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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, DECEMHER 22, 1917 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Further Reduction In All Passenger Services Now Winnipeg, Dec. Free Preis Toronto correspondent: "At confer- ence between npreecntallVes of all railways la Dominion wtlli Ho mlnlon railway board, held In Ottawa, il was decided to make further reduc- tions in paBsesser serrlco In lo t-nabto railway companies lo iceel seri- ous shortages in coal supplies, which coincides with a prnsaing need for au increase In transportation facilities for Iho movement of freight ami mUQl- tlons. "Tlio representatives of lines left Uio conference with tentative plans for the reduction of lujEenger'ser- vices anil during yesterday and todiy ojierallng and Iraflio official] from all divisions of Iho C. H. nnd O. T. 1'. are In conference at -Montreal wo'rllng on a readjustment and reduction of the paisonger aenlues, whilst tho O. N. R. services aro ti moat condi- tions by officials at tho Toronto head- Quarters. "The chimes la all passenger sched- ules will become" effecive -January C, next, and gUhougb. reductions will not be quite drastic as cliant es ordered by tho, railway board last year, when 17 trains running out of Toroalo were cancelled, many local services on branch lines will be suspended and about tea of the trains now runuiug out of Toronto will be cancelled. "A serious cut ID parlor car services 1% also being considered anil it is likely that, with the eiceptton of such cars as arc doing double duty as din- Ing and parlor can, tills travel lux- ury will be abolished. Other changes under consideration include the can- cellation of at least one of the trains on tho Sunday service between Toronto and Montreal. "Special trains, eicept such as may ordered by the military authorities will nofbo allowed and all excursion trains are also prohibited uaflcr {ho agreement raiiiieifat tho Ottawa coa- fcrenco." Coir; among1 other games, Is sllll holding its place In sport back of the front, says Grantland nice. A British officer, one of Scotland's best known players, brings hack word of war golf, which Is not precisely Hie game to bo played down south this winter by wandering bands of tourists hunting Iheir places In tup sun. How They PJa'y "In our remarked the lirl- ton, who had served two yea.., on the western front, we fouad H possible lo lay out nine holes hack of the lines. "There were no eitenslvely Ions holes, but most of them were Interest- Ing. As we wete ucablo to keep the greens In shape, we merely dug a hole for the cup, whsre It was possible to chip the ball in with mashle or mid- iron. "But conditions were quite differ- ent from the old 'days. The course was in shell rar.go. anil very.frequently after, a round we returned next day to find a new course, with new traps jHiiil new bunkers thoughtfully, pro- vided us by Hun shells overnight. Where a certain bole one day was only fairly well trapped, by the neit day it would require the keenest sort of ac- curacy, wlih six or" eight shells to the right, and left along Hie fairway of guarding the flog. Evert More So "This isn't the worst of it. There werj freshly or newly tapped and hunkered while we were playing .It. A man might stop to-tho tee, and while he was addressing the ball would hear an GRIEF Can be expressed best by a mon- ument of-fitting'design ami'lefc tering.' Wo "ffiiike, monuments1 fitted both to the size of your plot and. the 1 ength of your Its for yon to say what kind, of memorial yon prefer Lcthbridge Monumental and Cat Stone Works Street Go to Ed. Kennedy's For In boxtt of ,10 to Ciyarrttw In boxM of 50 to 100 For Chocolate, In Ixutt of NOW! Wkile tbe car la idle h the Ttrr Best Time to tkbie worn tan TiresRte-treaded !t emit omir luH tke price of a Dew (Ire Md J.OM mllrt HOTOIulB after n- tiTetlUMIon hf Unl ed Stales naval and of justice agents. WHAT BANNER READ A professor of Princeton, wti0 taken ranch4 Interest "hi woman .inffrage raovement, wu -perimied to Hnaer In a li PAGE SRVEH Fuel Commissioner Arbi- trate Certain Disputes of Coal Miners While Ihe Gait minors returned to work Saturday morning without any j concession whatever on the part of the inlno owners on tho question of open or closed shop, there aro come other matters lu dispute between Ihe mlno officials and the unions here which will be arbitrated later. One of these Is a question of classi- flcallun of a couple of engineers. This dispute was referred to Commissioner H. Armstrong more than a month ago but ho has reached no decision. However, it Is expected ho will visit Lclhbrldge field next month for the purpose of considering all grievances of this nature in all tho campa, but the question of a closed shop will not be considered. VANCOUVER HOTEL BARRON FI11ST CLASS. 