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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE POUR THE LETHBRIfcGE DATLT HERALD MONDAY, JULY 30, 1917 CD: ftttbbrftae Deraft Ictblni&ae, Blberta 9AILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: ftally, delivered, per week......10 Dally, delivered per year ......$5.00 Daily, by mail, per year.........14.00 Weekly, by mall, per yoar......$1.50 .Weekly, by mall, por year to U.S..$2.00 TELEPHONES Business Offlco ............... 1252 Editorial Omco ............... 1224 W. A. Buchanan President and Mannglug Director John Torrance - � Business Manager Dates of expiry ot subscriptions appear dally on address label. Acceptance of papers alter expiration date Is our authority to continue the subscription. Your King and Country Need You Right Now! THE PROGRESS, OF THE WAR The fourth anniversary of the eom-tnentement o� (he war finds the allies, according to view* expressed, in a very much better position on the western front than was the case a year ago, just after the Somme offensive started. The large area reclaimed from the invader is mentioned, and the fact is pointed out that German losses are relatively much higher now than ever before. The arrival of U.S. contingents in France lends a very bright aspect to the future outlook. attempt to organize for federal purposes a combination which under Liberal direction will stand before the country as a purely Western party. Its promoters will go before the clcc-i tors wltb the special plea that this is the party of the West; while the1 Conservatives are vhe party of the' .East, tlio Western wing of the latter being always under the dictation of Eastern Interests. Such is the plan. Ot this there can he no doubt, ft Is clever, and the preparatory work has already been laid. In the platform ot this party will op included several planks that appeal strongly to the people of the prairie provinces. . First and foremost will stand free trade in natural products, reciprocity and the like. No argument is required to demonstrate the popularity of this doctrine between Winnipeg and the Hookies, Another plank will be the transfer of the natural resources within the prairie provinces to their respective governments. This, too, will be a very popular plank. Sir Frederick llnultaln did not win on that policy in Saskatchewan, but he at least forced his opponents to accept it as their policy, even though, in so doing, they had to turn their backs completely on their own platform. Remembering that a large number of Western Liberals supported the Borden government in the main division on the conscription measure, some people may think that Western Liberals are more intent in supporting the government that introduced this pieco ot legislation than on preparing for a general election conducted on party lines. In this they are mistaken. Organized Liberalism in the West is no friend of the Borden government and never will be. It believes ft can send from the pryirie provinces to Ottawa a representation that will be in the proportion of three Liberals to one Conservative, ^PICKED UP IN* PASSING *�x THB bvsy MAN The Clarendon, one of the oldest Winnipeg hotels Is closing its doors to the general public. The building will be turned into a business block. C. P. Fullerton, K.C.. of Winnipeg, has been gazetted judge of the court of appeals for Manitoba In the place of tho late Judgo Klchards. James B. Keith, \yell known rancher of Prfddis. Alta., who died recontty willed his lici.nuo ranch property to his father in England. Walter Malcolm, an old resident of Patchley and former Grand Trunk employe. Ills wife and their grandson, wero burned to death in n fire which destroyed their house at Woodstock. Nathaniel Mulholiand, a stenograph-( er in the United States immigration service station at El Paso, Texas, was arrested on the charge of having evaded military registration. Officers present at the time of the arrest saidj Mulholiand cursed the United States government and the flag. Memo, Switzerland, has become a city of diplomats. Scarcely another capital in Europe counts so many of them. The embassies and legations now have staffs aggregating nearly 5,000 persons. The German legation has rented four hotels for the departments. thus, with what strength the Eastern wing of the party can gather, defeat the present government. In a con-scriptionist community it will talk conscription; but in an anti-conscrip- Secretary McAdoo, submitting estl-and | mates to the U.S. congress for the In Russia Premier Korensky and I tion community it will talk against his followers are meeting with some | tho 8>'stem- Thtlt was th* P�lic>- in success In stamping out the revolt among the troops, and it is hoped to shortly bring to a stop the advance of the Teutons. The Rumanians have made a very important gain In their offensive on the southern front. the recent Saskatchewan election, and it will be the one in the coming federal campaign new war budget, said the first year of the war promised now to cost* $10,-735.S07,000, exclusive of loans to the allies, making it necessary to raise more than $6,500,000,000 additional revenue. Major C. W. McLean, of the Royal Field Artillery, a son of Brig-Gen. McLean. M.P., for