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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 23, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta #ACE FOUR THE LETHBRtDGE DA1LT HERALD MONDAY, JULY 23, 1017 Eetbbrifcge Ueralfc Ictbbrfofle, Hlbcrta 9 A i LY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates'. Dally, delivered, per week ..... Dally, delivered per year ......J�-00 Dally, by mail, per year.........i Weekly, by mail, per y�nr......�lBj .Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S..$-.00 1221 TELEPHONES Business Office ............. Editorial Office ............. W. A. Buchanan rro?!dent nml Managing Director John Torrance - - Business Manager Diites of expiry of auuseriptions appear dally on address label. Acceptance of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue the subscription. Your King and Country Need You Right Now! It will not be a good thing for the] country or for the young man's Ideal-1 ism if, when ho comes back broken I from the war, he finds the nation i comfortably controlled by a troop of! war millionaires who hnvn stayed [ simply nt home and transmuted the land's necessity into gold. AVnr profiteering has Kot to be' made, if not criminal, at least unfashionable; and unpopular. Instead of! city covertly nriniirlni; the extortioner for his smartness, wo have to to openly confront blm with his meanness. Further, it will not do to be too polite. ^PICKED UP JPASSTJVGr *or Tb busy man THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The new German chancellor's speech causes little enthusiasm in Germany where the Internal condi tions nre too well known to evade facts by listening to high-sounding and boastful phrases. Nevertheless, the submarine situation is realized by the allies to be tho only real menace they have to combat In the war against Germany now. ' and that they must bend every effort towards its solution. The Germans have gained more than a little ground in their counter-offensive against the Russians, made successful by disaffection in certain Russian rebel regiments. However, active work by tho artillery units is stopping further German progress now. The Germans have been able to gain slight advantage in their bitter attacks Jong the western front. The French have repulsed practically all of these attacks, inflicting terrible losses on the Germans. Everywhere else German attempts have failed utterly. Canadian artillery is increasing its activity against Lens, and will pave the way for a further advance by the troops shortly. The advance last week led the Canadians to within 1500 yards of the centre of the city. A NEW INDEPENDENCE IN CANADIAN POLITICS. Canadian politics arc in a turmoil. Talk of union government, members breaking nwny from the old party lines, a sort of western independence among' the western members, marks what may bo a new epoch in Canadian history. How the new movement is regarded by an eastern journal may be gathered from tho following which appeared in a recent issue of the Canadian Courier: We are warned that on August 7 and S there will be a lingo now-Liberal convention in Winnipeg. No per James Menkes, a Presbyterian missionary, reports having discovered a lii China, lost for centuries. Homer Cummins, 12 years old of Calgary, was drowned in N'ose Creek when ho ventured beyond bis depth. are 144 fewer convicts ir> penitentiary than a year Hugh McLean. St. Catharines, was fined $'200 at Niagara Pal 1st for merely having a bottle of whisky in his possession. Lieut. C. T. Balderson, Royal Artillery, died of wounds, was in the Canadian Hank of Commerce, at Victoria, H.C., at tho outbreak of the war. Abraham Armstrong, 3S years old. a farmer living north of Brownsville, Out., committed suleido l>y hanging himself to a tree near bis bouse, lie leaves a widow and throe children. Baled hay valued at $100,000 owned by tho Union Stock Yards company and stored in their sheds in South St. Paul, Minn., was destroyed by fire of an unexplained origin. mauc-iit name is given to the political lioily that will form the backbone (f this congress. It is not a Liberal convention In the old sense. It is a gathering of Progressives, for some time now under way, but given a fresh impetus by the Liberal split j over conscription. We believe that ' enough sane men are behind and in front and all round thi- movement to make sure that the convention is not | publisher of the^ Brant ford Expositor, turned iuto a revolt against tho East �- - ~. We take it for granted that the mov-j-vear-ers of this congress are n� ni't'-li interested in the unity of Canada as they are in the free wheat, better. Major C. W. Short, Canadian Artil lery, and of Mrs. Martin, wife of professor Martin, Military College. Kingston, Ont. | Tho James Hill farm at North Cote. Mian., will be colonized and disposed | of at once. The colonization plan will bo carried out by the Payne In-j vestment company of Omaha. Mrs. James Preston, relict of Rev. ' James Preston, died at her home at i Brantford. T. II. Preston. M.P.P.. is a son. She had reached her S7th The death Is reported at Bournemouth