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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta HAS llfterta AIKI WitKUY PMIMftm flHllJItNlllllMI MtftALO LIMITIO M Ml LetMwIdfe Buchanan tat Managing M Baeintfs Mantfgw TILKPHONM OKtee 1MI 1M4 tubterlatlen Rateat per week per year per year ay matt per year by per year to I C expiry of subeerlptioM ap K dally on address label Accept of papers date M Mr authority to oontlnue the snb TUB MtOOREM OF THC That a great aerial offensive of the Is about to be undertaken IB the feelef now The raids on the German towns of Cologne and IMa are believed to be but the be ginning of what will prove to be the baldest air offensive ever contemplat Previous despatches have shows hew great tha superiority ot the al llaj la In the and the anxiety that to felt In Germany over this fact There is little news from the war froatfl at the present the opera tloia being confined to local engage of a minor THE PUftOHAM Of On May the city oamoil paesed a resolution lag the commissioner of public works to purchase 500 garbage to Te resold to k it tma that these cans were pur ohued and were in the city stores Before that date Wan they purchased from tha DefeM Metal without be ing at each What aoheme has the council de elied on to aarara the purchase of thaaa cane by tha ciUtens VCTMIAN4 DID THE MIGHT Tha Lethbrldge branob of War Veterans have quietus on the mffibrs about CapC Skeltone service and thus tha tha city council has male Ing naa of to withhold his reinstate ment aa chief of police hasbeen re Oltlaana will now expect with further their servants at the ettjr will take the necessary aoUoa to reinstate the former eetfon which should have been taken without delay Immediately returned to the city ready to resume hie old The Great War Veterans are to be congratulated that they hare taken prompt action to sqnath unfounded rumora regarding one of their com and to aee that he is granted naa given the Irlih lone ad viae they would do well to Me Ooratnmentwhlctl had aolt ed the foala arotlett and that frMt eolony an solve the Irian tf only the Irtah wonM pat themselves In the Mod to a That ii tha trovble la IrelaaeV there doea Bat aeem to be a dlapoaltlon to llatea to with the result that Ireland today la following a course that will aMaaate the eympathy of the Irish in the and the world Irelands Me great ehaaoe to gain her wiahea is to get behind Britain wholeheartedly in fighting the Will ahe 4o It TMC QRVATirr UR Of THC The Open Confession of the Mil waukee OermanlaHerold that Ger began the war la moat impor tant because It Is for as this editors mind Is so are the minds of of German blood af in the and In Germany The OermanlaHerold had followed the Berlin lie the world conflict to Great it have time and again re peated the assertion to oar readers that Bngllsh jealous of Germanys success In the world mar attempted to encircle The Llchnowsky memorandum and the Van Jagow admission have made that view Many Americans says the New York to sense the tremendous with of the LJch nowaky Piqued at being blamed at his failure to keep Great Britain Prince in August wrote an account of his work as ambassador in London and of negotiations preceding the It was according to the Berlin by a pacifist a member of an old decorated with the Iron and was printed in the Stockholm Poll Unleea Llchnowsky is an incur able as the Mannheim Volks stimme not a shred after reading of the fiction that the outbreak of the war was due to Bngllsh When German minds accept proof that Germany willed the Its end grows MAY 1918 PICKED UP PASSING A TRIBUTE TO AUBERTA The Hamilton Herald points out that Ontario farmers lost about 000 working hours in ffultless at tevft to force the Ottawa Qovam mejit to change its mind about the cosuorlptlon of all 202122 and then Adda In atrong contrast to the spirit by these Ontario and Quebec farmers Is that of the farmers of Al The executive of the United Vswinere of Alberta yesterday adopted a atrong resolution declaring Us con Tiotlon that the Government would mot have cancelled the exemptions of farm workers unless the need for ware urgent and re cognising the fairness ot the order and calling upon all farm era to the situation loyally and make the best of This resolution waa probably intended aa a protest against the action of the United Tamers of Ontario and It would Mem that tha farmers in the Alberta at patriotic and and leas Uand than are Knars In the cut eaUieb fJM fa GREAT t The Irish situation today la more than it has bean at any the war broke It is ffMtjBt enough noil though the j0 