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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FQUR THE LETHBBIDGE DAILY HElULP TIUJRSDAY, .1UNE t�, 1918 , 1. :'.t vlctbbri^flc, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY iPreprietors �nd Publithom WHm LETHBRIOGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMIT�C KS eth Street South, Lethbrldg* W.A. Buchanan Fresldent and Managing Director (loha Tonance  - Buslnosi MKnai�r TSLFPHONES Bnilness Oltice .............. I2SZ KiUorM OUic*............... UH Subscription Ratsa: DsSlT. fleJivcred, per week ..... 10 Dallr. delivered, per year .....15.00 Dally, by mal). por year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....$1.B� Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S.. 12.00 Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daHy on address label. Accept-nee of papers i.ftc. expiration date li .�ttr authority, to coatinuo the subscription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. The Gerninns have made no further appreciable advance in their drive along the Aisne. The otfensivo has almost completely died out. The en emy made an attempt to cross the Oiee last night, and succeeded at one point, but were thrust back again by the French. ' .. fax sale. For much of it as high as ! $1,500 an acre was'iiaid but It la I quite evident that the owners do not, consider it worth that figure now nor do they expect it to reach that mark In years tn come. Whether it Is i good policy tor the citizens to go on � conaldsrlng it worth $l,nOO an acre Is a question of utmost importance in the present consideration of our tax problems. Wo have been considering It at a speculative value up till the present for we have kept up the assessment, and have been levying taxes against the property on high valuation. Have we only been fooling ourselves by, so doing, and are wo going to continue doing so? ^picked up in-* Pa SSIJVG .^gJt TNS MVSr MAM I'ubllc School No. 3, New York, has just celebrated Us centenary. All interned enemy aliens across the border will ho compelled to help raise food. One hundred and fifty men actually participated in u lynching at 1*1-wardsvllle, 111. The German strangle hold on U. S. war industry is being looacd by the U. S. Goverument. GET bPINIONS ON TAX MATTERS. Citizens should express themselves I l'- S. Government contracts have f..,,i,. ,v,� .,,.. - , ____.lil'cen placed for $850,000,000 worth of freely on the matter of the proposed | ^j,,,),,}; equipment postponement of the tax sale. It is ; ^ _ only hy free expression of opinion that Montreal Juvenile Court had no the various ancles of the proposal can fewer than thirty-eight children before >,, i,,�,�i,, �,, .1,, ! it in one morning. Ot these fifteen be brought out. and the concensus oi ; ^^.^^^^ ^^^^^^^ with thett..... opinion as to the best course t** fol- i _:. low arrived at. I According to the Notioiial City One citizen reported by The. Herald : ''f ^'''^ York, the U.S. now ,., , 1 .1,., 1 .1 . produces more than halt tlto world s yesterday expressed the opinion that, gui^jly litigation to recover tax arrears would hear heavily on Albertans who own l.ethbridge property, while tliose liv- Mre. Mary N\>mlng bye-election to 1111 the vacancy created by the resignation of Commissioner Grace will bo whether the man chosen to fill the position should be technically trained in the work of the department or not. At the time the commissioners were first electe"a in the fall ot lOls; The Herald conducted a campaign to the end that the commissioners of public utilities and public works, should both be men of engineering ability so that they might take the places of the city engineer and_ the 'euperintendent of utilities under aldermanic regime. The people saw it that- way and elected engineers to those positions. � 'Whetho'r'the people are of the same mind still will be decided at the coming .election. As the' 1913 election turned out all three commissioners were engineers." Men who had received their training In the strictly mercantile world were not considered. There are many who think that it would not be unwi�e:.to vary the order somewhat now, and elect someone who would bring to the council table some of the hard business experience of a mercantile career, thus c^eating In the council somewhat more Of a.balance after haying leaned rather strongly to engineering experience for nearly 5 years. There are others who believe that the department of public works stlli needs an engineer in charg^, A Jlcntreal girl laid a complaint that her parents were continually auarreling, and in one dispute her father was obliged to sleep on the Joorstep. .