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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAKE THE LKTUiWmGE DAILY MiVY 18, 1917 Derail) O A I LY A N D W E E K LY Subscription Ral" Dally, dcllverea. .10 Daily, by mall, per year Weekly, by mall, per ytir Weekly, by mall, per year 14.00 S150 TELEPHONES Business Ofllfe j- Kdltorial Office W. A. Buchanan President an4 Managing Director Join Torranee Business Manas Dates ol eiplry ot subscriptions ap dally on address label. Accepf a nee of pape.-i alter eiplration dale I our authority to continue the sul scription. Your King and Country Nctd You Right Nowl THE PROGRESS OF THE The cabinet crisis in Russia been effectually settled with tie for- mation of a coalition Government, and a vlEoroua pursuit ot the war Is now MiUdpated by the Russian armies in lie fetd. All frciions hare lecoemied In 'lie formation ot the iieir cabinet, and iltc serious breaches ate healed. The United Slates'is planning a buga loan lo Rui- Eia. but this will be on condition only that all of a separate be dropped. The British and French on the -west front have compelled Ihe Germans lo utlliio all fhfir fresh divisions so re- cently brought up to lie front. The Germans have, used up nearly tivenly frisk divisions In Ibelr fntlle attempts 'to stop the offensive ol the allied forc- es, wllch are now lie Hin line In several places. nothing but cmvhnstiB ess of his election plea. Here Is another esample of his fforls: There Is perhaps department of he government where Is greater and fnenkiency than in nertlon wllh the administration of the ....____ system. CD lo 1SOJ. when he system was unoer tho department ot public works, tbe ruial lines cost on au avfrnce of mile. Alter he telephone department was taken from Ihe department ot public works aud put under ihe minister of rail- ways aud telephones, there Is mirk- ed'lucrease in ihe cost of conBtruc- tion. lu 191! rural lines cost per mile, in ot the last Kcni-Hl This Is a deliberate attempt to mis Ifad the people. II Is one of those lies sarui-d a tbln veil of truth. md is therefore more dangerous than in out-and-out falsehood. It Is on par with most ot the other arguments o( Leader Mlcbeiier's manifesto. Du> It renects all Ihe more on the leader of toe opposition because he Is In ful possession ot thn FACTS and he should be above the use ot HALF- TRUTHS. !T. Crawfcril. for monton South, endeavored to score a point In Ihe House list session by making the same statement as Is mads by llr. Mlcheuei In Ihe above. The government Immediately put him In possession of lie feels. In 1912, the province was in Ihe height ot Its prosperity, standard rural lines, single pair of iron wires PASSING HAH llev. K. Shearer has been an-" Dr. Kilter, the Swiss Hlnliler pointed moderator of tho Hanilllou aud London synod. Lieut. B. U. Cumpslou. Border rest- reported killed, originally with the. Patricias. The Presbytery at Toronto has 15.000 families. members. G.OOO at -sliois arc- la at tiM been ap'uoluled lnlEter >t Tlie Hague. Rev. WH. Sagcr aud Miss Mobelle :rene TKpmpson have beeu appointed o the' Methodlsl missions In Cblna. Uigda'd U open >o Internatlonll cor- respondeuce.-. Ihe Coaimerclal Cable st fork baa taaoascea. In tho recent evangelistic campalsn In Kenora the Presbyterians. Metho- dists and DaptlsU vrorXM iogel'usr. The sum of has been donated by a Methodist minister for tho erec- a primary school In Kiatlne, to the were built and the cost i fairly low. Uut In 1913. and :e then many miles ot line, in Ihe vicinity ot .towns and cities where rural lines concentrate, have been bulIL 'In almost every case a mile MINISTER OF LABOR.....; DUE FOR THE SCRAP HEAP- Tte Toronto Telefram 'Sam Hughes' adminiBtratlon of the inllilia department ,and crlticlced EUr Hoberr Borden tor keiping him at Ui HoWrt awoie. to hl5 responsibilltv asd Sam his Vootn TTis teller his company. 