Ireland want Home ptf 49 not want and Qforgphaa declared to We they must accept the that Britain la fighting IfelelMla battles la France the pro Mtea looka fair T The crucial point Jwt at present is erWence the Sinn Fein ftMB to have beea willing to go the of appealing for German a rtiKlt of thto plot 600 Sinn are to Tiie disposal of will probably indicate the CARRYING MAILS THJIOUOH THE Though It ft not generally an air mail route has been establish ed In the and thus a new form of transportation invades modern com In this The aero plane Jiaa become familiar to us nil in this but we expect to see it PUt to peaceful pursuits after the war and the establishment of an air mail route in tha aeema to be the first attempt In that The Spokesman discuss the says Without any malicious intention of the new aerial mail service may be aald to be having ups and The flying postmans first day on the New TorkPhiladelphlaWash ington line was successful in an ex perimental but the second was not so engine trouble and one thing and another This nnevenness nothing serious aguinst a project that Is ad mittedly in the experimental The airplane maiLservlce will be per and it will extend its activi ties to many other larger cities than those In tha original Speed will always be the funda mental recommendation of the air plane The planes will not be likely to carry any great number of bulky will newspaper and magailne publishers use them to get Issues out in a But an air plane can accommodate a really ap preciable number of and can take them from one place to an barring In a space of time that even the telegraph can not far Making from 100 to 120 mileo an with no stops on the the mailman In his plane pan expedite letters beyond the dreams of the fastest fast mall that ever rolled on Then the airplane mall will be fore long be more dependable than one would be likely to Our men who are learning to fly for the array and navy after having become seasoned in work under war condi be able to get along fairly well even in bad They fly at the front under pretty much any kind of and a breeze that would have kept the boldest aviator on the ground a few years ago now only arouaas his sporting Alter the war we have thousands ot able the meekest of whom will be able to do stunts that used to be call ed It will be strange In deed it thay not be able to keep the mails hurrying along through the higher of the Ttie is bright that before many years Canada will have a citisens In Mexico stibmnbed to the last Liberty Akmto of Oa anabrnck and of Stormont is Ineligible medical men aerota the border are to be organised into a volunteer Woodchuoks are bejag exterminat ed on New York farmn by means of dynamiting their t Tha AttorneyGeneral urges every citizen to be his own dateetive in a nationwide traitor A church for alt been opened in Boston which Will be pat ronised by priests la 20 different The District of Columbia contem plates standardising rents by placing a limit the return en nil kinds of real Two new destroyers have been named after two sailors who have given their lives to action dur ing the preaent A new the Canadian Hos will be located at it the ratepayers vote for a site and tor North has written from Ottawa that the Government intends to give con sideration to the petition ot the On tario postmasters for Increased sal aries and The French Government has award ed the Croix de Guetre with palm to Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Whitt and sixteen other who particularly distinguished themselves in the preparation and carrying out of the very daring and brilliantly ex ecuted operations against Ostend and The Union Casualty ot capitalized has been registered to do business in Registration has also been affectedv by the Farmers Fire and Hail Insurance of Lethbridgerwith a capital of and the HartParr Company of Can with a capital ot Father George of recently conferred Sfith the senate of the University of Saskat chewan regarding affiliation for proposed new CatKolie college which will be established in the wan The college will bt one of tha largest and flneet otjfttelkiad in the west and will be under tie di rection of the Jesuit tha fa mous educating order of tha Catholic It will be a similar institu tion to BtBoniface The Government has fixed a standard price for Resignation of of First was accept ed by the Presbytery of Mies Janata Neteon of Paris Sta tion died suddenly while packing household fnraltufe preparatory to John Matthew Vicar General of Hamilton died after a second operation In hli The Government has decided not to commandeer new