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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE, FOUR niE LETllBHUDGBl IJAILY . ^IRALD TUESDAY, M'AIJCH 5, 1918 i Xctb^ribse, aiberta ^' DAILY ^ND WEEKLY ' ,. _-- I Propcletops and Publishorsi jfHE LETHBHJDGE HERALD PRINT- INQ COMPANY, LIMITED ' 123 tth Stretl South. Lrthbrldga W. A. Buchanan Prftsidcnt and Managing Director lohn Torranco   Bualntss Munager Suslneas Editorial TELEPHONES Otflce.......... OMice :......... 1252 1224 Subscription Ratss: Dally, delivered, per week......10 Datlr, delivered, per year .....?5.00 Daily, by mail. per. year ......14.00 Weekly, by mail, per year .....$1.59 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S.. J2.0D Dates of expiry ot subscriptions appear dally on address label. Accept-1 equipment. Bce 6t papers {.fte: expiration date ts*^ ur authority to continue the sub-ecrlpUoo. iTHI PROGRESS ; fF THE WAR I XuMia has �ubmitted to the heel of 4h� Hun. Peace between the Botahe-' vikt �ftd 0�nnany haa been �Ipied at !lMCud the^enemy Advance �a F�tro-'end hu l)eeali�ite4, ;. illMn^*till� Japan le prepluvd to prv Cnt'.ft* iatereaU ot the ftlllee In tti* _�Ht> Blthoaflh the Bolshevlki bar* 'pdM4' 'avpyUM At VlaaiTMtok It mp-' ��rtaia that Japan wlU take^ to aM thiU they-'xlo sot faU IMo Oerwui haa^. Japaneeis .'tIkus arc �iikaown, knt the alUes have tbe aaattAMca U their eastern al- /nie BrXMi sre acate adTaadag in' i^eetiaa *kmg th* Jer�Hl�n-Kak�Iiu ' Ob the watt Xront tbe GcrinaiiB coa-Ckiua daaperate thruate In an attempt to iMaite a -weak ayot In the aUlcd Itae. It appaara as It'iha oiveh-adTar^ tiled Bw drlYe war* Imminent QNOWTH OP T4M HtPBUitOIN^ INDUfTRY^ Cm; Oaaaidiaa. Indnitrr ^hiioi hat karaPfflrtK dacMad tnqwtna-ty tha max aaAs*^eat -whieh CaaidlaasrliaTa .tot . hacy Idea,-la shlpbulldink. Bi;t lAan one conaldcn^that in.the paat 112 moBtiie 'oo&tKustAiaTe %een award-'ed.Ctiiaaiaa:ahlpj�i'd� 1ot^89 eWpa to-taUng 339,333 toni'and raitied ail�4'.-  SOO.OOO, it may be readily seen that JahipbuJldlns has become ttn industry ol.ithe greatest Importance to^Oan- 'adtt. �; � _i  The question ari�e�:i Will thl^iln-duartiy cpntlnue ftfter the yru*, ^ and "iioW, it ittect yilUieniiCa.Kaail ^, at'ls hard-to, say definitely ihat^Can-'Sdtu uill'continue to build ^ipa aCtiar thei^^Trftr.-ibut th'er(B U no- good argn-^nifint why she should not. VWar'a necessity has deinattded' the oonatrue-�tlpn'of new ^^pyarda and the �xten-.alon of �ld established 1a' taitlT lata to aaainne ti^t Canada v^mU oontlane a large buUdar ot ehlpa > ^tftor the war, and this, naturally m�ana iJOw tiBUdlBC^iip of a merchant nuirina. - It la the part VaaoouTer la playing ; 'ta tiila big program that la attracting I la tbe pralrtn prorlaeaa. Van- methods, but not so wifh Mr. Iron-) .quill, i Though educated .^t an Indian ; sch'oolj. he has discovered that there j aro iivany things .that nro important j to know, and ho is detorrolnod to j learn thorn at first hand, so that ho \ will be able to direct others as well, as work properly himself. lAsl wl�tor, without announcing his intonllon to anyone, ho packed his grip and caaio to the college and' took a course in gasoline ouglnos, and the knowledKo ho gained enabled hlui, according to Ills own stttten-.ent, "to cut down his gasoline bill for his auto one-tliinl and to make nil his own repairs. When his compatriots saw how well and cheaply ho managed, those who could afford to do so bought cars ann are, profiting by his experience. Ho is how making a special study ot tractor engines, it being hia intention to add a tractor to his farm equipment this season. �Mr. Ironquill. whose home is at Touchwood Hills, was among the fir.