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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MARCH JS, 1(118 this jj-:'jiibiudc,]-, n.vrrv.- J. F. RITCHIE IS Succeed!-; A. E. Humphries in South Country-Takes up Duties at Once 1. lUtchlo, who for the past, year has boon stenographer for "n" division. A.P.I'. hotuhiuartfi's here, has been appointed inspector of wild lands lax for llio southern district and has already entered on his new duties. 11a Is going In Kdmonton shortly for instruction in the work of his new position. .Mr. Ritchie is (i returned veteran, and is secretary of Hie Lethbridge branch G.W.V.A., which position lie has held sineo tiie Inception of the branch. In his now position lie will spend about elfclii mouths'of the year In Lethbridge and four months at headquarters in Bdm'nntoii. The position he. is taking is that vacated by A. K. Humphries, when ho resigned lo give all his time to .Motors, Limited. Mr. Weir,'n returned veteran, will take Mr. Hitohle's position In the A.P. P. here. Mr. Ritchie was a member of the "1st battalion and was wounded at St. Kloi. J. F. RITCHIE Secretary of the local Veterans' club, who has been appointed wild land tax assessor. APPEAL ALLOWED him were conducted Irregularly. Mr. Justice Ives hold that, there was no right of certiorari existH under the | under the masters and servants ordinance and dismissed the application. The appeal court, has now unanimously reversed the, decision of Mr. Justice Ives. The judgment on Saturday was delivered by Mr. Justice Stuart and concurred in by Chief Justice Harvey and Justices Beck and Ilyndman. The court holds that the right of ceri.lovari exists under the circumstances outlined and that in this particular case the order made by Mr. i AVeridleboe should be quashed with costs. C. F. Jamieson of Hogg and Jamie-son, Lethbridge, was counsel for the appellant, Altermatt, and Joseph Donovan of Barons, was counsel for the respondents. The appellate division of the sup-feme court of Alberta gave judgment on Saturday allowing the appeal in the case of Altermatt vs. Dierks. The partleR reside near Bnrons, where the JJierks. husband and wife, were* employed by the appellant, Altermatt. The Dierks claimed that they were' Improperly dismissed by Altermatt and proceeded against him under the master and servants orrlinanre before Peter Wondleboe. Justice of the peace at Barons. YVcndloboe, on the hearing awarded the complainants the sum of $112.5(1. An application was In November last made nt Lcthbridge before Mr. Justice Ives by way of certiorari, ,o quash Wendleboe's order on the round that the proceedings before REACH MOSCOW Moscow, Mar, 18.-Col. Henry Van-dnrsen. chairman of the American lied Commission to Rumania and thirty members of his staff, arrived In Moscow Saturday. ; ? : > > �> > ? BELGIAN CLAIM * ? Berlin, March 18.-Twenty- > ? two entente airplanes were > ? brought down by the Germans > ? yesterday on the Franco-Bel- . "I feel I must tell you oftlie great benefit I have received from your wonderful medicine, 'Fruil-n-tivos'. I have been n MiiVerer for many years from Violent Ilea-Jachrs, anil could (jet no permanent relic/'. A friend advised me to take 'fiuii-a-tives' aiyJ 1 did so with preal success; and now 1 am entirely free I of Headaches, thanks lo your splendid medic'me". MRS. ALEXANDER SHAW. fiOc.a hox.fi for $2.50, trial size '.!.>. At. all dealers or sent, on receipt of price, postpaid, by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa. IHE PRELIlf ASSESSMENT : > v ; > > ('annuity lists todiiy include : ? the name of Ptc. Joshua II. > ? llughson, who enlisted with the > Lethbridge Highlanders, gash- ? ed. Ills family resides at 522 ? ? . 