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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta V PAGE THE LETHBWfTWB DAILY HKRALt JUNE ttbc Hlbevtn DAILY ANU WtKKLY and LCTHBRIOQE HERALD PRINT ING LIMITED 111 6th Street Lethbrldae Buchanan President and Managing Director ftfbn Toriance Business Manager TXLPPHONE8 Business Office Editorial Office Subscription per week j per year by per year by per year by per year to of expiry of subscriptions ap pear dally on address label Accept ance of papers expiration riata our authority to continue the sub THE PROGRESS OF THE The rout of the Austrian armies by the Italians is and their re treat Whether General Diaz will take advantage of this to initiate an offensives on a big scale and turn the Austrian drive into a huge victory for the remains to be The Austrian forces are entirely and have lost upwards of men in the thousands being drowned in the j river they were fprced to cross at flood The western front is displaying In creasing but German at tempts on thi3 front are meeting with complete CALGARY NOW CLAIMS TOBE COAL Theyre at it again up in The Calgary Canadian1 in a coal edi tion issued on talks of the centre of the coal In It grows Leth which is the leading centre of domestic coal production la ttie pro is hardly recognized m the blare of trumpets with Calgaty into the coaf predict that poor Calgary miis aages a scuttle of And It wont beta of carrying coals toNewcastle RAIN GIVES CROPS Sundays while far from be ing will give the crops an extra and the situation which had looked extremely bad Is considerably Southern Albertas crop taking the whole railway district in to are behind what were at this time last year to the exact extent of the difference be tween the moisture 1n the ground when seeding began this year and the game period a year The crop is ready to take great and a vary fair harvest would be reported this year if conditions were average from now until August It is not time yet for the calamity There is plenty of room for optimism even at this late With ite record crop acreage Southern Albertji hopes even yet to produce as much grain for the allied needs as was produced in BELIEF IN GERMAN SUPERIORITY A Emperor William asserts in a tele gram to Chancellor von Hertllng that he leads the most capable people on That Is an old obsession of the are the salt of the he boasted in a speech at in and the School and the a man ual for school gravely as serts that it is Germanys mieslon In j history to rejuvenate the exhausted members of Europe by a diffusion of I The belief is deepseated through out Germany that the German people are a a delusion dissem inated by the philosopher Flchte more than hundred years ago and since Industriously propagated through the schools and from the pul pit and in the a matter of tact it is a bald At no time In the past 300 years have the German people led in literature or Their government Is and it they had not borrowed the revolution izing inventions of other nations their lite industries would flowing along today as they flowed in the middle Not one of the great revolutioniz ing inventions of the past 150 years bag come out of What dis tinguishes modern life from lio la the middle ages The steam giving tho world steamboats rail roads the giving it auto mobileu and airplanes the electric the electric the I Improved fnrm j thfS anil de velopment of petroleum Not one of these is of German In modern Germany profits by not by discov Theso facts were not compre bended Ifefore the but have boon Illuminated by the fierce of bat nnd the kaisers cheap boastings are now seen to be ridiculous and j They are sheer conceit and CANAD1ANISM AND The Toronto always conj sidered the truest exponent of alism in reads those who seem more concerned about their party than about winning the a strightfromtheshouder leeson In j recent issue when It says Liberals of North at their annual meeting in are re ported to have expressed some very illiberal Some of the speakers are alleged to have stated their desire to read out of the party Liberals whose convictions required them to differ from the position taken by their Federal leader on the war issue of increasing Canadas power effectiveness by These speakers carry their hostility into the Provincial and would I place their ban upon the position taken on the issue of supreme nationj al concern by and present Liberal leaders In the Ontario No political party which holds and j proclaims such circumscribed and liberal views can ever hope to win public Parties attain j power and Increased by attracting to their support men of inj dependent thought and men who were former Parties go out of office when they have ceased to en joy the confidence