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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBR^E UAILT HRRALD Xethbtiboe H^ccalb ^etbbri^^c, alberta \'. DAILY AND WCKKUY Preprlatora and Publitheiv fH� LETHBRmOE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 2S Cth Street South, Lethbrlda* W. A. Buchanan President and MaDaging Director �?ohn Torianco -  Buslneta Manager tslfphones Bualneas OtUce .......... Bdltoraal Office .......... 1261 1124 Subaertptlen Rata*) Daily, delivered, per week ..,.r .10 Dally, deljvered, per rear .. ..Jo.OO Dally, by mnl), per year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mail per year .....II.SO Weekly, by mall, per yenr to U.9..Ji.0J No\* ya 7A\\7.n. He Datei ot expiry ot subscrlttiont as-pear daily on addreat labe'. Accept' aece of papers r.fti.. explratun oate li our authority to continue tbj sub-(criptlon. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. Tho Austrian drive iias Lveiywiiera failed ot its objective mi iiiu .uU'.aii front, and while there is stil! desper. ato fighting proceeding along the riBve iliver. iho drive has defirv(te!y ended In complete failure. The .Austrian empire is now a seething ratts.^ o{ revolt and unrest. In Vienna the demands for peace grow daily, and sef. ioui riots have occurred. In Germany, a like condition is rapidly coming about. Riots have oc. curred in Berlin in which It was necessary to use the military. On the western front comparative quiet prevails, the German armies evidently having bpen again exhausted by their recent fruitless efforts. WESTERN CANADA CROP CONDITIONS. It must frankly be admitted that the Western crop prospect at the present time fnrnishes room for anxiety. With the largest acreage in the history of Western Canada under crop, moisture conditions are not good, and rain is badly needed in practically every part of' the We.st. There are some few isolated parts of the West where moisture has been plentiful, but on the -whole the cry is for rain. A good general downpour for-a day or two, If it came within the next week, -would have a very benefidlal effect, and tt-ould probably result in an'average harvest. The next week will, therefore, tell the tale. There is, however, no cause to be oyer-pesBlmlstic about condition.'?. A crop failure now will not shake our faith in Westem Canada, for we have' had three years of' good crops wlth-ouV a break. During that time this district has raised nearly 100,000.000 bushelSf-and on the whole moat ot our farmers are in very good financial condition. As compared with their prosperity of the past, three,yeacs,, a ])artlal crop faijure this year jnay make' them feel poor, but as compared with their financial condition lU 1314 inost of them cannot feel other than prbspo'roua' arid they will tackle the job of big production next year with ag much enthusiasm as e^er. From the standpoint ot the Allies, it would be unfortunate were Western Canada, the-granary of the Ehn-pire, to have a partial^crop tallurfe this year. We raise so much more than we need tor ourselves as a riile that our exportable surplus is a b.ig factor In. feeding the Allied nations antJ the Allidrt armies. However, the cheering news comes from south of tho line that the United States' wheat �tales are receiving plenty of moisture and the Americans will this year harvest about 875,000,000 bushels. Which Is as much as Canada and the Slates raised together last year. The Allies will therefore be no worse off than during 1917-18, and though' we in the Canadian West may have to pull in our belts a couple "of notches, and cut down on wheat eating, the Allies and their armies will be ted. Altogether our situation is not bad. We BtlU have good chances for a very fair crop. It Is extremely unlikely that we -win have a total crop failure. And In any event North America will be ^able to feed herself and send as much wheat to the Allied nationji as In 1917-18. Grim determl^ialion to carry on In the face of any eventuality i� what the boys.at the front avu xpectlng from us: the Petrograd wrltos: "All observers ot the village to-day are unanimously of the opinion that tho process ot dIslntORrntion and do-mornllzatton Ss proceeding there with Irresistible force. Having plundered the estates of the land' owners, having shured out among thenisolve.� or simply destroyed the dead and Hv. ing slocks on those estates, hnving oven taken to pieces tho buildings, tlip peoPTtnts are now preparing tor war .ngainft one another for the division of the spoil. To this Is added thf oaUimlly of famine. !n some districts llie population has long ago consuiil-pd iill the available .stocks of corn, including sseed corn; while in others tho peasants, having had a good harvest, are hiding corn, and even burying it in order not to share it with their sinrving nolghbors. All this must lead, and In some places has already led, to a war of all against all. and to the most senseless chaos and universal destruction and mur-di^l. i'nman beings, we are told, are now bought and so'ii. and tho price has dropp'ni from $T.'