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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1917 TUB LETI.BRIOGE HERALD PAGE FIVE Iteglaa, SnEk.. Oct. the claim set forth liy tlio railway com-1 lianles thai the tDcreane la all rail freight rates Is Juulflled because require money to meet higher operating expenses, Loulil not LD maintained us this was already pro- vided [or lhrough the general ID- rreasa of la iier ceul [a both freight kiiJ passenger traffle applied for some tlmo ago, was oae ot the prliv elpal urgudicals i-reaenled by representative ot Iho local board.gf trade before llio meeting ot the rail- Way commission el the city hall (his juorntng. It w-.s out thai when Hie boards of trad a withdrew' tlivlr objection ito the proposed ID- crcaso tu Iho lake end rail freight rates It had Uccu' with Ilie under- standing dial the said Increase would ellect rail QtiJ lake rates only aud would cot lo taken advantage of by the railway companies Lo Increase llio rail rales. The companies U was staled Iiad not Justified Iholr application for an all rail JMcrcase. Tho numerous applications for In- creases inn do by Ihe railway com- panies were leaving Hie people, la s very unBelllcd condition. Western Canada, UH was staled IVBG already carrying too Inrgc u proportion ot the railway burden of the dominion. It admitted ItiiU the rates Iho veal might bo a pcrcentaco per mile higher til a a lu the east, but tlio lino nhoulj be draw a In order to relieve the west from Ihe burden It Is Iwlug called, upon to carry from heavy freight rates. The railway companies hod not any satisfactory evldouco la support of their application for a general Increase In freight rates from eut to wtil. C. P. R. APPLES FOR Crude Attempt at Perjury One of Them to Save the Other COLD LAST NIGHT. Calgary, Oct. night was tho coldest of the season In Alberta so far. v There were 17 degrees of v frost at Calgary. H.degrees at v Lelhbrldge and 21 degrees at J Joy dm luster 011 Iho Saskat- v chewau border. It la warmer today And Iho heavy snow fall of Tuesday (9 rapfJIy mellfag. v ap- lillcatlon his been uiade by tbe Can- Pacific nilU'Ar for a board of concllaltioQ to arbllrtU Ibelr dispute with coiiductora >ud trainmen of NveatQrn Hnej. I This InroroiaUon waa secured to- i i day Iron) officials of tba tralnmens' brotherhood wuo have received uotl- flcatlon o! the officials 1'iove R. ceaeral chalrnun, stated Hiat no reply has been received from tho department of labor lo their applica- tion lor a board of conciliation, al- though an early communication la cipected. Although neither tide will make a definite statement It li believed that i the dispute centers about -working conditions, rather than wages. hi e of nrlttst. officials seeking to I A l'r- iw slam" oul a "volution aealnsl British tail drhc-r. ?39 at Iho [n ]nGIa had becn ac. LISTINGS WANTED WE.HAVE CLIENTS FOB IM- PROVED FARMS. CAN HAND LE ANYTHING FROM A HALF SECTION FAHM TO SEVERAL THOUSAND ACRES. f- Room Alberta Block Phone'503 Vancouver, Oct. IS.-rA. mess meet- ing ot the employees of the Cough- Ian Ship YDrils, who arc on strike Is ficlJ this aKernoon and there arc good liopci. thai as the result the men will return to ivork.. If work Ig rcsmiicil now, U will bo "on the baala IhaL men receive the wages jialJ under acNlement of Iho shipyards slriko In Seattle, penaing nn Jnvcstlgallon ol the wage situation In local yards. A. Winter, one of tbc hold-ups who ked Cbas. of Urlou for J700 early Monday morulng, was eent up this morutiig by EKon [or IS inonlhs' hard labor at Hie provincial j Jail on a cbufgo ol aleallng tho mou-! ey. t Conrad Huft was nlso found