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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THimSDAY, DECEMBiai 27, 1917. USTHRRmOF. fJATLT URTUT.n I're.s. Wilson Understood to Contemplate Similar Action 19 Olher Directions "Washington, Uec. tor actual taking nvfir of the railroads by tho governmeot nt noon touiorrorr, laored forward sivHlly today aod cr.cr- shaJowed all other4 war activities In tho capital. AllhauBh approved by tho gipat ma- jority ot railroad men, there GO UK disposition towards criticism in con- Kreas, principally on the gnmnil that the government proposed lo allow the railroads loo much, but there was no Indication that Iho president's pious, would bo seriously opposed and'ov-jry-: thing was cnacUng ne- tTseary after he csplaLri.i tho situation In an address to congress, Many members of the houso and aon- ftte predicted that the step was only lhe beginning of government opera- tlou and control and ihat It would aoon extend to telegraph and telephone lines, If not IrdccU to the ot llfels necessities. Director General ilcAdoo spent the day Iu Intensive study of problems '.rhtch L-s solved .it tte outset. President Wilson totlav conferred with tlio heads of tho four great railway brotherhoods. It appeared probable that Ue latest demands for Increases Iu pay would be handled by a commit- tee o( managers to he appointed by Mr. Interstate commerce Those >vho have giveu careful thought to the situation bcllcvo the director gtueral will jiot moJlfy the existing order radically at first but eventually j will jjo far towurd Centra Using author-' Ity uutier tho federal government. TUo association of stale- railroad .jnniiljsioners will give full support to the .new plan so long thtJr furic- lions are not reduced materially, hut they are expected to protest against being -leprlred ot mJJustiax minor questions of laJ rules their territories.'-The presidents ot many large lines now receive salaries ratiffliu: from (o MoO.OOO u )C-5r ani one or Ibe flnt acts ot tho general probably will he to cut thi'ic sharjily. Tea thousarH doll- art a. year 13 boliig dtsciHBeJ 33 a although there ,U no tenil- oncy tr> unviT-eatliiiate their worth to the in Iho war emergency. Soiao railroad men proJIctei thut the officers would accept these reductions willingly Iii view ot thn fact lint ihoy euro virtually drafted for war McAdoo. .The interstate commerce cominls- Will Report at Calgary During Period JJehveen, Jan. -1 and 12. Men of the first 3raft who reported for service or whose coemptions were wlio have passed the physical beginu'ng to receive their transportation and sub- sLstencD allowance wltli orders to re- port at lieirlquartcra, Calgary. A large number of LctEibrldgo moa have htien advised to report ondates running front Jr.nv.tuy 4th to January 12th. The slcm committed ln o grcss a I 4'h survey of the IcsislatloiUhev prc i UlmblC, lht loliU of lnen llavc 'lcei cfiect lo carry tho pres'itient's'plans Into Provides for Arbitration rao President Wilson .will recommend to ilraftcd from I.ethbrldse, hut i those who have volunteered for_the vatious services and those whose ex ro-.l on Jun" was refused it appears t e t. M VSO 7rai Meanttac tlib medical board Is. sit- Jarb sf 28 .men to ie exam ned out MILADI B: PHONE 1224- :a them. must be roundeil Is lhDm- dilya havo -ciKsclvM for medical ex- tlia :irbt (iKs'prcL'Iso nature of which to bd 1" These are very slow m comms detc-mlncj bv i nre '.The oqulpm.jnl fumi -.vlll be' a' iisoJ tn 'In yearunrl o-'var amount agreed oSl" ho havoglvca the sliiatlou close nllon but It to wentl any great sum In fhf, 'vo "j They huHevc Ihnl the government ollmlnallng comnotit o-i nnfl seins lo have bcen rtlis' unnecoSKarV expense 3 in ref coptrol, can save hundreds of millions' lhe day stlUlnB thal mcn of dollars. Some officials even estlm 1 clas? ,wl11 ate lliarilie saving will be a billion' TO'imtcer for dcliara a year aha IHat the mei' able to: garner revenue A Ciass'2 ;nen. from uiKSratlmf- !n addition rMlrbda secu" dicf files loss I -.Although in most cases earnc-l rtiv Oa" Per Idends eiccedlnE. lhe guarantee will' Galear-'. Dec. 27.