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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, FEBRUAny 6.' 1918 THE LETIlBRIDGI-: DAILY IlKRALD New Three'l^untlrcd Bed Hos- piUil To Be Erected at. 1 Calgary ^oon OtUwd, Pel). 6.-Tlio tnllltary hospl-tala coraiiilHaloii If| midcrtnliliig to lii-crniiso tho mllltiirj' liORpkol aceommi)-(Intlou in CaiuuUi by wlial will \i1U-iiiintoly bo two tliouHiuid IiciIh, nii aii-nomiCBmonl Klvcti out torlny from tlio otrio.os ot tlio commiKHloii nliow tlint tho Immediate i)laiis In iiroapcct lu-cliido tliQ oatabUshmtMit ot now liospl-tala at Ciilgary and Toronto and the evcKtlon of additional acrommodnllon at KHtuflnialt and Winnipeg. At Cnl-Kary u thrco Inindrod liud hoKiiltal will be oroctcd at onco on a n'lavtur section ot the Savccc Camp slto, and aH ra-unlremeiilSBrow tills will bo oxpandcd to six liundrod and poBHlbly a nlno hundred bed hospital. Tho huildlni; win fonform l� tho atandnrd plans ami fctructurnl stylu nsed In othor hQspltals Uullt at Mooaq Jaw, Winnipeg. Halifax, � . ^  ? fWe killed ? ' wbon thoy Sjvnro Rti'ndk by an : oastboutid Pohnsylvaiii* filer. > All woru aectloH hands. .�: ? > ? ? 9 RATE INCREASE Some Ralc|iayers Tltrealen to Use/Jus if Light Rates Increased -CrOlNCil ablN&l! OONElll IWMlUDeWiLlJAVtlt , UtAfkid)WILLMVttr TMUierMHUmUM � I ALMOST got acquainted ,WITH A charming man at n DINNCR PArtTY last evening but THE WOMAN who sat between ' US HAD spent ibo much MONEY. FOR hair that had BELONGED. TO otiiera. EVERY PLEASANTRY of mine WAS EITHER hooked by CURL or deflected by A FALSE puff. Then, too, I FANCIED .;THAT aH of the -: ORIGINAL OWNERS of that ASSORTMENT pphairwereiajtening TO OUR - conversation and it''-EMBARRASSED ME. Why in THE WORLD more wonicn don't lEARN OF HfRPlCIDE and TRY FOR the home grown VARIETY OF hair ia a ,! ' ^ MYSTERY to mo. Yours for beautiful hair, Montreal and othbr tilacoK.. Tho site aiid plan haa bofln approved by the modiital authorltlea. At WlnnlpoK three hundred beds nro to bo addodao the .Manitoba military oonvaleiicent lioapltal, Tiixodo T'arlt. Thif! win involve the erection of two standard ISO boil winiTH. A recreation hall fiapablo of seating a thousand men alKrf will ho con.strutied and a rosi-deneo tor nurnos with Quarters for aovontyrtlve. With tUo IncreaHed accommodation the Manitoba hospital bocomoa the largoal iu western Canada. The KHaiiimalt conralescont hospital will be altBi;od iu such a w.iy as to Incroaac tho aceommodation from 1.10 (� ;!00. Work has already boon begun on tho erection o� hydro-therapy b\illd-Ing.i at KRTptluialt'and the rnllltary annex at Van(;oiivor. Plana have also "been completed for the addition ot 150 heda at the ahauBhneasy convaloacent hospital, Vancouver. lUjConnnctlon with the recent acquisition ot the National Cashi Uegiator Building, Toronto, as a hospitnl, an announcomonl Is made, that with, the additions and alterations planned at the present tinin, a^ nine hundred' bed Infitltntion will bo completed as speedily as possible. The ultimate plans ot the commission are to have twelve or i fittodu hundred bods at this place as 1 the grounds permit considerable ex-' p'analon. So much opposition to tho proposed Incroaae in the electric lighting rates has develfipod this week that Mayor HaAlle admilled to lUo Herald this morning that it might bo wise to drop tho proposal tor lh� time being. Commissioner Kroeman is openly opposed to the sclionie and will tight it Nliould It come up In council. Jle Is at present preparing data to support hia case. ' Tho mayor, states lhal his only rea son for presenting llic jiroposal l:i to havo ilio ta� burden, which is now weighing too heavily on the ratopn.v-'irs, spread out so Hint it may be tho more easily paid, lie thinks that in another* year the people will come to see that Iticrnaao of tho utility raten is the only plan.  Large numbers In North Lothhrldgo threaten to use gaa for lighting. ACTIVI1S0FU.S. Washington, Feb. 6*-Further re-orQanlzatlon of war activities under the war department and the war Industries board With a view to satisfying cojigresilanal lead-erswho urge a^lrect6r,of munitions and a war c'abin'et, which the president oppoae9,'-i� said to be contemplated; I ORDER COURT MXfetL4L FOR WINNIPEG SOLDIER SPECIAL AGENTS, J. D. Hlflinbotham & Co., Ltdi . Winnipeg, Feb. 0.-Brigadier General Kuttan has ordered a district court nun-tlar In  the'ease pt Scrgt. .1. G. i Simpson, the ^(on-commlssioned officer at Mlnto Street Barracks, who. It la alleged, ill treated and injured a con-Kcloutlous objdctor upon the latter refusing to obey orders. Tho court martial will begin tomorrow. Counsel for the plaintiff has applied to Judge Metcalfe for an order com-polllug the civil court, which turned the case over to tlio military authorities recently, to deal with the charge : against Simpson. The Major Jack Ross, Chapter of 1. Q. D. E. WILL HOLD A I mi Ml AT THE VETERJi^^GmB % ON FRlDAY,-pfePM' ; ..The evening has been set a few�iday% earlier -than Vsientlno'G DaV-on account of the dperijrifl.of ,;,ith*a'Liriteh.i.sda'Bon.'i^ ^v, � 5 CARfifSMIjbANCINd , ' ..... ... -yo6al Solos by � ' '. ; ,' ^ .MI8.MAlVlie- BROOKS and MR. geo. FLEMINiG iTIcKitto 76c each can be had from any meirjber of . " i^^ chapter. �  ^ |.  ,'| ' FUNDS FOR PATRIOTIC vvork ''^'^ Dancing at'8.30. Miss Arnold will provide musle. The fact that the "spectators gal-lory" was again crowded at the second meeting ot the Mock Parliament at Wesley Ilall last evening, made it evi dent that the Interest ot tho public is not lagging in this event. The'first part ot the meeting was given over to tho continuation of the debate on speech trora the throne, In tho courac of which eloquent addresses were made by .1. R. Davidson, member from Whoop-up, W. A. Levitt the leader of the opposition and Premier Cameron. The- Introduction of a bill to -abolish hereditary titles in Canada, by Ut. Hon. O. B. Edgett caused somo spirited discuasloa In which . Mr. Cocq, member tor Chinook, ot the opjjosl-tlon, eloquently argued agalnat Its passage. The financial budget was Introduced in brief by Plnanco Minister Lloyd and the adjournment followed, untirthe 20th of the month. AIROCIIIES PRACTISED ON THE Mrs. K. Stewart and ilanghter*" of 1727 7th Ave. North, have returned from an .extended visli oast. ,x  .,�. The nietabora ot the N'c.xt of Kin As,90clatjon are asked tn moot at the Red Cross rooms'on Wctlacsilay evening at 7.!J0. ' ' ' 1 '-  *..* ' ' The ladies aid/ oi' St. Patrick's church will bold'^l seniul evening In the Conservatory of .\lii.slr liall on, Monday evening. Fnh. ilth.    Mr, O. T. Latlirop Iius k"iic to Spu-knno on a bualnesa trip, .\lr.s. Lallnop and son Lewis, acconiirui'ml lilm and win continue on (o .Suiitu .Monica, where Ihey "will roinaln snnie time.  �  Jlr. and .Mrs. B. Gorijotilil (nno. MIks Proctor) have returned ifoni their honeymoon and spnii! Sunday with Mr. ,!ind Mrs. N. .T. .Mac kwnod. They will make their luture home in Bur-delt. The Sir Alexander Cili Chapter I. 0. D. 15., acknowledge the receipt ot 01 pairs of socks from I'Meetwood school dui-lng January: Grades Vll and Vlll iMr. Bran-dow's Class)-Doris ?iIorrl.ion 2. Kva Hutt 1, Mary Watkin.s 7, Lciniox Hay 1, Kathleen Graves 2. Gladys Mc-Maken !!, Annie M1ary Archihold 1. Tom Andrews 1, Bessie Smith 1, Ida Siieck 1, Bertie Rannard I. � Graves V and VI, (Miss Brodle's Class) -~ .Morman (ieoghegan 1, Hughie Mahon -3, Frank Alexander 1, Dwlghl Hutt 1, Lftellii Scarle 1. Jennie Llngard 1, John WalUlii 1, Leslie Holt 1, Kathleen Porter 1, Helen Schumaker 1, Ethel Kulli 1, Josephine Beaton 1. Grave V, (Miss Waterman's Olaa.'s) -^Lona Forbes 1; Caasie Marshall 3, Earl McGregor 5, Amelia Wakelln 1, Campbell McVcan 1. Lily Hills 1, Claude McGulre 1. Lillian Sharland 1, Norma Russel 1, Lillian llourne 1. Grade IV, (Miss PerUdt's Claaal- DorlH Holt 1, Jean McKay 1, Lottie Searle 1, Bradwin Hapworth 1, Mar-jo'rle TJrwin 1, David Itobertsou 1^ Kathleen Muggins 1, Jean Robertson 2, Minnie Schumacher 1. Frank Wat kins 1, Ha'iSel Davidson 1. Jack Weller ^'\Vashlrikfo'ti;'^Fel).-O.-rtlstan'fc-efi ot atrocities practised by Austro-Bulgav-ian forces tor the purpose" ot.dehatien'-nllzing southern Serbia and Macedonia are relaJed in an appeal sent by Serbian students in Switzerland and made public today by, the Serbian legation.'. The appeal fjtates that entire' families were deported into Bulgaria and that every priest, school master and doctor has been removed. Only one elementary school'and one secondary school are allowed ' to operate. Serbians who refuse to enter the ranks; of the Bulgarian army are being shot? as rebels'. . ' ' ' MINERS Work Hard ShitoH from auhshine and freah air, the blood becomes thin and watery-this brings rheumatism or other sickness, Theotl-foodin SCOTT'S EMULSION is Nature'! buUdlnfr tonic to keep th� blood ticli, fortify tho lungg, refresh the bodjrand Btr�i|fthen the whole syatem. Evwy Minw Nacda SCOTTSiMUUION BesttABowM, 2. Mr.s. Weller ?, 'Mi.-.s (.!urrie 2, "Miss Bennington 1, Miss Waterman 2, Miss Biodle 1. JENKS-UI.AitDEK \i Wesley parsonage on Wediie.-;-day, ^''eb. tith, by Mie pastor. Rev. C. B. Cragg, WMlllam Homer Jenks and Mary Ellen Deardcn. both of Raymond, were united-in marriage. Mr.-and Jlrs. Jonka' will make ilieir home at Raymond/. . � Mrs. II, W. Martin. :^2.'. If.tli Ht. .v.. loaves today for a moiitli'.s visit, wiili her sister, Mrs. DeJong at I'nwrr, Mont. * * ��' � -  Much Fur Will BeiUsed To Line the Coats of the ; ' �'' Aviators ;.^V'^^^saryl Feb. 0.~That Alberta"^ ^Jlt ftils year have, a fur production ainbuijting to between, ^'1'0,000,000 and $15,000,000 Is tlie asrfei-tlon' ot II. A. iSlpipspn, ot Calgary. This Is a vast increase over previous years and tho production tjiis season Is developing ap eJtpoi't business that a tew years ago was undreamed of., It is estimated that CO.OOO coyote pelts alone will h^vebeen shipped out ()t the province thi?' year before the summer comes, Hiul, 1,500,000 rat hides. A great percentage of the rat skins are going to England to be used by the military In 'lining cnats fer men of the aviation division, while Ainorica vies with England la bidding for the coyote hides. The ,great demand for fur trimmings on coats has made the Alberta coyote very popnlaj' In New York,' and the hide ot this animal la this year to be seeniln numberlosa Broadway pnraiTeB adorning the apparel ot faahlon'a elect. An iucraaslng demand also Is apparent tor coyote pelts for neck' furs, -a.hd .when.,it is remembered that as such, a' hide sells for from ?18 to %Zfi, the tqtttV value of this output of 60,000 is, considerable. Besido.s the export in coyotes, it is estliuatod that five thousand hides have been used within the province of Alberta. , ^ TbO.dlftoi'once in the'price paid by pelf dealers this year and five years agp.serves to show the incronse in tho value placed-^n the coyote hide, At thftt'Umo^Jl or ?1.50 was considered a t&li, return, to tho trapper. This year the "average for 100 skhi8,_B0ld by one trapper,, was while some sold lor $18 In their raw state. � JACQUES PARENT, M.l'.P., MORRIS, MAN.) DEAD Winnipeg, Feb. 0.