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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \ THE^ LETHBRIDGE OAIL^ ilERALO rUESbAY, MAHCH 12, 19l� T DAILY AND WEEKLY 5- Preprlctera �ntl Publltham vTHI LITHBRIDQE HERALD PRINT- ^: ' INO COMPANY, LIMITED |n Ith Strtet 8outh. Ltthbrldg* W. A. Buchar.an ; FriMident kud Manasing Director Mbn Torrance   Ouatncvs Manacer . TSLEPHONE8 0ttainesa Office .......... WltorUl^OKlc*.......... 1252 1224 Subteriptlen Rataa: Dallr, aelivered, per week ..... 4IO Oallr. delivered, per year .i...|B.(H) Daily, bjr mall, per "year 14.00 Weekly, by mall, per year" .$1,50 fypqltli^ by mall, per year to U.8.. 18.00 Date* of expiry of subacrlptions np-year d^Hy. on address label. Acceptance of papers (.tie. explratii.n date Is pur authority to continue the sub-acriptioD. THEPR00REB8 OF THE WAR � AmeHcans, British, Prenc"h, Cana-41wia and AuBtranaiiB are all InrolVed 1,3S9 CANADA MUST PRODUCE MORE^TOOD " The dangers of the food shortage and the necessity ot the greatest possible production by Canada this year r^ eihphasized by the following facts: Lord Rhondda taya:- "The allied larder Js dangerously.,enapiy.. but we are car-XJlng on in tha-reaolute.bellef that we' e&n rely on tba. people of North Amer-lea to" prevent our food] supplies'from-keoomins- so diminiabeil 'as to Imi^ieril the Is^^e, Xot .yfWcb we.are. �fighting.'':'.'.^-.',--*�-�, - ; BHUSh ministiy^ in a recent 'a^drMs' ^ia:^'Tew people have yet gri5ttB\i;thV ;fundaiieStail iapt that fqiM- ftritsdnailil TeUw onthe United j�t8te�;hlid ;i?a6�^a lor^sixtj'-tive per t^ent.--�rt-fiw^^iwBiitiai'toodgtuffa. -Un-^less �e L^_s[et this food, or nearly all fof it-vwetaii^ll peter out." ' ' Viscount Milner, member ot the war .'cabinets speaking at -ir'lymouth this, .weeic, gaid'th�i the Allies were fight-Jng;,;4))�..'atll��-�r� now dependent for their ^dailf-bread-and for-most of their es-/wntUI food' supplies, would- e&usi 6'fanJ^e conditiona.^ Heserve stocks of (Vbeit and meat have prac^cally dla-|�P9Hrp�,;?r.8T:per cent.. � .. � ^�JJBfyaiNjQO per cent , "A� Uia. �shipping sitnation makes :''t$f'^aUl�� dependent Mipion the North ; f lipVj^n cpntlhenC It is vlt- fiUjJy necessary that'Canada should In-' h^r production of food In order ^9 inY^ a larger p^t In prgviaing for /'^^ 'ftUle^ireqiuiroments, This Is espec-V' as the roaintenanco ot a RATHER REMARKABLE IMMIGRATION FIGURES A writer In ,lhQ Monetjiry Times points out .that the. war has. not inter-tereci"with immigration to Caiinfliv. It is remarkajjle .that Canada, during the three years and more thnl It has been at war, has received about threo hundred thousand IniniiKrants. anil that tho last fiscal year .witnessed a 60 per cent Increase over the previous year. As would have been expected British immigration has been very small In volume. Tlie'following table shows the decline from tho bumper year, 1912-13. It is a liUle misloadlnj;. perhaps, in regard-to. the first year of war, owing Ingjo the fact that, the fiscal year beginning April 1st, the major part of the ImmigraUbn ^easoa~the spring and early summer months-is not separated from the period of collapse from August 1st; but it will Illustrate how the.war has reduced Britlsb Immigration to the lowest tinco 1S99-.- Year ending , 31st Total British .... 402,432 l."i0.542 .... 3S4,87S 142.G2: .... 144,789 43,27ti .... 48,537 8.(i64 . ... 7.5,574 S,3S2 Of the British immigrants in the last year, 1,895 declared their occupations as agricultural; of the .\mericans, 20,-S22. Of the other nationalities, the greatest immigrant class has bean Newfoundlanders (1,243) and Italians (758). To bring thdse figures down to date, to Illustrate the marked revival in American immigration, it can be added that during the first ten months of 1917, 33,134 United States immigrants entered western Canada-^n Immigrant being a person who states his intention �f living pen-inanently fn a country-^bringing With them $4,932.