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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1:^ * i- *:V'::/$>AILY AND WEEKLY,: QpVijirietors .and- Publisher* JHekETHBRlDtiE, HERALD PR)NT- >Wr^COMPANY, LIMITED *. mi$M Street' South/ L^tjibFidgB '" W. A. 'Buchanan; Ix^Irfent-Tnd Managing Director John Torrance - - Business Manager V L TSliEPHONESj Susjhesi 1 -� Tho majority, of Argtt^, " jOUwon^ was 2S7S. r V 4 I inirie-s At&tti'yao,ifc*lnfe^o*ir 'in ths, summer 'tfontiis Vpti .account of - lack; loveA f a resideritV>o^a- . coal I B.q^rby\0^y6ars is ^ead^- f om- bg^yp Um^ripan * shipping :cpntiern8 * f *v -T 'of ordersi ; , ;\ s - , ^ "t^aAa/^honid .set ;nlSf\tq He^j Vith'tMsti vitM problote;� Gymtt^f ^o^te^Maffc;pt milk/ Subscription Rate3; Daily, delivered, pier week . Doily, detivorcd, per year ..  ;day Canada has lots ot coal and yat r>vQ Wh^ioan * shipping :cphtierna v A^tabiisiiisd sorv-ices^;to;vtShe raits JsjaniemBn^, ... 1; ' l. lit^^es*fe�to^ that it -cc&tsy^the mm^smM^ 6,19 center to Prof. Win. Dale-was elected ntaydr of St. Mary's Ont. The jjrice' of 'delivered milk in New Y,orfc has'goae.up a cant a quart, - n London,'Ont.^ at � i ^ i. ^n\a ,1^1 ^viit. ;F/A'Carvell, minister of pub- I to be unused and it would ay id de- u worfg ^, �Ml^8S � the Canadian '-.-'11' P'end'ence on^another countrj-. ro- cftib of 'New York neit week. Daily, by mail, por. year Weekly, fcy mail, per year .....$1.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.9..?2.00 -----c- a-great portion of the Dominion gets its supply from without" the country � li v.. bates of expiry of subscriptions ap-pea^r daily on address label. Accept-1 WHAT WILL GERMANY ance of papers cfte;- expiraticn cate is , HAVE TO SAY NoW? our authority to continue the bud- scrlption. John Milroy, bne'ij^the ,oldest re3i-. dents- of * is*ortn'\Dumfrie^Hownship, died at the age of 93;. Wood la se $12 a cord. ,Mrs. MaryiKennedy, of Troyi-NT., is the firBt.,,.womiiii-aldDrmah,,ji.n the state. A con/rolier of bulldog material Is predicted in' the Viear future across the border. of, tiie, late John .^rcDonaldrVot Lidd- ians.and^ Surgeons of British Columbia  say,tpnt./ died at tKe" hoiiie of her: t^re-port-of-tite executive council was| daughter, MrB. Sherwood Herchmer, t^MentfcdVninrt endorsed, as a result of wliicli; the "nairie:6f *Drr-Rupert�M .MoKibbon, of \ Vidtbria.' - waB erased from the B. 0. Me^icai Register. Dr MoKibbdri'-was conVi6ted- last October on a charge" of 'wrongfully Issuing ya prescription for iiaupr*; and was fined otrF^rilef B.C. ? .tflio? IJistlngufshed Service Order has been conferred ubbn Lieut;-Col, F. F, Clarke, formerly chief surveyor for the Canadian Northern Railway. Cdi; Clarke left with the 137th batt:al-1 WOO. ion (York Rangers).-now* second railway battalion. A brother, T. W. Clarke was awarded the Military Cross about four weeks ago. . l.^x jr. 1 -hn - J V K - - ^4 1 * have A. ,W: PJayfair, iiormer-faster at UppeK..g�(pada College; Toronto, died Lloyd George's declaration of war jln Japan.* aims in his speech of last Saturday, h*j Mayor Uphill, G.' B. Thompson and very wellsnmmarized in these words: |Ed Marsham are mayofalfy ~ca�Mntes Hodson, of the Salvation Army, ^Medicine Hat, are being transferred-to Calgary. �k,j Lachlan Mclnt^re once a candidate-for Dominion parliament, died,-In West Williams; Ont., a�ed 04. "We are fighting for a just and lasting peace." the premier declared. 