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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta me LGTHBKlbGB>. li .1 HERALD f^^i^MUnSdAV, MARCH r,K9t8 rift'*'' |.w>i'^^' ^ DAILY and WEEKLY Proprietor* and Ptibllihors ITMt LeTHBRioQE HEftALO PRINT- ' INQ COMPANY, LIMITED t ttS 6th Street South. Lethbrtdgo x; w. A. Buchanan \ I>re*ldent and Managing Director lehB Torrance   Business Manager TELEPHONES Business' OMioe .......... Bdltorlal Office.......... lass 1324 Subtoriptlen Ratoa: flatljr, aelivered, per week ....v .10 Dally, delivered, per year .....|5.00 Datir, by mail, poR year $4.00 Weekly, by mail, per year......fl.BO Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S..J2.00 Datea of expiry of aubscriptions ap> iwar dally, on address label .Accept* aace of papers't-fle: explraticn date la authority to - continue, "the sub crlptlon. our THE proqresb OF THE war' ( Tlier� bas beeu^ao decieloii reached yet tm to Japanese interference In Siberia. Thfre la~~r feeling that this interference should not be' permitted save in the direst extremity, in the � meantime, German advances Into Rua- ala, which were temporarily stopped OB Tuesday have been resumed. There are increasing, indication^ of  fresh'offensive to be attempted by the Teutons ag&inst the Italian front. Heavy raids by the Germans were repulsed at various sections of the western front yesterday, with losses tj tb�:eneiay. berta la; ^ Mir; l6o,'eager to do more. It demands Us natural -ro-eources bopauso It thinks with them In Itspqssfesslotii'iltjioft.devetpPift Jxpl-icy that wiU care rpa,lt8 own returned niou. Alex. Ross nnB W. M. iJavldson, two- very'-thonghtful members, �rge very prop(5rly".tbat wo should get down to: a systeniaUt^ conslfleratlon of all the phases of the problom. *Up to tlie present there has been too mucli of genefalitles and not enough of prac-tlc4il suggestions. E\erybody seams seUed with the aerlousneas of the prob-leln and anxious tKat it should bo solv-ed but no one has put forward any suggestions or complete scheme to.^ meet the situation. Mr. Boylo thinks on aceount of the Russian nitnatlon wo should be more concerned' about mobilization tijan demobUicatlon. Both demand our eani' est attention,-one ns much na the o'th' er. The more men we tnobtlizo the TOore men w-e demobilise, and while �wo are 'raobllizlng men we are engaged at the same time In demobilizing men. It Is apparent therefore that we must devote attention earnestly and seriously to the returned soldier. Men will be returnltfg by the hundreds everr week that the war lasts. Where are we going to place them? Not all on the land -because we cannot force men to go where they do not want to go. Wu must locate them as nearly as possiilo In occupations best suited to them! As Mr.'Ross'BUggests we should prepare an Inventory at once and lind out where we are at. PICKED UP m-* PASSING THB MTISrlfAN THE COMlN^G HOME OJf,THE.MEN Tff'E.FIRST JCha meaof Canada's first contingent are'to'!l�e"'given a furlough .at' home. They deserve it No braver or better men ever Served a country and three years of warfare entitles them to a few weeks at home with the loved �nej|. Th^ married ones will return tirst'sod.:as the Toronto oipbe says "�o the^  should." They toare very potent and'very humaa^Mmj for this oonalde^ton.' Many a soldier father In tlte trenches la today rc)> thetlc penciled scrawls from the. loved lUtle^one whom he .has not yet