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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATUIIDAY, JANUARY Vi, TIIE LETHBI^IDGE daily HERALD PACE SEVEN Harold Hamilton Killed OutHght While id Action Sorgt.. Hai^old Hatntlton, who wns first ropAited to have died o� wounds, ia now reported to havo boon killed outright ;n action,'according to an of-,flclal .mcssnBg .rocolved by Ma parcnta a tow- days ago. Thlii woll-known young IjothbrtdRe man iaro up his lltc while lu charB of, his section during heavy shnlling he'oro PaSBchondaclo on Novomho;- lOth, in oho of tbo hardest battles In which the Canadians havo yet taUen.part. "It was,quite a Mow to us to lose Jieroid Hamilton tor Ue wi\8 always 80 cheery, a vaty efflclcint N.C.O, and a hard worltor" writes an officer of the battery of which Harold waVi a ntombor. "IIO' did, not 'seem to know wliat fear was, for ho always stayed with his Job no matter what happened." Mafold Hamilton was a member of Standard VI. class of the Lethbr.'dgo High School In 1908. There wore ten For Grippe, Golds, Aches uf Pains THERMO-* GENE^ brings prompt^ and eure relief. Thii medicated wool givet warmth and acti upon the blood-vcucls through the skin. It quickly dispejs all soreneas and inflammation. lUtiNot M�d An Hovr't Sielmctt SUM Taking �FHUIT.A,TIVE3^ IN mis FROM MOUNTED POLICE TO ENFORCE LAW FiguVes of U. ^. Consuhir Agent Here Show Increase of 200 Per Cent. Cur a tivt H'aildmf at a66tiea for Ihi rrlirf e/ Sar* Thraali, CURATIVE' (Vandanbroaek'a Proeaaa) -1� ready lo apply � il comet iiom (he box. h luppltnU the old-time poultice and platter.. No meii, do tiouble. Keep it always on hand. . Lock for f A� Orangmm Colorad Boa tnx'enitfl by X'ttHthnbtvrckt Ihe/amouKHtlgtQH chrmtsi, Hn'tish - made by iht Thermogelie Ccinf^HytLimtUilt Haywa riTtHeath, England. Frice SOe. From Your Druggist or from Safes Agents/or Canada: llat�MF.RIIcUi*C*..UJl lOMcCaalSl.,  Taiwla boys In the class of.Whom eight on listed. Of these four have'given up their lives on the battlefield and one other has been wounded. Harold was essentially a Lethbir^dse boy, having come hero when flte years old and received all his schooling here. His brother,Tom, w1j6 Is with one of the later Lethbridge batteries, had soon, Harold a short time, before thn latter was hit. In n letter to his par onta he gavo Bpm'e;'6tl,the; details but stated that htj had pbt been able to locate his brolhor's grave, It la understood the Caiiadlan batteries at Paaschondaele were moved to another section only a couple of dtjys later. Telia of Fiflhtlna I In a letter which is dated November \ 20th, but which his father thinks was misdated and musfhaye been written on the mornJDB of the day ho was killed, Harold tells of the fighting in the open which charaoterSzod the Pass-cheiidaele scrap for; some days. "A couple of daj's'ttgo," he writes, "the Hun put up oho of the heaviest bar-ragos I have ever, witnessed on our artillery position, nothing less than 6.9'8, lots at elghUnoh and soma 12 and 15 inch shells. The country was an awful sight. There was something in the air all the time, guns, planks from the road, motor lorrtos fiercely burning, men and horses blown.to hha. ammunition going up-it was certainly an awful hammering. Was partially buried once, blown>clean Into a shell hole of water by an eight inch shell that lit not ten feet away, and covered with the.mud. and-water from it and that's all.' Thlsimud which we so everlastingly curse bias saved the lives of tliousanda of men, and it is a wonder how men escape, how we come through it all. But had as our lot is, Prlt^'ft must be worse for our heavies never let up and we sure send an awful lot MEN SOON WILL BE UNABLE TO BUY All WOOL StflTS AS NO MORE ARE BEING MANUFACTURED. ' We have a few pieces of West England Worsted at $40 to $45 Buy while they are to be had at these prices.; . Scotland Woollen Mills Co., Ltd. 309 FIFTH STREET SOUTH MR. MARRIOTT 73 Lees Are., Ottawa, Oat, August 9th, 1915. "I think it my duly to tell yon what Prult-a-tlves" has done for n under the purview of M. P,. Johnsi^io, Onlttd States consular agent here) shipped to the United States during 1917, gooda to the value of 11,502,480.60 according to n report prepared by Mr. .lohnston for dispatch to Washington. I.,ast year t|ia exports from the dlntrlct were only 1691,000, 80 that the Increase Is nearly 20Q percent "Tripling the expon.i of the cfistrlot to one country in one year speaks mighty well for Sunny Southern Al barta" said Mr. Johnbton. "Although I knew as the moni&s went by that