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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PACiE TEX, THE LEiUBIUDGK-IMllif JATUUXVY, JUNK-IS, ,1918 DIXIE IS DOINCrHER BIT 1 Frank C. formerly editor of variably "powerful glad to you" tho Raymond Leader, who is ia Here one can fvti ilio imUo oC .Sou Hi, aud the Wood which flows jhrough every-artery of the country to the lieVrt for the sac- red cause ol liberty. The jieoyle ot the Southern Stales are consecrated to the..task of winning war with all Hut xrhat U the South actually con- tributing to the cause, you tsk. Very shall jiave cold facts. The figures. may surprise you. doubt whcu you! ponder over them a charge of the Uuti-r Day Salris' Work ia the Slate oi Georgia, writes tifTlollowlugr avtk-Ie tu The ilwratd: In food y rod action, us iti meu and, money, Dixie is doing her bit in.the present crfcis. The Sunuy Southland thaV SootbVauJ ot todav which in a very few short years his hcfn liieraUv hewn out oi B laud exhausted autl devastated by despoiling is rising, with iafepirjas patriotism to ihe call ol the nation and the demands ot the Allied countries-- 1 am now m" Attama ihe New York of the South. It Is a city oi smoke-stacts and cleaving sty. scrapers; a city of beautiful homes and .kindhearted people who are in- moment s you will t h at tew tho Suuth's bit Is a big bit. Dixie ia no slacker. The statistics are gathered frOni GiA'crurneat reports, and State, and they are, therefore, absolutely reliable. The value of war crops in tfco LUX A shampoo that's a real hair YotTdrop couple of tiblespoonfiils of the wee, LUX'flakes into Hot whisk .bout until; you get.a; perfect lietiof crcro-like lather. ivater.undehieatli has been softened Hke.Unlo a spring ihower. Then you live fnsndiHead atreal With the fluid anil wheh you rinse you'll find the LUX flakes.were so completely dis- solved (hat not a trace or suggestion of soap will remain in the hair. Your hair will look glossy, healthy andJYOUNG.. All mem all LUX. Bnlist mtit, h 'Leyer Brothers Limited South In 1917. not Including live stock was J5.510.000.0M, which was JU'MOO.OOO greater than value ot all tlis farsa crov's in tho United Slates ia 1SU, and 1911 held tho record value up to that year. This was C per cent.-less than, the total ABAKDO sV CRtW. St. 1-ateM from ttje.stejm-; Unit Ji ia- filHug with and has value of all ihe farm crops In the United States In 1914. Thu value of farm crops in tho _ SouiU In .1917 showed an latrcase otj ,vt? _. ._ this Iney ttiinK v been abandoned by crew. Kighty of Ibese have 'arrived S3.00IWM.OM over and tin crease ol over alun nl cotluu seed >l topless lo Iry lo float her- Sha lies right the. showed an increase harbor of Hose' USauclie and J SSO.MO.OOO, -or less thau one-titlh of v. oloclfs iho channel there. the net increase in the total valuo ot all farm crops. The total value ot cottou crop. taking December 1st quotations as a basis, nuiouatcil to the value .-oC. the seeil is added to this have a ot about J2.000.000.000. The grain crop ot the South In 1911 aggregated l.WO.OOO.QOt bushels, tha Increase in the South being nearly one-half ol the total Increase of tho entire Tinted Stales. It we add to the value ot the farm crops In the South in 1917 toe v'alao ot its auimal produi'ts the and healthy stand this fur south. It will bo readily seen from Tori-going figures liut Dixie, like every other part of tlie Putted States, feels the respousihillty resting upou America, the t1. S. and task of feeding the world: There be no slackening up in production. Ia the South the., labor problem IB not likely to bo serious hi vieiv of the great folored supply- The Slate, ttov- ernniems are passing measures to staggering sum of seven billions of, juake 'everyone serve in some vital in- dollars. In one Southern 'dustry. Governor llu'jju Darsey sars Slate alone, fitoreia. the Federal es-. (hat in Ucorgla tlie vagrants will iniate ot live stock production Is have to go to the farm or the placed at 4.544.000 head. Georgia is1 representative of the South. If a comparison is made of ten re- presentative Northern and Western States, Ohio. Pennsylvania. Michigan. In pouring ralu and under .nlenuilteut looking out over ,ho parapet into Ihe darkucss ol N'o .Man's 1-and euVrdlng buinanlty.1' Ho gralviully acknowledges Iho Sift of a cruclfis, he plna In- side Ills left Iceast pocket and (eeh Ou iho ilay that the news of America's entrance Into the war re- joiced and'Inspired him'beyond ex- pression he wrote his farewell letter to bo poated to his mother in the event of his beiug killed, aud wltblu less than a week ot ils being written It' was posted his major, who tokl ot his Instantaneous death In an act uf deration and which all his thoughts at the front had been directed. "It may be a comfort tor you to he wrote in, this last letter "that I have a great company of comrades, men and officers, all filled with detenuinatjon and cheer tul courage." Ho had had his prayer, for to bis death unafraid.