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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUH THE LETHRRIDGE DAILY HERALD DKCEMBKK 27, Sbe ietbbrfbgs fteralb Blbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Cetly, delivered, per 10c pnllv, delivered, per year ......55.00 'Daily, by mail, per year ........54.0C Weekly, by mail, por "Sickly, by mail, per year to U.S..52.00 125? TELEPHONES Office-------.......... Editorial Office VV. A. Buchanan t-naKlnK Director John Torrance Business Manager Pates expiry of subscriptions ap- pear drMy on address laliel. Accept- ance of papers after expiration dato Is our authority to contiiiup the subscrip- tion. Vour King and Country need you right nowl THE-PROGRESS OF The German answer to, President peace note is the suggestion of a peace conference of delegates of aH belligerent nations in some, neu- tral dty, and a reiteration of'lit3er- Jnany's willingness to' participate hi the esalted task of bringing aliout peace. WhHo. Germany is- spilling abroad these hypocritical pronouncements she tSc same..time threatening-a'-re- toewal on a Taster scale of subinarine fright fulness In case of the allies-.re- 'fusnl of peace, and the allies are-pre- paring for this eventuality. Germanj ?2s expected to make indiscriminate on all allied and neutral ship- jping irrespective of the status of any attacked. Along the battle fronts considerable is reportel. In Rumania the have made further advances !Tind'-taken a considerable number "of prisoners. On the western rront ar- tillery bombardments are frequent allies have made several success- 4'ul raids on- German trenches.- nioro than thnt, tho heads of tho war lords. The Boston Transcript quotes Dr. Kausfti as saying In- The Algoinehie Rundschau: wnr is over by next April Ger- many will have to-raise in mutual ro- Her totnl tnx- incomo is If th whole revenue is to be raised by direi taxation this would be equivalent t one-third of tho total national income So that a family earning a yea would hnvp to reserve ?150 of it fo fixation. This is of course fmpos sible. Graduation will bo uecessnrj Such taxation will strike deadly blow at Germany's nations wealth and dry up the sources of re venue, so there will have to be n uionu mental editico of indirect taxiUioi deeply graven with tho character o social justice." Frankfurter Tagespes comments: "These calculations can ;ay no claim to accuracy, since ngains espouses must be set certain revenues which Kausen does not take into cou sidoraiion. But the final result does not therefore become more fnvorabti At present the empire must find the interest on a debt of while of credits have been sanctioned by the Reichstag, anc will probably be soon spent. Even if hostilities cease in April these will not be all the debt. A very large amount of non-recurrent expenditure "will have to be incurred after peace is signed for making good naval and military material, railways, canals, we hear of immense sums which experts consider necessary for this purpose. Family and unemployed relief willalso absorb a great deal of PICKED UP IN PASSING TffWjjUSY MAN fight in the Strait of Otcanto 5s reported.' in four'allied' war- ships are said to'have been damaged, and two Austrian, according-to the Austrian admiralty. THE ..ATTITUDE OF LINCOLN Students, of the-American civil war will remember that a proposal to qon- -sider peace terras was, made by-the Confederates and that Abraham L'in- like the. allies io recognising it, but finally yielded through pressure on thg part of Gem Grant The conference didn t money, and the empire will be faced with a deficit of not less than which will necessitate new loans. Moreover, the federal states and the communal authorities have cut down their expenditure to a mini- mum during three long years, and will have-to make up for neglect of drain- age, paving, school buildings, rail- ways, 'and. other works. This may well bring the grand total of indebted- ness tip-to German taxpayers ought to be in a hurry for peace that would forever menn the end of war. When thg true etate of things is revealed and en the taies have to bfj paid, there may-he a revolution In a deposed Kaiser. ncotf say John Stanfield's re- .Edward Gillls, a well routo barrister, is dead. Ex-Mayor Gunton has been a pointed police magistrate at Simco Ont. Dr. Daniel Galbralth, is dead Dresden, Out., ngert 77 years. R. iM. Sarles, principal-of-theV-pu lie school at Ont.) has e listed. William