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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME IX. LETHBIUDGE, ALBERTA. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1915 NUMBER 1' BUMPER YEAR GREET 1916 WITH HIGH HOPES Lethbridge Exhibitor Has Best Individual Collection at Provincial Poultry Show -Hold Next Show at Medicine Hat Medicine Hat succeeds'! stock branch for tlie assistance rend- j Ihe Alberta Provincial Poultry Asso- ered the poult industry of thu pro elation annual exhibition for by means of liberal grant MU> beating out Calgary for the honor hy plying capable judgutt ami other aucii ;i narrow margin. The cecislon was actions. A resolution wits also p i s made by a vote at the annual meet-1 eel amending the constitution so that ing oi the association last night in hereafter tho president and two VHL Ihe Board of Trade building. I presidents will ho chosen by the fix- Officers for the coming year werVecntivc commftleo in order that no also electfd'last night, the may have .1 double lowing result: pv-Jitch. has been tho case heretofore R. H. Brett, Hon. The department of agriculture will A. L, Siiton. also be asked to remedy the c-'1 ot Hon. Duncan Mar-; local associations restricting to uij own district the entries at local show British Armoured Cruiser Sinks as Resull of Internal Explosion-Belonged to the Achilles Type-Eleven Years Old Hon. A. J. McLean, H. A. Craig, A. W. Foley, John A. McDougall, P. Burns. B. Hunter. Edmon- ton, 1st E. Humph- ries, Lethhridge. A. Hatcher, 2nd Vice-President Calgary. Sec.-Trcas.-Wj MeC. Moore. 2-lth street, Edmonton. Executive P. Ashcroit, Lethbridge; though enjoying a from the de- partment. In future the provincial show will not exceed five days' duration. The Big Winners Lfithbriclge poultry fanciers are tickled today that A. IS. Humphries has once more carried orf the sweep- I stakes cup, valued at and don 1175 by former Lieut-Governor "Biil- i yea for the best display made by one itor in any one variety. Ho won with his Black Minorcas with. Edmonton R. E. Moirj Claresholm Chas. Moore, Grt'-i-uvn George- Stevenson, Cam- rose IT. Perry, Gadsby; F. Ware, Medicine Darroch. Associations Represented Tlie associations represented at last meeting wore: ,Lethhridge, jre. La- Qraiuim, the Lethbridge The financial report of on the..yearns, Resolutions were passed of the.-work.pf the-; officers.- for the year and -coin-' mending 'the provincial department of agriculture and the Dominion live- Calgary, Edmonton; diciiie' Hat, Gadsby, ASQUIJH WILL which he has made so many winnings in other years. Sha'unavon association, the youngest in Saskatchewan, wiil be proud 01' its representative. Mr. AlcKee, who with his Black Minorcas. won the sweepstakes for the best male bird in the show. This takes the Board of Trail B cup. The sweepstakes for the litest female in the show..was won by Wheeley of Syringa Creek, B. C.. with his Minorca hen, taking the Wright cup. Wi.nners of. Other Cups merchant's Bank cup for best pen Barred rocks, cocki cockerel, hen and pullet, won by EJmil Ehlert, Magratli. cup, liest- cockerel and pul- let, .R: C. Black won by A. E. Humphries, Letbbridsfc. Taylor cup, best male and females, any other variety, won by Carter of Lethbridge with White nocks. liuuiio Cup, beat cock, cockerel, hen and pullet, liglit Bralmias, won hy McKenzie, of Glaresholm. Buchanan cup, best cocks- cockerel, Mayor Hardie Optimistic BY W. D. L, HARDIE Mayor of Lethbridge To the Citizens of Lethhridge Afier trying times our city has gone through for like the Wonderful Recovery, 1915 BY G. R. MARNOCH President of the Lethbridge Board of Trade As the Farmers View the Year armored cruis- er Natal. Survivors 4CQ Loci-................ 300 Place not mentioned Cause internal explosion London, IJec. British, arm ored cvniser Xatt'.I 1ms after [an explosion. An ment to this t'JTecf day The Natal wjis lernoon. while in mentioned) as BY S. S.