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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta r . Ti PAGE POUR THE LKTH BRIDGE DAJLY HE HALO f friday, FEBRUARY 15, 101R lb: Ectbbttoae f>eralo XetbbrtDac, Htfrcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY treal despatches that the Military Service Act Is' being enforced in t;uobe W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance - - Business Manager The greatest possible production this Business Editorial TELEPHONES Office Office difficulty. Reports of an equally en- 'year of maple syrup and maple sugar 4 �  4 * * * 1252 1224 I eourafing character are brine re - ( eoivod from the various districts of the province. The OUnwa Journal Press very pro- . perly remarks that after a jam- I bouree of overheated rheioric the solid common s444 Xowfoim d 1 a n d cr*� listed for overseas service d e a d. who 1200 en-are Important Recommend Made To The Alberta - The death in Buffalo was reported ot NY. U. Eckhardt, former business j man of St. Catharines. ! - - i Govt. Recently Rev. J. B. Silcox is returning to Win* ; uipeg as pastfir of the Central Con- | gregational church. I Calory. Feb. 14.-The , workmen's N 1 compensation eonwnissiou which re- -i Otln wn;'. Feb. jU-V-Tlic- Work-of 'tho t . t OmwiHan -awny |metfiea,\ ;rlpr'ps. In the Xluons , past yoaVV. anrii 1\\o great -Improve-ta "fonts that. Bare born Vf footed in this ' branch of the service are set forili in Dally, Daily, Daily, Subscription Rntea: delivered, per week delivered, per year by mail, per year * � # ft * * * * . .10 .$5.00 .54.00 j Quebec is asserting itself, and ihe outlook from now on is eminently satisfactory. Instead of civil war and rebellion, us some political spellbinders with an eye to polling booth-and persona! notoriety promise-1. At iho annual meeting of tlie Saskatchewan Social Service council, J. A. Maharg. M.l\. was re-elected president. Sir Joseph John Thomson, Professor of Physics at Cambridge, lias been appointed Master of Trtuitv College, Cambridge. St. James Cathedral Toronto is to be closed for two weeks. The short- ape of coal way responsible for the, whole, however S" r.00 action tnfc*?u, ' eently reported to tht* Alberta government upon a proposed workmen's compensation act, recommended that compensation in the case of death would bo paid tin; widow at the rate of $20 per mouth, and $,ri.00 per montli for each child, not exceeding in the L ! Weekly, by mail, per year .....$1.50. there is quiet, common-sense accept-Weekly, by mail,-per year to U.S..$2*0 ftnco 0f the'law of the land That it is so. is .good for Canada Quebec. Had the people permit red themselves to be 'misled by the demagogues who plarod a premium oa r revolt, the eon^quernvs might have been much mere ura ve than mhiic proaehprs of rebellion had she courage prne the Ontario government to develop the peal beds - I o; i!ie province. iU'v. 3!r. tiullmeyer. of Oeyosr, Sa.; - ! l-aioon. wa.s inducted into the pas- i t^orge Wright, formerlv of CI u-ks-torate of SL i'aul's Lutheran church at rburg? active in horticultural and agri-KUuira. I cultural 'societies, died at'Twecd. in seventy-fourth year. Mrs. Thv>?. Si ov ev. of T ii 1 so11buvg. (5; as ; QUESTIONS WISDOM OF NEW PRACTICE Mr. Lloyd Harris, of Hramford. j serving at the head of the Canadian war mission in "Washington without satarv. Th^ Otrawa Journal l^ress . . . 1 think?., he should* be "paid a sa!ar#, Ukraine, it is now said, was-to,open a . . , t * . , ' it js a nan precedent to establ;?n. .'The practice of-permitting men to serve- the state in high positions \ without financial remunerat-ibn is ( bad business and wor.se politics," the Journal Press maintains. It is bad business because a public servant independent of taxpayers' money is likely to.be also independent of taxpayers* ged 3", became suffered paralysis, short lime. ill while milking, and dit'd in a Ninety-four alleged gamblers were ] gathered into the toils by tho Mod- Conductor Chas. P. Moore, of Belle- ! villc. thirty years of age" and for V� ' years in the service of tb.e.Ci.T.K.. died ' very suddenly at Ernestowu. ^� Rev. Ceorge A. Little. In the case of a workman meeting with an accident which causes permanent total incapacity, monthly "payments, not exceeding in the whole oUO, will be made. 1 In the case of permanent partial incapacity, stipulated sums are provided, varying according to the nature of tho o for any person under L years of age. - 1 Por temporary'partial incapacity an : amount equal to 55 per cent of tho dif-'t ference between the wages earned by tho person previous to the. injury and the wages earned by him after the in-; jury. j The assessment to be made on the ' employer may he either a percentage ' on the payroll- oi#a lump sum. but in no case wjll the sum assessed be less merits that. Baro m^iCcTOctcd "in ibis branch of the service are set forih in ja report, from Surgeon &eu,ornl Pont or, director of medical .