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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 26, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBBlt>CiR DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 1910 (lb: letbbribje UDevalt) letbbri&oc, Blbcrta bAILY AND WEEKUY Bubierlptlon Ratst: Dally. deUvered. per week ..... lOo Dally, delivered, per year ......$5.00 Daily, by mall, per yew-........�3.00 Weokly, by mall, per year......�lO0 TELEPHONES StlBlness Office ............... 125! Editorial Office ............... ^-'^ W. A. Buchanan Uanagtuc Director John Torrance Business M�nager Your King and Country need you right new! ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR For tlie third time the British coast has been attacked by German war-ehips. A batUo cruiser squadron, with auTiliorles. appeared off Lowestoft Tuesday morning, and commenced to shell the town, but were driven off in 20 minutes by British naval force?. Little damage was done by the Germans. None of the ships were sunk. British war vessels conducted a hot bombardment of German positions on the Belgian coast doing great damage to docks, and other works, at Zee-brugge. British airships aided in the attack. More Russian troops have been landed in France, and are proceeding Into training near the front. The British conducted a successful raid on the Turkish camp at the Suez canal. Both French and Britisli claim successes in the fighting at Verdun within the past day or two. In an air raid over the Norfolk and Suffolk coast on Tuesday, the Oer-mans dropped 70 bombs but did littie damage. at was to make it more proAtablo for the taxpayer to pay his taxes than to invest the money otherwise. The council's idea was to add one per cent, per month-up to 12 per cent.-on taxes not paid on the duo date, ^\^llch, to our way of thinking, was a perfectly common sense idea. Such a plan would work a hardship on no one, but would be an incondvp to pay taxes before the interest bill rolled up too high. The Herald believes there should be some uniform system of tax penalties in this province. Kvory city has one of its own, and each Is a little more crazy than the Inst. Every year a batch of charter amendments goes to Kdmonton to be dealt with, all of the same character. Why not follow the general rule as It obtains in the majority of cities in the western States. T.ixes arc- levied at par and may be paid at that llguro up till the duo date. The day after the due date, 'live por cent, is added as a penalty. :.Vt the end of six nionlhs, if unpaid, j mother five per cent, is added, and so on. At the end of a definite period a tax sale must be held. I'ntil a dcll-nite plan is instituted in thi.-s province there will always bo trouble over delinquent taxes. It is time for a change. F)ICKED UP IN ASSINGCZ=11 FOR THE BTTSY MAN Dr. Henri Prevoat, one of the best known practitioners in Terrebonne county, died after a long Illness. He was 63 years of ago. A venturesome lynx was shot in the vicinity of the North Hill lire hall In Calgary. Ho was noticed by a couple of dogs, and shot by a Chinaman who owns a market garden near. The Exshaw, Alta., cement plant The death occurred nt his residence in Toronto ot Dr, B. E!. McKonzlo, one i.)f the lending ortliobaodic surgeons ot Gnnadn. The deceased, who was 05 ; years of age, wad the founder Ot the (Toronto Orthopaedic hospital, and was connected with the Institutiun for 20 years. Ho was a graduate ot Victoria and McGIU universities. The ukulele, Hawaii's national musical Instrument, Is growing quite popular in tho United States and Canada. A California music company has received orders for 1000 which It has been unable to iill. A single order this house to a Honolulu manufacturer was for 100 ukideles. KINDNESS IS REWARDED The following touching story ot n Philadelphia woman's novel plan to choer tho British soldiors in tho trenohCB, and the reward that unexpectedly came to her, is taken from tho current iasuo ot tho Proabytorlan. Unexpected honors have como to a I Philadelphia woman, whoso lioart had as 1 Philadelphia woman, whoso lioart had i '" , oc been moved with compassion nt ti,u'comrnoes. William K, l^tauKnnught had to tell IMra^il^aylor, nnd tho American worn-ah's hronzemo^lt grew na aho learned how much prized her loiters hnd beon. "About 200 ot tho men who received your moBBftgos have alnco been UlUod," Httld Sir William, "and 1 want you to Itnow that tho only dying comfort many ot thotn hnd was a letter from you. Several of tho men died witli your letters under their pillowB. They had rend thom nnd re-read them. They memorized tho vorsos. 