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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta '-1* �� ' *l - 4 j 4 -. L -� 1 - I d- 7 J. - �7L J THE - 4 * - r x m- l 44 �7\ r J> -A �{CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE) .1* 1- j||ol. .Lionel Millen (Infantry); Lieut. (&L Percival Montague (Infantry); |lile�t Col. Walter Moodte (Railways); |Lieut. Col. Thomas Murphy (Medicals); Lieut Col. Robert Neeland |';(Laoor battalion); Lieut. Col. Charles pPeters (Medicals); Lieut. Col. Ken ^Beth Ramsay (Railways): Lieut. Col. Stafford Reason (Medicals); Lieut. ^Col. Blair Ripley (Railways); Lieut. y'Ghi. James Slater (Infantry); Lieut, i |rdol. Samuel Sharps i Infantry); Lieut, j fCol, David Tamblyn (Veterlnaries);  Jliieut. Col. John White (Forestry);, gliieut. Col. Albert Woods (Chaplain); \ ^Major Fred Alderson (Artillery); * Felt Wretched until Be Started To Take "Fortes" 594 Champlaiv ft*, Montmaim 'Tor two years, I was a misorablo Buffererfrom Ithtumathm and Stomach 7VoubU, I had frequent Dizsy SpelUt and when I took food, felt wretched and sleepy. 1 suffered from Rheumatism dreadfully, with pains in my back and joints, and my hands swollen. A friend advised "Fruit-a-tivea" and from the outset, they did me good. After the first box, I felt / tiros getting well and I can truthfully say that ,*Frult-a-tives" Is the only medicine that helped me". LOCIS LA BRIE. & Major Alex Anderson (Engineers); : 50c. a box, 6 for $2.�0, trial siae, 25c &ajor Charles Bennett (Infantry); j At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit-j&SIaJor Robert Bickerdike (Infantry);! ^Major Alfred Butteushaw (Ordnance); ' ^Major George CUne (Engineers); | Major Ian Crawford (Infantry); Major! in a tight place. nnua ence Future Keynote A spirit of courage and determination and confidence' for the future, with glorification of achievements of allied forces on laud and sea, dominated the speeches at the first annual banquet of the Lethbridge branch of were making big profits out of it. "We can deal with that class by taxation that will muke them realize what the war meant. The war must be brought homo to every man, Woman and child." He hoped that when next year's bau- Pratse for Women If he was to give credit to any particular section of the public, said Mr. Buchanan, it would bo to tha women -tires Limited. Ottawa. The marvellous nn-1 J;,Robert Donaldson (Ordnance); Major j uy, combination, organization, and 'Thomas Ehnitt (Infantry); Major j wealth, of the world's greatest repub- �W!De '>; ,MaJS' ?w i Vlc- whlch' Vth ours^lves �fcupy j ComradesVesleTand Baestoger. "who' and"made"an ap^arfo^he Red Cross ^rariss -.H, Hatzberg (Engineers); Major Wal-. before long this gigantic force will be |:;ter Hyde (Artillery); Major George , hurled with irresistible impetuosity, in KiUam (Infantry); Major Charles j conjunction with our own, against the L&ing (Infantry); Major Edison Lynn j COmmon foe In Europe. Of the final r1 � *" Jack Clark presided at the piano. The Army and Navy When the health of the King was toasted in true soldierly fashion Dr. C nybeare proposed the toast of the �i. (Engineers); Major WTilliam McTag- j r6suit I have no doubt. The battle wilt j arniv nnn naVyt in his well-known lery); Major Donald Mc-1 De fierce and may be long, but tri- j slvie. Dr. Conybeare is Jat his best umphant success will crown ths united efforts of the allied nations, and a glorious victory for right and for humanity will bring to this blood stained world a time of rejoicing and undis- gart (Artillery i^XJonald (Cavalry); Major Fred Me-p Kean (Army Service); Major James !v,McPharland (Artillery); Major Rob-|v-ert Massie (Artillery); Major M. %: Maund (Flying Corps); Major Fred I^Min'chiu (Flying Corps); Major John i turbed peace. ' Morphy (Pioneers); Major George i Wlth you. I welcome home with all ajotherhlli (Medicala); Major Daniel heartiness, our brave men who have |v O'Donahoe (Infantry); Major Garnet given of thelr best in servlce overseas _farK- for us an(j the Empire. They will ever gjnspn (infantry); Major Eric Pepler remRm our honored heroes. $ (Englneers); Major John Fittman (Ordnance); Major Allan Powell (Infantry) ); Major J&mes Rankin (Infantry); Major William Rierdon (Artll-; Major Donald Rispon (Infan- I Ic fund, and could not be taken over I by the government but must be conducted voluntarily. It was one of the necessities of the war, the providing for the wounded and afflicted. "We are going to need from $30,000 to $50.