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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta tHE ittbc DAILY AND WtCtCLY PrOprJctera antf, 1>ii^n�lMra 1 LETHBRIOOBiHEftALD PRINTS vikjO COMPANY, LIMITKO' ' J eth atrial � outlt,nL�thbrld|� * WfrA. Bychanaii ' isat^uid Managing Director . ' Torrance   B^Ineas Manager TELEPHONES ilneM omee ---- Brtil Office 12S2 1224 family jaiie poi^ular becauBe ther nro jlamocnt^c. � Ther do not InteVfere. in the Btialrs of tbe state, Almost with in sound ot Hyde Parfe there Is A reKfgee in Holland, driven from his throne because of his autocratic reign; William HohenzoUern^ight haTe been Kaiser of Germany today and the world .would never have gone through tbe great War, had democratic ideals posseaied the crowned heads of Gitr-ope. ill. - .15 |fie�WiT�fe*,vl)er w.edc ...., ,._-^d,ellvW.^er year ......i^M *^^^�y..niall, per year .,.-jbfc^y^tiiaiI.-*er year. s.%l.BO WMPr, % mail, per year to U.S.. $2.00 Oatbb of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on address label; Acceptance of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue the subscription. fx CANADA, TOO, NEEDS RECLAMATION SERVICE . One portion of President Wilson's address to Congress on Monday was read with .more than passing interest by the people of, Southern Alberta. It wap;tliat part deaifing with reclamation of ''v. S. lands through the nation's reclamation service. Some hint of "(lie. immense undertaking contem-pJatedBy the American "government along the lines of reclamation is given by the following Vrords of the presi- I pptlcnlifrly direct your attention |o the "Very practical plans which the secretary of tbe interior has develops ed ip'his annual report and before youi^ committees for the reclamation4.jgf; of aiijdv Bwamp and out-over lands I" Which,might, if the states are ^^llling I a4d aMe to coo-perate, redeem more ' enfoittraieiit, DISTILLERS OPPOSE ' RETURN OF THE BAR �TL somewhat remarkable odmission was made' the other day in Toronto by the distillery ilrm of Hiram Walker and Sons'to the effect that the distillers of Canada were diametrically opposedvto any return to the old order of things, meaning the,bar and its attendant evils, but that they were in favor ot handling the liquor business in^e Dominion under laws similar toothe Ontario Temperance Act, which ;l8 pi-actically the same as the Alberta liiquor Act. In other words the"dtstiliet-s are not in favor of go-ing back'to'Uie old days ot the licensed bar, bnt.'they;would. support any measure lor-a return to nonditions' as they preVailfid .pribr:tb Avril 1st last when; the order-ln-council,' prohibiting the transportation .oL liquor from a wiSt :aist?ict to ft. dry district, went^in-to_!effect;'* � , in'iheic statement ..made juiblic throngh:,:^e Toroato pres.s, the Walker'flriaJ^teai'S^''- -----"^'^ . "ThfijOntaritft TempSr^nCE .Act a^ admintstered-4i^f(�e\ihbtlasveen t orVelbv tiiti^lddeiton^- ..i* -*5*-f^e raflwaya^i I'vOow, the .drdei^iof'^^ ^SjWCrt,; Jind; Mv^ViTiBSlpi^th^ nrliMfiraCfimx'ifaaf^ - . B;4whIch:'.Me^d��able',tnf! \^ls^ob:' -Soiithe'm Albertt^ occt' i^ed|irm^'^c�darl7 liappy place so far |^^^^^pow^ilitie� are c^ncern-Xlberta cannot af-f(^05�tt quiet and* allowvCanadalo bf, Qj^t�tr|pp'ed in reclamation prb-J|5c^^y Ae United Stat^s^dorlng the IThe-Order^in-Coundl was nnder-stood;^to be a 'war measure,' and, although we may. have doubted the ne-.cessity.