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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR TUB LETHBIUDGE DA1UY 1IEIULD 1 1, .MU 1 ll, ttb: Ictbbrfoge ftevalb IctbbrftQc. Siberia DAILV AND WEEKLY -l Subscription Rales: Dally, delivered, per Dally, delivered per -year by mail, per year Weekly, by wall, per Jl-W WceUr, l'.v mall ptryearto U.S..52.00 TELEPHONES iiuslnoss Office Edl'.orlal Office A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrir.-s Ii'isinm Manager its honesty and progressiveufss (or a coterie of gentlemen whose tualu bust iieas In lite KCeuis to bo lo Into power uot that they may NMIer the mditioii of uttairs in the province, bul it iliey may enjoy "the fruits ol 1'remtcr Sifiou lias followed tie Iso course; H was well known iraufibout the province thai Ihere as to be on ejection at an early ate. To have made the rarapilgn a ong-Urtnvn-out affair would hive serf' no vurpose nnJ might have reacted o the disadvantage of people at who have shoTvu uo signs that hoy believe it Is "lime for a chanse.' t Ls TUB duiy of the yeonla to elect legislature. After they iava done hat. -it tho government gives ent administration, liiey are more ral in business o( lie war. Ditcs of eiplry ol subscriptions IP peir dally on nddrers Accent ol einlratton dite Is our authority to iHWtiuw Uio sub tcnptlon- -antJ Cotnlry RigM Now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Tbe Britiih ajid continue to luurMsa iie-'r (a-o5 ou lh" western Iroat In spite of tlie seveie counter-al UcV.s by toe perfflans, am whicii alwuvs sccoaplished will iroat slius'r.lir ot fUEUiy troops. In Iho nieziUrne a glimmer o! 'aop shtaus in the Ru'ss.inn sltualio that ite connictia? fuetlons may b tbie 10 uuite In coalition fi juenl, nnd that the breathing spell a the front caused by delay of milllar oiierations throngb spring freshets ma be sufficient to bring about the uece tary unity .which will present a soil [ront when thejGermans again com incnce their acfiviiy asainsl the Ru Eian trpops. The interesting announcement Wfl made .yesterday that U. S. destroyers had Joined the allied Beet in Europe) Ther ic co-opsrale wll the allies and it Is staled lhat the e tire U. H. destroyer-fleet is to cros the Atlantic. PASSING FOR TNE BUSY TELEPHONE SYSTEM EXAMPLE OF EFFICIENCY It has been a favorite with, the opposition press iQ some actions'of tuu ii.-oriECC- !o "loie a ill" O'Ji 'of'the telephone system vhtiiBver.-'lUu-as Ml convenient :o up feeling against Iho govern- The" telephone system Is the irovfnre's one great public utilily aid he people are proud 'of ItJ Partisan criticism by those 'vho Know prac- Ically 'nothing about Ihe immense capacity the plant Is-Lot to be seriously. During, [iasl session of- the legis Islnro we bad a telephone scandal. H had to no with obselete telephone which had been used on light construction in the earlier days ol tho system. had sold the surplus Flock for what It could get lor them, losing about 20 on the transaction. Tho ss had this IDE'S boosted lo.520.oD each and.Ihe iota loss..boosted to the 'hundred thbus tail of dollars. Now 520 would have boasht ol thcso but when this 'was pointed out to-the opposition did "luey apologize or.admit they had been -mistaken? Xol on your life- Tie besl they would uo was to gmdg "Ingly admit that the loss might jus as.well have been hundreds of thous anda instead, of a few Tba St. Hesia hotel, of Montreal, is la the nanilB ot liquidators. A. J. Ballour has notified Mayor Church that ha will vlsil Toronto on May 