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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 1917 THE LETIIBniDGE OAtt.Y HETtHLT) PAGE SEVEN The Real "War Bread" ing-acute. As far as we can ascertain^' with calves at foot, and sold in a bunch, at ?109 each, at a cash sale, is a sign of tho times. Charles Gribble was the buyer, Arthur Wells the owner, and Alex. Thompson the auctioneer. The local grain elevators have been practically cleaned out, nnd the grain in the country has been for the most part delivered, though a quantity might still be in the country, for every day or twS along comes a load or two. Joseph Gremm, who has disposed of his property and equipment, and is returning east, came to Alberta in the yoar 1901, and all he had was ?1S0. He homestcaded on the south-cast quarter of Section 16-19-2S-4, and was pleased to work the placo on mixed farming principles. During the sixteen years he did not have a complete failure and he speaks in the highest terms oil Alberta as a suitable place for the farmer. Tho farm was sold to Mr. Murray Wittichen at $40 per acre. Mr. and Mrs. Gremm will return to their former home in Kitchener, Ontario, where they wfll take up their residence. High River is represented in almost all branches of the service in connec: tlon with the war, and High River is there is not a residence to be obtala&*Mroud cf its representatives. The last CONGRATULATES THE FRENCH SPECIAL TOES. & WEDNESDAY FREE BALLOON WILL BE GIVEN WITH EVERY 10s ORDER OF ICE CREAM OR ICE CREAM 80DA This is the Home of the Pure Food Flavors (Non-Alcoholic). The very best on the market, -1 to 6 drops flavors an Srdlnary cake. These flavors retail for 25c per tube. ANY OUT OF TOWN CU8TOMER8 ORDERING $1.00 WORTH OF FLAVOR, P08TAGE WILL BE PREPAID. KEITH'S 60S Third Avenue South EGGNIT IS COMING Paris, Aug. 25.-Premier Rlbot has sont tho most cordial congratulations to Gen. Petain, tho French commander In chief for his victory at Verdun. "The Verdun operations, conducted with precision and remarkable thoroughness bring the greatest honor :o the commander in chief and our valiant troops," says tho premiers message "Tho success you have just obtained will help to maintain in the country and tho army tho confidence, which is the gage of final victory." anywhere. The high price of. lumb'er and the difficulty in obtaining carpenters even at big wages aro given as the reasons by many for their not caring to build just at present, but oven with these drawbacks houses must be built if tho town is to accommodate the people who are waiting to come in. Three and four room houses aro renting here from ?15 to $20 por month, and people are glad to get them even at that figure. Apparently It would pay someone to put up half-a-dozen residences. Rev. A. J. Rudd, Methodist student, who has-been laboring on tho Fertile Plains Mission for the past- few months, leaves on Monday for the east where-tie will attend college at Belleville, Ont. Mrs. Ed. Owens t>f Burdott was operated upon at the Bow'Island hospital on Tuesday. We-are informed the operation was quite successful and thb patient Is now progressing very, favorably.  ' .... V BURDETT .(Bow Island Review). A business deal of considerable magnitude was negotiated hero this week when tho big store of W. M. Roller was purchased with the stock by Messrs. A. H. Rygg and G. H. Robinson, both of Burdett. The new owners, wo under :itand, take immediate possession They are now taking active stops to greatly increase tho stock and when this is completed they expect to have the different departments so perfected as to enable them to compete with any' store in Southern Alberta. A marricge that has provoked con slderable Interest In the district was that which was recontly, enacted be tween Mrs. D. Slawson and Mr. Geo. Bryant, both of ilurdott. Mr. and Mrs. Bryant, we understand, will remain hero for a time and will then probably leave for Montana, where ii Is their intention to take up some government land. Del Burnham finished cutting his crop on Monday. He is figuring on fifteen bushels, and those who have seen it say his figuring Is pretty well correct. W. C. Straley started cutting on This useful wrap coat is of chalk white Shantung, lined with navy blue Shantung, printed with green apples. One end of the draped collar is thrown over the shoulder. of our'number to receive recognition for marked ability is Miss J. E. McLaughlin, daughter of Mr. J. W. McLaughlin, who recently went to England as a nursing sister. She has been placed in charge of the eye, ear and nose department of No. 9 Canadian Hospital, at Bramshott. PROVIDE READING FOR TROOPS. Washington, Aug. E5.-Secretary Baker today appointed a library war council headed by Frank A. Vandorlip, president of the National City bank of New York, to cooperate With tho American Library association In the work of raising $1,000,000 to provide libraries at the 32 cantonments and camps where soldiers will train and books for tho men at the front. Chairman Vandorlip has called a meeting of the war council, for August 28 in New York to adopt plans for raising the money. People's Forum A REPLY FROM TABER. Mr. 3.,'S. Dunham, Lethbridge, Alta. Dear Mr. Dunham,-While I admire the adroitness of your letter in Wednesday's Lethbridge Herald, I cannot accept it as a justification of the unfairness complained of by the peopl > of > Taber. Being a former resident of the United States and conversant no doubt with the spirit and principles of Chautauqua, you must know that it Is not the plan of this great institution to discriminate, between tho towns, large or small, on its circuits; but, as far as possible, to give all equal treatment. For this reason tho management does not approve of nrt-lats returning to towns whore engagements have been already filled. Chautauqua entertainers have their Sundays free, but if they feel like using .their gifts on that day they are encouraged to heSn out in tho towns where they may tlian be programmed. 