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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LATHBRIDGtSypi^Y HERAtPr^ \ tictbbri{>flc; Hllwrta DAILY AND WEEKLY , V  -Mrietoni and Publlchara �. flfHK LeTHBRtpOEHERALO PftlNT-?. !( INQ COMPANY, LIMITED ^1 -4�23.6th Streef South, Lethbrida* h> I � .  .W. A. Buch�n�n Prksldent and ManaginB Director  {fehn Torranco - - Business Manager Business Editorial TELEPHONES OMloe .......... Ottice.......... 1S62 1224 .. y Subserlptlen Ratta: Dallr,. delivered, per -week ..... .10 Dally, delivered, per year .....$5.00 Dally, by nialJ,,^per year ......$4.00 Weekly, by man, per year ..... .Weakly, by inall,*per yedr to V.S..t2M Date* of expiry of subscriptions ap-pnar dally on address label. Acceptance ot ipapera tlftet explratkn date Is' ur auUiority to contlnuo tho sub- ..V , . BifrlptTDn. f*HE>rogress OjF THE war . ;Th^ Teutons in view^ ot  the thct ttat BuBsUi^has tipt actually signed a PMCQ-agreement, will coniinite their �liiTaiibn of'Vbrdrtrii' Russia, - it la re foVtedf UBitlt'ftf l^si the capital, Pctrdi srad,-S^ 'Occuple4^^yf C?hii'-ThS're�l purpose ot^he^peacd R-Jth QkraljUBf it'is i^ow said, was .tfwjpon ;a iireac^.laltlie eastern front, as'.wel] as Co'obtaiif-fraah ^od supplies.' - -r'-^- WOUIEN VOTED OPPOSITE Tb Hl/SBAND^ � .:it h^s^been maintained that most WomenV vote' lihe' same Tvay, as their hOsbaadE. That it is'not always the cue, is proven by, an incident at Ham-litDn.'--, The AVomen's Liberal Assocla-tton held a post-mortem on the recent Sections and. called upon. for a speech Mre^H. D. Petrle^sald: "Although my husband voted Union I rToted Liberal, .and J-would do. It gain?' (Applduse,. and a' voicb: '^ou're.the best brick in the house. That's , th^ best speech ^we'te had -Jiind .the dear girl made this state-me'ht in the presence of'herjtiusband, Wbo had previously declared that he voted for Union governiAent. ^And itbe wonder of it all Is that there was noi family quarreL T^e grcatost possible production thte year of mnplo syrup audmaplq sugar is urged. ^ ' Rer. B. Val Tnton of Edmonton, has been Invited to tho Cambridge St. .Mithodist Church, Lindsay, Ont. treal deajjatches lhat.the Military Ser-1 Vlco'_^Act is' bolng ontojceii in t^uohcc t -Avltbioiit any-'of tho trouble predicted ^ for lfe..iln.ttc cltxipi .Alonlrealjho law | Is working amoolhl)-, Jho majniity nf j tlio~"Trtcn drafted aro reporttns Fatls-factorlly and, in tho case- ot ab-sonteesi the wonld-be deserters aro baliig roiintled' up wlthpvit. much dittlpulty. Reports of an equally en-courafitng . (Character are being ro-celvdd � from the various dl-stricts of tho province. Tho Ottawa Journal Press vorj- properly remarks that after a j'am-boureo of overheated rhetoric the solid common sonsff of tho people of Quebep is nssertfug Itself, and (ho oatlook from, now' on is pmiuently satisfactory. Instead of civil war 'and rebellion, as sohie political spellbinders with an eye to polling booths and personal notoriety promlsuJ. there is quiet, nccept-nnco of the'law of the land. That it Is so. Is .good for CrinnO;! a'nd good for Quebec. Had the French-Catjadlan p'eqple permitted i "'iV . , . . . . solf nt h!s home at SarnlRsbj'.