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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR fcCTHBRftmB DAffcf WfcRALD Derate DAILY AND LlMITCt ttrMt and Managing Director Ton Mice BugineM Manager TSLKPHONES OUlce JJ Office Bltorlal Subieriptlon per week per year by par year by por year by per year to Dates of axplry of subscription jear daily 6u address Accept knee of papers expiratiun date Is lur authority to continue the sub THE PROGRESS OF THE No resumption of German of lensive is expected for at least a fortnight by the The Germans owing to the activity of the Allied are having great difficulty U reassembling and concentrating Ihelr Whether they will ever resume the offensive on such a large icale as previously is a Even should they do so with the ob lect of gaining they will be impelled to pay a terrible price in and it is questionable if even Ihe Germans think the gain Is worth Another daring naval raid on the torbor of Osiend was successful last manner to that which blocked the not a new thing to those whose mem ory carries them back to the first dtcade ot recalls the Toronto The only rospcct In which the new duty of ten cents ft pound Imposed the present Gov ernment differs from that which ob tained a generation ago IB that It Is very much Following Confederation the year In which a duty was first Imposed on tea was the rate being three cents a pound on black and four cents on Three years later It was Increased to five and six cents n Subsequently It became two cents on black and three on with an additions ad valorem of ten per a little over thirtyfive years tea was restored to the freo list when imported direct or purchased in bonrv in When not 10 Imported it was subject to a duty of ten per cent The latter provision was in substance a protective measure for the benefit of wholesale its particular office being to discour age representatives of United States tea houses froirf entering Canada quest of orders from the retail From that time until PICKED UP lihannel to the harbor Uianer to that which channel of in a similar blocked the PREMIER BORDEN MAKES POSITION Premier Bordens statement of Thursday with regard to the order cancelling exemptions of young men trom 20 to 23 inclusive should terve to clear up a lot of misunder itandlng and do away with much Criticism of the Governments The Premiers statement leaves little to be The Government is limply fulfilling mandate M a Wlnthewar Government In seeing to it that very necessary remforce What Canada must now proceed to do Is to prove that not only can she tupply the men for the fighting but by speeding up by directing the Intot the proper she can Increase pro duction War is no pinktea af Maclean made his Budget tea packers and wholesale dealers have been practically living in expecta tion of a restoration of the duty on account of its utility as a revenue In view of the countrys great need for increased revenue they have for several months past been so firmly of the opinion that the Budget of 1918 would provide for the Imposition of the duty that they anticipated their requirements to a greater extent than Any bene fit they stood to gainfrom the exer cise of this forethought has of course been eliminated by the surtax of ten cents a pound on all stocks ot tea in excess of one Jhousand The provision exempting stocks below thousand pounds is evidently de signed for the benefit of the Since the duty of three to four cents a pound was Imposed In 1874 thero has been a marked increase in the consumption of tea in In tae first year in which the duty was In the total quantity tea imported was Last year it was an increase o over 246 per Among the tea consuming countries of the world Canada stands third in per capita revenue derived by the GOT ernment from the duty on tea in 1876 the Ipreseniiduty of ten cents per pound had applied to tae quantity of tea imported In 1917 the revenue would a sum Just about sufflfcient finance our expenditure on war account for three or four Great Britains annual revenue from Thomas Basom Hardy i at his home in Former King Constantino ot is seriously ill at Canadian Jews are permitted to en list In the Jewish legion for service In v The death took plane at East of Jessie wife of William Mr Roy of was killed and his wife seriously injured when their automobile was struck by a street Onions In considerable quantity were placed on a Toronto flump by persons nnd the police have been asked to John convicted of keeping a common betting was fined and sentenced to six months at the Jail a prominent Paul coal was named by the nat ional fuel to take charge of the distribution of nil coal coming up the Great Lakes and going into the and REV MARSH SAYS FARMERS SHOULD MARKET SURPLUS The board of grain supervisors es timates that there are between ten and fifteen millon bushels of wheat itill In the hands of western farm They urge the farmers to mar ket it with as little delay as The Herald believes the farmers understand the gravity of the food situation sufficiently to heed the re There is no object to be gain ed In holding and that volume of grain will help consider ably to tide the allies over till the new crop is harvested and started to the market next With feeding the spring rush will five way to a period when the farm ers will have more time to haul their wheat