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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ft?-? ;;rcaily- and weekly Subscription Rataa: Dally delivered, per week ..... lj>� Daily, delivered, per year ...... t*ilj\ by mail, per year ........ Weekly, oy mail, per year JKeekly, by mail, per year to U.B--�*-*"� l!6l 1IS4 TELEPHONES Business Office �-........ Editorial -Office W. A. Buchanan John Torranee Managing Director Business Manager I men to Voluntarily enlist with the 'expectation of.bstng treated similarly. ��� Apart from this feature of the treatment of returned soldiers it appears to us that the returned soldier Is not being given the recognition by his fellow citisena to which he is entitled. Are we greeting him cordially? Do wo-go out rif our way to welcome back the man who has faced death for us? Nothing is too good for the returned soldier in our judgment. He should be made to know thAt we appreciate his service. We can do many kind acts that will cheer these brave fellows. Are we doing them? * Dates, of expiry of sumption. pear flV'ly on address label. A-eapt tnce of papers after expiration date U ur authority to continue the jubscrip- tlon. Hi PASSING ^^Op^l Ritchie and Allan's store at Ok-otoks was destroyed by fire. The p. Burns meat market at Ash-croft, 8. "o, was destroyed by fire. The Japanese will erect steel plant in Manchuria. a big A government bureau of municipal affaire is being established in Ontario. Newmarket has the lowest electric light rate In the Dominion, 8c per k. w. hour. Robt, Rintoul, formerly manager of the Bank of Montreal in Vancouver and Chicago, died In New 35r*iai.d. you the turn over in new brunswick The result in Gloucester makes it certain that the Conservative government in New Brunswick, after having been in power and strongly entrenched for ten years, haa been defeated. . It is a remarkable victory for the reason that the Liberals were --- . ,l * ... , resident of Woodstock, never confident that they could, win, and the Conservatives had no Idea of Dr. w. M. MacKay, for 59 years defeat. Various explanations are a physician and tor many.- yeara with offered for the rout of a government 1118 Hudsons Bay Co. at Hudson Bay with nearly forty majority in a house g� ln toe f"r north' dIed 8t Edmon-of forty-eight members, but the true reason wag the corrupt record of the oruiBu V""-" - - -= , administration in recent years. Chan- been that of the capture of Kut-el-, ges in the premiership did not avail;, the institution at Brandon Amara frdm the 'Turks; on' Saturday,' the people were determined to punish 1 Selkirk buildings will be converted vhlch- was announced ln yesterday^ | a pg^ty that permitted its leaders to Ilnt0 a soh�o1 for tnefeeDle minded-oil patches, along with the statement corruptly with the funds of the' ~~' �  - "'-'-l! -----, t____ Arthur McNamara, chief inspector Some Ottawa defiJera. arc aaMajpft' per half ton of coa), am offers Of flO per.ton hare bean common. James Beers, of the Frontier Pro-' teetive Force at,.*Jiagara-.Falls', haa been notified of a legacy of 18,000, but saya he will still wear the khaki. Brant Recruiting League demands enforcement of the militia act, and/it need be, conscription, to fill up the ranks of Canada's overseas forces, His Honor Frederick A. Morrison, judge ot the district court, StetUer Alta., has been appointed a local Judge of the supreme court of Alberta. vour King and Country need right now' THE PROGRE88 OF THE WAR The most encouraging news from the war fronts to be heard by the British public for a long time has Charles R. Pearce, of Belleville, who joined the aviation corps, was R. W. Sawtell, who died~�t Quel oh 1 Wue*- in �� *�r battle near Gongan-aged 92, was formerly a prominent �court. ernment was doing at a time when inoreased produotton was ao' much naiidM;'-. > ,^r:%'- ^-' assistant bacteriologist - . ftffartMl Conservative government j and epidemiologist, be granted "war people. Jhe stipena offer&pT^ TmumM by two of a majorlty.