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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR ' I, ; THE LtTHBRIDGE DA11.Y HERALD SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1018 lctbbri&dc, aiberta I daily AND wbeklv Preprlatora �nd Publlthen fHI LETHBRIOQE HERALD miNT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITCr *8I 6th StrMt ae.tith, Ltthbrldge W. A. EuoDanan Prealdtnt and Mautcing DIrwtor JoUn Ton&Bc*   BusIdmi Maoafar TKLffPHONES- OKloa .............. M5J OMioa............... 12*4 .10 Bualneaa Editor'ni Subscription Ratasi JJally, Celivered. par week ..,. Dalir. delivered, per year .....JB.OO DRlly, by mall, par year ......J4.00 Weekly, by mail, per year .....81*9 Weakly, by mall, per year to U.S..$8.0* Dates-ot expiry of iUbscrlpUona appear daily on address label. Acoept-ano� of papers rite, expiration date la our cuthorlty to continue the subscription. THE PROGRESS OF."THE WAR. The Germans are expected to deliver a new blow very shortly on tho western front, but whether this will materlallie at once remains to be seen. Th^hj are few indications of It at present. The Brltieh. French and Americans are on the offeneive continually Just now. and have during, the past week or eo, won' back much ground, and have inflicted tremendous casualties upon the Germans, and have taken many prisoners. The attack by the Australian and American forces of this week, was the most noteworthy, inasmuch as it recaptured important ground, and did effective work in killing off a great many,Germans. pondonce Day, ho declared "There can be^but one issue. The settlement miiat be final. Thoro can be no com-promfse." ~ Socialist Gorman papers told us yesterday that Germany wn.s ready to make a reasonable peace. A Gei^an statesman told us last week that peace could be made whop, the ropro-sentativos of the combatants could meet, each with a feeling of confidence in tho honor and chivalry ot the other. A "reneonabio peace" on tho part of tlio Allies would bo one which could be rldatatlr tlia British farmers are having the aame trouble our own Canadian farmers re having. In answering the protests of the BrlUsta farmers,, �v -member ot the Government made - the declsration that, while the farmers thought they were having a bard time, the men at the front are having It'infinitely harder, 80 that while the duty of the country to produce la �tlU'paramount, the duty to -provide men for the fighting linos is infinitely more so. It 4b worthy of note in tUis connection that the British are now cdn-BCrtjrtlng for active service men from 49 to.51, and this includes farmers of th�.t'�gp. Under the clrcumstaricea and In oomp&tiiion, the Canadian ^rarme^ really has very little to ooraplaln of^ Our ngrlcultural production has been little affected by the Military Service Act. And remember we have, barely begun to direct the man power-still available In Canada away from nonessential fields Into-the field of production. In Britain 'tens ot thousands > of ..vom�n are taking the places of men om the farms. A proper understanding of what has beenaccomnllBh- - ed in the old land would remove prac-tioAlly all cause of opmplaint which our farmers have against the opera-tlon^'of the Military SeTvioe Act 6o -far. the occa�lon.'It is not a luxury to attend the ia'lr,'it is a duty, to combine education -vrtth aii�wSmli|i^'7Boo8't the fair and stamp�M�.and b^i*.t(vvls^.,wbich the farmers werei ordered to IVtORE CO-OPERATION EVIDENTLY NEEDED. If, as The Herald's Information from Tab'er would seem to indicate, the provincial police there went out of Uieir way.to force tho farmers of that district to ship onfall their wheat it would seem that 'the provincial and Dominion officials should get together and investigate. There seems to have been a misunderstanding. 'U'e can quite well understand how It happened. There have been so many new food orders and orders ot a thousand and one different kinds -within recent months that one hardly knows what is what. We do not wonder, therefore, that the provincial police made a mistake. The wonder is that they do not make more mistakes in endeavoring to carry out the many orders iasued for our daily guidance. The Herald would suggest that there should be closer co-operation between the two governments to_ interpret tlje new orders and the manner ot their execution. The case of the Taber farmer^' wheat Is one which should not have arisen. The farmers were urged to move out their grain because it was badly needed by the Allies. Along with the request there was an in-timation that if the wheat did not come out voluntarily it might be forced to the market. However the authorities, by a little closer co-oparatlon, might have learned the true facts of the farmers' position