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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FACE THE LGTHRIUDGK DAB-t HERAIB TUESDAY, Deralb Siberia AND WEEKLY tubccrlptlon Rites: Daily, delivered, per '.W DsJIr, iltltrered per year Dally, bynilL per Weekly. by mill, per toy- mail psr year to U.S.. JJJM 115! TELEPHONES justness Office Edltorltl Office W. A- Buchanan prAcMpni and Uanasinj; Director Jobn Torrance Business Manager Dates of expiry of subscriptions ftp- rear dally on address Accept- ance o( papers atier eiplratlon date is tur authority io continue loo sub- scription. iVour King and Country Need i Right Mow! THE PROGRESS OF. THE WAR The allied pip on Lens Is lisiiteii- Ins. and though. Iho Germans arc ds- termln'ed Io hold this clly nl all costs, the outer defences are belos captured ilowlj- bul surely, and soon ths city lUelf l be ttxctd to capitnlaie. Within tbo pisl few days the Cana- dians hare, by raids and other meth- ods of ailacfe, OTer a consider- able portion or the outlying defences ot the city and (nei are pressing the attack In co-operation YlUl British" troops tarlhsr 'sjonf Uw Irae. Dlspalrtes continue to deal wilh the crop situation In Germany, where only a miracle can rare the crops trom a lolal failure. A tuel is predicted. Affairs in Greece arc rapidly clear- ing up. The Zalmls cabinet has rc- A LITTLE MORE DIGNITY. PLiASE! confess'a genuine admiration for commission form of government as we tiava II In We be- lieve that It l! distinctly inoro crBc- leul than' tar- glderiuaulc tortn of erumenl, and It Is efficiency ihal counts. But la the matte: o( council meet- Ings, the old aldermaalc council could give oar present city commissioners some pointers on conducting business with dlsnlly anil dispatch. Attend- ance al a city council merlins iu Uthbrldse wouldn't be an Inspiration to a visitor to convert him to tho com- mission form of government plan, Tbe meetings are conducted la a sort of tree and essy style. If ono of the doesn't happen to find It v convenient to be present at 10 o'clock ivhen the meeting Is supposed to open. It doesn't much matter; the meeting will start vrhen he eels there. The meetings hare been held (or some time past In the mayor's office. Com- nerj and Tisltori inli up In a dummy'tort t! war which HUT be very but doesn't add to Ihe dignity of lie occasion. Then II a special meeting of the council U need- ed, tfau city clerk Just irom the office of oca ccsralssioofr io an- nlhcr and the deed is done, it seems that rib notice Is necesisry. The meeting Just hapjjeae. XOT do 'tha comialssSorteiM of the various ilcuartajents ever s-.iiiaitl report! as tp tla progress of their departments. Of couraa we VJDOW thg commissioners know how the vork of their'deparlnien'ts standt at all limes, bat unless'a periodical report Is brtjujil "In and laid, on the council table, the public hasn't much chance of ending put. ID Ihe days of the al- dermaulc government the head of fr department reported to the council monthly. .This -report was available to Lhe press, and thus la the public, can quite understand the cause of the apparent slackness and lack of UP PASSING FOR THE. BUSY MAN Xorltx Bruce CouserTatUes nomin- signed and Veoiielos i helin. at the EDMONTON SUGGESTS DRASTIC REMEDY. Edmonton city Hill ast for a charter amendment giving the municipality power to hold B tar sala of alt pro- perty; on which taies are more than til-months, tn arrears. One wonders' on reading this tier 11 would not be a.jood Idea for Iho Alberta legislature, to pass a law similar to thai in effect in Saskatche- requiring all towns. and .cit- ies to hold tax sales annually. Certain it is that Saskatchewan cities ated S. E. Foster, of. for Iho Legislature. The bosrd oJ I reds of Toronto psss- a resolution asking, for speedy action on conscription. U was denied In London Lhat ir Borden was In London to dopt conscription- James Slovens, for years prominent l the public lite In Insersoll, Oat. id ei-uiajor of tha town. Is dead. Rev. 11. U. Coumans, ot Cobalt, was ppolntod superintendent of naptlsl ome missions In Ontario and Quebec. Hon. W. D. McPherson, of Ontario, ked a deputation to lend assistance Immigration ot Ceeble- are