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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUB daily ano weekly mont would not Jinderiako these ox-tpnalons because of She high prlco of materlais nnd labor. It 'voutd have bcpn easier to hedBt. but he ?efuaetl to ilo so. The premier �l�o liaii . a cureful study made Of the rnllw.iy sitnntion In the province, nijil hi.'! statement Tira LETHBRIDGE ' ' : u-.i.. DAILY HERALD WKDNl^SDAY, MAHCH 27. \m Proprietors and Publit*iar.� (the LETHBRIDOE HERALD PRINT-1 ,boul the condition of tUo lines and ING COt^PANV, LIMITED i covernmonts rosiwn.slbllity tUero- SS 6th Street South. Lethbrldga w. A. Buchanan - President and ManaRins Pirector-^obD Tonanco - - Uujiatss Manager � nnslnoss Kditorial TELEPHONES OKico .......... Offico .......... i;53 1224 Sy'.-.scrlption Ratsa: , Dally, aelivcrft.l, per week ..... JO Dally, delivered, rei" J'l'ar .....*5.00 Daily, by mnil, per year ......�4.00 Weclv-lv, i.y uinll, r*" year .....$1.60 .Weekly, by niiiil. rer year to r.9..�S.O0 the governmont's respon? In was frankness it.-olf. I( the premier will continue hU phiin-spoken efforts to keop the business, of the province before the people In an understand.iblo way. ha will continue to win more than ever the eontideuce thoy are placing In him. Dates of oipiry of subscrlpUons ap-pe.-ir daily on address label. Acceptance of p.ipers t.tle expiration date Is our authority to continue the sub-' ccrli5tloa. THE PROGRESS of THE WAR . � The situation on the western front today is considerably better from the allies' viewpoint. The German drive, uys the iVench statement, iwt been rerywhere checked, and the attacki ars slowing down because of the weakening of the enemy through atupen-4ou9 losses. The Germans nndoubtedly have now coupled Noyon which the French racuated yesterday. The Oermans also claim to be before AlberL Thli would represent an advance of about SO niilM ilnca the drive befan. WILL THE ALLIES USE JAPAN'S HELPT Jop change, in these lad days ot the Rua-tan agony that they who beet know Russia and the Russians do aot dee-pair of the future. Count Tolstoi, himself a. Russian, and George Ken-nan, the American who exposed the hamefttl horrors ot the Ruaian bureaucracy a generatloa ago, hare already publicly sUted. their fahh for the future. Now these mea ot "hope and forward-looking mind" are Joined by A. J. Sack, director of the Rui-eian bureau of itiformatlon in this country. Speaking ot the Ukrainian revolution against the bolshevlkl, Mr. Sack makes these slgnltloant statements: A few monthF ago one ot the strong papers of Russia delegated a strong publicist to ascertain the nature ot the movement, fn the Ukraine. He found that Its Intellectuals urged the right of the Ukraine to political Independence, but that the plain people were interested In everything else but Ukrainian self-government. ..The Ukrainian legislature Its^f, the "rada^' insisted on proclaiming the Ukrainian republic a member of the confederated republic of Russia. Its opposition to the Bolshevlkl caused its representatives at Brest-Lltovak, who had gone there as niembers of the Russian delegation, to deal Ind*-pendently with Germany. But independence for ITkralne is Impraotlt cable. It must be a vessal of Germany or become a state ot some re-bom Russ republic. '- Hope tor Riusia's tutare resta, Mr. Sack tells ns, in tho virile vitality ot Russian olrillzatlon, which Is the mti' tnal heritage ot all classai and nationalities which have-been parts ot the Russian commonwealth^ After partins tor a while, tTkralnla, Siberia, Cauoasia, the Cossack country and the Baltic provinces win again reunite. Economic secessltlea forbid them to . try to exist separately. �>ren the noa-Russian nationalities themselves, this Russian feels oozUident, will prefer fellowship with Russia democratlse4 to vassalage to Germany. Sir William Hearst's salary was raised from $8,000 to flS.OOO per year. W. K. I>roudfoot, K.C., will continue !�s liberal leader in the Ontario legls- I Inturc. Owing to.tjie ahort��o of ra-mlla homp, tho Brantfo�;d Cordage company may have to close. Abolition ottho jitneys was decided on by the WJnnlpeff city council by n vote of twelve to five after a discussion lasting two nnd a half hours. Death Is reported of Major J. E. Johnson. T5, ex-mayor o! Leaailng-ton. Ont., for thirty years eilitor ot Tho Post there. K.W. Qtiinn. 