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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTHBRHM1B DAlUt UUUS t Unfailing Courage Was Major Staffords Great Characteristic in Field District News met hta has just lo S The major wounded by oaa amons us who did not have tuo EheU at 2 15 Jans and rrbstest admiration tor we all Sirt ftrw Uouls the way had such perfect confidence lu him for rrom tho dressing titloa to Ihe hos He was to gone oo leave and would have bwn oway at the Uoie but would not ro bittery to a The funeral was on the follow ing The servlcs was conducted ttended terter and Chap latn brisada p S McLollan and Fit rers Drivers J Wright and Trumpeter Wheeler Mo and By reason ol tha critical position held by the battery only twenty men could be present at tie Major form a pastor of Kara church writing to says Tea major has and I have zay best Wend on whom I bad known longer and more intimately other mar la tie When ieadse roe yesterday I could hardls beliefs Evea I canuot 1st he has been A3 we ware sol in tho Mine we met onlj BOW and Bui to meet was joy for he was always the same in peace and That winning ol his never lett you well he waa loved by everyone in his Andrew has done felt the loss Ilka the loss oi So did ihe serp an old regular said tome Were lost a Tie majors thought first and was for his He was oae o the bravest men I ever Well never gel anotbar like That was what aU Twenty men of ihe mostly Lelhbridge attended the to pay the test tribute of respect to the friend and commander they I rode sev eral miles with them on the way There was but one thought to all our admiration for our comrade and sorrow for his Tne body in Its was taken In an ambulance wagon from the hos pital to the and then car ried by some of his Treys to the grave Davids lament for Saul and Jonathan his expressed onr glref am the wonderful passages In Revelation are these that are In white robes the confident hope tha such men cannot I know iiow orond yoo are of him Eo U you could bare aeen him M Us men jaw him In this land at all times strong and very yon would be prouder o fcta than aotaUcn from Capt TOUDSS let h u followi In the short time ud known the major and since k under bis I leame to lore and respect him as did ever ud man of the He wa a prtoce Among erer thoughtfu of and to the very last nls jrordi inse look aWr the of tha 9Mn ot the ESth I eitend 700 onr mnrt h earl felt tte tiousht that the majormet 2ila fate in the of the enemy and while Miring his conntry was such 2 huril and abso lutely Just and fair lu all his adminis always thought oi his men aril offlcers before We all realize how ha has saved many of our lives by his seleclloa of battery When our position became untenable he was last to At the Somme on cue 1 started tact lo get the whom some one I had been lett The major jnce gave mft orders to take charge at see that they set into per safe while he alone re amed tor the He proved to us ha was absolutely yet at tco sams time he never took foolish CARDSTON IFroin Our Own Correspondent lawn social was given ba tne grounds on the evening of July in houor of Hev KellocS atuJ their A very enjoyable time was Games sul music were Indulged speeches by tred Goss aud lockcauslnc much loterest and Oweudale mate V did good singing several num bers most were served by the Ladies Weeks and Scott beSos the About sixty persons were present and were uellshW with the Married at the manse on July 30 by tha Kellock Mr Bengry to Elsie ot Cardslon The Presbyterian Ijidts AW and Sunday school are holding a picnicin grove on Aug First Annual Retlaw Exhibition Was Successful Crowd first annual these classes were chances The baltery has lost a very groat and one decision ipon nuy matter at ali was always with lull confidence that it was the very ot the headquarters writes as follows Sticking to tUlioa o the Hetlaw asilculiural so lely has passed lulo history a nost successful The huge at endance and Iho enthusiasm display augurs well for Ihe and tves Ihe exhibition an aflsplclous tart towards permanent The directors are to bo Naturally the though aura jrous were not up to he mark that mgb be expected from exhibitions of onger but Ihey were all and everybody was well satis fied and confident in the beltrf that the exhibition will grow end that Iho ty ot exhibits will Improve from year Everybody is invited to come with big an4 ui John Ibejand pool and who have camping at Waterton returned lo town last All reported a to la his for slnco we arrived in France he was always with the bat tery and the splendid work they have done U witness or his la the poultry Nell McKellar 5f was the big Jack ieattle and Hay Myers also took some ot this The Judaea of the various iiasses were kstollows flrslns wd Domestic Products Sundal aad Miss During the afternoon tsoino good Wftre run JoeCyr won tho to During Saturday afternoon when Dtafh of Afmel Who Came to the District Fruif Missouri The death occurred at oh July 31st of an old timer a that dis