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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE. HERALD THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 191 ib'jjfc -Derail Hlbcrta '_ DAILY, AND WEEKLY Subscription Pally, delivered, -Dally, delivered, per year Daily, by jjtail, ifer Weekly, by ninll. per year .Weekly, by mail, per year to V TELEPHONES Business Odico............... Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing-Director Business Manager Dates b! expiry of" subscriptions ap- pear dVMy'on iidfoess. label... Accept- n'ice of papers after expiration date is our authority to continue the subscrlp- 'tidn: Your King and Country, need you _rfght-nowi THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR- premier Lloyd-George's; speech on the peace proposals adequately presses the feelings of the country, according to newspaper commen where the opinion is .reflected that the people are ready and-willing to make -what further sacrifices -may be demanded of them" in the pursuit of the war to a satisfactory victory. The newspapers point out that there Is-no flat refusal of peace by Lloyd- George, but that he bas made it clear that peace must be-at the allies1 terms and the negotiations cannot-be considered until Germany has inade known what terms she proposes. There is little news from the war .fronts. Artillery duels arc frequent on the Verdun front. The Rumanian civil population _ has created a! new- problem for Russia by flocking to? that country in thousands, ter. OUR PROSPERITY DUE TO THE WAR "A long-period of-very great depres- sion .will .be.tije .aftennath.of .this.Tvar.. ha to be repaired and trade has to be reconstructed The great question ot capita! ier us labor has'tt) settled for'it ha "been -ftfiv >ears' worfe to get .the two to agree in 'da. After the.war there itill be many factories, and pew tfjid? and new connections be up. that are'flourishing: to- day are fiaar aauig lieeause of tha "war. What ,is required is of calm business mea.who will study the question from every newnoint and n'general consensus of opinion.' readsUiis paragraph from a speech delivered at Montreal' by E. F B Johnston KG of Toronto jwe thought for a moment that that state-' ment that are flourishing today are flourishing because of tha did not apply to us. True, it appTieff to the where has flourished on account of the mil- lions spent in the manufacture oC mu but as Southern Alberta our prosperity -was baaed wholly on our great the war Ing to do with that That thought onlv remained a moment, but it linger for a longer time with many of our people -who are today enjoying -won- derful prosperity. "Werwotild remind such persons that our iprosgajity right here in Southern Alberta is-djie to the It is the yield that created the great prosperity b1 price the great vield obtained on the market 4nd that price: is-a price purely and simply "Without the war the price -wpulfl "be" nominal Tfeis is true also uf fee case of of our products tJtis tfeffwar piat niakes us prosperous After the will happen7 None can diet, W it is safe to of us should be careful c perity of the present Say5 can be prepareilfbr possxtfl in the days aftec tiie wtfste but conserve, should be our-motto1 NIVELLE TH JV lu uiiueitithg wuiii iu reiuiiou LUCLI Leftbridee business men-rannot ad- service.. Miss .J. Curley is the citrinterests to Letter vantage than by generously support-! -It is' doing splendid work for the city and dis- The recent efcanges nom Joffre, ES some newspapers wotild lead the public to'; believe. A-'Pans oorre- spondent of the New "iork Time? points out that Jofire as every offg continue be; even il greater distance will now' separate them. There should be no standing of Joffre's new position. His1 title remains the sams as In chief of ail the French' NIvelle is field com- mander of the French France Joffre is really more import- ant than before, Inasmuch as the war Is; to be conducted on bigger lines, the whole nation coming in close1 touch the active army, he is to become the technical adviser of the war coun- cil of tbe government, 'Meanwhile, as Jofi're plans, It will be NIvelle's task to execute offensives ft age battles and generally occupy thd centre of the stene f. It has been said that the war'-woultf be won by new leaders, unknown at the beginning pf f War, would create the men who would win JE tha bOKJiiuiiig of the war ho'was u iHtjo known, .and now J he Is leader-df 'tl'iu French forces on the west front., Jle Jus nlucp by, his groat y'ofy: during. tUo war. i NU-tUo la ono of iho yonhtriwt genefaisi but no Froneli generals' urc very'young, ami Nivcllo. is Ul. could pass -for 45; diip correspbndout tolls Ho'Is in-nu'iulouFly powerful, without an ounce of fat. Except for the trimness of his waist lino his face iinlined and almost youthful in 'its freshness, ho is a type not unlike much younger Joffre and .untired by the respousl- oilitios of the high command.- This correspondent further says: "Niveile actually looks like chuck steel. Tho last time I saw him I got exactly that impression, and. but for a decidedly-friendly gleam in his steel- colored eyes, I would have shivered." Xivelle seems to be the man created for Joffre's shoes, but it will tako him some time .to supplant Joffre in the affection of .the French-people. Yet he may do it. His rise so far lias been rapid, antVif'he leads the forces of the nation to "victory, Nivello will be the hero of France, as well as one of the heroes oftthe allied nations.