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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta tuesday, august 13, 1918 fMR Lrrw^Rmoc dku.i herald page three It BIG POSIILIIIES OF WATER POWER have suspicions op incendiarism (Canadian Press Dispatch from neuters Limited.) I^ndon. Aug. 1?,.-The conjoint board ot llio BrltlsU scientific socle-liea appointed to report on the utilization of tlio water power of llio Empire point out in llioir report tliat Great  Britain utilizes only 8.." per cent of its available i^ler power whereas CJormany ulllizlks l?, per fccnt. Prom this thoy draw the foiliiwiiig conclusions : First, tliat the potential water pow-! cr ot the Empire amounts in the kk-! gregate to at least fifty to seventy iiillllon horsepower; second, that mucli ot this is capable ot immediate economic development; third, that with the exception of Canada, Xew Zealand, and to a less extent,' New South Wales and Tasmania, no systematic attempt has yet been mndc by any government to aEcertain the true pos-�siljilitles of hydraulic resources In its territory or to ciillocl relevant dalt Fourthly, that the development of the Kmpire - natural resources is Inseparably connected \.it!i ilur of Us water powers. Fifth, that a development carrying such enormous poislbilllles should not bo left to cliance hut should be carried out under the guidance ot omo competent authority. The committee recommends that the government should take steps to form an Imperial board or commission to include representatives of all the'Dominions and dependencies, to Invosti-gato and advise the stale as to developments which It might assist or In stltute. Montreal, Aug. 13.-The fourth fire in two days and the sixth In a fortni(|ht In yirdR where hay, wood and coat are stored In quantities lead the authorities to suspect strongly thnt organized Incen-d'ariuin Is at the back of these outbreaks. The latest fire occurred last night on the premises of A. Elle and caused a loss of 000. The $750,000 fire at the Montreal Biscuit Company on Monday of last week was attended by circumstances that are also regarded with strong suspicion. CANNOTciEC SIX-CENT FARES Detroit. Aug. 13.-At one minute past midnight this morning the city of Detroit, through its corporation counsel, secured a circuit court injunction against the Detroit United Railways Company preventing that company from evading the newly enacted ordinance, which became effe^'tive at midnight and which provides for a ttve cent tare on all city lines. The city's action forestalled the announced intention of the traction company to secure an injunction in I'^ed-erul court ngainst the operation ot the ordinance. The attempt of the company to collect niK' cent fares, which began on Saturday led to the refusal of hundreds ot passengers to pay the increased sum and resulted in rioting and the damaging of several cars. CLEINCEAU SEES FRIGHTFUL WORK Paris, Aug. IS.-Premier Clemen-ceau and Minister of Finance Klotz, during their visit at the battle front, inspected at length the frightful destruction that had been wrought by the battle.'; whlcli, raged tor the possession ot Mont ibidior and Moreull. Jlinister Klotz then visited his chateau at Avencourt, not far from Mont liidier and found it in ruins. In addition to destroying the building the Germans had damaged and wrecked nil it.s contents. The minister obt:iin-c(l as u souvenir an enemy machine gun that had been operated in a battery from his park. Premier Clemonceau and Minister Klotz discussed the military piluation with Marshal I'''och and Oonorals Petain, Humbert, Debeney and Raw-linson. duction of coal to the r-nd that (lireat-eiied shortage next winter may be avoided. The Presidi'iii asUs the minors particularly to wurk full time and urges those who are csseniial to the industry to accept ilcfcrred classification In the draft. MINERS' PAPER REVIVED The District Lcdjrrr of Fernle. whicli suspended publication three years ago, has been rovived and the first issue appeared August 8. Tho paper is owned, coiurollcd and published by District No. IS, United Mine Workers of America. The District r^edger, foster-child of the I'ernie Ledger, which latter was sue rOHSor to the Ledger, edited by Lnwvii;. the dean ot B. C. newspaperdoni. made its initial bow to tho public ill 1!)