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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LF.THBIXIDCVE DAtt.TT HERALD TUESDAY, JULY 10, 1017 letbbrfbge Deralo 3 A I LY AND W E E K L.Y Provincial bonds aro ottered to Aa iiubllc to yield Adii broker's coiuoiksloris, ray nl management Provision (or reserves of Dicmey 7 T W. ibe government leiuls] this mo bey lo iho tarruor ai l' uor' Subscription Rales: tout., iheru is a net loss to ihe pro- Dally, delivered per week......10 vlnco ol per per annum. Hut Dally, delivered' per year {the government has promised Dally, by mail, per year.........si.ooUanuer borrower a dividend on Us by mail per These sharss liavo been sub- UP IN PASSING not suitable for auto racing caused Another blow at caprice and vaully an N C O's must If not qualified (or tiit accJJect. They recoujmended J was that tho authorities discourage such racing for coruuctUfou purposes until the necessary have been made. Flo Duncan Mitchell, a well known football player, has boon awarded tUo Military Medal. JYeekly, bj- mall, per year lo U.S.. S2.03 TELEPHONES Business Ofb.ce 1-52 Editorial Office W. A. Suchanan President and Director John Torranco Business Manager by borrowers added Uie subscription lo tho Amount icf tht-ir !c-ns an-J consequently a.-e C fur ih- stork they hold. A Jivldt-nd ot C per cent, rcprosects only a return of the FUUI'S paul for iniertsi. TersiEtent luu.utry has fan- cJ (o discover any source from which Ciiriiiass can be made available for dividend purposes. Vi'hal becomes therefore, of tho provincial treasurer's thai these shares vvuuld of o( a value of ,-fcaUo llielr par pear daily on adJross lalMjl. Accept- ance of papers after expiration data tb cur authority to continue Uio sub- scription. Your King and Counlry Need You Right Now! value by the date of iJie maturity of Ihe loan, or of ihe statement luide by ihe Manlioba Free Press ihat the as- sociation vroiiij. be- allo lo pay a di- vidend ot 10 per real, per nanum or teller? The issue of Manitoba bonds above referred lo Is a direct liability to the province. Securities issued by the Farm Losns assoi-.'alioo with. Ihe guarantee of the province will not sell as high as the province's own THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Thn Russian offensive speeding j bonds. Tbav the author of the farm now al a grealer pace ttan biilierto 1oans Plan "allied that the scheme wns nol self-suppor Ins s c ear v In- reached, is rapidly enveloping lhc diralcd lhc 0J 51Qi000 Lemberg defences, and wilhiu the past the leglslallon to meet Lhe few days seven villages and a great (deficit for tho ypar operating. nmount of-war material has been eranl will tured from the Teutonic fcrces. Lem-' nnd mvsl bfl once In the hands of tbe Rus- tians again, will open the way to the capture of more Important places vrere all but within their hands In the earlier days of the war when iha first olfensive of (he Russians car- ried Ihem through Gallcia and into Ifungary. While the latest German air raid on England has roused indignation never before known, and a demand for re- prisals that Is more insist- entT Lhc Frencb announce Ihe suc- cess, of. i r. reprisal raid over Ger- man territory In -which it appears that t damage Tras done to the Krupp works al Kssen, and thai fires were etartcd In places in olher towns, French raid, while con- diicied as a reprisal, was more in Ihe caluVe of a militarr accomplishment BE verj1, few eyea according to the Qcrman. report of the raid, were lulled or injured, and places ol mill- lary inrnjortance-only were attacfced. an annual one increased. For instance, should the government find itself compelled lo undertake the supply of Ihe entire mortgage needs ot the farmers of lhc province of Manitoba (estimated at al the present tho taxpayers of the province will have lo put their hands In (heir pockels for ao. annual contribution of to meet the demand of the farmers for 6 per demand inconsistent with economic laws. -Mr. Tomlinson replied as follows: The Manitoba Farm Loans associa- tion has heen doinij business nearly sis weeks, and In thai time fornnlj application for loans have been re- The newest thing- in tp.g days was tbe selling of matches ou -the recent I.aiup Day iu f-ondon. for tuo Scot- tish Women's hospitals, .Donald McLcod, c well known IDIII- IUK mil] of B. C., was killed in ilio N'ortlicrn railway yards at Van- couver, His mother, aged S3, Is liv- ias nt Pcaco Hivcr, Alta. Ucut. MAlrolm Douglas, ol Wood- stock, wbo home somo mouths ago, has received an spjioLnlmeni ns adjutant In iho lloyal Flying corps. 