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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WKDNESDAY, MAY l,mH Tim LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIRnALD .-AGKNINR Save Needed Men for the Farms, Commons is Urged OLlnwa, May 1.-The agricultural eoniiiiltino of Ihe commonn mot tlilii eioriiiiiR to heiir a furttior report from tliu Hiili-ooniiu'lttoe on tho employment of pnoii'io In noii-esBenllal UuUlstrteB and on the need for labor tliroUghout tlio Dominion. Mr. Spinney, mbniber tor JVar-nioiiili, N.9,, H member of the Vub-coniiiilHee, atotod that It had been generally agreed Hint it would not bo desirable to close down all oion-esBcn-tinl Industries, Jlon of military ago employed In such Industries sbould bo iiikon, but In most cases it. ^vou]d bo better to keep tho Industries nllvo. It closed a large number of people not Bultnble tor military service would be thrown out of employment and the industries would have to b� reorgan-Izoil after the war. This would make It more difficult to secure etnploymtnt lor returned soldilera after t|ie war. Non-Etsentlals, Mr. Spinney Igave a list of noii-es-eentlal industries in which, In tho opinion of the aub-oomniltteo, tho number of employed could be reduced. The list iuQluiled: picture frames, 100 per cont.; ehow cases, 100 per cent.; bricks and tile, 26 per cent.; bottles, glass, 25 per cent.; carpets, SO per cent.; millinerB,' 25 per cent.; and fancy shoe*, 100 per cent. Frod Davis, chairman of the-, sub committee, read- telegramH recolved ' trom provincial authorities as to the need of labor throughout Canada. The telegram ^ays that Nova Scotia will reiiulre for general farming and harvesting operations four thousand; Manitoba ten thousand; Alberta six or seven thousand; Saskatchewan 15,000 to 35,000; British Columbia 2,000 and Ontario 13,500. Quebec, Ne^v Brunswick and Prince Edward Island reported conditions to 'be serious but did not give any figures as to labor reiiulreme^ts. 4 �^A'AT;^VvT''r U X ..V- 1 (1 Or. rertflund Kftf. Kcw Tork Plryilclin Ui4 Mfdktl Audior. iB7t phyiictani itiouU KpKteribt more orraqlc Iron-Nakatect Iron- , loflbeft^cnti-'tiyitnuali-irondcAcl-cncy-li Ue irettnl curse lo tbe henltli. �trenetbt TlttHfir and bctutr of ibe Diexlcrr) Amer-f cin WOMn.'-Sooii4t Vtmlnv aiainat uie of me* UlHc ihn #bfch Air in]ure ibe tertli. corrode Xkt tUmwc^ and (n lone ciwa thereby do more feirm tatoes aud .Jphnnie. Cake, yet these are the humble weapons that must be used to enable the man-who-Btays-at-home .to walk the chalk lino ot duty. Potatoes or beans take the place of wJieat bread in th� whole �ome diet.' .Fish is a perfect substitute for beef and: pork product*. Buying war bonds, no matter how small a number,; helps -eanada to � finance the food purcha�8B for the Allies. Digging In the soil bas merit, not only In producing mrilous waoks before us but have every reaaon to awuit the issue calmly. The battle as it pro-�reaeeB presenlB anolociea with that of Vei'dup, which is one "of the beitt auguries of the future. Germany's present objectives in Flaudera and Picardy attained, would probably serve as a deeper line for a final effort. As their striking l)0wer was exhausted on the Mouse In 1916, go it will be In 1918 on the Somme, Avvre aud Lys. ON STRIKE Toronto, April 30.-Moccasin workers employed by the \l, Q. Long Company here are o\H on-strike for in-nroased wages. The men, it ts understood, now earn anVaverage of $1(^.50 a week and thoy Avont an Increase'of f 4 a week. Ellenaburg, Wash.-"After I w.'na married 1 was not well for a lonpt time and a Kooil deal of tho time was not able to go about. Our Breatcst dcpiro was to have a child 5n our homo and one day my husband cnmo back from town with a bottle of I.ydia E. Pink-ham's Vegetable Compound and wanted mo to try it. It brought relief from my troubles. I improved in health so I could do my housework; we now liave a little one, all of which I owe to Lydia E. Pinkham's �Vegetable Compound."-^ Mr.s. 0. S. JoinisoN, R. No. 8, Ellensburg, Wash. There aro women everywhere whp lonfj for children in their homes yet are denied this happiness on account of some functional disorder which in most cases would readily'yield to Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Kucli women should not give up hope i;ntil they have given Uiis wonderlul medicine a trial, and for aJDccial advice write Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., Lynn, Maas. Tho rasult of 40 years experience ii at your service. I1UEOT810 BE N 1. 4. fi. . TiS. TY TO FILL VACANCY OFPOSIMASIER That a permanent appointment to tho pofltmastership at Lofhbridge will shortly be made ia shown by the fact, that tho Civil Service Commisslbn- is advortiaing the vacancy, which was caused by tho death action ot the lute Major Alvin Ulpley. Mr. Haraly has been acting postmaster since tlje late Major Ulpley left tor the front. BRITISH PURSUE FLEEING TURKS London, May 1.-British-troops In Mesopotamia carrying on thpir pursuits of the retreating Turkish forces, have advanced as far as the Tauk River, it ia officially announced. Tw^elve addltlonti field guns were captured on' April-29. The total number of prison-v ers has reached 1800. \ WILSON BUYS SHEEP .Washington. April 30,-Sheep will bei grazing ou the White House lawn within a tew days. President Wilson tottay purchOHOd twelve thoroughbred shiopshires to eat the graaa now waited on tho big yard of the execu-tjye mansion, , > T FOR THE REGISTRATION The following'is tlie list of (iiicstions to 1)0 asked when tho rcKliUration of man-power Is'mado'ln .iuniv. To Be Anawered By Males. Name. Address in full. Age. Date of birth. Country of birlli. British subject lUy Ijirili or by naturalization.) 7. If natnralized (wlton and wliere). 5. Single, married, v.ldowor or divorced. ' n. Physical disability, if any. 10. ^Present occupation, rcmilar occupation. What other work can you do? 11. If an employe. Ht;it>^ omp>.,ynr'a name, address and naturp ot huaincss. VJ. Do your cIrcumalnncoR permit you lo servo in the presonl national crisis by changing your i)resent occupation to soma other, for which you are qualified, it the conditlona offered be satisfactory? 13. Were J^ou brought up on a farm? Are you a retired farmer? Aro you wining to do farm work? Can you handle Drive trairtors? Use farm machinery? 14. If not a British subject, to what country do you own allegiance?' 15. How many ciilldren under Ifi years? 16. If registered under the military service act, what ia your serial number? To Be Anawered By Femalet, 1. Name in full. 2. Address in full. 3. Age. 4. Race. i). C�n you speak lOiiKliah or French? 6. Bri^tish subject (by birth, natur-ization,"marriage). 7. Are you single, married, widow or divorced? 5. How many childnm under 16? 9. I>o your health and homo ties pormit you, it required, to give full time, paid work (registrants answering "No'; to this question need give no further Infotmntion, those answering "Yes" or in doubt should fill in rest of card, or must sign affirmation), 10. Do your circumstances permit you to live away from homo? 11. What is y IN CANADA today. DON'T OVERLOOK THIS OPPORTUNITY to secure the lepiesenlation for this most COMPLETE phonograph on the market-the ALL-RECORD Brunswick. 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