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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AND WEEKLY etors and Publisher* ^It^lM^tEtHBRiDGE HERALD PRINT - si- IBS'St? COMPANY, LIMPED , �S 6th Straet South, Lethbrldg* ? � W. A. Buchanan s>i **m*dent and Paging Director ?onn Torranco - . Business Manager against li)law of tho province should be punished, no matter what his opinion of the law may he. The law is the law and should ho observed by every citizen. Those who deliberately break the. J aw are not good citizens. T h _ . r TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office *  * 4*4* * � � 4 * * * ll 1262 1224 THE BLOOD INDIAN RESERVE Women gate Keepers tare now em-There is not much difference of ployed at the {InIon depot, Ottawa. opinion in Alberta about what should � j-� v\ I be done with the land the Blood In- ..Th* Merchants Banfc-wM remodel , , . * . . the Grand Central hotel property In dians have consented to surrender, collinswood and occupy it. without *a dissenting voice, there is a � i - demand that tho land should be kept I Murdoch McLeoo% former superin-but $ the ni&riV of speculators, which I tendent of the Orptienm theatre, Win- nipeg, is dead. He was a native of j Kincardine, Ont. . ' ~ " Miss Hortense I^ecta, daughter Subscription Ratej; Dally, delivered, per week . Daily, delivered, per year Bally, by mail, par year ., Weekly, by mail, per year * 4 . .10 .$5.00 .$4.00 .$1.50 ^ .Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S.. $2.00 ft Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on address label. Acceptance of papers fJVe expiration date Js bur authority to continue the subscription. ,TKE PROGRESS OF THE WAR There Is a growing feeling that Japan may pend force? to Siberia to protect allied interests and also enable U to combat the Gorman menace ,jUi th� east which of conrsto the J Japanese cannot tolerate. It is clear 'that Japan has made proposals to the '^willed, powers and, important action 'way he announced at any moment The Russian situation is difficult bo -interpret. One thing is sure, there is 'j� strong element anxious to combat .-the German advance and there is no Hisign that the Germans have any inten-tkm of ceasing their campaign in. Sna-r via means* th;at koanould be possessed by men. vh� .TfrSli so upon the land, and j'reside and cultivate the soil, Vt \� generally agreed also that this one i �t Mr. and.Mrs. J.KiFpIlOck of Pernio hundred thousand acres should bo da- j ^j^"1* to ^S�G ^ckus, of Los A'oted to soldiers' settlement. That has been our contention and we hope thai the government will be able to place the sections of the reserve, that the Indians are agreeable to part with at the disposal of the returned men. The views already expressed in the legislature show that opinion is Quito general*that soldiers* settlement must not be confined to lands generally known as homestead lands. Land accessible to railroads and sections of the country already settled must be The Bed Gross of Revels toke riiaed $I4srvai\the.result of a teg day. - .i , - f ..ft ' , mm Th^re is now a direct wire between tho war trade board at Ottawa and the Canadian war mission at Washington. � _r a * _h Teh -Americans have been .captured br thV'a'erinahs ridftr Chavighon; on *the 5fw"nciil'Wnt.JBef!inrhaa announc- ed." Rev. Davjd Grey� of Voitderhoof, lost all the contents of hla,home by fire, with the exception ,of two trunks-of clothing and-a few books. ^^^^^^^^^^^ It is understood that J. A. Bowman, acting superintendent of Immigration and colonization, has been appointed superintendent of ~the~governmenfc em- j near the Skav Lighthbuse while in ployment bureau Which is being established in Manitoba. Accusations- of tfoason and disloyalty weremaxle againat Socialist members of the New York board of aldermen, during ameeUng of that body. The salary of the Fernie fire chief has been raTa^d from |116 to $125 per month. As'ia rule aAPernio fire chief earns his money observes the Kara-loops Sentinei. Thd ;pani8h government has declared the Igotr'Mehdl. which-went ashore At Vancouver, Grant Hall, vice-president of the C.