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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FHIDAY, FRBRUARY 1, 1018 TJIE LCTHBUIDGE OAfLY IlKRALW COmSI PLANS W. A. Buchanan und Others to Speak Pcb. G-School Trustees I O'-ioMi rtur Own Cotrespondnnt) Coiilliitrst, ,Iaii. 31.-AvrftngemenU ImvQ Uccii ctimplotertifor tlio big public mcotlnR to be hold In the Rex tlio-iitrn oil Wediieaday of next week, Keb-iiuii-y tUU at S yt.m. SpeakovB are W. A. nnobannn, AT,!'., Judge Jackson, Mayor Hardlo and Mr. S. J. Shophord, all ot l;othbridge. , Mr, Frank Wad-dlngton has charge of-the program and a good time Is assured for 'all. No cluvrgo f� being made for admission and It Is anticipated that the theatre will 1)0 crpv/dod to its fullest capacity. ' Halifax Relief The recent result of the canvass in Coalliurat for Halifax relief was very gratifying. Tho amount raised, Hod.0(1, puiat have scorned largo to the "Iher towns around for we have re-colvcd rcqiKista from them to explain liDW wo diu It. Our plan was a very simple one. AVe told the people of the iiood and asked them to help. The manuer'in. which thoy responded Is seen In the result of the appeal. .Mr. and Mrs. U. J. Oammon and Mr. and Mrs. T. Richards arc rejoicing this �vvoek over the arrival of baby girls Into Iheir homes. Miss Branson ot tho local school staff, took up a; collection among the children In her room tlil's week on be-j lialt ot the Armenian Relief fund. To this collection tho Sabbath school do-luitod Its offering last Sunday and tho Ladles' Aid took up a collection at Us Diootlng on Tuesday afternoon. The gross results will make a nice Utile Bum to go.forward to a very worthy object. Trustees Re-elected .\t the recent school meeting at Roiling Hills B. A. Dixon was ro-elecled to serve for another three yoaf-B. L. I'. Tuft who had one more year to servo resigned ami Tom Davidson elected la his place. .1. R. Sandham was re-appointed aecretary-treasurer. MiSjS Matthews of liOthbrldge, Is tho HOW teacher tor this school. The Ijadlos' Aid met this week and outlined severar Important plans ior the year's wotk. Monthly socials will bo held and other efforts made to in-tr^aso the interest in tho general church work. Th Uoy Scouts.,win meet In future on Thursday evenings instead ot on AA'ednosdaya as "in tho past. The recent Red Groan drive for members and workers has met with great success and It looks as though the goal will be reached. ,;. R. Sandham and W. C. Marsh attended Uie sessions ot recent U, "F. A. convention at,OBlBary. There was a great ci;o\vd of delegates present and several'very, intcireating discussions. Probably the most Important feature of the whole convention was the em-[Phasis laid on the necessity for greatly increased production of wheat and 'hops. The conditions overseas nre |such that our farmers inust grasp every opportunity to increase their iicreage and stock. Wo are sure that the farmers of this district are alive to tho n^ed and will do their bit. The West I,(ethbrldge Red Cross so-::icty has started il,s year with the i-atfle of a cushion,which netted ?25,0(). Letters From Front Letters are beginning- to come in Ifrom our boys at the frontlii'ho i-oceiv-!d Christmas parcels from Coalhurst. Three are to hand this week including tone from Joe Tuff who is serving on 111. M. S. Nlobe. Others who write are I'lo. H. Roach and J. T. Macdonald, [\vlio are serving In France. Each tes-iflcs to groat pleasure in the contents pf the parcels and the letters are also narked by that grim determination to [r.,\, M. Pierce, waUds' .Hotel, Surgical Institute, BuE-ilo, N, -Y.j-or branch in Bridgcburg, Ont. Hamilton, Ont. - "Wlien passing irbushmiddle life, as in mofit caaes of lis kindj' I began to fail in health. I id'aevoro*pftlu3 in my head, diz/.y apolls, y back achoA.and I had paii* in my [do, t became, ,v()ry weak Uud norvbua, took inftdicino .without- getting, relief itil I too!tr.r.)r;.jPicre(i'8 Favorite Pro-riplion And this inodiolno ,bHnt mo up hottlth and, Htrengtli and Icnnio tlirdiiglj is critical! v�^'io'l. 1" Kood Iwalthy ato, Women; will lind l^r. Pfcrco'a ivoritci Pyoscrlptlou very helpful dur-B tUi�4.rylnB tiino."