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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE Lin DAILY HERALD FHIDAY, AUGUST. IMG, ID: Ictbbribge fteralb Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week Daily, delivered, per year Dally, by mail, per year .Weakly, by mail, per year TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office 1252 121'4 W. A. Buchanan John Torrancc Managing Director Business Manager Dales of expiry nf subscriptions ap- pear daily on addross label. Accept- ance of papers -after expiration date is our authority to continue the sub- scription. tho principal reliances oven in tho best i fnUSe. happily for mankind, n j great 'change has Hilton place in this renjieet. .Moral causes come Into con- sideration, In proportion as pro- gross of knowledge is advanced; and the public opinion of the civilized world Is rapidly gaining over mere brutal force. J.t is already able to oppose tho mosl formidable obstruction to the progress of injus- PA AICKEDUPIN FOH BUSY MAN tice and oppression; and nteiiijumt and m nioro and more, it grows intent, it formidable. It Your King and Country need you right now! David Smith, a .pioneer rancher and stock raisqr, died at Car- more inteiJiKunt ami more miense., u bon, limy by'military power.! ttnglfslj. Toionlq, ''died from but it cannot be conquered. In the! fumes when tlio hous6 was -bolus fum- mitlst of his exultation, ii pierces his j ear with tho cry of injured justice; it denounces against him tiie indigna- tion of an enlightened and civilized age: it turns to bitterness die cup of rojoiciuK and wuunds him with tho sting which belongs 'he con- L'iousness of having outraged ihe opin- ion of. mankind. U may now be asked, perhap; ther the. expression of our own sym- pathy, and ihat of the country may lo thorn sood? I hope it may. It may vc them courage and spirit: it may Canadian architects are to bo assure them of pubhV regard, teach the. opportunity of competing for the them that they are not wholly forgot-j furnishing ot" plans for the eonstruc- jteu by the civilized world, and inspire; tion of the" new Australian purlia- tnem with constancy in the pursuit o'jmeut buildings. People's Forum j Lieut. G. Knight, who left Cal- j gary last summer with u draft the U'th Mounted, has been killed iu I action. t --.__ I After a strnggle in which several I men took part n shark neighing who- j pounds was hcaked and then shot to death in the bathing centre of Rock- away beach. New York. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The Austrian? appear to have been FILTRATION' PLANT is1 NOT NEEDED Ktlitor Herald: much space In your columns to express my views on this city's vexed wii'ter, tines- tion. 1 note in your editorials you are very much In favor of the filtration plant, and much like to see a plentiful supply of clear water, I rogrel tu Inive to take issue with you on the advisability of spend ing so much of the people's money needlessly. I am not an engineer, nor a con tractor, but l am a man years with varied experiences in both and I am here to say that we can less initial cost and no expense for maintenance, aa in the case of the filtration plant. When our preoeut water plant was installed your col- umns it noted the specialist engineer in charge as saying, "there was a natural filtration boil, then unsur- passed by any of his knowledge and which could hot be from excelled by mech- 1 have proposed is due to our own char-1 "tary .lewitt of Calgary school board. actor, and called for our own duty.! and vice-principal of Central school.; wluuh When we shut! have discharged that I Calgary, has been wounded in uou duty may leave the rest to the dis- completely routed by tho Italians iu j position of'provWence? Daniel Cameron, an express wagon the capture of Gorizia, more tnau 20.-j Commenting on this, the New York j driver of Xelsbn. died from internal- 000 prisoners being taken. The ad-'Outlook injuries suffered when his ranee uf .he Italians is being pressed j -TJlP issue between military j allli Ue Was Uirown least three years use the admlr- of every one coming into the city, for their lirst remark was, "What water. Surely where does It pome not from the 'Winnipeg. .Mini., AUR. D. Counsel defending tho accused ex-ministers announced this afternoon at o'clock that their cross examination of V. W. Uonvood was concluded. Tho crown thereupon put in, despite objections, a series of documents now to the pre- sent case and when court resumes to- A. J. Andrews for i cross-examine the Honvood has been I Later however, tin river went to