- chaiugang." The South will "Go Over llio in footl production. This year In every state thj'acreago I is materially increased. While tho showing last year, the-first year ot the war, was very creditable, the cord. will' distance'' any Wisconsin. Minnesota. Kansas, the Dakofas, Colorado and New Mexico j South has by no with ten representative Southern aximum oi'lts ca States, Georgia, Alabama. Mississ- ippi, Louisiana, Texas. North Caro- lina. Soulb Carolina, Oklahoma, Ar- kansas and Tennessee, the figures are none the less illuminating. The Figures. The figures show that In 1915 the Southern States produced bushels of corn, as against grown in the ten Northern and West- ern States, and In 1917 the corn pro fluctiaa ran to .and fi'fir S17.000 bushels, respectively, in tho two groups .or Slates. In addition the Southern Slates produced in 5317, bushels of wheat, 123.000.001! bushels pals. of Irish potatoes, bushels dt sweet potatoes, and tons of lmv. not lomention tbe cubrmous quantities peanuts, beans, peas and other food :The of'farhi crop's in Kansas last year-was less than the value in Georgia, and less than tlie value In South Caro- lina. Even Nebraska, with'' ita great agricultural wealth, tell short of the crop value lor Georgia Of the Increase of wheat acreage In the United States in 1911, consider- ing winter wheat only, of course, to- talling is credited to the South. It Is note here thai Alberta red wheat from Western Canada ia taefng- tested near Atlanta, and ihe writer was agVee- ably "surprised to such a, luiurlent reached tto Dunlop and Auto History :'.i.'r tKiE'r automobile has -existence, in Canada only since 1903. fl Years that made hundreds of thousands entires for the And since .that made hundreds of thousandsof tires for the automobile, until the manufac- ture of Dunlop Auto become a big industry in itself. To you', it is as irrfpbrtant that Dunlop preceded the" automo- bile as it is-that Dunlop grew an every-day. factor, new utility of the nation. fl The knows S Dunlop Rubber Goods TORONTO Branclics: Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, London, St'. John! 'HiliW. nceniixi oorcj, Boou, Bollj, Hone Shoe Moulded of dcicriptloni, Plumkeri' foilroid Suppliei; Cenertl Rukt-i and this previous A. Christian Crusader ow An American in the War Lived And Died (London' CJiroiilcte.) All the cs'nlca anil the pessimists ugh t to reaa iho letters ot the roung merican'soldier; KdwiQ Austin Ab- ey, in the April "Atlantic .Monthly." bbe-y a University an ngineer, .a devout Honiaa Catholic nd a nerrervM patriot. He was rMge-tailding la'Canaila ivlea 'the 11 Itself. wil! compcle lor ..ever seen hi Western Camila. you havo scftu Iho p U will bo I lie 'ouug greatest day. The boys' live, stock parade aud presentation of jirlzcs In tho evening vlll tu worth going tulles to seu. Come and encourage them. Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and iVcducfday will be the judging days ror (be graudest'dtspJay of live stock you will be entertained by tlie best ar- tists iu thu world. Ttiere will also be horse races tho -first four days and nulo races by tho fastest drivers on July 4th. aud utU. Then a stroll dowo tver Alley lo. see tho best shows on tho Calgary Kxhlblllwi and the last of your worried will have vanished. CALGARY EXHIBITION, One huadrctl and ten thousand :ori'toak !L holiday last year at the Calgary exhlhition, and the number will most Mkely be considerably creased this vear. >vlil ba lelJ at Calgary, June 2Slh to July Gth Attcr suca a hard year's work In tho o[ production, there never was a. time when a holiday wss moro or more essential to Canadian residents, x The Calgary industrial Exhibition irovldes ihe best kind of recreation jecause it combines the most enjov iblfl entertainment ivith tha inspira- .lon and iDotruCtiGu of tua it Jon's best live stock and Industrial products, added to the many pleasant thought 'jniles away. your troubles and corns along. 'Alter you have seen the. grand exhibits and had a'good: time, yoi will go back ready for woik; You will neyer Jeft'-your. trou- There are reduced passenger ratVs from Alberta points, and the Ex- hibition conducts at Ihe station in Calgary a free bureau for securing accommodation in case you do riot stay at a hotel. Girls' aud Boys' Day, Saturday, SPECIAL TRACTION A.IW all came to him m the soring of .'15 with irresistible demand, was appointed general manager o: job in whldi'he was engaged he Peopled on the understanding that I e should be at liberty to leave It the tiniied Stales .declared npon Germany: "I am so full of I he wrote his-mother, "It droivns ut every .arabition or desire or hoaght of the future that 1 have'.