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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR LETIIBRIDGE DAILY fcetbbrfoge Hlberta DAILY subscription Ratci: delivered, per week WJ Dally, delivered, per year D-ily, by mail, per year Weakly, by mail, por year .Weekly, by mall, per year to 1253 TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager Dates of expiry of subscriptions op- peor daily on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration datu s our authority to continue tbo Your King and Country need you right now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The Germans find themselves in an extremely unenviable position follow- ing the capture by the British ot Thiepval ana the high ground to the northeast of that point, from where a sweep of the entire country across to Bapaume is obtained. They now are in exactly the position in which' they once had the British forces at Mes- Bines, with no shelter in daylight from tlio sharp eyes ot the outlooks, anci unable to move about in the slightest degree without dra-n-ing upon them the fire of the enemy's guns. The BNUsh have entirely pleared the plateau of Thiepval of the enemy, and are now holding all the positions gained against the most bitter counter attacks by the Germans. The French, in their turn, have made further pro- i Mr. Wilson nut on top ol tills ho IB BOttins an oii.oriuous price. The Saskatchewan farming commission, utter Inking volu- minous evidence, found that the cost ot producing a bushel of wheat was cents. Cull It CO cents tor eood measure. With these figures before us lot us son What the Southern Alberta farmer as done this year. 'The average selling price ot a bushel of wheat to the Southern Al- berta .farmer has been less than SO cents 1" the past ten years. His aver- profit Is 20 cents. That is high, but call it that. This year he is get- ting SOc more than the 60 cents cost of production. It can be seen there- fore thai he is getting four times his profit on each bushel. He is getting four profits this year. He is getting two crops in one this year." From a. mathematical standpoint he Is getting eight average profits oft tliis one crop. No other country in the world ever did it before, and prob- ably no country in the world will ever do it again. And the man we have about -is the average farmer. There are some with fifty bushel crops. They are making nine or ten profits. 'Will the world believe it? A MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1016 niCKEDUPIN j'-.-GRAIN 'bought nutrlght or nhujdl'td on commission. RETURNS nude iama day received. ALL cheques for this district lisued by our Leth-brldge branch. IN direct touch with European buyers through our own export department. NONE better equipped to give you service. THE BTJSY The prlco bt liquid' iiatu'ts boon Jdvancl-d. Premiett Scott, of Saskatchewan, has gone south aBaiu .for .his health. A soveuty-tivc ndlo hurricane) is raging In Bermuda, doing uiucll damage. A Russian Orthodox church, the first in Toronto, was dedicated by Archbishop Aleauder. There will be no recount of the prohibition voto la the YuKoh. ihc- "wet" majority of three, standing. Threo hundred thousand women Richardson and Sons, Limited 201 Sherlock Bldg. Phone 777 Established 1857. W. J. Llovd. Man. Res Phone 365 Fnince are employed in the munitions number is about to! M.M. Clark, Acct. Res Ph'n 1072 Never mind, Indian Summer is to fcoine yetv This fall of the beautiful would have been 'appreciated more six weeks King -Con. is due to take a fiat in Berlin shortly if Yeuizelos keeps up the good -work. .j. WHAT WAGE-EARNERS EXPECT AFTER-WAR "Onco the jsreut curtain is dropped upon tho hist act o[ tho war-tragedy that now holds tlio o It will bo nilstid to prosont u very different tlranm; and In that Iiorfomuiiicc of rlcadjuulmimt and tliero will IIP big times with big' prob- lems that require big men. Labor must emerge from the wreck with a clear conception of tho part It is to play. Only one dynasty should survive the dynasty and majesty of people. When they take the government into their own Uieiij and tit en only, will Hie the people be the voice oC Ex- eeutive report of Dominion Trades ami Labor Congress. "Ridpath" Clothes nMiere are certain words In our language which sum up 1 of qualities, and expre.. them tersely. ''CI..I" Is one, "Ef- flclency'" another, "Rldpath'i" itlll another. This last one whsn applied to clothes, means all the good things you want In a Suit Overcoat Ridpath _1- The House of Style, Fit and Service PHONE 107 FIFTH ST. 8. factories. The be doubled. Lieut. Clark Popham, age sou of Dr. Popham, dean of Medical college r-FNFnai i FSSARD at Winnipeg, was killed at the froutiTHE CASE OF GENERAL LESSARD by a sniper, September 27. (From the Toronto Star) 1 Major-General Lessard. C. 13.. is re- The cable that Lieut.