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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta N I iV i DAILY AND WKCKLV Lit HMIDGR HERALD INO LIMITCC tth Street Buchanan Fmldent and Managing Director Buslnen TSLrPHONKS fulness Office Mltortel OUice Bubierlptlon RaUa per week per year by per year by per year by per year to Dates of expiry of gubgcrlptions ap fear daBy on address Accept Mice of papers expiration date ts jtw to continue the THE PROGRESS OF THE Tho Germans have made no further appreciable advance in their drive the The offensive has almost completely died The en emy made an attempt to cross the Oiae last and succeeded at one but were thrust back agaiu by ihe THE EMBARGO ON The purpose of the embargo on sn called luxuries may be intended whol ly for the purpose of relieving the troublesome exchange but insofar as Western Canada is concern ed it Imposes a penalty that ie not It leaves us where fruit is concerned at the mercy of the Bri tish Columbia grower and he can only supply us for a limited period each It really means greater pro duction for the man and cuts off the prairie consumers future supply of fruit from across the This is not Fruit is a food and a rery valuable The west needs It and should have it without embar goes being placed in the The minister of customs the power granted him and issue licenses to western dealers to enable them to import fruit as British Columbia and the eastern provinces being bearing pro vinces will not suffer if the embargo is applied to The government be watchful of the war trade Under the guise of war neqes jity It may operate to protect already jiighly protected industries in this It is not a board that is sympathetic with the It has the point of view of the protected Interests to a great Its rec ommendations should be closely scrn Ulx for much ot It as high as an acre wastaid but It quite evident that the owners do not consider it that figure now nor do they expect It to reach that murk In years to whether ft Is good policy tor the cltliens to go on considering it worth an acre Is a question ot utmost Importance tu the present consideration of our tax We have been considering It At a speculative valrie up till the present for we have kept up the as and have been levying taxes against the property on high valua Have we only been fooling our selves and are we going to continue doing so GET OPINIONS ON TAX Citizens should express themselves freely on tho matter of the proposed postponement of the tax It is only by free expression ot opinion that the various angles of the proposal can be brought and the concensus of opinion as to the best course fol low arrived One citizen reported by TheHerald yesterday expressed the opinion that litigation to recover tax arrears would bear heavily on Albertans who own Lethbridge while those liv ing outside the province off scotfree owing to the expense of going into court in other This is a very important phase ot the PASSING Public School New has i A million dollars has been raised to just celebrated Its All Interned enemy across the border will bo compelled to help raisd actu at At One hundred and fifty men ally participated in a lynching The German strangle hold on war industry is being looted by the Government contracts have been placed for worth of and equipment IS BIG NAVAL SCRAP COMING There is an intereeting speculative says the Spokane between the made public on good that the German great fleet Is expected to fight and the appearance otf our coasts of a cruising submarine As far as sinking transports is the submarines could not hope to do muchbetter in American waters than jn because the transports art just as heavily convoyed when leave New York or Newport as when they arrive off the mouth of the But Germany might have reason to hope that the operation of submar toes near ports will cause an ap preciable portiqn of the navy to be withdrawn from service according to Admiral it forms a poweytul part of proposal to supercede the tax sale by court proceedings and should be very carefully Now is the time to do the not after the final decision is As a matter of fact the talking shoilld j have been done before it was de cided to hold a tax sale at The commissioners admittedly put lie cart before the horse in this but that is no reason why the ratepay rs should follow Let us have all the light we can get on every phase of the and having arrived at a decision let us go ahead with it to ts logical Montreal Juvenile Court had no fewer than thirtyeight children before it in one Ot these fifteen were charged with theft According to the Notional City of New the now produces more than bait the worlds oil Mary a New York wo admits bulldlug and lighting a tire beneath her husband in order to get him up for Former SAttorneyGeneral Griggs has volunteered to defend the patriotic Mayor of sued BUSINESS MAN OR It clearly evidenced that one of the issues before the ratepayers in the qpmmg byeelectioa to till the vac ancy created by the resignation of Commissioner Grace will be whether the chosen to fill the position should be technically trained In the work of the department or At the time the commissioners were first electejS in the fall A The Herald conducted a campaign to the end that commissioners of public utilities and public should both be men of engineering ability so that they might take of the city engineer the superintendent of utilities under aldermanic The people saw thatway and elected engineers to those Whetherthe people are ot the same mind still will be decided at the corn tor by A Montreal girl laid a complaint that her parents were continually in one dispute her father