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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, MAY 21, 1917 letbbribue Detalb ictbbribjjc, Hlbata DAILY AND WEEKLY I leadership has no place lu a govern- [meal thai hopes for Ihe solid weight ol public opinion behind any sort of conscription. Subicrlpllon Rates! delivered, per week Dally, delivered per year Dally, by mall, per year Weekly, by mall, per year iy, by mall, per year lo TELEPHONES Office 1252 KdUorJal Office ls W. A, Buchinan and Managing Director John Torranco Business Manager If Uiere are alien enemies at large who miy vole at election, te- raember that Ihev are under tbo con- trol ot thB.Donlnlon tovcnimtnt. Even Ihe opposition press ol Cal- centre oE cannot find much Premier S If Ion except the old time-worn argu isenl ot the "snap S. Bacon Hillocks was very loatho to resign as federal candidate to run W. M. Davidson lu Noith Cal gaiy. The Moraihon speaker of the legislature will bo sorry alter June Dales of.eiplry ol subscriptions ap- pear dally on address label- Accept- pace of papers atter csplrallon date Is pur authority lo continue the sub- scription. Your King Country Need You Sh'l Ncwl ,THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Tho offensive which has been re-op- ened by the-Italians on the Isonio front Is once a sain claiming attention, and EQ successful baye the Itallai been'In1 their'new movement that the evacuation of-J.hc Isonzo counlrj- by the civil population Is already Bating place, and the Italian forces have ad- vanced to withln-12 miles or less ol Ihe Adriatic port of fall of which is Imminent. Another campaign rhlcU is also at- tracting attention now is that ot Ihe lilies in Palestine, where the Turks are rapidly being "driven, out. and the forecast is made that Jerusalem wi be freed from Moslem, rule Jn June. The Russians are also becoming ac- tive In Rumania and In Ga.lcia, and German attacks on these fronts have betn repulsed. AcUrllT- on the western front during the past few days has been confined to firing off severe attacks made bj the Germans. These attacks have In- come to caught.' The petticoat thal's the sneer some Tory Journals are throwing at the women of the province who on June 7 casl first vole. Wo're sure tho ladles consider it highly com pHmenlary. Probably wo can't do much to re- duce tbe high cost ol bread and flour but concerted effort wisely guided will reduce the cost of potatoes, vege- tables, milk and many other com modules, Cardston constituency Is stronger for Martin Woolt tfian ever. The dis trlct Is united. There is nothing o the factional fight this time, A TVoo.f Tvlll represent Cardston in the LOT legislature. The Calgary Herald says Premie Sifion sang his "swan song" at thi Colgtry meeting. We might Inform the Herald that there Is a close sea son on swans Cor ten years, anil Inal they are long-lived birds. Mr. Slitoa is good for ten years at least. At New York Mr. Balfour was greet ed with true American ezprcssions such as boy, 'alta "Good for you, old man." and BO forth, Mr BiJfour may non" be desirous of be- coming a closer student of the Eng- lish language as it Is spoken on this side of the Atlantic. UP PA SSIJVG r011 THS AN INSULT TO THE PEOPLE OF ALBERTA Sir Robert Bordeu has dispatched Tlobert Rogers, manipulator ot elec- tion funds to Alberta to settle Tae coal itriie. His action Is, In the first place, a tacit admission that Hon. T. W. Cro- thers, minister ot labor, Is not the proper man for Uie-posftlon he uolds. Tie Herald has ield Ihat opinion all along, and expressed It tlmes-vitbout number. Sir Robert Borden's action, in the second place, serves noUce on rte West that" he is ever resdy to foist on ns Robert