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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ."-tut, j*Ti,'t ,';)dJi W�. Si -J.' to THE LETHBRIDGE JM1LY HBRflflflU "Seal Brand" means a certain, definitejblend of high-grade coffee - uniform/ in quality and always delicious* Don't take any v chances- always insist on. having "SEAL BRAND" COFFEE. Ib %K \ and 1 pound tin*. Whole-ground-pulverized-also "fine ground (or Percolators. Never sold in bulk. � iss CHASE & SANBORN, MONTREAL. CANADIAN SURGEON COLONEL G&KKELL, WHO HAS COMMITTED SUICIDE personn'el*brold time members are not in evidence, atMj many new faces are to >bo seen in the hall. �; v  " CARillLl TAKE OVER MINES Washington, Fob. 20.-All mines in Mexico not now in operation, whose owners have not filed reasons, why resumption of-work has been delayed, are to be taken" over by the Carranza government. Ambassador Fletcher reported today that the Mexican government had , announced that in the cases of properties -where orders have been officially given, for failure to reopen Doc. 14, .the last day provided under a decree issued several months ago, extension of time ha* been granted. It is uuderstood that owner's of the larger mines,hare filed their reasons for' not operating, but scores of properties are in danger ,of confiscation. This interesting Photograph showing Col. GorrelUwJh Hi' ^eetj the King was taken a few months ago by a member of the Canadian E\. F. at the Sachets of^onnaughfs Hospital at Cliveden, near Taplow^ of whch Colonel w^s commandmant, before the recent enquiry. Her Majesty is be-S^twi On the lett is Nursing Matron Mf.o^f. The.r Majesties mfreouent visitors to the Duchess of Connaught institution. PRESSURE ON FARMERS IN GERMANY  Copenhagen, Feb. 20, via London. Advices from Germany say the government is about to try new and stronger methods to get from the agriculturists the provisions now so urgently needed for the armed force of the-country and to make the-popula-tion live up to the food regulations for the -delivery of/ meat .cheese,- milk, butter, eggs, potatoes and other products.  Large amounts of. stocks intended for local consunjption^lieretofore have been retained by the fanners for their own use, for sale at high prices surreptitiously and direct to favored customers, and on a large scale for feeding to cattle and swine in defiance of the prohibitions on their use as fodder. : Vice-Chancellor Helflfertch, speakr ing at a meeting of the agricultural council in Berlin appealed to the farmers, saying itNsas their duty to turn trver everything Beyond the, absolute minimum for their own requirements to general use. He gave a strong reminder that those not doing so .were lielping Germany's enemies and he announced that a'new organization was being perfected' to take this matter into hand. The Bulldogs Are Coming! ( Continued fbom Front Paob) committee will have \the live task of the convention and is composed as follows: J. Fairhurst, T. France, C. Peacock, W. H. Hopkins, F. Wheatley and Wm. Lees. The ground thus be-, ing cleared for action, the convention will be full of interest from now on, and its actions "will be of more than usual interest not only to the members of the district, but to the general public. * ; The' machinery of the organization is well organized and most of the delegates' have a firm grasp of what goes on. As an educational institution these conventions are of great value to the members and the work goes on with a degree of smoothness that equals, if it does not surpass many political bodies in convention assembled. That there will be serious differences and hard knocks delivered goes without; saying, but, it' would be a singular or- ] ganization which did not, occasionally, have soiled linen to launder. A dance will be given for the visitors tonight in the Socialist hall, and the delegates will have recreation to lighten their strenuous labors during the- day tiffie. , ' The weather is,not balmy spring by several degrees, but' the boys from Alberta are hardened to sudden changes and do not dislike the clean snow and good sleighing that Fernie is giving them. There is considerable change in the Ottawa, Feb. 20.t-An increase of $30,000,000 in Canadian trade during the month of January is shown by monthly statistics iBsued today. Both for this period and for the ten months of the fiscal year ended with January, big increases are registered. The trade of the month amounted to 4177,946,907 as against $147,447,295 in January of last year, while the .ten-months aggregate was $1,878,284,697, compared with $1,159,933,598 in the corresponding period. Imports in January amounted to $72:323,074, an increase of $22,000,000. In the,ten months they aggregated $674,964,648, compared with $394,093,988 -a year ago. The! grea,t expansion of export trade is maintained. In the ten months the total reached the abnormal amount of $674,964,54S, or an increase of $280,000,000. In January alone the export total was $99,-106,259, an increase, .of $16,000,000". The big items of increase in domestic e.