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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATlinDAY, JUNK 9, 1017 THE USTlinniDGE DAn.Y IIEIULD PAGE NINE "PROMOTER" Cigan, by all good tobacconists at 3-f or-25c. are to-day the greatest value in cigars in the West. Made in Montreal by S. DAVIS SONS, Limited, Tlie Urjett of Cifwn in tarrocks when 1 vlailed there i Thomas McCujre, AVIlllam "Teddy" fYCiir'ck Watt. Cliarloa i 0. Aoilcrsou. Kdmonton; Joho MacLeod, Calgary; Arthur J. Joseph Hi Mlquc- lou, llardlsty; (leorge T. (Irnldard, Slon; ftluard Cozens. Kd.sou. Recruiting Ilecruillcg [or Hit navy is still ac- tive In Alberts; "anU Is e.1111 being con- ducted by volunteer local committees Jo Ed in on I on, Calgary, Medicine Hat 6ad Lethbrlilgc. The EdiuonloD office hss been moved from avenue (a the Jouraa? building, lOlet street. M. II. Jennings, chairman. The oilier areas are belog looked after by J (Spool a) lu Ihc Jlrralil) Kernlo, June registration of Americans for service in the United Irvine. HLock, Cal- Slates army seems _to exceeded J- S. Nicholl. Medicine Hat. and K W. Downer, Victoria Mansions, KelhurldEe. Kccrults arc loins accepted for overseas service and for the Pacific md Atlantic coast services. TRAINING THE CANADIAN BOYS FOR THE NAVY (Krom Antm Merrill) London. Ariril 17 (Hy Is an cngagemcnl.on hi Ihc North Sea. Great gray melal ships welcome wllh cxullaut Hashes of flro And sliouls o[ rluimlcr- for a clash with Ilia ikulMilg fqo. The cuciriy ships run. The morning chrpa- Iclcs llio wonderful: event two unadorned phrases. N'ot one lino of lyjie on llic. devollon, llic' loyalty, llio Initiative of Hit men back ot MLOEC wqils of tifnd Clip guns, (JicCr rnuscleand nerve1 trained to the highest "pilch" oi efficiency." Sailors live gloriously every minute; but It Is only when they die fHd toy Jolui lliai people seemingly remember.1 to Iflng Iliftin Mowers of appreciation. Today, at a royal naval barracks "eomcVhcrc in I looked In- to the faces .of a hundred or more Canadian'boys recently recruited for iho Hrlllsh navy as sea- men" R- there signs of spirit as brave as any proven hero, and a num- ber ED young" thai Ihelr niolli- crs must have been the crouler heroes who Kissed Lhcni and Id lliem come so and on such a perilous uurtcr- lahlnE, The woman fought it all out In Spartan fashion, probaMy In the darkness of the nlelil, choking back her tears. Ucr child could go on fpr- cvfir, sho knew, Bailing toy boats on little spring streams inrule by (lie melt Ing enow. He liud lo he, sonic kind of a innn sooner or later, and ll was better to'iirfic him to tie a bravo one. And It her hanil' should happed to tremble when fnstcninp on his sailor collar for ihc Tas'l she 'K'uiiiii 'jost grasp firmly the souvenir pcTidHnl Rl her Ihronl, given by udy Gwendolen Guinness, and say over its motto, again and like a prayer, helped to And I called these rccniUs "ordin- ary seamen" because lliat is the term technically used; but our fearless, 'adventurous, un disc frill n Erf (aiitl nl- muit undisciplinable) Canadian vol- unlcora are no morn ordinary (In the sense that Ihe use Hie word) than, that first splendid exrjcLlillotiary force were "common" soldiers. .Many of llicrn HIO from llic nioaL rcflrjcd liomcs gentlemen, born and bred. Therefore. It was EOOR discovered al Hie. barracks that (.be Canadian boys and verj- careful hi CominandEr of what are called' '-'new eulfles." (ha petty offi- (who '_ariE all Imperial} -thai there be nc bullying methods' used In put- ting them through Ihelr -training. Much