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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUH THE .LETHnnmGE DAILY MEtUUJ MONDAY. 1.WCEMB12R 18, 1910 ID; alberta D A I U Y A N D W E E K L Y Suoscrlptlon Rates: delivered, per weoK Dally, delivered, per sear Dally, by mail, par year ........54.00 Weakly, oy mall, oper year ......H.60 stopped. It is a good maxim never to do what your enemy wishes you to do, out It is rule wllli exceptions, and It in only a rule of strntcKy nt best. If your enemy is striking- nt your heart, It would bo absurd to fol- low the rule to the extent of lotting him do it yon tried to break bis little fliifror. Himlonburg thinks 10c the heart of tho war is in tho oast. Weekly, by mail, per year to The war situation at present Is that !i the west both parties are dead- locked; that they are deadlocked on UP PASSING MAN W. W, Sharpo has been elected mayor of Stottler. In the Vancouver byo election D. 12. McTnggiirt will oppose Hon. M. A, Macdonald, iiUornoy-se.ierfll. the Russian battle line and In TurUoy. If the western deadlock is to be brok- en, it will taho more campaigns like iu tho fighting at Courcelette. that of the Somme to do it, and the Major W. X. Ashplant, of London, Out., was killed and burled by a shell TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Director 1252 John Torrance t Business Manager issue Is, to say the least, uncertain. The recount in Slocau, U. G., con- firms C. F. Nelson, Liberal, as olycted by a majority of cue. everything before them in the one! __ region where real war Is still being The death of Win. Gray, il. P. for Meanwhile, the Germans are carrying made, tho Balkans. It Is a situation Dale? of expiry of subscriptions an-1 which cnlls for a radical change of pear d. on address labol. Accept-; theory, In this situation Lloyd-George snce of papers after expiration date Is I the formation of a small our authority to continue the subscrip- tion. makes the eighteenth va- cancy in the house. Twelve of the seats were held by Conservatives. Railroad workers and American war council, not that he deemed a Federation of Labor representatives Vour King and Country need you right now' t war council a thing aesthetic or I tiful, but tlmt he could control such a council and substitute his theory of the war for one that had failed. Asquith resisted and was overcome. try to formulate a programme seeking to head off legislation looking to compulsory arbitration. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR While the Germans blatantly of victory in are The death toll Oats from fire at the (he American civil boasting southern defender of an attacked fort, Quaker Oats plant, Peterboro, was increased to eight, when the body of I James Foster, aged 64, was recovered ar the from the iuins of dle boiler. the war. the having been ''banged about and bom-i Owing to tho steady advance iu the French have come back with another. barded until he had his fill of fight-. Mrs. wife of Professor Adami, Montreal, is- dead., Fifty thousand dollars for the Red Cross was raised In Winnipeg in seven days. Rev. A, A. Trembcrt was .ordained pastor of tho Baptist church at Co- bourg. Fire at Kmsdale, Out., destroyed J. V. MacDonald's general store and contents. W. NT. McNeeley has been, elected president of the Medicine Hat agri- cultural society. Matthew iM tiler, commissioner of public accommodation for Saskatche- wan and formerly Indian agent1 at Broadview, is dead at Mooslmin. John McVickar, 73 years of age, once president of tho International Typographical Union, and formerly editor of the Detroit News, is dead. G. W. Coffin, divisional manager! for the Dominion Art C., of Toroato, seized with a hemorrhage on the street at Woodstock a week ago, Is Mayor Kemp of Woodstock will not be a candidate for re-electUm. Aid. i'aul and West will bo in 'tho r Robert Hobsoii hid for u cab- legram received by Mayor Walters, of Hamilton, from Sir David JHeatty, Buying that the work performed ,by the nailers had been magnificent, and ho hoped for a generous response to the appeal for funds in Hamilton. The me wn? auctioned oft at tho Canadian Club dinner. Judge M. neade of Kitchener al- lowed Hector Browu, ox-bank man- ager, of Gait, to go on suspended sen- tence on a charge of. theft which was tieard a week ago. Friends of ac- cused promised to make restitution to Benjamin Hobsou, whoso stock amounting to in the Union j aank had been sold to Brown