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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta V k ftctalb V PTSSf LttHiNIDOt MIRALO PRINT INO LIMITBC MS flh Street DAILY AND WEEKLY Preefdent and Managing Director Tonance Business Manager TELEPHONES Office Itll Wltortel 1M4 SukeeNptlen Retool per year by per year by Iper year by nail per year to Dfttee of expiry of aabtcrlptloiw ap pear daily on address label Accept ance of pa pen rite date It ew authority to continue the sub THE PROGRESS Of THE The British in their drive at on the Amiens took over 1300 prisoner and many machine ac cording to the latest The new Italian drive is proceed Ing with many former posts being retaken from the In Ruasia the Czecho forces are gaining such power that Trolsky has ordered the mobilisation of a huge army which he says will be necessary to protect the A CHANCE FOR SOME Commissioner Meech made It one of the planks of his platform that there should be more publicity on municipal matters by way of pre pared reports dealing with important changes contemplated by the coun In this he was advocating a course that was We hope we can now to Meech for a little publicity on a mat ter being discussed at the present time by the city That is the question of the proposal to award a contract for the So far the public can make neither head nor tail of the There has been nothing tabled at a city council meet ing that would enlighten either press or the As the present cost of doing the city somewhere in the neighborhood or a year the matter is of some importance to the Incidentally the question of a cer tain highpriced motortruck is mixed up in the consideration of the ques TWO NATIONAL Two great national holidays have celebrated on the American con tinent this Day and Independence The celebrations have given the AngloSaxon peoples of North Amer ica an opportunity to take stock of themselves and of each and if the dispatches are any indication Canada and the United have mutual admiration and res pect one for the The bond of sympathy which their close proximity and one hundred years of peace has postered has been strengthened by the fact that they are now fighting side by side in the great war in One of the features of Inde pendence Day celebration was the fine spirit in which it was observed In the Old One might have thought there would be a cqrtain Amount of hesitation on the part of the British in celebrating an occa sion which marked a defeat in one portion of the but petty jeal ousies have evidently been wiped out by ihe graver events now stirring the world to and a strong bond of sympathy once more exists between British and 1 The AngloSaxon bond will The ether day an eminent Eng lish professor made the statement that after the the fact that go many millions speak the English Jan guage would be one of the greatest factors for democracy and a lasting It is to see the Englishspeaking people taking advan tage of such occasions as yesterday presented tobring about feelings of Closer VACANT LAND WITHIN OUR The four largest cities of the have knotty problem on their bandsAt the last session of the pro racial legislature very wide powers were conferred on the board of utilities to deal with the whole of vacant lands within the of the Judge Carpenter Ktf been making a personal survey of situation And action by the board at an early olfaer day representatives of cjty caunctU of JS UtfcurHge Medicine Hut gath ered In Calgary and opposed tne pro that any of he outlying sub dlvtt1bni1i removed from the It be the evident Intention of the board of public utilities to ar range that certain farm lands wtthln the cities be placed outside the cor iteration A difficult situation has therefore been brought The Herald would like to the Lethbrldge city colinctt put forward its side of the Lethbrldge has welt extended We have rooms within those limits for a population of without The recent tax sale has that owners of subdivision property do not appear to be anxious to hoid their land and pay In view of these tacts It would be Well for the commissioners to ex plaintheir It la true that the land at present within the city lim its has been brought into the city without the opposition of the owners ot the It is also true that the city has taken this property he a basis of assessment and and that it stands as part of the citys security for ttsf On the other the and is in euch a posi tionas to ownership that it is useless for farming purposes unless the city itself undertakes to farm Whether the city is Justified in holding valu able land out of cultivation is one of the important phases of the The Calgary daily papers are busy discussing that citys relations to its vacant land The Al bertan thinks the city should either farm the tend or let it bo taken out of the city Heres the way it sizes up the situation There te no wisdom in the council fighting to keep these lands inside the city in the hope that K can force the land owners to pay the and keep on paying because in many cases that is 4 If the city is to have that land kept inside of the city