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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 20, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR ; � . . .,.1 , THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY tlERALD MONDAY, MARCH 2a, 191(5 letbbriDoc, fllbcvta DAILY AND WEEKLY of the Board of Grain Cominlasldnors l� viewed with aonio concern by the farmers of the west. The Manitoba Free Press deals very fully with the matter, thus: The Grain Act has been oalletl the charter of farmers' rights In Western Canada. Deglnnlng about 1S9S, and coniinutng for some six years, the Do-10c i minion government struggled with the TELEPHONES Business Office ............... 1*^* Editorial Office .............. 1234 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Uauaeing Director Business MiinagBr Your King and Country Need You Bigbt Now Sub�crlption RaXei: Dally, delivered, per week .. Dally, delivered, iier year ......$5.00 [complex problems arising out of the Dally', by mall, per year........J3.00 j markeUng, grading and transportation SVe�kly, by mall, per year ......Jl.oojof the western wheat crops. Their laVjors finally took form in a body of laws and regulations, which were regarded by the grain growers of Western Canada as adequately safegimrd-ing their interests. The very comer-stone of the system of grain handling provided for by the Act was the provision of dealing with the distribution of cars. The principle of the Act was that as between places there should be an equitable porpor-I tionate distribution of cars, while at each point cars were to be supplied In rotation as applied for-one car to each applicant in turn. This provision was resisted by the railways and by the elevator interests: but the Dominion government was unyielding on this point, and the law was strictly enforced by the officials charged with this duty. tJver since the change of govern-! ment in the interests which re- gard this law as to car distribution as unduly intsrfering with their privileges have been conspiring for its destruction, and apparently they have at last gained their end. It has been recognised that under very exceptional conditions the strict^ application of the law should be temporarily suspended-to relieve an elevator In dan-gat of collapse of its load of wheat or to take care of damaged grain. There are provisions to this effect in the Act. Those, who are anxious to hamstring the Act have Tjeen manoeuvring to enlarge the conditions Justifying the suspension of the Act by Including with them congestion at any given point. Once this is accomplished, the benefit of the Aot to the grain growers in a large measure disappears. It will always be possible artlflclally to create conges'tion In any selected district. Under such a law the distribution of cars throughout Western Canada will be made on a basis of strategy,, pull and favoritism, Instead of on the basis of fair dealing between localities and between individuals as well. Four years ago, under cover of an amending bill providing for the suspension of tlie car distribution clause ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR Germany is beginning more than ever to feel the pinch of war times. Most serio.us shortages of food are ; reported, and anything in the nature ' of a food luxury is prohibited. The fjneat supply la fast dwindling. The Germans have used up the I crack corps of their army in a last i ' vain endeavor to break through at Verdun. All military observers be-i lieve the failure at Verdun will bring the end of the war very mucli nearer. , French officers predict It will be o% e'r �very shortly. There is one man at least in Germany who has the courage to say ' what he knows to be the truth. Dr. ' Lelbknecht, the Socialist, . created ; great anger In the Reichstag when he arose and denounced Germany's war ; policy, saying that the assassination f of the Archduke at Sarajevo in 1914, ! was welcomed In many parts of Ger-i many as a Godsend. - There Is very Uttle doubt that the riDutch liner Tubantla was torpedoed. Fighting in the vicinity of Verdun i has been less active during the past ' day or two. Premier Asqiith is to ask the opln-i ion of the house as to possible participation In a common council to dis-. For five years he had baen ncting as travelling secretary of the Children's Aid society for the counties of Lincoln and Welland. With 100 claims nBgrogatlng nearly four million dollars. W. Simpson Walker, K. C, registrar of the admiralty court, started adjudicating on Alarch 15 in the case of the steamship Stor-stad. J. C. Munro, who has been accountant In the Canadian Bank of Commerce at Chatham, has been appointed manager of tho bank at Cayuga. Mr. Munro is the youngest son of Rov. Gustavus Munro, D.D., and Mrs. Munro, of London. Advices reaching Reglna from tho Bahamas Indicule the state of Premier Walter Scott's health is anything but reassuring, and a cabinet minister remarked: "I'm sony to say that Phcmier Scott Is a long way from recovery." University of Chicago fraternities are cacli to adopt a French orphan. The young men will supervise tho rearing of the children themselves and have rcnised many offers from university girls to'asist them. Lome Stoneborg nnd Edward Hack, Windsor men, wanted by the American authorities on suspicion of being in connection with the Chinese smugglers, were captured in Detroit after a stiff fight in which revolvers were drawn. The Frontier, a large pleasuro boat, to be used at Chatliam next summer between Detroit nnd Chatham, was seized by the customs officials at Chatham. Unpaid duty on repairs done to the boat at Detroit are said to be behind the motive. Mr. and Mrs.. William Hancock of Hamilton, celebrated tho diamond anniversary of their wedding on March Il.They are both natives of England, one from Devonshire and the other from Cornwair." They had twelve children, six of whom are living. The United Kingdom branch of the Kmpire Parliamentary Association has Invited the Canadian branch to choose 10 members of parliament to visit Loudon for the month of July to see war organizations