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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE DAILt ffft LtTHBRlDGt HIRALD PRINT INtt LIMITED Strett Buchanan PWtldant and Managing Director Iwt Tonance Buslneri Manaier 1251 MltorM Ottico per per year by per year by per year by per year to of expiry of subscription ap pear dally on address Accept of papers date li rar authority to continue the sub THE PROGRESS OF THE A new offensive Is believed to be Wider consideration by the Germans and Austrlans against the It la reported that large concentrations taking pmco There is little activity at present on the western front The probability of Russia again be coming a factor in the war on the allied or at leaet as a sufficient menace to Germany to keep a large i German army Is now looming i The assassination of the Ger I men minister to Russia may be the spark to the powder of another revol this time against the ruthless German hiblllty that pipe line will bo laid front the Wyoming fields to Sweet Grass in the future when the demands of the oil trade Jn Alberfa and a refining station located The city council wae not overcour teous when dealing with the Imperial Oil for an extension of the public utilities to the present companys plant hero when extensions were con Wo ask are we swing ins to the other extreme in the mnt ter of securing new industries THE RECENT The recent election of a returned soldier in Victoria over the Conservative and Socialist candidates by a two to one vote causes the Van couver World to remark that the elec tion of Giolma is It ought to prove for It is not an iso lated case the utter futility of the or dinary party The partizan ar guments may be but they are woefully The great organization built iip by Bowser hae vanished overnight with his fall from Even the pres tige of being in the saddle is power less to help the who have lost every byeelection where the people had a chance to make a sel ection outside party This was For years the party leaden In British Columbia harped on old shibboleths when the aspirations and purposes of the people seeking more intelligent leader chip and It required but the clarifying influences of a great with its tragedies and problems to complete the impatience of the electors with the petty methods and materialistic appeals which passed so long in this province for high And with the extension of the fran chise to women the old alignments to have been entirely vriped out There need be no fear of the out continues The The re soldier fe a with and perhaps too novel idoss on many In legislation he may be perhaps But some fundamentals he has grasped and men who have risked their and have broken their bodies to defend this land may be safely trusted not to endanger that for they suffered so much by destructive courses In In any event ttxey can scarcely make more ghast ly failures than some of our profes sional ARE WE MI88INO OPPORTUNITIES Can Itbe that we in after a period when we were willing to spend a year for the services of an expert to secure for us new In are now swinging too far to the other extreme and overlooking op portunittefl In this direction which Vff should grasp We aak this question because of a Mat we have received had the put forth any effort at the Imperial Oil would have chosen Lethbridge instead of Sweet Grass as be location of the million gallon tankage to be erected dn the southern part of the province for the storing Of a sufficient supply of oil to meet he Lethbridge is not very far front IhvMt Grass and trainloads of tank can can be cleared here just as well as at Sweet Resides we have Immensely better railway Which would have been a big factor tn our And being right in the nlddje ot the market for the commor we would have been in a better P00U40A when etyettsions are contain Platfd than SweeV Qross can ever It if tfilte the bounds of WHERE WILL SOLDIERS Where aro the soldiers of tnclo Snm Koinp to have their With a million of them In of whom a quarter of a million aro now in the fighting the question is one which is causing somo thought across the line and across the For blighty has come to mean some thing to a It means homo and rest to the Tommy and the and even to Canadian though they are thousands of miles from It means something for Great Britain is mother to and either or some of their have homes or relatives in the British Isles to whom they can go when it comes blighty to But the American soldier is in a different Whats to be done with him to cheer him up in The Boston Transcript has been thinking about it and is ready to ac cept a suggestion put forward by the mayor of Heres what it says The Mayor of His we should call him His has come forward in the English press with a suggestion of international in It is that Scotch and Irish cities should adopt American cities for the purpose of affording hos pitality and assistance to American soldiers who are over on the other either In the field or sojourning in the British For one according to Mayor Carltons proposi the adopting city would become responsible for the care or entertain ment during the convalescence of all sick men from the particular town or cfty which It had taken under its It a for from were convalescing in he would naturally go to which would be the adopting city in that and there he would hospitably and cheer fully bo passed from hand to hand and from house to