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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta -PAGE FOUR THE -LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, j JLY 3, IOIG ctbbrfbfle Hlberta DAILY AND -WEEKLY Subscription Ratts; Daily, delivered, per week Daily, delivered, per year Daily, by mail, per year lOc 55.00 ..I3.QO It is pointed out by the Toronto News that tho election in Nova Scotia was entirely devoid of Dominion politi- cal significance, excepting that the result in Mr. Kyle's county, whore two Conservatives wore elected, was just chockfull political significance. The Winnipeg Free Frees rightly thinks tho for versatility and Ingenuity is hard to beat. mail, per year......51.00 Sir Sam Hushes on the witness stand foiind himself unable to recall a date. In his school teaching days Sir Saui probably applied ilie tc many a youth -who found himself in TELEPHONES the same Review. Business Office............... 1252 Since' the Raview is a good Tory -Editorial Office 1234 :W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap- .pear daily on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue tie sub- scription. paper, what punishment 'would it re- commend for Gon. Sam? Probably it thinks failing memory is a permissible fault as a man grows in years. Your King and Country need you right now! AROUND THE CIRCLE THE WAR The great allied drive has com- teenced. Following up the Russian and 'Italian offensives which have been in [progress for the past few weeks, the [British and the French en the -west- ;ern front have commenced a drive jthat is apparently carrying averytiilng [before it. On B front of 25 miles or Ignore from Arras east the British and 'French, with infantry attacks follow- ftus up tia intense bombardment of German lines of the past few days, penetrated the German lines to 'n point five or six miles beyond the I first line German trenches. The allied have been light while the German loss has been extremely heavy 'nnd many prisoners havs been taken. The French have- also conducted successful counter-attacks at Verdun, and hav3 re-taken the Thlaumont fort On the, east the have galnec victories on. the Dnelster river. The Teuton defence on all front: appears to tare been smashed effect ively. On thWeatern front the Bri tifh. .bombardment haj been BO terrific 'that file Germans were unable to ob- j tain food for their man in the trenches for more than fire Hon. Duncan Marshall's warning to the farmers-who have stub bled in crop this year is worth repeating. At jCIaresholm he said: "Warn such farmers this year that [that iand will have to be eammer- fallowed next year. Then if they sow the land next year and the crop is so full of it has to be cut to get rid of them, the farmer will have no one to blame but himself. This rule can bQ followed In other years where t. farmer has a good stand of grain but badly weed infested. Allow him 10 j get the crop, bat warn him that the; weeds must be destroyed the next' year. This plan can often be followed with good results. The "warning is offersd long enough ahead so that no farmer will be able to offer an excuse if he fails to obey It "Meat Takes Another familiar head- line in your daily newspaper. But why worry about the cost of something you don't need? The most expensive foods are generally the least nutritious. In Summer health and strength come from a meatless diet. Two Shredded Wheat Biscuits, heated_in the oven, covered with berries or other fruits and served with milk or cream, make a complete, satisfying, nourishing meal at a cost of five or six cents. All the meat of the whole wheat. Made QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED Concluding from, fail actions while on, the witness stand before Sir Charles Davidson that Sir Sam Hughes dislikes being interrogated the'Montreal Mall Bays.that the pur poses of tha investigation would be .well satisfied by a clean cu from the minister these points: Why did the British admiralty have to pay per thousand 'for ammuni tion which the. Canadian militia da- partment iold to Its representatives for per thoniand? Why -was it necessary to import J Wesley Allison into the traniaetion a proceeding which either imposed a fine of 95 per thousand OB'the British admiralty or entailed a loss of thai amount to the Dominion government' Why was the ammunition, sole -without the formality of an order-in 1 council, the practice- Inrarlably fol lowed in ABOUT- CANADA'S ENLISTMENT In an address to a Feterboro audi Williams, chief jecruitlng officer for Canada, drew attention to the amall percentage of the eligible men in Canada who hac enlisted. With a population of abou only one man in eighteen had enlisted, and if exclude Qua fr one In twelve. He had in mine one county -which up to the end of I February this year should have re crulted 5000 men, but had fallen down by half. Out of the men now enlisted, he claimed, only -were 'farmers. He alio drew attention, to another Up to: the present time the department figures would show 1 that there were eligible British bora in Canada and had sn Hated. There were 278tOOO foreign I born and enlisted, and Canadian born and enlisted which figured up in percentage, Bri I tiih born 5" per cent, foreign born 17 per cent Canadian born per I cent. Cultivate the soft drink habit. Mised farming pays. The pricei the sheepmen and cattlemen are getting these days.prove that .'-i Canada is starting its fiftieth with all but one province either on f, the water wagon or about to get en. The Stampede on the firat provided excitement to replace the exhilaration lost by the closing of the bars. "England Js beaten in this