23. Otis II. Alusworth, an old and highly respected resident of Guelph, and a Civil war veteran. Is dead. Dlshop Uldwell will be Bishop of Ou'.irlo lo succeed the late Illshop Mills at Ihe synod service ou May 22. Tho permanent flrenen ol Belleville who have been getting a salary of 560 per month, have petitioned the coun cil for an Increase lo J75, Major Maurice K. Wldoiaan, who as four years adjutant ot tho 30th 'ellington Hides, dlcl in London on [ay 9 of wounds received lu action. Montreal and Ottawa Presbyterian ynod will ihc_cencrnl sscmbly In favor of having Iho as embly meet but bace erery three cars. Gcorgo Itocnllr, former chief clerk Capt. George R. Claik, command ut at Pearl Harbor navfll station arrested at Honolulu charged PREMIER SIFTON "PULLS A BONER.' Now we have reason th Calgary opposition press Is so pefcved Et Premier Silton over the date of the election- ft Is because he did not tato the opposition papers ol the city of centrt; ol enlighleu- confidence aud.leU.lneni a few weeds' afread jusl vrhen he In- tended to exercise his prerogative and Bel the date" :of the" election. The News-Telegram plainly states tbat centre of enlightenment kept In the dark. For" this Premier Eifton should fa down to bit ler defeat. It was a tactical blunder on Premier S'.ftoa's parl that lie did not wire- Je'3 the opposition press of Calgary city of i conole of weeks before he brofce the news to the ignorant public outside. H was most corulnljr due to the centre of enllghtenmeut. Ana as. for Bpriiigiug Mrs- Nellie on centre .0 a faux pw r Sirs. McClung comes from Edmonton .'and ot coxirse, for. her to appear on '.the" nlalform before an audience Jn cily of '-.with Premier Silton was most Tlie Calgary .News-Tele so In these words: By linking up Premier Sifton ant -WrV. McClung llie impression Is :icnl out into Ihe country that all Hi -women of centre of en behind Ihe Sllto government. We. thank the News-Telegram to --flatting UB poor "hlckE" In "the coun ...try" down this way, wise that Calgai >Js Ihe centre of enlightenment. "Cei [ire. of enlightenment" should abou the list, unles.i H Is adde that Calgary Is also tlie centre of U Ansnlne industry, being about mldwa the Pacific Ocean and th KJresl Lakes and q.uUe close to ihe Dam. R. Blewetl. K.C.. a prominent Slraltord lawyer, U dead. Tho Canadian club ot Medicine Hat aas been re-organlxcd with H. S. Ire- land as president. Samuel L. Smith, aeed SJ. cred'.'M as being the first autuuiobllo maker In Detroit, Is dead. St. Catharines In thrno days savo'KlS.OOO for Ihe Patriotic and Red Cross funds, an average ot 53 per head. A 21-fool highway was ordered by the Ontario railway board for the fivo miles ot Ihe Toronto to Hamilton pro- ject nearest to Toronto: Canadian Coal Fields, limited, of Toccata. Is the ot a iiew com. iwnr, irhlch has been granted Dowln- ion charter. Us authorized sbar'q Six cents and costs was Iho Judg- ment against Xorniau llapgood, for. uicr editor of ilariior'a Weekly, who vas QVicd Washington. IXC., by Henry Lano Wilson, former am- bassador (o Mexico, who asked dam- ages ol Tho Action tor libel upon an article dealing wltu tlie killing ot President Madero. Queen Alexandra'attended a Cana- dian nittliiee at ills MnjMly's theatrr. London, lu old of tbe Ulluded Soldlen' hostel. Four hundred Cina- dlani Blled the pit, aud Ihe remainder ot ILe house racked.. Over two Ihcufiaud dollars raised' by'auc- tion ui pictures durlug 1hc Interval. PICKED UP Trew Mr. Justlco Myerslwa aupolui-' cd rhalrmon of the board'of