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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Icfbbrrtge derate l .Utb&ri&je, Hltxrtr.i IS*;: 'DAILY AN J WEEKLY Proprietor* and PuSiiiNcn. fHt LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT-IrTO COMPANY. LIMITET 123 8th Street South. Lethbr.dge W. A. Bucha.'.an Resident and .\Inna!rev:or tohri Tonanco - - I3usim�s Manager TELEPHONES Suslnpss Office .............. Wltorlal Office ......,,.....� liH i-.s*' n. � .- ; ()'i>n � tt*rw-^ of f�rat!r.s , a' .'",~t' :h.�: ;: .. N�{o-rv t:i;> Th.\i .* why \ve ?^.m*.' ' ; g.iv.oa conpres? for liHS ::.-:if �--. .1! 'oill!ll| FORMER GERMAN .vvn� r*��* K���nt I'^n Jrrl Subscription Rates: (ally, delivered, per week......10 Dully, delivered, per year .....$5.00 dally, by mail, per year ......14.00 iVeekly. by is all per year .....$1.50 rV'eekly. by mail, rer yenr to U.S..$3.00 Date* of expiry of subscriptions Bp-tear daily on address label. Accept-ince of papers tile, eipiratiuo date Is �ur authority to continue the subscription. .ui to r�~! THE PROGRESS DF THE WAR . The allies hare distinctly the ad-rantage of the latest reports from the western front, and the situation prows brighter for the gallant troops defending the allied line as the hours jo by. Yesterday the British were ,&ble to counter-attack to the south of �he Somme and recapture several villages with prisoners and guns. This It the most encouraging news that tas come through since the German iffenslve was opened. The Germans aare been able to capture Albert, a �olnt over 20 miles from their former line, but fine British line here is holding firm, and nowhere has there keen a break in the long front. The recapture of Odessa by the Bolshevik! is an indication of increased activity against the Germans in contbera Russia, THE RESIGNATION OF MAGISTRATE ELTON The decision of P. 15. K' si.cii as police nm.eis:r.i'e of the city i o! Lethbrids* lftr.ro. or six vo.irs in; the position n-ili bo hoar: with gen- ; era! ntcrrt. for during his tenure of i office he has been pair.st.iklng to a : degreo and !u* given oxooilent satisfaction. His own personal practice in i his profession was never allowed to ; interfere with !.:* dispensation of Jus- � tict? in the police courts of the city. His fairaimledness is evidenced by | the fact that those of his decisions which have h,een reversed could be counted on the fingers of one hand. He has been an excellent public servant. In making an appointment to fill tit? vacancy the government, for the reasons of Mr. Elton's resignation, will likely find it hard to induce a lawyer to take up the work. U however a layman can be found with a knowledge of the law sufficiently intimate to dispense justice in a proper manner, the difficulty will be solved. We believe we have such men in Leth-bridge. and it is hoped the government's choice falls to one of them.  T>.e Imtum* cut Mr Clrarv'MU.' !*,,-. iy.;o,*�fc.> 5iy�. a* U eot>*l�c*\l. wa* { ,.,�a �,�; lou� not tv'.ns a , {.,,,,a ;j rt%s> jaccAi* for Churchill and !.'re the woisl.i t-.Avo sf.ou.io* for iho '.>.--:.:;o* .vu.-.'.ry �nJ lijthtcned the fr'arviea of a.-n:amettt which �r;w bearing heavily or. the people. l^rir.ce Lic-b.now�Xy tnaintains it would hare b�en difficult to sttpporl fhurohilVs plan on account of the workmen employed and th� technical p-rsotiaei. The '.lerman naval pro gra'mtvjo was settled and U would have btH-n difficult to alter It. Churchill pointed out that the money spent on i great armaments could equally well | ..... Vm�i .k.,. v. , , . � be used for ether purpose*. The I na* "".f1 c�mlnK In contart prince maintains that such an expert-j ditur:> would have benefitted German , home industries. j Hut. he repeats, it was possible, hi 'PICKED UP IN * PASSING *�R thb sasy ***** !i�B |�>4 t�,.,i ,| M |ht�M. i i I TorootoV tax rate w** i>!>(�te�ii 't'ktt *i* i� u! ih"j �'>r���� t*���{*� "** Wftu t>*�a) liiwt ,i��ttt�� th�- n�t� iM4��>t til a tvotat todijwiltt "fc^* fvftitjum ivreuanvnt |..taa t'.�Hp-.