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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta DECEMBER SAGES FOR THE NEW YEAR PROM FRONT JAQB IDENT OF LETHBR1DGE BOARD OF TRADE flluil have fnitli to look with fearless eyes Heyoml the tragedy of n world nt And know Hint out of doatli and night shrill rise The dawn of nnipler life unguish rend your That lod lias given to you the priceless down fo in these great and hear your part In Freedoms ejowning hour tiat may tell your sons who see the i High in the heavenstheir heritage to saw Hie powers of darkness put to flight 1 saw the morning This is tho time hi the year when we take a Mbol InnIt over the and try to peer a little Unto the dim But this is sonulliiiifi more I than the end of a is the end ol an We shall need all the sober sense with which we tave been and our best feeling will have lo be called into play if we are to carry through our part in the new era that is before Looking into immediate past district has shown up very particularly well n year in which the strength of ourselves and our ghbors has been tried After some woii prolific crop 1918 has shown us may be here even in a year ot vcrj Mht rainfall the precipitation figures for UK NfaJar show just about seven and a half inches en on this small amount of moisture all of ou d that was properly prepared gave some sor B crop and we are encouraged to proit by the Itakc that we against our better judg nt and our past in putting un crop land that should have been left here is anything that we should have learnt by it is that the limiting factor of our agricul s is moisture we have a standing demonstra i always before us in the successful pursuit ot Cation farming all around Our effort and no doubt will to help those of farmers who wish to take advantage of the those valuable waters that now run wastt past our to attain those advantages fas quickly as We know that this wilistabilize their business and Looking a little farther we do well to o mind the general situation in this city and Set before the The country was no more getting on its feet the city was off its has by the prosperity of agriculture a levelling The country is thoroughly and the further great Idevilopmcnt that is coming will still more estab Ilish the There was some apprehension that Ivewere being too and that may to borne extent have been well founded but the check this year has given us a timely and that this lias been heeded is quite evident irom llie remarkable response on all sides to the 1918 Victory The city put up over for every woman and child of our population that Surely is a sure proof that we have been thrif Kow the We have our soldiers com ing Many of them left us at a time of eco nomic Are we going to be able to deal justly and wisely with them on their return II will need all of our wits and courage lo do this mid the most hopeful augury lies in the helplu attitude of the men who arc already with us and it should be remembered that while all ol them who have seen active service bear the marks ol the fray in one way or they are not onlv he advance guard of others who have ut also of many more who happily will come lack to us and full of an experience and wisdom that we shall never be able to attain With that with some patience we I mixed with properly directed the oulook is Now the future and U is plum thai the solution of our economic troubles in the past lav only in the further proper development ot the We come back then to where we The filling up of our agricultural land I GRASSY A VICTIM INFLUENZA lie PAGE SEVEN From Our nwn GRASSY Christmas season has linen marked by exceedingly mild find beautiful wrath or with rmow remaining though to give it which to Hi1 Christmas nature j toho held any longer and gar us a perfectly furious winter cold i We Any and Sell Dominion and Provincial Municipal Railroad Public Utility and Industrial Borrk Correspondence DOHINIOM SECURITIES CORPORATION and wind unil Christmas to have passed very quietly with most of the people of tho town and Tho presI by htfrd working and thrifty farmers is the man That means further and the holding of those people who have been hold ing and developing our coal industry there has been some talk of a movement of these people back to the countries of their which indeed of the flu haB checked vlsltntion and haxl a gcnornl dampon ing effect upon all attempts at festivl1 Wood Morrow Fruer Andiion Whin PraWwit VicePresideni Secretary Trenturer Asit Secretary uoi HEAD OfFICE 1C KING STREET EAST TORONTO MONTREAL BRANCH BRANCH t Aunln Frltri on some parts of the continent has already been quite Under the stress of war conditions the market for our eoul has been considerably and it is to be hoped that we shnll be able to retain we come again to necessity for development of agriculture in other parts of the for after all that is the sure foundation even for our coal We had amany lessons read to us these past few and much of the measure of our success iii the future depends upon how tar we have learnt and how far are going lo apply We are quite clear now as to our interdependence with the country thanks to the lead that Rutherford gave us in 1913 