was obliged to sleep on the A public library has recently been nntmed in the Alexandra Van the first one in a BritishCo lumbia SoldlerS to the number fit have returned from overseas to On A comparatively small percen tage of the total have come back blind or are amputation buy books for Newsprint plants across the bor der have been put in the fuel prior ity The Government has banned the manufacture of tan shoes at A fivecent mall service In the near future Is predicted by postal Proposedconnection between the League and the wan unveiled at the trial in Joseph Cohens conviction for the murder of Barney a New York poultry has boon upheld by the Court ot Ninetenths of Chicagos slacker marriages havu resulted according to Assistant State Attor ney s Sir Douglas Halgs infant son was It la with King as chief godfather and Queen Alexandra the chief Niagara meeting at Hamil raised the minitnum stipend to to increase for thenext two and endorsed wartime Stepping into the hallway at her home in Vancouver Rand was horrified to see the bodyofher Chinese servant suspended by a rope from the baninfiter of tlie The man had been dead some Sing land of the of North Ami landed to Yapp a check for This from the American to the British or Government subsidy for literature and films dealing with the social such as Brieux Damaged was recommended by MajorLauder medical officer of Montreal military Canadian railroads whichasked thet Inter State Commerce Commission for permission to increase rates on thelr lines within the United States ing As the 1913 election 1 to the baeis of increased American Prosperous agriculturists in central British Columbia are adopting the under pressure system of conveying water to points of Uruguayan Government his decided to buy the British owned Central Uruguay Payment will be made proceeds of an internal bond the rector of Christ received his pointment senior chaplain for British Columbia and has resigned the rectorship of Christ to take effect President Wllion has to tielcrct 37 new generals In the near In A recent draft ot 92 men COM New Bast 29 ties were Alarge bomb has discovered beneath the Boston and Majne bridge at The Cape Cod Canal Is to be taken aver as a Federal waterway and accommodate Navy League of Canada ts out to get members In Quebec in four next Hastings has been elected by acclamation teevo of in succession to the late tThomp Dleeotery Is reported of a rich gold deposit near 17 miles north of the on the Algoma Cen tral Canadian Salvage Department saved the Canadian public during the nine months ending with February last Trent begun ai generation ago will be officially opened for avlga tion from Trenton to Lake Slmcoe on Monday Michael winner of the Victoria Cross medals for bravery wnarun over by an auto at Vancouver and Gustave a trusted Teuton been arrested in New York and will be This is said to be the most important alien enemy haul yet Lepnard senior officer of the bas been or dered to It is rumored that he will resign unless given an active as An agreement has been reachd by the Pere Marquette Railway ind its employes before the Board of Con an increase of 5 cents per hour in making the scale now 25 and From Our Own CVirrrspondunt Grassy June TJin regular meeting of Kureka Municipality was held nt Purple Springs Juno Present Rfeeve Councillors Alfred James Martin and Deputy Reeve Parker Alfred VroTierts gave a garding tho Taber Ham man gnvo n Btatement of the manner In which tho hospital was run nnd nlso of its tlnnnclnl Grade Graham ntoved that the secre tarytreasurer call for tenters to grade twenty miles of road in tho municipal work to bo done by the mile or tendfers be received by the secretarytreasurer not Inter than June to be seen nt the office the secretary Tho secretarytreasurer was instruc ted to send n night lettergram to fix n dato within the next ten days when lie could meet the Moved by Qrnhnm that if the I required number of In the town of the municipal district1 of Mcbean and In the unorganized dis trict around Tnber signify their wil lingness to enter Into tho proposed hospital the eounelNof tlie muni cipality district Kureka No fiiTwIll nlso undertake to t Andrews and family left Tuns day for their former home in Washington to iMusselnutn and family who have resided on the Krug ranch for the eight resigned and left for to the Kings Birthday was observed by the the bank nnd All other business places were open as Wattum returned home Tues day from nn extended visit In fhf A good rain tell Wednesday inK which wasvery acceptable v to growth and vogetntloir ami crops li gardens are doing very well hul needed this also the The early grain is lip Th cool days are allowing It to stool oul and with this moisture we ex port growth will be Rills aro out tor another Red dance Friday night of this of the Alberta Pro vinclal accompanied by Mrs Knglish was In town Wednesday oc The soap business is bplng put upon a war basis across the The flftH iinnua meeting Of the Priwinclal Chapter in British Columbia washeld In the force that is waiting for the Ger man ships to make their expected Is it not at least possible that the submarine expedition is Intended more to weaken the Allied navy in the North Sea than to impede the gathering of a great American army France In any there is cheer in the thought that if we can keep building destroyers at the present one has Just been launched days after Its keel was there will not be Qiuch hope for German BEJA piracy on Side of the A LESSON FROM In the consideration of Lethbrldgeej tax it would be probably well tp know what happened In the ease of Swift Certain men who owned property A Swift Current