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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD MOXDAf. MAY 7, 1917 JLetbbrJbge letbbribge, Blbcrta B M L Y AND WEEKLY. Gubserlpllon Vwk Dttly. delivered, per Daily, bj mall, per year Weekly, by mail, per 15.00 niTal policy was right in every ticular, and the Conservatives. In' ace o( the style of warfare now being raged by the Huns on thu teas, have i lot to i for as a result o[ holr'poct with Henri Bourassa and; he In 1911. Tlielr ccn-j Ui tut Ion policy was n volittcal by-1 pjay which left Canada lo srpluely In The naval warfare of ihe allies at the present by mall, per year to U.S..JS.O? TELEPHONES VoMaeM OHca Editorial i'-' W. A. Bucnanan President and Managing Director. John Torrance. Business Manager. r! eiplry ot subscriptions ap- pear df'ly on address latel. Accept' of naner? nftor eiplrallon dale pur authority lo continue thi iubicrlp- UOD. Veuc Kfnj and Country you THE PROGRESS .OF THE WAR Important gains have been made by the French within the past two or Itree days, in (he capture of Craonne and surrounding territory. This pro- gress is an important step in the ad- vance (awards :ihe Reims-Eorssons frooL A total of four thousand pris- oners have been captured by the trench In tbe recent fighting. The British are pounding away on the Arras Cambral road, and Inflict- ing terrible slaughter on th.a Germans, who are their practice of heavy counter-attacks which In almosl case failures. The situation in Russia, where re- actionary factions are causing trou- ble for the republican "government. Is attracting attention, but it Is believed the eoTemmcnt hare come oat tri- umphant in the recent disorders, and will continne to be so.- MORE BAIT TO FOOL THE GERMAN' MASSES. We are lold now thai the power of the Kaiser is to be limited. We'havo'been told with increasing frequency thai the German people are to be given e. greater voice in." the government ol Ihe conntry to repay them- for the sacrifices which have, been made during Ifce'war. The mQTcment toward popular gov eminent is no doubt growing in Ger many bnt the German people luck Ihis In .a. corner of their'mem ory: If '.frermany happen I win the war, instead of more respon title gOTernment, the aalocralic mill Mary power will become more dom Sneering than ever. The hints of re forming the goverumeDl after the war ire merely a blind lo mislead the mass of the people. The German people will enjoy a greater measure oE freedom If Ger many la forced to her tnees ODhat lhe> if they did not This has led to rest him, an unidentified man was shot io death at a lonely spot near Prince George, D. C. A cheque for has been re- ceived by Lieut.-Col. the Hon. i1. E. Blcndln, from Sir Edmund Osier. M. P., Toronto, to assist In the recruiting campaign that Is lo bo carried ilircugh the province of Quebec. Broadway's night life died early Mayor Alitchel's war wont lights out fit 1 a_m. And as the clocks tolled a requiem. the famous great while way flickered into glcom. Martens, Gcrinaii prisoner al Fort UenryT who threw a plate of fish which was not Lo his liking ID the face of Captain William J. Gib- son, was given two years in the pen- Ueullary by Judse oavelie. J. Cardinal, convict, who lost an arm In a wringer In the pen laundry, at Kingston, has been released and returned to his home in Montreal. The fact of the accident and his good be> helped him, in spile of the fact hat he was a "lifer." The State University. Austin, Tex., as dropped 400 men students from its rolls because (hey failed to comply with the order of President H. E. Yin- 011 lhat all students enroll for a course military science. The jury in the Clayton Peterson ise could not agree im a and was discharged. Peterson is chars- d wUi. bribery and conspiracy to ribe members of Sask. legislature, in onncctlon with anticipated liqror egisVallon of 1913. TTonlii their home al once. crala Is broken, and they will not desertions, temporary In character t nrn cVinD- _i 1.1 i 1 hut numerous enough lo be damag rtrtok from asking their right lo re- tt8 Socialists, headed pponsiblc rule. CONSERVATIVES RESPONSIBLE I FOR OUR SHIPBUILDING Says the Edmonton Journal: Alberta Ig not dlreclly interested In lie question of shipbuilding, which 13 now assuming so great Importance In other, parts of Canada. Its contri- bution to Ibe defenses o[ Ihe empire must he more In the way o[ men and whflat, vftt it goes without paying