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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWELVE THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 1018 JEWISH RECRUITS FOR THE BRITISH ARMY Dels ng sworn in at the- British and Canadian Recruiting Mis- ion In �\ew York Suy. THEC.N.R. H Toronto. April 12.-Guy R. Baloch., n engineer of � 22 years experience, i who with a etaff or men jm be made "in a minimum of time."" While the inspectors were out on the road an office staff was engaged on figures on the profile and sections and these figures were used even after {":� inspectors got back from the field with the knowledge that there were "sags' 'in the road bed not shown in the profile and tlon. A sharp practically in curable." . Pressed for example Mr. said that on the Regina-Princs line there were 14S miles of i pound steel, which had been Baloch Albert ood SO put in but there were 11K kinked sixty pound nuite recently, wiles of badly rails. v On the Saskatoon-Munson line there was a lot of kinked rail.-. The witness stated that it was only where the depreciation was glaring that he had made any note of it. He added that an uader ballasted road was harder otf*lhe rail than a well ballasted one "Practically everything was taken in as ne�v," asserted Mr. Baloch in explaining how his estimate was arrived at. "Was there anything you had not the heart to put in as new?'' asked Mr. Tilley. "There were some oW docks at Port Arthur-their life is ended. They are not in U3e now," replied the witness. "There was a station too. at Fort William, which,was put in 'at a consideration.' " Shortage Ballast Toronto. April IS.-An outstanding feature ot yesterday's sitting of the government arbitration board charged with the 'task of valuing sis hundred tliousarfd glares of . Canadinn Northern Raifwjfy stock was the "eri- that the roadbed .was often narrower j denee of Burton Hill, inspector of rail-thaxi the cross sections. ; "The road bed was narrow as a rule." said .'Mir. Baloch. "There were a good many sags." I , The main line from Port Arthur to Edmonton was the best part of the line he W8nt over. "The C. N. R. roadbed was not wide enough to hold the ballast," suggested Mr. Tilley. "That was certainly the casa for the most of it." On the branch lines the rails were altogether light--58 or 60 pound rails. Soma were olfi and some were kinked. "The ruling conditions," said Mr. Baloch. "was that they were pretty �ways for the government of New Brunswick. He was called at the afternoon session and stater) that there was a general shortage of ballast on tho C. N. Ur lines as compared with other roads. As a result of this-, depreciation wohW begin to show within a year. He ! declared that the C. X. R. was in a! neglected condition as compared with ] other roads.. j Sir William Meredith, ch"'"^.'! r>'' tho board suggested Just before adjournment that six or seven engineers be selected to make a test of tue roacf at various points to be selected by both the government and company WILL CHANGE TIME Setting the clock an hour ahead or an hour back may "be an easy'thing to accomplish In the ordinary household, but it is not so easy with a transcontinental railway, and the C. P.R. officials ara busy today sending out orders sfo that the change to fast time on Sunday morning at two o'clock will be accomplished without a hitch. Everything possible is being done to safeguard .the public against accidents. At two o'clock tonight every Mfriu en route must be at an open telegraph office and stop there. The engineer isjuI conductor will proceed to the telegraph office and at two o'clock they will turn their timepieces ahead to three o'clock. Then between 3.04 and o'.Off,. fast time, the exact time will come over the wires direct from Montreal, just as it does every day now at 10.01. The engineer and conductor of each train will set , their watches correctly to the second with the Montreal time as ticked over the telegraph wires. They wjll then compare their timepieces between them-i selves and also with the dispatcher on duty at division headquarters. After signing a special1 order form they will then proceed with their trains; All trains which are ion the road at two o'clock tonight will run one hour late from that time till they reach- their destination. (Special to the Herald) Pernio, April 12.