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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TUB LKTHtmiTKiE DA1LT HERALD TUKS1WV, MAY ia. 1917. (ID: ietbbtfoge Siberia DAILY AND WEEKLY -Subscription Rated baJlr, (weeK Dally, delivered per year ......55.00 Daily, by mall per Weekly, by mall, JVeckly, by mall, per year lo THE ROOT OF THE MINER'S The Board of Trade did right ta im- pressing on the Dominion government the acuto situation being predicated by Ihe (allure ol ifee coal operators end Honors.ia ftstee, anil Iho reault- aul cloRtaE mines. The onlr criticism la that the telegram soltlng forth coudhtpns was no; half sirens enough. It over there was a time when Can- ada could not afford to have KM coal TELEPHONES Business Office 125! Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan FroEldent and Managics Director John Torrance Business Manager Dales of ol sBbscrlpl'.cM sp Dear dally on address label- Accept- ance of papers, otter eiplratlon date Is bur authority to continue the sub- scription. Your King and Country Need You Right Nowl miners it Is now. We do not presume to lay the fault at the door ot ellber Ihe miners or Ihp operators The operators, looking to the luture, when labor conditions will be more normil. feel Impelled to Osht against a continual Increase in wages which can only result In an Increased selling price of our coal, aud bcnco a nar rowing ot tha market which they have UP PA G THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR .The grave internal situation eilst- Ing in Russia, in which the liew pro- visional government is being jeopar- dized by the uprising of Ignorant-but ambitious (actions of the radicals and the irorklns people. Is having its direct and Tecy discouraging effect on the from the slandpoint of the allies. The RusFlaos have been unable to conduct aay major operation ol any llnd on Itelr war fronts tor a long time, and just at present a Russian offensive on the northern front or on m. big scale in the Caucasus could not fail to have its effeclt on tie cam- paign in France or on the activity of tho'Turfcs in the near cast. The betifr element ol the working people in 3 Ela. if premiums, ultimately-, will be 'able to bring order out of cbsus fifiu establish some sort of co-ordlnallon with tbose other leaders who are working, for the regeneration of the nation, and consequently will be en- abled to threw off the Influences which arc deterring Russia In her shara ot defeating m Lhe war. The allied offensive on the Treslern Iront is making progress once more, paiDE being announced on both the BriUsh and fronls, Tbe ril- ol Bullecourl on the llirnienburg Hpe may now be said to be definitely Sn: the hands ohthe British, after bard tenting. Is arm on n erf that Lhe allies have taken a total of prisoners on the western front since April 9th, The reorganization of "the Brlllsh adrm'rally to more efficiently cope with the submarine menace, Is under way. Btrlrtnc (cr years to p'Jsh ther and farther east. On the other hand, the coal minors look at the continually advancing, prices ol foodstuffs, clo thing and creryiblDfi they have to buy, and they cannot Lo blamed if they mate every effort to protect themselves against tbe Increasing cost of living when making a new ngreement. The result fs chaos and obstructed production In the coal fields which furnish fael to Western Canada where the Empire looks (or so much ot the bread sniffs that we needed to win tha war. There fs no use In looting further la Hon. T. TV. Crothers, minister ot labor, to settle tho dispute. He hai shown himself, utterly incapable ol miking an impression. Tho bungling which attended his attempt to settle the strike during December under tha old agreement was enough fo put him In lha discard as an arbiter. To The Herald there seem lo be only two ways open_ Either the EOT oinment must take over lha mines and operate them, or they must re- move, the main cause of A Baa well has been struct near Port Stanley with fiow ot a million feet a day. P.' McMshon. Yorfc Mills, has turn- ed over farm of 93 acres ot the War Production club. Hon. D. M- K.C. former fpeaVcr of the 11-C. legislature, -his beeu appointed a Judge ot Iho court ol appeal lot British Columbia. 