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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta DKCKMBER 2G, 1917. LCTiinmnfiE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEYEH Technical and Yoratioital Train- ing Classes Now To Be Opened Canadian Army Headquarters Jn prance, Dec, a ujiec-lal appen- dix to orders today tt Is atmounced thai lUo Caiiail'au commaud has t.utb- orlzcd the establishment of a imlver- on Vfmy JUUge, A scheme o( tc-clinical anil vocational training will be tested first by a division auil then extended to all dlv'aiona 03 soon as' possible. It Is already announced Hint advanced students In all dtvis-j Ions nny make application to tevc j work iiroscrllicd for private reading, while tha1 president's report for the lifjt tJvo days operat'cn of the flelri university Fhcws gratifying progress, In that period lecture.? wcro given to BEATS OLOHiLD IN FIVE-MILE RACE. Bafcersreld, Cat, Doc. was said to be a new world's automobile record for five uiHes on a one-mile cular dirt track, was bung up In u race meet here by Louis Chevrolet, who yesterday de- feated liarney OldlleM and Ed- d'o Ms time being three mlnutea, and 4S seconds, Iii a trat lap officially Urn ed, Oldfield clippsd a second off world's record by negot- iating the mile In 45 2-5 sec- onds. rlc weights; catalogues articles made to both measures at the same pilces; and the tluio must come when tho three touutrles Btill retaining old lirnr fill liriU VriWPl systems, brHaIn, anj the lTn- nrKr N mil TrAK AlHcd States. wlU full Into line with the JILIIL Ull nLll U iflteruatlonal system. Dec Reid, an Great interest Is attached to the annual performance ot the .Medicine Mat Operatic Society, which takes place lu the Majestic New Vear'a day. Tho past achievements of the boclety are too xvell known to need uuy further comment, The production Ibis year U an opera which has had a ticmendoua popularity these last twenty years. It has been duced ID a dozen titles In Canada ant) practically all over tho United States. Messrs. TBUIB Co., of New York, who have control of the royalties, iay thlE Is tho most popular opera on their list. This is not much to be wcmiUrecl at. Tha characters arc outstanding and the music Is brilliant and easily 'grasped. On thla occasion the tery by Mr. C aid well promises to he exceptionally fine and Hie costumes are niore elaborate and a great deal more expensive than any tiling this company has shown. Mr. W. Paris, Infantry battalions and Ihrco American, accused of bciaE a Scliutto Is stage manager and trench mortar Latteries. A normal man propagandist and sympathiser, j Mr George Stewart will be at his old training school ivaa oponcd at which Jims been deported to "t 'ho re- P05t as conductor. The company num- ten classea wore held and a brigade quest of the Chinese government lit aft of four Instructors was sent out to Impart Instructions to battalions of one brigade.'. The brigade staff cn- rulted nearly ono thousand jiupils, lak- Dr. Gilbert item, editor u.e ajekln Post, was released from prison at Shanghai on July 23, 1917, when he promised to relrain from criticism of Ottawa, Dec. Frank G. SwJU zer. one of tho best known physicians in the Ottawa valley, died in the 1'ro- lestant general hospital on Saturday Jng one of the following subjects: Ag-! the American government or its offE- ricuUure, business, science and hia-icials. lory. U Is expected that shortly classes rill be arranged In French, political forestry transportation. T'KAVERS (Knm Our Own Travors, Dec. to Mr. and Sirs. Lachanco on December 5th, a daughter. Mr. Guy Kaltting left this week for Ont., lo spend Christmas at home. Mr. and Mrs. C. I3reonne left for California this week. They Intend the winter there. Mr. W. J. Oalliford died quite sud- denly last Sunday night He will be burled In Toronto. Mr. Fred Scott returned this week from Catpary, where he was la the- liospital for somo time. Auction Sale of a Valuable Ranch There will be offered for sale at public auction, subject to reserve price, at the Magrath Hotel, Jiagrath, Southern Alberta, on Saturday, the 23th day of December, 19J7, at tho hour of one o'cjocl; In (ho afternoon, that valuable ranching property, consisting of acres, lying In Township 2, Range 