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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST 1918 PAGE THftEE THAT SONINLAW OF PAS Wellington APB INJURED IT 15 THAT I HAVE SOME IN THE APPLICATION OF FRONT IFTHE RED CROSS r The local committee on the new pas service met yesterday and sent the following wire to Grant vice president of the and Vo Sir Henry chairman of the rail way commission Your message Cam general superintendent was pre sent meeting this board and represen tative attendance from such parts dla tgjct as could conic on short notice nl Lethbrldge today and stated com panys case proposed reduction ser Suggestion made by Cameron tentatively proponing mixed train Oardston cannot he regarded serious We readily vgrant traffics will be lighter but the point is now arrived et wheii further reduction passenger mail and express cervices will cause serious Hlsruptlons to The ralhyiy is shortsighted if immediate conditions too largely govern service and must like farmers and business men that service must have some Irreducible Also that good there has been business and there will be must be levelled up with times smal ler returns Increased passenger and freight rates have had to be accepted but only such service is granted as seriously affects proper maintenance of it is impossible farming nnd business communities Lethbrldge Cardston Coutts and Foremost to ac cede to proposed and they register emphatic protest against pre sent proposals and request interven tion Board Railway Commissioners to maintain present MARNOCH Lethbridge Bonrd of Amer ican gold conference concluded n three day session here After declaring that many mines have been forced to cease operation because of increased cost of operationin the last six months many others are now running at a loss and are about to be closed down or abandoned that a large portion of the gold mining in dustry now threatened with extinc the conference adopted a resolu tion equesting that relief by the United States to the gold producers of thfs country to correspond with the Increased cost of the financial relief to bo fixed from time To time to meet changing That nothing contained in these resolutions as passed Is to be con strued as meaning any intention to alter the amount of gold in the dollar or to place a premium on Admiral Behncke has been appointed state sec retary to theGerman says the Welder Zeltung of He formerly vico chief of tlje na tional general GREEN FEED FOR WINTERING CATTLE We are prepared to furnish Farmers ami Ranchers with any amount of Green Feed Frosted Wheat baled Vnd loaded on cars for Shipment south or stacked in fields in North Coun try for feeding on the Can place large number of stock for winter feeding in Ed Beaver River and Peace Klver Districts on shares and by the We can sell your cattle and sheep for you on the best terms For and Terms write or Do it as the season IB short and time Mercantile Traders Exchange 820 Tefller Edmonton Alberta Phone 5422 aoiia MAY CEASE SELLING AUTOS FOR PLEASURE selling of automobile pleasure cars will cease after January it was forecasted today hy Winnipeg auto following the announcement from Wash ington that the manufacturers had been ordered to convert their factories for 100 per cent war work as rapidly as possible and to place them on that basis not later than the end of the present The order will make the manufacture of pleas ure cars in Canada almost im for all raw material comes from the United APPLIED JO BALL TEAM AT TABER Return Game Here Satur To Be Streng thened For the Occasion Lethbridge journeyed to Taber yesterday with a makeshift ball and as a coat of whitewash to the tune of It was This is the second time the Taber team has jised the kalsomine on the locals this year and they are getting quite peeved about The game was played before a small crowd However on Saturday the locals are out for A Taber ag gregation is coming up to stage the first game on the local dia mond since the and the locals are trotting out4heir strong est The boys are due for a wiry They started out the season In good style but dur ing the last two games at home they There wit be only acouple more games here during the season so big crowds are ex pected and with a strong team in the field it is expected thatx a grand finish will be ELMSLEY TO LEAD CANADIAN FORCES SIBERIAN CAMPAIGN Royal Canadian has been selected to command the troops which are now being mobilized in Canada for service in This announcement was made through the militia department this General Elmsley Is at present In where he and the minister of militia in consultation with the Imperial are concert ing methods of He is in his fortieth year and a staff college He was dangerously wound ed in the South African Kings and Queens he has serv ed in x In the year General Elmsley proceeded overseas with his and in due course was appointed to command the Eighth Cana dian Mounted BRITISH AIRMAN KILLED IN to Cincinnati to participate In the flying previous to tho start on a 8000 miles air cruise toWestern points Captain James British Royal Flying was instantly killed late yesterday The captain had just left the grgmnd at Western Mills Ooll Club for Cincin nati when his engine died and the plane took a nose crushing Fltz rnorris beneath General Lee announced that Captain Pltssmorrls of his knowledge hus a total of 29 German airplanes to his 21 HUNS DOWNED Gennan airplanes were brought down and one driven down out of control according to official statement Issued today on aviation Six British machines are missing at a result of aerial British and American air squadrons cooperat ed in an attack on an enemy air drome and destroyed six mach ines parked near E GREATPIANSTO Pincher Aug able criticism is being expressed in town at thai decision of the court in tho