1 Now the Toronto Telegram hoi on thelrilfol 'HoirT.'W- Ciotberj, jnlnis'.er of labor, who much In tie ".'public eye liese days owing lo hit Xiiiiter "lact of. abllltv the 5Ir. Crotiers should go, and the .Eooner Mr. Crothers goes Ihe belter 'for Ihe political health ot Ihe Borden i Ihit. Sir. Cro- jtlers is a old gentleman aid ti'it .sboal completes tie list of his quail- tcalibns" for Ihe position." of poles in these districts are called on to carry two or tiree or probably lip.' to It'.pairs ot copper -wire. lint Jlr. Mlchener and his telephone no account, of this pensive lice In ihese conjested trlc'ts. He was told o' a case in poin1 nt Edmonton where 530.000 was spen to build ralles of line carrying li pairs ot copper wires, but he con venlently divides by 15 am gets the per mile Is thrown Into the melting no along with the cheaper lines in Ih outlying, districts, and .Mr.. Mlchener tells us (hat the cost Is {102 per mile Mr. Mlchsoer would eipecl a ralliva company lo build a mile of four-trac road'for the same price as a mile o singfo'-tnck- Taal la Mr. Mlchecer's line o[ res. >ning-.'' He does .not care about lacl: He not appear to want facts. ne ctn inlilead the people and gi Sntq. power he will do so. But we can sately U to the tnUlllgeo.t elec do'iio better than he has done so fa ae will continue wheia he in th, opposltloi -MR. MICHENER'S MANIFESTO :SADLV j: It was quite evident from the speech yrom the throne at the last session ot .the legislature, as well aj_, from the "legislation h'rougllt..down by Uie gov- ernment, Uiit an election was The government previous to elec- 'lions always get -very much interesl- ed. In legislation that appeals to the farmer, while from term to tern afier elected, their principal Interest srttn ped to be In glviqf the'credit of the lo railway promoters and InUrtsti. Edward Mlchener, election Jj" which -the '-jppcsJtiOu A cot: raise, the-cry of-'-'snap-verdict" !i" not within the memory of the pr ent ttneration. S.O-S. CAUs nnd open ItcMs loaded with tueu are uscxl by tlcnuau iUbiunrlucs lo decoy Hilled ehliiK lo heir 'destruction. aci-ordiuK lojlrlilth slilhmasters lu iwrl nt So many Gulps have been decoyed lu .his manner that Ilio Urlltsh authori- ties ordered captaliiG to pay 'no lecd. lo such calls In. certain as Ihoy uro ralrollcd by boats sent out1 to ftuccor slilps nud ukeiv Iiv 'lla- tresj. Through Ihe Joint action ot Itio Unllctl States military uutuurllles ntul tlon of China. Mr. and Mrs. Qeo. PhlHIns. ot King sle-n. have six sons m CTcr as service, while two vunser lads re llued up with the Boy Scouts. A brouie (ablet nas been unveiled iho Central Prcsbylerlan church, alt, in momorj- ol toe lalo Dr. Dick n. who was pastor -of the church r 34 years. Sir. and 5Irs. Klpp, New York, have lered their Island lioma near Can noque tor invalided Canadian sol ieri and will maintain It at Iheli wn Major Gerald Godfrey Kingston, of ID Oiford and Bucks regiment, has led of !I: ?OT "'rpe ears science master at St. Andrew's, ollcse, Torotfto. C. T. Cooney. a Cariboo pioneer, ;ed S3, Is dead. Mr. Cooney located j. the farm where he died. In 1SC9, nd was hurled in a his orchard plant- d by his own hands. The Non-Parllinnr league has decid- d so tar to contest the following con- lllupnclcs in the corning provincial lection: Nanton, Claresholrq. Pinclier Creek. Stony Plain, Glelchen and one 'dmonton seat. Queen's University, Kingston, has, ent to France two companies ot en- incers. loar. batteries and a large general hospital, besides conlriluling infantry Like other Cana- dian colleges. Queen's has- a record o be _ A soil tor J20.492 was filed at Cal eary in the