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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta s PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD IIJKSDAY. FEDnUAriY 26. MMR k 4 tfthbtib^ Detail letbbri&ae, BiDerta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers (THE LETHBRIDGE HERAL'D PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITED �3 6th Street South. Lethbridge W. A. Buchanan ^President and Managing Director #ofcn Torrance - - Busintes Manager Bap ir.es a Editorial TELEPHONES Office Office 1252 1224 Subscription Rates: delivered, per week......10 delivered, per year .....$5,60 by mail, per year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mail, per year .....$1.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..$2.00 Daily. Daily, Daily, ot the leading Insurance centres in Canada ts the little 'town of Waterloo, Ontario, and probably^the greatest iu-eurance centre of the United suites is Hartford, Conn., one ol the comparatively smaller cities of the Republic. It may be that, a central location is the ! reason offered for the change. "Water-| loo is at the westem part of Ontario (and Hartford is at the extreme east of ! the Onited States. ! We^ould call the attention of the ! Farmers' Hail & Fire Co. that thriving j ; insurance (ouipnnies -and oven a trust j i company operate at the Utile village i ot Wawenosa in Manitoba, The sue-I cess of an insurance company depends j 'upon, its management, and its enterprise, and Its assets rather than upon : location. Again a company can do well. upon having the good will and encoiir-| agement of capital in a local comimm-l ity. If the Farmers' Hail and Fire Company leaves Lethbridge sentimental support leaves it entirely. We wou Id u rge th e s h a reh old e r s not to be carried ;u\-ay by rosy stories # HP >*PICKE PA SSIJVG *�* TBB aas* MA* At The Capital (Editorial Correspondence of tne Winnipeg Free Press) WhitlH is to shave a new C.P.U. ata-. Hon Matheson, a well known rest tion. [dent of Banff died at the cooft. John Milton, a well known resident of Kamloops. is dead. - Ms. Manuel, n leader in philanthropic work in Ottawa, is dead. ' * The p opnlatiou of Stratford, Out given this ye ar'at 17,4-0. A now Roman Catholic church was opened ot Trail; B.C. Sir Henry Blake, former governor of Newfoundland, died -in .Ireland. Letter No. II. Ottawa, Feb. 18.-Apart from the progress of the war itself thevo U no matter that the people of Canada take a more lively interest in than the manner in which the I Jin ton government of Canada is setting itself to its tastes. Prediction ot* friction leading to disruption ami disaster have been freely made since the election. We have been told that oil 1 " w L ?Jlt0lxL ? ^^iS^u^ .th0.iff; *nd wter will not mix, and that It tablishment of a Normal chool ipstb�t M fl cUnMke faith* lin lhe _ - Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on address label. Accept-ance of papers r.fio; expiration date Isj of the possib fifties of Calgary as head our authority to continue the sub- scription. quarters. Consider the proposal care the matter THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The peace treaty between Germany and Russia has not yet been signed, although the Russians have completely capttuhvied. Fighting has taken place fully and not after viewing from all standpoints. If Lethbridge was good enough for Clark Roll, one of the oldest members of the New York bar, died suddenly. John R. Krskine, an early settler of Haliburton, and at one time reeve, is dead. Vulea n V. F.A. went on record ia favor of full state control of the medical profession. ^ Lieut. J. A. M.!.edonald, whose parents Jive near Do Wlnton, AUa, has been awarded the Military Cross. city. A special school for t.