seen. Children at home are growing up with only, a l).larred early memory of "dad-hy.". Letters cannot bridge the gap, ui^^i^i�/i�,reat.daaRar/0t Ox�e little ttfcmlll'es' drifUnc apart >tlTi�H COLUMBIA'S NEW PHEMIER jQhn Oliver's aelactloa a� snccessor tip the late H. C. Brewster as premier 6l British Colum{>ta means a continuation of"the Brewster policy in the neighborlnc province. Oliver goes toy the name ."Honest John" and that giies an Idea of the estimate the people have placed upon blm. There will be ao. hedgiac with grafters or�rB with Ollvfr ft the helm. Ha wUl also he as littla UBceptibla to th� alaments that tried to diotata to the govarnmaat as was Br*wst�r. -The new premier la a plain Wnnt man. He ha� made a thorough Study pt BfitJsh ColnSiila' problems speolally th� raUroad prahlem and Itaows M alaeb.tliont any fther mu la tha province. ; OUver la aot of ft* popular, flad ^ad type aC votHletMi >at he Is a whom the pnhlle has the ut^ OMMt^cf^fid^e^ aad be',i(in.c^uet ^^^^trii ot^tha pro^aca a;an hoa- NOT THE TIME TO HOLD LAND IDLE FOR SPECULATION Jesse Knisor,',wall JtilowR resident bt Han-iston, Ont, Is'dead. Q.'j. Spreuil Is'tlie new president of the Cranbrook board of trade. Ex-Mayor Purvis, of Parry Sound, is dea(|. His son is the pi;e*ent rodyor. -Thomas Dwyer, aged .75, Stratford, hunting for coal, contracted a , cold which caused his death, � ^ Philadolphift's milk supply is one hundred thousand quarts a day in excess of the demand., A committee ha^^been named to rid the Rhode Island Statd schools of Gerhian propngandi^. \ . , Death has claimed anothpr"^ot Har-riston's pioneer residents, James Slln-aon. ' .� . On March 1 the price of gas' in Kingston was advanced from 11.25 per thousand cubic feet -to' - - Medicine Hat city council passed a resolution agreeing 'With tMe"I>jth-bridge proposal about raising the Patriotic fund. . .' .The Edmonton city waterworks produced a surplus revenue of. 135,400 last year with 10,8'28'siBrvlce connections. ^ -.....- �------ - The California Wine Association Is planning.liquldatlon, .regardifig the enactment of prohlhltlon as . most probable. . . t. V ^ 1 Miss F. H. Brady, of Washington, AmostlnteresUngproBlemhasbeen i3 the first woman to s^ve. on the staff of tlie DirectortQeneral of U.' S. Railroads. JOHNRKDMONO ' John Redmond is dead. He passes Wl^ Just at the auuBaat.wbetk-tbaca ^as a'f*elln� that Irataad was (olJng |b'^� rewarded with mncb that Red-jB^ond had spsat a iUatlaw trrlag U� �jpeflure. - ^ lUdmond was one t4 (ha Hast pr^ /daottfkns- ot the Home'liuia moTameai. ;,yni|^,Aa.4Uuiicb an adToeata of''lra> 4*^9 ci Parliimieat, b�r wa^ raasoB;i|>Ia, n��)}^:aitd'oajitlo)M. |Ha aaTar.'did^bara ital'ili�';oa.wa^by disfl�ra''o(�hUtwM8s Taifd^;VraJ,udjpe. , Consequejitlr .ha.Jiad ^ thaJcpaii^e|ice.i^pd r^spaot,ot most of ffito-oppoaaats. It^ls mea-t'tbe Kad-iWi&d lype who usually win.over the .:'*S^�D7 and that was what he had been ijlilijf'IffVacent-yeai-g-. � ' '|t'^j^,attUudo to, the,.war was. one^pf ||!Oi?ip^eta .sympathy. He never' tried f^to i^lay Ireland against the proseoaortatlpn. because speculattra holders- are askli^ tpo high a price, or are waiting for a rise la.prlce as a result of the :^ctivity in farm lands due to war prices. It would appear that the goveriunmta of the eooniry ought to be able to do something |o force m'uoh of tl)is'fand under, cultivation iby aiding men tn^ a position' to. work It and forcing the speo-niator