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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, JULY 9, 1917 letbfrtfrae t>eraK> DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rntei: Hlly, delivered, per week .....' .10 >�lly, delivered per year ......$5.00 Jalty, by mail, per year.........?4.00 Weekly, by mail, per rear......$1-50 Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S..$2.00 TELEPHONES Business Office ............... 1252 manorial Ofllco ............... 1224 W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance   Business Managor Dates of expiry of sunscriptions appear dally on address label. Accopt-ince of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue tho subscription. Your King and Country Need You Right Now! ^PICKED UP IN-* PASSING" FOR ^HE BUSY MAN Samuel J. Cherry, miller for many years at Trenton, tiled in his 75th year. The government may uso the new lire- hall at llodldno Hat for a convalescent homo for returned soldiers. The total atendance at the Calgary fair this year was 110.02S. or more than last year. Dr. and Mrs. Manly Benson, Chat ham, will celebrate their golden wed ding on July f>. T. J. Dwyer, of the Alberta depart-1 Kd. lirotind and Fred MoCnwnn, of] niont of education, litis been appoint-j Prniitford. were drowned In the Grand THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Tho increasing restlessness of the German people is continually finding place in tho dispatches now, and Chancellor Von Bethmann HoIIweg's address to the Reichstag is expected to reflect tho spirit of this restlessness. Tho new spirit of tho reople of the German empire is giving rise to a movement that is driving straight toward democratization and some look upon the success of this movement as the only thing that will bring about the lasting peace sought by the rest of the world. The most extensive air raid yet attempted on England was carried out over London Saturday by a fleet of 20 German airplanes, which did considerable damage in the metropolitan area. In reprisal for this, the French yesterday undertook a raid over German territory which was more ambitious than anything yet carried out. Over SO planes took part and raided several towns and did damage to the Krupp Works at Essen. "THIS IS MERELY A MATTER OF DUTY. Calgary Auto club will bo in Leth-Taridge tomorrow evening with about 250 people in the party. They will remain all night. The lack of hotel accommodation in Lethbridge is emphasized by the fact that we have no place to put the visitors. It is very nice for them to see for themselves that Lethbridge is so busy that ordinary everyday travel keeps our hotels filled up, but that isn't going to help us do our duty as hosts and find sleeping quarters for our visitors. There is only one thing to do. The Lethbridge Auto club, with the help of the city council, the board of trade, and private citizens, must organize to meet the contingency. Private residences must be thrown open to the visitors. Probably if we take good care of them this time, they might help in the agitation to get another hotel here. Let us enlist their sympathy at any rate. cerity of his opinions when it. says: j The political perplexities today: have their origin nininly in the general election of 1911. Two distinct campaigns �were, waged by the enemies of the Lnnrler government. | The Kiiglish-speaking provinces heard j only tho loyalty cry, which took the j place of economic argument against I tho trade ngreoment with the United States, nut reciprocity was not made an issue by the government's opponents in French-speaking Canada. Mr. Bourassa found in the Naval Service Act a weapon more to his liking, and an opportunity to indulge his. inveterate hatred of Sir Wilfrid Laurier as the chief impediment to his own ambitions, and to the Nationalist movement. To profit by the situation in Quebec. Conservative leaders betray- ; ed the Canadian navy policy. Kxccpt I in the constituencies where the Kim- | lish votes were in the majority or held the balance of power, the Conservative party in that province merged itself entirely in the Nationalist propaganda. It followed Mr. BourasKa's leadership, and nbet'ed ills attempt? to inflame race reeling and I sow hatred of British connection. | Few