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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGC FOUR fHE LfclHFmnXJE DAILY AtJOtJSt IMS ttbc Siberta DAILY and LITHBRIDGt HERALD ING 1 MS 6th Strwt Present and Manaiini Director Ma Tohanbe BuatnMa ftttifnmt TtLRPHONM Office Otftct Ratvai per week year by por year by per year by per year Dates expiry of subscriptions ap pear daily on address label Accept ance of papcirs explntiiB date U ear authority to continue tfie shall be free of all Income tnxes now Imposed or that hereinafter bo Im posed by the Act of And we make this appeal in tho firm conviction of the sense ot Jusj tlce that actuates Congress in the imposition of all and bellevliiR that bur patriotism will not be ques tioned or our motives The above will Interest many Am ericans residing In Southern especially since the proposed penalty for the nonpayment of the tax is loss ot compulsory pny tax anda fine of if the nonpayers ever to thc United PASSING THE ftOGRESS OF THE WAR The British and cooperat have commenced a new offensive southeast of presumably for the purpose of wiping out German po sitions between Amiens and Mont Di which have been threatening the big allied centre of Amiens since the German spring offensive that came near to capturing the The crossed the Vesle In force are holding their positions In allied forces have land ed at Archangel and and military and political activities are SHIPPING WHEAT VIA PANAMA news drifted over tho wires the other day in comparison the bip war news ot tho received 6m little It was to theeffect that tho trial shipment of from Vancouver to Liverpool tlie Panama Canal had stood tho excellent and none of the consequences feared from the of the cann1zone Just what this will mean to tho j shipment of wheat from the prairie j west It Is hard as yet to But there are indications that it will have a farreaching effect on the trade For one given equitable freight there Is an Incentive to ship from Pacific Coast ports owing to the fact that they are yearround and this would do away with the inevitable rush which attends tho movement the Western Canada wheat crop each year before the closjj of navigation on the Great This would tend to set up a more even trend of business over the whole year in Western Canada and would also relieve our transportation facilities of the necessity of being pre pared with rolling stock to handle the peak load which develops in the west every fallN during the movement of wheat and coal in an easterly direc WHY NOT SET BREAD PRICES TOO When the government set the price of Tvheat and fised a standard of flour So far as Lethbridge is concerned t is as yet to tell what the ef fect It is that this city would be the funnel the natural expectation was that the price Of bread would become a fixed factor in cost of It appears that this is not The recent government order requiring the use of substitutes made from cereals on which the price is not has through which much of the wheat grown in Southern Saskatchewan and all grown In Southern Alberta would find its way into the mountains on resulted locally in aa increase in way to the coast Tne Crow route price of bread by 10 per na8 been established as the best It would be impossible to say with out careful Investigation that the new pricesare not in with the costs entering Into the but it does seem absurd that the price of wheat and the standard of ingre dientsin bread should be fixed with out the price being Why not carry the process to Its logical conclusion Everyone would be better satisfied if this were freight grade to the and Leth bridge would naturally feel a good ef fect from the movement of prairie through the mountains to the new outlets at Seattle Andwith the establishment of wheat exporting ports on the Pacific Coast it not be long until there would be established there large job bing concerns importing from the countries to which our wheat could be These in turn will look to Lethbridge as a distributing centre on this side of the Thus we will grow closer in touch with the big importing Jobbers than we now are the city of Lethbridge and the mining and Lethbridge as a distributing concerns in this district to Issue a centre will grow in statement in pamphlet or other form settingforth the superiority of Uie lump coal produced in this field in storing It is very evident from the opinions of Alberta coal expressed in the Mani toba Press that Manitobans have little conception of the qualities of the coal from the Lethbridge field as compared j SHOULD ADVERTISE MERITS OF OUR Without knocking any other coal produced in The Herald be it would be good business for with the Pennsylvania coal they have been accustomed to They conj aider cur coal as Alberta coal and place all Alberta coal on a par though wtdQdifference in the qual The time is coming soon when Lethbridga coal will compete on the Manitoba market with coal from the northern part of the and any Good Exhibits Were Directors Are Live Bunch Winners Special to the Herald August second an nual fair of the Retlaw Agricultural Society was held on and con v j sidoring the adverse was quite thing that can be done to popularize as as laat falr most the Lethbridge coal and differentiate it from poorer coals mined in the north will