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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUH THE LETHBKIDGE DAILY HERALD THlinSDAY, JUNE 22, 1916 fterafc alberta" (DAILY AND WEEKLY Subicrlptlon Rateit Daily, delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year Dolly, by mail, per year Weekly, by mail, per year J3.0( 51.00 TELEPHONES Business Office 12B3 Office................ 1224 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance. Managing Director Business Manager Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label., Accept- ance of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue the sub- scription. Your King right now! md Country naed you ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The most interesting situation in the war zones at'.the present moment is in Greece, where the Skoulodis cab- inet has been forced to resign through pressure from tie; allies, .and where the government will be further forced to yield to allied demands, even though drastic measures are neces- Former. Premier Zaimis has been asked to form a new cabinet. The allied blockade is having in- creasing effect on the central powers rations arc.decreased In extent ieach week, and where food riots and discontent are becoming more fre- quent. Germans attacked in a new place near Rheims 'on the western front on Tuesday, hut were repulsed. The Russians are attacking the German lines on the eastern front with con- siderable success. It is stated that the Russians have now taken a total prisoners since the begin- ning of their new offensive. ALBERTA'S RECRUITING FIGURES PLEASING Figures published in yesterday's Herald setting forth the availabl number of men of military age in th Interesting, an dhow what Canada can do if th worst comes. Over Brltis and Canadian, born men of military age reside la Canada. Of these Cam da is put in khaki It should not be a hard task anu haye" not "doubt It .wi be consummated. The figures for Alberta and othe restern provinces however are th most. Interesting. Recent statistics o recruiting show that Alberta ha raised to date about men. Br tish and bom of mllitai the province numbered abou to the last census rhis means that we have almost ha] JUT available men of military age ir thakl.' It must-lie remembered how aver-, that a. lot of men in khaki in ills province are American born, ant .herefore are classed In the figuri riven in yesterday's report as foreign wra. But the statistics all go to show hat we have enlisted close to hal lur British subjects of military age earing m the province about Jritish of military age and over oreign horn men of military age. This 3 a most peculiar situation which has lot arisen in any other province In Canada and. is worth some study. Alberta has nothing to be ashamed f so far as her -recruiting record oesT and the figures "just given out onfinn that opinion the packers frequently phono first to know what the clubs have ready for sale. "At one said Mr. Tucker, "the packers told us the price that was ruling for the week and wo could take It or leave it. That is no longer the case. We havo a say in the price ow, and the packers have to coma to what we consider a fair figure. On reputation is so well established tha buyers know what sort of stuff we have to offer, and they bid us so much on board at shipping point. hnvp credit at the bank, and when eacl member brings in his hogs he is paid for them by check at the price the packer has bid, leas So cents per 10G pounds. Tha So cents is deducted to coyer, shrinkage in carriage. This usually more Than covers shrinkage balance left over is either applied to our reserve fund or dividei ti surplus profits among those sup plying hogs as the occasion calls for iVe are 120 miles from Toronto, he average shrinkage in shipping at hat point in spring and fal! is five or six pounds per hundredweight, and to Montreal six or seven pounds. In hot veather the shrinkage is a little wavier. said Mr. Tucker, in reply to a uesllon, "it has not ail been plain ailing with us. "When we first began iperations local drovers undertook to nit us out of business by paying fgher prices than tha market war- anted. to meet this cora- etition, and in doing so went about 300 in the hole. But we won out. We ave the field to ourselves now and, nstead of a debt of we have a urplus of about the same amount. Yhile piling up this surplus we have ecured good prices for our members, n the week ending May 27th we pro- ured for them on board cars, ver and above manager's fees, etc., and deduction for shrinkage. "We anally ship once a week, and