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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR ^ MONDAY, MAY 1.'$; 1fM8 DAILY ANiJ WEEKLY Proprietors and Publiehorsi f MB LETHBRIDQE HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITEP 183 6th Street South, Lethbrldgo W. A. Frealdent and Maniiging Director John Tonanca - - Business Manager TSLFPHONE3 BuslnesB Office .............. 1252 BdltorW Office .............. 12S4 .10 Subscription Rata;*: Dally, Celiverotl. per wck ., Daflr. delivered, per yenr .....$5.00 Dally, by mail, por year ......$4.00 Weekly, by pjall, per year .....11.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to XJ.9..�2.0a Dates of expiry of subscrlptiou* appear dally on address label. Accept, �ace of papers f.fle. e.tplratitn date Is our authority to continue the sub-scripUoD. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. lAjtlUery has been artivc at many points on the wosteni from within the past two or Uiree d.iys. but there has been no resumption of the German offensive. The allied forces have improves their lines at several vital points. The weather has hindered fighting on any large scale. There has been no further indication of an Austrian offensive on the Italian front, although severe local fighting has taken place there. PICKED UP IN-^ PA SSING "^'^ BVsr~MAN. Laval irhiverslty students (Quebec) will forin an iuliiutry i'oiDpnny, 2ij0 stron;;. Alex. AndiM-son. ox-Roovo nf Township. OiitLirio, w:is found in a swamp near \Vn!koruin. Brant dead Rdv.-nrd ;\Ioussoau, of Ottawa, was drow;iod in thf Ott;>.wa Hive? by the upset'luB of a rowbuat. Rev. Dr. Il.irc, fiirmerly principal o:" Ontario lyadios' CiilloRo. Whitby, Is gn.ns to l-'li)ri(ia to reside. Th'is. Stpwart, a prominent Lindsay lawyer au.l once Liberal candidate for t!u' Ontario Legialature, is dead. Hcv. K. A. WoiiUey, a former Methodist minister, w;is ordained to- the priesUiood of the Anglican Church at Cornwall, Ont. Uo'it. Mock, spcretary-tro.'isurer of the Oddfellows' HoUcf Association and tor years editor of The WhlB, died at Kingston. Mr. Morris Crowe, aged GO years, an Old-timer iti the Kootona\^ Lake district, having been there over years. Is dead. A newspaper young woman of I THE AMERICAN-IRISH AND CONSCRIPTION. Since conscription became a live Issue amongst Irishmen throughout tlie world. It is well to note that Irishmen are not all of the mind of the Nationalists and Sinn Feiners. Naturally the Ulster Irish are for conscription, but the Irish of the United States friendly to Home Rule, are not antl-conscrlption by "any means. The American-Irish, at least a great many of them; look upon the war as a struggle to retain democracy throughout the world and they can't understand why the Home Rulers at homo can't drop their prejudice, and Join whole-heartedly with the democratic nations of the world to save democracy. Many meetings of Irishmen in the United States have expressed sympathy �with Home Rule and con-tcriptlon at the same time. At a recent meeting of the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago, perhaps the most representative organization of the kind in the Middle West, Mr. Quin O'Brien, a citizen of prominence, in the course of a speech in opposition to the antl-coBscripfion move�-ment In Ireland, used this language: "I am the son of a Fenian, but if-It were necessary, to win this war, that Ireland should sink in the sea alongside the Li]sltania, then I would say, 'Sink Ireland;'" This sentiment was enthusiastically cheered. Speaking of the tone-of the meeting generally. The Tribune says editorially that � "The view taken of our-duty to an ally and to the English people fighting heroically for freedom, is lofty and clear-visioned. It 'will be honored and remembered in this country, and we believe in England as well." ' change over the face of Ihlng.t In the j wosterrt'TinnP. The Teutons i;'v>' Me-velopod immense and surprising strength. It is loo oftltn over-lo'oKiil that every year Amc 700.000 young i men come of fighting age in Grrmany -and It requires a great deal of fighting to offset that numbc*;. In addition, tho roloase of thousands of Ocrman troops of various clas.