^t to Join the File Hills colony. Ho smarted with SO acres and today has 500 aei-es, ot which 400 are under cultivation; has a fine house, a $2,500 modem barn, 50 head ot cattle. 20 horses and necessar}' mechanical He has named his place Lakovlew Farm, and uses printed stationery for his business correspoiwi-encB. Last fall his grain crops yielded 7,000 bushels. He keeps his own bank account, which Is a reo' substantial one, and transacts all his own feuslnesf,  only consulting with In-pector Graham on any matters of importance-about which he has any doubts. He is a Ufa member ot the colony Red Cross branch, takes an actire port in the work and acts as Interpreter at all gatherings ot a social and business nature. He has hif clothes made to order, is a constant reader of the Free Press and did not have a dollar when, he Joined the colony. He would spurn an offer ot $30,000 tor his farm and outfit today. Mr. Ironquill's case is not an Isolated one at \Flle HlUs. There'are other Indians who are equally prosperous, and there are a number who are ^oUoiving close, but he likes to le4ni as well as to work. He is likewise prond to be one of thoie who have proven that an Indian can do things as well as a ^w&Ue man if he is given-a chance. It might be ot interest also to sute that Mrs. Ironquill does not ahrays enjoy the best ot health, (o Mr. Ironquill has engaged for her a white housekeeper, whose husband is alio an employee ot the Ironquill estate. What hai been done at File Hills ought to be practicable at other re-erree. Some of the flneat agricultural land In tha west is poMeased by the Indiana bat Tary,Uttla,6fJt is used tor agriculture for the simple reason, in most, cases, thai tha Indiana do not know anything about agrictilture. That they will acquire the knowledge and Secome good farmers is proven by the File Hills success. Tha ellorU.that are to be made this yeSr,,to increasjO prodvictlon by ctiltlTating "morel land in Indian reserves will be foHowe'd with sympathetic interest. If we can get our yoimger Indian* to take up PICKED UP PASXma^ TMk Sbsr MAM Polor MoAra, "bt Regina, is to ho ittcomo tax inspector in Saskatchewan. Mrs. Jano Sharpo, ot the 4th coii-T.osslon ot Sidney, died af'North port, I'rlnco Edward, at the age of 97 years. At Montreal, Napoleon Pwent, a munitions worker, claimed oxempflon from military aervlco on the ground that his heart trbn his right side. Painted and po^rdered so that he resombled a man ot 50 rather than a youth of 23,, Leonard B. Sullivan got past the military guard at the Windsor ferry *AV]ieat 603,225 bushels; oats 25flS2er barley 109,611; flax 63,440. ghipnjDnts: Wheat 841,> 9S5; oats. 203,4?�,'"K^^ey T0,710; - flux- oago board of trade, was jheld by the 46,970. lu;8toro:-Wh"ebit 5,239,594; flats On the application' of Willes-den Food Control committee In Bng-tand, the ministry ot food has transferred all the customers of  a. "dlla-_, , , , ^., tory" sugar wholesaler to a "mote en-farming seriously, many of the prob-1 ergetlc" firm, in order tliat the trad- llems of, the Wdian in Western Canada wUi'be solred. More than that much idle land will be brought under cultivation and new wealth will be 'created.- Eyery reserve should possess as the ,^ep|reaeut�itive .of the govera--ment an; agent with high ambitions for tha welfare ot the Indians, a man who will take a keen Interest � has Mr. .Graham in making good and successful farmers out ot them. It is not~ such W.Mvalxri|' and if It oontinaaa to m>r 11 wUI maaa aa tacraaaed population 14 S.G. with, a oorreoondlngly \ .jarger jlmarke^ for AAerta'prodnots; That is what ',Al�srf�nj|-are- looking * j�r?|�j9r3 who have accumulated as UHChi'-jpnterlal  wealth as this riatlvs ijfl iWPUld not think It necessary-or , jp^'iytWo ,to ^ botli�r about "school", Ml' , .; � 5,191,365; -barley 792,478. 