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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VAGE FOUH THK LFTHBRITXiB DAH.T IlEIUU Eetbbribge Ueralb A I LY A N D W E E K LY (ubicriptlon Rater. Dally, delivered per wees Dally, delivered per year Patly. by mall, per by mall, per f, by per year to U.S..J-W TELEPHONES Business Offica Editorial Office SV. A. Bucnsnon President and Manaslns Director John Torrance Eualness Daios eipiry ct suDscrlpilom ap- pear dills- on address Accept- inco of papers atior. ciplrnuon dtte n pur authority to centlaiw tho BCrlpUoo. Your g'and Country Need Ycu Right Now! entns! ot the western electorate to tie necessity at any cost of winning llils war as far as in us lies, is cue ct the most hopeful things In Canada tor many a year. Thousands ct men women are no louser thinking lu terms ot political parties at all; they src only for an opportunity ot expressing unequivocally uroa a tuodamemal national issue. Much of this was lo have been ex- pected The response ot the west lo lhe appeal for volimlsry enlistment was altogether aa insi'iriiis thing; and u-acttcaSly every man has gone reirffnts a family whose Interest in the Dews of the day centred not in tho Jtmur-es ci political parties but in Iho casualty lisli, from the western tronl. It that spirit does not grow Tvltu the evenls lhat arc now happening or '.upending lu Europe, iho result will elie humau nature. Where the irea- ure Is, there will ihe heart bo alfo. (lance over the names In the apers. Those who are iuMng an rtoiv st lead lu the practical fusion ot iooal interests In Manitoba are those s a rule whose interests are with heir sons or their brothers ia renches. Without ufsrussins other political questions here, it raay be said hal Ihere are .men in every constiu- ency In Western Canada who will see n it that no candidate at [he coming election escapes main issue liehinil And sill1.' no mayoralty candidaie lias tossed his hat into the rlns. .THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Russian leaders appear to have more tear for the safety of the Russian fleet In the Baltic as the result of Ger- tnsny's capture ot Riga, th.m they have lor the safety ot FetrOErad- The Rus Man fleet is believed to be at the mercy of the Germans and its loss irould bo oven more o! a disaster tha: the taking ot their, present capita city. There Is little likelihood tha the Germans will bo able Id advance very far towards Pelrojrad. The al- most interminable marsh lauds in the rainy season provide a most effectual d5fence for the city. The Italians are rapidly pressing on t. _ towards an ultimate and decisive vie- tha honors. >est. tory on the Austrian front, where the very best ot Austriin troops aie eugag- (Sptrlal to tht HeraU) Ferule, Sept. Gorman caine in this mornjps? from Lethbridgo. having in charge a suspected partici- pant in the safe-blowing attalr nt Mi- chel so'jie. three thousand dol- lars were secured by the blowing of the safe in the Triles-Wood stores. The police will el'? no panlcutare regarding arrest, but it is huown that the man brought here lias been a visitor in Ferule and is Xuown along the Pass. He Is being held pending further development which may result In the capture cf others. Mr. liallantyue, field secretary ol the Y.M.r.A with headquarters al Calgary, is in town ani n meeting of citizens interested In that work Is to tve heM tonight in the city hail. A nniteJ effort to secure a local or ganizalic-n will ba made, with bright proespects of success. Colonc-1 Machay, purchasing agen of the Great Northern Railway, return ed to town this morning from a suor UP MAN His Excellency the Duko of Devon- opened .the, new assembly ball ul Whltby Military liospital. Serct H. W. Grristnch. of Edmon- ton, a cousin ot Orlesbach, has been killed In action. Hvdro oy-laws were "arrlcd !