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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. OCTOBER 2C,. TOI.? PAGE THRES to THAT SON-IN-LAW OF PA'S By Well pH DOC'SA>ri>, IP tOU DRINK 5|X.m)AR^'bTiit5?A' \ri-6)n QUARTrS ARE ^ONH? f mmm^-m----' in \m-B Hlt^tloCKEDINTHeRfe.THeSSE-AINT NO V/A^ FDR HIM V rovelatioiis of any eminent mind, "�|"\vo hundred and thirtytVuir in one year, one, mouth and six days." said the secretary. ".And add two mouths ably (�iil)ation. Some o.' these have been (Irowtied; some have been shot while in the water struggling to save the lives nf others. Many have been carried off to Cjerniany and compelled to lahor as .slaves on the forlifioations and in the munition plants. .Ml this, of course, has been in absolute violation of international law. Castle the secretary of :-p),,. ||;,j,,q t,.ealies and solemn agree-.Merchant Seamen',-; 1-ea-| nmeh as it has been in vio- lation of ali lite dictates of liumaiiity and decency. 'I"!ie uilies! Keep a tiny, bottle on the ire.i.ser and never let a corn or callus �ch(j twice,-Advcrlisoineut sunken steamships have been run down by submarines or shot to pieces with rifle fire. These things have gone into the records of that book-every one of them. Day after day the account has mounted; for every murder so-many days, for every ship sunk so many, with double count for hospital ships, because they sail upon errands of mercy that all men who are not Germans respect and protect. The league has solemnly pledged itself and sworn that, no matter what governments may promise or Cabinets may do, the long ,blood-dripping score shall be paid in this way before there will be any trade with Germany. Into every agreement, into all the .shipping articles to be signed by British seamen, there will have to be a clause exempting the crew from taking the ship into any German port. No seaman of the league will sail with Germans, handle any German goods or recognize Germany as a civilized nation until the account is squared-the account that grows with each new German crime. One thing that prevents statesmanship here from taking a blithesome view of this prospect is the fact that the league evidently means what it says, and the British Seamen's Union of which it really is a part, has already proved its great power, stubborn will .and disnuieting readiness to butt in upon the sacred precincts of eminence. Seamen's Union Has Shown Its Power Again and again governments have been willing to allow very well known men, classed as pacifists, to go to Stockholm conferences or to go to America on lecturing tours. The ships on which they haye embarked have never left the docks, because the", members of the Seamen's Union refused'to work on any ship that carried such men. Governments proposed, but the union disposed, and the word of the union stood. If therefore, the union holds fast when the war is over there is no question that It c^n" have its own way about some things, no matter who shall attempt to say it nay. Germany (if we leave a Germany) will, of course, insist upon full commercial freedom, equal trading rights and no discriminations. Suppose the peace conference agrees to these demands or any of thorn. The Seamen's League can knock the peace conference's agreement through the ropes 'with one punch.v Because in free countries there is no possible way to make men work whan thay don't want to work. It can be done in Germany, but not among the democracies. U the sailors refuse to sail on ships to Germany the ships s'tay right where thoy arc-lied up to the piers. Seaman Say Traffic Will Not Move Also suppose that under siioii coiuiKions an attempt slioum be ' ting a property owner in arrears to pay his back taxes in installments the government will support the amendment. In that case an amendment will be prepared. Mayor Hardie is confident that with the charge of 20 per cent, with four years to pay the balance, or even 10 percent., with nine years to pay the balance, enough back taxes wdurtd easily be collected to pay the interest on the sinking fund and to relieve the situation generally. Mayor Hardie is of the opinion that in non-manfacturing towns the assessment should not average more than $1,000 per capita, and tlie mill rate should not e.xceed 16 mills on the dollar. Anything beyond this he says cannot be paid by the ordinary property; owner. The amount above this he would raise by an increased chargR on water or light, or by imposing a rent., tax. The rent tax is calculated to catch that portion of the population who do not pay any other form of taxation, and do not pay sufficient rent to cov er the taxes and interest on the land lord's investment. > Speaking on the report that he favored a business manager for Leth bridge. Mayor Hardie wanted it under stood that he was just pleading for a little more authority for the mayor who was expected to finance the city and had no more authority tliaii the other commissioners, so he could not control their expenditure. He had no criticism to offer to Calgary's alder manic-commissioner form of govern ment except to say that there must be a great deal of timo lost in talk with such a large number of aldermen. He would out the number down. DEATH OF ONTARIO M. P. P. Medicine Hat, Oct. 25.