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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HR^ALD MONDAY. JULY 8, XLbc ^ctbbri^flc, Hlberta �I: DAILY AND WCRKLY _ Proprietors and Publlshsm THI LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED n (th Street South, Lethbrldg* W. A, Buchar.an President and Managlns Director John Tonanco   Buslners MRoaxer T2LF.PH0NE3 Bnslnesi Otflce .............. 125S BdUor:}al Ottic* .............. 1224 Subicrlptlon Raters DallT, delivered,-per week......10 Dally, delivered, per year .....J6.00 Dally, by mall, por year ......J4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....S1.50 Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S..$2.00 Datei of expiry of subscrlttions ks-tear dally on address label. Accept-aaca of papers .'.ftc. eipimtivn nato ii our authority to continue the sub �crIpUoD. hibll'.ly that a pipe lino will bo laid front the Wyoming fields to Sweet Grass In the future when the demands of the oil trade in Alberta increase, and a refining station located thoro. The city council w.ia not over-cour-teoiis when dealing with the Tmporial Oil Co. for an extension of the public utilltios to the preaeut coiiipnny's plant hero when extensions wore con-.sldcred. Wo ask again, are wo iwlr.K-iiig to the other o.xtrenio in tlie ju.it-ter of securing new industries? T -* PICKED UPJNj* PASSING 'f^THE BUSY MAN THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR, A new offensive is believed to be under consideration by the Germaaa and Austrians against the Itallins. It Is reported that large concentrations are taking pir.ce There Is little activity at present  on the western front. The probability of Russia again be-. coming a factor In tlie war on the allied aide, or at least as a sufficient menace to Germany to keep a large ; German army busy, is now looming I up. The assassination of the Gor-! man minister to Russia may be the spark to the powder of another revolution, this time against the ruthless German invader. THE REGENT B.C. BYE-ELECTION. The recent election of a returned soldier in Victoria over the Liberal, ConDcrratlve and Socialist candidates by a two to one vote causes the Vancouver World to remark that the election of Mr. Giolma is significant. It ought to prove (for It Is not an isolated case) the utier futility of the ordinary party appeal. The partizan arguments may be time-honored, but they are woefully time-worn. The great organization built up by Mr. Bowser has vanished overnight with his fall from power. Etbu the prestige of being in the saddle is powerless to help the Liberals, who have losl every bye-election where the people 'had a chance to make a selection outside party affiliations. This was inevitable. For years the party leaders in British Columbia harped on old shibboleths when the aspirations and purposes of the people �were seeking more intelligent leadership and expression. It required but the clarifying Influences of a great �war, -n-ith its tragedies "and problems to complete the Impatience of the electors with the petty methods and materialistic appeals which passed so long tn this province for high politics. Asd -wltli the extension of the franchise to �women the old alignments eeems to have been entirely Tiped out There need be no fear of the outcome, continiieii The World. The returned^ soldier Ifi a citizen, with new, and perhaps too many, novel ido?.s on many things. In leglslatdon he may be Tad leal, perhaps extreme. But some fundamentals he has grasped firmly, and the men who have risked their lives, and hiTo broken their bodies to deifend th!a la�id may be safely trusted not to endanger that for v.-hlch they suffered so much by destructive courses In Parliament. In any event tliey can s.carcely make more ghastly failures than some of our profes-�ional politicians. ARE WE MISSINO OPPORTUNITIES? Can It �'bo that �we in Lefthbrldge, after a period when we were �willing to spend $6,000 a year for the servlcof of an expert to secure for us new Industries, are now swinging too far to the other extreme and overlooking portimltlee In 'this direction -which Vifi should grasp? We ask this question because of a Mat yi� have received that, had the ilty put forth any effort at all, the Itnperlal Oil Co. �would have chosen Lethbridge Instead of Sweeb Grass as tbe location of the million gallon tankage to be erected In the southern part of the province for the storing Of a BirffJclent supply of oil to meet the demand. Lothbrldge Is not very far from Sweet Grass and trainloads of tank c�T> can 'be cleared here just as �well as alt Sweet Grass. Qesldes we have immeneely bettor; railway facllies, Which vk-ould have been a big.factor In our favor. And being fight ia the middle of the market for the oomthot 4lty, we would have fceen in 'a better pooltJon �wheb: e^^dsloHs are oontem plated than Sweet..