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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta _11___::_:_r^ _ ' i-^ftii^ ^^^^^^ �,''V'r. TAX IS THE ONLY Ml^iilg ib( l^aicT and Uglit liateft Would Not Product ithe Results Oiic�t again til* city council apenta Kteird iiesslon this mortijnf wlioni com �Ideifiillon ot'uew SVSiys and mftsirtBrcit Mlflltog; city revenue by new tdrtni* ut taxitloii � oanfe a|i tor tHacuBBipu,^^ income tax ou evmylioay, mule and (o-nmfe i>Vor 21 years ot ago, or the Increase of tbe' electric light and water i-atos HO as;to produce about $50,000 addUfonal revenue Ip the aim ot the mayor tor the purpose of lightenlnK tliejtiQr^on oirihosc now paying laxc^ lt w.0UI5I be ini{)088ible to' railso them, enough to' miike 'iSfCbd^i profit to ^lio turned over to-general revenue. . ! CanH .Rajie.Liaht Rates ' ; 'Commliisioner Freeman statb^ tliat-'tt is impraetlcable to raise tlie light rxies to make an extra $20,000 profit; Coni-liotltlou with ga;) must, bf? cop5ldere An Increase-to .'15 cents an hour was granted to tlio outside men ot the waterworks department, dj^ting from Feb. PAGE i^m 4i- : : > � � ; � > '> ^ * * � c �  Mrs. 15. It. Malcolm i.s In l.cihbrldge visiting-liol- aunt, Mrn. llooney.-Calgary News-Tfilcgrani.,  t  ' Mrs. Hugh Poniiaii and -MIsb Tel Vrooman, iato of l^etlibrldgc, are doing V.A.D. work In -llio Qnoon's.Canadian Military Hospital, lloachborougli Park, I-'VjlkHtone, Kiiglund. ' a, � s Mr. Bert Buclianan, 01' the Wocid-Vallance compatiy, Is In town lor the week. � Mr.' Frank Colpman Is confined the house with a severe cold. to The city solicitor was .instructed 10 apply to' the .legislature for the right to.llcena'e. se^irch and cancel llcobse.s -'of-taxi dnivej'b pjylng tijeir-trade with-,ln tUe_,clty.i,. , , .' 1 It was also decided to classify'tjie l^tols for the .Imposition Of the proposed .Ucens^ foq'agrfaed upon .'by tho botclkeepers' at'V meeting with the city co\mcil- some lime ago. iPElLEW M CAUSE OF CHRONIC COUGtiS A CoMUhitional Remsdy That We GuaruiUe ' ItifraiiKtr H;:~-C^'-'For ynim 1 �ufftrcd :witli �'chronic eougb, ao I covM' not sImp nifhta and continued to loit ilMh. Uy 4r&K(iat aalnd mof' to try ViaoL It, cutmI nr. coo^ i;, can. aU^p..iiichta^a�l .lu(V� i&aod) twalve vawidi.- Vinel ia. tiie beat tonic and ftiato. builder I have ever taMjm."^W. U..Ran, La�raa�a. N. c; Vfe: >gttanuitea; VinoV. for chronic cetMCha, Cfilda andi broncUtia. Not a | Ktent'medicine'. Formula on every ttle. Your money bacit if it faili. Winnipeg, Feb. 18.-Organized labor of Manitoba today" submitted to the: l>rovlnclal government a draft of the le.Hlslali^vn providing wages for female labor, whicb labor wants placed on the statute books .6t'''l'ho -province this sosslou. , The bin provides a. minimum wages .otv$,X0 weekly, for all women ot 17 ypors aniover; $7 for girls pt 14; $8 �for girls ag;ed,15aiid'^$9>��* '^ ? > : GENERAL ITEMS : .;, .:. .;. .;. � � ? ? V : * ? : 4 >�:> � ' illesuUs ot ladles', curling on Saturday: Mrs. Ferguson won from Miss Buchanan; Miss Bawden from Miss Proctor, and Mrs. Aird from Mrs. Marshall.    - ,>,> : � > > � �. * O''* ? CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES ? *  ^  '> Ijirfh-^. Calgary, per heilibrliiKo, ESI HERE, IS CM UV ' 11 0' '22.7 per 1,000. .Mftdlr.lnc .iiiit SiJ.t n'er L.II U I UU IJLUI case's coming into (he elly fro))i out-, i side. ---^----I i Till' following figiire.s for tli�� .  I i 1- ri,i ' ii"''. ISlfi and iiilt! are taken from Lcthbndi^C Rate I'or l hrtt;, m,. government rotums, -ami include. YearH Higher Than Anv i'-"^es comiug inio (ho city: . ,  ' Infant ntnrtallly, 1�J.4. ;m per 1,000 ^ Othei' CUy in Frov. hirUis; litis, m.;); laifi. 121.;!; tho --- ; Remember tho "dose"'niother Inslat^d on-castor oil, calomel, cutbartlQii, you hated them, bow you tought against taking them, . With our .children H'.s diftQi'eJit.