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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PACK rsrniBnroGE DASLY MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1917 proclamation Issued saying that the Turk? would iioM out to Hie last. The new forces woxo veiy truculent and it is even said some of the sacreU "Her Money Trou- j get more vex ICOSTIXUED FltOM'j'ilOXT PAUE) Turkish estimates there In Palestine rc-lrl.v I'S.lOu Aral's and Jens who deserted Ihe army lo evade ivere mined. "Later Gen. Voii Kilkenhayn arrived ani look control of defence measures. The day prior to our entry workmen were still engaged (ri fitting bis head- quarters with eleciric Ughis. "The> population of Jerusalem is heart ami soul wlth'us and there car.-, not the slightest doubt ut tne aui-1 knows Shrcddca Wheat, its of the aud Arabs Accord- atious as the cost of foods climbs skyward. Meat, eggs and vegetables are almost beyond the family purse. Happy is the housewife who military service, but it Js ssid that the iTuifci have avoided sonority as .-era beginning to realise Ihe mis- of their policy." bnod or killed. Arsons vrcr Ueculed. Among tho'e '.he Mu: 4l of Gaza, belonging lo a dtstmsuis! Arab family, whu afler an to escape was' captured Lmd hiinsed kith his son outside the Jatfi'gauv All ased subjects were seel away, 1m; ihe American colony ot about o04 was fcot molested. It diil noMe- in rellevlag distress, aided by funJs from America. "When the United Slates I'roXe -.-if relations with Turkey the.-e funds discontinued. Nevertheless the members of the colony persisted in the j gwri work te the best c.f their ability, j ?fratches End between January and .March of i l.cuao.i. nee. r It was also intended to deport j "The (OE o' Kar has settled down remainder but the British arrival over all says the iet- itiefeated Ihe Intention. 5 rosrail ot the Tost, "al- n "Early in November. Enver Pasha.: though very little actual warfare Ins Turkish minister of war, came to 'Jerusalem and returned to Constantly developed." Sueh news as can be obtained pplo where he recommended that the romes casually, fill regular means ol -'town be evacuated. Three days later.! communication having been dlsurgan- a change was made and roiu- lied, but according lo intelligence ilorcenents were hurried down. A (Thousands Owe Health And medicine made from fruit juices hsa relieved more clsesof Stomach, JJImd, Kilr.fy and Stia TrvtMa Man tny other tnrdicir.c. In severe casea Luaibacjo, "4 Piia in the Back, Impure lllood, Neu- ralgia, Chixinic Headaches, Chrouia Constipation and Indigestion, "Fniit- has given unusually erTective results. Hy its cleansing, 'healing powers oa the eliminating organs, tones up and invigor- the system. SOc. sboi, G for trial 2oc. At Bl I dealers or sent postpaid by Fruj a-tives UmitftX OllaTz. low cost and its high food value. A better balanced ration than meat or eggs and costs much less. Two Shred- ded Wheat Biscuits with milk or cream make a com- plete, perfect meal, supply- ing all the nutriment needed for a half day's work at a cost of a few cents. Delicious for any meal with milk or cream, or with fresh or stew- ed fruits. Made in Canada, Toronto Man Thai IV.ief (trowing That Something Was Wrong FXOM KKC1NT I'iOS) GRIEF Can he test by a mon- iiinent of; filling design a Ed let- tering. We make monumenls fitted'both to Ihe size of jour plot and the length ol: your puree. Its for you to aar what kind 'of memorial you prefer. Leth bridge Mono mental and Cut Stone Works R. 8th Street S, from differeui parts of the country, conditions are entirely those of war. Tho people of PetrogratJ are to bo more interested in the attitude of the Bolshevik! toward the constituent as- sembly than iu the Russo-German negotiations or civil war in the south iThe Bolshevikl are still represented being determined to prevent tho I constituent assembly from taking on any complexion 'escept a reflection o: their own views; but there apparent ly is a sharp disagreement among the leaders as to the methods, and angry dipcasslons are reported lo have oc- curred. All