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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBKIDGE DATLf 11ERALU JIJI.Y M. 1917 I pi I 11 ll lt ttb: letbbttbsc Deralb alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SubscrlpUon TUTei: delivered, per -10 Dally, delivered per year -15.00 Dallj, bv mail, jwr year Weeklr. by mall, per ypar M 50 .Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S.. J2-00 TELEPHONES Business Office 1-52 Editorial, Office W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager Dates of expiry or siiDscrlplloas ap- pear dally on address labeL Accept- ince of papers after eiplralloa date Is our authority to continue ihe sub- scription. conditions have Oil the olher hand, Your King and Country Need You Right Nowl THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The Germans have got little farther Trill! their drive ou the Belgian front. icblcb appears to have been halted. Other German Starts on Ihe tre.stern front have been repulsed, particularly .by Ihe French. Reports from Italy are to the efTecl .'that there are one million surplus Italian troops available (or service oa any front, and those will be shortly placed by the allies. The nusslans-are mating rapid pro- gress in their offensive, m prisoners and guns. They are ap- proaching Lumbers and have also cut through the Austrian lines near Slau- Islau. CITY PASSES UP A SOURCE OF REVENUE. Is Commissioner Freeman overlook- ins a bet? The excuse rs mode Inal the rea- son tbe in Hen- derson lake was allowed to disfigure the landscape was'Hat tbe city needed the reyenue- Bnt the which earned J16S on'jnly.2 in a tew hours during the afternoon'and evening has been practically Idle ever since. It isn't only the revenue that would come from this Eource that be considered. Anything In y the nature ot an Attraction at.Hea .Park me'ana added revenne to .tbe street railway. It is quilc erl- dent that II would not he policy to pay a man to keep Ihe merry-go-round going v-every afternoon and eyenlng. But'Surely. It would bo possible to ofionie'deparfmeat oi.Uie city to vriin. pa certa's days. U.720 Infantry rejntor cements able- In England or just enough for! two months. There about ODD other uol sufficiently trained. under age, or convalescent and only additional reperres In Canada. la the ol ttese fig- ures opposition to conscription Iho form of neglect of our Canadian army at the Iront, Soms of our men who over with Ihe first and second illusions should he relieved and tfven a chance for their lires, their places taken by newer men. It Is altogether unfair that this great national end patriotic duty should nave to be carried by the limited number now overseas. When one apreclates Iho facts ot Ue situation stated by Mr. Sic- Curdy and as known lo officers and men, and some of our political lead- ers who hive teen overseas, the der termlned stand taken lor lon as ihe only measure at all rap abla of meeting the requirements, can -understood. Thousands ot Cana- dians at home have been reaping pro- fits out of the the 'enhanced prices which made possible. thousands ol oiUers have had to maVo sacrifices in the way ot paying these filgh prices for all com modules out of Incomes do larger than they were in ante-war days. Hut whether pro- fiting or losing, U Is our duty as a free and peopla to rise up and go lo the help of our men who arc al war. We have been deeply micros Led in the question ol what Russia would do; would Russia desert Us allies, go back on the alliance with Great Bri- tain and France, or would the re- vivified Russian people rise up In their niEgul, maintain their armies al the front and strike against their common enemy, They demonstrated on July 1st and succeeding days what Is their purpose- Are we Canadians going to display any less honorable record to Ihe world than Is made by the new