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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE ATtEASnS SHIPS aavijd wna stttik." Ilcr vrcw w'.is LETHJJRlibGE DAILY HRR/VU? ri\o next vlcUni^vna Japanese!* BerUn, r�b. 87.-The German raider which hat returned' to n German port-after raiding entente ahlpping in the Pacific, destroyed at least thirty-five veaselt, It'wat  officially announced today. Some of tlie steamships,' it it stated, ' were loaded with English troops and the sinkings, therefore caused a corresponding loss of human life. , �" ^ Some of the Victims 'London. F. 27. - American ami EuRllsh's -steamer Tgotz ^lendt. says ii disiiatcli to the Exchango TeleRr.ipli company rr&ai Copenljoge'n.' a.�sort that tliey were captured Slay 21 >a3t. when the vessel was on tlie way to Aiistralla with coal. About midday a six thons-niul ton merrhaWtnian painted black, - appoarcii on^the iioriion. stoamins slowly. Suddenly tluVamamcv tle.icct-ert the Igotn Mendi aifil nia(!o for her at lull speed. One''�of tlte sides of Uio .-itrnuso /Steamer was removed. rti.si>layiniT a number of cannon. Sever.iI shots were llred nt the Ipotz .Mendl. wliich >\-.is forced to slop. It llicn wns discovered Uiat the �ti-ango steamer was fho (Jermau au^lllarv cruiser Wolf. She hoisted a German � flag and a prise crow was sent Aboard the Igolx ^leriill. The next � victim was tiie British .steamer Matujiga. wlilch had a varlo-js! cnrgo. Tile Brltlsii .^a/lore were taken iiiioarii the \Vo!f.,aiuI evidently were well treated. tUrSe sliiiM fuen pioceeded to desfert the vicinity of lUo Biltch Island.*;. tt-here-P'Jrt of the Xlntunfca's cargo was storetl. The W6U took aboard the" most valuable portions of this cargo.. The Jlacunga was then sunk bya Uanit). C A few days -later the Anievican bark PBsscngcr steamer Ultntcl .\Iani, which was.crowded wifh Asiatics. The Wolf helns overcrowded, a n\imher (?�. pri.s-oners were transferred to tljo igolv! Mendl. .V prize tirew was placed on hoanl tho Hitachi Maru with owlera* to captnro tho coal of thtv. steamer. 'I'lils. liowt'ver, tJiey were nnalile to BccompiUh and hart to return to tho Wolf. Thereupon tite .iapancse steam-Pbv was siinh. ^ Tile Wolf WRS now near Australia and the captain decided to return to flerniRny. The voyaRo comnionced four months ago. The route taken was along tho coast of A'rica. A sailing vessel wa.i fir�al on and .sunli. The Wolf after^vards proofCTlJil At full speed northward, still followed by the Igotz Memli. The plan was to go lo the nortli of loc'jnd, l>ut the heavy ice provcnttHl this. Soutli of Iceland the two ships'parted cuiupauy, the IgoU Mtilfdl north and the Wolf south. Tho .soacnm saiii the trivAtnrent by (he Ucnnans was sood, but tlnit dis. comfort was caused thorn by vermin and lacli of adequate clothing In tho cold Atl.\ntic. When the .Jt�panese, Chinese and negro sailors landed on Oaiilsh .soil there was a great demonstration of joy, the sailors dancing and slifiutlng with delight. � .4> �  � � 4i �M� � 4> � �' ', > o > > �& > ? ? ? ? > > Ottawa, li"eh. The bank .statement for January issued by the liuancp department to-rt^y shows a con.-sidorable decrease la note circulation, notice deposit.