-j I ton. V.'ellinelou and votes aeiregatlnx 5J2 tor and only r.gainst. Mark Mensel, o Toledo miller, has Some-eleven hundred IcVal tribun- als under the rullllary service act have beea already arranged tor. Forty Kansas City policemen iiave been dismissed for refusing to rldo on street cars to protect imported strlke- I breakers. The editor of the l.udluglon. 1 Sews'' has been fined flOO {or con- 1 tempt' of court tor criticising the judge's method of conductlnc court. Tho >ork ot reclaiming men Mark Mensel, o Tclwlo miner, nas Tno Of reclaiming men been inadetadmlnistraior of the wero rejected for military sen-Ice ho- nour mills (n Iho Ohio valley under j cause of physical dcfecls is lo -be tho U.S. national food act, j taken-up by prominent citizens of the _ i Borough Queens, Now York. According, lo an eslimat'o by City Engineer Uaird. the population ot Sergt. Fred R.- Urown, oldest son Saruta Is increasing at she rate of! of Mr. anij Mrs. John Brown, of Green _____ vpar tt'BR killed fit VlUlV JtlUfie, WllCt i smoke of verbal ambiguity. I yucit to his home in Seallle. TUo col- far as the electorate itself Is con- cerued at any rate. Western Canada will be fundamentally divided by elec- tion time inlo two classes vnl two only, each casting about !or ot expression. There will be the conEcriptionlsts end there ivill be the copperheads. Edmonton has a street car strike. Probably.thetsystem will Quit losing money for a few days. Last yeai- Bow Island was the premier wheat shipping point in Al- berta. The year before Barons took ed in endeavoring to-stern tho tide. A fierce battle is now raging. If you don't want to leave finger-prints ouel reports times in the Sound City very lively.- Over twenty-seven hun- dred workmen go through the gates ot tlse steel ship tiulldlng plant at noon and two thousand men are workins in the ship bulldinf yards at Uallard. There were thousand people In lhe Labor Day par- ade last Monday, and little apprehen- sion of trouble with the labor situa- tion Is felt. Mr. Hough, attorney, and Mr. iiaii, both of aud both of the di- rcclorale of the Elk Lumber Co., spent yesterday in town, and visiting tho scene ot the late disastrous lire atj their camps on Spruce Creek. 'The company is preparing to resume log- ging operations for next year's sawing. BRITISH SHIPPING LOSSES. London. Sept. merchant ships sunk by mine or submarines in the past week numbered 20 ot more than 1.600 tons -nd three under 1.600 more pian one- per year, Lieut. O. Hi Avooil, Army Service, is gazetted flying officer; Capt. J. P. ArfhauibauU, Infantry, to command depot as acting major; Capt. J. li. Goodall, Medicals, to be acting major while specially employed. woofl. was killed at Viuiy .Ridge, vrhe ho wasjrytne to set to a wounded trleiid in a sliell hole. Lieut. T. C. Bedell, of the Medicals has been appointed acllng command ing officer o! tha Canadian convales cent hospital at Epsom, replacing _ Lleut.-Col. Irving, on leave to Canada There aro approximately 500.000 Brlg.