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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Mm � 1 t-PAGB FOUR 5 A 1 v I'll1! .THR LRTHPnm�E DAILY '.HKRALp MONDAY. FEBRUAftV?J*3W? , XctblKic^s. Blbcrta DAILY AND WEEKUY Subscription Ratss: Dally delivered, per ween . Daily, delivered, per year .. Dally, ay mall, per year---- Weekly, uy mall, per year .. Weakly, by mall, per year to U.b..�- Site . IOC .$6.00 .$4.00 .$1.50 .00 1!8I 1E2� TELEPHONES Bnsfnes? Office............ Editorial Office ............ W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Dlmwtor Business Manager Dates of expiry or subscriptions appear d. *!y on address label. Acceptance of papers Bftor expiration date li stir authority to continue the subscription. oi Canada should extend its life any. further, even though the war is still In progress. However, the Canadian parliament will reach its decision When parliament resumes in a couple of | months. , It is satisfactory to know that the Alberta Liberals rejected the proposal of the Conservatives for the extension of the life of the local legislature. The people would seriously oppose such an arrangement. It is possible that Bob Rogers' presence at the Imperial Conference is for the purpose of qualifying for boss of a reconstructed British Empire. If Hon. Bob is made High Commissioner at London, it is to be expected that he will have the Gait report engraved, framed and, hung upon the walls of his London office. vour King and Country rijjht now! need you We suppose if Bob Hogers is asfced at the Imperial Conference to suggest a solution of the war he will advise that somebody go out and buy up the enemy. Money is the ALL in ALL with Hon. Bob. �* PICKED UP IN* PASSING F0R 2HE ^vsY MAN The new parliament' buildings in Ontario, cost.over a million dollars. Aid. E. P. Gordon was elected mayor of St. Lambert,' Que. John Morrow, of Brighton, while a guest at the Westminster hotel, Toronto, with his wife, died suddenly. Geo. M. Brady, chief of Brockville's fire department, has resigned to accept a similar position at Cobalt. The Military Hospitals Commission is arranging for much more accommodation for convalescent soldiers and ibed cases. There likely will be a trade conference in Italy in April. Representatives of all the allies will be present, including a delegate from Canada. D. England, trainmaster in Calgary at the C.P.R., has been transferred to THE PRO0RB89 OF THE WAR The havoo wrought by German sub marines amongst Dutch shipping on jjave ,jone amy for their country on In finding occupations for returned soldiers, governments, provincial and federal, might replace all eligibles now in their service with men who the field of battle. Create the vacancies; don't wait for them to occur. Friday has brought another' neutral country to the verge of war with Germany. Whether Holland will go even to-the extent'of severing diplomatic relations, however, as a result of the lateBt outrage of the Hun submarines g^ajp Bajfl. on the seas,..la a matter of doubt. ij0(j js ugjng Seven large Dutch ships were sent to W�mm not-nesitate t0 brlng hlm to the bottom on Friday, after having Toro,t0, Bm, there may be a limit to Billy's ijowers. thinks the Ottawa Citizen. Poor old Toronto. It doesn't seem to have a friend anywhere, except in Toronto. Rev. Mr; Schutt, of Toronto, discussing "Billy" Sunday's campaign in "He is a man whom to great blessing. I been given practically a sate condu-� by the Germans previous to their tailing. Thus an extremely grave situation has been created, and is the latest phase of the campaign of fright-fulness inaugurated by the Germans nearly a month ago. There has been little change in the situation as it concerns the States, but it Is almost certain that Is it �poss'ible that the people of Canada have been too severe in their criticisms of Sir Max Aitken and his United , recent elevation to the peerage? We read-that many Englishmen of high President Wilson will take some fur- g^fling pay tribute to the great sei ther steps before congress adjourns. | vice he -lias rendered since the war Britain s estimates for the coming; hesan- Maybe we of Aitken's native year of war provide for an army of Iana- not properly appreciate the five million men, raised from India. outside of those Fl^llRFS SHOW WORTH OF LIQUOR ACT Comnarative figures of police cases In the four Alberta cities for the I^*t t privates, sasrs the Peterboro Review genius of this young man. Fort Henry, at .Kingston, may be closed as an (nter{kmciit camp.; The Rev. Canon-Robt. Ker is dead at