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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THl)RSI)AXi,�NUARY 17. WIS Russian Basis of Peace is Unacceptable to Gek-nians norldi, Jiiti. J.7.-An otflcdil stato-" tnont )R9ue(l lioro today giving the reply l)y tlio conti-dl powois to tho Jliia-Klnn projiosiils nt' Brosl-LHovslc on Monilay says the lUwBlan iiroposalti ttoticcrnfiig (Jio regions ocfiiiplod by tlio �:eiitriil po\vor� cllvorBO to siicli a de-Ki'oo from tin; views ot tlio r'onlriil powers that In tliolr preaciit form tliey uro /iincfoptJitolo. Tlio statenif-Mit nayn tho Uusalnn pro-liOKtilR (to not show 6. comproniislns nt-tltUfld iuul tlo not oloftr tlie opposlt.u jiartkiH on a Just haals. NovorlholosH, 11 nildB, the central powers again are liroparod to give a clearly forninliUed oxprosalon ot tholr opinions and to try . to riud a basis tor a compromise. For tHe- fiontfal' poworfl, m illBtinol. from tho t'.RSo iy']tU'lluaaltv, tUo an-nQunuompiil.iadda, .a' ponclunloir of peace W/tUKtldg^ Ua� no connection with a 'gtiiiefs^MBi/Cfi ifnrt the.contrnl powers arercotnpelldd to continue the war against tltttrlothor enomlos.' The nsSorflqii 'i'Uttt Uio Tlfetit ftrsQlt-rtot6'rni!iio.ttQn 1� d national trllmto ,o( nations and iipt of "parts of milittUHia hot oiir pcaicsptibB of SBlt-doiormlna-tloii, tli*d /.pnicIM-.'DftitHnioht- dPc.l?rGs, U must not iisai{incd that. tho. jjmits of occiifratloji' are -ft stniirtnril'.ot-fl:^-Inf: 'the Uoupd'nriq&'ot 8v\cti povjJons. .. 'I"hQ AUBtto- G ctroiiuH,' (lie' 8ftttotubt\t. decJaies, do not'.Jptend Jnctjrporfttlii^ the torrltorlca now ocouploii by llipm" Into IrrcBpoiiBllJle. cbuntrlos. : i / The coiitrnj powers agreed; It la iidd-�id, that a vote b� the peoples in-broad Mne� bo sapcUoned on the baslx of cittzewaftipv mtt"!t"wtis declared that- u referenflnra appeared to bo Impracticable,. The central-powers think lllat a Vote on iiwidg basis taken from the niectore.and suppleinonted by a ropre-�entattv6 body would sutflce. DealrinB to reach, an understanding with Russia, the etiitbment continuea, the central powers made tho I'orogoinp; far-reachlnjf pi'bporihis which represent t?io most ostreine limits within irhich thoy Btin hope to roach a peaceful un-derstandl^ig.' 'U'ho AustrlansauU Qormans, says the Blatement, do tip't Intond to compel live territories in dlsputp'to accepi^,this. or that form of state, .buttlioy reserve foi* themselves iind,'the peoples ot tho occupied -ferfltbrles'a'free haiul for 'the conclusion of trbatiis of'every kind. Wllhdrawpl of tho Austrian and Gorman troops from the occupied territories while thOi'war IftstS'^s impossible, the startmont say)*- ^ K military conrtlti( n� P':-mlt, tho central powers may ni danvo to reduce tho Bizo of the occt piincy from the forces to such nunibi � as -e necessary .tbioaiutaiiiorde lUUl |rio may bo striven for. � ' Hpgardliig Ibo rotu. oC civilians Avho hav the statement says i bo uxatnlnod In a -{rom time, to time, bu entrusted tv a spocUi it is - not an .i.isu� of portancB politically. Not a Reeognltlo Wnshlngtdxi, Jan. once. of. dlplonjatB I Prom tor Lonino, rof of tho 'ku{uanian mi connlrued by tho I ornmont Bti.rgpogult character ot-(^e' 13 msiit. It wa�-J]}ftdo doj!tlrtWentH'6u'ay t (fxlsta no,..qu'eat/Qus cbarabtor oJ.the pi Uiero Jsno asguran ctjrilrph-a,'-large pa "and unti! the o;tcrc| er'i 1 iff llioficQ -'d hbly wilt (bp >uo: r�( dofufctb 'go VernniEiJi to til 4 homeii ,l)eeii -Smoved, (lUtt loa may Siavob Bplrlt ,->at li .