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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THDBSDAY, DECEMBER 26> 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE lit I '" II ^  ..... DAILY IfEHALD PAGE SEVEN TILLING TALE OF not damaged. )niur�o, but became un�tflii^y;';|itted 'ik�pi:'|d|vlus so Bhb waa Droucli(, tO'Vt)t^{n'^i'l>>xr � ,, 1 Ward room, dMtroWnfctb^'uppar ateer- LONDON, Dec. 26.-(Canadian-3^,.. ^ aufVlvSi' of %e treaa via Reuter'B)-The flneat of all Zya ' awryivoi oi xne talea of the nclilevementB of Britiah i PHONeia43 ^iiQnYouTraveli Even in C^mdz carry your funds in Tntvdliersf.CheqaMt issued by The Merchants Bank. Personal cheques are often refuted. Money may be lost or stolen.', * i; > . - f Travellers* Cheques, on tiiiB ojtiher nand, are cashed by banks, hotels, transportation companies and stores at their;|a(iiii valiifis. and enable you to raise rei^^ niciiiey wherever youhappen to be. If l66t,.th^yare of no value to the finder; if stoli^ or destroyed, they will be replaced, withoiit extra charge. Use them for your next; journey. MERCHANTS BANK Head Officei: Montreal. qf CANADA, Eatabliahed 1864. LEI HBRIDGE BRANCH, . . R. J. DINNING. Ma'&tfer. MONARCH BRANCH, . V. A. BBBRLY, Ae^iag Manaiar. NQBLEFORD BRANCH. - M. A. KILPAtRICK, Abttag A��na,it was found that a large number pi them could, with slight alteration, be  brought into conformity with two"^or three patterns ,of designs. Each headr ; stone accordingly will bear, with some j varieties of arrangement, the badge ; oi tiie regiment or other unit, executed I either In metal or by a special pro' ! cess of engraving ~now under trial, a, cross, and an inscription giving the, ' name, rank, regiment, and date ot j death. It la hoped that these headf stones Will be easy of identification,' and that the orderly rows of them, standing among level sheets of grassy or beds of flowers, and set betweeitf lines or groups of shrubs or trees, wiif at once perpietuate the impressive effect nf. present produced by the wood' en: crosses, -and will strike the note of dignity and soletnnlty suitable to a cemetery, accompanied- by the spirit, ot hopefulness � and pride pnbper to the resting places of those^ who have died With glory arid not in vain. The Commission adopted the principle that the graves of Mohamedaii, Hindu, and other non-Christian soldiers-who are burled apart from their comrades of the Christian faith- should be treated in accordance with their own religious beliefs and practices and their own religious symbol placed over them. The arrangements to secure the observance of this policy are in the hands of a sub-commlttee,~ under the chairmanship of Lord Islington and containing Mohamed&n and Hindu representatives. Sir B5dwln Lutyens and Mr. Herbert Baker have been asked to prepare designs tor Mbhamedlan and Hindu memorial btJildings respectively. Queation of Inacriptlons. , The inscription carved on each headstone will give the rank, regiment, and date of death of 'th6 man buried beneath it. Sir Frederic Kenyon says in his J'ep63"C6ms�%A;*o;, and at MESSAGE TO THE thankfulness. Round many a hearth there will be a glad reunion of faiiii-II08 long divided to whom loved ones - have been, restored. The thoughts A � tl � l%l � Kl r\r*Ar\l r* ^''^'^ affections ot a groat body ot our I'A ni A IIIA III ULIIUI L P^^P'^ ""'l �"> overseas to gal-IiHIiHIIIhIi III in r ''^^^^ husbands, sons and brothers Unilf lUinil 1 l.ui ul. whose Christmas must once more bo Spent ab.-oad. The hearts ot all their "fellow citl/.ens will go out inydeepest OTTAWA, Dec. 26.