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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta pif&0e Iberalb ,Pb.&^&oe> aiftcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY ' ' iTHlUETHBRIDOE HERALD PRINT-: irifCt tOM^ANV, LtMITEO ]�823 tth^Stnct South, Lethbrldse :�,Vr!t$Ulm.t'Khd Managing Director fibm!S^TMasp^i^_ Badiness Manager i k �r;'''^'*'"'' TELEPHONES iUfiiui* OffiM................. 1252 Etiltorial Offlee ............ 1224 THE-JLETHBRIdIgE miLY HERALP -�-- ---^^ a�..x..^^^" .^^ -- opportunity ia being opened lor tJio Dominion wh^bh, we ar� (inra, will be selud...' �............. Calgary Is bavii^g a municipal election but it need not think It Is the only such place In Alberta. There are 'others. * s ,  From a church announcement- In Minneapolis: -"What punishment is tadequate ifor tho.|K;alser7 Singing by 'thevqnsa'tette." ' V, " Subterlptien Rate*: ;rfef^rdcIivered. per week-----.. .15 Dally^ delivered, per year .....,5T.50 IJallXi. by mail, per ..year.......16.00 feekly-by mail, per yea;r ......?l.50 eekly', by mail per yeir to U.S..$2.00 '�X Bates of expiry or subscriptions appear daily on address label. Accept-Ince oif papers' after expiration date is cUr. authority to continue the sub-scriptlon. cISSErJSION IN THE rTRADES UNIONS ' ,  Hariflday does not exist in the British trades unions^ The action of the fie^m^n's Union In refusing passage "to ^ince to Arthur iHende'rson 'some weeks ago has created trouble., In Ireland the seamen hare been expelled trbm'the trades unions. When it wa8.j)D^a8ed that^j^he railway unions Bilglll^jEBlluse tpscarry the leaders of ^j^TJfeMtten's union, Havelock W^il-~"' aer of the seameirr said the ben abhorred Henderson's dencles just as much as the cply to questions rBgarding the i Jesuit ^ any retaliation, Mr. ck.Wilson said:-"If- the so-our Party were to bring r�bfhfi^B;aiiOTement tijj.retaiiate, or to _it wonld prb'oal^ mean the qfon of m ^'de iiiiiion^ from Utft^^^I element I^liim that we iimT(^,tKcr trade unions ^tb us, and Now . it ^ is said Czar Nicholas may be alive;';-K.^e is alive and the Bol-sheviki find out'his hiding place he'll soon be.dead for sure. The Calgary Albertan opposes R. C. Marshall mayoralty candidate in Calgary, with as much Vigor as it supports Duncan Marshall, Idberal cabinet.minister....., Not beljjg permitted to plaster the German ndvy with shot and shell, Admiral Bea,tty dpes ihe next best thing and "soaks it with good strong English language. y EXPECIA KEEf.. CONIESI IN TABER Civic Affairs Livening Up- Board of Health Dismissed Conditions * ilafom\d^JktkilfilifMi' o( be^th tor meiMsngwsB^o^IJlThe whdle towii wail �wept;wftfc 4 wave of sympathy that ma>iife�t�d; Itself In abiudaat practlodl .'serVipQ, The number ot deatha to ttetiri^ultlng from the epidemic la 34! l9/th�[ town and Meveb In the. countif "riufrbuiidlilg. The .TaMr-rhdij^ltaJ staff has been augn\ented by. t,Ue ikaflHIon of 'Nurse Q^ujmber/, wKo'ifrlvod from Saskat^ chewan. lasl'-^.^ek:., / ; ^Qoet!,fo Spokane 3ffr,,S^m Rb^e, our genial, and In-dusttlpua. ^hoemakor, left Monday night for Spokine and California, where he, will '^jiend' a few -weeks Tlsltlng i^rie'n^s and recuperating from the effects of the tlu. ' The othei; ,iI^j)rh^n^ while out looking for '^;|resli7noun,der tor breakfast wfi encountered 1 an' odd pair of Wonder- how it feels to be ai German army officer in Germany these days and have'to get off the street for the common herd.i It is such a great change. The United States is and has beeu selling all alien enemy property In that country. Why shouldn't Canada do'likewise? We should not l>e any more considerate of the enemy^ alien than Unftle Sam. The.