'I'hey boqueath-cd them, na precious souvenirs to A. A. Thompson, an Ohio farmer, has passed through a alogo ot Illness that battled physicians, says the Pitts-! burg Post. First lie was operated upon will reopen about Juno 1. Tho Cal-jfor appendlclUs nnd hovered between gary plant may be opened later. The nfe nnd death for a week. Then ho Kxshaw plant employs about 300 ^as discharged from the hospital. took cold, and was sent back with ~" pneumonia. He recovered from that. Mis two sons failing to pass tho only to become nililcted with double medical examination, James Vickory.  pneumonia. He is now convalescent, a woll-known Chatham man. has join- Before he was taken ill he was quite ed the ISGth ICcnt battalion n� a pri- bald. Glossy black hair is now grow-vnte. ling on his head. thought of Ihoso British soldiers In the trenches who had no friends nt homo from whom thoy could receive Avrltten lines ot choer. This woman la Mrs, William H. Tay- 'Ono Belgian prlost died with a crucifix In ono hanil and a letter ot yours in the other, and when ho waii dead thoy sold his letter ai\d crucitlx for $300-to go Into tho nelglan relief lor, of Qermantown, who has just been fund-nnd sent tho mementoes to bis presented with tho silver and gold "honor badge" ot the famous Scottish regiment the so-called Blnek Watch. Upon only two other persons in tho past twenty yenrs has tho gallant "Black Watch" conferred this symbol of all tho heroism and glory that dus old mother. One ot your poems, which seemed especially beautiful, has been kept by Queen Mary and the Duke of Connnught bogged u copy ot It for himself." *Tho hndgo Is very beautiful. Tho centre, which is of gold, has tho Im THE TORONTO NEWS DISPLAYS ITS SPLEEN Sir George i^oster's appeal to Caua- � Ono hundred Windsor women returning from a Detroit excursion wearing "champagne" shoes, the latest in fashionable footwear, were marched tor about its traditions. Both these 1 perial crown of England, the sphinx were residents nnd natives of Eng- of Egypt and tho llguro 42-because land. So far aa can be ascertainod tills badge came from the i'^irty-Sec-; Blrs. Taylor is tho first American to , ond Regiment-nil surrounded by the --j whom the badge has boon given. HOW U. S. SENATOR WOULD LIKE ' '^^'^ honor came by special mosaon- Scotcli thistlo and the motto, In Latin. "Touch me ye wlio dare." Thla gold TO END THE WAR Washington, April 24-Senator Frnn-from the ferry boat into the local: cis Newlands Introduced a resolution "^'^^ '�'l"'*' yesterday urging the belligerents to ,>-,, ^ ...... . .,. gQ,5ijg,. terms on which peace might of 37 Vi per cent, on each pair ot slioes. Miss Laura Ryerson, daughter ot the GOOD WAY TO REMEMBER OUR SOLDIER BOYS The suggestion made through Herald that the various military units raised In Lethbridge should be honored by having a part of Henderson Park set aside loir each. Is being well received, and will be acted upon Friday. We can make Henderson Park do much to commemorate Leth-bridge's part in the great war. Thirteen months ago Mrs. Taylor be made. It cites that the declared ; grew so heart-sick at thought of "the purpose of the war-the punishment ot ^ agonies endured by the soldiers that Surgeon-General Ryerson, was the re- Sprbla tor Intrigues against one ot the she determined to do s cipient nt government house ot the Teutonic allies-has been accomplish- i ever slight, to relieve , , =�,.tinn,n�,, is nnt re ''^"'�'"ntion of Lady of Grace ot the ed. and that the Teutonic allies have I "Writing a letter didn dians to lorget settlonalism not re-, order of the Hospital ot St. John ot won on land while the Entente Allies ' ot a help," she confessed to the re- !