advices agree'that force is the [only law in Russia today, and the strongest force for the moment Is wielded Uy' the who under the guidance-of Lenine and Trot iky are said to have established a despotic regime against which many of the Bolsheviki are murmuring. According to the Post's correspon- dent, virtually every newspaper ia Russia has been suppressed except those favorable or controlled by the Bolsheviki. The banfes continue to be closed. The railway men's union, hitherto more or less neutral, is now being brought under Bolshevik! In- fluence. the other band siens o! good discipline are not the dis- patch to the Post continues. "Sold- by tens of thousands I from "the'--warzones no longer retain their arms'as they-did ;with such dis- astrous results under the Kerensky regime- Even the Fetrograti garrison lias become amenable to moderate dis- cipline. The strong hanrl is felt ev- Ierywhefe murmurs of indignation are heard at manner in vhlch the stress bind is in fact, the general condition ol public opinion under the Romanoff regime." The same correspondent points to supposed indications of the intentions to restore the monarchy. Lenine, he says, "is. an Invisible mystery. Inac- cessible and closely guarded" having given up speeches and now shunning Trol'zky, on the other'hand; speaks frequently and Is very accessible. It is noted that although the German and Austrian governments announced the resumption bf armistice'negotiat- ions on Thursday and their adjourn- ment until Friday, tho Russian'com- missaries Issued no report regarding these developments noting in their statements that they would take the world into their, confidence as tq the progress of "the happenings at Hrest- hospital ic Toronto, Major Gen. Mew- burn is in nimHtou. Hen. T. W. Cro- thcrs will got the results In his home town of St. Thomas. Sir Thomas White at Brockville, Hon. X. W. Rovrell al Toronto, and Hon. Hugh Guthrle prob- at Guelph. Western cabinet ministers are all .a thefr own districts, while Sir Wil- frid Laurier is ehroute home after his trip to the Pacific coast.. H is expected that with the clear, cold weather conditions prevailing to- day, an unusually large vote will be casl. At the capital been a steady rush to poiU since six o'clock this morning. During the fore-' noon hours a heavy women's vote was polled. Iteports from surrounding con- stituencies also indicate an abnormal vote. Both Optimistic Both organizations still profess to be optimistic-as to the result. Union- ists assert that even if the returns to- night should leave the opposing forc- es with a narrow ma qjin b etwee n them, the soldiers' it is counted ceit month, will turn at leant Tvronto, Dec. "After spolng the ruins at Halifax, It mafcos the iudtvl- dual realize how thankful wo should for (ho protection afforded us by ihe fleet anil the i-Hied armies at the said John LakUavr. man- r or the N'onvlch I'ninn Fire lu- NORTHCLIFFE CONTRIBUTluN Ottawa, Dec. prime uiluister jias received a contri- bution of five thousand dollars from Lord Northi-lltfe lor tho relief of Halifax Sunlight Soap Fln'cher Creek. Alberto, Decertber will bo practically the last "regular council meeting for this year was held The Monday night. company, Mr. Laullnw reach- mayor was nbsciit and Councillor od Uio city spending! Steele filled the chair. The .other several days at Halifax, lie state thai a.joint insurance luireau report- ng all the companies holding risks had been established there and otfl- in charge to handle, all cials claims in order to enable the suffer- councillors present were Ilell, Lebel, Tueker and Kournter. After the minutes of the last meet- ing were disposed of the following ac- counts were passed on a motion by Councillors' Tucker and Lebel: Olio ers lo readjust business and commence Sorge 527.SO. Can. Electric Co. building operations unneces- T. Cyr ?2S2.H, D. L. McCrca sarv delavs. Western Mun. News A. E. Cor- 'After a close esamlnition of tho! 51-10.' Reid and Pat-' ruins." said Mr. Laldlaw. "tllo opinion Footo- J' was expressed by several men that Stewart 510.60. tho collision was not an