^ay" to the amount of �2150^per,year.itlcally.double what he now receives, wonder the Dominion government i during � his absence at the front . | ^ ^ of cbmm,e8lonefl culture ready for spring sowing by Ontario and Quebec farmers: Rev. Thos. Wilson, for 14 years pastor of the Presbyterian fchurch Walkerton, Ont, , declined a unanimous, call from the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, the largest in WiUiamsport, Pa., av city �of,..40,000 Ronald Chittlck, 10-year old s�n of J. W. Chittlck. 815 EfghteenOi avenue, offtceSaTran,^ Hon. J. R. Boyle, see by the Con-^ servatlve press, Mr. Bennett has it' all fixed. He is going, to have plenty of labor. It will be all right this year,; He Is on the job." Mr.. Kemmis retorted that it war like, the' provincial government to shelter Itself under'the dominion. . (Hon. Chas. Stewart replied that the member yras' trying to get around a rather difficult - position by suggesting that the provincial government was' shirking Its responsibility. "I would just like to say once again, we have, never, tried to evade our responsibility but we'don't want to take (-the responsibility of the Dominion government as well. In this matter .....  This Calgar7"iSied �thfi faWs if Vffl�&^^ 7c home on Saturday night. Everything j,,w j,T*T*. /" ^;r" points to suicide, though suicide for a "shot being fired. The indications are cal allegiance leave?_�nly tw�_Try a boy of that age is almost unheard T'l"> in Canada, that the Germans are withdrawing: provtecial^pvernments back to the high ridges at Ba-.those ot Prince Edward Island and panme,. which-will .constitute the big-, Ontario. home on Saturday night Everything,, s^uckc* the ^ -J-fK 3fr * services as officers----- *f" until they decide to missioned rank and are willing to-flght as privates. ' of and no motive of any kind has been discovered tor such a rash, unnatural act. , ~ the that it the scheme were to be Zam-Buk Is best not only for old sores, eczema, and all skin diseases, but also for blppd-potaoningV ulcers, abscesses, belli; scalp sbr^t, y{Iea> burns, scalds, cits and ell skin Injuries. All druggists and stores, or Zam-Buk Co., Toronto. �0e, box, 1 *>r $1.25, � .�;, ;);^- are needed, ot*\ .� M>'. Kemmis replied that he never take non-com-1 accused the. minister of shirking his responsibility,: but he did not think the. government had been so acting as to get results, at which-comment the Liberal members laughed. George P..Smith, Camrose. asked how long had there been tho labor ahi'irtAse* -Mr Kemmis. "The d!ff�eal�.y bar be.r. since the war �started."-Mr. Smith, "I thought so." Mr. Kemmis, speaking on the subject of agricultural credits thought that provision should be made to enable - the farmer to ,pay off his mortgages and to keep the" homesteader.. In regard to the telephone system he said there was something wrong ,witb the management when people were willing to pay for service but coulr" not get it He admitted there were several good rural circuits in his own district J. S. McCalluro. Vegreville, alluding to the decision ln the newspapers and elsewhere on the subject of the extension of the life of the legislature said that so far as he was concerned, he did not see any reason why there should, be an extension. They were not elected to extend their term .by pne, two or three years. Then it would not be right to the women of Alberta on whom .had been conferred the frpnehise that they should be prevented having the earliest opportunity of recording their votes. '�'� On the question on agricultural credits, he said, he believed It. was not the provincial government tha* should be dealing with, the matter. It: .was for the - Dominion government who had the opportunity of getting the money from the banks.. The Dominion government' controlled the banking, system. In the banks of Canada; In the. year 1916. there was $1,500,'-000 000 .on deposit of* that amount fS45.OQO.000 was drawing interest at 3 per cent. The farmers 4of Alberta would like to have a little of that and would be willing to pay'5ot land have been made during this month. ' The prices are f considered, fair, all the way from $2000 to $4000 per quarter. TheBe are all wheat .lands and will give a large crop to the owners in 1917. J. P. Muldoan sold his lanu on uie a graauaie ui nmaiwmuuv., m*.