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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Whs1.".'*. THE, LRTHBRIDGE DAtLT t HERALD mm MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26,-19% RIC ANS ABOARD CONSERVATIVE GOVT. WILSON WANTS U. S. (Co�Tnro*d ok Paob 4) 1 (Continued fkom Feont Paos) �:. There were no steerage passengers. Tho Laconia was' one of the largest vessels of the Cunard fleet and the largest thus far sunk since the new German submarine warfare whs commenced. She resfstered' IS.OPfl tons, was 600 feet Ions. 71 beam and 40 feet depth. She was built in 3!)11 at Newcastle. Consul's Report London. Feb. Cfi. (-t.L'n p.m.).-Wesley Frost. American Consul at Queens-towii, telegraphed tho American embassy here today: The Cunarder Laconia was torpedoed at 1.50 Sunday night. Two hundred and seventy-eight survivors were landed: no details, but known some missing, one dead." 20 Americans in Crew New York. Feb. 26.--Twenty Americans, nil native born, were members of the crew of the t-aoonin. c OF BUSINESS FIRMS London,, Feb. 26.-Beginning nes* month, every business man in Great Britain is required to . print at the .head of his business correspondence, whether catalogues, circulars or letters, the following particulars : �..��'"If an individual, present Christian and surnames or any former names, also nationality If not British. 'If a firm, same details tor every nartuer." This requirement'Is part of the so-called "Business Names" Act, passed thrQugh Parliament without very much- public notice last year. It was brought into being mainly by com- H en nesey* Wilson THE STOREofBIG VALUES NORTH LETHBRIDGE CARStotheDOOR PHONE 789. plaints about, the ease with which a man could take any high-sounding! names in order to bring hhu profit. ' It requires, as its principal demand. � that every . man or woman who carries on business under a name which is not. his or her own, must file full particulars^ with a public official whose records will be open to the public at all times. Anyone must register who has at any time changed his name, with full particulars^ It is expected that the newspapers will give considerable publicity to registrations which are at all suspicious,' and thils prevent the use o! high sounding or aristocratic name? by rogues. The registrar office is empowered to refuse registration to certain classes of names which are considered misleading or fraudulent. For instance, no firm whose business is conducted by aliens will be allowed J to do business under the title P.ntish So-and-So Company. sontation. Hon. C. W. Robinson, elected in Moncton City, is a former pre-' mier of tho province. It is regarded as more than likely, however, that If the Liberal ticket is sustained in Monday's voting in Gloucester, that a new constituency will be found for the defeated Liberal leader, who failed of. election in St. John county yesterday. The following is the list of" successful candidates: " Albert Countv-Conservative: Lewis Smith and J. L. Peck. Carleton-Conservative: Hon. F. B. Smith. G. White. W. S. Sutton. Charlotte-Conservative: Hon. Dr. Taylor. G. W. Grimmer, II. W. Smith. / Kent-Tiibcral:. P. Melnnson, A. Dy-sart, A. Z. Bordage. Kings-Conservative: Premier Murray. H. V. Dickson, G. B. Jones. - Madawaska-Liberal:  L. A. Dugal and J. E. Miehaud. Moncton City-Liberal: Hon. C. W. Robinson. Northumberland-Liberal: Hon.' J. F. Burchill. David Allain, R. Murray, Dr. JrtGrath. '.' Queens-Liberal: Dr. J. E.vHether-ington. G. H. King. Restigouche-Liberal: W. Currie, A.~ J. LeBIanc, St. John Cify-Three Conservatives J. D. Campbell. F. L. Potts. L. P.; Tilley, and one Liberal, Dr. "Roberts. St. John County -Conservative: Hon. J. B. Baxter, T. B. Carson. Sunbury-Liberal: R. Smith, D. Mersereau. Victoria-Liberal: J. F. Tweedale, S. J. Burgess. Westmoreland-Liberal: Dr. Smith, Fred Magee, Hon. P. J. Sweeney, C. M. Legere. York-Conservative: . J. N. Pinder, J. A. Young, Dr. Crocket and S. B. Hunter. TO BE IN ARMED NEUTRALITY (Continued fbovt Fhqv* Paok) FOUR KILLED IN Aft AUTO SMASH GERMAN BUDGET Berlin, Feb. 23, by wireless, Feb. 24. -This year's Imperial budget amounts to 5,035,000,000 marka. as against 3,758,000.000 marks last year �or an increase of 1,277,000,000, it was announced in the Reichstag today by Count Von Roedern, , the finance minister. ' Cincinnati, Feb. 2*>.