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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 - 4 PAGE FOUR P- _� E � � r rJL THE LETIIBRtDGE _V - b - Hlbevta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers (THE" LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT 1NG COMPANY,, LIMITED 823 6th Street South, Lcthbrtdge W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance - - ' j-McKutt, M.P. for Saltcoats, Thos. Hay * W.P. for Selkirk, Ferris Bolton M.P. far Lisgar, W. J. Blah> M.P.* for Bat-tlo River, Dr. Michael Clark M.P. for Red Deer, H. H. Halladay M.P. for How Kiver, aud H.M. Shaw, >1.P. for Macleod, nro all engaged In agricui-, ture. in some form or other. The farm- i j ers wiU have some reft], genuine re-: preventatives in the next Parliament. -FOr? ZffE BUSY TELEPHONES Business - Office Editorial Office * *  Subscription Rates: Daily, delivered, per week ..... .10 i>ail>\ delivered, per year .....$5.00 Dailyi by imiV. per yoar .....$4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....$1.50 -Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..$2.00 Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily wi address label. Acceptance of papers i.ftt-. expiration date Is our authority to cputinuc scripLion. 'the railroad Business Manager j rate .'ncrease The railroad rate increase finds 1252' apologists, but almost entirely amongst 1224 i tiie jjoopje. wno are to benefit by the increase. Thc railroads claim their expenses have advanced tremendous-; ly, without any commensurate in' (crsase of rates on their part. That is i true but the C. P. ft. doesn't satisfy ] us that even so it has been losing money. Why shouldn't it share the sacrifice of the country in general in Mrs. Hush Huttoh, of very suddenly. ellevue, died Ralph Easterbrook, of Cowley, has Joined the Plying Corps. Dr. J. P. Malloy, Liberal, has a majority of 470 in-Frovehcher, Man. Jas. Forteons, well-known G.TVR, engineer, of London, Out, is dead, t - Lanark. Ont., died at his home -!n Drummond township. Dugald Brown, former - sheriff Elgin County, died at St. Thomas. dfJ Sir Geo. Foster is rapidly- recovering now from his recent accident*" in Toronto. ) Edward H. Curtis, general foreman of the Calgary parks department, is dead. iT 1 i ^1 4i ^1- ^ ^ fj ^^^^^^^ a1 At 1f �11' - * -i ,ti A l3 �v1 Rev. R. W. B. Wright, rector Lennonviile, is^to be-rural dean this war? As for the C.N.R, and J sherbrooke. G.T.'P.^rate increase won't save them. of of Thc-y have been fed out of th^ public thesub- treasury ever since the war commenced and now they are permitted to ex- t THE PROGRESS OF TrtE WAR j tract increased rates out of the peo-J pie that have kept them alive. This j rate increase is only helpful to the i C.P.U. It will increase its earnings The British have recaptured ground ; on the Cambrai fnmr from ihe Ger-!amHls dividends while th^weak roads mans, including important posts tak- en iu a recent raid. On the Italian front the French in an offensive captured important territory, and inflicted losses  on the euemy. Peace negotiations between will not get enouga out of the increase to even prevent them from coming to -parliament for more assistance. The. rate increase will put up the Medicine Hat's bank, clearings for 1917 were close to thirty million dollars. Marshall Joffre _s.qou is. to. become one of the immortals of the French academy. Lieut. A. E. H. Coo, formerly sporting editor of the Winnipeg Telegram, has been awarded the Military Cross. cost of living. The government is at-Ger-' tempting to curb living costs in many many andlhe 7o7shevi"ki" have been directions. It can only curb the rail-broken off. owin* to difficulties over road* ^ them over and operat-Foland and Lithauuia. The Cossacks finS them for the balance of the war rr are becoming much stronger in their movement against the Bolshevik!, and it is reported that General Katedines j has been able to amass a great army j United States is doing. '---*-*----- -S--ll t-.