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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THIS LKTIIBWmoR . WKRIO.'f HERALD SATURDAY, JANUARY 5. 1918 5heep Men Want the Abuse o Duty Privileges Stopped "Whereas (hp minister of customs >f the- Dominion of Canada has grant-id permission to import breeding we* iree of duty, ami Whereas covtnin abuse? might grow >"Ut of this privilege in that ranrhers ,'roni the t'ni'od States could drive :heir flocks to this province to unue hiring the summer months thereby re-lucing the pasturage available to the Canadian f lorkmaster:-", ""Therefore bo it resolved, that the ncecutivc ot this association Use its )ost effort* with the minisre-r of ensouls and with the minister of agriculture to the end that These abuses )e prevented**, that the privilege above Mentioned be limited to bona fide resi-ients and citizens of Canada, and that mch regulations be formed and super-'ision exercised ovrr such import a-dons as v.*ill insure that all animals .bus imported shall remain in Can-Kin and shall be used for breeding pur-sos.es. f The above resolution, passed a* Friday's meeting of the South Albert a Wool Growers' association, at whii\i ibout fifty members, and W. l-\ Stev-sns and Supt. Fairfield of the Kxperi-mental Farm were present, shows ;vhat tlie sheepmen of Southern Alberts, think about the free entry of Breeding sheep from the t nited States :o Canada which was made possible Dy one of the first orders signed by :Ion. A. L. Sifton after taking office ,n the Dominion government. The members of the association are in fa-ror of the free entry of breeding .sheep but they are not in favor of allowing L\S. ranchers to drive their flocks to Canadian ranges for summer feeding *nd then returning them to the ranges, nor are they in favor of allowing the sheep speculator to use :he Canadian ranges for bringing icross sheep for purely speculative purposes. The resolution provoked tome acrimonious discussion at times. Better Police Protection Better police protection is desired by the farmers and ranchers than is being given by the provincial force. This was the subject, of a resolution, it was stated tn support of the resolution that recently at Brooks a bunch af enraged farmers and sow men threatened one of Jesse Taylor's sheep herders and made him turn back with a band of sheep he was driving. An* jther member of t^e association told of a provincial policeman who bad been ehas'ised for spending for lise capture of a lw>rse thief and ;old revor to do it again. The ivs/.uuon follows: Whereas the taking over of provincial police M-rvn c by tli.' government of Alberta has resulted in some outlying districts not reeciv;-:g the pu.iee protection formerly enjoyed; And whereas the farmers, '/anchors and y.hvepmen have Miuvmi looses i nrough f he same : And whereas it is expedient .hat belter police protection should be given the farmers, ranchers a,.d sluvpmeu: Resolved that a petition be ;'or pounds in a single deck car. And whereas two deck cars are seldom available. Resolved that the Hoard of Railway Commissioners be petitioned to have the minimum reduced to UV�'>o pounds in lieu of liJ.000 pounds. Carried. The association is going after the opening up of more forest reserves in the mountains for summer grazing of sheep. They will also ask the C.V.U. for the special rate both ways and for loading conveniences at the point of debarkation in the mountains. In connection with summer range, Mr. Stevens stated that the Dominion government is looking at the sheep industry with a different attitude than a few years ago, and are much more favorably inclined to do something to help the sheepmen to secure the necessary range for their increasing bands. The appointment of a permanent secretary was also discussed but was left over to the annua! meeting in March. Standard bags for shipping -wool, coyote bounties and other matters of interest to the sheepmen were discussed and win be finally disposed of at the annual meeting. I MOST SEVERE Dreadful Paint AH THe Ti�e Until He Took "FRU1T-A-TIVES", IN FULL AT COALHURSTFOR i l r j i mr. la mps on Verona, Oct., Nov. 11th., 1015. "I sud'ered for a number of years with Rkeumatiim and sevne P-iius in Side and Back, from strains a. tl heavy lifting. "When I had given up hope of ever being well again, a friend recommended *' l-'ruit-a-tives to me and after using the first ho.r I Jeit so tttuc/i better that I continued to take them, and now I am enjoying- the best of heath, thank* to your remedy AY. M. LAMPSO\T. If you - who aro reading this- havo any Kidney or Bladder Trouble, or suffer with Rheumatism or Pain In The Back or Stomach Trouble-give "Pruit-a-lives" a fair trial. This wonderful fruit medicine will do you a world of good, as it cures when everything else fails. 50c. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial size. 25c. At dealers or sent postpaid on, receipt of price by Fruh-a-tiTAa lamitsd, Ottawa. Hundred Fifty Appeals Mostly Farmers, Exempted i A total of over 250 appeals were heard yesterday at the afternoon and: evening sessions of the court of appeal on the military service act. The greater percentage of these were either farm hands or genuine farmers and as such were granted total exemption. Granted Exemption The following bonafide farmers or farm laborers were granted total exemption: R. Amanson, W. Nelson, Alex. Tray. R. Patterson, W. Eddy, Wm. Zimmerman, R. Lee, John Williams, Pete Zabuck. John Hepler, J. Pr:meau, L. Bourassa. P. Stuckey. N. McFadden, G. Levus. L. Hobwood, T. J. McGinty. Frank Bruder, L. S. Whitehead. R. Maklin. F. Myer, J. Barry. R. Sorge, G. Cleland. N. See-man. B. Bassard, L. Phiatria, J. Coop- Jas. Clark, W. Orr, Chanard, Louis Pel-G. R. Davis. Steve Hunter. Xelson Hunter, Thos. Cooper, Michael Malouey, A. Goodman, R. Guignot, L. GuignoU E. Trenholme, A. Bassette, John Taylor, Melvin Daniels, Geo. Eckman, Jas. Neville, R. II. Xeilson; R, Henderson, Wm. Hartley. Allan Horton, Ralph Kent, L. Sullivan, Albert Jones. A. Coate, Andrew Love, Wm. Crawford, Fred Xelson, M. Ifogan. A. Bowman. G. Gherring, ,)o)in Lacknie, Earl Bye, Wm. Drinkall, L. Becker, E. Linton, R. Harvey, Wm. er, Stanley Barr. O. LeMay, L. F. litier, J. Davies. Smith, B. Grimsude^Chas. Whitney. J. Jones, R. B. Wilson, J. B. Colley, Wm. Robinson, H. Wares, Walter Oates, L. Larson, L. Castelierat, R. H. Smith, Albert Peterson. Lars Olsen, L. L. Carter, G. Stroll, LeRoy TaHon. H. Kakol, B. Sprogue, L. Brandley, H. Mitchell, S. Curry. Jas. Oborner Chas. Prouse, L. J. Palette, E. O. Johnston. T. Grahame, Percv Jones, Wm. Hunt, T. J. Martin. H. W. Leffingwell, R. Mc-Miller, Frank Halla, S. Thompson, C. Bradley, Jas. Knapper. W. A. Stead. Jas. McNeil, John Anderson, F- Dennis, G. Hoovey, N. A. Murray, J^hn Mitchell, E. Williams. Leslie Coombs. R. Christiansen, B. Bawer, J. Glen, LeRoy McHenry, Carl Caldwell," A. Johnston, Kevin Curry, Henry PI erne, H. Soucey, Chas. Watnnth, Tim Hickey, S. Smith, Henry Folmar, W. Haddington, Victor Hector. O. Orcutt, D. Sullivan. P. Pellitier, B. Grimson, H. Narum, Robert Bruce, Fred Geigle, T. A. Bautch, A. V. Anderson, W. A. Loos, C. F. Bautch, C. W. Wood, O. W. Bjorklund, M. A. Tuttle, L. Hassel, B. J. Evenson, H. E. Stevens, W. H. Bennet, P. Kirkvold. R. A. Trenholme, A. P. Bjornnebir, J. C. Bragg, C. Lervik, G. T. Uaderahl. J. Larsen. A. Fjeld, A. Snortland, II. Roth, N". Bartholomew, R. Anderson, Russel Bart-ley, Wm. Weselman. J. Guenetto. A. J. Welhuelt, W. Hunter, Conrad Schafer, J. Mitchell. E. W. Larsen, J. F. McCarrol. Disallowed. The following appellants had their appeal partially or totally disallowed: Steve Bachus, tractor mechanic; John Keiley, given until first of June; John Vervais. given until March 1st; R. Boyzie. granted another medical examination ; Wm. Burk. given until March 15: M. McMahon. given until May ; John McKay, allowed class 2 X; J. Barton, Wm. Johnston. Carl Meer, allowed Class 2; Earl Small Thos. Yates, allowed Class 2; A. Bal-tacost, allowed category E; Raymond Le Blanc, given until Easter and granted new medical examination; Chas. Joule, asst. shipper I.H.C.. granted until end of March; Jas. Suiiel, disallowed pending application for exemption from C. P, R.; John