accident. is hard to understand how ah acci- dental collision could have occurred." Mr. Laldlaw expressed tho opinion that there shouli! be an endowment fund established for the proper "care of the orphans and those who have lost their eyesight. He stated that it was the opinion of tlio insurance men tiiat the property loss will not exceed In service was ex- tended by tfie Rev, A. W. MacMlchael the service to be a special one in re- sponse to an appeal from His Maj- esty Kins George and to bo held at 11 "o'clock on January 6th. Councillor Tucker reported that tho firemen had vacated tho municipal building; and that the room was now being the A. IV Policeman, 11 decided to leave the appoint- ing of a town assessor for the new council. Councillor Bell 'called attention to the fact that no check was being kept on the electrical work being dona throughout the tovrn and that the sup- plies paid for by the town for this ivork were not properly itemized so that a record 01 these transactions could be properly chgcked. An en- tie avor to have a com pie te record available for tha finance committee will be made. London. Dec. Crosby, the only American delegate at the inter- allied conference, was accompanied by flti.-n constituencies, Ukelr to go Lib-! Pau' D Cfavath' as advisory counsel, eral today. Into the Unionist columns. Great Britain was represented by Lieut. Gen. Smuts, Auaten Chamber- Liberals dispute this and say that the soldiers' vote is not likely to go as strongly in laror of the government as the unionist claims. Polling 13 actually taking place in 202 constituencies today. The 29 acclamations and the four deferreil elections mafce up the total of ?35 seats lain, and Baron Buckmeister, formerly lord high chancellor. France by Eti- enne elemental, financial secretary, Gen. Hausier, representing ths mints- ter( of munitions, dep'jty; Italy by Baron Des Chanes. London, Dec. call ing on the government to introduce n system of rationing and.asserting that The other allied nations will share id a grave ciisis is approaching in many There is pleasure every stage in the useof Sunlight. In the the work is greatly lightened. Iu the the clothes have sweet air of newness. In the wearing the clothes have inherited the exqui- site purity of Sunlight itself and are clean indeed. A fS.OOO purity of Sunlight Stwp. All (Toon Mil k. i the deliberations in the council only llit> 111 lllG tUUUCll which constjtule the new parliament far-as their particular coimtrle. The deferred elections Halifax! (two Nelson, the Yu- kon. At the last general election, held on September 21, 1911, 221'members were elected, ol whom 133 were Conserva- tive, S6 Liberal and 2 Independents. ThR members as Independents were W. F. South York, ami A. Verrille, Malssoneure. In Toronto Toronto, Dec. in the RELIGIOUS CELEBRATION CAPTURE OF JERUSALEM Paris, Dec. Te Deumrwas cal- ebraIed4 yesterday afternoon' in the C'v'iedral of Notre Dame fn honor, of the'Hberatjon bf Jerusalem from the hands of the Turks. ROUND FARES TO Eastern Canada TkkHi on Mle dailr December 1 it to 31 tt, 1917 raclutrrr, return limit 3 roonttt, MICHIGANCENTRAL Kiujara Failt Rcu'.t In addition to mnneroud trains to local Michigan Central gotnts, fatl solid trains; provide uncnaCched ferricc, Chicago to Toronto and Montreal, via Ceitnl R.R. and Canadian Pacific Ry. p. ra. a. m. p. rn. Ms p. m.-----------. Arrire Mofitreal .m. a, m. it for tfclHb, fM aunt-tee sidresa OFFICE, 4OB Columbia Bulldlhg Dominion elections here opened brisk- and early and ia some Instances there were many men and some wom- en walling at j Ihe booths before the deputy returning officers aid other or- Ficlals arrived with the impedimenta. The prospects are that'this city and the province of Ontario a whole will produce male vote today, ia addition to the heary increase brought about by the "soldjera1 wora: en's vote." Itjs eipected that a ma- jority of the votes will be polled here before noon. to Ihe rural conatEtuencles oC On- tario it is expected that tlio vote wlH alsn be very heavy, though In some cases the roads arc almost impassable