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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRfDOR DAlLt HKRALD JUNE 1918 PrtfMeters and fMt LITHBRIOQK HERALD PRINT INQ LIMITtt US Street Lethbrldfje President and Managing Director fftfcn Torrance Busineu Manager TSLKPHONES Business Office Mttorfel Office 1114 Subscription Rateai per Week per year by par year by per year by per year to Dates ot expiry of subscriptions tear dally on address Accept ance of papers date U oar authority to continue the sub THE PROGRESS OF THE Having defeated the purposes ot thfl Austrian and checked ad vance in every the Italians their allies have now accomplish ed a counter offensive which has re in a disaster for the They have been forced back across the Plave and are in full retreat in They are being harass ed on all sides by the allied end the reports this morning aro to the effect that the disaster to the en emy has been This wholesale defeat will undoubt edly bring affaiirs in Austria to an acute Already the government has and strikes are growing On the western front the Germans attempted an attack yesterday the lines held by Italian and other The attack was a com plete THE SPECULATOR AND PUBLIC An Ottawa dispatch concerning th eale by the Government of publi lands in future says On the recommendation of the min ister of the an orderincoun cil has been passed making new re gulations governing thesale of pub lie lands in Western They provide that there ehall be no sale to one person ot an area o land in excess of one and lane must not be sold until a valuation has been placed upon it by a competen officer the department after a per sonal All land will be sole sold at npset determined on the basis of At least 3 daye notice must be given of all pub lie This is a move in right direc But it does nof go far enough The plan as outlined will deal a blow to the but if it were made to include a recent recommen dation of the Lethbridge Board of that public lands must be brought under cultivation within a reasonable time after purchase un der penalty of reverting to the Gov it would hit the nail on the we are glad to see that the Government at Ottawa has seen fit to provide the above regu SMALL MUNICIPALITIES NEED FIRE Almost daily for the past two weeks the Canadian Press wires have carried reports of fires which nearly wiped out little towns in the The Calgary Herald is constrained to remark that it is a peculiar thing that prosperous little towns have paid so little attention in the past to provid ing adequate fire The case ot Warner the other night should impress on the smaller towns of Southern Alberta the necessity of doing more in the way of fire protec The loss of worth of blnldings and stock by fire in these days is a serious Not only Is the material loss serious but the fact that labor and material muet be provided for reconstruction Js a ser ious factor in these days when all labor should be employed as far as possible on war It seeme to The Herald that the fire underwriters might do much good by a campaign of education In the smaller communities In the matter of ifflra Much anight also be done to provide cheaper firefighting Motor apparatus has done much for fire protection during the past few but generally it is outside the pocketbooks of the small Perhaps if the fire under writers would appeal to Henry Ford he might provide something cheaper which would serve the HEAT WAVE AFFECTS CITY Is there something in the hot weather ot this spring and summer which is affecting the municipal au thorities of Alberta and causing them to break out in new places Had the malady been confined to Lethbridge might not have but Calgary has been that It Is somethlg out of the The new malady takes the form of violence ot theflart of municipal of ficials towards the press of the The contributing cause seems to be that the nesjspnpers dare to criticize the members of the city We admit that It Is leso majeste and all and It seeme stinnge that the newspapers should be guilty of a crime so To show how a few of the Calgary aldermen con sider the action of lowbrow odllors in criticizing them we have only to append a resolution offered at Friday evenings session of the city council of that Whereas it is the fooling of this council that eome of the recent edi torials in our city press regarding municipal quitters and members of this council have been insolent in ucnhnritable in spirit and un true In And whereas this council believes that such villiflca tlon of public servants and misrepres entation of public matters will have the unfortunate effect of hindering selfrespecting persons from undertak ing the duties of public and also causing unnecessary and serious suspicion among which in turn may make them careless of their public responsibilities it bo that this council register Its protest agalns the action of some of the city editor in disparaging regarding th council without and ii discussing public affairs without hav ing accurate knowledge of the facts and further that we suggest to th city editors that we would expec them to realize that the duties of pub Ho life are onerous enough In them selves without the addition of un undeserved and unkin It is only a pity that the aldermen commissioners and others who giv voice to euch maudlin do no live in The Kaiser has th scheme that would appeal to them Editors who dare to express an opin ion or publish criticism are throw into Newspapers are suppressec The people take what is handed t them and havent a word to Llf in Germany is a nice pleasant pas time with a few autocrats doing th thinking for the The peo pie arent supposed to have minds o their Probably they are no sufficiently informed to be in a pos tion to criticize as th motion of the Calgary alderman in phrase which has a fami liar sound in our We fee sorry for the poor also th ignorant Seven thousand Yale men are a Lemon was sworn In a Postmaster of John