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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOURn THE LETHBRIDGB DAILY UBIULD MONDAY. MAY 27, IDtl* i tetbbti6ae Detail Xctb�ridie. BilKrta u__ DAILY AND WZIKI.V Prgprtttora and Publlth�r� PHB LtTt'BRIDOC HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, UIMITCO US tth Strait South, Lethbrldg* W. A. �uchanan FrMldant Jind M�.naeing Director f*kn Tonucs - - Builutii Maaagar TSLRPHONE8 Baalness OtJlc* .............. J�M Kdltorlal OtHoa .............^ ^Subaariptton Rataat tMly, delivered, por -weak Dallr, delivered, per year .....IS.i DftUr. by mail, por year ......J4J W�aklT, by mall, per year ....fi�; 'IPaekly, by mall, per yaar to U.a..$�.0� .10 IS.OO 00 Xiatea ot expiry ot aubicrlptioni a^ PMT daUy on addresa labaL AeeapV aaa ot papera Uto. ezptrati�.n data to itr autbority to contlDua tlie lub-BcrlptloD. ' THE PROGRESS ^ OF THE W|R. The German offenilve has once more been reiumed, ttUs time on what ia known as the Aisne front, In the vicinity of Solagons. Strong attacks orer a wide front in this region have been commenced, but the official reports today show that the 'British are resifiUng '\vlth all their well-known valor, and iliccesrfuily. This front la more adapted to allied defence than other fronts, for it is more hilly and wooded, and offers far greater advantages to the allies in their prc-aent situation. " THE SPIRIT OF OUR AMERICAN ALLY. In the Calvary Kpiscopal Church ol Rochester, Minn., C.S.A.. the following verse has been'added to the national anthem, "America", which is suns tu tile same tone as our own nation�l nntheni, "God Save the King": . FOR OUR BRITISH AI^UES. Two countries of the free Unite on land and sea Thla hymn to raise; One race of ancient tame. One tongue, one lolth we claim, One God, whose gloribua name We love and praise. It iB fine to think, says an exchange, �( the Bolld truyi on which that declaration of truth is founded. arotlnd from an adverae or debit balance ot $162,000,000 in 1914 to a credit balance ot 1624,000,000 In 1818 will give Canada's export trade � momentum of Itaelf enabltnc her merchants and raanufacturera to ihaJiiuIq an average ezoess ot 40 per cent, ot sales over import*. ' Exports to the United Kingdom roae from $216,000,000 tor the year ended March 31, 1914, to �742,000,000 for the year 1917. For th� year to March 31, 1918, these exports clip the 800,000,000 mark. Comparleon ot figures will show greater relative gains in percentages than perhaps in any other country. A people 80 enterprising and spirited may be relied on to do their ut-mostJo,hold the pace they eot in securing a share ot war trade. Will they do it? They will have a debt moderate and well within the financial grasp of any Canadian parliament. They have shown the ncceBsary will and capacity. They will have the waree to sell. A world half-starved and half In Industrial paralysis will go to market for the food and raw material es-ential to life and recuperation. The things which Canada produces from land, water and forest aro the necessaries which at least in the first years ot the afler-war period wilt al-truct commerce, ehlpplng and banking. He would be bRnd who could not read In the figures 'of trade a summary of Canada's position and opportunity in the era of commercial reconstruction, which Is to follow. T E CAVM CHARGE Orvillc Bates Tells of Glorious Work of Canadian Cavalry -Red Triangle Work '^PICKED UR IN PASSING hd^T kA JUNKERS AND . SOVIETS f A correspondent wrote the New, York Outlook: Will you please have ao article prepared for The Outlook telling us, your readers, who comprise the "Junker" ciasB of Germany-also what are the Soviet* of Russia, I have asked some j intelligent persons, � including an editor of an important magazine-all an-wer, "I don't know." Aa we understand it, the Outlook replied, the word "Junker" is an East PruBsian corruption ot 'Jung Herr' (which may be Englished Young Gentleman) and is applied to the scion of a noble house which has always devoted itself to military service'. The ncestors of the modem Junkers were .the feudal nobility ot East Prussia, inhabiting lands not originally Ger-* man. The military Junker nobility became one ot the pillars of Prusslanlsm, the other being the bureaucracy. Bismarck was a good example ot a Junker. The .word "soviet" (pronounced approximately "so-vyet," with the accent on the second syllable) Is e(iuiv- \ alent to our word "counsel" (advice) and "council" (an assemblage of peo; pie, temporary or permanent, for con-, fUltatlon); but in Russian the, same word serves for both. It was so as well in ehrly English. The distinotion. be-; tween "counsel" and "council" In. our' language la comparatively modern. "Soviet" means primarily "advice." It ifaa the name of the old Russian Cab-iaet, and also.of the upper bouse of Parliament under the old regime. The