-GeD. J. F. Embury has been post drus addicts in .New York city and; ed to a Saskatchewan regiment, the number Is increasing, according to information made public yesterday by At a John G. Kerr, niasp internal revenue agents who liavo of Chatham, and until a few month "ken part ?ecenl raids. ago a Liberal of tho hard-flphtlug type 1 has accepted the nomination ot th The Sew York'public library has new riding of Kent, and he will on been designated bv ihe library war poso A. B. McCoig, the present Lib council as one of twelve collection Ural member, on n purely wlu-tlw-wa centres in the camvaicn for 000 which is being raised for the nulptnent and establishment ot lib- GETTING READY FOR YEAR'S FAIR. The Hersld is pleased to see that action is to he tajwui shortly- towards e organization of a board to handle "the'records of time keep iccordins to the official state- on from-the A.P.P. They're no' finger-print business. to criminal suit and >emo r in tae a "district fair. Xow is tho tlmo lo yeh start' airangements for next year's lair. Let us decide the stylo of exhi- iiilion ve want ind set -the. date set >s soon as possible. We are also pleased at the sugges- tion .whicJi-has been made that a fat Piots. and counter-plots are the or- der of-the day In Russia. Meanwhile Kerensky lan8B on and it looks as If vould come out rignt side up 'pjirt cnlft and an automo- jw mlsht bo combined as a autouiobile busi- BrlHsh seamen will punish German seamen for their foul deeds after the war. The name of the German sea men will be mud for rears to come He has placed himself outside; the pale. iprms The automobile husiness grows nees In "Lcthbridge is "wortby ot some We hare Sirs now lend sues notice, and it would help a great jng (0 fae An atitomo. deal to raake-arsprins.stoclc show a uent issued today. The weekly summary follows; "Arrivals, 2.3S1; sailings, "British merchant vessels over 600 tons sunk; including two previous- y, 20; under l.C-00 tons, including one jrfjviously, S; fishing vessels sunk, none. "British merchant vessels unsnr cessfuliy attacked, including five pre- viously, nine." British merchant vessels sunk the previous week by mine or submarines numbered IS over tons, and five under tons. inccess by1 atlracliaE people' to'.tie aty. The main consideration Just at the present Is to get' IbV best possible hoard to handle the exhibition, and fo find the right manager. There is no question' tial the "people ot South- ern Alberta will support an exhibition improperly staged and'managed. HOW'S THE TIME TO JWATOH AUSTRIA. Months ago "John Bull" said "Watch Austria." 3 recent issue the Financial Post Jntlmated that there seemed to be IwlinK in the United States among big and fn diplo- matic circles that the.war would be sooner be expected lieeause of conditions In Austria. The tost Intimated that the U.S.-govern nent seemed to he acting slowly ln; "closing "certain large munitions con- and the' reason advanced was that Austria was. endeavoring to se- cure peace, overtures having been throneh the King of Spain. And sow, cornea, word that .the fullansVna.ve .taken tho last real j ifronehold- of the Austrians in the mountains, and thai little in the way dr uturcl fortifications and obstacles (Una's in.the way of a victorious ad- 'of; tie Italians on Lublanla, the road to Berlin. while the outlook In Russia )3 iSwIll certainly be wortn while to watch Austria dt'rlng the next few bile baron is all that Is needed now to make it ra.nk._with the packing business. The story of the Canadian Engin- eers InTrance and Belgiunrls a thrill- ing one. Germany evidently failed to guro that Canada owns' the: greatest ailway. system' in .the world from which to "iupply men to help drive through lo Berlin. BRITISHER SUNK Mass, Sept. sinking of "the British steamer KeiiuiOTc, ably by a German submarine, was re ported in cable advices received her today br F.uroess, Withy -Compan> Limited, "owners.'" nulptnent ana estaDi.snmeui Hurled against a fast rcvolvln arles bv the. wsr.'