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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, APRIL 2. 1018 JIIK I.KTIIi.milHil'; PA1I.Y ! I KHALI? PAf.F, SEVEN Special Board Now in Session  At Fcrilie-New Chief of Police (K|"tIp) to the 1' Fcrnie, April 3.-Ail fool's clay will have a significance not heretofore noticed by Octave Crllly, a Imr lender In liii: Central hotel here. Constable K'illem placed f-rUly under arrest this afternoon, unci lias laid a charge of bavin;; liquor in his possession in Iho bar mom, contrary to the law. The chho will come before Magistrate Whimster tomorrow for trial. Livinfl Cost Investigation Fair Wage Officer Harrison, Dr. McNeil und Mr, Frank Whcatley arrived ill town this morning to make their regular quarterly investigation as to prices of commodities entering into Hie consumption of Llio miners in t!ii:: locality, in accordance With the terms of the arrangements entered into by operators and miners last your, by whleli the rain of wages is determined that is to govern for the throe months which are under investigation. Another advance is looked For by the miners who say thai livinp; keeps mounting to higher and higher levels us the months go by. Col. Joseph Mackay, of the G. N. staff. Into of the 107th regiment, arrived In town Saturday and is aceoni-pnnlcd, by an American official who in working in the. interest of tiio United States government in connection with railway matters. This officer is most exacting in his inspections as to proper use of freight cars, seeing that each and every cur is loaded to its greatest capacity, and that no earn are allowed to remain in the yards over twenty-four hours, after having been loaded. Stringent regulations dim also being enforced as to demur-age in case of cars arriving with freight, being left standing. The soliciting of freight by railways in the V. S. hi Rtrictly forbidden, and millions fit dollars arc being saved by discontinuing hundreds of freight agencies and expensive office staffs throughout the benighted country to the south'of us, and the freight business is being directed over the most economical and shortest ronton.,The American railway official is the Coal Company offices and other heavy shippers and instructing them regarding the new regulations and rendering all possible aid in order to facilitate the railway business under the new order of things. New Chief at Fernie Provincial Chief of Police. Wolsby, stepped out of his provincial officialdom and took possession of the chief's office in tlte city hall this morning. Provincial Police inspector Horning, late of Vancouver, has taken Mr. Welsby's place at the Provincial Court House and will act us chief of the district until final arrangements are (tedded upon as to a permanent successor to .Mr. Welsby. During his official career here, as chief of the Provincial Police. George Welsby has made many friends, and established a reputation for fair and impartial dealing with all parties, and a successful career at (he head of the city force is predicted for him. Constables Killem and Uooley remain on the force and John Pollard, the last appointment to I he force will also be continued as constable. Folice were a pleasing innovation., The Wnddington orchestra supplied excellent imisic during intermissions. It is to bo hoped that those who did not see this excellent offering will not miss their last, chance of attending tonight. MrH. Ritchie and Miss Donald were presented with beautiful boquots. HIGHER TAX RATE assessment That, the city council is figuring on the likely return to the police force of Cnpl. Skelton, former chief,, was shown this morning when, at a special meeting of the council l.o discuss the estimates, a supplementary estimate was brought down calling for S.'iOOl) for the police force in addition to the amount asked for by Chief Hardy. Tho supplementary estimate is to cover the salary of Chief Skelton for six months from July 1st at .