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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST 1018 THK MTIfiWItlJGR PATLT PAGE THREE THAT SONINLAW OF PAS By Wellington I I CEDWC hEmiONED THE I B5ua sun or sonsrmiw LIKE WMUJP Htfl USUAL PWCe 15 iWPWrTDHIS TOUR General Sam Veteran of Mounted Retired There are few men better known In Canada than Sir Samuel Benold who has just retired from active In the Dominion his name ds a household Sam Steele is a soldier by his his early and long and distinguished A disciplinarian without being mar he was respected without being feared by the men under his com whether these were constables of the Royal North West Mounted cowboys enlisted without much actual training for service in the Alberta Field under the command of MajorGeneral Strange for the suppression of the second Rtol rebellion in or that now famous force raised by General Steele and equipped and armed by the late liord Strathcona for the South African war in His Elmos a midshipman on board the Leopard in when that vessel fired on the Chesapeake to enforce the right of the claim to en force which by Great led to the war of 1812 with the United After leaving the navy Captain Steele was given land grants In County and for which county he sat as from 1841 to Sam Steele served in the Red expedition i under the late Field Sir Grant in In Which expedition Sir Kedveri Buller wae also aii Joining the North West Mounted Po lice In 1873 as sergeantmajor of the under took part In the march of that famous then only 300 from Winnipeg to the Rocky Moun Steele was the first and last Bergeantrmajor of the whole that rank being done away With wtien he received his commission as General Steele was known and trusted Implicitly by Sir John Mac who when he held the reins of government in Canada always kept the control of the mounted police In his own When it was necessary to select an officer of the mounted police to en sure that law and order was ob served during the construction of the through eastern Bri tish It wan Inspector eteele who was selected by Sir John Macdonalfl for the which in those early days was no The Northern Pacific had been com pleted during the previous and all the gamblers and liard cases who had flouted all au thority In Montana and flocked to Britten hoping to continue their evil courses How speedily they were un deceived those who were on the road during construction will well re When the Riel rebellion broke out in Steele was at once ordered to report in Calgary with all the mnn under his command with the rank of in a few ho mounted and drilled a complete force of police and which with the 65th Battalion from Montreal and other troops did such effective service under General de feating Great the Cree at 4oon When the gold rush to the Yukon was at its height In Superin tendent Steele was ecnt there from where he was in com mand of two divisions of the Royal North West Mounted and whore he repeated on a still larger acale his work of 188485 in British In addition to his duties os police officer in command In the he was also a member of the council and In that capacity rendered Invaluable service to the His work In South at first In command of the Lord Strathcona for which he was mentioned In dispathes by Lord and General Sir Redvers Buller on no leas than five as also by Field Marshal Lord For these services he received tho Queens medal with three the Order of Commander of the and member of the Victoria Upon the conclusion of the war he reorganized the South African Con which he commandeddur ing the remainder oft his stay in South suppressing Chinese outrages on the and disarmed natives of the North who under Chief were causing much Upon his return to Canada in he was given the cormand of Mili tary District with headquarters at from which place he was transferred to Winnipeg in command of Military District Early in Colonel Steelo was sent to England with the rank of majorgeneral in command of Canadian units in with headquarters at General Steele hoped to get a command in but possibly his for ho is now in his seventieth stood in his although lie is still vigorous and erect as a man of half his He returned to his native hav ing earned UIR confidence and appre not only of the military au thorities of but of the war office in by whom he was always treated with the considera tion which his services and ability One of the kindest hearted of he was always will ing to receive and give counsel to a Canadian whether he car ried the chevrons on his sleeve or the stars on his That he may have many years yet in which to enjoy the rest he has so well earned will be the wish of every true comes from Calgary that the price is to be raised from nine Quarts to eight quarts for one In Edmonton the price Is to remain at nine quarts for a The dealers state that the whole increase Is to go to the owners of the nothing being kept by the re Another Lethbrldge soldier has been signally honored on the field of This time It is Harry Munro who enlisted early In the war with the 13th trans ferring to the Engineers at the Munro has been award ed the military medal for bravery in handling his train through flro in the fighting Prior to en listing he was a locomotive en gineer on this division of the and is widely known through out Southern the family being old timers In Two other brothers are alto at the from says an Amsterdam dis patch to the Exchange Telegraph declare that a serious out break of typhoid is raging in the Bul garian army and at The num of casualties is said to run Into the especially in tho The medical service is reported to have broken The departure from Sofia of King tho arrivals at Amsterdam was duo to the fact that two cases of typhoid had