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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAISY HERALD TUESDAY, JUNE 1, IMS alberta DAILY WMKLY. lily, delivered, 'per 1UT. by 1.00 1.00 TILEFHONtS; InilnMS Omoe Hjj tffiorlsl OIBce W. A. Budliwn John Director Business Manager IQUND THE CIRCLE IF' THE WAR German forces have joined the Aus- rians in their fight to drive off the talians, Just as a few months they aln'ed thoir ally in an attempt to stem he Russian tide into Hungary. King 'ictor of Italy. Umielf a brother-In- iw'of the Kaiser, heads his own army gainst the common enemy of German Billtarism. The British have declared a block- ,de in the Dardanelles. There Is very litle news of the operations of the leets and land forces in this sphere if the war. The British and French have gained [round in northern France, and tha ssians have checked the Austro- rman forces on all sides, which satisfactory. itimates of Canadian casualties io e, includius the heavy losses of week's fighting, place the total 9000, as nearly as many-soldiers as tsda sent to South Africa altogeth- during the Boer War. two. farming suffered as a result; then the period of lean due largely to light rainfall. Dry land did not bring the result anticipat- ed, and the men who neglected or gave up Irrigation, soon began to realize that irrigated farming farinine you could depend upon'year dn and year out. Thei. again land Is expensive compared with dry land, and consequently when crops were good upon tne dry iaim, farmers thought it foolish to pay almost double tho price for irrigated land, forget- ting, of course, that irrigated farming had a surety of water each year for the crop, and that for mixed farming It was far and away ahead of dry land. Furthermore, irrigated fanning re- Quires experience and training more than does farming upon what we call ry land. You cannot properly and uccessfully irrlgato land without a nowledge of the principles of irriga- on. We we more likely to settle the district with men from other rrigated districts than WB are to put men upon it from: districts or coun- ries where irrigation is unknown. Ir- gation has never been taken full ad- antage of in this country, largely for he reasons outlined. We must re- member, however, that where irriga- on has been properly practised it been a success, and a marked MO- cess at that. The man with irri- ated farm, possessing a sood acreage of alfalfa along with a goodly head of vestock, is to envied. He is prac- ically assured of a return from his roperly every year, whether the rain alls or" not. When this fact is more ully realized, the population will move to'the irrigated district, and when this district is fully populated nd cultivated, the City of Lethbridge rill grow in in wealth. ME TO CAST BOH AWAY 'he cold truth was uttered at the ird of Trade meeting the other it. S. S.'Dunhara spoke words of Bom about the of citizens ling together. As long as there divisions and Cliques in the city !csnnot eipect io build up a very -Lethhrtdge sentiment In the ntry surrounding us, but if we get ether and continually speak wel our city of our neighbors, tha _.j -who come in from the outaide trade with us will likely catch the Ht and will become ambassadors 'the promotion of the wellare of l city. Nothing does more harm to ilty than the possession of citizens o continually oritlciae the place in loh they flveT Criticism "may be "de- Ted at many times, tat whatevai ticlsni we offer we should keep i ay from the ears of. the outsiders d; this criticism should be Intend for the good of the city, and" no -.the sake of getting even with some ement or individual. Jealousy ii the came of friction hich 4oee harm in a community. I e :citizena got together in a trai ovement lor the advancement o thbridge, we would no deubt be nrprised at the which wouli ike place. Team work is much more ttective than pulling on ay_'aad another. We have passe rough the stage of speculation, and _ reached era of true develop ent. Any man who visits the coun r Bumnndinx jLethbridge shoul Mom possessed with, the spirit c Itk'lh our fntnre. The irrigated dis rtet wheei it well settled i guarantee alne of oar future, tm must remember that age: __i this district, we have di rating districts tributary to us tha mi productive of wealth, re also hold our place a he great domestic coal supftrin entre for western Canada. Wit nlona the future shwil ppeal to "us. Remember that i lildlng a city, as in building a bus Big up the dandelloas. aome of the unemployed to root out the dandelions on the boule- vardsl A Creston hen hatched fourteen chickens.from thirteen eggs. Evident y 1916 is going to be a year unu ual yields. OUR POINT OP VIEW "THE RISING TIDE Cartoon from New York Times. PICKED UP IN IASSINGI FOR THE 1USV MAN Pat Hums of Calgary says he has been in.'