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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR Deralfc Ictbbribge, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY THE LETHBHIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY. HMO Subscription Rules: 1 aelivored. per weoK Daily, delivered. per year Dally, by mull, per year Weekly, by mail, per year We JS.OO eey, y ma, pe Weekly, by moil, per year to TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Director John Torrance Badness Manager Dates of eiplry of subscriptions ap- pear df'ly on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration date is oar authority to continue tho subscrip- tion. Your King and Country need you right now! "He scowls, but he can't interfere." The same .sized case of Canadian tomatoes, on which the freight char- were almost identical, was quoted at. a figure which made it laid down in Lcthbridge. The Canadian manufacturer's price was just six cents under the price of the American concern. The Canadian THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The Greek royalists are in open fiance of the allied authorities in j mamlfacturer hid behind the 95 cents Greece, and a very alarming situation j ,var tax on the American has been created. The latest defl of j prodllct to the tune ot 89-cents per the allies is the refusal by the royalist case, wllicn is over 3Vi cents per tin. troops to evacuate Katerina at thel_N-0, Bunting the war tax. which the order of General Sarraii. who has now j Canadian people are glad to pay. the threatened force if King Constantino calmer soaks the Canadian does not give an immediate order for consumcr three cents per tin on every the royalist troops to move out. ot tomatoes canned in Canada this situation in Greece has rapidly come year jast he has a tariff wall to a climax within the past few days. J0 uide behind. To argue that the and events are moving fast toward a Canaljjan canner is not taking advan- clash between the allies and the royal- j iage of the 4uty folly, and the Cal ists which has hitherto been avoided News.Telegram knows it great difficulty at times. The Russians and Rumanians are again on the offensive in Dobrudja. and are moving rapidly along the en- tire front, capturing villages and tak- ing prisoners. On the Macedonian front tho allies continue to make pro- gress. In the Lake Presba region heavy fighting is in progress, and east Monastir more ground has been gained. On the western front intermittent engagements are reported. PICKED UP IN FOR BUSY MAN A itra A CONTRADICTION OF .THE DUTY ARGUMENT An interesting commentary, upon the istratora i government's increase in duties .on left alone apples last session is contained In the coalition report of the Canadian- trade commis- sioner in Liverpool, just issued in The Trade and Commerce Weekly at Otta wa. The increased duty on apples was justified frankly by th'e government lasi session on tlie' ground that it ivould supply Ions-needed; protection to a struggling British. Columbia in- dustry. Js admitted in. the Trade and Commerce report- that "tie: fo-st Bri- tish Columbia apples seen on Itet this season were inspected In Liverpool on October IS. Eisted "of O'sanagan No. 1 Tfealthie irell colored and of good quality, and arrived in excellent condition, giving very great satisfaction to the purchas- es. They -were disposed of by private tale-at twelve-shillings--to'thirteen shillings per-box- Two cars of Oka- Bagan apples -were sold at auction in Glasgow on October 24." They made a good impression on the trade." It was contended that the British Columbia industry could not compete Hon. Robt. Rogers at Montreal urged Canadians to meet after-the- problems. Before the war is closed they may even deal with the problem of getting rid of Rogers and lls methods. The London. ling.. Daily Mail says Arthur J. Balfour is weak and feeble in his administration of the admiralty. When a Canadian Liberal paper criti- cises a member of the Ottawa govern- ment the Tory press immediately cries disloyalty. Why should, weak admin- (Winnipeg Tribune.) In a statement issued to the Cana- dian public this week by Sir Thomas White, minister of finance, he said: -It is clear that the ultimate suc- cess ot the Allies will depend not only on their armies and armaments but upon the mobilization and con- servation of their superior re- sources which have made possible these armies and armaments. The Germans are fighting a battle of desperation and