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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^ MONDAY. DECEMgER 16.1018 BeJUQ'IANs: WANT '.. C .  |J4. I . BACK LUXEMiURG * 15 But Curlers StOl Waiting For Ice-Fine S|ieet at HenderA son Lake LL CITY HAVE TEAM? Edmonton Champions Intact for Season and Expect To Clean Up Great skatinfl is waiting at Henderson Lake for those who talte the trouble to go out.  And many toolc the trouble on Sunday afternoon. Large sheets of glare ice frozen Thursday and Fridsur gave the athletically 'inclined all the opportunity they wanted for ^ little exercise. At the same time tha golfers ' were having a round or so on the links alongside the lake, so that the unique spectacle was presented of a summer and a winter sport flourishing at the same time In the same park on Dpeember'15th. \l^here else but; in^ Lethftridge,, ; Sunny Southern Alberta, libuld one see such a sight In the middle of December? Though there i^s good Ice on the laky proxy. Lieut. Hltchlns, who spoke supporting the petition, pointed out that in Australia, each blinded soldier liad been given free permanent transppf-tation over government railways. > Bir RQbert Borden made a sympathetic reply and promised to give the petition careful consideration of the requests. It is estimated that there are only about 80 cases of total blindness in-the Canadian army.-Sir Arthur Peterson, head of St. Dunstans, goes'to Ottawa next week, MANY WERE EXECUTED LONDON) Dec- 15.-Dr. Sidonio Paes, president of I Portugal, was shot and killed, -by an assassin phortly bo-fore midnight Saturday while he was in a ra/lway station at Lisbon, waiting (or a traija to Oporto. Advices from Lisbon state that the assassin usbd. three bullets. The president's asstfilant, named Jestne,' was killed by; the crow.d. President Pfles "died wlfhin' a few minutes after h'e was shot. Tomaghini Bazboza, minister of the Interior^ has- assumed the presidency. OPPOSES USE MACHINE 1GUNS MUNICH,Dec. 13.-Premier Eisner, at a meeting today ot Independent SocialIet� to diseuss the coming elections, decla)-ed that he disapproved of the use of, machine guns and hand grenades In puttldg- down political opposition. ,, " '    BRUflBBliS, pe^-�.-.The 'BelgUn restoration of tlt6 Duchy ot ^ Luxemburg to Belgium. SERIOUS STRIKE LONDON, - Dec. 15.-r-The strike in Berlin has reached serlouJi proportions, according to a-dlspfttch received here from Amsterdam. Only two newspapers are being published, and these ai small leaflets. It is stated that 350,000 workmen ar� out. �  - WQ^EN DEMONSTRATE , AGAINST CROWrJ PRINCE .\MSTERDAM, Dec. IB.-^A crowd of women from Amsterdam recently wfint to the Island of Wierengen and made ii hostile demonstration against tlie former German orowii jrince, who is interned there, according to a re-. port published by the Telegraaf. PARIS, Dec. 14-President WUaon addressed a Socialist delegation which sul)iii&i'in6s, tbc ^swYork *^&clit club caHed on him today. The president custodian of the America's cup, sent.g^j^. - > a wireless dispatch to Sir Thomas'" Lipton off the Azores Islands giving Auto Repair Work HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY STORAGE ACCESSORIES Central Garage PHONE 1023 Old Roller Hlnk, cor. 3rd St. & 4th Avenue 8., Lethbrldge W. H. OOWLING W. S. COOK EilDf UITDIII si We repair Batteries properly^ at a reasonable price. TRY US tethbridge Motors Ltd. IF YOU ARE LOOKING for Economical and Real Honest Service at X Moderate Cost YOU ARE MAK^G NO MISTAKE . By Having Your Repairing and Overhauling Done at the Palace Garage, 2hd Ave. S., STODDART & RAVEN -AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS him permission to have his yacht, the j famous Erin, tow the Shanu'ock to New York. . This America's cup was a ^trophy pntjUp by Queen Victoria in 1851 for an international yacht .race. It was won .bif' the schooner lyacht America which at