cases of four vagrants who were caught at the Prentice ranch near Heaver Mineslast James Mit chell pleaded guilty to having a load ed pistol on his person and was sent to Lethbridge jail for a another of the gang who was recognized as a was handed over to the military Julien and charged with were acquitted and their and ammunition returned to According to the evidence of Con stable Ilogan he found underneath the ranch house and leading from it in several directions toward the brush aseries fortifications which a number of men a considerable time to Loaded Rifles Found Three loaded rifles and a pistol with much ammunition was also In an upstairs room he found bedding accommodation for about twelve and in a shod outside the house bedding for another An alarm clock there win miming and the bods appeared to have linen recently stuUcl that Mitchell told him thatIf he was called for the army and didnt want to K tho gang would stand by lie said there wore five hundred of them around in the the accused Haimed to have been at Beaver five weeks during which time he tixiid and drove Cuthbertsons car for He came from whore ho had known The pas sages around the ranch he were built to the creek for the purpose of getting water in tho win RELEASE TONNAGE TO IMPORT SUGAR Dutch ships totalling approximately tons now idle in the Kast Indies are expected to be released to bring quinine and other commodities to the United Slates as a result of an Informal modus vivendl affected by War Trade Board HOG PRODUCTION f It is a matter of the greatest that Canada should increase her produc tion of BACON HOGS and other live stock as there is at present a worldwide short age of Good markets for some time to come are THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in good standing to acquire live Lethbridge Branch Collections For Business Houses The satisfactory service which The Merchants Bank renders to Business Houses m natter of collecting Notes Drafts and other financial is due to the number and strategic location of its branches throughout and the efficient system in Special attention is given to collections returns are promptly made and credited Josses are often prevented by the care and thoroughness with which we do this part of our MERCHANTS BANK Head Offite LE1HBRIDGE MONARCH NOBLEFORD CANADA Established Aotinf Acting Change in Train Service EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1918 VIA ALDERSYDE Lethbridge Lethbridge NORTH VIA MACLEOD Macleod Macleod Lethbridge Medicine Hat Medicine Hat noon Lethbridge Mon Macleod Lethbildge Coutts Cardston xltil05 Wednesday Lethbridfle except For further particulars aypjy to any Agent or to Passenger through Charge IDAffalres Do Beau of the French Tonnage placed at the dispoaal of Uic Ameri can through the govern ment will be ii was esti mated to import from to tons of sugar and also needed quantities of tin and In return for the tonnage the United States government will undertake to license normal exports to the Islands subject only to Ktich limitations of commodities as made necessary by the war Phone 1619 Box 805 CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS EVERYTHING IN ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS INCOME TAX BUSINESS TAX FINANCIAL Reid and Paterson Room Dominion Building 612 Fourth Avenue Machinery and Tractor Repairs OF ALL KINDS Cylinders rebored and refitted with new Gears and grates for all popular jnakes of Kischel Lessee of the Lethbridge Iron SELLING OUT OWING TO ILLNESS A Rooming House and con tents in good Dping a good Will sell for rea sonable APPLY TO 7th opposite Gait or 546 13th Street North Phone 1155 2026 Spankie NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121122 New Burns Corner Sth and 2nd Office Phone M2848 Residence Phone M2077 Interne and House Manhattan Nose and Throat New York Specialist to Calgary School Board DRAYING 0 Ail Kinds x Limited FrclQhl tlttdi PHONES 1M4 Nursing Mission PURE WESH MILK From tuberculosistested cows requiring such milk for babies may do so The milk is free to those who cannot pay for and at cost to those who Tractor Repairs We specialize In reborlng gas tractor and fitting oversize pistons and We have In stockist present oversize pistons for all ponular makes of gas Ford Engines Rebored N1VEN 216 1st Phone 1732 KNAPMAN PLUMBING AND HEATING Phone 1892 710 Fifth Reliable Shoe Repairs THE CITY BOOt AND SHOE REPAIR SHOP 408 2nd Phone 1731 Next Fire Hall PHONE 733 FOR THE REPAIR SHOP Shoes and Small Machinery 817 Third AN TBICAL McKtnzle ft FHOMB M7 rd Avfc THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contracting of all Agents for the World Famous Delco Light Country wiring a 518 4th Avenue Box 334 0 Phone 735 t Auctioneering TO FARMERS AND OTHERS Having recently returned from the front I have had my auction eers license renewed and will again up that business In Southern where I am wellknown throughout the coun I hereby solicit your Results are my best advertise Phone 1692 Yours very PORTER FARM LABOR THE PROVINCIAL DEPART WENT OF AGRICULTURE A BUREAU IN THE BOARD OF TRADE OFFICES LETHBRIOGE To secure and distribute farm Farmers to eecure help should apply Immediately to who has charge of this free PHONE 1603 Freel Elliott Sheet Metal Works Expert Hot Air Furnace Work Phone 1713 MO 6th 8t Alberta SPENCES AUTO LIVERY NIGHT TRAIN OR LETHBRIDGE CLOSED CAR PHONE 1324 AUCTIONEER Long experience In stock and farm Sales conduct ed in any part of LA VALLEY ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Dowsley Land Leth Phono 1809 Roosa Transfer We meet all trains Day and See at or Phone 1869 GEORGE MORGAN HOUSE DECORATOR 964 11th Phone 1483 Prompt and Reliable Work Dene at Reasonable DONT FORGET WAR VETERAN WHfeli YOU HAVE A t JOB TDOFIRER Please Secy Veterans Club Phone 372 ;