-In the case of the Italian, Krmacra. charged with keeping intoxicating Itquofrcontrary to the prohibition act. His Honor Judge Thomson, this morning* dismissed, the accused, holding that there was not sufficient evidence th;U the bottles found in his house, contained intoxicating Jlquors, thus .sastainins the appeal from the Justice court at .Michel. The other parties, who lived willi E�naora, who are chargt'd with keeping* liquor, were not put on trial, ana much of tho evidence 'adduced in the trial of Kiniacra was admitted by consent of counsel on both sides, hut the Crown took the precaution'of having the liquor la one of the bottles which the first trial, analyzed by an expert from the Fernie Brewery who found that the iirtiior contained 6 and a halt per. cent, of spirits. This point settled, the accused parties were allowed to go until Tuesday, the 16th instant, when they will reappear for continuation of the cases against thorn. The boys of the C. S. E. T, assisted by the Girls' Basket Ball society, gave an entertainment in the basement of the Methodist Church last night which brought out a large attendance to witness the feats performed by the boys and girls. Under the direction of Mr. Joseph Langd,on. the olty felectrician. the boys made a splendid showing of efficiency, evincing much progress since their reorganization. The girls, under the direction of Mr. W. Owen, ifare several exhibitions of club swinging, and other feats and shared with their boy competitors for honors, their full portion of praise from the very appreciative audience. Financially tho entertainment scored a v decided success for the young people. WANTTijTEACH RIOTING AT HAGUE London. April 13.-According to a Reiner dispatch from The Hague, there was rioting there on Thursday, several shops being pillaged during the demonstration. The police and soldiers charged the mob which replied with stones. Several of the crowd were wounded and much property was damaged. well worn, kinked and in poor eondi-He asked the company representatives RING UP f orYOWR NEXT ORDER of PRINTING QUALITY and SATISFACTION GUARANTEED LETHBRIDGE HERALD ^ PRINTING CO., LTD. to think it over and It was' to the inquiry on Monday prepared to make a decision. The evidence of E. W., Moreland, civil engineer. Portland, Oregon, was that the expenditure of tho C. N. R. on maintenance of ways was less than that ot most railways. For some days there has been considerable speculation as to whether Loomis and Platen. Xew York bankers who valued tho road, wouuld be called. It was announced there that they would not appear.  SAYS IT WAS GARBLED -Amsterdam, April 13.-An' official, telegram from Vienna says the letter of Emperor Charles to Prince Slxtus, as it was published in Paris was garbled. JAS. CARRUTHER8, president Canada's Steamship line, was just given $100,000 to help along the campaign to raise money for the Montreal General Hospital. To Golf Players Wo have Just received a shipment of GOLF*BALL ENAMEL from England. Made by Mander Bros., of Wolverhampton. Guaranteed tho best, on the market. Have stood the test lor years. Price 50c a tin Wellington Bros. THE DECORATORS Sherlock Bldg. 7th Street 8. / The regular monthly meeting o! the board of directors ot the Y. M. C. A. was held last night. After the usual business routine was disposed ot, some very live questions were brought before the board. The secretary asked for authority to arrange with the school boards of the city a co-operation by which every school boy In grades 5, 6 and 7 who cannot swim will bo brought to the Y In classes and there taught the art, free of all charges. The secretary was given the'authority so that it the necessary co-operation can be secured the movement will be carried into' effect. Permission was asked 'the board by the Canadian Girls in Training for the privilege of auditorium and gymnasium of the Y. one night a month, when their athletic program will be staged. 1 The class corresponds to the Boye C. S. E. T. classes. Permission was giv- NO OCCASION TO ACT Paris, April 13-Tie letter written by Emperor Charles to Prince Sixtus of Bourbon outlining the means by which France might attain peace, was upon its receipt immediately communicated to all-, of France's allies, says thl Petit Parislen. It was unanimously decided, the newspaper adds, at an inter-allied conference which was held shortly after that there was no occasion to act on tbe emperor's suggestion. GENERAL FOCH COMMAN98 ALLIED ARMIES. -General Ferdinand Foch, Chief of the French General Staff and the French uilBtarv-'member or the inter-Ally Supreme War Council, at Versailles, has bt^lMBI Generalissimo ol ail tho Alliuu armies In the western theatre oi th�r Tempting & Delicious Foods-Delightfully Served. With us, cooking is an art-not a cold commercial proposition. Our luncheons and afternoon teas are the highest expressions of cooking skill. Take luncheon here. Come with your family and friends. The surroundings, the food, and'fhe service will in every way reflect the spirit of a satisfying meal. OUR AFTERNOON TEAS WILL PLEASE YOU Luncheon on Sundays from 10 a.m. Our Ice Cream Parlor is the popular rendezvous for refreshments. Kirkby & Co. 606 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH EMPLOY OUR QUICK RELIABLE SERVICE Our big furniture van a^diauto van insures careful handling with no jarring or scratching your piano or furniture. Charges reasonable. 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