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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TTCN lllls Ll'.l llbKliKil': DAILY MIsRALD THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 128. 1918 Frank Statement on War Situation Made By Govt, to Women's Conference OlUMvii. |-vii.' :'v A 1'i'iyik statement , into tho war until victor? ami peace of the wiir siiuuiiun was submitted b> were assured. Further the increasing ^ nmiubers of the government litis moi'ii- ilemmius of i)ii> war involved a uew ' ' inn at. flic opening session of the (tux on the man-power of Canada. One' Women's Conference. The women j-*v;i>. ;mil the most important way of, were' fro�!i every province and rt pre supplanting the man power of the; eetttathe of leading wimteifs organ::', [country was by the assistance which i Minns. They were welcomed by f fie | women mild render in taking the: governnr-g'i'uei'Hl �ti'l the Duchess of I place of men. ' I'l'vonsliii . Afterward ihey were ail , )n view of the hearty service which, uresrsed by Hon. \. AY. Howell, iveji- womeu hud rendered, the government: lie I of the privy council, who spol.c. fult that it could rely on the patriotism on she t'-ti'ral situation; .Major tie", ami spirit of Canadian women t� res-.Mi'ivliiini. who spoke on the urgent pntiii to every demand. I-cod lor -einlorreuients at the fron'. | Follow ins tho submission of tile gov-Hon. T. A. Crerar. minister of agrieu! 'eminent position. Air. Itowel! said, it life. whi> urged tho necessity . for . ivas suggested that the delegates ills- j gieater pi'ieiiirliou: Sir George Foster.; mss iheir views among themselves.! minister of iraiii and f ' V|,jr ,.>1)nia v ,.a. probably will he disclosed itt tfit* monthly antioutu-citioiu of new Hriii-h war ct edits. the work accomplished bv women iu; whole of lomorrow The fullownig Ihe Doiniuioii .-luce (lie w.ir. The snir-i wonn-ti are in attendance. r-|ireseui it of I'aiiadiati .nomtinliooil. he said.i'MS Dominiun ... ide organizatiotK: Airs, initthi be tvulv said to hav- .outereii'K H Torntiston. presiileni into the tremendous siiugnle. Move Council of Women or Canada; Lady and more, us time went on. the siuggle '''alconer. president. 'Natioual Council. Fa Iconer. V. W C president. A.; l.ady  Sir Robert conferred also with Hev nard Vtariich of'ihe war itniusirie board on c... K. of Canada: Airs. Gordon AVrigbt. president W. C. T. I'.: Mrs. A-rtb'.u Alurpby. presiiieut. Canadian Women's Press Club: Miss .lean I. tiunn. president. Canadian National Association atI(^ .Johtt Traiiied Nurses. Mrs. Maclvor. editor. Women's Ceu inry. Mrs. R. II. Fairbairn. secretary National Council of Women.' AJrs. II. i I'". Hlmutree. i-orrespotiding seereiary.; 1'ana.dian Red Cross. lfr. Margaret ] ___ Gordon. Canadian Suft'rige Associa- i Fairbanks. Alaska. Feb. '>S. -On the tmn- ,, . , . ! ground that the Alaska s-hoin' law vio- In additian to the foregoing, a mini-, ,ate(i ,iie am,.ndnie:ir to the ron- her of women were invited who. ;t i ' port is expected 10 show up even better. More people are riding on the cars, indicating an increasing population, while the expenses are less. ' Commissioner Freeman, however, states ih.it one hig ileni of expense this year will he new wheels for all the cars, hut the tram is evidently becoming more popular, and if he can save ove>- a mill on the taxes as compared I with past years tie oininisi loner of jinilitics will be very piease.il. ' The coal mine for the month of .lau-1 nary showed an operating profit of The electric de>pai; meut for January, after paying all account ? including in-'ere.-".. slaking fund and taxes had a : surplus iA" $;;.17y. The electric utilities lieveci of some of his duties 111 order j !Uul ,he'coal mine therefore during Ihe that he may .give his enure time to!m0utli made, a nut profit of about $210u the company's financial deparuniuii 'after paving interest, sinking (iind and I'e.llait. president. ! dor. the premier will'leave for Dt-Canadian Hamilton. taua. GIVE MOitE ATTENTION TO FINANCES. C. P. R. ' That the hiRh cost of living Is engaging the attention of Ihe workers of the country is shown by the follow-1 ing resolution which was passed at. I lasi night's meeting of ihe TTaden aiut| Labor