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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAbE FOUR THE LETHDRroCE DAILY HERALD FniOAY, JUNE II, 1# Xetbbrtboe H3evalb Xctbbrlbfle, Hlbevta ' OAIUY AND WEEKLY Proprleiora and Publltharti fHm LETHBRIDQE HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITEr US 6th 0tnat South, Lothbrldoa W. A, ITeildent iiad MaQ&glog Director John .Tonaao*   Buataaff &Iaiiaxer TSLUPHONEl Bualnesi Ottico .............. 125S Bditortol Otflo# ............i� ISJ* Subiorlptlon Rataai Oatlr, delivered, per woek ..... .10 Daily, delivered. p�r year .....tS.Oft Dafly, by mall, per year ......S4.00 Woelily, by �alL per year .....ll.M Weekly, by mail, par year to O.8.. J3,00 Datea of expiry ot subscrlpUoni pear dally on address label. Acceptance ot papers rJte. esplratiLU date li our authority to continue the sub-acrlptlon. ,s. THE PR0GRE.38 OF THE WAR. The most recent German offensive has been completely brought to a halt, according to reports today. U has taken five days to stop the Germans in their forward rush. Practically no progress was made by them yesterday. On the other hand the French troops, upon whom the hrunt of the. recent offensive has fallen, were able to make a stlU further advance in their counter-stroke, which pained more ground and more prisoners for them. The Americans also continued their success. Today the British have' repulsed strong raids on their lines. Japanese Intervention in Siberia is looked for at any moment now, A council of the military leaders of that country has been called, presumably to discuss what steps may be faken to check the German msnace In the ^ar east. nicthoda at cnforclns CpUoction ot tax arrows. It there was one thini; oiiisi ing at the mooting It was (lint the citizens are 'tired of dllly-ilally niotliod..ej f-^; J~ �^ citizens by-the mayor for some years received whou hi.s automobile overpast, and it has becu practised in ; turned near Blenlieim, most Instances. We agree with the econoniy. policy, provided it does not I'nliitching a team of horses, . . . , , . , , , , . , . n.ilpU Harrison, of North'Egremont cripple the administration of civic af- ; township, near Durham, was killed, fairs. Next week the ratepayers will : The animals took fright,jind in trying ENTHUSIASM NOT pF THE DOLLAR KIND. Ontario farmers at the Toronto convention enthused to a high pitch when it was declared they should ! bare a dally paper all their own. I ' Later on, the delegates were asked, to'eubscribe stock for the purpose ot atartlttg such a pape'r. There was-no; Bnthusiasm then. As long' as sonie-i' body else would put up the money t ^ey were enthusiastlc/.but when thjey : grere asked to back up what thiey yelled for, silence rei^^d! It ' la ^asiar to talk about estfWislUng a , flewspapgr than to finance Jt. .' Nearly every man or woman; "at, gome tlnje or other, disagrees with a ^npriii'v&er so stroagly that they want to start one ot their own right aw^ay. Jn. some cases papers have been started to exploit the views ot an Individual, but these attempts have ' j*pn ^rarely successful. Sir Joseph � iPlava'lle �uhk a "half million' doUaris In The Toronto News In an .attempt tp.;create an tiplifl- newspaper.  He WM enthusiastic and backed up his filthugla&m with cash. Likely he Is > K^Tf^i'iia didn't choke  oft his en- * siaJBlasm as. did tho yntario farmers. to stop them he had' his neck broken. Norfolk Count\ will con.iider the claims of the British Red Cross, the Salvaticm Army and the "V.M.C.A., by levying a race of 0 mills phis tho I'roviuoial war rate. _ , . John B. Shaw, Brookly* draft resigned. 'There are two candidates, ' clerk and formerly Methodist preach-botl}- estimable citizens. One candi-'; .'"''''