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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ib0C Iberafe DAILY AND WEEKLY PrOpriVtora and Publlttrera ji?HE Ci^rHBRIOQEHE^ALp PRINT. ING COMPANY, LIMlfED iJjjSS 6th 8tree1| oi4th, Lethbrld^e . V W. A. Buchanan ' iPresWent and Managing Director ifo!in Torrance - - Business Manager . TELEPHONES teualnaaa btficB ........... Editorial Office 1252 1224 ;. , r . ," . ,Sub�erIption Rates: Dally, delivered, per week.......15 Jballyj delivered! per year ......$7.50 LDally,'by-niall, per year- 16.00 �Wfiefclt, by mail, per year......?1.50 ^Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..|2.0O .' Dates of expiry oP subscriptions ap-/p'ear daily on address label. Accept-'BDce of papers after expiration date is authoritx to continue the sub-.'sctifUiOE, our CO-OPERATIVE INDUSTRY FOR .THE SOLDIERS TUere is a great deal of tallf these days about recoastructioD, and how to deal with the iabor situation'when tii^ men return from the front,' ex-pefcting "that they -nill be able to find jjosittons. and fit thamselves once ionore into the civil scheme. So far the land settiement plan is the only pro-.posal "which looks as if It would ab-l J^orB any great numbers of feoldiers. cther suggestions of a.practical na-|ture Are therefore Ip order. One -auoli ysuggestion comes from ^.ek-Majfof T. R. Deacon of Winnilpeg", Ihead of a large manufacturing concern n that city, who puts forth the^plan returned soldiers establishing a Several New^ Cases Have;Bevel-oped-New Dayton's'rl^art" in the War. "�bcen worked out, but U will have to be agt;e4able to the 'Dominion Government.' Thus in a practical manner t^ Dominion Government is going to/bel/ out during the reconstruction period, for not only will the plan help out the house accoinmodation aituatipn which is serious in many cases, but the plan will provide labor for skilled mechanics in the building of the houses. It would be a good idea, however, if the government cpuld do something to help -out the situation regarding the price- ^f .building materials. Thifee thousand, dofiars does not go far at' present prices. We do not doiibt that" .prices-of builders'-supplies are warranted b^ present conditions, but wii&'lh&.si^arged.-demand ifor such materials and the greater supply. of : bit.TWhethei"in a^^^^^ j labor avaiTalJle, Uiere is no reason ' work, subscribing* to tfie TlVd'-Cross I why there should not be a drop in i �unds, or going over-the top in the \ ' � . . ---,----- ,A rtorht-thorn prices to something like pre-war prices. This would be one of the greatest NEWDAyiONSM^ THEM iFrom Our Own Oovresnonflmt)- NEW DAYTON,. Deo. 7.-Mr. and Mrs. G. C. JlcDonald and family haye gone to LetUbridge^for the; .winter, months. \ . We have been'almost free from the flu in this district up until a day or t^vo ago, wheli tour or live cases were reported. The � schobli and ,AIfl)| CREEK mm m im ELECTS L Has Be�h Eating Into 30-Foot Vein in'^o. 1 Mine So^itli especial'to th* Heialdj -PERNIE3, Dec. 9.-The smouldering fire which haa bh�n eating into the great thirty-foot ,;veln of coal in No, 1 mine, southj; at Coal Creek, since the 18th of last iiionth, has at last churches have been closed 'since .the i epidemia-broke o"*. andJt.^�l^ confinedfthat no v apprehen- " ''h" TT-tV^L beeriTg ^lo'i �t its getilnl, bWPnd control Js they can be opened. now.felt. TWa-statement was made gostcd that the teasers b|-aHP^ed , ^ ^ Herald representative yesterday to.go, on holidays no*v. cut the Barney Oaufield, mine ^'^'^'''^^Si^'^o^^?