as to next year's seed and the difficult situation which has ,been created might easily have been avoided. As it is, the Dominion Government is now going to find Itfielf in the position of finding seed to, rephice- thail '..inarket.,- , The need of .a., body to enforce the Government's food, registration and other orders in something other thanj the present haphazard manner, is making Itself felt. WHEN THE.V/ORLO WlWk tjAVE PEACE. President Wilson of the TTnitecl 8ta't�B put.tbe auletus on tlie expected Dub ^eace^oifenelye Avben. on tvAo- THE EVIL SPIRAL OF PROFITEERING. Thi N�w York Tribune has figured It out. .Nov^ vre know why the H. C. of L. takes such-abnormal jumps. Here's the Avay it works out: You are a manufacturer of shoos. Leather goes up. You call the tanner a profiteer-and prove to, him that he has advanced his prices more, than his, costa have risen. He may admit It, but bis defence Is that his costs are ad-vancing steadily and that before he-sells iyou leather again they may he very much higher. Therefore he Is obliged to increase his working margin. Or he tells you bluntly that he doesn't care what you think of bis prices. He can sell hia leather to-morrow for more. You buy it. Then your employees demand a raise. You say to thorn "But this Is a great deal to ask all at one time. The cost of living hasn't increased as much an that." They ans-wer that tho cost of living increases dally, whereas wages-are raised only at long intervals.* Bealdos, It you can't pay the Increkse they will go elsewhere. TUey are doing what the tanner did-adding a margin oj safety to ihetr demands, and asking,tor all tjiey think they can get. You raise their wages. Now you find that tho cost ot making: a palf of shoes has Increased 50 cents. But do you Increase the price to the retailer 50 cents? No, indeed. You .lay, "Leather will go goodness knows how much higher and I may have to raise wages again week titter next. To make sure I'll raise tho price of shoes $1 a pair." And what dons the retailer say? He calls y^u a profiteer, but you say to him what the tanner said to you. Then, does he add $1 a palf to the price of shoes? No Indeed. Ho aays "Things are going up ao fast that in a little whilo I'll have to raise the pay of luy dorks-again, and perhaps my rent will rise. I'll have to widen my margin of profit. Therefore, the price o( shoes will lie IncreaBed $1.50 ii pair." Multiply this Inatanco a thou.sand Lieut,' Gerald Hodgson, ot Nelson,'^ Is Interned in Holland. That 75 per cent, of tho 1018 class ot registrants in tho U.S. aro claim-' lug exemption wna discovered by tho Spokane county board. Lieut: Allan Forrester, who enlisted at Nelson and went overseas in April, 191G, with tho 1st Canadian Pioneers, has been invalided to Canada. A section of tho St. Lawrence Starch Company's plant at Port Credit was partly destroyed by fire and the damage is estimated nt about $100,-000. Capt. R. It. Moir, London, Out., appeared before. Judge Winchester on a charge of issuing a forged check for $G50 and also ii Issuing checks tor which no funds wore available. Tho branclj ot the "National Bank at Scott, Que., was broken into by a band ot robbers, who blew open the sate with nltro-glycerlne. A large sum of money was stolen. Tho Now York and European editions ot the New York Herald and also the Now York Evening Telegram are to continue publication In pursuance to the policies ot their late owner, Jamos Gordon Bennett, under the provisions ot .Mr. Bennett's will. A Bohemian resident ot Lavington, B.C., was fined 525 for registering under an assumed name on June 22. The name he signed "on the registration form was Mark Jerome, his real name being John JJalloch. The Edmonton public school board �voted to loan its technical machine shop and machinery to the Western Shells and Box Co.. l.td., which has a contract to manufacture S3.000 antiaircraft shells for the United States govemniout. John Milot. ot Detroit, well known several years ago as a dirt track automobile racer and more recently as a pilot in speed boat races, died. In 1915 he piloted Mise Detroit over the Detroit river course, winning the event. , The amalgamation of the Bank ot British North America and the Bank ot Montreal is expected to be consummated shortly. A meeting ot the shareholders ot the B.N..\. bank is being held in London to-day, and another meeting will be held July 9. .