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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LETHBHfPGE DAILY HERALD TO CONFER WITH SOLDIERS [Continued from front page i that there already was at hand the machinery of the Dominion land asem-les which might a provision.!! -t.n'i' such homosieaiter- u-ed by the li, �d as doi tin1 iii'* whose ability to farm Is n:�t e-tublidic !. Ui tlio case i.' those with jui money who tUvo.rc *.'� participate in ' n loan, ii wilt b" nccos.-.ry before tin : board c.m pass on !!:t' e.v,rl.% .(r:M;cr par; of 'U.;.':: i:in>; he wiili ox- I riaclU �- 1 f '.nilOV: y iio 'Wi'V : it ' '-V. their respect i\ decided to try t.iou if ppssihi. will proceed � necessary err. A survey .> been form.'.;! tion and olas? lands to do;, suitability. Tl classification erly done wii pro unci. Wit soon as tho ?r 'l'lio agricul; is receiving npplictitions a- li has aim he % H'li 0.1 appUc;. .factory i\'f tho for the t. deal WILL REGULATE EWSOFINCOMING SOLDIER PARI Go\crnmon! Makes it Easier Get Information; Advice Insufficient To will 1 �annoi tto\v utornia: :c ; of : Ml i! ill'. 00..' train it'; :1 ooi)?;. i.'rs No ntroduce.l ' easier In future to. about the incoming par-rue .1 soldiers. There has b '.".>. considerable complaint for !> tint.' past on tho score of in-u -�"."'".'icier.; a.iviie in regard to mo le .hues and personnel of these soldier parties, and tho criticism has been made by relatives ami friends who could not obtain stub information that the system needed more human-jilting. Arrangements to just that i ond have now been made by tho au-Irhorlttes st Ottawa, Howard Stutch-bury reports from the oil'lee of tho (soldiers' aid eoinmis.'don. at ICdmon-! ton. and will go into effect at ati early tj'iro. . ruder thin new system there will bo a man specially appointed on each transport to prepare Hats of the men on the ship, giving ac- . curate Information as to their twines and addresses, villi the names and addresses also of their relatives in Canada. Aa soon as the transport roaches port this itiformation will [ be handed over to who will propar. rammed soldiers earh province. Th also carry tho nam whom the soldiers their returning, so thai full information about A(iK> a speelal , officer, elesranis for tho commissiou in telegrams will s of tlie persons wish notified of there may be the time of ARD their arrival. in this way, it is hoped. tho disunity experienced heretofore will be satisfactory overcome, and there "ill bo less of suspense and uncertainty (ban has been. l Rewards, aaaredatind $1,117,00, offered by " Canada Weekly ** Can you translate this scrap of paper? MESSAGE SENT BY GERMAN SPY? $1,117.00 in Cash Rewards FOR WESTERN HOSPITALS I Toronto, Mar. 2.-- .Nearly thirty military masseutvs from the military hos- i pitals commission school of massage here left for the, west last night to '.alii- up work in variou military hospitals. Six go to Winnipeg, seven to (tegina. seven to v'alsrary and eight to Vancouver. naK&iill tae ciiclhd ; f rt rhoooarnraEsy . ARRESTS FOLLOW KITCHENER'S DEATH (Continued from Pace 1, Col. 7.} and among the papers seized ^asa torn folded sad won:" "scrap of pao-r." Inspector Donlan for the first time in his many years of service bowed his head ir. jra defeat. He was completely baffled i w (of; asd the hidden message ui the uncanny i Y letjum'nle of letters remained a profound dj mvsterv ail onrj of a) less" plan\ the con / 2'liefirst retvard trill be awarded to the con-lesuint who ohtains the largest number of points. For instance-. $0 joints can be obtained by bendtnu In the correct answer to ttie mysterious me&safie. Then there wrc .111 notnts �iven for general nectneso, liandwrUms. spelling, punctuation, etc, and when you comnlv with the other con- Noted Criminologists Suggest Solutions for this pifficult Problem Can you unravel it? Selecting: a capital letter as a starting point and count-intr every second or third letter until all the letters are used up would surely produce some result. -Inspeclai Scott. Watson and I would procure a mirror and reflecting the "scrap of paper" endeavour to decipher the hidden message.-Stieiiock Holmes. Beginning at a selected one I should read every other letter or every third letter. I believe I 6hould soon solve this mystery.-^lrsene Lupin. Ninety-Nine Other Cash Prizes AfM>re>iatiD{S 51,117.00 See Bi� Illustrated List of Rewards-Sent Free as welt as for its artistic covers ond illustrations and it* high grade printing and fienerul appearance. You can help us advertise this magazine shouid you Jike it, and wb^n you ennr the contest you will be asked to write and tell if j-ou axe wlLIing to do so- DEMAND PEACE j itt1NTl.Nl" K D K1! (iM~^li"ONT' l'A(";H) I in office. lluch will have to be 1 changed in Austria, but if the unhap-i |iy peoples must continue to bleed until ! a final solution is found we can only . exclaim "Unhappy humanity.' It ' would he a step forward if the entente ; Socialists would declare'their demands i had only a curbing influence and that i they, like the German Social Demo-! crats. would .gladly agree, to a peace ' which would take nothing from their | peoples on either side." FIRST REWARD $500-00 SIGNS THAI JAP E dlticna and rules a9 below 50 points additional cart be gained. 