-Colonei Stan- 1 Ilorted to have announced' tfiat he ex- ton, of Rideau Hall, Ottawa, was to rctive to his farm this fall. zetted K.C.M.G. was an error. He is Canada is' in a great war. General given C..M.G. distinction only. Lessarcl is Canada's foremost profes- iionnl soldier. He expected, and every- Capt. Horace Dickey, a well known young Edmonton lawyer, has been killed in action. He was a member of a prominent Nova Scotian family. The bbflV taken from'' the Whirlpool g at Niagara; Falls has .been identified n h as that of Clarence J, Morey, of Roch- R if fa ester, Y.. 24 years of age, missing Isn't it about time prospective com- missioners of- public works were work- ing tRe overtime? Ford is support Wilson. for two weeks W. K. Tearce, manager of the Do- I minion bank heal office Toronto, was of ficially notified by military ties at Ottawa that his son, Lieut. Walter W. Pearce, had" been killed in action. Lieut. 'Thomas reported promoted to-, a captaiilcy for gallant is V go body connected with military work in Canada expected, that lie would bt; sent to the front in a high command. He was not sent. Ho has been kept at home, pacing the floor, caged, just 'how him that he must not cross Sir Sam he can take what's coming to him. hat; come to" him is that his ambitions have been squelched, his- professional career ended, and the training of a quarter of a century turned, .to-no use when the day for. its use .in. the coun- try's belialf bad arrived. existing contracts. No now ones were i being accepted, and where surplus j tonnage was asked it wus usually j necessary to refuse it, in order that' the supply might go round and every newspaper have a reasonable share. Mr. liackus thought the situation might be helped out by publishers limiting the papers to the smallest j proportions consistent with reasonable! efficiency. Ho also expressed the j opinion that in order to overcome the deficit sustained by means of- the greatly increased cost of producing newspapers, publishers should serious- ly consider the advisability of increas- ing their (subscription price. Of course, many publishers, both in the United States and Canada, have already done this, and it is undeniable that there exists abundant justification for the others to follow suit. gress north of Raincourt. British losses during September on all fronts are quoted as being 3SOO We-haven't heard It elucidated day, officers and men. Esther it's to be a rapid sand filter Sir Sam Hughes is not .big enough to forget a spice, and in consecinenco Canada is.denied the services of her foremost soldier. And. although the minister of militia is not big enough Brantford, and" was on the Imperial 1 to be just, yet nobody connected with ting Ms supporters to the polls. pl.eviOUs to: his enlistment; government seems big enough to THE CENTRE; BY ANY MEANS THE CENTRE Back in 1914. when Southern Al- berta's crops "were no better than those of Kansas the crops, in Northern Alberta very good, the Calgary papers were wont to talk or the good crops in Northern Alberta 'tributary to and to pass over very lightly the poor crop in the drouth-stricken south "tributary to Lethbridge.1 But this year the wonderful crops UE Udll. or a slow sand filter, but judging byj prisoners. Avar fuml before H. R, H. the -time -it" takes' to award the con- tract we draw our own conclusions. Government house on the last vis- it of their royal highnesses to Toron- to. Hughes -and -Wilson needn't mindj Bris.Gen_ james- honorary about "dlsfracted audiences Buririg the treasurer of the Canadian Red Cross shoulder him aside and see justice done in this case. So Major-Gen. Lessard, C.B., goes to the farm, aiid .farmers go to the -which.. move- through Lethbridge This fortnight is all the fan lives for from one October till the next THE NEWSPAPER