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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE tire" MAUCIl 23, 1017 letbbi'lbje TbevalS letblu'lbae, Blbcttn DAILY AND WEEKLY V Subscription Ralej: Billy.'1 wrek ilellvtrcJ, year Dally, by moll, iicr year Weekly, uy mall, per year SVockly, by mall, per j-car to nil 1IM TELEPHONES OITico Etlilorill Omco VY. A. Buchanan I'rcFlilcin and Manning Dlrcclcr. Jolm Torrance, llualwss Manlier. Pstca of expiry ot sciuscrlpllona op- i-'ly on r.dJresJ label. cnco ot iiaperi afler r-lpirattcm date IJ cur authority (oconllnuo Iho iuuscrlp- Western Canada piuJucos Iho besl wheat In Uio world, nnd U commands a premium In Ibo world's nmkotf. U is lutacjsurably heller In point of uulrlllve comics I Iran Austral- Inn vi'oducl or ami llicri'toro corum-jiids n higher price-. Tlia Canadian farmer argues thai he must secure his labor, his seed anil his ctiulliiiiciit In the open msr- ket. niid with mounting prices ho does not feel IIVo solllns In n closed mar- kcl. T.nhor )'rar ls "'S1101 tllM1 It has ever been. Kifly to slily dol- lars a oionlli and board Is Uio average n-ago which will bo pilO, till harvest tlino. Machinery luis EOIIO up In price; horseflesh lias advanced; ik- twine will sell at IS lo 20 cents Ccr pound as against 9 1-2 "ills In 1S15 Threshing coils hove advanced from 11 cents In 1815 to IS cents per bushel and higher. PICKED PASSIJVG FOR THE Princess 1'stricln Is recovering After nil ntlack of measles. ilomo missionary DautUl ministers re to receive'n salary of not less an }700 per year, with n parsonage. i A new Auellcan church Is to be eclcil In Montreal, cosllns upproil- ately JU.OOO. tlon. Vour Country rlflhl )'ou THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Trench warfare Is over, according lo ihe Orrnians. Henceforth, the denting will be in Iho open. That Is one of the great reasons of their wilh ilrawal from the Uapaurne lino, to drav the enemy from their trenches In order lhal they miglil (urn oil Ihem when they are withdraw! from their base, plan. Thai Is the German The. Germans, it Is staled, arc pre- paring for their sreat counler-oSen Bive to start April Clli. They are ex pccle'l to mika a great effort, an the allies are preparing for it. The withdrawal of ISO Germans t ihe Cambral line is now said to b complete. The allies are still In co tact with the reirealiDS forces, bu arc meeting with more stubborn r Eistanco now, an Indication that th enemy Is preparing nt last to maV Its stand. Indications ot revolt in German are becoming stronger dally. Hiotin Is rife In Berlin, and these riots a conieililng more than mere hung riots as have occurred before. They grave ri-ins of the jiopu- lace, the allies sea indications of revolution; tliit ivill democratize" Germany also, and thus provide the raobt rapiil means oi ending the war. II should also be pointed out lha Canada occupies a peculiar postllon li a deal of Ihls kind. In that It nlonssldo a great wheat producing nation to the. soulh, whcro Uio lav of supplv nnd demand will fix Hi A repetition oi the 1315 ore o tho Untied-Stales would probabl sull In 1-25 vfhcal. whereas n pa al crop failure might easily make i 10 prevailing prlco soulh ot tho llm Tilh Canadian farmers selling (be urplus wheat at 51.30 (or No. 1 whl' American cousins were rccel ig {2 or more, lhc situation create tould not bo conducive to conleu rnenl ou tho part ot our farmers. These are. only a few ot tlio que Ions entering into Ihe controvers jut they arc We bo Canadian farmer Is willing to la ils chances on tbe world prices. __ prices ore 51 per bushel owi o an enormous world crop, no dou they would be satisfied, us they we n 1915 when tho average price even less. And it a parllnt crop fa Archie Mntheson, of nomlnnled for Iho provincial s nstllucney of South qu'Appello ut o Liberal ccnvoallou, Meut.