1'romter Arsenaulc will ha opposed in the by-clcctlon In the Ihlrd district of Prince Rdwurd on tbe 25th Instaul by I. H. Delaynev of Well las- Ion. First Daplisl church, Syracuse, N'.Y., recently erected a building, on the three upper floors ol which a church hotel for mca is operated. At a patriotic meeting in Xew York, at which Secretary ot War Baker, the principal speaker. Hcd Fox James, a Dlackfoot Indian, pleaded that liis race be given n place hi tho war. Prices of staple groceries in Van- couver have increased by fifty per cent, during the first six months 01 this year, according to an estimate made from figures supplied to' the Vancouver Sun. CnrisUdeJphlans In various parts of Canada have petitioner! parliament [or exemption from compulsory scr vice under tne provision of Lhc uilli ceived amounting to nearly quarters ol a million dollars. Arrangements have been WELCOME TO CALGARY AUTOMOBILE CLUB. welcome to Lethbrldgc today the Calgary Automobile club party will be our guests for a few fcoars, '_ ETC glad they are taking the ypporlunity to rlsit our prosperous city and district, but we are more concerned because It gives the auto otrners ot the two dlies an opppor- Innily 'of" discussing road coiidlUons fn Southern'Alberta. ,Anto clots have it In their power IQ accomplish a great deal along the lines of their endeavor. Friendly Tislls such, as Calgary is making us today will help along the good work. (THE COST OF GOVERNMENT f ARM LOAN MONEY, .Some of Uie loan cornpanlsa operat- ing In Western Canada have been active recently in endeavoring to create a. suspicion of lhc, farm loao plan of tho provincial government? of the prairie provinces. It Is true that most of tho .strong companies have Intimated their desire to co Operate but other concerns have nol been aback in dashing cold water on fhe scheme at every turn. -Whether A. L. Croaaln, past preal- ml of the WiDnipeg hoard of Irado, connected In any way any company we do not know, bul recent .article.In Ihe Monetary iTlmea he asks the question, "Can per cent, money be loaned al Vlr pet He then proceeds to' vrhereby tic sum of a million and a quarter dollars is Immediately avail- able for loaning at a cost 10 the gov- ernment or the association of slightly less than per cent. The issue and sale ol 5 per cent, bonds made by Ihe province a short time ago had absolutely nothlng to do with the financing of the association. The grant of made by the government, to he used for purposes of organization, is being expended in fitting up and furnishing offices, ad- vertising, printing, procuring hoots and stationery, short, provid- ing the machinery for doing business. The of loan .companies shows thai Ihe acn.ua! cost of carry- ins on-business has been less than Ihree-qnarters of 1 per cent per an uum of tho invested fund (Lot Lhe 1 per cenL as stated by -Mr. The experience of rural credit or farm loans associations In different countries shows .lhat Lhe cost of ad- ministration or operation has been from one-quarter to one-half of l per cent, of Ihe' Invested fund, the ma- jority nearer the quarter than Lhe half. The great Landschalt system of Germany. Ihe parent of all agricul- tural organizations, is operated at a cost of 15-100 of 1 per cent., which, is approximately'1-7" of cent. An IlusLrative comparison of one ot these' associations and one ot lhc local loan companies of tbls city would be lliat.'qt Ealon'a to one of (he slo'res nest "door; and any ma.n wiin vision can Eee Lhat the Manitoba Farm Loans association will bo the Eaton's cl the loan business in this province. The association will not need to ask (or any further grants from lhc government so lhat the pockets of Ibo taxpayer are.perfectly safe from any rurllier depredations, but 1 have no doubt a great many of them, lliosc land, will find when the tax collec- tor comes round (hat lliey have the money to pay with. Should It cnrr.fi to pass, as Mr. Crossin has said, thai IliU association be called upon lo supply ihe entire needs of the farmers of the province, which, he estimates lo be fCO.OOO.OOo' Iliac the overage rate of interest now fco.'ag paid la over 3 per cent., and