1'Lre did damage to the eiteut ot J350.MO In the Clufi works in Tor- onto, Spontaneous combustion is be- lieved to hare been the cause. State Senator G. J. Anderson, ol Pte. Fred Newton, son of John New- ton, the postmaster at Cnvan, Out, was killed, lu action. The Dally News and Ihe Journal two Chicago papers have advanced their prices to two cents. S. J. MoorV, prominent Toronto business maivwas eU-ctcJ president ol the newly organltod I'arkualo pro- vincial Liberal association. Salaries In tho civil service are to be Increased, and it will be possible for tboso tn class III. lo passed Into class II. .by recommendation. Dr. McAllister. es-M.V.. was uombi- troubles the food prices. tented Itself with appointing commission lo Investigate the In continued advance The government con creased -cost ?I The only thing the commission has done 51 WHAT'S WHAT ON THE; FILTER CONTRACT? The people of LethoridgQ would like an from the cllj- comraisBioners 25 to ltd status of ihe fillratJon plant conLracir Tie progress made on COD- ilrucUoti is far from sallalacLory; la 1 there' an'r hope lhat the plant will be completed thla or Jn "lime the bleb water ol next- sprigs? Is a jverslslenl icr-ort on the streets! that If the cbotractlDg com vavj vants'io retase to continue con. si I on IhlB.year Ihfty may do so as there Is nothing to the contrary In the contract. Is --this correct? The ratepayers hare a to an far has been, to pile up a bil of expense which Lhe people have to pay. Meantime rood price hare increased so rapidly and Lo sue dlrry heights that the grain and food exchanges themselves bare tecom panic'ty ore." an nave closed or curtailed trading The! acUon is in no. war dae to any go- eminent Interference, if the Drimln ion government, when the sltuatta commenced to al'aacl attention a fc months ago, had taken a firm stani had fallowed Ihe lead ol the Molhe Country by appointing a food dfcli control food prices, there woul have been gome thing defiftlta In which to base 2 wage flcnriule, and thoi-e Is no doubt the mines in this dis- trict would hare been working today. But the, government has allowed prices to run wild, and today the west's coal production Is at a. stand- still It Is now up to them For sottle- ,eut. It must be settled without de- nutter how drastic the action 'bite Sulphur Springs, well fcnoiru for ihu Pomcious by onUna. died in E Sau Fraiicheo bos- the Liberals ot Klugs Queens, Hal after a surgical operation. Brunswick, way homo. Arthur Fuller, aged 16. dropped! eail while playing with his brothers ear Stratford, though apparently In ood health to the last minute. monla. Hamilton board of control author- zed the purchase of 500 bags of po- atoes to be furnished lo an equal umber of citizens at ?3.S5 per bag. The national parts in California will thrown open for cattle and sheep razing as an emergency act to rease the output ot food, wool and rather. Columbia university bas conferred e degree at doctor of Jaws upon Jarshall JoHre, the RL HOD. Arthur Balfour, M. Yivlanl and Lord CUD- Iffc, The International Association of 'ire Chiefs Indefinitely postponed its annual convention, called for Jackson- ville, Florida, lu October, because of he International situation. The honorary degree ot doctor ofj aws was conferred at Ihe annual con- vocation of McGill university upon Hon.. PranrJs L. Carter-Cotton, chan- cellor of