it must be prepared to finance a great portion of The city is lamentably ehort in but it cannot use all the unproductive land in the city for that Parks are without much value or ser vice unless properly and that costs which the city is not prepared to spend Just How this is a good time for the city to secure reasonable park even if It does not intend to improve them just But after satisfying its park there will remain a large amount of nonrevenue producing which are really farm within the city must either be excluded or must fall into the hands of the The land cannot continue to The Albertan believes that If the city insists upon these lands remain ing inside of it must adopt an entirely different land The city cannot afford now to have non revenue producing land in its If the city insists upon holding the land inside of the means ulti mately the taking over of the must be prepared to make that land It must go into land It must start in farming on a large If it is not prepared to take that re then it should consent to the exclusion of certain portions of the land from the civic If Kadopts a broad policy Qf using thie land for real service until such timeas K can be supplied to citizens reallyin need of then the com missioner doubtless will that it re mains inside ef the But the city cannot sit back and be stubborn about It cannot afford to have nonproductive land in the city It muot show the commissioner thjat it can and will make that land produc tive if reasonable city charges are not and it reverts to the as it is bound to And here is what the Calgary Cana dian thinks While the civic aolons who ed here to discuss the matter of tax ation of farme within the city limits barring Mayor that this land should be treated as urban there is no guarantee that the commission that is handling this question for the province will take a similar In THE CANA DIAN will be surprised if Judge Carpenter and his associates will allow farm land to be taxed as city property even if it lies within the Especially would it be surprising were the property of who protested against being in cluded in the city be left an urban It is notorious that the citys were extended by real es tate promoter for their own pur poses and not for tJie purposes of trie bona fide Why not let us be sane reasonable about this question Why not separate the farm land from the urban land arid get our city down to a fair size We are carry ing a bigger load than we can bear and we are doing a gross injustice to many The of our error will be drilled into us If we are allowed to persist in our present methods and il the property Involved is thrown upon our civic Then we shall discover that we have been taxing it far above IB real When we do this we do an Injustice to its owners and In all matters ihtf city should be a paragon of The question Is a serious and the people would like to have Leth bridges official position to gether with the facts and figures as to our subdivision property in order that they might form an intent gent Donald Murdo of Edmon suing in the dis trict court for damages for in alleged to have been received while he was a member of that insti The who is twelve years of age claims that while runrtlhg on tUe elevated lu the gymnasium lie fell on the ground be neath because of the lack of wbicli lie asserts tlio association should have PICKED PASSING A patenthas been granted at Wash ington to Lars Olson of Winnipeg for Invention of permutation the H year old son of and Armstrong ot was draggedvfrom his pony and kill N During the last 18 months 000 pounds ot beef have been shipped overseas by the Cntgary packing N Sandy TalbOf of Ed whose parents reside at La wns accidentally killed while with the aviation corpp In Quebec province farmers in some districts tore up their registration cards and burned them Jn the Down with Borden and Un ionist Major for Hand who has seen service nt the front has been made second in com mand of the First Depot Battalion at At the closing session of the annual meeting of the order of United Com mercial Travellers of at Col Winnipeg was chosen as the next place of Damarfe to the extent of approxi mately was done by n fire which broke out in the warehouse premises of ONeill and Com Sir Robert Borden is remaining In but his Meighen and Calder have made a hurried trip to London for important departmental has been appointed judge of the court of appeal for Manitobain the stead of Judge who has been promot ed to the chief justiceship of Mani When the next bigVictory Loan is Ottawa will be the headquar ters of the directing Last year it was Toronto and more or less jealousy friction so these will all be overcome with the work directed from the national cap That all the druggists in the pro vince should be notify ing them of the illegality of selling patent and proprietary medicines that liave not been approved by the advis ory is a recommendation being made to the Alberta Pharmaceutical society by theattorneygenerals de Lome proprietor of The Walkerville and son of John Eedy of the Marys has been elected VicePresi