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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta Hlfevta 'DAILY AND WEEKLY Subicrlptlon Ratti: rwlj. delivered, poi week Daily, delivered, per year Edly, by mail, per year Weekly, by SVcekly, by mail, per year to U.S..51.50 TELEPHONES BoBtaesi Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Slanaslng Director Business 'Manager Dates of eipiry of subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- of papers after expiration datfl is our authority to continue tio sub- scription. Your King and Country noed you right now! THE 1 II HEALTH THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Diverted for a moment from the pro- gress of the allies on the war fronts, world attention is directed to the re- cent feat of German submarines in terrorizing shipping along the east Atlantic coast and establishing what Is claimed to he practically a blockade of New York and other U. S. ports. Whether one submarine, that which left Newport again on Saturday after a record trip across the Atlantic, or whether more, are operating, is a guess. Nevertheless, seven ships have been sunk c2 the U. S. coast, mostly British, and war risks on other ships outward bound have been suspended. Many heavily ladea ships have not left port. Although no loss of life is reported, and although the raiding has been carried out in neutral -waters, yet the question immediately arises whether Builds Up The Whole System Those who lake "Kniit-a-tivrs" for the first time, are often astonished at the way it tMJs Hum up and ir.akts them fed belter all They may bo taking "Fniit-a-tlves" for some specific disease, as Constipation, Indigestion, Chronic Headaches or Neuralgia, Kiduey or Bladder Trouble, Rheu- matism or Pain ia the Back. And they find when "Frmt-a-tives" has cured tho disease, that they feel better and stronger in every way. This is due to the xoivierfiil bale properties of these famous tablets, made from fruit juices. 50c. a bor, S for trial size, 2Jc. At al I dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit- o-tives Limited, Ottawa. not lie a nuisance and that it will not interfere with property values. The reason for the proposal being made to locate this abattoir so close to the heart of the city is a desire to secure water and sewage connections and trackage facilities, which are out P' IA llCKED UP IN ASSINGcm TITO LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALH WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, FOR THE BUSY MAN Recent frosts havo been dlsrtstrous to N'iagaru Peninsular tomato crops. Jauies Kobhison was fined ?200 and costs at for selling liquor to 'i womnn. Lt. Gordon Sale, son of Julian Sale, Toronto merchant. killed in uc- tion. The Stratuconn, ot Drockvllle, one of tho oldest hotels in eastern Ontario, has been closed. A loss of about was caused by tiro at the farm of Frank Middle- ton. Ualelgh Township. La 1'atrie, Montreal, calls for gov- ernment action against Bourassa for his speeches against recruiting. The Canadian cruiser Hainbow ar- rived at Panama last week for sup- plies. The Women's Canadian Clutt, of Chatham, will organize an emergency corps. Alfred Straight was killed when a train struck his auto at Sher- man avenue crossing, Hamilton. of the question farther out. The pros- pect is also held out that this abattoir is but the commencement oi a big business in Lethbridge. Very few citizens, if any, would ills- courage the location of an abattoir in Lethbridge. provided it is properly located and is not a nuisance, yet at the same time enjoys the conveniences necessary, water, sewage and track- Such an industry should bs en- Rev. R. C. McDermid. late of Stay- hare of uu ev. c. ner, wns inducted into the charge of Knox church. Goderich. Windsor employers are heartily co- operating no authorities ir Richard Steinhoff. aged 40, of Cam- den Township, was killed when a train struck his team at a level crossing. GRAIN bought outright or handled on oommlwlon. RETURNS made Mint day as received. ALL cheques for dli- trlct Issued by our Loth- bridge branch. IN direct touch with European buyers through our own ex- port department. NONE better equipped lo give you service. James Richardson and Sons, Limited 201 Sherlock Bldg. Phons 777 Established 1657. W. J. Lloyd, Man. Res Phone 365 M.M. Clark, Acct.-Res Ph'n 1072 eci !o The inheritance tax in the stiite will reach a. million and half. James Chantler. injured in a run. away while driving a team of horses to favistock fair for exhibition pur- poses, died in Woodstock hospital. John H. Eagle, a member of the well known family who for years con- ducted the Eagle house at Weston Such an imlustrv shouiu oe en- on IIIU.CUL age. bucu an i.mu Montreal, has heea appointed to the couraged: it is necessary tor the of Directors tne c_ p. R. per development of one of our great resources. In our judgment the site chosen is not the proper location. It already has the opposition of nearby pro- perty holders. It is too close to the question immediately arises pertj. holders, it is 100 uiuae iu the operations of Uie submarines have busines3 anli residental centres of the _K-_I_J Tilnnt-irin nnri tllllfi violat- -n-irVi lOPiltlOll not effected a hlockade and thus vlolat efforts on the Somme is recorded. The German war office claims the defeat of the Ruma- nians in Transylvania. ed TJ. S. neutrality. Success