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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRli^GE DAILY HERALD FMIDAY. JUNE 21, letbbriboe 1bcral& Xetbbrtdde, Blberta DAILY AND WCBKLY Preprlctort and Publlahem fHC LKTHIRIOQE HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITED tS eth Straat South. Lethbrldg* W. A. Preildent and Managing Director ' 9ohn Ton ance -  Buslnnis Manaier TBLKPHONE* 8uRtneB8 omca .............. 1�" Witorlal OHlc� .............. 1�" 8ubicrlptlon RatMi D�ny, aelJvered. per week ..... 10 Dally, dellvared. per year .....$5.00 Dally, by mall, par year ......M-OO Weekly, by mall, per year .....liM Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S..$1.00 Dates of esplry aubscrlpUoni y�ar dally on addresa label. Accept-aace of papers i.fto. expiration data la .OUT authority to continue the sub-criptlon. mislic. There aro ilnrU days for Crormnny seems determined to flRln 10 the bitter end and now that initial successes this year have eu-coiiraBert lier to hope again (or a victorious peace. But tliero is no need tor us to dlsrepard the liriRhter outlook for tlie past few days. The slackening Gprninn effort on the west front, tlip lildeoua failure of tlie Austrian drive against the Italians and the admission from Germany that the British and Allle.-! have the suhniarino menace conquered are nil factors which win only determine the Allies to stick to the fight with n still more grim determination, but Mil serve to >indermlno the morale' of the steadily weakening Central I'owers. The year 191S vsill be the criicfnl year in the history of thl.' war, hut tha recent trend of events is particularly heartening to the Allies. WIIVNIPEG AND ALBERTA COAL PRICES. Winnipeg has about made up its ^ mind that it must hurn coal from tlie i -^PICKED UP IN-* PA SS/JVG ^"B BVSr MAM All rommorcial clubs across the border are being mobilized lof war work. Sixteen hundred election posts . In New York State arc to bo given to women. Ceo. Whitman lias demanded clemency tii three New Yorkers convicted of murder. Three policoinen iwero hurt trying to stop a runaway on Fifth avenue New York. Kive wore killed and two Injured in a grade crossing adcident at' LaUe-vllle, Mass. Porcupine CiOld Camp is producing gold at- school cal liandliug and cartage, and retail- teachers who have taken the govern-ers profit. The second, third and : mont work since school eijded- last fourth charges aro fixed, the last two : week, being placed by the Controller ' at $2.00 and GO cents, respectively. In | some other cities, both Canadian and ' Mrs. Frank Berton and Mrs. J. 0. Uridenberf came from Uawson City to attend the 1.0.D,E. convention In ; Toronto. Colonel H. M. Daly ot the British Columbia bar. was called to the Ontario bar at Osgooda Hall, before Justice P'erguson. in the L'nited States, the handling and cartage charges are Jess than those fixed tor Winnipeg. But there is the guarantee of the fuel controller that they are .reasonable under Winnipeg conditions. Freigh; also Is fixed by a competent authority. In regard to the first factor, the price of Western Canada soft coal f.o. b. mine, there is room for some discussion. Figures collected from various points In the United States show that the prices charged at the Western mines for lump coals exceed, in practically every instance, the similar prices charged for similar grades of coal south of the international boun-"darj-., And 'the' condltlans of working in the mines there are,' for the most part, more onerous and expensive than those obtaining in the Canadian "West. Spokane. Waahington, is supplied with bituminous coal in lumps and egg siz'ee at a cost at the mine of $3.85 and'.'$3.45. respectively. Bltuc minous coal in Western Canada costs from %zM to $4.20. mine run-that is,, of no- gpecifled size. Special lignite mined In Lewis county, Washington, which Is on a par with the Alberta cpal, isj sold at,the mine for All Regina public school teachers will receive an increase of salary in the form of a war bonus of $150 per year to take effect after the summer holidays. Ijack of 'civilian crows is holding up the despatch of two U.S. hosplt�I ships. Three convicts escaped from Nashville. Tonu., by � commandeering a train. Varsar graduates aro asking President Wilson to grant military raiik to nurses. Forty more . 7,500 ton concrete ships have been.ordered by the U.S. Shipping Board, U. S. Naval Secretary Dtiniels ia urging haste in the construction of new destroyers. When Ills launch sank In the St. Mary's Klver, Roy Bottrell, IS, of the Soo, was drowned. i The Alberta Linseed Oil Co.. of .Medicine Hat, has been Incorporated with iti capital of $300,000, Rev. W. J. Hamilton has received an invitation to Gilbert Plains Presbyterian Church, Brandon. The stipend offered Is $1,500. Fire did damage to the extent of from $10,000 to $15,000 to the rolling mills plant of the Steel Company of Canada, Hamilton. In granting^ unconditional pardon to two young soldiers sentenced to death for having slept on post at the front. President Wilson expected his action to act "as a ctiallenge to devoted service tor the future." Dr. J. A. Smith, tor the past tour years assistant superintendent at the General hospital of Vancouver, has resigned to talco cltarge of an hospital for lumbermen' oh -Quoon dh'Ar-lotte Islaiids.. Dr. D. MalHinoy has been appointed assistant superintendent., \ �'  'J Mrs. :a, li, Hurd, aj(d 40, Is dead, and Poter B. Stream, ago Hi!, fatally Injured na a result of an, nutomobllo aocldont. when the rfjar in. which thoy wer�,4"vin8 front tbeir honio In Ho-qulani; Wnsh., to Oakland, Cal., was struck by two engines running light at the southern outskirts of Modtord, The Parent-Teacher association meeting In Vancouver, decided to request the school board to fill the present vacancy In the laltendanco staff with a woman, feeling that there la TOVich of the truancy work of the public schools which could be done more effectively by a woman than a man, Mrs. I'Vcderlck E. Guest, wife of Captain Guest, member of parliament, has turned over to the .