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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta HERALD FRIDAY, ptCiHJER 10, I alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY. A Subaerlptlon Daily, delivered, per year... rjmlly.iby mall, per year.... Weekly, by mail, per year.. rather expect them now In connection with ill contracts made by the govern- ment. Should contract go through without a "rake off" there would be great surprise. )4.00 3.00 1.00 Silliness Editorial TELEPHONES: Office Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Director John Torranes Business Manager GROWTH OF MiXED FARMING The'. mixed- farming idea is growing. The farmers like it. They find it pays. The LethbrfdRO Livestock Guarantors did well when they offered assistance to the farmers tn this district. They, are not golns to lose any money, by the ventured.The figures In connec- tion .with this .transaction make in- teresting and satisfactory reading. The amount advanced to farmers by the guarantors was The amount repaid Is 11.375.18.' leaving outstanding The stock sup- plied was as follows, cows, 65, calves 12, bulls, 2, brood sow, 1; shoals, 7, a total of S7 animals. The farmers are just beginning to nay back the money and they are happy to be able to do it Some of them say that the nows. Have been' able to make a- living lor "them and "they are going to invest all ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE cannot accept responsib- ility'for the continuance of the war. That Is Chancellor You Bethman-Holl- vveg's statement to the Heichstag. He announces Germany as a military and victor in the war, and in a'position to dictate terms of peace. No terms will be considered by them, unless they are compatible with the dignity of what he believes to be GSr- many's superior position today, over her enemies. The chancellor's state- ment is along the same familiar lines' :have been followed in previous' statements of Germany's position. there Isn't enough, stock on the their spare money in live stock in the N. s. future. Farmer ijurnham of Milk River is a wise'man. is buying a lot or cows. While his crop was good this year, he realizes that to be a successful farm- er he must get into mixed farming. The country Is full of straw and hay, German troops in Serbia have-al- ready reached points on the Greek horder in their campaign against.al- lied troops, and this fact will tend to hasten definite action b.v Greece In some direction or another. The French jrbops--have withdrawn to. more ten- able nositions in tie rear of their for itaOU's' tb consume it. As the mixed farming :idfta. develops this gituation -will -he -overcome. We know of farm- ers in.the Milk River country who maintained the farm home on the returns from the cream they disposed oi during the past summer petsr a resided oi Pmi- to the creameries in Cai-an and Leth- age Hraine since eiCKEDUPIN FOR THE BUSY MAN The 1310 Democratic-. National Cqii; vention will lit' held in St. Louis. Mayor R. 51. Angus, of Wetaskivvin, has been re-elected. The AlhamMa': Theatre, Chicago, was destroyed by lire. Billy Sunday will conduct an evan- gelistic campaign in New ork Oity. The Dominion government, is buying hay in Alberta ior the British war office. All of Htnry Ford's employees .in his English factory, have enlisted tor active service. Arrangements have made to proceed with the Work "on the law courts building at Winnipeg. Rev Douglas' Chapman, D. II., a veteran Methodist minister., in the Maritime i'rovincfs, (lied at Amterst, Major S. A. Huntingtim travelled from northermnqst to Otta- wa, miles, in ordir to -get an active service commission. Alfred Hilton, an employee ol the Robin Hood Mills, Uooqe Jaw. was instantly killed, i when he was.caught between the' drum and cable operat- ing a passenger elevator. Mrs J Gcodfellovv -nite ot the su- perintendent of the Canadian Pacific Mason limited V1CTROLA HEADQUARTERS Their Bed-Time Stories on the VICTROLA WAS THERE EVER IN THIS WIDE WORLD A CHILD.WHOSE EYES DIDN'T GLJSTEN AT THE MERE SUGGESTION OF 'A STORY? And the. stories as tlio Vletroia Story Records.tell them arn particularly attract- ive, because they are told so -fascinatingly and well: These Educational Hecprds make splendid and use- ful Christmas gifto to-thpse-of friends who own a Vicirola, for they iire uo't only loved 'by children, but they TEACH- the little ones without their realiz- ing they are being taught. would be sure of making a gen- uinely "useful gift order Educational Ke- conla NOW, and we will deliver Christmas eve' if you' so desire. MAS O N RIS C H LIMITED BALMORAL