-DUNHAM Vice-President of the United Farmers of Alberta past three rears when the night of, called forth bv the o'it depression was almost inky black war The w The close of the year 1914. found us Since I received your kind hivita- in the deep depression of feeling that tion.to prepare a New Year's greel- followeil after the first enthusiasms ing on some phase of agricultural de- forth by the outbreak oi thcj velopment, my original Thought and ipressioii was augmented: plans in tfcat retard have been neces- and the veil just beginning .to by the insincerity that we tell as to' sadly changed and upset by Uic sml- lift it is somewhat difficult to framu tht, oi- tlie agricultural year den death of the president oi the Un- a Nsiv Year's gcecting in the mosfc of 1815.- J iled'Farmers of Alberta, Mr. James appropriate langu i e There can be little doubt that t! erode lias been made and that an era Promise thc was maintain- that death should twice knock at the groae uas nun mane ami uiai an eia jhc summcrj aml in tltc dcor flt thc ofiice of prosoenty has started m Canada .Miimm were m0re than-agreeably ganization, and that at each time thc that will go on rising until the past surprised when thc reports piesident should er the summons. official announce- as made hen; is sunk U in the-' harbor UICIL the result of an in- survivors The armored Natal is one of four shins of the Aebilles .class, ing one of the last products of the pre-dreadnoiight era of naval archi- tecture. Before they were in ..the water they were hopelessly out-dated hy battle cruisers of: which tlve Invin- cible was the first. The Natal was built at the Vickers b'twigl laid down January tiih, and com missioned in 1907 with a displace nieiii of ly.oati inns. Siie had 11 lengtl of -ISO feet, beam 74 feet and draughi feet, while her 23.400 horse powei gave her a maximum speed of JfiiotK. Her ai'inarnent consisted ol incli. four inch guns, 2( three pounders, four Maxims and one .1- pounder field gun, with three sub merged IS inch torpedo tube's. carried a belt of' inch Krupp ar- mor with seven incites on barbettes Her complement consisted or ccrfi d iSi S'iy- designed b.v Sir PhiMin Watts and belonged to'tar 1303-04 naval estimates. The Natal the newest armored .vessel losi 50 far in the war by the British. Tile announcement that the surviv- ors number.about'fqur hundred means that probably 300 lives have been lost, as the total complement was 704 officers and men. Ul our doubts Men aptikman 11 is strange duung 1 ul and cleared J he Lvcellent httle moio thin thr 31 liige aiea on them can continued bania soou '-nVe yow erful imrt- of. -Bssad Pasha; the Turkish leader there. Athena claims diplomatic situation shows growing cordiality .between Greece llt uull .n.j conccimug Her lu'inarv operations, entente powers France as oullitaleil dreib in the dibtncts sui us to pause, to-take an It seems ceitim hoMeyoi' hy the cabinet as a whole at to- dayVmcclinei-'.oMtho draft of the bill proyiding-for compulsion, but the fact that'Sir .John .Simon; Secretary of State for Home Affairs, ami Sir Thomas Privy Councillor, both supporters of the voluntary sys- tem have; beep on the drafting com- mittee is" regarded as an assurance that the bill will prove a compromise, wliieif will -be generally acceptable. It is further understood that two specch- dclivereii by Arthur Henderson, A. E. Potter Co. Challenge best display of Leghorns, ariv variety won by McKenzie, of Clarcaholm. Tbe Poultry Association cup for the best display of waterfowl won hy Johnston Bros., of Langdon, Prize List Complete The prize list is as follows: (CONTINUED ON PAGE 5) Chicago, Dec. pro- liibition of the sale and manufacture and or meetings of the acceptance of the government tonight, putting out of business more plan. "'an 3000 saloons, a large nurauer of breweries, wholesale 'liquor houses and distilleries. The states which are to enter the dry column are Iowa, Colorado, Idaho, with conJidenco to thc future of this tend development in that direction stock. I urn glad to say that 'among are now centering m 4.1binu -nheie 1h men arc in the Serbian army is said to be suffer ment oi Tie