-school board should be composed of men, whose course during the past four years pt war is a worthy example to -ihe- cliildreii, vvho. are growing up to become the citizens Canada must depend upon in.the future. Little Willie Hohenzollern sayS^he tried to bring about peace in 1914. We don'tjbelleve "him.. He is just trying to hobdwlnS tie woirfd at a^time when piuiihment for hia. sliis is being plan- (From Our Own CorreSDondspH , . TABER, Dec. 4.-Mrs. J. Harper Prowse received word recently of.the death of her slater, Miss Catherine Colquhoun, in the city of Brooklyn, N.Y. Miss Colquhoun in the performance of her duty as service worker contracted influenza, and, despite all the traedical 8^111 and hospital service available, succumbed to the disease . on Novenjber 26 After a long and severe Illness. The body of the deceased was taken to Halifax, N.S., where the family home is, and interred there on December 1. This, the first break in a larra family, came not asTnight bff-^xpect-ed, through the war, where two sons have been gallantly doing their bit, but in the performance of sacrificial service heroically, rendered at home. We are glad to see Mr. David Williams home again from Emerson, Manitoba, where he had conteyed the body of his son, Bvaii'. for Interment.  On ' Satlirday , night Miss Hall, teacher in the Central school, left for Lethbridge to h61p-nurse her sister, who is lying ,ilLof pleurisy in the Gait hospital. ^ thursday, uhec^MBBFrC'niS .niCKED up in �asing KOn THE BUSY MAN Nat Goodwin', the actor, has lost the light of an eye. Bdmund , Rostand,' died at Piirls. the playwright. I iileut. J. Scott Cameron, a iormer ifcrrlster of Gladstone, Man.,\'dled in! England .recently. Not a single bid was received when two Hochester, N-Y., distilleries were put up for auctlbn> . Msh, .to -wit: J�rb bulky steel/safes j perambulating,. 0|j street llke'^portly i aldermen, f hey, sailed by the Boston | James Stark, one of the most promi-Clothier's. Evidently they were notj nent .merotfants of Vancouver, died tors wonld suffer a serious,ned. ilT^S;,>-i'nhink fliat ,the(^ jTOiSJre likelyi^to'refuse J. H&Thomaa tea| me." object toArthtir' Heni |i�a8e of itis willingness to tith the' Cierman^oeialtBts. Inspired by the fact that lost thousands of unarmed gh the submMine jwaifar^ ermans, refuse to,;, counten-aans or any person that kte^wlth^t^ni;.-., . dtojrswa^iin^a K|i^-rt|k&'b6-pl&iq6dvon-Wial for. his^ - crimi�Vor there, will be 'a tie-up of The seamen are -not ming-1 jOr forgiving the enemy, they ntj^im punished and most mortals Hurjcjcmpathise; with them. Jft - \- \ � . ImBRCHANT MARINE �cean service with nearly �*0 more , f|l'ow building. These are being biiilt j|�y the gOTemment and: will be own-� �ff^tH'^^ opentei by the government. . 'A'isx, -^hlgse days ''of reconstruction, .^be|i^! ^Foreign trade means more Canada than ever before-because Canada, must have a la^-ge foreign .(Jeo; N. Bame^, EaborTaember of thi^Pritish war jqablnet, -has left the j^bor party bei^use. of the Labor party's "tefusial-to lany longer recognize a Coalition Goyemment in Great Bri-;tain.. Mr. Barnes will Stay"virith the Coalition ministry of Lloyd George, Hon. Dr. Belaud coined this phrase in an OttaWa interview: "The Bri't-1^.navy.had to be everywhere at all [Umes: t^'e-?