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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, HKCKMBEH 20, 1917 THK LETHBR1DGE DAILY ITKIUI.D PACiK SEVEN Further Illustration ot Hie tad lliat nil bona fide farmers are not effected by the military act Is shown by the fact lhal tho local immlsratloif otlker lias received Instructions that all far- Mera on npiilylDj; for passports lo crois tho lino will immediately fur- nbncd with same on showing that haie been satisfactorily classi- fied 13 farmers by the military boards. BRITISH LOSSES London. Jlec, cas- ualtic.i reported In the week euulut; today totalled 17.9T6 of- fleers and men, as follows! killed or died o! 'wounds 331: men Officers wounded or missing men OF Fit IN U, S. iVrls, Dec. cooperation In utilizing moms of maritime trans- port has been realized by (ho allies, says an official note Issued today, sup- plementing tho statement made at the time tho inter-allied conference con- eluded In sessions here. H was an- nounced at that ttae that the allies decided to create an organiza- tion for coordination of maritime ac- tivities nnd today's statement Bays this council has been cvealcd, con- slBllng of representatives of the United Slates, Franco, Great lirtlaln Italy. Tho council will draw upon Us subjects for the! division ot tonnase In accordance with the needs ot each country for food supplies and war jmnxneB. A hoard will bo created In evdi country to decide on utilization of tie tonnage placed at tho disposal ot that nation. Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. al Fuel stale admiiilslrator today issued an order limiting the anthracite coal' from Lake Superior nnd .Michigan docks to Wisconsin, t-m.- nesola, North and South Dakota an effort to make'the prev cal supply last through tho cold months. Effective Immcdlalcly coal uow on Ihe docks wlll.be apportioned over a period cf.nlnety and only one- nlnelielh bl Ihc supply or aboul 3.30J tons, wlli be shipped eaeji day. The fuel ,idintnl3lr.itlan recugtiliej (hat there is "a very serious shortage of aulhracite lor tho use of consumers i in the four hopes that uu- j der the now plan, Ihe Inadequacy of supply will impress itself upon the public and compel a resort to (lie mo wood as fuel in suitable heating equipment. Olle-ra. Dec. -With Ihe rolum of ministers to Ottawa the holding of dally cabinet council meetings boen resumed. Accumulation of rou tlno business was disposed of day and this afternoon tho cabinet meets Iu session. Ths prime minister ?nrl every other member 'of tho gov ernment bas been deluged with tele grnma and letters of congratulation These and other accumulated corres pon'Jencc are demanding much tlniu When they have been dealt with, Iho union government will definitely flottlo down to work. I Hon. Martin nurrell la the firal of tan western members to return to Ot- Uwa. Hon. F. B. Carvell has arrived irom the Maritime Provinces and Hon T. Crolhcrs from West Elgin. Sir Kchert liordpn will probably leave WORLD'S HEIGHT RECORD Eome, Dra- chpapa, of tho Kalian army, and a pilot, recently aUalntd a of 7.025 metres (23.04S iu an Italian aeroplane, mounting to this 'altitude iu fllty minutes. This Is said here to be a world's record. BIG CARGO SUGAR liorton, Mass.. Dec. of 9.0QQ.OGO puunds of raw from Louisiana, Ihe first, received this month, reached floston today, llefm- ers Slid It probably would bo the last of Ihc Louisiana product tc sent here this season but that rubun was eipcctcd to move nwllnvard witri- In the next few days an-l further re- lievo llu; shortage- JiCthbrUge will soon b a rival of Maple Creek