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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PARR FOUR THE LETHBniOGE DAILY HERAtD FRIDAY, DECElvtBEK 8, 191C Iberalfc Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Kates: Dally, delivered, per week IOC Doily, delivered, per year ......S6.00 Daily, by mail, por year Weekly, oy mail, per year .Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..52.00 Trade, while continuing along pri'stat j lines, should widen Us scope somo-i what. We havo hail (wo magnificent j crops, ami ive should not bo to lot tho world hear nbout them at; havlinzanl. We should tell the world. A certain amount of well-directed Hetty work the present time would get results, and the Herald believes the business men of tho city would TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Director 1262 1224 John Torrance Business Manager their aid to such a campaign. pernicious rot is being dissemi- nated in certain sections of the U. 3. press these days which must be corn- batted. Last Sunday's Denver Post displayed the following: So many Canadians have left their country and come to America, and Dates of expiry or subscriptions ap- pear rtr'U- on address Accept- ance of papers aitor expiration date is our authority to continue the subscrip- tion. PASSING 0. W. Smith was elect oil mayor of Red Doer by acclamation. Henry Cull, one of the best known residents or" Hastings county, is at Trenton. Fred HemHey In business in Guelph for many years and a former nldtv- man, is dead. Of 75 members of the young men's especially to Colorado, hi tho past class of Wesley Methodist Your King and Country need you right now' months that many Canadian papers refusing to publish advertisements of opportunities awaiting homesiead- ers in tho United States, according to H. D. Sullivan, statistician for the slate immigration bureau. In the past few weeks the bureau has received more than 300 inquiries from families, many of them well-to- do. They desire to come to Colorado to settle. To snrend information PS :to the opportunities in this state the board has inserted a number of ad- THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The shock to the allies of the loss of Bucharest is lessoned by the fact! There is uhvuys more or less of this church, Toronto, 52 have enlisted. George Shipway, Statistical Secre- tary cf the World's Sunday School Association, is dead at his home in Birmingham, England. Norah Windle, the wife of a Cana- dian soldier, and baby were burned to death before a fire in lodgings at Folkestone, Eug. Vulcan's village councillors were vertisements in papers published in elected by acclamation as follows: the northwestern part of the country, j charters, W. C. Butcher, C. H which have a circulation in Canada. Henry. Canadian papers have refused these advertisements. Although the Ford Motor Company capitalized at only the that it is really of little military sig-jsort of thing circulating in the U. S.I assets of the concern are now worth nificani'e, and that the city was prac- tically an empty one when the Teu- tons entered it. The loss, however, press, but Southern Alberta, with Us: world record wheat crop, has the best! Miss Ulancho Bennett of Chatham is dead at Los Angeles. Shncoe Out. county council -h nnido a grant ot a month to tho Patriotic fund. A Lancashire clerynmn, the Rov. C. Jl. Jniucs, Vicar of Halgh, bus lost his i'our sous in the war. _ Dr. Sanders, of Kort Deer, former-' ly of Magrath, has joined the array; medical corps. Jus. McKeaney, T. B. Milncs and' M. Hillerud were elected to the Claresholni school board. S. A. Jones, K. C., formerly of To- ronto Council, will be a candidate alderman in Bruiitford. Farmers in Kent county are alarm- ed for fear that an attempt will be made tu burn their barns. C. Ardrlch of Brantford, was fined "and costs for importing liquor from Toronto instead ol from without the province. Calixte Bechard, proprietor of the Aberdeen Hotel, Chatham, was fined ?L'00 and costs for violation of the _ _ i The five thousand men wantcnl j Temperance Act. possible answer. The Board of for service in the Is a very serious one..not only for itsjif supported as :t deserves, can dojnavy will be forthcoming. The first I The Fisheries Department will en- moral effect but for the actual loss to'much to overcome these slanderous detachment will soon be mobilized at deavor to boom tlog fish as a food. The meat is said to be whlia and palatable. Six