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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MAY t, WE DAILY HF.RAI.O PAGE SEVEN The farmers or Southeitt AlbcrU have no need of worry over Iho late- ness at th.o tea son this year, lor wea- ther records show (luring Iho iml 12 or 16 years (IIKI Uie iatcsl aprlnv sea- form have generally produced Iho Lest crop years. C. H. Howmoii. who keeps Weather records, has handed the Her- ald a Bummiry of Ihe weather condl ttODB in April for ten year a from 1902 to 1012, Inclusive. In 1009 a good crojii year, the average minimum Icmpcra- turo ID April was 23.1 and La 1911 an- other eood crop Hie avcraci min- imum was Tlie following la Iho compiled by Mr. bowman, giv- ing tho years lu order from 1002 to 1912 Av. Max, AT. iltn. Lact Frost 67.6..........28.S........Muy 9 May 22 12 ES.4..........20.C........May 19 May 27 May 13 May 1 41.6..........23.1........May 19 CS.S..........3C.O........May Iti 2S 11 London, Apr. given by a number ot Americans on the Irish problem and published in iht papers vrerc HID subject of ft question today In the house of com- mons. Major John H. P. Newman Unionist, asked whether the Eovcrn- monl vaa aware that statesmen and public men of an aisled nation had Lcen Invited lo give through the medl urn o[ Uio iiubllc press their oplulone tn n subject of controversy domestic lo the United Kingdom ami If tho gov eminent would continue u rec-inroca' liollcj- of non-interference, either by Great Urltalu or her nllies, LUo UUC-bUons at Issue were of domestic ond nol of totcrntilional Importance. "1 [Jo not think any action on tho part the eovcrnmonl Is called tor In Ibis icpllcd Andrew Bouar Lawr member of the war council, "YVimld America tolerate Interior en.ce on our uert In n began Major Newman again, hut was Interrupted with a call for "order, or der." Commoner DalEon asked If It woul< not be deslrahle to request the Am f crlcnn government not to interfere in the- war at all- Xo answer was given SV'aslilnEloTi, April Hrltlsli and French commissions EcUlcil down lo their second week of conference today yirrllrmnary mnllers clear cd and iho ground work laid to Hie par! tlie United Slalrj Is to Infco In overthrowing Prussian autocracy Mr, TtalTour spent (he morning In conforeuce wllh Sir Joseph Pope, Q Canada. Tho prohlcras Canada lia fared both lu raising nn army and tn Industrial R.TH] Agricultural lion wore similar to those now Facing this country and Canadians' ci Icnce would liaro great value In aid ing American orriclnlg. The Iwi RrcaLcsL questions probably- arc th Increase of food exports and of ship ping tonnage. INK ROOMED AT COALOALE Coflldele, Apr- last we has seen only a Email amount oC wo on tho land, In many cnse.1; It was wel lo plough stubble lantl and som ploughs were nul on sort Inntcad. ever, U fs bellcvcct that nettled and thts week should sea good deal of worfc done. Ono of lha backward weather trill bo rfecrcRBo In acreage of whcai with corrcsiwndlng fncrtnso (n acreage i oats and Ilax. There fs abnntlanl mot luro In the ground and. It wium weal er followft, growth win be rapid! PINCHER CREEK. Plncfcur Creek, Apr. lltt WfcB iccotnpllshetl by (ho fanners thin district Iflal week, tho weath rery unusual, snow and fro bcfn quite Iho order of tho day. Tho we ther today wns still b at llmw between light snow flurr ft becsmo TTftrmc.r. Consltlcrablo anu la reported In Iho aonlh, but nnrl cMt and west ihc la only the sroiind In patchca, A few In Ihc neighborhood9 have a llttlo scedl done, and wilt be abto to ronltnu'o i (er ,1 couple flno wcadier. Th crops In the fioulli caat cnn nltcn atn a handlcRp of a coiiplo of wcckii, ft It la still hoped t'lat nil will be wcl WANT STORIES OF TROUBLE TO SPREA WRflhlnpIon, Apr. preventing htir citizens entering nnd In order lo suppress llio nprcnil of Information concerning labor (rou- bles In Germany. A dispatch lo Iho HlBlo.' department loflny Irom Jfnplfc, dated April 20, eaya Ihnt fur Iho pTCceillng six days (Ir.nnan aub- Jccls had nol been ponmltcil lo leave tlerntny for Hollnnd, Your last chance to buy the Encyclopaedia Britannica, printed on gen- uine India paper, ends in 2 or at the very latest 3 weeks from today. We are close to the day when we must stop taking orders. The few remaining sets of the Britannica are selling so fast that if you want to be sure of getting a set, NOW is the time to order it. And it is NOW or NEVER if you desire to own this great work in its most convenient popular "Handy Volume" Issue, printed on genuine India paper. These remaining sets are the very last in the whole world, printed on the famous India paper, that can be offered. They are printed on the