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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THfi LETHBRTOGE DAILY HERALD 1 t letbbri^sjc t)eral^ _  OA.000 Patriotic fund objective in importance to Canada at the vre.o.^\^^,^t^^'^^ time than getting the best of farm | ... In Korth Oxford, the death , implements into the farmers' hands at not urtlikely the Canadian front. Their assaults on the Flemish hiU positions still held by the British and French have been disastrous in the exti^me, and tho battle has ce^ised for the simple reason that the Germans bave been unable to keep up their terrific assaults without a breathing spftca. a the cheapest possible price. The far- Korth Oxford, tho David Garvey, a widely-known of reai- iw/is in the position of being forceti,fj^^^'; "^^"^ yesterday, agod fifty-: if ho is~^to increase his production, to ! - >  ^ ' use labor-saving Jj^rm machinery to the very limit. Why he should be com- pelled to pay a heavy tax to secure that machinery is a mystery that j hasn't been solved. Ottawa ought to) be able to see the Inconsistency of '� its stand on. this important matter. Word hns been received ot the death in Calgary of, Charles K. Simp-.=on. a former well known contractor of Bro,ckville. A CHEERING LETTER TO RECALL. Oliver Wendell Holmes lived In Boston during tho American .Civil War. One ot his letters to John Loth-rop Motley, the historian, is good reading for these times of crisis. He said: "There is a class ot men one meets who seem to consider It due to their antecedents to make the worst of everything. I suppose-^m,ay Ije one'of these. I met him a day or two since and lost ten minutes in talk with him on the sidewalk: lost them because I do not wish to talk with any min who looks a.i this ,niat-ter empirically as an unlucky accident, which a little -prudence might have avoided, and not a theoretical necesVty. He_ said to me ... , that the wisest man he knew, somebody whose name I did not know, said to him long ago that this war would outlast him. an old man, and his cmv panion also, very probably. You meet another man and he begins cu.-s-ing the" Government as the most tyrannical one that ever existed. 'That is not tho question,' I answer. 'How much money have ^ou given for the war? How many of your own boys have gone to it? How much of your own body - ot tho Trcthaway Bros, at Parsons. Pa. Tho concern was engaged on war contracts. The loss exceeds $500,000. Thero is a strong auBpicion'that alien ouemios are responsible fbr a disastrous fire which wiped out the manufacturing part of tho munition nJant of tho Canada Beds, Ltd., nt Choaley. Ont. The fire started from Harold S. FrankeJiheimer. at .Mil-1 the .explosion of a resin pot, but lor & Co.'s, 129 Broadway, and F. L. thero had been, iio tire iiear it since Seligsberg, at -Sichcl and Frank, 101 yesterday. I.,oss 140,000. (From.Our Own Corrcsponaontl Mngrath, May l.-Oil Saturday ov-enlng Mrty ^th, Manl^tu people will do honor to aboUt 30 Magrnth men Who come under the spocliil draft for military service. On Monday evening a committee ot meii and women representatives ot tho town council, Rod Cross, Women's .Institute; Ladies' Aid and tlio churches met in U\a town hall and outlined tho general progi-ani and appointed commlttoos to- go on with tho preparations. A Itiiichoon will be givbn for the hohorbd' guests-which Willi Include the boys and their piirt-nors and parents, and tho mayor and council of tho town also tho two returned veterans, Lieutj. Swift and Pte. Roy Hudson^ At nine o'clock a program to which tho entire public are invited will bo hold. Following is the 'programme as arranged: National Anthein "O Can- Miss Helena Jfeadows.vdaughtor of Thomas Meadows, of Woodstock, who is nursing in France, has been appointed head nurse in charge of No. 23 United States base hospital. nda," BChool chorus; prayor, chaplain J. L. Oibb; "Keep the Home Fires Burnlpg," ladleachoruH;,address ot welcome, Mayor Dennlon; prosentai tloti to boys; "WH'Nover let'the Old Flag Fall,", mate chorus; speech, Jared'MeTcef; "Joan of Arc," solo, Mrs. Ang. Wood; comIc reading, Mis!) Crandalt; instrumental BOloctlon, Mr. McMUllon; speech,,"P. Drew Clarke; male .quartette, "Your.Mother la. Praying