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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1C, 1915 THE LEl'tf BRIDGE HERALU PAGE FIVE Vigorous'Action To Collect Taxes at 7 Magrath the semi- mjmthly meeting'of the-town council belli last night, the resignation of O, Urseubach, town auditui1, rend and accepted. J. E, Karl of the local school stafi' was appointed to nU-'-tlic vacancy. 'The over-vexing, question of taxes n'oxf camo up for discussion. It was ijibln'ted out by Secretary .Hodges that only about 50 per cent, of the tajc monies had been paid in during the current year." Asked how the town stood with the hank, Mr. Hodft- es..replied that it would he unable, to meot its obligations in full by the end of. the year unless there was an exceptionally brisk payment of mou- during the next two weeks. The advisability of distressing was then discussed-with the result that a mo- tion was passed that the town under- take a vigorous distressing campaign on and after Dec. 27th. askeil about the financial sta- tes, of tiie school board, Secretary Hodges replied that the board was in much bettur, shape than the town alid thought that possibly the latter j niight borrow enough from this spijrce to tide over the financial cris- JK.vIt was then moved by Councilman W. H. Hindley that members for the town meet with thp, hoard at their, special session on the 21-st .inst. to see if some satisfactory arrangement might; be made. The motion was sec- onded and carried. The sale of properties that had re-j to the town was reported up- a rather slow source, -oft revenue. I Threshing Not Finished The last fall of snow has ..again in- terrupted threshing operations and from the present outlook it would appear that about 10 per .cent, of the RrbpSf'Tn this district will, remain .uii- thrcshed until spring. Very little.ship- j being done from this..point on of, the great scarcity of cars arid" so lull are the three elevators Ihat to dispose of a single tank of, grain is accounted somewhat of a fa- vor. I'KOM FUOKT PAGE) Tho of Traclo lias been tho loader 6[ this movement. U might wiiil be ''ailed a Fanner's Hoard or Trade for it la continually altcimit- jjis [0 of the problems of the farmers. Lot us enuraerato: The Lethbrldge Livestock Guaran- collection of business men providing their credit to enable fann- ers in the district to secure live stock. What other city In Alberta, lias under- taken s.ueh a movement? Well water supply, for the In this instance the Dominion govern- ment was interested by the Hoard or Trado to survey the country in. order to ascertain the water supply so that it would not be so difficult for the farmers to secure Railway again the fanners have been aided. The Letli- bridw-Weyburn line was extended this year as a result largely of the efforts IJdard of Trade. As a result farmers who formerly had to to he one of tlleir best haul their grain very many miles now friends. It is to be hoped that he have shipping points very close to to become vice-president their farms. The board is now agi- j again. In order to ensure his contin- tating for the extension of the Ret-1 uance in office tho fanners from the law line to Kipp ;in order to supply south should have a big delegation at another large farming district with the Calgary convention. In addition convenient transportation facilities. to using all tlleir efforts to have Mr. Extension of pro- generally knows of the agitation for tho supply of irrigation in this section.. As a result of the campaign of.' the board arrangements have now been made Cor the establishment of irrigation districts whereby it will be possible for irrigation to be secured it'-the farmers -want it. .Strong Official Mr. S. S. Dunham, the vice-presi- dent of the U. F. A. from Southern Al- berta, has been a. strength to tho or- ng i Dunham in the again they should make it a point to secure the 1917 convention for this city. The southern fanners will benefit and so the U. P. A. as an organization. Boost 'for Lethbridge. (C'ONTINUKI) 41 years of age, and has a wife ami family in Calgary. He claims to he a Dutchman, and a Cana- dian. lie poses as a martyr at the hands of the Canadian authorities, who, he