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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AUOUST 2.1018 PAGE THREH I THAT SON-IN-LAW OF PA'S By Wellington FUNERAL OPIATE 1. HODGSON HELD AI BOW ISLAND or Sunday from a motor trip to Loth-fcriilgo. A pariy rt poven cars left on TiiPs-(luy for Calgiii;)'. Among ilM'i luoloi-Ing the followlnng were noted: Mr. and Mrs. K. S. Deattlo, Mcsars. T. R. Pairbairn, J. W. Ueid, Carlson and Johnson. Mr. A. Waddoll of Burdett was a via-ilor here on Saturday. (From Our Own Corrcsponflcnt) Bow Island, Aug. 1.-Tho funoral Of tho late Joseph Hodgson, who paas-ed away at Ills home east of hero on Thursday last, was hold on Sunday from tho family residence to the Win nifrcd cemetery where Interment took place. The funeral was largely attended, tlio, deceased being so well known and highly esteemed in tlio district. Tlie sincere sympathy of tho com munlty is extended to those left to mourn Mr. Hodgson's departure. Mr. and Mr.s. J. Nealo of Burdett wore visitors hero on Saturday. Mr. Chauncey Morey has lioen successful In Rocurinf; an artesian well on hi^ farm southeast of town, at a depth oZ 8.S0 feet. Mr. Ki. Rennic returned on Sun-aay froii, Ijethbridgo. Mrs. K. L. Stone and daughter in company ',vith her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Kurlhurt and Mrs. B. Fuller left on Wednesday by motor tor Car-maugay where (hoy will ho the guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. Hurlburt over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Conquorgood have returned from Lethbridgo. The many friends of Jfrs. A. "W, Owen will be pleascd,to learn that sho Is progressing veiy .satisfactorily after her recent serious illnesB. Mr. H. E. Beatllo motored down from ^Lethbridge on Sunday in company with Mr. C. Carl.-von. Tilr. and Mrs. F. J. Henderson motored to Lethbridge on Friday where tlipy remained over the week end, the Kuests of Air. and Mrs. J. N. Henderson. Friends will regret to learn of tho pi^rious illness of ttho youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Thompson at tho liouso of hla grandparents, Lethbridgo Avenue. Mrs. Reade and son were week end guests of Mrs. ICeefer, Winnifred. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Wllmot returned on Sunday from Lethbridge. A very sad accident occurred on Saturday on tlie farm of Mi'. John 75nck-er while his two boys were e.xamiuing u gun in tho farm kitchen witli its hnrrel pointing floorward the gun discharged, the sliots hitting tho floor, then bouncing back. Tho boys were both injured seriously. Tho smallest was shot through his ann between tho elbow and shoulder, tearing hia flesh completely away. The larger boy did not, escape so luckily, the shot entering his face. Thoy were immediately rushed to town when Dr. Munro attended their wounds. Both are now progressing favorably. Mrs. Bowo roturnrd to her home In Burdett on Tuesday after, spending tho week end with her sister, Mrs. Ji"-,. Halpin, Broadway. Tho sympathy of her many friouds 1b c.tfondod to Mrs. P. Rosa in the loss of har son who passed away in tbn States last weoek. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Potter have toluTOcd irom Lethbridgo, where they were guests during tho Stampede. Mloa Tona Schonert has been ap-Jjointod to fill the vacancy in tho school for the coming term, Wo understand tho tour teachers of last terra will resume theli* duties In tho school, Mr. Pitblado of Wlnnlppog was a Buest hero on Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Boll wero visitors In Lethbridgo stampede week. Mr. and Mrs, A. Caughey wero ' pruf'sti? in Letlibrldge over the wook cud. Mrs. Oatrum, and daughter Greta, returned on Tuesday from Medicine Hat Friends will be pleased to know that Mrs. Oatrum is progressing moat .BatlBtnctorlly after hor recent illneaa. Mr, M. Hartford was a visitor In lethbridgo on Saturday. Council will meet in the council chambers at the usual hour on Friday evening. Deputy Mayor Bratton will presldu and It Is understoood has aer-eral interoatlng topics to bring up for illKCussion, Mr. S. Y. Hurst spent tho wook end in Lethbridge, l\lr. Stady, ot tho Union Bank staff, loft