WRIGHT'S JEWELRY STORE branch railway an after a incomer island, illness was mer lines. "Tue plans of the Franco-j bridge Had it not been for the cows British forces are" somewhat obscure. Hhej would have had to secure a loan out ra-inforcements continue to-landt jfi-am the government. Last years The Turks Vaye lannched an attackUrojth discouraged a lot of tarmfra the British oprt of Aden, bnt j engaged in mixed farming The cost little alarm over tiis'is ff.t, as a pro- of feed was so prohibitive that they ions similar -repulsed "'had'to selLthe stock. Had these far- the straw instead of burning it In other vears, they would Jafe'haffeed. It is admitted last "year was "bad for stock but everv v ear __not he like M14 We miied farm mg- idea is risnt, more especially In irnsated districts and everv far- should adopt that method ii the} PRICES 1" PEACE AND 1005 Cattle Sheep.....425 Hoes _.. Butter -v, Fall Wheat _ Onts Eggs .1 Lanihs M- These figures'apREBT, Tvltiiour ment m the News lmm the ol Howard, On- tano. T H iv ior the past lour jears tos bcon -with the business department oi the Medicine Hat Nens, lias assumed the manage- ment of the Cranbrook Herald. Baron Aruiistqad, wno was one of Gladstone's closest friends, is dead. Vs lie leaves, no lamlfv Hie barons thus lipconusj cUl.nct It is under stjod that Viscount Gladstone is .gnaled as heir to his large fortune want to be successful Thos kellj is making a counter claim oi a couple of million dollars against the Manitoba government for failing to alta him to cam- out his j raake-'out that war is good for the pro- dpcer, just it argues that protec- tion is good lor the protected Prtt tection and war can ho placeii upon the same basis, tbei are a curse to world Only a few people benefit great mass of die peoole lose. LETHBRIDOE SHOWS UP WELL LeUtbrfdges bink cleanngs %n Increase of 9B per cent this the con-espondin" week year MURDERER DOCTOR OF LAWS Prussia The University Muenster has conferred the honor- f degree of Doctor of Laws on Gelt _.al von Biasing, German Governor- General oi Belgium Von Hissing is tiie man held res- ponsible execution o! Miss Edith COUGHED NIGHT AND DAY Boy Wa> How This Little Orphan Cured. want the people or Lethbndge to toon' that all letters like the fol- me are truthful and genuine Towanda, Pa. 'I took a little or- phan 'boy to live with me and last i Christmas he contracted a hard cold1 which developed into bronchitis He wcn over the corresponim- week 'ait year vely m and a oai cougb set in 'What better nrocf cojld be des'rei of he cosshed night and day 'the -marked jmprov emeat m business in this section of The clear- Ing returns are the best advertjsmg Lethbridge couid get. We have been showing increases fcr gome months and our percentage of increase has been so high that financial papers are making comments about it The Fin ancial Post fiaws that Increases at Winnipeg ard Lethbridge were the outstanding features of the clearings for last week For the month of November m order on a percentage basis, Lethbridge, Saskatoon and Winnipeg lead in the order named It looks as though we; sirere going to kee? to the front in as well "I After trying everything, nothing rfeiBtd to do Mm any good, until along m February I gjt a bottle of Vino! After using half the Sjottle his cough "oegaB to Improve, and bottles entirely cured his bronchitis and lie gained m weight so that he look like the same child" 3arrs A. Stephenson, Towanda, Pa reason that cough syrups fail .a such cases is became they arc paliative only, while Vlnol removes he cause, being a constitutional rem edy m whicji are combined the heal- ing elementl of fresh cods' livers, to- gether with tome iron and beef pep- lone It strengthens and revitalizes the entire system and assists nature to expel the disease 1 D Higin- Go., Limited, Druggists, Lethbridge, Alberta HEAVY LOS3 ON A COAL CONTRACT The recent, enquiry into, coal 'ehases at Victoria, B C, shows how Ottstwa" government was yictim- ked by of its favorites A man secretary of the association m that city During" the vears 19131914 he suc- ceede-1 in' evading the Dominion order- m-council -ivitli regard to tenders for government eupplieB and cooked up E deal whereby th cnaseup-Timjug government pur xe.