1,295,024 and" flax U.S. supreme court not' to he in restraint ot trade under the aiitl-tnist law. Princess Sayn WIttgenstelri has died at her villa nt Ouchy, near Laujssannc, aged 102. She �ame of an old Russian family which gave many soldiers, diplomats, and politicians to Russia. Lorne Learn, a young Port Bur-well man, who eloped with onoUier man's wife, spending his honeymoon in Niag^ Fialls, was arrested on his return, charged with the non-support of his wife and child. ' ' �When Miss , �}vodia Hughes jras summoned at Carmarthen, Wales, for buying 103 poimds of meat in 10 days, evidence was given that she had said that the meat was for a St. Bernard dog which had e weak heart and required careful feeding.' The use of motor boats by men en-geged In the salmon glll-nef. fUherlea in Northern British Columbia is fcro- hiblted by an order-In-counc'H recently , _ _ passed. A movement was on toot to' erywhere like mushrooms. "We In introduce these boails but it was Essen." he said, "have our formidable strongly dpposed by both canners and , Hindenburg factories, larger than al^ former ones. Hundreds of thousands ot hands hitherto unaccustormod to hard work took up the spade, kxe. Nlhoti'-slx j-evolutiohists on the Atlantic sido or Costarica wefertKfS'^t-cd by the Costa hioaii goverhpient^in sifppresshig the revolution lod, 1,000 were "Fronclr-a'pe.akt ingi. It nvight^thiis be argued Utat oiie, Of thebijjeotsaimed fctby th^Mliltariy Service ;.i!iot the partial! cqtiallz^i'^ tion of. cbn'trlbutiohs 'to- thp expeditionary, Mrce" ' by\ the varlfaus sec-tioiis of the Dominiou-has/not been rORChod. The projjortion ot French enllstmenta under the voUintary system'was about one In twenty (instead the courts of t(ia province of Quebec. Whore the- court upholds�place thei^Js no method at present whereby an honeft debtor who Isas surrendered'all l�ls property to ,meet his liabilities can secure a clear release and quittance. In the third place, the costs' of liquidation have been excessive and the process has been slow. portion;)vhlch, to date. Is being mnlnN tallied under compulsory enlistment. But, of coui^se, the end Is not yet. The Canadian- eyatem ot compulsory recruiting followed the Biltlsh and not tlie United States cxamplcr In our sister, country to the south the draft ^waa' made by lottery-' following compulsory registration, with exemptions, under certain conditions, for thosfe thus drawn, -"rhe British system is that ot sole'ctlon. The whole military class Is put through the-mill and those most eligible to servo are chosen.^ There has been at least a temporary breakdown of our system In Quebec; but it is by no means certain that tho U. S. method would have worked better. In the U.S. exema>:lons were also determined upon by neighborhood tribunals; and it has been tribunals ot this character which have blocked the effective working of the ' Canadian act. In Quebec there has been almost universal conspiracy to muko the operation ot the, draft -nifflciiU. Everybody has been in it: members of the tribunals, ' lawyers, uuctors. judges; if in some cases the military representatives were not themselves parties, they contributed powcrfuUly by their Indiffcrenco and incompetence. It is, beyond question that whqlly. Inadequate machinery was provided by the late government for the appUoatlon ot the selective draft to the province of Quebec. The law Itsolif presumes the co-operation of tho community; and can, only be partially effective where It encounters concerted, or even passive, resl.st-ance by the people. But in Quebec ther�^ was not even reasonable provision tor the enforcement of/the act. The government showed poor Judgment - in the