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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE NINBB � ] -�->V'W r t i - J, 1 - i 'I 1 * 4. Cabinet Shortly to Discuss Policies of Agriculture and Immigration t WING to the passing o after SATURDAY, a h e aoove Act, on an 5th, a 11 our Markets ose EVERY SATURDAY at 6 o'clock. Ph one Orders will be taken up to 1 5'minutes before closing. 4 We trust that none of our customers will be put to any inconvenience by the early closing act. We will put on an extra delivery in order that the Public may get the service they are entitled to. i 'K A Our cars have arrived from the Atlantic, th4 Pacific, and Northern Lakes. We can save you from 2 to 4 cents per lb. by buying at any of our markets. Ottawa, Jan. 3.-The question of government control and operation of packing houses has not up to the present time been considered by the cabinet council. A statement to this effect was tnade today by a prominent member of 'the cabinet, who however, declined to express an opinion as to whether or not any action is likely to be taken in the near future. No action of a drastic character is likely to be taken by the government in regard to the control of packing or other matters until after Sir Robert Borden s return to the capita] about the middle of next week. Then it will be possible to have a practically full attendance of ministers. The ony absentees will be Sir George Foster who will not be able to resume his duties for some weeks, and, Hon. C. J. tioberty, minister of justice, who will not return to Ottawa until after the middle of the month. Hon. J. A. Calder, minister of immigration, and Hon. T. A. ('rerar, minister of agriculture, who have not been in Ottawa since election clay, expected to arrive tomorrow. It is considered altogether probable that the government's first consideration will be given to policies emanating from the departments presided over by these two ministers as they are more intimately connected with the important and pressing problems arising from the need of increased production, and Incidentally, an augmentation of the number of people on the land. The soldiers'* settlement board, whose duty it will be to assist men who have returned from overseas to get a start at farm workt will, It is believed, ^'e appointed before the end of the month. Miss K. Long of Tabcr was a guo.-t of friends In the city on Now Year's Day. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Irving FYaser have removed from 415 8th St. South to their new home at lOoti 2nd Ave. H. * *  Mrs. Arthur Malacord of Vancouver Is visiting her father, Air. Uardet of this city. � * * 4 Miss Eva Smith, PIncher Creek, is visiting her sister, Mrs. M. Parfitt during the New Year's week. * * * The executive of the Great War Next of Kin will meet tomorrow af-terntfOif^-St 2 o'clock in the Veterans Club. * * * Mrs. Ceo. Powell and Mrs. J. II. Robinson of Tabor are In the city today attending the meetings of the ' Macleod Presbyterial. � * * Lieut. Ina Sage of the. Military Hob- Canadians Back in Their Old Positions Lens Front Canadian Army Hf-iritpmrt^r". Jan. 3.- (By the Canadian Overseas correspondent).-The New Year finds the Canadians back in the old familiar positions before Lens. Indt�otl ihuy have been here ever since the Pa.sachenriaeh; battles, but it is only now that 'the censor permits mention of their location. thpy wore on the Somme last year or in the salient six weeks ago. The health or ail ranks is reported good, 'i he physique and training of the reln-fi;) cements has given much satisfaction. The Canadian corps, which since its formation has never been out of the j front line, remains there still, but it is Canada in France has i.evor wolconi- '� having comparative rest. As on ed the New Year in belter spirits or under better conditions. While a bit- Christmas buy, so on New Year's Day, and officers and men celebrated the Ing wind and many decrees of frost j event with becoming festivities. Din-have made the days and nights bitter- m*rs, moving picture shows and con-ly cold,'officers and men call this area t'*-rt parties all contributed to dim the home affcor years of great battles at ! reality of war. while the extensive list Yimy, Hill *^J v;Su>geon, , Manhattan Eye, Ear, Nose and Mfepfoat gospital, New iYork City, ipilV1914. .....