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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATimOAY, .HIN1-: 15. 1!>18 nil'; l^iyj IIBUIUUK DAILY llliHAUJ {liy "ItAKTrWI-UJS" In llio London (Iliroiilclo.) Ni) jnoDugimda iioBltr artist with tit (.yo to liirld l)iU'I{gro\ind� could hiivu aociiiort hucIi an otfoct. Great buttrosHCH of cloud Inltj* Muck with llUilr burdena of iiiiKliod simvv, wero banked ubout the .itinsct. flio snow that had fallen tlurinK the past weak ^ rested like a HJiroiul upon (loftk and lieudlnnd promontory and clIfMop, encircling (he sombro waters ot VI-' tlnia Thule with a dazzllner whlto gU-dlo. Aeainal thin background lay Iho Grand Floel, an agglomoratloti of tripod mnatB and suporlniposed Blructuros, as ramiliar a toaturo of thu Hcone an Iho tarf that broka endlessly about tbo cliffs, or the unap-jieaaed calling of the gulls. A lUtIo to llu! woatward, howevor, where the clo\id masonry was split and rett by crimson sliaEts ^of light, an outstretched wing of the. vast battle fleet Htr\u'.k an oddly familiar note. Instead otthd tripod mnsls and hooded control-tops, slender towers ot latticed Htocl voao In -pairs from each ))ull. Against the black clouds every ensign In the fleet was clearly dls-ciM'nlblo; but It was not the White Knslgn that shbwctl up so vividly nbove tlio strangers. It was ' the "Sl.Trs and Stripes" painted with the glory of a northera winter sunset,' � * * it =^ Only a, few wcqka hadielapsed since they arrived, rust-streaked and travel-slalncri, aa ships might v/ell ba that had battled through one winter gale iiftor another from Chesapeko Hiiy to Ultima Thnle; and at the sight of them the grey, wnr-weary battlo-fleot Engine Room Artificers wanted for tlie Canadian Naval Service Age limit aa-50. 1 Applicaota muit hold Marine Engl* , Been Certificate or have had experience - afloat or ashore. Pay $1.75 to $2.7S per day-iree food and kit and $25.00 monthly leparation under uaual aoodi* lioof. Vacancies alto for . Sfiokers.. .. , � r Matt have eyparienoe cither afloat or. aihore. Pay Sl.OO to 91.2S, and )2S.0O monthly ieparation under uiuat condi* tions. Free Kits, Free Messing. ; Qualified men cannot find a better way ' '/lo'Serve their opuntry during the war. Apply 888' Commanding Officei^ H. M. C.S. RAINBOW Esquimalti B. C. Nanstipatibn CArtor't Utile Liver Pills will set you right over night. Purely V�K�t�bU Pill, Small SfaaB Mm Garter'sIronnUs will reitor* color io lb* fae^aiDf thoac w:lfQ lack Iron ia the Mood, as moet pale-faced peo^ do. P.AGK I'lllRlEEN LEMON JUICE TAKES OFF TAN Girls! Make blaicliing lotion , .jf skill is sunburned,  ' tahned or freckled- Squeeze tho juice of two lemons Into a bottlo containing three ounces ot Orchard AVhite, shake well, and you have a quarter pint of the best freckle sunburn and tan lotion, and complexion beautifler, at very, very small cost. Your grocer has the lemons and any drug store or toilet counter will supply three ounces ot Orchard AVhlte for a few cents. Massage this sweetly fragi'ont lotion into the face, neck, arms and hands each day and see how freckles, sunburn, wlndburn nnd tan disappear and how clear, soft ami white the skin becomes. Yesl It ia JioruUess.-Advcrtlseoiont. CP WE HAVE JUST UNLOADED A CARLOAD OF Deering Mowers and Rakes, Stackers, Sweep Rakes, One Horse Cultivators, Harrows, Inthrow Pise Harrow, Tandem AtUchments A8PINWALL POTATO FOUR ROW SPRAYERS, ' ASPINWALL POTATO DIGGERS, GENCO LIGHTING PLANTS, COME AND SEE THE QENCO IN OPERATION ON OUR SHOWROOM FLOOR Hep Autoihobiies, Wasco Heaters for Garages. THE ONLY SAFE.MeTHOD. LA. SHARMANCO. PHONE 1173 1217 SECOND AVE, 8. ID scuicd by funnbl nnd (mayhap) l)fltlle smoke. Manoeuvres on a scale they had liitliorto rogarileif as exceptional, fleet excrclsoa and squiidron competition, Intor.sbip slgmilcso (wiioroi)y the movement of n semaphore arm through fifteen dogrcfes, of the arc meant things nndre-imcd of in aliclr philosophy,') tricks which n(irthcrn visibility plays wltli daylight signalling-these