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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE' LETHBRIOGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, DBCEMBBfi 9, ISIS1' TEbe XetbbHbae tctbbrttflf, Hltxrto .OAILY AND WMKLY THE LETHBfllDGe HEHALD PRINT- INS COMPANY, LIMITED ttl.ttn.Strait South, l-tthbrlift W. A. Buchinin ud Msnaflnj Director Jota.Torrmce Business Manager TELEPHONES utlncu Offkt Editorial OMw 1224 IB Jl-60 mall, ver 60 Weekly, by mall per sear to lj dellTereJ week delivered! per re" mill, per year. Dates of expiry ot sutacrlpllops ap- on -ndjress 'label.' Accept- ance o( papers alter expiration date Is OUT "authority to continue Ilia icrifllon. sub- DEVELOPMENTS IN BRITISH ELECTIONS Lord with bis powerful press largely credited plac- log Lloyd George at lha head of toe coalition government and DOW It ap that if Lloyd -George should be defeated ja ihls week's general elec- tion, the N'orthcliffe press would be In such a'result-" Lord North-' lai a Dumber of newspapers and evening and weekly. Of we read that (hp Weekly patch and loa Evening' N'ews have beeu'.outspoien in cond'eraiallon, the Dally, Mail haa been critical and the' rrimefi hlE.usamed an attitude of ,cold iloofneai. The Dally Mail doesn't like ihe composition of bis government. It ctartes liat he placed himself I, of Bonar Law, a shrewd Canadian-Scotchman, and Sir George a Scottish' Tory organizer, 'addi tha Man: 'We submit that" Scotaman and Welshman meet lo disc Bcotomm l TKt NEW TAXATION PROPOSALS U Is not Ilip Herald's Intention to carry on a. campaign against the. city counclt'n new (rtxitiou proposals. Tba Herald recognizes as well as thu may- or that the city needs a greater cash revenue thin II Is at present enjoying It Letubrldge Is to escape tbe forluno which has overtaken Crince Albert. We recognize that tbe city has been financing too inuch on ar- rears ol (siea and that ibis nor SOimJ. Nevertheless would like to warn the council to move lowly In Intro- ducing new departures In taxation. There are ILrco gCucnil proposals tin- der ono to Impose an income tai, another to Increase lha assessment on iDiproyemenls, (bus lightening the burden on Hie land, and tha other Is to Increase the utility rates to protll which will go to a general decreaso In direct taies. As (or the latter, It Is generally re- cognized as a wrong principle In mu- nicipally owned utilities. Why should (hose, In ihe city and help (ho community, pay Iho taxes "which Ehould be paid by tho absentee land- holders- and landlords? That Is llj'e argument agalrist the proposal. But In Lolhurldffe's financial position It Js noi itrictly a- matter principle, es- pecially as we have a street railway system which hss been drawing from direct tales for a number of years to pay the deficit. There can be no very great objection at this time If tho council decides thai the utilities should be lumped together and made to show a profit, that is, that the elec- tric light anj waterworks should be made to show a profit which will bal- ance tbe street railway deficit- Rais- ing of utility rates to make any util- ity show, a prcfit Is a debatable prac- tice, hut just now we- are living In ra- ther unusual times. The proposal to increase the as- sessment; on buildings to lighten (he lax burden on land Is likely to result in a great deal ot criticism. Prob- ably the city too hastily adopted the single, lai the council should remember that many people have Improved property here who I the bulld- ceht. .as- 'Welshman ihe' sesament load at the time they na- Six for Epidemic Is Almost Stamped Out fFrom BOH' ISEiAXD, Dec. Tha elec- tion on Monday to be one of tbe