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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta UfAOE SIX THE LETHBRIDOE DAILY .HERALD Toronto; Jan. 11.-Accofdlng to a cable'.from London to ttte Jlall and Empl^d.from John Kidman, rumors of pending chasgos in Canadian nitUtary circles continue to circulate with great persistence, but' arouria UeadQuartora file'answer given, is. that there Is no Information. It la admitted that tUo advent of a new minister might result In some changes, but Sir Edward Kemp has hardly had timo to look around. Sir A, McPhail, who is at medical headquarters, is engaged on literary nd historical phases of tho services. Among Canadians in the Imperial forces recently awarded tho Military Cross are Captains Anbrey Harrison Watson, K.R.R.C.. son of the Canadian trade commissioner in London; Oeorge Oordon Weir, Royal Scots; Charles A. P. Murison, HiF.A.., Montreal; Charles a. Wright. R! E,; Fred S. Dent, Cyclists, Toronto; Colin W. G.. Gibson; Royal P^islliers; Kenneth S. Torrence, iManchester: Albert E. Sihlth, U.OJ^,, (the last three from Kingston College) ; Lieutenants James Darroch, Liv-rpools, Winnipeg: George F. Frey Holme, R.F.A.; Kingston; Captain Jas. T. Matheson, R.A.M.C., Owen Sound; John K. Grant, R.E., Vancouver; Percy M. Miller, Royal Irish Rifles, Prince �Rupert, and Edward R. Taylor, R.B., iVancouver. Major J. S. Macdonald, assistant director of chaplain service in London, rrho received a decoration of the Order of tho British Empire is a New Brunswick minister, formerly editor cf the Maritime Baptist. TO GET II All Brandon, Man.. Jan. 11.-Following � long discussion at this morning's session of the Manitoba Grain Growers' convention, the following resolu^, Uon on hog 'production, was imanim-onsly passed: "That while we. gram growers declare our desire to do everything in our power to furnish food for Britain and ber allies, even at a monetary loss to ourselves, we would strongly urge upon the government that they take all possible care to secure that the .Tesults; of our sacrifice shall not be absorbed -by those ijiterests who have hitherto ;fattened upon the fanners on the one hand and the consumers on the other handi' k The Dominion government was com-meded for the stand taken against the manufacture of llauor. The government was asked to consider the pos-albiUty of brlquettlng lignite coal of western Canada. a; protest was entered against the embargo'On Canadian wooM. The Dominion government was nriged -to set ' standard dimensions for dressed lumber. A Dominion wide convention ot agriculturists was urged under the Can-sdlad Council of Agriculture. The gniin growers want continuous telephone service for exchanges with 100 ubscribers -without petition. . . Brl|itit Eyes indicate buoyant health. When the eyes are dull, Hvcr and bow* els heed regulating. > Quickly Rstore healthy condih'ons with a dose or two-In time-of BEECHAM*S PILLS iMMt Sol* af Aar MmDcIm In tha WarU, S*M avarvwlMMk faikuM.26c. DEATH OF SAMUEL SHAW Samuol Shaw, agod 53 years, i'iod in tho city on January lOth. The body remains at McKay and McKay's undertaking parlors until Sunday when it will be taken to tho Salv.itlon .A.rmy Citadel' where services vill be conducted by Adjutant Hamilton at \i p.m. Interrment wiU be in the public cemetery. Tho deceased, who leaves a wife and family, was a plasterer by trade and lived at 1709 2nd Ave. N. Mr. Shaw has been a resident of Letbhrldgo tor several years and was a well-known figure. He had been in poor health for soma time. For some time he acted as guard at the intern-rneht camp. EBATE Quebec, Jan. 11.-J. X. Francoeur. M. L. A., for Lotbinierc, Is authority for tho announcement that after conferring with Sir Lomer Goulij. he has practical assurance that his , motion will come up fo* debate before the legislature on January 16. A number of members will speak on the matter, including Sir Lomer Gouin, the Hon. Alexander Taschereau, A. David, A. Beaudry, J. B. Perrault and J. Tessler. WELL KNQIIN WEST Ottawa, Jan. 11.-The death occurred here last night very suddenly of Mrs. Andrew Holiday, daughter of the late Archibald ilclntyre of .Montreal. She; was well knownln the west. She is survived by one son, Lieut. Ernest Holi&ay, noT^ overseas convalescing from a wound, and two daughters, Gladys and Mrs. John Pullen, Jr., of Montreal. Liout. Holiday was formerly on the Calgary Herald staff. The remains will be taken to Montreal for interment. . MAJ.165,000 Melbou.rne, Jan. 11.-The eom- Slet'e reiurna from the referen-uni show the fel'lowing figures: For conac'riptlen 1,013,000; against 1,178,090. There were majorltlfea against eonaerfption In New South Wales, yieteria, Queensland and South Auttralia, West Australia, Taa^anii, the federal terrlt'oriea and tha Australian military forces gave majorities for conserlption. TAKE LEAVE OF London, Jan. 11.