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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE 0AJLY Eetbbrifcge Deraib BUxrta DAILV.AND WEEKLY V Subvcr.ptlon Rales: bally, delivered, I-CT week delivered ye? .'...-jfS by mail, per -...'-----J ilVeekly. br per year mall, pet year lo-U.3..J2.00 TELEPHONES Busloess Office I-5 Kdltorlal Office i-- W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance Business Manage Dates of rxpiry ol suttscripttons ap- pear daily on aJdresg label. Accept- ance of papera eipiratlon date Is oar authority to roDtJDUO the s scrlytltra. Your and Country Need You Rl9f t Now! THE PROGRESS ,OF THE WAR...... A new "offensive byVlhe British which has for Its object tie correction of a "sharp saUeni soaih'-eaft of Yprea on "Iho Belgian fnonl. abil -irhleh will ser- iously the iJtraiaa Irold on IjfUc. hss commenced, itnd Is increas- ing In intensily. Tbe upmost success has attended Ihe this far, the attack being conducted on a aine-mile front. Over, WOO prltopers hare al- ready been taKec, and ihr British hurc captured and 'several ?ur- rounding will give ill em imjjorlaot'ground. United States airships bate reach- ed the French coast ,.the allied navies. re could tiot have readied a comnro- tbat would enable tho bulk of both parlies lo get beu.ud i "wiii-Lhe- war" govern me nt tree from partisan- ship and nctuatod only by the highest j j H Is even possible yet1 that (here may be A coalliloa goveniruenl jnade tp ot rcpresealatlves from bolh'part- pa favorable lo compulsory service, "or tho unlly or the country It night 9 desirable to avoid conscription, but lat could only be dona by pitting he resources of (wo great .InJ voluntary recruiting, and If lhat (tempi- failed then conscription would are to come iu order to raise the halt illllon meu. Sir Robert U or Jen sed from Canada. In many pans of Canada voluntary ccruiUns was not given s tesl. Some provinces excuse Ihelr enlist- ments ou that ground. Their represen- ts claim thai with Ibe proper Vlnd I a rtmnalfiii, Tolumary rewuliing rould soon make up the deficiency. Is il too late now to resort to a 'fired up'1 effort? Is It eC to attempt a voluntary effort gain, on a big scale rather than to chances on a probable breaXupj f by forcing upon the a measure tney bitterly op- These are the we iiisnask and seriously consider. Tnio, ratrlollc Canadians want na- ;onal unlly, but. they also want to esircfr- Hunnlsm, and have for Canadi government, liberty and Can we attain bolb objects by utarvt enlistment? The decision rests with the provln- es. Tl they could turn the trick ID a months under a {infer recruiting campion thea we sbouM try it, but tUie'efforts their then'we iniisl force to We'must put the alacV- ID uhllonml IS SATTSf ACTORY Election 'day is orcr and ilae Sifton SOvernment'Vs returned to pouer with t slightly reduced majorily. J Tho result Iff-Just what was lo) been expected. The electors, iacliHl-' tng'Lheiwomeiv.Arhp voled-jn an' elec- tion for .tWe in d the tney1 -iJIV ni4m1n Jiarattion speech recbrfl now lhat n Hillocks has been lelt at home? 'earned on against: tHe_ gprerniient by 7i (he cfcmreef wkfniiB'oh thVop'posiUon that they critlciim resnlt'in tlle'cainpalgti, tor there, -the prejndtclal cry ftgaiul' the eoverh- Bent on' lie matter of Ihe soldiers' reprcsentatloa and the ment of subjects o.