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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETFfBRIDGE DAILY Xetbbiiboc 1l^elal^ XetDbriOee, aiUerta DAILY AND WEEKLY I Proprietors and Publltherv fHE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED �2t 6th Street South. Lethbridg* W. A. Buchar.an Preeldent and MBnaging Director John Tonaace - - Buslaeri Manactr TXLPPH0NE3 BuBlnesn Office .............. 1J5J Editorial Offic* ..........im nos^s prolectod? If (hnj- iigroo In these propo.inls ami are willing not only to a.m'oo to' thcni" liiil to iir'fic iipoii tho Ciovorninenl tlu' doslrability of tliun ronioviup tho Inrlff from .politics, wo hiivo an ideii that they mUUit easily renoli an iiniiorstanding with the Westx-rn tnrllf-bustor.s � that would he niutually satlsl'yinp. We have expressed a similar opinion in the past, and ^ve tnily helieve that in the above statement tlie t'al-gaiy Herald has e.i:pre.seed the opinion of .to per cent, of the peopit- of Western e'anada. \\e in Uio West are not inimical to the tariff whero* ivsy MAM Subicrlptlun Rats.i: Dally, delivered, per week ..... .10 Dally, delivered, per year _____JB.OO Dally, by mall, per year ......%KM VVoekly. by mall, per year .....Jl.M Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..$2.00 Dates of expiry of lubscrlptioni fip-pear dally on address label Acceptance of papers i.fle explrntitn date li our authority to contlnuo tba sub-icrlptloD. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. The terrific slanghtpr of the enemy troops has been one of the no'ahle features of the defeat of the .Vusaian armies by the Italians and their al-, lies. Literally thousands were swept down by the terrible gunfire in which they were caught as they attempts:! the retreat across the Piave. Whole its i application will reve. The Austrian defeat on the IMavo, serious internal troubles in Austria, the German defeat before Kheims and the steady flow , of American rciuiorce- ' Recruiting Is now proceeding in meats, all theee events have served to i ;l>e Mounted Police to fill gaps made .V total of $U'l'.SrJ.f)0  must bn r.iised by Hrnni t^ounty this year exclusive of the provincial war tax. ,Tohn H. Wagner, one of the first settlers of Wagnervillo. died at tho age of seventy-seven years. Labor Teaders meetins In St. Paul. .Minn., urged tho dismissal of A. S. Burleson, 1'. S. postmaster-general. I'. S. soldiers in the (rout line trenches are now being supplied with "gas proof" food containers. \_ Llcut.-Col, Thomas I'lyde Odessa, died In Manitoba Proviiuial Ued fund now stunde at $l,0OS,;!02. Gross Kegina has more than doubled her allotment In the Ked Cross drive. .More than a thousand .Middlesex farmers held their annual picnic at Port Stanley. Work of establlsliia-; the big steel shipbuilding plant at Halifax will ho commenced next week Hamilton City Council will memorialize tho Government to give consideration to soldiers' insurance. the war. Of these 2;i have boon killed and three have won the Victoria ("ross, ' Some 50 or tio hungry "doughboys" of the U. S, arijjy wore gathfr-od up on tho streets and "treated" by Miss lloUworth, manager of the j Home Oolicatesson In Calgary, ERIN P. S. Kvanson. of Preacott, ban huen appointed tlecretary-Treasurer of the Oddfellows' Hellet As.soclatlon of Canada, succeeding tho late Hobert .Meek, of Toronto. (Krem Oor Own r-on-psnnnili nil Diamond City, .lune L'I.-While al work Friday ulght �l .N'o. r, mine, .Max Griep H\i�taliUid several hriilsen and I cuts on tho legs and head by being Peter Aulzon, president of the Pen i� >"�';�'>.v '"P "t insula National Hank of Porllnml, i I'""' " was killed when his automobilo left tho Skyline honlovard ami down a 2fl-toot enibankinenl. rolled .�V ship anil barge have brought 100.000 gallons of Cuban Jnolasses to Bollevlllo from New York City, part of a shipment of several million gallons for munition a manutacturo. - y� St. .Mbiin's School, at Brockvllle, has an honor roll of IIU) "old boys' serving their country. Flvo have won the D.S.O., 10 tho Military .Modal Fuel problem at Windsor. Out., and _ ________ _.................._ other border mnnicipaiitieri is more I and 24 liave been killed in action, critical than generally re allzed. place the Allies in a decidedly better i by those going overseas. companies were cut do.\vn in one ^ P"'^"'"" "le west front. It is ad- 'Movies' across tho border have swoop of artillery lire, and the river has becotrte choked with bodies. The flooding of the river has'made it difficult for the Italians to carry forward their offensive movement on any large scale, bill their rcrtir of the Austrian.-, has been complete. News of this has caused great de-preesion In the-ranks of the Germans in France, as they were confidently told that the Austrian offensive world force Italy out of the war and b;-in.