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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAtLY HERALD -|-M-------^-u-ij-i-.-1---------------�- ...... .SATURDAY, JANUARY 12. 1918 DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY. LIMITED 323 6th Street South, Lethbridge W. A. Buchannn President and Managing Director John Torrance - - Business Manager Business Editorial TELEPHONES Office .......... Offica .......... Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week......10 Daily, delivered, jut year .....$5.00 Daily, by mail, per year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mail, per year .....$1.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..52.00 Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on address label. .Acceptance of papers i.fte. expiration date is our authority to continue tha subscription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Negotiations for ne: basis between Kuisij are in be resumed a; The Bolshevik! have to this, as announced patches1, and the nego :e on a new and Germany Brest-I.itovsk. finally consented in today's dis-itions will proceed. It is the intention of the Germans to endeavor to force Russia to make a separate peace. in the meantime volunteers for a new army are being called for by the Boisberiki not only to ficht Gnrmany if necessary, but to protest the Bolshevik; from attacks from opposing forces at home. Some activity is r war fronts, the Fren ful on the west, as Italian front legislation for the cities of the province as intimated to ttle mayors of the four leading cities by Premier Sic Tart at the Edmonton conference, \vil>. if enacted and enforced, go a lone way towards clearing up the involved financial situation in which the cities find themselves at the present time as a result of laxity iu tax enforcement in the past. The proposal amounts to the selling each year of tho previous year's tax arrearages, with one year after sale as the period of redemption. This plan will work hardship in some cases in the first year of its application because of the fact that tax arrears have been piling up for three, four and five years on city properties without any adequate attempt at enforcement. Much of the outside property on which these arrearages are shown will have to be bought in by the cities for the arrears against them, and will not be available as a basis of assessment, for the next year, thus reducing the assessment, but ..ft the same time the cities will be in a better position to cut their expenditures according to the tax in-cotr.e ih-y are reasonably sure of col-j:. r.ttii thus they will not be building their financial structure on a false foundation. 1: is time the cities were gettitiK down to_ a solid basis of finance, and the provincial government is going to help them get there. At the same time the provincial officials are ready to help the cities weather the financial gale into which they have run due to past reckless financing during the jjoom days. Premier Stewart is willing to aid the cities in any feasible way to lighten the tax burden, while at the satno time paying their debts. This will help keep the province's credit good in the I world's L Most Modern in Every Respect -Creamery To Be Rebuilt (From Our Own Correspondent} Cardston, Jan. 10.-Cardston has several .public buildings that give her citizens good reasons for some pride. The temple Is unique in being the only edifice of its kind outside of the jurisdiction of the United States, and few I realize its importance to our town in its future, development. The court ; house is a very creditable structure j and goes to prove that this far off j corner is duly recognized as an im-i portuut centre by our provincial gov-I eminent. But in our public school. | building we have the best value for I our money and" get the greatest use �for the longest period during each I year than we do from any other struc-I ture of axpublic nature in our midst. I There are those here who seem to � thimt that destructive criticism and detraction from the good record made ! by our school board' are the only bouquets (?) that should be handed them. To such your correspondent would suggest that they either interview J. E, Hodgson, B.A., our inspector of schools, or write a line to him for hrs !. opinion as to the work of the present i from smallpox, the Appeal Judge and * PICKED UP IN * PASSING TBB BUSY MAS Parker Williams may become minister of Labor In tho B.C. government. A. J. Stewart, town clerk of Harris-ton, Ont., for 37:years, is- doad. Fire destroyed the factory ot