for You"; spoeeh; Wm, Morton; Boy scouts chorUB; Ood Save tho King. Tho citheffs of Magrath will be nskod to donate food and to help with the luncheon. Bveryono should help in every way possible and show our boys wo appreciate tholr 'going to fight our battles. Tho Red Cross acknowledge with thiinks� tho sum of 124.21), the amount cleared by thorn In tho Red Cross lujich rooms on Saturday. We hereby thank all those wlio holpetl In any way. A pleasant family party wai hell at tho home of Mr, and Mrs. H. F. Mc-Connel on Thursday evening, tho occasion being in honor ot the 72nd birthday anniversary of Mr B. Tom-linson, who was tho honored guest. Those present were BlBhop and Mrs. Harker, Mr. and Mrs. Bery Matkin, Mr. and Mrs. J, Torallnson, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wopd, Mr. and Mra. H. McConnel and Mra. Hale. ' i, Mrs. Ralph Hale left last week for Now Dayton whprO' she will make her future home. Roy Mntkin was kicked on tho leg by a horse on Monday and has boon laid up for a tow days.  " , NEW BUDGET IS' ; �FAIRLY SATISFACTORY. ' ; Canada's ^1918 budget as-announced jOn Tupaday afternoon by Hon. A. K. ,.lIacLean, in the absence of Hon.' 'ThOB. White, Minister ot Finance, will' pteet with general approval, The Her-, aid believes. One thing that Impreaiios ;,pn8 on reading the dispatches is that i Canada is making an endeavor to r.Bieet as much as possible of tho cost of the war by increaelng Ihe revenue |y every legitimate means while tUo f/ar 1b in progress. This is the British yay and It is sound finance, particularly la Canada where a very tavor-ii'ble balance of trade indicates our prosperity. ; T{ie new taxes include a heavier in-flome taai, placing* us practi^Uy on f par In-this regard with the United States, and )ieaVler taxes on such lux-'^rles s tea, tobacco,' jewelry, gramophone* and automobiles, though it is "fiwt i. question whether,;In the West A'^h Us rreat distances, the automo-.jblla may be classed as a luxury, fbe .Ipooine tax has come to bo The Evanaplical Association, at Its annual conference at Waterloo, Ont., stationed Rev. J. Golding at Pakowkl, and Rev. W. B. Dangle at Warner. Wm. Fallls. who came from Mlivf broon, Ont.^ and located at Souris, Man., 37 years ago, died, agod 92 years. Miss Ellen Ferguson, aiater of the late Robert Ferguson, for many years .M.P.P. for Bast Kent, died at Thames-ville, aged 97 years. A pioneer resident of Toronto died suddenlj- Thursday morning imjthe person ot Robert Jamleson Wylie, who had lived '^here for over sixty years. Death has claimed Mrs. Elizabeth Labute, Chatham, relict ot Isa-dore Labute. She was born In Tilbury township 70 years ago.  Canadians must buy all their own securities this year. Sir Edmund Walker tells the Toronto E)mpirQ club. The bodies of three workmen were found in the ruins of the Vermont Milk Chocolate Company's plant which was destroyed by fire. It is expected that -60 fifth-year medical students recently graduated from Toronto University will all Be placed In the army by the end of May. Rev. Mr. Coburn, who has been blind since he was ten "years old, addressed a meeting last week In the Methodist Church, Barrio. The formal opening of the British Chemical Industrial Y.M.G.A. took place at Trenton, with-an" assembly o! over one thousaptj: epiployes.i,; The explosion of. a cbaV stove In a house on Ivlutual street, Toronto, resulted In the death of Mrs. Bmmaline Sullivan from burns and" shock. * __ " � , / Over 200 men of the 109th Regiment turned out for the initial parade ot the season, and drilled In darkness under Meut.-Col. Denison at Toronto. At Belle Ewart, Haj'old Shoppard had an. arm broken aiid his face badly bruised when a school-bell rope, which he was climbing, broke, when attempting to adjust the bell. W. W. Stephenson, managing director of the Alberta Petroleum Consali-dated qomvany and one of the most active oil men of the Alberta fields, lins completed arrangements whereby Makes Housework Lighter It seems a broad statement, but-three quarters of the , day women who keep house are on their feet. A step here, another ther&- thousands of them in a day - bring fatigue that Rinex soles will overcome. / Rinex soles shorten the working hours by making lighter each