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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1018 Xetbbviboe If^cvalb Xctbbri&flc, Hlbcita i DAILY AND WEEKLY Ppoprlitor* and Publlihorn fHt LETHBRIDGE HERALD iMllNT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITED 23 6th Street South. Lethbridg* ' W. A. Freeldent and Managing Director John Tonanca - - Bu9lne� Mftna��r Business Edltoriial TELHPHONES OMice .......... Offlct .......... 12S1 Subicrlptlon RatMi Dally, delivered, per week ..... .10 Dally, delivered, per year .....$5.00 Dally, by mall, per year .......$i.00 Weekly, by mall, per year Weekly, by mall, per year to 'D.8..$J.OO Dates of expiry of subscrtptlona sa-year dally on address label Acceptance of papers tStc. explratico data It our authority to continue tbe. sub-�crlptloD. THE PROGRESS ... OF THE WAR. The Italians and their.allies can now definltoly claim victory against the Austrlans, according to the Italian-premier. The Ausfrian drive has been definitely stopped, and important ground regained by the allies. The Austrlans are masking frosh forces, presumably for another big effort. On the western front there have been no new developments within the past few days. Raiding operations have brought in prisoners tor the allies. SENATOR NICHOLS AND THE FARMERS. As was to be expected. Senator N'lfhols, of the Canadian Manufacturers' Aseociation Is coming in for quite some attention on the paxt of the farmers of the West owing to his statement made in the convention nf the association that the farmers, being rfble to raise wheat at SO cents a bushel, wore the greatest protlteerfl In the country when they scxUl their product at $2.21. The Grain Growers' Guide, official organ of the organised farmers of the West, deals with Mr. N'lchol.t In this manner: Senator Krederlck Nichols, head of the Canadian General Vllcctric Company and the Canada Foundry Company, and a director of nuirterous other Industrial .and financial concerns in the I'^ast. says that the average, cost of producing a biuihcl of wheat Is SO cents, and that becuuec the Government fixed tlio price of wheat at $J.L'l per busliel. the Western farmer has been making profits at the rate of 200 to 300 per cent, per annum. He has it all figured oiit just like that. Ho gave the convention "of the CM..v. in .Montreal last week the benefit of his calculations on this subject, in the course of a speech which tried to show why the farmers and manufacturers should get to,i;ethor a little more closely in . future than they have been in.the past. Senator XIrhol?-' idea is getting together has alway.s been based upon the possibility h ^PICKED UP IN-* PASSING w TKB^amy^ Sam Kansas has recruited vcsters. Siooo har;. ' _Wfi�hlngt(� now d{{y|i'*'*W week; has Ith-o "fish. tJ. S. :army officers Will get new unlfornia at cost. ; At the Granby mine at Phoenix auto trucks are now largely used In place of horses. Ten-year terms wero'^ meted out to two .lersey City men who reviled rresldcnt WHson The aid of the movies hn^ been invoked in tlio- farm labor campaign across the "border. .Mrs. J. Dugan, wife of a St. Faul man. .now in the U.S. nrn\y, shot and killed" a negro who entered-her home. Quebec City Council has'passed a by-law permitting the street railway to raise its fares. Albert B5fr,6Uson and Arthur Earl, both, el^litiSBh years of age, were drowned {vhlle bathing at Uxbrldge. , .Disease deaths in U. S. army camps totalled only !)4jlnst week. f!.i : ' The price of milk is to be raised to l.'ic after Atigust Isl In Chicago. Carl Swolgln,, of Seattle. Wash., has.been denaturalized and interned. Half a million dollars' worth ot crops were-washed away when a level broke at