Rus- sia? We arc tifirs o[ the great priv- ileges of freedom and Justice in lha British Empire. We have complete local .autonomy. Shall we exercise that -in a manner which will reflect credit upon our country? Or shall ive use our liberty In a. manner In which it was reared the Russian people iroutd eierclse (heJr new liberty, to our discredit. and eternal dfsgrace? afternoons evenings, and Ihe tacl that-it would, be. run at those Uuics advertised. l The cost the clt> gbUc .a ol money. Is it lo he meeting of the Board of Trade, allowed lato a "white elc- 'PICKED UP IN PA SSING THE BUS MAN Rev. John E. Udstoae. luptrannual- cd Methodist minister, died his borne et Klosslon. Toroulo has 217 churches ana cathe- drals with Anjllcsns leading C2, Methodist 5S. and Prtshylerlaus to. Alberta will be (or [or tbe ISIS assessment of I be Cana- dian Patriotic fund. The board ot grain supervisors tor Canada will hold public sessions ID Montreal on July IS end SO respec- tively. Senator Richardson ot Kingston, advises every Ontario tinner to sow immediately from Iwo lo forty acres of tall wheal. Rev. J. S. Davidson, former Presby- terian pastor at Leoore and Breadal- bane. Man.. Is now pallor in a Moose Jaw church. It. Wall, ot Wortlach, Sash., -was Instantly tilled when a seven pas- senger touring rar he was driving turned turtle, crushing him beneath Charlie Chaplin, moving picture comedian, lias teen signed by the First National Eihlbilors' circuit (or n series ot eight picture, for wtlcb. he will receive Trustees of ihe United Society of Christian Endeavor In tha U.S. have decided that neither tobacco nor play- ing cards -will be Included In their "comfort bags1' for soldiers. The Patriotic and Missionary beard of the. Ontario W.C.T.U- his offered a gold medal to Lhe first Indian girl who trains successfully for a nurse In a Protestant hospital. There, aro Bcarty 400 'women's or- {snlztllors 'doing rjlrlutlc work lu Toronto. Tho Toronto branch; ot the Metho- dist Women't Mlssloaity 1-ave raised during the year. Tbe contribution of Drsntlord from Ihe civic treasury lo llio wur funds to date lotalfd not Inclusive ot monies raised iu campaigns. _i" i William Eraser, .22, single, less drowned from "a" canoe In North Lake, Port Arthur, -where he wag visiting Ills father who Is a fire ranger. Owen Johnson. Ihe author In9 just laXen Mile. de Ln-ardp. a French Red Cross nurse, as his third bride. Tbe death has takm place nl Sle. [rcnc les Dnins, Quebec, ot Lady Xlou- :lilor, wife of Sir Adolphe Routhler, Judge ol the admiralty court, Quebec. Deceased was 82 years of Two Canadian olEcen, E, Keown and I. Finn. of.Prince Al- berl, arc in Chicago to enlist recruits for tho Canadian and forces in that district of-the United Stales. Tue New York heallli department condemning pounds ot potatoes, wbicb rotlwl in rail- road cars while' held for higher prices. TTVipnlpeg grain men tell us era Alter La has the besl crops'o[ Lho wMt again this year. Three times in succession is a record worth, talk- ing about The disclosures Ottawa yester- day regarding the enormous profits made by Canadian food speculators last year will not tend to make the rank' and file less Insistent on the conscription ot wealth. Wonld It Impress you to know that only two retail merchants were pre- sent at 'the Board of Trade meeting Thursday eTdnlng when matters affect- ing the vital interests ot Uie com- munity were dealt with? President Mamoch has a way of hitting Btraighl from tbe shoulder when that course Is needed to pro duce resnlli. lie employed It to good advantage at Thursday evening's THE SITUATION THAT WE MUST FACE. our strongest endorsalibn, we publish following editorial from .the Saskatoon I'heonlz, a.strong Lib- ,-e.rai.-Jou'rnal. II expresses our-'views exactly.