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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, JAN UAH Y 10, Pro gram for I.O.D.E. Concert For Halifax Orphan Children PART 1 T-Soloction-Conservatory of Music Orchestra, under direction of Mr. Harper. J-Polk Dances: (a i-Horn Pipe ..................................... Helen .M:\vmird ib (--Highland Fling ................................ nelu, Mccullum (c) - Hunting Dance ................................... Ivy Adams ?-Classical Dances: (n)-Greek Dances of the Statues ........................ The Clues lb)-Plastic Croup Dance ........................... ' y\w class (c)- Perfume of the Poppies..................... Kathleen Southard 4 (a)-Parasol Dunce .............................. Margaret Gibbon.-. (10-Pierrots and Pierrettes ..................... Medicine Hut Class (e)-Toe Bullet Dance .................................. Doris Smith r' .......................................... Mrs. Hugh Crawford Mohn Solo ...........................,.......... Ernest F. Lavton Ladies' Trio .................. Mrs. l.ayton. Miss Dixon, Miss Hazel PART II Selection ...................... The Conscrvtitorv of Music Orchestra 7-Three Denlshawn Dances: (a>-Pastoral Dance ..............,....................... The Class (b)-Incense Dance................................'. .. Gladvs Attree (c)~Japanese Dance ............................ Kathleen "Southard This is the first performance of the Ruth 3t. Denis dances in Canada. 5 (a)-Egyptian Dance ................................. Phvlis Becker (b)- Gipsy Dance .................................. Thol'nia Nobles (c>-Crescent Moon .......................,........ Margaret Asplin 9 (n)-Dance of Spring................................. Hilda Church (bl-Pipe Dance................................. Eileen Waddington (a)-Sunbonnet Dance................................. Kathleen Cull M Solo ..........................ft...... Mrs. George Simpson Ladies' Chorus Sol� ...............�......,..v.�....,............Mr. George Fleming IX-A Kan ten Scene: The visit of an Eastern Prince. The Rajah.......................... Ml Frank Waddington The visiting Prince................................ Mr. A. Brown t Chief Dancer...........~.............. Miss Gladys Attree I Eccentric Dane* ,........�....................... Miss Adair Simpson tfltt-Ballet of Ro�?s { Solo-The Spirit of the Rose ......^......... Gwen Bowman V T** Bow Bud................................. Marguerite McArthur I . "God Sare the King" i jOnJi-Ua for Dawes: L ' Mrs. W. j. Nelson. Mtb. George Simpson. Miss Helena Simpson, Messrs. i R. and G. Waddingtoon. i Management: Mr. Brown, Mr. Mcintosh. Fiano has been very kindly lent by Mason and Risen Company. IN EXPORTS FROM 1 Figures Recorded at Fernic For 1917 Show a Considerable Reduction IK. D. Johnson Chairman of Public School Board, 1918 Tho figures are as follows: Fernle and Oonl Creek general collections ............... $302.75 Corhin general collections .  117.00 Bull Hivcr general collections 62.00 Juffray general collections .. 265.60 Waldo, Uoss-Saskatoou Luni- ber Co. employees........ 501.00 Gateway................ 6.50 Total..............�____$1254.75 Distributions I.O.D.E., Fertile Red Cross.. $300.00 I.O.D.K.. Haynes-, Rod Cross.. 50.00 Rod Cross, Jaffray.......... 15.00 Tobacco Fund, I'ra. Gould .. 15.00 Military Y.M.C.A., Calgary ... 100.00 W. J. Goepol, troas., Victoria 77-1.75 Total ...................'.$1234.75 (Special to the HornUI) Fernie. Jan. 7.-The year 1917 having passed into history, figures regard-i ing the business of that year are- avail-) able to which the record can he compared with that of the preceding year. The collections by the customs department here indicates a decrease of $1S,07S.75 from the collections for l'.Uti. The figures are: Collections for .1916, IS0.G34.96, and for the, year just closed the collections wero $62.-556.21. The decrease was not confined to any particular line of Imports, though those of mine supplies perhaps were the (largest, proportionally. The decrease in customs was more than off-set. however, by an increase of 825,580.33 in inland revenue collections. The collections in this department were 379.S05.73. for 1017. and for 1910 they were but $54,225.40. In exports, nearly every article which goes across the international line shows a decrease from tho figures for 1916. In 1916 there were cleared through the U.S. consulate here, 5S5.1S7 tons of coal, and the figures for 1917 stand at 341.51S, a decrease of 243,li6'9 tons and a shrinkage in value of $76,977. Coke shows a corresponding decrease, the amount exported in 1916 being 42,273, which fell last year to 13,116 tons, and the value sank to the extent of $9i;.f>75. The strike of last summer and the April explosion were chief factors in these reductions, and the decrease shown in the export of metals has for one cause, this shortage in production of coal and coke. ; The expert of copper leads the list of