of British COMMENDATION FROM CONSERVATIVE PAPER The -wild land tax of the Alberta government has been more or less freely criticized by the opponents of tie government, as -well as by specu- lators in farm lands. The tax was intended to reach the speculator. The farmer is not affected and he com- mends tie act because it forces va- cant land into cultivation. Since the opponents of the Alberta government are the most persistent critics of the measure, it might be well to convey lo them an opinion expressed in a recent issue of the Toronto News, 'a pronounced Conservative newspaper, and a frequent critic of .the Alberta government. It says: The Grain Growers' Guide urges thai a surtax shonld he laid on vacant lane In Manitoha as is done in Alberta and Saskatchewan. This form of taxation not only increases the public revenue but forces landholders, absentee or otherwise, to have their holdings cul- tivated. Land-holding companies be- come more active, immigration agents and .resident holders of unused land find it necessary to secure tenants or lann the land themselves. It would be unwise to estahlish a system of land taxation that would discourage immigration, but the justice of taxing -vacant land tor ''school, municipal and provincial purposes cannot be ques- tioned and the system could be applied in the older as well as the newer pro city, compared with tie location o such plants in other Canadian cities. Then again if it is an industry that will expand, the property it is acquir- ing does not warrant expansion. Ad- jacent property is held at high figures, too high wo think to tempt an indus- try to invest in much of it in order its expand. It must also be remem- bered tiat this particular plant is not likely to be the only one established here. Other concerns will approach the city and ask for locations, and un- Rev. J. Stephen, of Avenue Road Kingston. Former Mayor Schmalz, of Kitchen- er, was fined 51 and costs for turn- ing out the hall lights at a women's meeting. At Port Arthur, .7. McDevitt, of the Brunswick hotel, and an Italian store- keeper, were each fined J200 and costs for selling liquor. J. F. Bender, Jr., while driving from j., Palmerston to his home In Wallace ployers are heartily cp. was thrmvll from his rig with tho local .militia horse unmanageable, encouraging recruiting. was Lt. John A. Harper, who was with the Bank of Montreal, New Westmins- ter, B. C., at the time of enlistment, Sir Vincent Meredith, of the I been His par- Jsabel'.s F.OUSESEU is the ivlont- Hospital seriously burn ed as a result of a fire In the boot and shoe factory of Narcisse Gagnon. David Gillies, for the past sixty years a resident of St Catharines, is dead aged 72. He was born in Gait and was known all over Canada as a breeder and trainer of race horses. Kitchener is to have a new hospita in the near future, which will be known as the St. Mary's hospital, i _ was announced by Hev. A. J. Fischer The government intends Jo make it pastor of St Mary's Komsn Catholic "THE WEAHY" illegal to offer to sell "influence" in church, connection with Government con tracts. the citv and asK tor locauuus, an" iettujo m less'a'proper policy is adopted now, Transmission. Co. C. W. Hoodie, of Hamilton, settled his million-dollar action against di- rectors of the Dominion Power i will have abattoirs in different sections of the city. We think the city council should thoroughly inquire into the policy adopted in other cities in dealing with this problem. After having secured this information the action taken should he with a view to the future development of this industry. If the abattoirs are to he privately conduct- ed, it would he wise to plan to have them in the same district and where there would be room for expansion. Of course the desirable plan would be a municipal abattoir, hut this is out of tie question under present con- ditions. The commissioners should ocate the abattoir where it can he served with -water, sewage and track- age, where it can expand and where other plants can also find accommo- dation, -keeping in mind always that tie location should be as distant from the residential district as possible. Major Petermann, who had won the Military Cross, was killed in action. His father is Jacob Peterinaun, Au- rora, Ont. Edward 'Murray Wrong, a graduate of the University of Toronto in 1911 and a son of Prof. G. M. Wrong, has been appointed Vice-Principal of th School ot Technology, Manchester England. v Hon. Senator Harry Corby has writ ten Mayor KetcheSbn, of Belleville, ex pressing his desire to contribute ?10. ssng per week to the Patriotic Fund suit Red Cross work as long as the wa J. 3. Hill's Minnesota estate amount- lasts. NEED OF A WELL DEVELOPED POLICY There is no question that encourage The snowstorm delayed but it didn't bring down the price of wheat. That is one consolation to the fanner. Henry Ford is going to' support Wil- son for TJ. S. president. If all the ment should be given to the establish- E0n. ment of a modem abattoir in Leth.