-Mothers wliQ pUug to tho. lf ou each bottle. Beware or'oo|unie^ (oitB 80\d here. Bee that it la uade'by "Oallfornla Fig Syrup. Company,'? Ite' 'luae an}' other ktna with contemj^t,-^' ' WEDDINGG8 .'tl �,� BRYAN-McMUNN ' �On Thursday, Fob, 14th at-the Baptist, parsonage the Rev. Olvarlo.s Baker linlted in marriage .Mr. Samuel Bryan and Miss Annie/-McMunn, both of Barons. * w * > � � : : : : : ? : : ? >'. >� > > * * * Probably no questiou has been more frequently asked In the past few months than "Who wrote 'Christine'." 1^ has been a very live dl3cuRsiou whor-ttver. books are talked about. '-Plrsl of all, is it genuine? Is tho book a collection of real letters written by a real girl In Berlin studying music at the outbreak of the war, or 1� it thn clover'creatlci of a novelist? And, a'galH, Is Alice Cholmond?ley a.iiom do. :i>lume biding some dlBtirtguJslied llter-ar.v light; or ^fs it thi^ name ot a be^ reaved mother as stated in'tlifl^ foreword? , .' -As to-.the authenticity: ot'"Chrlstlne,", tho? publishers lind ttff^m^elves unable ibinakeapos tive statement,.uwing to ihe/,vun�8ual cbndltloirtot publication, ^om'^'tiuie along In the: aumnier,of: 1017 the/inanuscript of "Christine" was'of-Wr5ft to The MacmiUan 06mpanyby a lawyer W'fsontlng theiauthor.'lt was :r�adv'and accepted for publication.' Ac-dprding to tbe agreemenv:fliat was'en-tou'edilpto, all arrapgoin�uts for'tho ItookJs IsBUO were t(V,l>B made through thoJjlawyer; tho Dubllshera were to bave no communications with tho. author.^ whoso Identity was be dla-clod^d to them. Through all the.weeks during which the bopk;wa8>being manufactured this lawyer retaln9d a profOBSional sUenccan^Uie has ro'taln-od it to this day. The:pnbUshor� avo UB much in tho dark about the real Alloa Chplniondeley asvls the lea.'it In-' formed reader of tholotters whlciv ahu h�8 edited, ' ' f ' -'.The. auUiorsliip ot "ChrlBtloe'-'.. Uaa been nttributod to many " prominent' writers by readers whp.havo not beoiv Willing t(? accept Alice ,C|ioniondeley, as th^ author Most popular, perhaps,, gfc jH o( the suggoBl,ioi>s,l}nB,b6e^) the^glnd ��litiag - the autbii;)r..�i;j;je;iUaj?ath'^nd n�r'a*rmau (larden," with tbb bogk, 'i'iUa' Is, as is coinniouly itnowu, Lady Huiseli. formerly iho Countess von Araim- The poj^ular theory tbat writer, who in-llie past h.-ia drawn nu-varnlsbed, portraits ot iho I'russian male, la riisponsible lor "(.'hrlrftlnn''has boon demolished, however, by her reported'-denial of the authorslilp of the l)ook, it Is staled on good authority that she has written to lier present publisher, thn Doublcday-Page Company, of New York, emphatically stating tlia,t the work Is none of hers, and addlngUhat she is much vexed that it has .bean laid'at her door. TlUs denial Is-calculated"to revive- a very Interest-^ ing discussion In all it.s first intensity, i Similar;denlals liave come from other i authofB wbdse'nanie.s have from tlinu I""to time, been -siigge-sled. .so that for tho present thero would sesra to bo nolli-ing else to do but to accept "Chrls-tlno," OS tht? true, account of the actual experiences) of an" Kngllsh girl in Ger-luanj!^ Ill the month preceding .-August, 1914. r suppose many in Ijelhbridge have read that wohdertul book, "Christine." It consists of a- Series' of letters writ-Iteh-by a-'young Kliglish girl'to lior faiotfipr, : .- '.Slit; was sthdying niu^i't-'.Hi,Berlin at the ioutbreak of the war. FuUof am-i bltion and 'a belief In' ih'e gbbdness. of hurfiSn nalure--(eVc'ii �G'ernian human nature). How liev life was shattered, iter'hopes'atld'loVe dashed lo earth. All'is portrayed in the letters to tho I mothot' lu Englgn'd. 