of Eileen, daughter of tho late SEEKING TO DEVELOP CANADIAN RESOURCES. It is -well that we have such men as Dr. A. B. McCallum and his associates on the Dominion Research Council- busily engaged in taking an Inventory of Canada's natural resources, and making a scientific investigation as to how best those resources may be adapted and developed to help Canada pay her war debt when peace shall have been declared. We shall have need of our vast resources then, and it will be well if we can so co-ordinate them that they may be used to the best advantage, and with the least waste. One problem alone which is engaging the attention of the experts of the council may be far-reaching in its j possibilities. That is the utilization' of our wheat and flax straw. With i our climate, the need of wheat straw for our livestock industry is not so great as it is in the east. Millions of tons of wheat straw are burned every year by western farmers. Surely this is a barbarous waste. But it the application of science will �how our farmers a practical way for converting the surplus wheat straw into gas for heating and lighting their homes how great would bo the national saving effected. Efforts have been made for years to develop a plan lor turning our flax straw to account. It may be that the Hew council of research will find the needed plan. There is a great outlook in ihe task taken up. by the council of which l)r. McCallum is head. May they succeed in their truly patriotic work. transportation and no-dictation from j Ottawa. We bt-iieve the West has a i country-wide point of view. The eternally grouchy Westerner is as. much out of dote as the parochial patriot of any other color. This couu-1 try is not divided eternally by the j Ottawa; neither is it to be divided by J Algoma. We believe that the centre | of political gravity is slowly-perhaps not very slowly-shifting westward. The convention in August will be one of the means of determining its westward shift. The country is interested in this congress, in no way as a phase of party politics. And whatever it is it will get down to something bearing a near resemblance to brass taclts. Conversely there has been considerable talk of late about a legislative union of the Maritime provinces. In the legislature of New Brunswick, a progressive Conservative, Baxter, the ex-attorney-general, proposed a resolution to that effect not long ago.,The House passed it without any signs of a party vote. Whatever does or does ! not come of it. this resolution endured by New Brunswick Is along the , right line of organization. If the ' West is going to organize as a unit, ; why should the Ea3t fail to do so? There are benefits to be ^ot from a closer organization. There are pro-pressives in the far East; plenty of them in both parties. Party politics run high on the Atlantic. We believe they do not run so high as patriotic regard for the welfare of Canada. The speech of Carvell, of Carieton, an conscription, was as Canadian and as courageous as that of Michael Clark, from Red Deer. Carieton County is 3,000 miles from Red Deer. The sentiment was the same. Both men are Liberals. Both are of the new order of things. We believe there are plenty of men of both parties in the Eest as radical as Car-veil or Michael Clark. And a closer organization of the forces along the Atlantic that make for the welfare of new Canada is just as necessary in the East as is the convention in the West. This country is marching along. Sometime after the war is over we may find that its pace will be much swifter than it was even in the decade 1903-13. And the Maritime provinces have as much to do with that pace is the provinces west of the great lakes. P. K. Hambly, classical master to the Brockville Collegiate Institute, wild was reappointed at an increased salary for the ensuing year, has resigned and enlisted to go abroad on active service. Sir James Lougheed, president of the military hospitals commission, has appointed Mrs. Arthur Van Koughnet as honorary superintendent of comforts for the military hospitals commission in military district 1, 2 and 3. The strike at Vancouver of deck and fire room employees of tho Canadian Pacific, Grand Trunk Pacific and other Canadian steamers for an in-; crease of 20 per cent, in wages has1 been ended by a concession of a; smaller increase in a few days and the old schedule of sailings will be resumed after an interruption of three weeks because of the strike. ! There Kingston ago. dipt. U. J. Mncdonald, who let! Edmonton ns paymaster of a battalion is seriously ill in London, suffering: from uremia. Great Interest Is being taken In Winnipeg In labor circles in the Canadian Anti-Consrriptlon convention tc be held In Port Arthur during August. Salmon sausage will be a now form of food to bo shortly placed upon the niiirket by a Eraser river company which has recently been incorporated. Lieut .