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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta . AND WK�KLY '^^-^^^i'riMrttioPB and Pubtt�haf� -fUjbStHaRIDOl hirald PRINT-%;:I(�Q COMPANY. UMITSO �th atrtft South, LathbrM* - W. a. Buehanan v ;' |*naldent and ManaKlns Diraotar IffSiiii Torrance   Bualaesa Manacar '"itiulness ^�ditorlal TEUEPHONKS OKlce.......... 1S>4 Subierlptlan Ratat: Datlr, delivered, per iveak ..... .10 Dally, deUvered, per year ..,..$6.00 Dally, by mall, per year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....$1.50 ,W�ekly, by mall, per year to U.S..$2.00 Dates ot expiry of aubtcrlptlons appear daily on address labeL Acceptance ol papers iJte;' espiratlcn date is ur authority to continue the aub-scrlptlon. the progress. ^ Ol; the war The Industrial strikes In Germany are holding attenUon at present, and these appear to hare reached an alarming proportion, brer a' million workmen being oh strike' In^various German centres, including government alilpyards and aruhitlon plants. -Soma British papers are Inclined to see In Uiis strike niovemehtbnlV another at> leriipt of the German' government to appeal to workmen of the allied gat-:ernmentB, but the general opinion that a real llSe of democratic feelliig ia beginning to flow now in Germany gainst the xaiUtaMst government. kNVlTLED to 600p SALARIES  Saskatchewan Recently increased the alarles of Its Premier and Attomey-y Canadian 'Soldiers. Since the first of the year 'many new ones have been awarded, Jpcluding seven Victoria Crosses. Up to December 31 a^ut 7,000 Canadians ihad:^een decorated/the dlatributioh befii^ aa follows: � Victoria Cross-^Seven officers and twelfo men. :i : D.8.O.-306. With haMlx. . ; MUitanr Croia - 1,010 officers, 26 other raakf. ' D.C.M.-476. With l)ar-aiz. ^184''to men. , T'!i?ie cqnteat but i'pliig^e^ is a big enough nun to drop u-PM^ differences and admit the great-;^s�, of President Wilson,^ Such :'^arf)e d(^eB not do Jiughes any harm :%^^he'public estimation, but'on tlie :�|U;^'ha^d it proves thtat.he ia^;a ^i^i tpo. Jt Is,the aa^uraace that he sAaatmen of all partiea inaympathy ^i!^h liim, that will enabte Woo^ow . -jWDryinto give the beat aervlca toHhe fS, s�|t}on and th6 world.", V, ^ } This incident from the United Btates Ijcjif be very well Can-h^Sf/^='>'" '  ...... f fRPFOSID WOOt embargo tiHiXT POPULAR ,TJbj� much Ulked of embargo on being kindly received. Of i^ei the wooUon manufacturers are ^but^tbe growers paturallyi 'Object. -^'.^.'^ ^;the Sukatchewan and Manitoba " fefft?SPlB'�"*�"' Asiooiation annual rand the Manitoba Grain Grow-pd^t|ie U,F,A, coaxentions r.eceijt; ' T&.*|i?pi�>*n>'�*'��t wwlwtloas were unaa> ''V^'ilw^M^y protesting against any -� Kviajbjfrfoon'thq e^^port ot.wooJ. Tho' ^f"C�i���lai} ijrpwtni are.readr to ma^ iwfjjiggpijilifqjR^he if. experleaee^than embargo^lt didn't last i very oiong-a .ieir years. aito. As sooa. aa thS^mbargo wae announced the price j^J* cut in two, all because the Canadian woollen manufacturers had a limited market under their control. - Aa raoon �� the embargo was raised the price Jumped up again. The embargo it all rery nice for the manufacturers but it would'bo maddeoing to the producer. He ^wouM see his neighbor across the line enjoying the big price on the open market while he would be restricted on this sido the border. �, the government'And the labor