t)iero was a big gain, 1 was astounded when I added up the figures for the total." Some time ago Hegina anijounced the figures for the gr )ds exported to U. 8. In 1817 from that district and made quite nj feature out of the fact (hat they had. .exported some 1800,000 worth of produce to the States last year. Lethbrtdge almost doubled this figure. Cnermoua Wool Exporta Wool was the loading commodity l.o cross the lino from the Lothbrldge dts trlct. In spite of the fact that over 660,000 pounds of wool were marketed in Toronto at one time, there,were cleared through the consular agency here 1,400,000 pounds valued at |755,-, 938. .v^Chls puts the Lethbridge dis At dealers or sent postpaid on receipt ' t^ict easily in the van of all the rest of price by Fruit-a-tivei Limited, Ottawa. of ammunition over there after him all the time with heavies, gas and our I'ghter barrages. This js opep warfare with a vengeance. of Western Canada put togethei;' in the thatter of v;ooI shipments, represent-Ipg as it does about 70 carloads. Other shipments are shown in the following figures, ridur, 23,000 barrels..... ... ?275,000 Brai\' ,............ 51,000 ce. Everything is.cattle .'. ... .'. "...... 29,000 done in the open. There Is ni^ 'Hides .;./............... 71,000 for gun pits, nothing but a platforip and wb sleep when wo get a chance with nothing over us but a tarpaulin However that's enough about war" L High Grade Americdn Dentistry ENTLENESS is a mailer of science as' .\VeU' ^is art. Tliat quality in pur practise which has earhcil^f jpi^/us ihe name of ''THEV^NTLE BENt TISiTS" is a ma(^ of iiHi|i in ^he f lappHcalion of ii|pdQriif:iiainlp inethods combined ; with'' ca'rc and consideratipi^ for.each F^at-ient and his or hei' inili^dual temperament. � ; vjslfd^bn-' siralc to your siUisfii^^pn? tliat % DENTISTRY AS WE PRACTISE IT ' ' / IS A GENTLi; ART. ; , ' Mrs. Brufier, Richards and Jekp btt Blki 4 Dborsiron) Lethbridg^Hotelle^^ .CALQARV OFFICE- ,E0MONTON ,0,FR�0�~3 ,A EICHtTH AVi^Nm E, � .Vancouver, B. C, Jan. ,11.-Miini-cipal piggeries, as a means to an in the sUpply of pork for overseas u�b, : to bo handled by experienced men ahd supporfed by the scavenging depart-'ment of the cities, collecting wast^ : food for the pigs, community gar^eni), ;and no further sloughtor of immature 1 animals Is in part recommended to i the food controller by the Vancouver ! board of trade. A|t a meeting held , tonight the question of food and the 'Utilization of alfen enemy labor,wght ;hand lu hand with a further recom-' mendation to the government that tt I finds Itself at difficulties in providing ! sufficient man power to utilize Can-; ada'a entire resources that it take i such steps as may bo found necessary to supply sufficient labor. . That there is trouble also In store for wholsalers who permit foodstuffs j to go to waste in the hope of a rising i inarket was made manifest by a representative of the food controllers office present at the meeting who stat-, e^ that drastic measures would be tak-qn and in case of charges be ng provei) : the wholesaler would not be able to ' tiontinue business in Canada. a , The board of trade also placed Itself on roc.ord as favoring puttinf th4 whole of Canada on rations where shortages of food warrant It, and of' fored the food controller full coo^erav tioh in enforcing any legislation to this end. The food controller will be urged tpi appoint .?a businessman of known stand ng as his represeutatlvp in British Columbia. Middlings ".............. 44.000 Oats ..... ... ............) 26,000 Potatoes, 695 tons........... 29,000 Rye ..... ............... 14,085 Wheat, 50,267 bushels ...... 81,000 Coal. 2256 tona.............. 9,000 Cattle Figures Not Actual TJie total for cattle Is very small as compared with the actual shipments but the consular papers must have ^een inade but elsewhere. It is know�i that hundreds of thousands'of dollars Worth of � cattle have been shipped from . tiia Lethbridge district to the Chicago yards this year, whereas only 199,000 Is shown. Were the cattle tlgurda complete the total exports of the district to, our'neighbor would ptias thf $2,000,000 mark. , IKigar Machinery Returned Another interesting Item of the re-Vprtils jtound In the Hat of American gooii^ returned tb the States where sugar machinery valued at $101,616.80 Is shown. This is the machinery of the Raymond sugar factory which was removed and shipped to Utah last Kummer. THREE NEW DAMAGE Miner Sues on Account of In-^ jurie�f>Another Allegei Wrongful Prosecution Throe new damage actions have been started in the aupreme ciaart, Alonxo F,'Sc0tt of Boundary Cre^k i dent. ' Edward Oliver a Tabor minor who owns a lease and small.mine on''the farm of Samuel Franola la astting |10,,'er watches may he arranged, but thestf.are tfvo.gam^ orenta and will onat^ ;^nough' oxcltonwit to keep the hWMW fanrf busy arhUe, The ttmjier win begin to timtle.aboutelglit � 3i400,000.00 106,624.34 3,'506,624.84-0,492.