a prolonged con- flict with all the power of the Allies may be necessary to accomplish their overthrow. "It is more than ever necessary for the Canadian people to save their money for the support of the Bo- minion's war expenditures and for the purpose ot assisting the British Government in financing, in Can- ada, purchases made in Canada of munitions and other supplies. This appears to me to be a national dull, not even second in importance to the dutv of recruiting and sending forward men. The military effort must be measured by the financial and in this fact lies the greatest as- surance of the success of the Allies provided that their unquestionably superior financial strength can be fully brought to bear. "Save, save, save, will be increas- ingly the watchword as the war pro- ceeds to its closing stages." Economy is a in war times or peace times. But what of the spectacle the other day at Ottawa of Mowing OUIQ wean auuim- Wan3 to smithereens, without any administrators be j sanction or approval of the nationally- About was from the Belgian relief tag day at Ham- ilton. Brantford City Council will be asked to vote S10.000 to the British Sailors' Relief fund. Tho Great Northwestern Salmon Cannery was burned at West Van- couver. Loss James, three-year-old sou of Philip Ganel, was killed by an electric car at Kitchener. L. J. Salter. manager of tho Strat- ford branch ot the Bank ot Nova Scotia, has resigned to enlist. A pew contingent of 130 New- foundland seamen has left for tng- laud for service In the navy. W. E. Wickcns, for 40 years a resi- dent ot Toronto and latterly engaged in the city treasurer's department is dead. W S Law a pioneer Of Tillion- town trea- kllled In 'Action. dato turo. Major Alex Milne, of Toronto has been killed in action. For a number ot years he was manager of the fam- ous Toronto Wellingtons, champion body of supervisors, chosen ifrom among the elected representa- "Save save, from the Finance Minister, in view of the confessions of every intelligent Grit and Tory j member of the House that waste in J government, runs riot, mt of ?500 to each battalion in I -save, save, save" in face of the every flay of its' existence. It is a pity that the government at Ottaira thinks SO perfecti: Alberta, for' recruiting purposes will mSions Thn Mhprta government's awaj irOD1 ie" __iur. help a lot. .The Alberta .government's thoughtfulness will be appreciated. Battalion .officers should not have to down ..into-their own pockets -the money (or recruiting pur- poses. It is the Dominion, govern- ment that should put up all the money necessary. ____ away in unnecessary cost in running the machine. "Save, save, -while taxes are increased at the request OL meu wuo contribute handsomely to campaign funds 'while the ordinary salaried man despairs of living honestly and mak- The new.ppUtIcs mean new troubles for the'press. The Regina Leader maies'this'-correction: "In the at home with Oregon apples the Washington and Now it is admittec burg, is dead. He surer for many years and established the first newspaper in the town. The three-year-old daughter of J Fritti of Wingham fell into a tub ot boiliag water, and was fatally scald- ed. Frittz is on active service. A protest will be lodged with the Ontario Railway Board' against the Ions hours demanded by employees of the Toronto Railway, Company. Major H. E. Pense, of the 21st battalion, home in Kingston on sick leave has received word that he has been awarded the Military Pte. Robert Finnegan, 140th bat talion, was committed at Forest for trial, charged with shooting Ptc Moses Wolfe, an Indian deserter. Major Franklin B. Hall. 39. of F. B Hall Co.. Montreal, owner at sev- eral lake vessels, has been killnd in action. The Vancouver fishing steamer Roman one of the largest of the coast fishing fleet, southbound with a cargo of halibut, fdundered off Wlansel; loss While seated In the balcVjny of St. Alphonsus' church with his wife William R. Pajot, a well known Wind- sor business man, was stricken with heart disease and died, aged 57. Word of the death in action of Lieut Arthur G. Millar came to his site at Toronto when Mrs. Millar was aoout to hoM "a sock shower for the officers and men of the Soth Bat- talion. Mr Justice Latchford of Toronto appeal Police A. Herb Whltakor, woll known In Calgary business circles, has 'been GOING SOME The Belgium relief fund received from three little boys in Ponu- sylvanta who saved this amount by without luncheon deserts, e little