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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta *'i&&V: THE LETTIBR1DGF. tctbbrt&flc, Alberta DAILY AND weekly � Proprietor* anal Publishers THtXITHIRlDQE HERALD PRINTING OOMPANY. limited 32$ tth fftreet South, Lethbridoe Wi A. Buchanan President' and Managing Director Jehri Torranctf - - Business Manager �uaintas Editorial Telephones Office ........... Office .......... Hot. It hardly scorns necessary here. tt\olun'teer help is needed, the Retail Merchants should bo able! to arrange il without necessitating tho closing or the stores. ivy tho way, there was one peculiar thing nbout the order, Cigar stores are to be left open. Will someone explain why? Closing merenn-tile stores, law offices, insurance office? and leaving cigar store? open, seems to he a ridiculous proposition. DAILY ffERAM) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8,1918 1252) 1224 ! I THE OLD AND THE j I NEW LABOR MINISTER j Thomas \\". Crothcrs may have j been the best intent ioned man in the ; world. hut as minister of labor, he | was a mis fit Somebody ought to hold ! a guessing competition ai to why !io 1 I held the job 50 long. Me was admit- � 1 ted to be a failure under the old Itord'n government and certainty ! �aljy' by mail, per year ........34.00 j didn't improve under l--nioii Govern-'Alt, by mall, per-yenr......S1.50>' ment. Nevertheless he held the job' _ _ _ _; for seven year* and never did a Mess-Dates of expiry-of subscrlpTlon?- npJed thing In that'tlmo to prove that ho pear daily on address label. Accept- j vn? ol cabinet timber. He did many ; things, however, that made the do- Subacriptlon Rates: bally, delivered, per week ..... pally, delivered, per year ..... by mni), per year ....... /Uttf. by tnall. per-year..... Weeklyy by mail per year to V.S .15 $7.50. S4.0o'! Sl.DlV ance of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue the subscription. partmentyrepugnant to employer and employed alike. Mr. Crothcrs is a nice man. but nice 'men. kindly and good-natured, don't always maks cahi. ne: ministers. Senhtor Robertson ~oc> to the I�ib�r department with the promise of making good. Me is a .--anr labor man tie has the confidence of iiin?! labor ui-n and the employers re.-pect him. to.'.. And died, not know-nB how .the. day I ,,(,s ProvM i,! ^'"^ *'"*>'*� had gene) 1 Now that he has the responsibility of jlabor leadership, he should e\olv THE ANXIOUS DEAD (By the late Col. John McCrae). O guna, fill client till, the dead men hear Above their heads the legions pressing on! (These fought their fight In time of bitter fear. FOR THE FTJSY J'AM and let O flashing muzzles, pause them aee The eemlna dawn that streaks the iky afar! Then let your mighty cho.ut; witness be To them, and Caesac. that vve still make ��ar. J GOING BACK Ten them, 0 guna, that we have heard | W^l;S0N their call; ' That we have sworn and will not turn aside: That we will onward till we- win or fall; ho pome policy to prevent strikes at With the employee"^ viewpoint. ?. general knowfedce of the employer"? problems, he should prove the man to bring about inbor pea-> -practically put Wilson's terms on th-' shelf. Wilson's terms were acceptable when the Germans had the but they didn't suit when id*. It Is worth remembering, however. H LOAN DOES WELL ! AT BOW ISLAND Despite Epidemic Canvassers Are Optimistic-Other Live News Items Word was received in Medicine Hat of the death In action of Trooper C. Wold, of the 13th O.M.H. Trooper Wold was the first man lo leave Medicine Hat for service at tho front after the outbreak of hostilities. , A. Middaugh. a munitions worker, ' employed at the St. Catharines: Steel it Metal plant, was caught in a ma chine, his body drawn in, and the machine had to he taken apart to ex- , tricme. him. lie still lives. U just took three minutes for the trustees of the Winnipeg sinking fund to purchase all the city properties ottered in the annual tax sale. Approximately J-IOP.POn In lax arrears was involved in the lands auctioned. More than l.onn lots changed ,hands. ( The resignation of ,1. c. Gwynn. registrar-general of titles in P.O.. is announced. It is understood that Mr. Gwynn has been offered and has accepted the position of liquidator of the Dominion Trus1. company iu succession to Andrew Stewart. A resolution calling upon (lie government at Ottawa to