*t-;ervices to tho 'overseas minister of militia. Ueviowiug (ho principal items of constructive Improvements made in tho C.A.M.C. in England during .1917, the report, states the following units were organized or were're-organized; : The Work Done i Ten general hospital:*, eight special hospitals, six convalescent hospitals, one ship hospital, two laboratory uu-� its. four sanitary sections, one central medical store, two advance medical stores, ono regimental depot and training schools, two administrative units-- P.M.S. branch and A.D.M.S. London area. 1 Vti tho reorganization, tho report do* clares, iho personnel was thoroughly1 sifted for the relenso of men fit fo? gene'rnl service and their replacement by men of lower medical category. Nearl^ the strength of n battalion, 017 mon were released to the combatant forces In this process. * * * : > SATISFACTORILY SETTLED v V Ottawa, Feb. IB.-Tho mln- n Rothcrnierf- and a nephew f Viscount Northcliffe, brai. L>j:*�1 disablement. The government a few weeks ago published a summary of the report of the commission referring to some of the principal features suggested, such as compulsory state insurance, to bo administered by a state aboard and such iike, but declined to give the amount of the compensation suggested. Tho above figures are copied from the Monetary Times, which says that it received the summary from Premier Stewart. Without doubt they are correct. But the indications now point to no j workmen's compensation act, except1 100 times those intrinsic value. phonograph merely 1913) good *4 "slightly better" could neveV have achieved sjicb results in the face of the vigorous competition and extensive publicity older established machines. If you want "The Highest Class Talking 1 Machine in the World" you must buy the Sonora. wa= killed in the battle of Ancre. $l�ti a day. There are difficulties in the way, however. It is pointed out that as regards those who are intern- OIFF1CULTIES IN THE WAY There has been a i^rai.ieiu uemunu j nce> Jet Liiem Uand over their* salaries J for the drafting oi alien labor during |lo the Red Cros3, t0 uie Patriotic Fund, the war-at the soldiers" rate of pay j or t0. aQy other organiSation or fund helping along our war effort. In that I way the object desired would be easily , achieved. The practice of appointing -ed.the conventions of the Hague tri- |mea t0 position's without salaries might; chant in Ails* Craig, and well-known bikiai apply.. The government is not; ^e|jar from public'service men who throughout that district, died at the a free agent to direct that such per- j have Draln3 and integrity, but are not i ^omf. �* h?s.so.^ f^ Gvt%> �'L ^�P' I don Collegiate institute, with-whom ue 1 so blessed with wealth as to retuse a - jiaci t)een jiving a:jrreat proportion of them have '*t j salarv in payment for their service,. ! � - Calgary. Peb. 14.-J. M: Carson, reg- r thRt applving to miners, istrar under the Military Service-Act, I ____.  died "from'.has received the "questionnaire'* forms i st Thomas, Ont.rwas livened up bv iv.?d in the battle of Cam- to be used for the purpose of checking | a rc^le march 0f noo American sol-uoihermere'a second son up men who received exemption under! dlera from _a lr-,iuing camp in Texas,; Lt. J. Werdou Edwards, .son oi Dr. j. w. f;dwards, M:V., for Frontenac, has invited an electrical device for keeping aviators warm, which is^beingj rapidly applied to all the machines in the Royal Flying Corp.4. I>vuican. Gray, for IT. years a mer- ! the Military Service- Act. 1 They will be sent -out at. once as cases present themselves in accord- | who, with band, stopped off  luncueon '- from a troop train, " for sons shall be sent here or there, though i various times been . allowed to. t o and engage ip industries of a more essentia] character. u proposal to apply compulsion to other aliens would, it has been intimated by organized labor. meet with their opposition on the ground ; The supreme court at Regina decid-� ed that Hamilton Andrews was entltl-j ed to receive a total of $12,940 from th c C an a di a n N o r th e