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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AGE FOUR THE LETHBRflWiE DAILt HtiRALD JUNE 2M91S Iberato Hlberta OAILV AND WtlRLY LttHMIO HMIOQI HERALD INO LIMITED M ttrttt Buchanan Fntldant and Managing Director Tontnce TELEPHONES torfcl RatMa per week per year by per year by mail per year by year to Dates of of subscriptions dally on address of papers etplratim to authority to continue the sab THE OF THE The In their drive have been hemmed to one side of the Piave River by the brilliant resistance the allied and the Italians have been able to retake much of the round they lost in the first few days of the The conditions an this front are very On the western front operations are now confined to successful raids of tbfi Conditions in Austria are alarming according to latest The coun try is on the verge of throngh the reduction of the bread rations and other unbearable THE ELECTION OF COMMISSIONERELECT The citizens by their vote on the municipal byeelection yesterday show ed that they do not favor to the extent of accepting the cervices of a man who offers to do a job for no and they therefore elected The Herald is quite supported believing it was consistent if It was a good thing to observe such strict economy In the police department as vfai shown a ew it was good business in the public department save In Meech we Relieve the citizens have chosen a good and we believe he will do everything his power to lire up to his preelec tion During his campaign ke has shown us that the public works has been loosely run in the He has an opportunity to imake a good There aro dnrk dnys ahead for Germany seems determined to fight 1o the fritter end and now that initial successes this year have en couraged her to hope again for n vic torious But there Is no need for us to disregard the brighter out look for the The slackening German effort on the west the hideous failure of the Aus trian drive against the Italians nnil the admission from Germany that the British nnd Allies have the submarine menace conquered aro all factors which Will only the Allies to stick to the fight with a still more grim but will serve to undermine the morale of the sleariily weakening Central The year 1918 will be the crucial year in the history of this but the recent trend of events is particularly heart ening to the PASSING UP VJF AUSTRIA SHOULD For more than five days now the Austrians have been attacking alonf front of more than 100 miles against the Italians and their British and At no point have they ibent the line back more than three to five though they have used A million punch has all been taken out of the Austrian and In addition they have paid for what minor successes they have had in terrain with the blood of Meantime the Austrian authorities have cut the bread rations in The order was issued simultaneously noening of the The LAND FOR SALtf fWhen Replylnc Mention The Herald SNAPS Farm and on Foremost also city dwell ings on easy Rlpley 714 3rd 830 FOR SxYLE 80 acres of all fenced and disced for south of ack stuff to which tuey reduced for the past couple of The seriousness of the food situation id Austria is plainly apparent from the fact that prisoners taken by the Italians admit the present drive Is A hunger offensive from which they hope to reap rich rewards in Meantime in Germany all is not go ing We are told of peace riots once The German offensive on the western front is not going We must not think that all the punch has been taken out of the German but indications are that the Hun armies are more or legs exhaust ad and unable to strike the lightning blows which characterized the open ing of their offensive on March The Americans also are beginning to make their weight and to with the terrible in which has marked the euccees of the early German Is beginning to have its effect in equalizing the manpower equation on the went It well not to be too overopti WlfyNIPEG AND ALBERTA COAL Winnipeg has about made up its mind that It must burn coal from the Alberta mines this and the Winnipeg Free Press is leading in urging the people of that city to get their orders In there is still a sore spot in Winnipeg over j the fact that they must buy at j home so far as coal needs are con cerned nnd the Freo Press in an edi torial on The Vital Problem of Coal j raises some questions about the prices j charged by the Alberta operators for their The Free Press snys The second difficulty undoubtedly arises In connection with the prices for soft These consist of four factors cost at the lo cal handling and and retail ers The third and fourth charges are the last two i being placed by the Fuel Controller at and 50 In some other both Canadian and in the United the handling j and cartage charges are Jess than those fixed for But there is the guarantee of the fuel controller that they are treasonable under Win nipeg Freight also is fixed by a competent In regard to the first the price of Western Canada soft coal there is room for some discus Figures collected from various points in the United States show that the prices charged at the Western mines for lump coals in prac tically every the similar prices charged for