130 points in the maximum number. k*C anaJa \V eekiy" ^formerly Canada Monthly, established l��bl, has created a ireat reputation for its excellent tiction, ' us lireat national articles about Canadians and things Canadian, its broad editorials 1 cot 2 3 n*c frankly tell you of thene simple rules in advance. There is no obligation on your part io subscribe or take the magazine or spend any money in order to compete in this contest. ftatned on each entTy. Con test will close on 31st da" of Mav P)1S A Each competitor will be asked to show a samplu c.i'nv o! ^ "Canada Weekly to live or siJ Irlends, businc&s associates or (jeifihbours, to whom such a inafiazine will appeal and who will want to take the magazine recularty. For these services the publishers fiuarantce to pay each contestant In rash or by a prize selected liv him or her in a.'van-e fturh guaranteed reward will be entlrelv in addition to ar,� competitive reward which may be woo. Address your reply to Write your solution of the mysterious mea'iage on one side of the ptp-'r only. Put your address In the upper right hand corner. floys and Girls under fourteen vears of age are not allowed to compete, nor arc wapjoyees of "Canada Yteekly." The jud-Mnft ot the entries in this conte: t v. ill be dane by three well inown business men who have nt. connection with this nrm. Prizes will be awarded according to the number ot potuta Dept.! 04 VANDERHOOF, SCOTT & CO., LIMITED, 33 Lombard Street, Toronto dieations are today that the state department is being steadily influenced to accept the allies' views that Japan alone can best deal with the menace of German aggression in Siberia, high officials intimated that any prediction of the decision of the Amercan government would be unsafe. Conditions were changing so rapidly, they said, and so many factors were continually entering the problem that the United States was faced bv new issues'almost daily. ; Frc-m the frequent exchanges be-i iwccii the entente governments and !'Washington it is undrstood Great Bri-itain and France and possibly Italy be-| lieve an efficient army and navy with-| in reach of Siberia and not otherwise I engaged and acting in'conformity with ta general agreement might be better t able to deal with the situation than au. ; international force. resources would bo administered by Alberta men who would .be expert In their profession, and Would l�n nr-tiiinliiti'd, with local conditions On different occasions, said Mr. t'ote. he had urged the appointment of a commit loo of experts lo investisato why their coal market could not be .extend-1 t'd to cover the (hveo prairie provinces butt nothing was done, although tit one ; tinio the Pominlon Government did send a man who, although lie line! not. boon in the mining business for years, had been appointed a mining inspector j for Canada. | Pointing out that the coal operators | of tho province had informed tho com-j niitt.ee of national'defence at Calgary that they could produce more coal this '� year with the same labor, ho sulci that \ they were all agreed if tho mines were J worked steadily throughout the year they would he producing S.000,000 tons instead of 4.S00.000 as in 1917. Why was it, ho asked, that the mines were only worked spasmodically? Because tho Dominion government did not appoint n railway operator on the railway board in order that cars would bo distributed at tho mines. That was the principal reason, and it arose from the fact that the Dpniin-i ion Government had not experituent-j eel with coal to realize its possibilities, 1 for instance In the direction ot lnann-j fai'lttring briquettes and extracting the | by-products. That was the reason why j he thought the provincial government 1 should have the natural resources, in order that they might be ablo to produce more. In the western provinces they had all the non-metallic minerals. They had fuel for nil in Alberta, and out of the fuel could bo extracted a fertilizer that would ho before long as Important as was the coal industry today. In regard to the nianufaoture of britpiet-les Mr. Cote said that if they had a cheap binder the coal operators could put on the market an article that could compete in price and finality with tho anthracite of Pennsylvania. As one of tho natural resources thai tho Dominion government, was incompetent in handling, he alluded to the new regulation in regard to fishing in Lesser Slave Lake that the season should begin on July lath, and close during the winter. The effect of that would be that the settlers would bo engaged in haying and attending to [ their crops, and would not lie in a posi-i tion to go fishing. Then next sum-' mer the fish will be put in cars, and ; shipped to Chicago, and other eastern markets, and the people of Alberta next winter would have to import t. : from the coast. Concluding Mr. Cote said that the statistics published for the year It'Id. showed that the average number of days' work per month in the domestic coalfields of Alberta was 13.K where- ; as it should have been The pay ; roll at present was $ 10.000.(Kit) per year , whereas if they had the market they . should have a payroll that would be from IS to IS millions per year so that the province was losing from S to 'J million dollars that should he in circulation. What the Soldiers Want Majojr bowery, declaring that the war had not really reached Canada, they had not yet felt the effect of it, SATURDAY, MARCH 2. 1918 .1-,-1-..H-1-J.mt--1.