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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. FKBHl'AHY '27. 1�.H8 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE � Al LEAST -35 SHIPS Berlin. Feb. 27.-The German raider which has returned" to n German port .ifter raiding entente shipping in the Pacific, destroyed at Iea6t thirty-five vessels, it was officially announced today. Some of the steamships, it is stated, were loaded with English troops and .ne sinkings, therefore cans-2d a corresponding loss of Human life. Some of the Victims 1.-.union, i'nj). 27. Aiiifrii';!!; a.ul English M'Jmen on board the **-p:inis;i steamer Igotz Meiuii. s:i\ - liisp.iu-ti i:> the Kxchungi- Ti'legi .iph company Helgmi was sunk. Her crew w.i** saved. Till? next victim""" ;i ? > > > REPORT OF SOLDIERS' COMFORTS �> ? > ? O * O I oners j .Mi'inli. i hoard e tir.r.-'.rrf prize crew Hitachi M was i'i *. ru �d (Ml orxlevs ii> i'ir.ituri (lie ver. accent Wolf. �oal ln-v (Nld of ;h :m em i;i :,ie .l.ii'.uii'.- w i'.U > steamer .lllilhle l.l irn ':' Tilt- i, '.'s' ' Alexand report ot lib :;�� eonU'orts (ief Gait follows: the on to n. sol-the K.. V.'i-'t' 'Wis no-v e �:: IgCU I he m ssol wn-i t'iruil en ay, af:of� ards |>t ivt\*>i noniiw,ini. still :e'b 'ieiuii. Tin* plan 'rtli i-i' irtvin.l. on; ] s i >we \nstralia �el urn 1 o f i-menc-vi j iki'll wa  A sail-! "Heat t'nli i il hy 1 he ] -r; 1'ivm Coponlia.st a were captured Ma vessel was on the way to wjiii coal. About mi.May a and ion merchantman pair, appeared on the hoii'o-.i. -liHvly. Suddenly tins siea:i ed the Igi-tz Mendi and n-;ii at full speed. due 'of the -ides ot stearner was n niawU. number of cannon. *-Vve tired at ihe ljre.;.'. Mend forced ;o s;oji. 1; tlu-n Oil thai llie si ran; (Iprmau auxiliary ;;i.r thoy wlien tin? Australia six lii,ms-e.i hiu-k. s'leamin;; er liein � ice prevented tlii-'. I he I we ships ' pa I got.'. Mendi nortli . The seaeiun sail the t'leruuins was comfort was eausi the : of Iceland rtt .1 ccmpany. the Hid tin- Wolf smith. I the ;re.it-.r.^nt by uo.-d. lint that dis-�d liie-n; by vermin u-a\; tie -;r. ! s'hDtV which was as -discover-: � steamer was flio ; .raiser Wolf. She and old A. I'llilu se llanis'a sir.itipn ' i; lv o! ;!.ur.n ami sot! ' Adequate . \V:i"i ; she ; iov. tii ii-thing in thi-ii the Japanese, tailors landed on s a sre.n deman-iiers daindnix and a month-; have mi the 1T.7 | .pairs re-;  the veai'i DECREASE IN DEPOSITS a pti/U-Meritli. British varh-as re taken iv ivere :io:-ii:i a (lermar, flag tan crev, was sent aboaid tlie lj;.' Tiie next victim was stcuner .Manniga. which had m sbuard iin* \\'.)!:'..titnl e\ iiie we!! ura'ed. Al! ;iit.?e ships then proceeded to desen the vicinity of the iv.itth 1 ice depo-iis ar.d c.ciiosits out- v side of ratiaii.i. There is an > inc'*e;isc :n ia!l leans in fan- ! tola an ! in current' loans out- > siii that deposits always show a > tendency to deeiee.se at .this > period of the year, business > iieinc ircnerally quiet. > : : :� : : : : * � Ottawa. !'"eb. ateinen: for � nie t'tiuiine shows a  Moline Universal Tractor ^|||* IT IS ALL TRACTOR timniittiHi as submitted Chapter. I. (J. WHS The outstanding features of this it-ar's report are. first, the continued or ttither increased interest .of the j l-tailters both in the schools, and ourj helpers in the ,-ity; many of the latter li;*ve, assisted us ever since tin-1 work ei'iiiniencetl. ami are still will-; ! to etirry on as lonji as ueeesstiry. I ; 11 Si; pairs of socks beini; turned in j tliis year by helpers outside the! �.'iuiol.s. _^ecoml, the untiring faith-! ' fulness of the members who have pre-' 'pared the finished sinks for ship -j ! nieul overseas. ! l.a-u .war we shipped slightly over! ; itiuii pairs. I carrying over I'aT pttirs. ' I This yt.