a lowei water in the level than usual morrow morning the defense, will witness on them. on the stand -12 days. Tllo Hnmi.j.nntg 'consisted Of IcttCl'S j and telegrams to and from Norwood, j C. Slmnkland, -of 'Chicago, and Brydone-Jack of Winnipeg, the two latter having been consulting engin- eers for the government on the par-! IfamenL buildings. They were writ-' late in and early in 19J5. Du April LI', m 13 Sluinklund wrote to Brydone-Jack saying he had met Hon. Dr. Moiitaglic St. Haul and had met also by accident ex-Judge fMiip-j lieu. Sluuikhmd wanted prices of: steel, cement, etc.. in Winnipeg, and i i Plnyod I'Jvorvxvhorc said the letter was private and con-1 with ground on the Stanislau from and have Whelriitusly in favor of the cause for captured a railway station. which the AHjes are figilling J3 demon- ced on us by hi France both the British and by "rhe general sentiment of the! Owing to the recent activity French troops record further gains of a more or less important nature. ALBERTA SHOULD CENTRALIZE RECRUITING During the last two weeks of July j Alberta recruited 4S5 men for the tin-1 its in this province. Considering that Alberta has 'rcL-ruited in all men, ihe fortnight's effort is not dis-! conraging. But when one considers i j Austro-German submarines, the Americans already engaged either in j tuat I the. Held or in the hospital service with the Allies, and by the enlistment of over fifteen thousand American citi- city engineers who decreed it was not necessary to the depth in the weli galleries Swed-i as specified by the city's specialist morp Amerlcan press, by the number of commission'announced! engineer and as a consequence Ilia insurance on cargoes' specifications were never carried out. i The cost of this sewer pipe I am told j was between twenty and thirty thous- and dollars to the people and if I was of wood from Baltic ports for Kn; land or France, will he accepted. iis in the Canadian camps awaiting j -The executive committee of the as- socfation for the Preservation of thej so an opportunity to go to the front. We! presl'yteriiui church has Queued a: thousand dollars or as much of it as hope that this sympathy will find frank! central office in the Kent BnildinsJ be necessary to dynamite that street, Toronto, with Uev. J' sewer pipe out of existence and fill and forceful expression in the paign speeches during the coming .J W. McXamara B.D., in charge as sec- in the ahyss with clean sand and ?rav- the number of men who have been em- ployed in remiiUng during that per- We wish ir might find formal! exuression by some appropriate action i of the American Congress." has informed En France. Russia. Germany, and Austria i water again, that she is prepared to receive fort Our mayor 1 and our councillors thought it neces-j lidentlal. Brydono-Jnck replied a big desired Information. j Mr. Andrews concluded early iu thoj afternoon the reading of a private' report made by Honvood for Hon. Dr. Montague and used by the latter in a speech to the legislature defending the government's work on the parlia-, meiit buildings. Honvood stated in the report that buildings of import-1 ance always had extras up to 20 per! cent of the original cost. He declar- _ed that the cost of the Manitoba! building had not been greater than j similar buildings erected elsewhere j on the continent when labor was much cheaper. Norwood summarized his j report by pointing out that no blame I was attached to tho government for} the changes in construction that every i point had been taken up carefully by consulting engineers and the provin- cial architect, and that it would have t been impossible to erect the dome nf concrete with safety as it .was (ie- by Architect Simon. He drew city's commissioners today first net would be to spend one I el. Then I would clean out thorotigh- j ly the galleries and in twenty minutes or more would have good clean pense Is altogether out of proportion, j Italy has the on the run. Under the circumstances it is about j The Russians have had them running time Alberta was mapping out a dif-i for several weeks now. Poor old Aus- ferent plan of campaign. British Col- tria will soon be out of breath. urnbia has pointed the .way. In that! military district, centra! recruiting sta- concrete than the old. Hor- wood said he had made a special study tions in the larger centres are now doing the worK.'aiid the men taken on are sent to the senior battalion: Do you know that the big Yankee} five cent nickel is now six i rents, owing to "the jump in the price; n; ef that metal? So save vour nickels j fill them