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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TOUR HIP. tJTninnincr. IJAII.T THUUSIUY. SKPTEMBRR Keralb Hlbcrta PAILY ANOWEEKLY Subscription Rates: delivered. per tvcet......10 Dally, delivered per year ......5300 lr, by mall, per ly. by mill, per vear......51-60 Iy. by mall, per year lo U.S..12.00 TELEPHONES EuilDCES OffiCQ Editorial Office W. A. Stuetenfn President and D John Tarraiice Duslnesa Diles ol eaylrr o( SUTJ scrip lions tp- ptar dally ou addresa label. Accept- ance of lupers after date Is CUT auihorUy lo continue sub- Ye IT King and Country Need Yen Right Now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Tho situation ID Russia is rapidly Rpp'roartlnE a crislF, Ltit with Increas- ing loyalty expressed la Kerenslcyrthe liremier has confidence that he can the storm and unilo the armies acaJnst ilie common ioe. Kor- nilofT has made some progress ID his inarch to the capital but increasing numbers of the army arc deserting him aud returning lo the support of the government. The French launched an attack on the western which was successful. Tbe Tlrltlsh repulsed a German Ellact. There Is as yet no evidence of the commencement ol another big drKe. rlieon oa farmers' Jay. Dr. Ruilmtoid docbrtd tbat it was HUH tbat Canadian people welse to ihe necessity of pulling llio. tural drains In'charge ol our depart-j uieuts at agrve him Thai tho best nsrlculiura.1 bratcs but Uo not believe? rbat they should Agriculture Is'an ludusirr which is] closely related to science, Um in sc-' curing pro4ucllcn wo be'.iovc Uui the principles of Sfieuri? ary serwiji.rv 10 ihe ol busitcss. lleve, as we liaio previously declared. that our devarlcicnts cf agricudure, should have 'fierviivs of cur Lesi asrlcuiiural scicutlst5. In I Ibal they should be dlrencd by executives who proTCii Their rapacity for r net-tire organisation la productive ends. Agriculture Is a buMness. When we put buslum methods on the'farm- when we show the farmer thai ihrre is bis profit In lorrMsed proiluvllan despite cenein Increases m the cost wo will have Increasing rather than decreasing crop areas. It the prices do not encourage the larger operations, then, they should be raised by' regulation railicr tban lowered. The worlJ demands more ftxid. rrict Is a secondary for the ticie being. There Is juit one iMng ivo .would like to add to the Post's suggestions and that Is llial our farmers. Instead PASSING The Ked f in the 17. S. has voto-i .n aiMiifonal liair luiHIou for ihe cs- aLtllshuieLit o! a hospital supply Ten i and one persons Mere killed hi railroad acclilents Ln ilio l-u- Iied Slates during 1916. and avive IttJuroJ. f Lieut. K. Siaihaui has been killed At tho annual mcelloK of Ihe Win- nfyeg tira.n Exchange, R. Uawlf, of Iho company, was circled president for 1917-1S. All elections la Ihe Illiwlos scholar- shfs In the Untied St-ifes uud Cauada t-ave lud.Mlu.teiy postponed raiise of llie war. The optical Indc throughout Canada In action. Uo came over wlih llie has been of tlic tuaterJal la- Oinadlaus and obialned R t-puimLssfon j crease In Ihe price of spectacle lenses. In tho IXirset in. DeiemLcr. 10 lake cHecl at once. llcindcer herders In the YuVon arc ___ _______ Horatio DuJ- erranglns (a 'ship a large number of g, rct.niii, who parLLc.rated In Ihe! to litlp relieve the meat the obad iiirais; In llie Unilcil Slates and ftl d later lu ihe uf lied couolrles. African slave 'rode, died in MUST NOW FIX THE PRICE OF FLOUR. The price of ihe farmer's wheat has been fixed at per The [pod 'conlrollejs have a which 'to set. the price o[ flour. Five dollars a sacfe fa Leth- Lridge la suggested ES a price which would. Biv6 the millers .a fajr l.ontloii, Kng. ter from llie roof of a N'esr tenement, Mr5. Mary Hanger, of endeavoring to ea6e unte crop Increase ..he