^ at thV coal creek Cllie, seem a --------- . - . - one which' the department -vV'ould no doubt agree to it the ijiUtter was put before them. ' 1 New Dayton'^. Part Now that the ^var is oyer _New Dayton has every'right'fo be'proud of the part she played' in" doWg her �it helps the government, could give to solve the iiousing problem. j Victory -loans, ..we were right" there �" � all Ihe time. In trie -last- -Victory Loan, although we had'only one township to work, we b^-fersubscff^ff^ our quota three times and- then hafl some The "work or, flight order" found the Clowii Pririce all ready, observpa the Colnm,bu,s, .Ohio, Record., . -St.- Thomas, Qnt., threatens to boycott-^ London, Ont.,\because it "hogs" everS^'*>iig' in western Ontario. Let CaigatTlbeware. , . Hamilton newspapers are enjoying some amusement with a mayoralty candidate's name in that city. Here is a fe. f Might we add also t^ Old Man, th?. Bpw;, the Milk, or any other riv� Canada... . - . and eight crowns to our'credit." Too much praise cannot b'e given-'" to Mr. BUlington of the. Standard Bank and Mr. G. C. McDonald for the"-'hard work they did to jiut^ Kew D'ayton on record in the manner "they did._ The Standard Bank has ppeneg up a sub-office in Stirling,' which-fs under the supervision'ot oui-ipcal-manager here, Mr. Billinigtoil. ' It -is" expected in a few days that an-'account-ant and an assistant: wili be 'placed in Stirling permanently^ The*f Stirling people -will no ddubt; 'appreciate this convenience," and. 'give' .Mr' Bil-llngton the support' which his ^ hard work on their behalf in 'geltlhg an office there merits. - i - * Nursing AssIstaniBe � The municipal cpunbll at" % "meeting held today arranged'-to-furnish nnrsing assistance to any, ca'ses 'Where the parties are nqt'.'ln such circumstances to provide ;thi8 ' tteniis'elves, authority being gtven: "to ' the .'"teeve, C. L. Atkins, the' secretair-treasnrer arid the' medicalrh,6allh-'of{l*�epj, Dr, McCalium, to requisition ^ thie' help 'when' necessary or wh6n;c.aied''oia^ The council is to he commMided on fthis-action,- and we-%6pe tiiey^ will see that no iiior dances are^ allowed tojbe .held .uhtU 8ucli?lita%^�B-'we are ^ absoiiiteiy free of the epidemic; , ,^l�B-faBt6tyata nprniaa^Ftiaed. whfclf-h'a?kiD^ ali/|eipnmhsr.| "" --^^ ' � .rioeAvHii.Iiirth�r soiBU:'�ittt thai lil' e welt' there .is an antliwthy to the - ..stera -^manufactnror, e�pecfallr the jUnanufacturer of farm implements, ;;^*ougb he declares fhi^ feeliiig to he ftfieS result of political campaign talk,  land'Uiat therefore a cooperative tac-oryyselllag direct from the factory to he farmers/ought to he able to meet Icom^iyon ani still pay good wages I thit* factory employees.-   The whole'plan is novel, but yet it beirs the stamp ot originality and _practl�ihility. And if the co-operative ; ptactory can be made a. success in the | .^anir machinery field if should be a[ i am not in favor-I never have been '�[success In other lines. At any rate � been and I wUr always oppose it-^f ""''', r"^^^^^ ' ftt 1s:worth a great deal .of thought on any bloody revolaUon, because no ; "a^^C P^^^ *P^"^ ^'thVpart of all who are sincerely In- country wouJA-suffer more- than orirs 1^^^^^' * j-.^*, ^ , . ^-L. / / . froT such a poUcy. But I know the -te^este^ia helpmg the returned sol- daj,gers ofMt^ln thU country, and the best way in my judgment to meet it is hy'having" a- strong, ihdetiendent' i Labor Party in Parliament who will , ; act as the safety-valvfe and whom the ji!THE. DEMAND- ipeoinewfll he able to,triist." (Cheers) J IIfDRJVEW HOUSES i I want oiir party |p''give no counten^ iwho^wpidd have a financial interest the concern. :|, Mr.4)eacon points out that there will ^fcfr i!