\ S. chap-Jains >s to be established at Fortress Monroe. Convicted as a food profiteer. Geo. I j. Jump, -a BalrirnJore canned goods broker, took his own life. a 1 Medicine Hat is protesting very . stronglv against the removal of the headquarters when the company began : iauJ of-�ice from that city> it ought to be good enough now. since; - Dr. Grenfeli. of Ivabrador, says seal meat could be used to conserve the 1 world's meat supply. Rev. J. H. Stewart, of Button, been called to the Maxvillo Presby. terian church. Lawrence Copley Thaw. half-nephew of Harry K. Thaw, is driving an ambulance in France. i Knrico Caruso, the famous I lias just paid $59,000 income his warnings in the U.S. atone. tenor, t per feot&biUty of human nature to hold that Grit and Tory politicians can work together Ui the same government without knifing one another. In many cases *heso gloomy prophecies are the children of the secret hopes of those who utter thorn. The observation of the French cynic that there is in the misfortune of our friends something which Is not displeasing to us has here an application. The Union government a good cent her ly did not Hke the developments m} ^J^w politics which had deprived than .of' fi.^i- *i__u,_______a ^ __complexion; more c wore, those parties wore combinations for furthering,Uve ambitlona nnd doatireti of ilvoso whm which are often prolonged and vigorous never follow party lines, II has happened, not Infrequently, wborc there has WILL GIVE THEM SELF-GOVERNMENT Ainwtardam, Koh.""l!o. - The central powers intend to give self-government to the provinces of'courland^and Lithuania, imperial Chancell'or Von Hert-Wng declared in his address the. reichsfag yesterday. the company has met witlj a year of unprecedented success for ' a newly organized concern. at one or two places, and strenuous resistance has been made by the SOME FEATURES OF sians at Pivsk. which has been retaken i THE ELECTION FIGURES by the 3ol3heviki. after having been j gince iJie aoWfers' YOle -ln France held by the Germans. !aad xorth America has all been count- It is now reported that the Japan-! ^ it j3 revealed thAt iu thG western se will commence active interference | proviace3 twenty-four accredited opposition candidates hare"lost their deposits. In addition there must nave been fully as many independent candidates of different stripes, who also! in Siberia, where,the situation is said to be very "grive. t MAKE EVERY MAN PAY HIS SHARE i. Commissioner Freeman .was right when he said that, if the- provincial-government intends to raise the Pa-; triotic Fund of *SOO,000 wholly from! the assessment roils of the towns, i cities and rural municipalities of the! province, the burden was being con-! fined to too few, those few being the j ones who are now carrying the bur- j den of taxation. | The suggestion that the government j raise the Patriotic Fund was support- j Nathan Gilbert was instiantly killed by a falling tree on the (arm of \V. Parsons, near Avon, Ont. w Xatalia Gingras. wife of Brig.-Gen. A. O. Fages, commandant of the 5th military division of Quebec, is dead. Following Maryland's example, the State of New Jersey has passed a law compelling male idlers to turn their hand to useful work. . . #OAft , � *� * v. i After praying in a Brooklyn had to concede the $300 deposit to thejcnurchr a woman, who had country's treasury- The soldiers' vote j been looking for her son for six in England, when counted, may increase the number of lost deposits. Certainly at no election in Canada's history posit* lost. In Manitoba there are fifteen seats, and in ten of them, Brandon. Lisgar, Macdonald, Marquette, Xeepawa, Portage La Prairie, Winnipeg, Centre, North and South, the deposits of the yearsj, walked outside -and found him. The degree of doctor of laws was conferred upon Sir Robert Falconer, there ever so many de-1 president of the University of Toronto, by the University of Pennsylvania. Included among the American diers who lost their lives when Tuscania was torpedoed, was Percy Stevens, Gf Enderby, B.C. A motion to close the Ontario school until one year after the eol-tho Pte, law war Two thousand men from New York . . 4. , 4. . . . i opposition candidates go into the pub-! ed by the mass of the people of this i , \ - * . _ . A. . . . , t. , . . *u u.1 J*c treasury. In Saskatchewan out of vviis given the six months hoist at the province solely because i was thought  ^ on ^ me6tfng o( ^ 0nUrto bar the government could find some means, , m * . . . , , \ tion  . ... , . \ ed, four going Unionist by acclama- uou- whereby everyone would have to bear' . - � 7 ... . T* ... , . . , . t tion. In only four of these seaU, Hum- a fair share ot the burden-that there; ^ k, c * .-.