their hcnrs laler_ TUC girl is alive. Suffering from depression brought on by III -heal til, Mrs. Byron llallc. aged YorkiTownshtp of Vdnge, near lirockvlllc, ,ilung-! commSiieil suicide by slmsbliig lier tlireal with a razor. Tvhicb .will allow for goon fanoins, should sen to U thai every aero crop- ped is prepared, in the best possible manner. This year has taught a les- son (hatvshouhl not be overlooked. Thousands of acres were slaobled in which will produce very Iftt'lo and will yield small That seme land sumicerfadowed year and crop- ped la 191S would liave insured us a larger, better eropueil Produc- tion does not necessarily mean merely a large Charted wllli the thelt of from the Renfrew Flour Mills. Limited, Hurray Slaler. Montreal local man- agor ol the company, has hcen arrest: bringing the total advanced thai gov-jcj. J. Dotiat AlUrd. bootfeeeper. Is erumeni up lo aud the charged ivllh slcallng Belli (otal advanced the allies up to 1 men In court pleaded not eulUy. UuJl margin of prohL dare to Will the food "con- "he ac'cbuula ivere" go ihe Jen s of eitaofishing a'standard.of flour to lie i sold at a Used price? Food Controller Hanoa has hinted tbat this would be poor policy because the millers would be tempted to make such a poor qual- ity flour IhaC the be all upseL :ilr. Hanna's .'sound 13 if they might be the dictates of llie .milJing Interests, Certainly, He gbr- have a lol lo answer (or Ih'ey refugerto set jths price 'of and bread, tho EarmerF have ,-had the price "of thtir product dic- tated to them. nd caused remarks ot .satisfaction, intoxicating liquors, was passed at a The town Is under ihe necessity ol sc- mreling of the executive committee ol urlns a new scavenger, as Mr. Hal-' the peoples' prohlliiticn movement of on, Ihe present official, has given no- British Columbia, lice he would, quit unless the town Till come through with a larger re-j dun D rail on 'for. this' Important work, i t was decided to accept applications I and sec if they can secure someone al he arrangements 33 at present. The finance co'mmillee were delegated Dand afcout one year ago. The remains o attend to the matter of some bills i werc shipped to Calgary for burial. TWO WRONGS DO NOT .MAKE A RIGHT.' Canada lought a civil war less than a century aea on'the Issue ol repre- 'eentalion by population. H 'about the question of Ihe'right or the 'ballot, Iha right of the majority (o rule. ilany or the bitterest fights been cen- tered Tourid franchise Even 'vet. tbere_are quesUons. ot franchise In Britain ivhich will-have, lo he settl- be iellJeil 1h'e'franchise equalizing It, taking awaj the special privileges of a class. Therefore vlicn aav drastic change In the franchise privilege IB -1 mooted, especially K U Is in the natare ol a curtailment of Ihe franchise, pepBle. naturally eye it askance. U Is quite easy to argue that voters of alien enemy origin would be-oppos eJ to conscription, nnd 11 la therefore popular to argue that they should no have a tote in the coming election ,Thb" Herald in favor o conscription bul vc do not IhinK lor that the votes of the alien enemy citizens would change the re- BDlt In Ihe least, more were the worn RD of'Canada as a whole given ihe franchise. We object (o the franchise bill now7 before Ihe house becaase Ihe principle la wrong. We believe In conscription because the principle, le right, It may veil be argued tbat the Im- migration-policy uf Canada was wrong to InTlllng.these people nerc lo belp develop the counlry. Dot two do not make.a righti and a bad sys- tem of ImmlRrallon should not be made an excuse for nerv drat Ing an act so wrong in principle as is tho present, franchise measure, which Is dangerous as a precedent and the more EO because It Is tdng railroaded through, the parliament of the people. (From Our The ylant of the StnnC-ml Screw