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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAIIjY HERALD SATURDAY, JUNE 12, ttbe fteralb Hlberta DAILY AND WIEKLY. iUBSCRIPTION RATES: Ctlly, dellrind, per by rwr Wwkly. by mill, par TELEPHONES; Business Office Editorial Office 3.00 W. A. Buchinan John Totranct auaglnc Director Business Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR Couched In peaceful and friendly terms as is President AVilson's note to which went forward Thurs- day, there can be no doubt left in the Kaiser's mind as to its meaning, and his can be but one of two. nega- tive or affirmative. The administra- tion of the United States is evidently in no frame of mind to countenance dallying or evasion of the poinis at issue. The German reply is not ex- pected for ten days at least. Very encouraging reports came from nil war zones yesterday. The Rus- sians, re-inforced, have beaten back the Germans at two point, s and the Sydney llamcnt buildings contract. These j very men wonted to blouk nn enquiry while (hero party was in power, and now In order to prevent tho Liberals gelling lo ihe country they demand that tup Investigation should po the rull limit. It will so tlio full llmil be- yond a doubt; In tact, Uve investiga- tion since tho Liberal party took pow- er In Manitoba has been proceeded with vigorously, and the result has been tlmt men ot prominence In the uffnlrs ft tint province have been shown to have been absolutely indif- ferent to the public welfare during the time they held positions of trust. Whether there is nn election or not the investigation in Manitoba will be proceeded with until all the evidence is gathered, and Premier Morris has ite it clear that the parties respon- lo for the loss of hundreds ef thou- sands of dollars to the province will be prosecuted. j The Liberals have a perfect right to go to the country. At the presuit time they have not a majority of support.! ere. It is true that the Uoblin gov- i rnmcfflt has resigned, and it Is also j true that the Conservative party in is j Manitoba still has a majority of mem- j mown 0ROS LIMITED DE IN CANA BENEAIH IDE GOSSIPY LETTER BY GADSBY Ottawa, ..'une return, moved tor hy the Honorable Ituniill'li l-c- uiieiiY and brought iluivu lo the House ot Commons las.t. scission, Hives a ihlillins, albuit Irasnicntary, story of tho fiiislakc Hotel site, liiiughl recently by the .government (or a postal 'station. The prouerly, which tumpnses Mos. 571, 573 and 57J Si- -lames street, Montreal, ami lias a small troiiluRe nn Windsor stin't, is conveniently situated opposite tlie ISonaventure. rnilwuy station, in a part ef the oily where gnm th has reached its liniit and values arc lixed. It has an area of approximately twenty thous- and feet and was sold, under expro- j priation proceedings, to the govcrn- menl for Its amazing rise in value surpasses tne romance' of western real estate. Canada's new army hoots will cost XoUiini; that town lots did at the per pair. height'of the frenzy in Winnipeg or veteran Toronto fire-' Saskatoon or Calgary or ancouver can compare with what this Montreal 114 Pe-irson' proposition put across at the RICKED UP IN SSINGI--------1 FOK THE BUSV MAN Austro-German forces are said to be a long way off from the capture of Lem- bers. The Italians. hers in the Legislature, though the Lib- j a province, and in order to ascertain the opinion o! the people a general election must be held. It is most rid- in spite of stubborn j icalous for Conservative members resistance, have been able to advance considerably, and have taken import- ant points. Additional territory has been gained by the Allied forces on Gallipoli peninsula. A huge tell of ships was taken yes- terday by German submarines, iu- one neutral Swedish vessel. One steamer from Glasgow was tor- pedoed without warninr, but with no loss ot Hie. Germajls sr? re-doubling severity in Belgium, as a remit of patriotic out- who did their .utmost to stifle an en- quiry to come along now and demand the fullest enquiry with no other pur- pose than to hold off a general elec- tion, when, as they know, the great bulk of them, if not all, would be de- feated by the electors of Manitoba. Rockwood "Liberals for the Manitoba when the government began to nibble legislature. at it- the history of the L'arslakc ho- Vra'nk Haicht. managing director of tel site was one oi slow but steady the Waterloo Mutual "Fire Insurance increase. In 1899 the pqoprrty passed Co rtied aVI up promptly asked S407.000, which look- tne Jibi D.ui-uiou. ........