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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRTDGE 'DAILY HERALD SATURDAY. DECEMBER 23, 1910 e, Hlbetta DAI LV AND WEEK'LY Subscription Polly, delivered, per vreok: 10c .Dally, delivered, psr year Dally, by mall, per year J4-00 Weekly, D? mail, per year 11.66 r jVeekly, by mall, per year-Jo U.S..J2.00 i, TELEPHONES Business Office 1353 Editorial Office............... I324 W. A. Buchanan John Torronce ..Managing Director Business. Manager Dntos ot explrr of subscriptions op- pear dr'ly on address label. Accept- ance of papers after aspiration date Is our authority to continue the subscrlp- tlon. Your King and Country, neod you right A CHRISTMAS The. Heraiil offers'to Its Waiters the Season's Compliments. We trust that ?ill. homes, will he bright and. happy on Christmas Day, and that In all hearth StMe'ast, peace will reign, and-thafc Iri all supplications to the, most High we Will .remember -th'e. peace ot trie. world real and lasting peace, riot's make Shift, not a cowardly peace. Slflfggt Ing as we are In a great arid jibly cause, we want that cause to prevail and It can't prevail If we sanction i peace of a lukewarm character al this moment 'To bur rri'eri in the trenches, to the loved ones: .they Have. left behind, in humble spirit we. extend greetings They are great and noble menj and the wives' and mothers at Home are great .arid ho'bie women. May Chr'ui- thas be a day of good cheer and ness to those homes where thoughts ire Blretted to' a dear husband, father sort in the fighting line sV May ho distressing news marki the day for these .dear-people; To ohe and all The Herald present! Ka best wishes, and expresses the hope .that the .kindly spirit character- istic of Chflstfnas wi'll'pfevaii'rn our hearts and homes, not oh one 'day onlyj but throughout oiif IIMei. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR President Wilson's peace" note ceived Tilth titter words by the Bri tish who -acorn advances of the ruler who, in the face of {he direct outrages of the Germans, had to Bay in the Dame of humanity. The note will not be. responded to at pres ent by the allied powers; until full communication has h'aeir heJfl them upon the subject. Success for the allied forces TariouB fronts Is recorded in yester- day's dispatches The British, in a sudden offensive In Arabia, haye-jle- featcd the-'.Ttirks sad captured -twin' them a town- WhicB Jas teen In thHf ppssessiorj for two years tivity by the British in Mesopotamia Js alEc. reported. The ftuss'ans Announce success In their fighting in tie -wooded regions 6'f the Carpathians in Galicia, againsn the Austrlans. In Dohrudja, in Ruma- nia, a is in progress, with the advantage with the Teutons as yet. Airmen have heen active in France, dropping homba on important German stations and positions. Artillery .bom- bardinents are frequent in .Yarioai sections of the western front. NO REASON TO CHEER UP The liquor interests shouldn't cheer up too much over the legal-talk that the smashing of direct-legislation in Manitoba may knock out Alberta's liquor law, because if direct legislation is wrong m Manitoba it is likely to be in Alberta. Direct legislation whether good or bad trom the legal won't make the least bil of difference, The Alberta govern- -ment knows the opinion of .the people of Alberta, and will keep: the-liquor law on tho statutes no matter how often direct legislation may be at tacked and annihilated. No govern- ment dare restore the liquor business in Alberta and expect the endornation of the -public. Such a government would be wiped out of existence. berta doesn't want the liquor business, and the rendering of the direct legis- lation act' inoperative doesn't a 'particle ot difference. The -liquor" in- terests need not cheer up even for an Instant. If they do the'gloom .will scon o'er spread them again. NOT. A TIME FOR CONFERENCE A conference convince the that Germany is right and that peace at this time would be a blese- Sng to the woild. Then why a con; There should he no confer- ence, and the United States ought to realize It, iffi'Sl Germany Is In the to rijlit tkf wronn it DM per- petrated upon