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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MtftALO LIMITED Lethbrldie Managing Director Business Manager TELEPHONES Mloe Office TH1 Chla matter for years to The very Irtea 6f hauling over hnltro from the In Pennsyl vania to Is of Itself ft rid lentous when It Is con sidered that good burning coal can bo had in the neighboring provinces ot Saskatchewan and Ratss per week per year fcy year by mail per year by per year to Dates at exvlry at ap MM1 dally en address Accept of papers eipiratiun date Is Oftr authority to cootlnue the sub THE PROGRESS OP THE The great German armies on the Flanders front have lain practically Inert for the past save where they have been forced to retreat un der allied local A resump tion of their offensive was planned by the Germans on Saturday but was interrupted by bad weather and by intermittent British attacks at var ious points By these attacks the British were afcle to improve their lines and take There Is practically no in the situation ao far as the front Is AMENDMENTS TO DIVORCE LAWS NOW IN Theretofore the Canadian Senate had a monopoly on the granting of when the Interested parties did not circumvent the monopoly by the rather simple method of taking Up residence in the where the too easy laws were made to servo the the Cana dian high courts have ruled that the Province of Manitoba has the right to grant and it as If amendments to our divorce laws would be in order giving all iro vinces the same Reviewing the Manitoba Tor onto Saturday Night comments as The Manitoba of Appeal has rendered a unanimous judgment in the case of Walker hold ing that the Court of Kings Bench of Manitoba has jurisdiction to grant decrees of divorce for all causes re LETHBRttXH UUU PASSINGr MAM The Merchants Hank will double the size of its chief office in Ed George Penod and Albert Johnson of have been sentenced to three years for forging military A fine brirk property of of was destroyed by Part of the con tents was Siirnia will have a 50acre running to be used as a rest home for sick and wornout The Hrantford Patriotic association and the Aid commission are wording out a contingent fund for returned Wool growers of United States have agreed to turn over to the Gov ernment the entire oytput at prices based on the prlcesprevailing for washed wool on July 30 Albert mine workers are that of a flat cognized by the laws of England on July 1 and duly incorporated into the laws of in two thfrds per of their sal A LE0B8N IN ECONOMY THE OLD Writing to a friend in the a lady in the Old Country says We jurepretty well rationed now for things We have cards for butter and We cannot buy cream which we miss very much meat allowance Is one worth per head per week tea is to be 1 end butter four ouncesper Is very dear and i is everything Clothing is Increasing In price leaps atfd along and deal the country will etanf a great yet are putting as many patatoSs e QUT and the farmers have U grow chiefly oils and aad utilize every inch of What a time It 1st The Herald quotes the ahore for the message it conveys to In spite of the every British woman and child is there Is the utmost confidence and the greatest deaire on of all to play the part to the The letter Is a lesson to Cana We are living in the midst of peace and plenty and havent begun tightin our Let us forget our hardships and strive to save and produce to a much greater de gree than we are doing at present we may have as great a surplus as possible of foodstuffs to release the people over there who are taking food restrictions In such good The judgment in this case will not preclude resort to the Senate Com mittee on if any Manitoban British Columbia Railway Company I gangs have been lit work ropnir ing the ravages of blizzard which struck Chilliwack and adjacent dis 1s fool enough to waste money on this silly Committee and its expen sive but it if this judg ment holds on any appeal which j ct so unexpectetUy eariy this may be give residents of that province an opportunity of obtaining a diyorce on statutory grounds for tJie modest sum of or even The high cost of divorce proceedings at Ottawa and the bigoted attitude of the Senatorial Committee on Div orce has long been a public and it the other wherever follow in the wake of The right of the Western Provinces to regulate jtheir own diyorce pro ceedings originated in their pre Confederation and it has long beeu the opinion of the Western le gal profession that all that was need ed to bring the matter to a head was a judgment such as has now been The law upon which the Manitoba Seven men and woman were arrested in Winnipeg recently for circulating copies of The pamphlets Which are pub lisued in Winnipegs ratcatching campaign is coming During March 489 tails were taken to the City tails have been brought and paid in Robert Jamieson one of the founders of the Commercial Travel ers and one of the early business men of died sud The steamer Harold Dollar has left I bound for Dave a former Winnipeg has been kimd In action while serving with is