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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta f AGE sre DATLV SATURDAY, OUR MAIL BAG FK1P THE MANY IMI'HOVEMENTS-FOniilEiVihANK CLERK AT'TAIWK IN SPJUNGS' flUDfiETS' v f :FOREMOST HAS h v'. ,T V" BraJtS- fFrom 'hvn Foremost, Jan. H 'almost seems is tiiaiigh Frost was making a effort to change Hie local es- lileEsIon of greeting. Hitherto It has been "Well, this Is certainly tome nice, winter, but If the present cold Enati continues there will be a different slory to tell, part'of last week was Tho Inller inarked by Eplendld weailier and the ttuntry trade nocked to Ihe town to much so Indeed that II almost made n record for v-lnter weather bui ine cold spall willed crept doivii upon the district Sunday has cbansed (lie talo sllehtly. The mercury dropped steadily, until It registered 15 .degrees tt.night fall aid tlie town street- trafflo responded by becoming con- Fuicuous by Its absence. Even Ihe church services suffered and Ihe gathering was very small In numbers for people fear tho cold Monday mowing tan- weather, mercury registering 27 bolow add by Tuesday morning IL had sunk to the 34 below It .Is little vender that a. ellence pervades the town end- that such as do walk the streets huddle down wlLlijn' their winter garments and spend time In the customary Btreet-cotfner gogslp. The building ac- the mild weather ot last -Treefc eUrted .so merrily have been 'partially slopped; except in such coses as where'the-work'Is or tho Inside variety. The although oc- casionally called upon to lake in grain are enjoying rest and are spcndjug their spare iinie In loading such cars as are placed for. them; IP the mat- ter of cars Tye (eel that since the new year we Lave been treated with talr consideration but wo'primly trust that the .service will conlinue to be good Tor this is au eicellent opportunity for Lhe elevators far. the rush follow.hard on.the hsels Of. hr'pali-vp.'v-which. Is. coming. TaMng aill'Uiuigq'into coustderalion the hauling.of grnln even now would be a populnr occupation If It were not Tor the cold spell. "'The roads arc In 'shape sleddlriff once the trail- is .broken hut woo'to LhaL team .and flrirerihat Kas Lo'do the.breaklng for "Steel runners hang and'drag where the" trail is not. hard-pacVed. "The t crninlry" district north'ot.Lown Enlace over that south town be- cause of the fact that the southern .Ee'-lioh has received, halt as much i mpms lot" to r the 'fanner 'in' m'arij but ho. one up north is gtumb- brer, the .unfair dislribullpn.for are, satisfied with seeing, stubble hrefljune well Debated -with .lie January'Is over and the accounts are completed .most of the "merchants In are well pleased with the" r'esul1 of (he month's business. Some three times' as inuch -business as year .another will tiiat' January's "trade orer-tonned the December trade by quite "a, December "meant-Christmas trade at 35 cents for edulls. and 35 cents [or children (and II all goes to on ex- ceedingly worthy and necessary C3U60.) So, who will suiiport Iho ladles? Social activity amongst the kiddles of Hie town still runs high, but tho frosty air drives' them Indoors mid lost week's event was tho parly held by Master D. Hunt on Sat- urday evening, The gathering.was of a goodly slzo and yet order prevailed aiid Interfered not with Iho fun. Sucli little' gatherings aro a credit to the IKo-of tho town and Iho youngsters are surely worthy of tomo social en- tcrtalnnicut. A Board of Trade Mf.ellng was held on Saturday evening last and a very credltnblo turnout resulted. Matters o( Imuortanco and'Interest to Iho town and surrounding country wero discussed and. plans' Vrere formulated !or a larger aud more 'elllcient Fore most. Hurrah! pur local council has el last appeared abova Ihe level of the ground1 and the ground flooring has been laid. Now for the sunshine and mild weather necessary, to de- velop II'Into full perfection that we may knovr for euro that we are going to have a 'council chamber and wait- ngroom. At last our little burg has forged another