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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR Ib: Xetbbuibije Deralb c, Siberia DAILY AND WEEKLY Dally Daily, Subscription Rates: delivered, per wnek delivered, per yunr by mail, per your Weekly, by mail, per year TELEPHONES Business Office 1252 Editorial Office 1224 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap- pear dally on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue the sub- scription. Your King and Country need you right 'now! ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR V By sheer weigiit of forces, and by Virtue of the slaughter of thousands of her soldiers. Germany has in her persistent hammering, forced her troops up to the inner defence circle of jhe fortress of Verdun. But. ex- hausted by the most violent fighting. her infantry lies inactive at the very gates of the fort, and only be confined to artillery bombard- ments. The question once more arises, can the Germans take Verdun? Even were they to take It, what would they profit? The taking of Verdun, while a loss to the French, the occu- pation of the fortress would prove an even greater calamity for the Ger- mans, in the very slaughter of thou- sands such a capture would entail. Seeming victory, then, would be turn- ed into actual defeat. Not to stop with the crushing of the Austrian defences in Bukowiua and Nis OF TIII; in SSIAX STKAM LVUBRIDCK tJAILY HERALD 27, 191fi P IA AICKED UP IN FOR THE BUSY MAN A ladies' recruiting club ie formed at Regiha. The desert town of was destroyed by fire. Rev. R. M, Phalen. pastor at Markham, Out., in dead. The old Leland Uotel at Wamwright. Alberta, was destroyed by-lire. Edmonton property owners are ad- vocating the siile of the street rail- way to privato interests. Rev. Goo. .M. Chlbley inducted pastor of Knox chuivh, flamo- Ont. appeal !u county to raise another men for overseas. Lam" of the hattal.on sentenced at HamilioLi to one for forgery. Atliu ('pnHGrvntlvBS httvn nominal- W. X. Miu'donnld for H. 0. loglsla- ,Iiire. Or.'H. R YOUUK. the former l momhor, lias been appointed secre- "fovlncliil board of hcnltti. ;Hon. Win. V. Algcr, American con- sul at Mnzntlnn. Mexico, has boon traiififerretl to i-'enilo, relieving Vlco- Consul J. R. Pollock, who is now in charge of the constitute. Mr. Pollock still remains as vice-consul for the Fernio district. Pionocr John Henry Aloxander. of- ficially reported admitted to NIL .1 general hospital at 'Boulogne OIK Juno S, with shrapnel wmimta hi the body, is a sou of Staff-S'ergt. Alexander of the Mounted Police lit iMnelood. Helen Murdoclc, daughter of Mr. and'Mrs. Andrew 'Miirdock, formerly residents of Hamilton, but now of] Winnipeg, will receive a Royal Hu- mane medal for rescuing two boys from drowning in the Assiniboine river. South Oxford ConservnUviE Associa- ion elected 3. R. Lee of Ois.t'mlU: irestdcnt. Queen's medical faculty has pre- sented a motor car to Queen's Ambu- ance Corps at Barrietleld camp. Adam Spence, aged S8. one of the ioneers of Brantford. and founder of j the City Carriage Works, te dead. Sergt.-Mnjor W. G. Laird, ot Winni- peg, killed In action, was a champion golfer. At the recent B. C. Methodist con- 'erence. a full blooded Indian, who md passed all the required theological examinations, was ordained to the ministry. This is the second Indian to be ordained in that conference. Lieut. Kenneth Mnckinnon. a Queens' graduate in medicine, who went overseas as a dresser to Clive- den hospital and was later gazetted a lieutenant in the Royal Army'Medi- cal Corps, has returned on furlough i and married Lucy Scott of Xnpanee. i Xorth Augusta, a small village 15 miles from Brockville. OnL, claims to have the oldest resident of Leeds and Qrenville. if not of Ontario, in Rufus A very, who has reached his lOSth year. Mr. Avery is still hale and hearty, and continues to do his own work on the small farm., Wm. Burgess, presii 'cine Hai Trades and Labor Council, enlisted. During the national convention of Dunkarks. held at Fairvitjw, Mo., it t ol" the Medi- j was decided that members of the