21, West 4lh and beautifully situated pn, and north and west oE the north branch of the Milk river, more particu- larly and legally described as Certificate of Title, which -will be produced at the sale, on the following terms: .One fourth cash, balance In five equal consccutivn annual Instalments. Interest at 1% the privilege of paying tho whole or part of purchase money at any- tlroci before ma Emily. ThisJRanch, farriillarly known as tho Pago "Ranch, Is veil fenced, has" Wacrear more or'lessrof cultivated land upon It, of 'which more or less, are In summerfallow. The buildings are of frame and shtngie construction, and.cpnalal of a four roomed bungalow, a fore- man's house, good stabling "and granary accommodation, extensive corrals, etc. There la a never falling supply of water obtained .not only from the Milk River, hut also from beautiful springs, many of which tire largo in area and Ineihaustible In in fact, for stock purposes tho water and pasturages on this Ranch are the outstanding features, vrhile for mixed farming and agricultural purposes, large areas of arable land on the Ranch can 'readily brought imder the plorc. FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS APPLY TO THE STANDARD TRUSTS COMPANY TRUSTEES AND ADMINISTRATORS AND TITLE HOLDERS. Winnipeg, J4th December, 1917. company num- bers about GU voices with lull orches- tra and the public may rest assured that everything that money and care- ful rehearsing can do hss been done. Scat plan at Aaslulbola Music Store, The work of the American Metric Association, 161 5th Ave.. New York, to further the adoption of Metric Deci- mal weights aud measures as internat- ional uiiUa for after-war commerce Is interesting to progressive people. Although In England there is n strong association in favor of the measure, at present none exists in Cauada. In order to keep touch the following vtell-fenovm citizens have be- come members of American As- sociation, subscribing to une year's membership through Itaiiiel Sydal of the membership committee: Mayor Hardie, Commissioner Free- man, Commissioner Grace, C. F. i3 Conybeare, K. C., S. J. Shepherd, W. S. Ball. O. K. Cameron, W. A. liiKhanan. d.stlimulened M.I1., Dr. M. Campbell, J. D, Uigm- iwccrfiiim of its jothaui, Wm. Meech, Cbief lisrdy. D. Donald, It. J. K. D. H. EUun. R. Hoy Davidson. J. n. Oliver. C. Haley, Simpson Co. Ltd., Hylandi Co., J. B. Turiicy. Dr. L. A. Hoy. C- n. Jlowman, J. Norman Ritchie, Geo. U. Mackcy, Hudson's Uay Co. The mayor and J. H. Oliver of the hoard of trade have rcce.ved from the association the circular of the bureau of standards No. 47 (Washington, 1917) aleo metric system in export trade, document No. 24 (Senate C4th Persons Interested may consult these bulletins. The annual meeting of the associa- tion tafcea place at the University of Pittsburg, Saturday, Dec. 20th, 1517. P. K. It has been staled on the street that i had slutcd, 'That our electric plant was overpowered." In cusa should s others having the same understand- IK. J wish let .state that what I always said waa "That our plant was badly out of balance, bavins a grtat purpiuj ot bolltr pOkver with a de'icJciicy of electrical v.-Mcli Js the case. It tis anticipated that the earnings of the t plain wilt pay for the new plunt re- mp ,-our and don't let It be defcatoJ Rome, Dec. Giornale De Italia, in an edl'orial today, states that U refuses to hellcve in the good faith of the statement maile by Glo- night, of pluro-pnaqmonla, after a fevrj vannl GloUtU. ex-premier and farmer days'Illness. He vraa 54 years ot age. i minister of the Interior, that he Is Dr. Swltzer was a native of SwitzeV- IICW unwilling to ECC Italy make, a vlilc, noar Napancc, but In his child-, soparaleiiicaee. The attitude of the hood the family moved to has been Sarrall, the eovenmieiit bas jrcii wjthou't burUen on ,lie. Lsci-ordlug tu LU; official i [ax payers will be replaced BS head of the aliie-j am anj. Or this armlej Ht Salonikl by Oeii. Mane LOUIE (icfMted through. Artolphe Ciuillaeii'nat. Sarrall.l who has had to struggle against sov-j loua dififc-ultioi has remleroi! great services. be called TJ other j duiJta as EC-cm as rlrcumsfrmrfrs mil. Gulllaeutnat arrived at Salonlkl on Saturday. He Is one of1 tho heroes of the Verdun where ht coiumnndcd uii armv corps whkh wa? mentioned In army orders as bavins by the methodical and the vigor of its attacks." A London diiipstcli last 1'odnesrlay that annoutjcenicnt has been uiailo In Aliiens of the retail ol rail, vrho has bceji in Command in tin.: eust iiiite October, His auc-ces- name was given at that as TJ.B X'O't KretK'h victory at Verdun last summer '.va.s under the immediate leaUeuhip ot Uen. GuiUaeumat. iii'Jiffer'.