rn rail w ay a s t SEEING THE LIGHT A LITTLE LATE -r * ''A Daniel come to judgment." U j compensation for injuries, received in we recollect rightly The Financial j a wreck uear Saskatoon \about one Post in V.'ll opposed reciprocity be- jycar ag0" . ' . cause" it feared it would destroy Can-* At the annual Meeting of the Way- that it would be'the thin end of the ada-s transcontinental railways. Trade j agamack Paper and Pulp Company, wedge applying tG the alien today, bnt possibly to the native born Cana- would be diverted to the United j held at Three Rivers, the following'of- a * no, ,,fi ,-.n-t ^,^t^ � ficials and directors were elected: States and the east and vest routes, , . -. _ . , International affair and many of these people belonging ' to such organizations, their forcible drafting would, it seems certain, meet with t the opposition of the union. I 1 ^ HAVE WE BEEN UNJUST TO BEAVERBROOK? Lord Beaverbrook or our own Sir �Max Aitken, as he is beat known �eems to be an abler man than we have imagined. Surely Britain would not place him in such responsible positions if be were not fully capable of �filling- them. *'A prophet is without honor in his own country" seems to ue an expression that can be very well argumeuxB. It has changed its t'jne Prixgle and J. W. Pyk�. Directors: cntirelv now. It speaks well of free G- H. Duggan, J. N. Greenshields, H. wh^r'-tirl .nvs that the rcmoVal 0f I Heling, H. Muckay, K.C., Alex. Mc Bhcat.^nd sayn mat the remo\ai ot Laren aud sir WiUiam Prlce> - the tariff harrier will fcneourage trade) , , with the United.States to such an ex- j A tragic plea for leniency was made ! tentVhat'new railroads will be built i *� the York county police court, at 'Toronto on behalf of Alfred Ranger 1 land it is tickled over the possibility. i In its last issue it says' In view of the Importance of transportation in the economic development of Western- Canada, there Is a great significance in the announcement that a new railroad is being surveyed.south from Medicine Hat to con-necc with the main line of the Great Northern at Great Palls, .Mont. There is thus foreshadowed the \realization and Wm. -Nasmith, two boys charged with the theft of coal from-J. LaSalle, by the another of the first accused. "My baby was sick with aooldand 1 could not sit and see it die so I sent the boys to steal the co\l," ^said Mrs. Uanger. Sentence was suspended. After three and a half years as receiver for the city of Sandon, H.Q., U, A. McClelland will leava on.February 15 with the entire indebtedness of the ance with the new policy announced by the-government. Two distinct forms have been received, one to be sent to the man who has been granted exemption, and the other to go to- the employer of the man. The questions are all of a pertinent character, and the exempted man is required to explain his position explicitly. Questions for Farmers Besides the ordinary questions defining residence, nationality, etc., a series of other questions must /fee answered relating to the applicant's occupation and the necessity of his remaining at such during the progress of the war. Thus, a farmer is required to answer tlie following: "Do you do any other work than work on the farm?" "What are your special duties, if any; on the farm?" "How manj^ acres are there (a) in the farm (b) broken?" "If any crops are now being raised state the kind and the number of acres' under each kind?" "What kind and quantity of crops were raised last season?" , j "How is the uncultivated land be-! Jug used?" "Give the number and kind of livestock?" ^ �� "What would happen if you left the1 farm?" ' 1 "Does the man who works the farm own it or rent it?" The class one man is also notified j as follows: "If the answers you give are not j disputed, your answers may, without: notice to you, be submitted to a tri- ' bunal lor the purpose of having the; exemption granted you considered. ; Yon should therefore state any other facts upon which you rery for exemp- MAKE YOUR* SUMMER DRESS NOW. BUT FIRST SEE THE WASH GOODS AT "THE BAY."1 PRICES: $65.00, $110.00, $150.00, $205.00, S240.0Q, $280.00, $350.00, $500..00, $1,500. I. MONTAGNES & CO. Canadian Distributers rhlrd Floor, Ryrie Bldg.f Toronto, Canadt. Ask your dealer/for the-'Sonpra; If he hasn't it. write oa DIRECT. of a practical benefit of the free wheat .. , . . , Und-open market policy-a benefit of : city paid off, leaving the city tree of! tion froni military'aervice." applied to the general attitude or Ca- | oven neater importance than the cor.