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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY; AUGUST 1, 1018 rm txrmnmm DATIT HF.F.W.B PAGE THflEB ITHAT SON-IN-LAW OF PAS By Wellington I THINK. CEDRtc MEKlWED THE issues; WtUP m U5UAU PRICE 15 flosfWRetWi; pyE'Toi- FOR CEPPC HE VflLl. General Sam Steele, Veteran of Mounted Police, Retired There are tow men hotter known in Canada than Sir Samuel Benold Steele KG JIG C.B., M.V.O., who has Just retired from active service. In the his name is a household Dominion worU. iU. Steele is a soldier by his breeding, his. early associations, and long and distinguished eerrfce. disciplinarian A without being a mar- discipnaran w tinet he was respected without lielng (eared by tho men under his com- whether these- wero constables mand, of the Police! iloyat North West Mounted cowboys enlisted without for service the T. D. Police. COWUUJH _ much actual training for service In 1ho Alberta Field force, under command of MaJor-General 1 Stfarigo for the suppression of second .Illel rebellion In ISSa or that now famous force raised by General Eteele and cn.iilr.peil and armed by tho lalo Strathcona for the Sonlh African war In 1593. His father, Capt. Elmcs Steelo, was a midshipman on board the Jeopard in 1S07, when that, vcsse fired ori-lhe Chesapeake to enforce tho right of search, the claim to en force which by. Great Britain, led lo tho war of 1S12 with the United Slates. After leaving -he iiavi Captain Slcelo was given land grants in County Slmcoe, and for which county Bit-as from. 1841 Steelej :the ;.JRea der-Iho late who under Chief Sekukunl. were causing much trouble. Upon his return lo Canada in 1907, he was given the cormaoJ of Mili- tary District 13, with headquarters at Calgary, from which place, ho was transferred lo Winnipeg In command ot Military District 10. Karly In 1915, Colonel Steclo was sent lo England wllh tho rank o major-general In command o Canadian units' in England, will headquarters at Folkestone. General Sleele hoped to .get a command In France, hut possibly hi age. for ho is now In his seven I let; year, stood .in his way, althoug je is still vigorous and erect'as man of half Ills years. lie returned to his native land, ha' lug earned the confidence and appn elation, not only ot tho military ai thoritiei of but of the wa office in Ixindon, hy whom he wa always treated with tho consider lion which his services and abllil demanded. One of the klndes hearted of men, he was always wi Ing lo receive and give'counsel to Canadian soldier, whether ho ca ried the chevrons on his sleeve or th stars on Ills V'ollar. That ho may..have many years y in which lo enjby the rest he has i well earned will be the wish of fcvc: true Canadian. mes from Calgary lhat Iho price Is I bo raised from nine quarts to eight arts for ono dollar. In Edmonton o price Is to remain at nlno quarts r a'dollar. The dealers stale lhat the whole crease Is to go to the owners'of Ihe nothing being kepi by Hie re- llcrs. Another Lethbrldge soldier been siflnally honored on the field of rattle. This time it Pis. Harry Mur-ro who tnlisted early in the war wllh the 13th C. M. R., trans- ferring to the Engineers at the. front. Munro has been award- ed the military mtdal for bravery in handling his train through fire in the fighting zone. Prior to en- listing he Was a locomotive en- gineer on this division of the'C, p. R. and [s widely known through- out Southern Alberta, the family being old timers In Lethbrldge. Two other brothers are it Shi front. London, Aug. from Bulgaria, Bays an Amsterdam dis- Hatch to tho' Eichango Telegraph palace. Company, declare that a serious out- break of lyphold is raging in the Bul- garian ariny and at Sofia. The num- casualties Is said to run Into the'thousands, especially In Ihe army. The medical service is reported to have broken down. Tho departure from Sofia of King Ferdinand, tho arrivals at Amsterdam say, was duo to the fact lliat two cases of "typhoid had broken out In tho royal KNAPMAN PLUMBING AND HEATING CO, Phone 1892 710 Fifth Ave. 3. lice In 1J13 as sergeant-major (ho force, under Col. he took part In the march of that famous body, then only 300 strong, from .Winnipeg to Iho Rocky Moun- 1alns. Steele was tho first and last Ecrgeant-major of the whole force, that rank being done away With wncn ho.received his commission as I Inspector. 