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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ridae, Bil�ccta DAILY AND WCCKLV iX. e asseapmont rolls of the towns, c|yos_aiid rural municipalities .of the province, tho burden was being con-�fined to too few, those few being the ones who are now' carrying the btiri ien of taxation. V' The suggestion that the government . r�iEe the Patriotic Fund was aupportr ; id by the mass of the people of thU � 'jjrovince solely because it was thought ;!Uie government oould find aome means I vrhereby everyone would hate to bear 'fair ahare of the burden-that there jdiglit bo no i^lrkei^.^If the ^Irkers f" �Anot,tobe made to,pa^, bette* go cWto)Ufe 'old -l^oluatawSplani It ||� j^bsoltttQly 'neoe^sarK the vplan '�.iidopCetl' contain' proylsiqna;* wKweby ' \Uvet7 Tuan in tlie province wlio Is en-t^Joying the prosperity of the -present I'^y be made lo contribute. Any other 'jplaa will be a failure. i'felTV certainly ftj^eeds a library fe> On Sunday the Forum voted to have ijiae i olty . council re-open negothttlona TjlJlUi.tlie Caroegie Library Foundation !>Fund to secure, J30,000 for the erec-V, tton of a public library here.- The ; H�rRl , John Milton, a Arell known resident of Kamloops, is dead. y a small margin lint fie had^a majority of 1600 on the soldiers'* vote, and consequently carries tha..aeat by over 1500 majority, in Skeenu, B.C., Col. Pick, with a majority of ovar .1000 from the soldiers, overcomes an opposition lead of 500. .\ ;rhe;Wiimlp�g Soiith;v:Alleo,;.il'E,0O0,tficer, he did not obtata a a!ngie>vofce.'ove^ea�,;acoordioc tothe llgures produced. -Another hotable feature of the sol-dl'ers' vol* was that' the vote of soldiers from'9i4ebec wa� overwhelnting ly^ � In> Jayor; iOf ... Union foyernment, thdugh it was not extenslvd enough to oveKotiie the big lead of the . opposi-tlonrcikndidaWolitained ou; the home Nathan Gilbert was InsBsntly kUled by a falling tree on the farm ol W. Parsons, near Avon, Ont. Natalia Glngras, wife of Brlg.-Gen A. O. Fages, commandant 'of" the 5th military division of Quebec, Is dead. Following lilaryland's' example, the State of New Jersey has passed a law compelling male Idlers to turn their hand to useful work. Alter praying In a Brooklyn church, a Toledo w^oman, who had been looking for her son lor six yearsj walked outside and found him. The degree of doctor 6l UkVfs was conferred upoi\ Sir Robert Falconer; president of the University of Tbnmto, by the University of Pennsylvania. Included among the Ajnerican eol-diers who lost their lives when the Tuscanla was torpedoed, was Pte. Percy Stevens, of Enderby,. B.C, A motion to close tiie Ontario law scihool utttfl one year after the war vsias given the six months hoist at the meetins of the Ontario bar asaoala- tlon. Two thousand men from New York State were hoaxed into YialtinB New York by a take advertitoement call ing for men 4o buUd YKomnuneat houses. ' There are 10,000,000 women knitting in the states, and 'War Secretary Baker predicts thlat if they don't slow down they will caiiae a wool scarcity. Senator Weeks proposed to the U.S. senate that each government employee to whom a child ia bora should automatically have, his par Increaaed.  Don Matlieeoa. a well'known reii-dent vf Banff aied at the eoatt. ) A oew.nomain CJathollc church>Bli opehdd ait Trail; B.C. . ' ' Sir; Henry Blake, former governor of NBwfouwllaod,^IO(J,1n'.IreIand.' Nelson; B.C., Is afttaUUc for the establishment of a NormW*iah0ol Ip^hat city. � '. v ; :; A special school for i U' For fraudulently seUing tubercular cattle, James Dorsey, of Gilberts, fi.C, was fined $3,000land aenteticed to eit^t years In Jail by; Jndga Uandis at' Chicago. . The electrification of U^.S. railroads would eave 100,000,00fr, tons of coal annually, acoot^dlng to B..