on one ay we have had as many as five cars n one shipment." The price., received by the co- perative shippers in the last week of month was from 25 to 35 ceats bove the "country point" prices quot- d in the'Globe report for the same week. The Dalesman who is engaged is al- owed so much for each hog, cow or Kit handled. "For hogs the charge is 0. cents each, lor cows 75 cents and ess for smaller animals. He spends bout two days a' week in handling IB stock of the members, the rest of is time being spent on his farm. The above gives a very good idea f what may .be done by co-operative elling. Alberta farmers now have co- perative 'selling of grain. They can xtend their activities very much far- with good results to themselves. THE .SPIRITS STILL LEAD THE RISING WAVE." 'NTARIO LESSONS V FARM CO-OPERATION Co-operation among farmers is the ttnt of the times, speaking from a iral standpoint In "Western Canada is United Fanners are a strong in- itution, working all the time towards and making good bead- ay. There is however always room .and new Ideas' are elcome. Co-operative buying has sen more to the fore in, the west, fastings county, Ontario, :furnishes an tample of cooperation in selling Sat will merit'some study from our In the township of Rawdon, [Wings county, says the Toronto gThere are four farmers' clubs in fe Anaon, These clubs both and buy co-operatively pAs ;ihe: members of the cluba are engaged in dairying in a large they also producevlarge numbers fhogs, which form a natural-side- vie for dairying, and the hogs pro ,ced form the principal Item in the .-operative Belling carried on. Th6 selling is .managed b> a regu salesman, assisted by Mr 6 C. cker, secretary1 of the Minto Club, d a committee appointed for the When a member of one of (j dabs has a bflnch of hogs ready shipment he notifies Mr Tucker, member of the committee, and one notified telephones infor- lion to the saltamau. When there a carload in light, the salesman Is upon the parties having hogs wi> to bring them in. and at the ne nrne houses' in To- Probably if Mayor Hardle were to "see Allison" he might find JSOO for new band instruments. The victory of the Liberals in the Nova Scotia general elections was quite expected. Even the fat mu- nition contracts handed out to Otta wa favorites; in Nova Scotia coul not overcome' the Liberal lead. Th Allison Incident is too re cent to'offset such things as mu nition contracts. If the city can find any way-to-dig up ?800, it should be used to help buy. the .proper, instruments for the 113th regimental band. The 113th is the first unit to go out from here with Lethbrldge'on its uniforms, and we not afford to let this opportunity slip to keep the boys to the fore. Am we can. use the other instruments iere very nicely. "As a country Canada seems to developed, the faculty of dispos- ng of her surplus wheat at the lowest iossible said Mr. W. Saaford Cyans in his address on Canada's Wheat Problem In Edmonton. This s a sad state of affairs in a country 6 on the wealth produced from her grain crops. It. behooves very man in the Dominion to help to vercome this state of affairs, and no Evans' address tonight will elp greatly to set the facts properly efore the people. Every man in jethbridge should be at the Y.M.C.A. .ohight to hear Mr. Evani. The Toronto Telegram suggests that Canada wants daylight saving as a ational scheme we should "see Alll- on.w' Maybe Lethbrldge daylight sav- ng fans would employ Allison to pre- all upon the city fathers to introduce icheme here. Here's the Toronto elegram idea; Why not "see Allison" and request e Hon. Col. J. .Wesley of. that ilk have the Borden government enact daylight saying bill applicable to he whole country? Assuredly CpL.Alliion would be en- tied to a commission on all the day- ght he saved for the Canadian na- on instead of pittances of er pittance on a fraction of the the Colonel saved to Britain nd her allies. Canada's too brief summer would e lengthened by thirty days; Sep- ember would be made a summer month by the simple, common-sense ction of bringing, the beginning of le working day an hour nearer sun- ise, the, end an hour further away rom sunset. UNIQUE TRIBUTE TO KITCHENER. The New "York Sun. thus expresses the appreciation of the American nation in the great work accomplished by he great field marshal. EICKED UP IN SSINGI FOR THE BTTST MAN Liqut-Col Creightou of Winnipeg has died of his. wounds in France. One hundred women were asked fo by munition makers of Toronto. IFrs, R. H. Alexander, a resident o Vancouver, for 54 years, died at the age of 76. The Penticton Fruit