and support of this influential and independent portion of tho The purpose of real Liberalism is to be an effective i and real progressive force In shaping pub lic affairs upon lines asattract holi Diesupport the broad minded Irid thinking whose only concern is public betterment and public Some of the professed Liberals of North Huron seem to have lost this conception of They would erect barriers to prevent men of Lib eral thought and conviction coming together upon Liberal economic prin ciples when the war te won and poli tics Is no Until that time comes patriots have little concern In When that time conies it will b6 the earnest desire of true exponents of Liberalism to at tract to the support of their prin ciples policies all the disciples whom properly and legitimately they can But these things must wait for the Canadian citi and Conservatives now bigger and more im portant business on The propriety or impropriety of the donsent given by the Provincial Lib eral leader to an of life of the Legislature is a matter which and ought to wide open for dis cussion by his But the sug geetion leader can no longer call himself a Liberal cause he deemed it his duty to the cause of liberty to support the Mili tary Service Act is a most presump and one for which there is no Liberals whose deep and profoundly patriotic convictions caused them fo take this position did not give up the name of Liberal or hand over the principles of Liberal ism to those who found themselves in the minority in every province of the Dominion save The vast body of Liberalism In Canada is not disposed to delegate to minority the right to represent ita nor is It disposed to permit the pros titution of its principles to the play ing of wartime Liberalism finds its supreme concern just now In war It ifi merged in thegreat purpose of all Whjen that purpose Is triumphantly achieved it will be ready to resume its national and PICKED PASSING MAN BURDETT From The The villlage council in conjunction with the school trustees have a contract this week to Hanile and Klentache for the drilling of a well near the The contract price was for 700 Two other bids were one from for 050 feet and the othsV from a Medicine Hat firm for for 700 The brick layers started work at the new school this week under the supervision of The meiu baa now been COLEMAN Among the 7tj names on the honor roll of Mount Royal unveiled Sunday last at Calgary by George notice the mimes of Harry and Arthur both of Colemah A very pretty widiling look place at tlie residence of and Riddel ou Tuesday of when was united in marriage to trispis The Vancouver drive has netted to f The Senate haa refused to limit Its No rnemy aliens are being granted auto licenses In New Jersey John one of Perth cotmty9 oldest it Income taxes amounting to are overdue In the New York Senator of favors extension of tha draft age from IS to Department of Justice offi havelaid bare a nationwide war contract Two war stamp societies have been formed by municipal Almost half a million dollars worth of was done by fire in an Indianapolis Camp Wadsworth has install ed its own ice with acapacity of Iri tons a Women voters in New York Stata must poll their votes in thesame booth their husbands Thousands of recently married men will be put into draft classification in the Stale of of New has been reelected president of the tional Typographical A sixstorey building collapsed without warning wrecking two No standard operating contract has as yet been made between the Government and New Yorks of Education voted to dismiss 30sa Mary McDon a Quaker High School teacher who openly opposed the war Over 240 old boys of the Western Canada College have voluntarily en and 35 hava already their A Cobourg digging up an uncultivated back discovered an abandoned coal bin containing about MO pounds of hard Canned salmon eaten in sand brought serious illness to Lennox and family at Shallow near Owen Sound Holy Cross College conferred the honorary degree of master of arts on Patrick jf Sand Joseph a privilegedpatient at the Eastern Hospital for the In sane at had been missing from the institution for Involuntary prohibition across the border next year if the continues to consume whiikey at the present Thirtyseven women are In Portsmouth a record num whereas the former 700 men ta the Portsmouth petrttentiarr have been reduced to Area of land known as the Point Pelee Admiralty and Naval Reserve hi Essex has by 6r derincouncil been established a Dominion park and i Oxford County opposed the sending tobacco any form to and demanded that health certificates acompany marriage The naval departmenthag received word from Vllhjalmar the Arctic explorer that health will not allow him to leare the