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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, Blberta DAILY' AND WEEKLY. Subscription Kates: Daily, delivered, per year..... Daily, by mail, per year...... Weekly, by mail, per year.... Treating soil with formaline.. Seed-drilling, at 65 ceuts per aero HarrowluK after a5 cents per acre at 75c. to per acre Stocking. at 25c. per acre, plus lOc. per acre for the laborer's board Binder twine, 2M: to pounds per acre, at lOc, per pound.. Thrashing 01U .05 Business Editorial TELEPHONES: Office Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Director 1252 1224 John Torrance Business Manairei To the Ratepayers of Lethbridge: Your King and Country Need You, Right Now ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR French, British and Belgians are not only holding the large area Transportation from the field to elevator or car, at SOc. per ton per mile for 5 miles.....04 Vi Fanner's time and labor repre- sented interest on his cap- ital investment ol per acre in his land at the rate v of S per .10 give these figures for what i (they are worth. If they are correct, jtlie margin for the farmer on this year's crop--.is'practically nothing. .A solution must be found, it" agriculture: conditions here are to be bettered. We can raise big crops, but what the far- mer is most anxious about is profitable .Vised farming is one of the of i solutions, but the average farmer enemy ground gained in j since the Royal Commission apppoint- wonderful offensive on the but capital. are- extending their gains in nearly every direction. All German counter, attacks, made-in attempts to regain lost ground, have been beaten off, with heavy losses. The Germau loss in wounded, killed 'and prisoners is said to be tremendous. In the Ar- gonne region, where the Crown Prince's army was lighting, the Ger- man losses arc said to total Not only are the French extending their gains in the Argonne and Cham- pagne districts, but are pressing their attacks beyond Verdun towards Metz, the enemy's stronghold in Every indication points to this new move being a general offensive which >vili be kept up until the Germans hive been driven far back from the positions they have held for nearly a j year. j In the meantime, on the Russian, front, the Russians have caught the Teutons in the marshes of Galicla, and are inflicting heavy losses upon: them. Farther to the north, the Ger- mans are planning for a drive against Dvinsk. The Teutons hare, been driven, off in an attack on Serbia, The Balkan situation is develop- ing. Serbian ministers are withdraw ing. from.Bulgaria. Sir Edward Grey has issued a ;statement announcing RICKED UP IN J ..ASSINGI FOR THE BUST MAN Pf Paul breweries pay out-yearly more than. in charges. Rev -V Blue has retired from the pastorate of Chalmers Presbyterian church, Kegina. Fire Chief Shief Smith oi 'Hamilton, Ont., left an estate val- ued at E. K. Beer, teller oi the Blairmore branch of -the Royal Bank oi" Can- ada, is. being transferred to Calgary. J. jnios. Murphy, for 40 years sec- that Britain is prepared to aid the Balkan allies to the full itt eventual! ties retary" of tht Norfolk ciiert at Simcoe, Ont. county fairy COST OF PRODUCING A BUSHEL OF WHEAT The cost of producing a bushel of it-heat m the west has been the sub ject of considerable discussion and calculation during the past two years, since the Royal Commission appoint- ed by the Saskatchewan government to investigate- conditions affecting the marketing of gram made its rather In a bye-election W. M. Appel was elected reeve of Tavistoct, Out., by 90 majority over John Zimmerman. Charles Myers escaped from Leam- ington lockup by sawing his cell win- dow bars wrt-h a file. 3t J Gillis, of Calsair, a well known C.P.R. engineer, was killed in a'wreck near Kerrebert, Sask.' The U. S. Army and Navy Journal attacks Henry Ford for his peace campaign, calling it an advertising scheme. The whole question of express de- livery limits in Canadian cities and town's is to be heard heiorc the Rail- way Commission shortly. Jtadame Demasc Pitre of Valley- field Que., aned 61, is suing Louis VTrudeau, OS, lor damages for alleged breach of promise. Geo S Long, an old time resident of the Xamao, Alberta, district, is dead He came from St. Vincent, Grey County, Ont. He was a direc- tor "of the F. A. The town of Mitchell, Ont.. with a It was shown.by; the SasfcatcheVau Commission that, population of .has contributed the i cote, youngest daughter oi the Ladies and Taxes have not come in to meet the most meaere- requirements of the City for this year by nearly to ilato, but it is lipped that when Uw monev begins to circulate from the marketing