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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AGE FOTTH 5b: DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor find Publisher* HE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 23 6th Stroet South. Lathbrldge W. A. President ana Managing Director ha Tori an ce  - Business Manager and the whole matter-of marketing Southern-grown cattle, hogs and �heep, should be martc so tlint tho farmers who are undertaking the raising of livestock may know Jus' what marketing conditions are at present, and the possibilities of tho future. Wo have been trying for a long time to Ret tin internal elevator here for (he benefit of the grain growers. What are iv(> doing to make . market ing conditions bettor for the growers of livestock? Splendid Talk on Co-operation is Heard By Large Crowd On Saturday TELEPHONES Office .............. 1S52 Office .............. 1224 ashless "Itorial Subscription Rats.?; ally, delivered, per week ......10 alls-, delivered, per year . ....S5.00 ally, by mail, pjr year ......?4.00 "eskly, by mail, per year .....$1.50 'eekly, by mail, r.or year to U.S.. J2.00 Dates of expiry of subscriptions spar daily on nddres3 label. Accept-ce of papers s.flc. expiration oate Is ur authority to continue the subscription. HE PROGRESS FTHE WAR The first stroke of the, long-adver-"ed Hun push on the west front may 6w definitely be said to have betvi tipped. The enormous losses of the way, the" tiring of his troop*, ihf eavy^.rain and tho necessity ' for ringing up his artillery are the con-Ibutini; causes, but in the. meantime Dth. French and British are pushing firy..advantage, retaking valuable t�und and preparing for the next I elaught, which it is believed, ha* | X its olfiect the cutting of the rail- j ay from Calais to Paris through I Isas, That ,the allies will be ready j r them is indicated by the state- ] ent from French sources that very j 'fr of the French reserves nave as j t'been thrown into the battle. j 'General Focn, supreme comniand-' in-chief, has passed the word arid "lerican troops are now marching to Picardy to take their, places oulder to shoulder with the French d British. Indications today are that The Germs are pushing towards Petrograd lie In the Caucasus the Russians organizing against the TurkB. :DO YOU UNDERSTAND , THE INCOME TAX ACTT The Herald understands there is quite a lot of confusion on the part of citizens, farmers especially, as to what constitutes income as it would : be considered under tho Income Tax Act. For Instance, a farmer told the Herald he raised -H'O bushels of . wheat and 400 bushels of oats last I year, and didn't know whether or not i he came under the net. As Jhe value , of these products alone of his farm at ! last year's prices would be $4,500. it j is necessary that he make an income ! tax return. It is piui-iblo' tint ex-| penses would be such that his net ln-! come would bo less than $3,00u, the j (�Special to the Herald) Macleod. Apr. 1.-President Wood of the U.F.A., spoke to a full house on Saturday afternoon in the town hall. While it was snowing heavy all day tho people came for miles to hear the man who talks farm sense to fanners. His theme was "Co-operation." He went back to the early stages of the world, and traced his subject from the first business transacted, when co-operation- began, following it to the present day, always and everywhere success came where this had been followed up. Even today, said the speaker, the great world war will be-won by the co-operation of all the allied nations, having this one (heme, and then by each individual member of the great allied armies, realize that on me depends the success. So today the great success that has come to the farmers of Southern Alberta in growing the greatest crops of' wheat the world has exempted amount in tho case of married man, but as his gross income^ known, is due entirely to the co-oper-was over $3,000 he is required to ation and even greater things are in make the income tax return, so that in tile store for you men and women here , . if you will co-operate"lit all things, specters may decide whether j great or gman> Uieil pnly wln you " SCHOOL REPORT OF NOBLEFORD .i (From Our Own Correspondent) Xobleford, April 1, 1918.