St. Catharines, Ont. St. Andrew's' church, Carlton street, Toronto, extended a call to Rev. Tho�. H. Mitchell, formerly of London, Ont Jas. E. Dobbs, of the Canada-India League, claims that hostility to the Sikhs Is gradually dying out in British Columbia. : Jas. Murray, Liberal candidate 'for the House of Commons in East Mid* dlesex, has retired owing to ill health. The Tories, in the Ontario legislature voted down':* proposal of the Lib erals for the establishment of a government owned .nickel refinery." Another English peerage - is left without an heir by the death on the Moose Jaw, where he will take the Laurentic of Lieutenant Alan de Bla quiere, only surviving son of Lord de Blaquiere. The elder son, John, feu in action in-1915. The Calgary spring stock shows will be held April 10 to 13. These include the spring horse show, entries for same position, while J. ,D. Frain, of Nelson, will take his place here. Joseph F. Sloane, of Vulcan, has entered statement of claim against Emily F. and Arthur Murphy, of Edmonton, for the sum of $4,500 and in L! TO AUTHORIZE FORCEBYU.S. Washington, Feb. 24.-A resolution 'authorizing the president to use armed forces of the United States to Brotect the commerce, property and ves- of citizens of the United States was introduced in the Senate by .Senator Fall, Republican. Senator, Fall's resolution was offered by unanimous consent after a two hour 'debate on the international sit-uatloth in which Republicans disclaimed any desire to withhold support from the president in handling the situation. , ' The  authority to be extended by the. resolution - is along the general line of that which it has been understood/President Wilson would request from Congress, sometime next week. Senator Fall's action took administration senators. completely by surprise., terest this being the balance alleged which close on March 27, and the auc-to be due on lots purchased by them tion sale of beef bulls, the entries for in December, 1914, for $7,000. j which close on March 10. .  The call from Knox church, Cran-1- \y. Hume, labor candidate, was brook, to Rev. Hillis Wright of Pinch- elected alderman bythe electors of RELIEF IN SIGHT New York, Feb. 24.-Relief is now in/sight for the poor of New Yorl24;-r-G!en: Clever spent the week, end "in Champion, returning to .Calgary. {on. Monday. � Mr. snd Mrs. Thompson, of Calgary, spent the. week ! end with their daughter'Mrs. A.'1 8.' Roberts. Miss Bussa has * accepted the position of night operator at the telephone-of fide. r ' Miss HaWken has accepted a position ip McGregor's, general.store. The Stacey Lumber Co; aro improving their, yards by erecting now sheds.. " "' i r W.A-F. .Galloway^ of Thigh Hill, Is erecting a^new barn. G. Edwards and A. Orr ofYChampton are the contractors.;;^ � -In li. Mr. and Mrs. L. \J. Adams returned on Saturday from Calgary. Mr., and Mrs,. Mills and family spent the week'Tin Calgary, returning on Friday. Ted Mason and Miss Wihnlfred Seal .were; united in marriage'at'Calgary oil February 21st. 1'. J. H. Hillier left' on Wednesday for California. _ J.' Carson returned on Saturday from a visit to Calgary. A. P. Adams left Saturday evening for a visit to Vancouver. % Barney Hammell is a visitor in Calgary. Mr. and Mrs. Jopling left on Thursday evening for a visit to Calgary. Harry Mason left on Thursday for a visit to Calgary. Mr. Dand Ulrick. took a quick trip to Spokane last week. He is spending the week end in Calgary. Messrs. Frank -Anderson unloaded two tractors, on Wednesday. A Case and Steel mule. These are attracting a good deal of attention by the farmers. �. The .Women's Institute are holding a bakery sale Saturday afternoon. A number of 'the residents of this "FrulM-tlm" Soon This Dangtrooi . 683 Gsbsasd Sr. Eisr, To'|�#fo* . "For two years^I was a.vistiaa of Acute Indigestion and Oaf In* The Stomach. It aftenrards 4���Araf � Heart and I had pains all o^er ray body, so that I could hardly move tround. I tried all kinds of Medicine but none of them did me any food. At bit, I decided to try MFruit-'a-tltelK I bought the first box last June; and now I am well, after minejmiff.ifkrtf boxes. I recommend f'Fiult�-tlTN" to anyone suffering from Indigestion". ' FREDfJ. CAVERN. BOo. a box, 6 for $3.00, trial; sis* COe. At all dealers or sent postpaid if Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa. Mr. W. De Pue, from Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Coule, from Chicago, Mr, Mln-ard, from Chicago. ' '. The entertainment by' they boy scouts and girt guides proved successful. The small: crowd present, were well repaid by the program,, ajid. did nobly in the auction sale of shadows. $41,50 was taken im The Bulldogs Are Coming) er Creek, Alta.. was sustained by the War(i 6, Winnipeg. The labor.organ- who nave oee� BU^" *d D ri0ts, district who have, been spending the - Mr. Wright zatlon now has five representees ^'SSk tL city -winter in other cUmes. are return- Nelson Presbytery. Rev. - mih^u .- . will succeed Rev. W. K. Thompson, jn the council, with the hearty sym-the former pastor, who recently moved pathy of the present mayor. The-new to Edmonton to accept a call from alderman is a street car motorman. Erskine church in the city.  j  A ; ,. _ I The New York World says that the The British war office has entered federal department of justice in its suit against the firm of Cayerhill, investigation of spy systems, alleged boycotts and mass appeals, the city government and wealthy citizens have taken action designed not only to ease the present situation, but provide for the future. The most definite measure is the purchase of a large quantity of food which will be brought here for dis- ing to get ready for spring work Including the following: Mr. and Mrs. W. Mattock, from Washington, Mr. and -Mrs C. Davis, from California, WE SAVE YOU MONEY ON WEARING APPARHfcSHOLS FOR YOUP5ELF & FAMILY HENNESEY & WILSON NORTH LETHBRIDGE. ami �s�""' -"�= . -r.. -. A -which will ne nrougni nere iur uw- Learmont and Company, of Montreal, to have been conducted br Albert A- ^�$on at ^ l0Mrest possible price, to recover $2,100, said to represent ganders and Charles 1S W Perklw, chairman of the the value of a shipment of shaving the interests of Germany has discov-,George w- T, ' food Bupply brushes forwarded to the forces of ered that nine men were: involve^^ and W��T?TTcZv*l& hJ gun to popularize rice as the substitute for more costly foods. To keer the king. It was claimed that the that one man was sent to Ottawa, os brushes were infected with germs of tenslbly to do newspaper work. anthrax. I -. . . . ,._ thB! down the price of rice the committee - " - i The commission appointed �y the ^\0}J h� 40i000,o00 pounds. Fire wiped out one of the landmarks B. C. government^to inquire .^w^, The mayor's committee has pur Chased also a carload of smelts on Brodie street, occupied by Riccardi, was destroyed by fire 'Theirs hot to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do or die-" That is, of course, provided they are F ire Wipea OUL UUD.UI..IUi; wuuui�i.o__^. ,,.________ of Fort William, when tie fruit store alleged irregularities in the Vancoju- at the corner of Victoria avenue and ver bye-election of over a year ago, T.'�>� "j-" - �~...-- Brodie street, occupied by Antonio will be composed of Mr. Justice Gal- the Pacific coast which will be used to force down prices in-the loca1 ______ purchaser city, having been built in 1884 as a Douglas Armour, of Vancouver, will * *"~ } dwelling house, and, after serving as be the counsel. , 'the Anglican rectory, was lafer pu'r-| - chased by a local syndicate and con-i Mabel Pastorius, of Windsor, verted into a business premises. clothing caught burning'waTonVbt"'the oldest "in the and Mr Justice W. A. Macdonald. six months of 1916, during which time. ABd ^ Review might have added the Alberta Liquor Act-was in force, iie'utenants and captains, majors and anflMmllar periods In preceding years j coionei'9. They all obey orders from haKe" been issued by the provincial; the higher ranks. They can't reason gnVe-ntnent,. and th�tstatistics,cannot|^hyyjth the higher commands. They aged to force down prices market. Funds for these _ were guaranteed by, members of the committee, all local men. The board of estimate and appor' tlonment has asked the State legls- abel Pastorius, oi �:�awr, authorize an emendment tr 14, died or1^ TMive*^^:Se W charter giving the board , .   w,t�r tmpii power to appropriate, in case of According to word which has reach-1 Walter, aged.17,T ".^e,H^JSS, emergency, city funds with which to ....... the result of juries Bustamea -.0-odstufXs to he sold at reason- he'ibut nroveto anyone that the act is a tne percentage of notes mncol-shua, N. H. He was 75 years of age, lettable, and the consistent excessive h&d sinec anaac�ed\r^^ne^^ ^0^ in AlberU for the past a priest last February. several years. TO SEIZE FOODSTUFFS I I Senator Lewis of" Illinois has introduced as an amendment to the 1 revenue bill a provision to authoriz' I the president to .seize foodstuffs j deemed to be monopolized in viola 1 tion ofi law. Foodstuffs so seized would be disposed of at public sale under government supervision. MOTHERS! 