of our great crop, that at least more wilt fee paid Into the City Treasury. The estimates for 1016 were pared to the "bone by 'thy Citizens Com- mittee, bill even at that the Commissioners scraped, the .bone and made furtlior reductions. Every last nickel will be required to rueet the City's i'u 11 obligations, but there are a few items that may stand over for n while to give- our Citizens a chance to turn round and find "Ways and means to meet their cbligations to the City. Only a little has been this year up to date: another is an absolute necessity, whiih will still leave outstanding for 1915 nearly which, plus the 1014 unpaid taxes, win leave outstanding.about To return to the ?1QO.OOO that we must have to keep. running _ ,en, owing taxes, in the city who could pay, but are not doing so tiiey -can the City iginatlon. this year. I am creditably informed that there are stiff ic1 taxes, in the city who could pay, but are not doing so make better use of the money. This puts both themselves in n false position, and cannot be excused by any stretch, of.-tl If the taxes are not paid to the extent of at least the rtnat is asked for, a Tax Sale will have to be nut on in the the.year, not later than next March, so that those who can but will not1 pay saving a few months and adding penalties and costs that, in our estimation, will exceed any advantage they can get from the money they fall to pay the City. Tho Commissioners hare been under the painful necessity of having to glvo instructions to the Assessor to get ready for a Tax Sale at the earliest possible moment in 1916, which will cover'all taxes not paid in 1914 and the 1915. taxes of all who have not paid their 1914 taxes. Our Charter will'not allow us to collect where only 1915 taxes are not paid. Wo made partial payments possible this year from which we hoped great results which did not materialize. If every one -had paid a-fair portion of their tliere would not have been a necessity for a Tax Sale. If the average taxpayer had paid 50% of his taxes that sum. combined with those who paid their taxes' in full, would have out the City in Uie position that wo would not have been under the painful necessity of thinking of a Tax Sale. J There'is still opportunity to pay partial payments', and every one. Is Kernie, Sept. io the Twenty-two more volun- teers, men who hail enlisted before the to cease recruiting here, wore seni away to Vernon this morn- ins to be aild'ed to the 51th batta- lion. They were a (inc looking lot'oi men from Coal Creek and Ferine und are the last io have been enrolled. They were given a farewell Smoker last, night at the Northern hotel, Col. .McKay, Lieutenant Martin and other ofliccrs and men of the regi- ment were present and Mr. A. I. Fisher was among the speakers. Mr. R. Wilson dill not forget to havi the boys supplied with pipes and" the Kebckahs were at the train to src that each lioy had n "housewife" as is Ihsir invariable custom. The lad- i ies of the Patriotic society and the Red Cross society provided lunches. The bugle hand were on hand 'to head the procession from the recruiting station to the station, with Colonel McKay, Captain Stalker and Lieu- tenant Martin in charge of the es- cort. Notwithstanding the frequency ;of these departures, large crowds of people always throng the station urged to do their honest hest while those who can pay but are holding up their money are warned of the evil consequences to themselves and the community -at large. Don't forget that about 5% of our property is under sonic for rery small which will secure to the City the payment of the taxes by the mortgagees. There -will be no difficulty about collecting for the City's rcqui pern cuts, hut to pay? put our City in this strait when you have the money For the same reasons "si above, uncollected taxes, in our estimation are aifcsolutely safe for several years, and can pay the Interest and all other charges as long as un-paid. Why then, when you have the money, will you force a Tax Sale? Don't forget that the City must have 1915 outstanding taxes, either by voluntary payment or a Tax Sale. Yours truly, W. D. L. EARDIE, Appendicitis was Cause of Death of Titled Lady B. C., Sept. 27. A "loom oi sadness was cast over the Windenuere district this morning when the news oi the death of Lady Elizabeth Bruce, was announced this morning, death being due io appendi- citis. There is no resident doctor in the immediate vicinity, the last phy- sician having left there some time to dead, The wife of Rev. in a normal vear, the margin of profit Christian recehed by a western was euen a ivor from the sule of a, bushel .of wheat ago for the front. On the 6th of Jan- uary, 1314, Lady