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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta .PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERAL6 FRIDAY, MAY 12, 191fl XetbbrfDfle, Blberta DAILY AND WEtKLY Subverlptfon. delivered, per baily, delivered, per yoar Pally, by mall per year..... mail, per year TSLtPHONES Business Editorial Dinc John Business Your Country need you right ntiw! ROUND THE CIRCLE :OF THE WAR The feeling that there will be a between and United fetates before very many months per- kists so strongly in England that Lloyd's is not tafctni chances, and Is quoting high rates to risks of fcuch a break. The fighting has diminished on the Canada is about one-third tho total; Quebec being the stronghold. There they ara IB the majority and the Ion- guaKD in schools and where. But in Ontario, and In a latter degree i" Manitoba, is a Fnrach- minority. Shall they be forced to accapt English aa the work- ins to bo used in the schools first, and Incidentally outside'. eduou- tioual institutions? Tho: provincial government ot Ontario has decreed that the English laiiguagu sball be tho language of instruction in the schools except in such cases as it is considered necessary to use Frtnch. The PTeach-aptaWng minority con- aiders this an iujil-iUce, pointing out that the English-speaking minority in Quebec is not so hampered, and that the British North America Act de- clares both English and French may allowed in parliament znd in th'e courts tha Dominion, thereby estab- Jshing French M one of the official languages of the country, .if it is an official language, why should it not permissible to use it as the lan- guage .of instruction in the schools of the French-speaking minority? .There is tha cause of the agitation in the House of Commons which is overshadowing all other Canadian events today. Without going into the merits of the French-speaking advocates' claims in-the Tnatter, it is- to be regretted 03WANS Milk Chocolate MEDALLIONS Dainty chocolate pieces, out of the run of ordin- ary milk a real flavor of.rich, creamy milk finest .cocoa-beans well blended. ;Sold everywhere, Made Verdun front, but both French and (that the debate has been precipitated fcermans continue to conduct inter-i at this time. Bordering so closely as attacks with varying results, it does on religious and racial jealous poth German and 'French reports that attacks ware repulsed. A statement issued yesterday shows ies, which have always have been the cause of dissension In the'Dominlon, the question opens up the avenue to 22 neutral ships were sunk utterances on both sides but warning daring the past year. i which can not but have an ill effect The British government is -icerned. with the Dublin affairs, still con- 1 when the country should be united in airs, andiits prosecution .of the war. The war premier Asquitli has gone to Ireland, j is the'paramount Issue, and all others have been 14-persons executed [should be .forgotten .in the.meantime. '.Jn connection with the rebellion, and there were 1000 casualties. ALBERTA'S FINANCES GOOD SHAPE The sale of of Alberta debentures just consummated by Pre- The position Into which Sir Wilfrid Laurier has been precipitated by this debate forced by the extremists on either side is not a pleasant one, and it would have been better if he could have prevailed._upon his followers to let the matter rest until the war is over. But the matter having been inier Sifton and the provincial treas- opened for discussion ..in the hope iirer at the figure of is-particu- jttia.tj oome. amicable solution of the larly gratifying The price is two problem may he worked out, so that joints higher than similar debentures the sore which is agitating the French Spare sold for a year ago.. This is the speaking population of the east may 'pest possible answer to .the paorile'ba healed, we believe the people 6 criticism of Alberta's financial posl Canada may look to Sir Wilfrid Laur- tion as outlined by Messrs Michener j ler io bring! to the discussion the sam fend his ia Edmonton-list i sincerity that have al ways marked Ills dealings-with raci and" questions in the past. "It is a discussion which is fraush with grave possibilities, which migh better have .been left.till the war I over, but which, having been preclpi tated, we hope will result i: solu tion that will'heal the breach between the two peoples forever. TPIE BUSY Winter 7t is a sign, too. that last gear's great crop has -put this province -in a we have some grounds on which'to price ive shall par 'or money The sale is 5n every way' satisfactory. -PARIS 1870-71 AND GERMANY TODAY The hypocritical attitude of the Oer- nation in claiming that Its sub- 'marine, warfare Is in retaliation of the: British blockade which is starv- KAISER APPEALS TO WILSON FOR.PEACE London, May William ]ug German and children is personally a letter to President up by the London "Weekly j aayi the Dallv Telegraph, "in Times which the itarvation [which, appealing to him aa the great- of the population of the city of Paris neutral anthcrityie expatiated on 'during the T of 1870-71 when .