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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY^ FEBRUARY 16, 1917 THE LETHBRIpGE DAILY HERALD PAGE NEW LAID straight from the Kaiicli. �v |K � ^-^ �j a; member of ithe (list Ba|tery Writes to friends .In the cjty a* fol- "W.a have Just 'reiturned'from iKark-hiUts camp, sltuajed' on Salisbury Plains, where wo journeyed for sjioot-[ilrigspractlce as there are some Sbrge raSfes for artillery'there. The 61st, 'as^'^ou knoW(^^,l8,thi junior battery in tlie-lBlh brigade arid we not only^suc-ceeded,in doing the best sh09tihg in tlie'; brigade, but Mat out tlie next best in the divlsioW by a small'jmar-gin.' The inspecting general also .complimented our O. C: on the discipline of the gun crews and said that the 61st gun crews were Uie best disciplined in the division,, so our offlcers are justly proud of the battery and Lethbridge has every reason to be proud alap. . We are dplne,,o}ir best to uphold the reputation held. by the other batteries that liave come from the homo town. Larkhill l_s not a verj' pleasant place to be at, the .mud is awful, but we were lucky, insofar as it was frozen most of the time we were there. Aeroplanes are nekrly as common as birds and it is a fine sight to see five or six of these machines overhead. We wore pleased to get back to Witley. .The trip served to bJjow us that there, are worse camps thaiij^ this, so we,are now mpre contented'with our lot;. , .^j,/- �>.� doz. No. 1 FARMERS' DAIRY S'40c Every Pound Gtiarailteedc Burns' Idea! The best egg prddiicer on the niarkct, KecoymniiMiH-cd by Govt, experts. Keeps your poultry in healthy condition. We can also supply any quantity of fresh groinul green bone. ' ^sk foi^i^haihriick BERNSTORFF AT READY FOR WAR Washingtbn, Feb. 15.-The United States :s in a po^itlpnto place ;in service, ill most cases! immediately, 284 ./ighting ships of various types, together 'with all the various units ncBjled iby a flrst-class navy, such as hospital, supply and, repair ships, colliers,, etc. I Of the; fighting torce there^are 11 I,iattloships. of the Jlrst line, including a few ot'the most powerful sea fighters afloati' 2?. battleships of the .pecond line,-Ijt) armored cruisers^ 24 cruisers, ill; monitors, 57 destroyers, 16". coast torpedo vessels, 20'torpedo iJoats, 75 sabmiwn^s, 30 gunboats .and others of various tvnes. . None ot these is .obsolete. All but tour^-the battleship's Indiana, ' Iowa, Massachusetts and Oregbh-have been built since 1900, and the oldest of the tour naiued, the Indiana, dates from five years earlier. Included among ships of the' first line are such dreadnoughts as the Pennsylvania, acclaim ed the most, powerful .battleship in the world, and the Oklahoma, NeVada, Texds and New York, almost as powerful.- �� � � � � There' are now Jjullding the Arizcma, sister ship of the Pennsylyania, and the NewvMexico, Mississippi,,; ifUaho, .^Tennessee^and Califoiinjfij, .all j.even :'mcfre powerful, and ' l^se,'jw|jl be jdwarfed ..,by the other ii^0ns]^r^J, the %on'struc'tion of whiSh iS'TOthoflied in the. naval program.for the next three years. ' ' As to personnel, there are 8156 offl-jxers aiicl '74,700-enlisted men author-izeM, a,Ith6ugh,,'fhis is not the actual present stretfgih. The navy at pros ent lacks sufficient men to m&n its imposing fleet completely.-- ' -BIG FIRE IN'st. KITTS Halifax, Itel). 16.-The Asso- > elated Press announces: Tho > stoamsliip Fredejtik Vlll. -on ? Avjhich' 'Count Von Bernstorff, ? fornier German ambassador, ? and German consular officials ? lyare returning 'home Was vifli splendid I'eaults." H. -W.� LMtPR,;;!-:' ' ThCreason ;]^inollBi'JSbr efficient.: in building up stfength.C.iiJif^ijve^^e^iiBid," feeble, old people. Is"bebauslfeHiftcoh-tains beef t^nd^vcod liver peiitones, iron and jhauga%ese peptonat^'s' and glycerophbsphatesjlthe most succe'ss-ful;tonic8 known. : ' .^i We wish dvery pprson in lieth-bridge who,^i8 suffering from a weakened, run down, devitalized condition would try Vlnol.on our guarantee to return their money if it fails to benefit.-J. D. Hlginbotham & Co., Ltd., Druggists, Lethbridge. Also at the best druggists in all Alberta towns.- Advbrtisemant. CURES SKli^ AFFEtittOiNS One package prov-ith Mr. and Mrs. MacLaren previous to the departure-of, the latter tor Res-ton,. Man., to' which point Mr. MacLaren. has been transferred, and^.'sec-pndly,' tp give, the ladles an opportunity of .expressing .. their apprecig,tIon ot thjS.