says, wrongly .suppose him to hi: a German spy. He believes the .forgery ciiargn, which arose over a partnership (leal in Calgary, is mt'iT- Jy a means of getting him" into pris- oti. I Tells His Story Von Koolliergen repeats the story contained in his affidavit, that he was employed by liaron Vcm Hrinkcn to blow up all the bridges over the C. II. system, but re-iterates the talc that he played the part of double traitor, and all Hie time he was tak- ing instructions from Von Brinken, he" was keeping the C.I'.H. officials in- formed as to their plots add laying traps to lead them on. Von Brinken, he says, he first mei in a cafe at 'Krisco, where the Huron was posing as a wealthy Dutchman. He enlisted the sympathies of Von Brinken in a venture to develop valuable chemical deposits in British Columbia, and secured money to finance the scheme. However, sonic investigations in B. C. Von Ivooihcrgen found the venture not feasible, anil returned to Krisco. It was then that Von Hrin- ken exposed, his real identity as aj German agent, and asked Von Kool- hergen to do some work for the Ger- mans in Canada. Von Koolbcrgen says lie agreed to the scheme, but merely to get next to their plans. Wanted to Buy Passport "ONE SPOONFUL ENOUGH" SAYS DRUGGIST J. D. Higinbotlmin Co. slates that the siirple mixture of buckthorn bark Sanitation. A particularly able man, glycerine, etc., known as Adler-i-ka, devoted improvement of agri-1 "causing great surprise because just cultural conditions, he is a valuable ONE SPOONFUL relieves constipa- official and it is. to ue hoped he con- (.jont sour or gassy stomach almost sents to again accept office. During IMMEDIATELY. It is so thorough 'Kevi H. Fulton Trwin of. -Wheatlcy, ,accepted a call to the. CHeiicoe "alethoUist church. the past year he has organized many new locals and visited most the existing branches. He did not con- sider his office a sinecure b.ut gave to it a great deal of attention and hard work. Mr. Dunham is a busy man as he has extensive farming interests to look after as well'as his law prac- tice. Lethbridge. values his services highly arid we'are'sure the farmers bowel cleanser that it is used sue- cessfully in appendicitis. Adler-i-ka acts on BOTH lower and upper bowel and the INSTANT effect is astonfsh- It never gripes and is perfectly safe to G. A. Fraser, reeve pt Thamesviile and warden of Kent will retire from I municipal life. I Von Hrinken at first wanted to pur- I chase his naturalization papers and j passports to Canada, but Yon Kool- j bergtn would not do this. Then they went to the German consulate iii 'Frisco, where plans oi the entire C. j P. H. system were laid out. Von Koolhergen went over the plans with Von Brinken and others, and the scheme was made whereby trestles and tunnels ever the entire system j were to he blown up. Von Koolbcrg- i en who claims to have worked for the C. P. It. for'three years, was thor-1 acquainted with the system, j Von Koolbergen was then given j ?5flO for travelling expenses and was j to have been paid larger sums completion of the work. Told C. P. R. Officials Von Koolhergen claims he then JBL THE LADIES1 STORE Phone 453 Acadia Bldg. Great Showing of Xmas Gift Things Most; Attractive and largest stocks we have shown in many seasons, and at lowest prices Gifts such as are featured here are easily chosen, useful and much more appreciated than useless trir.ksts that cost as much or more. EVERYTHING IS CONVENIENTLY DISPLAYED FOR QUICK AND SATISFACTORY CHOOSINP AND EACH TABLE PRE- SENTS SOME NEW SUGGESTION TOWARD THE EASY SOL- UTION OF YOUR GIFT PROBLEM. SHOP EARLY. JUST SEV- EN MORE DAYS. Furs and Garments MAKE EXCELLENT GIFTS And all Away Down in Price Ail the 'bargain items Teat tired in our ucl. in Tuesday evening's paper remain on sale rijjit up 'till just as lung as cjimntUiGS last. MAKE EFFORT TO SEE THE SHOWING FURS, A L L COATS, ALL SUITS AS WELL AS SPECIAL LINES OF KIM- ON A S, DRESSES, UNDER- SKIRTS, GOLFERS, INCLUDED AT BARGAIN PRICES, Handkerchiefs for gifts 5c to Silk Hose for sifts, to Linen Doylies for sifts 25c to Conlres with hand made lace to Sideboard Scarfs, hand made. to Fancy Collars for gifts 25c to Boudoir Caps for