last accounts was .lying in Boston. Gentlemen: I received with great , interest the address which you have i Just/read to me. The war through PLESTINA DEFEATS CUTLER. Oldtlmer is Easy Meat tor "Trust Buster." . Charlie Cutler, the gigantic wrestling person, who was all through' five years-ago but refused to'admit it, -was decisively beaten in:. San' Francisco Friday night,by Marin Plestlna. Cutler was iat'and slow, as cold molasses, and' lost two straight f^lls to the "trust buster;" The first fell happened after-an hour and-11 mln-ut^i. a reyerse.lieadlock and annJiold turning th^ trick. Cutler clalnied to. have injured an arm! but came back after 10 minutes' rest,, to be throVn in 24 -nlinutss and 23 seconds with a headlock.  : " Cutler had a big advantage in weight, bun he could not get away with any of  the old familiar tricks. Plestina loomed up like a smart wrestler who Is liable to give any of them,a hard fight. The stories about bad feeling be tweon the men and the likelihood of which we .have just passed has illus. trated in a way whicli never can he forgotten the eactraordlnary wrongs which can be perpetrated by arbitrary and irrMponsible power. " "It is not possible ;:to secure ^the happiness and prosperity of the world to establish an enduring peace, unless the repetition of such-wrongs are rendered' impossible. 'This has been indeed a hopeless war. It has been waged , against ,'absolutium and mtlitraism and these enemies of liberty must, from this''' time forth be'shut out from the possibility of working their cruel will upon mankind. - "In my � judgment it is not sufficient to establish-this principle. It is necessary that it' sppportsrt by a corporation of the nations which shall be based upon fixed and definite covenants iind wblbh 'shall be made certain of effective action through.the instrumentality of a league of nations. I believe thisite be the conviction ot all thoughtful and liberal men. "I am confident that this is "^e thought of those who'lead your own great nation and.I ain looking forward with peculiar pleasure to co-operating with them in securing gu�\rantees of a living peace of ju�tice and right dealipg which shall justify the sacrifices of thl.s war-and cause men to look back upon those sacrifices aa the AMSTERDAM,^ Do(?..i,l5.-The supreme military tribunal at,Vienna has announced that 11,400 persons were sentenced to,deat^.by ^UBtria by tti'e war and executed, accordiijg toa Ber-lindispatch. J '-'j-:'' K' Y. Ellis, 'of P. W.'Blfls ,& Co.t manutaotnrlng 'Jewellers, Tdronto, is dead. He-was a mrector ot ttian'y important;-bodies. ^ .' a fair crowd to the show, but those who came to see the rough stuff were disappointed, as the "rasslers" went, about their business of getting a strangle hold on what the fans left at the box office. BIG MONEY FOR HORSE PILOT. NEW MANAGEMENT I have acquired all other interest, apart Irom that preViouBly ,pwned by mys?lf, in the business known as the BlJou-Motor Parlors, ~Lt^., and a� now glT.Ing. the. business my p.era.onaHj,ttentl(?n. . - ; The ipame has been changed to the Bijou Motors, a new repair Bjiop lias been installed, alterations made to the building and every f^iUty^t-oyided for'to enpufe'better service. Your business -will bo �ven (Meful alid con^plete aaUsfactory attentl^^ BIJOU MOTORS IJn'defPeri'onal Management of Owner, H. E. Renkenberger. JbiKey Schuttlnger Paid As.Well As War Proflteera, Andy Schuttinger .has" earned more money-per second than most Of the profiteers in war stocks and food. When: hd made his great ride on Eternal against Billy Kelly he was reimbursed to ^l^e extent orf $1000. .This .meant |14 a second. He did better than this, though, when at Saratoga he ran the same horse home as a. winner in the Hopeful stakes. James W. Clelland fattened his bank roll then to the extent of $3000' This meant something more than $40 for each second that,he was astride. Eternal, and-this is the biggest fee that has been paid a jockey intbe ias.fflye years. It recalls the:daya of Tod Sloan and Walter Miller, when railing was at its �height, and it goes to .show that the jturt game is'far from-bejng defunct. ADVOCATE GOVT. OWNERSHIP WASHINGTON, Deb, 14.