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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT ^HE LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIERALD WEDNESDAY, MAY 22; 1018 Prof. John McNeill One of Them-Is of Moderate Tendencies Bolfast. May M;r,iilo G. Mo- Bride, widow of M:\io\- .lolin Mc-nrldi-wlio wns oxccutiMl ill May. J!'It".. for the pnrt tiikon by liini in iho Dublin uprising on K:ii^'^^'''''^'-^^^ '".y^l^^ourfs.rrAvssa'yirm'flr. 150.000TOMS JANUARY. 58,000 TONS FEBRUARY, 100.000 TONS BRITISH LOSSES f^QljrPUT SINCE 1914 11 1? IS i ^ ^ I L L ^ 2nd 3n) llS IOI5 2.-�J 3r0, trial size Sr*. At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit-a-tivcs Limited, Ottawa. HUNSUBSIOCKE ,yp IN ZEE n m �' London, May 20,-"Tha recent fine weather," says an official statement Issued today by the British Admiralty, "has enabled constant air rcconnaisances over Bruges and the ZeebrugQtj-Bruges Canal to be made and photogrnphs to be taken. The results show no chanRCs have taken place since April 23 and that a greater part of the enemy's subfViarlnes and torpedo craft bases'on the Flanders coast has been mobilized at Bruges since the Zee-brugge blocking operations," ENEMY EXAOGF.RATJON OF LOSSES PROPORTIONS OF IX>t5SES INFtlCTID ON U-BQAT5 2nd 3rx) i�ie �1917 3rd Ath Quarter HOW THE BRITISH NAVY IS DEALING WITH THE U-BOAT. Official diagram of losses and gains issued by the Admiralty.-Literary Digest. mm] BOY BIG IMPROVEMENTS FOR U. S. RAILWAYS ! "Washington, May 20.-Kearjy a billion dollars win be used by the nation's railroad^s tiiis year for improvo-.-iients and equipment, according to a budget approved and jiublifhed today by the railroad administration and Riithoriziug Ihe expenditure of $P37,-'�^.'i.dOO. The total capital expenditures approved, which amottnt to a'p-pro.ximately three tiniee as much as e:;pended in any one of the last three years, provide $440,071,(1(10 (or .iddi-tions and betterments, such -as stations and other property Improvements. ?4T9,GSi;,000 for equipment and $18,203,000 lor extensions. ARE ASHORE. ADDITIONAL SPORT PENEIRAIEO10 THE IIDLINE Paris, May 20.-Artillery actl-vlty neaif Hangard on the front line before Amiens is reported in today's official statement. Northwest of Rhelms a French detachment penetrated to the third German line, taking prisoners. ? ? ? ? > ^ioet in the Red Cross rooms. United.-Monday evening 8:00, .Social In the hall. Tho t.-vthors will entertain the hoys. Wednesday, prayer meetlnB. Thursday evening, senior PINS FAITH ON [CRAWL STROKE U. S. Jackies Will Be Taught to Swim By Using Uniform Style SEED GRAIN REPA\TVIENTS BY FARMERS � TO GOVERNMENT MOST SATISFACTORY Ottawa.-Repayments on seed grhln and relief advances made to v.-�?stern farmers by the government during the season of 1915, have been very satisfactory.  ^ The following statement, showing sectirlties taken, repayments made, and balance still due up to March 31 of tho prosontyear, speaks for itself. Seed Grain Relief Total $7,r>60,'760.71 ?4.74S,S4G.li2 ?12.301).�07.3(; 5,017,148.14 Securities taken............ Repayments of principal...... Balance of principal' outstanding March 3L 191S........... Interest payments to .March 31,'18 Total 1915 Repayments to March 31, 1918................. 2,543,612.00 348,873.42 2,358,353.30 2.390,493.32 100,711.05 7,375,501.44 l,9:U,105.n2 51S.5S7.07 nholi* practicn. ' Friday 4:ll0 p.m., Junior choir prjit^tlcG. St. Cyprians.-Monday 7:30, I'sunl meeting of the boys, 'iucsday 0:30, Junior auxiliary; 8:00, Intercoaalon Korvloo; S:.'l'i, Teachers' meetdv,'. Thursdiiy ;!::!0. Women's nuxlUary. No choir practlco thla week. St. Marys.-Mbntlay 3:00, W. A. TticsdRv oveiiInT .S:00, Toachors' NKU'tlng at the SI. AugnatliiB'b church. Wednesday evening 7:15, Hoy Scouts at Wostminstcr Kynuiaaium; 8:30, I'arochlul association. Thursday !i;00. (}. A. Friday 4:)ri, .1. W. A.; S:00. Intercession, service; -8:30, Choir practice. baptist,-Monday 7;!',0, Canadian Girls In Training flt- tho y..M.C.A.' Tueadny nft*n waters received last night by Frank JI. Warren, president of the Alaska-Portland Packers' association {rom the salmon steamer Berlin. ?1NN FEIN DE1V1ONSTRATI0N Dublin, May 20.