riit in the person of Annei at tie age oi 59 The late Armel came from 3Us5ourl 14 years homesteading in the Bowvllla district He had been two years prior to his The funeral was held yesterday and was s attended McKay and undertakers of taking their hearse for the lMdy was burled in a steel vault according to his Instruc Fifty automobiles were In the A large number of Oddfel lows from Carmangay and Barons at the deceased being a member of the Carmangay A was present for the funeral from while a son in California Tras unable to be present owing to The following were the floral irlbuies spny Rulh spray Wil golden gate and Wyman and wreath and Peacock and spray Buckand anchor a star Home Lodge three UnTii Carmaigay Lodge JWasrwTlUs as follows It CLOSED Aafc probably WO In ajgrejjfo ff armed themselves and vm gatnermt In several places In south central OUi prepared to re sbrt forcibly their as soldien under tie draft Jllacorery by officials lals to 1 nftbtot the of a niir band of who aro to have established a bam nxr lev Q rntMi aouth of thU has ot stale s offlotaJi M to the probability of oonfiotef the agitation with In Ore already at via North German Gazette sees in British ntereat In the fulfillment of French aims an Indication of the precar ious condition ol the allied It says A notabls ot the precar ious condition of the entente allies Is In Englands sturdy duusplon Ing of French lust for AlsaceLorraine and English Interest in the fulfillment of French u A perusal ot the text of Baltours speech as It has corau to hand would seeai to Indicate that this interest Is oaljvalid as he the war will end favorably for So lonir entente prospered and j French war fervor required no stimu England appeared unconcerned French war Now that France Is revealing signs oi ex EnglandIs endeavoring to aav0 tbla ally by revivifying Its avar In keeping with her unscrupul ous England hopes con tinue lo benefit from dismembered eoatlaentel Such will softer shipwreck In the rockj ol the free Oerman empire whlcU did not provoke the war la con trait to lha nations fighting for conquest and after spending two weeks hclida visiting friends at Pincher Creek an Kellock and left on Thursday morning tor a tri to to visit the form erE aui were pas sengers to Lcthhrldge on and motored to Great Palls last Ferguson met tie students and ministers of the district on Tues July 31 for a quiet diy of com munion and erening there wasa platform meeting in the Presbyterian Ferguson interest ing address about his Go student who is a native of son of Go held tie peores at tention while le toldof that ancient land and IU pepplt David of a moving sermon so concluded a most Impressive Hamilton arid little of returned hbma on Wednes day after visiting for the past month with relatives Emeno and Daoy visiting for a days at Barker is leaving on Saturday morning to atteiid the Uberal conven tlon al Lee Young and two daughters of arrived home on Thursday night to with her par and GRASSY LAKE Grassy Cann ing was in LethbrWge on returning Friday Watson ot Mountain Is visiting and John Park a July John who on an extended visit to her daughter in home Hutchison h2i a new Overland Smil has hought Ihe beau tiful residence built by late James Davies on the south side and erpects to occupy It at Miss Weir of Is vis iting her brother aud and our re turned from a visit In r The garden party given by the Ladles Aid of the Presbyterian Church hie events ot the exhibition were there were 2500 people on the and the needless to were tilckly slrewn about the Farmers of the Retlaw counlrj are Just as It not more so ttan otter districts and pect a continuation ot that prosperity this as there are some very Sue looking crops in the Speaking ot the exhibits there were SOO eiitrtes 6v more la the various the oldtime might wall hive been ex capture most of the prize and be did Hed tickets were prominent on all of his He got most of tbfc money In the exhibiting with his and he also carried oft much of first money in horses and He divided the prlte money who was also a Tomlnent winner In these In the vegetable classes these men took most ef tho InIhe butter class Carles was a big while in the domestic producls and Seattle got most the The exhibits COX r IOK 1ios advance Is tho slory of a withdrawal of point umter counter To cover flio withdrawal a party of 130 a WBS posted ftv the ruins of a farm lcii onco had beeu euemy Gerinau wavts came on those men Inflicted casualties far exceeding the numbers of tlielr owu Tha enemy swarmed around they fought loldlng back theGermau advancing Hue aud heavy toll from each Our was ihla post found Itself One by one the little gar rison was each uiau selling his life al a price of three or four Theu 30 uieu started to cut their way only 10 got There s nolhtof wa HXo beiter than to have the Geriuius throw counter uttacfcs after cue another against our Hue when it Is well On Italian FronK troops In attacks on Ihe Julian front yesterday extended the Italian lines coutheast