supreme court liy. lilchard Allen against -vt'illlim E. Gees. Involv ng damages for-Ioss armMalleg- lo -have been caused when tho plaintiff was working iri the garage ot :hc defendant. The -TJ.S- Mil ;ib: Senator Snatroth to make army and navy enlistments equivalent for the The Methodist board of missions rill donate fJOO In aid ot the Lit Lure, UD paper jiyMiahed at 'alii ,by RoyoJ.'M. Garljellnro. Tho Brantford Y.M.C..V has secur- ed the service; ot G. II. Williamson, al present secretary ot the Kon Wil- liam bra.nchi'.as its ecueralfgeeretiry. tho American aud Canadian Humans! EurleUp-s a slop will to pul any Hal nmy be undo lo Bltlli cub bears ncross Ilio lino lo bo used no trews. This elcp was InVen fallowing onlcr frotu eomo natllcs In UosU'u to Wlu- ulprfi to brlug n imulber of cubs. Into Massachusetts. Ilolb tlic, Canadian md. Auwrlcau aulUorltles opposed lo tucU icllou. I'lio tons loutuey from V'l'm'PSS would not only bo a cruelty, but U would mean ultimate destruction ot tbo, cubs. v fat" Man., 'are la Germany, .and recently his other son was reported killed In action. Gunriea; .Clinton Thorn re- signed, bis position as principal of Scolt- e'chMl al to don kbakl, was recently reported ed On'.ar charge ot "'C rop6raliou, r, Quebec, was, sentenced to flvBlyears' luiprlsonmenl Uie In _ Mrs. Solona-n- wife Soloman, nunilecr of .the Royal Alex- andra Ihealre.'lbe-Toionto Vrrry com- pany, the Arena, 'and other mtnusauienl enterprises, at l.icut- John lle'nry Pallan, ar Ottawa boyronly son of John Pat- .on, who went .overseas last fall, was imong tie 'Canadians lealb'in France on 'May 3..4' It was declnetl'at a meeting ot re- presentative grain men and tbe board of trade executive ot Saskatoon, to send n large d'ele-allon to Winnipeg in order lo place before the grain com mission Ino advisability of eslabllsh- a sample market nt Saskatoon. "Looks Good To Me" Says the man who tries on one of our new "Pinch Back" There's a snap 'and go, to them a charm of youlh to abov; all, a style that is confincdexclusively to these Fit-Reform fcreitions.-' litReform McKELVIE McGUIRE LETHBRIDGE WE CA8RY A FULL LINE OF lor All at Is equipped willi up-lo-dato machinery and our men are thoroughly com pete at i Lo bundle any work on nay kliaJ or machinery. GRINDERS AND PUMPS manufacture arid have for sale Roller tod IMato GrluJerg Biid Deep Well Tumps. G. K1SCIIEL i of Iho Iron 1 IMIOR OVNEK ARE VUUR ENGINES EQUIP. PED FOR SPRING' WORK r We are equipped to handle all of gradf. work at a rctwnable prlct .Ic our mptlo. Wt Guarantee Our Prlcei Arc RlgKt NIVEN BROS. Phone 17J2 Potatoes Wanted CAR LOTS OH LESS be Qjod clzerf, caund slock. Phone or call al Sau'iulers Hay and Grain Co. 1221 Znd Avenue The scandal a while go fllo.OOO and now Judging trom'.iarl Jlichener's manifesto It haa and-ttat It wuat it all ti-to. leader of th I6ppoaltlon, laaued a Tolumlnoac man' Jesto to the electors of the .lie olner day. 't Above IB one paragraph from th VocumecL II li charactftrisUc ot Ih EUtemenl ot the oppolltlo jjldo ot Mr. Mlchener can produce belter argument during the neit lore jreeks thaD Is contained In menl- which the atoye a sample tiTe people of Ihis -province "will do .well to leave him Iri the opposition. Legislation In zld'of the (armeri has been the avowed aim of the Slfton for years, and every esa- jiicm hag aeen gome' newxacl placed bn the aUtnte boolts for Ihe encour- agement Of the famifng'population. The Alberta Co-dpefallvef-Elevalof Act, which; was put through when elections weruj'nol "thonghi been an unetiualled sncceas-'and'h'ae place J the farfnera'of t position to of McClong says the gov- tbpuld be returned as an ap- preciation of good legislation, partkU' srly for clv.lng women eiiual rights, Thare li'iio doubt nbout the