Ine association Is lending r.l 6 per Hie rural taipayers will tary service bill relating lo "conscfen tlons objectors." The new parliament building al Ot three- j iawa. lo replace Lhn one destroyed fire was formally dedicated on minion Day by his excellency Ifae gov ernor-gcneral, Premier Sir Robert "dor ilen, and Sir Wilfrid Laurier, also de llverins notable addresses. made LteuL. Thos. Kowat. son of Rev. Au- rtowai; ot St. Que.. and who .wafc In bu slues s In as been killed In, actiou. TLo etght-mllfl canal counseling Sound u'lcu Lake Washington opened. .Tlila will boom Scatlle as I'ililfli- port! Dr, W. Ames, late deputy com- missioner of Saskatcheiran liquor stores, has been appointed deputy proTlucial treasurer and ZionUts In Canada, under IS years of age are to bo formed Into a sep- arate organization, called Iho Young Judcan Kcd.cra.Uou, under the aus- pices of the present body. A dispatch, from Sydney stales Ihat with the object ol stimulating rorrult- In N'ew South Wales, Sir Samuel McGauehnoy haa ID insure fivo hundred soldiers for a toial of irausiJorlailoit system botvvem entailing an outlay of faboul fifty thyu-j Canada ond Great llrltaiu, France enud dollars annually. Hmi itRiv, aud that Cannila'i ITS shoulti be eystcuiattcaly ndvcrtls- DoroUiy Mlntrhc. a Macedonian fitrl ed abroaJ, Is uified by the siiL-cial only four years in Ihls country, tr.-iile commission appolniej a year A. II. has been In charge of manual training at Nelson for a year, lias to acepl Iho position of vocational ollicer at (ue llalfour A beautiful monument will be erect- ed In some prominent square In rarls lo comnieraoialB the co-opcrattoii of American men and women In, relief work during tho war. Properly vnlucd at from which Nicholas Romanoff, form- erly emperor of Russia, enjoyed the revenues for life only, liavo been tak- en from Mm hy the provisional gov- ernment. j' Mr, anil .Mrs. Ira. Klppon, ol South Orange, XJ., liavo turned over their lino liome on Leek Island, la the Hlver SL Lawrence, to the Canadian Red Cross for use as a hos- pital. The Uritlsh 'house of commons, act- ing on the franchise reform bill or, as It fa officially known, the representa- tion of the people bill, decided by B vote of "01 lo 169 to reject lo- tlie principle of proportional represents tlou. The coroner's Jury investigating Hie death OL Fred Soigal. who was fatally injured while driving tils car at Calgary races, brought in a ver- dict that ciccEsive speed on a tract ii, I o ILIUJL, 11 11VI kJUilUIJVll IU1 when the bead harler al jappOlatmeul lu overscae furies for iho Majestic hotel, New York. IMI! m> nhe rank tbcy hold, qualify within tho j-lgus leiuiog as follows: "lo aid the months after apuoliilment, othor- iu Us polic ing fotvl, egg shampoos of conserv- used lu this shop until the war Is .over." That Bcllpn should Lc taken by tUo wise tlioy will revert to their pcrm- auent grade. Canadian ebveiiiment to lhc whn could not speak n word, lisb vhtu she cume. has come head of her class lu llcss elreet and ha? knitted pairs of socks. ccniuet inquiries overseas. school! rt0jerlck o. MaLhcsoo, editor ol thirty ltl W. J. Ccleman, ol Winnipeg, once prominent as a real t state dealer, cut bis throat with a penknife In As- Commercial Advertiser, arrested on a charge of criminal preferred on account ol P Ink bam, governor of -iiie Terri- tory of HawaP. The charge is that Walhcsoii Plnkliatn In ati edl- am ot pro-Germanism. A new order has been Issued from Winning military headquarters that sljiibolne park. Despondency headed. Whal continued ill health s given a3 the whlcb- ls 2- causc. Mr Colcmans right gldc 1? pjnkham paralysed. He may live. Mre. whoso husband was for years proprietor ol IJeer LudRO hotel, Winnipeg, died rcccnlly. The dead woman was one of the best known old Uine Chad- wick died a few months ago. W. D. Euler. president of the hoard of trade at Kifclroner, Out., resigned I following the passing of a resolution] favoilne Ihe conscription btll and tho Bordeu government in iho war cam- paign. That it would he a good thing for the Dominion ol Canada to secure a million Chlneso on a three-year con- tract for farm and mining work In Western Canada, Is the suggestion of E. A. James, formerly of the C.X.Fl. The new board of education of Chicago, awarded a contract for 40.