-Col. Almond, rector of rlnlty church. Slolltreal, has been aceii In charge of the cmlro chap- In service of Canada's army. Arnold lloberlson. first secretary ot he Ilrlllsh embassy at Washington, nil Miss Gladys Ingalls. daughter of he lalo Melville B. [ugalls. railroad nancler, wcro marricj. The KliiB at liucklngham lion, llobcrl [losers, Ihe C'ana- jnn nihiLsier of public works, ami Ion. John U. llaien. minister uf marine. military battalion tor use In case. f war was formed by students at he I'nlvctslty of I'lali. Maor Gen- eral Wood has been petitioned for rifles, ammunition and un nrrny of- kcr lo Instruct the students. American 'liard tial producers liuvo beeij wur.icd not to fall lo mako suuinicr reductions. I -r Sixty German submarines wore re- liorlcd lo Imvo Ici-u out of busl ness a'nco L. Tlio sheriffs of Onlnrlo urovlnce h substitution of Ihe electric chair fo linngliiR. Thoy are ospeclcd lo pass a rcsolullon In favor ot tho chair and forward It lo ihe. uovcriiini'iil ol Oltawa. Arthur A. l.uton, sub collector uf Inland revenue in SI. Thomas, lias been appointed Inspector o( weljlils nnd measures (or Londondlsirlcl, nnd Wm T. Collins of SI. Thomas, lias liecn appointed sub-collector of In- lanj rovrnuo lliere. Mr. Collins Is n returned soldier nnil was wounilc whllo lighting In France. AS !r.e riliarterly inccljug ol III- Parl. Presbytery held al Woodstock, the reslgnullon of llov. 11. I'olilsuw. of (lien Morrli, Mis acienlcd.- Mr Algeria liai C7 Jlellioillst inlnletcrsl on ucllvo service. Ucut.-Col. A. crlcliley Is naz- clled comnniiidant of Hie CiiuailUin mllllary school In ICiiRlnnd. ThomoB II. Garry, for crklon, Bask., was ulinnlmously rc- noiiiliialcd nt a l.lboial convcniloii.-- The T. lUllon L'a, will cstaullsh n creamery nt Trenlon. Out.Hfforls will bo nintlo lo Imvo fanners for two hundred miles nronnd tend cream to IhiB factory. Joliii M. WlilUj tho vetcratl nowa- who died recently, left t-'OP 000 lo tho Newterry llbraiy. :lilcaso. to found llm Wing fouLiln- .lon. JnhiiEon, of Messrs. Owen famrose, Jleil at sea. lie- left Winnipeg for Knsland on Janu- ary 27, but was laken III anil died route, lllEliop W A. Sellcw and wife, of Janie.'-town, N.Y.. recently arrived li Udniolilon from San I'ranclsco, Cal Ho will preside In Ihe. llilnl annual conference of (ho l-'reo Mclhoillsl Church of Alborla, which will bo hclil from WedntEilay, Mar. 21, lo Sunday, Mar. 85. DolldTS At n fairly reprc-'eiilaltve ronvcn- T. II. Carlniv, ex-warden of N'orth nmlierlaml counly, ami one, of the prominent agriculturists o( I'cvcy loivnshlii. Onl., passed away at his residence near Warkworlli, In his SOth year. Mr. farlaw was reevo of a vi LI j u Ji. v ui At the Proplielie conference al Pcrcv towilsbjp for nnd for Toronto a speaker cald wars wouldij VCjri Kas nrc-slJcut of Wark- e' worth elieeso factory. r contlnuo until the sticoml comlnK Christ. With more than cases of scar- let fever of malignant lype in tUo oily, Detroit health authorities are preparing to enforce radical quaran- tine measures to check Ihe epidemic. John Xolt. who was police magis- trals of Port Perry for ihlrly years, and i resldenl of tliat village for sev- larger of women drive automobiles In southern Cali- fornia than In any oilier place. In the world accordins lo lhc estimates of s Angeles dealers- More llisn 1C.- ors amons-lhe Ibal arc, icgls lercd In liic coudly. ure should overtake them they will be. entitled to receive what tho world market decides Ihe price should be. There lias been so little done In Can- ada during the war lo limit Ihe price ot other commodities, so Illtlo in the way of government control of the manufaclure of munitions and other war necessities, that Iho farmers can be excused K they look askance al Ihe olfer oi joe government lo set a price limit on the most valuable por- tion of the producls of the farm. I 1113 Rcrmnny Is now dishing up zlnciycar .n.u -M P It. Sawlell haa, accord cnty-fivc died at Ilia nee ;vonl )ust In Calgary received.tbe Military Medal. Before mnely-lwo Fraser 'S. Keilb, Toronto, edittrj and manager o! -Construction, has buoa secretary of Ihe Cana diaii Soolely of Ihe Civil Engineers, Montreal. Waterloo, Ont.. has closed a ond Patriotic fund campaign with lotal subscription of approximately almost 512 per capita, a record, if is bclleved'.npt reached by any oilier municipality in Canada.! Charlie Chaplin's dissatisfied' wllh his salary. Ho only gels 5750.000 ho was rancliing near uui.