> lo $15 The .N'avnya Zhiza Jirocepils:  Infq,rmatlon is constantly arriving of tho division of military property among demoralized soldiers anil ot various outrage^ committed by tliem. -Mon.-trous rumors are circulated about tho p.rmy which "Is returning from Asia Minor. It appears that it has brouKht into the Crimea a large number of female slaves, and that at Theodosla a regular slave-market Is being held, the supply being so large that prices soon fell from 100 or l.'iO rubles to -'6 or 'tO rubles per slave. �Can any contrast be more striking, and sarcasm more biting, than this'.' .\ccording lo official assurances we are entering the Kingdom of Communism, where complete equality Is to reign among men, wliere bourgeois property Is entirely abolished, and where the power of chattels Is entirely broken. In reality, we are transforming human beings Into chattels; we are restoring pre-bonrgeols property in human beings, and the soldiers ot the revolutionary array are publicly trading In slaves, as the planters did In the times of Mrs. Beecher Stowe." in a bitter passage, terrible in its irony. Maxim Gorky concludes: "Ves. ihe process of self-discipline among the masses is proceeding with gigantic strides. The revolutionary army garrison at Sebastopol has already undertaken the last final slr\i|;gle with the bourgeoisie. Without much ado they decided simply to massacre all the bourgeoisie who lived within their reach. They decided and did it. .\t first they massacred the inhabitants of the two bourgeois streets in Sebastopol; then the same operation, in spite of the resistance ot the local Soviet, was extended to Simferopol, and then the turn came ot Eupatoria. .A.pparently similar tadlCfcl  methods, of elass-iKar will soon be applied also to Greater Unssia. for we liave already- -Vlr. Blelchmann (the leader of the anarchists) energetically carrying on an agitation within the walla of the Petrograd Soviet in this sense. In Petrograd Itself, at the factories, the dlEclpline has reached a state ot perfncUoa that jnore and more the subordinate organs ot the Soviet, and even the trade unions, have to issue threats ot � deductions from wages, and even of complete dismissal, for the never-ending holding of meetings." . -^PICKED UP IN'* PASSING *Wed-nesilay last. The Red Cross ladles, pro^lded free ice cream to those who participated and It was greatly appreciated by the workers as tho day wAs very warm. Old Metal. Mr. Fred Best was the chairman of the male members of the committee and a very successful roundup resulted. About .$600 worth of old metal was delivered lo the station here.and at Wooltord another lot is being euth-ered which will no doubt make up a full car, It will take two cars to handle the result of Wednesday's effort at this point. Thus what is usually an unsightly evidence of poor farm management may be turned to some economic advantage and at the same lime provide funds for the great Red Cross organization. .Mr. E. N. Barker,-local president of the Red Cross, states "nothing better In the interest ot the war and war , , ,, , work-has yet been set afloat in the teller of^ Branttord, Oui. who disap- , ,ii,trict and a great deal more can yet A tiro did 110,000 damage to the Con.itant maenronl factory ot St. Boniface. Rev. .1, W. .McKeilojV has accepted the call to Swan River Presbyterian church. Rev. Brueat Stack has been ap- | pointed rector of tho new parish In , St. Patrick's "Ward, Guelph. Captain the Rev, \'. O. Boyle. Wellington, Ont., Is leaviuK shortly to take up duty as a chaplain overseas. Charged with the nuirdei- of Henry Bowman, a returned soldier of Kingston, on January 1�. Almanzar Cha-put was arrested at Montreal. Reports are made of a rich gold deposit uncovered iioar Oouldreau, 117 miles north of Sault Ste, Marie, on the Algoma Central Hallway. Ilev. P. Mayes, curate, of Si. George's. Gueiph, is appointed curate-In-charge of St. .Marks Church, iiam-llton, Hugh )Farrell, the yoiuhtul bank it belongs,.and it Is hoped that those few linos will cause aotnoono to come forward and present tho ticket. .VIlas M. Thompson .flt the Dnlon bank will be pleased lo help any claimant. Distressful lEventa. Mr. and Mrs. Kmcst Duco have the sympathy of a, wide circle of frlenda In their rcce.nl chapter of (llsiressful happenings. The youngest, a son of alyjut .H or H years, broke both hones in the forearm while perforuilng n stunt In the Kyinnnsliim. A few, weeks later the young daughtor, .Miss Geneva, was taken tn the local lui.sultni and had an operatioif for npitendldtis. \i�sl week the older daughter leaching al Glen-wood, Miss Verdn Diice. was acddm^t-ally tipped out 'of a rig. falling so as lo fracture the collar bone. Whus all the children were laid up for repairs. Tho accident �l Glenwood was sliartMl by Miss .Mary Baleinan., who was badly bruised and also suttnrod a broken calvldu, and .Miss Josephine Leavill who was not so seriously Injured, The rig was being driven by .'