formerly o died In Now merchantmen are Hkel to be named after A new daily afternoon newspape for Windsor is being Fire swept through and did Sask did yon register that isnt the new C hotel going up on Gait Gardens Dont forget the dates of the Leth bridge Amalgamated July 22 to To the victors belong the but the have learned that it is first necessary to be the Bennett is determined that he will keep in the Tom Tweedie isnt the whole show Mooae Jaw is asking whether its name really contributes to its pro We really cant Moose Jaw might ask Medicine The Americans will have an army of a million in France within a And during the past three months the Huns have lost almost that number of The day is soon com ug when the Hun boast of numerical superiority will be at an Then a different tale will be Considering that he was asked to acate his position as vicepresident of District 18 a few years he appointment of Jones as as sistant to the local commissioner in charge of coal mining operations In his district does seem passing The Calgary Albertan has increased ts subscription to per an In these days of the high cost T everything else It is hard to under land how the newspapers have been ble to keep down their prices as they The Albertan It taking the only oglcal and no doubt Us lead will be followed by many other dailies n the The cost of supplying he war news these daye is a feature f newspaper publishing about which ha public hardly seems to be It has been a favorite argument on he part of some of the city eommis ioners in the past to accuse The Herald of hurting the city by reports n municipal The following rom the Had Deer Advocate U the esult of an official advertisement of lie city The Red Line car will collect double lares during the ays of tha July 2lnd to j Doesnt it always seem that he visitors are the ones to be over barged We wonder if the same Ule will apply to other accommoda lon the It is one way of giv ng people a welcome that suems to e In favor with moat cities ou similar Sixteen hundred election posts 1 New York State are to be given t Three convicts escaped from Nasl by commandeering Varsar graduates are asking Pre sident Wilson to grant military ran to Whitman has demanded clem ency to three New Yorkers convicte of Washington is encouraging the con struction of small wooden ships fo private citizens who became of age 1 the past twelve months have registe ed to the number of Four hundred thousand tons o steel has been assigned for frelgh car construction across the A new shellloading operate by the Bethlehem Steel was open ed on Egg Harbor Michael lock tender o was drowned at For Percy Sidney Township dropped dead while working in h fathers of Hamilton Is the new president of the Nationa Council of The death occurred in Calgary o Julia an old timer o that New York as a whole is tak ing up the question of coal supplj and 29 pure bred pigs were delivered tc the different members of the Boys and Girls Hog Club in Red Atlantic coastwise steame crews are flemanding more money on account of the submarine The industries board is con sidering the advisability of reclaim ing junked to obtain more metal for The establishment of a public whipping post in the Madison Count Court House Is dia couraging local WillysOverland decided to accept the wage scale compromise made by the company and returned to When their launch sank in the St Marys Roy of the was and his compan on narrowly A twoyearold son of and Mrs 5eorge of was acci dentally drowned in a cistern about which he was Lambton Countys oldest Orange who joined the order at 18 attended a recent ceie 22nd annual meeting of the Brant and Oxford County Baptist Associa ion opening in Calvary Church at a returned sol has been appointed to the posi ion of Division Court Clerk at Sault Lightning struck the elevator at the station at in Hope some cattle were It Is the intention of the Yorkton mto Club to endeavor to carry the 11yellow route through to Saskatoon tils Calder considers that uildlng ehould be placed amqng the referred industries across the bor Another of gold has been eceived in New York from t is staled more is to fol Twenty army tanks have made a trial run over semiimpass ble southern roads of 705 miles In our Prohibition as a national benefit is rged by IJevan of ow president of the American Medi al Osrar noted philan has expressed his willing ness for nomination an nonpartisan nominee for Presbyterians across tlie border plan to raise a fund in the next semidecade to strengthen church work after the Hollliiger orisoHclfited Uold Mines Is providing gold at the rate of six million dollars work with profits of about three million dollars There are now men engaged In shipbuilding In the Paddock has been ap pointed Chief of the Air The United States derives annually from liquor A new cap is being Issued to forces PttUburg steel plants expect to be able to meet war demands In All commercial clubs across the border are being mobilized for war Liquor men in Now York State are anxious for the right to employ bar Observance of the food regulations by picnic lawn is insisted on by the Food Porcupine Gold Camp is producing gold at the rate of over an or every 24 New Yorks residents are limited to a twopound sugar purchase at any one The United States ij negotiating for the entire merchant marine of Den Over a billion dollars has been spent on new army buildings In the past Seventy disloyal draftees have been removed from the Fort Sheridan Teaching of German has been bar red in public schools in tho district of A large deposit of nickel and cop per oro is reported in the Eardley near James aged a resi dent of Stratford for twentyeight is Milk has dropped another naif a cent in price in It ig now ll cents a 4 Ten officers and nine hundred men left the Niagara camp for the Bast for further First Institute for Eastern Ontario of the Rural Community Life Move ment has been held at German