word "Soviet," however,.Isjnot uaad In Russia 'to designate \ town � council of a zematvo. The tows coun-�U (meaning a board ot aldermen) Ms always callad a duna (from domat; to. Oiliikj, and the word "city" or "town'"i la a4iled' to distlnKnlsh it Irom the )m-' ysrlal Duma, or lower house of Parlia-liant Coaaequently there are many muBleipal dumaa In Russia at well SI tl^e natloaal or Imperial Duma, the lowar houae ot Parliament. Neither ~*l tka word "aovlat" aspUed to a tam-"aainatvo" is derived from WSlyar-lsiut- aad means primarily n saaQOihlafe of land holders or own-rf. With theae two exceptions the word "aoTlet" ia applied \,a any body Q( mas that wa should call a "council" .,��, for laaUnce, the Soviet ot Work-DM'a and Soldiers' Delafates. NAOA �N Whatavar readjuatraentfl m�y fol low In the yeara lm.roedlately after 'to �25,000,000 is provided for in additional letters patent. , Tho inquest at Cobourg into the circumstances ot the death ot John Pachard, tho late toll-keepor, fully exonerated Arnold J. Plankeit, driver ot the car. llormisdas Pretontain, 50. hotel-keeper of Longueuil, Que., disappeared three weeks ago. His body was found in the water near the Federal wharf at lx)ngueull. "I am not afraid to Jump into the water like a man, watch me!" said tlx-year-old Leon Qagnou, of Mon-tre.tl. to his seven-year-old brother, as ho leapt into tho canal at the foot of St. Remi street. He was drowned. The Ontario Department of Agriculture is planning to sscure 5.000 men tor thrashing gangs, Vitli eight men to a camp, and sending pamphlets to farmers' clube throughout the province to co-operate, describing the scheme. Three Malteae young men employed by the Norton Company at Chip-pa wa,  arraigned by the Dominion Po-Jlce In court es defaulters, claimed thay were married men and would sooner go to prison than fight, but Magtalrate Fraser handed them over to iha military to put them in unl-tornr- When they got votes six raontlii ago tboy reported tbemtelvea itJMcta B�a. Will Locate a Colony Near Mac leod-Go in For Ranching and' Farming (From Our Own Carrtipondcntl M^cleod, -May 26.-The old Oslcy Ranch, at Standoff, between the rivers consisting of over 4,000 acres of land and owned by G. G. Gros|, was sold this week to the Minnonlta Colony who will farm it and will locate several famili6s, where they will go in extensively tor ranohing and farming. The company purpoaa-buying large .tract ot land, and with tb|a ad ditlonal population toutji ot Maclaod representation will ba made to the Government to have the C.Ntlt road completed from Maclaod South and if not run by the C.N.R,, tha CP.R may bo asked to lay tbt {fttel ani operate H. Ac this road from Mac-leod to the end of tho frade rutie through a wheat belt, It woiild be paying proposition from thp tiaa Is couiDleted- Colunbla Unlverilly has inaugur-atad a-short course In war training for i|ould-be typlats. His amployet held a memorial service tor the late James Gordon Bon-ntitt recently. Congress has decided to probe nuoro deeply into charges made against Publicity Chairman Creel. 4 - Soamen on V. S. Allanllc , merchantmen have been given a wage in-craaae of |16 a month. All V, S. Government clerks ot drhft age will be 'sent to' the army, it a hill introduced by Senator Williams, of iMIsslsstppI, carries. The General Assembly of tho U.S. Presbyterian Church North, meotlng at Columbus, O., blames patriotic drives tor Sunday desecration. Capt. Resnate, the Italian aviator, who has been flying giant Caproni machines in the States, was killed when a new machine was wrelihed. As a wac economy, U. S. Food Administrator Hoover has sold his big car, discharged his chaffeur, and' is now driving a light runabout himself. Sixty thousand people, led by President "Wilson, paraded Ne^v^ York beneath the banner of the HedCross; 2,000 simultaneous .parades were hold in the States. K- daily -average of 7,868 freight cars, bound to the Atlantic, mostly loaded with war supplies, passed an obeervatton post on the Pennsylvania R. R. during the past fortnight. �\Vlillc attempting to extract a bullet lodged in the barrel of a .a2 riflo by shooting another bullet through it, Charles Pumell accidentally shot his 11-year-old son, Charles, in the abdomen. Mario Bertrand of Dominion. Que., gave himjicif up to the police and ad- \ Throe million dollars' worth, ot silver WJ18 shipped from the U. S. to the Orient last week. leather for use In automobiles Is to be restricted to provide siiftlcletit footwear for the U. S. army. Major Franklin, of Summit, \N.,I.. is Jjeing sued for $100,000 for malice by William Ragdolph Hearst. A bill introduced In Congro-sji makes disloyal utterance a cause for revocation of U. S. citizenship. S. E. Holiday, of Motmt I'orual, vina Instantly killed, being run over by a roller ho was driving, when a shaft broke causing the horses to run away. Advices from the marltlmo provinces aro to the effect that farmers aro not sowing as mucii land In wheat as was hoped and expected. Barrle lost one of its oldest merchants when death called Petor Koarns, 78, who has been a resident for nearly sixty yeara. Fire In the Thames Valley t.'heo.