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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta from Ibe THE LTTimnitXJE DAILY HERALD MkV AND WltKLY iilTMtfllDat HCftAkD MINT Hit UMITIO Ml tttMt Buchanan w JUnaf Director ce Butltiesi Manager TILKPHONK8 1262 1 pet per year by per year by per year by per year to Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap fjmr dally on address Accept ance ot papers atter eiplraUon date Is ftmr authority to continue the sub UNITED STATES AND RECLAMATION Canada is considering n reclamation yoltcy in connection with land settle ment in the ami we believe jWestern Canadas representatives In i theHouse of Commons will be able to make the eastern members see that a j reclamation policy backed up by large appropriations are necessary to the up ifcuildlhg ot the In this the members from the west ikavfl a good argument in what is be ing done across the line iu the way of reclamation of land to provide homes for returned The other day Lane of the Interior depart a Canadian by the appear ifcd before the house committee on Irrigation of arid lands to urge that an appropriation be made at the com ing session of congress whereby will be available tor reclaim ling and draining logged off lands in the south and the irrigation of semi arid lands In the western The proposal ot Secretary Lane that congress should appropriate this vast amount of money to reclaim arid and logged oft in every part ot the using labor of returned soldiers in the at cur rent rvage the reclaimed lands to be erected into farms with homes and buildings complete and soldto the soldiers on 40 years The plan contemplated govern Sent buying considerableland in rent parts of the If the Canadian government were to adopt a reclamation scheme similar to that of the it would mean an expenditure of in this coun try for Irrigation projects and clear ing loggedoff lands in the wooded parts of the Dominion such as North ern Ontario and Canada owning thousands of acres In the west cap able of irrigation would be in a bet ter position to undertake some such echeme looking to future uettlement of the land by the soldiers much more easily than could the United The point that the United States is going to spend a great deal of money to make land available to its soldiers and It Canada Wishes to keep in line In the matter land settlement a practical recla mation scheme backed by sizeable ap propriations must be for the upkeep ot state university wheretis In the older provinces most of the universities are privately sup or nt are only partly maintained by provincial There no doubt that the burden of providing edncfetttnud facilities lc heavy for a young province like Al i but It Is evident from the abovo figures the provincial treasury Is bearing a good share as compared i with the Ilirden undertaken by other j provinces of the 1 ORIGIN OF THE NAME iPARTACUS Read the dispatches these days rtenl j j Ing with events in Germany and you j i will be sure to come across about the Spartactis a partic ubrly radical group which is threat onng the provisional government nt I j The NPW York telling luv the Spartacus group got its fron the old says Not the least theatrical in the play of events In Berlin is thp rise of a under the leadership Of Karl Liebknecht Not satisfied with Ifcp ultramodern name oi has gone back into the archives of Rome andhas emerged with a treasure ot a name for his the Spartaeus or the ns they are now common j y The ancient SpaKacus hnd bppn a peaceful shepherd in the valleys of Thrace when the Romans came to Greece and capture making him osC of the slave gladiators of the dis solute As it is known in he called the eighty other I gladiators of the School of Capua to his side and started one of the most i fearsome revolutions in which j lasted from 73 to71 At that time Rome was a state of moral which allow ed ot luxurious living and wild dissipa tion on the one hand and keen suffer ing from famine and autocratic op pression on the The corn laws providing for the gratuitous feeding of starving proletariat in Rome had to be continually changed to meet dei manda of the The armies of the state were abaent on foreign ser All these things made tne mo ment ripe for the uprising of Sparta Before very long he had gathered a vast army recruited from the ranks of suffering Gauls and Ger The armies of Rome met defeat aftei defeat at their and for a time it looked as though the tables of Rome were being in i a manner vastly distasteful to th nil ing as is true in rap1 idly rising there was diseeflsion in the ranks of the victorious slaves and tne army divid1 ed some going to the side of one a rival the rest standing firm by All the I njembers of the ranks I agreed oh one that to the vie