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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUH THE LETHBRIDGE BAttT HERALD TUESDAY, DECEMBER H 1915 alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY. Subscription Rates: Dally delivered, per yeur Daily, liy mail, per year Weekly, by mail, per "ALMOST THERE TELEPHONES: Easiness 1252 Editorial OUlce 1-i'1 W. A. Buchanan John Torranco Managing Director Business Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The retreat at the Allies into Greece has commenced. Their object Is to retire on Saloniki to await reinforce- ments, and their operations will not be interfered by the The Teutons huve announced their .intention ot uursuins the Allies across into Greece. The Greeks will not con- cern themee'ives in the situation act- ively, unless the Bulgarians also crass into Greek territory, in which case the Greeks will oppose them %'force of arms. Severe lighting has been going On cipso to tie Greek border, and both j sides have iust heavily. One report states that the Bulgar-) japs left SOOO dead on the field, while: another gives -the ness that a British foaUalion was entirely wiped out. On the other front minor engager iiants have taken place with varying success lor the silled forces. iLord Derbs-'s recruiting campaign In England closed Saturday night and its results are beyond expectations. 2t js unofficially announced that four mftlion men have voluntarily joined tha colors. NELSON HAD TO WAIT OVER TWO YEARS Admiral Bsatty, who won the North Sea battlfrcruiser said in a recent speech': "More than a year ago we started this war in the navj- .with a hoot of joy. We thought were going out to follow m the footsteps of the .heroes of one hun- dred years but what has been the result? We have barged "tout the North Sea, missing mines and dodging submarines, and our patrol our. harbors in- tact' sTo this "Fore and a writer on naval topics, replies "That at the out trefli of war Tuth France an 1S03, Nelson. Tvas appointed Commander Chief in tto Mediterranean, but he had: to wait nearly two and ,a half years, before coming to rea'i grips ylth the enemy at7sea. now, >it lay "with the .enemy to decide if and he "would leave" his; harbors and make a light o{ it" NELSON SPENCER'S FATAL MISTAKE NeSsori Spencer, -H.P.P., was either the victim-or-his friends or his en- emies "K Tifs mayoralty d'spiraticas in Medicine Hat If nis mends encour _ aged him to enter .the, fight, he may nefl pray to be relieved irom their advice in tne future If his enemies be has enemies in the Cufioei> rative ranks in his own him into tbe contest, they Siave got they -were annihilation, and it tvould not sur- prising- if ft -new Gonservative-candi datejor the House of Commons was ?r Earned in the -Medicine -Hat constitu- ency It -would appear that he had VIped out his political future b> con testing a mayoralty that-his opponents were aching for the chance to pnt him on the po' Ash Tieap BICKED UP IN FOR THE BUSY MAN THE RESULT OF fc'THE: MUNICIPAL ELECTION 5 Leading in all noils in the city feu tbjC first choice ballot, Arthur Reid, TfieUrlhs commissioner of Public utili- ties, nevertheless faaed to be re- flected. Not having fifty per cent, of the "-ballots: cast on the first count, jtlie Second choice had to be counted, "Manfred Freeman won out, his second majority being auffi- _cient to overcome Mr. Reid'fa first choice lead Leihbridge's new system of gtnern has proven satisfactory, but the ballot counting method is disappoint Ing to the candidate who had the lead on the first choice There will be people who wirt argue that first choice Ihould count, and again there will be many4 others who agree with the sec- qnd'cholce method. We will .leave the .Bltuatlorilat that. As we said on the following the the" candidkees' were r yorthy men. .Mr. Freeman Is an oid of He had a Jonj experience in operating an elec JrlcaL jjlant, hut in Its duties he lirill require 'to 'JUm'self flth the system 'ind (tne t railway' he 'nlll engage clt to get intimately in touch with all ths utilities can he depended upon. In the campaign he Intimated his policr and criticised certain faults of the electric light, waterworks and railway systems, and since he has been elected he will be expected to provide the remedies. All Mr. Free- man's interests are in Lethbrldge, and he can be depended upon to serve the city to the -best of his ability. The of our utilities is a responsible position and demands the closest attention to 'every detail in order that there should-be economi- cal and efficient., administration. "'The retiring commissioner, Arthur Reid, had the hardest road to travel of any of the candidates. He iiad been in office and-naturally; his ad- ministration was for the official is rare whb'can ad- minister sfrairs to the tatisfaction of everybody. Mistakes' had heeiumade and Mr. Reid was held responsible for these because he the resoon- {sible head of the department, borne i of the criticisms offered at the meet jings held during the campaign un- i doubtedly lost him but the majority given, aim on the nrst choice 'ballot proved that he had the con- fidence of the electors. Jlr. Reid has in the service of the city tor :many years.