_, pd like-'crowding thcir because old Roman patriot of the age "when for the party and all were The plant and' stock of the Thorn- shares in the new company and Cars- Qr turning flip estate into the son knitting Company, Dundas St., London, was destroyed by loss will be George Pattinson, former The company for cash. I This was how the, property stood M.P.P.! early in 1913 at the top ot the mar- Bryan accepted the first note to artillery, belonging to Ha-liiax, Germany without a public protest, and j educated why he declined to accept the second for South Waterloo, has received a kct for Montreal real estate. It was I message that his son, 1'te. Linn Pat- not till after the bottom, bad fallen tinson reported killed in action, is out of prices that the government got alive and well and not even wounded, into the game, but that made no dn- Lieut-Cul E. J. DuHus, royal field ferencc to the Carslake hotel require a couple of Chat- isetures to explain. Kii ace and ihe "ath. and went on soaring just the same. It ed flashed across the ical estate sky il- like a comet burning witli impatience play in between which the bank knew none was for nothing about. At all events it was i for the state." The Justice Ucpart- a very decent thing to do lo accept; j iuent having replied that it would he the compromise valuation because the perfectly legal to advance mp middle of tbu road is a highly plans- ible position for a statesman to he found in. The Honorable Bofc'y eager-j Hie age "when none was. for tho ness to hustle things along and make party and all were for the state. whether they liked it or not reveals Mm as a stern old Roman patriot of ing sixteen hundred per cent, ii just four hundred per cent, too much. At anv rate a thriftv government, which had determined 'not to give the Carslake hotel people swallow an I lie Justice Department having them more than twelve hundred per cent on the original value, viewed it that way and demanded "independent valuations." These valuators, being experts and owing; it to their posi- tion as independents to disagree, na- turally disagreed. They disagreed as much as one hundred anil nineteen wUh Sub-Lieut. R- A. J. Warneford, R. oil to get home to the Hon. Mr. Pelle-1 thousand dollars. The A. F. C. Ross j tier who was Postmaster at j Realty Company said J. the time. It had taken the Carslake spend at least one full day gathering a bushel, TvMch would hundred million dollars; then he adds j itjeas at this farm. fifty million dollars for the root crops, dairy products, livestock, etc., making three hundred and fifty miMlon dol- lars "all new money, not borrowed, or the proceeds of gambling or specu- lation, and all in the hands of the pro- ducer." He figures aut further as fofiows: "As we have about one acd a half million people frcia the eastern boundaries of Manitoba to the foot- Irills, one-third of whom live in towns and cities, then you bare ?350 for ev- ery man, woman and child on the farm. Put these into familiei of four, and you have S1400 per family. Con- sidering that many of those included are new comers, I thint we may fairly claim that this is a condition of af- fairs that no other country can equal." The price per bushel which Mr. Macdonald baa fixed is an average for barley, oats, etc. The general feeling is that wheat will be at least 11.00 a bushel when placed on the and it is more than probable that Mr. Macdonald's average of 60 cents for all grains will be consider- ably advanced, as oats and barley are likely to be a better price this year than in former years. In the changes in the heads of de- partments the king's household, due to the formation of the coalition government, the Earl oi Granard, who had been master of the horse for eight years, is replaced by Lord Ches- terfield. This post carries the best salary paid in the social entourage, The contributions to the Methodist Missionary society in the Alberta con- ference showed that there had been increases in the drpuih-stricken areas, while there had been a falling off in districts where crous had been good. How is this condition to be explained? been appointed by the. Russian gov-. as a wrote for the same purpose in ernment as the agent m Canada and the estimates of 1914-lplo. This the United States' of the Russian vol- thirty thousand was only, ii coaxer unteer fleet, which is to run a line of. for the government had become vast- a year. The Canadian Pacific railway has could do with the crops if they real- ly tried. Appropriate When tbe government first decided a postal sub-station of St. James street, they had thought that thirty thousand -'dollars would be enough to spend. -At all events the appropriations for 1913-1-1 contained sum oi for and a similar amount this purpose, was provided A German bullet struck some cop- pers in tbe pocket of a Canadian offi- j steamers b Vaiico-mer- cer, and was deflected. Had it not been for the coppers, the officer said he might have received a fatal wound. Let us glorify the copper, and not be- Ittlel it, as has been our custom. between Vladivostok and Canadian Pacific, The ly in the niatter of postal in Montreal and Company naturally successiul valuato Stevenson Brown Co. said 000 and J. Cradock Simpson Co. said These three valuators furnish thn comic relief of this finan- cial tragedy.' They had a hard time getting their hills paid. The return includes an extensive correspondence with Charles H. Hunter, the purchas- ing agent oi the Public Works De- partment who had employed them, in which they keep asking him why the government doesn't come across with their modest Tee o! one-tenth of one per cent, on