-The British courts took formal leave today of Earl Reading. \Vho has boon nppolnted British high conimlssionor to tho United States. Solicitor General ,Hewsrt,*tn behalf of tho bar. Which was largely I'epresented at the ceremonial, expressed its deep appreciation of tho devotion to duty and public spirit Which had prompted Earl Reading to accept this high office with its exacting requirements. Never before, Mr, Hew-art pointed out. had tho king appointed a chief justice to dlseharge such duties, but in the unexampled needs ot tho present crisis no other course w.ia open, hd said/the chief justice being called to his.supreme task "by the unanimous voice of the English speaking world.," The satisfaction at tho appointment expressed en both sirtos ot the Atlantic, added the solicitor general, rested on the firm belief that Earl Reading would bring to every side of a difficult and complicated problem not only impartiality of temper but unsurpassed clearness ot vision., ^ o'* � t ��>��� ^ � applicants, tivfe. of thom passing vrlth honors. 'Har.oltl V. Anderson heads this list with tho higlinst score of�any one in the same grade in tho Dominion quite a distinction, both for the pupil and his teacher. Miss West. Four others in this class, Jullett Andre, Fred Blley, Ada Harper and Nettle Ingram passed with honors, and Els.'e Potter and Alice , Quail also passed | wth good scores. Msa West and Harold Anderson opened tho second part of the instrumental programme with another piano duet, and Mr. and Mrs. Watson helped to entertain by render-; Ingeach a solo; Mr. Watson on.the, violin and Mrs. Watson with a vocal solo, both were recalled. It is with no discroilit to the other performers of the evening to say that j Harold Anderson's rendering of Chop-' In's Polonais, Number 5, was the eyeht ' of tho oveninR. J-lis execution as well � ns his interpretjiUou ot the Master, beJng most excoUoht. Mr. Anderson's friends are imost enthusiastic as to his future success,in a profession to\ which he has devoted himself. j As stated by Mr. Daniels in present-; Ing the diplomas, the parents^ot For-; nie may justly feel proud of their children and In the Jact that they have the advantage of so thorough a teacher as Miss West. � Ottawa. Jan. 11.-With Uio return of tho prtfne mtn'sterto OttAwa, Aetln-Ito action may bo oxpooted ahofily In regard: to varioiia important matters now; pending. Tho date when pro-hlbUloh. of the tnaniifacturo of alcoholic liquors will 1)ecome effective ha8-potntment of a commission Is under consideration and Is expected to be announced shortly. There is al TORONTO's POPflLATION Toronto/ Jin.- 11.-Toronto haa a total aiRdMrneat of $002,-777,5B9 and a total populatloti ot 473,870 persona nccoratng to thn annual report .ot Aascssmont Comm'aslonor-Gorman issued today. Opth these figures, are larger tl^an'thoBia,lHBU^d by tho commlstloner last year.  # � ^ 4 ^ � Amsterdam,- Jan,, .11.-Before leaving Berlin, Professor Kucharzevskl the Polish premier; announced that he put before the.'Gorman epperor "the most urgent.lyj.shes ot the young kingdom," and had d&cussed jvlth the German authpritlM the clUef current questions esjecially., Concerning participation ,, by" PoIatujTj 'lri,,'the negotiations at BrGst-i;itpy9k,and the creation of' a Polish army'w'S'ttoad national basis. He also suggested the aboUt' ion of a number ot exceptional op-prftasive r^utatl6n|?f&?'f>P01and, 'laid stress on the necessity of obtaining amnesty and discussed arrangements to hastenr assumption by -the Polish government of the administrative departments and the question of the ap-ppintpient of Follsli diplomatic r6pre-sentatiyes to friendly and neutral nations.. J'' [ i-f ~ j {c^^^^* > / � � � '  President Wilson for his ap- e pifioplo of Canada will bo 70 pdr cent, of the supply ot tho nsfl's"ng the Sugar Commission, the United Kingdom camo from countries ""'''l countr^es and themselves In ob-from which it Is now cut oft by the, lalnim; supplies for spring'an-1 sum-war. Great Britain, Franco and Italy , "'f lower prices than would other-would require to Import about 2.700.-! '^'^o bo possible. 000 tons before the next crop, and most of It from new sources. If they wore to nmintain their normal consumption. But the necessity of conserving sup-!-^jMlddletown, Conn,,. Jan. 10.-Two plies ot sugar, which was emphasized lives wore lost in a fire which doa-by the shortage of shipping, has re-jtroyod a wing ot the Connecticutt Insulted in atern economies among the' sano Asylum today. Pour patients are Allies., Before the war, England had ; unaccounted for. the largest per capita consumption of sugar ot any nation-93 1-3 pounds per person per year. This has now, been reduced to 26 pounds p'or person per year, or about oiie ounce per day ^ ^ � > C ? ? ? .'S- � -? *r ^teel.', track, and iwltchea h&s lone-> tjiing that thtm others must envy as V hoQie beside tho I : r track-be haa.� horn* to which he yj'AWn com* back every avenlng to th� ' �|f� and klddiei. A trim two rtorey k house it ti, wlih ft garden on th� . .right of way atongttde on which ht , 'ji-��n' ra|a� bis v�gotable3 and keep a / '; cow Mid ehieksns and pigs. The wife, ' , fi a nils, looks on tha garden as her '\' ' ^'oyrea of vegetables and small fruits, , fent'twios'a month shs may travel on , ; tt* PS^WSt city to make i'/-'^'-J--wy'PUfel�ssa aba raqutres.' ' ''^ ->Tba' . houiis, wKleb; may have ^W�V.U,fM. te ,k\m( .is supplied mMimm^ UMlSal.'rwt,^ in plasss �)Mra bosaes |trf .difflcult tp 'obtaiQ,,an4 many other privfle��s are alia allowadf 'Section' idremen, for ImtaaoCi-are pemltt�d to use old ties as' QrewQod, #0 that their fuel costs them nothing. Many of them b�eom