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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUIt THE LETHKRIDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, letbbnboe Iberalb HlDcrta DAJLY WEtKLY. l Daily, delivered: per Diily, by per year.... 3.0 1.0 TELEPHONES: .Business Office) Euitorial Office 'W. A. Buchanan John Torrance anaBIng Director Business Mucsge: WAR SITUATION TODAY TliD whole situation Is ready to '.Undergo n coiwpleta-.changa. with the ireported arrival of largo ponlona oi j Kitchener's army on the -con Hence tlip. singular dearth-of Jnews from the from. All offensive -La the pan of the Allies in France 'nod -Belgium are apparently in aibc ince, In iraiting for the great dri Ijpf the enemy from his foothold there, j which is due to start immediately preparation is made. enemy, meanwhile, has appro- 'bended the situation facing him in jiho western battlefield, and is giving ' his energy- and attention to driv- }ing the Russians across the that he may concentrate in France lend Belgium. The Cermaa toto-kade continues in (daily toll being taken by the enemy's i feiibniarines of small craft. According jfco estimation he has lost three finances in the attempt. What bis 'i pumher of underwater craft is lias 'pever been determined, but it "is jfceckoned 10 he about forty-six. PERFECTION -Mothers are glad to see the children enjoy Cowan's Perfection Cocoa, because they know it is so good for them. Pure Cocoa is rich in food value aud is so easily digested. in Canada." Ouarfcr-poond Half-pound one-pound ims People's Forum Meanwhile Britain appears- to foe jreliictont in putting into effect the j Drastic retaliatory measure of declar- ling all foodstuffs to Germany con-. traband. This for humane reasons, only Those who are not steeped i in German tultur can appreciate. But {there must come a time when -all teel Company of Pittsbur- today re- fuged Trap contract to manufacture three-inch shells for tiie Brftisii government. "The. reason is said to that steel in Montreal tried to make a profit on' the con- -Th'e' Canbon Steel Coiapany had tentatively agreed to lake the contract at this, price, when it ascertained that the Canadian con tractor wat to get 56 esrh for the attempt to 'scalp" 'angered the people and they withdrew from the transac- abandoned, should reason, not pre- of humanity will have-to Somo UUpieaaant of the methods of. certain Canadian mnn- jind supply bmsrere is threatened.: of this particular beneficiary of th0 British government probably have succeeded1 but for-President-Chartea licKnlgat, of the Carbon Steel Company. He re- yall on; the .enemy. '.jnbaed to carry on a warfare in keep- with the code of'the jungle, ai- (though in saying this TTQ are poasibiy some ol ita daciizens. SALVING THE WOUNDS "Here Is some'salve'for the school turned few days and .while in London gut some j board wounda: vyTbe recent trying experience here proddey! iipjthe banters of other :i school' and more than one jT-Js Moose 'Jaw bonrfl for'instance has an .over- of or thereabouts, while i'the city.oTres the sum of "re- by school taies in arrears of Commerce has not yet it will carry the (board's account, first; of all iist of this 'year's "estimated expenditures lie aub- O.witted showing sayings from last is true ot other Almost any western daily one ..jpicks up tells of school boards strug; Rifling tO'ecoQomize. Everybody's [jt, and claim ..fthe credit for starting tie economy contract He d P 'ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSV The safe iu the.Citizens' State Banl-i UNFAIR TO "THOSE WHO HAVE JPAID THEIR TAXES Editor, Honhl: in your issue of Hie 23rd, I note llittt the oily forlng ft rebate pi 10 per cent, oh buck taxes of 1913'and 191-1. Now Would IMs not seem to 60 establishing a bnd precedent, as well ay 'bolug those who paid their prior tc November 1? This year, unless tuxes "-vsrc ssld 21, t2i2 rebels was ouly E per cent., ex- 011 Now. does- the city propoBB to extrn D per cout, of a refund.'to HlioRo'who.imld between 31 and October 31. It is rather unfair to those -who so paid I should Imagine, wouljl ha a good iiercentnse of the taxpayei's) if ".Ills is uui auiio. As f io established, -nre not' yeopln o say, "I will be lu no hurrj1 to pa the city win be hard, up, aud ma ur 10 per cent., or c'von'25 per ceul ator on." 11 IB puttlug a paim'ity 01 lie person who tries to liay.ns lie goes iitiii besides being uuiuir and unhus ntsslfke, I think It In probflbiy illegal, as tlie delinquent taxpnyer Is getting a better rate than the ono vho pali between the above-mentioned