men . Better* relation^ alrojfdy exist between the government at Ottawa and organized labor as a result ot the conferences recently held at Ottawa. The government tooik the labor representatives, into its confidence and as a consequence this recognition has encouraged the labor meni Walter U'. Rollo, of Hamilton, president ot the Ontario Independent l^tax payers every opportunity and latitude that is posslble^ We have carried them through very hard times, and^given them the opportunity, of two years ot very prbsnerdja times:. The bank has helped usmogaiflcentlrrbat now they tell us that wo aholtlid'get our back taxes .cl^au^d^JiPj and in the last two years I have'been warpihg.them that'we were near the limit at which we coiildnbt run the city without taxes being paid. During last-year I warned our. people that we must .have. 50 per cent,of all back'taices and at least 75 per cent.'of the current levy, or there must be a tax sale Ih^lplS. Instead of getting the ainount ask'ed, we got all told a little over SO per cent, ot if :� \ .. : Since there i^nearly ;tw;o years in such as we haT�*whl�Ktwontd balance up K^ith Lethbrldge^ J; find that �(h�re the assesameat ia and the -mill rata mills, eqnaKfoli dollars btcasl� ficulty aboal where thia h tax colleoiloa;;!____. i^ also boiF^e outria cities that ara -noi> nttulMi tres. per capital L .exceed/:16. the thoaatad la nb dtt':' I6n,^ ^Bl^i icultleiisin tely. This le-.weatefa': iurlngfieng Our prMentAwfaa^^ni' is^perl^apii slightly lela^thaa^'ihh niaximum. ^ $1,000 per^ f^'lfiT,: >�ihg; $ii,800,odc, while ourWhlAtiOh Jiat^loast 13.(100 souls. It. mar; be,'ii9BMdered that ^ar right. On thia, d';k>'levjr!a3 liena/with thb "making-money* purpose to-pa)r twor.,�mali mines, there, the HoUf^nderb(ca;Jprqed to cjose down ibrvlackVoL; brfera. The writer thinks this>C9B9itiOB:>ught to be brought to the' notice, of theVfuel controller. He sUtea tbeit both mines produce a good grade of., coal.V The Hollander mine has J>een,;9loa>d':;tor ten months, while: the Obum'SiIO*' will close entirely befdfa Jib.IWh, With enough stock on band:;to''upply. the demand through aprl&ff,' y . "Subscriber" complaina tba^ the elevator companies: thece- are handling coal from Lethbr|d);e and,; ^Iso:. fram T'aber, and that there';Uaa never vbeen a shortage of cojtl at >.Milk' River, though at other, railwfiypoiptihearby, they are not so' fortuhate. He th}hka the coal dealerri ojmjUji .Blvw ehowW be forced tovreilu^e ,^||lpmet)ta of, outside coal until they are raajly needed, that.iSi if thevdei|lr�i^|s:to''^o.something to �bjp.ilh scope "r-"^ ^ ' cottinifl.: year, our aolicitor adVlaes me that that would not be binding. What would be binding is that a aum must be set aside, for the'Binkini^ilund which will amount to the face value of the bond at the end of the period. As none pt our bonds have 30: years'now to run that government bond investment^at 5 per cent indicatea ]^at, 5 per cent, would,be the'propeCii^rcentage to use, In settlBgr the. aum auftde to meet, the sinking fund. Thia -would reduce our mill rate -by oiie and ithree-quarter (1 3-4) mllU which coupled with the 5 mill reduction^ from.itl^e people would give a 6 -3-4 ^milla .^eduction for 10 mills, we mu�t..(|nd 3^ mills more. tt.''~jt*(.