BUSINESS (Winnipeg Tribune) Western Canadian newspaper pub- lishers have been investigating the high cost of'hews print, tliat is the If High Riverites will pay their back taxes the town council will proceed the drilling of a well to strike gas. If Lethbridgeites would pay their _ to the worlds markets are "tributary j back taxes the commissioners would to while up north "tributary think they, had struck gold! to much the crop is 'late and somewhat badly damaged by the fost 'Funny, ain't GERMANY BEATEN BUT WON'T'ADMIT-IT For the' first year of the war, while German preparedness was -crushing Belgium, Serbia, Poland_and- parts of Prance and Russia, everyone society, reports that since the paper on which newspapers a public-acknowledgement contributions [printed and. incidentally, conferring to the fund'of the society have been received amounting to upon the extraordinary advance with- in the past two years into the prodst CONTINUED EHOM .FnohTT PAOE) Raymond, Wm. Jacobs, E. Elhert and Mendelkow all exhibiting with the prizes well distributed. The display of grains-and grasses was WE GUARANTEE THE Jubilee Spark Intensif icr To fire any spark plug with two points left on it. It will fire better than new. Can be attached to any make of car with same good resulta. A well known Ford Salesman in Alberta is a wonderful device and doss all you state. I am them to my friends, and shall be Jlad If you will send mo two sets per return. I have certainly been able to make hills on which I .could not make before, and' the general Improvement is splendid" WILL GIVE EQUALLY AS GOOD RESULTS ON GAS ENGINES It makes your spark always visible, night or day, andllocates Instantly a broken wire connection or Ignition trouble of any kind. Pi-ice: each, or set of i. Exclusive Distributors for Canada and Great Britain: WILLS 60 THOMAS BLOCK, CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA Out of Town Dealers Write for Exclusive Agency. en entries being made. Price a Wilson, and Ririe divided the prizes. The ladies of Magrath and district saved the .day. Their exhibits were plentiful and good in quality. Miss i BONAR LAW One ot the most remarkable figures in British public life is Andrew Bonar Law, wiio was the Conservative leader from 1911 until last year, when lie entered the coalition government aa colonial secretary. A Scotsman, he ____ was born in the Canadian province of a dux- New Brunswick, the son of the Rev. :Tn.mes Law, 58 years ago today. He received his .education in the schools of his native province and at Gilbert Field school in Hamilton and the high School. As a young Inn PoterEou, Mrs. Bennett and Mrs. jnenlie embarked in the iron and steel Forsythe'led in the dairying coiupeti-lbusihuRB in Glasgow. At forty lie re- Defeham farmer, left for Toronto to take the Pasteur, treatment. Over a week ago Mrs, McKay was attacked by the family dog and bitten and scratched. _______ After about thirty years' work for 1 the British Columbia -government as "Colors of the autumn -woods nre- j provincial fruit inspector, W. J. Bran, vail in women's costumes this season. lireth died at his Home in Burnaby Women fall for the fall, so to speak." j recently from .heart He W tion of newspapers. In addition to Mrs McKay, wife of Kay McKay, a these increases wages have steadily advanced, lias naturally and inevitably nome to pass that publish- ers find themselves faced, .with the issue of and means .to enhance the revenues in order to meet the situation the.ship on an even financial keel. Mr. Backus, the head of the great news print mills -located on either side of the Rainy river, at Internationa! Falls and Fort Frances, ami which Courier. I Let's see; Adam fell for something like that too, didn't he9 was' The Victoria, servative, says: B. C., Colonist, Con- It is impossible not .'egret the occur1 ence at Winnipeg anxious While little doubt as to the j oriEiaatmg m ine remanta uiade by (Mr. Robert Rogers to Mr. Justice Gait, ng a commissioner to Investi- Oie r.nntracts for the erection i Manitoba .agricultural college. It entertained, we final outcome was kept asking ourselves "What will Ger a commissioner to Investi- many spring The Zeppelin, "the submarine, the monster never knew what turn the war might take .All 'that is past. The initiative has passed from the Hun. Noth- ing uas shown up this