to elevators for shipment May number of our young people attended a Red Cross dance at Diamond on May 7th and spent a very enjoyable Seeding Is practically completed in this district all that is required to insure a good crop is one days In the words of one of our local prophets A good rain Is what us Keith who has undergone an operation in the Gait hospital is now home and we are glad to say progress ing Is now the order of the day and everywhere one goes talk of Increased production is Many flne gardens are being planted and the water system now being in oper ation there is no question but what they will prove a source of profitable Greip has returned from a vis It to friends inv We to note that Brown met with an accident and he is suf fering from two broken Wo trust he will still be able to attend the Sunday open air services which are Held every weather permitting The painting of the Manse is now well under The work Is being done gratis by the pillars of the church and Departure Marsh It Is with much regret that we have to record the departure o the Marsh and family from Marsh will be greatly missed by his parishioners and his many if any of our previous ministers Arthur resident tn Sault Marie for thirty years is Union teamsters In the employ of tho city of Winnipeg to the number of will Join the An old resident of Downie is dead the person of Ann widow of Robert aged 77 Amongst registrars of man er Is one Miss Harriet North Era aged 34 died yesterday morning from the effects of carbolic acid pois The government before reported disabled in drift ice off the Cape Breton has not vet made Lloyd a member of tho Herald has accepted a lositlon as new editor of the Wood stock There is quite a flurry o excite ment at Shultle Queen Charlotte over sotno new gold of has received and accepted a call to the pastorate of Peters Lutheran church nt New of the late a leading Presbyterian preacher in eastern Ontario lor many died at Amelia grand mother of premier of Ncvr died In aged Carlo Charles desert er from the 1st Central Ontario regi was arrested at Strat The escape of Beverley from Germany is announced In a despatch from Eng of preached the baccalaurete ermon of McMaster university at fnrvis street Baptist Toronto ran into fclso dfawded Two coaches were but no one was serious If The Beekeepers Association of taken stem to Controllers office at Ot tawa for permissionfor the feeding of sugar syrup to bees la the interests ot honey A thousand young women students At high schools and colleges In ftaw York raised about the re lief of Belgian bablea by selling Nearly persons purchased the Frederick a wealthy pen hits committed suicide In a German intention tump rather than return to Brandauer had tlfed In England tor 30 but ula naturalization had At the opening session ot the Presbyterian synod ot Hamilton In henry Dickie of Chatham was elected mod Patilin ot Toronto gave nn Fuel Ifl placed tor export to foreign ators are prirRiltMd to add cents to the government price for1 a short ton of for export to foreign coun The of ooiHmejw proves of the motOMMf Ml M Ontario farmers to W to the the Itig conscription aWd a delegation front the tUH BUU And hte cost of trangportai committee of the cnwnber tlon from the ovens to the port of jen tfkotjfr the proceeds of which It was repio seated went to returned dp erated at Three of tho oeVenwere returned bxit 70 por of Jfco procbeds to a man who tfutsltte of One was fined lift1 for wear Ing n the Ontario former delegation to i Mexican bandits hate nvartertd fonr riWtlsh subjects at Met The vtctomd were Miss aro and Frederick Lamarefl Frederick HIHcoat nfitt his ton were last the gram the shilling duty which she imposes done as good work and none rtn itAa la afinilt Ttllt ftgide Viattov Mian that r hv on tea is about But aside of tea she of dutyIs about 140 per higher than that imposed under the Maclean That the duty of ten cents a pound will have a tendency more forcibly to remind teadrinkers in Canada of the fact that we at war there can be no doubt Even before the duty was announced the package tea which In prewar times sold at thirty centa a pound was marked up to And now It will have to bear an additional ten making the increase In the cost during the four years 133 13 per cent THE MONEY VALUE OF A CHAIN The Christian Science Monitor re cently denounced the chain letter A correspondent in epired to reveal the actual meaning In dollars of a chain which tew people have likely ever gone the trouble to the conclusion iA certain man five to live a letter to each and subscribes for each He each friend to write five let ters Cud to forward same subscrip The assuming an un brokenchain to would stag gar Thepostage and cost of alone would soon pay the war debts of the and necessary ink would provide har bor for the navies of all the 1 produces five 2 produces 25 each man writing 9i9 produces 125 each and rouli ty and the might Mayor Hardie It W tftx NOT TUB FlflfT DUTY ON 4 pujboms duty on while an in tar as the youngergen la la Is the crown of the Emperor Charles of Austria on straight In quires The Itegina The Portland Oregonian wants to know if the policewoman is liable to use a club or a Uoyd George Is going through the crisis of his political career this Canadians as a whole will hope he comes out on Lethbrldge went over the