more, he saye, .can" Ue accom- (illshcd and, as the son of airadmlrai, and 'wit to a dlatlnRulsli- cd sea .record of Ins two ribbons Commander has a good of a'eaihen. "In'tlie' eariy'da'ya'.or (ijo anil when -headlines were inquiring where wag Capl. Kcrr could fpccdily have answctod, for hu was. on board of her and tliey weren't hiding jo a canal either! Now lie has the Important (nsk of making goad sailors, in thfe short space of elghl icccks, of Ihe veriest land boya, many of wbom, though caper and keen, had'' never even anieU the salt or rtie ?ca until the present lime. Meanwhile 'ihc "C" and arc sllll waiting "somewhere" for the Clnrmnn ships (o conic out. ,1 had lea on hoard of as the' of Com- mander Martin, "ami this, my first vis- It to a battleship, duly thrllUng. In ihc I'Durse of Ills "yarns" fas' they seem to call all conversation the Captain .Martin mentioned that iio hfirf s sen in -Medicine Mat; and at luncheon In one of the barracks' where Commander j St John of the cast camp wat> a guest, 1 was told that a son of his is living In I'rlnrc .Albert. Thus do TTB continually find links over here binding this Und to Canada. What sort of u ]ilacc Is Medicine and what sort of place were exceedingly courteoua as well patten'., showing me everything and telling me everything, and at the day's cud I left the btrrachg feeling thai Ihe Canadian boys were In lh.e best of hands anil thcj- bad iij reasonable cause for complaint. Com- mander Kcrr gave mo a generous op- portunity for a quiet "yarn" vlth the boys, in the room, without- even the restraining presence of thetr petty corrcfipond la array Uiey talked freely about tbctr life and their ac- tivities In barracks. Asked" -'what they liked best they rcylled promptly as a trained chorus hi tho expectations of the dopartment at Wabhluglon. Vice Consul. J. H. Pollock here, ran on of blanks before llo recorded hair ihn Himllca Tor reglalrallon. More lhan IWSB five men pros CD led themselves at office the first day, but running out of blankfl for that jiurpuse ha liaj let turn away as many as lie enrolled Many of tbe applicants were lumber- men working In Ibo lofigjup camps ant] saw mills. The KlJc hunibcr Coinpaiij- has coin- and ovorhauling work in their big mill nnd tho will begin lo buzz as soon as logs can I be run down the river. Tho Klk lias risen agajn anil lias uasscil the prev- ails high mark for the season and is still rising. least: And what tbcy liked th'o Those who ob- Is Prince Albert? qucsliong put JcctcJ chiefly wcic six in en who had ueea with Ihc Canadians la khaki, wounded, discharged, and now In navy blue with the little gold stripes on the cuff. They were "fed up" wllh squad drill, ami naturally. But between you and me, I think ID one or two cases. It was a new budding pride they felt In belonging to the "glor- ]Jou3" navy, whCcli, (Is adherents hoTd, JUBL n lilile- bit better lhan the aimv! (No time allowed by the- "chalr" for discussion on this point) and they were anxious to wipe the old "hay-foot, straw-foot" forever off the ?lalc. A visit to Hie gunnery room reveal- ed its fasdnaligns instantly 'aa I Batched our laddies firing "In mlna- working In shoot- ing, the other stiulntlng'throueh the i small telescope, at the bobbing Incli- j big targets, the motion of Che largels so simulating the rise and fall sea as lo produce one of Ihe aymnl-, oms Tell on deck together with a'new resolve oa my liart never lo "croas" mill! there jras pome other inotle of travel, _ There ivero on-In vthe cainahshlii fobm nunfi and strung with tarred ropes, the