of all array activities In the war.-Qipoclally replying to the cliargc that the wdr department had 'fallou down." � Tho mistakes Cited in Senator Chamberlain's speech. Secretary Baker do-I'larcd. gave a dtspropoftlonal aspect. Without inloht, ho saldi the effect of tho senator's speech was to give tho impression that the deflclonclea "woro characteristic rather than Occasional." Me said ho.was not there to dofcnd Individuals or dcnir delays and false starts. "But Ithink I can say in oon-Ildonce that In them we have sought tho remedy." -'^ � Million Under Armt That thero are mOre.than a million men under arms iu-the cOiintry was stated by Seeretaiy Baker in referring to the cases Of alleged neglect of the dead "In camp cited by Senator Chamberlain. * Major Genci'ral Wood,' Mi". Baker ^Id. recommended calling but a large army, although the men could not hi proWded at once with rifles and clothing. Every soldier who needs a rifle, however lias one; he said: Defending the lack ot Lewis machine guns Uje secretary reiterated that General Pershing does not want Lewis guns for the grburid forces, but only for aviation. Doclaring that by iseourlng artillery from France, Mr. Baker said It would also aave shlp^. "I am telling no secret when I say th(it. sUlps ore the crux of our problem,*" Secretary Baker said. "AlPforeIgn j-epresentatives and also .the war council participants, headed � by Colonel House, declare that socur-to- justify ';Jng ordnance from England and France will not .take supplies they need but will help them. � "There arc now In the United States sixteen national army camps and sixteen national guard damps '(thirty-two Idlvlsloni of troops) filled with men NOBLtl^Slifeflx WOMEN?Vi*/'.. ^, A: thoetJtlg'of the Woinon InsUttUo .�jt Nobloford will bo i^,*. hold nt thV'home of Mrs. W. Xr;  Btrchaifimroti Wednesday -af-'- ternodil ifit�8.80. Tho workers n ro request*** to conic prepared -n > to sew. This mecllng w.lU take;,* tho placfc. of,' tho Rod Croes mooting called for Wodnosday, * - Jamev ,Oibfoti, dond., at i'loton. , former ahorlff, is OmOD IS DEAD Dave Mudimen, For Years Rancher in District Passes �'  A.Way ^  Tariff exactions press so heavily andi^eady to go," said Secretary Baker unjustly on western farmers that In) "1 do not know how fast It may be necessary to forward them, to Prance, he said. ,?'I know how fast we hav normal years It la almost impossible for them to make more than a bare living, from their farming operations. At a time like this, when,-the whole world Is crying for food, when the farmer ranks next to the soldier In the fight for civilization, everything possible to speed up production, encoui-age the mott'on the land and bring idle laud under cultivation, should be done. Nothing would bring all this to pass more quickly and effectually than lU6 removal or the tariff on farm machinery. What is tho explanation of the change? The News says that it Is partially contained in a sentence taken from another portion of the same article -y "Party government Is no 'more.' MoBt i)aper8 are not now so prone, out of regard Xor a foolish consistency,'to advocfite opinions once considered fundamental by the party they formerly supported. The prairie country is almost a unit for lovf tariff. Before the war, the fear of possible political effects''on the future of the Domiaion .restrained some from advocating freer trade relations with, the United .States. But no>r. this cooslderatioa is no longer of .any account,. and^ on the tariff, western people stand pretty much on 9omiuon ground. l>fow tWs.is the view ;0t J^eMopae Jaw News, always a very pronoiinccdvisupporter of tfio Conaer-vatrvo party. We are glad to obsenro this change.pt view. Without respect to rpartlos.