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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JUNK 25, 1018 TOLL IN RAID ON .HOSPITALS TH12 LETUBniDGE DAFLY IIEIIALD PAGE NINE Nurses and Doctors, Sticking to Duty, Buried in. Debris by Hun Dombs Ottawn, Jiinq 25.-The (oUowing i\r-tlclo bjr Rolnrid .Hill, the corrospon-(lenl ut Caimdliiil nrmy lieadiiuartorB In Kranco, lins been received by the inllllliL '(repiirtfrienf:' ' � "I''olIowlng the bombing of two Cfin-adlnn lioBpltals near.'tUe coast the tlun� have, tiikon r toll. from nnother Ciinadltin hospital whoso walls dur- "CONTOUR'ao F O R M � F 1 T G OLLAR [WK tho March � fighting sheltered thousanda of wounded;. Canadian iiurseg, doctors and officer patients wer.e- amon^ tho number 6t those who were killed or sferlously Injured. Tho Canadians have occupied the site for over olghtoen raonths, tho roots wern painted with groat rediorosaen' and thH buildings have never been used for mllltarj' purposes since tho war ijo-gan. German squadrons dropped no bombs near the.buildings. Cut CUan in Half "Last night one throe-story wing which wu� ubout fwo hundred yarda long was cut clean in half by' a huge bomb and then caught flro. "Bravely tho staff of tho hospltnl started to rescue halploss patients cut oft by the flames In an adjacent wing. Doqtora and orderlies brought them through shattered windows down ladders (o safety: ' - "The first bomb went through two floors and Into the operating room,-where the night staff were working on somo urgent eases that jiist arrived. Th ; : ? ? > ? ? ? : THE HON. WILFRID GAR- ? lEPY'S HAIL INSUR-�: ANCE SCHEME the municipal districts of a very great protective vnluo to all concerned. There will hd about MO municipal districts likely vote on the scheme In February, 1^18. If 45 or more approve of it tho Hon. Wilfrid Oarlepy win call a nipeting consisting of one rfipresentatlvo for each di.itrlct approving of the scheme to bo appointed by the council, thuy will meet In Calgary the 3rrt Woancaday of .March, 1919, for the purpose of organization which is to consist of a board elected by itliom, of nine members, three will retire each year and throe will be elected, the office of the board will he. In Calgary,^tlic citalrnian will receive a salary, the members of the board will receive .?R.no a day and expenses while attending meetings of the, board, the board will bo a co-operative body. ? � ? � lritUW�iE�n i>r StfU �vurjrtyUvre. In boxvi, JjSc. A great deal of inii^ro.'it l.s being manifested In Alhertn'^^ new hall insurance soliomo, nmnirlpal and iigjlo-ukural bodies along with i)ul>lic n'en have been Intcrestod in thlu Western country for a great many years trying to devise sonin Kibeme of a mutual nature among tlic. people directly concerned that woiibl protect tbeiu from a totuV loss in lasu of hail and at the same time siMniie such protection at a minimum rcwt, along with a guarantee that wouhl seniro them in case of lo.s.s. Varloiis companies of course havn their .^^.icmes. Municipal bodle.s liavc tried ki ileal with it In many ways and evi>ii provincial legislative bodies have bud their experiences along similar lines. A glance at the sUi'tutes of tbls Western country reveal statutes that liave been amended and eventually vpealed. but with the event of the Htm. Wilfrid Gariepy becoming Minister of .Municipal Affairs for the Province of .Alberta a renewed interest was taken in the entire question. Ho ba.s ."ibown a disposition to co-operate wlUi the .Municipal and Agricultural btjdlo-; and particularly with municipal districts directly concerned and,'it almost every session of tlie beglslatnro he has brought the question before lliiit body In one form or another endeavoring to arrive at some plan thai would provide protoctioh against total loss at a minimum cost. In the early days by various schemes they were able to .secure a minimum rate of premium, but the guarantee wa.s usually poor In case of loss. Other schemes placed a mljfimum rate or premium which in many cases N^as thought to be exorbitant. This placed tho whole question In the field of controver.?y and experiment, people who werji^ balled out from time tO; time were keenly interested in securing protection at a minimum cost witli a public guarantee that losses would bo made good. Rut they were approsed in their efforts by those who for the time being wer not hit by hail. Tlie former {stood for public control whiJo.;ihe latter generally .stood against it. The whole question could not be set aside and it pressed itself into prominence at every Important gathering of farmers, municipal or U.F.A^ Those who believed in public control differed as to whether it should be municipal or provincial or both. A glance at our statutes reveal that many changes have taken place in the attitude of the public from a legislative standpoint. The event of tho Hon. Wilfrid Garle-py becoming minister of municipal affairs in tlie Province of Alberta in the fall ol lOiH proved of valuable assistance to those farmers interested in securing legislation which would combine the idea of a maximum prAnium with a guarantee that losses would be made good in accordance with %in-tract. At almost every session of the legislation the Hon. Wilfrid Garlepy has piloted the House Legislation tor the benefit of the farmers interested In hail insurance. In the 101,"> session of the Alberta