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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I PAGKEir.irr THE LETHBRIDGE daily nERA.LD THURSDAY. MAY ;H). 1i)I8! ML BE TRUE TO ALLIEO NATIONS Ijondou. May 30-The Dally today piibllshorl from Its Toklo oor-roapondeat an intcrvlnTr with tho Jap-aiiose forelRii minister, Raron Goto, which Is remarkaliUi for Its doclslou by quoiUons nnij nnBW�rs of Japans Kood fttitij toward the allies In donlal of tUo pro-Germanism attributed to Baron Goto in somo auartors. The iulGrvlew is mainly coitcerned �Kitli till' proflppctp of JapHnese inter-Tention in Sit)erla. Uaron (.lolo ?nl(i the allies had made no formal proposal to Japan for such intervention hut that any suk-pestions by tho allies would reeeivo yympr.thei ii: runsiilPration. Asked what I'ompensatiO!! Japan would ile- I Ihk eonrlnued on all sides with tho objoot of strongthouing the fc�llng of fellowship among tho allies.'" Asked ooncornlnR tho Japanoie politicians, who the cx)rraspondent said, appearod to regrol that^Japan was net allied with Oerm�ny, Daron Goto sold: '1 do not say there are not snoh ! men among us,- but temporary epoclal partlERnship mnit not be mistaken for solid convlotlonst Tha British ppopio m�y rest assitrvd thftt so louj? ' as the. Japanese empire oslsts. tho Javtenete \pa0pI9 aro their good Mall/j friends." Not Pro-Q�rm�A Coming to th� question of aceusa-tlon of hia alleged pro-Qernuiiism. | n�ron Goto opoko as toUow.s: "I stayed In Oennnny many ycBr.--| believed in the permanency of the inR, circumstances, size of the army. ; Anslo-Japanese alllanca. extent of th� opcr;!tlons and the llUe. ' ],, reply to a question concerning i "But at the present moment.' the � ,j,^,g,,,iy.,, j..,,,,^^ i, ,,p j foreipn niini'ter said, "we are not o,,,,. f,,. n,UpriallBtle ends, the for-! ;hinl;iiis of coinpen--.ation. hut only of 1 minister said: : > everything for the allied cause which ' v.e have faithfully niadf- our own. ' I'oncerninK the relations of Japan with the Vnitcd States. Baron Goto said that since llie steel difficulty jiad been .settled. Japan no longer had any cause for complaint. Great Britain ths Factor The correspondent suggested tliat Great Britain had b^cn insirumeuial In bringing accord iu Japanese and Vnited States relations as she had brought accord between Hnssla and Japan. To this Haron Goto replied: "You are quite right. Great Britain is a factor in brinKliis America and Japan into closer and., more cordial relation."^. These good offices are he- "Japiin had no particular reason to! KO to war with Germany. S^he catne I in in obedience to obllKutions of the ' AncIoJapaiiese alliance to keep thej faith. Facts are there to justify us." REVISE SCHEDULE. Montreal. Msy .",0.-K. Hill, Toronto, deputy international president of the romiuercial Telegraphers' I'n-; ion of America, has been in confer- j enco here with the vice president I Campbell of Vancouver, and the local ! comm.errl.^l telegrapher."!' committee relative to a revision of the C.P.R. wage sohedule. Train Your System through the lirer, to act naturally, at a fixed time every da5'. The best habit in the, 'world is the habit of health. Take one pfll res^ulerly (more only if necessary) until you succeed. Then yon can stop takioe them 'without trouble or annoyance. \ This has been the good-healtii-rule for fifty yean. Geauine bears Mgnature Smsjl Pill Small Dose SmaU Price 1> A f T m D1?ADT I? ^'^ � H�� Blood. Try rilLLlii rLUrLL carter's iron pills Reassessment of the seml-huslnosa area of the city for the purpose of lay-iuK before the court of revtr.lou tho fi.KUres as to the exact loss in assess-inent whicli would arise out of n reduction of this property to a residential basis'was commenced this morn-iuK by t^lly .