-P� -iL announced that ti\e O.P.R. would not undertake any acquired if the settlement of the so!-! new construction" work this year but diers upcm the laud is to be made \ that about eight million dollars would 5 t � J a :; On the weat*m/7 front th� �n�my 4ohOTra signs of Wjtmty but the allies .4 �ettitE^�ai ^ocosafully at erory iappearance> ^TCT^feR^WTCH OUT 1 ,** + � DR. EATON IS REAL M^AD ; : )a * T^e war is 'traflsfonnins''&e wprid". Think of amirJster other ^ffl^^ly Sunday, taiMns. thiil way (baloTe-tife war: *'^nen I stand hefore" the judgment the Almighty I^jant to be able "ite^fiJbk mr God in the^ face i�t tell attractive. Millions of acres along-'side and close to railroads, await the settle^* This, land is in the ^pssessio?: of railroads, speculators, leaseholders ;and the Indian tribes. The settle-meijf ofr this vast area would assist in eoivlng our railroad problem, and would avoid the necessity of spending vast sums of money for new railroads, highways and other conveniences. In the Ottawa letter in an adjoining column while it is made clear -.that there'fe abundance of land still un-Settled, it is shown that there is .practically nbVoTesJrable homestead lands close :to*me^aeroBa a maaiLwith boh^^tft sax Jtb hiin: ^ide, fcriptaante let us been, taken .up, \ The more soldiers who will go upon the land with the earnest intention of staying there and engaging in. farming as their life occupation, theimore desirable it will he for Canada and the more helpful It will be in'the settle-!ment" otf our after the war problems. We.^caait expect much settlement w& as^&he soldierj? to ^o into* the wfiderneas to take,;iip .land. We .can ericoura^iEettlameni ;hy acquiring the li iit Lace d. LH �I _ j - � h :�: 4 slap him" e him sjjjgjuis damned t^fihen stand ocr/adiewxieet-?ann>-wai V?him get down ^^lij3n'e>flE/2&'^B^ iilongs; With the Kalserisi^^ ^ an propagandist the sam'e Iray/Hfei-mer his face off. You have ropes here I rand steel girders. Use them!" >^ JJorrors of horrors! Who do you J-Hhlhk, -was talking that way. Not a V r f!we&tern oowpuncher, aurely? No, dear y\ifrieads; it was a clergyiman, a native >^aon of Canada,' Rev. Dr. Charles A. >n, formerly pastor of Bloor street baptist church, Toronto, and now of * -1. 1 ... w , uale largely; for Problem for the gpy>rlt ^Wb*ut all war problems are bl^iand the people look to the government to solve them. 7 1 Hon. A. G. MacRay makes a noise like a tmember of the opposrtlon, Three Pullman cars, one day coach and a baggage car on the southbund Monon passenger train No. 3 Chicago to Louisville, turned over at Ash Grove Ind., yesterday. None ot the passengers were seriously Injured. The coroner's verdict on the deaths in the Allan mine explosion was given out. at Halifax. , ifhe jury fijids that the explosion occurred on the 1200-foot level in one of-two plates. They recommend that a commission of mine experts be appointed to make a full investigation into the working of the coal mines. inJPicitpu county. The administration � me* dm en t to the drart law to brin^ in'm^n^-they reach the age of 21 was brought up in the1 U. S. senate as, emergency legislation for immediate pass a fee but was finally put over until today;. Without discussion