-000 from the Lethbridgo federal riding this coming year, and we are* starting out to get it/',said the judge. "The women are doing their part in making en when he Is talking upon this subject. " ne thin red line of the fame ot earlier days was replaced by the brorircr hood in brown, but t?he same old spirit !up the materials. It is up to the was there inspiring the'men of 'the, to furnish the money." British empire to even greater deeds! The Veterans' Club upon the field of battle in the cause Lieut. Kirkham proposed the toast of right. Then he spoke of the navy, | of the Veterans'"" association in a of which little is heard, but to which speech in .which he referred the is due our security. The watchdogs of great necessity of such a club for T, My profoundest sympathy goes forth today to the many homes in this, our beloved province, where sacred shrines are set np to the loving memory of ^ r, . ^ , .our heroic men. May the Divine con- ; R??ert ^S^^S*11-Isolation come to each lacerated heart and bless all those so near and dear to our fallen heroes. They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them uor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun aud in the morning We wfll remember them. t - - ^�1 l eera); Major Morris Scott (Machine p-. Guns); Major John Sills- (Infantry); . Major Henry Staldan Smith (Engin-eers); ^Major Henry Stewart (Army Service); Major Cecil Stockwell (Artillery); Major Joseph Syer (Artil-cilery); Major Harold Trotter (Engineers) ; Captain Richard Stayuer (Mounted Rifles). Also Brig. Gen. ^v ^Barker (Royal Artillery, formerly of * the Canadian militia). i?en- J4T1 Co�P' �f . LiJhe^001' f 1 would wish also to he., .en and ivhose brother was killed when ajcheer ih near and dQar ones Qf aU 6C;:memberof theaB.F MnrT,n those who still fight our good fight . J^eut Col. Regain MacDonaid wit, ch bravery and determination (Royal Garrison Artillery, formerly In , dMimt land 4� th* riavs roll bv -the Canadian miUtia); Captain Gordon 1 m d!staBt land- As tne da>8 roU ^ McLarty (Royal Medicals, formerly Canadian Medicals). Flight Comman-�-;;;der. Alexander Shook (Naval air service of Tioga, Ont.) , Poyal Red Cross of First Class. Myra Goodeve, Janet McDonald, Helen Shearer, Jeaa tTrquhart, Nella Wilson. /�.Royal Red Cross of Second Class Annie Baliip. Elizabeth Best, Mabel Bruce, Isabel Connor, Winnifred Fray, Margaret Galbraith, Sarah Heaney, McCort, the seas kept, silent watches in the mists of the North' Sea. They had swept the seas clear of the enemy, and guarded the shores of tho empire so that no enemy had ever set foot upon them except as prlsouer. To this toast Supt. Pennefather of homecoming boys and this was amplified Dy the remarks of Secretary Ritchie and ex-President Morrow in response. The Veterans' club meant to the homecoming boy a great deal in the way of helping him to get a fresh start in civil life at attime when he the Mounted Police responded. Though, needed it badly. Mr. Morrow empha no orator he spoke from the heart as was evidenced by the stirring phrases , in which he referred to the great work i of the army and navy, and to tho 1 great British empire. As representative of a semi-military organization ho felt it a particular honor to be ! asked to respond to this toast. Every sized particularly the value of the club in being a home for the men who came home broken and nervous wrecks, until such time as they recovered! their strength: Mr. Morrow and Mr. Ritchie both spoke in high praise of the men of the club and thanked them for their co-operation in organlz- Anglo-Saxon felt proud of the army (iDg the association. Mr. Morrow spoke and navy for there was nothing in � of the great support they had receiv-God's world like them. Someone had ] ed from the public and spoke partic- 1 1 � Elizabeth Martin. Margaret Aomie'Stirling, Ethel Tipton. * 1 � i ^ . j � � ^ - / TO PEOPLE OF ALBERTA (Cdntinued fxom feokt PaGS) m^--:- 3:  Interfered with to any material extent. While it is necessary that we must I light our foes with our last man avaii-'i^fv able, it is also equally necessary that -we should feed our army and our al- lies." - \ * I x � i hi my last annual address to you, I said, "Dark days will come and times when our purpose and efforts may be ; jsbiiken, but to people like those of the \ � British Empire nothing shall turn us v from our great purpose, nothing shall iihdermine our faith, 1 nothing shall daunt us, we and our allies are fixed in our determination to win, and win we shall in this great world struggle." TjVe have passed through dark days and must expect more of them in the fortunes of war, but men of our Empire's race and blood, were never quitters, and history records that they were never more determined, never more resolute, than they are when fighting f - - the deeds of- valour unexcelled on tory's pages will oft be proudly narrated, and will be our exultation and and crown of rejoicing. The complete success of the Victory Loan has shown in an unmistakable manner that Canada has her heart in the work of winning the war, and it Is a matter of great satisfaction to me to know that this province gave its quota gladly. I know the people of Alberta will join with me in expressing their sincere sympathy with the people of Halifax and Dartmouth at the awful catastrophe which has befallen them. It would not be out of place if I were to again remind you of the necessity laid upon each of us who remain behind to make our best efforts tor personal economy and sacrifice, both in food and in money, that we may be the better able to assist our forces and to back up the call when Canada claims our financial help. In conclusion, weighing up the whole of the situation, let us rejoice that not one square inch, of British territory is now occupied by the enemy and that there are unmistakable proofs that when, our great ally to the south is ready to join us in the great united blow, there is no question that the result will be glorious victory culminating In the abiding peace of the world. R. G. BRETT, Lieutenant-Governor. asked him on the occasion of Lord Kitchener's death why the flag at the barracks was not flying at half mast. He has responded that if he had a ularly of the aid of the two chapters of the I. O. D. E. The evening was brought to a close with three cheers for the veterans, the higher pole he w"ould have put the flag ; guests, the singing of Auld'Lahjg Syne higher for it was an honor for a Brit-: nnA thn nntinnni A�+HQm voavdVoi �p ish soldier to die in the cause of his : country. Our Absent Comrades * Comrade J. R. Palmer- proposed the toast to Our Absent . Comrades. A : sense of sadness must of necessity prevail at a gathering .such as this,' he said, in spite of the gainetyof the* season. Amid the luxuries and security ' here it *was almost impossible to realize the terrible war was etill raging and would rage with greater intensity. He hoped that the new year would offer further opportunity for'the gallant Canadian armies and ;that when the second annual banquet was held it would be In celebration of a great victory of our. armies, a complete vindication of right-and a new era or peace. "We must hot lose sight of the fact, however, that many of our comrades are still on the*battlefield and some who may never return. He. proposed a silent toast to the absent'comrades. tn absence of Capt. McKenzle tills , and the national Anthem.'Several of the boys stayed and'hour .or so later to welcome the New Yeaiv- Capt. ftiay Given * Big Party- New Hospital Directors Are Elected (From Our Own Correspondent) Cardston, Dec. 31.