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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FRIDAY, DKCRMBRH 21, 1917 EL-JU-JU WE MUST VACATE FOR SOME TIME PAST OUR PREMISES HAVE BEEN ADVERTISED FOR RENT, YOU CAN READILY SEE THIS IS NO HUMBUG SALE, WE MUST BE READY TO LEAVE WHEN THE LEASE EXPIRES. EVERYTHING IN THE STORE IS REDUCED TO A POINT THAT MEANS SAVINGS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO j THE PUBLIC. THE CHRISTMAS SHOPPER WILL FIND HUNDREDS OF USEFUL ARTICLES AT BIG REDUCTIONS. EX- TRA SALES PEOPLE WILL BE ADDED TO COPE WITH THE CHRISTMAS RUSH. EVERY DAY WILL FIND FRESH BAR- GAINS AWAITING YOU. MEN'S SUITS 1 A-75 STRICTLY HIGH CLASS Values up from WE MU3T VACATE FURS FURS BIG UBERAL REDUCTIONS, WE MUST VACATE LADIES' COATS NIFTY STYLES f .Priced up from WE MUST VACATE BOYSVPANTS Extra special WE MUST VACATE WHITEWEAR HALF PRliCE WE MUST VACATE for WE MUST VACATE Men's GLOVES Big value up from WE MUST VACATE MEN'S HOSE Wool and Cashmere COTTON TOWELS O _ each OC Men s SUSPENDERS Neatly boxed 50c BATHROBES A dandy at WE MUST VACATE WE MUST VACATE WE, MUST VACATE f WE MUST VACATE Men's Silk Ties THE ROYAL THIRD AVENUE Men's Fine tfl 1 C I Walk-Over Shirts !r WE MUST VACATE Every Phase U. S. Meat Supply Subject to Probe Dec. federal, and company, of Boslon, had bougbl commission's investigation be- to the ownership ot the- Chicago slockyards and railroad ler- took on addlllonal Intcreit to- day with Ibe announcement lhat Iho Inquiry would louch every phase of Ihe natlon'3 meat supply. The 'com- mission's recommendations are expect- ed to form Ihe basis for legislation to remedy the situation If such Is found necessary. Details of the plan for obtaining con- trol of tho Chicago Junction railways and tho Union Slock Yards company were unfolded by William M. Wadden, former treasurer of the company, who BQld.'he waa partner In F. 11. Prince and company, of Boslon, but sometimes took ehorlhand dictation from Prince. pages of shorthand notes were identified by Waildeu as having been taken by him In 1911. Flat admission Orden Armour anil p. ll.'l'rihce ainied.lhe Chicago Stock Yards com- 'controlling Ihe Chicago Stock Ylrda and terminal railroads was made vAllhongk the slock ap- peari In the name o! Franfc H. PC- grim, secretary of the company. Wad- 'ita udd he knew who the real own-jobtain control of Junction tn were. and Iho Union Stock Y'srdj ,Tke notes were headed "proposition" company. act forth how Prlncn and i, Armour were to obtain control of Ihe I'aslor of First Tlapllsl Church, Ed- shares, of which Armour was to take one-half, the balance going to Prince, and Ihe remainder of tbo com- pany's stock was to be bought by Mose- ly end divided equally between Prince and Armour. Thfl ODJect ot the new corporation was said to be "get contracts from packers and give them together of eight per cent stock of Ihc new corporation." Some dlscuaalon arose over.Mr. Wart- den'a translation of the word "togelh er" which' appeared In brackets In the shorthand notes. Mr. lleney ask- cd YVidilen If tho symbol did not mean "hlg three" referring lo the three principal packing groups, Armour, Swill and Morris. Mr. Wadden said' he waji confident that If the dictation had been "big three" he would have written It so, Mr. lltney Introduced a lellcr from F, W. Croll, confldenllal secretary lo J. Ogden Armour lo P. II. Prince. The' monlon, who cornea "lo Uihbrldgn to in excess of fifteen thousand. Under" Ictler enclosed clippings from new.-] assist Ilev. Baker In a BcM6s of pristine the publication ot Ottawa, Dec. called to tho colors on January 3, as the first draft under Ihe military service acl will re- celve Iheir notices wllfiln Ihe next feu days. Instructions have been Issued by the military service council lo the registrar In all mllilary dlslrlcls other than district No. G, (Nova Scotia nnrt ljrlnce Krhvard Istl.ind) lo Issue nollco Immediately lo tho men now avail- able for eervlcc. Men will report for j duty to the depot battalion as directed I by the notice. As many men as the district head quarters can handle will for Ihe Ihlrd of January, and Iho bal artcc day by day in such numbers aa convenience may dlclklc. thus called r.n will he considerably HOSPITALS ON WHEELS CARRY WOUSDED WEST Can Provided to Transfer Bed Cases Across Dominion by M.H.C. JIany vlsllora to Canada have prais- ed 'the hospitals and sanatoria sup- plied by the government through the nllltary hospitals commission tor, Ihc treatment of returned soldiers, arid GROUND FOR TJJ. the schools conducted In connection with them'for the vocational training Tide good space for carrying linen and supplies, anil In cusc'oi a great emer- gency rcrlatn casca nilght be carried there. liy arranging these curs In units of two they may be atUchel lo sny ordi- nary passenger train or made up Into a uncclal trnln. nnd the fln the shulllc like Institutions are' ehol from coast to coast over the rails, beafiqg tho bed caaoa brought back front England, eludo them. In tticae cars, complete wllh .wards dispensary, kitchen, and nurses' and physicians' quarters, 22 bed cases bound for Inland points can be'per- feclly cared for- Tho.heda arc Rtnntl- ard boapltal cols, so aprcad with while linen and bolstered In plllowa as would friake a weary salesman weep with envy; thero solicitous nurses In perky whllo caps, and with every of two cara n physician to look the men. Ono car carrle.t all tlic aervlce fnclll 'SCARE IN CANADA T.B. Ratio in ZO Per Cent Lower Than In Civil Population Sayi Dro Parfltt "So far at the occurcnce of lubcrcnlo- sla among, the soldiers la concerned, tbero'M no.grpuad'for.-a tuuerculosls acavo In .declares Dr. U, D. in-a leclure reported In' n jirlvalo .'hulleltn clr. ciliated among" Ihe rhembera of Iho Association of Medical Olrlcers Caring for Tuberculosis Soldiers In Canida. "If Instead of polnla oul Dr. Parlltl, had-hcen a thrco years' "unlt campaign for Bending to sanatoria all Bddri'men of military of lub- I erculosls, ivho -were not capable e-I ilolng specified minimum amount ot physical work, intl maintaining them T Knrl Worlh, Tolas, Dec. IlrlMsh Bvlalors nnil one American In training here were killed this morning tvro machines collided ,ln Iho air. Two of the rncn were In one mn- chluc. The coilJRlrm looX plncc at a. low tiUilufa and than half a mile from the landing field, The dead arc': Arthur Weualcr, 19 Kingston, N.Y.; l.lcut. 1IUB3C11 Jenner, 19, Klngs- vlllo. OnL; Cyrlc Albert Biker, 25, lient, F.ngland. papers of October 10, 1310. and silil lhal reiiorlers had'ashed him of rum- ors that the packers were trying lo Railways, company. Thnn omt a "Klrtme" which de- the Stockyards company was to okUIn the control of by the c tbe fittt.Atii. eiairai he and control M-tkir preferred stock and can be to the memoran- dua >gd Arninur tbe coiiam Prlirt to own of "01 course we denied all knowledge of the Hie letter said. HOME FOR CHRISTMAS.' OUawa, Dec. Inc. Ion of cabinet incellngs lonay, the ma- Jorily of the ministers will leave Gl- special services Jannary 1st I.) lath, and whom tho ministerial association of Ihe.cfty have aaked 'to speak at Wesley church New Year's morning at Ihc annual Sunday school rally. if o f, .j I) r, r, 4 16 STRIKES IN NOVEMBER Qttawa. Dec. 21. ntrlkea Involving ninety-eight flrma and oc- laws lo epeni Clirlalmas at their curreil hi Canaiia during Nov- homes.. The prime minister; If ' will like real for a week ur ten Aiji in the noalh, leaving Wtawa per- (n the "reek-end. Ilnn. W. pfeiMdnt of the privy coun- cil, ferr-Toronlo tonight.- council mel this morn- tlock; F. S.-UnelT UK dined up airears o! buai fr ember. Tha totjl (Ime lost f! estimntcd at Inan If Ihcy remained In civil life, nlncc army life will, a! a rule, strength- en rnihc-r than weaken rcslsinncc, and lio dnct nol look for a great Increase In (he number of among Ihono who have undertaken mllflnry ser- vice, "The MIKlsrv Hospllslg Commlselon havo hiid.umlof Ireatme'nl cases, 003 from tho campg from overseas, li Is estimated that olhrrr iierBoiti who Darllclnalccl la (lie car is a complete ward Irom overseas. II H estimated that conspiracy could be found gnlltr. for cots. The! (hero are InbercnlosU cases still nucs'lon of conanlracv was are relalned oven throngh overacafl, giving a total of eases at ii'ndb by lembcr 30.lh, 1017, tliBt Isij for an- projclmately three years. Rate'.20. Per Cent. Lower In C.E.F. "The rclallon of cases of active tub- erculosis In any population to Iho death rule tins been varinasiy eitlmal- cd 09 10 lo 1, 8 to 1, urirl 5 (o 1. Ap- plying this ratio lo Iho death rate Iho Incfdcnco of luberculosls for men oC trillltary age In Canada li per Ihoii- U Is therefore quite plain thai tha Incidence of tiiherrulrala In Cwadlan exneillllonary force it' leul 20 per conl. lowor theji In com- parable populallon In civil life, nol. withstanding Iho hardanlps of train. Ing and warfare." The mllllary hospitals Commission !a now'Tunning cighl sanatoria re. lurncil tutjerculosh soldiers. In addi- tion six other sanatoria, .Ihc finest Institutions In the counlry, are de- voting n largo portion of their lo nlllljry patients; and fonr or fire care for varying nnmucra. PLENTY Of are som6 people, by the try, .We cannot wholly (nisi. They like to (III (he public eye Wl'.h rtdsl. Kaatu Cll ;