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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta V i THE LETHBftlDQfc DAILY MAY IANS HELPLESS Iftffanese Could Restore Order But Would Need a Big Army BANK This month May last ALLIES GET SHIPS May the Associated his arrival Italian Consul at said Russians in Siberia were helpless and and that the way saving tho country is HP snld that there is a great danger it this does not take as everything is in In the consuls a or Allied army of could restore law and order as far west as but should have considerable re in view of the possibility of a German army cooperating with the The consul said that it is quite true that the Bolshevik have armed Ger man and Austrian Gen eral Semenoff captured fifty In a recent battle and If the Americans are still skeptical fibout these prisoners I am willing to send the fifty to be exhibited in New I May than four hundred thousand tons of shipping were released to the United States the Allies by Sweden under the terms of the commercial agreement signed at Stockholm by representatives of the two the state department was notified News of the signing of the agreement reached here first In news dispatches giving no Dispatches from Sweden recently have said a reduction In the bread ration soon would become which would place the country In real The state of It was would last only until Tha country needs tons of grain to get along until the new Quality and Thrift Go Hand in Hand Mason Risch Pianos are highest in public they are highest in tone and Every step in their manufacture is the result of scientific study and Only the highest quality material is only preferred mechanics employed in their You practice thrift when you a Mason direct from the maker through our Factory to Home sys tem you gain a substantial HOHE or THE VICTROLA STYLEEVERV PRICE AND THOUSANDS OF RECORDS FOR YOU TO SELECT FROM Jvijsrch Cimitei BALMORAL BLOCK FIFTH LETHBRIDGE SAYS FLAVELLE Many Men AM GtVlnf Effort Absolutely Without Without Remuneration May the opinion of Sir Joseph head of the Im perial Munitions more of con structive commendation and less knocking of the countrys war ef forts would be a desirable develop What Sir Joseph was rererring to particularly was the British Colum bia strike and charges that lack of leadership by the board is the under lying lie overlook the fact that a great body of a are giving their time absolutely with out remuneration to the directions of these and having often as their reward all sorts of unfounded Whether I turn east or west I am filled with pride over our achieve said Sir Take ship building for There Is under construction In Canada one quarter of the total merchant tonnage produced in the United Kingdom last and elglify per cent of it will be complet ed this In one shipyard in Brit ish ten ships of tons men would have been turned out hut for the recent fire and as it seven of them will be Had it not been for the fire one yard would nave turned out an eighteenth of the total tonnage production of Great Britain last The two limiting factors are that only so much money has been avail able for the while no plates or beams are being rolled in In British Columbia we are spending Speaking generally of the boards Sir Joseph quoted the report of the war cabinet of that fifteen per cent of the total expendi ture of the ministry of munitions in the last six months of 1917 was made j in Canada and 55 per of all the 18 pounder shrapnel used by the Brit ish forces on all fronts was made There was a relative produc tion of other sizes of The board has explained itself while the aggregate of orders placed is Instead of he there should be commendation for this marvellous CAMWIAH UMITIO HUN LOSSES New May April 27 the German general staff was not a position to give detailed information regarding the German losses in the offensive operations begun The announcement was made in the Reichstag by General Von Wels to the Berlin Vor a copy of which has been re ceived The number of men taken prisoner and missing in the German army up to March General Von Welsberg was Most of these were prison ers in in England and In Russia and The about should be considered as dead SHOE SPECIAL For Saturday Only 90 pairs Girls and Misses Gunmetal and Lace and Button All sizes 8 to 10 and 11 to Regular aid shoes For This is no old stock as we have just opened shoo business March so all are new and regular everyday May considera tion the missionary campaign for 191819 occupied the time of the Al berta Methodist conference this even An address was made by in of the mission ary Tiie mission ary committee reported that there had been raised in the various dis tricts for missions in which exceeds the objective by The amount raised the previous year was In the course of the discussion It was alleged by several that in some places the rural districts were being from a church and that children were growing up in ignorance of the Bible I and of and of took a leading part in the A vigorous rejoiner was made by for the stationing who pointed out that conditions were inasmuch an morethan 60 preachers had gone overseas and it was imposs ible to supply all the and by of superin tendent of Indian who de nied that the spiritual work had been subordinated to the financial consid and declared teat the work that had actually been accomplished in the rural fields was a subject for congratulation and far outweighed in I stances where there had been lack of preaching and COME EARLY De Wells Shoe Store CORNER FOURTH FIFTH STREET SMALL May eleventh case of small pox ie be discovered in the city in a iiiort time was reported this afternoon when one of the male teachers at the London Collegiate 1m atltute was placed under medical officer of health has issue an order that no pupil who has not been vaccinated within the last seven years will