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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAG^ FOUR Xetbbtiboe 1l3cvalb l,ctbUri&Gc, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor* and Publlihere JTHE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT-ING COMPANY, LIMITED 23 6th Street South, Lethbrldgs W. A. President and llanaRlng Director ?ohn Torranco - - Business Manager Business BdltorM TELKPHONES Office .............. IWJ Otflce ...........lit* Subicriptlon Rate�i Dafly, flellvered, per week .10 Daily, delivered, per year .....$5.00 Dally, by mall, per year ......14.00 Weekly, by mail per year .....%IM .Weekly, by mall, per year to U.8.JI.W Dates of expiry ot lubtcrlptlont appear dally on address labeL A.coapt-aaca of papers "ffto  explratim d�t� la pur ajithorUy to continue the subscription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. The Germanf offensiva between Mont Didler nnd Noyon has grown in iuten-sity, and the drive towards Par/s has reached a point where the enemy Is throwing all his weight into the scale. During the past two days, however, the Germans have been unable to make an ajvance ot more than a mile satisfied with our present statu ot prosperity. .\s against the possibility of a hot.' ter demand tor the properly next tall. It must be borne In mind that n postponement ot the sale tor'six months would leave a much short�>r rodonip-tlon period, and this is a {Rctor. It Is nlso a quoatlou whi'thcr the postpono-mont of such a sale ^s n good precedent. ^\^lat wo are trying to tiMch Wostcrucrs days in' that taxos :?lioulil be paid when they aro im-posed.'and'any dallying with methods of- entorcpnvQjtt oT tax-payment slio\ild not becoiuiteinanccd. lt-should'�l30 bo considorod that, it a postponement tor six months only Is to bo made, this will not allow a great deal of lime for setting up court proceedings. .\nd it i.s doubtful, if Mr. .Mccch's figures are to he taken, whether court procoodings would be good busiiifss when, a tax sale would produce such favorable results. The Herald is making these suggestions in order that the committeo may look at the question before it �from all angles. A liasty decision in great german THB LETHBBIDGE .....-......---------^H'rh^'r - DAILY HRRALD llKSDAV. .11 11. l'.n� favor of postponement avoided. should bo HOW PATRIOTIC IS YOUR STOMACH? .Vewton t'oivcr. writing in the Sunday Spokesiyan Review, tolls the following little story whicli should be read with more than usual in' by every one of us: He was a dapper gentleman, who, ?ursing Mission and members ot the Automobile Olub, they gathered up some 100 children, little tots with whom the Nursing Mission was in touch, and took them for anT auto ride. Many of these children had never had'sudh a' 'pleHsuFe before, and they held the automobile in a'we. The Uttla kindness win long be remembered b^. them, and they will have,a brighter outlodk In life as a result of the cluUIs action. , ' The Rotary ' Club Is not making much noise, but It is endeavoring to live ftp to Its motto: "He proflH most who -serves best." K iated luxurious care and comfort. .-Vs the waiter set,coffee and omelet uefore him. he dropl)ed the throe tiny white cubes Into his coffee and asked for granulated sugar for his omelet. The waiter stood puzzled.-Orders wore strict on the sugar matter; he had been called down by the steward the day before for leaving a howl of white sugar long enough on the table to permit crafty customers to dip froo-ly. He asked the steward about it and the steward also hesitated; then knowing that some persons ate sugar on their omelets, assented. uodsly. Tho .outlook is very promising throughout this locality as we have had mor^ local storms. tUis spring j bridges on the Algoma Central Rail- Capt. W. N. Graham, Ottawa lawyer, only surviving son of Hon. Geo. P. Graham, was killed in action. Duluth business men have toimd a syndicate to raise sheep' iu Northern Minnesota. They expect a flock ot ten thousand. Capt, Ellas Casey, for more than fifty years a captain on the Great Lakes, died at Cobourg, aged ^ninety-one. ^ ^ ,. _ Heavy rain In the Agawa Canyon caused much damage to the track and than many parts farther away from the mountains. FOREMOST. Foremost, June 10.-The crops look well so far. Complaints of frost this weeic come in from the south. Some farmers here seem to think that the absence of a good rain so far, has already fixed the yield, while others (the majority) say we can afford to The ^waiter bi-ought the bowl hut 1 ^.^ij ^ ^^^^-^ ^^^.^ While It has aood hovering patienly near. The , rained heavily northeast and west of diner coolly sat, smoking, stirring his , ...