while the certificate was held by Hobson. More than persons wore tilled and injured during tho aat 20 years trespassing on railroads, tho Safety First Fedora- Brant Hoe-keepers' AnHociatlon will Uiho a resolution to tho Ontario As- sociation to tho effect that the Im- porting or moving of bees from dtutrlct to another bo prohibited un- less they are Inspected by u govern- ment Inspector. Koa'r Admiral Charles J. Badger, re- tired, told the House Naval Committee that tho United States must build larger atfti stronger battleships to keep pace with Japan uiul other powers, and that compulsory service ultimately would be necessary to get enough men for tho service. Major Hugh Nlven, D.SO., Princess Pats, has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel, Major Nlven is on headquarters staff of first Cana- dian, division, under Major General A. Currie. Ho was formerly of tho Pats, with whom ho en- listed as a private at Calgary when the war broke out. The aldermen elected in Winnipeg on Friday were ,7. K. Sparling, Ward on convention was told by Mamis 1; A. Pulford, Ward 2; Herbert Gray, Dow, general safety -tgent s'ew York Central Lines. Invetur-ra- tions have shown, ho said, thcU :i all the fire wood from nj i resident, u- crir Irani. In the course of the at-1 great mass of our people do not wish tin- a holdin tack 9000 prisoners were taken and an election. We are determined that WfSf prices many heavy guns. The Germans the united force of our country shall were completely surprised and rendered their positions easily. sur- Greece has professed great friendli- be given to win this war. (3) Enlist- Pursued by a pack of fifty timber ing is almost at a' standstill. Nothing but natloaa! unlon wi" re7lve U and were timber cruising on one of Greer's ness for the allies, and the govern-; give us an effective system. (4) An limits in the Dog Lake district, were ment saya that as proof of that' election just now would embitter a compelled to spend a night in a tree friendliness the demands have racial quarrel with Quebec which has In almost zero weather. Secretary of War Daniels told the U. S. Congress the navy's interests must be protected from the specula- Pursued by a pack of iittv timber r -------r" v T n il olves, J. Greer, a timber contractor- {ors.who are seeking; to grab the Call- d J. Merrlfleld, of Port Arthur, who fornia ol1 lands" ATTENTION 1! RED CROSS SALE of SORTS TO BE HELD AT The Standard Furniture Co.'s Old Stand Fourth Avenue South. THURSDAY, DEC. 21st, 1916 AFTERNOON AND EVENING THE FOLLOWING ARE SOME OF THE ATTRACTIONS: XMAS TREE, FORTUNE TELLING, AFTERNOON TEA, FANCY WORK BOOTH, APRON BOOTH, CANDY BOOTH, PANT.RY BOOTH, ETC Dancing' in the Evening. THE PUBLIC ARE EARNESTLY ASKED TO HELP.THIS GOOD CAUSE. HEART BUY AFFJjIEfi "Fniit-a-tives" Stion Relieved This Dangerous Condition .682 GEMUIID St. EAST, Tonosro. "For two years, I was it victim of Acule Indigestion and (-fas In Tho Stomach. Ifc afterwards attacked my Heart and I had pains all over ray body, BO that I could hardly move around. 1 tried all kinds of Medicine but nono of thorn did mo any good. At lust, I decided to try I bought the iirst box last June, and now I am well, after using only thne boxes. I recommend ''Frult-a-tlves" to anyone suffering; from FRED J.'.CAVEEN. 50c. a box, G for trial slie, 26c. At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit: n-tives Limited, DRIECTORY OF GRAIN BROKERS i RAIN bought outright or L handled on Commission. R [TURNS made as received. same day been yielded to in every particular. Austrian attacks on. lines in Rus- sia and Teuton attacks in Rumania have been successful, it is claimed. already gone too far. We desire co- operation with Quebec, and we can' get it only by union. Do the politic- vincia! Govt. of B. C., subsequent to fans realize with what dulled ears we March 4, 1916, the new Attorney- hear party appeals in this great General is now preparing a bill granting a blanket validation, which he wili ask the Imperial government crisis? Our people are united in a grim and terrible struggle, and we to oug'it to have a government which DOES CHANGE OF CABINET MEAN CHANGE OF BATTLEGROUND It is contended that the British. cabinet crisis was not'over the ques- "presses this union." Col. Leonard) Ex-Premier Bowser, of .British Col- if) a Conservative and was for a time umbia and R. F, Green, M. P., for chairman of the Transcontinental Ottawa confer- Rallway Commission