dent of the Ontario and Quebec Newspaper Association and a member of the Advertising Committee of the Canadian Press of Strat ford was fined ami costs in police court for giving Oyington an unnecessary for of Rankins own evi dence was to the effect that her had refused Ovinerton a prescription for six ounces the same day that he gave him an orderfor a Soldiers of Great New Bel Italy and Who have fought in the front line trenches are to be formed into one vast organiza tion through the formation in Canada of a new society to be known by the name The Front Line Veterans of the European A royal decree has been issued at says the Koelnlsche Volks pardoning all German sub jects of Houmania who are being pro secuted or have already been convict ed for offences committed withthe in tention of helping their fatherland or infringing special laws against enemy i secretary of the his wife mo his three children and Sammy of while out In a motor launch on Lake Acanac ran on a reef and tbe launch sank almost immedia James was able to save hte par ents and wife and one of the but was drowned white tryihVtb save the remaining three By a new ruling in connection with the fishing industry in com mercial licenses will now be granted to fishermen on Lesser and Lac la Heretofore only fishermens permitting the use of 300 yards of have been Is but under the new system a com mercial license will carry permission to use 600 at twice the Allen whose been was a Canadian by being a native of At the age of in he took up hia residence in and entered British political being elected to the commons in 1900 for the conatltu ench of East Baker al ways has been a prominent pacifist and was an untiring worker in the pa cifist Judge in the district court awarded 1300 damages and costs to Charles against Deputy Returning OfficerBar who refused to allow hlnj to vote at the last Federal election on production of a copy of his naturali zation Production of the original document wait Mr who was In unit la one o the oldest residents of the was naturalized In 1890 and had voted without juestiou at evory election v In the first days ctitvtM for the Victoria college fund wae afc tained in The railway commission has given railways to re duce rates where they have to meet water Sir Arthur Hamilton British directorgeneral has been elevated to the peerage recognition of hie con spicuous action on the food formerly of the city engineers killed in an aeroplane accident in The will of the late filed for probate at shows an estate valued at practi cally all ot whlfjh is left to the The New contingent Of newspapermen who are to be guests of the British government In touring the war have arrived at Vic i jvi 5 iuVk v recently ed killed tn has now himself written to agentgeneral for stating he Is a prisoner of war In Postmaster JUrtes King has erected V tablet in Chalmers church in memory 6t his Rodgie a Royal Military col lege who was killed in action last Joseph formerly employed as accountant at the Imper ial in and foe the last two years engaged as a traveller for the Continental Life Insurance was drowned in the lake near Decorations bestowed upon Ameri cans by rulers of the Central Powers will be flung figuratively into the face of the kaiser and literally a melting to be converted into war saving during the fourth of July parade In New Major and gazetted with the Distinguished Flying The same honor is gazetted to CeclJ Dar ot and Darley also holds the Disting uished and Charles General Secre of the Canadian Council of the announced that within a short time a detailed financial state ment will be so that every subscriber in will have full Replying to a question in tbe Brit sh Lord Robert min ister of blockade and under secretary for foreign said that had been granted to the Bishop of Oxford since to visit the United Names of idlers who have been affected by the antiloafirig law operative July have been listed at New The list compiled from information furnished in letters from neighbors of alleged lounge race track Announcement waa made that tbe Philadelphia Evening one of the oldest afternoon papers in the has been purchased by Cy rus owner of the Evening Public Ledger and other The Evening Telegraph will cease pub i If Toronto citizesifwant Ice cream on Sundays after August they will have bur it Saturday when they are rest of their and preserve for the police commission decided that from then ice cream parlors must close on the Also they decreed that the voices of news vendors will be still every seventh Oliver Balnbridge and a par if of British scientists who are enroute to makean exploration of the Sol oman Islands and other groups of South Sea is in The investigations are to be carried on with a view to estimating their economic value to the British an investigation of the affairs of tne National Em ergency Relief Society William Gumming president and for mer directorgeneral of the Daughters of the American Revolution in dicted by a on charges of larceny and Her two sons are ccMiefendants In the conspiracy A tract of some 800 acreg of oil leases In the