we have been following that We arebeginning to learn that we have an interdependence with each other in our community life many more ot our citizens have become enamoured of the high business of community which alter all is but apart of the higher business of nation build ing Board of Trade has been married to this high endeavor for some years Cardston Ray mond and Magrath paid their attentions at the Fair in 1918 and the Rotary Club has just cele brated its with all and sundry trom the highways and byways at the wedding tiC8 nnd Christmas j churchwas while the New Year service planned for last was wiped out by the stormy Wo nre happy to that the remaining flu patients making good progress towards whose case was special ly severe is up and about Louis Webb has recovered and was in town and over their attack of Layman and fniuib recovered from the Ledgerwoocl Wier ami family aie Hilly man In tlin hospital in Kirk cetved called in and the patient re best attention possible from the two ilc lived until Fri day when he passed away at seven The funeral was held on when Lewis held the service at the of tlience to the public cemetery who started the Farmers and has managed it for the lias and taken a The future looks Ledgerwoods case was mnro serious though and two ms were called We are glad to though that the danger point las been passed and the patient is making good Mr and Reid of par ents of who are visiting their have also been in the grip of the common but are happily approaching of Citizen We greatly regret to report last Thos a highly respected residen of the Grassy Lake district passed away In the hospital at Medicine Hat Gwilliam first had an attack ot was PRESIDENT OF CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY I CANNOT think of a New Year in Alberta which is not a happy for Alberta to me spells sunshine and will do its best in 1019 to help along that happi ness carrying back Albertas splendid soldiers with all the speed and comfort possible bringing in new settlers and helping them to make new giving the farms and business communi ties a prompt and sympathetic My sincere hope that 1919 will be Albertas banner t i I NSPECT m OPENING OF SCHOOUTTABER Nurse McKinney Gives Men Home From War From Our Own Corresoondent Monday eve ning In1 connection with the anniver sary celebration iu the Methodist church of gave an Interesting ad dress on Changes Needed in Human She dealt chiefly with the questions of patronage and the concentration ot wealth In the and tho that woman ment of a municipal The miners would do In any reasonable The discussion that followed demit mostly with the system ot taxation to be adopted and the proportion to be raised by the town and country Mem bers from the Barnwell local were of the opinion according to the basis of TaTier should con tribute onethird of the cost of main and the rural parts two On the other it was pointed out that the assessed value of the rural district was while the town assessment rolls showed not more than Winbournes advocacy of a poll tax met with scant as it was felt that a man with 20 sections of land and stock galore should pay more than a man Jiving on quartersection heavily The two following resolutions were put to the meeting and carried 1 That the minister of health be petitioned to extend the life of the hospital district till the proposed gov ernment amendments to the Munici pal Hospital Act be so that the vote might be taken on the revised lowing talent Miss Has kins and Master Joe An alto horn duett was given by Mc Roberts and and a cornet duet by McDowell and iMo A tasty lunch wag served by the Ladies Santa Glaus then distributed gifts to more than 300 and In addition sent a num ber of presents to the boys and girls who were unable to be present for various The whole event passed off most Home From Overseas The many friends of Fred Tuftly wore glad to welcome bin home on December 14 after an nb overseas of two and a hal He sailed for England will Mr Gwilliam was well kuown and highly esteemed throughout the dis trict in which he has lived for a con siderable number of Hisdeath removes from out m dst a good cit izen and a true He will be greatly missed by many who knew him as a good friend and a kind and mourn his passinghis wife a brother with the forces over seas and many Mrs Gwilliam has the deep and sincere sympathy ofthewhole com munity in her sad bereavement The funeral service was held on the 27th inst In the Anglican Grassy by the Taylor of Taber a large number of people being in Interment took place in the Grassy Lake Mrs Patterson was back e be expected to make to the po1 The chairman was instructed to Htlcal Solos were sung by Grelgg and Hassett and an instru mental solo glvon by Miss Vera Municipal Hospital meeting in tho interest of tho municipal hospital was hbld in the Hex Theatre on Friday afternoon at The attendance was good and the discussion following manifest ed a lively concern in tho T Henderson acted as chairman and Mr Maynard as The mln utni of the last mooting of the board dealing with the proposed purchase the Tabor hospital wero at the request of the chair mil explained some of the changes ilie scheme as ut first outlined and puit with somo objections that had The report of the pro Llnolal architect ou tho present hos tal was read showing that the tilillug was a satisfactory one and i good state of It also sug trd some improvements that might iMayor Vlckery spoke Dinting out that on a conservative mate tho property that tho town Taber was offering to the mtmlcl luispltal board for was at loast He also ihul though llii hospital up to ilatii sence LOCALS FAIN From Our Own Correspondent past week has been very almost like summer during the day and very little frost at So warm has it been that all the open air rinks lost all their but Saturday night a change the wind blowing from the north and bringing snow and continuing all day Tho committee appointed by the lacleod to try and get all the locals to join in one largo ceil ral union met on Decem er and reported that all the local unions would join in one with leadquarters at and in the already owned by the various The organization will ho completed early in January at a meeting to be and delegates will be elected to attend the annual Gas consumers got a jolt Sunday afternoon when the gas went but only for ten as the man ager detected the regulator a llttlt all was Banquet Soldiers The banquet given by the ladies ol lombinatlon ot all of president is stand ng on firmer ground than Clemen This war Is the culminating of the balance of power sys which was devised to Insure poacn and which plunged the world in to the most terrible war of all Clemenceau would continue to play the old game of European dip hut would shuttle the cards making Britain and the United States underwrite the pol icy of France and Italy for nil Ho far as the United States is con Clemenceau could hardly expect that his proposal harl been ser iously considered by the American government or by the American peo Conceding everything that is said against by Its the league of nations still remain an inter esting and hopeful bet the system of the balance of power is a failure which has cost more than lives and more than in There is no poss Ible argument which could justify the American people is sustaining a systen would plunge us into all the pol tical intrigues of Europe without any n would bo far better to return at onco to the old policy of under which we can mow the exact measure of our re The makes a Intllar comparison of the two utter and says taken a momentous Issue is there It however Let us not forget that to be the nearest Germany must a great difference in the point of view and that If wo were in the place of and there haxl been only a geographical line and a scrap of paper between us and the four and a half years a frontier on thb Rhine would seem little enough to wish for this line far away liberalism of the new world notwith Let us consider also whether we aro the Bole trustees of the subletles and refinements of pure The other morning papers do not comment specifically on the from Maple cTeeklor the Christmas season Returns From Overseas Mr James Perry and family of Sun nyside had on Saturday last the joyof welcoming back from overseas Mr Perrvs of the 39th Battery Driver Perry went through fome of the hard fighting and has suf jorcd considerably since getting gassed last He is as glad to be back again as his are to see him for he says even the snow drifts look good to Two ot the latest flu patients have Two been Luke Ralshock and her the Kith in 191 A first he was stationed at Shornclifft and afterwards moved to Wills whore he was attached to the headquarters doing his bit there until he returned on tho Olym the early part of U is hoped after he has obtained his discharge he will secure a aatinfactory position in John Jenkins has been enjoy ing a visit ifrom her en daughter AVe are glad to learn that the attacks were slight nad recov erv T Mv William Larson liasgone to Los geies for the winter where his friends hope that he will in the change of scene and climate find a relief and help after the strain ot his recent of tlic wire the minister as soon as pos and if un answer was forthcom Ing to call another meeting in the Miners Hall on December at 2 Cl That all ratepayers and non ratepayers shall pay a minimum tax of per year for hospital pur and Nell iMcKellar made a trip to Medicine Hat oc Thursday to place their under the euro of Smythe for Inspect School Children School starts on January the school board making arrangements with u nurse to be in attendance at the ncliool the first two weeks it is open and examine all pupils carefully against the one of tho teaching has Her place will be taken by Miss recently teacher and BlennerHaasett and family spent Christmas in Not much stir on the streets these Thoughtful people are staying at home to formulate New Years reso Alfred who hibernates In bothbrklge in winter and grows corn and other cereals in the nelgh borhood of Tabor tho rest of tho paid the town a flying visit on Fri Christmas Tree Ou afternoon of Christmas Uay the ajuiual Christmas tree and enler tainmout for the children of the Can ada West employees was held lu the TnVmaxTmuiii of efficiency j Miners A fine program of vocal 1 n n lllllGliP Wfltt P J V fl 11 I V and Miller I mas