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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEK THE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, JUNE 25. 1918 DEPLORE ATI i OFTHEW.C. ^rmy and Navy Veterans Pass Resolution-Endorse Work of Y. M. i\ A.  OtUnva. ,1imo iT..- A rcsohnioii deeply deploriiis llic :iftilmli' nUon Uy the W. ('. T. r. iit Ihoir c Diiv.'iiticni n-EanliiiR: tlic spiuliiiR of ri;;an-ltp. prre-eiit and other of the KiniureV wars. The resolution was proposed by President .larvis. who lias the stripes for four years 'serviee in iCtirope An amendment to make the resolution ex-])ressive of the "disfrust of tb.c assoit years, a wealthy The Cardston School Hoard has arranged tlie supply of teachers for tho ensuing year and some four of tbo past years incumbents have arranged for other engagements. Itu- natlve of Toronto. Canada, and one i morlias it that some of the ladles i\re (.f the most active Red Cross workers \ i-lmnglng their names and taking ouo in .New York and London, was found i I'"P'l only. in the water off .Mnrblehead. Jv, Many teas cost more than they are worth; a Jew^teas are fair value: but blue�r1bbon tea vs.. U '.-.-c-.'-ih snore. it costs. The grades assigned thus far sub-I ject to the principal's revision are .Miss Sykes. Grade 1; Misses Archibald and V. Duco, Grade 11, occup.v-ing two rooms: .Miss McCune, Grade HI; .Miss Bissette, Grade IV; Miss I'arrish. Grade V; Miss Anderson, tirade VI: J no. Blaclnnore, U.A., Grade VII; Mr. G. Peterson, Grade VIII; .Mr. Golden Woolf. Grade IX; and the principal, Mr. J. W. Low, Grades X and XI. Mr. Golden Woolf who Is assistant principal also aseists in the work of Grades X and XI. as tho three high school grades are taken by the two teachers. Dominion Day seems to be forgotten in this vicinity as no response was made by tho citizens to the call lor a meeting made by the Mayor. If Cardston does not celebrate it will bo the first time since ISST that no public demonstration has been engaged. The dry weather should not wither up our patriotism. School election tor one trustee is to be held on Wednesday, the 2Gth. Four candidates are nominated. Messrs. C. W. Pickup, J. A. Hammer and Mes-dames C. E. Snow and J. W. Carlson -only one vacancy to fill. James McN'aughton. one of the oldest and wealthiest formers in Vaugh-an township, was taken into the York county police court and charged with shooting at and doing grevious ly body harm to one Forest Bishop, who was reported to be in a critical condition from the bullet wound. -- � �----_i [.^ G Q n ? ? a G b D ARE SO ATTRACTIVE AND COST SO LITTLE FLEET FOOT Shoes are the most stylish Summer shoes you can put on your feet. They are easier and more comfortable, too, and they cost less than any- other, comfort, style and wear considered. % Ask your dealer to show you the "Fleet Foot" line * -the many attractive styles for men, women and children-the most complete line of summer Footwear ever made. None genuine unless stamped " FLEET FOOT " on the sole. The best shoe dealers sell " Fleet Foot " CANADIAN CONSOLIDATED RUBBER CO. Limited HEAD orricB MONTREAL 28 Soviet Branches Iftrouthoul CaHcda 218 MHADI PHONE 1824 C- C ? � > � : A WELCOME HOME �> ? .> ? :>>> > ? : ? : > : vn In Lcthbrldge, having played for tho famous Calllo footbuU team before enlisting. At tho opening of tho social the chairman. Mr. Joseph Miller (who has two sons that voluntarily went with tho first contingent in 1914) spoke ns follows: "Ladies and gentlemen, before stnrt-iiig our program tonight. I would like to say a few words to you. On behalf of Jlrs. Linning I extend to you all a hearty woIcOmo and I hope you wlUJ make yourselves at homo and enjoy yourselves. No doubt you all know this is a social and dance to welcome home Pte. Wm. Linning, who loft n good and happy homo, willingly and voluntarily to do his little bit in Franco and Flanders to save our mothers, wives, daughters and sweethearts from the atrocities and degradations which tho Boast of Berlin and those of the German higher command have heaped on the poor Belgians and Serbians. I believe you will be all with me tonight In giving honor to Pte. Wm. Linning and our brave men, a few of whom I see around me here tonight, who have sacrificed so much on our behalf. Tonight the British army is still undefeated, its spirit Is undiminished, with its back to tho wall and its face to the foe." 1 don't see why we should feel downhearted about the result of tliis struggle: No Goriuan wil lever pass the tired British troops to wreak his infamous will on British homes- He will get there only over their dead bodies. Are we who begot them and bore them less faithful and brave than our sons? This time ot restless uneasiness and suspense is felt by those who are notj engaged upon work