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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I^AOB POUR JHE LETMBKIDGE DAILY HERALD  V \ SATURDAY, FEBRUARY n. 1018 OAILY AND WEEKLY /, Proprietor* and Publitherk .(THK UETHBRIDQE HERALD PRINT-INC COMPANY, LIMITEC 83 6th Street South, Lethbrlda* W. A. Buchanan President and ManagiiiK Director John .Torrance - -' Bustnfc?3 Manager ^ TELEPHONES DuBinesB Otrice .............. 1352 EdltoHal Office............... 1224 Subscription Rates: Dkily, delivered, per week......10 Daily, delivered, per year .....$3.00 Daily, by niail, per year ......$4.00 Weekl^, by mail, per year .....$1.50 Weekly, by mail, perjrear to U.S..$3.00 ~Date� of expiry of subscriptions np-poiia dally on address label. Accept-lice of papers t-fte:- expiraUun date la dtir - authority tt)^ centinue the sub- } ', scription, � portancc. There is the bone dry taw, tree sheep, tree cattle on the wKy, abq^tion of patronage in purchases for all departments, preparation of logis: latlon for the abolltloir of patronage in all appointments, the banding over of the natural resources to the provinces, the appontniont of a soldiers' land settlement comnilaslon, the Increase of the separation allowance and the pensions.,-the ponferonces with labor on vital war and domestic problems, and countless other matters, all important to the welfare of thtf state. IjHE PROCpESS OJFTHEWAh ftaldg that fiave proved disastrous for tltetnaelves only -'have been' con* ducted lately by the Germans on . French positions on the Mouse. Losses ' �uffered by. the Germans have bean enprtnpus, and they have accomplished nothing. A sepai^te peacp Is said to have been ighed'by tho ^Ukraine with the Germans and Austrians.  HaldloK .activities on the British front have resulted in successes - for ' the alliad Jcoops. CULTIVATE THE VACANT i,OTS , Saskatoon citii^e^s are already planning for greater production in the ' way of vacant lot gardening. Al-fiadir>the city gar,deHer has received . applications for 5^ lots. V' What' 'Is' X,ethbridga doing in this regard ?> - We have plenty of vacant Jots and; we know tb� great need of food. ~ ^ � - Why J not, organize a .VTacant, Lots production: camjKilgn and get to woric *t it at oi^ce, so that the lots will bJB aHpted^''feafiy for spring planting? PARDO^'US.FOR iqiUR SyyELLEO HEAD .rlTie'Herald's acoopagraph- beat all the Canadian papers in the announce-nient^tft the removal of the, duty^ on' pattle. i Ph-yes, the Herald ts'a laelrq-: polltaa:^*W8Paper. By the way,'^^&6 biir rei^ra^y^t-realize-that the I^et^r brldge^tlikJJy-'Herald, published Java-city of nnder-12,000 takes-the comi plete Aisoclated- Braee ^ervioa,' e]ai( tw one that provides jnore district rSeWB. -^PICKED UP m* JRASS/jP^G the bvsy man municipal Otimties ' D\6 well � Gommiesloniar Freeman has no reason to be ashamed'of the tlnanclaLi showing of either the electric light and power or the str�let railway de-pririnients during^the past year. The electric department during the year tn'-creased the saleS of current over 10 percent, and the profit amounted to allbost $10,000. This to spite of the: fnct'tlmt the cost of labor increased; 15 percent, coal increased 19 percent and materials Increased 50 percent. The report indicates a healthy tone in the electric department, with the public increasing the consumption of current dne to''the more'^^prosperdus tims* and'thBfreater population. With the jjroiits^ from the system for the neidtYnine yeiui it is the department's intention to pay for the'new turbogenerator needed to increase the margin of safety at tJie power plant. The i street railway is not yet a money maker for Lethbridge, but by earning $838'''.42 more than was expended the system proved that it is better betyg operated than if the cars were left In the bams. The actual deficit for the year was $1300 