^shoot- tng,- after a quarrel with his wife. .. ^ ^ f^^0 a dax. Th|6re are difficulties In thfl; way,, however. It is pointed ont ,y that as regards those who are intern-� conventions- of the Hague trl- hil^al app^yc The government is not afif9B agent to direct that such per-8dj|B,shall Resent here or there, though a^P^at proportion of them have at : TMioui __^tlmes been .allowed toaco ut^ enga|;e Ip industries: of a more ijaantl&l character. �tA proposal to apply compulsion to ,oU^ir 'aliens would, It has heen in-. Cipated hy organized labor, me^t : ' wilili their opposition on the ground thSt It'wp'uld be * the thin e^d of the vMlge �]>plying to theAallen today, |Ni|^pocBl^1y'to the native bom Cana-tomotTQW. Unioni;|m being an latlkmational affair and - many of le people' belonging Nto. such 6r-zatlonSi *^thelj?f forcible drafting id, it .seems certain;^ meet with fopposltlofi of the union. , �QUESTIONS WISDOM OF NEW PRACTICE ..yir. Lloyd-Harris, of Urantford, >s serving at tlie head of tho Canadian �war mission In '-Washington .without-salary. "TIip Ottawa Journal Presp .thinks' he should be'paid a�salar#, as It is IV bivd precedent to establish. .>"The practice'of .permitting men to ;s^rve^ the state .in high - positions without financial r�munerst4bn is bad business pnd woj^se politics," the Journal Press maintains. It is bad business becanse a public servant inda-pendeul of taxpayers' money Is likely tdfbe also independent of taxpayers' criticism; no sound business man that ever lived would tolerate In his office an executive over wh��i he did not; exe�cise �the ^authority derived frfom the payment of an adequate salary. And so it should, be in public life;; public servteiB alidu Id be Tjald hy - the ped.^ pie and completely subject to the people's control.' ,����-;.-"' Rev. J,-B. 8llcox-l8 returning to Win^ nlpeg as pasAr of tho Central Con. grcgational church., � ^ y Sir Joseph John ,,Thomsou, Professor of Physics at Cambridge, has bee� appointed Master of Trinity College, Cambridge;- ,, - v-^ .f ;i  ,� � V / '.v,-t.-,;yJ : �,- . ; �; St. James Cathedral^Toronto is to bo closed,for two w'oeks. Tho short-ago of coal was responsible for tho action talwn. f U Major G. S. 'Robinson, who before enlisting Vas manager of tho Alliance Trust Co., Calgary, has lieou awarded tho Military Cross, Tho Barrle board qfi trade will send a largo deputation tolsrge tho Ontario government to .develop the peat beds df tht'province. . i George Wright, formerly u� Clarka-.bur^ active In horticultural and agricultural "sottelles, died lif^Twecd, In his sevpnty-tourih:yoBr. >/ Couductor Chas;, P. Moore, of Belle'-; vllle, thirty years,of ap:e-'and for -leil years In tho servico of the G.T.K., died Important. Recommendations Mafle To The Alberta , i Govt. Recently , - Calgary, Fob. 1.4.-Tho .workmen's ^l"* '^;:"rr"if.�?;^^"Ll�:�"^' ��o C.AiM.a,Itt 'finglnnd during 1017, OttnwnV.lf'eb. iiPrTl^a V^df^^'ofllio Cunatllan'^Bttri^i nttaJJcajJiUtiVps/ la^tho past yoiV7. and ,-Ui6? gi'ontf .Iniprovo-irtoftta tHilL.liaVdnib\ti'?ffS^'ecrf'ltrihIs branch of ilio. servido rn/b'|et forth In a report fromiSiij'RJIpri.-'Oeaoral Foster, director of, medBjnU'^oiivlnjs to tho ovorsea&.,m-liilHl6r�t*'riiilUtti.., � Rovlowlnjf tho'pfinolpDl ' Items' of coustrucflvo Imitrovemonta. made in very suddenly at Ernc^towu.l' Uev. .George A. Little, pastor of Chalmers" Presbyterian ' "church, of Guelph, expects to. gn overseas soon as.,a chaplain In the Cnuadlan oxpe-dltlonafy forces.