-Vmcrlcan Rod Cross, her London residence In Park Lane, known as Alford house. The house will be used as a hospital for the American navy. Mrs. Guest formerly was Amy Phlpps, daughter of Henry Phlpps of Pittsburg; Pa. , J. G. Seldon, the oightecn-yoar-old boy from Point Anno, who broke away from custody In the yard of the court house at Belleville while undergoing a term for stealing, was sen- i tencod to penitentiary on three char-! ges: to five years for breaking into | j the C.N.O.R, station at Thurlow and � stealing a suit of clothes and some I money after his escaire from Jail, tor \ stealing a hicyelo, for breaking fronr lawful custody. St. Paul's Anglican Church, Toronto, has appointed t\vo assistants to the rector, Hon. H, J. Cody. Rev. E, Mclntyre, rector of St. Aidman's Church, Balmy Beach, Is lo be senior assistant. Rev. Gerald S. Despard. formerly assistant at St. Anne's, and at the Church of the Redeemer, and rector of Aurora, Ont., but lately acting as financial agent o"f the .Mis- sloniiry Training and Deaconess' House, Toronto, Is appointed second assistant. Major A. S. Gorroll, A.D.M.S., Military rialrlct No. 12, since tho district was organized. Is to bo given rank of lieutenant colonul and will ho special consultant In dlsoasos of tho eye, ear, nose and throat for tho dlstrlcL Colonel B. G. Davis. C.-I.G., has boon appointed A.D.M.S., c:roc-tlve from July 12. SASKATCHEWAN CUP ��' noglna. Juno 20.-Snakalc.hownn has approximatoly 0,222,000 acre?, sown to wheat this year, according to tho pn^llralnary 08t(mato made by tho provincial dopiirtmout .of agriculture. This is 94i),000 acres nmra than Iho province cultivated lo'wheat Inst year. Taking ns a basis tho average yield of wheat for the last ton years, 17 1-2 bushels to Itie acre,, vrlth a Rood harvest, Snskulchowan should add to tho woi'ld's stock of wheat thiB iiulumii inoro than 100,000,000 bushels of wheat. About 4,002,000 acros have boon .lown In Snsknlchownn to oats and flfi;i,GOO acres to barley. No estlmata li.Tw been made of flax ncroago. BAKERS AT COAST STRIKE. Vanc(uivor, .Inno 21,~Tllc city bak-erloH which closed down na ji result of Iho strike aro opening up this morning and expect to have deliveries out by cloven o'clock. Last night tho master bakers offered concessions to the Htrlkors but Iheso concessions wore refused. HAIL INSURANCE BE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS HOT WEATHER INSURE NOW There is no saving in delay. . Only rollablo companies rupro-� sented. R.V. Gibbons & Company. Phone 1191 Balmoral Block HAIL Experience 1917 THERE WAS PAID FOR HAIL INSURANCE IN MANITOBA. SASKATCHEWAN & ALBERTA $4,364,800.61. 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 as a Oood reason why you should Insure with British America? Be safe ratler than aorry and apply now by letter or telephone to- W. f. Nelson and Company 41b Fifth Street South, Lethbrldpe - Alberta IF AUSTRIA SHOULD FAIL. : For more than five days now the Austriaus have been attacking along. ;� front of more than 100 miles against the Italians and their British and French allies. At no point have they bent the line back more than three to live miles, though they have used * pillion .men .ln..tljQ .endeavor, .'The punch 'has all been taken out of the Austrian drive, and in addition they have paid for what minor successes they have had In terrain with the blood of thousands. Meantime the Austrian ' authorities have cut the bread rations in half. The order was issued simultaneously t-*"- nnening of the drive. The LAND for SALf'"^ (When KeDlylr.B Mention The ileraldi BKAPS^Farm iand3i~ltnp'roved~"antl raw. on Foremost lino, also city dwellings on easy terras. L. S. Ulpley � Co.. 714 3rd Ave. South. 83-0 FOR SALE-80 acres of good~level land, all fenced and disced for sum-snerfallow, south of Welling. $40.0C black stuff to which tuey-navo-V-^t, reduced for the past couple of years. The seriousness of.the food situation in'Austria is plainly apparent from the fact that prisoners taken hy the Italians admit the present drive Is i' hunger offensive from which they hope to reap rich rewards in stores. Meantime In Germany all is not going well. Wo are told of peace riots once more, The German offensive on ' the -western front is not going well. We must not think that all the punch has been taken out of the German armies, but indications are that the Hnn armies are more or less exhausted and unable to strike the lightning blows which characterized the opening of their offensive on March 21. The Americans also are beginning to make their weight told, and this, to-^tli^r with the terrible .losses in i4iaD