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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 23, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE tETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD No substitute will save iv.MU-y in the kitchcti as iiavril does, or j;ivc tho Ka!i;e nourisliing value to soups and stews. It takes tho beef of an entire ox to make Jess Uian two doxen bottles of- Bovril. Bovril is thus so strong that it cannot possibly be put up in cheap cubes. Get (he real thing- Bovril'in the Bovril bottle. IS CROSS, \m mi mm ii s WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 191B IF TONGUE IS COATED, BREATH SAD, STOMACH SOUR, CLEAN LIVER AND BOWELS. Give "California Svnip of Fiffs" nt once-a teaspoonful lodaj- ofien saves a sick child tomorrow. If your little one is out-of-sorfe. half-sick,-isn't resting, eating and acting naturally-Ipok. Mother! sec if tongue Is coated. This Is a sure sign tliat Its little stomach, liver and bowels are clogged with waste. When cross, Irritable, feverish, stomach sour, breath bad or has stomach-ache, diarrhoae, sore throat, full of cold, give a teaspoonful of "California Syrup of Figs." and in a few hours all the constipated poison, undigested food and sour bile gently moves out of .its little bowels without griping, and you have a well, playful child again. Mothers can rest easy after giving this harmless "fruit laxative," because it never fails to cleanse the little one's liver and bowels and . sweeten the stomach and they dearly love its pleasant taste. Full directions for babies, children of all ages and for grown-ups printed on each bottle. Beware of counterfeit fig syrups. Ask your druggist for a 50-cent bottle of "California Syrup of Figs," then feee that it is mr.de by the "California "Fig Syjiip Company." - Advonise-jnent. MEDICINE HAT MAN IS RECOMMENDED FOR D.S.O. Medicine Hat, Feb. 22.-William �JfcBeath, a former employee of the city ensineer'l department, has been recommended for the D.S.O. for cap--tiiring three German machine guns, single handed. Farmers of Lucky Strike Raise Big Sum for Fund I.urkv Strilie, Feb. 2'2.-The l", F. , A. of t.iickv Strike on Friday cvcu-: in'.;, February KS, gave a baslvct social for Ihc I'airiotic fund that was one ui the n.ost successful cvoi given in Kii!:;;shury's hall, people rouiint; from tar ami near. The cvcnini;'s cn-� tcrtainmcnt opened with a patriotic ; soui; by Mrs. .1. P. t-'arringtou. This was followed by a short address by: William X. Mcrriau!. Hoy Whitr.cy | sans an appronriate baritone solo, j :\liss Madekni Look ,is Bailin: of the| Liiciiv Slril^c rii.^trict. gave a very 1 graphic (Icscriptioa of the pros and | cons oi tlic haclu'lors for the benctU j ! of tho other young ladies that thev I could make a siutable choice for Leap' Year. Oshorn Brownlry gave a verv clever take-oft on the Kaiser. This \\as followed bv f\irt!ier singing bv 3!rs. Carrington and Mr. Maiiderliil'l. .�\iter this program was completed Frank Walks took the platform as auctioneer and some lively bidding commenced. The yotmg men made frantic clforts to corral certain baskets of their lady friends, bm in all cases were made to pay high for their favorite one. They iirought from S5 to J7 each and one going to $8, a grand total for one cvminj; of J'--il. Can anv other Iccal boast oi a greater accomplishment ? BROKE UP MEETING London, Feb. 22.