Dal ton, for forty years constable at Niagara- Falls, is dead Charles Steelc died very suddenl t St. Catharines after getting -u from thfe supper table. Rov. W. A. Mcllroy, late ot Ottawa I'fts inducted as minister at S Jiles' church, Hamilton. Hamilton Recruiting; League puss ed -a resolution urging the govern ment to-enforce tho Militia Act. The Province of Quebec is to i luce the number of hotels withou providing for compensation. William Johnson, who located ii :he Clover Bar, Alberta, district, 2 ago is dead. W. F. NieWe, M.P., has been mad. a member of the Canadian Hospital; Jommission. George Gray, one of the best know: udges of heavy horses in the Do minion, died at Newcastle, Ont. The Ford plant at Detroit, closed own for seven days to- relieve rail oad congestion. Sis hundred out oi Newfound and soldiers have been, killed-in ac ion. There are automobiles in se in the United. ai Joseph Letter, the Chicago million ire, will probably lose an eye as the esult of an, accident while hunting Terribly burned when" her clothes aught fire while she "stood near an pen gas grate, Mrs: R.- C. B.urns, f Brantfordi jdjed iu.a few hours. The death of Hattie Yates, aged ive years, at -EmerSon, JJan., brings a string; the number-of victims of the.fire in attached to. it. Unlike the brand the a covered sleigh-.to three. P. E. I. Fire Tinder writers will, in crease premiums' 15 per cent., due to ree'ent losses and-government war name associated v tloa was.shrinkable. h, the resigna- _______ I Labor'has Ifi right to ask the iia service, board" why it is undertaking registration and overlooking national- ization- of-Canadian "industries .ed .for. war service. go about' things that way. Have the big interests got a pull even on. war pol amount-to _anyminff. _ Lincoln had said wanl to get BSrvice of of 'money and industries of the-.proposed conference had consented tc be a party to it: He (Jefferson Davis) :doea "not At- tempt to deceive us. "Be- tween him and us the issue is distinct. inflexible. It is an issiie which can only be-tried by war and decided by victory. Whatsis true, however, of 'him' who heads -the insurgent cause. is not necessarily -true of those .who" follow. Although; He cannot reaccept the union they can Some of them we know already dealre peace and reunion. Lincoln's idea was exactly., that "of ite-allies tortav that the war'should hs continued until the people of_the bibec side awol-e to the .of victory, and put .themselves in'a io be treated with, regardless of tho Implacability of any Davis or Hohenzollera, He finally yielded .16 Grant's, met ;the-Con- -federate-peace-commissioners. -There; Hampton refused to ac- jfsept any proposal except unconditional Surrender He promised hut refused to define it except to say he individually favored compen slave owners, and that he execute the confiscation and penal acts with the utmost lib- Tprality He made it plain throughout ;that he -vras fighting for an idea, and that it useless to talk of compro 3nise until that filea was triumphant As Lincoln fought Jor an idea then do the allies today. They cannot Sacrifice the idea, which rauui T.U the nations ofi the Vorld and tq at large h; uanctloning an immature peace! if the allies should follow Lincoln's and gne up as did appearance sake their aversion t conference they probably mav be pected to fohow his example further and -.refuse to make any compromise peace M Europe and the protection of small nations. .Jf the Hohenzollera sentatives refuse to hear "of such Jermp, t.ie allies will say in not la words, what Lincoln Eafd: ''What Is true, however, of him' who heads the cause Is not necessarily irue of those who follow. -should-all be treated alike. 'The talk in some quarters of the of the allies making peace Germany just now reminds one of the campaign of 1S64. -when the'Democrats selected -B. .MeGlellan for their candidate and] "The war is a failure: Jet us make psace." McClel- A Hamilton citizen has given the Parks Board for making a uaddlhig pool In ona-of the parks nest summer; Bia cha ianiford nical fil Council uecided for me filtration of the uater Ascfufih -has oeea sabjecled- to- some criticism since his retirement fro" the premiership Most of the critics, seem to delight in battering a man .when ;.they think he is down and won't arise again. It is well to con- "Sitjer from that stand point because many of them left As- qulth alone when he was premier and only attached him after