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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'mm stx � ;HE LBTflBniDGE ^ILY HGHAtO. H REED ON HIS iY TO NEW YORK 'But His Appoinlmcnt as Bol-sheviki Agent Has Been Withdrawn L Stooltholm,-Feb. IS.-John need, the : irriter, who is under iudictmont tn Uic Vuited States (or .illegcd seditious activity, has arrived hero from Potro- srad on Ills way to New York to take up tho post of consul general In that city under a BdlsUovlkl committee. Reed told the Associated Press the following story of how he came to be appointed: "Desiring to take a quantity of notes and other written matter to America Without Interference hy the censor-Bhlp, Reed visited Foreign Minister Irotzky and asked to be appointed n Bolshevikl courier. Trolzky told him the goTernment would do better than that and would make him tionsul In Ne\V York. "Trotzky is said to have told Reed that If any attempt were made by the American authorities to prosecute him under the pending indictment, the Bol-hevikl would retaliate on Ambassadoi Francis. Reed's mission is considered, therefore. In the nature of a tost to see whether the United States dares defy Trotzky." Says Appointment Withdrawn 'London, Feb. 18.-A belated despatch received here from Petrogrnd �ays John Reed left Petrograd for the United States as a private citizen, his appointment as consul of the Bolshe-Tlkl at New York having been withdrawn. Confirmt Withdrawal-," �Washington, Feb. 18.-Foreign Minister Trotzky of the Bolshevik! government Of Russia, has withdrawn the appointment of John Reed as Russian . consul general at New York, Anibassa--'dor Francis at Petrograd notified the tato department today. � ' . 9- � NeW�PRINT COSTS ? �-- - � ]�> AVashlnglon, Fob. 18.-Under * )* conditions less favorable than >  In the United States, Newfound- ? land tnanufacturers nre able to > > produce newsprint paper at a * cost running from $-13 to |45 a * * ton. William Scott, manager of ? ? Lord iS'orthcHtfe's Newfound- These estimates range from ?10 > * to $15 ft ton helow tho produc- > > tlon costs claimed by American > ? manufacturers. �> � . ? Proclamation Issiled By Polish Council Really Amounts ToTftIs Three Hundred Drowned in Zululand--Huge Rainfall Recorded ,rJ. BIBLE STUDENTS' MEETING BLOCKED Guolph, Ont.. Feb. IS.-iMembers o� the International Bible.Students' As- Boclatlon who reside here are up In �rme over the action taken by the mayor In issuing orders to prevent a imblic meeting under their auspices being held in the Regent Theatre Sunday afternoon. The association had advertised that V. 1. Hard, of Vancouver, would address a. meeting in this theatre on the subject, "Is this the end at the world, and the fall of Bab:(lon?" The ministers of the city protested. The meeting was not held. JAP AMBASSADOR Washington, Feb. IS.-Kikujiiao . tslill has' been' appointed an ambassador for Japan to the United States, and will! soon' reach Washington. lie suq-ceeds Admiral Sato", who takes a place on the onassigned role of diplomatic representatives in Toklo. . WINNIPEG FIRE : Winnipeg, Feb. 18. - Fire whfch Started just after midnight in the store and otfipe building at Main and Banna-tTne streets here today caused damage (estimated at ^55,000. The buUdlng was tnot seriously damaged and there were , BO casualties. Mi in the dit^ (Tburcbee i, Baptlet-Wednesoay e^eolng 8.00^ Prayer meeting In the church. Thtirs-dar 7.00-The 'teen age boys and girls Study class meet in the church. 8.00- Caiolp practice. , ; St, Mary'a-Tuesday 8.30-Teachers' taeeUhg. Wednesday 4.15-j.' AV. A. 8.00-^EvenaoDK and address. Thursday i 7,00 and 10.30-Holy Communion. 8.00 --O.A. Friday 8.00-Intercession ser-Tlce. ,8.30-Choir practice. Saturday >7J5-Boys' club.^ Next Jlonday \V. A. t.3 o'clock. Vestry meeting at 8.30. V St. Cyprian's-Tuesday evening - Senior boys'- club, Wednesday evening S.OO-Intercession se^^lce. Choir practice at the close of the service. Tburs-di^y-'Women's meeting at the Red Cross rooms. Friday 7.80-Junior boys' clnb. Saturday 2.30-Junior Auxiliary. .