-The school report for the last month has Just been issued and shows clearly that the __, standard set in the beginning of the _ ', , , , , , i year has been maintained. The two Yesterday was April 1st and the i teachors are weH satisfied with the first of the spring months. But win- \ progress that the children are mak-ter held sway. April Fool again! | ing. The standing for the month is _ I as follows: Grade 8. - Ralph Vanderwonde 6.5, Clare Scratch TG, Edward Hof- No more of those little oblong packages from Michel and Maple Creek. The cruellest April Fool's joke of all! Canada must save wheat. To do i so, substitutes must be provided. But to would be interesting to know whe-i save wheat flour when oat, corn and er tire bank amalgamations recent-j rye products are higher in price than announced have been passad by the j fjour even though oats, corn and rye vernment with bis consent. It will! , .. . , ..�, � remembered that at the time of jara relatively lower. It would be a a Royal-Hamilton merger proposal j sooi business for the government to o made a statement of policy that he ; investigate the prices charged for the hid not favor further amalgama-i avaUaole substitutes. ns unless it were in the public in- I ____ l-est, and this was taken to mean j fct ho would favor such a course , hen the institution being absorbed j as in a weak condition. In the case ' Says the Cardston Globe: Lethbridge board of trade has memorialized the Dominion government � the Northern,Crown its absorption i to keep land speculators out of Blood stronger bank might have been i Indian reserve land recently offered "ir.ouraged a couple of years ago on : for settlement. Absolutely correct. ; is ground, but it has since been de- \ Too much western land is already in: eloping renewed strength; - there haa ' speculator hands; neither in thei ever been any reason to doubt the j Blood reserve nor anywhere else ! an-.linjj of the Hank of British North , should there be any land for these | "ltriea. - j unearned increment sharks who refuse The point here, raised is not "one as ! to produce themselves and make it' the advisability of the amalgama- j impossible- for others to produce. . ops which have been passed-wa : -- ! elieve they will both work for im-\j The Lethbridge Herald says that-aved banking conditions-but rather j the "honorable ladies'' have made the : to their significance in relation to ! most effective and eloquent speeches : .e control of the Department of Fi- \ So far delivered at the present ses- j 'Bee. ! sion of the Alberta house. We can j i quite believe it. But whaC would the; Herald say if it. had the grand and glo- man, fin, Helen Finley62.5. Grade 6.-Eric Cranatoun 84, Peter Hofman 7#. Adrlanne Vanderwonde 72, Wilber Kaake 68S, Coriene Benoit 65, Claude Hunt 56, frene Finley *3, Evelyn Finley 42. Grade 5.-Gerald Noble 65, Millie Withage 55.5, Herman Vanderwonde 47.5, Mary Weight 40.5. Average of attendance 77.63%. Teacher, E. M. Pyke. The Junior school's average attendance is 90.45%, and the teacher. Miss Mcintosh. The standing is as follows: Grade 3:-Dorothy Buchanan 80. Grade 2 Senior.-John Berg-strom 72, Raymond Hunt 69, Anthony Vanderwonde 64, Julia Benoit 62. Grade. 2 Junior.-Jean Buchanan 72, Herbert. Bergstrom 68. Grade 1- Johanna Gelderloos 70, Donald Buchanan G5, Lillian Hunt 64. Red Cross. The Xobleford Red Cross met in the basement of the church last Wed-nesday afternoon and accomplished a fair amount of sewing. The meeting will be held as usual on Wednesday next at 2 p.m. On Thursday, April 4th the monthly business meeting will be held in the church at 8 to meet the rapidly growing demand for gasoline in this part of the west. Two tanks, each with a capacity of lfiO.0.00 gallons will be built, and the material is already on the way, together with workmen to instal them. A 3-acre site has been purchased at Coutts from the C.P.R. Outside Re-gina this will be the largest storage the company has In Saskatchewan or Manitoba, and with the 250,000 gallon addition to be made to therplant here, the company.will be able to store 1,-250,000 gallons in Southern Alberta to meet the heavy demand. This is more than 20 times the storage capacity at Lethbridge at the present time. The erection of the big tanks at Coutts is brought about principally to meet the new regulations of the Unit- threatened strike ed States requiring Canadian importing companies to have a license to import from the States. The tankage to be erected at Coutts will accommodate three trainloads of tank cars. The Coutts station will be under the control of Mr. Green, the local manager of the company here, and three or four men will, be stationed there to look after shipments. 