thai It Is cordially Interested In the good fortune ol Its nearest alsler, BrIUsh Ms farthest sister, Nora Scotia, ID their promises of Industrial along this line. Both theso provinces have exceptional opportunities and [aclllilcs for the fcaVing of ships, and they will bo carrying out a logical part of their detttny when they undertake the new contracts by means of which a con ttpusnce cf British control ot Lhe. sea- ls to be aided. ConBerfatiTo newspapers like Ihi SJr! Wilfrid for sli long years because 'his naval policy, Ihcy said, was bad, and because he objected to the money contribution policy of the Tories. When LanjJer argued thai. Canada's lo the navy be Canadian- built Ehfpg, manned by Canadian issn and built by Canadian money, Ihe Tories, as a sop to Their Nationalist allies of Quebec, broke away from Ihe ftoltcy they ftad once favored ani offered money. Ths ConserraUvea lold ua lhat Canada dfd not possess the facilities for shipbuilding, that Ihe men could nol be secured (o man the Ehloa, anrt (fial (he German men- could only be fought by nouahts. Had Ihe Conservatives, when they In 1011, gone ahead with th'o building of Ihc Canadian niv-v, Canada would have icen ready Lo do In naval warfare as Austra- lia has done. Canada too, would hayc had shipyards with master shipbuild- ers .ready to lake up an extensile campaign lo relieve the iKubrasrlno menace. Canada had the facllUIeg for shipbuilding Ihe Kd laoctori Journal fidmlte, though ;Jng. hy_t.enlue, an obvious Geiman agent who was shipped back to Russia by Germany for the purpose, play Ger many's hand by glittering catchwords .uch as benlne's "Dlctatura lor the irorklng and democracy of the and seek to arouso hostility o the United Slates by representing her as a capitalist country. If the German agents and the So- cialists and agrarian agitators can produce a new revolution, they wll I about the wreck of Russia's i ol liberty. The first result wll be" anarchy, In which each party wll ctragglc for Ihe control ol the ernment. each In Its turn be over thrown, and out of the chaos wll come the Man on Horseback. H may be a RomanoIT or a new Napo- leon, or simply a Huerta; but, uvcr he be will nol come al once not until tho land has been exhauste by anarchy and civil -war. It la fo Ibis that the whole force ol spies traitors nnd lemplers whom German has poured Into Ilussta are wortin wllh feverish haste. They have fo their field a country, moa than could bo wished: And tup late- surlug will prevent plowing. We may look (or eu uudo-slrvably lareo amount ot land lc be stubWcd ID. And at that, wllti (no Ket condlllou o! tuo eoll aud tbo pou-elilPrabK- flrliia ot ireaklug, It Is reiEQuable to that wo could largo a lotnl yield as last vrar. Of course Jls a long way lo Tlpuertry, FOREMOST. Foremost, Mar -i. farmer hereabouts haa mauo great prosross during Ihe last few days lu EeediiiR and general work gn account of Iho very seasouabie Tho wannth of tbe sun and the drynesa of the al-Olospliero dried out riianv of placet and put grounil In cs-cellont ihnpc for burulug. I'ractlcally every farmer has now some seed grain sowed aud some few liavo iiulle u rercentage or their seed In the ground. On Ihe average, wo should JuJio lliit SO per cent of this year's crop is now ready for sprout-Ing, but no great amount of It hns as yet shown above ground, Ono luoro week after Ihe pattern of tltU one will work an Immense transformation In land under cultivation. NEMISCAM. Neiolscsm. Hay Seeding has been delayed hero owing to the bad weather, but Ibe farmers havo made a good showing this weefe. nud fully 15 cent, of tho eeedlns Is done, on land that was prepared last year. Some farmers who nre pulling In 200 to 300 Bcrrs are finished. Quite a lot ot breaking is being done end there will be a Jot of oats and flax sown. 1 feel sure lhat lako 'OR THE BUSY BUYS AND SELLS, All ilndi of livestock or handles Lheni on commission. A TI.IAL SOLICITED 1ZJ-6 PHONE Alexander Zalmb has accejled ito (BFS ot furmlng uou- Creel ckbluet, says a Keuter despatch from Alneas. Medicine Hat will guarantee to raise J5000 to assist In the overseas vork. of ibe Y. M. C. A. A Incre.iio ID raj1 all (ha enlisted men of the naiy during war was agreed by Ibe U. 5. house caval Returns received from 1S6 schools In Kcglun district report Ibe tilling of gophers on May 1. day. It la estimated tbat a million were destroyed. Gen. l.o.clo and his staff are making to lako