H. Arthur Harding, of Port Rowan. I Out.. a former resident of Okotoks, This map shows the extent of the remarkable June drive or the Russian army into Austrian territory. ras killed in action. Dr. Ernest Hall will ue an independ- Galfcia, the Russians by a supreme [proposed tor Lethbridge is Glengarry delegates voted solidly Ient candidate for Jture In Victoria. tlie B. C. Legisla- effort have also shattered the ofi'en- sive of the Germans under Hfndeii- burjj on the'Skohod river, aiid are driving them back. The Russian suc- in the south are being repeated farther to the north. Prom the Italian front also comes news of Italian successes in "drivin. back the Austrian forces in the Tren tino district The interest ami sinking charges j tor church union at the recent on such a plant would be an- uually. and allowing for operat- ing expenses, this brings the total au- FfLTRATlON PLANT SOLUTION After years of experience idth. muddy water" during high water sea son, the city council ims'decided tha the lime has come for a change In these conditions. They have decided that a filtration plant in connectioj I with the present system is the solu tion. It now remains for them to plan the system, make an estimate of the cost, receive the approval of the Pro vincial Board of Public Utilities for i the espendtturVa'nft submit the bylaw to the burgesses for their approval i before undertaking the work. There were two possible solutions j for the dirty water problem comront- ing the commissioners when t 1 commenced serious consideration of the matter this spring. They had the alternative of putting in a gravity water system from the St. Mary's river and bringing the supply in by pipeline over a distance of 35 or 40 miles. The estimated cost of a two- foot main for this purpose was 000 This was a very conservative estimate based on the experience of other cities. At the present time tliis amount of money would cost the city nual cost, to about or about; in the county is a Presbyterian. cents per thousand gallons. As 1 the present cost of water. cents j The 13tQ Mouuted Rifles t a per thousand of which is paid to Ilt Otmwa They eral assembly. That is remarkable. I work, has ceased publication. Glengarry is the home of real Presby-1 lerianism. Nearly every Protestant L Lois Jensen- bah-v daughter of 3Jr. Henry Jensen, was drowned in river near Swift Current. the electric department, is about 14 cents deserved I They had to wait a long time oe- Mrs. Richard Henderson died near j Okotoks. She was a native of KJngs- viile. Ontario. faith may not own motor cars without the approval of their brothers. Ob- jectors to the "devil buggies" asserted that they would create pride and dis- per thousand gallons, the cost with fore easl they wU, ghow j the filter will be about 16 cents or less, as against IS or 20 cents under the gravity system, As between the two systems, and there seems to be, no others within J. H. Anderson, of Saskatoon, was that they are made of the best stuff: [elected grand master of the .Masonic the firsi opportunity that offers. Grand Longe of Saskatchewan. A law office dispensing high class legal advice, for which no fee is j charged, is the unique departure an-1 nounced for Camp Hughes this sum-1 mei'. Lieut. X. V. Richardson and j Orderly-Room Sergt. J. L. Ross, of the I 200th battalion, are the associated j barristers who will carry on the ven-1 ture. j In the death in action of Edmund i M. MeColl, a well known Alberta rancher, J. A. MeColl. Liberal member of the legislature for Acadia, is for i the second time bereft of a brother in j this war. Lieut. B. C. McColI. who went out with the first contingent and i met death at St. Julien. was a brother of the Acadia member. the bounds of practicability at the present time, the Herald does not hesitate in making a choice, knowing i William B. Leeds, widow of i B. B. Manning, accountant in the nlp AmpriV-tn tin mi en n to ic and.Pincl.er Creek are dls-jDominion Bank. Orlllia. has been pro- to be engaged to playing sound sense in providing rest [looted Lo the position of manager of rooms for farmer's