-Q�rM^.iiad fbe no-pwfere, po. rtiffiC**- t'Thal's' putting :the wSole'casfi l&'ia'nut^faell, all right i - .-- � A-plolnre of "the prodigal son hangs in the Dutch house where Little Wllile is living. Perhaps/ remarks the Ottawa Jburnal-Press,. to remind him that the husk dinner stage is before him. de'If she is to pay off her war debt li^v announcement of the minister of ne is of the greatest importance. - ^esid^s the fact that Canada is deter-� to capture her place in V.ljjrorld commerce, the announcement *-o||Wny; significant because the gov-?,*as^,come' to ia realixation stated iniist aid in building up 'The producers and manufae-fy^Oit-be aided by the-goyerjj-Canada may know what to^roduc'e I needs of otberroountriea. �, i.T.ui'ds," ^e ,|^)temtiient; must eCto. crdlnate the endeavors K^CifAdten pctqple to take that ykr^^^Mit'in. the xofumenial affaii^ 'j^-^i^mj^^hich we'have wont^y; ''�>^lliPpiM^'e taMn^ in Hjie - wol^ldi [isnj^erprise.^ ioy^li^ent " what#|i;ianaiii&: can 'r ne^sTtban by' iii)s;.>Canadiaii mer^ B iai^lscimin^^si^h^ -of. other countries. A vfliet direoted^^C�A- ^^'-^-ki^diwui TheVwar hasn't changed the western-farmers' attitude on the tariff. The west is probably more determined to obtain a lowering of the tariff now, than ^ver before. A soHa -west in Parliaiiient can get it, too. 3."R. Booth,' big paper imanufactur-er, closes down his mUl .because his men want an increase in pay. He won't consider arbitration at all. Mr. Booth is inaby. times>�t millionaire. He made his millions out of Canada's resources.. panada should at least make Mr. Booth,arbitrate and accept the decision of the arhltrators. The, mild-piannered defenders of Lenine and TTrotzky in this country, persons of the type which always feels that any act of pur side is far more outrageous than the same act committed by the other side, have aald that we should recognize the BOlshevlki In the name of democracy. But they explicitly dlsclaiip democracy; to your honest' Bolshevik, as the New York TimeE-points but,that -word expresses the. mbst distasteful of all political theories. The -Bolshevikl are the exponents of dictatorship by a class; and this claea-In Russia has turned out to be a vefry small one. Its dl.c-tatprship Is ' supported^ by force of arms. Currie'e special order to the Canadian �rn:7.von,the ,eve of its entrance into Germany -was a classic. Here is one of'the outstanding statements oon-tal'n^ed therein: . - \ . : "That unscrupulous nation,.who In 1914^ set aj nought every ,treaty aijd violated ievery moral obligation, who have since perpetrated the. most ferocious 'atrocitlea ,on l^nd - as well as On 8ea|\i8 beaten, famished and at our mercy. , Justice has come. Retribu-;tion'lceinmences.'- During  four -long -years, iionscioUB of the righteousness Of'you^ cause, yoy. have fbug"ht many battles^'and -endiited cruel hardships apd now ;?our--mighty -efforts are r^-w^ded.; --Your 4;oairade8 are avengtid. ypu'b^ye'j demonstrated on the .battlefield'youf: superior courage' anil unfaltering energy. ; By the' Wll df-Go'd ^ou have-won. � Miss Lillian Tufteland' and 5('Miss Helen Bryan left Monday mbrning-for Calgary to resume their training at the Normal school. The municipal nominations on Monday resulted as follows: Mayor, E. R. Vickery; councillors. George Millar, Thomas Harris,.William Porteous, WiUiwn Black. James Head, W. A. Bleniyir-Hassett Aand Thomas . Paterson; . school trustees, Thomas Sneddon, George Birchland and