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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR Tin: LETHBRIDGE DAILY IfFRALD wkdnksday, mancti 27, mis ZD: ietblm&je IfceraU) lett>&nt>j�f alberta DAILY ANP~WEEKLY lr.-ovit would not undertake those extensions because of the Uiph price of :n .'ovi.i'.s :irtd labor If noiild have tie: Proprietors and Publisher.. (THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY. LIMITEE 123 6th Street South. Lotlibr.cjo VV. A. Such.u.an 1-resi.hri! and M..i.a;;:iis P-,;t\ i.T.John Tori a;-., i: - - Uas::uf* Manager hern i'cjsic lo do The pre study nv.de o in !he i'-i'ViiKY about :'e.e i ondi !:: wilt- franknes !edo.i\ If �an: �iLf.PHONES pr, riusir..-ss kJditorial . r�.->:iv. >- to U.S. . $2.00 Pates of t.xp:ry of tab.cript.oa* appear :"iiiI:" a.:..res� label. Acceptance  ' p. r rs : fie etnirativn .-.ate is 04:' �,;uor::y to continue the subscription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The situation or. tiie western front today J* considerably better from the allies' viewpoint. The Cerman drive, ays the French statement, has been verywhere checked, and the attack* ars slowing down because of the weakening of tie enemy through stupendous losses. The Germans undoubtedly have now occupied Noyon -which the French evacuated yesterday. The Germans also claim to be before Albert. This would represent an advance of about SO niiles since the drive began. WILL THE ALLIES USE JAPAN'S H-LPT Japanese irtiwr.:! th*re> seems 'o he .1 lo about the vvssibvi:; days in Kr.rope. opir.itw seems till! favor of the h row 'hat Russia In .my event, they fcsve the arms to fall back arise. The Jiff!', would h3 tunny. . lean armies cora'.: t >'f discussion i:-. these dark rtxiuly public s win;-111 r. over '. the Japanese. he allies feel that ev:h: of .Upauoso on should the need t'.t'.es in the way r.d with the Atuer-S up in force I: Is f '.: th.it the need will never -.rise for direct Intervention by the Japanese except as a t'.v.-e.'.tening power against German agression in Siberia But. says an exchange, to distrust Japanese motives is a poor way to \V. K. rrouilfoot, K.(\. will continue as i/.beral leader in the. Ontario ie�ls- !i-!li;v Owing to the shortage, of manila h.viip. t':o Bran * font Cordage cotn-pr.tiy tuny have to close. Ahoiition of the jitneys w.is decided or by tin Winnipeg city council by a veto of twelve to five after a discussion lastiiiK two and ;i half hours. iienth is reported of Major J. K. Joitnsotv T"'. ex-uiayor ot l^eaming;-ton, tle.i . for thirty years editor of The Tost there. K \V. Qulnn. a lawyer, is dead. Rum it! Owen Sound, educated at ilc-Master I'r.iversity, he was the Uw-rit-r Liberal candidate in Lisgar, Manitoba, last election. Napoleon McN'abb. chief lineman o� the Oreat Northwester Telegraph company, one of the best known resi- j win the trust of the Japanese. It io dents of St. Thomas and district, died not probable that there is any such distrust in British government circles. Twelve vears of alliance between Bri- wiiile undergoing an operation. The bill introduced before the On-ario legislature by J. O. Elliott of tain and Japan have served to con- West Middlesex proposing seats for 16 HOPE YET FOR RUSSIA. It cheers the heart, says an exchange, in these sad days of the Russian agony that they who be�t know Russia and the Russians do not dee-pair of the future. Count Tolstoi, himself a. Russian, and George Ken-nan, the American who exposed the �hauieful horrors of the Riueian bureaucracy a generation ago, hare already publicly stated, their faith for the future. Now these men of "hope and forward-looking mind" are joined by A. J. Sack, director of the Russian bureau of information In this country. Speaking of the rjjerainian revolution against the bolshevik!, Mr. Sack makes these significant statements: A f".v months ago one of the strong ptc, �'.> of Russia delegated a strong jia>;::. :-;t to ascertain the nature of ih' :.,..vement in the Ukraine. He fj.;-! that its intellectuals urged the rijrh: of the Ukraine to political inde-pttiiietici.'