Quiucy, 111. J i ^^^^^^^ i t TAKE A HOLIDAY VISIT THE FAIR. Lethbridge, joining with Cardston, Magrath and Raymond, have planned from July 22 to 2Tlh the first .amalgamated fair in the Province of Alberta, and as such it is attracting a great deal of attention. Its success will be a spur to other diatrlcta'to attempt .a similar" scheme, .with '(ha end in view ot providing ai number of really good agricultural exhibitions throughout the province which will be an asset to our agricultural industry. If for no other reason than to help out the, experiment and make it a success, everybody within a radius of 100 miles should visit Lethbridge during the fair. We can aseure everyone that it will be a visit which will combine pleasure with profit. Lethbridge is preparing to entertain the largest crowd In its history. Accommodations at reasonable prices will be avijilable for all. Take a holiday, visit the fair. to prodent an argument to his fellow manufacturers, many of whom, like himself, had had tlio advantage of shell contracts from the first Imperial Munitions Hoard. There Is little use attempting to off-sot any idea that happens to find an open crevice in the brain of a man like Senator Nichols, whose mind is about as susceptible to a contrary impression as one of his steel boiler plates is to the single blow of a triphammer. The fact is. however, that the cost of producing wheat on the Western plains since the outbreak of war has increased so rapidly, and the return, even at $2.21 per bushel, has been so uncertain, that there are many farmers who have lost money and lost heavily. There is this crucial differeiice between the grain grower and the manufacturer of munitions, like Senator .Nichols; that in the one case, the crop of shells is always assured, and in the other case, the crop of wheat depends very largely upon the beneficence ot Providence. Furthermore, the initial contract for shells with the Imperial Munitions Board took into consideration the manufacturer's entire cost ot production, including the establishment of his plant. He could not lose anything i, ho tried.- Doubtless, however, it Senator Nichols took up grain-growing on the Western plains (and we certainly may expect him very soon since he has discovered the prevailing rate of profits to be at 200 to 300 per cent.) Providence would shine upon him just as beamingly as the Govertiment has done in the past. That should hold Senator Nichols until tlio next convention rolls around, at least. held in Ueglna. This year one green house at Kel-owna raised over a million tomato plants. An additional 2,200 acrea ot land has been commandeered by President Wilson lor n "naval proving ground at Indian Head, Md. The late Frrfnk Buhl, millionaire steel manufacturer of Sharon. Pa., left $2,000,000 tor war sufferers in Northern Franco and Belgium. John Devoy, editor of the Gaelic American, New York, has been deprived ot mail privileges on account of an article denouncing Britain. ' At present mines in East Kootenay are shipping double the quantity, ot ore to Trail smelter that Rossland mines are. �-Mrs. Joseph Shewfelt died at the home ot her daughter,,Mrs. Horne, of tvingsley, at the advanced age of S5 years and G months. Hundreds of thousands of pounds ot meat intended tor use on American battleships, furnished by Wilson and Company, of Chicago, have been rejected becaufie not in good condition. Joseph Fuller, aged IS, and Lyman Morrison, ,aged 17, both of Brace-bridge, were arrested, charged with the murder ot Theodore Taylor, an aged -.farmer ot Thomastown, .. in Northern-Ontario. ,. .... and blue prints vnlunblo to the American and Allied governments. Wve foUoTflng explosions in the furnace ot a Poughkeepslo plant busy on war "Work have pul'lt out of cbiii-mtflsioii for a mptjfh. , It is suspected that this fuel wi^^^ipared Yitli.' Wnshlngtdii ii(i|(i^/tikve db^�|ip|j' a hew war br6i8^.C5nip.08ed"dC�rK^^^ cent wheut ah^iiv'^'ef (;e)iti aojni^'ltttt flour, a sllcel of SlHch\ Is. 