-A Sinn Fein dem-'Diistration yeBlorday at Cooto Hill, East Cavan, was attended by six thousand persons. Among lie speakers were two prleste. The Sinn Feln-ers bore a banner Inscribed "They may kin our leaders, but they cannot kill the Sinn Fein." THIS WEAK, NERVOUS MOTHER TeUs HowLydiaE.Pinkham'� Vegetable Compound Restored Her Health. f hiladelphja. Pa.-"I was very weak, always tireiJ, my back ached, and I felt sickly most of the time. 1 went to a doc1;or. and he said I had nervous indigestion, which added to my weak condition l^ep worrying most of tho 'time -end h� said if I could not stop that, I could not get well. I hoard {lomuchahout LydiaE, PJnkbam's vegetablo Com-jound iny husband wanted me to try it :[ t�6k ft foraweek and.felt a little better. I kept itupfor three months, and I feel fine and can eat anything now without distres36rriervoa3ness."->Mr3. J. WoRTii'LiNb; 2842 NorthTaylor St., Philadelphia Pa. / The majority of mothers nowadaya [)verdo, there are so many demands *iipontheir,time and strength; the result Ib invariably! a weakened, run-do*v'n, nervous condition with headaches, back-sehe, irritability and depression - and Boon more seriona ailmenta develop. It is Btsuchperiods in life thatiLyWiaB. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound will restore a normal healthy conUJtJon, 'o� it did to Mrs. Worthline. WILEY DELBERT FREEBURGER Wiley Delbert Freeberger. son of W. C. Freeberfe'cr. a prominent merchant of Enchant, has received special honors at Hill Military Academy, Portland. Ore., where he Is lattendlng school. The young man has* been appointed trumpeter of the military academy and received his detail to the staff of the cadet corps at a special patriotic ceremony last week at the acadeihy. During the recent Liberty loan rallies young Mr. Freeberger was one of the official buglers, acting at the request of the official Liberty loan committee. Each day the young cadet took his place in the balcony of the Liberty temple and sojtnded forth the call for the patriotic meetings. During this campaign when about ?2o,000,000 was raised for the war work of the Allies several Canadian and British army officers who ha,d been in service In the front line trenches gave inspiring addresses that greatly influenced the Oregonians to give liberally. The spirit of patriotism is encouraged in the Hill school. Many Canadian officers gave addresses to the cadets at the half hour patriotic exercises that are a feature at the school each day. The boys recently were addressed by the repre-sentativis of the British-Canadian recruiting mission. So greatly were tho visitors impressed with the good work being done by the cadets that they presented the school with a handsome Union Jack which now la one of the cherished possessions of the school. The presentation was made at an impressive ceremony at which the boys sang American and English songs. Young Mr. Freeberger received his honor because of application to studies, excellence in drill and good deportment. He is doing so well that he will be in line for office next semester. Several other Canadian boys are attending the school and are making gppd records. Hill Military Academy has several graduates who are officers in the Can-a'dfSn and English armies and who now are at the front. Xew Haven. -The "crawl" baa been adopted as the uniform stroke for universal instruction in swimming classes in the naval training station.