gifts 35c to Silk Shawls for sifts to Scarfs for gifts, to Hand Bags for gifts to Voile AVaisls for gifts to Silk and Crepe Waists to Guaranteed Gloves, best qual- ity, Dogskin Walking Gloves Wool Lined Mocha Gloves, Children's Wool Mitts 25c-45c. Children's Mocha Mitts, 65c. to Children's Bootees 20c to 75c. Children's Wool Caps 35c to 75c Infant's Long Dresses to Children's Short Dresses, 65c to S2.50. SCORES OF OTHER LINES THAT WE CAN'T MENTION HERE came to Vancouver and laid the Ger- man schemes bare to the C.P.R. of- ficials, who instructed him to con- tinue io 1 eep in touch with the Ger- man plotters. They also outlined a plan for the deception of the plotters, by inserting stories in Canadian pap- ers telling of the blowing up of the trestles. Von Koolbergen came to Calgary later on where he went into business, until the time a few ago, when he was-sent up on the charge of for- gery. He says lie took the name of Von JMontforil when working for the Do- minion Tobacco Co., as his other name was cumbersome. He says he also worked' under the name of Coles. Says He Spoiled Schemes Von Koolbergen claims the credit for preventing the carrying out 01 the huge plots to destroy the Hues of the C.IMt. He claims that the entire sys- tem would have suffered tremendous- ly ii hu had carried ;out the instruc- tions given him by the German- ag- ents in 'Frisco. He claims to know of the existence of big German schemes at the Paci- fic coast states to destroy American shipping and dynamite important places and He says -the plot- ting among Germans in the states is extensive, how extensive, is not yet'- realized. He says he is being wrongly treat- ed by the Canadian who should treat him as a friend for hav-, ing-exposed the German plots. He says if he was really a German spy his wife would not he living on char- ity today. He is readv and willing to give tes- timony against Von Brinken and Crawley, who is Von Krinken's tool. He says Crawley had all kinds o! schemes to demoralize commerce be- tween the states and the allies. He says he is against the Prussians is an admirer of the German peo- ple themselves. The Quinine That Does not affect the Head. Because of its tonic and ef- fect Laxative Bromo Quinine can ho taken 'by anyone without vausing nervousness or ringing in the head. There is only one "Bromo Quinine' E. W. GROVE'S signature is on the box. 2 fie; Bill-Books Purses Making a welcome gift that will saw! in the year From 35c to Dressing Cases, Bags and Rolls Make one of the most charming and useful presents." From to Manicure Sets 19 Which will please the. lady. From to Ladies7 Hand-Bag In the latest shapes, di- rect imported from the best makers. From to Collar Boxes In the most attractive styles; make a very sensible gift, From to POCKET PHOTO-HOLDER FOR THE SOLDIER From to Suitable Gifts for Soldiers COIN and BILL PURSES From 35c to................ rery soft tan each........ STEEL POCKET MIRRORS In leather case; each TOBACCO POUCHES; leather, ed, .alDiphitely air From, ?2.00 to.............. CARTRIDGE CIGAR LIGHTER Nickel price each PLAVlNe CARDS in leather case; from to MIDGET COAT HANGERS Jn leather case, from 30c to.. MILITARY BRUSHES; Etonj- From <2.60 to MILITARY BRUSHES; Ebony in canes; from to DRESS SPURS; solid nickel From ?2.M to.............. SWAGGER STICKS A RIDING CROPS; from 2Bo to DRESS MOCHA GLOVES Lined; per pair 75c rubber-Jim- CUTLERY There is a selection here second to none in quality, quantity and variety of prices. Pocket Knives (free case with every knife over from 20c to................. Razors, all makes. Safety and From Kazor Straps and Stropping- Machines for Safety Razors, from 7 on to............... Shaving Brushes from 25c SKATES and HOCKEY STICKS I Skates Put on Boots Free of Charge J FITTED CLTJB BAGS and SUITCASES SUIT CASES and CUfB BAGS HANDKERCHIEF CASES LADIES' SEWING SETS CARVER SETS TIE HOLDERS JEWEL BOXES MUSIC CASES TRAVELLING SLIPPERS WRITING CASES ROLLER SKATES BOXING GLOVES PUNCHING BAGS BASKET BALLS INDOOR BALLS RIFLES AND AMMUNITION If You Live Out of Town write us Careful Attention Given Mail Orders ALBERTA SADDLERY CO. LTD. 306 5th Street, S. SEE US WHEN AT THE GYMKHANA LETHBRIDGE ;