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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD Xetbbri&ge, Blbctta 3 A I LY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: t)ally. delivorcd. per week......10 Daily, delivered per year ......$300 Daily, by mail, per year.........SJ.00 Weekly, by mail, per year......$1.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..$2.00 1252 1224 TELEPHONES Business Office ........... Editorial Oflleo ........... W. A. Buchanan President and .Managing Director John Torrance � - Business Manager Dates nf expiry ot subscriptions appear daily on address label. Acceptance of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue the subscription. Your King and Country Need You Right Now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Though local disorders continue, the Situation in Russia in the main is satisfactory, antf the outlook bright for a resumption of offensive movements by her troops on all fronts. The discussion is being resumed in England over the matter of air reprisals on Germany, and it is pointed out that the allies a?e not in a position to divert airships from their vital ^ork on the battle fronts to conduct air reprisals on Germany. These may be undertaken, it Is hinted, when the American aviators In large numbers have joined the allied forces. Repeated German attacks on the Western front at various points have broken down. Artillery fighting is characterizing the operations on this front at present. and Saskatchewan had the Dominion authorities, when they were mapping the boundaries of the new provinces, drawn the dividing lino cast and west instead of north and south. The problems of Southern Alberta and Southern Saskatchewan, ho said, are more noarly one than those of Southern Al-j berta and northern Alberta, or south-cm Saskatchewan and northern Saskatchewan.- "The climatic conditions east and west, the soil conditions and various other reasons were ndvnnced by lilm for his argument. We would not accuse Mr. Marnoch of being a secessionist where Edmonton is concerned. There is a lot of sense In his suggestion. Of course it is too late to mend it now, if we would, but the opinion expressed is interesting in view of the recent action of the New Brunswick legislature looking to a conference of the maritime provinces in the interest of closer unity and probably union of three into one. So far as The Herald is concerned we are pretty well satisfied with Alberta as it is. There have been times when Edmonton was rather prone to 1 overlook Southern Alberta, as in 1914. There have been other times when Ca'gary was too much obsessed the other way and considered us an appendage of that city-as in 1915 and 1916. of course. But Southern I Alberta has forced recognition in the J past two years arid we are going to I get better .treatment in the future | from the provincial government. Po-I minion "government and the railways, i Sunny [Southern Alberta is ell right. There would.be something lacking if a change were made and we had to crffl it Sunny Southern Saskatchewan. The name doesn't just tit. � * * � + ? ? ? ? ? Made in Canada. CARDSTON PREPARES An exchange believes that the recognition in Russia that the future of democratic institutions everywhere is the stake for which the war continues to be /ought, and that her desertion would be a betrayal ot the principles for which the Russian people have struggled so long against such fearful odds, will go far to harness her scattered energies for the performance ,ot tho heavy tasks which confront her. Of the recent election in Alberta, the Halifax Chronicle is moved to say: The triumph won by the Stfton government in the provincial elections in Alberta must be highly gratifying not only to Liberals in that far western province, but to the friends of progress and democratic reform throughout tho Dominion. It is Indicative of the strength of Liberalism in the west. The first parliament elected after Alberta wbb created Into a separate province was overwhelmingly Liberal. The standing of the parties has varied somewhat since 1905, but Liberalism shows no Bign ot waning. Tho standing of tho parties, as now estimated, will bo about the same as It was In the last legislature, namely, 38 Liberals to 18 Conservatives. Tho election was notablo in one respect, as tho first genoral election hold In Canada in which women polled their votes, and it' is, we think, a happy augury fpr Liberalism and democratic progress in Canada that the government which made woman's suffrage a feature of its policy has been so handsomely returned. (From Our Own CorresoonOent) Cardston, June 22.-The Dominion Day committee met with the general or central committee in the town council chamber on Thursday evening with Mayor W. E. Pitcher in the chair. The financing of the various parts of the big celebration was discussed at length and took up most ot the time. The sports committee was reorganized and Chas. Cheesemen made chairman. It was also voted to celebrate July 2 and 4 instead of the third, because of the big Indian demonstration on July 2 and 3 at the Blood Indian reservation. The opinion was voiced that many people would go there if the weather was good and that a large crowd could be had here on the fourth. All committees reported progress. The jumble sale committee, J. A. Hammer, chairman, was added to by some six members as many of those at first selected were going away during the holidays. Three will be a morning programme on July 2 of speeches and music and sports on the town square for the' youngsters especially, with a big baseball game and the jumble sale. For the fourth there will also be baseball, horso races and the completion of the jumble sale. A full list of the events will appear later. Fire at Hill Spring The farm home of G. W. Hendrlck-son