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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY1, APRIL lf�. 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIF.RALD PAGE SEVEN UDENRY ID 10 Ventilation Used as Excuse, But This Was Never Mentioned to Management Tlefore leaving for the oasl on Siit-tmlay, Commissioner Armstrong, who Is ii: charge 'Of operation in District No. IS, telephoned Manager Mack of the Federal mine asking tliut Hie striking miners he allowed to go bacVt to work pending a Battlement of the Htrikqi Manager Mack replied thai lio wrtttld lift.-pleaded to have tho men return to their placet) l)tu that, I ho ridge people except those whose alarm clocks didn't do duty properly, were at their places of business at eight o'clock, as usual, though in reality it was only seven o'clock by what, is now generally c-ailort "sun time." The change went, into effect at (wo o'clock on Hnnday morning. Ministers reported that ft had its effect on the morning congregations which were somewhat depleted. The greatest change is noticed by the .school children. Getting to school an hour earlier in the morning is not easy. "You have to chase them to bed with a stick and got them out of bed with n stick," was one father's comment on the daylight saving measure as it affected his household. However, it is expected that within a week everything will have settled down and people will think very little about the change. The fact that tho railways are on fast time removes all talk of the old time, and makes fast time only a matter of getting accustomed to it. The railways are on the fa3t time schedule now, and the short wait at Coutts is done away with, the old schedule being in effect today, now that Canada is saving daylight along witn Uncle Sam. it is reported at the local railway offices that trains which were booked an hour late on Sunday morning made up the loss during the day and will arrive at their destinations today on time. London, April IE.-Foreign Secretary Von Kuehlmann, according to a German dispatch received here, has replied to the Russian 'protest against the German invasion of Russia by c-laiming that the Germans and Ukrainians are attempting to break up "bands" and are not attacking Russia. The message to the' Russia foreign minister says: \ "According to the resistance and counter attacks by bands which are causing disturbances in the Ukraine and which do not make any distinction between the Ukraine and Russian territory, it is impossible in operations against them to keep strictly to the frontiers which were defined as Ukrainian. The operations against these bands cannot possibly be limited to the frontiers so long as the Russian government does nothing to disarm the offenders.' "A change in this unpleasant state of tilings is looked for only when peace is signed between the Ukraine republic and the government of the people's commissaries and organized bands alike will be compelled to cease hostilities." STIRLING (from Our Own Correspondent Stirling, April 15.-Miss Gwendolyn Bryner spent the weekend in Raymond the guest of her mother, Mrs. Bryner. .Miss Edna Holiman of Lethbridge spent the weekend In town the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Holiman. The friends of Miss Esther Manning will regret Ho hear that she Is seriously ill in Calgary. Mr. and Mrs. Manning left for Calgary Monday. A number of people enjoyed the entertainment given in the new town Thursday afternoon. Mrs. \V. B. Goso spent Tuesday in Lethbridge. Mrs. Mary Shaffer has gone to Calgary to receive medical treatment. She was' accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. Poison of Cnrdston. Mrs. E. Young spent Thursday in Lethbridge. Miss May Snow spent .the EaBter vacation at her home in Raymond. The many friends of Mr. T. Brand-ley will he glad to know that he has recovered), from a alight operation. Misses Elinor and Annie Dickhart have returned from Edmonton where they attended tho provincial convention. Mr. and Mrs, Eric Pttergon have returned from Utah. , Miss \yklker of Calgary was in town Thursday on business. ORION (From Our Own Correspondent) Orion, April 12.-Forty-four pupils were in attendance for the opening of the first term at the Orion Consolidated school on'Monday, April Sth, tho children are being conveyed to and from school. MIsb Forbes the principal engaged by the board, taking in hand all the pupils. Another teacher is expected and both schoolrooms, will be lined. Mr. Parker, inapgetor for this district visited the school M Wednesday. People in this district were pleased to see trains running again, the first train went through oil Sundr.y and the regular at usual on Tuesday, PARALYSIS "FruMives" Quickly Relieved This Chronic Trouble 589 Gahorain Stbect, Mo.ntheal. "In my opinion, no other medicine is so curative for Constipation and �Indigestion an 'Pruit-a-tives', I was a sufferer from these complaints for five years, and my sedentary occupation, Music,brought about, a kind of Intestinal Paralysis ; with nasty Headaches, belching gas, drowsiness after eating, and pain in the back. I was induced to try 'Fruit-a-tives' and now for six months I have been entirely well". A. KOSENBURG. 