posseSElon of Camp Uorden on Ylelorla Day. There vlll bo no soldiers at Klnesra Camp tills year. All arraDBemenls for tbo conclare o[ KnljtU Ttrjniir in Plttsburg on May 21-23 were canceled today by order ot tha grand lodge. Tlio con-ventfoc. was indefinitely postponed because of thn war. More than }3, In actual cash was brousht Into Canada by Amcrlcau itcmigrants during Ihe 'first (our months of the year. A total of immigrants. Including settlers 'and farm laborers CARRY A FULL LINE OF Repairs lor AH Makes of Engines. Our plant Is equipped with up-to-date 'machinery and our men are thoroughly competent to handle any work on my kind ot machinery. GRINDERS AND PUMPS Wo manufacture and havo (or tale noilor sntl I'lalo Grinders and Deep Well Pumps. G. KISCIIKL Lessee of the Lclhbrldge Iron Works. SEEDING IS Wire Stretcher and Splicer Don't kink' Ihe flon't go slack when machlno la removed: G. Weeks BBVS: "It Is Lh.e on.j thing thai will mako the old fcnco as good as erer." MANUFACTURED BY C. F. (CoX-IlJiDED FROM FEtKTI flre would not run well. A tew hare succeeded In getting a eood burn, while others havo met with less success. Quite a quantity of stubble FOR SALE Fully mo4fm Mt Avc: A, 5. Six roomi and bath, full cprnrttc blMnwiH. Fin) condition. A snap or would APPLY: CONYBEARE, CHURCH, McAHTHUR 4 DAVIDSON Potatoes Wanted CAR LOTS OK LEM Must be food ilzed, wund Pboiie 732 or call at SaumTers Hay and Oraiii Co. 1221 2nd Hcium's Auto Livery 24 Hour Strvlu Capable Drlvan Phone 1312 Dalln Hottl Work on the new Welland ship anal has been completely closed own and the services of the whole tatf dispensed with. The, contracts" or the 11 miles of canal, amounting o about f25.000.OQO. were about half om pie ted. Al the Presbyterian Synod or on and Hamilton, which closed Us esslon at Brantford, a risolritjcs ifid in protest against Inc. "wet anteens" In Canadian camps In Eng- and and another asking tLe Uomln- uoverment for total prohibition n Canada. Negotiations for establishing rela- ons between Ibe Bank of England the Federal Reserve bank ot York, which were begun by the K emora of the respective Institutions e months ago, hare teen com- pleted. Tor l yean It denlod thtl fact. 'bare proven IbaL Ibe Laurier popuUlfon is i red by (he memory.of'ancient oppres- sion which (hey are likely to attribute not alone to autocracy, but to govern- ment of any kind, TbU IK the mighty disaster which the broad-minded Liberals now In con- trol in R'JEsla are working with might 5-Ei'l mB.'n !n avert. The hearts of all lovers of liberty will out lo them, ami this country will jive (hem Ha help In whalerer form It may he most needed. Tho destruction of new-found would be a calam- ity to the human race. May Britain formally Joined France today In ex- pressing the hope that an American expeditionary force fcoon would lake ita plate on the western front In Bur- ope. Forefgn Secrclory Dal four lold Ihe council ol national defense that the British woaild he overjoyed lo welcome an American force In Prance and that Its early dlcpatch could not but have an enormous psychological both oo the Allies on their Six base hospital units recently or- ganized by the U. S. Hcd Crosa for annj- medical scrrice, liarc been or- dered out for active duty- probably In France, and am expected to leave be- fore 1st. The Canadian PacUlc railway has planned the construction of severa thousand new boi cars In. the Angus and olbcr shops ar.4 that 76 automo- bile cars wlil be included In tho con struclioa. Albert Wchde, a German Jeweler, whose norne is said to be In Chicago. arrested aL Honolulu on a charge of rfolallng neutrality In connection with an alleged attempt to foment revolution In India. Lord Korthclllfe, the noted British publisher, has offered the output of hla print paper m'lla In Northeaatern Canada Lo American newspaper pub- lishers to relieve the print paper sit- uation. The oulpul of the mills Is C0.000 Ions a year and a.aufficlenl lactor to probably Ireak'lhe present high price mark. Prlvale advices received In Holland by persona largely Interested In Ru- manian oil fields aasert lhat oil pro- duction In Rumania Is being resumed al the ralo of about forlj- carloads a day as compared to 128 carloads In ID] 3. The ope rallofi companies, which arc run by Austro-Gcrman cap- ital, cnJojB preferential treatment. A commission has been appointed by the colonial government to Inves- tigate tho Increased cost of In