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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE-POUR THF. r-F.TIinniDGK OATLY rltCKAL.tJ - CD: Eetbbtt^e Iterate Xetb&rtMe, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates Dully, delivered, per week Dally, delivered per year . Dally, by mail, per year .... Weekly, by mail, per year Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S .. .10 . .$5.00 . .$4.00 . .$1.50 $2.00 TELEPHONES Business Office ............... 1262 Sditorlal Oflicc ............... 1224 W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance -  Business Manager Dates of expiry of sunscriptions appear daily on address label. Accept-inco of papers after expiration date Is >ur authority to contlnuo the subscription. Your King and Country Need You Right Now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The shippinK losses for the past week have boon much lighter than usual and once more the German prediction of victory won by submarines has been given a body blow. The loss-?s have'been only IS ships of large tonnage, this being comparatively � very low llgure. It will be gratifying to the Knited States allies to know that their naval men have been successful in fighting Dff the submarines that attacked tjie transports conveying 1'. S. troops to France, and were even able to inflict severe losses on the Germans, sinking one or more of the submarines. The resumption of the Russian offensive has brought about a renewal nf the efforts to unite tiie fast-separ- an one-party government . In Tuesday's Spokesman Review, after intimating that the rift in the lute of President Wilson's cabinet may widen into a chasm, it goes on to say that "Republican leaders nre on the verge of revolt against further blind following of the administration lead, and in both parties there is distrust of the men now constituting the cabinet. Republican senators feel that President Wilson and Secretary Mc-Adoo are using the war to strengthen their party's hold on the presidency. They point to the opportunity in the huge expenditures provided for, the failure to use big men like Roosevelt. General Wood and other Republicans, the selection exclusively of strong Wilson men for the censorship committee, and the favoring of the south in encampments. "Kvery one who has been close to the machinery in Washington is about convinced that there must bo a change in the organization before the best results can be secured. Daniels of the navy department, and Baker of the war department inspire little confidence even among men of their own party, and feeling runs deep among Democratic senators that the president can not be trusted-that he is always on the point of running away with the bit in his teeth." Sticking strictly to party lines may be a good thing for government in ordinary tlines when there is not so much necessity for unity throughout the country, but in war times, when the whole people must have but one common aim. it is well if possible to do away with the suspicion which attaches to party control of affairs. Wilson made a mistake when he did not invite the aid of Roosevelt just as Premier Borden made a mistake when lie failed to offer coalition at the very start of the war. n5 where Manyberries is. It will We may not he able to sport a popular swimmin' hole for the youth of the city, but the subway during ! a rain storm affords a fair substitute. | Russia and Greece fired their kings. Now China, just to prove that the j I rule works both ways, gets a king ] i and puts him on the job. It's a queer old world, after all. city's beauty spot in come, and everything possible should be done to increase its popularity. Making a sign board out of it won't accomplish results. have made itself known far and wide by that time. MUST SUPPLY MINE LABOR. There is no doubt that the mine labor situation in Alberta is acute and It is up to the government to do j Gorman warlords are threatened with The German press is not allowed to tell the German people that the first American army has landed in France. That is a fatal admission of weakness. With Uncle Sam coming up and the Russian bear coming on, the something to remedy it if a coal famine this winter is to be averted. The mines are working now the large lignite mines which produce domestic coal have more than half their old crew. This following on a three months' strike, has caused a Berious outlook for this winter's coal supply for the prairie provinces. The mine operators have asked the new commissioner, W. II. Armstrong, to do something to fill up the gaps �which have been made. Hundreds of miners from District IS have enlist-d. Hundreds more have left the mine for the farm or other coal fields. There is no apparent surplus supply on the way to relieve the situation. Plainly the government should interest itself and do something to keep Canada's thousands of producers on the prairies from freezing next winter. The situation may not appear at all bad just now in the middle of summer, but that fact should not be the cause of any delay in procuring a further supply of miners. Now is the time when the coal must be mined and distributed over the prairies. When winter comes it will be too late. The public is vitally interested, in this problem, and action should be taken by them lo let the government know that they expect government action to meet the difficulty. a busy time. but none of i War J,ir>ister Kerensky of Russia j rode up to the front line trenches before Brzezany and told the soldiers that he would cross to the German trenches alone if they did not want to follow him. But they followed, showing their approval by capturing 10,000 Germans in a couple of days, and now they are threatening to retake Lemberg, the capital of Galicia. Thus did the Russian republic fight its first battle. May they continue the good work, and judging by tho | spirit displayed by the men enthused by Kerensky and Brusstloff, they are going to continue to the complete upsetting of Hun plans for an inert Russia. FOODSTUFFS SCARCE Canadian Woman Tells of Conditions In London. SUGGESTING COALITION IN UNITED STATES. Though