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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta mm ten iWif WEAlHER Hlflh.............." Low..............' s^',;- ~'Ri: , FeraoMt: Fair; vary'qlft ;;J^;; �-BLOODY Commissioners Decapitate Part of^their Salaries For Relief--Gity Solid tor and Qtkers to Come in for a Like Paring ^ Q?o' See"oorsela as Ithers see ua." To see. oorselS'.os Itiiera see us.v d:ho ,renbVaed (ScoUlsli tai-d proba. ibly never .heard -of coinnilBBlon form ot government.'rnor of-Hardle, Grace Or -Aeid, :but;'itliOHe" three '^gentlemen would ;-gJye a. fidnerouB-slice off theli; BalarjTitp-have the gift that "Bobbl-" iBiiras/lpng^d for^^^^^^ , The Citizens' committee, no doubt, '.shed^eoine:light onTtUo question, for thp oomjniesiopergi: ;aiter pondering tgr sqyeral hoiij-s this � * * i,rijp ,to JIB it(S' �^Ye' sometiiing/' Bai,d Mr^Orace. " %Ve don'trnee^a v4te of the coun-. cll." aaldrthe Mayor. "That wouldn't decide the .question,, as. the charter xllstinotly: states � what we  are to � get. It's, up to each one of us to. give what we fee we can afford, and what we think. :t le ratepayers want, I wish: we cou'ld.see oursel.ves^as others see us.'.' "Well, then," said Mr. Grace, I'll give-let's'see, what Is' my salary? |291.6.6''a- month. .HI' start the ball rolllag by.'fthaving' that down to $250 a nionth.sana I'll, glvevthe $41.66 to lo . ca'l relief every month." � "That suits me all -right."-said the Mayor. "I'll give the same amount." Mr.^Reid made a out of $25 a month on his. own salary, and said tnat was the limit'thht'he'could possibly go: Mr. Grace and t]io Mayor made the cut S40 even. S'b .-Mr.: Grace gives 13 5-7 per cent.; the Mayor 12 per cent.i and Mr. Reld'8 4-7 per. cent., and their salaries in future will be: Mayor Hard! e; S3520i; Instead-of $4000; Gommlssioner 'Jrrace, $30^0, instead of $3600;vand Commissioner Grace $S,-200, Instead' of $35(JD.'OBr-.annum.v ; The* total out amounts to $1260, and all of it- wltl go towards local' relief as long aa.it is needed^ The salaries of'some of the other, city .(jfficlals came in for discussion; and tentative outs, ranging from 5 to 20 per cent, were madeii These officials are, in' confcrenoe � with the commissioners this attemooii;' when the def-- Inito.dGCreases will be-arrived at. Those off loep: . under discussion were; .Street superintendent, city as-: sesBOr.clty.soljoitor, fire chief, ^assistant; city engineer,, power plant engineer, car-barn foreman, and line foreman. ' The cuts.,were,not.made on any per-, , centage 'basis, but "simply on a basis of eauitabillty.* (The highest cut advo^ oate4 affe^Jbi, thejoffloo ot the city so-/Ucltofioandiilt! Ig'propoBed to; slice; the salATOi'of thisvptflcial A$50 month, or �20' per. cent. The;city asseBSor. may coB5ie>ln-for.a-45^.percenti: reduction, ancl'.vthie pthpr, offlqliils for outs rang-InVdtfwn to 9 per cent. nlnis-,^I)|d " Iter; Trealirwsnt MASS MEETING PROPOSED FRANCE TO ; BE THIRD SEA POWER JULY 1 Washington, ..D.Cii-i Jan. 22.