It according to be a pledge of as he would makeAngloAmerican brotherhood something more than a figure of after dinner Our boys in the service might well hope that some such plan may be carried They see the Tommies dodging back to blighty for a week or more to rest or and the poilus going home to all parts of France on Some of the to be are furloughed to many of those who have been longest in France have never had any furlough at But when they go to Aix they find their welcome professional and or at the best It is not like going Yet the Eng lishman and the Frenchman go It is an advantage that they possess through What a bless ing if the American like John Dowey in tho could find a cor dial adopted home in As the English feel very cordial to wards tt Is quite possible that the Worcester plan will be carried Mayor besides mentioning the name of his own town in connec tion with names the two the two the two the two New the two the two and so This adoption of towns of the same name may be excellent plan in some but it would prove em barrassing in Worcester in England might conceivably adopt Worcester in which has little more than double its own population but could little Boston in Lincolnshire take care of Boston in or the small cathedral town of York entertain all who might stray within its gates not only from New York but ifrom all the Yorks and Yorfctowns of the fortyeight States On the other mighty London would be but slightly in the entertainment of New CaHton himself auggesLs that a balance would have to be found In this matter that London would have to adopt New Manchester Chi Liverpool and Sheffield assignment evidently based on a supposed simi larity of sympathy in cities of similar But there would really be a reason for the matching of English cities with those of the same name in New at for many of our towns wore settled by people from the town of the aame name in Old and the identical patrony betraying old are found in At all events tfcere is distinctly a suggestion in the idea of the Mayor of and thous ands of Americans besides those of the flourishing city which IB the heart of our Common wealth will thank him for UP IN PASSING THE BUSY MAH Robert well known business man of is Major ot Sandy is believed to have bden lost on Lake Stmcoe in a manager of the Do Laval Company of pass mi away suddenly at For several weeks now there has not been any wheat available in Can ada for export to On and after July a haircut in Winnipeg will cost 50 cents and a shave 25 The Grain Growers Guide issues an anniversary number this from its handsome new offices in in celebration of the tenth anniversary of its The new building in which the Guide is published is a handsome twostorey owned entirely by the far and is typical of the growth of the Guide and of the influential farm of the Francis well known Vic toria city detective has been appoint ed to be inspector of the provincial has been appointed chief of the paper pulp section of the war Industries son of and Burnet of has bJen awarded the Distinguished Con duct Major of Ot has been raised to the rank of LieutColonel in the Canadian Engin eers now in Among the patriots who have gone with the Polish army to France is Sigmund the Polish art ist of New of has declined the chair of technical edu cation in the University of which was offered him a few weeks The CarterHallsAldlnger has secured the contract for to make alterations and additions to the Canada Flouf Mills Hunter has bean appoint ed matron of the Great War Next of Km Association Hffme at Edmonton for soldiers pastor of King Memorial Presbyterian has declined a call from the first Presbyterian Church of South New John editor of died at his summer home at Bridge following a stroke of ap He had been editor of the magazine for about thirtysix As the result of nn automobile ac cident at Norman Lono aged is dead and his com panion in the George te lying In the hospital in a serious Completely exonerating the Winni peg police force from affording any protection to the denizens of the un Judge Prendergast gave his decision on the famous Fanny Cooper John Wanamakers first Bible cost him and he bought it on install He told about ft the other day at the annual meeting of the business mens war council of the Pocket Tes tament held in his of Windsor serving with the British Engineers at he has been awarded a mili tary cross for destroying a bridge in face of heavy artillery thus hin dering the German advance on The resignation of Haight as president of the Womens Grain Grow ers Association of wag She Is succeeded by Mrs of Illness in ler family is given as the reason of Halghts Three negro convicted by ourt martial of assaulting nnd out raging a 17yearold white girl on the cantonment grounds on the night of May at Camp Iowa were hanged with virtually the entire division witnessing the Louis chairman of the ex ecutive board of the Great Northern Railway was elected president of the road at a meeting of the board of dir Hill succeeds President who recently was made federal Mike of the 14yearold who was charged with the murder of Louis at Mile 34 on the Greater Winnipeg Water District Railway one June was convicted on a charge of manslaugh ter with a strong recommendation for A new industry is being started at Niagara for the facture of collapsibla fruit berry crates and egg with new patent As a result of the send ing a