the world and honestly a real regard for Hie aban- donment of militarism. Tho allies aro not In tliiS war, for gloryj thoy aro sacrificing: HveM >voalth for the groat and holy purpose of'overthrow- Ing tartrarlsin and militarism aiid au- tocracy. Until the powers represent; ing these unholy ideals are humbled there cnn bo no peace, except a peace that would only be a truce, and we don't want a peace of that character. We want a real abiding peace. That should bo the allies' answer to the United States. If President Wilson seeks a frank statement of allied opinion, -ho can flnd It in the words a former gai-er- nor of Kansas, now a Canadian and a Liberal candidate for the Alberta legislature. This gentleman, Mr. ,T, W. Leedy, declared at a meeting in Edmonton this week: "I am In favor of conscription for this reason. Germany has put us on a war basis against our will, wish or concern. We did not want to go to war; we were not prepared for war; but for two years we have been striv- ing In every way we can-to get on an equal footing with the Germans. We have not only got to that now, but to better than the Germans and we are jib'lnq ah'ea'd. I am In favor of going ahead and I am pleased to the bottom of my heart with Lloyd-George'i speech, because It reflects my senti- And it reflects the sentiments ol every Canadian who has a proper ap- preciation of what this war is all about. "On The v PICKED UP FOR MAN DISPLAY FAITH Ifo MR. MACDONALD The Vancouver bye-election resulted in a jstffkirig vindication ot Hon. Si. A; Macdonald, the new attorney-general of British Columbia. A certain ele- ment in tne Liberal party demanded that he should not be placed !h the cabinet until the plugging episode in tne Vancouver election ot almost year ago "was cleared up. Thsy tried to hold Sfh Alacdonald responsible for this incident. Mr. Brewster, the new premier, on the other hand, took the ground fiat Mr. Macdohald was ala legitimate selection as attdrney-gen- Sral, and not to appoint him to that position would he holding Mr. Mac- dpnald responsible for the Vancdiiter wisely flecldedt to show eonfidence in hi3 and- a former well known Stratford boy, has been kflled in an automobile accident in Oregon, Annie Nestor; bf St. Catherines, was struck and killed by an automo- bile while walking on a street in i Buffalo. Maurice Franklin, a Buffa- llo lawyer, driver of the.car, has been; charged with manslaughter. j Attorney-General Lyndon Av Smith! of Minnesota is giving personal attea-j tidn to the drafting of a >biil for In-j troduction in the next legislature pro-, viding for the estamfHtinieni of state j owned .paper mills on state'timber-! landrS. j Sapper F. Munder, of the 36th bat- talion, Brantford, has been awarded the Military Medal for working for eight hours under shell fire on a :rench filled with water up to nis neck. General Turner pinning on the ribbon behind the firing line Guelph .will have at leas t four names mayoralty ballot at the coming municipal election. At pres- ent there are In the field ex-Mayor John Newstad, who was an unsuc- cessful candidate last year: Aid. Joseph. LawBoo, Aid, Barlow and Aid, Martin. It Is announced by the recently or- ganized Free Trade league that Wil- liam R. Wood, bf Neepawa, M.P.P. for Beautiful Plains, has been arn pointed general secretary and '_ wUI give his entire, tlme. to the league, with the exception ot that portion required for his legislative duties. Miss Nora Moore, daughter of the rector of St. George's church, Toron- to, has ben 'offered tho position of superintendent of. nurseries for tho province. of Manitoba. The position is an Important one, taking: in. the management of the whole of ..the nursing Homes for tlte children of the At 'present Miaa Moore' ia one of Lady Drummpnd's honneg fn'Etogiand. The establishing a-car ferry between Stevenston, .near; the mouth of the Fraser river, on> the mainland, and Patricia Bay, 15 miles from Victoria, which will.carry ;tiieir trains right into theVB. C. capital are flow being built at the respective termini and the ferry ship is in course of construction- and will for service In the early Several changes in the manage1 of Ontario prison farms