* and deposits outside of Panada. There is an increase jii call loans in Canada and in currenr loans outside Canada. U Is explained �> that deposits always show a. : tendency lo decrea.'se at .this -fr period of the year, business ? being geaernliy quiet- : o � * Mbline Universal Tractor IT IS ALL TRACTOR IT PULLS-FT DOES l40T PUSH IT SAVES A HIRED MAN-A ONE MAN TRACTOR-A'24 HOUR HORSE^ , two BREAKERS^THREE. STUBBLE PLOWS Works, nil horse drawn impleifaents. with one man only and'that man ON THE IMPLEMENT. Vou dod't need a revolving head ivith this. General Supplies LimiM ""^^S^ AGENTS WANTED FOR ALL UNOCCUPIED TERRflfORY. ly average of 250 7-13. , We have on,' hand SI" pairs. rtedUOUng the 257 pali's carried over, and 60 .pairs re-knit. Welmve n total for 'oilowing "the custom of Inst year a large majority liav'e" been sent direct to l..othbrItlg^'men by post, (ii all 144 bundles containing 24ii6 pairs. Wo occasionally hear of Lethbridge irieii who have never recoiveil socks froni us since leaving. That" could easily bo remedied by their' friends sending us their addresses. After llie , men are drafted in Buglnjid it'Is al-! most imposslbl(^ for iis to follow the individual soldier. The remainder have been expressed-to different organizations or given out locally as" follows: Local Red Cross. Canadian Wkr Contingent association, sailors. Freniji Xational Keliof, to Individual soldiers- v  . ' Units remembered: Batteries, 20th, 39lh, 61st. 78th, 60th'; Battalions, 10th, Hist, 43rd, \6th. 3rd, R. T., Headquarters Staff 4th Bri6a^e.-�6lr Bfnlr Ripley, 6tb Field Company Engineers, Lleut.-Col. Gordon, Capt. Denoon, Chaplin's Services. Anti-Air -Craft Artillery; JJispatch Riders. jNurslng SIs-iter Margaret Mclntyre." l4S0Vi pounds of wool have been j purchased at a -cost ,ot ?2778.S0, an average of ?1.S5 1-5 per pound;' .\ committee consisling of Mrs. 'tleuder-son, Mrs. JIcLeod, Jtfss McKelvle and the convenor have advised In the buying pi-lces show a large increase over last year, ranging. frot| $1.60 to $2.25, the last Igure being for a fe^f pounds to tide over an emergency. A mistaken hjea exists among some member of the 'chapter that the w'ork of preparing the soclis for shipment is done by a chosen coibinlttee.' 1 would like to correct that errorrts tho help of tiny member, who can spare time will be much appreciatciL From the tim^ the socks are turnefl hi: until ready for mailing each'parcel is handled at least ll: timcsl Certain parts are .undertakeh" by Mrs. Sherlock and .Miss McKelvie, who attend lo thtj* tying  and parcel? ling. Mrs. Sherlock also does tho addressing, etc., .an'd AHss SlSKelvie looked after tlie wool during my ' absence last summer. Mrs. Anderson, Miss McKelvie and >Irs. Freeman have made some beautiful socks by combining the small ends so nothing has been wasted. Mrs. Henderson Inspect* the socks VALUABbEf TorbiHcy #ii.>f7,;- Bondt mMl : certlf>eiit'�k vilUS a\ a half mtlllpn dollan arc rcpoHed to have-been;;, ttolert froflt.,th� safe In the offleo of F.,'R. CBler.'iM.P., at Ounhvllle, are said tovfiave been aequainted: with the Uyout ef the office a|�d the comliln,-itl6n of the safe,N>, . ^ , . � , EOb'OEAD -J �' . Shanghai, Feb. 26.-Tiab earth-quakeat Swatow caused the death of between SCO and 300 persons. ' Mere than 200 persons are being treated In hospitals there. Scarcely. a houke there has not been dam-, aged, most of them serlou^^y. ^ , RAIDS REPULSED i London, Feb. 27.