lake up with the Fnlted Stales government the question of placing .1 light 011 Vander-1 hilt reef In Lynn canal, upon which �tho steamer Sophia was wrecked, was pass'eel at Vancouver. With -tho arrest of IS officers an,I I employees at the Coastwise and Supply company at New York, it was de-' until the influenza epidemic has chired by Federal official* that, an nl- ! leged conspiracy has been in progress, abating to defraud the government of thousands of dollars through not dellveiiiif Anyone Can Play This Piano No matter how unexpectedly company may drop in, you will always have a delightful means of entertainment if you have a Mason & Risch Player Piano. With It in your homty every member of your family can play uiiy clans of mimic-"opera, tlahce, popular, the old or new wnr plticee. You can sing tho aong* you like heat and play .your own accompaniments. Come in and hear thia marvellous' Instrument-try It yourself play some of the latest nihslcal lilts. A champion In the bargain line came to us yesterday in part payment for a new Mason A Rlsch P\�y�r Piano. It� a Wcser Bros., New York, Piano-an Instrument worthy of the money asked asd we'll make good this claim to your full satisfaction. It's, yours for ... MASON & RISCH LIMITED BALMOHAL BLOC.K FIFTH ST. S. LETHBRIDQI we* 1 us IV* jwiir $250 out: passed. Whether influenza hero i: or not would indeed be difficult to as- _ .. certain, but we are certain that it is lumber for which the government paid being considerably checked by the ef-; money, ficieut work of the medical staff, to-i - gethor wjili the co-operation of citi-j 'Acting Premier Watt, of Australia, zeus. Wiiii,; some have objected to speaking iu the house, of reprosoula-the mask enforcement, it has been gen-! lives, stated that the government had er.illy felt that the provincial hoard of; already taken steps to secure expert health muflt have believed that tho' advice regarding Australian naval de-benefits derived from tho wearing ofifenses. Dr. Pea roe, minister of ile- Cerrr.r.il)y canvassing this district with very encouraging results. While it is general':;.' conceded that the work of the ir,nv.i."sing committee is >ertiiu-ly hav.db-appe.l by the cancellation 01 all public gatherings, thn iilcuidaut sa.-cess which ha* attended '.iieir efforts has slven them the l.een-eM nutisfaetion. The puhllc's attitude lias lu;liid mafter: to a very up-preclablu extint: a;: 1 t h.is been found masks vastly offset the minimum dis j comfort that the discrimination en-j tr.iled, and prneticnily all are strictly j adhering to precautionary measures, m-1 , Tho public school has been turned Into an emergency hospital where patients are receiving the most careful treatment. Here Mr. and Mrs. .lohn pollitt are rendering an inestimable service assisted by Mrt--. Hall and Mr. West. On Sunday %oth Dr. and Mrs. Pat- fense. foreshadowed tho certainty of additional taxation for the next few years. t At Urandon. Man . three inert came 'to their death from drinking the contents of botthv. labelled Columbian spirits and Columbian alcohol, and the Jury recommended that Columbian spirits or Columbian alcohol 1 should be sold only under the name I of deodorized wood alcohol or deodur-terson. who have been. untiring in � ized lnnthybted spirits, their efforts to alleviate suffering,; - were stricken with influenza We are 1 i\. J. Dunstau. manager of thn On- to that llo.e- flUeJi'-iaU able have s^rib'-d. il pracijeaiiy "very c�.-e.  -imir.endah!" alacrity. Canada's to c ftUiT.s :o ass!-' iti "carrying sub- u-it'i e 111 I>1." pleased to Mate Ult.:,! much Improved nnd an for both is aiilieipauid. Hr. Paynes h:e, had :i THE PB00BB�9 ' OF THt WAR. 'One bundred days sko the armies Wj�re within- a� miles'pf Paris, j the Germans took the down Today they'are begging peace" ------^ --------*---' nm-.' who bo h siian {enough t'erman � upper hand. free land its flagf eard anii h.-c-led by all those  the hie- :;m;s o.' this fr�at and '�din " Loan ,lrlvc Fri- : lllne." who a 1 Mrs. In M.-d Mrs. on Wedn Friem!-..- pleaded to learn -if ry ef Mr. August Kiasnrrle, b-offering with influ- Uas returned homo erge.s from the' nd disease, the I consciously or to those goner-: whose unselfish F. Taylor F.duionton. Geo. Pacvi Thursday i' i Gilbert. �, wiiii infln Shepherd, wii'V. thru.M upon lim Iless of Dr. Patter.