exports from the metaliferous field. , .... , ... as shown through the returns in the!nia� ln h,s human endeavor for right E To Spend Nearly Two Million For Addition to Niagara Plant The subjective certainty of salvation might well have stood as the subject of Rev. Mr. Horsman's address last night in the Baptist church when in a vigorous and strictly Biblical sermon he dealt with the two systems of salvation commonly recognized by men as the medium through which it was attained. The question of salvation was not a matter that some rejected so much, the fatal thing was the moral and spiritual confusion into which men were thrown by a self-styled ecclesiastic monopoly and to which men, often, too readily assented. A certftudo of salvation the speaker argued wan possible, but only experienced by a personal independent acknowledgement of Jesus Christ and Us accompanying faith in the revealed word of God concerning it. which was the one and only reliable text book on the subject in which tho writers best resources seem to have come exhausted in showing how absolutely one may be assured of the complete separation from the sin which ever Toronto, Jan. 10.-Sir Adam Heck's plan to spend $1,S00,0()0 on mi Important addition to the plant of tho Ontario Power company, to provide 50.001) additional horsepower before the end of 1918; 15,000 to 20,000 horsepower of which would be available for uso by next August, was approved at the. annual meeting of the shareholders of (ho Ontario Power company and the Ontario Transmission company yesterday. The shareholders passed a resolution not only approving of Sir Adam's extension scheme, but authorizing the directors to go ahead with all possible speed, including the installation of a huge pipe line, considerable new plants and construction of new buildings. Tho cost of theso additions is estimated at $1,800,000. The contract for the manufacture and Installation of the pipe lino was awarded to the Pacific Coast Pipe company of Vancouver. The annual election of directors resulted in the re-election of last year's board. OF Ottawa. Jan. 0.-Renter's Ottawa Agency gives additional paragraphs of interest from Field Marshal Haig's report as follows; Speaking of the unprecedented magnitude of the subterranean warfare at Messines, General Ualg mentions that it was known that the enemy were driving a gallery which would ultimately cut into a gallery leading to hampers the thoughtful and earnest j 0,r mines um,M. ,,, eo But [)y K. D. Johnson was chosen chairman ef the Lethbridge public school board 'for the year 1918 at the organization meeting of the board held Wednesday afternoon in Central school. John Scott is the retiring chairman. Speeches of felicitation were made ail round on the new chairman taking his seat at the head of the table. Messrs. Wallace and Johnson are the new members of the board, having been returned to that body in the municipal elections. Standing committees wero named as follows: Finance-Geo. B. Mackay and R. P. Wallace. School Management-R. P. Wallace and the whole board. Sites and Buildings-John Scott and R. R. Davidson. Supplies-R. R. Davidson and Geo B. Mackay. It is rather early as yet to tell how the board came out financially last year though some of the members feared there would be a deficit of, about $3,000. The estimates wer*> 1 $97,000 and slightly over $100,000 were-, spent. j Big Attendance ! Lethhridge schools are filling up. I The beginners classes for the new term will be started this year on February j 1st instead of March 1st in order to ' make for more regular promotion, and on that date two new rooms will be opened and two new teachers will join the staff. One of the new rooms j will be in Fleetwood making that' school a complete eight-roomed school, while one will be in Galbraith, making six rooms open in that school. The new teachers will be Miss Francis Dunsworth and Miss Lillie Reid. All insurance on school buildings is put on schedule beginning with this year. The board will also enquire into the values of school buildings, which have appreciated owing to the increase in the prices of materials, to se� whether enough insurance is being carried. Teacher*' Salaries The matter of teachers' salaries was also decided. The public school teachers were all put on the regular schedule while some adjustments were made to the salaries of high school teachers from whom letters were received asking for salary adjustment on a higher basis. The board approved of providing a short course for Flying Corps recruits who are somewhat deficient in education. This was in answer to a request from Lieut. McXamara of Winnipeg, through Sheriff Young, chairman of the recruiting committee in Lethbridge. Following is the attendance report for December:' | U.S. consulate here, where all the pro- j �nrtK s^res his desfre(1 relationship ! duct of the Trail Smelter and depend eut mines has to be cleared for ex Enrolment for month Average daily ..... Percentage....... Enrolment