-ar !h>U pairs per montli was j aimed at. and it is a great pleasure! to In* tilde to tell you that we havej actually shipped ;Ut."V pai i ly avornpo of '-."id 7-12. Wo hand S17 pairs, deductiiiK pairs eturied over, and SO 'knit. Wo 'have a total for . of :;0_a pairs, turned in. I'Tiliowitii: the �.iistotn of las: year : a larjit- ina.ioriiy liave been :-i-nt direct to 1 .etlihridse men by post, in ;al! 14-4 bundles coutainins' -4;itt pttirs. [Wo iii'i asionally hear of l.ethbridite meft w.'ni luive never receiveil socks from us since leaving. That could easily be remedied by their' friends -emlin-; us their addresses. After the men are drafted in England it is almost impossible- for ns to follow the individual soldier. The. remainder have been expressed to different -a'.iizatiinis or given out locally follows: Local lied Cross. Canadian Wtr Contingent association, sailors, rrencji XMional Relief, to individual soldiers*- ' ' I'nits remembered: Batteries. 20th. -nth. tilst, 7Sth. tiMth': Battalions, tilth. ;;is�. 4;;rd. ltUh. :ird. R. T.. Headquarters Staff 4th Brigade. Col: Blair Ripley, otb Field Company Engineers. Lieut.-Col. Gordon. Capt. Uenoon. Chaplin's Services. Anti-Air Craft Artillery: Dispatch Kiders, Xursing Sister Margaret Mchuyre. 14*>'.i*i pounds of wool have been purchased at a cost of $277S.S0, an average of Sl.Sa l-."i per pound. A committee consist ins of Mrs. Henderson. Mrs. McLeod. .Miss McKelvie and the convenor have advised in the buying prices show a large increase over last year, ranging t'ronj ?l..">0 to $2.25. VALUABLE BONDS STOLEN FROM PUNNVILLE. ONT Toronto, Feb. -�7.,- Bonds nnd certificates valued at a half million dollars are reported to have been stolen front the safe in the office of F. R. Lalor, M.P., a- Dunnvillr., Ont. The thieves are said to have been acquainted with the layout cf the office and the combination of the safe. �00 DEAD . Shanghai, Feb. 26.-The earthquake at Swatow caused the death of be'ween 2C0 .and 3C0 persons. More than 200 persons are being treated in hospitals there. Scarcely a bouse there has not been dam. aged, most of them seriously. RAIDS REPULSED London, Feb. 27.-"Hostile raids were repulsed during the night northwest of St. Quentin, in the neighborhood of Bullecourt and east of Vermellcs" says today's war office report. "The artillery was active on both sides early this morning northeast and east of Ypres." nnd has done a tremendous amount of I work at home, making alterations! pricinpally toes and extra pressing. ( Jfliss McKelvie, Mrs. Mayuard. Mrs. : Brynmer ami Mrs. A. Mttrrell-Wright | have also helped. j During the year about ." 24M pairs of sooks and'  $$$8.15 in money have been turned I in by the teachers and pupils of our; 'schools, these figures must express; : for both teachers and pupils, many � I many* hours of industry and self sac-: ' rifiee'.-. For- the children play time; , and candy money, and for the teach-; j ers much time spent in turning heels ' � and picking up stitches. Great Britain Recognizes the Value of Music in War-time To manufacture any article in England today it must be proven to be an absolute necessity. The land is stripped bare of extravagance and waste. Yet the making of musical instruments has been increased by two thirds in the last year over 1916. Why? Music is a tremendous necessity in homes no leas than in the trenches. Good music is absolutely needed to strengthen our endurance-our morale. Great Britain knows it to be so. So your purchase of a Columbia Grafonola is not an extravagance. It is a sign you are bringing courage, cheer, inspiration, good fellowship into your home. Columbia Grafonolas .SeW wrm* reccrrdg Ic your midier. 