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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta pl PAGE TWELMi: / THE. LETH6rIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1018 m Wo may sometimes have to sell at a loss, but we will never reduce the quality of Blue Ribbon Tea. Always reliable--always the same 16 AL ECLIPSE HES ES But Southern Alberta Will Get Small Glimpse Of It Tliis i.- tlip day Old Sol goes Into UVU'l eclipse, hut ;i! noon it looked as if the people of Southern Alberlii voiiUi be denied the privilege of getting niutli of a vieu' of the phenomenon for the sUy has heen overcast al! day, every indiealion pointing to rain. The eclipse starts at.Seattle about At Pocatella. Idaho, it will be visible at 4 :11' p.m. Had the skies been clear t!ie eclip.^e would have shown in Southern -Vlbsrta only as a partial eclipse, thf direct path of the great shadow being from Florida to the state of Washington. This track of the moen's shadow will be about sevcnly-fiye mijes wide at Uie Seattle end, na'rrowing down to about forty miles on the FlorlJa end. On the western coast the spectacle will he enjoyed for about 123 minutes, while in Florida the time of the eclipse will be only about one hour. The total eclipse vieible in Western Canada was In IPOO. It happens at one place, only three,times in one thousand years and groat nd-Vanta,!;e is taken of the phenomenon by astronomers who desire to study the gaseous envelopes of the euu and the sun spots. In spite of the cloudy weather people in Southern Alberta, who are fairly close to the path of total eclipse, will know when the phenomenon is taking place for the darkness of twl-(ight will (iescend and the chickens will hunt their roosts. IMPERIAL CONFERENCES WILL BEGIN SHORTLY Ivondon, June officially announced tliat meetings of the Imperial war cabinet and the Imperial conference are exi>fcted to begin within a tew days. A majority ot the repre-* sentative? have already arrived. Can-lula will be represented by Sir Robert liorden. premier; Arthur Meighen, minister ot the interior; J. A. Cakler, minister o� injniigration, and X. W, Kowell, president ot the privy council. Australia, by W. M. Hughes, premier, and ,loseph Cook, minister of the navy; Xew ^iealand by \Vm. F. Mas-se.v, premier; and Sir Joseph Ward, minister of finance: South Africa by General Christian Smuts and Henry Burton, minister of railways, Newfoundland by W. F. IJoyd and India by Edwin Montague, secretary for India; Sir Sam Yendra Sinha and the Maharajah of Ratiala. WILL GO AFTER Deputy Attorney-General Coming to Agreement With City Police A. G. Browning, deputy attorney-general and a member of the Provincial Police Commission was In the city yesterday In connection with police business, and while hero ho called on the mayor to discuss thei city's attitude with reference to i-csponslblltty for the prosecution ot offenders under the l..iquor Act. A couple of months ago. It will be remembered, the city was informed that the governn\ent, nt the request of the cities of the province, turned over to the cities ona-thlrd of all fines nn-dor the Liquor Act. The cities in return were to take the responsibility tor enforcing the act. Calgary city council protested that the share of the fines wae not enough. Lethbridge council echoed the Calgary complaint and applied to the government for a larger share. Since then tlie city has been informed by the government that the government is looking to the city officials to enforce the act. and the A,P.P. headquarters hor^e have been informed to that effect. The result is that the A. P.P. have done nothing by way of prosecuting, infractions of the act, and the cityNcouncil,, not being satisfied with the division ot the fines Is understood to have issued no orders to the tity"i)olice to take charge. During this time there has not been a prosecution for bootlegging In the city. .\11 the other cities in the province have accepted the government's division ot the fines. ^ The Herald understands Mr. Browning laid the government's attitude before the mayor and that as a result some clWinge in the attitude of the city l>oIice td^vards bootlegging and the illicit sale ot liquor may be expected. Rt LOSSES. ? Toronto, June S.~Tho Mono- > tary Times' esllinato of Cnnn- * (la's firo Jlbsses during IMny ? laiS, Is >8,t,70,0M oomparod ? with tho Uprll loss of $3,'J40,- ? > 18" and ^i,](!o.UO for ilay, 1917. ? ? The municipal bond eales in ? ? Canada during May totalled ? : $0,571,142 compared with J.