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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR UiTiiniuno.lv DAILY IIKHALD nKCKMBKR 3. 1917- tteralfc Hlbevta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHEHiDRE HERALD PRINT- !NG COMPANY, LIMITED 321 6th Street South, LtLhbrldgt W. A. Buchanan I'resiJosl and Managing Director John Torram-e IJusines? Manager TELEPHONES IJus'ness Office W- The Literals o( CarJslou who are sup- lng Mr. Buchanan want lo bo cire-. tul as their member, who was elect- ed on false representations In June last, will put tbem all In the bsi ot rotten apyles." Subscription Rates: Daily, per week .10 Dai'.y. deiivcred, per year LEVHBRIDGE DISTRICT'S PROUD PLACE IN LOAN CAMPAIGN Lcllibrldge has just reason to be proud today of her magnificent Vic- lory Loan campaign results. So has every district practically in the whc-le south country a right to bo proud o! wlat It has done. The people of Can- jili iave shown by their very re- sponse to the loan that their hearts are found and true, that Ibey are not afrjll ol the result e! Ills war. lu Germany people have been forced against ihelr will to invest their sav- ins? in tho war loans. What fercnt spirit has been manifested In umiy, utiMiTeu, pvi j 1-1 i rprln. Jl-" C'snada where thousands upon thou- Weekfy'by uyiil, per year lo bave contributed to the grand Dates or eipiry of subscriptions ap- pear dally on address label. An opt- auce of papers afier exr-iraticn dale our author-ly to cenlinue I'ue sub- scription. local to say to Germany: "We" are going lo win and we are willing to show by the credit we have establish- ed for carrying on that we bare no thought of any other result." To the cen.tral committee which has undertaken tlie work In Lethbrldsc, The Herald desires lo eilend Ihe heartiest congratulations on .the excel- proiisional government still goes-on ieni service which bas been perform- Increasing In biltOTCss. ami increas-1 Pij. and we know IbaMhe people ol Ing In hope fulness for the provisional I lne amj ue district associated THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Tho struggle (or suprsluncy In'llus- eia bclweLU the-Bolshevist Ihe Optimistic reports slate that i: will ue a matter, of a few weeks only lietor? '.he Lenlne element is tin- "ally overthrown. The provisional gov- .criiraeot, have even been able to Issue a manifeslo from Fetrograd. A supreme effort was made last eek by the Germans on the Cambml with It under ibis committee ivill join with U5 in doing so. We know that many 01 the members ol the city voluntary canvassers have given np their whole time for three weeks neglecting lielr own business Dal Le'lhbridee city and district might be able to say that their dollars as well .from to recapture, territory taken !B5 their sons are helping to-win the_ In Go. BTOL-'S drire, but this met j victory. And Id the thousands ol" peo 'v-iih however, lu which wei ably supporter! by American that they have not only mida a British able to hold tie line Investment bnl Yhey have brcuglil the 'at ibe pariLcuiar point where the Ger-jday o( peice. .closer. The record or failure. Only after hard pie who have 'come forward so patri ere I otlcally with their means-let us saj i 3'CSa Killed in J SURELY AMONG THESE YOU j-y WILL nNb THE SUITABLE GIFT (From Our Own Jlai-iec-3. Vk-p the past week tbc trlouuii hL. iwn Susv with many nupllcattons before them exeiptlon. several exemptions were granted, many were turned down >y tte medical board, leaving onl_y a small number to be seul uii for train- ing. Election matters are now assuming i reality, and the remjlning (lays be- fore election will bo busy ior both parties. Both slues have arrang- ed meetings for every usy. and the electors will hear many things from the various speakers. The most im- portant during tills week be Friday In Macleod, when Hon. A. G. McKay will to the clectorE. mans attacked. FURLOUGH FOR FIRST DIVISION. Spcihing at Ottawa, A. E. Fripp, K-C., that Gen. Mewburn; Minister of Militia, had informed him on Tussday'thal If the 000 men were obtained by con- scription ths men of the first divi- llon were to be given a furlough; [this city and district Ii blghly satls- factory- No patriotic effort has ever ibeen undertaken on which we have "failed, to' reacnv our objective.