-nco on year part. 1 woul'i call your attention to tho n-najl .-ote on the last electric by-law which gsive in favor ami tlvo aKaiiist. and vrhich shows u grave IticX of interest on the part of the, rato payers. Your-} truly. Commissioner. G. T. R. EARNINGS Montreal, Dee. Trunk Railway earnings from December 15 to 21 were increase CITY OF LETHBRIDGE BY-LAW No. 313 (Coleman Bulletin) A great deal oC concern is felt by his family and friends over the strange land sudden disappearance from his husband had noth him aa saying: "The appeal time now la unripe.1 nF m3M. r Inj-haB been seen or heard of htm by Glollttls followers, Ihe Giornate 1 sirTre De Italia point out. but adds that the i ex-premier probably will await a rememberea that promising situation next year in evenilJE of Ilst WCEk "as Par- er to put his Into execution lni Ocularly cold and stormy, ami as Kriah this connection the newspaper quotes f n'as cSvad only ln an suit 11 3 clothes, and a light cap, it is feared that lie must have come to grief he- fore he cculd have tra'relled very far. He left his mitts, and all his cash In the house. i -Krlsh is a Uoliemian. and has lived ilri ColemaTi with his wife and family qf'four children for several years, coni- ng here Irooi Michel. He Is described about 5 ft. n-in. tall, of light corapleiion, and weighing about 150 For several months" past'' he has been in poor health, and his wife in- formed The Bulletin that he has had a. tendency towards despondency for Epme'time, not long ago hinting at tak- Toronto, Deo- over being separated from his children on Christmas Day, David Brown, an el- derly man, look his own life by illum- inating gas Christmas day. His dead body found behind u barricaded door by-a brother who went (a pay him a yuletide visit during tho alter- noon. Death hjul apparently occurred only a few minutes before the brother arrived and every effort at resusc'at- lon proved futile, Hrown came from Western Canada about three weefcs ago. According to the brother, lie was a widower, -and on coming east hat] left behind him three children, the youngest seven years of age. He Is survived by a family of children two of ivhnm are members of the Can adlan expeditionary force, ono being hi France. People's Forum Belng a By-law of the City of Leth- bridge to provide (or the borrowing upon debentures the sum necessary to pay for the purchase and Install- ment of an Electrical Turto Gener- ator and Electric Light Equipment. WliKHKAS by Section Four (-1) of Title XXIV. of the City Charter, the City of Lelhbrldge has tower to pass this Ily-law, and WHEREAS the Council have deem- ed it necessary TO purchase and ins'all KIcctric.il Turbo nenorator and clertrjc Iffiht ei'uipmtnt, and provide for the installation and erection of the same and for engineering and super- intendence, and for auch legal printing and advurt'sing expenses in connec- tion with this iiy-law and for discount on the sale of the debentures to be; issued, ami WHEREAS It has been estimated ihat it will be necessary to borrow the sum of Seventy Thousand Three Hundred and Twelve dollars and fifty cents for the purpose hereinbefore set forth. WHEREAS it is deemed expedient to raise for that purpose by way of a loan on debentures, tlis sum of Sev- enty Thousand Three Hundred and Twelve dollars ami fifty cents 312.50) ami that the same shall he re- payable in N'tne t9) years by annual payments, bearing interest annually at the rate of six per cent per an- num, and bhall be payable as to prin- payrnents; such debentures may expressed either in Canadian currency or Sterling money of equivalent value as prov'detl by the Currency Act as the Council may by resolution direct. ami shall bear intercsf, at the rato oC six ;icr cent per annum and aa to both principal and interest may.be