Growers' Un loa is about to build a new packing house at Penticton, B. C. The Boys' and Girls' dab of Hobson B. C. has entered, into a pig raising contest. Following Scottish custom, a caira will be erected on the battlefield for Lieut-Col Marshall, of Michael Donnelly, a market gard- ner of the Lake Shore road, was found drowned at Mimico, Ont. Out of 181 restaurants inspected by he New York Department of Health 175 were classed as bad. A Portland, Ore., man not only clop- 'd with. did it ia. iis wife's new automobile. Samuel Wyatt, of Stratford, G. T. I. engineer, was fatally scalded when u's engine-was derailed at Port Col- j Librarian at Windsor Castle, has been appointed by the government to write the official history of the war. Hon. Martin Burrell says the rainy weather has added a growth of grass j in Ontario that promises to beat all records for hay. Mrs, H. -Cornell Wilson, Boston, first reader of the First" (Mother) Church of Christ, Scientist, died heart disease. Secretary [Lansing wants extra for the U. S. ambassadors to Europe. One reports that his cost of living has increased. 200 per ceut. A honeymoon trip to Atlantic City on a motorcycle is planned by ward Atwell, of Kanesville, i is to be married to Miss Louise Kimmel. The General Assembly of the Pres- byterian church, at jits concluding session, appointed a military service board, and a committee on Oriental immigration. The body of Frederick K. Hancock, of the 44th Regiment post at Allan- burg, who had been missing a couple of weeks, was found in the canal. Henry Bradley Yeats, 78 years old and Mrs. Frances Julia Ganman, 70 years old, "eloped" from Danbury, ;onn., to Brewster, N. Y., in a ''jft1 ney bus" and were married. After a solemn hearing tlic Fed- eral Trade Commission has discover-i ed that the Standard, Oil7 Company is the 'increased price NO MORE COURTMARTIAL Dublin, June 19. Announcement made today that no further court- artfals be held here, treated during the recent rebellion hose cues aheady have not been sposed of will be dealt with under ht defence of the realm act and In- Ottawa, AlAntreai and Hull to terued for duration of the war If on what he'lias; to oiler. In fact, found f John Carson, farmer, near Saugeeu )nt, while plowing. was .struck by ightning and rendered unconscious. Is team being .killed. Dr. George Kennedy, for forty-five ears law clerk of the Department of: a and Mines, of Ontario, passed way aged 78 years. John Mikkleson, a trapper, Harper's amp, Cariboo, C., has the heat "bag" of the fur-trapping season, so far. He cleared Rev. Win. Colman Corey, pastor of the Baptist Church, Nelson, B. C., and his son Ralph have enlisted as priv- ates in the University battalion. Donaldson Line The Popular Scotch -Service PROPOSED SUMMER SAILINGS, ATHENIA............... July 2 CASSANDRA 16 Cabin passengers only. Rate Twin Screw large, comfortable, and very at ifla. Service throughout ALDSON" STANDARD. Prepaid Tickets from Scotland Is- .stfed at lowest rates. For rates' and other information, apply 'to any Railroad, Steamship Agent, or E. LIDMAN, General Agent, Winnipeg, 349 Main Phone M. 6312. Vancouver, 631 Granvlllt Street, for if gasoline. Miss Magdalena Robinson, er of Philip Robinson, wealthy brew- Pa.-, eloped- and was married to J. A. Roclc, a street ar conductor. Because of lack of metal lliq Garni- is have taken to using glass shfils vhich arc wrapped in a tuiu of ouper. Wlieii the particles oi nter the fleshy parts a man's body Icy cause a greater amount of pain nd damage than metal fragments. Agnes Service, of Gleichen, is this to appear in court to rom her husband William Service, the home in which the family, now lives, and of which she claims ownership and the right to be sole guardian and provider for the 31 children. -She al- leges cruelty and drunkenness and de- sires to be separated from him. Now that Saturday aftornoon lias been chosen by Vancouver, as well as by Victoria, Nanaimo and New West- minster, under the recently passed provincial half-holiday act! Vancou- ver pol'oe eclr.inJssiciiers have decided that all fruit stores must close oil-day Sundays when the measure becomes effective July 1st as .1 protection to the grocers. An order nisi judgment for 1863.42 with costs of wag I entered in the supreme court in the I case of Investment Trust company Kootonay Alberta Railway .Co. The plaintiffs were represented ;by, Lougheed, Dennett, aicl.aws and coift- pany and the defendants by Savarr, Fcnerty Chadwick, .who, cemented to the judgment The names of Franklin K. Lane, secretary of the Interior, Attorney- General