are announced; .Or. J. T. Glimaur, for 21 years the Central prison, arid latterly of the Ihdnstriai prison; farm at Guelph, has been appointed provincial inspector of paroled pris- oners, and Superintendent C., F. Alex- ander' of th'e Burwash pHs'on farm in northern Ontario, has succeeded him. Assistant Superintendent N. M. Mar- tm ot the Burwash promoted to be s.iipe'rlntehdent. A bill passed in the Quebec legisla- ture" takes ft healthy slap at banks. It provides that the yroviittciai. tax on banks is to be- ohe-tonth per cent, .upon the amount of paid-up capital. The present rate is ou every of paid-up capital up to one million, and ?50 for each 000 or fractions thereof over the mil-' lion toarki This works buti on a bank which lias a paid-up capital _ot as follows: Present tax, new rate, a hundred per cent. jump. The' Bell Telephone Company also suffers a raise. rate bf taxation..On "au- thorized capita] of .telephone .com- panies is also, inade one-tenth-b't one per cent, bii capital. 'Thte hits only Company, which at present pays khe maximum provid- ed per year, which on will have to pay Increase of White Flour you felt it With the advancing price of wheat "the sdven- cent loaf is say the bakers. In its place we have the eight-cent many cities only the loaf. A loaf of white flour bread is n.ot a complete ration. However wholesome and pure, it does not supply all the .proteids the human body needs. In Shredded Wheat Biscuit you have all the body-building nutriment in the whole wheat grain prepared in a digestible fprrn. It is always the same price, always the same high quality. Eat it for breakfast with milk or cream-or with fruits. Made in Canada W th'e tome of every voter ifi the ity. A piatforift outlining its prlii- ipica refcreiice to 4utllciiiat politics hag Issued by the local socialist ciab. George H. Wronn, candidate for mayor, ivlio IB also "Seal Brand" means a certain, definite blend bf high-grade itt and always delicious. Don't take any always irisislt on having "SEAL BRAND" COFFEE. Xh 1. and 2 pound tfna. line ground lot Percolitori. Never sold in bulk. 18s CHASE SANDttRfi, OF FOOD AT COST Free Legal Am AISo 'Advocated by Sprlrigfleld SoHallsti' SprlngYield, socialist president labor union, maks his .campaign pn the plat- form Which advocates', among othel things, the extension of the right ol home rule to the city, so that it may qtvri aftd operate Its public utilities directly or in cbopferatloli with other municipalities, its strot railway terii; its light} fieat aiid power plants its' fuel yards, ice plants, bakeries and milk depots. The iJirtj- also advocates tile esr iafciishing of'- a pubiic market wh fooS BAy be olltalhed at cost. DlUfeCl'ORY (3IIAIN BROKERS OFGXNADA Home with your friends for the Holidays CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR FARE AND ONE-THIRD FOR ROUND TE I P ON SALE DECEMBER 21-25 ALSO ,DKC. 28 TO JANUAKT 1 RETURN LIMIT JANUARY Matt tkat ntltdas Trip it? CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY Give Your Wile an Interest In the feriilly's flhan- eial progress by open- ing a Joint Account in the Union Bank of- Canada, In her name and your owa You will ffhd it S very convenient afrahgerheht, for then either can attend to the banking when in town, making deposits or withdrawing itioney. In case Of death, th'e balance automatically goes to the survivor. LEtHBRIDGE BRANCH A. F.S. fATUM, Manager GRASSY LAKE BRANCH H: E. SANDS, Acting Manager THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAD OrFICE T6HONTO SAFETY JPEPQSIt BOXES now Brtflch for the cus- tody of valBablesJiJapers, etc., afffirdiiig safety and priirtcy. Portlier, itfenaatioa supplied by the tnanagi-r. 323 LETHBRIDGE BRANCH a F. BLETCHER, COALHURST BRANCH 2S8, 13th Street N. j. G. D. SPAFFORD. Acl'i Minmger. Business Worries In Our past experience we find thjt many merchaMts, farmers, and well known men are absolutely ignorant ac to their own business If your creditors are worrying you. If your are not at they should be. Gould you not afford Five per ctnt. of your income to have matters properly adjusted, satisfactory to yourself and to your creditors? Private correspondence