^United- Monday evening 8.00 - Christian Endeavor in the church. Tuesday, evening 7.00-The Mission Qtrcla in the church. Wednesday evei^-Ing-Union prayer service In the Christian church.  Knox-Tuesday evening 7.30-C.S.B. T; .boys' meeting in the school room. Wednesday evening 8.00-Union prayer meeting to be held in the Christian Church. Thursday evening 8.00-Teach-ora* training class meet in the vestry. Friday evening 7.30-The boys' Bible class are balding an entertainment in the BChooi room. Choir practice at 8, r'*t.P.8,-Tuesday 2.30-Meeting at the home of Mrs. Ostlund, 1262 4th Ave. south, ^'Genealogy and Literature." 'ilfChrJatlan/church United prayer imeetlnK-Wednesday evening. Choir , pracme at church.Thursday evening, lijiinjor'choir .practice Saturday after-ilioon': at 4 o'clock, .Wfley - Monday-Tho boys' and v: i'.(lrl8^^tDeetlng at 7 Instead of 7.30. 8.1 !i ^^.i-i'Dr;'Salem Blind will lecture under �'thsjlVBplcego! Wesley I^'aternl^ , Ject,, "Canada at the CroBs-roads." V!r|,*^e$()^]fi'2 p.Ofi.^-We^ley ladles at the Bed Qrdie rooms. 8.1S-3rd seaslon of Hi(b^ Mock'Parliament The public Is �v.Tfi6rdl�Uyi Invited; (Wednesday, 8 p.m. ' '�^urchh-Thursday, 8 p,n>^~phoir prac; iauitl�'t-^Tue�d^y,/?,^Q:-^Box8' Johannesburg, Transvaal. Feb. IS.-r-Tho railway department has been no-titled that at Maiude, near Somkelo, Zululand, three hundred persons were drowneid �s a result of tho flood. Twenty perkons takiuE refuge on the roof of a hotel were washed away. Others who had climhed to the top of a mill also perished. '� Terrific .rains have fallen in the TranaVaal, in Natal, and in Mozam-. blque;J Nine inches if rain fell in a part At Johannesburg last night and there are more than fifty million tons of water in the municipal area. Two small mining dams have burst but the damage to mining property has been slight. .The rains caused a fall of rock on a native train, killing 14 persons. Six inches of rain fell In two hours in Natal, nine inches at Lour-ence, in -Mozambique,. 16 Inches in 24 hours at Akonians and ten inches in eight hours at Plnetown. London, Feb. IS. - ';NothIu6 less tlisn a declaration of war upon Germany and Austrld," the nations, which released Poland from tho yoke of Czar-dom, is the way Ihe Berlin An�elgcr characterized a recently published proclamation by the Polish government council which like tho Polish ministry was recently reported to have resigned, according to an Exchange Tole-grsph despatch from Copenhagen. Tho proclamation which called out this comment declared that tho central powers after having warranted jtho independence of Poland ,and promised the Polish state its iriendship, help and-co-operation, nevertheless refused Poland representation at the Ureat-Llt-ovsk conference and brought about peace with the Ukraine by handing over a province complotely.PoUsh without consulting Poland regarding It. Tho council protests earnestly against this partition, it requests the pbople to maintain unUy and to give the council Its support in Its position. The summary of tho proclamntlon thus given was telftrnphed to the LoU-al Anzelger from Warsaw. ATTEMPT TO ENFORCE SUNDAV ACT FAILS Victoria,.B.C., m. 17.-The attempt to enforce the Ijord'e Day Act in Victoria has come to an end, expiring owing to differences nt opinion rogardlnB rosponslbillty between tho police com-n)l8!>iuners and tho nttornoy-geuorHl. Tho former have written im official loiter to Hon. Jlr. Farrls thanking him for his courtesy In his dealings with tliem, but making no further, suggestions regarding prosecutiens. The police announce they have been insintct-ed to take no nnhibs today. Those places of business which have hoon closed for tho last two Sundays weiM able to re-open for business without Interference. N ALIEN COUNTRIES New York, Pefc, 18.