must keenly contested erer held In Dow Island. Vor Ihe three Vacancies on tbe council slv prominent citizens been nomi- nated. Considerable Interest In tho school election u also evidenced. Tho many friends of Mrs. Grunij, who wus recently removed to the Medicine Hat hospital., will bo sincerely glad to loarn tbat sho has sufficiently recovered .to return home. Mrs. Cook has gone to Medicine Hat to epood (ho winter. Miss Swansea has left for Kdmcn- (on where she will resume hor studies nt the Albftt'a University, Mr. Waddell. ot Bunlo'.l, was a i-lsl- lor hero on Saturday.'. ilr. Geo. Wares hns coruipenced teaching In the Pro-spy scliool. Mr, T. Walker is spending a'few days' In Lclhbrldie. Mr. Wayne Johnston left for "Ida east on Saturday.- v Miss Pashack has .resumed teach- ing at Glen Echo. >fr. Francis Halplu returned on Wednesday Irom Calgary and .la at present Ihe guest of his .parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Halpln, Broadway.' Mr. and Mrs. J- W. Hurd, wlfcr-JiiTe been Tislllng their BOD. Charles, In North Dakota, during tha. past week. are returning home and'will spend the week-end in Winnipeg.' They are expected to arrive here'on or about Wednesday Mrs. Fleming, bl Reslna, who has maJi! many [riends during' her with her daughter, ilrs. Baynei, In Dow Island, left for her home Mon- day 'Flu li Over luHucnza cases hare ceased appear- ing at .the local emcr'geney Only one patient remains, Mr.iQ: El- liott, whose progress has eeverc- ly handicapped by rela'pses. .However, we are glad Lo Etelo his' CandUlon bas considerably Improred, and hopes re entertained for, iicuas dUIicuIt business, (he par- mlEllt not have done !0 had 'is'pro'babTi-, but iue.1 sessment load at the time foreEOno Lord.Northcllfte, in. saya lo LJoyd bad bargain by which you arefbound hand to Tory Junk- bave lied their money up In. If yon will rely on. me I will get bridge and itan't leive.-'whlla -thi .For _Mme time' put mmor organs 1 of the' press' ha've been 'coqMtHng mtn Labw. and tfee- Mail M rtnnlng dally, a Labor'ne'ws colDEdD.' That Is a" superficial' aspect of 'a de-' vfldjrnmt rticiTiis Ujrowi'tie (Jcjl-wiirH Into turmolL Gnesiea'as (6 Yhat IB going dn'belOT the surface ae 'of the. H, Lort rforthdia., la .tie DtllT MiH- UoTd Georfe his the Bbppoirt ,-rfi ererr -was- ajutoni' to holp jnarBiiii.iouraal, mataini; .Lhe.Chron- which W.dW.MO was paid by eonieot lTl5 penaiuicupporters on tha lot, -hlsaDaily Elprfsj, is also acalnit Llojd George. BeJTBtrook; has been insinuat- ed holds absolute-control .over liiw.-laicradlled -wHh'baring.brought Law. aad Lloyd Georfs.togiMh- that the coalition that has ei lated tinder Lloyd George iris made possible. former newspapers iMloo'Ring to and Kg; elltfe CTitxallre trieir opposition lo tieir.former friends by nnenniTOcal pledge from Lloyd George tkat.te.irlll le to remain away from the sunny .onth this winlar. The Ottawa Journal-Press thinks hat if Hon. Robert Rogers would come right ont'and'say he w'anteu a return .o the patronage system he would lave a crowd of followers at once. early, he malady. en an appeal BANRiM FORP'MOST, ATu has occupied the attention ot Ihe ma- jority of tlrj peopia tor (he foir veeki and lo lie In some minds tllll. While It la lOJih to leave us, only IWq new cases were reported during the week. The medi- cal health olflcor has declared things safe, aijd the bail has bceu lifted from Mr. Nlcol, of liurllngtou, left oil Wednttday (or Tiber for a short Mr. lillllB motored across (o Medi- cine Hat on Tuesday (u spend u few days wilh his family. Mrs. Clue. Walker, ot .Hurllngton, who hat been spending a couple ot weeks with her.husband and friends In