-.in every instance met comphilningiy. As How Island clut'dl Of this Ule.li', public's gratitude mu life. >a. ciollsly �o tr.v oils and goml souis service and devotion to duty made our speedy emancipation possible. ' Friends here were shocked to Jparn 'of the dentil on Oefober L'llth of Mrs. Leo Carpenter from ?l]>iiiil�h- influen-/.a. Mr. jind .Mrs. Carpenter and family/ resided In ti'.i"- vleinity tor several years nnd much .-yuipathy is extended .M:. Carpenter and the four sorrowing p c.'iildren. j Mr. and Mrs. W. Potter have taken. I rooms In the Monro lilock for the win-J ter months. tario division of tho |je|| Teh.phone Company In speaking of the opposition engendered by the company's application for increase in telephone rates, made the statemr-nl thai the 'fell compjtny had had to Increase *,il-aries to the e.xtt-m of $L"|,".uuh with in the lmst fi-if tuonthn. Mr. Dunstau also pointed to tlie,fact that other operating expenses had Jumped ureat-iy since the wtir. In. support, of the conipany's runIeutlot). Large subscriptions lo the Vlutory Loan tit Winnipeg include tho following: Hoard! of Grain Supervisors, |1.-tiOii.'.nui; ntJ. Whltw Company, fltio,-itiin; Northern Trusts Co�?pauy. jl(lt).-0011; K. F. llntchings. |100.01)11; Hover-elgn Life. $ I oo.tiao; Northern Mort-gage. $r.i),ooi>; Nolson Noel Smith. $50,000; I). k. Klllott. SSILAxi-. Ilebcr Archibald, tf.r.,000-. U. H. Wilson. 12'..-000; Hdward Parnell. fi'O.OOO; J. T. Spiers, $lo,o0n; Patrick Shea. $10,000; Dr. .1. W. Good. * I�,(��(). , \ _ ! Among the urmistlce toierfltloiis to Austria was. the "Immediate return Of till allied prisoners." Tbla.'wlll m�t�u that Prof. W. .1. ILise. of Wesley College, Manitoba Hhofj's scholar In 10(ii>, and Mrs. Kose, together with Kcv. Thomas Welsh, also n Wesley College man. will soon he returned home from that counliy, They were studying the Unthenlan language at the time of tho outbreak of war, to tit them for leaching foreign classes. Some Winnipeg Victory Laeti suit-script Ions Included. Ferdinand L�-fleche, $100,000; Thomas Donley. $tr..-000: T. itreen, $25,000; Roblhson, Little and company $25,000; Workmen'* Conipeiisntlon Hoard, $17,000; ' ft. .1. Wilson. $11,000; a. V. Kenklns, $10.-ooo; Miss sr. }>. KneoJand, lio.ooo; A. K. Phillips. 110,000; Western Canada Flour Mills, $10,000. Pour half-breeds were found dead In a font 20 miles from Kelson on Monday by the Alberta Provincial Poller. That death was clearly due to influenzal was the conclusion reuched by the officers of tho law, who waiving an inquest burled the victims In Improvised coffins in the bush. Five little children survived until tho police reached the tent, where they also had their abo'de. . Two of them were almost dead, but. may lire through the assistance tho police wcrfl able to render. an ha . been serious-is now conval- �ttza. ympathy of a wide cir-i.-x:|eiiltlr.Boa�4> order about closing stores, ^.as. not intended to avoid contejfton ,Jt's purpose was to eMble men and women to givo tneir (iitie to fighting tho epidemic by get-tlitg oiit Hii^.belplng othera, whp wore lafct up wfyjrthe djseasa. Moaontoa mni so�o of the nurth-e^rs town* re' from Dt'OJi lie / Duron convent will l O-'ruiM (Mir 1 �>.vn C'e-r..npnrident) j Magralb. Nov. T.- -Magralh dlKliict ' Is going over the top. with big haunds. 1 I'p t.'n'il noon Thursday, Nov. 7th, the . total objectives reported were Jlti'.v '7ae.no. This e-iiiilcH Mugruth to the honor fuig. which is now flyitig in tli. th lied Cross. .Sitring Coulee Is In charge of Mr. 11. K. Kelley and his canvassers are F. Greenwood, A. Munroe, II. II. Thomp'.-on .1. c. Thompson. Their objective Is sii net,, nnd they aro working will, tii- f.iii dctc.iitlnft.tloii or go-i'H'. (01 ihel Honite. and the Le.ise country Is in charge of Win, TyhT jiml K. D, lioliillHOli. No report has been received from them other I ban I hey are busy. A report In expected and their retuniK in 11 few day:-. Welling in In charge of J. C. Piter, on, who is doing exceptionally woll despite the fact that itaympnd oversteppi wnne of extended to Mr and Mrs. Ilatnel In the lo-s of their devoted .von who passed away in I'm- M.