the senate passed another resolution authorizing the president to call into immediate military service skilled experts in industries ' or agriculture. The Canadian Council; of Agriculture will meet in annual' convention in Regina, on March 11th ajnd 12th. the conventionvWjU bring- together representatives of the United Farmers! of Alberta, Alberta Co-operative Elevator Company, Saskatchewan Grain Growers' Association, Saskatchewan :Co-j operative Elevator^Company, Manitoba Grain Growers*. Association, C^irain Growers' Grain Company of Manitoba, United Farmers of Ontario, United Farmers Co-operative Company of Ontario, and the Grain Growers' Guide? 1 " ^: the Kaiser on the street he might go vn tue eviaence pree.enteq py tne S' �o far.aa *o put*fcini on 'the oaaualty, .JWjW they are . certainly (,de; ; *�* ''' 1;- ^ - ^r^^dfek'increase^ ^gesVheve r ^ ' . _ gone np in nearly all occuBafions and it police force seeing ?:� ^ . be zmich under manned, according4 v; ;: Stp. th.e atatement made by Premier ^/-\'Of|iat�waFt* in tbe legislature. As Iong> iiOT THE LIQUOR ACT IN ENFORCEMENT " i :at is the case, this force cannot e the law satiafiac^o^ily. At t there is very much complaint ffi/;^#boul,.the enforcement of^'the IiIq,uor ^tci'andit'ifl warranted., UnquesUon-i|f :iSfcly;thereis a great deal of illicit sale liquor in LethbridgS and uridoutot-^throughout the province. It Is ot bo long ago since a local taxi ver declared it was Impossible to �r-v-.r-'- > - Mi \. 1 (that is true or not so �ar as the taxi , tontines a ,is .^pocerned we, do not ^now,. l|>ut"it Was'1 certainly a tip to the authorities that liquor was-being handl-Xed through* these sources.-' What -has 'been 46ne to expose the men who .^jtrsirfc in liquor In this way? We ere ,-^ld Ibat it is practically impossible to \ ,;. ^aojcenieht of. the liquor act. Faults remedied and pro- It -would appear that the government with 68 of a majority should be satis-fled that it has sufficient power to do the things -the people demand. �v.v-r :[" On the evidence presented by the In a recent newspaper contest in California, B.-T. Lowery, of the Greenwood Ledge^vho is sojourning in tho south during the winter, won the first prize for writing the best and shortest love Tetter offered by one of tho California publications. 1 Three young men, William Sherwood, Alfred Beattie and Wilbert Beat-tie, who were arrested recently in the bush near- Nanaimo Lakes, B. 6." for failing to comply with the military service act, were each sentenced to pris-ob for twelve months in the Victoria police court. The British steamship Manhattan of 8,000 tons; gross, was torpedoed, but remained afloat, while in convey of warships ah� other American merchantmen a few weeks ago, it was an-aounced. by the owners, the Atlantic Transport Company.. The Manhattan, it was stated* put back to a British port, discharged her cargo and is be^ Ing repaire,^,1 The American and Japanese ambassadors arrived at Vologla, Russia on a special^ train. Their trip was an uneventful one. The Chinese tand Siamese ministers, the Brazilian charge d'affaires, and the American Red Cross-representatives also have arrived there. .-The ambassadors are remaining hr Vologia, pending developments. * 1 x l Thbmas^A. 'SpelUchy of Schenectady, N. Y# was Elected president of th International Association of Fire Fighters and W." A^ "Smith, Washington, D.dV^'as'eTe&eol secretary-treasurer. ? A?'