building ft round house and repair shop at It may withdraw from tho Toronto Union The workmens Compensation board Js supreme and Its decisions cannot be was the finding of first divisional appellate tho During the week ending or 24 tons of food that had become unfit for human con sumption was the Parliament in 18 This the Act bitterly opposed as of the High Gtiurch After a bitter Gladstone capitulated and the to that England law went into Up periodsth6divorce law of tHatwhich went in and morfeTestricted In It would thfl Ot v fo i CARRYING COALS TO Toronto Saturday Night has the right Idea Alberta coal for Western Saturday Night was tma of the first of the Eastern papers to take up the campaign after The Herald aad Alberta papers be jgtn to out possibility of inakisg Albertas mlflfes work to capacity throughout the summer in brder that Pennsylvania coal might be to In a recent lasue Saturday Night said that the announcement that the Prairie Pro vinces must depend upon their own coal the coming winter comessimul taneoualy with the solemn warning that the United States will not be able to provide us tie coming winter With onr accustomed allotment of Jvard This warning comes from the United States Fuel and is given to the pub lic through the medium of our own IPuel This is a contingency neither they The necessary amount simply cannot be produced owing mainly to labor difficulties gad we must look to substitutes to juake UP the I to says the Fuel Con that during the winter o tlltlt you not going to gat su Oflttl to kMp your homes a as luring the winter o It will not be possible t heft the entire or maintai hlffc Comfort canno The best the Unite States can do la keep us from actua 404 after all this may be a bles tog IP so far as this cdun try i For one makjng us realize that we mus our own fuel an the incentive it i doubtful if we would have moved in establishing under Pbderal juris divorce In all the pro vinces In order tStit some semblance of judicial As it now divorce statutory grounds obtain eel in some provinces which held to their pre Confederation Prince Edward for while other pro vinces must rest their case with the Dominion where principles of church are more in the foreground than are principles Div orce should not only be available to the and that is how it works ut under our present De ominational belief or disbelief in ivorce should no longer be allowed interfere with the rights of the There is only one thing Canada hould guard against Divorce should e available to and poor ut availability should not be so asy that Canada be placed in any danger of falling into the divorce vils that make such a farce of mar riage in BO many of the states south if the Fight or pay The slogan ap plies with full force this week with he campaign for war funds n Did you realize Lethbridge went bone dry last No eipress parcels could be delivered after dry It looks like a long There is a suspicion in quarters that a city hall ring is en deavoring to entrench Itself in Leth That is one thing the people will not stand Kong and and she has taken feet of British Colum bia lumber to those Before Judge Winchester at Tor former branch manager of the Dominion for mally pleaded not guilty of theft of The new order calling out youths of 19 years for military service will produce over in Military Dis trict according to an estimate furnished by the registrars A prediction that railroads and war industries will tie unable to obtain fuel oil after sixty days if the leasing bill is passed byx Congress was made by Secretary xof the In terior Michael an a nat ve of is to be interned as a result of investigation that follow ed a fire which destroyed the barns of James of Uxbrldgie township last A collision between the tug Nitinat and the Border Line Trans portation Companys motor off Turn Stuart Is The Wakena was struck amid but the NTtinat escaped with out Major for the last two years assistant provost marshal for Military District has been transferred to District with headquarters at Major John of British suc ceeds Major Alderic returned is arrest at Winnipeg on a charge of having stabtied Quar termaster Sergeant of the de pot the abdomen and arm with a Themen relied at Trotters There are vot ers list of the provincial riding of New out of a tola of in the number is out of and In 001 out of These figures are y I from the as passed at the last Court of Revision held by Government agent Edgar of the Manchester a younger brother of Misa Ethel war den of the Royal Vlotoria has been killed in j Jainen Street Baptist surprised hiscongregatlim by announcing that hehad accept a call to the Second s Leona ONeill and Ovilla Fau of were seriously in jured accompanied by Fau their motor was smashed through colliding with an electric The total coat of the Royal Commis sion to enquire into the Vaacouver Scheol Board was according1 to a statement furnished to the Legis lature by the Minister of Judge exempt ed members of the Government deciding they were neces sary to run the railway to bring in the Bob son of the former Public Works Minis