thing.s were their drtlly and nlg'htly poptlon. In Iho words ot one of Ihem, "It was p. tongh propofiilinn,'' nnd they tackled It like tlgensj. In 'a foftnight they wore through vylfli It. In a month tho British signal boatswalnB rubbed their telescope lenses and said thoy were damned. . * ,�  ,   But the communication problem didn't end thnre. Wirele.').') plays ' jin even more important part than Visual signalling In naval warfare. It Is Important enough in peace, and llio .American fleet bad by no means neglected the' subject. Rut aerial conditions in the region (if .Vlanllla differ cori-siderhbly from Ihoso in the North Sea. Speaklnij radlograpliically, tho North Sea Is the most cfowded thoroughfare In  the world. Alt through the 21 hours �hlps and subniBrlneH and shore wlrclftss stations are talking, talking,' talking. � Brltisli w.Trn-' ings to,,8hlppin� ,on Its lawful occasions, streams of lies from Berlin (branded at the outset "German Press Message")' cypher sryptograms from three aduilraltlos, destroyers bleating In a fog, appeals from hunted merchantmen, all these intorsppr.'sed with the gibbering Tclerunkun ot the German submarine. Now tho American wireless expRrta have been concerned prlnclpnlly with covering long distances. The develefp-ment of "spark" and power in a comparatively undisturbed aether was the main preoccupation ot their opera-toi's. From this serene condition, ships and 8-llent cabinets irasscd into the windy parrot house* of the North S�i. Here power, as they understood the term, was nogllgihle. The greatest distance required of their llortizlan waves was a prepo.storous -100 miles or so. But not only hud I hey to thread a way unbroken through this aerial IJabel, but, what was even more difficult, the operator was required to detect and read messages on one tune In a vast discord- of diverse and unfamiliar notes. It is even said that an Englisliman's touch on a sending key differs from that of an American as radically as the spoken accent differs. Yet, after a month of assiduous practice, tho former are in a fair way to presenting as few difficulties to communication as the latter.  � * � � So much for the technical aspect of the affair. But there is another to consider; each nation having evolved, perfected and adopted a system, considers it. Ipso facto, the best system in the world. To ask a segment of tliat nation to dump the cherished thing overboard and adopt tho theory and practice ot another nation "likely, not so good" is. demanding much. That the order was not obeyed Instantly goes without saying. But let It ba noted tliat it was obeyed in a , spirit of .uncritical loyalty and w^ole-Bouled enthusiasm by every man 'concerned, trom admiral-to signal boy. To this the British Commander-in-Chief ha� testified.  ' � But, after all. these matters are merely externals. In adopting Brjt'sh methods of communications and staff work for the smooth working of the whole the American ships have not lost a jot ot their identity. Their customs remalh, with their, tradlttons, American. Indeed, these are ' but thrown into stronger relief; amV the British fleet around them is noting drawing comparisons with intent interest, as two scions of the same family might meat and study gesturp or physiognomy, seaichirig ' eagerly for kindred tralti. And dally th^ bonds are tightening. � > ,  .  TJie Admiral, commanding, the force of '^American 'battleships which", constitutes .the -th\ battle, s.qua^roii of ;the Ctfa'i may have hoou wondering wlion i was coming to (he jiolnt. "Woll, sir,' 1 contlnuoil, ;'all that Is apt til mako a very good man Indeed scir-uoiiBcloua. 1 cajiio over oij tho M IN BRITAIN Men of Have Mpcn ('allctl . Up-1*0 Be'Kxaminctt for Service London, ,7Hno _!,';,--(Renters Ottawa Agency.)-Men of ,-,o and rd have been called up (or medical examination. Tho ^hainuiin of tho llrls-lol tribunal salS.-yesterday that Sir Auckland Geddes had inid him he was trying to meet'the urgent need for men for a' year or two longer and expected that the trlbtiniils would do tho sanio, lie was'aw.