-Col. H. C. Sparling, who went overseas, with a Highlanders' bnttal ion from Montreal, ami has been awarded the O.S.O.. is a son of Rev and Mrs. Sparling of Cobourg, Ont. An advisory committee to represent Alberta on tho food control pro gramme Is likely to be appointed shortly. A number of names have been submitted to the dominion controller, lion. W. J. Hanna. A Samurai sword GOO years old has been presented to President Wilson by J. Yoshldn, a Japanese artist. Mr. Yishida went to the house dressed in native costume and was introduced to the president by one of the cm-| bassy attaches. Rev. Father C. Cahlll, superior of the O.M.I., Is dying In St. Boniface hospital, Winnipeg. Rev. Father Ca-hill was for many years a missionary among tho Indians in the north and exposure and privations had impaired his health. The time honored custom In Ger- BODY OF Tinny anionic hotol guests of deposit- nit ono's footwear In tho corridor outside the door to have it polished is ikely to come Into disuse for the time being. The growing demand (or ahons, oven cast-offs, has encouraged thefts of footwear In hotels. Members of tho Chicago board of trade, rocognlzlng a national cmer-. goncv. voted to delegate, full power* coroner at Binlrmore Inquiring to tho board of directors to take I to action at any tlmo during tho war which it may deem to tho best In-tcro3tH of the board and of tho country, Mrs. Cntherlno Brown, of Chicago, was arrested nt Chatham and lntor released on $1,000 hull on a charge j tt abduction. More Ann a week ago a Biilt was entered for tho custody of one Mary Cathnrinu McCrne, aged ton years. Mrs. Brown is her aunt and claims tho child. V. S. Honning, who for years has boon superintendent of the Island filtration plant of Toronto, died, aged 50, He was tho Inventor of the chlorinating plant used for Toronto. This Invention had been adopted in other American cities and brought in, it is said, a good royalty. Offlelnl messages from London ro-port that soventy-flve Newfoundland aoldicrs previously reported missing, and tho families of whom had abandoned them as dead, and hncl gone into black garb on that account, uro prisoners of war at Limburg, Germany. The British government has refused passports to the delegates, O'Brien and Campbell, of the Irish trado Into Mysterious Denth at Frank (From Our Own Corrnnpomlont) Llalrmoro, July 21.-Coronor Pink-ney of Blairmore was summoned to Frank on Thursday to enquires into tho death of a rutin whoso body was found in tho Old Mnn Hivor Just below tho Turtle Mountain at Frank. After viewing tho body tho Coronor considered an inquest was not necessary as it was plain that tho deceased enmo to his death by drowning. When discovered, the body was so mutilated, being judged to have boon In tho water, by doctors, for somo weeks, as to make it Impossible to recognize tho features and it was not until the pockets of tho clothing of the dead man had been searched that sufficient proof was discovered to make known the Identity of tho body. Tho body provos to bo that of Thomas Gregory who Is known to have come here only a short while ago and who was employed at the McLaren Lum- bor Mills west of Blairmore. Inter* ment took place st the Wslrmore cem� etory on Friday. A sister of tho deceased Is employed at tht Cosn.opol-Itan Hotel here. J. F. and Mrs. Lank, W. J. Bartlott, and Rev. .las. Fulton took In the United Farmers Association picnic which was held at Cowley on Frlady afternoon. A meeting of all Interested In th� Chautauqua which will como to Blair-moro in tho near future was held In tho Oddfellows' Hall on Friday night. The advanco agent Mr. P. McNeil was prosont and explained things in gen-oral. Somo arrangements wore mndo and nnother meeting will be held on Monday night when It is expected that final arrangements will be mado for tho holding of the Chatattqua In Ulnlrmore. Mayor Beebo is spending a few days on his farm at Woyburn, Sask. The blazo from the forest fires raging around tho Crow's Nest Mountain could bo seen in Blairmore on Friday night and the sight took sov-ernl people to the high peaks in town. Tho firo looks to be ono of tho fiercest that has occurred around tho pass for several years. Mrs. Passmorc and children left for points west on Saturday morning. Tho first pay slnco the settlement of tho strlko was handed out here Saturday and things begin to take on � brighter aspect as a result. union congress and the labor party, to proceed to Stockholm and Petrograd. Theso delegates wore appointed to attend tho Socialist conferences to bo hold at an early date. HEAVY FIRE LOSS Reglna, July 21.-Frank Nolan, of Rouleau, Sask., lost 200 horses and a barn, valued at ?20,000, In a fire which destroyed his barn early this morning. 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. 