-ui.ine: .lie is-wcll known to Cal- earlans-for .Ibo prominent. part he taken'-in the horse shows held ,1, the- city. has twice" been wounded on the western front. HaveYQiiBeenSick? Then you must know lhal sickness leaves weakness anc you should commence taking scorn mum to put an edge on your appetite put power in your blood, induce Pitt pOVrV. rcsllul sleep and restore your nerve [orce. Scott's is a Iruc Ionic-food Iree from the drug peril. SMll L BCXM. Teretta. OaL a tiny 'saying 'on each operation in making your suit or f jj I i overcoat- and. think of the difference it makes in what you pay. The makers of Creighton's clothes have learned hy 30 years' experience how to perform each of these operations in the best and short- est way. They've saved cost--- added quality- -and you re the gainer. Stiits, Twenty-five to Forty Dollars CREIGHTON BROS. Tnilovs to Men 004 Tliird Avc, S. .-.1st) 12li BlBtilh Avc. U, C'algary. Day schools for 'tlio Indians In thu Tlie dlsirlcl "tlornny's office at west arc under lhc following aus- Portland. Ore., notified all pices: Itoinm Cnlhollc 81, Anglican 74, Methodist 37, Presbyterian 7, Sal- vation Army 2, undenominational -IS. A novel 'recruiting slunt was iiul ou the battalion. Call, whan an __ _ field kltclicn wns ulaml on Ihcj main street, nuil buns and cakca for l.ODO people baked mid given away. Tliat every returned soldier in Ilranlforil hpd been placed in a man. lier salUfHtlory to each veteran was. reporleil at lhe'nnnur.1 meeting of the I nmntfonl bRiicli of Ihe Soldiers' aid commission. I that (lie t.ilo of cerlnln sloraach Ml- (era of n lilgll pcrccntiiflo of nlcoiio! would bo coiiFlrued as a violation ol tlio prohibition law. Tho num- bers -of cases of Intoxication from billcrs was Ibc tansc. ON WEARIED ftPPAREUSHOES FOR YOUBSEtF FAMILY HtWNESEYiWILSQN NORTH LETHBRIDGE. has accepted an offer EOAltD OF TRADE 7 TAKING PROPER COURSE. The HcraM [cams with pleasure that ihe 'Board of Trade Is Eecuring vital informailon on which to _ trase tlicir action looking toward the secur Ing of belter priviieges for the sheep- men of Southern Alberta In Ihe use o" tho forest icEerres oi the Ilockies We are Etod lhat the Hoard is iute.- csling Itsnlf in this matter. Th sheen industrr been given a. grea impetus In Western Canada durin the past three years f.nd Trllh th united action of Iho men engaged i Uie industry, backed by be fating vrooden money. nny ycar n( ]Q nas ac Nest thins wo know they'll of an even from a compnt- Mayor Hardie remarks Ihat there miltcc. lust be a bull mariit in ctly hallj iles these days. ing firm. This according lo no less an nuthoritv lhari Ihe Wicks moving picture legfslalive Investigation com-] WAR LOAN I well knpwn Chinese reformer, has I been received into the membership on A German military official naively remarks: "We arc now getting the i III i- Epot enemy out of Iheir trenches.1: Jnsl Ker't Morlson Iho first Pro- lUe same way as Jack johnsoii ina'doj leslanl convert In China about a Jess'Willaril quit in ihe 2Cth round. Approilmalely 25 per cent, ot Ihe I On prevailing spreads, Sir Georee I pupils ot Portland schools arc ,nr Vn fed and as a result of Fosters offer of S 1.30 for No. 1 or poverty, accord- f.o.b. Fort William would mean a jng to a report made by Dr. Edna I Fort William price of 92 cents, or .75 city board oi health inspec-[ DOMINION OF CANADA Issue of 5% Bonds Maturing 1st March, 1937 Payable at par ht Otttnra, Ilnllfas.'st John, Gliarlottctown.-Montrcal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Hcftin'a, Cnljao', nnd at the Agency of j the Bunk of Montreal, New York City. i INTEREST PAYABLB HALF-YEARLY, 1st MARCH, 1st SEPTEMBER. I -PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST PAYABLE IN" GOLD. ISSUE PRICE 96. awate bodies as the Lelhbridgc Board of Trade, tbe induslry should be placed on a permanent plane while there is such an evidence on the part of the fanners and others to engage to some extent In sheep. The warning given by Secrelary Great of the sheepmen the other day, that unless ranges could be provided for the wool growers out of Ihe mil- lions o( acres lying