Laurie, granted another medical examination and until 1st of June; J. Rusk, appeal dismissed; C C. McLean, manager Scott Fruit Co.. allowed Class 2; R. L. Penfound, given until March 1st; George Watson, allowed Class 2; Uriel D. Mossop, allowed category E; W. A. Sellon. The majority of the farmers and farm hands exempted were from the Foremost branch of the C. P. H. I NEW K.P. LODGE FOR NOBLEFORD Lodge Room To Be Opened Soon-New School Prin- + cipal Appointed i THE will see peace home the boys OF CANADA HEAD OmCE - TORONTO KST'D 1873 Money Orders and Drafts are issued by this Bank payable in all Darts of the world. . J. G. SCOTT, Manager,  G. F. BLETCHER, Manager, . D. A. CURRIE, AceounUnt-in-Charge, 234 13th St. North. 4th Avenue South. - I Coalhurst, 1 OF CANADA Open a Housekeeping Account and Pay Your Bills by Cheque There is a decided advantage Id depositing your housekeeping money In the Union Bank of Canada, and issuing Cheques for your expenditures. You avoid the risk of keeping a considerable sum in your home or carrying It when shopping, and each Cheque, when cashed, becomes a Receipt LETHBRIDGE BRANCH - - - A. F. S. Tatum, Manager CARDSTON BRANCH - F. V. Cavers, Manager BARONS BRANCH.....J. Blackwood, Manager 1 I �From Our Hxfin Correspondont) Xobleford, Jan. 4.-The new year came in here very quietly if one excepts the usual two or three young men who made the morning hours of 12 and 1 melodious with jumping cracker^-and bombs. All our peopla are hoping that 191S again come and bring who have joined up. At their usual weekly meeting of the local K. P. Lodge held on IVodnes-day evening it was decided to open the new hall on January 25. The hall, will be thirty-four by sixty-four feet with the main entrance facing south onto Main street. As one enters the building one goes into an arched porch ten feet win*a which leads on the left to two ante rooms and then into the main hall. On the right there will be another entrance to the main hall approached through two doors and again to the right of this entrance will be a dressing room the entrance to which will be from the main hall itself. At the rear there will be a stage with a depth of 12 feet and a frontage of IS. The outside front will be battle-rented and above the entrance will be another panel in which will be set in has relief 3ome suitable emblem indicative of the Pythian order. The order has already shown itself as a power in Nobleford, not only as a fraternal order but in the social and business life of the town, and it Is hoped by all that there will be a large turnout of members at the opening cersmonie.-. School begins on Monday in the new building and the trustnas have succeeded in securing the services of Mr. Pike who will takth. tub and 7th, to which your association has been allotted three delegates, which comprise the largest delegation from any one association except Ontario, representation being fixed on the basis of volume of business. One delegate from each of the other associations in Alberta has been selected. Of course, as many other members of your association as may possibly come at their own expense or at the expanse of the association will be acceptable and will induce interest m the proceedings. Objects of Company The objects of such a company may be outlined briefly as followsFirst, Co-operative purchase ut supplies required by the shepherd 01' farmer including besides dips, twine and wool sacking, etc., fence wire and other products of this nature. Second-Co-operative selling of wool providing permanent means of storage funning a connection for the combing lengths with Boston and Great Britain. Third-Operation of scouring and carbonizing for carding lengths of wool which will place this class in a condition that can le used by all Canadian manufacturers except some knitters. Fourth-If necessary, should an American embargo or tariff partially or whollv close this market for the comb-ing lengths the establishment of a combing industry and manufacture of tops for sale to knitting mills in this country. Fifth-Handling on the commission basis of sheep and lambs at the