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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MfW^iDAY OCTOBER 28. 1918 WILL BE GIVEN Mayor and Com. Meech Return From Capital-Aid to Tax Collection Aid Police In Enforcing Mask Order-'Flu Situation In the City. (Riiy m A'lrtory Bond) Willi assurances tliut lliii .imniHl- � moiila 1.0 l[\o ciRy cliiirtui' tliny : BouK'cit, would be passod al tlio noxt soKsioii 01' 11)0 logiBlatuve, Mayor liar. (Ho iiiid (joniraiasloner Moecli returned from Edmonton Saturday after-  noon. They also wero given iiormis-RlOM by the board of public ulilitles to isHU(! debentures coverlne tlie cost ot the filtration plant, which was paid for out of city surpluses. "The most sati-sfactory trip 1 ever ; had to the pnivliiciaf- Kovornment," ' said Mayor Tlardif'. "The mask order is being generally observedjn bodi Calgiii-y and Kdinnn-ton," said the mayor, "uiid it is being strictly enforced on tlie trains. I'lvery- ' body is wearing tliem. I wore four while I was away. The epidemic seems to be more serious in the uor-lliorn cities, may because tliey appear to be talcing it more seriously. Amendments to Charter The amendments to the city charter which the mayor and commis.sloDcr were seeking were relative to tax collection. Wboa these amendments are passed it will be possible, as il is now po.ssible in Calgary, tor the city to make the offer to tax payers to pay all their current taxes with a percentage of their arrears, in return for which the guarantee is made that their properties will not be taken into the next current tax sale. This il is believed, will be an inducement to people to pay up their current taxes. It is proposed by .Ifayor Uardle that Vi per cent, of the arrears be accepted. This means that the payment ot arrears will be spread over 10 years. It -is the payment of current taxes that is most urgent, as arrangements have been made, naturally, for the carrying of arrears. "I have all along advocated that city councils have not enough liome rule, in matters such as this," commented Mayor Hardie. "Why it sliould be ne-ccssary for us to run to a provincial government every time we need a regulation regarding the collection of taxes, 1 never could understand. The matter of tax collection should be regulated by bylaw according to the needs of each particular city. : > * '>  > GRADE VIII QUESTIONS : : ? : : : : : ? : ? History t. Describe the custom, habits and religion of the Early Brifons. 3. Give the effects of (a) The Roman Conquest (b) The Norman Conquest. :!. Give an account of the Crusades with cause, result and effects. 4. What were the provisions of the Magna Charta? S: What were the causes of the Hundred Years' War? Name some of the more important battles with the loader ot the English in each case. . 6. Sketch the retgn ot Edward r. 7. Give an account of the Peasants' Revolt. 5. What is meant by New Monarchy? Explain fully. / " - II. Describe the character and policv of Henry VII. 10, What was the Keformation? Describe its introduction into England and eiVG an account of its progress from the time of its inlroduction to the end of the Tudor period. By Tuesday morning every citizen appearing on the atteats must wear a gauze mask, or lake the penally. The city police issue the warning today that the provincial health board'.i older will bo strictly enforced tomorrow. Chief Hardy appeals for tbe cooperation of the citizens In currying out this order in order that there may bo as little unpleasantness as possible. � The situation in the city loday, while not particularly worse, is sori-oiiH enougli, and the public must lake every precaution if the epidemic i.