$17!) per month and the, payroll of four additional men who will he needed for the police force if the two departments are divorced after amalgamation for two yTuirs. The use of police-firemen will be impossible when the departments are under separate heads, so the council is counting on a police department of seven nieu if the old plan is reverled to. Chief Skelton is at present In Victoria, and it. is not. known for a certainty whether lie is desirous of coming back to his old position here, but the place as head of the department in open to him should he desire to do so. Chief Hardy is evincing much interest in the outcome of the negotiations, and states that he will not be at ail sorry to go back to his old post and be relieved of police duties. GERMAN PAPER MONEY Petrograd, March 80.-Germany lias issued new paper money in the occupied Russian territories in denominations of throe roubles, one rouble and smaller amounts. The money is emitted by tiie Eastern Bank of Commerce and Industry of Posen. The face bears inscriptions In German, Polish, Lithuanian and Lettish, with uo Russiai\ words. The council of commissioners has issued a suc-cessivi' waves of assault and maintained its line intaei. d''spiie the failure of the fifth army, on its right. In regard to I lie latter, ilic-'' has already Ivcii a change of command." HOLLAND'S PROTESTS Washington, Apr. I - -Holland'- protest against the rcqnisii inning of N:r sitips by the Cubed Stales and (Ireat I'.ritnin ace puLiixhed in the official dazed o at Tin.' Hague and : r.ui.sinji 11 d in news cables, rciched lb" stale department today. .Minister Carrey ai The I (ague, cabled the document, which was not sent, as a formal protest although it.'is regarded here; as such. It. wbs handed to the minister simply as a statement of the government, s views. rVFOOD CONTROL PLAN FOR ALLIES Paris, Apr. 2.--The interallied food i coiifereneo lias adopted a proposal of ! Professor Charles liiciiei. to appoint i a secretary in each of the allied cor.n-[ tries, with a center bureau in Paris, I to co-ordinate the work of the eonicr-| e'lce so thiil the best practical result--, I may be expected. The intcr-nllicd food conference op J cued in Paris on .March It was called for the purpose of studying, what each allied country could do to .make the best use of limited .available | resources by means of the establish-j meiit of a scientific rationing system' BIG SCHEME TO RAISE FLAX SEED ADVANCE OIL PRICE Now- York. N. V.. April 2.-The Standard Oil Company of New York-today announced an advance of 2d points in refined petroleum in barrel'! for export, making the price 3 2!>o-cenis a. gallon. STOCKS IN STORE Port Arthur, (Int., Apr. I. ..... The statement, of stock in :-iotv in the public lerininal elevators at Port Arthur and Fort William at the last week-mid with receipts and shipments during the week are as follows: Wheat, in store -l,i:;4.72S; receipts liXli.Ji!f�; shipments ,sfi;">,!."a. ().�!., in store 0.2i;2,l,V!; receipts ,"i-i;l i-iit; .shipments Kiti.iiin. Barley, in store 1 ,iiot;."7!>; receipts Mtl.::i'.!i: shipments .ri0,7.'l�. Flax. In store X4?,o:ii�: receipts oS,(;�!".; shipments 'Jit.'.lSO. Winnipeg. April L- -Details of the scheme of the British government, for raising a large quantity of flux seed was disclosed here today. The Hrilish government owns about 1(1,000 bushels of a special kind of flax seed which has been shipped to this country for seed purposes. This seed wl'i be given out free to reliable farmers who ate guaranteed to have clean land on which to sow it, or who are in a position to put it in sufficiently early on spring breaking. A.'c.vl fall when t)ic crop is threshed the farmer will return to the Hrilish government lit" amount of seed re leired bushel for bushel but the government will buy i be balance of his crop for a fixed price of $ per bushel. Lieut. Colonel Wayland of Winnipeg, represents (lie Hrilish government, in connection with the scheme. Calgary. April 1.