'Three conditions must be fulfilled: Firstly, the sanctify of treaties re- to todav*s dis-� established; secondly, territorial set- ! tlement based on Uie right of self-de- the progress of the war The Russians and Germans resumed peace ne^tiations at Brest-Litovsk, according patciies. Trotsky and other Russian emissaries have returned to Brest. The British patrols on the Italian front have succeeded in penetrating tbe Teuton lines in the east side of the Ptave river, a distinct gain since th allied offensive started^ a short tinie ago. The Teutonic power on ibh front is now being slowly but surely''-broken once1 Snorei-  � t|t all the people ..Mar their share ' Halifax people are asking that the Dominion government should make full reparation of the loss sustained In the recent explosion. Tnat is just what Mayor Hardie wired the Prime Minister some weeks ago. > And it Is certainly a.better plan than indiscriminate contributions by the voluntary systeiiH Whatever aid Halifax needs should come frpm thewhole people by taxation. Then th� burden would tie" ' iiorne equally by the: people. Under the voluntary system of financial aid,  one city might contribute $100,000 while* another city of equal .size, might not give anything. There is nothing [^Le.pieaning bl^Umate^victorjt Js.wHt pverv citizen bear 1^ # ^e^r^v^onai^pnor.j in Fern I e. M. "Breeh, aged mihety-four, onb 'of th tow lUi Ul OQU) Uq(.U liAUUlJ iwu* t vuu vt. he best' known 'farmers of -London osvnshiii- fo*r"sixt5Jan. 21. H;is. expecte.d tliere e^tibni in MffiS^and -fche^^ukon/ wilt neld January '2'Sl In Halifax the four 2IL ,] r still Winnipeg^;-7.r^^^ and F. �O.^owfer have gone east,to make representatibps: to the', railway j commission with reBpect to the appeal which the impositions; of theincreas-ed freight rates will havejoh the grain ^ �trkd6. . :-v./'^i.y�v.*?!-,   . . - 1 The- prices -being fixed, both fpivt^d purchase and delivery of Wheats any increase in freight rates on wheat dur* Howard Huff, a prominent farmer and stock rancher, residing in Amelias- The death,' on December 26, of Rev. Charles Nelson Mitchell, M.A., a missionary of tl^e Canadian Baptist Foreign- Board, stationed at Four special trains,'* carrying 960 returned invalided, men and few. on furlough, have leftr-Stt John -for the � � Robert I^aw- Benson, 'assistant- city engineer of St.:*ifon(itofcea. Afan, is dead, aged 53. -tip.-will -?be.. Juried at St. Catharines. burg '-township! Prince Edwardvcoun- iOruro, Bolivia, has been-announced, ty, -died from heart, failure. Mr.-Mitchell went to Bolivia in 1900. He was*a native of Pembroke, Ont. Ratepayers-of-Vancouver are adked to vote- in favor of granting $120,000 towards the "completion of the' Y.M. C.A. building on: Georgia street, K. J, White of MOore township was in Sarnla and aol(I !two live hbgfl Capt. Hugh Pedley, .wh6,;lias won the Military .Cross .for ^bravery on the field of battle, is a. �son'.pf -Rev. Hugh Pedley of .Montreal. Alexandra Preshyter|an. church, Brantford, has prqffere'd a. call'lo Rev. JR. 0^t>ket oi Toronto, a ^turned Ca-of Europe will decide their own fate, j nadian Bxpeditionary* Force chaplain. -the duty of the governed to deter- A. -E. Popple, LL.B., solicitor'^- in the attorney-generaVs v department, leaves- the ierylce-oC the government, to ehtw~;the- editorial department-'of Burroughs and "@6mpany.,. Limited, law publishers.- ' During the past six years he has beeti(:ln the continuous service of the department, having held various appointments,' . including clerk of the supreme court at Wetasklwin law clerk' and solici-tor* .4n "the* department, arid also that of. acting deputy attonfey-general der, as it affects ^hea^for; ^period will be asked by the grfifin representatives. � :M~^- ^Livestock interests }hav% alEio ioom- ^ plained that the e;arly5jmppsiUott. higher rates will ^untlerxvOMtr^ by]f; which they;are bouhd^lnyoly,e^m^1n^, loss; Theymay also ^e^rd;^ board on Thursday of He ^had' beeu pastor at Forest, -Ont., and nt Chilliwack, B.C. ^^^^^ ^ The Qfficers of the 32no\FrenchiCa-nadian, battalion, of the original First Division, "have accompanied 'their New �,,w ^.Year's Wishes to their friends in Que-' i which weighed 12'30 pounds, for whI6n^ beQ .with- tie announcement. tjibt; J24 he received a" ehetiue for $179.95.' ' tVtaembers of the battalion have -been  -'^i- ' -V ;* -dnborated, as follows: D.S.O.