200 luxuriously fur- nished rooms. One block from C.l'.Ii. Hotel, in the heart or the up-towa business section. Room rales: 110J and 11-50 only. The Woods Hotel Under same management as BARROX Vancouver's oldest ami best known hotel. ID the heart of down-town bus- iness section (nest U. c. Electric De- pot) Single rooiiiE. H.OO. Double 50 W. D. Mgr. Write tor rcserva- lions. III Calgary. Dec. respect to the fuel situation in Calgary and ths.west. the assistant fuel conlroller haf, wired Ibe mayor of Calgary Saturday that "Everything-humanly possible "is be- ing done to clear the situation up Mailing you a complete list il cases immediately." f The Canadian Northern and Canad- ian Pacific officials slate that manv hundreds of additional cure, along with the necessary engines, are oclng put Into commission for fuel trans- portal Ion. Rcgina, Bask., Dec. ncglna's winter fair building, totally destroyed i by fire on Tuesday morning was: characterized as the greatest fire trap i in the counlry and "an economic j crime" the Investigation proceed-' ings that opene.1 in this city today and Instituted by Fire Commissioner A. B. Fisher. It Is stated that evidence' taken in the military court of enquiry! .that has been in'session two days is: to the effect that within two minules i cf the time smoke was first smelled by the fire picket, the building was a! I seething mass of 'lames. Evidence: [also taken by the military authorities jshow that the structure was.practic- ally on the ground a mass of blazing wreckage within eight minutes. SUCCESSES at Toronto TTnl- verslty, 1917: 1st Mathematics and 1st Classical entrance schol- arships. Lent terra begins on January 9. y, Dec. lees- motive firemen today were grant- ed 'exemption by Mr. Justice Slm- the military tribunal. They will only be exempt long a remain In their present employment, PLANS BIG BUILDING PROGRAJJI Government- Mjy Spend for Homing Activltlei Washington, Dec.. more'ihan fpr land arid buildings for..housins ail the govern- ment's' activities In an outline of a general building plan, has been recommended to congress by tho.public buildings commission' in its first report. The bulldlngi proposed nre in addi- tion to the permanent government buildings already occupied. At.pres- ent the government is paying about a year in rents for private buildings In WathUurtoi. MILUONS DIE year from Consnmptioii, MillionB could eaved if only common aense .preTeotion had been in the first stage. If TOO ARE a Sufferer from Asthma, Bron- Catinh, rienruy, Weal- Lnngi, Couji ltd Dis- eases leading ap to Tuberculosis, eresied in Dr. StraadgarS'l T. B. Medicine. Write for Testimonials and Booklet. BE. STSJUTDCAmO'B BEPrcnTE 263-26S Bfrwt, TorDntB. DRINK ola 5c a bottle At your dealcrx or we deliver a Cage of To Any of the City for (Bottki to be returned when empty.) Sole Bottling Agents for Lcth- bridge District. Purity Bottling Works Corner 4th Avenue 4th S I Phone 1501 AUTOUVERY FROM TOE BUOU MOTOR PARLORS COUNTRY TRIPS ONLY. DAY OR NIGHT NO HILL TOQ. STEEP. NOR SNOW TO DEEP FOR THE MITCHELL Wesley T. Flynri 'Phone 1750 ONLY 4 LEFT THE REST QF OUR all 'OtoerrM a ft, bin 4Mo I -jot IK, body, M tbe. banoerr the MM. ticked UK wu am ttet Imnerr It cw ,'roto.: Why xan't II j MAJORITY ofll- wn, tn the tiexrto. nay fke total riXe MM ISM3 the number cut for Pfewei being awl for mcn 'CONVINTION FJec. of 1 tanaal CMTmtton of Sukatch. ewan OYiin Orowem' AMocfttloa were flied moralss for rebnMrr li lo BELGIAN arui PERCHERON HAVE BEEN SOLD THEY ARE ALL HIQH.ORADE STOCK ONE WAS IMPORTED DIRECT FROM FRANCE, BALANCE FROM GREELY, IA. THIS IS THE FBEST OR COMPANY STOCK. We witk J UK! imnBce dame THE PERCHERON BELGIAN HORSE CO- _ Of DtdtCT FROM HORSE CO. CREELY; Wf-HAVE ANOTHtt LOT COMWG WJANUARY. Hue 530 1 1 C "r i t. for CHRIS Nothing so pleases the artistic housewife as a tontribution to her China cabinet at Christinas. Such presents are always in good taste, too, and no man can make a mistake in such a choice. Neither can he make a mistake by doing his AT McKIUOP'S We have the largest assortment of China in the history of this store for this Christmas' choosing. Here are Some Season's Specials Fancy Cups and Saucers v Also Spoon Triys, Olive Dishes, Butter Plates, Cheese Dishes and Celery Trays. Glass Water Sets Specially Reduced froin; to Big shipment just affived for Christmas. ALSO TABLE FIGS, CALffORNIA GRAPES, CELERY, CAUL1FL01KER, HEAD LETTUCE, AND 8THER VEGETABLES bFTHE.CHRlST- SEASON. -H.A.iBcKILLOPCO.- takes the opportunity at this time to wish its patrons A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS PHLLOPCO. Next Herald Office 1113 ;