boys', without doaert, Sat Hide by ilde, myi how It hurt To forswear cookies, pies and cakes And luxuryipf stomach aches; Jas. Lamb, of Lafleche, will contest as Conservative candl- for the Saskatchewan leglsla- ot Wai and GRAIN BROKERS DIRECTORY O. H. A. team. William Moss( butcher, lacotowa, was Pined IfiOO costs on a charge of having liquor n his place of business. Mr. Moss stock consisted of ouu bottlo of whiskey. Major Joshua S. Wright, former captain and adjutant' of the 50th bat tallou, and one of the best known young men in Calgary, has been of ficlally reported killed in action. He fore enlisting he was a student at law. He was a son of tho late Col. Joshua Wright, of Ottawa- According to a calculation made by the census branch of the department of trade anil commerce the surplus of the wheat crop available for ex- port from Canada during the crop year ending Aug. 31, 1917, will be just a little less than bus- hels. This amount includes 000 bushels of the 1915-16 crop car- ried over. Offering up six sons, three step- sons and a brother-in-law to death on France's battlefields, with the Cana- dian armies, Mrs. Emma Wllkins' of Winnipeg, spirit of optimism re- mains undimmed though she learned her husband died defending the Union Jack in Africa. When Eng- land entered Europe's war, she urged ten of-her colors. Said one: h It'i. To slvo up swosts for "You hot It said number two. "It's harder than 1'thought to do." "I never said number three, "That ice cream meant so much to mo." Three little boys, my! how It hurt. Sat side by side without dessert. Three lltlle boys In distant land Sat cold.and hungry, hand In hand, And wondered how a hearty.meal, A homo and clothes and warmth would feel. Tho pallid snow lay on the ground, war stretched all brimming, hopoloss The blight of around. Three pairs ot eyes Were raised in prayer to leaden skies Like answer name. straight, in hoavon'B Food, warmth and clothing swiftly came. Dessertless lunches, going some. Had saved three lives in Belgium. kin to join Canadian to GLASGOW Direct Service via the DONALDSON LINE From Steamer Date St. John 3ATURNIA Dec. 5 Portland- CASSANDRA 2 Halifax CASSANDRA Dec. 14 Portland ATHENIA Dec. 26 Halifax .ATHENIA Deo. 28 Tickets and other information from any railroad or steamship agent, or DONALDSON LINE H E. LIDMAN, General Agent, Wlrinlpeo. 449 Main St. Ph. M. 5312 B.C. 531 Granville St. ing both ends meet Here is a letter from a mother. Her husband is in receipt of per of the drgahiztion of the Regina City Liberal association: it was- stated that Rooert-Sinton bad been elected second This was in error, it being Mrs. Robert Sinton who was chosen to fill that office, -while Mr. Staton was "elected to the executive committee." The Vancouver News Advertiser (Cona.) very truly says that: "Sir Robert Borden took a great risk in appointing to a-great-department a man of Sir Sam's temperament, com- bining military knowledge, ability, en- ergy, personal honesty and supreme devotion with phenomenal self-confl- dence, contempt for the opinion ol CAN- no others, inpulslvcness in the choice of The Calgary News Telegram is friends and recklessness in trusting OP CANADA. A Comprehensive Banking Service that they can be laid down with profr and in competition with the rest o the world at Liverpool, after paying the cost of freight, from coast .to coast across the Atlantic. (THE NEWS TELEGRAM SHOULD ITS ARGUMENT The Calgary News Jug a laborious time of it to prove that j them in public business." tte Canadian tariff on canned goods I is In no way responsible for the hlEhj cost of thst article in Canada, and! Mayor church of Toronto has no use {or Dominion government's does, a mathematical gyration to. in reference Itself into believing so. It states that higtl cost Of living. "The govern- on a certain date tomatoes, 2% pound saW mayor, "evidently are tins, were retailing at 18 cents in St. tiytag to eTade responsibility and month: Now, sir, I hope you -won t judge me a grouch or a beggar, but want kills pride. And I would like if any city official could tell me how to pay rent for a half decent home, pay the groceries with prices out o! sight and pay for the hundred and one things necessary to bring up a little family on those wages. My husband Is worried, but he says he likes the work and wants to make good. I believe you and your fel- low aldermen want to see the em- ploves get a fair living, and I pray God they will see their way clear to grant the same, which