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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta IS, UH'.J i.; A PACK SUYEN Preparations are Icing made for the seals. Tlw single are sell entertainment of Irviu S, Cobb. for Season tickets covering ruinous and is to visit iho city on January 3'Mu, It Is poaslb'.o that a men's lunrheon will be held in of Mr, Cobb. wbt is to speak at night at Majestic Theatre Mr. Coljl) t'ouies on the Lyceum cir and will speak on hU war ex- periences. He talks aa ho writes, in a LaH-huniorous and very human 5tralu. aaU he will bu heard by u large As the number ot tickets to he sold for Mr. C'obb's lecture are (o be U tu- is urged thul they be procured immediately. Those holding Lyceum eeasutt tlckela will uot need further tickets. There IT ill be reserved j lecture, and the balance of tho Lyceum attractions, which come March, uud April, may Vie had froui the Herald or from ttuy member of the committee lor The balance uf the Hitnu-tltms Include The Schu- bert Sextette, ami MontatTile Kluwor, one of Uie moat noted in thu Mr. Cobb haa been speaking to aud- iicca of several thousand people all over tho continent- Ills trip in West- ern Canada will occupy ouly ttn days, and l.elhbridKa Is one ot Ibe tew cities lie will visit- Many people from out- side towns are coiuinR into Lethbridyo on the 30lh to hear Mr. Cobb, and cis sboulJ be procured at oure, Woman Dies of Utter Privation While Children Lie Sick Heside Her largest body outside ol Uie Coalition has emltleU U to this distinction utiil its leaders will take their seats 00 tliu front rows. At the same, (line, though tho liarty has the numerical advantage, il Is io be, that there aro numerous Liberals in the (.'oalitton anil lhat Uie total number of Ubera members of parliament is well in ei coss of the total number of Leader of Opposition The leader of the opposition will Ait am son, representing Fife, wfib worked as a miner for twen ty-aeven years, lie has strongly ported the government (n Its proseeu tion of the ivar. John Robert dynes uho held Uie office of food controller is io be deputy leader. He -withdrew 'rom tlie government Jn compliant wcSittTte a rolicy ot advertising by the retailer bo ink- y, en up in detail. By the eamo method niera the question d! proper winUcnv diapi.iy.' delivery problems, perfection of ;i Arrangements were made with the flelall Merchants' AssodaUon on Thursday lor an illustrated lecture at, tho K, P. hall on Thursday even- ing nest by 0. Sullcy, who by means ol storeonliran al fries and mo- tion pictures -will tell the causes of failure, and explain some of the latest methods "of storekeeplng. .An interest- ing feature of the lecture will be the part devoted to newspaper advertis- ing. Writing of newspaper advertise-1'! merits, selection ol mediums, and the i J store organization, anil other Interest- ing matters will he discussed. In addition, Ihe three reel Essanay feature of a Merchant, nnd How to Stop will he for the first time in this cltr. This film, which was prepared for The National Cash Register com- pany at a cosL of has been exhibited before commercial -bodies, other organiiatfons from coast to coast, and has every- where :bcen declared to be the beat exposition of tho troubles ot the re- tall merchant ever given. Three of the seven officers appoi ed by the party, including Ih chairman, arc miners. British'. Labor party lias decided to accept the responsible position of "opposition to the KOvernmenU This is a landmark in British parliamentary Jiislory. Tho Labor party's poallioh as tho WARSAW, Wednesday. Jan. The Germans have refused to receive at EJIalystok, Lieut. Reginald Foster, a .political agent of the American peace commission, and Col. Wade, of the British army, who Trent to Lapy, on tue Polish frontier, to confer with the commander of tho German 10th army. It was their object to -persuade the Germans to hold the frontier against the liolshcvifci. Lieut. Foster and Col, Wade received the reply that if they attempted to pass over tlio frontier they would regarded as enemies by the German sentinels, Foster Wade 'havQ reported the action of {he Germans to their respective govern- ments. Wiatfch This Page For The Mystery Automobile H. T. Henderson Garage ISpMlt FKKNIU. Jan. US.- -A nscsi jjUUljta aso of destitution and wanl Jias ouie tn Mfilit here through die tlcaSH aat at Klto ot Mra. Harry lakcly. U apyejr- tiiat the lilakcly family atne to Klko from Al- tv.