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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta AGE FOUR THR U-TnrmiOGK DAILY HKlUI.n MONDAY, DKCKM11ICK 21, 1017 letbbttbje Deralb alberta I allies cf food. Labor is i the procedure after the goKUtxr has tcarce, whst there Is demands hlshita't Ms tallot: ses RUd consequently the firmer tlcds it dUflcult lo Increase produc- tion The of the duty oa tract- DAILY AND WEEKLY and Publit-Wni HE LETH8RIDGE HERALD PRINT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED (23 6'h Street W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director hn Torranco Uusluess Manager Mr. N'ewell fays, "K> that there raav be no unfairness with the soMicrs' votes after they cast, the act ors would enable many tamers clause C of sub-section 1, of TELEPHONES usthess Oftice' ditorlal Office Subscription RatM. 'ally. Delivered, per week......10 'ally, delivered, per year .....15.00 'ally, br mail, per year ......H-60 .'ecfely, by mail per yew i'eekls-, V" re" lo U.S..JJ.OO Datrs of expiry of subscriptions ap- ear daily on aJJresa label. Accept- nee of papers i.fte.1 eipiratltn limle is ur autliority to centinuo ihe sub- scriptlon. THE PROGRESS ]f THE WAR The advantage in the lighting of past weeX on the lUUeo front his Een dlstiuctiy iviUi the Italians, who lotvonlj- hare checked all attacks of ;ho Teutons but have made some pro- rres's asalnst them, in retaking old .osilions. The Italian line has now coaslaereljly strengthened, and ,11 danger of any freat triumph of the purchase a machine and the labor problem and meet demand for productloar In this connection we o.Mte with aprroral the following article from the litest leue of Ihe Grain Grower's Guide: "One of the greatest factors in win- ning the war will be the farm tractor. The r.ian shorttse his the adop- tion r-t tractors In greater numbers the only salvation. The allied governments have bombarderl United States with tractor orders. England. France, Italy, Russia have imported tractors by thomanda. They Intend to protect asalmt evea If ImpojU froia America are cut to practically hothlny. There is no place in Uie world today where tho produc- tion of available foodstuffs per unit b! population is i serve tie Birthday of the Peace Trith a sinew: prayer that an- other Chrttmu May find peace established cm a permanent baa when a celebration of the Chrittma ma; be enjoyed la fu sense of the iwonl. The Herald believes the people the world understand the true mean- ing of Chrifttmaa today better than 4, u folVowj: x 'A snfltcient even number of special officers and the- larur number of clerks of whoa on? clerk shall uticaed to eacb returning officer lo assist Mm In the perforrunce of his duttff. Ssch and clerks shall perform, the places to which they respectively tnay bo uilgned upon appointmeni, 'the duties of codettas, recording ar.d returning the votes polled under tills part. OnehabT of the nimibers of such officers clerks shall be nominated by the prime minister, and the other half by the the opposition, aid no dirk shall be appointed for, aiitgned to, or serve any iuch officer when the two are nomlBeec of party 'and by section "e'p oi the'fum.s'ub- section: 'Sli scrutineers, to be .appointed on the nomination _of the prime minister'and three on that of the leader of the opposi- tion. The appointment shsH'.siMe the addresses at .which notices given und-jr this partjnay be served. One of each nomination be present on each occasion of the openins of billot boies, and It the apaJtcatlon and counting of ballots, and every scrutineer shall have arid many ejserclse all the rights of a.can- didate or hla representative at any poll. Any scrutineer writing, appoint 'any necwsary depulies, who have 'and may eiercise the powers hereby con- ferred on scrutineers. Every .-pre- siding officer shall notify in writ- ing by mall or other eipedlt'ous means, the jcrutlnetr ot party whose plac'S at address may be nearest to him, of the naWo ot all deputy presldlnf officers ap- pointed by hta.' "By sub-section praylslon'is' made for the payment of R UP THE Canadian Army Headquarters, Dec. (By the Canadian Overseas Cor- snow and mist i-Henuit'i-E with bright sunshine, Ihe Canadians are enduring all the rigors of winter In splendid spirits for the :renchei on this i.'oul are quiet at the moment Throughout all the services and all ranks from Jrout line to ihe reserve proraratlo_is wero gen- eral today tor Christmas festivities. The Red Cross li supplying cigarettes, cigars, raisins, dates, frnlt, and oran- to every Held ambulance. Tho messes of all Kinds ere vieing with one mother in a friendly Jmt keen rivalry to make their celebratton tho bejt. Turkey and piiiui pudding are at a premium and where (hero .aro no messes and no special unit, arrange- ments are being made to insure that no man will go without hi-i