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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^ , DAILY ANP WEEKLY Vt ' Preprlttora and Publlthars f MB LETHSniDGE HERALD PRINT-.. INO COMPANY, LIMITED K3 eth 8tr��l South. Lethbrlda* W. A. Buchanan PtSBldent and Managing Director Valm Torrance � - Bustneca Manae�r Ihislaess Sdltorlal TELEPHONES Otnoe .......... OlOca.......... iisz ISit powers ijranted .wJU bo bnjfK^ enqngh to make It worth while. Ciinadiana ar� now pftylng tho Income tax for ihe (lr�t time In their Ihfcis and they do n6l seem to bo tak-ing tdndiy to it. nnd any suggestion Utat the cities be empowered to J^vy a Mcond income tax, in addition to LETHpRTppE DAILY IIERALP rniDAY, MARCH 15,1018 Great Advance Made By GoaU daJc Methodist Church in Past Few Years I (From Oiir Own CorMRponder.O Conldalo. March 14.-At a recent meeting ot the quarterly otflolal board that imposed by the Dominion, Is eauslne much sauirnilng. The Calgary Alborlian. discussing the city Income tax plan, says: 'VThe annoimcement of one of the members of the government thai the i province would not impose a dlrtici ' tax, but that the cities might have _ that privilege, is a very Important one. ot'tho Methodist church here, a large Heretofore no city has had that pow- jjep in advance was taken, when It er, and accordingly no city has made ^^s deplded to doclaro for golf-sup-any effort to Ux in that dlreoUon. At port. Ever since the work was open-pr�8�nt there are several ciUea which ed up hero several years agoi th� are applying for permission, and. field has been in receipt of funds from J-I Judged from the onnouacemont of pie the missionary society. The amount fta ; minister, they will get their desSr*. 1 ),ag been gradually decreasing nnd the 1 ."The value of an Income tax Uvied board decided that In view of the pros-, by mnnlclpalltios is doubtful. Now ^n^' conditions, the time had come weekly, oy mail, per yw iJ-'-JiSX tiat the Dominion govirnmeni hasi when this circuit shoiUd support Its .Weekly, by mall, per year to U-S-t'-W ; a start, such ----- - ---------"-* 'ICJKED UP mm ^SING f^PKTHE\\BOSY MAN ance of papera tfta. explraticn oate la ur authority to conUnua the sub-acrlptlon. , Subaorlptlon Rataai delivered, par wetk ----- bally; delivered, per year .....�5.00 Dally, by mail, par yaar ......�4.00 Weakly, by mall. p�r year ;,--�m��� 1* dcaa>.4(? inillta.ry stiiltilshments. The Atutrian ottlclai ttstement today Ceelares that tho Rumanians have TMiiAt�d the last atrip of AiMtriaa nxltocy held *y them. WILD LANDS TAX HELPING SETTLEMENT The most pleasing thing about the noraou lud movement just now �UrtlBC iB SeuUera AlberU is that Bine �at'�( evenr ^en new settleri oomlnc la has capital and equipment ready to go tKe land and, produoe. There ia very Uttle speoiilatlozi. No Urge tracts at laad mre beins bonght BP and bald Idle tor the rise. As a reanlt Sontbem Alberta wlU aae tlie biggest gain In productioiL tht. ext two or three years of any period I her Witorjr. . " '-J-. , p The new settlers-: are fiadiag land; too. Tho speculators who bouglit' a few years ago are putting It on the market at a fair price. One reasoa for this la. the wild land tax. BriUsb Columbia is coastderlaf the advlsa-' \ l^lty otpopytag the tax, and theyan; ^uver Ssa. sipvortlng sack a echisma Bays: "Alberta levies a special tax ohjuH-cultlvatcd farm lands. The rate is tar from nominal. The primary Intention is to drive these lands into bultivatlon by rendering- unprofitable their ntehUon In the' wild sUte. "In'^AlberU, this little. scheme ia working, out^s anticipated.-. Trticta Wtherto heI�Fout,ot use are being brbugbt^nnder the plough. In many eases the speculative holders are theoiBelTes putting the land Into crop: In other cases, they are selling' td prospective cultivators, "Tbe� secret of Alberta's success 'Thos. RkdjiMs, a:'well-known Ed* moatauroid;tia>er, la^'dead. .' i Alfred \B�d(�rd. Stnndard OU prosl-dent.ds loadlhgia Baptist movement, to raise a million-dollar >far fund. For; selling .llQiofrtd i' U.S. soldier, iSmll Oelrlcki', a 'Hobaken" vsaloon-keepers wasiSlren.,|liree .ytacK. In Jail. ' Ghfcago' m^ierstiwro' been bordered to lnocea8o:ih#tr 6atput of ilour to 90.per, cent oapacltSt.  