he retired Since tooK place Lord Cur of- the members of Lloyd- Ueorgc's War "council and in the days bitter opponent of in a speech in the Hpuse of Lords denied point oiank that the coalition was a failure, and asserted that "both parties were united .under a prime minister who- (and I know I my .colleagues.in the [ate government on both sides) we regard with profound respect, and whose to the government and country Inline prosecution of this wa Itfe fn danger of receiving Insufficient recognition So yor see men Asquith and his beat Jay tribute to him ply, and created-tho .position of City Auditor, Tillspnburg 'is to have -a 'branch- of the Huntley Manufacturing Co., of Silver Greek, N.-Y.-, builders of cereal milling machinery, John .citizen of Stratford, died at -Port Huron. He was once grand master -of the Odd' fellows Gran4 Lodge of Ontario James Johnson, a, cattle drover, re- siding in Madoc, was driving an auto near. it swerved and turned turtle. Johnson, sustained seri- ous injurie15 Gregory Barrott, a Cnrberry 'law- yer, is likely to succeed j'udgo Ryau at Portage Prairie, Man. 'Threo tliousand two hundred' auto- mobiles were stolen In Chicago lost year, wUtch 300 recov ered. Br W, installed a lake-for boafiog an_d skctini, on the roof of his aev apnitmcut hotel at 'Jias "been.- introduced in-C-on- gress tho. oleomar garine. from .ten'cents per pound t one. cent E.usene N. Foss, one-time gover nor of -Massachusetts, "hit the' trail' at "Billy" Sunday's revival- services in- Boston. Rev. Hamilton Wigle, of'.-Halifas formerly Of Regina, has been appoint ed principal of Mount Allison Ladies College, Sackville. N. B, W. B. .Axsord, one of the: early set tiers of Southern Manitoba, is dead at Winnipeg. HQ had been IE busi- ness at Glenboro and Belmont, Clierles Morley, of Norman, Ont., father of Col. A. W. Morley, of the 1.44th battalion, now over- seas, Is dead. Dr. W. H. Hamilton, of "Fort iam. is erecting .a memorial nausoieum at Avondale cemetery, Stratford. Wra. P. Muuclon, a-re- wreck foreman of Canadian: gov- ernment railways, is dead-at the age of'76. Fifty cents is tlie jr eggs ia Prederickton. Potatoes are selling per barrel American. Telephone and Tele- ;raph Company, announces ionus' to certain classes utUts eni- iloyes. The department store of the Mac- Leod Co., Ltd., Charlottetpwn, was ompieteiy destroyed by fire; the oss Is estimated at While packing their effects prior! removal to Syracuse, where her I usband had purchased a .hotel, Mrs. "ames Greig, of "London, dropped cad.. John Surgot, wlio. wanted "to enlist or military service at Hamilton, and "ho represented as1 a Riis- ian; is now-under' arrest. -He -is said be, an Austrian... The the Presby- erian of Toronto, .will be conyerged nder the name of "the Westminster, ml- Presbyterian. The new. piiblica-. on wil Ibe issued weekly. Col. Henri A. Ivingsto ho went overseas in'1914 in con and of the H.CJ-I.A., and "has. bee t the front for more than-a year an half, has been appointed-brigadie eneral. GERMANY s FACING Internal sons likely prompted Germany to suggest the cessation of the war by proposing Ger fn, Nervous MEN AND WOMEN noUiing pfluals or compares with the rich food properties in SCOTT'S EMULSION It makes other foods do good. It sharpens the appetite; stimulates the circulation and helps over- come catarrhal troubles. If you are rundown, anaemic or nervous, the benefits you Speaking at Schomterg in the in terests of the 220th .battalion, J. A. M. Armstrong, M.P. for North York, said if necessary- he Is prepared to vote for conscription. Tosepn Green twenty two of age, son :o? John C. 'Green, man- ager at the Temple. theatre, Gait was killed bv being -struck bj a street car in. Erie.'Pa; JMgr. Joseph Emard, Bishop ofvVal- leyfieldV has addressed' i remarkable letter to tlie' 'faithful' liis diocese touching the Pope's letter on the school question and Canada s posi tion in the-great war. '.The voice" of the Pope, saya his Lordship, must'-'be heard and obeyed without reserve, 111 health has fqrced Mr. George Sleeman to forwaid to the Guelpii Council his resignation-as a member of the Parks' and' Shades "Commission and of the Light and Heat Comrms sion Mr Sleeman has been for years-one q'F-the outstanding" figures m the business and mun cipal life ot-the'-'city fciftce 1876, having sefved as and in many other capacities. miles of a! ready" bpen from the gov ernment railway sjstem (or. fihipmeat to Prance. 