iorioua army belonged the spoils ofj their As a much tb6 wishes of the Soldiers drunk with and plundered the country in a manner vastly superior to that of their aforetime In the end of the superior forces of the or ganized Roman armies defeated them and made a horrUile example of them by crucifying soldiers on the Appian Spartacus died like a true with his sword in his The story marks one of the bloodiest pages in Roman and in Berlin j they are finding other Roman par DECKMBfcH 19IR Important Decision on Nice Point of Law is Rendered by Alberta Appeal Court PICKED UP IN IASSING row V BtJSY MAN Ono of i ho moot important decisions rendered for some time by tho Alborta appeal one which decides a nice point of and incidentally brings victory to a local lawyer in was announced last week In the irtsp of Scott Harris and of Cardaton By tho decision in the the verdict of damages against Harris and String ham of and costs for false ar of Judge Walsh sitting with Jury is The action was one which was start ed Inst January by Alonxo Scott against Harris and Stringhnm for malicious arrest In the theft of a helf er with which was j Scott appeared before Magistrate of and the charge wns Scott immediately sued Harris and Stringhnm for At the which lasted four the jury brought In a verdict for the plaintiff at eleven oclock at during the civil sessions of the court at Lethbridge ast The jury decided first that there was an ab1 sence of reasonable and just cause for I and second that there was malice In though no actual malice j had been proven or indicated by the The Jury assessed and costs and Judge Walsh accepted the The solicitors for the defendant ob jected at the trinl that the Jury had failed to find malice in Muat Show Actual Malice It was upon the principle that not j merely malice in but that actual j and real malice must be proven In I such that Elton acting for the took the Sev eral cases cited and the appeal court last after hearing argu ment of Elton and of Harris and of f6r the plain decided to reverse the The jury in the trial had given their I opinion that the defendants had not j taken reasonable steps to enquire of Scott of the real ownership of the and had therefore concluded them guilty of malice although not in The court of appeal holds that this conclusion of the jury was not sufficient upon which to base a t verdict for inasmuch as it was the common practice of people to cause the arrest of people they believj ed guilty of a without making extensive such action not i necessarily proving actual malice on their but merely a desire to see the law of the country For j this reason the appeal court allows the A new maternity Wing to the Char lotte Kle r Hnflehart Hospital at Petroloa Was Thp Bank of Commerce opened 14 new brajichen In the west Iu Decem former chief of police ot was struck by a train and killed nt Canadian railways want besides their employees who enlisted and who wilt bo taken Saskatchewan labor men and grain growers will try to got Tho Royal Bank has opened a branch nt Moaos diamond merchant with offices in the Savings Bank and Trust Company was robbed of gems valued at When the Roman1 Catholic church at was the Methodists offered the use of their church to the unfortunate congrega The Toronto building trades a federation ot the Trades whose members nre employed upon the construction of has de cided to take a referendum of the unions upon a shorter working The James seventy seven years rector of the Roman Catholic church of Charles Borrom died of Father Boblnr was one of tho most widelyknown clergymen in He wa born at At Stratford sentences were im posed on three SocialDemocrats for having in their possession banned Ernest or two months in jail Harry or four months in and Arnold and 30 days in or failing payment of Tine at the end of 3t days six months imprison of New and of and of have been ap pointed assistant genera managers of Union bank of Asho will remain fa Wilson le to be at Toronto and Crispo at has been ap pointed superintendent of branches for the entire system anrf superintendent of western manager of the Hamil ton branch goes to New York and of becomes man ager at ALIERTAS ASSISTANCE TO EDyCATION Some days in answer to a pro test from a number of local who pay taxes in other cities of the west but from the nature of theiit are living in Lethbridge in rent ed houses and therefore paying no direct that the four tax on tenants was an May or Hardie made the statement that if the provincial government were noi BO niggardly in the matter of school grants there would be no need of such a tenant George Bliniater of lias come across fee and has furnished fig ures tOxShow that Mayor Hardies jregsed opinion The truth ofthe according to Smith is that In atead 