- The United . States will drop, from the third to fourth place among the world's sea powers., with the completion of all ships under construction up to July. 1,: 1915, accoMing to: the calcu-.' latlon In the navy year .book;; . issued by the "Senate, naval 'jfc coftiinfttee.- Fwdide-'wUl �moVe^,*( ifr ''^roni' fourth to ttiiud poBjHon,  � ac'cbrdfne to the''offlcialitaJrte.  � RED CROSS SEWING ROOM ".'ior-Slberta?Horior . Have you signed thepledge? If not, you will likely be asked to In the near future,, that'ds'lf'you are a consumer of gas: ~ The City Council is going to'.conduct an investigation, and a biig meeting of gas consumers \vil1 ibecalled at an early date for the jiUrpoSe of ventilating the alleged abuses; Of the gas company,, and 'to Urge upon the citizens Of thei,"coal city" the.slogan "burn coal.'^ . >. - . . . The matter was turned oyel" to the commissloiiers. atvyeatordaj' after- , , noon's me'etfng of.the Boardrof.Trade , Cardston S^te ^ of Squadron; Hughes'^Says So , Cardston, Alta -standing the liberal 'offer made the town of .$150 per month wt light aiid water free, t�: the squad: { . Pue ,Ghiof 1'Wm. -HarUy, honorary . .sefcretary-..ot-ithe I.etHbridge Centre ol ;,thej St:, .JolMi: AmbulSh'ce Association, ihas receive^*wdrd irojiB the: head bl-rGbe. o1'13ie.'.associatiohffin Loniibn that |fhe has .been; rccoramerided for the parchmebt^'Vote o� thaiks for his in-1 ..teresti.arid .aotivitv in conneobion with' _ the,,order.'-in Lethbridgc and Alborta. f Chief. Hardy , is the first man in Al-., I,bert^;.to:^reccive this Signal and high-Ton 01 vT,+,jii'.jlM HoDorary-..reconmendatw^ and the "^,^W^^'~^i**''^^''iLcbhbridge society may well feel " "proud of their leader. , The ladies .-of the city who are interesting;, themselves in sewing forv, the Red Cross are remindedvthat the. sewing room m the Acadia Block 'will be oI,' Beausejour but without success, -'.^^xaji "Between the Meuse and Mo9Bltoitai;,., the; southwest of St. Mihieiv li.- ;;tlio;;||f| forest of Apremont,; an-exceedingly; ..fe} violent bombardment made it impose tA sible for us to retain the/Oetiiia& trenches occupied bfuayesterds^'lopi a distance of ISO-yards. ' "> ' - ':^To the northwest.ot;*PontrarMouja^^vij^a sdn in the forest of Le Petre the en-emy yesterday r�-captured a'PorTion ' of the trenches taken ;b)!^^>i4iB' Jan 20, . but ~�^� Tare maintaining at i� Ikli otter pomts:of.%i^is^;doiitV�>n tI>\ 'k VIn :,tl^e Vo- - THINNING BIG PROBLEM >^liidhf:th�;,.0�tm�^g; ..^^^ . , reduced Jo silefice: " .?/ S!^,'Ihf;;Alsace,,.:;intant'r^^^^^^^^^^ Teigion of Hartrniuin' a^ .