^t l}iejgxpe^iency.of more drastic legislation in Canada than elther England or France^has found advisable to meet aimilar. conditions, yet we surrendered any'opinions we may have had, and did not question the wisdom of the.Goreniment.;^ -'':7heTltoei8!approaching when 'wa'r measures' will cease to be the law of the. lud, and legislation based upon parliamentary procedure will have to be considered. It is with regard to sqchvlegislatlon that wish not to be mlBa^deratopd. _ "IfiBy � retuttt to'the-'.old ystem'. is m� pirlod'bf reconstruction. tnr-DECEPTION -TO ' ^itf^ih ROYALTY' ;.qther: moniirchs are being driven! or are fleemg, from their . t;hrone8 we {ind this incident recorded in a press despatch concerning the Jroyalty of BriUin: ' V ; i 'A*'King George, with the prince of Wales, the duke of Connaught, General Sir William R. Robertson, commander ..of the forces in Great Brl-: Tain,' 'a.nd Ihe staff officers rode past V the- lines, the men forming *three sides ' pta. 'itHixaxe, there were remarkable ilempp's^ations of loyalty. When the ;kil)g reuhed the third section the .I'uien sndfl^nly broke ranks and crowded ,about^ "him grasping his hands. P'tbetB, surrounded the prince ol ,W�1�� Wid the duke of Connaught and �hogk bands heartily, with them, j Ifn-the meantime other dlBcharged 'aoidlc?fl gathered around the carriage J^^lfiUch were the queen mother, ^ and the Princess Victoria, ^^'tten climbed onto the footboards PM.^ >ack of the vebicle In their ;ijmu�9Bi to shake band;: ttrlthv t|ie ^^^'IMles. WesB yott, dear boys-" ex-the queen mother as ' �he. ;|uuidB with as many of the could. ipt was made to take the '�the carriage �o>'that' the f,vor oft 1^'but we are;dlamelrlcally opposed tot It^Attd .any attempt, to over-throw-'anrt-'OoVemment on that Tasu'e will notthave Qur^aupporL . -�  i "In piir'ojpinioni the rn^mnm that' is eiflter-ttecessaryiiOr that can be ao-compliB^e'd In the solution of -the li-'qi^rj priblem.-Jay well 'within the bottedaries 'of;^:tlie' Ontario /Temperance Act^ai^trwasjadniMsfered previous tai^the .Jast Ordeiiin-Counhil in connectton wlthi it. With certain strengthening amendments and developments �it''can be made an ideal .me.asnre'-'.ghoTiM'Vthe opportunity be offered we'wouHii be found willing to place aVthe.dlsposal our hearty^co^p-erationv-. In constructive legislation along 8Uch,?or'other practical Jlnes. W.e,wiU;ji0t Identify ourselves in any way, 'Vlfli*'. any ;mdfement to re-storevihose. ej^ Df the *oia system;,' which were identlfftd with that Indiscriminate and reckless distribution of alcoholic stimulants, which all' right thinking men Justly condemned." The-'flu seems-to have flown. fFrom 'Our Own t'orrMDondant) . CHAMPION, Dec. .S.-The followidg is a copy of the official announcement i of the decoration Of Pte. H. Gill, of | Champion, with the military medal: For conspicuous bravery and devo-1 tion to duty on the 19th of Feb. 1918. This man displayed bravery and coui"-age of a high order during a raid - on the enemy trenches, cleared 'S hundred ] yards of trench by aggressive bombing, and closed with a party Of the enemy,, and assisted }n capturing pri-sonerrf. While In the enemy trenches he was subjected. tn. hQayy .t^^e, but | carried out his work, cdoly "and assisted to make a success pt the,raid. He further displnye^ courage land daring In-.previous Teconnalssance of] the objective." It has 6nly now become generally knoVn i^hat Minnie Orr, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jamgs Orr,, ^ast of town, died from influenza at Coronation about ifc week ago. Mr. and Mrs. C. Roberts wish, ta express their thanks and appreciation to the, many friends "TVho assisted in nursing their children,and ,fQr the syfapathy shown in' their -bereavement. , The 'flu has a way ..all its own of- occurring. Three more homes were attacked in the country .la,st week,' Clark-sons and the,Niels, ea^t,.of town,.and Clifford^, northwest; 'aliftn MrsC:'A^ S. Roberts is down with lt>\Mr8. Gallagher of'Calgary, Is'ja'uralng Mrs. Roberts, Mrs. Guyton"i8.'at Cliffords, and Mrs. Hardisty at Olarksons. All ! the new cases are doing .