-"Hostile raid*' wore repulsed during the night northwest of St. Qiientln, In the neighborhood of Bullecourt and east of Verynellct" says today's war office rejCort. "the artillery was, active on botfi sides early this morning northeast and east of"^ Ypret.v ; PAGE � and has done a ti'emcndoua amount pt work at home making alterntioiis prlclnpnlly toes and extra, pressing. J(!iss McKelvie, Mrs. .Maynard, Mt's. Brymner and' Mrs. A. Mnrrell-Wrlght have also helped. Ourjng the year about TiO pnlrsi haye \)Den Tlnped entirely the wool skened, was lj�1d and ,re-wound. .Airs, and the Misses Mavrs, Miss McKelvle, have done the greater-part of this work. AnoHier work in wliich we have helped is giving assistance to the schools. Mrs. Penncfather going one da? a week to Gnlbraltli. assisted It necessary by Mrs. Marrs. 12/mom-hers to the Hlgli School, 6 on Tuesdays lor knitting with Mrs. Stafford in charge, 6 on Thursdays for Red Cross work, Mrs. Brymner In chjirge Miss, Marion Marrs has been of great assistance to the convenor In preparing thla. lists of acknowledgements for the press. This Chapter's war work in the city schools is, I think, gveaily in advance of-anything in.the west, 1 almost Said in the Dominion. For the yeSr 2439 pairs of socks and $SSS.15 in money have been turned in by the teacbers and pupUs of our schools, these figures must express for both teachers and pupils, maiiy nianjl hours of .industry and self sac-rificek For- Uie children play tiriio and cnndyi money, ami for the teachers much tlmevhpent in turning- heels and picking up stitches.' Lethbridge'ni^n at the frpnt are I understand proTid of the tact that they are-^iever forgotten .by tlie wom^n ,atj home. Th'at:"tlils .Chapter Is able ;to share Hi that is^ largely due to the splendid efforts of �the teachers in arranging'the work-to the pupils for their .;etithusiai|m In knitting and sav-i ing,'and to titev'^onvenor of our ed-' }icational conamJa^e,, Mrs. Taylor, who started the ,ptii(mllc work 'In ,,the schools and w'sj^orturiate enough to gain the sympJuUiyl^and interest'of Inspector-Morgau-And the School Board. | In closing" ipi'y'I,'as convener of the soldiers" c^.nifortf?^'XViress veryi grateful thanks ,16 tHe, knitters In the city and diatKict. and tlie teachers and pupils of the schools, and to the faithful menibers who liAye helped so splendidly with the work on Tuesdays during the year. ^ Respectfully submitted, - ' Jessie T. Robinson, m EAT and Make th^ Kaiser #^1 T A'kr 17 D no 17 An u nutritious, delicious Vndj healthy, and ithe crusts SjyjPiX^l^JS.. PKi:.AI^ are as good as the center. :.�.'' By ordcrNo. 16 of the Food Controtter of Canada, We are directed that on and .after March Itt, 1918, .we shall, according to paragraph- that .we wiii hot be ableto make FferieH cir Vieh-i^ia bread afti^r March^ Eleven-Until furtHericlirecied wrapping-of bread ol* the placing of a b^d thereon is prohibited. Pour-Not makf^any bi-ead or rolls except with the {Standard^ flour as prescribed by the Food Gon- troH er. ~ ' Five--Make all our bread weigh 20 ounces and not more than 21 ounces. can make toaster loavunt as twp loaves. The . above weights shall be'net weight'("f. hours after baking. - " ' -> ? � -Seven-The above weights shalt only apply to 25 y loaves weighed together. The weight of one or ,f? two loaves must not be taken-separately. ^ Ten*-We can only manufacture a .single loaf or a mul-^tiple thereof closelybatched together and bakecT