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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGfiftttffl X TUB LeTHBHlfKJB ftAltY tetlttrtd je Derate OAILV AND WtlKtV and TMt LltHBttlDOl HERALD PRINT I NO LIMITED Ml Mi ttrctt iutthmian President and Managing Director John Tonance Business Manager TZLEPHONE8 Bnslnesi Ottlce Editorial Office Subscription RatMl per week year by par year by per year by per year to Dates ot expiry of subscription as pear dally on address Accept tnce of pnppra expiration riftte U our authority to continue the sub THE OF THE Once more the British and standing is a granite have brok en the back of the Gelman and once more the passage to the channel ports has been The German at tack on the Yprea perhaps the most severe attempt of its kind since the great Hun offensive started over a month ended in nothing but absolute disaster for the Their stupendous attacking waves broke helplessly against the allied and the enemy were forced to give up the leaving thousands upon thou sands of dead on the Las night was comparatively quiet on the savb for local engage CAN SUPPLY MEN AND PRODUCE FOOD Speaking of the new Military Ser vice Act regulations recently put force the Montreal Journal of Com merce of which Fielding is The new measure Is a severe for which popularity cannot be claim It will produce much hardship and Only under extraordin ary conditions could such a law be The misfortune is that the extraordinary condition The men must be had to reinforce the ar mies at the front 1n the present if Canada is to do her part In the fight for That Is the sensible to take of the new The Herald has heard many farmers complain about the severity of the new conscripfive Is only one answer to their criticism and that was by Trefz of the Food Control Board on Monday even ing when he If the Germans win this war nothing else It doesnt make any difference if ada raises million bushels of wheat this year if the Germans win the war because the Allies have not not enough menin tofight them The sensible thing to to provide tHe men then make a Herculean effort to supply the food Into the And taking pattern from what men In khaki hat done by way of food pro duction aince the war we can supply both the men and thefood in larger measure than we bare yet done without undue The time for superhuman effort in both directions hat come and Canadk will live up to her reputation for doing things that count in winning this WHAT REAL FOOD CONTROL IS Canadians think that the food con trol programme being instituted In this country is fairly consid ering the fact that we produce large exportable But we havent even touched the fringe of real food economy as they know it in There the rationing system is now in as giving some hint of what it we quote be low from a London letter by The rationing scheme has been a blow to the as a card would only entitle the holder to four meat meals a but they have discovered wonderful dishes composed wholly of which are be coming quite Profiteering has crept in to some extent for some restaurant in the end have been charging as high as for a meatless Hut this nonsense will soon be im as ihey have a knack of protecting the people aguiust such The unratloned such as fish and naturally took big jumps in but these things are to be expected until the scheme running One result of tho rationing scheme Jjan been the complete elimination of U is a punishable by heavy to wasteeven an ounce of and where formerly the JuatWns were filled with stale bread auch ft thing now is unheard Each fftinlly procures exactly what it can awl no it is to be tlie scheme will Ue enlarged to take in other ar ticles as the neceugiiy Tha biggest drawback should this Imp pen will be that will ha com pelled to carry about utt awful wad of each article having separ ate la Uift case of a person travelling they merely go to the local food con trollers show their food card and are Issued emergency cards covering tha articles for tho period of their surrendering the coupons on their permanent The most remarkable feature ot the food of Great Britain Is that at the present she is not only feeding her own but is Rtvlng assistance to many of her nnd the further fact should also be that the needs of the army alone are at the time six times greater than that required by the whole of the country In pre war which should give think ing people some slight idea of the stupendous task which confronts the commissariat MfiOSE JAW AUTOCRATS MAY THINK IT Down Moose Jnw way the ratepay ers are having some excitement in civic The city council seems to have been imbued with the belief that it was an autocracy second only to the military autocracy which has kaiser its News paper reports indicate that the coun cil took the attitude that the delib erations of the council in session were none of the ratepayers Accordingly the press was barred from attendance at any part of tho regular meetings except during such time as was required by the council to adopt the report of the committee of PSSING and of Now to the mission ot Mattoo and Netr Bfwnitwlck Legislature the f rentier Announced thnt a Royal Commission wwiM investigate ttio chargeg jnitfte ftfAjmt Cur Seventeen tons of food Were des troyed fit Toronto civic Steve of fell 20 feet down an plevator shnft and suf fered a concusraion