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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta r PAGE FOUR THE DAILY LB tMR I I ttbe Iterate tctbbttfr ftlbcrtn 6AILV AND WttRkV and fill LIT HMIOOt HIRALD MINT INQ LIMITED Hi Wethkrl and Managing Director Buslncn T1LPPHONE1 Batfneit office UBJ MitorMl otficf Subscription Rataji per per year bjr per year by per year by psr year to Datea of expiry of subscriptions ap tMr dally on address label Accept of papen expiration date to our authority to continue tba THE PROGRESS OF THE The allies have checked the latest German drive according V todays The tremen dous offensive developed along the Alsne by the whichwas re ally a continuation of their March of tensive in has been a fail so far as really vital gains are con Blocked as he was at Verdun In 1916 the crown prince has used his thousands of men in has slaugh tered division after division without gaining anything that can be much of military value to The fiercest fighting has been in the vicinity of Soissons where the allies had theadvantage but where the Germans developed a tre mendous The extension of the submarine war fare to the American coast has caused greatest excitement on the but was nothing more than was Seeing their attempts ending in failure in the next step of the Germans was to stop the flow of American soldiers at its if Nine vessels at least have been sunk off the Atlantic but thus far no transports have become THE COMING MUNICIPAL If arrangements suggested Monday are carried out the election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Commissioner of Public will take place two weeks from That does not allow very much time for the citizens to decide who shall be but under the it is probably long We will not know until nomination a week who will present themselves for the choice of the Great as has been the effort in some quarters to make it appear The Herald has no axe to grind in the administration of the All we ask is that the problems before the city be given the fullest publicity and that the decisions be made with the full understanding of the ratepay That Is the only basis on which commission government can hope to retain the confidence of the people and be a The man to be elected to fill the vacancy should therefore bea man who will contin ually strive to this Whether the ratepayers will de mand that the next incumbent of the position must be technically trained in the work of his department re mains to be It is one phase of the coming campaign which must be carefully There are still anxious times ahead of the city be fore it Is clear of its difficulties and business acumen will be needed as well as engineering If the ratepayers are wise there will be a very cool and deliberate con sideration of the men offering them selves for It is a serious busi MEN MORE VITAL NEED THAN That part of the press of Canada etill hostile to Union Government keeps on reiterating its criticism of the Government for its drastic action in calling up men of 21 and in to whether farmers or and points to the grave possibility of a food scarcity among the Allied Surely thepresent phase of the Ger man offensive on the western front with Paris as the objective will serve to show them the error of their reas The Germans have the men lor theirmost determined and they are upending them The Allies can combat these great puihes only with Men are Ab solutely the first Food fe second Wa can not stem the Hun advance with masses of We can with masses of so if we can provide the stop be Germans and eventually overthrow their misdirected then will the world secure the peace we are so The Al lies can go 6U greatly reduced for a few months or a year or two If Yiaed but we cannot do without plenty of men on the battle ihany we need the Ger man Successes in their latest puih will There bo no fur ther criticism of tho Dominion Gov ernments action In deciding on n cer tain Increase In armed forces at the cost of a probable loss in Another argument of the critics who seek to embarass the Government is that the Is sending over so ninny now that a more or from Canada will work no great change In the final outcome of the The Manitoba Free Press deals very capably with this dangerous ar and reproduce what it says below PICKED PASSING The echo of an argument fre quently met with last year In the dis cussion the Military Service Act comes to us In letters from correspon dents who find it hard to accept tho situation as to labor which has been created by the recent action of the Government in its peremptory to Serious charges are preferred against several conductoretteg on tho Hrooklyn rapid transit A cent a mile fare is provided for members of the forces by Rail road Administrator plants are endeavoring to produce an uncuttablo trench defence I The Hoard of Arbitrators brought In an award of for tho shares of common While fishing at River county of on of was The bnily of of Three who was reported miss ing a few days ago was found in the river near Three v make Is that with the j jady to ship to Prance i nil the soldiers that can be carried by the shipping there ran1 not be that urgent need for Canadian I reinforcements which is pleaded by the Government in support of its re cent This when stripped of its verbiage and reduced to Its naked Is nothing but the old plea I that Canada has done enough and is entitled to sit bhck and watch the j United States finish the This j ignoble argument was largely em ployed in Parliament last year by those who resisted the Military Ser vice It had very little weight there and still less with the electors when it was submitted to them at the general It points to a road which Canada will never unless she is prepared to forego the proud position which she has won in this war and at the same time pro claim to the world her readiness to accept a German The United thank are putting men over the Atlantic as rapidly as they can ship them after giving them elementary If statements in American papers can Ije relied there were nearly American troops in France by the first of this During the first ten days of Am erican troops landed in By July 1 it is predicted the United States forces in France will num ber A special des patch to the New York Times a day or so ago brought the interesting in formation that a considerable number of United States troops are now be ing brigaded with the It was almost unnecessary for the cor respondent