- valuable services .rendered by Mrs. MacLaren iiv conection with, the Ladies' Aid. Tills latter duty fell to ]\frs. J. Russell, as president ot the organization, and in performing this task she at the. same time made.a presentation to Jlrs. MacLaren of a beautiful set of salad forks and a charming out i.gJass vase. ' Duringjhia stay.in Bow Island, now .nearly � fi-i-e year, yUr. ,MacLaren, has takeh; a deep ajid' active / inlere^-'in locaP affairs' and 'his -departure will be. .regretted in many, circles. At the session of the JIasb'nic lodge'on Tues-�day night his flep^Ure %as'made the .pqcasion by the^ bj-ethren' .ot~a- pleasing little ceremony, when, as a token of their esteem and- appreciation of his services in>Iodge mjattersV;they made him a-presetit of a haiiiSBomeltfevelling bag, acpompanied by.^'tljeir bieat wishes for his future welfare and happi-.neas; '-T'-'-'V- ' '^V-: �E.|A; Downingihag .fecently, established .himself' here i^sci builder ,ihd co'htieaptor with off'icSB'at'ihe CityJQftr-age. Signs are not wanting that his services here in Bow'Island-this >year Willi be greatly in'demand. .C!,eo.->Shenton, .who has a homestead nofih of. town, and .who quite recent-ijj was honorably dis9harged trpnf the army, has' been spendiiis' a. few days -^Ith Jeph. Ross. Mr. Shenton, 'it Will �be remembered, autfifered severe injuries while, .serving; with, the -, .Canadian forces at t.be front, and although now much improved, hl's medical advisers held out hut very little hope of his being .-p'ermainenfiy cured. In connection with 'his farm,' thSigs apparently hav'e i not'! goneVas'-.wiell -there as he could .wish.-.f D.uring hie absence in Fi'ance lils hbuse was destroyed in a storm and the debris scattered ovei-the prairie. This, however, is not the worst, feature. Some miscreant (one can hardly describe liim less) took advantage of Mr. Shenton's aifisenee tb trespass.jujpon his farm, pulled dowji his fence and decamped with both posts and wire. MAHAR6 PRESIDENI 1 Frank Man Suffers Strange Qe^ih in Garage from Gas From Engine especial tn the Ileiaia) FranH, Alta., I^'ob. 15.-A coroner's jntf Inquiring into the death of Chas. Pokprny found a verdict ot accidental death by asphyxiation due to exhaust gases from a gasoline locomo-tivb, whicli the deceased was attending.^ On January 29th Pokorny went to the locomotive Khed to heat up tlie building, in order lo get the machine started. He did so and as the niglit was very cold lie closed all the doors and windows. When his j)artner came to relieve him, )ic found Pokorny lying on tho floor, face downward and (luickly summoned help tailed to revive him. ^ Dr. II. A. McDonald, who arrived an hour later could only announce the man dead. This accident should be a warning to automobile owners not to let their engines run inside tlie' garage when doors' and window.s are closed. Gasoline engines, even when running perfectly will give off carbon monoxide in quantities ot from .-, to \ri per cent, and as low as 0.5 per cent, ot this gas in the atmosniiere will prove fatal. CAN RAISE RIGHT AI HOME Ottawa; Feb. 16.-There is-no truth in the report that the Dominion government will float a loan in New York this spring. The only issue which is in contemplation is the Canadian domestic war loan, the prospectus tor which will appea;r in the' press early in March. 'Proceeds of this issue, it is expected will carry the government along until about the end of July. It is said that the preliminary announcement of the third domestic issue has been well received, and tnat it already promises to be a success. The policy ot the minister ot finance Is to raise his loans from the Canadian people so that a considerable part of the war debt will be held by Canadian'people. It is pointedNiut that the laSt domestic loan was over subscribed by-ihiore than' one hundred million dbllars';-Since then there has been a- big'-itffirease ih'- national savings owing to the munitions business and - tlie hlj^h*^^ price's ;?obl'ained froni agricui'tural.:?aid 'other products. It is believed ttjat^ Canada's economic condltidtt'is such; tliat^she can readily raise the moiiey required ' for her wai; expenditure vtlthin her own borders. > ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? -> U. Sr RAILWAYS WILL CO-OPERATE IN' New York, Feb. 16.-Railroad.'* ot the (Tnited States through a special committee on "national dotcncc" or-gani-/ed here today at a meeting of the American railways associations executive committee, will co-operate with tlie government in the event of war. Telegrams are being sent to the heads of all United States railroads by W. 'W. Atterbury, president of Ihc association. ur.!?ing the untiuaii-fietl support of President Wilson's council ot national defence. BITiON IN B. C. BELIEVED BEATEN Vancouver, Feb.