(ould soinii: (iiou.as' Istfli lijig ijn- f BoisrievikI -Til. /confei-atrof iil : wJU Inc 1 e arrest w/ii not bo ! detactn evlK-i govern' tr ai the stato Wliilu there to liicdotacto -in I'eirograd, � it;* nblllty to, t llHi country, '_t-ii rnuoh wld-3d' thorji-prob'-llon uvoiv.as -a R B. C, BYlECIl mmmm Some woincti hold to tlie idea that bread-making is a long and difficult opcratiou, bttt this is a mistake, for with Royal Yeast Cakes, light, sweet bread can be made in a few hours vrith but little trouble.' TRKE: OnrncwRoy.ilYeinlBikcBoolc will be ftcnt free upon tctiucst. H con-ialns iuU iiiRlrucllons for muklnj^ hrcatl anil rolls wlUi Royal Ycasl Cakcn. Scnil nam� j\n\l nvljTcai plainly -wriUftn anil tills valuable little boolc vlll be made a promptly. E.W.CILLETTCO.LTD. TonOHTO.CAMADA V-'INNIPEO 'MONTBCAL m m\mi LEi! liRY Vancouver, .la are bolniT held tod constituencies win the loglslaturo an nary 24. -The oxi catidldates will bo Vancouver-Mi pendent; Sergoan Hton; Private R. dent returned aol ard, Soclall.^t. . .. Alberni-J.. :P. |lBoe, R16hard WaillB, C Nowca.itliJ-J. i H. Htxwiihornthwa SlmilUameen-1-Reeve SifcKeuKle, vatlvo. , 1 �Nomiualions |(our provincial e-cinctions for |e held on Jjin-loii Is that the ollowing: di Smith, Indo-Jrinnan, oppoa-OTing, indepon-W. A. rritch- Liberal; Ivative. In, Liberal; J. clallst. [.luteh. Liberal; tlctoh, Consor- The New ^ AT WADDlNGtON'S AUCTION MS ATTRACXeO A-LARGE CROWD OF BUYERS AFTER. NOON AND GOOD BARGAINS WERE SECUF !Y THE PUBUCwahlE, BALANCE OF THE STOCK WIU SOLD .vT^ (Fri ly) . At 2 o'clock And Intending purchasers w^lll do well to attend, to buy absolutely new goods at auction does not often ^ndfbr this reason alone toil SHOULD ATTEND TfllS �" FJf^ANK WADDINGTON-AUCTIONl These Goods were ' ' shipped in for sale fron\ . and must be sold. "WADOINGTdN SELLS WITHOUT RE iporlunlty ;8elf very iMercbant SI. John, N.D., Jan. 17. - A large transport docked hero loriny with some ninety pa.s9Qiigers, thirty of thoin Canadian officer.^ homo-cojulng from the war. Included among them was f^aptatn C. B. Cockburn of Hamilton, a graduate of the Jloyal MllUaty Col-logo at Klngaton. Captain Cockburn was n mochaiilcal transport officer. Wo said that the allies' artillery ou Uio western front is a nins.i ot magnificent �warv�nachlnery, and to plerco It would be 8(iulvnlent to breaking through many walLs of iron. Piight-LIeiit. ii. P. Reardon, of Moose Jaw, Sask., was a passenger on tho steamer. Ho crossed to England with the first contingent. Ue was at-taclxed by ten German machines on one occasion, but .out-speodod them. Hewaw shot in the throat. EVOLVING A TAX fflCAIE PI FOR ALTA. CITIES Calgary, Jan. )7,.....Tlio Evolution of ] a tax cortitlcato schfine and provision for a tax sale took up consltrerablo time at the confernncQ of tho mayors and other city officials of the tour Alberta clHos wliirb opened In the council chamber thiH morning. Acting Mayor Hullte prnsldiMt at tlio conference and tho other two mayors present wero Mayor 11. AI. K. ISvans,' ot Edmonton, and Mayor Hardlft, oJ Lothbrldge,,'Mediclnc liat being represented by,'City Koilcifor H. 0. Ban-nan and Clty'.TroaBUrcr C, I''.'Lod8tcr. , The