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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta in - \ \ St\\U t! "J*, i :M� tetbbnbjc Iterate DAILY ANJ WEEKLY Proprietor* �nci Put-'. i-.t. The lethbhidge hes-iu' rsi^r J NO COMPANY, l i ' i;; (23 5th St'ft: L-f. W. A. B..,*.! rroslilrn: r.r..! M.r.-. '.^ :- r lohn Toriiaii-   i.;.;?.-.;-.v.....">3i;y. hy per y.'.'.r Cites of expiry of subscription? &?-if.-;: daily or, address label of par-crs :.t;o eipirr*t:^u o.ato^U scription. ' THE PROGRESS DF THE WAR The allies have dtr.icot'o.- the ad-ractage of the Latest reports from the-western froi::. sr.J rite si:ua::v-:; Srows brighter tor t'.-.e calLunt -reec~ iefendicg the ted L::i- .-if the hcur-50 by. Yeiter.iay the Kri::?h v,er-^blo to to the south et' Uje Somaie and recariturc several viL-.ages with prisocers a ad gv.r.s. This is the most eneourjeirjsr news that �ss come through since the German Jffensive was opened. The Germans iave been able to capture Albert, r� point over 20 mile? from their former line, but She British line here is folding firm, and nowhere has there �een a break in the Jons from. The recapture of Odessa by the Boisbeviki is an indication of increased activity against the Germans in louthern Russia. whi.'h have b.eer: reversed could l--e .-.o eeea :-.:: e\.- -;:i: :-::o,;c ser- knowledge o: tiniato to ufs;-- man: We believe we litem's choice "�voittvenor.: the law suffich-:tf 1 y in- have such ::;en in Le this hoped the govertt-falls to one o: them. NO TIME NOW FOR AGITATORS. Hon. Duncan Marshall spoke right sut In meeting in Calgary yesterday in an. address on Greater Production when, he said that agitation for shorter hours and higher wages for farm labor-was criminal at this time when the boys who are withstanding the Hun assaults at the front are working .'4 hours a day if necessary at a thousand times the risk of life. The Herald has found that farmers satisfied they are getting a good ;>ri e for their wheat and other pro-ihtv, bur. they strongly object to any i.'.V W. agitation which only results in iiiJifttled condition of farm labor .it a time when the greatest con-��-'"rartu efforts are needed to meet the call -or increased food production. 'As t: rule the farm hands understand 'the situation also, and are willing to do their share but there are a few agitators going about stirring up the men to demand higher wages and shorter hours. There is one way to deal with these fellows, and the government should not be slow in taking It. THE HOUSING SITUATION AGAIN. The board of trade has come to a realization that Lethbridge is underbuilt in the way of hotel and housing accommodation, reversing the situation in 1914 and 1915 when the cry-was that we were overbuilt. If, having come to this realization the board caa do anything to find a solution for dut dilemna the public in general will be pleased. The Herald has called attention to the housing situation time and again this spring, We realize its seriousness. Solid growth of the city, to which it is entitled, is being retarded owing to the combination of cir cumstances. Just what this nieann may better be understood by consideration of the clty'3 publicly-owned utilities'. Were the city to expand as the business now centering here warrants its expansion, it would not be long before every utility would he paying its way and a tax reduction would be possible. And that is the most insignificant of the losses occasioned by our Inability to house the new population we need to look after our growing business. It is w.