company at Detroit, was destroyed by fire. Tho esiimateJ at Is covered by Insurance. The plant was working on unr orders. Crossed wires are said la uu responsible, but an Investigation Is in progress. No person was. Injured. The Manitoba government has do- nated to" Ihe French Wounded Kmergcncy fund. It Is Ihe nlm of this fund, which la unicr the direc- tion of H. El. Shaw, general manager of the Union bank, to raise a quarter of a million dollars ID (he three prairie provinces by September 17. Nine hun- dred bank managers are'taking a lead- ing part in the organization. A resolution favoring doiuinlon- prohibition and urging that in the federal'election only'lliose candi- Pincher Creek, Sept. coun- dates De supyorled who pledge them 11 was out In full force on Monday. Egives to support a men- sure prohibiting tDe manufacture ol [or Word was received at ChllHvrack, D.C., of tho death in a military hos- filial Iq England bl-.Major T. E. Caa- key attei anJllueas o? several months. Uastoy vras (or many years edtlor of the ChfJEta-ack Progress. He went overseas early In ihe war and saw service In France before being taken 111. Ho was -10 years old. The Victoria, B.C., branch of Ihc Federated Association of Letter Car- riers adopted the following resolution: "That this meeting request that the government "grant au immediate gen- eral increase of n liionUi to afore- mentioned employes (.letter and that all temporary employes re celve a similar increase In pay; and us it further resolved Ihal the said Increase bo granted as and ber 1, 1916, and lo bo received not Ister than September 30, 1917." Copies of the resolution, arc to be sent lo Sir Robert Horden, the poslmaslcr general and Iho secretary of the trades and labor congress of Canada'. It said ih; (he cltli ial the-postal; employes In al [es behveep. and coast are co-operating Ic this request ol Summer view occurred on last after, a lingering Illness from dia- betes. Deceased was born in Caliilnrv ia, OnL. and came here with her hue- owing to J, E. .Woods. Regarding the matter of Ihe arrears of (axes .owing by the English church, t loots as (f a settlement, i? going to ;e made wbich. will prove satisfactory all round. The church will pay rtiich will give them a clean sheet un- til ihe end of 1317. Though rather late, tie council are itiM "dickering away ia" regard lo the crude oil for the old creefe bed. The oil has failed to arrive, as yel and ,lt oaks as if llief insects, which It supposed lo-pilt hors'dc combat, 11 ;o Ihro'jghrfhelr natural evolutions SR 'ar as Ihe town. Is coiicerDed. There was some .discussion (n encft lo a trap door In the new cement sidewalk and the town o allow, it to. remain provided the owner. Is made fully responsible for any accidents that might occur. The town marshal WES given a list of -delinqueal taxpayers and he will UEC his persuasive powers to induce then-, to come across. .Mrs. Ash ey-Is st present the guest of her sister, Mrs. Jas. Russell of Dow UlanJ. Mrs. I in rt field .of Lcthbrldgd, was a visitor to her old home here last week. Mr. and Mrs. -Harry Clemenls and children arc spending a. most enjoy- able vacation al the Pacific Coast. The weather man has been excep- tionally good to us lately, the frosts have cot teen very severe, and the fall farm work goes on apace.. ACCEPTS APPOINTMENT. Brandon. Ecpt. D. Mc- regor, o! this city, has accepted an e new cement i appointment on the commission'that inallj decided control of Ihe meat1 supply of Caneda. He left yesterday for Ot- tawa, In order to be Jn lime to attend Montreal, Sept. Russian nllsslon, to returning tlio vUll made lo Peirogrnd by Senator Root and Admiral Gluiioon somo niouths ago, arrived at the yesterday from Halifax end loll last ?vonlnj at D. N. Curreut'u UU week, walling for repairs la hla auto. Mrs. Currcul ac- coinuaiited Lira