selection of those members of'the tribunals who were. Indirectly, its choice; and was even nK)re unfortunate in*' Its choice of military representatives. The whole business was badly bimgled. One result is the 32,000 appeals from the exemptions granted by the local ^tribunals made by the military -whllo tlie law will be ot Dominion-wide application, oif course. It will be most invoked where there is most need ot U. A minimum recruitment of 20,000 from tlasS A from the province of Quebec under the Military Service act within the next tew months la confidently predicted by a high official of the mllltla department. Making allowance tor the unusually high percentage ot young married men (duo to the 'settled policy ot the church in insisting upon early marrtagea^ end the legitimate grounds tor exemption Avhlch are,to be found in agricultural communities, this would not be a disproportionate contribution. U Is Indt^ putable t^at Quebec will never have to assume anything like her duo share ot the biirden of this war In tho .contribution �'of man power until ft levy Is made on elnss two. The percentage of available men for. service In this class la far higher In Quebec than in, tfny other-i�iction of Canada. The object of the Military SerVioe net was to make It certain that sut- authorlties,.'which are now clogging{battalions wlththit any .of,Uie.core' .T*evn�w Coart-of Klng^i b^nch In 6aalEat�hewan includes Justice J. T. Brown,.chief Justice; Judge McKay and ^a new new Judges, H. Y. MeDonsdd, Brlgadjer-Oenenl Embury, H. V., Blgalow aad O. B. Taylor. Sir Frederick Hiaaltatn, chief Jus tioe, a^ad,,Judges Newlands, Lambnt and .'Jilwopd will oonstltuto the new ppej^ '.iwnrt. ESrerybody knows SI* a5Vedii|ick:^altain and will recognize at onca-'bia fitness for .the- appointment.'': Jnstloa Brown, tha other chief Justloa, while, a Uberalln'politics'and osce a eandtdato for the''Dominion house, was a follower of Sir-Frederick Haultaln in provincial sCtalrs, during the provincial rlchts movement. Auctioneer," was real comical and J. A. Mercer as the "Big Auctioneer" of fered for sale two pretty maidens in the person of Miss Bertha Oibb and &fIsB Alston. Mr, Ja^: Mercer carried the terror part and was one ot the buyers. This was very well rendered. The last number, but by no means the least, waa the "Oxdansea" by six young ladles dressed ia red aad white who danced a very pretty daince which pleased all. It would be Impossible to single out any part as the best as every part was first class and the ones In charge nnd all those taking part deserve great credit for their efforts.' Red Cross Workera Meat On Thursday afternoon in the Town Hall tlje ladles of the..'Red Cross hold a business meeting to decide on a few questions ot Importance to the ladies here. First of all, the ladles wilt hereafter, as soon as arrangements can be made, use tho large room upstairs tn the Town Hall for their, sewing room as the one now in use Is too small.The room will be open on Tlmrsday after- RED CROSS WORKERS ACIWEWMAGRMH (From Our Own Correspondent) Magrath, Mar. 4.-- One of the best Red Cross entertainments ever-given by local talent was the concert heldom Ftiday evening under tha direction ot the Y. L. M. I. A. i^nd'^Priniafy Associations. Several people naye expressed themselves asthls being the l)est they have ever heard and ^e6n!: This means a great deal as Magrath, has in-her day staged some very gdod' entertainments. Most of the feattires were new and greatly enJoyedibyrOld and young. The opening chonis "O', Canada" waa sung by all the children taking part. - '� - -  The Boys Scouta'.song; "Be a Good Scout," was full of life and vim as also was there encore "Over There "Next was an excellent reading^ by