^ *\ , � ,^ ., . ^ w Tf ^^v^ holdt, North ^Battleford, lorkton, and state were hoaxed into visiting New might be no shakers. If the Bhirkers | ^ Q^ were the ^ lu sav., York by a fake advertf�ement call- ,*re apt to be made o pay, better go | Yorlctoa seat ^ caadi-; ^ *T *> �*T , government hack to the old voluntary plan. It; _ J , . . \ houses. . , 4, . j dates supported Union government. 4� ahsolutely necessary that the plan (. M t _ ... , ^ . ... - . , . . ' , i in four out or British Columbia s adopted contain provisions whereby i , thirteen seats, Burrard, Kootenay There are 10,000,000 women knitting in the states, and War Secre- every man in the province who 1s en-; , XaBalmoaBd Vancouver Centre : ^ Baker Predicte tttat lf don>t Joying the prosperity of the present: esi\ ;%aiiaimo^ ^ancou^er ^enirc', slow down wm cause a wool day be matie to contribut; plan will be a failure. Any other scarcity. CITY CERTAINLY NEEDS A LIBRARY i . On Sunday the Forum voted to have the city council re-open negotiations with the Carnegie Library Foundation Fund to secure _ $30,000 for uie erection of a public library here. The Herald is of the opinion lha-t no other urging should be needed hy the commissioners. We believ3 this is the feeling of practically everybody in Lethbrid ge. The people want a library. They feel the need of it mon today than ever before. Particularly do they waat a reference library. . Economic problems were never of such Importance, | the deposits of the opposition were lost. Alberta's record was consider-, \ abiv lower, for in only two seats. West' Senator Weeks proposed to the 'c-f.-d i^bridse ere the ^TUdTTom ' should* automatically have his pay The president of the Martin Luther college at New Ulm, Minn., has been ousted for anti-draft utterances. The medical board in Jjp military district rules that all flat footed men are not to be exempted from service. Chicago van-owners have been forced to dispose of a large number of horses owing to the high cost of feed. Kathleen Wall, aged 11, was killed when a sled in which *she w*as coasting ran into a team of horses on a Nelson, B.C. stroet. A bill introduced at ' Washington places a penalty ot $5,100 on the importation of any German goods during the war. Four St. Louis brothers have married servants who had been trained in their home by their mother to become theiT wives. Haa-Old E. Minton, member of the Imperial Royal Flying corps, has recently been gazetted a lieutenant. He j enlisted at Ferule in August, 1914. School teachers throughout Utah are to be put through an efficiency test embracing their knowledge not only of books, but of such matters as school sanitation. For fraudulently selling tubercular) cattle, James Dorsey, of Gilberts, j j N.C., was fined $3,000; and sentenced to eight years in jail by Judge Land Is at Chicago. The electrification of U.S. railroads would save 100,000,000 tons ot coal annually, according to E. W. Rice, Jr., president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. their time-honored right to a party fight. They had no option in the ou'{ matter; but, while giving their vote for union, they cherished the belief that, tho Union movement was a piece of political foolishness that i the leading exponents of tho differing e same political often than not they have been Liberals. In every -such case, however, the difference has had to do with the merits of the case; and members oC the cabinet have found their alignment in tho siuiilnrity of their views and not in their old political affiliations. Sir Robert Borden has beeiT heard to say that there has not It is a matter of universal comment here, by those who have the government under constant harmonious and industrious administration that Oanad'a lias known for at least twenty years. Contrary to the i faith of the worshippers purely party was bound to end hi a emash-up and a return to party warfare on the old basis. To date, at any rate, these pro-,. , , . . , . Pheclea disaster tarn no pmpku ^!e" � ocoa8.,0�. T>n f?