-Government ownership of telephone and telegraph lines was advocated today in a speech in the house by Chairman Moon of the post office commitj;ee who introduced . .the adtnlnistratlon measure contemplating government purchase of th? utilities. emancipation." GEN. SMOIS LEAVES IE IR CABINET LONDON, Dec. IG-Lieut.-Gen. Jan Christian Smuts-has resigned as a member ot the war cabinet ,on the ground that the end of the war has terminated the need of his services, according to the Express; , Jan Christian Smuts was born in 1870 and haa long Tbfeen a figure in the political life of South Africa. He became a practicing attorney at Capetown in 189G, and during the Boer war was In command of the republican forces in Cape , vHadlators jput, through dlfferv ent processes of scraping, rinsing and b(^ilihg before repairing. Shop at tho rear ot Dallas Hotel on Main Street. Lethbridge Radiator . Repair Station Phone 309 P. O. Box 978 SERVICE STATION Attention/Motoifists Your battery needs very careful attention'during the- cold weather. Call Our Service , Department ' and we yviU send for your bat tery and store Baffle during the winter at reasonable rateij at our up-to-date Battery Station. 311 7th Street 8. . Phone 616 VULCANIZING RETREADING , We have a bargain to offer in ,4 3ZK3'/i K. & S. Tire*. ; FOR MiONCJAY R. D. RITCHIE eOS 13thSL 8.' OppVcinaon Mills HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR7 The Hudson's Bliy Co. is giving away a flOO.OO Victory Bond for the nearest, estimate. SHAVING PLEASURE "Mac" told me a few days aga that since be bought his AntoStrop his regular morning shave bad become'one of his real pleasures. It's eaay to appreciate Ihls if you BBS an AuloSirop Safety Raior- the only razor th&t sharpens its own bliuica; tbcrcfore. tha only one that U flwaf^ia perfec^: afaaving condition. - Talca-advantai$ci-of our 30 days' trial and ol}taIn tin AutoStrop frotn your dealer. Try it under afl conditi^tis and if not entirely satis-^ fasfflry teti)m it for refund-there'j-ifootlieroblieailoh.' AdtoSt^pp Saifety Razor Co. n-HDiksM. Tsnats.Ost. Eylands & Coi are giving ttway a i'ur Coat worth aiCO.OO Free for since that p.erioT ha;? been dlstin^j ir�tk every sale of tl-PO or oyer. * gulshed in many-i ways.- .-'..( HOW MANY YARDS OF, SILKINE ARE IN OUR' SHOW WINDOW? ' You Can Get English Christmas Numbers and All States Magazines and Papers BUY YOUR Xmas Cigars and Fancy Boxes of Chocolates =AT THE= Alexandra Cigar arid Neys Stand ALEXANDRA HOTEL-BERT W. MOOR. Manager SPEND CHRISTMAS BACK HOME Imperial Limited to Montreal $118.45 IN Eastern Canada Double bally Train Service Corresponding Fares to Other Eastern Points Trans-Canada 'j to Toronto $103.20 ^ Double Dally Train Service Safe, Comfortable Travel on the World's Greatest Highway Compartment Observation Cara, Standard-and Tourist Sleeper*. Excellent DInlnB Car Service. - - Tickets sold during December are good for 60 days. Extension w|ll> be granted by'a payment of 95.00 for each extra fifteen days,' . ' FOR FUf^THER INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: v J.GPRDON; TICKET AGE'NTi PiiONE 312 J.E. PROCTOR, DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT^ CALGARY, j STOCKTAKING SALE AUTOMOBILE TIRES Eleven Thousand Dollars Worth. We will sell at a spiecial discount up to December 31st, ncKt. . AU "tires this seaoon's stock. Must make room for springy anjj)--^ ment. All-the' standard makes and sizes Including ,our ispeclal; Diamond Squeegde. This is your opportunity, Display at our sbow, room. ' , BAALIM MOTOR Co. BACK OF UNION BANK LEAVE YOUR OLD TIPBS AND TUBES IN OUR REp CROSS BOX 7 ;