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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAIL� HERALD IfURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1018 SI): JUtfcbribje t>eral& IctbbrtCac alberta f DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor* and Publiahari {THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED $23 6th Street South. Lethbrldye W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance - - Business Malinger TELEPHONES Business Office........... Editorial Office .......... 1252 plies from Alberta. In 191i'> no less; than 533,000 tons of anthracite wore j 1 imported into that territory lying be-ilwoen Port Arthur and the Western boundaries or" Alberta, During the first nluo months of I!'17, (lie amount imported was ;U'>0.000 tuns, this going Into flie .s i.n and lignites in Alberta amount to ap- j is the act to empower municipal dls-' proximately -1.700.000 tons, and at this j triors to'raise money on the. guarantee ! the miner-were working on an average i of the government to supply seed ' of only thirteen days per month. The i gray> to settlers which, with an coal operators of the entire Province I amendment to protect dower rights, | of Alberta at a meeting held at Cal-j passed through committee of the whole i gary recently under the auspices of i house, was read a third time, and ,)ass-.'\V. H. Armstrong, director of coal j ed Wednesday afternoon... j mining operations iu that Province, i In order to help the campaign for j mad* the-statement thru they could | greater production the progress of j produce ten million tens of coal per: the bill was speeded and the lieitten-i annum, with the labor available, pro-! ant .governor having bae.n informed j vided they could find a market for it, I thus not only making Western Can-! ada absolutely independent of the | Pennsylvania fields but allowing a ; considerable tonnage for export to the ; nearest American States. '"We now arrive at the point of inquiring where the market tor 11:i> Ai- 'PICKED UPJN-* PASSING p�* THB busy man The population of Toronto at the end of 1917 was 535,271. Chicago unions claim Hint the Swift Packing Co. pav eleven men a total of 1272,000 annually. The Chilean transport Angomas, with $3,000,000 gold aboard, has arrived at New London, Conn. The States will pay about $945,-000,000 compensation to the railroads each year they retain control. The Pall JIall Gazette says the Vat-erland made the round trip between New York and Prance in eleven days. cured through medium of St. fface tribunal. Ex-Councillor J. W. Turnbull, for merly of St. Mary's, Ont., is now pro prietor of The San Bernardino Sun California. It costs $56 for every recruit so- lionl- It is possible a seat may be found tor Hon. P. n) Blondln, now overseas with his battalion. Daniel Hanloy, a well-known farmer and cattle buyer, of Calnsvfllo, Brant county, died suddenly. A grocer has had a Now York woman arrested for the alleged theft of one egg. - Death Is announced at Winnipeg of F. H, Hcsson, former collector of customs at Bruudon, and'native of Stratford. daries to suit themselves, and other rates preclude the possibility of ship-! will enable the government ihrou of the desire of the government attended the legislature and a moment before the assembly adjourned for the , day gave his fiat and the bill became j law. The legislation will onablo those who need seed grain . . . . : lars for coal in the year 1916. Eigh- for providing hospital accommodation able to pay wo*M be made to do so., teen mml0M that went over the In-for the unorganized districts. That is tie fair way. Then all would , ternational boundary never to return,! Another change was, said the min- ,,,,,, , 1r Day according to their means. less, cf course, the freight which the! ister, that the hospital districts would, able-bodied man from 16 to 6U in But if the government does not f0l-'rai!waj' companies and the freight' not be of a uniform size. There wauld' j South Carolina. _ i,_ .1,1. ,!,, ,_ ,,,_, ,v, , .�! boats picked up on the wav. In other bo three descriptions of plans. A small ,.......,, lorr thi, plan we.hope the oity words hftd the Alberta >ieids been : h'^tal of nine or ten wards; a larger j C. Michael -who built .a large por- Lethbndge will. We know hundreds properly developed and had a market; of 12 or 14, and a still larger of 20, tion of the New YorkyLlevated, died farms of the Bayfield of non-taxpayers in the city who ax- been found for the product right here j and the plans were being prepared in leaving $b00,000, of which only $10,- county. , pe�t:to help Day the Patriotic Fund at home we would have been about! such a way as to make it very easy tax "The only thing they ask ig tha' ; fc'1&ht*en million better off in our trade I to extend the ward accommodation of " ,, ,. "", balance". i the building at any time economically if one pays, all should pay, and each! Surely this should waken the auth-1 without upsetting the standing ar-according to his ability. It was ba- j orities at Ottawa to action. It ever j rangements of the ^institution. a ious. Mrs. Baird, who is in the hospital, is still speechless. Darling was before the court, on a charge of theft and administering drugs and was remanded. King George has awarded the prized British Polar Medal to Lieut. Sir Ernest Shackleton, Lieut. Frank Wild and 42 other members of the Imperial trans-Antarctic ex-podition of 1914-1G. Lieut. Wild was in charge of the party which was left on Elephant Island for ton sought relief. once organize branch department of; several months while Lieut. Shackle the provincial administration, probably under Premier Stewart, to cfeal entirely with soldiers' affairs. Two