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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It I i; LBTHBHlIXiE, AUJfHTA. Former Local Boy Killed Many Huns 4 Sergt. Major Boyd Has Good Record Lethbrldge can boast of being the, when liie left flank, at his command heniy uachluu pin post, he, at the head of threo men, rushed tie tun and captured it. killing three of the crew ami capturing of the enemy whu were in the birthplace of a younx tnau who won I was held up by an more than usual distinction. In the' war. His name Is J. W.Boyd. and he trench. "For this he was awarded a bar lo his Military Mfdal. ''Sergeant Boyd kept np his splendid work and was agalu mentioned In dis- patches for his services before Hour- !on and Cambj-al. September 27 to 29. The official citation reaiis: For conspicuous xillantry, leader- ship and devotion to duly. When his platoon officer was wounded on Sop. tember 27 he took command: fearlessly led his platoon and by sheer personal bravery and Inspiring example did deadly execution to the enemy. He Is a sergeaut-major with the 50th Al- toerlas, although now a resident of Cumberland. B.C. "Orer there" he von the .Military Medal with bar and ako tho Distinguished Conduct McAlal, and hail -altogether a wonderful record. Scrgt.-Major Boyd was born and raised in I.ethbrldge and is a brother of Mrs. n. J. Campbell, SI'S 7th Are. S.. and a brother of Joseph Boyd, who enlisted with the -Mounted Police overseas contingent. A Vancouver exchange gives Uie fol- lowing account oi Sergt.-MaJor Doyd's 1 "He is an N.C.O. of character and his fearlessntas la an estimable inspiration-to all ranks of the battalion." says the official report. Jle Is only twenty-three years of age Hud yeut overseas the oOth Bat- talion from Alberta, but Cumberland Is his home and upon discharge he will join his parents at Inn island city. In the two months cf August Scp- he won the .Military Jledal, the lur to the .Military Medal and the Dis- tinguished Conduct .Medal and was lnomolt'J from corporal lo sergeanl- njajor. v Silenced Machine Gun "In front of Hallu, on August !0 and 11, 191S. he won the Jlilitary Medal for conspicuous gallantry and'leadershsp. During tlm attack his company was held up by heavy machine gun fire. absolute disregard, for his per- sonal safety and having In view only Ihe success of the operation, he crawl- ed forward and bombed one enemy machine gun crew from the fliak. After silencing-the gun he rushed the position, bayonettlng the three remain- ing memoera of the crew. This enabled Dllu. Im men to come forward and also set forward. Afterwards he car- an example It possible for his command to reach and consolidate the final objective. Throughout Ihe operations his efforts were heroic and he undoubtedly assisted la making the operation a cess. ''After this exploit he was promotefl lo. sergeant and .continued to win glory. In front of Duty the operations from September J to Sep- tember J, 1818, he commanded his pla- toon with'conspicuous gallantry and utter disregard for his -personal safe- tyrsettlng a fine example to his men. Fearira. "On th.e morning of September 2, PAGE SEVEN ricd out continuous patrols until morn- lug. Is an .V. C. 0. of extraordinary character and his fearlessness is on Inestimable Inspiration to all ranks in the battalion.' i Distinguished Conduct Medal and promotion to rank of sergeant- major was the result of thli display of bravery.1', Meeting Thursday Night To Pu{ Grand Old Game on the Map Again was always where he was most effec- tive and repeatedly rushed enemy posts, killing freely, and capturing many of- tlie entruyi September, ?s when attacking the .Marcoing line lie again fought in the same tireless, gallant manner and in spito of stubborn redstanco his platoon nerer: faltered foul accom- j plisbed a great success largely owlns to his gallant leadership and disregard of danger. Splendid N. C. O. "'On the night of September the situation was not Or a tlae, and owing to much wife'and'difficult