- Capt. Keuheeh B. Marlett, df the 4th Canadian Mounted Rltlea, formerly an Oiykvllle tanner, now head of the New England headquarters oi the Britlsh-Cftnadlan recruiting mission, has been promoted to toajol-j -Gi E. B�yfie!d,*,^.D.. of Go'rbin has been appointed medical health ofU.cer Richard gI Barager, who settleU at,,--------, Osier, Sask., 5s years ago Js deadiHe; for that dlstrlcL 'W. G. Morris, M.D., came west from WlnchestBE.,Opt..Hej ot Michel has^receivod a similar ap- Solntm^nt for the :Micliel district, ac-'cording to a recenLlssuo of the British polumbia Gazette. EXE ISTPROOUdE I V. � we aEEN uN'jUftT TO BEAVERBROOK? J^of^ Beaverbrook or our own Sir iMligt^iAltKen,. as ha is b6st knownT Jie^Bj-to be _an abler man than we ^ave'^lmagined. Surely Britain would >. no^Placse him In such reapohslble posl--tiQna'lt-he -were not fully capable of lUllng..them- "A prophet Is without - ftonorjn'his own country" seems to oo aa^fex^ifjisSlpn that' can he very well vv applied to the general attitude ot Ca-inwanp toYgrilB this native son. His ' '|y mpneyfmaking methods were not jiitalilfr but Britain evidently hpn-^ p^htm-tor more than hls'^newiy ac-(ilated wealth. It is beginning to en^t^dthat^he is a very bralnful, Burcoful young man, who .has proV-ibf a dynamo in getting big things ^oung Canadian |o d6,,Now g,�a;^tbjilt hojs to be'given aiosl-ot^KD9^t, reappnsibiUtyv in- don-lOff/kw^il the (ipromotion of.wav purgn ^?ijid at this ( moment whet} ff^ed* the/ser rice of'its ableiit tjl^ould^ot place cottfldehce in $,^l|Hen ijt It did not feel he bad nj|iu|(,knpwn throughout- that- district, dle'd' at..the home of his son, N. R. Gray,-ott.JiOn-don- Collegiate instjltuto, wltiL.whiUBche had been Uvlngj � The supreme court at Reglna decided that H4mllton:AndrewB,wa8 entitled to receive a total of 112,940 from the Canadian- Northern railway ,as compensation fi^r Injurieki^C^lTed in wreck near Sa8katpoh\|bo^l qne year ago. � , ^ ,-'oolfl'an!i I could not alt, 416,pa-1 Bfent the boys to'steal.the ie aor cuaed man has lived for'roa^y-years * " ' ' and b�� a wif0yiand Calgary., Fob. 14.-^J. M: C.arson. reg-ISirarv, under tlvo Military Service-Act, has re'ceivad the "Jiu'festlonhalre'' forms to be Used for the purpose of checking up men who received exemption under the JllUtary. Servico'iAot; . They will, bo aent-'out'at once as cases present thenieelVes'In accordance with the new policy annoiinced by the.government. T^vo distinct forms have been re-colved, one to bo sent to the man who has been.granted exemption, and the other to go'to- the employer' ot the man." The qnestlons are all of a pertinent-character, and. the exempted man' is required to - explain his position explicitly. - Questions for,f�mera--Besides - the ordina-ry - questions defining residence, nationality, etc., a series of other qiiesti^hs must^e 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 tffe following: "Do you do any other work than f work on the fariA?'''; v"" "What aro your speclol � duties, it any/on the farm?" "How mans, 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 qnantity of crops were raised last season?" "How is the uncultivated- land being used?". ,..... ;* , "Give the number and'kind of llve-Btopk?"-r .i-L . ' What" would happen-If ydu-left -the farm?" - . ' Does the man who'workB-the farm own it or rent it?" " The class one man is''also notified as follows: "If the answe/K you give are not-disputed, you)- answers may, without notice to 'you, ber submitted- to a tribunal tor the purposB'Jof having the exemption "granted you considered. You should therefore "State any (other facts .'upfih- which you frSlyt for exemp tionfroni military service." -1>  V Must, Prbduce It was, letirncd tiMkt''farmers,who' have been grfintedexeiloptlon^on' the ground ^hat they were-.