Elizabeth-Notui- cote, youngest daughter of the Earl and Gouatess of Iddesleigh, -was mar- ried to Mr. Robert Randolph Bruce, after whom one oiiF-R-G-S., C.E., at the little church judgment reserved. wi Darned, Pyne. not far from Exeter, vs.; Skelton, aban- Fatriotic Fund. How, and England. Tomkins, I On this particular "occasion the m, N. J., [whole village of Upton Pyae was en District Court Cases The following further cases have been heard in the district court by Judge Jackson, and settled as Fol- lows Large debt, Massey Harris vs. Grtep, et at., action dismissed as to defendant Swartz, judgment by de- fault for plaintiffyagainst other" de- fendants. Smftif "Debt Hoaglin vs. Bow, settled out of court. Peters, et'al., vs. Keel, to next coyrt. Sadowski vs. Mueller, withdrawn. Selma vs. Hicks, judgment for plaintiff for 5-10. Keel vs. Hyssop, dismissed. Sharman Parson, settled. Interpleader McVinnie vs. Nale, judgment reserved. The next to go will be a large body of Italians, between two and three hundred in number, coming from all parts of Kootcr.r.y district. It is expected these wi'l leave about the middle of the month, though no date has been fixed. Commission Hears Evidence A Commission to take evidence in a case arising out of the alleged fail- ure of a land company to provide water for irrigation on a tract of land near Gateway is in town and several witnesses are here from Cran- btook to make depositions in the case. Rev. E. W. Morgan, oi the Metho- dist church, -who has spent three years in the Canadian missionary field in the province of Sze-Chuan, Western China, left for Vancouver "this morning. Rev. Mr. Morgan is aecoinpar.icd bv vrile to this far-' away field and" they expect to be in that mountainous district, two thous- and miles from the mouth ol the Yang-Tse-Kiatig river and up against the backbone of the divide between China and Tibet, for eight and a halt years. While in Fernie they were tl-.c guests of Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Perley at the Methodist parsonage. Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Perley ate old friends of the Morgans and have spent two years in the same field in-China to which Mr. and Mrs; Morgan are now journeying. Rev. Mr. Morgan occupied the pul- pit in the Methodisfc church Sunday evening. Workmen's vs. Berford, to next court. Santoni vs. C.P.R. to next court. so smart as to mafce .his business of grain-growing almost The Commission fixed the cost of j James Douglas of New York, producing a of two! nominated for Chancellorship of decked with (lags "at1 prominent Mr. VanDusen, managsr of the Ua-[ point's, along the- road was IT, Hini fnr a number of. crossed with chains of hunting, while _ _ here and there were triumphal arc-h- has replaced him. COPPER FOR RUSSIA es bearing appropriate mottos. "The' Petrograd, Sept. deposits church building itself can claim. long i OI copper, which were'recently dls- associations -with the -covered in the Yelszabenpol region, 3 ears ago, at cents This year" tlie Saskatchewan esti- mate will be considerably In the first: place, it costs more'to Queen's University, has presented tpjily. Here am witn tne jNortncoie tcsiuu, d there within its tons'during the the .miversitr his alma mater, a li-iara numerous tablets and memorials week of their operation. The brarv building to the Stafiords, "tbe Slannings and government wftl employ the output The Monarch Knitting Company, the Northcotes. There is in -the immediately for the manufacture of St Thomas received an order from church a hion ship a caiload'or a bushel or wheat [the Canadian War Purchase Commis- effigy in armo i t r, 4 sion for armv sweater coats a former owr from an) point in western Canada to seat of the 'N. the Liverpool market, whicn is the ul- timate destination and valuating factor pf Ahierica's exportable surplns, than H costs to ship a similar quantity of from any-other country in the world to the same cen- tral market- If western Canada hard is selling m Liverpool at fl 50 per- busheL' 93 it has been quoted late the difference between the Idvei- jso.l and the Winnipeg prices repre- sents simply the cost of transporting grain from "western Canada to Bri- tain. If October wheat is S7% cents per bushel m Winnipeg, means mlso at the head of the Great Lakes, the farmer in Alberta would recene 15 cents less tban that price, because It costs 15 cents per buehel oh the av. Thomas received an order from: church a hionument with recumbent in armour, of Edmund Larder, iwner of the Pynes, the Northcote family. It was land district, one ;therefore very appropriate that the of the. largest districts in the Do-' solemn ceremony .should take place minion