^' or polittcsi tariff adjustment downward JB (jn economic neces-sit^y. in \Vestern'' Canada! and muiit bo concede^. Certainly we would like to have the new Onion government meet ttio'demand.: V sent them and how fast we plan to send them. What wo tried to do was to get the men out as rapidly as wo ejcouid estimate on the production cana--'f'j^uV " ^o�"�try being able to care (From .Our Own Coircspourtontl- . Mncloot^, Jan. ;3S.-D. h. MudlmOn, one of Uio promittetit rnncliora and farmers of the Maclcud district died at his home; five inilcs soutliwest of Macleod, Sumlajf, Jan. 27lh, 1918, after n lingering Illness of three years. His death was 4iot uon.xiiccted, n,s.ho has been n great sufferer. Two years ago on tlibailylcAt'of his iihyslcl()n"lie went to Austl%lta^and visited his sister, with other-friends. On his return he said ho was- fine. During the fall ho spent a tew days in the hospital and up to ten days ago he has been about his duties on tho farm. Sunddy morning he asked to bo taken home, 03 he wished to die In his own lionie, which )e are coming more >n^d.f more'; Ito,*tl>lnk,that such .(�na� 8|iQuta''^be,ral8gorornnic taxa-t|o� Bb;* that. jil\; whl have t/o pa>;' In proJWrtloa'a'B they are able. That's the'[right, way; V. ,-^;V,.'-' Mayor 'Hftr,dle'� admission that'he^ 0Bpfl>686 ^the .iiireteronllal ballot be-ca)jgo In ,'his';.,; opinion It. 'mljltates aga|Pt^tomo very dvlnty viands i all ;jo|iied in Burnt .Concert Burns nlglit was fittingly celebrated by n Scotch concert hold in the theatre, and had the. capacity of the Empress been double what It is, it wOuId havo been Illled/.so.great was the Interest taken by tfi^.people.both ih and out ot Maclood, for; the soldiers and their dependents. The talent was ^11 local, with the exception of Dr. Mc-Farciuhar of Calgary, who ga*Q an interesting rchcartial of tho life audi habits of Bobby Burnfe and the- high i Ideals, of tho Scotot(f . .' . � Sunday, Jan. 37th,. fras-celebrated in the church ot England by a ^special confirmation class, thus making, an addition to the mombership ot.the olrendy long Hat. ? -  ; Cattlemen from vficious > parts of tho rango who vlsitefl Macleod, tim past week speak of the winter as oiio of the best they havo-seen for horses and cattle.J- " i Macleod will be hbadquartors Hor all farmers the first week in February, attending the short courno in agriculture. . ' voonjoe. ^'refe-U.^J. Food, Mr. Md Mrs'.^M, A..Co6niV8,',,M�': and Mrs, ?*""??JS*^%^ 9^fSm, >tJiti,^ f Mrs. Mt�ns,'lho.'Ml||ae�' Mary;,'and Barbara fOenn, .MtssfijAlnte .CoombB, Miss Blanch Wprlimftn;, JHh�, Vferda Bay ton, Mr. B^^tor, W.^ftn(l-,8�mI..*W. Coombs, Master- MUton JiW^lhergai). Master T^5^alSS!^%^k%*^^^:9.'^'^''^'v^ �'"�JW- -4 � . , . rv�i- >,;v .it','"'..- w , . ,ELBV^N''A�'P�Ai.�' - Moose Jftw, Jan. |f.T4 and ot those flva^-wef^igrajited, all being formera; i -> , nS^ �tlA , i. *, f ALIJE' OEdtAAA'TION / ; i|^.IWrtt'i1>�^*eeh MX4#lCl�\pa�lhg. brought .l^re' false declaratioX Hon vote In July (From Our Own c'orroBP'onflont) ;, ^ Commerco, Jan. 28,-rIledJ3ro89;Worlt Is progressing rapidly;-. In  ComjniBrce,; 4!i membora having been secnredilji-cludlng nine Ufo membori A hpUBO has beou (sivcn by i)jq..Ohrnpok: Goal Company for Red Cross -/pursues.