Christinas dinner. At oue headquarters for exam- ple, three hundred men of an employ- ment company will sit down to the for which two hundred pounits of turkey will be supplied by .he chaplain services. Afterwards there will be a spi-cial concert The Alberta Legislature i meet early In February. British Columbia voted I for I'ufou government. tly to, l.leuL Hugh Mcl-iuh. formerly teller In tho Bank ot Commerce at Urandoa. Man., killed lu actlou. Lawrenco IJonny, a director of Coil- vlllo Co.. wholesale grocera, U i 3. Is dead. Lt. Frank Walker, M.P.P.. of Fort Saskatchewan, is reported to have been wounded in action. That the MonttoM Lesislnture will _ The Arlzoaa supreme court has seated O. r. Hunt as governor ot Hunt contested tho election of Governor Campbell, who now holds ,e office. Hunt Is a Democrat. by the (eileral priority board, and I imllEshcrs of itcwepajrars. Luagalluos mU all other users ot printing i.Ut, soou win Ity invited. It Is announced through the dcpart- meat of the naval service that Acting Flight Commander S-'red Curr Arm- stroug, It X.A.S.. of- Toronto, has been Die Distinguished vice Cross, The1 award was made in recognition of his services wIUi a winp of the Rcyal Xnral Air Service at Dun- kirk, lie has doslroycd Several eiicmjr nmchtnea and has [lerforincd other gallant service iii tko air. A. it. Tlomiycnatlo has been sworn, lu as Judse ot the county court- for the Dauphin judicial district Tho Ji.ulgo was torn Ja Camphellford, Ont, of ago und Ju gou-i hoil'.b, was tho 100th man to ask for a ballot nt his polling boolll at Port Dfiver and ho was proud to bo out on election Jay. probably assemble on Thursday, Jan-! it lj rumored that Hon. Colin La Fortune, almost 10Q yoaraj Tor a number of years he resided at uary 17, while not officially decided ,Leiuleux may rellniiulsh MalBonueuve. MeMlckcn. After tho outbreak of the upon, Es the oplulou In well informed 'one ot tho two which lie won, circles. ;to Hon. VV. L. MacKentlo King, who vras defeated in -Xorlh York. The- mother oi Hon. L. M. Kinj. i former minister of labor, died p.t Demoralization ot the printing ink Toronto. She was a daughter of Will- industry of Ihe United States li lam Lyon Mackenzie, of 1837 rebellion threatened by an embargo on the ship- fame. It I; announced that J. H. Crocker, je Toronto, has accepted the meut of V. SI. C- A. territorial secre- tary for centre 'west, the now district comprising Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Western Ontario. an lueut of Carbon black, ono of the prin- cipal Ingredients, ordered some time RuascP, Man., where lie practised as barrister. He cutere.1 politics and 0.1 a term an a member of the provinc- ial legislature for Conitng to Winnipeg he was Appointed provincial magistrate, succeeding the late Alex. war Mr. llonnycastlo raised Ino 200tU battalion, he took overseas. AIRMAN KILLED Forl Worth, Texas. Dec. A. Ross Harrison, OnU of tho Itoyal Flying Corps, was killed yesterday at Kverman, when his ma- chine crashed 100 feet'to the ground. ed by the Y. M. C. A. at which some j suburb of Montreal, feels so keenly tho five "hundred men will bo entertained. I defeat of tho Union candidate ttiat It j Plum puddings and other delicacies turned IU resentment on citizen A. It. j will be sent up with ration parties lo j Mc.Mastcr, who was elected as Laar-1 men In tho firing line. 1 ierito representative in Broine. At a Details ot the election have been'! citizens'- mooting after rto results known that 09 pei able vote In the various corps was polled. through tho votes of tho slackers and those wliG arc willing to desert the boys at the front, rnsd dishonor the name yf Cannda before the world, this municipality feels Itself padly dis- graced." Chairman Jaa. called on McMaster to resign from the School J board as no longer qualified to eier-j else 'supervision over the scholars. Mayor McKergow approved of and said that McMsster ought to re- move his residence from Westniount to Drome. The resolution waa carried f with applause, J Spend the Holiday Season with Folks or FARE AND ONE-THlgD tor the Round Trip Going 22 to 25, and Dec. to Jan. Final Keturn Limit, Jan. 4th, 19T8 Canadian Pacilic Rail way V "The World's Greatest Highwiy" Sydney, Australia, Dec. Uiese pincers retunis [rom lacreasecl by the fOTernmeiit, i the Yole agilust compulsory military and deputy Krattaeert: irtw aril re- semcejjliidAhaeleohBlin is Uwfr acttaV trarelllas t mud l "The act is plain. fronts hu appalled the feat how beyond atlon- -is has ical.situ- i. -Premier Ijbo to criticise prematurrty. QUEBEC ACTING PART OF.