ground, companies and umts were not In touch with'each other.. Sergeant A meeting for tho purpose of organ- izing lacrosse for Id ID will be held at Armstrong' and Raworth's jewelery KEEP OFF THE ICE Children are warned that to get on the blocKS of :ca on Henderson 1'ark Lake is ex- tremely dangerous. store on Thursday night at 3 o'clock'! -J sharp. j Every old timer U asked to attend, j as lacrosse is the old timers' The young boys want your advice and you should be al the meetics to It. Don't imagine you arc too old and out of the game. Altcnu IhlE 'meeting and fed young again. Six dozen sticks are on tue way from tbe east now so that just as sboii as the clubs ?re organized and the weather fine, everything will be ready Already Started in Some Places Moist About Six in- ches Down Seeding will be general through- out southern All'l'rla nest week. Reports today from Raymond are that farming opci-.uioris are in full swing, with swdins to Mart the Utter part of the week. On Saturday sonm c-arly seed- ing was done at Vulcan. tint ihc is in good condition six inches down, beiBg quite inoin. but be- law that it is very dry cm-Ing to the lack of molsluni during Hie summer and fail. Tlio (here- fore, will be wholly ik'peiiduil on the-'spring and early .summer rains. However, the greatest op- Urntfim prevails that there witl be a normal amount of moisture dur- ing the season. A great .deal of land ivhich 1133 been lieaviiy crpppyri the past lour years will be summerfalbwed this year, but in spite of this the acre- age 111 crop in the railway division will run between li.oOO.OOU and S.OOO.ODO Assessor's Keport Heady, or approximately 50 per cent Big Changes Bui About ihe Surtie Total TJie Library Committee has liepn! frequently niri organization' I is now completed. The following are j on the book committee. MiJs t-hcr, U. A.. President 0. R. Marnocii of the Koard of Trade, S. Graj1, bar- rister, Canon McMillen, atid K. Bar- rownian. The committee will meet ionigM to look over the Looks collect- ed and to recommend the purchase of new books. I TOTAL ASSESSMENT IS NOW to start with a bang. i Boyd undertook to find oil', tho f Una-1 Don't feel out of place if you are Just imagine one of the old time 1 fr Letbbrldge-Ferale games. If you are Interested in lacrosse'or 14> sport of any kind, attend this" meeting 1 LOCAL DELEGAIES liulldings Superasscjs- Ti: city assessment is now ready rnent and lias been accepted. Tho total Personal Iambic is apprnximatcly the same i (Huslness) witli that fur schoul purposes pud an! Floor Space increase of on ihc remainder. I (Htisiness) The land has been reduced in the! city about and tile buildings, which lor the last five years have been assessed al 35 per cent of thoir of ;au Increase. The business rnent bojh. personally and for space remain much the same as for The following arc tbe figures: Taxable for all purposes: 1S15 1915 Land...... li.SS2.679 not brought to the matter hy pne Interested person. In the 'recipients of distinct- tali, trait they will readily understand how tha ontlsslonfc occurrsd. The Boy flcoits'who jandett In the Ittk Bctterr on Tlxy were 4rilM mi comMitfed by Cooper, MRMry -Mtdtl, toe Mtk to School DfetiiGis Dfisiriiig to Hold Sthool Fairs Cominencing in the Spring of 1919 The Department of Agriculture at Edmonton pur- poses giving assistance in the organization, manage- ment financing of School Fairs through the School of Agriculture at dartsholm. This notice ha: reference to the lerrilory In Southern eitmdiBf trea tkt Mil lite of tin 0. P. R. to Brieny, fm COTniBUteo of Inleresleil shall he wrllrfi It Is proposed to hold I Pair, which commlllee will with the of Agrlcultare tnd Bdncallon tfce work of the flit. A of from eight lo twenlr. five stliw, cfBTenlejt lo (he efattt will selected Oardtn will be dljfrllnied (trough lo the punilg of thete schooUi The will plane tbe Med> at home, for tin. Mlft Off Ennmer, UM< la tho fall, enhlbtt sarnplw of the product, at 11 im Olrli will recipes and I. connectloi, with the ttwlai iml cooking that thej will at the Tun. TO W.J. STEPHEN, Principal, J Cktmkoln, AlberK UNRESERVED AUCTION SALE HORSES and CATTLE WILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION ON THURSDAY, APRIL 3rd -AT TWO. O'CLOCK SHARP AT JOHN BRODIE BARN, ON THIRD STREET S., LETHBRIDGE j OPPOSITE THE FARMERS' FEED BARN The following: 1 hay marc. 8 years old, In foal, 1600 Ihs.; 1 gray marc. 4 years old. In foal, 1200 Ibs.; 1 black marc, 3 n4d, 1800 Ihs.: 2 bay mares '.I-years old, 2600 Ibs.; 1 sorrel mare, fi years old, 1300 Ibs.; l.bay mnro, [i years old; 1300 lha.j 1 grey horse. 