12 o'clock �t m$lL Babykua Creapy Cough! You who have had experience know value at a time like this of .having a med icine on hand you can trust. For 47 years thousands of mothers have relied on SHILOH irr all such emergencies. It't reliable, you can always depend on its being exactly the same. It is pleasant to take. Children love it. It 13 economical becaui* of the �mal!nc�� of the do�e. For the same reatcn SKiloh doe� not uptet the stomach.-. A bottle of Shiloh today may prove the best inveitment yoU evci made. 47 YEARS SUCCESS WITH COUGHS ! Statute books. NO NEEO FOR EXTENSION OF TERM , ^ M xl_ ' There is no-need for the extension1** came west for the purpose of in- of the life'of "the provincial legisla- (From Our Own Correscond�nt) Raymond, Feb. 24.-The town coun- preferential tariff dis- �n,and the Kjlght Sugar company .have practically completed their ne gotlatlons on the changes in the elec-1 trie light franchise. Some conces*' ions have been made by the town and the company now seems to be satisfied. A minimum flat rate of one dollar has been decided on with a gradual change to a meter system. About 100 meters will be installed on Sir William Mackenzie, of the Canadian Northern railway, denies that L *! F id! I forming the Brewster government that San Francisco, iCal., Feb. 24.-Thomas J. Mooney, a labor agitator, was tiire Since the war commenced sixlthe Pe�Ple of BritJfih Columbia would the atart wlth additions as the. occas- sentenced today to death by hanging provincial general elections have been have to meet the interest due or about ,0n demand.i it Wherever Hat irons j by Judge Franklin A. Grlffln ln the ,!"" 6 ' �J ^ ^ . tn iipccme due on the guaranteed motors, toasters, etc., are useu, held, and no one would attempt to say �> become aue on ine bu�i� . must be lnBtalIed_ and when that a few weeks of campaigning had bonds of his road. At any rate the & conaumer ls found t0 be U9ing elec-, anv effect on the interest of the peonle Victoria Times is pretty sure that the tricity for t^ese purposes without a Whv Bhonld Alberta act railway knight did not come out here meter he will either be obliged to put Why should Alberta act government that his com- in an instrument or be cut - In the war. differently from the other provinces? Had extension been agreed upon by var was Prepared to meet the said the parties at Edmonton it would, liability, have appeared to the people that they were granting themselves a further term in office without any good reason whatever. There has been no demand from'the people that the life of the legislature should be extended. There may be good reasons for many Says the Ottawa Citizen: "A local contemporary prints a picture of Vincent Astor, who is now doing patrol duty in New York, and seem to consider the case something worthy of a| caption. But isn't there more reason off the line. The question of the all night service is still open, but it will not be pressed by the company. The difficulties, therefore, between the company and the town are removed, and what concerns the public most now i3, -when will the lights come on again. The cold weather has hampered the construction of the dynamo room and the laying of j cement for the foundation, and no safe opinion can be expressed as to j when the plant will be ready for operation. Assurances are given by George W. Green, manager of the Ellisor Milling company, that every possible effort will be made to hasten the work along, but the endurance of the Superior Court for a bomb explosion that cost ten lives during a preparedness parade here last July. Mooney was convicted of murder ln the first degree. Judge Griffin set May 17 for the execution. An appeal will be taken from Judge Griffin's refusal to grant a new trial, chief counsel for Mooney said. OF MINERS MEET (Special to the Heraldl Fernie, Feb. 25.-The whole of yesterday was taken up by the miner's convention with, consideration of officers' reports and but two of these, that of President Graham and Vice-President Biggs -being disposed of before afternoon adjournment. The scales committee has been busy unon that important work, and j the action of the convention upon this 1 matter will be the-authoritative guide of the executive when it meets the operators to consider the next agreement, which is to control prices for the next year. Nearly all the delegates to the convention remained- over today in Fernie, many of them having work in committee to perform in order to be ready for Monday's session.