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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LKThimiDGE DAILY THIMSOAY, rtsjs Tberali) Hlbcrra DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Pally, delivered, per weeK Dftilv, delivered, rmi' yoar Dally, uy mail, per yoar Weekly, oy mail, per year Weekly, mail, per year to lOc .HOD TELEPHONES fitiPlncsr, Office Kttitoria! Ofiice W. A. Buchanan Managing Director 1252 1224 I They will hnvo to show also, whether {thoro 'a a market tor tons of cotil In faco of competition with other i privately owned mines nnd the gas (.'omnnny. They will have to show why it is deemed expedient to prac- tically present city and they will also have (o show why1 the present mine could not bo used to the samp advantage as It Is hoped to USD Ilia Qrace mine (f acquired. The Mayor is enthusiastic about me proposal nud no doubt he will be able lu put the case before the ratepayers in n convincing manner, but wo are pointing out tiie questions which will be asXod arm f-liouhl bo answered be- fore the citizens accept the mayor's viewpoint. Before the utility is ac- quired is the time to probe ii; vain :rets afterwards are useless. there is PICKED UP PA. SSING John Torrance Business Manager.- PnteF of exnlry nf np-! considerable opposition to the pur- per.r d. on ndd-ess label. Accept-; "liaso in different quarters. A full oC tinners nfter oxniration date Is I discussion in the next few weeks will our authority to rontlnuo tho subscrip-j sepvfl to im[ me umUor pjcarly H. 13. AdsbcRd Is the now secretary of the Calgary school board. Jas. Har.nor, a pioneer of Kildo- nan, is dead, Win. 0. a prominent Ot- tawa lawyer, dtcil in New York. A failing piano killed Thos. Mac- intosh, a Vancouver boy, Id. The brick public school at 5on, Sask., was destroyed fire. Loss ?1S.OOO. Mfllors MelvilU'. livery and feed stable at yask.v was destroyed 'by Jos. KoiiseHe. well known resident The Hollanders of Alberta havtj formed an association callnd the United Hollanders of Alberto. J. H. Matttce, jr., many years Hamilton correspondent of the To- ronto Globe, is dead. The Cmmrrt Line announce the appointment of William Phillips, of Montreal, as their Canadian repre-. sentative. Itev. G. K. Despard, rector of Trinity church, Aurora, OnU has re- signed to take up a post iii connec- tion with the Deaconess House, To- ronto. It is stated that the Ottawa Journal and the Journal-Press will MAKING IT PLAIN Samuel Davits, of Tulsa, Okla- homa; wits Bbol .dead by a i mi sited as- aallant in thu liomp of Mrs. Daisy n. wmmpn mistake which some Carter, a divorceo, to ho was people continue to is to accept j to hayo boon msirrled. The wife of fvorp a druggist an "extract" of cod "fco'nHy n illvoroo will getthe benefits was" of? nidtau 'descent U ll of an emulsion of cod liver oil, The difference is very great. An "emulsion" contains real cod liver oilt which "has had the hearty endorse- par roccSvhig ment of the medical profession for than Secretaries of repi'oaon- vyhile an "extract" is n. tntivas will recoivo an Increase of highly alcoholic. Tlie will amount to a total States government employes Good Cough Syrup Made at Home Co.I. vefT Kn.llr but Kcmarkablr You'.l! never know what ft iluc hat ft ilu turn! yo Scott's Emulsion is the standard emulsion of the world. It guarantees of Plans' for n now transportation tion. of Rcnfic-w, was found dead In his exclude liqiior advertising after Jan- Vour King 3na Country need you now! the people. WP would therefore in- vite rommunlcationi? from all who: have anything pertinent to say either for or against. garage. Hn. had been overcome by nary 1. The Citizen took this step two years ago. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Thpre is no ho'io of u peace confer- Two Fort Francis aviators. Lieut. Although it has been customary P. Wright, in England and Lieut. H. to allow the mayors ui. iiiomas G, Murray, at the front, were killed. The estate of the late Harris Chas. Fahuestock, banker, has New York been appraised at tiny proposals that the Germans have yet" put forward. Tins is the feel- ins expressed in officialdom in Eng- land, and it is likely that tin's wit! be (lie effect of the from the Allies to President Wilson. But Germany, with tremendous and for her. civil suscsested conference, and is even securing accommodation for Iic-r peace delegates at The Hague hotels. The promptness of their re- jily 10 President Wilson is inoirutive of their eagerness for peace, declare i tlu: London newspapers. Other neutrals are addressing sim-i THE DISAPPEARANCE OP VON pONOP The recc-nt announcement that Maj-; or-General Sir Stanley von Donop hasj been replaced as Master-General of Or-' -At