Knglish-.speaklng Canadians j have an adequate conception of the | malice and fury of the attack? upon tho Liberal leader in his own pro-1 vliice. The Bourassas. the lllondins. | and the Sevlgnys played artfully upon I the fears and credulity of a simple j pastoral people. The habitant was told that his sons would be dragged from the plough by Laurier'* minions and forced to serve on British warships, perhaps to be disemboweled by German cannon. The cry of conscription hurled at the Naval Service Act was repelled by Sir Wilfrid Laurier with absolute sincerity. It is therefore, not r. new issue in Quebec, as in the English provinces. Sir Wilfrid Laurier has had to face it or.ee before. In estimating his present attitude, it is but simple justice to recall the assurances ho gave his compatriots when lie was commending them a great measure of co-operation with the mother country in naval defence. Ho feels, no doubt, that his honor was pledged in that campaign, and that he must escape the reproach of inconsistency if he Is to maintain the personal authority which ho hopes to exercise- for national unity in the future as in the past. In addressing recruiting meetings during the pre-! Chief William Rutherford, of Inger-1 sent war he had also pointed to as- j soil, formerly deskman at the Brant-I A Quebec firm has orders to build ships to handle freight from Cana-! dlun ports. J. II. Willard, manager of Remis | Bag Co., Winnipeg, died from pneumonia. Sir Robert Borden, premier of Can-,000 i ada. celebrated his sixty-third birth-j day recently. j Twenty deposits were lost by op-1 position candidates in the Saskat-| ! chewan election. ed inspector of schools. Miss Myrtle IJetrle, aged ID, was] drowned in the Thames river, near | Ingersoll, on '.he return trip from a' canoe outing. | Lieut. Ben McConkey. of Qnelph. of! the 1Mb battery C.F.A., has been; awarded the Military Cross for dis-| tinguished conduct at the front. river, their a pier. canoe evidently striking Capf. H. A. K. Brown, an architect I of .Medicine Hat, at tho iron! with; the Royal Engineers, has won the; Military Cross. ; Flight Lieut. L. P. "Don" Watkins, of Toronto, lias been awarded thoi .Military Cross for bringing down a' Zeppelin during a raid on Fnglantl. j John C. Moore, a farmer living near Calgary, died as the result of a fall from his horse which reared after being frightened by an automobile. 11. K. Mills, of the grain firm ol Blackburn & Mills. Winnipeg, is be ins sued for divorce by his wife. Both �- ! are prominent residents of Winnipeg, Official announcement of tho cnll-j - ing of a Liberal convention for the! Lieut. G. C. Mandrill, of tho army four provinces west of the great I service corps, a Montreal man, is re lakes, to convene in Winnipeg on! ported a prisoner. Lieut. Mandrill, August 7 and S, was made. Major Harry Folkins, paymaster of the :!Sth battalion, C.E.F., invalided! home, died at Ottawa. He was a son j of Judge H. W. Folkins, of Sussex,: N.B. j Edwin A. Axworthy. 25 years old.1 of Toronto, was drowned in '.Muskoka when ho jumped from n dock after bis boat, which drifted away and sank into deep water. i who was attached to the Hying corps was rejiorted missing in May. William DeWitt Hyde, president of Bowdoir college since 1SS5, died at Brunswick, Maine. Ho was 50 years of age and bad written a number of books on religious and sociological subjects. !dHJ surances of members of the government that there would be no conscription, and he had joined in pronouncing against it, a view which he shared at the. time, with nearly every public man in the country. Canadians opposed to his views ought to make allowance for the position in which he is placed by antecedent events. They ought also to remember with gratitude that he took liis political life in his hands six years ago in order to perform a splendid imperial service. If there are stormy times ahead, he will be a unique moderat- j this summer but plans to remain in ford police station, has been appointed chief of police of Paris, Oat., succeeding the late Chief Felker. Finn Koren, for the past seven years Norwegian consul-general for Canada, stationed in Montreal, has been transferred to Melbourne, where he will be royal consul-general for Australia and New