The. ^ewtl-York' mutUolpal fusion commltt'ee-. aMa't; |1,31S,714 endeavoring to re^ldp^^Vayor Mllchel. The Los Aagalof Board of EducA-. tlon has banned any peace debate in local schools. Fifth Avenuo Churth, Now York, has not yet found a succMSor for Dr.' Jowett,. Dr. Kolman of St. George's U. F. Chnrch, fMtnburgh, was Invited but declined the invitation. Chief William Prince, of the Reglnaj Thick Ice championship for tho ^vln-tor 1917-18 Is claimed by Boavorton, with Ma cut of 36-lnch tee. Tho tax rate tor Brnnltord this year will set a high-water level, being 30% mUls. lileuts. A. D. Reld, Central Ontario; H. P. Lovoll, Manitoba, woro dismissed by sentence of courtmartlal. The New Jersey Senate has. passed a bill approving boxing in that state. (CONTINDRD #ROM F�OMT P*Oi) The pupils ot the S. S. have begun is largely musical and qulto attrnc- tax or any other tax open to the city except the land tax. Mayor Hardle Is a strong advocate ot an income tax for LethbTldge to ] *'^J?' , . , . , , supplement general revenues. espec-^.,OS/-?�[,r-t^^^^^ iaUy for PatrioUc Fund purposes. Tha uttle patriotic play entltle4 "The Key Herald is rather inclined to agree! of Jack Canuck's Treasure House." with him. The Patriotic Fund should The principal parts. Miss Canada and Jack Canuck, were taken by AubjTi Halifax City Council expects to coV leot over $20,000 In poll tax at �5 a head on- all non-rcsldents going there te work.  Canon Knox-Ltttle, one of the most widely known clergy ot the Church of England, died at Worcester on February 3rd, aged 70. Com meal, made from soft frosted com made Utousands ot Chlcagoana ill In the opinion of that city's health director. Nearly a third ot the Second Ll- Must Have Other Methods Alexander Ross, Calgary, rerorrlng to the clause relating to tho operation, ot the act in urban districts which Is being held over until tho municipal law conimlttoo decides what extra taxes cities will he permitted to levy to got them out ot thclf present finan-clal dittlotiUIos, said that cities would' hnvo to Adopt some other metl^ods of taxation than tho'sltlglo'tax or a flat rate ot taxatloh. He called attention to tho amount of property exempt from taxation in;.calgary. Capt. Plhgie. Redcytf, directed the I attention of the treastiror to the o.t-omptlon of milts and Industries for tt number oj" ytJnrS bj^ local coifimunl-lies. He thought they should not b�. exempted from this tax. Mr. Mltcboll thanked tho member > tor! bringing the matter under his nolle*. The bill was stilt In. coramltteo when the house rtdjoumedi Transportation Members A -bill was' introduced by tho provincial treasurer to Amend the loglii-latlve iissorably act In relation to tho provision ot tho transportation of. members, and also tho indemnities ot the members overseas. A bill' was also introduced, afriend-Ing tho provincial loans net and another revenue act by deleting the fixed rate of interest at five per cent. Indians, at Fisher River, is dead. Heiborty iKwn was taken by New York was guide to ^Lord Wolseley In. the state. The total loan subscription 1879 expodMion and also took part Jn vas $4,tii7,532,3O0. tho Nile expedition In 1S85. .', - ICItchenor's Town Clerk was asked Tho directors of the Medicine Hat to resign, but refused, until an audit Agricultural society called off the � was made. This done, he now wants spring stock'sho\v. The reason giVen  ^ resign and tho council refuses to Two little children, Oeratdlne and Henrietta Bartshott, aged respectively two years and four months and ono year and four months, wero burned t(� death last Friday afternoon at theif homo at Ferry Point, Alberta, when aiv hioxpllcablo