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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. SEFIEMBER 20, 1918 IHE LEl^iBiBiPGE DAILY HERALD PAGE NINI tom city employees Thn following Is the resolution pasB-f^il liy the flity commisBlonerB hy which salaries and wages of city em-ployooB wero incronscd: WHERBAS the cost ot living con- tinues to Increase and the colliery employees in the Lethbrldgo district are getting advancos regularlv to meet this condition via bonuses and, WHEREAS the Council has received requests from employees for an Increase In wages in ratio of advance given to Colliery employees of the same au la paid in other cities for the same class of worlc, and WHEREAS the slrallarUy of work In other cities with that in the City of Lethbrldge Is not apparent, the comparison can only be legitimately made on the advances given colliery employees In the Lethbrldge District, and ' M'HERRAS some advance In wages haK already been made since the beginning of the ^ar, and WHEREAS the Council are bound ^ � Two daily regulators p NO'S regulates the - action of the digestive and eliminative system upon which life depends. In fevers, biliousness and skin eruptions arising primarily from disorders of the liver it exercises a prompt and beneficial effect at once, soothing, cooling and purifying. Comprised of the valuable elements of ripe fruit in a simple palatable form, its action upon the liver is in every sense as beneficial as the raw juices of the fruits from which it is obtained. A houtmhold remedy for nearly 40 year* ENO'S FRUIT SALT Prepared by J. C. ENO, Limited, "Fruit Salt Work*," Londcn, Enf. Sole Agents for North America HAROLD RITCHIE & CO., Limited, 10 McCauI St., TORONTO r LADIES FALL BOOTS Newest styles in browns, greys and black Walking'. Boots, 8 inch tops, military heel, and white welt soles, A\so the plain black glove kid, 10 inch top, or the black kid vamp with the 10 inch tfiupe buck top, Louis heel, fine dress boot. All widths, A to D. JUST RECEIVED THE HARD TO GET CHAMPAGNE KID 10-INCH TOP BOOT, WITH LOUIS HEELS. IT'S A BEAUTY. We save you money on all lines children's boots. DeWolfe^s Shoe Store COR. FOURTH AVE. AND FIFTH ST. ' BLUE SERGE You are mistaken if you think that blue serge of Guaranteed Dye cannot now be obtained. , We Have k ALL WOOL AND GUARANTEED DYE and can make you that suit you have been longing for the^e past few years. ALL GOODS MADE IN LETHBRIDGE ECONOMY AND MAXIMUM SERVICE eUARANTE^D RIDPATH Tailor for Men and Women 407 FIFTH STREET SOUTH to consider the ratepayers ability to pay THEREFORE bo it resolved that the following schedule ot Increases of rales be adopted: Individual Salaries Offlclals: D. A. Duff, city clerk, ?5.00 per month. Fire: T. Hardy Captain, W. Short, G. Hislop, C. Pankhprat, W. Alfond, A. Sinclair, J. Tarleton, T. Turnbuli, R. Oweni S. Turner, L. Gregg, W. Tapper, L. Alford. Fireman, all $D.OO a month increaso. Police: ./. Bowkar, sergeant; S. Wal-lis constable; P. Wicks, duty man, ?5.00. Treasurer's Department: W. B. Bu Chan, clerk; J. A, Fozzard, clerk; R. Crabb, clerk; R. Sage, cashier; U. Sydal, pay clerk; H. Dawson, janitor, ?6.00. Public Works Department: Waterworks laborers. Streets, Parks Teamsters. Waterworks Treading Men: Streets, Parks, Stables, increaso .02c per hour. Waterworks Superintendent, Streets Superintendent, Parka Superlnteudenl, Stable Boss (house). Water Inspector, Water Waggon Driver, increase $5.00 per month. Recorder, increase ?5.00 par month. Assessment Department: Mallen, Harding, Mrs. Meredith, increase $5.00 per month. Mines Department: Miners, increa.se 20c per ton; Dave Altken, tipple, li^c per hour; Duncan Aitkon, driver, l%c per hour; Alf Davis, $5.00 per njonth. {To take effect from Septembur IsL) Power House: All men employed by the hour, 2c per hour; Substation operators, 2c per hour; Linemen, 2c per hour; Foreman Theobald, $5.00 per month; Meter ReaiTer Kirk, $5.00 per month. Street Railway: Motorraen, Car Barn Men; Blacksmith; Track Greaser, 2c per hour; Track Foreman to receive 45c per hour; Laborers, 2c per hour; Foreman (Symonds) $5.00 per month. Where not otherwise specified advances to all employees receiving an Increase In their salaries, will take effect on September 5th, 1!)18. laborites condemn the brest treaiy London, Sept. 20.-The inter-dllied Labor conference today adopted as amended, the report ot the international relations! committee regarding Russia, in which it was doclajed that; the Brest-Litovsk treaty, if permitted to stand, would conflrm the collapse of the Russian revolution and affect adversely the future of the democracy of the world. The report then reads: "This conference is of the opinion that in conformity with Article VI. ot President Wilson's 34 points, the present efforts of the allied governments to assist the Russian people must be influenced only by a desire to preserve liberty nud democracy in order to obtain a durable world peace in which the beiiefl-cial fruits of the Russian revolution shall be made permanently secure." nouIMn fernie tragedy (Special to the IleraUl) Ferule, Sept. 19.-No now developments were forthcomins today in relation to last night's tragedy, reported by wire. A coroner"'? jury was sworn in this morning anJ at two o'clock this jJ!t.2inoon they viewed the room in wli'ili the shootini; took place. Ji developed it tiiis stage o! the inquiry that Alien waj not found reel! uin^ in a chair as reported, but war, lyin.:; upon Oie floor with his feet un.ir !i c-ntre table and his head near the chair, which he evijcui'y struck whca he fell. The jury will cpiivone again tomnr-ruw evening at night o'clock to hoar evidence in the cas.