-Mbs, Sauau 'Eg, igOyBobToi Ave, >> if It if THE CANADIAN SALT CO. LIMITED _SIT Ing; N.O., R. J. Gammon; V.O., Peter Hutchison: secretary, f. Meliing; W. J. Abornethy; C. Thos. Hatton; treasurer,^ J. i). Kolthj R.S.N.O., Fred Hamilton; L.S.IST.O,, .1. Macleod; R.S. V.Cr., N. Shea; Jj.S.V.G., Robt. Heap; O.G., Geo. Maxwell; I.0, Frank Beat-tie; 0., D. MacNell. Mrs, [Abornethy entertained her Sunday school class last Saturday afternoon. The little onoa were out in full strength and had a very enjoyable time. IE MAN IS CI). Staft Building at Once-Is Cap* italized at Twenty Thousand 1 (Fi-oin Our Own CorresDondf'nt) lllairmore, Jan. 2!).^-^unner iW, Le .Motto ot tho 7Sth Battery, Calgary, spent, the week end with friends in nialrmore. He was /ormorly teller in the Union bank before enlistment. He enlisted rather than be conacrlpted., H6 expects his unit to start for overseas tills week. -Mr. LeMotte proved himself etticlent and courteous In tho bank. The best wishes of- his many friends go with him. ' Home on Furlough IHo. M. Private, a French reservist, who went ,to the front in 1814 l.s now home for a short furlough. He has seen considerable action in Fi-auce and also In Italy, He was one of the volunteers for'service in Italy to help hold back the Teutonic flood. Many of hia compalrlotfl met him at the station. Two accirdlans made a joyful noise of welcome as the train pulled in. Tlicn all rnarclied down the street keeping stop to The, tho distinguished eoldier marching ahead. The Union-liall was engaged and all'day they were making merry with music and dancing interspersed' wllh'rofreahmehta of various kinds.' Pte. Private Is a handsome soldier and has borne well the battle at tho front." A man of foreign extraction was fined by the A.P.P., the other day for making a disturbance' In the red light district. At Ills trial he said he would not have done so if ho had not bqeu drunk. He was compelled to tell where he obtained the tire water. It was then discovered/that he bought It from one Donotaris of Blalrmore. Donotaris' , place wa'8' searched. A cup^board was opened and at, the bot-toni thereof was found a very neat trapdoor, Jmrdly sufficient to let a man through, in the cellar were found fourteen bottles'of booze. Donotaris was fined $250.00 aud coats. This was the second time that booze In excessive quantity was found on his premises. He ought to walk the straight and narrow patli after this, Tho, Union churcii held Us annual meeting on Wednesday evening. ~A very creditable flnanoiar report was read by the clerk," Mr. Pearson, Both parties (Baptist'and Presbyterian) to the union agreed to continue the union' for another two years. Rev. Mr. Fulton was asked to remain for "another year. A new board ot managers was elected. After business was over a supper was served by the ladles of the church. , All felt that the church had u snccesaful year. " . J. F, Hunter w^s called to Parkland last week to, attend tho funeral of his aunt, Mrs. MeKokvey, who had been an invalid for a �number, of years. Mr. Hunter's two boys, Harry and Prank, accompanied him to Parkland. They returned home Sunday morning, i ' Jlrs, U. A., Warren of Calgary, who has been caring for liermother, Mrs. Padon, for a- fevi- weeks; returned to Calgary on Monday night. Mrs. Padon la now considerably Improved in health. - The junior hockey team won out against Franfe last Saturday at the Frank rink. Tiiis. ovens the score. Next Saturday tlici final will be played. , : The senior* team went to Frank l^st night,. The result wi^s a draw^ Tho boys ftre working up some Interest In hockey of late. A lively game is look-ed for next time. SCHOOLTRUSTEESAT .V.^^'''f' iFrom.Our Own CfHTe9PoniIent) New Daylon, Jan. 31.-^The following, were oloctedHchool trustees for this year: C. L, Atkins, George Blt-zaw, K. io, Gon'lll, and Ij. p, Duncan, by Uie department, wltli P6Vcy Fisher acting as socretnry-lreaauror, Mrs. Rlchavif Blake ITnB gone to the States on an ojjtemlod visit. WllUnm Scott has returned from Reaches Climax * Amsterdam, Feb. li-The German press generally says that the outbrealc has reached Its climax in Berlih, ai^d 1b iiow receding. The demonstrations are said lb show lack of centrajjzed control. ' Reports from the chief Industrial sections of Germany indicate that the strike movement nowltero la tlnding the support necessary to carry. It along. * �  * ���'��*� * PjiiePARI STATISTICS MEN DRAFTED Ottawa. Jan. .11.