-The ,mayor and town council with Cardston's citizens united this evning in a big program and party to do honor co our soldier and sailor boys. The big auditorium toast was responded to byr Mr. Ball',, . . ,rt f _ ___- who said that we wouidnever realize i atK " 0 Jcho01 JT^^t t0 ,ca?ac^y !Z. LL w�a itafl ,nT10 when Mayor W. E. Pitcher took the what these brave ooys nan gone ,. tv- c�,,*.* W t->-___ through at the battlefrontforthe sake c^r a#nd called I* Scott B Brown of our security and of the-cause of lof.the ^ couacU 1? op,en \fe right. He was glad to know that Can-! erl"S Tth Nearly all of the .A ___^_________councillors were with the mayor on the rostrum together*'" with Martin ada had spoken in no uncertain term,** \ that she was behind those boys. Nbth- Nng more tragical could have happened ' T�%lt'T' P/ P- Rev-Mr- *:el^ki Mr-than to send a message to'them that,?- /' Wood Mrs. Alexander DoVer, we were not behind, them. Mr. Downer caused much amuse- Major H. B. Brown, Capt. W. G. Ains-cough and Capt. Ben H. May,'the hero ment by reading a toast to the Kaiser, f thue occasion who is home on fur-which consigned that. Prussian mon-jlouSk arriving here on Friday the 23th arch in humorous terms .to a very SHORTAGE IN 0. Is EscTpe the Cold! 1 * - � s. * - Buvr EXCU RS|ON TICK ET j _ ^ f � + r * t _ ifiomA - h i 3 " i 1- " ',-->'-^tiL'l;.l _ t i n l � ^ r h " 1 ' ^ . j ' VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA'S MAGNIFICENT -CAPITAL, GREEN ALL YEAR ROUND, CALLS YOU TO GET AWAY Ff*OM THE BITING COLD THIS WINTER. Least R am fall s r of all our Pacific Coast cities. Beautiful buildings; lovely homes; splendid scenery; excellent roads; flowers commonly in bloom In open air at Christmas; golf every month in the year; balmy, soft air; average mean temperature for January 38 degrees above zero. EXCURSIONS Dec, Jan Feb, Ask Ticket Agent, ert. Washington, Dec. 31.-Immediate action by the railroads to relieve the critical coal shortage, particularly in New England and other sections suffering from the cold wave, was being considered today by Director General McAdoo and members of the railroad war board. As the result of a conference with the director general yesterday, heads of agencies aiding in government operation of the rafiroads were ready with plans designed to bring about a speedy movement of fuel into the affected areas. Greater use of the water routes into New England from Hampton Roads probably will be made. /In addition to affecting a freer movement of-coal the settlement of labor questions will be one of the chief railroad problems to be dealt with by the director general. Heads of the railroad brotherhoods who conferred with President Wilson recently have been summoned to confer with the director general. Thursday, regarding relations of labor and the new government railroad administration. While settlement of the brotherhood's demands for forty per cent, increase in wages is not looked for at this time officials believe the government soon will consider favorably a plan for better pay. v Legislation for guaranteeing com- warm hereafter. Our Guests The toast to Our Guests was very well proposed by President I.ohgworth of the Veterans who Bald that it always gave the Veterans pleasure to 'welcome visitors, and that they now had a regular visiting day and would be glad to see anybody. He thanked the public of Lethbrldge for their support of the club. He made the proud boast that Lethbrldge had one of the finest Veteran's clubs and including some of the finest men In Canada. /Much credit was due to the late officers of the club for their organization work. Mayor Hardie responded to this toast, and said It w,as an honor to be the guests of the Veterans. -. Nothing i that could be said or done could in any .way express the great debt of gratitude that the people owed to these men who had;suffered' for the cause. The people woul^ never fully realize what-tliey had done. His ^worship paid a great tribute to the mothers and wives Of the country who had so bravely given up their sons' and husbands for the service. / Those Who Support the Boys W. A. Buchanarif^M.P., proposed the toast to the - citizens 'of Lethbrldge