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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PA6B potm THE LKTHBUIDGl!. . DAILY--.HEBALU DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors .and Publlthant '*ME LET.HBRIDOE HERALD PRINT-- INa COMPANY, LIMITED ;  iS> 6th Street South, Lethbrldgo W. A. Buchanan Pro8Wont and Managing Director John Torrance  � Butlnefi Manafer TELEPHONES BuDinesB Office ........*. Editorial Offica .......... isbi 1is4 Subscription Ratajt Dallr. fleUvered, per week v.....W Dally, delivered, per year .....15.00 Dally, by mail, per-year ----,.$4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....11.60 Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S..$2.00 Dotes ot wplry of subscriptions appear dally on address label. Acceptance ot papers tfto'. explratiutx date is our authority to continue the sub  ' scriptlon. T>IE PROGRESS pP THE WAR Activity alont the western front is McreasloK. ' The engagements are becoming more frequent and more exten-iTe. ActlTlty jor the first time in tome montlis Is noted on the St Quen-tiB front which has been taken ove^y Ihs.' British from the French. LAst week's attack by the Qermans along the Ypres front In Belgium was a dismal fallufd, although If'wafi originally ' fanned upon a large scale. It it now reported from Russia that TVotxky, the Bolshevikl foreign "mlnis-Ut, was really dismissed by Lenlne, k*eau#e of a quarrel over the method f Obtaining peace.' Cossacks have C*ine4 4 ancceas on the Siberian front, where the Bolshevikl are opposing Ami with guns under direction of iBwiiian officers. - tors. Tile Horoli] strongly boHove.i In tariff amell6ratlon, but we vcnllzothnt the tnxatlon.problom Is one ot the most difficult the government has to solve, and that we can't expect gcnoral all 'round XkHtt riiductlon iintil-tho gov-crniqent' jsettlos upoii some now method of: raising revenue. As to all productlvd'Implements/and the fuel and attachment^ necessary to operate those Implements, there is every warrant to reduce their cost to the limit so as to enable our farmers to success fully .carry out the production program that Is demanded of them. A protective tariff that enables the manufacturer to keep up the price is a menace' to production and that is the situation. In connection ,wlth agricultural implements. Our farmers realize the.great need for.revenue In order to meet our war,obligations and they win not be unronjionable in their'demands.-.. They do -expect, however, either the complete removal ot the duties upon agricultural implements or the removal of all the duties except the 7 1-2 per cent.'war duty imposed tor war purpoies.. They also look to the government to evolve a policy that will generally result in a complete all roundredftctlon of the tariff, but we are sure they realize the gov ornment's serio.ns''taxation problems and do not anticipate the immediate adoption of such a sweeping change. All our tariff changes for the present 8houl4 be Inspired by a consideration ot the immediate war needs. Productive implements are a necessity for war winning and should bo made available to the producers nt the low-eat possible cost. In ^thls conneetion Roderick McKen zle, secretary ot the Canadian Council of Agriculture, in a letter to the Winnipeg Free Press'says: "Ot the two hundred thousand farmers of the prairie provinces, probably not more than fifty thousand can purchase and operate tractor engines -all the rest of them require the latest improved farm implements so --It. -h'-c- PICKED__ A recount is being; denianded in the ,11. A. MulHoUand, of Port Hope, li constituency of Brant,'>\ John a likely appolntmeDt to the senate Harold, Liberal Unionist, was elected.