I.cthbrldge, returned lionio on Wed- nesday, V. Mrs. T. M. had Iho nllsv fortune last Sunday evening'lo- fall whllo going dowu collar. Injuring her knee, and confining her to feed for u few davB. are glad to report (hat she fii .recovering aud will be around la a few days. Mr. iVels Cllbourn, who In Ihn hospital-for tbe last ten ,dnys tba 'flu, we are g.'irf to report Is recovering and 'will be out again ill u day or tiro. The Herald Is to be congratulated i lha epleudfd editorials which are appearing In Its" columns lately, ee- (ha one appearing ia the lue of Saturday, November titled, (he Need of the Vorld." .It every citizen was animat- ed by tie principle mentioned It would a permanent cure for voclal unrest, 1. W. .W., Bolshevism and fcln- dred acltatlont- U would pay any who have not read this'editorial to look up their old' papers and read Seaman, who has, been sick' with the 'rln, la convalescent- Sfr.N'.-McPhee was a -visitor In during tbe week. Mr. T. FraoUsh was In Lethbrldge (his week on. builne'sc. Mr. J. -R. 'FroBser, who has charee of the Farmers' elevator at this point, is iu tho hotpltal In Calgary with Prosser went to Cal- made for nurses lo'volunteer for ser- in the emergency hospital Mrs. Duller gladly offered her-.. -services. There 'she attended the... patients un- ceasingly until fihe wa'a again stricken wilh influenza. While her-- condition was rather serious- daring toe- fore part of the. we' are pleased .to she is making, favorable pro host ot a'dmifera Join wltii for he'r.'a speedy -and rn to -health. ,'j; The many Mends oLMrs, E. H. -Wil- mot, Broadway, will, he' pleased.; to earn ol ber very -.satisfactory. Ipro- ress. Prleniis of Mri.IL': Artlaslir will )0 glad to learn that h'er. condition ;5, considered very-; Owing' to the .prevalence of Influ- enja In Bnrdelt Ihe local- board of health have felt Justified in Bulling a ban on public gatherings'-until, all danger Bow [sland bas been fortii'nale'Jij' combat- ng the disease, and. "much s of .the honor for so doing Js. be- stowed upon the local board o'f health tbe effectual %precaul4ouaryB mea- sures taken. -IE are-ad vlsable. let. us hare' them by'" all -eans. Mr. G. Mllcbell fcasl returned 'home from .Lethbrldge. JVrom Our Own CorrtifonfltTill BLAIRMORE, Dec. ilealli be- CurreS here on Weilneaday of Mrs. B. Gallon alter nn Illness of n few dayu Death was (bo result ot i Spanish Inducyiza Mrs. Gallon who U a nallvo ot France hid Lecn a dcn( (or eonia (lino came hero wllli her husband who was employed ns au engineer at the West Caiiadlan'Colllerles., At tho outbreak of tho war "vir. Gallon, who wna n Krencli reservist, went lo Franco anrt haa been .through tho and, Is ex- peeled to arrive homo sboitly. It will bo a gcat shock to him to learn that nfior BO long a separation, hla wlfo has Euccumbcd on the ovo of their re-union. Tho sincere sympathy of iifla in Dlalraore Is extended to Mr. Gallon, C. W. Joliuston and family left Sat- urday nlglit (or SMtllc, whore thoy rcslilc during Iho winter months. Dr, G. E. Uaylield has handed In his reslgnalldn to the local union and will leave Ulali-moro in the near future. Dr. QKvler of Coleluan, Alia., has been asked (o take over the practise here nnd has consented and will movo (o Blairmore shortly. The sympathy of the community goes out to Louis and Mrs. Dull! 'on the sad loss ot their little daughter, Gertfude, who passed efway on Friday from the effects ot.lhe Influenza. In- terment took plnco nt Blalruiore qem- etery on Saturday afternoon. Becbe Is again under the voather, being confl'ned lO'hls-bed a rather severe chill. Mr. Beebo haa only recently recovered from the Influenza. Maggie Patterson the agent ot the Ixical Telephone Office Is able, to bo around again after a severe attack of the. 