7'her* is a Co}ti-mtritt UrajbnMa in his Y.M.C.A. yr Knitfht.* i'f i'r>Ivmh}L� Hut._ and Records IT PULLS-rT DOES NOT PUSH IT SAVES A HIRED MAN-A ONE MAN TRACTOR-A 24 HOUR HOR3Ev TWO BREAKERS-THREE STUBBLE PLOWS Works all horse drawn itttpleinonts. with one man only and that man ON THE IMPLEMENT. You don't need a revolving head with this. General Supplies Limited 122 11TH AVENUE WEST, CALGARY. AGENTS WANTED FOR ALL UNOCCUPIED TERRITORY. the last Igure being for a for pounds j Lethbridge. men at the front are 1 , to tide over an emergency. j understand proud of the fact that they, A mistaken iVJea exists among some ( are-never forgotten hy the womfin iitj member of the chapter that the work j home. That this Chapter is able to, of preparing the socks fty* shipment j share fn that is largely due to the, splendid efforts of 4he teachers in ar-! ranging the work to the pupils for! ..... their enthusiasm in knitting and sav- iteiL I ing. and to the convenor of our ed- �; rnefl | ucatic Priced from $24 to $300 for conn is (lone by a chosen committee, 1 would like to correct that errorJ-'as tile help of any member who can spare time will be much appreciate! From the tinif the socks are tiirne in until ready for mailing each "parcel is handled at least 11 times. Certain parts are undertaken by Mrs. Sherlock and .Miss McKelvie, who attend to the tying-and parcelling. Mrs. Sherlock also does the addressing, etc.. and Miss AIi*Kelvie looked after the wool during my absence last summer. Mrs. Anderson, .Miss McKelvie and Mrs. Freeman have made some beautiful socks by combining the small ends so nothing has been wasted. Mrs. Henderson inspect* tlie socks itional committee, Mrs. Taylor, who! started the patriotic work in the I schools and was'fortunate enough to i gain the sympathy, and interest of In-, spector Morganjjiul the School Board. In closing mayjj, as convenor of the . soldiers cpmfortSp-express very grate-' ful thanks to the knitters in the city j and distBiet, and the teachers and pup-  ils of tlie schools, and to the faithful; members who have helped so splen-! didiy with the work on Tuesdays dur-; ing the year. , Respectfully submitted. Jessie T. Robinson, Here is a Permanent Entertainer Columbia Grafonola Price $100 T YOUR CRUSTS and Make the Kaiser Crusty QUAKER BREAD is nutritious, delicious "and healthy, and the crusts are as good as the center. By order No. 16 of the Food Controller of Canada, We are directed that on and after March 1st, 1918, wc shall, according to paragraph- I'ii he Four-Not make any bread or rolls except with the. standard flour as prescribed by the Food Controller. Five-Make all our bread weigh 20 ounces and nof more than 21 ounces. We can make toaster loav to weigh 2|/? lbs. and count as two loave: ____ above weights shall be net weight 13 hours after baking. Seven-The above weights shall only apply to 25 loaves weighed together. The weight of one or * two loaves must not be taken separately. Ten-We can only manufacture a single loaf or a multiple thereof closely batched together and baked ' in a pan with no gutting or wasting. (This means that we will not be able to make French or Vien-nia bread after March 1st.) '- Eleven-Until further directed wrapping of bread or the placing of a band thereon is prohibited. Twelve-Labelling of bread is permissable by the manufacturer of sucrt 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 our