'I General Stcclo was known trusted implicitly .by Sir John Mac- donaltl, who when' ho held the reins ot government In-Canada always kept of tho In his own hands. police i nis utt LI When it was' necessary to select an ol fleer of'the police to cp- that law arid order was ob- served during the conslruclion of tho (1 P.'R. through eastern Dri-, tish -it waa Inspector Steele who was selected by Sir John Macdonal'S for tho post, which In those early days was no sinecure. "Yhe 'Northern Pacllle had been com- pleted during tho previous year, and ill the murderers, gamblers and So much short-strayed, grain has grown In Southern AlUerta as o rcault of the dry .weather.that farmers are going to try a new machine to save It. Tho machine Is a header. It Is much different from tho headers used In those countries where grain may be cut and threshed at the samo time but it Is designed especially for shor crops where It la. tho farmer's dcslro lo save every head.If possible. The machine cuts Iho grain about fou inches under the head, and the.head are piled off the grain tahle In uunche something after the stylo of the ol' reaper which preceded the mpder hinder. The grain must left till 1 is well rlpbned hcforo holng cut.' Th I. IT. C. have a shipment of header on the ntay. It is calculated that th '.How .speedily they were deceived those who were on road during conslruetlon will well m'meCn the Mel'-rohelllon 'broke out in April, 1S85, Sleele was at onco ordered to report In Calgary wllh.a 1 Iho .men under his command and, .with'Ihe rank ot major, In a few orgnn.lxed, mounted and 'rifled a complete force o Police and cowboys, which wllh Iho 6olh Balalfon 'rom Montreal and other "row" aflcrwards, did effective service under General Strange, de- foaling Great liear, Iho Cra.o chief, at gold rush to the Tuhon Js at height In IMS, Superln-, tcndent Steolo was sent there from Jlacleod, where-.her was -in com' mand of two divisions of tho Royal North West Mounted and .whore ho repealed on a allll larger "ale his work of 1884-85 In British Columbia- in addition ib.hU duties us police officer In command In-the Yukon, ho was aluc-ft tin council there, and in that rendered Invaluable service 'wq Men Soaked .and Idler is i Fined- For some time It has been Magfe rato Irwlri's custom to attach a fine t JIO and costs on those found gullly: f having liquor "In their Jut.'ltke all'other-things'theseidays, he price is going and "25 Is now he figure. -r Frank' Doubleday, taxi-driver and fohn K. Swan, found o their sorrow this morning. Ttwy were ille- gally In their, possession aud fine was invoked. In addition, Swan, who. Is minus a job, was soared another }20 and costs as an Idler.'Al- together it cost him ?45 and costs.; Tho gypsies may leave the city any time now. The famous case against Frank Demetri for Iheft of from Katrlna Ilaywonan was dismissed yes terday afternoon after a Irlnl which lasted was no- tiling''to .connect DemetrM the theft. FARM LABOR THE PROVINCIAL DEPART- MENT MAS-OPENED A BUREAU IN THE BOARD OF TRADE OFFICES LETHBRIDGE To secure and distribute farm labor. Farmers rwishing to help should apply Immediately to MR- J. A- WEfR, Who has of this f .'service. PHONE 1603 A NECESSARY STEP in the right