- The {'Victory Loan has. been the', biggest drive ret, and-ifnas been .the most WHAT THE OFFICER CANDIDATE THINKS E. J. Lovelace, of St. Catharines, who was announced ac having-Dien desljnaUi the Laur- candiiile for Lincoln, hit cabled iron: a conyalescent horns in England that would support the "csr.srriplion'' gsvirnment during the war. SOUTHERN ALBERTA WELCOMES TrlE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE Unlay welcomes in her midst the {radons representative of Floy Green who, enlisted with the 191st is home tor E lew weeks leave. L 'YA'oor1 living south o( Macleod, received won; ihat their son, Vlllle. who vas'Yeported a few weeks ago; naw In a hoa- pltal suftc-ius from iumfioi wounds In-tha chest J. W. Jones, who enlisted wllb the 191al Is roporled- killed in action In Ibe big battle or October 30th. 19171. Mr. Jonea was a ol music before hi enlisted, and had a large class of pnpjls In Macleod for several years, also leader ol the choir and organist In tho Church ol England, ia Macleod. Fte. K. Hewitt rnaue. the supreme sacrifice for king and country In one of the recent battles at lie front. He was an employee of the C. P. It- be- fore he enlisted, His brother resid- ing in the message during the past Corpl. iome is a fei miles'south west ot Macleod, anc. also a number ol the ISlst was re- wounded in u recent-battle In r'rance- Tbe Victoir loan was a-success in Macleod .tie .total figures Saturday Eighl being -The amount Lied for Pincier Creek, Claresholm and Maclaod being J500.000, this amount oversubscribed by Pinch- Creek and Clares- holm to the goud wllh nn amount not lejs than Among those who bougbt Victory Bocds were a number of Blood Indiana to tna amount of 000. Saturday tie flrsl day ol win- ter, snow the evening witD.' five ?ero.-j COMPER3 CALLS A UNITY llrsl duty of every Cana- dian is to do everything in his power to unite the people in win- ning the he "I have known, of Vour political differen- ces for lime past. You have made mTs'laVsB as we have, but now ycu ire at war and now you people, of Canada, regardless of politics, religion or anything else must stsnd united lo bring glory for Canada In the war for the freedom of Gompers, president of the Am- erican Federation of Labor In a Epeech at Toronto. while Sunday ''can-, day wit! ilu j fine "-winter of skating and j curling In the near Inture.' Tne ;'4ie Presbyterian church held n ccncort dur- ing tlie past iresk, realizing over 000.00 for Uieir church fund5-, The A. P.'Pi Aisled by Ihe (own police hiifl another bootiesijer inter-) ills. AJsjeslTi King, ID-'the person ie lot Canada. Tha loyal people of Lelh- bridge and SonUiern Alberta -welcome I tbc first gentleman of the land not only lor bis own personality but be- cinse he represents the lie of royalty j wb7Ich binds logeiner UBmocratic Can- i ada with the democratic Motherland t and our sister colonies. He represents I British power which In this crisis Is {nnw putting -forth every effort that j the spirit of British democracy, which 523 done so much to advance ths cut- l of civilization around the globe, may not by Ihe ir.illtaris- c spirit tit our connlry's enemies. Tbousanda of young men from outhem Alberta have heeded tbe all: "Your King and Country Need They have done brilliajit work n the field of battle. We are glad ler ot ssrlc.ullcrvc.cn.bnnces hlg plan oday Hat His' Majesty through his lor iocreasinc the hog production In AND VETERANS SUPPORT UNION GOVT. 'Of the ten Coniervat'ivw in cabinet Hon. N. W. Rowell, at DurwHIe. OnU itated eight English spzaVing sr.d the eTght Liberal members were Englilh speaking so that there was abso- lute equatlty of the government of the English speaking nemben. If they had been able tO'i-cu're two French-aptaking Liberals, the union governnient would be abso- lutely fifty-fifty. The women and the Wln-ths-War veterans were behind'the Union "With these behind he de- clared, "1 know we are doing the rljhl thing." irecl repreaenlalive In the Dominion, as had an opportunity to convey to be proud parents ct these bravo hef-heeded. In this hour, when Ihe Iragjle perhaps