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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LRTHfWimiK DAILY HERALD DECEMBER Che letbbttbge f I tftlUV AND WltKlV MpHttora CtTHMIOttt HIKALO PRINT vJW LIMITiO fcl tth Street PratldMt nd Managing Director 3okm Torrance Business Manager OfflM Idlterlal per per per year by per by per year to THt NiW TAXATION It is not HIP Heralds intention to carry on a campaign against the city new taxation The Herald recognizes as well as the may or that the city needs a greater cash revenue than it Is at present enjoying if Lethbrldge Is to escape the mis fortune which has overtaken Prince We recognize that the city has been financing too much on ar of taxes and that this not Nevertheless wo would like to warn the conncil to move slowly in Intro ducing new departures In IN BOW ISLAND Six For Epidemic Almost Stamped Out fFrom Our BOW elec tion on Monday promises to be one of the moat keenly contested ever held in Bow For the three There are three general proposals nnI vacancies on the town council six der ono to impose an income another to Increase the assessment on thus lightening the burden on the and prominent citizens have been nomi Considerable interest In the school election la also The many friends of Frank who was recently removed to Dfttes of expiry of subscriptions ap pear dairy on address Accept ance of papers after expiration date is Our authority to continue the sub DEVELOPMENTS IN BRITISH ELECTIONS Lord Northcllffe with his powerful press was largely credited with plac ing Lloyd George at the head of the coalition government and now It ap pears that if Lloyd George should be defeated in this Weeks general elec the Northcllffe press would be in such a Lord North has a number of and evening and Of we read that the Weekly Dis patch and the Bvenlng News have in the ally Mail has been critical and Tinea has asanmed an attitude of cold The Daily Mail doesnt like the composition of bis It charges that he placed himself in the power of Bonar a shrewd and Sir George a Scottish Tory when Scotsman and Welshman meet to discuss difficult the par tho other is to increase the utility i tho Medicine Hat will be rates to make a profit which will go I sincerely glad to learn thatjihe has to a general decrease In direct As for the It is generally re cognized as a wrong principle in mu nicipally owned Why shoulil in the city and help the pay the taxes which should be paid by the absentee land holders and landlord That Is the argument against the But in Lethbrldges financial position It Is nH strictly a matter of es pecially as we have a street railway system which has been drawing from direct taxes for a number of years to pay the There can be no very great objection at this time If the council decides that the utilities should be lumped together and made to show a that that the elec tric light and waterworks should be made to show a profit which will bal ance the street railway Rais ing of utility rates to make any util ity show a profit a debatable prac but just now we are living In ra ther unusual The proposal to increase the as sessment on buildings to lighten the tax burden on land Is likely to result in a great deal of Prob ably the city too hastily adopted the single tax put the council adda the Mall submit thar should remember that many people have improved property here who might not have done so had the build is but carrying a per twoBootomen tackle a Welshman the sessment load at the time they un dertook to From these people the council may expect more than a little They will say that the council is soaking them because they have tied their money up in Leth bridge and cant the ab sentee who has a specula tive interest only in th city is having his burden lightened at their As for the income tax scheme by which men and who have an income from will hare to pay a the council will do well to consider the from every angle before running its head into a stone The wiping out of exemptions is a new schemein income taxe prac it must he consider ed how the income figures of every man and woman earning an Income1 are to be It looks like a big And the effect it la going to have on building up the city is an other angle from which the scheme be The income tax Is new in and very few cities employ especially on such a wholesaleplan as is contemplated It is a tax against which there is much and if it is going to keep population from coming to Lethbridge it should be before any new taxes are the people of Lethbridge is a Lord in says to Lloyd George You have made a bad bargain by which you are bound band foot for five years to Tory Junk It yon will rely on me I will get you out of your For aoma time past minor organs