would ?S5 per month. Hoping the plea of a needy wife and mother will be considered. From his palatial office at the cap- ital from place's of luxury and the height of comfort, Sir Thomas should go into a few of the ordinary homes East and West and discuss saving and the cost of living with the bread- winners and the mothers of our land who slave from early till late trying to make both ends meet and their frequently failing. The home is enormously taxed. The furnishings are enormouslj The breakfast table is enormously taxed. has ruled that there is no from the decisions of the Magistrate for convicitions registered under the Canada temperance act. Belleville Board of Education will give preference in future engagement or re-engagement of male teachers, to married mea or those physically unfit by age or otherwise for active military service. 1 The UilM Ink tiCauda not only gives its customers every form of service which 3. Bank can also oilers the decided advantages which come from a network of Branches, 315 la number, covering almost every part of Canada. May we serve you? A. F. S. TATUIVl, Manager H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager STRONG DOWLER GRAIN and Commission Merchants Lethbrldge Our entire organization IB at your and with our exper- ience wo can guarantee to got you the best prices for your grain at any time and for auy grade or kind of grain. Phons M 1922 Calgary I For OtTioe io65 Lolnbriuyu SttBia- Res. 1811 Lethbrldae) tlont. Our Agents who In your district. J. A. CUMMINQ Lethbrldge Manager SUflERG.'G'lMIII CD, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. "ALWAYS WORKING" You may mako money by let- ting ua bid on your next car of wheat, barley or flax. IT COSTS YOU NOTHING. Our Winnipeg and Lethbrldge offices represent SERVICE. "TRY U8" J. H. TALLINO Local Manager Office Phone 1580 Residence 572 .LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH I OFFICE PHONE 1313. MANAGER'S PHONE 1484. SMITH, MURPHY CO. GRAIN Paul, while the same tins retail- Ing at "SO cents in Calgary, the differ- ence of over 11 per cent, being quite easily understood .from the nature .of .the two locations, etc. may interest the News Telegram to know that as late ai last Monday 2% pound tini of tomatoes were re- tailing in Denver at two Una for 25 eents. Evidently, according to tie News Telegram's figures, the 'St. Paul Householder has good reason tor n. grouch. Be that as it may, -however, the News Telegram could easily learn if It so desired, that the Canadian can- ners have boosted their prices "all the tariff will bear." On s certain date .recently, a local firm received price? on tanned tomatoes from two canning concerns in the east, one in Canada and one in the United States. The American quotation was J2.60 per case. The duty per case amounted to 76.60 cents, the war ,tar 18.76 cents and freight 64.60 cents, making the cost ot the lalA down here or shunting off on the municipalities the complaints regarding the high cost ol living-, for which they will give us no control." Municipalities can't reach companies. Incorporated under Domin- ion charter.; Only the government.has control .He accuses the government of'shelving its responsi- bility. now the big men of both parties are trying to make our Eng- lish compatriots believe that the French-Canadians are in favor of the war and that they are ready to light for England, but the Nationalists are enlistment. It is some- what due to the Nationalists if the province of Quebec has some self- respect and, a.senie .ot its duty in not acrlHcIng the blood of Its children to jerre the calculations of Imperial England." Henri Bourawa uttered these words and .the Dominion government allows him to ran at large, though it closed up a newspaper published by an Eng- lish spealiist cltlien of Ontario. Why tts rSilnaaeji it Twenty, thirty, forty and even fifty and sometimes sixty per cent, taxa- tion on home and the needs thereof. "Save, save, while there is "waste, waste, waste" in goernment merits a jeer and a sneer. The limit to the cost of living has arrived. H is unbearable. Government taxation and leglsla' tlon in the Interests the few at the expense of the many must cease. x. Implements of toil are cnormousls taxed. Major Wallace, 0. C. 29th battery, Gnslph, proposes to ask the news- papers to publish a list of young men to be called on during the week, afterwards publishing their reasons riven for not enlisting. The Sarnia police at midnight Sat- urday