.'seri'ioe committee j emery wheel when a pile of steel rlu f the American Library association.j collapsed. notarv commissioner of! iusfainetl severe Injuries lo his arm eeds in New York state who asks or i ami face. Where his aras came eceives more thai, 12 cents for ad: contact with the emery vrhee ministering the'Qrdlnary oath In con- flesh was ground away almost to tt nection with an affidavit, subjects him- linnn. ;elf ,al prosecuction, civil ivalf Attorney-General bone. suit and removal: Attorney-ueneral The following Canadians were i Merton E. Lewisi hold In an opinion -vested by the king at BucUmghr made public.' palace, (infantry esccpt othenv. mauw tiuu I Distinguished Service Ord, Indignant when ho saw Abram Sll-j Major Stauclilte Watson Machine ,er a junk dealer, drivo by with a Military Cross and Bar; Lieut. Robe bundle of up in an Amerl- Murray, Engineers; Military ;Cro can flag Walter Thorpe, ot Mount, Capt. William Cameron, Ueut. makq the- driver [cert Eastwood, Lieul. Frederick tr take the dag off the bundle. Ar, cr, Lieut. Milton press, Ueut. Wai ment followed, and Motorcycle Police i Hlrd. 'Artillery; Lieut. Ml FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1917 NON-PARTIZAK LEAGUE. Sopt- non partisan caguo for womcix was formed al a leolhiE Iho Industrial Ilureau last Ighl, a largo number ot ladlei ree's- cilng as memUera, M tlio rctcpt liieetiDE ol Iho Mnc- od Prcabytery't bo, following resolu- n was and coplC3 voro (or- ardcd to Sir Itoberl Donleii. Sir li Lauricr auil W. A. Uuchanan P.: The presbytery having respect to e grave crisis iajcmr jiallonal affairs U Uio SIT I cms daogers tl.rcatetiins r uatlotial well-being, record Ibeir aiby. gcncrsl assembly mandms conscription ol en, weaUli, powers as the eft'ec vc means of winning Iho war. an tractors. Only high clasi work leavei cur and we will you prlcci thai are right. 'NIVEN BROS. 216 Flret Av't.'s.' Phone I! You Hold A 4th Class Engineer Cerlificate is issued by the Depart- merit of Marine or its English equivalent and ire a British Subject you are probably eligible for one of the vacancies as Engine Roorn Artificer, in Ihe newly commissioned ships of the Canadian Naval Patrol It is an effective way to place your qualifications at ibe service of your country during the War; while the pay is good, from J1.85TO j2.50 PUU DAY wilfi free food, lodgings and kit, logelherwithSZS.OQmonth- ly to dependents. There are nctnclei tlio lor Sioktrj at J1.20 1'EH UA.Y pint iimiltr allowancti, ilio tor toma icimen and otbcr ritioff. Apply lo Nearest Naval Recruiting Office, or to the Department of the Naval Service, Ottawa. flag. loiuiwea, ana .-vioiuii-jiiu j V t Reilly, who overheard the dls- Engineers; Lieut. forced Silver lo remove theiHoj-al Red Cross. First Class, Katherln'e' Maclatchr.' Flight Lieut. Walter B. Flett, D.S.O.. of Toronto, has received the Victoria, B. (S.-Tho ftilarc, British admiralty the do Guerre of the''Victoria'.and Sydney Ra from the French war office. .Thia wwla subsidiary .GreaJ_Norlheni, the Frenc armv :or. wo German raid; his qU wo German gunner -sticktaB.' to; bis -Vort though j SatufdijrV shot througli the wrist and, ankle EDMONTON TO FIGHT STREET RAILWAY UNION Edmonton, Kept city coun ell toniBht refused to accede to the proposal ol the. striking employees o he street railway, lhat the men should be reinstated without prejudice, pend- ing tlie'arbllratlon ot a 10 per cent, raise in The original schedule was.Tbr a'2Q per cent. Increase. Superintendent Mbir of the street railway system says .that' he has prac- tically enough men to operate the EVG- tern, many of them being experienced men A number of the strikers ap- plied for'their old johs, and were put to work.. Curs were operated on a number today. Once in tins, Now in Cardboard We to perform K patriotic, duty nrd >tU1 nuinUln Ike high jUndaid of ibe delkiouily aitp fruhneat oi ,THE ._. OF PARTYISM. If something should hsppen which Vould