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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9. 101 Tbetalb letbbriDoe, Hlbcrta WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week Pally, delivered, per year ......55-OJ Daily, by mail, per year........JJ.OQ -Weekly, by mail, per year......5J.BO .Weekly, by mail, por year to U.S..52.00 Httlo differing with it occasionally wouldn't do any luirm. In Uio .school board contest there are four-.candidates (o flU thrco va- cancies. Two .of (.ho candidates nrt, former, and their record is sufficiently good that no criticism 01 the conduct of our public school affairs is heard. They should bo rc-olect lOcjed. Of the new men offering Geo. B, Is the best choice. He is a successful business man who will give caroful and serious attention to our school problems. It is men of Im. Mc- Kay's business ability and public spiritedncPS who should bo encour- aged to participate in our public af- TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office 1- W. A. Buchanan John Torrance fairs. The school board at the be- ginning of its new year should ser- iously consider whether it is not op- portune to re-open tho manual train- Managing Director Business Manager a lent of schools. The manual trainhiK Dates of cxniry oi subscriptions up-, pour d.-My on address label. nnce of papers after expiration date is our authority to rontiuue the subscrip- tion. four King and Country need you right now' THE PROGRESS OF.THE WAR The movement of the Rumanian armies since the fall of Bucharest are Bhrouded in silence so far as the Ru- manian war office is concerned. The Germans claim to have taken SOOO of of great importance in industrial centre like Lethbridge. and Its benefits should soon be available again. We think it would be best for the efficiency of our schools if we had a supervisor. There may be financial (problems that will prevent these pro- posals being adopted immediately, but they should be acted upon as soon as possible. Well, anyway, Monday will tell tale. Chinese eggs are the fashion in Cal- the Rumanians as prisoners, and are They have ciueer ideas up in still pressing back the defending arm- Cow Town. ies. .Fighting on the Macedonian front Wiin the Arabia and Marina cases has become more severe, and heavy on the table. U. S. and Germany are counter-attacks are being launched by] still indulging in the old familiar the Bulgarians in an effort to win .'game of exchanging notes. They will back positions captured by the Serbs shortly be proficient, surely. and French. Radical steps by the allies to deal Two weeks from Monday is Christ- the Greek situation have been mas. Ten' more shopping days. Don't commenced by the opening of a com- plete blockade of Greek-ports. The French battleship Suft'ren, has been missing for some weeks, is believed to have been lost Triti its crew of 600J leave it till the last minute. Make next week shopping week. You will enjoy Christmas better if you do. NOT A FAILING OF CERTAIN NATIONALITIES ALONE The Calgary News Telegram was very unwise in singling out the "Ameri- cans, the Germans and Austrians" as Maybe curlers would-like a little _ PASSING Leeds district dairymen resolved to petition the govcnmiout to allow the manufacture or sale of oleomar- garine. !n Canada. The rectorship of St. Luke's church, Kingston, has been offered to Kov. DcP. Wright, M.A., of Lyn, by the Bishop of Kingston. The doctors of Hrantford hnve noti- fied the local lodges that in Cuture charges to lodges will bo two dollars per member per year or double the former amount. Canadian trade, exclusive of coin and bullion, for the twelve mouths ins; with September, totalled an increase of more than over the year previous. Professor S- R. Ilosford, a member of the Faculty of Arts of the Uni- versity of Alberta at Rdmunlon, will join the 2-iOth Overseas battalion at llegina. and will be recommended >r A commission. Arrangements have now been com- pleted by W. H. McLaws and G. A. Mackenzie, of Calgary, for the lay- ng down of a large plant near Van- couver that will cost over a quarter of a million dollars for the manufac- ture of steel. Father Mamlzik of Fish Creek, after trial in Prince Albert lastng four ays and a half, has been acquitted of a sedition charge. The acquittal vas caused by the jury doubting the i-eracty of the witnesses for the pro- secution. George Burn, general manager of .he Bank of Ottawa, has retired, and vill be succeeded by M.- Fiunie, Itherto assistant general manager. The .retiring general manager has oiMoro.than two thousand votes been added to tho list In North Essex according to 0. J. Wllcox, M.P. Rev. II.