-The Btaff of the revert to the government, congress registrars office Is will be asked to make provision for now scnilInE transportation railroads whoso pre-wkr earnineg wore aml to the first drafts -o( Bb normally low, by autborlzinK the "lc" up for duly. before noon on payment of cJlvidcniis In csccsi of January 5 ind ;Jin- th'ose amounts onv1 approval1 4i iv interstata commerce1 commlssioir ior 'lhe- 100 to 150 to th3 colors Itaflronds continue to are to to for their own Issues of securities but but lnere wlu llor1 will bo compelled lo obtain tho apiirov- 1 for Mondays. The order ot a! of the director goncral before colne "lo Inca out la entirely to the Interstate commerce f to the nearness of their mended lo congress would specify extetlng laws anrl regulations of (ho JNSTANT ACTION SURPRISES MANY HERE .Tlila grocers story people: bad bad 'stomach trouble All food seemed to'sour ami form gas. was always constipated. Nothing help- ed until I tried buckthorn bark, glyc- .EARTHQUAKE RE'PORTEO'- Panama, Dec. earthquake Is reported to have occurred near Ama- titland, fifteen miles .soulh pf'Gaiite- malla, Guatemala. Telegraphic' com- munication has been: Interrupted and no details havo''baen It'.irK. K1VC- srlne. etc. as mixed In Adlcr-1-Vn ONB SroONFUL astonished mo with (t'3 V '-r.. BANK CLEARINGS'- flushes tho ENTIRE nllmenlory tract I.I relieves ANY CASK constipation, notir stomach or gas nml prevents an. pcnfllcllls. It has QUICKEST action of anything wo ever Higin.: hotham ft Co., Advt. week Last year per cent. AUCTION WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS' 0. E. BLO.GK, TENTH STREET'S Saturday Next, Dec. 29th AT 2.30 PROMPT FRANK WADDINGTON WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AyCTION, AS ASSEMELAOE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE WITHOUT TKnMS ilri. C. A. Little has returned home fruiu a visit In tho States. Mr. and Mrs. rorcy Forstcr are vis- Itlug relatives at -Medfclue Hat during Uiu bolidctys. Miss Kdna'Carder of Calgary, Is lhe lest of Judge and Mrs. Jac-Itson for the N'C'Vj Yeir's 'Ov.'liig to Iho %i-eather SI. .Mary's In- fant treat held tomorrow has been postponed until further notice. The members of the Eastern Star aro asked to meet al the Ked Cnres rooms tomorrou- afternoon for sewing. Miss Lucille Horspool is sjiondlng a few (lays of lhe Christmas vacation Rt Spring Coulee, Alta., wlih friends. Mrs. John Kenny, who has been vis- iting lier son, Fred Kenny, manager ot tho C.IMt. telegraphs, haj returned to her home In Victoria. Mrs. Walter Jordan, formerly of Lcthhridge, IlevelstoXe, B.C., is visiting Mrs. Geo. for a feu- days. The whist drive nnd dance which (he Daughters and Maids of England bad arranged lo hold or, the 31st ol this month, Is postiionet'. Indefinitely. The regular monthly meeting of thr, .Women's branch of the Red Cross so- ciety, will be held in lhe lied Cross rooms tomorrow afternoon (Friday) at 3 o'clock. Tha nig Slslers' class of Knbi church gave a party last evening at tho Mrs. Young in honor of .the out-of-town. Big Sisters who are 'guests in'the city during the holidays. About forty were present and a very ic'njoyable evening was spent. Ambhg'thc former High school stu- dents who are now attending Univer- sity and who, are In lhe city lor Christmas vacation, are: Misses Robi- son, Sang, .Williams; Dunham, Cascad- den, and Messrs. Dunham, lirodie, Armstrong and Hobertson. Mrs. C. Walielin of the Daughters aud Maids of England, has just receir-, ed two IsUars, one from Gi1. and one from Driver Pollard, both of ho 39th battery, thanking the order' :or iho parcels that they had received. H is tlie intention of the ladles to send norc as soon as passible, as tile boys i certainly, appreciate them. gome of the pupils of Mr. II. Mco! youtigVarVappeafitig "tu a recital this urenlng st.