the University of British Co- James Vicary, G.T.R yardcnasler at St. Thomas for 40 years, died lolloiv- three days' Illuess from pu Tho ShlpbulldinR Co.. Lid. will within the nesl few weeks the manufacture oi ttc-lgiitc tonnage at Wellaud. Twenty moro.Amorlcan teachers and missionaries have arrived at Berne SwilzerJand, from Turlw. on their Olbers ware expeelci PfoL TVilllain Fox, of Princeton university, has been appointed to' the chair of claries In the Western unl- He was forro- ind Is a Cana- verslly at London, Ont. erly at Brandon college dlen. That Lleul- E. D J- Fallls. son o Rev. S. Kallls. of have received a-decoration M lie uai1 lived. Is the information.written lii a letter by Lieut-Col. J. W. Warden. Ttcne head of tho French mission, paid a visit ID his famou countrywoman, Madame Sarah Bern hTirdt, who Js convalescing after he operation in New York. Detroit nnd olher Michigan cltle win nave to pay of Lhe J50 war tai which cougress pro- poses to levy on the automobile Indus Iry, Alderman Reid, of KlLchene alleges that Ihree other alderrnen. o fered him financial Inducement if h fould vote for their choice for clt necessary i be. Sol IB worltlQE lor the farmers these days. hnswsr _ questions. CKOTHERS 3NUBBED; HE'S A PROCBASTINATOR. "UTien the naUer ol nnancia, grants to asalst the provinces in eslabMehlng and maintaining technical schools was being dlsctSBEd .In Lhe House of.Com toons Ibe other day, Hon. Mr, Croth trs ajiiweretl LcmleuT tba 11 would Impracticable to do thing BDlll after the1 war! Ing tin. Lhe debate the There ia sUll lime left In which to plant.a few rows of spuia. beat .the H.C, of L. Lethbrldge's water sonply Is a good advertisement on "why you should r.away trom A bag of Huns In a month on tbe west front, good nunt Inj. Now If Uie would only spread tbefr net Inalead ,o[ quarreling among a -discussion ot Lhe nobject, Sir George Foster acting premier, mored an amendment slat- Jnf (JhiC, (he. gorernmeul should deal the subject "at the earliest EXjca thai mean this Sir George was asked. i "It mar mean this he re- Thus poor ]Hr. Crothers wag cruelly snubbed by I lie leader of the house. IIJB a Tray CroiTicra has, this put- ting off unfit "some more convenient Eeafon" fiction on troublesome ques- tions, lie would IreaL technical edu- cation as he does oil matters relating to Lhe coat of living. Theao arc troublesome (jucslJong; why worry about them when they can be overJ Perhaps they will seLLle thcm- aelrcs somehow. We wonder, though, If Mr, Crothers proposes to deal with food supplies and prates as be proposed yeiUnlay (o dftil, with technical wall Itlil'.-'after the war" 'bolero LaX- Turin and Iron Springs arc going lo buy jnolpr trucks to bring their wheat to the railway. That apsats well for the prosperity of lha district and for tho need of more railway lines. London presbytery, meeting aL St. Thomas, aim Stratford presbytery strongly disapproved of any suspen- sion of the Lord's Day act undec Lhe guise of palrioUsm lo lielp farmers producb more. nepresentalive K.rby, of llllnoli, in urging passage of his bill limiting shoe heels to one and. one-eighth inches, said eighty per cent, of Lhe rejections ol army applicants were through foot troubles, 'inherited from mothers who wore high LeelE- Alrss Hughes, daughter of Sfr Sam H.ijenpj; is one of 30 girls in Tnnd5ay, who banded together to take the places oC men wishing to enlist, Miss IluEhes, since her return from the south" has been serving In a gro- cer's1 .sliop In Lindsay, OnL The Japanese Steamship com- pany, operating lines of steamers be- tween the Orient and Seattle and Eng- a profit of in ha six months ending April 29, It vag announced at a meeting of the directors 1ft Tnfclo. Ths STE'- legislative step toward con- servation of Lhe nation's food re- sources and