�.'). It was suspended .July 25, i;iir,. For the ne.xt year Uk' paper will be published in Fernic. Imt removal to Calgary is contempliinsl as that is now the center of t!io ov�ani'zation. There are now 38 loral.s in District IS, .which extends north ot Hdmonton, TYPOS GET PRAISE FROM GEN. F CHANGES IN RY. TIME TABLE HERE The,following are thij changqa in time of the trains leaving and arriving at Lethbridge. The change will lake effect Sunday at midnight: The train which has been leaving Calgary at 9k .tor Cardston, splitting at Aldei'syde' tot Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, will be discftntinued between Calgary and Lethbridge via Msteieod.  Effective with the change of time Nos. 511 and 518 will run through to Calgary; No. 512 will leave Calgary at 8.50. arrive Lethbridge 14:15, leave Lethbridge 14:35, arrive Medicine Hat 19:10. No. 511 will leave Medicine Hat 12 noon, arrive Lethbridge 18:15; leave 16ry little but i.s- s;iil'flcient to remove every hard cr soft corn from one's feet. A few dropw applied directly upon a tender, aching corn should relieve the soreness instantly, and soon tho entire corn, root and all, can be lifted out with the fingers without pain. This new druK called frcezone is an other coinpoinid discovered by a Cincinnati man, who says that while freezone is sticky it dries in a moment, and simply shrivels uj) the corn without inflaming or even irritating the surrounding tissue or skin. Don't let failur die ot infection or lockjaw from whittling at his corns, but cm iliis out and make him try it.-Advertisement. gTREET CAR STRIKE IN OTTAWA NOW Ottawa, Aug. 13.-Ti e Ott,nv/,t Street Railway System io completely tied up today as .i result of I he strike which comr^inccd i,t five o'clock this morniiitj. Not a stre^.t car appeared this morniny nnd the belated business people had to walk to their warl/orks. Tractor Repairs Wo spocializp In roborlng gas tractor cylinders, and fitting ovorslzo pistons nnd rings. Wc liavn in stock at present ovcrsizo pistons Tor all popular inaUcs or gas tractors. Ford Engines Rebored . NIVEN BROS. 216 1st Ave. S. Phone 1732 /�-N KNAPMAN PLUMBING AND HEATING CO. Phone 1892 710 Fifth Ave. 3. Reliable Shoe Repairs THE CITY BOOT AND SHOE REPAIR SHOP H. LANGLEY, Prop. �103 2nd Ave. S. Phone 1731 ^ Next Fire Hall SELLING OUT OWING TO ILLNESS A Rooming House and contents in good locality. Doing a good business. Will sell for reasonable price. APPLY TO JOS. FERDINA, 7th St. S. oppo�ite Gait Gardens or F. A. ROGERS, 546 IJth Street North Phone 1155 202-6 Dr. A.T.Spankie M.D., CM. EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121-122 Now P. Burns Buildjng, Corner 8th Ave. uud 2nd St. ISast, Calgary. Office .Phone JI2S48 Residence Phone M2077 Intetno and House Surgeon, Blanhattaii Bye, Ear, Noso nnd Throat Hospital, New York City, lOn-1914. Specialist to Calgary School Board iftEtECTRSCAL-' SUPPLIES ANO ALL KINDS OK KI.K& TRICAL WORK. W.L. McKenzlc & Co. PHONK Ur 7ia trd Avi. �. I THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contracting ot all kinds. Agenls tor the World Famous Dclco Light Country wiring a specialty. 518 4th Avenue Box 334 Phone 735 Auctioneering TO FARMERS AND OTHERS: Having recently returned from  the front I have had my auctioneer's license renewed and will again take up that business in Southern Alberta, .where I am well-known throughout tho country. , I hereby solicit your sales. .Results tire my host advel-lise- mont. Phone 1692 Yours very truly, CAPT. GEO. P. PORTER Lethbridge. DRAYING O! All Kinds WestcrnTransferCa LUnlted *ffU*-C. P, R. Freight Shtdi PHONES ome* ........... 11*1 tabtac .......... 10*4 AUCTIONEER Long oxperlonco in stock and farm machinery. Sales conducted in any part ot Alberta. P. LAVALLEY COALDALE, ALBERTA For Dates and Rates CtII The Dowsley Land Agency, Lethbrldgo. Phone 1809 Nursing Mission pure FrYsH MILK From tuberculosla-tested cow� - Anyone requiring Buch milk for babies may do bo dally. Tho milk l3 free to those \yho cannot pay tor It, and at cost to those wl^o can. L A. H. Roo$a Baggage Transfer /......... ...... We meet all tralnt Day and Night. 8tte ua at Depot, or. Ptione 11169 PHONE 733 FOR THE 0. K. REPAIR SHOP Shoes and Small Machinery 817 Third Ave. FARM LABOR THE PROVINCIAL DEPART. MENT 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 thia free service. PHONE 1603 Free! & Eiliott Sheet Metal Works Expert Hot Air Furnace Work Phone 1713 330 6th St. 8, Lethbridge, Alberta SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIGHT TRAIN OR HOSPITAL CALLS, LETHBRIDGE HOTEL, CLOSED CAR PHONE 1324 GEORGE MORGAN HOUSE DECORATOR 964 11th St. S. Phone 1483 Prompt and Reliable Work Done at Reasonable Prices. DONT ' i^i^ THE WAR VETERAN WHEN YQU HAVE A i JOB TO DFKER I' Please nphfx, SecV Veterans' CIuli Phone 372 00 ;