arrested Sergeant Henry Per- in Of the 213th battalion, a recruit- ng officer of the American Legion, on a charge of having liquor in his office. The Military Hospitals' Commis- sion is extending the scope of its work In caring for Canadian wound- ed and is preparing to provide ac commodation and treatment in Can ada for no lass than three thousand hospital cases. Geo. Carslake, formerly a hole proprietor in Montreal died In. E'ng land. Carslake was long coiraectec with famous sweenutakes on English races, participated In by people al over Canada. .A new battalion be known a the 24Sth. will be" organized in the county of Grey. The commanding officer will be Major J. H. Rorke, a graduate of the McGlll university of- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPES Write or phone at our cxpenac If you have grain to handle. We can assure you tha best price the market stand and give you courtaous -j-A prompt returns. M. T. MACLEOD, MAi ..OER LETHBRIDQE OFFICE SHERLOCK BUILDING GAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, FARMERS' BUSINESS The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every facility for the transaction of their banking business, including the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales note. supplied free of charge on application. J Lethbridge Branch- R. T. Brymner, Mgr, A prominent Lethbrldge far- mer tntn our office the other day. "I used to sell barley to James Richardson in Kingston fifty years he said, "and 1 want to do business with the firm again." The prices are so high and the spreads between grades so wide this year that the need of expert work all along the Al- berta, in Winnipeg and In Fort even greater than usual The kind of service that lives in a man's memory for fifty years is yours when you make your hills of lading read '.Notify James Richardson Sons, Lim- ited." For car seals, markers arid dally price cost or 201 Sher- lock Bldg.. Lethbrldge or phone 777. Manager's residence, phone 385. fleers' training corps. Rev Dr. Symonds, in a sermon at Montreal on "The War and said he thought the word "obey should be eliminated from the mar- riage service, and he saw no grounds whatever, in faith or reason, why every function ot a minister cf the gospel sho.uld not be performed by a e ex _ Taxation to raise money for carry- 1 conidon of Duluth, re- ins on honest government Is Just; any H. UIUKUUU ui _ j other tax is fraud and robbery. "Save, save, save." How can the peo- ple save under the present publican national committeeman from Minnesota, died after an Illness of 'two weeks with pKsurisy. Mr. Cong- don, it was generally believed, was and we are not war taxes. It gonerally was Sir Thomas is only adding Insult to of the richest men In injury, when he calls upon the people not barring the estate of the late to "save, save, while the J-HI11- blem of a good many of Sir Thomas' associates Is "spend, spend, spend." BRINGING THEM OUT. The Hague, NOT. John B Deville, of Chicago, has started for Belgium on his fourth trip to bring out old men, women 4nd children to rejoin their relatives in United States. Three hundred of these retu gees are ready to iu.East and West Flanders. No one per- to leave the districts by the German aaUwrltlw for mott than months. What is generaly considered one of First Chief Carrania's moat im- portant one to mine owners in Mexico to either resume work or forfeit their property, la now effective. It was Issued September 14. A Renter's dispatch from Welling ton, N. Z., says the wool growers conference, has agreed to sell the New Zealand wooj 'jello to, the im perlal government and price agreed upon is consldermWjr the 1916 and 1918 vsloes. STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAD -I'TOBONTO Thrift 1 Thrift is the foundation of Great Britain's success in this great war.' Thrift may be the foundation of your success in life. Deposit your surplus earnings in our Savings Department. Interest is allowed at current rate and added to principal or compounded half-yearly, LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Wheat Lands For Sale The finest lands and ranch Southern Alberta. Elgh miles from, tlevaton. In township. 11, ranges 18 and 19, west of Buy dlrset from the'estate. No middlemen need apply- "nd termt apply. J. D. Fuller TABER Or at tht Cameron Ranch. THE ATLAS TRANSFER ALL KINDS OF TRANSFER WORK. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Prompt and Efficient Service. Phone 1717 B. WIGQ nr A HEW INT JD ;