idle in the soutb, the sheen ranchers would move to British Columbia. Is no Idle warning. The people of British Columbia ap- preciate the possibilities ot lie indus- try in Iho coast province an.l nro ready to make It convenient "lo run sheep there. Alberta will come out Eccond best It we do nothing to make the Industry here as attractive. cenls lo'the farmers here for Kol 5J wheat. When such prices are con- sidered In connection wilh. Ihe price of all the commodities the farmer uses planning to establish milk depots' in schools lo remedy alfairs. Judgment by default of flOO.OOol ns Ma rroo. Ihe farmer can-l "s entered in the cireuil court al s Chicago In favor Oebauer. not be crilicized ror hesitalmg before a professional staler, against ThDmas setllnE his seal of approval ou Sirly Gregory, a PltLsbursh millionaire i offer Gcbauer ctarged Gregory with alien- aline Mrs. Gebauer's affections, and Ihe manufacturer made no answer to The Calgary Alberlan says: "HI ihe suit, here Is lo be a redistribution ot seats n the provincial legislature, Calgary hould have one or two more sails, ulnplltllj m 1Mulp lllc r Ihe representation throuEhout the canal by dynamite, is now A FULL HALF-YEAR'S INTEREST WILL BE PAID ON 1st SEPTEMBER, 1917. THE PROCEEDS OF THE LOAN WII.I, HE USED FOR WAR PURPOSliS ONLY. roylnce should be greally reduced, a prisoner There are too. many Members in the complicity In ihe plot lo destroy the in the Tombs. FriUen ii tbe olot was discov- I ered. and eluded the aulhorllics unli egislature now. But Calgary, with tcw jjyg aso upon Ills return from nbout 12 1-2 per cent, of the a trip to Me.iico and Cuba Ion of the province, has only about lira per cent, of the reprcsenlation. THE GOVERNMENT WHEAT PURCHASE OFFER 'The most interesting question be lore Ihe farmers of Western Canart today Is the offer of Ihe British crnmenl, Ihroush Ihe goverume'nt a Oltawa, to purchase Hie whole of Ih west's 1517 wheat crop at a price o J1.30 per bushel, Fort William. Th offer ha? been made to Uie Canadia CO'jncil of Agricullurc through Ho tiefj. K. Foster, minister of trade and commerce-, and a counter proposal has been rnaJc by Ihe latter body lhal liie government guarantee a min- imnm of per bushel and a max Imura ot Sl.M. or a flat rate of f.o.b. Fort Willlara. In a Ions dispatch from Otlawa ycslcrday, Kir George Foster set ou Iho gOTcrnrr.cnl side of the urg Ing lhal the farrcsrs accept bis offe un Ihe ground of palrinlism, bccau! Ihe Anslmlian Eovernnic-nl has sol 115 crpn. nt ?1.12 per bushel f.o.b. por V of export, and because the TJrilhl crop has been, taken over at 51.S2 jier bashel. jThcre is no [loiiljl Ihnt lhc llrilish Eovornraa'.il U ijui 1C ahxlolls In secure It's lafit'i supplips as early as possible anxioiis (hat Canada's crop FhonlJ be wholly set aside for the si- lied nations. This Is laudable fore- Dut thrrc arc- mtny nuesilcns tnlc.-ing I'llo Ibe mailer of price which require much lr. Itnlicns, who aa 03ly forty-lwo, had suffcrtd from ung trouble for a time. 11 was his lhal caused tho breaking o! ngagement lo Miss I'hyllia Dare. They had arranged lo bo married horlly. and bad even gone house- innllng; medical opinion abso- ulcly -prohlhlled thoughts ol main- mony. and lasl November II was an nounccd Ihat the i mutually cancelled. McCill university convocation In May will confer Ilir honorari' tlcireo nf on Ihf; llrlllah amliassartor. Sir Arthur Spring-nice. Washington: Sir John Kennedy, .Montreal; I'rcsl- deni II. S. rrtlchell. New York Car neeQ r.tglo Foundalion: Cippcn Queen's university; John J. Carty olslinguishod New York scientist lion. r. Carter Cotton, chanccllo Mcldc l.'nlvi-rsily of Hritish Colymbla, an< llr. II Ellis, Unlvtrsily of Tor only. THE MIMSTT.II OF FINANCE offers herewith, on lielinlf of the Government, llic abovc-nnmcd Bonds for Subscrip- tion nt 90, payable es 10 per cent on application; 30 10th April, 1917; 30 loth May, 1017; 2C 15th June, 1917. The totnl allotment of bonds of this issue will be limited lo one hundred and fifty million dollars, exclusive ol the nmoimt (if any) for lhc surrender of bonds as lhc equivalent of cash under Lho terms of the