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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 18, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARCH, i RATES: Oafly, delivered. year..... i liiUy, mail, per year...... 3.00 We'eHy, by mill, per year..., l.DO TELEPHONES: Office Editorial Office 1224 W. A. luchanan John' Muugin? Director Business Mauaser THE WAR SITUATION TODAV Jieaened activity all along the hal- tlc Is the teaturs ot the pres- ent sltusUion. A significant net is or British >n-arships once niore shelling Weslende on Ihii Bel- gtan coast, evidencing u. new offensive no'vement by ins Allies Ixjwer down nf iVIeuiwrt the enemy is Ills THE KING'S HOTEL 13th STREET NORTH PHONE US6 OUR CUISINE AND SERVICE ARE UNEXCELLED. SUNDAY EVENING DINNER 5.30 to Cents. Stum Htattd Front RMTHI with Full THIRTY DOLLARS MONTHLY The Herald's Ottawa Letter Political Truce Xever Recognized by Conservn- A. K. .Kemp Very Outspoken About Interesting .Details" About the Change of Postmasters .ui Xo Grazing: Lease Signed for .Blood Beserve. break ihrougb, and Is if. fc .Conservativ Out.. ?Jarcli iliere ever a political truco? is'oi by Conservative actions am speeches arB to be ac tardlns tho town. Alons the lino bj Tho tllce was nattered auollt Uie Yser. tlie Haitian forces have suc-jin a debate In the House of Commons cceued in securing advanced STaund. (the other day. Hon. Gaorgo P. Gra- it. Dame de sLorelle, norlli the gain- td by tbo Allies Iiave been assailediby Lho enemy. His version ot tiie operations there, that the contest has.'ueen in favor of his arms, -con- tradicted by the Frcncli official re- port idricii states that a counter at- UcJc on the trenches had been im- suocesstnUy. attempted. A counter attack which" has failed, but has still Usan campaign pamphlet, wtncLi they liKd been since the war befnu in AutuflL. ITe held them up la the vjeiy of the House, and the iruco. insofar as the loyal Couser- vatives was concerned, looked like the Germans' scrap of-paper. Immediate- ly followiOR the exposure o[ the truce in ilia House of Comcioat, HOB.'A. E. Ksinp, a. raoiuber o'[ the Conservative n-iiiioiit portfolio, .spoke Dot lost him any ground. IP evidently in TCronte- aCd absolutely failed to re- regarded as some measure of Gar-'cojjeize tbe truce. "So far HS the uian success, and appears to iwiiary! Coiwervattve jarty is he Ihe official mind in suumiUins it for Uie consumption of the dlc. Xorth ot 'Mensil. In the Cham- ijajne rtlEtrict, tlie Allies report1 the capture of a. (root of some 500 nialrai. The German version is tint In thfi atiuclrfi were renswed with at rotifer forces, and the Eclll cootinties. IVhat the fEfira are oannoc be doubted in spite oE Ger- man contortion. In aonhern Poland the RussiiJis are; coming to meet Ihe Ger- man jtUcks on the forts of Frzunyi and Ossoweu, and uv, re- port eJ to ba mi.kliiff ground ia Buttr DIRECT TAXATION AMiaUrer objection may be raised direct taxation, there ii thii (it letst (p commeod it. and ijiat i3 tlia JndinduBl taipajer knows. exact-, ly jibe Bmount he pays. This fcaov- ledge is denied.him in the system of ;tt5alion. Apart from iliis is tlie very imporignt and pal- pable argument ilmt s-ven' cent raised by .direct [axalion .finds ,its way into the public treaenri-, whtdi Tie altogether said pC< iiidirnct tautiop. The matter of fllrect tmsatlon. haa bi-en. .brought .to ".the; foreground (by recent action of tbe oC said, -'thiirfi ia no truce 'wiih any otlier party. There arrer has been a tnice." That is clear and ourajtokcn enough. WliaL aboul the liberal atiituile? Then Trat Tvtfl decjarad Sir Wilfrid riurlftrcaTiRii off a. of campaign icetingF he" had arranged. He said that tharp no partisan discusiion darlni tho The government would be jiven a free hand. Sir Wil- frid adhered to that position right, up to the ores en t mom em. At the August aesaion he pledged his Cull aa- sfstance to die What has fcllcired. He hai not addressed deslce of our Conservative Mends. An election in '.var .time is what they want, even if. the people become divid- ed on parly issues ai a moment wheti unity is the greatest national desire. Wait and see. There is almost certain to be an election in early summer or the early fall, war over or not. "What ivas the reason for the dis- missal of E. N. Higinbotliflni as post- master at Lelhbridge. in- quired W. A. Buchanan, M.P., the