has hcen split up into this edifice. Dr. Trefusis, Lord separate districts, witrh agencies at: Bishop Of Creditdn, performed the Grouard and Peace River Crossing, 'ceremony. Vehennah Thompson, formerly of: On May 21st the couple arrived at OiOlla was acquitted bv a jury at Invermere from England, and took Sault Ste Marie of the charge of j up residence, where ;they have re- manslaughter in connection with the mained and where until death inter- death of bis companion, Joseph vened the. couple have lived a happy near Blind River on June 7th, whom i life. he shot In mistake for-a bear. The death oi- this estimable lady Grace Eoiscopal church, 1439 win "be keenly felt in VTmdermere, avenue, Chicago, a landmark; where she was beloved by both rich In'1868, and one of the larg-.! and poor alike for her kindly deeds est and best known churches in the! and gentle disposition. Funeral ar- middle uest, was destroyed by fire. rangements are not yet complete. Un- Rey. Dr. John Watson, vlce-princi- dert-akcr MacPherson, of Cranbrook, pal' of Queen's university, Kingston, i left this evening for Invermere to pre- ttiii receive the degree of doctor of'-. pare the body-, which wi 11 be for- divinity from Knor college, Toronto, although he is not ordained. Dr. E. 0. sity of Indiana, "of the Uoiver- warded to England for interment. A. E. Jones, of the firm of Jone.s and Dor us, contractors, arrived in the! LIEUT. CRAIG A V.C. Toronto, Ont., King- ston dispatch states that Lieut. Char- les S. Craig of Cobours has been awarded the "Victoria Cross, for gal- lantry and conspicuous bravery, while serving with the troops in Prance. He was attached to the Canadian Field Artillery, and. left with the first con- tingent. Wooley, will replace Dr. Pair-. city today From Wycliffe, where his trmge, to snip wheat from country iey, formeriv professor in German at-firm has just completed the last or- pqlnts in Alberta to Fort William or It coats 12 cents per Saskatchewan and 10 (Port Arthur. bushel from cents from (Manitoba. Supposing, then, the Alberta: grain-grower receives 72 cents per bushel for his wheat, how much will he have to show for his labor and investment? A correspondent of the Toronto Globe answen the question, with a detailed list of furnished by an uthority who has in band the management of several ferns io this province. He has reduc- ed crerythlBf to coat per bushel, and tie pndvctioti of wheat, at 20 buiaels per this year, he finds Per bus t vttk the requirement of two per acre, at a Itft spring of at leut bttthel flowlBC, d Ing and harrowing to ley, Jormerlv proiessor in u-eiman urm nas UUUIIUCLOU t the University of Alberta, who is: der of grain doors for. the Otis.Stap-i DOW a member of the faculty of thejles Lumber company. It took Toronto University. GOO feet of lumber" to make the That the two Catholic priests, Rev.j grain doors turned out by the Stap- Father Rouviere, O.M.I., and company. Father.Le Roux, O.M.I., reported to be missing in" the neighborhood of Constable Potter, of the R.N.W.M. Dease river, cast of the Great Bear; P. detachment .at Lundbreck, has lake, fifteen hundred miles north of-been transferred to Coleman. Edmonton, were not rnurdfreri by Es-1 kimos, as had hcen reported, but were! frozen to death, is the opinion oi D'Arcy Arden, an expert fur buyer! and explorer in the employ of the Northern Trading Company, Ltd. Six of the more prominent members of the American peace centenary com- j mittee were given honorary degrees j by the University of Toronto. Those, SAILINGS FROM MONTREAL Date Steamer To Oct. Carthaginian.. Glasgow Oct. T.'.. London Oct. ___... Nov. Pomeranian .London Nov. Pretorian ___ Glasgow Nov. Carthaginian.. Glasgow Nov. London at Havre, east and west- hound. Carries Srd-class passengere only. Full Information from any K. R. or S.S. Agent, or W. R. ALLAN, Gen'f. Nor-Wett Agent, 364 Main Street, Winnipeg. who were honored are Hon. Joseph! H. Choate -and Hon. Alton Brooks! Parker, vice-president of the commits eee Prof. Nicholas M. Butler, chair- man of the committee on historical review and president of Columbia versity, Mr Wm. Corsburn, vice-! chairman of the committee on inter-. national organization and editor of the Cambridge Tribune, and John A. Stewart, chairman Of the executive committee. NEW MACHINES MADE IN LETHBRIDOE We none into manufacturing, and have for ult DEEP-WELL HAND PUMPS With this nump a child ran pumn from a 250-foot well as easily as with the ordinary pump in a 38-foot well, BURR GRINDERS Grlndinj jraln for 'I' hog and a "1 hom You are Invited to call and see thege by G. KISCHEL, Of the Plant of the Lethbridge WorkV Co, Farmers and Investments They say the best investment