^ ,a,.g ^^^j ,,, ^ j, rain. coffee spoon, as if wrapped m thought. _ although his omelet was cooling. The MACLEOD waiter coughed and moved uneasily. , ^aclcod, .lune lO.-Macleod district The diner stared straight ahead. Pros-: go^tueni Alberta never experienc- ed such a week of growth in, vegeta- ently the waiter, with other diners waiting, moved away. In a flash the dapper diner helped tion as the past one. The ground was warm and in good shape to receive THE COMMUNITY CENTRE IDEA IN THE WEST. A church conference In session at Itegina advises that one of ^he ao-tlvltles ot the church should be to provide social centres in the rural comm'unitles. Coaldale Is not exactly a rural community, but it will servo as ajx example of what may be done along this line -wlren the people ot ;the com-niunlty take an Interest both In thera-; selves as members ot vhe commuii-Ity.-and the up-bufldinB of thfr community itself. Coaldale is a better settled district than,,most districts In : the West, and it has a fine class of citizens, but It is their intelligent \grasp ot the. opportunities withip their reach,. ano"-er after showef, wetting grny but what" co^il'^ ' I^P"" just What he had been ordered stric Iv ' i� wages" and changes In working 'conditionH Is still nc|ii�-tlatlng with the union. INTENSE WtAT. Prince Albert, Sask,, .liiao 10.- Temperature here today at one h'clock was !)1 In tho shade With good pros-pectH of much hlglior temperature. .\ood of rain la becoming notlceahlo and cut worms doing conrtidorablui _ damngis to gnrdona nnd field crops. I Depqsit^ur Savings wiihtiisALiEtttA Government Your Funds arc absolu^elLj saFe. ^^QV IrthcresKcompoundcd.sertii.-annuallu. l&am. May bewihKdyawK'dKany hme. nl)/O nPHE Government of the Provirtce of AlKeila is-��� sues Savings Certificates for amounts frprnj|3 upwards upon which 5% interest is .p^id. Your Savings, therefore, are as safe as the Goverriwent itself. Your mpney may be vvithdraWn without notice aTany time. Begin an account-now. Send tor folder fully explaining the Savings Certificate plan, or better, Still, mail your first deposit. Savings Certificates for the aniount will be forwarded to you same day as received. � W.Y.NEWSON, Pepul-y Provincial Treasurer Parliamenh Bcifjiiiings; EDMONTON. Alberl-a. "You are under suspision ot the United States government for refusing to obey food regulations," the government Inspector said. He recited the Instance ot a few hours before. The dapper gentleman understood. He apologized profusely and promised heVer"aga:in. He even went to the restaurant steward and apologized again. His heart, wai iri'thq right place, but his stomach was not., is your stoniach" as patriotic as youi heart? "Canai^ian Finance" says: G. R. Marnoch, president of the Lethbrlde�Board ot Trade, urges that when taxes are not paid wltliln eight- tionately, and everyone is smiling and talking of the'mllllon dollar rain. COALDALE. . Coaldale, June 10.-Wednesday of last week saw a good shower which penetrated from 11 to 5 Inches In aod and :") to 8 inches in plowing. This was followed by warm weather which was badly ' needetf, eaneclally the warmer evenings as crops had been retarded a great deal by severe frosts. The hot winds of the last three days are fast usiug up the moisture that fell last week. The soil Is Iii many cases dry enough to again drift considerably. DiTlfting has,occurred to an alarming extent in some fields already. Some crop has been blown out and tho crops in adjoining fields covered up, but a small percentage een months (which he considers a highlv generous leeway, especially if | "^'o affeot'^rtTfhe wlmlThow- another twelve months were allowed | ever, is very hard on the young plants, tor redemption.), the property involved should become automatically t^ho property of the oJty. "The city could then FIGURES SHOULD � BE CAREFULLY STUDIED. ; It ihe opinion of City Assessor : Meech that property representing only ' $25,(jiO0 pr so ot 1914 and 191,=; tax ar-rears will linally have to bo taken *t over by the city because ot failure of ^ the owners to redeem following the j t�x sale, should be anywhere near ' the mark, and his close connection � with the taxation question in Loth-I brldfee should plactj him In a positon ; to Judge better than most of us, then ; the committee appointed to advise f the council aa to the proposed post-; ponement of the sale should go care-1 fully .before deciding to postpone the .Bftle bIx months, or one month or even one week, Aijoiit the only argiimeat In favor of fi postpptiement, should Mr. Meecb's tl�|ureg-be accepted, wfluld he that hstter llnn?