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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY 17, lOlR tllE LETHBftmOE DAILY HitRALiO PAGE THIRTEEN GREAT FEELING OF U.yNDCAH Hon. Elihu Root and Lord Reading Address. Canadian Club at Toronto Toronto. May 17.-Lord noadlni!. DrltiBli anibaHsador to llio �United Stutoa and Iho Hon. EUhu Root, dls-llngutshod American Btalosman, woro given an unprocodontod reception nt tho Canadian Club luncheon today. It waH the first tlnio In tho cIiiIi'b history that two Buch prominent stiitoB-n\o!i, Topresontlne tho two great Anglo-Saxon nations, hail appeared on K imbllo platform in Toronto. Hon. Mr. Root reminded Ula audience Uiat he was an old-timer In To-Tonto, having been ii young lawyer hero torty-Hlx yearn bro ."Since the American Civil War," he said,, "there has been a gradual elimination, o'. feeling among Canadians that their proper place was with tho groat republic to .the south, rather than tho old country. > ^' "Kow all that foeling has entirely gone," he aald. "it has dispersed as your nationhood has dovoloped. Tlie two nations. United States and Canada, now live aide by side in I'rlend-bip. "Our hearts are filled with pride and iorrow when' we read ot the auperb coiirago and' foi'tltndo and beroisni of tlio Canadians. Tho slowly Kathering force ot our huiulred million people coming up to tlio porfonnaiico ot its duty In this war is stirred up by tho example oE you people of the north. For you we have tho hbjhest admiration for your undaunted courage, and we are graleCul to claim your brotherhood. ' "We bow," ho continued, "to this warrior country. We are ready to learn humbly from your experlonco and to profit by the Inspiration ot your splendid courage. Wo are moving as fast as 'wo can, though an peace people wt aru nuiving slowly at first. "We liave got halt ii million men in Fmnoo now and hope to have over 1.500,000 there by next year. After that Wo will send as many moro as are necessary (o mako victory certain for tho ftlllea." Lord Rending Lord Heading nrrivi�,'l at 10..SO, :ind received a groat ovation. Mr. Root � topped his speech to weli-omo him nnii guvo the pJatforni to hord Itoad-Ing, whom he called the Foch ot the meeting. "As I address you our foi'tiiue.s In tho war are woll, nor exactly In tlie balance, but they are being highly anil B(!voi-ely tested," said "Lord Heading. "The people of Kngland," he declared, .i "had never wavered in their determination to carry on the stniggle u?jtH "their effortu ^v^er.e, cfowned, with vlc-tory. "Wo Ti'ont into the conflict because ,'tho dlctale.') of honor demanded that we shcnild stand by the'treaties we had �igned." Lord Reading concluded by paying  high tribute to tho part played in the war by flanadian.s.' > > � ? ? : ? * : > ? > ? AIRMAN KILLED. Now YorlJ, May 17.-Captain Antonio Silvio lleso'iuiti, of tho Hoyal Italian I'^lylng Corps, who polltcd tho 10 passenger Capronl byphino from Washington to New York and back again recently, was killed at noon to-day at the Hempstead Flying Field.  : ? ? � > ^'^ : > n monthly colleolions averaged about 540,000 oai'Ii mor^lh, and many people are still paying up arrears to save their property from the tax sale. The following figures for collections for the first four months in each of the past five years are interesting: 1914, about ?30,000; 1915, abotit $17,000; lino, about 40,000; 1917, about $40,000; 1918, about $100,000. It will be Been that in the first four months ot lOlS almost as many taxes wore collected as tho total during tho same period ot the four previous years. I.ondoi), May 17.-(Via Iloiitors Ottawa Agency.)-in the liouse of commons yesterday Hnmar Greenwood drew attention to slnionionts in the Canadian press thiit the Colnnial of-fico was re.ipoiislhle for Iho croallon oC the Order ot the Tirilisli ICmpire ami (liat the Colonial .secretary bad repeatedly pressed upon .Sii' Itohorl, lh)rdi)ii, the Oouilnlon i)veinier to submit lists of r-ncotnnicndalions. night Hon. Walter Iltinle Long, the Coionliil secretary replying, fiaJd he was glad to have llie opportimlty ot making a statement r(!gar(iing the matter about which consldcrnblo mis-approlionsion appeared lo exist. The colonial office, ho said, wns not con-suited on the question of tho creation of the Order of tho Drltinh ICniplre, which out of conr.iilerations wiiich hud no special reference to the IJominions of Colonies. .Air. proceeded to say that wlien li was decided to make use of this order ^ for recognition ot notable war scrvi'co by civilians in (ireat Britain ho