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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR I'm tE^lIBAlDGE DAiLY jiERAlLD. ' DAILY AND WEEKLY ~ Proprietors and Publithera JMB'LETHBRIDQE HERALD PRINT. , " :iNQ COMPANY, LIMITED , '.183.6th Street South, Lethbridfe* �1- > W. A. Btlchanan ^ , if enacted and enforced, go a lontf way-towards clearing up the in-TolTcd financial situation in which the cities find thehiselves at the present time aa a roiult of la.xity in tax enforcement In the past. The propospj hmounts to the selling each year of the proSious year's  tax arrearages, with one year after stiio as the pe^-lod ot redemption. This plan will work hardship in some cases in tho first year ot 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 elties for the arrears against them, and n�il} not bo available as a basis ot assessment, for tlie next year, thns reducing the' assessment, but :itt the same time the cities wilt be in a better position to cut their expenditures according to the tax income they are reasonably sure ot collecting, and thus they will not be building their financial, structure on .a false iDundation. It is time the cities were getting down tgua solid basis of finance, and "the provincial government is going to lielp them SCHOOL PRA Most^bdcrn ills Every Rmpcct -CreMmery To Be Re-built a� 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 ^oom day^. Premier Stewart is wlUlne to aid the cities In any feasible way to lighten the tax burden,- -while at the same ^tme paying their debts." This will help keep the province's credit good in the world's money markets. We shall need goQd credit In .the. future for we are bound to grow and need fi^rther the west, a? w.ell as on the 1 ImprovemenU. But tor the time be-fuloii ^^^^^ ^-liere Austro-German �ing the task is to curtail every con f oe"have been oressed back at ceS j trollable expenditure-^o that tain points. TOiGET IN TOUCH J WITH THE PE^LE y Charles Stewart is not going to be an arm-chair premier. He is going to �move*.about province- and meet the people. When they, want to tneet him and jdiscuss provincial matters Jje is wflUn'g to go to them rather than ask them to go.to him. That doesn't mean, of course, that - Alberta's premier is going to be at the "beck and call" of people throughout the provirice all the time, but it does mean that �when'he can arrange it and when the ' subject is of great Importance, he -will go to, the people and meet and conter ' with them. It is characteristic of Charles Stewart that he shduld make such an announcement. He is a mari ot the peo-.ple and is anxious to mingle with Uie people and.get their view point on pro-f-vliicial affairs. There never was a Jxabre tippiwachable nVan In our public Jife. The more the pebple of Albe)rta isee and know Charles Stewart -the -more they will value him. He Is-a .man ot strong opinions and he will 1)e hosB of the job at Bdmonton but lat the same time, ho is always -willing � to get other'people's opinions and ac-icept t.hem if they are better than his own. 1 j jTARIFF CHANGES . � �;ON THE WAY Are tariff changes coming? Here in the west people hope so but don't ;^are cuddle any great hopes. Down ^ast, we find Toronto Saturday Night, anever-very kean on tariff reduction, minting at changes and rather patting the idea on the back. Here. Is what it saya: ( The,..Hon. George P. Graham's pre- -----We may be able to pay our debts, and if we can lighten the burden of carrying the debt -for a, few years better. so much the -Maybe the House of Lords wants to Why. doesn't somebody start a guessing compelitlou as to the .number of men the Tjnited S.tatos ;ha3:iil France. The money spent -for-^candy in the Jlnlted States afid Canada in*the past year Is double the .amount 'of .'money jieeded.to keep Belgium supplied'with Uood for a.year. .. \  : Manitoba farmers meeting .don asked for free at Bran- g.