-p.naV titles of coal at a unce considerably Uglier than the accepted tender. In a written statement forwarded to the auditor general, Joshua Kingham, o vicioViH, declarer that Hi as awarded the although contract hi! contract on Uie Manitoba buildings. The N'cw Brunswick hrauoh ot thc Dominion .illjance has deteririinefl to make ,1 demand (or nrptllbition ior BrunswioV, PIS Bishop Hichardson m amonp those whohavf joined the alliance forces in the de- mand for prohibition 0. Jl and 0 R Servant_Ernesr Jonts, lat" Ifth company C S C who has seen service in India and vfghamstan with the Tmnerial H H V Field !ias transferred from thit unit to the 88th Batter) C F A under thc commaml of Ma- jor Stafford A sit monttin' wntence was given a v.oman into tiif pid _ Bailey court in Lon4op, charged rnarry- inij a Canadian soldier -while her real husband wts at the front 'The Cana- dian allowed twenty-fire shillings weeklv and tvtenty-eiBht shillings Arrival- oi Canadiap invalids irom the hospitals of England Frsr.es aru expected to number 15Q per week for the tyree montbe. This means that vvjjlun D> tically two have to be p minion hospit Ided for" by iEe commiuiqn eating over half qt the con- its of a hqx. of pills, Caron, daughter of Joseph Caron, of Quebec, a conductor Ior the C P R succmnjrtd alter suffering hor- rible agon} She found, tfe pills Ivmg on the wmdqvy sill, and, taking the ,.i medicine for overdose an coal at 25 per ton, the department 'continued to purchase coal from other firm at 00 per ton On Z, tons purchased, the thereby defrauded ogf'fS.SH Mr J Klngham further alleged that the cap- tains of dredges were instructed, to purchase no coal' fronf him, because bo did not Price the expected mlalion crooked deals affair, ad ministered bv the Ottawa govemmedtv [n'm Co, Llml becoming so common Alberta URIC ACID IN MEAT CLOGS THE KIDNEYS Take a of Salti If your Back hurts or Bladder bothers. If you must have your meal every das, eat it, but flush yojr kidneys with salts says a noted authorits who tells us meat Forms uric acid -which almost para- lyzes the kidneys in their efforts to expel it from the blood They be come slusglih and weaken, then you with a dull miser) in the kid ney region, sharp pains in the back or lick headache, dizziness, your atomacii Voure, tongue is coated and when- the weather is bad you have rheumatic twinges The urine geta cloudy, full of sediment the channels often get sore and irritated, obliging you to seek relief two or three times during the To neutralize these irritating acids, to cleanie the kidneys and flush off the body's qrinous waste get four ounce's "of Jad Salts from any phar- macy here, take a taolespoonful In a (lass of wawr before breakfast for a few days your kidneys will then act fine. Thlou lu asking jou for jour blip- port in tins campaign Tot the position ot Conumssionei ot Public Utilities, I must refer you lo im woik as a success- ful and business man in this city during the past eight jeais I that the same eomtcij, the same atten lion to detail, anil the same business acumen applied to the various derailments the citj's mlciests, will produce a lesult The power plant is now con- sliuclcd and in operation The mistakes that been made there, serious, have to _____ _ be contended with and for some considerable lime I could not prproise much reduction in operat- ing expenses ot existing conditions. The plant mils continue to operate, und the only that can expect to re-, dlice our light and power rales, ortur street railway and water- works charges is by increasing our uptown load As the Electric Department can handle a 50% increase o load with approximately a 10% increase of operating costs, i is obvious to jou that'a great effort should be made to secure that increase. It is my belief that systematic business methods will give us a large increase in load, wlncn will enable us to lower ourlielling induce a grealer amount ol 0111 pro ducts to be -consumed It is my opmm that the present Com missioncr is not making sufficient eftorts to attain these ends In the operation of the Street Railway too close attention i given to the running of the care over the tracks a certain mini ber of times per day. If more attention was to the traf fie requirements, the public would receive better service and tht system would correspondingly profit Mr Reid has as yet tailed to explain the erro: ot over in the meter reading at the Ellison Mills, m tin past two yeais, ol the error of pOQ (it the Sherlock Block, 01 th error of al the Taylor "Mifls He blames mistake on his subordinates cannot evade the responsibility in tin manner This means direct loss of money to the citj He ha as yet tailed to explain how a meler steal of 90 lights at the Ma jestic theatre was carried oil toi a jear, some jeats ago and was onl> discoveied by a local contiactor Let me aiiam ypur attention to the lacl that the success ful opeiation ot our Utilities depends upon this increased use B; maugurmg a policy ot