(i^rass cai) ever be It to dUite .within Sb'e bounds of i^s- WHERE WILL U.S. SOLDIERS "BLIGHTY"? Where arc the soldiort' of X'ncle Snni Koiiig to have their "blighty"? Witli a million of them tn France, of whom a quarter of a million are now in the tighllns llnc-3. the question Is one which is cau-^lng some thought across tJio line and across tho water. For "blighty" hns ooiuo to mean sonic- | thing to a soUiler. It means iionio I and rest to tlic Tommy and the I'oliu. and oven to Canadian soldiers, though they are thousands of mile.^ from home, it means something tor Great Britain is mother to them, and either j they, or some of their close pals, havo | homes or relatives in tho Itrltlsh Isles to whom they can go when it comes �blighty" to them. Rut tho American .soldier is in a different fix. wniat's to be done with him to cheer him up in "blighty." The Boston Transcript has been thinking c.bout it and is ready to accept a suggestion put forward by the mayor of Worcester, England. Here's what it says: The Mayor of Worcester, England. His Honor-perhaps we should call him � His Worship-Arthur Carlton, has come forward in the English press with a suggestion of international Interest. It is that English. Scotch and Irish cities should "adopt" American cities for the purpose of affording hospitality and Assistance to American soldiers who are over on the other Bide, either in the field or sojourning In the Bri'Ush Isles. For one thing, according to Mayor Carlton's proposition, the adopting city would become responsible for tho care or entertainment during the con\'Tilescence of all sick men from the particular town or ctty which It had taken under its wing. If a man, for Instance, from Worcester, Mass., were conralesclng In England, he would naturally go to Worcester, England, which would be tho adopting city in that case, and there he would hospitably and cheerfully bo passed from hand to hand and from house to house. It would, according to Mr. Carlton, be a pledge of relationship, or, as he says, would "mako Anglo-American brotherhood something more than a figure of after-dinner speech." Our boys in the service might well hope that some such plan may be carried out. They see the Tommies dodging back to "blighty" for a week or more to rest or recuperate, and the poilus going home to all parts of France on "permission." Some of the Americans, to be sure, are f urloughed to Aix-les-Balns-thou^ many of those who have been longest in France have never had any furlough at all. But -when they go to Aix they find their welcome professional and perfunctory, or at the best official, it is not like going home. Yet the Englishman and the Frenchman go home. It Is an advantage 'that they possess through propinquity. What a blessing if the American soldiers, like John Dowey In the play, could find a cordial adopted home in "blighty"! As the English feel very cordial towards us, it Is quite po?aible that the Worcester plan will be carried out. Mayor Carlton, besides mentioning the name of his own town in connection -with Worcester, Macs., names the two Bostons, the two Bxetersi, the two Baths, the two New Havens, the two Portlands, the two Bangors, and so on. This adoption of towns of the same name may be ai\,excellent plan in some oaBes, but it would prove embarrassing in others. Worcester in England might conceivably adopt Worcester in Massachusetts, which has little more than double its own population; but could little Boston In Lincoljishlre take care of Boston In MassachusettB, 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 Yorktowns of the forty-eight States? On the other hand, mighty London would be but WIghtly taxed- In the entertainment of New London, Conn. Mr. Carlton hlmeelf augges^ts that a balance would have ito be found An this matter; that London would have to adopt New York, Manchester Chicago, Liverpool Philadelphia, and Sheffield Pittsburgh-an assignment evidently based on a supposed similarity of sympathy in cities of similar induatrles. But there would really bo a reason for ithe matching of Bnglish cities �with those of the same name In New Ehigland, at least, for many of our towns wore settled by people from the town of 'the same name in Old England, and tho Identical patronymics, betraying old relationship, are