3 years old. HOO Ihsi; 1 bay raare, 7 years old, 1300 !hs.; 1 brown mule, S years old 1200 Ihs.; 1 grey mare, 9 years old, 1100 2 mares, old. 2500 mars colt, 2-year-old; I horse colt, 1-year-old; 1 hay saddle 'pony.' 4' years old; 1 bay saddle pony. S ynurs old, a good one; 1 black mare, 4 years old. In freak cows; I high grade roan Durham' cow; 1 bull calf, 1 year old, 1 grain box; 1 saddle; 2 heavy chains for engine and plow work. S feel long, half inch links; feet'of 2x10 Inches, II and 1C "feet long; 200 posts for fence work; 1 lieavjf cement water trough, 8 feet long, TERMS OF THE ABOVE SALE OF GOODS ARE CASH. i. Registered-Pcrcheron 8 years old, 1SOO Ibs., rr sure .foal getter; 1 black Pefcheron million, 7 years old. 1SOO Itja.. a' sure foal setter; I high grade Pertlicron 4 years old, 1700 Ibs., a lure getter. TERMS OF BTALLIO-VS-Half cash, balunco to bo joint notes payable Jan. v.Kh S per cent on credit amounts, of 8 per cent, off for cash on credit amounts. J. A. Snuti, Aoctiofiecr NOTICE THE LAST AND BEST OPPORTUNITY OF THE SEASON AUCTION SALE MONPAY, APRIL 14th HAVING RECEIVED INSTRUCTIONS NOBLE'FOUN- CATION, LTD., (.WILL OFFER FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE MARQUIS BARN, 1 MILE NORTH OF NO8LEFORD, COMMENCING AT 12.30 P.M., THE FOLLOWING: 40 head of large youn? horses and mares, from 1250 to These horsus are all ta good condition and reaiiy for, bard work. Some oi them having been at work during the winter They Consist, of 3 spans of 3-year-old, and moat of tho balance range from i to 9 years old. 1 CATTLE-r-20 choice Shorthorn and heifers. Most ot calves at side. 20 good yearling Shorthorn heifers, 1 registered] Shorlhorri Lull, extra good 5-year-old. v L S of our fatuous 12-24 Sampson Sieve Grip- Trad- ors. These engines werp. carried by us in: atock in the past _ -.yeiir and were simply used two months in the burry-up eeaaon, _ .iiaklnR them second-hard. They have been orer by a tKorough .Liecliaulc during the winter 'and are now in a first-clasi cofiditlon. These are the best 12-24 encinet ve have erer used. We idU sell oce 13-24 He ider tractor la good repair. 15] John Deere gang These Johd Deere] are only a yueA and are In 1st claw condition. Ttoy. onry being disposed, of ai we are going to replace them ivtih Ihree-furror plowBj I ten-furrow Reeve gang plow irith' 'stubble bottoms; 1 John Deere eight-farrow frame witk and breaker bottoms; I John Deer three-furrow pony engine gang- 1 three-furrow low lift adjustable John Deere plow; 4 wftod f boss harrows; 2 Diamond harrows; 6 wagons; Borne extra wmcon boxes; 2 water tanks; 1 Jph'n Deere double disc; 1 tingle disc; 0 seta double harness and numerous others articles. and below, camh. Balance on approved note at 8 per cent, till fall. v Arrives at Nobleford from the Korth at 12.30 and teaves at 4JI1 C, P, R. FREE LUNCH will be acrved at 12.00 o'clock. THE NOBLE FOUNDATION OWNERS- R. A. JOHNSON AUCTIONEER A qnantity of wheat and oat seed eligible for reg- istration, wffl be Mid, Tin win be w of seeming the best teed mutable. R.C.Harvey's Humane Docker Kavlnt used this decker with splendid result! for the put years I am placing It oil tho market. It'CUts and sears immediately and prevents bleeding I have fonnd this docker noes not retard the growth of lamb as is lha' caso IA the old method of which pvti tfet lariib back one month. My hnniine docker cao be br ron IALE iv R.C. HARVEY 631 5th S., ;