-.j that the board has taken action, and v. e hope it obtains results. ALLIES MUST DEMAND i TON FOR TON. "Ton for ton" is the demand of the New York Times in answer to the German submarine campaign. And it i is supported by "The Navy,'' the of-] ficial organ of the Navy League of the i British Empire. "The Xavy" ---v^c-s I the following from the Times as �et-. ting forth what should. be the aiued aim: "The Allies in general, and the Am-' erican people in particular, should never lose sight of the fact that the ruthless campaign waged by Germany against, all shipping, whether belligerent or neutral, has two very' distinct and diiferest objects in view. |one military, the other sordidly com-I mercial. The first is to prevent the  shipment across the Atlantic of , troops, supplies and munitions. It is j the barbarous methods by which this purpose is sought to be achieved, rather than the purpose itself, that all . civilization resents. "Germany's second object is so shocking, so repulsive in its nature, that only the most positive evidence justifies belief in its existence. It is cynically admitted, although not "vj.K? proclaimed, that she means, as far as possible, to destroy every' ves-s.-i ::-w afloat, n-j matter under what flag, so that, at the end of the war, shr. alone among the nations, shall possess a numerous mercantile marine with which she calmly proposes to secure a practical monopoly of the world's seaborne commerce. To this end she is building merchantmen as  fast as her war needs permit. "In consequence o: this monstrous programme, it is imperatively neces-car>/ to create in all the countries at war with Germany a public opinion and demand which, in the expected event of her defeat, shall impel the negotiators of peace to see to it that Germany shall replace, ship for ship. I or ton for ton, or pay the cost of re-i placement, as the Allies may prc-! scribe, every merchant vessel of the I Allies unl&Vi-fulh- sunk by her sub-' marines during the war. In this way, I and in this way only, can she be ; taught that her revolting inhumanity-does not pay. "Another reason for this indispens-: able condition in the terms of peace is to prevent her piratical and murderous use of this new weapon from becoming a precedent in future wars. This reason by itself will abundantly i warrant a procedure which. otherwise, might appear to savour of re-  venge and unnecessary harshness. \ "It is, indeed, barely possible that,  if brought-home to her, a knowledge � of this resolve by her enemies would somewhat tend to curb her lust for i sinking merchantmen and drowning I women and children." Magrath Is stirred up over the attempted burning of the residence of one of the members of the military service tribunal, it looks to be a case where the secret service should make -ome investigations. Canada wan;.-: none of that Hoisli.-viki sen of thiwe. INVITE THEM TO LETHBR1DGE. ( Members or the executive of the Western Canada Irrigation association will meet in a few days in B.C. to arrange for the annual convention uoit summer. Now is the time, to consider inviting l!lo convention to I i;:.t ; ,, | ! leu: -Co' J�ck^iit:l I'm' , : �.\v Str'.v'Xru * W.tU..'.�. i;oss ma;1.. llcpor'..^ f .iboa; (.'a.'!-' suKAr crop 1 in U be a :C-. i* d I > o;t a;'-' i't '.�::' ln-rt r.;i\ al hv'l:,! a> , � > .-a ::' n fleet and �; .ana come so as\ ur. her-spirit ho had car oat h:s ::-.>s:t>:i from the beeian :;.g an! ha! almost succeeded iu re ai-.ti'..-: }.;> crogra.ttituo when the �.ir broke out �-! '.cs'.rojvd everyth:r.c Ihs, ass::;^ :);> question of ::a ic .---aicas'- -.;:ce Lichnowsky says ; �e>-:-! �: -aai'v ;\i isment of cirvtim- i oui'.'ry .;.:�'!- war of !S7c a:u! the :;�'�;�.'>:* of :, :-.; t'.'.e gr"\vinit interchange of tn� � �iiaciis-- v.-.-h Germany, had allowed tho c.cs-.:- �.-..a'.ure to preserve good : c'aruins ivjth Great Britain's best client an i business friend and this gra iualiy snitpressed all other thougl.'s and motives. In i commercial circles the prince says he found the greatest good will and the desire for further economic in''.res's in common. No one in England interested himself in Russian, Italian. Austrian or even French diploma'.!' reviews in spite of their im-pit*ins personalities and political successes Only the German and American ambassadors attracted public attention. A Blow to The Kaiser Loiflom March -S.