- 000 new spelling books to tako the place of Ihe volumo thai contained! a eulogy of Lhe German emperor aiidj caused considerable agitation several j months ago. __ i Central Methodist church, declining to he crowded out oi Ihe- dor.-n-town section of the city, has, creeled a parish house, Ihe first floor rented to business nouses j Traction Engine REPAIRS We are well equipped to handle all kinds of repair work on either steam or gas tractors. Only hlflh class work leaves our shop, and we will quote you prices that are right. N1VEN BROS. '216 First Ave. S. Phsnc 1732 IIATL INSURANCE Yon can'l afford to carry your own Tho companies rep- resent cau afford lo carry it for you, hecauao HAIL INSUR- ANCE is their business. luaure today. II. (MLVIN Room 7. McDonald Block Phone 1425. Alberta INSURE NOW You cannot afford to Qamble. We have always received fair settlements promptly from Iho company we are representing. Alberla Securities Balmoral Block Lcthbrfdac rvnd the other Doors used for church and mission work. What Shall We Do For Our Crippled Soldiers By J. S. DENNIS, of ihc.CP.R. Ihow thai lhat la what Manitoba Is have between a million and a quarter and o million and ry half dollars roo us to do- He la answered in Ihe Issue, however: by A. H. Tern- secrelary of Iha Manitoba farm -Loans asgoclatlon, In .view of the fact lhal a provln- Farm Credlla acl Is among the recent IcgtBlatfftrj In Ihe province of Alberla, the critlctBm and the reply Vlll be very Infcrcsllng lo the farm- of the province, so we reproduce Jhem below. Mr. Crosstn says: The recent Issue of of Ire-year 5 per cenl. bonds ol Ihe prd- rlncc of Manitoba Is being offered to be public by bond i at a prlco yield the purchnsera per ccr.t. annum, payable half-yearly. Ob- rioualy the government pays the bond lealers a commlsfllon on the eale, irO.iieir ijocfceu each year lo lhan they would have under the old regime, As far .as thspresenl cost of money concerned, the facts are wel known to lhc executive, and arrange- raenls are being made accordingly, When the public realizea the'import ajice of mobilizing the lorcea of agrt culture to keep.our fighting men End the allies fed, end understands the important work this association h doing In encouraging, wJlh flnancla: asslalance, Iho farmers to Ihp.t end there la no doubt that tho necessary funds to.carry oik until money market coiitllLloDB change for the bfclter, be forthcoicln.g locally. Already patriotic farmers who have money to spare have placed IL al lhc disposal of (ho association, and a con In ihe Dominion house lonlly, that Ihft government's war pan Issue had cost of l per cent. be agsumed, that ihe province of Manitoba U raying per cent, lor Ila money. The ex- perience of lending companies dem- )H3trates lhat a carefully rnnDagea tompany cannot carry on business at n annual coat of Icsa lhan 1 per cent, f Us Invested fund. No prudent ompanjr could contemplate conduct- ig en Active business and neglect rovldlng out of rcvDflue pFerrc against losses. A provision f ot'l per cent, peF annum wll erUfnlj not be considered nd la Inadequate as to Intltcat fljiaaclng. -TheFC( 5Iem3 reprc snt 7 ce'nl, per.'aiinuin. To sum mlntalcr slderable sum has been received from the cllizena of Win; Wo 10 to lhc bc-lScr that the various provincial governments iad thoroughly considered Ihc sltua Hon. from every viewpoint from th co5t of raonoy to the matter of sc curlty before entering the achcmog. Mr. Crossin may believe he Is right, bul we will greatly ills appointed If the provincial govern mcr.ls, with their borrowing powe: and the machinery at hand, canno loan and lend money ID the farmer at tho rale which they havn naled. Certainly they will he aMc t lend money cheaper limn the loan companies r.ro doing. IT is Interesting and gratifying Lo note Ihe application of thought and skill wtlcb Canada Is undertaking the great problem or caring for loose of our EoTdien wan Lave received Icjurlis In tae battles sjalnst Ibe HUES. -Napoleon would change his opinion .that "Republics are ungrateful" could Ihe "Little Corporal" learn ot the plans now1 be- ing worked out for the care and re- training of OUT boys who are return- Ing crippled aud'.oialmed (rom tbe ;trenches Q[ Flanders and Belgium, so tbat they will te ablo Kgalo to taVe their places In the ranks oE wlf-sup- Eoldlers of Industry. We have only to turn back to the cE the civil war to learn the reason for Napoleon's, declaration. The