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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN THE - LCTHBRIDGE DAIlA' HERALD SATURDAY, MARCH HO,. freiich Have Halted The Hun Drive At Some Points ;.r , \ - i .f-- � "' Washington, r'.uir.* French rc-' from .Moroutl to Lassigny, according r'A-tO an ofricln! ilevpntch received here . today from Paris, The -German assaults on this line were described 1n '.previous dispniches , as particularly violent. Desperate Resistance . Paris. March 30.-French troojis �s�p-ported ,by reserves are offering desperate resistance to powerful assaults of the enemy, the War Office an-�ounces Tides of Conflict Halt British Army Headquarters. March SO .---For a brief spare tl'e tides of conflict have slackened, hut Iny mom-tit they may set in again. 'Vhen the Germans have brought forward their artillery and overhauled their fighting machine the strnpRle imduubtedly will  be renewed, perhaps with greater ferocity than before. Yesterday afternoon the enemy had a ^mall success south of the Lucer river on the British right f'nnk. Strong German forces attacking there captured Mezieres and also Maison Blanche, north of that village. The British immediately organized a counterattack and pushed forward determinedly against the invaders. A in" �oi!>; The attacking troops jrere held up by machine gun fire hut of. ir lunes pressed on doggedly. The Germans, however, opposed with two greV't strength and were too well pro- tected. angkMy worn forced to abandon the effort-after a hard struggle. I during Vhieh 25 Germans were taken j prisoner in hand to hand fighting. The ' loss of these positions does not alter I th* situation materially and the BriU 1 ish hold on Lucer valley is considered satisfactory. In 12 Years the Number Jumped From 41 to 20,600 Has KAISER PRAISES ? WON'T LET THEI^T* ORGANIZE Amsterdam. 55-ir. 2S.-The deeds pnr.'ormed by ftie army in the last few days are worthy to rank with the most brilliant features of the war, says a message sent by Rmperor AVil-liam , to the vice-president of the reichstag. "We have grievously shaken Kng-land's army hy God's help. We are advancing daily nothwithstanding tenacious Tesistance. The number of prisoners is great and tho booty in war material immeasurable. '"May the German people and especially their chosen representatives derive confidence now from these achievements. The German sword will win us peace. May it be recognized thRt what is now needed is that the people at home too shall manifest by their fortitude their will to victory. THESE REDUCED PRICES ON LINOLEUM FOR.A VERY SHORT TIME We are very heavily stocked and have decided to offer these special prices for a short time. Printed Linoleum, per yard.............87V2c New Process Linoleum, per yard'...........75c Inlaid Linoleum, per yard............ $1.62V2 and ................ $1.75 Floor Oilcloth, per yard ...........62V2C ALL THE NEW PATTERNS ARE SHOWN. WE INVITE YOU * TO CALL. C. G. Olander 524 THIRTEENTH STREET NORTH tSrcol.il to tho tlcrntin Kdnionton. March 30.-Tho amassing ; increase in the number of pormlts Issued under the motor vehicle act elur-; ins the year li>17 is the outstanding 1 feature of the annual roport of the 1 provincial secretary which has been 1 j submitted to the legislature, the fig-j ures tor lust year being 20,624 as com-i pared with P.707 for 19lti, the revenue ) received being $2G!U86.90 against  $129,212.2S. ! i Tha record for the twelve years be-I ginning 1905 is astonishing and dem-j onstrates the growing, wealth of the I agricultural community of the prov-1 Ince. the great increase itv the num-| ber of automobiles In use being i)i  the nvRin attributable to the enhanc-' ed purchasing ability of the fanners I of Alberta. In 1906 the number of per-, . mits issued was 41, and the revenue' | |123. i The following are the figures for > the next succeeding eleven yeass: 1 1907-55, S169; 190S-45. $137.60; 1300-I 275. $499.50; 1910-423, $1,398; 1911-I 1631. $3,524; 1912-2505, $31,012; 1913-3775, $45,941.50! 1D14-472S. $60,604.75; 1915-5S32. $S6,102.25; 1916-9707, $129,-212.35; 1917-20624. $269,786.90. Other Sources Revenue During the year 1917 the department obtained $S02,16�.3S from the following sources of rev snue: License fees auctioneers .$652.';; Marriages, $8181; Peddlers, $1500; Theatre tax licenses. $19,620.49; Motor vehicles act. $269.7S6.90; registration and incorporation fees, $29,910.4l.^Taxes corporation tax act, $209,427; railway tax, $110,900; theatre goers, tax act, $77.-043.64; miscellaneous. �69,273.25. During tne year 236. certificates of incorporation were granted to companies - with an aggregate stock of $16,701,600. In addition there have been 17 ^supplementary certificates issued increasing the capital stock of existing companies by the sum of $21,-170,000. In 1916. 201 companies were incorporated. Certificates were issued to i 20 foreign companies, with a total capitalization of $6,083,000. Karlhult. Minn., Mar. 30.~ Sheriff- LtvlhRtitcnt' of nice County, has sworn In 150 dcp\K tics to assist In enforcing hi* order-forbidding meflllug* and ? f organisation work by tho Non-> Partisan League In'that county. Humors have been circulated that when1 the roads are In condition, tho league organli-era .in automobiles plan to Invade the" county. The sheriff states.ho will arrest every loft-gue orgauljer attempting to* secure memberships. � ? ? ?  ���>�> very efficient to.istmaster and welcomed the guests of the occasion in the course of his address, at the close of which the toast to the King was proposed. Ralp Waddlngton proposed the toast to "Our Gu*sts" which was splendidly responded to by Miss Jessie Blckell for the J.O.C. class, and Miss Ada Murray for the Big Sisters. The toast to "Our Boys in Khaki" was'verj ably proposed by Allan Robertson who drew "attention to the splendid record of the Big Brothers In the present war. Owing to the fact that Capt. E. C. McKenzie was out cf town there iwas no response to the toast v The male quartette of the clas3 then rendered a very pleasing vocal selection which was well received. "Our Church" was the next toast and was proposed by Herbert JIc-Clenaghan and responded to by Rev. W". F. Burns who dwelt on the, work and necessity of the church in the community. Mr. J. B. Wilkie, former leader of the class, delivered a splendid address on Its work in the past and in the future. He also spoke of the sacrifice made by one of the class's ex-pr&si-dents. who had laid down.his life for bis ..country. The toast to the absent members was. prqposedV by George Kemra but because the absent members were still absent this was not responded to'in the usual wajv * *�'l: The last toast, but byw be had at any %drug store for a few cents.' You simply apply a few drops of freezone upon' a tender, aching corn or a hardened callus. Instantly the soreness' disappears and shortly you will find ' the corn or callus so loose and shriveled that you lift " with the fingers. Not pain or soreness is hen applying freezone or afterwards. ItMoes-n't even irritate tho skin or flesh. , RECEIPTS Balance from previous year.. $452.31 Curropt Taxes...........252.G5 Arrear Taxes .-.............. 25.50 Dpg Taxes, Licenses and Finos 52.00 (Outstanding Cheques ........ 13.50 �j, ,( itoffwi II II a bit of >' "Vfelt whe For a few cents one can now get rid of every hard corn, soft^corn, or corn between the toes,- as well as painful callusSs on bottom of feet,. Everyone .who tries ;.. freezone becomes an- enthusiast because it really doesn't hurt or pain one-particle. ' -. Ladies'! Keep a tiny bottle on the dresser.-and-n.ever let a corri, or callus l"ache'"'.twiceV-Advertisement Ladies' Misses' and Children's ring and Summer Hats Just In R. B. MORDEN 13th Street North i Auditor's Financial Statement and Annual Returns of the Village of Commerce for the Year 1917 Total ,. *7U5.9B DISBURSEMENTS Postage, Printing and Stationery .............'......13.S0* Salaries ....................." 185.00 Health Department .......... 55.75 Miscellaneous .........,...... 11.44 Insurance.................... 15.00 Bank'Balance ..'..........' 498.97 Cash Balance ........... 16.00 Total ....................$795.9.0 STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND ASSETS Cash on hand and in Bank..'..-$514.97 Uncollected Taxes ........... 174.25 Fire Hall and Kquipment ____ 410.00 Miscellaneous: Duo from Coal-gate School' District ....... 562.35 Total...................$1061.57 STATEMENT OF TAX ROLL AT 3Ut DECEMBER, 1917. Amount of Arrears at December 31st, 1916 ............% 162.55 Penalty Added January 1917 S.05 Penalty Added July 1917..... S.15 Discount on Current Taxes.. 25.25 Purrent Assessment......... 42700.00 Mill Rate: 7 Mills ........... 298.90 Current Taxation............ 298.90 Amount Collected �..........'. 278.15 Amount Uncollected v.......174.25 i ' -__' t LIABILITIES LIABILITIES Balanco Assets over Liabilities ........................$1661.IV, Total .$1661.57 1 hereby certify to the correctness of this Statement. Dated at Commerce this sixteenth day of Februarv, 191S.. H. It. BROWK. Secretary-Treasurer. J. T. POCOCK. Auditor. ALLIED GUNS TO T Marfu, Texas, March 30.-r-Ten Mexicans and Private Theodore Albert, an American cavalryman, were killed in a'flght between United States cavalry and; Mexican^ bandits - near . Pilares, 'Mexico, south east of Valentine, today, according to official advices received here yesterday. The fight followed a pursuit after the Mexicans who raided the Neville ranch, killing Glen Neville'. NO ALIENS ALLOWED Sarnia, Out, Mar. 30.--Steamboat companies along the laken are being notified that no alien enemies are to be allowed to ship aboard any boats plying the lakes this season. If found on any ,ship -they are to be �t~once ^rreBted and imprisoned. .' Pekin. March 23.-(By Associate ted Press)--Japanese, French and British field guns have been delivered to Gen. Semenoff, the : anti-Bolsheviki leader whose troops have been opposing the Bolshevik! forces in Manchuria. The Japanese general, Naka-jima, has arrived fplace not.given.) A Clergyman's Wife Wants Women to Know Advantages of In tdi�aRAIN.DRAINING Low Down Press and High Wheel Drills, \ ��- - 10-20 Titan Tractors and Disc Harrows COME IN AND PLACE"V0UR ORDER WITr�U� AT ONCE, DON'T DELAY OR YOU MAY BE DISAPPOINTED THIS 18 THE YEAR IT WILL PAY YOU TO HELP PRODUCTION AND THEREBY HELP WIN THE WAR. PHONE SHOWINQ GRAIN BEINO DUMPED GO. 1173 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA RESIDENCE 1403 63 ;