the Northcllffe press have been coquetting with and the Mail It running daily a Labor news That la a superficial aspect of a de velopment which has thrown the poli rato Guesses aa to is golag on below the surface One la that Nftrthcllffa to be one of the BritMhdale the Peace Lord in the Daily Mall Lloyd George has jost the support apparently every daily newspaper that to help iprith the tingle one xnonMng meaning the Chron which was paid by Borne of his personal supporters on the Lord Beaverbrook withhis is also against Lloyd who it has been insinuat ed holds absolute control overBonar wKh having brought Bonar Law and Lloyd George togeth that the coalition that has ex under Lloyd George was madehave a to expect thatevery ef ThefM former coalition newspapers belonging to Beaverbrook and North cliffe centralize their opposition to their former friends by demanding an unequivocal pledge from Lloyd George that will have the Kaiser sur rendered and force Germany to pay the whole war remove from Bngland and keep out of the country ajl Germans at present interned and prevent others coming In tlier first two the critics are try iBg to gat from Lloyd George a declar ation of policy that can only be made by the Allied The third de mand haa been as it af facta the interned Germans in Eng Of Notwithstanding this opposition doeeot to be much doubt lit the result of the A despatch from London to tho York Times says i Am BngllihCanaditn wW returned JTMtaNay from Yorkshire claims that Oaorge will sweep the north It is known the Asqulth concede the return of the Various forecasts still con flit Government from 400 to 450 ta the Parliament of 670 Nationalists and Sn have divided the Ulster seats to prevent the winning three or fow where a split vote would have fIVOD an opportunity not afford ifT a twonan read that the Kaiser weut o in That wont save fort to collect tax arrears will be That ta very Crothers reports Cali fornia living aa high as in This will offer an excuse to some peo ple to remain away from the sunny south this The Ottawa JournalPress thinks that if Robert Rogers would come right out and say he wanted a return to the patronage system he would have a crowd of followers at No attention should be paid to the whining of hypocritical Hun dastards like Erzberger and oth gays the Thomas Cer tainly or the Times would run out of a proper supply of All British labor leaders are not trustful of the new government at Sexton of the Liv at a recent Trades Congress meeting in London declared I hava no more confidence in the men who are now controlling the gov ernment of Germany than I had in the Kaiser Cries of There is something suspicious about th sufficiently recovered to return Cook has gone to Medicine Hat to spend the Miss Swauson has left for Edmon ton where she will resume har studies at the Alberta of was a visi tor hero on Wares has commenced teaching in the Prospy Walker Is spending a few days in Wayne Johnston left for tho east on Miss Pashack has resumed teach ing at Glen Francis Halptn returned on Wednesday from Calgary and Is at present the guest of his and and wNfrbave been visiting their In North during past are returning home and will upend the weekend in They are expected to arrire here on or about Wednesday of who has made many friends during her stay with her in Bow left for her home OB Mon day last Tlu Over Influenza cases have ceased appear ing at the local emergency Only one patient El whose progress has been severe ly handicapped by we are glad to state his Condition has considerably and hopes are entertained for his early re Too much cannot be said of the splendid efficiency and coopera tibn shown by the staff the and the many evidences of personal sacrifice on the part of nurses call forth special commenda l We are indeed glad to report the satisfactoryprogress of Ful Fuller was one of the first persons in Bow Island to suffer from the When an appeal was made for nurses to volunteer for ser vice in the emergency hospital Fuller gladly offered her There she attended the patients un ceasingly until she was again gtricken with While her condition was rather serious during the fore part of the we are pleased to state she is making favorable pro A host of admirers join with us in wishing for her a speedy and complete return to The many friends of WU will be pleased to learn of her very satisfactory pro Friends of Arblaster will be glad to learn that her condition considered very Owing to the prevalence of Influ enza in Burdett the local board of health have felt justified in putting a ban on public gatherings all danger of infection has Bow Island has beea fortunate combat ing the and much of honor for so doing is be stowed upon the local