-the. YiM.C.A. .audlforluni. Those appearing on the progra'm are Audrey Jones, Kathleen Quinn, Myrtle Rose, Verna Gray, Bugene farrow, a Alrd, Tbelma Filzpatrlck, Jeanne Malo, Ruth Carey, Anita Crawford Omer Malo, Hilda McMillan, Eriki 01- nncter, VJera Cooke. War N-exl-'of-kin associi- .ion wish.to thank the following for donations sent for tho Christmas en- lertalnment: Tie .01. War Veterans' association, cheque and usa'of hail; Mucdonald Co., 1 pall candy; Cam'p- belj, Wilson and Hprne, 1 pail candy' Phmkett Savdge, 2 boxes apples'and half.pail Co case of Prull Co., 1 box ap- Mrs. Skilton, milk; .Mrs, Knoi nnd Mrs. Thpriison, llaga; Mrs. Gran- nie, sugar; lied Cross Drug'and Book Store, discount on toys. The members I. also wish to thank Mr. Norman and' Mr. Ty for sacks of pota- toes. V Members ot the United church S. S. under of Mrs. Jackson' rendered the Christmas cantata, Foxy the church on Christmas nlgnv'a'ndlhg another success to the list of cantatas given In this'church. About fifty youngsters were oh tlie Santa Claus, Jack tn-S3t ills two brothers, the Snow Queen and attendant Fairies, Santa's cnllre military band, prplians and half a dozen mortals, Johnny Millar .as banta, and Bob llume as Jack Frost deserve .special mention, and the mill-' !ary hand was a great success. There were several rousing choruses throuich- ou the piece, and'.Iho Ho Fairies and Santa's band were greyly! enjoyed by tlio crowded The mlx-up between Jack; Frost, Sandi and the postman, with j thrown Jn, comlo'part of the entertainmenl, nnd It will bo some time before is fjrgot- ten In tho' United Wrch: Before the close Mr. Ilodglns Smilft pro- posed a vote of Ihahkj to Mrs. Jack- son lor her efforts lo provide such a treat on Christmas evening' i i On Sunday eveninjf, December 23rd in Iho United churcll of North Lcth. th6 Chtlstmas serrlce, White scrtice, emphasizing gifts .sibVailco service Is specially adapted lof Snnd'ayiKohooln'il Christ-- man (Ime, andunder the direction.-'at' Iho choir lender, Sirs. Jatk.oo, ,11 went off without a hitch. Jt "Ehied, occupied Iho on h Impressed; Mliis Alleen McCarthy lj spending the Christmas vacation at lier home In! Spring Coulee. ii.i of the Unltoil church will hold a Bpecial meeliiig a'l tho home of Mrs. Knos, 411 J2tli St. C.. north, tomorrow afternoon. Mrs. D. H. Elton, accompanied by Miss Ursula and .Master Kiicheuer El- Ion left this morning for Salt Lake City. Mr. and .Mrs. W. McC. Moore and two children arc spending a raw dayi of the Christmas vacation at Cham- pion, Alta. Mrs. C. F. Janiicson, who has been ill at Medlduo Hat for some time, re- turned home yesterday accompanied by Mr. Janiicson, who went'to tho Hat to return with her. There will bo a meeting of (he Ceil- Iral W.C.T.U. at the iled Cross rooms tomorrow sewing and business. Full attendance of the members is requested. WAR MENU FOR FRIDAY lireakfaut: Oatmeal Porridge, Hread Omelet, Hread, Oleomargarine, Tea or Curtee. Dinner: Baked Haddock, liaised Po- latoiM, Jlashed Turnips, Coddled Ap- ples. Supper: Spanish' Beans, Toasted Graham Slewed Prunes, Tea. i The recipes for Coddled Apples and Spanish Beans, mentioned above, are as ap- ples whole, put in a covered granite: baker In'the oven with a simple syrup. Add a Httlo cinnamon or lemon is, desired, Cook until tfcjider. f Siiaulsh kljnoy 2 cups tomato, 1 cap finely cut i-up pimento. 2 (alik-spoons pings. 1 tablespoons flour, 1 sail. Soak beans ever iilghi; riralu.i cover water: boil slowly 1 until Drain ajiil ndd sauce made as lolknvs: I'ut fat fa! .frying pan, add onion and i-honpjd me-it'j and fry aatil Itrjiler ljut not brown. A4J salt, and flour niiii-J with coi.l water, boll five min- utes. Pour over be'ios and 10 j minutes. PACK SEVEN i'iough for li! iii. WilHix and E'ottor now have their firi'j new clfU'fr building almost com- idt'Ud. Ttiw I'resljyierhm church is now ati accomplished fact. It Is a :.Mc Irrl'catron uj tl.o itiy nciijUuorliooi it U. la spLlo of the Miiier tlull alutoit free frocj CJict'inljraiiw. Mr. atNi SIrj. Lfndqnlst arc visiting In ihc c'cLt-on caripaUn v-c- JiaJ tho of lUtcniRp- tu Verb r.rni to hc-ar a ia.