-1 ave nothing'but 'a great Wg desire o giro myself to help in this battle gainst evil." --v "1 Want to BO to The War." Then tW affair of the Lust- ania. which made him if he could not Just'go ahead making plans or my or own timlly's efery- hmg else want .to go o' tie war, and I Ij-ant you and ather to tell me that I can govern iys6lf knowledge and Judg- nent I have, with the surety o' yonr' in me to' do' tight.-1 think can manage to way only you will give-me the Inspira- ion of y-onr approval, and trust, you and father." Great was his Joy .when lie a'criiice. But wouluy ithe Can military auth'oritlcs bTerlook'hl 'eclive eyesight! He was sick with iuspense during the ordeal, and when IB was .stunnedCby ils was''enlisted as' a private. unqiieslfoning Christianity con- toned 'to; shine in. tho trenchea amid be most negation of t..'''iy you not he aahs his nother Trpm the hell of Flanders, 'that the war Is making people set He htf.pity even tor.the Ger- "One, must bo here lo eallie that men have .risen to feignt of courage arid endurance in war people living In.mod- am civilization never dreamed of.' How much it to him. he said that he was being pVaycd for twice daily la the school chapel at home! His mother had asked ;him what her .could he. that Is You are praying not just for me sut tor ail of ng out .here, and the (Jerman soldiers. 1 am un ler fire 1 pray not onlylfbr protection or a worthy dying, .but for courage not to lose my control and to help others. The" one great thing I need I. courage and self-conlrol In danger Xot only for myself, hut- for others nothing which so encourage and gives hear! to the weak as th strength and coolness of others; an there are many boys sixteen seventeen and eighteen, full of brav ery, hut too young for a man's s.tead! hesj. i'ray for them too." In the Trenches. iie returned to Ibis fear o( bcln found afraid again and suppose one ot the greatest fears man has ia that hlsitfcryo will glv way or that he will be cowardly I some way. I have found ,.ln crery try Ing cfrcimutiincG. that wonderful comfort. I do not know'how a man can go through ttlth it who has not'a belief In Goil to, fall back on." Then he' got a a freeh stimulus to plam, of. self-sacrifice- am sure now that ,1 can never go back and go .on with my own work for myself. It God wills that 1 go back 1 must go Into service of zomo sort; perhaps I shall lo go Into the-cburch. and your5 long cher- and prayers .will bo ful- filled.....Mother, if, you could only see these boys In the ranks cheer- fully enduring the most frightful and facing with tlie most inspiring and Indomitable cuoragc fti.d determination, your heart would nearly burst "with joy and pride" and you would know tltat Coil is going.lo give us victory, .lust how the trenches are in. a frightful con- dition of mud and water.'anil It Is utterly impossible for.tfm' to keen dry or (o hare dry dugouts lo sleep in. Tdey are (n of mis- ery as far as physical comfort gce4 for days at a, time; and yet they ilind HI often (or U attari June will be a grand exhibition WITH ITS MILLION WONDERS! Worth to See OLttn of Gltcitn Otiat of Mountain Wlu, eleun .ot new found Gold, Mjiterious Totem lift; Throb'biae BntorphM Glow: of JCdnljht Sun. Suppfemtnt Tour" tnp_to] the Coait'wiln "a 'sail miles hdrthwihi returning through the the) lercd oaf. CANADIAN 'PACIF.C Liners better i. CANADIAN PACIFIC ROCKIES v5 included this stupendous (rip dtttuls eoUtUTtttor pfwnealxMi Kesort Register of Time Where You Can I TTHERE-is good sound advice in the old Come early and avoid the-rush." Cpme early to the registration bbbth on Registration better. Registration Day, if yoti can.'; y'v M J v i It is going to tax the, powers registrars tc( the utmost to handle the crowds on June 22nd.- Realizing many of these deputies are arranging to take beforehand the registration of any persons who care to present themselves. The Board purges. you to'read the papers carefully for items in regard to prior registration in your locality, and take advantage of any facilities1 offered in that connection.' Eriquire of employer as to the effect 'advance registration at the .place where you work. He carl' readily make such arrangements, if he has not'already done 39.] REMEMBER That registration ahead of time is-valid it: is complying 'fully, with the law. I; l _ ._ ___ That by so registering yoiawill almost certainly be saving yourself inconvenience 'on Registration Day.' That every registration taken beforehand is so mucH.of.tKo job much of the load.lifted fronijthe oyCTburdened' so much congrttion avoided, _ -V-V-.V'-: