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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta >AGE jsnc are ddicateiy constituted, i^'haveitU Uood or pale cheeks, will Jind in SCOTT'S EMULSION a.true tonic and a rich food to overcome tiredness, nourish their nerves and feed their blood. Start with SCOTT'S toKlay^and say "NO" to substitutes. So�tt & Bowne.Toronto, OaL lo-SO N ANXIOUS Ask Citizens To Buy Mine (By Charles H. Grasty, Correspondent .New York Times) ' London; via New York. Feb. G.- There are a number of United States citizens in London who. while rotAin-Ing their citizensliip. have been brought Into close relation wiOi the conduct of the war and \\ho have the views ot experts. On the assumption that the United States and Germany will come to grips, some of the United States subject urge me to advise the United States, that once we decided on action, we should go after Germany and the Germans the moment ' the whistle blows. Lieut.-Col. Henry W. Thornton, a Umted States citizen, the (CONTIKUEP FROM FaoITT PaOB) the same basis as at present. Jlr Freeman, however, raised the ques tlon as to whether tlie city might hot have Its own gas supply in a few years, when the mlnti would be unnecessary. Mayor Hardle answered that the gas franchise has 12 years to run yet, and the city could not secure a gas lease now and hold it until that time. There was a difference of opinion about this, however. Still Mr. Freeman thftuglVt that the mine, if it could be secured, would pay for itself in a few years without increasing the taxes. The commissioners did some calculating and showed that the property at $45,000 would cost, by issuing serial bonds, $11,000 a year for five years, or $6,000 a year for 10 years or $3900 a year for 20 years. The profit on , - . ^"^''."l?'''? - 12000 tons ot coal output each year head of the Great Lastern ra.hvay, fi,,^ ^..^y,^ ^^j^^ and one of the executive committee in ,,.ij,o,t ^^^^ ^^^^ consideration charge of all railway operations, said: ^.j^ ^ ^ . ^ The obviously sraaned relations for power purposes. If teifyear which exist between the United States ^^^^j^ ^ j ^ property could and Germany justify consideration of ^ ^ . " j ^ e.ooo tons precautionary measures on the part ot *^ - . ------? i the former. It is conceivable that the i German government has foreseen the {possibility 6f a break and will not let any grass grow under its ffeet. 'Interference on the part of the German partisans in the United States with the manufacture and shipments of wai^ to the allied powers is a warning which should not be ignored of wh.-it might be done in the event of serious trouble between the two countries, and having seen something ot i the methods of German spies and I agents, I think it is extremely important that full precautionary measures be adopted in good time to protect the interests of the United States. "This can only be accomplished by interning, as soon as it can be done, every German and, if possible. German sympathizers in the United States. Th ? vicinity of tbe'viXiuited Statea"temha?sy,>and that'ino-sj^Js; of excitement' are noticeable;" says the Overi'eas News Agency. "Itrts.suBposed-that large numbers of Uilted Stoes citizens wh'p are now residing In Germany intend to. remain.'.'.' '��'.^ �*.}:� ' . � ' ^ � New York, Feb. 6.-The steel trade was reported today to have received plans and specifications from the navy department for the construction of wire nets to be used in the protection ot harbors against submarines. Contracts for steel chains for the same purpose already had been let, it was said. Bids were being taken also, it was reported, for 1,000 tons ot steel for dirigible balloon hangers^ at Pen-sacola, Florida. U.S.T0PR01ECT a year for ten years. The commis sionei-s can see no chance of losing money on the project. Bet^-een now and Monday they w^ill feel the pi^se of the people, and if they receive any encQuragement they will likely submit the plebiscite. ROOSEVELT AND HUGHES , ON SUBMARINE SITUATION Rochester, N. Y., Feb. Sr-If.i ia letter to Rochester citizens'who held a mass meeting-last night in protest against the depprtatiori of Belgians and Poles by' Germany,, -Theodore Roosevelt declared that "any announcement by the United -. States that Belgium and Germany are fighting for the same.thing is a falsehood and by inference an; approval of wickedness." New 'York, Feb,. 2.-Charles. EK-ans Hughes, who was guest of honor at the annual dinner of the,New York Alumni of Brown University" here last night, declared overj' loyal- American would stand behind the Administration "in this solemn hour" without a partisan thought.'"fiis'dfeciaration brought the diners .to, tlieir .'feet singing the Star bangled'; Banner. Retailers Organize (CoyTiKTJED FRbiiv Feost Page) One Was a Member of The'l. W. W.'s Eighteen months hard labor each at the nro'rincial jail was the .. dose handed to W. J. Carver, Jos. Duggv* H&nd�ches-'try Fruit-a-tives' and you HiVgetwell". CORINE GAUpUEAU. �JBOo. *ox, 6 for $2.60, trial .siie..25o. At all dealers or sent postimid by Frulb �tlves limited, Ottawal his  work. Mr. handed to \v. j. uarvei, jua, ->^u6e>>v' and �Walter Powell this morning on Hoover ^regarding .... ------- their conviction of a charge of at- Hoover, he says, spoke with delight tempted liQld-up on Monday nlgHt in of, what Canada had done in helping the restricted area. . _ , ' " ? The trio were picked uo by Const. Commission, remarking that Can-Wallis following a fracas in which a ""'^s deserving of more gratitude local Greek, Kehres, claimed to have i"/TP�'""�" than any "other country, been robbed of eight dollars. A fourth w'^she had eontrlbuted In proportion adventurer 'svas in the party but made population a larger amount to his getaway and Is supposed to have saTing^tne people of Belgium .from taken the money along with him. . - The men admitted having been in - W- Biermans is tull of admiration the district but claimed they had at- the ^system under which the Bel-tempted no hold-up. The evidence f'f'^ relief is worked. ';The whole against them, however, was, too thing ,he said, "is organized like strong. Powell,-who is a slippeiT cus- ^"."le big industrial conc$rn, and Is tomer, slioped his handcuff and near- fu* with an efficiency and economy ly made his getaway when Const. Wal- thht is beyond all praise," , is arrested them. 'Carver joined the , Mr. Hoover,^ he said, had just com-[WW.'s in North Dakota last sum-: Pleted the organization of. n^ special mer None of the three had any 'vls- 'system of relief for the children of ible means of support, and aria ^n^ Belgium, who were suffering terribly sidered part of a gang who have hesn rrom^rivations.. .So,gre_at i^^tho foqd loaming the country making their liv- shortS^e, despite all the efforts of GiD jWincE fiieoQniakiniE^ 11 Bebme They Did Her 6oc|| ?' KecROH.-P. q., Jan. 14th, IM^. ' ?! suffered for many yoan with tar- i ril;^c Indigostion and Constipation. I had frcqdcnt dizzy spoils and became greatly run down. A neighbor advised! TiiQ to tiy "Fruit-atives". I did ab and, t6!the surprise of �riV doctor, I began tolibproTC, and ho advisddme to go on wijth^Fruit-a-tiycs". i Qonaider that I o v, e my life to ^'f'niit-�rtivc8"ai>d I want to say to those who le^ Great Wait ^ Assurance Company held ItaCtwenty-fourth Annual MeatlnStj on February 6th,i,1?17. �.-.-A^-. -"^��-.u, , __ '^ii I Mill I 'Att'e'iitlon la drawn' to th'e following, ataUmentat., Biwinesis issiieil, 1910 ... 23^575,373 Inereaae for the year. VtiiHiiieHS ill-Force, Dec. 31, ' Inereaae for the year..........., 1,117,444 t3,66ffi�1 Income lor 1916 . ,tll^ereil8e for the year Assets, Dec. 31st, 1916. ... > - Inereaae for the year........... ^ , Bi-^Mi' 21,702;o7b 2,498,024 ; Vxhe; expense rates were lowered In 1916, and the Interest rate, was malnta'ned at over 7^i%. In addition to the actuarial reserves, the balance sheet shows, in surplus, capital and special funds, the sum of $4,433,759, being over 20% of the assets. The Company Is continuing in 1917 the same liberal scale .of profita,-for which It haa been noted. Write for full report and profit booklbt. : HEAD OFFICE Wli^NIPEG WILL PERMIT RELIEF TO LEAVE lug by the hold-up game. Amsterdam, Feb. 5, via London, Feb. 6-Anxiety concerning Holland's future is more keen than at any time since the outbreak of -war. Several factors contribute to the gravity of the situation. In the first place, Holland is now facing starvation. She can never produce more than she would! consume in, four and a half months  in the year. Existing stocks ot grain are sufficient for only a few weeks. Until today hopes were entertained that she would be able to provision herself from United States by the channel between the two blttekade eones. DEUTSCHLAIUD IS DUE . TO ARRIVE ABOUT fTOW New York, PeB. 5.-The Deutsch-land would be dues in New London today it she started on her third trans-Atlantic voyage at the same time as she took on her last trip. The last cable dispatches about her said she left,-Germany on January 14.' EDUARD DRUMONT DEAD Paris, Feb. 5.-Eduard Adolphe Drumont, the well kno-wu editor of Libre Parole, is deiad. along the right lines if the retailers ot Lethbridge �were.to start a central deliverj- system to cut out the; present overlapping in ..deliveries and consequent heavy't delivery charges, which must be inet hy.th,e..o6hsumers. It is also desired if possibly to gettlje business between the' consumer and the retailer on such a.ibasis that less credit would be necessary between, the retailer arid the wholesaler, and right on up through the wholesalers, jobbers and manufaclurers uiitjl the banks are reached. This would tend to cut down the losses from bad.debts, and also interest ' .charges, all of �n'hich must be charged against the consumer in the end. The subject is a big one,and its solution paves the way to great changes in merchandising which will resul^t in keeping money at home "wWch is now going out to mail order houses. The meeting last night was attended by representatives of the hardware, dry goods, grocery and furniture retailers, who felt that if. was too big a question for, action by such a^^small representation, and they are gpingOut today to! urge every retail member of th,e Board of Trade to be present at Friday evening's meeting when President Marnoch will go over the same j ground. ^ ' ; . . the Commission, that thousands upon thousands of children were underfed arid, actuallys: on the verge bt collapse , from stamtiont Unless extraordinary .efforts were made, he was convinced that at ,lea|t>pirie in ey'ery'iten children in Belgiuiri would die from sheer want. Mr. Hoover had fQund that it did not meet the case to distribute food to 'families, as, oftentimes, some children -.were favored at the ^ expense of others. Where parents, Jbr instance,. iwrere looking after orphan children as well ' as -their own, they would favoiythelr own children with food-an indication to Canadians of the terrible shortage Farmers Prfepared to Crop Big existing Mr. Hoover � J ��� u T l established children's kitchenp all" Areas and Much Labor over Belgium, and had the children Willie Needed ' brought-'to those places every day to be fed''under,,'the, actual Stupervisiori of officia-is of the Relief Comriilssidri. That labor willbe scarce and .wages Mr. Biermans thought it pnidentnof high during thfi copaing suriinier was to "se^k to enter Belgium, but during the-.opinion expressed by'local em- bis stay. ifl^Holland he was,often' at ployment agents to the Herald this Rosesdael, on the border,'and'there morning. With spring'less than two he had an bpijortuuity of'seeing, for months off,'farmers are beginning to himself the c^Jnditioh of Belgian cast their eyes about over the avail- children. The German Goverririient able labor Kunnly 'aiid the outlook is had been induced to allbw, Belgian - -----^ v._,_,,. � children td'.be sent to Holland in Londorii-Feb, '6|-r-l� it becomes nec^ essary toJwi.ihdfajyJtWUnited States; l-rellef wo'rtiei's in Bfefgium and Northern -France th?y-.wiir receive protection fr6m' the (^ejrmafi governtneat and and wil^ ^,e; pierniitted to depart without molestation; Informtftion .to this ' effect iwsp receiyfl^-hi' .k;,telesy�^m ad-, dressjBd} to the aopal; offices of the Belgite'telief coriimUtee from Brand Whitlock.-the United State.3 minister to Belgium, who has.beea given assurance -by - the- Gei;man authorities at Brussels.:-.. : 7 - ":' For some time the foreign office hdre has ;v,intimated, that the; relief work .would cease if; the United States commission.^i-jesigned its -task, but the. work jb-(ri6w.so. well organized that-it is not helieved the firitlah-government would object Jto the transfer of - the function- to one bf the smaller neutrals in-case the - commission were forced to; give up the work. ^ .The commission is still without de- FARE: & ONE-THIRD ToEDM(MOTON FOR THEt BONSPIEL Febritary 6 to 10, '17 Tickets on Sale February 7 to 9. Return Limit February 14, '17 Tickets and full Information from any C.P.R. Ticket Agent, R. DAWSON,  ; District Passenger Agent J .'Calgary, Alb'erta': had been induced to allow. Belgian V""""T/' '".