seems blrdeat, Ihe visit of Ills Excellency and the words if praise and e'ncouraEement'he Rives are doubly welcome. May His Excellency's term ol otllcc n Canada see victory on the ban- ner of right, and the peace, of the world once more.restored, never again, we hope, to be so ruthlessly shat- tered. J100.00 and costs intoj the treasury of fOR THE BUSY -MAN I A Holiday Music Display Without An Equal 117E began to place our orders for holiday mucjcal ..instrument! as long ago as last May, and we've been collecting ever since. Whenever opportunity offered to add something really meritorious to our stock, we did so. The result of this forethought is placed before you 5t this time. It calls forth many 'ex- pressions of delight for there is nothing worth having-in musical instruments that we cannot supply Player Pfanos Organs, Victrolas Victor Records Mandolins Mouth any instrument that you may want, and at a price that will bring quick decision. Your inspection is visit will be warmly welcomed. Everything man, woman, or child may need in music (or use or for gifts during llie holi- days, is ready in our chain of branch slorcs r_ o m F a 0 y T o H 0 m e HCFIE OF EVEJY Balmoral Block Fifth St. S., Lethbridgc PASSING mm m Calgary, Dec. affecling tho work of Cross' society were 'passed at tho annual The Pelrolea Topic and The. Ex-ilayor John Shaw, Clerk ot the pt tho -Alberta branch jes- rotea Advertiser have amllgamated. County Court, at. Toronto, died, aged ,------..._.- ,-----.n.i. n election overseas has com- Alberta, at the request of the food Arrangement? ire" made by inenced, For the first lime In 25 years' the ballHiu. bad not 3 single prisoner lo take east from Port Arthur district. George Monteltb, Eijty years of age, l burned to death in a house, where SO vears'..- 111 bc pul Into immediate he MvTd alone, Slanley. I operation. One in particular which attcctl 'the collection ot money will Dr. Hugh JlcGougan of Thp.mcstonl, provo ot. utnlosi importance, to the while visiting a-broAor in. workj is' to materially Turl Ariiiur. j increase its iat-c-iuv.-- it was brought In liy Judge Jackson, ol an enthnslasllc re- mA Mnrshj-presldcnt- ol the caption lo Harry Lauder. who spoko Coalhurst_nea cross branch, nml una- oa behalf ot the Victory Loan. I ncmously adopted, anil sponsors staled, lhat wllli the discon- The C.'P. n. is lo rename certain F Un ofjne' patriotic tund collcc- ganlzod districts, and the better co- opcratioii ol llie people, as nnj.no doing awaj- of much dupllcaiion of as iii rnnny c'enlrcs a number o! societies are often- found doing work for which' one Is'jnnljf. p.ccessafy.. Prlschert of The other respluli.on was In con- nection wllh of war work, and provides that all monies be- ing contributed to llial work shall be accepted by any Ursvnrji of the Heel Cross nnd forwarded through the prop- channels. On o motion of Dr. A. II. Scott and Plnkbam, the entire executive was returned lo office, anil the- name of Jlr. Waller Hnckralc, of Meiitc'inn Hal nildcd, making the list as fol- lows: Patron, Ills honor the lieutenant- governor, honorary president, lion. Charles Stewart, premier of Alberta; honorary vice president, UIsliop rink- at Erie llesl, Port stations In commemoration ol famous (Ions (he jjiy" of" finding life funds i ham! prejldenl, Mr. H. U, battles where Canadian troops have fBr Cmss work inlDenoctt, K.C.; vice-presidents, Dr. two little chili rer.r.' Jonn Plora- in Conmce won renown. .province, and llie. patriotic fnnd.cotn- uu. Thomas Fletcher was scntenceil at ji-m many casca bc called township, near Port Arth'jr. ricrishcrl i Porlago la Prairie to bo lo up and thus in the flames which deniroypd theft February 26 tor tho murder ot uffr- lht. the women of home In tho absence of the parents, don Ilasmusson, .a ten-year old boy. have hc.cn shouldering for Inc I a groat in'casure on the nicii of the With regrtt ths congregation of Iho American Consul Johnson 13 makinc, past three ycifra. It will mean better iroslnclal d-Jisllbent pvi- Cait Clinrch lias, accepled the every effort to assist Ihe larraers of throunhoul the province: Tory, Edmunlun; Judge Jnckuoii, Lelli- brlSgc; .Mr. E. ,fi. Adams, Calgary; Mr. H. Wood, president.. o( the United Farmers of-Alberta, and Mr. Waiter llilckvalo, of Medicine Hat; Joint secretaries, Miss Mary I'lnkham, financial; Mrs. C.. n. Waagnn of sup- plies; auditors, Mesara. Minamll, Mar- he thanks ol the-sovereign whose call ctase o; soae p; sli "'linrid, .