fact more clear ;iv than the German -whining about the [British "tanks." The York Tribune, under the caption, "Defeated Germany." recent- ,lv said "As we approach the end of the third campa-smng period of Um great -war, one fact stands out clear beyond all cavil There 1s no longer any ques tion in the minds of any but the most pronounced of Germany's sympathizers as to the ultimate outcome 01 the con flick It is patent to the least trained militar) eve that Germany Is beaten What the military men of the world arc now debating Is the length of time that will be required to make absolute a decision that is no longer a subject ,-Of 'debate' That is the war situation today has led to consequences --which Mr, Rogers can hardly have anticipated and to an issue which never ought to to have been precipitated in this way. If there is any doubt .as to the legal status Justice Gait as a com- missioner there must surely have been better ways of raising the question than an attack upon bis personal in- tegrity, which is what a charge of graft amounts to. But whatever may be said for or against- the conduct ot Mr. Rogers; it is impossible to excuse the newspapers which -were in haste into the matter It "has al- the boast of the Canadian press that it has respected judges rhen acting in their official capaci- ties, and it strikes us as particularly unwise trvm every point .of view for the Telegram to have mixed itself up iu this matter. survived by three daughters and four sons, two of them now at the front and a third, at the training camp at Yernon, B. C. Out of twenty-nine applicants Zor admission to the Osgoode Hall Law school, four are young ladies. They are: Miss Aileen Isabel Silk, daugh- ter of T. H. Silk, banker, of Shel- uurne; Miss Muriel "Lee, daughter of Lyman Lee, -barrister of Hamilton; Misrr Katherine MacdonsldV daughter of the late W. Macdonald, formerly a barrister at Guelph; and Miss Edith Grace Gordon daughter" of J. W. "Gor- to plunge Jrommed up in the fewest possible words Germany is beaten, but will admit it to the world. It will take allied victories on German soil to >that admission Men, money time are needed by the allies to Accomplish this result MjANY FARMERS MAKING EIGHT YEARS' PROFITS f Southern Alberta's prosperity this yjar is so great that it is impossible 'for us, who are on the ground, to grasp it, to say nothing about the ,-.stranger who has seen our wonderful The reports of enormous yields being published every day in the Her- ald give but a poor idea of the wealth produced this vear But a few figures 'based on some average crops may to enlighten the doubters, Take the case of the farmer who s''jias grown 40 bushels of wheat to the .He is selhjig 40 to-the y acre net How many profits is this "farmer'making? average .wheat: Alberta tor ten years has been a little less (ban 20 bushels to the acre The farmer with a forty bushel crop m bu two crops in one. don, of Toronto. mills supply the bulk of the news. tions. Mrs. Poulsoa, Mrs. Matkin and Mrs. Gannce carried off most of prizes in the "domestic products. These were judged by Mrs. House and Mrs. Kinscy ot" Raymond. As usual Magrath was to the fore ivitlran exhi-i bit of home-grown apples, showing the best apple, .the best collection ol! ap- ples and the best collection of crab apples. Messrs. Marker, Sabbey, .Ben- nett and Evans divided the prices in the vegetable which were judged Amos Peterson. The best collection of vegetables was shown by Levi Marker, with Mr. Sabbey second and Mr.-Bennett third. Though late in tlie season the flow- display was-a saving the tired from- business' and entered poli- tics, ana in 1900 he was elected to the house of commons from Glasgow, as a Unionist. Ho soon became prom- inent in the house because of his knowledge of commercial and indus- trial matters, and in 1902 he was ap- pointed under secretary ot the hoard ot trade. The Canadian-born states- print consumed Western Canada, principal exhibitors being Mrs. Paul- Matkin ana explained the causes of the advance I son, Mrs. Marker, Mrs. Matkiu and in prices and expressed the view that Mrs. Sabbey. In the embroidery and while the present situation might be fine arts department, judged by Mrs. man was one of the principal lieuten- ants of Chamberlain In the tariff movement launched by the latter. As the fighting