3?, a lawyer, is dead. Born in Owen Sound, edifcatod at Mc-.^(a3ter University, he was the Lau-rier Liberal candidate In Llsgar, Manitoba, last election. Napoleon .McNabb, chief lineman ot the Great Northwester Telegraph company, one ot the best known residents of St. Thomas and district, died while undergoing an operation. The bill Introduced before the Ontario legislature by J. C. Elliott of tain and Japan have served to con-; West Middlesex proposing seats for vlnca British statesmen that the women In, the Prortncial House, was Hon. T. Crothers'. malbrltyl Itv West EJlgln 10*7. * ' Mrs, Brne�t*.Tropaltier of Quebec dropped dead while knitting wllh ia neighbor for thu soldiers. Thqs, Gqulet, 38 Voftrs ot ago, fell on A circular Bavv;, at St. Joseph do Ile^uco and was cxil In two/ xTh^oo wpmeu h^v� been^ssed by, the Nashville-Board of Etataniinora as full-fledged lawyers. Canipalfn. to raise 160,000 for tho Patrlotlo .F'und will be held at Niagara TwiXr, Ont., the first week ln;April. Principal Gandler. of Knox College.-of the Guolph I^esbytery emphasized the "need of more men for tlio ministry. SENATOR LODGE IN A Japanese are trustworthy. They have been good allies. Bushldo, the Japanese code ot honor, makes the betrayal ot a friend or ally one ot the most infamous ot acts. Americans, uiftortunately, have for a number of years been "fed up" with the notion that Japan covets California and other Pacific states and has long been preparing to make war on the United Statfs in order to gain territory for expansion on this oontisent but it is now known that this belief has been fostered mainly by German propagandists and Anglophobist papers like those of the Hearst press which delight to-do the Kaiser's' dirty work because they believe that In doing it they are injuring Britain. Tho strong probability is that the Japs have no more thought of attacking the States than Americans have in attacking Japan. It Is the duty of the Canadian.press to do what it can to populariaa the belief In Japanese Integrity and' honor. It. should ba. an agreeable duty, for the Japs are our friends as well as onr allies. i They-havsi'-provea-themselves suoh 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. Wa learn from the/ Montreal Herald that one .of these Japs in Canadian khalcl was awarded the Victoria Cross (after hla death) n for distinguished valor, end that' several others have won decorationsifor valuable service in the field. Fitty-flve ot them have lieen klhed in. action, aad many more, wounded or crippled, hay* been sent home, until tmt further duty. . U far no otber reason, for the sake oh tiflch' 'missions. Premier ' Stewart /handled thetp without gloves. .He i dldnlt lose any popularity by saying What he thought about the railway �cheme proposed. In 0�o muttor'ot the extension of the toiephone system itx lAlberta he made 6oma more | frank statonieats on Monduy. He .Bald that rural prosperity had led to a groat demand for ex-*a�aUi,u of rural iinei, but the gorera- Calgary women are ready, able and wlllln* to run Supt. McCauley's on^ in'an street cars If the men are needed tor war work. We qultebelleve them. It has been demonstrated that women are now able, to run other things besides men. Robert A. Borden, Judge of the county courts ot Westmoreland aud Kent, died at Moncton, N.B., after a lengthy illness, at the age ot 79 years. He was a second cousin ot Sir Robert Borden. At a meeting orf the Presbytery of Lindsay, Ont., on motion of Rev. C.S. i Lord, B.D., Mr. J. K. AloDonald, Toronto, was unanimously nominated for the Moderatorshlp of the General Assembly. ^ Chemists ot the national food ad-nrinlstratlon at New York have found glass, sand and silica in bread, buckwheat flour and chocolate candy submitted to them tor analysis hy the federtil food board. Flight LleuL Russell Robb, of the Royal Flying Corps, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Robb, Yarmouth Heights, Ont., reported missing on Jan. 4, 1918, is now reported as having died of wounds on Jan. 5 while