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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta A THE LRTHflllltftlfr DAILY HfcRAtD Detail DAILY ANd WttKLV and PublltMn fNI kitHtHIDOl HIHAiD LIMITIC fill iuchnnan and Managing Director MB TKLRPHONES ISM Mltortel Office 1U4 per week per year by per year by per rear by per year to of expiry of tubscrlptloni ap pear dally on addrest label Accept of papers explntUbO date to Oui authority to continue tbe sub THE PROGRESS OP THE The German sweep on the Solsscns front is gradually enveloping although the allies still hold this his toric The depth of the Ger man advance since Montay baa reached 16 to 20 included the city of which has been and is almost 1sure to en velop Rheims before it is Though the allied forces have been harder pressed then they have fought and with success to prevent a breakin the The Ger as in paid a terrific prlceefor the advance they have and confidence is expressed that the flood will be stemmed before any real or fatal victory can be gained by the AN POR MAYOR Mayor Hardie is of the opinion that the electric light and water rates should be increased so that profits from these two departments would takecare of the deficit on the street He Complains that last he suggested an increase In the electric lighting rates people could not see the justness of his suggestion and raised such a storm of protest that the plan was If we remember tbe commissioner of public was one of the The Herald is sure the people of Lethbridge would like to have the mayors views on The mayor rays it Would be a matter of education of the ratepayers to have them accept big The Herald Js perfectly willing to provjdq JHis Worship wifh space in its jto carnr put a campaign of education this It is possible he might be able to get the to see it hie THE JUGOSLAV8 AND A GERMAN OnJune President Wilson made the following clear announce ment are fighting for liberty for the right of peoples to dispose of their own destiny and for the deyelop ment of nations no people should be obliged to be under a gov ernment under which is does not de sire to To this Count at that time the recognized spokesman of replied on July 29 We and our allies have a right to life and development just the same as other Austrian and Hun gary will not tolerate foreign Inter ference we want to arrange our houses ourselves in the way our gov ernments and our legislative bodies think In these two comments The Montreal were summed up the diametrically opposed views of bureaucratic Austria and democrat ic America on a question that is every day looming with larger por right of the Jugo Slavs and the Csecbs to some voice in their The or in other the Southern the Croats and By blood language and no than by economic and political they form one eous identical in national aHme and in the ideals of their national They form the compact population of t thfi kingdom of Serbia and Monten of tbe southwest provinces of of an Ital district of In Ser and Montenegro they number fbqut inAustriaHungary are more In the province there are approximately wjiije an additional been driven to their for fujoeiiiu America elsewhere by tbr Mapyar and German magnates and the Mussulman Beys of owners of the richest lands by oppression these free sons of the sol in t Condition than Hungary the JugoSJavs are submitted to two dominant state German and the Their territory which covers an area of square Is wilfully split up into eleven total ly distinct They are politically denied means of education and of railway communica and Jn every way their intellect economic and national develop ment has been Under Ger man administration at Vienna there are JugoSlavs under Mag administration at Buda Pesth there are while a joint Ger manMagyar government controls living in The JugoSlavs have always de sired to foftn an Independent state and to lead their own national lifo free from all whether Turkish or In Ser bia and Montenegro they have already achieved ttid developed their free but all attempts to even partial nnificatlon In AustriaHun have met with The aim of millions JugoSlavs In the present war is that by the vic tory of the allies they may be per mitted to jelntheir brothers in Ser bia afld Montenegro in the formation of a single independent The principle of government by the consent of the V to which President Wilson gave was sanctioned by the JugoSlav peo a a mass neeting of their re presentatives held at Corfu on July to which King Alexander of Serbia also attached his For this ideal Serbia and Monten egro have suffered terrible For this the southern Slav divisions are fighting today on the Italian front and knowing that if they fall as prisoners the hands of the enemy they will meet certain For this ideal JugoSlav vol unteer divisions from AustriaHun gary have shed their blood in the Do brndja and for with equal self the Southern Slav regiment at Saloniki are The AnstroHungarian Government does not in any way represent these people of Slav blood who are her cit against their