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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE MONDAY, AtGtlST 111918 /Jibe letbDri&oe, aiDerta DAILY AND WKBKLY WPr�pfIetor� snd Publl�hor� HB LEThBRIDQE HERAUO PRINT. INQ COMPANY, LIMITED US 6th Street South, Lathbrldfl* W. A. BuohaR�n v' PrcBtclcnt oai Mmagiaf Director Wobk Tonaaco - - BusIum* Muu�v T5LFPH0NH8 Offloe .............. ISM aaxif :............X x�� {Business HBdltortal Subscription Rategi JHlly, floUTsrefl, per yropli 43al^, deUvorod. per year .... Dally, br inal), per year^...... ^^ekly, by aalL per year .....^ Weekly, by mftiJ. p�r year to tr.S..$a.M Dates ot expiry ot subscrlptio&s aP' pear dally on addrass Ubal. Xestead ot service the ,new schedule �vviU be a sort ot halt-accommodation. It raighlT be as well for -the Board ot Trade to get a ruling from the Board ot Raflway Commissioners as'to how far It Is considered necessary to go �t present In the way ot economizing In -service. AMERICAN TRIBUTE TO BRITISH FLEET. If the Yankees boast sometimes, it is just as well to remember that they are ready to give the other fellow all the credit that is coming to him when tjia opi)ortunlty arises. An excellent example ot thia is seen In the praise the Americans have for tlis Rritish fleet which has accomplished so much during tliis war. American statesman lose no opportunity to laud the British Jackie", and tho tributes of the Amerl-caij prpsa are most pleasing, A recent eulogy ot Britain's aea i>ower appeared "in the Spokesman Review tinder the caption "British Fleet Pightlns Our, BattWs." as follows: / Lloyd George paid a merited trl- j *ute .Wednesday to the British navy. He spoke, o� course, not In a spirit of Jintlonal vsrtnglory, but with a deflnlto ' purpose to Impress upon parliament jhnd the British people the "necessity wf not Impairing In the slightest de-isree'' the. service o� that great arm bl the allied offensive. Speaking admiringly and gratefnlly pf the fact that the United Slates sent BOO.OOO troops to Europe In July,-the {iremler disclosed tie interesting tact l�at 150,000 of them were carried ^oroBS 'tho A.Uantlc in British 'Vessels. The British navy, as >Mr. Hoosovelt ^8 trequently pointed out, has .been irotecting the American people ever ince wo entered the war with Qer-any. It Js fighting our battles as well those of tho BritlBh, the Prenoh and e ItallaOK. Bven b'Otore we entered e iwar ^ w^a hunting down the sub-arincB "that were' sinking our' own Ips and ooean oomineroo and-was lepingitte BOM open for all the neut* 1 nations of the world. ' t( It had not; been for the . gu (reosAoy 6l tha Btltlah ov�r the :'. and for the corresponding month last year ?72,47S.93. At London. Out., a fine ot ?2 and costs was imposed on Francis Wal-don and Hent;y Dean, charged with destroying and pilfering fruit on trains. Rov. Hyslop Dickson, pastor ot Grandview Presbyterian Church, has been called to Alexander Presbytery of Brandon. ! Rev. J. A. McKeen, tot- many years Clerk of Whitby Presbytery, will com-.plete a ministry of forty years the coming autumn, and the anniversary will bo celebrated. Production of .".athrncSto coal during tho week ending August 3. established a new record tor Washington with 1,750,480 tons. Employes ot Toronto Canadian E.v press ComiKiny. who have been out on strike decided at a meeting held at tho labor temple, to accept the company's offer fil a board of conciliation and the men will return to work. Sir George C. Gibbons, K.C.. o"t London, Ont., a noted barrister and chairman of the international waterways and boundaries cpmmisslon, which had been scheduled to sit in Montreal, died in his 72nd year. While turning out to pass a team ot horses at the Amisch Church, half-way between New Hamburg and Baden, an automobile containing tour persons capsized. Miss Kathleen Stumpt, and Miss. Edna Arnold of Kitchener, were injured. Herbert Smith, a'ccoimt.int -with the United Grain Growers in Calgary, was instantly killed when'his Car skidded on the Battle River, bridge near Pon-oka, carried away 8 feet of rail and dropped 14 feet, overturning in Its fall. Montreal's death roll for the week ending August 3 included 150 children under fivo years ot age', being no fewer than 60 per cent, of the total mortality for tho week. For the corresponding week lalt year the total ot deaths of children under five years of ago was 142. Miss Anna Held, the famous stage beauty, is slowly dying In New York being tho victim ot an. unknown disease which.batflos her