-uc of the,p>iblic feeling about callinK np older men, -whllo younger bne,-( ii'inainod', but some of the youngor mon are essnn-tlal to the munitions supply and cannot be removed'to th�' fighting forces ,)intil the older men nro able to do their work. Sir Auckland lidd :i(lilert that tijiero were Bixty thousand fewer men In the government dopartmenl:i now than throe years ago; No industry was more denuded of.'griuh' one men. OITOR'S REPORT ONTHEY.M.C,A. The following i," iho .luditora' report on the Y'.M.CA. for 1917: The Board of jManagers, V.M.C.A., City. Sirs: I beg to report that I have checked the cash bonk.-i of tho Y.M.C. A. tor the year 1917, and find that all the entries made therein by the secretary, Mr. Bickel iiro corrcst. and am submitting a sumnniry herewith for your informat-Ion: Balance on hand, .Ian, 1, 1917.................... t 150.15 Revenue from all sources ll,18,''i,57 Outstanding cheques paid paid in 1918 ........... 491.32 Reduction on Y note by .Mr. Brymner, $11,17 (no cheque received) ......, 10.00 '^ixSL'- I ?11,817.04 Disbursements on account year 191(1 .............. I 11.06 Disbursements tor year 1917 117,06.18 Petty expentiitures unaccounted tor ............ .20 Ca.sh on hand Dec. Rl, , 1917 . ................. 99.80 ( $11,817.04 Very' respectfully, W; IS. BUCHAN. look-out for solf-iopaiiiBlquBness, like a lady visitor looks'otit-for wet paint on board. I've boon ten hours In youi^ flagship, and I've talked to samples of every rank aild rating/ I've only seen one person Bell-conadlduS under friendly scrutiny." * ; "AhV" said the Admiral. His eyebrows � lifted a sliade. "1 caught sight of myself in a look-, ing glass," I explained,' ' ,'.  Work Indian Uaderihip i* uatbal-langml. The Indian dominatci tba motorcycle fiald completo-\f. More lodiani in uao than any other motorcycle made. .Th* ,1918 Indian it a motorcycle * naar parfact a* engineerinf skill, high-grade materiaU and faithful workmanship can make it. 'Wa afTerit to you as repret-aatiofl tha utmott in implicity, endurance and economy. With tha.t'owarplu* Motor, the Cradle Spring Frame, the triple (tern fork, and the dozen otha^ .bif Indian featurai, it tlandi bead and honldera abo*a all , competition. D. E. McDonald Lethbridge , Keep Fit You have a duty to Canada beyond taxes and votes. You must be productive to the very limit of your ability. You must reach the top-notch of efficiency. Work-save-keep fit. Spend your spare time in the open air on an In-^ dian. Out where you can pump health and vigor into your system. Sweep away the cobwebs. Health, pleasure, conve|iience, economy-that's riding an Indian. Power and speed beyond what you'll need. Simplicity and reliability that keep you happy. High tire mileage-low gasoline con� sumption. See your Indian dealer to-day. Learn how a motorcycle will increase your value to yourself and to your country. Learn why you should ride this, the world's greatest 'motorcycle. Write for catalogue o HENDEE MANUFACTURING CO., SPRINGFIELD. MASS. Lotoest in cost, operation and upkeep PROTECT FISHERIES Washington, ,Junt3 14.-Secretary of Commerce Redfield today sent a com- munlfcation to congress aakiog tor an additional appropriotion of $10,000 tor the protection of fisheries of Alaska. }ameB Brown, a. native of 81m-coe, Ont., now sn officer In the, British army, bag been knlRhted. HOWEVER smooth the motor you are accustonied to drive, you will be satisfied, quite," with the performance of the Chalmers. . For the sensibly priced Chalmers has a' riexna-rkably efficient and smootK-ruhnipg motor. This, motorists are invited to test on thie road. You will* And the Chalmers tootof "warms up" instantly; that it is not haudicap'ped.by poor grades of gasoline; that it is easy to drive, easy to control. Two new Chalmers ffsatorcs have contributed much to the fine, keen performance you will find in this motor. These features, the " Hot Spot ** ana . S: WitLIAMSON & eo; : ' -fETKBplDOe: PHQNE 1546 07 ;