-Children died off like flies from want i food "The animals In the Jardin des ;plantes were eaten. Elephant at lOf. to 45f.-a pound, and even.- fcbteleites de are mentioned fJThere were markets for dog-flesh and cat-flesh, and an ISngllih writer par- took of a feast at which 'the sole dish; was a cat with mice-round There was no fuel and no light The people, from cold as well aa from hunger. On February li one of the English party who brought food Into Paris after., the. armistice told the Mansion House Relief Committed Vhat he had seen Some of the per-, cons assisted were ana jaidf "to walk to the of button, and when the provisions w landed they were unable carry them home' That is how the pation, reprobates, the 'brutality'- of our blockade remorselessly fisefl ,Jte strict right of siege But perfaapa the French children did not suffer? Perhaps the-besieged babies hadTpIenty of milk? I.et us see what fate during the German in, vestment The French did their best for them. To the very--end 3000 cows reserved to "supply milk 'for the and Infants' But the supply was- Insufficient. Milk began to fiip short so early as September 22, and a month later the scarcity was affecting children. By the second weeic in. January an English tiofre- says they 'dying off Jike sheep'" THETBfL1NQUAL DEBATIJ-'IN THE-HOUSE Luckily- Alberta is little troubled torernthe bilingual question. When Alberta was formed the authorities Started out to make it a one-language province and tiiey have adhered to that Biiif because we are free from thfa of dissension Is no reason -why not interest ourselves In what; is happening in Eastern Canada v here 'the bilingual question occupies _- the House 'of -Com' for being. The population of the necMiity of urrfnff the western powers not to prolong indefinitely what beams to him their useless ef forts -of "The Dally Telegraph adds that Em- peror William has another aim, name- ly, "to make once more President Wil- son realize the glorious and by no means umiseful part which is In store for him if he can wait and be patient long enough', to allow the German ernes to mature. in; many says, the Dally Telegraph, in- conclu- sion, "that -as far as :Gennany Is-- con- cerned ine Irish troubles were engi- neered with the idea of bringing home to Wilson an appro- ximate estimate of the internal, dan- gers his owjr government would Incur if Jt should mike war upon Germany with millions of Germans living in America -TWO ARE-MISSING, May of the hytfro-aeroplanes which has been flying Between Newsiand iutcgtaC lell into the Potomac r near ilount Vernon, early this moruingr and wim wrecked of the occupants, severely injured, were rescued by a tugboat. Two are inissinf. Better Muscle, Better power to do things comes from food that supplies the greatest amount of strength-giving nutriment with the least tax upon the digestive organs. Shredded Wheat Biscuit contains all the muscle-making material in the whole wheat the moat perfect fond given to digestible by steam-cooking, shredding and baking. Contains more real nutriment than meat or eggs and costs much less. Being ready-cooked and ready-to-serve, it is the ideal Summer food. Delicious for breakfast, for luncheon or any meal with milk or cream, fresh Made in Canada. The Brautfora parks board has de bided not to allqu campers m Mo- hawk park this taking tlie stand that tbe-- park-should, be Detained wholly for 'the-public, The Prince of "Wage's, a captain In-Egypt, was practically the founder of one of the most entertaining of the many miniature "newspapers" pub- lished, with more or less regularity, behind the British lines ia France. The new Orthopedic hos- pital, Toronto, succee'ding; tha late Dr. B. E. Mackenzie is Dr. S, Varrall, of Vancouver. He is a grad- ;e of the University of Toronto and specialized in orthopedic .surgery- The board of trustees Dr. Varrall as medical: superintendent of the hospital. Mrs. Mary Archer GilHgan, proprie- tor of the 'Archer homo for elderly people, Hartford, Conn., was arrested j for murder. Twenty deaths of the inmates are to be. Investigated. 