to add they fraterniz ed like the true brothers they The information was added that in the particular of France where the Canadian are there are already more Americans than Cana May their numbers increase and multiply The doneenough Canadians may see in all this support for their plea that now that the Americans are going there is less nead for j sacrifice on the part of Is quite the wrong view to take of he The United States sword thrown into the ecale will not in it self tip the Added to the greatest possible exertions ot the other Allied American as sistance is confidently ex pected victory to the ban ners ot But if the other bel ligerents begin to think that they can afford to relax their efforts and let Uncle Sam do this war will end in the triumph of Prussia all of Iheee with respect to the ef fect of its action upon United States j public Canada can least af ford to assume at this critical hour the role of a Every nation must put forth its maximum effort for the remainder of the Canada has obligated herself to supply men this These men must be Nothing must be allowed to interfere with the fulfilment of thie If the war continues into as it must if the war is to end in an Allied Canada will have to supply another The Prime Minister of England has said that the war will be won by the last The Prime Minister of France has said that the war will be won In the last quarter of an With the Issue turning on such narrow Canadas contribution may be the de cisive Victor of the Toronto hae been appointed assistant to the president of the Standard Oil of Now Jer SurgeoninChief of tho American Red favors allowing female relatlvee of United States sol diers to visit wounded men in the war Five hundred men of the Central Ontario Regiment Depot at Brantford were presented with comforts parcels by the Womens Patriotic League of that a who shot his stepfather after the latter had assault ed the formers was acquitted at Montreal on the charge Of unlaw ful Jung of Parry Chinese laundryman was found guilty last week of the murder of his Wong and sentenced to be hang ed on August 2 Vancouver is buying cheap Spring salmon at eight cents a cod at black cod at seven and other species of the finest tribe at from two cents to five Struck by a piece of an emery wheel burst suddenly in the shops of ArmstrongWhitworth plant nt near George died within a few min The milk problem on the hospital ships of the United States navy is solved In a different and highly In genious Milk of one of the urgentnecessities of the sick For some patient milk forms the bulk of the and con densed milk and beef teas do not meet the On board the Mercury and Comfort there Is now a machine which manufactures milk In any de sired although the ship may have been at sea for several This mechanical cow needs to be fed with a combination of unsalted butter and skimmed milk and it will give milk with any degree of butter fat which is It also produces cream will whip and the fluid which it yields taste like the beet quality of dairy milk and cream tfiat can belprocured it man ufactures in 45 minutes about 15 gal lons of highly pas teurized which needs only u be poured into milk cans anil put in the coldstorage where it will keep just at long us fresh milk from u Jer sey Bachelors on Alberta ranch es should Ijistal one of Uiest remark able mavUiuefc of the people who vis Coney Island Sunday was a sol dier who visited the parks incubator baby show and remarked he had been one of the exhibits twenty years be Cliarlee Woohvard1 appointed to take charge the Vancouver military hospital in succession to Colonel who has resigned to resume his dut ies as superintendent of the provin cial insane asylum at New Westmin Within the past two weeks several fires of a suspicious nature have oc curred in Brockville and an investi gation may be Among the cot tages destroyed in the recent fires was of the Wright which was totally together with three canoes and other valuable sum mer f With her throat slashed and lying in a widening pool ot blood in a manger in a stable behind her Minnie Brown was found in The horrible discovery of the dead body was made by her hus band a few minutes after his return from Despondency given as the motive for the Nick Hosteniuk and George Schwab residents of were commit ted for trial in the police court for seditious Hoateniuk is said to have declared that when the Germans come to Canada they will hang every man in Schwab is supposed to have said that he would rather see his son dead than in Walter former ly pastor of the Delta Baptist Church near has been taken on the strength of the Canadian Chap Iain service with the rank of Captain McAlpine enlisted as a pri vate fn the 156th Leeds and Grenville Battalion and has been at the front for over a acting latterly as sergeant in a Labor Bat Under the allotment of anthracite coal for the year ending next announced at Washington by the fuel the supply to the transMissiesippi territory and the 24 southern and western states has been entirely The allotments to the central and northern States and Canada have been decreased and those to New England and Atlantic states The allotment for Canada in tons was not Judge John of the twelfth judicial In has granted the petition of Zora Kgg and her for change of They petitioned the court to have their names changed to Garber because the name Egg proved an annoyance and humiliation in busi ness and social The son waul ed the action hurried so the name Garber might appear on his high school diploma instead 01 About sixty among whom were adults with child ren in their were thrown to the ground when a stairway leading from the Htreet to a couple of cnl lapucd in Montreal when tho Corpus tfhribti procession was pussing opuo site the Church of the Blessed Sacra Large crowds lined tlin street and many of them oituujed thin stulr i way us a point of vantage from which to view lue AVIATION GETS A BOOST IN CANADA June n both in war and tvas given a decided impetus Satur in connection with the visit to he aerial gunnery the Royal Air Force here by the Duke Governor with his and various other Canadians nterested in The Sir Coloneli Hamilton Merritt and others wlirfTwere present em phasized the great possibility of avia ion in the commandant of he Royal Air Force in with j lis made the trip over Lake Ontario in a fasf armed motor launch of a new but returned to Leat side with the air Two millldn workora are affeuttd by