qtiostlbn'Of coibicting (ho taxes ill the various, cities came up first and the conclusions arrived at at tho Hdnionton confSrenpc wore read to t^o meeting. Those anggnatcd that tho new act to be placed before the legislature should tfrbvuic tor iho sale, ot all lands afterislx months In arrears from tho end ot the year in which tlio taxes wero levied; that tho redemption period bo one yuar; that land not bid in at the sale should at the expiration ot tho redemption period automatically become the iiroperly of tho city in which locdted; it! tho property, is redeemed all taxes levied to the date-ot the redemption to be paid. Most of tile discussion was over clause seven which was finally made to read that "in "Ihe alternative and at the option of the particular. city council, tlio scheme for the aala of tax sale certificates after tho end ot the year in whlcli levied may be adopted until the date when the tax sale must bo held." It will thus become obligatory tor each city to hold a tax sale providing the tax cenlticate sale. Is not effective. The details of the tax certificate scUeme will be outlined and arranged either at a later meeting or by mail. The Food Controller's Instructions Are Sell More and Conserve the Meat Supply RELEASE DR. M'CARTEN irishman on Bail on Charge Preferred In the. U. ar-Resolution. . � / . Sent : Dublin, Jan. 17,-TheWprcsiio cortu-. cll ot tho Sinn Fein on behalf of the Irish republican party yesterday announced that tViey are sending a resolution to President AVilson also to. Russia and France, protesting aeainst the treatment of their ropreaeutatlve, Br. aicCartah, who, tlio resolution says 'now lies in a British prison In Canada being seized for presenting to President Wilson and the congress ot America the demand ot Ireland tor the right of government as laid down by President Wilson." -~" The resolution calls oh Irishmen throughout the world to demand the immediate roleasa of "our envoy.", The fact that Dr. .McCartan is being proceeded against in New York alid that he has been released on-bail was announced in tho Irlsli newspapers some days ago. ASKEWIN !� WORKERS Big Firm Appeals - Central MedicalJBoard is Now Suggested , ^ Special Fish Sales Every Tuesday and Friday We have two car loads rolling now. This means a saying to the public of 2 to 3 cents per pound, the difference between freight and express rates. Eat Fish for Health and Economy We have tKeioUowing varieties: CHICKEN HALIBUT FINNAN HADDIES COHOESALMON IMPERIAL KIPPERS BLACK GOD ATLANTIC BLOATERS LING COD SALT HERRING SNAPPER FILLETS SALT MACKEREL NORTHERN LAKE WHITE FISH. ^ 1 12 I i EETHBRIOGEfflAN V ' As Executor of John'f. R663 Estate, the UnA kale, �l)ove,'Riinch, comprising 1600 freehold prop* ^t.'w .dM#it,r.A#.b- 'Aii^W,-^n Prnn^i-fv alt fehced andir of jfi-gndbreek, Alberta,' Property an icnv^ou o.. vyatered by Cow Creek which runs three miles c Timothy, ao in Westefn Rye'Gpa88,''20 In Alfalfa, OtfO R4re plowed ready for crop. Forest Reserve otose to H)Jy free paflturage oan be secured," U^rqe a room bjilhroom- flne( ^wiy'^ca. Largo, barn for 14, head; . room, ohIcHon house, wagon shed, completely equlifa cattle, includlna cage cement dipping vat; special! ahd qorralu'for winterlna calves, land all level,-Complete irrie of farm machinery, about 260 head horte*. To be sold as going concern. FOR PRICE AND TERMS APPUy| The Trusts & Guarantee 9Ai.GARy AND LETHBRIDGB, AL Offer for Has North [need, well acres In 140 acres >� practio-|ou8b; wltli ij harness indllng of |oted Kheds In house, d 25 head ipany V.