} t. � there has been any indication of old of fulfillment. It is a mattet of uni-, party lnflilonclng in tho slightest degree the opinions of the ministers. This view has also been confirmed by the declaration of a leading member of the government, who was also a member of the preceding government, that old politr- into play government. The expectations and hopes of those who urged Union government and fought for it aro thus being realized. There is in office a* government which has put oue clear obligation - that of giving the best service it is capable of te tho country as a whole- It is also free, almost entirely, from the distractions and interferences which in tho past have made a really national admin- governments are not aggregations of * ^ncc" never ame brethren living together in peace and \T V^utZJ^xt S^the harmony. "We fight like vblazes" was the frank confession of J. Israel Tarte !about the internal condition of the first Laurier government, Vhlch was a notable aggregation of strong men. The outward appearance of uniform- ity ofttimes hides a state oX internecine war. Indeed under the political conditions which prevailed in Canada in past years the development of factional struggles within each political party was inevitable. Whatever banners or mottoes- they istration of affairs Impossible. 11* first, duty is not to reward end repa\ its supporters to make certain thui. the j*arty organization will Tftmai11 enjlhuHiaatloally behind it hi readiness for the nevt encounter. Its members know they were put in power by the people under strict Instructions to "carry on" for the remainder of the war. The unity of purpose, which they ar� displaying, has been made possible by two considerations. One was the fact that the old political parties had become hi the main artificial organization. They were not divided from one another by deep chasms of opinion. These men from both .par ties when they got together around a table found themselves holding pretty much the same views Upon the big questions. Then there is that altitude of mind which was a require^ precedent to ONtraBce. thto a Union government; a*putting aside for ni least tho -period of the war of thai-conception of politics which makes the Insuring o-f one's own future the tirsi business of office-holding. The true spirit of unionism is that of "going over the top" Into a political woman's land with" a clear recognition by each of the possibility that he-may become a political casualty. So far as one can Judge, that, spirit still Inspires the majority - perhaps'all- of the members, of the government U any powerful member of the administration should begin to shape his course not with Tespect to Canada's war Obligations but with a view to his own political chances five years hence, serious trouble hi the ranks oi the government would, be near at hand. Of 'this there is fortunately no sign as yet. Against its occurrence there are two guarantees: the character of the members of the government and the certainty that the electorate o: Canada will take a severe view of any attempt by politics for his country remain? public men to plav own ends while tiuv in jeopardy. The Mendelssohn Choir posits ciaimed. It is noteworthy also that wherever the civilian result was changed in a western seat it was where an officer overseas was the candidate, in West Edmonton, on she civilian vote, Gen. Griesbach lost by a small margin but he had a majority of 1600 on the sol-diersWvote and consequently carries Increased. * Charles M. Schwab of the Bethlehem Steel Co.. says the TJ. S. will hare as many destroyers as the other navies of the world combined, within IS months. Mrs. Hirsh. prominent ln church and Red Cross activities at Atlanta, the seat by over 1500 majority. InjG�a.( has been indicted for an attempt Skeena, B.C., Col. Pick, with a ma-1 to blackmail Asa Candler, Atlanta's jority of over 1000 from the soldiers, overcomes an opposition lead of 500. Refusing to leave an ice cake in the Schuykitf river at Philadelphia, near the spot where his master was drowned, >a terrier was shot by the police after a week's vigil. Indicative of the war of crime sweeping Detroit is the announce-! meat that 739 felonies were committed between, Jan. 21 and Feb. 13, and loot totalling $171,683.83 securenV , Toronto's great choral organization gave its annual series of concerts at Massey Hall, Toronto, this week. The principal choral works rendered at these concerts were Sir Edward ElgarV Dramatic Cantata "King Olaf," the same compdser's Trilogy "The Spirit of England/' Bach's famous Motet "Sing Ye To The Lord/| for a double choir, and the finale to Act II, "Aida," Verdi. A new motet for chorus a cappella recently written by