million pounds of him were eaten iii England last year. the allies of great stores of grain statements about Canada. Gc-t behind i Halifax. which the. British government campaign to lift the board out of son WH. piled up in the city, and also of _Utt.jts financial depression, wipe out its j ]iam Gray> JIP) Ont., has rich oil fields near the city. The .Teu-j debts and start the new year with: been appointed assistant 'inspector of tons continue to press hack the- de- fending armies who are making ef- forts to shorten their lines of de- fence. It is possible the Rumanians may abandon the whole of the TValla- chia valley line. The Rumanian army The City Gas Co. of London is ask- plenty money in the treasury to see it through the most successful year of its existence. gas r.ud electricity in the inspection, ing for an extension of the company's district of London. franchise rights'to permit of the dis-; tribution of< natural gas to manufac-l neglected to mention that he had lived to see eggs selling at DC apiece. And the is said to be still intact. On other fronts in the east, Teutons claim successes, with me. the eg.gs are n_t Uk_.y aay better_ recapture of positions on the Macedo- nian iron t recently taken by the French and Serbians. Saskatchewan mayors elected by [acclamation include Dr. JFoore. A 75-year-old Chicago chef remem-jburn! M. Henderson, North Battleforti, bers buying eggs at 5c a dozen. Helpr. L. Keown, Moosimin, J. O. Eureka rural municipality in voting Longpre, Qu'Appelle. High River nominations were by acclamation as follows: Lewis Williams; Poile, J. Thompson, F. Brazil; public school ?3000 to the Patriotic Fund placed the Cascaddeu. The re-organization of the of the people within its cabinet is under way, with Lloyd-' boundan-eg Upon an equushk, George as head, and the possibility of the Labor party being given two seats in the cabinet. This -will win for Lloyd-George the support oil the Labor party necessary to carry a ma- jority in the house. COLORADO MAY SOON-'BE DRYER THAN THE SAHARA IMaybe some people who opposed the dry law in Alberta think, when they see reports of ?50 and fines 'Cortez Fesseuden of the Peterboro Collegiate Institute staff, has received Every ratepayer will have to pay and that his son, Lieut-Col. J. H. at a rate proportionate with his pos-j Fessenden, has had conferred by the sessions. Other rural municipalities might very well do likewise. king of Italy the honor of Commander oi' the Crown of Italy. While wheeling home from his of- Of course it is all right to criticise -Walter McGibbou, St. Catharines' his He Asquith out of office in Britain, but 'veteran tax collector, fell from to murmur a protest against a really bicycle and broke his left thigh. incapable government in Canada-is a crime against the allies, civilization and everything else. Yes, is After 33 years' residence in Gait, during which time he resided at the being tucked on for infractions of the dous_in minas of their closest the Ottawa government is very pre-j Imperial Hotel, and was burned out tern. Hepo-rts from Ottawa indicate an intention to fill all positions in this country, such as recruiting officers, heads of Military Hosptals Commis- sion commands, etc., with returned of- ficers. Jolm Martin, a former Windsor alderman, did not succeed in his at-: tempt to .prevent the- will of his bro-; ther, Joseph Martin, a wealthy Es-j sex county farmer, from being pro- bated. While suffering from mental in- firmities due to her advanced age, Mrs. Agnes Kelly, aged SI, OL Beav- ertoo, a widow, wandered from her home and was killed by a train at the station. Sergt. J. II. .Harris, killed in ac- tion, was a'Canadian who joined the at Hshfax in March of last year .after having served in act, that the law is mighty drastic. I they do, they had better keep a saf distance from Colorado, where the; hare prohibition too, and where thi has adopted the bone-dry slogan: "Make Dry Colorad< The league at the nest session o: 'the general assembly, is going to de maud: A. state commissioner of prohibition appointed by the governor. Liquor shipments "into Colorado to be only after consignee has receivec from an authorized county official permit'to send for and receive same. Permit must state kind and quan ti'ty of liquor to be sent for. Permit must be mailed with liquor order, must be returned with liquor bj foreign concern making shipment, else consignee cannot receive goods; mus be then countersigned by consignee and handed