north at I of Winnipegr was convict ed and fined and costs In the city police court on b charge of hat ing sugar in his in excess of the quantityallowed by the Can ada Food Many North Perth farmers have written to ask ing to have their names struct off the petition for his they were as to tlie form of The state supreme court in Helena upheld the constitutionality the teachers pension In which teachers are compelled to come under the pro the act and pay a month the Harvey residing In the Kelvin was fatally shot when a gun in thehands Arnold village accidentally dis Both were chasing a stra i Arthur al the phy department of Queens unlver ia leaving for where lie will bn engaged during the summer on research wojk for the aig nal corps of the American Returned noldtori will be ree to the Calgdry A is to be uilt at No draft ellglbles are to be fellow d to serve on staff New York States anticipated crop f winter is Fertiliser is the latest product rhfch must be ordered early across Trinity as conferred the degree of on Following an ilinesn of about five tliu death of Mlchae j formerly Sarah oc curred at her home iu Ue I was 70 years of Wlthl flftutin hours after the death of Mrs ho lioiue wail again deep wounded by the deulh of her James foi merly Cuiheriue which red aficr a lengthy Hnu was 17 years of An has been sked for ordnance by the Var aged has re urned to hta old t Rita a 13yearold To onto was arrested charged with It Is alleged she started a fire n order to see the The 25th attnlTersary of the wed of Their Majesties King Gfebrge and Queen Mary alls on the 6th f Strawberry prices during the pros nt season have been from 100 to 00 per afeove any previous rec rd in the By the casting vote of the be Medicine Hat coiiucll decided to nter into competition wltH the auto mobile garages for repairing automo especially Ford The work will be done hy the firemen when not attending Some remuitorattan will bo allowed them nnd the prices charged will be the some us the other A very large pack of tomatoes and peas but ii pack of corn this seaion Is expected by a Montreal A nnrslng division of twentyfour women holding certificates in first aidand homo nursing le being form ed at Medicine Hat ia Intending to pro secute those not conforming with the bylaw regarding the use of wafer at certain for fifteen years librarian at the parliament dleftt suddenly while on his way to his of is conducting ah Investiga tion In connection with gaslighting appliances and gaspoiaoning Acting Deputy Chief David Archi bald tendered his resignation to the Toronto Bbard of Police Commission after 53 years of tf take effect later in the ASser EssexV age 13 of Col was Instantly killed as a result of a collision with an died at his home In Winnipeg of aged after several weeks Kathleen 40 years of was found dead in In the room were found a number of bottles which had formerly contained pastor of Cooks Presbyterian King has having been ap pointed secretary for Sunday school work of the church In Albertn and British with at PIIOM KnnNT generally Is looking good but what Is needed Just now for nil crops rain ftnd plenty of past week has been dry nnd In some parts tlie effect Is being HOefl oa the but the which began on Sunday at continued luring the day In a gentle wafm rain from the ICast and continued nil This will aid very much in the light while the grain thnt is cover Ing the ground will spring forward nnd a crop Is In IN THE re ceived by the depaitment today In dicate that weather broken only light over a Ittrge portionof the middle and south ern part of the which has seriously hindered growth to In many places the crop has been dam aged winds unless rains come at onco the outlook for a fair crop throughout large portion of tlie territory will be very The central and south ern parts of tho province have been with heavy rnins and prospects are very encouraging a good THROUGH June Frei Press prints Us fifth crop report for tfiis season It is fairly says tJi6 Canadian West Is not to have a bumper crop this But with good weather from now there Is reasonable hope of a fair In resgedlng has been early damagej in threefourths of the the Ah avettjge of ton per tho area set to crop this year In has been One half thepoints querried By tlie Press report wheat in shot For JL PUBLIC NOTICE Military Service Men 19 and 20 Years of r J i J J t Leave off Absence on Ground of Extreme Procedure to obtain Leave of it Men Ntafeteen and Twenty Years of i It hatt Come to the attention of Government that there is a widespread that young men of nineteeij who became twenty since October as well as those who may become nineteen from time to ttime and who have been or will be called upon to register under the Military