. but that the plain people were interested in everything else but n-trainian self-government. The T'krahv.i.n legislature ltsejf, the "rarfa," insisted on proclaiming the Ukrainian republic a member of the confederated republic of Russia. Its r.pa.isition to the Bolshevik! caused Its representatives at Brest-Lltovsk, wiin had gone there as members of the Russian delegation, to deal independently with Germany. Bnt Independence for Ukraine is impraotl* cable. It must be a vassal of Germany or become a state of some reborn Russ republic. Hope for Russia's future resta, Mr. Back tells us, in the virile vitality of Russian civilization, which 2s the mutual heritage of all classes and nationalities -which have- been parts of the Russian commonwealth^ After parting for a while, Ukrainla, Siberia, Caucasia, the Cossaclt country and ths Baltic provinces will again reunite. Economic necessities forbid them to try to exist separately. Even the non-Russian nationalities themselves, this Russian feels confident, will prefer fellowship with Russia democratized to vassalage to Germany. ten in the Provincial House, was defeated, i Robert A. Borden, judge of the county courts of Westmoreland aud Kent, died at Moncton, N.B., after a lengthy illness, at the age of 79 years. He was a second cousin of Sir Robert Borden. vince British statesmen that the Japanese are trustworthy. They have been good allies. Bushido, the Japanese code of honor, makes the betrayal of a friend or ally one of the most infamous of acts. Americans, i unfortunately, have for a number 0: i years been "fed up" with the notion I - that Japan covets California and other' At a meeting erf the Presbytery of Pacific states and has long been pre-' "n^ayOnt on motion of Rev. C S. . , , ,. , , Lord. B.D.. Mr. J. K. McDonald, To- paring to make war on the L nited ront0j was unanimously nominated States in order to gain territory for for the Moderatorship of the General expansion on this oontinent. But it: Assembly. is now known that this belief has! ,. , . . , . ~ ., , , , . , , , ' Chemists of the national food ad-been fostered, maimy by German pro-, ministration at New York have found pagandists and Anglophobist papers : glass, sand and silica in bread, bucklike those of the Hearst press which i wheat flour and chocolate candy sub-delight to do the Kaiser's dim- work , r.niited, '? 'j16"1 f�r analysis by the ,_ . ., federal food board, because thoy believe that In doing it , _ they are injuring Britain. The strong ; Flight Lieut. Russell Robb, of the probability is that the Japs have no Royal Flying Corps, son of Mr. and more thought of attacking the States -\Irs- w'- J- Robb, Yarmouth Heights, , . ' Ont.. reported missing on Jan. 4, than Americans have in attackmg � 161S_ js Q0W reporte(i as having (He(j Japan. , of wounds on Jan. 5 while In German It is the duty of the Canadian.press hands. 3 to do what it can to popularize the Hon. T. \V. emitters' majority West Elgin was 1047. In Mrs, Ernest Trepiiiuer of Quebec dropped dead while knitting with a neighbor for the. soldiers. Thos. Gqulet, -S years of u-eo. on a circular saw nt St. Joseph Hcaiiee and was cut In two. fell do E A OF DELAY OF U. Threo women have been passed by the Nashville Board of Examiners as full-fledged lawyers Campaign to raise ratrlotie. .lAind will Niagara Fails, Out., tu April. Principal Oaudlnr. lege, at the Ouelpli phasitted the need o the ministry. Wiitihington, Mar. 20.--Stirred by the menace of the (treat German offensive, the somite spoilt today's debate almost entirely 011 subjects connected ( with the war and hoard Senator I aid,to I of Massachusetts, deliver a (b nuuci:;-tlon of the delays which have prcveiU-! ed greater forces front lite United State.