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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE HERALD e, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week...... delivered, pet year y, by year to TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office l" W. A. Buchanan John Torrsnce Managing Director Business Manager is the news of paramount Importance to tho puiiiival situation In the old land which Is involved, but it is of unique interest" to Canadians be- cause of the fact that Bonar Law is a Canadian-born. Later dispatches will' tell us the complications which led up to the resignation of Premier Aso.ulth under whose regime the British Em- pire has been. 2S months at war. The details are so scanty that comment Is learn that a Canadian-born was asked to fill the highest position within the gift of the Empire. Born In New Brunswick 58 years ago, it is true that Mr. Law-has spent PICKED U PASSING Union Uilris classes were recom- mended for Toronto by Dr. James M. Gray of Chicago. It was claimed at tho York County Council that tho forms for soldiers' relief made the applicants appear like charity. Ontario County Council has uutior- Klugston court house is being given to the Military Hospitals Commission for the use convalescent soldiers. D. J. McEachern of Alvlnston was selected by East Lambton Liberals as their candidate til the next Ontario general elections. EIniira ratepayers voted the greater part of his life in Britain, where'be has been for almost twenty county. In Old Country politics. But U1IUUIU VUUUIJ 11.10 taken to do Its share In raising LOOOI sions to he Conso idated complete the quota for the Company to tory. conces- Rubber establish a branch fac- the feature of the news which appeals Eates ot expiry of subscriptions ap- pear dr'ly on address label. Accept- Legislation is to bo introduced at the next session of the Ontario Leg- tnce of papers after expiration data Is j native ot a British colony to rise our authority to continue the subscrlp- to Canadians is that the democracy jslature to lesson fire danger in New for which the Empire is fighting is a j Ontario, true democracy In that it allows for' Vour King and Country need you right now' The Park Board of Kitchener was presented with, three fine raccoons, to the head of the government of the "French" and "Hals." Empire. APATHY THREATENS DISRUPTION OF BOARD OF TRADE hy Oscar Quirmback of Brockville, formerly of Kitchener: THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The crisis in the British cabinet, has arisen over the methods of conducting the war, foreshadows news from the war {jronU for the moment. Premier Asquith has resigned- rather than conflict with Lloyd-George, -who demands a more active policy. Llovd- George himself will likely eventually become premier. The Rumanian and "Russian armies defending Bucharest have been unable to successfully check the Teutonic forces and Bucharest-is" again' in Im- minent danger. This" is frankly ad- mitted from the Russian war office. The Germans now occupy almost- double the territory in'Rumania that they occupy in France. Canada's revenue ill November was tho greatest in the Dominion's his- Disa'ppolntment has been expressed being en.ua! to the more than once hy officials of the. total revenue in tha fi'U. fiscal year Board of Trade over the lack of active 1S79-SO. financial support accorded that! Hamilton Trades and Labor Coun- cil does not approve of the Salvation Army's "war widows' immigration plan. Hon. C- Dubord, member oil the, Quebec Legislative Council, who .was Mrs... LnusUlln Mastcrtoii, pVobably the oldest postmistress In Canada, died at at ,St. Andrews, a few miles from Cornwall, aged 94. The Nn-vnl Department .hss issue a low-light order applying to all ves- sels iii Canadian waters on tho At- lantic and up tho St. Lawrence to Quebec. Representatives of the Imperial Munitions Hoard, Ottawa, have a staff at, Trenton overseeing .tho erec- tion of about GO buildings on a site of 140 acres, on the east side of the Trent river. N. Ferguson, K.C., and Hugh Hoss, K.C., both of Toronto, been appointed Judges of the havo HiBh Court of Ontario, the vacancies being created by the deaths of Sir John A. lioyd and'Mr. Justice F. Gsrrsw. Major H. B. Date, for some time past In charge of the internment camp at Lethbridge, arrived at Kings- ton to take over command of Fort Henry camp, succeeding LieuUCol, run down by a delivery in, p. p. C. Campbell, who has been np- instliution by the buslness men of the I Provincial Detective Miller is the disappearance The Herald has mentioned this. aged 18. of Renfrew In the uast but the warning