�r"- fmni the nuke ot Connaught, centre is mounted on u sllvur cross Governor-General of Canada, who sent of St. Andrew, and tho whole badge it by the bund ot Sir William Mac- is mounted in turn on a dlamond-shnp-Knaught who came to the United , ed disk of black velvet. States tor the purpose. This famous Scottish reginiont represents the old Forty-Second nnd Seventy-Third Royal Highlanders which m RECOMMENDS "FRUIT-A-tlVES" Mrs. Gorbett Read the Advertisement and Tried It AvoK, May Hlh, 1914. "I have u.tod 'Frult-a-tlves' for Indiffestion and Constipation with most cxocHcnt results, nnd tboy continue to be my only medicine. I saw 'Prult-a-lives' advertised with a letter in which Bomo one rooomraendod them very hiffhly,soI tried thom. Tho results wero more than satisfactory, and I bare na hesitation in recommending 'Fniit-a* lives" ANNIE A. CORBETT. Time Ik proving that 'Frult-a-tive�* can always be depended npon to givo prompt relief in aW iOiitiot Comlipatioit and Stomach Ti-oitble. COc, a box, G for $2,50, trial alio 25o. At dealers or sent po8lp*Id by Fniit-a-Uves Limilod, Otlawot DR. W. F. KING IS DEAD AT OTTAWA Ottawa. April 22. - Dr. William Frederick King, chief Doininiou astronomer, died here today after a long illness. _ Dr. King was 02 years ot age. lie was born at Slowmarket, Suffolk. , In l&n4, and was brought; annda by his parents when eight fleeted by the Toronto News, which has been carrying on a scurrilous attack on Sir Wilfrid Laurier that is not well received by the rank and die ot Canadians. The Winnipeg Free Press, commenting on the News' attack under the caption "A Cowardly Stab," says: "Sir Wilfrid Laurier. it is a matter .lerusalem in England. His Honor the have won on sea. lieutenant-governor presented the decoration in Toronto. Ivan T. Nedland. of Hillsboro, X. D.. has completed a tiny electric motor, said to be the smallest in tho world, which weighs but 5'^ grains The people of the warring countries the resolution says, want peace. The expressed view ot Germany and England, the resolution declares, Indicate a harmony of view as to many things. It proposes that Belgium should be I _ .- ________ restored as a butter state between Ger- I complete.^ This machine is flnished in i many and England. Poland would be restored as a but- .1 , i,,,i.,,.-.,,r �f Bold, and will run at a high speed of record, has, since the beginning of connected to a small flashlight the war. in the province of Quebec and , battery, ! elsewhere, in parliament and out ot it, made speeches in favor ot the prosecution ot the war and in support of active Canadian participation in it. The DELINQUENT TAXES IN WESTERN CITIES De;inquent taxes are the bane of the western municipal officer's life. If property owners knew what mental agony outstanding taxes produce among the mayors, aldermen, city treasurers and other municipal officers, there would be such a rush for the treasurers' wickets as the west has never seen. But, strange to relate, ratepayers refuse to visualize the sorrow ot their city officials and tlie delinquent tax list, like the poor. Is always with ,us. Edmonton Is in a stew about the tax sale question. Edmonton shouldn't worry. All her sister cities in the west are In the same stew. Calgary Is tliere along with the rest. Lethbridge isn't in so deep as some ot the rest, but we have our own troubles. So when one city rises and slaps another on the wrist for employing usurous methods of tax gathering. It produces a ripple of laughter all along the line. The Calgary Kews-Telegram would have us believe that the delinquent tax payer is an extinct specie? in that burg when it comes at us with the following; "Lethbrldg-9 has requested permls-Bion from the Albarta legislature to ImpoBU a tax Interest rate ot 12 per cent, on taxes arrears- This 1* an exorbitant . demand, vhlch would really amount to confiscation by the municipality of many ot the properties on which back taxes are owing. No private individual who has been lorcad to allow his taxes to fall behind could afford to pay a twelve per cent, rate, and consequently his land and buildings would fall into the pos-Besslou ot tho city ot Lethbridge. Lethbridge should.be ashamed to