-number  'jctt^vide' pXesldfflits were chosen, i'nciu'dljig George J. Richardson ofVari;;mag-* hituderof ' the job" ^jaM^iaa^er)'' classify- thi^^i^^li^^^mt^ffi H�*-,bt schern^^fdrirthefseWte^ of/abldiers^cthe Iam^*hic^jS^, been .pouring, into thB- ^overhmeutr offices for''the- past .yeari ever-y-conceivable --proposition - is--to; rn^m^^t in biid;todV X froi ment i:\uy^^at the ^lV#lib^^turned t4mM$m tho lah^Tirf^|v*6stern ^hMestead ^lilipre is iiifp^4and to tyifr, jnumuer i0S:pf/tho dean^-"purvey- oonimicallyj ^ua^|pr which( n$x$y$$Q vsjttme #g$fiater bur- 1 t � � i ri turned sdldieri tfesiroua; v ot goings on the* 'land, ^wiU^retus^ ttf^xHe bim- 5v;,now>Demg, ed^vinlthq; K^r;6&aratldh4f6r the^i^ingrdi^ mis^Uv ^twsifxr^ai^ -^^rj^rrtr* -ftps .government for-the1 pn>J�ie*6c working out a scheme which will meet, in some measure at least, the necessities of the case. In a matter of such magnitude involving expenditures that will run Into immense sums It may be assumed that it is the government which will have to'accept the responsibility of determining the scheme; the ifunc- acres, ed and m^W^y^k^^^^ ^ over 1 tions of the land settlement board iand tfleld notes it becomes at once must be of necessity, advisory and executive. Meanwhile a lot of business ror the new board is developing under the legislation of last session providing for -a loan of $2,500 at five per cent, to returned . soldiers who go on the land. The provision is fairly elastic. Under it, returned soldiers who have bought land, who are working land which they held before the war, or who have home-steaded, have a right to this loan, subject to the regulations of the board as to the manner in which it Is to be expended; and the applications for these advances have been piling up until they now number about 1,500. These applications are from every province in Canada. The returned soldier going back to his farm iu Ontario is as alive to the advantage of securing this assistance from the government as Is the western soldier who has picked ou,t his homestead and is preparing to settle down as a producer. The complete . regulations governing tne allotlng of this money have not been worked out yet, and the machine Tor applying the act has yet to be constructed; but as the applications before the land settlement board are by parties who are either on the land, or are preparing to go on it, In readiness for this year's campaign for greater agricultural production, "speeding up" Is necessary in order that the assistance may be given in time. ^Temporary arrangeemnts for 'dealing wifh these cases are therefore bemg made. Iri the westr the11"Dominion land agents and homestead inspectors will be impressed into the ^b'nii^o^ half- dectibh farms.',;' . These figures appear to 'suggest an almost inexhaustible reservoir of public-owned lands from which homesteads 'can be- drawn at will, for returned . soldiers; but when 1 tho situation t is subjected to intensive study in the light of maps, railways aparent that this is a sheer illusion. The map shows a certain amount of homestead land in Alberta proximity to railways; but this can be dismissed at once from4he calculation: if the land was* any good -.it^would not be vacant. It may be laid down, as an incontrovertible proposition that in the older settled portions of the western provinces there, is no remaining homestead lands within reach of railways which Is worth owning. * There are a considerable number of goojfl homesteads - perhaps two*-thousand -available along the McArthurr railway into the Peace River; but thesis are rapidly. going. There is a considerable Influx of soldiers into that district. No doubt considerable areas of homestead land could be made acceptable by building'fairways. A study of the interesting: and valuable settlement maps published from time to time by the interior department shows very clearly the Intimate relation there is between railroad building and settlement. Thus the extension of the C. N. R. Oak Point branch to Gypsum-vine, and of, its Inwood branch to the neighborhood Qf:Fish'er River was followed by ^the alihost immediate, taking up of every available homesteaj} in these districts. Large extension? Of the /railway,-systems pf " Western Canada'is the thing that is' least likely to* happen' In, Western Canada during the perib.d of iUaie when the problem ctfr placing  the returned solr dier on the land - will have to be solved. � It.