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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRroCE DAILY HERALD SAtUBDAY, JUNE 1, 1918 XctbbriOae, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor* and Publiohcrb fME LETHBRIDQE HERALD PRINT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED , SS3 6th Stree'. South, Lethbrldgo W. A. Buchat'.sn )Pr�i�ldent end Managing Director lohn Tonanco  - Bualnbsa Mannger TELEPHONES Business Office .............. Wltoriil Offlc*.............. 12** ; Datly. ; D*lly. Dally, Subsorlptlon RatMl deliTorod, per week......lO delivered, per year ,....15.00 ____,. by mall, per year ......I*.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....|1.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..|2.0� Date* of expiry of subscriptions appear dally on address label Acoept-ftace of papers :.tte. eiplratitn Q�to la our authority to contlnuo tb� subscription. Soutllern Alborin have led in prcnliic- j tioii, and this ralhvi\y lUslrlc; li:is slilpiH'd over lOO.OOO.dOO binhuls of grain to help food tho Alllo.-i, Tlile yoar there art> good Indlcatkm.; that rvory previous record will ho !>ri)k"ii. We know the r�cord for nrci ;itiilor crop In tho Lcthbridgo district haj been lirokci by a couple hundrt-il thousand acres, and with a conl lunation of the weather whivh Is now being granted lis. wo should pas."* tho ("O.OOO.OOP bUBliGl mark thl.-i year. Let UJ hope this proves to be the c:i;e, f.ot .so much tor tho sake of our own prosperity but that "-o may li.ne a very largo .surplus for shlpnunu to mmii PARTY ELO J Cardstou. -May ;tO.-After the ned Triiiiigln dance started oft tho campaign for sul>scriptlona which has proven to be such a Krent succciis, a farewell party was hold at the homo of .Air. William Low, tor his son, Irwin Low. who left tho next morning for training at Calgary. Into tho woo hours of the morning, the splendid little crowd enjoyed them.selvcs, alng-ing and reciting, and piano playing tho Allies. ICvery bushel wi'.l L'ount in j and was served with a dainty luncheon tho fight against the Kaiser and what he stands tor. THE PROGRESS of THE WAR. Tho Aisne battle line now fonns a narrow head with Looh&rmel as its point, just north of. tho Marne. > It reats on Coucy Le Chateau on the west and Rhelms on the east. These two points are thirty-tour and a-halt, miles apart and the old battle line lay betweori tho two with slight undulations. From Coucy to Xiecharmel, the southern extremity ot th� new llnd, la 2'>% miles and from Rielma to Lecharmel is 2S>^ miles. In the rough triangle formed by these three lines there Is approximately 250 square miles of territory, which represents the fain In territory made by the Germans in their advance ot this week. The Germans yesterday made a slight further advance but gave indi cations of slowing up. Rhelms is still in the allied line but its evacuation is almost certain. The Germans reached : the right bank of the Marne yesterday. KEEP YOUR NERVES STEADY. , Another crisis has developed on the western front, and with it comes once more the need for steady nerves at home. No good will bo accom- by the young soldier's mother. 'I"liero were presoiit, Ralph .VleLson. i .lacl; Lee. Sid Harwood, Leo N'iolson, Frank Stewart, Frank Ainscough. Lorenzo Xelson, and the Misses Ethol and Ljla Low. .\da and Mnr-gaiet Itoudry, I'ansy and Hazel Hel-rier, N'ellie t^tewart and Miss Hates. There was a large gatherln.s? ot relatives present at tho homo of .Mr.s. ilva Hansen on Tuesday last, tho oc UP IN-* Charter rates on U. S. ships are to be; cut. Prof. M.cRIroy, ot Princeton, has on-listed as a private. Now York hns' raised for the Rod Cross. �17,000,000 pllshed by n hvsterlcal view of the i casion being tho wedding ot her situation. The job for Ilritishers. for 1'^""E'^f" ^i'"'"f,"''? I}-',"'.^"'-. , �, ,, , , I Owen Archibald, President Thopias Canadians, for, all the allied peoples i j.,^,^,^, porformlng � tho marriage cere-whcr are backing-up the men at the i jnony. The young people are widely front Is to keep a clear head, bend all; and favorably known throughout tho ' Cardston district, and uU will Join in wishing them all the joy possible energy to supplying the needs of the i upon their life's Journey. I The meetini? ot tho Cardston . Branch ot the U. F. A. on Saturday fighting men, and trust that the mill-; tary leaders ,ot the Allies will stem tho tide ot German invasion. , It is always well to remember that | I"';|-_wa3_vMy^ w^^^^ Germany is making her Inst supreme attempt this summer. Everything being ropreseiuatives from Glenwood ville, Hill Spring, Wooltord. Joffer-, son and TaylorvlUe. The chief busi-polnts lo it. It ie stated that