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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta fAGB FOUR ii mctbHridae, ftlDcrta ' ! OAILV ANO WlBKLV Proprlttera nd Publlthsni THK LCTHBRIOOE HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITE&-S83 6th StrMt South, Lethbrldo* W. A. Buchanan . President nnd Managing Director -John Torrance   Buatntss Manaser ejtjpJinMioh bt the Act. BaiiK hu done likewise. inlu'cbdiiiliation, thb Bank bi Hamilton pbtiits oul that It one la tho mem-bfer Ota partribrBblp, br syndicate, one pays on one'* share 6C the partnership, or .syndicate,; profits (the actual; partnership It not taxed) and is liable to taxation on profits made but not distributed, as well as on what one actually withdrewvdurlntr the year. If In addition to salary, or fixed Income frotn a trus'tee, one has real estate affording a revenue, expenses such as .Interest on mortgage, taxes, insurance, repalrs'mnd possibly reasonable depreciation oti buildings (but not do-preciatlon On the general value) may be deducted from tha gross rovotSie, and on what la left of the income dc-fiubterlptlen RattJ: rived therefroin pay tax. Dally, delivered, per week......10 ,_, . , ,,. ,. Daily, delivered, per year .....15.00 " � ^"^"^ Dally, by mall, per year ......|4.oO productive real estate, the cost of car-Weekly, by mall, per year .....�1.B0 rylng this cjinnol be deducted from the Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S..>a.OO mcome by -ft-ay of salary, but it there Dates of expiry of aubacrlpUons ap- are other sources of income one may, pear dally on address label. Accept- as far as they go, charge tho expense rr** SLt� 'sS'co^'tC^fh^^^? �' unproductive'asset to Business Editorial TELEPHONES Otfioo .......... Office .......... 1252 1234 scrlptlon. ^HE PROGRESS OF THE WAR ^ The Germans are meeting with little Oliposltlon in their advance into Russia, nk could very likely take the capital irlth ease: There la only � small force ttgaged In the invasion. The Bolshe-TlU have isened an order that' the Amy ahall resist the Invasion but it is feeing given little heed. The Aus-traaa in the south are advancing in tOBjonctlon with the Qermans in Nor-tttm Ruaiis. ^ There b little development as yet a tha waatera'war front, and there is ,mo farther Indication as to when the klg clash ia likely to occur. them. It outside salary or regular income a person invests, say. in bonds or slocks, profit on tho capital invested is not taxable, nor loss deductible troai income,-but Interests or dividends (un. less in the latter esse the company da daring them has paid tax under the Act, or in the former case they bo Oomin ion bonds Issued free of tax) received therefrom are taxable. As In the case of the business profits tax, many queries will arise'but the act should be working smoothly In the near future In the mbantime, enough is iniown of Itajprnvisioni for the public to prepare to,complete their forms, as soon as ris-ceived-and return them promptly to tlie autho.rlties. I BRITAIN'^ RECORD i It A OOOD ONE It is gratifying to read the sUte ment of Bonar Law that the total stocks of wheat in xtritain at the en^ o( pecenjber exceeded thbse'at the end of December, 1916, by 8.400,000 bushels at sixty po'unds to the bushel The Toronto Globe thinks that the �RTTINO A LINE ON tHI PEOPLE'S BUaiNES* ~ j Voder tha new compulsory regis-tratloar now to be made la Canada everr person, male or female, over six-iean years of age, will have ,to take out "registration ceVtificayje, give details of occnpation, physical fitness, adap:-ability to. or experience In agricultural figures given are Just enough to create production, and other data enabling a demand for more information, and do the govemmeht to know fully the labor not give ground'for optimism, while rtsoureea of the country, how these re- the total 'amount of wheat on hand is sources are absorbed by industir at 'bot known. That there is an increaso present, and what readjustment of over'the previous year is excellent supply and depiand is feasible. Once news, however-the mora pleasing bathe informaUoA Is obtained,) and each cause otthe aisnrance that Britain!s person is classified, the next step will own food production is.Ibcreasing. It be .to evolve practical methods oH in- comas^wlt^l another very encouraging ' dnctngor compelling each person to^ statement, namely.i'thiilt^^Mr. Hoover- take up, his or, her proper share otthe national task. ihetJniCed states Food'.'Cbntfoiler, was much below tha mark in his elUmat . The Brotherhood ot .