Mr. Heaiey Willian, for the Mendelssohn oir, and Dr. Vogt's beautiful "Indian Lullaby!' womeft's voices also were presented. millionaire mayor, out of $600,000. A pro-German merchant at Mount The-'UIggeBt majorities in ttie west I Olive, 111., was dragged out upon the were recorded in Manitoba where in [sidewalk by citizens and forced to Centre Winnipeg Major Andrews had Major C. H. Lougheed, of Calgary, I !son of Sir James Lougheed, has been -appointed assistant director of supply i and transport for the British Columbia military district. . . Philadelphia Orchestra ;and a library is an imperative neces-; a majority of almost 18,000, Winnipeg sity if people are to keep in touch j South, Allen, 15,000, and Brandon, with the trend of opinion of men who are making a life-study of these proh lams. As to the expense of equipping and maintaining the library we thtnl; the council should not hesitate. We believe that if necessary the money could be raised outside the regular channel ot taxation until such time as m the- city's fnuiicUl pc.-;! | jn grow.-* eatfien. But let us have the library without delay if we can get k from the source from which the original offer came. 1 Whidden, 9.000. While C. B. Rellly the opponent of Premier Slfton in Medicine Hat was a returned officer, he did not obtain a 1 bert. Sask. single vote overseas, according to the figures produced. Another notable feature of the soldiers' vote was that the vote of soldiers from Quebec was overwhelmingly in favor of Union government, though it was not extensive enough to overcome the big lead of the opposi- kneel on the ice m his nlghtclothec j h and kiss every star in the U.S. flag. The Union Bank of Canada has appointed E. J. Roy croft bank inspector for Alberta, with headquarters at Calgary. Mr. Roy croft was formerly manager of the Union bank at Prince Al- r In the soldiers' vote in Canada. H. Halladay in Bow River received 35, Gouge 1, Keid 1, and Ga'lbraith 2. In Strathcona Douglas, Unionist got 11C tio 6 for his opponent. which, its distinguished Conductor, WHY ISN'T LETHBR1 GOOD ENOUGH? The shareholders of the Farmera't ""P,^1!1* ,f_a^et" Fire and Hd% Insurance Company are being asked to vote on a proposal to move the head offices of the company Crom Lethb.ridge to Calgary. The Herald is not a shareholitr of lhe company but it has done its best * to help the company along, largely b ecau se it w as a South em Al b e r ta company and formed in the interests primarily ot Southern Alberta. We know that many men took stock in the company because it wag a Southern, Alberta company and had Us head office in Lethbridge. That was an argument 'advanced to many people When stock was heing eold. Now wo find the companv proposes to abandon Letljbridge and locate in Calgary. l;ethbridge was good enough for Its directors, or some of them, until they thought Calgary would be better. Kat-urally we feel that Lethbridge is not being properly treated nor &re the promises of some of those who promoted the . company being respected. Why isn't Ijethbridgo suited for the headquarters of on insurance company? Isn't it large enough? Purely ttutt would be a poor reason for one Rev. Samuel Goldstein, one of the beet known Headers of services in -the Jewish synagogues of Montreal, who retired about eight years ago, died unexpectedly of heart trouble in a Turkish bath there. ^ - The death of Ear4! Brassey is announced. He was a well known au- tion candidates obtained on the home i thorlty on naval 'subjects and wa� a j former civil lord of the British admlr- jalty and president of the Institute of � - - j Naval Architects. Courage, brother! Spring is in' - sight, and steadily travelling this way. ' Controller Joseph Ainey, the labor representative on the board of con- BIG ACREAGE TO BE Leopold Stokowski, occupies a commanding position among symphony orchestras not only of America, but of the world, was engaged, and cooperated with the Choir in the performance of the important concerted wor lected, presented a number of standard works by foremost classical and modern orchestral composers vote. Evidently the Ontario people are in trol at Montreal, announces that he low spirits about the winter. If they ^viU fun against Mayorf Martin ^for thej I want to cheer up let them come to : Southern Alberta where