-.BAD LITTLE BOY Ihp faniour, Quebec secetston res- olution has caused quite a atlr In i more thsn U has to omdso Jlecausa a dlsgrantled poll- in (ho Province of Quebec are H- air their bitter fteimgt to- has ui i of the ot Then too, ire ipprcclale the spirit ot is we nerer dooe before ire hare come to ap- preciate tme meanlnv of glTtaff: The people ot Canada hare given more o! their time and meana jor waUare at budiaoltj dorinc the pait three yean tlau done. The irftr hu opened a wvy to terrtce In the cauie ot human klcd'. rote. ..._ tn'dv. ot .the talipt boies .fajl -jpfll nhened 'aid coii'tei.'jtSe to he held either ky :M? ,1I_'L Is Na- tibiUHsts" let if orn? ?a, gejferiimeijt "from the'.labpr Jkis pjppQrj u uity.. iut into; effect. Its' plan [or raising Hlfh Heulert Otla-n-a Ageriiy5.--A'nJ6'rfg the Wards tluj rest ot Canada In retaliation and It pleating lo the manner in irhich thA people hare risen to the oppotlanSty. "To gird ts better than tat what the-rest of Canada said to Quebec, last Mondiy Is no rtaion for becojfiint, alarmed. e, ffs resolution Is ilka tie on election day, s_> that" it'Was im- pccilble for the nnlonisls to.kEOw, as nslnnated, in .which constituency such a vote would 'do the good.' flsit he will mn away from and Mvcr come back. He generally thinks I better of It and soon comes, lo, tea teat the chastisement was .ciaa him. to rtcelTi" la OD the Chrifltmaa by a aioftll 'boy who nu bwti B! a seawn'td taie itoik of tie needs spanked for his iamanltj and that alvlng become even more prooonnced In ihe com Ing: Tear. is netrl for It, greater pe-ijaps.than'we realke. Great giving will' aerris to keep the heart Idr.tti tiardsctaf of irar. 1917, alto )Ma a special to tie ChrXtlan. world, for it fiadi Jennalem, the Holy CMr where tie Prince of Peace made the sapreitt-i -Wdiftce at his life that the world miirtit not perbb, in Christian hands after more than four hundred yeara. been ffreste- frotn tM Turka Vr tin Ttctortou arm (ulTaa'dnt In PmlmUije. May not tLb be taken as a Chrl-rtmas. ometi that Britain and her allies are fight- 1 GOVERNMENT- fWT SLOW TO ACT f-Thfl Union Government Is ttcrf i b taking action on questions of tie weightiest Importance. The t taken with regard lo the liqnor f iKitftic, as announced on Saturday, Is I- rtidcnco that the new goremMent Is ftidy'to go a long way hi bringing IM Dominion to a strictly war bails. AliohoSc beverages have no place In the war life of a nation bin recojnU-d Uiat facL The new order of the TJnlpn gorem- make Christinas be a optimism. UK aprMuIIiiK parties are unanimous for the re- to Iteep the icntlbn of tho German Pacific colonies principle ot a deinacraflc peace, f0r no slackening of war sttotln'. to the psoplet right to dlnpose of- themselrei. The ambassador hav- In'g asked him what would dp It Germany retnsed'hli peace, Trotzky that then peace would not he tlgned and that tho Maximal- ChrltUnat rwolt In a stronger deternlnlktlofl to do what hi our power lien to hirten day when wirt shall ati'-i trtati-klnrt may Arer live In peace. Tx-t spirit reign In our we may the belief under- stand the'clgniflcince of the seaaon. Let us drive airay that we mar muck Our Ut-U with Ilihter hearU aod firmer That the Herald't ChT-stmai message to people of and SoMthArK Alberta, and In extend lag It trt extend the bwrt wUket for a merry Cfcrlitratt eer-wjc. IsU 'might be 4 ftivolut loh-iry war." itfotzky lhat H-puMlo opln- of jon waa .opposed to iuch ft war the question would V -before the constituent ateempiyl He .concluded TAKING -TMI- VOTE OF THE SOLDIERS A uimiber of people Imagine lhat the S.oltlifra' can be used, by the gor- eroMeBt to defeat whosoever U te- New-ill, prominent Kdmohlon lawyer, In a dissection of UillU-jy Voten' Act deals witi by that If-the BolsheriW Cdmbed to the resistance j they are In the1 country would trt given, pfer to asarcliy. avaa note j "This cootWa4TIo-i; correct mail, be 33 creatlnjf no between tho Maximalist Held In Dec. KolpMhni- Xoff, the American enbasay at Pel refcrid has Mn li allre bat the correspondent of the Morning Pott in the RMsiM.capltil iayg that the former agent Mt ite American tied Cross Is held In coaflrmmeol no Ane been able to see him. Drilled -.latM AmUisador Francis, Ihe corretpoiidnit arUs, is prepannt a statement on the tttt for publication Col. flul, the ijobr ot which'bears with the words Paris, Dec. aerial acflv reported by tbii-war office. In the course of 100 air during the last few days the'French downed Ocrfain' Tlio annbunceracr.t follows; "On the right bank iii mat %6.00 Mason Risch Service is known from one coast to the other as excellent, efficient and unexcelled. TRY IT! Store Open Evenings Until Christinas Plcaic cul oul tW( coupon i MASON MASO.V Gtnfftmtn-Wtttf _nilT us. by reltnn mil (Vt.rlptt.Fenutter ana lull ronctm- Inz your VHtwl Of FEKS. THE HOME Of THE VICTROLA' EVERY STYLE-EVERY PRICE THOUSANDS Of RECORDS fOR YOU iO SELECT fROM _ ___ __ ____ ____ oftrfL_______________ al.J, o'Clook'ln- find Ihe momlng by iMtm, niton, Red er objocllvo behind eocmyi Guards anil olhara: Balmoral [Block Fifth St, S., Lethbridge ;