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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WKDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 19V� THE LmigRlpGlS, DAIL^' lH:/�*iJ> -AGE SEVEI? Soldier^ Said to Have� Died of 'Flu on Trip Hoktie� - , ..ward,' MOXTRIiJAL. Dec. 4.-Rumors' in connection 'wlt}i the voyage ot the �edoncl tank battalion and a number of men from the T9th Montre�l Bat-toiy, 'who aalled on board the "Queen Victoria," are being sifted hero by oEtlcors' from military liencVluarters ftt Ottawjt. ' . - Men who have taken the trip and ere Quality Does Count! lECAUSEinagd, ' aged in cold stor-.age, has lost Us fla^'or; Kas nothing to do wtK the iggs>^HicK the armer bringi resh from the / barn. Because you can't make a good cuf> of coffee iJitk pdorl;? nourished and jm-propatlv rpaited cojfee laeonf; nas nothing to do with this cojfee 9ou can nuitfc^ith SEAL BRAND COFFEE "SEAL BRAND"-from til. htst plantations, cuitivatad b;^ experts; / Then, blended and : roasted and ground hy those v^ho kave^made a lifetime ftudy of the subject "Sf\ Bnnd" is a rich, full-boclMd, ti: licioiu brJcrat*-wKaUfomc, tnvigar. tin|, fngmnt. t In^ilttiJ 2pounJ tint-in tK�^Mn, tToundetfins grouni for pmicolnctt, "PERFECT COFFEE. PER. FECTLYMADE"h6art,tmkook-1*1, tat are mailing fne la.eoffu htirt. Write for a copy, ' Itk ' CHAV^ SANIORN;^ , MONTkEAt % have since returned st�kto that the men tyore shipped during the Inflil-enza epidemic' and that during the voyage lio fewer than three officers nnd 36 men died during the trip, and that the lowei* decks were converted into a hoBpltat with 150 cases, while the rest ot th# ouiin retUBod to sleep thero for fearof ^Itection, and slept on the upper'dHOtei, There are also complaints of lacit of medical treatment and inBuff^6feiH snpply of medicine. It i� fuxtUflqiaUhcid ttiitt When the ship �rriyaA?at, Aypnmoutb many of the men were- so weak - that tliey ooilld har today fully500wouid.welgh under 60 pounds! . "Some of: the hogs weighing under SO pouiids were sold for Jl.OO each and the .purchaser made a ^favor of taking them. Hogs running from 40 to 60 pounds sold for fS.OO per hundredweight. Bxtremely choice youug bogs weighing 90 pounds sold from IW.BO'to 114.00. I ' "Some means of keeping, these hogs ! in the country should be devised LONDON, Beo. 4.-(British wlre-Iess)-;'-The,airplane already has begun its task of forming � link hetweeh African arid Asiatic countries where railway communication isasyetnon eiciat-ent or not of *the. beat..,On Nov. 29/ Wijor-Gen. Salmdrid,- of t;)ie Royal Air Force; Brig.-G'ierii .Mttrtort', of the same service,, arid C!ipt':';ilos8 Smith, with two mechanics.'itir'tfed from Cairo and arrived at Darats'cus, about 400 miles diatant, the same atje^oon. The next day they, left Damascus at 7.30 o'clock in the morniUg and Hew to Bagdad, 450 miles distant, reaching there at 3.30 o'clock the afternoon of Dec. 1. in three days the airmen had visited three, countries-Egypt, Syria and Mesopotamia-and linked up the two great Asiatic expieditlonary forces of the British Empire. 1 E MONTREAL, Dec. 4-That approximately a million Canadian, citizens were lost tA tlie country in the last half-century through infantile . mor-atl tality was one of the points made by Dr. F. E. Devlin, medical superintendent of St. .lean de Dieri Hospital, along the line "of. the Grand Trunk] in a lecture at the Knights of Colum-Paciflc rMlway, Wkere teed is excep-i bus hall last night, Under the auspices once. Many of them-come from dis-tr,tcts in Alberta : and Saskatchewan tionally scarce. TlJorpii certainly no market for them at Wltinlpeg. They are coiigecitlng yard: and eating their heads off." i MUST INCREASE >RICE OF ONTARIO NEW8PAPE.�?8 TORONTO, De,cf. 4,7-fr(?prletors and managers of daily papers in the smaller cities of Ontario are. today meeting at the King Edward Hotel here to dlB-cuss measures to JjO'talien, to meet the ever-upward inclination of the cost of production of. newspapers. Measures to meet this, .possibly by increasing rthe price of the newspapers and increa�ing advertising r^tes, will be put forward at the meeting today. ol the Loyola School of Sociology and Social Service. His subject was "The Formation of a , Ministry of Public Health," and other leading points of his address ^were that statistics have shown that ot 100 young men at the age of 25, 5'4, are ohjects of public or private charity at the age of" 05.' SHAUGHNE8SY GOING OVER HALIFAX. N. S., Dec. 4.-The sj:eamer Alsatian, loaded with a full cargo of apples, lumber and Uour, sailed today for the United Kingdom. The' Aquitania sails on December 8, and. among her passengers will be Sir Thomas Shaughnessyi HOW.MANV BEAN* INTHE JAR? Hi ., ^� 17 v.. �. � � � � �� 'he-Hudson's-iBay Co. is giving away a $100.00 Victory Bond for the nfenirjjgt 'estimate. - I NEW BELGIAN ORDER I PARIS, Dec. 4.