20th St. N. : ? * TO RAISE WATER RATES AT ONCE Mayor Favors a 20 Per Cent. Increase With a 10 Per Cent Discount Hard on the heels of the announcement that the new tiller plant is working, comes an announcement from Commissioner Grace that the water rates will he raised immediately to go into effect before the next, quarter's water rates are collected. The announcement was made at this morn-fnfe'7 meeting- of the city council when Mr. Grace submitted estimates for the year's showing that. $ll,0()� more will he required for tiie operation of the department this year than last. Mr. Grace recommends a ten per cent increase and no discount as is the, case now, with a penalty for nonpayment within a certain time. Mayor Hardie, however, suggests a 20 per cent, increase on the old rates, and a ten per cent discount, tor prompt payment. Last year the discount plan was abolished and the penalty plan adopted, so that while the rates were not raised water cost 10 per cent more. The new scheme will mean that a 20 per cent increase on the quoted rates at present with a ten per cent discount. This will mean that those who have been paying $5 per quarter will now be billed for $0.00 with a discount of 60 cents for prompt payment. The increase In the rates, says Commissioner Grace, is largely due to the fact that the chemical for treatment of the water in the, filter plant will cost about. $4,500, while the interest and sluicing fund on the filter plant will cost considerably more. Taxes this year are about $1600 higher, while wages paid the workmen of the department have also boon increased. The meter rates will be raised at the same time, according to a schedule brought, in by the commissioner. An effort will be made to graduate the meter rates so that at first metered water will cost almost as 'much, as water on a flat rate basis, the' decrease being made as the larger amount of water is used. Filter Plant Working The filter plant is working today. As a matter of fact the waterworks department stole a march on the citizens and filtered water lias been pumped through the mains for the past two days. This has been suspected by many and Commissioner Freeman confirmed the fact this morning at the city council meeting. Mr. Freeman, however, warns water users that it may be necessary to close down the filter plant for a day tor the purpose of inspection before it is finally taken over by the city. This, together with the necessity of cleaning out the mains and the srandptpes means that householders will not receive filtered water continuously at first, but after about' (en days there should be no more trouble. Many citizens have noticed the clarity of the water yesterday and today and have wondered whether the new-plant was in working order. They now have the assurance that tt Is, and that when the river breaks up the muddy solution of bygone years will not be dished up. MAYOR MARTIN IS SUING FOR DAMAGES Montreal, March 18-Mayor Martin says he has Instructed his solicitors to .enter action for $50,000 damages against the Lapresse Publishing Company. T*e mayor complains of a story published in La Please which purports to say that Mayor Martin infringed municipal bylaws with regard to automobile traffic. CAPSIZED SHIP Halifax. March 18.-A capsized ship containing the bodies of three, sailors, either Japanese or Chinese, was washed ashore at Crow Island, Tusket, Yarmouth county, yesterday. The name of the boat was partly erased, but looked like "Baaar.an or JJahshan." This may have been the Dominion Coal Company's steamer ttatiscan, which is due at St. John with cargo of coal from Cape Hreton, but of this there Is no certainty. The Iituiscun has a Chinese crew Though I he c.ii y . � proceed with I In1 ii I9IS assessment civ, the loginlal me ov. . the city's applies amendments on he other forms of ii"v. i-or Alee.ch has pre,;.: the land, bul'ldine. went and these i-.. � city council (hi* ii' Hon was passed ;> i ilo to v. ni k on i in? i lie. delay ill il"c,'iioii on for charter r'Milal and . '"itv As.sos- ..r,7r> j WIOEMilOF COMPENSATE FOR fRpi'uial '" Kdmonton, Alia scheme of worki than that propo>-e pensatlon act will submitted to the i measure will be trades, and the 1, strictcd to the v.