pny on United Stated Forty families were driven from their homes by n blato tit Washington hns raised tho ago limit for enlistment In the staff corps to 53 Miss of hns been appointed principal matron of nursing sisters for An unknown man was killed in an automobile accident 1 miles south of While riding on the fender he jumped and had his head Fines for all minor offences In in excess of court cosfs are to be turned over to the citys war A sixyears feud was ended when exPresident Roosevelt and exPresi dent Taft met and clasped hands in the Blackstone Percy Hagcl was arrested at Kin caid on a charge of drinking liquor in a place of public accommodation It last New reports of a German plot to destroy the Tampico oil from which the American and British nav ies draw a large part of their oil supplies reached the state Officials are depending on the Mexi an authorities to protect the as a large part of the Mexican gov ernments revenues are derived from oil E OF PA5T June lay nens association meeting in connec ion with the Alberta Methodist Con at its session Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution Memorializing the general conference o launch a scheme to provide that ministers superannuated be paid a retiring allowance of instead of as at present and also to pro vide for the retirement with proper superannuation of all the general conference officers at the age of 70 Sunday at tho McDougall three candidates for the ministry were Norman who has just returned from over seas William Smith and John Methodist pulpits all over the city were occupied by visiting ministers Canadas istration Its Purpose and Application CANADA faces the graVest crisis in her Edur years of war have taken from the Dominion a heavy toll in talent and yet despite the shortage of man our Allies still depend on Canada to maintain heV own fighting forces at full strength and to increase her exports of food and war materials so vital to and to the successful prosecu tion of the Every ounce by which Canada can increase her food production and every ounce Canada can save in her food consumption is needed for export to the Should the war continue for food cards and a rationing system may have to be It is the duty of Canada to be prepared for whatever situa tion circumstances may force upon It is quite probable that before the war is won our Government may have to place restrictions upon the occupatfons in which men and women may In such an event the Government wishes to be in a position to render all possible assistance in keeping our population usefully and profitably ation June 22nd These conditions point to the necessity of Canada knowing the exact capabilities of her men and women at persons residing in Canada male or British or alien of 16 years and will be required to register on June 22nd and truth fully answer the questions set forth upon the registration It is not the Governments intention to con script labour in any but to assist in directi ing it so that every unit of human energy may be utilized to the best n The information procured through registration will be an aid to the Military Authori ties in procuring the men necessary to maintain Canadas First Line of mobilize till units of available labor in the Dominion and direct them from less essential to more essential establish and intelligently ad minister a system of food rationing should that become 11 by authority of Canada Registration Board City Commissioners Deluged With May Raise Rill Board Tax lecjuestH for salary increases con tine to pour in on the city from the various Be sides the request of the which has not yet been and the request from the members of the city assessors yesterday morn Ing the council received a request from the members of the city treas urers The request was laid on the table along with those which are still to be The request from the Lethbrldge Automobile Club for permission to have signs urectud on 1st Ave and 14th was The muster barbers wrote asking for an amendment to Bylaw whereby all barber shops will close at six on Saturdays and on tin evenings of those days preceding holidays when they will re main open till On Wednesdays during the they will close at Tlie council received word that Judge of the Public Utili ties will be here next Friday to discuss the amendments to the act with the secretary of Local Miners Union 574 waited on the councMI to ask be given for connecting theruigercr new library on 13th with the water The tity ha matter was referred to Commissioner Grace for further A discussion as to raising the tax on bill boards was settled by a re quest that the mayor write the city of Medicine Hat for their It was felt that the billboard Company should pay at least Tho city of Medicine Hat charges accord ing to the space used by the posting Some further discussion as to the advisability of installing meters for all water services took Com missioner grace believes it will take about to ineta meters for all water The council believes the cost of meters could be secured by a monthly charge of 25 cents to each It is probable that an exhaustive report of the whole eter scheme will be brought down short PIONEER OF DEAD June Simon John superintendent of national park at ind one of the original Kfcttitrs of what is now Jied Saturday Afternoon at wnere he was operated on u week before for disorders of the blad Clarke and daughter were with him at the time of death and one who has been here on a two leave of absence from duties in hurried to meet the ead cortege nd will acompany the body of bis father from Paul Came With Mr was a real pioneer of Calgary as ho came here with tho R and was in service old Fort Calgary until the expiration of his second term In 1882 at which time there five white men in Calgary and the only buildings those of the Hudsons Bay Company and Clarke became a resi dent and in 18S4 when the city was incorpprated was a member of the original city council and the first chairman of police and He was elected alderman in 1906 and In he wan elected commis sioner together with the present in cumbent Commissioner Sport Skirtsand White Ducks demand V Summer Shoes CJTYLES to suit every kJ to fit every on com k fprtfitting sold by the Nk best shoe stores at prices that make vJV i Fleet Foot a real summer None genuine unless7stamped FLRBT FOOT on the The best shoe dealers sell Fleet CONSOLIDATED RUBBER Limited V HEAD MONTREAL 28 Service throughout Canada tit ;