to for A visit ivIlli friends (hew.r Joo Zcllk ol WlUlstou. N.D.. was a Onefour Tlsllor on Thursday aud Fri- day. Joe has eullstcd IL lLo U. 5. Hying rorpa Is YaltluK orders to report a) the training camu. Lumber has been passing throueU liero [or tho cev school at Sage creek. ami (or road over (here. Tho projwsed I runt Ifne road lo Many- berries Ilia beeu ui Is I a Id sotnewhero and we hear nothing of II ever, some of our enterprising irlt.zous arc plaanlac plow a road northeast lo connect with Ihe Wild Ilorso wheat tiall to AllJWib. STRIKING DOCUMENT dispatch from hmsbriu'X-says that the Austrian em- presa has wrUlen a long iierso mrmGrandum to tho dcrnian ciupcror dealing vl'b tho coming fourtti winter of Ihe campaign. The empress expos es many focts which Lave been hidden so far Vienna statesmen aud diplo- mats aril the memorandum Is reported to he a striking document. Word was received In OrangerlllD by W. H. While lhat Ills eon, Ftp. Howard Austin Watte, had beeu kill ed in action. Sept. (o adricffi[ received .from Wrangell, Captain S. C. nartlngton ol Seattle, has disapproved the time-accepted ihe- ury lhat the IsUuL-rfrer, a branch ol the Sliklne river in northwestern. Bri- tish Columbia ivas unnavigabie hy pi- loting a power boal over 25 miJes up that stream, The event was widely heralded at Wrangell and otben Alaskan ports, Tor "the reason that Iskut canyon and val- ley Is rated as a fine mining prospect but hitherto litlle travelled, owing lo the superstition handed down from generations holding a? uL- Lbe meeting of the commlslpn u'blch terly impassible lo navigate. will be held on Monday next. PRODUCTION AND GOOD FARMING METHODS. Spcaltlng of "The Business of Tro- n1' for 391S, the FJcandal Post very Iruthfullri give the eiopbasla to the ueceaJlty for' Immediate and frraalTB action In Ihe campaign for ID- crvMed agricultural production (n IMS, Now Is the time to lay the foun- dation for thiil effort whlcti -will help Cftoada to fulfil her duty lo Ihe em ptre and to the a doty In which hu felled fn JS17- And not h this duly, but U Is good production i? the foundation of our national prosperity Irrt keynote of Ihe addrcaa of Dr. t tt .iho The school board lield a Tery tnler- _; meting on Tuesday night last. Several Importtnt matt-ra were on Up. There has been some difficulty hi 1 ihe past regarding Ibc irregular at- tendance of some of the primary schol-1 ars. A motion to leave the matter en- tirely in the hands of the primary teacher and llie principal wag passed. J. appointed truant offic- er (or Uio year with a salary ol ?50. The tchool slalt was nn hand to see about the annual fiejd AST It waa ar- ranged Lo hol-i It on one ol the diys ot the fair and to endeavor to get Ihe gurroundinc to close on the day sfct thai a big day may be held wflh all IhP schDlard In the district participating. 'The school library has now some SOi) books and the cecd of a catalogue la felt and the secretary was Instructed to attend to the matter. Another matter that was discussed that ot clieapcr school supplies for the The board hare been con- sidering Uic question, of supplying the scholars with teit books find the cost loo expensive. Tliey will, 'Tic mailer of hand- 'frig school suppHea for Ihe srholars at cost prices, the hoard buying the sup- ?Uc3 al wholesale, Mf. and Mrs. M. D. Grey left on Sunday night for trip lo ihe "coast, Mrs, Qrey hag had very poor health ately and It la In the hope lhat the change 'will .prove beneficial lo her Ifiat (hey have none. Mr Grey Inform- ed ua that lie has not slept oul of Al- :ta for Itilrly years. trust- lhat had'pleaaaDl dreams on hi3 rim at tempt. Mrs. George Dick, who has been ab- sent for a year and seven months. In California end Toronto, I? expected home at the end of this wcefc. Mra. J. frown lelt on Wednesday for a short stay-In