a long advance toward an abso.ntelf dry United States" was laken by Ihe U.S. senate In approving 3S to 32, an amendment tti the ad- ministration espionage bill forbidding during the war Lhe use of cereals or grain In the manufacture of Intoi] eating ra, John P. B, Spain, the 16-year-old who wag to have been hanged for the murder cl a farmer named Vincent and his wife at. Stonewall, Man-, win escape the gallows. The youth or Ihe boy fs the only extenuat- ing clrcuraslancc as never In Great Britain or Canada haa the death sen- tence-been Indicted on such a young .criminal. The boy's father 1s at the >ont. There liavc been many peH- :Eoas, and the maLLcr was discussed IQ the House of Commons. Mr, and Mrs. G corse Day, ol Trei ton, OoU have received a cablcgrai Elating their daughter, Nursing Slsle Edua Day, was one of the victims q a hospital ship that was torpedoc by the enemy way from Malta Sound for strangulated hernia. Thoug In his 1Xrd year Senator Sproule wit stood the and is res ing com Her. C. W, MUfcneU, of-LennoiTlll Que., the'-past two years h; been a chaplain With, the Canadla forces, has died of wounds. He was graduate of Lennoivllle uulvcral and had held a leaching post lu En land. Providing (or the ever requirements for ocean tonnage, I Canadian Paclflc Ocean services is T ported to have purchased an oce vessel of tona capacity for 1 sum of It Is now und construction at a will be delivered In July or August No grain will be used for making Intoxicants In the United States dur- ing (bo war. This has been decided, The Canadian government however doea nothing like thla. Why? J WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF Repairs for All Makes of Engines. Our plant is equipped with up-to-date machinery and our men arc thoroughly competent lo handle any work on any kind ot machinery. GRINDERS AND PUMPS We manufacture and bavo for sala Holler end Plate Grinders and Deep Well Pumps. i G. KLSCIIEL Lessee ol tha I.eHibrldgc Iron Worts, DEAD (Special to the l k, U. C., om Vancouver today conveying UIQ d N. Hanson, tuio tlif oldest resMeuis of Hist Koot- ay had itasscd away, cast elootu over ilie entire city. De- jised liad bceu fiuffcrloe for the st couple ot mouth a from cancer the sfoaach and rc-in to Soap LaXo ceaUy. whtte ciycrl medical aVtets- im was consulted. from tho latter ace he went to e end came peacefuUy. The late r. Hanson was born in and mo (o thla txuinlry some forty j-eats o, ecUUug nt WBU. VjUcro cu- LseJ cxteuslyely la farmtup and jilt tho famous Was a hotel, a sum- er resort kuowu throughout British oiunibla as second to none. About Yea years ago ho disposed, of tb.o usfness (o au English syndicate and oved to Cranbroofe whcro lio has .tensive Interests. In 1911 ho en- iged-Ju (he garage business and built Q ITanson Mock, wlilch slanils to- ay as a monument of his flrai lie- ef In CraubrooX. Ho bad under tho building of a first- ass hcHel here, which would haro osl approsfmately Deceaa- d has served Ivro terms as aldcrmau f the city of Cranbrook. The- reeu- r monthly meeting cf (bat lo'dy Is ailed for tonight, but nn Bdjcurn- ent will bo mado as a mark of re- fect to Lhelr fellow councillor. Ho avcs a nephew, Carl Johnson, the my known rcIaUvo in thU t this writing [t Is not known vhe- her the body will bo forwarded hero Or fnlerment Hour tervlM Driven 1J12 Dill" Notice to Farmers jThe jirlcp of Cream ha4 advanced 4c on and 2c oil sour. ARE NOW Per Pound Bnlter Fat 4fic 1 Sweet ;.43cNo.2Sweet 1 Sour 3Sc No. 2 Sour IP the highest price In the province, We vtUl pay for each shipment and pay nil express Crystal Dairy Ltd. LETHBRIPCE I Perfection Wire Stretcher and Splicer Don't Iho wire. don't jo slack when machine Is removed. TV. G. Weeks says: "ft is tie only thine thnt will mako the olu fsnce as good as over." MANUFACTURED