Postmaster-General in the House o[ Commons on illnrcli S. Casgralii replied: "On the 23rd September, 1914. tho deoariiuental officers were in- structed by the Postmaster-General (bat. aa soou as the Letbbridge public ding 'was ready for occupation, it the intention to Hppoiut. it "new Poatmuater, aud the Superintendent requested io keep i he progress made, and toucli with soon QE it public meeting- on j mat- The'rLiHeral iTonthly, the party raonUifr, Jiis -been publlslied moatlily ins devoted Us coiumof to. war matters, aFolding- controversial issues eattrslv., the Conaerratlves b.ave been circulating tbroushout the Do; minion party and many of the party'a been discussing political questions -from the platform.. Thtre h'ia never JitV i truce'ilmoaeEit the Couserva- ives, as'Mr. Kemp vary Irutbfiilly Bays. AH the truce, the avoidance.oE KfliLicil contrcverey in. a p.erlpd of war las .oeen- on the pare of Sir Wilfrid Wliat ahput_ au election? There U no question thai there will be an elec- tion .voile, the war is in progress A man irlio Tnbves around Ottawa can- not any .other impression. A was ready lor the department to lake possession, inform the Postuiasler- 3eiiernl. so that the change, could he made without delay. ..iTuIs was done n accordance with" instructions, and he Post Office Inspector, on the 9th )ctoher, was instructed to cltanse." an iuvesiigatiou asked further tmestioced the member for .Medicine Hat. To this the Poatmast- er-Cieneral rep'iled: a petition in favor oi tiie Jate postmaater, .'which T.-US received ,it the department in N7o- vemher last, it was auggeited that an InveaU'sation saouM be made, but the appoinlmeni to the postnusterahip atid the transfer of the post office to the new incumbent 'had already been made." What a lauie esouae for the removal of. an efficient official. It was no ex- cuse at all, except tbat the new uuiid- iog saouhl be equippcil with a new postmaster. No inveatleatlon was held, thousru demanded by friends otj the party in potrer. 'Yet -the Grit post- masters at ilagrath and Grassy Lake were not removed until an icvcgtisa- tiou'waB ueld. The ol the Interior in Par- liament "the other day, informed llr. Bucliauan that tUe Blood Indian Re- serve had nut been leased to any com- pany or .indlTidnal for grazing pur- poses. Tic said that since the termin- ation of .the "former lease, S3-00 .per iiead ner amnuni faad.'heen chaigeii for country is not the paramount 1 grazing es orh the roierve. R. and Nova Scoiia. Preaum- ftblr the bacii thftt IB orijin of -all wealth, that derived from the an aiioni in ecooomr which, no oaf would care ID the Ontario scFsrameEfc has liopoied. a. mill pu the dollar on the ralue of land. the same tax ia' applied to and income. The L sortrnmeat ,has ipplled the- property in r be gathered no undue has of-.the agaJnat tie Tae eipertnient. for BLEU it may will no bs the lystam, ctrried oufeby its out we think, find more favor, than AT FORTUNE" PLAYED Y MEMBERS OF ST. PAT. -RICK'S CHOIR Fortune, the play gives St. Bosiljs' school Sf, cboir last night' in the by the members ol one that was well worth swing. It ployed' tp ,be.-oi .i coniictl 'nature, and from the of. the curtain to the fall'.a-.contlnual stream of msrri- ir.fot pceriiiecl. the najpe im- ulies, plar.that tooVplace in! nwierhV tfraei Were the main reason' 'or ita'scbee in.tbii line. Mr. J. H: '.presentviudirwrt ihfttliod oC as Pionigaa, excelled: hira- ini-rertnue, and will jo far Io aifd: BO small measureSof nierit ,p... .v.-.. to direct tai- to come' natural'-anil It is .nntur.ute to thtt'tbe puld.Irish brogue was.veiT.itypi- SESSION- LIKELY TO END 8V EASTEB Lia'WB, Out., March oar- ieDt will prorogue before Easter ia nq.w: accepted pdislble by bolh sides of; the-House. .The remainder of-the .egislation trill regulra "only a few.daya :o put through the House. High Tpp Bqots Oak Tannfd Sole! AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES. OLD COUNTRY MINER'S SHOES REPAIRS WHILE YOU WAIT. HEELS. H G.Kilner 512 13th STREET NORTH Wtoter K to little doubt E io .te'po B-lltUble and the icon Alierta by Mrs. Keogh. It was clear lly evident Irom her :porttayal of a i common Irish woman, and later an IfiM Spring seein Udif, ricll_ j to who dial] rule Finnigan made bis foe tune in oil i itLat chanced to on a piece of land j 'sold hinrby a land gliark, and irrime- dfatefir.fwas-iishererl into New i Four Hundueil. French counts, -and ladies irourt .were visiting 'Kith, Home to gather money _-''. Tbe on the speech from Uie; throne, at Edmonton .failed to on iiie part oj the 'oppoflitipTi. mi jait'.ti have been flnished Are the farmers ol the iouth golig to grow sugar beets ihla year? lime .iher were deciding. An an- npuacemeiit from the factory as to whether they.