'flu. A T. C. McMillan, .of ,Jfedlclne No attention should be paid to th whining of hypocritical Hun like Scheldemann, Erzberger and oth- ers, says the St. Thomas Times. Cer- tainly not, or the Times would run oul of a proper supply o! eiplellves. All British labor leaden are not trustful of the new government at Berlin. J. Sexton of the Dockers, Liv- erpool, at'a recent Trades Congress meeting'in London declared: 1 card no more confidence (n (be men who are now controlling the gov- ernment of Germany Han bad In the Mrs. Hat, was ,a week-end' giiesl 3Ir. A. F. TVeriz was a viiUor, in iicdlclne Hat on Monday.. Miss Calder Is spending tn'eJweek- end wilh her parents' In.Seven.Per ons. f Mr. J. L. ai Leibbridge, pc-nf Saturday and Mrs. KlenUche .returned tome OB Saturday from Okotofcs.' Xlre. Iteade -returned on" Saturday from J-tthbridge. Mrs. Abraham, and' her Frank, have taken quarters ia ,the Bergeron rooming house for the winter months. Mrs. Wilfred Henderson Is at 'pres- ent visiting relatives in-l-'argo. North Djkota. l Mr. L. Carlson, of Prospr, was visitor here on Thursday. -v '.Mrs. T. n. Dlaine is entertaining 63 guest bcr JIIss Pearl Smith. Miss Smith will remain In Bow Island over the Christmas season. Sirs. Spears, who "his been the guest of her sister, .Mrs. Divis, at Calgary, during tho past -few -weeks. returned home on Tuesday. Mrs. A. Caughey, of Durdelt, spent the fore part of the week Sere ai the gucat or Mrs. 'El it. Wllniol, Droadway. Dr. Munrir, of Calgary, was a visi- tor here ou Thursday. Mra. n. flavia anJ family, of Cal- earr. arc spiMding a few days with Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. A.' SWennunison -en- gary a carload of cattle and was stricken vhlle'on Ibg road. Mr. J. M. Green left on Satnrtar for Karrer, Montana, where he vlll spend a few days on business.- It has been suggested that (he fed- eral government-provide each year on Dominion Day a AlghllleA public in appropriate to solemnly. Initiate into ]citiiensh'lp the young men ud women who..' hare come of axe and all others who have qualified for citizenship during, lie year. .The gOTerameni of. Ihe United States has already taken acllon with a.similar end In -view. tions from'President Alison three volumes of "Leuooa .In. Community and National Life" tiave pre- p'ared to be taught In the public and high schools.. In commanding these- lessons ofjleerir President Wilson saya In part-: the war IB overawe must apply the wisdom we 'iaTe acquired In and ennob- ing the Jlte of the world. In these 'Hal. tuks ol a broader Tlew ot human possibilities moa school must ha.Te..a. large parl. I nrge that teachera '-iiiA btlier school officers Increase nuterially. the time arvd attention devoted to tearing, directly on.lh'e problems o[ community and national life." H .here Is one thing .we.neod more than another today it is a people who understand whel cltlienahip involves, and are.willing to share responsi- bility: of such clllzenahlp. It wa.bare fought and Sacrificed make the sate for democracy, Ihen we Ehould prepare ourselves for end make ourselves worthy of-'Uiat demo- cracy. Let ns begin now. If the weather man ia as generoui to us from now nnlir Christmas a: he .has been the last .lew days.