-(Havas.)-King Albert of Belgium Intends to" create anew milltaryorder, to be known as the Order of the Yser, the EJchb de Paris says. The first,man to. he decorated .with the new 6rder wiir be , Marshal Foch. , - ..... ..... . \ OTTAWA, Dec; I!.-A summary'of the.- tr^ide oft. Canada for tin. Uvelve-monthg' period endod October SI, issued' by, tlie Dornlnion bureau of atatlsfics,: shO)V8 tlial good.s, dutiable arid free,'Were'brouglit ^be country to , tlie .value nf $8!I4.4,-,0,G8S, as cpmpjiijed with','$1,011,'208,594 during the previpuB year. Kxports were lo the value of �l,338,i;H),274. For thp previous twelve' nioiuh.s inurchandlse sent out of the country wero $l,451,i 249,545. While both impurlK and exportH are considerably lowur tliau for the twelve, months ended October 3i, 1917, they were conBidorably greater than for , the twelve montlis! ended with October; 1916. During that period the value of Canadian Inijiort.s was |716,42!),207,- arid o� e.\ports, .?1,037,-233,597; In other -words the tratlo for the, twelve months repre.seiU.s a shrinkage only from the high water mark of the war-time period,' and, in spite of tlie shipping restrictions, was greatly in excess ' of the;'record for any other Iwelve-montlis', period. REFUSES TO RECEIVE PRISONERS WHEN YOUR BOY COMES HOME you will he glad you g&Ve the last dollar you could spare to keep himat die fixMitand tokeephiin happy, well doflied and well fed. Shredded Wheat paidifs heavytoll for doing a reacted business during the war and it ipaid it dladl^ hwa$ apatriotic privilege. Shredded Wheat is the jiame breakfast cereal you have always eaten-clean,pure,wholesome and nutritious. EatitwiiOilidtmilk^alittle salt. No su^al* is required. very suggestions and mental impressions which they are .so carefully ad-monlahed to aVoid elsewhere. The moving" picture theatres throughout the country are presenting to tiie people chiefly films of a ^ demoraiizing nature. It is rarely in-' pdeed that anything of a wliolesome, LONDON, . Dfeo. 4.-The Hiissian government has refused to admit 1,500,000 Russian soldiers who have , �, been prisoners in Germany, and has i^!L"�?,ll=,''^5,,'Ji'."J!-turned them back at the frontier, according to a Berlin dispatch to the Bxchango Telegraph Company, under date of Moin^ay. The fncident is serious for Germany because ot the hdceasity of feeding these men. It Is reported that the Russian pris oners liftve ; 'Selsied tour ships at Danzig, West  Prussia, which the British Red Ci'OBS had obtained from the Germans, fpr the purpose of using them .for prisoners. People's Forum CommutiicatiQn3jyj.under this heading rilust bear tbf^i, signatures of the writers. _ 4- The Aeolitin - Vocalion THE WONDERTOJL NEW MUSICAL INSTRUMENT- THE GREATER PHONCXIRAPH FOR A MERRIER CHRISTMAS ^^HE AEOLIAN-VOCAUON >� the fint great ^1 inuiival i;iitrument conitru'�-!ieri.� If it i* the appealing mellowne** of the violin that win* your preference, or the tremendou* chorus of a great , orchestra, the: Vocation tone, true to the, most dielicate, inflections and qualities of every voice and instrument, will satisfy as no phonograph music heretofore could have, . > When you hear the Vocalioii world'* greatest music house has been able to employ in making a greUer phonograph. The ariistif richnea* of this beautiful phonograph will impress uphii you that the . mailing of a fine rpusical instrument is a task for artistic skill and never pa**ible of aecompliahment by the meclianic or aciantiat alone, is And when you have tried the Graduola-rrwhen you havetplayad your favorite records, modulating each tone, varying each measure as you choose, "wjth this remarkable expression device-you will reslize that this feature alone grants the Vocalion a distinction and a capacity for musical pleasure- giving unequalled, by any other instrument of the yot, will hcar'the' ^I'O"^"Ph �yP�'' j ^ ,suprcrno nchieyement inrtohe repro|luction i you^..,VocB;ion prices are $69 to $525 ($150 and up- willappreciate the highly, developed art'that,tho!