-Four men were killed and another probably fatally "in-j jured here today when a large touring car crashed into a northbound Madi-sonville street car. All five men were occupants of the automobile.- T' 1917 FORD COUPELET =$695.00 f.o.b. Ford, Ont For fall and winter driving, the new model Coupelet is a-snug, comfortable car in cold weather and it can he quickly converted into an open car for fine days.. This, car is the one you need for all the year round service, no matter what the weather or roads may be like. The new design is distinctive and. makes a nice turn-out, specially desirable for women, doctors ar>A hiiatnc='! ~r- See the new model today and get-your order'in at oiu.ee- FORD GARAGE (Ibis Week in the Cits Churches This is of Interest To You. Wc .purchased" several thousand dollars I worth of .tires at the old prices on sizes, ranging'from'32x3^ to 37x5. We1 will, up to March 1st, give a discount of Twenty per cent. MAIL ORDERS W:ILL HAVE OUR PROMPT ATTENTION. Also a Full Line of Accessories BAALIM MOTOR CO. BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. At Wesley-Tuesday at 8 p.m., regular meeting of the. Quarterly Official Board in the church parlor. Wednesday at 8 p.m., a special prayer and praise service. Thursday at- 8 p. m., canvassers will meet in the pastor's study. Thursday at 8 p.m., choir practice. \ v � . � � "At Westminster and St. Andrew'*- Wednesday at 2.30 the W.M.S. of St. Andrew's will meet at the home of Mrs. Geo. Goldie, 538 12th street. C, North. Thursday afternoon from 3 to 5 the W.M.S. of Westminster are holding a missionary tea at the home of Mrs. Bricker, 1717 5th avenue north. Thursday at 8 p.m., the young people's Bible class of Westminster willj hold the regular monthly business and social meeting at the home of Mrs. J: Bf Gray, 1516 3rd avenue north. Friday at 4.15 and 7.30 choir practices. At Knox-Tuesday at 9.30 a.m., the Macleod Presbytery will meet in the vestry of the church. Tuesday at 2.30 the annual meeting of the Macleod Presbyteriai W.M.S. will be held in the school room. " Tuesday at 6.30 supper will be served in the schoolroom to: members of the. Presbytery, the Presbyteriai and their hostesses. Tuesday at 8 p.m., public meeting in the church to tie addressed by Rev. Mr. Wright of Pincher Creek'and Dr. Ferguson of Calgary. Wednesday at 7.30 adult Bible class j. followed by teachers' meeting at 8 o'clock;. Thurs-i day at '3 p.m., regular meeting of the j Ladies' Aid. Thursday at. 8 p.m., choir j practice, j At St. Mary's-Tonight at 8 o'clock -communicants Guild. Tuesday at 8 p. m., teachers meeting in St. Augustin's hall, Wednesday at 4.15 Junior W. A., at 8 p.m., service and address. Thursday at 7.30 boys meet at the Y.M.C.A. for^CS. E. Tests. Thursday at.8 p.m., Girls' Auxiliary. Friday at 8 p.m.. intercession service followed by choir practice ?.t 8.30. At St. Augustin's-Tuesday at 8. p. m., teachers'- meeting in the parish hall. - Wednesday at 4.15 children's service. Wednesday at 8 p.m., evening service, special preacher. Rev. Gwilan Isaac. Thursday at 7.30 a.m., celebration 'of Holy Communion. Thursday at 4.30 intercession and reading..'Friday at 4.13 Junior, W.A. At St. Cyprian's-Tonight at eight! o'clock Dorcas society meet in the par-1 ish room. Tuesday at 8 p.m., teachers' meeting in St. Augustin's hall. Wednesday at 8 p.m., intercession service and illustrated address, Quarter-J ly business meeting of teachers at the J close of the Bervice. Thursday at 7 i a.m., celebration of Holy Communion. Thursday at 3 p.m., women sew at the Red Cross rooms. Thursdav at 7.30 boys meet at Y.M.C.A'. for C. S. 15. Tests. Friday at, 8 p.m., choir practice. .......... At Christian-Wednesday at 3 p.m., business meeting of the Ladies' Aid at tho home of the pastor, 904 8th St. Wednesday at 8 p.m., prayer meeting. Friday at 2.30 Hewing at the Red Cross rooms. - , At Baptist-Wednesday at 8 p. m., mid-week