-,--1-1 .IMIIfB- HOW MUCH DOES YOUR FOOD COST? Food values are measured in units of calories. To-day, when food costs are soaring, the careful housekeeper will find out how much per 1,000 calories her food cpsts. If she buys: Butter at 50c. per lb, 1,000 calories will cost IS cents Bacon at 55c. per lb, " " 19 " Milk nt 13c. per qt, " " 18.5 " Roast Beef at 2fic. pcrlh., " M " 23.4 " LambChopsnt 38c. perlb.," " " 32.7 - Chicken at 32c. pfr lb., " " " 41.3 - Eggs at 45c. per doz.. " " 44.7 - Beefsteak at 34c. per lb., " " " 4S.6 - Kellogg's Toasted Com Flakes (rendy to icrre) " " 11.7" So Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flakes is the most economical food to buy. You get more food value for your money than in any of the above foods. Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flakes is a three-times-a-day food - just as bread or potatoes are. Get the Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flake habit. It pays. It saves meat and wheat. Nourishing for growing children. Sustaining and satisfying for working adults. Sold only in green package. the original red, white and TOASTED LICENSED BY TKE FOOD CONTROLLER UNDER NUMBER 2-C55 ONLY MADE IN CANADA BY Tte Bat!!? Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co., u�m fed Guiee and Factory: Ler�doa, cnt. Esft'd 1306 15 said ht\ did not think they had anything to fear from the men when they I came back. They had asked for no] tiuarter in France, those boys who had held the line: they were not .going to come back, and ask for charity.. They! R. F. DYGERT'S PERCHERON AND BELGIAN STALLIONS would t'sli, "What have you done while, we were away? How much money liavis you put into the banks; how much have you done for our dependents; how much have you done to develop this country, and make it a place to live in, and earn a living in?" All slackers in the country were not men of military age, aserled the member for Alexandria. The man who did not take an interest in the country, [ j who did war win "bovi Th not take an interest in tho s as big ;i "slacker" as the who did not go to fight, must, get. the' spirit, of Hie Some of my young Percheron and Belgian Stallions now at Rogers' Sale Barns, Lethbridge  \\T E ARE 0FFERWG our good young stallions and registered mares at greatly reduced prices for a short time this winter before the opening of our regular spring * � selling season, when every one joins the rush to buy stallions and mares. ^JWe are handling only the best. On account of the large quantities of horses I am handling, I can sell you a good animal on a very close margin. My guarantee gives perfect protection to my customers. Will you let us show you the finest selection of Registered Percheron and Belgian Stallions and Mares ever offered for sale in Canada. Will you buy early and take advantage of the special sde prices I am now offering, ^ Write us if you want a Club formed in your community to buy a top notch stallion. � NEXT IMPORTATION FEBRUARY 25, 1918 Wri.'e or Phone Phone 530 R. F. DYGERT Lethbridge, Alberta Barn on Third Street a; acasaran mm ; front line, and if they got that spirit ! they would unconsciously do what was ( right by the soldiers. But he feared ! too many of thorn were obsessed with i the.'r $2.21 wheat, and their so-much-a-I day for work in the munition factor-, ies. They were- too busy making : money, but. he hoped all the boys | .would not get the impression of an of-! fleer who had returned, "We sent you ; boys to fight; fight 1/ out." I Care For Alberta Men j There w;rs only one problem declared the member, and that was the reinstatement of the soldier who h. .. ....en a civilian in civil life. To accomplish tin's it was necessary that their thoni-hts should be turned to social, and iv'otionih; reconstruction, and Hint led to tiie iiuesliou of employment. Why. he asked, had not. the Dominion goviTiiiiU'ti! established tailor bureaus throughout, the country? That was one of the first, essentials that should have been attended to. Why had they ashed that demobilization be slowed down? I'.eciinse they were not preparing themselves for the situation. Why should Alberta men he. left, in "tie east? Why could not Alberta take care of its own men?" Premier Made Offer Premier Stewart said that he had niude that offer to the Dominion government. "I'm very glatl to hear thai." replied .Majo.ir I.owery. Continuing he asked. "Was land sotUemenl t..o. only thing they could offer the men? What about those who did not want to go on land, and who were not adapted for the life'.'" They should turn their attention to the creation of now industries, formulate a plan, and bring It. be-fnre the Federal authorities. What they want for the development �tf Industries was labor, arid cheap power. Then I hoy would get the industries. . Organize the Man Power Major Lowery urged the orgniiiza-tion of the man-power of the whole, country so that every man would be put. in bis proper place. If that, win nol done by the Dominion, let them do it. here in Alberta so as lo be prepared for tho hoys when (hey came hack. Let them also make a survey of their resources, and one thing hi� would impress; was (hat, II must he left to the men to choose what oecii-putioii they should be, placed in. Tlio member for Alexandria had not concluded when the house adjourned until Monday afternoon. Funeral of Mrs. Mitchell The house did not sit until after five o'clock in order to permit, the members to attend the funeral of sirs' C. K. Mitclioll, the wife of the ]\,n. C. It. Mitchell, provincial treasurer. ;