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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, MAY 22, 1916 letbbribflc. Siberia DAILY AND- WEEKLY Bubicrlptlon Rater. Dally, delivered, per week Daily, delivered, per year Daily, by mall, per year..... SVeekly, by mail, por year TELEPHONES Business Office........... Editorial Office......------ ...IB.OD ...31.00 1252 W. A. Buchanan aaagiDg Director John Torranca Business Your King and Country need you right now! 'ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The Germans are beginning to tes the strength of the allied line in uor them France and Flanders with t little more frequency now, and ihei: ntfeempts are meeting with just abou the same success as has been the! i Jot at Verdun. The allied line, stron Tiger than ever with, the hundreds o of reinforcements whtcl been brought up, can never penetrated and the Germans are to realize it. Attempts on to break the line at the Yse f-canal failed, as did also attempts fur Either along the line. A series of air raids on both side; f took place Friday with varying sue i cess. The allies raided. German camps rfjn.Belgium, while the Germans raided Imnkirk, and sent seaplanes to the 'English coast which dropped bombs f-on several towns t Ii.: is reported that the allies have their blockade for the pass of tons of dyes to tie States, and for this the British gov i eminent is being severely condemned OPPOSITION EXPOSES WASTE AND GRAFT The session of parliament just over covered, four months, and its length cannot be blamed upon the opposition It was only at the last moment that important railway legislation waa brought that meant the expenditure of millions oC; dollars AS R. B. Bennett legislation could should have, been down early in the session, hut the government held it oft until the session to avoid, if long and strenuous con- We have already empha- sized the details of some of the rail- way ..-legislation and the action with the fwo Quebec lines is most repre- hensible: and indefensible. Here we are being urged to economize by the of '.Finance, and as W- F.T Kickle, a government supporter very veil put it, the government is openly "wasting money by purchasing broken down unfinished lines in Que- bec, as a recompense for the support Sir Rodolphe Forget. There was very little legislation fcpart fiwm war measures introduced apple duty, under the gulpe of var measure, IB an, imposition upon the consumer, and Is purely and simp ly a protective measure It tickles the fruit grower but the'pralrie con- Bumer will not find it so delightful. It "will mean more money out of thod of exuendltnre. A united people behind the government was possible at the beginning if tho Prime Minis- tor had cut out partisanship in tlie conduct of Canada's part In the war and had seen to it that our money was honestly aud carefully spent. Ho invited opposition, he invited criticism when he allowed partisanship and patronage to donjinate, and those two evils are responsible for the jils into which the government has been placed. The fuss inquiry has been amply justified. Our money was nr wasted, Canadian industries were being passed over and a prefer- ence given to American concerns who were willing to "divvy" with the favor- ite of the Minister of Militia. Had the game not been exposed, the graft- Ins would have continued and the people would have had to pay the piper. Just a sample of the way money was being wasted: Cadwell, the New York manufacturer, in his evidence before the Meredith-Duffi commission said that ills firm previ- ously had been taking orders for un- loaded grftze fuses at from ?2.40 to ?2.75, and he would have been pre- pared to quote those figures on the Canadian shell committee's contract. Instead of ;thls, a reduction of only was made on the price filed by Col. Carnegie of the Canadian committee, which brought the price per fuse down to whereas it might easily have been 52.40 or In other words under the shell com- mittee's management of things, the committee is really paying the Ameri- can Ammunition company from ?1 to too much on, each of fuses. The is nearly a million dollars. The Liberal opposition exposed this deal. The government press says the disloyal because they de- mand Investigations and denounce war corruption. They people taluk, differently. It is only by exposing wrongdoing that you can pre- vent it. If the Liberals succeed in stopping graft and waste, through thetr actions at the past two sessions of parliament, the country Trtli he grateful. The Lassitude o Spring .is another nam for a lazy liver tha is weary of the work -o eliminating all the accumu lated Winter diet. of a heavji Health an are exempt. P. M. Macdonald, for over 40 yearj connected with the Kingston office: of inland revenue and canal tolls, is dead, aged 76 years. It was announced by President Fal coner that the university ot" Toronto alumni of the United States had of fered a fellowship of Edwin C. Coombes of 67 Shuter street, died after taking an overdose of medicine to relieve pain from pneu- monia- The body of John