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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THUrii^X NOVEMBEn 21.191* ARl iWas With American Forces - Had>Lfved In States Past 10 Years .  J�me� Blssett, : well-known �; resl-ftent or Ivethbridee, received, word,, this morning of the death Jn action on October 27 ot his eldest son, Arthur, who'went overseaB with the lAmerlcah forces, The sad news came THE LETHBRIDW?,!,' DAILY HERALD PAGE SKVKrg tJiU irionilng from. t^�,, sounir; maii^s former home In. iUeir United. States. H5: ,,:?8 yeara of, age, and had beenHylDg In 'the''^States tofabout ten years. Another feother* G. Blssett, formerly ot 'McKlllop'a Qi'ocery, who want oyeri^i Kvith' tho Can*-dian (orces, was 'reported wounded some time ago. He '.is recovering now.: . �;. " SB/RBIAN RECqdNITlOW , PariB, Nov. i2l)'H�(pay�^s,)-T-^rikolal P.^Pacbitch, premierland minister of foreign ailairs of'Serbia, has sent a letier to Anton Korbsep, president of the Jugb-Slav natldnsi cpuricil, who U In this city, to.'fstabllsh,relations with - the entente'' governments, in which he recognlzos In the name of the government of Serbia, the .Tugo Slav national council., ; ir Lethbridge School District No. SI Separate School District: No. 9 (to WHOfii |T MAY concern: i The "SCHOOL ASSESSMENT ORDINANCE" belug GUiiptei- SO. ot the Ordinances o� the Province "of Alberta, was umendod at Uio last Session of the Leglslatjire to read as followei Section 36a- "35a. Subjedt to the approval of the Minister, any school board may by resolution fix a minimum tax to be paid bjr any person.assess-ed upon the"^assessment roll, at the sum of four dollars.($4.00) ana may require tlint every male resident bt the district'of this full age of ,21 years who has resided therein for a period of one month,or over, and has not been assessed on the assessment roll, shall pay nn annual tax of 14.00 for school purposes to be collected at anytime after the first day M January In each and every year, and such school tas shall be payable by such resident, whether he has resided In the district , before the datb of the completion of the last revised aagessment roll or not; biit in the case of the ^Collection of such tax, thO; name of such resident so paying, shall be added to the assessment-roll. . ' ''(2) Any person Uabl^ to pay such tax Shall pay the same to the secretary-treasurer of the district, or td-such person as la appointed by the board to ciillect the same within three days after the demand thereof, but in the case of neglect or refusai to pay )^vy may be made by distress and-sale of goods and chattels of the person  In defcLuitaS provided in this Ordinance. .  .^' . "wrlting, may require such employer or employers to pay to the district the tax due and payable by any.of his or their '' employees, which tax shall be paid by the employer or employers within one month after notice by the secretary as aforesaid aiid inay be " deducted by the employer or employers from the wages or salary of the employee whether said tax has been previously depianded from such employee oc not as hereinbefore provided; provided however that where the employee hatf paid a tax under the provisions ot this section ito a school district, he shall not be liable to d fclmllar tax in' another district for the same calendar year.;' ' / ' ^ AND TAKE NOTICE: , ^ , . Thf t- John H, Fleetwood, Secretary-Troasurer; y of Leithbiidge SclWol-District No; 51, and D. J. McSwain, Becretary-TreaiiiH-ert.ot-Seprratk School District No. 9, have been jointly and severally appointed ns collectors of th& above taxes, and that payment must be madetoMheveaid^jQ^hn H. Fieetwdbd. or to the said D. 3i MoSwaln at the office in the CeatmrSchool. 9lK Street? S:^ n demand. .' ' t'"^' - - Lethbridge. on November 19,191�. JOHN H. riMif^^oap, D. J. Mc^wilN,.polledV'�- SPEND CHRISTMAS B . IN-' , � HOME Imperial Limited io Montreal $118.45 Tfa'nprCa'nada'j to Toronto $10120 Double Dpliblo Daily' S^SL'r Dally Train IW {f'llWJ Tfalti Service ^jjjDISf Service Corresponding Fares to .^(HF Safe, Comfort'able Travel on Other:Eastern.Points , � ' the WorWaQriatest Highway V Compartment Observation Cars, Standard and Tourist'Sleeptra. Excellent Dining Car Servlet. Tickets sold during December are good for 60 days. Extension will be granted by a payment of $8.00 for each extra fifteen days. for Further information and reservations: . j. pordon, ticket a0ent,.phone;pie.' ^ J. e. proctor, district passenger agent,'calqarv/ ALEIERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES January, Issue of . TELEPHONE DIRECTORY �� Cbpy, for tho next issue of the Telephone Directory will close. on December 1, 1918, and subscribers desiring any - changes In or additions to their present llMtings, > � Bold Type Insertions or Advertising Space are requested to notify the local office (phone 1234) Immediately, br write to Directory Department, ' ; . ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES, CAkGARYi ALTA. NOTE CLOSING DATE, DECEMBER 1, 1�tt. Board Urged Not To Lift Jlan Uiitil Situation is Safe A-ti-a:.meeting called for .3 o'clock this. afternaon the local board of health Jr.'considering the question of rembvihg.lhe ban on the theatres, picture shows, schools, churches and other gatherings which have been elimihated during the influenza epidemic. Since Tuesday the local board of health has had the right to "open or close the schools and theatres, so that today's decision is awaited with interest. Wednesday's "flu" report shows 10 houses placed in quarantine, with about 15 cases represented thereby, one house leaving five cases. This is practically as many cases as on the three previous days altogether. On this report there is understood io be some hesitation about opening up the various places where gatherings take place. Urges Keeping Ban At a meeting last evening the trustee board of Wesley church passed a resolution urging upon the health board/that no public gathering^ of any Wnd be permitted until they are satisfied that the epidemic has abated. May Not Open Schools. "I Jim opposed to opening the schools," said Trustee Davidson to The Herald today. . "I have heard of a number of places where a too-early opening was made, , with tho result that the epidemic broke out shortly afterwards in a n^re serious form than ever. I'rusteo Wallace Is not anxious to have the schools opened too- soon, but he doesn't want to have a day more than necessary wasted, "We' have lost a great deal of time already that it will be almost impossible to make up in the school year." Theatre Men Hopeful. The theatre men are fairly confident that Monday at the latest will see the opening of the theatres and moving picture houses. Many people are anxiously asking to'know when' this form of amusement will be made available. One little girl declares that she is going to three picture shows the first afternoon they are open. i Assistant Superintendent Piper of tho A. P. P. is in the city today. He says the epidemic has b^n very bad m the north. Edmonton ha,s had over SOO deaths. In the peni-. tentiary everyone wears; a>,niask', the prisoners changing;them tw'llje .a day) as they file but u)f; .thMr cfellsl In tllo morning-and as thby file'itf .it lilght. itOmtEAST CAKES iha qaaH^ of Grassy Lake, died of Influenza on October 26 iu Bram-shott Military,i'5Hospital. He was 21 years of age, and joined up last July. -He .hadr.lived in Lethbridge, where he was'.employed at the Taylor Mills; ;He .was. with the C. P. R. tor a time at Oardston. Young Carter came from Utah with, his motlier when seven years oE age, and lived in Raymond forf a year before moving, to Grassy Lake. Q aiontreai, Nov.. 21.-Orders were issued,yesterday to the Royal Caija-dlan Air Biprce that no cadet-was to continue his training In the air service,- except at the clear expi-esalon ot his wish. to continue, Tile orders set fortli that no Cana dIan cadet should ' leave for the air this morning until he had personally put in writing a statement that he wished, on his own responsibility, to continue-^is flying training for air service. This order will apply to all Oanadlaa aviation icamps of the R. A'. P, in Canada. THERE WILL BE AN AT WADDINGTON'S AUCTION K ON FlilDAY NEXT NOVEMBER SiSxi^ : -parties having gooda to difpose of ahoiild feet in .touch with me at once '  > "' . Cash for Your Furniture j ' IMMEDIATELY .^PTER aALe.';- , r I^R^Ni^ WADDINGTON, kVfi ITALIAN RECONSTRUCTION ; Washington, Nov. 21.-Italy has embarked on a definite reconstruction progfami. and nearly three and a half billion lires has been appropriated to carry it out, says an officii.! dispatch from Rome today. Offlolals havQ been adopted to permit all war factories to return to peace manu-. factures at once. One billion Urea . has been designated''tor railways, five' hundred million for other works of public utility, and one hundred'million to cope with the situation created by the large number of unemployed. U. S. WILL FLOAT ANOTHER BIG LOAN Washington, Nov, il.-Secj-etary McAdoo and members of tho capital issues committee yesterday agreed that the committee should cohtinue indefibttely its functions of supervising prepared issues of stocks' and bonds for capital purposes as a mea-! sure of rationing capltaJ In'preparation for future war Ipans. At the same time it became known that the' treasury plans tentatiyely to -, float. $8,000,000,000' more seourlties during 1919, a'hd hopes to get at least |2,000f; 000,000 of this sum from war savings stamps. JIICKFORD COMING HOME: Toronto, Nov. 21.^Word reached Toronto last night that Brlg.