wives, encourage shopping to be This done all the nstails of e-tpenditure and J and make the lalllesjbeen disposed of :to Mr. Gordon [the branch at Dresden, Ont. The P. Burns "Q'.' ranch at of knowing the city's present financial position. With our present assess- ment, we have already reached almost the limit of our borrowing power, and we would be strained to the limit to borrow an additional "We feel that Taber and Pincher Creek JGleichen, who takes possession this' are interested in Iheir welfare. Every month. The price was per acre, town in the country should put this j plan into effect. I marry 1'rince Christopher of Greece. Mrs Leeds, who was Mrs. Nobnie May Stewart Worihington, when she mar- jriea me "tmpiate king" in 1900, has enjoyed on income from since the death of her husband 1908. Hector Mclnnes. K.C. of Halifax, likely succeed Chas. E. Tanner, Calgary ratepayers voted doubt too whether it would be gooditwo itwo bylawa subraiUed the K.C., as Conservative leader in Nova against .Scotia. lusioess to borrow half a million with money at such rates as are command- ed at present. It would seem there- ore to our way of thinking that the he Albertan elaii penditure was absolutely while the Herald argued tha at- the ei- J. D. McMillan, of Lindsay, has other standpoint. It is clear that rate- jbeen appointed superintendent of the necessary. division of the G. T. R., vice from theju. F. Coyle, deceased. r way ot tninKing tnat the l i fnr rho. mron-vor T T fh i In all western cities will not A majority or the Berlin newspaper tor iae ot fcf expenditures at this i Proprietors have decided to reduce the do is to vote the j size of their publications from July iridge to do is to vote the [eccssary for the filtration plant. ttiume' The strf aay be argued that It is just a tern- demand- orary arrangement, but we would my is their oint out tnat a filtration plant with The men of the cloth are not shirk- gallons capacity should meet jing Uieir dut-v in this war- The Chris' he needs of the city until we out that no less or more. On that scoro here should be no hesitation. Nor [than fifty-three ministers and proba- tioners of the Alberta Methodist con- about eight or per cent, so that the annual charges on the pipeline alone would be about This -would bring the water to the present distribution system, but 'would do awov with the pumping plant. Figur- ing on the basis of a daily consump- tion of gallons of water, the .cost of bringing the water to the present distribution system would b'e about Sc per 1000 'gals. This with the coil of distributing and other opera- tion and collection costs would bring the coat of water up to over 18 cents per thousand gallons. It is also to be remembered that the installation of a. gravity system would mean prac- tically the scrapping of the present pumping plant at the power station. A3 the power plant receives pei thousand gallons for pumping, the svstem would knock the power department out of that amount of revenue, resulting in a loss in the elpctric department, and a consequent raising of electric lighting rates. The Dumping plant bonds have still about hpuld there be any hanging back on he ground that the filtration system will not supply pure water, it in known, that plants now in operation supply water 98 per cent, pure, and typhoid epidemics should not be fre- quent under such a condition. ference, and fifty-eight the 'dent publications from July- owing to the increasing cost of papei Wm. Humphrey, who first reache Victoria, B. C., in IgiiS, died there las week. He was a former alderman. H came west from Simcos, Out. Flight Lieutenant Clarence E. Rog ers. of the Royal Flying Corps, sor Rogers, of Toronto, presi if the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co is missing. just as well. too. It is indeed a holy' Medicine Hat Trades and Labo war. (Council censured the Calgary Trade [and Labor Council for takin'g-ijlega kat'ahewan conference are in act! service. All the churches are doing Sanford Evans has outlined the diffi-i steps to dissolve the Alberta Federa tion of Labor. Howard Pratt, C. P. R. engineer o e queson o pure water for four years or more now As jar i Canadians of both political parties nas received news of the The Herald has been hammering !cutlies of our grain marketing system. I away at "the question of pure water! 