seems; former nurse ot Rockwood Hospital At a special meeting of .Barrie tohavlWe unheeded, but from thejmissing since August. a critical state. Win. Gray, M.P, for London, has returned front Battle Creek, Sani- tarium in a serious condition. His heart is affected. The Imperial Oil Company-.will'In the near future start construction work on a now refinery erect- ed at Dartmouth, N.S. .Barrie hints thrown out recently, there are! changes threatened which might easily 'to'wnshi'p'! ____ disrupt organization, and it is j rjecemuer Fair in Listowel, tteir understood the business men are he-.large barn on the 3rd Line, were of sttendin filled into the nas 'Church, Barri stirring themselves to see to it that no such break occurs. bad that'it should require with hay and was burned. Mariana M. Martin, widow, of Ed- ward Martin, K.C., is dead, at Hanlil- the tlireat'of disruption of the Board ton, after a brief illness. She was of Trade to make the men of the dty j a daughter_ of_ the_ late Charley O. properly appreciate it. For it is a I Coqnsell, and a life-long resident of fact that the-work" of the'board dur- ing the period of depression has not i Hamilton. General Turner's return to England The Serbians are continuing jj, Canada. Lethbridge is remarkable successes on the Macsao'jfavorably known in many circles to- been appreciated here as it has been to command the Canadian troops nian.front in the Cerna region, where several more villages have been ear- ried by storm, and driven northward. the Bulgarians PROVIDE STORAGE SPACE ON THE FARMS There has been more or less criti- iism of the -railway- companies this fall due to the lack of facilities, at certain times, for moving the big crop. Such criticism seems to come natural. Bat when it is known that since Sept 1st there have been moved from this division of the C P R, only a million and a quarter bushels less up'to Nov 30th than" were "moved last year in the same period, and that amount is well over the mark, there doesn't there does not interfere with General Steele's position. Gen. Steele did but was in command of the nastorate ie, ted of St. Andrew's The county of Slmcoe record tax sale of parcels of land, held 'at Barrie, attracted qnly .a score or people and billy forty were sold for 4709.! 'i 4 day largely through the almost un- r iniiii aided effort of President Marnoch and southeastern military district of Eng- two or three others who have stuck j iand, and he still retains this coal- by him through thick and thin. policy of (he board is directed largely by tie president, has been safe and sane, conservative but alive to all the real opportunities in the way of ad- vancement There has been no use- less running after manufactures .which would he out ot their element here, but there has .been steady progress along the line of agricultural develon- The Special Salary Committee of the Hamilton Board of Education decided to recommend a five- per cent, bomis for'all Public school teachers nest year. A thief made with, tlie pro- ____ _..... _. ceeds of the Excel, Alta. Red Cross imand the Canadians in booth, also considerable candy. Alex. Johnson was caught- with bars of chocolate is a suitcase and pointed talfon. to command tho 25Urd hat- Second-Lieut. James Douglas Aik- killed in action, was with the Roy al Field Artillery, British army. Lieut, Aiken was educated in tho public schools and Collegiate WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 0, 1910 ___._n_i n1'" GRAIN BROKERS DIRECTORY mm cmii CQ, Are The Four Fruits Used in Making "Fruit-a-tkes "FSU1TJA-TIVES" is the only medicine in, tho world'that Is maclo from the juices of fresh ripe fruits. Thus, it is manlfestly.unfalr to say, "I j won't Uke Fruit-a-tivcs Iwcause I have j tried otheA remedies and they did me i On the other hand, tho fact that "Fruit-a-tivcs" is entirely different 'from any other preparation in the world, is just why you should givo it afair trial, in any trouble of the Stomach, Liver, Bowe's, or Skin. tlves'j compo'edofthe active principle J of ft itit and the gretitfst nerve tor, ic ever disfpvtntt, KKs. ft bci, 6 for trial i liie, -'60. Atsll dealers or sent postpaid by Fruil-a lives Limited, Ottawa. j AlltA. "ALWAYS WORKING" You may make money by lot- tins us hid on your next car ol wheat, barley or flax. IT COSTS YOU NOTHING. Our Winnipeg and Lethbrldge otfii'.os represent SERVICE. "TRY US" London, Ont. Tho wholesale -milk dealers in St. Thonus district advanced the price of "milk and the St. Thomas retailers lins'tltute! have advanced the prine from eight tu ten cents a quart. With Casb in the Bank You Can Bay Io 'Advantage YOU know how everything costs niore when you have to, buy on credit. Why not practice self-denlal'ior a while If necessary, open a Savings Account in tha Union Bank of Canada, and with the money in hand, buy at Cash prices? The discounts help to swell your bank balance, and you will have made a good start towards financial _., OF CANADA LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH A. F. S TATUM; Manager H. E, SANDS, Acting Manager to this basic industry. The Jlerald states that President Marnoch in his position has done more than Jos. P. Tracy, whom the city hired as industrial com- C. 