make this request. It sets a bad example to usurers by engaging in this practice. If it wished to make a clean-up on back taxes, the best method ot doing this la to allow a liberal discount tor a certalii period. This would encourage the payment ot taxes, whereas the twelve per cent would discourage payment. Common sense and common decency should bo exercised by the western municipalities that And the taxes arrears becoming unduly large. But we forgive the Calgary newspaper knowing that It does not understand the situation here. The Lethbridge commlBslonera had no intention "When applying for the amendment to the charter, ot adding 13 per cent, to taxes already in arrears. In tact wo believe our city council would be glad . to give 20 per, cent, discount on out-otandlng taxes'if tliat would coax the deUnquents to pay up. . .;Whftt the-.city council was aiming Fire destroyed Iowa Uuion. :i dormitory building tor the men students of the University ot Iowa, and tbreat-, ... f�'' a time to destroy the entire most moving recruiting appeals that business district ot the city. "The have been made in Canada were those flames were brought under control addressed by him to his compatriots. 1 after several business establishments The tacts are beyond question; but j''^^^"^ered an aggregate loss ot they have not availed to protect the'*" ' venerable Liberal chieftain from this reference to him by a Canadian newspaper: Sir Wilfrid Laurier by a direct appeal to his countrymen could have brought them to the colors in reason-1 able numbers. He would not speak the word, and as a consequence the military district of Quebec has enlist-; ed in eighteen months 5396 men. The male population of twenty-three counties complementary to Quebec city is given in the census as 322.941.' "This appeared, ot course, in the Toronto News. No other newspaper in Canada would be capable of so  cowardly a stab at Sir Wilfrid Laurier. I The first and chiefest ambition of this detestable sheet has been to make the war serve its selfish purposes-to aid in its revenges and to help forward its unceasing campaign for the glori- � fication ot the party leaders whom it, worships. For Sir Wilfrid Laurier the' News entertains a more than mortal  hatred (the reasons for which are known to all familiar with Canadian political affairs tor the past twenty years); and, whatever the coat to national unity, It is determined to find In war conditions in Canada some-' thing with which to teed this ancient grudge. Of all the disturbers of Canadian peace, it is the worst; and it should be pilloried with Bourassa, Choquette, and the other firebrands." fer state between Russia and the Teutonic empires, according to the resolution. Germany's colonies would be re- porter of a Philadelphia daily, "but it was all I could do, and It was better than nothing." So she wrote. For months she wrote letter after letter, the shortest five pages long. Ami-because she baatopol and Lucknow. as well has talent as a poel-ahe llnished each ^j^^^ pmces. Us deeds 1 message with some original verses.. , (,^^^3 ^^^^ desperate, and through-No two letters were alike, and no two|,,f u ,,,, hpon rp,.n.rnWo,i poems. the Gaelic name Frelcoadan Dubh i (Black Watch) was given to distinguish them from the regular troops the Snighdean Denrg or rod aoldiora-so-called from their scurlet uniform. This regiment won honors at Waterloo, Seas in have at out its history it has been recognized as a "cutting-edgo of battle." Many lads from the Edinburgh slums liave, in it, developed from worthlcaa do- "I sent the messages addressed to Some Soldier in the Trenches' " she nany'B colonies would be re- | ejP'ained "and many of them'in care I'.othlngTi'nto men ordauntlesa'cminrgo stored or compensated for by a read- of the Duke of Connaught.' Others t . Uavotlon to their countrv Justment of the boundaries ot sphere ! sent in care ot a cousin of the late 1 of influence in Europe or Asia Minor, ; Lord Roberts. Sir William told mo and Russia's access to the Persian gulf that eighty per cent ot the lettera lor the Dardanelles would bo secured went to men of the 'Black Watch.' 