--A workman on his way home last night about .1 o'elo'-k when near the C. P. ft. bridge at the Jiow River, ."aw something in the river thai looked like a human form, and on investigation discovered it was the body of a man partly covered by a. cake of ice. No marks of identification were found on'the body, and from appearances the, man is said io have, been a lumber jack. The police are conducting an investigation. A Record Request The Lai est Recruit: "Please. are you the Records Officer?" Officer: "Yes, my man; what do you want Latest Recruit: broke our record for Fires Hurniug." and have a new one?" sir. "Please, we've 'Keep the Home can you let us DR. McCRAE'S WILL Montreal, Apr. 1.-The will of L-t. Col. John McCvae, M.D., Canadian Army Medical Corps, the author of "In Flanders Fields" who died while on active service in France, on January 28. last, was probated in the superior court here Saturday. The will is dated Sept. 7. 101-i, and the whole estate is left to (lie mother of deceased, Janei Simpson Reckford, wife of David McCrae, (Juelph, Ontario. : BRITISH 3TR. SUNK. * ? Boston, April 2.-Sinking of : Castle, presumably by a Ger- man submarine while on a voy- > age from this country for a ? > foreign port was reported in ? ? shipping circles here today. *> > Boston exporters notified mar- ine underwriters that they had > The ship was under charter > > to the Cunard Line and car- ? > ried war supplies. > : * �: : : ? : : > : : HAVING PURCHASED ALL THE ELDRIDGE RANCH CO. HORSES WE HAVE 30 Head Extra Good Percheron Mares All broke. That can be seen at BONNELL'S BARN, LETH-BRIDGE. We also have 40 head of good range mares. Most all in foal but not ail broken that can be sold at the right price. Also 25 Good Yearlings All halter broke and have been stabled all winter and are in extra good condition. Would like to sell before they have to be turned out. Bonnell & Luckey Livery and Feed Barn Lethbridge AUCTION SALE On the Premises, 635 Thirteenth St. S. On THURSDAY, APR. 4th COMMENCING AT TWO O'CLOCK,. FRANK WAPDINGTON INSTRUCTED BY THE OWNER WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, AS ABOVE, A QUANTITY OF SUPERIOR HOUSEHOLD AND EFFECTS INCLUDING: FURNITURE Very handsefcne Circassian Walnut Dining Suite, comprising set chairs, extension table, buffet and china cabinet, all in A 1 condition; mission oak library table; mission oak lounge chairs; i'ine morris chair ;occasional chairs and tables; Very Fine Wetin Rug; Portiere curtains; Brass Beds, complete with springs and mattresses; oak chiffonier; oak dressers; several good bedroom carpet squares; kitchen cupboard; combination Gas and Coal Range nearly new-; gas coil heater; brass jardiniere; sundry items of fancy china and cut glass war'-; pictures; handsome set of white and gold dishes; kitchen requisites, etc. SALE AT TWO P.M. PROMPT TERMS CASH PHONES 770-469 "WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE" : Mii,ptjimy*tfii-fi-'^p'j*"""*'*"j^r'"M AUCTION SALE OF Present Comedy To Huge Audience at Majestic-Will Repeat This Evening Mr. Hit-hard Hincks and his party j of local artists played to a crowded 1 house last, night, in "His Excellency j the Governor." Tim selection of the I company alone showed great, skill for j each character seemed to show nat-j , ural aptitude for the parts. The seen-1 ery could not. well be. excelled, the costumes were both appropriate and beautiful, the staging excellent and those, hesitations and pauses that are bo often present in amateur productions