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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 13, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta � / / FRIDAY, JULY 13, 1917 THE LETHBRmOR DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEM YOUR. HOLIDAY tioed not bo Bpolled by tho tortures of sunburn If you have a box of Zam-Buk on hand. This herbal balm Is extraordinarily soothing and hoal-Ing. It quickly end a the burning sensation, draws out the soreness and prevents Wintering. Zam-Buk la equally good for mosquito and Insect bites, blisters, cuts and all akin injuries. An Immediate application of this balm will save you much' unnecessary suffering and inconvenience. Being antiseptic. Kam-Buk prevents any possibility of festering or blood-poisoning. Don't forget, therefore, when packing for your vacation, to lnclutio a box or two of Zam-Buk. For any kind of sore or skin dls-easo you will find Zam-Buk equally good. All dealers. DOc. box, 3 for �1.25. JAP OFFICERS GIVEN THE VICTORIA CROSS Vancouver, II. C, .luly 11.- News hrm been received by the Continental Daily News in a cablegram from Toklo that Commander Xchara and Chief Engineer Taltegaki of the Japanese destroyer which had a clash with Herman submarines in tho Modi terranoan, had been decorated with tho Victoria Cross. FLT. LT. DON WATKINS Another Ontario aviator has been decorated for destroying a Gorman Zeppelin. Pit. Lt. Wntkins, shot clown a Zeppelin on.tho English coast on Juno 15 for which deed he has been ^warded tho Military Cross. He is a Toronto boy. Clean to handle. Sold by nil Druggists, Grocers and General Stores* TENDERS FOR RE-CON-STRUCTION OF ROAD FROM OKOTOKS TO OIL FIELDS Sealed tenders addressed to the undersigned at P. O. Box 29S1, Calgary, and endorsed as nbovo, will bo received up to twelve o'clock noon of July 31st, 1917. Tenders must ho made out upon tho official forms to bo obtained by application to the undersigned, or to tho Provincial Inspectors of Public Works at Calgary or Lethbrldge, accompanlod by a do-posit of certified cheque for $10.00, this cheque being returnable on submission of a bona fide tender. Drawing, Specifications and Form of Contract Agieement are on'view at tho offices of tho Engineer of Highways, Parliament Buildings, Edmonton, offices of the Inspectors of Public Works nt Calgary and Lethbridga, and tho olllco of Secretary-Treasurer Hayes, Local Improvement District No. 190, at Okotoks. The approximate length of work Is 17Va mllos and tenders can bo submitted for one or more of tho six sections into which this is divided, tenders for the whole work bolng preferred. Bidders will be required either personally or by representation to visit and inspect line of work tendered for and satisfy themselves as to local conditions and materials. Each tender must be accompanied by an accepted cheque payable at par in Edmonton to the Minister of Public Works to the amount of five per cent. (G%) of tho amount of the tondor total. Should tho contract be awarded tho successful bidder shall bo required to execute a guuranteo bond on an approved Surely Company to the amount of twenty percont. (20%) of his tender us a guarantee of tho faithful fulfilment of hid contract. The eliuquos of tho unsuccessful bidders will be roturnod within six days after tho contract has been awarded, The department (loos not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tondor. L. C. CHARLilOSWOBTH, Doputy Minister of Public WorkB. Dated at Edmonton this (ith day of June, 1917. Unauthorized advertising will not be yaid tor. , _ ~_- -.. � Ad. u, AIVIMY RIDGE Captured Two Germans-Colin McLeotl Took Private's Rank to Get to Front (From Our Own 1 Maclood, July 12.-becn received from other of Marleod's "Word has jusl the front el' an-boys having dis of prtvnip, and lit now doing his bit with the hoys In Franco. \V. I'ieroe, manager of I lift Mar-lend Flouring mills, has his family visiting him for the ssiinmi-r from Minneapolis. CHAMBERLAIN RESIGNS.  IED AT OF ? London, July 12.-Austen  > Chamberlain, secretary for  > India, has resigned. '   * * :�> 9 � <� 4    ADMIT DEFEAT. 