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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta alberta DAILY AMD WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week Daily, delivered, per year Daily, by mail, per year Weekly, Dy mail, per year Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..52.00 I224 ons would moan tho crushing of do- locracy. There is no need to worry about ho political change ill Britain. II s only an Incident. It offers no en- ouragouient to the enemy, but rather t proves to them that Britain is 111 lead, earnest and is prepared to stake ill on the vigorous conduct of the var. By no manner of means can it je interpreted as a weakening of Tiri- ain's purpose. The only Intorti-ota- ion to be formed is that Britain is lounrt to crush autocracy, and in lenders it only lias in view i more vigorous 'prosecution of the TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Oiflco W. A. Buchanan John Managing Director Business Manager expiry at subscriptions1 np- pear-cif.y on address label. Accept- Mice of papers after expiration data Is our authority to continue subscrip- tion.' Dates of pear THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Germany and her allies have for the first time officially proposed' peace t the 'entente. Through the ambassa dors of United States, Spain an Switzerland, the chancellor of th German empire has transmitted a note bearing terms of peace .to .the aliie; and these terms will.be made known shortly. They are believed to includ the evacuation of Belgium and France the settlement of the Balkan trouble by conference, and independency o .Poland arid Lithuania. The- offer i made on the boastful assumption tha Germany and her allies have prove' themselves victors in the war and ar now prepared to make peace. Th British government is expected t reply to-the offer with a refusal. The Greek situation apparently i no nearer a solution. The Greek king is even reported to have ordered a mobilization of his troops for war with the allies, and 'will endeavor to gain time until the Germans are able to come to his assistance. Failure of Teutonic attacks in Ru- mania is reported. The Teutons gained a slight advantage itt an offensive on the Russian front, which-was quickly lost again. THE LRTUBRIPGE DAILY IIEHALD FOLKS IN THE US TRULY THANKFUL DECEMBER 13.1010 settled acconl- DAYS OF SURPRISING OCCURRENCES One day it is a change in govern meiit, and hardly have wo down to the surprise that panied the announcement, than out of an almost clear sky comes ii proposi- tion of peace from tbe bully of Eur- ope. These are certainly days of startling events, following closely one: after the other. That peace will soon is not to be expected, unless Germany should yield to all the allies', demands, which is not likely. Ger- many, after its victory in Rumania, thinks that the present moment (From the Detroit News.) PICKED UP FOR THE BUSY MAN tninns tnat me mumc-i Ja3 a Well kn opportune for peace negotiations that p (s dead. a well known citizen of be beneficial to itself. It is; A. M. Cowie, of Fort William, iifia been appointed manager of tlie Do- minion Bank at Calgary. Wind, however, to'the purposes of the! A will in Greek was flled at Mon- t..nei On.th. allies. The allies want more than treal. the first in .Montreal, and proS- pea're; they demand the dethrone- ment of autocracy and military ag- grandizement in the Teutonic nations.- Dntil these results are assured it. is useless to propose a peace that may mesn only a farther preparation for war. We must have a real peace, a lasting peace, and there is no assur- ance of such a peace yet In remarking upon startling events we might intimate that there is a pos- sibility of a change in the military ada, but the New York Times, a very eliable newspaper with highly regard THE PASSING'OF FATHER LACOMBE Rev. Father Lacombe, priest, pio- neer and pathfinder, was one of the very few surviving missionaries of the early, days of Western Canada. He esBSfi-to-the vvest when the Indian was monarch rof Tail surveyed "the buffalo grazed on the plains where today the white man raises bountiful crops and hurries about in his auto- mobile. Father Lacombe. knew the .west from the very beginning of set- tlement by the white man, too, and it was the civilizing influence cf men of his. type that enabled Western Ca- nada to be a habitable- place for the early white settlers. Father Lacombe had a great-influence over the In- dians; it was he who did much to prevent the Blackfeet participating in the rebellion of 1885. It was well for those who come after that Father La- combe's experiences in Western Ca- nada have been preserved. A few 'years ago the story of his life, which Js a tale of pathflnding and pioneer- Ing in the west, was written. It is a pity that more of the records of the pioneers have not been collected for the-Jnformation of the Canadians the coming days.