-190 Jn cash and n,4S8,S9S in effects. These totals are more than double those of the same period of 191G and nearly four tidies those ot the same period of 1915. An organized campaign of mendacity it must not be forgotten, was conducted by unseen interests In the United States, previous to tho entry of that country Into the Allied ranks with tho object ot preventing American migration into Canada. It took the form, generally, ot the dissemination ot "reports," chronicling the imposition of heavy wur,taxes, the oppression of neutrals not openly sympathetic witli^l the iPiIlifs. There Is a~ great amount ot credit due .to the two. hundred thousand sturdy Americans T�ho refused to accept such puerile -detraction, and hetween August, 1914, And April, 1917, crossed the' border to make their homes on belligerent soli. War eliminated the curiosity seekers and revealed tile really serious intent, thereby purifying immigration of much that was inimical to progress, but was difficult t^ ,ayold without recourse to absolute mandatory prohibition. With' the exception of 1915-19 (4^537 immigrants), immigration in 1918-17 was the "smallest sin tails up to May.l6. �* , " More thfen 1000 -ot the 10,000 members of the Brotherhood of- Railroad Trainmen have enlisted in the army or navy of Canada and the United States. Postmaster W. A. McCulla, ax-M.P. ot Brampton, and Mr�; McCulia, celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary. $100 fines were Imposed at Guelph on two members ot the I.B.S.A.. for havWg Pastor Russell's literature In their possession. , - Between five and ten ot the Mexican bandits who raided Bast Rano^ Thursday night, were killed" by ' Captain Ryan's company .ofjRangers. Toronto Presbytery nominated-Prof. W. ,0. Gordon of Queens University, for moderator of tha Presbyterian general assembly. ' , Samuel Rogers', charged -with the njurder ot James Gallagher,' ot Marmora Township, -was found not guilty at Belleville. ' ~ * A rafrlgerator car,:,worth $60,000 was destroyed by fii-e in the Blenheim yards ot the Fere Marguette, together with 150 barrels of jipples.' " The B. C.governnieJU-la considering tlhe advisability ot homing Unmefl-lately the bye-electfon to' fill tbe vacancy in victoria's representation cBus ed by the death dt Premier Brewster. Kenneth McLean,, tine of th? first raercbaiits to eftabliah a.store' in Pilot Mound, Man.'.'dled 8 t#w days ago at Riverside, Cal.", wftere he bad been living for sojne 1im(^._' ' Owing to the -dry 'slate of the ground last fall,, farn^eVs' i'n the dls trict northwest ot -piadstdiie, Man., are finding a shijrtage of water in their wells this spr|i(^. , . *. Vermilion graces and butchers hava discontinued their delivery services and purchaaers now. Jiave to carry their goods home or pay for having .them deltveredv' J'; , Interests- headed^b?' i^jueS. : PJay fair,, of Midland, -Ira^t-TWi.r^iiHliern Narfgetloa. Company* palsenger .ser-'vice'bn the Great t�kes, reports stating that $2,000,000 itad b�fn'offered. Lost near Vonda> Sask..^ a.blizxard and frozen to death within ISO yards of her 9wn home jpa* tho fate.pt-Maria Pnduba, 57, after gettlpjj'aejparated from her husband on the road. ' ^ B. Von Fcr6er, ^-^vho twe�}ty years ago was. one ot Indian ftead's  best known citizens and ^ho biillt and ran the old Victori,a,,)v9te\'at that place, died at Lds Angeles on Feb, 18, at the ago of 74 jreara.-.. .  i "Calgary returnad'veterariB asked the may>r, and,. coinm{)ii||Qi)e>R-to,,tlease them 'Without coa( tiiaf o)d 'oiehtral fire hall site on Sereft(i) .