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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta .THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEM Alp DECEMBER 31, DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Baity, delivered, per year.......54.00 uaw, BJ Weekly, by mat1' Per TELEPHONES 1252 1224 Business Otflce" Editorial Oftlce W. A. Buchanan Torrance Managing Director Business Manager iKJND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR Russia, 'whose activities on the tastern front have been on a smaller Bcale than usual during the past few has again come to the trout Jn the war news, and reports are that a bloody hnttle is now raging against the Austrians on Bukowinian soil. The battle is along a 40-mile front, with Toporoutz as the centre of tilitlet. Evidently the Russian sup- ply of ammunition is on a better basis than it ever has been, for as on the west, their assault is being ac- companied by a heavy bombardment may he considered a healthy sign. The Germans and Russians are also locked in a deadly struggle along the extreme north of the western front, and on the success of either opponent will depend the trapping of large number of enemy troops. Reports indicate that Greek terri- -tory insist be invaded by the Bulgar- ians if an attempt is to be mada to dizlodge the allies. Teuton troops cannot be spared for that campaign, Naval activity In the Adriatic- has resulted in the destruction of two Austrian destroyers off Cattaro. Southern Alberta can boast n most prosperous start for tho New Year. IJllti is closa at hand and the Kals- cr Isn't at Paris or Calais yet. 1910 still finds tho British navy ruling the waves. The Kaiser may not bo dead yot hut ho niny wish lie was UBI'UIO is through its course. Here's hoping that 1016 will see the. end of the war, but not until despotism is decisively trimmed. Mayor Hardie would recommend us a' resolution to Ilie taxpayers the very simple phrase "We will pay our taxes immediately." Col. Bennett says Germany is now fighting only for peace. The new Colonel nvast be something of an Irishman. Every true Canadian's resolution for the New Year should be continued determination to do our part in up- holding the flag of justice and free- dom. Arthur Reid goes out of the civic service with the close of the year. He will always be remembered as a faithful and earnest servant ot the public. PA ICKEDUP1N ASS1NGIZZZI FOR THE'BOSY MAW A Nursery Hogs will be scarcer and prices higher, says Pat Burns in sneaking' of the livestock outlook. It seems too bud that farmers were forced to sacrifice their hogs last year from lack of feed, while this year with plenty of feed going to waste in tho stubble fields, they End themselves without 'the hogs to eat it up. And prices jwere low last year and high now. economically MAY IT BE A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR TO ALL Onca more tlie Herald enjoys the privilege of wishing the good people of Lethbridge and Sunny Southern Alberta a happy and srosperous New Tear. .And -KB believe it will be a happy New Year because we believe most Red Cross Nurses Attend Peace Party Stockholm, DEC. 30, via D s :te the rerasal of the Washiagton 50.eminent to extend passports to belligerent countries to the members of the Ford peace party, they are "stiK endeavoring to obtain Germany's permission to travel irom Copenhag-. en to The Hague by train. H they! sincerely that it will be a prosperous arfi unsrecessful, a steamer will be' New Tear. Never m tie b-story oJ I chartered for a trip through the So-tUem Alberta have there been j North better indications for prosperity than siry tlj ijs stay ln stociholm there are at the present time. We untii Thursdav, and will arrive in do not say this because it seems the Copenhagen, Flidaj. Giving to the .1.1 -n flav1 fact tnal a number ot fie memlers pi proper thing to say on the last day sick wlth inlUl.nzai a, of 1915, but because conditions nurses has'-been' pear to us to justifv our belief. t appointed to attend them. The mT3- Thovgh many of us are carrying a es are-descrifcd; as the hospital de- heavy burden at present, and though Partment oi the expedition, many of our merchants and corpora- tions still feel the pinch caused by a number of lean years, there is httle doubt that Southern Alberta is pos- 'eessed of more actual wealth today ithan ever is because bur -wealth He3 in what our land and our mines wilj produce, and they hare both at a record rate dur- ft that action djs_ tng the past year. Southern Alberta j jt2ssmg [or Siouid be dropped, within a radius of 100 miles of Lcm- and that the feyv delinquent taxes le Magraih Changes Policy on Taxes Sfagrath, Jleo. BO.y.U last msht's saeclal meetmg of oi thp town council and the school Loard Aid. D. J. Cowan was elected may- or ot Port Arthur by acclamation. J. JlcK. llrle has appointed secretary of the St. Thomas, Out., Y.M.C.A. nakarian des rters report dysen- tcry "is prevalent in tho Bulgarian army. It is expected that the Qucbecj brid-e will be ready for traffic by Oct. ll'lli. R. L. Innes, of Simcoe, has been1 appointed ccucral manager ot the, Canadian Canners, sudeidir.g J. J. Nairn, retired. The Bulgarians arc seizing all cop- per utensils from Hit people on tho ground that they are needed tor the manufacture of war munitions. Allen Kewman, aged 58, a shoe- mater and a former resident of Mont- real, dropped dead at Saskatoon, while watching a game of hockey here. Moose Jaw police commission has1 decider! that Sergt. Slocock was guilty of negligence while on duty in; connection with a raid on a house of ill-fame. Geo. W. Urown, son o! Rev. C. W. Brown, and R. T. Ferricr, late oi Al- berta College, Edmonton', have liecn appointed to the stall oi.the Saska- toon Collegiate Institute. J Q. McT. Christie, horn in Ed- monton in 185J, and who .left--there in ISil, mads his Drst visit to the Alberta capital fa 1-1 years this week. He livesat Winnipeg. His; fa lit- er build th. old fort at Winnipeg. Fred J. Clark, arrest.d at Chicago, confessed to t'aeft from a Saskatche- wan branch of the Bank of. Com- merce. The young man, who had evi- dently been on a cnrousal, is a son of Major Clarke, of the Royal Irish Dragoons. Lieut. John Raymond, re- pottid ss receiving t'.-.e D.S.Q. for gallant conduct at the front, is a Kegina boy, and a son oi. Col. Mc- llifce, who, up to 1910, was assist- ant commissioner of the The father holds the imperial service order. Governor L. B. Hanna, of North Dakota, has officially sJvered his con- nection with the Foril ac- cording to a despatch to the Ex- chanse Te ejranh company from Cop- _enhagen. The despatch adds thatGov-l erner Hanna is "very ill, probably with typhoid." Th? new steamship route from Nor- way to Russia is now established and the" Norwegian steamer Kong Helg.e, carrying a cargo of American and EngiisJ- machu.rv for has made a trip from Tromsoe, Norway, to Alexandrovsk, Russia, under most favorable conditions. Lieut-Col. Cecil liongueville Snow, reported kil'ed at is an ex number ol tie R N M P In 1887 and 1SS8 he was a corporal ader Supt liCGibbon at ftood Brd camp, and later a sergeant under the'same officer in Manitoba on customs duty on the international boundary. THE weary little traveller nrrtvtne In the big city of Montreal ufisr journey across ttte country, byita uiothti, nuua u rea-i haven of rest in the comfortable nursery proTided by the Canadian Pacific. It is glad to lay Its tired bead on the soft pillow In tha tittle cot or be given a bath by the genial attendant, who gladly lends a helping band In the care of little ones to relieve the tired mother of her cbaree for a short while. Everything Is provided for the comfort of tiny tots There are batht and cots sno other little home comforts, which, needless to say. thoroughly appreciated, it Is here that the little ones irr.eive a -tfreshios wash and brush up, ua if they ire tired out can tate th'iir midday nap while waiting for m connecting train or the arrival of the transfer to take them down to the cost. The introduction ol the creche has proved a great boon to traveller? with famlllo, ind Is further evidence that the Canadian Pacific In all its dealings the welfare and comfort of the travelling public always at heart. accompanying picture represents the children's nursery at Windsor Street Station, Montreal and while it has never before been brought into prominence it plays i very important part to the every day life ot the Canadian metropolis. THE CANADIAN BANK Of-COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. D.C.L., Preildent H. V.-F. JONES, Ass'.Gencr.l Muucl V. C. BROWN, Superintendent ot WMlern Branches CAPITAL, FUND, BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may be opened' at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank, W61 Lethbridge Branch R. T. Bryinner, Mgr J bridge has just produced a grain crop passed through the court of cottfirma- -ivhich to the wonder ofjhe world; 'tte it has set a veaftm average yield unusuallv brisk, and See- that we doubt has ever been sur-. retarf Hodges is confident that T'rac- over BO an area in any part ot the globe. Oar mines are working to capacity with a bright out. look ahead of them. Rapid advances be met before final action iary. {eft! estate never produced real wealth, but large production on our fains and mines does bring it, and the only prosperity on which to'.build. It is estimated that thej portion of our crop otill In the hands of the fanners is worth as much as the whole of any crop ever produced 'by the foutb heretofore; we have ti.o. u a basis for 1916 business So are not talking through our hat. Many of us had hoped last Decem- ber 31 that the war would be over by this time. It is not over. Our Teu- ton enemies in fact have made pro- Srcss on land the year. But the alllee still seas, and the economic pressure on the central is growing toward the breaking point. The year 19; G will see list Invisible ally of ours Trorklng still more strikingly in our behalf.. war outook is not at all gloomy, and though we will be called upon during the year to give perhaps more freely In men and mon- ey than during the year just going ant, we will have the satisfaction of knowing that --very day will see us nearer the victory of right over night, and that is a satisfying thought to take into the New Year. With on the road to victory, and" with a real propnprHy at home, Southern .Albertans should en- ter 1916 with good heart and a de termination that it shall be a happy and prosperous New Year Beneath a new washing machine is a stove so that, water can -be heated in its tank without additional hand- ling. Ontario mayors elected by acelania- on include the following.; '.Carlton Jae son Almonte nillum Ait'en 4-Im r, F L Wagnpl E Duncan, Orangenlle, D H HnmntiRlI Write it 1916. Ring out the old, ring in the new. Mar hit yetterdtj-. Toot, SEAL BRAND COFFEE There are other Coffees are not "Seal Brand" In H, 1 2 pound cant. Whole Fine Ground lor PercoUlorv CHASE ft 5AN80RN, MONTREAL An Athens telegram to the Havas Aeencj 51 s a message has bfen re- ceived iroro Fiorina, Ore ce, that King FerJmand oi Bulgaria, Crown Prince Boris, and a German prince, bel.eved to be a son of Emperor Wil- liam, have departed incognito for Monastir in Serbia Preparation are being made to give them an official welcome m a few Lieut.