less than bad been expected; so that patronago showed an Increase and revived tUol hope that with 5000 or more new popn- i lation the street i^iilway would v^y \ Its way. In that case Lethbridge \ ,wbuld be in a' Vei'y pleasing, position. All the utilities would be making money and a corresponding reduction in the tax rate would results CertaInly,.'Lethbridge has no reason to condemn municipal ownership. The net income of the Pennsylvania Il.R. dropped) twenty million dollars last year. . i The Sun estimates that Vancouver's total pay roll is now a million dollars a month. The Mexican Consul at Washington denies that his country has offered a naval base to Japan. Louis Kon, superintendent of immigration ftnd colonization for Manl-i toba, has' resigned. t f UTTING A CRIMP ^ AH PATRONAGE i In ezteadini; the range of authority OL the'War Purchasing Committee to departments of the government, ifhe government'is carrying out its Vledge to get rid of patronage. It is A; wonderful advance. When flie war b^aiTtEe old system of favoritism In' tiofatracts existed' In the militia dei-' 'pariment and the rottenness' and wast^uhiess ' exposed in connection 'with 891^6 ol these led to the creation ot'^he.'War purchasing commission. Its wbrk.'vifis confined to war purchases, ^t batined patronage and dealt. >vith every piiro^ase on its merits and coh-tequently^moniy was saved. Now. the 4 pperations of this commission are to ifcovor all government purchases. The lender syetem will be followed wher-pver poBsIblb and no purchases will made except through this commls-|l6n. Such a change is almost revolutionary. . The old id^a of political pap l� connection with purchases is given a^blaok eye.  The war purchasing com-!^lsplon la ma4f up of business men � who can be depended upon to see that '. ^aqaSa igets value for every'dollar it  ^pendB and' that it will only spend a ii^^llar when It, is necessary. QET OUR ' - � � V .fUJiTUR'At. RESOURCES �|i|pfeH}Jer Stewart can, take three '-ika or. three months at Ottawa, and lag^slji^ure can renjain adjourned ltfl;ilft8 return, provided that' he vljrlqiis'bapk the natural resources. Av|pjie � Inter-provinclal conference is i4oub{edly being convened to deal 1^1' t)i� ijatural- resources question. ','t))e .'p|ovinc�s twill be consulted feadJudtmentB'ln subBldies may at-.^,p ?�a4�.  jj|op'^Kpv�rnment was returned on pij^er^;l7 ran^f ponsWerlug that (t .ticpumdlate information on a ^nbjec-to It has bee '. Gardston. Feb. 5.-M�toil: / W- B. Pitcher�of the town .Q^'par^nton-is pleased to make gratef ut acgito'Wl^4ge-ments of the following; ^napUntp "sent him'as the head.of the pAnin^itlee.in the Cardston district' {or�'.^aUIax. relief:, ^ '' ". � From Leavltt, per W. G. Smith, *82.6�; from Aetna, per N. W. TanheV; $94.30; from Beazer, per George A. Duce, $110.50; from TBylonvIfte, p�r -M. A. Laury. $85.30; from Kimball, per Thos. S. Low, $25,401 from" Hill Spring, per F. P. Fisher,*vIlSO; and from Gardston received' byrthe-OTayor, $2S0.g0; froth, J. H. E'aul^ner^.ot the Whiskey Gap country, |30 j '"aij4;?gundry parties, $3.61 making atotaFof.f841,91; which has been forwarded to thp Hon. Secretary, D. G. Campbell .jit Calgary. � These patriotic ladies liave^bpen doing much to arouse andaducatft school children along the lines'of se'ryice-to country arid mankind. "One'4)f their recent efforts 'wt^s the  ' i Many further activHIfB ot these ladles will be made publtp Boon througn' the publication'qt the'afinual report. '  f On 'last Saturdivy 'oynislng ,U)e Alberta Stake Theatrical mtid and ., and Mayor W. li L. Hardle,'ot, p.lo. "We must learn that it is neces-Lethbridge. Master Geoffrey Wad- snry i,t Canada is to do her best share dington, H. Kilner and F. G.