\ public library has recently been npoucd in the Alexandra school, Van-iDUver. the first one in a British Columbia school. Soldiers to the number of 22,o':4j have returned from overseas to Ontario. .\ couiparatively small percentage of the total have come back blind or are amputation cases. ^ Niagara Synod, iheetlng at "Hamilton, raised the minimum stipend to $1,000, to increase $100 for the next two years, and endorsed war-time prohibition. Stepping into the hallway at her home in Vancoliver Mrs. E. E. Rand was horrified to see the body of her Chinese servant suspended by a rope from the baninster ot tH6 stairway. The man had been dead same tiino. R. L. 'Wing, representative in Bng-land ot the Y.M.C.-,^'. of North America, lianded to Sir Arthiir" Yapp a check for �100,000. This ahm Is a gift from the .\n\erican to the British- organization. Goverument subsidy for literature and films dealing with the social e'vll, such as Brieux "Damaged Gods," was recommended by Major' Lauder-( mann, medical officer of Montreal military district, � Canadian railroads which asked the' Inter State Commerce Commission for permission to increase rates on 'their lines within the United States to the basis of increased American rates were allowed to file their new tarriffs without an Investigation, Because of the inability ol the re-gistrar-genefal department at the, parliament buildings to keep pace with tJ\p applications for birth and marriage certificates, it Is likely the suggestion will be made to the military authorities in the three districts ot Ontario that leniency be ehown for a short time in enforcement of the latest regulations. The Government u'nder the authority of the War Meaaurea Act, has suppressed the Daily Star newspaper on the charge of printing articles calculated to hamper the operation of the Conscription Act, The newspaper A million dollars has been raised to buy books for U. S. soldiers, .Vowsprint plitnts across the border have boon put In the fuel prlot^ Ity class. The U. S. Oovgrnment has banned the manufacture of t.in shoes as wasteful. ' A five-cent air mall service in the near future Is predicted by U, S. postal officials. Propos^-nonnectlon between the Non-Partiftn Leagpe and tho I."V\'.W. wa�^ unveiled at the l.W.W, trial in Chicago. .Toscph Cohen's conviction for tho murder of Barney Uaff, a .Vew York poultry dealer, has bren upheld by the Court ot Appeals, .\lne-tcnths ot Chicago's "slacker" marriases havt resulted disastrously, according to Assistant State Attorney Rosins. ^ Sir Douglas Ilalg's infant son wa.? christened. It Is reported, with King (^>orgo as chief godfather and Queen Alexandra the chief godmother. Prosperous agriculturists in central British Columbia are adopting the "under pressure" system of conveying water to points of use. The Uruguayan Government hns decided to buy the British owned Central Uruguay Railway, I>aymcnt will be made with the proceeds of an internal bond Iseue. .Major, tho Rev. C. f'owcn. rector of Christ Church, reccivf?;! his appointment w senior chaplain for British Columbia and has resigned the rectorship of Christ Church, to take effect immediately. though they-aBmittliat"the need is i'�^^''f"'?'', Proceedings against the ' provincial officers who carried out A LESSON FROM 8WIFT C,URRENT. In tho consideration ot Lethbridgo'fi tax problems, it would be probably well to lOTOw what happened In tht; case of Swift Current, Certain men who owned property la Swift Current appealed the nHsess-ment of some subdivision property^ t)iey owned, taking the appeal all tlio ^ay to Ottawa. The proporty wap (i|i8e�Bod ^t $1,200 an aero. Bvidence^ ijrag given at Ottawa which was ac-p^pted by the Judges of- the Supreme ibouft ot Canadar that tho .property y^aa worth only about $100 an apro," with the result that 4he judges rci^ dluced the,UBsessmeut to that flguro.  