'sliild' R>,vtife' equlyaiWnl .to �5f^afe't->Jet aArt^iijljj^.j' THE FOOD VALUE OF FISH. Contrary to the unfounded impression of many people, fish Is anything but low in food value. In fact, it is rich in protein and to a lesser degree in fat, and is tor that reason to, be classed where one might expect- among the meats. In its protein content, statistics indicate that fish Is practically on a level with meat. Now, as has been mentioned, it is chiefly for its protein, its body.huUdlng and maintaining power, that meat is oaten. Because of this fact,'during any period whoa conservation, ot meat la desirable, an equal consumption of fish will pro-Tide an eqtilvalent supply ot protein. Many kinds ot tish are also like meat in containing fat. The proportion varies considerably -with different varieties. Thus the flesh ot the cod contains leas than 1 per cent, (the fat being largely In cod liver), whereas the flesh of saimon has nearly 13 per cent, of fat. As an average, It may be -said that fish contalna about 14 pisr cent. fat.. . Despite the tact that fish eontains less tat than the flesh ot land anl-, mals, many Investigators maintain that It is at least comparable to meat^ fts a source ot bodily vigor. Fish might not be quite so indispensable A food-as meat to persons "whose, work requires extreme physical exertion; but, on the other hand, it Is preferable in the case of persons of eedentary habits, for Uie reason that lisb does- not impose a:heavy task �pon the kidneys in the elimination Of uric "acid from the system. The total value ot tbe American tlsU crop, including Alaska and the Insular possesBlons, js probably .'�150,-000,000 at tie present time, though the latest official figures put the total at 1125,000,000. The fact, however, that a portion, ot these llgures repro-gonts the output prior to the advance In prices resulting from the war seems to justify and estimate ot approxl-.mately 1150,000,000 a� the value nf the TInlted States output at tho present time. This total ot �1CO,000,OUO vaiiie' p'f the fish .crop ' CaiiadR; Great Britain, $b,t)0O,d()b; Prpce^, � $33,000,000; I Russia (jn 1911)" 150,-' 000,00�; Germany $111,000,000; Scan:' ainavlan ataies, $25,000,000, and .Japan IM.oob.&ob. - There is a heavy .penalty tor failure to register. Don't forget that Saturday is the day. Did you register to-day? Plenty of time yet. The booths are open till tan -oiclock. : Austriani will for the next six weekj, mostly on salads. Pass the mustard, please. ' Those proposed' -stampede street railway remind us of .Mr. Fln-negan's "on agin, 6ft agin/.' July 22 to'2tth-marie the dates in red on your cia.endar and attend the Le'.hbrldge fair and lilauji-ec^e. Coaldale farmers who Toted tor the dry law didn't expect It to be so bone dry as" it seems to be li that region. A Red Deer man has been arrested tor bigamy. Any man who tries that itunt has his nerve In these days ot the ^. C. ot L. All women will get an opportunity to go to the polls, on Saturday. ;., A fine chance to get their hand In, even though they have to tel'K their ages, whlob, we admit, is'a veryj:mean advantage to takp of the dear ladles. Prcflident Gompera ot the American Federation of Labor, who has done so much to create In the minds ot ftls; fellqwnjen In the States a^esire'to have la'Jjor do Its. foil ahar� in the war, has bqen re-elected, rShowlng that hTs course has the support ot tho union men who look to him .for guidance. Meanwhile, workers in Austria are etriWng by the hundred IhousandB. Austria Is fighting for Prussian bondage while Uncle Sam is fighting with the Allies for tho liberty tor which labor unions stand. SIR THOS. WHITE.i BACK FROM U. S. Ottawa, June 22.