in no worse "shape fiTj ally1 (ban Alberla. cities, and they..are not fin- r ancIoE. on-the: strengti'of .millions En arrears of .taxes as is the case In Cal- and Edmonton find in a l de- gree, In'Medlcine Hal 3Ji y be Edmoaion'a declsioD will result Jn'b'ririjIuET out a.solution of the lai problem In Alberiz. system In the conduct of city com meetings in tile present quarters. As municipal headquarterE.. tne present city quarters would bring a'blush ol shame to the Rural Municipality ol Forty illle or any other municipal corporation. But within a few days tha 'city, commissioners and staff wil occnpy a new buildine." "We woulc like to.Me them start off.on the rlgh toot in their new home. There should be arrangements: ma'de' for a cc-unci chamber-whlcb. would be used for no other purpose. ;.SlMlInss should be started 'promptly at the honr for i they uncalled, and they shouli be conducted jWtth dignity and. at; 'patch' as' li.beG.tiing a'cb'rponlfan1 b the size and Importance of Leth bridge. If. commission form of JOT ernment Is' f.6 .hare tbe.-appearance of efficiency In keeping with repu 2ttiearned ID Lethbrldge, le the-council meetings reflect LL The hare been .conducted like tne meet ings of the executive o: tie Four Cor ners Bueballjclab quite long enongn THE ;NEW.'COMMANDER Of THE CANADIANS. ''Viilfas comparatively early age of forly-.two.'GsaErai Currie, "a Canadian officer baa been appointed Held Corc- 'inaudei. of Iho Canadian forces on tt.e -irVst-liehting Hr.8, to El! lie vacancy caused of General'Sir Jolian Hyng to some other tphere'of Under General Dynj's leadership, as under General Alderson's the Canadians have made tor themselves a record lhat. will history. As z Junior com- Calgary, holds Ha fair next We hold ours "neit year." "Fierce headline, out. rioting In Tna ilnded. Mrs. Sarah JJoJoskl. at Toronto, Thrco residents of Brantford are dead: Mra. John SO years old; John lUcillloa, S5 and Mrs. brlllra Sayles, 70. A congratulatory message was sent to General Sir Arthur Currle, new commander of the Canadian army support and all needed aid. Trail, D.C.. ctly council, has unani- mously Indorsed' Iho conscription measure now before the hous? Ot- tawa- Trull 'U the locnllon of Ui9 Consolidated Mining and Smelting company's plant which employs about 1500 men. Toe death ot Ccorsc. C. Armstrong, tor tho last 30 years the Qgllvle Milling company, occurred at Yancou-, llquliiilor. born I'arli, Out., 67 years ago MSIdH for iivmber of years at Win- nipeg and 1'orta.se la Pralilc, Man. 9i Johrj llatl. of fluauco, was returned the victor In I bo D.C. over uls opponent Dr Ernest Hall. Indopendeot Llbortl, by a majority of 1B3, after a vejy quiet elpcllon. ol n lout ot ovw on tho list, rower (nan J.OOO voted. Tho iliures follow: Hart 1709, Halt ICtS; total ballots 3175. Charges laid by tludents agilnsl 'resident J. A. ilaoLeau. of tbe Uni- versity'of Manitoba, ulll be Investl- by the university board. A meclirja; has been called tor July 4. i, ttUILU Vljc atuuvuta tuu petition nsklnf that President Mat-- Lean be dismissed have beeu asked to testify, Justice Lennox' grantcil on order winding up the departmental concern ot A. B. Kca. Limited, tho largest In Ottawa. Tile Standard lank, n creditor of 70 WOO and other local .creditors pressed for tho grant. Ing of the order. Geoffrey Clarfcson, of Toronto, was appointed provisional cf the compulsion Ln the Ualmeat of reluforceueuU (or IhtN Canadlu for'cM In France. Only clv- lllaiia are being' mvited-to sign Lhe message. The two vacancies from llrl- Columbia were filled Ly tho cab- inet. new'senators arc W, Suatford. of Itedley, a fo'riufr member of llio UrlUsb. Columbia leElslatura. and A. E. n prominent resident of '.Tbpy occupy the places crMa-ed-vacant by Iho deaths of Soualurs MacDouald and lllley. L'he senata standing uou 39 Con- crvatlvcs and 3S Liberals >vhllu the 10.'' from a second story window, ud her was saved by spectators atchlng her In their ayma. Frank M. ol Ouelph, was ouutl dead In OrHilo, police siftlfon with n bottle half filled with wood al- ohol in his podtet. i n. B. M.P.. director general it National Ls reported to undergone au operiUon in 01- Flishl Sub Llent. Harry S. Murtori, if