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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta rm LETIIBRIDGE DAILY IHERALD FRIDAY, JANUARY 4. 1018 CMDSTON MAN GIVES , ALBERTA A BIG BOOST B�U lAke papora give promlnenoe to Intel-Tlews with H. D. Folsom, of Cardatbn. On� paper says: Hl&man D. Polaom, -who wft� bulla-, Ing InjpoctoJ- of Snit I^ko whIM Kob-j art N. BttsWn WAS mayor in tho early nineties, arrived In Salt iMlte yesterday, accompanied by Ills wife and datigliter, from Cafdston, Alberta, Cnti-BdB, where he is heavily intereatod In tho lumber business. JSr. Folsom said the people of Canada were enthusiastically in favor of tho draft, and expected to send on the . average of 10,000 men overseas overy I month. Already they have dispatched 400.000 to tho French trenches. � in referring to the Bed Cross work, Mr. Folsom sttid it was meeting with the heartiest re.iponse of the women of the country. The children In the Echools are eneased In knitting all sorts of garnientr for tho soldiers In France. He said the enthusiasm and Intorest in the work of mercy, far from abatlsig, was on the decided Incroasc. "Business conditions," he said, "aro flourishing. Th6ro Is very little food shortage and mpst everyone Is pros-pwoua. The people are in no way discouraged over the losses they havo �uatalued on the Ehiropean battlefields, and are courageous to the greatest dagree." Mr. Folaom la staying here with his btotber, H. R, Folsom, 553 South Third laest street After tho holidays he will go to California to spend the winter. He expects to return to Canada about Canada and the War The other daily contained the fol-tovlng: "Canada hai always stood four-�atiare on thfe proposition of the war. Mid �t thii minute ia stronger than rer. The recent eleoUon demonstrates how the north end of America stands. The colonials wiU never quit untU peace for the world and the establlsh-Mont of democracy over the world is Mtured." H. D. FoUODJ, a former resident ^ of Bait Lake and now conducting a lumber business at Cardston, Alta., is the tithor of the foregoing declaration. Mr. Folsom la for a few days a guest of his brother, H. R. Folsom, and at the conclualon of his stay In Salt Liake .will go to California for the winter. Speaking ot the recent, election, Mr. FolBom declared that the overwhelming vote In favor of the tuiion party brought great rejoicing among the people and showed that Cajiada was thoroughly united in the movement.to go through with the war to a.auccess-lul conclusion for the allies. The election was ordered to get an expression of the country on the legislative enact-ment favoring conscription. The result �was a big victory for conscription. /"We have 10,000 men ready to send cross the seas, and through conscrip- tion Canada will nssomble 100,000 rc. crulta for the army on the French front," said Mr. Folsom, Ho explained that tho dominion had sent 400,000 across, and stands ready to send auothar 400,000 when the call comes. He statod th.al stringent meas-iiras aro now being enforced to prevent men eligible for army duty escaping across tho border into tho United Btates. "Canada lost moro than 100,000 men during the first years of tho war through laxnsss In watching tho border," said Mr. Folsom. He says that defect has been remedied and none but those who have the right can now oros* from Canada to tho United States. He says, also, that- Canadian recruiting agencies are Insisting that citizens of the United States who are of draft ago and qualifications aro not welcome. In the dominion. "They are being told to go home and shoulder a gan In defense of their country,'' >tr. Folsom assorts. BIG INCREASE IN C, P, I Highest Percentage in Last Week of December, Shown Since June Montreal. Jan, 4.-For the final week in Decenlber traffic earnings of the Canadian Pacific Railway aggregated 13,679,000, against 13,066,000 for the corresponding week a year ago, an Increase of $654,000 or twenty per cenf, the highest percentage since the second week in June. Total earnings for December Were 112,927,000 against $ 12,289,000 a year ago. Traffic earnings of the Grand Trunk Railway for the last week in Decern ber aggregated $2,040,966 against $1, "760,109 for the; corresponding week b year ago an Increase of $2S0,S57, or 45.9 per cent. The month's total was t5.6D4>568 against $5,2S0,245 in December, 1916. for stealing Halifax, Jan. 4.