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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY. MAItCH 21, 1018 TJIF, LKT1 IBHIDCiE DAILY I IKK ALP) P A Ci r-i SEVKW Ottawa, March 21. --No definite announcement Js likely to be made by tho government hh to tho restriction nl" importR into Canada until the reao-lution and bill under which the government, will lake the authority ot parliament to restrict audi impurUt ban been pushed, The proposal is one which will doubtless provoke considerable (IlKfiUtiBian in the house and l>iiRlneHs interests will bo given an opportunity to state their vic.ww to the government, should they desire to do ho. Wliiie parliament is considering the bill, tho war trade board will give considerations to the question of regulations* and the list, of articles the importation of which could bo restricted with the minimum of inconvenience to the public. Restrictions of importB will of necessity 'mean a reduction of customs collections, and, in view of the financial needs of the Dominion arising out of the war, this phase of the matter will require careful consideration. As already explained (lie power of restriction to be taken by the government will cover a period of three years after the declaration of pence. a > > ;- I "What are the most important is-1 lands on the globe?" asked the geography teacher. And without hesitation the hoy from New York answered, "Kills, Manhat- j ton and Coney."-Washington Star. WEATHER High ............'............... 50 Low............................ 22 Forecast: Fair and mild. Bolloville, Out.. March 21. -Thousands of dollars damage was caused yesterday by the worst spring Hlood this city has experienced in its history. An Ice jam which had lodged in* the Moira river, 2 mles north of the cty, broke about 4 o'clock and set in motion a large field of ice in the lower part of the river. Two hundred houses in the western section of the city were flooded to a depth of four to five feet. Many buildings on the east side were completely demolished and walls of various business places were torn away. The suspension bridge which span's the river in the centre of the city was smashed to pieces an dthe lower bridge was damaged. Thirty persons wore marooned on a small piece of land near the foot of the bridge and had to he taken off in boats. DEBTS LEGISLATION (Spft-ial to the UeruM) Edmonton, Mar. lit.-That every justice shall have jurisdiction in the judicial district in which be presides over action of debt, whether payable in money or otherwise, where the amount, claimed doen not exceed $��'), and over such action whore the amount originally claimed exceeds if50 hut has been reduced by payment or abandonment to that sum," is gthe exacting provision of the small debts act which is coming before the legislature for second reading. "Any person having a claim may obtain from a justice a summons after having delivered particulars of the claim." Arrangements havo been made for the trial of small debt, cases in district, court but in such cases there shall be no appeal from the decision of the district court. Appeal to district court is provided for in the case Df a decision by a justice of the peace. Cut Out Plural Voting During the consideration of the Edmonton charter amendments by the municipality committee of the legislature Thursday it was decided to cut out plural voting bringing all the citizens on the same level. Under present conditions the number of votes a man could have was reckoned by the extent of his property holdings. Another amendment Is making a six Months' qualification for electors and providing for registration from June l*to August 31. In the case of property owners the wife shall have a vote if the husband is rated and vice versa but in tho case of each there, must be personal representation. MANITOBA FARMERS ARE SEEDING NOW Winnipeg, Mar. 21,-'Reports received at tho grain exchange this morning state that a large number of farmers in the province, especially in southern Manitoba, are beginning seeding operations. At Pilot Mound, Cartwright, Winkler and other points fanners have been sowing wheat., somo having as high as 3fi acres planted. This is fully two weeks earlier than provkms yours. Food Will Win the War a i Serve your country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plain? of Western Canada. The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to begin. Lands $11 to $o0 an acre; irrigated land up to $50; 20 years to'pay. Loan to assist settlers on irrigated lands. Get full particulars and free illustrated literature from ALLAN CAMERON, Gen'ISsjL CP.R.ImOs 005 1st St. Eatt, CALGARY Itegina. \hu\ 2I.