-\ssessor Mcech. and Miiyoi" Uardle inl'ormed the Herald that nothinR 'would be done in this matter until the figures were aocuroi The proposal to .reduce the wholti assesstnent to SS.000.lH10 Is still under consideration by tho city council though it is very doubtful it anything in that direction will be attempted this year., "The wiiole queslion oC assessment" said the mayor "Is receiving consld-eratioi\. There are two distinct bodies of opinion as to whether the assessment of buildings slioi^ld be Increased, and 1 am convinced that It would be impossible to secure a committee of 1 iti7.ens who could agree on a fixed basis." The mayor stated that he had considered having the Sumner system of!, assessment and taxation introduced here, and brinning In the Sumners to ni,i!;e an. independent assessment. This would cost ?500 0 but the mayor declared that, when it was made.' he was satisfied it would be by no means unanimously accepted by the ratepayers. " � Whole Question Reviewed The whole question of tsxation is diie to receive a great deal of consideration during the coming year, he intimated. The mayor is in favor of, considering ail the utilities under one! head and making them pay their way.' He thinks the utility rates shcnild bo; raised so that they will not only pay j their own wa.v but pay -some of the  taxes besides, but declares it would be 1 almost impossible to have tho people ; accept such a plan, and instanced the \ opposition to the proposal to increase j the electric light rates and the water; meter rates. He told the Herald the! press and the public generally was not supporting him in these suggestions which he had put forth as the! moat feasible way to get the city back in really good financial condition. "There are too many petty jealousies, and it the people can be got to accept 50 per cent of the suggestions put fortli for tholr benefit, I conaWer myself lucky." TED TO BAR Clever Local Hoy Sworn in Previous to Joining Flying Corps AMERICAN DEPENDENTS. New York, .May 30.-The Canadian Club of .New -York, whoae headquarters are at the Hotel Blltmore, Issues another appeal for $100,000 to carry on relief'work among dependents of Americana in the Canadian army. | A pleasing ceremony took place at ten o'clock on Wednesday morning at the opening of the Supremo Court when John Livingstone was sworn in as a member of the bar prior to hU leaving for. the east to ioln the Royal Air Forco. Mr. Livingstone was Introduced by Dr. C. F. 1'. Conybeare of the firm of Conybeare, Church, Mo-Arthur and Davidson In whose office the new member of the bar received his training, anil Mr. Justice Scott welcomed him to the bar iit a fpw kind words, after the oath had been read to the new incumbent by R. P. Wallace, clerk of the court. Mr. Livingstone is essentially a Lethljrldge boy. having received his education and training for the bar here. In his departure from the city to join the Royal Air Force he will be followed by the beat wishes of a large circle of friends. ' PLAINTIFF GETS. PO;iBEY CASE Jury Gives Verdict-Another Damage Case By Injured Minor Tn the case ot Ibey va Burton, tho Cardston caso which wit� before (Ue Suprotne Court for nearly two day.s, tho Jury yoaterdny brought In a verdict In favor ot tho plaintiff for �3,000 dnmugcB for Injury done hint by tho dofondnnt opening up a variety store In that towu in opposition to the plaintiff, contrary to agrooniont. Judg-picnt has not yet been slgneil as a number^of legal questions arc still to bo argued. .Another damage suit was opened before Mr. Justice Scott this morning with the following Jury empannellcd: .1. C, Livingstone, J. Hittnor, -H. U. Sloan', C. E. Carborry, George McLean and U. F. Sang. This Is tlio caso ot KoskI v� the Sterling Coal Co. ot Drumheller. In which the plaintiff is suing for damage.s tor the loss of hi.'iirighl hand which was caught in a cob wheel in a conveyor at tho mine. Tho defense is endeavoring to prove that the plaintiff was not in bis prop-! er place at tho time of tlije accident, and that ho had no biislness where the accident occurred. H. Ostlund for tha plaintiff and G. H. Uoss of Calgary for the dotondant. The jury ease of Green vs. Granlz ha.s been settled out of court. The last jury case on the list Is Kagara vs the Chinook Coal Co., another damage action, Mr. Justice Ives will be in the city next week to hear the remainder of the non-jury cases. this was by tho way tho opinion of till| as r hiipponed to find. If tho public had been to^d of the nnlnius of tho mooting-an\(JuntlnB to almost disgust-becauso of tho false and foolish mlareproHcntatlons which hub marked tho Herald In many of ltd iHBues lately the reporter would aH lenatVhavc gained for lilmHclt a ropu-tntlon for honesty. Perhaps few or us havo loarnod that we are not living-In normal times and thai, words havo tholr correspondIng affinity oapoclally rn a public .si)lrlt. I therefore ask that you publish this word. CHAS. BAKER. People's Forum So narrow arc the trenchos that chnlrs like thla are u.!ed to carry tho wounded. This ono was found in a German dugout. ASK 110,000 FOR THE SAILORS FOND Big Campaign On In City" All] TVext Week-CommHtec Orgunized ' Lothbridgo Is being asked |to $10,000 to tlio Sailors l-'und and ifln-,^ ing next week a campaign will hi'/ launched with a rlow to obtaining thisV^ sum. J. A. Irvine, secretary ot tho NavyJ^eaguo in this proTlnce has written E. H. Wilson in connection with tho matter, urging a strong ooni-mlttoo to push tho catnpalgn. Mr. Irvine 1� holding a mealing nt: Nanton today, and on Frldiiy ho will bo In the city. He hfcs asked that n. meotlng of the local committee be hfthl on Friday afternoon in tho niayoir's office at three o'clock, and that nr-rangemonts be made for him to spealc to tho school children. Tho followlUK eommittco Is suggested to take up tho campaign in this city, and they compose the oommltteo roforred to above. Mayor Hardie, F. W. Downor. JO. tl. Wilson, O. F. nietchor, W. D. King. K. D. Johnson. V. W. Nicholson, W. .A.. Parker, R. J. Dinning, H. F. Brym-nor, n. A. Duff, W. A. R. Cocq, C. G. Groff. 0. H. Marman, G, R. Marii(i:li. Tho Sailors' Fund has already been started In tho city through Aleiander Gait Chajiter, l.O.D.E., who are conducting a preliminary campaign tor funds through the Herald. Communicaticng under this heading must bear the signatures of tho writers. TO STAND TRIAL. Halifax, N. S.. May 30.-Privates Stephen Steel, Charlea Bryson, and John Scotland, and a civilian, named In the police court on a charge of damage to city property in Saturday night's riot, have been committed bv Stipendiary Fielding for trial. MAKES A CORRECTION. Editor Herald: Dear Sir,-I am quite aware that a ' public man cannot afford to be sup-I ergensltlve to the opinion ofvtho same I public; and were It not for (lie import i of oven a hint of reflecting a public ' spirit detrimentally these days I would not write this word. I did not say at the meeting Tuesday evening that "there was too little public slprt in the'city" but tho exact opposite of that. In stating that 1 believed a good deal of our trouble in communal Jlfe a^ose from the lack of some one defiiilttSorgiuiizatlon where we could meet to discuss questions that were common to us all," 1 said "the splendid public spirit so manifest In our city was not organized as it ought to be and Ihv.a was inoftectlve," As long as you delay trying BLUE RIBBON tEA so long do you pa�tpone a pleas* ure easily acxfuired 13 FIELD'S EXCHANGE Of EDMONTON and CALGARY HAVE OPENED A BRANCH IN LETHBRIDGE Household Goods BEDS, SPRINGS, MATTRESSES, NEW AND SECOND HAND; DINING SETS; DRESSERS, PIANOS; ORGANS; RANGES; EASY CHAIRS; SOFAS Office Furniture DESKS; S^nVEL CHAIRS; HUNG CABINETS; TYPE-WRITERS; SAFES; BOOKKEEPERS; DESKS, ETC. Store Fixtures SHOW CASES; SCALES; CASH REGISTERS; MEAT SLICERS; BUTCHER'S BLOCKS. "The Store with a Thousand and One Varieties" Upholstering, Crating, and Cabinet Making on ^ the Premises ^ FREE DELIVERY TO CITY AND OUTSKIRTS SPECIAL GERHARD HEINTZMAN PIANO. COMPLETE SHOOTING GALLERY, CONSISTING OF 12 SLOT MACHINES; 1 ELECTRIC PIANO; DOLL RACK; MALLEABLE STEEL GALLERY. TWO MOVING PICTURE OUTFITS, COMPLETE^ FOUR RESTAURANT RANGES. TWO STEAM TABLES. CIGAR FIXTURES. WALL CASES. \ WE GUARANTEE PEOPLE OF THIS VICINITY A SQUARE DEAL WE HAVE BEEN KNOWN IN THIS PROVINCE AT CALGARY AND EDMONTON FOR YEARS. Yours For a Square Deal, GREENFIELD'S EXCHANGE H. GREENFIELD, PRESIDENT DOMINION BUILDING, NEXT DOOR TO SIMPSON'S Ot�SIXTH STREET 7397 ;