to the outside world, the United States seems to present v. united.front, in the war in which she? is DOW engaged and for which she Is preparing so feverishly, nevertheless she, too, has her problems. Recent events of a political nature indicate a strong desire on the part of Americans to aee the United States do as so many of the other allied countries have done-form a coalition government in order to sweep aside the hub-picion which attaches to the acts of I money Few people in Canada realize the extent to which food control has been carried in Great Britain or how I much the people are on rations. A j Canadian woman who has just j returned from London after a resl- I dence of five years and who was . living in one of the best conducted ' pensions for six months previous to her departure says of the present conditions. "We had two meatless days a week. The daily supply of sugar was very small and was doled out to every person. We had no more white bread and it was impossible to secure any bread on the day it was baked. Margarine was largely supplied in place of butter. We had coffee only once a week. If you had cheese for deHsert, you could not have a sweet and it you hud a sweet you could not have cheese. Green vegetables were very limited." No such conditions have been reached In Canada, but the utmost economy is essential to prevent them. Such economy is being urged by the National Service Board which also urges you to invest your in War Savings Certificate* MADE IN CANADA miTHrTTHE ERUITiiY FLAVOR Carrying a few pieces of this Adams California Fruit Gum with you is almost like carrying a basket of rare fresh fruits. At any rate the flavor is there and that's the big item, isn't it? Convulsion that quickly fallowed the eating of a large quantity of popcorn and tho drinking of a glassful of water caused the death of Anna Mildelirant, six years old, of Cedar Manor. Long Island. Dominion (du.tlon of (he duty on itea from a shilling to clghtponce. This was negatived on division after a. statement by Chancellor Bonar Law iiuii.alius tho extent, to rhkh the additional revenue caiuo from indirect, forms'of taxation. The regulations In force tip to !he present governing the sending of parcels to prisoners of war are now modified Insofar as prisoners of war interned In Switzerland are concerned, to comply with Ihe new regulations introduced by the Swtss authorities. The British house of commons committee on tho finance bill brought in an amendment, in favor of the re- Traction Engine REPAIRS We nre well equipped to handle all kinds of repair work on either steam or gas tractors. Only high class work leaves our shop, and we will quote you prices that are right. NIVEN BROS. 216 First Ave. S. Phone 1732 WE HAVE IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE SHIPMENT THE FOLLOWING GRATES 32 h.p. Reeves. 32 h.p. Case. 30-36 h.p. Rumely. pinions. Master gears, (two and' four arm spider. We are now In a potaltlon to deliver castings every flour days, G. KISCITiEL Lcssoo of tho Lethbnldgo Iron Works. HAIL INSURANCE Yon can't afford to carry your own risk. The companies we represent can afford to carry it for you. because HAIL i.\SUlt-AN't'K is their business, insure today. 1F.GALVIX Room 7, McDonald Block Phone 1425. Lethbridge, Alberta INSURE NOW You cannot afford to gamble. We have always received fair settlements promptly from the company we are representing. Alberta Securities Balmoral Block Lethbridge HAIL INSURANCE In selecting a Company to place your Hail Insurance with, there are two important things to consider. First, the financial responsibility of the Company; second, their reputation for prompt and satisfactory adjustments. Such an investigation v/ill show the BRITISH CROWN as a leader. Don't take a chance. Let .us place it In the British Crown. - R.:V. Gibbons & Co. PHONE 1191 BALMORAL BLOCK r SECURITY :: SAFETY :: SERVICE Farmers Fire& Hail Insurance Co Is what you nave been waiting for. it is what we h<-ivc .-ill been waiting for.-A company owned and controlled by the farmers of Alberta. Organized to give us the service we are entitled to and to keep ou" money at home. Secure your hail protection early by obtaining a policy in The Farmers Fire & Hail Insurance Co. HEAD OFFICE, ALBERTA BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE "Do Business in Your Own Crowd." SECURITY :: SAFETY :: SERVICE nsurance Now is the time to place your hail insurance. It will cost you no less one month hence. Your crop this year will undoubtedly be the most valuable you have ever raised, therefore, you should take no chances. - Select a reliable company. Our company has been doing business for over eighty years and is thoroughly reliable. SEE US NOW Wilson & Skeith GENERAL INSURANCE Office: Ground Floor, Sherlock Bldg. Phone 1343.-Policies issued i�i our office giving immediate covering. If necessary we can cover you by phone. Included in the Assets of Our Company are Dominion War Loan Debentures - $130,000.00 iprtot iuction Sale WADDINUTONS AUCTION ItOOMS S. O. E. BUILDING-TENTH STREET SOUTH ON FRIDAY NEXT JULY 6th CANADIAN CHEWING GUM CO. LIMITED AT TWO P.M. Fit AN K WA DDINUTON Instructed by the officers of the CHINOOK CLUB will Bel I by Public Auction and without reserve a surplus quantity of high class v U 11 N I T IT It e Not. required in change of promises, including splendid solid leather Kc.ated easy chairs, solid oak I'raiuoH; massive solid oak rockers; solid oak dining chairs, leather HOiitod; solid oak tables; BED ROOM FURNITURE, including oak droasors and stumbi, single and mil size brass. riiAunted bods completi) with pptlnga and matties's^si carjiot' squares'; quantity cif 'bfl'iee tfrrnlturo;' abliii oalc oil'ico chairn'ahd tables; UNDERWOOD TYPEWRITER; brrtHH bed cumploto with coil spring and l'olt lmittronunn; lurge kitchen range, filed buck and side; gas cooking stove; CABINET SINGER SEWING MACHINE; kitchonel.to and many other Hiiiulloi' itoma. The Auctioneer calls Bpeclal attention to this sale. All the furniture being high class and In splendid condition. On view Thursday evening 7.30 to 9.30. TERMS CA8H PHONES 770-469 ;