Council: "Resolvfld. that we, the Leihbridge | 'Trades and Labor Council, at their ; meetiiig held on Wailuesday. Feb. -! strongly protest agliinst, the excess: . charge, on 49 Ih. sacks and 24 lb. .gat*Us ; of flour, couipated with the charge on , ; the 9S lb. sack, charged tqr additional ; cost of packing. The following is the.' ' list of present prices, showing the unnecessary cost in comparison: . !' I One 9S lb. sack costs......... $.V ; Two 49 lb. sacks 1 ennui US lb.) 5.SO ; , Four 24 lb. sacks lequal �� lb.i ti.OU | In our opinion the 2 lb. less of flour : in the tour small sacks is ample to' : cover tho extra cost of packing. The I ! -'af-is clear profit to the- liianufacUit'er. j , You will readily see if we live up to the wishes of the food controller, f most families can only acquire a 24 ' Hi. sacji at h time, therefore-a grout; injustice is being done to th public. A� copy of this resolution to be for-, warded to the food, eoulroller. and also1 , published in (he press. Leslie, comptroller. ha? been placed in entire charge of ihe! ;'company's accounts department in a'l , ] iis branches from March I next. DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL taxes on ihe. street railway for the month, thus wiping mil its January deficit over all. BOMB EXPLODED 1 felt, will be of great assistance to the .conference through their experience in .._...-*_ ! practical organir.a-ticin iu agrieultur.ii Because style -decrees ihat... women j work : t ii rough their kuowledge of in crowd and buckle up their lender toss; dusirial problems and through their in high beeJ f00'wear they suffer from connection with the press or through corns, then they cut ajulf trim at these' some 01 her form of women's activity, painful pests which merely makes thee Those from the west are: .Manitoba-Airs. C'uas. Rotuon siirniSon as well as the Alaska organic act. the measure was held unconstitu-lioual today in the I'niied States district court for tiiis division. The/i'itid-i ings were iiiimediiuely reported to the I if Homey genera! of ihe i'niied Stat".* and will be appealed mile? ;ion otherwise is received. Honolulu. Feb. � Corp. .1. S. Simmons of Piedmont. P. C, was instantly killed: Capiahi lie.ter ^oreii-son and Lieut. \V. Hanna were injured seriously and three other officers received slight, injuries from the explosion of a grenade at the school of fire. Sclicfield Barracks today. The explosion was. said to he d.iie 10 the auiliorua-' presence of a live hoiub in a box sup-| posed to i.:oiitain dummies. corn grow- haul. This suicidal habit may cause lockjaw and women are warned to stop it. A few drops of a drug called free/-' one applied directly upon a sore corn gives quick relief and soon the entire corn, root and all. lifts out without p�iu. Ask tile drug store nuvii for quarter of an mince of freezone. vvRich ; S. Haight. Mrs.!: R. K. McWilliams, Mrs. II. Dayton, j Aliss Cora Hind. Airs. Henry Stepii- i ens. Mrs. Colin Campbell, Mrs. J. S.  Wood.  1 Saskatchewan- -Mrs. W. C. Murray.' Mrs. John AK-Naiighun. All-. .1. U Pevere-tl. Airs, Cleveland and Airs. S. costs very little hut is sufficient to remove every hard or soft corn or callim from one's feiii. This drug is an ether coniuouud and drifts in a intmiem and simply shrived* up "lie corn without inflaming or even irritating the surrounding tissue or skin, clip this out and pin on your wife's dresser. Advertisement. Albert*-Airs. Pari by, Mrs. Nellie, McClung. Airs. W. �avid�i>n. M'ias 1 M-jryJilelsaacs. .Mrs. Dr. Edwards and. .Mrs. Arthur Alurpby. .British Columbia - Mrs. Da vies. Airs. Irene .Moody and Aiiss Afabel Durlintu. VRI Take it *9 Soup bef oreMealt^* ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow Fer full information apply to Ajenti .or Company's Offioe. 270 Main St., Wrnnipeg. t INCREASE POSTAGE 10 / \ AUCTIONEERS \.\ We wlah to. announce that 1 Peter LeValler and L. I. N'tehol-( son have consolidated their iu-1 terests as auctioneers and will ' conduct sales anywhere iu the . (province. The best of workman-r tthip and satisfaction guaranteed I or no pay. * For sale dates, phone 1053 or 206 Rural. Your* for bifciineas, L� VALLEY AND NICHOLSON Auctioneer!. ^1  Ottawa, >'eb. ^'S.