similar grade of coal south of the international boun And the Conditions of wdrking in themines there the most more onerous and expensive than those obtaining in the Canadian is supplied with bituminous coal in lumps and egg sixes a cost at the Bitu cqal in Western Canada costs from t38S to mine of nospecified Speciallig nite mined in Lewis Wash wWbli is a with mine for IhinpV as against In the lat Is must be pointed there greater case of should therefore inthe art gravity The run horizontally abovekho anil noexpensive lift ingmachinery labor of extraction is proportionately tfther cases conla be Enough has been tostow that search ing inquiry into the justification for the of the soft coal supplied rota the Western Canadian The conditions which have been created by the demand that the public should be informed of the Items which go to makeup the min ibg costs in order that responsibility raay be fixed upon the proper par t If by exercising1 Us of collective bargaining is causing trade unionists and all other citizensinWinnipeg to pay too dear ly essential fuel a necessity of life as It would be interesting to have it es on the other it ia a matter of excessive or heavy mining the fact should be equally well these things the consumers in this city must place their coal Prices can be ad justed by refund If receipts are taken and kept or special taxation raay be invoked to ritjresg the bal The first thingis to get the coal The though quite as essential thing is to possess assurance that Winnipegs need is not being ex ploited for the benefit of any private So far as The Heralrt Is able to and we believe we are in fair ly close touch with the coal mining industry in this part of the we can find no basis for the Free Press protest against coal prices at the There has been an increase to per ton cars It Is but as compared with prewar prices of this does not eeem out of the It is just an advance of H3 per Can the Free Piear truly say the advance is Lank President Shocks says a headline in the Spokesman You nau figure it out for All commercial clubs across tW border aro being mobilized for War Sixteen hundred election posts New York State are to be given to Whitman has demanded clem piicy td three New Yorkers convicted of Three policemen Hvero hurt trying to stop a runaway on Fifth avenue Now Five were killed and two Injured in a grade crossing at Lake Porcupine Gold Camp is producing the rate of over an hour or every 4 a of dropped dead as the re sult of a kick by n Moose Jaw citizens Inaugurated a Red Cross drive for with a big Frank Berton and Urldeuberf came from Dawson City to attend the convention In Colonel Daly the British Columbia was called to the On tario bar at Osgoode before Justice 12 of the mall carriers In are qchool teachers who have taken ment work since school endedlast All Regina public school teachers will receive an increase of salary in the form of a war bonus of per year to take effect after the summer By a vote of 61 to Major Langley defeated Miss Nellie city the choice of the Vic toria Liberals for candidate for the provincial byelectiou to held on June The finishing plant ot the Empor ium owned by the Elk Tan ning of was by The loss is esti mated at The origin of the tire was not On the that they are en titled to time and a quarter for night the boilermakers employ ed at the Victoria Machine Depot duty under the provisions of the have declared a Cardinal Gibbons has from Rome that hereafter a threes year course in theology will be suffi cient for applicants for the for Heretofore the course has been four The for many years the recognized organ of labor in Winni shortly will be taken over by the Labor party and a new paper will be known as the Labor William Ivens ia named as a probable editor of labor or Ivens has resigned from his pastorship of McDougall Methodist Church in Winnipeg because his con gregation objected to his labor and pacifist It is said that he may start a Labor Church in Colonel now re gistering Windsor as his home ad whose military status and gen eral bona fides have been the subject of much recent controversy in De troit and and who is spend ing a lew days at says he ex pects to go to England My experiments and he add are all in connection with gren Not more than a fortnight ago I had an American offer of for my I could not accept of without permission from our own That is one thing to be going bvef v Acts In Norfolk County directed against of jn connection twlth the continue reported from that At the home of ttte windows have and several cases of horseDolWRins teen The jury recommended that a sal aried high be appointed to irace the epidemic of the the Crown Attorneyrdwjlares it due to the fact that unless1 iflor Jury sees a hrfiif a verdict of Lack of civilian crows Is holding up the despatch of two hospital i Three convicts mcnped from Nash by commandeering a Varsar graduates are asking Pre sident Wilson to grant military rank to Forty more ton ooricrdte ships have by the Shipping Naval Secretarfr Daniels urging haste In the construfctlon of new When his launch sank in the Marys Roy of the SoOj was The Aberta Linseed Oil of Med icine has been incorporated with in capital of i Hamilton has