218 First Ave- S. Phone 1732 I Is there any reason, now that a maximum wheat price has been fixed, why a maximum price on flour should not also be fixed? THE WAR PROFITEER AND THE SOLDIER. We are told sometimes that the talk of "conscription of wealth," is all bunkum, that the expression is a glib one which has no meaning. The agents and organs of tho interests tell us it is impossible. Sir George Foster Intimates that wealth Is paying every cent it can to the expenses f the war. But until we have some assurance that Canada is endeavoring, to do as Great Britain is doing and as the U.S. aims to do,-paying a large percentage of our war debt out of current extra taxes-there will be a popular demand for the application of the principle intended in the term "conscription of wealth." There is no need trying to delude the people that It is being done. Thero is no use trying to let the papular demand go unheeded. As the Calgary Albertan says, the young man who goes to France with the amy may be moved by patriotism, or love of adventure, cr blighted affection, or may be going �imply because he was drafted,. but be certainly is not going with any Idea of making money. A great variety of things may happen to him, but f udden enrichment Is not one of them. Sir George Foster refused as unpatriotic the offer of $1.70 per bushel made by western farmers for this year's wheat crop. After many months' delay and high speculative prices, a maximum of $2.40 is fixed. Sir George's idle talk of lack of patriotism didn't get him or the consumer very much, though to tell the truth, considering the present prospects, $2.40 per bushel won't be considered too high by the farmers. INSURE NOW You cannot afford to gamble. We have always received fair settlements promptly from the company we are representing. Alberta Securities Balmoral Block Lethbrldge A NATIONAL CRIME Prevention of Waste Essential to Victory. "Waste in time of peace is a sin; in this time of national stress it is a crime." Such is the declaration of Sir Robert Borden. Are you guilty of that crime sigainst the nation and against the Divisions who are fighting your battles on the firing line? The National Service Board is pleading with you to practise economy, to study every expenditure, to eliminate wasto and to avoid all expenditures on luxuries. By such measures you can save your money and give it to the nation for war purposes. The machinery for the giving is supplied by the National Service Board. Your nearest money order post office or bank sells War Savings Certificate's, By buying such certificates you are helping tho financial mobilization of the country which Is essential to success. The firing line must be supported by tho financial line. Your dollars are needed to give that support. Are you fighting with the men at the front or against them? Save your dollars and Invest them in Government bonds. AUCTION SALE GRAND OPENING OF Canirose Stock Yards CAMROSE, ALBERTA on Thursday, July 26th The Sale consists of 250 Head of Horses as follows: 100 head mares, 1250 to 1C00 lbs., �30 with foal at foot; 1 Belgian Stallion, registered yearlings; 1 Clyde Stallion, registered; remainder 2.3 and 4 year olds, quite n number of these horses are broken and well matched teams. All blacks and greys. 12S Head of Cattle 40 extra choice grade Shorthorn Cows, all with calf or calf at foot. Remainder mixed bunch of steers an4 heifers. Sale to Start at 1 o'Clock 8harp Everything will be sold in bunches to suit purchasers. This being our first sale here, we wish to impress the fact that everybody will get a square deal when coming to these yards. The horses are as good a bunch as has ever been offered in Western Canada. 8plendld shipping facilities. Terms Cash, Unless Otherwise Arranged. COL. HOGG, Edmonton, COL. MARTIN, Camrose Auctioneers JAMES PIKE, Clerk A. J. HILLS CO. Proprietors. 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 Comptny; second, their reputation for prompt and satisfactory adjustments. Such an investigation will show the BRITISH CROWN as a leader. Don't take a chance. Let us place it In the Brltisii Crown. R. V- Gibbons & Co. PHONE 1191 BALMORAL BLOCK SECURITY a SAFETY :: SERVICE FarmersFire& Hail Insurance Co Is what you have been waiting for. It Is what we have ail been waiting for.-A company owned and controlled by tho farmers of Alberta, Organized to give uo the service we are entitled to and to keep our money at home. Secure your hall protection early by sbtaining a policy In The Farmers Fire & Hail Insurance Co. HEAD OFFICE, ALBERTA BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE "Do Business in Your Own Crowd." SECURITY s SAFETY :: SERVICE 44 Does better all things a tube is meant to do" A tube is meant to hold air-well-as long as possible; to resist air leakage. The fulfilment of this purpose lies in the word " laminated." Lamination is a quality-giving process that marks the line between the best tubes and substitutes. For we take the best rubber and roll it out tissue-thin for inspection eliminating all sand holes and air bubbles. Then we build up, layer on layer, an extra thick, extra good tube. To finish with we vulcanize in the valve patch, instead of sticking it on. A costly process-yes. A cost that we pay. But we pay it gladly for it but follows our fixed policy to put the name Goodyear only on quality products. When tubes are suggested, for your tires' sake, say "Goodyears." The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. of Canada, Limited Goodyear Tubes, along with Good' year Tires and Tire-Saver Accessories are easy to get from Goodyear Service Station Dealers everywhere. EAR MADE�fM CANADA TUBES 7 ;