-i. j to move over agsinst them. s at any rate. It can conscript the roads and their staffs and use them for the general benefit of Canada, just as the It is a big problem* we admit but the Union government was given power in order to strive big problems. Far better take over the railroads than allow a rate increase to really only "^benefit one railroad, the C.P.R., and not benefit THE RECENT LANSDOWNE LETTER ft is repeating what has already been said but it will stand repeating nevertheless that Lord Lansdowne In ; the other two sufficiently to prevent his recently declared attitude on the , them from coming to the treasury for war, proved himself to be fearful that j more bolstering up. We might as real democracy might* eventually pre- i well deal with the disease now, than vail in this world. Lord Lansdowne doesn't want that. He is an aristocrat aristocrats. He believes largely J to delay the operatioa- Under government control and direction during the war, the railroads in the old order of things. As the j could be treated as in the United Var progresses he -cannot help J>ut i States. A fair allowance on invest- Bond Street Congregational Church, Toronto.bas extended a unanimous call to Dr. Moutgomery{ of Washington. Rev. J. M. C. Wilson, B.D., is to be rector of Kentville, N.S., (diocese of Nova Scotia.) R. Shepherd, who for a number of years was court clerk at St. Mary's, is dead. Mrs. Elizabeth Mason, wife of Brig.-General Hon. Jamer Mason,' died at her home in Queen's Park, Toronto, Duncan C. Smith, a, life long resident of North Mountain, has passed away in his se-venty-fourtii year. ? Sub Flight Lieut. Fred C. Cressman, son of A. W. Cressman, prominent Peterboro merchant, is reported missing. E. F. Hu.Umings, the Winnipeg millionaire saddlery manufacturer,.is going to take up his residence in Vancouver. * The official majority of Hon. N. W. RoWell in Durham is 3905 on the civilian vote. The official majority of P. Davis, Unionist, in Neepawar Man., constituency is 2296. . Sir Sam Hughes' official majority in Victoria-Haliburton was 2494. �� 1 - 1 I � >1 u* .1 4^ -h ^1 J 4 ' 1 .1 A X t _ Rev. A. C. Laughlin, a retired Episcopal clergyman, died at Calgary. John Vogel, formerly o^ Medicine Hat, died at Edmonton. Aid. G. H. Duhcan was elected mayor of Peterboro by acclamation. . ai. R. McQuarrle and Mayor Annable are mayoralty candidates in Nelson. Provincial elections may be held in Ontario next^June. Rev. I. A. R. Macdonald, incumbent of Kast Angus, is to be rector of CooKshire. t;  - }lon. W. F. A. Turgeon, attorney^ general of Saskatchewan, is likely to be appointed a judge. Mrs. Hugh McKay, who located in Edmonton in 1SS2 is dead. She came .west from Renfrew, Ont. M. G. Bris.tow, well known in Ottawa business, musical and cricket circles, is dead. Albert E. Gordon, lumber dealer, Toronto, will apply fox a- divorce from his wife, Edna Gertrude Gordon. Prof. Henry McLeod, in charge of, McGlll University observatory, died j very suddenly at Montreal. -nj The late Lieut-Col. R. >L Thompson, of Winnipeg, left an estate valu-; ed at over $165,000. 4 1 ***** \ 1 � ens steadies allays thirst be petite h TT j" 111 * 4 ,P to the system. There is encourage-all, and to those other countries,! ment� bowever, in tnis year's list: it where the Old Order exists largely or ;is smaH and it is select There are no eana the' hereditary titles, and we hope there never will be any more in this country. One pleasing feature of the list Quebec,  The official count gives T. M. Twee-die 3304 majority in "West Calgary and Major t). L. Redman 2450 in East Calgary. The official election figures in West Kootenay are: A. Austin, Labor; 136a; R. F. Green, Unionist; 3952 ;"W. Maxwell, Liberal, 1653.x I.:.. . til Retiring Mayor Cruikshank,.of Medicine Hat was presented with a cut Fire from an unknown origin swept! glass' water set and silver tray by the hydro-electric offices^aiSd a new j hi3 colleagues, three-storey building of the Stude-baker''Auto mobile Company, at Windsor, causing a loss of $75,000. FARMERS IN THE NEXT PARLIAMENT Western Canada has now a larger repressntation in the House of Com-mona than 'ever before, there being 43 members from the prairie provinces slightly. The New Order i rule ot the people, complete government of the people by the people. Tha Old Order means complete autoc- �* h�=�ra Mt announced is that, no racy in Germany and autocracy in a T* ur names