In German hands. I Cadet Wm. S. McNamara, ot New York City, was Instantly'killed, and second Lieut. A. N. Dunatan, of Toronto, Ont., was injured slightly near Dallas, .Texas, when the alrpane In which they were riding fell 3Q0 teet in a spinning nose dive. . Wade Toole, editor of "the-Farmers' Advocate of London, a graduate ot the class of 1911 at the Ontario Agricultural college, hfia been appointed professor ot animal husbandry at the O.A.C., In succession to Prof. George E. Day. Pitilessly driven from Russia because she would not renounce the cause of the allies, for. which hef husband Is fighting, Mrs. Louis Starker and four children reached Windsor after a journey of mora than 15,000 miles. Officials of St. Lionls county received word fjom Washington that the United States and Canadian boundary lino dispute at the north end of this county has been settled by coding Canada a strip of timber land, formerly Included In Minnesota's territory. Captain C. B. Amphlett, M.C., who has been overseas slnCo the outbreak ot the war. Is back in Calgary on brief leave ot absence. He has .seen ser vice in Prance and in Egypt; and was a member of "the armored car squadron." Captain Amphlett hag many friends In the city and also at AJlx. Miss Edna Ramsay, London, Ont.,,' sought ?5,000 from Dr. H. McLennon,' Mount Brydges, for wounded feelings in a breach ot promise. She settled for $600. , . A verdict of |208,000 was handed down by Justice Masten in the non-Jury court in favor ot the Canadian Stewart company against the 1. -A. Hodge, company of Syracuse, N.Y. , Experiments in Boston have shown N ISEtHAl Ix)ndon, March 26.-The Senmeh's and Firemen's Union has decided that I Its members shall refuse to sail on Miserable Corns-How to end them I Touchy corns make thousands suffer - on pleasiire trips - in busi-ncsB - 61 home - everywhere. TJntll they once try Blue-jay. Then they are corn-free forever. Painful cortTs are utterly hecdleas. Science has brought relief. The medicated spot of wax on a Blue-jay Plaster stops pain instantly. Then in 48 hours the corn painlessly comes out. Harsh liquids are dangerous and messy. Paring may bring infection, B!ue=jay For Corns No oonf can reslat Bhiih jny. Htt thii way ia most gentle. The chemist of a concern known tho world over for its Burgical dreaa-ings diacovereo Blue-Jay. He studied coma for 2S years. So with. Science'a way at your command, no touchy com need ever bother you again. Blue-jay Plasters are aold everywhere at drug stores for 25 cents per package. Buy a package now. JBnd your com at once and never let one pain again. Slops Pain Inttmily v Ends Corns Completely Alan DIuo-Jay Cunion Plaiteri OAt/ER & OLACK, Limltad t}(n W S�tlc Qilus* Taronto Nm� Vstk any ship conveying delegates appoint- say MacDonald. We wll! , ed to the Inter-allled conference. In who Is opro.''ed to the i take no one loctrine tlint Joseph N, Paquetto, 72, Blind Diver, wealthy lumberman, and Miss that electric trucks deliver coal at a tha United States. An official of UioiOermany must make compensation to! Charlotte UosalUon, 71, who had saving ot 3.2 cents per ton mile trom^Unlon said: "Our opposition to these ji'oPendents ot our murdered nierch:int the expense of horse delivery, and \ mon is the same ns that against Ram- � seamen." seven cents per ton than gasoline trucks. mile cheaper p;ighted their troth more than halt a century ago, united In marriage. 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 gaa poisoning tragedy, .discovered* at tho home ot 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 Che result ot i falls which they state were caused by a street car jumping the track. Congress 'has,',ajdopt,ed the conference report on the tifgeat deficiency bill carrying $1,136,000 providing for the sale of enemy property in the United States and giving the government power to purchase German-owned docks at Hoboken, N. J. AB'-Austrian with a Mauser rifle, double-barrel shot gun, and six-chamber revolv^^fulljr loadedl nnd three hundred 'e^ells of German make, wanderedc''into Iroquois Falls. He was fined flOO aiid interned for the duration ot the war. "Word reached Kingston that Lieut. W. S. McCann h^s been awarded the Croix, de Guerre