-tntenii to operate Ibis .fill if the farnerfi win prow the raw- oujht to scule lile matter. and The other. .members .61 the play con- ilnctcd theroselres in a way that bal- anced llie. play nicely. Thr. 'cast oi the pJay.- isrjas. follpwB M. J. If. -Mcppniiell-': 'jlrs. Tinnigin.' Mrs. Aeofti'-; :'Fat -'Finnifah: jl. Knight; Btitch ,Iatc, Louis the French Count, (i. Rice Lady Ilsnna. Winnie Katie,'s daughter, Rose ''ThlB is the.flnt ,ot a series cf com- edle0'.and dramaB.tnati wiM .be put on jy. thrie, popular.-playerH. Tbc next pity. of th'c .great r "FaolafC; fcr'Cinllhiil Wiseman, will bo f iyen .after EaBter. i-bliicr of '.Police" John SIcA'uley, Owen Sound, Is 'John .X. 6ihb, .a prominent acebiitg contractor, died: affer a short illness oi pneumonia. For Home Made Bread And Con- fectionery We lead tlie -ray. Once tried you. will, come acaln. CAKES MADE TO ORDER. S. BROOKS GLOBE STORE 402 13lh street North. About the tiest North Lethbridge Stores His Moneu the other THE WAGE EARNER, moro than anyone else, sllouhl have a Bank Account Many people obtain Utelr start ID through opening a Saviors Account. JUEI think of the reeling .of satisfaction yon would have if you put part of your In a bank. Boys and" Girls should foe taught to put their money In a Savings Account. One Dollar opens an Account. INTEREST' PAID AT THE HIGHEST CURRENT RATES. ASSETS OVER THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA 418 13lh Strc-t North. Q. F. Spring Opening Tlie Spring Season lit! licitci- prepai.'- eil tlmri over before to supply yoiu! needs in Stylish, CowiforfJiblc nb rt'iisonaliJe prices. Fine Boots i'or ladies or gouts, strong boots for boots i'or grow- ing girls, natty boots for the little tots, ser- viceable boots for the workiugrmcn. Boots for All Classes WILLIAMSON'S BOOTS ARE A LITTLE LOWEB PRICE THAN YOU CAN GET ELSEWHERE A. Williamson Just Opening Up MORE SPRING GOODS in the DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT lucluding: Crepes. Pjqucs, Delaines, Mission Draperies, Gidateas, Prints. Children's and Misses' Wash Dresses, Middy 'Blouses, Child- ren's Koiuners and Piny Suits A large assortment of. Infants'" Long Dresses, Cashmere Silk and. Wfish Bonnets.: Special, Baby Silk Bonnets, beautifully embroidered, "trimmed, with silk ribbon and buds, special price.'. -S' Boys'. Cliildren's and Girls' Huts, Caps and Ladies' Wash Hats. will you to pay 10 cents for a Single Loaf of Bread when vis sell you 16 Tickets for nave Lho Ut-iver cnll and [Ind out how good Quiter Bread is when you receiTc it FRESH John Gilmore Furniture Department Now English Baby Buggies, Collapsible Go-Carts.. Sulkies, etc., at special prices. We want you to call and J inspect our Stock of up-rto-date Boots and Shoes to suit all classes Our prices positively can't be beaten in the city Donaldson's Shoe Store 414 13th Street North The Peopled Drug Store Our .Specialty. Buy Made in Canada Goorls. moet .complete Block. ot (hose valuable a l ;ra r AiUJ.Li r nnmnuiljn racSiclnEi. Every guaranteed or money refunded. PHONE W. H. McCaffrey, Prop. DRUOQI8T AND OPTICIAN.. 240 13th ST. N. PATNTING TIMEJS TTEKE! e Leaf Paint Makes Oood because It Is Good. For Interior Work, Use Floglaze The finish that endures. Gives color har- mony to your We. in Painters' Supplies. HART-PATTERSON Co. 313 13tJi St.TVorUi. Ph one Phone 1S67 FRESH Per Dozen......... 25C 20 POUND SACK.OF SUGAR nnd one pound-of. .BLUE RIB- BON TEA- tynn I'or 5C-UU QUAKER OCW Per Pncftase CM M POTATOES- .Cf Aft I rS Large tins, 2 tor. 25c 10c 15c PAN CAKE FLQUfl, For CORN, PEA3 AND BEANS, pel tin 3AUER iiouiid 40a sppi 5 pound Per Tin ROYAL. CROWN SOAP, 2 paok'Els.for. SUNLIGHT SOAP: BUOY 11 JJars for.; CHARLES MILK: ..._ Tin JELLV In Glass hlers, each 2. pound ajlfets, 2 lor HUNGARIAN PATENT FLOUR one 98 iiound and.onc sack at pUAKER OATS For- nott puf of addreac, we have mover Three CVoers Soilth former location.. 'Just look for Supina Mercantile Co. 15tii St. Doon South'of 2nd Ave. 127 15th St. N. ;