Toronlo, .1, Montgomery, of Edmonton, baa 'ch'vlalttnE friends fri town this week, AH. LcvaEScur left en Monday for a T weeks' Tlalt to Calgary. Mrs. of Twin Untie, who has betn the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Hi A, for (he two la now rlsHIng Mr, ami J. P. Gregory, MONTREAL Montreal, Sept. house returns for Hie week ended Scplonl- ber 13 were as compared with last year. At the Instance of a number ol Bri- tish Col'jjibla and Alaska mining men Captain.Harrington agreed to pilot a small draft vessel up the stream and M'llh several of Ihcse men as passen: gers he successfully negotiated the hitherto iintraTcrsed river. AUCTION Bern (1KE111NQ Monday, Scplfimbcr 10, lo ard JI, Oeerlng. a of Natural Reaonroes of the son, National Exhibition luu- The dealb ol .Mrs. J. A. W, Farm Land, Stock and Machinery 2% MILES N OKTII. OF OBASSy LAKE on Saturday, September 15th COWMENCINO AT 10 A.M. FARM 18 COMPOSED OF N.W. yt OF SEC. 34, 'TVVP. 10, ROE, 13, W. A OF SEC. 10, TVVP. 11, RGE. 1S, W. THE LAND IS ALL UNDER CULTIVATION, NATURAL OAS, LOTS OF GOOD WATER, 3H SECTIONS OF GRAZING LEASE ATTACHED TO LAND. 13.00 PER ACRE CASH, BAL. AT I PER CENT. 10 milch cows, a jeara old, Holilelns 10 aprlngeri, 3 years old, Holftclo! anrl Shorthorna, Ircjh in NoternVr; SI r-ycar olll hclfcra, Kulntelni and Shorlhorni, s'jppojfil lo be in calf, due In May; 30 jMrllnrv tnJ 18 now ke In calt, Holalelns and Shorthorns; 1 rcgltlnrcd Shorthorn bull, all 6 years old, 1SOO 1 standard bred 8 lusnUn old, can calves. 1 blf EeldfnE, 6 7carn olj, ielfht Ijio' 1 fielding, 4 years old, weight HOO. llu.; 1 gray gelrllns, 3 'years old, weight 1200 Its.; 1 buclukln goldlr.g. 5 years old, weljhl 1200 Ibs.; 1'fcay EeWlng. 3 7e'ar> old, weight 1200 Ihi.; 1 aorrcl rnulc, 3 years old, v, eight 900 tbj., audible for clilHrnn; 1 krov. a mule, 12 yean old, welglit 1000 Ibi., iultr.ble for cblljrcn. 1 sets ilouble 1 set single drlrlim birufla; 1 Deerlag binder; 1 mowor; 1 Van Brunt dotble disc drill; 1 land pecker; 1 disc Eon barrow; 1 John Deero plow; 1 Cochthutl disc gang; 1 fanning mill; 1 New Deal wafan complete; 1 Blcel tint; 1 double) seated democrat, complete vela and shattt; 1 3-h.p. pamplui engine; 1 water tank; 1 IS-Urrtl valcr tank; 40 tons Wntem Rye grus hay In stack; ZM tu. of ok) laitibln.for I Ametlcin cream icparator; 1 WlUlami. icwlns 1 steel range; All nousehold i'od other ullclea too numeroii3 (o montfon, ALL UNDER 110.00 CASH, 6 PER CENT. DIS- COUNT OH ALL OVEB TIME WILL-IE GIVEN OH MORTGAGE SECURITY TO iti. iriTEREST 12 PEA CENT AFTER DUE. LUHCH AT NOON. D. M. GARRISON, W. A- PORTCOUS, CkrV D. E.IKINO .OWNE Ideal For Wash-Day The Kootenay Range accommodates the wash boiler and still leaves four holes free for cooking. This allows you to serve wash-day dinners that are just as good as other days and doesn't interfere with your laundering. 'Ask our dealer or write for booklet. KOOTENAY RANGE LONDON TORONTO UOHTKEU. WIlTinFrO MSCOUTCI ST. JOJIIt. K.B. HiMILTOtt CUCiKT T7 IDHOHTOII For Sale by the TAYLOR HARDWARE CO. STOP! Excellent Half Sccfiftn of Irrigated Land Half Mile East of Coaldale. COX CO. LETHERIDOE PHONE 1808 PRICE TERMS WiU Surpriw You. IA THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE 5R EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O.. U-B.. D.CL. P K V.'F. JONEi Aii'l Gml kSK JOHN AIP.D. Com! Mvuitf 9 V. C. BUOWN. of Bnncha CAHTAI UP. T RESERVE FUND. FOR SAVE4GS Few people are sufficiently alive to the need of carefully selecting a deposi- tory for their savings. Tlhis Bank pro- vides a safe place for yoo.; i: Lethbridge Branch-- R. Mgr. Until You Hear of Some- thing Safer and Better You should place your savings 'where they will cnrn good interest. If your savings aro deposited in the Treasury of the i'roviucc of Alberln, you obtain 5% for every day they tire on deposit