|tven)ltMf|)it.up6n the prices. The heavy tarll,t t'ax levied ori farm mach-ihery;,lncrea*e8^tbe price enormous(jjp," is the very plain,:.brief, unanswerable argument ot the. Grain Orowero Guide on the'removal bf-'ths duties on farm jpachinety. To be consistent in its demand tor iucreasod production - the governpient must meet tho demand tor the removal ot'this tariff. Income running from Ifovu to $4, 500 a year lor the office of local reg istrar ot Supreme Court of'pntarlo. Clerk dt the Surrogate >Court and Lcierk ot County Court fore Oxford, causes anticipation, ot.the job amonif lawyers and others at Woodstock.; Lieut. Col. Biontjln, pt)stm9�t�i;,. MO era], now with his regiment .in England, on whose be)|i|lt a recount was demanded in Lautrlf^r^Odtremnnt division of Montreal.'has jlropped the pro-ceodliiga. - (561..-Blohdlh *arf'Msd defeated In-Champl�|n,- Judge s. 0. . Rowan-Hanlllton, of the supreme cgurt � qf the*' Leeward Islands, Halifax, addressing tlte Canadian club said thai'the BrltlsW-W^ost Indies had no future in the' Brltlsti Empire II union witti Qajia.^a was not considered. If ooi)1tedertitton . with Canada does not come then ultimate ly there must be unionwHb t^� Unit e(i States, bo said, Frank Wilkinson ,died at Mount Hamilton In his slatj'-soventh yeaf. Friends are boosting Col.^ Sam Sharpe, M^P., for North Ontario, for. a ci.binet position. Grand Trunk Railway system tratdc earnings from March 1 to MsrcH 7,> were $1,122,582. Increase $59,392. (pr college, lie was sucfcoedert by VMr.-rruei', stddont, Ouvlng Mr. Tuer's'period o( labor the first Sabbath school-'was organlced In April, 1910.-with Mi\->Evanfl as superin-, tendont.,wlUi the'�ftsalslnneo,. of two tedchers and 10 scholars. Ilov. A. T. JTodd followed Mr, Tuer and held.his first service in the school house' on Sundoy. November. Hth. 19l0.; Tho first annual mooting^ of the. congregation was held in the school house on December 7th, 1910. On Sunday, December |8th, 1910, the first communion was dispensed, Mr. Jo tenant years fresh testimony from tbe,r�ll(lous at-periences ot men Jn .(ha arsT.. There was an urgetit\ca|l.ta allvWbo could help to take part In this form et work and carry it to higher atfleiaaey. The church finally was mora and more coming to be recognised as a centre of-social service, and lt-'WaS'-~hoi>ed �hat this United Obnrcb of Nobleford would be a- point from which the purest Christian influsnce would -pass Id-to-every side of tbeir social-activity. Lot all remember that the 'Children and young people growing: up around them were Within a-feV years to be men and women IntliianelnK'-flrcteR far beyond their pfasent- Immediate neighborhood. "Tho-preacher ' gave thanks that God was not vetting HIti church aside, as one would fold up and lay away a worn And useless garment, but was eleanalng bfr and preparing her for grsnrtar uses than ever. . 1 . - _ The singing of the National Anthem brought to a conclusion the.most Impressive service.lu; tbe rsHglgus llfft ot the community bad ever held. Evenlnf'Services There was also art "fxcalljiihf c-oti-gregatlon, present at lha av.enlng service when the sorifaon' was ereacl'ied by Mr. W. C. Marsh iii'th'e dBi^VOidable absence of the ttev.' VT. F.". Burns ot Lethbrldge." At this seirvfce Ih'are was also .ordained a'.naw elder of the ehurcirin -the person Tot, Tlfr. C. C. Hertzel. The ordlhatlQii ser.y|co wan most impressive s^d.was taHen part in bythe Rev. Dr,/Ferguson, Rev. J. A. Leslie and Mr. >W-t8 STANDARD OIL COMPANY ...... ..; (New, JERSEV}' � , , BAVONNE i NEW JERSBY NUJOL IS NEVER SOLD IN'lULK If your druggist hasn't NUJOL, stnii ll.Opfvr pint bottle to" " Cantdlan Selllns Asenti CHARLES GYDE & SON .'P.O. B0!> S71;, Moatrtsj.^ V REO CROSS QnUQ A'aOOK CO. � vy. H. McCaffrey KENNY It ALkIN , ' -I , D. HIQINBOTHAM A/CO. F. HEDLEY druq CO. ,i^0Kso.N A co; .., -Pi'<.�i-.;.-'l.. ;