last India paper manufactured be- fore the war made it impossible to get the special kind of flax from Belgium, Ireland and Germany and hemp from Russia for the making of India paper. No more of these raw materials is available, or will be procurable for years after the war, for the making of India paper. And the only sets of the Bri- lannica for sale anywhere in the world, printed on this beautiful paper, are right here in America. Orders have greatly increased in the last sales have jumped to an average of more than sets a week. This fact makes it certain that the few remaining sets will not last beyond 2 or 3 weeks, If you know the Britannica, know how useful it will be to you, and are quite sure you should own a set, order it im- mediately. This is your, only assurance of getting it. When the last day is announced on which we can accept ciders wilh any prospect of filling them, it is reasonable to expect a great rush of orders to come in at the eleventh hour. This was shown last June when a slight increase in the price was made on account of the increase in the cost of bookmaking materials, and we received over orders after the; last day.. We are giving you warning NOW to tave you any disap- pointment in never getting one of these very last sett. In this case when the last set is gone you will not be able to buy a first-hand set of this great library of knowledge, printed on genuine India paper, at any price. Today in England, Australia and other countries people who failed to buy the Britannica when they had the same chance that you have now are adver- tising for it and have to pay whatever premium may be put on it by any owner who can be induced to sell his set Don't wait until the eleventh hour. Don't put off ordering until "tomorrow." Take the time today to send in the "re- serve order" coupon and then you will be sure of getting a set. You should satisfy yourself that the Britannica will be use- ful to you in your business or work, increasing your mental efficiency and earning power. You still have a chance to know what the Britannica is and what it will mean to you. Go at once to The Red Cross Drug and Book Ltd. and examine the Britannica for yourself. You can there see a complete set, investigate its contents in your own way, run through the index of facts and ham all about this great work. You can compare the large-size, higher-price Cambridge issue and the popu- lar "Handy Volume" Issue, which sells for about 60% less. You can also select the style of binding you prefer. We don't want any one lo order the Britannica unless he is positive that it will be useful to him. We could sell many thou- sands more sets if more India paper for printing them could be obtained. Hence we desire that every single one of the remaining sets shall go to men and women who will find the Britannica a prac- tical everyday help. Facts about the Britannica Proving its Usefulness This great work ti a complete tafacy of all knowledge. Itt 29 eolumei separate capering KVtsry LrruncA of human thought and activity. It contain! indtitd facti. It fr cosmopolitan in its view-, point, unbiased in its presenta- tion and authoritative in entry particular. It it the work of 1500 uorld- famout tcholan and each choien because of tpetial knowledge of the tubject he wrote about. It ccolJ not be written today bccaage the war ttjaald make if impossible fo obtain from the cvittTibaton, who represented entry civilixed country, thm tame calm, unprejudiced view of na- tional and historical eutjeete. It with knowledge m the broadest, molt practical way, making knowledge ucable for any purpoee that knowledge it nttfttary. It it written in en attractive, entertaining style which alike to the batinett man, the teaman of the mnd the col- lege proff'tar, It it a work that interettt children, helping them in their iladiet and providing the foun- dation of a practical education, It it owned and if Mtrf by than men and Women in all oocationt, thii nambrr in- cluding more than buiinett men and women. Qnly a few sets are left and when these are sold no more can bs offered printed on genuine India paper. Therefore, it NOW OR NEVER if you desire a set. Thotr. tofio cannot go to (M itore may thii order form, tuM'cri toiff be le- gally binding upon crs (o icrue one set for you, just anmc at if you ordered it in Go once and we the different itaaes, You can leave your order the tame time. But is YOUR LAST OPPOR. TUNrTYV-remeipber, when the one of remaining u toU you will NEVER AGAIN have an opportunity to buy ttui valuable work printed on genuine India, paper. clopiedia IfnUantcs, printed OQ ftnaiBe Indl encloR u mil pigment. ScnJ DC in foim 1 to lic ind retnm in ;