t� sea that it is brought under cultivation. Certainly there is room for some scheme .on the part of tha governmant The Claresholm farmer neatioaed has already been brought into touch' with a land holder in Saskatchewan who wants Ills Idle land cnltivated �> a result of the agitation. This shows that there Is a field in Wfaioh somathlag may he aocompiish-od la this direction. How would it be for Hon. Duncan Marshall to figure out aomethlng practicable? , Prohibitionists credit the. women vote for reducing the numbar Of cities and towns in Vermont wherp liquor can be sold to ten. . S ' C. E. Gregory, K,C., Prince Albert, will join the firm of Seaborn, Pope, etc.. Moose Jaw and replace Geo. E. Taylor, K.C., appointed to the bencti. He has served overseas as an officer. John Olmby, a.'Manitoba plonear, died at Cartwrlght, Man. John McClelland, for many years a Jeweller In Peterboro, is dead. Medicine Hat 'will seek the power to assess buildings up to 2G per cent, of their vttlua ^ Gov. Beckett of North Carolina, Is about to conduct a "speechless' campaign for ro-olecllon. ., , , Governor Cox, of Ohio, haa pardoned the father ot a soldier in l�*Bance, at the private's request.  Municipal flromen in Oakland, Cal.. have organized and v affiliated with the Americaji^Pederntlon of Labor. A haul of 12,000 nickles 'was made by Bafe breakers, who entered an AutSmat restruant in New York City S. S. Taylor, K.C., ot Vancoviver, was admitted to the Alberta bar this week. :5^oars ago lie practised at Edmonton. AVTiile searching parties were looking tor Samuel Barr, 27, he was struck by a train near London and Instantly killed. Magistrate Herman Hermann," of RoaHlng, Pa.., has been ousted froni the bench for freeing an enemy sus- psct- : .. . ' Vf' � Capi. Howard K. Harris. AI.C, son ot the late T. M. Harris, Toronto, and a native of ^rantford, Ont, was killed In action. Much anxiety is f'elt'.oyer the mysterious dloappearance of J. M. Crawford, an undertaker in'Bramptou; tot the past 30 years. / ~ Hans L,araeu, of Ponoka, made a shipment of 503 hogs to an Edmonton packing company, for which be receiv.-ed a cheque for J17,7G0. The Rev. Dr. R". P. Mackay, Presbyterian foreign mission secretary, has received word from the Cenadian Presbyterian missionaries in China that a tti[^e months' campaign to reach "the gentry ot Gbinn'^ is now i^ progress. The Great War Veterans' nssocla-tiooi ot XMmonton, Is arranging ito erect an .auditorium and memorial hall In that city, tV.H.Lanibly registrar pf the county of Megantic and grand chief of tlio Qoo'd Templars of Quebec for 38 years died at Inverness, Que., aged 78 years. .The late A. J. Oakshott of Cheshire, England,, son-in-law of \he late-Matthew JjeRgat of Hamilton, left an os-tatij valuetl at over a million dollars BANK CLCARINQS INCRCAS- V . �- CO : The bank cleorlngs for said that tha purchasing agent, for example, was formerly a'soap'saWsman. T :^Iss Augusta Deckman has been arrested In Salt liake City, charged with plotttni^ to obtain the release ot Alvo von Alyoiisleben, formerly the Kaiser's ilnariclal agent in .