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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY K THE LKTHHrtllHJK f PACE ELEVEN Civil Service Reform Is Again Discussed in House May Hie third road Ing at tli a Civil Servico Throe again Intro duced hla amendment was lost in dealing with tho dis missal ot civic BoWIco Tho amendment provides that power to re or dismiss employees of tho gov ernment shall he vested In civil service In tho case of dopiily heads tho recommendation If for dismissal nhall ho sent to tho com mission by Mho minlator aUd In case of other clerks by tho deputy It also provides tho employee Bhnll he notified by the com mission of tho charges made against him and shall have ten dnys to reply in writing to such In default of such reply tho employee may ho summarily MacLean said tho ob ject of tho bill wag to do away with patronage In malting Civil servants worn employees of tho government and power to dismiss them should rest with tho Tho amendment wan lost on a vole of 52 to vol ed with tho Does Not Abolish Patronage Charles Murphy complained that the act did not preserve the safe guard against patronage as tho prev ious one said that only did it to abolish patronage but trouble would be more rampant than Sir Robert Borden stated that he could not concur in the view taken by Returned Men Represented Speaking of tho discussion regard ing the representation of returned sol diers on the the prime miniator said that if it was necessary to increase the personnel of the Die house might rest assured that the representations of returned soldiers would not be But lie knew soldiers would not desire to udfl to the board if the government held tho op inion such a not be in the public Fort stat ed he wished to be recorded as having been greatly in favor of repre sentation for the soldiers on the com Returned Manion should have Sir Robert Borden My honorable friend will realize of course that a preference has been established by or der In council and is confirmed by this Sinclair regretted the gov ernment railways were brought under tljie Quebec seconded by ape then moved that tho bill us referred back to committee with instructions to restore clause 9 of the bill as first submitted to the clause forbids any person to solicit or endeavor to in ESTABLISH THE May Senate Com mittee appointed to study the whole question of the rights of the upper Chamber In matters of financial legis lation to report upon the question of under the British North Am erica it ia permiasable and to ifhat or for the to amend a bill embodying tho financial clauses has The report will be debated The committee holds that tho Sen has power to amend money Tbills but has not right to iricreasa same without tHe consent of the that this power was an essen tial part of the confederation act that the Sanate Is especially empowered to safeguard the rights of provincial The final clause says That besides general legislation There are questions such as subsidies of public lands In the Western pro Tineas and the rights of the provinces Jn connection with pending railway legislation and the adjustment of the eights of the provinces thereunder likely to arise at any and It Is Important that the powers of the Bouate relating thereto bo thorough ly Work on the now Burns plant southeast of Henderson Park has al ready According to Local Manager tho company is already putting Its corrals and fences in and tho material will shortly be on the ground for the abattoir and construction will be put under way at once The company is to supply as much as possible of tho Southern Alberta and mining camp market as possible from the Lethbridge iind an soon us the yards ara ready 11 buyer will be placed there to handle offerings from the south country which will be used to supply thu de mand of their Southern Alberta bran APPEAL DISMIS8EQ May appeal of the against the decision of Justice McKay ut Jaw in award ing Joseph Walker damages of injuries received in a collision b tweeu two of the companys trains floav Moose yas dismissed today in a judguuiut bunded down by ihu fturt of appeals fltmnee any minister of the crown or the head of any department with re spect to the appointment of any pur son to the Fielding ho would hot like to Intorioro with tho right of ahy one to approach minister of the Sir Bam Hughes also maintained that tho privilegeof individuals to approach a minlnter ihould be retain Why should he bo chloroformed for daring to look at a minister excepting through smoked Parents was lost hy Morphy again vdted with the op Colonel John Currle then Introduc ed another amendment providing for representation on the civil commis sion of returned soldiers and It was seconded by the op position member for Renfrew Sir Wilfrid Laurier asked if Col onel Rurrle proposed that these repre sentatives should nerve without sal and the mover of the amendment replied MacLcun contended that the was not in the blip provided that a salary of f000 a year should be paid to civil service Colonel Currie then asked leave Io amend his amendment by inserting tho words without The government he could then provide salaries if Sir Wilfrid I quite approve of Colonel Cnrrlos but surely j that ho does not expect that a lady or a returned soldier would accept such onoroim duties without His remedy is to convince the government and have it bring in a motion if they want The I am of the opinion that the point of order raised by MacLean is well taken