^ |v 8pe61allat to Calgary 8cIiqo) fe.t.;;- ;. Board 274-214 going to keep open. , Still others sa-id they would do whatever their competitors in the same line of business did. All -agreed that the factory act as it stands is a discriminatory piece of legislation in that it allowed some merchants to keep open on Saturday evenings while it forded the*-'larger stor�fe with large staffs ';vto ' close. They also kicked a gainst, towns under 6000 population being left:without the purview of the act Some Favor Entlr/ejt Closing . Some'% those pres^nt;fayorod the entire closing of all retail stores, If possible, until the legislature meets in February. This would give the merchants an opportunity to test public opinion, and the general belief Is that there will be such criticism of the act , as it affects Saturday night closing ' that the legislature w.ould be quite willing to bring down* admmendniGnt. "The city of LeUibri^^e^dB'-pn the country trade so much'for its business that we are in reality only a country town," declared one merchant, "and I know the farmers wiU be very much against the operation of the aot to force the stores here to close Saturday evenings at six o'clock. You would only'have to look down the business streets on a Saturday evening in summer time.to know tha^-Lethbridge never had a better adv|rtiBement than its motor packed streets on Saturday evenings last summer. To close the. stores'at six on Saturday would be a crime under the circumstances," 'Hat Feels Same Way. fc The Herald Understands that Medicine Hat feels very mttch the � same way and a delegation from Lethbridge consisting of Messrs* Bawden and Williamson will vipitthat city to discuss the whole proposition with the merchants there with a view to united action by the two cities in securing amendments: to the act at the next session. .t * 1 1 In an interviewC'at Calgary, Deputy Attorney GeueraV'Drownihg said: "The act in its entirety, is. to be j&nforced, from this date. andianyiektensiQhs ; of night or day shift Mir only fie:}given in accordance with tlieVaqtJor special reasons of trade oiyhich siiek to lay quick anfl effective sei^e to these pliable'and, fatal tendencies of life the speaker said Wat tlie young womanhood of our day was subject to graver besetments than was our young manhood, and Condemned in the strongest fashion those who would, take- harmful advantage of any qf these weaknesses. , v v'^he meetings thus fair.have btfeh fraught; wiWg&od resuXC'iinit,$re stead; Jl#ltr6WinV in lntere&; ana^umbers? Mr. Hodman is wellv'i&rthy ;of the fcei^response possible and $� is to, he desired that all who can, will take every possible advantage of his brief 3os4|ilflfeHe: :will: speak, tonight ' * � I ^ufejecV4Loved Back to Life^ The Hard Times dance of the Vot-erans Friday evening promises to be an enjoyable affair. Whist tables will be provided for those who do not cure to dance.  � m Tomorrow (Friday) morning, the first excursion to California leaves Lethbridge. The train will consist of sleepers, a diner,' and baggage cars. Among those going from here and CoaldaJe are W. H. I'awson and wife, Coaldale, F. G. M6rton and wife, Coal-dale, Mrs. John Home and Miss Jessie Home, T. McCord, W. Oliver, Messrs. Bartlott, Leadbetter, Blrkin and Bau-bler.  * * SLETTEN-FINSTAD On Monday, 31st December, 1917, John" Sletten of Great Falls, Mont., and Hedvig Marie Flnstad of Pendant d'Oreille, Alta., were united in marriage at the Methodist parsonage of Fifth Ave. Church, Medicine Hat, by Rev. R. Lome McTavlsh.  *> * McKlNNON- mas son A quiet but pretty wedding took place at Knox church on Monday evening, when Mr. Neil McKinnon of Claresholm, was united in marriage to Miss Madge Masson of this city. Miss Jessie Masson acted as bridesmaid, while Mr. James MuRobbie supported tjie groom. The bride wore her travelling suit and carried a lovely bouquet of roses and carnations. Immediately after the ceremony the guests sat down to a sumptuous dinner at the home of the bride's parents. The bride was the recipient of many beautiful and useful gifts. The happy couple left on the morning train . for Calgary and points west. After the honeymoon they will take up their residence at Claresholm. Their many friends wish them much happiness. RED CROSS NOTES Did ,it ever occur to you that we- all who are helping In the Red Cross �work-are In a race with death ? Every time the Red Cross helps to save the life of a wounded soldier at the front it saves two men, tho mail who was wounded and the man who would have to take hlB place. Isn't it easy for all of us to get wonderfully enthused with the knowledge that the work: we do meanB the actual saving of lives? Surely none of us need more of a spur than tirfs. Every piece of work turned out by Lethbridge women makes other women's burtons easier to bear. We must have more of this work and more workers if hospitals are kept supplied in Europe, ambulances kept running and nurses provided. Are you doing your part? i�uts. They are well ventilated, boarded and dry. It is ho with his deeper dwellings, while in what once wen ol Canadians mentioned in dispatches added to the general good cheer. Outstanding among the performances given for Hie men waft one uy a division known u� its iriemin as "The Printer's D�-vils," On New Year's lflve at its lieadtiuartetH and in a great lecture hull witn a .sealing capacity of one thousand, the Maple Leaf concert villages further behind the lino tho of-! ljan> U1:ule �i� of men from its ranks, fleers and men find some degree of ' K^vo the opening performance of the shelter, warmth and comfort. 