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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUB LETHBftltXJB IWMLY MAY Demld HMALD PRINT UMITBC iMtt tethbrldsp Managing Director Business Manager MMwtal 1152 1214 Subscription per week per rear by per rear by mail per rear br mall per year to Dttep of expiry of subscription ftar dally on address label Accept of papers expiration riate Is Mr authority to continue the sub THE PROGRESS OP THE WAR Local attacks on the western front we continued br allied troops with Tha Germans made a slight adranco yesterday in an attack on the Flanders front but were driven out br the British Because of his signal failure on the western front Von Hlndenburg is said to be losing ground rapidly at tad even the Kaiser is going back on inclining towards the attitude of i chancellor and foreign who are inclined to moderate THE FOOD HOARDER It A of the Canada Food has Isued a stern warn Ing to all householders that surplus flour must be returned before May His wanting should not neces The food hoarder these days is in the same category as the food is a criminal for his own would rob the bora at the front of their greatest It is time Canadians were i boginlng to take food control as I something for themselves aa well as for the other MUST QO OVER THE IN Y LethWdge jhust not the ion down tonight without having gofra the top In the campaign for lor Y war and local pur Lethbrldge must live up to its There are who have objected the campaign bare because the ijiajor portion of the funds goes to local It must not be that the in in must be kept up as the basis for good work in the We would have liked to an even division of the funds for two If the objective been made f we would have peached But that should not be 1 lhade an excuse tor not us go over the top tonight with CANNOT CHANGE ITS j We know that In thousands of 4Mes throughout Canada It will be treat personal sacrifice on the part of fanners and ranchers to give their to the army at this tlmejthen j the call for production Is so Inali jtrat Bat we must not lose sight of the that It Is touch and go on the i western and every possible man who can be spared must be got there with the least delay In Farmers who are protesting the Government action in calling young men oft the must remember for lack of on the west front the summer campaign there should to In favor of the Ger mans the war would last many years more and all young men capable of bearing arms would have to be fore It Better that the call it answered and the men to prevent any possibility of a Gfrman We have said and we re yeat that it would avail nothing wsre Canada to raise half a billion of wheat this at same the Hun won on the We must take it that Government is In possession of and resign ourself to the that the Government now con irs thd manpower crisis as more than tUa food Men are 4 of and the Govern to IPinff to call far Pro for has Inside Informs OUD FEUOWS PN THE new Governor of Sir if Byldantly Bit Osier BMKfcrhead way IfWt tbw a lot Pt the Osier Allotted Spun ate serving In our We read the other I day that when war broke out Walter William Clarke j who during the latter part of last I century was sailor of the South was working a biscuit fac His three song were among the earliest recruits in Kitcheners volun teer One by ono they fell herolcpJly doing their There were gapa In the ranks to be the approaching the alloted span of sought ser His silvery locks were an ob and he failed at So ho as he subsequently ex pressed to dye for his and the gray and white hair became dark He presented himself to a London recruiting and pasted as somewhere In the for and went to the Just the sort of men we said an and Clarke was made a LanceCorpbral and attached to a mechanical transport unit But as months slipped by the hair dye played streaks of the Oldgrey began to show An army doctor detected the and Corporal was sent back for home AtAldershot he placed In charge1 of certain and now It is related that he has an honorable dis charge and a pension at the age of sixtyeight years and five In was a sailor on the steamer which brought to England the body of the French Prince Im who was killfed In the Zulu PASSING IS QUEBEC BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT There been a noticeable change in the attitude of French Canadians toward the law of com pulsory The military policy the country may not be more to their theyrecognize more clearly that it represents the will of the which in a democracy must enlistment re cords of late show that the call of duty is being heard ty a widening circle of youag do far as thiis is due to Tbetter un derstanding of the issues of the It has been no by the abatement of the Nationalist propaganda which had criminally the aims and pur poses of the The silence of Bourasaa and his understudies during the crisis the past few weeks hasVmade it for the voice of reasonand truth to geta The Ingrained respect for law and authority among French Canadians is asserting and many of their natural leaders have come larward to Impress upon j the obligation of obedience to the i Father parish priest of said In his ser mon on Sunday last My we are at England and France fighting sioe by and duty commands us to come to their At the last election conscription was established as a result of the verdict at the The law