were entirely lacking. Mr. R. Hiucks an his Excellency Sir Montague Martin, the Governor of the Amaudaland Islands, surpassed him- ] �elf last night in his perfect, imper-1 sonatiou of His Excellency. He ! brought the audience into the spirit | of the play as soon as he appeared upon the stage and nothing could be funnier than the effect, of the aloe blossom upon his excellency. He was most ably supported by the entire company. Mrs. J. N. Ritchie as Mile. Stella de Oex threw herself into her gay part in a most charming manner,! Mr. Raworth as the Jit. Hon. Henry I Carleton presented a moBt skilful iii- i terpretation of bis role. Mr. Richard Hincks. Jr., as Copt. Carew, gave an interesting delineation of' the young man who did not intend to fall in love-Mr. F. Waddingfon as Mr. Baverstock the private secretary, was his own inimitable self, his well known powers as u comedian being at their .height. Mrs. Snow appearing in the part, of Mrs. Wenfworth-Bollingbroke captured the audience immediately in her rare talent for impersonation and we hope to see her on our stage again; while Florence Donald gave a most winning interpretation of the part of Miss Ethel Carleton. Mr. (!. l'{. Mathews look two parts, that, of butler and Major Kildaro in each of which ho1 showed his tulent as an actor and in '� the humor which he put Into his part, j while Mr. George Ketnm, Jr., as Sou-, try managed to make his role most j Iftughuble, The Northwjtst Mounted' i Government Bonds We offer all maturities of Victory Loan at 98% and accrued interest. Free from Taxes. Bonds may be registered*'as to Principal. We can also supply you with Provincial and Municipal Bonds. The British Canadian Trust Co. EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, ASSIGNEE. ETC. HEAD OFFICE, 315 FIFTH STREET S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA MARES AND GELDINGS I will sell by Public Auction at the farm of Geo. Firth, N. E. */4 15-8, 3 miles west and 3 miles south of Lethbridge, 7 miles south of Coalhurst, on Friday, April 5th AT 12:30 SHARP 2! HEAD OF &ARES AND GELDINGS 4 AND 5 YEARS OLD, ALL BROKE, AND READY FOR WORK, WEIGHT 1200 TO 1400 LBS. TERMS WILL BE MADE KNOWN AT TIME OF SALE. FREE LUNCH FARM LA The Provincial Department of Agriculture Has Opened a BUREAU in the Board of Trade Offices LETHBRIDGE To secure and distribute farm labor, Farmers wishing to secure help should apply immediately to MR. J. A. WEIR, who has charge of this free service. Phone 1603 L. I. NICHOLSON, Lethbridge, Auctioneer; CHAS. CRAG^R, Prop. Auction Sale l . OF FARM STOCK & IMPLEMENTS Having sold my farm, I wi!l sell by Public Auction Without Reserve, at Sec. 8-2-24, Kimball District, 4 miles South of Wooiford, 10 miles South-East of Cardston, 13 miles South of Raley, on Thursday, April 4, 1918 AT 10.00 A.M. SHARP HORSES: 1 gray mare, 4 years old; 2 gray mares, f> years old; 1 gray mare, t" yeurs old; 1 bay mare, 10 years old; 1 brown mare, 7 years old: 1 sorrel mare, fi years old; S black geldings. 10 year;! old; 1 black gelding, S years old; 1 black gelding, 12 years old; 1 gray gelding, 8 years old; 1 bay gelding, 3 years old; 1 brown gelding, :: years old; 1 buy colt, 2 years old; 2 black colts, 1 veer old; 2 suckers; 1 saddle horse, (i years old, CATTLE: :! milch cows; 1 cow with calf ai foot; 3 3-year old heifers; :'. ;;-.vear old heifers; -1 calves; 1 2-year old bull. HOGS: ,"i-'2-year old brood sows; 1 8-month old brood sow; 2 S-mmith old boars. MACHINERY:-1 Kentucky press drill, new; 2 binders; 2- gang plows; 1 disc plow; 1 burrow; "2 Moot discs; 1 wagon and rack; 1 box wagon; 1 tank wago.'s and pump; 1 sleigh and box; S sets of work harness; 1 stack out sheaves. Home household goods and other articles too numerous to mention. TERMS CASH FREE LUNCH AT NOON CHAS. F. SINDLINGER, Owner L. I