11 is now the duty of' our farmers, and conserntentlv to all our time the gravity system was broached, 20 years to run, and scrapping the plant would not release the city from paying the interest on the bonds. So that charge have to be carried by the waterworks system Ui any case whether a gravity system were in- stalled or not. Against this propo'sai, there was the other alternative of installing a me- chanical filtration plant with a capa- city of gallons daily in con- nei.uon with the present system. Such systems have already been installed irt Medicine Hat and Macleod and are declared to be furnishing the resi- dents of those towns water that is 98 placed in a position iyhere he can effectively. the city from considering the filtra- tion plant more seriously. But the citizens have been disgusted with nearly five month3 of muddy and im- SHjp SUNK pure water, with a typhoid epidemic sandwiched in. and the commissioners! Madrid, via Paris. June c of the crew of the steamer Herault would be lacking In their duty if they arrived at Castellon. The Herault was did not bring matters tc a head. This they seem to have done, and i we believe that the citizens will be; well advised if they study the informa- tion set out in the commissioners' report carefully, and decide to get behind the movement for a filtration plant. I sunk by a submarine in the MedHer- This is the last week and the last month of the open bar in Alberta. percent pure. The.cost of the .filter United, States; Jim Cornwall will command a bat- talion. Jim isn't any coward and he can be counted upon to get right into the thick of the fray. A bull mooae was found walking on he streets of Port Arthur. It must lavo become disgusted .with Teddy loosevelt and. crossed..over frnm tins Hail Insurance Let us place your risk. We guar- antee reliability of the Company and FAIR de- tt now. R. V. Gibbons Co. Balmoral Lethbridfie, Phone 1191 dowir. William Tcdd, chief engineer of the provincial government, haa been ap pointed superintendent of Edmonton's pumping and filtration station at a salary of J1SO a month. Herbert R a Montreal news paperman, son of an Anglican minis- ter, Rev. Thomas Richards of Liver- pool, England, was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood at Lon- don, Ont., by Bishop Fallon. Pte. L. Lessee, charged at Kingston with desertion from tiifi 80th battalion. his Jittle son had said he would die In three days if his daddy enlist- ed, and this actually sec was acquitted. Pte. J. C. AngHn, a Methodist pro- bationer In Alberta, who went over- seas with the Princess Pain, report- ed missing. He was at one time 4n of the Methodist church at Hillcreat. Miss Estelle Stead, daughter of Wm. T. Stead, the famous journalist, who was lost in the. Titanic disaster, has become editor or the Review of Re- views, in place of'tier .who has gone .to the The embassy of King George stands first in America to appoint a woman to its diplomatic service with diplo- raatlc rank. This departure is shown j in the report made by Sir Cecil Spring- j Rice to the state department at Wash- j "ngton. the arrival of Miss Violet I skine. secretary, and the addition of i her name to the diplomatic list pub- Hshed monthly by the slate depart-1 ment. Lieut. Howard Fuii'er. who left To- ronto with the 4Sth Highlanders, and j is the youngest son of the late H. H.