1(1 Y First C. P. R. train to Vancouver. (2) Donald A. Smith (Lord Strathcona) driving tho Inst spiko,' of the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigcllachie, B.C., Nov. 7, 1885. (3) Before confederation. THE Dominion of Canada Is celebrating the bi-centenary of -Confederation. But what .Is Confederation? Within the last half century Canada has boon confederated at least twice: once when her scattered provinces wore united politically to form tho Dominion, and again when the builders of the first transcontinental Hung a line of steel across the country from the Atlantic to the Pacilic. What was Canada before Confederation? lt was a land of vast distances, mare or less uninappod, and practically unexplored west of the Great Lakes or east of ilia Rocky Mountains. When the late Sir Charles Tupper was High Commissioner of Canada In London, just a quarter of a century ago, he delivered an address at St. Petersburg, before the International Railway Congress. He described how Canada, prior to IS'67, consisted of three groups ol provinces: tho Maritime Provinces, Upper and Lower Canada, and British Columbia, These threo groups were isolated physically as well as politically. Tho Maritime Provinces were separated from "Canada"' by a wil derness of forest and flood hundreds of miles wide. Canada, In the west, was separnted from British Columbia by a thousand miles of forest, a thousand miles of prairie land, and a chain of mountains five hundred miles wide. Which was the real confederation-the one that brought the representatives of the three groups of provinces together In Parliament, or the three thousand miles of steel rails which alone made the political union worth having? Confederation was first, last and all the time a problem of transportation. British Columbia agreed to "omp In If It sot a railway from the western limit of "Canada" to the Pacific Coast and it got the Canadian Pacific. The political confederation of Canada began in 1841, when Ontario and Quebec, which hud been separated In 1791, were re-united. On July 1st, 1SG7, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick were united as the Dominion of Canada-tho first Federal union in tho British Empire. The Prairie Provinces were bought for �300,000 in 1870. British Columbia joined the union in 1871, and Prince Edward Island In 1873, and the inclusion of Newfoundland Is more probable every day. Who made modern Canada by making the confederation of 18G7? Certainly, no one man. Sir John Mac-donald has been styled the Maker of Canada, but, on tho other hand, Sir Charles Tupper declared a few years before his death that without Sir George Etienne Cartler there would have been no confederation. At the first interprovlnctal conference, held at Quebec in 1804, there were thirty-three representatives present, and these have been termed the Fathers of Confederation, But that was not by any means the origin of tho project. As far back as 1C90, Sir Francis Nicholson propos cd a confederation of all the Anglo-American colonies, and the Idea was revived every few yoars subsequently To the Hon. A. T. Gait belongs the honor of having first advocated lt In Parliament. That was in 1858. and his speech made a tremendous im< pression all over the country. Confederation was formally adopted as part of the programme of the Cartler Government In 1858, In the following terms "The expediency of a federal union of the North American Provinces will be anxiously considered, and communications with the Homo Government and the Lower Provinces will bo entered Into on this subject." Confederation owes its political success to tho men at Ottawa, Its economic success 13 rlno to tho railway men of Montreal. Mountstephen, Strathcona, IL B. Augus, Van Home, Ehaughnessy, who by linking the steel rails across the continent, linked up the trade between the east and west and annihilated distance. Quebec to-day Bella 70% of its manufactures, with the exception of army supplies, west of Winnipeg, and the, western pralrieB provide tho wheat for tho bread of the east. Moreover, tho railway itself has new feeders iu its fleets on both Atlantic and Pacific, which link China and Japan through Canada with the ports of Great Britain. Canada is now on the highway of traffic round the world, instead of being merely an outpost ot the Empire. From THE NEW NORTHWEST PASSAGE. (A Colloquy on the Canadian Shore.)' Canada: "Hero's your Empire routo a right ot way whose value to compute will tax the prophets." Britannia: "Links me closer still with all my wondering sons who tame and till the world's wild wastes, and throng each paradise. In