fire broke out. There wa� a very strong Wind blowing at tho time, and tho house was toon a aeefhlng furniico. The Pilgrim's Vision." The program -yvas that the dates chosen, April 9 and 10, conflict with the datos of tlie Calgary Horso Show. ^Vo^d has just been received that accept his resignation. Up to the present time 51 chaplains belonging to the church in the mothcr-�|a�a ha^e been killed or have died ot Lieut. Warring Kennedy Clarke, son" woUnds, and ninety others have been ot the late E. F. Clarke. M.P.. and a Voundfed. former Mayor ot Toronto, haa been be raised by all paying according to their ubility. The government plan killed In action. The Chatham Board ot Trade dorses daylight saving, urges development ot peat as fuel, and favors pro- , Honey sett and Jim Potter, respect-I Ively. Groups of provinces, fairies, ot maktog the- hind owners bear the sailors, boy scouts, boys in khaki. In-whole burden ot this special tax Is � dians, aviator and wisdom, ably assist-wrong; They will have to bear the' ^""^ and drill to discover the; hlbltion ot the use ot bacon and ham. Whole b^den of this special tax Is: ^^^m^tanaSa ^o^k'^p^^^^^^^ wrong. They will have to bear, thd; in the school took part in some cap-' acity, and enjoyed the work as mucli as did those who listened. The play *rhree- Calgary restaurant keepers �were lined tor violation ot tho food en-! regulations. All had served pork at more than one meal on Tuesday of tills week. major portion of the burden In any event, but the non-land owner should boulder what he can. ' A�rll First -this year has no comfort tor the thirsty one. CflgUT HOW- sports^ 'a "biirean > ot aeiilclpal research.-"." Next!  - Enrolment of high sdiool boys for, work on the land wlU begin, at Cal-! accepted because of dlfflenities ' tending the negotiations. Spain has offered to loan to Argentine 1,000,000 pesetas, but the Argentine minister of- finance said today that this offer probably would not bo � - �-� � � at- teaches a splendid lesson In patriotism 1 gary next Monday. Complete details and elicited many favorable comments , will be arranged at a luncheon to be from those who witnessed it. The ; addressed by C. M. Wright of the. Y. M.C.A., who has charge ot the work tor all ot Canada. thanks of teachers and pupils are extended to Cadet Instructor Geo. McKll-lop for the use ot cadet uniforms and to S. A. Llfe-Savlng Scout Master| It Is announced thatGeorge X. Fox, Frame ot Lethbrldge, tot Scout unl- has been appolntedi! superlntend-forms. At the conclusion of the pro- ent ot the Calgary%4ljfi8lon ot the Can-gram a vote of thanks was extended adian Pacific Rallid^ succeeding Pant The CJerman drive was to have Dnt'^� '^'^^-^ Ki-amer of Coaldale for her P. Welsbrod. who Is on leave of ab-nindv nnrt hu hBhvviii�r. D. I assistance at the piano. The senoe. Mr. Ftox^rwhohas taken over Hlndy and his baby-killers In Paris gum ot forty dollars was realized, to, bis duties, cam� from Schrelber, Out., by,A"t>rU ;lst, can say right now that it was an April Fool joke. Tlhiey are now calling those who should pay Income tax but who rare trying to beat the govSsnment on Its collection "slackers." Well, that's the right' name, . apply on the Victory Bona, subs crib-1 where he was'-iuperintendent, ed for by the pupils In the fall. H. Bryant the local blacksmith, .has I secured the agency tor the well-known Is suing John2) '~:z> if. -m THI INSTRUMINV Of QUAklTT 1.V I '^^M . r� With Mftlix^ alrs,erwu,rtm,fyvm, It tmch'd uitkin m, mud Uu k-rl nfUa. -COtypKK. IN every model the value of the Sonara is in the perfection of tone production. In no instance has undue emphasis been placed on ornate exterior decoration. The beautiful Sonora, is primarily an instrument for you to hear. .Bigheat.icore for tone quality at the Panama Pacific Expogilion. PRICES; $65, $110, $150,- $205, $240, $280, $350, $500, $1,500. ' I. MONTAGNES & COMPANY CANADIAt^ DISTRIBUTORS .