Callard, drug- gist, who disappeared while on a visit to Port Stanley two weeks ago, was found floating in the harbor there. Rev. Thomas Dodds of Sonya, Ont., has been appointed by the minister of militia as to the ;155th bat- talion, which haslijeeri, .recruited in and Prince' Edward. Lethbridge will this week be honor- ed with its. first Tisit from Lleutenant- Goreraflr R. G. Brett on the occasion of.the Musical Festival. We are sure eminent objected to the exposure 6f tie good people of Lethbridge will ex war graft and extravagence in admln: istratlon. That is the reason they have been BO eager to exploit the Epeecli of Dr. Michael Ciiuk, Deer. Dr. Clark's chastisement of 1 Jetty criticism Is; to but fljte high tribute to the -government Vas .not warranted. Since the. war commenced he has criticised freely and forcibly the methods adopted by the. government to 'raise revenue to carry on the war. If it right to has been wasted the policy of the government In raising money, surely U is right to' criticise its method of expendi- ture.; Money is being .wasted, and every dav since opposi- tion put its hand over its mouth and refuse to expose reckless expendi not have exposed the Get Rich Quick Wallingford practices adopted In the purchase of horses and other Tar supplies' It it had kept cilcnt corruption would have spread throughout Canada, and purchase war supplies would have been the Held of operations for'all the grafters liigh. of low. While the people con fributed and economized, thd party VaroriteR would grow rich war con- tracts ire in toW the tion gone to Oltawa, thc the a welcome that will insure frequent visits from him. -Lethbridge ahould save, old paper and rags to be sent back manu- facturers to be remade into .paper. A famine In that very "necessary article is .threatened well as England. Save the old iome sort of organization to collect it and send it back to the manufacturers. If we, don't do this, dire things may happen. Listen: One day we may awake to find our evening news paper greatly reduced in size and-our favorite either dead or a mere shsdsTT. of its former self; our walls hire instead of papered; our store purchases arriving to us loose Instead of wrapped; our book stores depleted of stocks, and even our photographs, which were taken a few days previous, unfinished because the photographer could not get the paper to print the negatives We may not become a paperless nation, but the_ things made of paper will be so greatly increased In price as to be al- most prohibitive in price less we learn to save that fiVe million dollars of paper every yean We must save our waste paper and see scrap of it gets used again -if paper mills for making paper. patriotic duty. Samuel Seattle, eighty-nine years old, and one of'the'.pioneer-residents of Wingham, died as of .a fall, in which a rib punc- tured his left lung. Col. Earchman of the 228th Batta- ion, as a result of a week's campaign along the T. A.N. O. Ry.f accompan- ied by the band, '.brought-- 200 re- cruits to North -Bay.v Conditions In Kent county are re- ported to be- serious, following the heavy raina. of the past few days.. Farmers have done little seeding, and the land is now so wet it will be some time before work can be'resumed. The 161st (Hurons) have the dis- tinction of having three ministers In their ranks who follows; T. M. Wesley, Presbyterian min- ister of. Wroieter, was the first. to Join, and is now serving in the bead- quarters department; Rev, A._F. H. Free, Anglican ;minister of Gorrie, Joined last week, and yesterday Rev. J. K. Falrtul, -Baptist minister of Clin- ton and Auburn, signed up, and is LUH 1 now in_ khaki. DISTRICT NEWS CLARESHOLM (From the Advertiser.) Rev. Kowey took the services lu Stavely Methodist church last Sunday evening. Being ".Mother's Day" ho 'preached a splendid sermon suitable to the occasion. He returned to brldge on Monday morning. Mr. Hoivey is In the medical corps now training; at Lethbridge. Mr. Shanks received word ou Tues- day that Sergt. J. S. Proven, late of the Union Haul; staff, ami well known in Cluresholra, died In the -military hospital at Boulogne Franco. Ho was wounded in action some weeks ago and received a severe fracture of the thigh. This Is the seventh of Glares- holm soldiers to make the supreme, sacrifice. HIGH RIVER (From the High River Timesl Church work at Foremost has boon very severely handicapped owing to the hick of a place in which to Breach great croy of lust your cuni' enthusiasm to build ami within si: months of the first proposal the edlt'iui was completed. For this result icuch credit is due to the untiring efforts o the young pastor on the'Held 'Rev. E J; Staley. The new builUing 1B a subBtantiu: nnrt pleasing structure, 40 x 2t> teet in'size. The total cost including paint Ing, boll and Inside fixtures is abou' Of this amount a large' pro portion has been raised in cash ani it Is expected that with another gooi crop the church will be free of debt within a year. The dedicatory and opening, services were conducted by" ilev. A. S. Tutlle chairman of the district. His able and appropriate sermons were great- graln received in High River this sea- present. Son amounts to the grand total Aid. pi bushoh bushels g'i' Of this have been amount shipped. The total number Uushols of appreciated by the large cougrega- Ou Easter Monday the irovided a chicken sup- per which rwas followed by u concert. The proceeds for Sunday and Monday were over The' opening serv- ices were continued on Sunday: April 30th when Rev. Cuas Bishop of Uow Island was the preacher and on May 7th was favored by a visit from Rev. A. Barner, superintendent of missions. bushels stored in elevators and bushels stored in private gran- mos. On Saturday last, Mr. Lo.uis Opel received word that his brother George had passed away suddenly at his old him in Missouri. We learn that the deceased had only recently returned from California to Missouri to attem the funeral of his father, and it is sup posed that his death was caused bj pneumonia. George Opel was ver; well known here, and the news of his death came as a shock to his friends ISLAND (From the Bow Island Review) T. H. Davis' of the Alberta College Edmonton, has accepted the position as teacher of.Good Cheer school foi the summer. Miss Heutier of Calgary has accept- ed a position assistant nurse ai the local hospital. A. Swanspn received the sad news last week of the death of his father n Sweden. Mr. Ward :of Victoria College, To- ronto, Methodist student, has assum- ed charge .of the.Etzikom district, commencing his duties on Sunday last. He hopes to preach at the following jlaces: Conrjuerville, Prospy, Flowery Charles school ho.use and tti kom. PINCHER CREEK (From the Echo.) Wm. Irwin. who resided in the-pry fork district from 1909 to 1913, died it Herbert, Sask. He came west from Victoria county, Ontario. The wedding took place at rlause on Wednesday night at 8.3Q. if Ernest Mienhards -Kroesing'to Miss Florence Justine Whitford, both of his district. A. B. Macadam, teller at the Union has been transferred to- Med- cine Hat. A very pretty solemn- zed at the Methodist parsonage on Wednesday eypning when. Miss Edith lay da fighter of Mr and Mrs A. Scott, of Summerview, -was Tint- ed in'marriage'-to Orvil. Wesley Cook, f Summerview. The bride was at- ended by Miss pofis Parrott, and the jroom .was supported. by Mr. Gordon cott, brother of .the bride. FOREMOST (From the Bow Island i A in the history f .this three" or four year old town place when the new Methodist lurch was opened on Easter Sunday, pril 23rd. Foremost Is a town with future and with' that future the lurch should have much to do. nishes -him with through which he can enforce his just demands and by means of whose co- .hat he justice .'secure t requires. By reforms putting vlthln his reach the latest knowledge t helps to uiiike him efficient hi a work which is at the foundation of our national wealth. In this connec- ioiri can iidt but refer to the splen- did work done for the farming inter- ests of this province by Mr. Fail-field ,nd his staff at the experimental farm. u a word, the U. F. A. exists to make setter, farmers, and consequently bet- er farms. "But iyhila. such arc the expressed ibjects of the organization it seems to me that its real purpose goes much touching the fundamental hings life. Judging from tho ni- addresses of its last annual loetin'g I would say that the organiza- ion, stands "for: "1. BeUer Ubmes. Good rural homes.; in 'which the great moral and i GRASSY LAK'- (From the Gazette) W. S, McCrostie hauled 500 bush- els of uats to the Taylor elevator last Friday and Saturday. He got 34c for them, which is the highest price paid here this year. Those who saw them say they were very fine oats. On Sunday afternoon at the close of the Presbyterian service- in the Sherburne school ho.use an event took place la connection with the depar- ture of Mr. and "Mrs. Robert Parries arid family from the district. The event was that of the presentation of a gift of sterling silver teaspoons us small token of appreciation and re- gard for Mr. and Mrs. Fairies, Mrs. E. J. H. Faunch and, little daughter, of arrived In Burdett Monday afternoon for a short visit with her father, Joseph Darling- ton. They will be leaving for Victoria B.C., on Saturday to visit her mother who is living with the younger child- ren who are attending school. Faunch will accompany his family on their trip west from Lethbridge to Calgary. VULCAN (From the Advocate) A. J. Flood has been appointed cen- sus enumerator for districts S, 9, 10, the Bow Valley riding, which run from the Snake Valley west to range 18, and north to the .Big Bow from'. township 16. i Last Sunday the Rev. D. 1C Allan H1 In.e smm must nere De glv" preached his farewell sermon to his their proper place. The supreme congregation in Vulcan, and there was a very large congregation present. Although nothing definite has ai ranged there is possibilttj o: rulcan having another stampede this _ear, to be run by private enterprise and not the Agricultural society. The council has decided on a five per cent business tax for the village. Jas. McNaughton, M.L.A., has re- reived rword from the telephone de- lartment at Edmonton to the effect hat a continuous telephone service will be given and Carmangay provided the subscri jers are .willing to pay the extra cost of maintenance.. Petitions: are being circulated in this district and If "they are signed by enough subscribers the new system will be put in operation ar. once. The extra charge on each telephone we understand will be per year. day to this havo ahvuyj hud the farm- ers' host Int Ursula ut heart. It in be-' cauKu. I bnlleve tlmt tho dmi'di haft contributed no small part to the Value of rural 'llfo that 1 welcome the letter of President H. W. Wood of tlio U. p. A., asking iifl to observe this Sabbath the U. V. A, Sunday In Albortu. II, think, because Mr. Wood in the powoivmid Influence of the Christian church that ho socks a closer union and co-operation between it. and., the society lie represents. To ray mind it was u happy thought that led th6 president [to suggest u closer relationship between.- the church and the U. F. A, in those days of stress and' strain. It is well ' each should understand the work and mission of the other mid I trus.t the services of today may- contribute: 'to such a result in tills province. What U. F. A. Stands For "Oh ,tho surface and broadly speak- ing the V. F. A. stands for certain definite and, specific purposes, such ns IS KILLING Until He The Greaf Kidney Remedy irAtiRiwviixK, OST., Aug. 26th, 1913. "About two years ago, 1 found my health in n very bad siuto. My Kidneys wcru not doing' their work imd I was till rim down in. cbuclition. Having seen Truit-a-lives' decided to try them. Their action ivastuiild, nnj the result all that could lie oxpectisd. My Kidneys resumed, their nonniil protection, economy, justice, co-opera-! action t had taken upwards of'a tiourand 'efficiency. It, is increasingly dozen boxes and T regained my old-time recognized today that agriculture Is the basic industry of this or any land. Upon Its success or failure in the fiqal analysis every other industry de- pends. _.The. U.K. A. organization pro- tects the farmer against the men or corporations .that, woiihl deprive him of-the legitimate Emits of Ills loll. II, provides him with knowledge that helps him to economize his time and toll. It. tolls him ot the experf- iientB other, men have made and of :he successes they have achieved, :hua furnishing him with the valuable results of their experience. It fur- organization Today} I am as well as ever." B. A. KELLY. 50c. a box, 6 for trial size 25c. A I: dealers or sent on receipt of priea by Fruil-a-tires Limited, OUawa. "3. Better aooinl Hurroundings. "4. Better national life.'1 The U. F. A. cmphaticnlly condemn political cor- ruption and graft, and pledge them- selves to do all possible to remove this grave menace from our land. "Having thus briefly outlined the aims of Hie U. F. A. they appear to me, I say that the church can be do- panded upon for leadership in mak- ing our homes clean and pure, ,our schools more society more elevating and satisfactory, coinmurco fair and honest.. and politics clean and decent. From It's institution Win this present time these are the very objects for which' the Christian church has ever prayed and labored. It in encouraging to find such things now being urged and. advocated by the U. F. A. aiid other institutions." WAR RISKS ARE. LOW.ERED BY THE UNDERWRITERS British Have Captured Eight-German Submarines Recently ew York, iviuy- war risk rates have dropped from 3 per cent to '2 per cent in -Both tho" New Y6rk and London markets during thica'1- truths .-are taught and orced, mean much to the well-being f this province. L-eadcrship in the I slc ity comes 'from the country. Such eing"'se the necessity for in- FHOM: .Fiiojrr PAGE) Referring to the three'.great fac- rs in .public rural municipal- church, the consolidated hool and the U. F. A. said e consolidated school was destined the future of the world depended largely upon how these great ques- tions were answered. Particular em- phasis was paid to the way the farm- ers were realizing the need of a good home life, better schools for their children and churches in their dis triets. One instance of this was shown by a reference to the way the farmers voted at the prohibition i-e ferendum last year. In the very last essential the whole world were de- pending upon the farmer .and his work, and it should be the aim of'all play a very important part in helP and elevate as much as pos- ture ot the province Eighty per Slble the lot the farmer of the nt of the leaders m Canada's pub-UMesent life come fro-m the rural districts, j Rev. Mr. Francis hn trouble heretofore had been that I Rev Mr Francis of Westminster e hoys and girls'bad to go to the ties to complete their education and ere thus educated the farnif drift- g into professional life. The cpu- church spoke on "The Message of the Farmer.-" Mr. Francis opened his seiv mon with a few remarks on the work of the XT. F. A., saying that it touched IIUIIIB life the school life, the ru lidated school is destined to change thtt loiue e ru is and give the rural boj or girl raj llfe and thp economlcal and relig vanced education at home ]oug But the business pf the Christian urch IB inspirational. It stands be- re either the school or'the' U.F.A. anything is wrong .with parliament, The farmer's life, said Mr. Francis, is not a collection of uninteresting and unrecorded events. The farmer's work is inspired by reason, governed b> ulcaUng-and, cherishing proper ideals In the rural phonies is very apparent. need of our country is better and it is because the U. A. believes this that It'.has so strongly advocated women's prohibition and the legal rights of married women In the settlement: of..their husbands' estates '2 Better schools Too frequently the rural school has been educating the hoys :and: girls away from rural life. It must, be re-directed. The coun try child should have as good an op portunity for education in the country as the town or. cftj child Tho con dated school offers a solution of JIB problem and hence their enthus iastic advocacy by many, members of the U. _F. A. the last week. Information received today, from London by a local firm stated that reductions of another half cent were being made there in many instances. This would mean a cutting of .the rates in one-half ainco the German reply to the last United States note was forwarded to this country. 4" Although the reduction is attributed elderly to the German uote, local un- derwriters also attached importance to Information received bv them fron; England that the British campalg. against submarines had been eftec tlvely renewed. According to: this in formation, which accepted, as credible by underwriters, eight.of tho. German..undersea craft have been re cently entangled and captured. CHILDREN WEAR..CLOGS London, -May of the high cost of shoes, school children in South London, are wear ing wooden cloga anything is wrong with the press, b> purpose, and with an intelligent anything is wrong with the school'and ordeil> adjustment that lends to e Christian church is partly hand. The farmer does not. work in plain. a'nd stupid movements; his movements have eyes, of today has nn eye for-the morrow, its good reaches forward to another good.. The inference of his text, stiid nsible. The msplraHon fo r citizenship conies from the clnireb. d works through other public in- tutions such as the U.F.A., the _Jiool, and the press. He urged the members ot the U PA to tins and make the U.F.A. local in each a supporter of the rural .He deplored that in one dis- fillet in Southern Alberta, net far from Victoria tty _ Think of the Many placet you can viiit on a holiday at thia tinu of the FAMM Canadian Pacific Fan ami Onf- Third Goini May 22 and Return Limit May 26. 1916 Consult our agenU, R. DAWSON, Dixirlct Agent, Alta. ixciuru f J Lethbridge, it was boasted that al- most every farmer.owned an automo- bile, but they refused to support a church with' n minister who could bo a leader. He thought this a dire calamity for that district. If there is no church or Sunday school in any district where there is a U, F. A, ho declared the U. F, A. iocs! should start a TI.F.A, Sunday scnool or a U. F. A. church, it will furnish the, inspira- tion for the betterment :ot .the whole community. Rev. Mr. McNichol There was a good company 'it St Mr. Francis, was this, that if the farmer had the determination and right of that enabled htm to join (lie ploughshare and sickle to break the' ground, then did .God by Ills foresight and governing purpose fall? -The answer, .of course, is no. .Thus mir text-shows that we should watch the ways of the farmer and shape pur thoughts'in. the. ways of God. Rev. Mr. Dcnoon At Knox church yesterday .morning. Rev. Mr. -Denopn preached a strong, sermon, taking1 his text from Kings 21: 17-18. He apoke as follows: "In: chapter -Elijah, the accredit- ed, 'representative of religion, appears as the champion of the small farmer against i the Interests, He takes Andrew's phurch last night, when the i the side of the [OppreHsed ami wronged Rev. Wm. MfiN'Jtnol preached a lal sermon to farmers Tn the course of his remarks the speaker ''drew u comparison oC the great unrest pie- Vailing prior to the Olirlst and to the great world present time The signs oi time were real and vital to all people and even though in no doing lie bag to de- the conduct of his king Though living in retirement he cdracn forth when he learns that n farmer's r.nripd..rights to life property nio violated by the leaders In tho state I think U can honestly that (he real religious leaders from that WHEREVER you find this Good- year Service Station Emblem, you will find unusual tire service- expert advice on the care of tires; cour- teous attention, a full stock of Goodyear Tires, Goodyear Tubci. and Goodyear Tire Accessories. T hese dealers believe, with us, that the- profit they make on the sale.of ..Good- year products obligates them to ex- tend to you their service in f absibtmg you to get longer mileage from your tires thafi you huve been accus- tomed to receive. ;