the Ger- i ness of tho session, was the conslder.i mans are willing to lose � million and '''C formation ot a co-operative a halt men in an effort to overcome \ ""^o^i-'tio". local organizations ^ ... V , , , , ! surrounding to bo in ntflliation for ^ ^ ; the purpose ot handling the tommer-! cial business ot this important or-' ganizatlon. Tho following resolution ; was carried, "that each member of A WORN-OUT EXCUSE. Why Is that, whenever a controversy over municipal matters arises la this city, sonieone must -come along with the statement that the city is receiving bad advertising? We have heard it times without number. A few years ago it was considered good form to hush up the discussion ot all contentious matters on the ground that outsiders would get a bad opinion of us and refuse to come to live here. ' This excuse lor stifling discussion, is worn -aiid frayed. It never amounted to anything. Is'obody ever stayed away who wanted to come to Leth-bridge and live. It is a silly notion which people ot shallow minds ^revert to. the British and French, lake Paris and reach the Channel ports. We may rest assured that Generals Foch, Halg and the other Allied commanders are putting forth their best efforts that t^e Germans may pay this price without accomplishing their purpose. The Huns may take Paris, they may even get the channel ports, ^'' but we do'not believe they can smash the Allied armies. And so long as they cannot accomplish this, final victory Is certain. The American army is coming up now at the rate of 200.000 ' and are rapidly building a month. That was the number to !.md in France in May. More than I ''^ "-(i^gl-gj-f-^-g. Their" pros:' that number will land In June. It has , porlty spells success for the whole resolved itself into a race against country. time. The Germans know this and j Non-Partisan League their army chiefs care not how many ! Immediately following the tT. F. A men they feed to ,the guns so long as they see a possibility of success. Economics In mining and transporting coal will save tho U.S. consumer ft20,000,000 this year. An attempt .Is' being made in U.S. shipyards to make July 4th a world-record day in ship launching. Women teachors in Now 'york Stnto Intend to use tlicir votes to get salaries equal to-those paid men. Gen. I. B. Castleman, who fought with tho Confederates in the Civil War and with the U.S. forces in 1898 is dead at Louisville, Ky. Seven Paterson, N.J., aldermen were arrested for refus'ing to revoke the license of an Italian saloonkeeper who sold liquor on Sunday. GeoTgo liobort Klorstead. formerly of Salmon Creek, Queen's County, was found guilty of wife murder. Kior.=itead beat his wife to death on December -2. Morris Ulchman, of Winnipeg, waa severely burned when tho powder ot some cartridges from which he was extracting tho bullets exploded In L. Klingman's Junk-factory. Rev. C. Sinclair, . Applegath, who was stationed lasl year at Chapieau by tho Toronto .MeihodUt Conference the cooperative association pay a tee , has r,pcelved a unanimous Invlatlon of $S.OO and also give a note ot ?2o.00 to remain another yoar and the sal-to be deposited tor a line of credit to : .my has been Increased to ?1,600. be obtained from a local bank to tin- - ance the work ot this association." The first conviction for food hoard-; Tho matter of affiliation by all locals ing in Sault St. Marie was made. ; is to be considered and reported upon Magistrate .-V. Elliott fined John at the meeting to be held June 1st ' Wrona, a foreigner, $100 for having I when u delegate from the V. F. .\. ten and a halt bags ot flour in his headquarters will doubtless bo pres- . posses.~iou. ' ent. Toxi)3 has olgh't Stato regiments ot ctivniry nwaltlrig''a':'P6t!firal'call: ' �\vipnlpeg.to yliava .coal;; ^^jjard ayaiem �'ivithlri^ tiiej'iTeii. ieV'-'VobkS. in-Blrmlneham, Eng., ' n bedRteftd tantoi^-lB proiluciiig 4,5-In, shells, PoUovylng England's .'example, U.S. manufacturers are approving tho pro-poaiii,. to. introduce metric"'nvonsurcs. JBiiV:,.C.. N, .Marshaii .has been invited' to yet urn to SL Mary's Methodist dhurch tor a fourth yoar. "fho plghth aiinual Presbyterian Summer. School will be hold at Lake Couchlchlng, July l3th-!j0tl^,'  Tho Elgin Association ot Baptist Churches will meet thi-s .ar, .June 11th, 12th and 13th, at Gladstone. Rev. G. Victor Collins will enter upon the work of his new pastorate at Lachute, Que., and Dalosvlllo Baptist Churches. President 'Wilson has nftrecd to hold up tho new revenue bill until December, pending tho autumn elections. , "Venus" Cuto, a sturdy lass living at Rlmouski. Que., Is in tho tolls because sho poised as a man, had her hair cut in mllilnry style, and went as far as donning man's attire and worked in the log-driving bee for the Chaleur Bay Pulp company at Kostl-gouchft. �Mrs.