opposition leader, he was a notable flguru iu the years" preced- ing the war, but when hostilities com- menced he loyally supported the Lib- eral and "restrained his followers from .hampering and har- assing party leaders in power. As a member of he has been a tireless worker, and he is numbered in the popular regard as one of those who have made'good. He lias played an important part in the deliberations -of the war council, ol! which ho was.made a member, and while not professing to be a military expert, his sound business sense has been of great assistance to his coun- try. It is said that it largely duo to his persistent demands that the evacuation of Gallipoli was carried out, and P.ritisli troops rescued from an impossible, position til some extent abnormal, the chance? were that owing to other conditions which had developed, the low prices which obtained two or three years ago might never return or at least not for considerable period. In addition Ilest of Cardston, the exhibits were profuse and beautiful. Tile principal exhibitors were Mrs. Jennings of Mrs. McKellar of Taber, Mrs. Turner and Miss Hall. Every description of work was shown to this, the demand for news print had and It deserved the commendation of of late beer, so great, especially in tUo'j a larger United "advertising hacl largely and rapidly increased, that it as all the mills could do, running day and night to produce sufficient to fill .....whole the fair was disappoint- ing for the reason that experience has taught one to expect so much better from Magrath. Get the "Peaches" that are cctnihg to you in the peach -but be sure to eat them on Shredded Wheat Biscuit with cream, a combination that ensures good digestion, health and strength for the day's work. Cut out meat and kitchen worry and serve this ready- whole wheat., food- with, the choicest fruit that grows a dish for the up- and-coming man who wishes to keep at top-notch efficiency for work or play. Serve it for breakfast or any meal with milk or cream, with sliced peaches or other fruits. Made in Canada From House to House the Good News Spreads Many housewives have found' a 'happy 'solution of the" breakfast, problem in NSW Post Tpasties. These new corn Hakes are distinctive in that Ihcy have a self-developed flavor all-their delicate, fascinating flavor of white Indian corn. Unlike other flakes; they do not depend on cream and sugar to make Ihcm palatable. 'which also brings out the wonderful '.flavor- Although the New Post Toasfics arc a great improvement in flavor and form, they cost no more Hum oidinary flakes. Have a package delivered for tomorrow's breakfast. New Post Toaslies Canadian Poslunr Cereal Co., Ont. Sold by Grocers Everywhere. The home To be in a position to repel attack and to preserve inviolate the home and hearth is the reason for the wide-spread movement 6f the "Home Guard" through- out Canada. For defense against invasion of the elements CERTAIN-TEED Roofing is the real "home Roofing protects homes and other buildings from storms; success- fully resists the attacks of rain, hail, sleet and snow; is unaffected by the sharp assaults of frost, and the withering bra of mid-summer sun. It even withstands the ravages of time, for CERTAIN-TEED Roofing is or IS years, according to ply (1, 2 or Experience proves that It will out-last the period of guarantee. The long life of CERTAIN-TEED is due to_the fact that it does not dry out, as ordinary roofing does. This is because it a made of the best quality roofing felt, thoroughly saturated with a blend of soft formula of the General s Board of Expert Chemists. This soft saturation is then covered with a coating'of a harder blend of asphalts, whichjpraventsthedryinB- out process, and keeps CERTAIN-TEED impervious to the elements for years after the harder, drier kinds of roofing have dried out and gone. CERTAIN-TEED is made in rolls; also in slate-surfaced shingles. There is a type of CERTAIN-TEED Roofing for every kind of building, with flat or pitched roofs, from the largest slcy-scraper to the smallest residence or out-building. CERTAIN-TEED is sold by responsible dealrrs all over world, at reasonable prices. Investigate it before you decide any type of roof. General Roofing Manufacturing Co. Woi-W. Larfut Mmafaclunn of Ktttuiil mittn: MeWMl, Wbnlm OlUn. Qwtoc. EdnonioD, HJBhl. ;