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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE* T.RTffeRtnr,E DAILY HftBAtP >letbbr^de, Hlbcrta OAILY AN 6 WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dally. delivered, per wee* .. Dill*, delivered, per year .... Daily, by mail, per year..... Weekly, n'y mail, por y_ear . 10* .16.00 .$4.00 .$160 .Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..JZ.O0 \ TELEPHONES Eusfneas: Office ........... Editorial Office .J.......... 1253 1284 with a child who is rundown, has palof swinging round  the  northern end of the British front into line with It is announced that recruiting In Military District No. 10 is almost at a standstill and that military authorities are at a loss to know what to do to induce eligible men to Join the colors. .. John. Ross .Robertson, proprietor ot end ot the British front into unewun.: Toronto Telegram, refused a the advances made to the south! "^"hood.. ?* ��*� of the knights earlier in the stages ofthe Somme;won,a' ^ been vastly elevated had offensive. The British not only gain-;secured John Ross Robertson as ed their objectives on Sunday;with 6 companion. But John Ross Robert-alight1 loss, owing to the terrifle effect W'-^WK.reonire a knighthood or of the British artillery Are, but were-peerage, .to. .give him distinction able to capture nearly "1000 prisoners: I amonR?this fe,low men- He is alreaUfe 8P�nt for the S�od of his fellows. Lieut. Conrad B. Wilson, Highland Light Infantry, has been killed In action. He was 20 years old, the son ot G. C. Wilson, mining engineer, Vio toria, B. C. More than 30,000 unclaimed war medals are In the ordnance stores at Woolwich, and the British authorities have decided that these shall be melted if application for them is not made soon. News was received at Stratford of the death in Vancouver of Rev. James D. Hamilton, son of the late James - | Hamilton, North Easthope, and until Major H. Martin, formerly second twenty years ago a well known resl in command of the 118th Battalion, has arrived in Kitchener from London with official authority to raise a 108th Regiment overseas company ot 250 men. ' Gwendoline Beckingham, 128 Hess street north, Hamilton, a child ot three years, was accidentally shot in the neck by her little brother, aged five, who in some way got hold of a revolver. The .child WiH recover. dent of this city. Edwin E. Horsey, who recently re signed as Assistant Manager of West era Line of, the Canada Steamships, Limited, at Kingston, has been appointed to succeed W. S. Gordon as Assistant Commissioner ot Kingston J. E. Fontaine, assistant accountant of the Hochelaga bank, Winnipeg, has been appointed manager of the St. - I Pierre, Man., branch. Paul St. Ar- Ice conditions at the upper end of j mand, manager of the Hochelaga bank . n_____,__---- �..., nncninP V.__a* DlAMa Tnlv Man ' llA*. th"" 1000 prisoners were taken. There Js little change in the situating between United "States and Ger-mn"v. the release of the TJ. S. prison; eri held "by Germany having somewhat relaxed the tension. Lake Superior favor an early opening of navigation. Open water commences at Thunder Cape, eighteen miles out. The weather' has been cold, but high winds have kept the ice broken up. Details of the re-oreantzation of the Canadian forces in England, along'territorial lines, with twenty-six battalions, whiflh .Will send reinforcements to certain battalions at the front, have been received at Ottawa. Alberta or Saskatchewan battalions will reinforce battalions at the front from I these provinces, and they will receive j drafts from the territories in which they are raised. LEAVE THE WAY OPEN TO THIS INCOME The directors of the T, The Eye Opener wonders why the" Dominion government handed out a plum to Stewart Lyon, editor of the Toronto Globe, as Canada's official war correspondent. Naturally the Eye Opener can't understand the government appointing a Grit editor to a position. However, Mr. Lyon's ap- SLOUU uml uiw ,....._ _----- jpointment does not come from the lows a narrow open channel between C. A. government. He was selected by the her zone and the German zone through - � - 'which relief ships might pass. Word has been received from England that Capt. A. E. Sutton, R.A.M. C. of Bethany, who has'Just returned branch at St. Pierre Joly, Man., has gone to Morinville, Alta., to open a new branch for the same corporation! Patrick Dillon, a well known real estate agent, and a resident of Mea-ford for over 30 years, dropped dead of heart failure at his home wl}ile in the act of carrying an armful of wood into the house. Deceased was 58 years of age, and is survived by his wife and six children, two of his sons being at the front. -vv. Corp. Ed. Wackett, who was. wound? ed on April 15 in the battle, of Yprei, and was the first soldier to return to Kitchener, Ont., from acij'tfe^jle^ice,. .has been appointed to a Clerkship In There is a possibility the the new, the local customs port. He baa. re-danger zone announced by the British covered the use