^W. iUce, Jr., president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. At The Capital (KdltoHil Correkimnaiitfce or the �y Wlttnlpeg Free Press) Letter No. 11. 0�Uiwi,C'*'eb. 18.-Apart' from th4 proxraee of ibe war Itself Ui^fo la no matter, tlnat the people ' of 'Caqada take  more lively Intereat In than the manner In ^fikix the Umldn govemmeht of Canada is. aetting itself .to- its tMhe.' Predlctton' of friction' -leading .Ito.diUmptloa and disaster hMive been freely tnade abico.the election. We bare l^eao told'taiat 011 and water will Mot^itilB, and that it argues a (childlike faith Ifai the per-feottblUty'.x>t .hunMm nature .to libid that Orit/and'Tory-'poUtlolans can work together in the aame goTemment milUiout knifing one another. tu nnuiy cases these shx>my pro-pheolea are the children .of tho secret hopes of thoee who utter them. The observation of the French cynic that there is In the ntiafortMno of oiir friends aometliinK which Is not dls-pleaaing to us haa here an appliea-tlon. The Union lOTemhtent got a good deal of Ma support last December from Canadians who frankly did n'ot like the developments in polltloa whlclj~had deprived them �ot their time-hfonored right to a party fight They' had mo option in the nVatter; but, while giving tlielr irote for union, they cherished the belief that tlie Unton movement was a piece of polHtcal tdoUshness that was bound to end in a �maeh-up and a return to party warfare on the old .baslB.  . , . To date, at any rate, these prophecies lot dlsaater liave no prospects of fulfillment. It is a matter of universal comment her6, by those who have the government under constant harnionlotts and 4ndu8trlous administration that Oanadtf has knowm for*at least twenty years. Contrary .to tlie faith of the worshippers purely party governments are not aggregations of brethren living together In peace and h'arinmy. "We tight MkoOjIazea" was �the frank confession of J. Israel Tarte about the internal condition of the first Xiaurler government, Vhich was a notable aggregation of strong men. The outward appearance of uniformity onttimes hides a staito of internecine war. Indeed under the political conditions which prev�tlled In Canada hi past years the devetopment of factional struggles within -each political party was inevitable. wore* these vpaH*pr;�rere - combine-. tloAs for iMftheratiry'Uu� ambitions and dOBltreM ot il�Me>iiMt�.bDntrtilled them; ami..there .ivuk .aMaye ;a.'.coa8cleaa atruRglo going forwanl .for ^positions of vantaga' The lain'Qorden'government wan, with the,exception"of tho Bowoll ndmlnMiraitA^ With Its historic "neet of traJ*or8,'**Ui�-lciwfteirmoiil-ous organisation .otthe Htlnd iha^ Canada lias floeni. lit waa a; mere^oxk-ptt 6t conttlctlnjt putptleea, and. cl^hlng amblttons.. The contram lietwooh that government aod^^tho ..unloii' goviiru. ment of .today is lio niarked: that no one here misses It; and It' is safe to say that the man Who Ha.'most appreoin-tlve of the ohaijge^la "Sir .Rbbdrt B6r-den himself,^' >^  "^^^ ' While': MdeU^ertttartis 'Of ithft bahl-net are suRposedtlto Ve veiled^lii,lii(^e- ] cpacjr. as dark.'