step the housewife fakes. They quickly ' 'conform to any position of the foot - and they always return to normal^ thus preventing misshapen . shoe^ that mean tired feet. Resiliency and flexibility are two big comfort features of Rinex soles. Rinex soles save the floors. Their velvet-like surface ( protects the polish from unsightly scratches. And " \ above all -'� Rinex-solcd shoes give the longest wear. This scicntifically combined rubber and ifibre is the sole of long life and econoiny. Rinex insulates the feet against heat .or cold, is absolutely waterproof and prevents slipping. Be sure your next shoes have Rinex soles. Have your old ones resoled with Rinex - they'll wear. . like new and their usefulness will be doubled. Be sure that " Rinex " is on the soles of all your shoes. It insures satisfaction. Rinax Sftles are made and guaranteed by / - , - Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co., Limited * Head Office : Montreal Western Branches : Winnipeg, Brandon, Regiha, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbric^ge asylurai .His .family'must pay the'penalty-dqijble-fold, by losing the head of'the,iam|ly and by having to Huppcpt.iim'ln the .asylum. jii't'nelghbpr, who Is neither'honest nor hard-working, steals his neighbor's c'attl^jand'la sent to the Lethbridge "jail.' The merit system pro-vails there-which is right-and he gets a great dpal of liberty. . Not /jrily Is no charge made against his ' family for his keep, but he i^ paid a certain wage for what he does and that money is sent to support hia fi^miiy. .Tust for a mlnnte contrast the method ot treatment ot tho criminal and tho sick". That is an illustration ot the injustice and unfairneas of the charges made by the government in the proylndal asylum. It ^vhat the Albertan acts forth in the above is true, and we have no,reason fo doubt it, then tiie provincial government should lose no tiine dn lightening the burden of tbelpoor un-fortundtW at. Ponoka. ^ The contrast is too n^arked to bo well received by field. John Quackenbush oil South Gower attempted to evade the Military Service Act by suicide, l^e was homo on leave which, hart expiired. On his fail-, ure to retuk-B military police visited his home and arrested hlra. Ho.was permitted, on request, to go to.' the bam and got his coat, X^ut Instead he got a stone and attempted to fracture his skull. Failing in this he got a jaek-knlte that was none too sharp and tried to cut his throat. The Women's .Bank, in Berlin, conducted "for and by women," which came into conflict with the law in April, 1915, Is again before the, oburts after a man accountant had spent eighteen months disentangling Us accounts. The manager, acfcordlng to the Kreuz Zeltung, will be charged with violating tho law. The defence 1b that tho bank's busln^^s Bt;6y/-Bo rapidly it overwhelmed tl�e capacities of the board of directors, composed of women, two of whom are on .national service In Russia. The Canadian Railway Board baa decided that, while It w8b the Imperative duty ot all the railways tq Iceep tholr expenditures down .to the mini-mum at he present time' and tiiRt. while I'lie ordinary uCiiictlon In ta't^s for dclogatort attoudlng conventions had in nlnirBt all easp,* been rof-jsod and fsips mcreasJil |iV 1>5 per cent., army and navy veterans 'were Ip a separate and disti ict class, U liat been ueclded to issue Ipstruct'onj to wiu: faihvays concarnod' to give the usual rerJuction fnrej 10 the army and piivy veterans atlepdinft'tha convention nt Winnipeg next mopth Bh4 also w ilii,.se attending thicpuver^ljou In '1 oioiilc, in July. ^ � BUILDING MATERIAL FACE BRICK, MANTLE BRICK, COMMON BRICK, FIREBRICK, HOLLOW TILE, SEWER PIPE, PLASTER, CEMENT, LIME, FIRE CLAY, PLASTER PARIS, NAILS, CLASS, STRUCTURAL STEEt, -PREPARED RbOFING; BUILDING PAPERS, FIREPLACES AND GRATES. BEAVER BOARD MORTAR STAIN, WALL BOARD WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF STRAIGHT AND MIXED CARLOAD LOTS. PROMPT SHIPMENTS. PHONE OR WRITE US FOR PRICES. WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF COAL MINING - AGRICULTURAL - MUNICIPAL 1245 Second Ave. S. S U P P LIE AND EQUIPMENT Phon^TSS J. B. TURNEY & COMPANY, LTD. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA ;