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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta fAGE FOUB THE LETHBMDGE DAItT HERALD TUESDAY, MAY 32, 1917 ttb: "Deralb letbbrtoge, DAILY A NO WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Daily, delivered, per wert Dally, delivered per year Dally, by mall per yejr...... .Weekly, by mall. year .10 .55.00 .5160 by mall, per rear to U.S..J2.M TELEPHONES Business Office 125! Editorial Office............... 33-1 W, A. luchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager Dates ol oxpijv subscriptions ap- pear dally on address label. Accept- ince of papers after eiplratlon date Is our authority to continue the sub- scription. stated psbllcly the other day Ihtt such step was under contemplation. H Is probable Ihe rclurued Yeu'rafcaj who flsfctd FrenUer Slllon tbe other night about the alien vole, were un- aware of these uo blame can be allacheO. to them for their al- titude. But the Calgary Conserva- tive newspapers Know the [acts. They know Premier Sidon's' governineut could .take no action to disfranchise Buy British subject It tt desired to do B'of Biit ID Fplle o[ tnls knowledge, the Calgary Conservative newspapers endeavor by unfair means to put I Premier Sitlou !u the vrronj light be- I tore the people of Alberta. It Is An election dodge, on their part. :i is merely another phrase of their anyihing-lo-TvliTcanipMgn. it i5 a des. plcable attempt to tlay upon the senti- ments of the people and make party capital out of a problem that shoulJ be laid at Premier Borden's door for Yeur King and Country Need You Right Now I THE PROGRESS .OF THE WAR Points beyond the Hindenburg Hue on the Arras front have been reached by the British troops who Iiave clear- ed Bullecourl Tillaie. The idvaqco Is being pressed. The Frond ale active In Ihe Cham- region, where German attacks have been repulsed. The Canadians hare had little Sght- }ng to tli) within the past week or so, out tnelr arLltlery Is active about Lens. and Is steadily smashing up the Ger- tnan defense positions. CONSERVATIVES OFFERED fTO EXTEND LIFE .OF LEGISLATURE. Leader .Mtciener, the opposition bandtdates and the opposition piess hard put to it to find some excuse on which to base Iheir arpimfnls pgaiDsi the Siflon government. They tint at rottenness wllbiu Ihe admim'5- trallon but they can't prove It. They (ell us Premier Siftorj should be defeat- ed because he refuses to disfranchise Ihe aliens, but when asked .who are the aliens onr opposition friends are Mrs. Xellte McClung seems be a thorn In the stdejol'the Conserva- tives. Remember Sir Redmond Rob- "The government at Edmonton fa rotten. Turn them out." ''Why should Ine'goTerntneul hold an election at this time. Tney have many months of life yetr" Han- da the Conservatives reconcile these-two statements often made from the same platform? PICKED UP IN PASSIJVG Says Ifce Calgary Herald: Those returned veterans who tried (0 see Premier SUton about UIB alien rold while Iba legislature was in-ses- sion, and who failed, are out satisfied with, the premier's answer of Wed- nesday night. They bare an Idea (hat someone put something over on them and are determined to find out who and whit It was. The premier and Hon. Duncan Marshall vlll ba bearing from tho veterans again. yhr doesn't Ibe Calgary Herald tell the returned Tet era us lo see Sir Robert. Borden about this matter. They know Ihe Domimun government onlr has. Ihe right to enfranchise or disfranchise, allensl Ceo. Junileson. has teen, appointed postmaster at Newcastle, Ont. Katherlce Mooney. of Toronto, was found dcowucj. The ot Dr. R, A. Hceve, dted at Torouto. Her. A. M. HantUlon. minister at Gue.ub Presbytery, [or forty years, bas resigned, The Dranlford ram pa IK a to nUsc (or the Y.M.C-A, war woiV ovcracas has had a fina start- Alex. Anderson, prominent citizen of Amellasburz, Ont_ and Eon oE Ihq late AuJerson, M.P.P., tor fs dead, Chirllo Marks, B Chinese laundry- uian. ol Sarnla. confessed to culUng his own iLroal. His mo live Is un- known. Alfred Huge'es Williams, of Toron- to, president of the C.1 lYitltanis com- pany and well known- In iaJustrlal circles, is "dead, aged IS. Lieut. KlngEmllh, formerly a tarmcr near Glekhen, killed 'in action a fevr days after recelrlQff bis conjmis- slon, Isaac Cowle, Hudson, Bay Co.. pioneer, and associated with Western Canada llfo for the past fifty years, died at C9. Colors of the 2Wlh Ballallon were placed in the legislative hnll ol the parliament with due cere- mony at Hcglria. Premier Mariin ac- the safeguardlns of the colors. Ano'lher member of parllarasnt lias suffered from the toll ot war. II. U. Morphy, M.P. tor North Perlh, receiv- ed word that his eldest son, Lieut. Daulton Morphy, Irad died of wounds. War savings ccrUficales are belts sold at the rate of about one thousand a dasvand total In val'uo at the pres- ent -some seren million dollars. The board of control ot Toronto dc- John Goo4wlu has teen appointed police Of QrJllfa board of trade went en re- cord La fixor of conscription. Almond Peo field Turner, formerly president of Ihe Canadian Capper company, dle4 at bakvllle, Ont. The Soldiers' Atd commission, souburg brauch, lias been reorganiz- ed. Hugh Howard, cnc> of (he best ova locomotive cuedieers oa M.C.H, is dead at Si. Thonias. Whlibv citizens, tave decided on a whirlwind campaign (o nlsa (50.000 for Improvement of Oulario college. Mrs. W. D. Mathcsws, wife of. a di? rector of tha 'C.P.R., and njotlicr ,of They cry lo in the south that we are being robbed right and cluck for an answer. hcaTen when speaking left by railway companies, Ihey say nothing-' about railway guarantees on the platforms in the north and fall to prove tbelr charges when made In iue" ITosse. -Tbey-.fcaTs'Lne same old Btory of blue ruin to tell the electors that they have told time and again daring election campaigns in the past. But their attitude is not consistent.! They tell us now that the govern- dent is rotten and should be but- last winter they proposed during) the session tbht the legislature shotild usurp the right to extend the life of the legislature another year or until i the clode of the war. How do they reconcile their slatemenis now mth Iheir action then? IQ February they told us the pee- pent government was so good ft ihonld be left ID power without the need of an election until the war If over. The same ask the elec- tors today to put the gorernmect put of office. They tell us too that the Slfto.T gov- 'enunent. should be defeated lor call lag on 'an clecUon In war limes that no election should hare been held until ihc Icglslalurc died a na- tural dcalb. In the breath they tell us to defeat the EJUon govern- merit because Ihej are a lot of Incap- nblca who ought !o way to the Conservatives and good govemmerit. It .seems to he a. case of anything lo defeat Slfton. Consistency has no plica (n the arguments ot tbe opposi- tion la this campaign. J. K. dead at Tor ol Montreal, Is .White downtown buying a birthday gift for lier soldier son. -Mrs. Steer, of Toronto, received word be hs.il beta killed Ju action J. Danish consul gen- era) ni London, has been .appointed commercial adviser to Ihe legation ai Washington. Lleul. II. O. Hos9, son of A. M. Ross, oificlal court reporter of the western judicial district, of Brandon, has been killed in acUon. 'j Mrs. Beli-a A. V. Loch wood.' the first woman edmitlcd to practice before, tbe supremo Stales, a frage movement, and tlio only woman who was a candidate (or president of tbe Unllcd Slates, died after a long Illness, aged court in (bo United In (ho woman suf- All foiir western provinces haTe (ur-n their quota of the men Tanteif from Canada. Some ot these prOTinces have furnished more .than the required number. Considering the immense areas sparsely populated, and Ihe immenic food production ol which the vest is capable, It appears' to The Herald (hat the gorem-inept haTe .to carefully in In-l troduclng "conscription west of the Great Lakes. The vest has shoirn Itself ever ready to da ils Ehare, but it Vould he bad business -were tbe penalized in men to relieve the 1( penally EhouW result in a of Canada's Lliat the Ontario School of Art be given a grant, of Aid, S. nine years ja the Belleville hoard of education and city, council, has resigned, having enlisted in the mechanical branch of the Aviation department. The daylight saving plan was in- dorscd bj the U.S, senate interstate commerce committee, ordered reported the bill providing Itul clocks shall be moVetl ahead one hoilr during llie summer months.- I a Lleul. E. U. BrlggeT of the Man- t Chester regiment, formerly employed E in the maritime and flslieries depart- p ment at I'rincc Rupert. -has been re- s ported as Bounded. v Emperor Willlan; has summoned his American dent is U Arthur Newton 5 Davis, of Ohio, to visit him at w great headquarters this week and at- n lend to the necessary repairs to Ihe l Imperial s A John Nrevll Maskclync, London's famous conjurer, died in London, Mr, f Maslrelyne TTas 75 years old. Ills cele- I bruLcd ahow Egyptian hall, n was almost as ive.l known -'tis Weat- -minster Abbey or IJuck-lpgham Pal- b ace. HUGHES VICTORY. London, May A Sydney cable to the Daily Mail Ears it is officially stated. that- 86 per cenl. of the Australian soldiers In' Epr'and voted in the recent' Australian elections the beiiir. In addition to a clean sweep of senate" Vacancies, luai liie Hughes secured over 50 ot Ihe 75 seats In the house ot represent Cost of the Guaranteed 1 Railway LHes in Alberta In direct contradiction to (he many j statements 'wllh rekrence to railway costs made by tbe Conservative Party j, n their press, In Ihe House, and in e their campmlgn patnphletSj are the [isures that appear In a report ol oC E Guaranteo Reproduction per mile per mile C. X. IL-- 1 1. Uoosc Lake Line 2. VeereFJlle- Munson J. S. Smith, De bat- ing Society Has Also x Reorganized' (From Our Own" Carres DO nflent) Cardston, May 19. The members 'ot he Cardslon Literary and Debating ociclj" spent a very pJeassnl lime OF 'ALIENS UP TO DOMINION GOVERNMENT After Ihe Calgary roeeting address, cd by Premier Sllton, at which some of Ibe returned soldiers asked the premier whether aliens were lo be al lowed Lo vole In Ihe coming election, Ihe Calgary Conservative press blazon forth to Ihfe elector's ot Inc province Ibat Premier Blflon's answer was most Unsatisfactory lo the veterans, and they Intimated stronely that Mr. Sit- (on and his governtnent had lost much ground as a result. The Herald Is quite In sympathy with Ihe motives which prompted the re- turned soldiers to ask the Questions ihey dltt aek. Jlut (hey inke In asking premier Sl.'ton. asl .evening H.' D. Fplatom, or of Its chief o Is Will Gt any style of shoe. All sazes for women and children. A PAIR PUT ON mis- They fhould hare asked Premier Dordcn. Nal'jrallzallon Act li a. Dornln- (on act, and no provincial legislature haj any rljbl lo change U. ]f alien are naturalized under that Mi, it ll Ibe fault of the Dominion fttTernmenU Sncli. alien enemies as zoay hare been naturalized In the liare 'becomp subjects, iid they hare the Tight to deoijid ballot. The .Irlhun- aJ wlfch has Ihe nAver to lake from at British, cltlzenn Dominion Conscn'allye GoTcmmcnt lo Investigate the general railway 5tlUBtion [p The Commission consisted of Sir Eleiity nrayton, of the Heard of Hallway Cotomlasioriertj for Canada, a Co'n- aerVatlve GoTernmenl appointee; A. II. Smillj, President ol Uie New VorS Central Lines; and Win. Acworlh, of LondOD, England, a noted Old Country railway expert. Their report Is em- bodied Paper Xo. 20 1017; and I'D It we rind a statement shotting, afler detailed Investigation by the ConnfllEsIoner's own engineers, the cost bf reproduction of the var- ious'branch l.tiea of the Canadian Northern la-AIlierta, bonds of which hare Lecn guaranteed by thla prov- ince. A statement .3 gUen bolow Fnow- loe. In. the first column, the amount 10 which name of the branch lines hare been'guaranteed by AlbDrls, anJ, In Ihe second column, Ihe coat of re- production aa set forth In tbe report of tbe Hoyal Commission; a com- parJeon c( ihese cohimna lie- d any tbadow of a doubt, lhat the coat of the Canadian Northern Kail- way greatly In excGaa of Ihfl raUway guarantees by the Liberal Government, anil therefore, the mort- gage Eccurlly of the Government for the guarantees given In all cases at 3. Slunson-C'al- garj- 4. Cam rose South 5. Onoway Branch 6, Brazeau Drancb 7. AthabaEca landing _....... Orand Trunk 8. Tofield lo (iein Jhelr -r fif government, and Hon. 40 per cent, over any llcb Incurred. With fcgarii lo (lie Edmonton, Dun. t British Columbia Railway, Ihe Central. Canada Hallway and Ihe Alberta t Qreal Waterways Hallway, U should be borne In mind that thejo are built, lo a. standard at lean Ihe equal of Canadian NorLherrTnall- hut, being built through n new country whire'- Iraniportallon inore expensive, t Calgary figures' will be found on pages 38 and 34, Table 2, Sessional Paper No. 20 House of Com- mons, Ottawa. Great emphasis has been given by he Conservative parly lo Ike cora- plalnla of (heir to the anv 'Unt certified by tho government engl neern as earned by the Canadian Nor- hern railway on the construction ol he' Calgary Northeasterly line In the lied Deer valley. This Is an exceptionally heavy piece of worV, with heavy fills and cuts and where numerous elides have, laken )lace, greatly Increasing1, the of material Ihit has lo be moved. Included In Table 3 of the Ilenorl oi the Royal Commission referred lo, arc "Values of work done on uncom- pleted A good Illustration ol Ihe prudent supervision of (he con i-lid's the first thd .week lor Jeattfe, A fine' "sprtid al'thc Cahooa hotel cafe was enjoyed'liy nearly all members, and after, dinner speeches were Indulged In by-.tbe resident, Golden L. Woolf and the lecrelarr, 'A-'L. Saillb, and In his usual happy manner, Mr. Folsom sponded. The balance of the evening was spent al J. F. Parrish's residence where 'there were Eome 'excellent musical numbers rendered .between .he conversational lulls. The chief soloists being Dr. Scott, B. Brown and A. L. Smith, This society is one of the means for Eelf ,mprovemenl' among- some of the young men that. Is Indeed com- mendable. sessions are 'held current topics and de- bates Xeep the mcmbera busy. Meeting Friday evening wag "advertised the big organization meeting for the Conservative parly at this point and the organization The crowd did not exhaust the seating capacity' of the biJlidlng', however. OwJng to Ills business duties, M. A. Coombs tendered 'his resignation as president of the local organization and John 5. Smith' was Tiamcd as hfa successor, although ne was not pres- ent at the meeting. Other oft I cere were W. W. Burl, first vice-president; Walter B. Pitcher, second TicE-prssI lent, and S. Low, 33 secretary, A arge executive committee was namec i umbering some twenty-two but the 1st was not obtainable for public; The gathering was entertained by A. D, Cure anrt Jos. Banner for the musical part of the proceeding. Commencement Exercliei There was a email party represent Cardston at tho recent academy exercises held al Raymond pfi Inure day evening. Two cars went down f. A. Hammer conveying the loca -nembers of the Knight icadcmy boards, Messrs. Erivln J. Wood, Thoa IJuce, S. Williams and J. T, llrown and M. A. Coombs taking Messrs. IT D. Kolgom Sr., Z. W. Jacobs ind H Folsom, Jr, with Sterling Low, ,o who haB been president o ho student body thla year. The hall waa Tilled lo capacity additional Ecala had lo be hrouphl tc accommotJalo the students and CHAMPION (From Our Own Cornspomlenll Champion, May Liberal irimary moetlug for Champion was leld at Mark's hall on Friday evening. The Conservatives arc holding a meet- ng .Vpnclay evening al.Miller's hall. >lr, has started a new house on Vulcan street. 3. Barker, formerly or Champion, died In tlie Stales last week. Last Saturday.evening Air. and Mrs. Geard, Mr. and Jlrs. J. Uonbeer. Mr, and Mrs. Cooper; letl, and we understand reach- ed there before Mr. Barker passed n Mr. and Mrs. Rcorec Miller are leav- ing lor Ihclr new homo nt Maple They will bo greatly missed Chump Eon by their numerous friends.. They spent Friday nnd Sat- urday loading Ihclr cars. We experienced a decided charge in he weulhcr on Wednesday. The rain ras Bpproclated by tho farmers, and (he cool weather since then has U to do Its work In tho soil, well. The farmers In many places are breaking their land. A "Red Cross tea waa held ct the rest rooms on Thursday afternoon. Mrs. J. Harper and Mrs. C, Jiyuiiiuuu1 were hostesses. I baseball grounds havo been put Into shape. On Monday night tho Vul- can learn meets us on trie-diamond lo open Ihe season. The double-header match scheduled for Mny between Champion, has a prize-for the first team q[ And (of. the ttim that taVes Eecond (he evening a dance is to bo licld, at Marie's hall. '.The band bard at work.al prac- liclnff, At, present they have sixteen tnd'are splendid Mr. Hotioway of Toronto, Is yleltlng his brother, H. Holloway. here.' Mr-1 Btoddard has Elarted tlon'to his home on Vulcan street. He baa-also installed a large eastern. C- McJrfan has'Just had a large con- crete clEtem completed at nts house on F; Anderson, agent for .the Case trac- has -Just received anolher slilp- erit-. are busy on tne.new elephpnc oHice- -The golf links are bcIrjR well patron- ;ed.these fine spring erenlnga. The people ol the town have been uay In their gardens for Ihe past eck; one ot Ihc ways of Combating he-high" cost oC lli-Ing. The1 eupply ol cars lor the elavatora Is sllll running strong, and all of the elevators are running proMy. low In their slock of wheat. Lumber In on tho ground rgr Alberta Paci- fic elevator: which will be started as soon as the present elevator has fin- ished wllb Us present stock, and c be pulled down: Tho C.-Pi-R.'lifTe put a large slrlp o( law! Just tojlbe eaat of Snake Val- ley, on the market. Al (he present rate o[ ciiinge ol land this strip should soon be takeu up, A number of local invested; several joining to- gether bought a tract irhlch they Vurn> cd over a few daya ago at a profit of 53G.OCHJ. Farm' lands In Southern Al bcrla are certainly a paying proposi- tion: The many friends of Miss Laura Schmeelke, who Is atlendlng Mount Royal College, will Borrj to hear of her SIlncr-L strucllon of Albe ervlnlon rla .Qua: .rantccil nail way lines by the Liberal government Is dliclosed on page 4Q, fable 3 of this reporf- Here wa find that Die Domln Ion government royal commlaslon glale thai the coat of reproduction of the work done on this line la tKV'MTM. Amount which (ho Prorlnclol IJoer al government tbrougij Ihelr engineers cer'.intd as earned by Ihe railway com pany and on which baalu IMy were paid J20S.336.6C. Aalanco wlilcn give? a margin o. safiily tor the Province of Alberta ot uimn were aea1 ed the members of the board, the fa cutty -and (he The chief points of Interest to th tailing members ol the board'.vcr the prluclral'a report Ehowlng th largest enrollment, tbe beat wprk a> a grdatcr number of gradualea Ihai ever before in Ihc Malory 0( the 1nnl lullon; lh" of ccrtt.ncalc by President H. a. AUcn, the .vale die lory addrcrj by layman Bcdrf, Art the add re (o the graduates by, Pros rtcnl HI win J. Wood. Theaa wlth-.th musical numbers wftri all prepared for the occRaton and-'grea praise la due (lie Inalrtctors. MUchcll nnd Coombs for the very on Joyablc numbers, hoth and In Btrumcnlal, that were given BO credit- obly, The (piproraptp .Srero made by'Mciwra'. Thw Duce, Fdsom.Jr. intl fl, Williams. Therfl wad a fine showing the exhibit of manual (raining and i lo- rn call c art work and this la one' fit- turft th.Al few schnolB of thtMoalh Notice to The price of Cream has advanced 4c on Cream and 2c on.'sour. .i PRICES'ARE-NOW Per Pound Butter Fat 43cN6.2Sweet 40c No. 1 Sour No. 2 Sour Thii' li hlghwt. prloe Jn the We Hill pay fer each ihlpment arid pay all charflca. Cryital D.iry Ltd. LETHBR1DGE WE CARNV A FULL LIMI OT Impairs for of Our plant li michluety MI men are thoroughly coimpetevt to hin-Jla any work OB inj vf iiiichfnerjr, CRINOEMt AKD PUHPt minutactBre u4 for silo Roller tn) Grlndert anil Ueop Well G. KISCHEL LeUi IRtCTOII OWNERS ABE YOUR ENOINCt'CAUIII. PEO FOR WOUKT