south ot Hill Spring had a narrow escape from destruction last week. Wm. Hendrickson had just returned from tho river with several barrels of water when a fire was discovered in one of the room of the upper story of the houBo. By good hard work and tho fortunate poBsesBion of the water just hauled the flames were extinguished and only the one room and contents damaged. The loss is about two hundred dollars; insurance was carried. A Pretty Wedding Friday evening was the occasion of the marriago of Jas. D. Quinton and Miss Bernlco Woolt at tho homo ot tho bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Woolf, Cardston. There were some fifty guests present, immediate relatives of the bride and groom. Fred Quinton supported tho groom and Miss Luclllo Woolf the bride. The ceremony was performed by Rov. S. WIIIiamB. The young couple will havo tho best wishes of their many friends In this corner of the south country as both aro widely known as two of Card-stone's boat young people. They will reside on the Quinton brothers' (arm, just south of town, whero Messrs. Fred J. and Jas. D, Quinton have been successful for tho past live years. AUCTION SALE Farm Stock and Implements TO BE OFFERED FOR SALE AT LOT 16-11-22, TWO MILES NORTH AND FIVE MILES EAST OF NOBLEFORD ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27th AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP, THE FOLLOWING: HORSES-6 mares, from 4 to 8 years old, 1200 to 1500 lbs.; 2 geldings, 7 and 8 years old, 2700 lbs.; 1 filly, 2 years old; 1 mulo, 7 years bid. CATTLE-1 choice cow, milking; 1 calf, 4 months old. HOGS-S brood sows; 1 Berkshire boar; 6 store hogs; 41 young pigs, 3 to 6 weeks old. POULTRY--40 hens; 50 young chickens. IMPLEMENTS-1 nearly new Cockshutt cultivator; 1 nearly now Van Brunt pressed Drill; 1 Van Brunt single disc drill; 1 shoo drill; 1 set of in and out throw discs; 1 set of iron harrows; 1 12-inch grinder, in good repair; 1 fanning mill; 1 mower; 1 hay rake; 1 CockBhutt sulky plow, with stubble and brakes; 1 14-inch Emerson gang; 1 12-horse power; 1 team sleigh; 1 wagon and rack; 1 Case engine, 25-45; 1 American Aboil separator, 40-64. Complete household goods; 1 Helntzman piano, nearly new, in good repair, and numerous other articles. TERMS CASH on all goods excepting the engine and separator which are 25 per cent, cash and balance on easy terms. Everything will be sold as the proprietor has sold his farm. J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer JOHN WEIGHAND, Proprietor E. ENGLISH, Clerk WE WAVE IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE SHIPMENT THE FOLLOWING GRATES 32 h.p. Reeves. 32 h.p. Case. 30-36 h.p. Rumely. GEARS 32 h.p. Reeves, bull and clutch pinions. Master and Intermediate gears. 32 h.p. Case, bull and clutch pinions. Master gears, two and four arm oplder. We are now In a position to deliver castings every four days. G. KISCHEL Lessee of the Lethbrldge Iron Works. IN8URE NOW You cannot afford to gamble. We have always received fair settlements promptly from the company we are ,repre*entlng. Alberta Securities Balmoral Block Lethbrldge Hail Insurance Hail Insurance is easy to get and a good thing" to have in case of loss by hall, it is a protection that no farmor who raises grain can afford to bo without. We represent Companies who havo the cash on hand to pay all claims tor hall loss when claims are adjusted, prompt and satisfactory settlements. Cash or note payment accepted for premium. II. GALVIN Room 7, McDonald Block Lethbrldge' - Alberta Traction Engine REPAIRS We are. well equipped to handle all kinds of repair work on either steam or gas tractors. Only high class work leaves our shop, and we will quote you prices that are right." NIVEN BROS. 21S First Ave. S. Phone 1732 SECURITY :: SAFETY :: SERVICE Farmers Fire& Hail Insurance Co Is what you have been waiting for. It is what we have all been waiting for.-A company ow(ned and controlled by the farmers of Alberta. Organized to give us the service we are entitled to and to keep our money at home. Secure your hall protection early by obtaining a policy. In' The Farmers Fire & Hail Insurance Co. HEAD OFFICE, ALBERTA BLOCK, LETHBRIDQE "Do Business In Your Own Crowd." SECURITY :: SAFETY :: SERVICE A Working Demonstration of the Big Bull Tractor will be given at the EXHIBITION GROUNDS TOMORROW (Tuesday) from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Everyone welcome to come and sec the "BULL WITH THE PULL" do its work and have its many exclusive features explained. We claim that it is the simplest, strongest and best light tractor made and only wish to prove it by showing you. You are also invited to call and see us at our office, No. 5 Macdonald Block at jail times. ^'Tak^hc'*&cd Line car any time on Tuesday and'sec a real tractor working. HAIL INSURANCE In selecting a Company to place your, Hall Insurance with, there are two important things to consider. First, the financial responsibility of the Company; second, their reputation for prompt and satisfactory adjustments. Such an Investigation will show the BRITISH CROWN at a leader. Don't take a chance. Let us place it In the British Crown. R. V. Gibbons & Co. PHONE 1191 BALMORAL BLOCK Hail I nsurance � Now is the time to place your hall Insurance. It will coat you no less one month hence. . Your crop this year will undoubtedly be the most valuable you have ever raised, therefore, you should take no chances. 8elect a reliable company. Our company has been doing business for over eighty year* AND IS THOROUGHLY; RELIABLE 8EE US NOW Wilson & Skeith . GENERAL INSURANCE OFFICE: GROUND FLOOR 8HERLOCK BLDQ. PHONE'1343 POLICIES ISSUED IN OUR OFFICE GIVING IMMEDIATE COVERING. IF NECESSARY WE CAN COVER YOU BY PHONE. ; INCLUDED IN THE A8SETS OF OUR COMPANY,ARE Dominion War Loan Debentures, $13,0,000.00 ;