-This house is now belufr newlyfcalcl-minod and will be ready fo/uao In ithe course ot a few days, j The flrst^ahlpr, ment of goods Is now.ontthe,,wfiy. Two sewing machines have .'aUo been'pur? chilsed.for Red Crossiyyrork., �.ThQ,i(o1�; lowing are tho llto.n>oml>er�'.; jAjmH.' Raid, W. II. :Mci!roy,, ..Mt8� .!!A�>�rta Crotc. W. T. Rogers,>A,.Bj;Mulrhead, A. C. Patterson, John sBruce; :'Jphn' Welgund and TUumas Scott.. . , '' ,': A dance w 11 ho given in'Twolv,iB Mile Coulee si;luio| house. on liyiday, Fobrnary the iKt. The procbedsywill be In aid ot tliu Rod Crpsa, Wlljlanv Miller of Comniercoleft'last Tuesday for Calgary, whoro lie Intends.joln'-r' ihg tho army, Mr. Miller has' fc^olV living In CominGi'ce for the last'fe^^' years, being live man on the Chinook Goal Compaiiy'H locomotive. - Htj.'wlll be greatly mlwcjil oiiiong hlg largb circle of trlontls who'alj'join In wjBhr, �Ing him Go(l-Bi>(iml, and hope tUBt^lJt,e-'i ifbrb long ho Nyill Do ab)b to'be- with] us again. Mn ond ' Tho'town ot CobaU Is practically witht>Ut itotntooB. Th�> resignation ot Count .'tliullk, IhoHungitrtan. food mhvlslcrj; bus boon accepted. ^ �'iioY." Alex. J. MoUlcUan, aiid'aHoA minister who had labored In Noya S6oti�'and in Western Canada died n\ Colorado Springs. ^Herbert Hoover the Amhrican food controller, has expressed regret at the Veslgnation ot Hon. W. J. Hnnnn from tho food controllorship of Cani^'la. Orders liavb Just been issued' to nil CanadlaiiR and British niov iivlng In Niagara Falls, N.Y., to immediately -report for, physical, exatnhm-tlon for military, service. Rbv. C. tt. M. Littler, a woll-known Matiltoba.clergyman, has taken pastoral fcharge of St. Paul's church at Golden, In succosaion to Ilov, F. Vol-lahd. , � Cyril J. Morgan, aged 2S. farmed oii a largo scale with hls' brother. Albbrt, near Ifinnondalo, Alberta, died at Vancouver. Ho was to meet his father, Robert Morgan, tho latter cora^ig from the Orient. Swift Current has adopted the com-missioti form of govornmont with the cityrClork and engineer thu commlsr sloners. The mayor will also likoly have a scat-on the board-ut executive; meetings.; �  ., . ; Warning tUfit the Germans are pro-paring for a great submarine often-' aive against tho American linos ot communication with franco >vlth tho Toutonio drive ngHinal the woit front, is given by, Secretary/Bnkor in his weekly military review. CabrI local of the Saskatchewan Co-operative Elevator Company holds the record for .the largest amount of grain handled during > the - 1916-17 season. A total of 400,000 biishols passed through the elevator, Maplo Creek was second with asO.OOp. Two hundrddr.Port Arthur, boi^s helped the farmers ot this district with their farm work last fall, particularly In gathering tho root crops. Thby did. their work so satisfactorily that pledges havo been received from 25 pep cant, of thorn to work on farms this seaBou. Tho 1,000-foot bridge, which will carry tho Hudson Bay railway, over the Nelson riallway at Ketllo "rapids, has been completed, and tho erecting gaiig has returned east,'r Onlyj 410 miles 6f rails havo now to bo laidto finish the road to tldo water at Por(i Nelson. . . .�;> The aggregate value of n{sw buildings tot which porniIts were issued, in Port Arthur last year, was ? 1,345,-174. which ia but a lltt,lo less tliaii the figures for 1916. Tlfo population of the city is 14,433, compared with 13,224 In lOlG, In spite ot a heavy drain of 900 soldiers. R. Hymors, a farmer of O'Connor township near. Fort .William who is , going into the sheep-raising Indus-1 try, says the country is eminently, suited tor sheep, and'ho expects to (too the industry flourishing ere long from Lake Superior to tlie Lake of the Woods. IJeut. Leslie Dickaon, of the Roynl Filing Corps, is In Woodstock on furlough. He . was "shot down." five times, on each ocgasion the fall resulting In the death ot the observer who accompanied him. 