received an Invitation to Gilbert Plains Pres byterian The stip end offered Is Fire did damage to the extent of from to to the rolling mills plant of the Steel Company of Hamilton In granting unconditional pardon to two young soldiers sentenced to death for having slept on post at the President Wilson expected his action to act as a challenge to de voted service for the for the past four years assistant superintendent at the General hospital of has resigned to take charge of itn hospi tal for lumbermen oft CJftAr lotte Mahprtey Has been appointed assistant superlnton 13 and Peter age fatally In jilted a result of automobile aofclleii when tneiciir in j which they wert front their home in Ho to was struck by two engines running light at the southern outskirts of The ParentTeacher association meeting In decided to re quest the school board to fill the present vacancy In the attendance staff with a feeling that there Is much of the truancy work of the public schools which could be done more effectively by a woman than a Frederick wife of Captain member of has turned over to the American Red her London residence In Park known as Alford The house will be used as a hospital for the American Guest for merly was Amy daughter of Henry Phlpps of Ptttsburgi the eighteenyoarold boy from Point who broke away from custody In the yard of the court house at Belleville while under going a term for was sen tenced to penitentiary on three char ges to five years for breaking into the station at Thurlow and stealing a of clothes and some money after his escape from for stealing a for breaking from lawful Pauls Anglican Torj has appointed two assistants to the j rector of Aldmans Balmy is to be senior Gerald formerly assistant at and j at the Church of the and j rector of but lately acj ting as financial agent of the Mls Training and Doaconoss Is appointed second Major Mil itary Tlstflct since the dis trict was is to be given rank of lldutetmnt colotiol and will bn apodal consultant in diseases of tho nose nnd throat for tho Colonel has boen elec tive from July SASKATCHEWAN CUP Juno has upproximately sown to wheat this according to the preliminaryosHmttar mifde by tho provincial This is rtcres more than tho province cultivated lowfient Iflst Taking ns a basis the average ylnld of wheat for the ast ton 17 12 INSURANCE BE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS HOT WEATHER INSURE NOW There is no saving in Only reliable companies rqpre 8 Gibbons Company Phone 1191 Balmoral Block bushels to the With n food har Saskatchewan should add M thn worlds fltoofc of wheat thin autumn more timn Btmhels of About acres have been sown In Saskatchewan to oats and acres to No estimate hns boon made of flax AT COAST city bak eries which closed down as a result of the aro opening up this morn ing and oxpoct to have deliveries out by eleven Last night the master bakers offered concessions to the strikers but these concessions wore AnImportant change branch ther f in Canada branch of to was vice province and subject to the head order in the United now becomes a separate with Father as with headquarters In New chang es of rectors and other fathers In many parishes in the new province Include Stephen of rec tor at Kane is transferred from to George Daly ferred ifvom Regina to Donald of becomes rector of Father of jo comas rector at June Canada calls upon her 16 years of ageand The law is clear and unmistakable 1 be obeyed Anyone failing tp obey commits an offence Offences are puriisnabie by She I A I W I I and imprisonment DONT BE Art OFFENDER The Court may hold you guilty if you are not registered by tomorrow night Let the response to the call be such that Canada will show herself before the whole would a model people actuated by a noble by an unswerving in the bond of common Obedience to the law ia the bounden duty of every Spontaneous and wholehearted compliance is a manifestation of true by authority of Canada Registration 17 HAIL Experience 1917 THERE WAS PAID FOR HAIL INSURANCE IN SASKATCHEWAN A ALBER TA HAIL INSUR ANCE LOSSES TOTALLED EVERY LINE COM PANY PAID ITS LOSSES IN SINCE INCORPORA TION THE BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE COMPANY HAS PAID OVER IN Doesnt this appeal to you OB a good reason why you should In sure with British America Be safe rather than aorry and apply now by letter or telephone and Company 416 Fifth Street Lethbridpe Alberts HAIL It costs NO MORE to in sure No LESS one month ONLY THE BEST AND MOST RELIABLE COMPANIES REP POLICIES WRIT TEN IN OUR IMMED IATK ANY PROMPT SETTLE Insure NOW Wilson Farm 1348 Off Building HAIL Employers Liability Assurance LIMITED SECURITY The strongest British company licensed In the Western Canada Hail AND other REUABLC COMPANIES are represented by Applications covered imnied SERVICE We aro located horn on the growl and are ready to give you AT ALL TIMES INSURANCE IB rightly looked upon by the wise farmer as one of tho expenses of farm ing and the time has now arriv ed when it is advisable to GET INSURED DO N9T PHONE OR ARTHUR MITCHELL LETHBRIDGE And at Vulcan No Time To Shop o jyippv i i v i in Hi L i imi i i m DO YOUR SHOPPING WHEN YOU REGISTER AT THE BAY Ample Time f To Shop ;