link In our ever strengthening chain "which 'connects us ivlth civili- zation'for .we have a music, teacher. Mrs'. Dr. Campbell.has consented lo give lessons'arid has been acting In trio capacity of town music luslruc- IreES for a week or two now.. and Mrs. L. Sheets have left their home lit the Burlington district for a few weeks and are non- enjoying Own Nobleford, tcnipcrA- ture has jjone away down out of Eight (Iifs week and rii031 of'the" local iher- mometers froze up in despair ot ever trying to register Just how cold U really wag. Tho'so who thought- were jirocflred la'ilie'eyont of a coal strike (ouud that (hclr'bl'ns1 woro get- ting If mailers are" not, set- tled soon (lib sltuatlqtr will be- come acuto. il can while bora's bop- about Iho only Ihthg'thai wo can do under'tho circumstanced, Owing to the severe cold-that has prevailed" lie box, social and dance planned (orr bsy lha Keho U. K.-A. has had to bo Deffnlta an- nounce merits te niado In the course of a few days. Ed: South and Cawdron al Leaded the 'Ui F. A. al Edmonton and' report a "good tlmo Bjient' there. Is Lhere aiiythtDg more'needed to iilaca th'e' iuap? The world's record rals right "here, auil all It "01" records were (t-rsrh'our Own 'f: Now Baytpll, Feb. Dr, 'Me- CaJlum and family are spandlug. the 'irst of In UHHirldge.-V '.Miss 1-erja. Morrlcal Is .vl.U; and' (bo measles. Or.'Orccii1 awty Is utte'iiUuig her. 6, llarrlBoii'was a Lcthbrldge vis- itor Mnilay. Mrs. Whltsel returned from. llay niond TucEday. Mr.. apd Mrs. McKay' entertained Trlendq Friday evening, Mr. S. IJarrlsor. loft for Wcilnesaay. Ed. .Craig and .U: Harrlsqn spent ednesapy .'e'rcnln'E with'. Mr'.'-O. anil fainlly, A very pave swept byar this district.' 'fnrno ol the thermo- meters aro reported down to 5] uelow zcrp, It Svas. down to 40 below at the Welsh rancli 'Tuesday night; Mr. Gcorsc was a Ma'cleoij visitor Monday. KIPPENVILLE i< fai n will become ''relieve (lie fear or i coal Oyr Own Fab; J- C'ume} from'liie LOVB of the.C.'H. P. flt1 .Whltley caintJj .4 'England.1' Aliart from V fov; Incident to Minp'lKe, they' are feeling. flric. ISej'- rccclTCd a'klck frpm oiiQ c( tin, hnrees.- Harold llanecu got a left'fronl A inulo'aud Iloro Christian- son .took a slice off lila Imnd with a lircad finite. Dore Is now plo liirpugli tap mud al Salisbury giving tliQ last toiichei to bis nrllllgry Eklll to cro35lns Llic channel IhoMIuns. .Tho I. O. p. received a letter frpm EpurBcon (Krom Qur-Ou'n Kippeuvllle, Jan. has returned home, from Ilia Gait hos- pital, LcthbrlilBo, where lie waa'opef- aled on soino (imd ago for .riupcndt- clils.1 He Is slowly regaining his Tornier strcaElri. very.pleasant social, evening was i spent at the hotuo of Mr. 'and Xlre, D- Klppcri on.Friday lasl. when a d there ihaao-jusl'ds'a mailer I parly ot 14 guests assembled I procedure '.''A- fino aud were entertained until tho ed'while evenlnk, Thp fairly W :0ri whlciratlen.ded jh'spile'of thf of 'ordinary _. bolel. .with "steam sma" hours Qi tho night. The eodal a well-earned hpllday lour among-balhs and electric lighting, Is nearly I HCo In KipiioivUlo-haB bcen--verj- friends and relalives back east and finished, this' i UUieL this. yJuter.ituis the first south.-. J -1 i- and Mrs. Sheets have also ...._ ....___ _ eft the district'for.a month or so. a good pump that would not. Vresent, -Dainty refreshments woro s (heir Inlentidii lo make a rallier ei-l down on Iho; weekly' washday j served.' eosive tour of Bc'enps" once jefora returning Lo agaia Ut' Ibclr.'rnhcli'work. Oa 19th, to iJr. ami Mrs. J, P. Metberal of Sunalta school. boaiO. portion of also being party of tho, season.- It was ..very ivlred for electric light. '.It, oily we'much appreciated, anil by all ranilliar-twe would be ate up her the boan content" This is h Mr. aniT-Mn.. C. d 'of trade-may arrange1 family have all bce I for at Its lieil mcEllng. Anyway the grippe- They, are now improylns. 'resronslWlily will le'pla'ced the I. Rov. il. -.W.