-Private James J, Grogan, a New Brunswick soldier was yesterday committed to the supreme court to stand trial on a charge of stealing $1,000 from the home of John Walls on the day of the explosion In yjlifax. , Any Sickness Weakness Even a simple ^cold strips and reduces your resistive powers to allow other sickness. Only food-not opiates or drugs-creates the rich blood which distributes strength to the body, and the concentrated medicinal food in tfie blood ridi and stinralate* its circulation while its tonk virtue enlivens the appetite and aids nutrition to rsMlabliah your stfenfth quickly and permanently. If you we rundown, anenftic or nervous, by all means get Soott's It builds benose it it a l�od~not a stimulant what may be the reauU of cAld ia a wound or skin Injury, Cold very soon sets up inflammation and festering, and unlocs Zam-Buk ia promptly appliod blood-poison may follow. Somatlffles evdn atnpotatlon proves noccsenry. Zam-Buk will safeguard you agaiast sncii serioua possibilities. Miss Belle Grant, of Braall I..ftkc, N.S., wrttcs: "I burned my hand badly and then accldontly caught cold In it. Tho pain I suCtcrod waa terrible and the v.-ound was badly inflamed and festered. I tried different kinds of aalvoa, but notlilng brought relief. I was by this time Buttering so that t could not sleep at alglits, and I feared Wood: poisoning was setting in. " Zam-Buk was recommended t9 me, and I commenced applying It. Before long \ 1 experienced the greatest relief; It drew out all the Innammatlon, tho pain was ended and I could see.the soro place was gradually healliig. Perseverance resulted in a complete cure. Zam-Buk la certainly a wonderful balm and should be In every home." Zam-Buk la also jbcst for eczema and all skin diseases, ringworm, running sores, ulcora., abscesses, pimples, bolls, plies, cuts, etc., 50c. box, 3 for 11.25. All dealers or Zam-Buk Co., Toronto. Send Ic. Btampjor posUga on free trial box. ARE AGIIAIG SEPARATION IDEA Quebec Papers Continue To Foster Idea of Formation of New Lower Canada Montreal, Jan. 4.-L'ldenl Cathol-Iquo publishes the following ou the breaking up of the Dominion: "The grain which we sowed scarcely nine months ago commences to give the finest possible appearance. No one will be able to prevent this magnificent movement from going on its way successfully. Several other public bodies purpose moving in favor otsa Lower Canada composed of the provinces of Quebec, Nova Scotia, New^  Brunswick and Prince Edward island. Wo must, however, go over the heads of the robbers at Ottawa and go directly to London and there expose our grievances, submitting our project of national reconstruction. We do not fear, like some, that we will bo obliged to remain in the company of a Borden or a Hughes under the pretext that we made a pact wrlth the'.r predecessors fifty years not the only soil for tho congenial growth of noxious plants. They oppose replacing Prussian mftltarism by Russian, French or English militarism." M. LItvInoff.declared hla emphatic belief that by the present negotiations and'propaganda by German soldtofs In tho east, Trotzky and Lenlne aro contributing to the downfall of Knlserlsm more effectually than' the allies fighting In tho west. Ho cdncludos: "I am sanguine erioagh to Imagine that the Russian nnft Gorman urmles on tho eastern front some day will march together against the common foo of the world's p.-olotarlnt In Germany Itself, ancl perhaps In other countries too." 1 , ' I Take Troops ^rom Persia I London, Jan. 4.-The ftolshcvlkl foreign minister. Loon Trotzky, Is said by tho Petrograd correspondent of tho Ex-dhango Telegraph company to havo sent a communication tb tho Persian government offering to begin negotiations tor the withdrawal of Russlati troops from Persian' territory provided Turkey will wltlidraw hers. The Russian' commissioners, the correspondent saya, :havo decided to negotlnto with the government of Ukraino on tho' basis of recognition of the Ukrainian republic provided it-does not hinder nillltnry operations against General Kaledlnes, the Cossack leader. It Is suggested that these negotiations be held at Smolensk or Vitebsk. According to the same correspondent, Jf. Kerensky, the deposed premier, has prepared an account of his service during tho period of the first revolution, which.Wll^be presented to I the constituent assembly. It includes I full details of conditions at the front during the June offensive and the reasons why >I. Kerensky decided to remove former Emperor Nichoas to Siberia. In the archives of the Russian foreign office there have been discovered documents of unusual interest dealing with negotiations between Germany and the imperial Russian government In regard, to a national ^convention to combat Socialists. Other curious documents, relating to the origin of the war, throw light on certain aspects of Gorman policy. Theso-papers will be published as soon as they have been classified. V .  Resolution Patsed Petrograd, Jan. S.-^-The resolution, adopted after M. Trotzlty had delivered his address, was as; follows: i "This assembly oo.h/lrms the fact that the" program prOCliiimod by the rep.