air sweet rllh that ecent wbich the grows-to love bclterjthan if roses. -The .boya-werc grounefl round the petty officer who was tea'Aitig iheni-the half hitch, limber'" hHslsV bend, over-hand. Montreal, June Tlie burning question of church union is sllll up- permost In the min da of all the dele- gales to the general assembly, al- hough this week's meetings are filled mainly wllh routine business to clear he way for the Rreal IBSUO next vrcebl ludglng from the Interest shown In he proposal 'of Dr. Tfios. Sedgen-Jch bat the committee and bills and over- lures bring, on the discussion of church union as soon as [loaslble, ,he members are awaiting the contro- versy with something akin lo inipal- cncc, seaston held this ntornlng was devoted mainly to- tho report of the committee dealing with Sabbath schools atnl young peoples societies which were commented up- on by Dr. Alex. McOillivray of Toronto The total membership in the Sabbath to me with keenest Interest. Jly inicrcst lay in an opposite direc- tion, had been sent by The Kd- nionlon Journal, lo find out what hind of a place our. recruits were being trained In over here, and how they were being treateJ, and I worried tlie officers with .manv questions. Thcv schools Is and in the young peoples societies. BE PREJUDICED U Is eslltnalcd that about 110 ors In the two big leagues Tvlll be eligible for military service under Lhe selective draft measure. No truth in ihe rumor that umpires mitted lo draw Uic lots. lie per- WEEDS ON 5UMMERFALLOW spring preparatory to sumuicr Tallowing I disced the stubble early, left It for a week or two ami Iheti harrowed It. About the liine Ij should have startinE to plow 'ounJ that tho weeds had made n slrone Rrowlh o[ two or more Inclic-a.' HaylrjB some very important work In! for (be next three iveeka I apaln1 disced It. following wllh tho Imrrows In a week or leti days. When I liad tfuie to think of sum- raerfallbw again my neighbors were half through with thclr's, but they were plowing under a strong- growth of weeds a fool more and some just As I slarled lo plow my ground the weeds were just coming through the EOll, In fact one man asked me If the laud Nad been plowed in Ihe early season ami kept harrowed.- Xeedless lo say Ihe chain was not necessary except lo drag under a few weeds (hat the disc had m IBS eel. I plowed about seven Inches deep aud used a rotary harrow at- tached to Ihe plow. This left tlie soil firmed with a mulch on top. My method Eaves coll In good 'time and leaves the although it should 'be harrowed before W.II-G. and all tlie different vays of.Jofn'ot two ropes log'ethcr so lliat' io "4'ui could put asunder; and so Ihai-wbUe It might be said of Hie lada I hit they irere knot learning; they wsra Ins much. Elsewhere a select few wore'being taught to jox (he compass so Hint lat- er they would be able to aieer (or ]Jeligolanr) or Canada. Just pleasi cd and so they must study h'ard unllj Ihey know the from ihe Then after the war ia over they may go and explore all the wptL- rlcra of the Fr.r Teturning via tbo Pacific. Indeed iherc will-be no stretch of water In any parl thi world barred lo Iheir ship's prow, One thing that aurprlEed Comman- der Kcrr that the CanadUrV re- ol to be (aught swimming on arrival lie re. H had never occurred lo him-, what vc really are, apd'lhat cur of 'not taught to swim as one of thetr first duties in lire. II would save consid- erable tttne to devote to the eitra- ordlniry branches ot training here, II' future recruits were Induced' to to swim before coming erer; And siippoalng