1 to her. am rather glad ot that, tor my father A gradual reduction of British naval was Scotch-Irish, although my mother armament and German armies would | came ot an old English family." It complete the programme. The public school pupils of Uoiiin, Ont., gave tho soldiers of the 118th battalion an egg shower, more than 400 dozen eggs being distributed among the men by the scholars as the was a touching story that Sir 1 men were lined up on the street. POPE DELUGED WITH GREETINGS Home, April 24.-Beforo sunset last night the pope had received more than ;i,000 telegrams brihiilng Eftstcr groot-liig.s, besides innumernblfe letters, messages and addresses troni all parts ot tho world, far sur'pas'alng tho nui^ber received Inst year for first Easter ot his pontificate. The chiiractoristic note ot tilts world trlbiito is the expression of wishes for the success ot his efforts fur peace. Many ot tho messages said the name of Benedict would go dqwn to posterity inheriting the blessing promised to peacemakers. You will keep better and live longer if you keep your bowels regular by the occasional use ot Uexall Orderlies-ific and 2oo boxes at Koxall Drug Stores only. J. D. Hlginbotham & Co., Limited. m Two More Days of Great Bargains for Thursday For Arbor Day-"Aye be stickin' In a tree; It'll be growin' whiles ye are sleeping'.'!-Sir Walter Scott. For an innocent man Sir Sam made a suspicious move when he cabled for three ot Canada's moat celebrated legal counsel to defend him. It will Pay You to Come Here, as tlie Bargains offered are wortii whiie Some Wonderful Values in Men's New Suits We have opened up 200 New Suits for Men PRICES ARE DURING THIS SALE 13.50 values fJeariiig at........ $8.95 'Sio.oO values clearing at.........$12.50 :S18.50 values clearing at.........$14.50 22.00 & 25.00 suits going iit----.$18.50 MEN'S HATS In all shades, from $1,50 uji MEN'S ODD PANTS Reg. value 2.50, at per pair........$1.75 Eeg. value 3.00 at per pair--------.$2.00 Eeg. value 3.50 at per pair ......... $2.75 Eeg. value 4.50 at per pair.......; .$3.50 MEN'S TIES Eeg, 50c lor, each.................. 25c A big- variety in m^N'H DRF.SS SHIRTS Clearing at one price, S5c eacli MEN'S UNDERWEAR Per garment 35c & 60c MEN'S (COMBINATIONS Per suit...............t)5c, .$1.25 & .$1.50 MEN'S BLACK COTTON HOSE 8 Pairs lor.......................$1.00 For Arbor Day-"He that planteth a tree is the servant ot Heaven, He provtdeth a kindness tor many generations, and faces that he hath not seen shall bless htm."-Chinese Sage. A Crisp, Delicious "Snack" for luncheon or after-the-theatre, or any old time when the appetite craves "something different" is TRISCUIT, the Shredded Whole Wheat toast. Heat it in the oven to restore its crispness, then^ serve with butter, soft cheese or marmalades. As a toast for chafing dish cookery it is a rare delight. It is full of real nutriment. MEN'S SHOES Nice dressy .shoes for everyday wear, pair .$2.05 MEN'S DRESS SHOES In gunmetal, solid leather, regular 5.50, sale price.............................$1.25 MEN'S LOW SHOES Oxi'ord style coml'cn-tahle slices for summer Avear, nearly all sizes, .$3.00 values clearing '^t ............................. $1.10 MEN'S GOOD STRONG W^ORK BOOTS All sizes, at per pair..............____$3.00 LADIES' PATENT PUMPS In all sizes, reg. up to 4.00, sale price . . $2,05 INDIES' ONE STRAP SLIPPERS AND OXFORDS � i^ft^e PT'^t' ........................... ^^-^^ CHILDREN'S 1-STRAP PATENT PUMPS Sizes 3 to 6 only..................... 95c Please Read This Over Again-and Again-until you realize fully what it means to you. CHILDREN'S ALL WOOL WORSTED JERSEYS Ages 3 to 6 years in navy and red, sale price 65c BOYS' SHIRTS At sale price 50c BOYS' SOLID BOX CALF BOOTS Sizes from 11 to 2, sale jiriee...........$1.75 Special Price on Boys' Suits BOYS' sun s Norfolk style, ages 4 to 10 years in fancy Tweeds of grey and brown for tiuick sale $2.95 BOYS' SUITS In Norfolk and douhle-breasted styles'in dark brown and grey, for (luick sale.......$3.95 BOYS' BOOTS At greatly reduced prices. BOYS' JERSEYS From 7 to 10 years sale price........, 85c Do Your Shopping Early 706 3rd Ayenu^ S., Next to Royal Bank What We Advertise We Do 1 i' 07187743 ;