\merlcan Locomotive ISnglneers has been asked to furnish 50 men for service on U.S. "tanks." A fifty million dollar housing bill to provide, a:ccommodatlon for shipyard workers, has been passed by U. S. congress. Ii amend tha land settlement act/and* It bow : appears that there are some possible lor the wife of a thousands .of tons above even the ^der ;the present act she canbot do condition irf given.by Sir WlUiam fib. VAnd that; men who enlisted vol- GoQde, who is In the United States^for untarily be granted land before con- tire British government, to'the sfclen �n"*ftr.Vo";ro'?e'�4rhr^ did conservation campaign Of the Am-atead; s erican people. The/congestion on Ua- Aiao that, the government bold "the ited States railroads, due to the severe fffP*i^'?^�iP?" ""1� r''?*"*'weather and other causes, and the tt^^t^&SlST'''^'*-*^^^"^ consequent holding up of Bkipplhf. has JTieiaViwau coBhiined in a re.o- F'*""^ t^" ^"�V'J''!^*^ latloalPMMd-br the loaal Nait otKla "upply to Britain and irt atonM ha irintail. WP,Pln� ,1� beginning to move ..... -- - .. i '- ;. .  there still remains the problem of get- Thi'^wool output ot the' United States is sufficient only to provide one suit per inhabitant' every four years, according to tho Ohio Retail Clothiers', Association. The Salvation. Army is prbtestInK against the decision 6t the. New York draft board ot appgpis not to exempt tbeir officers as ministers ot religion. ' ' The women .elevator girls at the Martha Washingtont New York's hotel for women, have been fined for recklessness In operating cars and undue familiarity with' guests, f Appraisers are busy estimating the value of munitions ordered and paid for by the ox-Imperlal Russian government and stored at an Atlantic port. Their value is thought to be in excess of $200,000,000. Bread prices-have again been increased in. Chicago from 9 to 10 and 13 to 15 cents, the bakers claiming that wheat flour substitutes are Just as .costly and hard to obtain as wheat itself. Donald Glenn ot the Royal Plying corps, has been accidentally killed In England,' according to a message received in Regina. Donald Glenn was under 18 years o� age. The Vancouver Sun mentions R. S. Lennie, of Vancouver, formerly ot No! son, as a probable new Conservative leader In B.C. War Saving Stamps to a total bf .$30,000,000 have already been sold across the border, and the daily, sales average is climbing steadily toward the 15.000,000 mark. Pennsylvania hpsiery makers have decided to place freak stockings un dor a ban for a obuple ot yeare. Fancy weaves are to be eliminated and products standardized. Two I.W.W. members, a miner and John H. Metxen, a Chicago lawyer, were tarred and feathered for dis loyal utterances- at Staunton, HI. On receipt ot the .'.news the supren^e court of Illinois disbarred Metzen. Marshall Field, ot Chicago, now captain in the 127th Infantry, has entered suit to .c^ompel the distribu tlon ot $5,000,000 coming to his sis ter and himself,, from his brother' estate. ' ' '\ . WlHiam Ramsey,,formerly city on gineer at Fernie; 'but for the ' past year assistant road superintendent in that district, has been promoted to dis tmct engineer for- West Kootonay by the B.C. government. (CONTIVUBP' MOM FlIOWT PaOB) Poaksayfi that there is phly bne dlvls-ion ot cavalry and one division ofj infantry. Can R that, the German govern ment is pttttin;;. off jits reply and evl dently is retusing ppaoe and Is carrying out the wishes of tho capitalists of all countrle^;!'V RAILWAY HEAIiSME BOARD IRADEmEGAlIS Discuss Freight Classification And 1[*he llea^ler Loading �''V *. Reftmhii and Tk9 Deiightful Tonic Calgary, Fobi 21.-A conference between representatives bf tho three Canadian railways and boards of trade of tho four,western provinces was held here yesterday tb ditiousa the proposed freight classification No. 17. The railways aUb desired the cooperation of thb bbard' of trade In formulating rules' looking toward heavier loading of cars, which aro of greater carrying " capacity when the terms ooiiialned In classltt-flcatlon 16 wore forniulated and Id this manner, by the use of teWercara, render additional .equipment mpre promptly available for the trahspoi-.ta-tlon of tho product of the wast that moves in greatest,volume, aubh as grain, coal, forest products and food and supplies for domestic consumption aind export to the allies. ' Substantial progress along the lines indicated was made and thef- Will be further conferences in the nt:. ti;ture, Richard Thomas Brooke, aged ^!