-and we believe In accord whb. llie sentiihent; ot all Canadians frKb [ully 'appreciate the situation: W. E, Kuowles, tbo member for Moose Jmv, Is not Inclined to eier- dte any rear so far as Quebec is con- cerned, yet willing lo give the province every chance and will sup- port a refarnndum with that end In Quebec .g.ives no Indication, how ever, of a" disposition lo consider doing something substantial even If 16 Itself to decide bar.. The pro- bas enlfsleo1 :'leaa than fYencn-Csnadiana In (be Q.E.F. If representative men like Sir'Wilfrid Lander, Henri Bourassa, KcxJolpho Lemleui and'other leaders In church inil stale wonld come forward with .4' proposal to allow Quebec lo prove what.could be done by special volun- fcry effort, Canadian; In'Its other fifoyinccs woulcl.be. very foree.conscriDUOn. But French- Canadians hold back not merely be cinse. they not want conBcrlptlon; j "are oppoeed to Ihe entire war of Canitla. What (tin could follow delay for of Quebec? Unless .we get Then Into training sometime very soon they "will not he available for service In the field this roar. ,'The argument marie by J. H. Sln- clafr tbat our men will not be desert- ed for the reason ttiii there are mil- llona-olher allied lioops al the front not a creditable one. We'nirc a CanaJlan army In the-fljld. The polnlMs. are wo going to 'Maintain hat army or arc we going to desert ana leave It lo Oreal Biltalo, A largo memorial lablet was unveil ed ID Christ churcli, Chatham In hon- or of the late IJaJor Stewart Mc- KeouEn, whu killed In action more than a year ago. R. A. Prlngle bas adjourned sine die Lhe inquiry iralca bas In pro- gress at Ottawa for some months under his chairmanship Into tha varl on: matten touching on the ques- tion of the cost and supply ot news- print paper, as affecting the publish- era and manufacturers "of the Domin- ion. How the Canadians took Vimy i Rldte soon be sliown In In Cauada and the United SUucs. Of- flclal Urltlsh films taken by army operators uuder flre, bav9 arrived :U New York. A commllleo has Locu nulliorlie'd lo Iqvestignte the situation of. -tho servii-e In Kent coun- ty and taVe such actlou and m'BXe auplu-atlon of Iho provincial rail- way.'trt as may botome accessary lo have Iho railroad live up to Its obll- latlans. The Doailnlou govcrnmeul U shorl- ly to Introduce a bill with Ihe solicitation of liquor onjers lu the roWbiilon pruvuices ol 'tho Domln- Dccordlug to 11 statement made I1 J. D. JTavclle, chairman ol the ularJo license committee. .Col. T. J. ot Quebec, died ged 70 year. He bad the distinction t the tlmo of his death of being tbe Idest officer In Canada on duly. Ho Vs also a former aid de camp to Miulo when govcrnor-eeuoral of Lleul. J. P. Robinson, son ot "Wil- liam Roclnson, of Winnipeg, is re ported missing and feared losl. Ho was serving In Ilic flying section ol the naval service. Tbe iS-monlhs-old child ot Joseph "Wearing, Peterboro, barrister, dlec Irom the. effects ol drinking a quan Illy of liquid paint to which It go The blrlh quadruplets Is announced at Rochester, Mich., three girls and a boy. Mrs. Arthur Trcmaln is tha mother and ehe and the the. babies aie doing well. The fourlh chili died. One million dollars' worlh ot dyi formulas were recovered when th police nabbed Louis Hlhn employee o a New Jersey concern, just j as. bs was about to flit to Mexi6o. He li of German descent. The Calgary Herald says: Scarcity of farm labor is alread) occupying the anxious attention ot western farmers: What are the gov- ernment authorities doing to relieve the expected Ehortage? U IB time steps were being taken. The situation Is more aerlous than rnoal people think. Tbe press should keep on agitating until some one takei action. Calgiry Aulo club owners >nO friends wto participated In the run lo Medicine Hat this week will come home 1mtressed with at least two things. One the fine condition of the country through which Iher drore; tht