^' ! ^'"">" � I'^^ce offensive. Von Kuehl- \ mltted that Germany is yet powerful ' paid S:^.000,000 in taxes since Novom-enough to strike a terrific blow i against the British and French, but': g^fj prodi^tion across the the fact remains that the power of : border last week was almost 12.500.-the Central Allies lias been waning ] 000 tons. , ever since March 2U while the effect-1 , .... ~T . . I Over $6...00,000 is being spent on iveness ot the Allies has been ever , additions to the U.S. Naval Academy on the increase. j at Annapolis. Granting then, that the pending Ger- - man Hhrust on the west will be L. f ''''''''�'''^  IV S^^n'^lfc' N.J., Is holding up a $6,000,000 U.S. broken, what may we expect in the ;(f(,,n contract.' an early peace. AN UNFORTUNATE INCIDENT. The action bt the military at Guelph in raiding the Boman Catholic Novitiate there appears to have been a foolish undertaking, resulting In nothing but harm in sllrriuK np afresh the sectarian differences we should all- be trying to- avoid in -these tiines o.f stress. The incident is especially unfortunate in view ot the fact that Quebec has apparently been endeavoring during recent months to swing into line in the matter of war endeavor. The Guelph incident will merely serv-e to once more arouse the suspicions of the French Canadians. . However, the sensible war for all to look at it is to consider the incident'merely as a tacflesa blunder" on the part of an over-zealous officer. There are much more grave matters in which Canadians must interest themselves at this time than sectarian qparrels. LETHBRIDGE WOULD LIKE A VISIT FROM "SAMMIES." United States will have one million troops in France by July 1st. This is several months ahead of the schedule, thanks to the British aud i;. S. shipbuilding program and the sucie.'^.s of the British fleet in dealing wiiii the" Tirpitz piratee. Ciflnada has a very lively interest in what Uncle Sam is doing to turn the fide of victory definitely to the. side of the Allies. We know thai the Ijeople of the United States have been proud of what the Canadians have done on the Western front and we like to feel that our opportunity for reciprocal pride is at hand. That i.i why the plan of sending a battalion of U. S. soldiers through Canada on their way to the front was inspirational. The splendid relations between the two countries for tfie past century were further cemented by such action. We would like to see some U. S. Boldiers visit Lethbridge aa they have Calgary, Moose Jaw and other jioints along the main line. Probably it would be impossible ^o eecure a visit from a whole ba'ttftllon, but when tho next battalion is going through the West it might be possible to have at least a company routed this way. IDethbridge would be proud of an op-]ii9rtunlty to do honor to the Sammies ai|d we hope the local authorities will eiiJeavor to have a visit paid this city � portion of the next U. S. battalion crossing Canada. niann's address to the Reichstag reported yesterday,. indicated tjiat Germany was as arrogant as ever. No admission could be made that nclgium would be restored. But might not the German Ghancellor's efforts have been but the commencement �f the peace offensive? The German will undoubtedly put forth his maximum terms first as a basis for further-negotiations'.' From this hiaxJmum he will �be prepared to recede as his military chances- recede. And that he expects to be forced to recede there are already good indications. One of these came from;the pdn of that strong pan-German writer, George Bernhardt in tip Vosslsclie Zeitung' recently when be declared it. could be seen every, day niore cleanly that ^lis war could not be ended by any military, but only,by political action. Proceeding he said: "The Question is whether we want to end the war by an international peace conference or in separate peaces, as we liavo done so far. Separate peaces mean protracted ^var, for which we need not only strong nerves, but food and raw materials, which can on^y be obtained from our enemies' countries. "The Russian bridge that we have built in the East is not safe enougli for us to engage in a new campaign with the mere chance of securing ' ."lO year-s as reeve of the township, what we need. Already this reason ! makes it 'iihperative, tha't the peace! treaty of Brest-Litovsk be revised. We might also offer a separate peace Lieut. J. C. Staley, U.S.R., is under arrest charged with^accepting a bribe from a manufacture'r. John Cillio. an Austrian living In Brooklyn, is accused of threatening to shoot President Wilson. John A. O'llnre, aged fifty-six. a resident of Stratford for 25 years, died after an illness ot more than a