^f "'"csl charged with ot-,' r^' , . i.fermg to give a niati defvjrred clussl- .'dae,. Ei-Mayor AVm. Oliver, a rest- 1 i^^^^;^,^ if 1,13 ,,.ife dishonored her-dent for years,, a successful business , self, man and a large properly holder- is prepared-to serve the city, as Q^^tn be offered the opportunity of declaring whether they believe in practising economy or not. There Is to be an election or. Thursday, June 20, when a Commissioner of Public Works is .'to he- chosen to fill tho balance of the term of Commissioner Grace, who has U.S. (ioftsting steamers may be armed. \ , Tho U.S. will appropriate |600,-000,000 tor cruiser construction. Tobacco has been .classed as a necessity by .iho U,S, Oovornmont. Alfred Loach, tor .years a druggist in MiUbrook, Ont., is dead. Brig.-Gon. Rmbury,' of Reglna, who has been oa leavo in Canada, has been callod'back to France. Lieut. Alex. Dyde, son ot Mev. Dr. Dydo, Edmonton, has^ wbn the Military Cross. Capt. D. A. McQuarrie, son ot tho mayor ot Nelson, has won the Military Cross. Rev. R. A. Simriuuids, of Colborno, Ont., will assume charge of St. Andrew's Anglican parish, Edmonton, this week. Col. ' Llchtonatein, Now York's "king of the betting ring" was Rilled through a fall from an eighth storey window. L. J. R'cycrnft, of Winnipeg, solicitor for the Manitolia and Saskatchewan division of the C.P.R.. has had Iho honor of K.C. bestowed upon him. Prof. Thos.' Trottor, ot McMaster University, Toronto, is dead. He was a well known Baptist divine and had been president of Acadia University in :;iova Scptla. 'He not only chewed off my earr but he blew the pieces in my face," said Jos. 'Richard, a returned soldier, in a Montreal court, when giving evidence la an assault case. .Mrs. Alex. "I'oung, sen., of Harwood died in hospital at Cohourg, suffering from burns she roccivod when her clothing caught' tire in starting a fire in a stqve. COMESCHOd. EALTH (From Our Own Corro.inonilnnt) Coaldalo, June -The Pioneer .Motor and Madilno Co, have instnled an oloctric light plant^niul are supplying the following* places -with light: Hay Growers' Hnll Co., P. l/und and Son, R, Balrtry, and their own garage. AVhllo not inuch needed at the prosfcnt time, wlien "Olii Sol" Is so many hours on Wie job. ;lho nrtl-ticlal light will bo much appreciated as tho days shorten. Jtra. Augusta Johnson, who has been with hor son, Edwin, all winter, and who returned to her home in Wisconsin three weeks ago, has returned with hor daughter, Miss Johnson, of Memphis, Tenn.. -Miss Johnson has been teaching exceptional pupils in tho Normal Practice School there but Intends to make her home hero forthwith. .Mrs. Johnson has had hor of-fects shipped hero, and tho family will reside In the house recently purchased from Thos. Bonnet, which is being renovated and improved. . Water Users Meet. Tho water users have held two meetings in tho interests of bettor ditch service and furthering their own interests.' While no organization has been completed yet, it is likely one will bo formed, under which it is expected an improved service will result. Many on the ends of tho illtchos are short of water at present. Mrs. Ganimack has torn, dowrf her house and Is having a fine new one erected In Us place, larger and more commodious than the fortuer. The subject of Sunday's sermon was "The Kingdom ot Heaven, its Values and What It Moans to Us." During the service Miss Hunt sang ver.v acceptably a solo, "Sweet Spirit. Hear My I'rayor." Miss Davidson, R.N.. has completed tho medical inspection of the school and her report "is as follows: Pupils Inspected. CV; referred for dental treatment, 10; referred for medical treatment, 1-; suspected nasal obstruction, 1V  BUBpp,|tod detective tonsils !); suspected dofocllvd lectli, 17; akin (il.ieuso 0; 'communlciihlo dlsoRBCf," 0; detective vision. 