of his limbs - stiff id-naval authorities for the North sealeatly to enable him to undertake cler-may allow the sailing of the whole' ical work. Belgian relief fleet. It is under 1 stood that Great Britain's move al- appear confident that, if the debts of Canadian Press Ltd., and hig salary the institution are consolidated under ^jjj De paij by the publishers form-the thirty-year debenture plan, the Jng that association. All that Mr. Institution -will be able to meet its Lyott gets from the government is ! C. of Bethany, wno nas ijubi "luru^ obligations, without any aid from the^edentials, which enable him to have} %Th*e*lwT�ea the* Military Crosi WX^UUWUUf navuvw -- J----------liXCUCil LitllBf WlilV.Lt COJtiUiO U1UI city in the way of rent for space for, 0fgcm recognition at the front, city offices. The Herald is quite sure' that the people of thev city have enough interest in the institution, and I ruin a hia wtcw iT.a ��* "-~" has been awarded the Military Cross for services rendered on Nov. 13 during the taking of Beaumont-Hamel. Capt. Sutton was formerly a resident 7"--�3---------- - CJkpiCOOVD UllUDVU are saUsfied that the work it is doing government in these words �1 n9 r,vtr*\\ tunafif thnf thev will flAln i . . . ______1 ,1.]-----, 1b of such benefit, that they will help to carry .the burden and do so cheerfully. However, we would" suggest to the board of directors that they be not too anxioift to shut the city out of renting space in the building for city offices. Two thousand dollars a year income would go a long way to pay off the indebtedness to the city To the Toronto Star, Mayor Hardie i ~----- -----., m, 1.-1. �t of St. Thomas, and a graduate In me expresses himself against national; d,cine ,n 1909' at Toronto University He joined the Royal Army Medical Corps in November, 1915. The sudden death took j place, a V Edmonton from heart failure of one of the best known of Alberta physicians in the person of Dr. A. A. Nicholls OF DISTRICT 8 mm (C0KTIVTJgp4 fROM ' FpOHT)' g.W) might happen to be living and working In. He invited the visitor* to \ make visits to the public utilities of the town and especially alluded to the public schools, an^lnstitution of which the citizens of Fernie were Justly Rees and D. Irving with International Organizer S, Begalla, are ex-offlcio delegates to the convention. The standing committees were then struck:'�rtd;'^he; more important are McFegan,;E. Bro#ne, J. Yates, ,J. a�^follows.-Resdlutions, H. Beard,;'A. Johnson . T^achuk, W. B. Phillips and Mr. Bow-ley: Press Committee: R. Oakes, W. Lees and D, Irvine. in the person of Dr. A. A. Nicholls. p^0^ believing that they, have He had been at work as usual in the * hhrir u , to any t0 be found in I take several old country papers, and concluded long ago national government was a failure, and feel it would be In Canada also. Let us rock The Anglican synod of Montreal has adopted practically unanimously a re- WOUlu De m tianaua mau. ucl ub 4ulr auuyicu "-^-^.....v----^ - along until our nation wakens up to ! solution in favor of the prohibition of the necessity of a war council of the manufacture and sale of 'Utoxi-three. Just as well have our present; eating liquors for beverages In the government as a coalition, unless war council Is 'sunreme. A war council of three. Maybe so, nay on tne raueDteaness io uie uny  � . � � � >.' , . , . but isn't the mayor really thinking under the proposed arrangement, and "�<"�- " j ' � 7? I. ia ,,. .,fi,,,o1, ot commission form of government the way should not be definitely _ � . . � ' for Canada? closed. A WAR GOVERNMENT- AUSTRALIA'S EXAMPLE Dispatches from Australia are to the effect that a coalition war ministry has replaced the Hughes administration. Premier Hughes has been CBked by the; governor-general to form the new cabinet, which Is to include representative men of the opposition, Including the opposition deader. There has been a growing agitation jn Canada for a war government, and the example set by a sister colony Will do much to strengthen the hands of those in Canada who are behind | the movement. It is true that in Canada there has not been the pressure on the government such as the Hughes administration in - Australia was 'subjected to after the defeat of conscription . But it is also- true that the gov-ernmeut at Ottawa does not inspire the whole-hearted support of the people of Canada in the prosecution of thf war as would be engendered by the creation of a war cabinet including leading men from both parties together with a number of outstanding Canadian business men. No government at Ottawa that has Hon. Robert ^Rogers in its make-up will inspire : confidence any more than did one -fjfjhich included Sir Sam Hughes, ^bereare a number of others in the JBorden. cabinet who are lamentably 'weak, and who could well be displaced Jn favor of stronger men even though of:a different political strlpS. Australia has followed Britain's lead, ffsera, for- such a Daniel Dawson Hawthorne, of Toronto, the head of the well known province of Quebec, and that "at the same time provision be made for effecting means to enforce the same by the government Itself." Bishop Farthing admitted that In the past be had not seen his way conscientiously to vote for prohibition, tout that in the shaking up of the past two years and a half he "had come strongly to the conviction that one of the greatest morning, but in the afternoon - complained of not feeling well. He retired early, but was taken worse at 10 o'clock and passed away almost Immediately. Further decorations have been conferred on the following Canadians: Companion of the Bath-CoJ. Herbert Birkett, Medical Corps; Companion of St. Michael and St. George~Brig,-Gen. Percival Thacker; Distinguished Service Order-Lieut.