( Third Floor, RyrleBlda., TORONTO ASK YOURDEALER TO SHOW YOU THE SONORAi' IF HE HASN'T. IT, WRITE US DIRECT. An UBtortunate^jwJcldentbirfeJl ?atil Willis ot Ajurora^ at" rth'e Toronto T�chnlcal school,,one time it was thought that hlB'Sikhr^B p'er- Z^Z^. T 1^ i woonet^t twelv^dnars petvthe I^V^t^. l^t^/Z'!^^^. mIkrSem teel Uiat they had better "^""l producer is a.nUghty Important ^fence ot car owners,'and.a generator;Into the untortunat* boy's eyes. bestir themselvsa to get-some revenue (Tom tha property. . "Do not these contain a lesson tor British ColnmblaT The speculator who retards progress' by keephig wild lands ont of cultivation Is not *'nn-^ known in this province. ' pnnrlaea -.V uadac. �iilttTatlDn avan haU, 'eiir !||9d under the :plouiA. .Lei;us :^ encourage the settlers, aad give them / the,best Inducement possible to f{|) i up the country'witii prodncers, Ip this the .irild^lands tax la-in �ficieil'i^potdj!oeB,;y)itliAt}�^'v�Hli^ on, and say^ beef and wheat and bacon, to avert a food'famine, Included eighteen mules of 'as tine a type as ever cam^ Into the ijountry, We do not wonder that Uncle 8am iiesltated about allowing them to leave hlB domain. The biggest difficulty experienced by the newcomers Is the matter.of temporary accommodation until they> get their bouses built. A number' of movable shacks Have been built,, which helps considerably. Efbm-On Friday, March 8th, to Mr and Mrs. C. Cannon, Coaldale, a daugh ter, Jean Robena,. Messrs. Knapp and Schlmek have secured the agency for Cftevrolet and McLaughlin automobiles for this district and will bo able to meet the needs of all In this respect. | ' The Young People's Bible class of N. Lethbridgo will present their play "The Busy Ladles' Aid" In the BcHool auditorium on Friday evening, March 23nd.' Prices 3S nnd CO cents.. 1!bis was well received In Lethbridge^re-contly,and should coftmand a largo audience here, /, QTaad Trunks Pacific proper and -^ill biitld hotels, wharves, steamships,-ietc.,. along the line. , . .... r^:vh^i,..S-i---ir:.:^'---'--. ,1>u6-provlnoe^;;M*Alb^*til^'*dId, ;nia\\' sTiaire-.dn the lU^MIisJUdiaf.'^nd/seod> t/'- �' lug to: the strtok^ii city' the sum of Iil5,7&2. This money ,was collected from the foliowlag sources: 'Southern Alberta, $54,200 *, Jibrthern .tAlberta. $26,400; collected!?l�y banks; ;$i!5,163j provincial grant, f 10,000.: TfcapoJlec-tion 1b regarded^is very satlsfi^ory. The � province olt.*Nov�Steotlar' itsell raised only $100,006, TOd province ot Manltbba raised $145,000 and the province, of Ontario only. $200,000.., The p'-o'-inco of British-Columbia - raided $50,000. ' , . ' * � We can tnithfuDy say that we carry the largest stock of rugs and floor coTerinft m Soothem Albert^, and our prices owing to foresight in buying are the lowest. A nsit to our new department will more than'repay you. ; Forty-different pattema of SCOTCH CANADIAN-LINOLEUM to choose from. Um^eums that are fenportad direct from Scdtlan^ .to.ourselves, and can ^be. guar^tead to j be; the gennine article. ' VERY HEAVY GUAR. ! iGUARANTE^D SCOTCH �ANTEED SCOTCH UH.' AMERICAN NEW PRO-' CESS, at, yard 721^^ EXTRA THICK PRINTr ED tlNOLEUM^.at, per INkAlDUNmXUM,-.-froni 11.79 to $2.25. 55c FLOOR OILiGLOTH irom>j|er yard Rug Deparimenf - The Verj Foundation'of the Home Beautiful Wo/f�el,'-that every iniendhig Rug Ptirchaaer will findvhere the' very beet aralfi^.pbUinablo. We-,'iw��t to dlroqt'your attenUont* several llnoa -.tbatiwllJ^and the close8t-.JAtve�t|#ii�lp.V;,,f.s.^^^ ,:-iv;..i'^^' liMRA SPECIAl^pjiUE^irilEAVY WltTON RUGS ;'nMe>�f�;wo^nJrom oxoelUiii.^^ ynma. the pile ia-deef ,,iiM|i|o^^*.m'f#j>�^? of gbdd'JSi',�Ul.ljfay. toolc.w.n, / ' ^-y^ Prices AxminsteriRligs t^*9 ft. ...^^0mo 1x9 ft........i:.;*v4a.M 9x10/, ft ........v;;\47^, CONGOLEtJM ART RUGS^T WEAR WELL . �lisre is �9��i�li�l�,t fa t;(>ithat in this connection he had > v'drplwn no distinction between ? ^:-^9ilO!i^^...;;?e-vV�pi Createst,,Mpn^,PuiB)s^^ .I^ULL, BLQGK 14707281 ;