'The Inst full resulted "in serious Injiirles' to him-ael?.-;, ^ �; � - '- / H..B, Thomson, tho now food (Jon-trollei-. Is a former residoiit of Nelson, w'here ho was district inanoger of the Turnor-Beoton Company. Ho was member of tho B.C. provincial houHu from the city ot Victoria from 1007 to 1316. Ho is u diroctor of Tuinor-Beoton and ot the Victoria:Transfer (^Company.' Tho Bible society, for tho purpose of moro efficiently carrying on its work in. Alborlu, hasdocUiod to divide tho prdvlnoo into two distinct auxUlarie.^,'labor,' >HcfnaeB, storage, new tlrba and tire repairs.. Dnrlng lOl"/, (he cars >tj'�y,-; bHeda total ot 77.1)78 mlJos, averaglrjf it.X\ 'mlleB per gal Ion of; gasoline 'oii d':60Bt- per mile ofrS'SO /Cents,^ 'ibPWB ftv decided '|luproveM flupllH.onrollcd In the Edraoiitpn.'pitbllc.8i5hboU Is 8,834; Flnl�y.Mn?AW�y. �� pioneer of Mor-m,' Mttn,,!;^lJ;iio�d. den QUeen; Maitle ,.ot Roumania has fled from KlshUiev. 't to. Jitaay, tho Rou-n miiylan CBpUttl. � I ' T, 'lJfdoltivJ.5^^iiftnriorf, 1'; K. Shllth and' J. Pltmiin'^avo been elected by acclatnatloa , triclty. - A hbuaft h�� boon flttedth,� Vlc)v of. �e-cbrtalnlng: rho coat of l�odPlrtg;,'�i; tiouBo^comfortably warm by\lli new:*, method. Tlift ecbuomy, of tho", pro- . C0H8, It Is "^Hald, dopehda �pyn tho workability:' ofi a hotT.waier syiSlem  which IH a part of. ItC. It Is sintcd that electricity hna to VBU|)p)i6d ut ono-elghth of'ft cent per Mlo^att ' hour in order to cohipoto with hard coal at, $8 per ton. ' : � CE     * � � # NOTED LIBEL SUIT ADJOURNED Montreal, 'Jan. ao.-rAttor threo Biltlnga M prollminary l.curlng in the "^criminal Ubcl ttcllon of Coakor Versus Slr^W. D, Held, says i\ St. John's, Nftd., dispatch, adjournrocut was takou till a later date for the i.iirposo of getting ivs wit-*.ji08s, J. W. N. Johnston, goii-, > oral passnngcr n^ent of the Newfoundland company,. who', was Sir W. D. Roid's conflijt'ii-f tlul secretary at tlio time of tlio alleged compilation of tho statoraents on whjch the .'|Ucl( ? proceedings arc based, 1 i ? Service reiJulathTn made by a ;peci;i ^ *Ti^� . im: -Don't you hate to take a physic ? .  , '., NIJJOL will get you away from all of theav * his absolutely harmless, and >^ill help you. ' .;' ?:-Try..Mtv^-; '...... . ., ;-.>;;':�-.'�;�'�,'�'� , Maauhctured by \; STANDARD OIL COMPANY :;;';-:'��:;��;!�.,: ;� (NEW JERSEY) ,',�;'/;�:> V';-;DAYONNE , 'NEW JERSEY ' .V.NUJOLJS NEVER SOLO IN BULK )(:y�^ur druggist hasn't NUJOL, tend fl.OO (or.pint bottle to - . ,Cantd(�n Selline Agents..',  CHARLES GYDE & SON P.O. Box 875,iMontreil ,  .TRiiD CROSS.Diiua & BOOK CO. , ^A^ H. MccaffHey " f. hbdley muG ,co. / KENNY & ALrjK JACKSON.& CO. ^ J. D, illGlNBOTlIAM &,C0. Where do you Keep yoorSaiSg:? Do lYoii Keajp^ TH^m^ m .ThB^;Eroyluco. ,ot Alberts iwill  lake: carqp^:, your snvlngH fliid pay you interest at the rote ot; S% per,;; annum for; each -and every day that. they; are on dO;; � poBtW, ' ;'. � -....-'V.vv * yotTwiBh to, withdraw ;ypur ' "hJonpv'a ^njf'Oriie yourdari got ,.....,..... ..... wlthfull interest I,sued' and repaid,'and-onqulrftaA, , ) ../.h�a^vored.yy^;�\ s.j'i>,,  , For pnrt'iculara write �'or. apply to ..^^^�'f^r'','''r? ......,,-.,. .wm^0 Do iTMy E�ni  ^ed This Saving ' plan; 'l^ safe, , sound und 'convenient as- S�v- . JngBi Certificates are backed by ' the Assets of the Pruvlno.o in ad";; 'Edition' to the Genoriil Itevpnuij � Fuiid.-;:. i yi'^;*, r'#S-'^^^';^^^ ^V^Btrlklpg fjKture^dt tho plan is the proinptneuB, wiUi ^whloh the Saving 'Certlti,  >. II), for s w#^in rthr��,iwmr. rtr�  i.;r;.7. \ 1.1 Ed tiontoii:' Aiberta DepBtyProvlnplal TreaaiirTjf' ;