Toronto, previously repofled mlss- ng has been officially posted as a irisoner of war. U was charged In tic. Toronto Methodist conference thai ministers at the front are forgotten by tho sla- llonlng conjmltlee. Richardson, a munitions work- er at tie Xorthern Sault S.tc. Uarle, was by recelv- current of 2350 volts through up a live wire in the yard. The advisability of calling a general strike In Western Canada in the event of conscription becoming law, was ad- vanced by W. H. Hoop, at a meeting ot lha trades and labor council at Win- sj. It was received with great favor. The administration food control bill, giring the president iroad nulhorit> to conlro] -the distribution of tood teed and fuel for war purposes, and appropriating tor its forceinent and passed By congress- ver. Deceased ivaj a broUier'ol W. II. aud Ilobert Aviuslroog. of lha contntctlng firm or Armstrong pjjil ?forKson, and ror tho last four years manager of tbn Ogilvle Milling com- pany at MedlHne list. Alia. He The' Canadian Asaorlated Pros Is Informed Hint a cable message sign- ed by many Canadians resident lu London, Is being seut to Sir rtobort Borden ipprova] cif the AUCTION SALE AM) HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE To be IlchI Second House North of (lie Union Hall, CoalhiirsMVigan. On f JUNE 28th 'AT TWO OXi-OCK SHARPING RESERVE 1 FIVE ROOM i TWO ROOM SHACK, 14xli; TWO LOTS, 50x110; ONE LEAN-TO, 8x10; ONE SHACK, 8x10. FURNITURE: 1 cook sieve. 4-hole; 4 heating sloVes; 4'Biore boards; 4 double bedsteads and springs; 3 col beds; also cooking utensils. TERMS CASH. HENRY'CAREZ, Proprietor.1 J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer PROGRAM Washington, June on .ho big aircraft prosram bcg.in today before the ccnalo military ciili-commlllee with Sec- rctnfy of Wnf TfHet on tbu witness stand u> advopato lla adoption. Tho program calls for nil Initial appropria- tion of JGOO.OM.OOO by congress (or 'be construction of airplanes lud the training of thousands of avh- tore.: Traction Engine RlEPAIRS We are- wtll equipped to handle all kliuli of repair work on cither or gac tractors. high clau work our ind we will quote you that right. NIVEN BROS. 9. Phone 1711 V.'E WAV i IN rroeK FOK MEDIATE (HllHIENT THE FOLLOWIMA GKATKS J3 K-p. RMVM. 32 CaM. JO-M Riumly. OEARS 32 bull in4 clutch plnlona. Matter nd InUrmtdltta gtara. 32 h.p. Can, hull >tvd cluteK plnltfla. Hultr IKW (ad four arm iplder. arc now In a petltlM uttlnff every (oar G. s'fre of Irom INSURE NOW You unnot afford ta gambla. We have alwajra fair prornptjy from company W Alberta Securities lal-noral Block CorTL" nya evidently flew On the.whole tbe weather roan U pretty good apart except whea lie blows" too "bird about it. r Drier, Genera] Currie- Is, entitled to a: fair sbare'ot iLIs'well'earned dls- lincUonj saya the Toronlo Glplic, and, fortunately, he Is to nave under his higher "-cominand only (he men with "'Whom ho'has been dclci; his brilliant work, but afso inany .olhera of like Intrepidity, resource foJncsg and power ot endurance.- For- tunately, also, the Canadlnn Eoldlera, who are taosl.lnUmate bim, fallh Jn his 'capacity, admiration (OT his achicremCntH and ccnS4sr.ee -In his appointment Is qaile Ibelr desires. -General Corrie: IB oae-of'the class of non-professional civilian.., sqldlera, IsJb? Hrst Io rekchi "hla' new' ranik ,'as tno- result oV'praiiucal' work on battle. of thEt-class 13 Gen- eraf has .thsjoiinensely: -valuable 'aerrlces he to the Brf- llah 'Empire' Ln East Africa during the present 'war.. iTO.zncn Gen- craV Curtlp" la Junior by some five years, --Thojr are both in tho earne "non-professional 'class with Julius Ciesar7 the ffeatcat j'oldler-sUtesman i tA all recalled tbe com' roand of Iho ai'm? in Gaul at forty whoso" reputation was made campaign la the rery same area OTer which .General Cuirle bas flghllnff for past {wo years. On Uric, British Colombia and Cin- all'rjolntiy but In- itlrMted'In .OeneraL-Carrie; In tho Bad to In he' spent yfari te becoming A in an ot clrlc ind to the third of. rpr Churchill .wants the admiralty to 'em out- That's alright, bat the lank pita are rather deep. Canada's leglalatora till September J." By Sherlock Holmeslng we can