-'. . � I cannot figure.any fiQurce that this can be had from excepting a suspension for a period, of the sinking fund or an extension of the bond period which would give us a reduced annual sinking fund charge. If In-i years, the population of Lethbrldge were 30,000 tha^ eiifking/fund levy: could be susjp^nded jtor that: perr tod and resumed at; k hll^er tate that would redeem the bond'Sl the. end of the period'wlthout increasing the tax levy of 24..millB on a $1,000 per capita asaesament basis. .; The extension of tho oond period to 50 years aa suggested by the mayors of the cities of Alberta, to the provincial government, wouldcgive us about the. aame immediate rtjiet and dsake it easier than the^ above -acheme with the increased population, -\ Financlara tell us that these' two last'schemes would be, breaking faith with our bond holders'^^but I acarcely' see the point, exceptings^that asaiimipg an increase of populatioD; to 20,Q90 is assuming too much in the case bf suspension of the sinking fund. years on the assumption that at the end ot that period thp population would be 20,000 souls, .7 mills. iTotal l?'rollls. - Second Plan 1. Same as section 1 In first plan, B nillla.- 2. Levying sinklngjund on 5 pair cent, basis instead of 1 per cent. 14^ mills. Total, 6% mills. - Third.Plan,'.V. . 1. N Same as section 1^4a No. 1 plan, 6 mills. ^ . >  '*� 2. - Extending' sinkias fund collection ovenSO years op a 6 per cent basis, 6 4-10 mills. /.Total 11 440 mnis.'^": �. ..�,vM'i''v.-'i-- ::.';;; Irdo^not think any oii� of ;tbe >bove plana woiild be unjaats^to aayoae, jU is a nutter, ot ktiepioc;faith, apd-'ln thia connection the auapeniloa of- a sinking fund Is at tinMi deliberate and is essential in sound > finance if money must be borrowad^ to nialntala It.''.' To borrow to keep np:-the.'alnklPl fund is purely a fictltlouarpperatibii which really adds to^tha debt andi in BO wise reduces it. Of coann theJflh.^ yncial people do not recogniia'lmpoa> !�ible conditions and; and arelolly handled*IhaiwaaUvrt good;. ' �'' wijj*/.vv!s,S'i,;*J;j;t'Vft I,hope we Hhaii .be.'rabie'toiarriw, at aoroetbing which >i�at^tlq!Fnnd.c ...VI. i.MTha'Ahgni'koteliat Doysland, woe l'diBattoyad'-:iiy�n^''j�':'-' � �-.l; K'VSwvin j''^ V � � . :;.v:Bi.-jtrtdiethe Canadian Patriotic'fund. - % VJames- Homing, late of North. Bat-ttetord,. dh>pped..dead in a pew of St*. MaUhew'a church, Winnipeg. nre (Md $225,000. damage, to the de-partiheniail store ot O. B. Ryan and Co., Guelph. N.. S. Macdonald and jI P." Hong have been appointed Inspectors of the Torofto public schools.. � ,^ Lt.-Col,' Sitwellt (of ^.military headquarters at Calgary,! i^ .Mead;; He came west from .Ottawa in 1915. ^ Col. Geo. A.'^Sweny, Indian 'mutiny veteran and prominent' in the -Rod Cross died at Toronto;^ David Spencer, Ltd.", will build' an addition to their Victoria; store at a coat of $100,000.. The'. 'Domialoh ' Oannars, Ltd., may establish factories la. British Columbia. ^:n. , Blgln eounty oodnoll went on record In favor of free tractors. '  . (Lieut. H. A,' Archer, an AecoiaxSqak;) lawyer, haa.beeb killed in action. \ ' Jas. CRlpioy, promln,etit, HivhiiHoia labOr man,'lB dead. ^ �' :'-Tr .\-*.-.s'..>Vv;'.'\^' Samuel Scott,' lallbMt.Sudbury,',On-tirlo, dropped dAd^^wMleiOh^ldutTv J. B. ToomT>e8'^-aa.NjlodiEed'sihayod itN.B:V',by> 499! majority-ovoF' of Mom �\y. D. .Tho Paiti,ottc and Red'Oitoss Fund ckmpni^ at'.Toronto dosed with subscriptions 'amounting tp $3,333,148. CaWada'sl-iield.Grops.Mn 1D17. totalled in value mbro. than n'billion dollars, the hi^hatJion, rocord;,;\; 'A Bci\ool oi naVigitlon-witij:it three'' months' course haa heon opened at Quoon's Unlvorsity, Kingston. ,...,;, .......