=ics from the Uusslau front has brought tho German strength to.moro tlian Its former dimensions in any one field of conflict. Wliat the Allies are faced with in the west, what they nave been faced with since March L'l, has been the danger of completo submersion by (>-.'erwhelming numbers at some point of tho line. Onco a breach Is created in the Allied defences tho Hun.s will be in position to sweep forward to the Chunnol ports; it is estimated that the col-l.ipso of Cough's army was responsible for the loss of twenty-five miles of Allied territory. Only by heroic defence work and tho, splendid help of the gallant French vere the Hrllish enabled to stem thj Teuton flood that poured into the gap left by Cough's defeat. The Allied army to-day is ^ dyke against a green-clay flood that looks ceaselessly icr a chink in tho dam-a chink tJat can be widened until the wiiole structure collapses. To build that dyke higher, to place it beyond the possibility of being submerged, more , g,^.,^,^^^, , ^^^^^^^^^ Queens i ez and Victorine Faucher.- condemned human timber Is nijcessary. I t,:is r.ccepted a position with a largo! to death by court-martial on .lan. 25, What of production in such event? I Montreal firm as inb'poctlng chemist. | were executed at Nantes. I^'auco. Canada, as a matter of fact, has been Rev. R. Pettlgrow, formerly Presbyterian pastor at Glen Morris, Ont., died at Toronto. Western Ontario bakers unanimously pledged naslstanco in eoiiservntion of flour, fats and �ugnr. Mrs. Win. Aiken, of Alexandria Ray, near Hrockvlllo, was fatally burned when adding rubbish to a bonflio. V). R. Ross, of Bmbro, Is a candidate for the vacancy in tho Ontario Lcriislaturo for Nojth O.Mord. Tho Ontario department of agriculture is about, to begin a campaign for better water supplies for the country. Official reports said that tho sugar-crop In British India woh tho hlghetit' : on record, ainountiug to ;!,22!).U0O i tons. Following tho visit of tho Dominion police to Hrantford the police set out to secure tho rogiatratlon of several hundred aliens of enemy origin. Tho Drantford Gna Company has taken up tho pipes loading from the Selkirk ana finld from which citlzon.s had honied for a supply of pure gas. Uov. W. .1. Yagci', of, .Centennial Bvaugi'lical (.'luirih. aftor thre'o ypari' service in Stratford liai-; been ti'ans-ferred aiul leaves for charg'o in Dasliwoud! ; . ' ' | Spalding Dlack, son of Maiiasfr Black of tho Bank of 'Montreal, Lindsay, was thro\yn from a horse and dragged half a mllo by tho spur sticking in the stirrup. Several tons of flour, oataand hny wero damaged by firo that broke out last night in tho warcUouso of the , , , , , ,, .Peerless .Milling company, Toiwrito, Thos, H- R. Nolles, prominent Sim-1 causing a $10,000 loss." coe, Ont., underwriter and brother of the late Chancellor Nelles, of Victoria University, IsVlcad. Real estate experts estimated the fortune of tho late Mrs. Potter Palmer, who died In I'^'lorida, at between $1(1,000,000 and ?15,000,000. K. ffughes Cleaver, a young lawyer of Uurlinr^on, who is Heeve of the town, has joined the Tank llattn-Uon as a private. Two women spies, Josephine Alvar- playing at being at war until now except in the matter of sending a certain number of troops abroad and in subscribing to war funds and other undertakings of a like nature. Compared to the belligerent countries of Europe we have been living iu a land of milk and honey. Tho time has come when we must face the fact that we can no" longer ke-?p up tlie habits and practices of ante bellum times ot the first years of the war. Wo must consider the question of national rationing and the fixing of prices for all necessities. Only by such means can we send producers to the trenches and avoid disaster at home. The administration is faced with a great responsibility in its new attitude, and is therefore entitled to the whole hearted support ot all classes of the community. Toronto city council will, memorialize tlie government to abolish the senate, and will ask that wages tor alien enemies bo reduced to a parity with military pay. Authority was given by the Braut-forf\ city council to the Mayor and Aid. Burrows to purchase coal for the civic yards to tho amount of $10,-000. Tito most successful chicken-raiser in Sparksvllle, jirobably is Mrs. C. C. Hill,-who has a flock of 310 hen^j from which she gets :!00 eggs a day. She has T!)0 chickens in one : : : > > � .