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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta tAGE FOUR THE LETHBVIDG E DAILY THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1915 Sbe c, Hlbena OAILY AND WEEKLY. 1UBSCRIPTION RATES: Onliy. delivered, per year H.oo Dtlly. by moll, per yenr 3.00 .Weekly, by mill, par year...- TELEPHONES: HICKED UP IN SSINGI FOR THE HUSY MAN Business Oflice Editorial Ofllce W. A. Buchanan John Toiranet Managing Director Uusluess Manns" THE WAR SITUATION Inlercsi in the news from ihe "war zones centres m I lie Russian cam- paign in Carpathians. Tliai the Russians arc prosecuting their ad- vantage to the .lull-is seen frciu the report that. Germany is rushing troops to the aid of the Austrlans. Whether this move, hitherto successful, succeed this time, or whether it wil be a signal for an allied advance on the west remains to ho seen. These German tactics cannol always sue ceed; the time will come when her enemies on east and west will strih together at the right moment and German war machine will find that Us defensive hes at last begun to give war. Italy remains on the fence ready to jump at a favorable opening. If it is true that she has about concluded an agreement with Serbia which wll mean her entrance into the war, and It It is true that German submarines have sunk Italian vessels, there seems Jittie doubt that Germany will find herself facing a new enemy. The submarine blockade marks up another loss to the blocksders. it is now. definitely known that tha U--9 has been annk. At the rate Germany LES been losing .these wasps since February IS, there "seems little doubt that the blockade will never become more dangerous Iban it has been. It is more piratical than dangerous, and, without adding to Germany's adran- lage in any -way, has1 alienated most all sympathy ever held for her by neu- trals. Fire which broke out in M. Stein- berg's store of Broadview, Siisk., dirt damage to tlie stock. Kilward-W. (i range was selected as Liberal candidnLc for the foderal rid- ing of A'apuuorj Oat. George Sliorit, aged IS, a tele- graph operator of Winnipeg, died sud- tleuly. of heart failure wlule in bath- ing. Stanley Diewold, 25 years o'.d, was .killed nt Dulgonie, Siisk., when-a well, whicb lie was excavating, caved in, M'rs. E. Krcdinrich was ialally ia- jurcd ID is niitbtuobilo accident on Datue Avenue, Winnipeg, re- cently. William .ffpll. a' wealthy florist oi Chicago, was so badly when he was bound and robbed that )ie died shortly aftenvard. Payuton, a town on t'ie 0. N. R., suffered a 52QJGOO fire lately which dcsUoji't" most of the business sec- lion. He1.. Or. -Million, president o[ the Regma accepted a call, to the'.pastorate of the Metropolitan Methodist church, liegina. In' the preat Falls civic election the democratic ticket. ctirricrt six of the seven uffices. Aluerl J. Fousek was elected mayor. It was announced in Chicago that food stuffs wasted in hotels, commis- sion merchants, and clubs, will be utilized to loed the unemployed. Between thirty and forty tliousand native workers in the Porto Rico su- gar factories are on strike for a raise in pay from 50 to 75 cents n day. A Havre dispatch says that King Alfred of Uelgium has honored Cap- tain Mowcl ot the 3rd Canadian Lan- cers, for service at 1'pres and; St. Pierre Capelie. The inhabitants of Cape Colony, South Africa, have sent to Admiral Jellicoe a solid silver broom-nearly yard long, iascrlbed, 'Presented to Admiral JelHcoe for his ability in sweeping .the Sea, 19H.' The Methodist church pastors and laymen'Will hold a convention in Re- gina caily in June, ft is expected tliat over 3 GO delegates will attend, The body of "TiTrs. H. Porter, 45 I ears old, a 'colored woman, was j ound" frozen in the harbor near Ow- en Sound, Ont'. She had been missing DEPRECIATION FUNDS AND OUR MUNICIPAL UTILITIES Once more the-city auditors have brought to our notice tbe long-debat- ed question of a depreciation fund for our municipQl .utilities. They urge, as they have 'done'for years, tlmt a de- pre'cidEiqn fund for each utility should at the end of the natural life pliant, there will be money in the treasury to replace it. There are arguments on both sides of the ..Question. Certainly the depre- ciation fund is the method adopted by large private corporations to re-place .worn-out It is considered food business, and it is argued that cities should manage their basinets 3. private corporation would. Tbat the" establishment of depreciation iiindE would add to the city's credit in the money market Hiir- On the other hand, H IB pointed ont that.depreciation funds in connection with ciric utilities up the taxes-of the ratepayers whose enter- prise rwnlted in.the building oi the first plant.