went overseas with the 10th Battalion in Tho next spring ho went to wherehe was wound ed in tho Aftor his recovery he was returned to the front as a Later ho took trench fever and was incapacitated for active ser For the past year he has been on duty in the Postal Service returning to Canada in October Miller is onu of the many Cana dians who conies back with u wifo from tho old having married in Miss Annie IV Stod of After taking a government course in vulcanizing he purposes settling on the land and is favorably impressed with tho Taber Mrs Charlie Scott has received word that Scott in company with his is visiting in Ire note the return for the festive season of Jack No doubt a prairie homo looks good from the woods and mountains ut Christ the r O D to the returned men fromtfte front was the best banquet ever given in Macleod and was at tended by the men of the day in uni form and all men in the best of spirits to enjoy the whole The in the whole of the famous Queens hotel was given over to the ladies for the pie pro prietor snd even the help being at their The decorations were In keeping with the occasion and tend ed to make each and every one feel their The so ar as the table was greater ml grander than anything ever seen n Macleods Major Camp aell occupied the in the absence of Major who had been sud denly called The principal speakers of the evening were A Father Ryiling Mayor Gulr and coming Mayor Gray was unable to attend on account of the Each and all told of the boys of Macleod anrt what they had done to win the var and defend the flags of the allies brought pence on earth to all tho Cogs In An Important Wheel EVERY one of your teeth is a cog in an important piece of ma machine your When you lose one tooth you throw the load on and the smooth ness and efficiency of the machine is And it is like throwing n monkey wrench into the to allow the decayed and crumbling teeth to go into the stomach with the Repair the and missing see how better you much more The time to take care of repairs IB the Joto ii simp ler and lew expensive than It will be Allow us to replace lost with new ones that will look mi well and perform Natures functions ml well your originals at their was a town yet that had more tlll furmorB i han hv tho minors and townspeople ou behalf stated that up to dato lie minors had contributed toward the running expenses of UK which was over half the ox jor the minimum of post was tho and instrumental was given by Reason given by him for the eitublish thu miners assisted by the fol MUST HAVE GREATEST NAVY less a league of nations or other tribunal that will make certain the limitation of International ar mament is the Unit ed States must build the greatest navy in the Secretary Dan iels told the house naval commit tee SIDES WITH INDEPENDENTS tho premier of has FOLLY SHOT Was Hunting Rabbits When Gun Went Off as He Climb ed in Car Dentistry Ai Practue It a Gentle Art Richards Nelson High Grade American Dentirtrf vf PHONE 363 7 4 Ott 4 Doors from Letfckridie ALBERTA j CALGARY EIGHTH AVENUE EDMONTQN CRISTALL 1nr Own Poivesiionumll On Sunday December 5 four young sons of with one of their neighbors boys started out ill a motor car to shoot They had not gone far when they ospied a big jack running across tho Albert Clifton stepped off HIM car and started after the big He flred at him but Ho then came back to llm and us tho cur started Albert got on tho running holding on with one in tho other he his nliot but having mitts on the gun slipped through his and he held it only Inspector Tucker represented the NT At the close of the banquet the whole with their wives and were the guests of the Kmpress ITALIAN LOSSES ROME supreme com mrind of the Italian army has an nounced that Italian losses on all during the vur totalled dend Of this number officers were Of the wero The number of men totally incapacitated toy wounds awl disease is estimated at lnsfi via Manchester Ciriniian says that the election Illus trates tine of tho dangers inherent to n tho ability of tho party In power by seizing a moment of popular excite meiit and confusion to secure a ver diet which Is not Continued fromFrojit iagoK OKI peace conforonco if your confld IMUV sends mo at Presuunt bluntly said that the United Stales is interested in the peace but in the peace of the for the Clemeuoeau theory caught and Die gun burning his and I ho and the charge lodging in his left lie rfdTdwitli thi independent Socialists I was taken lo tho house about two against Frledrich the ierman according to advicus tu the Petit III Iim iiujnii n t j i GI by the As ho gun up uf the president rtlsnnssed it fashion tho futuro had nothing for us i hut a now attempt to keep tho world at tho right poise by u balance of pow tho United States would talus no in terest in because she will Join no combination of power which tiot a miles away ami Clares called who dressed the afterwards bringing the young When a soap smells clean and you can be sure it is made of high quality Only such materials will pro duce this clean Gold Soap has a sanitary odor that instantly carries with it the conviction This is good Its superior cleansing quali ties confirm this first A ;