-'l � &FCOis^ER|r.;::: : CAPITAL PAIp'UP. $l5,0b6,b00FRESERVBlfA^^^ Branchei .000 Bdmonton, Jafi, 16.-At the mealliig of tho Alberta Croat War Veterans this afternoon, tlie following otflcara wove ctectod: * Presidoiit-AV. ,T. Dyson, Calgary, ve-olected. First vico.pi-esident-A, B. Nightingale, Edmonton. Second Vice-president-H. T. Higin-hotUam, Letlihridge. - Secretary-treasurer-J. W. MJtclioll, Calgary. Could Not Pay Tax-Edmonton, .Tan. n.-^That (u number ot locals o! lliQ Great War VetorapB are unablo to pay thoir por capita .tax, and that as a consoauonco lUa treaRury, of tlio, orKanlzatlon could not show. a satlafictory balance, was tiio expiana-tlou made to the convention of itho Alberta association which was in sas-slon hero, by j; R. Knigbt, secretary of tho Dominion ibody. , ( : Tho question was,ralsod oaply \n tho meeting that" tlio por capita tax ba roduced, and n quory as to the dlspo-: sltlon of the funds -vraa also put, Oom-rado Illginbotham ol Ijethbrldgo, Bala' tl\o total should be In tho neigUborhodd' of flG.OOP. Secretary Knight ^oolared' the amount was a e^reat oxa^gQrRtlon, that it -tvas not morp , than ?I4,000,' scarcely enough to oovor oxpdneeu.; Comrade -Dauo of ffldmouton,, dealar-; od that ivUh 36,000 nieiuber* 'tUa 'organization, each o� whom vrnji �u^V posed to pay a tftx-of slxt>; -OBjUs llw' figures did not prove out. Sftoretary Knight's oxplanattun followoi}, \ , j Mdnlreai, .TancaT.-Peter Lyall and So^s ConstrU^lon. company of this city, mnj^ltion'-nianufacturers, appeal-ad i'or exemfttiSn on behalf pr forty employees ahd~'Mr. Jus'l^Ice Blaclennan, in order to obtain a decision from the central appeal judge In such cases, yesterday gave the Lyall-, firm leave to appeal to Qttawa in the'case of four' munitions -xv.orkors for whom exemption had been asked. The firm employs al^ut 2,000 men. � � Mr. Jitstice Duclos, sitting In an examinations appeal court, to'Say au-iioUnced that in futnre he would ac-fcept the certificate of the military Aedlcal board concerning a man's fitness for the army in preference to thu family physician. ' Justice Duclos suggested that a central medical appeal board might be constituted by the authorities at Ottawa in order to meet cases of conflict In medical opinion. HOWTHElfNClAi I'he oft)clardeclaration by. Haturn-ing Officer Dini'idsou ot the vote, In; tbojLethbvidge federal riding Jn the repent elections, shows that 6 total vote of 6578 was properly recprded.'Inthe Lethbrldge provincial riding which In-,cludes Ixilhbridge, city and the'Coal-hurst, Commerce,,New.lands, Diamond City and West LethbridgQ polls, W. A, Buclittnan had a/ipnjorlty ot 1476 In a total vote of !i742. The Warner pro-�vi,ncial riding palled 771)-votes and Pack had a majority of J.V., In, tho Cardaton provincial riding, Buqhnnan had n majority ot 00 in a total vote of ,1030. J That pan ot tb� Tabor local riding In the Lethbrldge federal seat gave Buchanan 201 majority in a total vote,, of .1881. Albion nidgo-poll.be-I'ongS: to tho lAiUe How couttttueooy. and It gave Pack a � majority, of 6. IFllSUtllRE SOPENEO" ^* * * ? * � c * NOTED GERMAN A PRISONER OF BRITAIN London; ;jan. 17.