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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE l.t00 in India who want home rule, nevertheless .Mrs. Besant, who is a clover speaker and a dangerotis intriguer,, is working energetically to ombnrraa British power In that country. "It honVo rule Is granted, and there Is a great volume ot mistaken opinion In the Old Country* In favor ot It bocnuso It Is domocrntic, Indln would have within one month n revolution that would shako thu foundn-tlons of tho Kmplro. Indln will hnvo Home Rule, but not yet. She Is not prepared. She is ndvnnchiR raiildly in the .commercial field, but the time for domooratlc government In Hint country has not come. Britain la anxious that the time should come, and Is doing everything to prepare the people tor its Inception, but the great mass of the, people muflt be Christ-' iauUed uud educated botoro democratic government can bo instituted." Ag'rlcbitural Conditions, Speakliig ot ngrlcultUrul conditions in India. Dr. Wllklo stated thai the methods used there are tho most crude, but efforts are being made to introduce modern methods. Ur. Wilkie, on tho mission tnrm, is using dry farming methods gathered when ho attended tho Dry FarmhiR Cnngros� hero In 1912, and he is securing yiolil;t of wheat up to 30 buholo to the acre as ngalnat the average Hindu yield of six bushels. Modern farming machinery is slowly being Introduced and India will yet bo a great grain produce lug country. WANT AUSTRIA 10 OPPOSE SCHEMES FORANNEXATIS Amsterdam, July 29.-A resolution declaring In' favor of an Immediate peace without annexations and indemnities was offered In the Austrian lower house Saturday by Deputy Stanekon, on behalf of the Czech league. The resolution declared that a declaration of the war is useless from a standpoint of both humanity and political utility. It BHserted that all peoples should have the right to self-determination and asked that the league and Austi-Ia-Hungary oppose the annexationist and Imperialistic policy which had gained the upper hand in Germany and try. itself to find a way to make a democratic peace. generous assistance of surrounding farmers the citizens of Taber have apent Tuesday and Friday repairing their nialn streets. "Doctor, lawyer, merchant, chief, Rich man, poor man, beggar man -" Were all on desk and worked like nailers and many hands made light work. Stones, nticks, wire, tin cans and .unsightly grass disappeared as by magic, crossings were graded, holea filled up and a top dressing ot cinders laid down. Nov/ tho worthy citizen stalks his streets with pride and says "Let Mr. Herbsman or the kniaor come, we are prepared."-^The new Board of Trade who Initiated this clean-up movement as well as called together the citizens' meeting to discuss the school prlnclpalshlp is to be congratulated. \Vo shall have u civic conscience and a civic pride in Taber it this goes on. A valuable and far reaching discovery was made on theao cleaning days which wo pass on for tho good of other parched towns. Little Playliig Johnny who for months has been wishing oil our rain to Spain was among those mustered nut for road work. He begged hard to got off to play, but tho colonel was obdnrato. And lo, the little beggar had not been wielding tho shovel an hour before ho began wishing for rain that he might rest his back. And it came-both days, co;)lo'i� siovvere, MORE COMMODITIES ARE PLACED ON THE LICENSED LISTS iC'jn-TivnED rnoM Pbont Paoi> PARLIAMENT OF VETERANS NOW N SESSION. EAS Toronto, July 29.~The Dominion parliament of tlio G.W.V.A. la being held ii\ Toronto todny. Uclurned men from the .Atlantic to the Pacific are represented by 200 delegates wlio are assembled at the second annual convention. The feature of todny's proceedings was the address ot tho president, Con-one! W. P. Purney, ot llulltax. who strongly criticized the "unreasonable nttitiiilo of some of the members, which was losing public sympathy." "Good things." he auld. "must conio through legislation and we want tho government to put the noces.sary proposals Into law. But no government :s inclined to legislate against public opinion and tho Groat War Veteraus' .\srtociatiou must keep p\iblic confidence. "What a pity it would bo all around if wo sliouid lose puhlic confidence. "But let me tell you wo aro in danger of losing public confidence on which so much depends. U is because we aro harboring men who are unreasonable, men who in somo quarters have earned the name of "anarchists" and "ngitators," who havo London, July 29.