on Monday for Barons to which point ho hna been transferred. Mr. and Mrs. M. Bowen hayo ra turned homo after a pleasant trip by motor to Buffalo Lake whqro. they were tlie guests of Mrs. Bowen's parents During their visit Mr. Bowen purchased a farm in that distr.'rt. .Mra. Laokenby who has been visiting friends here for the paat few weeks has roturiioJ to Uor, homo in lethbridgo. Mr. and Mrs, K, R, Loucks return-jBd on Saturday from Lethbridgo. Mr. L, A; Ostnim spent tho week lend In Medicine Hat. iii'- and Mrtj. It, h. Stouo roturued GOOD RACES SEEN Degradation of German Morals Shown in Order on Prisoner Racing Up to The Average and Finishes Were Mostly Close (Special to the Ilcrnld) Clarcsholni, Aug. 1.-The annual race meeting in connection with Claresholm Exhibition took place on the 30th and 31st of July and consid erably added to the enjoyment of the visitors to Claresholm Fair. The racing was up to the average seen at Claresholm and tho finishes were mostly cloae. The results: First Day. Half bred race for halt breds that never won $4U.O0. % mile- D. .M. Simmons, bl m. Our Lassie..1 H. Sharpies, b m. Pretty Baby ____2 C. F. A. Leeds, b g, Excelsior.....3 Also ran Garters, Redwing and Pippin. Won by a length-two lengths lind and 3rd. ' Local pony race, % mile- Ramage and Taylor, ch g Goldy____1 A. Strangoways, gr g. Laddie... Eric Leeds, ro g, Rob Roy..... Trixie throw her rider. Maiden purse, % mile- O. E. Hoffman, Lethbridge, b f, Fair Ella, 3 yr................ J. R. Watt, Claresholm, b g, P,al- sarrocb Fox, 3 yr............ Tho pair ran together throiigiiout Fair Ella winning by a abort head. Second Day. Free tor all, trot or pace- J. I'^urman, Lethbridge, br h. Homer Mac................1 J. A. McCuUough, Calgary, br m, .Montana Belle ........i 2 P. K. Moroland. Now Dayton, bl h, Haveiicresa .........3 3 2.21, 2.-2i,, 2.22. Nashwaak cup for halt breds sired by Nashwaak, -yi mile- 1 1 H. Sharpies, b m. Pretty Baby......1 C. F. a. Leeds, b g. Excelsior C. F. A. Leeds, b g, Romeo........3 Tho first and second raced together until Excelsior shot his bolt and Pretty Baby won fairly easy. Claresholm Derby, miles- J. Franklin, Macleod, bl li. Fort Maclood, 3 yr, (W. Hafley)... D. M. Simmons, Claresholm, bl m, Our Lassie, 4 yr, (Osborne),.. 0. E. Hoffman, Lethbridge, b t, Fair Ella, 3 yr, (C. Sharpies)..... Fort MaolGod under restraint made play from Fair Ella for nearly a mile when Fair Ella showed signals of dis tross. Our Lassie,-which had trailed 100 yards in the rear, came away with a great spurt and passing Fair Ella forced Fort Maeleod's jockey to bus tie hia horse up to win by throe iongths. After the race Miss Bessie Holmes the Derby Queen, presented a silver mounted riding whip to Ilatley who rode the'winner and fastened a res otte on the winning horse's bridle. Tho Derby Queen was presented with a bouquet of flowers and a souvenir locket on behalf^of the Exhibition Association. Open pony race, % mile- U. WIndiate, ch m, Trixie..........1 Ramage and Taylor, ch g, Goldy....2 a; Strangeways, gr g, Laddie......3 Won by a short head. An objection against the rider ot the winner for foul riding was overruled by tho Judges. Cowboy race, % mile- Won by Herrold Chamberlain on Garters, Romeo second, Cowboy race, >/4 mile- Won Charlie Sharpies on SUm, Romeo pocond. Ladles' race, % mile- Ethel Larion, first on Laddie. * Cora Nelson, second on Garters. Named harness race, mile hts, 3 in B. W. J. Stephen, ch m. Alba McGregor ....................1 Dr. McMillan, ch m, Minnie M.........................2 2.29, SAO; 2.38. Ranchers' purse, mile- C. F. A. Leeds, b g, Excelsior......1 R. WIndiate, ch m, Trixie..........2 Pretty Baby's saddle slipped and she threw her rider and stumpedod but without injury to herself. Washington, Aug. 2.-Proof ot Germany's methods to restore the falling birth rate and mnntain annual production, that ban benn nUit-.1 .It vpguoiy in news chaiincl:i, was made public today by the go.