guilty j and sen! up for IS monllis on a charge of forging cliequea for Leaner, Lho line, Jonca, allas.O'CrlCQ, was remanded jiciujfug- decision on tbe pan of Hie prosecution as lo wether he Blioufil lie proceeded against.' The evidence tLowed that, white Tie was travelling with Uic other two, he was not present fit the robbery nor when tlio forgery was being comnrfflctl. U Is possible thai a charge of beating his board bill ot Ifao Dallas liolel win be preferred j against Mm. I Thfc evidence of Ellison, who admit-! ted he had been drunk, Lenucr, the driver, and Sergt. Bowker waa all thai- was necessary to convict Winter of, tho Lhelt. Winter had admlllcd IL pro- i vlously lo (he police eaylng 111 a I II he didn't get (t from Ellison someone else would. When Huff was arraigned AVinler proy-uued Lo shield the box, admitting the theft anil swearing Chicago, Oct. mur- cordlng to lesllmotiy today c[ Suk- unar Cbatlerl, a EovernmenL witness In ILa trial ot Gustav H, Jzcobsen snd Ilirec alleged charged with alLcnipllng to [omcnt tbc rev- olution. The men arc being trkO be faro federal Judge Land Is. 10 SID M ON DEAIH HJUXE W Calcary. Oct. Morti- mer of Alldnapore, owner of the run- away horse which Jumped Into a moving automobile and killed Mrs. 'opa of last week, was com- mitted lor lilcl la the poHco court his in OT nine on a charge of criminal negligence. The charge or man- slaughter on which Mortimer had c held since the larjuesl was ivllb- drawu. Kvldcoce given at ihe yre- llmlaary hearing this morning was Elmllar to llmt al the Inquest, t DR. PUGSLEY ILL St. John. X H.. Oct. Wil- liam Pugsley Is confjued lo Ills home. ATI abscess having developed under oue arm. Tbe Great Body Builder HOLD UP. Dyersburg, Tcnn., Oct. pass- enger train on the Chicago. Memphis and Cult Railroad was held up by robbers about teu miles north of this clly. Reports rcarblng here say the oiprcsa car safe was dynamited and a large euni of money taken by the bandits. INDICT MILK DEALERS. Chicago, Oct. H. Potter, of Elgin, III., chairman of the Milk Prod-jeers Aisodatlors and four other cfflclalj were In- dicted today on charges of con- spiracy to fix the price of milk. Bonds were fixed a; each. CANCEL REQUEST. Washington, Oct. lice tbc fuel administration's recent tlon In withdrawing Its embargo on coat exports to Canada through lake ports, the war trade board formally has cancelled its request ol Individ- ual licenses for such ehlpmeote.- Winnipeg. Oct. Ottawa correspondent a' the Winnipeg Tele- gram Sir George Foster, mln-. Isler of irado and commerce as Bay- lug today: REFORM BILL FOR V PttUSSIA DELAYED WE SAVE YOU MONEY! OHTWEARING FOR YOURSELF FAMILY WILSON NORTH LETHBRIDGE. TKe" Stein'way Piano' 'Is recognized as the. World's BEST. The NordhclmcV is as socialed with the SteimV-ay m Canada and must compare-fav- 'orably to hrtldithls latiDn- We arc the direct for both of famous planoi. Come and see us. f Assiniboia IMusic Co., "Everythlnfl MutlcaY' 315 S, Lethbridge Copenhfigen, OcL Prussian diet reassembled yeslerdaj-.to be'met by Lho neM's that tho franchise reform bill which the emperor, ordered aub- nilttciJ In time so Ihfll Ihe new elec- tions could-be held under the system, probably would-upL be ready before December.' At beat onlj- the formal flrel reading U Christ- mas nud there Is llllle chance that Hie dehales can be concluded before Ihe terms oF the present member a of tlie dfct expire. LEAVES FOR FRONT Nanalmo, U.C., Com- LTjander-'Itay. (Jolllahaw, the epiplre's second grbatest 'avr'atbr, Oate has.brought tloivn" 37 enemy ma- chines, leaves Nanairoo this morning for France afler three mouths' lur- lough At home in Nanalmo.