they should be. "lor- ped" by Tlrp on the way thiBy would sUnd a belter chance kneir the gentle art of swlmmiifrv v The 'commander bad ihe 'Whole wcllon of Cantrilp.nn ma io sec, and the varranl officer iland-> Ing on Die elevation oTcrlookiog the parade called down rpripiu commands which Were obeyed '-with Alacrity, the boys going (lirongb their' RQiiirt drill vr.rj- credllabfy. In a'pfte of the fact "they were nol In'jlove with (his part'of tlielr work'. "Would yoju like lo sea them 'dou-ll lile' asked the W. O., and on nj plying rn the RfftrrntUlrc, the ere soon galloping around thi yird" In great style. "We do everytlilhg on the double ra" fltlJ Commander Kerr. The Canadians are living In tfn and yol dissimilar to the army huls, the two chief differ-) enccs helng thnt (n (lie navy (.hero.are no beds In evidence; and thetr hut It also thetr rncas. Thfiy sleep in ham- mocks slung at from beam to beam nnd slowed aloft tn Ihe morn- Ing; and (heir "fine chlnn" ono end of llio hut, fir ran gel on shelves, mostly visible, nfter lac tnanncr of a VUchen tlrC5Bcrd j I paid a speclnl visit lo Ihe btrricks huge of (his In r.nothcr letter; suffice H now to that they were still dishing up which have been off the In mcrsl London botlici for Aoma wecki. Their supply wotijrl last another week or Iwo, 1 I61d, Permission lo visit Ihe barracks' granted liy Rear AdmCral In a letter, and had ad (lie of seeing ihls HUgust por.ionaga whom Hie seamen only when tnlftt of wrongdoliiK ami when thai "cold eye" flllriljulerl ID atlmlrila In ftov- ela) la turned full on. llnl f did Ihc court-martial room from Ihe oiil- fiMc! The Alberla boya who wers Krumbles m it is whcieoftlie ivheat.wifh its protein, phosphates the thlij that doctors all child- andy, And I'm glad Li's a .uringly satisfactory. I would never Tiroe-Uied experience is the powerful arguintnt that equips Ihe new home with McCIary's Gas All sizes end Up lo the mlnvie wHb every modcra ixarncvtmeol. Euro either roacuJactured or natural gas, -53 MeCIarys Gas Ranges London, Toronlo, Moulieil, Wumipee, Vancouver, St. Join; NJ.J Hamilton; Calgary, Saskatoon, Edmonlon :i- _ fop-': White Liquid and Childrerfs Shoes Looks Better LastsLonger Easy to use Best for Shoes WHITE SHOE DRESSING CO. OF Cft-iiADA LTD. HAMlLTOnt.CAN PARIS HC1EL COB. THIRD ST. 4 SECOND AVE. S. HOTEL Under New Maiiagenient and Remodelled Throughout SPECIAL pATES BY WEEK .MEALS A LA OARTE 1000 "SNOWBALL" ICELESS Refrigerators Sold Introductory Price of to be advanced on June 15th Refrigerator now selling at will be Hefrijfci'ator now selling at will be ALL ORDERS BOOKED BEFORE JUNE WILL BE FILLED AT THE 7f OLD PRICE. fi An Introductory price of wa> set In order beyond a' doubt that tho "Snowball" refrigerator will produce am a lhan an Ice refrigerator. regular prices as stated above will become effective on June 15th( J The Western Utilities Co. 313-15-17 Thirteenth Strtel North Ltlhbrldjt. Phtnt 5M1' BAR FIXTURES FDR SALE All bar fittings and mirrors in the bar at Lethbriric Hotel. .Suitable for lu.iich coiinfor .orrestaurant. APPLY' J. H. LEE ROOM Itt, CALGARY INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION tOJULYStll Gi-aiul ri'ogiMm of Attractions Including K ATIIERINE STIXSQN Gi-eaicsl Girl Aviator' HORSE RACES J imc 2t) and 2 and 3- AUTO RACES July 4 and 5 llKDUClii) RAILWAY. RATES To all visitors from Alhcrta anrt Saskalch- ewaii Points. fxC.ficroiuj Enlrics Jinift 15 .Fifty jicr cent, of FreiRht IJcfiiiKliefl on _ miZE LISTSrAND ALL-INFORMATION FROM E.J.DEWEY, E. L. RICHAROSON, Prctldcnt CALQARY ;