year. -Mr. Alfred Washington Guest Ranger, a London solicitor, has been knighted. .Mr, Ranger Is a blind lawyer. New York hotel proprietors predict the possibility ,of having to close their dining rooms if the^ present labor troubles continue. At Detroit seven men were burned and cut, one seriously, when three bombs exploded on the British war tank Britannia, Northern District of Montreal has seceded from the Quebec ProvlnWal Women's Chrietlan Temperance^' Union. -  � Hastings County Council-decided'to continue its grant of $3,000 per m^th to the C'anadian Patriotic Fund for the rest of the year. Cannifion honored the Reeve of*] Thurlow. N, A'ernillyea, In recognition ot 42 years in public life and nearly Labor is urgently needed to Increase the cut of sprnce in British Columbia for aeroplane construction. Arthur .1. O'llare. ot Stratford, died following a lengthy illness. He was born in Brantford M years ago. The advisability ot seizing and operating telegraph lines in the States is under discussion at Washington. .-\. bill authorizing the opening of SO.000,000 Indian-xlands for mining has been introduced at Washington. Some t!0,000 coal miners have been called to~the U.S. colors, according to a trade paper, the Black Diamond. .-Vccording to the New York Citizens' Union the most urgent need in the Legislature Is some new blood. Toronto needs five thousand dwelling houses for working people, according to a report presented by the Medical Health Officer. Although the school is not a largo one, having a membership ot less than 100, the roll of honor shows that the Quebec High School has had 254 ot its ex-pupils serving 'in .\t Chalmers Presbyterian Cliurclj, at Kingston, iiie induction took place of Kev. U. J. Wilson, D.D.. Vancouver, B.C.. who succeeds Rev. Dr. M'.icGllllviay. After filling tho position ot registrar of deeds tor North Grey since 1ST5, Robert .McKnlght died at Owen Sound. Born In Kllkeel, Ireland, ho was in his S2nd year. Ovinia Lalonde. aged three years was instantly killed when a derrick tell on him while he wim playing on the deck of tho barge .Montreal, at Kingston. Mrs. I.sabella Cuthbert, of Alexandria, Ont.. a patient at tho Eastern Hospital. Brockvllle, Ont., committed suicide by drowning In the itiver St. Lawrence opposite the Institution. The Ottawa Journal Bays that ?. H. Qriadale, Director of Dominion ICx-perlniental Farms Is likely to be named Acting Deputy Minister ot Agriculture, siicceodiug G. V. O'Halloran, when the Copyrights Department is transferred from Agricultural to cither Trade and Commerce or Justice, .Mr. O'Halloran is to be appointed chief ot the Copyrights Branch. .'^lol)l^1. It is cusiomary lo leave ber of cars slaUdlng between those slopes at tho dosing of the morning shift for the night shift. Those cars are left standing on an incline sprag-ged. lirlep who was a driver, attenipt-od to lower them for .No.' li mine. lie| took a number and left four slauding i on the incline, lie was rliuj-int; lo ibe j rear end of the trip wlien those on | the incline broke loose, overiaking | hllii, rniinlng llliii down and drafjgiiig i him a distance ot leu or fifteen fi-ei. j Ho was removed lo the hos|iital where | he Is attended by Dr. W. W. Inkrote i aud is doing well. ! Output Increases. The output at .No. li mine had. In-cn>ased considoralily the past two ^ weeks under llie able inanaKenienl of; Parker and Bamley. They have in-stalleil a new fan and practically all the. rooms anil narrow works are doublo shifted and nearly all thi-. miners are paid on contract basis, j Wo look forward for brisk times in, Uiamoiul City during tho fall and; winter. The Diamond City branch Ue,d ! Cross is doing its'hit. The, ladies meet' at the school house every Weilnesday afternoon. Mr. 11. 1). Phillips, chief clerk at the � mine office was kepi very busy Friday aud Saturday nights Issuing re-gistraUon certificates. The 1.0. O. F. are holding their an-'; nnal ball Friday, June 2Sth, al Mr. ^ Wlgan's barn. Commerce. .Mr. and -Mrs. Hugh Scott spent I Saturday evniiing at Lethbridge. j Mr. Thomas Shannon was vi.sltlngj friends at Commerce Friday night. | Wo all .welcomed the ruin on Siiii- j day. especially the farmers and war i gardens around town. ' AUSTRALIA'S WAR EFFORT OUTLINED London. Juna 2r).--(Vin Reuterii Ottawa Agency) - Striking figureH showing Anslrnlla's groat war effort were giveji by Premier Hughes at an .