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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAOETOUB THE LETfiBHtt)GE DAILY HERALD AVKONESDAY, .TUNE 5, lOlS i It ^?etbbtt^0c Ibeialb JlcrbbriDflc, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY V Preprletora and Pubiiihsn. / fHt. LCTHBRIOQE HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITEt an 6th Street South. Lethbridg* W. A. Buchar.an President and Managing Director tcha Tonance �  Businbsa Mnesfar REFITTING THE VETERANS. .. IMie work. of. provtdiiiK for tlio re-cstabliehiiiont in civil life of tho returned soliiiers does not require to a very arenl extent the cooperiUlon of the gencMl public and for thiis reason it does not secure a greaV dtvil of publicity. C'onseiiiuT.tly. Vow pi Labor League of. New York h.ive any Idea of the Immdnae pro lias decided to enter the political -* PICKED UP IN^ PA SSIJVG ^O* THM BUSY MAN TELFPHONES eualness OtHce .............. 1�8J Bdltorilal OMic� .............. 12�*  arena next fall. Tho production of graphite across the bwder last year Increased to 14,-IHiO.UOO pownds. Oorman ogrlculfural report for'west-oru and northwestern Oerraaiiy stales that tho crops are'from three to four weeks earlier than iu 1SU7. Subscription R�t&.�: D�Jly, aellvored. per week .19 i Daily, dellfered, per year .. ..$5.06' Daily, by mail, pur year ......i4.09 i Weekly, by niatl. per year .....11.58 : Weekly, by.mail, per year to U.9..|2.9i> i Datea of eiplry of subscrlttious ic- j pear daily on address label. Accept- j ance of papers : ite. expiratun catj Is \ our authority to continue tjo sub- \ scriptlon. gram that is under v,uy in i ,:u:aii for the care of tho voterrms. The riiiiihiuery provided by the t.ovcrn-moul, inoiit of which Is now co-ordinated under the Deparimeut of Soldiers' Civil Ile-estahlit!hment and much of which was previously operated by the Military Hospitals Commission, is quietly carrying on a tre- , ,, , , .,.,,, . tnondous work. The organization ^\ ^^^L^,^. rwady effected and the extent of pro- : ducting public oxhlbiliona of hypno-sress achieved indicate that the pro- . ti^iu and mind-rcadlng. bleni of the returned soldier is goin.ir , , T . >, . , ,. ., , , , , . I A new disease, botulism, from eat-lo he protly thoroughly and eft.ictive- ; .^^^^ iu.niflciontly sterilized homely handled by fanada, says tho Ot- canuod. fruit or vpRStablea was do-lawa Journal Press. I scribed to the .Medical Congress at "Reconstruction,�� a bulletin issued i f^"'"'"""- _ hy the Department o/ Soldiers' Civil i Six atito accidents, llfl collisions, llo-estahlislimeut-and which is i kopi tlio police on the jump in Ed THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. The German?^ worr ahlf ui inakH \ only local attacks last iiip'.-.t. The. great offensive h3.� dwindled dawn : to isolated attacks on the .-Visiif front. | On the front at .Mallncoun .iiid near i Aniiena the Girniaiis aiie-.iunfii a raid of some niagiiitude on Hritish llnee, but this was repulsed with . heavy Jos- to tho raiders. New York and Halifax aro preparing today for possible air r.iids by hydio-planes which may have been carried ^^cross the .\tlantIo by tii,' German j �'submarines operating off the .\merl- i �can coast. j worthy of a luucli wider circle of readers than it is likely to havrf-contains informaiion on what is being done in the way of filling dir^abled nwn for useful occ;ipa-liou. Some i,lea iif the scope of the work is conveyed hy the. fact that disabled soldi.^rs arc now being tralneil in 170 occupation-^ ('(lurst's of industrial re-education ;ui\e heen provided for 'a.litiS returned men And of these ".000 have .so far p.-dgressed in physical recovery that iliey liave begun training tor their new civil occupations. Most of these men iiave been diiicharged and aro receiving vocational pay allowances while they traiu. Others began receivin,? in- montoii. In one sinashup no less than four cars participated, due to skidding oa the muddy pavoment. Mrs. -Mary Sherrafsky was knocked down' and hiul to be taken to the hospital with a broken leg. MAYOR DISCUSSES EGARBAGETROCK ran into speeder. THE MAYOR'S GARBAGE TRUCK REPORT. . The mayor has ubmirted a report on the opcra^on of the much-discussed garbage truck wliicli goe.