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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBU1DGE HKRALD; TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1D1G. ttb: Devalb alberta DAI LY AND 'WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year Daily, by moil, per year jWeekly, by mail, per year lOc TELEPHONES Business Office 1-5- Edito'rlal Onice W. A. Buchanan John Torrance .Managing Director Business -Manage: Dates at expiry of subscriptions ap- pear ;daily on address labef. Accept- ance of papers after expiration datn ie our authority to continue the sub- scription. thousand left over. It i? therefore pro- posed lo Issue notes against these unpaid to the exiem of S1CO.OQO, wiili which to cover thr cost 01 ihe plain. In this way nothing new will be added to the debt of the city and Ihe burden of paying for the plnnt will nor be felt. The plan looks Hku a good one. The commissioners have an offer of over 33 for three year six per cent trea- sury notes so that the money would not be very expensive. If the com- missioners can assure the ratepayers before next Tuesday that such a plan will be adopted' in case they vote fav- advance by the Russians in Galicia. oraWy on the plebiscite, the Herald and the repulse of strong German ai-1 hgs no hcsitation in believing the vote tacks at Verdun, were the chief fea tures of the week-end war news. Your Kino and Country need you right now! THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The overwhelming defeat of a large Turkish force near Suez Canal, a big should be no hesitation: ihe, health of the citizens is worth more than money. to those who t'oel inclined to vote ufiitinet the "filtration plant becunse of tlu> t.ost; wc have il to say. The 'plant will cost in the neigh- borhood 'of This may be con- sidered a rather heavy burden to shoul- der lor the sake of clean water, but tht> commissioners have under discus- sion a proposition ..whereby the costj will be entirely borne out of current r account revenue. There are outsawH ing at the present time some worth of tax arrears. If these were; ull paid in. ilic1 city could pay up :tll[ of a Una-rent account mi-i iwf. and have u couple of hundred j THE BEARERS OF EVIL TIDINGS The Turks, attempting to assume an offensive against the British near Suez. were led into a trap and put to rout, many being captured. In Galicia. the Russians have cap- tured a string of villages south of irill be favorable. Southern Alberta's harvest will start) in earnest within ten And itj will be some harvest. The Kaiser is coming back to the west, front again. Presumably on the Brody near Lemberg. more than 5000 j delayed train to Verdun, prisoners being taken. j---------- At Verdun, attempts by the Ger-j The Turks evidently do not appreci-j mans to retake ground lost by the French, failed dismally before the French and machine gun fire. The -Germans were also, repulsed on the British front in France. In East Africa the Germans have been cornered in their last remaining col- ony and are being driven towards the coast, where the Portuguese, also ene- mies of Germany, are awaiting them. ale being .shipped -'somewhere's east] of: and then being chased ISj miles over the burning sands. After being closed for nearly a I numth the Medicine Hat hotels will] reopen. They were foolish ever to close. The advertiaing didn't tlo the town any good. One recruit from New Orleans, one rom Seattle and one from Old Mexico, nil within a week, is a pretty good DO WOMEN OF ALBERTA APPRECIATE THE BALLOT? The Calgary Albertan is worrying] boost for the 113th. The business ofj because one woman was found in Cal- gary who did not know that the fran- chise" had been extended to the wo- men of the province at the session filling up the battalion is being attack-: i ed'-seriously now and success will .it- tcitd the efforts being made. Surely th6 battalion need not be stuck for the fsolilociuisingV "I have always said that war is distasteful to me and now I mean by special" permission of the proprietors of London Punch. I last winter. The Albertan shouldn't worry. When election time comes arouoid the .busy politician will see to it ihat the lad- les afe appraised of the fact that they j can leave the day's housework and i beat -it to the polls. AVhen the good j politician calls to kiss the baby he will j inform the good mother that her vote! 'and influence' will be highly appreci- ated.