-Wadding-i^n the war." The speaker concluded ton ot Lethbridge rendered very ex- by .raying that wo have not changed cellent solos, each being encored., our cause since'wo entered the strug-Theae artists will receive a very warm gle throe years ago. Our causo is just Wqlcome whenever they cc?mo to Coal- arid right and it is our duty to remain hurst In the future as. also Mrs. Wad- ln,the war until our cause- is victortbns. dlngton who accompanied the soloists. , Judge Jackson ' Judge Jackson, who spoke first, con- ... . . _ gratulated the society on Its splendid ; front, each of wlipm had been wound-achievements. He referred to tho ed. From them and from Bruce Davlos great needs ot the Red Cross and the he had heard, a great deal ot tho work necessity of greatly Increased effort, done br the Red Cross. Tboy have fro-on tiie part of everyone man, and wo-, I qftently told him of the great care, man in the province, 'The judge then i nursing and comforts matle possible went on to speak ot the need for con- \ by the Red Cross. In n great war such servatlon of food, urging that his hear- � as this two great Issues are at stake- ers endeavor to curtail their house- 1 kultur and civilization. The saeriflceB \V'o must give until It hurts." Mayor Hardle Mayor Hardlo began his address by snyinp that he ha*-two boys at tho hold consumption ot bacon, Jjrcad and butter. We must economise^and In so doln^ will keep prices down and become* better citizens. I The speaker closed his address by referring to two criticisms that are commonly directed ot Belgium and Serbia have shown us not only a splendid spirit of honor and sacrifice tor tho right but have also shp,-vYn' us .whatiTybuid; be .'the (result yaa solicitor for tho various companies, and secretary of tho cattle "conipdny, Ba|d that ho made no Inquirios concerning tho lands which wore to be transferred from tho British Dominion band Corporation to the supply company. Ho wrote to lawyers in-Alberta, and the Mnckay firm In Edmontcfn sent him six extracts of tRle. He Bald he was acting under tustruotti^na received from Mr. Neeloy, hut'he neyef undertook to make any stateroenta reghrd-Ing the lands. "'i'he,'pn]y statomont I ever made," ho saId,',"WaB that I wap getting reports on the titles to the lands. These mert are trying to piit tho onus ,gn me." . SHIPS ARE .HELD ./ San Juan, Porto Rica, Feb. D.-Two Sp.inlsh passenger Bhlps which have been held here flvovdays awaiting permission to tftko on bunjcer coal and provisions, may be delayed Indefinitely. Part of the' cargo of a'steaiher bound for South America, consisting in largo part of pappr, jpust, be discharged here. \ PRESBYTERIAN Knox Church Corner 4th Ave. and 8th Street S. flev. Capt.- A. H. Oenoon, Paotor Rev. W. F. Burns, Acting Pastor. ^ Regular Lwvices at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m, . 10 a.m.: Boys'Department. 12.30 a,m. Big Sisters' Bible Class. 2,30 p.m.: "Big Brothers' Bible Class. 1,00 p,m.:'Other Dopartmonts of Sunday School 4 p.m.:'Chinese Clasa. ANGLICAN St. Cyprtan-s Church Cor. 11tn Street and AthAvs. South. Rev. Canon W; V-. .McMlllen. B,A., y . .Rector > "" . Matlna^ll a. -ta. Sunday School r.rtl Bible Clasaea, 3 p.m. ;. ' EVENSONG 7.30 p.m. Holy Communion-1st and 3rd Sun ' days'at S.OOr'end and 4th Sundays �at. 11'a.*, . � Baptlam-4th. Sundays ^t 4 p.m. METHODIST Wesley Chu rch 4 Rev. Chas. E, Cragg, B. b., Pastor. , Residence 320 llth St. S. Phones: , Parsonage 104, Church Study 403 , ' Clauds Hughes, Musical Director 11 a.m. Morning Wotrahlp, , subject: "The Tranoforminq Power of Jesus Christ." The sacrament of tho Lord's Supper will be administered. j 12 o'clock, Bible School and Biblo r Classes. An' offering in behalf of the Armenians will be taken. 