Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta
J THE LETHBRWGE DAILY .JiERALD TUESDAY, DECEMBKR fceibbtibge ijecalb i! "lethbrl'DG''') alberta I DAILY AND WEEKLY ff 'Proprietors and Publlthen E THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT- i ING COMPANY, LIMITED 6th Street South, W. A. Buchanan t i President and Managing Director i 'John Torrance Business Manasoi pBuslneii TELEPHONES Offico (1 r !ii Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered per week Dally, per year ,i'Diily, by mail, per year h'Weekly, by mall, per year .Weekly, by nilll, per year to I 1252 1224 .15 ..J7.SO Dates ot eiplry ot subscriptions ap- "pear daily on address label. Accept- of papers alter eiplratlon date Is 'our authorily to continue ins sub- acrlplion. and Iho Empire, if may be lost one ol their noted-sons In the death on the 7lh of the Irish lessor, tied- raond. On the 16th, In the opinion ol Arthur Henderson, Ihe representative ol Labor In the British cabinet, tho country had arrived at the most cri- ticjl stags ot the war. On tho 28nd iho enemy darted his first ot the year, aa offensive lull ol des- tiny lor him as after events showed. We in Canada hsd the'war brought home lo us, so to ipesk, In Ihe drat- Uc regulations Jn reslauranls In the way of restrictions In serring o! beef, pork, and wheat producis- Ti" (hire1 of April saw the enemy within elevea miles of -Amiens. U 1 was tho most eventful day in the bis- torj- of tho war with regard to the j enemy advance In his offensive. In this month Canada had well advanced" ler program ot shipbuilding wlii Ihe announcement In the House of Com- mons by Hon. C. C. Hallantyno that 14 shipyards were engaged In build- ing eieel ships. It wss a month of bitter stress for the Empliq with the enemy offensive at full su'engtn., and caused >lr. Lloyd George to ilile In '.he House of Commons that the cru- cial moment had come and that the .lindenbure linn smashtd'at Quo- int. 1918 IN RETROSPECT 1 In 'the- annals oj our Empire there "Siave been wonderful rears. But in the wonderful yesr which expires to, day there has been Jin experience .which transcends all others. This is due to what cannot but be described as a Sensational denouement In the ending of the great wir In the- "it did. The year maj well ibe described to be, a. year In which tie 'pallon, In spite of a sustaining hopa. 'was raised from what was tantamount a slough of despond in Its early Viages, far as the progress ot the at the line took color, to tha Venitli of'jubilation to. which tha start Sing events 0[ November gave rise 59} will go down In our history as the ''great and exceedingly triumphant "yesr, Ihe year ol great mercies vouch- to us. To as tn the Dominion in the.Empire U will ever be the car ot years. There were dark days in the spring jl .this year with' the enemy" offen- sive'at Ml ltde. Peris appeared to in his-hands. The had to go out for eilrema sacri- lice to supply the needed men. A ter- rific struggle was going oa in France and Belgium with our forces hard pressed, and Ihe consequent yielding of Armentieres, Ballleul, anc XeuveEgllse. The Empire was held In an agony of anilely. The critical state ol affairs In Eu rope caused In Canada in April the call to .the colors ot unmarried men and widowers without children from 20 years to 22 years who had .bee September wss f lorious uioaUlfor the Allies. Tbe Americans forced Uio north pawsge of Allied line forward lo Alme. British, in whtoh Ihe Canadians, drove Ibe-lr Into the Hun lines Gen- eral Allenby made a. brilliant and great victory In Ptltallne, to add !o the pills the entmy was swnllowln'f, Bulgsrla, oa lit 80th null the tight.- In October the enemy WM still on tlie run and hard pressed- Toe Cut liact on the 9th penetrated Cajnbral stend and LJlle tell, and f tbe foe was hastened by Ihe tur euder ot Austria on the ud o Turkey on Ou the 2nd ol November Ihe dlan? look Valenciennes. was now brought be armlsllce signed on the llti, and he ignominious surrender cf-the part ot tils fleet on the Jilt. So fur local events 10 the year now almost ovf.r will be remembered by the disastrous lire which consumed the Acadla block ou March the 20th. la July, as in other cities, were affected by the Post Otflce' strike. On June 22nd, we participated In what was a, national event the general-reg- istration. The has also not- ed for big Iransacllons-ln land and such aa the sale oJ the Knight Wat- son ranch lands in the Buck ranch in July, and