-~A campaian of American propaganda in foreign countrlea, including Germany and neutral countries, will be begun soon. It became known here today by Arthur Woods, who was police . commissioner of' this city during' the administration of Mayor IVIitch-ell. While Mr. Woods declined to disclose the task confronting him, ' it was learned he planned to go to Washington within a day or two to confer with government officials. .tiONDAY. FEBRUARY W. tM* OSTOFDEFAULTEHS N SOUTH ALBERTA In a list oC tlio detaullors lit Military Oidirict No. 13 under the M. S. act, whloli was handed to the press In Calgttty. Saturday tho follov^'ing hamos of Southern Atbertans appear: F. 3, Apple, Stavely; R. K. Burroughs, Vulcan; T. ChlBo, Coalhursl; H. 0. Cassol-iinan, Russell Sltuc, LethbrldKo; II. Cairney, care of IjOthlii-ldge Hotel, Lethbrldgc; C. H. Croucli, Lomond; F. Cu/rle'r, Tabor; Candldi OlrardI, Diamond City; O. Harmon, Foremost; .7. Kennedy, Tnber; M. E. Kostor, Ldth-bridge; .0. Lemay, Lethbrldge; J. D. I.>yons, Taber; G. G. McMillan, Coleman; V. O. Robs. Lothbrldge; j. H. Rikley, Grassy Lake; W. Robert, Ray-mondi'.W. R. Smith, Barons, E E Washington,,, Feb. 18.-Establishment dt a national labor program which Was begun with the re-organlza-tlon'of tlie department of labor, progressed another important step yesterday with the/announcement of the persohhel of' the joint conference of employers and union leaders who will lay down a basis of relations between capital and labor during the war. The first session of the conference will be held in the office of Secretary Wilson, February 25. The five members chosen'to represent each side of tiio national industrial conference board and the American Federation of Labor. will. clipose two other representatives of > the public, making twelve conferees to, share In the deliberations which will cover all phases of the situation. � Prevention of disturhancee rather -than the cure of them will be the central doctrine of the government's future policy. Ottawa, Feb. 18.-It is officially an nounced, through tlie chief press censor's office that the following troops have arrived safely in England: , The first central Ontario regiment; second central Ontario regiment; first ! Quebec regiment. Drafts: Field ar-' tlUery from Halifax, Kingston. Toronto, Hamilton; siege artillery from St. John, N. B.; Cobourg heavy battery; Infantry fronj J^ora Scotia, Winnipeg, London and Montreal; cavalry. Lord Strathcona's and Fort Garry Horse; Royal Canadian dragoon; engineers, St. John's, Que,; railway construction troops from Hamilton and Halifax; inland motor transport; army medical corps, Halifax; royal flying corps, officers; VA.D. detail, Toronto; Canadian recruits from United States; imperial recruits;, naval recruits; Newfoundland troops; United States troops; details; total, 246 officers and 7,481 other ranks. OF KNIGHTS COLUMBUS Rev. Father Fltzpatrlcb of Medicine Hat, State Lecturer for the Knights of Columbus in this province. Is coming to Lethb^Rtse this .week iind will address a public sa(l>^''i�B iti the So^ns of England hall on Wednesday evening the 30th Inst, at 8 p.m. Rev. Father Pltspatrlclc has done extensive lecturing in the ea^t and enjoys the reputa-Uop of being an orator of a high calibre; The public is cordially invited to avail itself of this opportunity to hear this lecture next Wednesday evening. The subject of his dlscourse'wlll be "Liberalism in Religion." Rev. Father Fitzpatrick will also address the local,council of the Knights of Columbus on Tuesday - evening at their regular social meeting in tho council hall near the C.P.R. depot. All brother knightis are requested to be present. FIERCE FIRE RAGES ' IN HALIFAX BLOCK Halifax, .Feb. 18.-The fiercest fire which has raged in Halifax for some time occurred'yesterday morning on upper Water, street where the building* occupied by the Martin Senour PulQt Company and all the stock were completely destroyed with a loss of about $70,000. The stocks valued at J60,000, made up the bulk of the loss, the remainder being damage to tiie bulldog, whtch was owned by the Furness-Wiithy Company. NATAL ^FLOODS DO GREAT DAMAGE iULO-BE FLIERS MUST ENLIST REGULAR WAY Montreal, Feb. 18.