reflect in the greater busi ness which will come to the mines of this district another Thn oppor tunity is one we should not AMERICANS IN CANADA AND THE INCOME The fact that Americans resident in Canada are liable to the Income tax as well as to the Canadian income There was a large attend about a thousand people crowd ing the grounds during the day and thoroughly enjoying the various Taber band supplied ex cellent music during the The dir ectors of the fair have reason to be proud of their for they have succeeded in establishing a real live annual exhibition for the Retlaw dis Good There were some very flne horses and cattle and also some tax has caused a lot of discussion and Bood exlllblt3 ln other lines The Rei1 onmo xr Cross work contest was particularly Borne criticism in the past Now ladies lntereaUng and ahow8 we imd a number of leading Ameri Of this district are well up In front in cans residing in taking an ac tive stand against the double tax with the result that the following appeal is being forwarded to congress The American residing In the United States pays one tax1 the Can residing In the United States pays one the the Canadian residing in Canada pays one fax the Canadian but the American reiidlng in Canada pays two the American and the Cana We therefore appeal to the Con of the United States and the and Means Committee of the House of Representatives to action of these inequali ties and to relieve us of the severe Und all but intolerable burden of Double income so that only tpcome as is directly earned in the United States by American citizens 4omicilod in Canada shall pay or bo I ubjeet to any income tax now im foaed or that may be hereinafter im posed by the Act of and all Jncojne earned in the Dominion of Canada by citizens of the United in the said Dominion this good The Winners The chief winners In the various prize list classes were as follows John Hem Special in horses and cattle won by John drains in Johnston Threshed A Domestic Fred John and Red Cross J Best collection lied Crosis Retlaw Womens George one of the old est and most respected residents oi died at his home there tlija wafck at the age of James of was fined and costs for havln Influenced his not to About moro tnxes have been received In Medicine tint to date than period last Donald a farmer In the Assinl holno expects to commence cutting wheat f John a returned soldier on the office slnff of the soldiers dropped dead at his home in Perry Superintendent of Vancouver Una resigned nto objecting to tlte criticism lately level led at him by Aldormnn Rollnn aged son of Alfred District and 20 pon ot Nni La jawolor of were drowned in the The Federal minister has appealed to tho people of Australia to do their utmost to win A Kings men movement has been with the object ot combatting British and American capitalists nro asking the repeal of an orderin Council passed on the 17th giving extreme powers of expro with possibly a minimum of compensation to tho The seriousness of Torontos ing problem is indicated by tha state ment made to tlie newspapers by May or who thinks that the only solution possible is it general relaxa tion of bylaws all over tho city to en courage The farmers of the United States have been allowing in real money to escape from their pockets each year because uf poor according the testimony of Manitoba expects to export butter to the value of over this When it is remembered thatup to a very few years ago it was necessary for this province to import butter for its home the growth of the dairy industry there is Irene a respected employe of the postottice staff at aged was murdered in the reception room of the Hotel Goldfields by an Bella who had persisted in courting her arid he then shot himself Notice was served on tfcket scalp ers by the Railroad Administration in Washington to quit business once under threat of An effort will be made to stop the cutrate sale of passenger tickets by other than au thorized ticket through charges of A cash collection of taken up In the church the striking feature of the commemorative service at Albans procathedral at Prince Albert on the occasion of the 25th anniver sary of tho consecration the Bishop of Right Hubert of while hanging out clothes last had what slie calls a presentiment her baby was in She hurried into the house to find that the tod dler had fallen into a tub of water and was in imminent danger of Under charter to the Canada Trad ing the fivemasted auxi liary schooner Mor has put to en route to with over feet of lumber loaded at Victoria and Che pastor of the Ger man Evangelical Church of was found guilty of sedition by a jury in foderal Fontaaa was charged with attempting to hin der the sale of Liberty bonds among the members of his An Interesting feature in Connection with the Chinese Presbyterian mis sion in Vancouver lately was the send ing out of a clever young Hong one of the mission to in to study at the theologicalseminary there for minis try among hla own i Apparently demented by the foar that lie would bi drafted into tho army under tiie Military Service Isiidore of at tempted to suicide by drink ing a quantity of liquid when ho found in a bottle labelled The rar ferry which was built at Quolie nd was booked to sail for Vancouver in a few wag jlirro