( alien cnemx birth -_ arose, lies JT3; .TFetdle and, Hlllocii feaTc gone down to defeat. They have fallen on-thelr oirn .cry proTed to be a boomerang. Tbe election of three Independents to tha hoh'e'aa'-aisalnjl faone'at tie last "eleclltin Is IndkalKe of the spirit rt Inflependence In' political Ihonght has come over the electors since the outbreak of Ine war. the for ernnlcnL will do well to lake Deed ol Ihis neir spirit. People arc looking theso days for good, sane, progresslvi governmerit and parly politics are DO the fetish they once were. the expense of a forme member, (ha Kera'.d la please la Lie thai a woman bis been tc Ihe on- the first electh )Q v.'plcHVdmen haTe beec .given equa 'rlFJita'.ijjltn.nitTi. .-.The ,6'nlyi aland for vifVe HfRVof ihe.-provli KM, 1 hold a post In anjOag.alatr.rc'In In Brftfeli Empire and she fa lo be congra tulalcd on lie eucpcsj of her cam AHoscthcr the compleilon of tli flexl legislature la cause for rejotcfn on the part o! the electors of the pro Tincc, and Hie Slflon government.'. to IIP congratulated on (he thj the people liare approred .the a0rain Islrnllon which they havo' worked'.il faithfully lo glee the people since 191 CONSCRIPTION AND It seems that (be 'prospect of goTernmenl wa? (Iralroyc fliecau'sc'SIr Wilfrid rpfused I >'VhCcept, compulsory the on tcalure ol Sir Koljc-rt'Ro rien'fl proposal as necessary at ll ty. It i pity that Iho FRIDAY. JUNH f, ml 7une (Canadian; atrd By Thoa. T- 1 hart )iuli returned troui a o( many miles la Ihe district xhere lllft- made hie retreat. Sir WlUJam Robertson has loltl us to whal-cxUnt iWs rclrctl waa reaUy voluutaryr anJ If we wantoil auy (ur- Iher oa Ihe point, we hare bad It In the result of tto lasl few Wler aeems to be -Jalr' ipolltJcIsa. 1 f_______ Jia tiMcN'aaghtOD woo his oppon- ThAl's No. 4." Pinch'e missed an" dppor- aVlle4 elect Jammbnd.T He would hare -colBnjpT Uianlts to irje SBsW'inE- A'a' 'we lome llmE.jiFf, the.hini boh coBscrirrfion be- preacned'cincB auspices' by Bpurasaa, Bloadhf, SetlBny. Paten- McLean by, only Six'. -Tila' his the political ijrer at tbe south, was talklcj about the I campaign. what I have Just seen ID It? which Hun has vacated am prepared, though, to accept the Ha'u assertion thai tho Gaj-- mans went back at their Leisure. No for me here (o supiwrl testimony already offered of bow chateau, col- lage and tar in building, after being pillaged, each received Us portion uf gun coltoa; of urcharls and gar- dens were hacked and despoiled and reduced lo Iho last degree of desola- tion. llarlnj; nrreaked tbelr fury to the full DO tho dwellings ot the living. It might have been expected (hat the flcods fa De Id-grey vouUI, have passed over a few acres devoted to the dead. Let uae tell ot a French country ceme- tery where I an hour la the cwl- ffht ot h rvrent evening. This cemetery hart (or geuwatlons the ot the rightful latiahltants of the countrywide. It bore resemblance to the Cod's acre of rural Englaud than uiy olher srave- I hare seen In Besides [he Rrtssy mounds raised- above (he jeiaalns'of humble folk, there were nulls' with (oiposiDg tribuuraeuts. Kvt- deucp Itertj of the placo havlag been veil cared fAri'Iu recent years. The Lboufh, knot's perfectly lhat Ms. enemy not reck- lessly shell a so he built ilmself a series of jiug-outs on the borders of ihfe'ceriietery." Amongst Its trees he built elaborate obea'pratloo post." The'' thoroughness dt for of in- deBalta duration turalshefi iuc.Jental- ly anotiier ironic com tneut oVtbt "vol- the'subsequcut re- eiV- the Hun rest Ju tits burial-ground scferal of his own1- offlceri. -Their graves were thrust in at the side of the French who had passed away in ibe days of peace I. .will the German his due, every otie of these graves of officers were well cared for. The rarnlshed wooden memorials over them shoved considerable taste to Bn. The Germans yet living received bis order "voluntarily" lo.rfetreal; but be- fore executing It he bethought himself of the French .