W. E. JYalker.. : The mayiiJr and school -trustees therefore' go in by acclamation, and it �will bo up to tlie ratepayers'Jiext Monday to make a choice of ^flve-out of the seven nominated for the. conn-' cjl. We are glad there is -to-be a municipal election. It inay itir up our stagnant civic life. At least It will force some of our ^buddini ,aBpir-ants to 'get busy andfaShlpn csome kind of a platform from, which vthey may make their bow to; the public: E, R. Vickery has done yeoman work in the council, and ^ will inake a worthy successor tp- Mayor TVill.ard. Death of Coal City Mnh Tvo Fraijchetfo;^' Ifayarifininer of Coal City,-after- a' severe anid-iisp&pli-cated illness arising' ffbrn^i'lii^ilensa died; in :the , emergehcy"--hbs^tSI'i"bn Spnday^-Decembbr. S,--at'.i3a-4;miS'r^ funeralfbokT)lace on Mbn^ayt^' -�' On Monday at-7-B.ln.-MiSS Susan Neil, 82 years bf age, passed. away at flie' ham� of flrtfr brbtheEt-ln-law, ,arr.;:'W.. % .Wnghtl iMis^;;N|i;(.;iwa3 bbfn and raised near BrObkyille, Ont. Afterwards with , her' parents '; she moved to Orangeville, and; later to 'fiforth Dakota and �M^ntina: ;,por a number of ^years ahe;ha3'real'ded with Mr. Wright. About. 18. months ago she-met ^ aociden^-fija.'btnrlng one of her limbs, indij-rfenderlnr -her bed-fast. She endure^ ,her .^suffering with Christian fortituole/ buti'gradually sunk under it untilc^thev, end "came on Monda.y mornin^i  The funeral held J/pm-ifhe residence of Mr. Wright on Wednesday/j-lT at 3 p.m., the service vbeing- conducted by the Rev. A.f'G;-?8ryah^-Board of Health- At a full meeting bt the hoard of health on Monday .eyehjiigV."the .report of the medlcai, healtfi officer. Dr. Hamman, was so encouraging as to the subsidence ot the''flir that it was unanimously decided to 'lift the ban, from the town on Wednesday morning, December 4. Chief J^aulda presented a report of the ^ emei�ency hospital" shwjfring that" �61:'l^itients had been received for treatment; 35 of these-had recovered, nfaelind died and seven were conVal'eVotng. The cash received thus far"Trota'f^es was $387.53, and the amohrit'outstandlng. 1419.00. The salary ^kccoiiiif of Uie hospital sta/ff was ' readand � ap-Sroved, and a number of bills . presented were ordered to he paid. Chief Faulds reported that the staff' was being reduced, and that It.iyas hoped by the end of the week- that -' the hpspital might be closed. Thp chief was heartily thanked  for >his report and also for the splendid - services 4hat he and his assistant,:Mr./Bidell, rendered throughout the epidemic. Resolutions -were also passed by the board of health expressing their high appreciation of the services rendered by the roatrdh, Mrs. Dougherty; Mr. Clarence, Layton, Mr. P. Able- and others on the staff. Mr.-Nelson Feldt and other farmers, as -well as a number of town residents who hSd^ contributed toward the provisioning of the hospital w^ere thanked for''their contributions. Chief faulds v-liras Instructed to tu'rn-over-to the' town secretary-treasurer all - money�:u.on hand. Mr. McRoberts -In -a- vigorous and Incisive-manner > dlsonssed^-. the hlgh'cost of dying and getting tespect-ably.