- But even nt tliat'we must not forget Joffre and the Marne, Joffre and tho won- derful'work ot army. Joffre will ever hold a .place as one of the great sons of man who really saved it at the beginning of the war. PICKED The Christmas bells will soon be ringing. Just two more days for Christmas shopping.' Don't put it off until.Satur- day nigh't. ThererS'a-bye-election in Vancouver liavid Watson known as the "founder 'Of tho republican party ?u a personal friend of Abra- unm Lincoln, and pioneer newspaper, man of tho state, died at Salem, Ore. Following: the eating of some oys- ter stew ut a friend's home iu To- ronto, John Saggers or Peterboro became suddenly ill and expired be- fore a doctor could be called. Private Herbert L. Patience, a pro- bationer, for the Methodist ministry and a student of Albert College, Belleville, and Wesley College, Win- nipeg, who enlisted with the 137th bat- talion, Winnipeg, lias been killed in action. .las. .Carroll, postmaster at Can- more.- Alta., is dead. Previous to moving to Canmore he was at Anthra- cite from the time the railway went through, and was a well known old- timer in the proivnce. The will of John D. Archbold, president of the Standard Oil com- pany of New Jersey, divides an es- tate roughly estimated at about among his widow and chil- dren. Joseph J. Lannin proprietor of the Garden City Hotel, Garden City, L.I., and formerly owner of the Boston American league baseball club, plans the erection in New York of a hotel of rooms, each with private bath. todav. 'but it would seem that only has been established by a cow be- Vancouver interested' ,n the rev suit ficial test made by. Professor Larson of the state college shov.-s a produc- Bvery business man should be a ton .or pounds of butter In member of the, Board of Trade. _ morertnah" tfra't, should be a sup- porting member. Basil S. Darling, accountant of the, Tpimzlo Etrom Knlmmni, pu- Uunk "C Montreal, In Vancouver, has! trinrch' ot Ilia Syrian Catholic church leeu promoted to bo Assistant Mana- In liio Viiiyot of Aiuiocli, has been gcr of tlie bank's Toronto oKico. assassinated by a bauil of Turks. Rev. Randolph F. Nio, U.A., who has for six years boon rector ot the 1'almcretou Anglican Chyrcli, has ac- cepted a call lo Beamsvillc. John A. Grierson of Woymouth, N. S., hua been annotated a Judge of the Court "District of Annapolis, Digby -and Yarmouth, in .succession to tlio late Judge S. H. Peltou. An American firm has received n concession to cut yellow piae on Aba- co Island, the Bahamas. The mill has a sawing capacity of feet a day and employs 4UO men. the Japanese government has con- demned and destroyed 4.000 cases of American dynamite because it did not coaform to official requirements. This is only one of many instances where American goods iu Japan have proved inferior. An official announcement issued at Berlin, says that Field Marshal von Hiudenburg. as the oldest active General of the Prussiau Army, iu the name of the army, has made a re- quest of tlie Emperor that he himself wear the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross. The Emperor .has. accepted. Redlights districts throughout Jlon- tana must go out of business when Attorney-General-elect S. C. Ford takes office January 1, 1917. He states that those provisions of the i state law making it a misdeamor for i any person to keep a house ot" ill j fame, or to" reside iii such a house, A new record for butter production i will be strictly enforced. By a vote of -ill to 14 the United States Senate adopted the committee amendment to the Immigration .bill which would exclude Hindus and ether Asiatics .without mentioning [them by name, and which from the bill all reference to pass- port agreements. il KILLED, BUI IS ALIVEJD ILL (From Our Own Correspondent) Champion, Dec. Vendbrbdo and Arnold of Barons, have accented positions with the gov- ernment telephone here, us day oper- ators, Miss llawicGU us night opera- tor. II, Kummell attended tbe Christmas danco at the Clarosbolm Agricultural College on Friday evening. The few who attended the lecture on "The Other People that we given by Rev.'T. Powell on Monday night, woro well repaid. Mr. Powell is a speaker of exceptional power, and gave an address filled with hum- or and good common sense. The mu- sical part of the program was ably handled. A duet by Misses Schmoelke and Maynard, and solo by Miss Adams were aleo well rendered. Miss Baker, formerly of the tele- phono exchange, hua returned to Cur- mungay. Tha Bhortago of curs lately boon by the elovatoro, which aro prel- well filled up. Miss Florence' Miuilmrd has return- ed from a visit In Calgary. Miss Henderson of Bhissoa school, loft on Monday for CJuolpb, Onl., where'ano Is to spond the days. The concert at Harper's school bonne lust Frlnay evening, proved very successful A largo crowd from Champion attended ami were well re- paid. Rev. D. Tolfer was chnlrinim. Soldier Not Killed Tho many friends of Mr. Living- stone, formerly of the stuff of the Dank of Commerce here, uiul lately re- ported killed, will bo glud to hear that though wounded, he is progressing nicely. Among tho visitors to Calgary lust weoK Rttcndinff tho Stock Show were, Q. -Stoddard, P. Clapp, Qlen Duncan, S. Ulrick .and J. Mattock. Mr. Mat- tbcH brought back with him one of the prize horaes. Q. Dowell left on Wednesday for IViHcasset, Maine. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Carlson, with Kenneth, left on Monday for St. Paul for a visit. Mrs. Nichols with Miss Nichols, left ou Monday for an extended visit to their old' borne in Falrbank, Iowa. POLICEMEN LETTER CARRIERS DRIVERS and other workers who mus have enduring strength, tak Two Fort Steele girls, the Misses have gone to Great Britain to undertake work to release men trict ah.d more particularly it is en dburaging the jnen already on our tisjs E. Curley is now Both are in Liverpool. One club to tue achievement of the utmost transportation efficiencyy in Germany is already supplied by tbe .restriction after Jan 1 of passenger farms' to remalaXmeri'we..haye satis-; traffic to .the absolutely necessary fied Contented farmers there" irill be reliability toJmsiness Trade, is one of the best assets Lethj bridge possesses? He ;is not a hpm- bastic but a sound el headed advocate of a sensible policy for the development of the country; nyt pay a handsome salary to a man of his ideas, initiative and resourcefulnpss Township Two-Fifteen contributes tSeTatnotle'Fund The farmers ,there have always, been en- terprisiijg' Jand generous. No better level on the nart of the public re quiring a snenal nermit to fur ther, by the restriction of -non-war freight _traffic to the minimum of ab solate necessity; thus enabling hun- dreds of .trains .to .be .dropped from tfig ent schedule and releasing mucH_ rolling stack for puielj war .purposes The amalgamation 01 all Canadian organizations in York allied with .the Canadian Club at New York-is j about to be consummated. It is ex- Ipectcd that the combined organiza- tion will "Save members. A 'club house Tort which will serve as air embassy for Canada in the city is planned. The administration of the affairs of the city will uass from the hands of the Controllers ami Aldermenr-and be handled .by a Commission; of- which Lord Shaugh- nessy, Sir 'Alexander Lacoste and Senator Beaubieii! are the more im- portant members, it was announced by" a pFoniineiit member of the re- form element there. LEPERS ALLOWED TO MARRY One of the inost beautiful spots in the :tropics, Kalaupapa, is-set aside tor the isolatio i of the ost hideous of diseases It is the headquarters of the leper colony of the territory of Hawaii says the Cleveland riam r Dealer. people can. he found anvwhere While, The institutioa is famous not only many of tnem came from across the'for the natural beauty of its sur- lihe'-to'.Settle' .here.- the' interests ofjroundirigsl but for the efficiency with are uppermost with them now: is run. Lepers come to it irom all pa ts of the islands, for they are reported by all officers: of the. territorial government, and all suspi- cious cases are -thoroughly examined There is also a lot of good loyal old Ontario stock in the township, too. The Imperial Oil Co. was the mag net W, J. Hanna out of the Ontario government. Hanna is a brainy man; for years he has been considered -the brains of the Ontario government. He-is the Imperial Oil Co.'s solicitor and-it now demands his the world. They entire attention to its intents. They government with food and ..nous -T thej need not v.ork unless tt say W. J. is m the real nch class now choose: and they choose to do and looking after his investments is much more important to him than a position in the government: Time was when Hawaiian lepers hid in the mountains and defied the law Now these who believe they havti- tie disease often present themselves voluntarily for examination. Lepers in Kalaunapa are among the best-treated institutional inmates iu are supplied by the houses they they are well paid. -The lepers are at lowed to marry among themselves and wives and husbands not infected with the disease are allowed to live at the colony if they wish. Some men Senator Robt. MacKay was1 a have several leprous Scotehman, Ms name was enough to out contracting the disease prove that. He was a shrewd Scotch- Babies born rat the colony are im- man Scotchmen are He fvas' mediately removed from their par-- no Bigns of tho i disease at the end of a >ear they ly all properly educated Scotchmenj are taken to JIonoiuiu they are are He a. sucresstul man of carefully reaped and educated investor and very democratic, all characteristic ,of the The children thus born of leper par- ents Dracticall> never contract the Scotch sons of Scotland disease if promntlj removed. Al aone for tho devdop-nent SLT arrested at KaTaupapa that the MC of Canada has on the other hand many of them f Britain London rs of age he Is too old the "irst Lord of the Admiralty m Canada there are some wiio con :end that the war policy of the Dd ninion should be'taken out of the, lands of .Sir Robert Borden, who ia i2 arid placed in the hands of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who is now 75. remarks the Moose Jaw News! ever, willing to do the bidding of thej aa'rty.' When it wrote the lad.not seen that Arthur J: Balfdur lad been appointed" Foreign Secre: tarY.' Sir Wilfrid t.may be older than Borden, but he has more progressive deas nevertheless THIS FISH YARN IS ODD andusjty, ol the Ger ..-4 a WAS to Jthis? city ;by Deputy, of this cit> It was caught in Sandusky bay bc- ow Premjjnt Crossley says it takes its food through its gills. Me will exhibit H the state Indus tun may be paroled with perfect iSafety, with