blot out all tho.partylsm of the electors lot'.CanadsiOTOrnight so .that they would he in o noaltlon neit roorn- ing to !lno up'for the prosecution of lie war to the utmost, what a dif- ferent attitude there would be through- oal.tlie.lenjth and breadth of the Do- mlnlo'n very short time. It 13 hard to gel away.from old party affilia- tions, and 'this narrowing of ylsloa harm. It has not yet been demonstrated that we cart be governed belter under any'other system than the party system, but It would be a food thing for something to hanpaii once In'a trhila (o do'away with 'tV which fesuits in. the In- growlns hind of parlyism which sees noltilns In the other teilow hut soas- tiing of which to bo suspicious. Winnipeg Press very aptly In deillns with this question: Th'jre is reason to helieve that a fnbsUltinl majority ot Canadian cll- would be absolutely sound on of getting on with the tor, in o enUngliriif tb'e'l a or paftyi sm atiiP InsW I uin ti It M ju4 miDlcloa. Tha awaV. In helping to consent tke tin npprf lor the mldiers, we Iffond urdboatd cartons carried our hocviti joit u Mir Ordered fn Terr ofttn. Jam grocer !oi OM ot new fKitftt. You'll like try our VANILLA WAFERS Tlicy'rt t little better tktn you Bric-nt Csapssy, UKONTOX, Ahi. Don't Forget Or Delay 'As a people far removed from tlic scenes of actunl acln and intense suffering in Francc-as n people Immcs and properly remain intact, wiiose children are safe from .being taken intq bondage and i people are Tree frora air raids and ticalli dealing nnssilcs-as a people who have no idea of'the hrn'al of lhe Iliin'ard 'nt love for a 'people who hy'llie (-rare of (lot! are permitted to cootinue in business and enjoy the fruits of the carlli We Must Consider it Privilege and Our Boundeh Duty ho the helpless, wamlrrincr. war-it-V-kon n.-.Bnils ftho fathers and motJiers of French soldicr.0 in the wcnptured and devastated portions -of France, where total dire necessity reign supreme. FORGET OR DELAY To Send Your Donation to the FUENCH WOUNDED EMERGENCY FUND (Undtr lhe Authority of Ihe floverrnitr.1) Prtsidtnt. H.R.H. The Outi of.Csnnjughl. f-n w The .THE ESTABLtS'HED POLICY of tht> houoo list been net :ohly to hav4" pur customers expect HIGH GRADE mtr- J '-ch'andlte, bui'iljo to live up'to thtlr1 WE HANDLE GUARANTEED WOOLENS ONLY. They rtand the teit- et. uie ami our bualneti has bren built not by tupplyirig cheap fabric, but by lUpplyiHB the belt fabrtc-i obtilnable for the money.'- ANY ONE. under 'pretent cin iccure imrU- tlon wooleni thatMook like the real bill when they beeri awhile, and they do not itand up, ITS TOO LATE. fi WE RELY ON QUALJTY AND WORKMANSHIP to please customers and InircaBc our trade. C.Ridpatk PHONE 730 TAILOR-TO MEN AND WOMEN PIFTH ST. S. Founded for Hie specific purpose of rondcrinrj succor lh wounded and lo rehabilitate I'rtnrf, families in tho "nll.hish Leap th 1 r lhe wounded and lo rehaltate rtn, ame the Him is leaving in his wake with tiie1 continuous or the Allies. Everyone Give Something (or Tfa Nable Cause Don't Forget the First Appeal Sept 17th THRESHING OUTFIT FOR SALE 25 H P TRACTION ENGINE IN GOOD CONDITION. SAWYER AND MASSEY SEPARATOR WITH BELTIMG, 32 INCH CYLINDER. WILL BE SOLD ON GOOD TERMS: APPLY TO JI A. SMITH _ 'SALE AND' FEED BARN, LETHBRI.OOE. GIVE TO-DAY GIVE Kindlx lend all confribulront to H. B. SHAW, SO., (Central K.msiJtr. A V Union Bink ol Winnipeg. I ,ALl CONTlIBUtlONS BE GRATEFUUY ACKNOWLEDGE.' Opening of Agrictiltufal at .Giareslidlm The Provincial Agricultural School, Clares- holm, will RE-OPEN on TUESDAY, OCT. 30J 91 7 ire offered In Practical Agriculture .nd' Household Science.' v No enfrsnce examlnatlor. raqulreil. The courts It abioTutely