the Peterboro Canoe Co., at a loss of $30,000. The company had been manufacturing1 shell boxes. Capt. Lelghton Ferric, M.C., R.T.C.. son ot R. B. Perrle, president of the Hamilton .Times Printing Company, was killed in action on Jan. 5. He was 19 years old. - A- Sir Andrew McPhail, of Montreal, has arrived In London after a shurt visit to Canada and has taken up his duties again at the headquarters of the Canadian Mduical Services. Senator Kenyon, of Iowa, just returned from Europe, says the United States must have an army of two million on the western front with a reserve of one million. C. JO. Hodgklns. who for the past Contracts will be let In British .Columbia for spruce for aeronautical purposes to the value of $750,000. ' Owing to the acute shortage of coal in St. Thomas, W. J. Shaw, who was appointed Fuol Controller recently, will bo in full charge of the distribution of coal. In view of war conditions the lieutenant-governor of Manitoba has decided that the usual state dinner following the opening ot the session of the legislature will this year be omitted. A black coyote, a freak,of nature, was brought into Edmonton, snarling L E Already Have $?c0 Raised To-'\ wards It-39th Man 111 in France (From Our Own CArrcsponttcnt) Coalhurst, Jan. 10.-The committee of the local Red Cross Society got through a lot of business at its monthly meeting on Wednesday. The meeting which was held In tho manse was well attended. The society is working for a motor ambulance for and snapping In a wooden cage, from i France. The total cost is $3,000 of the town of Irma. The animal was ! which $9�0 has already been sent for-capturedj in a hole by an irma farmer i ward tllis woel1- Details were arrang-It was purchased by a taxidermist for ed for n bl& 650 Bnd to enlist the help of every lady In the district for tho maklng*of supplies. The society has at present Mark L. Req.ua, of Oakland, Cal., was appointed head of the newly formed oil division of the fuel administrV, , ______,______ ...... tion which will handle government  over 400 members and the goal ought three years was the manager of the, control of oil in the United States.!not to 06 very * T� ag tne resuit 0f an agreement bur hands. As a matter ot �a"' ', ; reached between the United States m Rnvrten government had gone a , way 'toward upsetting the former ( food administration and the..Mexican theories' which were the means of its , Bisal growers ot Yucatan. The grow-'gelting into power in 1911. ^ �r iias j ers were holding out for a high ..price 'changed many a man's viewpoint, as j b^ the arrangemeut ju8t con. that our trade relations, particularly j secured at a slight advance oyer last with the United States, will be on a i year's price. C6-6peration of Canada brbldev basis than was dreamed.off iam, the Ulllte(j states in controlling 'SdiU^ SI -f004 eSP0^ Ir�m Ts, continent, waa mantl free trade in agricultural ma- one of the.factoT whieh made it po3-chinety and implements of all sorts j Rinie to secure the sisal supply qn rea-having to do with the farm, aB well sonab!e ,erms. as generous concessions in numerous _ other lines. These tariff changes have 1 been on tho way a long time, in fact, some of them are overdue. eyes A-Washington despatch ^ays; "The The east is opening its eyes. It is ' SaVlng �� moro than L^'O.OOO tons of was issued in the form of an appeal having had over ten years' experience ; t0 the soldiers and workmen 'and- as a to guide him in ail the difficulties con- j reply to the German peace proposals, fronting the teacher. While some may , Tne appeal refers to Germany's re-never appreciate it, our inspector cou- j jectlnn of the proposals framed prev-siders that the ratepayers ot Card-, jously and their open talk of annexat-ston owe Mr. Low a debt ot gratitude ions. In the event of a separate peace for-the efficiency of his work as prln-, the call declares that the Russian re-cipal of -our school. public and Its councils will be sur- Under the Strathcona Trust priies rounded on all sides by supporters, are awarded for physical culture, and , "American and French financiers," Cardston school was* named a� the'he continues, "are lending money to winner, for no other school in this end provide war material for Kaledines. 