- It will not'be necessary-Tor anybody to journey to Callrorsla'to spend Christ- ICKED UP IN FOR THK BDSY MAN PHVCHER CREJEK (Prom the Echo) On Friday ,Iast bail .Tvae granted to Joseph Cotnstock -Trho 13 charged with murder. In fonaequence of nn alleged shooting affray. In which Henry Malllien'5, of Beaver Mines, shot In tbe neck, a few weeks ago. himself. (Crlea of There (lertalned durlnj Ihe dinner hour Wed- Is EOaelhlnrr sasplcloui about thai nesday cvenlns. whole matter when HIndenonrK maa- The rr.any Irienda' nl Mri. Frank queMdei es the Vlrar of Bray and of- GninJ. who was recently remorei'to ters hi! EerTlces to tie revolution, i Ihe hospital e.l Medicine Hal 'tor and when lae Kaiser haj finger on treatment, will be glaif 'to leant that tho back-door. Until txey carry out: she has suttlolcntry r'c'coTered to crery one of the terms of armisrirc 1 i turn home. am not going to bs convinced that It Is Mr. llaroli Beatly Is spending' Ihe tfcelr honest Intention lo carry out any of their promises. Mr. Seilon also cipresscrt (he Ion lhal the Moyd Oeorce would swamp labor In the '.-oniing olcc- with tils family here. Mr. H. lake was a weekend visi- tor In -Medicine Hal. Mis? Schonert returned on After the usual proceedings 'ball of a JI.OOO hy the accused, }500 Ijy Cyrus Finders, of-Fishburn, and J500 hyCapt. H. E. McClelland, of f'lsb- Mr. Comslock his liberty and. he accompanied Mr. Finders to his home. The Echo lakes great pleasure in extending to Sergt. Georfr, llarccllus. M.M., ot the lOlh Battalion, heartiest CDngraluUllons, he again having been but It iromoled on the Held after recently >elng. awarded the unitary Medal. Since Cleaving here wilh Ihe 13lh, 3ergt. Marceltus has been conEtantly n the, fight, with the exception ot a shurt time In hospital from being gass-' cd, ar.d is the youngest of the three sons of Mr. and Mrs. J- P. Marcejllus, of Flshbum, who Joined the colors. Mrs. Hlscocks jnd little daughter irrlved In town on Friday last on their return from England. They were JoinedJn .Toronlo by Sap- per Art Allison, and fcli. wile yho ac- ccmpanlert them as" far >s where (hey with baby Hlacocka branched en ronte to Galata, Mon- tana, (o vlelt Mr. and Mrs. A. Allison, Sapper Allison waa married while In England lo -Miss HcUagnhn, a nnne, si Ihe llir-.e of tier mirrlne In (he Lord Derby Hospital. Warrlnitton. Capt. Hltcocks who was recefilly reported wta only jllfhdy Injured and'remalited on duty. Mr. and Mrs. Cyrui Vinders anil their two little children, ot Flshbum, spent Thursday and Friday ot last week In LeiMiriilge 'Harry Is back-In America. I i.', A silk factory will locale'at Colours, Grit.' I Edmonton public (schools WlU not' reopen until January 2. The Anglican church at Sank., was'destroyed by (Ire. ;The_Bank Commerce "has opehert branches at Parkland __ i .'J. M. LoUrldgc, well known'-Haml'l- clllzen, is dead. Branilf, prominent- grain' jurer of Colllngwood. U dead. Johnson, C.P.R.' brakeman, aVed 22, haa a leg cut off by a yard engine at Hed Deer. .The Saskatchewan Presbyterttir. Bynod demands a more stringent en- forcemeut ot the Lord's Day "A.c't- J. F. WnilamEOn, an old.llmer Iri tfie Kegina'district, was burned' to death when, his home, was destroyed by i Becker, fonr year old son of Sirs. Herman Becker, Owen Sound, was fatally burned when his night c'lothes caught fire near a coal fire. T. G- McJlasler, manager of--the of ,Xpva Scotia at Guclph, has b.e'en transferred to Hamilton. B. M. McLeod, formerly manager at Edmon- ton, succeeds him at G'uelp'u. Rev. Canon Cornlah, of Qu'Appelle; Fias been appointed Anglican' rector of. Maple Creek, succeeding Heif. T. Davis, who has been transferred lo Medicine The Merchants Bank his opened liew branches In Alberta al Kirrlemulr. West Clyde, Vermilion, Drum rieller and Grand Prairie. 