- Just here we think It regrettable that the early recollec tions of Howell Harris of Southern Alberta have not been collected. This well known rancher roamed thes plains in the later sixties, traded with the Indians, and hunted the buffalo What he could tell about Southern Alberta in those days of long ag would make interesting reading. ommand of all the allied armies in i ton. heir several fields of activity. Or it may have been that Petain felt that latlons ended in his elimination, forjana- barn firas wtijch have he present, from the choice for su-j occurred in the county. succeeded n the Verdun command, according to wiled through the failure ;Q{ his ma- the Times report, is now associated ehins while he was making what was with the command-in-chief should the, to have proved his final trial flight Wlt-li i .fni- an air IlilOt S NO ENCOURAGEMENT THE ENEMY Lloyd-George, from the very begin hihg of the present war, has been a apostle of activity and aggressiyenes for'the war to him is a holy "war, war for democracy. If ever a ma fought for democracy throughout hi entire career, it' is LIoyS-George and now when he realizes that demo been a pacifist. He was -courageou enough to openly oppose Britain's pa ticipation in the Boer war. His di "paragement ,of the British cause i that time was so unpopular that h put his life in jeopardy by expoun ing' At Birmingham, fo one instance, his life was sought by riotous mob which the police wer unable to handle -and Lloyd-Georg was able to escape from their han only by disguising himself in a polic man's uniform. In later years he wa the object of physical violence on th part of the suffragettes, who hurie ably in Canada. Rev J R. Webb, of Peterboro, has been "called to the First Baptist church, Ottawa. N. P. Crocker, president of, tha Castle Blend Tea Company, shot him- self a his office at Montreal. Brantford Trades and Labor Coun- cil has endorsed the efforts of the women to obtain equal franchise. Fifty-two deserters left the Ontario Reformatory at Guelph, availing would rejoin the forces. Witock, of Artemesia town- ...11. ...o J Wm. WllOCK, Ul JlJIClucattt .M d correspondents at the European snip_ as the result of a. fractured apitalF published last week with leg ani paralytic stroke. He was m his S9th year. Lieut. Dan McLeod, well known in i tne nem, iu -j Hamilton sporting circles, who went ounger and more''active man. This j overseas with the -1th battery, has been killed. Field Marshal Oyama, commander JC. P. R. main line in tbe Selktrks has beeu Robt. Kerr. late passenger traffic manager of the C. P. R, died at To- onto. Rev. J. H. Light, formerly ronto, and at one time with the Cal- gary Herald, died at Marlow Vicar- ;e, Bucks, England. Inquiries under the cost of Hying regulations regarding potatoes are being" sent out by the Labor Bepart ment to about seven hundred mer- chants throughout Canada. Charles Vezina, gentleman crook, was sent to penitentiary "for seven Because a Detroit barber charged lini 3D cents for a haircut Micael Turass, 22 years old, of Windsor, uut ils foot through a glass door and was arrested. Twenty-two [farmers north and east of Simcoe, Orit, in the townships of Windliam and have de- cided to petition for an extension of Hydro power to their farms. William Simpson, dean of pawn- brokers in New York city, is dead at home in .Bronx, at the age of eighty. Jin Simpson, who was re- puted to be worth, several millions, came of a long- line of loan brokers. His father, William Simpson, estab. llshed in 1822 the business now car- ried on under the same name at No. 91 Park Row. With the Xnias and New Year's Greet- ing to old friends, enclose your Por- trait. it's tlic ideal re- membrance because it's the next best tiling to a visit. DRIECTOUY OF GRAIN BROKERS GRAINV bought outright or handled on Commission. RETURNS umdo same day as received. LL cheques for this district Aimued by our Loth- branch. IN direct to.uch with ISuro- poan buyers through our own export