to authorized county offi cial to become matter of public recqn for two years. Only one such permit each month to any one person or family. Absolute restriction of amount eacl month for one person or family to one quart of whisky or wine and eighteen quarts of beer. A crime to take alcoholic liquor! Into any hotel, rooming house, publli dining room, restaurant or other plac< of public resort. Both fine. and Imprisonment fo first offenders under prohibition law instead, ot fine or imprisonment. an annual state fund provide rigid enforcement of pro iipition. .If that program goes through, A berfa's dry law will he like an oasi Sahara as th Colorado legislation, BOOST FINANCE CAMPAIGN FOR BOARD OF TRADE It Is to the credit of the council o tte, Board of -Trade that when .the; were brought face .to face with thi lamentable financial stan'dmg of'th; institution, they had no other though than to put the organization in sue! a financial state that the officers- neet worry no more about overdrafts or deficits. -'A committee has been ap pointed to conduct a campaign. The committee can succeed in its effori only if the business men of Leth bridge show in a substantial manner their appreciation of the good "work done by the board in the past three years. _ _ The Herald believes it quite un- necessary to go into details the activities of the board. They are well known. The board is working along basic best adapted to the de- velopment of the district, and hence, the city. But Lethbridge is prosperous, more than It has ever been in, its his- tory, and Southern Alberta is pros- perous. Under the circumstances the Gerald believes that the Board of friends. Nelson consumers of intoxicants are indignant because the price of fancy drinks, has been advanced. They .ought to be happy. Down here the cdnsum- three times, the' last time losing all his! the "Royal Mounted Police. goods, W. Turner Virgil, a prominent His next of kin is Mrs. Mary Harris, insurance man, and known to hun- Halifax, dreds of commercial travelers, is leav- ing to reside in Florida. Over a hundred cars of mounted steel car wheels have arrived in Van- couver via the Great Northern rail- ers pay handsomely for a bottle plus way for shipment to the Trans-Si express charge.s or they contribute a i berian railroad in Russia. A steamer is now loading for Vladivostok. Ac- cording to a Russian government agent, over 400 locomotives and 160 freight cars have already been good sized fine to police court. Those fellows should commence to develop taste for water so as to be ready for prohibition in B. C, The Edmonton Journal still persists in classing the Vancouver World as a It says that the World supported the Liberals in the recent B. C. elections. The World is just as much a supporter of the Brewster gov- ernment as the Journal is of the Sif- ton" government in and not Vancouver Island is suffering at present from, a serious invasion of hordes of "dusky horned Fol- lowing the severe weather ol last winter, which threatened to extermin- ate the pheasants and quail, comes a' devastating army of what may truly be described as Huns of the bird tribe. It is claimed that at the present rate We Are Showing1 a Very Pretty Assortment of They make a most acceptable gift. See them aiid you will want a pair for yoiu'self. HUFNER The Shoeman Beside Merchants' Bank GRAIN BROKERS DIRECTORY SALBERG GRAIN CQ, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. "ALWAYS WORKING" You may make money by. lot- ting us bid on your nojct car ot wheat, barley or flax. IT COSTS YOU NOTHING, Our Winnipeg and Lethbrldge offices represent SERVICE. "TRY US" J. H. TALLINO Local Manager Office Phono Residence 572 Rev. J. M. Telford, paator of Cal- vary Baptist church at Weyburn, lias received a call from Yorkton, Proprietors of laundries in Paris and the neighboring districts have de- cided to close their establishments on December 20 unless the govern- ment guarantees them an adequate supply of coal. delivered in Russia. .Of this order, birds imported next season if there is fifty locomotives and cars'.were to be any pheasant shooting.at all in mai-V in Canada. 