^British Columbia, now interned In Seattle. An appeal for. every man to do his utmost to provide food for Canada and the allies was made by Sir James Aikens, lieutenant governor, when he prorogued the Manitoba -legislature. The, house, had beeci in Besslon since January 17; The Hamilton War Veterans passed a strong resolution calling upon Sir jfRobert Borden to order an Immediate inquiry, into the'soldiers' voting overseas and the charges that the men in the trenches wore misled regarding soldier candidates In the field. A wage increase avoiaglng |300 a year for praoUcally oTeryirtaa In tlw shops bt the arand Trank' Kallwty went into etfeot on March 1. Tha man alB6 begin a-i^lno hour wortiltts day batwoen with time:and a hatf "pay Cor overtime and legal holiday w(^rk, When New York ^SUia^ottlolala wont to exhume the body of lea that his wife kilted herself they fmmd the oorpse had haan.stolaa from its grave. *^ The 'Manitoba winter fair was open* od at Brandon. la opening It. Ijiaat.* Gov. Aikens saM: "Let us who alng our freedom defend it (or It Is in tmmlnant' peril. Let m who sHbnt our darfatc arid our chivalry rtiow It byaacrifkio and service." 'Bringing news of the raacae of � shipwrecked crew ot Blameso laaAiaii from a-barren island la OrtoaUl wat� ors, a liner raaohod Vietoria; B.C.. with over 200 aalmo* psaioaiiin. Nino* ty-sevon Slamesa faeaoioB irfifa marooned oa a reef q^ar AIliBftor I�lBad� olt Foo dhow, ':.'. Douglas Roberisda in a pfolsl. cabl�> gram to the 'Tbroato - Teltcnim thit of 2,300 Ct^ians iatho ranks at ttie front reoomnobded f^r-^prpinotloii to/commlMtons by teauaaiMltlig ofU-cers since April 1 last yoar, fWe percent failed to paaa tha oMiiaattoas necessary to quality. in the British hobioot .coMons la a tribute to. Jo^ii" ||edmc#t' Uoyd George said the laaV-^MnTa^r. Redmond laald to him, irero^Blyfe'for eoa-cord between tha raeaa, VtkaC prevld-oace had decided tha? akoiald work together for tha ^aainon Mil tH humanity." Ex-ChleC Heuderion'and-the me�^ bera ot the old Bdatoutan fii^ department are bringing 'salt aaalast Mayor E)vana, alleging datMnatfni" of character. It is clalanedliy tha plaintiffs that during certaia addrdfMat.'^made by ' the mayor he accuiai th^ mamliers of the old tire departfiNit �t draBkeaaesa and immorality; > ; 'a..-' The Norwagiaa staan^ar Hataa. 1180 tons gross, baa haaatorpadaad without warning.' She B�nk in l^a tlnui onn minute. The craw ot 18 liadno time to launch a'^boat and Jamvad-into the sea. The captain, and As a matter of fact, Rubbers have adysinced less than any other commodity of gener^ use. They are a very real economy for every member of the family. On the grounds of HEALTH XJUBBBRS mean dry fefet- - and when your feet are dry, and warm, you are safe from cold and grippe.. Everything points to an vm-usually^ wet Spring, this year. Look to your Rubbers. See that those you are wearing now are in good condition! or get new ones at once, and be ready for the Spring thaws. ddDddndanannnuqnnnnqndnnri n ? n s i n n n ni g n u Be(:aitse of their COMFORT ,;'V*'". � � V- QO insure foot ease and com-fort by having the rigM Rubbers for your shdes. Don't buy a shapeless pair /that can be pulled ove^ any boot-t^ut g^ the exact style and shape for each pair of shoe^ you have. Trim-(itting; Rubbers are easy on the feet-wear better themselves-and make sho^s wear lietter, too. Thelf^'s a style and shape for every shoe-^for men, women and children-^inth^fe brands of staunch, well-fitting Rubbers, carried by the leading shoemen: '* Jacques Cartier" "Dominion' "Moi�h�nt�" "MapU UaP "Daisy" HANTf THEiiT t MAPLE LEAF. RUBBER u%* ian Consolidated Rubbeir LIMITED EXECUTIVE OFFICBS MONTREAL nndndndnaaaaqgaannnnnnndnnananaanddndaa^^ n n n u ? 11 D ^ u D 0 P D n n I o 0 g 0 o 0 0 ug ;