direction Is taken when our services as undertak- ers are requisitioned. AVc offer these lu oil who sire that tho preparation for burial, embalming and Inter- ment oi the departed should he according to tho most approved method and in good r Our. experience as FUNERAL DIRECTORS and knowledge oi our profession enables us to perform all duties satisfactorily. MacKAY MacKAY 803 Third Avenue South Phono 1B02 Lsthbrldge, Alta. FOR DRAYING OR HAY OR OATS PHONE 1779 iss-s Reliable Shoe Repairs THE CITY'BOOT''AND SHOE REPAIR SHOP H. LANGLEY, Prop. 40S 2nd Ave. S. Phone 1734 Next Fire Hall Dr.A.T.Spankie M.D., C.M.- EYE, EARJ NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner Sth Ave. and 2nd St East..Calgary. Office Phone JI2S4S .-5 Residence Phone 312077 Interne and House 'Surgeon, Manhattan Eye, and Throat Hospital, New York City, 1511-1914. to Calgary School Board DRAYING 01 AH WesternTransferCo, Limited P. fUttt PHONES Ubli. MM Do you know that the GRAHAM MOTOR CO.. can weld your broken auto frames, and make them as strong as new ones? s Not only.can, theySveld auto frames, but all kinds of. farm machinery. AN EXPERT IN CHARGE OF THIS LINE OF WORK. Manager THE ROY ELECTRIC Eltfctrical Contracting liinds. Agents for the World Famous Deko Light Country wiring a. specialty. 618 AMenuc Box 334 Phone 735 (reelfi Elliott Sheet Metal Works Expert Hot Air Furnaca Work Phone 1713 330 6th St 3. Lethbrldge, Alberta .J South AMcs, at first in command of Iho Lord Stralheoni Horse, for which' ho was mentioned )n by Lord Kitchener, and Ofltieral Sir Kedvera Duller on no leas than five occasions, as also h? Mold .Marshal Ixird Roberts. For Iheso services ho received promotion the. Queen's medal with three clasps (he Order of Commander of tho Bath and rn6mbcr ot tho Victoria Upon the .conclusion of tho war h reorganized tho South. African i Con tlabutary, which ha commanded" dur ing tho. remainder ofthls slay .In Kouth .suppressing phmcs outrages on Iho Hand, and cllaarme the naflrss of Ihe Norlh Trans.vaa Only Seven Quads for Dollar- High Cost Feed is the Reason That mlik prices iriust he advanced -vas Iho decision of a mooting of milk rortucers held In Iho city yesterday ffernoon. Some of those present stnt- d that they had had .tnclr .cows on radically a winter ration for tho last several weeks, .as there was no lasturo lo bo had. They all grow .nough alfalfa tor .winter', feeding out thls'ls now being used and wi! IBVO to bo-replaced later on by hay costing not less than twenty-five dol ars a ton, which Is about four.time ho price usually paid for loose hay on tho farm. Th6 present price ot gram and th high wages of help have apparent! added to tho milkmen's dlfficulllos and It WM decided by thB.mectln ;hat a higher price frjf milk offere Iho only way out. This.decision wa placed before the local dealers and 19 understood that they.hate ed raise which will lie in etfec from today. The raise In price wll! be from eight Whether stockmai withes to buy feed and care for his own stock of 1 put stock of farmer. Dale limits for feedmg period. Is pasture reqwred also for season? What prke per month per head the stockman wifl pay. SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIGHT TRAIN OR HOSBITA'J. CALLS, LETHBRIDGE HOTEL', CLOSED CAR PHONE 1324 AUCTIONEER Long experience in stock and farm machinery. Sales conduct- ed In, any part of P.LAVALLEY For Datei ahd'RXts Call The Oowlley Land Agency, Ltth- brldje. Phone1 1809 Tractor Repairs Wo spcclnllzo in rehoring gas tractor cylinders, and filling oversize pistons and rings. Wo have-In stock at present' oversizo pistons for all popular makes of gas tractors. Ford Engines Rgbored MIVEN BROS. 216 1st Ave, 3. Phone 1732 ADDRESS ANSWERS tO fl CRAIG, Dcprty Minister of Agriculture, L. A. H. Roosa Transfer We mtet