Zealand. Announrement was made at (lie White House that President Wilson does not expect to take a vacation HAIL INSURANCE Yon can't afford to carry your own risk. The companies we represent can afford to carry it for you. because HAIL INSURANCE is their business. Insure today. II.GALYIN Room 7, McDonald Block Phone 1425. Lethbridge, Alberta ing and reconciling influence, and will be animated, as always, by the loftiest sentiments of patriotism. This month will tell whether that j potato patch is worth while or not. ! When ladies start demonstrating j automobiles mere man will just! simply have to buy. I Let's take our Calgary and Car- : mangay visitors to Henderson park : to show them our sign boards. We're ! sure it will be uplifting. I Supt. Fairfield has ma do a greet ! success of his experimental farm ex-. cursions in the past. We expect to \ see new records in attendance set up this year. Washington whether congress adjourns or not. The president may take short trips over week-ends oil the Mayflower. Traction Engine REPAIRS We are 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 WAVE IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE SHIPMENT THE FOLLOWING GRATES' 32 h.p. Reeves. ; 32 h.p. Case.-: '; '' ; ,f 30-35 h.p. Rumely. GEARS 32 h.p. Reeves, bull and clutch pinions. Master and intermediate gears. 32 h.p. Case, bull and clutch pinions. Master gears, two and four arm spider. We are now In a position to deliver castings every four days. G. KISCIIEL Lessee of tho Lethbridge Iron Work3. ARE WE PASSING UP AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEAD? As the automobile centre of South era Alberta, Lethbridge isn't proving much of a guiding light in the way of automobile club activity. We - understand there are about 70 members of the club and there must be B00 auto owners in the city. Whether auto owners just don't care, whether they think the alms of the Auto club Will serve no purpose, or whether they are all too prosperous to give their time and money to help along a good, work, The Herald could not ay. But we do know that in the hard times in 1914, the people of Lethbridge were only too glad to extend the hand of welcome to the people of the district in order to link them up With Lethbridge. And we do know adso that nothing has ever linked Lethbridge up with the surrounding district as the automobile has. Good road*, well kept and well posted, are necessary to give the automobile the chance to do, its work well. That's �where the Auto club comes in. That's the material, side of its objects. Of the social side nothing need be said. But we do say, unhesitatingly that Lethbridge must lead in auto club activity. If" we fail to lead, some other town -will annex our rightful place as tho trade centre of the south. Let us have an Auto club with 500 members, and then we can do some real work. Would it be worth while for the city to fix up a ball park, tennis courts, etc., at Henderson park? The golfers seem to be patronizing the street railway. How about extending the idea? ALLOWS MORE BEER THE ATTITUDE OF 8IR WILFRID LAURIER. While The Herald cannot agree, � with the stand taken by Sir Wilfrid Laurier on tho conscription issue, nevertheless wo bespeak for him a fair-minded hearing from the people bf Canada. Bitter'recriminations will accomplish nothing. Rather should we try to get his viewpoint that we may understand the problem of Quebec. The Toronto Globe left no doubt of its stand on conscription in op position to Sir Wilfrid, but nevortue-i�8S it expresses its belief in the sin- London, July 5.-Andrew Boiar-Law, chancellor of the exchequer, announced in the house of commons today that tho government had decided to permit the brewing during tho quarter ending September 30 next, of an additional amount of beer not exceeding thirty-three and one-third per cent, of the amount allowed for that quarter. This action, he said, was taken owing to tho greater consumption during the summer months, and the difficulties caused by shortages in large centres of population and in counties where crops are being harvested. 63,222 GERMAN PRISONERS TAKEN. Paris, July 9.