and exchange opinions informally with their fellow members. John Bull, a weil-known Hamilton Manufacturer and a prominent Sons of England man, who has been Captain of the Sons of England Home n,, r.T!, i,f � � , iB-j ,Guard Company, has Joined the Tiger of the Gram Act. for specified and j jjatt^Ho,, ^ , Sergeant. Captain E. proper reasons. Sir George Foste*- attempted to slip In a further amend- present chance method of securing i providing that in the case of recruits, replaoing it with one that would have more connection with our economic needs. Hamilton, Ont., has a fine record for recruiting, but the old method has about outlived its usefulness there, and now the Hamilton congestion the rules of far distribution could be ignored at the discretion of the Grain Commissioners. The amendment was resisted by all the western Liberal members and by two Conservative members. Dr. Schnafter, Recruiting League has memorialUed Souris, and W. H. Sharpe, of Lls- the Dominion government as follows: "Whereas this Dominion is engaged in a war involving the very ealatence ; of British institutions-a war that calls for the most rigid economy of > men and means-a war that can be . successfully concluded only by the ' fullest utilization of all our resources. "Wliereas under the present volim-tary system there is great waste of the naUon's resources. "The Hamilton Recruiting League humbly begs the government of Cana-� da to appoint a commission for the 1 purpose of: "(a) Taking a census of all men ! in tlie Dominion from 18 years of age ' and upward, specifying those married and nnmarried. "(b) Classifying the men according ! to thair occupations or their fitness or preference for certain kinds of work. . "(c) ciaaaifylng the Industries with a view to the restriction or the ultimate elimination of such as are nonessential to the-welfare of the country or are nof economic factors. 'nd)It^.i>elng understood that the foregdineUs.'urged with a view to the immediate .application of some Just and oomprehensivo systiem of draft whereby ' tlie , men necesaary to obn^-plete the\'Canadian, expeditionary forces maybllloHsnpsa or constipation. This city will have many "Pape's DIapepsin" cranks, as some people will call them, but you will be enthusiastic about this splendid stomach preparation, too, It you ever take 11 for indigestion, gases, hearlbuni. sourness, dyspepsia, or atiy stomach mlBoii'.- Get some now, this minute, arid rid yourself of stomach misery and indigestion In five minutes.-Advcfrtlsc-ment. SALTS IS FINE FOR KIDNEYS. QUIT MEAT $3,270.00 To get this sum on a 50 per cont tax payment basis $6000 were put In the estimates'. , The total of the above sum of $3,-270,00 )h spent under the uuporviHion of the Nursing Mission. I hope you -will'excuse me for taking up so niuch of your space but this false Impression has become so wide spread, duo to your error in sizing up the situation, that it must bo corrected. Yours truly, W. D. L. Hardie, Mayor. DESTROYED BY FIRE Collingwood, Ont.. Murcii 17.-Tho Northern Navigation company's steamer City of Midland, of tho Collins-wood and Sault Ste, Mario division, was totally destroyed by lire, which 6riginatDd In tho cabin above the engine room, In which meii hud booh engaged during' llio' past few days ntting out toe, � the cpmlng soason, She waH 176 feet long,- 2K feet beiiih,-and 10 foot deep. The loss will be about $40iO00. , ' GERMAN -MlWe. 8UNK QTEAMER- Copeithagen,; 'yln .Lpndonr March 18. -It has beericmiflrmod that tho Swedish Btouraer Mart|�a, which was lost near Falaterbo !a jfortnlglit ago, was s,unk by a Gevmaivmlne inside Swedish len'(lorlfl'l!AVdlevH.. -v Flush tho Kidneys at once when Back hurts or Bladder bothers. No man or woman who eats moni regularly can make a mistake by flushing tho kidneys occasionally, says a well-known authority. Meat forms uric acid which clogs the kidney pores so they sluggishly Alter or strain only part of tho waste and poisons from the 'blood, then you got sick. Nearly all rheumatism, headaches, liver trouble, nervousness, constipation, dizziness, sleepiossness, bladder disorders come from sluggish kidne'ys. The moment you feel a dull ache in the kidneys or your back hurts, or If the urine is cloudy, offensive, full of sediment. Irregular of passage or attended by a sensation of, scalding, gel n/bout four ounces of Jad Salts from any reliable pharmacy and take a tablespoonful In a glass, of water before breakfast for a few days and your kidneys will then act fine. Thhi I'ahious salts Is made from, the add of grapes and lemon Juice, combined with llthia and has been used for generations to Hush ologgod kidneys and stimulate them lo activity, also lo neutralize tho acids in urlno so It no longer causes Irrllatipn, thus ending bladder disorders.' .lad Salts is Inexpensive and cannot Injure; makes a delightful effervescent lithia-water drink which all regular meat eaters should take now and then to keep tho kidneys clean' and the blood pure, thereby avoiding serious kidney ooniplIcatlons.^,T. D, Higinbotliam & Co., Limited, Druggists.-Advertisement. FRENCH MINISTER OF WAR , RESIGNS; ILL HEALTH CAUSE Purls, March 17.-Gen, Joseph Simoon Galllenl, minister'of. war, 1ms resigned because of Ill-health, atul Gen. Charles Roque has heen appointed to succeed him. WATCH SORE THROATS because swollen gland.'s or intlamctl membranes often' affect other tissues and lung trouble easily follows.; As Nature's corrector of .throat troubles the pure cod liver oil in Scott's .Emulsion is speedili' converted into  germ-resisting tissue; its tested glycef-ine js curative, apd healing,while this wholesome e m ii 1 s i o n � re 1 i e v e s the Iroublo and upbuilds the forces lo resist liiberculiir genns and avert the weakening influence which usually follows. 1 �. a.iiy � member of .your family has a Ipndci'throat, get a bottle, of Scott's Emiili^ionto-day. -Physiciansprescribe it to avert throat U'oitbles, oveticonit! .broncljial di.forders jiiid . strengtheit thii lungs. No harmful,drugs'. Ali .ways insist on'iljcott's; ; ,  SColt&lloWii�;Toru(ili),OUli ' 15-JI 70471?30 ;