>i to be checked. Several of the local doctors are under tho weather. Dr. Taylor, who as a epeclalist has not practiced generally for some years, is now giving his services, and Dr. Can-nliell, who has been in Now York, lias i)een wired to return at once. Nurses are liri'SHcii into service to do physicians' work In caring tor, the sick, an^ urgent appeals are going out tor more helpers. Tlie provincial board of hoallli has issued an order to the effect flu.t every place will be quarantined which does not report at once cases of influenza 'and deatlis therefrom. Tlie board of health has excepted Victory Loan executive meetings from tlie ban on public gatherings, in order that' the campaign shall be interfered with as little as possible. OBITUARY MRS, HENDRIE Mrs. Hendrie. motiiur of me. .las. Uendrie, former well known postof-fice employee, now ovcsrseas, died on Sunday after a U'.w days' serious illness, Mrs. llendrlo liad been in good health until a week ago, when she became ill while visiting her married daughter, ;Mrs. .Viitchell, al; Bow Jah and, Mrs. Hendrie liaB been ft resident of Lethbridge for' twelve years. She camo origin,;Ily from acg^laurt, HesJdes the members of the family already mentioned, she leaves a son, Alex, al Medicine lla(, and a ,daughter, Agnes, of this city. The defeased was GO years old and a devoted and faithful member of Wesley church. Hev. Mr. Cragg will conduct tlie funeral Irom llio family residence, Kil.'r Sth .\ve., lomorrow Hftcrnoon al 2 o'clock. / MRS. SOLBERG Tlic dealh of .'Mrs. Clara .SoIb(;rg. wile of Henry Solberg. of Tenth St.. south, occurred on Sunday, of Influenza. ' Deceased was aged years, and is-survived by her husband, but Diere is no family. The funeral will take place on Wednesday, Oct. ,i)tli. at 'J p.m.. from Fetlerly's parlor.s, iii-ternicm, in the public cemetery. LETHBRIDGE SOLDIER GILBERT POWELSON. The death of Gilbert i'owelson, whicli occurred in the city yesterday, renioves a prominent figure in the south country. Mr. Powel.son lived at Raymond, and had been engaged for years with the provincial dbpartment ot public works on road construction. His brothers, David and .lohir Powel-son, arc well known in southern Alberta. Mr. Powelson leaves a wife and two children. Mrs. Powelson is at present in the hosi)itai liero ill with influenza. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed. John A. Cameron of the Highlanders, Dies In England- Other Casualties. Word was received in the ' ity this morning of the deatii in England ot .lohn A. Cameron, formerly of the Leth-bridge 1-Ilghlanders, ot influenza. Cameron enlisted with the ICilties and was later transferred to the 16th Canadian Scottish. He was wounded al Vimy, and was afterwards placed on hospital (July in England. He leaves two sisters here, Mrs. I. V. Manchester, Sixth avenue south, and Mrs. 11. H. Wickett, Fourth avenue. Word was also received in the city by Arthur Descharnais, ot the wounding-ot his son, Emll Descharnais. He is suffering from gunshot wounds. The mailed lists report the following casualties: Missing-Pte. John Rutherford, enlisted Lethbridge, next of kin Scotland. . Wounded-Pte. William Mur-dock. Taber; Corp. Wm. Hartley, enlisted Lethbridge, next of kin Vancouver; Pte, Thos, Pelon, enlisted Lethbridge, next of ,lcin Detroit. Dangerously ill-Pte. Joseph Brown, taken on strength Lethbridge. next of kin Springs Hill, Cumberland, N.S. Further details regarding the death of Lieut. Thurher; ot Cardston, indicate that he died ot pneumonia, following influenza. NO STATEMENT OF PRICE Washington, Oct, :;t;.-November hog prices have been agreed upon here at conferences between food administrators and -represeuLtttives ot producers, commission men and packers. Market centres were not^ied today, but announce,ment of the prices hero ivas Withheld. HOW TO MAKE A MASK MRS. PATTERSON The death of .Mabel May Patterson, aged :i3.. took place at Diamond City Sunday. Deceased was the wife of Henry Patterson, and a daughter of Mr. McCartley, wlio fanns near the city. Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been made. THE LETHHUFE'vi,? ii � V P.VGE SEVEN BE CAREFUL ? Dr. Connor, whu ::j' : � 4. � r,^ "I'niit-a-tives-' are sold by all' dealers at f50c. a box, fi for $2.W, size 'i.')C.-or seut postpaid by Fruit-a-tives Limikfd, Ottawa. gary. $100,000; Edmonton. $100,000; .Medicine Hat, J.iO.OoD; Lotlibridge, $50,000; Vancouver, $100,000 and Victoria. $.