'riiero is such a ' si)irlt ot truth In them that we must believe them genuine. . In the lnti:oductlo,n the mother says: , "My daughter Christine, .who 'wrote | tliose letters died at a hospital in Stuttgart on the morning of August-8, 191'1, of acute double pneumonia-liia'ire-kept lior letl.ei^s private. for' nearly three years becau'se 'apart from the love li'i them that'.made;lhem sacred- thln'gsi'}: in days 'when we eaph .still- lio.arded,| wliaf we had of good, tliey-.'ieemBd to nve who, did not know. ibe..Gei!jnans and tliQUght of tliem as;, niost Ji^bple In' Erigland for^a ibnfe; while �thought,' w-lthont'-any birteniess' arl'd �With- a great inclination lo explain away and excuse. Now a.s the year.i have passed,and,each has been more full of actions on Germany's, part, difficult to explain Grtcripe.ln oile way and-lmpoa-sible to excuse, I fepl that those letters giving a picture of the state .)f mind of the Gernian public immediately before the war and written by someone who went there eiithnslastlc-ally ready to like everything and-everybody, May -hav^e a certain.-value -bi helpliig to ptltitogether a amall cbi-nnr: of ji great picture of Germany.-whleb it may he nec'essary tor Ufeep clear-and .naked'b'eforeua, if the futu.FeybtUhe world la to:he saved/ ' '. i'-.-' ^ I am publlsbine the letters as-thdy came to me lea-ying out'nothing..We, no longer In these days belong td'sitlnll circles to limited little groups, we llvd In a great relationship. We share,our griefs.and anything ther6 Is of llfo'nnd happiness, any smallest:expression'of It, should bo shared too.; This la why I ant'leaving > out notiiing in-the - letters-.. ' � ' . . � ' ' .- .' � -The-,war killed^. Christine-Just lis surely'as If Bbo had','bee'n a- soldier In the trencheij,- I will not write of her great gift-^wblcli was extraordinary: That;'too,-has'been lost to the world,' broken and thrown away by the war. 1 never saw her again I had a telegram saying aho was dead. I t^lod to go to Stuttgorf, but was turned back, at the 'frontier.^ The two last letters, the ones tromllalls and Wurzburg reached me after I knew she was dead. . ISgd.) Alice Cholmondeloy. T^ondon, .May; 1&17. DO YOU WORK INDOORS 1 hen yoii need a winter tonic to '�i*p 4 J/ yoar blocfti-sirehgtK and �ervb.�aic�:. For nearly-fifty years phy*icior�.'ii have prescnbed'^'^i- EMULSION^ be.?.�; it is a true food and an active tonic, easily digested-and free from opiates. If you are>Tun-down, if night finds you tired and Toronto, Feb. IR.-Toronto wolroined homo last iilfiht the largest contIng-j sleep is not refreshing, by all ont of returned soldiers since the war. mpane Sund R�i' , moved the.Cause 'of ) tlii$ Woman's JUneA. r Night, 8.30 Matiifee; 2.30 'TV:- AU Seats Now Selling at Majestic Theatre Box t)ffice Financial Statement OF THE Milk River Mutual Fire losurance Company FOR THE, YEAR ENDING DECEMB ER 318T, lai/. Total Insurance In force i...........'......{...... Total Premium Notes In force-.,................. Total Assessments-, 1B17 at 10% ot Premium Note Assessments Paid.........1..,.......... AssesamentH-Unpaid' i*.,.;.....,..... $2,343,544.00, 71,442.12 6,S10.3;i 4,631.71 2,188.69' MONEYS.RECEIVED " MONEYS-PAID Cash, on hand, Jan. 1 ...,.; .$l.S'12.r8 Directors' fees (1916) ..... lleoelvod from 1916" Aae^s-'  License Worcester, Mass,-"'PlooVrLydia E. Pinkham's Yegtttablo Compound for ' .: ,, .: . yfeaknesa and pain which used to ikeep ine in; bed .fQr.'.tvro days eachi|io;itnV tried niapy'doctors without bsn^fitttiStir IffM reflljrcli^ciiuri 'Lyt^i�'-JJit'Pinkhani'i,r �:yegetabl*;3Cqm;! he Petjherlplrj^ijefel ,0� �Poatug^'ajia Bxpress' .'.^r.vrt',',''13�.6.' 'SuppUea . >.i'.. f .. .-.-'.'.'i^i'iSA' .^.70. Dlrpctor'8 Foes, 1917 ,, .j . 87i3(; . au^cellar.eous -J^xpense ",\,^06.90 Cash on Hand, .... 71',�[53.3r^ . ASSETS cash on-. Hand t' ( A'geuts' LIABILITIES. ^ 'f Sit M 1 f '-h'rivxs wi*' 'r'i �E*fl!�-':,-. ' ,i )'�-.*:� *'lfeu-'..'V:-f Y-:' ?-''��� 'irf.''-'-';S'--M-;�f|pJ�^ .. years .. Residue o� Piomlum Notofe'-r'S .Total <- .SoorotnristrOiWU River on Mon