3 Oilligan is suspeqted of having caused them all. Forty-eight deaths have oc- curred in the home tha-f.paat fire years. F.-, Smith, of the Mormon church, salt Lake City, has -just observed one of his two golden 'wedding anniversaries, he paying been married" to Mrs. tampon. Smith halt a century If his qther.wife lives sir ilar anniversary. President- Smith the father of forte-three-, living sons and "Forty eight hours in Paris" reply Aviator staggered chiefs.wheniasfced what reward he wanted for defeating an- other German seventeenth, if those who have fallen within" the German lines are; Included. Navarre has been decorated with the: Legion of Honor dross, iiilitary. Medal the War "possible spa, ami piomoUd to be an officer So it had become a- prphjem" how to signify the nation's gratitude {or Na varre's further Ontario is. -to camp called-Camp .will, it is declared, far in every respect ft Till supersede fti agara and other camps in the western part of the province; The'new1 camp complexion you must do something more than use cosmetics. You must keep the blood pure, the liver and kidneys active and the bowels Tegular. You must'also correct the digestive ills that cause muddy skin and dull eyes. offeryputhe needed help. They are mild in action, but quickly strengthen the stomach, gen- tly stimulate the liver and. SBEU- late the', bowels. They put the body; in good condition- so the organs work as nature .intend- ed. Backed by sixty years of usefulness, BeechamsJPills' are worth a guinea a box The Gasoline Shortage will be at Plain, in. Simcoe' county, 10 miles from "Barrle, where .the government a site pf acres CbsstnioMon work is to started immediately ;apd to Weetarn Canada. a pros- rushed with alLpossiole BfiiR-u Bvery- perous farming community, a country mld d Hard on the wheels ol the automo bile comet) a problem .born of Us pop ularity. Ton yearn ago the automo bile WHS built for men of wealth. 1U cost made It the symbol of that class which does not mind tlio price. Will u oiio-lunger at fifteen hundred tlol lurs, and the more advanced two and four cylinder cars at twice that figure the dream of'the horseless carriage as Uie universal vehicle'was Utoplan-In deed. inventors and manufacturers as sured the public the dream would be realized. The prices of n decade ago were due lo costly experiments, ex elusive patents, and limited protiuc tion. Theso conditions would pass away. One maker said he would a car so who could not afford to keep a horse and buagy would drive it. This promise hasj been literally fulfilled. In tho United States alone there are todaj automobiles in use, compnret in 1905. and in 1890 The automobile rides on the crest ql popularity. And born of.this popularity comes a problem, foreseen only by the more astute. A gun without powder and a loconiottve without coal are of exactly the same service aa an automobilfe without gasoline.. Enormous efforts have been made by the oil Industry to keep pace with the demand. The pro duction gasoline in the Tlmtet States has been increased 000 barrels In 1S99 to bar re's'Ih 1S15, on cf 512 per cent. But In the same period the auto mobiles in use increased not. to speak oC motor, boats motor trucks, farm gasoline engines, motorcycles arid aeroplanes. The situation faced IB an unusual one. When a shortage occurs in wheat', or cotton, or beef, or manufac- tured products, the rising price in- duces a'greater production, and the balance is, at least In some degree restored. But gasoline is a natural product, which, when consumed, can- restored. .There is just so much gasoline in the .bowels of the earth; when it has beeu pumped.out, there will be no. more gasoline. And already the day of exhaustion seems near" at hand. Secretary of the In- terior Lane, of the United States, finds that "some oil fields are already 93 per and many of the big- gest fields (ire over fifty per cent, ex- fiausted. "Worse-still, the best gaso- line fields are being exhausted first. The average for 1915 wag crude -oil to one gallon of In some of the hip remaining, forty crude oil ife required to produce one gallon Thi matter Is one of peculiar Jnter- thing .must be completed and ready for the reception troops hy June ,1 next, j TO -REFUSES TO PAY THE WAR TAX Toronto, -May Tor- onto city council will refuse to pay to the--provincial .govern- -iuent the .war tax of one mill on the year amounts -to This de- cision "was reached at tonight's meeting-'find caused a mild sen- 4 --Church. Bug- gested govern- ment had'-no Tight