under appoint- ment from the Borden government. tion of forming a war council, butj over the question of .the conduct ofi the war. Mr. Asquith's notion of the j way in which it should be conducted differed from that of others, includ- ing Lloyd George, and'their notion is, for the moment at least, triumphant. One well informed newspaper ar- gues that it is not improbable flat wlth Ilon- Rogers and CITY SELLS COAL Mayor of Kalamazoo Cracks High Prices With Municipal Fuel Kalaraazoo, beseiged u on tte Pacific coast. Green, it is rumoreu, may succeed Hon. Martin Burrell iu the Cabinet, Application is to be made in Lon- don, Ont., for administration of: the wealthy his Miss Eva Clark, a life-long resident1 of Prescott, met with a tragic death by falling down the elevator shaft. the premises of the Hirrhrook cream- ery. There are signs on every side that the higher clergy in Quebec are about to take an energetic stand favoring a more vigorous participation in by the French-Canadian people. After an illness of less than two weeks, Mrs. Ada .McQueen, sixty-four years of age, wife of Douglas P.' Me-! Queen, freight .superintendent in' Windsor for the Michigan Central rairoad, is dead. While officials of Hope township and others were disagreeing as to who should pay for taking one Regi- nald Barnett, aged thirty, to the house of refuge in an ambulance, the man died. the ministerial change will mean the'Mayor Belch'to order coal, which wJHJestste :af Richard Powell, wealthy The Dominion government has its alteration of the battlefield It would be gold at the municipal docks at from i Dejaware recluse, in favor of his legislative program for the coming be somewhat Eraudilorment IT per ton less than the ,Rev- T- R- J. Fawkes, an season well advanced. Among other be somewhat grand loquent to call retan Orderg for more j Anglican, clergyman, now resident in bills will be one for the settlement Mr. Asquith the English Falkenhajn, I tnaa 100 tons were taken b the: England. When Denuty Sheriff B.jof returned soldiers upon Dominion but it .is true that the theory ot .the j may or and his assistants in less thanJF" Watterworth entered the Powell; lands, on which Falkenhayn staked the aa hour. 'Pocahoiitas coal, for which house after the lonely old man's I death, bank notes and other papers j showing that he was worth, upwards It recently became apparent: that the parcel post baskets and bags in transit between the United Kingdom aud'Canatla were being tampered with Dr. F. Robbins, a well-known New ion board of ocean steamers arid their j York physician, urges the abolition contents stolen, and a. careful watfih I German army was the same theory on iquith staked the hopes of V, ecus aL vveat vuguiiu buiuiL erdun and the Somme arelwent for a rethlction ot 50.05, products of the same the j and Ohio lump brings So.45. Forty war is a "western war. Hinderiiufg's i cents is charged for delivery. j- idea is that the east is'the place "for The fuel sold to the public I because; was set; with tha result that on ar- effort, since neither side can win 60 cents abOTe cost for "erhead I ?f source jrlvnl of the steamer Corsioan at si: j. expenses. James McMahon, the weat. The idea uppermost m the coal dealer, is in charge. English government has been that itj Dealers report greatly curtailed is possible to win in the west, but made no reductions to former or 'lection long after a person has! John on the the 27th November five recovered from such' diseases as in-! sailors ranging in age from 17 to 24 fantiie paralysis: and even common! years, were arrested, and on being that eastern activities should he sub- ordinated and should come, to nothing than preventing the Germans from gaining any victories in that field. Will Lloyd-George's war coun. ell increase the attention to the east- ern front? It would be too much to say that Lloyd-George entertains the opposite idea, because he has -said enough to make such a statement wholly safe. It Is certain, however, .this paper says, that in.the English gov- ernment there have been men who have protested from the flrst against the too light, attention paid to thi eastern battlefield, Just as there were Germans who protested against the Falkenhayn idea. -Verdun came, the battle of months with' the deadlock at the end, and the German protest- outs were at last successful; Falken- hayn went, and Hindenburg, the apostle of the eastern theory, took his place. The Somme followed, an-J