-5; Mrs. Johnson Brown of Wdattock, ^M^^-Oro^ Alta., was burned to death when 'ier"! y.onduct^lQ ; ' Military Medal-60; home was completelv destroyed by Mentioned in Orders of the Day-2t>; fire. " Chevaliers of the Legion of Honor-i; JTrench Military Medal-2; Croix de (juerre-1; Italian Bronze Medal-^-2. '1 i . ^Ottav^a^ announcement is' yet ayailable as, td fri announcing the arrival of the twenty-fifth., child to. Mr, and Mrs, Joseph Lacroix/Lc Solell of Quebec heads tjae item:  "Tlieir Twenty-fifth Child has just been bbrn-Mrst Joseph Lecroix,' of Qhariiy, lias" just brought to. light her twohty-flfth child-It is a fine Christmas present and an agreeable surprise' foi* her :husbaha.',v The child is a fine big.girl. She has beeu bap'tized, and has-been named Marie Louise BernadetteVAhrabeile, -Mr.rLac- .______________ ... . ...... roix is 45 years'ot age, ahaui;one*ot 'any plan ,#hibh;iriay;]}^./j|raid�i(||d the oldest;engineers oil tneilntercolon- -n'opl tiie.iood Teiduro^^q^^jmriu* ial Railway. Mrs. La'croix is 43 years iori-and^the United�^a^pftWS**^ of age. V ,fit of the allies.\ Theifsuggeatfpn: l\f� vir Mbre than sixty men in Winnipeg who have failed rto.obey orders 'to'"report "for sebyicie^tmdei' the 'MllUary Service Act have."teen arrested. near Bassano, accidentally".shot;him self Uead, while Qxit; shooting1 coyotes. mine their place in the world. Last of all, and as cleaVly as the other two, we are waging a war to get rid of war. These definitions of! our war aims have been made before but they . Col. Sam Sharpe,^Unlonis� Sad jl r .ear r� for *e oUaner they are repeated the more definite Ionjst^ has a majority^ o*f 26^i�la"."East -becomes our purpose,, in the war and Simcoe. ' * : � J Theodore SdhnitileV." who Jives on Three-."*' Sing Sing inmates, whose 1 .Dr. Hanna, the Unionist candidate in Lanark, was elected by a majority .of. �2.460 over his nearest opponent, A^l C. 'Caldwell,  Laurierite, according taken and the matter i^pneihat; w$! erifage the attention of the vyar^com;. one/brthe fam8"inVthe: g%m\colnny ! terms have expired, have obtained j^he^statement submitted by Re- . 1 permission to stay In jail until the fair/about that Let every a�bare in the rep iV Is ' announce^rthat ijie iianltoba cold snap is over.->? >*- &. D. Knowlesalld his young- son, Lawrence Knowles, formerly of Lam* be th, Onto were .kjlfedi while riding a motor? cycle near^Cpl.tOn',. gallforhia. The immediate closing of all ticket offices except those* abso!uteJy-nece3 J r r- turning Officer Wilson McCue. The results were: Dr. Hanna, Unionist^ 5,020; A. C. Boyd, Laurierite; lGeo. A. Burgessv -Independent, 657. : The latter will lose his deposit. Mr, Boyd escaped a" forfeit by only 50 votes. " . 1 J ^Bishop Harding, df Qu'Appeile, conferred New Yearjs honors on two well- $een mride 4n W:ashih^on-?despatoh^s . Jacp)) .pjerce,> well known Muember|that action along;.this^pe/rtPuJ^ of the Jewish fraternity in-Canada, died at Winnipeg after a.short illness at ------- the age of 78. U\\ Pierce came to mittee df the^cabltoeVoi.^W Russia in 1842. He-farm- XV.. Rowell is the presidents at .ap. early ed at Oxbow, Saslt., for a' nuinber4 of date. No -'concrete � VT9J^*U$$\}*.?'-' years and organized the Jewish colony posals,.has yet been fpr^ii?lated 6ither at Hirsch, Sask.