�S 100,000.00 50,000.00 5,O0o 000.00 . Unclaimed Dividends........................ Dividend No. 123, payable lat December, 1917 .i... Bonus of 1 per cent., payable 1st December, 1917 Notes of the Bank in circulation ......................... 12,779,662.00 DeposiU not bearing Interest..................... 44,368,804.40 Deposits beorlng interest .'............................. .\. 73,508,157.75 Balances due to other Banks in Canada................ 3724938.57 Balances due to Banks and Banking Correspondents elsewhere than in Canada..........'.................. ' 1,132,882.08 ^3,662,117.03 8,662,117.02, Acceptance under Letters ot Credit .... Liabilities not Included in the foregoing 132,162,444.S0 2,586.609.63 ' 755.76 n43,411,927;2(� (Gold and Stiver CoIn^^----... Dominion Government Not.es ASSETS 954,667.68 19,514,069.00 Deposit vWth the Minister of Plnanoo for the purposes of the Circulation Fund...........................'----.........................- -i- Deposit in the Central Gold Reserves................................ Nbtss ot other Banks .... i.... -................. Chosues oil other Banks..................... ^-..................    Balances due'by other Banks in Canada......' ......... Balances due by Banks and Banking CorrospondeuCs elsewhere than tu^ Canada.........................----........... Doiitinlon and Provincial Government Securities not exceeding market value......................... Canadiati Munclpal Securities, and British, Foreign and Colonial Public Securities dthqr.than Canadian .----.......................... Railway and other Bonds, Debentures and Stpckjs not exceeding market value.......................................... Call and Short (not exceeding 30 days) Loans in Canada on Bonds, De- . bentures and Stocks.................................. Call and Short (not exceeding 39 days) Loans elsewhere than in Canada. '' other Current Loans and Discounts in Canada (less rebate of interest) .. Other Current'Lbahs and Discounts elsewhere than iu Canada (less re- bj^te of intereat) .... ,.i....,........,.......,.......... Ijlabllities ot ctistomers under Letters of Credit aa per Contra .......... Real Estate other than Bank Premises ,--------........................ Mortgages on Real Estate sold by. the Bank,,. ;...,................... Overduo Debts, estimated loss provided tor i. ,....................... Bank Premiaes, at hot more than cost, less amounts written off ____ , Other.Assets not Included in the foregoing... .,..................�\... 20,468,736.08 . 260,000.00 8,200;000.00 770,549100 �3.912.030.75 82,984.17 5,193,087.14 9,301,729.52 10,24''l,470.99 2,033,212.60 6,634,990.26 2,938,000.00 77,000,391,11 , 58,791,493.28 3.154,431.66 3,586,609.63 370,003.77 99,974,93 250,204,91 1,106 299,'25 C1,918,�G^ $143,411,927^20 t JOH(f OALT, Prealdant. H. B. 8HAW, Qenei(al Manager. Report of theAuditora to the Shareholder* of ^h* Union Bank of Canada. In BCt!ordance w|tb the provisions of sub-sections i9 and 20 of Section 56 of the Ban^ Act, W9 report to the Shareholders aa follows; v i', ' We have audited the above Balancd Sheet witli the books and vouchers at Head.Office and' with the oiertlfled rettirna from the brnncbos, ' . � ' . * W^ have obtained ell of the Informatitm ami oxpjpnations that we have required, and are-of the -opinion that the tranaactlona ot the Bank which have come under our notice have^beqn within the 7 powera of the Bt^pk, .... � , . In addition to our verification at tho 30th November,'We have, during the year, checked the cash and verified the securitlea represe'hting the investments of, the Bjonk at its chief offitie and' principal' : branches and found them to be in agreement with the entries In the books of the Bank relating thereto. , [ ' In our opinion the Balance Sheet is properly drawn up so as to e^jhlbit a true and correct view of: theatate of the affaire of the Bank, according to the'beat of our information and the ^x{>laaaUoiia glvenHo us, t�nd aa Bhpwn by the Books of tlio OanW, * ^ ',.\,m i' T,* HARRY WEBB, E, S. BEAD. 0,,R, HKQAN, AudU9r8,i;Qf-W'�rm'^c�f ;^ WEBB,', READ;:' fiiBQAN/ldAJt-i!^Jl!i[QH4:l�;'i^^^^ Winnipeg, ISth December, 1B17. ;