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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta / PAGE FOUR /HE'" LETHBRIDGE DA1I.T HERALD Xetbbn&.je, mbcrta DAILY' AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publlthere (the LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT ing COMPANY, LIMITED u3 6th Street South. Letnbridgo W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Tonanoe Justness Editorial TELEPHONES Office ......... Office ......... Subscription Rate.?: Daily, delivered, per week . Daily, delivered, per year . Daily, by mail, per year .. Weekly, by mail, per year ! their organizations. The present fcr-j rnnseinont whereby .minora' wages *; are: sat every quarter by a special commission which bases any advances on the cost 01' living in the district, is satisfactory to the public and eminently satisfactory to tho men. The latter fact we know from public statements by District. No. IS officials. Why these official*, in the face of such an agreement, should al-i low alien-enemy subjects to hold im-Busintss Manager j porUEt positions within local unions wherf they are given an opportunity j252 for the exercise of their sinister influences, is more than we can under-; staud. Certainly it does not tend to ! in'creaao public confidence in the | csuse of labor. It looks rather as if ' labor were indifferent, and allowed its organizations to play the enemy's LI 1224 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..$2.0i)  10 , .J5.00 1 same. .$4.00; I'ailure on the part of the mine . $1.50 ; commiasioaer to take a strong stand i in the Federal mine strike will leave Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap-1 the Government at Ottawa open to pear daily on address label. Acceptance of papers t.fie. expfraticn date Is our authority to continue the subscription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR .Yew attacks were soveie public. censure on the part the BUYERS SHOULD USE DISCRIMINATION. The large number of mediocre and ' i unfitted bulls offered for salt? at Cal- deyeloped last j garv aud otUer saleg tnis sprmg . night by the Germans on an entirely j has 1ed ,, Farmer-9 Advocate to new front. Balked in their attampts I ,nal;e tlie to;j0 �to smash their way through the British and French lines to Amieas, the enemy last night extended the offon- j . alvo to the Labassee-Xauve Cha- j yielle front? away to ithe north-west j of Lens, whore the Crnadiau^ sector | is. The offensive during the night was very vigorous and the British j wero forced to give some ground. The . Mitchell stated that the following sums were paid the Albertan Publishing Co., Ltd., 1915, $17,993.07; 1916. $14,Sli.l'l; 1.917, $10,669.86, of the last amount Sii.S40.To It was pointed out should have been credited the Albertan .lob department. Dairy Act When the house want into committee of the whole on the bill to amend the dairymen's act, Hon. Duncan Marshall explained that it was drafted by a committee which represented the farmers, the small creameries, and the large creameries. The convention out. of which the legislation emanated was the largest aud most representative! ever held in Alberta. The minister said that with the co-operation of Mr. -Marker, the dairy commissioner, and the -men engaged in the business good work would be done in behalf of the dairy industry.' A. J. Montgomery WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10,1918 (CONTINOHD FKOM FRONT PAM) ; mant' me luiiuwing pointed comment: The recent bull sales were quite successful . but to observers it is obvious that. tUey must be handled with more care in the future. The! said that when the operators were pure-bred cattle business is going for- i satisfied with the legislation it look-ward by leaps and bounds, and great, cj suspicious for the farmers. He optimism prevails among stockmen, i said the farmers were perfectly satis-bn't there is a limit to all thing3 and , fled now. it is perfectly, apparent that if the' .Mr. Marshall said he had any amount sales increase in size at the same rate j 0f complaints from farmers now about , during the next year or two as they 1 the big fellows killing their co-opera-bouibardment was even extended as j have during the past three years, the i tive creameries. far as the Ypres salient, up on the | number of bulls will be greater than ! Alex Rosa asked what would be the ! the ddmand. That means a collapse '� effect on the price of butter, j of prices and prestige, and even in j Mr. Marshall-The price of butter i our enthusiasm we can hardly afford I is regulated by the demand and the ! to flirt with this possibility. I export price. j The real constructive breeders will I The