-. Griffith preached al McKay who vllh a reglincnt In Lho (renchba aJitl eaya-II Jack 'Munlock and Qpltlngliam hro In tho ettmo'uuiL wllh Roy McKay who IB zlso'ln'lhe Ireiicbcs writes, lo say thai lie clalee very much" 'tho of :those who spnl parcels' at "Xniar who with Ms brother Zolnier R short llniVago pur chased the feed hilU'from'P. llBstnqs Gen-lias cold his to another, broLher. Oscar Warren's Is (o jgo farmliijij. ifDoro'B.younsest "child has ieen.Eerlouslj- HI with imeuniajla but vrVtre pleased lo'say IB uow" recoy; erlrjg.- AVc'rcgfel lo state Mrs. A. E. wlCe'ot the" C. P. R. agent Is ill with 'pneumonia. 7Jist Duraap.-- qii'r 'raa- chino man" celebrated ''bis" fiftieth birthday by cnlerlalritns a.numher of Chnpibers-r ids Lo i turkey 'dinner and CD sick.with the AYeHrusl ,Mr. JlUrnap Iho ladles decided jnon contributions Those '-of. tho Junior I R Coal .Ihurst 21st.: llstrict there, .was porn, a baby girl. Percy Hu.3t was taten sick Budden-1 Harry-Hlllls-and Justice Klrk- Congratulalions from the district..'' ly for a patrlc left recently for morei southern Barrhill Oiir little ha'mlet has been, soyercd day or two Uls condition-.was sorl- clidies. IP his ivlfer In; some III fvilt liayc many returns ol'lhe diy. and' H. I. Planting' speni the' week-end in 'Calcary. Mr. Trapp, ah'aged rcsldpit of the Barrhili'dislricrwh'b hod hcen 111 for me' riled 'on Siiniay evening. '.-Tuesday's regular'' was something broken and It will. ho sptne time be-[ N. Mcrflam IcR oil Jan.' 20'fo'r an. hour late In trouble. betng'encountered on the. line. Certain people-consider It 'a very .-for-1 lunate thing It drfiyed eveu so sooVfof.'it fore ho has iuli'iis'c of the.hand. California IP e rend a the and mosl-6f tie children either, have to last week. already..been sic! with the trouble.' or. down plained to .have; some. dental, -work the depot aiipeiranc'c'agaJn.--' -r 1 Two of pur local'men.'lrled walk to returned sererely An'oUier' lecture' "of "tMe Bel- glau Helief Fund will he glven'jfi the remainder, of .Cue Own -.Taberj Feh." following schaolhouse oh the-7th. cere of.the A: il. al S.o'clock.' The be en-'doaed January 3D; W.-MJutipd 'fOQO Miles un' tbie Nile, and tj (From Our Milk Ilii-er, 'Feb." id will jrernaln closed ---r--, u. .-Secretary, Geo. E. Eivins; eremer mean smas rae a that Ot course there a few who! J. F. Gorrill; B. D., II.. P. rendrt 'business culet on account ofl ilnnr0--' J- D-' iV- D. of C., A. the nature biit these Haramaa; OrganlEt. C. CT I. G., the most all for tte'y J-'-B- Tyler, B. T; .M'estlake. Tlle. ceremonr was performed by H. V- Dro: J. T. Sfephensoc, D. D. G. M., assisted by R, W. Bro. W. A .Bateman, D.D.G.M., of now Island, after .which a. luncheon was serred 'y ere looldn's for great 'things 'when the "breaks in February. It is email -wonder thafhardly a week pai-es'hut we.hear-of Eomo new.e'e- rtablfshnient .coming. 'in, or of Eomc new'hlqbd purposing to come and sel- .tle" here.' All :we lack now is town spirit and we are glad Id report that It is developing fast. .The only trou- ble is, .our .uroapecu and resources are EO dazziagly bright 'tiat we besl- tale to even credit Its reality our selves. Spring la fast and that Is the growing season and we'll he more'lia'n erer'on tne.job for it Is an established fact that Foremost lota and building sites are In 25 Laving been sold by the local clerk eince the opening'ot the new year. The coal situation seems well- In hand now. around town (for a while al The cars at 'present 'on the here are not nnloadlng as. fast is seme we have seen, but then look at tie price. Anyway, roost everyone has a Itllle citra In. Burlinglon schoolbouse was Ihe Ecene of a very enjoyable social even -Ing on Friday, January 26, when the young folk ol Ihe district held a sur prise dance In honor of the most re .ccnlly united and Mrs. L Sheets. The evening was enjoyably ;Epent in dancing, dialling and eating end everyone voled (he event a great EUCCPS3. BTerrthlng Is eicilemeril In that ,fame achdol dfslrkf lor nracUcally all the Burlington ladles are working In the.lntere-ls of the lied Cross bazaar and entertainment to be held on Ihe aflcnicon and .evening of February H. Already a quite raffle, a rug raffle and B doll-bride raffle have been complet- ed and all lhal remains Ii Ihe draw- _ Jng of the lucky tickets.