solicited and respected. ESTATES ADMINISTERED, LIQUIDATOR, OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE. British Canadian Trust Co. GEO. W. ROBINSON, Manager and Secretary PHONE' 1843. CONYBEARE BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Winter Excursions Low Round Trip Fares TICKETS ON SALE DAILY, DECEMBER l.t T0.31efc TO TORONTO, HAMILTON, LONDON, WINDSOR, OTTAWA, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, ST. JOHN, HALIFAX AND All Points in Eastern Canada Final Return Limit THREE MONTHS frem d.te of liiue. To Atlantic Seaport! in connection .with ocean via all Steimihlp Linn lo the OLD COUNTRY Final Return Limit FIVE from dute of itiue. to tt. Paul, CedHf Chlojo, Council Bluffi, Dei Moinet, Dubuque, Fort Dodge, City and other United States Points Final Return Limit THREE from date of lieue. To Vancouver, Victoria aiid New Westminster Tlekiti en Sile Otombir 4th to.9thi January 8th to 13th StH to 10th, 1917. I Final Return Limit April 30th, 1917. For full Information apply U) any Clnadlin Pacific Ticket Agent, or write, R. DAW80N, DUtrtet R A1 bought'- outright or I haudied on Commission. ETURNS..made day as received. LL tjhqqUeVfof'this district Issued by our both, bridge braiich. IN direct touch with Euro- pean buyers' through our own export department.! N" ONE Dettei1 equipped to glvo you service. James Richardson and Sens, Limited 201 Sherlock Blda. Phone 77.7 Eitabllihed 1857 W. j. Lloyd, Res. Phone 365 M.M. ClarK, Acct. Ret. Phone 1613 OFFICE PHONE 1318. MANAGER'S PHONE 1484. SMIMURPHY CO. GRAIN HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG Wrltd or phone at our expanse If you have grain to handtti We can you thA bent price the stand aha give yoii courteous >nd prompt riturnt." M. T. MACLEOD, MA'. LEtHBRIDGE OFFICE SHEnLOCK BUILDING STRONG 100EER GRAIN And CbrnmUtioii Merchant! organization if at your lervloe and with our lance we cio Utely tiiirantM to you the ben pricei for jour rrtUn IBy (line and any grade or-kind bf'limla. Phono M 1922 Ollgiry I For Qffioe 1M8 Lethbrldjo i OuoU- RiL .1111 Lothbrldge) tloni. Our A0lntt who are In your 4. A. CUMMINQ Lithbrldge 'Mantger HONT THE- WAR VETERAN WHEN YOU HAVE A JOB TD OFFER Please noNFy EDMONTON. Segt Returned Soldiers' Bureau, J, R. OLIVER, Secretary The men who have fought, and aro fighting our battles, deserve conaider- itioiito a superlative degree at the lands of those who did not go to the front. A debt Is due them that money cannot pay, but that can be met )art by a due appreciation K iroper attitude.towards them for their rallantry and self-sacrifice Find out what jobs .are vacant in your community. Make it a matter of for employers to give tho first chance to a returned soldier. Encour- age the men to get back to work is bad for them, as 11 is for iny of us If sou are an emnloyer give the returned soldier a. fair show. H may take a little time for them to get their bearings Haie patience with them, and encourage have uffered so much for you Be in a position to advise the returned sold- ier where to go in case of need If you see one in any difficulty, try to help him out, or go with him when hoPcan set proper attention. Help ths nien who have helped you. QUEBEC'S NEW LICENSE LAW Quebec, Dec. provincial treasurer's licensing 'bill, introduced in the Quebec 'legtetijture.'last. night, 1ms all tho radical to the liquor license act that had been anticipated, aiid others as well As control of the liquor traffic, the bill provides for enact meats as follows: Bars are to disappear by May, J918, being replaced by cafes with tables Wholesale' reductions are to take place at once in tntf number ot li- censes' held throughout vlnco, and which remain In force will be under Increased taxa- tion, which will mean for the gov'ern- ment the same revenue with the larger number of licenses now iii ef I feet. In Montreal, for Instance, 60 licenses are to be cut off next-May and in May, 1918, IOB morp will be cancelled, all "without compensation to the holdera. The hoars of Bale aw to be from i a.m. to. 9 p.m. "Treating" Is forbidden, and Is provided for both parties In where one person' is detected ling a. drink paid for hj another. ;