bill with some slight amend-] be the sufferers if the sales fall flat, j ments was reported for third reading. ! It is a fact that dealers and haphazard j Public UtHltiec j breeders who happen to be alive to l The bill amending tho public utili Won't Take Home Rule "You can keep it.", said Alfred Byrne. Nationalist for Dublin. "Lot there be no misapprehension. Both questions will not hang together. Each must be tak losses totalling during,____ ______ ______ _. conclusion of the prime minister's'! speech, but he certainly could not put in a motion of that sort in the middle of the prime.minister's speech." ! "As I was saying," continued Mr. Lloyd George "this convention has GETTING WHAT WE FIGHT FOR. Canada has banned hereditary titles. Canada is about to adopt daylight saving. The Herald has fought for these two measures for many months, and to have them adopted at the one session of Parliament is a pleasing outcome j the profit it, purV-breds are utilizjng  tieS7ct"in IS^tiiji^ ��t\ {� terminated � tabor. lour sales for the purpose of selling two commissioners shall form a quor-� rennrt because it has stock that they could hardly sell pri-. urn, and may exercise the provisions ^ider the report because n has vately. They register some bulls that of the board gives the board power ^jjT*bfT}r^ Jt^nT fear tl� have little to distinguish them from upon receipt of a-petition from the \�*;?0t �uc? L to totlf? SS scrubs except a pedigree at mediocre owner or owners of lands within any ; TaJ�r"> J,sf VtlLl thJ it renre merit, and ship them to the Associa-: city, town or village of an area not \ f.^fj a suds wtW agreement Tha tion sales. They do not even bother less than 40 acres of which no plan of; ��� a .~"a' frS,Ment must Refitting them, and they are content to sub-dlvision has ever been registered., Tm� h^^ffl5^ .nbaTlttSS take what they can get for them.; or been cancelled to separate such; ^pL*f,!mr^P�"?thl" * h01guidance a! Here is the real reason for the tre-: territory from the city, town or vil- ?�p"l^�!?'^affords such mendou. increase in the entri.. at, lage upon such term, and conditions the ^^�^^Saa^ these s*les. i as may ue provides. But tui terri- *",,~a,t ,, i,iinH n� thAv What is the result? Instead of! tory .so separated shall continue liable ; ' �^TT�5t iSjKn in their featuring well-bred,- well-fltted bulls,; for the payment of any debenture in- j ^^L^f1 ^nd,Z?^f HEREDITARY TITLES BANNED AT LAST. > No one will quarrel with Premier Borden for his radical suggestion that tbe-granting of hereditary titles In judgment, be carried without viotent controversy." 7 Must Move Cautiously London, April 10.-Most of the morning newspapera.-tigTPe ,with the prln- from reputable establishments, the debtedness. Power is also given in sales are being glutted with a large ; lieu of separation for. the assessments assortment of most inferior bulls. In-; of the land on a proper basis. There stead of being educated to come to j is also provision in respect to arrears the sales to purchase superior bulls, i of taxes. ' many buyers are actually associatingOn consideration of the hail insur-! ciples of Premier Lloyd George's man ', the sales witii cheap,  inferior-bred1 aneo sections, of the ^Aroeft* 'tosur- j power appeal. There1" �~ "--** Canada be aboltehed.and that, In tie  bulls. Nothing can do the cattle In-1 ance act Hon. C. R. Mitchell explain-' ca^e cf those already granted they i dustry more harm than the scattering; ed that Uiey had been framed with a shall not after a nre=cribed period .! of- 8ome of the3a bul'3 tarouSn the! view to having uniforajity in the law snail not, after a preserved period, cotmtry_ Tae predominance of infer-; in the three prairie provinces, have hereditary effect. �� -- �   - 1 -. This is farther than W.F, $55,000,000. Those six nurses at Halifax and the two at Dartmouth, who were the pioneer workers in the early days of the awful disaster early in December, were remembered with a small grant from the board of gover- Twenty-one returned officers will go to tho United States to aid in the third American Liberty Loan campaign. The bylaw recently passed by tho Brantford city council for tho early closing of fruit stores and fruit stands will be rigidly enforced. The moratorium applying to house rents which has existed iu France sinco the beginning of the war is, to be abrogated. A strike at the Chicago plant of the American Car Found ry> Company, which is manufacturing airplane parts, has been declared. The Canadian Club of New York Is making a drive for a fund of $100,000 to continue its relief work in providing assistance to the dependents of the nore of tho V.O.N., as a token of ap- men from the