-The personal memorandum of Prince Lirhnowsky revealing the inner working of German diplomacy and which had caused much feeling in Germany against the former ambassador to Great Britain leaked out last summer through the German general staff on the fall of Chancellor Von Bethmann Hollweg. This statement is made by the Socialist Vorwaerts of Berlin and is published by the Times which also reprints from the Yorwaerts the most important points of the memorandum. In an editorial on the disclosures of the prince, the Times says:  "By a coincidence, as strange as it is opportune, passages of the memo in which the former German ambassador fixed the guilt for the war upon his own government reach us as ths fiercest and bloodiest conflict U at its height. The moment when mankind is filled with horror \and anguish at the carnage of the great battlefield, all eyes will turn to his account of the policy which brought this dread visitation upon the world. "He has not a shadow of doubt about responsibility for the war. "Without hesitation he fastens it on Germany. The German militarists were inexorable. They woujd not suffer Count Berchtold to give way: When he flinched from plunging Europe into war they forced his hand. They delivered an ultimatum to Russia and the next day declared war on her although the Russian emperor had pledged his word that while the negotiations continued not a man should march. " 'We deliberately destroyed the possibility of a peaceful settlement' is the former ambassador's considered judgment. lie cannot feel surprised that 'the whole civilized world outside Germany attributed to us sole guilt for the world war.' The whole story which lie records corroborates this judgment and cannot be. reconciled with any other. in-itvhkul ;ributtng st.itaui at Stratford. Out. !::;!:.iry author vies have been a-k.-d o declare the St. Clair river shore burred to prevent Gorman ac-: ivitics. Minister* :' W:uiiip' or.! as cap.--,-��! to a s-.i-l.ord s Daj Act d'aihr..-, lions. in- ivv.or of Oh Lurch. Belleville, ha-- accepted 'Cor. hie of St. Mark s church Maggie Mitchell, one of the most famous of American actresses, died at her home in New York at the age of eighty-six. j Miss Marie Alice Paulin has issued ! a writ against the Toronto Railway j Co. for {ikei.Mj damages, for alleged injuries in an accident. | The Baptists of Canada have decided to raise $4,000 for the emergency work of the Baptist chaplains -among the men of the C.K.F. Edward J. Condo of Hamilton, Ont, former manager of the Hamilton branch of the Oliver Plow .Vork3, is dead. William Flood, at Junetdwn, near Brockville, is putting in a butter-making plant and remodelling his cheese factory. The mayor and aldermen of Grand Forks. B.C., turned down a resolution that they turn over their salaries toward the purchase of a fire truck. Two boys, aged 10 � and 12, were drowned during the week in tho Grand river. Another, aged 13, in Av.on. , ( The total sum to be raised by Gait this year is $243,283, of which $81,-932 is for the purpose of education, an average of $6.50 per capita. It is announced through the Naval Department at Ottawa that Flight Officer Cecil C. Franklin, R.N.A.S., of Port Rowan, Ont., has been killed. The Board of Trade silver medal for saving life at sea is awarded Flight Lieuts. J. L. Gordon and G. R. Hodgson, both of Montreal. Porcupine military police rounded up 400 miners as they came from work in the different mines in the camp in a search for defaulters in the ililitary Service Act. By restriction of imports, embracing 32 articles, 1,500,000 dead weight tons is expected to be added to the fleet carrying men and munitions to Europe. At Kincardine, Robert Allen, 84, native of Yorkshire, England, died in the hfttise he built in. 1S36 on coming to Canada, and in which he had lived continuously since. >. he t. f: * - B .- - !.,. )�.��!'! t-sit> iiiAiKa l"-, , .. U.-U i I'M "ITUK lilVITK !', or- I'a'to, Mur :'tl W.>tk on ill! (Ill Urfrd IfT ttljB HM;|.' in .-tin.-.| TlLi (ilVllllHit ale ,H ;: �;>!;!'i, at thn tiutloolc lit >;o,i i : -r n i rop lonautt. �tl>! �tl i"r ,,(,.'I iii put (liolf iituiilldnr to l!,.-utile! moi jii-oilucc uvcry btialiel It i pn !>!. to in udui'i". The i-,n:i ,-ii, box nodal and dunr., held In i!,. beln^ ( ln-r wl.' bad Kaiheri):!. i.lra-an up for c.intra! of the battalion i Itev. S I'lkc i;uve ail Inspiring and of y.ung- Tnrkls i woiui-ii. whic'-i tin- " ln-lpfsil ndilii-ss on Ihu Kml Crons mid Turki-h war office, broakiui' nil p;-.