^,-' > �p lOTROSICO. Cowld Not Get Enouh Miners to Operate the Union Collieries ACCEPT CONCILIATION BOARD, VICTORIA VictoriL', B. C, June -The members of the city council at a hurriedly summoned meeting of the streets committee ye.sferday decided to be bound by the finding of a conciliation board in respect to civic wages. The meeting was summoned following � telegram received by Mayor Todd from the deputy minister ot labor at Ottawa in which the latter said that according to information reaching Ottawa the situation was becoming serious. The civic employees havef arranged a masti meeting for tonight, and in the event of the city council not agreeing to the cAnclllation board, they were to discuss the question of going out on strike. Owing to the difficulty in eccnring enough experienced miners to bring thwoutput up to a reasonable figure the Union Collieries at Diamond City have turned the mine back to the Trusts & Guarantee Co. pending a reorganization of the I'nlon company, according to a statement made to the Herald this morning by J. O. Hannah, manager ot the latter concern. The I'nion Collieries were opened up last fall by interests connected with Federal Coals, and a new company formed. 'jThe daily output has been brought up to l,iO tons, is necessary to increase this to li.lO at teaet before the mine can be put on a proper basis. It is understood the Trnsti & Guarantee Co. will continue the operation of the mine, and is putting forth every effort to secure sufficient minors to bring the outptit" up to a point where the mine will be put on a paying basis, Xo difficulty is being found In securing a market for all the coal the mine can turn out. All the other mines in the district are advertising for experienced miners and it: is Understood the, government is being asked to esert its lu-; fluence to secure "men In order that i the threatened fuel famine in Western 1 Canada this wintpr; may be averted. FOOD'STEAMER CHASED BY SUB DUNLOP TIRES The Blue Stock Means Blue Blood Fvdl value was always in Dunlop Tires, but tKe thrift campaigns now centre men's minds on greater economy; hence the tremendous increase in the sale '^pf "Tractions," "Specials," "Plains." Dunlop Tire & Rubber Goods Co., Limited Head Office and Factories : TORONTO Branches : Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgiiry, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, London, Hamilton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St. John, Halifax. 31 i I - 3( Tlie Dunlop Line eonsisti of High-Crade Titei for Automobiles, Motor Truclci, Bicycles, Motorcycles and Carriages; end High-Grade Rubber Belting. Packing, Fite Hose and General Hose, Dredge Sleeves, Mili-tary Equipment, Mats, Tiling. Heels and Soles, Cements, Rubber Boots, Golf Balls, Horse Shoe Pads, Mou'lded Rubber Products of oil descriptions. Agricultural, Plumbers and Railroad Supplies, and General Rubber Specialties, , An Atlantic Port, June 8,-An American steamer loaded with foo'iistuffs put back to port here today and report'td she had been chasedlby a submarine. The ship's captain wws said to have requested the naval authorities to arm his vessel that he might proceed gain. Mrs. Lafe Talkington, of Columbus, hae an egg which i.s sixty-seven years old. On April 20, 1851, which was Easter Sunday, the egg, then freshly laid, was colored with a reddish brown and in addition was etched (Ty Jonathan Barb, Mrs. Talkington's father, �with a pen-knife. Figures drawn on. it include a tree, a bird and the initials of Jlrs. Barb. What Doctors Use For Eczema A soothing combination ot oil of Wintergreon, Thymol, and other healing ingredients (galled D.D.D. Prescription is now a favorite remedy of skin Bpeclalists for all skin diseases. It penetrates the pores, gives Instant relief from the most distressing skin diseases.-J. D. Higlnbotham & Co., litd., druggists.-Advertisement. High Heels Put Corns on Toes Who caret? Corn* or ealluse* lift off without any pain. Because stylo decrees that women crowd and buckle up their tender toes in high heeled footwear, they suffer from corns, then they cut and trim at these palnt.ul posts which ineiely makes the corn grow hard. This suicidal habit may cause lockjaw and women are .warned to stop it. A few drops of freezone applied directly iipon a Hore corn or tender callus gives Quick rolief-and soon tlio entire corn or callus,/^ root and all, lifts Off without pain. Ask the drng store man for a tiny bottle of froezone, which costs but a few cents and i� sufficient to reraov? every hard or soft corn or callus from one's feet. Freozono dries In a moment, and simply shrivels up tlie corn or callus without oven Irritating tho Hurroundlng skin. Women! Knep a bottle of freezono handy on the dresser and never let a corn ache twice.-AdvortlBemont. HELD OVEB 600 GE London, June S.