-A' Quakers' peace meeting in Bishopsgate was broken up Monday by the invasion of several belligerent Londoners. "I will fight any Quaker or slacker in this hall.'y^ volunteered one stalwart, mounting the platform. The offer was not accepted and the peace advocates filed out. The population of Toronto, according to the cstin'.atc of Migbt Directories, limited, is 514,156. That early morning dose of FRUIT SALT -is responsible for many a man's good health and business efficiency. A spoonful in a glass of water before breakfast means a cleai' brain for clear thinking, a hearty appetite and a good digestion. It not only viakes but keeps you well-becau.se it is a natural remedy. Try EN'O'S for a few raoming.'j and notice how much better you feel-how invigorated a.s a result of its purifying, cleansing properties. But-remember there is only one "FRUIT SALT"-ENO'S. Don't be per-suKded to buy worthless imitations. Get ENO'S-at your Druggist's. Preparti only iy i. C ENO, L!a.,"FraitSalt Worlu," LONDON, Eng. StIeAceaU lot Mortli Amcriet HAROU* F. RITCHIE & CO, UMITH) 10 U�atlL STREH. TOROHTO (6) Seware of. Substitutes li f.f t ' Are Your Children learning to Save Money? �Each maturing son and daughter should have a personal Savings Account in the Union Bank of Canada, v/lth opportunities to save regularly, and 'training in how to expend money wisely. Such an -education In thrift and saving will prove invaluable in later life. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH  GRASSY LAKE BRANCH G, R. TINNING, Manager H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager ]:tilUom, AltB., Fob, 20.-Em Be-su'.n came " ifl, yesterday. He will iiandle the JlcConnick lino of implements. .Mr. Hogain had a succcsstiil career at I'ow Island but feels that tliis will give 'A bettor Held for his activities. IlO has rented a largo wnreroom from .Mr. "yntos and lios bon,s;l)t a lot across the street and lias alread.v begun n residence. -And his advent-has caused quite a rlpl'lo in the-baseball: world, too. .Messrs.'Howe sind Hnynos will remove their poiit hall and refpluce it with a new str,ucture of more pretentious nature. In the new buildins there'will be an up-to-date hall lltted >ip specially fbf the nse of the fraternal societies.  It will be ready for occupation'withiii a fortnight, N'otires nre already posted for a Dominion day celebration. .'^Ir.-V'nlton i.s"retnrning to bis home in Montana, This will bo a distinct loss to us. -irnder his management the Alberta Vaclfic elevator bad c most sucees.^ful season, Al Younge, tho llrst.assistaiit. has been promoted to tlie manageit)ent of the house. Williatn Rutherford, the proraineut rancher of ,Kiiig-L.ake, fell from a lead of hay and fractured two ribs. Injuries, producing severe internal heinorr-hn.ce were also sustained. Dr. Duncan says that recovery Is likely. The recent ebinook surely cleared the weather. Winnipeg mud was tho tuost distinguished feature of the town. But it had nothing on us. Then too, we have grown more in three mouth.s than Winnipeg did in three years. The recent pronouacement of Vice-President Beatty, of the C. P. 1!., as ronve.ved to us by W. .V. fliichnnan, M.P., is most agreeable information. This large croj) brought to the farmer about four cents too little money bo-cause it had to go around by Leth-bridge. Then, too, the normal development of tho town was too much interfered with. Hut with the Leth-bridgc-Weybuvn completed we will have all that is coming to us. Artist McKenzio is now devoting some attention to animal studies. His wild animals are striWngly life-like. The forerunner of the church, the Sunday school, has appeared. We are assured, however, that we will not have long to wait for a clergyman. "To incorporate or not to incorporate; that is the ciuestion." Bnl we can be sure that the board of trade will thoroughly discuss the pros and cons before acting. .^Ir. Harry Garrison, .who is in the trenches now tor almost a year writes a most encouraging letter. True, it is not so pleasant as life here. It is about like homesteading. But the enemy seem to he quite dissatistled with the situation. In front of him recently, a body of Germans sprung to the parapets and offered to surrender. But the activities of a sniper, v.ho was too far away to hear the conversation, made them duck. Prized equally in liospital and liome, because no other Coffee is at once so rich, so strong* so deUcate, andtsb .iinfailingly good. In }i, I and 2 pound Cans. Whole-ground - pulvcrizr" (Jso Fine Ground for Percolator*.  