>4 years an^ three months, is' dead at thanMitch^ll, Ont. ' WAR VEIERANS MAKE UNSTEADY NERVES ' Ybuftrbiiibled, unsettled mind, your inability to concen* trate, or yoUr fatigue from ordinary work simply shows you that the draiiri ion your strength is greater than your qrstemJs supplying and you need the powerful, nourilhiiig ibrce m te onr JadgoMBt Imgth ot aarvlce iUl'aMHflctBMda'through aarrlca hbid4 b�. tint ootuldaratloaa In al-^tiiig :laad to ^Idtort under th� Und f^tlUB*^ Act, PraferaatUl treat-a^aat .(Bnght aot to fee dasiad. tha long ^rylM oiM aad ttia m�B who have aato jgeaalaa ucrlflcM. Tha Laad.l �atUaBMt CommlialoB haa ^power to ' (It VHoUtloaa (or th^'adml^UtnUon ettlM act aad Itlthould abt have any fewltatlaa aaatlag til* vlawa azpress-taialhla retolaUoa. ' OiniCTORB SHOULQ C VIRY CAREPUL /A recant trust company failure In 'Toroato revealed the fact that one ot tha directors, the speaker otth* bn-: tarlo'legiilaturfr had attondad oaly a : --fe^ diroctbn meetlngB. He raally bad ' takea no liitoroBt la the corapaaT'a af-taira, tbough bit aame ardlrector may haTa.lndueqdLpaopla to placa confld-: ence la the, compaaV. enablo them to crush the enenly. ' Dr. Knight formerly a well known physician of Medicine Hat who so distinguished himself at the front as to win the Military Cross some time ago. has again had his services recognized by being awarded a bar to his Mill-, tary Cross. , A-bylaw providing that children of 16 .years and under must not be on ttje streets at night unles^ under proper guardianship after, the/hOurs of nine o'clock during tho months of November till April and B:30.from May till October was passed at Medicine, Hat. Geo. T. Penwlck, who has been manager, of tlie Moosomin ^branch of the Union bank, for tho past fourteeii mbnthu, has received notico of his transfer to the branch at High River, Alta. H^ will be succeeded by A. Ti Kehward, at present manager of.; the brapcb, at Wapblla. That the, estimaied business of British^ Columbia, including the ships actually contracted 'for, representod during :tho year Just passed, $217,000,000 wa^ the stateme'i^t'of J. A. Cunningham, retiring president of the British Columbia Manufacturers' association, at the annual meeting. A'^Jew York dispatch to the'Montreal Star says:. "Frahk H. Almonds,' formerly associate editor, of :th^ New York Tribune, and'Widblylknowia as a writer on military al^fairsr is going to:London:tul-succeed Col. Replngton as^military critic of the London TiroeSi according to ' authentio informatiou reaching ^Kere;"/^ That babes suffering from diphtheria were Isolated In a structure six feet square that had formerly been a chicken coop.wais averred by a S.P.C.C. official who-Investigated a home for destitute children" in New York. It is reported in Sarnia that Hon. W. J. Hanna, whose retirement as a member of the Ontario "govbrnment Is to becojoje president Of the Imperial Oil Company, whose headquarters are In Sarnia. Mr. Hahna is solicitor for the company, and' has extensive interests in the corporation. The soldier Who thinks enough of the cause to tight tor it and subscribe for: it In good cash, }s worth backing upuntll'theUvt minute. Rev. Father Fltzpatrlck who lectur-od hero this we^k, used to bo a famous football playoCf 'as was also his college mat^ 'UOw.BUhop Fallon, ptvLon-49n.r' Father Fltzpartlck Is one of the gifted pluttprin men of the Roman Ca^hpllo ^p^iurob, Aid of the provincial legislature is tb be so s6ught in obtaining authority] for o sweeping alteration ot trafdo' rules In Halifax. It Is proposed to require all street and sidewalk traffic to keep to the riaiit, the custom throughout ,Nova Scotia having bean always to^keep to.the left when vehicles or pe'destrians met. Jlev. Dr. H. p. Whidden, principal of Brandon college; Rev. J. A. Huntley, ot Calgary, and C.' R. Sayer. secretary of the B.U.W.C. havQ: been appointed to the newly created army and navy board of the Canadian Baptist church. Bonar Law told the British House of Commons that Lord Bdaverbrook was still financially Interested In the London Daily Express.* An order-in-oouncil issued at Rtigiuu names new judicial dlstrlots pf Gravel bourg and Cypress. Qravelbourg will be the center of .the newr dis trict of that name, iwhile'Sbaunavon will temporarily be the centre of the Cypress district. In the my/ districts tho offices of sheriff and clerk of the court will ba combined. Sergt. Tom Collier, who went overseas with the I8(>th as SerKt.