directly helpful to the prosecution of the war; for them it is a hideous hour of almost complete idleness in which they have time to envisage something of the horror that would ensue should disaster befall, which they are doing nothing to avert. I do not know that anyone on bur side ever supposed there was or ever would be reason to despair. If we could multiply AVatorioo by one hundred, the position ton-ay would be the -same as it was at noon at Waterloo one hundred and three years ago. Provided we can stand the hammering without breaking there is no reason ^ ^ to despair. I know'Toch is putting in \ ^ his reserves, bocaiiee Sir Douglas j Halg said so. America is marching to th'j battlefield because President Wilson has said so. T don't know whether we can stand the hammering without breaking, before sufficient reinforcements arrive, but if human beings can the present British armv will. "The German high command has promised that this battle will be the decisive last battle of the war. It will be it we win; if wo lose it, there will be others and for that fact the German people are not prepared. Financially Austria is a sucked orange, Germany is in a scarcely better position. Both are hungry and both arc bled white. Not all the grain lands aud fields of Rumania, the iron fields of France and the corn fields of the Ukraine can avail to save Prussian militarism. It's manpower is pinned to tlic west, while the British navy has the mastery ot the seas and has freedom to bring over to Europe the inex-haustable supplies of men and munitions of war that America is placing at I the services ot civilization. -Ml honor to our brave men who are fighting, all honor to those who have fought, done their bit and unfortunately been disabled, but let us give a silent toast to those who have given up their lives, both on land and aea tor the cause ot humanity. Ladies and gentlemen I give you this toast; New Silk iress! From Manufactureir This Morning 1CIII51 Made up in a variety of the newest and smartest summer styles.Colors apple green, Burgundy, brown, navy, rose, Russian green and black. Popliiis give very best service. They are cool and look well. Look them over, you will like them. On Sale at $10, Wednesday Morning he The Late John Ross Robertson CLYDESDALES Our Sale Annual Summer Auction Of Selected Clydesdales Will be held on JULY 4th 1918 AT 1:30 P.M. AT VICTORIA PARK, CALGARY, ALBERTA We will offer about 30 head of the highest class of Clydesdales. 6 Stallions and 24 Females; also a few Hackneys. NEARLY EVERY AtJIMAL A SHOW ANIMAL, OR RAISED FROM HIGH CLASS SHOW STOCK. Horses will be on exhibition during Calgary Summer Fair, June 28th-July 6th, at Victoria Park, Calgary, Alberta. J, W. DURNO, 'Here's to thfl heroes who in this war wo have lost. We have lost did I say. No! by heaven, that we found; For their names shall/ llvo while this world goes round. The next in succession I give you, the king, Who'cro would betray him on high may he awing. Then here's that grand fabric, our free constitution. That's built o'n the base of the great revolution: No longer with politics to ho cranimed Bo anarchy cursed and tyranny damned. And he who to liberty would e're prove disloyal, May his son be a hangman and ho his first trial.' " � There were many guests present, the music being supplied by Mrs. Humphreys, pianist; Mr. MlUs, violinist .And .Mr. ,T. Dawson, melodoonist. Songs were rendered by the following: Miss M. Linning, Mr. J. Cranney Jr., Mr. J. Cranney Sr., Pte. Wm. Linning, Mr. Wm. Smith. Mrs. Campbell. Mr. J. Davles and Mrs. J. Cranney. Refreshments and ices were served at Intervals during the night and a very high class musical and elocutionary entertainment finished itbout tour o'clock on Saturday morning with a vote of thanks to the musicians three hearty chonrs for Pto. Linning and the wboln company Hlnglne, "God Save tho King and Our Splendid Men." Auctioneer BOX 2089 Calgary, Alberta P. M, BREDT & CO., Owner. DR. DOUGLAS DEAD, New York. .Juno 25.-Ur. .lames Douglas, for iniiny;, years proHident, and lately chairman of the board of directors of Phelps Dodge and Company,'copper iiiinu owners, died at hie homo hero today, u^od 81 years. iCanadian Courier.) A lot of people wait until they are dead to be appreciated. Other people Insist upon being appreciated while on earth. The late John Ross Robertson, founder and proprietor of the Toronto Evening Telegram, belonged to neither of these categories. He did what he set out to do, much of it in the interests ot other people, got his reward of gratitude without asking for it and would have kept on doing what he did whether he was appreciated or not because he believed in being benevolent, in having his own way, in being himself-and at that one of the most uncommon, unconventional and uncontrollable