-esontatlves of thjB5|uadruple alliance at Brest-Lltovskvirecognlzes In principle the conclusion of a peace without annexations 'or indemnities. This recognition establishes the basis for further pourparler^.with a view of a general democratic'peace. "However, already in this declaration the representatives of the German government havdifetused to admit t'he free right of oppress.ed'nations and colonies seized before the'beginning^of the war In 1914 to dispose'of their own destiny. This restrlctlotft which was immediately reported b^^jthe Russian The First Line of Dciifente-^Yqur first line of defetise in any undertaking is a' sound, well-nourished body. Real preparedness for the day's oard ia losing no time lu getting Its working organization togethor for the big fair next summer, the first to bo hold since 1913. At a meeting of the board, and later a meeting of the directors last evening the organization wnii put In fairly good shape. Bylaws for the board worn passed, the appointment of the offlcors wan confirmed, and k dclogatlon composed of Mdnager Moore and J.' \V. McNtcol was chosen to go to Medicine Hat on January 14th to confer with dologatos from Maolebd, Medicine Hat, Swift; Current, Moose Jaw and Wey-burn relative to n aeoond fair circuit. Tho executive last night confirmed tho appointment ot W, MoC. Moore as manager' ot the fair, and added to his duties those of secretary. W, D. King, who had been eloctod secretary-treasurer, was left with the duties of treasurer. W. H. Fairfield Is president of the board. Goo. B. McKay Is first vice-president, and Peter Lund second vlce-pro-sldent. The names of J. L. Peacock, O. F. Ursenbach, C.^S. Noble, J. VV. McClaIn and A. P. Day were added to the directorate. Tho city was empowered to recommend an. auditor. The finance committee was tho only one named last night, the chalV naming W. D. King, chairman, S. J. Shepherd and Mayof Hardle. t^resldent Pair-field win name the other committees at a meeting Of the directors to be called shortly. Those present at the general meeting were, W. H. Fairfield, W. McG, Mooro, D. A. Simpson, John McD. Davidson; A. E. Humphries, Mayor Hardle, G. H. Harmon, O. P. Ursenbach, H. G. 'Long, Peter Lund, J. W. McNicol, M. Freeman, W. D. King and Robert Bar-rowman. had prod'uced nothing liow and Hint e-cimber 6 the military servlco act Is iltjt"belng Enforced, but it Is understood that tho authorltlos nro taking steps to round up non-residents of this city Avho come under the act. Paris, Jan. 3.-Former Premier Joseph Calllaux, who Is accused ot treasonable activities, was under examination tor nearly five hours today by Captain Bouchardon, tho military Investigator. Ho was asked concerning fact's set forth by Gen. Duball, his accuser. At the conclusion of the proceedings, Maltre Demange, of M, Call-laux's counsel, gave out a statement j to the effect, that Captain Bouchardon Because of the enforce-hient of the Factory and Shops Act on January 1, 1918, our fclerks are not allowed to work after 6 p.m., and being unable to procure a night staff We Must Close ydt 6 p.m. All orders must be in before 5 o'clock for delivery on Saturdays. Order Today Your Goods forTomorrow THE GOOD COMPANY L.C.TEEPLE GEO. KERR, CO. H.A.McKILL6P SeottkBavae.ToraiitA.OM. 17-39 NEED HOG FEED Situation Serious-^District Rais-X ed $260,000 for Victory Loan 1 MUST BE GOOD ) . - '' , Our meats are told by telephone. Our Leth-bridge customers do not see them until they are delivered. You will see they m^8t be EEEPTIONALLY COOP to please particular customers. If you are par-tiuclar we want your business. A full line for tomorrow.-Phone 492. R. GOULTRY ThecAlberta Meat Market Wmond, Dec. 31.-Almost a month has elapsed and still no word of any pig feed coming. The situation is serious. The butchers are turning away dressed young pigs almost every day and some of the farmers are humane enough to kill off their young po"rk to keep them from starving although they are losing money by doing' it. What la* the government going to do about it? Is Hanha awake to his duties? It Is high time that someone with a spark ot patriotism in them should come to the farmers' aid It they want our fighting men to be fed. The Associated Farmers' Company, Limited, have got a new manager in the person ot Mr. Kenlslnger who is in town now getting acquainted with his new duties. The Halifax Relief committee have sent $400 to the unfortunate city for the suffering inhabitants. The Victory Ijoan subscribers havo not yet all reported but It is thought that J260,000 I3 close to the amount contributed by this district. Corp. Stark of the Hoyal Flying Corps,-has won two more Btrlpos since his return to his inllltary duties after his recent operation. Jang How, his brothers and cousins here and a fev/ town energetics had a hot time the other night and dlsflgur ing was general. 