Just recently the Miebach farm lands.' Though, the yaar has been a lean one In the crops produced, prosperity In' no .way materially lessened as witnessed by .EEP UP WITH' HE GOOD'LEAD Tho notary Club" did t service to ie community Vm Monday when It otei lo open t Fund with i sub- crlptlon In order to pave tho way for urlher contributions for the purpose of erecting a memorial lo the sol- diers trom thU dly and dlstrlcj who mve liven their in the Qrest Wai-. There are many differences ot opin- ion as to tha form Ihe memorial should take, It U true, but no miller what may eventually decided upon it will require fund of sonio pro portions lo erect With the boys re- turning almost every day our dut> to those who have filltn on the bat lletleld or at sea during this war I ever In our minds, and tho Rotary Club has served a good purpose by cryitallizteK 'hat duty by.' giving u alt an opportunity to contribute to i fund which will eventually be used I perpetuate their memory. Funds for the ereelfan of mernor lals are not subscribed in a day. The next step to be laken therefore should be to form a committee to undertake the raising ot th_e fund and tho erec- tion oi tho memorial. Perhaps .one t the first things the committee .oufd do after organization would bo 0 decide on Ihe form ot Ihe memor- sl. Once decided, contributions would e much more likely to como rolling However a start has been made u the right dlrec.lion, and It remains now tor the citizens' ot Lethbrldge ud district to organize without delay o carry the project to.completion. iy iJ a granted exemption. This month marks I the euccess of th, various 13 about to be reakiid. ..Bn.t.lho. ot our seamen, wilh tha help of Providence, disposed. From the mld- f'lle of: Jnly to lie' Is'i [fenber intervened a hundred lays'ot.irresistable triumph for our Irros. The German wave ot progress las' brought to a standstill, its fury tie daring and famous achievements of the British fleet In bottling up.Ihe eiemy submarine bases at Oslend and Zeebrusge. s In the beginning ot Slay Ihe Kaiser, as he then was, openly boasted of driv- ing (he-British Into the sea. JIatlers were s-jrloun with us, the British loss- es since March 31st to the beginning oi May had reached the total ol over But a reaction then set In. The enemy was repulsed in Flanders, and north ot Lens, and the Australi- ans In a fine attack advanced the Brt- Ish lines In a sector before Amiens. On lie 18lh, the i day scheduled on he Kaiser's program: for the taking ot Calais, events showed thai he waa out.of his reckoning. At Ihe end ot May the enemy threw his whole fight ing machine in thrust at the Allies He crossed the Alsne, envelopes Sols s and threatening Rheima tha its abandonment was contemplated. In the' beginning of. June .matters on-the battlefields were still very lor funds the tine result of Cross drive id January and ad become exhausted through tie o! that on which It had It IS YOUR PATRIOTIC PRIVILEGE to save andconservc.Whenyoueat wheat be sure it is the whole wheat Dorif waste any of it. It isyall food Shredded Wheat is the wheat-nothing wasted or thrown away. If is a nourishing wholesome substitutefortneateggs and other expensive fcodsNo sugar is required-simply milk and a dash of safe IICKED UPJN FOnTHE DDSY MAN the splendid response to the Victory Loan, In which the city--an.il district not only exceeded the sabsc'ripUohB to Ihe previous loan, but doubled the amount assessed. With. regard to disagreeable memories 1918 will ba remembered for epidemic of the Spanish InflueBSS. (From Our Own Correspondent) RAYMOND, Dec. report- ed that court basleged last A Happy New Tear. week In several towns and from many angels, before Uie beiie'g'erB could tind a man with the propof cspablll- Tho fact that Sweet Grass-goes dry to the knot. The people of tomorrow may be a-help in formulate Ing your New Year's No doubt there will be' complete harmony in Poland when Federewskl becomes head of the pew, government. Lethbridge had its first .foucH] of zero weather for the on: Sun- day. Medicine Hat'hain't on all the Tveather-as and with galhered I their appearance 'The llth Strensti 'the sons 'be Eap i; tack the Teuton hordes to a surrender i i ttat "was oii'.y UST sated by a thtoirlcj hands in the request for ah I'lrmlstiee. i irst jaonth of 191S maried-an iFipoclTlrf.the realizing of our nation- the taking ot our proper among the nations of the. world, the big shipbuilding program inched.' Not only wooden but steel ips'.Trere'1 started to he'eilensively ijiilt in Ibis The montli. also Vaw the pr'oclam ationoiPresidentWU- lous, particularly with the French against whom a fierce battle wae rag- ing on the north bank of tun Marne. German, subs abooi this time made olf the American of June was a. great y for the AUtet, tor t counter wss successful, and the second tensive of ithe enemy, as it Is nown, was brought to a halL On.the th the enemy drive -was turned to al defeat- On the whole front be- ween Moat Dldler and Chateau Thl the outlook was regarded with ore complacence. On the 17th ,e nfflath tha dehacla ot Austria was tarted by the brilliant aclion of the talians In resisting the enemy at- empt to cross the Flare and turning Australn drive Into defeat At end of the.month the Anstrlans pves S.tat.es felt- the Hirst' phKih- of war-in the new tuel-or ajer disarranged -and- N on 'manyi uttrle s. Canada on the jrt In "its a in th 1 ii story of 'the '-war -when 'Rnisla. vl ually .the' notorious .Bres Jtovst treaty; --Tvlth Oennany-.U sa ie oi' igurs Vn the.war.'di tl reslgnai jf Chief jm terlil ;dlsiste'rs overtoo li'-'theiwrecking of-th ii'-'thei wrecking of-11 tied St. Joh1 Lloyd George only had a of This will .pleisfns_rieTVB to those who have been teliin'r us his popnlarlly was on the wane. Could One blame the president .ol the U. S. if, when eating off that ferries at the King's b'anque! he wondered how "King Woodrow' would sound? Only one woman -was elected !o the British house and she er and Won't sit So John Bull won' have to draw up a new code of portment for his members of parlla meat. a and. the. tor- t'edoing of: 'the- hospital ship Glenart. lib Its toll-oi'lM'ii'ves. As a't'em- boon to farmers and as a war icasnra the duty on motor traders value was lifted tn the the month.- I' tie fourth day of March Russia's were_ retreating in disorder.- In France, t the time, Ihe. JUIiej -wtrs 'advance3.between Ball- eul and BethUne. "Theropening ,01, Jnly saw the Hun again rivalling lifs atrocllles in the "of-the Llahdoverr Castle. Out of a total of 258 on board only-2 tor-at Prince Albert by rooming on mark'in children'and grandchildren Ihe Balance ot tie weigh scale. Chick- was nearly reached; the ii ens hare always known to be. town; the Kings, the Hlckens, and most destructive, hut this Is'a new one others. on us. They, generally pick their vlc- Christmas night one of the larges dances of the year was held In th tiras from object! more anlmale than opera, house. The Relief Society o elevators. the 2nd Ward sold lemonade, ic and cake. The proceeds wi! i help paint and renovate the 2nd War H is claimed that tha Kaiser is pro- meelins-house. The Rood people teclcd in Holland because he belongs the 2nd' Ward are having a cavniva to at: order of Knighthood wllh which to help raise money for this purnos many Dutchmen are abated. This Knighthood business has wonderful LnTOIle lo guess at Us weigh ramifications. We hid better get rid couid pay 25 cents and test his jud ot the Knights In Canada before The nearest- guess Is lo ha; are powerful enough to cry Ihe Knights stick together." soners and captured guns. August saw the Allies still pursuing their victorious career. The Important town ot. Ville en Tardols was envelop- ed on the of the Marne and VJ'efeclion was made complete by the enemy prisoners The Ger- of the Irealy with ler-! man retreat ont of th', smna'.- .-Msnt Ihe 2nd Ward renovation committee. Rev. Otto Stockman, pastor of Trln- ity Lutheran church, at Sebastapooi, I Oni., near StratCogl, has been in- j One hundred and ti'fty returned sol- diers will study agrlculluro at the Agricultural" college, Saskatchewan I university, this winter. j 'More than three hundred pigs be- nging to R farmer west of Brock- He had'to be killed, owing to an out- reak of cholera. some protests the call of ev. Dr. McKinnon to Knox Church, cginn, has been sustained by the rcsbytory ot Hegina. Lawrence Uoyd, son of Hie late Sir oha A. Tloyil, was sworn in as ac- nuntant cf the supreme court of On- ario. B. .W. Murray, the retiring ac- 65 years of age. John McGregor, age 51, one of the 1est known live slock men anil ranch- ;ra In the Inland died sud- ionly al his home in Hooper, Wash, le was a native of Owen Sound, Onl. John Mike, a Turk, of liranlford. ircd at a Hungarian girl he greatly ad- mires, but missed her, and turned his revolver on himself, inflicting grazing wounds. Mrs. Seattle, jun., ot'Bramp- ton, died of influenza