^oing on with great ferocity, y^ta'' ^truirrile:;;i8;^ 'actually';liandttS^:)ii^ James E. Ellisdh, iinMiaging;;dir�Cii;^ In fi^lj; pfvlJaiineilMal^^oU^^ tor of the Knight Sugat;;c�mpanyfj.tJllPrv itspersed J5%;theri^^^ iSr�rva/i/\T>ii-\VTn speaking at the Board of Tradcjun- enemy." ,T,,i,.v' PROMOTIONS cheon at the Lethbridge hotel, BBBLIN OETIOIAXi 1 IXXfiyiXJ HV/il stated definitely that the sugar Berlta,,Jan. 22 (wIrelMS to.L. ndftrf, factory would be moved from Ray- ? l-_P nl,);-^.^^^5|tod^|| mond to Layton ' " ' .-. ~ - - - -- on' condition that t*ey drill here, until yesterday was it definiMJiyi. _,j,notipr- Canadian Light Infantry'ln their first u nuaoeme/'t wjth the" enemy are flwd-^ > , ually epriiing fnl, � ^ �trei^t, qttawa. * - , Prlyata Drayeott of-the regimen f- VepsrtBdfWOunaed, HIk n�Txt-ofK( ,H^!Draypot�;, ^UverROolf.EnBlan?!"." T fied Lethbridge, BO wo"c&nnotjihdvce(.thein to correct any wrohgs.'Jjyfihblditig out that threat. V^^e.^a^e^'pftssirig r;up a $12p,000 a year vpiyro fi>;,;'l'f? everydne' burned coal, there.wo^ldh^ .thafcflnfich more money paid. fo:^mlnorst'teantsters and Mackprniths lii .^h^l city;'and it would all be spent >hei'p.'';:r;' .� s "Then we've gojttto lBontihue'to'in?e' plundered, or^ revert 'itQ.?coaJI/'"iaId' Mr. Wine. ' i'' 7. -S-Ji^^i^y Mr. Oeoi�e, Sticey t1iottght?^1iit>t was too late*ah "tliea(viilt^*ftarsdo. anything, but that we imgit iif busy anyway, as there, is ;miOt]ljer,^tiit^jS com-. Ing. 'He tliought many; cojtf^tii^e^^ had gone to a big expenBa#,tqi;insj;^ll^gas, and that theK vould he-loa^e fo dispense with It When their'gas, equips ment would be^5>bsolotei ,  It vrka then pointed out^that the saVi Ing m'ade by burning jsSaJ Would mor^ i than offset this.ltem.. , , , ^ Mr.^ Crawford', ol^(theV)Chlnoolc^ Coal I Co., said thattljWwasVliS'do^Uht.hjit what the 'reversion..to--.;do|il to>^*ry citizen woul^fmatertelVy al^rfiie.coal �Jndustryhfere.:. - .. "flV"-.. One member; tl)oughtt:that'^th6,;^^aB .(leposlts would buy' a"neW;6oar range and pay other expefases^^^returning lo coal.' ' ' ' ' ' ' rMounted Uifies under the commands Mdior Brown, will drill at CardstblK} This is good news for this t'^'aA"Slate for a mass meetinc'iivlien; be^ asked tix; (surety Iha^the :^'h6''Mayor jw'el end/^indeftpolc tq tfouldAi. receive; s- bw^.Vsv opinion 4 tUi :>Ji.S. Cruiser San Diego's Boiler BloWa Up and .Four Men Killed .;if> �On Board the U.S.S., Sandlego.^.iLa Paz, Mexico, via San Diego, Gal., Janv 22.-Four men were killed arid- liljie' seriously Injured Thursday afternoon on board the armored cruiseriSan-Diego," when a boiler tube blew out,' after.  a steaming, trial of four hours, had been completed; ^i-ii: t Immediately after the accident the crfllser, ie^tf'for Cruaymas. where.^stie arrived^ at 2 o'clock this (Friday morning). .{  ^' -^^v ' iV)AQRATH RECRUITS, ,i Magrathj 1 Alt8;,j:>Jaii.:J 22,r-^ho;-ifbi^ Jowinfe.'haye Bigned up for tii? loqar squadron: of, �tbe.;lSth:c;M,R!:^A sey.'T. Boyd. H. Ilead, A Robprtson and Mr., Frayne. A rreovultlng!:WfIce: has been,opened, and others are-exi^il pected to join shortly; � ( ' , litihii^iinless iMiirM'^^iJP^iitirt^'foUowIiV;?!