-Command- er CoUfsbaw Is a. natire ion.of Nanal- mo. i RESIGNED. -VictoTla, n. C., OcL four arid a hair rears In the employ of the department .of agriculture, H. E. Walker, district agriculturist for the Prince George has TOElgnert Irom tho serrlce of the proyJncJal Kovcrnmenl. to Klllarncy. JMan. Nights, Starting Monday, Oct. 22 "There should be no uncertainty on Eery was fslr, but Huff, writing the Hufl staled that he had registered for service In Iho U. S. array at Conrad. Mont., two months ago, but that he :iau not been called as ycL FORTY PEOPLE i: THIBTY" W3NG HITS BEAUTIFUL COSTUMES, WONDERFUL BCENKRY Prices 50c, 75c, and On FRfDAV AND SATURDAY PATHE PRESENTS POPULAR FLORENCE LABADIE V IN LOVE WAS- BLTND" LAST TIMES TONIGHT JHBE L. LASKY PR-lSITfTS FANNIE WARD IN STRANGE 'olNs" NAVY" Om (From Our- Onn Carresaondcnl) Foremost, Oct. choir of Ihe Methodist church here have he en Giving a; scries of concerts at differ- out points. Performances have al- ready come ofl at Suualta, Burling- ton, Nemlscam and Bow Island. Great success has attended the 'efforts of the choir all these places. On the occasion of her departure lor Winnipeg, the choir members paid tribute lo Miss McWhlnney's ef- forts on bcliair of good music In fore- most, by presenting'her. with a hand-1 Bonio leather travelling bag.! The presentation lya's mado a( the home of Mrs, Eley. Key. Mr. Wlnfleld read an address, to the.guest of the even-: lug.' Mr, Bob GUlis then mado the presentation'accompanying It with a flow ol nicely timed plirasea, Mlsa .McWhlnn'cy, frCm' whom' tho whole affair had been kept secret, was com- pletely taken by surprise, but the native wit of the "Macs11 came lo her nld. In well chosen words, ehe con- vinced the nitrabers of how highly she appreciated tho spirit of good- fellowship shown by Ihein. Both Mr. and Mrs. Eley ..did every- thing possible lo make the evening on enjoyable one." need io'sa'y It. .but Mrs. Eley.'s "at homes" are always enjoyable'affairs. Mrs. II. H. Pnrkcr was in town last week. She remained a few days. Mis. Fred Phillips rclorncil from Edmonton last She was ac- companied by her sister, who Is slay- lug. here oh a visit. Mr. F. Elford, Bpoko In the Methodist church Sunday evening on missions from a layman's point of VlftK. Mr. Etforil slated that we are all accountable for neglected duties, and obligations. That excuses can- not and will not he.ncceptcd In lieu of llio duty performed. Tho speaker Went on tp'aa'y IhaU men of ability had heard tha call lo a Iffo of ser- vice. In the ministry and thereby sac- rificed a prominent place In Ihe Trorld of material renown' and suc- cesses. Arc we as Inymen nnd whom these men serve ready to niahc an pay the cost of our.own religious services. That It was time that fair tnd prrfiucr- ous province should aot look Lo tho eastern provinces lo tpay our pastors. Mr. Rlford slated furlher thai husl- _tan melhodB should be .applied to church that of fln- That. RS Ihe employer en- gages'his employee and at the.enn of staled lime Is prepared to pay him so should the .church; and not hare the pastor employing half of his time befplng for his living, but doing the work he WBE engaged lo do. That the principle ot hearing Involves the obligation of giving and that.regul- arly. The speaker concluded b? ash- ing Ihe quesllnn, "Does, It pay (o YM. First, because II h the law of prosperity; second, because it answers Ihe question, "Am 1 my hrolhcr'B thirdly, because It lakes care of nnd provides for tho spiritual life of the young.' Ottawa, Oct. Clllien to- day has the following: "The general election eampafea is og. The eorernor general