-, 1-He was ever faithful to his duties, a conscientious, hard-work- ing employee. Mr. McKeazie did not poll as heavy a vote as had been'anticipated, but throughout ;the -campaign, he impress- ed the electors with his knowledge j of electrical matters particularly! The contest aroused an interest in muni- cipal affairs, especially the public utilities department. Promises of re- form .in. administration have been jmade' and will look to j'the new commissioner-to carry these lout- The ratepayers desire careful and economical administration. While con- ditions are improving there war- rant for new expenditures. We must go ahead with' the possessions we have and do .ear utmost to make them profitable ventures. Tbe commission- ers followed an economical course during the and we are confident, .that they will not de- viate from the policy this year. PROVIDES FOR RETURNED MEN DEAF AND DUMB Toronto, Dec. Ontario gov eminent has formulated in. outline a plea for the training of returned sol- diers rendered deaf and dumb. A re- port has been presented .by Dr. A. H. deputy minister-of educa- tion, the institutions, at Brautford. ahtl Belleville. It is. prob- able that a vote will be asked from the -legislature to provide special classes in lip-reading at .Belleville j during ueU Summer, and m succeed ing years if necessary, There is greater difficulty in the matter of.the blind as there is not at present any wqlrshop .for the adult blind m the province This, I is ikelj to be As speedily :as possible arrange- ments will Ve made to deal, with the cases. The Washington stats prohibition 'law has keen .upheld; by the supreme 1 court. _" CONTENDS GAME LAWS .DO NOT TOUCH INDIANS Montreal, Dee. Hudson! Bay Co'mnauy has. initiated an action iii the superior court protesting against the game laws of Quebec be- ing applied to the Indians and main- taining .that the latter have an inher- ent right to hunt and kill beaver and other wild animals, and retain or dis- pose of the; furs, irrespective of any jgarae laws; of the in fact, If tlie Quebec game laws are in- tra- vires for :the public, in general, they are, In. respect to tbe Indians, ultra vires. The Indians and lands reserved for the Indians, it is con- tended, are, by the British North America Act pxclushely the jurisdiction .of: the Dominion parlia nient SNAKE'S DEATH TOLL During the jears end ng 1911, more than half's million hu- man beluga, were killed by snakes In India, Purely Personal As regards habits of living, thai, oi couise, puicly a personal matter with each of us. But some folks go on for years wondering'what causes their nervousness, heart flutter, biliousness, head- ache and various other ailments. A fietpienl, though often unsuspected cause, ii tea or coffee drinking This, because bo ill le.i and coif up contain a powerful habit-forming drug, caffeine, (from IVi to 3 grains to the average cup) which, Uken rey- ularhv finally drifts many into ill health. Think it over. Of course, it's your own affair. If you can go on drinking tea 01 cofiee and teel no evil effects, bless your heart, keep it there aie hundreds ol thousands who have quit tea and coffee and now use POSTUM -the pure food-drink. They know from the better health that follows, that freedom fiom tbe drug, cafleme, in tea and coffee makes life brighter and happier. _ Postum is made of wheat and a bit of wholesome a rich, snappy flavour and some genuine nourishment. It contains no caffeine or olher harmful element. Postum comes in two forms. 'The original Postnm Cereal lequucs boiling, Instant Postum is soluble. A level teaspoonful in a cup ol boiling wler makes u delicious Cost per cup is about Hie same for both kinds. Personally "a change lo Poslum is a little thing lo do. The benefit is great. "There's a Reason" MADE IN CANADA Sold by Grocers Canadian Postum Cereal Co., Ltd. Windsor, Ont. Lord Ellenborcugh died in England. Tlie Camrose constituency will raise for the Patriotic Fund. The "Norman block at Picton, put., was ties trove (I by fire. .Hamilton commercial travellers raised ior the Patriotic Fund.' Peterboro city council voted 000 to the Patriotic Fund. James C. Kulehcr, a locnier alder- man, is dead at Jolm Norris has been appointed town treasurer for Orangcvillc. Rev. F. B. after 27 years as pastor of K'nox church, Winnipeg, is "retiring. George Douglas, postmaster, justice of the peace and merchant at Man ilia, Ont., is dead. Philip Focock, London, Ont., is mentioned as a possible appointment as senator. Mason Riscti Pianos FROM FACTORY TO HOME Twenty Branch Stows HEAD OFFICE AND FACTORIES, TORONTO A Canadian made Christmas Present for the Canadian Home The flenry Herbert Player-Piano In a New Design of Gate made qur firm, and sold to you 'for the LOWEST price at which a good uhiyer-piano CAN ba sold., 'Despite Its moderate price, It has a tone exquisitely mechanism is a perfect masterpiece and will elicit your tnstaut admiration, Tt is-a perfect geui of a player- piano, not approached in value v oilier Instrument in the market at this price. Come and see this Player- piano TODAY.