'They are from sidings in different parts; of Eastern 'Can- ada, an'd have -been- Jairt Halifax." The Railway 'Department is now prepafed to ship 100 miles of Stamford Ont, Township ,Counc egan the year with an .overdi-aft o and closes with a surplus Q.35S, without spenditures. Joseph Nevin Doyle, author .an' composer, is dead at Belleville afte an illness of about nine -montJft. H was a son of the fate es-Aldcrmai John Doyle. v Armed guards at the plant of th Imperial Oil Co, Saniia, awaj a paitj of fne men who "ttere ai proaching the works about'-l 30 a nT The company had been warned. At Wheeling, W Va paying bet, Donald' Nickersoh, Elm Grove, rolled a peanut Tip Bigh street, a Jorty per cent; .-grade, wltl his nooe The street is paved cobbleatoncs Prohibition has had cant effect on one business :hat shows how well it is enforced The Keelev Jnatitufe, at Toronto cured victims cf the drinking labit, has closed down foy the Jpres ent. i raits weelr Ontario Mayors elected-by acclama- tion' included :9irhcoe, Geo. AVIHiam son L Belleville. H.-'R Ketcheson; Ken- ora, J. P. Earngeyj Port Hope, R. A. Mulhoiland! -Sarnia, W. J- Proctor; Perth J J Hands Peteiboro, J J Port Arthur, D. J. Cowan Owen Sound, R. D. Little; Waterloo, "W L Hill.ard Walkerton, A P 'ohnaton; J. 3. Mont- gomery; Senforth, H. S.-Stewart; -ties- ronto R A. Dlckson, Aurora, W "N Baldwin Newmarket, TV" H D Miller; T'lbury, JB Rleiitrdaon T J. OCon nor. Gait, A, M The TJnrverstt} of the college o; Wooster, celebrating the its incorporation on J866, conferred the degree of. Doctor of Letters on Dr. J. A. Macdonald of Toronto John Rockefeller's -ehriatmas prSseni to each of the employees on his Tarrytown estate teas a lid gold- piece, 'enclosed in a case ph 'which was printed "The season's greetings, from John D. The Quaker Oats at Pet- company will pay Wednesday wagei for the entire month, of 'Dc cember, based on the wages "earned from December 1 to H, the flata of the fire The company also msfruct- ecl its physician to spare no expense in caring for the injured in tha hos- pital, and to -employi eitra nurses and private wards if j Results of the Rifle com- petition in Cadet corns, class.cs n and C (including all -orps !n military dis- trict No 13, except Cdmontoi. and) Calgaij public schools) are publish- ed ifl the Cadet orders by BrlgiGen. E, A, Cr.uikshank, commanding 'the military district Ponoka attain- ed first place with Edsoh- second. The next in order wero Red 'Deer, Vegroville, Bow island, westira.Cjs- J. B. D'gnnm, a former.- homlonei', tt'lll well-known in; bpthjGanuiIii urn] tho Unitoil Statns iis a itowspapei And aUVDrtlslng man, died In caga. .A number of Ilallgonlans ,urgo that thai Government railway muimgoniont should establish n hotel at Halifax that .will worthy Of the terminals mid the Govonnneiit railway system." Mrs. Clara the Now York -city grandmother sentenced for (ailing, to provide for her ren, was put to work as seamstress ou Blackwell's Island. x Willlkm BHIOC iccountinl ot the Baulc of Montreal in lohn Ins left foi Datuille to take of manatoi m Hie bank theie C 1) Hntchings of Ont ulll sucreed Mi Buico as ac- countantrin St. John. Albert T. Patrick, wealthy oil man, who was sentenced three times to die in. Sing Sing prison on a murder charge, announced at Tulsn, Okla., his engagement to Miss Mildred West, daughter of a Tulsa oil opera- tor. They will bo marrieil In June. 'Edward Beale JicLean will receive the entire income from the estate of his father, John R. McLean, owner of the Washington Post and Cincinnati Enquirer. The will 'ar- ranged (or n minimum' income M a year for young McLean, nit he entered legal action to break the will. A settlement has just been arranged with the executors, and Jlc- Lean's income wiV approximate one million dollars a year. John McUce, of Hastings, ranvlct ed tlio Jilnli of a child, of which 'Dolly Tuylor says .McUeo, who is her brother-lu-law, was Iho father, was discharged by County Jjidga Huyclto ou suspended son- IL'UCU. Rev. VV. N. .lamlesou of tha Wis- consin is ilead. Ho was ctiinlc ot Victoria College, To- ronto, and a classmate of Cbanceilpr Bowlos. llu was. born iii Bond Head, Out, -fifty-seven years ngo Richard n well known Montreal liuslnessmnn, is a brother. The 'has laid this jo u the bobt HI itb history, and Ow faurplus WO Toi llu fust clKlit montlis of :fe fistuj ciiniings aave incica-adTbi DIT oont. and "asbougei eatulnts ta 4i per cent. Jamos J OKelh 91 ndtionallst Jiiemticr ot the hoiise of commons lied In LondpH >Mr 0 Kelh i uieni- ber of the house of commons since 3395, was widely luiown for his ad- venturous career. He v.