'P. R. has done wonders both last year and this in handling the crop during the threshing rush It is only fair to ask whether the as a have done as much to pro storage space on their farms as Qf fte My ,s n'a period of expansion, and if ever a missioner at per annum, and he has done It for nothing so far as the counting of 'monetary returns goes. There is no corner lot boom in Leth- idge today, but there is more solid ercantile business than there has C P R. has to moving grain m a hnrry When they have, we Imagine there will be lesi- on the part ot the farmers orer a possible car shortage, grain will move out more steadily and a better price will he realized all round Tnls is the 5 ear. when returns are large, that Southern Alberta farmers should plan to provide permanent storage space on their farms {or the future. PREPARE ;FOR COST- OF-LIV1NG ENQUIRY "Within the next three or four weekfj liethbridge may expect to have sitting here a commission to enquire into the cost of living m keeping with the Do- government's promise to the miners ot the district The question is one of paramount importance to every one of us so m the meantime It wonld he well to give the problem some study Food pnces have ad vanced all over the world The table below shows, the, comparison between pre war and present prices iu England How do the increases compare with those in Lethbridge! Here is {he leeded now. The Herald is sure that :he business men, realizing this, will not begrudge ample funds to carry on the worfe, and we are sure, also, that if the funds are provided and-the ac- tive interest taken which business prosperity of the south demands, the iresent the hoard will be mly to remain at the wheel and guide the larger commer- cial trade policies ot a city which s eyeiy reaching out for the new business to be found for the asking. As we said before, it is up to the business men of Lethbridge to bestir themselves, or, they may have reason :o regret their apathy. Pre-war Prices 06 Sugar loaf, per Ib Sugar, brown, per !b 05 Rice 04 Tea 40 Coffee 25 Bacon 26 Cheese 15, Dried fruit...... 10 Beef (ribs) 22 Mutton (legs) 25 Bread, two pound loaf 06 Eggs, dozen .36 Flour, per gal, 7 Ibs 25 (A 98 !b sack J5 25) Goal oil, per gal.......20 32 Coairper ton 6 w (i GO Potatoes, per bus 50 100 wholesale pnco of milk at the Yartoua London terminals varies from 16 So 28 cents per gallon By the time 1C1 reaches the consumer It is 50 cents. The pfe war price was 32 cents Present Prices .12 .11 07 .58 .40 .40 25 16 34 ?6 .09 .60 36 CANADIAN COULD NAVE HAD BIS JOB Yesterday's dispatches carried th< lews tliiifit Hon Anarew Bonar Law had been called into consultation by the King, be asked hy His Majesty to undertake the forma- was it ,3 Monday is election day. Get out and -vote 'Jt's your duty There should have been a lady can- didate for school board She would have- headed the poll Von Koolhergeh has left us, presum- ably without regret Magrath couldn't And candidates for the school board vacancies. Such apathy does not speak well for any community A Hot, Nourishing one that will put vim and energy-into the worn-out body and fortify it against Wheat Biscuit (heated in the oven to restore crispness) with hot milk supplies all the strength needed for a half-day's work, Abo delicious with bananas or other fruits. Made in Anna Case The miracle girl of the Metropolitan proving by direct comparison of her living voice with Edison's Re-Creation of it that the one 'absolutely indistinguishable from the other. There Are Only Two Ways There are only two ways in which you can be- come fully familiar witfi.and truly appreciative of a great artist's or --instrumental per- formance. The first way is to hear him or play. The second way is to hear the Re-Creation of his or instrumental on the New Edison. No talking machine is sufficiently realistic in its reproduction of an artist's performance to give you a true conception. is not a Talking Machine It differs ftom any and talking machines in that Ulkioj Bmchines ewe hut hollow imitation of ca artist