-J j resignation ol Rev. J. Strachan, col- Colllngwood. .Two Tveelts '.from today you vote either FOR or AOAfNST the boya at the front. Which Till ;on do? The defeatist in Afbertl Is crying niilts on Ihc war and by a'np porting the referendum policy of Sir Wilfrid l-anrier It la taking the beat way pocaHrlo of marine Canada quit The opposition sneakers pnl the MR.'WOOLF AND "THE ROTTEN APPLES1' -Jlartin says a lot of Llbera TVInnlpe2 plaltorm at the top of Ih have been' arid then yell themselves hoars: wlfli. Tory "rotten Or aAeferendtrm, and yet Ihe Win one of Ihosc rotlen apples peach in Mr. Woolfs estimation.-' raajilr.'Woolf call Arthur Sllton a rot'.Mi when he was a candidate suppbrtlvg Mr. Sifton In Cardston In May a pit of It, Slfton was about Ihc most, perfect man In the'Woiid then. Mr. Woolf bitterly re'senler) aljaclo. upon the of Mr. Sifton. Now. wo find tMs I'.eman calling Mr, Sltlon "rotten Vne .TOlers ongh to be able rotten. Vi'e never knw Mr Woolfs baa such a won lerfDl effect as ID make.fi man, whom tijported, pure and'svect and lore taA lie ifpuld "a rtrt aa ai he oppoicll bin g plaUorm nerer mentioned tbe efcrcndum and never endorned It. "Farmer" Jim Weir ft frying swing the farmers' vole by telling th people in the rural dlstrlcls'lhal Ihc are not getting enough tor their i at a bushel. "Farmer" nhoold soon begin lo realize that th farmers are gentlemen, not hogs. JIi can It all hy his lonesome. Will Mr. Martin Wool! kindly te an anxious public if he ever did an thing' to 'assist voluntary fccrullln war Blarl'sd? He la advoca Ins voluntary recruiting now an Iho public would like to know what 1 ever did for'll? And (IE might al; Ifil'. ii. the laoie. lima If hu cvi reCTHlflns? Both eediDJ; .to cted at Calgary and Edmonton to e resold.to farmers at cost. A large umber of these sowstno doabl will e bought at the packing plantf'where hare been shipped for slaughter, nd In that way they, wjll be rescued be'used for breeding'pnrpcncs. The Agricultural Societies through- ut tbe province, have been reqneslcd the'mlnlsler of agriculture, to or- anize their arid make a lorou'gb canvus.ol wjth on [fort tc? !M'icn. 'h'tm !o piiL'In.lwo or irti> fiira-bre; jingr Hhwa, either to e purchased In the locality or'to be ought froni'the department. The purchase and distribution ol 19 breeding sowi will 'charge 1 W. P. the livestock conr- IsslonVr, and all parties'' wishing to these .commiml- ate with Mr. SievtTns, >t_ his olflcc, arllament buildings, Ed.rabnton, Arrangenienti are belpii'' also or doubling the number 6f iws of all Ibe farms. Tbo livestock commlas'ioner- also holding a number 6f riitetlnga ttirOnKh- jut Jho province with' 1 TWrlo" stlmu- t: 'iM'creu'ed .of hogs, end In thin work It bihij -t Mme. Sarah DarnLardl in Montreal Kingston district by- Ihe Importation ol i_____________._ cottonseed meal. present tirior- wick, and Co. Frederick a trapper, of Ttracc- theatre engagement. Chauncey 0. Bradahtw, aged fifty, made'a short speech In support of the bridge, was drowned while trying tc Victory Loan and sold bonds at her; cross on Ice on .the Musquash river below Dala. Worrying over financial difficulties, William Stuckhart. aged 42, of Kilch- enar, HrosB from his bed, and to the kitchen, committed suicide by cut- ting his throat with a razor. tlie Mutual Life Assurance -Com- pany it Kitchener dismissed, two of. Us cmployc3 on account ot the part a Michigan Central conductor, was found dead, badly mangled, alongside of his train at the yards al Watford. Virden. Man., (Boaril o! Trade has sent a warning to'the Ktlch- Cher as lo M: probable consequence of any repetition .of such as that of last Saturday, or failure loj Ihcynro allciftMl lo have taken In ton- elect tt-Unlonlstrreprcseiilaliv'e, neitfpn-with disturbances. ilslcd by I'fesidenf Wood of lire U.V.A., Dean Howes, of Collets culture, and some of the de- lartment. 