CHASE & SANBORN, MONTREAL TO OVERCOME WINTER COMPLEXION TROUBLES If the chill air causes your skin tc dry and scale or become unduly red or spotted, before you go to ^ bed spread a thin layer of ord(ui>r>- uier-coUzed \va.\ oyer your entire face. Remove next morning with warm, water. This is the ideal complexion trdat-iheut for the winter girl. The vyax gently absorbs the dead particles of surface skin, so gradually there's ,no discomfort. This gives the underlying skin a chance to breathe and so show itself. In a week or so the new and younger skin is wholly In evidence and you have a really match-fects disappear with the discarded less complexion, Naftirally all Us de-cuticle-as ohaps, roughness, olotch-es, pimples,-frecklcii, blackheads. Us' ually an ounce of mercolized wax, procurable- al any drug Btorp, is enough to renovate eveii Ih'e 'worst complexion. 'v W'rinkles need botlier yo\( no more if you'Jl usp^this {flmple fac6 wash: Powdered saxoliteKVoz. dissolved in witch hazel, pint, .lust one application will affect oven the deepest lines. Different Dpinions on Cause of Fire at Ottawa Ottajva,', Keh, 22,-At the; lesiuniv tioii 6f the parliament building lire inquirvt'todav, W, A. Charlton, M.l'., told 6t his cscnpt! via the basctuenl from room IIS, wlien hr heard Die alarm," From his knowledge of the in-Ihinimablo nature of the rending roonr and adjoining corridors he would have expected the firc; to sptcitd as Inst an one could.rim". Deputy Speaker K. N. Rhodes said that friini seven to ten minutes alter the alarm he had hoard two or three mild explosions, such as he ha.'l heard , before at fires. "I do not think they I indicated ii'iy'hinK unusual," he Ics-' tilled. A Graphic Description .Mayor Man in, of Alontreal, member for St. Mary's division, gave a iliamntic description of the outbreak ol the lire. He had heard two explosions and had then run into the commons to sivc' the alarm. "For myself, I believe the lire was put, because-Oh, well, 1 cannot explain it," he declared. He had seen no one. in the reading room. "One minute I sec nothing, the next-poof-the lire is at my hack, 1 drop my coat and save mv life," was the way Mayor .Martin explained the situation, 1'^ A. Lcsucuer, n chemical rnj;'-neer of 2(i years' standing, said thai a hre such ' as described by Mayor Martin was not caused in anv ordinary manner, hut resembled one starts ed' with chemicals or an incendiary bomb, lie described the action of incendiary chemicals to bear out his opinion. PATKIOTISMof CANADIAN INDIANS "Please, air may 1 go to Regina to enlist?" According to a prominent C.P.R. official the question wjis put to a government Inspector at the File Hills Indian .\gency, Balcarres, Sask., and the speaker vas a tall young Indian. After looking sympathetically at the prospective soldier the Inspector aald: "I'm afraid your eyes are not strong enough to rass tho sight test." The Indian stood his ground, and seeing that he w-as not to be put off without a test, the inspector got a newspaper, and holding It before the eyea of the Indian who was only a few yards off, asked him It he could make out a large letter to which he pointed his linger. Like raany of the white people, this Indian thought he could see everything, though. In fact, he was almost blind. His eyes expanded with enthusiasm. He looked towards the paper; he stretched his neck; his face reddened deeper than before; he paused, and be faltered: "It'S-lt'a-a-a-C." The letter was O. The youth had lost his chance. He possessed a spirit that could dash into the mouth of a German cannon and hands that could Dlay a hundred Oermana