^trf....... ....... . Rev. J, R. PauUn, ol Hamilton, may hccept n call to Hos6dalo--i-roabytorlan church, Toronto. >-..'... - �-- same present time taxpayeraTtejr'f'h"''  'Voura truly,^'-.^, 'i '� (Sgd.) W, P, li;�|fard�f|i^|. A new^^onsumptive eanatorium (pr returned Boldlerr is likely tor be built in British Columbia,: probably near Hamlqopa. . / ( Joshua and Mrs. Otto, of-Kingston, %ve JUBt celebrated tho 68th anniversary, of their marriage. They,wera married^ In -Kingston- In 1850. A. S.' Fonter, editor of The' Oak-viUe Star.aBd Reeve, of that^ town for the-pastaevpn years, was elected Warden of'^Halton.county council. ReVh-William - Lefllie-S Armitage ^ot St Mary'a^church, -Parkdialei has heett Bamed rector of St. James' Anglican church. South London. | -'T.D. Bulger, of Nakusp, B.e.;. hasH^-been . appointed Dominion fair wage officer; to succeed i. D. McNlvoa, now deputy minister lof^labor'In B.C. , Mr. and Mrs. 'Joseph Arthur were bnrB^^t9 death and vtheir hopie on a farm � in^ Molntyrev. township near Port.. Arthur destroyed by fire. Rev. Dr. Murdoch Mackinnon, pas: ter. of Knox church, Regina. was elected an honorary member ot tbe .vet-tans ot Regina. ' Capt. H. A. Pearson, late with the Tf.M.CA. in France, will take charge of the mllltlary work of tho "Y" in Alberta and British Columbia Rev. W. B. Galloway, Methodiat miniater of Edmonton, formerly of Calgary, is to be the new boya' wbrk secretary at the Y.M.C.A., at Calgary. b. W.Beatty. R.GiA., Toronto: Maurice CuUen.K.CJ^., Montreal: Thomaa H.'Varley, Toronto; Chaa. W, Bimp-aoB. A.R;CJl., Montreal, have been obmmissloned by the Canadian govein-ment (o proceed to the front to put on canvaa some war scenes In which our Canadian forcea figure. - - f The following Canadians have received the 1914 star which baa recently been awarded to.soldiers serving in France that year. These Canadians aa already cabled formed part,. of the original staff of the'first Cana-^ diaa hospital sent to.Fiince and'are; SergeantB'A. Ackerman, R. A. Duncan, A.^Goodard, F. J. Knight, J, 'Mclntyro, W. Penhallerick, Sergt. Major J,�Pear-Bon, Corporals B. ,R. Knight, J. Gardiner, R. Oulette, B. Rycrott. Privatps William Brown. T. W. Barclay, H.-A, Boyce, W. R. Bumle, C. J. Chappelle, F, Gerard, F. E>. Livingstone, O. E. Russell, T. Stephen, T. P. Viancour, J. F. WilBon, W. Watson, B. L, Wend-over, Nurses McDonald, Brown. B.C. labor monilnvconvenUoil decided indepeodent political party..; ','..�^"'\. Hev..--E: ..POilrlck^JDounlson, of Si. John, N.B., jiaa acceiMod a o& street Baptl3tati BoIVb, Rapids, thdrextteme north of thotixiupty.: � WUHom- Henry Andorsoni retired farmer, born'ln: Npvu ScoUa 67 years a'go, who came from 6hampion,\ Alta., tot .Vlanobnval'.'' to live laet-^NoiteMbor, died there suddenly. - > .y Part' of 'tti^ ^'ked^iseet^iiiiuite .fOi-mealalty uhiound aotdlera i� expected to ba ready for occUpalloh'in about a week. � , .�,:��.�,.�"' ^ �  Joaeph Bouchard, of Oluay, Alta.. Ufied gasollaa to, light a fira. Ha waa tejrribly. burned and died lii,a hoipltal in'-Oalgary. He wy a farmer's jm- slstant,;,. , /; v..: ' '' , W. F. Tyek of tMontraal. i. formerly chief eagfneer-of the O^P,Il..