Miss _________________________, ----- Turner. This was followed by a piano' noon from 2 o'clock until pight and dlf^ dust by Miss Babcock and jirs. Kee|-er. The next part was greatly enjoyed by the audience and kept-them wondering what thoy .were going to see next, this was .the-''Wai'. Dolls'' a crowd of little tots ranging if rojn 3 to 8 years and wer? no donht among the_______,---------_____,, --,, best ot the. evening. The doUs were ments will be made with tho Boy ferent ladies in charge for certain hours. A colnmlttee was appointed to district the town and'^ solicit sewers This'committee consists of Mrs. She! ton, Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Turner. Each lady in town will m .visited and, no excuse will be accepted for.her not doing Red Cross sewing. Arrange- - Medicine .Hat dldnt like >sing the land office-&nd urged Hon. A, L. Slt-toa tO' alter the minister of interior's decision so tar as that city waa con-oemed. Mr. Bifton made his position perfectly clear in hia reply when he 8ald: I was under the impression that one of tha'most Imporfant and certainly one of the most popular thlng.s that were expected ot the Union government was an effort along the line of ecpnpralcal adnilnI?tratlon, the closing of' iCanec'esBary offices -and';so far as possible stopping the appointment ot unnacoBBary officials. Tha department of the Ihderlor has made' a good start along Oils lino and I should certainly not feel like .Interlorlng in their good worki.-.Foy syroe. cjphaid.^riUe .vtima past the actual horaesteivdWworlc' in the closed pftlcoa has npt bean: layge. The greiiter portion of their work has been .the collection ot pre-empSon paymtontB, gruzlng rents and seed grain' Uens, �U ot which can bo done oquftlteAY^ll, with equal convenience to tb�'i:p^}>^)c> and much cheaper, by malL taken�ut of.the iibx'and pdaed.tiy MIsp Theta Rich, among them,were Ml^ Canada, Johnny, Bull, Uncle Sam, Soldier, Indian Chief, Red 'ICrosB' Nurse, Gold. Dust Tvirins and many others and they were all so sweet as they posed while the audience appltuded and enjoyed the performance. The climax camo when little Miss Hlndly, age 3, cajnp out and sang, "We'll Never Let tho Old Flag Fall" , The solo by Mrs. Elva HaTker,w��? glyen by Mrs. Pa�Bey,i,Next wfeii'-'thp �JapahoBo Drill which. >�|i8 among thp ^est, 13 pretty girls i dressed aoJajl-aneso did excellent wprK in' tilV vary pretty drill. BcoutB to collect and distribute -work to ladles who can not go to the rooms to sew. No doubt units will be organized In different organizations'in tha town and will go to; the rooms, in body to sew. Mr*. MInnion, Mrs. Geo. Co:ieman, Mrs. Jos> Evans, and Mrs. Karren werft sustained on tho cutting comthlttee. Mrs. Annie Hall and Mrs. Coleman were appointed to look after the wa�te bits and manage tho quilt making. Several quilts have been made and sent to the soldiers' home in Calgary and|x others -will be made aiid sold, here to raise funds tor the local branch. : Tho-ladles' deckled to serve lunches and light refreshments-aa sopn ^s the weather' breaks and 'during the autn-mer, Mrs. Agties Turner, waa "placed in .charge of tills. ' v,;i-.,v' ; No doubt more sewing machines will beptjrch'ased for tho use inlipltMngi machine-for the use'/ot'ttte'RedtCrAaii; herefrwvis a fine thliiglnhdvW* tliani; yoM.'*Ai.'K-'..'Sv--.-. 1 f;>'1T''^ '-'�S'H"' A;hainb:6r :o(, MaBra'tt|i*e9^^^^^ eyed to, Cardston lasf^^ck.to atton* moiilBl leavo-4�kinga vrbich' In thff old days marked Uia.departtire of >the volunteer -hatlailons.