for term Average attendance for term........ 1917 1736 1546 S 9.0fi 1940 1G34 1910 1C51 ' 1460 SS.45 17S1 1584 U.S. HAS BIG ARMY (CoNTnnntD from Pkont PaobI when the Germans realize that the American democracy has neither blundered nor hesitated, but .actually brought the full power of its men and resources in completely organized strength against their military machine. "Xo army of similar size in the history of the world has ever been raised, equipped or trained so quickly. No such provision has ever been made for the comfort, health and general well being of an army. "By the co-operation of all interests and all people in the country, the nation is now organized and set to its task with unanimity of spirit and confidence in its powers. More has been done than anybody dared to believe possible. That there have been here and there errors in judgment and dc lays goes without saying, but I shou!; be wanting in frankness were I to omi: in my own estimate of the real unse": fishness and intelligence with whici my 'associates, military and civilia:. have applied themselves to the unde; taking and the results demonstrate t:: success of their efforts." The secretary thi i gave the cor: mitiee an outline of the work of ti. department and its various bureaus. "Tho total number already in the military sen-ice," he said, "is one and a half times as large as any force ever mobilized by this nation." "On the first day of April, ifllT, the regular army," he continued, "comprised 5,791 officers and 121,797 enlisted men; the national guard in federal service approximated 3,73.'! officers and 76,713 enlisted men; and the reserve 4,000 enlisted men. There were also at that time approximately 2,573 officers in the reserve, but as these were on inactive duty they ci:nnot properly be considered in estimating the strength of the army of the l.'nitcd States at. that time. On the .'list day of December, 1917, the regular arinv consisted of 10,250 officers and 175.000 enlisted men; the National Guard of 36031 officers and 400,000 enlisted men; National Army of 480,000 men, and the reserve of 84,575 officers and 72,750 enlisted men. In other words, in nine juunthB the increase has been from '.l,!">24 officers to 110,856 officers and from 202,610 to 1,428,050 men. "The aviation section of the signal corps on the first day of April, 1917, consisted of 65 officers and 1,120 men; on the first day of January, 191S, it consisted of 3,900 officers and 82,120 men. "For the fiscal year 1915 congress appropriated for the war department $158,000,000; for the fiscal year 1016, $203,000,000; for the fiscal year 1917, $403,..0,000; for the fiscal year 1918, $7,527,338,716. In other words, taking 1915 as a normal year, the appropriations for 1918 are nearly fifty times as great." ! port. The export of copper for the year 1916 totalled 5,313.012 pounds, and for the year just closed the figures were, 529.S62 pounds, a drop ot 4,783.-150 pounds and the shrinkage in value was, $1,311,197. Gold' also fell off in export: the amount for 191b'. being 20.396 ounces, and for 1917. it was only 4.909, showing a decrease in value of $3tiS,07S. Silver fell from 1,031,639 ounces in 1916 to S7S.10P last year. The decrease in value being $131,245. Lead, also shows a decrease in tonnage, but has a slight increase in value caused by higher prices prevailing. The total of tons exported in 1916 was 5.S50, as against 4,382 in 1917. Increase in value $79,096. There were 5.476 ton? of zinc exported in 191(5, and 5,183 tons in 1917. the loss in value being $2.=,6,Hl7. Last year there were 311 tons of slag, antimonial, exported at a total valuation of $81,593. This product does not appear in the returns for 1916. Lumber Industry The lumber industry, while showing | a slight decrease in amount exported, I shows an increase in value, owing to advanced prices. Of manufactured lumber there was exported in li>16, 4.915.027 feet, and in 1917 the total was 4,085,915 feet, the value of which was $300,"ifi7, as against a value of $85,111 for the previous year. The export of cedar telegraph and telephone poles is on the increase i as shown by these export figures. ; The value of poles exported last year 1 was SH5.289, and for the previous year It was $73,505. j The export of cedar posts and piling i.greatly decreased during the last year '; and reached only $30,655 as against a : value of $99,992 in 1916 '.with God. The reality howover in Jesus, surpassing as it does all figure and reasoning is the final word and the firsthand right and privilege of all men that sin is cancelled by God to the believer to be remembered against him no more for ever. Subject tonight "Repentance Gateway to Peace River ful listening it was judged that if our offensive begtjn on the date arranged the enemy's gallery would just fail to reach us. This proved correct. General Haig emphasizes that owing to the necessity of taking over additional lines from the French we were i very