Peace was filed lastyreek by preajdegt of the The claims will not likely be devel oped at but Com which is a Toronto in tends entering the Alberta oil field In due and to that end has secur ed an area of promising ground for future Major head of the branch ot the Imperial Munitions Board In British which has charge of the furnishing of airplane supplies an nounced that the munitions board started on thle coast British Columbia has been able to obtain more airplane spruce etch month than in all the years before since the inception of the local The German Government has in formed the United States that it will be to lor conference planned for August discuaa the treatment and of prisoners of The Dotted StfttM now Uu ooUwrenct wmm from Our Own July community wt been badly Some ot us tftottght we had a Maebatl eten after their IfsoiAlMonir defeat by and it remained tat ftrtteft team et iMtftMnt to con Wee M of our After the die Citrous wltfi Cnaniplon certain diettisteii Aldtlmeis asserted that they could raise team from the about town that could play rfngB around the Of ft Outfit like this ctrald not be ever looked on Thuradnyevening being the But alas for our young old timers put ft over them to tbe tune of eleven ram to It Is said that the tcbool are ready with a challenge but that the Barons baseball club has liken to The annual school picnic of the Akrons Consolidated School district Wat held on Nineteen automo loaded with journeyed to the picnic grounds on the river Mtar where the boys and girls had the time of their lives in Usual picnic Quite a number of Barons people attended the sports at Lethbrldge on Dominion among whom were and and and Chris appointed to suc ceed Blackwood as manager of the Union Bank of has taken over his WalVwIns new Un questionably the classiest Is now nearly completed and will be occupied within a few Practic ally every modern device that can be be arranged format the earliest poi slhle For the first time in the three hun dred years history of the Jesuit Or der In ah Englishspeaking priest has been named In the person of the Very John until recently vicerec tor of Loyola in The appointment was received from the general of the Father Led at Winnipeg city employes engaged in clerical work are to get a substantial Increaee in ranging from ten to sixteen per as a result of the findings of the arbitration board which recently sent in Its findings to This class of civic employees did not participate in the recent strike of employes of the but submitted their ddmande to arbitra Eightyfour tickets were given out at the Dominion Land Office at Med icine Hat to returned and discharged men from who were present for purpose of filing homesteads In Bar Many of them sat on the steps of the land office for thirtysix The post of I fee buil ding was opened at six oclock and the men were crowding up the stairs nnd hall ways when the land office officials Up till noon only ten applicants had been dealt with and probably three times that number will secure cwftrtry loose las Men in The Merchants report that the caih adopted by them on Tuesday morning Is working molt lly so We NNfitift able to report summer crops in gtiod eten in of the hot winds Monday and The cool weather of Kit allied by some showerfti strengthened the estimate even without the district will give fifteen bushels to One good soaking will give SO bushels of visited ot Barons this He states that the crops In this and particularly SHAVING PLEASURE Mac told me a few days ago that since he bongtit bit AfetoStrop his regular morn ing shave had become one of his real Mtt M this if you M ABMStnp the only mar thtl ihirpeni ill own thmf only li W jMrttcl Ittvlni ef out 30 days lire trill obtain in AuioSffop from your Try it under all and if not entirely satii rtturn for SafetyRftier Co between here and ttst beet he hM keen thtt yelr7 Hev tfie net flcMfcWt ot the Barons end White Lake preached first on the opinion to fie If Mr up W the rtatiAW of his firtt sermon ho will proveofte of the best pfeechew have here for some the Calgary fair to being largely attended by of th Thomas has moved Into hie new and hue on display H fine selec tion of general HAIL INSURANCE I BEPKEPAKED f AIL HOI WlATHtrt INSURE NOW There is M sating In Only reliable companies Phene H AIL Experience THERE WAt FOR HAIL INSURANCE INI SASKATCHEWAN i ALMft TA HAIL ANCC LOMKS TOTALLED EVERY LINE COM PANY PAID IN TION THE BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE COMPANY HAS PAID OVER IN Doesnt this appeal to you as a good reason why you should In sure with British Amerlepf Be saft rat than terry and apply now by or telephone Fiftli Street Lethbridpe V BUYING BLINDFOLDED How many men and women in this community do their shopping Funny when you think of it that thinking meji and women will play Blind An C Kllfrr irk fr lknvrA you 4i i lair 10 n isn i rair 10 our 11 inn i lair our home He is helping cooperating vvith working with us to upbuild and improve all our home let us play fair with ourselves and with us give the home merchant the first That is all he ;