Queens-Sunmiry, N.B., Three deaths and six prostrations was tho hent toll In .Minneapolis whon tho temperature touched the 94 mark, tho highest of the year. Goo. W. Brown, ex-lieu tenant-governor, has been appointed Saskatchewan representative on the advisory council of the Dominion food controller, Hon. W. J. Hanna. An S00-acre farm nt Nanton has been sold to n lady living in Washington, for $50,000. There is one section ot this under cultivation, and 400 acres of which are in crop this year. Deserters from the German army living in foreign countries nre being invited to return without punishment, and with fair hope of pardon if they remain faithful to the kaiser during tho remainder of the war. Notice to this erect has appeared in the newspapers in Holland. The Canadian Associated Press understands that the agents-general for Canada are making joint representations to tho imperial government to suspend the restrictions on the importing season. The apple importers declare they would be satisfied It allowed space on boats not utilized in other manners. There will be an interesting ceremony in front of Westminster Abbey and the Central Wesleyan'hall, Westminster, next Sunday when Rev. Dr. Chown, of Toronto, will present the colors to Winnipeg regiments in the course of a military service in the square. The colors will be subsequently lodged during the continuance of the war in Central  Wesleyan Methodist headquarters. GEORGIAN BAY CANAL PROJECT IS Hon, Chns. Murphy Accused Sanford Evans of Trying to Block Project WHITEWASHING BOB ROGERS. The whitewash applied to Hon. Robert Rogers by the Telller-MacLeod royal commission was just what was to be expected. The commission was appointed for no other purpose. Neither Judge Tellier nor Judge MacLeod had any abilities greater than those of Mr. Justice Gait to enable them to decide the case. They did nothing but peruse the typewritten evidence. They had no opportunity to observe the demeanor of Rogers when placed in a tight corner in the witness box. They did not observe his writhing when he was forced to make a charge of graft against Justice Gait in order to distract attention from his According to the Montreal Gazette's correspondent in London, a movement ,, . - , . ,------........----------------.....----is afoot there for the establishment The intent is plain. To discredit; ]las Deen awarded n second bar to his; of a Canadian association which will He won the Distinguished Ser- j represent the business and social interests of the Anglo-Canadian community. The adhesion of several agents-general, bankers and transportation men had been provisionally obtained. the patriotic motives of those West-j p.S.O ern Liberal members who svipported: vice Order in 1915; won the first bar Borden on conscription is the dearest j at the battIe of Arras- and na9 just wish of papers of the narrow mould of the Toronto News. It Is possible that .some machine politicians may desire to do as the News hints, but that they will be able Securities Limited. His wife is a daughter ot Lord Justice McLaren. A. A. Baxter, general manager of the Douglas Fir and Exploitation Export company, San Francisco, issued a statement declaring the lumber situation in the northwest has grown worse. According to Baxter, strikes of roustabout laborers, influenced by the Industrial Workers of the World, have closed twenty-six of the larger mills in these states out of a total of fifty-seven. Mrs. Eva Crane Is Winnipeg's first motor truck driver. Mrs. Crane drives one of the big delivery trucks for the Consolidated Rubber company. She loads her own truck, gets her orders from the office, delivers the goods to the customers of the firm, and to the railways, working alongside the ware- Granting a substantial increase in wages when prosperous conditions prevail, modifying the rustling card system and giving the miners a weekly pay day, the larger mining companies of tho Butte district reached an agreement which, it Is generally believed, will end the labor disputes which have paralyzed business in Butte for a month or-six weeks past. The recruiting detachment of the 236th Overseas Battalion of the McLean Highlanllers, ' are detained at New York awaiting orders to go to Fredericton, N.B. As a result of jho visit of the Highlanders last week a campaign is now in progress among a number of wealthy Scottish families to raise funds to supply kilts for the half of the battalion that has been resident in the United States. The jury sitting r.n the Inquest of the three men who were killed in the Canadian Pacific railway yards at Winnipeg by an engine coming into collision with a caboose in which the deceased were, found that the engine was beyond control at the time of the accident, but laid no blame upon Engineer Marriott. "The evidence proves the engine was out of repair," says the verdict, "and we recommend a more rigid inspection of all engines before leaving the shops." Ottawa, Ont, July 2ft.