abattoir centres in both Western and Eastern Canada. Sixth-This feature is a crying one in some sections especially in Leth-bridge and the Maritime proviuces. It is something1 which' cannot be undertaken without deliberate thought and therefore cannot be settled positively at a meeting of the company but should be included in its charter, that if the company becomes sufficiently strong it might undertake the operation of co-operative abattoirs at these points. A Sheep Journal Seventh-The publication of a journal pertaining to feature* interesting to the Canadian sheep raiser. At the present time there-is no such paper and the sheepman Is. therefore, left, more or less, in the dark as to what is occurring in the prices of wool and mutton and pelts. r Eighth-To serve as the voice of the sheep raisers in political, economic and social institutions a co-ordination of effort will result in greater strength of obtaining representation in the nation's affairs. I may say in this connection that a company organized on a purely co- r operative basis would, have the good will of the Dominion department of agriculture, which would bear toward it a most paternal attitude providing its books were maintained open to the inspection of the government. This, [ believe, should give confidence to the sheep raiser of the integrity of such a company and moreover would give to it a strength that would preserve it on a successful basis. g Fifteen Directors Fifteen directors, according to the company's act, only can be provided. The proposal thus far is to allot them in something of the following fashion which would be most truly representative of the sheep population of the different provinces-i\K.l. one, NB. one, X.S. one, Quebec two, Ontario three, Manitoba one, Saskatchewan two, Alberta three, B.C. one. This, I may say from what I have learned, would be satisfactory to the Eastern provinces. Some difficulty will undoubtedly ensue at the organization meeting to subscribe or have insurance of subscription of sufficient amount of stock to place the company on a business plan and enable it to commence operation early in March without financial embarrassment. A subscription of one hundred thousand dollars will be necessary at that time. Twenty per cent, of this at least should be paid up. This may be overcome to some degree by the delegates from an association obtaining the assurance from their members as to the amount of steel- they would be willing to subscribe at the initial meeting if necessary providing the association as a whole is desirous of entering and pursuing business through such a company. Please bear in mind that tjie character of such an organization should be threshed out by yourselves and your own ideas incorporated in it. The bylaws, as presented to y&u, are by no means perfect yet. You may want to make many changes yourselves and at a three days' meeting, and perhaps longer, the brightest intellects being present from each and every wool selling association in Canada I have not the faintest doubt but what an effective and useful organization'will bo attained that will prove to real advantage to the sheep raisers of Canada. Yours faithi'ullv, T. It KG ARKFLL, Chief, Sheep and Goat /division. Ten Have Given Their Li In Action-Oddfellows' Ball a Great Success (From Our Own Oorrrsponclrut) Coalhurst, Jan. 4.-The- Boy Scouts j took part in the programme at the I Hex thcatrf on Thursday and Friday. 1 Half of the total proceeds were given by Messrs. Pereival to the uv-op. Miss Branson spent the holiday with her parents at Tuber. A. F. Cunning has been appointed a justice of peace. The Oddfellows' ball on Monday was a great success. Over eighty tickets were sold and everybody had a thor- oughly good time. The proceeds are to be used in payment of tho dues of members who aro serving overaoas. The nnnual school meeting will bo held on Friday, January 11th, at 2 p.m. in the school house. A memorial sorvico was held on Sunday evoning in the Presbyterian church for the ten men from this district who were killed in action or who died of wounds. In his sermon tho pastor spoke