of th6 Thirtyseven more nren were put into uniform at Toronto through the activities of the Dominion Nelllo struck by an au to In was removed to West ern Hospital badly bruised about the body nnd Mayor Martin of Montreal will be asked the CleanUp Committee to declare the week of May 19 to May 26 a cleanup Littre Milton Edwifd While playing in tho yard bGWnd his parents home in accidentally ped and fell into a Op6i Tho body of Arthtif llfnayV Who ac cidontaily shot himself while out nhoot ing was found in the btrth near 1 Ralph Johnson was Sentenced at Sault to two years in the an On Johnsons person was found a believed to be a code In which the Now the Moose Jaw Times has done a little private ami were the names of European cities has found that four aldermen and the and mayor are disqualified from holding oifice by reason of the fact that they picture films and a special war ettsise tinrvn r rt rt aOllffl f are all indebted to the city for tax arrears and have been so indebted tax of ten per cent tho selling value of gram since the first of the contrary talking mechanical piano to the city The Times therei organ players and records which are into or manufactured in TheVtax upon automobiles is applicable to all brought into or man ufactured in fore calls on the mayor and four al dermen to City councils in other cities have in the past tried to put over During his address MacLean spoke as oftmatters of im to hell with the people and migratioll and otnerij thtags Canadian Trade Coming to trade the minister said that our exports as the war progress ed are showing a greater Increase over our In 1913 imports exceed ed exports by nearly found in tbe end that it was bad busl City councils will always do well to remember that they are con ducting the peoples and au tocratic methods are not paiticularly palatable to Canadian The people want all the not merely what the members of the city council may well to be given It will be Interesting to learn how the Monae Jaw mess is straightened The contrast between the civic fare well tendered the men of the Mount ed Police of Calgary and the farewell in Lethbridge isnt anything to the credit ot the leading city of the The Mounted Police have made great recruiting In ten days they recruited to unit That is a record that should earn for the force the right to go overseas as a Some days ago the Herald suggest ed to the city commissioners that the ratepayers would like an official re port on the condition of the sewage disposal We hope that it may soon be It Is hardly likely that the Will grant the hoary request of the Board of Trade for day light service on the Not that the service isnt needed and badly for it but the trans portation situation is against the granting of the However the could make itself the be nefactor of the travelling public if It would something in the way of a sleeper service along the line similar that In effect between Lethbridge and Then business men wouldiit shy from a trip up the as they would from a MacLean in Absence of Finance Presents New Proposals April actingminister of this afternoon fell the task of present Ing to parliament one of the most im portant budgets since The steadily growing financial obliga tions of the due to the In v the presUten At more thaw 160 haViB angered the Mayor was inform ed that landlords refuse to rent houi es to soldiers Cadet John an English man was killed In Camp Horden in the crash of hli in which he making At members of the tional chufch said farewell to and who are ing shortly for Wool growers of the Unltol Statei hiwi agreed to turn ovor to tho gOV fcMrneit tho entire output nt prices based on 30 Owing to the general enrllness of the sowing seasonreports from Mant toba show that there is a large ln crease in the artdunt of land sown In At Oamp Ca det of was Instantly killed when he stepped Into thepropellerof his airplane an leaving his Suffering from ptomaine believed to be brought on from eat j ing Joseph aged four teen was removed to the hos pital in imprisonment for having liquor and flOO and were handed cuit to Joseph proprietor of the Queens While in France Trooper Ray War now visiting at mar ried a young French She saw her mother murdered by the Germans and her father killed in Her two brothers are reljRIto tor lomltol stampage pay r JfomeB formerly wintered action at Osgoode Hall MlnH the Corporation of asks ttnatnted dam ages ftfr and an injunction This condition has been so completely the exports exceed the Business flrnis In Jamaica having imporis by about and our trade with CanadaJiaVe petitioned the total trade which passed the billion j Governor of Jamaica regarding the suspension of HalifaxJamaica steamship mark in exceeded the 2 12 lion mark in The he is attributable to war Last yeai our ex ports to Great Britain were about while our imports am ounted to about Our ex ports to the United States reached while our imports am ounted to Immigration MacLean informed th touse that in the past threeyears immigra tion had reached a total of despite the Of this total came from the United nnd from the British important factor in connection with this immigration is Is largely composed of experienced far Referring to the question of ex MacLean said that this had become an acute problem In Can The high rate Which1 pre vailed on remittances