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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THK LEfHHRtDGE DAILY HRRALO MAY Derato ilberta 0AIUV AND WEEKLY PrMflMort and Publishers LlTHtMIDQK HERALD NO LIMITED Ml PtMldent and Managing Dimeter fokfe Torrance Business Manager TSLEPHONE3 Office 1353 Wltorlal Office 12M Subscription RatMi per week per year by par year by per by per year to I IMMIGRATION AFTER tMi Whole question of Immigra tion nfter the war so far Canada has been time and time again since the war broke The Financial tluows a new light oh the problem In a re cent editorial article In which hey quote from nn Address by Sedgwlck before the Royal Colonial The Post says Thoro is more than one opinion as to the prospects fof Canadian Immi from the United Kingdom and thn Against the arguments of national world need tor and Increased labor forces as riU tlie returned soldier Is bettor the result of military activities there n Canada tnan in any ether part are the contentions that destroyed j tho ia tlle opinion of communities must be that who spoke last evening at Kuropean nations wNl restrict annual district meeting of the Addressed Meth odist District Meeting on Soldiers Problems Drxtei of expiry ot subscriptions ap pear dally OB address Accept of expiration date Is our authority to continue the sub THE PROGRESS OF THE Terrific battles for the possession of Hill one of the defences of Mont have again been tak The French at present Hold the and the Germans have conducting terrific assaults for its without The Austrian offensive against the Italian front is expected In creased activity is noticeable from day to day on this IB NOW UP TO ALBERTA Fuel has Issued an order that all users of coal in the West must this year pro Tide not less than half their supply from the soft and subbituminous coals of There is to be no more all anthracite coal so long as the war is The Herald Is naturally pleaded at this for we believe that at of the success of the cam paign for Alberta coal for the West can be traced to the agitation carried on through these columns during the winter There remains just one thing to be done to make the campaign a auc and that is for our miners to work steadily so thatproduction will the IWhether this can be accomplished will rest greatly on tho officials of the miners If it is as necre of the local union told The Her ald the other that the union of ficials recognize the need for the greatest possible tonnage in order to hold Manitoba and if they can prevail upon the rank and file of the miners to avoid needless the coal mining industry in this province can be placed on a basis where within a few years it not need to fear competition from the anthracite The success of the campaign isin the hands of the miners them and we sincerely hope they be brought to see what it not only for but for the general prosperity of the whole of WOOL SHORTAGE HAS EFFECT ON Warning is being sounded by the allied governments against wool shortage and against the use ot an unnecessary amount of any kind of cloth in making garments for the Nelson 80 far no one has sounded any warning against the use of superfluous yards in the manu facture of mens clpthing because modern men have always succeeded In keeping within an entirely reason able limit in that We are be coming accustomed to food rationing and whether we like it or not we mutt come down at once to something of the same for Those who follow the edicts of the Paris dressmakers are already planning frocks from yards of Wool shortage and several other kinfls jf are back of this new Already the fashion designers are learning the lesson and women will henceforward go about with the straight being lit erally translatedmeans a shortage in Hollanders are wearing slip pen with cloth tops and wooden soles W8 on this side may display with prida homemade slippers whose tops were secured from what was left of grandfathers great coat after several garments had been made for the The slippers in Hoi Jand retail lor the equivalent of a ptt In our money those who UlU vfry The rfch o according to a great Dutch ara wearing sabots be cause of the shoe They are thus setting an example to the poorer people later ou will be obliged to return to A prominent alderman wears sabots although nu other part of nia even to the high ia gration nnd that funds will not bo available for In view of these circumstances there are a num ber ot Interesting phases of the sit district of the Methodist held In Wesley In deal ing with tho viewpoint of the return ed aoldlrr Morrow took a most uation dealt with in a paper reasonable view of the matter dealing recently read before the wlth d charged men In Canada some of whom are able to taks up Royal Colonial in which he Rives reason why we Britain must take care to be better prepared for peace than we were for Sedgwlck argues owing to the cessation of emigration since the outbreak of the war and to the fact that a large number of the Belgians who settled in Britain will i there is difficulty here take up permanent homes there the i are certain classes of civil population of the United King who from a sense dom will be about half a million i p or Uncupa their old others being incapacitated and others who have been acfufstohietl to live in the open nnd who must now take up other Morrow has great praise for the training schools established PICKED UP PASSING greater than It was before the even allowing for the loss of of the men on active Further from the labor point of view he con tends besides a million tens of thousands of persons who were either in receipt of poor law relief or were idle for various reas ons have become wage earners and he lays stress on the fact that the introduction of new machinery for munitions and other which will then be available for ordinary blllty will not or cannot attend these This constitutes a very ser ious Morrow thlhlts that the men who return may be briefly classes as those who arfe capable of earning a livllhood nt their old occupations and those who are He also mention ed tubercular problems and in this re spect mentioned how much better the men In the Caukdlan hospitals are than in the