to collect 4 and'his motion to this was passed 7i -It Is Intended: the matter up to the privy council if nee- essary. __ disvajQoes and. good natural roadit Western Canada Is, par excel- lence, tye'home. the automobile, Witn t milllpaia of .acres of fertile soil 4 unbroken by root .or stone, Western Canada offers fields.for motor traction I unknown in other, lands. With ...the steadily increasing Industrial import- ance of mixed agriculture, calling for 'he gasoline engine on every farm, question of power supply is one of first Inspected Ice KIJP YOUR FOOD SWEET AND PURE WITH CE INSPECTED WHEN HARVESTED Our monthly are to reasonable that no can afford to do without our ice. Delivered dally (except Sundayt) to all parti of the city. Importance. Am! it may be .that Western Cana- da, which Is so keenly, interested .in Ibis .question, will play a big part in its solution. Already oil with a rery content has been tapped In Southern Alberta, and it is Impos- sible to say what the future may brinf forth in oil development ia the pro- vince. Enormous quantities of wet gas (natural gas saturated with gasoline) are blowing Into the atmosphere. By distillation this garolioe can bo saved, and gome success has already attend? ed efforts in that direction. Then there is the possibility ot a substitute liquid to take the place of gasoline. Science is looking toward alcoh'ol, "Which can be produced -from many vegetable matters, and with great success from potatoes. Accord- tag to government returns Alberta grows more potatoes to the acre than any state iu the United States, and theso potatoes are grown 'on cheap land compared witb. land valued at one hundred dollars an acre and more. Af ter potatoes have been used in the manufacture of alcohol, the by-product makes ah excellent food for stock. If the imagination could grasp the un- occupied millions of Alberta's rich acres producing potatoes for the man- ufacture of alcohol, with the by-pro duct being converted into-beef, both fro 'gasoline-and meat problems of civilization would be on a fair way to solution. DOESN'T AFFECT MEN SETTLED IN CANADA PERMANENTLY Ottawa, May the de partment. of state today would not placQ a definite interpretation upon the meaning of the London cable mak- ing official announcement that "all married Englishmen military service, who are'living abroad but Who ordinarily are residents ol Great -must return to Eng- land- forthwith and report for mili- tary: duty." "All we know of It'Is what we have seen in stated the best, authority of the unless something-.mqre detailed.Is re- ceived I would iiot care .Ho' give an offlcfa] opinion." "My private view, however, ig that It applies clearly; and authoritively tp Englishmen who'are domiciled in Eblg- who for some reason or other are temporarily residing or staying kbrotid. I do not, consider-It as At- fectlbg married Englishmen who have 'settled in Canada and permanently resided here." PIIONEU63 Western Transfer Co., Ltd. Washington, May ilight earthquakes were reported on George- town university seismographs during the 24 One began at 4.48 continued until S: 10! p.m. The second shock: started at o'clofck this morning and last- ed a.m. This morning's din. InrUnce was estimated to have beel) ctDtred mlleg tuna Wajhiniton, Don't wait to be jumped into yoiir hew Spring Suit. Get it and let it Be a Fit-Reform Suit hand work of the tailors in Canada. up to McKelvie Mcpum REMARKABLE OPERATION London, May Leeds infirm- ary a surgical operation, stated to be the first of its kind in fhat institution, has just been uc- A ladj last year had the in.isfortuna to be stnick in the faca and disfigured about nose by a piece of shell during ane of the east coast air raids, re-- went into lnfirmanr for treat- ment, it tieing the 'intention; to pr vide her with'an1 artificial viose. Iv thfi (loctors decidtsd t6 build ui for her a new living jibse.' TA" small pioce of was tak- en from another-past of her body and engrafted on ip the base of her nose and the operation hna baeri a suc- cess. Although "the new: nose Is at present small and: somewhat doctors'have assured-the-ipatfent that It will soon take on a betiter shape. Are You Half the Man Your Mother Thought You'd Opt of the newest and popular song hits Nanny Harry Narcissus and Serenade 1 Two light elastics embellished with Charles Bird Songf r Oij the May List of New Victor Records JUST OUT .A ffw from ona hundred seleetloni ara mentioned below Hear them at any "His Master's Voice" dealers. TWREE TEN-INCH, DOUBLE-SIDED VICTOR CENTS FOR THE TWO SELECTIONS In a Dusty