tlates. Now. us to the proposed method o financing the'BchoblB. simply a case of taking money from one pock et to put'it in-the from and is in no way economizing, it'woult probably-have been a good idea (ahi jn this matter the writer has .talked 'with a good many bjiisiness agree with him) to- have allowed the schools to close, and so bring things to a in" re-openliig them there would havo been d real chance to try Home' .real economy. There are still'a fevr glaring instances where n saving could be affected with out lessening the. efficiency of the schools. A notable one Is the secre- tary of the board. While uo ibe value of the present Incum- uent, I recall that it is not so long ago that there not a epecJnl nan tor this job at SI2QQ per but the work was does by Mr. "Bow- man, I belJev.e .in, addition other duties, at a much and I Efure there are dozens oE-good 5O. BAD Eight days of Germany's piratical ifciaval warfare sent 10 ships to the Bottom by ineana of 'torpedoes One !jp.-aa Norwegian, one French eight British, Two other 'British rboata vrere' but reached port in saiety that in the meantuqe British soldiers been ..Banded in France safely every day, (and that there of snch f little, .steamers as sunk still flying' their naturally sus- .jiiecjts -that the new menace .fTeally amounts to a combination ot "bragXJbhistsr' New Vorfc; Herald" describes _ttie German easured .by; any stanaarls, even rmaji. standards, -the -declaration oE the .anDouncement of a i Wofe'kadlTthat-- fails to -sai jsfy any con- containment and the insufficient over, areas too- extend-' .to beilcontrolled, pin all new n a aajl'alr-ptiblufr, brag again wires told 'us actuated by Thiiilianlty, had refused ;a AJlle's Here's another PHlstvTg firm i has refused a monster order for shells a. Canadian contractor ,-was out ,to make, oh Th0' New York Times, prinlg- toe' dia If-it is a serlou'i refleclion op the loyalty of of our ultra-loyal mnnufflclurers; ORDER. :fl'' Concirrt Object to Praflt. L'''K.-r31ie .Cirbpii In on "Wednesday and was informed of the contract his concern Empire thai 13 flghtine his battles. at Ind., was blown up Elce men who wguld.-be glad to. do the bv robbers and taken. work, und do it well, for 5100 or ?500 1 per year.' Now, Mr. Editor. I have no" axe io grind, but as one 'whose every dollar Is in .Lath bridge, -nd directly and indirectly pays at least -a year in taxes, I would like to see more economy .and less talked. There is no good Kicking about', pas1 extravagances: we have sci.'inuch. in tcrest to pay on :bur Indebtedness which we can't 'get Ero'm, ond'i is on current expanses we .to save, end we cfifinot expect conditions to change much forHhe four or five years, ae far. as tn'wn: property concerned. It not for Rev. R. Ni Ourd, ior thirty years Anglican missionary in northern Bri- tish Columbia p is dead at .Metlakatla. Calgary board ot trade, wants 500 .Irom that-city to tide them over ;he financial A. E. iaw'yer, formerly ap. alderman of Vancouver, is dead. 44. He was a -native oi Hamilton Out. Transcona, Man.; is applying to too legislature for pp'yrer" to bonus thi Judson Bay, Peace River and Pacifii Railway Co; aad other industries. H. Rosser, .chief of ,pqltce at Brooklands, a suburb ol. Winnipeg, las applied for the position o! chief olice at Edmonton. Three privates of the 36th "infantry -being 'recruited Ottawa EVERYTHING m the HOUSE ON SALE DRASTIC ACTION NECESSARY i A ND ALL JEWELRY, DIAMONDS are reduced 'in prices tliat in many cases are less than HALF COST- It's up to me to turn l-3rd of my Seock into cash, and I am prepared to take big losses to do it. T, J J i uuuiaiiuil IJClUg ICKLUILCU -111- arOmce_had agreed .to -TC rcnfoved to the "isolation hospital sudermg Irom Diphtheria. H. rprmer secretary oE he Calgary hoard of trade, "pre- sented with, a .community hoi of sil- ver, as a to ten _of..appreciatioa for- Lis serriccs rendered the hqarfl. The gross earnings of the Winnipeg street railway first elerer: months of-1914 001, as compared with in 1013, a gain of One o[ Sir Thomas. .Lipton's hosts was killed while Sir Thomas to dinner-at, pis. hp.t el, by a to the German sliell .during 'ment of BelgradeTecently.: Figures complied, by the Dutch pos- tal authorities show that'since the beginning of-" this- -war 864 .'German, newspapers .have; suspended publica- tion. Brantiqrd :has sold five per-; debentures at ac- (rued .interest. :The in November last brought1 out a bid. oE onlr 32. '_-...