sample to the firm received an order for two million George formerly of is superintendent of the childrens hospital 1n London in which Princess daughter of the king and queen la serving as a probation News to this effect has been re ceived from the Old Country where Plrie has been resident about five The Argentine Government has re fused to permit the Argentine steam ers Libertart and which were recently sold to to use the Argentine flag on their voyage from Uuenoa Ayrea to French u was ruled that the Arronttne flag must hot used as a protection through the war cone for vessel leaving tho Argentine mer chant This notion t repetition of the crisis which ensiled when the Meaner Mlnlstn Irrlndo was sunk in tho Mediterranean Jan after having been sold to the t An administration bill authorization issuance of eight billion dollars addl tionnl in Liberty bonds nnd providing an additional for to the recently passod by was passed by tho senate with out amendment or roll It now goes to President Miss who Is secre tary to Premier Uoyd is a fairhaired Scottish who began her career ns governess at a boarding for the prime ministers book of war The Great is due to Miss Stev whose Idea it was to collect the speeches and who acted as editor ol the Jeanetfo representa tive from announced she will be a candidate for the Republi can nomination to be held to succeed Senator Welch who will run for re election in The nominat ing primaries will be held August 27 and Miss Rankin said at present there is no Republican candi After 25 years in the provincial ser Government Agent at hat been dismissed and his Jlace given to Arthur who las been in theservice for the past five Changes in the govern ment agents offices have ateo been whereby the government agent has been Other members of that office are also slated or it is Bob widow of he late has become a Sal vation Army Fltzslm mons spent many years on the stage and was the fourth wife of Lanky The former champion joined he Salvation Army shortly before his in and was en gaged in rescue Fitzsim mons will take up the work which will eventually take her to the war Robert farmer of North was nominated by the Estevan Liberals to contest the eeat rendered vacant by the resignation of George recently ap pointed chairman the local govern ment He will be opposed by Gunner a retOrned soldier and who has been nominated by the Unionists to contest the seat of Estevan for the provincial legisla The Winnipeg Tribune says it learns from the Governor of the Pro vincial Jail that formeFMajor Welsby has appliedtb Ottawa for release from jail on and stateB that he can make a statement which will rip up the militia system from Halifax to Welsby is serving a 23months term in jail for embezzling of funds entrusted to his keeping in his former capacity of paymaster for Military District No The militia department issued a list of names of the successful candidates in the examinations lor entrance to the Royal Military The re sults show that 97 candidates 34 and one is writing on the papers in The following were tho successful candidates in Western Canada High Bostock Monte James Byron j Vancouver Philip Kel Wynyard Gray Evans Lethbridge Charles David Vic toria In an editorial dealing with the birthday the London Star asks why should Great Britain lag behind Canada and the United States in decrying hereditary If we had our says The we should stop the bombardment of de cent citizens with titles for the dura and we should confine the be stowal of mortals and ribbons to the men who fight and There aro hundreds of thousands of heroes on the battlefields whose names are un and we artthinking of them and not of army contractors who get Baronetcies for making The man who stays at home ought to serve his country without a handle to his Even a brazen company pro motor might be ashamed to bo seen under the shower bath of snobs while the young men of Kngland aro dying in France and A little eeal brown colored toy weighing about two pounds Is the richest dog ia Brattlebero and possibly in Thla dog is the last survivor of an original family of Miss whose at one time own ed the water cum building on Elliott was of rather an eccentric dis Sho first married a Due then a and at the time of her deatli owned fifteen When her will was probated it was louad that about was left for the care of these dogs as long as they lived The will especially provided that the income and so much of the principle an may be be used for the comfortable aupimrt and care during Ufa of fifteen owned by me or the survivors or survivor of The mpney was in trust with two whfl were charged with the care anil of the and who are to bo beneficiaries of all that was left of the trust wbei tho last dog CAUGHT WITH THE GOODS Deceit and a Guilty conscience all come wrapped up in the mail order We should never be ashamed to look a neighbor in the In a community like all are neighbors and working togeth Our interests are We are all in Business Our businessis home town Unlike the overcrowded our community has a We tamper with our communitySoul whenever we boycott home inter Then let us keep our conscience let us Live that we can at any time look our neighbors in the knowing that no action of ours is holding back the progress of our home I CELEBRAIES IIS From Our Own eorregponaenO July of the Card ton citizens spent Dominion Day at he Waterton Lakes this The own was