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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUB tberalb r DAILY AND WttKLV and LItHBRIDOE HERALD I NO LIMITED MS Street Buchanan President and Managing Director fohn Torrance Buslneti Maoagtr TSLRPHONE8 Business Oftloe MitorM Office RateeiA per week per rear by par year by mail per year by per year to Dates of esplry of eabaerlptlone a year dally on addreM Acotft apce of eiplratiia date to our authority to continue the iub THE PROGRESS OF THE The German1 offensive between Mont Dldler and Noyon has grown in inten and the drive towards Paris has reached a point the enemy is throwing all his weight into the During the past two the Germans have boen unable to make an advance of more than a mile in although they have thrown away some of their boat fighting The resistance of the French and the allied forces who are fighting witti has been and nowhere have the Ger mans been able to break Preparations the Austrian drive agalfist the Italians are evidently un der according to the latest re A PLEASING LITTLE The Rotary Club did a pleasing thing the other In coopera tion with the Nursing Mission and members of the Automobile they gathered up some 100 little tots with whom the Nursing Mission was in and them for an auto Many of children had never hedsudh apldasuPe and they held the automobile The long be remem bered by and will Brighter butlodkIn life a result pf t The Rotary Club Is not making much but it endeavoring to live np tor fts motto most whQaerves V THE COMMUNITY CENTRE IDEA IN THE A church conferencein session at Hegina advises that one ac tivities of the church should be to provide centres in the rural N Coaldale is not exactly a rural com but it will serve as ah example of what may be done thia line vrlren the people of jfhe corn take an Interest both in them selves as members of the commun ity and the npbutlding of thecom munity Coaldale is a better fettled district districts In the and it has a fine class of but It is their intelligent of opportunities withlp their andj their employmentof tie new consolidated school which lias resulted in their establishing an almost ideal community with a munity centre in the The development of the spirit of the Coal dale district is possible where neigh bors make up their minds to be neigh but the story of what Coaldale i has done is a subject which minis ters might well use as a text for a sermon in rural It would be Van inspiring The acts are very well told in a recent article The Herald written by Me editor of publications for the Provincial who spent a couple of days at Coaldale studying satisfied wMh our present stato of As against the possibility of a bet ter demand for the property next it must be borne In mind that a post ponement of the sale for six months would leave ft much shorter redemp tion and this Is a tt is also a question whether the postpone ment of such a sale Ys a good prece What we are trying to tench Westerners these days la that taxes should be paid when thoy arc im mny dallying with methods ot taxpayment should not Itshoufcfalso Considered IE a postponement for six months only Is to be this will not allow a great deal of time for setting up court And it is dbubt If Meechs figures are to bo whether court proceedings would be good business whenNa tax sale would produce such favorable re The Herald is making these sugges tions in order that the committee may look at the question before it all A hasty decision in favor of postponement should be v E PAILY HEKALP JUNK tit FROM FnONT The American Infantry showed it self vnry skilful In The courage of the officers and men bor dered on One hindered In his advance by a machine gun throw himself almost alone into the where it was established and having concentrated its re turned with the gun over his shoul Operating In connection with the our troops the next day i widened considerably area gained I the day while the division on the right progressed Both thus effected very skilful During the morning our troops cap tured VeulllyLapoterle cemetery and i finally carried theheights south1 west of OurHroops met with stubborn opposition which they broke down The Germans suffered irreparable One of the companies opposed to us which counted one hundred bay onets at the yesterday only i mustered five of whom belonged to another company and five to the regimental HOW PATRIOTIC IS YOUR STOMACH Newton writing in the Sun day Spokesman tells the folj lowing little story which should be read with more than usual interest by every one Of us He was a dapper if appearances permitted one to judga had been snagged by few of lifes sharp He permitted the waiter to slide his chair under him with easy grace and with the manner of one born to the royal pur leaned slightly forward to draw the breath that ignited his goldtip ped cigarette as the waiter extended the lighted His nails were flaw lessly brushed his person fairly rad iated luxurious care and As the waiter and omelet before he dropped the three tiny white cubes into his coffee and asked for granulated sugar his The waiter stood were strict on the sugar matter he had been called down by the steward the day before for leaving bowl of white sugar long enough on the table to permit crafty customers to dip free He aeked the steward about it and the steward also hesitated then knowing that some persons ate sugar on their The i waiter brought the bowl but stood hovering patiently The diner coolly stirring his coffee ae if wrapped in although hia omelet was The waiter and moved The diner stared straight Pres ently the with other diners moved In a flash the dapper diner helped himself to three heaping spoonfuls of PICKED PASSING UP IN CONTINUED raOM FflONT PAOl Spring Coulee to the mountains and to the international The warn weather of this week has caused everything to shoot ahead as to the grass needs moisture to insure a good crop and we would welcome a good soak ing rain now at any is a