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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAHCH 7, ISMS TUB LETHBRIDGK DAILY HERALD iGE SEVEN TS TO THE CHARTER Mayor Hurdle and City Solicitor Ball So to Kdinonton today to present the . cily's ease for certain charter amendments wliloh the commissioners uro anxious to have passed thin year and which are now before t lie legislating �for consideration. One of the chief among these amendments is the blanket claimo wliicli will idve power to the commissioners to levy special taxes in the city as they may deem advisable. In other words, instead of asking amendments permitting one Hpeclal kind of tax, such as the Income tax or the business tax, tills blnnket clauso will give the commissioners power to levy a business tax whore It will produce the most revenue, and an Income tax and other forms of special taxation wherever they will apply to produce the most revenue. It has been shown that tho business tax as applied generally on a floor space basis, would let some businesses off pretty light, thai would pay heavier under an income tax or some other form of taxation. Mayor Hardle believes there might be some opposition to a clause that would give the commissioners such increased powers,*but will urge upon the legislature that It be passed. During bin stay In Edmonton Mayor Hardle will also attend the final meeting of the provincial committee of the military hospitals commission, �which will wind up the Affairs of the comma-' sion, so that the work, may be taken over under the new arrangement by which the military authorities will have complete control of returned soldiers until their discharge. It is under-stodd that certain suggestions regarding the returned soldier" work at Leth-brtdge will tie made. WAS RIOTINQ IN CHRISTIANA London, Mar. 7.-Rioting today in Ohrlstlanta, in consequence of which many arrests were made, is reported in press dispatches reaching Copenhagen, as forwarded by the Exchange Telegraph company. Crowds stormed bakers' and butchers' shops and there were demonstrations before the parliament buildings. E Kalso is the first town in British Columbia to elect ladies to the council board. IT Pi CHECK Taber Resident Claims He Countermanded the Check and , Notified Bank Manager A rather unique suit, has just been filed in supreme court here and will come to trial at the next civil sessions. Joseph Garrlck, a well known resident of Taber, is suing the branch of the Bank of Commerce tl\ere for the recovery of $1^10, the amount of a cheque he issued and claims to have later countermanded, but which nevertheless wa.s paid by the bank. He also claims Interest on the amount and costs of the action. Oarrick, in his statement of claim, sets forth that he issued the cheque to the H. T. Henderson garage at Taber, in August 1917, but that shortly after issuing the cheque he countermanded the chequo by notifying the bank, and also claims that he notified the manager of the bank in person not to pay the cheque. In spite of this Garrick claims, the cheque was later paid when presented^ CONCWIl' Small Pill Small Dom Small Prtca FOR CONSTIPATION have stood the test of time. Purely vegetable. Wonderfully quick to banish biliousness, headache, indigestion and to clear up a bad complexion. ' Genuine fears Izaatar* - PALE FACES Generally indicate a lack ol Iron in Uie Dlood Carter's Iron Pills Win help this condition UNITED TAXI SERVICE PHONE 387. 72-a For Sale or Exchange Stallion Kapon Imported from France, 1913. Owned by Mr. Ouham, Chicago, for 3 years. Shipped to Calgary a year ago this coming fall. A beautiful animal, can't be beat. Weight 2200. For sale or exchange for cattle or land. Owner crippled and cannot, handle the horse. CARL JACOBSON, Sec. 7-11-26. Five,Mile* East of Granum 73-2 Clydesdale Stallions JUST ARRIVED FROM THE EAST AND NOW ARE FOR SALE AT THE PALACE LIVERY BARN, LETHBRIDGE. ALL VERY CHOICE STOCK. Pedigrees are here and will be delivered to buyers. Cattaneo, imported (12005), (15681). Aged 8 years. Dunmure Ivory, (16171). Aged 4 years. Golden Style, (14316). Aged 5 years, ^ These horses are clean and right. Sea them and you'll buy. i W. J. Headers & Son OWNER8 Port Perry, Ontario. Mr. Henders can be seen at the Palace Livery Stable*. tiD-5 The following Is the program of the concert to be given in the United church, North L'ethbridge, tomorrow, Friday night at 8 p.m.: 1-N'igger farce, entitled "The Darkey Photographer"-'Mr. Ccllodlan, the photographer, Mr. J. Millar; Adol- phus/a servant, Mr. R. Hume; Mr. Felix Jumbo, from the country, Mr. R. B. Johnston, la-Selection of Coon Songs by above. 2-Piano Selections-Miss Vera Glan- ville. 3-Violin Solo..... Mr. Paul Matson 4-Our Busy Ladies' Aid-Mrs. Christopher Astorbilt, president of Ladies' Aid, Mrs. Clayton; Mariana Poppet, vice-president, Miss M. Harleman; Hortenese Hackett, secretary, Miss E. Harleman; Willemina Wllkins, treasurer. Miss Ruth Matson; Glor-iana Klssem, committee for the new piano, Miss Zona Harleman; Plretta Perkins, committee for new furniture for the pulpit, Miss Mabel Hyssop; Amoretta Munsey, committee for new china for the parsonage, Mrs. Hodglns; Delia Dapples, committee for a new fence, Miss Hen-denstrom; Carolina De Mott, expects to play the new piano, Mrs. Spinks; Susannah Wiggins and Georgiana Prlckett, The "I Told You So's," Miss J. Shaw and Miss E. Cowan; Sarah and Sally, the minister's twin daughters, always giggling, Miss J. Lakie- ajid Miss A. Moodie; Virginia Valentine, who keeps a stationery store, Miss Kennedy; Charles Broadway Swift, of ihe New York Comet, Mr. R Humes; The Rev. Silas Sycamore, Mr. R. H Johnston; Abraham Lincoln Sycamore, Mr. J. Millar; Walters for the Men's Supper, Messrs. Holt, Smith, Jackson and Ingram. Pianist, Miss E. Olander. Musical Numbers The Ladies Aid Society .. Ladies Aid The New Piano----Swift and Chorus The Reason Why .................. .............Lincoln and Virginia Clipping, Clipping, Clipping ........ ......................Ladles' Aid We Told You So ................... ......... Susannah and Georgiana Waiting, Waiting, Waiting . Waiters Isn't it Too Provoking .. Ladies' Aid Now We're Happy.......Full Chorus GOD SAVE THE KING Tickets for the concert may be had from any of the above company or at J. and A. Johnston's store. Proceeds for the repairing of Westminster hall. T 7 (Special to the Hejald) Kdmonton, Mar. 7.-Premier Stewart having .declined to interfere the bill introduced by the Edmonton Next-of-Kin association, for the incorporation of a Next-of-Kin association for the province, will cpme before the house for consideration. Objection has been raised by the Calgary association to the constitution proposed. They object to the organization being of a merely social and seml-charltable character. They desire to engage in constructive work, and one of the women up from the southern city declares strongly that they decline to be a party to the Dominion government being relieved of any responsibility in ho far as the proper maintenance of the soldiers and their dependents are concerned. WILL INVESTIGATE Quebec, Mar. 7.-Some days ago a number of Ontario soldiers and officers on their way to Halifax on an I. C.R. iraln were charged with having caused quite a disturbance at Mont Joll, Himouskl county. An official inquiry hae been ordered by the federal authorities and II. 'will open at Mont Joll next Monday. WILL SELL ALL IN UNITED STATES Washing! on, Mar. 7.-Plans lo tak > i� WANTS HEARING IN COURT Ottawa, Mar. 7. II. Chrysler, K.C., counsel for the Manitoba government, at Ottawa is taking the necessary steps to have tho appeal from the .judgment of the railway board Increasing freight, ami passenger rates on points of Ijw heard he-fore the .supreme * * * * * : * * : * WILL GO AFTER THE WRO SASK. HIGHWAYS .Moose Jaw, .Mar. '.- Tne province of Saskatchewan will be divided into eight districts each under a district superintendent, and nil under a superintendent of highways. All will he practical road building engineers, was the announcement, of lion H. .1. I,at-t.a, minister of highways, in his address to the convention this morning. KEEP BUREAU OPEN Hie summer and fall months. During THROUGH SUMMER !"1,,!Vi01,s yoars "10 off,tM- has bet" _____ j closed ju.-il al the time it became most: J. A. Weir of the provincial govern- j valuable. Mr. Wimp is now getting a , ment. is getting into line to bundle : line on the farmers who are greatest, farm labor through the human he has I in need of labor, anil when the milder established here ,as In other years. I weal her comes expects that lie will An advantage of the bureau th's year i have no trouble getting labor to fill is that, it, will be kept open during al! j these placet TEXAS A STEP NEARER PROHIBITION NOW Austin, Texas, Mar. 7.-Texas took a step nearer state-wide prohibition yesterday when the lower house of the legislature passed finally the statutory bill prohibiting sale or manufacture of spirituous or malt liquors containing intoxicants and shipment into the state of liquors except for scientific, mechanical or sacramental purposes. Kreutriulon, X. B., V.-.ivh 7 Promises to farmers of an ample supply of grain, seed and fertilizer in order that, greater quantities of foodstuffs can bo produced were made in He first, speech from tlin throne delivered by hj3 honor, William Pug-Icy. lieutenant governor of New Brim-wiel;. at the opening of the provincial legislature this afternoon. The lease was also urged lo induce returned soldiers to settle on the land. The troubles of the St. John and Quebec railway were aired and it was intimated in the speech that some action was Intended to be taken against those who have lukcn fraudulently public monies \v regard to this road. Legislation will he asked on proposed now and drastic health regulations. The building of steel vessels in New Brunswick is urged. Certain measures to .-upplenient the revenues of the province are promised. KEEP LIVER ACTIVE AND BOWELS GLEAN WITH "GASCARETS" Best When Bilious, Sick, Headachy, Constipated, or For Bad Breath or Sour Stomach. Bo cheerful! Clean up inside tonight and feel fine. Take (lascarets to liven your liver and clean the bowels and stop headaches, a bad cold, bll-iousnesB, offensive breath, coated ton-guo, sallownesa, sour stomach and gases. Tonight take (lascarets aifd enjoy (ha nicest, gentlest liver and bowel cleauser you -ever experienced. Wake up feeling grand-Everybody's doing it. Cascarets best laxative for childrou also.-Advertisement. UNITED TAXI SERVICE PHONE 387. 72- Anywhere - Anytime Gray-Dort Fourseason .Cars �ive perfect freedom to go will, when you will-regardless of temperature or weather. Cold and Storm-tight in Winter, the sides of a Four-season Sedanct are fully open in Summer, while in the Fourseason Sedan the suddenly changing seasons of Spring and Autumn are provided for bf instant raising or lowering of all the windows. The Fourseason Sedanet, illustrated belo