- We would advise the Albertan j to forget its -worries in this direction daring the warm spell. At-that we believe the Albertan is than half right. The women of Alberta got the franchise so easily they-, may not appreciate it. H is something every woman in Alberta should think and study about, lack of 80 men. Now's the time. boys. KICKED UP IN SSINGlZZHi FOR THE BTJSY Self-Evident WHETHER you use Ivory Soap first for your toilet or for fine laundry work, you soon will use it for all important cleaning. Its mildness, whiteness, purity and high quality are evident in every- thing it does. You will realize that it is the soap for every purpose. IVORY SOAP (jflfel PURE 'T Procter Gamble Factories in Hamilton, Canada THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES, LODGE YOUR Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one of these boxes S.M FOR FURTHER INFORMATION APPLY TO lethbndge Branch R. T. Brymngr, Mg_ FREE HOSPITAL PLEBISCITE COMING The city commissioners have decid- ed that on Tuesday nest ivhen the Vulcan, Aug. second I 'annual fall fair and agriculture show Catfish High Park. wbjcll was on Thursljav arHi JYJ. is to be filled in io ban the mosquito, j ,jaj% evidenced jhe fact that Vul- J can has now a real live agricultural ,Tbe price of bread in Winnipeg ail- societv The falr this year was a de- yanced to six cents a pound and a success and has eclipsad in quarter loat. every waj. tiie-'first held in 1315. En- tries and exhibits were doubled as The_ International and Brmsh-Amer- wel, a3 crowd ican Nickel Companies are to erect; refineries at once in Ontario. Arnold Cross, age.d twenty-seven, was drowned near his summer home on.Lnke Simcoe, above Lefroy. Capt. Hon. Arthur .T. P. Howard, ratepayers are voting on the filtration! Scots Guards, younger sun-lying son of Lady Sirathcona, has been wound- ed in action. Mrs. Alice Barrett Smith, of Hamil- liospiials is one that is a live issue ton. died .as a result raking bicli- these aajb, more especially in the rur-loride of mercury mistake for a plant; proposal, the proposed plebiscite on the free hospital question should al- so be submitted. .The question of free was drowned at Whitby owing to fall- ing into the watei when exhausted ny al districts than in the towns and cit- ies. However, if Alberta is ever to make progress along the line of muni- cipal hospitals, supported and con- trolled as municipal Institutions, f swimming and diving. it would appear ihat it is up! _ L ,_ The Rev. John McKay, one of the to the cities to set the pace. pioneer ministers of. Manitoba, died There is no denying that much is lack-i 5t the residence ot his son-in-law, ing in the care taken of the health! A. R- Sutherland, Winnipeg, in his of our rural population. We have a! 85th year, good opportunity lu Lethbridge to try The last day was the big day. Some two thousand people from. all. parts- of J the district were present. The far- mers left their busy hayfields, and the business of the town ceased When the program was on. Every" one was there that could get there which put the real optimism into the affair and it couldn't be otherwise. Pres. Ecker who with secretary R. W. Glover, and the directors-, of the association .worked much vig- or: to make the. fair profitable and helpful to the farmer as well as give him. a good time, are well pleased _ j with the turnout of exhibits and stock. Joseph Southwell, ten years old, With such fairs as the one'just over s tablet. next section of the hall, and took Bowie, J. W. John- more than their share of space. Only ston. he common gardden products were. Mare with Rowie. m the prize list and all entries were I Teani Woffat, good. ,f. W. Johnston of Vulcan, was the heavy winner, getting first in all classes except carrots. Dairy Products. Space will not permit the mention- ins of all tlie winners in the dairy products class. The farmer's wife showed that she tvas as husy prepa ing as any one and the display of J..C. Graham. Single -driver 15 1-3 or Jloffat. Under 15 Moffat. Saddle saddle horse 14 1-2 or Dean, W. Bowie. Dean, -W. Bowie. Hanson, H. Adams. Cattle. bread, butter and fancy pastry j Horns, female any Mrs. was well worth seeing to say nothing- t E Hecor. of how it would taste. Fancy Work. Fancy work formed another large j part of the exhibits. Thirty-three dif- ferent classes of work were there Bull any H. j Cook, J. C. Graham. Cow with C. Graham. Herd of C. Graham. Grade dairy breeds, with a dozen entries in numerous! Gardner, H. Cook. A.. Gardener was the] cases. Mrs. H. England ot Vulcan was the .heaviest prize winner, winning neav.est exhibitor and prize winnerjn j also first for the best collection fancy work. Smaller Classes. W. J. Morton. Vulcan's photograph- er, received first prize for best col clases for Durcos hogs. E. -Mc- Donald took ali .prixes in Poland Chinas- Sl'.cep were not well repre- sented. Dale Campbell being the only exhibitor. Poultry. hall and i lection of cut flowers. was well filled with exhibits and mer- The wir.ners of the special chants' booths. Nearly every njer-j were: J. A. Forsyth IMS Pnze-v, C. Turkeys, W JulinsUn.! W. being, a success here. The most important exhibit in thfij i i iKrutjit uuc. LUC n ----1----------- _ i j mim tllC tnOSt RXClI.r The proposal .put forward by surgeon nas arrived in Eng-Shall was that, of the experimental The 3udgin5 of the stock was done r ing pml the of i mile freu-for-all tion made in the operating room fees. To nlakc tip the revenue lost by these reductions, general increase in the hospital tax would be necensary. Thus the whole community would be made responsible for the health of the in- dividual. The Herald believes the plan ivill be approved. _ .CITIZENS SHOULD VOTE "YE8" ON WATER QUESTION One from today the citizens of Lethbridge will decide by plebiscite whether or not they want clean, pure water via the filtration plant route. li tiie Herald can judge public upin- lon the citizens want clean .water riglit; They liave been wanting it for .five seasons now. They been comiiatting typhoid epidemics and the .bad advertising muddy water brings during that time and they have about readied the limit of endurance. What Oik-Is and Boys Think About Advertising A number .of Entries-in the. "Advertise and Smile'' Competition 'will be published in this Interpretation of .the word and Smile" means: by hundreds. vioney well spent. Tt cannot be beat, T fit's look up the Herald. doiiifi it. What? You konw, advertising in Ihe 'RUBY INGRAM, V 10 years old- t rfav of feeding call e and best. There were also some good of sheep was illustrated by ..models of i specimens of loca, pure bred stallions 3250000 a year for ten years to ai racks, and stalls. In fact everything i The stock was judged by provincial The British government, by net of j The best Parliament will rrant a year o orporation 'just formed by bankers! in the way of improvements over old j mcn. 'o promote trade between the Brit- style Imlldlnss and rarm accessories The prize winners were: jib Islps and Jlalv I were shown and as well Stallions. Clydes-C. S. Hay. Vul- being interesting to look at, were very' can, j. R. Kckert, Nanton, L. Hanson, r- beneficial to farmers in.the heart of Vulcan. Three new cases of infantile alysis have 'been discovered by Ontario heiltn They are at London, Olencoe and St. Cath- arines. The total number of cases in Ontario is now 20. .he! one of the best districts in the went. Grains and Grasses. Last year's bumper crop d-d a lot for the exhibition. Most every farmer In the country'coulrt boast of Home- thing out of the ordinary and did at Fire, which atarted when a cock up. the fair. Entries in most classes were set grease on a stove, swept the club- numerous and the provincial judges house of tfhe Winnipeg.Golf club at were kept busy the first day awarding Bird's Hill, causing damage to the ex-j their decisions, tent of The structure and its The prize winners are: contents, including golf-clubs, trophies, Adams, and memberE' clothes, was totally des- troyed. The taking of finger prints being directed soisly against criminal classes since Aug. whe'l ;ho Prussian passport regulations But, they ctmnot have clean- walor. went into effect. AH passports must l'rints of ho ue The measure first em- Withdnl some expense, and It is on i, this totter only that r.rc diviaed. ,n Mon i In tho HoraUI'a opinion there Saxony. Oats any Walker, Reid Hill, -I. C. Graham. Barley, "i Walker. Timothy, best Graham. Alfalfa, best Sawsonp. E. G. McPherson. Best collection u al- her, Reid Hill. Iteftt display market grains and G. McPherson. Garden P re Hoots and vegetables occupied .tbo .f. R. Kftkert, Nanton, VV. Bowie. Vulcan. J. R. L'ckert, W. Bowie. H. Galbralth, Vulcan. 4 horse team lo wag- on, G. H. Galhraith, Vulcan, J. W. Johnston. 2 horse team to wagon -I. W. John- ston, G. H. Galbraith. Mare or Gelding in harness G. H. Galbratth. J. W. Johnston. .1. MrFml- den. Filly o Johnston. Filly or Gcldkig 1 year J. A. Gard- Gctriin? 2 ner. W- 191fi Foal .1 W. Johnston, J. Vv. Johnston, .7. D. iiaKennan, Brood mare with foal at W. Johnston. ri.-'J. McDonald. or Gelding 2 years --J. W. Johnston. Win. Bowie. ifnve 1 Dean, W. Bowie. "cigars lately? Obrcy half mile trot or pare. Johnston, nniirglitv. Pony 1. DBA- Dew 1, Obrcy Journey 3. Several race? were matched among the owners or the horses after the res- nJar program and considerable bet- ting done. The after show proved to be bctlrcr IHRII tl'.s first, Foot races were next In 100 yd. Meyers l. W. Torgeson 2. ,Fat men's ry 1, D, Campbell 2. Boys under MclJonald 1. Warner a. Girls under Jloyers K. Larsen 2. A, good program of matched races amonp owners after the pro- gram proved exciting enough to hold tho crowd till nearly dark, Some nines equally as good as those on the jirogrRrti and some oases belter were run.- A half mil0 in tile race was very finiiising. Two mules were entered fiiid throiigH of each mule's financial backers followed behind with clubs. The nccond day the crowd was the largest.. The grounds wore completely littered card, onfc coming aa far away as nnil the events wets the, stock parade, baseball same, nmtcliecl and.bucking contest. A program of races enuul to that of the first day wore run with practically l Bainc, ItorsRS winning. i The bucking contest consisted of! five riders, "Sborty" Meyers winning j hi Lhe.saddle-V.uhji. j. pew' 6a_reback. A daneo hall and.the opera liouse''with brought j each fair day: to onother.j of Vulcan's big tlinesi passed into his- tory. smokctl "Nobleman" GILLETTSLYE Grain Handled in Any Position .nr; close connection with ex- port trade in id by with us you save sovoral, niidillc- men's profits. United Grain Producers, Ltd TEMPORARY OFFICES: ROOM 1, ;