without tiring. These were wonderful t^ifts. but. alas! his sight was too weak to enable him to perform the simple task of making out a letter. "Good night," was all he said as he left the room. Altogether thorh are fourteen of the File Hills Indians in the Canadian e.rmy; others are joining the forces, but owing to physical defects and ignorance of the Rnglls". language, many are prevented from joining. The Indian populatloa ol File 'lUls at pre- sent Is Si men, 76 women and 164 children, so It must bo considered that these people havd doDo pretty well for the colors. Besides the Indian population ot File Hills there are men, 11 women and 4 children of tho white race living there. All unite In doing th';; be.st they can for the Empire, and the loyalty of the Indians is staunch as that of their neighbors. Since March. 1315, $1,100 has been raised for the Red Cross Society, which has 10^ Indian mamberE. During tho fall of 1D14, tlilrty-three members ot the Agency gave $502 for the Patriotic Fund. A Patriotic Fund Aaaociation Is now "In full working order, and in one month the Indians have subscribed $90. Last winter an Indian concert brought $212 for the-Belgian Relief Fund. Last fall an entertainment tor the same purpose brought In $26. The concerts that may be held In the future are cot likely to be so successful 88 the early ones, for ten oi the original nineteen players and singers are now wearing khnkl. Between the causes mentioned, the Tobacco Fund, Trafalgar Da^u a*td the purpose ot supplying Christmas Presents for the Indian soldlors in France, the Indians at File Hills have given or assisted In raising nearly $2,000 as their share In helping Canada in the war. Have well-off Chrlstlnj? Canadians dune as much? The I-.dlan women knit socks, make Ishlrts, pyjamas, wristlets, scarfs, hand-keruhlefg, bandr.ges and belts for the soldiers who ire flghtlng on the battlefields or those who are wounded In hospital. Some very aget; Indian "-n-men ,mnke beautiful beads which rvalue sohstnnMal turns when sold lor na-trloUc oWecla, . MAKE YOUR WILL And Appoint The Royal Trust Company Executor The Trust Company, rather than an Individual as Executor, affords the greatest possible security to Testators. Tho Company does not die. Its charges are reasonable and Its appolntanent is the best guarantee a Testator can have that hja Estate will he honestly and economically .ojmnagcd. PAID-UP CAPITAL AND RESERVE FUND .,.$2,000,000.00 "H, V. Meredith,,  President, "^ Sir \Vm. 0. Vaa Hoi-rite, ti,C.M.G, Vioe-presirtont Blr H. Moataguo Allan �R. 13, Angus A. Baumgarton BOARD OF DIRECTORS A, D, BralthAvaito Hon, R. Mackay 'H. R, Drummond C, B. Gordon Hon.' Sir Lomer Gouin, K.C.M.G. E. B. Greenshiolds C, R. HoBmer Sir W. C, Macdon- ald. Jjord Shauglinessy, ie to hiiish their (.rrain hauling before 1ho Mpriiig work'ir, (,n. Our" townsfcoplo have ovganvm] what they term "a social evenint;," and meet once a week. The ladies bring euiios and other refreshments, and all join in maliiuij tho ycvoning pleasant by having games, visltini;, ! specclie.s, siiigin* etc., a ((ra.'id success so far. They met t at the Farmers' Hall on Tuesday evenings. Country people are corUiivUy invited. I \Vc are quite optimistic about .the outlook for tills year's crop, ivs there seems to be plenty of moisture in , tla' ground, and plenty of w'ator ; standint; in the low places, in tact, i there is an unusual avnounl of water on the land at this season ot the I year, .ind the .sprir;;;; snows and rains ' will add a hit more. PASSENGERS V>^ARNED Kev,- Vnr'if, Pcb. 22.-Citizens ot the United rotates v.ho have booked pfiss-Hgu (jii liie Krc'Mi'li llnor i'-.s-i;!; nu, scheduled to nail from Now York tor Hordeaui:, France, TliurHday, Feb. 2f, have received anonymous letlerti" calling attention to tho iiroposod ' new submarine roliiy unnouiiced by Gor-mariy, and warnlhg them not to embark, according; to lnformal,ion re-c(.