|sasawar measure. ly^^s not they vv:ill get what.^they are asking for, tfeo.. � it comes ks a^^ar ^^'.^^-f^m remain ..vefX JThe Mouse of Lordj satictlons the fraiicliise tor the women -of -Britain. Certainly the war is breaking down the prejudices of the old estJ^lished iQ^tltutions. It is n9t bo long since the House of .iLordB turned up itis jiose at Llpjrd^ George and such foolish ideas asi'tot.es-for women. Now they recognize Lloyd Goorga as one of ,th6 great men.';Of the-fiation and they also give yoteaj to ti� laUles, \ , :.P)i*wnIer Stalwart is anxious thikt the liquor, act should be strictly .'ehforced In^^e. cities; Ife was told i&at if tlie pro-^wihared ;th?i tines .with the cifieii-3pi�i'^jslii^ wou^d-engage more IndustribuBlj? in the" enforcement of the hiw, iThe premier haa an open .mind In the matter. We believA^lt aiPtliln that the Cdnadlan tariff wHl re? "would l?e a wise policy to sharft the celyf a Bood deal ot attention In due (j^g^ with the cttiea. It wbuldl.Undoubtedly assist in haw enforcement but If It ahqtild happen otherwise, the 'province could quickly change back to. the present system. .con,r|B-is no doubt well founded, but toSissume, as he does, that the province of, Quebec, with its vast manufacturing interests, would be any more favorable toward a slashing reduction than would, Ontario, Is not so well reasoned, without a doubt the Grang-j er provinces will demand reduced t^r; JffB and a-iarge ntefiBiire of tree,trade', tut thai win not likely come until a jmore important matter, the war, is oft oitr hands. As a matter of tact, the old Borden \goverhnient had gone a lopg way toVard,upsetting the former thepr'es which were the means of Us feettlnp Into-power In 1911. War has ichangBd many a man's viewpoint, as ttei recent election proved, and if is iUiite'within tho realm of possibility itti'al our trade relatlbns, particularly i qthor lines/ These tariff changes have *^i6e� on tho-way h long time, in fact, "�he of them are overdue. ,e'east is openlng^lts eyes, It Inning to cast off tia high protec-bllnkers' Keep paving the way Jjp'reduoUon Saturday Night, you^are �t|th8 sjBe and sane roud. oturliitrwiih:-il|o.g8th battery and was attarfrardi.vtransferred to the .SOtb battenr,'Ha'rwWs .^burled by a shell and haa.baaB-lttl4btsky stated thst neither the conditions of the armistice nor the chltracter of,tha peace negotiations limited 'ffeedSm.rot ^ress or speech. 'yPriu-clpal ot-our schooJ. V �* . "Under the Stratheona Trust jfrlses are awarded for physical cuitui;a, and Cardston school wa^named the winner, for no othfr achbbl in thlt and ot the province approaches it: in ,th^ attention glvap to' physical ^education. We appreciate cp^mfiidtlbn of.: our good",p6Inf^,-but wb�ii:'ohe, who Js' an authority and a^ aJptHftllst pfbnouhces BO fayorably upMi (jtfr .achbbl,' ||nd teachers) it ghotUd'cause lj|^rld*T-]Hsti-fiable prlde^to iSveHup in'tHcjIpieart of every citizen,or ratepayer.. jOur school board' having served for abme five years or 'more, ahould.alscft-i'ftelve the grateful adutqWledgements of everr realdentilSt'Cij;rd�toi�,:^ -- The Crejtjibary'., It is expected, that work ^111 start shortly on: the Vew oraainery. plant, which Is to be rehijll^r-blgger, and better than ever. A ipiold storage ware-houBe will be a pa'rtr�?f. j^hafiifw prem-Ises and up-to-dl^te eaulpmait and building ;Wlll/,be proyldba; by; tlie directors. ' The anjiual meetlp'g is � in February and a speoial meeting of the shareholders may, be called, shortly to aettlfe upbii tbs: baft 4^ftt)oa .for the ever lAcrailsing biialnas| obftracter-istlc of;thls^'dlstrlot.:>;-,':.7'.