\ports -were agricultural products, which in the ten months grew from $217,909,912 to $340,002,369, and manufactures which increased from $166/-414,552 to. $368,655,496. Of 'coin and bullion which are computed in the grand total the imports were $2,928,-278 in January' ;and $25,922,701 in the ten months, while the exports were $196,190,607 in the ten months. In the same period mineral-exports'increased by. $17,000,000 to $70,000,000; fish by $2,000,000 to a total of $20,860,000, and forest products by $4,000,000 to $49,'833,800. HILLOMRTS; SPEECH MARATHON  (Special to the Herald) v Edmonton, Feb. 21.-S. B. Hillocks, the member for Calgary North,- who last session established a record 'for prolongation of speech making when an offering of ,his,;.extended over .the greater part of three days,-:in- continuing, the debate on the address.iy.es-terday afternoon made a good start towards equalling that notable -perfor-/ mance. But he warned the house ofj what they: might expect. "It seems necessary. for me to take part in the debate and I will ; the tytal amount of guarantee'' bonds sold under, the act was $6,424,000. The. total amount"oeppiited plague which' claims thousands every season. Scon's Emulsion Will strengthen and forjify you against Or/ppe, and if you " haw had it,Seott'M will rei n store yourstrength faster than any other known medicine Scott's is Just Bloc Scott & Bowne. Toronto. Q�t. 16-Z� WOOPENHEADS VOU GERMANS tf>^0$S. more, than' was expected. Every subscription promised has been paid so promptly and heartily that there is'no Question about the true patriotic spirit of the people- here.  The -Red Cross Society is equally w^H supported by the splendid-work of the ladies, and the amounts given by Bow City residents, It is only fair to state that the visits and addresses of W. A. Buchanan M. P,. and T. M, T.weedie M.P.P., inspired and assisted materially in the above splendid results. WOMEN'S VOTE BILL PASSED , Albany, N. y., Feb. 20.-The woman -suffrage amendment bill was1 passed by the assembly today without'debate by a vote of 124 to 10. The Bulldogs Are Coming! 0URCEL __HIEFV/i* WHERE BRITISH "WON TRENCH The arrows indicate approximately where the British captured three-quarters of a-mile of German trench north-east of, ..Beaumont-Hamll. French?soldiers hdve carved fine-images, of the Kaiser, King FeWlnan^ Turkish Sultiui and other'notables of the Centtal Powers and stuck.tnem up on poles opposite the German lines in Alsace. \ v WHY WOMEN CANNOT SLEEP." EMERSON FARM T MODEL L= The-' bonds J weresold ' by' = Lazard Freres. The amount of bonds executed was $8,370,500; sold $6,424,000, balance $1,946,500. The total, mileage completed on the E. D. & B. C. railway to date was in operation 407ill, line not completed' steel laid 407,11; additional grade 54.19. This mileage includes the Grande Prairie lines. The. total payment under guarantee was $7,282,133. The total mileage, completed on the Grande Prairi4l4�ranch was 50.11 miles steel laid, line not completed. ' .' Total payment under guarantee was $459,448.72. The total mileage' completed on the A. & G^AV. railway was, in operation 114 milesr line not completed, steel laid 232.7; additional grad�r*7.64. The total payment-under guarantee -was $5,269,530. Inspector's Salary R. Patterson, Peace River, was in-! formed that O. F. Gold, insp'ejtor for the administration -of the liquor act, received $2500 per annum and was employed in another capacity'by the department. --V  j The highly organieed, finely strung oervous system of women subject* them to terrors of nervous apDrehension which no man can ever appreciate. The .peace of mind, the mental poise and calmness under difficulties, which are necessary for. happy womanhood, an only .possible when thesensitive organism is in a perfectly healthy condition. II there be any derangement in this respect no remedy in the world so completely restores womanly .health as-the wonderful * Favorite Prescription" invented by Dfci R. V, Pierce. , , ,, ' . Cnatham, Ont.