-, will therefore be. necessary'to- -rdeal*:.wHb?.tdo^quesMon with conditions aa;. .they,,...are. The homestead proposition will appeal to a though .'it..is ;vremme.if;ttom;,' faciUtieay which*' 'Will* Wbl: PAG!) gone itp in nearly all occupations and the nigh cost of living falls heavier/) upon the salaried class than any other class. i Three hundred society women of New York tave organia?ed to teach the -pcHo> now{to economize. This leads the Kingston Whig- to remark that the poor know more about that subject in a month thanvthe society women could hopeltb dq^in a millennium. ' io tfot want to �ee this war stopped," said Mr. Proudifoot, the new Lib. era! leader in Ontario, '^tmtil the Ger- mans are. treated to womethlng like that'vfbi'Ch the Belgians and other peo-pfes^iiTe^'Buffer:ed,n\.T'l^t should be the detenmination of every loyal citi-Germany should be made toi " V�p$Ht"P* ft^Wwn: iroedicSne. 1916, was bbrn" at ' Harveyr Albert County, New Brunswick; oh November -JO, 18;70. He was., educated.,in^his native province- and 'staft^om^ his business life to become a printer. �When-he left schobWhe^becam^^the proverbial! printers* devil in the orifice of"the Observer of fiafvey Bsjpki^.B. Iii 1892 he sett>ed*in>>Boiton, Mass., and for-four yearsrwork^;.in the office ^of the Boston Heraid:Mafling: eyeslgh t compelled him -to relinguiBh^itha "fitiek" for fresh fields. Mr. Brewster had visited British^Go-. lumbia several times and in 18dj.6 he decided to make his home in thisrpro-vince. He becameras^Qciated>wit�u the transportations-business and was an officer in the old Canadian Pacific Navigation ^mpany.^Fpr a time he was manager of a gehere(l trading, "and fishing business, and in 1902 he'$f^eciiciae Uat.division since theKSP.lt. stretched its band otf steel'across the'continent but it is sajfe to #a,y t�at ^I^Icine Hat' neVer, had greater resets ' at parting: with! a superintendent tJ^at ^ feels; in losing C. D^^'kihtoBh.- -He has | majority, been a^ood man'as an^bffi'cial of the'i.upon ,�o; form,a.vgov company and Ar-^~*- ~__~i -iT/fho�iiu.^�irT wnmif. lent Citizen, mojiifg^e wi trI^wi^|nduBW*r'^^^&t02Ugence. \ IOsJ stated that-oa'ugia* Fairbanks if mj ers ^ tpjdiscuss war ^iaafures. He .was wilB^to the XI ^#rer^me^\thls>to^ed ^Illn^sa ^^t^ Oalg^ WS^,^ ^\ -Is; hospital;:while the British ..Columbia y^ -#^00 ^^ffit^'FPW; legislature,:ddJou&ei;k permit nb tnattor agent after all tax is sure to iwbo^Wexately off dads' Ween ill' on Havre, Feb. 28.-(Associated Press) Baron De Urouevllle, the Belgian foreign minister, gives the Associated Press the following statement concern-* Ing the recent speech Cf Count Von HertHng, the German imperial chancellor: ''Belgium views are known and have not changed. It affirmed them quite recent 1>. In its .answer/tor the Holy See on December 24, f;it/a. shame .3�*!tfce way �hey wor^^ *elp 4n::this $W [-store? meen lipu^#-fe' >nd THE UNITED CHURCH 0$ Wesley Church Rev. Chas. E.Cragg, Bi D., Pastor. Residence 320 11th St. S. * . . . , ,( *vPhones: l^arsana^V 4d4f Church Study 408 Claude Hughes, Musical Director . 