Gregory, Solicitor-General Davis, Samuel TJntermyer, of New York, and Senator O'Gonnan, of New York, are mentioned as possible suc- cessors to Justice Hughes on the Su- preme Court bench of the United States. Arrangements--have, it is linder- stood, been made by the Dominion government whereby camera men have already started at work film- ingscenes from one end of Canada to the other. These will comprise views of the country's scenic beauties and pictures of various of its Industrial systems. "Canadians on the battle flelds of Flanders are confident, determined and undismayed. There will be only one ending to the war, uo matter how long it lasts. It has got to last -antil the Germans are driven out of Prance and Belgium." This was the message of Lieut-Colonel Malcolm A. Cqlqu- houn, JXSLO., commanding tlie .4th battalion of.the first Canadian over- seas contingent, who has returned to Canada. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE YOUR Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one of these boxes stf FOR FURTHER INFORMATION APPLY TO Lethbridge Branch R. T. Bryrhner, Mgr Daylight Saving AT Garbutt Business College 411 8TH -STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDQE. Owing to the increased attendance at our school we have de- cided to remain open during the months of July and August. In order to take advantage of the cool morning hours we will, commencing: July 3rd, open one hour earlier; that is at 8 a.m., and close at 1 Night school will also continue all summer on Monday and Thursday evenings from 7-30 to 9.30. CALL OR WRITE FOR INFORMATION. MOUNT ROYAL COLLEGE, CALGARY Major Kerby, principal of Mount Royal College, Calgary, reports one of the best year's work in the his- tory of the'College. The annual com- mencement" exercises were held on he 9th, lOtli and .llth inst. The reg- istration of -itudtsnts in all depart- ments totalled 250. The commence- ment exercises'Included the college procession to'church on Sunday with .he annual sermon preached by the Rev. S. W. Fall Is. A reunion cf old and new students took place in the afternoon- college and the un- veiling of the'roll of honour by Brtg.- General Crulkshanks, some 40 of our students having enlisted for overseas service and gone to the front. Three iave given their, lives for their coun- ry. Students recitals in music and expression, exhibitions of China paini- leather-tooling, oil and water col- as', .metal work, designing and wood, larvlng ;'aud exhibition of household cience in sewing and" cooking, etc. The college is 00tiding up this year 42 tiidenta to write on the departmental ,nd. matriculation examinations. Gra iuates from our commercial depart- aent are filling lome of the beat posi- lons in the province. The annual dis- tribution of prices, and medals was one feature, of, the, commencement ex- lady .students this year have dope splendid work in aid of the Red Cross movement. Our ladies' col- lege' course, .offers a fine opportunity fpr those who 4do not wish to take up .the departmental and matriculation examinations. The college will re-oper. in the and stronger than ever, with ;a first class staff in all of the departments. Major Kerby, the principal; Will glad to give full in- formation at any time or send out college literature -on application. TES TOLD TO SHAVE St. Louis, June 19. The Barbers' Union of St. Louis at a meeting pass- ed Re- publican candidates for President ami. Vice-President to have their long whiskers removed. The resolution which was considered a jest by most of the barbera read: Whereas, the Presidential ami Vice- Presidential nominees of the Repub- lican party are guilty and have been guilty for some time of wearing Jong, unshorn, whiskers: Therefore, be it 'resolved that this organization go on record as object- ing to these whiskers, claiming that the whiskers -are a detriment, to the barbers of St. Louis and .the United States in the example they set. It is, therefore, desired by the .barbers of St. Louis and viclnity.that these whis- kers-be immediately removed. V. E. Barch, President of the Barb- ers' State Examining Board, will mail, copies of fhe resolution to the dates. DUKE REVIEWS TROOPS IN RAIN Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ont, June 20, weather -.transformed yesterday's performance by the 000 overseas troops.In .training hero in. the presence of .the Duke of Con- naught from a show parade into something that came close" to being the real thing. All the discomforts or the trenches In early spring fell to the lot of the governor-general and the officers and men of the camp