\iistrallan luncheon today. It was Bliowii that Australia had-oii-llsled 4211,000 soldiers, and thai nearly :12II,000 had been transported fourteen ihousand miles, Auslialin alone or-ganlzuil and paid for the equipment, inuintonanco and transportation of this >;i-eat ariny. For tile last two years she lualntiiUicd five lUvisions in !'''rani-o, Iho equivalent ot one cavalry ilivlsion In Rgypt and Palestine and keOt up all'the cadetH lo strength by voluntary enlistment. ' The Royal Australian Navy exceeded nine thousand officers and men. H AIL INSURANCE BE PREPARED HAIL FOLLOWS HOT WEATHER INSURE NOW There is no saving in delay. Only reliable companies represented. R.V. Gibbons & Company Phone 1191 Balmoral Block It transpired in the .N, Y. Supremei Court that, women are earning their', living collecting for charity on a 2,". per cent, commission basis. Satisfy yourself on this point-one cannot find another cigar 80 unifonnly full flavored, fragrant and altogether satisfying as the NOBLEMEN! Have you smoked one l-.tcly? to 'France; bnt, th'en, on such terms thai no French Cabinet would care to reject it, as � it would mean its own immediate undoing. "One of the things we must never do is TO use England as a mediator between ourselves and France. Our peace offer to France must be made direct: nor mu^t we offer Fngland a separate peace, for England is ^ neither ready to sacrifice France.! ference. nor even to piake peace. We inu.st remember that Kngland will strain every nerve to end this war with a general jpeace conference, for such a c6nterence is Kngland's besi chance. "What must we Germans do then'.' Simply try to act in such s way thai we shall enter the conference-room with as many friends as possible." Certainly, signs are not wanting that the temporary military superiority Germany gained through the defection of the .Miles is quickly waning, and that political intrigue will shortly be resorted to in order that Germany mjiy' gain by this course that which she sees herself unable to gain by means of her armies In the field. J. .M.'Wardle, civil engineer of Ottawa, ha.s been appointed to the position of BUperlniendent of the Banff National Park. WILL MAKE THEM WORK MORE HOURS .\fajor .(Very Rev. Dean) Starr is to continue aa chaplain of yip Kingston garrison, inoludlug Barrjefield Camp. , � � . Rev. Peter Bryce urged .pensions for widows in an appeal at thq- session of the Toronto Methodist� Con- Tho Presbyterian Aasembly held in London, -ivas-brought-to-a closo last Thur.iday. Rev. Or, Colin.Fletcher being elected as .Moderator. Washington reports that brokers, as a class, rank richest, and farmers poorest, according to Income tax returns. Robert .\Inore, a New York broker's clerk, has been found guilty of forgeries amounting to over a million djtllars. Washington expects to envelop a number of prominent Irish-American agltatoi's in lior espionage dragnet shortly. 15 cent (Usmlly 2-for-25c) . Mild,-Yet Delightfully Ricli! o the continued success of the busi- C. .\1. Strangelaiid, formerly a secretary at the U. S. Kmbaasy in London, Is under arrest in .New York in a^trade plot case. Wibhineton June "T^- icreo- I I'''o" grandson of nient.''wa''?e;.ched toda\ b ^ .Scm ue ' V/"''";?"'- t."^7'V''K, u^'Tl and House conferes on the legislative. I''^^ .''.L executive and Judicial appeal bill, providing that all government employees In the civil establishments lart in the rebellion ot 1885, One of tho v/eallhio�t men In tho f a^d Shan reee..?"'4,'on^''"^'^^^ P''^ ""^O^'^ ^ax, which Lvlnnilil additi.mal amounts to ?14,800,000. pay annually. JS CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER Hammond, Ind.. June 25._ Alonio Sarqent, engineer of the train which caused the diaaater to the circus train near Garry, Ind.'; last Saturday, was arrested, chara-cd with manslauHhter, .v.(hlle at the Inquest today. Sargent, called as a witness, declined lo testify on advice from hi.5 counsel. A tiionsand ironworkers In a Brooklyn shipyard have gone on alrike despite tho fact that they are jnaking ! a good reason why you should Insure with British America? Be safe rjitl cr than sorry and apply now by letter or telephone to- W. F. Nelson and Company 41k Fifth Street South, Letlibric*pe t Albert* FARMERS Vou know that vain at this tiiiu) of Iho year, after a contln-tied .spell of hot, dry weather, la almost invariably accompanind by Hail. This ha.s been shown'by the recent Hail Storms in North-lOastern Saskatchewan. NOT DELAY I lie wise. Proteci 'your Crops riRht away in tlie strongefit Hrlt-isli ('ouiiiauy licer.Hod in the � Western Canadian Hull li"iald. HAIL INSURANCE i; i'( eogiiizod a(i one of tho ex-perti.ses of Kanninfe', niid you are ( lily running aa unni'COHsary risk in pulliuB oft gotilnifcover-ed. Wo want your businasa and give you in exchange Service and Security We are Local Agents for the Employers Liability Assurance CORPORATION, LIMITED Winnipeg Fire UNDERWRITER'S AGENCY and other I'^lrat (IIbhs Hall liisur-nnco CompanleB, and can cover you promptly. CALL, PHOr^E OR WRITE ARTHUR MITCHELL &c0. Phono 449 Conybeare Block LETHBRIDQE And at Vulcan ;