'Mrs. Catherine llaydcn. Chicago, daughter of a LuslLania victim, ap pe'als to tho U. S. attorney for the ar- rest of William Kohenzollern. Saturday from Durdett. Mr. and Mrs. McKcnna are spcnd- ing the weekend In .Hedfclna HaL Ili'lj'3 this Victrola VI find lit douule. elded llccorOs (twelve eelectloni) your owti 'choice. Other Styici, and up. Thoughtful Good Will if Expressed by Some Practical Gift That Gives Years of Ser- vice and Satisfaction Vtctrolaa, or Victor Records, (or fnslHnco, ara.of rltlrf usefulness and last a are real'geceulllei too. They uinke admirable gifts because tliey pose while appropriately jeipres'slug the ChrliLmai ppWt _ A Victrola Should Y.ur Gilt Wo tan recommend Ilia following list of Victor they are a lew of the popular ones. ud hear thoin, or semi us your nnmo and and we wlU mall you complete catalog of about 3000 18403 Where the Morning Glories Grow f. tftmttr My Svnchine Jane eUrllnf 18399 Will You Remember? Green-Muii; Just a Voice to Call Me Oear OrphVii, a. 18404 Ching, tpe'fVte 0. Wfll Till Ihe Come Tret----- 18407 My Step Some Sunday Fox Trot 'j 18394 .LI'I Step ___, Band Coon Band Fox Trot Band Wfl9 Male o1 Mine Whltrtill Khaki Sammy (Carpenter) Qa'rrjwn 647SI .Laddie In Khaki (Novella) 17767 Hllo-Hawailan March. Irene Royal Hawaiian Gultart ......'Llia-Kall! 176M Paplo Hull Medley.. Irine Wrtt HmllafM ;Ua Like No A 45676 Trot............A'..., tirr'lth'i 'O Smitn'i-q: 35634- Medley Fox Trot. Vletpr Band When It's Circui.Day One VlcVr Ba'n< BALMORAL BLOCK. FIFTH STREET, :-v Just how; Britain was imprepnrtd or clear fn .an'.lncident related by'.X'orcl' Dcnby. to "Hon. II. 'j. Cody when'. Oniarlo's Mlnlsltr reallon'-wii '.in" Tjenb'y :had; KOne (o no 'for' Ms Apparently was orie o'f a series rqf.complaints; 'or Kitchener stood up 'and'ln'a yolc'e- iet'raylng his emotion, No rifles! No bootsl No !hey call this on -.'Hon. Dr. HOK In Ontario, haa annoqnced that the1 department education has'in hard the quesllon'of'makjnjr the ne, ceJsiry qhanges in tha iphool (eogra- entailed by the w-ar. wprV cannot be itie peace terms are-aliued'and-tlie 2e- (he.raew.boundaries are tnoiiTi.'" The chances, bi coaru, will .publication' ol a naw grapny., '_ V V; BAT sscuir Admiral Sir Rosslyn in the i course ot a speech referring to Tree- 1 dbm of the seas, said the ecas have always been free In Limes of peace, difficult Lo Imagine how Uiey could lie free In limes ot war. 1 The provincial Conservative aaaocl- nlion of Tifanitoha has lie en called to- i'elher for In I a wcelt, and all Conserva- tive mcmhora of the Union Govern- ment. In parliament have been asVctl to raceL with the aagociatton to dlacusa plans for re-oVganlzaLlon of the Con- Bervativs forces tor what 'Is believed to he a return to parly Issues In Iho near future. There arc three vacant sOaU In the house ot commons GlcngarT; and Slormonl, by tTie dea'h ot John Jic- Mirtln; North Ontario, by the death of Col. Sate Sharpc, and Asslnlbota by (he ippolnlmeAl of J. G. Turrlff lo tho mate. All three, members' were Un- ionists. The vacancies iclll not likely Giye C Bilious, Constipated Child be JJIIed until nil the ROldlcra frocl the front Fifly per rent, fwcily Is (he theatres In V.irgo. X.D.. are allowed during the Infl'jenia epidemic. MOW MANV BEANS IN THE JAR? [Iiiiison'B Bay Co.'Is a IIOO.OO: Vlclor? feon-l for rrtsrejl (silmaie. "Wother gives me can'ly Cascaret when 1 am cross, .sick and won't play." TO MOTHERS! cent-box of Cascarets, contains full directions for dose for children aged ywr oW up- wards, Nothing else "works" tlie nasty bile, sour fermentations irid constipalion poison from ths (end'jr lillle bowels 10 gwtiy, yet 50' thoroughly..- Even cross, fevefeh, bilious children gljdly take Casarets without being cM-verf, Qisorcts tote just like candy. Caiareb never gripe bid never disappoint the worried mother. but they ;