- (Via Reuters Ottawa Agency)-The Offii.lal Ga/.elte announce.5 the award ot three Victoria Crosses, Including,one of Sergt. Albert Mountain, West Yorks, whose act was an outstandliig^ example ot supremo feai-lessbess aiia initiative, f.i, - Mountain's company was compelled to tall back, before the advancing enemy mass. Volunteers for a counter attack were being called for when Mountain and ten men stepped forward. He then advanced on the tiank with a Lewis Gun and enfiladed an enemy patrol of which about one hundred were killed. Mountain rallied and organized his party for defense and covered the retirement of the rest of the company. With one non-commissioned officer, and four mea ho successfully held at.'b^y six hundred Germans for half 'ah hour. Later he took command of a flank, iiost , and held on for twenty-seven hours until finally. siUTpunded. Mountain was one of the few who managed to fight their way back. MURDEpE SAYS Montreal, June 8.-The King's Bench yesterday returned a verdict ot "guilty of murder"; against Joseph Neuccera, one of the two Italians charged \vith the murder of Zlovvini Bettiol in this city on April 22. Ife was sentenced to be haiiged on September 22. The other Italian, was atqultted. After his liberation and In tho presence of a large crowd this man stated that there had been a nii.s-carriago of justice and that the man whom Neuccera had fought with had gone to tho hospital tfnd .was now walking around In ; Montreal. Tho body that had been I'ound by the police was not, he declared, that of Bettiol, but some one unknown. To some extent this tallies with the doctor's evidence to the effect ttlat the body was that of a man who had been dead for four or five days. Communications under this heading must,boar tho signatures ol the writers. MAYOR COMES BACK. Lethbridge, Alta., June 8, 19J8. Editor LethbrldRe Herald, Clfy.. "Sir:.The prig and pundit who calls in quAtlon the morals and truthfulness pf his belters and who prates about tho boys in khaki -jfrhen he haa no son at the front, pleseuts a slimy aspect pf the "moralist-Vrrljo fears to die' that cannol but breed Ji contempt tor him in the breast of the man who silently respects his own boys' efforts In the froiit line trenches and wantn to live In the bonds of amity with all mankind and (lie with-hope of blessing beyond the graVe,-f yours truly, W, U. L, "t]Hi�ii. : This nrin tf- ivitfvf ittU it disit'titt to tski,t[" uHctrtttinly-eUt ef.lirt-iuyiiif. Priee You owe it to yourself before deciding on which- tire? to buy to compare the prices of various standard makes. jYou should,' of courae, also remember quality. For there are two distinct classes of tires-first, those that are made to sell at low prices; and second, those that are made ^vith.the ideal of high quality in mind, . It stands to reason that it Is Hetter to Huy at tire of the latter.^ clals if you can get it at the right price. , - Most motorists have a mistaken notion that all "quality" tires are high-priced. But fortunately this idea is not founded on fact. Yon wfll find that Michelini are mdderale in price, though they are recdgniied the world over � unvurpined for durability. > 'J U*kfMiUsMn MiLttllMGantu Mcheliti ^tei Are SOLE DISTRIBUTORS FOR ALBERTA FOUNDRY PRODUCTS LIMITED, Calgary, Alta. LETHBRIDGE AGENTS BIJOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. HOLD 16-YEAR-OLD BOV RESPONSIBLE WinnlRpg. June 8.-A verdict was returnid at the inquest held last night after ovidenfco had been given by foiir witnesses that Louis Marcie, ot Camp 94, Greater Winnipeg v,-ator district, came to his ilealh June 4,' by being struck onthc'head by some heavy Instrument, that on the evidence given it is believed that Nick Powduck, IG years old, committed the deed.' A Business Car RECOGNIZED in its true light by the Governinent,tho business world, and thetndividual buyer, the automobile has cast aside the title "Pleasure Car" ana is now properly classified as a vehiclo of real, service-a present day necessity. The owner not only lengthens his own business .day," but he also lengthens his family's living days, thanks to the aiter-noonsand-'Sundays spent in the Utility Car. That v.'hich increases the busy man's i accomplishments in the day, is no luxury. That which widens your field of business endeavor is a necessity. That which lengthens the life of every member of your family can well be afforded. , Owning that which saves health, time and money ia true economy. . � _ All these thingfVr embodied in the fjossession of an auto-.' mobile.. Don't wonder liow your neighbor can "afford" a car, but use your sound judgment and ask yoxirself today "Can t afford to be withQijt one?" � When you have purchased a car you have multiiihed your efficiency. You have acquired a personal and business asset. Your selection should be a Ford, AU prices aubjcct to war tax clutrott, except truekn and cfuuet* THE UNIVERSAL CAR ChattU . - - $535 Runabout -  575 Touring  ' . ; S9S Coupe  � ^* 770 Sedan . . . 970 Ono-Ton Track 750 F. O. fl. Vard, Ont. Ford Garage, Dealers P. \^eale, Dealer  Z, N. Skpuson, Pealei^ Lethbridge ^ Warner - Raymond 8773826? ;