-' Mooss Jaw schodl-board is asking lot .this city still owes the from last year, representing unpaid -school .tar- s. '._.. Mayor Henry, of Edinoptqn', fs an- xious that all ratepayers should de-, vote sonic thought fo 'the bylaw for Jor taking Viking gas well froip Indus-1 trial voted m a week 'from neit Slonddy. Right, riey. Dr.. Roper, lishop: ol. (Jolumtiia unanimously .'at Ot- ati-a recently; A'fc.-the annual" meeting'.of he Cana- dian.. Nationar association anyone to have his salary perty is not new of what it was, andgT we waut'to'hqJd our. town together and, escape default ing. oq our bonds, p bBdrfick'-' oi'J eineril school board there' are a .of whoae 'wages would Staiiid' a; consider- able cut. I refer to partments, extra sneak, whose salaries areraround I1500, .who, in 61. the fact that ho city ia employing" much fewer tnen. consequently reducing their, responsi- bilities, cofjld reasonably _ be' "cut much lower. In view that aborers only receive .around per and are and also cohsJderinV iio'n- eynry person, business .professional man anil laborers, has seeu'his income cut in two, 1 consider.5J5 to ?85 per month fair wages for the said depart- WATCH SATURDAY'S SHOW MNDOWS For the Opening Day of the RIf IPttfE RV Dili Remember, I; aim -jj'pt going out of business, and my guarantee protects'you R.A. Balmoral Block JElEtER Established 1898 mize, and if it-becomes necessary for he bondholders to apply to court and iave :a-receiver appointed, us I be- lent heads and moreover know that licye can be done, there .would be a he jobs could be- filjed hosp figures economy..forced still more painful, bjut If we show 'a'dispo- sition to cut out all unnecessary ex pense ire banks much, more It is TALAAT BEY Most' Important man in Turkey to- day ard four pprifolios in- clufliiig minister JoE .war, who" recently Elated .did not make war by reason solicita- j l held in presented Jos. OH- ve.'r, ;who stated -that .in spite" bl tlic. had been able to. hand: over The vn; ib and' the .expenditure 'er- 'CANASfs' GREATEST SEED HOUSE' SEEDS THE REST BY EVERY' TFST FOR SALE BY "RELIABLE MERCHANTS EVERYWHERE THROUGHOUT CANADA. (his will cause quite A howl In spofeen to o.uj. shrewd ready, to with us est business.mca on 'uier-aubieet unfair to blaine the banhs for refusing for-business''reasons'.which are to advance more mor.ey fuse'to meet tneir.'lfieaa In' regard ia their .view also; .Tb.e cutting our expenses to the lowest pos banks tell us we must-further There Js too much of a 'tendency go ahead on the eame scale 'as'.we'-have--bBen doing, as -lone as -we can rind a " do it Now. It :is not-.a quea'tlon of whether we like to oh: thaf Ifif. not. .nice to havb but 'when It-bec'omeB a question oC so do- ing ongoing out of business, WQ should the people we owe every bit of expense we business, man in dnrh knows that all these cute 1 have mentioned are possible, and under, existing conditions are There are numerous 'other ;placeB- where savings could be effected., but 'I, am, afraid 1 have al- ready probably encroached too much on gpace Is a fine quality but when 1 leids us to keep gbltiV In an unncccssJirlly extravagant manner, trusting to the future to bring things out right, it Is more. than fool- H criminal. ,At the. .present there Is no reason to believe that ariyvgreater percentujgc o( tnxes will be paid in 1915 than In 1014; therefore, I don't see. 'why we should blame the banks for' net wishing to lend us oureelves don't know bow "we ,wljl be able to pay It; and It Is tr Have yoljr Roofs put In proper Ishape beforeT SDriu< Ralu DEEGAN A SONS [Tlia Largest Hoofing '..Concern [Alberta und Best .in- tbJa cltj IsliorUy at work already for. All Hie partleB Interested Till please, address: {Box 306 City, or with Head .Office, 416 4th_ Street East, Calgary, i fooliah lo imagine .-we can force them Quit discounting the'future, and lowji to the atqrn fftot that yie are up Dgahis n. hard proposilon and neet it like business men not llko children ninnlnff td ihe_, banXfl and ;he saving Ytfn have to. help us )mu ]jod our time md to business Youra iBpecttully, J W KEAN THE MAKERS Of "IT'ft A LONO WAY TO Mr. Hurry 'Williams, pftrt composer and. author; Mr. Bert Fcldmin, the lublleher and Mr. Jaxilt Judge, part composer and author (left Th6 unlvenal among at. the. front! 13 the work of the two men prevlpualy mentioned IE 10 Blatrd that nearly five million copies of the aoot1 bfeto Oreal Britain, tho United StaLeg and 2O Years' Reputation Back of BLUE That means high quality all j tinir and explains ulij the keeps on increasing. YO.IJ toy It: Send thli Advertliemint with n Wlnnlptj, tof the Blue Rltabcn Cook lor Wutirn Wrlti rti 1 ;