-Oan.'H. e. Bickford; O..M;,0, commander of; the infantry bf'igade-of the Cahadian expedition to Siberia, i� now home-' ward-ibound from Victoria to-' Toronto. ! ... � � To relieve the monotony of ,w|ptor| life m Siberia,,a military brass band' Is being sent from-,Toronto district to Russia to entertain the Canadian troops. ;:� '�:  REMOVE RESTfiiCTIONS Washington,' -Nov. � 81,=:-War-tln\e restrictions on movements ships withjn Am,erlcan harbors, and' ,the) requiring of licenses for small lioats will be removed, shortly by cuetOmB authorities, it. was announced -todaVfi Other ehlpping regulations vimposed Whan : American shores were threat? ened-4iy submarines will b,e rBla�di gr^dif^ily. ' ' MINEOliiPUTIS BECOMiNOH The output of-the. mines of the Lethbridge railway division is coming back to normal strongly, according to reports atAhe general offices of the, C. P. R. today.. Many of the mines are up to normal output once more, while others are gradually* getting their men back to work and showing a daily increase. , With the present cold wave sweeping-over the prairies' the coal operators', are looking for an Increase in oi'ders. There never has been any time wha� the mines, of' this district have not bad orders.ahead this fall, but with the coming of winter they expect a busy time for the next couple of months, and are anxious that their crews should be up to strength to meet the rush. INARYOF, The preliminary hearing of Pete Paulenko and Pete Dohie, the alleged slayers of John Onlfrychuk took place this morning before Magistrate Irwin, and for theimost part was a repetition of the evidence given at the inquest, There was a slight discrepancy in the evidence of George Onifryclmk. At the Inquest he stated that Dohie was 4n the room i when he; told the men that John yrks dead. 'Today he said that this was not the case. The case will be concluded this afternoon. D. H. Sfton and H. O^tlund are acting tor Pete Dohitf and^ Pete Paulenko. G. F, P^ Conybeare.ls conducting the prosecution. NO PASSPORTS TO, STATES : OTTAWA, Nov. 21.-^The immigration authorities today-agd.ln drew attention to the withdrawal of. all re-strlotlons imposed upon' travel be-tweeni Canada and the lUnlted States as .B; result of, the enforcement oft the Military Service 'Act. It-is no longer necessary t6 secure a permit from the immigration .department to cross the border ilnto the United 'States. , , , �Thri' cancellation of. the regulation undbr which permits were issued does not: alter conditions, of . travel t'o countries, where passports ajre' required. .These. are being issued as usual by the department of external affairs. x\ HONOR BELGIAN QUEEN Paris, Nov. .21.~0ffIcUil announcement was made yesterday that the JVe;ich government-Ahad'J dijelded' to bonfer'the Graild* dross^" of the X,e-gion of Honor on Quee^ ,,Ell8abetb of, Belgium. It'wa^v announced also tljfit Prince ^yjpld,', hejr , apparent to - the' throne' oP ^ and the BILLISREBAIEe When the tax notices for the year wore being sent oilt the council ordered that the Lethbridge Iron Works, which are exempt under Bylaw No.. 160, be taxed and hilled also with past years' taxes, on the ground that the company had not carried out its agreement'with the city. The exemption was granted on the understanding that the company would increase its plant'hnd maintain a payroll ot at least $36,000 a year. Representatives of the company, waited on the council and showed that the plant had been increased, and that negotldtions to secure a new site had fallen through, though for no fault of their own. As to the payroll, they > admitted that this had not been kept up to the |35,000 mark, this was because the manager, Capt. C, B. Magi-ath, and the assistant manager, tho late Lieut. Ma-grath Godwin, had enlisted for active service early In the war. Under the circumstances the council decided that the tompany had complied a.s closely as possible with the terms of tho exemption, and the tax bill was rehated. The company'.s exemption expires next year. MASKSWORNAIAIL MEETINGSINCALGAty CALGARY, Nov. 2p.-Masks must bc! worn at all meetings or:gatherings of !he public,'such'as cihurclies, thsav:  tres, moving picture'Jtheatres, etc, � . when tlie ban is lifted iii (;his city, this evening at 8 o'clock.', This de^.5 )-cislon was nrj-ived at yesterday after-"', noon, at a meeting of the health , board, and tho rule will be in forco > until Sunday, December 1. No masks . need bo worn on the streets ha-ginning tomorrow. LUEMBBON Rich! Strdng! Peliciousl It stimulates a man for his woirk in the morning and helps him to forget his |rbub-les at flight. Ask for it. ) ) }) ) ] ) 1 MERCHANTS RUBBERJ^b MERCHANTS MAPUt LEAF These marks oo Robber Fotttwetf distingiiiib a Dominion Rubber System Product WEAR and Save Y�Km^ ISlio^ REPEATED sUbgs^^^^te^^^^ put of leather shoes. VLi^ that has been 'worn uiprpfeete^^^^^t^^ rain and snow, soon b&omes stiff and hard. The shoes wear quicklyr-pften crack-soon get out of shape, x ^ J Rubbers prevent all this. They k^p the boots dry-prevent you firom slipping on icy sidewalks-and guard you again^; catching colds. Wear rubbers this winter-see that the children i do'so^and save your shoe& and prote