> � SERIAL MAIL SERVICE service is a necessity. brood. 'I'llUH far sho eggs for settings. has sold 6,000 A disastrous fire occurred at Uio Canadian Oil Company refinery, Po-trolea. T^io blaze broke out iu a tank which contalneij 2,000 barrels of gasoline. E. W. .\uabltt, K.C., advised a deputation ot farmers who were planning to go to Ottawa to nsk for tlio exemption ot farmers to stay at home. Frank Brlmnioll, sou oi:. Al>i. Urlm-mcll,,.�ot Lindsay, was pinned under Ills car when It turned turtle In Haniiltou. Me is suffering from slight concussion. Two .Mitchell young men, William Oordnor and Louis Strlokert, while working In a bush near lllbbert. found in a hollow log eleven grey foxes, perfectly marked. Elinor N. Olson, of Goodrich, .Minn., a soldier In training at Camp Dodge, Iowa, refused to stirtiiiilt to vaccination. Ho was tried by general court- martial and SRntoncod to fifteen ynnra In the disciplinary baraoks at Fort Leavenworth. � An old resident of .Milclioll Is dead In tho person of Mrs. N. SchcUen. burger, aged 01 yoars. Sho HUfforoU a fall about six weeks ngi), which was the direct cause of her death. Oiarlea Fung, iiroprletor At tlio Rrockvillo Cafe, was fined |100 or three months In Jail for dlsrogBrdlng tho order In council regulating tho serving of meals in public places. iRov. Dr. T. Albert .Moore, secretary-treasurer of the Methodist Army and Navy Hoard, expects to Bond Contributions umoiintlng to five thousand dollar.s during' .May to the Canadian Methodist chaplains 'ovorseaB. Ot the \;i5 Au'/.acs now in New York I'lO were turned over to the Britlaii and Cnundlrtn imthorltlea and will' abandon liberty loan campaign f-ji' lecrulliug. ' .; The roquesl of tho Bront farmers to ])oriiilt tho disposal of products before 10 o'clock to marchanti in order to assist production waa refused by tho Drantford city council. G. \V. Ynrker, manager of the Mol. son's Bank, Brookvillo, has been transferred to Woodatook. C. E. Bay. nos-lleed. for L'O-years on the Brock-vllle staff, succeeds him at Brock-vlllo. ' Thd Monctoii, N.B., Board ot School Tii^istees unanimously resolved tliat .In addition to aalulJing the flag In each school, patriotic lessons should be tauglit fortnightly supporting the justness of the principles tor which Great Hrltniti and her Allies are fighting. .  Every day the Germans delay their new offensive brings them - 24 hours nearer final defeat. Jupiter Pluvlus seems to want to get on the job. He is threatening. Well, we're willing. We are still expecting that glowing report of the garbage truck's operations to be issued. The delay -makes one suspicious. The order Tespecting the shipment ot wheitt stored by flour milling concerns is more drastic than it first appeared. ' "However, 'Western Canada's last worry is the possibility of starvation.^ Germany has the corner on that role. C0NSCRIPT1N3 THE FARMERS.  . As the Ottawa Citizen observes, the reply of the Prime -^inlster to the delegation of Ontario^ fai;mers who wailed on the Government to'i seek modification of the draft law In respect to young. men engaged in production on the land will doubtless como as a surprise to those who li^ve been taught to believe all along, and largely by Government ' warning an^ advertisement' in general, . that the prime need ot. tlie. >AJIies was more food or an assurance that sufficient production w^ould b'e forthcoming as to render the matter 'of "food supplies beyond doubt. But, the Prime Minister and the Goyemqjent are not necessarily Inconsistent