-siutlsUcs of .men drafted under the Military Service Act arc now in course ot preparation. Delay has been largely nauscd by errors In classification due to the heavy pressure under which the staffs of tcKlslrars have been working. It has been found that In some hundreds ot cases men actually In nniforra have boon reportml tin dofanlt-ers and allowance for these has to be made. LIVE BUDGET OF^ Dance For Red Cross-Ladies' * Aid Meeting-Young People's Club PAGE SEVEf^ (From Our Own Corr'.iumiijBnt) Champion, Jan. :;).-Horace Johnson' one of our popular prosperous farmers has Just purtihnscd a four-ton Mack Motor truck. Proceeds from tlio danc-e from Vale school district were $;;i. This amount lias been handed over to the local Riad Cross. Tliip local branch ot the Red Cross wishes to tliank the people of Yale for thl.-s liberal donation. The local Women's institute ore arranging for a Valenlluo dance. A pVetty wedding look place at the Metiiodist parsonage Medicine Hat, January 14, when Hugh Held, Cham-pioni Alta., and Beatrfcn Held, Orange-vllle', -Ont., were happily united In matrimony. Rev. JIcTavLsh conducted the ceremony. Georgie Edwards i.-i on the sick list with an attack of pneumonia-Glad to report that George i? progre'ssing favorably. Born, to Mr. and ilrs. Clarkson, Champion, Jan. 1\, a bouncing baby boy. Ladies' Aid Meeting The regular bl-monlhly meeting ot the Ladies' Aid was held last Thurs-! day afternoon at the home of .Mrs, Johnson. Followihg"reHolutio!i:i .ere' adopted: That life regular lu;i l-ou. ' which adds to the social Interests uf the aid,-during war lime.5-be as simple and economical as possible. That the Aid Society he a more practical aid to the community. With this end in view visitors were appointed to welcome the stranger and visit the sick. .Mrs. Laldlaw and Mrs. Geo. Orr were appointed as the -welcome committee. Mrs. J, Harper and Mrs. H. R. Had-don as the sick committee. Tlio next anniversary ot the Ladies' Aid, be celebrated l)y a bazaar, bake sale. arid entertainment. Following  the business session the ladies spent the reinalnder of the afternoon iu needle work. The mectiug concluded with a very dainty lunch kindly served by Mrs. Johnson. The next meeting ot the Ladles' Aid will be held in the church, Thursday, February 7, and will assume the nature ot a quilttni; bee. . The treasurer's financial statement for 1017, shows a balance ot $160 on hand. The report from Red Cross finance obmmlttee la as follows: Collected by Dan .Taylor $43.50, L. J. Adams $1G, Nile Hill �24, H. R. Haddon $67, J. Harper $80.50, Grant McLeod $78. Total 1307. This amount has been handed In to local secretary, Mrs, A. W. JpplIiiK. . Young People'* Club The next meeting will bedield in the church, Thursday evening, February 7, under supervision ot literary committee. Debate. Resolved that protection is a better commercial system tor Canada than free trade. Speakers on aftlrmatlYe Ross McLeod, Miss HolnieB, Miss Frazlor, speakers on negative, Wilfred Beaubier, Mias fatter-aoh; Mr. Haddon. . Program for .n�xt three months: Feb. 7, debate, Fob. 21, social evening, Mirph 7; out door sports, March 21, lantern lecture, April 4, sketch, honie-ma^e choir, April 18, social evening. , On Saturday evening a Red Crosa 41 EXTRACT FROM jWAR OFFICE TIMES" 'AmoBpit the troubles with -which tha Army has to copn is the question ot eore feet amongRt the men. This may sound trtv-lal, hut in reality !� � matter of the gravest importance. Obrloaslr. to be of use, an army must be In good marchlns condition, bat It i9 a. physical'Impossibility foi* even the / fcravwt man to go on if he is suf-ferine from sore feet, ITroni Information which reaches �� from the front, however, this dlfHculty is being met by the-use of !5am-Buk, which is proving moRt ellloaclous for this painful ailment. We should like to sen a box or two of this oxcellcnt "11 rat aid" supplied to every eoldier. In ovir opinion it would (creatly add to the efllcleney Of the Army. on the reqwlrements of the men in the Army -will naturally be of interest to those who have rcUtlon.s or friends In the service. The clipping, given herewith, i.