� Iu the fall'would d'oato a more lirlsU donland for tli*^ properly. Th�t;�()f courso,' Is prohleinaUcal, Wo all hgiiefor even Increaiuid prosperity ib��u, but we should not be ut all dis- MAGRATH. .Magrath, .June 10.-The grain ev-' erywhere is iu excellent condition, deal pronipt^ywith anyUilng that^^ias \ There Is a good even stand,and these saleable, get the tax money, and carry last h�t days have been~'excellent on Its business ot supplying service e''owlng ones. The-prospects could . , If 1 t> ,,Q ijptter. It all depends on the to the citizens In a proper and busl- way, 1- � Rev. J. R, Graham, ot Whitchurch, Ont., has been called to the pastbrate of the Presbyterian Church, Areola,. Sask. Mgr. Forbes, Bishop .'of Jollette, wlllbiT tho general Roman �Catholic Chaplain at tjjo front with the French-Canadian Brigade. ' ' 5s temporary chairman. , I'receding the oponing of thfe convention hero there was a parade in which soldiers and saflora, labor re-presentativos, state and city (jfticials p^irticlpiuod. ANOTHER JOB FOR HIIVI. ) Ottawa, June 10.-At tlio urgent re quest of Iho minister ot labor. Senator Gideon lioliortaan, Labor- repro-Binitatlvu in tho pVov.L'ico and, hoiijl of tliH Canada ilogialratiou, has Hioppod olf ut Fort WllViani ifnd jl'oit .�\rlluir (iii ills wjiy from the Pacific to till', oapital to use liin good offices ill tho ahipbrilllding trouble thoro. ' ' John Prince, employed at the Kingston Shipbuilding Co., met death at the company's wharf while at work. He accidentally fell, into'the water and was drowned before he was missed. At Montreal the body ot four-year-old Geo, Colson, intsatng for the past two days, was recovered in a disused quarry. In which he had been drowned. His father is a soldier at the front, Tho first merchant fleet this year from Seattle to the salmon canneries in Bristol Bay, has stuck In late ice In the Behrlng Sfea, and one otoamer, the Tacoma, has been sunk, according to word received by tho department of commerce. . 'i Rev. Stanley E, Morton, for so'voral -years rector ot the Consocon -parish, and later rector ot Rawdon parish, has been appointed a' chaplain In the Canadian arihy. Ho will go to Calgary for a time and then.proceed overseas, J), II. Mlnaker, old time resident of Cobourg, Ont., is dead. ,Mrs. B. R. McConkey," president of the Red Cross Society In GUelph, Orit., has received .word ,that her youngest son, Ctipt. ilortram McCon-, key, .\1.vas a victim of ono of the recent "perman bombing raids, ^ ' CANAOA Woman's Outlook on Canada's Future THE splendid spirit and, patriotic endeavour of Canadian wontttlTliafl' been one of the outstanding features in Canada's war^ effort.' Thegf have unsparingly giveij of their time and energy in the interest of .the Reil , Cross and inn\imerablc other activities which have corne as a result of the war. Thousands of Canadian women have been anxious to devote part, if not all of theif time, in directions wherjR,their worlc would prove of advantage. * Registration will be the means of bringing to these women the opportunity they have desired. '......^ The purpose of registration is to learn the eixact capabilities of Canadian men and v^orneHi and the information gained through registration will make it j).ossible for= Canada to, direct effort from less essential to more essential pccupations and to widen tht tcopo of woman's usefulness. | ... . Every On June 22ndi every woman of sixteen years and oyer .miist; attend at on,e pfthei. places provided for registration between the hours of 7 a.m., and 10 p;m. and there' tnilrtifuUy answec all questions set forth upon thfc.registratjon card. ! Failure to register-4neana heavy penalties-as Registration is law.'' T . ;. ; Volunteer Workers Needed patriotism of every Canadifin-woman and to thfe'pride which every locality � mi|ak tak^ Jn;doihg its own work yell, to furhiall the necessary number of volunttes def 5,000,000 people In one day is a stupendous task, and voluntary helpers are urgently needed. Individuals,, women's societies, clubs, fraternal societies, church organizations and municipal organizations are asked to help. The Board appeals _with confidence to tho /Issued^'by Buthoritjil of It y^v^panada- Hegistratioii ^^ftrd SUPERINTENDENT OF RECrSTRARS-^i; 1^ SMITH/M?^^^ REGISTRARS: ' FOR LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT-CAPf, GEO. PORTER, 327 11TH STREET 8. FOR MACLEOD DISTRICT-RONALD KN0WLE3,,0K6tOKS, ALTA, FOR BOW RIVER DISTRICT-ARCHIBALD A, MACGREGOR, BfSSANO. ALT^, ' , ; FOR MEDICINE HAT .DISTRICT-LIEUT. ROBERT QUINLAN, MEDICINE HAT, ALTA, �/,�',. ^ ' 65183003 0732 43 ;