ot men. Once upon a time when he started the paper that preceded the Toronto Telegram he sold the papers himself and carried the coppers to the bank in a patent pall every day. No man every combined the ethics of* the penny and the bigness of benevolence better than .John Ross Robertson. His paper, the Telegram, represents tho power ot a cent; the fact that It a mistress wants a maid or a man a job or an owner a lost article, there are so many chances In so many that what is wanted may be got at a cent a word on one of the five or six pages ot liners that make the front door to the oddest great newspaper In Canada. Wise writers talk about publishers who understand this newfangled thing known as mass psychology. They say NortUcllffe has that bump in an ultimate iegree. Well, when Robertson started the Telegram mass psychology was like appendicitis-It �^vaB there, but nobody knew anything about it. Tho Telegram has been a good example ot how a penny wise, idea can becom� hlg enough to dominate a big oliy. There have been times when the Mayor's office was an annex to the head office ot tho Telegram, because the near to a hundred thousan* people who bought the Telegram represented enough votes one way, but as a rule not another, to put aw man in the Mayor's chair that the boss ot the Telegram wanted. With that kind of paper tho owner could carry almost any program he wanted Inside his own constituency. The Telegram has never pretended to have more than a dribble of circulation outside of Toronto. Therefore whatever the Telegram told Toronto it wanted, Toronto might be counted on to want whether it suited the rest of tho country or not. And as a rule ihuro was no other part of the country to bo considered. The Telegram could whack it Liberal Government or i a Conservative opposUltin or a Union Oovornmont with absolute Impunity, because It had a constituency of opinion and sentimontiiwhich it had carved out for Itself. Once upon a time that organized constituency worked out into an un-conscIouB but iniperishablo monument to Uobortson. The Homo Sick Children is one ot tho finest benevolences in the world. It, was made possible by the Telegram, which was sometimes the house organ of the Sick Children's Home. The Telegram also originated the Landmarks of Toronto, a series of papers written by the owner to trace what he know ot the old city that was evol"ing a new one. "With a fresh black Panatella In his teeth," says a recent writer, "the proprietor of tho Telegram sticks his 'thumbs in his waistcoat and remembers that on yonder corner, now a hole in the ground full ot teams and picks and shovels, there once was a family by the name of X-, a grand- aunt of somebody, in which was mar rled to the half-brother 6t the man whose uncle was chief of police in the year that the old brewery was pulled down to make room for an orphan's home, which would be somewhere about half-way between the year that Mackenzie's rebels marched to Montgomery's Tavern and the year that Col. Denison's father originated tho militia ot Toronto." What Robertson has been able to do by way of historical pictures, of which he has accumulated a remarkable collection, arose out ot tho Land- marliii. What lio did to make himself tho apex of the .Musonic Order in Aiii-orica and to furl her tlio interests oi' theDrango Order, was as natural to l:im as tho Tolcurain or LaiulmarK.-; or the Sick Cliildron'a Home. In his long, sell'-centrod career ho once re-tu.scd a siciKitorKliip. once a knighthood and once a public funeral when he miglit have had a procession that would have made an Orange walk in the city of Toronto look like a very small thing. Now lliat he is gone wi'. remember Robertson as one of thb best character.s ot journalism in a class with Horace Greeley, Charles Dana and Gordon Bennett, men who founded bigger newspapers than tlio Toronto Telegram, but none with a more distinct character or more un-mlstakablo originality. SUPPLIES LOST New York, June 25.- Twenty freight cars of overseas army supplies were lost In the bay today when a car float on which they were being transported to a pier was rammed and sunk by a British steamship. One of the crew on the float Is believed to have been drowned. SPEND JULY Ist at HENDERSON PARK, LETHBRIDGE MINE RESCUE and FIRST AID CONTESTS 22 TEAMS COMPETING Under Auspices of CANADIAN MINING INSTITUTE Also SPORTS Under the Auspices of the GREAT WAR VETERANS' ASSOCIATION AND TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL 3 Silycr :Shiel(l8 and Prizes value $1500 Cm BAND IN AHENDANCE COMMENCE AT 1.00 R.M. PROMPT . PLEASURE AND EDUCATION COMBINED VEHICLES FREE DON'T MISS THE /yBOVE BIG DANCE IN EVENING 010000010002000100010202484832020000020102010700010201020001020001010148230101020002230002000202020200000002000200020100 ;