Imperial It IB a big thing for returned men From this line of argument it is I iti ivt i j s i will represent labor ji01 8ettled back nto civilian life saved to the extent of another half Morrow Some of tnese have had someone else to dj their thinking for tWo or three years and feel quite at saa for a Then again the returned sol dier has a changed outlook on his men are closer to ho has come into a higher plane of liv and the great thing that France has done for him is to kill his selfish Then for a long time he has an unsettled feeling coming from that conflinual state of expectancy that he unconsciously adopts over Community Morrow spoke a few words on the community commending them but dispelling the idea that the soldiers have any wish to withdraw fro mtheir He also mentioned the scheme providing for a soldier to borrow money on unen cumbered At the conclusion of his excellent address Phillips asked if Morrow had any Idea of the number of men who would be incapacitated for Jlorfow replied that the per centage was small and that men class ed as such improved greatly after their return to Another question that waS asked was if there were any clearly defined requests made by the returned soldiers of the Morrow answered that any sug gestions made by them had always received He haid one of the aims of the Great AVar Veter ans Association was to see that fair pensions were granted to persons phy sically He thought that the country was doing every thing in its power for but at the same time remarked that British subjects have liberties that at times must be paid but that all things being equal the Veterans had the pre Questioned as regards the attitude of soldiers towards the church Mr Morrow thought that their outlook was broadened and that the prayers of one church were aa as not difficult to arrive at a natural Roughly If all the military forces of Great Britain are turned free to seek ordinary oc cupations there will be a surplus of a million male workers and a million female workers In Sedg wick puts it thiis As the wealth of a nation must always be derived from labor and the and the land can yield ngtlrlng without MI GRATION IS TO THE FUTURE OF THE so far as Great Britain is concerned will Can For a few years at least the movement will be to the Dominion which is in the best position to pro duce foodstuffs and that country will be Canada with its great areas of fertile grain lands and its compara tive accessibility contrasted with South Australia or Certain it Canadas position in the Empire after the war willbe stronger than ever and with a flood of new immigration applied to our vast resources we should be to shoulder bur war debts with out serious effect on our Winnipeg is having about as much excitement about civic strikes as Cal gary used to have about oil Canadas Red Triangle campaign was a huge Nearly a million more than was asked for was Kaiser Karl visited his Kaiser the other dpy and now Austria Hungary is being told just where to head in Did you take back your surplus sugar and flour yesterday If you did not you are liable to a fine o Dont be a Heres the newfood order Only sufficient cane sugar and flour for ordinary requirements for a period not exceeding 15 shall be in possession of any Peoples Forum one church were as good as ano Queried regarding any question of unity in the churches he thought there were too many denom An expression of appreciation thanks was moved by Cragg and tendered to Morrow by Rev Communications under this heading must bear the signatures ot the TRYING TO GET OLIVER May The Dear have just read the in quiry of in yester day evenings regarding the possibility of Lethbridge being favored with an Evangelistic campaign by my esteemed friend French one of Americas most distinguished Evangelist and together wfth Ills splendid party of Christian work who are now in the midst of a great campaign in In reply to Westcotta and others Inquiries being will that Lhe pastors of the different churches liave had a meeting to consider this matter and arrangements are being made just now for Oliver and Hemmlnger his music and choral dir ector and another member of the party to make us a visit on a Saturday even ing in Hie near as a sort of in troductory Hurvice looking forward to the I will aay that I have been acquaint ed with Oliver for the last four teen years and know considerable about his especially in tho mid dle Western and am very glad to say in caau Lethbridge is no favored as to obtain his good nurvicea the city and community will ex perience one of tho if nut the greatest event of its history and will never Uave reason to regret the in vitation extended him to eburphua will be stronger uud May Reuters Ot tawa discussion of the finance bill in Bo nar chancellor of the exchequer saltl that the question ot raising money in the near future had not caused him serious The big loan floated January of last year realized while the war bonds started last October and these savins certificates had produced to April He was not in the least despondent about getting the rftqulred money in this way des pite the recent falling off in subscrip lie was considering stepit for the stimulation of this form of cam The discussion showed that the budget was well The chan cellor indicated no change in the of Port died suddenly at Kingston after arriving with the tug Laura Urave from the head of the moru agressive HRI the community clitaner and a better place to in if lie and the people stand by him in I shall be pleased to mitel and con fer with any or by phone pr oih who may be interested in a religious awakening of this Thanking you Editor for Xiid courtesies for giving space in tho column of your splendid paper to this ijurtuut and very worthy Very Toronto tribunals nxempt about 10 per of those Montreal rtl to tax a proposal The province of Ontario has passed Us objective in the iied Triangle cam paign of by Per graduating nurses were presented With diplomas at Mi chaels hospital at McPArdran has been el ected President of the Association of American The trtica Hairy Board of Trade offered boxes ot cheese at 21 I innipegs gift to before he returns to France on May will be a