\ deputation representing the var-iou.s stove manufacturers of the Dominion, waited on the War Trade Board at Ottawa,- requesting thfit efforts be made to obtain a suftidient quantity of pig iron to enable them to carry on business, even if curtailment is necessary. The first convictions ot the fishing season under the Fisheries Act was made in the Calgary police court whoa seven disciples ot'Isaac Walton were arraigned before the magistrate and charged with catching fish under nine inches long and failing to throw them back in to tho ri-ver. Jliladge Rafuse, aged 50, of Kent-vilie, N.S., shot and instantly killed Mrs. Ross Vlner, seriously wounded Mrs. H. Selig and then turned the gun on hfmself Inflicting serious injuries, which the physicians aay probably will prove fatal. Domestic trouble Is said by neighbors to be the probable cause of the tragedy. Police Chief Joel P. Warren, ot Seattle, will turn over to navy authorities '6,500 quarts of whisky* valued at abont ?G5,000 at bootlegging prices. TJiD_ stock represents:  an accumulation gt seizures since the drj- law came into effect. It is understood the navy will use the whisky for medicinal puriloses. � The Reglna Medical Association -will erect a tablet in-tha-Jocal General Hospital to. the memory, of. the late Dr. E. E. Meek, ot Reglna, who was killed in France while operating In a Red Cross hospital on^ wounded soldier. While performing, the operatlpn, detalla just received show,' German airmen bombed tho hospital, killing almost everyone in tho building. Chicago university graduates reporting, at the government employment agency in' response to the "work-or-fight" edict found' themselves classed as "common laborers." U was explained that the govenrraBnt- recognizes two divisions ot labor-sklllad and un-skllle'd. A man who has never worked'at anything qualities as a common laborer.' ' ' All male pupils of the high and public .schools ot Toronto will be Instructed to salute all returned, wound,-ed and crippled soldiers, whether In uniform or mufti, when, meeting them in public places. Suph wrs decided at the meeting of the board of education. The motion carried^ unanimously. The form ohsalute will'likely be decided upon by, the cadet instructor. Thoist. T^tJinas h^ltnes't^nd the St. Thomfas' Journal have amolgrtmated, Llent.'j; JfeviCwso"! �^' Medicine Hat, wllo wei^t overseas'with the ITBth Battallan; has" died of wounds. Clara'Froen'baum.l'l years oldf ot Winnipeg, while playing in a boat'In the Red Rivc'i^ fell into tho water and was drowned. . j �fhc^dcath occurred in Moose Jaw otDelbert Crosby, a well kno^\-n farmer of tho Expanse distrltrt. The deceased was 65 years olil^; In the four normal yettrs, 1912-1915, Canada.'8 'annual por oujilta fire loss was $2.73 as comi'ivred with $2.26 In tho United Stateil and 64 cents in England. Brigadier-General Alfred L. Lums-den ot the British army Is reported killed in action. JIajor Hon. , Geo. Besc.iven, second son ot tho Viscount Filmouth, previously reported missing Is now reported died ot wounds. Andre Gent, syndic of the Paris municipal council will propose at the next meeting ot tho councillors, according to riewsp.-\per6 ot tho capital that President Wilson bo proclaimed a citizon of Paris. King Victor Emanuel shortly will sign tho decree for the enlargement of tho port of Naples. New quays and docks constructelgnlflcanc( of a Christian's Vacation." Communion at tbe close of. the ovon Ing service. AH those notiyot recoiv od Into tho church aro speclall} urged to attend. Those services will be good; also the last conducted by tho pastor, for al least two months. All the. congrega. tlon ia asked to bo present at both services, and tho wannest welcome, Is extended to all. -f---;--rrr- Cbrifltian Churck CHRISTADELPHUNS Meet in Uio MoosQ Hall, Higlnhotham "Block. Entrance 6th SI. and 2nd Ave. South. Sundays at 10 a.m.: To Break Bread In Ilomembranoo ot tho Lord's Death, and nt 7.30 p.m.: To Proclaim tho Glad Tidings ot tho Kingdom ot God. Subject: "God's Purpose With Britain in.the Last Days," All Seats Free, No Collection, Cor. 3rd Ave. and 8th 8t. S. Oliver L. Curtis, Paator 612 Seventh Street South Phone 502 10:30; Sunday School followed by Communion. fi.45; Chrintlan BndUtivor. No prooch ing Horvlce as thu pastor Is out ot tho city. , SALVATION ARMY Adj: and Mrs. Hamilton, offleert In charge, L. Sunday, 11 a.m;, 3 and 7.30 p,m. Sunday School, 2 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday, 8 p.m. Tuesday, 7,30 p.m., Corp Cadeta, Wednesday, 2 p.m, Homo L^aeuA. 8 p.m.: Life Saving Scouts and QuarM The Citadel Band In/attehdauoea, Sundoy and ThurBday 8�vl�9�. Everybody Welcome NORTH LETHaniDGE GOSPEL HALL (Late nth Ave. N. Baptist Churnh)' ' Speaker; ,Tohn llae, 036 iStli St. N. Sunday School 3-4 p.m. Gospel Sorvico, 7.30. Subject: '"'Jeaus and the Syro-Phenicean." Everybody Welcome.' PENTECQSTAI^ PENTECOSTAL ^SOEMBLV ' 203. Thirteenth 8t. m . Rev. C, M. Nave. Pastor Re�. 357 nth St. N. SorvlcoB Simday, 10:30 arid'7.30 p.m. Tuesday and Thnrsilnys, 8 p.m, Evangelist H. .T.and Mri.Bcott aialiti Ing. ' A Hearty Welcome tijAIti ;