-eriimont. The committee on public information has received from tho military ntclllgenco section ot the war department- direct evidence ot the official admonishment to tho practice ot polygamy and worse. Conventions to be Disregarded The bureau has in its possession a letter from the "Head Office for the Increase of the Defense Power ot Germany" that was written to one Bruno Schnoldel of Hamburg. Not only la tho direct statomeut made in tho letter ot the .desire of the government that its man power production be maintained with dis-egard for the conventions or moralities, but tho allotment ot women to bo visited by the recipient ot the letter Is a corollary. Would Treble Birth Rate ' This is the letter, in accurate translation; "Since, as a result ot the war, the greatest part ot the manhood of the country capable of bearing arms has been called to the colors, it is tho duty of the male population, in tho interests of the fatherland, to take to themselves in loving manner the young women who have been left behind with tho object ot doubling or trabling the birth rate. 'Wo believe that In you we have' found the right man, and that you In this difficult time, will fulfill this honorable and responsible duty in a conscientious manner. Penalty for Failure to Obey 'The duty with which you have been Intrusted is ot a public nature, and by refusal you will incur severe penaUies under the statutes of war. "You will be informed upon visiting this office as to the district allotted to you and the addesses of the women to be visited by you. "You may use this communication aa a voucher." Tho letter waa taken from a German prisoner captured April 10, this year, by the third army of the American expeditionary force in France. Ottawa, July The Canada food board has nuiioved, temporarily, the restriction on the consumptinn of pork. Such action has been iniide posslblo by tho port production and conservation efi'orts in Canada and the tJnited States, and the food board's order, passed today, provides lliat pork, including bacon and all piwia ot the carcass, may h<\ served at any time in public caiing places, operating under Canada food board license. In making (his .Tnnounco-ment, the food board stated that, as a result of conservation measures ami increased production, pet r-X]K)rt.s ot porlf from the DpminUiii have been increaaed by 12."i,ii(i(i.iiiio pounds per annum, wliicli is an increase of ,571 per cent, over a five-year pre-war average. ? ? ? ? ? ? t' : ? :  � � EDITORS HEAR CANADA PRAISED Melville Stone, Head of Associated Press, Says Canada Held in High Esteem editors visiting England were invited yesterday morning by Lord Hcavnr-brookto meet Melville Stone, the head of the' Associated Press, at Uu: Overseas Press centre atlai^ied to tlie ministry of Information. Melville Stone, ndilressing tho editors, said: "1 know no other country in the world that has risen to so high a level in pulilic esteem in America during the war than has Canada. Canada, at the outbreak of the war, without any legal ol)Iigations to join In tho struggle, did so and llius look her part in the light tor civilization and all It involved." Later tho editors were entertained at a luncheon given in their honor by tho Canadian Club, their hosts including the Duke of Connauglu. lion. Walter Long and Sir Georgo Perley. In the afternoon the editors were entertained at tho mini�t,ry of information, where In the Cinema Theatre, they saw films of themselves taken in Franco and the Canadian training camps. FOR DRAYING OR HAY OR OATS PHONE 1779 18S-G The i'^rencii cabinet approved tha Introduction in the chamber of a bill granting an increase of pay to the non-commissioned officers and men ot the army and navy amounting to 700,000,000 francs yearly. KNAPMAN PLUMBING AND HEATING CO. Phono 1892 710 Fifth Ave. 9. Adimlsslon that he sent mail, to Germany through secret channelf for almost a year until the United Stated entered tho war, has been made by Georgo Sylvester Viereck, editor of "Vierlck's Weekly" formerly "The Fatherland," according to a statement made by Attorney-General Lewis of New York. London, Aug. 2.-(Via' Renter's Ottawa Agency)-The party of Canadian ANDY REPAIRS RADIATORS ALL WORK GUARANTEED. REAR DALLAS HOTEL (Upstairs) Reliable Shoe Repairs THE CITY BOOT AND SHOE REPAIR SHOP H. LANGLEY, Prop. 408 2nd Ave. S. Phone 1734 Next Fire Hall Hay & Feed F. 0. HYDE & CO. Cor. 2nd Ave. and 12th St. A. PHONE 1244 LETHBRIDGE J The Home Town Spirit  _ Contiibuted to Dominion Chautauqua Talk by NptI Woodman, of "Life" and "Judge" Fame. I put the i)ep and gingre in the bug that 1 inhabit. I try to drive away the wrong. 