^,6h" Aiachlnery In Canadian fao-' llforijeijs, *UBed during the wat for making mi^nitlons, ,whic^ could he secured KriprviJla, Tenhessee, has been ter-rorii^d: hy'a' wild beast," not yet iden- �'the inhabitants "have wired Col. Bijosevelt, asking him to lead in a hunting party. The Winnipeg Free Press wants to know if this Is an atteml)t on the part cif an ardent admirer fo compensate the Colonelfbr the fefnsal'of the administration to let him Command a dlyi-sion in France? J., H. Thomas, M.P., a leading British .-lahor leader, Tfcently made this statement'in London, which it would be well forf certain labor leaders ajid others in"this country to heed: man-Collieries." Since the discover^ of the ftrfe, which was r caused, by spontaneous combustion, the fi'rst instance of fire being caused by "combustion Injthe mines of-Coal-iCreek, three shifts pf eighteen men each have been kept eonstantly at work in the effort to dig out the. fire,; - The "trenching" method ot fighting such fires had to be employed; and room for only eighteen men at a time could be used. i� ^ftjit^qt � Mortioa was-Pieces- LUCKY STR3KE,_D60. j;---Ian-derloff,,clerk; George'Look:,- escort; i Vernon* RudersoU,, sentry;, ]Sr. 'Kings-'bury, trustee; Frank Walker,'fbre'ster; rjiVoni Our-Own Correaoondent) MACLEOD, Dec. ,10.-Tlje annual meeting ot the Macleod Agricultural Society wag .held In tlie town hall on December 7. There was a large attendance of memlbers present.. The reports presented by the aecre-tary-troasur^j for the fair of 1918 were the most' satisfactory reports that hare been presented to an annual meeting^ for many years. A aligbt decrease in the number ot entries" of horses,and cattle-was reported, attributed to' a large extent tq the shortage of feed to put the stock in shape. All other classes of exhibits showed a very gratifying in-cre^s.e. From a financial standpoint the 'fair" WAS' a great success, the statements showing a halaiice on the right side of $582, the first time for many years that a credit balance has ibeen shown after paying - all ex-, penses. i Mr. Hugh Mackintosh was re-elected president fpr the fifth time, and Mr,{ A;> T. Leather, assistant . vice-, president tor the third time; Mr. M.' Bailey, second vice-president. R. J. B.' Gardiner was re-elested as secre-taryHreasurer, and the society to show their appreciation ot the mpner. in which he has discharged the duties of his office, gave! hlii a- handsome, bonus, and in-1 creased his salary for next year. A strong hoard of live wires was elect-e4 as directors, so that Macleod' Agricultural' Society is otfto a good start for 1919, every officer -and: director |4etermined to make the next fair a bigger success than the last". C6NSIDER ELEVATOR TARIFF and the greatest exertion was iieces-sary to keep the^fIre confined to the lower part of theiseam. /Had it been allowed to eat its %ay into the uppei' layer of coal the ;wQrk of the miners -would have beeii -^ery much more difficulty perhaps, .making; It Imjpos-sible to do anything with it, and inak-ing it necessary to close oft thi�t portion of the lirorkings in prdJar to smother out the fire. Fortunately  the work of these 54 experienced miners has resulted, in confining the eoMulderlng-tire, to A small area, the- burning coal helng cut off from ; the -other by treiwhes cut hehind it, the burning coal 'and coke being hauled to the surfac^. This is different ;from fightinK/' a prairie fire, or a burning hall^InK on top of the ground; not quite .so spectacular, but 'yery much more dangerous and difficult. As tiiese worktorfaces in themlnM dean a car without loss on the basis are advanced, the 4langer _from _tIiej^;^-^er^enL of^the gross dockag^^ extra height of the., over-lying mojiB tain, and. the >ln�[^ed _ distance, to which air must he forced, rendering' the task