tlus by an ocean liner jid liad her boiv damaged the water She will likely have to go into the dry dock for Of poififs represented by the Canadian Northern Ralway the Ilireo prailIn show crop conditions are favorable and 2S while 13 Indicate a nend of Fortyfour mention frost and five announce alight damage from While Charlie Chaplin may have beoii born in ao writers of country producing registra certificates BS aupportng evi he was first heard of in the dear old London prewar days as a stivet arab with an instinct for mim etic his now famoiu walk having boon copied from the shuffling of ui old curbstone who a pwxarious existence by oldlng One million dollars has been set aR tho amount for SaSlors Week In September tor Ontario to Fiveyearold Alfred 13 au died from drinking poison used to disinfect hia Pete fell off a train in tho yards at Moose Jaw and had his head severed from his John an who escaped to Canada more than sixty years ago died at Sandwich Bust at tho ago of a hundred and ten The equipment for postal delivery has arrived in Woodstock but word as to the date of starting has been De ceived by Postmaster Two prisoners have escaped from the Morrisaoy Internment Camp in the last coupleof It is thought that they have over into the Flnthend Gocarts and perambulators are of ten the cause of feeblemindedneas In small according to Ray mond of In an address before the National Osteo pathic convention at Representative James of died ot heart dis ease at Ho was a mem ber of the military committee of the was 60 years old and was serv ing his ninth term in Peter a fanner of forty years of living near was acidentally drowned last Friday af ternoon In Berry north of Ste whilst For having on Hand more flour than food administration orders the Horlick Malted Milk company has contributed worth of Its pro ducts to Alfred civil service env ploys of took an action for libel against La of The case arises from a press report from Quebec about the Military Ser vice Aot troubles in that who has not been heard of since last February when he was given leave of has given himself up to the military authorities in having been hiding in a swamp since that New regulations for the sale of cheese were announced by the food administration and requires that all sales must be without regard to fhe market or replacement value and only on the basis of the actual cost price plus a reasonable Canada now holds the continental re cord for speed in wooden the War Seneca having had its dock steam trial at Quebes 48 days after its six days better than the best record in the United States so r At William an employe of the Wheatly saw was the victim of an accident while oper ating a band A splinter1 was hurl from the saw and striking him in the passed nearly through Thirtyfour persons are officially re ported injured and are subject to med ical treatment following a street riot in Toronto in which civil police and a mob composed of civilians and returned soldiers A monster weighing 186 pounds and containing fortyeipht and a half pounds of cavlanwas caught In the river at This is the largest j sturgeon taken from the waters near here in several The fish is worth about The report of tho Saskatchewan de partment of agriculture says that crop prospects are much brighter at pres ent than they have been for some time pant throughout the province of Sask Charles a conscientious jector bepn sentenced to 20 years hard labor at Fort a natiomij army draftee from refused to obey it was The majority of the Americans taken prisoner by the Germans are quartered in tlm Hlilne cities of Darm Knrlsrulie and Allied airmen who these cities are cheered the the ad vices of and chil dren who have been in England for soniQ time have returned to Tlie party includes 104 women and children with homes west of Winnipeg ajid probably hair that number reach od paper niillH have been listed as an essential This action was taken on the understanding that the greatest pimjiMe economy be exer cisad in the me of paper and that newspapers rfiiyctheir consumption of newsprint per on dally edi tions and 2u per on Sunday edi Food shortage la not confined to the Prairie In the Fraser River Valley of ac cording lo Vancouver the urn that large numbers of dairy ratlin will be slaughtered In tin fiiw months owing to lack of Not since the disastrous year of 1911 liuvn immures been BO poor or prospects for winter feed so LartHer condenwwaa tempor arily closed down ttnd is now running below capacity as a result ot reduc tion in tho milk supp ATTHEQUARMY Quarterly conference of the Tnylor stake of the chtarch came to a close Sun The climax as to attendance was reached at the Sunday afternoon ser vice when some 1GOO people were In attendance and halt a hundredcould not gain entrance to the The choir rendered with much spirit O Ye Mountains High and The Mountain of the Lords House and Bishop Levl of offered the open Ing Wood announced that Rider Ncphl Anderson would hold genealog classes Cardston on Monday and Tuesday for all the wards south and and at Mountain View on Wednesday and Thursday for Glenwood and Hill Spring Prank of the Utah agricultural who Is enroute to Calgary for special requlr ed by the waq the next speak He complimented the people here upon their stake Edward who