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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST 25,1017 THE , LKTIIBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FXEVEM Snaps in Alberta and Manitoba Farm Lands The undersigned have for sale, as Administrators, the following parcels which must be realized on to enable them to close up the estates under their care, and the beneficiaries are prepared to accept for a quick turn-over reasonably low figures for the properties compared with their actual values: - PARCEL." t.-5086 acres south of Lethbridge, Alta., on the famous Milk River Ridge, with the Milk River running through it, fenced and cross fenced. A1 for mixed farming and stock. Excellent buildings, outbuildings, corrals, etc, Large area under cultivation, magnificent pasturages and hay lands. 4QQ acre? -n summerfallow. Price for the whole only $15.00 per acre. Lisy terms. PARCEL 2.-6 sections open undulating prairie near Caidston, Alberta. A large proportion of which has already been broken and cultivated; soil of the best, elevator close at hand. Acquired at $25.00 per acre. Will sell for quick turn-over at $17.50. PARCEL 3.-2400 acres with large summerfallow, about 800 acres crop land, excellent buildings, close to the famous wheat city of Brandon, Manitoba. Location to market and elevator quite convenient. Soli of the best. Our close valuation 535.00 per acre. For quick sale will sell for $25.00. PARCEL 4.-640 acres near Otterburn, in the famous Red River Valley. Splendid house and barn. All the cultivated land summer-fallowed and ready for 1918. Soil biack clay loam of the best. Our  close valuation $25.00 an acre. For quick turnover will sell for $18. PARCEL 5.-26,000 acres suitable for colonization, convenient to Winnipeg. A decided snap. $20.00 per acre. Another 7,000 acres near Raymond, Alberta, at $16.50 per acre. FURTHER DETAILS OF ALL OR ANY OF THESE PROPERTIES FORWARDED ON APPLICATION. The Standard Trusts Company Maui ernrcr �����-�� - -- --------- 348 MAIN STREET WINNIPEG, MANITOBA 1 OF The Appearance of'You Bathroom and Kitchen is decided by the skill with which new plumbing is installed or old plumbing repaired. Your future convenience also depends on this skill. .We can point with pride to many plumbing jobs we have done, which reflects credit on us. We can do as satisfactory work for you. .Will you let us 7 Walker & Holberton PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITTING Phone 521 516 4th Ave. S. PICTURE BUTTE (From Our Own OorvospondenO Picture lJutto, Aug. 24 -Throahing has commenced In this district. G. P. Hobbs starting yesterday on his own farm. This, we believe, is the record for early threshing in this district. Moat of the grain Is cut, and if the �weather holds good, all crops should be cut by the end of next weok, both in this district and in tlio Iron Springs district. On Thursday next, Aug. 30, the Sunday school and Bible class are holding a farewell social to commence at 8 o'clock to bid goodbye to L. C. Johnston, school teacher, also Sunday school superintendent, -who Is leaving to answer the call of king and country. Everybody is given a hearty welcome. A REMARKABLE RECORD The Alberta Ladies' College of Red Deer, now carrying on Its work in Asslniboia Hall, University of Albor-ta, Edmonton, is one of the newer schools in the west for girls only, but during tho five years it lias been in operation, has achieved a notable success, so far as the record of its student? Is concerned. In Grades VIII, X, and XI, It boasts a 100% record of passes for students writing on departmental examinations in the public and high school work, and 87% in all grades. BLACK WHITE TAN MILADI Amsterdam, Aug. 24.-Viec-Chancel-lnr liolfferich during tho debate before tho main' of the roichstag, said (ho real reason Groat Britain entered the war was that Germany's trade In 1017 presumably would liavo reached the level of the trade of Groat nritalii. "This war," tho vice-chancellor said "Is the result of tension created by the fact that Great Britain was constantly 1'eclliiK the glaring and Increasing disproportion between her superior world and naval power and Germany's in crossing economic strength. "One ought clearly to recognize that Groat Britain's object was our economic oppression. To abandon oneself to any illusion In this respoct would be fateful." Dr. Helfferieh repudiated as unjus tilled the reproach that he ever made any prophecies respecting the efficiency of tho German submarine warfare. "l'rophesying," he said, "I leave to Great Britain's premier. Lloyd George's statistics In his latest speech are mere humbug. If the British pre mler contrary to his declarations in April, now draws a favorable picture of tho situation-although it certainly has not become more favorable-this proves first that public feeling In Groat Britain urgently needs to bo comforted and second that Lloyd George considers it necessary to play upon German public opinion. "This impression is continued by the obvious consideration that Premier Lloyd George's words can only be explained by tlie srime direct menace which operates despite the prospect of American aid, in the tremendous dash on the western front, with an Immense concentration' of men and