- living placed beside those of the iillles in the critical hour. Compulsory military trtUnlnp: was advocated by Senator Ixnlge who anted adoption of the amendment to tli>> draft law introduced by Senator Now of Indiana, priyvldliir; for the tr.iir.inB of hoys between the ages of 18 and til years. "The fate of this war is trembltu.it in tho balance," said Senator Lodge. "Our gillant allies are holding back the Germans with sacrifices and courage that goes oast eulogy." Senator Lodge characterized the situation now con'-outing the country as "terrible" and urged that the American- people be told tho truth, it h.is Yang Shu Won. Chinese Consul- been known for weeks, Senator l.odsa General for Canada, speaking at Lon- declared, that we have no fighting don. Out., stated the aliies could de- planes in France. $�0,000 for tho be hold at ihe first week of Knox Col-Presbytery am-' more men foT Maurice Berinau. real policeman, was section with tht> of cloth, valued a former Jlnnt-arrested in con-lioft of two bales t $S,000, from a sleigh belonging to a cartage firm. pend upon China help she could. Prayers for the success of America and her allied armies and navies in the war with Germany were the principal features at nearly all church services in Spokane on Sunday. to lend whatever Senator New, Republican of Indiana, declared that instead of 1..000 combat airplanes being distributed In Franco by July 1, as provided in the United States origlual airplane program, tho uumber will amount to only thirty-aeven. Miss Edna Ramsay, London, Ont., sought $5,000 from Dr. H. McLennon, Mount Brydges, for wounded feelings in a breach of promise. She settled for �600. A verdict of $20S,000 was handed down by Justice Masten in the nonjury court in favor of the Canadian Steve art company against the I. A, Hodge company of Syracuse, N.Y, Experiments in Boston have ahown that electric trucks deliver coal at a saving of 3.2 cents per ton mile from Union said: SAILOR'S UNI IS EMPHATIC London, March 26.-The Seamen's ana" Firemen's Union lias decided that its members shall refuse to sail on any ship conveying delegates appointed to the lnter-allled conference, in tho United States. An official of tho Miserable Corns-How to end them Touchy coma make thousands suffer - on pleasure trips - in business- at home - everywhere. Until thev once try Blue-jay. Then they are ccrn-i'rec forever. Painful corn;; rtre utterly rpcdlcss. Sci -'.sre Ins brought relief. The medicated spot of wax on a Blue-jay Planter stops pain instantly. Then in 48 hours the corn painlessly comes out. Harsh liquids are dangerous ami messy. Paring may bring infection. No corn" can reslflt Blue-jay. Yet this way is most gentle. The chemist of a concern known the world over for its surgical dnsgs-inga discovered Blue-jay. He studied corns for 25 years. So with Science's way at your command, no touchv For Corns BAUER * CI.ACX AI;;o L� , Limit.- Stops Pain Instantfy . Ends Cor:t3 Completely Lhio-jay Luniotl Pl.iitert corn need ever bother you again. Blue-jay Plasters are sold everywhere at drug stores for 25 cents per package. Buy a packagenow. End your corn at once and never let one pain again. of Smc'ichI DrMnajt Oiiesca ToronU NawYark belief In Japanese integrity and ho- Cadet Win. S. MeNamara. of New-York City, was instantly killed, and nor. It should bo an agreeable duty, second Lieut. A. N. Dunstan, of Toronto, Ont., was injured slightly near Dallas, .Texas, when the alrpane In which they were riding tell 300 feet in a spinning nose dive. ! for the Japs are our friends as well as our allies. They -have- proven themselves such in this war-not only as a nation, but individually. At the beginning of the war hundreds of Japanese in British Columbia volunteered for service in the Canadian army. Two hundred of them were drafted into different Canadian units which went overseas. We learn from the, Montreal Herald that one of these Japs Wade Toole, editor of the Farmers' Advocate of London, a graduate of the class of 1911 at the Ontario Agricultural college, lyis been appointed professor of animal husbandry at the O.A.C.. in succession to Prof. George E. Day. Pitilessly driven from Russia because she would not renounce the in Canadian khaki was awarded the ; cause of the allies, for which hei* is fighting, Mrs. Louis and four children reached Victoria Cross (after his death) �� for j husband distinguished valor, and that several ' k:tarker others have won decorations for valuable service In the field. Fifty-five of them have heen kfked In action, and many more, wounded or crippled, Windsor