annoanc-received little encouragement; his mes- ed on Uo^r M recipients of Knight-sage on!v received kindly in one *�� of Macdonald with a majority of nearly 3,000 votes; in a rural constttnecy with a very large proportion of French electors. J. �.; .Mabarg, president of the Saskatchewan Grain Growers' As-sociation, was /elected without opposition in the constituency of Maple Creek. John V. fteid, for many years a director and executive member of the Saskatchewan liraiu Growers' Association, was e)eci:ii in the con3titu-eucy of Mackenzie in *pite of the fact that uis opponent had endovsation both of the nnionief pany and of the opposition party. Mr. Reid Is^n out and out supporter of the Union government. Andrew Kntx. direr'or of the Saskatchewan Gra'.n Grower/ As-sociation, was elecie:! in Prince \U acce 'berk � Hobert .Qruise, nominated by of | the Gra^n Growers in 1311, was tfiiii -pi ^t^ie elected by acclamation in Dau- j t ipj^n?. iJiiiddition to these men. �,e\i Later dispatches include the Lieutenant governor of*British Columbia, Major General Sam Steele and aodolphe Bondreau clerk ojf the Can- iitiona do not alter our im-f ihh new year's list. They rthy of recognition because rendered long and nighly, ^rviro to the state. Those^ >*t win be particularly honor p|vo�N*�-^' M.P. for^ Qu'AppeHe, Thcs. �1 Robt. Jacob, Wuuipeg-barrister, js the Unionist candidate forv the Manitoba "legislature"*in tfie i)ye-electiou in North Winnipeg created, by the retirement of R. A. Rlgg. James Duff, inspector of public schools for Saskatchewan, has received the chief inspector of public schools and assistant inspector of high schools'and collegiate institutes for Saskatchewan; Pte. J. D. McMurrtph, formerly a Toronto lawyer and later practising In Vancouver, was kiljed in action- He was a son of the late B, McMur-rich, K.C. of Toronto-and a cousin of' Mrs. (Dr.) Pat ton, of Coutts, ' � r r r Mayor Gross and* 12-members ot the Kitchener, Ont., 1917 council 'were elected by acclamation, together with George Lippert, Jr., E. B. 'B'ee^i'' and Jos. 31. Sneider, whp^vill succeed the three retiring aldermen. TJfe Borbridge block at the comer of Rldeau and iMqigrove streets', Ottawa, was completely gutted by-, fire, causing a loss of more than $175,000. The stores occupied1 by S. and H. Borbridge and Company, and. a vacant store formerly occupied .'by. A^ L. Pinard and Sons.'ar^e-complete losses. J. D. McNiven, the f)ornhiion fair wage officer, has been recommended by the Hon. J. W. deB. Farris, attorney-general and minister of labor, to fill the office pf* deputy'minister of labor in British Columbia, and Mr. McNiven will take up his duties the first of the New Year. The death from wounds of Lord Edward Beauchamp Seymour, U.S.Or, Canadian Cavalry, is announced. The late/Lord Sej>mouV'was well-known in Toronto, owning.a farm at Erindale. HHe had many, connections with Can* ada. He was ranching near Calgary when the Boer war-broke out and he went to South Africa with' the 'Strath-cona HorBe, where he was badly wounded.^ - i- * William Marconi, inventor of the wireless, has t^een appointed Italian high commissioner to the United States. i A \ 4 >-An \J >?;)' 1 V Capt. \V. A. Campbell, an employee of an Edmonton trust company and formerly of Sault Ste Marie, has been^ kilted in action. Traffic on American railroads passed the $4,000,000,000 mark during the last year for the first time in history, according to figures compiled by the bureau of railway news and statistics. August Bonn, sentenced to hang on January 7 for the murder of his illegitimate child, near Lang, Saskatchewan, has had his sentence commuted to UfeAmprisonment. J. N. McLeod of Calgary has been appointed to a new position as chief provincial factory Inspector. Heretofore there have been'two district factory inspectors, Mrs; Lewis for, Calgary, and'Mrs. Kneill for the northern part of the province. A cablegram received by Judge McDonald of Brockville, conveyed the tidings that ifis granddaughter, Sr'enda Jackson, 22, daughter of Captain tV. F. Jackson, M.D., of Folkestone, England, formerly of Brockville, and wife of Major Winthrop Sears, of Kingston, had been accidentally killed. A one-armed teamster of