- i liahilifies, with a balance of $1200 in j * Must Produce nadians towards this native son. !lis early money making methods were not creditable but Britain evidently honored him for more than his'newly accumulated wealth. It is beginning to he realised that he is a very brainful, resourceful young man, who has prov-4d to be a dynamo in getting big things 4one In a. quiet way. He is credited witH having made Lloyd George pre-sotor of England and that Is no small r � m thing tor a young Canadian to do. No-v we hear-that he is to be given a position of great responsibility in con-section with the ^promotion of war measures and at this moment when Br(Uin ifeeda the'service of its able-it giiffn/ it would rot place confidence in Max Aitken if It did not feel he had Che geufus- to meet the responsibility-it-ie asking him to assume. Probably we have all been too eager to criticize at long distance this ydung Canadian when if we had known him at close range we might have completely altered our/opinions and so praised in-Ctean of criticised him. the bank as at February 1 and taxes and other revenue becoming due April to the' amount of $4ou0. When he It was learned that farmers who �f -L federation of price. * Western Canada is destined to bo one of the greatest wheat producing areas in the world. There can be no doubt of the demand if the products can bo transported to the cousu..uer on a favorable basis. In addition to tho rail and water routes:via Canada to the Atiantic seaboard there have been tlie Hudson Bay lineand the Panama canal4 der arrest, charged with "being the man J demonstrates that he is an effective j to consider as relieving factors but it; wfl� (lealt the near-death ; blow toj producer this will be taken into con-' have been granted exemption on the ground ihat thev were - agricultural] took .-narg-: the city owed $11,000 on ! producers must demonstrate this fact; debenture.-:. } by putting in a good crop this spring, j ~~ ! If this is nor. done it is proposed to I Forrner-Cuuuctllor Arthur J.omas. u j cancel exemptions. On the other-hand; prominent real estate man of Jubilee,) a is  stated, that where a man has; a suburb of Vancouver, was placed uii--been given temporary exemption and! remained for the removal of the tariff.) Howard Bennett, manager",of Dow-barrier to establish free trading relat- \ Fraser Trust Company's ".bank's branch ions to the South. i in-November last, when $3,600 was ob- A study of the Great Northern sys- � talniitl in a sensational robbery. Alan- j tern reveals that that transportation I a-cr Bennett, since the dato of the as-} , genius, James J. Mill, foresaw the time-i sailit� �as Deen in a.hospital. The ac-] . when Canadian wheat would move . cused nuin iiaB lived for many years) south to his road. He built lines to,1" tne. suburb, and has a wife and meet it; built them to the Canadian.!family, border. And now comes definite in-i Bideration if-he applies to have his1 exemption period extended. dlcatlon that lt only requires a contin-1 J-r: ^'ogress du Sa�uonay says that BOLSHEVIK (Si. Thomas Times) How is Holshevik pronounced, amy what does It mean? What are Meu-sheviki, Maximalist and Minimalists?! i-INTERESTED. Tljo word is pronounced, moat; generally, boialmveek, with  the ac-) cent on the last syllable. The plural' is bolsheviki. It is a Russian word, t fl a vr>ry happy family is that of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Pearson of Laterriei'o, coum y of f'hlcoutimi. "This bravo family, indeed, has seen its fifth gun-fmeaning "majority," "the most." "Mn eratlou by the children of tho eldest j present d;iy Hussian politics the Bol-  son. air. Pearson has completed \iU i sheriki arc the most extreme, radiv, cal members of the- Social Demo- i i QUEBEC ACCEPTS' THE LAW it 1j pleasing to learn Uation of the free wheat policy to insure the opening of now avenues of transportation through which the >vheat from the prairies may flow when present facilities are congested. May we now observe that "whil, the ,mh ypar aml hIa K00(1 NvIfe is 87 year�r lamp holds out to burn the vilest :-m- ' rA ag�;. Th.- family of Mr. and Mrrf.tcrais. It in the antithesis of the Men-ner may return." : Th children i moderate of 'he Hocial Democrats. What new form of taxation do you , auri Krund-cbildren, demonstrating desire? Name your medicine and ; cUvtrly enough the fecundity of th^. Mayor Hardie will decide whether it i face (French-Canadian), apd. siiould ^is the best thing for your tax paving i Mr- il"f] :,lrs- J:>