maimed veterans of the Union Army srere received as heroes, ban quoted and feted, pro Tided wHh aril ficlal consignee to Ihe cliss oC public charity, and all too soon' per- mitted to drift into the almost hope- lesa bailie for a livelihood In a world that promptly forgot their heroic deeds. LIUlc wonder lhat alms bouses under the name of soldier bomea were soon found necessary In every section ol the country. Canada Is going about tbls great problem In an entirely different manner. The Military Hospitals Commission has Inaugurated tue principle thai It Is as much the duty of the State lo prepare the crippled soldier for the battles of civil lEc as It Is to provide him with the proper medical and surgical for Ma in- juries. Vocational Lralnfng even dur- ing the period of convalescence in thp hospitals, has already demonstrated homes for disabled soldiers, In Vhkfc some veterans are cared for annually. homes are pracll- tally alms houses wi'.b. Federal and tale providing the maintenance. Xo attempt was made- In establish- homes to train the maimed so thai the? could overcome Ihe handicap of their Injuries. The'losa ol an ard or limb, or an eye TV as con- sidered o[ such a pormanonl nature that Ihe patient must be cared Tor u a iiublic charge for UM balance of his life. Perhaps this Tras becanse of the; lack o' IJQ owl edge ot tbe wonders of; vocational .perhaps It waat but Ine shifting of governmental re- sponsibility. IL must, be said, course, that all disabled soldiers of Lhe Union Army did not .enter homes. There were many who fought out tiielr individual najidicap and flu-1 ally succeeded in training themselves lo fight lift's bailies, successfully. j Lei us assume that Canada laresta one-halt ol the money in so-called solUlcr homes Ihzt the United Siates did. roughly, Ja.OOO.OOO, and that sEarled out, to make these homes technical schools as well as hospitals.1 How many lines of Industry could eventually be supplied-irilh trained workers from sucli a source! Canada netds skilled farmers Lo wrest tho wealth that nature I i so abundant- ly stowed away In our prairies, or even in the farms of the older aellle- mcnta or CJuebac and Ontario, "Wbal belter.way for the stale to provide Ltiese expert farmers than to educate as many of these disabled soldiers aa show a leaning toward agriculture! There is loo much haphazard em- the wisdom of this ulan. Many men iploymcnL at the best of, times; and AiidrcTV Bonar Law said In Ihe Brl-' ish house of commons that his IPS as chancellor of the exchequer, lid not permit him to give as much imo as he would like to Ihe wort if the war cabinet. As a result, ho believed, the premier, irould have lo make an addition lo lhc war cabinet. E. Wagner, ol the hardware firm of fc' Wagner, of Assinibola, Hask, while on his ivay on a plea- iure trip by lo Glacier Part, i ilont., sustained fatal injuries from he accidental discharge of a gun I which he was getting into Ihe auto after raijing n gate. J At the regular meeting ot Lhc Win- nipeg trades and labor council, a mo- I ion adopted calling upoo the Dominion government lo provide a pension of per month foi sol- diers who have, been totally or perm- anently disabled In the war, and wl- dowa dependent children. The plant of Lhe Transcontinental Compress nompany, at Paris, Texas, with Us contents of bales of cotton, was destroyed, by fire, enlail- Ing a loss estlinaled at more than Officials of the company express the belief lhat the fire was of Incendiary origin. Afler a fcsarlng lasting only one day, chief Justice Hunter, In the su- preme court at Vancouver, set aside the Kltsllano Indian reserve award of He held Irmt ihe whole arbitration proceedings were Invalid, as the province ol British Columbia was not a party to the proceedings. A tin containing two pounds of potatoes was the birthday sent by D. Slilrrlff ol Brandon, to his son, serving wllh the Canadians In Eng- land. They were received by lhc eol- (Jler in splendid condition, but a cable t-aroo a few days later saying that the son was among the killed in action In France, SECURITY s SAFETY a SERVICE Hail Insurance Co Ts whal you have been waiting for. It Is what we have all been waiting company owned and controlled by Ihe farmers of Alberla, Organized to give uc lhc service we are entitled lo and to keep our money al home. S-cure your hall protection early by obtaining