Newfoundland, It Is'cOmpogcd of P. T, McGrath. president of the legisla- tive council- J, Kills, a contractor and builder arid former mayor of 3U John's; Thomas Hall, government en- gineer; Henry Le deputy minuter of customs', and Charier, HuL- chluge, deputy minister of Junllca. Paul Saggan, reputed Inventor of the deadly llnutd fire uaeil hy Ihc Gc mans with ghastU ttfctt el the crop. yet unsown. All that is now desir- ed Is a little good weather and an- other bumper crop Is predicted. GRASSY LAKE Grassy Lake, May weather has prevailed around Grassy Lake all his week nnd Ihc fanners are work- 05 early and late. Tbe dry winds and warm sun, have dried up. the flelda roads and everyone is busy effort io make up for time lost dur- ng the past two weeks-on account ot several snow storms which, made .1 Impossible lo work on tbe of the fact tbat It Is DOW the first week in May, when In other years half of the seeding Is com-1 uleled and this farmers just getting nicely, started to ibout 25 per cenl. crop n the ground, our'farmers go at It wllh a will and a courage" born ohly vrlth Ihe faith they have In the yield from the soil, If only It Is in the ground. They forget all about early fall Frosts. N'o pessimists among our fanners. i PINCHER CREEK. j May weath- for' the past four days hag been: thi1- cc'jld be desired. A warm wind finally canie .'.o-ihe rescue and-. Vhose who bad most reason to have joined the throng with a sunny j smile and are seeding. The fanners to the south where the snow was the deepest, some to Iha west and Ihe majority in the eighty per cent of their wheat seeded and north of Ihe Old Man River nine I y per cent, ot the wheat la reported In. There ere still .hopoa that.every acrn will gel there yel, MANYBERRIES. Manyberries, May favorable weather of Ihc last few'days has seen great activity on ihc farms. The rolling condition of Ihe land enables many of the farmers to have consider- able fields seeded before the more level landa can he worked! This and tbe fact thai some ol mo vret Bnows RAYMOND, ALBERTA The Hudson Anto Lirery A bit SU Cyllader car. Ono of the and mott comfortable" cars la Lhfc city to rldo LQ. COUNTRY TR1P3 PREFERRED, Cilli Day or NlghL Day Phone, Palate try 66A. "Meet us at Palace." Electricity for Everyone Everywhere DELCOTJGHT THE COMPLETE ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER PLANT Satlifled Uien Delco-LlgM Battery, thick platei, long of Farmt, Summer Homei, Stores, Sold by R. M ELL IS 12S3 Hh Ave. A. 3, Lethbrldge Phone 771 OR FOR INFORMATION CALL OR PHONE The ROY ELECTRIC GO. 511 Fstrrth Avenue South, Phone 735 building new bo met ui before contracting your wiring cliewhere. lltundri Hoie! Auto Livery OVERLAND AND CHALMERS CARS i NIGHT AND DAY Phone Clerk, 717 10M _ earlier Bfngcg or Iho war, at Atlaiillc City from lit hail recently been experimenting nilh deadly gasea and adds which he In- DAIRYMEN! You will find a tteatiy market tar your cream ana1 milk ui, HlghtiV price We can supply .'ycu wllh cam at following prlcei: 5 gallon Ciins S gallon cans 85.00 Write ut lor prlcei. We are agents for the BEATRICE CREAM SEPARATOR, The beat on the market. Eaiy to operate and saves you 25% to 40% on Ihe Inl'.Ial coil. CRYSTAL THE LTD, LETHBRIDOE tended (o Ihe Untied Sagean wa.i crahlltcrcd aenlntt (he Ralrer and tlic Cnrnlan war council because, of broken promises, having glTen his pntcnl lo Iho Herman gov- crnmera wllh an undenUndlng ot huge royalties. He wa9 about to atatl jirocccdlngs agtlnst Otimany when the war began, iBiBio.ii ARE YOUR 'ENGINES EQUIP- RED FOR SPRIHO WORK We ars well equlpp-d to handle all hinds of rcpain. High grade work al 3 reaioniblt price la our motto. We Guarantee Satlifacllcn Our Prices Are Right, NlVEN PROS. Pint Ave. 8." Phone 173Z JUST ARRIVEDl Carload of Monitor 1S-7 Double Disc Low Dpwn PRESS DRliiS READY FOR DELIVERY' Aspinwall Polato Planters and Oulters Now Kcady for Delivery. Call and See our BUGGIES and DEMOCRATS Wool Sacks brain .Sacks Twine _____________________ E, A, SHARMKN CO. PHONES: OFFICE I AVI. Ik BOULTON'S AUTO LIVERY Ltthbrldge, We know tht country thor- oughly. We hive hid the paid for. Phone 1206 King Edward's AUTO LIVERY Phone 1016 Atlas Transfer DRAYlrVG OF ALL KINOI Office Frank Mllei' Boot Store Phone 1717 1176 DRAY1NG 0! All Kinds WesternTransfcrCo. limited'" f. R. PHONES Stiblei 1M4. WANTED TO REfit! A LAROE MODERN NEAR, CAR LINE. of Write, ,Boi .46, '.Hentd'.' 121-0 ;