-There was not one vault In that cemetery which had not beeu violently broken open. nearly every case the covering stone cracked across with E. mallet. There was not a 'shell-hole in the cem- the destructions VonW not hare been caused by this Both cof- fins and their cdnlenls bad" disappear- ed from the vaulU. No doubt 'Iti'sorn'o instances the coffins irere used to bury the German officers 'who Me close by ami Jn1> 2 atiii AUTORACJES July 4 and KEDTJCE1V irVILWA To all Alberta and SHikatfh- i. i Enfries 15 Fiftyi of Freight on PRIZE AND ALL E. J. DEWEY, E. L. KING ED WARD TRANSFER and AUTO LIVER V Office Phone 652 Residence phone 1341 GRAYING O! All Kinds WcsternTransferCo. LimUed P.' R. Freight PHONES OHIct 10M BOULTON'S AUTO UVERY Lethbrldte. We know the counthr ther- o-jghly. WQ have the ii pald'ior. TRY.US. Phone 1206 UNRESERirEO AUCTION SALE Farm .Slock, Implcnieiiis i TUESDAJ- 10 o'clock nrwrp-on North c-f 'M. the following: .20 marea ami geldings from 4 Lo .6 years old, weighing 1300 to IfJGO, nil h'rolic; 1 aged Clydesdale stallion; 1 milk cow and calf; 75 cblekens. Sloot binders; 1 mowing machine, .-1 horse hay.rake; 2 Ahorse disc Urills; Z twin jilows- 2 walking plows; 1 set.l-secllon lover hairowa; 1 surface packer, 1C feet; 1'democrat; buggy; 1Q sets of Double learn harness, nearly new; 2.aels single 1 wagon'and water, tank; 9 lumber wagons, nearly .new; 5 grain Unk3, nearly nsw; S bundle racks; 1 cook car and Lruck; 1 pump and hoso; 1 bunk house and [nick; 5 tanks; .1; Falrbanks-Morac engine, site I Decker 36sCO In good repair, only used one season; also a. quanttlv of lumber, shingles, 40 rolls ot page wire, forts, 'Etiorela, 1 some, potatoes and other articles. HOUSEHOLD Iron beils complete TTlLh springs and mattresgea; i pairs window curtains; S window 1 2 dreasers; 2 com odea; 1 sanitary couch; 1 tree cure cook range, nearly new, 6 1 cook stove, 4 bole; 1 tmtlng 'slqvo; 1 wiuhfng macblno; 12 chairs; 2 rockera; 1 rocker; 1 dfnfng room (able; 1 large kitchen table; 1 toilet, 1 eofi; complete outfit of for cook car, ,a number ol bouse dlabee, cooking utensils, a number of pltturea, and a largo oil- clotb In good Everything Mult be Sold the Proprietor hat LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AT NOON of 925.00 and under Over that amount, tlx credit on furnlihlng approved Joint notet wfth Five cent, off for each on all credit BEN WHITNEY, Proprietor v. A, SmiTri, Auctioneer E. ENGLISH, Clvk UNRESERVED AUCTION SALE OF Farm Stwk, Trnpleniciits, Household Goods of General ONE O'CLOCK On Saturday. June 9th Stefinkjc'i Wett, B.p. Let. 8-MO-11, Dlimond CUy 1 frame' lionse, 24-30, 16 (eel high; 1 kllcheii, 1 oilier aiartmcnt, 20x23; 1 oitcf small house. 1 sbacK 10x12; ;L amall barn, 16x24, IS feel tilth; I slihie, Wl spitii, ilovta of, niy dt plus, 'koM.-'n !i ilalr carnft-hroomi, lilank- other artlci iVral SM I OCOHOC J, A. SMITH, AtretloiMtr C, CNCLI8H, Ctarlt. ;