-ftttb-biife's g^^ve.'s'The' 'Board passed a resolution requesting the town council to investigate-ctfieImat-ter of fun^rar expenses-add -report. The meeting then - adjburned ". till Tuesday, December 11. i - Good Services.. Aloiigside of the splendid serjlces; rendered In conneotlon-. with the emergency hospital we -wish to;recoi�; also the equally splendid and'volun--tary services rendered by many apart from the hospital. Some at,the risk of infection and poaslble death-^ent into home after . home �-nursing Uhe sick; others were indefatigabla .'in making broth, gruel and ;.suph'.;deilca^ cles for the convalegclng; r Others,' when they had recovered opened their homes and received alck ones . into them; many busied, themselves making pneumonia Jackets, 'flu magk*' and all such needed". thIhgS;' "others �\it themselves and .their, cars. �t-tfe* -,------ Etid'ently they were not out shopping. The two banks-were no enticement 'to tliom. They winked and passed oh. What was their game? Were they a runaway couple hastening to 'the sky pilot further up the street.tb'be married? Or had they committed^' epme fell crime &nd were on their, way to make confession and disgorg;e their bootyV Scenting mystbry, ,W(S .followed. 'But as they came opposite the courthouse they lurched heavily from the sidewalk, slid down'the steps into" the basement nnddtsappeared. Then we guessed. Thej'."^.-were out for the swag they loqlted to get from the bootleggers' lylien rounded up in the Services will fee resumed In all the police cells. - churches on Sunday. In Knox church at 11 a.Mj', a- BiBrvlce of thanksgiving for peace will Se held. And on the fallowing Sundftjr at 11 a.m. a meiii-oflal service for "those who died during the hifluenja epldeniJo. New Sfeating Rink .Taber iijto haye a brand new slating rink this winter'* The Big Seven and' all' thp llttre Sevens have said so. iiJearly'.t'wo'hundted dollars has been coileptedi/already. The odn f.,,,M!:i, Tri^a^^^^^ irtM^Jir "Ireland's political freedom be espouse ^^B^J^.i^lS'^ ed by the United States at the. peace catch'" tSe first "'big IrOst. It takes the Boys, under the energetic leadership of their school principal, to d6 the trick.' " ' WiNNIFRED fFrotn Our Own CorresDOniJeBt) . WINNIFRED; p/c. 3-The Spanish influenza seems to be nearly oVer in this district^ ,'Jiia: So far four deaths have been reported,! '" V MisS N. YoIlana') returned to her homejn Fernie.uiitifl after the Christ-, mas, holidays. " j' Miss M. Schnlfcit' ef >ledlciije Hat, spent the week'Ml the home of Mrs. G, W. ParSfer. ." ' f ,Mls8 Arvada CpoiijKflS a vlsitoi-,ln, Winnifred for" a tbWJSys last. TreeltJ l_ .' Mr; G. J.- HanSicfi'M Ktnmarei North Dakota, was .a; business "-vlsltbr in bi� burg last week .,iind' left * for IJolSg Beach, ^Californii, where, he Will'jblh his famlTy 'for the"-vvihtbr.' � .~ Harry Win chcq^b'e' ret;arM i, -  , -* The first edition of the Dearborn Independent, Henry Ford's new weekly, paper, will be issued on January 2. . ^ ", Sergt "Trickey; "in charge of the Medicine Hat provincial police .detachment, has gone to Edmonton, from whence he will proceed to Grand Prairie over -which territory' he has Sjeen promoted \o t&ke charge. ir is, .understood that J. R. Booth, of Ottawa,, has Informed the workers who are on strike that unless they return to, their duties under old conditions he is prepared to close his mills Indefinitely. ^ The Samar Joint twins, well known Coney Island oddities^ , have . been taken from the care of their father and placed in custody of the mem-bor of Congress from the Philippine Islands. Senator Phelan wih present a petition from the Catholic clergy of California to President Wilson asking that ed by the United States at the. peace conference. ,., Schobl children from all. over the United States paid, tribute to tlje