^^ ./rhe company has.;;;|kme,,:;,its lieat j.^, -� v.>.*^"u said Mr Ellison to"i^e a �ccess j;^ ,.q-'^j-jh^ of tlie sugar beet ia**fay We but v^^ ^he dSy^liaijis^lJ^ had/not J>een,suppprte^,>tlu faiin SouthwastS b^iBenT.&^^ ers Las^t year a totali^of onU 600 -na^^jii^a^^^^^^ v,,_______.... . . , . . , tons QjsSUMr beets were � offered - t^r -partly destroyed by^tha^wlUpBeSoii Other promotions in the regiment' sale ati-th^ factory^*ep,at^to^^^^^^ ^^^^^  "TS ,r 4 ,Tr *ir -j ...-.^ur."^ �'35,000; ftons, afe needed Factories m "x fVench at&ek^norita of Verdunl e: Major G. W. Ward, formeny of umted States use.;as much *s was rSed. oSw. T � �!V-^ the Rifle Brigade; QaptainFltagerald,'I 200,000: tons in a season's run Some "After tha.fliattl�a formerly of the Royal Irish PuslUersj ; of the; farmers in the Raymond,dis- yesterday to'the^tfoat^ trict;'he said, complained tbat; they^^Vmltll^Freiieh^etaislil had'not .receiv(Hl.^U8C>%eatment;>i^^^ thB\'-factory and.'.;thaf;:fttioy;.;)wreyi^^ piid f as ��.much, for: th^ifA^tSi-yjsifi.tlpS Captain Carr, formerly; - of the 8th Ghurkas. This is , IntereBtlhg', as being the, first; 'promotions since :the formWion of the,,i^egiment. > Major-J. H.-McKl^nery is invalided on.sick leave; who 'by this time ^jlidgBe.come aocuf.^, tomed to cooking vjlth' |;g8. ' : CommfBSloner ;iR�iav'|iald that tin could cook just ap,"'eoiinomIcally, i ^ith' less danger, tiy uMn�r the cl .. elecJtrioity; but",that'tb6*�lg stXimbllnu Wopk'svasft^wJopBt "or�eq''Ulpraent.ato^ .utensils'. 'v� \ , , And'.sp,-the aorewa w'^l be closed-) The V^rj! doyrn^Ion the gfis company, whether ' hey;;cars. |toF.: aie5Lethhrldge ;trade,'pir jot.,%dato'fp-' - ;be'announced gas company, wnetneris tlie'Lethbridge trade'or'h; Cause of Delay Starting Work on Pipe Line produce:was worth orth But, Mr', ElUwn-- ol allt PrencfimwVM''far;ifBjtii throughth^ > wcst^tetljSM...uiK-C^'^r^M-^-'^-^ ' ^ ,t&elrpoii-- li ^nemy^ - ' , IffMiif^iM^ iAIn the^^VosKes, north ot SiBiDiahMBi�; iCemayl^::onr. troopa threrw^thiMeiae^ 'bijts.vofithti heights of thoi�artmai!�^ iWeilerkopf'bills.' We took two offl- SoL'cJJiWreu*''*'*'* ^26 men prisoners. , m4�*>' special/- GERMANS PEAR FOR M_ city has: a portion ,61 the pire need- t"P tjo ?�'oP|^*q'ci,r;i,>�;;..ij^.V,/,-,'^''^;.^".Oi^^!^;;;:*;.^,;,.';.-. 8)jpveyor 'm^nton 4.� 1 ';V iPaaaea WelLKnown^ UuvA ' '^oipiimi^^^o^eSpit, Southern. AW '''f x'^'w'*d'fo I^''r??'''f-'''"^ deatii yeyqrrjt'Ediaonf' ipn' Land Sutj |;' r well,;t^ make a ;^ujed rtAAijreV/ ,reiiort.(S the figfiting during, th�B ^, intracir, and /two months issued .by the Prencb war �AM'SM^ib' staff t6day, mn mqUiod ol aiegB'op-V.X erations has larMlri^avoied the si: Jjwmf^k^ by: 8 w'ft!* sorfy )' tfie factory, "tKepi,, .TJiB erations has largetei^avi lies, who, '(vhi}{^ibhfy ha^e gaimt. groiad ok almost every part o1^;;^;i| , ^ ;