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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FHIDAY, APIUL 20, lOlS rflE LETHBRJPGI': DAIT.Y HERALD PAGE SEVEN ^^AcTive Service CHOCOLATE "imm CANADA For our Heroes- At times during; heavy bombardment the army commissariat become* so disorganized that ordinary food is unprocurable for days. Durinu such timet as this the value of a convenient and concentrated food that may be carried and handled easily, cannot bo over-estimated. Aciioe Service Chocolate answers all the requirements of such a food. It is the rr.ost nourishine and wholesome chocolate manufactured. If you are unable to obtain tliia chocolate in your locality, write u�, we win see tliat you pet it. Sold iu .5c. and 25c. sijes. SEI REOUCIl Floor Space Assessment Reduced in ("use of Banks From $10 to $7 'I'lio other day the city councU iiuas-tMl a bylaw sctthig i'orlli the raifs of iiH.sc.Hsniciit of flooj' sjiucu lor viirloiKT bUHines.s placos in llie city, and the liankK wara placed at Llio hoad o1' tlicj I list with �10. On Thm-Kday aflernoou ! i( OelOKation o[ tlic bank iiimiaKiini of 1 I 111) city waitod ou the cotnicil to pro- I ti'Sl, claiming that tliR asHessnieut ua;; j excessive. Tho result was that the, coiiiif^il at, a special Bcssion thia moru-iPK reduocd the asHPSsment against ' tlifi hunks to .^7 per sqiiaro Coot, and ! re.icinilinB the bylaw passcul ou Wed- j ne.sday, passed another bylaw placing; tho bunks at that, figure, and adding "nay, grain and feed warehouseH Lo the list at .'13 1-3 cents per square fool. With this latest change tho conirais-alonors hope they have finally .sellloil ! tho floor 81)300 matter bo that. As-! sessor Meouih may jiroceed lo finish I lip the asReasmnnt. and Kivc tho conn-ril tlie final fliijiires. Jii the meantime 1 rii'i final revision of the estiuiatc^s is in i)ro|{re.Rs, and by the time tlicted In Leihbrldge. Tlio impo.iitlon of lliis tax. which wilt I 0 colloctod from ratoiiayers by the city for tho government, will, ii. Is ostiitiutcd.. raise about SSOtiO in Lelii-liridgH. Tlllr-t Is in li forward lo I'.ii monton each month's colli^ciioiir will; ill two wonks after the iIiku; of "ach mouth. Tho -vvork will entail i'liii.-^idc ubio expense in tlio accounting doparl- Jnoiil, and I ho cily'.s roiinbursonioiil. is only U 1-:; |)er cent of tho money collected. ft is (ho intention of Iho r'ommia-sloiiers to have llio now lax so set, out on the assessment nolicpH that lhe"ad-dltion of the ono mill will not ajiptiar a part of tho total tii,\ rale for the year. .fohji (Jaliia, er-.M.l/.A., one'of the ploneej-.^ of I'arry Sound. iiassod away after a lingering Illness. Trying lo put on his gloves whilf) operating his auto had a disastrous sequel In tho case of .lohn liarland, ot Winnipeg, who was endeavoring lo protect Ills hands againft a cool breeze while bis car was going at a good rate ot sliced, lie lost control of hlB vehicle, which moniitrd the sidewalk (Pnd pInnKod Into Aslidownii store, smashing the front iloor and a big pla'o glass window to the left side of ihe entrance. 600 Acres Breaking Two Miles North of Neidpath. Immediate Work. The 0. T. Lathrop Land Co., Ltd. PHONE 1865 Want Fulfilment of Promises-Street Car Drivers Get a Small Increase Willj the granting of a twenly (-ent ft day increase to the miners of District No. T!>, nuuiiciiial employees are looking for an increase. When it was not, forthconiing in the c.^se of tlio men of the street tle)iarlment thitv-raorning Ihey walked out on their sgeond strike iluring the past six months. The men called on (.'ommi.ssioner Grni'e in u body shortly after ten outlook, demanding a raise. It Is understood he has promised an ndju.stnient of the trou-lilo. The men remained oft work all day. Motormen Get Increase The men of tjio .?trcfet railway, do-jjurlmont have also b6en after'a Wage increase recently and at a ppeeial meeting of tho city council yesterday afternoon this was granted to the ex lent of two cents an hour. The men liad askod for an increase to place thorn on tho .same footing as the Calgary motor conductors � hut- the city could not see its way clear to grant a raise which would amount to about ton conis an hour. In connection with llio increaso granted Uie t'ollowltig resolution was pas.scd: .Whereas the Street flallwuy employees liuve made a request for an increase of wages, on account of tho cost of living having greatly increased .since tho last wage adva,]ico, and Wlieruas tho City Council is cognizant of llio fact that the cost of living has boen largely increased and that consideration must be given the employ(?es ou this account, on as liberal a .scale as the ta.xpayers ability to meet it will permit, and Whereas there is an annual deficit ot about $ao,000.00 in the operation of tho Street Hallway, which must be paid, through tiixation, by the taxpayer.