in declaring now that men are more Important than food, Tho war situation changes from day to day and it may be that , what is considered wise and proper to-day will be found to ba of secondary'Importanoe to-morrow. Wien the administration- made its appeal tor more production and when It was tacitly understood., at least, that these engaged In farming would not be disturbed the situation was different on the western front' In France from what It 4s to-day. When the Union Ooveroment went on record during the elections. In'this way the Huns were some fortymiles hack of where iliey are now; th�. great rush on Gambrai ha4 brought ti\e British within a few miles of the vital transportation routes of the Germans in Northern Prance and the. situation looked brighter from a strictly military atandpolBt than at' any time llncp tho battle ot the Alarne. Alore-Bver. there was a generally accepted, it (nlstaken, notion that the Germans were la a bad way as regarded man power. Xo^day there has come a complete Foremost, has a flowing well, thanks to the persistency ot the Board of Trade and the Dominion Geological Survey ot which D. B. Dowling was the moving spirit in.the "West. The great artesian area southeast of the city was one of the greatest discoveries ever madd in Southern Alberta. Spokane is, going to employ three Women in the' fire department-not to teach the men to knit, hut to operate the fire alarm. The employment ot women.;in, positions formerly held,by ;men has not, come to be general in Canada or tho United States, hut it must come it the war.keeps up much longer. Great Britain arid �France havei Blm,wn how it can be done. A-young British soldier writing from Bethlehem to friends in London, 'tellt thus ot a great honor done him: . "I am-on guard at present, and it is a great honor. I can tell'.you that I am guarding, the birthplace and mangier of Our Xord. it la a wonderful pjaco, ami'r .never thought when I to read about. it that one day I should guard It. The birthplace Is marked by a 14-pointed- silver star, presented by the French Government. The stable la hung with lamps from all different countries, and they look beautiful, and, I might add, they are always alight. The manger Itself Is cut in natural rock, but marble has been put In to keep U. In good state of proaervaioiv" And it Ib an honor to be proud of. COMMISSIONS PAID ON THE VICTORY LOAN Ottawa, May 11.-A return tabled by A. K. MttcLean in paf^nament this �jnoi'nlng-glfeB'ISie amouutH as paid as remuneration in various provinces In connection with the Victory Loan. They are as follows: Ontario $430,915; Quebec ?18R,r)70; Now Brunswick $10,500; Nova Sootia $35,050; i>rlnco Edward Island $3,00U; Manitoba $43,250; Saskatchewan $;ifi,-BOO; Alberta $20,000; British Columbia ?6,C0O. Could the Canadian motorist only visit the new Goodyear Tire factory at New Toronto he would qyickly see the reason for the lower feost-per-mile of Goodyear Tires. Here is evidence,, simple and convincing, of the in-built merit of our product. The very atrnosphereof the giant plant seems vital' with sincerity. From the receiving room,; where raw material pours through in a eontinuous stream, to the shipping department, whence feave the the tires that uphold the good name of Goodyear-every man performs his task earnestly. No visitor can escape the impression of multitudinous duties mina utely performed. Inspection reaches a maximum here. Raw material-ordere.d to, special Goodyeatr standards-is keenly analyzed. Men and machines work under argusrcyed inspectors. Because our 'men believe in t,he ideal to which they build-"Protect our good name"-they welcome inspection. They beheve in making all the tires perfect. This is the manufacturing policy that has J^uilt the. largest output of automobile tires in the world. Gdpdyear'Tircs^'ubes and-Tire-Saver. �Akes'iones canbe^'obladned from Goodyear , SeYjjice i?talions_ everywhere,. IVcUfli forjli-is .cmbinn and enjoy thi beneJUs of GodcP;ear Service zvherttver it is dis-ptayed, i  . n . . . ': MADE ;