after a journey of than 15,0v0 miles. more Officials of St. Louis county received word from Washington that the A ., , I'nited States and Canadian, boun- have been sent home, unfll for fur- \ dal.y Une dispute at the north end of ther duty II for no otheT reason, for the sake at these men who have fought well for Canada shoulder to shoulder with our own men, let us think kindly of the Japs and be slow to believe reports, to their discredit PREMIER STEWART BELIEVES IN FRANKNESS. When Hon. Charles Stewart stepped into the office of premier at Edmonton last October, he did go with the confidence of the whole mass of Alberta electors behind him. Through the years of his connection with the Alberta government he haa not earned tho reputation for being a hidebound party man. And his term in office to date baa indicated that, now the reins are in | bis hands, he does not intend to be | more partisan. If anything, he Is ; less so. He accepts the criticism of : the opposition without attaching to j it any effort to make it appear parti- i zt-.ii. The result.is that tlio criticism, has. a tendency to be more construct- i ive than destructive. Which is the only kind of criticism worth considering, after all. Another thing about Premier Stewart that appeals to Albertans Is his \ frankness. The other day some railway promoters wafted on him. and they didn't have the pleasant session railway promoters usually have on Buch missions. Premier Stewart handled them without gloves. He . didn't lose, any popularity by saying what lie thought about the railway scheme proposed. In the matter of the extension of the tc'cpliOTie system in Alberta ho made some more frank statements, on Monday. He said that rural prosperity had led to a groat demand far ex-*��*k)n. of rural Hues, but the xovera- Farmers are at work on the land all over Sunny Southern Alberta. They are showing their confidence in the country as never before, and 'they are doing their best for the. production campaign. this county haa been settled by ceding Canada a strip of timber land, formerly Included in Minnesota's territory. Captain C. E. Amphlett, M.C., who has been overseas ginca the. outbreak of the war, Is back in Calgary on brief leave of absence. He has seen service in France and in Egypt; and was a member of "the armored car srjua-dron." Captain Amphlett has many friends in the city and also at Alix. Capt. Isaac Watts, well known on j the Great Lakes, returns to Windsor j after doing work for 'Britain in opera- -1_- tion of terries across the British _ . . Channel. He says forty-eight car- Calgary women are ready, anle and I loada of ammunition were carried on willing to run Supt. McCauley's one-man street cars if the men are needed for war work. We quite believe them. It has been demonstrated that women are now able to run other things besides men. The Market. Examiner opines: It is reported that drilling operations are to commence in Great Britain as soon as drilling equipment which I3 now in New York can be shipped ever. My dear old college friend, Cunning- one trip, besides a score of 18-inch guns. 1 - It Is understood that the military authorities will take over "Ongwanada" at Kingston, the property of Lleut.-Col. Cunningham, now used as a convalescent home, and erect a hospital for the care of men Invalided home to this district. It Is proposed to accommodate 1,000 men. John McCartney, secretary of the Saskatchewan School Trustees association, was dismissed at a meeting ham Craig, has been making reports t!lH executive and .7. H. Cunning-to the government. The frivolous hrim appointed In his place. The re-Lethbrldge Herald says that if thev solutlonB passed nt the recent con-should happen to strike it, "just watch ventlon were presented to tho govern-Calgary annex England to the back ment' an(1 the delegates Informed that yard of the centre of the universe.' consideration would be given the re-ThuB. gradually do we gain reedgni-; quests made, tion. - _ Taking exception to statement In a , ,-* , ,, , public address made by Harvey H�*5- Premler Stewart said in the house |don. who 3ay8 ho u R Socialist, a the