- 16.-The overseas vote on the provincial prohibition is about -one-third counted and according to advices from London is maintaining an average of about nine "wet" out of every ten. There are 8,750 overseas votes out of which the anti-prohibition interests . expect to beat the civilian majority of six thousand. The "drys," it is stated; have about given up hope that the measure' will pass, but the wet majority is likely to be not more than 200 or 300. In the event of defeat of the bill prohibition as a war measure will be asked. OEFICERS OF FAIRS OF ^ Moose .Taw, Feb. 15,-^J.':A. Mahar^ .avas' re-elected as president ot the [fS'a-skatchewan Grain Growers' assoc-iaition 'this attenibon, making it Mr.-Maharg's seventh term; as the executive" head of the sorganizationi When ;J. ..F!. Reid, was nominated vicie-presiiTent he precipitated a very serious debate by declining and denouncing the action of Hon. Georg? Langley yesterday, in bringing, the proposal to take over the trading activities of the association by the cor operative elevator company, before the convention. He declared that had.never been spoken to as a member of the executive and that he" considered it was a direct slight. Mr;, Maharg-ans^^'ered in Vigorous tonef,' ^nd in a very, few mlnuteb aV least dpzpn. of: the delegatea-^and -directors had taken part in the debate, and the executive pf the association was very strongly censured by some. ^ ~ Calgar.v, Feb; 15.-^The following officers ot the Alberta- Fairs association were elected yesterday. ' Honorary president-Hon. Duncan Marshall, Edmonton. ' Honoi;ary vice-president - H. A. Craig, Edmonton. President-E. L. Richardson, Calgary. \ Vice-president - J. T. Day, Red Deer. . . ] Directors-Captain H. J. Angell Evans, Lacombe; W. T^. West, Edmonton; J. J. Bell,v.Vermilion; V. B. Forester, Camrose; H. Mcintosh, Mac-leod; J. Cook, Cochrane; J. R. Watt, Claresholm. Secretary-treasurer-B. J. Freahi, Calgary.   v / , The Bulldogs Are Coming! LOOK HT HHILD'S TONGUE�CROSS, FEVERISH iiffl Take No Chance*! Move Polaons ^om Liver and Bowel at Once- Mothers can rest easy after giving "California Syrup of Figs," because ih a few hours all the clogged up -waste, -sour bile- and fermenting food gently moves out of the bowels and you have a well playful child again. Children sftnply'^vlll not take the tinie from play to empty their bowels, and they becoine,tightly.packed, liyer gets sluggish and stomach disordered. When cross, feverish, restless, see it tongue is coated, then.give this de-liciouis "fruit laxative." Children love it, arid it can not cause injury. No difference what ails your little one- it full Of cold, of a sore throat, diarrhoea, stomach ache, bad breath, remember, a gentle "inside, cleansing" should always be the first treatment given. Full directions fijf babies children of all ages and grown-ups are printed on each bottl.e._ ., , ::Bfe%are of' ppun'feffeif � fig "syrups. A'gk your druggist for,:*, ,6O%en0bottIe pi "Califprnia SyruH^ot Figs,"; then look-carefully: ai^ see that i^xis made by, the) "Cailf^jnift;^ffl|: SyrUpiiCbmp-aiiy." We make Jdiemaller 6i2e. Wand 8;yruj(^>-^Adyei(j Tonight-TomorroWv Daniel Frohman prei-ents the beautiful little dramatic star Louise Hulf in "DESTINY'S TOY" --- FORD-CANADIAN MONTHLY Showing, a real, Buffalo hunt in which 100 Indians take part, and other interesting events. "IN SOFT IN A STUDIO" Comedy " Special Comedies for Children Saturday What the Press Agents Say WHEEZY COITGII and ASTHMA Cured by VENO'S LIGHTNING COUGH CURI AT STARLAND The dramatic photoplay, "Destiny's Toy," which will be the l^aramount feature at Starland for the weekend,, relates a story ot such humaa and ten-j der qualities as to appeal to the sympathies of fin. A child saved in the wreck that has caused her mother's death, aod mourned as dead by her! father, leads a varied and thrilling life until she falls in with a band of thieves who compel her to join them. In the course ot her duties she breaks into the house of a young clergyman, who, touched by the girl's evident bettor nature assumes the responsibility of her reformation, to the scandaliza-tion of his parishioners. Following this the play is intensely exciting and interesting. A Ford-Caaadian Monthly, showing a real buffalo h.unt in which over 100 Indians take part, and other interesting Canadian events wiU be shown, and a screamingly funny Heinle and Louie comedy will complete the program. It is quite wonderful how VenoV Lightning Cough Cure overcdmefj', those wheezy coughs thaf are BOj troublesome. The reason U tbftfc. Veno's loosens the phlegm wbiohi causes the cough, and so the suffer* er gets relief at once. In Asthma alsbii Veno's is of the highest value. It gives tone and strength to the bron-> chial system, and helps nature to throw oft the complaint. As it contains no dope, it may be taken freely | during attacks. Prices 30 cents and] 60 ceiits from druggists and stores;! throughout Canada.