11 a.m.: Morning Worship, sub&cU- baptist r First Baptilt Clra^c^ | Cor. 3rd Ave. and 9th St. S.' Rev. C 3aker, Potior � j Service' sat 11 a.m,,anji.t-7;30'- p.m. Rev. C. C. McLauren t^IU preach at the , a.m. service..The,p^fitor will preach in the-, evening. y'\, - "The" Sixth Clause .of 'the Creed'He I Subject: "Which, of. ^e Many Gods Descended Into Heii." �  . That are Offered Us; We Need ;12 noon:. Bible' School and Bible); After the War7.", V>' v Class; Missionary Sunday, program pCommuniou at the clpseAPJC the.'even- NORTH LETHBRIDGE ; Rev, E, J. Hodgins, B.A., Pastor ,1271 5th Ave. N. . Phone 1859? 10 a.m.; Glass Meeting for boys-'and' "girls. 11 a.m. Topic: "The Keeping Power of God." 2.00 p.m;:. Beginner's and Primary,! Depts. of the Sunday School." 3,15 p.m.: Other Depts. of the Sunday School. i� 7.30 Topic: "The Churches' Relation  to Society." ANGLICAN ^ } and offering 7.20: Song Service. ( 7.30: Evening Service, Subject: "The I New Religion Based on H. G. Wells1 New and .Greatest Book, "God the Invisfbi'e King," ' * The music for' Sunday . at Wesley: "Consider ana Hear Me," by - J. ..FlengerrT-f^Gh, Taste^and See/1, by Goss; Solo, Miss Ivy pawson, "Thy I Secret Voice Invites Me Still/' Stain- ing service, v lble school at 12 a.m. All Wetoome .. 'i iff j Christian Church, Cor. 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Oliver L. CurtisK'Pastor CHRXSTADELPHIANS I; St Cyprian's, Church - Cpr. 11th Street and 3th Ave. South. Rev. Canon W. V. McMIIlcn, BVA, Rector Mat!na-ll a. m. Sunday School rn.d; Bible Ciasfles, 3* p.m. . EVENSONG. 7.30.,p.ni. ) Holy Communion-1st and 3rd' Sun4j . days at 8.00; 2nd a�,d 4th gutftlays| at 11 a.m. Baptlsm-r4th Sundays at i p.m. PENTECOSTAL been a^nUblic menace i . event ana: iis.consequence v*mwu- Agitator: Oh.-: theyv:?en things , been a public cheaper^iba#^imes^5 PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY ' S. O. E. Hall, next Y. Mi C. A. Rev. CM. Neve/Pastor Res. 357-16th St: N. * 'Sunday, 11 a.m. 'and p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. ,s � H r *' S- '1 ?.J^^t�ntrancaJ!5th.St^and 2nd ^ nr - ^ Avenue South tae, IJ0tta*% Death, ahrt ^flt 7 �n�� ^ r to proclaim �lie gla'd tifiings ofW1, Connaught Mansions Bible SdhooU Thanlt you-^we will look , for you -at 40^0. .^MJiW^viO) Morning Subject; "Baptism as Tausht In the Kew Testament/', ^aptismHl service.s to follow the teaching service. . ,,� Bvening :Bubj'ect:""Char^ Sermon- on Christian Endeavor at6:45: ' David J?avis, le^er Tpo^,^yer.� public cordially invited, ? . SALVAWON ARMY ICfngdom of iGod, All Seats FneV No C�IIeotlon \ Adj. and tyre. H^mlltoh^^trioers; In, charge. CHRISTIAN CHRISTIAN SCIENCE $OCIEl4 f scienceV; imim^k ^?,3'^t###-  ml ;SUnday:lSQh^gl,.^;p.m.:-n Monday/ Tbursday, Saturday. 8 p.m. Tuesday, 7.30 p.m., Corp Cadets. Hull BLOCK, 7th Street \ ,t ��mtfnw&mW&Ito* Home League. " Sunday '.$ervtee at. Wb1,^ t* -s^mV: Life Saving Scouts and Guards Subject: "Christ Jesus." ^, . , .raphe Citadel Qand in attendances, - 'Sunday and Thursday Services.^ I ' Everybody Welcome A "1 *|jt''^' ^S^!r^^", �I'.",y,t-- ^ ^"���^�'��'�'!" Sunday School convenes morning service. Wedneiday^fcvenlng,; Testimony ingiat 8 p.m. affer:- the,-; ' Tlve^ea^ , 3 to.B^p.m;' |Te�e^the5Bi?fle;and author^ AS80CIATEP BIBLE 3 to^mv PW�^ utm&^^S^^l^M ^ 'm c5riiM2?, IHerature may^ Wednesday, 8 p.m. Bible Study,-on bp read, borrowbd or purchased,-The; * "The Atonement Between God ��a public is Cordially Invited- ;tp .: at s ,.so-Prayer Service, 1514 ard AVe."iy.; Sat-l.tena the ch,urch services,'/also'' to - " urduy.8p.m. V ^ v .'1 Between God and Man;" followed by prayer and tesU-mony meeting. *? ' ' ,- .-.."-^^v'^'i.-- v i / � r 1 - j -i L "i1 H I -J u. , M 1 K i '- sr. t *i/\ TV' -. �< - . ^ T Tr ;