Legislature he brought before the House an act respecting municipal co-operativ8 h,?.ll insurance. in the 1910 session he brought before tho Hou.se an act to ammend the municipal Cooperative Hall Insurance Act, widening the powers of tho board. In litj i he came to the rescue of tho board and placed before the House an act providing for tho guarantee of certain borrowings of the Hail Insurance Board of Alberta to the extent of two hundred and sixty two thousand dollars. Tho Hon. Wilfrid Garlepy has in his keen interest in the transformation stages of whole hall Insurance scl^emo shown an evor ready disposition to co-operate with farmers, the Hall Insurance Board, the United Farmers- and Municipal Unlon^and any parson or persons who couTd make any suggestions that wouUKhelp to evolve a hail insurance scheme that wo||ld be of mutual benefit to all concerned and tlianks to his efforts he was able to lay before the 1918, session of (ho Alberta Legislature a bill called the .Municipal Hall Insurance Act which Is to be submitted at tho municijill annual elections to be held on February 27th, 1919, in that territory described as follows; Tho act applies south of a lino described as follows;  Commencing at a point whore the North Saskalj.iQwan River cro.ssos tho Fourth Meridian, thence westerly along the said river to a point where it. meeits tho range line between ranges 20 and 21, west ot the Fourth Meridian; thence westerly along tho north boundary of Township 56 to the range lino between ranges 21 and 22, west of Jlie Fourth Meridian; thence northerly to the north boundary of Township 50, thence westerly along the north boundary of Township 50 to .the" range line between ranges (i and 7, west of the Fifth Meridian; thonco south along the said range lino" to itho,North Saskatchewan lllvor; and thence along the said river to the wostarn boundary of tho province. If forly-l'lvn municipal districts vole favorably tho achemn under the now bill win go Into operation torthwlth and the high rates charged by IhH lu-dfpeildeiit companies will maUu Ibis liow Bciiomo uoulrollod uutircly by DEBATE ON IRISH POLICY OPEIO IHREAIENIOIIE UP ISra LINES Machinists at WinnipcK Sti-ike and Threaten a General Walk-Out Sir Edward Canson Initiates It-Expect Statement of Preinier Winnipeg, .Tune 25.-Tti*^ nincliln-Ists In tho Ctjnadlan ParlfU' Hallway shops hero have voted fo strike as a protest against tho continued employment by the company of a machinist named Am^s Stewart, who is not a member of the union and is declared by the men to be actively working against the interests of the machinists. Out of 15nn TOon. all but eight voted during the last twenty-foui hours In favor ot a sfrlke to force th� company to remove Stewart from th� shops. At (I meeting of the men to morrow afternoon, the hour of th� walk out will be decided, rt. n. Russell, business agent ot thfl miubiiiists. said today: "We will have the Canadian Pacific Railway'* western lines tied up by the end ol the week unless the company removcf Amoa Stownrl and returns all the men to their p-osiUons. Wo will call oul (he orgaiilzeil machinists on everj railroad in Canada if necessary." Rev. IC. A. iMcIntyre, rector of St. Adins .Vngliran Church. Balmy Beach, Toronto, has accepted a call to become asMoclate rector of St. Paul's Church, Bloor street east, to assist lion. Dr. Cody, Minister ol l-jducatlon. .Mr. .Mclntyre served aa curate of St. Paul's Church tioni 1004 to lOOG. London, .lunn L','>.-An important debate was opened In the house of commons today by Sir p^dward Carson, tho Ulster leader, �-ho, in accordance with a previous arrangement, rained thn whole question of tl)p government's polkT In Ireland with special reference to the recent j)roclama tion of tho lord lieutenant and the recruiting movement. The occasion had been awaited with much Interest as It was known that Edward Shortt would make his first speech as chief secretary tor Ireland while it was also expected gen-(orally that Premier Lloyd-George would have an important decl.aration regardlng| Home Rule and conscription. Anticipation ,lbat the Irish Nationalists would avail themselves of the occasion and return to Westminster tUter an absence ot several weeks was not fulfilled and the debate lacllie motor fire-hose truck crashed Into tho Crown Bank building. ' HOG PRODUCTION It is a matter of the greatest importance that Canada should increase her production of BACON HOGS and other live stock as there is at present a world-wide shortage of meat.' Good markets for some time to come are assured. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers io good standing to acquire live ^tock. Lethbridge Branch- - R. T. Brymner, Mgrj ( HAD TO GtT FIFTY POUNOS- icoulq'nt oer it at that Pf*lCE UNLESS lOnOEREO A plMNTITY "WELL ! IT'S WHAT we I HAVE GOT TO THE NEXT SIX MONTHS./! ) Economic Watte The only load to Real economy is the road that leads to the Home Town. This is the First Commandment in cotnniunity development. Whenever we pass our own community andsenc! an order away from home we break this commandment by one stroke of the^pen. Give your home dealer the chance to fill that order. Given the same conditions,~He can beat any out-of-town house in the country. The Long Distance route is the road to waste, over-buying and. false economy. This cartoon shows vividly the Economic Waste in Jong-distance buying. 18 ;