-.Heine Hat convent *iu Sunday last, a victim of Influenza, interment took place hen: on Thursday ;>fleni(;Oll. Drilling operations In connection with Ho- town well have temporarily ceased. Work withhold for some days awaiting the arrival of pipe, but unfortunately vl.eti the pipe arrived the drilling Miici-lnteinleut was under quarantine. However, il Is hoped that ofiorations will at an early date pleted before King Winter lui'U'ly cotiii^atui. Mr. C'ooptwho has been seclottsly ill with influe-vt, Is much improved. Mrs. T. MeAdoo of Macleod was a guest here d.:iittg the fore part of the week. ' Friends o." .>Irs. K. Uateman who hu-i recently been ])], will be pleased to -earn ot le-r recovery. Mis'; MeDiing, of the. school staff has been nrfr.-ing her brother, who has influenza. Mr. McKcutia is at present in Medicine Hut. Mrs. McKennti Is suffering from bi"!'."!'ltis, Mr. and Mr-. G. Hvaus aro spending a few dev.- in town, lho guests of Mr?'. Cluts Thompson, First Avetaie. Friends will regret to learn of the illiiesa of Mr. arid Mrs. Davidson, Sr. Mr. It. Hell, of LethliWilKO, who has been manager of the local branch of the Hank of Mouireal during Mr. Cur-son's illness, relumed, lo'his homo on arrived homo; on TiiohiIkj' luuiain with her lifter-1 e Yon, Mr. i'el been :�>.-� tin ,,v.l LIKVl, Illiy U,M||lt iei| her byuiuk aiid capttirod. Welling'B i -faTgOBt HiibsuYib- SubKcrlber, if you'luivo visited by a cnuvasKcij be prepared to meet him v.i'h all you possibly on do for the Victory Loan. The Late Roy Matkin On Sunday afternoon death came to the home of Mr. ami ^Irs. I: - * � a J. Matkin, taking their in year old ; on Lo lloy. He was btought In from too Mclntyrc ranch, where he bail been working, jurt a week previous, suffering from an attack of influen/.,1. lie was getting along fine until pneumonia, set in, which proved fatal, lloy. along with his parents, Is well and favorably known throughout the south country. Ho was born In Cardstoti and since his Infancy has resided here In Magrath. Very impressive services were held on Tuesday afternoon on Cue lawn in front of llie family residence. A. Mercer conducted the services. The singing was furnished by a double iptar-leltn consisting of Mrs. Wood. Mis:, Woolley, Mrs. O. Hlunnel and Mrs. Sahey Hnd the Messrs. ./. .SS only represent* tiboht 5T,'i> of ,-the current taxes for rialS. Il Is evident that If liberal piiymeflts are i not made before Hie end or the year there will be un overdraft �V the'.. Hank of Montreal or about ?aar.,nou.0ti. which would alrnost surely prevent the City from gettina a line of credit tor Glty Schools, Hoard ; I or Health, Children's Shelter, Police, Flro, etc.. to hogln 1919 with, nmJl ? ! WIIISHKAS Section It of Title XXIX of the City Charter provides ^ that "the rates or taxes levied or Imposed for any your sliall tm con-j sidered lo have been Impure;! anil lo be due on and from the First i day of .laiiiiary of the then current year ending with the 31st day of ! Doeominy thereof, utiles'! otherwise expressly provided for by'by-law j under which tho same are, lUrectnd lo be levied, and W1I10UKAS the Alberiti Government Officials have Htiimred us '� that tin amendment, to our Charter, exempting all property frOM tax , sale which pays the fully levy of the current year and ten-pur centum of the tux arrears, will bo passed at tho next session of the LftgllUv ; lure if presented, and' | WlfiOKKAS wo learn ihat Home of our taxpayers living In Lath- ' bridge and paying taxes In other cities also, have paid taxes in another ,: city under threat or distraint, but leave their Lethhridge taxes unpaid -,- because of leniency In tax enforcement, and WIIKUKAK the collection of back taxes prior to oalUlot bo used for 1918 current expenses, i / THEREFORE BE IT REBOUVED THAT notioe be given to eaoh { delinquent tax payer, whose name appears on ths tax rolls, that current (1918) taxes on realty, If not Daid. or guarantees mode befo- . ' the ,15th day of November at thr City Offieaa that they will be Hi' j by the and of the year without fail; the City will without further preliminary notioe, proceed to collect, by suit, distraint pr*a��et)n#s( or collection of rents as provided for by too Lethbridga Charter, as it may deem advisable, the said 1018 taxes where they:have not beeiv paid or whore payment has not been GUARANTEED aa above aiof . vided, I .* V �  AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of the abtve Clta- , Hons ^and resolution, be sent to each taxpayer who has not, up to date, THE CITY WILL ACCEPT FULLV PAID VICTORY RONDft IN PAYMENT OF TAXES AS PER POREQpiNO n?M|^TJejS. ' ;