concilia- tion >7hlch yill (hqulra Into tho dlffer- between the Winnipeg. Klrect y company and Ita eniployeea. Isaac Pltkludo, K.C., reprc-seiil the company and D. Campbell tae men, Windsor council authorized tho cit> solicitor lo apply for Icglslnlloirtm povverlug tho city council to pass by- ot tho ejectors by vote of nil members of Iho cpuucll to borrow sums necessar> tor municipal tlealing in food Bin fncl. Tho elected by llio Ontario Women's Liberal association for HID ensuing year oro: President J. A, McDonald; first vlco-prcslJcnl, Mrs. II. Carpenter; second vlco-presldenl, Vrs. O. 0, Uudiay; Ircasurtr, Mrs. Itoss Stewart. One huudre4 .thousand Winnipeg cltlieus and rUitors, II la estimated, lined tbe ou Sunday lo view thn procfsslou of veterans of Iho sent and foruer campaigns, on the oc- casion of Decoration held under Ihe ausplcea ot the Army and Navy Velerauc of Cauda. Nearly 1.800 of the Fair- banks-Morse Co., Ud., Including about SCO n-oinen wwe laid ofl ludennllely. This forco'comprised tho night snttt ol Ihe company'a plant, fc'alluro lo socurn anticipated contracts (rom the Imperial maaltlou board -Is given as Iho for allowlus ta nany hands lo go.: v Hemm's Auto Livery Hour ServlM Capable Phone-ISfZ Hotel nail ni 11' showed ihlt slipshod methods ol Ihe department and Ihe government there- fore ought "to be fired oct of hand. Bui It has yet to be proven tha ia lEelhotis of the -administration o he telephone department are hod. Tho opposition has had plent I npriorlunHy lo show, It it could lat the department was not hein roperly.conducted- and was not gl' wha'l licy had a sigh o We maintain, an we have had-considerable.esperlenc 1th telephone systems both private! ad publicly. ownedV that the Albert ovemmehl' telephones system give- good jserrice any private: waed- sysienv on'the" continent, that t gives It' more cheaply considering le'-immense. area served, and that It indre anxious to extend the ser- vice to ouilying districts where the, etnras cannot be eipecled lo be so and There the cost of mntnlen- nce is greater, hut where the need s all the more pressing. There has been some criticism in he'southern part of the province that he service Is slow on long distance. This may be so to a small extent, itit the volume of long distance toll business has reached pro portions owing lo Iho prosperity rhich has burst on the country. The department -would have been ready :o handle this had It carried out lib espionage.' Ja.ODD. Canada trill.not be ill a position lo build ships for at least two or hree years, said Mark Workman, resident ol Iho Dominion Steel Cor- poration, giving scarcity of steel as he chief cause. Alphonse Bilodeau. a contractor ol Shcrbrooko, and his son and nephew, are charged with, arson in connection with fires In the new Presbytery and Catholic church, for which Bilodeau had a contract. Bishop Rogers Israel of the Erie. Pa., diocese of the Episcopal church, IBS been ordered lo duty in France. He had offered -hts services In any capacity to tbe' United States mlll- ary authorities, and will probably eo with a Red Cross unit. Charged with embezilement ol J. H. -Curryer, former man- ager ot the Purity Oats Co.. at Daven- port, Ohio, Is" under'arrest, and has lurned over to the company JSS.OOO in life insurance policies and in other securities. Two elephants escaped from a cir- cus at Defiance, Ohio, and-slampeded through the farming section doing con- fences and young trees. The beasls "were finally round ed up by circus men after an.nll-nlghl