ships built tor private unless necessity The Du Pont Company has declar ed a per common stock divi dend totalling In aid of the Twenty recruits for the Jewish bat tallone who will eerre with the Britlah forces In were given a greatjendoff at While a farmer was ploughing in a field at near New the plough turned up a gold sovereign date of At Windsor a plan has been hit up on to use five portable school houses which will coat approximately Philip an automobile worker at Detroit ehot and killed De tective lionto Bomba and then eent a bullet through his own Reginald of the Regina branch of the Bank of British North hae joined the draft for overseas service and severed his connection with the bank this Wil liams haa enlisted as a That the Standard Oil Company taking an active Interest In the de velopment of the oil fields ot north ern Alberta waa the Information given by vice president of the and rail to aa interview at Private Holbrooke and Staff Jes returned are dead after drinking wood alcohol as a beverage at Holbrooke Vas proprietor bath Houae on Main street and in the course of a friendly drinking bout the three men apparently drank from a bottle of crude alcohol used for external Knox came from and lived here attar being invalided home the front Holbrooke leaves a wife and eeven including a aon on ac tive Jeaaoa leavea a wife and Atom PAOD area and an earlier data of the wheat crop than ever Bow May tha trenMly low temperature of the past weeh hae cauied frosts are not considered at alt It in believed that on the whole the cooler weather la beneficial rather than det rimental to the growing It wlltcaum It is Indeed pre ferable to tne high hot winds recent y The few hours snow fall Tharaday waa welcome but more moisture la In every In stance seeding haa been May mow which fell during lie early hours of Thurs day morning waa benefit to the The wheat up fine all The cold speMI now prevailing will induce Oata is practically all of It is The gardens REORGANIZE iatentiona with Ireland continental air service from Halifax to thus adding still an other Mnk to tbe chain which binds the Dominion May This district seem ed to eel the effects of the war when several young men boarded the train on Wednesday morning they were bound for Lethbridge and Cal for These in of South of Cltizenu Lumber of the btaff of the gtBftdard and Milan liar From Our Own May probably give the boye food send to cheer them on their so that they will carry with them the good wishes of the A largely attended meeting was held in the athletic hall on Saturday when the local branch ot the waa Rowland occupied tile and the ocal was shortly organised with Egan as Lewis Peter son as vice prajulent nnd I How and as TbU be speaks a prosperous and another meeting will be held on Saturday evening next to further the and to take up several matters of It is the aljj of the local to make it a business mans and farmers and many cf the local buslnesVmen have as well aa over of was and gave the crowd an able ad outlining the the or and linking a strong plea Cor unity between the and as the one class is just as important to a live community as the With such a food sendoff the Warner local should De one of the premier locals of tha Perey Hagal Percy of gave his celebrated lecture In the lo cal play house on Wednesday night Hagel was in fine fettle as he had just previously donated five and costs to the provincial Uovernmenl for operating a without a of the A also laid a charge against him of falling to be employed in some useful hut tha magls trate held that it ware to be liable to under the lazy mans act then evsry itinerant lecturer and apaftkar of whatever color or oread WM eqtftUly and if this were then the great and only William was equally as well ft the lectur erg and of Wje Ghatau quas cow passing through the coun The charge WM out A popular young In the per son ot waa given an ovation last week when he left to join the as a Rhodes has been accountant ftt local branch of tjje Bank qf Com merce for the past two and luring that time made himself very well liked g9nUl disposi tion and unfailing and Gordon arranged very pleas ant party for Rhodes IN evening lie affair being hfcllMji Per rinks refreshments Serv ed at the home of and Gor don From Our Correspondent May Thursday evening the Mtasea Idell and Gen Toomer entertained at their home in honor of the soldier About 30 guests were games were In dulged In and dainty lunch waa serv The bunch went home in the wee sma all reporting an excellent The officers of the local Primary association entertained the Salt Lake delegate