------- Thos. H. W.lllaniaon, former superintendent of the OrenviUe canal and mayor of OrenviUe, is dead. A Revelstoke meeting called upon the government to place a minimum price on all vegetables and pork. ~ A favorable report of the U. S. senate was ordered by a- committee on the bill providing prohibition in Haw-ail during the war. ^ Jirs. Edward Hofton, vfife'ot a form- from Ontario. Fred Baker, Whoie relatives are su|�-posed to live hi Ontario^ was tpund dead (a a shack a^Craabrook. Conditions In iHe' 'fetigllsh-French schools of Oi|tario'ai;b reported as Ira-proved by Hon. Q. Howard Forguson. One th�usaml Caiiadlhii girU have lieen imported to aid in the manufacture of Liberty motors at Pittsburg. A bill to authorliy.U.S, government This is Belief of Spealicrs at The Forum->V. S. Ball Principal Speaker er mayor ot St. Thomas, is dead, aged during th�y war to take over control 90 years. She was a sister of the late of all tolertraph, telephone, cables. Justice Richardson of the"old N.W.T. supreme court. J. b. Seymour, a former employe ot and wireless stations was Introduced In the. house of representatives. Official returns . shiw that up to the Alberta. Farmers, iCa-QiieraUve JSlo-' noon Thursday 26,145 inen had report-vator Company, has gone east to train ed for service under the Military Ser-for the aviation corps. Ho was with vice act. Apprehensions ot defaull-the Quebec'Bank in Calgary before the ers up to'the same time totalled 3,250, amalgamation with the'Rbyat. His par- ot these 650 being =ln^ the Montreal ents farm in the � vicinity of Nanton. | military' district.' Rev. Dr. Kerhy, .Calgary, and Rev. Dr. Bland. Winnipeg,. will engage in C. S. Howard, lately of the foreign department of the Dominion bank Canadian Chautauqua "Work this year, head office, Toronto, Xios been apj)olnt-They have been Invited to attend ii ed assistant manager ot the Montreal conference of lecturers at Washing- branch. In place of L. H. Senle, re- as to Increase their efficiency productive power, and nearly whole ot them are prepared to buy improved machinerj- could it be pur- ,TMt OPERATION OF THE MILITARY SERVICE ACT Th� Winnipeg. Free Press in bservatlons on the program for the I oomipi: .essysn o{ parliament, .makes' '^^^'^'^ reasonable prices, this .the Military .Service Ael: ....., There it a Jot .of wide-of-the-mark ertticism of the Military Service Act. - '- - � ---- ---ji-�.,, ton. Had Michael HanBtfiun; ivho has just passed away in Port Hope, lived until next June, ho and his wife, who survives him, would have celebrated the sixty-seventh anniversary* of their, marriage. Mr. Hauspian was in his Sflth year. The Kitchener pullce commission hcs decided to increase the saUriCi; ot the senior policemnn ?30 per :ni-num, three Intermediate, coijstahles were awarded lltJO each,.'and two junior officers will get a raise "of ?l;ri each. The family of Rev. Mr. Marshall are establishing hiking records in Chat-andiJiani, Ont., district. Father and son signed. Dr. Balls-Headley died ut -his home tiear Proctor, B. C. He avbs-about 76 years of age. A world-wide traveller and distinguished as a physician and surgfeon. he settled' a^-Proctor about eight years ago Three citizens, whose combined ages totalled 2B0 years, died in Belleville. They were Mrs. Charles Coleman, relict of the late county attorney, aged 86; Mrs. Margaret Ander^ son. aged 84. and Alexander Morrison, aged 80 years. In his room at St. Michael's hospital. Toronto. Dr. R. McP. Turner -was committed tqr trial at Uie May assizes, 'on a charge of murder in connection , A purer democracy for Canada, one under whicli tli^ true -will of the people win be given effect to a greater extent than is possible under the present condition ut things, was forecasted by W. S. Ball, speaker at the Sunday;' forum, whose subject was Democracy' after the war. Out of the war, believes Mr. Ball, a purer democracy will arise for the whole world than has over existed. We have a so-called democracy In Canada now, said Mr. Pall, but even under this system, the will of the |>eoplQ does not, always prevail, it li not always carried out by the repreaentatlves elected to do so. Evidence of this la given often in our p.rrllaments. It Is th* case too, with _eloctlon8, whore some portions of the people may have many representatives while other por- \�6fu\\siriiwHcittow going ,0 f, In^wjililr ho wits''brnd"'To"aajr hrs couiitry'.and ^miiiflii.iNrere flfchtlnis "--shoulder"^* tii' slioulder.;A ^ :\ "i'K"' . J. .t). \mgltilJ6thnin presided in nhp aUftm'tjjttLiUiiOfcJkaiJfii........ NE^D' Wk CLEAN UP' , ' '"'",�,'71 '.' ' " * ! Volcin)' '.JCliirch, Ul-The" ; Advocate sayfli. lPould; do no''hariii and'.|Mrhaps>�.aii.Ua,Boad to ventilate, tliruuglL tliiise .(^oluAins ihb' fatter df^ what Is appaientli'dn'organ /.cd gRin-bllpK. aurt-drlnklng outfit dr sojJ;hat' we-liaye aroiiml^town. tip 16 tiie prds-ent, ^ll^ivce^ has beiu nialutain'ed 6ii the p'd�sll)tfltlHs olf a cldait-un\]iSklig placo.'^frdt^evidently thlnES'are^liiW^itf-i Inprdoo seflous lo_ wnlf; inf lSt�^i Roildenta; who ll,vo" In tlie_vlclitUyt ,6f where ithls nort bt-ltiliiijir" taites platie getting Vincomforlhble uWiit It. ..The .noise aud thd dllinlght seti-elon>i ire'getting too miich. tor thqra andvthey ore justly cohiplaihlng that' decent neighborhoods lire pt the merby of a few who wish to spend their svb'-Btanco ii) riotous living. MONDAY. MAIVCH ll/IOIB V On his return from the,front. Hearh-lelgh and Eiastway people presented n-purso_QJLBPJll, tP-Rtei.Jle.te,r.Stac.^y. Vukari, March ll.i-A miellnf'faa hfeW 'ori Thursday ''to.iion-slder"tfio;qupatTdtt oti tlie (ionqblldation of' the ..Auburn.; .,VUrycy, Hlghlaml, Mclntyrei; ThlghHIIl', v'ul . Mi-r A'.'Bilrjon, of the Uoparlineut of . districts rapfesontert*. a^ tlie nCeetlhg, shewing " 180.00 to $801.60 tiie I ^^'ulketl la Erie Beach, 14 ihiles. In [with the death of .Marlon Stone, who �four hours. The father came hack on'died in the Toronto General hospital the electric car, hut the son, George,! from the effects of an alleged Illegal "1 know many farmers In Manitoba who early in the season and before prices for farm machinery were fixed, gave orders for nlw and larger im- cancelled their orders when they It It hat not been so immediately', piements, such at seed drills, but �aftu.l,a8 some of its- upholders' cted^ti|t is by no means the fail-^ that its enemies' declare It to be. j ve|M>rtcpml;igB are-due .principally '^mijillable V'^^os-such as ineffl-iiadt^liiistritlon in areas where ---'hlgfa'aat competency is .required. The purpose of the Military Service act W'ttT'ensure a sufficient supply ; Ot racriAie .to maintain our divisions ^ tt the front in unimpaired strength. � This is being^ accomplished eveh under" fzIstInK -conditiont. Rein-: forcements are* going forward stead-. U]r: and the military authorities be-; yond U>e,.iea know that they will be ' aaintained In whatever proportions are necessary to achieve the intended end. .Not for at least 18 months J|aa the Canadian military � situation seen ao satisfactory. Reintorce- learned .what the ^rfce . was "vto - 130. ParmejS. Vho werp^ us'lnit. a; :'l6;8hoe drlir'warite'd to' purchase" a >'2Q or''22-shoe drill, thus increasing the \York-ing power of a man 25 per cent, in seeding-that same thing applies to harrows, plows, etc. "Many farmers 'who have au extra colt or ttvo" ready" to put to work would use a six or eight-horse team in place of a tour-horse team, and the two-horse farmers Would use four horses, but are prevented from thus increasing their effective power by the excessive' cost of machinery."^ In- walked back in three am} a half hours. Mrs. Marshall took .a Street car six miles to meet them, but tailed to make connections, so she. walked the six miles home. � - Premier Norris officiated' as auc- operation. Premier Oliver, in. Uic b''C. legislature took exception to,, a 1)111 for a general 8-hour day among working men being proceeded �with on the grounds that it interfered with the tioneer at the sale ot 16 animals at the ; government's policy. The oneasure pro-Manitoba Winter Fair, getting top i vides that uo person employed in any prices; A pig donated by J. Agnew, Douglas, was first knocked down to Industry shall work, for,.more than eight hours In anV 24 an^islx.days in O. McMillan, Winnipeg, for $235. It'any one week. The prenjier said the was resold for varying sums, finally' bill would affect government employ-being knocked down to Miss Ella , es and would entail Increased expen- ........ ----........