brace of Eleanor a doaf died of injuries as a result of running in to an automobile at The driver was exonerated from Fire In one of the sheds at the plant of the Monarch Lumber M11I8 at Portland caused damage estimat ed at Captain Archie who was wounded by shell fragments on March has sufficiently recovered to take Bellevilles assessment for 1918 is an increase of over the past The population has declined by m Kitchener chapters ot the Daugh ters of the Empire and tliu Womens Canadian Club decided to join the movement for the erection of homes in devastated Thirtyfour factories have already signified their Intention of joining the InterFactory Recreation League of the in and around Bijant Two men named Barrier and Reg na lost their lives while canoeing on a small lake five miles south of Red on the Grand Trunk Rail Canada ranks third among coun tries in the world In the number of motor vehicles owned and more than cars being In an increase of 100 per over last Eight soldiers were killed and 26 injured at Columbia when a wooden railroad coach filled with members of the infantry over a trestle at All of the men were ifroija BcJfttttferti I V Railroads in the first three months this year earned only as compared with in the same period last year making a loss to the government under the system of common operation of about Baron de oldest inem bor of the iFreitch chamber of Depu is I Henry Edward who resljjrned recently as Chief Secretary fdv Ire has boon There were 180 marriages In Win nipeg during For the first four months of the year there were Miebec started to levy a new tax on fish caught torpurpoaes of conductor on the died suddenly In Detroit of heart Argentine Government has decided to buy worth ot railway material In the United States and British Mission to headed by Sir Maurice do who has been for many years In the Diplo matic has A steady stream of suspected oft breach of the Idleness con tinues to flow Into Winnipegs police Over TtO have been Harder ot pleaded guilty of a charge of attempt ing to bribe a member of the Army Medical Board and was fined and sentenced to one day in Ontario theatreowners will contri bute to additional In license fees this according to regulations Issued by the Provincial Treasurers mimt Richard of has been appointed acting chief game in spector for British He has been a game warden since f Thontas disappeared on March 20th from on Algomn Central and has not been heard from It is presumed he was killed by Emperor William has countermand at the Popes orders he issued for the seizure of all or gans and metal fittings in Belgian Four men alleged to be members of a gang of box car much of their lootbeing were ar rested at Salt Lake Polije place tho value of the freight stolen at up wards of Places in the United States ingthe name or or cities or towns having streets so may be required to to or other Acting Parks Commissioner recommended to the Board of Con trol in Toronto the appointment of forty temporary employees in the Parks Department at a salary of per The men are either return ed soldiers or seasonal ptoVlncet to to very materially tho noreagti undoV crftfr tfils An of Hydro lias been promised to Chatham as soon tho Olilppawn Falls gen erating plant II Alonzo of one ot the most residents of the cottiily of died follow ing mi at At two hundred and forty men Walked out at the yards of the Great Jvakeft Shipbuilding Com Government sieSmer bo fore reported disabled in drift ice off the Cftpe has not yet made General Sir William formerly Chlof of tho Imperial Staff at may supceed Field Marshal Frenctt as Commander of the Home Escape reported at Buffalo from an of three military sent Sroni of Albert Oil lett arrested ns an ellegetl de serter from London Fourteenyearold Romeo Farnwr in charged with connection with the Peerless Milling in Major for two years assldfr ant provostmarshal tor t Mili tary has ttocn transferred trt 12 with at A barn belonging to a residing in Thurlow town was destroyed by fire through tho upsetting ot a A Was Edmund seventeen old was sentenced to the Pen I ten tlary for two years today by Judga Dowsley for burglarizing three in BrocltVllle a month llncirien who were on strike Were ad van red a cent an hour and othpf Hn workers half a making thl scale 47 cents and 43 centa retpeo Having sold the Balmoral Hotel at Montreal for Michael Mac Donald wns on way home with money when lie was waylaid by a man nnd a woman and struck over tin head THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR H Mtnattr SlH JOHN General Mmaair Supt of Cwrnl WeMm MONEY ORDERS For small remittances use the Money Orders issued by this They are payable without charge at any Bank in Canada except in the Yukon The cost is as and 3 cents and not exceeding 1O 30 PLUS REVENUE STAMPS Lefhbridge The Emergency Brake in Business Practically every business firm carries burglar and accident What about Financial Insurance protection fund to provide ready cash when sales fall of for collections are slow Start Put part of the yearly profits in a Savings Account in The Merchants this Reserve Fund of undivided profits will be instantly available to carry the busi ness safely through any financial me MERCHANTS BANK Head Office OF Established LE1HBRIDGE MONARCH NOBLEFORD Acting Acting the kiddies Its the little ones shoes that tell the story of dollars spent for How they Six weeks and the expensive little are Racing up and down the pavement skipping rope climbing here and there the ordinary soles wear out in no They cant go through Rinex that Rinex doubles the wear of the kiddies shoes and that means Rinex will keep the childrens feet Rinex will help to stop the aches and pains in those tired little legs that come from a hard days Rinex is rubber and purest of rubber scientifically combined with fibre that gives long life and holds its own shape and helps the shoe to retain its correct Rinex soles are water proof Be sure the shoes are Rinexed and have their old shoes resoled with You will be surprised and pleased at the Be sure that Rincx is on the It insures SolM and guaranteed by Canadian Consolidated Rubber Limited Head Office Montreal Wettern Brftnchei i Utbbridge 6 ;