a policy (n 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 Insurants vrith, there are important things to consider- First, the financial responsibil- ity of the Company; second, their reputation for prompt and tails- factory .adjustments. Such an investigation will show the BRITISH CROWN as a leader. Don't take a chance. Let us place it (n '.he Britlsn R. V. Gibbons Co. PHONE 1191 Hail Insurance Nov; is the time ID place your hall Insurance. It will cost you no less one month hence. Your crop this year will undoubtedly he the most valuable you have ever rntsed, therefore, you fthould take no chancss. Select a reliable company. Our company has been ctoing business for over eighty years and Is thoroughly reliable, SEE US NOW Wilson Skeith GENERAL INSURANCE Office: Ground Floor, Sherlock Bldg. Phone lacked !n our office giving Immediate covering, (f necessary we can cover you by phone. Included In the Assets of Our Company are Dominion War Loan Debentures who have suffered sncb severe as lhat of an arm or a he. or ibe sight ot an eye, have been enabled through the training provided under the Commissions directions LO earn a better living lhau before they en-1 Hated (or overseas. Hut so far Canada has only worked Cut the test, as efficiency men say. [t lias been demonstrated that voca-1 .tloonl of our crippled dlera la an economic saving to lhc body their value to the ctate is greatly increased and that la 'place.'ol being public charges they can ba made Independent anrl eelf- giinporLlng. There is an InsLaleoL demand Tor a broadening of opora- howerer. The MUilary Hwpl- lalg Commisalona End the Provincial Commissions have not u yet been eblo (.0 handle all cases promptly, We nanaot blind ourselves lo Hie face that va will have a ranch large'' Dumber of charges to care lor. ihe maimed and crippled from the Canadian Army DOTT In the hoapl- 1als in France and Fog I and lo be suddenly transported to our shores we would be literally swamped wllb patients and could care for but a small percentage. This enlargement, of tbe scope of this work should nol be undertaken upon a temporary baEls. It wll! take timo to properly train these men. Some will b- more adept than olhcra. Jlut the Initial Investment required to build training Echoola aod ulll bring a big return during Ihe years to come, At the present iimo the Stales malnlalr.5 nlno National Homos disabled solJtcrs, which wsro erected al- a cost of The number tared for In homes Ja fi! disabled veterans uf lie War which more than SO years with the flood of men baring Placed simultaneously, there Is a greally Increased danger ol shoving them Into places without regard to cultabilly. Putting square pegs into round holes does not pay. Vfe must ucc brains and In forming our plana for doing tbe tx-st that can be done for and with the returning IEQ. Good people often say LO hem "Nothing Is too good for l is ?afij lo talk like that. In vague sueraliEies. but we have got lo come own to particulars and find out ID elall what (s best for the .m lor each particular man, r.lth ila Individual capacities and apll- udea, Sarcly the soldier who has risked ils life and lost bis HmL or has been ilhcrwlac dllaablcd, Ihe very iesl tbat the staie posalbly can ilm. H IB not Justice. The pj-odudlve value' of Ibej- re- rained soldlera will'be'an addition Lo our rather than a cbarga md rt HabiHty. During tho flfly years tfnce Iho :ivll War tbe United States baa paH, >ul more Lhan n billion "dollars la lo'veterans and.-their de-, No one can deny the duty ol Ihe fttftte lo provide for the dle-t ago. addition to these naNona practically each one of lu I BO Idlers. The pension la bul al paTTDtol of the debt 'In the disabled hero. The debt includes, aa well, gll possible help so that he wllh the asslslance cf his pension] and Ihe social training In suitable] tocallona, ho able lo provide as well or better for big family as ho could bave done before ho his services In defence of, thi Kmplrt. This, all other ever, merely piiln Vio lean fn ,a posi- tion to compete on.an equal He 19 In B better position to flghl ihej "Battle of Life." nut no mallerhow much the sialc helps him, IL Is up (o! hfmaolf (0 make the best ui iwe a_nd to HALF-HOLIDAY All Stores will be Closed after One o'clock on WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS During July and August, beginning Wed., July llih ;