1 see tho good and srdh it. I pavo the stveots and light /em up and keep 'n;n nicely laundered. I guard tho public budget so the money won't lie squandered. I make a largo and joyful noise that all tho world may hear It. Please let mo Introduce myself,-I am the Home Town Spirit. I advocate each enterprise to benefit tlie people; 1 build the bridge, the water tower, the smokestack and tho steeple. Tho factory and hospital arise at my suggestion. I force the righteous settlement of every public Question. The churches, schools and reading rooms I boost by word and action and drop my money in the hat with joy and satisfaction. Tho best Is not too good for Mils community I live in, for I'm the Home Town Spirit and I'm not afraid of glvln'. I gladly sign the contract and I hustle like tarnation to bring the, big Chautauqua here with all Its Inspiration. To spread the gladsome news abroad I'm tireless in my labors. I boost the season ticket sale among my friends and neighbors. I pound my drum and cymbals and arouse enthusiasm and drive the pes slmi�tic blues from anyone who has 'em. Success is ours; it's bound to be; there's nothing that can queer it. Three cheers for me, ,tor I' aui he,- the good old Homo Town Spirit. 1 1 2 2 The Bummor Bohool ot r,ural leader-ship is atartod at Ouelpli, Central Alberta Feed for Southern Stockmen The Department of Agriculture being in possession of information as to certain Greeiifeed Supplies made available by the cutting of frozen wheat aind other grains in Central Alberta is prepared to answer enquiries as to available supplies with parties who are prepared to winter stock. If you wish to secure some of this feed or if you have stock you wish to have wintered write the Department of Agritulture, giving the foUow-iug information: Number of cattle or horses, ages, etc., for which feed is required. Whether stockman wishes to buy feed and care for his own stock or 4 put stock in care of farmer. Date limits for feedmg period. Is pasture required also for balance of season? What price per month per head the stockman will pay. ADDRESS ANSWERS TO H. A. CRAIG, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, , Edmonton, Alta. ;\EEECTK!CALj(I i)SUPPUE.Si) AND ALL KINDS OP TRICAL WORK. W.L. McKenzie & Co. PHONS an 71S Srd Av�. S. THE PROVINCIAL DEPART- I WENT 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 oi" this free service. PHONE 1603 THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contracting of all kinds. Agents for the "World Famous Deico Light Country wiring a specialty. 518 4th Avenue Box 334 Phone 735 Freel & Elliott Sheet Metal Works Expert Hot Alp Furnacs Work Phone 1713 330 6th St. S. Lethbridge, Alberta AUCTIONEER Long experience In stock and farm machinery. Sales conducted In any part of Alberta. P. LAVALLEY COALDALE, ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Dowsley Land Agency, Lethbridge. Phone 1809 SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIGHT TRAIN OR HOSPITAL CALLS, LETHBRIDGE HOTEL. CLOSED CAR PHONE 1324 Tractor Repairs We specialize In reboring gaa tractor cylinders, and fitting oversize pistons and rings. We have in stock at present oversize pistons for all popular makes ot gas tractors. Ford Engines Rebored NIVEN BROS. 216 1st Ave. S. Phone 1732 L A. H. Roosa Phone 1619 P.O. {Box 805 CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS EVERYTHING IN ACCOUNTING AUDITS, r: INVESTIGATIONS, SYSTEMS INSTALLED, INCOME TAX RETURNS, BUSINESS TAX RETURNS, BOOK-KEEPING, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS. Henderson, Reid and Paterson Room 6, Dominion BuMdInfl 612 Fourth Avenue 3. Transfer We meet all train* Day and Night. See ut at Depot, or Phone 1869 GEORGE MORGAN HOUSE DECORATOR. . , . 964 11th St. 8. ^ Phone 1483 Prompt and Rella^ble'^Work Done at- Reasonable;.prices. FDRCET THE WAR VETERAN WHEN YOU HAVE A JOB TD OFRER SecV Veterani' CIaI� Phone 372 �''lilii,.<;;iWHMlMtW ;