-Baron V(jn> w ^plogol Und Zu Pookolaboihi) commander of uorraau BUb-^ * marine U-20S, who wrote the' widely circulatod narrallvQ ot..;* a voyago ot that undersea boftti'V^* ? land lor Bujiio ihno, ,lt bijoaroa ? -known today,; ' ,\:::,:,!,,.'X�,-(. ' ^ ���-i;^ ? * �Winnipeg, Jan, 17.-The tlilrd aoe-aion of tho flftooiith legislature In MftuUoba ;wa� oponod this attornoon ))y Sir James Aiken, lieutenant jjover,-nori Hts honor was RcqompanleiJ by a guard . of. honor one hinidrad atront; from (he depot battalion, while � military, salute wu� f,lred by au arliilory battery.dotachmont. at Forst^Ogbornrf. 'The speech from,tho throno Jmadft .lUtle retoruncB to ooming l*�ia)atloH find It is thought tho sossioi; iwlU ba ajaliort ono, Tho speech paid' . MAY PURCHASE RV. '. 1, Boston, iwafts., Jan. ItJ.-The'uogg. Iblo pui'ohaaa of the Boston and Maine ttS'a rnoanj^ ot protecting tho meana of the com|non,woaUh. was suggeated /in the annual roport of Atlofnay peuefal ? ? ->  !;> , At well mado to tlie loglilature today. '-.-^;-wf^U--^'----'..... �V � ;%cket----Tlnrd Ave. -S., Phones-^IS' and: 3388; ' . , , ;^imu,on.i^iarket^Cor. 4th:Ave. & 6tJi St S:, Phone 1(5 . .Palnce.MftrJ.ef;~Thiriwr.Hi Bi.m, Phone 4.31:' ' OEFAOm TAKEN IN BY POLICE HERE Mounted, Provincial and Cily Poiicc! Forces Bugy Gathering T^eni in Wiih- the Mounted, Provincial alid city police on tho tralK of defaulters' uqder the Military Service Act: 'those who iravo failed to repot-ttor duty as required are due for an"; unpleasant; session during the' next fe-iv weeks, .lust the,otheti.day;-tlie-clty. police look tester Gregory In tow. Yesterday the' Mounted-PollciB-pldked W.'A. Nlch-; ol, and he'is In the tolls awaiting mill-' tary escort to take Ulm to.Calgary. The A.P.P. have also been busy. August Bacda is awaiting .escort and this morning they picked up BOrtle Pease, and he, too, will be forwarded to the first depot battalion at Calgary. Within a few days all branchoa of the police will havo lists ot the names ot all defaulters, and a ganeril cleanup will than commencci The Mounted Police are maUing arrangements to comb the country for every defaulter.^ Absolutely nobody will escape. ? * ? �.  �� '>   t-NVENTOR TVPEWRITERbEAO .Vow '^'ork, Jan. 17.-^,Walter J. Barron, whose inventiona re-, suited in the perfection of the typewriter, died ot paralyals at his home in Brooklyn-yesterday at tho age ot 71 years., * � � 10,000 COYOTES WAflTED ' Will pay from $6.00 to $9.00 for Good Hide*. LETHBRIDGE HIDE, PEUT & FUR CO. Rear C.P.R.. Telegraph Offices Referenoea: Standard Bank', Office. Phone 799 Rttldenee Phone 324 ----n,- fordlnpes Rfe^OREb ANO REAMED AND rCTTEO WITH OVERSIZE I PISTONS, we OUARANTEE SATISFACTION. 216 FIret Aye. S. Phono 1732 Niy^N BROS. IIS PIrai .Ave. a. Phepe 17U FARMHANDS ' Of ,'t(ie Hu4toii'a Bay Company OITvUftP PARM MORTOAOES TH^^^; Macbeth '� / SALE Mares in Foal From,3 to'Syeara, welflKlna from 2400 to.2800 lbe,,per teanu on 'Saturday, January I9t^^ 1918 THESE HORSES WILL BE SOLO ABSOLUTELY WITHOUT RESERVE AS THEY HAVE BEEN BROUGHT HERE TO .BE SOLD NICHOLSON &LeVALLEY AUCTIONEERS AND SALE MANAGERS � 30 head of mav'ee annrsieldingb, rrom3-U) SyearH.'.'Mielgtolngffrona J T^am'ot biaoK, inacesr i; and'T yoara, wolgliln�s860.tf^^^^ bulk and wol^n�ade for kind or work. ^ v yiV!':'::.i".'-.-/;'/ ' 0649 25?1 6734 ;