Una pan with no gutting or wasting. (This means Twelve-Labelling of bifead is permissable by the manufacturer of sucR bread. Eighteen-We? can ndt> accept any returned,bread or exchange any bread for any person for-any reason whatever^ We are required to take out a license and' place oiir license number, on every'invoice, statement and pride listilfwe break any of the* above, rules we ' wijl have our licejtise cancelled / ' THE PRICE OF BREAD ON AND AFTER MARCH 1ST, 1918, WILL BE AS FQkLOm: Mi-.... Wholesale f^rice '8 h2c Per Loaf-Retail Price 10c Per Loaf or Ten Tickets Sr ihe Dollar YOU HAVE BEENi^EniN(l.l2 POUNDS OF BREAD FOR ONE DOLLA^ AFTER MARCH 1ST YOU WILI, GET i2V2P0UI�|DS FOR YOUR DOLUR. Faf I R�>i:aA#1 � BUT SEE THAT WHAT YOU DO EAT IS THE BEST YOU CAN BUY. l-it5�S OrCdU. N EAT Quaker Brcafte by GILMOR^ Oreat Brip Recbgnizei theValue of Music inWar4iinev To manufactiire any article in England today it must be proven to Joe an abiitolute necessity. Thie land'is stripped bare of. extravagance and waste. 'Yet the making of niusical instruments has been increased by two thirds in tjfie last year oW 1916,. Why? Musicals a tremendpus neofisity in homes rfo less than in the trenches. Good musie is absdlutehr heeded to strengthen bur ehdurance*--our morale. Great Britain knows it to] be so. K ' . ^ ' ^ So your purchase of a Columbia Grafonola 18 not an extravagance. It is a sign you.are! bringing courage, ^heer. Here � a Pennanrat EntertaSner Coliunbia Grafonola Price $100 Your Home Needs the Grafonola Its value cannot be computed in oold� dollars and cents. The golden flood of Columbia music-song-|-band- inatijumental--is just .waiting today to delight yoa and yours. Why not step into the neatest Columbia dealers aq.d enjoy the marvellous tpne of the Giafonola-^np need at all to buy unless^you wish. si X . N�w CplmmMa UteorJi mmtlhm'aOth of Ikm m�mlt. Music helps you endtire the war: eniey/fl.' Food will win the wir: .c]�n'l wMl* a COLOMBIA, GRAPHOPHONE COMPANY, . Terbato, Out I-V i Ottawa, l-'eb. 27.-AUhongh ^Hbe countliiK of tho HOIitierB' vut,e takonyin ISuglaiid Commenced on Saturday tliia genernl returning otticer Im's not yet recolved any. returns by cable. ,U Ib presumed that the resultu, arc being bold on tbo othQi;_,Blde until tiro count Is completed. The comjilllng ot the vote.t^keu lu Prance wag done by.(i consI'd$ra.b]y ,larger gtaff than the o)ie engaged upon the work In ISngl-iiid, The counting was done lu Paris. Tho vote taken in Great'Britain no certainty as to what'seata are likely tuaboi changed, by the vote still to come in although nrant, '^ottth Perth, South Henfrew and NipTaging in. Ontario are still looked upon as being In the doubtful column as are^ftlso, tho two Beatj in Queens, P. f, The two Liberals elected in the wo8t,.Molr Joy, Provenohor and Ayuiteii-Vlctovlaj Alberta, arotltodghl to have safo loads BBivtiqularly ,lhe iJ^tter, LITHUANIA-AND SAXONY TO REUNITE ate th- Zurich, Feb, 27.'-Negotiations in progress lor '.the reunion ot, Ltti uania and Saxony, according to a dispatch Iroui Dres'den, wltii Prince Fredr ericlcXbrlBtian, second soq. of tbo King of Saxony, as king of Lithuania, The pourd money wisely. ,^9*^ An education In thrift )4nd,saving v/lll prov* V^yiiual^f In later Ufa., V.-^ ' ^ LETHfRIDaR.BRAI^CH  - � F. W.'NICHOLSON, Manager :J i' ^Blqekwopdrlijanagar �ARONS BRANCH;, 8425 ;