up and get than, to England ue as soon as possible. There are many things in favor" of this scheme that we wonder why there is any hesi- tancy in adopting it in this province. It would save time and money, would get the battalions away in their pro- per order and would do away with that waiting such as the 113th is now experiencing in getting 100 men to fill up the ranks so that it Dr. J. C. Miller, of the department! pretended to be at the time of his niore of education, district vocational offlc-j seeking election as one of our city of t hoped to -open the classes of the' and whilst ten thousand dollars might c technical institute branch, for the re- be judiciously expended in improving of. M16 lie llad admitted i turned soldiers; in tiie old East Cal- our water plant. 1 am here to say that a.ve you ever ar' gary fire hall shortly The first elaaa not one half of expenditure br this government charged will" he mechanics would be give us any of "e asked. water and plenty of it. NQ- the Mr. Editor, you quoted tiie Provin-j "And rewarded witn tne payment to Prof. 1C. A. Dale, lecturer in classics in Toronto tmivnrsity. iias been ap-j cial Bacterologist. as having that pointed temporarily to the chair of; filtration would not destroy the. Colon date of "I don't see any reward io Hor- I Latin, in Queen's, inking the place bfj Baccilli germ of which we have heard i wood spid, answering questions, that it-1 Prof. Codd, who has been given leave so much during the ypar. "Then "why he'had been at Hhfirty. he had never The Board of Health has decl self in favor vof the proposed filtra- of absence owing to illness, tion plant. The Board should Know whether it is needed after its j worry about that any i the people to vote away one hun- A rirrailar issued in Xew York byi dred thousand dollars or more on a eipen-ia (jye firm quoting prices] practically useless utility and after it ence with the typhoid epidemic lastjon (jye-sLuffs brought lo rorl with the t is installed the initial cost would be spring. j German submarioe Deutschland, shows smaiT as compared'with the cost of that Rome grades of the products are] maintenance. been taken to any court as an accused person, he had never been arraigned, and he had pleaded to an indictment. The New York Sun says the hanging! can get away to England. The ceu-jof Casement was ihe most stupendous I ed m the United States. tfa! recruiting plan could riot be any] Brlii history Tn worse than the pres to work out very m .ice. In proof of this I quote "VV1 UB IIlcome taxes, and any i valued at S70 'a pound. These are! you from the Calgary Albertan of .luly! additional Olltlay W0lllli have'to be 'the rarer rolors not yet maaufactiir- 14. report of joint meeting of thej iasuance of aldermen and city officials to consider this same question. The part of this WHAT THE U. S. DID IN 1823 all.know, there is sentiment in the United States against that country's interference or parti- cipation in European troubles and it isMargely due to that feeling that the Repub ir lias kept out of the His torj re ords that the Lnited States once expressed'its sympathies, official- with a warring people in I uiope At the time Greece, was' fighting'to .throw off'.t'ie ruie-.-of Turkey, and a .bloody conflict it was, too, the United .States wero almost solidly In favor of the Greeks On the assembling of Congress in 1S23, President Monroe made the revo- lution in Greece the subject of a para- graph in his annual message, in which he expressed the hope of America for the success of the Greeks. He said war and there started an internal Tfie RKgs carae ]iere bellion movement against the Hoheu-] steamer. They' will he1 shipped to] time. He would recjuire to have two jzollerns. afterwards landing in Ger-i Seattle and" 'there sent strong oianv to carry out his purpose. It is! hanks. river to have a chemin on the job all the or three assistants and there would have to he two or three filter attend- a hypothetical case but it makes a good comparison. The writ in 'connection with the suit the White, Lunch- Restaurant company is against tiie city There are people who are too jinor: Calgary as the result of the rioti n hospital bills and too proud tojof spring.? anepi accommodation in the i iea outlay is already very much more than its Income from taxes, and any have 'to be bonds. This mean that the .people of Can- ada, instead of providing for the wives and children of our soldiers out of their income, would be providing for them out of borrowed money, which would have to be paid back In years to come, and these same wives