large area being broken up this the largest acreage be ing in the Blood Indian just north of four or five traction outfits aro plowing contln The is very promising throughout this locality as we have had local this spring than many parts farther away from June crops look well so Complaints of frost this week come in from the Some farmers here seem to think that the absence of a good rain so has already fixed the while others the majority say we can afford to wait a week or ten has rained heavily northeast and west of we have had only a light June Macleod district in Southern Alberta never ed h ot grffwth aa he t s Th gound warm and m good sllape to receive the soakng rafn fell Wednes a so this dapper gentleman was t called In his hotel bv an the outfits are agent of the United States The rain of the past week has His holding of Liberty bonds matle the srasB grow where there was He established a paere bare ad tha triotic alibi easily and angrily wanted j then Partly covered are now all to know why he was being greqjlGartlens have grown propor You are under suspision of the United States for refus ing to obey food the government Inspector He recited the instance of a few hours The dapper gentleman He Apologized profusely and promised He even went to the res taurant steward and apologized His wai right but his stomaqh was Is yooir stomach as patriotic as youi heart Canadian Finance says president of the LethbrldetBoard of urges that when taxes are not paid within eight and is smiling and talking of themllllpn dollar June of last week saw a good shower penetrated from 3 to 5 Inches in sod and 5 to 8 inches in This was followed by warm weather which was badly the warmer evenings as crops had been retarded a great deal by severe The hot wipds of thfe last three days are using up the moisture that fell last The soil is in many cases dry enough to drift con Drifting an alarming extent in eome fields al Some crop has been blown out een months which he considers a and the crops in adjoining fields covered but a small percentage highly generous especially if been 80 anected The windi anotner twelve months wera allowed I is very hard on the young for the property involved should become automatically pro i June prain ev peTty of the The city could then erywhere ls in excellent deal anytliing There is a good even these FIGURES SHOULD BE CAREFULLY If the opinion of City Assessor j Meeifh that property representing only or so of 1914 and 1915 tax ar reajrp will finally have to be taken by the city because of failure of the owners to redeem following the I Utl should be anywhere near the and hla close connection j with the taxation question in Leth bridge should place him in a posit on 1 to judge better than most ot then the committee Appointed to advise the council as to the proposed post ponement of the sale should go care i luljy deciding to postpone the sale eix or onemonth or even one About the only argument in favor of a should Meechs figures be would be that butter times iu the full would u moru brlsK deulaud for Ihn course iii We all liojje for eveu pruiperity we Should be ui all dls X get the tax money and carry on its business of supplying netvice to the citizens in a proper and busi nesslike considers it as entirely Inadequate the citys present tax sale The city demands a tax but makes it illogical hav ing it to taiefi owing up till 1915 while 1916 and 1917 taxes are now due and and are hav ing interest charges added to them Marnochg forthright comments upon municipal financing are of a sort calculated to cause civic tors throughout the West to sit up and The pity is that tho thinking was not done In boom yearn bafore the lust days growing not bo have been excellent The prospects could It all depends on the TRAITOR A MEMBER CONNAUGHT RANGERS June man put ashore on the west coast of Ireland which soldiers amf labor German submarine some time state and city jfficial ago and who is now a prisoner in tho i Tower June speakers pledging anew the loyalty of organ ized labor to the the an nual convention of the American Fed eration of Labor got under way here Severalthousand delegates ieorge secretary of the Federation of kabor acted is temporary Preceding the opening ofthfe con vention here there ifatj a parade in of was Lancet Cor poral of the Connauglit H wafc announced in tho HOuae of Commons today y Parliamentary Sciru the Mr Mucllur ion Httid DDWlliiK lieiii a wJsotftir In He IKUJ lnnn refunded for rial a charged with voluntarily aid ing or serving the iarlia creiary ANOTHER JOB FOR June heurgent re iiuftst o tho minister or Sena tor tiideon Labor rgpre siiituiivi in provfcti hetul of i hi Iaiiuilii Itegistiation IIUK uiuppcd oif at Kurt William iiiid Arthur on his way from tliu Pacific Coast iu cupila to UdU good officis in tuu siiipbiillldlng trouble prominent cltlteit of Is of was elected president of tho Hamilton Methodist The streets of are paved with manganese worth a Ford workers gave to De Patriotic which totals Sixteen trawlers brought half a million fish Into Boston In a single A hospital street car for transport ing Insane patients will soon be seen on Chicagos Motor truck routes have been es tablished to points within 100 miles of The quality of beer brewed acroM the border Is likely to be cut In half by Government Seventynine saloons In have been driven out of busU there are still 376 The Government contemplates spending In the next two years teaching English to Ottawa law only surviving son of was hilled in Duluth business men have found a syndicate to raise sheep In North ern They expect a flock of ten Ellas for more than fifty years a captain on the Great died at aged Heavy rain in the Agawa Canyon caused much damage to the track and bridges on the Algoma Central Rail of hae been called to the pastorate of the Presbyterian Bishop willbe the general Roman Catholic Chaplainat front with the French Canadian Knox Presbyterian has dispensed tflth paid It contended that the