appealed the atitje went of some subdivision property taking the appeal all tho to The property wag assessed fl an Evidence given at Ottawa which was ac oppted by the judges of the Supreme Court of CanadaV that the property worth only about liou an jyHU the result that Jhe judges re ijucad the assessment to that Lethbridge has hundreds of acres of Hjbdiviaioa property in the proposed rates were allowed tofile their new tarriffs without an Because of the inability of the re gistrargeneral department at par liament buildings to keep pace with the applications for birth and mar riage it is likely the sug gestion will be made to the military authorities in tije three districts of Ontario that leniency be shown tor a short time in enforcement of the lat est i The Government Under the author ity of the War Measures hae suppressed the Dally Star newspaper on the charge of printing articles calculated to hamper the operation of the Conscription The newspaper instituted proceedings against the provincial officers who carried out the government orders for unlawful entry upon Its A man named a pre emptor of Mud 15 miles north of got his skull crushed by a falling Indians brought him to Blackwater and wired for Doctor who started at once in an auto making the distance ot 65 miles over bad roads without any The party with the injured man left Blackwater at 8 but the man died about four miles south of pastor of the Metropolitan Swift was chosen president of Saskatchewan Methodist Jlen j of was chosen sec Tt looks uncommonly like as if rotary and Rev Hargraves as Southern Alberta were going toVaise sistant turned out all three commissioners were who had re ceived their training In the strictly mercantile world were not There are many who think that it would vary theorder somewhat and elect someone who would bring io the council table some of the hard business experience of a mercantile thug cheating in the council somewhat more qf bal ance after having leaned rather strong ly to engineering experience for nearly 5 There are others who believe that the department of public works still needs an engineer in thoifgh theyadmit that the need is not now so great ae in the days when largeconstruction were under Whether business experience or en gineering experience Is the greatest need of the city at thle hour will be the question the ratepayers will decide on June and no doubt thsy will give the question weighty considera tion in the Certainly it is an important and one not to be considered certificates to be issued to be registration booths t The weatherman is still a friend of Southern another big crop an the top of the last Thats the way John Bull likes to see them not the city council de cides to postpone the tax let them not forget thaf further delay In clearing up the arrears would be Right now owe more than a years That isnt good Lionel Kitchens says No map can two masters lie cannot serve himself the for then the kingdom would be divided against itself he can only serve himself by the1 and this is llournal Rev statistical and correspondent to the Guardian Juno number nf town people are leaving on the morn ing train for Utah and will attend tlie June They are as follows Alice Louisa Alston and daughter Hlta Sarah Forsyth and Florence the foundation on which Industry can U we are ever to j On Saturday last the many friends of Sarah Korsyth pleasantly surprised her ai the lionie jf Klortmce The guest of honor expects to make i her home from this on in i lames wore lunch ser ved and a beauiiful silver berry spoon was fta a token of Uieir be great it can only be byjecognizius thai in dustry is primarily a national that the object of those engaged in it U first and foremost for the good of the wlioie Registration a Stupendous Task One Day SATURDAY June 22nd The task undertaken by Canada to register every male and British or of 16 years and residing in the is of stupendous The machinery that has created is most comprehensive in its and the information procured through this registration will form as to make it possible for Canada to mobilize every available unit of human either in the First line of defence or at home in support of her Five million people will have to be registered in one It is estimated that one hundred and fifty thousand workers will be to take this or an army live times the size of the first Canadian It will require at least six minutes to register one A Deputy working can take only ten registrations per or eighty for an eight hour On Registration Day the booths will be open fifteen hours the Deputies therefore will have to work in possibly three Iri order to make registration convenient and places of registration will be established throughout with from one to at each The location of these booths will be advertised by Proclamation and through the local t Canada will be divided into 230 each in charge qf a who is instructed to surround himself with a competent staff of deputico and assistant deputies in whatever the work may t Volunteer Workers Urgently Needed To carry out this vast programme efficiently and intelligent voluntary helpers are womens fraternal church organizations and municipal organizations are asked to The Board appeals with confidence to the patriotism of every Canadian man and woman and to the pride which every locality must take in doing its own work to furnish the necessarynumber of volunteer deputies and Interpreters of all languages will be Those qualified should apply to the Registrar of their district at s by authority of Canada Registration Board SUPERINTENDENT OF SMITH Medicine REGISTRARS FOR MACLEOD FOR BQW RIVER FOR MEDICINE HAT ROBERT MEOICINE ;