�ur. [  - \\ *i* �ur*rit-l �n.� ilv.-d' Invited lo malm tlmtr lerj�� wl�h *he Attlmat* ,v"!I|it"M>�!> �>r >�[� Ii> ihn ' paytn* offl*-�r f; MiiiUiry. Tn� prlca li�ln* t>aM br . I'iMiiitastvr and Mr* Jai�. *h" tilvo colrtirated j rn^ti H Naff, whleh I* uvallm.| for a sale �t lX>rcbr*ler. the aelttus at from IUh* i>� $P'>\>. ot ISO boys �lKned up la two dan.!^*" lU,,mn, Nevada. Ho wa� cim'.ed with t�r and feathers Report* from the ausar dUtrlda , about Quebec Indlcato thRt tho maple Bnl1 l,T"*rc* town. I with a live wire at the Trail smelter, i sugar crop will bo meagre this year j , - It l�1(,  (k stances. It is a fact, he says, that t(vit|es Dr. Rlagravo, recti* of Christ Church. Hellevllle. has accepted the rectorship ot St. Mark's church at Psrkdale. Maggie Mitchell, one of the most famous of American actresses, tiled at her home In New York at the age [ ot eighty-six. ! Miss Marie Alice Paulin has Issued a writ against the Toronto Railway NO TIME NOW FOR AGITATORS. Hon. Duncan Marshall spoke right out la meeting fa Calgary yesterday fn an_ address on Greater Production when, be 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 2i hours a day if necessary at a thousand times the risk of lite. The Herald has found that fanners lire satisfied th�y^.are getting a good .-price for their wheat and other produce, but they strongly object to any fl.W.W. agitation which only results in an unsettled condition of farm labor just at a time when the greatest concentrated efforts are needed to meet the call ior increased food production. "As a role the farm hands understand jthe 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 U one way to deal with these fellows, and the government should not be slow in taking It  ALLIES MUST DEMAND TON FOR TON. "Ton for ton" is the demand ot the New York Times in answer to the German submarine campaign. And it is supported by "The Navy," the official organ of the Navy League of the British Empire. "The Navy" quotes the following from the Times as setting forth what should.be the allied aim: "The Allies in general, and the American 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 dlfferest objects in view, one military, the other sordidly commercial. The first is to prevent the shipment across the Atlantic of troops, supplies and munitions. It is the barbarous method.s by which this purpose is sought to be achieved, rather than the purpose itself, that all civilization resents. "Germany's second object Is so Germany's progress as a trading I country after the war of 1870 and : during the following years threatened the interests of Ilritlsh trade circles, , but the growing interchange of merchandise with Germany, had allowed ! the desire to mature to preserve good relations with Great Britain's best ' client and business friend and this gradually suppressed all other thoughts and motives. ; In commercial circles the prince � says he found the greatest good will .......^......,.,..., . and the desire for further economic' Co 'for j'3'3^ damage3i for alleged In-! interests in common. No one in Eng- jUrjes in an accident. i land interested himself In Russian, j _ I Italian. Austrian or even French dip-J The Baptlsts 0( Canada have de-lomatlc reviews in spite of their lm- j cide(1 t0 raj3e $4,000 for the emer-j posing personalities and political sue- gency work of the Baptist chaplains , cesses. Only the German and Amer-: among the men ot the C.E.F. ! lean ambassadors attracted public attention. A Blow to The Kaiser London. .March 28.