6f being at the foot of the ladder In the matter of provincial grants fo is near the British Columbia stinds first but the grant per annum per pupil is not Then comes where tin provincial grant per pupil is per Alberta is third with While the remainder come in the fol lowing order Manitoba New Nova and Smith also makes the statement that not only in the size of the annua grant tor each pupil does Alberta ran but also in the matter the total expenditure for educational pur ppies Alberta stands fourth among the prorincea regardless of school enrol Ontario coming Quebec Saskatchewan third and Al Another indication ol the to which this province goes to provide educational facilities is tha about a year Toronto Telegram is again a j candidate for mayor of j Bill Hohenzollern has lost his nerve j bjut his according to dispatch is still United Womens party has been formed in How long will unity last Is it not to be feared that some gossip or jealous creature will break up the organization Report says that the fires in the Krupp works are to be damped and employees are to be Krupps dont know how to reconstruct business for peace It was ere i ated for war and war has ruined Jimmie a LethbrJdge boy who has been in writes from there date of December enclos ing a huge German issued by the German under their propaganda presuming to set forth in figures and by diagrams the great damage done by German sub marines and German also the naval sinkings effected against Britain the German The says one of the best pieces of German propaganda he came Needless to the German vict9ries are shown in great exaggera particularly the tonnage sunk by report has been made to the Canadian govern ment that before the Canadian North ern which was recently ac quired as government can be put into adequate an expenditure of must be made for bridges and road bed it was announced here An operating deficit of on the government railways during the last year will be announced it was Somebody asks permission of the government to make native Why ask permission Other chaps are mak ing stronger stuff in the back woods i and in subterranean without permission and getting away with I i i It cost Canada nearly for four years of If Canada will spend half that sum in the first tew i years of peace in creating utilities j which will develop our natural re sources there will be little need to worry over unemployment SHE IN ONTARIO last night the local Trades Council passed a resolution demanding the release of Arthur or if that is not done within reasonable threatening to call a general strike throughout The end of the week seems to be looked on as a reasonabje The request was made by counsel for ball until the ac tion for motion to quash can be Skidmores offense was that of hav ing objectionable matter in his posses some copies of Canada a Socialistic i The Dominion Government exhibit j I of housing and feed samples forms an i attractive part of the The demj onstrator in charge plucks and i a bird for the market in 32 I if somebody only de i volop a method to dress a woman for a theatre or a dance in one i how grateful dear man would I One farm of 40 acres in California is devoted almost entirely to the grow1 ing of It it comes to think of tho number of farms in arlo devoted almost entirely to tin growing of wild mustard or Canada i We might add that are a few acres out this way devoted to tho growing of the Russian thistle and it is a Bolshevik sort of u 1 report reached the state department today from Jassy ihat the Besaarabian as which last March voted for a union with Rumania with a liberal had voted now for union without any It was also reported today that a of nationalities had Just been held at at which u resolution recognizing the junction of Bukowlria lo Rumania was voted Tho report said that thu UuihiinanH were not represented ut the director nnd treasurer of tho Ottawa Car and secretarytreasurer of the Ottawa Electric Hallway for the past 27 dropped dead iu thu A CONCERT PARTY OVERSEAS 3 O That the Dumbells captivated Lon don may seem surprising to those who know them merely as a party ot Can adian SoldierActors who have served an average of sixteen months in Can adas Army in But the mys tery disappears on better acquaint as many thousands of London trieatregoers can after seeing the Dumbells go over the top In the famous London Why the Dumbells asked the London Daily not having been enlightened on signifi cance of the sign of the dum bell which this soldier theatri cal troupe has adopted as its own peculiar The operations of the Defence of Hie Realm Actl being wide enough to include the publishing ot military information pf this the was allowed to pass without Mental fog glness about tho play ed no part in curtailing