-ivcd by olllcials ot tho British con-KUlnl.e hero today, Mrs. . K. Baker Hilton, of this city, who plans it) sail on the Hspaguu, declared last night sho bad rocolvoti a letter typewritten In black ink on yellow iiupor. Farewell Supper for Battery Boys The, farewell supper given the men of thoj ailth Battery who are nicm-ber.s of the Sous ot hingland, Kentish--V-ssociation, and Ancjent Order ot Foresters, by their brethren will long be remembered by the soldiers and civilians who were privileged to be present. The joint committee had provided a generous supply of eatables, which were piled hi.2;h on the three long tables. There was no limit to the supply of liquid refreshments, there were lots of line speeches, and an unlimited list of .singers. .Viter the feast "was well started. Gunner Wakelen cut the big cake, beariuL' the words "Good Luck 39th Ballerv," and the guests having par-taKrn thereof, � the guliicring soon cleaned it up, ^e.vpressing their good wishes. D. II. Kltou acted as toastmastcr, as onlv he can, and on bis ridit and left were seated Lt.-Col. A. W. Prvcc-Jones, Pres. 0.\land, S.U.E.; Cliictj Uani;ers IHipen and .larvis, A.O.F.; Pres. Wakeleii, Kentish .-Vssociation, and other olliccrs of the three organizations. The toast to "The Kine" being loyally honored, the toastmastcr gave "The Imperial i''orccs." Lieut.-Col. I'ryce-Iones in responding captured the u;alhering by his impressive re-, marks in wliich he paid special attention to the British navv^ He wa.s' roundly appL^udcd on takinu; his soat. G. IV. Parson-s contributed the "Soldiers of the Kinn,': and the ehor-u.s wa.s taken up cnlhusiasticall.V-, by the crowd, and was heard several bloc'rfs awav. Other toasts were the "Sflth Battery," responded to by Gunner Ual- Blue Ribbon Coffee ; and Baking Powder Blue Ribbon. Ibi- iiiinu' siff. uilios nil Hull is'bcsl, Al-wiiy.s iisk I'or Blue I'libboM ColToi', Biikiiif,' Powtior, 'I't-ii, Sinces, .felly Powdor.s iiinl Exiracls, TIk'v will ,yive j)i'r-I'ecl siiUsracru)!!. TKEXC!IIES IN CiAKDENOL^ EDEN Photo shows the nature of the country lu which the British troops are fighting in" the far east. This particular section of front is in the Garden ot Eden. ^_ Ion ; "the 'Ladies-the real heroes," responded to by K. R. Uossiter, and "Our Guests,""by Hob Nimmtms. The musical program was contributed to by 'i'ommy .lackson, the popuUir versatile artist ot the Kilties, who rendered several very clever orii^inal songs, C. Westley, A. .Ini-vis, .J. Wakelcn, .George Fleming, \\. Stott, all of which arc descrvini^ of the highest praise. COALDALE NEWS Coaldalo, Feb, 22,-Tho regular mooting of tho O, 10. S. was held last ovoiiing at tlie Hay .Growers' ball, .^ir. and .Mrs, Faucet, Jlr, and .Mrs. Caloren, .Mr. and Mrs, Davidson and .Mr. and .Mrs.. Suggitt wore In Leth-bridge attending "Tlic Birth of a Nation." . ; , At tlic Hu.v.. Growers' hall lust Friday evening.Mrs. A. L.^Brown won tho diamond ring on prize basket. Instantly Served Everlastingly Good No\vu(lays, in many homes wlien; iicallli is vtiliied, llio table beverage is Not alone because il is s'erved so quiekiy, but more because iI is ti ])lcasant, licallh-i'ul beverage. i\lade of wlical roaslcd willi ti bil of wliole.soinc mola.s.se.s, Inslnnl Pos-Inm is enlircly I'rcH! ri'oiii the subtle, cumulative drug, caffeine, in lea and colTee--free _l'roin any. barmi"ul substance. More and moi'c, pcoph are [intling on! by personal exix-rience Ibat lea or coll'ec is Ibe frequenl, Ibougb ol'len'unsuspected cat^se ol' nervousness, biliousness, liearl llut-,, Ipr, insomnia and various olher ills and (liscomrorls. The allerKalive -when lea and coffee don'I agree is POSTUM. � � ms �� a ?9 Grocers everywhere sell Posluni. Cana'fllan Postum Goroal Co,, Ltd., Windsor, Ont. 902731 ;