\lr. ('. Harris, who slaried up his Ipum In Ihe ordinary way, but ail his cargo standing behind the front seal lost their balance and alighted head first without regard to ronsequencos. Miss Duco and Ml.'is Hiileman were brought to town for nieilical aW, uud owing to school oxaiiiiuutions being on rotnniod;to Glenwood for duty on Sunday w that their pupils might not miss their promotions, .Mrs. Melvin Wilklns inee Winona Brown) was operated upon by Dr. Greenawny ot Raymond at the locaK hospital on Saturday evening last. The patient lias been serlou.sly ill for a week past and her condition was very critical for the. first thirty-six hours after the operation. Al l|\is ^writing reports come of the, lady's gradual improvement and many anxious friends and relatives will be somewhat r peared with $3,000 of the bank's funds and was apprehended, has returned to Brantford to stand his trial. Mr. James R. Davidson, of Detroit, and a companion drove their automobile off the steamboat landing at Krle. not being familiar with the surroundings, and were drowned. An tindowraent estimated al $2,000,-opo was given by a Toronto man for study of children's diseases In connection with the Facultj' ot Medicine of the L'niversity of Toronto. At a meeting of interpreters, at which thirty-two languages were re NEW RUSSIA REVIVES SLAVeiRV. Utter demorallzfttlon marks ' ihe path of the Russian revolution, and to-4ay_ many sincere, radicals whq once were enthusiastic revolutionaries �rp sighing a little regretfully t^r the ^jrB that are no more. We would be �iUble to credit some of the reports eoming out of Ruaiiia it we found them In the reartlonary pj-e�s, but th(i lateal'aiid mosi tt^rrlble indictment Kafost the Bolshevik Guvenimeiil- or absence of Governmon't-Is from the pen of that indubitably radical Socialist, Maxim Gorky, In his organ, Jupiter Pluyius- is by way of getting in bad with the good people of Southern Albert'aT"T^^ CItliens will regret to hear of the illness of Mayor Hardie. We do not always agree with the mayor but all will admit i)e Ts a hvrC worker, ani his ^present 'i!l.a*;j;s is a result. We hope to soon see him back at his desk again. ,' The National Council of AVomen wants women made eligible for Pro-, vincial Legislatures and Municipal I presented, instructions were given in Councils, and will ask other changes '"^^^^^ national registration in laws. I among Toronto's foreign population. As a result of being run over Ijy a i6i The Buffalo- Express Is not surprised that sentences ot lite imprisonment were ,imposed on forty-five conscientious objectors In Texas who refused to wear army uniform's.. but wonders how so many consciences got together In Texas. Officers in the militia, who have not been overseas, are liable to service In Class One. .and are being rounded up all over the Dominion. That will please most people. Kor a long time it was feafSd these "peace time" officers might never see active service, but the Military Serrlce Act Is forcing thorn to get Into the ranks. A commentary on the brevity ot human life in general and public life In particular Is Sir .lohn Gibson's assertion that he is the only survivor among the members of tho Ont/arlo Government ot twenty^flve years ago, and that only twelve out of tho eighty private members at that time are still living. Xow Zealand has put orte tenth of Its population in khaki. ITIve hundred thousand 'is not too much for Canada to aim at. Wo may imagine we have done more than our share, but comparisons with other parts ot the Kmpij'e y^'iU show that we are behind Australia ami fiew Zealand, according to our population. The wovk bein^ done by'the Canadian War Lecture' Bur^ai^ as outlined by Mr. Frank Yelgli on IiIh visit liere Is a very,worthy work, and entitled lo fivers' ."upiiorl. W� cimnul allov,-our intei'fi.sf In the gi-eiil Blniggle lo flag. The war Is I'li'.tt and umsl n;-nialn rlrst until Kuiserlsin is crnslied tor uver. At Belleville J. G. Seldon, a youth who took French lea.ve from the countyjall was sentenced to complete Ills t6rm In the county jail and. six months in the penitentiary for?' the various offences committed. The second victim ot tlie fatal automobile accident - at Montreal when the brother ot the Hon. J". De-carrle was killed, died in the Roys I Victoria Hospital. ThiB was Raoul L.Q-blanc, secretary of Hon. J, Decarrle, Quebec projrincial secretary. At the present date, while large acreage of wheat hfts been planted prospects tor big crops In central and western Saskatchewan are not bright. Along the Goose Lake line and south ot it the weather has been so- dry that the wheat has. turned .brown. The Red Cross drive.In Prince Albert has proved a big success. Six thousand ..dollars was allotted to the city and dlEtrict but the- first � day's canvass in the city alone has produced 17000-and there is still the dis-trici; to hear from. . Marsden G. Scott has been reelected president of the International Typographical