-Advertisement. matic Incidents that combine in one ot the cleverest picture-stories ever illustrated on the scoen. -7^-. n AT THE ORPHEUM Episode No. 13, of "Peg of the Ring" will be shown at the Orpheum tonight. Episode number twelve l�t Peg and Dr. Lund on the little projection on the cliff, with JIarcus and his assistant hacking at the rope, by means of whicli they were about to climb up. As episode thirteen, "Tho Circus Act," opens, they are liually helped up by the circus people, who arrive in time to drive the villains away. Peg is still In her clown's make-up, so they return to the tent in order that she can dress-.- At the tent. Peg sees Marcus and his accomplice hide in a case, so she and the doctor and Flip arrange a false plan to put them on tho wrong �track. Jlarcus then goes to report what he has heard, to Mrs. Lund. The doctor comes home before they have left, so they hide in the next room. Wh^ he goes into his room they attack him, and after a violent struggle succeed in overpowering him. QUASH PROPOSAL Jloose .Taw, Sask., Feb. 18.-- An attempt to revive the proposal to ' amalgamate the trading department j of the Saskatchewan G. G. A. and the ; co-operative elevator company with the United Grain Growers, Limited, .at this morning's session j?f the grain I growers' convention was quashed and j the convention plainly demonstrated its desire to drop the question for this year by a show of hands. From the field ot ten nominees the following were elected to the directorate this morning: John Evans, Saska* toon; Thos. Sales, Langham; Mrs. McNaughton, of Piche, president o� the woman's section; J. B. Mussel-man. Regina and H. B. Fleming, of Tate. The names ot Geo. Langley; who refused the nomination last night, and Dr. C. E. Flatt, of Tantal-lon, disappeared from the directorate. The Bulldogs Are Coming! ' AT THE EMPRESS Violet Mersereau will be the at traction at the Empress tonight, pre-,', senting "The Honor of Mary Blake," a Bluebird photoplay written by John C. Brownell and directed by Edwin Stevens. Tina Marshall, James O'-r Neill, Caroline Harris and Sidney Mason will be prominent in Miss M^r-sereau's support and a production! fully meeting the Bluebird standard] ot excellence in photography and' screen equipment is assured. Most of the action takes place out-of-doors and to find the proper settings Mr.  Stevens took his company to the  Catskill Mountains, an all night's run from New York, where .among the beauties of this famous locality some of the prettiest vistas and sylvan scenes imaginable were appropriated as backgrounds for the gripping dra- YOU CAN DOBETTER- /r/HENNESEYA WILSON DRYGQtiDS. MENS WEAR. BOOTS & SHOES NORTH LETHBRIDGE. CARS TO THE DOOR . A CAR OF GOOP Young Mares Prom 3 to 7 years old for sale. All broken. At the Old Rogers'Barn LETHBRIDGE Half a Block from Bonnell's Livery Barn Ask for W. J. Dodds � "THE CIRCUS ACT," the title of the Thirteenth Episode, details the original and daring stunt in which Peg is again captured by the thugs and is rescued with the greatest difficulty. Scenario by Grace Cunard. Directed by Franci^ Ford. ALSO OTHER GOOD PICTURES. BLUEWRP PnOTO-Pl'AYS The Honor of Mary Blake An appeal to Charity of the Heart and Mind. Returning' dainty Violet Mersereau to her legion of admirers. Illustrating in : photography incidents in the life of an actress, actress, A story of hypocrisy, : exposing certain classes of churchmen who fall In their duty toward creature: in distress. P. LUND & SONS Wholesale and Retail Dealan in LUMBER AND ALL KINDS OF BUILDERS SUPPLIES , If you are going to VuUd, write us. Our agent win call upon yoii witlTplans, prices, etc. We have the largest mill coimectioiis in British Colimibia.' ' '�� Distributing Yards: i Ms^leod, Coaldale and Medicine Hat Headquarters at the LETHBRIDGE LUMBER YARDS Cor. 3rd Ave. and 17th St. Phone 516 Lethbridge, Alta. P. O. Box 189 BRAbSTREET'S REPORT FOR 1915 shows that out of 100 failures ill business, 92 firms, (or 92 per cent.) had. not advertised and 8 firms ,(or'8 per rent), had advertiBed spasmodically, incorrectly, or too sparingly. INHERE TO GO FOR Roofing, Tinsmithiiigy Furnaces^ Gas and Steam Fitting, Plumbing HICK-SEHL HARDWARE ^0*^ PHONE 762 89 84 ;