definitely handicapped in the j battle area. This handicap was sub-j serjuently increased by the difficulty i the ; of obtaining adequate drafts, a sufflc- j iently long time, prior to the divisions' SAVE FOOD In a time needing food economy many people are not getting all the nourishment they might from their food. It is not how much you eat, but much you assimilate, that does you good. The addition of a small tenspoonfiil of Both! to the diet�� a peptogeme before mc�la leeda to more thorough digeation end assimilation and thus saves food, for you need less. BOLSHEVIK! PLAN L ROSS. AL DEBT Railway requirements in regard especially to tho supply of Hteol have been under consideration by the war cabinet, for some Uttlo time. Every effort, it is said, is being made to ("meet railway needs without interference with the supply of shell steel. London. Jan. 10.-The P.olsheviki government intends to publish a decree within a few days cancelling the Russian national debt, telegraphs tho correspondent at Pctrograd of tho .Manchester Guardian. The correspondent at Pctrograd understands the do-eree will contain theso provisions: First: All loans and treasury bonds held by foreign subjects abroad or in Russia are repudiated. Second: Loans and treasury bonds held bv Russian subjects possessing overhauled, ninkin.-; tho system us good more than 10.00J roubles in capital as new. Tho cost of the repairs Is arc repudiated. ($712, and this included practically tho Third: Loans and treasury bonds ' rebuilding of No. S boiler at a cost of held by Russian subjects possessing $505. This will all be paid for tonight capital in loan scrip or debts not ex- out of current revenue, and the "Y" ceodlr.g 10.000 roubles are to receive will start Us finan.'ial year on prac-five per cent, interest on tho nominal tically a clean sheet. It is the Inton-values of the loan and those possess- lion to enlarge the work of tho "Y" ing 10,000 are to receive three per, next year and a campaign for funds DIRECTORS OF T TO MEET TONIGHT Tho directors of tho Y.M.C.A. will meet tonight to wind up the business for the year and Secretary D. A. Hick-ell will present, a very creditable report. The report shows that the "Y" is now paying all running expenses an well as its. debenture interest and principal monthly, and in addition the boiler and water hc:tt!;::r plants have boon cent. Four: Workmen and peasants holding 100 roubles worth of loans or bonds may sell their holdings to the state at 75 per cent, of its nominal value. Those holding 600 roubles worth may sell it at 70 per cent, of Its nominal value. is pjanned for April or May. All accounts are now being paid out ot ordinary revenue, nothing in tho nature of a campaign having been attempted for a long time. POSTPONE CONFERENCE SGE Ottawa, Jan. 10.-The conference on labor shortage goes over to the six- The mission with a farewell meeting and special offering. closes'"Fridav night participation in battles to enable the , teen,h. io secure accurate mtormntiou closes inttaj Bnl' uvatta to be asaimllatctl Into the divls- I to �"'���. tho. depart- ions and the divisions to be trained. ! '�T� ,ot nsrlculturo in each province Paving tribute to tho artillery. Gen-: f be'nB ;"vit0(i scn'' representa-era! Haig points out that in the battle j �' Ottawa, f he supply ot farm . ' b ', ? . ,__'labor will be particnlarlv under con- ot ^pres he batter.es operated Prac-, w , when the c.,nlcrenc, meets, ucolly without .protection .month atte ( presented at month under continuous bombardment ; ' � from gas shells and high explosives. : He says that in many instances, when RESENTS "INSULTS" TO FR. CANADIANS L IS NOT YET OVER Two games will be played in the P.ed Cross bonspiel tonight, which vill bring either the Old Timers or the :iite Cigar Store to the final game . nd tho Jackson Co. play C'onybeare nd Co. for a tussle with the Merch-nts bank in the semi-final Friday ifrtit. This spiel will finish up Friday ight with a semi-final between the 'erchants Bank versus the winners ' the Conybeare and Jackson Co. he grand fins.1 will be the Old Timers, versus the winners of the above game. The club competitions are oft to a good start tonight with three games in tho Ellison Milling Co. trophy: N. T. Macleod vs. Jas. Davidson. S. J. Shepherd vs. J. F. Hamilton. Dr. Marrs vs. Dr. Taylor ' The other sheet being taken up with the Red Cross Spiel. Skips who have not filled up''their rinks can have the names of spare and green men from the acting secretary and there is still room for two 1 or three rinks to fill up this first competition. The District. Bonspie! at Fernie is definitely fixed for Monday first, ! weather permitting. Ten sheets of ice can be put on if necessary. The district secretary Ik working bard Ui make this the biggest spiel in the his-, tory of the district mid il is up to the Lethbridge Club to sond a big delegation. So got together. Montreal. Jan. 10.