^ who are already taxed to the limit, and Whereas the. condition of our Street Kailway is such that an increased fare cannot be imposed to -meet any in-oroaso of wages, and there is no poss-ibl(' v/ay of meeting an increase of wages except by increasing the taxes, it necessarily follows that whatever increase is given must be with duo con.s id oration to tho taxpayers, and Whereas tiie basis of increase asked tor is the wag'os paid in Calgary where the condilions are very differ-out in-as-mucU as the work is more arduous, tho inttomo on the Street .Uailway produces a profit, the wages paid in Calgary are in excess of any other Street llailway in the country, and iu many otnei' ways is different from tho conditions in Ijethbridge, and Whereas the .$110,000 deficit referred lo is the overhead charges cost indicating that tho Street Railway only pays slightly more than operating expenses, it iollows that if this deficit is to be increased by increasing wages, it will be ospecially in tho interest of the tax payers to discontinue the operation of tho Street Kailway. Therefore be it resolved that an in-cretiso of two cents per hour be granted all employees in fhe .Street Railway and Power House Departments, paid by the hour, other terms aud conditions remaii)inK the same, Soffie of the BlriSet workers inter-vio'wed the Herald this morning and voiced their protest of tlie difference in tho scale of wages. They state that old Mr. L.ongley, who has been one ot the best street employees is only getting cents an lion;- while some Aus-trians working on w.xterworks are getting ?.S cents an hour. Crossings men aro getting .35 centa an liouj' and claim they should be getting as much as the Austrians. MARCH TO ViCTORV Courage ia a Jnatter of tho blood. Without good red b'ood man .has a weak heart and poor njcrves. Ia the spring is the / be.?t itime to take stock of one's condition. If ttie blood is thin and watery, face t>ale or pimply, generally weak, tired and listless, one should take a spring tonic. One that will do tlio spring house-cloauing, an old-fashioned herbal remedy tliat was used,by everybody nearly W) years ago is still safe. and sane because it contains no alcohol or nar-' c'.otio. It is made up of iJiood root, (Tolden Seal root, Oregon Grape root. Queen's root, Stone root, Black Cherry bark - extracted with glycerine . and inKdo into liquid or tablets. This blood tonic was first put out by Dr. Pierce in ready-to-uso form and "since then has been sold by million bottles as Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. If druggists do not keep tliis 141 tablet form, send HO cents for a vial to Dr. Pierce's Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y., or branch in Uridgeburg, Ont. CBN'rnAi. BuTTK, Sask.-"1 have used Dr. Plerco's (Golden Modicivl Discovery for a number of years und am pleased to recommend It as a blood pnrKier. I know it has no equal, as I used it for my boy. My n�ighbors and friends wcro surprised with tho results; in fact, I do not think ho .^would be alive t<)-day had It not been for the -Medical Discovery.' I al.so keep It on hand for coughs as it differs so froTO other mcdtclnes, instimd of upsotting tlifl stomach aa congh syrups do U 1� Rood for the stomach,. 1 only wish I had known about Dr. Piwee's nediciues soonor."- Mhs. Pemt Woou. IHY DIO GEIM SM THE WAR? That Will Be Topic at Forum-Noted Orator To Speak The speaker at tho Forum on Sunday will be Howard Fagan, who is conducting a series o� evangelical meetings in the city. Mr. Fagan will address the Forum on "Why We Are at War With' Germany." He is a noted orator. Tho subject matter of his address will ba som.ewhat in the nature ot an analysis of Prussian philosophy. There are three men who loom largo in modern German thoughl, and whoso speculations and' Research arc claimed by many to be indirectly responsible for the war. Von Bernhardi who preached of war as a biological necessity, voices tho ideas ot Prussian militarism. Trietsche, whose writings have flooded the German Uiiiversiiioa gave rise to the "Germany over all" movement and was the great auvocate of imposing upon the rest of the world-by force of necessity- fhe blessings (?) ot Teutonic culture. li'redorick Nietzsche, the mad German philosopher, projected the superman theory w.hich the Prussians absorbed into their system. Nietzsche claimed that Christianity was thd greatest" calamity that ever befell the human race. He termed it "a religion of slaves." Tho meeting will start promptly at 3 p.m. A. musical program under tho direction of Mr. Leo Coombs will be rendered. The musl'cal program under direction of Leo M. Coombs is as follows: Piaiio selection, Prelude, Rachmaninoff, Miss Vivian Peterson; vocal duet, ."Excelsior," Bait, Messrs. M. V. Coomha and Loo M. Coombs; vocal solo, selected, Mrs. Pagan; vocal duot, "Hear Mo Norma," Bellinic, Miss Vivian Peterson at the piano. Officers Wanted for ttie Canadian Naval Service Mate, age 23 to 40, must hold mite'i certificate. Pay $2.50 per day. Chief