- Thetfe are roany dalnly and useful articles andci course of preparation and It Is honed that everyone' within a reasonable dls-i tancc of the Echool will turn Kill be to their henetll and enjoyment lo do, so. The evening of February Sill has ,been set hy the lied Cross society of Koremosl as "a red. letter one for a concert ol exceeding merit has heen planned. .The trustees of. the onion church have consented lo 'give over the building to the committee for Ihe evening, EO ample accommodallon- Is ensured for all dmre to come fabe.fn the cvfnL.' Special effort 13.. being (o ensuro.a program of variety and merit and A social hour has been arranged for al Ihe close. of I .A number of froin''- Ih'ls I E'ecUon- i-rerc attending the'.U.-'F.- 'convention at Edmonton last'. week. iy ly to this Red'CrtisB CrpsB It IB less than i year'tlnca 'ti'p" Aid c _._. room was organized the prbgreBa mafia" has hayc a" mlte'bpi.pti their tea-hcr'a beeii remarkable. J nurhi'g1 desk to _nlcklcs over has leeii .of wiio has been. Ing with', her D. O, 2h. .vislt-tfecB. This u _', Hie circuit-baa fQjT1 three or jour Jster the parson'ogo nn- inonlha, Tuesday Lo hi The Ladies' Aid hava'fur- Ayolaplex.ysasjc.: Iho, A "RECEPTION "Your "ii'fw poem fs charming! So Dosloa j.--'v- preparing' to '-carry church work, ,-II has'L'Ccn 'thfl'ii one resident o) that ceTfalaiy'iipfl-'doirig on. Vpry sniall! -'The fpllflwliig bi_____ celyed for the" Riiu4; Pro- dance, at .Barrhlll school, J5. on SatiirQay Jfpmi-Nortbr-JDakoLa where they "-have a .visiting tlie past retunied ;last tfom Calgary, where she had oeeh vls- sister.-.Mrs. Mrs. W. wer'c-iri ar'y -last-week. IrDF-lo Mr. and-ifrs.'-B.-James, In iledlclyie takea Mr. anU Mrs, Guy Santidcrson are; visiting In Calgary fora short, time. The local Hed Cross Mr am] Mrs Madge were "In organized about the .end of Februaryj last week: Mr. was year. Since lhat has doue a" director of the F. -j'L-fnr this really fine sending 'district. a lars'o number of supplies of various kinds, maintaining three prisoners. of war, donating (p 'one and .another BnJCB _ joaio aricr In Calgary! Eber was 'in. Great alt. It was with much (hat Tater pfoplo [his Trceh ot the death ol Pie. K. C- Findlay who last spring nlth the 13tr; 'C.M.H. Word wns reVclred spmetlmc agovthat he was mlsslag a'od it.waa hoped thai he had' been taken prisoner by the Germans hut it nbV apiears that he was slot in- while charging grje of the German trenches in September Before Jotolng ilr. FIndlay..was a member of the Canadian Bank of Commerce here since 1912 In .which year he came out from Scotland. He also had a brother tn the Carmaneay Ing'. This will be held on edaesdaj- tjijgj Friday and will take treal men t February 21 and will Include many -at i03niial [or a complication of interesting 'features.'- Further an- ,iiccase5 Douocemeatj .will be made la a.Jcwj be an entertainment D. Henry returned on 'Monday .train. -yrltb his brldo from Bamc, pit -'Ipspecior, Gray.-of tlio oporallye Calgary lied" lib local elev'afbr'.ph .Wednesday. .The children of' Prcsbyisrlan Sunday :BChool put on bnlertalnraent at the Sunday -evening Jaiuarj' SS, befoTq'a big cori- EreEallori "which turned rcgard- Ies3 of 'the hitterYcold, nlghL, Each and--Qvery sons .'and rccltaUpn was well rendered, arid as Ihcre Is a uiarlv- ed InipfpvemeBi.In the children pcr- iQTmlnS IhD.teacliers aid officers, of Ihe school arc lo be coromentlcd on the-suc'cesa of their- work. A collec- tion. was laten up Sunday sch'opl. Grasay and '.district lias heen In'lhie grip ofiJacli Fiosl since Sun TERFS a luxury witKin the reac J 1------.1 :i :'_n_M 1: days. Igiv'en'bv a minstrel troupe at thc The nidnlhly meeting.o! Hollow" Bchpoihpuae early .In 7 of trade will be. held In the school-) day.' is here In- earnest "and as i house on Monday evening aLSocloch; thc Fund. Ttio' troape hllziard-'raEinE the best par Sidewalks, pump, and other