also the Stake officers a the meeting house on Friday after Friday night a dance waa held In t May past week nas meant thousands of dollars to Southern Alberta In the snow storm ot which was a continua tion of a heavy rain on Wednesday while Friday night brought some showers of warm Satur day gave several little snow in the evening heavy fall of covering the ground several During Sunday showers of snow and rain thus dispelling the feare ot all that the ground is too Fields that a week ago were just now show the grain in a healthy con Even the late crops are now beginning to cover the May the excep tion of a few lota of oats which will be put in later for green all white grain seeding Is completed In this The wheat and oats have come up fairly even and in spite of the dry end cold weather they are looking very Thursday we had a light fall of snow and although nothing Is for moisture most people would welcomo a good heavy During the last week a fair Die meeting house and Monday night Florez Swarm will give Ml the soldier boys that are leaving Tuesday morning are honored On Saturday evening about 40 guests besides children and grand children at the Labfy home to a banquet given in honor of their soldier boy All enjoyed themselves to1 the utmost and good things had will be a pleaaant re membrance to them hmtll they all return The recent storms have cheered the farmers wonderfully and all crops are looking fine Red Cross Report for The Red Cross serve lunch every Saturday and evening in the Red Cross Everybody During the month they have shipped 719 They have made two QUilta for the Ogden Sol diers have attld raffled off three which have brought ten dollars a piece and have twomore to These quilts are piecedfrom the scraps left in cutting out articles and those that cannot be used quilts are used for carpet rags and made up Into rugs so nothing ie The Relief society sew one or two days each month for the Red also the Primary association have received work which is especially for the children fronr10 to 14 years of The Ladles Aid ot the Presbyter ian church take turna with the differ ent organisations in the Latter Day Saints church In helping the Red Cross at the lunch rooms every Sat urday The sheep men report very little j damage done the lambs during the I recent storms because they lasted so short a Sending Money to Soldiers Those who have friends or relatives at the may wish to send but do not know the best way to do If time the safest and most convenient method of making remittances abroad is the Bank Money Order or as issued by The Merchants it is necessary to send money without the Bank will arrange this by Cable THC MCRCHANTS DANK Head Office OF Established LEI HBRIDGB MONARCH Actinf NOBLEPORD Acting THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE sm EDMUND rVrtdW H V AoiGsnk Msneajr JOHN Owen Supi if Cenvtl PAID TftcsEstve SAFETY DEPOSIT The Bank recommends the of its safety deposit boxes for the keeping of valuable Our charges are Lethbridge Mgr mount ot lax has been put In and It nlr heeds a fall of moisture for armers to decide how much more ax will be seeded before the end of May snow storm t last week hae benefited the crops n this district and made ploughing osslble for days to Wheat Is ooklng fine nncl making a good trong Seeding of coarser rains is being proceeded and resent indications point to a bflmper RUBBER HEELS y ThoM whose atopa are none too x Need the helpful That they get by wearing Cats Paw A and and never W A PAIR pur ON crop or the dfsfrlot The catling m of the young man will Ukjg from iha part the need It being the people are milking requlrH sacrifice with true of put One inati hi would rather bis rshoul4 go and his bit grand children should grow under a x glnie that will tolerate tho sinking a the Lusitanla and of Lou and all the other atroeitief perpetrated by enwhlei ot demo I HAT FitReform has done in the ptsf 25 in raising the standard of mens the best guarantee of what Fit Reform can do for1 you RIGHT NOW in providing theright kind of for spring We make Suits to if you 262 jceio McKELVIE McGUIRE Cost so little that you can well afford several pairs FOOT for best or Another pair for or a third for everyday Its a true economy to have more than one pair of these dressy Fleet Foot It means longer happy variety to your warm weather FLEET FOOT for women and every V Aik your dealer to show you the new styles in Fleet Foot None uenuina unless stamped FUCST FOOT on the sole The best shoe dealers Mil Fleet Foot I Nlii CANADIAN CONSOLIDATE P RUBBER Head Montreal It BrsnchH threusbMt CteotB do ;