*, Kootenay. river, the buyer taking the mentioned in dispatches laat June stock-and implements. .. This is one ' "i"-- of the best rlyer bottom farms in the district.'  , James Connelly sold bis half see* tlon just east of Macleod' for a price that satisfied both buyer and seller. This , of the subdivisions of years gone, by when prices were much higher than chey are today. The Franklin ranch was sold daring this month,, with all horses.and cattle, seed and- feed. ' This constitutes one of tbfl largest sales in this part for some time. ThB'White Hall Grocery, which was started five years ago. beBanl917 on the cash basis, and ..for the first two months it.has proved satisfactory. Mr. Day the proprietor Is quite satisfied with- results so far; also that business can be done' dn a; rash .basis, which makes a savine of'time in booWeeo-ing and books*. This is the dawn ot a new day In'business.; : Lethbridge' curlers visited Macleod last week and" enjoyed their trip; as* did also our, Granum neighbors; ' Mr.s. George' Maxfleld is celebrating her 87th birthday,, and receiving congratulations and gifts .from 'her many | friends.4' .'. . '.'' "�'' '=-' "-' �" 1 The printing office of the Macleod News.had a harrow, escape from fire Saturday\morriing.' by upsetting of an 611 stove,, which'.was thrown out in the show, thus saving the. plant and buiMjtng. v ,^ The R G. Mathews Agency has changed, hands. The n&f/ owners will operate, it. in the same office. Mrs, (Rev.) Thomas-Gee is visiting her husband, who has been confined to the house and-bed for the past two weeks -with an attack' of pneumonia, but is now reported out of danger by his attending physician. Wholesome as if you baked thsm yourself-with a crisp, uniform perfection possible only in a fully equipped modern bakery-- make at* apoetliing.'BathfyfhrifBneh, iU addwelcoms v�^tytOiaw,ne�aal� InPaekagn out]f-flain orfaftW. For all occasions, and especially for the children, try OUT'.-,-.-..... Royal Arbowboot* BISCUIT TOOK UP NAVAL BILL \Vashlngtoii, Feb. 26.-The senate today took^up the,naval bill, temporarily displacing fthe revenue bill. Jforta-WwtBiitalt CeLHaUUd �ed*4ont0� i alta.! 11 OF Horses and Cattle At the Lethbridge Sale and Feed ?arii> Wednesday. Feb. 2 'AT ONE -O'CLOCK 8harp 21 head,of mares.and geldings, from 4 to 8 years old, all broken, weights from 1200 Oto 1300; 4 mules, 8 and 9 years old; 1 team of hlack mares, 3 years old; 21 head grade cows from S to . 6 years old,.all supposed to be In calf; 5 head of high grade heifers, 8 years old, .supposed to be ln calf; 6 head pure bred registered cows, supposed,to be in calf; 3 2-year old registered Hereford heiters.s supposed to be In calf.v All pure bred stock, bred to "Champion," the, leading herd bull; 1 Oliver plow; 3 sets double team harness.' .-^'v-',��  TEIJMS.CASH . J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer giviAq every man chance to help Winnipeg, Feb. 26.-The Winnipeg Telegram today says: "'I have said that several times already and we are now giving every man a chance to help us and'do his diitv of his own free will/ stated R.B. Bennett, director of national service, when asked today If it was true that/the authorities were now making the last voluntary call for men to get into khaki." The �ulldsga A#s> Cvmln^ LOANS FOR LIVESTOCK 1HE CANADIAN BANK X)F COMMERCE is prepared to encourage the development of the Western livestock ;industry , by extending liberal credit* to good farmers to purchaae braider hd feeder livestock. � '��'.:':"i-'-v.-:^:''-V'/' FMSH THE FEEDERS IN CANAtiA KEEP THE HEIFERS AT HOME In 1915 4bout 45;OOO.headof feeder cattle were^akeh.frpni the Winnipeg stock yards for distribution among farrnerain the Nprfhwestcrn States, representing av aerious lose to ^Western Canadian^farmers. : y-r^'h^l^'- We wisK to assist'- in stopping this movement' Consult ut before selling unfiniahed atock. , If you roustaell, letiw'tiy-> to find you  T>uyer;at home and build up your owndistricti � � /'::y-.''�-� ,.'-�/ ,. ���'.. ; r'-'':'r.:(>^ )*}yt'-y: Lethbridge Brahai: > JR. A84B ;