of Tentllatlon'more and mo^ difficult,. tbe. mtaie management lUu an e'yer-increasijalrytas^,to perfoim To oWer to 8Bfegu|r)L^ lives'^ot thie miners andvio pre^nt, as far 4b possible, loss to themselves. A partial offset^tr these incceasiitg difficulties is to he found in the e-^r^r jlnbreasing ^ quafflty ot^the coal duced as the workings recede from the surface, , ,. . / linearly" all other elevator men called '. cohonrred in this opinion. ''Mr.jHenders-.of >.he Grain Growers, andrBvMcKenale, both statediihXt,the ? questlbn 'of 'casli -basis' foV-'-^telTni'nal' chikrices had'notHbeen^ discussed bt the femer8J/hiUt'no''donbt wouM be^Caken npatflBe wfntfef se&ioh;"  ^ J ^rj'- After some dlscusslrtn, the meeting ^adjourned. ^. -^^^^ "The output of the Coal, Creek gro.up of inlnes Is^^gfadually Incrsaslng, hot-iwithsikndlng the ha.TOC'm%de by the iaiers'.fit fliemse}vpi, pnce more 'into; phiHife of the Dominion. ,..... , ance,J;o. Bolshev^m or anything pf that �i;t The Dominion Government has uu-; jjind. All the shouting and denuncia-H&grtaken ja very necessary work inition of your Government is merely an |hp.hP�sing program announced ,from|ixc- ''^^^TSo^^^;^^ i^f.ptta-wa last week whereby $25,000,000 ^t0:rbe set aside-from war approprl-jlonn for the purpose ot loans to the Tipcial govemp^nts and through em to the various municipalities for '^^ildiiig 'homes to overcome the coh-){j;Mtlmi now apparent in many towns liand-> cities. There is no doubt that l^origestion does-exist, for during the i.c^i^r^d of, the- war new huilding' has eenj>ut off, 9ot only on account ot I high prices but also because many popfe felt that the money should be (^eldv availa^bl^ as loans to the gpvem-,Ei^nt'tor 'carrying on the war.' Now, , I ?^how�Ter,, "With the >Boldler8 returning, ^-nfv^^d'tt^e re-establishment, ot soldiers' if^i)ies there is bound to be a dels  that 'Jf^ii^'uibrMge" needs hetween 100 and >'^i'^l%W"1lOUB'eB to properly accommodate population. * '^^''^f^fffl^'demand i^ the towns .- '.' '-*'-|^(.{tjgg of"the Dominion, 'and to i1p^^r> �Qo'ush to erfct about ^^aimm^m twX ot 93000 each. ^^roTlnce In turn would loan tothe ctltles, to-wras and^ ^ ,^;:'bftuU8Sid-'| The famjers of ^tljlS Jdlstridt'-V^fe much inferestied. iiX .Itfr;.'Wefr's ' visit to Coutts and ills .report'^that'only 2 per cent, of the iarmers'jiad feed for stock. We all feel Ijs ,%ydurd; find the same conditions.,existing out here, but what"' worrjring,'th5 .farmers miost is,' where' is .the". seed, 'co'ming tro.m? . We are 'riof In a nj^ij.niclpality. "There are men "among its," said'Sii' Wilfrid Laurier in a'speech'at -LoiI-' don, Ont., a week-^or.sS ago, "who say-that the . Germanfpeople are respph-! sible for the atrocl'tfes 'committed by^ their armies. I do ndtv agree with that view. The responsibility rests with the coMmanders of tlie Germam armies. 'Unless there Is at the head of an army a strong arm to maintain �discipline there will always be Primes. Are we to believe that' the German: people, one ot the udblest races in-tbe world,, in the past at all [.events, cannot reclaim themselves, as so many Other nations have been re-' (^^alin'ed hy' the tea;tfyngs ot democracy In which we beli&ve." Very fe-w, jpeople -will agree with Sir Wilfrid. A little talk wltii Hon. Dr. Beland would convince him that Mgh and low amongst the Germans were all responsible. As for the German race being one of the^ noblest races in the worldr.....historr diiesn't prove it. A nati'oh that 'acted � tc^wards Prance as Germany did in 1870 and 1914, can't be tamed other tljan ignoble. Germany-simply wanted to dominate tlie ,'world/ and' all'its'"people were- agreeable' - ' ^ . ,^ ravage?,, of the influenza