seventy-three, years of age, Dav- ilnance, recalls the comnhlitts aired of K- J" bear while hunting rabhits the pame liriSS'nS those vhich resulted .in the retirement of Prince Louis of'. Battenberp as First Sea Lord. Abolition of the hand car from the j entire system of tiie Lehigh Valley order Qf has Hon Frauds Oglfitroe. who died at feeen 3Uullev-s the Frussiau Portage la PraIrlCt was 0 member of yon Do fw Mveml the old legislative council of household C Illdinn agent to the Kaiser's brother-in-law. Prince the iasc 20 to have a second term by acclama- tion, Dr. F. B. Ben ictt. chairman of the Board of Education, will oppose Mayor Trott. Morley Vass, farmer, living in Lon- don Township, was fined ?25 and costs and had a herd of swine valued at several hundred dollars seized after being convicted .of hav- ing fed the animals on dead horses. Governor Beekman, of Rhode Is- land, purchased one hundred tons of coal to be so d at cost to the poor of Providence in eighteen-pound bag lots, the price to be eleven conts per bag. D. W. VTaraer, ex-president of the U. F. A. on a hunting trip in North- eastern Alberta, pays there are i Frederick Leopold of Prussia, inspect- Hemy Hoss, assistant deputy inln- lor-peneral of the cavalry of the Ger- ister finance, will, it is understood, They, were -ir-rn- Rpnpral Hans von Donftn lcavc tile department shortly to as- ilar peace notes to the bailments as I Y f" P' sumo the position of secretary of the since the bepmmup ot the present war ictncinHnn that sent by President Wilson. Canadian Hankers association. There is little activity reported 011 the war fronts. TAKE OFF THE TARIFF The inclusion of food in the free list is becoming a national necessity. Au average reduction in prices has commanded-a division'of German, in France. I Rev. Dr. Andrew Robertson, of St. hordes of They ;aid. wolves killing in that country. the moose, he George Orme, Dirmrille's million- aire mayor, is in Hamilton hospital after having undergone an operation. Genera! Sir Stanlev von Donop is aijames Presbyterian church When he recovers he will be eaile.a uttiiBrai oil uuuup Toronto, is likely to take a permr.-jupon to face A charge of pood physicians Scott ft fiowne.Torotito. nent office with the Presby.terian son of Uie late Vice-Admiral von )3on- op, of'the British navy, is a brother churcbT association. This" "anti- of Lieut.-Col. Pelham von Donop. chief union organization, of which he is Government insnector of vice-presideai. aud joined the Royal Artillery thirty-' six veafg theonlv active sen-Ice from twenty to twentyrfive per cent.i i, i (J _ ____ .u. _____ _, _ l which he has seen having been in the would result from the removal of the present tolls on the people's food. The If the Adamson eight-hour Jaw is declared unconstitutional President Wilson will draft another which will Boer war. Before becoming master- insure railroad workers m eight-hour general of the ordnance he was for sev- day, says Warren S. Stone, grand question Is no lontrer one of balancing. years director of artillery at the chief of the Brotherhood of Locomo- the supposed advantages of the tariff as an instrument of trade protection against the higher prices it reduces. It is one ot simple justice to the cou- sumcr. The fact is indismUable that ill prices of ail the goods of a particular kind sold are raised by the amount 6f the duty placed upon such of the same feifia as are imnoried. An'im- post of this nature falls witn the great- est severity upon the largest families Engineers. Frank Lalor, M.P. for Haldimand. Sir Albert H; Stanley, president of the board of trade, in the reconstruct- ed cabinet of Premier Lloyd George, was elected to the house of commons for Ashton and Lyiie with opposi- tion. He succeeds in the house of commons Sir William M. Aitken, who has been raised to the peerage. The mayor of Chicago and other civic officials will" voluntarily :ibout the j feit their salaries 'during the first War Department. A year or more ago it was intimat- ed that Lloyd George had insisted that von Douop should go, the infer- oniy jn ker nightgown, ia the charge serious financial ctiuditioi! of the j ence being1 that he was to blame for of Mrs. Sarah Gordon against her, city. Twenty-Hive per cent, of all the army's deficiency iii shells, am- husband, a prosperous grocer, from j city employes .including police and munition and guns, but it tvas also said that Lord Kitchener was his stauucn friend. whom she seeks separation on the ground of cruelty. Johu Ruthven, a farmer near Al- Hston, is dead, aged 76. His father .ettled in the district in firemen, will be laid off. without sal- ary during that period. The late Robt. Sutherland, of West Zorra, made the following the Foreign Mission Department patriotic Toronto, and Toron- Yen hafl reaa UlB Toronto Globe staty! 