money thus spent did not attract people to the aUiii formerly of Hamilton OntVttott1 ot was given the degree of by the North ern Baptist Theological of I The first minimum wage for wo men In industry has been set by the Manitoba Wage Board at a week for experienced iwnien in the laundry London City Council at its meeting decided to grant Jgarbage collectors an increase of ten cents a making their wages and refusing the the men First pig Iron produced In British Columbia from an electric furnace was run off at the works of the Aetna lion Steel which is mak ing pig iron from scrap Becoming intoxicated by drinking wine manufactured from sweet Roun eighteen years and Wilfrid of Sand wich attempted to fire a While an eastbound special troop train was passing Ktaogama 23 miles from the section foreman was hit on the cheat by a large and injured so that he was rendered Major of the 22nd FrenchCanadian re cently returned from has been promoted and given command of the Canadian Garrison Battalion at Two Murray qged Morgan aged were fishing at near They went in one attempt ed to rescue the other from drowning and both lost their i John employed at the King ston Shipbuilding met death at the companys wharf whileat He accidentally fell into the water and was drowned before he was At Montreal the body of fouryear old missing or the past two was recovered in a disused In which he bad been drown His father is a soldier at the The first merchant fleet this year from Seattle to the salmon canner ies In Bristol has stuck in late ice la the Behrlng and one the has been according to word received by the department of Stanley for several rector of the Conaecon and later rector of Hawdon has been appointed a chaplain in the Canadian Ho will go to Calgary for a time and then proceed old time resident of is president of the Rod Croes Society in has received word her youngest Jiertram McCon M C died in the Canadian lun era 1 from wounds In the right shoulder and It in thought he was a victim of one of the recent Permtiu iug Presbyterian died at German propaganda amongst negrow is still causing uneasiness in the Women have replaced men as ele vator operators at the Waldorf Now Conscription of nonresident lands has added acres to North Dakotas San Francisco claims to have launched the destroyer Ward 18 dttys 10 Ait eight million dollar plant ts to be erected at for the production of Picric New York Is in the throes of a form of grip said to be similar to that now raging hi Of the drafted in the only six hundred were pro fessed conscientious objectors Scjiwab states that a quar ter of a million tons of shipping took the water In the States in May War interned aliens and troops unfit for overseas will be used to till the soilaround The Federal Trade Commission is expected to make a report on the price to be fixed for newsprint in the United States in the next and until that report le the Can adian situation will remain unchang The interim price of a ton in Montreal has bean continued until July A large number of citizens of Northern Ontario have placed names on Record nsrbBlrtK opposed to the appointment of Haent of 48 Registrar for the District of Tlmisifanilfig ofl tho ground that lift In not but alleged to have been brim In Ger The loynlty of Ihe Jteglstrar Is not but the contention Is put forward thatthe principle of such an appointment is Following conferences with repre sentativen of the electricsU workers the Electric Railway Company and the Western Power Company gave out statement to the effect that each wowldMriy to OU tawa for ft conciliation Telephone wBilch was represeftttfd with Identical tteMnftda for Increases changes In working conditions Is still dating with the INTENSE Prince Temperature here today at one oclock was 91 In the shade with goed pros pects of much higher Need or rain Is becoming and cut worms doing considerable damage to gardens and field DEPOSITTOUR SAVINGS wifh Hie ALBERTA GOVERNMENT Your Ponds Arc absolutely saFc Intaresh compounded semiAnnuaiUj May wihhdrawh ah any HPHE Government of the Province of Altferta is sues Savings Certificates for amounts upwards upon which 5 interest Your are as safe as the Government Your money may be withdrawn without notice aTany Begin an Send tor folder hilly explaining the Savings Certificate or mail your first Savings Certificates for the amount will be forwarded to you same day as Provincial Parliament Alf OANADA Womans Outlook on Canadas Future THE splendid spirit and patriotic endeavour of Canadian been one of the outstanding features in Canadas have unsparingly given of their time and energy in the interest Kel Cross and innumerable other activities which have come as a result of the Thousands of Canadian women have been anxious to devote if not of theic in directions work would prove of Registration will be the means of bringing to these women the opportunity they have The purpose of registration is to learn the exact Canadian men and and the information gained through registration will make it possible for Canada direct effort from less essential to more essential occupations and to widen tht of womans Every On June every woman of sixteen years and over must attend at one of provided for registration between the hours of 7 and 10 and there truthfully answer all questions set forth upon the registration Failure to register jneaiM heavy Registration ia f X Volunteer Workers Needed The registering of people In one day is a stupendous and voluntary are urgently womens fraternal socie church and municipal organizations are asked to The Board appeals with confidence to the patriotism of every Canadianwoman and to thb pride which every locality take its own work to furnish the necessary number of voluntfO and Those willing tjo offer their apply to the Eiegistrar in their il by authority pf panadm RegUtration m SUPERINTENDENT OF Medicine REGISTRARS FOR LETHBRIDGE 327 11TH STREET FOR MACLEOD FOR BOW RIVER FOR MEDICINE HAT ROBERT MEDICINE I ;