-The 'followiug 01'-fi-jial memorandum has been issued-hy Dr. K. Al. Coulter, deputy postmaster general: It has been found that tie charge pravi-ousty stipulated :2o centl, for tJie forwariling of correspondence from Canada to enemy end enemy occupied territory through ilie inedium of Thomas O>ok ahd Sons. Montreal, doea not cover the costs of such transmission and in future the charge for forwarding such correspondence will be ?,S cents-a letter. This' amount is 10 he transmitted by means, of a postjj note, together with the fetter Which is to be forwarded to Thomas Cook and Sous. .Montreal, in accordance with the instructions which may b^ obtained on application front Cook and Sons. Dr. A.T. Spankie M.D.. C. M. EVE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST. Office rooms. 121-J22 New P. Burns Building. Corner 8th Are. and 2nd St. East, Calgary. Otfice Phone A12848 . Residence Phone 112077 Interne ar.U Ho.tse Surgeon, Manhattan Eye, Ear. Nose and Throjt Hoipital, New York City, J911-1914. Specialist to Calgary School Boerd 274-24 WESTERN ARTILLERY WE WANT FURS Muskrats & Coyotes Open to pay fancy prices. LETHBRIDGE HIDE, PELT * PUR CO. Rear C.P.R. Telegraph Offices References: Standard Bank Office Phone 795 Residence Phone 326 Ottawa. Feb. 2S.-It is officially announced through tiiojciiiet press censor s office Ihat the following troops have arrived aal'ely '. in England: Drafts: First Bettalion "O" Ontario reejimeni. Toronto; Second Battalion "15" Ontario regiment. Ottawa; Roya! Canadian Dragoons. Toronto. Artillery, "neavy bsriery. Cohtnirg: artillery from Toronto, London. Gueiph, Kingston. Winn'ipeg, Regina. Calgary and Victoria; skilled railway employees, Quebec: officers. Royal Flying Corps, Toronto; Canadian officers training camp. cKUdidaies. H. K. F. recruit.-:: Servian troops; Derail. UNRESERVED Auction Sale OF Registered SCOTCH SHORTHORN HEIFERS & BULLS ' AT FARMERS' FEED BARN, LETHBRIDGE On Wednesday, Mar. 6 AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP All purebred stock. Pedigrees guaranteed. Age* from lit mouths to 1 years. FARMERS DON'T MISS THIS SALE. THIS IS ALL SELECTED STOCK. TERMS CASH. J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer. PEARCE A. SHINE, Owners, Brussels, Ont. THIEVES POSED AS Tractor Repairs We specialize in reborlng gas tractor cylinders, and fitting oversize iiistons and rings. We have in stock at present oversize pistons for all nopuhr makes of gas tractors. Ford Engines Rebored NIVEN BROS. 216 fit Ave. S. Phone 1732 Paris. Feb. 28.- A gang of thieves, masquerading in the uniform of the American army. has. during the last fe* weeks been defrauding varioim batiks, hotel and business, houses In Paris by means of bogus cheques, according to Hie Paris edition of the New Vork Herald. After a careful investigation, tin- manager of an express company sei a trap and captured two of ilie gang, one being a Ringleader. GERMAN CREW LANDED Copenhagen. Feb. 2i>. --The German crew and a Spanish officer have been landed from the German convened raider Igot/. Mendi which sought refuge in banish waters. The Spanish flag is now flying from the vessel. A detachment of Danish soldiers' e,s-cor-rert the Germans' to Skagen. where AUCTION SALE Friday Next, March 1 AT 2 O'CLOCK ' AT WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS 10TH STREET SOUTH Frank Waddington Will Sell by PUBLIC AUCTION A QUANTITY OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE And effects, including: Handr.ome (lining Suiie. in fumed oak. comprising Buffet. Dining (.'hairs and Kvteusion Table, very elegant UraKs Bed complete with coil springs and wool mattress, six / SOLID OAK DRESSERS, a numlwtr of Carpel Suuaren and carpet-ings, brass-mounted beds, with springs and mat tresses, gas, coil heater. ESTEY ORGAN in AI order. Imperial se.wijig machine, about :'id pairs woollen blankeia, and N white bed .spreads, five gootl electric fixtures, large oak easy chair, and inanv smaller items. SALE AT 2 FRIOAV, ON VIEW THURSDAY, 7:30 TO 9. TERM8 CASH. PHONE 770 �nd 469. (Waddington Sells Without Reserve). 'I'wsj cases were concluded In Sti^i pretne Court ihis morning. Rex vs, 'Mason was concluded, the accused be! ing found guilty of commoti assault; and fined $50 and costs. The second case was a family