-Major-General E. W. Wilson has received word from Ottawa that an order has been Issued by the mliitsry authorities there that in future all men who wish ^ to Join the Royal Flying Corps must do so through the regular military channels, first joining one or the other of the depot battalions now being organized here under the Military Service Act. They! can from these be transferred to the R. P. C. for training. HURLS DEFIANCE AT -v. PREMIER OF QUEBEG Amsterdam, Feb. 18.- The  > independent Socialist organ,  ? the Leipzig Volks^ Zeitung, a  ; copy of which has been recelv- � ??>:�* -s- * -s- o aB4 Ce. city AND FARIIf MORTOAQES The H. Macbeth Agency BOULTON'S AUTO LIVERY ESTABLISHED SIX YEARS  , � We know our way around the country as well as you know the way from your office to your home. Try us, PHONE 1206 PULLEY'S AUTO UVERY Phone 1540 Montreal, Feb. 18.-Mayor Martin, St the opening meeting of his campaign for a third term for the rat^yor-alty of Montreal, at the Maissopheuve Market Hall, Saturday, night, hurled defiance at Pifemler Gouin,. of Quebed, and threatencD to run in . Malsaon-ncuve in the next provincial election .-igelnst the Hen. J. Docalrio. provincial treasurer. Mayor Martin said Premier Gouin was worse than a Ger-mon in using his brute majority in tho legislature to over-vde the rights of tho electors in Montreal and appoint a commission to govern this cit.v. 1,000 Teachers Wanted Tractor Repairs We specialize in reboring gaa tractor cylinders, and fitting oversize pistons and rings. We have In stock at present oversize pistons for all popular makes of gaa tractors. Ford Engines Rebored NIVEN BROS. 216 1st Ave. S. Phone 1732 t WE WANT FURS Muskr^ts & Coyotes Open to pay fancy prices. LETHBRIDGE HIDE, PELT a FUR CO. Rear C.P.R. , Telegraph Offices References: Standard Bank Office Phone 799 Residence Phqne 326 ' Durban, Natal, Sunday, Feb. 17,- Sixty-three Europeans are pilsslng aiid a great number of Indians and natives probably have been lost in consequence of a flood in the Umvolosl Sugar district of Suzuland. A terrific storm flooded the Umvoloal river, the water coming down like a 'wall, submerging a ylliage in the sugar area In the valley. _^ CIVIL cdURtSAWAlT : MILITARY TRIBUNAL , Montreal, Fek 18.-Actlag 'Chlel Justice Archibald has decideil. as the result ot a conference with Hon. C. J, ppherty,^ minister of the civil courts here, m both divisions, in order that th^ ;Worli;.o1[ the judge of appeals under 'thevJdil|tajn''Pervlce Act may proceed without liA^rruptlon ? Owing to enllalmenl for overseaB service there Is a shortage of one thousand teachers In Alberto, A large number of married and single women who hold or have held certificates may be able to reaporid to tho call tor service in the teaching profession. Women teachers residing In , Alberta who hold or have held the following certificates, will be granted .Third Class Certiticatos tor the Province which win entitle them to teach in any rural school for 1018 and, 1910:- (u)_ Third Class Ciirtlficat^ for Alberta.' (b) Model School Certificate from Ontario. �:,.�>,�, ;/\ (c) Third Class d^rtltlcate -with Normal training from British Colum-bla. * (d) Thirtj Class Certlfciate for Saskatchewan or Manitoba. (e) Third Class Certlfloiitte with Normal training from Ngya Scolla. (f) Third Class Certificate from New BrmiHWIck with Noi^mal training. (g> Teachers from Groat fliltaln and the United Slates who, in lUo opinion of the Department; Ifttvo, training equivalent to the above; iv '- ' All teachers desiring Organ Repairer; �0 years' factory leiperlonca. Honours Certificate M.T. Aaan., London, Bngland. Rtiferenoea to the leading musicians of the etty. Phonn litis li!S3 6th Ave. A. Boutk. PRIVATE HOSPITALS private: HOSPITAL-aIrS. VAN Haarlem's Prlvala Ijospiut and Maternity Hom�.',lS24 7tit Aveau* South. Phone 746. EDUCATIONAL QARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEQC 411 �th St. South,, Lothbrldge � Day and af ahins achooL Shorthand, TypewnUug, Bookkeeping, and all Commercial Subjects. Office Phone 1818 Realdence Phone or Prtnelpal 1831. White for Full Information. SHOE RKPAIRINQ SHOE REPAIRING-Phone 1717 for your shoe repairs.