-Col. L. C. Som- erset light infantry, has been killed m Fratc' Lieut-Col Howard en- listed as a privaU -si rose to .lieutenancy. He then r signed irom the British going to the Unit- ed States, -there for se.eral years he was an When the war broke out he returned to England and was given a commiss oa His emcienc) won speed promotion Announcement'is made of several OF CANADA. A Valuable Feature of a Joint Account opened with the Union Bank of Canada In the names of two persons, Is that if one dies the family funds are not tied up just when they are likely -to be most needed.: Ttw survivor can .withdraw the money without delay oi formality. Think it open a Joint Account LETHBRIDGB BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manager GRASSY LAKE BRANCH H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager THE EIT'O DARD SANK OF CANADA HEAD Office TORONTO MONEY ORDERS issued for any amount, payable throughout Canada, Great Britain, and all foreign countries. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT V AT ALL BRANCHES. no LETHBRIOGE BRANCH a F. BLETCHER, 258, Street N. Georee A Walton, general agect of. the department at Chicago, is pro-] moted to IIP general passenger agent' at WinnipeK and -V C. Shaw, decessor, is transferred to a new po silion in Montreal At Clwago Mr Walton is succeeded by T J Wall, general jgent ol the passenger de- partment at Minneapolis Milo Farmer's Splendid Yield Vulcan, Dec. Vulcan dis- trict has atil! good grain yields-to re- port and the yie.ld on the farm of Mr. H. Deitz, of Mild, is perhaps'an good as any In that district. Mr. Deitx had 700 acrei of slufoble and summer fal- low, about wres of eacb, from this he received an average ot 45 bushels to the acre of good No. 1 Marquis. He also had 6000 bushels of oats from 40 acres, An average of 125 bushels to the acre. A New Year's Resolution- If YOU buy out of town And WE buy out of town What will become of OUR town? SHORT COURSE SCHOOL IN AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC SCIENCE Jan. 10, 11, 12, 1916 Jan. 13, 14, 15, Jan. 17, 19, 1918 Jan. 20, 21, 22, 1816 WILL BE HELD AT CARDSTON FOREMOST LETHBRIDQIi i VULCAN............................ Under tho auspices of tho Pairs and Institutes and Women's Institute Branches of tlie Department of Agriculture, Alboi'U. Courses of Instruction will be given in Livestock, DalryliiK, Agronomy, and Poultry Raising. The Champion Shorthorn Bred Steer from thn recent On- tario Fat Stock Show has Just been secured 'and will be used for demonstration purposes. Lectures and Demonstrations for women will ho given In Cooking, Sewing, Laundry Work and Home Nursing. Four carloads of pure-bred stock will he carried for. demon- stration purposes. Tho Canadian Pacific, Railway are carrying this atook t'ran of charge, -----rEVERYBODY WELCOME----- HON. DUNCAN MARSHALL, Minister of Agriculture. J. OOUGALL, General Agricultural Agent, Canadian Pacific Railway For full particular! write, ALEX GALBRAITH, Supt. of Falrg Initltutea MISS MARY MaclSAAC, Supt. of Alberta Women's In- stitute's, Edrr.ontonf Alia. HOUSES FOR SALE Wo have been instructed by Tlie Empire Loan Company to dispose of the following bouses and land at very low prices, payments to suit purchaser. Lot 301 6th Ave. A. South Lot llth St. Lot 340 20th St. North For further particulars apply to British Canadian Trust Co. PHONE 1843 315 5th STREET An Experienced Executor The administration of a Will calls for wide experience in financial and commercial matters. This Trust Company offers you the experienced services of a body of successful business men. They have every qualification'for the perfect administration of Write for our booklet 011 'Wills.' THE TRUSTS GUARANTEE CALGARY COMPANY, LIMITED. ALBERTA Public Administrator and Official Assignee for the Judicial. Districts of LETHBRIDGE MACLEOD CALGARY WETA8KIWIN. Lethbrldss office, Bank of Commerce W. MeNlcol, Inspector. CANADIAN PACIFIC Canadian Pacific Railway Townsites Tlie Canadian Pacific Depart- ment of Natural Resources, announces the sale of the following new townsites Qurthe Weyburn-Stirling Brancli: NEMISCAM ETZIKOM PAKOWSKI i The sale will take place at Jfemiscam on Tuesday, January 4th, 1916, at and at Etzicum (9.00) and Pakowski, (3.00) on the following day. Price Lists and Plans can be obtained on application to tlie Sales Branch, Department of Natural Resources Canadian Pacific Railway Calgary, Alberta M. No. C ALLAN CAMERON. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT OF LANDS ;