hunt. Chas. P. Tatt, son of former Presi dent Tafl, has enlisted'u a private In the artillery. Taft Is only. 19 and I was necessary for him to oblain con sent of his parents. Robert Tatt, his brother, failed to obtain admission the finny on account of his eyesight the Chalmers Presbyterian church, and formerly o[ a, and J Several ol tie picture theatres In Chicago havo placed placards outside Ihelr fronts static; Ibal all soldiers and sailors ot the U.S. in uniform bo admitted free during the war. Because he fell asleep In .New Yuik Ihegtru and-snored loudly ivheri "Tho Star Spangled Banner" was be- ing played, Isadoro Uosnansky opened his eyes wide In police court and won his .freedom by EaluLlug.thc. flag. Thomas D, Xeelamls has been re- elected president ot the Canadian club of Xew York.' Other'officers arc: W. Tyrie Stevens, firat vlce-president- Hogg, treasurer; Kills J. Dosart, secretary. Diving front a height ot fifteen hun- dred feel In one of Iho new giant airplanes of the U.S. aviation .'ser- vice, valued at f Pie. Ranton I. Merrill. 22 years old, of Lockport, "C.Y., and Pto. Anthony P- Spllena, 23. f Roosevelt, L.I., were instanlly klll- J at Mlneola. Ixing Island. Tire men took the machliio wlthoui icrmlsslon and lost cbntrol when eet in the air. ?A "SNAP VERDICT." Quo Calgary opposllloif newspaper lirMls..lieciUEe Premier'Slffon has llOTriri.tUe oTftnple all the other mro- jvinecs in Cnnada but oat and has .t provincial election'during :x oihflr.Calgary.oppoSi'tlo.T capper a acrcam because It clalraa Hrtlon Is plinnly trying to gel Tlj "snap lhal he should Lave: Ihe date c. cnuplo ot monlha away Older (o give the Tory politicians 'iijmo lo vrork themselves Inlo a Jrenz? stir up a turmoil. .Taking the twp logfclher we get an of Iho klod of criticism which fotnx to bb hurled at the govr.rn- nent for the neil three weofes. Cdc- Ijstniidfo crltlclBrn Ihere will he none, opposition Jias nono lo offer, ;Bul of.abuse, mnd .slinging and yltu construction programme, but consld erlng the high price ot labor and ma lerla.1, especially copper wire, this would have been Inadvisable. Ho ever ive pelUve officials ot the de- partment can show that In comparison with the lines available to carry the Ihe' system over the whole province, 'a'.-.d especially in tte south Is carrying a greater volume traffic than over was the case here tqfore.'. efficiency of .the plan ia growing In splto of the fact.lha j many of Ihe experienced men hav leavlni; their (laces lo b filled" with men who bad to be Uugh the Alberta has a right to be pioud o her Lelephpne system. II Is a mon .incnt to stovqrnment ownership. Th administration Is aclnated Iiy the sam characterize? the me iplrll; at Ihe heaS o( privately owned syi THE CANADIAN SANK OF COMMERCE SR EDMUND WAUER, C.V.O.. U.D.. D.CL. rVa H V. F. JONES, Au'l Genl UOHN.ArtD, 9V.C.BKIWN, Safe1! W Urn AL PAID T RtsatVEFUND. THINK WELL BEFORE YOU SPEND Each dollar saved will help Canada to do her share in the .War. Interest allowed at 3% per am Savings deposits of and upwards at any branch of the Bank. 5W Lethbridge Branch-- Brymner, Mgr CLOSING THE WE CARRY A FULL LtNt OF Makes Engines. Our plu! equipped with ajvto-dale machinery and our men 'an tiorougtily cooipelenf Ufhandto aa'y work on any Viud of, machinery. AND f We muuficttre'and haro for sale Roller end Plata Grlfidcrs anil 'Deep -Well Fuuipi. G. KISCHEL LesMe of the LeUbrWje Iron "Works'; DRAYING PhOBM IMS or 13SC Turner Office at VeiiMtYi 410 St. E. Ferguson, production .manager o tie Canada Fufnilure