now predict a TQry" bot snminer. Things are coming to a pretty pass when Coutts residents have to dig np the old passport when they get thirsty this hot weather. The good larmcra of Coal dale hay convinced us "that they can play bal as well ag they can grow crops. They don't VelleTe In all wort and no play Arc the German crops EO very poor M Is the Berlin press bureau merely trying to pTCTCnl the allied armle from Immigrating .to Germany I body.' The more French boala the Han 'sink, the mor'j French b Their mefchaDl Hect Is greater now than before, the The Gerrahun can take their'change out ol that. Another French Canadian Consern :lvc, tho" dcpnfr Speaker, has resign ed bis omclll position owing to h ppbalMori" Io Moreen's co icrlpUon propotals. WesUm ton shi-jld not be loo eager polnl tbe flriger ot ecotn at .Sir W Md If farraers of South Alberta wou Bpend a llllle money on cisterns, aa Ing, tht rainwater from their TOO do l great deal to ore come tbe water supply problem, n .T6uld aljo please Iho hnuscirlv vhd never complain of an orcr-supp watef.' AUCTlWSALE and ImplementSi TO'- BE 'OFFE'RED AT' LOT TWO NORTH AND FIVE MILES EAST OF NOBLEFORD FOLLOWING: L v v mares, from 4 to 8 years old, 1200 to-150 Regina, SasV., June -Wil- Ihe ConserTaliTe leader was In "the country-and could not Bo reached this afternoon- Conservative headquarters here, liowercr, are In daily touch with Wra and hand- ed out- the rollowinfi slatementi "The main feature" of this carn- palgu IB the enormoua number of vot- ers who are iiol declarinj Sow they intend to vote, irhich would indicate that the silent voto usually de- termines elections is much larger and even more silent than usual. .We in- rpret this as the cairn bcforo-tie orm or prole'i't which will to regis- ed agalntt the government and a per.nl sign tor the Conservative rtv: Until this silent vote Is cpunl- wo prefer to make no extravagant laims. We dp know, however, that e government Is in no belter posi- n to make .the extravagant claims ilcri they arc putting forward than c are. We do Know that were the ling confined to tbe Engllsh-speak- g electors tne Conservatives would -eep.the country. .The Llberals'are In? conscription as B seaucllve ar- menl BgalnsL.us with Ihe foreign 'ters. Whether this nnworthr ap- :al' wilt prove'siitdclent to secure em an extended term of qfrlce re- ains to te seen. The situation has arrowed down Io 'Ihe silent vote ialnst the foreign vole and until It determined which Is the stronger ctor, tbe result bangs In the bal- nce. If the Conaerratlves win It'will ellect the Anglo-Saxon sentiment or he country; If the Liberals win, (hny 111 be the, gpcclal rcprGsentDtlvcs of ie torelgn electors- Tho Cpnsorva- vcs wlllbc content In'elthe'r ovcnl- allty." 2 geldings, 7 and y.ears .600 Ibs.; yeara old, 2700.Ibs.; 1 filly, 2 years, old; 1 cqw, allklng; -1 calf.'nd llr. of tho Jlobfn Hood company, "The Gasoline Saver" A Boon to Motorists li'the time to place your hall Iniuranee, It will cott-you no.ltM one month hence. crop thli year will undoubtedly be the moat vjlujbU you have. ever raited, therefore, you ihould take no StlKl v Our company hai been doing buXnen for aver eighty AND IS THOROUGHLY KELIAIJL15 SEE US NOW Skeith GENERAL INSURANCE GROUND FLOprt SHERLOCK BLDO. PHONE -'POUICIES I33UEO' IN OUR OFFICE GIVING IMMED- IATE COVERING. IF NECESSARY WE CAN COVER j: i YOU ;BY PHONE. INCLlJbED.IN THE ASSETS OF OUR COMPANY ARE War Loan Debentures, Eliminates carbon, giycs mere power, in- creases mileage, extends'-life of-your engine. Guaranteed to more mileage; 32 equal to 40 gallons of gasoline. Analysis made by Pecks of Cleveland, Ohio, guarantees ab- solutely no harmfiii (o -yfldr motor. Savc-s eJifjine trouble and repair bills. For CALL OR WRITE, OPEN DAY AND M1QHT Schultz Ritchie r.--f. CITY VULCANIZINQ SHOP 117.THIRD AVt, I For Farmers Over Carried pO.OOJDi Assets. No Liabilities. All claims adjusted with perfect satisfaction to tlte organization of Company. 'r A Mttiual Company for Farm Absolutely Safe and the Cheapest Y6u Can -Carry. ,-v FOR INFORMATION WmTt TO THE leCRETARY THE MIjLK RIVER MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE CO. PAUL MAOOC, mtt. Rlvtr, AlU.. OtO, ;