deserted and the Oddfel ows with their friends motored to he There were over two mndred care from the Cardston dis besides a number from Leth Macleod and Plncher At the forenoon sports there were wo baseball Raymond and incher Creek trying Foot bucking contest and orse racea made up the fun for the while those who remained tor the evening could participate in tie big should they BO The crowd at the afternoon sports umbered around fifteen hundred Boating was enjoyed by a large umber and the motor launches made umerous trips up the lake to the side in the Glacier National t was a big dayand thoroughly en oyed by all who took the Cardston July 2nd commemorates the towns being the sixteenth annl ersary of its A fcig alwte was fired at sunrise by Hudson and The automobile headed by he gathered p all the youngsters and tho nd after a nice spin brought them o the school The prize or the best decorated car wont to At the inside the school under the direction of Banner gave very creditably a atrlotic 6ong O and the Kellock offered the invoca Speeches by Mayor who all the by on the Our Men Jn by Martin on The at by Barker concerning our The in the and by who treated of Card ton were intereper ed with musical ianner rendering a piano Med ley National a vocal solo entitled The and John Walker a tenor Never Push a Fellow When He la Going Dpwn the A tableau Bagging Mili was well and originally put on under the direction of H Foluon impersonated the Kaiser and his while Grace litrtrldge was the sorrow ing mother pleading Jar her child about to be killed by the kultured Our Boys come to the res cue Just In time wlth guns galore and stopped tho alaying of the and John Shafer with their three little suitably represented Peace as we with family un In the afternoon races for tho boys and girls from 14 to 10 five events for relay carry egg for girls war for boys and girls under fifteen years of with a big baseball game for finish made up the The war picture Over the drew a big crowd at the Palace Theatre tor the A few parties spent theday at the Glacier National Park and all re ported an excellent days The 4th of July will always be a gala day at the home of Mayor as H was duly celebrated last evening by the performance of a wedding for his eldest Miss who was married by Pres Elder Woodto Warren son of of Miss Pitcher supported by two charming Miss and Mfss who have been as sociated with her upon the staff of the Cardston Several pleasing musical numbers were rendered by Mies accompanied by Miss Sykes at the There was a delicious wedding sup per served to the among whom were Rhoda Lamb and wife of Raymond and Jacobs and Only the near est relatives of the contracting par tiea were The cloud to hide the sun1 shine of complete happiness was the illness of the brides Nellie who has been confin ed to her bed for a week or more j and who is etlll in very poor j These young people are both wide1 ly and favorably known in this dls trict and a host of friends will extend j them heartiest I At the home of tho brides j and there wan a quiet wedding on Friday evening Edward Wood perform ing the The eldest Miss who has been employed at Calgary as stenographer for a year was married to of the last named city and the young people will reside there tor tho Miss Thorpe la weU known in Card ston and many friends will bo pleased to wish the young couplo a most joy ous voyage oer lifes troubled A Valuable Some two or throe years back the friends of a certain farmer of Hill Spring woro congratulating him and his good wife upon the advent of twin a boy and a These j same friends are again extending j hearty congratulations and paying that more such families would help to offset the war wante of human July the second pair of twins a girl and a Mother and children are doing re markably well under the care of B Btacpoolo and Lay at whose home and Nielsen are now There should be a bounty or a bonus of some kind to the mothers of large when they come in LydJa Brown who has been at the Van Haarlem Leth uuder the care of Campbell for a week past is reported today as Scott with his was down to ace the patient this Camparatively few people have been aware of the serious illness of a host of friends will look anxiously for her Brown isiwlgolll at the home while his Wlnona hae just been re turned to the family residence from DOUBLE STRENGTH JAPANESE ARMY July for perfecting the national defenses of Japan were decided upon and a plan for cooperation between the army and the navy was adopted by the council of Field and held recently In a dispatch to the from Toklo under date of July The It will comprise 21 corps with two to the corps three to the The changes will not necessarily ba effective Immediately The Times computes that the new measures will double the strength of tne Japanese INSURANCE BE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS HOT WEATHER INSURE NOW There is no saving In Only reliable companies repre Gibbons Company 1191 Balmoral Block HAIL Experience 1917 THERE WAS PAID FOR HAIL I INSURANCE IN SASKATCHEWAN ALBER TA HAIL IN8URI ANCE LOSSES TOTALLED EVERY LINE COMI PANV PAID ITS LOSSES IN SINCE TION THE BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE COMPANY PAID OVER IN Doesnt this appeal to you a good reason why you In sure with British AmerleaT Be safe rat than and now by letter or telephone NeUon and Company 41i Fifth Street t ;