-the.'West thirty-five years, ant predicts that IMS will be the best of all. Here's hoping he proves to be a good prophet, Saskstpon LIBertli chose as _their eani'lditeibr'the Federal J; F. Cairns, one of the merchant princes of the west. He will be a winner. He has unbennding faith in Saskatoon and 3askaloon has unbounding faith in Cairns. 0 T. Manuel, of Chester, Pa., is charged with stealing a ton of tools, one" at a time. War rates make the cost oi rail tickets for United States dogs one cent more than before. Chicago women want milkmen to be made to wear rubber heels so as not to disturb sleepers. Jen Davis, national hobo leader nd of the late Hotel' de' Gink, says lilly Sunday is a religious tramp. The will of A. Los An- ol the shows ITALY'S QUEEN PREPARES AID THE WOUNDED To hear some of our people talk loraetimes, one would conclude that had hail storms and early frosts only visited the west, and that Ontario never suffered from such damage. This, 'of course, ia not the case, On- tario is not a favored province. Only last week frost destroyed a large por- tion of the fruit and a hailstorm was io severe that it smashed every window in a church at _ Mark-dale. Cheer up, ye critics, Alberta is Just as good, il not better than the rest of the world. Raymond il to be complimented up- on possessing yowng men who are am'- hitloaa to equip themselves, with com- plete knowledge ot agriculture. Not long ago; J. F. Anderson, the young man who thowed-sijcn marked ability combatting the cutworm pest, grad- uated from the Ontario Agricultural College at Omelpiv with the degree of B.8JL, and now Myron; Holmes, son of Henry the man who made fame'tor himself wi his "district by winning the Rionely engine at the Dry Rev. Stephen Card, in the Metho- ist ministry fifty years, died at Brockville. in his 77th year. _ Three men and a woman were rouna iving in an old four-foot smokestack ying on the ground at Reading, Pa. Henry Sykes, a veteran of the Kiel ebellion, and a former member of he Mounted Police, died at Moose Jaw. Owing to hard times and the com- petition of the jitneys the Toronto street railway is laying oH fifty :rews. The convicted mayor of Terre Haute, Ind., has to dig-post holes at jCtvenworth jail for breaking prison a city, as in bunoing a. ou. .Congress ,ew yem ago, M we.mu.t pall together .n order gecure. ;he same degree. The knowledge which .these young men have gained 'ill'ha of inestimable value, not only M themselves, but to their fellow farmers, and to be that their service to the cause ot agriculture will he recogniz- ed, and that it win not be long before they are given a. place in'the prov- ince where they can carry on agricul- tural training, and thus assist In ad- vancing the cause of better farming. succeed.- A mac engaged in a usiness institution who would be- ,tle goods 6e had for sale, or ho had7: little faith In toe develop- ent of his business, wotrid scon be the scrap heap. Is It not sale say that citizens who fail to pull tth those who have faith in Lett- ridge and the country sumwndlng t, are destined for a place so far in ke rear "that they will eventually fall y the way side' Now is the time for rue optlnJam. Now is the moment two we snouW possess the greatest iih in the fiiture'of our i-ountry. At the of Trade meeting aJsa awe food sound observations were "on. the irrigation prospects ia is district. It.is true that full ad- intage .has not been taken of irriga- m la ecnWrn Alberta. This is not, i oar Judgment, fault of the system, where Irrigation has been pro- sriy 'practised, have met tttlyct Irrigation means tensive fanning, intensive farm- ig' meant hard work. In the'years bea the rainfall waa heavy, and when le rainfall was heavy, and when to be the opportunity of Jang bumper crops of grain, farm- .Irrigation alaiost en- tf, and started oat to seed the dry L tmsae rick la a year or To Frem Prltaln. SAILINGS. From Montreal. Steamera Gtasiow JUKI 12. 22 July 17 July M Attiiwla 'Cassandra Athtnla May M June I July! tfiy t m Bicellent cabin and third-claw.ac- commodation Rates respectively. cabin only. Theae steamers are fitted with twin screws, bilge keeli (which prevents vessela rolling at and wireless telegraphy. For rates and other Information ap- ply to any steamship nr r t. LIOMA ral Agent aid at .Del., Germans- ad forfeited the love.of God. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Miller and Chas. Jones are arrested. Jor. robbing. ..the ail at Racine, Wis., of Oregon and-Washington apple grow- rs say a big vcar is due ruit. in that The beautifur dowager Queen Mar gherita, mother of Kins -Victor Em manuel, has instructed that the sec ond floor of her palace be prepared ai a hospital, anticipating Italy's partlci patioa'in the war. rules. An Australian latterly been engaged in the sher- iff's office. People's Forum BREWERY MEN NOT RESPONSIBLt Editor ol the Herald Dear attention has been drawn to a letter apvearing in you last issue, from Mr. -J. W. McKean cleric of St. Andrew's church, in which he asks if we were cognizant of the fact that the publicity boards outside their church had been plas- tered with the Union Brewery Work ers' label. Our answer to that question i "No." We are a union composed c workers who believe in the justice o our cause, and do not desire or need any "dirty" work to further its ends H labels appeared on you church boards they must havs beer thi AH woman, Mrs. C. Francis, convicted oi smuggling jew- sls at San Francisco, was freed on a maternity plea. Sing Sing convicts, objected to the safe-blower tenor as a choir roaster, so a Rochester professional has been engaged as teacher. Jos. Barker, J. P. for more than 50 years, Division Court Clerk for as ong a period, and a former mayor, s dead at Kincardine. Rev. Thos. Eakin is likely to.suc- ceed Rev. Crawford Brown as pastor of St. Andrew's church, King street, Toronto. Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish, wife of the inancier and railroad man, and lead- er of New York's social set, is dead at Glen Cliff, her summer home. Lieut. J. -M. Currie was killed in action in France. He was an -old resident of Moosimin, Sask., and had "a all union men-desire it'to be. ____ i But by the way, might the absence Mrs. Tomlinson, a woman about 28 the Union Label irom the prohi in Uill An tfiic hnarri hSV u surreptitiously obtained and as i8 a criminal offence we wish it tc be made known that any one usin our labels without authority, will be proceeded against and the fullest pen alty exacted. At the same time we disassociat ourselves from the despicable actio and trust our opponents in this 'cam yaign will us credit for befti able to conduct a "clean campaign, years of age, living in South Hill, Moose Jaw, was drowned in the riv- er there in an effort to save her three-year-old chrld. It. is announced that .the two Port Arthur daily papers, the Daily News and Evening Chronicle will appear as one paper, called the Evening News Chronicle, commencing June 7. Inspects Railway Construction Corps St "John, N. B., May Geo. Bury, vice-president of the Canadian Pacific railway, inspected Cana- dian Overseas railway construction corps here today, and afterwards at- tended their field manoeuvres.: Later in the day he visited their camp and dined with the officers at their mess. Mr. Bury expressed himself more than pleased at the fitness ol the corps. They arc above the average' in physique, are in splendid health, un- der good discipline and every one of them most eager to serve their em- pire. This corps is laade up Kclnsive- ]y of the CaliadiaB nays and arc experts isUhc. branches of railway, eonsUltction gpl bition literature on this board, hav caused other interests to have becom busy with the j'stickers.'' Signed on behaH of the Internation al' Brewery Workers, MAUKICE ATTWOOD, Sec.-Treas. MADE IN CANADA BERMUDA CAUSBUKY COLLAFts SIM.IH. OHTAlilO BENEATH THE i PMMEIHILD 604WFY LETTER BY OADS1Y Miy never ns but it pours-. Aooldents never me singly.' Tloi, a row. Three d- other wise'saws are passing from' oiith to .mouth as tho result of the obHn government's downfall. Tfhe three accidents tho soothsayers re In mind have nil happened to the nierviitlve party within a year, and pretty welt distributed as danger gns. First. Premier Flemmlng of ew Brunswick was Investigated and seated; next, Sir Richard Mc- was sandbagged by his chiof end and adviser, Attorney-General towser; now Sir Roclmond Roblin eids to late nnd a graft enquiry that list bo dodged if it can't be headed f.. The Wight, as far as its cmu-se cnn trnced by public evunts, seems to lost equally the Maritime provinces, e'wiilrtle West aud Brltl'h Co'i'imbia. extends from ocean to ocenn, seiz- ic on those spots which will give It om to spread to tha most advantage. Is uelug recalled by persons skilled Perfect Tea must be used foraperfectly infusion. ________ Tea is the acme of perfection, being all pure, delicious tea. Black, Mixed or Green. SCOTT. TEMPERANCE BILL IS PREPARED lr reading the writing on tho wall tli e Conservative popular majority 11 was something less than 32000 id that 'little more of this thing 11 word Is used as Borden government for ood. As matters stand, the Liberals con- rol five