for 10 honor of helus the wholesale hutins cen- tre for tho province of th 'hard stuff If the evidence produced i court this morning is anyl ing It. Judge by. 1'or some time tlvt- depnrli'ier.t been suspicious of a certain residence on Fifth st'reel south and last night the premised were searched for li- quor. At firtt there was nol much evidence forthcoming, but in the coarse- of the search'. Detective Hesk'Hh trod on a loose board In tne bathroom fionr. Thai 't-plll the for. sleeked ua- der the lionrJms of th'i scce of the of Hit) fateful Cidor were cases of li.a Uiiuor. i fluiil was tone.l lo nrodtico aw huu- In tho barn .it rear of the hou.iOjdred anil costs.. over four huudrod tuiptifs ivpre cjvercil whica as though Oeorec 11. Smith. ex-Liberal M.I'.V. ness has been gowl. I for Bust Vork ana at one iliao n wtll Tho lady of ilin house, thousli in- j known Toronto merchant died at Los prochiiiiiiin her entire Ignor- Angeles, Cal. tor a short holiday when prepina uus- In ess haa been dealt with, f COME HOME BY SPECIALS New York. Dec. Associated j Pre.-s today curried Ilk- faHowiriK: An Atlantic Tort. Dec. trains lei: lure tolr.y for Canada carrying 12SO inv-jlidcJ soiiilcr; who arrived here on a Rrlt- With military precision thty v.'ore transierrc--! fiom Ihe vesr.ol to y railrop-l dojiot, anil their only- compb.int tint they not permitted to visit ihe city hero. I a meeting of the Hod Cross cam- yufn committee it was to potpone the campaign until after the holiday season. It had been intended io hold the campaign to .raise 53G.OOO for the next year during the four days from December ISth, but between elec- ttou and Christmas rusll business, the committee found that {hero -would ho no time to undertake a campaign thai would get results. Word Is being awalled from the eait as to what It Is Intended lo do in general with regard to Halifax relief before the campaign lo raise lor that purpose is undertaken. WAS SORRY FOR IT MaVlkato, Minn., slate- ment that the United Slates might.as Trellbe under the kaiser's government Its own was amoiiK those charged to Frank J. Busch, wholesale grocer, who was arrested on complaints of se- ditious remarks. He lold Judge Corn- stock that he was ..To provo It, at tlie judge's suggestion, lie bough', Jl 000 worth of liberty bonds, sub- icribed J100 to tho Red Croas and gave (50 each to (he Knights of Columbus and the Y.M.C.A. "Then Juflse Com fined, him.tSOO....... CONFIRMS AiRMAN'S DEATH Ottawa, Dec. confirma- tion ot the death of Plight Lieut. Jos- eph Gorman, R.N.A.S., ol Victoria, B. (X, been glTen through the -jiavnl here. The department al- so announces that Flight Sub-Lieut. Morrell, R.N.A.S.. of, Toron- to, baa been slightly Injured. Commissioner A. M. Grace bas pre- Senteil the Great War Veterans As- Isocialion with a grand piano is 1 to be rallied for the benefit of the wives and children of soldiers. Tho piano, which is a handsome, massive one. la a fine gift a.nd tho Veterans greatly appreciate Mr. Grace's V-Iml action. Tickets for the draw may be secured from both chapters ot the I. O.D'E. from the Noit-of-Kfn Associa- tion and from the Velerflns themsel- ves. The proceeds should give the Veteniits it handsome balance, to use In the cause ot the dependents of men overseas FARM_ LANDS Ot the Hudson's Day Compiaj tuil Calgar? and Sdmontoc Co. CITY AND FARM MORTGAGES The H. Macbeth Agency i DRAYING Phonei 1345 or Turner Witchel! Otflce ai Kennedy'! 