for valuable services in tho field at Passohendaele. Ueut. McCaim has been at the front afiout two years'. He is a son of ex-Alderman M'cOann ot Kingston. Now military barracks for the nc-coinmodation of 1000 soldiers will probably be erected In Toronto for the accommodation ot men returning from overseas and becoming attached to the new depot unit. Coupled with the difficulty ot securing accommodation for convalescent soldiers, the anthorltles are experiencing trouble in finding room, for men who are resumed from overseas for^lscjiarge. The Market Examiner opines: It is reported that drilling operations are to commence In Great Britain ns soon as drilling equipment"which is now In New Tork can be shipped over. My dear old College friend,. Cunningham Craig, has been making reports to the government. The-; frivolous Lethbrldge Herald says that If they should happen to strike it, "just watch Calgary annex England to'the back yard of the "centre of the unlvefllOi',' Thus,' gradually *do we gain recrfgnl-tton.- � � - �. t Premier Stewart said in the' house the other day. that rural telephone service at |16 might be too low, but itiwas being given at that rate; The Herald la sure that if an .investigation of the cost of rural lino service wore to reveal a money-losing proposition, rural users'^(?uld notobjetjtito an 'In-! crease. The farmer looks on the tele-phono nnd the automobllo now us part of his farm equipment, and out of his prosperity lie U willing to pay for thflm, - -...... Oapt. Isaac Watts, well known on the Great Lakes, returns to Windsor after doing work for Britain In operv tion of ferries across the British Channel. He says forty-eight carloads of ammunition were carried on one. trip, besides a score ot 18-inch guns. It la understood that the military authorities will take over "Ongwanada'f at Kingston, the property ot Lieut.-Col. Cunningham, now used as a con valesoeht home, and erect a hospital for the care ot men Invalided home to this district. It is proposed to accommodate l.OOQ men. John McCarthey, secretary ot^the Saskatchewan School .Trustees asso^ elation, was dlsmilssed at a meeting of the executive, and J. H. Cunwlag-ham' appointed in his place. The iff Solutions passed at the recent con ventlon were presented to the government? and the delegates informed that consideratlo.n would' be glTM the quests made. Taking exception to statameat in  public address made bjr liarraf, Had-don, who says he li � SoelaUtt, number ot masked ntn ifi Automobiles kidnapped' Heddonland hla aon at Jackson, Mloh., and 'aft^r taking thorn to the outsklrta of the oUy �p-pliod a coating ot red Ink to thalr heads and faces. Haddon was warned to keep away from Jaokson. -;----.- ' itmIian front Homo, Mar"2C.-"Along the whole front there have been t|w usual artillery actions nnd moderate activity by our reconnoitring parties," says to-day's war office i airplanes were broiii At this time of the year people .fefI weak, tired, iititleBe, their blood u thin, they have lived indoors and perhaps expended all theirl mental, ai)d bodily energy and they wsnt/to know bow to renew their energy and stamina, over^ come headaches and backaches, have clear eyes, a smooth, ruddy skin, and (eel the exhilaration ^t real Kood heitltb, tingling thru their b6dy. Gpod, pure, rich, red blood is- the best insurance Sfiainit ills of'^aU ikinds. . Almost ail diseases come fron' impure aiidt impOv-erisbed blood. It'll to oe noticed in the pale or pimply face, the tired, hkggard appearance or the Ustleia manner. Drink hot water a hall hour before Bisali, and for a vegetable tonio there's nothing better than Dr. Pierce's Golden Mediod Ditoorwr^, the old-(asbloArt . herbal -remedy, baa bad Snoti a 'fine repntation (dr :fitq! yean, It contains no alcohol or narcotics. It ia made from Qolden Seal root. Blood-root, OrcRon-grape rjfot, Queen;>'root, Black Cherry biirk, extracted with glycerine and made into tableta and liquid. Tablets filly cent�'i,at most drug it�jre>. , , , , In order to insarif pare blood and to ring parties," says to-L build up the system try'tWs tonio knowai report. "Six \nm^ as Dr. TPleroe's floWtaa.Modioal Dia�or^ r�.�f^t *"':'T'' W. Git it no^F^ yWHY 'FRUIT 5292 42 ;