Tipperiiry Edlsons have invented a 3mall bean thresheV that is cleaning up the entire 1917 bean crop on line cause voluntary giving did not meet; there was a time Canada shouhl seek 1 It was provided that a petition from I all the councils concerned would be 000 went to his wife. ; An Invention under -consideration : in Washington is said to enable gub-| marines to be located with accuracy at a distance of several miles* The small debts court bill which has been read in the Alberta legislature a first tlmo will empower justices of the peace to hear cases involving sums up to $50. Arrangements are Huron i also being made by the attorney general's department by which these class of cases will bo handled by the district courts in order to have them Brentford Board of Education de nied the request of 112 teachers tnv a mVre expeditiously disposed of. London, March 13,-^The war cabinet's history for 1917 Which was issued today forms a most interesting and highly important historical record and also shows tho, Iramendous labors and achievements. The government emphasizes that the whole character of the war has gradually chaiiged since last year. Involving the complete transformation of the British administration and organization. Regarding the submarine warfare tho document frankly admits that if tho onomy had been able "to maintain the rate of sinkings reached in February of last year, the military operations of the ullies would have been largely paralyzed. The navy, however, triumphed. The, document contains much data of an important sort. ALLIED AMBASSADORS LEAVING RUMANIA Washington, Mar. 13.-Members of tlie American and allied special mission to Rumania have left Jassy for Odessa under assurances of safe conduct from the king of Rumania. They had been held for quarantine. this demand that the cry arose for the|�o stand on her own fee*, in the mat-! sufficient, or a petition from 25 per government to pay the Patriotic i ter of production it is now. And now j cent of the rate-payers in each dis-j =-� - 7,-~^ons has been signed trict, or a mixture of the two. Any ; ^6 . ' The Adier bill, forcing employers to give employes two hours for vot Fund. is the time to urge the greatest poss- THE WESTERN MOVEMENT OF WESTERN WHEAT There has been some irresponsible babbling about our grain finding ita way westwards to the Pacific, and hence by the Panama Canal to Europe, but jt is apparent that any such movement must wait for a long Ume until the world's shipping tonnage at Albany. \ war. Let "Alberta coal for Western Canada" be the slogan. ' but | ible development of our resources that* onexcf� these three methods would be ! we mnv tbe ho,(DP ,,., , t sufficient to submit the matter to a jne mas the better be able to carry j vote oE the people. Anotner dimcuUv the financial burden imposed by the I was that each board had to appoint/------- certain members to the hospital board j Born in England, she lived in Belie-before the scheme could be framed 'viUe for three-quarters of a .century, up. A provision in the new act would make it impossible forany single council to block the scheme by failing to appoint its members to the board. The - minister in that case could appoint The sloughs are full of water and membel's t0 tne board for that partic- uu 1 ular unit so that the will of the majority might prevail. In dealing with the financial arrangements the minister said that the _ hospital board under the new act One great tax sale for Alberta cities i TM ,T * corP�yat� �"I would IUI t-'ues ' make its own estimates, and requisi- Winter may make another kick-spring has broken its backbone. thall regain its normal status and j {he fttrmers are optimistic over crop reach a point that will enable surplus j prospec.ts. Let that optimism be a flipping to make long voyages profit- j spur t0 greattr production. able. And when that time comes :t j _ will likely* be found that railway eco Bomics will cause the westward move ment o{ our grain to tak\i place large-- ly over the Crow's Nest line and through the United States to Portland, for that. Is the route which !.� most feasible as to both grade and mileage. Faith may remove mountains but much talk will not overcome the facts of geography, however much it. may influence the unfortunate ! near jt building of expensive facilities for handling our country's trade and commerce in the wrong place' is the most recent scheme at Edmonton. All fcethbridgc wants out of it is about $60n,00o. and then we'll be on "Easy Street." Lethbridge is going to have its mo3t serious housing problem of years this fall if present indications mean anything. Who has a solution? Let's ALBERTA COAL FOR THE WHOLE WEST We have harped on it until wa feel we'have done about all we could bat. have failed to see that the government has taken any action to relieve the possibility of a coal shortage next winter by the simple method of forcing western dealers to stock Alberta tion each council for ita proportion of the expenditure required in the same way as the school districts. Unorganized Districts Another important alteration, explained the minister, was the provision by which unorganized territories were brought within tho scope ot the act. He had three cases* before him in which it was very important something should be done. It was in the outlying districts that the need of hospital accoramedation was greatest, and the taxation In those particular localities would be raised by the municipal department, and handed over to the hospital board. A Criticism Dr. Stanley reminded the house of the scheme put forward by the opposition In the last legislature for the - j utilization of the wild land tax to pro-There is Canadian-wide demand