^ Only One "BROMO QUININE" To get the genuine call for full name LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE. Look .or signature of E. W; GROVE. Cures a cold in one day. 25c. Men Wanted for the Navy The Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve, wants men for immediate service Overseas, in the Imperial Navy a- , Candidate! must be. iron ' 18 to 38 yeanof age and toos of natural bora British subjects. ' ' PAY W-MPM"day and upwards. FraeIC.it. - *- < Separation allowance, $20.00 monthly. Experienced menjrom 38 to 45, and boys from IS to 18 \ ; PrW. Naval�Recruiting Com.: A. H. Dickins, 100351 '1 Jasper, Ave., Edmonton or Naval Recruiting; Office, I '\ W. Downer, Lethbrldge. I Department of Naval Service, OTTAWA. TO peonle sincerely opposing a Dominion for Mr. Astor to shoulder a gun than election during the war, because the there is for a man who is getting $2 Dominion government is conducting a day (some days) for swinging a panada's part in the war. The pro-'pick? Who owns New York?" Now Tln�ial governments are not conduct- Vincent Astor owns a huge chunk of. n_________ Ine a war; they are simply directing New York and, as the Citizen inti-j people seem3 to be about exhausted, the domestic affairs of the provinces.' mates, why shouldn't he be interested It '"ould be a dangerous precedent to j in protecting it? .extend the life of a legislature espec-l - lal'v rince there is no public demand' The demand for women's suffrage thPSa provincial election fhould be became so strong in Ontario that both The council i3 being asked to bring pressure to bear on the company in an effort to induce them to "speed up." Measles Outbreak Raymond is under the ban of the " and all schools, avoided and when it apnears that such political parties were eager to be the � churches and pubUc' gatherings have 1 aTapetement .would have looked first to propose legislation. , It won't' been suspended for one week in an ; ' Alberta can have an elec- he long until the women of all Canada , endeavor to stamp out the measles j will enjoy the same franchise privi-! outbreak.' The public school I closed last Thursday, and at a special j like a deal. tion campaign over with in a month, and then whatever party is returned leges as the men. tm tiomimon par-, ^--^ Qf tfae ^ to power can settle down to deal ser- liament should pass legislation giving by Dr Greenaway, it was decided to lously with the problems that will the vote to women in Dominion elec-kake drastic action in order to nip the confront us at the conclusion of the tions in all the provinces where the ( epidemic in the bud. It is thought by *.r. W.g*d reason was offered for! franchise has been extended to them., J^^^^^^^. an extension, likely because no good f If women have the right to vote in j About fourteen cases are reported up reagbri: exists. It lis a question whether! provincial elections they should have jfhe people of Canada are In accord the same" right to vote in Dominion , jrith the proposal that the parliament elections. to date. The Bulldogs Are Comlngl "Her Money Troubles"-They get more vexatious as the cost of foods climbs skyward. Meat, eggs and vegetables are almost beyond the family purse. Happy is the housewife who knows Shredded Wheat, its low cost and its high food value. A better balanced ration than meat or eggs and costs much less. Two Shredded Wheat Biscuits with milk or cream make a complete, perfect meal, supplying allthe nutriment needed for a half day's work at a cost of a few cents. Delicious for any meal with milk or cream, or witt^/resh or steW? ed fruits. M^aiie in Canada; THOSE WHO, FROM TIME TO TIME, HAVE FUNDS REQUIRING INVESTMENT MAY PURCHASE AT PAR DOMINION OF CANADA DEBENTURE IN SUMS OP $500, pit ANY MULTIPLE THEREOF Principal repayab'e 1st Odtober, 1919. Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by cheque (free of exchange at any chartered Bnnk in Canada) at the rale of five per cent per annum from the date of purchase. Holders of this stock will have the privilege of surrendering at par and accrued interest^ as the equivalent of cash, in payment of any allotment made under any future war loan issue in Canada other than an issue of'Treasury Bills or other liko short date security.  , Proceeds of tins stock are for war purposes only. A commission of ono-quarter of one per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and stock brokers on allotments made in respect of applications fur this stock which bear .their stamp. For application forms apply to the Deputy! Minister ef Finance, Ottawa. STOCK DEPARTMENT OP FINANCE. I OCTOBER 7tb,M91C. rTAWA 0649 ;