^tV" "r:,,: children td^.be sent to Holland in ai.s regarding ^the _^ nklng of the re ,, Linload. for two weeks' recupera- ^i^-^^;}:?^^ far from hri.cht. The situation is', this. The fanners- ____ _______ ____ all have plenty of money, plenty of tlon at Dutch religious institutions, liorse power and plenty of feed, and He �was present at the station when are ready to crop' an enormous \acr6- phe ''batch of tiiese children arrived, age tliis year. There is more -sum- He declares thart he never saw such a merfallow and new breaking-prepared pitiable sight in all his life. These for seeding than has ever been,Itnown little children were emaciated to a in the south. guf the supoly :6f la- shocking degree. They had staring; borris alarmingly^hort. . Last;'year frightened eyes, gaunt faces, their Give Me Men As Sleep O'Nights" -Julius Comsat, One of the most admirable of modem recipes for good, healthy nis^t-sleep is the abstaining from coffee (and tea) at the evening meal. A ^bettef^ recipe, for health and comfort at aU times is total abstinence. F^^^ a cheering, healthful, non-disturbing, delicious ^beverage, use about 3,000 soldiers, were released for s ? * * ? ? 'There's a Reason" Washington,. Fe,b. 7.--Jliri'la- Canada to whicli'-fcbntributioria may be' sent, or they will be' thankfully received by the Central Belgian Relief Committee 59 St.. Peter Street, Montreal. in doubt as to'the fate of the steamer Euphrates, which has been reported sunk, as she is .not yet over due in New York and-was-so far out at the time of.Jier reported' sinking that it is believed sHo hag been confused in the repont with her sister ship, the Egypt, which, is not, in the commission's . service. - BOMBARD SURGES . , : London, .^eb. 6.-^Bruges- harbor waB attacked by naval aeroplanes' on February :2, says a British ofllclal announcement today. ; ? "Many heavy bombs were dropped on torpedo craft m the harbor and buildings along tlip docks-were set on fire. Pilots experienced considerable difficulty owingN to . the intense cold." . > , . , >� "Another successful bomb raid was made on the following night and bombs were observed to fall on thp, docks and railroad j lines. Air the pilots and machines returned." Montreal, Feb.;/, 5. - Mr Herbert Hoover,, the man who has done such remarkable work in organizing and administering relief in Belgium, has sent n. special message of thanks to Canada for the generosity with which the people to the Dominion have contributed to the support of the Belgian Relief Commission; This is the news brought bach to Canada by Mr H^/'BI'ermans, general manager "ot the Belgo-Canadlah Pulp and Paper Compainy of Shawinlgan Falls, v/ho, during his .stay in -Europe, has had an bpporturilly of pei'sonally observing the' work" bt the CommiS' sion. . '. � '! - .Mr, Biermans, Svho, is a member of tlie Central Belgian;,1^'eiiet Committee . in Montreal-, '"Bt^'^S' that lie visited the offices of the'lBellgian Relief Commission in both 'tiondori arid Rotterdam, aj-!(i las.0 iate�-vl9iv3 with ' Mr. A "sameness" that is enjoyable--the daily, 'si^m varyiiigr goodness of a ox^M^k "SEAL BRAND'^ QOm^M Itiieyei^fails to ^e^ymiM^^^ that^^me exquisite fragrance, imbieri I clearness and delightful fl^kyoik^ that people witftlbe fir^ Jcup. la %, 1 and 2 pound tins. 'Whole-srouad-pulvelizod-^also'--fine ground for Percolators, '^ever sold iiibuik,-^ - fsAV'' CHASE & SANBORN, MONTREAL. Don't say "Breakfast Food" -say "Shredded Wheat"-for while yoi^ no do^b*^ mean Shredded Wheat, you tnay get: one of, those mushy porridges ^hat are a poor substitute for the crisp, delicious shrgjis of baked whole vheat-that supply all the nutriment for a half day's work. Two Biscuits with milk or cream make a nourishing ' meal at a cost of a few cents. cms you Sunshine; Fruit and Flowers; Balmy Air and the very feel of Summer Days in>\(intcr Time-this is the lure.of California' ^ - CO NOW I via . Un(on Pacific SysTE(4 -si Made in Canada. Illustrated, booklets outlining the many things to see and do-Out' door Sports, Hotclsi Motor Roada and Beach Resorts--upon appU' ";.^tion/to , ,� . L.E.OMER,T.F.4,P.�. 809 Cientr* Straet '"'CALMIIV" 88 84 ;