000 alleged to have been collected in the sale of some Ojibway property as "secret profit." Accidental death was the verdict of the jury Investigating the death ot Lieut. Geo. E. Robinson, whose body was found on the ice at the foot of a cliff on the outskirts of Brockville. Sir flrien Cokayne is elected Governor of the Bank of England, to succeed Baron Cunliffe, who retires after five years service as governor. '.An agreement has been reached-between the miners and steel workers of the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company, and the company thus averted a Thirty-three American telephone girls, who speak Englirh and French equally well, have reached France to operate the switch-boards in the army headquarters. First British wounded from German offensive reached Paris on a special hospital train, ! :i Peter James '.Tenner died on the same farm In Rnlicgh township on which he was born 88 years ago. A Dominion Bureau of statistics is to be oreated In connection with the 'Department of Trade and Commerce. * "- : Within -the. past fow days in Lon-jdon, Out., several stilus of property of unnaturalized, German .citizens have taken place. . Windsor manufacturers have. formed a,'Cooperative� Agricultural Association, ' aiming ' to cultivate nbo ;aeres)  '\ ' , -, - The" recently, formed. Imperial Order jof .Sims...ot'it'h.e Efppire is 'starting tin agitation for a Dominicn-w'de system of nat'ional public schools. Archdeacon Cody -and Prof. -A. H. Abbott urged .the -claims of greater production in addiesses  to Toronto teachers. , Sir John Hendrie, Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, prorogued the legislature with all the usual pomp dispensed with. Louis Lavere will spend the next three months at Burwash Prison Camp for being a defaulter and refusing to answer questions. The fine of $259..50 was imposed upon George Smith, proprietor of the Walker Hotel, Windsor, for violating the Ontario Temperance Act. As a result of charges brought by the public prosecutor a court-martial has ordered the criminal prosecution of former-King Constantine. Pte. Charlie Stewart died in Germany, a prisoner of war. Ho was :son of Alex. Stewart, K.C., formerly a barrister of London, Ont, now of Edmonton; j Charles A. MfcCnffery was burned to death; William Cottle, William' White were badly burned in a fire which destroyed the latter's house at Port Reeve. Major ,T. Hartt, M.P.P., Orillia, 177th Battalion, who was granted leave to attend the session of the Provincial Legislature, left the east on his way back to France. Supplied with current from batteries worn on a belt, an electric light to be mounted on a surgeon's or dentist's forehead to aid him in his work has been patented. A number of jitneys are still operating In Winnipeg. A majority of the city council recently passed a resolution favoring the abolition of the jitneys as a concession to the street railway, and this was to be effective on April 1. However, the bylaw legislation against the running of automobiles for a fivo cent fare will not be completed and ratified for a wctk or so and meanwhile a number ot Jitney owners are continuing their trade uu--mole�ted. Pope Benedict expressed deep concern on receiving reports of the occurrence, at the loss of life in tho .Paris, churah which wbb struck by a German shell. Fire originating froitj.crossed wirea in the rear of the Oliver H.Guttrldgo four storey,, brick huildirig/ at Atlantic �City swept a half block of Tennessee avenue, gutting- night -business buildings and causing I300.00Q damage. Steve Saffront, an. 'Austrian, and � Mtchuol Stern, an" Hungarian, wore I charged, in' Brahtfofd Police Court .with broach of Immigration Act, They will be deported- tt> Cleveland, which tliey'claim>s their home. � Frank , Telford, a, Southwood farmer, was committed - for triai.. on a  charge of having're�eived structtng St. Clair, river, Port Huron has asked the War Department to declare that stretch-ot the shore a barred zone. , . , � Teats of Chatham's water show that it contains bacteria of intestinal orl gin. It Is stated that the quantity of sulphate of alumina could safely bo doubled and an incroaae of 26 per cent,inade in hypochlorite. A. McGill, Dominion analyst, has advised tho government to exercise caro in connection with the importation of beaus grown in warm climates, because of the dangerous large amount, of prussic acid they contain.  Hon F. B. Carvell announced that only absolutely necessary public works would be gone on with during the war, and that a reduuetion Ot about 100 was to be made in the staff of his own department. Paymaster and Hon. Captain Theodore Jean Saucier > .> $ HOG PRODUCTION It is a matter of the greatest importance that Canada should increase her production of BACON HOGS and other live Btock as there is at present a world-wide shortage of meat. Good markets for some time to come are assured. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in ^ood standing to acquire live stock. m Lethbridge Branch- - R. T. Brymner, Mgr. ;