--;iV''. ACCIDENT^fcl^y #HOT ? Tdronto, Jan; 13.7-"^il|lam Jemes Atteroe, a!returiiedrSb{dlarr:W**' l^^"^' dentally Rliot attdVl.nedjbyebli l^yegr ,. J . ----.TrOeparate peace the call declare* that: the Russian republic and Its councils . win be-Surrounded on all Bides by supporters. "American and French financiers," he continues,-'^re lending money to . PRESBYTEIUAN Knox Church Corner 4th Ave. ang Sth .street S. Rev. Capt. A. H. Ostioon. Paster Rev. w. F. Burna. Aetlat Psater. Regular cervlcoa at! 11 ft.m. and 7.3* .9-m. , :>i 10 ft.m.: Boya Department \ provide -whr material for Kaledlnes -".30 a.m. Big Slstera' Bible Claas. The German bpurgeolsa are aultrvre-* '-^^ P'"'^ Brothers' Bible Class, pared touse them as allies for stining > revolution. These are teree, the brbther,l was arrfsjad oriaataUtertbf/{ the csar. ,It may ba.-that:ft hbly warl on the fronts aa well-as behind the linea atanda before us aa a terrible and unftToidable fate."- Kcylanko explalna thftt-tha oM army Is exhauated and that a new ona mnat be created with the Red: Guard aa a niicleua and it must be aubject to rigorous, revolutionary dlaclpllne,: )� Comradea," he says, '.'the people.pf, Italy, Spain.,France, Auatrla aadSwlt-; aerland watch you with hope and await the call Jo battle agiilnat the bourgeolae. Their soldtera mil aot marok against revolutl�toBry, RumI�. Bnrnli yourselves In tha ranka ot tha people's'gvard and sataiuard tha. My-olntlon'and socialism,*'!' i V , Tbe ftppbal ooncludaa^by daclarlhg i ASSOCIATED BIBLE STUDENTS that there will be no eanpttlaton in i Room 12 Stafford Bleak, Fifth St. 6. recruiting, and appeaWnlt; to ;t�l>,com- Sunday, 7.30 p.m., Bible Study, rades in the Ukraln*',t� taiponft tOiWednear'- " - " ~"" tha-call in order to dataaa llbarty, ANGLICiiN\ St. CjrprtBDli Church Cor. inn ttraet and Sth Ave.'SeMth. Rev. Canon W.' V. McMitten, B.A. / s Reetor Matlna-n a. m. Sunday Sehaai r.r.4 Ibte Clasaas,.S p.m. a EVENSONG t.SO p.aa. ' Holy Cem|nunlen--lit and Srd Sua- days at S.OO; tad and 4th Sundays at 11-ft.m. aptlani'�te?''..'".^"''''fn^^^ been'a "llcoiJaa and j^ay Uad to Sunday and JWiraday Servloea.'' union evangeUBtic/meetUiga. I Everybody Welcome [ All Are Welcom/ -:-T^^"^^^?^, THE UNITED CHURCH OF NORTH LBTHBRHHSE Rev. E. J. HodilM,'ilf;AHVaster , � ,7.30: Song Service. BAPTISIt ^ Fint Baptist (^ttreh ' / Cor. 3rd Ave. lin^ �tfi , . - Rev. c. Baker* Patter Services 11 a.m. and 7.80.p.m. The pastor wlir preach at: both' aer-vices. . - Morning Subject, "The Pftttla. the Race, and the TreaaftX."' Evening Subject. "Tha Thlh,. (Red Mne.".'.- . .."11/  All Coma  . " cHRisTUN ^cjieif'c;? /CHRISTIAN SCIIHOISbOIETVr; - Htiii aiecki'trt Slraat^p,; /. Sunday Sarv(aa-a.t v11;ff��. Subject! "aorjtmajlj.'l' ' Sunday School convejiaa attax morning aerv)oa-:, ^ .� Wadnaaday Evoalnf, TaftUgoay Ing at 8.p.m.:.- ^�j...-:? '�r.' ' The reading raoift Iff apea the PENTECOfTAL AMIMBLV At No, g8 Mtf�r Mra^L CMfhurst ' -Chaa.'8imbnsHa;nia8iar Services Sundays, 3,30 and'7,30 p.m> Tuesday,. 7.80 p.m.; .^'ray'ar'and Full . Gospel. ��� \  Thursday. 7.30 B^IP.J. Prayer and Seeking God's Prpmliea. pivina. Healing at\0�qhjwvlca. We are living In tjia l�n daya. Get .ready. Come. 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