Is being the law of the it must be Today we have in our midst agents of the Federal They will go to and you must re ceive them Use They are doing their and there must be no wrath In your dealings with all of which will be to the honor of our par This wise says the Tor onto If repeated throughout the parishes by priests and public will work a beneficent revolu tion in Acquiescence in the law will be followed by an interest and pride In the FrenchCanadlam battalions enrolled under and a stronger sense of national unity and fellowship with other provinces will grow out of the comradshlp of the fighting Those who predicted Quebec would not be an insuperable to the enforcement of con scription are finding that their con based upon an appreciation of the solid qualities of the French rsuje and dts currents of la being The number of British nurses have died In war service 18 now The death occurred oi clerk of the fllvlslon court of district of The Fmttklln bishop of the Fittsburg district of the Methodist Episcopal churphi at at hlg homo in Pittsburg at 3 Death wns due to On his sixth conviction for steal ing motor Herbert Weaver was sentenced in Calgary police court to two years In the Manitoba Boys Re X In an airplane accident In Camp Second G Roift of and Cftdet of were Cobalt police nre rounding up all men who are not Vincent despite the fact that he had money and visible means of was fined The Streets Committee of London have granted a bonus all Its outside employes until the close o the which will to per Six members of the crew of the Cuban steamship are in a Philadelphia Jail as the result of a mutiny which occurred during a sub marine attack in the Wrapped in the fiody of a woman believed to be that of Iran Pallatlnus was found in Detroit under the cement floor Inthe basement of the home occupied by Helmuth whose suicide in the High land Park jail has been followed by investigations into the fate of at least three women lived nvith him as hia After proGermans had heen re quired to kiss the flag Marae Henry of The Louisville nrgea that It be sent to the Bays the Financial Times In regard to the Alberta coal In dustry The Lethbridge Herald states that Alberta has billions of tons of coal deposits which are available to heat Winnipeg if the people of that city can be convinced that it Is their duty to buy Alberta All we ways The la the Manitoba market for a couple of and there will he by that time a coal mining development in Al berta sufficient to supply all needs yest of the Great It ahould not be difficult to prove this optimistic expression and If all that is needed to develop the huge deposits of Alberta coal la a con sumption market in Manitoba some rigorous action should be taken to that consumptive TJjo coal useto Can ada where it now Grassy May ameeting of tue ladies of the Red Gross Sewing Circle held at the home of Wattum it was unanimously decided to disband the Circle and form a branch of the Red Cross gary Marsh was invited to come down and jftve us some pointers of the a towns meeting waVcall ed and the following com mittee appointed Flew sen second Mrs Raisback third Tail Mesdames Mc Sftowden and Larsen and Thomas Gwilliam sec Oddie Since the April the committee has been very active in their efforts to secure active members the result has been very one life 65 active members and one associate member being en Life Gwilliam active Mesdames Luke Mc Job Turn Engleson Engle Barrett Mrs Louis Webb Misses Cpady and Dun Ivan Mesdames James Messrs McCros Lulte Raisbeck Mesdames Angus Ledeeri Walter Jack One associatemem Miss Vera There has also been shipped to de by the following ladies Gwilliam 12 Henry 10 McNev in 10 Turnbull 10 Luke Raisbeck 12 elings and 24 James 4 pillow cases and 4 Job Llewellyn 10 Fletcher Johnson 10 pillow Larson 10 Llewellyn 10 Wat son 12 Flew 12 bed Balance shnet to May 1 RECEIPTS Membership fees and badges Sewing Circle Gwilliam Collected tag Dance Donated from box fund Miss May aged It missing from Mer home in State normal school hoard meeting ordered the teaching of German In Minnesota normal school discontin Major deputy director of the British ministry of munitions in the Cnltod died at a private sanitarium In Now A triple tragedy was averted in To ronto when Caplan Jtltus his wife and baby were found unconscious from gas in their defective pipe over the bed was the Officers and men in permanent army corps In Western Canada who are not satisfied with their pay and allowances under the now can resign from the That thirteen men were drowned when caught in a peculiar tide rip while swimming at Ocean at San is the belief of no licei and city oMiclnla La Press has Inaugurated a great campaign on behalf of the agrlcul turlsts of Quebec 1n the hope that jit may lead to the release of their sons from military Felton Elkins has obtained a divorce at The decree was on the of desef She Is a society leader in New York and Senator of speaking at New claimed that the would be without a friend in Europe or Asia at the end of the Complying with Hoovers request for wheat the world renowned refused to eat a meal of spaghetti prepared ifor him at The municipal council of Paris has decided to send several cases of good wine to the French artillery men who are counterattacking the Ger long range It is understood formerly in charge of Valcartler reverted to