found in both. At all events there Is distinctly a brotherly suggestion in tho idea of the Mayor of Worcester, and thousands of Americans besides those of the flourishing city �which is the heart of our Common wealth will thank him for it. Robert F. Hay. woll known business man of Winnipeg, is dead. Major J. Beam, of Sandy Covo, Out-Is believed to have been lost on Lake Slmcoo in a gale. n. C. Road, sales manager of tho Do I.rfival Company of Peterboro, passed away suddenly at Niugr.ra Falls. For several weeks now there has not been .iny wheat available In Canada for export to Europe. On and after Monday, .Tuly 15. a haircut In Winnipeg will cost 50 cents and a shave 2a cents. Frr.ncla R. Murray, well known Victoria city detective has been appointed to be inspector of tho provincial police. Thomas. E. Donnelly, Chicago, has been appointed chief of the pai>er pulp section of tho �war industries board. Sergt. ,1. D. Burnet, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Burnet of Cobourg, has btiien awarded tho Distinguished Conduct Medal. Major W. P. Wilgar, D.S.O., of Ottawa, has been raised to the rank of Lleut.-Colonel in the Canadian Engineers now in France. Among the patriots who have gone with the Polish army to France is SIgmund Ivanowskl, the Polish artist of New York. Dr. J. C. Miller, of E(f?nonton, has declined the chair of technical education in tho University of Minnesota. hlch was offered him a few weeks ago. The Carter-Halls-Aldlnger Co. has secured the contract for ?25,000 to make alterations and additions to the Canada Flour Mills Co., St. Boniface. Mrs. P. E. Hunter has been appointed matron of the Great War Next of Kin Association Hffmo at Edmonton for soldiers' children. Rev. D. N. McLachlan, p?.stor of King Memorial Presbyterian Church, Elmwood, Man., has declined a call from the first Presbyterian Church of South Orange, New Jersey. John A. Mitchell, editor of Life, ied '.it his summer home at Bridge-field, Conn., following a stroke of apoplexy. He had been editor of the magazine for about thirty-six years. As the result of an .lutomobile accident at Coliingwood, Norman Lono-way, aged 33, is dead and his companion In the car, George MacDonald, is lying in the hospital in a serious-condition. Completely exonerating the Winnipeg police force from affording any protection to the denizens of the underworld. Judge Prendergast gave his decision on the famous "Fanny Cooper" probe. John Wanamaker's first Bible cost him 12.75, and he bought it on installments. He told about ft the other day at the annual meeting of tho business men's war council of the Pocket Testament league, held in his store. Sergt. Geo. Slingeby, of Windsor, serving with the British Engineers at the front, has been awarded a military cross for destroying a bridge In face of heavy anlljery fire, thus hindering the German advance on Amiens. The resignation of Mrs. Halght as president'of the Women's Grain Growers' Association of Saskatchewan, was announced. Sho is sncceeded by .Mrd. J. E. Flatt, of Tantallon, Illness in her family is given as tho reason of Mrs. Haight's resignation. Three negro soldiers, convicted by court martial of "assaulting nnd outraging" a 17-year-old white girl , on the cantonment grounds on the night of May 24, at Camp Dodse, Iowa, were hanged with virtually the entire division witnessing the execution. Louis W. Hill, chairman of the ex-ecutivo board of the Great Northe/n Railway -was elected president of the road at a meeting of tho board of directors. Mr. Hill succeeds President W. P. Kenney, who recently was made federal uianagcr. Mike Podolchuk, of Winnifog, the 1-1-year-old boy, who was charged with tho murder of Louis Marcle, at Mile 94 on tho Greater Winnipeg Water District Railway Lino, one June 4, was convicted on a charge of .manslaughter with a strong recommendation for mercy. ATgentlno flag must not he used as a protection through tho war zone lor vessels leaving tho Argoutino merchant marine. This action prevents a repetition of the crisis which ensued when the steamer Minlstrt Irrlndo was sunk In tho Medltorn-.nean Jan. 20, 191S, after having been sold to tho French. An administration bill authorization issuasico of eight billion dolUirs additional in Liberty bonds nnd providing an additional $1,500,000,000 for loans to the nllios, rocontly passed by the house, Avas p.n6scd by tho senate v,'ith-out amondraont or roll call. It now goes to President Wilson. Miss F. L. Stevenson, who is secre-tarv to Premier Lloyd George. Is h pretty, fair-haired Scottish girl, who began her career