sound of-her arirunieni. purpose ot proving home- to actual It will perinil: noKesteaJtifs to enlist witfc out-forfeiting their claims. Sergt. J, Blachtord, of who won Ihe military medal for mevl- torioDS service "in France, was pre- seited -with tie.decorallen at a par- ade of the IMsVUesim'enl, Edrnoiiton Fnslllers, and .o! the Edmonton bat- talion, reserve mllltla. The will of the laic'Sir "William Van Home bequeaths the whnle property lo his widow, son and daughter, who are namid Bequests Ihe widow ure made conditional her renunciation of her dower ghtE In estate. The B.C. government has succeeded n a technical point of order in Wiling T. J. Dowser's bill lo proviflt Inal idows and orphans of deceased sol- crs can get charge through officials Ihe papers ecessary to secure the pay of soldiers lied at Iront. THE .The Icellnt broadcast that the SlttoB gOTemment will he handsomely Alned. Wnlle there la no doubt o( tbal, all auppoilera ot efficient gov eminent fhould spare no effort to make Uw decision as emphatic as pos slble." .Leader HIchener paid' a visit ti three Eouthern ridings a lew days.agi and- the day. following the opposltloi hlosiomed out with new au lompbllei. this was the ccuac an effect "how would you like a visit Irom Mr. WIcbenerT Sn eleiator trust. inery Act has served the'-purpose of proleclllig farmera on the machinery (hey buV-, DernorislraHon farms with1 agricultural achoola in connec- tion have been placed within easy reach ol Ihe tarmera o( the province thai they may have access (o Ihe feanlts of experiments In farming methods, and Hint their eons and may be able lo secure an Agricultural education go necessary In present day farming operations. are but a few of the things the Slftoh government has done for ttt.rj Bid.-pt-th'e farmers'In session! pVlor tp'that 6f last wlnlcr, and Jlr. iiicucner'a BtlemHs to detract from Importance of the farmers' IcgU Ration pat' on Ihe books last session Hr. MIcliener la very annoyed at Ih government for holding an election I wif tlue. His anilely about the wa however, did not prevent him Irom absenting hlmsell nearly every olh day during the last session for Ih prirpoie of visiting tbe ridings Northern Alberta to atlr up politic Iii Ihe Interest of civil service r form, which-he BO ardently champion Mr. Mlchecer has as candidates northern ridings several members Ihe federal civil service. A horn stead Inspector Is opposing Hon. Uariepy In Heaver River; a post ma ler opposing Dr. Campbell In Po oka; a Dominion lands Inspector opposing Hon. Duncan .Marshall and a former fire guardian an holder of several other Jobs, Is Ing Air, "Cote In Drouard. In ft Dsir rtdln's last week exactly elevi Dominion officials.were actively efcl Ing to elect Mr. Mlchener EO to ha ten the day of civil service rtfoi that Is, lo change It from Grit to Tor Mercantile Co. For the benefit of its Creditors Lieut. Stewart Scott, of Uie Winni- cg Grenadiers, the only son of It- R. colt, Winnipeg, presldent'of the Scott mil company, .was awarded the Hillary Cross for holding an advnnc fl post alter his commanding officer lajor Heron, had been knifed In action t the battle ot Vlmy llldgc. Although New York has. led cvcry Billy Sunday revival in Ihe country In Iher respects, the collections have leen disappointing.- Even Boston and Buffalo did belter. The lotal offerings, aken In the labernaclo.. and nlpno- rome meetings were Re ore Ihe revival began was raised, making a tolaV of and leaving an ciperise deficit of MONUMENTS Headstones ami Crosses of every dcsci'inlioii maclc to order. GET OUR PRICES AND SEE OUR WORK BEFORE YOU BUY. omoienU] and Cut Works SUITS 1JOOTS AND SHOKS HATS AND CAPS S1IIKTS SOCKS HOYS' -SUITS HOOTS AND SHOES. li AND ALL KINDS, OF ELEC. TR1CAL' VVORK. W.L. McKicnzIe