the rank of lieutenant and proceed ed to x Captain Of Port died suddenly after a couple of hours illness of heart He was aged 67 and was in mar jne li Margaret fell off the English pier and was rescued in a semiconscious is thought that in falling she struck the rocks pro tecting the the being shal pastor of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian oliurch of Van and formerly i holding ates at HamiltWnt rind Ottawa was elected moderator of the British Columbia the Duke Connaught has accepted the Presldewy of the British and Foreign Bible in succes sion to the late Marquis of Northamp DISBURSEMENTS Merchandise from Cal gary Check post jjostuge on Soldiers Express prepaid goods to de Cash in Union Bank To increase the output of fish caught in American the fooc administration announced regulations abrogating or restrictive salt water fishing Blinded by a shell explosion at the battle of in the early months of the Thomas an Anzac private had his sight restored In Washington by a simpleoperation on the vertebrae of his To offset the ravages of the dis ease or softening of the bone an operation for blood transfusion was Miss Anna the at the Savoy New A disabled the of partly full of water with two dead Japanese on board was found drifting off Lucy near Prince Rupert by the fishing vesse Considerable mystery surrounds the death of James aged 55 whose body was discovered floating in the Deceased left as usual for but failed to re Magistrate Askwith was forced to do something that he would rather have left undone when he sent Mrs Maggie of to Jail for a mimth on a charge of vag Frederick Remhold of the and Gus an Indian who deserted fromthe 153rd were sentenced to six months imprisonment in born and raised in was convicted in the Feder al court in Salt Lake City for seditious utterances ta violation of the Esplon age Judge Johnxon sentenced him to fiva years In the Federal prison at Fort Twsfve hundred mun and the majority of whom are said to be members of the were taken In a raid conducted by the federal authorities in conducted during a meeting held in a On railway linos in France 245 largo type American locomotives are in were brought to France in parts and set up in the army machine 6H American freight cars of thirty toni capacity each have been set up and 700 more are in proems of being aa while another 700 are oh thy The Knockers When the English Army began to buy a Welsh wishing to keep a certain favored instruct ed his stableman to tell the officers that this horse was a very likely to and otherwise The buyers came and heard the Then they gave the horse a pecond examination and took the owner 10 on the price because of me faults that he had him self s When there comes a clay of settlement tHe habits of boosting and of running down a community are equally There are sections that are avoided merely be cause they have bad names that may be traced directly to the attitude of the i There is danger of reaction after a but the com munity that depreciates its worth is likely to be valued ac The ordinary freight car of Prance is of the ten ton 9 Opposition to any suggestion for closing the Fraser River to salmon but willingness to see the weekly close season extended provid ed a similar provision was enforced on the American side was the substance of evidence given before the Internat ional Fisheries Four of Portlands woman doctors tried to break Into the officers train ing camp for and After the unrolling of considerable redtape they were informed that Sur geonGeneral Gorgas had ruled that women are not eligible for training as army Private Michael James who WOIL VictoriaCross re turned to with no Injury sesious that a severely bruised side run down by an automobile on a Vancouverstreet and shows more marks of injury than after several years of fighting In James Troyer has been appoint ed city passenger agent for the at Troyer was for several years a telegraph operator in the office of the Toronto Dally and left there to take charge of the telegraph office In the Royal A seaweedcovered has been picked up near the harbor of Prince containing a message dated October It was signed by Captain Sam who said the Ivanhoe was going down with all on Local fishermen and shipping men say they never heard of a vessel called the The Ontario government announces a new scale of provincial license fees for theatres and moving picture bous es as cities over 25 cents per seat a minimum lift ClaM thousand to ten population twenty cents per seat ft mtnlmun Class fifteei cents per seat a mlilmnm There will be a tax of ff additional fa each individual act put Specia license fees are fa film Thpta HcMMi tupei sede the old provincial and an additional to all FMerat munlcii al and war What Gash You Need When Travelling more whtn are best carrieJ a Letter of issued by This old established form of inta is preferred by many experienced of its absolute Letters of Credit are cashed banking and after the idi holders is established to the satisfaction This insures and loss and THC MCRCHANTS BANK Head Office OF C ANAPA LE1HBRIDOE MONARCH NOBLEFORD jUtiaJ Aetlatf nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnEMpnni n n D n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n a n n n n n n a n a a a n OLD friends not only are the world of they 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