Artificer Engineer, age 25-50; must hold 1st Class Ud. of Trade Certificate or Canadian Equivalent. Pay $3.75 per day. Artificer Engineer*, affi 23-40, 2ad Class Bd. of Trade Certificate, or Canadian equivalent. Pay $3.00 per day. Clothin|( allowance on entry. Separation $30.00 per month - under usual conditions. i Petty Officers and Men The service also requires Engine Room Artificers with experience, age 18-SO, pay J1.35 to $2.75, Carpenters, pny : $1.20 to $2.40, Stokers, Seamen, Cook, and Stewards. Free Kits, free Messing, $25.00 separation - under usual conditions. Qualified men give good service to the Country during the War by joining (he Canadian Naval Service. Apply to 18 Commanding Officer H. M. C. S. RAINBOW Esquimalt, B. C. Naval Recruiting Secretary, Industrial Bureau MAIN STREET, WINNIPEG MAN. or Naval Recruiting Secretary But it has the flavor. It's nourishing, and refreshing. Alberta s Pride The Best Temperance Beer Manufactured in Western Canada today. For Sale by Aii Stores, Cafes, Restaurants, etc. 279 Wellington St., Ottawa. ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada io Glasgow or Company'! Office, 270 Main St., Winnipeg. For full information apply to Agents AUCTION SALE AT 323 FOURTEENTH STREET SOUTH On Monday Next, Apr. 29 AT TV\/0 O'CLOCK FRANK WADDINGTON WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, AS ABOVE, A QUANTITY OF SUPERIOR FURNITURE Including: Very fine set of mahogany dining chairs, full leather seats and backs; solid oak buffet, carved panel to doors; round extending dininK tabln in solid oak; pretty 3-piec6 parlor suite in innhognnv; centro (able to match; inalioganv china cabinet; oak jardiniere stand; VERY HANDSOME 4-LIGHT ELECTRIC FIXTURE; solid oak round occasional table; solid oak magazine stand; heavy brass bed completo with metal springs and felt mattress; liandsomi: while enamel dresser wilh bevelled circular mirror. DAVIS' DROP-HEAD SEWING MACHINE; mahogany dresser with oval mirror; six drawer chiffonier; .white enamel sm.ill chest drawers; book shelves; single and double bejls, complete; carpet squares; a tiuantity of small items. TERMS CASH PHONES 770-469 'WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE" AUSTRALIAN NAVY 13^ REPRESENTED LoBrto^, April 2G.-(By Reuters Ottawa Afwney)-Tho Au.strmllan navy ^as represtBted in tli* r�)d on Zee-hruggo by ono officer Qal eleven men. 'J'hoy were mostly olS tisa ships which entered tho canal. (g| tt them were among tho men whw^Mided and fought on tho .Mole. 4C twelve of them es-cMcd Injury, Canada Land & Irrigation Co. Ltd. 530,000 Dry And Irrigable Lands These lands are in the district between Retlavv and Medicine Hat, and north and adjacent to the Old Man and South Saskatchewan rivers. These lands are to be placed on the market at a reasonable valuation. The Company are looking for bonafide settlers. We would be pleased to have you inspect our lands. Prospective purchasers should make all enquiries direct through the Company's office at Medicine Hat. We have no outside agencies and pay no commissions. LAND DEPARTMENT Canada Land 'k Irrigation Co. Ltd. 1 Box 677 MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA Phone 2428 AUCTION SALE of HORSES and CATTLE HAVING DECIDED TO RETIRE FROM STOCK RAISING, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION, AT NEV/ BARNES MINE, NEAR ROYAL COLLIERIES, ON RIVER BOTTOM, FIVE MILES NORTH OF LETHBRIDGE, ON TUESDAY, MAY 7th, THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED STOCK K; good heavy young mares, most all in foal, age from 3 to 5 years old: 7 good heavy young geldings, broke and ready to work; ;'. yearling colts. Work hiirnoss; 2 buggies. ] rod nniloy cow In calf; J roan muley cow in calf; 1 roan cow. :! yours old; 1 red cow with calf at foot; I red muley cow, fresh .soon; L' ;;-yoar-old steers; 1 :;-year-old steer; :; yearling calves. BIG FREE LUNCH AT 12 O'CLOCK. SALE STARTS 12.30 TERMS OF SALE: One-half cash: balance, time will be given till November 1st, 1918, purchaser giving note with approved security bearing 8 per cent, from date. 10 per cent, off on credit amounts. MRS. WM. BARNES, L. I. NICHOLSON, Owner Auctioneer Do You Want Breaking Done If you want your land broken and can not make your own arrangements, kindly notify A. E. QUALLY, Board of Trade Buading who has heen appointed by the provincial government to bring together those who have engines or horses and can contract for breaking with those who have breaking tojet. Can You Do Breaking If you are in a position to do breaking please get In touch with MR. QUALLY, who aa has been stated above, has been sent here by the government to tell you ot those who have breaking for you to do.' Board of Trade Building Lethbridge PHONE 1603 FARM LABOR The Provincial Department of Agriculture Has \ 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 WIU 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 8T. 8. 6356 882?99 4718 ;