United States in the preciation of their splendid services. Canadian array. $50,000 for the purchase of 5000 ton* of hard coal and other fuel for a) city coal yard. Drafted for service with tie United! States troops and unable to beat separation from bis chum, John Van Dyke, of Union Center, shot Daniel Shoemaker and then killed himself, Reuben Upton, blacksmith at Adelaide Village, agei 30 years, eloped with Vera Alexander, 15-yoar-old daughter of Lorenso Alexander, tha village storekeeper. At Stratford city counoll treating a claim was received from Philip Schmitt for $5,000 damages for the doatii of his son, Edmund, who was drowned in a covered creek. Differences between members of the Kansas City, Mo, Street Car Men's union and company officials as to whether the men may wear their union buttons has been settled. The men will be permitted to wear the buttons on their coat lapels. I country. The predominance of infer-.jior bulls at animal sales has the ef-! Mr. Davis thought that the insur-Nickle,.j feet of detracting from the value of1 ar.ee should cover the grain after it .51.P.. tlis father of this session's me'aa- ! the real bulls that are there, and. the was cut. -ure to abolish hereditary'titles, would i careful feedershas the dismal ex-  Dr. Stanley urged a later date'for have gone, and his measure will therefore, be superceded. The Herald has long fought against tijle giving in Canada, and particular- j is no quarrel with it, but several papers declare there is need for caution. 1 The Daily Mail says, however, that the choice now being made is between victory and defeat, adding: "No faint heartedness of the survivors must make the sacrifice of our dead in vain." ~ ' J' There is no other course than that proposed, it adds,, "as Russia has failed us and the United States has not perience of watching the fruit of his ! the expiration of the insurance than knowledge and labor go through tho i noon September 15th. '' ring without bringing a price comraen-j Mr. Mitchell replied that the'same SUnn* iTuh Value" . u,- , ,  1 cond!tiorl �'as m the Municipal hall!been'~Ebie"to send'us armies'ln "tlmeT Our bull sales were established pri- .insurance. A man who waated to be | The paper says that Irishmen can- ly against hereditary titles. There Is j 'and'fKg a convenient 1 byT*- * * ^ C�M U * not be eXcludec'' *hen T� ot 50 �� no place for them in Canada where i market for the surplus stock of good /'equality is the basis of our govern- breeders. If the, sales are to fill the ment. Wo can get along without ' them very well. : permanent pla^ in our agriculture I as they Bhou'.d, they must keep' this j object very clearly in view. They It was the introduction of the i can attain the objects for which they granting of .hereditary titles however ' w"ere primarily established by allowing only a selected number of animals paying for it. Mr. Cunningham thought the farmer should have a. rebate on the unexpired period of his policy. Premier Stewart said it was -all very well for them to lay down conditions, but could they get the com-panfes to itake the insurance. If they made conditions that much that was the last,,straw in Canada.,, ^ . , - --.- ----------------------......... We could stand for knighthoods even ! One or two ' harder then the companies would in , A ' AU'*uluu� J'H: Patrick and otner Importers have � There are other and better ways of j befca *Tlngmg in some excellent sires showing our appreciation for men ! and the discriminating buyer can of- England are being called up for service. On the other hand, the Dally'News agrees that whatever steps, will furth-j er the prosecution of the fi would not like to do which the Nationalist, members mayj " _, P | than the stuff purchased at'the Cal- ! an-vthlng hy legislation that the in- ultimately adopt toward this obvious! di �viwft -rue ai ,cm- '-aT r, vTJ ; aas, al me f1 "surance companies objected.,, measure of justice to the rest of the i PLAYING THE ALIEN ,-gary or Edmonton� sales on the ;. Dr. Stanley thought there should! United Kingdom and to the Irishmen strength of the bull sale reputation bB provision in the policy /or exten-; of Canada and the United States." ENEMY'S GAME. It is about time the Government ' built up in those places Buyers will through its officials took, a strong � do weH n�t to be stampeded by the stand in the mine disputes In this coal area. Is it going to go along un-; til the end of the war allowing alien : enemy agitators to dictate in a matter of so vital importance in the winning of this war as the fuel production in Alberta? If so the people ; would like to know. Then they could � prepare for the worst, i The .aresent strike in the Federal 