For this reason the JugoSlavs have with color of right denied the title of the Aus troHungarian delegates to represent them at Brest In the Austrian House ef Represen tatives the Germans hold onehalf of the seats though the Germans of Aus tria are less than onethird of the The Upper House con sists only of archdukes and nominees of the In the Hungarian House of Representatives the Magyars who form only one third of the pop ulation of Hungary a monopoly of the parliamentary The House of Magnates consists only of representatives of ind royal Onethird of Jhe Jtoatianr is composed of foreign and great while the Bosnian Diet has not sat at Sara ievp since the outbreak of So that In place of German domi nation in the Austrian parliament and Magyar ascendency in the Hungarian the delegates at Brest Litovak o discuss peace and the delegates at my future conference should be ased on the following proportions L2 10 10 7 Jugo 5 4 3 Rumanians and 1 From a German victory in the war he JugoSlavs nothing to ex pect but oppression and persecution From the Germans and the Magyars of the present Dualist Their only salvation lies in their indepen Germany realizes today the strength of the JugoSlav movement and she fears the causes that are be aind the reason Ber lin is tightening that bind German Austria to her and by this act is throwlng01own the gauntlet to the Over in the trenches they call it getting his wind Our old time Nala says he doesnt care to phophecy about thq He is a wise man who leaves the weather subject alone these Says the Financial Times ot Mont real 9 Western municipalities which have been regarding their tax arrears a liquid asset are beginning to real ize that some liquids are apt to It is said that the lucky farmer down south of Foremost who got flowing water the other day at 800 feet makes prayer every night now God bless ma and pa and the Lethbridge Board of Trade and Geo logical Survey and keep the water flowing in tha PASSING UP Appleton shot a large brown bear and a small black near 4M Is made that Lady Randolph Churchill Is to be married to Montagu an official the Government of Watt was trampled to death by a bull at the farm of bis John near as he was tying the animal of was arraigned in police court in Moose Jaw on the charge of the theft of from also of that late offi cer commanding the fourth who recently frohVthe pen sions is seriouslysHI In Josephs hospital at The Salvation Armys tltfflpalgn for a war fund of has gone over the top with a total of New YorkCity asked to give subscribed Three hundred workers at the coal docks went On strike in Fort The men haVe baen getting 37 and 45 cents an hour and demand an increase of 10 Jamee proprietor of the Commercial Hotel at was released by the police bail of He was held following an affray in his hotel in which Sam Hearst was stabbed twice Johannes Speaker of the German Reichstag since the be ginning of the European is wbo was 75 years of was a consistent supporter of the Harrison aged one of the earliest settlers the Carman gay passed away In The deceased was known In Car mangay where he lived up to a few weeks The arrival of American troops has been received with great enthu siasm in but the Americans are purchasing meat The gov ernment had to refre gerating warehouses and for that reason it has been necessary to send back to the United frozen meat which had An Omaha registrant who had been given deferred classification he had a wife and twin tables to sup port presented himself before the local draft board at and asked to be put class He explained that his wife and babies had died and he wanted draft The board his representative in Cuba of the United States food ad ministration has been nqtifed that the interallied sijgar commission sighed a contract for the purchase by the United States from the Cuban sugar producera ottha remaining 2 p per of this in formation has Morgan regarding tjv price to be paid for tUe i People Forum It is suggested that should subscribe to the Sail ors Relief This is quite a sum coming on top of the lied Triangle but a well organized cam paign would result in a good dona tion we are There are very many patriotic calls on the purse these that in yvar at its Devastated France ia war its Communications under thlg heading must bear the of the THE POLICE May Lethbridge editorials In youc issue of the 30th are flage and the expression of the opin ion of a single persop whose mind is warped and exasperated Against the The fact that are twelve men active in police duty in cityot 000 people is surelyproofthat we are not The does not enter If the plans ac complish at no coBTftb what might cost and does per an num lm other the plans should receive and not be held up as a reason why more money should be especially when It would be useless which would ac complish pow that the matter is seitled and Hardy knows he la chief for the citi zens may expect even better Try 7 I fail to see one single benefit that has accrued from the crit icism of the city government In all the years