->titl� the Graduoia), WILLIS PJ[ANO CO. H, C. C: SALiyidN, MANAGER,^ HULL BLOCK j TRIBUTE r'lTX) THE U. 8. Editor Lethbridge.; Herald: Sir,-In reply to a note in the Her-;'ald'6 issue of .Noy,,30tU entitled "Uncle Sam Pays Hi^fDebts," as a British born American sorry to hear an Unappreclatlve eff(j}it,,fta the part of some people to belitHe'the effort made by the people ot dhfe American govern-,ment In t)ke late -struggle for World's democracy. It' wotild appear to a �common mind like -my own that the real la'suB at the ' commencement ot the \var' was the 'world's commercial supremacy between E3uropean nations, but when the , war developed into , a \tar he.tween autocracy and democracy then the United States went into the �war whole-heartedly, collectively and Individually, and while they are not taking the honor of delivering thd solpr plexus blow to the hun at the samei time in my modest judgment they made a mighty,good stab at the same Han. > At this time I would say ajl honor to. the American nation for getting into theVar to help save the cause. I would say that the majority of Englishmen here in Canada have a wrong conception of the spirit of their American cousins across the line. As a resident of the States: for 20 years I think I. am able to judge the spirit pf the people over pay .there is no b :here and I 'would tterueas of spirit against Englishmen for past troubles, j)Ut would say personatlly I haye been hohpred time and igain for being an Bngiishpinn, bo I would say, bi^ry the hatchet and let the Anglo-Saxon race Unite for a better world to live, In. In conclusLon I would say that the American nation leads the: world in liberty, truth and justice, and I he-Jleve we i'oufd have a better world if all nations would foll6>y her leaJ. Yes. even our beloved Canada wbiild do well to foilpW move closely in her wake. Thanking you, Mr. Editor," for your valuable space in the Herald, ED.MUND BALpERSON. THE EPIDEMJC ^ Vancouver, Nov. 29, 1918. Editor. Lethbridge llerald: I see by the papers that the good people of your city have been great sufferers from the 'flu epidemic, and that God's great out-of-doors has been ' repudiated and its health-giving power denied. Sometimes one wonders If by throwing off the hor rors pf Germanism the people are not really still enslaved and doml nated by evils more powerful and .deadly than that ot brute force and material might. I firmly believe that the attitude of the public press tf.today is perhaps unconsciously a great menace to the health and true progress of humanity. The dally papers seem to vie with one another in presenting to their readers morning, noon and night, in great headlines, chiefly calamity, deaths, frightfulness - and destruction, iratil one wonders if there is rosily anythiug left that is worth living for, and iiu that state oE mind una might-also be Inclinod to doubt if there is really anything- in the realm of God's kingdom that is worth dying for. Why should wo be so concerned about our. children's environment, guarrjiug them constantly and carefully against associations of a vl'clous and degeilerate character, when at the same tlmeweare permitting thfiir .tender minds lo be fco'JiVw'i'^.fd daily.I.n the'u'omeji b.v tU�^'' a uplifting or helpful character is shown. Women and Innocent children throng itiieBe theatres in great numbers.- If we really believe that there Is anything in the idea presented to UB, centuries ago that "as a man thinketh so is he" it should not be difficult to determine what our future might'1)0. Do we really believe more In life than we do in sickness, disease aud .deatii? Let us take an inventory of our menial wealth and ascertain on which side Is the balance. "As a man thinketlr so is ho." Tlie human body together with all its functions are products of the mind. "As we think bo we are." Should our thoughts then not dwell on life instead of death; on dominion over evil instead pf subjection thereto? , Think right instead of wrong; good instead of bad; health instead of sickness; faith and hope Instead ot despair, "As . a man thinketh so is he/' The city ot Seattle was laden with the 'flu epidemic, and the authorlti�s had reported a large number o� death.? on the day that the armistice^ was .signed in Europe. On. hearing the good news the populace of the city forgot the ban that was held over them, and celebrated the event in a manner suited to the occasion and rejoiced that the dawn of peace was at hand. The day afterwards the 'flu ban was declared off; churches, theatres and other public places were filled to the limit. Courage, hope and optimism prevailed among .the people. It has been difficult Indeed to find the name "llu" in any of the Seattle papers since that time, ^ save In connection-with the so-called' patented remedles-^that do not remedy.. PETER LUND,, . II., .1 , ,1 , II gaeggagMsaA' Keep WRIGLEV*S in mind as the lonsiest-lasting confection you can buy. Send it to tiie i>6ys at tf)e fronts Time Economy In Sweetmeats- a S-cent packaee of WRIGLEVS will give you several days' enjoyment: it's an investment in i)enefit as weil as Pleasure, for it fieips teeth, breatii, appetite, digestion. CHEW IT AFTER ^EVERY MEAL The Flavour Lasts 00849834 95783? 3?0326 ;