the richly de served popularity which the Dumbells enjoyed in and which the Telegraph itself recorded In un stinted After two nights in the Aldwych theatre of the Australian four invthe Beaver Hut theatre of the Canadian one in the Palace theatre for the entertainment of the Allied one week at the Vic toria Palaco theatre and two weeks solid matinee and even in the London in which time these lads who a short time ago worn pushing a bayonet or carry ing up and hut a short time be fore that were just ordinary boys In their Canadian lioino there were still many thousands of people in this country who were eager to pec them OIK of these places and ev eny one of these performances found the Dumbells entertaining a capacity liouso which them to the lim it and them before the cur tain time after to accord to them enthusiastic appreciation to their ef NewcoinoiH to Coliseum at present act under a great disadvant said the London Kvonlug SUttd Hie World s Best Coffees with scrupulous care for exquisite flavour and roasted just this is the way we produce GOFFEE A Drink of Delight Noon and Night BRAIDS BEST TEA is truly delightful Ask your Grocerfor BRAIDS It would be f y merit that could beiir conn with the Diaghiloff Russian i This reference to the leading attrac tion on the Coliseum bill during the engagement of the Dumbells indicates the handicap under which the boys played their The success they scored in the shadow ot such competi tion therefore makes it safe to claim that they really have established a From the time ot their arrival in London the Dumbells were sought af ter by the theatre This courting increased as their quality was Being in England on through the kindness ot Ma jor General the Dumbells of necessity were amenable to military But if it is ne cessary to maintain morale of our troops by such it ia also ne cesaary to maintain the civilian mor and it may be that in twice ex tending the Dumbells the mili tary authorities felt that more was be ing accomplished than merely the giv ing to the people of the metropolis an example of trench These extensions were received the Dumbells with natural satisfat though they know that what was the gain of the theatregoers in Eng land was the loss of the brave boys of their Division before Arras and and it was to the call of the latter that their hearts were quick est to The popular feeling toward this un ique company was expressed by one of the large theatre jjirms manager offered the Dumbella 20 weeks solid engagement at a con sideration of JE200 per week for the Obvionsly such an offer could not be but it brought to the Dumbells in tangible form a realiza tion of their When their en gagement was concluded at the Coli seum the manager of this splendid theatre informed them thai no matter when they might come to London he would make room for TOJ book them on this occasion he bad thrown aside several other con tracted stars and he seemed quite willing to repeat the proceeding on a future Now what about tho Dumbells them selves They became a concert party under the leadership of Captain Plunkett of the Canadian commencing as a managing and now continues as the theatrical troupes managing in addition to his regular The cost of maintain ing the compapy is borne by the Can adian which supplies cos tumes and similar A dif ferent show is put on by the party every three the cost of each running from 300 to 4000 Of course much of tho Dumbells work is done In the centres in the corps almost entirely for their own although occasionally they are loaned tor performances in the other Mention has been made of these BOldierplayera service in the This service has brought with it its casualties and five of tho party have reason to remember the Hun through gassing or The average of sixteen months military service means that time actually in the though since then they have carried on in their present wherevr the division and this also means in the vicinity of shells and Here are the names of the Dum bells and other parfirlars about their home towns In their units in the field and the dates of their arrival in France Lance Corporal home at arrived in France Lance Corporal 3rd home at arrived in 40th homo at arrived in France i Sergeant loth Field home at arriv ed 9th Field Am home at arrived in 116th home at arrived in Corporal 42nd homo at arrived iu 48rd homo arrived In Feo 9th Field Ambu home at 3rd home at Hirived iii 10th Field Am home at arrived in 3rd home at London arrived in Corporal Plunkett 58th home at arrived in 9th Field home at arrived in home at arrived in Canadian home at arrived in Gold A cake of Gold Soap is not only big but It wears away slowly and evenly without crumbling or It can be 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