- On the'day of the fUperal of Hqn. tlons a mucli smaller number, or nonofH...C^J?C'?wi.te.C( the country and that the slacker peetlons of the Dominion will be made 'lo toe the mark. - N ^---- !thc oimKnd won frAni^p CHANOEt � 1 Eacouraged by the free traetor ipolicf ot the .govemment, the Sas lltatojjn. Phoenix says there will be tendency on the part* of ifarm "4Uf .Mtwr��tB-to eUll,further tSia 'at concessions that will free jfarminr' interest from the tariff jidx on V^1e(D9ntR. 'Adytbihif In that j^lr*otlon i� highly desirable, but see-lipg that'thd government has "already jmadei'movea in the right -direction, the phoenix argues that "the voice ot the .prganized farmers of the western {provinces should be assdrted'in tones 1D( sympathy with the, national war TJprogram, as well as'in demands for Iterltf relief.' In other words, that .. {(rbila the goTernment should be re �Dueated- to carefully consider the ad ^^|sablli{jr";of removing^ or of �piodlfylnB the tariff on farm Imple fienta the farmer's should at the sam'e Ime enpre�B..tbelr.wl.ningne8s to beay ')helr fi^U share of the burden ot tax-ji^on aod.lf possible point out alter-Jip'tive methods in ileu of the tax on Implements.'' I 'rt�e'Phqenlx's.'vlow Is reasonable na weithJnk that there.Is a consider-k|f]e ojplnlon amongst the farmers In ffjyor'"of the abqlltion o,� all customs : .i^atloy except tiie,war tax -of 1 1-2 �1 piir'cent. on farm Insplements. It ha^ vJ>iiBn stiggeHtepl'to 'us that If"ifhe gov-. : |ypftierit.h'Rd'j4moved tiia. dutlds.on all tniptort exceptthe'war duty, the farm-V;fr|:would. have. been just as well L.-j^jfljliSed an to have all the duties re-Wf|Y�4'from' the emallor priced irac- dltures. ai\d measures, tending to that end could,.by private members. >i,ini-. People's Forum ada. the wiping out ot oUL misunderstandings and prejudices, lind laying the basis for a real brotherhood of nations. He believed that such a brotherhood would arise from the great Communications under - this heading must bear the signatures of ' the writers." '. "" " GOD DEALING WITH THE EARTH Editor Herald: ' . ' ' ' Dear Sir:-^Vhen the angels of , the Lord came to set the earth,in order it Is $32-add to that the profit of | Its condition was^tha't of sterility and the dealer and the cost on account vain ambitions will have jVanlaihed like a dream, that Is forgotten but Jud-ah shall dwell fo^ .ever ^xA - Jerusalem from generations to geii'liration. Joel 3-18:21; and the gross darkness of the political heavens :wll/taave van-, Iphed Biway and-the gldryjtff the Lord | wifl be in his holy mountain and the | desire ot all'nations wlli'have.copie. i Hag. 2:7: ' JOHN B. ALLAN. of customs duty'would be $40. � 58.35 duly*^was Imposed on a 12-Inch two-bottom gang plow In 1914; this ygar $19.60. --A-triple gang pldw carried a duty of $13.50 In 1914, and $.12.65 In 1918-80 air Bldng the line. Those-who - know the needs , of agriculture and .the limit that will be placed on production by the lac^c of farm-laijor-areKsafnvlnced that the ex-patjslon'of-prodtictldti can be brought ^boUt- inork b>'" placing, modern farm implements at tite: disposal of farmers fit a . reasqnabte rate - and, contribute jnore to Increase production than any f)ther one thing the government can (to.' ....... ABOUT THE PRIZE;.FI0HT8 Editor of Lethbridge Herald: % , _.......___ ____ ____.....^ _____ Dear Sir:-I see in "your paper 'o^ j gros7'da7kTG8's."Thrs"condltTq'n Is we'll > '^^t^'^^ ri**' " '"^S'^ "^"i i"* .Woman b . Observations" and would ask you, to kindly grant me space in your valuable paper to answer sdihe questions ue was upon It. We arp tqlfj It was a i asked me by the defender of the local darkness that could b'e felt-Ex. 10:22. i "Shter. illustrttt�d by the liko conditions that would obtain at the flood," "bf the condition ot Egypt when_thB ninth-plag- In the first case the angels'brought lighr and fruitfulness' to the' earth. In the first place this, lady seems f bent on making her response a per- tn the case of the"flood destructloa spnal one. Now I am not criticising i to the wicked, salvation to' Noah' and any one map engaged In this sport, 1 In the case ot Egypt (|estruc'lldn, but; but all men who follow this line of | salvation to opprer-sejl Israel: The apostle Paul tells ' us ' that' whatsoever things were written word written for our learning that we, through sport