2 39 p m  Big Brothers' Bible Class, of the province approaches it In the The German bourgeoise are Quiterre- .'00 ' " otner Departments ot Su attention given to physical education. | pared to use them as allies for stifling 1 ' jay'gcn00j We appreciate commendation of our i the .Russian revolution. These are I 4 ' . Cn|nese class good points, but when one who is an i conditions which raise>for the Rus-1 Muglc'.' Anthem "Rejoice In the Lord," authority and a specialist pronounces ' sian peasants and workmen the whole, (ratine- srvi'n �n,,��^ .k,V,----- so favorably upon our school and I question of the defence of the con-teachers, it should cause pride-justi- j quest achieved by the revolution and fiable pride-to well up in the/heart of | of the holy war against the bourgeoise every citizen or ratepayer.. Our school t not onlyy>f Russia, but of Germany, board having served for some five'France and Great Britain, years or more, should also receive, "Should the bourgeoise be victor- of ious, they will take vengeance In the shape of the most cruel terror and torture, drenching the land with blood, and which would put in the shade the . PRESBYTERIAN, Knox Church * Corner 4th Ave. and ith Street S. Rev. Capt, A. H. Denoon, Pastor Rev. W. F. Burns, Acting Paster. Regular services at't 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. 10 a.m.: Boys Department. 12.30 a.m. Big Sisters' Bible Class. s Sun- (Calkin); Solo, "Beyonij,the Dawn (Sanderson), Miss Simm; Anthem;; "The Splendors of Thy Glory, Lord," \ (Woodward); Quartette, "Consider! and Hear Me," (Pflenger). METH ANGLICAN \ the grateful acknowledgements every resident ot Cardston, The Creamery It is expected that work will start shortly on the new creamery plant, which is to be rebuilt-bigger and 1 ... uvoi > n better than ever. A cold storage ware- j on the fronts as well as behind the ! m.,i-^h . JTn,?^^ �,*,. . house will be a part of the new prem- lines stands before us as a terrible; ^i, r?.' *u ,y 8ehMI *� St. Cyprian** Church to7men\7-in�icred^by'Vhr;�;mesTf,; C�v "c^W *V- McM.Hen' the cr-ar. It may be that a holv war! Rev' C,ron W� V: McM1,l*B" B r.J ises and up-to-date equipment and building will/ be provided by the directors. The annual meeting is - in February and a special meoting of the shareholders may bo called shortly to settle upon the best location for the ever increasing business Characteristic of this district. beginning to cast off the high protection blinkers. Keep paving the for reduction Saturday Night, you are I coal ! hour a year if daylight saving of uu way i a (iay were adopted by act of con-jgress in the United States would be i on-the safe and sane road. |affected, according to estimates made As for the hint of Mr. Graham about hy the executive committee on daylight Quebec being more favorable to tariff � �savillS for the chamber of commerce changes than Ontario, experience says he is right, but Quebec is usually looking for a "quid pro quo" when it yields to -another section of the country. The price might be too big. PROVINCE TO HELP CITIES LIGHTEN FINANCIAL.LOAD Proposals for new tux enforcement of the. United States, of which Lincoln Lilene of Boston is chairman." This may be true, but the Moose Jaw News thinks, the perverse Canadian public would sooner pay for the coal and see it go up the chimney in Kinnke. No, apparently our people would sooner-suve anything bu*. -Uay-ligUL ACCIDENTALLY 8H0T Toronto, Jan. 12.-William James Attoroe, a returned soldier, was accidentally Khot and killed by his 14 year old brother, while shooting at a tar-got in the yard at the rear of their home here, last night. Reuben At-teree, the brother, was arrested on a charge of manslaughter. Investigation proved the shooting to have been accidental aod the young man was released on bail. , OLD FORT BURNED Halleybury, Ont., Jan. 12.- Fort Toiniskamingue, about fifteen mllos south from Halleybury and on the uhore of Lake Temlskaming has been destroyed by fire. The building was built of pine logs and had withstood tho ravages of the elumente for more thun 100 years. With it^oes the oldest white man's habitation of this district. With it is connected many of tho thrilling northland tales of pioneer deeds'iu the great trek from Montreal to Hudson Bay viy iiauk iu 1812. and unavoidable fate; Krylenko explains that the old army is exhausted and that a new one must be created with the Red Guard as a nucleus and it must be subject to rigorous, revolutionary discipline Bible Classea, 3 p.m. EVENSONG 7.30 p.m. Holy Communion-1st and 3rd Sundays at 8.00; 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11 .a.m. Baptism-4th Sundays at 4 p.m. ODIST Wesley Church Rev. Chas. E. Cragg, B. D., Pastor. Residence 32tj 11th St. S. Phones: - Parsonage 404, Church Study 408 Claude Hughes, Musical Director 11, a.m. Morning Worship, "The Fifth Sermon on the Creed." 12 noon. Bible School and Bible Classes. 