-or mining industry in Although no ami made outlining tie act. it is learned ti be operative in v August 1st of iii" for building and 1. l'Uil. Its provision:-- in workers will lie proclamation. I!. H'-ratil) .Mar. 18.-A wider u'li's compensation I in ihe mines com-ii is understood, be Mi:dalt it. Among them are such mnsierpp ;ei".' lite villi as Tolstoy's 'War and Peace,* Sien-kiewiez' 'The Delude.' Uestoebsky's N'ieholns St rnrogiti. Ostrovsk's "The Itusy Inn, Pushkin'.' Wueen of Spades' and many others. A racial Intensity of ihought and deriilt of emotion thai, are eye opening are apparent In ail these stories. Majestic Fri- ONE NIGHT ONLY 22 TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT ILLIE URKE NOT A MOVING PICTURE London, Mr.rch 18.- (Via Reu-ter's Ottawa ' Agency)-At a conference of the Returned Soldiers Associations representative of the whole of South Africa, held -at Bloomfontein, unanimously passed a resolution against the return of lost colonies to Germany. IS RELEASED That Great London and New York Military Comedy Drama Success. 200 Thrills and Laughs. Prices: $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 5Bc BltUEDUBUEin. i ",ArtH<; andttieGr'irjT ' IN Arms And The Girl ADMISSION 20c AND 10c Montreal. March IS.-The writ of habeas corpus in the case of Ernest St. Denis, who was arrested and taken to the barracks and punt into khaki despite the fact that he had been granted temporary exemption by a local tribunal was upheld on Saturday by Mr. Jusiim Laniothe of the superior court, who ordered thar he be given his liberty and recommended that Ihe military authorities pay the costs of the case. ? * J AGED BAPTIST MINISTER j IS DEAD ':! For Constipation Carter's Little Liver* Piils will set you right over night. Purely Vegetable SowU Pill, Small Dose, Small Price Toronto. March IS.-Rev. George B. Davis, D.D.. died here last nigh'. Born in Wood-�stock in 1S45, Rev. Mr. Davis was educated at Woodstock college and at the University of CUicago. Kor forty years lie was in the active work of the Baptist church, with pastorates hi the west at Rapid City and Moose Jaw and then In Ontario. Deceased is survived by iiis widow, his son, E. C. Davis. Itf.A., on the staff of the Victoria high school, Kdmonton. and two daughters. Carter's Iron Pills Will restore color to the faces of | those who lack Iron in the blood, S as most pale-faced people do. SPECIAL ATTRACTION WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY THE PAINTED DOLL' RUSSIAN ART FILM FEATURING RUSSIA'S GREATEST f DRAMATIC ACTOR Ivan Mozukin SUPPORTED BY TANYA FETNER, NATALIA LESIENKO AND AN fALL STAR COMPANY OF RUSSIAN ARTISTS. THESE PICTURES WERE POSITIVELY MADE IN MOSCOW, RUSSIA, ADMISSION: ADULTS 25 CENTS; CHILDREN 10 CENTS FmpresQ SmJk , TUESDAY WkJ 10c-25c a .'< <. .*. .;. Alice Brady What the Press Agents Say AT THE ORPHEUM Alice Howell will be seen this even- : ing at ihe Orpheum in a return engage- ! ment of linlloonatics, a roaring comedy. AT THE EMPRESS Owing to a washout-,on the. easi line, l the big picture "Bought and Paid For" ; did not arrive in time for tonight's I show. Tlieda Bara in "The Vixen will be shown instead, 'flie big feature will be shown tomorrow sure. AT THE MAJESTIC The keenest public interest awaits Ihe presentation here at the Majestic theatre on next. Friday, .March ^i!ml. of "Seven I'ays' Leave," the seusat.ion-al military comedy success direct from London. No ICnglish production since the Inception of the war has succeed.::! in attracting any degree of favor coin-parable to this play jjy Walter How-' Oft, reproduced in this country by Daaicl Krohinan, a name that of itself invariably stands for the "best things: of the theatre. Xqw current -at the Lyceum Lheaira.1 In George Broadhurst's Famous Success BOUGHT AND PAID FOR SEVEN REELS One of the most gripping and Etartling productions ever screened, with a climax that is sure to thrill you with its intensity. Tonight Theda Bara in ''The Vixen." MAJESTIC THEATRE EASTER MONDAY & TUESDAY April lst-2nd SPECIAL ATTRACTION (FOR CHARITY) "His Excellency .The Governor" A