-Parliament did business on Saturday afternoon with less than a quorum of members In attendance. Tho house could havo been "counted out" almost any time during tho afternoon, ,but none of tho members were disposed to do that, the desire being to make as much headway With business as possible. The estimates of the department ot public works wero under review and during the few hours tho house was in session, millions of money for harbors, general public works, dredging, etc., was pnssod. Aid to Dry Dock* Announcement was made by Hon. Robert Rogers that legislation will be introduced in order to increase tho amount of government aid to companies which undertake the construction ot drydocks. He intimated that this was necessary because it is not possible at the present time for companies to finance drydock projects, unless more generous assistance is given to them. When legislation Increasing the amount of aid available for assistance in drydock construction was adopted the contract for drydocks Would be let to companies prepared to "do the work. The estimates for the national art! gallery were reduced and Mr. Rogers explained that it was intended 1 to make no purchases this year, in view ot the fact that the art gallery Is now being used by parliament. He (sald most of the pictures are being lonned to various art associations throughout the country. This was under the direction ot the art commission of which Sir Edmund Walker is chairman. Mr. Rogers was asked what had become of the statue of Marcy McGee The minister said that tho model had begn sent by tho sculptor to Belgium to "be cast shortly before the war. Before the statue had been shipped to Canada the country was over-run by the Germans and the work of art destroyed. The sculptor had been so dis Murphy declared that thin commission ot which Mr. Henford Evans Is the head had been appointed tor the purpose of killing the project'. This had been accomplished so far as the present government was concerned. It was true that considerable data had beon collected but there was nothing more to be done and he suggested that the office should be closed up. Would Not Block Scheme Mr. Rogers denlod that the purpose of the government had been to kill tho Georgian Bay cnnnl scheme. Mr. Evans, he said, had been named with the purpose of finding out how tho work could best be carried out In the interests ot the people. He had demonstrated that ho was tho best man for tho job. Changed conditions hnd made it impossible for the government to go ahead with the work, and the offlco would be closed very Bliortly. Mr. Evans, he said, was not now drawing a salary, having been appointed a member of another commission. The opposition suggested, that the Itoms should be dropped, but Mr. Rogers said at least a portion of the money would, be required before tho office Is closed. Mi. Lemicux moved that llio vote be reduced to $10,000. It was agreed In the end to allow tho Item to Btantl for tho present. GRASSY LAKE 10 RUN TRACTORS THROUGH PROVINCE . couraged he had not heard from him > treatment (From Our Own Correspondent) GrasBy Lake, July 28.-Mrs. Dan Courlor returned Sunday night from an extended visit in Portland, Ore. Mr, and Mrs. E. Ingleson ot Purple Springs are visiting the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luke Ralsbeck, for the past week. Mr.'and Mrs. Dan McKay and children of Carmangny who have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. R. J. McNabb, returned to their home Thursday. Jt. J. McNabb is at the Banff Sanitarium receiving treatment. Mlas McArthur of Olda, Alberta, is tho guest of her 'cousin, Mrs. H. E. Sands. Mr. and rMs. Nod James wont to Lethbridge Saturday for medical treatment. / Miss McArthur of Olds, Alberta, is the geust of her cousin, Mrs. H. E. Sands. Mr. and Mrs. Ned James went to Lethbridge Saturday for medical her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Flew. ' � The ladles of the Red Croia aent a consignment of ready-made garments to tho Calgary branch this week, consisting of one dozen day shirts, 20 pillow slips, 3 wash cloth*, 1 dozen towels, G7 handkerchiefs, 2 bed-aide sacks, 3 pairs hospital slippers, 6 pairs pajamas. The ladles expect to put on a dance the night ot August 10th, Sports Day, to raise money to carry on their work. Sports Day. Grassy Lake 1b putting on a "Sports Day" on August 10th. The several committees have been appointed and are busy with their plans, a novel feature ot the sports Is to be a tug-of-war between town men and country men, which Is creating great Interest, each captain is already choosing bis men and it Is said several bets are up already as to the winners, the race track Is being put in shape for hone races and auto races. Pioneer Day, July 24th, waa very fittingly observed by the Latter Day SalntsSaints people last Tuesday by holdings a picnic on the church grounds. A dinner was served tor tho children at twelve' o'clock, the afternoon was then spent In games and sportB. Foot races, throe legged race, standing jump and ar unning race for tho ladies which wob won by MIsb Anderson first, Mrs. Wasden second. At tour o'clock a game of base ball was played between the married men and single men, resulting In a* scoro of 5 to 11 In favor of tho single men. In the evening a very enjoyable danco was given. MiibIc was furnished by iBow Island orchestra. The National Elevator Co.'s crew have finished building the elevator and are now building a coal shed. since. He said the question of securing a new statue would be taken up later. Georgian Bay Canal When the vote of $20,000 to cover the cost of the commission of inquiry into the feasibility ot the Georgian Bay canal was reached Hon. Charles THE "TWO FOR ONE" IS COMING. Mr. and -Mrs. Job Llevvlyn, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Job Llowlyn, Jr., and their families left in their cars Wednesday-for. a week's outing at Water-ton Lakes. Mrs. Hearst of Taber Is the Kiiest of DON'T MISS THE "TWO FOR ONE." Traction Engine REPAIRS We are well equipped to handle ell kinds of repair work on either steam or gas traetora. Only high elaia work leavea our shop, and we will quote you prices that are right. N1VEN BROS. 21$ First Ave. 8. Phone 1732 Toronto, July 26.