license number on every'invoice, statement and price list. If we break any of the above rules we wiH have our license cancelled/ Your Home Needs the Grafonola Its value cannot be computed in cold dollars and cents. The golden flood of Columbia music-song-band- instrumental-is just waiting today to delight yon and yours. Why not step into the nearest Columbia dealers an_d enjoy the marvellous tone of the Grafonola-no need at all to buy unless you wish. N New Colombia Record* out the 20th of the month. Music helps you endare the war: enjoyit. Food will win the war: don't wute a, COLUMBIA GRAPHOPHONE COMPANY, - Toronto, Ont KENNY Next Dallas Hotel ALLIN CO., .LIMITED The Drug-Book Store Phone 1487 VOTES IN ENGLAND NOW BEING COUNTED LITHUANIA AND SAXONY TO REUNITE THE PRICE OF BREAD ON AND AFTER MARCH 1ST, 1918, WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: Wholesale F^rice "8 l-2c Per Loaf ^ \ Retail Price 10c Per Loaf or Ten Tickets for the Dollar YOU HAVE BEEN JGETTING, 12 POUNDS OF BREAD FOR ONE DOLLAR, AFTER MARCH 1ST YOU WILL GET IZVz POUNDS FOR YOUR, DOLLAR. - BUT SEE THAT WHAT YOU DO EAT IS THE BEST YOU CAN BUY. EAT Quaker Bread Eat Less Bread Made by JOHN GILMORE, LIMITED Phone 378 1606 to 1612 Second Avenue A. North, Lethbridge. Ottawa, Keb. 27.'-Although the oountiiiB of the Huliliors' vote takRii\in KluglatKl ronimpiicf.'d mi Saturday tlio Keneriil raturuing officer lias not yel received any returns} by cable. It is liresurneil that the result!* arc being Uholil on the othfjr^sitle until tiro count , is completed. The. compiling of the ' vote taken in France was done by a j considerably larger staff than the one ! outraged upon Ihe work in Rngland. , The counting was done in Paris. The ; vote taken in Great Britain 'is being i counted al the office of the Canadian high, commissioner in London. The , vote still lo come will he considerably ! less than from France. The percent-.] i ase of rejections due to the.large num [ ber of acclamations in Canada and j iiiisiiiidei'SlandinK of the Military Vot-, ers' A el will iii proportion to llic vote | cast probably be about the same. There |is� no certainty as to what seats are j likely' lo�be changed by the vote still j to come in nltbough Drant. vSouth j Perth, South Renfrew and Niprssiiig j in Ontario are still looked upon as be-1 � ing in the doubtful column aw are also ; the two seaU in Queens, P. K. 1. The i two liberals elected in the west, Mol-j loy, Provcnclior and White, Victoria, Alberta, are thought to have; safe leads particularly th�..- latter. Zurich. Feb. 27.-Negotiations are, in progress for the reunion of, Lithuania and Saxony, according to a dispatch from Dresden, with Prince Frederick Christian, second son of the King of Saxony, as king of Lithuania. The pour parlers indicate that tlie wishes-of tlie Poles for � renewal of the old union between Poland and Lithuania will not bo fulfilled. DIRECT wine Ottawa, Fob. 26.-In order^t'o facilitate tlia transaction of public business between the two touinries, a direct, wire connection lias bee\i established between the Canadian war trade board Ottawa, and the Canadian war inis-slon, Washington. Are Your Children Learning to Save Money? Each maturing son and daughter should have a personal Savings Accpunt in the Union Bank of Canada, with opportunities to save regularly, and training In how to expehd money wisely. Such an education in thrift and saving v/Hl prova invaluable In later life. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH CARDSTON BRANCH  BARONS BRANCH - - -F. W. NICHOLSON, ManaflCr   F. V. C�v�ri, Manager  - J. Blackwood, Manager 35751968 ;