-as one of Parnell's earliest recruits in parlia- ment. He fought in the Franco- Prussian war, .having a commission in the French army. Asssrtfpn that SOO .country1 town newspapers hail suspended publica- tion in the United States since the price of nowsi print paper began ad- vancing after tho beginning of the European war was made on Decem- ber ii) before the California Press As- sociation. The speaker was C. L. Day, publisher of the San Luis Qbispo (Cal.) FEU LIKE Jl PEL Utter Taking Only One Box Of IUADT SllIP HAItUOtlDj N. S. "It is with groat pleasure that I write to tell you., of iho wonderful benefits 1 have received from taking "Frml-ii- Kor years, I was a dreadful snfl'erer from Constipation and Head- aches, and 1 was miserable- in eveiy way. Nothing; in'lhc way of medicines seemed to help me. Then I finally tried Fnut-R-livcs" and the effect was splendid. After taking one box, I feel like a new person, to have relief from tho.so sickening Mm. MARTHA DEWOLFE. 50c. a box, 6 for trial size, 26c, At'nl! dealers or sent poctipud by a-tives Limited, oda Chipman.1 NEW YEAR'S OPENING 2nd 1917 f'> Soldier's Dependents; Commencing with the New Year Term wo are making n- reduc- tion pi per month from our regular tuition fee to ail those are dependent ou a or brother at the front or in training. Our Credit Plan By this plan any worthy student is enabled to pay for the cost of tuition from his or earnings after graduating. Pull particulars on application. Demand During the past term a number of students have left our school to accept positions before they had reached Graduation Standard. and even then we. could not fill the calls for help. The College Office will be open every afternoon, during iht Holidays from 3 to Call, wrjta or. phone, for information. Garbutt 411 Eighth Street Southl-Lethbridge. Office Phone 1315 A.. M. FISHER, Residence Phone 1531 Principal j. DRIECTOKY OF GRAIN BROKERS GRAIN bought -outright or handled on Commission. RETURNS mnde same day as received. ALL cheques for tills district, issuer! by pur Leth- brfdgo branch. fN direct 'touch with Euro- pean buyers through our own export 'Jcpartmeut. NONE bettor equipped to give you service. James Richardson and, Sons, Limited 201 Sherlock BIdg.' Phone 777 Established 1857 W. J. Lloyd, Mgr. Rss. Phone 366 M.M. Ciark, Jtcct. Res. Phone 1613 OFFICE PHONE 1313r- MANAOER'S IPHONE 1484. SMITH-MURPHY CO. GRAIN WINNIPEG Write or phone at pur exper.ss if you have grain to handle. We assure you the price the placet stand" give yqu courteous "prompt returns. W. T. MACLEOD.. MA. LETHBRIpGE OFFICE __ BUILDING----- OF CANADA When wii! Yon Save II you don't Save KOW? Though your salarybrlncomo doubt increase, so will your many find that the lattei1 more than keep pace with the former. Now is the time io start a Reserve Fund the Savings Department of the Union Bank of Canada Is the place to keep it. Deposit the extra you have on hand open tn iccoint with any sum, down to one draw Interest wit. A; F-.S. TATUM, Manager H. E. SA.NDS, Acting Manager LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH STRONG'S Edmonton Osir entire: organization -is. jour wttfi our exper icncei fto ciln safel> teunrantee io got j ou >tha best prtoos for our at any time and tor any E'mJe or of Phono M 192? Caljary 1 _Fpr Office 1S66 LotlibrFdao f Quota 181 1 Lethbrldse tftmi 3ce Our district aro Thomas Crawford, a.-we'll known lumber dealer ,'6f Tijlsonlnirg, died suddenly at his desk In his office. CAtslADA A. hereby Siven under the authority of the "War Measures hfh nm 6 llrslrweek m January, 1917, an .inventory will be made by the Post Office Authorities, of every male between the ages of sixteen and sixty- five, residing in Canada, National 'Service Cards and addressed envelopes for their return to Ottawa have been placed in the hands of all Postmasters, for distribution amongst the persons reqmred to fill such cards. Every male person of the presented ages is required to fill in and return a card enclosed in an envelope within 1KI, days or its receipt. Any person who fails to receive a card and envelope may obtain th" upon application to the nearest Postmaster. R. B. BENNETT, Ottawa, 15th December, 1916. Director General. GOD SAVE THE KING. .....1'. NATIONAL SERVICE WEEK -1st to 7th JANUARY, ;