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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY 101R tlffS DAILY HERALD A SPECIAL Opportunity of getting acquainted with SEAL BRAND COFFEE is offeree you in our Perfect Coffee Perfectly Your request will bring it ty return CHASE SANBORN 190 MONTREAL ACCEPTS IT AS of newspaper opinion in Ixjndon accepts the gtatomont Issued by the Progs fitireau as convincing proof of tho guilt of the Sinn Jln leaders and the jirdbable guilty knowledge of their followers of tho progress of the con Accordingly the governments action lii endorsed aa Some Regret Is expressed that evidence of the latest incidents cannot be divulg ed as fully as In the matter the Casement but tills ts not held to Imfilldate the case of the men under OF JAY STRIKE May dining car on tha are threat ening to strike as a result of the de cision of the company to employ only tolored waiters In this A communication to thte effect has been received by Croth Minister of In which the employees claim that already one hundred of their number have been dismissed and that the action ot the company Is due largely to the fact that the men are members of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Em 4 t MEWBURN DENIES IT May Even ing Citizen publishes the foj lowing General Mewburn gave em phatlc denial today that Sir Edward Kemp Is to come home and that the overseas ministry would be I have never heard the slightest suggestion ot ho except that some people have said in the house that aufih a coarse should be Nothing Is known here of the repprt that General Turn er is to return tr era Currle Is to bo made com mander in France and Eng CELEBRATES May Routers Ot tawa Day was cel ebrated yesterday throughout London Flags were flown on all the principal buildings and all the schools celebrat ed the occasion during the forenoon with speclat Instruction und patriotic drawing attention to the es sential unity of the the free dom of its Institutions among all the In the afternoon the schol ars were given half The girls were dressed in white and wore white and blue colors while the was almost universally The school managers visit ed the schools together with the local while many soldiers revisited their old schools and were entertained at ThejCivil Makes Colossal Reforms SHERWINWILLIAMS PAINTS COMMONWEALTH BARN RED The Paint for SW Commonwealth Barn is a rich that works coven well and dries with a durable Put up in convenient all full Imperial Why not try it this year to protect your bam against the weather You have a heavy investment in farm Increase their life and useful ness by protecting them against rust and by uttngskirminWilliam Wagon mn4 Imfltmtnt The longer they last the less they cost It is economy to use 3If iuftt Mat on your buggiw and and SW 4utt EatmtJ on your They give entire satisfaction and are easy to Color schemes and suggestions for any part of your building furnished by expert free upon application and without any Wtr carry a complete linm ofShgrwin Williami and Aik tu for Color prices or any other information you may u COVE ehl Hardware Staff Correspondence of The Toronto Globo May IB Its deathknell In Canada has be onpounded by the Union Oov No longer will the vlctofs divide the spoils ot The re form Is to be lip to the pres ent time something like Gov ernment employees havo been ap pointed under the vicious system of party That system has been in vogue since had a stranglehold on efficiency in the Now It must Perhaps never again will party hacks and brokendown politicians get the plums which In the peoples For there Is to be a Parliament haa been asked to sider a pleasure that alma at real Civil Service reform and thn aboli tion of party It is one of the policies of Iho Union Govern Tho old syuleni in to be com pletely wiped and appointments in future are to be made upon Hie solo standard of Members of the Government promised before the election that reforms would bo The pledges then made are now being Up to ho present tho inside Civil Service at Ottawa only has been un der tho jurisdiction oC the Civil Ser em most of them at the Cap wpre Now the whole Civil Service is being under Civil Service There are about Government ser vants in what is known as the out side Civil and they are scattered all over the Dominion from Atlantic to A Colossal Reform Without exaggeration the reform Is said a prominent mem ber of the Government to The It was thought to be a wonderful accomplishment when tho inside Civil emplo3ing per was placed under the Civil Service said and the United States Government has been endeavoring for years to secure Civil Service It seems that up to the present the whole outside Civil have been appointed by Members of Parliament who were supporters ot the party in power usually did tho ap and it the Conservatives were in office a man had to be a pretty good Tory as a rule before he could get a Government Even returned soldiers who had gone over the top in France were ad viaed to join a ward association and line up for a Government posi Postmasters and other Gov ernment and were hired or almost at will by the allpowerful member of the if that member were Cabinet Ministers were pestered from early morn till late at night by Instead of the man with the most merit get ting the the one with the most pull usually got the Let Ministers Do Their Work All that has been or soon will And not only Is the new order of things making the pri vate members of Parliament more but it is giving Cabinet Ministers more time for Important war Nor has the revolution been con fined to appointments and promo There has been a wonderful in connection with the purchase of Government Millions are spent annually by all departments of the This year alone tho sum of is to be expended for the maintenance of tho Canadian mili tary for the construction of ships and other war while no less than or Is going Into the purchase of rolling stock for the various railways of tho The Union Govern pjneiit has abolished the patronage lists of every and in stead of orders going to Grit or Tory contractors who contributed gener