inst. The speech ot welcome was made pby Mr. Edward J. Wdod, who dwelt on the great work needed from us all in order to keep the boys well supplied with reinforcements, food and munitions and voiced too sentiments of all PILLS FOR Give ^'California Syrup of Figs" if Cross, Sick, Feverish. Constipated. L*ook back at your childhood days. Remember the "doBe" mother insisted on-castor oil, calomel, cathartics, you hated them, how you fpught against taking them. . With our children" it's different. Mothers who cling to the rid form of physic simply don't realize what they do. The children's.revolt ifl well founded. Their tender little "insides" are injured by them. ( If your child's t-omach, liver and ywho had stood behind -the boys at., , , , , t , , the front. He said'he cquld boast of i bowels need cleansing, give only deli- wnat Lethbridge had done in the war but he would not. They had done well, but not any more .than, they should j cious "California Syrup of Figs." Us action is positive, but gentle'. Millions of mothers keep this harmless "fruil .t,-Jf| f fitime. elected h> ...^ , He found men who talked of an early peace. These men do not know what this war means. Abraham Lincoln had said of the civil twar in res* . 1 ponse to such men that the war had pensation on the basis of pre-war been started wftti an object and would earnings, is expected to get under way! not end until that, pbject was accom-In congress this week. President Wii- plished. The same must be said of (son will probably appear before con- this war. V jgreas Thursday with his, recommend- Then there were those who did not i atiojia aJonir this line. want to see the war end because they have and not as much as they must laxative" handy;, they knoV children do in the future. We tnust look for- love to take it; that It never fails to ward with courage and determination, clean ,the liver and bowels and sweet en the stomach, and that a teaspoonful given today saves a sick child tomorrow. Ask your druggist for a bottle of "California Syrup of Pigs," which has full directions for babies, children of all ages, and for ijrown-ups plainly on each bottle. BewkreOot counterfeits sold here. See that it is made by "California Fig*Syrup*Company." Re-' fuse any other kind with contempt.- citizens in extending to soldiers and sailors the.heartiest welcome possible. , A very pleasing piano solo by Miss Winnifred Gold was followed by the Ilev. Mr; Kellock's speech �ou "Our Soldiers and Sailors," when a heartfelt .'.tribute wax paid to the sailors first as our great: benefactors in keeping open for our products and our armies the mighty highways of tho deep. Thou to our bruve soldier boys who had offered and wore still offering daily thoir all-their lives-in defence of our homes and hearth stones, and each mother, wife and sister whoso lonely lives at homo with their toll and sacrifice were also highly heroic. A fine patriotic quartette was then given by Messrs. J. P. Lnyne. Jno. L. Smith, A. B. Cure and W. T. Meridew. Capt. May Speaks. Capt. Den. H. May, who left here with the 13th O.M.R., and was transferred to the Strathcona Horse, whose services have brought them in action on many 'occasions, gave a brief but characteristic soldier's speech, telling of but few of the difficulties and moro of tho brighter sides ot the trying life of the boys at the front. Though not on the printed program, Mr, Vernon Coombs very, kindly responded with a soldier's parod,y on "Rock Me to Sleep." His effort was one of the best vocal members given. With his characteristic vigor, Mr. Martin Woolf spoke to the topic "Our Nation," showing that it was the character of its people that made any nation great and in this vast world struggle no nation for its numbers had done more than Canada save Belgium, France and Britrfln. Canada's people had recently spoken unmistakably and It was for every man. woman and child to do not their bit, but their level best for the winning of this war. Miss Nelson of Lethbridge, accompanied by Miss Pickup then gave a very pleasing vocal solo. An original