United fanners arc ing fiom hai ibfaiug attacks by the city With Hi tremendous agricultural 1 aimers who hitherto demoted energies more to area of the most pioducmt land the larmmg are now extending their not foi rood matcn world knows of, tnbntau to I eth stocl operations in this of Caistairs is a mm of bridge, he must be bund to the m >car wnci rains fell at internals thai ,ti and sincere duoticn to tht, ,lltl 0___ ture who cannot see one vere timelj loi then crops the bene- terest Of the cigamration Ihe same clash with HIP s in tint ter fits of summer cultivation tan be said of Sheppard of Tdmon- ritorj Pans tint ood material Wood Albanian forces From the progress cat abil- they have miae in Albania it is pre in- dieted that the Italians mil soon of the largest, most rrosrerous and influential-cities in Alberta. I know: agajn neen evidenced the average ton. Be has had long ycars a dozen towns, on the othei siile ot j iclds 01 on summei falloweri service ami he, has never been the line, of from aO 000 to 100 000 people which never did have one-tenth of the prospect Lethbridge has to- day. to the investor in Lethbridge who is hanging on hy his teeth, as it were, I say bang on and "you .will reap a great harvest that will'make you smile as you MI lo I bcfoie with a smile that will not ofi And about Ihe ciU nsnh ands have been at least 30 per cent u-mting Kutitmgiam ot fat-ttlcr, gicater than tlose giawn on spring would inaxe a g 1 ib a Leihbndte and suriounding urban uahle worker m the cai.se Vustm of ____ _. centra The coal mines la Ra'nfurlj of si o'nv Bucl- own .boundaries, toi the past three dins of or seven miles oi I eth anan of Cowlei anil Bicliop oi Beil- years it has had ver> strt-nuous bridge are shipping three to four dmglon are all men mth a strong time indeed, just like ill othei cities thousand tons of coal even daj local follow int., in their somal coni- in west, uuc largely to looking Merchants in the city are busy, and- inanities, and yet-'there are other and preparing for a bit too f ar, are finding ready demand for the! men .not with thc (CONTINUED b) I (COMINOED ON Pict 0) I os TVGE G) the the entente forces operating m Al jion found. _ _. ______ 'Labor conference on compulnion came decision as to its attitude but a strong -feeling ol suspicion toward the reported cabinet solution of problem is manifest Labor probablj will not settle upon a pol icj until the rank and file had. ah opportunity; to express1- their TOMORROW Tomoirow being New Years Di; the Herald will not be published. representative of labor at intoxicating Jiouors will .become jtings Thursday were in favor effective in seven states. at midnight NEW YEAR'S DAY RALLY Final preparations for the great Sunday School Rally to.be held to- morrow in Wesley Hall have now been made. The; only thing now jieeded'to make, the rally a bigger success than last year is a fine .day; given "this a deep impression should be made upon the .minds of the child- Ten; The scholars will assembie at the -various schools and a. record of the number wilt be made for the pur- pose of getting the- avernfr-J attend- ance foi1 the banner competition. In addition each child will be given a silk ribbon suitably printed to wear. 9o asifo eiiBufe a prompt" start teach- ers and scholars are requested to be In- attendance I 'at their various schools at the following tiinss. Wesley 10.30, 1030, Knox 1030, Christian Army 1030, Westminster 10: artd St; Andrew's 10. All the schoolH to Wesley Hall. then march in Arkansas and South' Carolina. Many in all of the seven slates have prohibited the sale of liquor for a number of years, under local option laws. Canada's Premier Doubly CAR SHORTAGE SERIOUS IN SOUTH; GRAIN AWAITS SHIPMENT here are all full to the roof and have been lor some time. There arc over three, hundred orders for earn 'that have not been filled. We are getting no cars "at to date tmsliels have been taken care of and this is estimated at only So per cent, of tlie total cron This leaves nearly a.million aels still in the'hands which