Rogers, manlpuli. tor of election-, funds, man -who jiSKled some J7500 from the treasury ot Manitoba for eluEb. funds to be used In corrupting the people of that pro- Tlnce Tor party purposes. The premier's action in sending Rogers to Alberta Is a elap lu the face for the people of this province.' How mach longer sre we to ba Insulted by haTlng this corruplor of gorem mcnls flung at- our heads? What In tbe name of Heaven, does the fitst minister ol our government think we In Alberta 'are? II Is a sldtenlng Eight and one that trill not add lustre to the came of Robert Borden. How about selective conscription of wealth? WUl Sir Thomas now bring In an Income Tax which will mako big Incomes pay in proportion to what is paid br those who go to fight for their country? Let selective conscription bo enforced, but let it not be tinged with the Uint of class legislation. Premier Sifton received a royal re- ception in Calgary, the hot-bed ol Toryfsm In the province. The electors of Alberta 'are becoming more and more convinced that Premier Sifton occupies a high position as a states- man. The legislation which has been put Into effect during his regime him as an'able man and one worthy to guide the affairs of pros perous Alberta.' The federal government will espend F300.000 Lu developing Iho lignite Gelds ot Saskatchewan at Rev. Canon Harringtou, z. Anglican clergy mau, U dead al Ottawa. The head ofllce ot the Catholic Mu- tual Deiieflt association will likely moved from Kingston, wliero U has been for twenty years, to Montreal. Edward Word, of Brandon, who en- listed as a private with tho bat- talion, has won promotion to the rank of Kcutennui (a France. The Oeath occurred ol ot Lorue's best known and most highly respected residents. In tho person of William MilLer. aged 79 years. H. A. Des Drlsay, of Vancouver, has heen awarded the Holmes gold medal Tor the highest In all sub- Jecls forming tho medical curriculum at McGill university. At a mass meeting of bankers, fin- anciers and members ot the defense council held at Great Falls, subscrrp- tiona were made to the Liberty loan bonds to ilia cite at ot U Is understood that Edward Deck. editor of ihp Winnipeg Telegram, who Is now in Montreal, will resume the editorship of the Tatler; which he founded as .BccK's Weekly, a few years Ago. General dlsannameril ol Germans in the United Stales has been accora plished. Federal and police officials nave" been Instructed to arrest any German found With any klod ot fire- arm Ic his possession, Stephen Sfgurdson, one of (he Icelandic pioneers ot and one test hnown of Ihe Norse- men of .tbo province, died at Win- nipeg of hemhorrliage of the bralu, aged 53- Capt. tas heen a resident o[ Manitoba for 41 years. H Is reported that the Canadian Faclnc railway, because ot the short- age of .labor, has decided upon an effort to secure.Austrian lalior from ternment camps provided that gov nment arrangement may be made this effect. Roger Dandelfn, a French-Canadian ed 16, said ta be from Montreal is found ou the traces-near Klein _, mangled ty a train. He was ought lo Toronto and boih'arms hat be amputated. U fs (bougbt fie .1 from the bump ere of a (reign rain. Raymond Lclghlon, OC Savonna C., returned soldier, honorahl; icliafged, was nominated by ac amation as standard hearer of tin ibejals ol ths Cariboo district, am iDdldatc against J. T. Robinson, thi candidate, iout twenty months ago. Mr, Lsigh- n takes the place of Joseph Martin, ho withdrew some mouths ago from contest. The telephone critics who do no! know Lho difference between a wire mile and a pole mile, are trying to tell tbe electors of Alberta how Ihe telephone system should bo admin Istcrcd. "We doubt If Ihey would know the