^, Walter Camp, general athletic commissioner of tlio navy department commission on training camp activltleo, has announced in making public a simple course af swimming lessons which he has de-ylsod as a ptirt of his plan to teach the aquatic art to every sailor in tho navy camps. Two drills are Included in Commissioner Camp's course; the land drill ! and the wpter drill, respectively. In both, he says, tho "crawl" should be taught as he has found It to be the most satiafactorj- for the development of swimmers. He also makes it clear that there Is no departure from this routine until all have thoroughly learned how to swim. Land Drill to Learn Stroke. . The land drill is mainly to train the men in the proper way to stroke. It consists of standing erect, heels together and with arms sideways at sides. Raise arms to level with shoulders and then bend them forward from elbows to right angle with upper arm, bringing left arm sharply down to the thigh. When this point is reached jthe right arm describes the same movement, while the left arm la carried upward and sideways until it reaches a position at right angles with the shoulder when the stroke is completed. The right arm stroke is exactly the same. Continuity of action Is vital. . Entar Shallow Water. Iii^the water drill the pupils enter shalTov.' water. Each man assumes a horizontal poeition, face downwards, his hands'supporting him. The legs are held as near the 8Urfa",e of the water as possible and not mora than four inches apart. The legs mu�t have free action from the hips and should alternate continuously In- quick shallow kickfl. After mastering the leg movement the pupils are grouped into teams of two. The first man grasps his partner about the hips,'-giving hln^ the nocossary support while tho leg and arm actions are used together. At the conclusion of a reasonable period the teams ehitt positions. Commissioner 'Camp points out that the drills are as easily adapted to the instructions of civilians as. sailors and that a lev/ lessons should make every manund woman, lor that mat ter, an ab!_9 swimmer. OIES EN imm. Pittsburg. �^tay � 20.-Sixty-Ihreo black ainr charred bodies lay today_ In the temporary morgue at' OaUdale, near here, whors on Saturday the high explosives plant of tho Aetna Chemical Company -.vaii destroyed by a series of e.xploslons. Ninety-four injured were being cared for In Pittsburg- hospitals, and officials of the forapany said, that 212 of the total working- force of tho lactory liad not yet biien iici-ouuted lor. ECONOMIC FUTURE GERMANY DARI^ Amsterdam, Jlay 2Q.--(Via Reuteri Ottawa Agency.)--At a meeting of the farmers' leagiie Of Munich the well known Bavarian OKricuUural leader, Dr, Helm,, somberly pictured tho ccoilomlc future of GermanV stating that the etpck' of (jattle had been depleted and the spll exhausted. It was aelf-docoption to believe that pre war conditions could ever return. Rebuilding would take decades and Germany would be unable to export the goods needed. Some salvation lay between tree trade and compulsory state control, Dr. Helm opined. Aylmer McKay, six-year-old son of Koltli McKay, a teanigter cmpl-yed at I'HHondale, wrr' ^ov^OOd lu the( CO' milllam i-lv�(, THIS IS NEW PERFECTION OIL COOI^S.TOVE WEEK-MAY 20th to 25th ' YOU ARE INVITED- ' \ YOUR dealer invites you to see his tii.splay of New Perfection Oil Cookstoves this week. He is co-operating - with other hardware, furniture and dcpartmi^nt s^tores all over Canada to demonstrate to your satisfaction the convenience and economy of cooking on the New Perfection stove. 3,000,000 homes are using New Perfection Oil Cookstoves. That means a saving of millions of tons of coal. It means a saving of time and worry for 3,000,000 housewives. You, too, can banish nil drudgery of ,coal, ashes aiid kindling from your kitchen. Use the economical New Perfcction-^the stove that has m'ade kerosene the ideal fuel. . Your dealer will demonstrate this week how the Long Blue Chimney is necessary In correct oil cooking'-' how \t burns up all the fuel cleanly and gives greatest heat. ' - The New Perfection Oven bakes unusually weM-gives you a complete cooking-devico for year-round service. The Cabinet adds to the appearance of the stove and is very coiwcnicnt in many ways. Look for your dealer's window display this week. RoyaUle Coal Oil gives best results. BRANCHES CITIES ;