tropto seas or under southern skies, see, Halifax, Vancouver, Sydney, set fresh steps upon a path whose promise yet even ourselves have hardly measured. Lo, far China brought within a moon or so of tea-devouring London. Here lt lies, the way for men and malls and merchandise striking athwart your Bea.dhiding sweep of land; one iron road from deep to deep-well thought well done,"-(From Punch, Oct. 15, 1887.J. tlngulshed himself in the great Vimy rldgo battle, Lance Corp. Lawrence Nash, who was born and grew up in ; Maclood, spent his life in and around j the town and when Hie mil cnne, ! enlisted with tho 13th, al'tenvapls j transferred to the cavalry and went.'; into tho Vimy battle with the deter-i initiation to do Ills share. The report i says: "In the attack of the en'iny outposts on the night of May "1; and ' L'7, Lance Corp. Nash displayed con- ! spU-unus bravery. He found three ol' the onemv in a rifle pit. He killed one of these and captured the other two."i These are the boys who make. Canada and especially Western Canada. Word this week from another Mac-lnorl boy, \V. Harold Grady, who some weeks ago was given a commission 011 tho Held, has just, completed his training In England, and expects to get back to the trenches very soon. He Is now Lieut. Grady. A big sale of horses and cattle was held at tho farm of Mrs. Dixon, IS miles west of Maclood yesterday. The prices realized were better than anticipated, and the amount of cash paid was much larger than at any previous sale. Implement dealers are now busy loading mowers, rakes and binders, whllo the amount of twine orders are very large for August, delivery. Mrs. Bcechor and family left this week for the Pacific coast to spend the, summer. Mrs. T. B. Martin is spending the summer with.her friends in the old home in Quebec, accompanied by her children. Judge McNeill's children returned homo from school for the summer holidays. Colin McLeod, who went from Maclood as an officer, was anxious to got to the firing line. He took tho rank London, July 12.-The victory of the Sinn Fein leader. Prof, de Valora, in Fast. Clan', by nearly .",.000 majority over the Nationalist candidate, Joseph Lynch, has created consternation in Nationaliit ranks and a sensation in other politic:'I circles. Kast Clare, vacated by the death of Major William Redmond, was, until the Sinn Fein developed, i'fi;,ini"d as an absolutely safe real of the Nationalist parly. He Valora. received ,".,nil voles and Lynch U.iJofi. I'Mward de Valero Is of Spanish extraction. Morn in New York he ldcn-ti'ieil himself with Irish ideals from early life and was- one of the lenders of the Faster rebellion. His oratorical rifts have added to the popularity i.'iv-ii him by his continment in an i.'ii^Iisli jail. He had adopted the pro '.rain of Faster week I'.ilO, as his platform; and he invited electors to Kite for an Irish republic of sovereign and absolute independence and incidentally, of course, for revolution, contending that if 1'lster did not acquiesce then 1'lster must go under. His very candidature was probably invalid at. common law, as he told electors frankly that, lie did not seek, and, if elected did not intend to go to the English house of commons. It i* an essential preliminary condition to the setting up of a republic, that the Nationalist party, which accordingly is now lighting for Its life be destroyed. The Sinn Fcinors (lo not hesitate to preach support of Germany, on the ground that if Germany won sho would restore the temporal power of the people. Lawrence Ginnel, M.P., has been going up ana down the constituency congratulating his countrymen that, their long wished for opportunity lias come, as Germany has England by the throat and holds her in an iron grasp. London. July II.-Admission by the) Austrlans of a defeat at the hands of ' the Russians is contained In a message from Austrian war press headquarters as forwarded from Amsterdam by the Central News. It says: "For two iTays our troops repulsed strong Russian attacks. In trenches which had linen destroyed by artillery fire one division defended itself against attacks by superior Russian columns. But when fresh Russian reserves were brought into action our troops were, compelled to retreat giving up their first, line." NICHOLAS WANTS SOME WAR BONDS. Pelrogrnd, July 11.