- : I' I-' \ work. At 10 o'clock tho sell .'�'.i.-uis in coiiutrv, n i-ely i|..�; lug iii' the basknls. coniniencud. Mr cide I in ii' A i'm, o am imqile : U'. Kucpke being tiie uilctioneor. Our d -spa.'.-ii s.,t� i.he Win- .Mini,try is ' ih.uslut ac due to hllll for Ills euru P'. 1 ibmg Ul'i.Ulte ',ili.-asiive . to pro- ', �:.(�.'iit ilie l,a'ti!!oii from coming into' mil'�'iii' \> a-, that to- were, able to lie i-unmet with tile -.otdtei s. Ail tin-; hand c/V.-r lo tile Hod Cross � fund a otticers iu' tho batta'iea wit! !>�� t $l>'.s Th" coinmlnmi wish la thorough revision of the criminal men. it wii! perform behind j thank all who helped to muko it a code. ' the linos. ' success. � h.- Alex Maxjuk and Sa:n K.izycn. Austrians. curt I in: owr je,,,i were arrestee, for celebrating tho Gorman offensive in!;:, in in iii at,i, u oil a\ all iii!.- an,I - >tae !i'oiit'. t!.-- v a tier W oie.| ! .ii*:'.lit -if i:..t -. �:-,! h clai'ii l--l,lli-.. 'rum a Oxford County C!,:mcil place,! thetiisclvcs on record as beim; entirely oppose..! ;o daylight savin.: i'mm cil will speii.l $!o.oi.-o th:? year in repairing roads. The Ontario Women Clti.-.eni, sociatiou lias sent a resoliriui : i IVuninion govcrumcn' asking . WORLD PRODUCTION Ottawa, Mar. 27.-A cablegram received today from the International Institute of Agriculture gives the following crop data: The production of wheat in Australia is 122,5*>>:* per cent of tho five year average. Tiie production of oals in New Zealand is r,,7:i2,ii!)0 bushels, or til.4 per cctit of last year and 37 per cent of i ho five year average, a' decrease of li.Wo.oOO bushels. Crop conditions oh March 1 were described as good in Spain, France and EiiKland, fairly godtl in Switzerland, average in Ireland, and Egypt and bad in Japan. j London, Ont., Trades and Labor Council declare that there is danger of. labor market being glutted by a raft of men suddenly initiated into certain fields by n^ilitary authorities. Second Lieut. Lester C. Bauman, of Salt Lake City, an ayiator in the Marine Corps, was instantly killed at. .Miami, Fia.. as the result of a fall in a hydro-aeroplane. In announcing the arrival of Harry Lauder, the Phoenix, a newspaper of Saskatoon, remarks: "Harry Lauder will spend next Sunday here, and that's all Harry will spend." Joseph Mmitgumery celebrated his M'th birthday, entertaining fifty friends in ;!ie village, of Clifford at a j euchre party. They surprised him j with an armchair. | A' an .in--tion .;�)� at Harwich, bar-; ley broiigni .�.", per hundred pounds, . and many of iho implements sold for I much highei- prices than they were purchased n�-w. ! "There is no reason why Alberto coal mines should not meet all the find want.; .if Canada, '.est of 'ho Oroi.-t I Lakes." ileeiiu-eq Hon. (;. II. ':)itchoi:, provincial trea-on-ei-, m the fifth annual budget speech .leliverec Thursday ,f ' this week !.�Af/ /iy^|A ASTER?-redolent of budding leaf J jj L>>|' and flower-bright sunshine-Spring, and the dawn of new life throughout all Nature 1 Fitting it is that such a time should be joyously welcomed. Let your Easter table be in keeping with the day -your ifcenu as attractive as the flowers that adqrn it. Start with a breakfast of SWIFT'S PREMIUM HAM-the one ham that is outstanding in excellence because of its firm, juicy tenderness-its succulent fat and exquisitely flavored lean-that mild, characteristic, satisfying savoriness that comes only with the exclusive Swift process of selection 'and curing. You can seek no better Easter breakfast dish than ham - you can find -no better ham than SWIFT'S PREMIUM. it's Premium [am Swift Canadian Co. Limited Toronto Winnipeg Edmonton AUCTION SALE of AT THE FEED BARN, BARONS, ALBERTA I On SATURDAY, MAR. 30th COMMENCING AT TWO O'CLOCK 35 head of horses, mares and geldings, ranging in weight from 1200 to 1600 lbs. Several sets of double harness. 15 head of cattle TERMS CASH Binders, mowers and all kinds of farm machinery. A quantity of household-furniture including a Dining Rejom Suite, and other articles. i \ . ED. POPHAM, Auctioneer ;