-The personal j memorandum of Prince Ltchnowsky revealing the inner working of German diplomacy and which bad caused much ______________ _________? feeling in Germany against the former j Brockville, is putting in a butter Austrian*, carrying over $(i00. were arrested for celebrating tho Gorman offensive. Oxford County Council placed themselves on record as being entlro-ly opposed to daylight savlnx. Council will spend $10,000 this year In repairing roads. The Ontario Women CItlions' As-sociation has sent a resolution to tlie Dominion government asking for a thorough revision of tho criminal code. patriotic standpoint, (he council will enter Into no contract nt present. Elaborate regulations are being drawn up for control of tho battalion of young Turkish women, which the Turkish war orflec, breaking nil precedents In that country, recently decided to organise. A Constantinople despatch says the War Ministry Is proscribing minute measures to pro-vent the battalion from coming Into contact with tho soldiers. All the officers of the battalion will be wo-mon. It will fiortorm work bohlud the lines. alki U ;ti pounds) PICTURE HUTTE Picture nutte, Mar. 3�.-Work on the land haa niarted ftT this district in ko.hI imrueat, TJio farmer* am in Rood aplrlU. ft* the outlook ll food for a Rood crop toason, and all are prepared ( put th�lr glioilldor to tln> wheel nnd produce every busbol It in puxMhlu to produce, Tho concert, box social and dance, held In tho Iron Hprlttg* school houno on I'rldny. March lilnd, under the auspices of tho UiJiVA. EocalNpV 17-. was n gVont huocoss. A short program was much enjoyed by Ibo largo number who lntd gathered, - ' Rev. S. Plku guvo nn Inspiring nnd helpful address on U>0 Hod Cross and V. V. A, work. At 10 o'clock the selling 11S the Imskotc, commenced, Mr. W. Koopko being tho nuctlonoor. Our thunka are due to htm for Ills corn-outness In this connection, and tho outcome was that wo woro able to hand over to the Red Cross* fund $ltis..".s. The committee wish tu thank all who helped to make It 11 success. Edward J. Condo of Hamilton, Ont., former manager of the Hamilton branch of the. Oliver Plow Works, is dead. William Flood, at Junetdwn, near 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 making plant and remodelling cheese factory. his The mayor and aideVmen ot Grand Forks. B.C., turned down a resolu- shocking, so repulsive in its nature *is fillea witn horror \and anguish at -�---��� ' the carnage ot the great battlefield, all eyes will turn to, his account' oil the Vorwaerts of Berlin and is published j tion that they turn over their ealar- >-- -----------'"- *---les toward the purchase of a fire truck. Two boys, age^'i^r'And-lSt were drowned during the week; tn tho Grand river. Another, aged 13, In *The total sum toShe raised by Gait this year Is $243,283, of which $81,-932 is for the purpotte of education, an average of $8.50 per capita. by the Times which also reprints from the Vorwaerts 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 the fiercest and bloodiest conflict la at its height. The moment when mankind THE HOUSING SITUATION AGAIN. The' board ot trade haa come to a realization that l 'TO LETHBRIDGE. ( Mem'oerB or the executive ot the .Western Canada Irrigation association will meet In a few days in B.C. to .arrange for the annual. convention "�next summer. Now Is the time to consider inviting the convention to jliet^rldKe In 191t^ It is several years since the convention has gath-t1 ered here; it isan Important conven-, ' tlon; and it Is one we can handle with oui', accommodations. Let us invito it* ^ * The Herald'ipakes this siiggestlpn �now by way of Impressing on the people ot Southern Alberta the fact that it Is not generally realized what a wonderful asset wo have in our IrrJ- '.fatioq 'poaslbilltios.�'.The projects '�wo �ve~ year average, a'decrease of quarters. Presumably N.hh. w^i^SO.OOO bushels. ... " ' surprised him Nobby White. ,, , ~ ..-....., was just told to .00k -after ! A't'S " * ^ carefully aud stick around as much as possible. "There Is no reason why Alberta coal mines should not moet all the fuel wants of Canada west of the Great Lakes," declared Hon. C. R. Mitchell, provincial tneasurer, in tho fifth annual in Spain, France and England, fairly gotjtl In Switzerland, average In Ireland! rtaly and Egypt and bad in Japan. GREAT WORK OF AIRI^RN' London, March 27.--"One remarkable feature of tho ~wl(o|o hattle>ha8 boen the work ot tlio.'alliedlalrmen," budget speech delivered Thursday of 1 Hajd