Service are to be immediately called to the This impression is quite No date has yet been fixed for calling upon such men to so report for nor lias the question been brought before the Cabinet for Inview need oflabour on the it is most unlikely that consideration will be given to the matter until after the harvest is although of course the Governments action must be determined primarily by the military There is ho furthe obligation upon young men of the ages above mentioned who have registered oy who do so until they receive notice from the Harvest Some enquiries have been received as to the possibility of granting harvest leave to such troops as mjay be in the country at that No definite assur ance can be given on this point as advantage must be taken of ships as they become Op the other harvest leave will be given if at1 all Leave of Absence on Grounds of Extreme It is desired that theRegulations respecting leave of absence in cases of ship should be widely known and fully Such leave willbe granted in two a where extreme hardship arises by reason of the fact that the man concerned is either the only son capable of earning a of a father killed or disabled on service or presently in seryice or in training for such or under treatment afterreturningfrom overseas or the only remaining of two or more brothers capable of earning a livelihood the other brother or brothers having killed on disabled on or being presently in service or in trainingfor overseas or under after his or their brothersmarried before 4th living in separate establishments and Having a child or children not to be in determining the fact that the man isthe only remaining son or brother b where extreme hardship arises by reason of exceptional circumstances such as the fact that the man concerned is the support of a widowed an invalid father or other helpless v It is to be noted that in all these cases the governing factor loss or suffering to the individual but to that members of his family of those depending upon Procedure to obtain leave of A simple system for dealing with these cases has been Forms of application have been supplied to every Depot Battalion and an officer of each battalion has been detailed whose duty it is to give thorn immediate The man concerned should on reporting to his unit state that he desires to apply for leave of absence on one more of the grounds mentioned and his application form will then be filled out and forwarded to Militia In the if the case appears the man will bo given provisional leave of absence for thirty days so that he may return hooM md continue his civil occupation while his case is being finally disposed BY DEPARTMENT c AMU OK the most part there hM moisture Iti tMs bnt on ofJgonoral thflftVMi ago outlook Is very fair on condition that wo get more In Saskatchewan It hag been neces sary to reseed about five of thecrop and the of points reporting wheat In shot btada Is much smaller than Evidently moisture 19 great and reports Indicate that hot winds are still doing On the whole the crop to later than lasfc On the report as to general a fflr crop la Indicated provided more rain comes In Alberta very little reseeding had been and per of tho districts querrled report wheat in tho shot to early hot Of three prairie Alberta appears to be the wont off for lack of bnt the advent of rain will still be In time to make n considerable difference tothe outlooM of the The situation as to coarse grains if fairly especially in Manitoba and INSURANCE BE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS NQT WEATHER INSURE NOW There is no saving n Only reliable companies repre Gibbons Company Phone 1191 Bnlmbral Block AIL Experience THERE WAS PAID FOR HAIL INSURANCE IN SASKATCHEWAN A ALBER TA MAIL INSUR ANCE LOSSCjt TOTALLED EVERY LINE COM PANY PAID LOSSES IN FuLil INCORPORA TION THE BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE COMPANY HAS PAID OVER IN Doesnt this appeal to a good reason why should In sure with British America Be safe ratf er than sorry and now by letter or telephone to Nelson and Company 41 s Fifth Street Lethbriclpe MERS You know that rain at this time of the year after a contin ued spell of dry is Invariably accompanied liy This 1ms hpen shown by the rseent Hall Storms in North Be Protect 7ropu right away In the strongest Prit lih Company UcennudIn the Hull INSURANCE f rrfoRnlzed as pnf of the ex iKiiHOH of you arc nly running tn rink in putting off goulntf cover We wunt lutslness and giveVyou in exchange Service and Security We are Local AgenW for the Employers Liability Assurance LIMITED Winnipeg Fire UNDERWRITERS AGENCY ami other First Class HIL Insur ance and oau cover you PHONE OR WRITE ARTHUR MITCHELL 1 Phone 449 Block ;