'mines here is a high-handed piece of iwork from beginning to end, with an ialien enemy at the bottom of it. The employees of the mine are out on ,*trlke today without the shadow of 'right on their side; they have broken their agreement with the' operators 'which provides that the employers Khali have the right to hire and discharge, and they have hacked the play of sn alien enemy subject who boasts tfcat be can close the mine "tight as lutU" while the sons of Canada are Redding their, life-blood to secure for- size of these sales. Let them rather be governed Tjy the quality of the animals offered. Mr. Flavelle's title today looks like a bob-tailed flush in a game of poker. Hon. A. G. MacKay said If the far-1.. .. .  ' mer were willing to pay-there should ' ?ave ^eettect of depriving the prov be provision in the'policy that the;' ^ of ^ Protection--of this insur-insurance company would insure him The Ottawa Citizen thinks meat after Sept. l,r>th. This wo^ld relieve the man from uncertainty, would prevent the making of a second application,, and would not place the farmer completely at the disposal of the companies. ance. Mr. Hoadley said they should avoid anything that would have such effect. It was agreed to allow these hail Insurance sections of the act to stand for further consideration, Mr. Mitchell remarking that the effect of the should he sold by texture as well as ! comPanies were compelled to take in Mr. McCallum said if the insurance! sections being redrafted In view of weight. Wonder if it would be possible to sell eggs by their age as well as by the pound! When alien enemies start abus'tig the privilege the country ac crdo thtim it's'time to commence accord-in;; ihem a sample o.: tho Kultur the Kaiser is trying to force the world to adopt. surance to Sept. 15th or Oct. 1st at the time of the application that should be sufficient protection. Don't Want Rebate Mr. Weir said the fanners did not [want any rebate. What they wanted was opportunity to insure up to Oct. the discussion, would be that they would not have uniformity of legislation in the three provinces, howevqr, they would have hall Insurance provisions applicable to Alberta. Mine Tax A bill for the purpose of collecting from every mine owner a tax upon 1st, and they were willing to pay the | the gross revenue received by him extra rate it it embodied an extra j �r deemed to have been received by A Texas paper has hit on a formula for calculating your income tax which might bo helpful to some of our hard-headed business men who can't get the services of an auditor ever In Canada the freedom which j to prepare the pestiferous return It men like Petras came from Austria lo obtaltj. Imagine a Canadian in Germany or Austria today making Bach a threat'.' It would be a stone Wail and a firing squad for him. goes something like this: From your gross income subtract $200 for each Child, twice the amount of your biggest gas bill, add your house number, sirtrrract the. number of your motor ^^^�iil!^,.0^:pif|rict>'d..l8 waiild-;| car license and multiply by bait' the be well advised to remove men of the j age of your mother-in-law. The infer-*etras tjrpe from official positions in ' minion is sraus. him from his mine was read a first time in the legislature Tuesday night on the motion of Hon.'C. R. Mitchell, |he object of the bill it is understood is to impose a tax of ten cents a ton on all coal shipment of the mine property. But In the interview the mine operators had with the government last week Premier Stewart while stating implicitly that the. tax would be imposed did not definitely Indicate that the ten cents figure would risk. Mr./Davis said what they wanted was an opportunity of entering into the two policies. Mr. .MacKay suggested as an amendment that the words "or Oct. 1st according to the tern* of the application," he inserted in the section after Sept. lGth. ' � The provincial treasurer ''said he would consider the suggestion-Airs. McKinney asserted that the, companies nhould not have the right j be adhered to. of refusing it the farmer was willing The provincial treasurer also Into pay. the increased rates. troduced a bill to raise $1,000,000 on There was discuasion on the section the credit of the general revenue of rcstH'i.iing the period after which aajVlborta. Ilo explained that H4O.Q0O person applying for Insurance sjtpnld %-o.uld be used for telephone purpose be notified of'the'refusal of ills appti-! es, and the remainder would be issued cat ion. and Premier Stewart /again ^tot an opportune period to provMs veined the house that If anything un- money to meet the requirements of fHi.-nn;ih!ij a/are demanded It mieht the early part ot 1919. ?1 (I � ;