-The Gorman ro-I rent Is being conducted skillfully, tho ground has favored them, and the (louse woods hnvo enabled them to hold up Mumy tliouaands ot advancing troops with a few small groups ot mnchlno guns, saya a Router corrce-pondont with tho Anterican troops In Franco. Tho enemy losses Ifcivo been very small, ho ndds, compared to the advantage gained, for time Is of more value to the German conunnnd than many .soldiers. Tlio GtM-ninns have lost a great deal bnaldos ground but hnvo carried oft almost all of the guns, doubtless being coiui/olled to destroy much ammunition. The nnemy lias suffered a great moral defeat In severe losses In men, but the retirement has coat him nothing compared to damage suffered by ills vain nssnuUa oast of Rhelms. When tho allies come against hia prepared position they will doubtlcsa find him in groat strength. 250U.S. N BRITISH WATERS London, July 29-"There is no branch of Anglo-American activity In which co-operation and comradeship" are more marked and more complete than In the navy," said Sir Eric Geddes, first lord of the British admiralty, speaking today at the American luncheon club. "There aro more than 250 American warships now based on this side," Sir Eric said, "and Mr. Roosevelt (American assistant secretary of the navy) has aaaiir-.d us th.1t this number will Increase faster In the future than in the pact," ATTACKED BY SUBS. An Atlantic Port, July 30.- Three transAtlantic liners which arrived here yesterd.iy reported ] havlna been attacked by German submarines, each of them when about two hundred miles off the Atlantic Coast in Lititude 38.35, longitude 70.40. All three vessels by superior speed escaped un-dam.-igcd after a runnlno fight which lasted aeveral hours, lirought the Great War Veterans into dlspito." The convention was welcomed by Sir William Menrst and Mayor Churcii. "IVE BEEN HAVING-A ^ LITTLE HARD LUCK, AND I I WANT YOU TO ACCOM MO :5AT� ME WITH CREDIT iiUNTIL. 1 CAN PAY." WHY OONT YOU ASK THESE OUT-Or-TOWN Houses YOU HAVE GEEN PATffONIZINCr FOR. THE 1_AST SIX MONTHS TO HELP YOU }" tractod therefrom; monazite sand; nickel ore, malto, or any ferro-alloy or chemical extracted therefrom; optical glasses, palm oil or platinum; rice, rubber manufactured goods, rubber, reclaimed waste or scrape, shellac, alsal, sodium potassium, or calcium nitrates; soya bean oil; sugars; tanning materials; tin in bars, blocks, pigs, or grain or granulated; i tin ore, and tin concentrates, or: any chemical extracted there ' from; titanium, titanium ore. or any ferro-alloy or chemlcil extracted therefrom; tobacco; tunr-.sten ore or any ferro-alloy or chemical exlracted therefrom; vanadium, van-i adlum ore, or any ferro-alloy or chemical extracted therefrom; vegetables Ivory or taguenuts; wheat and wheat flour; wolframite; 'wool, A license is required when any of the following articles are exported to uU dcBtinatlons with the exception of the United Statos and in the case of parts of marine engines a license must be secnrod when exporting to the United States as well: Asphalt, beverages, non-alcoholic, containing HUgar; celluloid; films, as follows: moving picture and other photographic films. unexpo!icd, exposed but undeveloped and exposed and developed; marine ouKinos, parts; newspapers, old; phospliorouH sesqul rulphlte; photographic plates, unexposed, ex-posod but undeveloped and exposed and developed: .steano; tallow, telegraphic apri.'iraUis; valerian; v/oofi, including logs, timber, round, hewn, sawed, sldnd or squared lumber, manufactured In all dimensions for commercial uses, Incdudlng woods suitable for gun storks, airplane propeller blades, venoira for airplane and hydroplane fraiiu!H, ordnunco construction and woi>d handles for tools necessary for wr.r supplies; walnut, muhogany or |]ir(hwaoc| cut for parquet flooring. Partly maniitactured nrticle.s in nn iijifinlsl)od shape that are to bo comiilet.od Into a finished article ut the point ot deslUiatlon when made from spoclflod woods such as R-n doslts. barreb, furniture stock parquet lloorlng, t;uoj)eri^J^,etc, A PLAIN TRUTH A man may patronize the mail order houses for years-may send them in that time hundreds of dollars-^and at the same time they wouldn't accommodate him for a two-cent stamp. This is the plain, unvarnished truth. If you think otherwise try it for yourself and see. These out-of-town houses do not know you-di) not care to know you-are not interested in you in any way -only in the money you send them. Spend-your money with our own townsmen, who know you for what you real y are, who appreciate your worth, your business, your assistance in k�iJ4i'y^ home interests. IM'i ;