top with all the oldtime rush In the Red Triangle It is pleasing to note that Letttbrldge can still do ViceAdmiral Sims statement that the corner had been turned in the shipbuilding campaign to beat the Hun U is the most cheering news of the Hlndy and the Kaiser are quarrel ling now because His Satanic Ma jesty didnt get to Paris on schedule Hell be back in Berlin before he ever gets to Following the ochedule that a bachelor is called upon to pay up der the new income taxes j si better than that accomplished by Marsh during his stay He was universally liked on account of his sincerity and It was not to church work alone that he confined his Marsh was chairman of the local Rud Cross society and the success of the branch was due in a large measure to his enthusiasm for the only was he a most energetic worker but e had the happy faculty of being able o Imbue others with some measure ol is own boundless enthusiasm and It is due to Marsh that we have local troop of Boy Scouts In the vill ge and the benefit is everywhere As a small token of esteem nd In recognition of his valuable ser Ices to the community his many rlenda presented him with a purse f gold on his We wish im every success in his new field Ralph Chambers who left with lie first has returned fron Wetasklwin hospital we are glad o Is now able to do light work n the Tickner have opened up a Groceteria in the Delaney A verdlift of suicide while tomporar ly Insane over the death of hla wife ras returned at the inquest Into the oath of Edward ortner manager of Milwaukee aseball club in the American assoc N Fire destroyed the hpme of Vine In tho wilds about 34 miles from lemidjl and caused the death of Wing and two A baby sur Neighbors found the baby lying n the The bodies of the mother nd two children were in the Palmira Martini made her ap earance before the court In Hamil on on a charge of trying to bribe ollco Inspector The udge fined her or the 20 which she handed the Inspector as a bribe to apply on the A large tarantula ran about deliri ously in the eel block at Windsor rolice headquarters while nervous oc lupants of cells called loudly for The centipede escaped from the pock it of a banana who was carrying t about as a An automobile collided with a street car in Saskatoon and one of the pas sengers In the automobile attempted o clear himself but was caught be tween the street car and the automo bile was severely dying The Geprge was Forty years old and wass a well known grain formerly if Blanchard who has been overseas Ince the outbreak of the has been promoted to a Thomas a barrister o well known throughout th away suddenly double rabbi of the SpanishPortugese Mont died In New He was on of thebeat known in Baron de aged and th oldest member of the chamber of dep nties of is He had been deputy for an uninterrupted period o 42 Four tons of halibut have been des troyed at the public incinerator i It was delayed In trans owing to the sndwslide in the moun tains some Ell fisherman on the Van couver was washe off Aristizable H came from Bueha Newfound Three soldiers under the were sentenced at Toronto to tw years imprisonment with hard labo for having refused to put on Seven hundred young men of Bnn born in of German pa entage but Belgian citizens by adop have been taken to Germany t be enrolled in the Nine cigar store proprietors wer fined and costs by Magistrate of oh being convict ed of having gambling boards in oper ation in their A train carrying workmen the government ammunition plant at Sit THE SPRING DRIVE Our boys are going Over the top end into No mans land this No one has any doubt of their ability to get There will also be spring drive on this side of the ocean because March is the years blue Mon It is the most fatal month of the March and April is a time when resistance usually is at lowest It is a trying season for the But medical science steps and it need not We should cultivate a love of a sense of responsibility for the care of our Do not allow the machinery of the body to Put the stomach and liver in proper Take Pierces Golden Medical to be had at most drug stores in tablet or liquid tablets fifty cents a com posed of native This puts the stomach and liver in proper You may be plodding no no no but as soon as you have put the body into its normal physi eal condition oiled the machinery as it were yon will find new vigor and vitality within A little and we laugh and Try it ry Send Invalids or branch for trial The prime necessity of life is With spirit and energy you have the power to force yourself into The Gojden Medical Dis covery ie the spring tonic which you ARE SO ATTRACTIVE AND COST SO LITTLE FLEET FOOT Shoes are the most stylish Summer shoes you can put on your They are easier and and they cost less than any style and wear Ask your dealer to show you the Fleet Foot line many attractive stylet for women and most complete line of summer Foot wear ever genuine unless stamped FliKBT FOOT on the The best shoe dealers sell Fleet Foot CANADIAN CONSOLIDATED RUBBER Limited 28 Rrandia throughout Canada OFFICE MONTH 218 DDpcnaaDanaanaaaaanuDanannaDaa tfo paint protected THE finest town buildings soon get to look dingy if they are not kept Worse the omission qf the Spring painting leaves them open to weathefiattack and materials so 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