board of health for the effectual mea sures If further bans aread let us have them by all Mitchell has returned home from of Medicine was a weekend guest Wertz was a visitor in Medicine Hat on Miss Calder is spending the week end with her parents in Severn Per of spent Saturday and Klentsche returned home on Saturday from Reade returned on Saturday from Abraham and her have taken quarters in the Bergeron rooming house for the winter Henderson is at pres ent visiting relatives in North i of was a visitor here on Elaine ia entertaining as her guest her Miss Pearl Miss Smith will rcmialn in Bow Island over the Christmas who lias been the guest of liur at during the past few returned homo on of spent the fore part of the week here an the guest of of was a visi tor here on Davis and of Cal are spending a few days with and en tertained during the dinner hour Wed e I nesdtty whole matter when Hindenburg masThe many friends of Frank queradeg as the Vicar of Bray and of who was recently removed to fers his services to the j the hospital at Medicine Hat for and whnn the Kaiser has his finger on j will be glad to learn that the Until ttaey carry out shu has sufficiently recovered to re every one of the terms of armistice I lurn am not going to be convinced that it is i Harold Beatty Is spendingthe their honest intention to carry out any of their Sexton also expressed the opin ion that the Lloyd George coalition would swamp labor in the coming olcc tioua weukend with his family Lake wan a weekend vial tor in Medicine Miss Lena Schonert returned on Saturday from and McKenna are spend ing tiie weekend in Medicine owf CorrMponiMnn flu DM occupied the attention of the jorlty of the people for the Uit few weekt and seenrt to uppermost la some minds While It Is loath to leave only tifo new cases were reported during the The medi cal health officer has declared and the ban has been lifted from of left on Wednesday for Tiber for A short HIHIs motored across to Medi cine Hat on Tuesday to spend a few days with his of who has been spending a couple of weeks with her husband and friends in returned home on Wed Westbrook had the fortune last Sunday evening tofall while going down Injuring her and confining her to bed for a few We are glad to report that she Is recovering and will be around in a few Nels who been in the hospitalfor the last ten days with the we are glad to report Is recovering and will be out again in a day or The Herald Is to be congratulated on the splendid editorials which are appearing In Its columns es pecially one appearing In the issue of November en Useful Service the Need of the If every citizen was animat ed by the principle mentioned it would Jw a permanent cure for coclal Bolshevism and kin dred It would pay any who have not read this editorial to look up their old papers and read Miss who been sick with the is now McPhee was a visitor la Lethbridge daring the Prankish was in Lethbrldge this Week on who has charge of the Farmers elevator at this is in the hospital In Calgary with the Prosser went to Cal gary with a carload of cattle and was stricken while on the Green left on Saturday for where he will spend a few on It has been suggested that the fed eral governmentprovide each year on Dominion Day a dignified public in appropriate to Initiate into citiienshlp the young men and women who have come of age and all others who have qualified for citizenship the The government of the United States has already taken action with a similar end in Under direc tions from President Wilson three volumes of in Community and National Life nave been pre pared to be taught in the public and high In commending these lessons to school President Wilson says in part When the war is over we must apply the wisdom we have acquired in purging and ennob ling the life of the la these vital tasks of acquiring a broader view of human possibilities the com mon school must have a large I urge that teachers and other school officers increase materially the time and attention devoted to instruction bearing directly the problems of community and national If there is one thing more than another today it is a people who understand what citizenship and are willing to share the responsi bility of such If we have fought and sacrificed to make the world safe for then we should prepare ourselves for end make ourselves worthy ofthat demo Let us begin If the weather man is as generous to us from now until Christmas as he has been the last it will not be necessary for anybody to journey to California to spend Christ PINCHER CREEK Prom the Echo On Friday last bail wag granted to Joseph Comstock is charged with attempted in Consequence of an alleged shooting affray In which Henry of Beaver was shot in the a few weeks After the usual proceedings bail of by the by Cyrus of and by of Fish gained Comstock his liberty and he accompanied Finders to his The Echo takes great pleasure in extending to George of the 10th heartiest he again having been promoted on the field after recently awarded tho Military Since leaving here with the Marcellus has been constantly in with the exception of u short time in hospital from being gass and Is the youngest of the three Hons of and of who joined the Hlscocks and little daughter arrived In town on Friday mornjng last on their return from They were by Sap per Art and wife who ac companied them as far where they with baby Hlscocks branched off en route to Mon to visit and Sapper Allison married while In England to MiuH a at the time of her marriage in the Lord Derby Hlscocks who wua recently reported was only injured tnid remained on and Cyrus Finders and their two Ilttlo of spent Thursday and Friday of last week in Fifty per capacity Is all the theatres in are allowed during the influenza UNKIMf DIES HUSBAND ISATfRONT Prom Our Own death oc curred here on Wednesday of Gallon after an Illness of a few days Death was the result of Spanish Gallon who Is a natlvo of France had beon a rosl dent of for some time and came here with her husband who was employed as nil ongineor at the West Canadian At the outbreak of the war who was a French went to Franco and has been through the war Is ex pected to arrive home It will bo a geat shock to him to learn that after so long a his wife has succumbed on the evo of their The sincere sympathy of friends In Blalrmore Is extended to Johnston and family left Sat urday night for where they wijl reside during the winter Bayneld has handed in his resignation to the union and will leave Blalrmore in the near Olivier of has been asked to take over the practise here and has consented and will move to Blalrmore The sympathy of the community goes out to Louis and Dutll on the sad loss of their little who passed 4fway on Friday from the effects of the In terment took place at Blalrmore cera tery on Saturday Mayor Beebe is again under the being confined to his bed with a rather severe Beebe has only recently recovered from the Maggie Patterson the agent of the Local Telephone Office is able to be around again after a severe attack of the Buys this Victrola VI and lit double tided Records twelve selection your own Other MM KICKED UP IN SSING FOR THE BUSY MAN Lauder Is back In A silk factory will locate at Edmonton public schools will not reopen until January The Anglican church at was destroyed by of Commerce has opened branches at Parkland and well known vHamll on is Charles prominent grain buyer of Is Harry aged had a leg cut oft by a yard inglne at Red Saskatchewan Presbyterian synod demands a more stringent en orcemeut of the Lords Day an oldtimer in he Regina was burned to death when his home was destroyed Garvin four year old son of Herman Owen was fatally burned when his night clothes caught fire near a coal manager ofthe Bank of Nova Scotia at has een transferred to formerly manager at Edmon succeeds him at Canon of ias been appointed Anglican rector of Maple succeeding who has been transferred to Medicine The Merchants Bank liiis opened new branches in Alberta at West Drum heller and Grand Catherine daughter of a Lusltania ap peals to the attorney for the ar rest of William Admiral Sir Rosslyn in the course of a speech referring to free dom of the said the seas have always been free in times of but it was difficult to imagine how they could be free In times of The provincial Conservative associ ation of Manitoba has been called to gether for this and all Conserva tive membors of the Union Govern ment In parliament have been 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an Minister of Educa tion in has announced that the department of education has in hand the question of making the ne cessary changeu in the school geogra phies entailed by the This work cannot be until the peace terms are signed and the de termination of the new boundaries are The of will mean the publication of a now geo SojmNor M H Biscuit Give Candy Cascarets to a Constipated ChiW HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR Tho Hudsons Bay Is giving away a Victory Bond for the nearest Mother gives me a candy Cascaret when I am sick and wont TO MOTHERS Each ten cent box of Candy contains full directions for dose for children aged one Old ind up Nothing else works the nasty sour fermentations and constipation poison from the tender little go yet Even bilious children gladly take Cascarets without being Cascarets taste just like CilCtretl never never but Ihey never disappoint the worried ;