1000 acres on Monday. This big "farm'Having this principle In mind, Mr. Is situated about live miles south-west ,'Muntoll, tho advance agent of our r,Our s: amid Ison Electric Seals and fine. styles of Sets. of the receiver within easy reach. Any .posed to claim equal honors at least reasonable request on your part would j with tho Breezy City of Alberta. of Burdett, and like most of the big fields around here a very favorable yield is expected. HIGH RIVER (From the Times). Four sons in tho war, is the record of the Stoness family of High River. Only last week mention was made In these columns of tho winning of a military medal by Pte. Marold Stoneta, who is at the front with his brothers Harold and Elmer, and now cornea the announcement that the eldest brother, Ray, has been selected in the first draft for the American army.' He is at Butte City. This Is the entire family of boys. , The sale by auction ot twelve cow* our commlttst Chautauqua and Mr. Hovis, our sup erJntendent, both experienced Chautauqua men, encouraged us to arrange for a.Red Cross meeting Sunday, August 12th, assuming that our Saturday artists, if thoy took on work at all on Sunday, would help us out. And, knowing that no one In these days, except for the best of reasons would refuse to aid tho Red Cross work, we went forward and planned for the meeting as suggested. Would it not have been Just and courteous on the part of your committee, before even approaching Miss Ward or Miss McCormtck to have made enquiries as to whether Taher purposed holdiag a service on Sunday or not? You had a phone and ... ftt t|ie other end Portage have been graciously conceded !>y our Committee. But we do not like the other way in which it was done. Your Sunday program may have been the result entirely of fortuitous concourse of artists as you suggost. But wo found on getting in touch with our entertainers as soon as possible after their arrival in Lethbridge that they had already been pledgol to return'to your city for Suniluv, aid wo found further your fortuitous Sunday program published in Saturday's Herald. We remembered then i.uat there a,re more ways than one of killing a cat. With respect to Captain Hindley, you are putting him, as well as the Taber committee in a false light he-tore the public. He was not askod to cQine,horo for Sunday evening. He was asked to address a.business men's luncheon at 1 p.m. Monday, tho day of his lecture, and ho was asked at the instance of Mi?.' Hovis who wished at that mooting. to put up to tho mon of the town the Renewal of the Chautauqua contract.' - ; *-: We are : glad that Lethbrldgo lias dono so nobly for  Chautauqua In Western Canada. It is too had though that the cow that has given us so much Chautauqua milk-in the way of froo advertising-is disposed to put her malodorous hoof into tho overflowing pail, After nil it takes more than ono rose to make;' a summer, and more than one enthusiastic town to make a banner Chautauqua circuit. While such small places as Cayloy,'Vulcan, Macleod and .Tnber have not the tomerlty to dispute with Lethbridge its claim to be "the pioneer town to bring Chautauqua to Western Canada,", we opine that such cities as Medicine TOtj^Jfcwa*WW Regina, be dla- The most disappointing feature I find about your letter, Mr. Dunham, Is that there is no expression of ro-gret with regard to tho mix-up that lias occurred, nor any promise of amendment for Hie future Only shock and surprise that we should bo perturbed at all at tho action of the Lethbrldgo committee. . In fact your profession nf honoring Tabor for trying to secure Captain Hindley from you, If taken seriously, hardly leaves us guessing as to what may happen next year. 1 can assure you that my object in writing these letters is not to engender strife, nor preach you a homily, but solely to convoy to the Lethbrldgo committee in a frank, kindly way, how Ave feel in Tabor with respect to: the matter under consideration with tho hope that this will forestall any such clash in tho future. We don't want an octopus on our Chautauqua circuit in Western Canada. A. C. BRYAN, Chairman of Red Cross Meeting. Taber, August 24th, 1917. Fall Opening DAY SCHOOL-Tuesday, September 4th. NIGHT SCHOOL-Thursday, September 6th. ALL COMMERCIAL SUBJECTS' TAUGHT BY THE MOST UP-TO-DATE METHODS '. Wo have had many more calls than wo could till during tho �past year, particularly for young men who were capable short- : hond writers and typists, and in addition had a good practical knowledge ot book- > kooping. During the coming year we expect' this demand will bo even greater, for both young men and young women, owing to the fact that few will come this way from the' United States; in fact many young men will cfieiDniblem 1)6 roturnm8 t0 an8we* the call to the GB^g&uT^ CALL, WRITE OR PHONE FOR ^Sfllcient School INFORMATION. GARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEGE BUSINESS PHONE 1316 RESIDENCE PHONE 1531 ..111 glOHTH STRfEfT SOUTH, LETHBRIOQI ;