mailers E0n-.c or the best local Of Ihe day.' We have heard of no om ol civic Importance will be, on the and'B good clean entcrtaJnment' is being short of coal bji 4U'.helov zcn branch' of the wounded some trenches. Commerce who tlmo ago the no Blgn .of 'a chinook la In slghl rherciiry 'druppcd as lor 03 41 be- day, and Thurs parl hot LUX makes water soft as summer rain. TKcae wee sa flikcs of .pureitesMnce ol soap diaaolve absolutely 30 that not the tiniest particle of 10 the po Try it ib-night. i Inspector Chauey of Ihe H.N.W.M.P. Ldlhhrldge was In lown Tuesday In specting the local detach meat Curllna Taber curlers are now In the lail slaves of the McLean Cup com pell lion C..C. Mahon'g rinfc leadlig followed tcry closely, by tte skipped by George Enrlng and Carl Cook EG "we are looting forward lo etclag ttiTce or- four good games bc- lore the end of thc wceh- A very 'enjoyable game was plajeJ at Ihe rink on Tuesday when a rinlt shipped by Inapeclor Chaaey of defeated .a rink skip- ped by n. Laird, the Inspector win- ning out by a couple of i Tahcr bo represented at the docket for and action, and full attendance Is desired. J. Wlthage has moved Into the house he has Just com- pleted. The house Is Installed with eleclrlc ll'gbl. -FrflEer" j3oulLon has recovered from his attack of measles and Is back'at ivork in the bank asato. The local IraTelline library ts.bclns well patronized but there" Is room for jet more mcrnbcra. Kenaelh Hunt Is Ihe librarian. Neil Sunday.being'the month the morning services will deal especially with foreign missions, and a comprehensive survey will be made of the in la a Ion fields In VFnlc-h the Canadian Presbyterian, church li working. The subject for the cvcri' log 'Eermoti will "The Call of a Great Oprorlunily." Special mualn Tvlll be provUUd by thc'chd'.r., Some of our country are greatly agitated .over (he. old, old story cf a pair of made by the Red Cross and sold to1 lam berman, fishirmaa, or'tbrne other person, tho actual occupation, usually asurcd. Dale wlll'be Terete, bonsplel by at least two rinks, by Jack Rosa and Tom Pat- "LlUle .POOR FLSHI aaked Ihe well-mean- ing reformer, "is that your mamma over yonder with thc beautiful set of answered the bright lad, "IVell, do you know what poor ani- mal 11 la Dial has had to suffer In or- der lhal your mamma might have the fura wlih which she adorns herself varying from lime to time. We can assure our friends lhal Ihla ftory has been exploded long ago. In any It Is no logical argument against thi wort. If a Hcd Crrjaa worker appro- priated and sold aj 'article It wo.uli be foolish lo therefore condenr.i Ih general work" ol Iho solely. would like to gel some definite dc tails of tho matter but ?o far Ih whole tblTig has been too elusive. the entertainment Tho -admission fee fo b within itfe reach of all, for H is but sir. My papa." DIBBLE WOUNDED Toronto, Feb. received U Uay thai Ueut Bob undcfea cd amateur singly eculllng champlo of America, has befin wounded later., vrcalher IB a bird lax on any coal bin Molasses Cookies Thai Grandma Made .Thjsy were real cookia, weren't that spicy fra- grance that filled the kitchen when k the oven .door Vwas opened I Never was any-. 1 tiling smeltquite M good 1 ..And when. Grandrria said, "they're yoq fairly, danced When she gave-you a handful, with their gingery, molasses was the real j oy of living, wasn't it Mile This recipe ia in our Cook sses "THE Kim CHANDMA from selected sugar plantations in Book. Write British'West Indies, with that smacking forfreecppy. fUvour. that made'Grandma's, homemade Cookies s6 delicioua. In No3. 2, 3, 5 and 10 knr-top cms. All itorci fboiild hive It, AJk for it by nime. MOLASSES CC. UM1TEB, HALIFAX, N. 1 ngerbrtld" far Ibf table, the finest i re BOMTMON CftLLSOU Sunshine, Fruit and Flowers; Balmy Air and the very feel of! SutnmcrDiyj inWinter Timer-this is the lure UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM IHiiitratecJ boblJEo outlining the mlny thingi to see inJ door SporU, Hotels, Motor Roads and Bach Resorts upon appli- cation {o V ShW ;