7.20. Song Service. \ 7,30 Evening Service,, subjdpt:, "The Ruin .of a Good Man's Son." Special music as follows: "O Lord Most Holy," (Abt); "At Eyon 'Rro the Sun Was Set,"v(Turner); Solo, Mr. Geo. R, Sumner, "Lead 'Kindly Light," (Sullivnn); "Jos�s Lover of My Soul," (Parry), \ ' Christian Chui'cb Cor. 3rd Ave. and^eth St.,S. . , pliyer L. Curtis,-Paator / Connau'ght'Manalons, ' * Bible School at 10,30. Come and come � early.' '. '- ' MorningiWorsTilp 11:30, Subject: "The ! Spies, Not th� bdy' of the Small t,, Thlnga." 'e, E. at 6.4.^; Roy'DnylB, leader. ^Evening Service: "Chari> Sermon." Subjdct:. "The Restoration Movement," . . ^ ' ' ; . f�ubllo Cordlaljy Invited SALVATION ARMY Adj. and-Mrs. Hamilton, offleera in charge. '� Sunday, 11 a.m^ 3 n^jd 7,30 p;m, Sunday School, 2 p.ip.. .' Monday,. Thursday, Saturday, ,8 p.m. Tijosday. '7.30 p.m.; Gprp Cadets, WednoSday, 2 p,ni, Home Loagiie, r 8 p.m.: Life Saving Scouts'and,Guard)) Tho Citadel B^nd In attendance?, , .ifJupauy ai\d;ThurBd,ay^^er-Y.'WB-Evarybody Waioai'm CHRISTAIIELPIIIAN'S (leet In Ihs Moose Hall, Higinbotham Block, Entrance S'th St; and ,Znd /. / Aye,nu* South Wednosdays: !V^t�^., Bible Class. � Sundays at ^0 a.m. to commemorate the Lord's Death, and at 7.30 p.m. ,to proclaim'the glad tldlngE of the' Kingdqin bt'Sod. ' Subject:' "The World's Oepreaslon and It's Cure.^ '  '  |, All Seats FrW;' " No t:nllectl0n THE UNITED CHURCH OV N NORTH LET|f BRI|)GE / Rev. E. J. Hodglna^B.A,, Pfisler 1271 5tb Ave. N', PHope' 1659 Rev. J. U. FawcettLof G6�idBle, will preach morning and evepjng; lOxi.m.: Chlldrbn'B ;t5|a88 Meeting; 11 a.m. Topic: "F^th.'' - � 2,00 p.m.: BeglqnerB apd: Primary Depts, of tho Suni|ijy School," 3.15 p.m.; Other DoijtB,"of the Sunday School, '  . . '  ' 7.30 Topic: "DlBQihg Dltehea.r* BAP CmuiSTlAN SCIENCE *,' . -,' -^-� CHRISTIAN: SCIENCE SOCIETY Hull Blopk, yt'h Street 3. Sunday Service at 11 a.f.l. Subject: "Spirit.", , . Sunday School _ convonoB after the . morning porvlco., Wedpaoday. CMnlng, .Testimony rooBl., Ing at 8 p,�i "Tho reading room la open daily ex-cppt Sundaya, aad, logal holidays, from 3 to 6 p.mrHer*. the atble anii.autbur-Ized Christian lelencn litorntyiro may ,b� reftd.'ljorrowtd, ov, purohaaed. Tho '.yublio is cor�l�Uy Invited to . attend the ',ohM0-. servlcea �1sq to I visit tlK 'Xf^li room. ' First BaptifitAphtirfh Cor. 3rd Ave.'an^Ttth � I Rev. c. Bakar, P-^�.tor' Services 11 a.m. and'7,30 plro. A.M. SulJjoot: "The Call of tha Hour, clvjjBBlly." Bo honoftt an^ pay your tttXGB.' ' ' � ' P.M, Subject: "The Call of the Hour, Nationally." Uo diligent and cultivate your backyard.' ' Bible School at; 1? ttlini: OlflBBes for all ages, ' ^ �; '.. 4 your kouI uplifted. ^ : ' ' , � OtIAS,':pAKSB, Pastor. % PENT^lCpStAL PENTECOSTAL ASOeMBt-V 8. (J: E. Hall, pexi V, M. 0. A. \ Rev. c.M. Ncy*- V Res. 367 .IPth St. fij. Sunday, 11 a.m. and: 7.80'j),m, Tuesday .and ThurBrtny,-8 p.m., . Prayer Service, 1614 8rd Ave, N., Sat-"^ � urday, 8 p;m. � / ___ ASSOCIATED BIPUE 8TUD.ENTS Room 12 Stafford Blaak, Fifth' St. 8. Sunday, 7.30 p,i,i, Bible 'Study.'' \yodnesd>�y, ,8 p.m, pibib Study, on "The Atonemfnt-Batweeh God and Man," followofl uy prayer and tasU- ,^mouy. meeting. ,, > V.. All welcome Np collection are fighting for the future ot democracy, for the-' i�eace," happiness und prosperity of all mankind in tho years to come. In the fut\\ro we will raise memorials to our boys who havo died and suffered and to all whohave done thoI% port overseas. There la m-en more need that we raise the gramlor niomorial of Red Cross assistance now and show our boys thai. Wq'nro with tljem in this thing. CqajhUrst Will not soJ>u forget either-'Of-'tlio Ijireo addresses. A vote of thank? to all who had .assisted in the brpgrnrome and to Messrs. Porcival who^yery kliidly loaned th'o.halU; was moved bV ^. B. Do-Harland sbconded by D. RtacNoil. Tho meeting closed with tho alnglng of tUo ; N.allonal Anthem, Judge Jackson taking the opportunity, tp congratulate^ tho aiulienco on the'fewuur And respect .tj witli wbloh'thOy.ihad'B'utigo.ur Imperial BT hymn. , ' � ;