7 he Presbvterlan Cali. and upon those whom circumstances j to, too, must have Ijeen too busy years, and recalled days when set-; .3iooO; "to the Hoai Mission oblige to live unon a fixed income, j attend the National Ser- tiers walked thirty miles to Bradford rjep'artm'e3t'ol the same, to The latter class oufht to be peculiar- ?if-e meeting there last week, address-, Sct a newspaper, ly the care, of the Government at the ed by.-ffir Robl. Borden and H. B.j present Juncture. It inclnoes the de- for We are told Massev Hal! h'afteen pendents of the soldiers Bshting out was only partially filled and the over- into De- for in the Met- partment with Vancouver nnd West- cliJIufcii re-' iiuw-t ceive a flsed amount of money for church was abandoned, minster factories. The order, it is their sustenance That amount is ab- What's wrong with flag-waving Tor- "stated, will keep the munition fac- tories with which they have been spirit dealers. A protest.signed by a the Alexandra Hospital .Woodstock, and the Woodstock Hospital, each. The following addjiioncl Ontario mayors have bees elected by accla- mation: Almonte, W. W. Pilhard; Chesley, C. J. Hallday; Durham, W. ,LaWlaw; Undsay, R. Kylie; Mea- placed working at good pressure for (ford, J. W. 'Horsley; Orangevllle. T. power should he protected from dimin-, west, where all the disloyal Canadians another six months. Horsley; Petrolea, Maj. Fairbank: lltion. ami if possible increased. j are supposed to live, according to the _ WHliatrson; Sputhamp- Larger every day grows the nuin- Toronto estimates, great crowds heard xhe French government's intention: ton, W. McGregor; Trout Creek, D. F. her ot those who have lost their, Borden and Bennett. No overflow to rrohiblt the consumption of Wlarton, J. J. Tyson, breadwinners in the war. The widows' meetings had to hs nor ho! m France has aroused strong and orphans of the men who have J Partially nlled. op-osition among, the large wine and laid down their lives in the Imperial cause must suhslat npon a fixed in- come, none too generous at the best. _. Paris syndicate of wine and .spirits The other day the Federal Reserve merchants declares that the propos- Board of the United States issued a ed measure will have a serious ef- Leland flamn'ond, Chicago aviator, is sueing Mrs. Virgil Bodell, of Gas- common justice to these, if for discouraging further invest- feet on agriculture. stronger supplies of ment in securities of foreign should be freed from contribution to'tries, thus, curtailing the credit of the taxes and allowed to assume tie i Great Britain arid Trance in the Am-' According to recent reports the natural level, declares the Winnipeg erlcal? markets. Great Britain and bo ln }Iaple Creek, Sask., and Free Press in discussing this subject. Prance withdrew the securities on jt is also expected that .the Sask- damag claiming that she accepted him while soar! ig aloft in his aeroplane. Mrs. Bodell is eighteen years of age and come into a fortune of when twenty-one. She is the .daugh- ter of J. B. Helme, a Brooklyn at- torney, became a baloonist and .while making an ascension at Casiovia. met him for their American markets. It means atchewan Livestock association will j Bodell, a farmer, and latter married they have lers purchasing power In the arrange to hold .their annual gather, him. Hammond alleges that his oils- United States now than they had be- at -bring ths, appointment has .unfitted fore. Tt means there will he a larger; demand for our agricultural products jlhan before ana there will be a larger! 'demand for munitions made in Canada than before. "Vainly do we hone, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of i'ar may sneedily pass away; yet ifi THE PROPOSED GRACE MINE PURCHASE .TTu our news columns today we pub- lish the fact that the city council has secured ail option to purchase thi Qrace coal mine for any time before June 1st. With the article is published a report made by Mayor Hardie on the physical condition of the mine, .an estimate ortbe 'cost ft that it continue" until all equipping it for a production of 30- wealth piled by the bontlpmen's 250 years of unrequited toil shall be. sunk and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by! another drawn by the sword, as was! said three thousand years aeo. so still j 000 tons annually, and an estimate of the earnings and expenditure. If Mayor Hardie has not been too optimistic in his report, the mine pur- chase proposal would appear to be an be said. The judgments. of the! Lord are true and righteous altogeth-i excellent one for the city. The