was In closer touch with hlg people and their conditions than any other like officer in the The characteristics of a good religion were dwelt upon and the speaker said few religions could satS fy adherents as to the the and the The philosophical side of Mormonlsm was satisfying and its rationality as to all of mans conditions as well as Its Intense practicality gave the deep est th4nkers solutions of their prob lems which no other religious system that he had found could The view of the church as to our work in the after each individual pre ferred his or her identity and that eternal progress was the design for each person based upon work or ac tivity was far more reasonable and satisfying to hhn than the views offer ed by other Our greatest pleasure In this life was through ach ievement and so it would be here would always be Miss Bessie Shaw and Miss Ruby Parrlsh gave a very enjoyable vocal Bishop John Wells complimented the people of this stake as 37 to 38 per of its population waq present at this wonderful show His personal experience in Join ing this the great history of the as the houses of the Lord in Bible times as well as in the his tory of the church was very thought fttfly Elder Nephi Anderson showed how the worlds people had been moved upon to gather of their an cestors since April when the keys of this work were given to earth by the Prophet Apostle Lyman very beautifully Il the influence of our mothers and read the poem The Service Sunday evening was the Mutual Im provement Session and the stake officers were In The convention of the associations would be held when the gen eral would be An discourse es pecially to the young people was de livered by Apostle But the speaker referred to the war and Ger nunrs Attitude at depleted by Van Dykes fheBurgmr and Houae tie thanked qod thai when Belgium was plundered and de there Was ft British Empire to by all weaker Special music Wag AUUton rendering In his usual pleating manner A vocal and Cure and Mori dew a quartette O Qtve Me My Prophet T THE BIG FLEET FROM FRONT demonstration to understand why It Is that tdoay the seas are still free to all the why it is today thous ands upon thousands of troops are being dally safely across tho ocean German endeavor to the Why It Is possible thatvtheso little islands have not been forced into submission and why It Is that the allies have such supreme con fidence In their first lino of The allies have ships and men in greater numbers thin ever before and the spirit of the men Is also the same splrilt one sees In the there shall bo no compromise with lust and brutality and no incon clusive We men who participated In Ihe Jutland right and which had been In that cludlnR some Which the Germane boasted they had but which to day ride the waters ail braterjr as ever giving the lie to the empty bOMta ot the treacherous In the dockyard We saw women doing the heavy work formerly done by men and doing It showing hat here women are superbly bearing the bur ot tho One thing that mightily Impressed us was the presence In the grand fleet of numerous battleships flying tho Stars and at their mast II was the proof that the United States irf fighting hand In hand wUh Britain on the seas Just as 1ft the tren brave men from the States are fighting shoulder to ihoulder with men from Australia and Now It is but fresh evidence of the lar ger Imperialism that Is to come as tho result of the AngloSaxon Im perialism which for alltime Is to make the world safe for democracy and bring peace to a world which a warmad nation sought to crush under its iron Indeed Mistress of Sea Just as we left the trenches firmly convinced that the cause of the allies would triumph on so today wa left the fleet supremely confident that Britain was Indeed mistress of the seas and that there was a real sig nificance and Importance In Ihe cry we heard from head ot alls THE CANADIAN OF COMMERCE SIR JOHN Suptof CMM WttftmfrMrf SIR EDMUND PnaMem H JONEi ANiCenL CAPITAL PAID i RJSERVE MONEY ORDERS For small remittances use the Money Orders issued by this They are payable without charge at any Bank in Canada except in the Yukon The cost is as follows M and 3 over and not exceeding 6 PLUS REVENUE Lethbridge Sending Money to Soldiers Those who have friends or relatives at the may wish to send bat possibly do not know the best way to do If time safest and most convenient method of making remittances abroad is the Bank Money Order or as issued by The Merchants it is necessary to send money without the Bank will arrange thia by Cable THC BANK Head Office OF Established LE1HBRIDGE MONARCH NOBLEFORD Aetinl Prizes for Boys Girls The Herald Will Give in Prizes for the Best Essays on the Subject Patronise Home Dealers in Preference to the Mail Order The competition is open to boys girls up to and including 16 years of Two prizes will be given for the best essays by boys and girls up to and including 12 years of age and two prizes for those sent in by boys and 16 yearsof age and The younger girls and boys to be eligible for prizes or both First Second Prize In each There will be two prizes each and two V Essays of any length Judges president of the board of and chairman retail section of the board of Eisays must be in by August be addressed to The Buy at Home Lethbridge ;