other the warmheartedness ot the people roite. Had they been princes and prkesses ot the realm their way could not have been made more delightful for Herald. Hear hear! II France and tbe United Statea lo hold tbe Iroes and make the The.statement ot facl.br'Mr. 51c- Curdjr-was conclusive, ,U.fs WbaUBuVprlslnj that -tt't aclda! rig- weSTwere given, out, bul under secretary lot 'the! department ot mill tk" adtd under pcrmls- that teolcrr authority' !a doing TSere'Iwere recently in Tinfry inen In tho four Canadian dl The figures Indicate thai our Arllwni an below The Mirntl .'nfaatry slrenglh of four dl rislonn nboold be ibout men should available ctotie at haiMl. The retnrorcerafnt tor, theee dlrlskmt were required "if aTrnce of a boat Of Hti bad Jwt Goleman and Crow's Nest Wed'sday, July 18 Under Auspices of Wesley Bible School Train Leaves the City 7.20 a.m. and arrives at 11.10 p.m. Fare from the City and return Come and enjoy a full day's ouling in the Mountaiiiii. TICKETS ON SALE AT JACKSON'S DRUG STORE, THE MED- LEY DRUG STORE AND THE PEOPLE'S DRUG STORE. and a former governor Military college. M. G. HansforJ, son of John Rans- ord, a prominent stock raiser and arraer near Clinton, Out., -was attack- d by his Jersey bull, and had a very row escape from being killed by tiic enragdl nnlmat. Mr, Itansford fought Iho nnlmalfor moro thau 15 mluutes. Though church union'has bceu laid ovef by Iho Preabylei-lan church until ultet tho war.'the llramlord Presby- lerlau chutcbos nave Adopted It tor Qvery cburch 6f that. pnlllug with a McthodM, (or the Bum- mer. I Senator George Lynch Staunton withdrew his bill, whliih was up for second reading lu tho Hecate, requir- ing directors ot Canadian railways to reside In Canada.' Ho said the gov- ernment urc-ferted to bava tills ques- tion discussed, In, connection with the general railway act'In the com- Jackson Uarnct, Cree Indian, whose ucallh Is estimated al' will liave to keep tho he wanted lo donate to tbo Amerlcau ncd Cross mercy fuud. Tho secretary 0' the !u lerlor, from Washington denied the request that he be permitted to make tho .donation. Incompetent. He Is classed as an THREE FRENCH SHIPS SUNK. Paris, July French mer- chantmen of more than tons nnd one under that slzo woro'sunk In the Hail! Smiling mom Eno't maktt cheery optiimttt oat of bilioat FRUIT SALT END'S Laxatiot a. week ended July S by mines or sub- marines, the admiralty announces. On Monday evening, July 5, D.D.O. Mas. S. H, Smllb, assisted by D.D.O. P.. "Z. Morden, D.D.G. Guard. or Burnett, D.D.G. Chap. 0. Ross, D. TJ.O. "Ward. G. Shrccve, D.D.O. Sec. A. the officers of Mlipkh Lodge tta. 72, I.O.d.P., for hTTI: 3.P.O., 1. Held; N.O., W. Car er; V.Q., J. Kirk; Hec.'Sec., 0. Field, FlD.-Scc., J. Bernnrd. P.O.; War- len, W. Allan; Con., A. Jarvls; V.O., J. llamlllon; G. ShreeTB, P.O.; R.S. Sup.. J. P. Uni- wOTth; Sup., A. Davlei, Junior; R-8.V.O, J. Slevenfcon; L.3.V.O., W. lursl; InUde Cnard, II, Skinner, I'. 0.', Ontilde Guard, H. fliirgniann. InaUlltllon was performed re- rMunenli wero lerved and everyone 'll'l.lnsllcf; to them. WAR APPROPRIATIONS. Waahlngton, July approp- rlttlon. ot about Ibree billion dolUrn In addition (o tho enormous turns al- resdr appropriated or (ought will bo asked of congress In eallmates which administration, officials nolle, will DC submlltea week The Beauty Spot of: the Lethbridge District Whtre Gamey Fith Tax Your Utmott Cunning and Your Bait BOATING FISHING DANCING FINEST KIND OF SPORT (WEEK END OR VACATION) AT THE PARK. The Hotel Jno. Prep. FURNISHED ROOMS AND MEALS LUNCHES AT ALL HOURS BOATS FOR HIRE Stage Plncher Creek, U milet Avtiy, etch Fridky morn- ing, round trip.' Y; Wrlli J. Hiuird, Addreii, ttttt't, f. 0. The tabids; ft Tents Harry C, LM, WELL FUN WISHED 'CABINS AND TENTS-iOAV, BOATS FO'fl HI At ALSO UNFURNISHED, ,'TEfTrS Oet ffalilng', etij-