difference between a switchboard .and a Swan they ;e to be partbT. to Swan ably need them to anchor some o their frothy arguments. ,TIME HAS COME TO END rARTIZAN LEADERSHIP. The Calgary News-Telegram, Con- Is Tery bitter at Sir Robert Harden for announcing a form ol con- eciiptlon ot manhood without first fionncJng ft form o! conscrlpUon ol '-It fs' trim lhat the premier's an- hnunccmcnl would have met with a much more cordial rcccptfon hail he announced, along with conscription of manhood a form of conscription of the wealth of the country. But there are- other announcements that would also hare been eagerly welcomed- Let Sir Robert make his government truly representative. Who will say that Canada 'would not. have breathed h elgh of mUct had he announced lie retirement; ot Robert Rogers to make place for a man like Michael Clarke? Let him rid. hts cabinet of Lhe procras- tinating Mr. Crothcrs to make place for a proven statesmen like Hon. Mr. Lemleui. Let him rid his government cf tho misfits and fill their places with men will measure up to tho demands ol the day, who will repre- There was an Attempt made to pu Premier Slfton in the hole on the allei enemy vote question at his Calgar; meeting. 1C there are alien cnemlc who are a menace to the countr. they should be Jn the concentralloi camps. 11 they are naturalized Brills! citizens who have become GO unde our laws and constitutions we hav no right lo change (heir slatua. The camo to us on our Invitation an lo escape Ihe militarism of their OTF countries. To deprive them ol the standing arbitrarily would not be Ur Llib fair play. sent all of political thought, afid then be will have behind him a uilted Canadian people, glad to eland behind him In hia determination that Canadian manhood eball bo In this a victory over Prusslanlsm If !i loo last mm and tbe last iWe belloTO the tlmo for the right sort of conscription his come, but let Sir Robert Borden show t leadership tail will ciiHB people '-to trtlr; welcome (ho'drastlc ttep. Let bail jfUl that must be jwillowerf, Farilun Mr. M, A. who too for bis party's campaign fun from Mr. Mackenzie, and who, all the overthrow of his opponents, w; made a member of the government Brtlsh Columbia, has resigned h portfolio. The exposure ;ras loo rauc for him lo face. His experience d stroys a promising career. U al carries a warning, Tho day Is passln in Canada when a party will (lefen a wrong maintain tbo wrongdo because be la one ol number. So says the Montreal Gazetlc a we quite agree with Us conclusion We. arc surprised, lhat still falls to protest against the pp encc of Hon. Robert Rogers In I Borden government. Mr. Rogers' ol- fence us proven before Ibe Oalt Com- mission, was much more aerlous than that charge against Mr. MacDonaM. Probably the Gazette only Ibo Grits (o keep things p-jru. F. W. Dcmlllf. munsser of the Fred- rlclou, N.H., branch ol tbo Canadian Bank of Commerce, died suddenly. In lha Liberty loan at Uisnmcic. N.D., waa from a banker who was burn Germany. J. A. Stirling, one of St. Thomas' Idesl and most highly respected cltl- ens, who had reached the SUh year r his age, Is dead. Thirty-five circular tents are being upplled for the use of Ihe women vLo are golug lo help out the fruit armcrs Ibis summer In Lha Niagara jell. The dcalh Is unuounccd at Stutt- :art ol Dr. Guslar Jieger. well known ,5 a clothlug specialist. He was 54 of Dgc. The Kiimslon Shipbuilding company has pracllcally purchased tho plant ot he Kingston Foundry company, ad- olnlng Its premises. It requires .ddlllonal plant and room for Its war -ontracls. S. Bacon Hillocks, Conservative has withdrawn from his candidacy in lie federal riding ot Kast Calgary, will contest his present seat In