physicians. Von Brottorach, tho bavarian minister ot the-Interior, has announced In parliament twelve montloss weeks to save tlio needful 300,000 head of cattle. Aid. Isaac Cockburn. of Winnipeg, urged al tho license committee meeting thero that the sale of Ico cream should be eliminated on Sunday. SpontanuouB combustion iu' tlio hay loft caused tho destruction by fire of tho barn on tho property ot tho Waterloo County Golf and Country Club. Tho coinmodloug club house which has beeu donated to tho Ottawa branch of tlio Groat War "Veterans* .Vssociatlon by tho citizens ot tho Capital, was openodlast week. Death removed an aged Stratford woman. . in the person of Mrs. Thomas Miller, who was in her 93rd year, and had resided there for over sixty years. Over 2,000 people attended the for-m.Tl opening of the Latter Day Saints' Convention, which Is In session this week at ErleUeach. One man was killed, another is dying and four others -were Injured when a Xew Jersey and Seashore railway train struck a gasoline motor truck on a grade crosaing near Camden, N. J. :\Iiss.Blla Akins of Winnipeg was Uillo'd .ind three other' persons were injured at Moose Lake, Minn., when an automobile In -which they were riding overturned. . At least six ot the girls and women in tho Dry Forks community are tak ing the places of meir in the fields, by driving horses on the mower, sweep or rake. Russell Shepherd, eleven-year-old son of a farmer near Brockville was thrown by a frightened team In front ot a hay rake and killed .by being dragged arourid the field. Climbing up and wtlng some pills that had been left In a cupboard, Eva May, three-year old.daughter of Mr. and Mrs. GarfleW Kellog, ot Brant-ford, died. C. 'G. Bullis, manager of the Saskatchewan Motor S^e^'Company, one of tho most populate lousiness men .in southern Saskatche\*dii, .dropped dead at Reglna. A. M. Bell, formerly president of the A.. M. Bell company, a well known hardware firm, at one time president ot the I-Ialifnx board of trade, and a governor ot Jlount AlUsson university, died at -his home at Halifax last Thursday. Land in the Milk River and Cypress Hills districts is unsuitable for cultivation or for settlement under the soldiers' land settlement scheme, jaccord ing to the statement :0f W. Buchner, ot the Calgary branch "'ot the Great War Veterans' association. Cd^petent Nurse .Is In "Charge' Of Hospital With An Assistant. IVING STOCK  10 AREAS OF FROZENIEA ' The hay 'sui>ply of Central and Northern Alberta as far as the large areas around Lesser Slave Lake, Sawrldgo; Swan River, Drift Pile and Sutter creek Indian Rasorvea In Northern and Central Alberta saoms to be about exhausted. The actloil of tile government In promoting trading b6ti�;oon the stockman and ^hose who cpnti'61 hay snems to have resulted in a great de-al' of satisfactory buBlness. The best that the government could do was to help people to help themselves by giving all the Information obtaina-ble about feed Bupplles. There are still a good many stockmen from tho south who aro loolclng for hay In Central and Northoru Alberta and no doubt small patches will bo picked up In dlftereSt places. ' var demands. Preliminaries are nil arranged for tho hospital unit In this locality and the provisional board _of directors named as follows for the municipalities and districts comprised: Card ston, Mayoi; W. B. Pitcher; Cochrane, (Oienwood and Hill Spring), ,\tr. V. I. Stewart; Woolford, Acton, Taylor-vllle artd Kimball, John A. Johanson; Leavltt, Beazer, Mountain View and Caldwell, Mr. W. G. Smith; Spring Coulee and Raley, (name not yet reported). These temporary directors will do cide on the location, price, equipment, etc., and es^niato the revenue and expenditure and present the scheme tor the flnal decision by ballot ot the ratepayers. Our local member ot the provincial parliament, Mr. Martin Woolf, has lent evQry assistance to the placing of the project In shape so as to go before thevoters at an early date. All citizens who have given this matter any serious thought or inves tlgation are aware of tho urgent need of a hospital unit at this point and It is hoped to mnko' this one of fhe first to be brought in under tho new act. It is believed that all the ratepayers will heartily endorse their bal lots for this- much needed Institution. Victory Loan. At the request of tho committcse and the government, Martin Woolf, M.P. P., our vigorous member has been at Calgary this week in connection with the victory loan campaign that is to be undertaken in October. Few members understand better the conditions of their district than Mr. Woolf and ha will doubtless ably represent the views ot the people hero In this important financial undertaking. Visitors Entertained. Oh Monday the visitors from the south were guests of Cardston friends, Mr^ and^Mrs. J. Y, Card^glving a very pleasant? dinner party In their honor. Besides Messrs. R. 