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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBBroCE DAILY HRRALt) TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 19H I llKlits, wiroU-^s tolepatliy, the ?PvinK ' ! niiU'hliie, Improvpil tnrm iii;u liimM-y. ' *9 ^tUUviSi^O irA/>ra.|Nl'I'C Poxer l.)om...Ui3COVQi-,v an.l Jo-A^VliJUv lUyw lUCldlVi vylopment of pplroloutu deiwsits. Not ILCtbbriDOC, fllbCVtn > (.iormiin origin. OAIUY ANO WKEKUY 111 mmloni !-'clouco, too. (Iciiimny protits by adaptation, not by iliscov-ory. Thcso facts were not oonipre- Tho Vancouver Y.M.C.A. drive has ! iHnminaloil by the fiovoe ghxro of bat- j netted $lT;!:00n to dnto. ^PICKED UJ^W^ PASSING ^^^^ Proprietor. .^'^'l^H'P^,^^. i ,,;,,,j ,i,tov. the �ar. b�, have been (THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD ING COMPANY, LIMITED 123 6th Street South, Lethbrldg* GIVES CROPS � ANOTHER- LIFE. ' � Sunday's rain, while tar from being-sufficient, win give the parched crops'an extra lite, and the situation which had looked extremely bad Is considerably better. Southern Alberta's crop prospects, taking the whole railway district into consideration, are behind what they were at this time last year to the exact extent ot the difference between the moisture In the ground when seeding began this year and the same period a year ago. The crop la ready to take great strides, and a vao' fair harvest would be reported this year if conditions' were average from now until August 1st. It is not time yet for the calamity howler. "There is plenty at room tor optimism even at this late date. With Its record crop acreage Southern Albertji hopes even yet to produce as much grain for the allied needs as was produced in 1917. BELIEF IN GERMAN SUPERIORITY A MYTH. . . Emperor William asserts in a lele-grom to Chancellor von Hertling that he leads "the most capable people on earth." That Is an old bbseesion of the kaiser's. "We are the salt of the earth," he boasted In a speech at Bremen, in March, 190,5, and the "School and the Fatherland." a man- trora a Medicine Hat firm for $1,775 for 700 feet. Tho brick layers started work at the new school this week under the auporvlslon of Mr. Bishop. The basement has now been completed. ' A si.x-storey building collapsed without warning at^^Sprlngfield. Mass., wrecking two others. .No standard operating contract has as yet been made between the U. S. Government and railroads. New York's Board of Education voted to dismiss ^ss Mary McDo.n-cll, a Quaker High School teacher who openly opposed the -war. ' Over 240 old boys of the Western Canada College have voluntarily enlisted, and 35 have already ;.glven their lives. A Cobourg citi/en, digging up an uncultivated back yard, discovered an abandoned coal bin containing about see pounds of hard coal. Canned salmon eaten In sandwiches, brought serious illness to Mrs. Lennox and' family at "Shallow Lake, near Owen Sound; Holy C.-oss College conferred the honorary degree of master of arts on Rev. Patrick J. Howard, of Sandwich. Ont. Joseph Lewis, a privileged, patient at the Eastern Hospital for the Insane at Broekville, has been missing from the institution tor a tew days. Involuntary prohibition wUrappear across the border next year if the U. a. continues to consume whiskey at the present rate. ' " Thirty-seven wonaen are in the Portsmouth institution, a record number, whereas the former 700 -men in the Portsm'outh penitentiary' have been reduced to 300. Area of land known as the Point Pelee Admiralty and Naval Reserve >n Essex County, Ontario, has by or-der-in-councll been established  ;as a Dominion park and bird sanctuary. _ ( Oxford County W.C.T.U. opposed the sending of, tobacco in any form to soldiers, and demanded that beialth cerllficatas acompany marriage licenses. � The naval department'has received word from Vllhjalmar Stetansson, the Arctic explorer that .his health wUl not allow him to leave the north at present. �' 3. Gold, ot Wlnnipegr was convicted and fined $100 and costs in the city police court on U charge ot having sugar in his .possession ^ excess ot the tiuaniily'allowed by the Canada Food Board. ........ Many North Perth farmers have written to H. B. Morphy, M.'P., asking to have their narijes 'strucic off the petition for his resignation, 'say-.ing they were misled as Lo tlie .form of compulsion. , The state supreme court In Helena uphold tho constitutionality of.'' the teachers' pension In which teachers are compelled to come under the provision, ot tho act and pay $1 a month .to the fund. Keturned soldiers will be admitted free to tho Calgary Kxhibitiou. A tuberculosis hospital' is to bo built at Providence, R.l. No draft ellgibles arc to bo hllow-od to servo on U. S. staff bureaux.' .Now York Slate's aiitlclpntcd crop ot winter wh^at Is 7,500,000 bushels. Fertilizer Is the latest product which must bo "ordered early" across tho border. Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.. bus conferred the degree of D.Sc, on Col. Roosevelt."' An additional"'$fi3,2:iS,000 has been asked tor new ordnance by the U.S. War Department.' A. G. Babcock, aged 97, has returned to his old trade, shipbuilding, at Tacoma, Wash. Rita RIghtman, a 13-year-old Toronto girl, was arrested charged with arson. It Is alleged she started a fire in order to see the reels. � The 25th anniversary of the wedding .of Their Majesties King George V. auid Queen Mary falls on the 6th of July, 1918. Strawberry prices during tho present season have been from 100 to 300 per cent, aliove any previous record in the U. 3. By the casting vote of the mayor, tho .Medicine Hat coiincll decided to enter into competition with tho automobile garages for repairing automobiles, especially Ford cars. The work will be done by tho firemen when not attending rlros. Some remuneration will bo allowed them and the prices chnrgoil will be the same us tho other tearages. / _ A very large pack ot tomatoes and peas but li rnther,.,roducod pack of com this season Is expected by !\ Montreal dualer. A nursing division of twenty-tour women holding cortilicutea In first aid and home nursing le being formed at Chathiim. .Medicine Hat is intending to pro soculo tho�o not confornilng with the by-law rogardlnl; tho uso ot wate certain tiours. . I-iv rivi-i-ii PHOM l-'ii(i\T l*.\nR) gofienilly is looking good but what la needed Juat now for all crojia .la raln-nnd plenty ot it. Arthui; J. Jeffrey, for fifteen years assistant; (Ibrarlan at the parliament buildings, Toronto. ' dleU 'suddenly whllo on his way to his hoiiie. MACLEOD. .Macleod. June L'l.-The pnul week has been dry and hot, In some parts tho effect Is boliii; seen on, tho crop, but the i'ain which began on Sunday at 1L'.30 conllnuod during tho day in la gentle warm rain from the lOaat '" land continued all night. This will aid very much In brliiglug, on the light crops, whllo tho grain that la covering tho ground ^wlll spring forward and a crop is in "sight. IN THE PROVINCE. Edmonton, June "20.-Reports, received by tho department today Indicate that dry weather . continues, broken oiily by light showers, over a large portion of tho middle and soutli-I orn part of tho province, which has seriously hindered growth to date., In �Dr. C. J. O. Hastings, .M.O.H., of Toronto, is conducting an investigation in connection with gaa-llghting appliances and gas-poisoning cases. Acting Deputy Chief David Archibald tendered his'resignation to the | ,,a,y ,iacea tho crop li.n� been dam- thc most part there hag been gooil moisture In iMs province, bnton thi report of.^goMornl conditions, tho avert ago outlook 1� very fair on condltloil "that wo got more rain." In Siiflkfttchownn it has been nocos-sary to ro-seed about five per,cent, of the-crop nren, aud tho nuitibei* of points reporting wheat In shot blado is much stuttUcr than Itt Manitoba. Evidently tho'neort ot moisture la groat and many, reports indicate that hot wIndH are still doing damage. On the whole tho crop Is later than last year. On tho rnporl as to general condition's, a fitlr crop is indicated provided more rain comea soon. '" In Alberta very little ro-seodlng had been neccsaary, and about 75 per cent, ot tlio districts (lucrrled report wheal in tho shot bUido, owing to early hot weather. Of three prairie provinces, Alberta appears to be the worst ot( tor lack of moisture, but tho adveni ot rain will etlll be in time to make n coiiaidorable diftorenco to the outlooK of the crop. Tho situation as to coarse grains i� fairly good, eapoclally In Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Toronto Board of Police Commls.sipn-o;-3, after ,'i3 years of service, to take ofte^ later in tho aummor. Asser Esaox*, age 13 years, of Col-tax, Sask.. waa inatantly killed as a result of a collision with an automobile. Lieut.