memory of James Whitcomb Riley �when ,a life-size-statue of the Indiana writer was unveiled at^>�feenfleld, Indiana. Eleven Meniionltes -from Swift Current district arrived in Regina Monday destined for the provincial Jail there, where they will spend the next ten-'days for failing t�,^end their children to the public school. jPJrs. Bridget Foley passed away in Uitf House of Providence in Kingston, �ged,,102. She. was. born in. Dublin, Ireland, in 1816, and shortly after her marriage there came to Canada, , settling at Westport, Ont . . , TJie business ~men of Brandon pre#' sented" Supt./ Maharg, of the C.P.R., | ? with an addfess, a purse of gtild, and a silk umbrella as a token of their vesteem, on, .the .occasiop of, his lefving to take up his new post at Cranbfook. \   - THE MA^ON & RISCM PLAYER PIANO ; Finest of Ail Gifts- -^^ will solve your home amusement problen^,' You'll find there's a rarery finer pleqsu^e. for' alt the family in ihe possession of a Mason & Riscb^layer Piano, than in any mode of entertainment you can provide. Let. us-tell you about this marvelous ins^trument. Come Hear these Player Rolls Each One a Hit. La Dana* dm DemoisellM................^......Frlml Anceh' Serenade (played by Romayne)..............^rtlga J^Iuetta (played by Arndt)...... ..... ...............JttarUr Au Revoir But Not Goodbye, Soldier Boy......... _ AlbartVQnTUfT Baby'...,.,..................Jtffm* Be Brav^, Littlei-Cirl, Don't. Grieve.: Waltz...... . .Hareaurl Spifit of: IndefHthdence Spirit of ;F�e�d�irrt.:..V..f..7.. ;Neath the Fiafc..L...;..:.�. Texaa .Fox Trot.;................. Hick Up. Blues. 1="ox Trot,^ Smile*. FoxTrot...-.......... ...HaUmmkir .....Kaiffdii ..Er{JWargaret Bondtield. r.L.I?;; MiSB Isabeila Ford, Labbr- -Miss'NInJt-flbyltf; Independent; Mlss; .Eunipe M,nri:iy,..,_^(|ef^ndont; .Mr* Bruce 01a8J8r,ilDdependbht; Mrs. Harrison Bell, IndepatiflifiC- According , tb.?Fif'y>, .^venjie -fNew York), moijistes^f girls-^vish'.io charm men who lire ny rej^olngfthey must doff thteir wartfmje u^iiforms.'and militant garb.,. The;--,njllitaryfnc�e should go at once;' say.J,{hjb'fashion>!foik, who point out' tha't"men ar.o slckened'^bf L military uniforms. ^'I hate the sight 'of mlne,"S3aid on Toronto j-�uth, who declares it takes an officer about five months a jrear to pay for his clothes. The foilowing Wotten have announced their intention 'Of presenting themselves as candidates , at /;bo coming HO ANY BEANS'm THE JAR? The Hudson'i B(pr�Co., lsr.|rlving i8,way a $100.00 "Victory Bond for thS" nearest estfm'afer - mn Under Allied FlagH Immediate ilelpT^eededlQ^ Staryation Wfl Suffering^Can^ot Hold Germany Retponnble NOW I There is presain'g need for. our help, Jln;^l$;iuin today,and there will belormanyiitbiitflif to^pw As our tn>opsocapn�JlMV�euat�4l: tarritory, untold mlaaqr atawlhamui' the .face. Emaciafed chiMMa^ follow, cheeked woman, r��fl�sf\heniea, dothing �p worn ft oAen) bq pnitoctieii from wihier^a tenrOTa-�^mis�KM that cannot wait but MUST U wVwmI * neb to avert DEATH I NoMljrou be ramiaidwi hoir I was-the first to jump^into.'riia Ifaacii and *o make our^VidMiiaiii Ifaaoa '-.poMible? ' '.."Tr-^vs^:-!', Don't let it U mdWE hi Belgium starve.' Let m cable" over your nffaii^.tci tli>^|iil|therk waqd .chn4!s# rt,:.BB3|J�l ptda AT < ' y Make cheques payable and sen^ contributienjTto / BELGIAN RELIEF ;C0iyiMITTEE , W. A. .Buchanad, c^o The Herald, Lethbrrdoe, A'lta., oV to H��dqqartfrVj N J8t. Peter Street, MontreaL - ;