- Wo will deliver any time you may direct be- tween new and Christmas. MAJ5ON RISCH LIMITED BALMORAL BLK.; NEXT WRIGHT'S JEWELRY STORE BOYS Haven, Coun., Dec. actors will -be ft'ilowed to play female only' during, a single -dramatic season, according -to n faculty ruling just issued. The faculty bellevo that constant tralnins in female parts tends to make tlie undergraduates effeminate, and, although1 they "ure wilting .to permit '.the impersonation for a single season, will not tolerate It for more than a single season. In addition to a month to ihe Patriotic Fund, Hon Jas mmr, Victoria, H C is tuning a month to the Red Cross Raymond Chapman and Miss Mary Salo of Copper were drowned while skating on Lake Lady Macdou- ald. London Citv Council last night de- cided to ask the Legislature to en- franchise the married ---the. province. Alex, and Jas Kalluin, tile workmen, have been left each by a brother, died last summer in the United States. i W. A. ilittiebcrter, for 47 years city treasurer .ior -St. Catharines, will become .consulting treasurer, with A. S, Watt m charge of the of- fice. There is an agitation among .Ham- ilton officials to have the council deal with an old calls on the Dominion Transmission Co j to .pay a dollar a pole annually .After he had informed the magis- trate .that he had not taken1 a drink for ,.of 49 years, Robert Dunn, of Regina, nevertheless went in his pocket for a fine. Wm. J.-.Armstrong;, of New Westminster, former M.P.P. and once minister of agriculture and col- onization in a H. C. government and latui. iJieuf! of the judicial district, is, Two soldiers, Pte J. Janncson Alilne and Pte A Bonnar, have-been reeommendpd .for the -Dis- tinsuishtd Conduct Aledal for a sig- nal- act of gallantry on the field of. battle. Lieiit IT C FranUin, mentioned i in the casualtj list as drowrcil' at Kolkcstonc, Eng a member or .the firm of S. CunarU, and.corn- at Halifax, X S lie a wife and an infant Dr. John C. Ferguson of Boston is in Believiile bidding farewell to his Rev. John Ferguson, before he takes his departure for China to fill the highb important duti of counsellor to the Chinese. Dcpartnient oi State. A minstrel troupe, composed oi memtera of the .list Battalion, being recruited in St. Thomas, hoftan a three, weeks' tour of all the villages and touns m P-Igm and Kent coun ties for the purpose of stimulating i recruiting 'Thsro. was n disorderly scene in Ottawa Citv Council when after Aid; moxed for an cnquir> into the nurtlifl'e of water meters. Aid Rrethbur, chairman of the committee i mail? the purchases, said he ''ought to be lumg Justice Maslenr presiding; at the Assixcs at Cobourg, mentioned the coinciOunce that he presid- ing for the first time at Co- hpirg, where years ago he had as a student entered a court of justice' for the firbt time to listen to a wml. was caused by a fire m the tiuee storey building -at Clifford street, Toronto, occu- pied bt II P. Hitchie A- Co manu- facturers of laces, Hugh Specialty company manufacturers of cry and Young Brothers, manufac- turer oi fancy limps, etc. A warrant was-sworn fmt by Qeo. Mair, manager of the Dank at Windsor, fdr Michael S. for- .'mer teller of fie lirancli, ivlitf left in the latter part of November .and .is allesPil to have absconded with.about Joins N. S. Regiment The Carmunsay Sim has boon in- formed that Mr. Cecil Schurman, for- merly 'of Carmahgay. has joined a Nova Scotia regiment and is now in training ;at Halifax. COBALT METAL FOR FIVE CENT COINS NEW SUGGESTION Toronto, Dec. make, five- cent coins or Cobalt .metal intermed- iate in size between the 10-cent and 25-cont piece, is a.suggestion made-by T.-.W. Gibson, deputy minister o? mines, in the annual report bureau of mines for M15. He points out that such a coin would bo easily> distin- guished from all other coins. It would be attractive in character, purn Cobalt being similar In appearance- to nure nickel, but'Somewhat more I silvery, tarnishing slowly, if at all. Being hard, it would be difficult I to counterfeit. Building Lots DECEMBER, 18th, 1915 AT 11 One Hundred and Fifty Building Lots in the original townille of CanjitoOiiviH "old At the Cardtton Mercantile Building In the Town of Cardston. A Small reserve of J10.00 will be placed on each lot The property is high and dry and no swamps or Bide hills will be put up for sale Some of the property is 2% Iblocks and some blocks from the :new school house and temple All the prop- erty is close to the Gravity Water Mam and Telephone and Elec trie Light connections can be obtained Titles be delivered as loon a< lots are paid for. Terms: Half Cath, balance 3 months, 8 per cent Interest FOR FURTHER INFORMATION APPLY E. N. BARKER, OARDSTON OR A. M. HEPPLER, AUCTIONEER THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. CVO LL D D C L.. Pceildenl IOHN A1RD, General Manaucr H. V. r. JONUS, M.n.iw V, C. URO WN, Superintendent of Central Wotcra Bnncnu CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, MJJ? Salberg Grain Co. _________MEMBERS WINNIPEG GRAIN EXCHANGE_________ Lithbrldgi Floor, Hull Block. PHONE 1313 ,313 Have You a Car on qur Prices Smith, Murphy Co. OUR iUSINESS IS CHANGING "GAIN" 7th South, in iuildlng (around Flow.) W K. PORTER, Manager Brined. HKAD OFFICE: WINNIPEQ Rtfiranca, lank of Novi Scotia. ;