>. Mrs. Allen and hcv two ehlldron a:'e ox-xioled to arrive tomorrow f:o:n t-'afki-.tchewan, to ha present ;il (he iuqiicft. With the American Army. on. the Lorraine Front, Sept. 19.-Further evidence of the debility of the Germun military ^machine is shown in a summary of information gathered by intelligence officers of the allied forces. There are now 87 divisions in reserve, not counting three Austrian divisions, in the vicinity ot Metz. Of these, n are regarded as fit for an immediate offensive, having been more than a month resting. Fourteen are considered fairly fit, having had three weeks' rest. The total of German divisions is approximately 230. The average strength of a division i� now 10,000. HOPE FOR ARMISTICE Amsterdam, Sept. 19.-Constantin Fel)renbach, president ot the German reichstag, declared in a recent interview that it was not impossible ' to hope for an armistice before winter "despite the enemy's bellicose shouting." * * ? ? ? * ? ? ? ? * ? ? ? ? 'er Clemenc?. i .i = speech in liie "puatc Wednesda'.', Tlie speaiJh. bo sad. constituted Vv.wk j'k reply to Vi- PEACE DEMONSTRATIONS. Amsterdam, Sept. 19.-Peace demonstrations organized by Social-Democrats were held today at Bsstn and Co-Ipgne and in a large nurab�r of towns in Saxony, according to a dispatch from Cologne to the Dutch newspapers. Thousands of persons are said to have attended the meetings. BALLOON WAR ON CANADIAN FRONT (liy J. F. B. ijivesay, Canadian Press Correspondent). With the Canadian Force.t in tiie Field. Sept. 19......Activity on the Canadian front is confined largely to artillery and the air. Gas shelling continues, a strange feature of it l)einK tlmt I lie enemy is using gas ahollH when winds are entirely nullifying their efforts. A considerable ))ortion of our own return is from captured guns, many of which are still doing service, with tlie large slocks ot ammunition led by the retreating Germans. In the air, iliere is a balloon war. The enemy seems particularly sensitive to aerial observations and persistently attacks our balloons with varying success. Our counter-work is even more persistent and German balloons are few and far between. Night raiders are completely blocked. On tlie (Janadian front in three nights two largo enemy airplanes were lirought down in fiames and not one machine succeeded in penetrating far into our lines. Recently captured documents and other evidence prove the efficacy of the tanks. German army orders are giving out detailed plans for fighting the tanks and are trying by every means to stiffen tlie backbone ot the terrified infantry. WAS FIRED ON Copenliagen, Sept. 19.-Tiie Norwegian steamship Bjornstjer Bjornson, in the service of the Belgian Relief Commission, has arrived at Norwegian port tor repairs, liaving been fired upon by a German submarine, according to tiie Berlingske Tidende. 'The steamer was attacke^l outside the war zone. ADJOURNED HEARING Moose .law, Sept. 20. - Magistrate i^emon this morning adjourned the preliminary hearing ot Walter Edward Bromley, ciiarged with the murder oj. his five children, until 7 o'clock to,-night. NO .JOINT REPLY BY THE ALLIES London, Sept. 20.-The AustrSa'i note inviting the belligerents to a nou ference, not being a collective on� but being addressed to each goverit ment separately, ii is regarded as ub likely ilial any joint reply on the pa.v of the allies will lie forthcoming Moreover, it is pointed out, the attj tudo of the various entente powers hm been made sufficiently clear by respon Bible tninisters for the European coun tries as has that of the United Stata by President Wilson. REDUCE NUMBER HUN TROOPS IN POLANt Geneva, Sept, 20.-The number a German troops in the occupied dlj tricta of Poland have been greatly re duced, says a dispatch from Cracow This is believed to be a result of ra cent events on the western front. 1 GOOD NEWS FOR MEN Pointing the Way to Economy and Satisfaction- DID YOU EVER FIND A $fo BILL? You'll experience the same Sensation if you get into one of those Suits we are offering for Clearance at $21.00 THIS IS THE LAST CALL To those who look for pre-war material in Superior hand-tailored clothing-Avail yourself of this opportunity. There is still a good selection of smart patterns in all sizes, r Regular Values to $35,00 $2100 The ROYAL STORE Dallas Hotel Block RED JAR RINGS THAT DO NOT CONTAIN CARBOLIC ACID OR POISONS READ THE FOLLOWING: "1 beg to advise that I have tested your "Seal Tight" Fruit Jar Rings, both white and red. "I find them absolutely free from Phenol or any other poison or substances which would be liable to contaminate fruit. I consider these rings submitted to be of first 'ilass quality." (Signed) JArtlES A. KELSO, Provincial Analyst, Director Industrial Laboratories, UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA. Seal-Tight Dominion Jar Rings Are manufactured by the CANADIAN CONSOLIDATED RUBBER CO., of MONTREAL, LIMITED, and are distributed in Alberta through branches at the following points: CALGAR Y - EDMONTON - LETHBRIDGE >� � ---:---:-_--,-----1----��.......--- Canadian Consolidated Rublier Co. LIMITED 326 6th Street S. ^ Lethbridge, Alberta 442?3705 45 56 0??012 ;