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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PA6E15MHT THE LETHBRIDOE DATLT HERALD FRIDAY, APRILS. IMS VULCAN MAN A L! llTrom Our Own C"my(>si>on;1cnO Vulcan, Apr. 4.-Weather Londitions are still ldp.il anil it does one good to see the farmers! working'on the laud again. Great, activity prevails and all of then) are optimist!? as to the crop this year. Survivor of Raid U was with great interest the writer Jiatened to a survivor of an air raid over London. England. Ho is a resident of our town and as his experiences are so recent ii will be interesting lor them to he printed.' He was living with his parents in \orth London and he was sleeping in a bedroom at the top of the house which was three storeys up. The raid took place in '.ho early hours of the morning ami a homo was dropped which struck the extreme edge of the roof. Needles* to say it splintered the honse_ bringing hint down to the bottom with bed. furniture, plaster and beams. He claims ho never lost consciousness, although his collar bone was broken, also his ankle and ;irm. He also sustained n �.itvero wound ;>r the li:sck of the neck His njother and sister were fortunately unharmed owing to being under n largo table in the dining room below, the table acting as a shield. The young man claims that there is no ]�lacc. like Canada anil we certainly agree with him. Spring Rush The spring rush of Americans has commenced and Vulcan is apparently well known, judging by the number of strange faces appearing in this town. i On Monday evening last week the members of the L.O.B.A. club gave a large audience a splendid and clever reproduction of "The Village Doctor," under the able supervision of Miss Belle Peace. ! It was a treat to see '"Mrs. Crane" nnd "Jane" in ihefr quaint attire and the "Doctor" acted his part very well considering that he was on (he stage practically all evening. It was hard for the critic to single any one person out. as everybody gave of their best and the  large audience showed their appreciation of the "home talent." The members themselves enjoyed acting Just as much and everybody seemed to be proud that this small town possessed such a supply of talent. At the, conclusion of the play a musical program was arranged and several ;TOcal numbers were fir-,' on. Miss Annie Smart rendered three I Scotch solos which were received splendidly by the audience. Miss Levins Wilson contributed a solo as did Miss Belle Peace. The last named al- ; so gave us some recitations. Mr. Dav- j is supplied us with music which would � 'have been-a credit to a "Jazz Band/' Mr. H. T. Steed, one of our farmer cittcens, returned to Vulcan last �Mk and brought a bride with him. We attend best wishes to the happy Couple. Death of Mrs. Murphy It is with regret we have to ail- ! nounce the death of Mrs. Murphy of : Vulcan. Her illness extended for quite � a while and during the last few- weeks ) the immediate relatives knew that her | life was nearly at a close. The funeral arrangements were conducted by Geo. L. Jacques of Vulcac, and inter-merit took place at the Vulcan cento-; tery . We extend our heartfelt sym- j pathies to the family and relatives. 1 The income Lux forms have kept ev-1 erybody in town busy these last few '� days, and though they were supposed , to be completed by the 1st of April, yet ; there still remains a large percentage * to do yet, owing to shortage of forms. Vulcan is quite up to date in regard j to the "great allied drive" and bulle- j tins arrive regularly every day here reporting the progress of the allied troops. There are rumors of another brick building in town. We shall soon have our fire insurance rates decreased to about one-half and the fire brigade will be given notice that their services are no longer required. Several farmers have reported that they have commenced seeding, one CORRECT THE ACT Ottawa, April 4.-Notice of amendments to the Women's franchise bill was given In the house of commons tonight by Sir Robert Borden, tinder the bill as presented to the house, the franchise granted to women in certain provinces would he wider than that already possessed by men. The amendment seeks to remove the differences. It provides that the qualification of women shall be the name ns would entitle any person to vote at a Dominion election In the province in which women seek to vote..  ! man having about 100 acres already in. Harry \V. Noel, proprietor of tho Imperial hotel here, is still trying to figure out where all the people come from and how to find room for them all. He always carries a worried look around train time and does the best ho can to satisfy everybody. We hear that quite a number of our young people are contemplating marriage in the near future. We shall soou have to use an S. O. S. call for siziglo young men. as we are getting acarcc around these parts. Farm laborers seem to be very plentiful these times, judging by the number of men hanging around Vulcan these days. .Every train sees more arriving and Vulcan certainly is known far nnd wide and wc hope it will never lose Its reputation. Easter Services Last Sunday evening the Rov. A. It. j Shrag delivered a splendid Easter j Sermon to a fairly good audience and j the church was beautifully decorated i with flowers. A specially augmented : choir was on hand and pave a fine rendering of "There is a Grceu Hill" under the direction of Miss Belle, Peace. i H. C. Jones, accountant of the Bank of Hamilton. Vulcan, received a hur-j ried call to Dundas. Ontario, owing to ; the sudden death of his father. We{ extend our sympathies to him in hit, sad bereavement. An auction sale of horses and cattle took place yesterday on the old Hoad-ley ranch near Vulcan and the owners, Messrs. Stewart. Bros, were highly pleased with the result. The total amount realized was HOyOOO, and at this time of the year the prices were i exceptionally good. j Seeding has been delayed a little; owing to th� ground being frozen a little, but It will be recommenced very > soon again. Details of the baseball meeting held �� are not yet to hand, but will appear next resort Another List of Attractively Priced Quality LIEUTENANT HARRISON, JR- Harrison "and hef little son leaving Investiture, - carries his deed lather's V. C. Mrs. Buckingham Palace after the King's pen for taking a Journey in time of war. Tbey were arrested by the A.P.P. and on Wednesday were fined each 115.00 and .costs. They will not say "no saves" after this. Anniversary Services. The anniversary services at the Union church last Sunday were a decided success. Rev. Wilkinson of the Union church at Plncher Creek cou- i ducted the services and preached two l very excellent aerawas. A large congregation was present to bear bin. On Monday evening a public meeting was held in the church. Revs. Wilkinson, Hunter, Young'and Fulton gave short addresses. Mr. F. II. Plakney. unveiled the Roll of Honor of alt the men who bad left Blairmom tor overseas to engage In the mighty Oranges, down..................... 65c and 75c Lemons, deaen................. .......... 60c Riee Tomatoes! per lb..................- /2 lb. tins ... flOo Trout, Deep 8ea, 2 tins for.................4oo i/sal Loaf, per tin.........................>*� Horse Radish, per bottle .................. 30c Pork and Beans, Donalea Brand, 1 lb. tins eaoh 10o Tomato Soup, Snlder'e large tin, each......20c Marmalade, Wethey's 12 ox. Jar ............ Me Crabapple Jelly ........................... 30c Grape Jelly ................................ '�c Ginger Marmalade ..................... Joe Dutch Tea Rusks, pkg........................ 20e Raspberries, Goodwillles in glass, each......45e Lemfig. pint sealers, each .................. 4B* Taragon Vinegar, per bottle............... 250 China Ginger, per Jar......................46c Biscuits, McVitle and Prices, Abernsthy, lb. 45c Pickles in bulk, Llbbys' sweet mixed, pint 30e Olives in bulk, per pint ..................r 30c Rorst Pork and Dressing ................... 60c Boiled Ham, p�r lb........................ 60c Veal Loaf, per lb............................35c Premier Bacon, sliced, per lb. ...............60c Premier Hams, sliced, per lb...... ......... 65c Premier Backs, sliced, per lb................60c Lard, 1 lb. bricks, each.................... 38c Oleomargarine, per lb..................... 40c Dutch Sets, per lb..........................30c Multipliers, per lb........................ 20c Crisco. small tin .......................... 40o Shredded Wheat Biscuits, per pkg.......... 15c Cream of Wheat, per pkg................. 23c Krumbles, 2 pkgs........................... 23c Grape Nuts, 2 pkgs..... ..... ............35c Pancake Flour, Aunt Jemimas...............20c Fruit Cakes ,per lb......................46c Geo. Kerr & Co. Phones 1453 and 1365 313 Fifth Street South Family Grocers-Tea and Coffee Merchants conflict in Europe. The ladles of the | Jack Smith was soloist for the even- and expressed his thanks to all those Church then favored those ptgsem tag. The meeting wag enjoyed by who had made the evening so plea-wlth tea, sandwiches and cake. Mr. | all. Rev. Fulton acted as chairman sant and instructive. CE Toronto, Apr. 5.