mayor' er" estimates that a profit of per annum could be obtained by working the mine to the extent of 100 tons a' day the year round. If this ia.true, it would wipe out the annual deficit on the street railway and leave about 520..000 a year to go toward a general reduction of the taxes. Certainly a utility which would pay a profit of per annum is not to be sniff- ed'at. It would, rank with Medicine Hat's giia system. But the citizens of Lethbridge are not going to jump at conclusions re-1 garding any further extension of util- ities, and want tc know ail about the proposal before they approve it at the polls, Many questions are going Mo-be asked. The council wiil have 10 show the wisdom of increasing the" itv's debt fo> another to be well for us all to keep those immortal words of Lincoln be- fore us in these days when some are Inclined to rush too thoughtlessly into the arms' of peace proposals. LONG TRIP TO SUNDAY'SCHOOL the and'put it wblcli fit Hanover, Emory Renoll, who has 11 ot missed a session of Sun- day school for 19 years, recently travelled 60. miles in order to main- tain an record. Renoll is secretary of Trinity Re- formed Sunday school, and when he learned of Uie edict closing all Sun- day schools in Pennsylvania he de- cided to go to Maryland. Arriving in Baltimore on an early train he found all 'the .city schools closed, Uut; un- dismayed, he went to the country and after searching foi hours found a school In session iix .ntleb fiom Bait A Fact TT is impossible for you to buy better soap than Ivory because it is impossi- ble to make soap of better materials nor to combine them with greater skill and care. SCENTS IVORY SOAP i.t, ee Gtimoie Fatt s in ffamitHm, Miss Ada Walslngliaui Merodllh died at London, Ont. She was n sister of Chief Justice Sir William .Meredith, Chief Justice n. M. Mere- dith'and Sir H. V. Meredith, Prosl- f Montreal.' Four large department stores, i.'ni- ploying thousands of clerks, announc- ed at Chicago that they would adopt ft straight eight-hour day, opening at instead of 8, and continuing as usual until They all allow em- ployes a full hour for lunch. lines is provided for the downtown district, and 'it is contemplated to spend SSy.STS.QQO in the first nine ana a minimum of (100 before 1950. That the state should stpp reim- bursing owners of tubercular cattle destroyed by order of state authori- ties, aud should UNO the money to provide for. more extensive inspec- tion of cattle and stables aud Tor the enforcement of the regulations, was suggested at an. informal conference of agriculturists which was held at Walton P. Smith, 19, son of _ Kansas City millionaire, is employed i as a floorwalker in n department i store in Hartford. Conn. His father placed him on probation for one year as the result of his sensational elopement and marriage while a stu- dent a't Yale College. .Luther Buroank, botanical evolu- tionist, announces that he.will marry Miss Elizabeth Waters, his secretary, tomorrow in San Francisco. Miss Waters has been his secretary for two years, and her home is In Hast- ings, Mich. He is 67 years old and his bride many years his junior. This will bs his first marriage. An added expenditure of, 000 is required for "the maintenance, construction and, completion of the Panama according to Col. Uhester'Harding, U. S. A; governor of the canal zone. The tolls for the month of .November amounted, to as- amount in''excess of..the cost of operation. Reports are current in Wall Street that Bernard M. Buruch, known as one of the most daring slock specu- pleaned at least ugh. hammering United States Steel iii the last few days. Baruttli is known to have sold im- mense blocks of steel, and is syrup you can make tint 11 you prejmro this faiuoun homc-wadf! You not tmly save na compared with the kind, but you also havo n more effective ftiul, deprmdalilu remedy In overy wuy. Jt overcomes the muni coughs, throat or cheat colue m 134 oven wliqopjtn; quickly, ounces of Pmex (SO cents worth) from tiny cood drutr ijtore, pour it into a lli-oz. fiotllc and fill the bottle with plain jjrflmilatetl sugar nyrun. Here you 1ft family the most effective cough nyriip that money uan a cpat of onlv 34 centti ur ICPB. It never- spoils. The prompt and positive results given by pk-aaanb cough, eyrujj have ciuiH'd it to ho used in more homes tlwn any other remedy. It quickly loosens a dry, hoarse tifcht cough, liiMils the inflamed thai line the throat mid bronchial tubett, and re- lief comi's almost Splfin- did throat tickle, hoarseness, broii- chitie, cT9iip and bronchia! asthma. Pinux IB a highlv concentrated com- pound of genuine Norway pine extract, combined with pnaiacol and haa been used for generations for throat aud cheat ailments. Avoid disappointment by askics your druyyist for cuncca of Pinei with full directions, and don't accept any- thing else. A of absolute sat- isfaction or money promptly refunded, oca with this preparation. The Pinei Toronto, Ont. DRIECTORY OF GRAIN BROKERS K erally credited with being one of the principal factors in its receht sensa- tional drops. Seventy" thousand tons displace- ment is the limit fixed for United States warships now building, to suit Panama as1-larger shlps; could not pass through" the locks., Battleships 1111- thorf'jzed. at session of Congress will -have a displacement of tons, carry a main battery of twelve Ifi-inch guns and make a speed ,of 23; knots, at a total cost of each. WjLSON.IS UNTIMELY Petrograd, Dec, head'ol the duma says "Wilson is untimely with his proposals. OUT TODAY New Vidtor Records for January The New Year brings a mosLdesirable lisl of Vic- tor Records which will delight you. Amelita GalH-Ciirci The marvellous new Italian Soprano, whose singing has captivated European and South American audien- ces, has just made her first Victor Records. Italian Amelittt Galli-Curci 74439 La Partida SpBnl8h Galli-Curci 74500 Beautiful Record by McCorniack "Love, Here is my (6-1623) sings John Mc- Cormack, to one of the most joyous refrains that ever this genial teiior chose to sing. Another Gluck-Homer Duet A duet by these artists is always hailed with de- light and this one is most pleasing. Long, Long Ago Alma Gluck-Louiae Homer Farrar sings "The Holy Maud Powell plays "Love's and many dther selections'are given by such artists as Caruso, de Riiffo. White- hill, Williams and Withcrspoon Nearly 70 others inctudins 16 popular song Hits 0 stirring band renderingo 6 enticing dance numbers 8 vocal records 14 miscellaneous instrumental 2 comedy specials selections 2 educational 2 splendid orchestra numbers. 2 choruses Hear them at any "His Master's Voice" dealers' Always look Master's Voice" trade mark Write for free copy of 450-page Musical En- cyclopedia listing over GOOD Victor Records. Berliner Gram-o-phone Co., 143 Lenoir Street, Montreal R N i RAIN bought outright or I handled on Commission. TuRNS made same day as received. L LL cheques for tins district Ik issued ,by our Loth- bridge branch. N touch with Euro- pean buyers through our own export department, ONE better equipped give you 6617106. James Richardson and Sons, limited Sherlock'Bldg... Rhone 777 W. J. tloyd, Phone 365 VI.M. Clark, Abet. Res. Phone 1613 OFFICE PHONE 1813. MANAGER'S PHONE 1484. SMITH-MURPHY CO. GRAIN HEAP OFFICE, WINNIPEG Write or phone at our if you have grain to handle. .We can assure you tha best price the marketwHl give you courteous prompt .returns. N. T. ,-iQER UETHBRJDGE OFFICE SHEKUOCK BUILDING SFRONG DOWLER GRAIN and Comminion Gyr at ioaca wo can ffuanntM your grain at any Ume and tor any grade or Wod o( (nln? Phone M 1922 Calgary) Office IMS LethbHdge QueU- 1811 Lethbrldgi) tlont. See Our Agents who arc In J. A. GUMMING; L0thbrldgt Manager Made In Canada. Everywhere One Price from Coatt to Coajt. In Every Town and City "His Master's Voice" Lethbi'idge Dealers MASON AND RISCH, BALMORAL BLOCK, FIFTH ST. S. J. Q. ROBERTSON A CO. Bentley Block, 5th St. S. R.A.WRIGHT Balmoral Block, 5th St. S. FIFTY VESSELS WILL BE NEEDED FOR THIS! ORDER Halifax, X. S, Dec, miles of railway from Canada for Prance are to be-shipped fronv Hali- fax, and the Cook Construction com- pany and Wheaton had the'Halifax Ocean Terminal railway's contract, have been instructed' by? the" government to look after the ship- ments. U will require at least BO steamship sailings to Ifar.die the mat- terial, some of which is already on its way here. The steamers 'jvlll be loaded at the new terminal pieta, and lhe ample tracks and'sidings of the lerminals will ho need for the sort- ing over of the cargoes. The'Differ- ent weights of rails, the various des- criptions of frogs, anglebars, spikes and holts, swllches, will have to he sorted for shipment. U hasvnot >et been decided that ths ties will ho sliippod from this port Of these there will be at least two rail- lions. TO PERFECT COLORADO DRY LAW make. Colorado .100 per cent, dry next year an atilcndriient to the present' prohibition statute Bill be introduced at the session of the legislature in January. The "supple- mental bill will contain a proviso making it a crime tot any person to have liquor In his possessldn. Re-> strictions will be placed against com- mon and special carriers, miking it impossible for them vtp' (awfully de- liver to persons -in the state; The Colorado jMHi-Saloon league, hacking ,tiin, uroposod amendment, claims to. havo the necessary two- thirds Bomtltutional amendment. ;