H ar Loan prospectus of 22nd November, 1915. The instalments may be paid in full on the 10th clay of April 1917, or on any instalment duo dale thereafter, under discount til-the rate of four per cent per annum. All rmviiiciiis are to be made lo ft chartered bank for the credit of the Minister of Finnnce. Failure lo p.iy' any i instalment when due will render previous payments linblc j lo forfeiture and flic allotment to cancellation. i accompanied by n deposit of ten-per cent ot the amount subscribed, must lie forwarded through the medium of n. chartered bank. Any branch in Canada of any charlcrcd bank will receive, subscriptions and issue i provisional receipts. I This loan ia authorized under Act of the Parliament i of Canada, and both principal and interest will HC a charge upon the Consolidated Revenue Fund. 1 Forms of application may bo obtained from any branch 3 in Canada of any charlc-red hank nnd al the oHicc of any 3 Assislant Receiver General in Canada. 5 Subscriptions must be (or even hundreds of dollars. 1 In case of partial nllolmcnls Ihe surplus deposit will be 2 npplicd towards payment of lhc amount due on lhc SI April instalment- Si Scrip certificates, non-negotiable or payable to bearer 3 in accordance with the choice of the S registered or bearer bonds, will lie issued, after allotment, g} in exchange for the provisional receipts. S5 When lhc scrip certificate Imvc been paid in full and JW payment endorsed thereon by tlio bank receiving the yi inonoy they may be exchanged for bonds, when prepared, with-coupons attached, payable io bearer or registered to principal, or for fully registered bonds, wlicn 53 prepared, without coupons, in accordance with the 50 tpplication. Delivery of scrip certificates and of bonds will be, made gj through the chartered banks. raj Tho issue will be exempt from any g, income in pursuance of legislation enacted by the Parliament'of Canada. K The bonds wilh coupons will he issued in denominations of S100, SSOO. Sl.OOO. I'ully registered bon. without H coupons will he issued in denominations ot Sl.UUU, or any authorized multiple of Su.OOO. (S The bonds will lie paid al maturity al par at the office g of the Minister of Finance nnd Receiver General lit Ottawa or fit the office of the Assistant llccciver General g nl Halifax, SI. John, Clmrlottctown, Montreal, luroulo, g Winnipeg, llcf-iua, Calgary or Victoria, or at the Agency h of the Haul; of Montreal, New York City. The interest on the fully registered bonds will be.paid by cheque, (Which will he rcmiUcd by post Interest on bonds with coupons will be paid on surrender of coupons. W Holli chcnuci and coupons, at the option of Ihe holder, t will he paynhlc free of cxclianEe nl any branch m Caimda of any chartered bank, or at the Agency, of the Bank of Montreal, New York City. j Subject to Ihe payment of twenty-five ccnls for -each new bond issued, holders of fully registered bonds without coupons will have the right lo convert into bonds of Ir.e denomination of SI ,000 with coupons, and holders of wilh coupons will have the right to convert into fully. registered bonds of authorized denominations without j coupons al nny lime on application lo the Minister ol j Finance. The books of the loan will be kept al Department of Finance, Ollawa. Application will be made in due course for the listing of Ihe issue on lhc Montreal ami Toronto Slock Kxchangcs. Recognized bond and stock brokers having offices and carrying on business in Cnnada will be allowed a commis- sion of three-eighths of one per cent on allotments made in respect of applications bearing their stamp, provided, however Ihat no commission will be allowed m respect of the nmounl of nny allotment paid for by the surrender of bonds i'sucrt under Ihe War Loan prospectus of November, 1915, or in respect of tho amount of any allotment paid for by surrender of five per cent debenture 1 slock maturing Jsl October, 1919. Nfo commission wi I be allowed in respect, of applications on forms wlncli have nol been prinlcd by the King's i'rmler. SimSCRIPTlON l.JSTS WILL CLOSE ON OR BEFORE THE 23rd OF MARCH, 1917. ZST or FRANCE, OTTAWA, Much 12th, 1017. ;