-E. Toye of Staynor has ac copied' tin invitation to tho Maple Street Methodist churcli at Colling wood. Edward. Micliouer, M. L. A., Ret has received the appointmen as honorary colonel of the lS7th over seas battalion. been begun the Brazilian government for the acquisition of the German merchan vessels in Brazilian ports. They are about forty iu number. The Frontenac county council pass ed a motion requesting the provin secretary, to give the councl permission to abolish' the present ol) noxious Jail garb. The town co.uncil of Lucan, Out has drafted a resolution to be direct ed to the provincial secretary hotb protesting against the recent appoint meut to the provincial constabulary ol Peter H. Butler, a negro of that place, Hon. Duncan Marshall, minister ol agriculture (or Alberta, spent the week end among tho fanners in the vicinity of Weston, Ont., with a vieu to purchasing live stock for the Alberta..government farm. Pte. -Norman Flint of the 153rd bat- talion, Wellington county, in billets at St. Thomas, Ont., was fo.und uncon- scious on Church street Toronto, and died at the Base hospital under cir- cumstances warranting an inquest. Keresene .used by Mrs. D. Raymond to light her fire exploded and burned her and her three children to deatli 'illed the office since 1SSO. He will! in their home near Chanleau, Que. >robably be elected a director. The Rev. S. T. Bartlett, General Secretary of Sunday Schools and Young People's Societies of the Metu- wlnter -weather but -the threshers odist Church, has accepted anpoint- woufdn't, and the threshers havV the ?f. camp chaplain at Toronto, n.nd will his entire--time to right of Tray "tvith-wheat near the-two dollar mark. American railways are after Pass coal. The bigger the market the big- work among the soldiers. As soon as the steel on the Alberta and Great 'Waterways is laid to Me- j Murray, a carload of machinery and I piping will" be taken north for a, new slackers in contributing to the Patri-'ser the mines and the Payroll, and the! oil-drilling enterprise'that is now' get ting under way. A tract of lauij forty otic Fund. The slackers are the wholesale business fined to these nationalities; there are Jots of them amongst born and! Canadian born TVe expect natives) Hemember the preferential ballot is of the Empire to be properly of qtl11 n in Letfcbndge There the needs of the and to respond be tvo choices on the ballots for the promptlv and generoush but we find commissionership on Monday "Mark mam of thfem whp shirk tteir respon 'both choices .lumping Trent out of sibililj "Ue understand that In Cal .fashion when a modern method of gajy and district some" men ot Wealth [government came In born in old England, fail to the Patriotic Fund 5Ione.v is morel Terre Haute Ind Dec to them ttar country We toe cla s n LeUibndge 'another Mm or Cos om has in option Its true ihar citizens of other nation1 on fitty acres additional coal land alilies fail to respond to the call, but Qf stripping the land w 11 begin -we question whether thev any next The land is convenient for the coming spring. more .numerous than the homebreds. Americans, especially in many dfo tricts of-the south, are gladly doing their part. It is unfair to criticise .certain nationalities and overlook -the .shortcomings of our own people; THE RATEPAYERS' .RESPONSIBILITY Monday is civic election ".day--.and wagon delivery. We publish this little item lor the encouragement of. who also has a-real civic coal-mine before Mm as a possible Lethbridge utility He idll if ".he did not already know, 'that :is .a precedent on miles theTother side of Jlellurray is. to be tested out for oil, and actual lonng operations will begin early in Several fires have occurred similarly in that district recently. T'JE, Dominion government has named ".a .lake .formerly knfciwn as Horse iake neir Alta Mott'.ttake. in honor, of. Pte. F. E. Mott.-'a7-Wainwright soldier- vrho. was killed in action. It Jis estimated that the-consump- ion oil by ;tho railroads of Texas aiid Louisiana, for ;the year 1916 will run iclose to barrels, as compared with for' the -veai 1915 Miss -Eolta the "incubator bab% ot twenty sears ago only heir .of the J. Ogden Armour millions, was, presented to society .at Chicago last Major Harry 4th battalion Armour is a plump Brantford, has been '.awarded the mill affd shows but a tary cross for, with. b.ut three men "aje of latnenesi the surrender of 2: mans whom they menu's came lip: He enlisted private in British Columbia, worked his. way up on the battle- fields unanimously St. Catharines Recruitiug League passed a tion, moved Dr. Jesson, resolu- MPP the North continent, that it is working well and ..The; .Winnipeg Free Press asks'this .there hasn't been a question; "Will some jbrldge in many years in which there'of the gentlemen who are handing out ,wi3 so little .This lack of coa- ;interest may' mean satisfaction-with'scription please... ;W what: they our-present administration .think about Typuld educational affairs, or it may conscript their sons snd put them in having borrowed 53300 from Ben- jamin Hobson, furnishing as secuntj a joint note signed by a'imself and-his 'heard of our city commissioners or'minister of militia might very well Stephen Brown, and a certi- other matters to concern themselves of the Clarendon with municipal problems. As a matterJAad there have been other appoint- ot fact there is very little criticism'menis not much better. The anil James A: -Wiley, a." recent -caTidi- datC'-for the calling upon the Dominion government to imme diatel} nut into effect by order in [Council the clause of the militia .act 'calling all males between as and 60 vears iuto military service Speaker Clark declared that the next house of representatives on