0. All pupils inspected s110W(h1 A1 for general hoaltliy npponrnnco. K. ,Mauil Davidson, R,N, Well Pleased.. Miss Davidson la well pltinsod/with the rcsiilts of the work at Coaldalo. Every p)ip(l who Itns been oxamlnod, who. It Is suspected. Is 'In need, of modloal, sivfgicnl, or dental troat-luent is ilrosented wtlt"a card tor. his parents advising that, trontinont is needed. Miss )3n,vid3oii.has arranged to uieetUib'pnTohts'ot such to-day for consultation,' also ,tllo paronts of chlldl'eu who hnyc not yet reached .school age. She Is also availuhlu tor consultiulon by anyone on matters pbrtnining to ^Mibllc health and* her services should be widely appreciated. ' ~ . ... -, � On Tuesday she gave a tnlk'to the ladles ot the Twelve Mile District and intends making an Inspection tlicrc on Friday. On Wednesday sho inspected tho pupils of tho Cunioron School. She is expected to glva a talk on "Health" to the "Camp Flro GirlH' Club" tills afternoon. Any schoyl In this district deairlDK her sorvl which lire free, should comnniiill at once to her nt Conldnle. WON'T PRESS PROHIBITION AMENDMel Washington, Juno 14.-Becaua President Wilson's opt^sltlon, bltlon'leaders lii tho ^ennto w press prdhlhltlou amendments t^ emorgoncy ugrlculturai bill, .itopa will bo taken to attempt prohibition through as separate lation will bo decided later. NO WINTER RACINC. London, June M.-The govurnmB lias decided, acc(irdlng to a statom^ printed in tho racing calendar tod' that winter racing will not bo per tod owing to tho strain 11 will Imj on the railroads in transpbr horses, forage and spectators to.| loua tracks. INSURANCE BE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS HOT WEATHER INSURE NOW , flight Lleul. .\lex.f-Talbot,, a former Hdnionion law student.- 'boh mis:45Bner -without salary,'because^ he ' ruVi'^u'^'r' )T �.'"'J^�'' , 1- r , , .. ; Thos. 'Palbut, of Lacombe, has been believes lt:^ft^ the duty of citizens- to 1 killed in a flying accident in ICng-"make spnie*sacrifice for tlie city Jn j lancU these. ,crnleal times. The other can-dldfate is H. AV. Mooch, for some years the city's'very efficient' a"s- i_ M. A. Miiiiro. pronline:iI and old time citizen of Red Deor, has been transferred to the Dominion Lands Office in Edmonton, He was .secretarv ot the Red Deor School Board. -Major General John, T. Pothering-,; sesBor. Mr. .Meech is a young man of ability and he hag given the city very excellent service. Between tho t\yo men personally there is very little � luuii. C..M.G., dlrocior'ot medical ser-choice; unqustiouablv, either of theni i ^'i''" i" Canada, is expected here early ;is- .capable .ot rendering good, service I .^^^"T^^n^i^ MnlJ to the city. ! Rupert. �.On tlis issue, ot;economy, there is ! a 'd!stlnct'''difference-between the two CONCERN ABOUT UNFORTUNATE RUSSIA. .'; Some people are cono�rned abqut RusBla. They wonder whether they ili^ould still keep Its flag flying along With ttio other Allies. Why not? Jluisfa la 'nrone in spots, but not Icdtnpletely lost to us: There aro thousands of true Hies there, and �llxey .are undon'btidly ' Justi -waiting Jtoir the'opportunity to put Russia bick In tbe'Ilrlng line against Germany. "Lite", discussing this question, ��ya: itton't overboard by someone who i likely, from a sense ot gratitude , tpr what these people did tor demo-cr&cy early in the war, resent your j-p'markB with quite proper and san-pjilnary violence. 1 So we would say, keep the Russian ^Ijig iflylng In r'eraembrani^a tot its P^st service and Its possible future "^^'ivatlon. * fiiE TAX SALE OtCISION. '-Oewal � saHstactron-Tivni � -bu-^TBx-^ess'ea over the action'-'of' tU6 eoin-mitjeeof citizens In rocbmmiandlng to the filty council the other ovojilng (hat tftf-'tax sJile bo-jpot postponed. 