-Jacques Parent, opposition member for Morris constituency In the Manitoba legislature, died yesterday at the Mayo hospitah Roch-eator. Minn., following an operation. Mr. Parent was 54 years old, and w&a born in Rimouski, Quo. He has lived In tho west tor many years, his home address being Lotelller, Man. He was, elocled to the Manitoba legislature in th^ 1014 election on the Conservative ticket. BEFORE pitawa, Feb, 0,-Otaljning tli,al, the aoldlers' vote was all cast, before uom--Ination day In the Yukoh and that thoy^' could not know who;'the eandidatoa' iwer?, ^ilT. lYed B. Oongdon, Liberal, 'BntftnUt.lcandldate in tli(o),Yuiroji," rals^ �'th�j-point that tniS vo,ta�;or the fight:? Ins men should not be counted. The matter is being conaldan^a by ihui officer. LT. GEO. PECK lETHBRKIAN In the list of Canadihns decorated which appeared In yesterday's Herald was the nanio of Lieut. Gaprgc Peck. Lieut. Peck la a Lethbrldgoi'man and was employed on the Lethbrldge division of the C. P. U. as roadmaster on the (vVows Nest subdivision before the I MakeYour OwtiCough t Syrup and Saue Money $ ftelter tliHn the rfnilr-made kind. EuUy preimrcd ot homo. The iinest coush ayrup that monsy cau buy-oosting only about ouu-fljch nft niuch'aa ready-niude pruparations �-can easily bo made up at home. The way it takes hold and conquers difetresaintt coughs, throat and chest colda will really make you enihiui-ustio abotit is. ; , Any drupsirt can aupply you with 2% mmoos of Plnt-.v (50 cents worth). I'our thla Into a lO-oz. bottle and llll tho bottle with plain crantilatod auRar syrup. Shako tliorouBhly and It is ready 4ot UBC. The total costis about 55 cent's and cjvoa .you 10 ouneca-r-a famll.v Buppl.y-^(� most cITeotUal, pleasant' itafitfiite rcTOcd.V. R; k�ap8 poricetly, lt'8T.n>l.v. ^stonlsliinit how quickly Si. .taots, pcnctratmK through every air pdBsagij of the tliroafc and lunca-i looscna and raiBcs the phlegm, aoothoa and heals tho inflamed' or swollon throat lUcmbrancH, and.gradually but Burcly, tho anpoyinfr throat tioklo and dreoded oouffh will disappear outiruly. Nothlntt' bettor for broncliitis,' spaa-, modlc croup, whoo))mR courIi or bronchial asthma.'. ' � rincx is a hi/rhly conccntrattd'coai-.pound of Korway pino *.vtract and Is inowu tbo worW over for its, .nroimpfi leqllnir oifcot on 'vho throiit membranes. ^ Avoid''dlaappointmont by aslcinjf your druff/flst for "2>/i ounces = or ,Plncx" witlvvfuU directions and- don't Booont anytliin!!; clao. A Ruarantoo of nbaoluto eati^taction or mouuy promptly refunded poiiE with thla pr.cparatioxu iit^,to,,5rojroato,0�l, v. tire diiLlv rcf.eiv-liiK .shij)!iiimis of our 'N'in\ M.sison's Silks and !is a special induce-riu'iil to you tr> coiiin and vl(^w tiicso r^oeds.'\vr? iiavc I liken out of ntock .luat Idiir lines find will place them (iii sub' ;il $l.l!l yiird. TliiH special coaihinea a rnre cbaiK.c of securing a Kcnuim- bargain and of Ki'ttiiig 111 touch with the latest crcalion.s the various published statements tho principal assets are about $4,000,000 debentures in Spokane Traction and other western enterprises. ' ' The Great-West Life Assurance Company held Its twenty-fifth Annual fi/leetlnfl on Feliruary ;sth,..1918. .7 Attention 18 dravirn to the followlnfl statements; Business issued, 1917 ........ .$30,309,542 Increase for the year.................. 4,734,169 Business in force Dec. 31st, 1917.152,643,165 Increase for the year................... 19,626,717, Income for 1917 ...... .. .6,437,320 Increase for the year ............... 843,279 Assets, Dec. 31st, 1917 ........ 2^4,385,666 ..Increase for the year"................... '2,683,096 . � � . The expense rateswere again lowered In.1917, and the intereet rate earned was 7.36%. In addition, to the actuarial reserves, the balance sheet show*, in surplus, capital and special funds, the sum of $4,493i611, being over 18% of the assets. ^. .� Mortality, Including'war losses of $457,082,, only .74% of the "expected." Can'adian Government Bonds held...........,,.. ,$2,S0S,337 (Being ever 10% of. the total assets.) The Great-West LIf* la noted for Its large profits to policy-holders. Write for full report and profit booklet. , HEAD OFFICE - WINNIPflG 5660 49 827 ;