of tho. sacrifice of those lads and Its lessons and urged that those who must stay at home catch the spirit of their fine example. The current number of the Alberta Gazette contains the names of J. H. He Hart and J. I. McDermott as commissioners for taking oaths. A social in aid of Sunday School funds was held in the church on Wednesday evening. Tho monthly meeting of the Red Cross committee will be held on Wednesday evening at tho usual hour. Important business makes it essential that every member shall be present. Arrangements are being made for a big public meeting shortly. Sevoral prominent Lethbridge men have promised to address it. Full particulars will bo announced later. Much sympathy is being felt and expressed for Mr. and Mrs. J. T. McDermott whose little baby died suddenly on Monday morning. W. C. Clark has accepted a position ns electrician at* the Diamond City mine. Rev. W. C. Marsh was a visitor in Calgary this week on Hod Cross^ business. One of our local young men was a victim in tho late Halifax disaster. \V. Start of Kipp was injured and spent some days in hospital but is now re- covered. Mr. Start, who is an old navy reservist, enlisted some time ago and has been promoted to quarter* master. LOAN POSTPONED Pekin, Jan. A.-The negotiations by which Japan was to advance to China tho sum of �30,000,000 for the purposo of improving the position of the bank of China were to have been completed today, but the signing was postponed at the lust moment. -The delay is declared to be due to the decision of British, French and American banking groups to participate actively in tho loan. t 1 RAID REPULSED London, Jan. -"A raid attempted by the enemy during the night in the neighborhood of Hollebeke was repulsed without loss by our troops," the war office reports. "Another hostile raiding party suceeeded'In rushing one of our poRts east of Zonnebeke. A few of our men are missing/' ? The tire with from eight to twelve thousand miles service Bijou Motor Parlors THE'HOUSE OF SERVICE 2r? ft k 4 r � The King Calls Us Our Needs Urge Us The Boys at the Front Request Us British Traditions Warrant Us God A waits Us The Churches Invite Everybody to Prayer Sunday, Jan. 6, 1918 BAPTIST BELIEVERS CHRISTIAN Space donated by following Churches: KNOX SALVATION ARMY LETHBRIDGE BIBLE STUDY CLASS UNITED CHURCH ST. CYPRIAN'S WESLEY CHRIST ADELPHIANS Meet In the Moooe Hall, HlglnboVham Block. Entrance 5th St. and 2nd Avenuo South Wednesdays: 3 p.m., Bible Class. Sundays at 10 a.m. to commemorate the Lord's Death, and at 7.30 p.m. to proclaim the glad tidings of the Kingdom of Cod. Subject: "The Bible and the Great War. Britain in Palestine an Evidence of God's Controlling Hand. Britain to be the Gainer." All Seats Free TJo Collection 'associated "bIblTe st"udents Room 12 Stafford Block, Fifth St. S. Sunday, 7.30 p.m., Bible Study. Wednesday, 8 p.m. Bible Study, on "The Atonement Between God and Man," followed by prayer and testimony meeting. At* welcome No collection PENTECOSTAL PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY S. O. t. Hall, next V. M. C. A. Rev. C. M. Neve, Pastor Rco. 029 19th Street North Sunday: 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Tuesday ami Thursday: 8 p.m. Prayer Service at 1514 3rd Ave. N. Saturday S p.m. A Welcome Extended to All. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY At No. 35 Main Street, Coalhurst Chas. Slmonette, Pastor Services Sundays, 2.30 and 7.30 p.m. Tuesday, 7.30 p.m.: Prayer and 'Full F.ospel. Thursday, 7.30 p.m.: Prayer and Seeking God's Promises. Divine Healing at each service. We are living in the last days. Get ready. Come. First Church of Christ Scientist Hull Block, 7th Street S. Sunday Service at 11 a.m. Subject: "God." Sunday School convenes after the morning service. Wednesday Evening, Testimony meet* ing at 8 p.m. The reading room is open dally except Sundays and legal holidays, from 3 to 5 p.m. Here, the Bible and authorized Christian Science literature may be read, borrowed or purchased. The public is cordially Invited to attend th6 church services, also to visit the reading room. ;