ously to party supplies are now purchased on a business basis from the Individual who or firm which offers the best goods at the lowest The purchasing for nil departments is done by a non partisan organization known as the War Purchasing How About the Railways In extending Civil Service reform to the outside service one of the big problems which confronted the Cabinet Involved the employees of the Government system of rail This system embraces Intercolonial the National somo small roads In the Maritime and the Canadian How were these to be brought within the purview of auoh a measure as Parliament will be asked to pass The Civil Service which is composed of Roche formerly Min ister of the Interior In the Bordon Government Clarence Jamie for and undertook to prepare a draft of the legislation necessary to bring about the roformp Newton Frank Car veil and Senator Robertson wera appointed a committee ot the Cabinet for the purpose of conferring with the Civil Service Commission a to the proposed Burning Up Old LUU In tho meantime the Cabinet lost no time in putting into affect a mea sure alyll By dor In Council patronage were put on a bonflro and orders were given hat every department fof tbft Government must pbsavva rtHa rules governing pro motlomj and All appoint ments now have to be made by the Civil Service after com petitive and his af fects all s and In all otlior positions In thelOWTsi1 Promotions are made for upon tho recom mendation Civil Hnrvlce Com mission aAd deputy hnnds of ftopart and no person is promoted unless he WBS to do work of greater importance and Nor may a Government servant he trans ferred trotn the outRHn civil ser vice to the inaide errvite without a certificate aB to qualification from the Civil Befvjce There is one exception to R It af fects returned soldiers or sailors who have seen active If they obtain sufficient marks to pass the examinations they placed above other Irrespective of the marks the The re gulations apply not only to Govern ment lo Govern ment commissions im Choosing a Postmaster How will appoijitmenls be made In future Take the msn of a rural He shall ho a suitable person as toeducnlion and and three reputnblo residents ot tho place in which he resides rer tlfy as to his cluinn ability and In the cane of larger post where an assistant postmas ter is vacancies in the postmastershlp KO far as pos be filled by promotion or trans or applications may hi invited by public the appli cants to be examined by the Civil Service In the event of unskilled labor being the Commission is to splnrt appli cants according to priority in the filing of lurther de tails of tile Governments compre hensive and farreach Ing scheme will be available in a Governments In it is interesting to see what has been accomplished by the Union for civil service reform is only one of many In the first the Goveniinent was formed for the more vigorous and effective prosecution of the Liberals and Conservatives joined hands with that object in Here are some of the results Fortyseven thousand reinforce ments will have been sent overseas by the the present since the Military Sorvice Act was put into Packers profits have been restrict ed to elevenper on the capital Food production has been stim Shipbuilding industry encouraged and Liquor traffic wiped Franchise to women on same terms as War profits and incomes ADDITIONAL SPORT TO THE LEADERSHIP In Leader in the Head Base Thief May Although forced out of the game through Babe star pitcher Bos still clings to the batting lead ership of theAmerican League with an average of 407 according to aver agee released Tris Speaker of was pressing a week ago fell Into seventh place Sisler of Louis Is leading in base stealing with thirteen and Walker ot Philadelphia in home runs with Louis held to the leader ship hatting with an average of and Chicago in team tiekllng with The averages include games of The leading batters who have played in more than half of their clubs gamee are 407 Wash 400 3C4 381 Phila 3iiO ifS New ul the Boston leading hatter is the real leader In the Nat ional with an average ot 406 for thirty although Larry tho New Wrk tops the list with wfio is reoovorlngurom haa played in only fifteen In his last seven games Smith collected ten hll George ot Now is leading the base stealers with fif of and Ludenjs of Philadelphia are tied for lioinn rim honors with two New York Is leading In team batting and fielding with averages of and Leading batters New 426 400 Kauff New 3Bi 344 New 330 320 320 Lee Cin 325 NBW HEAVY SNOWS Ma cov e Albertfe S Northern jjlaskafrhe snow1 vuryfhg milaptti from two to inchesIt nan been snow ing intermittent pince Thursday at midnight accompmifeol by a cold north east It is Uiut the heavy blanket Hijowj hag saved the crop v as Clean and Eas asYbur li your friends are enjoy ing Gillette shaves that are cleaner or more comfortable than its just because you havent they simple knack of using For the Gillette Razor packs a good shave for every man that grows a beard Hold each new blade under really hot water to remove the oil film which protects its edges from the slightest trace of Then shave with the ANGLE Dont use the Gillette hoe it so that the slides across the hairs at an way you have to handle an ordinary razor to make it shave at HeH in this and used with a easy the Gillette makes light of the stiffest beard that Try your Gillette this it a enjoy the way it makes good GILLETTE SAFETY RAZOR OF Office and Factory 6573 Alexander 331 A Ford Gar Takes the Place of all These Things TY THEN you own a Ford you can do away with mahy articles that are a source of continuous expense to the pian who still f f drives a For not only your drivinghorse and but the single In their place you have a roomy Ford in It iavastly superior to the cramped buggy that travels so And when a Ford is standing idle it does not eat three meals a and it requires no looking A Ford will save you and It is the utility car for the busy farmer and his Ford Dealers Dealer Dealer THE UNIVERSAL CAR 595 770 Sedan 970 Chassis 535 OneTon Truck 750 Lethbridge v Warner Raymond ;