^ : Thl� stream wlU,grow...ln Yi6Uiiie.wltto,6,yary weak that passes, / ^' '''/ '-' During the first ifiva months of the operation of the Military Service act -Augt^st to January inoluslve - th> Canadian army,, from all! sources, was incro��ed by nearly 60,000 men. Ot these 15,000 were voluntary re-cntits; and ot these, a�Bin, 60 per cent, were from the Unltad States. A considerable proportion of these recruits can iho Justly credited to the . Imminence of cempulston 4a hotli countries. Ovef SO.OOO man are in . sight from class me, ot whom 21,00(> were actually In ualfonhv by tho middle ot February. The others wilt cdflfo into the army as called. To bring the number a appeals pending, ^t which over 30,000 aretn tlie, province of Qmo-bec. The appeal nsniji will grind out: a steady supply 0f reoriitta ~ thero ought to be 20,000' man, ati least, from this isourca alona. Tl^ya it l.y'these means. Men who have .entered theU-20th year since .JuIy^T, 1817 v^aierapt under the Military SWrvice act"- will be called up and provision will he I made that men will liutomati tor .exemptions, a large number of recruits. can be secured. Thus, from one source and another, recruits are-in prospect for the required .quota.. Behind ,all this, ot course, stands clasa two.'^'whlch fa [a groat reservoir-of man power. ., ,_________ ,. ,,__r,.,,.. By flclent reinforcements could n)e oh-j a judlciotts ael^ctlva process, 20,000 talned to keep bur division^ at the front--four in numhor-^t full fighting strength".  To do this It was estimated that it would be necessary to have power to recnilt 100,000 men. 'She Military Service act-though It has produced no such volume of recruits In the early stages of Its operations as had been expected by most people-will till the -bill. For one thing, it ha-s. replaced apprehension bn" the pah of the military an-tjiorltles overseas over the possibility ot a cessation ot rearuits by a certainty that the people tft Canada will see that the men are forthcoming If It,Is necessary to "call up the whole five classes to supply them. Because ot this confidence they are sending men forward more freely from the'reserves'in England. Meanwhile there Is a s^ady stream of recruits going over the sea- the-public hears ^notHIn'g ot this' because they proceed'isteadlly from the depot men coiild be taken, out ot this class without any noticeable dlalocatlon of industry. The hundred ihpiiaand, men called v for J by the Military Service act can be got. They will come forward dteadlly as needed. This number will meet the requirements, of the army for 1918 and tor' the first months of 1919. If. tlje. war lastn beyond the summer, of 1919, we shall have, ot necessity, to set about raising another hundred thousand men: and there will be no alteraatiye tn calling the higher classes. . \ . . ... .- JTT you DON'T NtED A �j REVOLVING HEAD . Til TO PLOW :WITH A MOLINE UNIVERSAL TRACTOR. .. �== if. the one hundredth anSlv'^riaify: of ijoa', i, Harker, father of Levi Harker.iAllarg�l \ ,, ^ , . � �. .number ot descendants were In*'nt�- Ws must not forget thp,?pin)�ii�flr-1 tendance and an enjoyable tiroa hwl'' tott which was al9� yery good" Theby all. j"^�mi� i.T.,^.^ Isn't It Worth a Trial? VVe do not claim that NUJOL is a cure for all ills. But many people have told us that it is. Why? . _ ,: . . � Because most human illness is considered'to be directly or indirectly caused by Constipjation.  ISIUJOL relieves,GdnstipationV ' - > It may help you. ^ , ' ' Tiy it. / , �  . :�; !...'�''' ^ it is absolutely harmless. , ''Mgnufgcturad by ' STANDARD OIL COMPANY .  ; (NEW. JERSEY) ': � BAYONNE'^ '- new JERSEY > NUJOL IB NtlVIR SOLD IN BULK If your dfujfgiit hasn't NUJOLj/send ^ S'lI.OO for pint bottle to . .t;�nii(llan-.Sclllns AitnM pharles gyde � SON .P,d. Box �7i, H�atraal. RED CROSS DR.UO A BOOK CO. w. H. McCaffrey , KENPIV A ALLIN _ J .0. HICINBOTHAM A CO.'" f. HEOlIv ORUQ CO. JACk80N*cor,;.,^.^^, , ;