material. This menace is not so much on land or in tho air as it is In tho water. The opinion shared by Mr. Lloyd George, that fine weather is particularly favorable for U-boat activity is a mistaken one. Smooth seas and lulls in the wind are very disagreeable for German U-boats, especially in view of tho enemy's extensive measures, regarding aircraft in particular. "The navigation of ships under escort obstructs tho scope of U-boats of course, but it also involves considerable disadvantage for tho enemy, owing to the fact that such a flotilla is unhandy and has difficulty in eluding the submarine attack quickly. "As sea traffic diminishes, sinkings of course, will probably decrease gradually. Today the sinking of a ship means more to the British than it did at the beginning of the U-boat campaign. The statements of our naval staff respecting the tonnage resources of Great Britain may be regarded as evidence." Mr. and Mrs. George I). Mackay and children returned yesterday afternoon from the coast. >   The Art Noedlowork club will moot with Mrs. Roy, 014 7th Ki. S., on Monday Afternoon. * * * The ladies' aid of Uie United church will hold a meeting on Monday, August '27, at 3 o'clock, in I he church. * * * Mr. Charles F. Grant of the A. Macdonald Co., has returned rrom an extended stay in California. �   Mrs. J. E. Robertson and children of Salt Lake City, who have been the guests of Dr. and Mrs. A. (I. Kolicrl-! son for the summer left this morning for their homo. * * * The Major Jack Ross chapter, 1.0. D.K., have bought a supply of wool for socks which will be given out to anyone desiring to knit socks; for the chapter. Information as to where to obtain woo] may be obtained by telephoning Mrs. Conybeare, No. ll'Ol. * . * * Tho young people's Bible class of the United church held their regular monthly business and social evening last night iu thechUrch parlors. 'The young men of the class 'had charge of tho social part of the" evening's program and an enjoyable time was spent by all. " ' Yesterday afternoon Mrs. T. II. Mc-Cready entertained informally at the tea hour. Mrs. R. R� Davidson and Mrs. W. D. King presided at tho'tea table which was decorated with swoot poas in a silver basket. Miss Dorothy Bontloy and Miss Gladys Downer assisted. '    The ladies of Hardievillo met last Saturday evening to organize a ladies' aid. Rev. W. F. Burns of Knox church and Mrs. Mclivena, president of tho ladies' aid of the United church, wore present and gave helpful talks. Tho following officers were elected: President, Mrs. G. Coutts; vice-president, Mrs. Kollett; secretary, Mrs. D. Campbell; treasurer, Mrs. Sid Hopkins; visitors' committee, Mrs. Godfrey, Mrs. Milner, Mrs. Wright and Mrs. Harris. The first meeting will be held next Thursday afternoon at 2.30 in the church. THE CHAUTAUQUANS S. S. Dunham has received the following letter from Mr. Lyle Armel, of tho Chautauqua circuit, voicing appreciation of what the people of Lethbridgo did for them: Salmon, Idaho, August 19, 1917. Mr. S. S. Dunham, Lethbridge, Alta. Mr Dear Mr. Dunham,-Congratulations on Lethbridge Chautauqua. I guess all your expectations and hopes were realized. Lethbridgo proved conclusively that she had a right to claim credit for pioneering the Dominion Chautauqua circuit. The management at Calgary, tho talent who appeared, Mr. Ricks, Miss Stout and myself, all unite in saying thai, Lethbridgo was the biggest Chautauqua om the Dominion Chautauqua circuit. Everyone who was at Lethbridge has a very kindly feeling for the people there, Your crowds proved to you that they endorsed tho Chautauqua movement. I enjoyed working with you people and hope that another year it may be my pleasure to have Lethbridge on my schedule. Wo are all mitfhty proud of Lethbridge nnd her enterprising and public spirited citizens who made Chautauqua possible. Nor do wo forget what a debt of gratitude wo owe you personally for your untiring efforts in behalf of Lethbridgo Chautauqua. With best regards to all my Chautauqua friends and best wishes for noxt year's success. I remain, Very sincerely LYLE O. ARMEL. FORMED IN CITY A new legal firm has been formed in the city, Mossrs. A. B. Hogg and C, P. Jamieson entering partnership. Mr. Hogg has been in practice in the city for somo timo, having come here from Carmangay, where ho first entered practice. He is a popular young member of the bar. Mr. Jamieson has only recently been admitted to practice. The new llrm will have offices In tho Empress theatre block where Mr. Hogg has been located for some time. CRANE TOPPLED OVER Toronto. Aug. 24;-When an electric crane'backed into an open switch In the Canadian AUis-ChalmorB yard yesterday and topplaA over, Harry Ivanlen, a Russian, was so badly Injured that he died four.hours Jater. Chong Lun received several fractured ribs and an injured back but la � pected to recover. Mr. A. E. Dupcp of (lie New ll.inie:: coal mine, has left for Toronto for an indefinite period. * * � Mrs. .1. !!. Oliver and children have roUiniod from a visit of :-'\cml \v,�', : : : : RED CROSS NOTES. i o 1 > ? ? & ; > > > The following is a record of work done by Mrs. Sinister and Mrs. Mar-chant for the Red Cro3s:: 11 nurses aprons, 7 pairs bed socks, "! pillowslips, 30 towels, ;t pairs surgical stockings. We regret that through an error this splendid record of work was not acknowledged through our regular monthly report. POPE ON PEACE San Francisco, Aug. 23.