'years to come Rev. A. E. 1L Thompson, M. A., B. D., of Alynier, has accepted an in- vitation to the Strathroy Methodist church. The present pastor, Rev. A. E. Jones, has accepted a call to Wes- ley church, Clinton. Mrs. Mary Stafford Reed, of To- ronto, the daughter of Rev. E. H. of damage to the stock of pheasants, Stafford, D.D., formerly pastor of the there will have to be a fresh stock of Sherbourne Street Methodist church is dead. She was a sister-in-law of .Lleut.rCoI. !Le Grand Reed, officer BAKES BREAD AT NINETY commanding the 170th battalion. Active Old Lady With an interesting History Sirs. Mary Jane Ta- coma, Washington, the first white wo- man in Pierce county, recently cele-1 brated her ninetieth birthday there, j AVhen her children, grandchildren and i little great-grandchildren gathered with her on the original homestead where aha and her husband, William ;Dougherty, settled in 1S49. Mrs. Dougherty is active, in spite of her age; hakes bread i'or her daughter and family, who make their home with her, and gets as much pleasure out of life as she did when she first brought her Irish cheer and happiness to Pierce county. She crossed the plains from Mis- souri with her parents, Mr. and Thomas Chambers, in 1845. She isai second cousin to Andrew Jackson, President of.the United States in the: OFFICE PHONE MANAGER'S PHONE 14W. SMITH, MURPHY CO. GRAIN HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG Write or phone at our expense if you have grain to handle. We can assure you the beat price the market stand and give you courteous prompt MACLEOD, WAV LETHBRIDGE OFFICE SHERLOCK BUILDING a bit more. Liberals in It did not support the the recent campaign There is only one lawyer in the new British Columbia government and that is the attorney-general, who necessar- ily-must be a lawyer. Usually lawyers predominate in all governments. In Aluerta five members of the gov- ernment are lawyers. In Sas- katchewan, three; in Manitoba, two; in Ontario, four, and it is likely the proportion is just as great in other provinces. In the Dominion government at least ten of the mln-1 Isters lawyers. It'is likely Bri- tish Cohimb.a will enjoy good gov- ernment- .even if it has a- shortage of lawyers .in the cabinet. "The White Flour you felt it With the advancing price cf wheat "the seven- cent loaf is say the bakers. In its place we have the cities only the sixteeri-cent loaf. A loaf of white flour bread is not complete ration. However wholesome and pure, it does not supply all the proteids the human body rieeds. In Shredded Wheat Biscuit you have all the body-building nutriment in the whole wheat grain prepared in a digestible form. It is always the same price, always the same high quality. Eat it for breakfast with milk or cream or with fruits. -Made in Canada SUITS OR- OVERCOATS to .00 All Wool Fabrics Perfect Fit Easy Prices Guaranteed Wear CREIGHTON BROS. Third Avenue Tailors 604 3rd Ave. South STRONG DOWLER GRAIN and Commission Merchant! Gur entire organization at your aervlce aod with our exper- ience we COB lately cuarabtM to get you the bMt prices for your grain at any time and for any grade or ildnd ol crala.; Phono M 1922 Calgary j Far Office 1MB LethbHdgt f OuoU- 1811 Llthbrldgt) tloiil. Our Aganta who are In ywr district J, A'. CUMMING Manager Marquis Seed A wheat commands, HIGHER price than Fife; READ our market cards for Marquis values. QUALITY counts in service us well aq In seed. UNITE your seed with our selling oorvlce. INQUIRE for further particu- lars and mail us. SAMPLES James Richardson and Sens, Limited 201 Sherlock BIdg; Phono 777 Established 1857 W. J. LLoyd, Man. Res. Phona 365 VI.M. Clark, Acct. Res. Phone 1072 QONT FORGET THE WAR VETERAN i WHEN YOfi HAVE A i JOB TO OFFER Please 'notify PROVINCIAL COMMITTEE .t Secjt Betufned Soldiers' Bureau, LETHBRIDGE. A'-BSRTA, J. R. OLIVER, Secretary The men who have fought, and are fighting our battles, deserve consider- ation to a superlative degree at the hands oE those who did not go to the front. A debt Is due them that money cannot pay, but that be. met In part by a due appreciation ami proper attitude towards them for their gallantry and self-sacrifice. Find out what jobs are" vacant In your community. Make it a matter of pride for employers to give the first chance to a returned soldier. Encour- age the men to get back to iforX Loafing Is bad for them, as :it is for any of us. If you are an employer, give the returned Boldlor'a fair show: It may take a little time for them to get their, bearings. Have patience with them, and encourage they have suffered so much for. you. Bo In position to ndvlsc tho returned sold- ier where to go in case, of need. If you see one In any difficulty, try to help him out, or go with him where he can get proper attention. Help the men who have ;