other day that rural telephone number of masked men In automo-sorvice at $15 might be too low, but j blle3 kidnapped Heddon and his eon it was being given at that rate. The I f' Jac.k,?0' M1tch,", i^Hf , t them to the outskirts of the city ap- Herald is sure, that if an investigation j p]le.i a coating of red ink to their of the east of rural lino service were : heads and far: He.ddon was warned to reveal a money-losing proposition, rural users, would not object to an increase. The farmer looks on the, tele, phone and I he automobile now 1,3 part of his farm equipment, and out. of his prosperity he is willing to pay for them. to keep away from Jackson. ITALIAN FRONT Roto. Mar? 2(1.--"Along the whole from, there have boen the usual artillery actions and moderate activity by our reconnoitring parties," says today's war office report. "Six hostile airplanes were brought down." the expense of horse delivery, and seven cents per ton mile cheaper than gasoline trucks. Two children are dead while the mother and her only other daughter are lying in a critical condition in the hospital as a result of a gas poisoning tragedy discovered * at the home of Wm. Carter, Toronto. Claims amounting to 1,500 have been made against the Calgary street railway department by Mrs. A. Bower and Mrs. J. Mclntyre as the result of falls which they state were caused by a street car jumping the track. Congress has adopted the conference report on the urgent deficiency bill carrying $1,150,000 providing ior the sale of enemy property in the United States* and giving the government power to purchase German-owned docks at Hoboken, N. J. An Austrian with a Mauser rifle, double-barrel shot gun, and six-chamber revolvajp^fully loaded; and three hundred shells of German make, wandered Into Iroquois Falls. He was fined $100 and Interned for the duration of the war. Word reached Kingston that Lieut. W. S. McCann has been awarded the Croix de Guerre for valuable services in tho field at Passchendacla. Lieut. McCann has been at the front about two years. He is a son of ex-Alder.nan McCann of Kingston. New military barracks for the accommodation of 1000 soldiers will probably be erected In Toronto for the accommodation of men returning from overseas and becoming attached to the new depot unit. Coupled with the difficulty of securing accommodation for convalescent soldiers, 1 the authorities are experiencing trou j ble In finding room for men who are returned from overseas for ""discharge say MaoDonaW. We will take no one1 Joseph N, Paquetto, 72, Blind who Is opposed to the doctrine thnt : Itiver, wealthy lumbormtin, and Miss Germany must make compensation to Charlotte IlcBaUIon, 71, who had "Our opposition to theso dependents of our murdered merchant , plighted thoir troth more than half men is the same as that against Ram- seamen I a century united in mnrriage. ON GUARD At this time of the year people feel weak, tired, listless, their blood is thin, they have lived indoors and perhaps expended all their mental and bodily ' energy and they want to know how to I renew their energy and stamina, over- i come headaches and backaches, have 1 clear eyes, a smooth, ruddy skin, and j feel the exhilaration Of real iood health | tingling thru their body. Good, pure, 1 rich, red blood is the best insurance j against ills of all kinds. Almost all | diseases come from impure and impoverished blood. It is to be noticed in the pale or pimply face, the tired, haggard appearance or the listless manner. Drink hot water a half hour before meals, and for a vegetable tonic there's nothing better titan Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, the old-fashioned herbal remedy, which has bad raoh a fine reputation for fifty years. It contains no alcohol or narcotics. It is made from Golden Seal root., Blood-root, Oregon grape root, Queen's root, Black Cherry bark, extracted with glycerine and made into tablets and liquid. TabletB fifty cents, at most drug stores. In order to insure" pure blood and to build up the system try this tonic known as Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discor* try. Get it now] 01723678 ;