Princeton, B.C., named Kelly was good to two fellows who told him a hard-luck story. He fed them and gave them accommodation for theV'nigh t. They got out during the night with $60 of his money, but were arrested at Sum-merland. The district poultry show held In Grand Forks-turned out to be a huge success. "Nearly 600 entries were recorded, birds being entered by fanciers yfrom*Nelson, Rofcsland and Trail, as well'as'*a splendid representation from the 'boundary. % - -> .1 Ji **** s spent a life time in the civil service. The military honors, we .'accept, r * _� without other comment than that, we cannot vecjronize too highly the ser-vices of the gallant men who have served us so well' dVeraeas. Honors to them from the &jngLaKe well deserv- Mada^.PaulUie:n^atdi^the famous Moptfeal prima ^igrhha? has been granted a'.divorce 'In 'Paris ffom Paul Seveillacr"Sfie - sahfe in "Carmeri" with Eduattl i.ClementJin Bordeaux the past month,^ahd wiH-(sing'in grand opera at the Opera $omlque, Paris. J Entailing a loss eaimiated at $250,-000 the; large terminal,elevator of the Northern Elevator Company in St. Boniface containing' 8D.QQ0 bushels,of grain, was completely destroyed by fire which-broke out ata5fS0 o'ejodk Saturday ^ight. Half ati hour after th.e fire. -- ^iye say, tlMos.are not* desired ""l^'eribem^et them %g is. year's titles mm Mm Any more /' � h� "�e associated peopr� i^uareau has in this country. gi mass tin dis-eve;* With Mr. -Justice Ri^dell disaentfng. the divisional- cou^^t^^oode Hall has granted ^eavC&'fa^pfesl -op'^bSr-half of 'Isaac Bairtbrldge, of .Tiorontp.l convicted of issuing a seditious-libfl" in publishing "The'Price We Pay?�#�!,.... - Banes, M.L.A., of Air. JpBtice-Hodgins refused, a-Bt&te4-*86rjtn Vancouver, has;left for overseas case and fdur judges-Chief Justice R, M. Meredith, Sutherland, Lennox and Rose-reverse Mr. Justice Hod-gins' finding. ** _ f MQth.odists in .the^northern States report -a" gain'in rhembership last, year of 155,225, the greatest in any. one year in'the history of.American Methodism. . The total membership' is reported now ito stand at 4,283,280, the largest of all American Protestant bodies.  ,A small farmer, named Mrs, McCarthy, from Athlone, Irelaud, giving evidence -at the liand Court, stated that she was the mother of 23 children; 12 living, and had U2 grandchildren. She still superintends j farming operations on her land, andi transacts cattle sales at local fairs, I ,At Missoula, Mont., ,Mr, and Mrs, M. E. ICubelik and their six-year-old son, Frank, .were drowned in the Missolua riyer, when their automobile slipped on the muddy bank and rolled into the swollen stream. , , ' W. A. Wilson, who has been dairy commissioner since Saskatchewan, was organized; an'd repre'serited the Doinihr ion goYernmeut .in the territorial days, has resigned to become general manager of the Saskatchewan Co-operative Creameries, Limited, F.' M.' Logan,, deputy,.becomes dairy commissioner. �;Major John G. Anderson, of Victoria,, Who enlisted witb the 19th Alberta ftr^Lgoons early in the war as a private^ was given his coniniission in the field '�im was awarded the Military Cross for' daring wdrk; 10 morithB ago^ and promoted to thfe-. rank of ^major, has; b^n killed In /action. ih charge of,a railway construction draft, Lieut/Hanes has been city engineer, then mayor, and finally member of the legislature for North , ... of egislaturo will ejBeasvfbrces 1 - J Mrs. .1 -it 'r:: f ' . 1 ' i - k r nize witt i H.J r + a l ^ - J ' >� ^ ^ , * t � i .i J 'A * i t h_ ^a_ & .: .l ^ '�"'SEW* **,\. Zfyiie Quarterly official board: of � St.. James church, Montreal;1 has-extended! a;>unariimous ' inVltatibn* to the' Rev.'; Dr. Jas. Henderson, of Toronto, to fepomo th*e superintendent pastor for 3ie next conference year, to succeed WRev. Major Willlamsi who had accepted-the invitation to the Timothy A^tbn Memorial fehiirch; Toronto. Rev. bmas Scott and Rev. Wm, Harold M.A., '"b;d.," were also invited tPremain as assistant pastors of St. Vfmes for another yeisir. R^v. Prf .g^dersonhas acc'eptedVthe invitation. , LOANS FOR. THE' PUBC * -4^J - - f-. - ran - -i ^ J pn _1 _- -H - J Al Jl7 ,. . - ? >N *rt%-Vipi; j ' � Y l" - t J k,0 -3 7-1,li - J_. . J ;