and: children and such of the soldiers as return would have to pay their share of this debt. U would be poor aa August Victor Records Topical summer songs, popular Instrumental successes, latest dance music, operatic numbers and lively band pieces. A CHOICE OF OyER Eighty New Selections Three ten-inch doubic-sided Victor cents for the two selections. -I'l the Gloaming Supplication Love Me at Twilight t-oroley Paraphrase From Foreign Parts McKee Trio McKce Trio Jane Keiiyon Herbert Stuart. Conway's Band Con way's Band 180G3 Twelve-inch, double-sided dance record Trot Ole Virginny One-Step Victor Military Band Victor Military Bund Mollie Darling Red Seal Record Evan Williams Hear them at any "His Master's Voice" dealer's PRICE FROM COAST TO COAST "HIS MASTER'S VOICE" PIC.-AO..DEPT. The trade mark always guarantees the quality BE SURE TO LOOK FOR IT .Write for free copy of our 450-page Musical Enivclouedia listing Vfctor flecocds. Berliner Gram-o-phone Co. LIMITED Lenoii1 Street. Montreal DEALERS IN EVERY TOWN ANC CITY- in Canada MASON RISCH, Ltd. The Home of The Victrola Balmoral Block Fifth Street South Herald Want Ad Will Rent Your House ants which would make the cost v'erv to families of our noble de- stiff." :A later reDort of the adjourn- ed meeting stated that the measure was killed without further discussion, voting in favor oC it. Mr. Editor and Fellow ratepayers of s for the cityof Lethbridge. I Implore you p in court" this! to unhesitatingly vote no on the ftl- fenders tne 'or which they cannot pay. Thay could j coming faH; it ffi Thc city; tration plant scheme on Tuesday, Aug- hr.wever pay a dollar-a heart annually j will fight the claim to the last ditch, as a hospital tax. They art: rmtiilrd-it is understood. ntaa-to the time of sick-j ust 15th and should Mr. Grace not live up to his promise to settle1 this water ouestion soon it might be well to consider playing the "Reid Act" on j "i --'iuuiu cuu MIB ntunuuaa iiuiu, him at, at which time and place I posed free hospital will benefit. Does fonr to was described before! would be pleased to succeed him at the community as a whole owe them; the annual convention' "the Atneri-' one half the salary. Mr. Treatment of'-pneumonia cases that if f ireaiment 01 -pneumonia cases mat th. from treat the Tuesday. ment in ca's: of. ran Osteopathic held atj Thanking 3-011 in" anticipation, Question to answer nex' Kan53S City, by Dr. C. V, Fulliami Editor, I am, sincerely yours. There are a whole Jot which must be considered in connec-i effected of Frankfort, Iml." He told of the ob- j seryation of a large number of such i cases in which .osteopathy was used of things i in practically all of which cures were five days. "Pneumonia "From, the -'facts have come lojtion with the proposal to make the our knowledge there is good cause to believe (hat their enemy has lost for ever all .doiriinion over them: that Greece will become again an mdepend ent That'she may obtain that rank is the object of our moat ardent wishes." In the House of tires-Daniel Webster introduced resolution calling for the appointment Of an agent or commissioner to Greece when ever the President should deem it expedient to make such ail appoint- ment. TheicounU-y was then, as HOW divided on .the question whether Ana- erica interest in or any con- cern with such a -European .conflict In his speech Webster said: It may, in the next place, be perhaps Supposing all this to be' true, mhat can we do? Are we to go to wiir? Are we to interfere in the Greek cause, or any other European 'cause? Are We to endanger our pacific rela- No, certainly not What. then, the questton recurs, remains for us? if we will not endanger our ov. n peace, if we will "neither furnish armies nor navies to the rauap which we'think the just one, what fs theie within our power? i this reasoning mistakes the age. hospital a free institution. However, we hare an example of what is intend- ed when we consider what the miners of the Gait mines, and the employees of the are doing in paying a dollar a month into a sick fund. They are merely making provision against a day when they may need medical and hospital care, and by paying a dollar a month they pay their sick bills n a way that Is not oppressive. Prob-j ably name of the men pay im.3 the fund for without getting any re- turn, blit they are glad to do so be- cause ot the assurance it gives them that they would bo taken care of in lime of sickness. The proposed free liospital is simply the at'ove plan on a-city scale. treatment is mismanaged if it contin- ues longer than six Dr. Ful- ham