^si.'KgypUan hlghf. a' gehbrot kni:>Vlel3Be �Df >vhat; goes oti behind the .grofta-botzod jdbo1*n of tlie privy-council ;l� ijot hardi to oblalii. Certain" characteristics of thesesgkili-ertngs of the now government are known. One is tliat the dlsouaalons about public questions and the necessary policies to meot Uiem which-are often prolonged and vigorous never follow party lines. 11 has happened, not Infrequently, wUoro ' there has * WILL GIVE THtM ' v "1- } ELF-OOVERNMeNir ? Aiiwlordain, NFeB.~2ff.-=:Th� at-many men took slock In the 'iicdmpifmr'beQansQ it^.waf a Southem^ .'A3berta''^'�ofipany and bad Us head , offfM.^^ IJetSibrldgel That was an artnimut^dvknced t to -many people :iirlh�^f^ eold'.' Now wo; (in4> t|)'�'cate : In Calgary J�t)ibriaM" waa' gctod enough for its y JUfpotqTBiorwovao of tbemr until tliey |�PUght' Calgary would !� bftttor, Nat-UTilly we if9l tliat .Lothbrldge is, not � optfrty^v treated .-'jiior vsaire, the Courai^e;VWther!' Spring .is in sight, wid steadily, travelllnc this way. Ic-OrtlMi Ijackef --Byldenttycthi^-Ontaiio. people are in low spirlta'about .'the' winter. If they want ,to cheer  up 'let them oome to Sbuthero Albert^ where they will have a touch of!,4pilBg ev�ry few days. y? Ujj�'t it Itfrgft.aopiigfa?- durely fifrauld be, a poor reason foj for one A jot ot radical proposals are being advanced these days and some of them are being adopted. Before the War most of them would have ITeen con ;stdare4 wholly soclAllstlc. SociaAstlc' ideas have been adopted to a greater extent since 'the war commencea'tliau 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 farce. Then there was Kornllotf who, by too precipitate action, seems to ban mixed th}|;g^ up, worse than ever. Both of thenfli gentlemen have been'in ob .BCtjrJlyi f(jr ,sprae months, , Now th^ th]rd:pf i^ur Ru�Bian white hopes, Kalb-dlnek,'tli^^head of tho CosBficka, has 'com�nUt�d' suicide.-Bdrnqnton Jour> inal. . . , blfEgest "K" of all Is the Kahier. Whap!i^^vi� curbed "K" may take on new Mtei^iid be more fortunate Charles M. Schwab of the'B�th^-hem Steel Co., says tha V. '8, will have as many destroyera as the' other navies of the world ooofMnedj. vtthin 18 months. Mrs. Hirsh, prominent tn church and Red Cross activities at Atlanta; Oa., has been Indicted for ah attampt to blackmaU Asa Candler. A tIaaU'a millionaire mayor,- out of |t00;090. A pro^rman merchajnit^atllount Olive, 111., was dragged out upon the sidewalk by citizens and foread to kneel on the ice In hi* niglitslothef and kiss every star in the U,6,.tl�^. The Union Bank of OaobdS'has �p- pointed E. J. Roycroft twak'inapactbi' for Alberta, with headquartaia at Calgary. Mr. Roycroft waa formally man ager of the Uniion bank at fhinoe Al bert, Sask,,^' ' ' � Rev. Samuel Goldatein, one of the best knowix W| jipon tho big questions. Then therf If-tiiat attitude of mind which wvs a requb'oci precedent to 0|iitra%�e,'^iQ..tl Union government; a*putting aside |(or at least the period of iheMirar ot that, conception of pdlitptwhtc)! nfak'ce the Insuring of one's own (iit'iirf the first business of offlce^h'ol^lnil.' Th* trup. spirit of unliontem ,^ ;ai|it' 9f"''goinj; over the top" ' into v a "pbll^l no-man's -land with ;"thf e$ifi to shape his course not With Tespeot" to Canada's war Obligations but with,a view to his own political oh'sooei ^ve yearH hence, serious troiibl* in'itlisi ranks of the government Would he nW at hand. Ot tbla there is tortuuataly Qo sign as yet Against 04 'ocearrance there are two guarantees; the character ot the members of the government and. tho certainty that the eleclortiite oi Canada will take,�_SPVfre view of any attempt by