-.n Mke rlu- Hon. Slftoa Is a pr vllcge iirofliahSe. We could Ehuut'l have givt'ii a bolter unionist majority. AuU yet. in a of Hi's size thcro fs soniG who will ui-ijose. And tlieu. when you poll auy- rouui! three votes to Uic otli'-r fdlow's one. Uitre Js room fur regret'. The Hcnoral result is even riore tijtui we might InTer from !he lucal poll. It i.s quite evid- ent that we been a longer U) study llio matter there wouM have been u ruMi-h larger tnujority. Tho Alliortst ijrovincml Police bavo Oilibl'sheJ ;i camp hero. This probably chosen because of Us the ui'.ui tcntral for this larfc--.- territory t-ns; uf tho lake. Thy terri- lory i.i so bfg. f.'orjidral Fletcher fa m Fletcher quite addition tu our social life. Ami no'.v are to have- a village Who is Mrs. Thrifty? (From Our Own Many berries, Alta.. Dec', was a'bright'idea to suggest changing Hm name of our town from ManyberrJes ".Many mo Uut old Uorcss sure put the kibosh on that till spring Jia's never been so niiu'U land wet! prepared foe crop hero as tliero Is tills frill. The Gaiety Is now raatic fully com-1 Torlable woatlicr.' (here Is Bomtj class to tho pictures. And too much credit cannot be given to Mr. Ddjoiirtlaii for the splendid dmicc.t.! True a great deal of their success is due to tbe high class of music- furnish- cd by (lie Many berries orchestra. Yesterday Mr, Uraege bought out Mr. Vosaen's futcrest In the hall. Vosen has not yet made nnitnunco- ment as to his future arrangements. However, we need not fear, he sinres definitely that -Manyberrltis is good; Watch for Mrs. Thrifty. For Soldiers' Families Messrs. A. H. Grace, A. M. Grlgg, A. Rawortti, J. B. Turncy, H. W. E. C. GuiEbault, Thos. Quinn, O. B. Edgett and L. W. Clark, have presented a Grand to the Veterans here, for the benefit ot the soldiers' families. This will be raffled off. TICKETS These may be procured from the two Chapters of the I. O. D. E., the Next-of-KIn and the Veterans. the surnlen onl, (old he of Cathay, Hov I Mr. Hotlglns, (hb paslor, spoke for (he neccssily.of g'fti picdscs are all followed up inXny helpers win be add: t In cnurch. During th. sefvlce, flft, Y M IW r; I oMullfnl draped kel at lhe foot of the. crM3 A ,ple" Io Christmas Sale EVERY COAT AND PIECE OF FUR IS ON SALE MUST BE 'CLEARED tJUtr QUICKLY EVEN AT A BIG SACRIFICE OF PROFITS, ASSORTMENTS ARE GOOD, SOME OF THE STYLES OF THE SEASON ARE HERE TO BE SLAUGHTERED AT COST, AND BELOW i Swell Velour Cloth Coats purple, taupe, brown and blue. In belted stylei. pleated skirls and submarine French military, sleeve. Our regular nn >33.00 coat for Z4.UU ANOTHER COAT BARGAIN JUST AS GOOD Finest Velour Cloth Coats Lovely soft quality veloiir cloth. Made up in Iho very latest slyics. Shades wine, purple; navy, iaupe nnd brown. A flo.OO coat 'on' nA for 33.00 Big Bargains Here in Tweed Coats Gooi1 ossoTtment of Tweeda (o select from All good Coati on Sale at Coats Sale at Tweed CoaU on Sale at Some Extraordinary Bar- gains in Odd Pieces All prices on mite Fufs cut down to the very lowest. Hon't miss this after XinaS Salo. There- fs money In you, This Is the Time to Buy on all pur New Furs are cut fo the Terr lowC est. Yola can save from to fSOOO on a bet ot if you buy-now. over these prices." v Bbck Fox. Muff and' neck piece. Regular 1 1 30.00 per set. Now on sale 1 at Rich Bfeck Fox Muff and Neck Pkce, Reg- ular Now on sale at set J90.W Swell Red Fox Set, Muff and Neck Piece, Regular Now on Sale at per Stylich Sable Set. Muff and Neck PiecerReg- 10.00. Now on sale at set No. 1 Natural Wolf Set. Muff and Neck Pieces. Regulai Now on sale at Fine Canadian Racoon Set, Muff and Neck Pieces. Regular Now on sale at per set Taupe Grey Wolf Set. Large Muff and Neck Piece. No. 1 quality.' Regulai Now on sale at per set ;