owing lo th'e heavy snowdrifts, ilotor- ing is out of the question ill many lo- calitEea and all kinds of sleighing rigs have been pressed into service. Record Foil at 'Peg Winnipeg, Dec. fine and unusually mild weather Indications ,re for a record poll in this city. At some polls in South Winnipeg, one- third of the entire registration had voted nine o'clock, this morning. The women, especially, were turning out early. Weather conditions are over the prairie. At Montreal, Montreal, Dec. iT.Despite the bitter cold weather prevaltlag the voting began early and before nine o'clock reports from the Montreal dla Irict indicated that i very large vote was to be expected. The polling booths were crowded ail morning. The wo- men's vote was reported to be coming in very heavily. concerned. Future be attended also by the finance ministers' of Prance, Great Britain and Italy. A statement issued says: "This is the first permanent inler- allied body in which the United States Is represented. It. resalts from the ac- initiated by Secretary McAdoo and has for its primary object con- sideration of the ne.eds of the allied government for purchases in the Un- ited Stales. Purchases In neutral coun-1 tries will also receive the council's consideration. A co-ordinated study will be made, and when con- are reached the' correspond- financial needs will ta centered. The council's recommendations ill then go to the' secretary of the -toiled States treasury and the allied overnments concerned. "The council will indicate the prior- y desired by the respective govern- ents, but final decision "as to priori- es between the demands of United States for tlie tetter's own urpope will be made at Washington." (From Our Own Taber. Dec. final, returns for Ihe Victory Loan in the Taber dis- trict Is as follows; 9.500 of the working, class .districts were' Barmvell and Chin adopted today by the-w-vrkeis' nation- j purple Springs' al committee which includes represent-! Taber of most of the.large.irade un- ..-_- ions. Robert president ot the Miners' Federation'is chairman of, the committee., Thg resolutions say that In some working class districts arc compelled in front of shops and often are unable to obtain tea, sugar.'milk, bacon or margar- ine. A bad systenvof distribution is said to be largely for this state of affairs. The Xmaa exodus has already be- gun. On Friday Mrs. Sanderson and children left to visit friends Jn Nova Scotia. On Saturday Sir. and Mrs. George Ewing nnd family and Mr. find Mrs. Gordon Dlellson and family left to spend Xmas with friends in Quebec ami Ontario respectively, Olhers arc to follow shortly. On tlio other hand we expect nest week to have back us our young people who are at college In Edmonton and Calgary. As a result in nart of the special union services held, recently iu the town, Knoi church, .received an ad- dition at its Communion on Sunday 29 persons on profession .of faith and four by letter.. Dr.-Ferguson, sujh erintendent of missions, addressed the Presbytery Communion- and. assisted the pastor-fh oE tho nev TRAVERS (Tram Onr Own Trarers, Dec. llolbrooJc re turned this week from jfecobly, Mbn tana, fie was vlsitlag rel A lifg unionist meeting held In Paulson's hall on [he iOlh. Mr. Ilalla day, candidate, the chle speaker. sa Kra Davles has been quite slcl this week. A. .1. and W. 0. Mulr wer visitors this week. are sorry lo have to report the dealh ot the Infant aAif ot Mr. Mrs Way Ihls week. (I. T. Knincls lelt this lo Medicine Hat, where lie Intends to all The Indies' Alrt met Mrs. nray' last. Wednesday to finish up bnslnes for the season. Mr.'anil Sirs. Maclntyre left thl eeX for Cape Urclon. They Intend t spend the winter there. Owing lo the cold wealher the usua hlg crowd dlrl not ittend Ihe held on the 7th A mAsqdaradd danc Is to ho helil on New night. W. M. Hlrd left iaH JrMk (or Vnn couvcr, n. where if latlves, FOR HALIFAX RELIEF Boston, Dec. Boston Symphony Orchestra, with Dr. Karl Muck, the conductor, Mme. Melba and Fritz Kretsler, the violinist, contributing their ser- rices, gave a concert for the benefit of the Halifax relief