� an extract from this paper and shows that Zani-Buk is regarded by those in authority as i.ndispcn.subic. So much so, In fact, that large orders for Zam-Bnk have been received from the Government for the British Army in France, Zam-Buk is put xip in boxes of convenient size for carrying: in the pocket, so that a man may have it ready to apply at the right moment. Many a case of blood-poisoning has been avoided,by the timely use of Zam-Buk. There Is nothing can take itspUcc for cuts,burns, barbed wire .scratches, bllster.s, bruises, sprains, rheumatism, chapped hands, cold cracks and sores of all kinds. Don't let your'soldlcr go without liis box of Zam-Buk. In the home,, Zam-Buk is just a.5 nece.isary for the many little accidents which are of almost daily occurrence, as well as for more scrlou.* troubles such �% eczema, chronic sores, blood-poi,soning and piles. All dealers or 22am-Buk Co., Toronto. 50c box, 3 for $1.25. ;amBuk business meotlug was Iield at,the par-Bonago, .Mrs, J, Harper in charKO, On motion of Mr. L. J. Adain.s It wa.s decided to send a donation of to llio Ogdcn Home, l^algary. it was decided that the Champion Red CrDS-i Sodet.v as.snme the rpsj)oii-albilily ot providing for a prisoner ot war. while the war lasts. One ot our own boys from Champion district preferred. It was also decided that our local branch forward ?.'iOO to the Canadian Red Cross' heartauarter.s, Calgary, The proposition ot .Mr, .Maiali and Ills lantern leclnro on Hod work was brought up by the secretary .Mr,=. A. W. Jopling. On motion of Mr. Adams and Mrs. .Mills it was decided to put on said lectvire on Monday, Fob. �1, Mrs. Mills and Mr, Haddon were appointed to look after ihe musical side ot the program. The Champion ladies are right un-to-dnte on Red Cross work, a knitting machine is now on order, Mrs, Huntington is the 03;j)ert on tlii.'^ work. An omission from last week in the note ot thanks. The ladles of Uje Red Cross wish to tender their thanks to Mr. Halllday for hia kind donation of the hall In connection with the recent entertainment. Monday ev6ning, February 4, In the cUtircli, .Mr, Marsh will give Ills IHuk-Irated lecturo on Red Cross work. Do not fail to take in this event. Tho next meeting of the Red Cro'is will be bold at the home ot Mrs. J, Harper, Dressing gowns and caps for our snidior boys Hie order of llio day. Ladles in town and country in- i vited to come and take part in this ' work. Briers from Pte, V.. J. Falrweather's letter: Jiramsliott Camp, Army P.O., �.london, Ii;ng., Dec. 19. To the members ot the Union S.S. and people ot Champion; - Uoar l-'i'ionds,-1 send my heartiest tlianks lo you all tor your welcome parcel received on'Dec. 10th. It was sure a great surprise to have ll from you, as 1 was not aware as to you knowing where 1 was stationed. Anyway I received it. I believe that another of the Champion boys lias been taken prisoner, J. Ingrim. He was working in the bank before joining up. Again thanking you all, I am yours respocttully, K. J. FAIRWliATHER. CLOTH WEAVERS .STRIKE Philadelphia, Pa,, Feb. 1. - Cloth weavers employed In fifty mills tn this city went on strike today for increased wages. CHINAMAN BURNED T DEATH IN 'PEG FIR , Wjniiipeg, ('"eb. 1.-Starting, appnr ently, from an over-heated cook stovi on the third floor, fire early thii morning completuly gutted the oU block on the corner ot Main strcci and McUerniolt Avenue, formerlj known as the C, P, R. telegraph block One chinaman refused to jump into the life net from the top floor^and ap parcntly was burned to death. I^ere are no other casualties,' although foui I'iremen were on roof when il collapsed from tho weight ot ice which accumulated in the intense trost. The damage is estimated at $500, 000. /^hovrior and Son, furriersji had a stock valued at $200,000, while othei tennants carried between them $100,-000 worth of goods. Most of tho lost is covered by insurance. The build Ing it is thought, will be a total loss, Jt was owned by the Royal Bank. SOUTH SEA COLONES 1 London, Jan. St.-(Via Renter's 01-, tiwa Agency)-The Cologne Qazotlo states that In five mInute�,-!r-AdverU :  C�v 'i-' .�.^���V^C'-r'./'t'y, TAIiORED ORONTO We beg to announce that W. B. KESTER & GO, now control the exclusive agency in Lethbridge for the famous 20th Century Brand Fine Tailored Garments for Men. New Spring Models and New Special Measure Fabrics are now being shown. Be s|ire to see them before placing your order. The Lowndes Company Limited Toronto ''Mi; 0430 0899 55 1?46 ;