-' bridge. It is so closely related to au in- dustry of large proportions in Southern Alberta that it Is necessary for the suc- CPSI of that industry that there should be a large, well equipped abattoir here last now there is a movement on foot to locate an abattoir in the city. Many citizens view this project as a slaughter house rather than an abattoir. No matter the word, they fear that, either a slaughter house or mn abattoir, in a well settled section of the city will he a nuisance and will depreciate the value of property. On the other .hand the promoters claim that the abattoir will be void of in. will be just as ac- ceptable to the community round- about as a greenhouse. As long as this difference of opinion exists there will be dissatisfaction and protest. Ab- attoirs In Canadian cities, at any rate, sre usually If not wholly, located ia. cer- tain areas apart from valuable resi- dential property, and in fact a con- siderable distance from the heart of fi city. The old time slaughter house s Fords follow suit it is easy for Wil- Dispatches talk of two dollar wheat. So do the Germans talk of victory. The farmers don't want to count too much on such a big advance. The kaiser evidently wants to be a factor in the U. S. election. He is starting a submarine campaign again in Bight of Uncle Sam's shores, with the idea of diverting Wilson from campaigning to note writing. Hughes enjoy that. is very rarely allowed limits. in the local, case present Now in me local before the city council it is proposed m0st nefarious man to erect an abattoir .within a.block two blocks ot .very- valuable pro What will Sir Sam Hughes do when he returns and finds that J. Wesley! Allison is no longer an Hon. Col.? The Toronto Telegram thinks Sir Sam will 'probably promote J. Wesley to the rank ot Hon. Gen. 'The rolce Sir Deo. Footer heard at ia the voice of the west. Will he heed it? Not likely, because Sir Oeorge is glued to protection .and would hardlyr abandon it. especially since he represents Toronto and is moving ip the Toronto atmosphere within .city most the time. says Sir Wilfrid is "the this province (Qtfebec) has ever had." The Toron- to News says "a vote for Laurier i perty. Naturally, property holders vote for Bourassa." Again the Tories protest... They fear, and rightly so, ,na Nationalists are in alliance. It is their propfity'irtll suffer' darnaje, a case ae usual of anything to heat He pronyrtera will kaarUr. i Now in Good Health Through Use of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Say it is Household Necessity. Doctor Called it a Miracle._________ All women ought to know the wonderful effects of taking Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound even on those who seem hopelessly ill. Here are three actual cases: I Harrisburg, When I was single I suf- fered a great deal from female weakness because my work compelled me to stand all day. 1 topic Lydia E Pinkham's Vegetable Compound for that and was made stronger by its use. After 1 was married I took the Compound again fora female trouble and after th'ree months I passed what the doctor called a growth. He said it was a miracle that it came away as one generally goes tinder the knife to have them removed. I never want to be without your Compound in the KNOBL, 164S Fulton St., Harrisburg, Perm. Hardly Able to Move. Albert Lea. about a year I had sharp pass across my back and hips and was hardly able to move around the nonse. My head would" ache and I was dizzy and had no appetite. Alter taking Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and Liver Pills, I am feeling stronger than for years. I have a little boy eight months old and am doing my work all alone. I would not DC without TOUT remedies in the house as there are none like If. K. YOST, 611 Water St., Albert Lea, Minn. Three Doctors Gave Her Up. Pittsburg, medicine has helped! me wonderfully. When I was a girl 18 years old I was always sickly and; delicate and suffered irom irregularities.' Three doctors gave me up and said, I would go into consumption. I took Lydia t. Pinkham'S Vegetable Compound and with the third bottle began to feel better, I soon became regular and I got strong and shortly after I was married.. Now I have two nice stout healthy children and am ...........and German gunners were found chained to their Item. "It is not only German'gunners vho are chained to the Chronicle. _________' IIS SIDE OF 5E Winnipeg, Man.. Oct. 10. Grant Jail, vice-president and general man-; ager of the O.P.R., on .being asked this morning it he had anything to say in connection with tho report which ap- peared in yesterday's newspapers as .o the differences of .opinion between Jie conductors and trainmen and the company on its western lines, spoke is follows: "I am loath at this stage >f'the proceedings to make a state- ment of any kind, lest it should be misunderstood, "nut under the tryins conditions existing at the present, It would seem to me that the public should be !n possession of further facts than those which have so far ap- peared in the press. "In the first place, I would like to i-efer to the statement issued at Cal- gary to the effect that the men want- ed a schedule equivalent to, that ob taining on roads on the other side of the international boundary. This is a mis-statement. Tho a.s I under- stand it, do not wsBt.