-'PaymaS' ter, and was retnmedfrom England on account ot ill-health, ha* been, named as city treasurer of .Chatham, Ont; to succeed R. G. F|emlng, who.has reB)f|n: ed after twenty-nine years of contlnU'" ous service. Prevlouji to enlisting thb new treasurer was .tejlai* lb the Bank of, Montreal ot ChatliBm The General ISIoctric Companyfhas notified the U. .S...navy.; department that it shortly wUl have to 8hu.t'down three of its grdat plaiita engaged on war order3 for the United States and the allies because ot the. shippihg itpard'a action In taking tanfc fnoM Frost Paqm\ sub-commission given power to buy stock, implaments, wire. etc.. should have fifty per cent of the said sub-coni-mlsslon members ot the Great War Veterans In the west^who are desirous of going on the land. "That a medical supervisor should be appointed and on him should rest the responsibility of placing a man on subsistence allowance, if, in his opinion, the sickness was a recurrence of wounds or sickness contracted while on service, the. same \8ubsIstenco and care to be admlnlstorod from the n^II. tary hospitals comiiilssion, and the supervisor to be a returned medical officer. "That tho various Indian reservations which aro so sparsely occupied should be thrown open fr>r the soldier' settlement'scheme; the Indians being doubled up or given land farther north. "That any widow who has lost her husband or sons In the great war shoulij *be . eiven the same privileges. as the soldiers who settle on the land,'] or If they do not desire to go on the land, the bquivalent In value for husband or sons. "That for these men who are disabled and for those not able to take up tho land, the government should give the equivalent in value. "That for those men who wish to go on the land and have not knowledge of farming, they should be taught before discharge it possible by arrangement through the agricultural department, and that all stock, implements, wire, seed, etc., should be purchased by the commission at wholesale rates by contract, after the cotnmlsslon finds out what the settlers desire. That these Commodities should all be free from duty and bonded over at cost, thereby giving a greater purchasing power to the amount loaned. "That the settlement of the soldiers on the land should ba this coming spring, without fail." to si^dily repleiiish the deficiency and avoid a breakdown. 9ooii'B \* all nourishment and so sidlfully emul-'^Miied that it is quickly assimilated without taxing digestion and sets up strength in place pf^weakiness. . Mo HmiHMtui Dmgm or 0$aa^m, fciiu. �Ik>wnc. Toronto. OaL . W-� Chief Of Policei "Cuddy ban inform ed the 'commisslolners that ho has re fused to'grant licop�es�to three of the hotels in Calgary owing to the number of convictions .that, have been registered either against;them or against people living.lu^U.em\ Theithree hotelB are' the King George,'th^ llmpire and the King Bdya'rd, . ' ^ A coniilderable ,4bvfriient of Hoi; landers to the UnltediStateB.isrshown by the tralnloads which are constantly passing through Niagara FtUs across Ontario to Detroit. These'Dutohi tr.avol In style., A day or: two ago 1^ train passed through Niagara Falls with a party of Hollanders .on l^oard, ind the train wns>mado up )iutlrely of Pullmah cars. - Commander Arthur:.AsquHh, son of' the form,or,'premierf ofi/Bugljund, baa been awarded tbe'.medal ^f, tho Dis-tlnguishetl ServicbiOi;der,�fof,*ne third time in three months. Th? Jaat award wail for bravery at,the:troptln.Pecem-ber, when the oommnnder^^ctlii^ as a brigadler-senaral, wfiB ,rather 'severely wounded whlleV. TegoAapltrlng ja- German fiosltldn,..HeH8Pae of pnly seven j.ritlsh afflcera to POSWM theDlstln- .gulubed Sorvico' Orders'with :tw'o bare, the actions ot his adni|alBtr�tioivheh iio was first, aleoted, wh^B \ -he anifonnced he,.4pl'OPffi�i4*''vttHiE Soin.cs, 41 Hess St. N, . Stratford, 0nt,-~"I wa't�^greatly bene-4t�d by taking Dr. Pierce's Favqtite Pre-Mrlptlon; it was bstoro twina cams. I hadjbseome all run-down, wai(, nauseated, very nervous and weak, and suifered with baekaii^e. Was not able tb do apy thing for,three mouths, when I began taking 'Favorite Prescription,^. It ibtfn gave nif rUief and it was not long when I was itrpitg and healthy. ' 'Favorito Prewrip-tlon' was surely a gteal help to me and I am glad to-rccQwiken� Ifud, have the finest instru-meifpr that can be made when you buy the Sonora''l I ^i^i^ryelous tone, beauti-''fpjflppearance and matchless perfection . of! mecHanical features. Hear the Sohdra , ^ \i(eforie you decide on any phoqograph. { .[ \f . prices: , . , _^ ^'. . , . ^'$65,'Slip, $160, $20$, $240, $280,' 0380i ssoo, $1,900. I. MONTAGNES & COMPANY CANADIAN DISTRiaUTOljlS ,. Third Floor, Ryrle llda-i TORONTO ^ �>S(< YOUR DEALER TO SHOW VpU THE SOiNORA. I IF he HASN'T IT, WRITE l^S DIRECT./ ' I "THE BEBfl^lTHOtlTAPCeR ' , .^^; | SERVe IMri; UTHMlOa BRIWING ftMALTINO Ca ILTO. 'h '''' . him ' 607 ;