410 13th 3t Coal London, Dec. Henry Slrachan, Fort Garry Horse, .cnlisled U in July, 1915. He has' heen awardeil the Military Cross and waa wounded lasl AwgusL.i Fie was born in LtnlilliKOw, Scotland, la Novemlier, 1887, and bis next of kin is given as Mrs. A. Strachan, pf Chau- yin, Alia.1 .Ho Is married and'was a rancher before enlisting. Victoria Crosi London, Dec. "20. The Victoria! Cross-has been gazetted j to Lieut. nobert'Sliankland, who' enlisted at Winnipeg lier. 1914. He won the Distinguished t Conduct Metlai.iiB a company sergeant; major and wounded last Qctoui AUCTIONEERS to announce that: Peter lAiValley and L. 1. Nichol- son have tlieir in- terests aa auctioneers and y.ili conduct, sales finywbere in ihe province. Tho best ot workman' ship nnrf satisfaction guaranleed 'or no pay. For sale dates, phone IC53 or 205 Rural. Yours for uuslnoss, AND NICHOLSON Auctioneers, ale IN THE MATTER OF SEIZURE UNDER CHATTEL MORTGAGE Merchants Bank of Canada, Mortgagee AND D. J. Whitney, Mortgagor I WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT TWO O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON ON FRIDAY, 21ST DAY OF DECEMBER, 1917 At SmiUi's Sale Barn, 4th Ave. and 4lh St., City. THE FOLLOWING One 4 years old brown gelding, 1500 Ibs. One 4 years old bay mare. One 6 years old bay saddle horse. One black mare, rising 2 years. TERMS CASH Dated at Lethbrldso, Alberta, tilts 15th day of December, 1917. 7-3 T. J. SIMONS, Bailiff. A Box of Choice CONFECTIONERY The Gift That Pleases Every Woman We have an assortment that will make selection easy. Hot drinks' and other refreshments nicely served. It's a little further to the Empire, f HE EMPIRE NEXT AUCTION SALE RSES 52 broke, work and saddle, 32 unbroke weight up to 1200; 24 2-year old; 60 yearlingi; 6 heavy mares. 'This stock Is all sorted and In corrals Just esat ot Taylor SI ills, Lethbrldge. YOU CAN BUY ONE OR ALL WILL BE OFFERED AT AUCTION On FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21st AT 1 P.M. SEE G. G. ROSS, ROOM 4 or 7 DOMINION BLOCK ROSS TAYLOR, Owners MR. ROSS LEAVES FOR TORONTO CAMP DECEMBER 31ST. SPECIAL PRICES ON Suit Cases, Club Bags and Trunks Svrely you haven't ftrgrtten to include luggage OB year Christmas list Yon may have thought it expensive a gift, hot ywll be snrprued 'far your Money goes here. makes a wonderfully sensible iift for any mtn or woman. They all tnrvil, once In a vrtiita least. You nothlna but lujgage No matter how far It travels or how rouahjy It It H Will eom< throuch In condition. An excellent Christmas line now on display. BAGS SUITCASES TRUNKS to to 545.W to Alberta Saddlery Co., Umited Tiftli Swrtli LethfcrWee, A Most Pleasing Gift A Percolator, Iron, Toast- er, Stove or Fixture. We have them all. What finer could you give' or1 ceve. Star Electric Co, FIFTH STREET S. 20 head of No. 1 heavy vrnghing from 1300 Ibs. to 1600 DM. Each from 3 to 8 years old. All broke harness and perfectly quiet. These are an eicepflonalljr good lot .of marea nrid anyonowanl- loe snch should not mlsa ueolrig thesft. These Rooil marcs arc to bj resardless of cost and can ho seen at Sale and Bafn. 324 3rd Stand ho offer will te refused for one or more of these mares, as ihey have bten brought here to. be The Lethbridge Sale and Feed Bam Auction Sale OF PURE SCOTCH SHORTHORNS AT THE FARMERS'FEED BARN, LETHBRIDGE _ ON Saturday, Dec. 22 1917 AT; ONE O'CLOCK THIS LOT CONSISTS: LORD GLOSTER, 20 months okL One of Canada's leading lulls recenllx purchased br Toronto 2 Cows with calves at foot 12 2-year old Heifers in calf to Lord Gloster. 3 in calf to 2 Heifer Calves, 7 and 8 months old. 6 months old. Straight Scrtch, 4 winner in the ring all summer. H. T. LOVE PICKERING OWNER F. W. PAISLEY, C.U'wjuw miied OD qtpieatM to Mr. Alexandra Hotd, Uthbridge. ;