ue payable at the Bank of Montreal London England, or at the chief office of the said Bank in the City of, Montreal, in the city of Toronto or tha city of hi the Domin- ion of Canada, or at the chlet office of the said bank in the city of New York in the Stain of Xew York in the United Stales of America, or any other place or places In Canada. Great Uritafn or the United States an the Council may by resolution direct, and such debentures may contain any cliuse providing the registration hereof and authorized by tha Leth- City Charter. The said debentures shall be sealed with the seal of the City of Lethbridga and signed hy the Mayor and the City Clerk and the coupons, if any, shall he signed by the City Clerk anfl sig- natures on the Coupons fmay IHno- graphed or engraved. f In.addition to all other amounts there shall be levied and collected In each year for nine (9) years during the currency of the said debentures on nil the ratable, property of the City of LethbridgR by special rate or ratea sufficient therefor the following sums The Metric System _Eome" subjects are sub. stdiary, nothing to war or after-war conditions Is being djs- tnisced without consideration, aud tfTr- development of the movement towards universal weights and measures re- ceiving attention. j Morn progress towards the adoption cf universal wcighta and meiiurei haa been made in the past year tfcan was made in the last decade, and this is part of the preparation of onr neighbor to capture European .and South American commerce. Manufacturers in tho United Stat'ea aj-e eiecutlng order a for of mllUons ol dollars of machinery for Franca to metric raoasures; packers labeling In both British and Met- An ideal gift- useful every day THE HICK-SEHL HARDWARE CO. "Wear-Eyer" Week Christmas Special ing pplton. Search in the Immediate locality of Coleman revealed no.clue as to which direction the man had taken for his mldnigbt excursion, and his wife haa no Idea where he could hare gone to. SUPPORT THE BYLAW ;o the Public: The rate-payers of the city are ask- ed to vote on, a by-law to provide for extension lo electric plant, on the Sth day of January, I91S. I wish lo em- phasize tbo absolute necessity ot this extension, by saying that should tills by-law be defeated the city will be out.Qf power or light, before further piovlslon can be made to carry- the load. This fa not an exaggerated state- ment a fact, so far aa it is hum- anly possible to forseo, and in Ihe event of the by-law being defeated, the responsibility is on the shoulders of thp an the necessity of this extension has been fully laid before cipal and interest In annual install- for the payment of the Interest and a raents during a period of N'ine (0) sufficient portion of the principal years, siirh annual payments being in each year so that the full amount of such respective amounts that the ag-; principal and Interest will be paid In gresalo amount payable in each in-) Nine (9) years. The sum to be raiHd tailmont.of principal and Interest In I annually for the payment espect of the said debt shall lie as! and the portion of principal required icarly as possible OQuai io the amount I shall ho Ten Thousand Three Hundred o payable in each of tho nine (9) i anil Tliirty-sovon Dollars and Fifty annual payments of tho saUl period as Three-Quart 1 "Wear-Ever" Aluminum Covered Sauce Pan For Only Replace utensils that wear out with utensils that "Wear Ever" and Coupon if presented Dec. 20th to 30th, 1917. Aluminum utensils are NOT "all the same." That's why so many women prefer "Ww-ETCT." Get this kettle_and for yourself the difference. Refuse sub- stitutes. Clip the present it TODAY and get one of these durable "Wear-Eter" Kettles. Detroit, Mich., Dec, on the Great Lakes ended as it began a hard and long fight with ice blockades. The parallel failed In one respect, however. According lo the information crews on ice bound freighters at tlie close of navi- gation did not suffer from lank of pro- f Ytofbns.] At the opening of the season a n amber of vessels became, imprison-j ed in Lake Superior oiJea from shore j and food supplies were taken lo them W BOOT who fought Rgainst terrific Odds, risking their lives in trips across Ice. Wblie the tolal tonnage handled daring 1917