\ He lived in Winnl- :;at Washington^ or -Jthe^oniilgioii^ca^ peg for a number of years. He leaves tal, but the increasing necessities pt four sons and fohr 'daughters: Charles, the-allies, as iiulica^ftjf^'^ifigi^^ftd; of Timmins; Ont., Asher and Michael vices received by >th^ Jooji controller of Montreal and Capt. R. M., of Win- from Europe, make apparent the d^sir-nipeg; Mrs. Abromdvich, Mrs. J. Udow ability tor joint actipjj/^y^ihe,-:twft arid: Mrs4. 'H^ Wolseley, of * Winnipeg governments having' ^ejK - l^elrjtcpn; and .Mrs. S: Cohen, of Oak Point,"Man. tror the'"biggest .suppllf|B*'pl:.ipod'-' wlthiii a reasonable distance btQreat: Britain, France, and Italy. m. t? ^ - �/ rough treatment, but just f f f Kf5|P AN'EYE- ^ * OIr THE EXEMPTED l2T%xempting men who clai fkrmers or farm laborers, it would DeffBai^. well If certain persons were named In each district of the country to whom .such men should report in order to he certain that they are devoting their entire .time to production. They are-bejng exempted because they are en-gaged in production and it should be seen vthat-thev remain at production. Their productive occupation should be real;-;e.rigaging all their time, and coun- motion ^to, ppstppwr^ocajise .or the war, further Qonsidftratign of-aev: eral Important aptWfttJty ^iifc - M� gralitea 4oday th^, ^pr^jBe^v cpuri: - rit^with the exception of;the. cas;e agalnp!:  the United^h^^ will go forward. - The Panama: Canal Zone Rati Cross mean ipmethirig tangible to the tryy.'- It not they should be put in There are .-certain men, who ^0^tmnei�o real farmers-tor . iafl^o^nev^^n^ past>orked; y veryi:seriously at the:business.. If-they fia^v^tieen exempted as fanners and 4 day of the war to now. The British j is sending a special-expedition to Gau-;-people never aimed at breaking up the temala for rescue work in .connection^ ^nnan peoples or the disintegration with the recent earthquake asiwell as $10,000r foodstuffs ana --variousi ^up^ l-of their state. Our wish is not to de-stroy Germany's great position in the world .but, to 'turn her aside from 8c^'emei '"of*niIlitary-. Uoriiination to de- plies. 4 - vote her S^reiigth to beneficent tasks." When that truth" begins' to sink into Efforts are being -made "hy ^he-Saskatchewan department of agriculture to have grain screenings^iSTpund at the minds :of the German.people.they I Saskatoon and Moose- Jav* i^the^gov-� 1 ' ' lernment elevators >in, order.'to .provide ^aW^^rers^-they 'should-sticlffelose- begjn-ftj see the light, and s orJateilt ;Yfjiii sink in/and when it does tfieT-Kaiser >vlll need to.look out for his tlirone.' Wlien the German people got ' f the true conception of the aspirations feed for livestockibreedersi. .^e^^x^nption. / , - s i;WhBfarriisi rieedJabor.; .of that-there .But. labor needs to **l >^ V*- ife: no question-be -.properly distributed. {Exemption of two or three or four Lr - 1 J" or tour men on a quarter or a half section is not necessary for a quarter or a half section. r 1 This surplus of men should be placed where they are needed on farms where labor is scarce. System employed in placing farm labor There . should be equality. The government * ought to see that the exempted {arm-I ers and farm laborers are placed ' where they are most needed and where they can ,best serve their coun-i try at this time. They;ought to get out of their heads that this is a war to destroy Germany or the' Germans. Lloyd George's words could not be plainer that the war is not for^ aggression Jmt.fof national honor, the rights of small peoples and a permanent peace. If Germany allows the war to continue it will be because/ it does not seek to fulfil should betBte4ses.lp,yther countries, that it has no regard for the rights of small nations ^nd that Us faith is still pinned to warfare as the arbiter of differences between nations. City Auditor Harvey .of Calgary has proposed the