-In a lengthy preamble, in which it is stated that a po:lion of the population of Cannda 'has been bent upon the task of vilifying the French-Canadian race, of i Hiding it up to in'i.i sl.tnder aul opprobium. and of despoiling it of Its ' most sacred rights an 1 most valued ' prerognlives, and attacking the honor 1 of the race and its keenest feelings. \ also, during the recent general elec-� tions, of having shown implacable hat-! red." against the province of Quebec ; and its people of French origin, a 'notice of motion by Alderman Lariv-i iero at a meeting of the city council ! yesterday afternoon concludes: j "Be is resolved: That this council (feels these slanders all the more be-1 cause it knows that on every occas-\ ion, it treated with justice and fair-j nes3 the English minority in Montreal | to such an extent, in fact, that our I When we turn to the every-day af-1 nberalitv reached a point that, in cer-; fairs of the district, it is found that, j tain quarters, was misjudged and this | notwithstanding these decreases in | council has reason to rely upon Us (exports and imports, that the general  fellow- citizens speaking the English j business has shown a healthy and sub-: language to spurn, resent and repel istantial gain over the year 191G, which this vile calummy upon our city and \ is most gratifying to the business com- our province and to proclaim the fact I mnnity. Wholesalers report a largo ', that their French fellow citizens have j increase in volume of business trans- j been unfairly judged: that, for its (acted, which, after allowing for ex-1 part, the city council of Montreal pro-pansion in prices, still leaves a niar-j gin over the year before of from five i to 20 pet cent. They also report, a ! healthy Improvement in a financial way; payments being met with more promptness than was the case in 1916. Retailers reports confirm these statements by the wholesalers, and an all  round increase in volume and charac-I ter of business for the year is report-1 ed by all dealers. i The bankers also report iniproved , 'business, especially in deposits, and | they confirm the merchants in the statement regarding the improvement made in the tone of the business of the district. The surprising results of the Victory Loan campaign last October may be taken as an Indication of the reserve strength of the financial situation in the Fernie district. the signals from the infantry for urgent artillery support and warnings that gas shells were coming were received simultaneously, the gunners discarded their masks and obeyed the infantry's call with a full knowledge of the consequences. The dispatch shows that the British are increasing their use of gas wh'cli nightly is discharged along the entire front line. General Haig also pays tribute to the navy in the following terms: "The debt the army owes the navy irrows ever greater and is deenly realized by the British army in France. As a result of it^ unceasing vigilance the enemy's hope that unrestricted submarine use would hamper our op-orarons in France and Flanders has been signally disappointed. Immense quantities of ammunition and materials needed for the army and large numbers of memcontinuo to reach us with unfailing regularity." conference held at noon today between representatives of the railway companies and Hon. X. W. Roweii. increases strength of delicate, nor-vous, run d o w n people 100 per cent, in ten days in many instances. $100 forfeit if it fails as per full explanation in large article soon to appear in (his paper. Used and highly endorsed by former United States Senators and Members of Congress, well-known physicians and former public health officials. Ask your doctor or druggist, about it. ests most strenuously against all theso unjustifiable insults ami avails itself of this occasion to affirm most energetically that the French Canadian people have never stood in the wuy of peace and progress of the Dominion." IT MOR TO THE REAL SOLDIERS Edmonton. Jan. 9 -The moratorium will probably he limited during the next session of the legislature to give, relief merely to soldiers who are on active service orveneas or are con HOTELS TO BE UNDER THE FACTORY ACT ! J. W. McLeod, chief inspector, and Mrs. Margaret Lewis, inspector For Southern Alberta, in charge, oti the udm'nfslnition of the Factory Act arc in the city today investigating to learn how the act is being observed. According to the in.-nructlons from Edmonton the act will be rigidly enforced hereafter, and infractions w'll be prosecuted without further warning. The Herald understands that the inspectors have intimated thai hotels will be put under the act within a month. President Marnoch of the board of trade and a ing.-J. O. purp 'i--es which keep within the city Higinbothnm & Co., Ltd., . Hrugglsta, limits. . Lethbridge.-Advertisement,! ALL SPECIALS C. O. D. ONLY WE DELIVER TO AH. PARTS OF THE CITY, EUT NO DELIVERY ORDERS ACCEPTED AFTER 5 P.M. SATURDAY INCLUDED. SUPINA & SON 230 THIRTEENTH STREET NORTH 03 16779560 ;