-Sir Thomai White, who has returned tr^tri Waihlnofoh;' I'rt''tftfe�'eb'&'rse-of-'ari Interview expresscid :htms�lf aa-bejng well satisfied with the re-ailit of his trip to NA/afhlngton. The minister announced' tftaK he (lad .l)�en aiale to imake certain 'flnanc^r^rrangemehtt'which will iiava a heloful effect. The Postal and Western Union Telegraph Company have agreed to let their workers organizo. All New York stores selling food have been ordered to close at S p.m. by the Federal Food Hoard. Bcpresentatlvp Kahn inserts that the U. S. army-in Franod by the end of the year will total 1,500,000. At Rossland bacon has now got up to tiO cents a pound and the bakers expect It to go still higher. Mrs. McKella^, .who was about 73 years of ago, and horn in Oxford County, Ontario, is dead. Tho day of tho vice-regal visit to Barrle was marked by a fire which did damage to the extent of $S0,000. W. E. Reed, wanted by the Victoria police on a charge of bigamy,' has been arrested at Red Deer, Alta., and will be taken there to stand trial. A Tombs "trusty" asserts that Franz von Rlntelen, German spy, tried to enlist his aid in a plot to escape jail. Al. Hitchcock, member of tho Cleveland School Board, has been sentenced to a ten year term for espionage at Toledo, 0. A farmer ot Peel county died, and a veterinary surgeon is suffering from the effects ot anthrax which has been discovered in that section. St. Andrew's College will be quartered in tho Knox College buildings on July 1. pending the erection ot the former's buildings at York Mills. Rev. Dr. A. B. Chambers and Mrs, Chambers celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at their home in Toronto. Federal authorities have seized the western gra"lhg estate of the late Henry .Miller, ot San Francisco, valued at $40,000,000 to collect $6,000,-000 overdue iitconi^ tax. Three men arfdj! l -a , taken into custcAiy! ^t New York, and accused of stealing from munitions pla^lki t|ifqu^lipoJ jt ijp/ jiountry, plans BAPTISTS ELECT ra�e� flnRncl$*b'^. that the ^clty eoh60!s"\yin Swifr&^jpon i-iu SepiemWcr uiil^s's. a ,whol� %^?;,6i.l)60plo'^eV '� raOTo on at paying'seliool-thxes;  Canada's trade Uecrciaacd more th'Rii $92,000,000 In tho first two months;'ot the. fiscal yeat*, (April' iind May)' as compiu-ed with .!iibrkiMl.wiip:.of.. Alpxan.di!!'. Galbralth, pro.^lnfcial superiiitondent of: Jairs; paased.-away\in 13dnionton after :an'lUnesii of over a yeaV's' duration, �' ^ i ��V.'..- ' ' ,� -:. � J?biiVi6BQCl^I'qhaire, .ki'e itjtEiiy''tV-bB created;lnjthe.IacuUy'',ot m'olUctiie ^of tho UfllVfSr^ltS: ot 'Toi;.onlo',''.Jn',CQh'p4c� tlon wlthi the endowment reported recently. An immense carnival, to bo known Rt tho Seattle Girls' Victory Carnival, will be given at the Naval Training camp at Seattle, during the week ot July 23-27. Private Wendell, a mental patient at the military hospital threw himself in front of train No. 9-1 of tho Grand Trunk, near Unionville, Toronto, and was instantly killed.  