1 do not' �lrst Panloininc played by any of the mean to minimize the hardships of ! fo"'es' British or French, within the the winter campaign, for hardships are inseparable" from- war, but the conditions are immeasurably better than war area. It was a unique opening night in theatrical history, for the per a > t> �> *j* i x Thirty \1 ans � -1 1� rice All by the best makers. Must clear this stock and mak e room ianos. TERMS TO SUIT YOU. i -1 *THE H0HE OF TH� VICTR0LA-CVERY STYLE-EVgW PRICE' AND TH0U5AHD5 OF RECORD^ fOR.YOUJO.SELECTfROU' Jti#cK Ottawa, Jan. 2.-Allocation of military votes cast in England and on the continent of Europe opened today. In the case of polls held in France and Belgium, the votes are allocated to the various cpnstituencies and counted in Faris;, those cast fn Great Britain are allocated and counted in London. It is not expected that tho result will he known,-before the end of the month. Allocation and counting of military and naval votes cast in North America open in Ottawa early ne'xt week. ALMORAL BLOCK Geovse E. A. Rice, Fred M. Rose and George C?. Ross, three Of Lelh-bridge's first recruits to the Jfoyal Flying Corps secured in the, recent dri^e leave tonight for Winnipeg tp commence aptive training. ^Phey were to have left last Saturday^but the authdrities asked them tb;( delay their departure until today. So far Chairman Malcolm 'Yoting and J. R. Oliver, the local'flying corps committee have recruited 16 menjtor the corps as cadets; while two others have 'been secured as mechanics for, the corps. In addition there are sey? eral more who have sent in their applications. Should 20 fliers be enlisted they will be grouped together as the Lethbridge olass. Following-ate those enlisted to, date: Flying Cadets-TQ,eorge T. Bquitphj. john^Banus,;-B.6Iand C. Cox, .Dtl>Mv Cowan.^P. O; Dayid, N. L..Nead,-W: Jbatiettt A. R.-Ma^k, L.;p, Macdbriaid;' J. N. MoMeekin, G,R, Rots, O. SI A* "Rice, F, My Rose, J.- T. Whitneyt/B, Hardake. . 1r t * -I: * 4 J " i i ^ - \ r - v 4 * + h - \ �: ^ - l - � 4 " - f i RANK WADDINGTON FAVORED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FROM MRS. CHENEY, WILL SELL AT HIS AUCTION ROOMS, S. O. E. BUILDING, TENTH STREET SOUTH Get a 10-oent box. . Sick headache, biliousness, coated tongue, head and dose clogged up with a cold-always trace this to torpid liver; delayed, fermenting food in the bowels or sour, gassy, stomach. 1 Poisonous matter clogged in, the; intestines ; instead of beiug cast but' of the system is re-absorbed into the blood. When this poison reaches the delicate brain tissue it causes conges-Lion and that dull, throbbing, sickening headaoie. Cascarets, immediately cleanse the stomach, remove the sour, undigested rood and1 foul gas'ses, take the excess oik; I'ro^i the liver and carry out r.jl ihe constipate I watt* matter and puis* ons in we .poweU. ^Ga'sc^ret: tonight will surely straighten, ypii out by mornirig. They work:' while you sleep-a lp-cent'box rom your druggist means your head olear, stomach sweet breath right, com ON y ^" 4 d J .IV 1" AT 10,30 A.M. AN ASSEMBLAGE OF HIGH CLASS .-h*J-^-Jl.,'.,* + - 4_ .1 1. -I - + it t - P * � i 1 ' ' '1 I * L J And effects including: Very handsome dining suite; in soUd>oak, early English," .comprising buffet, 6 ft.'by 1 ft. 10 In., one;large: llheii drawer-and three smaller, two cupboards, bevel plate  mirror ;0^bacfc: lound extending dining table; set of 12 leather seated dining chairs and bow frontedvehiua cabinet, all in fine condition; beautiful pile carpet 10x9-in two shades of blue; beautifulpilssion..oak.Ubrar^table';� solid leather dtool; very ]i.eavy mission.pbak, ctiesterfield, loiy. style with'solid leather cushion seat;'lounge chairs in solid oak and genuine loathor; mission' oak hook stand; white enamel occasional' table; splendid. Brussells carpet squares and qarpeting; oak' chiffonier; dressers and stands; splendid,kitchen cabinet; Kobtonay rangej.two.3 ft. 6 in. beds complete; kitchen tiible;Idtohdn'chairsV'sr&^te'Vand;-:-7; glass ware; curtains; 'pictures, etc; ^ '�">�-� .""V: ^ � 1 P" K - r V - -� � �_ t J _ 1* "3 ti new TERMS CASH * -�. 1-^4 r " f.. ^ r1 �'it L- ^ - i- - h h1 - 1 '4 lr r L -r : * - f ' l "j i '5 It' J" L M ;