as governess at a boarding school. Credit for tho prJmo minister's book of war speeches, "The Great Crusaido," is due to .Miss Stevenson, whose Idea it was to collect the speeches and who acted as editor of the book. Miss Jeanelte Rankin, reprosonta-tlvo from Montana, announced she will bo a candidate for tho Republican nomination to be held to succeed Senator Walsh; who will run for reelection in November. The nominating primaries will be held August 27, and Miss Rankin said at present there Is no other. Repu"blican candidate. After 25 years In the provincial service. Government Agent Jk E. .Hooson, at Alberul, has been dismissed and his place given to Arthur G. Freeze, who has been in the service for the past five years. Changes In the government agent's offices have also been made, "whereby the government agent Jarvis. has beem dismissed. Other members of that office are also slated for removal, it is said. Mrs. Bob FItzsimmons. widow of the late pugilist, has become a Salvation Army "lassie." Mrs. FItzsimmons spent many years on the stage and was the fourth wife of "Lanky Bob." The former champion Joined tho Salvation Army shortly before his death, in October,_,1917, and was engaged in rescue work. Mrs. FItzsimmons will tiike up the work which will eventually take her to the .war zone. Robert Dunbar, farmer of North Portal, was nominated by the Estevan Liberals to contest the seat rendered vacant by the resignation of Hon. George Bell, who was recently appointed chairman of. tho local government board. He wUl be opposed by Gunner Bryce, a returned soldier and farmer, who has been nominated by the Unionists to contest the seat of Estevan for the provincial legislature. The Winnipeg Tribune says It learns from the GoveVnor of the Provincial Jail that former' Major G. H. Welsby has applied- to Ottawa for release from jail on parole, and states that he can make a statement which �n-iU "rip up the militia system from Halifax to Vah-couver." Welsby la serving a 23-nionth3' term in Jail for embezzling of funds entrusted to his keeping in his former capacity of paymaster for Military District No. 10. The militia department issued a list of names of the successful candidates in the examinations for entrance to the Royal Military College. The results show that 97 candidates passed, 34 failed, and one is writing on tho papers in England. The following were tho successful candidates In Western Canada: Hlfh S. Bostock, .Monte Creek. B.C.; James C. Byron, j Vancouver; Philip A. Dumoulin, Kel-' owna, B.C.; Wynyard Gray Evans, 'Lelhbridge; Charles H. H. Hamilton, Xelfion, B.C.; David C. Jones, Victoria; R. L. MacKonzle, Vancouver. In an editorial dealing with the birthday honors, the London Star asks why should Groat Britain lag behind Canada and the United States In decrying hereditary honors. "If we had our v,-ay," says The Star, "we should stop the bombardment of decent citizens with titles 'for the duration", and wo should confine the bestowal of medals and ribbons to the men who fight and die. There aro hundreds of thousands of heroes on the battlefield.'? wlioso names are unknown, and wo arc thinking of thorn and not of army contractors who get Baronetcies for making shells. Tho man who stays at home ought to serve his country without a handle to his name. Even a brazen company pro-motor might bn ashamed to bo seen under tho shower bath of snobs while the young men of England aro dying in Franco and Flanders." The Grain Growers' Guide, issues an anniversary number this week, from its handsome new offices in Winnipeg, in celebration of the tenth anniversary of its establishment. Tho new building In which tho Guide is published is a handsome two-storey structure, owned entirely by the farmers, and is typical of the growth of the Guide and of the influential farm or|[anl�8tloaii of tJie Woat. ------- A new Industry is being start'Od at Niagara Pails, Ont., for tho .manufacture of collapslblo fruit baskets, borry crates and egg crates, with now patent fillers. As a result of the sending a sample to England, the firm received an order for two million baskets. ^ Dr. George R. Plrfe, formerly of Calgary, is superintendent of the children's hospital in London in which Princess Mary, daughter of tho king and queen Is sorvlng as a probationer. News to this effect has been received from llio Old Country where Dr. Plrle has been resident for about fIvo years. Tho Argentine Government has refused to permit tho Argentino steam-ors Llberlad and Indopondencla, which were recently sold to France, to use the Argentine flag on their voyage from Buenos Ayrea to a French port. It waa ruled that the {/r^'^TjCSL. .