-The following sympathy to those who hailoW and on-Olirlstmas mossnge from Hir Thomas shrine in memory thoBe who nobly WliUo, acting prime mlniater, was went forth at (he call ot country but Issued this evening: will return no more. Let ns, as a na- "The government extends earnest tiou, resolve never fo forget the debt and hearty greetings to the people of 0* gratitude which we owe to the Canada upon tlie occasion ot, this heroic sous oi; Canada who i��ve memorable Christmas Day. fought so valiantly In our defence and "After more than four years ot the In tho greatest cause for which men most destructive and relentless war were ever called upon to suffer and recorded In human annals, peace to die. The Christmas saason brings a�aln roigus In the world. In /ens of thoughts c*t good-will to men. Tho fu-thpusands of Canadian homes today ture of the world and of civilization hearts will be uplifted lu Joy �nd depends not so much upon materi*! advancement as upon an evev>g^ Ing spirit ot good-Tvlll and huma between man ond man. If this of tlie fruits ot the war, its sncrltt)! will not have been wholly lu vain.;', Christmas dawns our eyes aga through tlio gloom and darkness froiL^.., which the world is emerging, ca^fch'..-tho gleam of the star of Betlileheirir with Its ma.^BBge of a now hope aiidiN a new glory for mankltid " MORE SOLDIERS RETURN sr. JOHN. N.B., Dec. ZS.-TTrO steamers wUli returning soldiery docked here during the festive sbm^j^ the Grampian oa Tuesday afternoon.': and the Corslcan yesterday atternoont. ' The former brought 107 oWlcers and.' 1 883 men, three nursing sisters and 47 t civilian passengers, and the latter tif officers and 713 other ranks, besides ' 49 civilians. , Both steamers brought B large consignment of mail. - ______---.---'-r^d CITY OF LETHBRIDGE BY-LAW No. 328. A By-law of the City of Lethbridge autkoruing the issue and sale of Treasury Notes for the sum of $126,000.00 to Be designated Series "C" and "D." some cases, as for Rxample at High Wood or round the Butte de Warlen-court, it may be possible to eneloso th6 whole locality and convert it into what will be at once a cemetery and a monument of the battle; but as a rule it will b^ necessary to move the I bodies to a selected site, clear ot the ' villages which will rise from thfeir ruins,, but readily accessible from rdads."! 'The question of battle memorials' apart from cemeteries is also discussed,.and Sir Frederic Kenyon says: "It will be essential to have some form ot military tribunal to decide what bat-tlbs or portions of battles are to bo commemorated, and what units are to be allowed to erect monuments in particular places. . . It Is ImposslblQ to commemorate*In brass or stone all the memorable deeds of the war; and those monuments which are erected should be few and fit," Whereas by Section 1 of Chapter 34, eluding the Capita! in income bearing ot the Stntut.es ot Alberta passed la Public Utilities, Waterworhs. Elec-the year 1916, it is provided that the ' ^'-^^ -�>�->� n-iiT,, ,p.t, . Council may 'by Bylaw raise money by way of the City Treaeury Xofes upon any unpaid taxes due to the City, except the current year's taxes, and may issue such Treasury Notes to secure the said loan, such loan to be payable within a period not to exceed five years, and the said notes shall be a good lien upon all xmpaid taxes due ; bied""'enac'ts'as~foilows" at (he time of the paseing of the said ' ' roiiows. Hylaw, and V^lhereas it i.s expedient that all trie IJght and Street Railway of-$1,-461,423.65 is J2,942,865.00 of which-no part of the principal or interest thereof is in arrears, and Whereas this Bylaw shall take effect on the day of the final passing thereof. Now tlierefore the Municipal Council ot the City of Lethbridge duly' assera- 1. For the purpose of proposition "A- aforesaid the sum of $111,000.00 shall be borrowed oh the ci*bdlt ot the arrears of taxes duo at tho time ot j city ot Letlihriage and fdr the pur-the passing of this Bylaw except the , pogg of Proposition "B" aforesaid the current vear*s taxes, when collected ; g,,,n ,iiift�, i_ _,ij ,,._ ,. ia^.ii ^^^tt^ bear date the first day of Fel^ruary S� c^^ada irthe%?cV oT^ha ffi 1919 and shall mature In 5 years'after' SrLi thn ritv .rf^^^^^^^ the date of the same, and the interest wLunri �r i, thl �r titii?52iS' thereon shall be payable qn the first l^Cii'ol'V\Lmyi^^lP&' day of February and the first day of or n the cX of Wontr�U: August m each year durmg the cur- Quebec, or the sum of One thousattd rency hereof The coupons attached BoUars in gold coin of th*' UnltSS �Ln� �'?L�rf hv^lv^iff rfJrt^Th" States of America ot ^ts pralfent stand.' shall be signed by the City Clerk. The ^rd of weight.and finettesa^tlthe-ftt- eignatures on such coupohs may , ticeotV! Bii^ 6tMoniri^l m tSo; 1918 the said City of litiiographed or engraved. 