'R. Lymnn, John, Wells and Nephl Anderson, the visiting church" leaders, there were Mr. H. C Pope, the temple architect, Mrs. Zina y. Card, Mrs. Zlna Brown, wife ot H. B.'Brown, Pres. and Mrs.Edw. J. Wood and Ur. and Mrs. S. Williams as guests , A fine trip across tho country on Tuesday where the visitors passing through Glenwood and Hill Spring viewed the cattle being gathered for f.o.b. .baled hut most ot the buBlnoss _ _........_____ _________ _____ ^,.........___ doa^.Jn-gi'^enfeed will be by tho mov thomaelvos o?. the lufonnation hefd at taken"b'rMT dTnrjackman'orU^^ .(From Our Own Correapondent). Nobletord, Aug. 10,-Oongratula-tions to Mr. and Mrs! Guy Gilbert -who were married last Thursday. All the friends here and at Bow Island w.ish them the best ot luck In their new venture. The young people of Noble ford gave tluem a jolly time on Friday and on Saturday evening the old folk of White Lake paid them a- surprise visit. Last Wednesday night a-goodly company of thoJr friends gathered In their new home and had a real good social time. The Rev. Mr. .Malley, at Barons, proposed the toast.of tho bride and bridegroom in a ^ew woll chosen words aiid Mr, Guy Gilbert fittingly responded. Mr. A. Russell proposed the the toast ot king, country, and our soldier boys, whilo Mr, Medd proposed the health ot Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert. A. Gilbert and Mrs. Gilbert responded.   � �-� - * B. C. Cranstown, wlrq has heen paying a; visit to the coast cities, arrlve.d homo last week Mrs. Cranstown and Eric aro staying at the coast }IU the end of August. Mr. C. S. Noble was away paying a visit to Spokane over the weelt end. He arrived back Thursday morning. The Hon. Duncan Marsbail palll.tljis district a visit yosterdt^y and was fav ornbly impressed wltlf the way the crops are looking. While there won't be much of a harvest the summer fallowed crop will be a fair ylelder. He was accompanied by Mr, J. Mac-Naughton, M.L.A. for this dlBtrlct. It is expected that tho now bank building will be completed in about another two weeks. It will be a-great improvement to our town when It Is opened. At a meeting of tho farmors of tho district held on Thursday the dele gates J, Harris and J. B; Haydert, who had been In the north hurttlhC for hay, gave their ropprt. Conaider-ablo discussion took place and even-tUHlly orders for about 1000 tons were placed. Any other farmer .c*n 0l)taln a supply by seeing e ther Mr./Kllpat-rick at tho hank ot;-'Mr. J. Harris at his OflICQ, ., Last week end our mfnlstor, the Rov. J. A. Leslie, wits taken suddenly sick and was uiiablo to fulfil hlB appointment on Sunday, HIb place -was ^J^m^S^ismfl^ .te^o'^/st'fjpfc �liprtbTir.ard a^d..feeding..the dopar^eat.fortooIf'^.vjBe,. ;jirj^age,^ proposed irrigation and reservoir scheme for the Cochrane lands and finally lan-dedat the NVaterton liakes late In the evening. Wednesday was tho usuiTl half .Uoll-day and the Cnrdston L.D..S. Choir people. Under the niauagomont ot Mr. Jno. S. Smith, with in�ny from the outside settlotnenta, also repaired to the lakes. Some fifty or sixty cars took n large tjumbor to the good time at this ��jibpular resort. Tho visitors WorO taken up tho lake to the Glacier Natloiinl Park sldo by Miss L.NIolson, in a largo excursion launch, and returned to hold an outjioor meeting In grove whore brief addresses were made by. Bishop John Wells and Apostl^ R. R. Lyman. The choir rendered very acceptably several chorus numbers from the recent sacred con-tata under the loadorshlp ot Mr. S. S. Newton. Mountain , View  wan visited on Thursday where genealogical classes were conducted by Elder Nephl Ander-80U and Messrs. Lyman and Wells with Mr. Pope inspected the beautiful ranch of tho Smith Bros. Company. This is ono ot tho moat completo and best equipped ranch- houses in the country. The .visitors .were supplied -with saddle -horses and rode over tho ranch viewing the haying operations, the fine herds ot Hereford cattle and Uio ^vl^U bred horses, to say nothing of some 70 head of young mules ready tor mnrk'ot; The hill country dollgliled them as , did also tho sumptuous i-o-pa.st awaiting them in the specially designed ten thousand dollar bungalow-the finest ranch hohie In this corner of Alberta. After viewing the house from collar to garret with its heating plant, �(i?ater system, etc., the guests enjoyed,the splendid- ,mu8ic provided ,by Mr, and Mrs. Jno. S. Smith. Guests from Cardston also arrived, Includiug-Pres. and Mrs. E. J. Wood, Mr. H. L. riinraan, Mrs. Z. Y. Card, Mrs, Jno. F. Parrlsh,' Sir. and Mrs. J. W- Card, Messrs. Thos. Duce amis. Williams The. visitors all ro-turnod to Cardstou af^er a most enjoyable evening Friday a trip to the Galbreath .Rfinch was Iho good fortune of the visitors, Pres. Wood taking them over at the Invitation ot Mt^. and Mrs. J. J. Galbreath. Here i? located not only one of the best ranches in Montana but also one ot the most commodious and up-to-date homes in the west. Tho taihens hospitality of this couple was thoroughly enjoyed and the ranch duly inspected. It would appeal to the heart ot the most p.articular eugenic faddist .to just behold these fine physical specimens ol almost perfect manhood and womantiood and their beautiful children. It la worth the trip to see them, aside from their ranch'and its numerous improvements and well bred stock. The visitors departed for Raymond and the Taylor Stake Conference on Friday morning. U.F.A. CELEBRAIN A BIG SUCCESS (Prom Our Own Corrtsnondent) Barons, Aug. 7.-The U. V. A. celebration on Tuestlay was favored with beautiful weather and proved a huge success. Ono of the features ot tho day was provided by thp Carmangay Boys' Band. To seie the little nippers on the march, some of them with musical Instruments bigger than themselves. Is a sight not soon to bo forgotten, and to hear thorn play is a big surprise. Tho boys aro real musicians. A hall game between Carman-gay, and Nobleford In the afternoon was won by the former'team. In tho evening Vulcan :atid. Lethbrldgo clashed in ono ot the flnoat exhibitions ot baseball aQen,here thlB season Vulcan coming out on top, An Interesting item wis" tlie tug-of-war between Carmangay a'Ud Barons. The homo team, with L. C. Bur-nup for an nnch'oh, won. The pfl�e for the bent decorated automobile went to Mrs. Theo. MoCord. In tlie free-for-all pony race D. AIoLean, of Nobleford, won first place and .Gregg Posey of Baron.i second. The Red Cross supper was such a success that the ladies have not yet got through counting the -money taken in. The dance in the big hall at night was one ol'the raopt enjoyable held here for some,time. The number of automobiles, surrounding the ground's was a surprise to strangers, maiiy of whom stated that they had never seen so many cars at a country gatheclng before. Presumably our family names originated through some . circumstance connected with the-hlrth or lite of one of pur ancoatorB, -but it Is not often that we find a ntime now-a-days that is appropriate to tho individual owning it. An exception to thja'^ulo blew iu here in the persons ot one Cunning, c clairvoyant who performed at the Opera House on 'Tuesday evening. The performance was really good and was enjoyed by a'fullhoiise, but tho way that Cunning cunningly cajoled a large portion of Ihe'aUdlenfce Into parting with 25c each T'merely to cover the expense of a letter answering questions" was laughingly cunning. And the pile of quarters that wore handed in! The man who said there was .a sucker bom every minute had surely studied human nature but he should have- raJBsd the ante to a hundred or more. > ? '> ? ? ? : ? > : ? ? > > ? > � ? .> : : .> > /t years ,pld,^.and, judging by his record, posse'iislhg the mental qualifii:ation8-that �JTachiavelll declared essential to any .'-iader, whether in politics or in war-speed, decision and a unity of control." . Mrs. T. W. CrotherB. wife -of tho minister of labor, interested herself in the strike of chambermaids and waiters at the Hotel Vancouver, tat6rvlew-ing both tlie employees and 'the management'. As a resitlt a settlement was arrived at. Th^ Community Burden What are you and I cloing to lighten our community's bMrden? Are ytf^ piling on the backof our community inrjifference and neglect? Are-we holj-. ing back our patronage? If so, we are adding to the burden. We are making i): heavy. But if we are generously giving our community our loyal support, then' we are doing our share in making the ^urden light. We can so direct our thoughts; words and actions to lighten that load. Don't break the back of . y^ur owncommu^^^ Do^what you can io lighten the load, 13827629 ;