service. Thursday at 8 p.m., choir practice. At Latter Day Saints-Tuesday at 2.30 the ladies of the relief society meet at the home of Mrs. Shields, 1003 8th Ave. south, subject, Home Kconoinics. Scientist-Wednesday at 8 p. m., testimony meeting. At Pentecostal Mission - Thursday, 8 p. m.. Special waiting upon God for the .Baptism of the Holy Ohost. A hearty welcome to all. , "This in Itself mfeht possibly accomplish, in elf(PCt, what the new German submarine orders were meant to accomplish, so far. ns wo are con' cerned. We can onlyWiv. therefore, that the oVert act, which I have ventured to hope German commanders would in fact avoid, has not occur/ red." ' ', Specific Requests Devoutly expressing the hope ' that it would hot become necessary to put armed force in action, the president specifically asked for authority to supply United States merchant ships with defensive arms "with means of using them" and "to employ, any other instrumentalities" as well as " sufficient credit" to enable him to provide "adequate means of protection." This without being specified in terms, was a request for the use of the army and navy and necessary money to make them effective. SenutoK Stone said the administration leaders had not definitely decided whether the legislation the president asks would originate in the house or senate. He thought it probably would be introduced first in the, house so as to carry the credit. Will Introduce Bill Shortly after 2.30 o'clock Speaker Clark, Democratic leader Kitchin, Chairman Flood, of foreign affairs committee and Representative Fitzgerald, chairman of appropriations committee, went into conference. After the conference Chairman Flood' announced he would introduce late today a bill granting power to the pren'dent to arm ships and all other: authority necessary. HUNS TAX BACHELORS London, Feb-. 24.-Dr. Von Lentz, Prussian minister bf finance, has announced a new heavy tax on bachelors, according to a Berlin telegram transmitted" by the Exchange Telegram company.1 ' '** ' - RESIDENTS OF VILLAGE firm LL NOT LEAVE With the Austro-Hungarian Army on the Isono Front, Feb. 26.-Although only 500 yards from the Italian infantry line, Tolmein still" has a civil populatipn of 220 persons who refuse to quit their homes. The Associated Press correspondent "who visited; early one evening, with a lieutenant colonel as guide, had the rockets sent up by the Italians as an illumination which, despite the driving rain, disclosed the wide extent of damage the - Italian, artillery had worked. About thirty per cenf. of the buildings had been laid low or wrecked. The rocket light showed-interiors glistening in the rain, wrecked furniture in huge piles, soaked bedding, - and the ruined contents of stores. ' "The civil population of this place is an aggregate of Heroes," said the j lieut.-colonel. "I should- say heroines.1 because the great majority is women. The place I am taking' you -to- now is owned by and still run by a woman and her two daughters. Last week a shell exploded in the little store they keep. So they have now moved to another part of the building." � . i The correspondent was received by two girls of tender years, Misses Mira and Vida Vrtoveo,' good types bf Slovenian middle ciass. They had just closed their little store. Asked why they stayed inr Tolmein,- the.girls said that it was their:home and. thr little b uslness was' all they-.- had. They were riot afraid, -especially since a bomb proof 'had been built for them by the soldiers. While the visitor was buying some trifles, the Italians loosed a few more - shells to points near the home;-'causing the oil lamp near the ceiling to sway and rattle. - : Many of the women in Tolmein earn their living by -washing and mending the, laundry of" the "officers andimen.yThe few men who live .'in-the' tdwrt till' nearby  fields,, often 'in' plain sight j of .the Italians, to, whose dfedit JfrnOst be recorded, that they never shoot .-at civilians so employed. Certain fields lie betweett'the AuStro-Hungnrlan and'Italian trenches.'Work may be done on them, without danger. The Austro-Hungarians return -jthi compliment and refrain . from. firing at-^civilians behind the Italian tranches. . * ���-.. . .