sailors interned in the Southern are being utilized in agricultural New York health officials announce that nine per of the Ice sold is dangerously Armour the Chi cago pack are issuing another bonds to handle war William for the past 19 years chief of police of passed away alter a few days Miss Bridget aged of Richmond was struck by a south bound Metropolitan car and almost in stantly Montreal City Council decided that the additional realty taxfor the cur rent year shall be 35c on each Joseph Henry of Elora hanged himself In an ablution room at Cartings Heights Lon He had been homesick and des ITALIANS TURN tmn celved with Its lament regarding floods In the observers hero saw In It an Intention to pro pare the people ot the Central Powers for bad Comment In some quarters hers assumes that the defeat on the Plave will hnve an Important influence on operations on the west it Doing supposed that the aim of the Central Powers In the offensive was to destroy the Italian power of resistance so that the Austrian nrmy might be trans ferred to Insisted on of the prin cipal of the recent visit to Germany of Dnron the Austro Hungarlan foreign was to obtain consent for an Indefinite post ponement the Austrian the correspondsnt of the Daily Mail at Anne on FrancoSwiss says he learns from an un impeachable Baron Burlan pointed out that fail ure of the drive in conjunction with the threatening food problem and race question might lead to the gravest internal even but if Austria were permitted to re main on the the bread sit uation might be tided It is insisted that an Immediate Austrian offensive was necessary to relieve the Western front and to rehabilitate Austria with the German Cruelly Harass Italian Sunday After June the Associated harassed by steady and accurate artillery compelled to face bayonet attacks by the Ital constantly bombed by allied avi flying low in defiance of machine gun and the Aus hard lighting constantly with the Local coulter fttacks have been launched without regard for losses against the allies otiaho Montello Pla teau but have been everywhere broken by the grswlto resistance Interposed to the foe8 The crest of the Plate niver flood paused but the falling wa ters came tea late to relieve the posi tions of the The iflood went 18 above the low water Along the Plave Italian proa sure has been The tired enemy has given no rost al the fighting has been Intermit owing to the fact that neither Bide has been to see more than 50 yards through the heavy bushes and tall swnmp grass growing In the Her6le The deeds ot the Italians In the fighting Cargo east of the are recalled by the repeated examples of valor and en durance shown in the present strug With the Italian armies along the front there 6nly atom intention to do or There is no effervescent no victory chants but a re alization that harder fighting may yet The word Plave Is being written In bloodred letters on Austrian Maid a sweat stained Italian officer who has been fighting every day for a week with scarcely any rest except for Friday and Saturdays lull in the mighty con test for the banks of the We the shouting until Austrias plunder is de 70 year old Deputy who his time as an tramping to and fro among the telling them that victory is the one way to secure Behind the lines the population is there being fow re moil lutcloua fintit to make Adams California Fruit Chewing Cm a real treat If you value even IB to priced a make you eel Pranlnmllr In Item AIM ADAMS TUTTI MUTTI GUM ADAMS Pure Chewing folia CRYSTAL DAIRY MILK Represents an Attention to the Most Careful Sanitary Requirements It is clarified and bottled under the most sanitary It is critically watched from farm to and is right when you get Youll find it the most nourishing food for children and grown Pasteurized milk keeps sweet longer than raw Every bottle of our milk is deliciously creamy and Use it exclusively whenever milk is requir edrfor cooking or While youre thinking of call Phone 1576 and leave your order to have it delivered CRYSTAL DAIRY PHONE 1576 A HAMMERING Awv AT IREMUOOt DOCKS Naval Airmen Art KMrflril tusy With trugee and Ortend DOOM June Admiralty tonight Issued the following official communication dealing with aviation by the naval branch ot the air ler vlce During the period from June 17 to 18 naval airmen during the night and day bombed the Bruges the Ostend the DoniflWostrem and Marlnaelter air dromes Labnigeoise the Thor out railway Junction and railway sid ings at Pierre Approximately 16 tons of bombs Were dropped with good Attacks also were made with bombs and stnnll arms on enemy ship Two direct hits were one on nn enemy torpedo Other bombs fell Police Commissioner Knrlght f Now York advocates elevated roads for auto INSURANCE BE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS HOT WEATHER INSURE NOW There Is no saving in Only reliable companies repre Gibbons Company Phone 1191 Balmoral Block HAIL Experience 1917 THERE WAS PAID FOR HAIL INSURANCE IN SASKATCHEWAN 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 as a good reason Why you should In sure with British America Be safe rat er than sorry and apply now by letter or telephone Nelson and Company 416 Fifth Street Lethbridpe Alberta FARMERS You know that rain at this time of the after a contin ued spell of dry Is almost Invariably accompanied by This has been shown by the recent Hail Storms in North Castern 00 NOT DELAY He Protect your Crops right away in the strongest Brit ish Company licensed in the Western Canadian Hail HAIL INSURANCE l rcognized as one of the ex penses of and you aro c nly running an risk in putting off goulny cover We want your business and give you in exchange Service and Security We are Local Agents or the Employers Liability Assurance LIMITED Winnipeg Fire UNDERWRITERS AGENCY and other First Class Hail Insur ance and can cover you PHONE OR WRITE ARTHUR MITCHELL Phone 449 Block LETHBRIDGE And at Vulcan ;