^hie b#aa appointed' to the CpnimtHlon of Cobi )lervatlQn,; sucicoedlBg the, late Sir ^aadfoid Fleming. I . / O. BiArnuti^ag. tor nkny years as-idbUftedt/Wlthj OibboBai:\MflNab aad MulMteL'iiad lafterwhii&a iHth GibboBB. Hurpei^dQIhilpAa If the capacity oC aiiBlgBee,'dM' In LbadoB, . Tiie body, of MJiTp BlftBche W�f�ri worth, a maid. In; the emplpyaa of Dn Nelson S.rCoype, TomS^, .Waa [found lyiag beneath the' �(aM^:oC'.r�.^otta� which la .under comtrtty of� St, Paul's church, Tarpntd�k(>ai^haen ap-" pointed. to'ane board i of ^foverBore of ToroiHo UhtvorBity,:filliBgctba vaeascy caused by the death M Dr.^-J.|0, Orr, Mr. J. J. Preston,.; Mi*A.,- h$a resigned the clerkship of/MaBvera Council after twenty-one years in of-fled: rMr: W.r A-; Jahamanypf. FoBty^ pool hae-Bucceeded to.tha poiltloB. '" RoV.* J. B. Todd,'B.A.,"of "QueaBBtoQ Heights. circuit, has' received a - unanlf mdua'lnvltation'from tha qaartorly ef-4 ticlal board ot' accept the lattei' call.- ;;-".-'�  Jameai Pr Johnsanr travollef fur -Yule artd-^HIli,\ Swift C'urrai^t^^iJfair., kept $1?^ 1 c5,; tho; fIrm^'," mpiiey; 'to,, pay ii debt due from him to hia daugliter ou-the eve' ot her. marrlage.':^:iH|8 employers prosecuted and he waa'found guilty of theft and released on aui;pende{l sentence, leniency'^belns ehowq as he lis repaying the money. ' -\ ... " '*--'-' ** . .. �- LOOKATACHILD'S EWHEI FEVERISH AND Si Take No Chaneasl Move Poisons from Liver and Bowele at Once. Mothers can rest easy after giving .^California Syrup of Figs," bocaUBp In a few hours all the ologged-up waste, sour bile and fermenting food gently novos out;ot the bowels have a well, playful child again.' qhlldren simply will not take the time from Play to empty their bowels, and they,, become Ughtly packed, liver gets slug-gish and stomach disordered, - ,-WheB cross, feverish, reBtless, see It tongue-is coated, then give this deliC'^ jous "fruit laxative." Children lovo it. and It can not cause Injury, No differ once what alls your little onorrlf full of cold, or a sore throat, diarrhopa,' stomB(th.Bche,' bfkd Veatb, remember, (ft gentle "Inside cleansing" should aU ways be the first treatment given. Full dfi'ectibns for I)abie8^.chlldren Of all lMi9 time a substaBtWirsllef^to o�f &k wefS iSH-e"^^^^^ the ''California ln� ,S;^rap cSnT f-BaBv.''r.wa.:make^"'>'^'- ' npHE object of the makers , JL-the'Sdnora has been to prip-diice a phonograph of unequalled beauty. This object has been . attained! After critical comparison, you iwill recognize Sonor^Is emphatic: superiority. ^At the Panama Pacific Expo* jiitimi^Pfiom wonMghestrSq^^ for tofte qucdity.; prices: ^ , ; s6s.00, $110.00, tiNXM, sabiw $240.00, $280.00, $350.00, UaO,M ,$1,s00. 1. m0ntaqne8 * do: Canadian Oiatrlbutfra Third Floor. Ryrle aido Toronto, Canada; Ask your" dealer for ths Sonpra.t rif he haan't It, Mrrite us OIRECT^^ LtnreaU ^ !^ .'^ .'^ .'^ .'^ ."^. Sbort Course SchoQ)4ii The P^itiiicial Departmiint^f Agf^l^ Have Arran^ea^o Hold Two P^MOItT Qpll Mwlwd/Mondiv^^M lUyiiw^^ Friday, Wbni|f(| The subjects to be discuMcdindude^^ ieti^ df V(/Keftt, Oats and BiAlcy, iheJ^Q^^^^lfo ^| �Grasses-and;Fodder; Grops.f-:.- . � Illustrated Lectures on Live? Stock and Idenlifioation on the cven%,of the jlirst |^ iincejwill takf! part,iiU(�fBpr<�^^ Farther pajftitulairsjrw K^t^/SSttte^F""'^ ^i^- '-^^w,J '3uptt^ot�FaiW',and'lnrtit 1 mm ;