and pneumonia; she was ft sister of Edward H. Dale, who died ot the same diseases a few days previously. Fourteen cents a-quart is too high aj price tor milk, according lo the Food i u Board's regulations, the Chatham Fair] (.ethbridge Brancn f rice Committee finds, and It haa re- ported this finding to the board. Following out tho.suggestion ol the Winnipeg board of trade, a conference BUNK Of CftNUDU Incorporated 1869 ...........Montreal Head Office Capital Authorized Capital Paid Up i "president Sir Herbert S Holl ice President and Managing Director B L Peatf General Manager C B Neill of Central Western Branches Robert Campbell Special care given to Savings Accounts, Savings Bftnk Department at all Branches. A genendBankini Business LETH'BRIOGE BRANCH vy. A: PARKER, Man.oer MAGRA7H BRANCH K. Atklpwn, r-lanajcr CARD3TON BRANCH -.-..-----------W. R. McKAY, THE- CANADIAN BANK OF CO SIR F.DHUND WALKER. C.V.O.. U-D., D.C.L, Prei-dtml HV. F.JONES, Asi'lOei'! ERCE SIR JOHN V.C. BROWN, .v Sup'l of Central f RESERVE FUND, treaty which makes Brest- a byword In the history of In- arrangements. Toe hand ihe inhnman Hun was again showed I Ihe torpedoing of Ihe Calgarian, a ,me associated with the province, ii'd wllh interest in that her command- Captain Kendall, was Instrumental 11ft delivering the murderer Crippehto iiije authorities On board the MoSffose he at lhat time' the sinking' of the Calgarian [jhefarly. p. hundred nerisbed. Ireland was turned into a rout. Trc were driven 20 miles with loss in guns, stores, and prisoners, and all their hopes of victory blasted. Tn de.- spair at the turn ot events the enemy pushed his submarine campaign, and on the 14th ot the month his subs were oif the gates of New York. Sue cess after success followed the Allies. The taking ot iocslilles held by the" enemy was almost a dally occurrence. Hapaume, Chaulnos, Xoyon.-Thiepval, Dray, Kemmet Hill, were retaken. The GERMAN PROPAGANDA. OBNKVA, Dfin. Of The Calgary Alberlan says it's I mighty poor business ,o Ihe nlluenza epidemic. We second [he purpose ot creating dissension When the epidemic first between the allies ana the United -.-ovlnce Lethbridge States concerning the question ol the freedom of the seas, has reached motion. -k to t_l: snr-ny ol itt burj -loo strict issmen Switzerland, A large amount has been cohflicated, bui the German agents while Calgary ralher pooh-poohed the I eonllnne their work and are (pending fact Ihu they had any in many millions of marks. that city. The result was that ;rldge recovered, from the ilrst wave and though we still have'some cases SMITH'S MAJORITY. ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. E Smith's plurality over Charles S of representatives ot all the board of ride and other commercial organlza- .lims of Western Canada will be held In Calgary towards Ihe close ot January. Robert Wilson! head of the engiiy eerlns stall o( Iho Crow's Nesl Pass Coal Co., Kcrnie, been appoinled to the InanaBcuicnt Of One Of the Consult the Manager banking requirements. You will be met with courtesy and find our service prompt -and efficient R. T. Brymner, Manager Earner Branch.....- J. H. S. Gordon, Manager Milk River Branch......J- V. Steele; Manager In all precautions taken hown by utuiallcn ot so that we are mow fairly Vrell off tljo T0tos irade nubile' lodsy by while Calgary suffers! stcond wave the state boanl of Mr. lhe first. Cam- lo.al vote was J itliat of Oorcrnor Wbilmnn is poor buslneu In conneclton ThMe with Ihe influenza epidemic.. Idlers' vote. Granby coaj mining properties at Cas- sidy, on Vancouver Island. Sergl. Albert Dearby, a returned sol- dier of the Great War, veteran ot the Soulh African war, and formerly nem- ber of the Royal N'orthwcst Mounted Police, died al Winnipeg. He was 38 yean old. Col. II. S. Birkett, who recenlly went overseas to take up a short term of duty with the medical service, has, been appolnled chief asslslant lo the sol- director ot medical service In the Can- adian army. Borrow to Buy Cattle "Mixed Farming" is the big monAy- maker todsy. Of course, grain and fruit and vegetables pay beef and bacon, butter and cheese, are piling up the profits for the farmer. Milk more more cattle- vaise'moro hoga. If you need money to do it, come to The Merchants Bank. We art glad to assist all up-to-date farmers, MERCHANTS BANK, Head Office: Monireal. OF LB71IBRIDGE BRANCH, MONARCH BRAN'CH, NOni.EFORD BRANCH. CANADA R. J. DINNING, Mtnijtr. V. A. EBERLV, Actinj M. A.