he provincial house. North Calgary, igainst W. SI. Davidson. J- P. McAMIwr. ol Calgary, was as Liberal candidate for ,hc constituency ot Glelchen In the Forthcoming provincial election. The lonscrvatives have nominated F, Da- vidson, of Irrlcana. Tho annual convention, which was to have been held In Bozeman on August 20 aitu SI, was practically call- ed off when Iho .Ooicuian lodge con- curred In Ibo decision ot tho majorlty o Is hlgheit price In the province. We still pay tor each ihlpment and pay frxpreai chargea. Crystal Dairy Ltd. LETHBRIDGE WE .CARRY A FULL LINC OF Itepairs for All Makes of Engines. Our plant h equtppetf with up locate uiachlwrr awl ow men are thoroughly competent to handle any work any Uni] o( machinery. GRINDERS AND maDutaclure aM for sale nolUr tnd Crlivlen anil Deep Well Puniju. G. KISCITEL lessee ol the LelhbrMie Iron Worfca. Perfection Wire Stretcher and Splicer Don't JalnV tho vire. Wire don't go slack when machine la .removed. W. G. V.'ccte says: "U Is UIB only lilng thai will make the old fenco as good QS evar." MANUFACTURED BY C. F. TQLLESTRUP, "RAYMOND, ALBERTA FOR SALE Central Alberta Farm Land 1280 ACRES.'Unimproved Mixed Fnrmlne Lanil. EtUier or both RCC- ttons at ?20.00 an acre. 630 ACRES. an aero. 320 ACRES. Unimproved. Price J17.00 an pcre. ALL ABOVE ARE LOCATED FIVE MILES or less from a railway 'town on main line of C. N. H, in Central'Alberta, in one of the most prosperous mixed districts. Soil deep'black loam on n, clay subsoil. Mostly high open land, with some'dbttefl brush .or poplar groves. Term are an acre cath, on all further payment on principal for two' years, to-.actual _6etllerg. 6_ years alio-_ gether to pay for land. Interest payable yearly al will mart gages or agreements on Alberta farm If fcUnd good security on Investigation. H you hnve securities lo turn ID for part payment or fulll payment. Give full particulars ID Ilrst letter. G. D. CARTER COMPANY, LIMITED EDMONTON, AL9ERTA 135-2 TRACTOR OWNERS ARE YOUR ENGINES EQUIP- PED FOR SPRING WORK 7 We are well equipped to handll all High orxlc work at a raaaonablo price la our metto. We Guarantee tetlafactlon Our Prlcea Are Right. N1VEN BROS. 2IS First Ave. S. Phoni ITS! Potatoes Wanted CAR LOTS OR LESS Mutt be alzed, Bound atock. Phone 732 I or call at Sauiiders nay and Grain Co. 1221 2nd Avenue S. I ANSJ ALL KINM...OF -SLtS. THICAL- WORK. I I PHONE 137, ,7li.3rd AVI. S. I DIRECTORY. ..OP.. AUTO- LIVERY AND DBAYING DRAY1NG Phonct 134S or Turner Witchell Office at Kennedy1! 410 13th 81 H. P.ATKINS, LIBERAL CHOICE AT DID3BURY. nidJburr, Jlay a well rcp- tcscnleil convention In Dldsbury on Priilsy, ii. p. Alklns was as the I.lbsrnl standard bearer for Ihe riding, in place or ihc lalo LleiiL J. B, hilled In action, Becoming styles in Oothes. like good music, are always appreciated. The Balfour is one of them. Moft suitable for Summer wear and extremely attractive when made up from soft texture materials, which drape on the figure and retain their shape. Price to Call and see this model its only one of many exclusive slyles created by the Fashion- Craft Designer who is an acknowledged authority on what is correct. Obtainable only LOUIS KEEL Ji- Hernm's Auto Livery M Hour tervln Capable Phone 1312 DillM. Hotel DRAYING Of All Kinds The Hudson Atio lirery A Die Sli CyUndtc 1-paaMUu rar. One ol Uie InMt and comforlaljle carl Ul Uk'e titf to ride la. COUNTRY1 PREFERRED Phoni Cilia Day Phonf, Palaes eh> "Meet ut at th.'p Limited P. R, FrtlflM thfdi Offict ,...i..'.i.. 11M Stabln.......... llnaniln Istri Auto liverj OVERLAND AnID CKALMEM CARS: NIOKT AND DAY Phone Ckirk, 717 104-0 BOULTON'S AUTO LIVERY We know tho 'country We have hid the Ii paid tor. TRY US, Phone 1206 ;