BY C. F. TOLLESTRUP, RAYMOND, ALBEUTA THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SK EDMUND WALKCT. C-V.O, LLD., D.C.L. HV. JOHN A1KD. Ccnat V.C. BROWN. Ccanl W SAVE YOtR MONEY and thus help Canada to do her share in the Great War. INTEREST AT 3% PER ANNUM ON SAVINGS DEPOSITS OF. AND UPWARDS AT 'ANY BRANCH OF THE BANK. Lethbridge Branch- R T. Brymner, Mgr. Just because the fair board fs 13000 ''In tlie hole" they needn't BO to Bleep With a HUI9 effort that 13000 might be wiped ott Ine slate Ihla year, IcaT- Ine erefythlp: free for a good atari Ih Mi. ftn Independent Journal's 'opinion -o< .Hon. T. W. Crothcrs. A gaptf papers hold opinion only Ihcr daren't ex- prtis' it thef dfd H would be aa iilmlMiOB of fict Ihnt Canadl Mf put hare had ntllonai of bualoefli Sir QcorgQ Foiter had accepted ot the wcstem for thla test's wheat crop at fl.TO ho would have laved tho Instead (it that ho start- ed talking a lot of hlghfalullng non- sense that didn't mean anything and tlMn't gel nlm anywhere. Grant IfnJI, general manager ot (he C.P.K. western lines could not but have been Impressed by what he taw .on bis trip to Turin the other day, IjOl us hope Iho Impression ElicM until tamers In lhat part of Iho country are supplied with transpor- tation wlilila reasonable hauling dls- Uact. AUCTION SALE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE On Wednesday, May 16, at 2 p.m. AT WILSON'S AUCTION GALLEKIKS DOMINION BLOCK Having removed the conlenls ol collsg- on Slxtn Street Sooth, I will icll tho following: 1 brass bed, spring and mallrcaa; 1 v.-hltc enamel bed, aprlni and mattress; 1 white enamel chiffonier; 1 natln walnut chiffonier; 1 fumed oak extension table; 1 set mission oak JIncra; 3 grass chairs; 1 hall mirror; occasional ccnlro tallies; J couch; odd rockcm; 2 waeh elands; 1 kitchen cupboard, glass front; 1 kitchen cabinet; i aldcboard; 1 drop head Singer Sowing Machine; 1 music cabinet; Inlaid linoleum; 1 refrigerator; 1 3-burjier oil stove; 6 odd Diners; 1 oil healer; 1 kitchen table; 1 (fan rango; ricwr 1 Wilton nqiiaro; 1 Brussels Snuaro ,5jtl2; 1 glrl'd raincoat, almost now; dishes; kitchen utensils anrl mmy olner articles. i I WILL ALSO OFFER SUBJECT TO A LOW RESERVE BID, f UPRIGHT PIANO, I SQUARE PIANO AND 1.ORGAN. TERMS CASK, W. L, WILSON, 1043 OOOD8 NOW ON VIEW Moist Warm Air FURNACES .YO.U WIUL SAVE.IMONEY. BY PLACING AN; ORDER. FOR YOUR FURNACE NOW' SUNSHINE RADIUM COUNTRY WOHK Alt THE DIXON SHEEFMETAt GO. REAR STAFFORD BLOCK, mm OWNERS ARE YOUR ENGINES EQUIP- PED FOR SPRING WORKT We ire well equipped to handle ail krnde of Hloh grade work it nitoiublt prlco Is our moHc- We Guarantee Satlifjctlen Our Prhet Are Rljht NIVEN BROS. S. Phorw 1712 FOR SALE 50 head ot Cattle, coaprlilnc cholca milch cows and hplfen. Some with fcalreo at toot, and otherfi due lo calve shortly aad several nice yearling hellen. All youne stock. APPLY AT Barn 239 151h Street N. or I72J Ave. A. N. 1556 Potatoes Wanted CAR LOTS. OR. LESS Muit be .lied, v Phone 732 I _ Saunders 1221 Znd AvenW The Ifajipi M Lirey A ble Pit CTllnJer T car. One of the Hwt iai comfortable cut cOtj rtda la. COUNTRY TRIM PREFERREA Day or Day Priont, Mt.- ul at tin Pt DRAYING Of All Kinds WesternTralisferCo. Limited P. R: FralgM PHONM- Office 11U Stable. MM SHORT TERM LOANS 1 may be obtained For Farming Purposes to finance, Scasoii's opcraiiftna, jby foirm- (ivr, Credit Swietv under I AND ALL KINO.I; OF IL1C- TRIOAL WORK. W.L. McKenrie CD. PHONE air 711 tri An. f the Socletks 'formed under' the will Assistance from the Province of Alberta Autolivepy OVERLAND AND CrlALMERt CAhe NIGHT A'N'D DAY Phone Clerk, 717 10M Jail iriformallon Trrllc nt npnly to W.'V. Dfrmtr Provincial Edraonfon. BOULTON'S AUTO uyEkY We know the country We hive had the niwrltnu. It paid for. 'TRY ui.' ;