-- From April 15 to June 30 tho Franco-British troops on the western front captured 03,222 prisoners, Including 1,278 officers, says an official summary of the operations issude today. The war material taken in the same period includes 509 guns, 503 trench mortars and 1,318 machine guns. INSURE NOW You cannot afford to gamble. We nave always received fair ettlemunts promptly from tho company we are representing. Alberta Securities Balmoral Block Lethbrldfle SECURITY s SAFETY :: SERVICE FarmersFire& Hail Insurance Co Is what you have been waiting for. It is what we have all b�en 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 our 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 HAIL INSURANCE In selecting a Company to place your Hall Insurance with, there are two important things to consider. First, the financial responsibility of the Company! second, their reputation for prompt and satisfactory adjuctments. Such an Investigation will show the BRITISH CROWN as a leader. Don't take a chance. Let u& place it in the British Crown. R. V. Gibbons & Co. PHONE 1191 BALMORAL BLOCK Hail I 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 bo the most valuable you have ever raised, therefore, you should take no chances. Select a reliable company. Our company has been doing buslnejs for over eighty years and is thoroughly reliable. SEE US NOW Wilson & Skvl&i GENERAL INSURANCE Office: Ground Floor, Sherlock Bldfl. Phone 1343.-Policies Issued In our office giving Immediate covering. If necessary we can cover you by phone. . * i ' Included In the Assets of Our Company are Dominion Wfr Lo�n Debentures - $130,000.00 JULY SALE Continues All This Week With New Interest Added from Every Department GREATER THAN EVER BARGAINS THAT WILL MAKE THIS THE BANNER SHOPPING WEEK OF THE SEASON. DO ALE YOUR BUYING THIS WEEK AND YOU WILL CERTAINLY SAVE MONEY. Sale of Women's Skirts Note the Big Savings All wool navy or black serge skirts. Correct styles. Some trimmed, others plain. Sizes 2,') to 30"waist band. Uegular value $0.00. A or 42 inch Plain Colored Cotton Voiles A late shipment from New York. Tho correct materials for summer dresses and blouses. Regular value GOc per yard. of| Women's White Repp Skirts. Regular #1.00. Sale Price . .. 95c Women's Black Silk Skirts. Regular $!UM). Sale Price .... 6.95 Women's Navy and Black Serge Skirts Finest heavy quality. Regular $10.00 o A A and $11.00. Sale Price ................. O.UU 40 inch Silk and Wool Crepe Dress Materials Soft draping material in Russian green, navy, taupe, alice and sky. Regular value $1.00. /�� Large Full Shaped All-Over Aprons, on sale at each . ,. . . (J5c At Half Price Women's Voile-& Muslin Dresses Dresses that soltLup to $10.00. Clearing at each ............... 5. Boys' Hats - 25e A big lot of boy's hats in linen crash and straw. For ages 2 to 12 years. Clearing at ea. 25c 45in. Black Serge, yd. $1.20 Splendid fast dye. clean medium twill. Pure wool and good weight for skirts or whole costume. Regular value $1.00 to $1.90 per yard. -i �a 40 inch Fancy Voiles, 29c Floral stripes and figures. Colors blue, hello, pink, green, tan. Also black and white and all white. Itogular values up to (JOc. .htly Clearing Sale Price .............. CVC Cotton Crepe Dress Materials ISc Regular values up to 40c. Cotton Dress Voiles and Muslins 28 inches wide. Values up to 25c. tOX-f Black Sateen Petticoats For regular $1.00 lines. g�t� July Sale Price ........................ DDC Black Tafclein Petticoats For regular $1.85 values. -| OC A tableful of Voile Waists at �.)5c White and colored muslins and voiles that sold up to $2.00 each. A tableful of Voile Waists at For lines that sold up to $3.00. Ladies' Crepe de Chene W'aists $2.!)5 For values up to $5.00. Colors, ivory, flesh, Copenhagen*navy, maize and black. o {\C July Sale Prices on Boys' Suits WTe have a very large stock of boys' clothing that must be reduced considerably before the"arrival of fall shipments. We are offering substantial reductions on every suit in the store. We have Boys' Suits as low as $3.75 and up to $12.00 Prices will be reduced on any suit you may select JULY SALE PRICES ON WINDOW DRAPER! ES&CRETONNES JULY SALE PRICES on LINENS, SHEETINGS & TOWELLINGS JULY SALE PRICES ON SILKS AND WOOL DRESS GOODS UJLY SALE PRICES ON READY TO WEAR OF EVERY KIND The Simpson Co., Ltd. Fourth Avenue South Near Post Office 4 ;