= to show-that the saving effected over the old fitjie o^garbage coUcctiou wll! ahuost pay for the truck in cne year. For ourselves, we hope his statement Is right. The cllj- has liad too many ivhiie elephants on it.'i hands In the past. '\A'e will, however, reserve judgment until the truck has been given one year's operation. The principal criticism, however, that for the same amount ot money, or for a lesser amount, motor garbage reraoTal equipment could have been obtained ivhich wotild have been much imore euitable for the work it is tailed upon to do. still stands. That jvas the chief criticiim of tiu> rate- I payers when the truck f!r.st aiijiear^'d | on tho streets. I Editor Lethbrldge Herald. Sir,-Re the .^uto Garbage Truck about which there -was considerable adverse criticism, please let me make .�=:rui tiin before they were discharged, i a few remark.s which will be followed Tiie 17;* occupations in which men i by a statement which will clear up the are training cover almost the entire - matter as much as a speculative ouo fieid Of ordinary.endeavor. They in- ^ ^^y^'^t Z l^^T l^T'Z .ude agriculture, arohitecture. ap- nature of it may be. must be more o'"! Budd'eniy "ETrVcke "" piled science, ad. writing, btnch car- less speculative and its future can' be exactly forecasted. The Dr. Rnmon Valdcz. president ot tho Republic ot Panama is dead. Prosident �Wllsoir claims that the U, S. lends tho'world in Uio moral care ot its nrmy. Rev. Robt. Marshall, retired Baptist minister, fiithar of Uov. Joah^ia Marshall, Chathan;, died at .-Vtwood. Mrs. Hugh R, Rood, wealthiest yto-man in the Pacific northwest, has been married a third tinio. Her husband le Commander JIark tJUis, U.S. iV. Gov. Whitman, ot New York^as appointed a coaimitlee ot twelve to oppose tho proposed control of United States boundary waters by Federal authorities. At the luncheon to be tendered the Duke of Devonshire on tho occasion of his visit to U'.oodsiock on June 11 tha wives of the city aldermen will be conspicuous by their absence. Jules Archambault, 49 years ot age, commercial traveller, .Montreal, committed suicide in the Koyal Hotel at Sherbroo"ke, Que., by taking carbolic acid. C. F. 'Plewman military secretary for the Y.M.C.A'. at Ottawa has resigned to accept a position of boys' work secretary for the Winnipeg association Chlot Commissioner ot tho Unilwny Board hhs docldod that Rniln should bo cnlTlod through at tho old rales, Wltbln two months there will bo .10-curod in the provlnco ot Rrltlsh Columbia every month auttlcicnt spruco logs for the production ot aeroplanes. First trip In connection with an aerial.postal sorvlco between Knglnnd and Franco was made In throe'hours mid ten minutes. Tho Federtil Trade Commission charges that two of tho tlvo great Chicago packing plants sold meat and meat�products unfit for human con-suiiiption to the U. S. nrUiy. Tho Now York Zoologlcnl Soclbly Is being suod (or $SO,OUU hy tho guardians of Blanbho GuzzI, 13, who wus almost scalped by a boar In the society's gardens. A deficit for ordinary administrative retiulremonts exists in Montreal amounting to |3,92ii,0ii0, and tho estimate for needed street work amounts to tl.300,000. Principal Bruce Taylor denies that the Sclencei Faculty ot Qiuecn's University will bo closed next session owing to the small attendance caused by war conditions. Rov." J. D. Morrow, Presbyterian, known widely as tho "Athletic. Parson" was tho subject ot a blood transfusion operation in Toronto and Is reported to bo progresaing favorably. Fire destroyed tho J. K. Jloss Tanning Company's plant, controlled by Arniour and Co., at Noxon, Ih miles from Wllkesbarro. Penn., entailing a loss ot aboitt 000,000. Every Corn With Blue�jay Usert Now Has a Two-Day Uhlit _ Sobbing.on the judge's shoulder, Motorcvcle Officpr T H Craie of' seven-yoar-oUl .Maria Bcrtrand told in WalSf a?S a /ractS'lel father had K-ilUul her and Milo Gpulfion. thirteen years old. ] ^^'^"^ ^ W^K^W^X. m bachiue. a was painfully Injured when the officer the boy. while chasing a Agnes May, the five-year-old daughter of Mrs. Thomas Dawgon, of Winnipeg, dropped on the street and suddenly expired. The little one wus on her way back to achool when she was suburb oi: Montreal. Arrangements have been made by tho fish branch qi tho Ontario Government to protect the purchasers of Government fish from'paying exorbitant prices. /fong Ways Which Matrons Have Now Al^andoned THIS is why peoplckfiptcorns in the old days, and why nearly everybody hod them. Most foIkB f)onkviitchmiUtlug, teachlai;. etc,' The Canadian diaiblaiJ- soldier Is tlie recipient ot Uie most tipart advice and assistance the stale can Klve hini. Expert ;iicd/cal oificer.s a.