claimed that services of no loss merit had been'rendered in tlie^ Dominions, and that 11 should be jiiisslhle tor the promiors ot the Dominions, if they thought fit, to submit names for recommendation for this honor on the same scale as here. Tills point was readily allowed and he communlcatocl to the various governor generals amL tho governor of Newfoundland, that the nuiiiber of honors In each ot Uie five classes ol' the order for which it was open for the premiers to make recommendations. He made it clear that within tho.'io numbers, il was entirely a matter for tlio discretion of tho premier to put forward as many or as tew names iis he clioso or none at all If they so decided. Mr. Outhwalte asked whether before, making Ibcso representntlons, Mr. T,oiig had inquired from representatives of overseas dominions of Britain whether they or their countries desired these honors. Mr. Ijong replied: "The suggestion i.s one which It would be most improper for "any .minister to adopt. I make my communications to the respective governments and" abide by the decisions they roach." 1 ZEO m DOMINION q^D TIR^ (cnJej^/nen/ ih  � li'olfasl., Irclal)d. .Mav |r,. d'oroiiio Telegram Speol'^I i -'ilu- pcilicf^ have taken every rifle, in iill Irinh gunsmith shops as a'prec^iilion aijainat the a.:-ciulrlng qC arms by niiii�b?kB�ldi�g Third Ayeiiue To those owners of stately limousines and costly touring cars, who want the utmost in easy riding:, safety and sustained gpced-we recommend our supreme achievement in tire building-"DOIVIINION CORD" TIRES. The key pfinciple of its construction is this-Tens of thou.sands of Slender sinewy cords in many conopact layers-each cord and each layer laid parallel one to another and each imbedded in pure rubber so thoy cannot touch-each separate cord and layer bringing its individual strength to tho tremendous sum-total of power and resistance. This construction makes a tlre-structurc and tire-wall so yielding and resilient as to absorb the shock of many road obstructions. There is the luxury of easy riding-a greater assurance of safety, and freedom of puncture and blow-out- the luxury of fine appointment-and finally the lu jury of possessine the utmost in equipment, the finest tires in the world. Built in the same Canadian factory, by Canadian worlimen, who malce "NOBBY", CHAIN", "DOMINION". "GROOVED", "PLAIN" TIRES "DOMINION" Tires arc GOOD Tires "DOMINION CORD" Tires are sold by the best Canadian dealers. CANADIAN CONSOLIDATBD RUBBER CO. LIMITED Manufacturers of Motor and Truck Tires, Automobile Accessories, Bicycle and Motor Cycle Tires 3a HEAD OFFICES: MONTREAL Branches In lH� larRtit citiu throughoirtCana4� CMp Sale Still Goes On! Many of the lines advertised for last week are completely sold out. Why? Because we have simply carried out what we advertised. For the present week end we are offering stiU greater bargains, still greater reductions, and as before, we ask you to come, see and be convinced that Hill & Co. Cain Undersell Them All! 10 only, RAINCOATS, old values up to $25.00, all clearing at .. $5.50 12 only, LADIES'SUITS, last year's designs, worth up to $25.00. Oar, clearing price ............................ $9.00 40 Voile, Linen and Muslin WAISTS, our Clearing Price, .. HALF PRICE 12 only, Blue and Brown Serge DRESSES, priced from $8. to $20. Our Clearing Price.....................HALFPRICE $20.00 DRESSES for...... ____............. .$10.00 $10.00 DRESSES for ... \,.. /., ..... ... ... . ..^ $5.00 $7.00 DRESSES for...................... '/... $3.50 200 pairs HOSE, Blue, tan, white and black. Sizes from 5 to 9. Take your choice for....................... ^.. ____25c 8 only, SILK DRESSES, worth from $18.00 to $25. Our clearing Price IS . . , . . . , . �. < . . . . . . . .  . .1 'i . . '. . . .'�<'� .. . . , . ... � $5.00 j SIMPLY GIVING THEM AWAY 50 Colored and White PARASOLS at 1-3 off marked price. ^ 25 Print and Gingh^i^ DRESSES at 1<3 off marked price. 500 yards POTTER'S PRINTS. All colors. While they last. Only 12 yards to each customer at 18c per yard. NO SALE GO0D5 SENT ON APPROVAL. 500 yards SCOTCH GINGHAMS. All good pattfmi. Only 12 yards to each customer at 18c per yard. 20 pairs CORSETS, odd lines, odd sizes. Worth from $1.25 to $2.00. Take your pick for 65c per pair. NO SALE GOODS EXCHANGED. Furniture DepL With the addition of two cars pit new furniture, we now have the finest showing in this line we have ever attempted. We invite any intending purchasers.tO look through our immense show room feeling confidenti of results. . HILL & CO. ?08293 89 717392 ;