NICHOLSON, of Lethbridge, MR. McDONALD, . i Auctioneer Clerk 8 I UNRESERVED AUCTION SALE OF Farm Stock and Implements On the North-East corner of 34-5-17, 8 miles East of New Dayton, 10 miles North of Warner and 6 miles South of Wrentham, the following will be offer/-ed for sale on / . Tuesday, April 9th AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP HORSES: 1 horse, H years old, 1700 lbs.; 1 bay mare ,6 year* old. in foal, liiOO lbs.; 1 brown mare. S years old, In foal, 1600 Ins.; i grey mare, 8 years old, in foal, 1500 lbs.; 1 bay mare, fi years old, in foal. IMOO lbs.; 1 team bay mares. 4 years old, in foal, 2600 lbs.; 1 bay mare, 10 years old, in foal, 1200 lbs.; 1 g:ey mare, 10 years old, in foal, 1200 lbs.; 1 brown mare, 10 years old, in foal, 3100 lbs.; 1 mure, !l years old. In foul, l.'lOO lbs.; Die above are all broke to work. Anyone wanting good mures .should not miss this chance. They are all in good condition; 1 saddle horse, 4 years old; 1 saddle horse, it years old: 1 mare colt; 2 years old; 3 horse colts, 2 years old; f> horse colts, 1 year old; 2 mare colts, 1 year old. CATTLE: 2 fresh cows, 8 years old; 2 coiv.s due to be fresh, 4 years old; :i cows due to be fresh, 5 years old; 2 heifers due to he fresh, .'. years old; 1 cow, fresh 2 months, !> years old; 5 steers, 3 years old; 2 steers, 2 years old; 1 steer, 1 year old; 1 grade Shorthorn bull, 2 years old. HOGS: 4 registered Poland China sows, all have pigs with thera. 5 grade Poland China sows due to farrow soon. 70 chickens. IMPLEMENTS: 2 150- bus. tanks and wagons; 2 wagons with bundle racks; 1 2-tier wagon box; 1 Massey-Harris binder, 8 ft.; 1 Oeering binder, 8 ft.; 1 Frost. & Wood binder, 8 ft. with flax attachment; 2 S-foot discs; 1 tanning mill; 1 Beering mower; 1 Deer-ing rake; 1 new Van Brunt, press drill, double disc; 1 Oeering 22 single disc drill; 1 Massey-Harris double disc drill; 1 John Heere spring tooth cultivator; 1 Massey-Harris. cultivator; 1 John Deere gang plow: 1 Massey-Harris sulky and breaker bottoms; 1 20-foot iioss harrow; 1 single buggy, tfole and shafts, nearly new; 1 line shaft, nulleys and hangers; 0 sets double team harness in good repair; 1 set single harness; 10 new sweat pads; number of horse, collars; 1 new DeLaval separator with power attachments; 1 new IVi h-p. engine; 1 new submarine; 1 hund on washing machine; full equipment of blacksmith tools; 1 Maxwell touring car, 1917 model; 1 gasoline drum; forks, shovels and other articles too numerous to mention; 500 bushels of oats; 3 tons of hay; 2 tuns of potatoes. FURNITURE: Complete household effects of 6 roomed house, all furnished. TERMS: All sums of $10.00 and under, cash; over that amouH. 8 months credit on furnishing approved Joint notes with 8 per cent, on all credit amounts; or 5 per cent, off tor cash. Everythinfl Will Be Sold At The Proprietor Has Sold Hit Farm. LUNCH WILL BE SERVED. C. MAHAN, GEO. W. HETHERSHAW, J. A. SMITH, Proprietor Clerk Auctioneer UNRESERVED AUCTION SALE FARM STOCK and IMPLEMENTS Having sold my farm I will sell by Public Auction, 12 miles east of New Dayton, 13 miles north of Warner and 6 miles west of Wrentham, on 4 Saturday, April 6th, 1918 AT TEN O'CLOCK 8HARP HORSES: 1 bay horge, 14 yearB old, weight 1360; 1 bay horse, 7 years old, weight 1250; 1 bay horse, 8 years old, weight 1200;1 bay mare, !) years old, weight 1200; 1 white horse, J4 year* old, weight i400; 1 black riding pony, weight 900; 1 pinto riding pony, weight 000; 1 Clyde stallion with papers, 10 years old, weight �IfiKO; 1 bay horse, 10 years old, weight 1100; 1 bay horse, 8 years old. weight 1000; 1 bay horse, S years old, weight 1150; 1 roan norse, ;i years old, weight 1100; 1 sorrel gelding, 4 years old, weight 1400; 1 bay gelding, 12 years old, weight 1400; 6 or 7 other good work horses not described.