^ Work done womptly. Orders called tor and d� uverod. Prank Mites, all 4th Ave. South. __WELDjNO OXY-AGHTYLI3NE WELDING ^^W? K. Kuth, coi-ncr 1st Avenue aud 10th Street. _JUNDERTAKINO T. S. FBTTJBRLY, LBaDINO FUliBR-al director and licensed enibaunor, ' motor or faorsa driven hearses. Par lors, opposite Court House. Office phou;. 661, rssidence pbaae 1178. Open day and night MacKAY & IdacKAY-FUNERAL Directors and Practical Bmbslmera; bttlco and residence. Motor and horse drawn equipment. 803 3rd Ave. fi. Phone 1802.' Always open, nevar closed. FARM PRODUCE FARM PRODUCTS LIMITED WHOLESALE HAT. POTATOES AND ALFALFA MQAL. Inspectora at Conidale, Lietbhrtdge, Raymond and Mfgrath. , Whether you want to buy or sell we will mall ycu our Weakly Mar ket Card on request 201 SHERLOCK BUILDINO LethbridQs . : : : : Phona 777 W. i i-loyo, Mgr, Rsa. Phona 888 M. R. Haaell, AcoL. Rea. Phone 1753 DECORATING WELLINGTON BROS.-THE DEO orators, Paperhangera and Painters Kalsomining, General Decorating end Sigh Writing. Estimates given. The oldest established painters In Lethbrldgc. Res. Phone 1472; office phone I'ljS. Sherlock Bldg., Leth-bridge, Alta. mioioal TjoffroR GAtfehAll'ti Oi't Third Avohuo SoUth / ' Office hours,'., and 7-9. TMophoho day and night 1242. a�g-0 DR. O. W. LBfc(3if, M,b...d.Ji. Physi-clan and Surgeon, Office, Sherlock � Block, Lethbrldge. l>hohe 388. Residence 1111 6th Avenue, Phdhe 1007. Office hours; 11 to 1-.15; l.SO to 3.00; 7 to 8; Sundays: l".80 td 3.00. DOCTOR MARTIGNY-At Cardston. Physician and Surgeon.." Accouchour. Office In the Wood andWoolf Block. Phone Day and Night 136, OllUe also lu Cardston PharmScy. Phono day a. __ 86-6 __ obwtau ba M. J. aiBSo'J)^=nieN*�>* ttate of Royal Collega of Defttai S�^ gKus Toronto and holder of a Doiii> inlon Deiital CertlfloatS. Otfica: rooms e-GfBryan Block. I^honn 1071. DR. L, 1\ ALLBN-DBNW&f. )fiUt> ccBsor to Dra. Courtlda ft Otlchrtat), Oraduate of Unlvaratty dt Maryland. Rooma 8-8 Maedonald Block. Phona 1165, Lethbrldge, Atta. bits. MAiitta ANU itAmiB-OBNT-Ists. Sttccesaora to Dn. Stawart had McClure. Hours 9 to 6.'OfflM: HIg-inbotham Block. Phono 874. DR. U. O. SIMMONDS-bjiNTlS't: member ot Royal Oolleg* of Bnr geoaa. (Enj.) LIcratiatd Royal Cot-toga ot Phyatclans (Umdon) L.O.8.. 1900. Hours 8-12: 1-6. Oftlee C-S Ui� Inbotham Block. Phona 1818. - UR. T. w: i?bX-DBirtid*. OttAbti-ate North Westera O^nul Vnlvars-ity, Chicago. OttiM:i^ott� 7Si: raa-Idonco phone 788.. Otttcw: Vtttoa Bank Building. 1S8-S _bakery' ~ � fclRKBY & CO.. HlGH-CLASd BAK-ery, for pastry that you can depend upon being made on home-made principles.- KIrkby ft Co.. 606 3nl Ave. 8. Phone 1627. CHIROPRACTOKS SMITH ft SMITH-^HYRUM SMITH and JuhB,B. Bmlth.'-M you ar�) aick and want> to rejgnla hedltb.' take spinal adjustmeata and gat wolL Otfica tn resldanea, 80S 7th a�t. 8., opposite Model Bakary. koura �.30 to 5, 7 toio. Phona 1877. W. ESIERY, PAINTING, DECORAT-Ing, Papy Hanging, Kalsomining, etc. Best^materlals only used for *U work. Estimates willingly given. ,936 9th Street S. Phone 338. PAINTING AND PAPERHANGINO - We are competent to do all kinds of painting from outside work to finest decorating. We specialize on country school and churches. lowest estimates.' Largest stock of wall paper in city. ,Watch for yellow au-toraobllei W. R. Brown, 313 6th Ave. A. S. Phone ffSO.'./In Letljbrldge 20 . years. ', ' WATER LOCATOR WATER LOCATBD-^1 CAN LOCATB water for you. Charges reasonobia T. L. Devles, Kobleford. S74 MITCHELL LIVERY DAY OB NICiHT Wesley T. Flynn Phono 1760 DRAYING ' Of All Kinds WesternTransferCo. Limited �frisa~-C. p. Rf 'Pralght s:isis PHONES ^ ..lOfflaa^x...'.410 8tb Btraat, South. Phone 634._, 8(1-80 LEB WINO, tha Tailor, prasaiag^^and'.tapalrlqg. |I(fb c work at lowest vricfa. Dallvary fraa. 113 7tb at g, Phoay 1019. ^ \ 2I8-94 ELECTRICAL ENGINEER h. B. mobi^yba; asi^oo. a,