provincial governments out nine, and are reaching for Number .x'. The Y.ukon Territorial Council is onservatlve at present, but as the ikon never aims to be out in the cold ny more than Its riosltiou in the Arc- c Circle warrants, there is Httlo iubt it would be Liberal If public op- ion In the larger part of Canada anted that way. No one blames the niton for wanting to be on the sunny de of politics, if only to offset the nrd winters. At all events, things are etling no better fast, and that Is one aeon why the Borden government oils forward to an election In Sep- mber, unless otherwise detained. B.C. Mystery The catastrophe in New Brunswick aa seen print, and need not be ex- ained again now, but Sir Richard cBride's misfortunes in British Col- mbia are still wrapped in a certain mount of mystery. It seems that Sir ichard was challenged' to a test of rength by his grand vizier Bowser. 'Ken the caucus showed twenty-one twenty-one In the matter ol an el- ction, which the young Premier had et'Mlis heart on. Sir Richard realized ha.t his kingdom had been divided, ailed for his horse, metaphorically leaking, and rode away to London i see his friend and exemplar Win- on Churchill, who once advertised m as having "the seal of ilsh des- ny on his it that oivser removed the seal, and that lr Richard would be quite satisfied ow to become Agent-General for Brl- sh Columbia in a fair alary and opportunities to indulge is-taste for the best English society. In spite of reports; to the contrary, ir Richard is not a'rich man. All e 'got out of politics was a good llv- nr He is the Immortal Boy. takes 0 thought of the morrow, spends his money that way, and adopts the same ollcy toward Crown land and rall- ,-ay subsidies. It's tlie Irish generos- ty in him that makes him as free vlth your money as he is with his and a. faith in human na ure which leads htm to accept the word of land-grabbers and subsidy ogs as being as good as their bonds which Isn't putting too high a rvalue n it at that. At any rate, the rare Id fair old -golden days of dream urnbises, with a backing of promis ory notes are pretty well over in Bri ish Columbia, and Sir Richard is look ng around for another job. Sir Rich no hand at financing a deficit Bowser makes a better fist of it. Be ng originally a Bluenose, he can face blue outlook better than Sir Richard is a typical son of the Pacific Slope. Still he was the bright little Homing glory while he lasted. Externally Sir Richard modelled ilmself on Sir Wilfrid Laurier, copy rig his hair and his clothes, and other ratward and visible signs, but when i :ame to copying his mind and hi: itatesmansnip, Sir Richard couldn' come up to the specifications. How ever, he once spent twenty-five thau land dollars welcoming Sir Wilfrid t( 3ritish Columbia's midst, said sum jeing half admiration and half pol ilcs. Sir Richard was looking towarc Ottawa at that time, certain advance! thinkers in the Conservative party, in eluding Rufus Pope, subsequently Senator, having groomed him to re- place Robert Borden, who wasn't sue 1 success then as be became aftei wards. The twenty-five thousand dp lar reception was Sir Richard mak Ing a splash for the Ottawa oonspira ;ors. But that was as far as it go 3ir Richard wisely stuck to his ow little flower pot, did not Invite con pa Itogina, -Snak.. May 30.-The tom- pernnce legislations! the-Scott gov- ernment, which lias excited such wide- spread interest, is-contained ill a bill entitled "An Act Governing the Sale of with n-short title o! "The Sales of Liquor Act. It contains 213 clauses and various les, and is divided 'into five-.parts, will be discussed in the legislature Thursday next. Any liquid containing more than per cent, ol alcohol is deemed to intoxicating, but untamentod ape juice in hermetically sealed bot- BS is not s'6 considered. There is to one commissioner in general charge the whole system of provincial li- ar stores, as the dispensaries are be called. The word "dispensary not to be employed. The commis- oner is to hold office, [or 10 years oiu appointment, but' is open to re- oval "on address ol .the, legislative The commissioner alone shall pur- ase all liquors intended lor lawful le in Saskatchewan, and all sup- ies required in. connection with the iittrisons by entering the larger ind remained true to British Columbi long as British Columbia could a ford It. The "seal of high destiny may result in his-becoming a Unlor 1st-candidate for an English const! (.he Three Musketeer Winston and Dick and Galloper Sirilt 'it will hardly lead him bac to the premiership of British Coluir bia again. A Fallen Autocrat Sir Rodmond. lived by the swor ao to speak, and he perished by i