of funds to the United States has Impdgted a severe tax upon importers and the and if it must diminish im ports or add to their Were able te sell in the United States the rate of migTit have been adjusted or normal but Canadians were not permit ted to do The government did not during to borrow In the United States even if it were permitted to quently by such an operation It was not convenient or practical to correct the exchange Letsen from To redress the adverse rate of ex change with the united States said we must lessen our Im ports from the country or theUnited States must buy more from or we must sell securities across the bord er to the extent of a very substantial proportion of our adverse trade bal The government has very diligent in its endeavors to bring about such financial the governments of Great Britain and the United States as would materially re lieve our people of the ljurden of the present high rates of I hope that very shortly we shall be In a position to announce the successful conclusion of negotiations which have in view this In connection the problem it might be of interest to state the first three months of this calendar year our im ports from the United States have da creased below that ol tbe correspond ing period of last year by over 900 Avhile our have Increased in the same comparative period by about Victory Loin After dealing at Ippgth with the Vic tory Loan and trade the minister referred to commitments of the government the present Theref would be required he for civil budget for for ad Rose Pastor a wealthy New York society was Indict ed by a federal grand jury on three counts at Kansas charged with violation of Customs receipts In Canada for the present is a decrease of in comparison with last year when they totalled Tom yenrs a resi dent of South died recently Keegan estimated that he had attend ed in bis lifetime never having missed at least one a night since he was nine years Sir general consulting engineer to the and one of the great rail road builders of the who diet on March left an estate worth A report has been tabled in regarding the beaver Industry with a view to the desirability of conserv ing at the In the colony at Mount Albion there are upwards of two thousand The national army and many organizations of the National Guard having been equipped with the United States model of 1917 modified Ordinance Department announces that it has become neces sary to devise some plan whereby troops can be efficiently trained in the use of this in the shortest possible Joseph of has been appointed by the Bishop of Ontario to the mission of Shannon argeg jn reljRIt rostraining the town from Maintain ing lOf intake pipe upon a water jot containing ninetythroe acres ho belongs All persons manufacturing Ice Ice cream cones or chowlng In Canada for sale must secure a llcertic from the Cdriada Slendola who died m New York tnis whsvice president dl lha tlnloh of OrtHodox 1 Jewish Congregations of aa Well minuter sW ue fit i Dealrlco a meadlo of stole employer nnd then bound and gagged herself to prevent Her ac tions wore planned flpqfl a play tho iad seen In tlio Danger of n strike on tno Sand Windsor and Afnhefstburg Railway is the Board ot Arbitration giving the men a sub stantial wage In to other Important The universal military service A Soldiers offering to bis sweetheart is naturally the sweetmeat that gave him most refreshment and great est enjoyment when on The Flavour Lasts Keep the boys in service BUILDING uons 01 me uue 10 IQB vances to tho imperjel gOvfiniment for made necessary the announcement financing in part otfr trsdp with a number of increases in existing tux1 iif as well as new taxation propos MacLeana which I was made to a crowded house ami in the presence of a full attract I eel more than ordinary The ministers proposals Included a Great Ilritaln would be To dis charge this thore be revenuo advancer byGreat Brit ain to pay for matntunanco of Canad ian troops overseas about 000 unexpended balance of Victory renewal and extension of the business j Loan making a total of profits war an increase in the in This leave a an increase in tho excise duties payableon manijfuctimil tobuc ahle balance of to be pro vidoil from loans in Canada or also FACE MANTLE COMMON FIRE HOLLOW SEWER BOARD A PLASTER MORTAR STRUCTURAL PREPARED BUILDING FIREPLACES AND BEAVER BOARD WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF STRAIGHT AND MIXED CARLOAD PROMPT PHONE OR f WRITEUS WE CARRY A FULL LINE OrM COAL MINING AGRICULTURAL MUNICIPAL n duty of ten per pound un i where if This is not inclus which has been with a sim1 ivo of commitments for expenditures liar tax on tea in in order on account of the purchase of rail holders of the article will no i way equipment and Cariadlan North advantage changes in the dutiis upon cnj securities coffee ttilU in order The said wo n taxation upon articles upon hope to extend upon small payments parity with the taxation upon principal under powers increase in the special war tin i Bre of parlimnetit this yejir ten ou sleeping car berths and par and Hie railway it ex lor car excise taxes on mutclus h nted will be financed largely ByMtho and playing a duly or ISSUB ami aulo of e five cents per lineal foot upon moving aecurlt 1245 Second SUPPLIEQ iwrkik Phont 755 AND EQUIPMENT ALBERTA ;