Bight hundred volumes ot "Tho Finished Mystery" wont up in smoke In Nelson, B.C., In the city incinerator. The books were in three trunks which were unclaimed at the railway offices there. Fifteen ladies ot the Military Service Committee are on voluntary duty at Niagara camp for one week at a time, and at Petawawa the Pembroke ladies, to about the same number, render similar service, ' Charles Boyce, manager and part owner ot the Prince Albert Trading company, and his son Stanley, aged five, were killed when their automobile capsized over a 12-toot embankment, about two miles east ot the city on the Colleston road. The most curious club that ever was formed '.saw its organization on i April 24th, It is called the Canadian Officers' Club, and the address is (12, Utrechtetratt, Scheveningen. Holland, The members � are tho'se officers who were taken by the Germans at Ypre^" In April, 1915.. ? WOULD BE INAPPROPRIATE vlnf B.MRBlAi.p(.ith^ lat6'.u-ircMtioth, .l)r)nfegld^iVt;, Jlov. u;. "Mi,': trh,6aiho�i VJcg-m-osTd^Ut; and lA'i W: Waj;d'( ^ecrofftry-jrO'is'iirnr. " > 'uywty tl'ciiiaB.'',.: . �. ' Asvn ! plodgoot tl eiriloyaUy to tlie, ^Mllcd cjausb,' tfto'to lo'i'jifte"revolution was passed 'todaV;'; "jlVlinreas each day Bei'vea to' :eorp)'co nnd-contlrin :0JU?-boUui In thOirlgh'toouail'eas oE the iiXMoA Cau^o, Ije 'dt (resolved^-triat. wo' as a cjiurch roii'mf' ''�ft)i-;ild(titloiiul ijoal iill !th'e. loyaltle8r)d.e'maniled by (rue patriotism,' nnd 'jjTothie .our as.slBtun('.o' to'a last BBCtlfrc!e',tliut|Our,iirmlo.s may .bo, sustalnrfd tor that-day-'of vlctojy which sh.ill- will 'i^dr'the' World tho _ri^BhttuL llltertic.s-^r ;mA^^^^^ " " ' ,"Rurai Chiurchea; : -In. Viei^''6f tli'e" dopTpi^i'^^o case ot .so-ninny--ntral clnirchos, "ft-'-was re--solve4 that. the. earnest atto\jtioji of 4he"convontl6nMie'.called to tho' no-' i fccBfcity : of'ii gOjidrbUB �.loiihiug .of. or ' otticcwisB i)i;Qvifli.iiir.:.bx ijbio to; I do so, ot cars. Or mot^orcycles,' to preachers who nilglit be in a position to cover a corliiln territory. A resolution recognizing tho excellent work of tho irallant soldiers in France, was also paHScd. Regret Resignation An expression of ro.^rct was made in Iho form of a re.solutioii. al the loss ot Miss C. Whiteside as head of the girls' department at Brandon Collogo. Quelph; Out., June 22,-llov. ,?, )p, G. Palmer, yesterday rocoiv-oda letter from lion. Guthrie, > �80Ii(;itor-KDnornl of Canada, in l"?; .wJiIC^i jMf. Olithrlo .exproaaca , doiiV-s as to tho logullty of ? '-such-a meeting." *,'��', : ? : � �.> > � INSURANCE BE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS HOT WEATHER. INSURE NOW There is no, saving in'delay. Only reliable companies represented. R.V. Gibbons & Company Phone 1191. Balmoral Block COING UP ATNOBLEFORO iFiom Our Own Correspondent) Nobleford. June 21.-The work on the new bank building is now proceeding apace and tho contractor expects to have the root on this week end. The bank officials hope to be in and ail in working order by the end of July. Mr. N. J. Noble has been a business visitor here'from Montana this week. The Rev. Mr. Rice, who travels in the interesta of the Robertson's (College, ot Edmonton, was in the ore district on Wednesday and Thuraday, Small Fire. A small fire occurred at the stables of Mr. Morgenson on Monday. It appears that some children were playing with matches and of course tho inevitable .happened. The blaze was soon extinguished witli some buckets of water as there hapjjened- to be good helriers right at hand.; ' ,'I'he K. P. Lodge here havo arranged" a'special p'rogram tor Dominion Day. Generally our people all ,'go away fof that holiday, but this yfcar an effort will be made to keep them at home. The sports, which will �^a held in the afternoon, will consist..of egg and spoon race, ladies nail driving cont|s), wheel barrow race, gentlemen and -ladles, 'three legged race, potato race, sack race, obstacle race, races for children between the ages ot 6 and 16, old men's race, oyer 40. slow "(idtjpniotjile race for Fords, 4 cylinder cars and cylinder csire, tug of war, football