-Former Emperor Nicholas has appealed to tho provisional government to allow him and the members of his family to acquire stock in tho "loan of freedom." Is Breakfast Ready ? The answer is easy in the home where Shredded Wheat Biscuit is the regular every day breakfast cereal. Being ready - cooked and ready-to-eat, Shredded Wheat Biscuit is the joy of the housekeeper in Summer. Served with sliced bananas, berries, or other fruit, they make a nourishing, satisfying meal at a cost of a few cents. LOOKING FOR WIFE Edmonton, Alta., July 12.-J. R. Poaps, 12045 Hllrd St., Edmonton, has today asked for the aid of the newspapers of western Canada in finding his wife and S-year-old hoy, Pete, who have been missing for tho last two weeks. Made in Canada. Pomps ORGANIZING TO The first gun In the boost campaign for Lethbridgo's first Chautauqua to bo held during the week of August 7th to 13th inclusive was fired last night at the Board of Trade meeting when Mr. Padgett of tho business department of the Chautauqua circuit was present and effected an organization of local men and women to take the matter in hand. Every evidence is that the Chautauqua will be a great success. Mr. Padgott explained that tho idea of the Chautauqua is to carry out. to the people of the country an educational and uplift program tempered with entertainment and music at such prices as to be within tho reach of all. Thero are 6000 Chautauquas in tho United States and the three western provinces are this year staging forty. Ninety-five percont. of the towns that hold one Chautauqua make It an annual affair which iu the best evidence that the programs appeal to the poople. Tho tent in which tho sessions are held is 70 feet by. 105 feet und will ac-commodato 1000 peoplo. It will be centrally located. Other towns In the south where Chautauquas tiro being hold this year are Tabor, Vulcan, Macleod, Cayley anil Medicine Hat. The local guarantors have guaranteed to sell EGO season .tickets for tho local Chautauqua. S. S. Dunham suggested that these be reserved for tho peoplo of tho surrounding district in order to give them tho first opportunity to purchase. This will bo discussed lalor by the general committee. Tho organization effected last night comprises: Chairman-S. S. Dunham. Bocrotary-To bo appointed. Advertising committee-W. A. 11. Coeq, John Torrance, with power to add. Ticket sales committee - W. J. Lloyd, It. P. Wallace, R, H. Dobson, President Mrs. McClenaghan of the Mathosls Club, President of the Wo-men's Civic Club, W. S. Ball and Coru-miwdoner Freeman. Qcuei'iU AmufiemeutB gomniiUoe- Mayor Hnrdie, A. B. Hogg, Geo. W. Green, Geo. B. Mackay, with power to add. The first-named in each committee to be chairman. ON DEMOCRATIC BA8IS Petrograd, July 12.-In view of tho reorganization of the Russian army on a democratic basis the provisional government has decided to appoint to the staff of each army commander a military commissioner of the government, to bo selected after consultation with the commander-in-chief. These commissioners will contribute toward uniform solution of all political questions which may arise in the army and navy and will also co-ordinate tho labors of tho various army committees. IS HONORED Montreal, July 12.-R. S. White, who a few months ago resignod his post of collector of customs of tho port of Montreal after 21 years' service, was yesterday presented with $21,000 and an illuminated address by importers, manufacturers, merchants and representatives of railway and steamship companies in Montreal. Mr. White is now associate editor of the Montreal Gazette. SOME PROMOTIONS. London, July 11.-Sir Julian Byug, formerly commander, of the Canadian corps, has been gazetted temporary general. Sir Arthur Cnrrio, present commander of the Canadians, and Brig.-Gen. Turner are gazetted Lieut-ant-generals, dated from July 9. W. C. Towers has been given the command of a battalion, with tho temporary rank of lieutenant-colonel. Majors W. T. Workman, senior Roman Catholic chaplain and Rov. A. Woods, have been gazetted temporary lieutenant-colonels. Llout. J. S. Balfour is gazetted flying observer. U. 8. SQUADRON ARRIVES Montevideo, Uruqiiay, July 12.-The American squadron arrived hero yesterday afternoon and was escortod into tho harbor by Uruquayan warships. Black, Patent and Vicri Kid. Plain and colored styles. Newest lasts. All sizes. Regular 1*4.50 and $5.00. 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