7.30 p.m., Evening Service, Subject, "Lloyd George, England's Greatest " Statesman." Music: "Lord for thy Tender Mercies Sake," (Vickars); "I Am Alpha and Omega," (Stalner); feolo, "He Knows the Way," (Briggs), Mr. G. H. Kllner; Quartette, "Intercession," (Hlne). 1 CHRISTADELPHIANS "Comrades/' he says, "the people of: LETHBRIDGE BIBLE STUDY CLASS I Among Men?" K&s^t^- zsns Tn* T� --1 au seau Free await the call to battle against the bourgeoise. Their soldiers will not march against revolutionary Russia. Enroll yourselves In the rank* of the people's guard and safeguard the revolution and socialism." Meet In the Moose Hall, Hlglnbotham Block, Entrance 5th St. and 2nd Avenue South Wednesdays: 8 p.m., Bible Class. Sundays at 10 a.m. to commemorate the Lord's Death, and at 7.30 p.m. to proclaim the glad tidings- of the Kingdom of God. Subject: Rea "Peace on Earth, and Goodwill THE UNITED CHURCH OF NORTH LETHBRIDGE Rev. E. J. Hodgina, B.A., Paster 1271 5th Ave. N. ' Phone 1669 10 a.m.: Class, meeting .for boys and girls. 11 a.m. Topic: "What la That In Thine Hand." 2.00 p.m.: ,.Beginner's and Primary Depts. of the Sunday School." 115 p.m.: Other Depts. of the Sunday School. 7.30: Song Service. BAPTIST First Baptist Church Cor. 3rd Ave. and 9th �t. S. Rev. C. Baker, Patter Services 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. The pastor will preach at both services. Morning Subject, "The Battle, the Race, and the Treasure." Evening Subject, "The Thin Red Wine." _ All Come CHRISTIAN SCIENCE now meeting at the home of Mr. Patching, 1510 4th Ave. N., every Friday at 8 p.m. If you are Interested in Bible Study come and meet with us. You are welcome. No Collection Teacher, (Mr. J. Rae BIBLE STUDENTS The appeal concludes by declaring ' a..orl�tpn that there will be no compulsion in , S", if Stafford'Block Fifth"at" "a* Sunday: 11 am and T� P-m-recruiting, and appealing to the com-' SuXv 7 in ZT RiSl\tI ' Tuesday and Thursday: 8. p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY Hull Block, 7th Strest �. Sunday Service at 11 a.m. -t- "Will the New Year Sc. fh�' Subject: "8acrament." Wednesday Evening, Testimony masting at 8 p.m. The reading room is open dally except Sundays and legal holidays, from 8 Jo 5 p.m. Here, the Bible and author I zed Christian Science literature may be read, .borrowed or purchased. The public Is cordially Invited to attend the church service^, also to visit the reading room. - No Collection PENTECOSTAL PENTECOSTAL 'ASSEMBLY 3. O. E. Hall, next Y. M. C. A, Rev. C. M. Neve, Pastor Res. 629 19th Street North to rades in the Ukraine to respond the call in order to defend liberty. Open All Baltic Ports London, Jan. 12.-A report has been received In Haparanda, according to a dispatch to the Morning Post from Stockholm, that Admiral Selenoy has j SALVATION ARMY J?T f^.^1^?*, �"d Mr�- Hamilton, officers in Sunday, 7.30 p.m., Bible Study. Wednesday, 8 p.m. Bible Study, -on "The Atonement Between God,and Man," followed by prayer and testimony meeting. All welcome No collection Prayer Service at 1514 3rd Ave. Saturday 8 p.m. A Welcome Extended to All. Christian Church N. Russian naval authorities at Helsing-) charge. forB that an agreement has been Sunday, 11 a.m., 3 and. 7.30 p.m. made at Brest-Litovsk regarding the Sunday School, 2 p.m. opening of Kaumo Harbor to traffic. Monday, Thursday, Saturday, 8 p.m It is added that the Ruaslans and Ger- Tuesday, 7.30 p.m., Corp Cadets, mans have reached an agreement to Wednesday, 2 p.m., Home League, open all Baltic ports. Raumon is a g p.m.: Life Saving Scouts and Guards The prayer meetings of the week have Finnish port 011 an arm of the Gulf ot The . Citadel Band In attendances, been a success and may lead to Bothnia. It ia ii miles northwest ati Sunday and Thursday Services. ' union evangelistic /meetings. Abo, _ * Everybody Welcome 1 All Are Welcome Car. 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Oliver L. Curtis, Pastor Connaught Mansions Sunday school at the usual hour. Preaching at 11.30. C. E. at 6.45. Preaching at 7.30. Subject, "Death of Christ." PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY At No. 35 Main Street, Coalhurst Chas. Slmonette, Pastor Services Sundays, 2.30 and 7.30 p.m> Tuesday, 7.30 p.m.; Prayer and Full tlospel. V Thursday, 7.30 p.m.; Prayer and Seeking God's Promises. Divine Healing at each .service. We are living in the last days. Get ready. Como.__ BELIEVERS Rear 402 13th Street N. Believers assemble on the Lord's Day for the Breaking of Bread at 11 a.m. Sunday 8chool at t p.m. fiospel Preaching at 7.80 p.oa ;