and aide to General Lon has resigned his post to join the Army ServiceCorps in Grand sued the owners of the Grand Forks quarry for the loss of a cow that died from eating dynamite left about the Farmers in the vicinity of Gait told by for South Waterloo that farteers owe as much to the State in thViWbf military ser vice as other iriSny Controller McfBrides Toronto re solution to have a judicial inquiry in connection his charges against the department of health was blocked1by the tfoard of HEARS NEWS AID IN COURTS May in proceedings brought an effort to set aside injunctions restraining the International News Service or Hearst Service from pirating des patches ot the Associated Press were continued today in the supreme The opening argument wna made yesterday by Samuel Untar Untermeyer attacked especially the contention of the Associated Press that news haa property valuo and charged that If the lower court injunctions are the Asso ciated Presa Will be allowed to be come a despotic In explanation of the action of tly Ailed Untermeyer It was due to news matter Bent International News Ser vice to its offices in this country re garding the torpedoing of the British battleship Audacious and the navnl battleoff Jutland because headlines In one newspaper receiving Che Hearst Service described London as being in for Press presented argument and re ferred to decisions to uphold the con tention that publication of news does not relinquish the property right in SIMPLIFY TEACHING May More Bug more I more Canadian and a greater simplification of teaching methods are the main tecommehdatlbna which will bo irtadd by a govern ment committee of experts who have been sitting here In the department of public In strucfclon ifor the past few days he school sys tern of as ftfr as the Catholic schools are con L2I THE MAKING OF ft m Amorig therten qualified as prospective second Mietuenants at Camp as an nounced by the adjutant generals of is listed Blanchard of Revisiting China after an absence of eight Revw Endlcott general secretary Methodist foreign returned to Toron Because electricity outruns the ap parent movement ot the we can clip the news appearing in the New York morning papers and slnd It to any paper in the Mississippi Valley or to the west of that in ample time for publication in the regular and even the first Any person doing this would have a great advantage over the Asso elated What the Associated Press got through the diligence and daring of its correspondents at more than one battlefront and at the addi tional cost of transmission by cable across the this man would get sitting securely at a safe desk in New York by the mere use of a pair of May the produce of the news gathering activities of the Associated Press intended exclusively for its own be appropriated in the by the Internation al News Service and sold by it in competition with the Associated That is the question presented by this Advices to tins Italian embassy here from Rome to day made no mention of the beginning of the Austrian offensive on the Ital ian but said the bo cause ot the heavy had been obliged to postpone their offensive General is quot ed as having written from the front that the snows having obstructed the the movement of the enemy troops in the mountain zone was slow and difficult and the offensive against has been The delay caused by the snow and the general atmospheric conditions permits the Italians to complete their defensive says the and add to their reserves of guns and ammunition which nre being pro dUced in large quantities in our factories day and The losses in How It For iltMli aidVesaled war material suffered by Italy fall have entirely replaced last and Austria begins to feel that Italy is growing stronger every day and that it is not sate for Austria to bring any assistance to Germany on the western to from a six months tour in that Paying a visit to Hamilton the headquarters the Bible detectives at Vancouver took posses sion of 228 of works by Pastor which are banned by the orderinCouncll dealing with such The Congress passed the ad ministration passport bill requiring all persons entering the United States to have a government permit and giving the president broad pow ers in restricting entrance to and exit from American The Victor Talking Machine Com pany was held to be an illegal com bination in restraint trade in a final decree signed Federal Judge The court issued the usual dissolution restraining order in such Tea to the anpunt of is in storage at Port Arthur and sub ject to the new war tax of ten cents a pound with one cent allowed off for The inland revenue of ficer for the At Fort William an additional pounds is in The tea IB held here by Kaiser Bill tailed on the West and now Kaiger Karl ia going try it out on Italian Failure will be his lot Hun propaganda will win no more battles in LLOYDGEORGE Edward an employee of the Government for the past eighteen years and until April acting as assessor and collector of has disappeared levying no He also has acted in the cap acity of registrar in the county and