-the schedules prevailing south of the line. During the negotiations they were offered the schedule applying, on the Northern Pacific or any other railway south of the line, in northwestern territory and promptly rejected it on the grounds that'the present .Canadian Pacific was superior from their standpoint. "in 1913, the conductors and tram- men employed on the western lines of the Canadian Pacific railway gave no- tice of their desire for certain Chang- 13'in the rules of service for the pur ose of obtaining 'indirectly a large ncrease in compensation. They en- ered on negotiations with the coin lariy, hut settlement was not reached and a hoard of conciliation was form d in April, composed of Judge Ounn, hairman- David Campbell, represent- ng the men, and Isaac Pitblado, rep esenting the company. In July 1914, he majority of the board brought down an award, which parried with It certain concessions to me men and the company accepted it un- der protest and agreed to put into ef- fect. The representatives of the. men, lowever, declined to accept this award I mil in Aug. 1914, wrote to the minis- ter of labor, the Hon. Mr. Crothers, reviewing the whole matter and slat- ng In; part as follows: Statement of Men "Having, regard, however, to the facts in connection witli the recent war developments ia which the Brit- ish Empire is so deeply interested and involved It has been decided lihat those matters will he left in abeyance for a shorter or longer .period, before being submitted to men on the line. "This action Is taken with feeling of the most absolute loyalty and re- gard for our Canadian anl British In- terests In the struggles now being waged in Europe and because we feel that no personal contentions can be for a moment pressed forward to such an extent as to possibly embar- rass under certain contingencies the interests referred to. "They added that they would regard it as an unfriendly act If the company applied the award of tho board of con- ciliation, and did not leave tne pres- ent Khtdnlt In nffecl. In tne time and In of this attitude the company acceded to their wishes. "There was nothing further In re- gard to this matter until a few weeks ago, when the general committee, rep- resenting the conductors, trainmen and yardmen over the whole system of the C. P. H. assembled In Winnipeg, asked for an interview. They inti- mated to the representatives of the company at that meeting that they lad finally decided to reject the award brought down by the majority of the board of conciliation and asked-that the company agree to the original de- mands, on which "the hoard of concili- ation had passed, 'intimating that as they could not see their way clear to make any change In tills presentation they considered that the matter stood exactly as it was when negotiations were suspended in August, 1914, .and that they did not consider it neces- sary to submit the matter, to a further board of conciliation before taking whatever action they thought advls- able'to enforce their demands. "While I thought such action on the part of the men very drastic, having in view the state of war existing and the fact that we are handling a very great quantity of munitions, etc., for Great Britain and her allies, In add! tio3, of course, to the movement of troops and further on account of thei fact that our relations with the men bave always been most amicable, 1 considered it necessary that we should ivold, If possible, anything approacu- ng a disturbance of transportation, at the present time, and accordingly i suggestion was made to put Into ef- fect not only the concessions awarded jy the board of conciliation In 1814. jut also a further 'concession, which would have involved a very'heavy ad- ditional annual expenditure for wages, [could not, .however'see my way clear to agree to two or items which 'Hi. my opinion would have Invol- ved the acceptance, by us'of a false basis for computing compensation in train services. I'ln spite of the very..considerable concessions.which were offered to the men their representatives resolved to follow the course which has been fully outlined In the press. The representa- tives In fact ask for a further man- date from the men 'before proceeding with further negotiations. Mr. Hall, on being asked whether in view, ot the men's protest tothe minister of labor in 1914, they had now notified Mr. Croth- ers. that they had to-go on with the matter, where Ifwas left'off, stated he could not answersthat (raei- tlon, as he had no information iu re- gard to it." Tho congregation of Presbjr. terian church, Elora, carried by large majority a resolution recording determination to M cott, gregation ot the PresbyterUn -.6 and not to consent; to union. Corns Not This Not Tills Harsh 8ie not lot This Mcreprotectioi docei't cure. Let Us Convince You Let us prove to you tonight that eveiy corn is Get Blue-jay at your drug store. Apply it in a jiffy. The pain will stop forever. And in 48 hours there will be no corn. That is due to a chemiat wno'has studied corns for 23 years. He has found a gentle, certain way to end them. No soreness, no inconvenience. Blue-Jay is a wai set in protecting plaster. Millions of people never have corns, sin-ply because they know Blue-jay. They stop them as soop Vf Wey start. But substitutes won't do that. Blue-jay 15c and 25c at DmggisU BAUER <8, BLACK, Chicago and Mew York Hnhcre of Surgical Dresslnes, etc. .OF CANADA Keep the Family Savings In a Joint Account In the names of two or more .______ Husband and Wife, Brother and-Sister, or Father and Son. It 13 an all-round convenience, as either cm deposit or withdraw money, and in case of death the balance goes to the survivor without any formalities, an immediate source of ready money. Lethbridge Branch Qnsty Lake Branch -6. R. Tinning, JJanagW ;