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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TIH; PAHA MONDAY, FKDnUARY It. Ib: Ectbbribje Bltxrta DAILY AND WEEKLY (THE HERALD PRINT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED ai Street South. LtlhbndBe W. A. Buchanan Fmldem and Managing Director John Torrance Uuslntis Manas TELEPHONES Business Office J; Editorial Office Subscription Ratej: Dally, delivered, per wees Dally, 'delivered, per year Dally, by mall, jier year Weekly, by mail per year Vv'wtlr. by mall, per year la .1 ..--f5.M ....S4.0 iitarlly Ibeu cuinfulsory rationing I ay sixin be neccssarr. i Lord Ithcmlda. lhi> liriiisli Iwd con-1 roller, recently called Food Adjulu-j ilor Hoover, of tlio fnlted Stiles: 'ulefs you are able to send the at least bushels of i vbcjl over tod aliove wliat you Lave xoorted UP to Januiry 1. and In ddltlon lo the surplus from 1 cannot taXe the resiwnsl- bllllv ct assurlnc our people Ibat mere llfbe enough, food to win ihe war. This declaration follows a siateuienl :ide at lha big Ubor Conference r.t xntmihaui, England, bv G. An- 'uenthrr cf I'arlUmenl lor SiieHlpU: wbo said that "a Jan- serous famine Is coralr.g across F.ur- oye." 23d ippealed tor restraint. The evidence Is now K'fore us of irn critical situation ap lo a do! U Is freyc should practice PICKED UP fOR MAN Aid. tieorgo IHrvey, ot lied Veer. deij. Herbert Greenfield, of was elected president ot ihe Alborla Municipalities Association. The University of California Is die-nine a course iu wireless tflo- Thc demands of Ihc house carpen- ters of Vancouver have been accepted by ihe omulcjcrs. and the men rc- pul hat cilvc !5 per eieW-bour day. economy as lie Vnitei. Tho. an inJU3trlal A Womau's CaoaJiJi) Clul) has becu loruied at Ued Deer. The Grand Central. SI. ailns lias closed its doori. Mre. Allen, r'elliT of the late Arch- deacon Allen, died ai Mlllurool. Ont., d 01 yeara." Kcv, HOES, pastor James St- ilaptlsl church. tUiinltuu. Ins mvkid a call lo a Chicago church. ilcAskill Ferguson ly shot aud foully elder brother ut Glice Uay, X.S. SIA1E OF FROXT si TivneRarJ will Li general follow tho Hue- of Ul IE Ctrl to Krjsnft.'ilau. Itail- ITU Meihl-clttlH-l, Sehilfc, 1'ii'sljBny uirl 10 Tiowskyase. Till: bo tUcJ I'vtall by a ftiel COLU luL'.-bn act (rti I iii, to couJUlous ar.u i.iih a rcKartl lo '.hi: J-t- c( ;ho ShouM tli- iiilau- republic >vt linvu IronUers whh another ot the ct Ihc alliance spe- Mrs. John I chl agreements will be made Ilit-rccn 3. Tho evacuation ot occu. ,led by 'ils'pled territories will begin linmcdlalrl> "after iho signing ot the present ircilv The manner of currying uut the ovaoi ot IVierboro'., atlon and transfer of the evacuation o Datei ol eipio- ot eubscr ptlons rpar dally on address labeL Accept- aoce of papers LLlc: elplritioi oate U pur. authority to centlmio ihe suo- Ecriptlon. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR. The state of war between Kussia and tho Central Powers has been declared to have ceased lo ellst. as a result of negotiations at Urest-Llllvsk. A definite peace treaty has not been Systematic food conservation Wasll reduce tie cost c! living. Tike wheat, as an Instance. Canadians consumed i slreeti junu V-ILUVLL.IJ. i" i took 111 suddenly aficr silling down inline Ion-Hones will be detowilucd bj the plenipotentiaries of tho Interested church. I "while being carried oai. That a while parties. "Article J. Tho diplomatic and con slave -sular relations between the conlractln "JO 000 000 bushels o: whoit In 1917. Tlie official counl in the Albcrul. at an approximate cost ,1 Con- Canadians, following Ihe V.E. plan ot iCrw using one-third. IfJs. the (luintliy alive, the seal by 13 majority. 1IIBL W I II traffic crisis In Windsor. Oat., was de- parlies will be entered upon imiucdl clcrcd by Mrs. A. vice-presi- dent of the W.C.T.l'. lluu sabmarlnes have sunk fitly- i Thomas Evens, a farmer ot for some FOR CANADA KKOST 1'iui) i AUSTRALIAN RAID Ixindon, Feb. success- v fill raid was carried oil! last night by Australian Iroop.i v acalnsl Herman positions v southeast of says v today'a official report, "lu v dlllou lo other casualties In- v flklPd -JPOS the enemy it. v jonors were caulurcd. y ...------lo tbo fullest client lu carry- .-QU Saturday a Uelglau in- as out Ihe plans ot-the successfully attacked a v joverument. A nuiubcr of posi In Iho Merckem will bo considered on Friday aud a ..7, decision likely reached as Ihu ,es ou which lu proceed. Only Baglrmlng Tho announcement lhat Ihc position. ol food controller has been ubollshcd t i A Canada Koo-.l Hoard established! but Ihc preliminary adoption o( Uainlnkin-wl'Jo measures calling for ho grcalcst possible oxer lion on Ihu of llio Dominion and provincial Tho rcmovnl of Uio dut- IPJ on traction engines probably means Ihc utilization ot tractors In IluallLV yval sector, killing luo garrison and caplurlus u macblno J iiumbera lo break additional nrcas of Inud In AYcslcru Canada and perhaps lu Ihe cast also. The desirability of largely Increasing luo size of Cunad- tuu cattle herds Is Indicated in the removal of Ibe fluty on catlle- wheat in ms. won.d be saving j ISas .u ..._'' Mary's dleJ, Ov> alely after tbo ratification of tbe treaty. The widest posslblD tauce of tho respective parlies to con suls Is to be reserved for i special agreement. Sheep Breeding Industry AI BELLEVUE ehi Hied prices aiiproilruatcly Canaillans using corn, rye til other cereals, to save one-third ihe quantity ol wheat used in 1917, would pay for iubslilutes ears. Tbe funeral services for ilie Senator Hugbos at X.I Ins passed applications tor were aitcuded bv live Uiousand ilic c.ilcnt ot million and No Indemnities.- "Article o. The contracting iiarllea will renounce tlio roltn- The farm loans board i bursamcpl o[ llielr war tliat Is to to say the stale expcndlturo for car- as is the case with the Ukrain- ians, bul complete demobilization ot Russian armr is under way. Ths neusral opinion appears lo pre- tail the. big offensive on the west- tn front will commence very shortly. NO USE FOR THE SWALLOW TAIL SENATORS The Red Deer Advocate has no use for the ienate and at the same time it iaa't In sympathy with tie critics of Mr. Banner's appointment to tbe sen- tte. Usays: The Advocate fails to see Ir. Harmer ironlei not object to be called one of "the Mr. Manner's is a coulitent liberal appointment. If faithful Dirty service wa- lo be re- and when there vfas an even bremk in the. old party selection in Al- tartm. -Mr. Harmer has the ability to do' good work for the In tho Senate." As the Advocate is fearless and in- dependent and a supporter of Union government vfe have respect for views even if we do not agree wlili .them. VUULU yaj twi This would mpan a net sav-1 people. ing to consumers of Al cliarloucloivu, I'.EJ., Mrs. A. I'- Now as to miai. Cansdlsns In i Macdonald. wile of llic lieutenant- 1917 approiimately WO.CiMJ.OOO pounds of beer. port. Iamb, mutton, tic.T cost, ing approximately Cana- dlane, lollowlns' the U.S. plau to save half Ihe meat used iu 1317. would save during ]91S Canadians would hnre lo substitute for Ihe mea1. sated of [ish al a :ost of approilmately Tbls would mean a net saving to consum- ers of governor of the province, died sudden- Sentences of from four to seven years have been passed on U.S. sol- diers who mutilated their hands to prevent them bcins sent overseas. Cadet Russell Ilundle a St. Mory'j, Ont.. aviator, was killed at ForKvorUi. quarter dollars. Landowners in1 the upper penin- rying on the war. RS well as Indemni- fication [or damages, lha! Is lo say those damages sutfered by them and their subjects In tlic war. as throuEh inoy; An eipnnslon of tho Fhccp breeding Industry Is also regarded as essential nd plans to thai end -will DC consld- rcd when the Dominion ministers nd 'provincial premiers meet ou Frl- ay. Siibseciucul to the gathering a oniprchcnslvo announcemenl of gov- pulley lio forlhconilue. ho Canada food board will couBllluto Kuh-departLnent of the department f agriculture and. will he under tho crsonal control of Hon. T. A. Crerar. I will co-ordlnalo oil Iho problems ot! of Iho War Measures Acl. each onn sula of Michigan arc a {military measures. Including all re- mailer of a nfllllon acres ol "Erailng I ciulsllions niadc In tlie enemy's coun- lind lo western sheep men. trles- _ "Article G. Tlic respective prisoners tract ot IM.MU acres of coal land iu northveslcrn Montana has been lliroivn open.for eutry by Piesl- dent 'iVilson. Chnj. Lsaycilc, a pri'-iie at Camp Dovcns, Mass.. has been convicted Tcias. listing. to saving lal. Canadians used; built by ihe V.S. government in 1S17 butler lard, fal, etc., to the; rYance capable of sustaining direct communication between (jeneral and Wasbihgton. Falling M feel from nu embaiik- a MHUU ni. a drucrlst before jailed lor bavins jousht political inllucnce to. obtain a transfer. He will serve three months' hard. Acting as agents of the U.S. gov- Ji.-'M.OOO radio station is bcins In value ol Canadians, fol- lowing Ibe IJ.S. plan of saving two and a half times ibe fat cow wasted, would be savins lo 191S approiimatcly 000.000. By following Ihe plan outlined in the United Slates for the conserva- ernmeul, Co. will tlio Du build Pont Engineering smokeless powder plant on the Cumberland Klvcr, near Nashville, Tenu. ment at Ncvart, a SJ.C. locomotive The New Torh. Stock Bichange store window, demolish- bulletin announces Ihu admission ol nd a touring car which I a woman, Mrs. Clara L. II. Thomas, as partner in a firm trading change. landed in a ing Itself a jn ils lion of wheat all kinds of meat anil I At Ouelph the. frost has penelrateJ uuu vi ui-iii, _ _ _______ i ,.-ttoT-irn ini anil THE REMOVAL OF THE TRACTOR DUTY goes the duly on cal- lle coming Into Canada from the L'nlt- fals, tbe people of Canada would, on the basis of the'amounts of these commodities used in ibis country, save from to J The saving on wheat alone would be''about J30.000.000 making fine allowance for. substllutes., Ihe oujeci in the( United Slates being to sive about 'one-third the wheat now used. ed Slates. Filnay- >ff socs toe duty on small the ground to the v.-atermains anil Ihere are over 200 orders ahead to have tbem electrically thawed out Kith new ones constantly conilns In. j John C. Ketchcson, a former well- 1 known resident of Belleville, is dead at Leavenworth. Kansas. Deceased was a. prominent member of the, Masonic Order. "Meatless days'1 in tbe Etates are defined as follows: "Meatless" means without any cal7 farm Iractori. Truly the Weslcm Caaica farmer is cbhilne own, and he has the Union government lo Lbank for it.-'' Tte action o[ the govemmtnt in removing tbe duly on tractors Is neart- enlng. It Is a measure meet tbe. demand of Ihc fanura who need Email tractors lo iicreue prodncllon. Farmers have Deen tmed to Increase ihei> grain frowlns operations. They have ans- wered that' their efforts lo do Ed bave to 'ho tractor duly. is removed it re- mains for Uie farmers lo show their appreciation, by Increasing their acre- ;W'the limit The.Herald is disappointed that lie meainre did not go a step farther and remove the duty on all farm tractors. It Ii admitted that the order as It will do tbe greatest good to the greatest number In lhat It will bring the aachlne he needs closer to Uie small fanner, but there la no food reaaon wny all tractors might hare been fnclnded. Nor is there any good reason why 11 firm machinery should not be plac- ed on Ihe free list. The same argu- ments bold good as In the case of Ibe tractor. Canada Is not producing and cannot produce enough farm machlo ery to meet the Canadian demand. The tie, hog, or Eheep products. On other days rise mutton and lamfTln prefer- ence to beef or port- means without port, bacon, ham, lard or port products, fresh or pre- served. fish, poultry and eggs. Aa a nation we eat and waate nearly twice ai much as we need. By apply- ing tie principle of saying what is wasted In'canada In the way of meats taiing th'e.average waste as Uie same la the Unlled Slates the earing would he a jear, and there would bs more meal for the allies Tbe adTlce of the U- S. food ad ministration regarding fat is as fol lows: farmers need It lo Increase produc Hon.. Tbe cheaper thft rnore Ibey will avail themselves of IL Hence the duly should be removed. The new government however, Is making a start In the right direction. Common-sense and a mobile tariff pasecl thereon la 'what this country Let the government the needs of the country and acl accordingly. Fry leu; bake, broil, boll or slcn rood Instead.- 'Savo meet drippings nao these arid vegetable oils to cooking instead of butlor. llullei has food values vital lo children therefore give It lo them. Ijs only on tbe tsble. Waste no soap It Is maSe from fat. Be careful o ill fall. We use and waste two an a half llme-s as much fat as we need We can all play a part In winnln the war by, economizing In food an enabling our allies to remain in th straggle. If .Te are wasteful, and n lo sacrifice, we are doing ou besi 'li 1MB the war. Kven If wo d not rant to economize voluntarily we! may be forced to, If not by our go7- emraent, then by conditions that will eitsl throughput Ibe world and com- pel ui to. If for no other reason than Ibat food will not be available. Don't let us follow the principle of locking JMK o[ uer mucll home At Quebec, Juslice Dorlon In court said lhat II the military authorities made men-before the lime of their eiemptlon had elapsed he would-refuse lo sit. trles. "ArUcle G. of war will be pertulltcd to return home ai far as they desire-, ivlili lie approval of ihe slate concerned, to re- main in Us territories or proceed lo another country. The regulallnn of Ibe Questions connected herewith fol- low means of separate treaties pro- vlded'for It In article eight. Article Tdic contracting parlies undertake mutually ami wiihmil dclits ilo enter Into economic relations and organize aud cschilligc for goods on Ihe basis of Ihe following: (Section missing hcTC.) Article S. llcsluratlon of public ant private legal relations, tlic exchange o war prisoners and Inlerncd civilians Lho question of amnesty and the lion of tbe Ircatmenl ot nicrcliniitmc In enemy bands which regulated i: separate treaties with tbe Dkralnla republic, to form an essential part o Ihe prcscut peace treaty, whlclr so fa as prccticablc, will take ellccl slmnl taneonsly therewith. "Article The agreements made ibts peace treaty tbrni nn IndivisablA whole. 'Article. 10. For Ihc Interpretation wishes of tho Tvcjt. By a series of orders In council under Ihe authority ood production and food conscrva Ion anil remove the possibility of frlc- baseil upon a recommendation of Arthur Sltlon, minister of customs Ion which would exist had tho con-! the govcrnmenl has mel the ilcalrcs rol of food remained under a separate irganlzatloii. 1'ho last fortnight nt the capital lias vltnecsed the establishment of three now departments to deal with war i.nd aflcr-lhc-ivar iclllonient board, tho war trade boarll ind the Canada food board. There are still many mailers of pre'sBlug Iraporl- ance (o bo dealt wllli before the opcn- ig of parliament. Meeting of House In view of Iho circumstance that tho result of the elections aa finally settled by tho soldiers' vole of Ibe people ot Iho west In Ihrce Im portatit respects. The right of tlio settler to bring with him vehicles tilltl implements- moved by. mechanical power Is granted: tlio duty on ca'.llo Is suspended; anil traders, iip lo the value of SHOO admitted free of duly. In each case there Ili a llmu llmil one year In the mailer of tract- ors and cattle, and for tho period of Ibe war with respect lo selllnrt' cf) fecta; but In fact thcso remissions nf duty arc Intended to be, and will be. permanent. The wording of (lie orders In ronn- lluilu) Guillen u> Lilt: aululL-ia i will not bo hnowil for some llmo yet. cil provides for a refund ot Iho duly, and thai parliament cannot lie in practice It never will be col- unlil llio members nrc gazetted. It Isilccled. In effccl Ihcro Is lo bo. In suggested that Ihe' Dominion 1 these Important respccU, a mcnsuru The nioomlielil jpacking compaay has this season shipped cases ol canned corn, tomatoes to Krance for Ibe usa V.JI.C.A. and British expeditionary forces. __ ___Frank J. Gadsoe. who went to Ihe DucWngnaraVhire. j Stales with the French Purchasing eth Xunn, believed to'b. tlie oldest Mission as an Inlerpretcr. Is found slrtent in Western Ontario, died at to havo made over sis mil Ion -.dol- er home iu Stanley Pierce, manager of llic Can- dlan Canners Co.' at Wellington for IB past ten years, is dead, aged 13. The price lo be paid sugar best growers of Chalham district for heels bis year will be .a minimum of JU per on. Contracts for ten concrete hips has been let by tbe U.S. snip- ing board to the Ferrar Concrete Shipbuilding Corporation, of Ile- londo Beach, Cal., the first to be [eliTsrsd sli months and the lalance In a year. The supreme court o[ Drlllsh Colum bia bas been naked lo sanction Hie riage of a girl under legal age with a" Chinaman. Tbe petition Is made m behalf of Ihe girl, who Is IS year: old. 'The Chinaman, aged 31, Is i clerk in a Victoria Chinese store. Tin girl's mother lives In Seatlle. Tin. petition rtfcilea that Uie girl ind the Chinaman 'have been living tpgethe as Husband and wife since March, 1917 except for a short lime, dnrlrlg which Ihe girl visiled her mother. It i slated thai the couple have been an xlous lo marry all this time, but tha Ihe girPs motber refuses her permls slon. lars in. commissions on. aulos to the French govc-rnnient. sold car Anderson, .of Earnla, Iroin burn- ing lo death ivhen an oil lamp ei- Icvjec, at midnigbl on Salurday, re- ulled in the death of Mrs. FracV icGce, of Port Huron. One of the' mosl highly respected. Itjiens of Stanley lownshlp, Mr. Geo. I Baird, died in his 77lh year. Although a prosperous farmer, he" .was best cnovrn as "The having been he school teacher of the Stanley BCbool for years. He was. a staunch Presbyterian, and conducted l Sunday school in his school-liouse !or more than M years. I of Monlreal says Ibe failure of tlic French >Mberala to have a representative In Ihc Uordon gov- ernment was "a monstrous and expresses llic belief that If there had been such a reprcsentallrc the government would not have decided on prohibition in Ihe matter of wines Jrom France, which pro- fesses to regard as almost a hostile act towards France and'llkely to lend to serious consequences In the com- mercial relations hctveen tbal coun- try and.Canada alter the war. of this Ircaty the tjcrmau and Ukrain- Inn lexts src. authorized in regard to relations between Germany and the Ukraine; tbe German, Hungarian and Ukraine le'its for relations between Austria-Hungary and Ukraine; Ihe Bulgarian anj Ukraine .lexis for rc- Iatloii5 between Bulgaria and Ukraine: Iho Turkish and Ukraine for re- lations between Turkey and Ukraine." The concluding part of the treaty provides: "'Tbe present peace treaty will be. ratified. Ratified-documents shall be exchanged as soon a possible. So far as there are no provisions to the con- trary the peace Ircaly shall come Into fores.on ratification." The 'supplementary- treaties pro- vided for In Article S also were signed. They cover the following points: Restoration of consular relations. Restoration of state treaties. Restoration of civil law. Indcmnlficallon for civil damages caused by laws of war or by acts.con- to IntcTnatiGnal law. Exchange of war prisoners and In- terned civilians. Care of burial grounds of Ihosc fal- len In enemy territory. Provision for the rclurn lo Ibclr homes of persons affected by Iho liouse may not meet imtll Rftcr Easter Friday, which falls this year on March The most serious obstacle In the way of (lila plan arises from tnc feet lhat Ihc year closes on March 31, when nioal of the departments will be out ot funds. The Wishes of the Weal .Winnipeg, Feb. Ftco.i'rcas cvening'-bulletln prints today Ihe fol- lowing special dispatch from Ottawa: "Three decisions reached by Ihu government durink tne week, which already have been effect lo are significant as to tho considera- tion which Is now being B.ven-cto__lho of free trade." WANT FOOTBALLS. 1'aris. Feb. French govcru- me'ul bas ordered one million foot- balls for the army to be delivered wltblu seven months. MAKE YOUR SUMMER DRESS NOW. BUT FIRST SEE THE WASH GOOD3 AT i "THE BAY." treaty. Treatment of merchant vessel.1; In enemy hands. Tha despatch says Ilia the leil ol the supplementary agree menla must be withheld for ihe prc sent lo avoid overcrowding the lelc ;raph wires the door after Ihc horse has escaped Tn ten months Coalhuret raised J3BQ5far tbe Red Cross. Can you beat BREAKS OUT IN ILS. Once the duly Is oil, It Is Hkcly to slay off- It won'l end with twelve months. FOOD CONSERVATION AN AMOLUTE NECESSITY 'i Recent Tlsilors retumlnjTrom Ibe Stales, do not hesitate to say fiial Clnlda Is not conserrlnc food like ike yeople terms the border. We be- 'tint Canada Is (ailing behind Ihe tlttted Stain Indntt.rnpecL Very Mir people are miklnj any fnolse wc'dflce, inrt avail from kbtels md reslanranU, and nol all ol iW br aiy.neailf, little heed U like ly oaM to toe reralaltom. food sHoatkm la the world I A world famlse' Ii nearer oar people bellcre. If ire wl! mrect Uie food rejalatloua rol We wo.uid like to see the traclors puli Ihe duly off the real o( agricul- tural ItnplemenU. Jay to a man in olwe drab whom she iad met tor the liral lime al a dance he previous Halnnliy. "And 1. had lirco other Eoldlcr proposals in two stie ndilcil In native compla Why did you specially selccl Iblj man nut of Iht varied Pekln, feh. (Ily the Associate Press) President Kong Kwo Chan In a remarkable manifesto, bitterly re Hats olf lo Coalhurst. Its record n Red Cross can't be beaten, we believe, In a place of similar size. It will do beller In Ihc coming year, loo. Tho Calzary Herald thinks lhat all Ihe Lleulcnant-CoTernor ihoul'J say when ne como lo open Iho lejlslalurc Is be seated." Bui wliy should McKlnney and Miss Mc- Adatu be allowetl to leri'l it cystomary lo always Ihe seals 'o the ladles. The Herald Is wanting In respect to our feminine M.IM'.Y Every Soldier Wants to Leave a'Bride Behind When He Starts For France Washington. The military an mlghly marries. Matrimony Ihci middle name. When .lohDiry gets hi gun on a run. (or Ihe Hun, he gel his marriage license loo, likely as no- and Ihe rest la up lo Uncle aam. It's none o( Johnr.y's lot) If a widow more or loss Is left for'tho nlate to look after for fifty years or BO. Sus- ceptlblllly seems to go alang wlln soldiering. Mot Ihal.llO a monlh )s a princely Income for .yourself and bride lo aupporl her "In Ihe "lylo to which she Is a'ccuslomed." Hut tan keep itn working at her steno- grophy Job ct handiome wnges. Anrl (here aro thousindJ 61 her; doing this In Washington. The girls In Ihcse iiaye are mighty ______ "Well, I llKtd lilm rather Ihc besi, proachcs himself for. the country's and Ihc sweater I knitting liap- llilcal Iroliblcn, Ilo declares ho Is lo pened to fll him Just exactly." weak for the Imrden Imposed upon hi The bride on at. her 1160 aland forecasts his retirement from tl monlh lob and .it her boarding houji) hall bedroom, and tlic. bridegroom cornea In occasionally from camp to calf. There nrc no future plans. There's a man man ot enlisted men presidency ae soon as order U restore "Al the time of the uprising In Iluna Isst says the "I cabinet advocated a militant pollc Though 1 gave my approvaT, I alway have considered Ihe difficulty of Iho To Merchants. Dealers, Others IMPORTANT AUCTION SALE OF THE BALANCE OF Hayr Hardware Co.'s Stock nesday, Feb. 20 lo the a'lur. Mara and Cupid situation and Inclined lo Hymen arc an invincible tribe en- tente. KngngGiiionls are too short and awcct Ihcac miclal days even Jo allow lime for announcements. You pop Ihc nucstlon and-yon beat It for the marriage with BCircelf 50 much an a- bicalh between, Thcjo nre Irresponsible days. The rnarrkige licence proteaior ot plungert In malrlmonlal risks. "I'm Coin' lo Marry 'Arry on Iho Klltli of here (he other day, snil thats what many vtar time "Arrlcta" are doing even though Ihcy had never heard ol Ihelr soldier "Arry" a day or two before the ceremony. A prelly war sorting aciiialntance of mine from a frontier elate casually WaehlnBlon, who Is ilatls llclan, stales ihH out of every one Ihoiuaml wnr lirltlc.v come lo him (or flrai aid, 'iwenly-flte "Mary." and lhal clKhly-elghl out ot thousand war bride- grooms arc ruinerl "John." Thero are twcnly-ont Jaineac's In one Ihou- sand licence setters. peace. I have not puliKtjIy dcclarci war and thh accounts for the prcsc-n troublo.'' The president analyzes the canso o his misery, placing tbe blame on Mans Tin, former Rovernnr of finnan, -wh descried, and others who failed lo d their duly. ______ GO TO KEIV. Amsterdam. Feb. llerll X.eltung says thai Ihree o llclal reprr.scnlatlvca ol Austrian Rgr cultural societies have gone to Kiev dlscuis economic niicsllons. COMMENCING AT 9.50'A.M. IN THE PREMISES nrrH ST. S., LETHBRIDGE FRANK WADD1NGTON favored with Inslrucllons to soil, t> IMpIng Uas3toJe3 and a Urge nssorlme.t of miscellaneous loods of general ulliltr'. The Fixhiret, inr-'ading Sifcnt Saksmcn, Counters, SheMng and Caih Regnter wiB be wU. CATALOOUIla READY ON TUESDAV, FEBRUARY 12TH AND MAY'BE HAtJ ON APPLICATION AT THE HAYR HARDWARE CO., OR FRANK WADDWGTON, Auctioneer announced to me her mnrrlSKO Thurs- "And what A certain merry little maiden was observed wearing n little of wlillo satin ribbon In Ihe "Sam llrown" style with dlsgonJl strap over Ih'j shoulder dccoraled wlih throe red atarfl. nnj Ilils fair "These Ihrec service tno fresh young thing retorted fllppnntly only mean Ihc Ihree service men I'm engaged to a a and a marine. I'll add a (durlh star lo llic collection If I'm over lo brine down an "Tut KIR P.EER Tut ItnmWMi Ca LTB. Ulalrinorc-. p'eb. falallly oc- curred al Ilellcvue mlne'ol ttie .West fl Cimndlan Collerlcs, UJ., ycstcr- I day nflcrnoon, In which Samuel Par- ker, one ot the most cmerlcnceJ mlu- cra ol HID district, lost Ills life. Samuel Parker, as us wo can came to his death IhroujU ii tall of cap-rocli. Ho was about 40 rears ol use, and Is uy a wlto And two clilldrcu, a uoy of about 15 and a girl ol about 13. rcSMlue at Maiilo I.eal, near IJcllevub. ;