said. DREAD DISEASE AT FT. WILLIAM Fort William, Ont., Aug. cases of infantile paralysis havft brok- en out in the city. One is from the east end or the city and the other 'rom the municipality of Keeliing. Health authorities urn taking every >recantion to prevent, n HpTesid. A number of clnMruii Tho 'time een Indeed, when within the last few days from JJeete, and armies, and subsidies were mer complaint. The Joy of a Vacation may be turned to the sor- row that comes from indi- gestion. The battle with hotel menus is a losing one for the man with a weak stomach. Happy is the man who listens to the call of the goes fishing, hunting-and takes with him Triscuit, the Shredded ,Whole Wheat wafer. Triscuit is made of the whole wheat, steam- cooked, shredded and baked. A tasty Summer snack, supplying the greatest amount nutriment in smallest.'. bulk. Delicious with buttery soft cheese or marmalades.; Made in Canada C. W. LOWTHBR. Es-Councilln WHY THE PATRIOTIC FUND IS NOT RAISED BY TAXATION In view of the fact that a new cani- coudition that in years to come they must pay it back with. interest in some form of taxation. Under the Canadian system re- cruiting is voluntary, and it seems consistent that those who from in- ability or choice are not in uniform should show their good spirit by' a ;voluntary contribution to the Patri- otic Fund. To make the contribution compulsory by taxation would remove from it all the virtue of a voluntary donation, and it is believed in these days, when the men at the front and their relatives are, making such tre; mendous sacrifices there are few. if any, at home who do not wish -o 'tol- untarily make somfi contribution to: the general cause. In order, however.! that those who'attempt to evade their! responsibility asd neither fig .t paign to raise money for the Patriot- ic Fund wi the central Alberta has just given out ;oliow-j ing statement explaining why the Patriotic fund la raised by voluntary subscription instead of by taxation. Under the Canadian system of con stitutional government the right of at the front nor contribute to tho Pat- riotic Fund at home may be properly labelled, it is Urn intention this year to publish not only lists of donations but also lists of those who are known be started very shortly to UB in a pOHUion to committee for Cause.antl who refuse to do so. It may be added that the whole question of taxation vs. voluntary con- tribution has had the most serious consideration by those who have thnj of the fund at heart, mid the! system seems the only pros-! direct taxation upon lands and similar resources rests in the hands of the provincial governments and the mun- icipalities. The province of would the' right to raise. for patriotic purposes by imposing a property and poll tax, but no legisla- tion to that end has '.been passed and could not now .he enacted anil be made effective in time'to provide the fund needed this year to the soldiers' it must also be remembered that. under existing conditions the collection of- taxes either by the provincial' government or the municipalities stow that the dependents of would starve before the iponey from' that sourcfe would be" available, and "ith'e cost: of collecting -.would be at least ten times'what.'It costs Jo coHoct thfi': Thfi Dominfoiv tfoveirtiment courst, provide a patriotic Whti tiy irchlteol of'fforonto. illwl. Jlr. .Me-1 donating no many millions of ''dollars Callnm was native uS 'founio and, (or that purpose, IHH tiie Government's ijorn Co jVinrs ago. ent solution. Bv this voluntary sys-. teni able men a'nd arc giving! their services In u-iiole or in part! afcscl-.itoly without charge and ihe per-! ccntage of coniiiliiitlons wlilcli I actually, reaclies Hie beneficiaries is very ranch greater lhan would he under any system of taxation.: where all services rendered would have to be paid for. It is also worth pointing out that it Is much easier to "start some new form of taxation than to set rid of it, and the opinion of those who have made n Btndy of this proldem is that It is wiser to. meet the situation by voluntary -con-! trihutlontt than to Introduce snme' ad- ditional tax whWi would remain an a momento of ihe war, perhaps to future gcnprations. Hobert MpCnlliun, formerly city! What Girls arid Boys Think About Advertising A number of Entries in the "Advertise and Smile" Competition will be published In this space. Interpretation of the word "Smile." "Advertise and Smile" means: yalisfaction secured. made. jnteresting ideas. j ess labour, Kconomy. Aged 18 years. MARJORIE SHERLOCK, 12fiO Sth Avenue S. City. ;