-^.f^ ^y'.-t--, ^/r-^.A '^//'^�^ . / -fl:^ "CAUGHT WITH THE GOODS" Shame, Fear, Deceit and a Guilty conscience all come wrapped up in tHe mail order package. We should never be ashamed to look a neighbor in the face. In a community like ours, all are neighbors and friends, working together. Our interests are common. We are all in Business together. Our business is home town development. Unlike the overcrowded city, our community has a soul. We tamper with our community-Soul whenever we boycott home interests. Then let us keep our conscience clear, let us Live that we can at any time look our neighbors in the face, knowing that no action of ours is holding back the progress of our home town. mm ITS A little seal brown colored toy opaniol, weighing about two pounds, is the richest dng 1^ Brnttleboro and possibly in Vermont. This dog is the last survivor of an original family of fifteen. Miss Nkiry Francis, whose father. P. 11. Francia, at one time owned tho water euro building on Elliott stree't, was of rather e,n cccontric disposition. Sho firHt iiiarrlod a Mr. Duc-los, then a Mr. Snciw, and at tho time of her death owned fifteen dogs. When her win was probated it was found that about $10,000 was left for the care of those dogs as long as thoy lived. The win efipoclnlly provided that "tho Income and so much of the principle as may bo noednri be used for the comfortable aupiuiit and caro during life of 'fifteen doKa owned by me or tho survivors or survivor of them." Tho nu)noy was left In trust with two fllHiers, unmarried. v;Uq wS''o cliarged with the care and custody of the dogs and who are to bo,|he beneflplarloB of all that was loft ot the, trust wlien tho last dog died (From Our Own Correapondentl Cardston, July 5.-Most of the Card-ston citizens spent Dominion Day at the Waterton Lakes this year. The town was deserted and the Oddfellows with their friends motored to the mountains. There were over two hundred cars from the Cardston district, besides a number from Leth-brldge, Macleod and Plncher Creek. At the forenoon sporfcs there were two baseball games, Raymond and Plncher Creek trying conclusions. Foot races, bucking contest and horse races made up the fun for tho afternoon, while those who remained for the evening could participate in the big dance, should they so desire. The crowd at the afternoon sports numbered around fifteen hundred people. Boating was enjoyed by a 'large number and the motor launches made numerous trips up the lake to the U. S. side in the Glacier National Park. It was a big day and thoroughly en-Joyed by all who took the trip. Cardston Day. July 2nd commemorates tho town's birthday-it being the six'teenth anniversary of its incorporation. A lilg salute was tired at sunrise by Messrs. E. G. Hudson and Jas. Leadbetter. Tho automobile parade, headed by the mayor, W. E. Pitcher, gathered up all tho youngsters and tho aged, and after a nice spin brought them 'to the school auditorium. 'The prize for the best docorated car went to Mrs. Sykes. Program. At the Insldo program, the school ohildron, under tilie direction of Prof.' Jos. Banner gave very creditably a patriotic song' "O Canada." and the Rev. Mr. Kellock offered tho invocation. Speeches by Mayor Pitcher, who welcomed all the citizens, by Z. W. Jacobs, on the topic, "Our Men iln IChakI," by Martin Woolf, M.P.P., on "The Empire-Canada at War," by Mr. E. N. Barker concerning our ally, "The U.S. In the War," and by Mrs. C. B. Snow, who treated of "Cardston Reminiscences," were interspersed with musical selections. Prof. Banner rendering a piano solo, "Mod-ley National Airs", Mr. A. Q,, Cure a vocal solo entitled "Tho Veteran," and Mr. John Walker a tenor solo, "Never Push a Follow When He is Going Dpwn the Hill." A 'tableau vlvant, "Bagging Militarism," was well and originally put on under the direction of Mr. J. Y. Card. Mr. H; D. Folaon Impersonated the Kaiser and his crueltle.