department. hetlor oquippea to glvu you service. Main-tilt Apfotntmai Barb Smith's Portrait Studio MS 8rt. ATfc S. Phdna 1471 Jotin W. brake, ex-mayor of .Wind for, OnU Is dead. uch prominence a report that Gen. offre will retire from active service the field, to be succeeded by jay be discredited by many people, at this war has furnished many sur- rises, The Times says Gen. Petain, TI i e rises. The Times says Gen. Petain, of_tna Miinchurian army of lie galfa_nt'coinmander of the fdrcesj japan during the Russo-Japanese war' efending "Verdun, was chosen oftre's successor, but declined be- 4use he was not to be granted the nthority he demanded. How much owsir he demanded is jJapan du is dead. Rev. G. R. Turk lias accepted an in- Citation to the Bellefair avenue church, and willbe succeed- not made ed JE Collier Methodist church, tear. It may have been the supreme; Barie, by Rev. Rl J. Fallis, of Eglin- years on a charge of conspiring to defraud a Montrealer out of-a gro- cery business valued at J2.000. Daniel .Conrad; Phillips, au" author, known to those 'interested in ethical and philosophical litefature, .is dead at Detroit, He was bora in Paris, Ont'. Hawaii..now has, a population of an increase of over 11910. The greatest increase was among, the Japanese, who added 326 to-their number. T Miss Ogilvie, lady Customs inspec- tor who -is on duty at: the'-: Sarnia ferry dock, is collecting1 large sums checking smuggling by OF CANADA A Valuable Feature ol a Joint Account .opened'Vi'tth. the Union Bank of Canada In the -names of two persons, Is that If one dies the family funds are not tied up just when they are likely to be most needed. Ths survivor can withdraw the money, without delay of formality. Think it open a joint Account LETHBR1DGE BRANCH A. F. S. TATUM, Manajsr GRASSY LAKE BRANCH H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager Two vacancies on the board of di- rectors of the Bank of Montreal were of money women. o gain the end he for j at the annual meeting. The -he should have not! new directors are Captain Herbert nly command of the armies m ,-Molsoi 'ot but'control over the resources im -be- 1 relieved Motor cars valued at nearly ten million dollars are stored In Detroit for lack of freight cars to ship them automobile factories sblja ina} iuuuc, uiiu 'comes vice-president of the bank. f the nation. --Perhaps, it-is suggest-] ._ d Petain may have insisted that all, Oxford county council decided to rniies and all resources should be' ask the provincial authorities to send IUUCO. s Vn firm. II liave to close down. The national associations of rap- id .tion picture maker" and exhibitors by the alliedja overrents. At any. rate, the negoJ York State in support of Sunday v .___ liava turd p.vllibltions proposed changes occur. Whatever may happen in France, as has already lappened in. Britain and Russia, is with the sole object in view of more for qualificatVn lor .'an '.air pilot's position. E. P. B. Johnston. K. C., who addressed "the .jeform club of prosecuting the war to a! Montreal recently, chiefly with refer- oarlv con i ence to the remark- and early con be mt to be a candidate in East Toronto against Hon. A. E. Kemp. It is understood that the university bill to be Introduced in the Manitoba legislature will transfer the control of the university from the present Germany doesn't' know the allies. If it did it wouldn't have written the kind of a peace note it did. That German peace nofe reads like, a boast. As long as Germany thinks as--it.-does-in-that note there can be! passes no peace. ture exhibitions An effort-of the American Federa tion of Labor to induce congress to grant wage and salary increases to all employees of the United States gov eminent, from president down, was planned at a meeting in Washington James Vincent, a fa-mer living five miles'northwest of Stonewall, Man, and his wife, v, ere taund deau in their home- by neighbors They had been murdered, and robbed of a consider able sum of monei, the proceeds of a recent-sale of wheat Mr and Mrs Vincent were each about "j years old and had been married two >eara Miss Clara Until of Denver Col., will be "assistant attorney general for the state of. Colorado after the inauguration of the newly electei a governing January next. She. wil if the bill have the distinction of being the firs iy way affect- woman officer of a legal departroen I ti nal influence but; of an executive branch of an Ameri will be practically