supreme courts at Kdwards Jeft his office op April 22 May Vienna des patch says the Austria Von speaking at a conference of party leaders declared that serious and economic conditions made it im perative for the present government to be spared parliamentary He therefore demanded that the pro posed sittings of the parliament be adding that unless the party leaders took this step the gov ernment would prevent the sessions Apparently this conference the date of which is not was held before the emperor ordered the parliament The president of lower house of the parliament said in reply tothe premier thatxthe conditions prevailing in the country and the demand from the larger political parties for the re sumption of the sittings of the parlia ment made a further postponemem The of the German party favored but Dr Victor the Socialist ant other party including the Polish were Not their the railways for distribution to Eastern for Gillies Texada make a school lo The establishment of salmon can ning industry on the lower Yukon River is Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce is opposing the establishment of the claiming that it will deplete the sup ply of salmon in the river BO essen tial for the sustenance of the num erous Indian tribes whose habit is in the valleys of the numerous which form the watershed of the BOUNDARY CREEK From Our Own Correspondent Boundary May news community has settled in this dis rict during the last six months or as nearly all the oldtimers around here have moved having disposed of thqir holdings at hand some The newcomers are practically all farmers who have made good at raising wheat and are now going to show what they can do in mixed The famous Salt ranch is now being operated by Peterson and of while the equally well A vMt to the laL snceessfnl remedy Is even the casual rookeMNHfttk skill aad eMAllneas which attends the making ef IUa peat medicine for womans Ovet pMttds of 1 used gathered at the their natural J stances are at The most to extract the these Every utensil and contact with the and as a final the medicine is lir sterile 7 It Is the wonderful roota and skill and care v which haa made so successful female The letters been restored to Lydia JMnkhtmi pound which we are fishing attest to its y known lidler ranch by late of who has been the strong man of the Liberals In the district has disposed of his Interests and the Irwln who have been residents here for sixteen years are now located near Pineher hav ing sold out to the of Among others who havo disposed of land are Harris and James our late Is at present visiting friends in Cal Hellmer haa been ap pointed postmaster and has also de cided to run a store In connection with the post which is prov ing a great benefit tothepeople in the neighbor James has decided to the evening of his days with Ills Henry Ab Ste The man corresponds regularly his jnany and from all lie will be 81 years this fall and hi his day was on1 the one1 oj best engin Miserable Corns How to end them ponement of parliament was agreea Austria has been In deep difficult both political and economic to more than a and it has been an open secret that Emperor Charles was desirous of bringing about peace his efforts in this direction having occasionally aroused criticism in Ber In the past few months there have been insistent reports that the food situation in Austria was growing des It has keen represented that except for favored tho people were receiving barely more than enough to avert actual Owing to the lack of direct communi cation with Austria and the difficulty of existing authentic it hap been impossible to form any estimate as the gravity of the food Touchy corns make thousands suffer on pleasure busi ness at home every Until they once try Then they are cornfree Painful corns are utter ly Science has brought The med icated spot of wax on a Bluejay Plaster stops pain in Then in 48 hours the corn painlessly comes Harsh li quids are and Paring may bring infec Bluejay For Corns Pain Intlantly Completely Alio Bluejay Bunion Plutcrt No corn can rcsjtt Blue Yet this wty is roott The chemist of con cern known the worM over for its surgical dress ings discovered He studied corns for 25 7 So with Sciences wayf at your no touchy corn need ever bother you Bluejay Plas ters told everywhere pt drug stores for 25 cents per pack Buy a package End your corn at once and never let one pain BAUER Mow Large package 2Sc Small package May Lloyd George who has returned from hia visit to in which he attended the sessions of tho supreme war coun cil and went to the spoke en thusiastically today of the American A good number are already said Premier Lloyd many I more will pour in steadily during the I The French who saw their flghtinx i 111 toe battle lower down the lino Hulil i they were first class fighting I full of courage and resource and all j very said the After a residence iu Woodstock of I over 30 the death touk iiluco ot Edward LACK KNIGHT STOVE POLISH Easy to use and a lasting Apply with cloth to either a warm or cold as Black Knif ht will not bum ;