-Col. Geo. f. Carruthors, F.R. C.I., died at his home In Winnipeg of mal-nutrltion. aged 7l, after several weeks' lllnoaa. Kathleen Sheridan. Toronto, 40 years ot ago, waa found dead in bed. In the room were found a number of bottles which had formerly contained ginger. ,Rev. E. R. .McLean, pastor of Cook's Presbyterian Church. Kingston, haa resigned, having been appointed secretary tor Sunday school work of the church in Alberta and aged hy winds and unles.i he!\vy ral.ns come at onco tiie outlook for a fair crop even, throughout a largo portion of the territory mentioned, will be very doubtful. The central and southern parts ot tho 4>rovlnce how-ever, have been favored with heavy rnlna nhd prospects are very encouraging for a good yield. TJdROUGH .T.HE..WEST. Winnipeg, ,Iuno 2r>.--Tho Free Press prints its fifth crgp report for tliis season today., "It la fairly evident," says tilt] raporL .".tluit." the Canadian West is not to have a bumper crop this year, Tjut with good weather troiii now on. there is reasonable hope ot a' fair crop." In Manitoiia re-aqe'ding has been necessary.,"tollowing oarly damage, In three-fourths of the province, says the report. An aveitigo ot ten per cent, ot tho area set to crop this year' in - ............ Manitoba has been re-secded. One- Brltlsli Columbia, with headQiiarterv. half thtv points qnorrled by tlie Frcu at Vancouver. Press report wheat In shot blade. For COLEMAN Among the 7G names on the honor roll ot Mount Royal College, unveiled Sunday laat at Calgary by Pol. George MacI3onuld, *o notice the names of Lieut. Harry W, Clark, U.F.C., and Arthur Pelletier, both of Colemah. ROGERS--MALCOLM. A very pretty wi>d(ling look place iil the reaid'ence ot Mr. and Mrs.Rlildoi ou Tuesday evening, IStli ot Jiuk;. when Mian'.lanet Malcolm was united in marriage lo Mr. Crispls Rogers. Harvey Bowman, 88, residing In tho "Kelvin district, was fatally shot wheh a gun In tho hands of, Thos. jVrnold, village blacksmith, accidentally dls-charged. Both were chasing a stray cat, , � . Prof, Arthur L. Clark, X3f the phy aic.H department ot Queen's university, is leaving for Wnslilngtoxi,' p.C, where ho will be-engaged during the summer on research work tor tRo slg nal corps of the Aniei'ltjnn army;, . � Following ah illneas of about five months, the death of Mrs. Michael Dunno, tormorly Sarah Walters, occurred at her iiomo in Jockvile. De-ceatiod was 70 years of ago. Within fifteen hours utter tho death of Mrs. Dunne, the borne was again deeply wounded by ilie doatli ot .her (ildoHt (laughter, Mrs. .lames' Heardon' fcjr-iiierly Catherine Dunno,Which occurred after a lengthy Illness. Hhu waa IT years of age. ] 1 PUBLIC NOTICE Military Set^ice Act, 1917 1,. Men 19 aiiMd 20 Years of Age^ Harvest Leave. Leave of Absence on Ground of Extreme Hardship. Procedure to obtain Leave of Absence, 1 \ INSURANCE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS hqt WEATHER INSURE NOW There is no saving in delay. Only rrtlablo companies represented. �  . - R.V. Gibbons & Company Phone 1191 'Bnlmbral Block Men Nineteen and Twenty Years of Age. ' \ It hay i�ine to the attention of the Government that there is a widespread impression that young men of nmeteer> years, and'tliosc who JDecame twenty since dctpfcer 13, 1917, aa well as those who may become nineteen from time to time and who have been or will be called upon to register under the Military Service Act, are to be immediately called to the colours. This impression is quite incpirect. No date has yet been fixed;for calling upon suchmen to so report fdr'duty, nor ^as the question been brought before' the Cabii^et for decision. In-view of the lieed of 1^ the farm, it is most unlikely that consideration will be given to the matter until after tho harvest is over, although of course the Gpyemment's action must be determined primarily by the military situation. - There is no further obligation .incumbent upon young men of the ages above mentioned who have registered or who do so hereafter, until they receive notice fron^ the Registrars. ^ ' . Harvest Leave. Some enquiries have been recei'v^d as to the possibility of granting harvest leave to such troops as may be in the country at that time. No definite aissur-ance can be given on this point as advantage must be taken of ships as they become available. Op the other hand, harvest leave will be given if at all possible. Leave of Absence on Gi^oun^s of Extreme Hai;dship. It is desired that the'Regulations respecting leave of abseneoin cases of hard-, ship should be 'widely known and fully understood. Such leave will be granted in two cases:- (a) where extreme hardship arises by reason of the fact that the man concerned is either the only son capable of earning a livelihood, of a father killed or disabled on servibe or presently in seryijce overseas, or ip. training for such service, or imder treatment after'returning-from'overseas; or the only remaining of two or more brothers capable of earning a livelihood (the other brother or brothers ha-ving been killed or disabled on service, or beitig.presently in service overseas, or in training-for'overseka or under treatment^ after his or their return'from overseas); brothersmaTTied before 4th August, 1914, living in separate establishments and'Having a child or childij6n not to be counted, in determining the fact that the man'is'the "only" remaining son or brotherj (b) where extreme hardship arises by reason of exceptional ciroumstances such as the fact that the man concerned is the sole support of a widowed mother, an invalid father or other helples.s dependents.". ^ It is to be noted that in all thesJe cases the governing factor Is^iiot hardship, loss or suffering to the individual concerned, but to others, that is. members of, his family oi^those depending upon him. Procedure to obtain leave of absence. A simple system for dealing with these cases has been adopted. Forms of application have been supplied to every Depot Battalion and an officer of each laattalion has been detailed whose duty it is to give them innnediate attention. The man concerned should on reporting to his unit state that he desires to apply for leave of ibsenco on one or more of tho grounds mentioned and his application form will then be filled out and forwarded to Militia Headquarters, Ottawa. In the meantime, if the case appears meritorious, the man will bo given provisional leave of aljsence for thirty days so that he may return 'houM md continue his civil oC!Cui|�,tibn 'While hia case is being finally disposed of. T8�UE1>"by DlBPARTMENT of MlU'l'lA. AND iDkFKNCK, , ' ' DbPARTMKN'I- of .JU8TiCB. ' * AIL Experience 1917 THERE WAS PAID FOR HAIL INSURANCE IN MANITOBA, SAGKATCHEWAN & ALBERTA $4,3G4,a00.�1. HAIL INSURANCE tOSSliS TOTALLED $7,-493,347.18. EVERY LINE COM-: PANY PAID ITS. LOSSES IN' FULL; SINCE": INCORPORATION THE BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE COMPANY HAS PAID OVER $40,000,000.00 IN LOSSES. Doesn't this appeal to you-as a good reason why Jou ihould Insure with Brltlih America? Be safe rr.t? er than sorry and ^ appi/ now by letter or telephone W. F. Nelson and Company ' 41?. Fifth SIreif South, ) Lethbridpe  Albert! MERS You know that rain at this tlii\G of (he year, after a coiuin-i!c:tl .spell ot hot, dry weather, Ib ii!mo:it Invnrlahly accompanied by Ihill. This has l).pon shown by (he r-'ccnt Hnll StorniH in North-Saakatchiiwun. 'Ml np v/lao. Protect .your vCropa right il way In tlio strongest British C'oniiHiny llcenBod In the Wcf'lorji C.inadlan Hull Field. MAIL INSURANCE i: r( foKnlzed as ont* of the ex-poniiOH of Farming, and you aro (Illy riiniiliiK tin 'Hnnccfi.Hsary ' risk in putting off g(>ltin!{ oovcr- 0(1. Wo witnt yoiy_ huslness ; and ' BlvtK'you tn exchftJigo' Service and Security Wo aro Local Agents for the Employers Liability Assurance CORPORATION, LIMITED Winnipeg Fire IJNDERWRITER'8 AGENCY anil other FlrBt Class HalL Insurance Companies, and can cover , you promptly. CALL, PHONP OR WRITE ARTHUR MITCHELL &C0. Phone 449 Conybear* Block LETHB^IOQE ...... A.��l;a.UV.v!