- F, X. BuHhman, wlto ot tho film stixr. Is "Suing her husband tor divorce. � Scarcity .of steel Is hindering tho baby buggy liuslnoss across tho border. , : Another "half, mllilon dollnrg. is .'Jjjb-ing spent on construction at. Caifltiiirii-ton, ll.r. � ^ , " t-' ��� g:^ 4. boihb laid by ft Oerinan plottq'r Injyred.two men whoii It exploded oujaido tho City llnll arniour.v,' llo-bokotl. nioling lif Jlallfax over tho arrest of two British sailors led to damage of city'property to tlio'extent of about ,v^MO. ..v..::,:.'. H. Taylor, town constable ot Lis-tow'ol was oloctroautod who'n tiirnjiigi off,the pownr ha. had begn using not wishfng to bothoV tho^onKlheer. Five men dletl 'in 'W-lndsor ot pols-onllig from di'Mtlhg denatured alco-. hoi.. ...  . ' ; ' Gaorgc Ivcll, of.- AVinnlpog, tell from a truck on which ho- was-riding. I lo received a fracture'ot tho skiill. ! Mr;'Ivell is about 50 years of ago. Roy. .Tohn K, Ciirtls, pagtor of Jlountain Sti;eol .Methodist Church, j Montreal, has been, nnaulmo\isly in-'vltedto Bell Street Church, Ottawa, ' and has accepted. Seven Gormnn-owned cotton firms across the border are beiug sold by tho, OoYerfimont boca^ise their owners failed to declare their alien control. '  Rev. Charles Carpenter has been Inducted as tho first rector of the new parish of St.- Leonard, formerly a mission in tho iiarlsh of St. Clement, North Toronto. OorDoratlon Income taxes aro a source ot $i!),31R,00fl revenue to Now York State, Arf attempt Is hnlng mado In Con-gross lo force a decision 'on national prohibition. Col. HooHovolt is conducting a "win tho war" tuur through tho middle west. , Rov. W. HlUard Smith, rector, of Lyndhurst, linv been appointed rural' dean ot the County ot Leeds (diocese I'f Ontario.) Ilpv. C." M. Farnoy, rector ot Park-hill, has boon Inducted roclor of Holy I 'rrinlly, L'hosley and fjraco Church, ' SulllvHU tdloceso ot Huron.) k .man named Taylor, living at Toinstown, was murdered In his houso at J'higlehart.' HIa wlfo has boon ar-vc�ied on suspicion. Jlev. TX. Perdue, rector ot Walkor-toh Anglican Church, was recently proaCt'itcd with a purge containing !f2!*rf 'in appreciation ot his work. Pennsylvania Stale Senator Eyre was awarded ono cent damages nf. Westchester In his $.'50,000 slander suit against W. H. Berry, of Philadelphia. Five-year-old Afinos DUwson put a .toy baloon In her mouth In Winnipeg and choked to death. She was alone at tho time. Iler nioUior Is a war widow. Itev. J. Falrweather, lalo ot Brown-.. loo Presbytery, has been Inducted ln-1 to the charge of Druid and Mlllordalo,' Saskatcjjowan. Rev. Wm. A. .lohnston, lately of T^angtoii and South .Middloton Baptist Churches, has now settled at Gobies, having become pastor ot the Goblos and Drumbo Churches. Tho farmers seem to ha in earnest. up their Jean Hamilton., a three-year-old tot was crushed under the wheels of a membership so as to unite them thor-! i\p,ivily loaded wagon; and Simon oughly in all business enterprises. ,Maroone, aged ten, was instantly kill-pros-' ed by being struck.by a car in Owen Sound. Convictions, ,agalnst.;nlnei men for bringing liquor';, into .Saskatchewan ! meeting on Saturday last, tho well ad- contrary to the Domifilon law have vortisod league gathering was held in ''ecn secured by the provincial police ! the Cahoon Hall. ICurrent district, and the It Is always well not to be over-! James Weir. .M.P.P., gave consldera-confldent, but we must not allow 'he reasons for the organiza- , . . tion of the N. P. League and was fol- German g^ius at this fmo to wa-n ^^^^ McKinnoy, M.P.P., who our .view of the whole situation The niado a very favorable Impression on people at home must keep up their , the audience. >. morale It they expect the soldiers at the front to do so. LINK UP WITH AGRICULTURAL AQENT8. Fanners In Soutiem Alberta will do well to keep In touch with the work being done by the recently appointed acrlcoltural agents who are lending th�lr 'efforts to the cause ot greater^ production. These men, about a-.dozen ot them throughout the province have already done much yaluablo work In co-ordinating farm labor, farm machinery and the farmers, connecting the various elements which enter Into greater pro-dtiotion up with the work that la to be done. Fanners should not be at all backward in calling upon the district agents tor help In any of their problems. That Is what the agente were appointed for, and the purpose of the Government will be defeated If the farmers fail to take advantage of the opportuniiT offered. The county agent plan, which Is so widely followed in