adoptionv.of- :a which: imature in the years to.cpme would.begjven an ^additional period jt>f years by securing permission from trie legislature to recall them nppn'majiurliy. In an effort to-save fuel, two the largest Protestant CQngregations of Brockville fcaye_ (.united,-.,. First Presbyterian and- Wall Street. Methodist church, and yrill ho'jd services on alternate Sunaayg- The department of education officials presented\,th6. retiring deputy minister, D. S. MatiKerizle, ^new bursar of the UniYprslty, with a solid gold watch and.a. gold mounted fountain pen. '' - ! The enlistments,^of> men In the ,in-fantry, artillery, :raywayyconstruction _,_._ and forestry, units in, the G.e!f. for / the first halt:of December .numbered A.-man named Tipping is a candl-! 2.0M. and the total wastage was elate in a bye-election in North Win- '^2% CANADA HAS PLENTY OF COAL nipeg. If he gets the vote of the tip-pel's and the tipped he ou^W to win. s but can't get enough e tJaziada and the Uuiiecl States are �1 ^:Ohdrt^ of coal. Somebody begins to. tell Canada^ great "coal resources The Kami oops Inland Sentinel says that Mrs. Ralph Smith has thrown her k- r bonnet-intoUhe'-*politIcal*ring in Van-cowver, ,We; WQnnder if the hat pin Toronto. Detroit and"VancQUVer are being communicated- wjth by, tbe Qal-gary police in an effort, tp.get inlor-jjuation concerning Jeim Webster,;who died from the effects ^pf strychnine in a Calgary hotel.; lt>is/b:elleye'd she came from Toronto joir. tietroit. only supplies . the prairie: and not all those provinces Manitoba uses a great deal coal. Whyy doesn't mada supply even Orftarib ''"Several reasons can be ^ - transportation facilities, pif-^v^^Vy*te*> the *"al>imy to store VkS^'mi$M: iik thP tact that Ontario uses , i a*ar4v coal and.,not soft coal, it ought f Andrew Murphy was sentenced at' Nanaimo to, ori'^ month- hard- labor for an infraction p| |e.ctlonl26. of tho coal mines reflation, act' by'failing i^K^WS-0*"Britain. ; Hdfwas a great tin-the place in wliffil|-Ms'^ partner, John lawyer1 -and a great*rparliamentar!an and is.n great\chancellor and a ^reat financier. The United States knows him well for he has been a representative there from Britain on several occasions. It( values him too for It knows he ia an all round great man, as able as any Britain has produced and ^^^�^^come -.all- these -obH tamiliar ^ith all .features of the war, " military, economic and financial. Earl R^a'dfng it may be observed .is one of the' gifts pf t-he Jewish race to Britain McAllister, was ^i?led "by ^ ".fftir of rock. (j:;4f ^ the authorities weni( about fatter seriously.. We have count-^-^illjpnr;^>f ;tpns of coal ^n the "!^igt-the^^i,^o ;usi'.pf developinW ^xespurpes, .uriless] there: is a pro-sparket;;; ;Bastern,Canada is not fc^^pw^o^jitiil Eastern #pppds!^poo3,%. v Our resources* and .the; world. H -J I- chicago under snow -> Chicago^ Jan. 7.-Chicago began to dig ItMt out of-the drafts today lafter ^srie of the worst bllzssards in its his tbry.^hij wiri'drwh'ich blew from 4u to G0':ipUpp an.hour during the 24 hours sreome abated-this.morning. Receipt of a, ch^ue ,ofi-|5rOOO,000 from John D.. Rpclcefeller to- enable the Rockefeller Fpuirdntlpn to meet increasing demands;:; for '1$ various forma of war work without having to make further- Inroads on its 'principal funds was auno.^ncjed-. by,-.ljresident George e. Vincent |dr for' Uiis y�a.r ^ W,Jjr.1&M& ^^^finfiton,' Richard Honeyford^ iGJwJes;,^;Iilskf j- R.. Beariiish,' H1!?H.. feali, Jv&JtSns-1 den, F. & ' A. JiuSsell Nesbltt. John^A. vdd^an,' J. C. 31cMuIfcin,'-R. H.V'drftfiam, W. R.--j Plewman, Clifford-rOfe flWcWtifti, Jos-eph Gibbons, Geo. * B'irdsnU,' Brook Sykcs, S, Rydlng, W.^H. Weir. [ J . - k r � _l _ m -�*w f _ . * i^1 i i1 - / ;