I have been in The facts are the Herald IB not sufficiently informed to Intelligently civic Take the purchase of the coal mine for TheHerald opposed opportunity was not given to the decide for which I am Let The Herald try to purchase that rnlue today apd it would be lucky to get it for and If the city had got it and gone on with the yplansproposed by the it would be yielding a clear profit toduy of at least per and be rpduciug the taxes at least four mills on the That would be worth but the great wisdom of The Herald was against The loss of that mlue to the city compares with the logg or franchise and all its concomitant position la undpubtedjy Wrong and you arp doinj city ir reparable You are creating wrong impressions in your own city and spreading evil and absolutely wrong reports broadcast over the wholo of Canadar I know this from re ports 1 Yours P dftatn in Saskatoon of Alfred a well known far of Caroline Elizabeth wife of pastor of Zton Methodist died Sudden ly at her hone in One thousand all Jewish refugees from Batcmm were drowned when the steamship carrying a passenger list of was recgnt ly sunk In the Caspian Every part of the north country from Spirit River to Edmonton was represented at the convention of North Alberta constituency convtin Mi tf Womens Initltutes in Edmon ton last Slgtryggur returned a five weekl sojourn on the north end of Lake He wat prevented from returning by greiv tnaasoa of Ice which blocked the harhor In which Ma boat was an two1 weeks he wan a prisoner oh CIVI1 servants employed In the par llamentjmtldlng are coming forward and ottering their services for farm work during their To date 106 men and womeit have promised to forego their annual holidays and do their bit Howard increasing produc The majority of the Volunteers are next Saturday the Duke of Dev governor general of will pay a visit of inspection to the aerial gunnery school Ontario and in that connection a squadron of ten possibly will leave this camp and fly across Lake to the Beams Froih Our Coaldalej gov ernment roadv grader has gone oVor the roafl here to Medicine Anothercrew is at work wid ening endraising the grade through the slouch In front of the Schrlmm ville A distance of between forty and flff who has been pastor of Trinity Metbffcllst church in Kitchener two and who leaves to assume tlio pastorate of Grace Methodist Winni peg was surprised by a group of re presentative citizens at the annual congregational meeting and present ed a solid gold and Mennonito farmers in the Aberdeen district named iPcter Wall and Kloas were sent to Prince Albert jail for 16 days hard labor by Magistrate Newton for fall to send children to the public The roads fine It remains Irrlfcators to keep the water In ptpper chan In order to them a farmersfrom east ol Chin took the service oil Sun day in the absence of Faw at Kemper In his addrese dealt with CpUprttm Itleaand advantages ehMed by far mers today In ouf m corttrast to earlier times in other at tHe present He spoke of cooper ation farmers npt only from the commercial and business stand but In securing law reforms along moral His Address was much f and Mrs Slret of are visitors this week with their The Coaldale Chapter held their regular monthly meeting Monday Miss spent May 24th and week end with her parents at Iron Harold Perry of on Tues day for the United State where ho will enter military trainingunder Uncle The Canadian Bankers Association Invites the CoOperation of the Public on Behalf of the Banks t Staffs Heavily Reduced by War ORE than half the men in the banks of Canada are now on military and the number which remains is being steadily Women clerks have been employed in thousands and have done but fhey have not the experience of the men they It would be out of the question to expect them to work rapidly or with the same knowledge of banking as officers of many training in the v The drain upon the number of experienced officers has novr 3feWl where it is take consideration this decrease in they theburden thus thrown upon those to run the business Canada was never so busy as now and the volume of banking business is greater than ever t m i S How the Public Can Help Transadt your banking business in the morning as far as and asearly as Try to avoid a rush at closing Do not draw any more cheques than are absolutely Instead of accounts by draw the money in Qiie amount and pay in Change in Banking Hours June 1 st On and after June IsT banking hours will be to Saturdays This arrangement will give the slaft m6re time to complete the large amount of work which cannot be upvuntil the office is closed to the Special Services Discontinued July 1st Certain services must of necessity be discdntinued for a time at On July 1st banks will discontinue receiving payments for fax bills and the bills of electric and other public service i The banks desire to render all essential services including many Special ones arising out of the In order to do this they this appeal for cooperation in the manner suggested above ;