-With a view to carrying out a policy of preparedness for a bumper crop next year, the house men in the shipping department | provincial department of agriculture of the firm, asking and accepting no! is arranging to start 60 tractors assistance other than is ordinarily ac- j throughout the province within the corded to a man on the job. I next week or so. Scotch Songs at Chautauqua Lachlan MacNeill. Star of Scotch Concert Party, In Harry Lauder's Sontfs The Right Furnace McClary's Sunshine Furnace is absolutely right-right in idea, i& design* i in construction, in price and in performance. It's a furnace made for your needs and is complete in every single detail. Writ j for free, descriptive booklet. McOaryfc SUNSHINE FURNACE LOHQOH TORONTO MONTREAL WINNIPEG VANCOUVER ST. JOHN, N.B. HAMILTON /CALGARY � SASKATOON EDMONTON For Sa'e by The DIXON SHEET METAL CO. LTD. Autos Painted Painting: Decorating Paperhanging Morgan 964 11th 8treet 8. & Whittaker 612 7th Street 3. Phone 1820 DIRECTOR r OP AUTO LIVERY AND DRAYING DOCTOR'S NEGLECT. WESTERN LIBERALS MUST LEAVE NO ROOM FOR DOUBT. Eastern Conservative papers, at least a few of the more rabid of them, are playing the old party game to the limit in an effort to create a false! issuing -___.... Impression of tbe intention ot west- imrroper record on the actjal ca'ivo ajrn Mberata whan they meet at their of death and in neRlecting to uov.fy convention In Winnipeg early Sn 1police or the chief coroner ugu.it. The Toronto New, notad for Toronto, July 26.-The inquiry into the death ot Florence Cook, the 17 year old school girl who died in tho Western hospital July 1, will be concluded tonight. The evidence was completed last'night but owing to tho heat an extra session was determined on when the jurors will assemble to prepare their verdict. The dea'.h of the girl was due to acute peritonitis caused by an Infection from without according to the evidence of Dr. Geoffrey who assisted in making tho autopsy. Or. Jytnes F. Dawson, it�< physician who was called in to attond Florence, was in the witness box the greater part of the evonlng. He admitted that he was aware of the actual trouble the girl was suffering from a few minutes after ho was called in and that ho errod v,h';n he concealed from the fostor mother the real cause of the girl's trouble, In a death certificate wit* an lta rabid partyism, hopes that nothing good will come out ot the convention. Hare is what the Toronto News would have tbe east think of Western Liberalism: HAIL INSURANCE In eel�c-ting 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 adjustments. - ' Bueh an investigation will show the BRITI8H CROWN as a leader. Don't take a chance. Let u� place It In the Brltls.i Crown. R. V. Gibbons & Co. PHONE 1191 BALMORAL BLOCK If You Are Going to Watertoii Lakes Phone Boulton's Auto Livery We will be glad to give you all information possible.' Our rates are reasonable. Phone 1206, Lethbridge, Alta. The Hudson Auto Livery A BIG 7-PAS8ENQER CAR Stand: Palace Confectionery Phone No. 668 Resident Calls, day or night, No. 1261. "Meet Me at the Palace" Jjw plan to nottUnc leaa than an badoea SCHOONER FOUNDERED New York, July 28.--News of the foundering ot tho British schooner P. Q. French off Barbadoen July 7, waa received hera today. The crew was saved. The schooner, 149 groim tons sailed from this port June 26 for Bar- T1IK Scotch Concert Party, featuring Luculan MacNeill, the popular Canadian tenor, with assisting artists on piano and violin, afford the ideal Chautauqua attraction, for the mcmberx of the company not only glva au excellent account of themselves its muslclaus, but prove capital entertain- ers ns well. Their programs include) favorite selections from the operas, folk Kongs and the best In the popular music of the day. In the evening Mr. MacNeill In Scotch costume will present readings, songs undi impersonation* Immortalized by Scotland's canniest con* dlan, Mr. Harry Lauder. CATTLE FOR SALE I HAVE 200 HEAD OF CHOICE COWS AND HEIFERS, 2 TO 5 YEARS OLD. THESE ARE MILK STRAIN DURHAM6 AND ARE AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE BUNCH. INSPECTION INVITED. APPLY C. RABY 410 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH PHONE 1553 OTT'S AUTO LIVERY Oay Phone 1640 Night Phone 707 DRAYING Phonsa 1846 or 1166 Turner & Witchell Office at Kennedy's 410 13th *t J DRAYING * Of All Kinds WcstcrnTransfcrCo. Limited Office-�. P. to. Freight Bnatfs PHONES . Office.......... 1161 tablet ..... 1064 ;