} Fuller of Hamilton, and Mrs. Fuller, j Macdonald Hall, Guelpb, is reported killed in action In France on June the day of the battle of Zillebeke. He i was familiarly known as "Pete" and i formerly belonged to the 29th Van-! couver battalion. He was a grandson of the late Robert Spratt of Toronto, j and Bishop Fuller, first Bishop of! Niagara. i Inspector W. J. Beyts. thn mounted! police officer who is in charge of a J patrol detachment, inquiring into the murder of two Americans. Hadford and Street, by the KHHn-E-MuIt tribe'! of Eskimos in the Arctic, is to be re- j Ileved. Inspector F. H. French is to take his place. With three con-1 stables, Chinn. Douglas and Crombie. he will leave for Baker Lake to take over the work being done by Beyts. He will. go by way of Montreal and will saii in the steamer Nascopie. He taking with him a fine team ,hf trained dogs. The Wesleyan at Didabury. Manchester, Eng., is after conference, and to be Prof. closed George Jackson, B.A., formerly of Victoria university, Toronto, is to go to the Wesleyan church at Brfxton Hill. This 8 one of the famous chapels of iUe- bodism, and was the scene Mr. lugh Price Hughes' ministry before e started the West London Mission. Lieut. Chas. P. Cotton, killed In ac- [nn, was a son of the late Gen. Cot-j on and was engaged to be married o a daughter of W. K. George of To- onto. Many Presbyteries within the ynods were unanimously represented 11 favor of union at the recent gen- ral Some of these were: 3rince Edward Island, with eight otes; Pictou, N. S., with eleven j otes; Truro, with five votes. Of all j Vova Scotia's ministerial delegatpB, j ot one voted against union. op-j OHltion from the Maritime synod ame from New Brunswick. Other narilmoiis expressions canie from the resbyteriea of Orangevllle, with eight dtea, Stratford with six votes, Huron with five votes. Glengarry with six ptes, Broekvllle with fiye votes, Que- en with three votes. Sudbury wltft votes, and Algoma with Uires 30 More Speed 30 More Power 40 More Mileage 7 PARCEL POST PAID YOUR MONEY BACK NEVER HAS TO BE ADJUSTED. Makes starting easy Fits any car. Attached in five wears out- fits any taneous results. Compensating Vapor Plug Ic doing all that we claim for every than we claim for thousands. But you don't have to take their word for its efficiency. Proved Saving on Any or Old We will let you prove to your own entire your own under just the sort of driving conditions that you meet day In and day the Compensating Vapor Plug wilt produce better results than we claim provided the motor of your car Is in good condition.. We make this offer to you in spite of the fact that the Compensating Vapor Plug has stood the most strenuous tests given.by skilled engi- neers under road conditions that the average driver would not meet once in a year. We are letting you be your own judge in spite of the fact that we have the reputation in this community for being reput- able business men who wouldn't handle anything but reputable goods. Begin Saving Gas Bills Today-Clip Coupon Now Accept this satisiied offer here and now. The price is ?7.flO to yon and to we ask Isth.at.you send us the coupon with a S7.00 check, P.O. or Express Money or- der a til you are more than satisfied. If, after a 30 day trial, you can do without the Compensating Va- por Plug, simply send it back and we will return your full do-' WHY delay? Tear or cut off the coupon mail it Cut This Mall Today SUPERIOR SUPPLY CO LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Enclosed find in full pay- ment for one Compensating Va- por with the understand- ing that you guarantee it for life and will refund my deposit in full if I return your device to you within ;jQ days. 1 use a Name of Car -Model Name address size carburetor Year Superior Supply Co. 13TH STREET 2ND AVENUE. LETHBRIDGE. HAIL INSURANCE o and In event of loss, you get full payment. The British- America (Strongest Canadian) Assets and the Home Insurance of New York, GUARANTEE Lowest Rales, Prompt Apjustment, Beat Protection TELEPHONE 'CALL W.F: NELSON 416 5th Street South TELEPHONE 1214. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. P. 0. BOX 354. 1 DO NOT DELAY LONGER IN PLACING YOUB HAIL INSURANCE With the CONNECTICUT FIRE INSURANCE'CO. Assets Incorporated 1850. Surplus POLICIES WRITTEN AND DELIVERED THE SAME DAY APPLI- CATION IS MADE At THE OFFICE OF W I L S O N S K E I T H C. P. R. Lands and General Insurance Agents, SHERLOCK BLDG. PROMPT SETTLEMENTS. .PHONE 1343. Happy Farmer SEE THIS TRACTOR Calgary Fair Alberta distributors Jack Blair Co. Phone 1544. Lethbtidge, Alia. ;