- Wnile they are paying off the. interest and principal on tiis or- j__iglhal plant, they are also, under the system" of depreciation funds, tolllns up mqne'j- to pay (or a. second plan for the future. That IB, tney are pay ing for tiro plants at the same time looks fair.. Of course, i weald be ilne fcnsiness for tie com tag generation, but -.rather hard pioneers. The Herald a iriclinea to think the city li .-doing about the right thing now. We are making our .utilities pay a fair share of taxes, and at the name, time are setting aside the sur plus" profits in a reserre fund lo be In repairing or replacing the when Probably when times Better and bigger aur pluaea are rpfied up, we. mlfttt con tie. depreciation fund policy. To .adopt "It; now. would be to pila too burden on utilities'that are compelled to.weather the storm mny other business. CLARKE CO. THE Phone 453 LADIES STORE Acadla Block A DOUBLE HEADER FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY The List two days of our Beady-to-Wear Sale, combined with n bigger, and better list tluiu usual oi' week end bargain offerings, will make this store a busy beehive of activity all day tomorrow and Sat- urday, for we're meeting existing conditions with prices to suit the times, at the same time maintaining the high standard of all merchan- dise that yon have come to expcet at this store. You needn't take our say-so for bargains ottered will readily prove thbnisclves worthy'the name. Its it: list a strops' one! Take particular note of your requirements and profit by suclisaving's as these. Last Two Days of the Ready-to- WearSale BIGGER BARGAINS THAN EVER Suit Sale, worth up (o Suit Sale, north up to Suit Sale, aiiy suit worth up to Coat Sale, worth up .to Coat Sale, worth up to Dress Sale, worth up to Other Lines Similarly Reduced Tom her'home "since November. A report ftorn the United States iu London to the department ol commerce oi the United States ays teat the British imports ior February, 1915 increased between five nd six million over February of last white exports have declined. or appetite .and atimaUt. g.tha digcatjvt organs you will find lo Wolfe's rt u "toddy" with bat water, supir and IfVQQ md a wi-BegluBfal of Wolfe's. You will find Wolfe's Scbnapps the g tvaic fcwtguer for ihm viul organs. Finest Lisle and Silk Lisle Hosiery including our entire "stock worth up to 90c.......45C Beautiful qualities In all the best makes, black, white aud tun and some colors. All perfect goods of standard grades. Full of sizes to 10 inches. Great Sale of Undergarments, including val- ues Avorth up to Vests; Drawers and Union Suits In summer and early spring1 heavier weights, ibeautiful qualities that you would readily buy at aOc tc COt; per garment lleiny Pure Linen Hnck Towels, regularly sold at 18 and 20c Good size Hand Towels in. the best wearing qualities, finished ends, all white or red bordered, very serviceable Tor every use. Large, Heavy Weight Bedspreads, in and qualities 95C Very, strong and durable, made in siic large enough for double bed. White or white red or iblue, plain or fringed ends. Great Savings in Yardage Goods you will do well to Investigate Friday ana Saturday. 55c DRESS broken checks and silk mixture crepes, love- ly materials, in various .colors 75c TABLE fine quality, neat 1'loral and scroll designs, 66 inches "Wide, full bleached 15c WHITE FLANNELETTE, very soft pure finish, splendid weight, 30 to 32 Inches wide, great value................ I UU ZDc APRON GINGHAM, 40 inches wide, blue and ivhite check, guaran- teed fast colon, 'to wear..... 76c MOREEN SKIRTING, lovely iol't, quality. 36 Inch width. Colors, black, navy, tbrowu and trmrooa.......... 