^, while Mrs, Grace B'jtridge was tho sorrowing motlher pleiading Jar her ohild about to be killed by tho kulturod Kaiser. "Our Doya" come to the ros-cue Just in timo wi'Ut guns galore and stopped tho slaying of tho Innocont. Mr. and Mrs. John Shater with tlielr three little ones, suitably reproaontod "Peace" as we wish It-the family un disturbed. In the afternoon races ifor tiho boys and girls from 14 to 10 yodi's- five events for each, relay race^ carry (aces, egg race, for girls oal/, ||k ^i^ war for boys ond girls under fifteen years of age, with a big baseball game for finish mode up tho day. Tho war picturo "Over the Top," drew a big crowd at tho Palace Theatre 'for the evening. A few parties spent the- day at the Glacier National Park and all reported an excellent day's outing. Weddlncs- The 4th of Jul., will always be a gala day at the home of Mayor W. E. Pitcher, as it v/as duly celebrated last evening by the performance of a wedding for his oldest daughter, Mls'3 SuiS'fe, who was married by Pres-Elder J. Wood'to Mr. Warren L. Smith, son of Mr. W. G. Smith, of Leavltt. Jliss Pitcher was supported by two charming bridesmaids. Miss Sykes and Miss Bisette, who have been associated with her upon tho staff of the Cardston school. Seversil pleasing musical numbors were rendered by Miss Bisette, accompanied by Miss Sykes at the piano. There was a delicious wedding -supper served to the guests, among whom were Mr. H. L. HInman, Bp. T. Wm. Duce. Mrs. Rhoda HInman, Mr. Wm. Lamb and wife of Raymond and Mr. Z. W. Jacobs and wife. Only the nearest relatives of the contracting parties were present. The only, cloud to hide tho 'sunshine of complete happiness was tho illness of tho bride's mother, Mrs. Nellie Pitcher, who has been confined to her bml for a week or more \ and who is still in very poor health: j These young people aro both wide-'. ly and favorably known In this district and a host of friends will extend them heartiest congratulations. At tho home of tho bride's parents, I Mr, and Mrs. Wm. Thorpe, there wart | a quiet wedding on Friday evenlns last. Pres. Edward J, Wood performing tho ceremony. The eldest daughter. Miss Janette, who has boon employed at Calgary as ^ sten'ogrfvphor 'for a yecr past, was) married to Mr. W. E. Rao, ot the last named city and tho young people will reside there for tho piosent. Miss Thorpe Is well known In Cardston aiid many friends will be pleased to wish the young coupln a most Joyous voyage o'er life's 'trouble^ sea. A Valuabia Addition. Some two or throe years hack the friends of a certain farmer of Hill Spring woro congratulating him nnd his good wife upon tlie advent of twin babies, a boy and a girl. Theso same friends aro aga.ln extending hearty congratulations and saying that more mioh famlliea would help to offset tte war wante of human lives, Yeatorday, July 4th, tho second palrot twins arrived, a girl and a boy. Mother and OlVildrcn are doing remarkably well under the care of Dr. H. B. Stacpoolo and Mrs. Jas. Layton, at whose home Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Nielsen are now sojourning. There should be a provincial bounty or a bonu'3 of some kind to the mothers of large tamlllos-especially when they come In pairs, Mrs, Lyd)a J, Brown who has boon at the Van Haarlem Hospital, Loth-brhlRO, under the care of Dr. P. M. Oa-mpbell for a week pa&t la reported to-day as improving. Dr. Scott B. Drown, with his slater, Mrs. N., W. Touuor, was dOAvn to see tho patient this woek. Camparatlvoly few people have been aware of the serious lllneea of Mrs. Brown, nnd a host ot friends win look' anxiously for her recovery. Mr. H. M, Drown Isi also -111 at the homo hero, while his daughter, Mrs. Winona . Wllkinia, has just been relumed to tho family rosldeneo from lofiAJ liospltal hr^ ~ DOUBLE STRENGTH JAPANESE ARMY London, July 8,-Measures for perfecting the national defenses of Japan were decided upon and a plan for co-operation between the army and the navy was adopted by the council of Field Marshals and Admirals held recently In Japan, says a dispatch to the Times from Tokio under date of July 1. The army, It is stated, will comprise 21 corps with two divisions to the corps and three regiments to the division. The changes will not necessarily ba effective immediately. The Times computes that the new measures will doubis the strength of tTie Japanese army. HAIL INSURANCE BE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS HOT WEATHER INSURE NOW There is no saving In delay. Only reliable companies represented. R.V. Gibbons & Company Phone 1191 Balmoral Block HAIL Experience 1917 THERE WAS PAID PGR HAIL INSURANCE IN MANITOBA, SASKATCHEWAN A ALBERTA $4,384300.61. HAIL INSURANCE LOSSES TOTALLED �7,< 493,347.18. EVERY LINE QOM-PANV PAID ITS LOSSES IN FULL. SINCE .INCORPORATION THE BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE COMPANY HASi PAID OVER 940,000,000.00 IN LOSSES. Doesn't this appsal to you a good reason why you should Insure with British AmerleaT Be safe ratter than aorry and apply now by letter or telephont to- ' ��� � ^' ' � W.F.N^oii and Cdmpin^ 4rf|; Fifth StVfot BoutK,  �;Lojhbrldj�o-. V<;.Alport* T ;