Lethbridg^e has h,undrads ofacros-of lubdivlslon property in the proposed not now so great aa in the days when large- construction �'programs were imder way... "WTielher business experience or engineering experience is the greatest need of the city at thie hour will be the question the ratepayers will decide on June 20th, and no doubt thaj' will give the,question'weighty consideration in the meantime. Certainly it is an important question, and one not tQ be considered lightly. The weatherman is still a friend of Southern Alberta. the government orders for unlawful entry upon it.s premises. A man named Erlckson, a pre-emptor of Mud River, lij railos north of Blackwater, got hie skull crushed by a tailing tree. Indians brought him to Blackwater and wired for Doctor Baker, who started at once in an auto making the distance ot 65 miles over bad roads without any mishap. The party with the injured man left Blackwater at S p.m. but the man died about four miles south ot Blac^^water. Rev. M. M. Mennott, pastor of the .Metropolitan Chruch, Swift Current, was chosen president ot Saskatchewan Methodist conference. Rev. A. J. Ilen-1 derson. of Davidson, was chosen sec-It looks uncommonly like as If j retary and Rev T. C,- Hargraves as-Southern Alberta were going to^-aise | pislant secretary. Rev. P, T. Dennis, another big crop on the top of the last three. That's the way John Bull likes to see them come. Whether,or.not.the city council decides to i)OBtpono tho tax sale, let them not fot^et thaf further delay in clearing -up the arrears would be criminal Right 'uowrweowe more than a year'fe-^ leyy. That isn't good businea^. Lionel Hitchens''says: "No man can aerye.,two, maBlors; lie cannot servo himself .and, llio .community; for then thO'klriftilom.^Vould be divided against 'itself; he, can only e'ervo himself by ^er.Ving/thfi^pdniqilJttlty, and tlila l.f sill^ely, the'only, foundation on which Ijiduptry,can rest, if we are over to BoiVe'the' great^l?\duHlrial proliltim, it cajv on)y bo iby'iiecognlzhig that iu-ftustry' is u'riiiiavjly u national service, ^nd that the object of llio.so OHgaged' in it is first and foroniost for the good ^Df the whoje community. '�Manor, llournal Secretary, Rev T, II. S. Rokeby, .statistical secretary, and Hov, H. D, Ranns. correspondent to the Guardian' H PEOPLE Wagrath, Juno 3,-^A number of town people are leaving on tho morning train for  Utah and will attend the June Conference, They are as follows: Alice WooUey, Ijoulsa Alston and daughter Celoatla, Rita' Griff, Sarah Forsyth and daughter, Florence Mercer. On Saturday last the many frlend.i ot Sarah Forsyth pleasantly surprised lior at the homo of Florence Mercer. 1'ho guest of honor expocta to make her homo from (his on in Hoitntlfiil, Utah. Games wore playOtJ, lunch sor-vod and a beuuillul silver berry spoon was presuu^od as a tok6n of their love. Proaident Wilson has to solCct a7 now generals In the near future. in a recent dr�ft ot 92 men fouii Now York's East Side, 21) nationalities wore represented, A largo bomb has been discovered beneath the Boston and Maine II, U. bridge at Barrlugton, N.H. Tho Cape Cod Canal Is to be taken over as a Federal wntei'way and deepened,to accommodate warships. Navy League of Canada Is out to got 25.000 members In Quebec in four dayd next month. Thos. Hastings has been elected by acclamation teevo of Merrlton. in succession to the late A. R. frhomp-son. Discovery Is reported of a rich gold deposit near Goudreau. 177 miles north of the Soo, on the Algoma Central Railway. Canadian Salvage Depai^tment saveci the Canadian public during tho nine months ending with February last $211,055. Trent Canal, begun a generation ago will be officially opened for ^navigation from Trenton to Lake Simcoo oa .Monday next. Pto. Michael J. O'Rourko, winner ot tho Victoria Cross and "Oilier medals for bravery overseas, was- run over by an auto at Vancouver and injuru-1. Gustavo Kulonkampff, a trusted Teuton agent, .has been arrested in New York and will be interned. This Is said to bo the most important alien enemy haul yet made. Major-Gen. Leonard Wood, senior officer of the U. S. army, \)\\� been ordered to B'rlBco. It is rumored that he will resign unless given an active assignment. An agreement has been reachd by the Pcre Marquette Railway o unoVKnnizod diis-trict around Tabor signify their willingness to nnter into tho proposed hospital unit.'the counclhof the muiii-elpnllty 'dislrict ol' KHrekn No, i;r. will also undertake to liecoui-a/ affiliated, carried. - * � MADE INi --- ^rtnii:,Ttiii-^ Issued by Authority of Canada Registration Bof^rt.BERTA. 647?73 ;