Is eipect- ed. home from Halifax tomorrow to append his signature.to the order-In- council authorizing the issue of writs. "While the exact dale will be fJJlcd in at the last minute there is every reason to expect that yesterday's forecast will prove correct. Polling- on December the-..date favored, unless there Is some minute obstacle would euable the thrill of the elec- toral campaign lo-be over before the festlvltic'a anil Ihe commercial activ- ity of Christmas. Because of the soldiers' vote. It will bu a few weeks Inter before the tlnal results arc known. LIBERALS WHO OPPOSE GOVT, ORGANIZING Winnipeg, OcL a mcellus of Liberals who are opposed to the union government, and who are In favor of following ,the leadership ot Sir Wilfrid Laurler, a. provincial as- sociation, organized. Alex Dun- lop, editor of the' Necpawa Press, .was elected president of Lhls associa- with John A.-Knotl, of Wlnnl- peg, as vice president The secrclary is J. Donovan, of Winnipeg, and the treasurer Is N. T. McMillan of Winnipeg. TRY TO DEFEAT LOAN Washington, ngcnts In the United State3, according ,o reports lo the treasury department, iivo directed their, energies to de- feat the Liberty MARSHAL SINCLAIR DEAD. 'New Westminster, D. C., Oct. IS.-r M fir shall. SlnclalrT for. six years end- ing 1904 an alderman In this city, and connected promlhenlly for years with civic bodies, Davlrl llenderaon, ot VIclorlaj was crushed lo death when attempting lo drive under a law door, while driving on a load of lumber, EMPRESC Jack Mulhall in "High Speed" BuMn-wai fl laundrtu who had tuddcnly money I "Thfi Homfl 1 through Pork to mtrry a title. twMn't flnlshlni A tchnot cduurtlen mint fwt to M Cmnon ipllttlnj comedy. Jumped In mi tiirrai the Iflck got girl, AIM 2-reel Comedy, WMhly. IEniny'l Fljrn Aifupbrtltil.of the SuccCMful Cohan Hjfrlj HH TRl AI 7 BIG I ArTTA Xll" Sittj, Children Adullj Me, Telegraphic Briefs TO AID-LOAN- Vancouyer, OcL 1R. Thfl Vancou- r mining ciclianRo members at meeting- today pIcdRed themselves lo renilcir wtifllefrcr uslslancc lhar could toward maklDE the rorLlicotnlng Vlclorr War Loan a aucccss. BOB FITI II ILL. Chicago, Oct. Robert Fllislm- rnons, the former hcivjTrelglil cliBni' plon, wna taken to a hospital here today 'seriously 111 with wrinl phy- Icltn? iKllere tbrcnteilB pneumonia. EXEMPTION FOR FIREMEN Montreal, Oct. firemen, ss well na policemen, In tills city wrio are eli- gible for rnhltarj' service will tome In the class asking (or exQoipHon, and Ihe board of control has decided thai Die city should make the Application as neither police nor flremen on be spired, i ALLIED CONFERENCE., Washington, Oct. de- paiches received here toduy an- noonct that the pirlUnecUr? 61 KngUnd, France md ILaly hate .taet Cltorl, preptni- lory lo tho Jater-parlfameD- farr conftrence In London hi Novem- ber. As rctTilt, ol meeting, three.BOb-cotnmltMaihave keen ninv cd (o report it Ihe upori Ihe problems of suppling iid coal and .the and lo djacass the wild IM clrnp'tl'gn bwi hi both In Ihe nortbw Cusfoin Tailoring: is your only as- surance of clothes satisfaction, It Is your guarantee of getting all wool fibrles, high quality correct ityle and absolute perfect fit. Play lafe. Buy good clothes smart, Individual re- fined In ihort buy Rldpath cusLoin tailored fall cult and oveicoats from up. T. C RIDPATH I Lcdibridgc, Alta. I Tailor to Men and 'Women 407 Fifth Street S. Phone 730 1. We have the experience and .ability. 2, the equipment. cm Ihe iervlw. 4, Our work fiai been awarded In open lo Canada. l. 6, We are pleating every Why It Pays You to Send Your Prititing to The Herald PHONE ALL THAT 18 NECEMARY, ;we.Do ;