\vell,-. The hospftal was closed pn-:Mo.nday. Messrs. Guy and Cdrl Lock were the last to lea*e. Mr. and Mrs.vRpj'itock left on Saturday; and are cpnyaleiscing at home. Once more-we were threatened with fire when a small oul-TJuildihg^caiight fire on Wednesday last nt the. rear of the Beaver Lumber CtJ.'s yards � Messrs. Prank Smith v�nd- -TPrank Clever mi)tored home from Calgary on Friday night and repotted, ai pleasant drivel -f 'ii^^i. I' Providing the 'flu� bncoraes no worse, the public and high school will re-open on Monday next, iT)ee.,'9th. The church will re-open on Sunday, the.8th, at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. respectively. .A. united''memorial, service win be iield "ai'tjie'evenliiBf se'r-vice, when all-lhe reliatlVeB flnf f/ie1idB of those'who hlive' recently'jlcifjf'-are especially invited to attends- Special music; is being arranged, f - A|^ -p.m. there^111 ^e-servlceiiit 'BliitfBcn'iohool house." , '' 'A^-it Sfs. G. Dalton viiiited''rrG�ftaft" on business pn i'l^Iday^^aBL - �  ^iXtt% ?Talbot and^Mcl^naia; o(; Car-1 mkngayj.wdre"ln coh'snUitio'n Dver .Miss Bullock last :w^ek. v^e" are v'eased to announce that Miss BaUoek |b recovering nicely. The many friends of Miss vK; Howe of the school staff, will regret to learn that she has resigned her., position in ....."' ^ � 7')� m "^'-. fUESDAY, DECBMBBft,i 1918 nimopta- I Sii . 'v.iun: i' . * who "ImjijW^^tit one note^fiom anotheTi^ can. dplihis*^ You can, bring ;8ong^a^ dwcjf' iiiilo your hom^ Sm% yom ^ time faybrites-sing the newest populif hits-rtkiiig the latest inspinng patriotic aid \ war.;�Dn^i-'-,^]. - " '� ^ J.; ,'iv;;l Song idilsrrrwith yroids arraiiged follow music that is played � on the M^son P;%h Plajjsr^ eAjbyabie,conditi6n' al[>out. And 3;ou the lHiao,v]n)|i play it, speeill be a pride and joy to' ali the family-rra Mason & RiscH Player Piano HOME OF THE VICTROLA' THOUSANDS OF RECMB BALMORAL 'iBLOCkIpIFTH STREET, LETHBRIOGE Pa icked up in assing aij|y,e done your   V you � may'-jlive long and, bapplneas" the; peace you, }l�rdlly won is the most, eam-.' of my leart," ;e. 4n4 ,tbe British, rat A aid from' ever againhavingjto tell its. readejrs that "the Lethbrldge-Weybum lintf'.may be cpmpleted .next year." The phrase is growing hoary with age. sacrifice, - while a fourth-was recently seriously wounded. At present'Mrs, Telfer, her mother and sisferTire down with the 'flu afc.Carmangay.^. Don't fall to investigate-llie big-nine days' sale atvCafnpbeU'jP store^-t. Mr. C. Rock's bfiliaing;^vgMtwitlil-i(tKndlng'.theVarm^fg�/iii|ietfi||aK t6 iih'^-^I^seleJ6az�i^iP^:%||^ man soldiers di8fUi8^,^|7V(>|d^ w||b were taking photiDgri^liii^ of' jpassing French troops. , ' '.-^''j :-an'd more particularly, wh? .are required-is best carried f a Letter of Credit^ issued by Hank. This old established form of int,, 18 preferred by many experienced taniy^dlwi !S!f^ of its absolute security. , ^ .f. Letters of Credit are calsiwd.mlr 1^ Imlwpr , ^ .iMtoking corporations, and \if�ex ?uie >4�ntitir brthe fioIdSrsis established to theiatuf^dtuvvpf -r.rt JThe'HOdspn'a Bay-Oo. Is givlnt B-^ay ri 1100.00 Victory' �'Barta''foi the nearest estimate." � " AT ONCE EARNS SAVES! Be thrifty and place products ofyouf.^fhHlft where they t.�lmuttti^<[ and be secure. . ' 7 ^'l^ut'if Praomciiiljj^asiilrfr- yEdmonton/iAlberta ? I HB Government of the Province of Albertk jBSit|^- ' SAVINGS Certificates in amounta fron); |Si(|f ' upwards bearing' intefest at.5% per MiiBttiiSli ' Withdrawals may be made at any'time 'by-^6rwiir