-Col., Frank Morrison/ cavalry; Lieut.-Col. -Robert Wright, Medical Corps; .^iHtary Cross, with bar-Lieut. Harrison Gil-mour; Military Cross-Major. John Jackson, Major Clarence Kldd, Captain Harold Coombs, Captain, James Hahn, Captain Kenneth Patton, Lieut. onto, tne aeaa ot mo wen --- --, ,- - r , wholesale shoe firm of D. D. Haw-1 hindrance's to the advancement of the thorne and comoany, is dead. He waB | best interests of the nation is the II-bom in Toronto in 1860. Quor traffic." Grape=Nuts i of Breakfast Foods 9 There's a Reason" Has wonderful nourishing' value in these days of high cost of living A flavor^ sweet and nut-like, that appeals to every taste school equal to any to be found in the country. The mayor was heartily applauded when;he concluded and the chairman then called upon Rev. D. M. Perley, whom he saw. in -the hall,-for a short address. Mr. Perley, though taken by surprise, showed that he was always ready to meet emergencies, and .responded to the call'' in, a; abort talk, which in turn gave to, s6me of his hearers a most agreeable � surprise. He said that he had come to the hall in order to get," if possible,'the view point of the delegates, but -his' short talk revealed to his- hearers that if he had not their, view' point he had' come very near to it' before meeting them in their own hall:- He showed;' a most vital, {interest in the workers AHCHOC-DONAIDSON GLASGOW.-l-�N*i Qbn't Suffer From Piles '' farid Vot lm Trial Trtatmtnt komnttor how long oi� howbivd-goto Sour arugirtst today and get u so cent pX of nPyromid PUe Treatment. It Lieut. Harold Fryer, Lieut. JameB Lowe and Lieut. Ralph Williams. Simply Scrumptious! That is the idea, however it may be expressed, that people always get about You've no idea how crisp and tasty "sodas" can be until you have sampled the contents of the triple-sealed Som-I^or Carton. v ' In Packages Only. ' As light refreshment try our Vanilla Wafers Nortk^West BisotltCe., Limited ^DMONTpN ALTA. Ill that he looked Upon the. objects and the work of. the United -Mine Workers as. being the result of an insistent demand for Buch an organization and if the,churches had not met that want it was up to tbem to go out and meet it or surrender their leadership in the great work that is still to be done in teaching the value of united action by the laboring classes of the country. Mr. Perley's franx talk brought him at once in touch with his hearers and helped him 'to score a decided success. Chairman Phillips then called upon President Graham to wield the gave] of authority and the real business of the convention was taken up after a very brief speech of acknowledgment of the honor that was his in presiding over so important a gathering. Secretary Carter read the call for the- convention and a committee on1 credentials was appointed, and an adjournment was taken pending the report of that committee. The credential committee consisted of Thomas France, of Fernie, Charles Peacock, Lethbridge, and N. D. Thachuk, ot danmore. .'upon reconvening the credential cominittee reported the following delegates entitled to sit in the convention.;: Fernie, W. A. Sherman and Thomas France, with 4 votes each; Michel, H. C, Beard, with 4 votes; Coleman, Wm. Lees, with 3 votes; Carbondale, Farnhurst, with 3 votes; Blairmore, A. McFegan, with 2 votes; Frank, P, Christopher, with 3 votes; Bejlevue, J. Brooks, with 4 votes; I Hillcrest, T. Price, with 3 votes; Coal-hurst, J. Parkhouse, with 2 votes; Commerce, E. Plsho, with 1 -vote; Lethbridge, C. Peacock, with 5 votes; . Taber, E. Browne, with 2 votes, Bank- j bead, R. Oaks, with 2 votes; Canmore, N.sD. Thachuk,,with 2 votes; Nordeg, 1 J. Yates, with 3 votes; Drumheller, J. Dudley, with 3 votes; Wayne, W. H. Hopkins, with 1 vote and A. Rowley, of Rowland, with 1 vcte. - Besides these elected'delegates and local board members, the district officers, international board members TIm PrruoM Srnfl* From  Sa�U TifaL will give roltefr'aaa � single box often Sros/A^rtalDBCkagemaMedif rociln Plato .wrapper It yon send ns coupon below. FURNITURE AND PIANO MOVING A SPECIALTY. COAL AND DRAYINQ McLean Transfer Office: Balmoral Block Phone 1097 Residence: 524 Seventh St, S. Phone 108�. The Bulldogs Arc ComlngJ FREE SAIiPLE COUWIN CTnS^r5S5GB^Sffill.Mich. Kmdlv Bond mo: ft Free wmple of P,r