-Mr. Jessop Nott received word last night of the death of his uncle, Dr. Elisha Jessop, M.L.A., of St. Catherines, Ont. Dr. Jessop who for twenty-five years has been the representative for Lincoln, is well and favorably known in tho east. Dr. Harold Barker, son of Rev. W. R. Barker, Toronto, died at Sharbot Lake, Ont. Ringworm-Scalp Sores Tf you want speedy help try the D.D.D. Prescription. So easy to apply, not greasy or messy. It washes into the Bcnip and the relief' is instant. Try it today on our guarantee.-J. D. Higinbolham & Co., Ltd., druggists. -Advertisement. Numbers i, 5, 6. 7, .S, �, ,13, .37, 38, fiG, 07, 6S, 97. Also for the* confirmation of the Returns of Unpaid Tax'es m^de under tlio provisions of Section 11 of the Educational Tax Act, covering the following Territorial Units, viz:- Numbers 4, 5, G, .7, ,S, 9, 35, 37, 38, 6G, G7, 08, 97. Also for the confirmation of the Returns of Unpaid Taxes made under the provisions of Section 19 of the School Assessment Ordinance by tho Secretarj'-Treasurers of tho following School Districts, viz: - Numbers 510, 584, 078, 1145, 1524, 1549, 1574, 1794, 1838, 1S79, 1975, 2000, 2016, 2099, 21.^2, 3153, 2170, 2183, 2198, 2202, 2224, 'J295, 2299, 2378, 2399, 2431, 2439, 2447, 245C, 2459, 2510, 2540, 25S9, 2597, 2634, 2721, 2747, 27,S6. 3042, 304y, 3198, 3227, 3996, 3275, 3327, 3329, as shown on official map prepared by the Depaiciiient of .Municipal Affairs. Also tor tho confirmation of tlie Returns of Unpaid Taxes made under the provisions of Section oO of the "Wild Lands Tax Act, covering tlie following Territorial Units, viz: - Numbers 4, 5, G, 7, S, 9, 35, 37, 3S, 66, 67, 08, 97. Dated at Edmonton Aug. 24, 1918. J. H. LAiMB, Acting Deputy Minister, Department of Municipal Aifaira. Ad B WHAT HAVE YOU TO TRADE?- What do you want to buy or sell?- Patterson, .VIcKinnoii and Bell, Phone 1804, Union' Bank Chambers, jjeth-bridge, are instructed to offer for trade a fine Chalmers /Vutomobile. si.x. cylinder, and a 30x6i.i gas tractor with S stubble plows and breaking attachment; both above in good order; win trade for cattle, sheep, good horses or clear title house. 2G8-1 OSPIIA NOTICE TO RATEPAYERS DRAYING Of All Kinds WesternTransferCo. I>ljniS�d ��� district. OF halt CHAS. T. COUSINS SKIFF, ALTA. Tractor Repairs We specialize Jn reboring gas tractor cylinders, and fitting ovorsizo pistons and rings. We have In stock at present oversize pistons for all popular makes of gas tractors. Ford Engines Rebored NIVEN BROS, 216 1st Ave. S, Phono 1732 Freel & Elliott Sheet Metal Works Winter will soon be here ami bring with it the cold weather. Have your furnaces overhaul' ed by ua. Expert work. / Hot air furnace work a specialty. Phone 1713 330 Sixth St. S. Lethbrldge, Alta. S7000 1500 . 600 4000 350 1500 350 400 7436 SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIGHT CALLS, LETHnRIDGE HOTEL, PHONE 1324 COUfJTRY TRIPS CLCSED CAR DAY PHONE 1142 RES, PHONE 428 BOULTON'S TAXI Closed and Heated Car City and Country Trips Office Phone ............ 120G RESIDENCE Phone ..... 1098 ?23,23G Revenue Estimated fees from patients.. $2(J00 Government grant ........... 500 Operating room fees ......... 200 From taxation ............... 22,536 THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contracting ot all kinds. Agents tor the World Famous Deico Light Country wiring a specialty. 618 4th Avenua Box 3M Phone 735 ?25,23G (Divided as follows) Part Rural Municipal District ot McLean ................ 5309G Rural Municipal District of Eureka .................... 9531 Local Improvement District No. 6G .................... 7688 Village of Grassy Lake ...... 461 Town of Taber ............. 1760 $22,536 Ad O The safe way to send money by moll is by Dominion Espre.ss Money Order. L. A. H. ROOSA Draying and Baggage Transfer We Meet All Trains, Day and Night. See Us at the Depot, or Phone 1869 ' - Res. 922 2nd Ave. S. Please nphFy,. SecV Veterans' Cluh Phone 372 CANADA FOOD BOAfvD LICENSE NUMBER 2-0.'8 AUCTIONEER Long experience In stock and farm macblcery. Sales cuaduot-ed ia any part ot Alberta. P.IAVAUEY r COALOALE, ALBERTA For Datea and Ratis Call Tha Dowsley Land AgeneV, bridge. Phone 1809 Lativ 91?348 ;