llonufacturew imlled. have enlisted in. the Wocd lock militia regiment Frank Whelpley, who during the past few years'.has been .assistant manager end Inspector of lite Cana- llan Credit Trust 'association, Imited has been appointed assistant director ol "C" unit ol.the military lospitals with headfruar- ers in Lleul. C. A. .Wells, Eon of Ihe late 'rat. Wells, formerly principal Woodstock college, has fallen In action at Arleui. After lils" father's death In Woodstock, bis mother was principal of Jloullon Ladles' college n Toronto lor four years, A gold, rosary.'said lo be 500 years old and distinguished having teen blessed by three .Popes, was stolen -with olhcr Jewelry valued nt J5.000 trom Sirs. Itonert Crespl, nl Coala Rica, at New Yurk. An-Italian" youlh Is under arrest charge'd-.with the theft of the jeirelry. I Two-hundred thousand men have' applied to be enrolled officers In training tor the U.3. army. Furly thousand is the number required. Of- ficers In training Till be paid per moiith if Ihe bill which has passed bolh liouses Is approved by Hie prcal- dcnl. WesterR Mercantile Co. For the benefit of its Creditors Everything at HaJf-Price MEN 1500TS AND SHOES II ATS; A SIIIKTS SOOKS CAPS WOMEN SKIRTS DKESS GOODS BOOTS IIOSK IIANDKEKCHIEFS I service ot the least possible cost- Compare Iho Alhcrla nyatem ait It afanda today with the syslen a (aken over from tho noil -Tclophrme .Company on April 1, 1908, and you lyJll be of this facl. It Is announced lhal 'J. Loudon, Ihe Dulcli foreign lalnlnter, acting In co operation wilh'the Belgian relief com mission, ha3 appointed. Michaels van Verdulnen, a foreign oflice official, aa director In Holland ot the. Spanish- Netherlands coramiltee. which Is sun- crvising the Uelglan relief work. Meeting Informally, Stratford city council decided to amend the gar- bage by-law so that hereafter churches schools, Ihe O.T.R., llie YM.C.A., the V.W.C.A., liulillf: ullllllea, co-.inty nnil government will be Included CHILDREN Ihern bo plenty. We be greatly mlslaken It Ihe liard- people who ccnstlluto Ihe Prank Bio ot IhlJ province, cast Who Eald II couldn't rain In South era Alherla? cenlre ot enlighten meal Te gods eti Mile fishes'. It like, another year In Southern Alberla. Will II bu three In a row? The Liberals ot Cardslon district Martin Wool! lasl.-nlehl, end they will elect him or-June'7, In the taxation. Heretofore slltntlopa hare oiemfjl. in. r.isldo a government iirovea There Isn't any rjucstlon of doulil o[ It, HOYS''SUITS BOOTS AND SHOES (jirKLS1 STOCKINGS GIHLS' SOCiKS LEAtHER GOOPS SUIT GASES PUP.SES POCKET -ROOKS British Canadian Trust Company Attignee CARPET CLEANING VatuBD CIciniDi in al! U: branches.-. WlLL HAYTER 1101 lUh St S. Phona 1NO mm OWNERS ARE YOUR ENGINES EQUIP- PED FOR SPRING WORK We an well equipped to handle all klndi of repalra. High grade work it price la our motto. We Guarantee Satlifactlon Our Prlcei Arc Right. NIVEN BROS. ZI6 First Ave. Si Phone 173? Potatoes Wanted CAR LOTa-On LESS Musi be statk. Phone 732 or call a1 .Saiiiulers Hay and Grain Go. 1221 2nd Xvenui The Hudson Ante Lirery A blc Cylinder 'jrip car. (tas ol lie twst' Blwt comfortable cars .city to rlda la 'i, COUNTRY. Rnldcnce- Phaiia NJfM.-- Day Phone, Palaca i I try "Meet u> at th. Palaeja." DRAYING Or All Kinds WesternTransierCo. Limited P. R. Freight thedi Offlc. 11H Stables.......... f ANO'ALf _ WORK. W.L. McKenzle Co tfT ft CLKC- I RK. I I WAV., I m Hiito livery CHALMERS Pharos .blwiki 717 BQULTOffS -AlJtO iuyERY t't' r i1 .'Knrw .'ir'. have ;