'Tliftve -Vere so muny ftrgijmonts In,sale on the date aet as to overshadow any benefits which might accrue from a poHlpone-'raent of the salo for a few months liatil tho, council might try other According to advices reaching friends in Quebec, the Hop. Dr. Del-and U in Holland eirdgavoring to secure the release of his 1'1-year-old daughter, now detained in that part of Belgium occupied by the Germans. capdidates.. Mr. Oliver is. willing to serve without pay, and .Mr. Mtech will take the salary that goes with tlifi position, ?3-,500 a year. In . tlie eighteen months ot the unexpired term to be filled In this election, the city can,sa\''6^5,2-o0. Is it worth while? Since the candidate offering to serve without remuneration is Mr. Oliver, experienced in business and municipal affairs, we do not hesitate to say , ,. , , , , I superior conn of .\iontreai. has boon .that It is wo^jjh :vvhile. It is true tlfe appointed by tlie Dominion Govern-orlglnal idea.'jyas to-^lace In the poSl- meat to invcstigato the cliarges of tloiL'Gf dtjiiimlssloiier of Public Works irregularities in the allotment of a man experlehced- as'an engineer, ; "?,�"^'->'.y.^^*^^, t^oustltuency of ' � , I. j , " , ,� Cliaiiihly-\ ercherea. and Mr. Grace h^d experience in that | capacity. Between the two candidates now beforo the electors thero Is no choice in that regard. J'eltlier -^L. G. Coleman, .superintendent of the Ottawa ami Parry Sound divi-s'.on of the Grand Trunk, has been named as general manager of the Grand Tryunk railway In New England, with offices at Portland, .Maine. Judge P. S. JtcLollan ot t!io superior conn ot Montreal, has been The Jesuit priest. Father Joseph A. Mulry, president of Fnrdham (N.V.) University, b.icks Pre,=idenl Wilson and reproves tlio critics of the President. Fordhani University has "800 men in arms and undivided allegiance to them calls for undivided support to the Conimander-in-Chief. . Plvo occupants of the home of Richard Lyons, Eupliasin township, in ot them l8 an engineer, though both ot thonj- have undoubtedly gatherjjd knowledge frpm their experience in business'and municipal affairs th'at win enable them to deal intelligently with engineering probletfs. X^o new ......________^ ,,j......... undertakings In public works aro pro- \ tiie remote part of Grey county. On pcsod; the duty ot tho riew Comtnis- : 'a^Io, lost their lives in a-tire which i destroyed his residence. The d?Bd 1 are: Mr. Lyons, his wife, 8-year-old I son Lawrence, .Miss Efflo Neeley, stu-. Mr, Oliver has'no axe. to grind;, he; dent at Markd.alR high school, and ' h,, , n,i�,,= t;!W9ri;d ' oii,g-lnoi;r, 'hydt^j'olecti-lc co'mmissl.ou .lf.'WB-.ati.:srit�UHlv- dosrous of sav- "V^l''-''""'*;: "' H'^wan, ^hioE ulec-..[,..-.- .'Uricnr engineer, department of inland lug money. ^ ; rovoiv-n?; (). H., DowlinK,; ^o s , ...n-�) '.I.-.,- .-:-.. � ; ! dci>arlm(!iiV of .mines; D' P�, Hiianed, .Moritfoal htichcfors over iij will bo 1 chiisf onglueor, fuel testing' division taxed 111) a year, lleru'.i an idea fin-Mayor niirdie.-Oniy, as thlngH usually cost doublo in tlio Wost, lie luinht muko -the tax ?:iO, This would b:; mi ea�y way for the Muyor to im-n.-.iao his popularity with the bacholurs. dopaftinont of miiios; J.-B. Challless' (socrotury), chief englueer and suppr-liilondopt. Dominion water power in-uiicli, (li'iiuvlmunt of tho interior, 'I'lid liiK'.id regards lliu co-operation ot till: pi-ovliu-.cs, particularly ot Ontario, (jiioiioc and l;i.rHl?h jColumbU us es.s|.'iUial, HAI Experience 1917 THERE WAS PAID FOR HAIL INSURANCE IN MANITOBA, S-ASKATCHEWAN. 