'However the town toughs appeared before the J.P. next morning and the fines i(nd damages were such as to quell their pugnacious spirits for a while. ' " No extra charges were made Wed noaday morning when the passengers In the C.P.R. stayed In their coaches an extra 10 hours. W. A,. Teskey has bought the old pool room in Travers and has opened a Ford garago there under the management of Mr. Mitchell. A chopping mill Is opened up In tho old blacksmith building. This Is quito a holpto the town. John llolOiis having a car of oats shipped tor the needs o� the farmers horti. Snow is very deep around hare now making good sleighing. - .A.!! kinds and shapes of runabouts aro promenading 'the highways those.'days. parties In. Germany, cojppelled by a popular movement to^^^rant concessions to the principles of a democratic peace nevertheless are trying to distort this idea ip the sense of their own annexationist policy. i ' "The Austro-German delegation in setting forth the practical conditions of peace in the east, alters still further the idea of a Justj democratic peace. Tills declaration' Is made in view of the fact, that the Austrian and German governments had refused to guarantee immedlatedly tlnd irrevocably the removal ot their' troops from the occupied countries ot Poland, Lithuania and Courland and parts of Livonia and Esthonla. in .fact tho free affirmation of their will by the populations of Poland, Lithuania, Courland and all ot their countries o'ccupied by the troops of other states is impossible until the momen^ of the return of the native population to the places | they have evacuated. The allegation of the German delegation that the will of the people of the said countries has-already been manifested Is dovqid ot! all foundation. ( Under martial law and under the yoke of the military censorship tho peoples of the occupied countries could not express their will. Tho documents _ upon which ^ the German government could base its alle-. A CHILD GETS GROSS WHEN CONSTIPATED Look, Mother! If Tongue is Coated, Clean Little Liver and Bowels. Tt your little one's tongiie Is coated. It Is a sure sign the stomach, liver and bowels need a gentle, ttiorough cleansing at once. XVhen your child is cross, peevish, listless, pala, doesn't sleep, eat or act ntfturally; if.breath is bad, stomach sour, system full of cold, throat sore, or. It feverish, give a t6a-spoonful of "California Syrup of Pigs," and in a few hours all the clogged i^p, constipated waste, sour bile and undigested food will gon'tly move out of the bowels, and you havo a well, playful child again. Sick children noedii't bo coaxed to take this harmloH3 "fnilt laxative," Millions of mothors keep It handy because they know Us aotion on tjie stomach, llvor and bowels is prompt and sure. They also know a little given today saves a sick child tomorrow. Ask your druggist tor a bottle of "California Syrup of FI/js," which contains'directions fqrJbabtes, children ot all ages ..anfl^- fori grow�-ups plainly on tho, bottie, ,J3ewttre of, counterfoils sold hero. Gat the genuJhe mado by "California Pig Syrup* Company,"-'Advertisement, BED SPEGIALS Iron Bed $ Spring and Mattress This outfit consists of a, full size snow white enamel bed, a link fabric spring and a OC health mattress. January Price ...... lfK�At�), Other deslons specially reduced: $7.75, January Price.......$6.75 $8.00, January Price .. .. . . $7.00 $12.50, January Price . . . ..-. $10,00 $17.75, January Price ...... $15.00 Comforters �We have on display a largo assortment oC soft warm Comforters, all in tho large �yl Art size. Specially priced at from f4.00 to ibfr'aUU Brass Bed, Coil Spring and All Felt Mattress , A twQ Inch post Brass bed with heavy fillers, a coll spring and our special all tclt J A An mattress. January Price..............^'ew*"" Special prices on,^our other lines: Regular $35.00, January Price $27.75 Regular $42.00, January Price $33.00 Regular $37.75, January Price $30,00 Regular $70.00, January Price $58.00 Blankets Pillow Slips CO pairs of best 'White Pillow Slips In a largo size. Regular $1.00. January Cleaning Price........., 75c Green Window Blinds A good quality of green wln(low shade. Size 30x72 or cut smaller If required. Complete C _ with brackets and ring. January Price,.., VvC 10 only, pairs of that famotis all wool "Lara-mermoor" Blankets which carry a pure wool guarantee with them. jRegular �13.00. Q AA January Price r',...... .............,.. F�UV Mattresses Speolal prices on our complete lines of Health Mattresses: . i. ; , Regular $10.75 values fpr . .. $9.50 Regular $8.00 values for .... $7.00 Regular $7.75 values for .... $6.7S: Regular $6.50 values for .... $5.90 Pictures GO only, 18x24, dark oak framed pictures. Sold regularly at ?2.00. 1 ("A January Prico......... �..-............. 1�3U UETHBRIDOE'S GREATES-T HOME fubniphprs 711 third avenue �. D1?? ;