-~h'JaIls of the Itadl'ord-Slreei, murder, in the Carta-d inn A ret h; hit ve reached K eglna by wire from Inspector Krcnch, K.N.W.M. T\, who for ten months has been conducting an inveMigHf ton in t his connection. Inspector I'iciit'h has reported ny wire from the U.N.W.M.I*, post at iiaker fjfikc. tin? r�-port coming by do;? sledge to the nearest telegraph office, the message roach ihg Keginn yesterday. As a result, it Jh stated, the Kskinios responsible will not. be pro-sweated. It lias been established that they hilled the explorers in self-defense. Inspector French startnd from the Maker Lake post January ;.'!), Mil7, and returned in March, T.HS. The party visited Math Inlet and Bernard Harbor taking in a large district in the vleiniLy of the latter place. t Special to The I I Hdnionton. Mar. -I. - government in ll/e put- reipiirod for i-i^lit of v,,; purchase of rails was i!i -day morning in the in * tho affair; of (he man Valley rail'vay con, public, accounts commit > � hdatnrc. Norman I., i : depmy minister of nailw. examination by A. JO. / half of the opposition ai. i gov -:i ved n" the o' land . � .; I in 'in- Thurs- f m11r of r,lii; I-lr. the 4 1 i 1 a when the railway dep.v'fi")ii took ovnr the supervision of tin completion of 'he load in tho HUinitnr of I * � IT. 'jOiiio portions of right ot way had Htill to h( obtained, ldtlgat ion \\:\ ; threat �,) thi\I through the uc'k.u jfc ri'iiijufiit nearly $4,mm had " � lor the I'/yinpany. Purchnee of V Mr. IJai'vey u�ho ini'tj'-1 ;n ii: ot: thai. \A I J.7*-> f^io-.-ha.'l been purchas"d a'  .� , ]; - u ir 11 u ed. Mr. Ilarvcy add-- I ; P-t t 'fc- con iraeior's jiajii'rs weif )m,i 'a'fa(,'oi-\ to the department so 111  � > I- w - Glares Geldings WILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE AT THE LETHBR1DCE SALE AND FEED BARN On FRIDAY, MAR. 22nd JL------ liIfllliT Will fh* t^inni.'f.1 to !)uv Two daily regulators AT TWO O'CLOCK SHARP all broken to work and will be sold to the party owning 'hem has sold his farm Now a work team at your own price. highest is your TERMS CASH. J. A. SMITH. Auctioneer AUCTION AT WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS � TENTH STREET SOUTH pNO'S regulates .the action of the digestive and eliminative system upon which life depends. In fevers, biliousness and skin eruptions arising primarily from disorders of the liver it exercises a prompt and beneficial^ effect at once, soothing, cooling and purifying. Comprised of the valuable elements of ripe fruit in a simple palatable form,'its action upon the liver is in every sense as beneficial as the raw juices of the fruits from which it obtained. F A household remedy for nearly 40 years Do Not Pass Up The Moline Universal Tractor The Opportunity Is Yours Today Do Not R?srct ft Later. "Investigate Now." Remember Ti;k Is The Last Word in Tractors. They Have Three Improvements Alone Which Save Much Power, AY NEXT, MARCH 22 AT TWO O'CLOCK FRANK WADDINGTON IS FRUIT SALT Prepared by J. C. ENO, Limited, "Fruit Salt Works," London, En*. -i" Sole Agents for North America HAROLD RITCHIE & CO., Limited, 10 McCaul StM TORONTO "Ii carrio - �:�! h-imosh K-i'(l." "Iv. is nun! ; ;1h� largest Trartor lactory in v/orld " "It is guar � ''ii by tin olrt'^-u iaitilemcnt fann in ihv. stato." "Tr.f!0 sol?) ?;: 20.�mm� �murartoa to build in )\\\*:' "Tho man a ho iirivr-s Uu* Tract.or run;* Uu-� binder." "\\ is abi-n'.Muly a (�no. man outfit." 2 {'yl'.ader^. A. 2 plow;- in Invakiuf;. 11 in KtubbU'. " �! cylinder 11, ;: plows in breaking. 4 in .stubble. Size B is a sell* Ntai'KM' and runs u 2S sopurator. HO per vc.ur !>'�orvo power. No running on full capacity. ; You {:�n iiii've delivery today. \'o waiting. Repairs, a. full srork will be kept in l.i-tl:hn 1!*.000.000 is behind it. Remember it is the I^st word in Tractors. 1 1 i \ WILL SELL BY AUCTION, AS ABOVE. A QUANTITY OF HIGH CLASS FURNITURE AND EFFECTS INCLUDING: Very handsome dining suite in turned oak. comprising buffet, eh air.-; ami round exienwion table; solid leather upholstering In seats and barks of elriirs; fumed oak bed with coil springs and nearly new OSTERMOOR MATTRESS; ehild's cot with heavy brass top rails, drop sides and ox lux felt mattress; MAGNIFICENT BEDROOM SUITE in IVORY ENAMEL, comprising, bed, dresser. i*i*'* ^*8t^*r�^ti T ? ? t I f SOME OF R. F. DYGERT'S PERCHER0N AND BELGIAN STALLIONS have just MARCH 25. Never ha and Belg AT OUR BARNS, real drafters been shown before in Canada. Come and make your choice, our price h J terms and guarantees will protect you. Write or Phone 530 Lethbridge, Alta. Barn on Third Ave. Office 634-9th St. E3 �gar ^ -wwi*!*-*^ ( ;