they will have 1 mayoralty. L. A. Lapointe, M.P., stated that he would not be a candidate. a touch or-spring every few days. A lot of radical proposals are being 4 advanced these days and some of them are being adopted. Before the war most of them would have been considered wholly socialistic. Socialistic' Ideas have been adopted to a greater extent since the war commenced than ever before. The Journal must confess that it is losing faith in the letter K First of all it pinned its faith to Kerensky, only to find that he was a maker of fine speeches without administrative fore* Rev. K. M. Mathers, of Waterloo, Ontario, brother of Chief Justice Miith-e rs. of Manitoba, has accepted an invitation to the Wesley Methodist church, Saskatoon. Rev. 3. L. W. Harton, of Saskatoon, will go to Waterloo. _ A statement from American aviation head quarters at Fort Worth, Texas, shows that of the SI killed at the^Texas flying fields, 20 were British and 11 Americans. The list includes several mechanics^ who met death on the ground. "Tho Parasite," by Arthur Mee, ihib-jlished by Morgan, Scott, Limited, Xxm-j don. England, has been declared by Then there was KornHoff who, by too Jtho �e^e�airy of state to contain ob- precipitate action, seems to have mixed things up worse than ever. Both of these gentlemen have beenMn obscurity for some months. ' Now the third of our Russian white hopes, Kale-dines, the head of the Cossacks, has committed suicide.-E-dmonton Journal. The biggest "K" ofaliisthe Kaiser. When he ts curbed "K" may take on new life and be more fortunate. (From Oar Own (Jorrespondenfc) Lomond, Feb. 3 .v.-The acreage to be sown this spring will be'approximate- j ly as large as last spring. There will, be much grain stubbled in on account of the great amount of moisture in j tire ground and some oats will be eowu in summerfaUow and taHl plowing to insure plenty of feed. Stock, eapec-j ially hdraes aro, wintering ftffo. Horses t that are out rustling for themselves I seem to he doing better than those | that have to stay in the born-, in spite '� of-the changeable weather. j The Chinese interpreter, who Interpreted for the recent trials here is: going to be a.n interpreter f or a Chi- j ne&e case in Lethbridge-on the 26th. Large Gardens Most of the farm women arotrnd here will put in large gardens this year to do their bit in the great war. Miss Burnt from Glelchen, is here housekeeping for Mrs. Burne, who is up in Calgary for a vtett The former Xeil Brothers Meat Market has opened up after a tew days' renovation, under the firm of Nell Brothers and Henson. Mr. Henson Is an old hand from High River and knows the A. B. C. of the butcher business. A few vacant shacks in this district have been fatal traps for loose cattle during the recent storms* Mrs. Will Benson is improving after her long period of sickness. The sum of ?8-L'i5 was realized hero for the Hed ('n�:s at the social and dance on Wednesday night, the 115thf in spite of the blizzard. * The Oddfellows here are seriously thinking of erecting a suitable hall for Mason Risch lano was used for the entire series of concerts. j Many years ago this piano gained a reputation for beautiful tone and unexcelled durability. Very steadily as time has since elapsed that reputation has been more and friore accentrated so that today the Mason & Risch Piano is not only recognized among the leading instruments of the wo'rld, but is in such demand that the Company has its own Branches or is represented by the leading Piano Dealer* throughout Canada. prominent Centres THE HOME OF THE VICTROLA EVERY STYLE-EVERY PRICE' mm' jectionahle matter. Possession im poses liability to a fine not exceeding $5000 or imprisonment for not more tlian five years. . their meeting* and for the pleasure ot Rev. II. L. Roberts, pastor of Nia-j the public in general, fcara Street Methodist church, St. I ------ Catharines, has accepted a call to the EDMONTON PLEBISCITE pastorate of Lundy'a L�ne church, Kdmonton, Fv-h -i:,-A plebiscite ou Niagara Falls, Ont. Rev. J. J. Liddy tn.e council's attitude regarding the of Hespeior, Ont.. has accepted an in- riremen'n dinputo will be held March vital ion to succeed Mr. Roberts. 4Ujt ^k^--------* AND THOUSANDS OF RECORDS fOR YOU TO SELECT FROM Jvijgrch ora _ # V k 1 ,1 p > Street South Lethbridge ;