of Tliero was iplrll ed fighting on mount where an Austrian attempt to wla an Italian advanced position was says todays war mile running in three The ball gaines which were watched b huge were snappy exhibitions The teams of Champion and Stavely played Champion win ning 9 to After supper Taber play the but lost 12 to The fair splendidly upheld the repu tation ot Retlaw as a live lit He and the dlreclors wero on tho Job all the Thefarmers conlrlbutefl liberally in a financial way o give the fair association a and they have reason to beprouu ot their Qua Podoll is president ot the as and Cook and Herapel are Don Smith Is ihe hard working The Other directors are A M Joseph CHAUTAUQUA WEEK Automobile Owners from the MCLAUGHLIN nth UNDER NEW NEWLY FIRST CLASS 24HOUR WAITING ROOM WITH EVERY CONVENIENCE FOR BAGGAGE AND PARCELS RECEIVED AND STORED UNTIL CALLED Lethbridge Motors fj Ask Our Local When installed according to plans fur nished toy usj the Sunshise Furnace heat your home healthfully and Ask our local dealer to tell you how its or write for free SUNSHINE FURNACE 311 the church lawn Tuesday a decided every he evening was a good rowd and lots of good things to he grounds were decorated with ibinese long raspberries and d and other aftc a concert was given Inside tho Day Saints for this ward has moved with his family lo Bishop expects to move his harness shop to Burdett In He fs having a building built hat Is to be ready ID a few manager ot the Im perlal Elevator and left today o visit Rouells parents in Em The elevator Is clos ed during his The community Friday morning to hear of tha jleath of litlle Willie agedTS of and Tom wjio formerly lived In who now live on Uieir The fnneral waa held SaturdayAfternoon from the Presbyterian church and Oddfe have the sympathy of the entire tv one of our pioneer left early In tie summer on a through Call Nevada and re turned this week to get ready for PMnps hna relumed from months visit with her daughter In was day for New York Life people in as on that day they met In Calgary in a to discuss Uie companys and their plans for Uie Tke met the supervisor of agencies In the Palllsler where Ihey were given the figures forthe past and prospects lor the Eltord was rte Hshled with whsit hid been in with this provincewill do Its share In protecting tie families for SImister of who soldhis fand in that is now looking over MaclewJ district Wr Much Uilereat Is now being taken la tie 9th and Entriesalready are in advance of what they were last and the many great will make theMacleod fair one of the greatest fairs held in the western Already hotel accommodation Is booked almost to the and every one Is looking forward and preparations are being made to accommodate the great crowd who will visit Much interest has been Jakcn ia a case that has the town In the conviction the guilty for selling essence lo In which afler uolcg heard by the was asked to contribute an which makes tho profits on the sale of the botlles dwindle almost out A great deal of Is being taken iu the coming convention to be held in Winnipegneit and Ihe full complement left Saturday night They will join with others on the and thus make a large representation from Southern A great demand for horses Is now being A sale advertised for a large bunch was sold en bloc before the day of entire amount paid iu thus satisfying the own er a to the amount TRAVEBS For by The DIXON SHEET METAL RUSSIAS NATIONAL DEBT ROUBLES natton al which a the ol the war wai now estimated at accordto to a iraverfal baok Us In circulation Is roubles against aflfie beginning of v Credit notes Isaoed first fit and a half months oi aflafhst all of Tim sold reserve n Rns I sla from From Our Own Correspondent istcr from who has been vis ting here for a few returnee ome today Mr Kelly Is managing the coromli ary for the Southern ATbertaJIini Co he having come here recently Mr Mosler has secured a foot well in the school section across tm road rom place The drill Is now at Stalcopps The Ladles Aid met WMnenday with Mrs IL A large out with meeting wlllbeift three Aug at hall in town and large crowdcan be Mr Mrs Al a sonon Sundaj July Mr and Mrs Harry lynk a iwn on Tuesday was o caller hire on Matteads from North a visitor at the Ulrick aud Willing homes on of 13 vliltlng her Albert Draham and Roy have bscnto on business most of the Cldrk arrived this hrrtlng from where sher haa keen vialtlng her for a ttonth or Witting B building lo accomrnodale hii Dodre Mr TAilof is also bullillns a big cool hotte and stall for his cow Female yeoman Intfic to navy will receive Ihe iaoH pafcan Ben acllns n the Tubes That Reduce Tire Costs Good wiil help you lowertirecostperrnile that offsets your high gasoline For the tube has superficial bear ing on tire or break a Consider the slow a common feature of poor It is a necessitating constant it is more It causes which ruins If tire costs matter greater mileage is choose tubes carefully Choose 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