- . " ' - During bombardment the civil population* BhareB all dangers with the,;army, however. Quite a- number of Tolmeiniang have been killed and Wounded, because cellars are poor protection agninBt the heavier shells, Exceptional bravery'- was shown recently1 by a woman named .Marie Mj&ureiY who,, having -learned that heri sister's child had run out of the house and been lost in the streets, started out in search in,defiance of .the. bombardment in which the town 'lay;-at that moment.' Atany. of Tolmein's streets He in the infantry fire gone and must be avoided. Humming bullets speed over them constantly. Not long ago a: child,-- unmindful of the danger, ran along, one of those1 strefets, and /Was wounded in the,arm. Jlespite such reminders that they are tempting providence it has been impossible to induce the remainder of Tolmein's population to g6 Iq other parts. Modrece, almost entirely destroyed by artillery fire, also boasts of "a war population of women, old men-nnd children, as do many other towns and villages on both sides of this front. If 1 WILL HOLD HER FIRST IN' HER NEW ST^Nt ' Royal Bank Bldg., 3rd Ave. S. ' -��.-��:.. *: ^ . . When she will Jiave on, display the famous Gage Hats and other up to: date patterns.  �-, All Ladies are cordially invited to attend w ednesday, February 28th, and Thursday, March 1st overworked man Bank Cashier Almost.a Wreck-How He Regained Strength. Lethbridge people, will realize that, this i\one more link in the wonderful chain of evidence proving that Vinol, which contains beef and cod liver jieptones, iron and manganese pep-umates and glycerophosphates, has-no equal to create strength. Mr. Chas. A. Ogle,- Monrovia, Md., says: ....... "For many years I wai ,a school teacher, then for three years was Deputy Clerk in Frederick County, Md., and for the last thnpe years I have been Cashier of the M'rst National Bank. My nei-vls got. in such a bad condition, and with poor -assimilation of food. I was fast/ becoming n physical and nieneal wvedk. Seeing an advertisement for -Vinol I purchased a bottle, and found . it. to be exactly what I needed. It has. not only benefitted my nerves,"but built me up b6th mentally and physically, and I want to recommend it to anyone suffering aa I did." Try a bottle of Vinol with -the understanding that your money will be returned if it does not help you;-VJ. D. Higinbothatu & Co'., Ltd.. Druggists, Lethbridge. Also at the best druggists in all Alhefta "towns.-Ad. So*ofSxi�ve CURES SKIN AFFECTIONS One package proven4t. Sold and guaranteed by abov* VJnol druggist. Spring Millinery Opening We will hold our first showing' of sprinsjihillinery styles on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 28 &Mar. 1 When all the iiew ideas for the commg'season will be on display. You are invited to view them. , L. & J. M6LEAY i v THIRD AVENUE SOUTH \ :-: SPRING :-: WEDNESDAY, FEB..28 and following days A complete range of all the newest, ideas in hats for the first showing'. I have stocked a complete line of weir known and I. CORSET: and am the sole representative in Lethbridge. ~ : For every figure the new stylesof B. � I, are'-a revelation to those who haven't seen "therri a'nil. a' distinct advance over anything previously, attempted in' Canada. t Every model In modern corsetry to suit the Individual needs of' the multitude of wcarors can be had in ^he Bias Filled Corset Line. The modern corset is designed to control the lines, of the body and to give that tailored look which Imparts Individuality to the wearer^ This, the Bias Filled Corsets accomplish.'-.By their'great among which a model can be found to suit any figure. r ,-In selecting any of these models you have at your disposal the services of MRS. J. Hi* HOAR,'A SPECIAL B. �V I. COR8ETIERE FROM TORONTOA. who is present In attendance in our Corset section, who will give valuable aid in the procurfng of the corset beat suited to your particular: figure and will personally fit you. ) :; ,' , variety>' of styles and measurements, MISS CAMERON 604 THIRD'AVENUE SOUTH ;