4 ALBERTA $4,364,800.61. HAILINSUR; ANCE LOSSES'.TOTALLED'$r;-493,347.18. EVEBY^'LINE COMPANY PAlb 'ITS LOSSES IN FULL. SINC^ INCORPORA-TION THE BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE C6MPANV HAS PAID OVER $40,000,000.00 IN LOSSES. Doesn't this appeal to you as, a good reason why you should In-J sure with British America? Be safe rat! er than Borry apply now by letter or teleph to- W. F. Nelson and Company 416 Fifth 3tr�ets-,i5outh, Lethbridge ' Alberti ll.'^ employee, stato employer'a name Address____________ ^rH, 'i^!l^''r?nlirrt'ff"5h^K','I!-v?nif ^H.',�,H�h'" ^^J"V''\"^^\�^! ""^ "^''�"0'"!1 ^0"' prrsont ocoup.tion to soma othsrfor which > youawqualined, l(thoconilition�ctteredb�8atlitectory? (a) Where you ccn return hcmou.iily 7 (b) Awaylrom homo? �� 13. (a) Wer�"you breuoht up on a f�mi?_ Until what ago ? (b) Have you worked on farm ? -Hoy; long 7 (c) Are you rolir�d farmer ? (d) Can you handle horaea 7 Drive tractors 7 Uto farm machinery 7 (o) Are you wllllnB to do farm work7_Where?__Durint, what porioda 7 / affirm thatjhate verified the above answers atid thai t}tcy are true Signature oj Registrant On Juh^^22nd every person residing in Canada, male or female, British or -', alien,vdfljsjjiteen yea or over, must attend one of the regictration booths . located..ixii/his or her district, and there observe the procedure explain-d below. ^l*erQ to Register " Ev.cpr pcrmQiJirequired to register has the privilege p.f rrcgistcring at any of the public plaices provided fpr that purpose. ' The location'I'of all such places will be specified in- prbc^amatioh� posted con-s^icuoii3ly.j. .; . In Cities f and Towns, many-of these - places will open for registration purposes pr>o^:,to Registration dayl Where such. .'arrai||cments ,are made, the local pajjcrs will supply full informal ion. . ^arge industrial and business concerns are beit^ asked to'provide facilities for registering .their employees. Where they do so bu8in�l*will not be interfered'with, and employeei/will suffer-Tio lots of time.' '-While ail are compelled'to register on-iRegistraiEion Day, it ia not contem nlated'bv the Govemm��n�' fn-fnrAm i-u.^s;>.K. � fi:Av.ra r>^A 4.-. *____ ^..^ \ {-low. to Re,gister Thft procedure of registration is simple. The questions upon the registration card can be answered very easily, but they truthfully and fully. The card shown in the illustration ia a facsimile,'" "of the registration card for males,-, 'An advertisement showing the card foriemaks appears in another paper. Study'f*li| questions carefully so/that you will-be '^ble to answer them proi-nptly ; v/hen registering. If you have any special : qualification, or feci th"�ft your servicca Wbtiid;be more beneficial to the country in some Other line of work, say so. piatjidjby the Government to force the,;^icS:, feeble and aged to turn out. If siipn persons v?ill notify the Registrar prior to Juhe 22nd of their inability 'vided t 7feemember|;|lie� DaYr^Jiine 22nd9^Rerheinbei'' thtfaFtours-7- a.m. to 10 p.m. Register ~"' Canada Registration Board KM TT INSURANCE It costs NO MORE to insure TODAY. No LESS one month hence. ONLY THe..BEST AND MOST RELIABLE COMPANIES REPRESENTED. POLICIES WRITTEN IN OUR OFFfCE, IMMEDIATE COVERING. : : : ANY AMOUNT, PROMPT SETTLEMENTS. Wilson &Skeith C. p. R. Farm Landa-Insurance Phone 134S Off Ice-Sherlock Building INSURANGE Employers Liability Assurance CORPORATION, LIMITED SECURITY Tho strongest British .company llcenaod in tlie Western CanaUa Hall Fiold. / ,__i' AND other RELIABLE COMPANIES aro reprGSDiiteil by ua. Aiipllcatlous covered ItnniGd-liilely. SERVICE - Wo are located hero on lha ground and aro ready to Give you BGrvlco AT ALL TIMES HAIL INSURANCE is rightly looked upon by the wise farmer as Olio o( the ekpeusos ot tavm-lug and tlio tlmo Jins now prrlf-cd when It [a udvlsnblo to GET INSURED DO NOT DELAY, CALU, PHONE OB WRITE ARTHUR MITCHELL &C0. phono 449 , .Iponyli^orft Block LETKBRlipajE . And at Vufoan 2709 469528 ;