the amount of the valu- ation. Charles forbears to urge the obvious argument that a valuator should charge a fixed fee and not a percentage on the valuation, other- v.'ise it would he an object to make valuations large and fees to corresr pond but he does urge that the j work was very simple and suggests j that they cut their rate. Being low man the Ross Realty refuses; being., J. Stevenson] instalment of whether they it would be perfectly legal liked it or not reveals him as a stern j _ (Continued on Page 51. DUNLOP the announcement states, will handle in November, J913, tlie' Chiei Post successful valuator all freight intended for Russia by this Office Inspector, acting doubtless un-' Brown declines to shade his price .t _i___ ___j_ _ hill-. .T f.rannetr KiTvmsnn men I line through its railway and steam-1 der instructions, made a report WONDERFUL CHANGE iff A FEW WEEKS When the Liberals brought up the scandal in tbe the Conserva- tive" majority on the Public Accounts committee, did all in their power to the investigation and they ridi- culed the inslauatlons that there had Parliament buildings Manitoba legislature, been enormous graft in connection with the construction. When a Royal Commission was demanded, the Rob- Jin government absolutely refused to listet to the proposition until the Lib- eral members went direct to the Lieu- tenant-Governor with a petition for a then tbe government a Commission was an- Commission; yielded, and pointed after a great deal of delay. It has since been found out that tue powers granted the Commission were very limited, the intention of the late Kpblin government no doubt being to hamper the enquiry SB much as pos- BlMe. Thew faetp are known to the general public, it IE most remark- able tljat tlif very Conservative mem- who blocked the enquiry before the Public Account! committee now MK the Lieutenant-Cover nor not to consent to a dissolution o! the 'Legisla- ture until a full enquiry has heen made fcjr the Royal ComniMfon into the Par- Hamilton Liberals nominated their candidates two military men, one a lieutenant-colonel on active ser- vice, and the other a major in Home -Militia. Our Tory friends have all tbe loyalty, at least they boast they possess it, but the Grits have a big share of the fighters. _______ f The Monetary Times learns on ex- cellent authority that a further order j for war munitions, valued at 000 is about to be placed by the Rus-' aian 'government, with a Canadian company. The orders placed in Can- ada to date by the British government alone for shrapnel, explosives, etc., are valued at also the order announced some weeks ago for worth tions, .awarded by the Russian ernment to the Canadian Car and Foundry Company, and partly sub-let by that company. The new Liberal government Manitoba has enlarged the powers of the Royal 'Commission appointed to inquire into the construction of the parliament buildings at Defects in the original commission, deliberately placed there by the late Roblin government in the hope limiting Inquiry, iiave been removed. Thjs'is a complete answer to the sug- jeations that Roblin'e resignation was to an with the Lib- erals that the inquiry would cease. It is proof that- the Inquiry will be complete, and the investigation dur- ing the last couple of weeks shows that rottenness pervaded transaction !n connection parliament buildings construction. 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On this bas- is, after eight months' dunning, the valuators' bills were paid and that faithful official Charles H. Hunter, had tlie satisfaction of knowing that j he had saved the Dominion Treasury) on a transaction of j These dogged (efiorts at economy look well on the record. A government I that can hand over twelve hundred j per cent, profit without a murmur is i properly proud of officials like i Charles H. Hunter who can niggle over a matter of one-tenth of onb j per cent. At all events somebody has to pare tlie cheese and Hob Rogers would rather have Hunter ho do it than himself. t Value Now To make a Ion Minister of Public valuation oi which '.repre- sented the happy mean between the most the Carslake Hotel could expect and the least a thrifty government could consider in vicjv of the many reasons for acquiring j the property; and the Justice Department was instructed to get busy with the legal proceedings. Simultaneously the Honorable Bob, according to a re- port oi" the Privy Council Committee, recommended that Parliament "Be- asked at its present session lo pro- vide the additional amount required to complete the acquisition of tho said This was on Febru- ary 20th, 1914. Parliament, aided ami abetted hy the Conservative major- ity of forty-seven, did as was recotti- mended and by June 10th, the assist- ant manager of the Canadian Bari'c of Commerce at Montreal was writ- (ing to the Department of Publf-- Works at Ottawa, submitting power of attorney and authorizing the Department to pay into the bani any monies due hy the Dominion govj crnnirnL lo the Carslake Hotel paiiy Ltd. 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