public mjn to play politics for his own end* rw)iile the VVh-aWer t�W^^ or Inotto^a they 1 have made a really national admin-1 country remains In Jeopiirty. Major C. H. Lougheed, of j3algary, son ot Sir James iLougheed, has been appointed assistant director of supply and traoBport for the British Columbia mlllUry dlstridt In the soldiers' vote in Canada, H. H. Halladay In Bow Mver received 35, Gouge 1, iReid 1, aiid Gallbraith 2. . In Strathcona Dougfau, Unionist got lie to 6 for his opponent. > A statement from, 'Amerioan.' aviation head quarters a^ fbrt' Worth, Texas, shows that of IM: 81'killed af tho^exas flying fields, 20. were Brit toh and 11 Americans, -.ITftiU't cludea-,'eeveral mechanicir^fwlict: met death on tho ground,- '-"^^ > . "Tho Parasite," by Arthur Mae,, frib Ushod by Morgan, SopJ*, l^lmUedt'^n' don, England, has been (leclared by tho aeoretlsury ot BUte"to CMtaln ob? jootlonable /matter. ; ffffMpttq^ Imposes Uabtltty to a fine iMt^ffceeiltog �6000 or Imprisonment fpr'not more than ^ve years. . />s,.;,i'.';/,�^ Rev. If. L, Ro?ie�*,*nW^r>i.'Nla �{i.rastreet .';Me(t&qdiip$am' - St. Catharines, has fc�>Pt�rt a!"^ to the pastorate of Lundy's ting ---------� -m'>4r--- Nlasara Falls,'. Ont, 4.' Wddy the council's of Hespeler, Ont, has foogpM �n In- flremen'a dlnputo will he held vltatlon to succeed Mr. Rigi)|irt08e cmttle during the recent storms. Mrs. Will Boufvon W Improving a�ter her loug period of Hlcfcness, The sum of $84,25 waareailied here for the Red Cross at the SDCiai.'and dance on Wodnimday nlfht, t^e 13tU| in spite of tho blizzard, The Oddfellows here are seriously thinking of erecting a auHable taamtor their mefetlngs and tor-the>j>leiaettr9i'iPt the public in general. j� .' � ' ' f' ' EtJMONTON PLlillCITi Edm'onton,.B'eb. 'io.-Aplcbteclte ou. ��� attltuda regarding tfti^V . uto will he held M�roJ>j' 4th, , V -r/'i! sThe Mendelssohn Choir Toronto's great choral or.ganization gave its ani^ual series of concerts at Massey Hall, Toronto, this wpek. The principal choral works rendered at these eon- a double choir, and the finale to Act II, '*Aida," by -..^  -Verdi. A new motet for chorus a cappella recently. : written by Mr^Healey Willian, for the MendelisgJiti Choir, and Dr.. Vogt's beautiful'Indian Xullaby"!^^^ ^ womeft's voices also were presented. - The Philadelphia Orchestra -whicl^, under its distinguished Gonduclql-, ,J^r. I Leopold Slokowski, occupies a commanding positiqn among symphoiijrj^rchestras not only of Amerj(�,^<^^^^^ of the worldi-was engaged, and cooperated with vthe^^^ Choir in the.'performance of the important conpeir|ed"^^^^^^ ^ works selected, and presented a number of stanjjafd' ' .j works by foremost classical and modern orcheg^ffll -f'j - ' coipposers.!-.  ; - '",����-*''"� The Mason & Risth Piano was used'for the entire series of concerts.- v. , Many jrears ago this piano gained a reputation fpry. i;r \ beautiful,tone and.unWelled durability. Very stc^d^^^ / as time Has since'elapsed that.'reputation has^^en r v^^^^^ more and hiore ac^entrated so tKat today the 1^^ V & Risch Piano is not only reco^niztel among the l<^^in^ ' '^ instrumen'^ts of the wdrld, but is in such demand t^a^f ^e^ ^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ / V Comp�ny,jh^s its own Branches or is representeij by ^ leading Piano Dealers in all the prominent Geptr^s' throughout Canada, ' . ' VT ' THe HOUe OF THE VICTftOLA EVERY, STYLe-EyERY,PRICE^ ANO,THOUSANDS'OF RECORDS fOR YOU TO SELECT FROM Bjalnioral Block' . . -5th Str^el^fS^^lilili t^tHtwdgc f. ;