should b'e ship- jjicii from thia point provided cars .lire [supplied. Otherwise some ot! it, as Ottawa, Dec. Robert Dor-MIRK already been the case, will be den is this morning doubly afflicted.' shipped from otbei points Busii ess In addition to a very severe attack of. is largely at a standstill here, due to lagrlppc. Sir Robert is this inornlng tho blockade of A sixth elo suffering from lumbago. not: valor nlniost completed and a possible that the primo minister willjtlic installing of the be able to leave his bed until after jit win nllup in almost no time ..._. __ j Fmed at New Dayton New Dayton, Dec. the ele- valors hero are full. We have- only Barons, Dec. live elevators-cannot get cars. Only half the grain New Year, and lie may be coi ed to his house considerable) time. Pneumonia of a very virulent type had five 01 six cais in the past prevailing and those attacked.with j are advised to; remain at until thoroughly recovered Lady Burden has .almost completely j grain shipped from here was on :jbec: Serious at Maclcod Alticlood, Dec. last cai of recovered. 21. Since then farmers or elevators in the tributary territory has been shipped." The situation is real ser- ious Serious Shortage East Bow Island, DEC. cat sit- uation is very serious nil along tins fine. Up until reentry Bow Island fared very well, but of. late we are fil1 d up "Winnifred lias suffered more than we liavn. Last Friday they had only received three cars in two weeks and there were about two hundred names on 'flic order book. Around lknv Tsiand there is about (10 per cent, of t.he-grain marketed, while around Winnifred it will run about 40 per cent. Unless something M VKKTTS Cash wheat May. .wheat December oats December flax WEATHER HiQh 17 Low 11 Force Colrf and mor ly fair, t snow falls in many i ly fai litfci is done the grain will not be moved this winter, Cardston Feels It Too Ca'rdfjton ;o here h promises to be more t'p present the average nunv her of Borders for cars has been in tho neighborhood of a nun died About an averse of lu week -have been Detroit, Dec. was made here todav that Charles Londpii, Dec.. Times edi-' tonally demands appointment ot i man ot commanding _ whose name com'pel obedi- ence ind reject to takt charge of: the whole at ud war opetarFons m the near east The Times contends tint thr great dc'ft in ail the' east- ern phises ot the war has fcesn lacl of unit) and united tnecn the campaigns, "which. ought to be and from the standpoint of O'Brien former Socialist member of I but b) some single capable fiimd, car short 'parliament m the Alberta legislature [knowing the east an ooen boot." ago here has been quite serious and and one of the most widerv known fmies continues, riWe' soclalistb in Canada, has ithdrawii t 2i drift r from the socialist pirtx m Canada now affects, riiiectl) or and joined the American socialist or [regions which cvtrnrt from Kordofih'j ganlzatlon 0 Bnen snoke heic last to Kurdistan and from Libyan night and evwects to deliver an ad j to Hindu Kush I'IP no name, but seems to point-to j Lord Kitchener, cars jier week, which ivii! mean that Ihe present number called for. winnot.be filled for. several not caunling the- orders that arc bound to come i UTS said that the reason for reducing: the number of cars h6m 15 to t is that a greater shortage is. felt elsewhere Tlie three elevators are practically full and, of course afe in the same position as the farmer in securing s (tONTIMFD 0V G) what he termed the revohitiotiary character of the socialists in Van couver, H. C. he said were ruining ilii, movement in Canada their- rigid to Marxian po sition. ,The former viuember, of .'bar- Humenl is bpeaMng in tlie 0 Hi ted Stages unuer the auspices of tb6 So cialist party of Ameiica, iw despite the notice front quarters of the Canadian SodaHsf party. Uiat such action a tion of the principles of the Gattadian organisation j BRITISH LOSSES' IN DECEMBER London Dec 31 casualties recorded m the Hsu 4 published during Ui amount ;to 1001 oflk... men These are turns fiom nil fronts. ;