epidemic ands4({e fight which tias had to be piit tip against the fire in'No. 1, south. Manager Caufleld thinks that two weeks' more work by his fire tlght-ing gang will have; removed the last spark of burning coaL ^ Mdtier of Soldiere'Re-Employ-r ' irieht Wai Be in Hands o^^ J. W. Mitchell local provincial -governm'enf .oflicial of our distflct; bUt'Ttho' is" he,! andL where does he makp .h'P .headquarters^ The seed should ha've' been available for every fartiiei'..long, ago so that he could" be hauUngitf out on these line roads" tit; today;, and not wait until January or' February, and kill your horses^e'bad rtads, un-" fitting'thSm 'for gpj^iig work, ,^ift4 suffer -(^ith,the cold 20" to 30 bfiTpw*,zero, But it IPBk's �now'as,,^ .we y^f>Xl\i'pAyQ, to .wait .till the ,meeting ^t -the' pro-{ viricial parliament in Janijary' before any" definite new/ -p/jn he'kriown. ] We are. all ter'rihiy sortx". to heart of the horrible d.eaih-pf'Mfrs; Sturte-vantfs so,n by, hei* first hUsTbdnd, -wha; was killed .at the TaSfi "a ^S.fek, Mr. ;Rathbone waB'Ideaf, brtriight on-'by ^sickness when, l>e wa8..a~3�>ung! manVanfl-could talk .but ilttle.. Greatj sympathy has ' been exptessdidT, by, their many frieaids, espedially. to'Urs.-Sturtefant, \itm af this' time 'Is in, very poor health. TRY AND REACH 'QUOtk.^ WINNiPBG. Dei. 9.-"With .-libput; $70,000- ot Winnipeg's.qjota.J.of ..$100,-000 at the end of "l^innipj^g's- naval league *ckmpalgn, -the - league-haj ^e-i cided to continue-the cam'paign nintil the quota is reached. The amount is expected to be subscribed by-the citizens within the next few days. - KEEP FISH.FflESH NEW YORK, Deo. 9,-,-Aihew di-ying, process, by .v^ich meits and fish can be kept indefinitely .and-.than ba restored to freshness, by aRplica-tion, which it is believed will ipcrease the world's shipping capacltyrbyThbi'e than 12 times, by: doing' a-W-ax,-with the need of refrJgeratipg,;-.haH/!,hP.e.n perfected in. the- ch^m^al; �n�ftiSers'j liibdra'tory at' Columbia -ynivr4ity, it was announced last riiglitr WINNIPEG, Dec. 9.-The Canadian board of grain supervision sat this morning In connection with the present terminal elevator tariff. A rep-resentftive gathering of terminal elevator "men and representatives ot organized farmers was present. W. H. McWllllam, ofi the Empire Terminal Eleyator company, stated that; they bad'made careful tests under the new and found ^t w^as impossible to IICKED UP JN ,:ASSING FOR THE ,BDSY MAN U THE MASON & RISlpH PLAYER PIANO Pinest of All Gifts- - " will solve your home c^musemeni pfoblenii You'll find there's a rarefy fiker pleaaare for all the family in the possession of'o^Mfwiifi^ |t 4c Risqh Player Piano, than in anyjnMt\MfL "* entertainment you can provide. Let-us-Ul^f: you abhuf this marvelous insir'afmenkl c'"r;-: Coine Hear these Player Each One a Hit. ..........................Printi La DanM des DemoiMlUs..........I.......................Fr/nfi' U.tB Angels' S�re(iade (played by Romayne).....^......,-BrtgS ' llfiO BIu.tti (pliyed by Arndt)................................HaMtr Au ReVoir But N�t Goodbya, Soldier Boy.........'^ Baby'a Prayer at TwHiuht.................. ............"/wT* Ba Brave, Little able to handle the employment of returned soldiers in a manner that should be satisfactory to all. He will,' hPwJBver, be in charge of the whole labor.question for the province;, and this- iricludes the re-ei�ployihent 'Of soldlere-'for the farms, domestic taelB, industrial labor and so on. ?. ..The. ex?putive ot the V,.F. A. along, with Mr. Craig also metf with the, LJv'p gtpck Ejcchapge. in Calgiiry during the day and discussed matters pertaining to the marketing ot live stock, especially with reference,to the cut o|i brood so%vs and light hogs. , , ! In speaking to the U. F. A. directors, Mr. Craig was also asked to explain the system through which, ths seed grain would likely be distribute^ this' year. The m'st't^r' has"'ye't - *"' ccme befere th�legisK|tBre, but-.