broken out in the royal KNAPMAN PLUMBING AND HEATING Phone 1892 710 Fifth TRY A HERALD WANT AB 10 SAVE SHORT So much shortstrawed grain has grown in Southern Alberta as a result of the dry weather that farmers are going to try a new machine to save The machine Is a It is much different from the headers used in those countries where grain may be cut and threshed at the same but it is designed especially for short crops where it Is tho farmers desire to save every head if The machine cuts the grain about four inches under the and the heads are piled off the grain table In bunches something after the stylo of the old reaper which preceded the modern The grain must be left till it is well ripened before being The have a shipment of headers on the It is calculated that the use of headers will save three bushels of grain an acre more In a short crop than can bo cut with a Only Seven Quarts for High Cost Feed is the Reason That milk prices must be advanced was the decision of a meeting of milk producers held in the city yesterday Some of those present stat ed that they had had tnoir cows on practically a winter ration for the paet several as there was no pasture to be They all grow enough alfalfa for winter but this is now being used and will have to be replaced later on by hay costing not less than twentyfive dol lars a which Is about four times the price usually paid for loose hay on the The present price of grain and the high wages of help have apparently added to toe milkmens and it was decided by the meeting that a Ijighor price for milk offered the only way This decision was placed before the local dealers and it is understood that they have consent ed to a raise which will be in effect from The raise in price will be from eight quarts for one dollar to seven quarts for one making milk to the consumer 14 27 cents a During the greater part of last year milk sold for 10 quarts for ona Then in the fall the price wae raised to eight quarts for a Word Two Men Soaked and Costs Idler is Fined ui FARM LABOR THE PROVINCIAL MENT AGRICULTURE HAS OPENED A BUREAU IN THE BOARD OF TRADE OFFICES LETHBRIDGE To secure and distribute farm Farmers wishing to lecure help should apply Immediately to who has charge of this PHONE 1603 A NECESSARY STEP in the right direction ia taken when our services as undertak ers are We offer these to all who de sire that preparation for embalming and inter ment the departed should be according to the most approved method and in good Our experience as FUNERAL DIRECTORS and knowledge of our profession enables us to perform all duties MacKAY MacKAY 803 Third Avenue South Phone 1802 Reliable Shoe Repairs THE CITY BOOT AND SHOE REPAIR SHOP 408 2nd Phone 1734 Next Fire Hall For some time It has been Magis trate Irwins custom to attach a fine of and costs on those found guilty of having liquor in their like all other things these the price is going and is now the Frank taxidriver and John found this out to their sorrow this They were convicted of having booze Ille gally in their possession and the new fine was In who Is minus a was soaked another and costs as an Al together it cost him and The gypsies may leave the city any time The famous case against Frank Demetri for theft of from Katrlna Haywonan was dismissed yes terday afternoon after a trial which lasted all There was nor thing to connect Demetri with the Do you know that the GRAHAM MOTOR can weld your broken auto and make them as strong as new ones Not only can they weld auto but all kinds of farm AN EXPERT IN CHARGE OF THIS LINE OF Manager Central Alberta Feed for Southern Stockmen The Department of Agriculture being in possession of information as to certain Greenfeed Supplies made available by the cutting of frozen wheat and other grains in Central Alberta is prepared Jo answer enquiries as to available supplies with parties who are pre pared to winter If you wish to secure some of this feed or if you have stock you wish to have wintered write the Department of giving the follow ing information Number of cattle or for which feed is Whether stockman wishes to buy feed and care for his own stock or put stock in care of Date limits for feeding Is pasture required also for season What price per month per head the stockman will ADDRESS ANSWERS TO Deputy Minister of NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121122 New Burns Corner 8th and 2nd Office Phone M2848 Residence Phone M2077 Interne and House Manhattan Nose and Throat New York Specialist to Calgary School Board THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contracting Agents for the World Famous Delco Light Country wiring 518 4th Avenue Box 334 Phone 735 AUCTIONEER Long experience in stock and farm Sales conduct ed in any part of LAVALLEY ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Dowsley Land Leth Phone 1809 Tractor Repairs We specialize in roboring gas tractor and fitting oversize pinions and We have in stock at present oversize pistons for all popular makes of gas Ford Engines Rejbored NIVEN 216 1st Phone 1733 Roosa Transfer Wo meet all trajns Day and us at OP Phone 1869 FOR DRAYING OR HAY OR OATS PHONE 1779 1886 DRAYING Of All Kindt Limited Freight Si PHONES 1111 Freel Elliott Sheet Metal Works Expert Hot Air Furnace Work Phone 1713 330 6th St Alberta SPENCES AUTO LIVERY NIGHT TRAIN OR HOSPITAL LETHBRIDGE CLOSED CAR PHONE 1324 WHY NOT spend a day In country en joying the fresh beautiful sunshine and Engage OUR TAXI SERVICE for the Our cars are com our chauffeurs our rates Estimates given on driving UNITED TAXI SERVICE Phone 387 GEORGE MORGAN HOUSE DECORATOR 984 11th Phone 1483 Prompt and Reliable Work Done at Reasonable XS DONT THE WAR VETERAN WHEN YOU HAVE A JOB TO OFFER Secy Veterans Chib ;