-A verdict censuring1 the military authorities for the manner in which they moved Private Robert C. Gillies from his home to the hospital at Exhibition Camp was returned by Coroner Bateman's jury. In addition to finding that Private CMllles died from pneumonia, the jury found ' that there was negligence in having Gillies removed from his home to Exhibition Camp without first consulting the family physician. The Jury also censured the military authorities for the delay in responding to the telapbono message requesting that a military doctor attend him at h'.s home before sending the ambulance for his removal. OUR DEFENSE In the spring we may be attacked as any moment. Toxic poisons pile up within us after a hard winter, ana we feel "run-down," tired out, blue and discouraged. This is the time to put oar house in order-cleanse the system and put fresh blood into our arteries. Yob cau obtain an alterative extract from Blood root, Golden Seal, Stone and Queen's root, Cherry bark, rolled into a sugar-coated tablet and sold by most druggists, in fifty-cent vials, aa Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. This blood ionic, in tablet or liquid form, is just what yon need lor '' Spring Fever," for that lack of ambition. It will fill you full of vim, vigor and vitality. Lwosat, Ostario.-" When my little aughter was live years old her liver was so sluggish that I feared .she might be troubled with habitual constipation. I had read a i great deal about Ductor Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and decided to try it with her, giving her small noses. I found that it not only helped her liver tint it also proved to be a splendid tonic, as well. It, was such a splendid medicine "biit I would never hesitate to give It to her again if she needed it, and 1 take pleasure in recommending it to other mothers whose little ones senm to need a liver regulator and blood maker."-Maa> Lolisa Beach, lias ANNIVERSARY SERVICES ARE HELD AT FRANK (From Our Oton Correspondent) Blalrmore, April 3.-March went out with its usual lion-like attitude on Saturday and Sunday. It was very unfortunate to Easter hats. Miss Violet Sargent is home from Pincher Creek where she ha3 been attending school for some time. She will return at the week-end. Miss Jewel McDonald and Master John McDonald, who were attending high school at Edmonton, arrived home for the Easter holidays. A number of the local school staff were away over Easter. MIbs Keith was visiting Calgary friends: Misses McColm and Fulton were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Morrison at Cowley; Miss Roofe Is attending the teachers' convention at Edtaonton, and will not return until the end of the week. Miss Bradish, a sister of Mtb. E. G. Ewan of Blalrmore, and who has been formerly in the local hospitals as nurse and later went to Walla Walla, Wash., In the same capacity, is now with the American Red Cross and Is reported to be now at Newport News. Found Dead. Frank Korner. a well known resident of Frank, was found dead In a stable on the Oibeau ranch on Sunday last. He and a neighbor of Mr. Kendrick had rented the Gibeau ranch, which was adjoining that of Mr. Kendrlck's. They had driven some horses down on Saturday. On Sunday morning Mr. Korner went over to the Gibeau place but was to be back at noon. He did not arrive back and Mr. Kendrick sent two boys over to aee what was the matter. The boys reported that they could not find him. Mr. Kendrick went over 1 and finally found him dead in the stable. Coroner Pinkney was called by the police and viewed the remains. He decided that there was no foul play and also there was no need of any investigation. Tho remains were taken home on Monday. The funeral was held on Wednesday afternoon and the interment' was in the Blalrmore cemetery. He leaves a wife and large family to mourn his Iosh. They have the deep sympathy of the community. Two aliens of Austrian birth landed in town without the- necessary pa- Artistic Vitali if SHOWS IN EVERY LINE OF Quality Clothes As before the War, price governs quality of work and material, but owing to the scarcity of wool and skilled labor, to-day it is more imfiortant thaii ever to know what you are buying s Your best protection if you are not a judge of fabrics is to select a brand of clothes whose makers have established a sound reputation for good goods and true value: Spring 1918-Models showing many desirable innovations are now ready for inspection Made-to-measure or Ready-for-Service Local Distributors , LOUIS KEEL FASHION-CRAFT STORE LETHBRIDGE Fashion-Craft is sold by 200ReUable : Merchants in Canada. 13310386 ;