3. The Treasury Notes hereby au thorized to be issued may be in the City of New York in this state otNawi YOrk In the United States of America a()' the holder's option on the Flrat^day her crew of 21 men, In that It Is news of ft ship presumed to have been lost with all on iboard through striking a submarine mine off tho Atlantic coast late In. September. A FAIR ESTIMATE TORONTO', Dec. 25,-Secretaries of th�! different trades unions In Toronto \Ybose, buislnesB includes the providing OjtiJVorfc'tor the members of their unions, hive been scanning the figures complied b.v the local unions of mach-. Inists; � upon unemployed labor which wassent to Hon. A. K. MacLean, when excepiioh was. taken locally' to a sfateniont of Hon. Mr.  MacLean in whiclvlie s)\ys he was misunderstood. The Azures are believed to be a fair estimate of the number ot unemplqyed. CORINTHIAN IN PIECES chase a new fire engine at an estimated cost of $15,000.00 which shall be called Proposition "B" and Whereas the Council of the City of Lethbridge deem it expedient for the form set fortlr In Schedule "A"-hereto of February 1924, without days "of or to the like effect. I grace and to pay interest thereon "Jn.r 4. The Council may issue and sell-, j^e meantime at the rate" of six per the Said Treasury Notes. I centum per'annim Half yearly on the 0. The said Treasurj^ Notes shall' fjrgt day iif February and of August be a first charge on all unjald taxes i, each year to'the bearer ot the ah% due to the City tor the year 1914 and jiexed coupone Upon presentaUon pi'lor thereto and for the year 1915 thereof at any of the said offices as and for the year 1916 and for the year they become due. s 1917 at the time of the passing ot this t.,,., rnT.,U�, i. , ,.> Bylaw and all such unpaid tixes simll I when and as collected be deposited in ^.^l�U'^L^''f^'^ZJ^''^?uJlT^^''^f-a Savings Bank.Account to b6 known hlJ^}.^lll^^^^^^^^,SL^^^r^ '^T""!,' as "The Treasury NOtt, Trual Ac- $1000.00 each, all count'''o beke'^fn T/clm!i^^^^^^^^ Bank or Banks, to he approved by a 1"'^, �i T. nf ,etw^en decjics'b^q been ^ salved, huf Lethbridget l|i principal of the said Treasury Notes between tOie hours of Nine o'clock in the event of the assent of the bur-payable within a period of five (B) ;the forenoon and eight o'clock In the gessss being obtained thereto.'"after afternoon and the polls shall be open- one month fi'om the first publication^ ed and the votes shall be taken at the of the propoaed Bylaw and of thlb[ following places and by the Deputy, Notice in the Lethbridge Herald n(|WS-;i Returning Officers hereinafter named, paper published in the City.of Leth-;. all unpaid.taxes due to the City for namely:- , 1 bridge and that the date of the.vflr�iti the year 1914.and prior thereto and I (a) For that portion of the City publication is the 12th day of Dec^Hi-, for the year 1915 and for the year!lying North of the main line of the her A.D. 191S and that uppn.tine,.Wlv,;. years next after the date on. which the Bylaw takes effect, and Whereas it is fepodlent to make such Treasury Notes a first charge on 191G and the year 1917, and Whereas the amOunt ot the a.ssefis-able property in the City tecordlng to the last revised assessment roll (being tlia, Ro 1 for the year 1918) is $15,522,145,00 and the ratable portion of which is $11,630,910,00, and Whereas. thp amount of the existing debentures debt ot the City lii- of ,lani^ry 191f) and at the pjac^a,^ '% I for thb faklnc* of tUe Voleli i^^ii, Canadian Pacific Railway at tho Gym- day naslUm Building of' the Westmineter fixed lui luu .iaiiiu& uivlm? �y�D�-,^ftvv5ist.;i'4^ School, by Harry Dawson, who is ap- the burgesses, the voting thereoto.w.UIH pointed Deputy Returnink Officer to be held between Oie hours of 9 o'clofik i take the votes. .) In, the forenoon and 8 oJclockJiij;!; (b) -For that portion ot the City at'icrnoou, lying South ot the main line of ihe Canadian Pacific Railway at tho City Clerk*8 office in the City Hall No. DONALD A. DTJjB'F.^,, IS?" iiiiiT 3?3746 6333 ;