50c. a box, G for $2.30, trial size 25c. At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa. I! EW1 The Total Increase in Past Year Has Been 54 Cents a Day All miners in District N'o. IS, t'.M. XV. of A. will receive an increase in wages of 20 cents a day dating from April 1st. This is the effect of an order received this morning by local operators, and is the result of the investigation Into living conditions as made by the special committee which has just completed sessions at Lethbridge, Calgary and Penile into living costs. The order is signed by W. H. Armstrong, commissioner for coal operation in this district. The investigation showed an advance In the cost of living of $1.1950 per week for the average family during the period from Dec. 1 to Apr. 1. The order is the third put into effect since the two year contract between tho miners and the operators was signed last July. The first went into effect on August 1st and called for "0 cents a day. The second was on December 1st and called for 1.4 cents a day while tho third dates from April 1st and calls for 20 cents a day, making in all 54 cents a day which the miners have been Increased in eight months to meet the increasing cost of living. As there are about 5000 miners working in the district, the order represents an increase in the payroll of $2500 a day. Increase in Coal Price Coal dealers throughout the prairies may expect an Immediate increase in the price of coal. ,At present the C. P. R. mines here are selling their product at $4.85 f.o.b. Lethbridge. That thCnew order will mean an increase of at least 10 cents a ton is definite, land it is very likely, In order to meet increasing costs in other directions, the price will bo boosted 15 cents, making it $5 a ton. This, with the increase of 15 cents a ton allowed by the government to the transportation companies will mean an increase of at least 30 cents which prairie dealers will be allowed to charge. There is one point of protest which the operators are now raising, and that has to do with the fixed price allowed to be charged the miners for their coal. At present the standard price Is $2.25 per ton, f.o.b. mine. The operators declare that with the increased wages to the men they should be allowed an increase in the price ai the coal supplied to their employees. BRITISH MEMBER IN TROUBLE NOW London, April 15.-Noel Pember-ton-BUUng, member of parliament for East Hertfordshire and publisher of the newspaper Vigilante, has been committed to trial in the Bow street police court on the charge of having criminally libelled Miss Maude Allen, dancer, and J. T. Grein, manager of the Independent theatre. According to the prosecuting attorney, the statement appeared in the Vigilante to which objection was taken was contained in a paragraph which coupled Miss Allen's name with an objectionable headline regarding performances at the Independent theatre. NEW DOCTORS Montreal, April 15.-The following are among those who have fulfilled all the requirements bf McGill university 'to entitle them to the degree of M.D.t'.M.: W. J. Cochrane, C. W. Duck, Victoria; E. H. Elklngton, Duncan. B. C; C, G. Clements, Wapeila, Sask.; W. M. Hustler, Edmonton; G. C. Kenning, Victoria; It. H. MacLauch-lan, Calgary; P. H. Patterson, Vancouver; H. H. Pitts, Nelson; C. E. M. Tuohey, Victoria. The Holmes gold medal was won by R. H. MacLauch-lan. of Calgary. professor dead Halifax, N. S., April 15.- Ernest Haycock, professor of geology at Acadia College, died Saturday at WolfvJlle as the result of an attack of heart trouble. BAD STORM E The revival meetings at the Christian Church have started off witli unusual interest. Many words of commendation were spoken concerning both sermon and song. Mr. Pagan preached two strong sermons, and Mrs. Fagan was heard in two excellent solos. She has ; * * - > * ? : > : > * ped. It is necessary to give instructions to our garbage men to this effect, and no garden refuse will be collected on any account. Yours truly, A. M. GRACE, /1 c - '. Commissioner of Public Works. FARM LABOR The Provincial Department of Agriculture Hat Opened a  BUREAU in the Board of Trade Offices LETHBRIDGE To secure and distribute farm labor. Farmers wishing to secure help should apply immediately to MR. J. A. WEIR, who has charge of this free service. Phone 1603 NEXT WEEK WE WILL UNLOAD TWO CARS OF Emmerson Power-Lift Engine Plows Owing to Scarcity it Will Be Necessary to Order Early THE SUPERIOR SUPPLY CO. CORNER SECOND AVE. AND THIRTEENTH ST. . REGISTERED CLYDESDALE STALLIONS FOR SALE HIAWATHA-17233. Fojiled 24th May, 1914. Winner two first prists and two diplomas 1917. Sire, Netherplaee (imp.) 1333S. Dam, Kate MacGreoor, 7998. LORD HARRY 2ND-10716. Foaled 24th June, 1908. Sire, Lord Oak-burn (Imp.), 7371. Dam, Bareness Romto (Imp.), 14934. Apply: TAYLOR MILLING CO. LETHBRIDGE ,  D0C 75 ;