^agrleultn'rar-produc^rs must demoiiBirate tliis tact by putting in a good crop this eprlng. If this is npt done it'is proposed to cancel exemptions. On the pther/'hand/ it is'Stated, that whe^e^'a, man-has been given tempornryi exemption and demonstrates that he iis an,-Effective producer this will be taken:into con^ Blderatlon it-iie applies to have his exemption period ,exten4,e4.i',--' it received tho summary from Premier Stewart. Without doubt tjioy are correct. But tlio indications now point to no workmen's compensation act, except that applying to miners. p;s^�^S^SS"S^r ;^po^tnM.rtpri^imwi;;^ ^ gonsaUoS Ke cJ^^dl.d^'S ^^^'^ orgWzpd: or/^re^fetPrganlzod: bo paid tlio widow at tho ro,to of |i� "h'e Work Done' � \ � per month, and $5.00 per month for Ten general hospitals, eight special each child, not oxceorting In the ^hospitalV-O^x cdnvflldsoeint-'-hospItttls, whole, � however, ?2,500. � ' - -^j one''ship'honpltaj, tijrb. labbr'alory un- In tho case ot a workman meotlhg' its. four satlitary- soctlona,' one cehtrnl with on accident which causes po'rmnn- medical Btoro, two, advance medical enl total Inoap.ncily, monthly vay- stores, one regimental depot and traln-menta, hot e.xcooding in the whole $2,-j loB school^, two administrative units- 500, will bo made. - ' \ . *In the case of permanent partial Incapacity, atipulated sums tiro provided, varying according to tho nature of the Incapacity. Ti\o largest amount paid is |i;000 tor the los�rof nn arm. In the co.'ie.of temporary, total,.in-capaclly a flat rate "of ?10 pef'w'eek is pold to any person ovct>' 21 years Of age, and $7.50 for any person under 21 years of age. . ^ Foritompbraryrpartial incapacity nn -amount oqu^l to 55Cper cent ot tho dit-' ferenco between the wngea earned by the person previous to the injury and the wages fi:^rned by him after the in-Jury. . ; , The assessment to bo mode on tho empfoyermay be either a percentage on the payroll' oita lump sum, but in no' case W)ll the sum assessed bo less than 15. � Where i) workman received an Injury ^ which disables him for a period of 14 doys or more, he shall be paid compensation from the day. of the accident, but if he is disabled "for a period of less than 14-days he shall be palfftor and from the fourth'day hftwr the accident, except iyhero the injury is attributable to the wilful and serious misconduct of tho workman, unleas the injury fesiilts'Ih death or serl6u9 di8ab)emeu.t. . .-^ �-. , ' -. ; ...The- government a few. weeks ago published a summary of "the report of the .commission Veforring to some ot the principal features sugge&ted, such as. compulsory state Insurance, to be administered by a state aboard and such like, but declined to ^Ivo the amount of the compensation suggested. , The above figures are copied from the llonetary Times, which-says that D;M area iirancii and^a'd.M.S?.' l�^^ �:'Zr:r^::iX'-t*A:''i ^1 tHdTBporl MO-* Clares, the potsonnci was ehdronglilr sifted tor th^ r6|6ftso-.'of miSh'fit tot gondml Borvlco apd thoir^ rolilttcomont Uy men of lowor'tnedloal,'category. Jfwlf me streiieih.btf'tt Bttttatlon, g.17 man were released to'the combalonl; forces in this prooess. -^ , ? Ottawa, Fob. IBl^Tho mln- later of labor hna rcpelvod word "* > , that the botird of )c6ncUlatlon tJaj Mrwand Mrs, -PearBQWHWv'.tllljJupo 'next they nill oelebrftteKtlVP OVth �p- ill jiJupo ....., J7tn:�p-: alversary ot^their jcRfJ"j|j^ip(}jlv; ^. , j.�pe,ctlvely. least," "the atniille mo'^rato of the ^o T)lie latter are redl tlMi party, i)6lleviii ci^l revolution: -MoS pial)st aro tfiti jVei" xlr.eme and moder . ladies': Costame We are custom tailors 'anil can gilHrantee perfect satisfaction in fit ani|^\\fpr|: manship. / ^ ' , If Yoii Would Like Last Yearns Garme Please remember we are expert st^am and French Pry Gleaners. ;