forivl(le a. nlaQ of hospitals in the prov- Mrs. George H. Brooker, Belleville, commemorated her 99th birthday. Mrs. Lticretta Rudolph , Garfield, widow of James A. Garfield, twentieth president of the United States, died at her winter home in South Pasadena. Big wind of 1913 Is the only precedent for the 70 or 80-mile per hour March gale that snapped evergreen trees and unroofed buildings in Bar-rie the week before last. The Red Cross campaign isn't over yet. Tho local branch will receive subscriptions at any time, and there is need for the money. Let Lethbridge continue to lead in patriotic-giving. NEW ISSUE government ownership of cold storage food | iuce, and said that the only real alteration in the present bill was in the way of making the boundaries of the plants in the Dominion. The hog is doomed, and the sooner he is ; municipal hospital more elastic. ! kicked out of the way the more pro-! He complained that there was no coal this summer, thus relieving the ; gr6cS Will we makci. ! announcement regarding further fin-drain on the Pennsylvania coal field, j _ j ancial assistance from th'e government Word of the death in Washington of Colonel Edwin Augustus SteveDS, one of the country's foremost engineers, and widely experienced in shipbuilding, was received. He designed the first screw ferryboat. Colonel Stevens was born in Philadelphia in 1858. "Gypsy" Smith., the well known j English preacher and evangelist, who i made a tour of the. United States j about fen years ago,' has been asked \ by ths British Government to go ,to! the United States on a special mission J to help draw England and America j closer together. He-will go as the | representative of the British V. M.| (', A. The staff of Lord Beaverbrook as director of propaganda In enemy I countries include, the following: Rob-! ert Donald, editor of the- London Chronicle, director ot propaganda in nefitral countries; Lord Northcilffe, \ director of propaganda in enemy countries; Co!. John Bueham, the novelist, director of ^intelligence: Sir William Jury, director of cinematograph propaganda, and Sir Roderick Offering of $6,900,000 Five Year 6% Refunding Gold Bonds CITY OF MONTREAL DATED 1st DECEMBER, 1917 DUE 1st DECEMBER, 1922 Interest payable half-yearly-1st Jtfiie and December. Principal and Interest payable m Gold at the City Treasurer'* Office, Montreal, or at the Agency of the Bank of Montreal, New York. Bonds issued in Coupon form in denominations of $100, $500 and $1,000. ISSUE PRICE-PAR. A full half year's interest will be paid 1st June, 1918. The bonds therefore give a net yield to the investor of about 62%. because of its two advantages would relieve the shortage in the east! and south of the line, and it would make for development of Alberta's j coal resources. We need the coal \ production, and Canada needs the ; wealth development of Alberta's un- j f told coal resources would mean. ,nor In regard to any svatein for the Jones, deputy of allied and foreign Have you noticed how the Herald I provision of hospitals in outlying dis- : propaganda. A Canadian ofneer, ~ ' tricts so that peonle could get attend- ! Major-General A. D. McRae, formerly ed to at a reasonable cost. I quartermaster general' of the Lanaii- Premier Stewart, dealing with thjs i'an forces overseas is in charge ot the so that Ontario and Quebec may sec ure a-greater tonnage from that quar-j^^ Ad, page ,g growjng; n" wU11 ,r7ctrs7t^^^ A- D. Mcltae. formerly ter. We have advocated this course ' ' ' -* * ~ soon be doubled up. The "Want Ad" it;' page is the best barometer of a community's prosperity and Lethbridge is certainly showing itself prosperous. The big amalgamated fair and stampede to be held here next July is being advertised all through the weBt- argument that the government should take control, and find the money out of the general revenue he said that question had been decided ^i_the last general election. If the decision of the people had been otherwise the position of the parties would have been reversed In the The Herald has been ably support- lons 01- (,normous t.row(lg and a ,.lp. ed in its campaign by a number of I lnR oul of defil.it3 th,a yegr Here,g eastesu papers, notably the Toronto : J]0 j ,' Globe and the Monetary Times. Now | _^_ .comes Toronto Saturday Night with j .a very favorable editorial article in ern states, and the fair board has vls-| bnuao. With regard to hospital pro- The prorlnce will create a separate department, under Premier Stewart, to look after the soldiers. That's beginning to look like business. Heretofore this great work has been too � htn!'' received much in volunteer hands and thf hranch of th� Unio" Bank ness in more ways f�n one * yjroull^ Fal,S� 8068 l� son, A. MrKav, J. Strathy, W. A. Mc- Kee. O. R Earl. It.'W. Know, F. 'Ayolte, D. Stewart, C.' F. Gillys. T. J. Gray, J. L. Carr, C. R. Walsh, A. S. Nops, C. I). Maguirc, T. A. Watterson, j K. G. Ross. j. Qufnlan and 11. W. Held. L:�."iu Col, B. Campbell. The issue is made to refund a like amount of Montreal Three-Year 5% Notes, the original issue having been made for public works, in anticipation of a permanent loan. Beginning 25th February, 1918, applications for the bonds will be received by the BANK OF MONTREAL, MONTREAL, or any of its branches, from whom application forms and copies of the prospectus giving full particulars of the issue may be obtained on request. The offering is subject to withdrawal on or before the 18th March, 1918. Applications should be addressed to the BANK OF MONTREAL, MONTREAL and should contain fall instructions as to place of delivery and payment suitable to the applicant, and the denominations of bonds required. , , The issue is made with the approval of