-}0.000, VULCAN MAN A man named Rutledge, from Vulcan, was taken from .the C.P.R. depot on Saturday, believerf to be suffering from influenza. He was taken to Wesley hall, where he later died. It is now believed, however, that his death was from other causes tlian influenza. TURIN BOY The death look place loday at Turin of Mark Sorgard, aged IS years, beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Sorgard. Burial will take place at Iron Springs. Funeral arrangements are in charge of T. S. li-etterly. DEATH ERNEST ANSTEV The death took place in the city on October 27, ot Ernest Anstey, aged ;'.ri years. The funeral arrangements will be announced later. Will anyone who knows tiie late Mr. Anaiey or ihe whereabouts of his relatives, please phone MacKay and Bell, ARE THE GERMAN AGENTS RESPONSIBLE u-----------------z^-------- I I I I I I 41 7AH \ A: .-I \% L. J 'i'he accompanying diagrams show the make-up of & gauze mask, autf how they are worn. They ai'e made of ordinary cheese-cloth. �UM.MARY ........ ... .,.....................,........,...... / / (Vancouver Sun) It is generally agreed that the Victory Loan campaign is somewhat, handicapped by the order prohibiting public meetings in the city. Under these circumstances the power and ability of the Vancouver press to reach the public is tested. In The Sun yesterday there was published an interview witii Mr. W. H. Malkln, chairman ot the Victory Loan for 1918 in the province ot IBritish Columbia. This interview showed the spirit of cheer and victory that animates iho wdiole organization. It was a refreshing revelation ot hope and determination in spite of all local conditions. /*;}d many letters were le-ceived at the Victory Loan headquarters commenting lipon .Mr, Malkin'.s advice to the people wlio are looking (owards the great drive. One is published hero, written lo Mr. Malkin by Mr. Lund, who resides in Lethbridge, it brei.thes a spirit of optimism and confidence and courage. H^re is hia message : "Mr. W. H. Malkin. 'Chairman Victory Loan. "It is gratifying to observe your campaign announcement in the Vancouver Daily Sun, 1 wonder if you are aware ot tho benefit that will accrue to the people of the province- the general tone of your- announcement'.' It means dealh to 'Mr, Flu' and life to the people of this province -and the allied cause. Suppose we could say with authority that this 'flu' business was only a state of mind caused by the mental tension that the people are held in owing to the war, and that the mental disturbance has been traced and found beyond doubt to have been started by German-agents^soniewhere at some seaport in Europe, say Spain, foi- the purpose of spreading mental contagion among the allied arniieg and peoples and tliat this is an epidemic of fear, handed to us through the usual channels from which German propaganda is circulated. "How many Canadians do you suppose would have influenza if thoy knew the truth'? "Would they not immediately deny it-figlit it-get out of bed and repii-diate if? "God's great out-of-doors In Vancouver is pure. We are told somewhere 'Have no thought for the body it is the spirit that quickeneth!' "Fear is the bug-bear ot life. If wo knew the truth we would be tree to fight; to produce and lo buy Victory Bonds," . ON CONFIDENTIAL MISSION Vancouver, Oct. 26.-Sir Arthur Harris, dli.J-^torgoneral for Canada, ot the British ministry of shipijinE, accompanied by l,.ady Harris, arrived in th.i city this morning from Moiit-i;;i'oal. Sir Arthur, being on a confidential mission, was unable to give any information as to l,he natur'j ci' kit. ? The Family Newspaper The Herald is the Home Newspaper-father's newspaper, mother's, sister's and bro^ ther's. It is the newspaper that gets the news and gives it to you straight. Its arrival is eagerly awaited each day. Service to the Advertiser is a big idea on the Herald. To assist the advertiser get big returns on his money-to make his announcement attradlive-is part of the service we'give. The Meyer-Both service contains over 200 illustrations each month, sales helps, plans, ideas and suggestions for all lines of trade. It's the Herald advertisers' ever-ready aid. Wh^n you buy Herald space you get real service with it. 887?88 03 700470 2608445? ;