for their own personal gain : and pleasure/in^tlmes like]; these. I Regarding our common Ipsses by the ' ravages ot this present ,war? Yes, 1 patience and comfort of the scriptures,' have many dear relatives engaged in might have hope in God's salvation tor ; this stupendous strugglti "for Liberty, man and the earth,-Romans 16:4. It | some who went with the. first dlvls-the angels had not had the power of'ion and are still flghtln;j'In the mud God present with them at the setting I of "France, one who. left at homo a Mr. McKerftlk's argument Is absol- in order of the earth-they could not have performed the work/ -but God worked w^ith them and the end was very good. God has been working out ijtely sound' and connot be disputed, hisf Plan In-thc affairs of men, Dan. iVe hopei&e goverament will wipe I ^"^S-The end will be good. Adam was out the cus'fom's duties on all productive Implements; it 1^ necessary for the properiencouragement of the farm- er in production. unnlng's demand t^t, in order to stimnlate production, farm machinery should be placed op the free^''The fixed price proposal is .propef\to,:.Provide the farmer with l^plementB'aB lose8 and the prophets ye would tiave'l'NUeyed, on mo also." Have the Oentile" Scribes and Pharisees of tha, higher criticism bellovod Moses and tbo. prophet .concerning him who' is .to De'domd'"the headstone ot the cornel". Wo may well q^)t.:piir�el,veS:.what win happen, Ilelddlburg, Berlin, Munich ami kindred Institutions that liave made Europe an ' armed^ Camp and attempted to make tlid'truth of God's word Into n Hp. What WlH happen to the Emperor'WUJltti}j^:,a5d,hl3 cohoitH whoso'evil "Ihoiighj hiiB beqn to poBsesH the mquntalh Of t|iP'tiora even Jerusalem, Bi'qk^i ^8 T;Qi SO-Sr-  When the Lord shall SQiniort iSlon, Isa. 61:;i. Amos 9-11: JB.'Whep Tfav; lours shall come imqnUMount S5ion, Obad.>21. When the Klligi) of T|iar-B.hlsh and of the ris^flB. ahnllC bflng proBonts. Psalm 7^:10. : Qfinpapy'" but the mon' and ladles' (bar !the word women) who encouraged , this boy to follow "the squared circle" as a means of livelihood. Aleo' I am Informed that ladies do frequent these bouts, .as for his mother and sisters, I have faith In them, that as they have Buffered as ho many ot us have, that they will stand by Al. and help him to "carry on" and- be a soldier ot whom we shall all bo proud. I also feel sure that If he had been in a producing or necessary business he would have beeu exempt from military service as others of his family have been and are serving. In conclusion, Mr: Editor, I most.�ln-cerely wish to convey this thought to everyone that 1 am not holdini; malice toward any one hut asking questions re thiB line of .expensive and �unnecoBBary sport )n � war time when we know thattho mdnoy spent, in thiB way Is no budly needed \% Bomo homes for necessities and for patriotic purposes. Also I, .would'like to aBk, "Why do our city coinmlB^on-ers alloW those fights to be held her? and why don't some of the women'! organizations take enough Intercut In our city to ut least insist that we ah'al) have fewer than .one of .thene "^flg.hti every month?"' � '. . Thanking you for space. Mr. Editor, I am, M. B. TAYLOR, A Pair lot a Pair Each Pair of Shoes shirtild be Fitt^ . with its Own Pair of Rubbers Y^UR shoeman will tell you that a shoe waws.. better and is more comfortable if fitted with Rubbers; made to suit its particular, style and shape. � ; There is no economy or comfort in trying to make one'...;,*:, pair of Rubbers do service ori several pairs of shoes. And there's no heed of your doing so, because tlje , enormous demand for Rubbers makes it possible fprr'.' us to offer a most conipliste line of-shapes and stylpg .^^^^ to fit any aqd every shpe; v - " \ � � \:. .: \ .,..<. ' .. ,, .  � :� ; There's a style and shape for every shoe-fdr nrieii, women and children-;n::thes^ six brafnds of staunch., :: well-fitting Rubbers, c;^ryied by the leading shoemen., ;   1) "Jacqnes Cartier" "Dorairaan" -"Merchante" "Maple Leaf' - "Ditay" Ask for these'�bran'ds--they 'give the best wear . , ;- Canadia^ Consolidated Rubber Cot Limited Executive Offices MONTREAL 5090 ;