-"A few years ago,/ suffered a, general .break-down, and got very, weak and thin. I was in an awful stale. I was very much discouraged and at times thought I would lose my mind. I knew of Dr. Pierce's medicines go 1 got his 'Favorite Prescription,'' It gave me immediate relief, ajjd. completely currd me in a very short tune. My sister used it with good results also. She was hy a very delicate condition. I got her to take it and two bottles cured- her com?, pletely. " � "I take great pleasure In,recommending Dr. Pierces medicines; they are all-that is recommended of them."-Mas. Mar* caret Bsyant, 87,Park Ave., Chatham, Ont. The Emerson Model VL" 12-20 1� an ideal Tractor for small or large farmers. Light Weight, four cylinders, two Ispeeds, suitable for a wide range of service, adaptable to practically ail toll " conditions.. Will pull the implements you now have on the farne> ,, such ia� gang- plows,. harrows,', .mowers, binders, wagons;'-drags i "i and small road graders. A neat,;compact Tractor' witlf all Working' !\ parts perfectly lubricated, thoroughly protected from' dust and easily: accessible. '>" -  � i- ,  The Superior Supply Co. '.;-."' ':,.- AGENTS � Corner 2nd Ave. & 13th St; 8. * ... "You're Looking Better, Joliii^- and i believe Postum is largely responsible for your, sound sleep an^ improved appearance." v POSTU in place of tea or coffee, relieves nerves from the ^armful effects pi caffeine. Even a short 10-day trial often works a wonderful change in a person. U there's a Reason" TO THE PATRIOTIC FUND (From C. R. Westgate, ^ec.-Treasurer Bow City Patriotic Fund) The following amounts have been received and paid over to tHe Cana-! dian Patriotic Fund of South Alberta district, from the residents 'of Bow school district. Row City, Eyremore: Executive committee: C, tee, president, $150; O. R, (Westgate. secretary-1 treasurer, $84; 0. Campbell (Bros.),| $25; O. A. Crag'g,; $70; W. H.i Moore, j $75; Roy (Albertson, $10; Rev. Saun-j ders, $25; W. Lee $150; S. Armstrong . $10; F. Brewer $40; John Genge $6; I V.ern and.. Lee Genge , $39,2^;,^. C. Drihkwater.,'$80; j], iErlcksqir|5| ;Jas. ' Thompson $J.5; ^-^lbiijItsqniA^ttt O. Albertson $5, ^WfotmlfeAtgS; II. Crass tS-, Roy. Gmjm&WfrM&te&ugB-ley $10; M. Lar5ti6 ^5r"FrajfKvHer-rick $25"; Ray Herrick $25;. EKjfiJIer-rick $25; Henry .Green $25;."A.", X). Falardeau $10; Raymond Falardeau $10; Ted Albertson |5; p. Wimbush $5; John Barr $5; Jock Barri$5;rJos. Jacquemord W','f J. Leblanc^ $25; J. Mensass $5; J. {p.^Miller,|BT;�e!ttrk i Moore $10; D. A. Bcjogsle'$5ff;rATthur I Scroggle $10;-M P/i-E^ijf' $18; Charles Eyers $*;v>fe.*rMeado^s-|10; " _ HBUnibur4l%:' W. p^thSbteflu.;- T. j6)ter,$10p?Ge6rge .... ^t:!:' I'B.i'Corkfsh $10 Richardson $10, : Douglas $10; A.| Smith $2; E. H6',__ . . .... strong $3.20; collection, at- stpck^sale $25, Total $1,242 45 > i~ ' Each member of the exec^lve subscribed at their first meeting:iljn :No-vember, and~th8ntsf'of residents was then divided -amoiigjliem ^or (he can-va.ss.. Every,re^qejit'. has subscribedr and aittest wtthAW ^exception, all, .or Farm Stock and Implements On Tuesday, February. 27th AT 11 O'CLOCK SHARP AT N. E. 14-6-19 AT WELL'S SIDING STOCK--1 matched team of grey geldings, 8 years old, weight 2600 lbs.;,l team of bl^ck geldings, 4 years old, weight 2500 lbs;; 1 brown mare, 8 years old, in foal, weight � 1800 lbs.; 1 brown"' gelding, 8 years old, weight about 1600 lbs.; 1 roan gelding, 8 years, .weight 1400 lbs.; 1 bay gelding) 6 years old, weight about 1250 lbs.; 1 team drivipg horses,'7 and 8 years'old, . weigh fSSOO lbs.; ,1 team black "horses,' 4'and, C years ,old;'l' pacing driving, horse, ;8 years old, a good quiet driver, eats up speed; 1 siirel| saddle horse, 4 years'old'; 1 saddle horse,'5 years did; ,'ly saddle j " horse,.7 years old; 1 bay driving horse, 8 years old; liteam1 mtflesV; about 2200 lbs.; 1 pure bred 8h6rthorn Durham bull,' 3 years[ 1 i'-pure bred Shorthorn, Durham bull; 2 years: ,8 cows; due to be, Afresh shortly; 4 heifers,- 8- years old, Buppcjsed"T:o be-in calf; 0' ' cows, supposed to bo in calf; 3 head cattle, 1 year old. ' 'IMPLEMENTS-2 Frost * Wood binders; 2 Frost & .Wbotl mowers; 1 18-hole pressed drill", 1 18-double disc Van Brunt drill; X 10x16 double action disc; 2 44-ln. Oliver Gangs; 2 16-in, Oliver Sulkies; 1 wagon and rack; 1 new singba-buggy; l top buggy;1 double demo-, crat; 1 cutter; 3 sets double driving harness; 1 set single driving harness. Also a number of-other Articles too numerous'to mention. The above Implements 'are -m,ostly new. TRAIN ARRIVE^ FROM LETHBRIDGE, AT 10.*J A.M. FREE LUNCH ^SERVED TERMS CASH P. R. MORELANO, Proprlstor j j/4.V(1miTH;> Auctioneer; ;