to-day is a good run. The next best is an insurance policy in somereliable, well- managed life company. The farmer having botli of these is in a particularly enviable situation. The policy will be well worth its cost if you get nothing more than the satis- faction of knowing those dependent upon you are- safe from matter, what happens. But over and above that, and tho matter of. provision for your old nge, Canada Life insurance will return youn satisfactory profit on the money invested. It nas donu fur.ltiuusarids-of others. Where Canada Life 'profits havfcbcen added to Uiq policy they havo in many cases more than doubled the insurance. Your policy will combino sure protection, pro- vision for old ago and profitable investment if it bs issued by the f ANAAA IIFFAS5URANCE JbIF JD COMPANY Wilson Agents- SUcitli -Lethbridge. 'ESTABLISHED i literature telling hove profitable ;a have been to others. "'BRITISH FIXANCIEKS IX CONFERENCE OVEK BILLION DOLLAR LOAN .Magrath, Sept. farewell so- cial was given last night at the Pres- byterian church in honor of Rev. T. Smith, B.A., and family, who leave ;or their new field of labor next Thursday. Mr. Smith has occupied the pulpit here for the last four years and. during this period has done a -amount of missionary work in u's pastorate. He has endeared 'him- self in the hearts of his congrega- tion and the townspeople generally, and it- is with keen regret they learn o! his removal to another field. Mrs. Smith has also been very actively engaged in church and social worv, laving held the position of President of the Ladies' Aid almost contiuu- ly since her arrival. In recogni- tion her splendid services in: this capacity the Aid members presented ier last night with a suitable pres- ent. Mrs. Rice made a neat speech of presentation, and Mrs. Smith feel- ingly replied. A short informal program was giv- en under the able direction of choir- master Baxter. Tommy Roberts sang "Thors" shortly after came up :or a second number. Sirs, .JManly Jliller read in her ususfi characteris- tic style, and following this Mrs.' Fred Rogers sang in good form. Mr. Martin on behalf of the church mem- bers gave a short talk of apprecia-1 tion of Mr. and Mrs. Smith's- past j iervices and while voicing regret their wished them even greater success in their new pastor-, ite than they bad enjoyed in the old. j Rev. Mr. Smith responded and while! Iiis talk was brief it was vibrant i with feeling, lie reviewed Ins past work in Magrath and in' closing wish- ed his congregation Godspeed. Mr. Smith is being transferred toj Seven Persons, while Mr. English; who has been engaged in missionary i work in the Owendafe district east! of Cardston will succeed him here. Alfred Iliric, manager of the Ma-1 erith Trading Co. store, has just re-! turned from the 'Frisco fair. Mr. j Ririe sums up the fair in one word, and following'that re- j mark stated that Hie-Canadian build-i ng and exhibits excelled anything onj ihe_ grounds. Photo shows ion] Heading (Sir Rufus Isaacs) Lord Chief Justice ot and head of the AnglciFrench 'financial uominlsKion, ant] ?ir Edward Hopkinson Holden, managing director of the London City and Midland Bank Ltd., the largest joint stock bank in. tho world, with deposits of over twice those of the greatest American National 'I'.ley wern photographed during a discussion regurtliag the best terms, to .offer for thu negotiation of the loan. ADOPTS PREACHE'R Ashland, Ore., Sept. Rev. Ar- thur R. Blackstone, pastor of the Bap- tist church, here, has been adopted hy a wealthy Ivirs. Aurelia Fergu- son, and-made her.heir... His bene- factress' estate is reckoned at 000, or more. Tile minister retai-v the name of Blackstone. To forest! criticism, Mr. Blackstone the (act of his ado'ptibh from tho p( pit. When will Save K you don't Save NOW? Though your salaryorlncome will no doubt increase, so will your many find that the latter more than keep pact with the former. Now is the time to start.a Reserv.e 'Fund the Savings Department of the Union Bank of Canada !s the place to keep It. Deposit the extra you have on hand can open An iccqunl with any sum, to one 'draw" interest M It G. R, TINNING, Manager H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH MONTREAL K.C. SUPREME NOW COURT JUDGE Ottawa, Ont., Sept. La- mothe, K.C., Montreal, has been ap- pointed a judge of the superior court, Montreal district, to succeed the late ludge.Beaudin. The second vacancy in the superior court hench nas not 'et been filed, but It likely to go u Hon. Louis Coderre, secretary of Thesfe The Days T look Mo your supply of office stationery. If you require something done in a hurry, and done right, Phone The Herald, Prompt Printers. ;