popiilailzing these utilities we not onl; incieasc then uschilpcss bu.t (jccreasc their operating costs lours vcij truly, W L MeKENZlE, ADDRESS TO THE ELECTORS Alberta, Dec. 7th, To The Electorate, City Df-'.Lcthbridge ciir .Sir or, i As that an election should take place on Juiuluy, December 1915, for the selection of a Commis- oner of Public 'Utilities to serve tile City for the years liUti, J17 this opportunity of presenting to those ho nitiy not he uhle to attend the public meetings, the lact that ''having seivod the city in1 the above capacity for the past -..two yeais, anil having gained such as leads me to be- lieve I am now more capable to serve you thim when first elected, I am a candidate for re- election and ail) prepared to ac- cept this Comniiitsjqpership, should a majority pf the Citi- zens desire Being a human tyivc made mistakes in the past, You I believe ercdit me with sitme sm- eere desire to give the City my best services, as you. bplieved possessed first elected. Out of mistakes jcsisorjs have been learupd will be val- guidps, jn the conduct ot mv depattmuiit in tt'c jutuic, .mil ilT'oxpo-iepec tfamed cluiing two vcrj yeais of hfe now closing, is my stionges} claim, for ypur fur- icr siippoi t, ty order to properly present my own clnljns, it fa qlso nec- ssary that I present m some measure, tho claims vyjlich Com- Fqrui of has earned tliroilgll Ifa t-mer- ertcc of the Citv under this Form of Govprnment sjnpe its m- cptiari fhjs because, 1 have shared in government t'ntl eel thht, HI humble I have infmenpcd it.- Com- mssion Form of eminent there has rcimlM {jflsfljcr pub- citj with iefeiencc to the Citv apd greater knowledge n the part flt the pubhe as, a icsiilt Wbijc the Cpinmjbsionei s lave directed gem nil policies, yet the public have been; directly pnstiltcd wjfji rclcieiiee to important matteis, asscss- nont, and estimates oi civic ctpcmhtuioi, Thpiu tyis been ffectod. a reduction ol nppioxihiatclv 00 bctvvoen. the es- miatos ot and 1913 Further, the Cpmn.iisMon.qps were blc through stnetcst economy to aetuallv save qp the estimates .1 sum ot appioxirmrtcjy city s being directed b> men giving their full tiniu qnd experience to ts'qffain, instead ot bj men lime aluj interests were argely pcewHcd outside of the business 1 Wltlpll indulging in tiresome details, fp present o the pubjfo the lollowmq tacts with referance to Hie qperation pt tho depnplment actually under, my threctton. iracme pf most rigid vyitlt slieut "vstciu has placed in positipn will show approximate pi of it over the icnses foi fc current }car ol Tl'.s'-ir, sm> of the act that traffic receipts to the end of Novpniper, nhqwpcl a de- creasp of upprovimatclv as coinuaied the first 'Jcvpn months ot 1914 In this eonncction I might mention tor he encouragement ot the public, that, a large decrc'flse'jor thn eleven months, there has bpcn a in- crease over the figures ioi 1914, for the mopfhs of August, Sep- einber, Octobei and which points u> a revival ot rafflp, wjiicji will impiovc the situation q( tile Street Railway very much if continued Although the total figures arc not at present available, yet I can dofmienrstatc that the cxpcnses ot oty Sin partnient fpf the year 1915 be reducrd is compared with the expenses for 1914. For flic toes to thP extent ot over were to Electri- -al Ocpflrtrnpn'- wluch orisct suvlnSs ln thc pxpcnses, and, yef, in SPite ol this large extra charge shqwcj} an increase ol approximately The average number ot men employed jrt nil Departments under my epntiol, when I entered into office Today, there is an average of fortv-seven This uppak.. for it cnlf TO THE ELECTORS I wish to th.it 1 "will at a joint Mooting ot tin- Electors at the FLEKT HOHOpL TONIGHT to h.uc as kl p iith'iul. Evcryhoih conic ill the inU-Jcsl ol the city. M. I do not'vvisli to bin den the public unnccpjiqn; details. do with to statc that I enter this election With the jeUef that (here is nothing in connection j-ltll the cpprption pt irtmspt which I would wish to nidc frprn' b1 public, "ml I mvYtb the most thoiotigh examination Into ]jy acts by the on the. platform, as opppftyqily present in this short pampaign, or in a peisona< uld thi C'tizins ot this c'tj entrust to pic Duties of isiOhcr ol Utilities tor uie cpming three 1 iivsulf to give m the 11 Sure, as I (lave iq tJlP past, the "ny jixpcnenee, knowledge and abjHty in carding out Vlic'dutics qt'pij' office T Jpprcciation of the support which been ac- poidcd UJC iff Hie I leave thp decision jp Yoms f of Public JOINT MEETING JN SCHOOL Mfat TONIGHT TO BC ADDREtSED BY BBID M-fKEESfAN VV. L, (VEKYBODV iRING HONEST WELCOME ;