and that the amendment is not In order and 1 so The house then returned to consid eration of the main motion and third reading ot the The bill was given third Third reading alco given to the bill making provision for meeting maturing obligations of the Committee was com pleted on the two bills based the budget bill to amend the Customs Tarrlff and the bill to amend the Business Profits Afterwards tho House went into com mittee on the bill to amend the In come War Tax May dun proved a signal failure In the great offensive on Hi ft western accord ing Io mi officer correspondent of tho Morning Writing from ho says German aviation dons not exist at There are two principal rea the first being tho tremendous wastage caused by the Incessant at tacks of the British and French pilots on German the second be ing the bombing of The enemy today suffers from lack of men and machines In its flying fn every department the OerrnniiR have been and still are exerting their full If they had airplanes available there is no doubt that they would have made full use of as we huvo for observation pur to prevent the bringing up of reinforcements and to disorganize troops on the battlefield of They have done none of these things Tho conclusion seems that it is because they have not the necessary force In any case the fact remains that German aviation has ceased to bo a force to bo ser iously reckoned In the last four weeks the which on several occasions has been deii would have been very much more had the Germans been equipped with an adequate air service to supply them with definite Enemy Artillery With the French Army in May day the number of trench raids from both sides increases along this where the con centrated forces of the opposing ar mies must soon again be In the neighborhood of the Somine and southward from where an im portant railway line attracts the en emys attention and the flank ot the German line between Mont Didierand the artillery Is incossatnly most Infantry Kept Back At on the Abbeville south of Mont Didier where an enemy attack ia expected the Germans yesterday let down a severe but their al though showing indications of an in tent to was kept back by the French gunners and could not leave its The Germans are endeavoring to locate the posTWt fthd strength of Imtterles ny tempting them and thus disclose their emplacements and show where their bftfpgB A German order in a recent giveji dlfwftlolih fi artillery oh severs asVollrfwwi The ejnemys barrage should be veri fied nMntttely aitft the amount of time eltttSftlnfe bfefofn il after our Bhbrtlil made re garding spaces where shrlls did not strike and estimated should bo made as to how many guns participated and whether there are any big calibre Roada under lin should be In this way the enemy hopes to gain information us to nreus infantry j can press with the Hinillest losses When a real attack opens PLANNED OVE May member ship of the were advised through the official organ Solidar inoso on July that by a concerted revolution the American government could be overthrown and the workers rise up as according to evid ence Introduced at the trial of 112 rnembers charged with violation of the Espionage Act ARE May days in London restaurants ulmllshod bo ginning Restrictions on eat ing meat in restaurants have been made unnecessary by meat re tlons system now in CANADIAN SALT LIMITED AT OCLOCK IN THE DOMINION SIXTH STREET SOUTH The Royal Store Ladies Wear Stock ii rapidly dwindling t there are still some M3F to be Crowds of buyers have taken advantageof this sale and its extra ordinary It costs you nothing to look in and see what we have and there is no doubt IT WILL PAY On Saturday we will clear out a line of per Garment These will go very rapidly so get down We still have a few choice dresses left and the prices are marked1 way ft will pay you to buy your fall coat Our prices will justify the out of season For This Day Only Every purchaser of value and over will be flTi Ti f Presented FREE with One of Finest French Kid Gloves Valued at per long as they MEN WE HAVE JUST A FEW SUITS LEFT AT and Just thinkof This i Saturday Specials Carpet and Drapery We have just opened out another fine assortment of Wilton and Axminster In our selection you will find some beautiful new colors and A few extra special values worthy of your AXMINSTERS 1 for 1 1 Axmincter Stair Carpet Spcial WILTONS 1 for l for 1 for 1 Brussels for 1 for 1 COCOA DOOR MATS Only 12 of these fine quality of Cocoa Door Mats in an extra large Special to 50c Furniture Polish on sale Saturday only Five dozen bottles of Bawdens Furni ture Polish to be cleared at 30c A THREE PIECE DEN SUITE Comprising a chair and up the best quality ot a floral tapestry injsoRtonesgild fitted with coil spring seats which assures Price BOYSWAGONS We have a large assortment of Boys Army Artillery r Our Special Car at Artillery Coaster LIVING ROOM CURTAIN NETS In our recent shipment of Curtain Nets we have some pretty patterns suitable for living rooms which we are offering at special prices ranging from GREEN WINDOW SHADES 75c 100 of our regular Sac line of Green Window complete with To be cleared at I THREE PIECE PARLOR SUITE Suite comprises a settee chair and rocker up holstered in frames are of quartered the Jacobean Regular only GIRLSDOLL CARRIAGES In wood and upholstered in best of has rubber tired all built to give Regular Bawden Lethbridges Greatest Home Furnishers Hull Block Fmds to be or Child Welfare ;