match in costume, ladies vs gents, baby show. Refro'sh-raents w-111 bo served by tho Red Cross ladles and -a rest room for ladles will also be prpvlded In the; K. P. hall. In the evening the D.O.K.K. team will put degree work, 12 tyros havo already sent In their names l,o walk the burning sands, etc. There will he a parade In Main street and all tho neceaaary animals from I>eth-brldgo will be present. The Women's Institute held their usual meeting' at the home of Mrs, Noble last Tliursday, a good atten-danQo ot members beluK prosent and routine bUHlnees being put through. On Wednesday we had u visit from Mr. Craig, the Deputy .Ministor '*.6f Agrlculluro, )4� yiM having a loiJk over the district to see the condltlou �of tlip cijuji^,.Froni whfit.iie hii,h e'Jtf'i %''fh'ar''aatVth6 crop' prespeets' here '-wer�-ar:'good,-If not" better, tHsn wjut Uigs,Aj)Dew �-IP - ba. In.., other dliitfjefs^ ljBHntp)idB,-c()mli1g ddwn at thii,.i in. Nc Colleetion St. Cyprian's Church Car. Iltn Streat arid Ith Ava. Seutk Rev. Canon W. V. McMlllen, B,A. Rector Matln�-11 a. m. Sunday Schoal ml Bible. Claaaea, 3 p.m. ' . . BVBNSONO 7.30 p.m, . Hety Communion-lat and 3rd Sua- days at 8.00; 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11 a.Tn. eaptlam-4th Sundaya at 4 p.m. BAPTIST First Baptist Church Cor. 3rd Ave. and 9th St. S. Rev. C. Baker, Pi>tor Services at 11 a,m, and 7.30 p.m. Sunday School at 12 a.m. Baptisms at tho close ot the evening serylcQ. All Welcome Christian Church Cor. 3rd Ave. and Bth St. 3. Oliver L. Curtis, Pastor 612 Seventh Street South -Phone 602 Preaching at 11.30: Subject, "Strenat,h for Ever:^day."-in tho evehiiig Christian Endeavor at 6.45. . The !t!hlldrcn'a Day Program will bo rendered In place of the preaching service iii-tho-evening. SALVATION ARMY CHRISTADELPHIANS Meet in the Moose Hall, IJiginbptham Block. Entrance 5th St. and 2nd Ave, South. ^ Sundays at 10 a.m.: To Break Broad in Remembrance ot tho Lord's Death, and at 7.30 p.m.: To Proclaim,the Glad Tidings ot tl\e Kingdom otGod.^ Siibject: ','The ^ign of'tha.-QiMnlng^of \the'9on (?f;~M^n."; , .H&"':^f-i,i';;i',.^ Adj. and Mra, Hamilton, offlcera In charge. Sunday, 11 a.m., 3 and 7.30 p.m, Sunday School, 3 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday, 8 p,bi. Tuesday,- 7.30 p.m., Cor.p. Cadets, .. Wednesday, 2 p.m., llomo League, 8 p.m,: Lite Saving Scouts and Guards The Citadel Band in attendances, Sunday and Thursday. Sorvlcos. t Everybody Welcome Wedtiesda'y.'fit'S,;p',.m.,.:pii)% qijCkk ; �All'-(8eaj�: Fi^^.-v>H-^f�.'-YNo.f^ MoWT^i i;E:5MlB^IDqE,-pasl^^fiviii#o,Jli9,Tffif(.Ji|^ li'.ed.'CluUstlah .Sc4o>>co'/Ut()m^ro may be read, borrowed of purchased. The public Is cordlfvlly Invited to attend the church services, also' to visit tho roadlils room. FARMERS You know that rain at this time of .the year, oftor a continued apeli ot hot, dry weather. Is almost Invariably accompanied by Hail. This has been shown by tho recent Hall Storms In North-Eastern Saskatchewan. DO NOT DELAY Bo wise. Protect your Cropg right away In the strongest British Company licensed In tho Wci'tern Canadian Hull Field. HAIL INSURANCE I'-rt-cognized as one of the ex-ponsoH of li'armlng, and you arc (niy running un uiini'uoHiiHry risk in putting off gouing covcr- Wo want' your biislneM and give you In exchange Service and Security Wo are Local Agents for the Employers Liability Assurance CORPORATION, illMITKO .; Winnipeg Fire ' UNDERVVRltErt'O AGENCY ';,aiuV other pirst Class Hall Iiisur-iiiilo Qo;i,ipanle8,;an(^ can cover -ryOu'pf^iymijtly.-.....- ;MCAlii^l^HQiiiE^j^(\; WRITE J^iHUR wItIhell .^�;.';-'7.,-74;(;q. : , Phone 449 Conybeare Block LETHBRIDGE And .Jit Vulcan 17361563 ;