comic sketch by Mr. Z. W. Jacobs served to bring out many good humorous sal Pies as the gathering of the old 13th men at a Shorn-cliffe banquet was depicted. "'Our Ain Folk" was sung with much feeling by Miss Annie Walker, while Mrs. V. V. Christie gave a patriotic reading concerning the R. W. M. P., in a manner to amuse the fervor of all old timers who know of the valor of the riders of the plains. The little Misses Jess en closed the program with their piano duett, splendidly given, and the audteuce sang vigorously, "God Save Our King and Men." v Dancing was then, indulged in by all those wishing to participate and thus in friendly mingling and timely tripping will most of Cardston's people do honor to the boys while 1917 merges into 1918. To the mayor and council and Mr. S. S. Newton with Mrs. Fred Best, the committee lh charge, ps well as Principal J. W. Law with bis able and willing teachers, much credit is due for this enjoyable evening made free to all citizens and all comers. The soldier boys and all their hin&red doubt lbs s appreciate the kindly Reeling shown and the good time provided New Hospital Directors. The annual meeting of the stock- WEDNESDAY, JANUAl^^ 1018 ;� r> 1 J. 1 i' " _ 11 ^ f j - I| dieiferid of the day finds you weary or In* tebleiwith achingheadand frayed nerves,you need something to tone and strengthen the system. ar<5 a remedy which quickly helps in restoring normal conditions. They act on the stomach, liver and bowels, Mid so renew the strength, and-steady the nerves. A few doses of these world-famed family pills will - 1 h Welcome *&9�&A*J" ThomM Be.*h.m,Sl. Helena LwcHtri, Eniinnd. �� Canatia mni U. S. Aronrica. in boua, 25 cent*. holders was held in the Cardston Investment Go.ts office on the 27th inst, and business set going for the equipment and opening of this much needed institution at an early date. The placesof'the six directors automatically retiring according to the bylaws wore filled by the election of Mr. T. Wm. Duce, E. j. Ivins, .T. C. Cahoun, Jno. S. Smith, J. Y. Card and Jas. 1-1. Hadtield; The holdovers are J. El. Harris, R. Wm. Pilling, Hugo Weis, John H. Bennett, G. W. Burt and J. J. Galbraith. The direotors met on the 29th and elected C. W. Bun* as president; E.J. Ivins, vice-president, and J. Y. Card, secretary treasurer. A committee comprising tho president, secretary and T. Wm. Duce was appointed to expend the necessary funds for equipment and to inspect the building and the property already there on the 29th inst. The next directors meeting was' called for Jan. 6th, 1918 at 2 p.m. Arrangements are progressing for leasing the property to competent parties so that tho hospital may be opined at an .early date. All public spnft-ed citizens will help push this project to a successful consummation. FIRE IN COLLEGE SherbrooUe, Que.. Dec, 31.-broke out beneath the library at op's College, Lennoxvllle, this Ing and at one time threaten; reach a large conflagration. Wl thermometer around forty bel firemen put up a big fight a: oeeded Jn confining the blaze seat Of the outbreak, u-fh REQUISITION TERMIN Washington, Dec. 31.-Th terminals, at New York werefiulsi-tloned for the army today bflajor-General Goethals, acting quafniast-er general. B F h OF CANADA Keep the Savings hi Joint Accou In the names dl or. more memb] Husband Wife, Brother and Sister, or Father an It Is an all-round convenience, as eithepn deposit or withdraw money, and In case of defthe balance goes to the survivor without any formes, formlne an Immediate source of ready LETHBRIDGE BRANCH A. F. S. Tatum, - F. V, Cavers, r  J. BlackwoodiaQer CARDSTON BRANCH L_ BARONS BRANCH i l � 4. * + 1 t r *.  _ h - h - r * Mail Order NOT- ^1 - s Help support the schools, chm charitable institutions; * h 1 Pay any taxes in the community; Help build the roads or care for t k Spend one dollar with the farmr munity; Furnish employment to in the community; Extend credit, as does the hident Sell as good quality of goo merchant; ' r z * Show goods before they an chant; local .1-- f" j /? _ h ' ^ fw I ^ 1 " -J, a: ,4 ;