'f'r' Farmers are befog this matter up as a vrir meannre without any rcgard.to profits, and ire nrgcd to do It 33 3 public necesslty'r rfgard .Speaks sit.AIilk River, Korcmosl --iind flow .Island io Good Crowds v. W. Union candidate, Dr. 0. W. and H. Jellllf, re- turned on Saturday afternoon from an extended lour of tbe eoullicanlcrii por- less of the CM; c! grain. -lor. ol ll.c of and tho canvass wjll b4 mads [h tematic manner and Ii Is eipectcd It will meet with very Any farmer at llbefly to purchase sows that they may Trant llrect from the department without. relMloa (o Ills agricultural society, but mf jf a number of farmers can unfte mfodgh the agrl- cullural society of' Inroiijili' the local unloq of liio 'maije- cost somewhat peal being genfrallf through out all the (lie proylnci of Alberta, for. the rprrasri 16 assist In the prodnctloh 'oJ .jrhldlJf IT the one answer, 'ihe war. land. Tlie halls where the galhcrings j wore held, at these polnla, were fill j I ed lo overflowing.1 J. G. Robertson, a 'well-known Liberal presided al the Koremost meeting, which was_allcntl- ed by pjoplo from all sur- rounding country. At every point Iho leading Liberals and Conservatives arc strongly behind union government. At Nucky Strike, W. N. Mcrrlam, wan chairman, at D. Kip- pen, at Allorslon, J. McKnlghl, at Ooildard; Mr. (Irani, principal of llie BChonl aii'd a'l liow' Island, Jlr. A. F. Werfc. W. 3. .Hall, was one of the. speRkors at tho Uow Island meeting. Al Ihe rnncltislon of the Is- land meeting nnorganlzatlon was per- tcetcd wllh Lho following blflccrs: President, F. J. Henderson; first vice- ecoml vleo- socrelary, ivcr on Monday I pr'csltlRnl, _Htewarl; ne country cisl of i nresnlbn't, H.'jamleson; Slartlne in at Mlfk fti they covered all the country c.1st of j Kinnon hn.l I.uoky Strike and thence A- f. Werls; cicratjyc, Drowli, north lo How A. V. I'ulrimSC. I'. Col on, OcorBe Two Tncciins-i a nay were litlil J -W. "urd, J H. Agir. H. II. the attendance at all ot them was Robertson, C. Ih Boll, J, ..W. James, gowl. Great Interest is bclne taken W. Taylor, It. S. Beatllc. S. M. In the ramp.iign and-llioilBh Ihcf op- l-Hannn. A. C. nu.isdK, John J'ollill, position H .urcmpllns to bcrloucl tbe I A- C- Arbullinol.'Coo. hvnni, war fsaur-n )jy propositions'" for the farmerB, ariJ' mlcTCprcscnta. and It 19 nollccablc that an -aoop" as Ihc for union Kovcr'nmenl fs'falf- ly and snuarely presented publli; nen llmcnt BW.iy.i that way very quickly. The campaign projrressei the ttronser will union governmen becotne." lion oontarnint; the'lj'nlnn KOvcrnment It'fi cr.dciit that tlio IjulkTof the peo- ple fire sincerely concerned (Tic immediate reinforcing of our troops. In point of attendants 'Iho biggest Milk Lucky Slrlkc, lost P. Pollef and A, Sampson, marks all Iho meetings and It 19 nollccablc that a- MAMMOTH UNRESERVEP AUCTION SALE 1000 CATTLE THE-FINEST CATTLE IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA FROM TKIt HOME RANCH OF MR. ROSS AT THE STOCK YARDS, LETHBRIDGE Tues. aind Wed., Dec. 4 and 5 -AT 10.30 A.M. COWS, HEIFERS, CALVES; ETC., FIRST DAY PURE BRED REGISTERED BULLS, SECOND DAY 420 Hereford and Polled Angiu Cows, 68 Two Year OUi; 75 Yewiingi; 450 Cairo (from, above mentioned cows aid regiitefcd Darhtm 42 Pare Bred Registered Durham BaRt. On account ot the voluntary enlistment of -Mr. floss In tbc Royal Flying Corps, he nnd his father, Mr. AVnltcr Ross, 6oM all the cattle on their home ranch consisting ot head lo Messrs J- A. Ulllcsplo and J. II. Staffer! who are offering Ihem by Ihe public. 'Thl9 herd was built up by. the Messrs. noss-lroin'cows-boiighl from'th6 famous Mnlnlrye -rnnch, bred to tlCKlBlcreil Hulls! Slock erov.-crs and fanners nrc fortunate In haT- Ine the cmnortunlty of. getllnft alock of sucb cxccptlorlal hreedtsg. Tho bulls'have all been catalogued and thcso caulofnes will bo Issued lo Inlcrcslcd putllcs on the first day of thcrcate. Hcelstrt- llon fnpurjl "wllh every bull. The vendors will attend (o the shipping for outside brtyers, Slo.-k ISrnnn1 Inspection nnd Health tiavo boea arranged to nvolil dehy to flhlppbrs, TERMS CASH, Lunch will be lervnl on the grounds by the Lethfcrldct Rejl Cross Society. J. A. oiLLEiPIE, J. H. 8TAFFEN, M. LtOLER, Auctlerwer ;