-The San Francisco Examiner today says Viscounts Y. Kwai and M. Okuchl of Japan, passed through hero ,�=t night on their way to the Orient from Rome, where they attended, at tho suggestion of Pope Benedict and a high United States official, secret conferences between representatives of tiie allied entente nations previous to the publications of tho pope's recent peace plea. Viscount Okuchl was said to have issued this statement: "When tho United States declared war against our common enemy tbe first thing that suggested, itself in tho upper bouse of Japan was the probability of a more genuine' entente between the United States and ourselves. It waB while this inattor was under discussion that a message was received from Rome asking that ac-croditod delegates be sent to cpnfer with the other allies. . i England is Adverse. "Viscount Kwai and'myself were appointed to attend tho meeting. All the allies were represented: I am unable to give the names of those who attended, as it was understood that full secrecy was to surround the meot-ing. But, since the Pope has made public his proposal, which was outlined at our conclave, I presume it is a mere matter of diplomacy, that kept the European papers from publishing the news of our having met boforo the proposals . were formulated. "I have no objection to being quoted as saying that England appeared adverse to a peace settlement at tho present timo. "I am afraid that the peaco proposals will not achieve tho object hoy>d for by the pope. I seo no objection to saying Unit France had very much the same attitude as England as far as the conference was concerned. "As to what Japan would require in cans of peace, I can hardly say anything under present conditions. "After leaving Homo wo visited the front, in Franco. We were overwhelmed by the enormity of the action. Wo bring with its a firm conviction that tho Germans cannot hold out much longer." HUN REPLY TO ARGENTINE Zurich, Aug. 2;,.- (British admiralty per wireless press).-Germany has replied lo the Argentina note which demanded compensation for the torpedoed Argentina ship and a' pledge from Germany that, sho would abstain from torpedoing Argentina vessels in the future. It is officially announced from Berlin that Germany has riot concoded thoso demands but the possibility of an amicable settlement is not excluded. WE OFFER .$50,000 PROVINCE OF ALBERTA 5 %. Five-Year (Gold Bonds Dated 1st August, 1917, duo 1st August, 1922. Interest' 1st February and 1st August. Payable Edmonton, Toronto and New York at 94.70 and accrued interest, yielding li1A%. Bonds delivered free any expense at your local bunk. Wire or telephone Immediate-ly at our expense for your requirements, i W. lldm Alger & Co. Investment Bankers, McLcod Building, Edmonton. Phone 4343 21G-3 on Page 10. School Opening Items Featured Next Week teTfrue Tjudsotfs Baa Compare. OUNT FtsOYAL AOLLEGE Academic Public nnd High School Grades. Depart menial nnd Marticulation Examinations. Commercial Book-keeping Sinography Typewriting k Household Science CALGARY, ALBERTA High-Class Residential nnd Day College for Boys and Girls, Young Men Exprestion Dramatic Art & Physical Culture. Music, Piano, Vocal. Fino Art-China. Painting, Metal Work, etc. and Younn Women. FALL TERM commences September 10th. Write for Calendar and College Literature. Rev. G. W. KERBY. B.A., P.P.. Principal- Broil It Then you retain oil the de-icious juices--you get the exquisite flavor-you discover how mild, hov? tender SWEET CLOVER" BRAND HAM retlly  con be. "S�Jeet. CloveiT Horn is SO different from just everyday Kara. Ail for it DY NAME Whtn ord�rin| from >eur D..L, I I Gordon Ironside & Fares Co. Ltd., Winnipeg Moose Jaw isasikvittiiaifiriiaiifin Alberta Ladies College (of Red Deer) TO ASSIN1BOIA HALL UNIVERSITY CAMPUS EDMONTON 8. PHONE 3464 1: A High Class Residential School for Girls Only Academic-Covering Public and High 8chool Grades to Marticulation. MUSIC, PIANO, VIOLIN, VOCAL Commercial, Stenography, Typewriting and Bookkeeping Fine Art Painting on China and in Oils and Water Colors. Physical Culture and Expression 1 Fall Term Opens September 11, 1917 SEND FOR CALENDAR Miss M. G. Millar, B.A., Lady Principal Rev. A. D. Keith, B.D., M.A, President Fall Opening DAY SCHOOL-Tuesday, September 4th. NIGHT SCHOOL-Tbnrsday, September 6th. %Icien� School ALL COMMERCIAL SUBJECTS TAUGHT BY THE MOST UP-TO-DATE METHODS We have had many more callB than wc could till during the past year, particularly for young men who were capable shorthand writers and typists, and in nddltion had a good practical kuowlodge of bookkeeping. During the coming year wo expect this demand will he even greater, for both young men- and young women, owing to the fact that few will como this way from the United States; in fact many young men will ho returning to answer tho call to the U. S. Army. CALL, WRITE OR PHONE FOR INFORMATION. GARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEGE BUSINESS PHON� 1316 v RESIDENCE PHONE 1631 411 EIGHTH 8TREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE ;