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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBR1DGE DAtLY tTGRALD DECEMBER, 22, 1915 Itetbbribae Deralfc Hlbevta DAILY AND WEEKLY. Subscription Ratal OCllj, delivered, per year.. by mail, per year... Weekly, by mail, per year.. TELEPHONES: SANTA CLAUSES Office Office Editorial W. A. Buchanan Managing Director 3.00 2.00 1352 John Torrance Business Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR There appeal's to lie considsrabls flou.t as yet as to just what move the, Teutons and the Bulgarians, will nest mate. In '.he Balkans. Some re- ports give it as a certainty that an attack on Sa'.oniki is prepared, while from other sources comes the news that an attack on Albania is being planned. The allies nre continuing to land troops at Saloniki and to strengthen their positions, while the Greek troops have occupied a posi- tion between the allied lines and the Bulgarians. Clashes have already occurred between Greeks and Bulgar- ian raiders. It is espected that Greece will not interfere to any great extent, but her troops are taking up positions which wi'rt make it possible for them to resent any invasion by the Bulgarians. Jt is believed that any attempt by Germany on Egypt is doomed to fail- ure. Within the past few months Britain his been carrying on exten- sive defence works there and along the Suez Canal, and it is felt that the Germans can not concentrate any large number of troops on tills new campaign without impairing her effic- iency in.other theatres of the war. Premier Asquith is the Bri- tish house of commons to authorize the raising of another miFiion. men. If this is made possible Britain will have raised closo to five" millions j Bince the opening of the war, and will be prepared for any emergency. WHOA THERE. RASCflL i. THE KINO WE teuu THE. KlDS THE LATE PRESIDENT OF THE U. F. A. Ttie United Farmers of Alberta have suffered another great loss in tie death ot Mr. Jas. Speakmah, the energetic, and. self-sacrificing president. It seems only, few months ago eince W. J. Tregillus died while holding the saine office. 3Ir. Tregillus was a very ab'is man. acd a true and tried friend of_ the fanners, and Mr. proven himself a real worthy successor. The U. F. A. is a powerful organization and it is serr ing a splendid purpose. It needs, however, strong men to direct its engrgies and it possessed men of this character m Mr Tregillus and Mr part of any person of the power offerer been 'able to earn .more than ONE WITH WHOM we. COME INTO FINANCIAL TOUCH Professor polio believes that the: laws should be passed to prevent the question is mainly an economic one, j marriage mentally weak. Dr. "and ihe ethical Questions involved j Clarke recent case which ultimately arise from the economic came under his" observation In facts." PersonaHy he condemns asironto. The man is nominally aged most rash "any assumption on the] 31, hut mentally, aged 7. .He has Sfpeakmaa. Mr. Speakman was a man of fine, noble, Christian character, and his death will be greatly mourned In many circles. TAKING THE LIFE OF MENTALLY DEFECTIVES AND DEFORMED Just now, as the result the action of: the Cliicago physician who. termi- the-life of a terribly deformed child at 'birth, controversy is proceed, ing in medical circles on the merits of the case Since the Bo'.lmger baby allowed to die, other .cases of a similar-character have arisen and there has been an expression of view in the press and from physicians that it it best for the world and for the child as well that deformed adf1. 1m beetle- babes should not be allowed The.Medical.Review of Reviews, an i American publication, has obtained :of some eminent obstetric- ians on the question, and it appears _ that thftjmajority of them leaii to the opinion Jbst defectives should not be allowed to live, not'iecausa it is nest for world or the individual, but _J9r the reason that the physician is :lot warranted by law in cutting ofl deliberately any lite even ir useless to the wQrtd. Professor Eiward Martin Colie, Jr., in clinical obstetrics at-Co. ItuBbia University, thinks the time has nol yet arrived for the profitable dis- custloB jof a question. He says "The physician has no right under the laws us they exist to terminate tie life of a newborn Infant, no matter how horrible the deformity, for no one ehati be deprived of life without the process of law. There exists at the present time no process of law by which this, however desirable, can .fee accomplished. "While, it. is he continues, "that in a large number of cases the deformity Is not compatible with life and the babe survives but a few pre cartoug we must a large group ot cases where the of .life it can be Is IPUB over period of months, even GREAT REDUCTIONS IN CHRISTMAS GIFTS Manicure Sets Just Half Regular Prices Ladies' JeAvel Cases Gold and Silver Plated Carving Sets 2, 3, 4 and 5 pieces ALL SHEFFIELD MAKE Electro Plated Nut Crackers Two in Case Oak Cutlery Cab- inet Containing 12 Dessert Knives, 12 Table Knives 1 Pair Carvers 1- Steel. 2 Knife Rests All Ivory Handled PRICE Electro Pjatcrt 3-, Piece Tea Set and Tray Regular price Cash Price Desk Set and Pad -COMPRISES Letter Rack, Paper Knife, Ink Stand, Calendar, Pen Wiper, Pen Tray, Now nett Brass Miniature Vases, Pails, Ink Wells, -Smokers Sets, Your choice for 50 cents. Oak Cabinet CONTAINING 12 Pearl Handled Knlvel 12 Pearl Handled Forks O'Cedar Mops Two, 75c. Triangular, for SI.25 Nickel Plated Table Lamps and. O'Cedar Mops Round for 51.50 ONE DOLLAR! ONE DOLLAR! ANY OF THESE ARTICLES FOK _. COPPER HOT WATER BRASS TEA KETTLES BRASS CRUMB SCOOPS PLATES PLATED TEA POTS FANCY TEA POTS BRASS TEA POT STANDS COPPER KETTLES BRASS BOWLS FANCY HOT WATER JUGS TWO DOLLARS! TWO DOLLARS! YOUE CHOICE FOK PLATED BREAD TRAYS PLATED MARMALADE JARS PLATED SUGAR BOWLS PLATED HOT WATER JUGS PLATED PRESERVE JARS COPPER BRASS BREAD TRAYS BRASS HOT WATER JUGS PLATED TEA POTS HAYR HARDWARE CO. 405 oth Street South McKeown's Old Stand The Federal' Treasury.Js alleged to with jamming, of cartridges .in rapid recommended to Premier Asquith ini- have- been defrauded out bi over firing. A private letter received at mediately after their appointment 000 m connection with dredging con-. Ottawa states" 75.000 of these rilles that the salary of each oi' them he tracts in British Columbia. PA ICKEDUPIN have been so treated. Britain's attorney-general, Sir Fred- Rev. E. Leslie Pidgcon, of :.St. ji John's church, Vancouver, formerly crick Smith, says'that he' and the estimated, of Knox church, St. Thomas, Ont., solicitor general, Sir George CtvT, least [lias acce. t3d a. call to Augustine church, Winnipeg, at a-salary of 000, reduced'to and that a large reduction also be'made in tlic size of their fees. The'-net result, he would he a .saving oi at FOR THE BUSY MAN 'life and death, however clear cut may i a week. Recently, however, he seem the particular case, as being a! obtained a week "for his services.! A new parish hall has just been pp- usurpatloa of a very power." Professor Joseph Bolivar De Lee of Northwestern University, one of the most famous in th, observation of the General wiU hold 1 tas sale next the country, human life is too; sacred to permit even the most de- formed baby to perish. "We have no right to take human life. It is. a matter for, the lie writes. fortunately, a monster seldom sur-'i wyes. In the milder deformities, sur- gical art a great dea'i." Advices from tlie Santa Cruz and Solomon Islands state that drought has caused the death of na- tives. Sorce villages have been so de- populated that none were left to bury the dead. The death of Mrs. James William- son, aged 41, of London, revealed that her husband had enlisted and she and three children were living on his allowance in a small, dirty house. The proposal to -establish a Na- system for Can- Private Glendav recently returned' ada was endorsed bv a gathering of engaged to be married and when she from the'front, mav be appointed to representatives oi a number of soci- that-she was not, he stated succeed the late V B Grace ds col eties and municipalities in the Mont- dangerous He has married two women, as far as ened by Cranbrook Anglicans the police and hospital authorities can learn, and was about to marry a' third when the case came under the hospital Hereafter, all the Canadian divi- a'iemsts.; His last "marriage was per- sions will be complete, with none of I formed bv a clergyman who; recently the smaller unit provided from the -Imperial. tees, as has b.cn the case came to Toronto.. The woman.be met in a park. He asked her it she was that he was anxious to obtain a wife, as his mother did not -treat .him pro- perly.: The marriage license, the man o In and of Inland Revenue at Cran- Professor Strieker Coles of" Jeffer-' said, was purchased from what money It is said that Rev. K. W. Nor- real district. George Ross, who was for 71 years -resident oi Chatham, is dead at woodj: rector of Cronvn Memorial the age of 86 years. The late Mr. will be the chaplain son Medical College fortifies his argu-remained after a night's intoxication.! o[ the 70th Batel'on now in tram- ment by citing an interesting case.' Neither the man. nor the woman he "I have now under, my he says, last married was aible to read the marriage license, j It Is a' crime against humanity that' ing- Lieut. E. D. Huycke, with a araft who has left of the 33rd Battalion, is the thirJ son of Judgt such .persons should; bw aKowed to Huycke, of Peterboro', to.-go; oyer- "a woman without arms, only a stump on the left side. She has been mar- and has raised a family of fiie normal children Would The issuing of marriage II-'seas, been justifiable to kill this [censes; Is top often, placed in the j Dr C. K Ciarke, head of the hands oi persons more eager for the! of .vlcdicine of the University of To- the fee than the character j EFectrirardepartmenT ronto, while-refusing :to. comment on of the individuals seeking the license, instantly killed, when he came m the Chicago case, very property; in. Clergymen also deserve criticism contact with a live wire our judgment, condemned when they unite In wedlock persons! c in the clothing ent system under which imbeciles and who are imbeciles and mental defect-1 oj 17-months old daughter of mental defectives are able to obtain ives. While the Wisconsin law has William Donaghy of Ford, was ignit- marnage licenses and be able to be been ridiculed, its purpose of ei by the kitchen and she was married without dimculty. In ihe in-j ing a raedicai examination before ajf terests of the world and future gen- marriage can be performed, has Essex County Recruiting League proposes to raise in and elsewhere in the United Statss an- other American Legion, of British subjects resident there. From Sertember 1 to December 11, inclusive, bushels of grata' was shipped from Port Arthur and Kort William, volume in the history of the head of the'lakes. Twenty men, some of them gradu- ates of the University and of late were residing as far away as Vancouver, have arrived at Kingston a-5 recruits for the Queen's Major (TCev'1 Win B'attie, pastor j of St. Andrew's Presbyterian church, I Cobourg, .has been permanently ap- eratlons it seems to us that stringent thcless much it. Keep the Family Savings in a Joint Account In the names of two or more, H u s b'a n d and Wife, Brother and Sister, or Father and Son. It Is an all-round convenience, as either can deposit or withdraw money, and in case of death the balance goes to the survivor without any formalities, forming an immediate source of ready money. OP CANADA LETHBRIDOE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH 0. R. Minager K. E. SANDr, Acting Manager pointed senior Canadian division in France. Owing to construction of the new short line between Toronto and Montreal by the C.P.R., Havelock, a Ross was for over 30 years connect- ed as bookkeeper with the T. Taylor company Vice Admiral C. E. Kingsmill, di- rector of the naval service, has been appointed president of the Canadian nava! pensions board .and Dr. R. H. of has been appoint-: a ihember of-ths board. .Charles Carson, one of -the bandits sliot in St. Paul, was ji son of W. A7 Carson, a billiard and pool hall sup- ply man o! Winnipeg, and a well known 'curler. The son had disappear- ed from home a couple oi years ago. Herbert Thackeray King, of Owen Sound, sentenced to hang at Owen Sound for murder on December 23, had his sentence commutted by order-in-council to life imprisonment. Kme if, found to be of unsound mind and will be committed to an asylum. Lt.-Col; J. A. Aikeh, of the Twen- ty-Ninth Light Horse, formerly pub- lisher of The Saskatoon Phoenix and for two years on the staff of the-Tor- onto Globe, has appointed to command the 9lith Overseas Batta- lion at .Saskatoon, being transferred from recruiting' district "C" with headquarters at Prince Albert. .The -AVcstcrn Canada Powrr Com- pam Limited innounces that it is unable to raise money to pay the half-yearly interest on the first mort- 5 age bonds, falls due January next, and states that a proposal is under -cbnsideratiQn to convert the nest two years' interest coupons at par into shares 'The militia department has pur- chased ten thousand dummy rifles for bayonet practice among troops in divisional, point on .the old line, has training in Canada. In England the 1 lest 500 oi 'its innitfitants in a year.' Koss rifle is, bcinc bored to (Jo away. Something Like a Gift! 52 Happy Days Next Year for Mother! Ask the youngest member of your "Which.fs Moth- er's hardest And promptly comes the "Wash-Day' Mother dreads the aching fatigue of every the nerves of the'whole family are jangled through, sympathy. No wonder if the Monday supper tablo is a bit with the official soother too tired to "pour oil on How unnecessary it all is! If a man had to do the washing, how long do'you think It would be done in this old back-breaking way? He realizes the economy of labor saving he 4 employs it in his own uork. He recognizes that time and better health soon pay for such devices If a, man had to do the washing would very goon install a "1900" Gravity Washer And here is homo maker, the hub of the family out hei .precious strength, as her mother and grandmother hefore her Isn't it about time the family took more than a sympathetic interest' Isn t if time for a little real action? Can you think of a more sensible gift, too, which TnU mean fco manv more hours of leisure during the years to Now I know how disappoint- ing it is to send for something and find ,it not quite as, repre- sented, So I am going to bo very careful in describing to you my '11900" Gravity Washer. I know that it will wash a tu.b full of very dirty clothes in six minutes, .without wearing or tearing it in extrem cly simple to operate. Grasp the handle on the side of the tub ever 60 lightly anil give tt a swings part way round. A clev- er arrangement here lifts the tub slightly and gravity sends it bacfc to Us original position You swing the tub' back 'and forth and the mechanism raises and lowers -itr-and ao tho oper- ation goes on. The tub islde- tachable-ra.yery important tea- ture. The'1000" Gravity Wash- pr will wash blankoU, qulltf. and even rugs quite as success- fully AS the finest lace and Hi- en, This is an ideal Xmas gift for want.to make the terms so easy that any family can afford it. I have absolute confidence. In my washer, so I want you to try it-at ray ex- pense. I'll pay-thev freight and pilaw a month for testing then If not found absolutely sat- isfactory, ni pay the freight on it back again. If yoii promptly enough, I can. plan the ship- ment to have the Washer ar- rive at Christmas time. If yov, it as a Xmas gift, men tldu this point specially you write. I have an easy payment plan about which I'll tell If you're Interested. Write for my .Booklet wait 'un- til too late Address me per- sonally C. W. GRAY TM Hardware Store jthit Sivti You Money CIFTH STRECT LETHiRIOOE ;