a state university, i can state government council and vest board. The With Saskatchewan rid'of the liquor] stpresi all tlie western provinces will) be in'the prohibition class. And the change doesn't seem to hurt. Are'you fellnw? Tf not then you must transfer to the bad fellow class. You can avoid the transfer by remembering the Herald's Christmas Fund. Germany says in its peace note that It was forced into the war. In addi- tion to being a murderer of innocent people, Germany is a plain, ordinary of Munchausen. Foremost'sy nre stricken merchants are optimist's.' Wlia't was a blow one day is a stimulus to continued .con- fidence In the town. That, kind men. will; succeed. They can't be downed. Nicolaas Vlok. a Dutch farmer, Is at Richmond Park hospital, England, with two bullets in his'lungs. One received when lighting for the jja.> UL uic MUI ic Boers st Colenso, tlie second in the missiles at him on occasions, recent fighting on the Somme, where who, in February, 1913, destroyed! he wofi the p. C. M. What more elo- !iis own country house with dynamite. tribute to British rule could be This .s the man who today Is leading! ofered' An opponent of the British the firces ot Britain iu war upon this'man finds after living under Teutons, because he believes, as we it for a few years that it is now The Picture to see is tlie oneyou'llsee in the mirror when you try on your New Suit or Overcoat. There's a lot more to Creighton's Clothes than their looks, there's the way they (eel and the way they wear- We can't show these qualities in in print. Creighton Bros. Tailors to Men titAkid Calgary Branch, 126 Eight Home for SPLENDID ROUTES j> V. UNITED CANADA STATES LOW FARES ASK THE AGENT FOR SPECIAL LITERATURE- 1 H. Tt.rfllallll, E H T DA. Dii Pan. til, ftiM Aaon Jiw, 1111 I iSaictyfrCgiirflpfr I "tn N James .Richardson and Sens, Limited 201 Sherlock Bids. Phone 777 Eat.bllBhed 1S57 W. J. Lloyd, Mflr. Rei. Phone 38B M.M. OUrKi Ao'Qt; Phone 1613 Winter Low Round Trip Fares TICKETS ON SA'LE DAILY, DECEMBEfl lit TU TO TORONTO, HAMILTON, LONDON, WINDSOR, OTTAWA, KINGSTON, MONTREAL, QUEBEb, ST. JOHN, HALIFAX AND All Points in Eastern Canada Final Return Limit THREE MONTHS from cfate of To Atlantic Seaports in connection with OMan tickets via all Steamship Lineq to the OLD COUNTRY Final Return Umlt FIVE from of luue. Also to St. Paul, Minneapolis, C.d.r Chicago, Council Blufft, De. Mollies, DubuW, City other United Points Final Return Limit THREE of To and New Westminster Tickets on Sile Deoembtr January 8th to 13th and Fefiruiry fth to 10th, 1917. Final Return Limit April 191T- For full Information apply W any Pacific Ticket Ajent, or write, R. DAWSON, Dittrlet Agent, Calgiry. STRONG P8WLER G RAIN" aiuj Commitsiori Our entire orfanlutlon il at your lorvioe lud'wlth pur exper- ience wo cafl lately guirantee to get you tie beit prices tor your grain >t any time and lor lay grade or kind b( grais. Phone M 1922 Calgary Fer Offloe 18M Uthbrldge Quota-. Hta, 1811 Lathbrldgi) Sn Our AginU who In A J. A. CUMMINS 5RIBEBG GP1 CD, LETHBRIPGE, ;ALTA.; "ALWAYS Yon may make money by let- ting us bid on' your next oar of wheat, barley -or flax, IT COSTS YOU Our Winnipeg and Lethbrldge oflices represent. "TRY 5 J. H. Local Manager Office Phono 1580 Reildenoe 572 QFFICE PHOpIg 131S- PHP.NE SMiTH-MUEPP CO. GRAIN HEAD OFFICE. WINNIPEG Write or phons ft olfr expenss if you hava grifn fp, fiandlj We can yqu the hart' price the mprget and give vou prompt returns. N. T. MACLEOP, -1GER LETHBRIDQE Office GRACE PHONE CO.D. ORDERS, 1809 DOWSLEY LAMP OONT v THE iWAR VETERAN WHEN YOU HAVE A JOB TO OFFIIR EDMONTON. hOR Beturnei) Bureau, i ALBERTA. J. R. 6LIVER, Seerot'fy The men who have fought, and are fighting oui bktles, deserve consider, ation to a superlative at the hands of those who did not go to the front. A debt Is dnf. then) money cannot pwrhut can met In part by a due UPPieojitioij anC proper attitude WWM4.S them tor their gallantry and Find out what Jqbl vtcant ill your community, r a ,ride for empjoyart to tip first jhance to a jiofijler. IBncour- age the men to get .wor Loafing is fqr 'h.fm, }t is for any of us. If yolj M the -returned' Ihow. It may take a time Jor them to get TVith In their bearings. them, and encourrte t suffered so much, for position to ndvlse the flurried sold- _ ._ -i Oj if ler whore to go In ct you see one in o help him out, of go he can get proper men who [ovjty. try to "ilm where Hely Uu ;