other battle of months with a dead: lock at the end; now Asquith has tot resign, and George takes his place. If the limited war council had been' formed, with Asguith out of It, it': would have, followed. George's ideas and not AsQuitb's; and it is believed that George, favors taking heroic measures in the Balkans. -If he can now. control the gpvernnient, he may be satisfied to hold Germany, in a deadlock In the Vest while he makea a real effort to meet HiRdenburg I squarely iu the east, something that! has never yet been .done.. The whole burden of assisting- Rumania has been j laid on the'Italian at-i (ampt to draw the enemy's firo was meet the city competition. With the Xmas and New Year's Greet- ing to old friends, enclose your Por- trait. It's the ideal re- membrance because it's the next best thing to a visit MalH Ifit Appolnlrr.tmt Eartt Smith's Portrait Sfudio 306 3rd Ave. S. colds. "The day will he says, j guilty. Three of these- 'when; the customary cotton rag is men have been sente'iceii to three replaced by the chean and clean Jap-1 years each in Dorchester Penttenr anese paper napkin, which is buraedi tiary, the other two being allowed to after it has been used." 'go on suspended sentence. Winter Excursions Low Round Trip Fare? TICKETS ON SALE DAILY, DECEMBER 1st TO 31at. TO TORONTO, HAMILTON, LONDON, WINDSOR, OTTAWA, KINGSTON, MONTREAL, QUEBfeC, ST. HALIFAX AND Ail Points in Eastern Canada Return Limit THREE MONTHS from.date of issue. To Atlantic Seaports in connection with ocean tickets via all Steamship Lines to the OLD COUNTRY Final Return Limit FIVE MONTHS from date :oi issue." Also to St. Paul, Minneapolis, Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Council Bluffs, Dee Mpines, Dubuque, Fort Dodge, Kansas City and other United States Points Final Return Limit THREE MONTHS from dati of Issue. To Vancouver, Victoria and New Westminster Tickets on Sale December 4th to 9th, 1916. January 8th to 13th and February 10th, 1917. Final Return, Limit Aprijr-SOth; 1917. For full information ppply to any Canadian Pacific Ticket Agent, or write, R. DAWSON, District Passenger Agent, Calgary. ALL cheques for this district issued by pur Leth- bridge branch'. IN direct touch with Euro- pean buyers through our own export department. NONE better equipped to give you service. James Richardson and Sens, Limited 201 Sherlock Bldg. Phohe 777 Established 1857 W. J. Lloyd, Mgr. Res. Phone 3CE VI.M. Clark, Acct. Res. Phone 1613 OFFICE PHONE 1313. MANAGER'S PHONE 1484. SMITH-MURPHY CO. GRAIN HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG Write or phone at our.expensa If you have grain to handle. We can assure you the best .price the ntjind 'gi'i'ei'.'you prompt returns. N. T. MACLEOD, ,-tGER LETHBRIDGE OFFICE SHEKLOCK BUILDING STRONG GRAIN and Merchant! Ciilgtry CKir entire organization Is at your aorvloe and .with bur expdr- lonce wo COB aafely to got you best pHcea for your ffrafn any Uma and for any grade or kind of train, Phone M 192! Cajgary 1 Far Offloe 1865 Lethbrldga I Quota- Rca. 1811 tlont. Our Agents who an In ywir dlatrlot J. A. CUMMINS Lethbridyo Managir A Percolator, Iron, Toast- er, Stove or Fixture WE HAVE THEM ALL. WHAT FINER GIFT COULD YOU GIVE OR RECEIVE. ELECTRIC CO. TO BE SHOWN All receipts after expenses to. go to the Leth- bridge Patriotic. Fund. Usual Prices Will Prevail. FDRdEt WAR VETERAN I WHEN YOU HAVE A JOB TO OFFER Please notify CENTRAL PROVINCIAL COMMITTEE Howard Sfufchtauy, ffeyt R Returned Soldiers' Bureau, LETHBRIDGE, J. R. OLIVER. Secretary The men who have" fought, and ara fighting our battles, deservo consider- ation to a superlative degree at the Elands of those who 'did not go to tho front A debt is due them that money cannot pay, but that can be met in part by a due .appreciation anu proper attitude towards thorn for their gallantry and self-sacrifice. Find out what are vacant in >our community. Make It a matter o( pride for employers lo give the first chance to a relumed soldier. Bncour- ige the men to get back to work loafing is bad for them, on It Is for ny of, us. If you nre an employer, fto returned soldier a fair show. It Jay take a llttlo time for them to jet ;heir bearings Have- patience with ipni, and encourage thernr-thtV have much forjyou, Be In a position to advise the returned sold- or wherS to, go tn case of need M ,ou see one in ddflciiUj', try to >plp him out, or go htm Whero ihe can get pr'oper who have llcljljjd j'Ou. ;