15c 55c Your opportunity to buy best Corsets 'includ- ing our .entire stock up to The famous Goaaard Front Lacing Dmkcs in valuea, to- gether', wllh all uur La Diva Corsets at 53.60 to SS.50 In suedes, brocades, sizes. -Silt-. DC Chine and Tinesfc Voile Waists, in and Tallies De Chines in. -colors sky, pink, (black, navy, pumpkin, old .rose etc. French Voiles Jn white only, all In most elaborate styles. Perfect Fitting; New Brassieres that are not 65c values They're worth to shown In two styles with belt adjustment 2: front hooks with lacings at sides. Sizes 3-1 to 44. Great Two-Day Wlutcvrear Sale, Gowns, Underskirts, Slips, etc., worth .S1.45 Lovely fine qualities In various new styles, elaborately trim- med .with laces and embroideries, sewn througbout In the best possible way. ELS OF SECRET AGREEMENI AtVp THE CLOCK At midnight on April 2, Hesina put Its clocks one hour ahead; The .alarm buzzed at six in tbe morajng. Regioa reaidenta were, reall> geltinj up at Regina tried "fast" time last year. That the being repeated-is fair proof that Reglna people are believers In the change. It gives them an hour more da'yJlght to be tip BUU doing. Letabridgc is rated :IH oae of the mpBt radica'i cities weaL Why Reg'iGa's' radicailsn and put our clocks ahead one hour on May 1- We' can see rip good reaion ap- the chanse, and many In Us favor.' The cominissloners might '.'feel thVpuIie" of tlie people on the mat- ter. Nothing like, apd, in Itie meaiia being up .Seeding is general tbis week all over tbe south. Tbus hope triumphs. Js an open conimisaioners slmuld adopt the pol- icy of placing by a "depcecialion fund for .each' of the municipal utilitiei. V hat do you think, oi it J DONALDSON LINE Ljlrige, 'Twin-Screw Qteamert. Bailingc ,to and from Europe. Reduction II Cabin Bate. All Steamers. From From May B.. CASSANDRA ..April 24 June ATHENIA ....M.y 29 June H..CAISANDRA ..June 2 FujMnformiitlan from any 3.8. or R.R. Agent, or H. E. LIDMAN, Gen. enl Agent. Winnipej 349 Main Street i Vancouver..- 531 'Granville Street REDUCTION. 11 CABIN RATE 160 ALL 1TEAMERB Service Grampian Apr, 16 Montreal-Liverpool Service METAGAMA (Ntw) ...May 7 MIK9ANABIC (New) May 21 METAGAMA 5.f MISSANABJE June full partlciulari apply to 0ny C. CAaCY, General Agent Ottawa, April most in- teresting development came at the evening sitting, when Dr. Neeley of Humboldt praised the.miniiter'of ag- riculture for his policy.of developing the livestock industry by the encour- of pure bred .sires, and then went.cn to Bay that.the British.and j foreign governments had warn- ed ont of the Canadian market for horses by the1 Canadian government until the Canadian government had heen supplied. ;Dr. Neeley character- ized this proceeding as a "miraculous and almost .criminal Injury to the horse breeders'.of this country." This brought a reply from H- B. Bennett of Calgary, who said that If Canada occupied u proud position at present moment jn regard to the. war it was due .to co-operation of the Canadian authorities with government. 'He said he. had consult- ed the records in regard to inter- est of western horse breeders and had found that the British, .government ivas at the time buying horses else- "where Canada because at the motneut .there were reasons ;agafnst buying in .Canada. He was .assured Ithat every .effort would be afforded to western horse breeders that could be given coaifstentiy with the effici- ent conduct of ..the .wan .The. chief reason why there was no market for western horses Wa that the horses were untrained and so were unsuitable for cavalry or othetiwar operations.. The and stated that there had arrange- ments fcelween.tUe 'Ah'ies on tliia subject. .Each, of -the governmtnts concerned did not need tbe same claaa of bprses, and as a. reault 'arrange- ments were made by which the idian government .would not preBume to" interfere. -The govern-, ment had, however, euggested that j there 'was in Canada a -supply of horses such as were not i one power and which might to another puwer, and that consequent- doubt that the persons who W charged with the duty, of buying hors- es for the first and second contin- gents wished to be gEnured of a suf- ficient supply to meet hot only the needs but also tbe wastages war. But there was a predominating, cause which led to the withdrawal of the British buyers which tie. was not ai liberty to make public: iHe would be glad, however, to give the hbn.. gentle-, man the information privately. James Robb of