-iu iind Butter Factory at Komoka, levelled the building to the d^ound with a losBvof several thousand dollars. The Canadian Officer.i" Training Corps at Laval University, Quebec, has been completed, 250 man having enlisted. Ronold Swift, a tour-yoar-old boy, wa^ Instantly killed Thursday afternoon at 4;;!0 In Calgary, when one of the Commercial Cartage Co.'s truck.i ran over him on ;North lllll. Ono of the finest herds of dairy cattle in York township was destroyed when tho barn of Ira Gooderham, a farmer near Agincourl, was destroyed by-fire. The summer homo of You. Archdeacon Cody at Barric, was nearly destroyed 'by fire when some long grass took fire from a spark from a passing train. Arthur Aucher, an ^employe of the Imperial Tobacco Company, is accused ot theft and deetroying and dismantling $10,000 worth ot machinery at the premises of the Jfooney Biscuit and Candy Company. Leonard son of V. Mitchellj, tlie ll-yejir-old 1. Mitchell, superintendent mitted hitting his wife over the head \ of a largo paper mill In Montreal, suf-durlng a quarrel over money mat-' fared amputation of his left leg be-ters. Mrs. Bertrand's body was found , low the knee as a result of being run wlUi her skull fractured. She had ap- over by a Grand Trunk freight train parently been hit with a hammer. � at Greenfield, Ont. The V: S. War Board It contemplating the ciirtnllmont of the u�e of steel tor commurctal purposct. Rumor that A "U"-boat was In tho Gulf of Mexico hold all vesaels In tho port of Now Orleans recently. Four hundred pottottice omployea* attended th�S funeral of Postmaster \V. B, Rogers In Toronto, One of lJarrle'8 oldopt business men died In the person of I'oter Kearnt, aged 78 yoora. Geo^Tgo , i'uckor, the Orangevlllo ironworker found dead In hla bunk in tho' C.P.'l?. oonatructlon car neap Woston, was stabbod fourteen times. The Clothing Workers of America, launched across tho border since tha meeting at Daltlmoro, agreed Upon a 14-hour week resolution. t'lvo boys were arrested oa ai chnrgo of having stolen an auto belonging to ,1. W. Galrns, of Toronto, from Scurboro park." Rait Ostrom. Toronto, was, after an exciting chase, arristed by the police charged with the theft ot a motor car. IJeut.-CoI. Robert McKeniie has been appointed registrar to take tho oonsua of tho man and woman power of Lamblon c|)unty. ,Iohn C. CiinnlDgham, retired Assisl-uul General l-Velght Agent ot tho G. T/U., formerly 61 Mpnlrfigl, dlftd at his homo In Branttord ot angina pectoris. , > The eighth Ausrlan.wtr loan w�ll be Issued shortly. The not price presumably will be !)"., and the loan will carry Interest at fiva a�d a haJt par cent. 'The money spent for candy In th4 United States and Canada in the patfi year Is double the amount of mosay needed to keep Belgium supplied witli food for a year. BaptlslB are considorlo); the pott-ponomont of the Ontario and Quebeo convention which la due -to meet. in. Toronto iu October next, and a circular letter has been addreitod t.k..i!I�i vi^nAm P.�.rK^m,.u Ua.�i�a. Prinr* NEW BRUNSWICK-To the Registrar under the Military Northumteriaiid, Victoria. Peterborou^, Hastmgs, Pnnee g^^^ ^� ^^^.^^ the Province of Edward, Lennox, Addmgton.Frontenac.Hhhburton.Carleton. New Brunswick Dundas. Glengarry^frew, Rumll, Stormo^^^ ppi^cE EDWARD ISLAND^To the Registrar under the Lanark, Laeda, Pmeokt, or the District of Nipiswng south Military Service Act. 1917. Charlottetown. if they r^ide in of Matttwa riv�r (exclusiva of the Townships of Ferris and the Province of Prince Edward Island. BRITISH COLUMBIA- To the Registrar under the Military , Service Act, 1917, Vancouver, if they reside in the Provit^oe of British Columbia. Bonfield). To the Registrar under the Military Service Act, 1917, Winnipeg, if they reside in the Districts of Kenora, Rainy River, or Thunder Bay. QUKBBC-To Kegistrar under the MiliUry Service Act, 1917, SASKATCHEWAN-To the Registrar under the Military Service Act, 1917, Regina,, if they reside in the Province of l�Sl;'*I^v!^ AL^^Sj^the Registrar under the Milit,.y Service Act^ SrChiSuU^^^^ ' Calgary, if they ra^ide in the Provinceof Alberta. , Terrebm^ic, Two Mountalna. Montcalm, L'Asaomption. MANITOBA-To the Regiltrai' under the Military Service JoUettc, Berdtieri'Maakiitoag^, St. Maurice, Three Rivers,' Act, 1917, Winnipeg, if they reside in the (Province of St. Johns, Ibarville, Miiflaauoi, Bromc, $hefford, RouviN, Manitoba. SMi;* -XSSST'M&i^ YUKON-To the: Registrar under the Military Service Act, l�l7. RlchcUau, Yanaifta, Nffi^ft, Arthabaika, Sherbrooke. and Dawson, if they reside in the Yukon Territory. Btansteu|a ^V*; ... ;