be allowed to at tend The other ten all occurred in a local Ndblemai CIGAR a NOBLEMEN among Have you smoked one lately A satUfy ing kindly to the nerves and mild and uniform in Davis Q Sons Limited AT MO NOW OP COAL IS Are So Great That It Is Impossible to LMsen the Price In Manitoba Dlipntches from Winnipeg yester day Indicated that the Board of Con trol of that city was making an irt qtilry Into tho cost of coal to learn if Alberta operators were not re ceiving too great ftpries vfor their It is stated that the best Lethbridge and Edmonton coal was selling at Winnipeg at from to per which is the price usually pftld there for Pennsylvania anthra cite and Wlnnlpeggera are complain ing that they are being asked too However local operators state that they are selling at a perfectly reason able Tbe price la per ton for lump cnrn The freight to Winnipeg Is how per bringing the ootil delivered to the dealer The fuel controller allows the dealer cents profit tor bringing It to On lop of that figure must bo considered the coat of the cost of delivery Into the Wlnnlpeggers tho shrinkage and the Interest on the money no that local opera tors think the Winnipeg people are paying about the right As to tho pVlce charged for lump coat atthe mltfes the operators state that ton Is not out of the and as tho government haa the right to fix the the Winnipeg people have n6thitig to complain about off that operators have greatly Increased the wages of the miners the war hav ing cents a day since the last ngreemont was and they also point to the fact that much of the ma terial used in coal mining is now 100 per dearer than It was before the Only by a greater coal pro duction are this mine owners able to show a as the ciponiws of pro duction have been greater in propor tion than the Increase In the twice of E MEAT IN BRITAIN May work whose meat rations during tha past few weeks dropped almost to tho vanishing now are back on the normal allowance under the pulsory rationing A cablegram to the food admlnls tnatlon from the British ministry of food announces that this hut been made possible thanks to the splen did response from Supplies of butter and cheese still are short In but imports from the United States are expected to relieve that situation1 No re terve of any food Is in how in spite of the decreased com which has accomplished strict enforcement of Dur ing April the United states Drat M England pounds of fceef and pork compared with pouwto in Avrll HIT ponnfe In DM iaontli of before the war Commencing June all banks in the city will open at This is anew banking regula tion designed to overcome the lack of trained help in the banks owing to the heavy Thehalf hour earlier opening in the morning will result in a half hour earlierclosing in the and every day but Sat the banks close at instead of at 3 oclock as is We hardly think we need appeal to the business men of Lethbridge to do their banking as early as possible in the said a manager of one of the local banks to the Herald this They understand our position as regards experienced help and I am sure they will help us Bank customers are also urged to issue as few cheques as It costs money to handle every and it takes considerable Pay meat by caah insteadof cheque is en The Saturday hours will be from till 12 thus giving half an hour longer toydo banking business on that IS TO Ffl REHSflLINE Up till noon the precipitation In todays rain was with the previous precipitation during the brings the total Mr month up to about Thfc is less than onethird the May average for the last ten but it is Hllrht ly greater than the May precipitatioa for Farmers are hoping for the June average of about three inches during the next aud todays in dications are that the month will start out in the right direction for that Heavy snow is falling today from Calgary to This afternoon Uie rain is contin uing all over the Lethbridge district and Is extending to the Foremost May oper ations against the Austrians have been auccessfuly carried out on the lower Piave as well as in the reaching the objectives set at Cap osile on a front of 600 metres and causing the Austrian heavy loss be sides SOO prisoners and a large amount of dispatches from Rome to the Italian embassy here today News reaching Rome says the Aus trian losses in the Tonale sector reached three thousand men wounded and TWO HUGE HUN DESTROYED An Atlantic May of largest and newest submarines of the cruiser were tunk May 17 and May 18 nsar according to pass engers who arrived hero today on an Italian The U sunk by allied destroy and from one of them pris oners were the The Italian liner held at Gibraltar while the sea plane through which she sailed was cleared of the Recent cable reports the official announcement that one of new nubmar Ines had been A Ger man report subsequently Stated that the German admiralty had reported one o boats being t Women are Fighting They are in the front trenches of the food They are doinc more home cbqfelnc things which are not i CANADA ORfl STARCft with and better flavor to cu muffins and lot of inviting wftr time Aak your MANUMCTUMD BY THE CANADA STARCH UK Tomorrow will be a Big Day at our Sale Of Mens Wear We can you dollars on a new Big Bargains on mens work shoes and dress 15 to 25 per Off Regular Prices A lot of new foodrthis The Lethbridge Clothing House 114 5th Street South Next Harris Employment Agency ARE SO ATTRACTIVE AND COST SO LITTLE FLEET FOOT Shoes are the most stylish Summer shoes you can put on your They are easier and more and they cost less than any style and wear Ask your dealer to shows you the Fleet Foot line many attractive styles for women and most complete line of summer Foot wear ever None genuine unless stamped FLEET FOOT on the The best shoe dealers sell Fleet Foot CANADIAN CONSOLIDATED RUBBER Limited HKAD OFFICB 28 Siniit Branchtl Canada 115 ;