^ . Craig explained thfit>|irobable' proc4-i dur^, the amount of ;seed grain at preaeht in.the.elevators of the province and the probable method of dii|-f Influenza has again caused, the closing of the public schools in St Louis, Mo. � Rav. Clarence Hodge, well-known evangelist in Illinois,, died of influenza.' ' � --r Eight-cent car fares are now In operation on Boston street cars and cle-vatedi  , In New York State 131 people were killed by automobiles during November. *-----. ' � � '' � i , , - . ^ Masked bandits killed the cusfdms collector at Bisbee, Ariz., and escaped with $125,000 in gold. V . '-'f . ' Dr. Harrington, ot Morse, Sask., ran down a 'prairie wolf with his auto and captured it alive. T. Bereaford Phepoe, who was In earlier years the manager at Winnipeg; for the Molsons bank, died-at "Vancouver. 3: J. Smith, wijd lands commissioner In Saskatchewan, will become deputy minister ot municipal affairs succeeding J. N, Bayne, who becomes a member of the Local Government Board. Information ,hae been .received that Capt. R B. Tucker, formerly manag-ar ot batik- it Brandon, has-been/awarded thp iWilltary Crpss fc^ his'gallant-action while on active service. " . A sub-committee of the Regina city council jhaa'decided _to recommend that a block-of clty.pi^perty be jilven to the Grea't Wai- "Veterans as A site for a home, providing the provincial and federal government will each donate $30,000 in cash.- � A Yprkton tovral councillor, who described, the women who were endeavoring .tp. be of jeryice during the prevalence of influenza at that place,'as a pack of d- fools, refused to take back his statement, �nd the couocfl as a 'consequence refused to pass a resolution commending the ,jvomen for their good, work, which was proposed by the offending councillor.- In Saskatoon.women as well as men may run for any municipal offices on exactly the same standing as the man. It is not oven necessary for a woriian. to own property, if she is married and -ha'r husbahd''dwns a lot'assessed for tributlpn ^nd the; jrlg Dr. Samuel Grea Boston, is dead der mayor-of] HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAB? The Hudson's Bay Co. Is giving away a $100.00 ..Victory - Bbnd�-^for the nearest estiiiiate. - - highway this yea):,was^the sUte^ made by Geo. Hr-Gobderhajin,," chairman of the .committees .The gross Income of the highway Is practic'ally all from fines and'will ''amount to-about $25,000.. , -1 fuv. Y^ii rioti^ the'size of the cake-^ � Gbld Soap when, the grocer harid$:it'v" / to you. It is the biggest as wcll-s|r-S ti^/hcit cake of laundry soap 'for" the nioncy. YoU can't doubt ijt iS bigger when you hold it in your owi. : han^. You will not doubt thatit^ij better, when you use it. So rem#ni-bef ^he'naiiie, and'ask for it. ' � . . ' ; /. V' �' Cold Soap ia maii in the ProcUr ^ GamWe Fdetiifi^'. at Hamilton, Canada .X'ly IE iYAL BftlHt OF INCORPORA-rEb 1869 Capital Paid-up...........1 . . . . S;p;a01)i)l90 Reserve and Undivided Profits . . .; rlS^OOlTftfOO Total Assets , . . ' . .  ::: UmWm 620 BranAb*S.;-In:^Canada, (lewfouridlaiid, 'Brjtlsh ''Wst''Vn4ifi,i'c'ub�, Porto.Rico/Domlrtlcan Beptil^ll^, "Costif, RIc* 'and'VeVifaiA'la' 7 sAfpfc^PEiuitrM Business Accounts carried-''upori'favorable terms.' LETHBRItiQe bV/ANCH - -- - W.A. P^fflKER,''. MAGRATH BRANCH - - - - - -- - - J. K. AtKtn'ion, XARD8TON BRANCH � - ------........W. R.'MoKAVi ' t 1 �yir^jinaBer mm ;