the United States, haa proven a great success la securing the employment ot better farming methods. Alberta In adopting the plan has followed a wise course, which should be encouraged by the farmers, who are tk* ones to specially' benefit. [WILL BASEBALL BE ABOLISHED? Will baseball be abolished in the Tjnlted States during the tenure ot the war? This interesting question Is being discussed by many serious minded newspapers over the continent. The Spokesman Review intimates that people have not the time ] now to take an afternoon off lo go to a ball game. The Toronto Globe, commenting at some length on the subject, says: �Wien the people ot the United States picked up their *nev.'spapers yesterday and read that under the Pro-wst-Marshall General's decree professional baseball players of draft age might have to seek other occupations after July 1 or fight, they j had a new an^ vivid sense of the 1 '., dont.- He is also . prjeaidontif of thft Cifdstdt U. F. A. - total fines aggregate^^51750. The beautiful home ot Rev. Ulmann, Xow York, situated two miles below .Narrows Light, has,-been ottered to tho Canadian Government as a convalescing home, rriifls 40"rooms and -TifpecehjftV' '\g?5Bp!*t^ Official nV>ari-mnasium. there was a good , meetiii^,- held last audience and .Mrs. McK.nnuy gave a , ^^.^^^^ I ^^^^^^^he pastor. very interesting address dwelling chiefly on tho place of women in our political life, the evils of patronage which seemed to be too evident with either ot the present great political parties arid the need tor further organization. V V SOUTHERN ALBERTA DOING NOBLY. Sir George Bury, vice president ot the C.P.R., returned to Winnipeg the other day after a trip" over the prairie provinces and confessed himself as being well pleased with the general outlook. The farmers, the backbone of tho West, are putting li>rUi every effort, he said, and besides a huge area In crop a great volume ot new breaking is beiug done. Mr. Bufy has every right to be proud ot what lie has seen on his western trip. "What he says is true. The farmers ol! the West buckling to their taslc,,ln the right spirit. They realize tjia igreat need which exists for everjrtiilng they can produce,.and without spending daya to go 10. OU tawa to,urge the Government not to takeonen'off tho land, those who..are left are redoubling their efforts so that always an tacroase may bo recorded. � For threij years now,-ever, elnce th&.' vutbreaJt oi tile .wSr' tlie IsiimerS ut realtUee of war. If baseball be classified as a nbn^useful employment It will mean the end of the professional game until the end ot tho war, and for mlllloBS .�t'Americans that would be the en^'ofthe supreme Joys ot life. The poet who wrote the immortal "Casey at the Bat" described with patbos the gloom, that settled on Boston when' Its alar batsmen struck out with three; men on bases. "Somewhere ' the bands were playing, and somewhere hearts were light," but the particular community which had basked in Casey's effulgence utterly lost Us spirit and Its local pride. The psychological effect of the stop, page ot baseball in the whole" country present* a problem to the authorities. They may decide that the game ;'ia useful in keeping the people, in a ' cheerful mood and reconciling ' thorn to food restrictions. The votary ot baseball would rather forego one meal a day than his favorite pastime. On tho other hand, the abolition of basoball,.,would be a taste of tho horrors of war, and might conduce to a more serious frame ot mind and concentrate tho  attention of "fans" on the score in the world series ot a more vital game across the Atlantic, It looks, as la protagglonal basoball were doomed for the period of the war, and that the fans, Instead of watching paid players perform, would have to take up some form ot recreation which they themselves could take pari in during leisure hours. Whatever may be achieved in destroying the weeds by the draining of the Henderson Lake, at least an opportunity Is presented for removing certain unslghtllnesBes, not the least of which la tho objectlonablo sign board-the aftermath ot the abandoned attempt at an outdoor'movlo'sljpw. The masonry work of the bridge is now exposed, and. a littlo ati\.t!on there would prove to b� the stltcli in time that saves nine. > > ? ? ? ? � : ? < ? : I was invited to remain foj the fourth 'year. ' . ' Recently a new. church was dedicated at Hastings Coulee. Hastings Coulee is one of tho oltf appointments in Alberta Conference,^having been on the list ot stations for some 12 years, during which,, tinie services have been held In the people's homes. The Dominion Siigar-Company ot Chatham brought in another 150 sugar beet woVkers fr