Huntlngtonuked for a statement in regard- to the tlon of export horees; to' the United States. Export of Horses The Premier answerefl. with the co-operation of the tiea a list had heen up. tba export of wb'Jch It' was; thought would be useful to the enemy or weaken the Empire. ..The'export of horses had been prohibited to British -By" rangements 'with the tles there was'a certa'n'.diBcretlon left .with the Canadian government-to. al- low export or_Import cases. This had been exercised in.regard to the'import of certain German or Aus- trian art Id en needed far .Canadian ag- riculture collegea or to losUln gome Canadian Industry; but oc- casional the yrohlbltlon of. FIRST it People's Forum BEAR PIT (S A "BEAR" Editor, Herald: On hearing aome vcrjp uncomplimentary remarks about Letb bridge from vfaltore who had to lienderaan Park, I made it my buslncEs to eo there and fee if there was any truth in what they liod to sayp- and I'm sorry 'LO say tlist the bear pit and blrdi' are a dis- grace to the city. From the look of thin53 I don't nuppose they have been cleaned out fur the last glx months. Whoever is paid to Icok after same ought to be fired on tbe spot'and the commissioners with him, 'who are also getting, paid to do nothing-, or they would see same was not In such a dlEgraceful state. You bid best send a reoorter to see same for- himself. Yours truly, S. WATER. export or purchases of enemy goods hsui been strictly observed. Mr. Robb thought that the govern- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDHUND D.CJ_ UJOUUfDlR LAIRD. GerxnlMin.fn JOIIM ;iinij. Au't Gtatni V. C. BROWN. Supulntcndrat of Cratnl Wnt.ru BrucbM' CAPITAL RESERVE FUND, BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn In this way as satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank. Lethbiridjge Branch-R. T. Brymner, Mgr. When the eyes ache and burn, ment would only be doing tlie right; thein .in hot-water, to which a dash thing were H to advance the fixed jOi witch hazel has Jbeen "added, price being paid to farmers for their joraes, more particularly as they have jeen carried through the winter, and ae of oats and hay are ex- ceptionally high. -.The. thoughtful all the naked paner that comes '..to the house-for-cracker and other boxes. A bill file with its point protected with 9. corjf-js a usslul little pnjeci hold a spool ol carpet warp for crocheting. ly arrangements already, made be varied -lo allow the second. named power to purchase thein. Sir Robert agreed that these arrange- raents were but the government. deffred' to give farm- ers every opportunity tp dispOBe ot their horsee. .Dr. Neeley said that be TTBB irate' ful for the Premier's explanation: He lad beoa'gi von" information, -however, that the withdrawal, .of the BrftleLi agents from Canada" bad been request- ed by the Canadian wilhcrUles, In cr- der that a nufftcleDt supply of horaea tei of Agriculture the Ho'n. Dun'cau Manhkll, that an Agricultural Sclino't anil Demonstration Parrn be estab- lished it tlit earliest possible date, in She Letlibridge irrigation district. Copies o! this resolution are dircct- iceded by 'o be sent to the Hpn, A. L. Sil- be useful ton and lion. Duncan Hon. A. J.. McLean, Martin might be forces at vailable' >he price. If the would ;itite, that' thlgwaa not ihe case, it would tn'is in alter as ar au he was concerped. The'Hial RM 31r Jlobart ttld that Woolf, K.r.P.; .the; taihiers1 organizations in the irrigation dis- tricts, asking for tbtlr support. FOH DRINK. HABIT Bo unirermly OR? i AlNE refltorjnc the tbe "Drink inlo ful elllzeni.. and W itroyf our. tivvtt lo lt> c wut lo em ORRfNE gmnnttn. let M beoeflt, jonr. money refunded. ORRIKE >oiti only Jl.M per box. ,Uk for Booknt. lied Druj_aiert, Ui. cuntlvc foiftn, Hut pbulrt tkou I Handle No. 1 Alfalfa and Timothy Before Inlying your Seedn see me. R.J.Baldry Grocer Phone 1655 MADE EASY by a visit to our store, where you will find many moderately priced helps." Gome in .be- fore you start your spring cleaning. BUTCH-KALSOMINE-- 6s pound pickigi per roll Thut tkcliit UP HEADQUARTERS FOR THI BRIGHTEr4-UR MOVEMENT 624 13lh 8TBBET NORTHj PHONE 1223. THE KING'S HOTEL 13th 8THIIT NORTH PHONE 14M OUR CUISINE AND tIRVICf ARE UNEXCELLIp. SUNDAY EVENING DINNER to Httlxl Front Boenti with full Beiri THIRTY MONTHLY. ;