Union. Walter Barrett of Chicago, was chosen- first vice-president; J. W. Hayes,-secretary-treasurer; and Fred Barker; auditor. New export and Import rates, averaging somewhat mora than twenty-five per cent, above existing rates, but not as high in most cases as domestic rates, will go Into effect along with other'freight rate increases next Tuesday, June 25, In the U.S. The body ot an unltlenlllled man about thirty years old, -wearing a gold watch chain .with tho Initials "W.D." engraved on the case, was taken from the Detroit River noar Sandwich by the crew of a United Stales mall boat last week. The dlBrtilflsal of Dr. Bland and Dr. Irwin from the staff' of Wesley College about a year ago was the subject of a heated debate at tho I.Manitoba �.Methodist conference. A ruling by Rev. Dr, Chown, who was presiding, held that the college board was not responsible to the conference. Al the Uonslde Paper .Mills, Aberdeen, the success 6f- the experiment In making paper from sawdust has now been practically demonstrated. .Tho Aberdeen Kvcnlhg Express lias been in part printed ,on paper- which contained a large percentage of aaW' dust. Lieut. G. C. Flaehalre, the famous French ace, who has' been' astonish Ing .Montrealers by his dare-devil feats of avliiUon In his .."epad" , machlna over the city during' the ' week-end was' admitted to the tribe pf the Iro. quois Indians, full war paint being donned and a war 'dance held at tho Indian reservation near Montreal. The following Church of-England clergy have been aj^polnted military chaplains under the'now arrangement for chaplain Beryltio In Canada; Revs. W.. l'\ Seaman, .C. ('. Owen, P\ IC. Ward, T.-G, AVa,H�ro(liicp chemlcnls used extensively In the war, has been (Minitely stopped, army officers said todiiy. Amerlcnii chemlfltM, It was said, have perfecteil a new nnil Iwtter process to prodiii'ii tho diBmlciils. Work on the buildings was halted' abruptly yesterday when soldiers from Fort Niagara marched tn iinil onlereil 300 workmen oft the job. HAIL Experience 1917 THERE WAS PAID FOR HAIL INSURANCE IN MANITOBA. SASKATCHEWAN �. ALBERTA $4,364,800.01. HAIL INSURANCE LOSSES TOTALLED $7,-493,347.18. EVERY LINE COMPANY PAID ITS LOSSES IN FULL. SINCE INCORPORATION THE BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE COMPANY HAS PAID OVER �40,000,000.00 IN LOSSES. Doesn't this,appeal to you at a good reason why you should Insure with British AmerlcaT ' i Be safe rat^e^ than sorry and apply now by letter or telephone I .1 � 1 , III -^- A Business Man Says NUJOL LABORATORIES, r . STANDARD OIL CO. (New Jerwy). BAYONNE, N.J. Gentlemen:- / I h�ve now much pleasure in stating, with lull knowledge of the importance of such a claim, that the benefit I have received from the use of Nujol is incalculable. ' While 1 am in the prims of life, 1 Had suffered for a considerable time with constipation in an aggravated form, partly induced from a sedentary occupation. My knowledge of mechanical affairs responded to the suggestion of lubricating parts of V'he human system, and with the Kfca in mind, I senffor a supply of Nujol. . A very few doses effected a marked ciiangc in my condition, but to thoroughly rehabilitate my system. 1 entendod the.treats ment to more than one bottle, with the result that within a sur-y prisingly short time, regular and proper movements were obtnined and my health was improved generally. ' I intend to always keep Nujol on hand (or the correciion of any sliitht irregularity, and firmly believe that all suffering from constipation and elderly people particularly will find it invaluable. Yours very truly, ' January 10, 1917. (Name and address on request) Enjoy the same Healthful relief from constipation that is now benefiting the writer of this letter and thousands of other grateful users. Simply try Nujol-a few doses are' generally effective-and matk how gently and surely it restores , the natural regularity of the bowcLs. Nujol relieves- without artificial sljmulation. griping,, pc ; dangerous reaction. It is absoldtely pure and driig-fi-ec, Pleasant and safe to take, even for infants, invalids and old folks. Obstinate or occasional cases.soon yield to the action of- Nujol. Use this wonderful remedy /and be "regular as clockwork." ABSOLyTELY HARMLESS '� There are no �ubttitutfeg-there is on///Nujol At ettry itrut tlore. Ask your doctor'about Nujol as an effective and harmless constipation treatment. " � . '��  Manufactured by � ,U. , >  STANDARD OIL CO. (NEW JERSEY) �AYONNE - NEW JRRSKY Canadian SaUInt Agsnis: CIIAHLE.S GViMi & SON, P.O. not S7S, MontTMl, R$tular aa IN Clocktoor^ Nlll Ol for constipation to- W. F. Nelson and Company 41� Fifth Street South, Lethbridpe  Alberta HAIL It costs NO MORE to insure TODAY. No LESS one month hence. ONLY THE BEST AND MOST RELIABLE COMPANIES REPRESENTED. POLICIES WRITTEN IN OUR OFFICE. IMMEDIATE COVERING, : : ANY AMOUNT. PROMPT SETTLEMENTS. , ligyreNBW Wilson &Skeith C. P.vR. 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