Autocrat though he was of f'lftee years' standing, he could not stan before th'e march of the Cameron ma meaning Sir Douglas, the lieutenan governor. The immovable obttac had to give way before the irreslstib ipulse: In short, Sir Kodm'ond m Outside of the mllllo dollar mystery altogether, Sir Ro mond -brought his fate on his. head fty'lito own mental and te'mpe lental habitudes. A tyrant can i ...jch with a free country as long a he uses finesse, but coarse work, Ilk the last Manitoba election, Is almo stem.. v A manufacturer 01 liquor in Sas- atchewan may manufacture for outsidB tbe .province, but de- all not sell or deliver liquor to any ic in-the-province other than -the mmissioncr. Stores may be estab- slied in any city or town where at ic passing of this act there are remises licensed to sell liquor by liolesale: -Qn.the outside and over c front door of the premises used a store- there shall be exhibited in rge letters the words, "Saskatche- an Liquor Store." J'Ull view of the tcrior of the store shall not be oli- tuctsd. No glass, .cups..or drinking vessels of any kind shall be brought into'a store. Tho attorney-general shall forward to each store at regular intervals lists of persons convicted from time to time o! being drunk and disorder- ly, ol selling liquor illegally, or of having committed any other offence against the act. The quantity ol liquor to be sold in any one day to any one person slmll not be more than five gallons of wine or beer, or one gallon of any other liquor, nor less than one pint. Ml stores shall be closed on Sunday, Christmas Day, Good Friday and Day and also on statu- tory holiday or public holiday de- clared by the premier, either provin- cial or Dominion, on every polling day for a Dominion or provincial election, or bye-election, or munici- pal or school election. A liquor reserve 'account 'is to be created to make any loss that may bo incurred if for any cause the sys- tem or any store may cease to exist. Such sums so set aside are not to exceed in. any year 10 per ot tho cost of the estimated average stock in trade and 25 per cent, of tho trade fixtures and furnishings, this reserve moreover, is never at any time to exceed 50 per cent, of tho estimate cost oi the stock ia tradq on hand. It is forbidden to drink liquor in trains or street cars within the vince of Saskatchewan. The conduc. tor on a train may arrest any. per- son violating the act. The following notice must be posted up In all trains "Drink or offering intoxicating li- quors to others upon is prohibited by law. re to get him In wrong with the emocracy. Besides, Sir Rodmond as left'appreciably .weaker when Bob ogers went to Ottawa, en Sir has Ever sine; lowed his ght haud.'to know what his left was he cbiild hardly pre- ent Bob, the con- equence lias been a terrible mess, t the time 'Bob went to Ottawa there ere rumors that Sir P.odmond was alous, but events seem to have just- ied Premier Bordeu's choice. At any ate, Bob Rogers is on the job yet, htte Sir Rodmond has lost his. Sir odmond as the at Ottawa, oing wo: ,rk wearing Bob's do you know about that? nd yet Sir Rodmond thought he had in him. 'There "is reason tb'believe.that the Jon. Doctor. Montague was only a ale, cereal substitute for Bob Rog- rs In the Roblin cabinet. The Doc- or a good long bow, in 1887 hen In Monkjwas twice oidedl.and. he did fairly weft In the bwell ahdjTupper cabjnets.as hey he seeins to have lost mch of.'his cunning "between 1896, when he disappeared from Dominion politics, and 1913, when he bobbed np again in Manitoba. Politics Is very much liko lose jwir: touch If you stop playing for aevent teen years. Dr. Montague Hoodoo The truth is that Dr. Montague W and always has .been a first-class boo. doo. Sir nodmond Roblin should; have dodged him on his record. To take him into a cabinet any time .dun ing the year 1913, or any year with a 13 In It, was simply .tweaking Fate by the nose. Dr. Montague has a special affinity for moribund governments. The Conservative government at tawa lasted Just sir months after he) joined it; the Conservative ment at Winnipeg lasted' eighteen months under similar circumstances. Will it be necessary for the Doctor to board the ship for the third time to prove that rocking the boat la the best thing: he does? I -trow not. Caesar asked for fat men who sleep o' nights .to act as .-cabinet: ministers, but there is no sleep where'Dr. Mon- tague is. -He is tat, burden is; H. F. G. Daddy, Mother, Joan and Baby each and all find health in The gentle biit sure laxative Pleasant to take, and therefore very desirable for children. Mild and easy on the metal tee by ReisJisStorea, everywhere. J. D, Higintiottiaiii ltd. ;