^cp'-. lain the extent of bis physical ability, .so ths/t ho is not trained for work he is not phyflically able to do. Then oc- i-ipationai or vocational counsellort ' cil was not hasty but gave thf> matter trained in judging character and per- j ''"o consideration and did the projier .soiiality who are acquainted with the : ''^'"S- demands and opportunities ot in-i J� f "'"'''^^ ^t""^ *?,l^o"^-)J^-. . , , . .,1 Stickley's figures for the OUTDOOR diislry advice as to the occupation ,.,st of garbage collection on the South best suited to the individual soldier. Side. never Auto-Gaxbage Truck is no exception to this rule. However the unknown quantity can be reduced to a minimum by engineering experience and care. 1 think both of these elements have been. brought .to bear on the Auto-Garhage Truck for "the reason thnt the matter of substituting it for "tho horse this citys garbage had been iliidor the oouncil's consideration at different period..? for fully a year during which different costs and conditions were cropping up that made a decision somewhat difficult, but after they were all summed up and the fact ("s-tablished' that our old method wa.s antiquated and could not iu itself be improved it was decided to try something that was capable ot expai^aion and improvement that -would not ^iput any extra burden of taxation on -the people. It seemed tlie Auto-Garage Truck was the way out and I feel sure the following stntenjent will, bear me out in the conclusion, that the Coun These counsellors are being recruited throughout Canada, from the provincial and munloipal servlcee, from the-univorsltles and- schools, from the professions arid industries, and as far as possiblef >t^ey are returned men ^ho are best able to Judge the needs and the desires of;tha soldierJ. Sympiithy and patience dominate the work. Theea vicational counsellors ^go about their duties iclentlfically and humanly. They i'irst establish between-themselves and th&'disabled soldier anintimatb. friendly connection, and .through this not only learu his wishes regarding future life but disperse the feeling of helplessness and depres-sioa that naturaliy Is^entertained by so many war cripples. Often the counsellor must have several InterviewB with the soldier before a sufficiently sympathetic connection can be estah- Horse and /^arts- Taking care of the south aide garbage by horse and carts in 1917 .......-.JS.OOO.OO Increase of wanes on this work in 1D18.......... GOO.OO Increased coat of feed tor this work in 1918.......... 3G0.0O $6,960.00 Auto Truck- ........ Gasoline and Oil ____........?1,083.00 Repairs (excluding tires) ,. 100.00 Driver ....................1.140!00 Laborers (2) ............... 2.160.00 _ S4,4S3.'00 Saving per annum by auto truck.............;..?2,m.00 Salvage, sale ot horses .... 700:00 Carta worn out that would have to be renewed ..... 250.00 Saving in one year .$3,427.00 It must be quite evident that to save the cost of the truck in one year or anything like it. Is extraordinary and llshed to ensure ot the best course!'^ " method, that has no place in tho "Billy" Crawford, a well-lrnown resident" of Hamilton, 'has-been left a fortune by a wealthy relative residing in v.. ,M=u.>. I , � ,  \ u . \ Oreat Britain. On the death of the re- balng taken tor his welfare Haying 'i''"""'"'"^'''" �' equipment, but these jative eomo weeks auo he was told Ijorna Guest, teacher in the public Elgin County Council decided to purchase the Hntheway farm properly in the township ot Yarmouth for $11,- 000 for he gravel pit on the land, ^ , , . , , and the Hepburn farm for the sum school ot Thorndale, was put under ' arrest by the county police as a de-fftulter under the;Mllltary Service Act. lUnesa is his reason ton not reporting, Mr, Guest claims. Onc-hnndrod tons of white sugar were destroyed /by water leaking into the hold of the' ysteamer Oatlund. which arrived at/Fort -William trom Montreal. The siigar was consigned to western dealera.j^-' Powder making."'SpeTatlons at the \ $90,000 .eatltpate these kind of spendlngs is its' fixing the average Ufe.and amortizing the value ot.it ''over' that.period- gjving due con-; Hidcratfon to-the' other'elome'nta thai  enter, but as" has. be'ej# pointed out before, this is riot possth|