-j tir three- luaiuiis usliand Ktihig ta Yalik to work on TH.' railway tons', rue lion c-j a Li bat placo. leaving faintly off Ify and clglit'children to Hvo in a; INCH lionfe, near the iiubltc oust: in C'oiHinamfcT (Ire-en-1 and, of ttto Salvation Army here, re- ceived u k-lter from Mr. HUK-ly, lateil at. Klku on Hie 12th, asking for iid in his stricken condition. Com- iiaiidor Greenland and D-riu of the Pcrnlft army went down the next day, uuly to find ilie woman dead and buried and ttic sA few hours to the west of you is a land of mild temperatures, salt breezesy green forests and beautiful, busy cities. Now this winter, in your rest time, rec- reation and inspiration are offered you in MACI0C RORTHWEST H. HUMBERT NOT GUILTY PARIS, Jan. have established ihe falsity of ac' cusations made against M. Hum- bcrt, who was charged with com- municating to Germany the con- tents of two documents relative to the national defence. UNDER PRESSURE will find that mpney spsnt in JmjrroyjM ymr and broadening ou'tlwjt WfJl inveslei As tnjoy pmusementa and study, the I..I ilie pjilri of IhU lettiioty of unlimited iL-soimes, okoal In mild lein. by irain, er.d you vril) and inny inaift. Pac'dic Horibwesf Tountf A_wn, I, C. bmitli BuKiH SOFIA, -Inn. pressure of ,ho allies. Iho Bulgarian government las issued orders Io prefects through' ml the country asking that ciinrges DO preferred against nny people ivlio arc detaining in their homes Ureefc boys and girls wlio were c.irrTen1 away from eastern Mnccdonta during the POPPY SEEDS COMING FROM FLANDERS' FIELDS ST. romiulUcfl ot SI- Thomas Horticultural rd'etvotl a i-ahlcgrani ycslcnfay inform- Inp lhat tho Sor-iely's ef- forts Io secure iiacrtagcd of poppy seeds from Klandnrs lufl been and thp seetlg would be tiMppcil (11- rnrUy, II IH susrgeElel tint Uiu Bo- cicty (I'D the scctls nor olono In Jicnulify bnl to rommcmor- Several oOicr clvit1 cniu- iilait ul nr.vs ol yjune to kcrp iilfve In iin u.on.viy o.' Iliciio, i.i Arlittt No. 3 Cvl PHI far Demobilizing Canada's Army F, actual work of bringing back our soldiers to Canada and getting them out of khaki is in the hands of the Department of Militia and Defence. Complete plans have been made and machinery to handle the work. Every detail has been considered. The plan is harmonious and will work smoothly. It is described here. Notice how every contin- gency has been considered. How the soldier is cared for at every step. How everything is done for his comfort and to inform his waiting relatives and friends. Fron: I'rai-ff Io England. Peace is not yet signed. The victorious Canadian Corps is still a fighting unit. But fast as tho situation permits the Cana- dian Corps in France will be returned to Canada by units allotted, as far as possible, Io the aieas from which they came. These, units Nvilihe reconstructed so as to include only men dcii'ioui, of returning to the area to which ihe unit has been allotted. The remainder of the Canadian forces will he returned in drafts of 500 r.K-'.i fur each area. Married men "first, according to length of service. Then single according to length of service. 1'rfparing to I.favr England. Canada has been divided into 22 dis- persal areas for demobilisation, with a dispersal station for each. 1. The province of Prince Edward Is- land.....Charlottctown. 2. The province of Nova 3. One half of New 4. One half of New John, 5. The north country of Quebec down to Three 6. The remainder of 7. The Ottawa Valley and Ontario down to the Thousand S. The Kingston district west to Oshawa and north to the Madawaska Kingston. 9. The Toronto district north to the Frrnch River and the north mining conn- 10. The Niagara 11. Southern London.' 12. From White River to the Lake of the Arthur. 15. All of Manitoba except the Brandon" Winnipeg. 14. The Brandon 15. Southern 16. Northern 17. Southern Hat. 18. From Calgary north to Calgary. 19. Northern 20. All of British Columbia except 21 and 21. Vancouver Island and the immed- iate 22. Cariboo, Kootcnay and stoke. Knelt soldier overseas cltooffS the dispersal nrea in Canada Io lie tyishes to go. A report of the number of men for each dispersal area is cabled to Militia Head- quarters. As fast as they can be absorbed by the dispersal cable is sent to England for drafts. Prior to snilitlg, a ctiblf is sent from England staling ho'.c many men are coming ami giving their occupations. In this way arrangements arc made to handle the men, to care for them, and to find employment for them. Before a man leaves England he is medically examined, his discharge papers and other documents arc made out. All delay in Canada over these details is avoided. On llif The transport staff check the medical and pay documents. The Y.M.C.A. pro- vides rcrrcatioii and entertainment. Twenty-four hours before arrival in Can- ada a wireless is tant to the port giving details of any men who arc sick and in need of care, and general in- formation thfll will ensure speedy trans- port from boat to train. II' (iiinded Mtn. back on hospital ships in the care of Army Medical Corps. They are taken on hos- pital trains to the various military hos- pitals and are in charge of the military authorities until medical treatment is complete. In Port. Halifax and Si. John, are the ports of disembarkation in winter. Quebec and Montreal will also be used in summer. Jm- mcdiately upon arrival of troops, the officer commanding wires a list to the Soldiers' Aid Commission in each province who not- ify the men's relatives. He also wires the Dispersal Station to prepare to handle-a certain number of men. A third wire is sent to the genera! officer commanding each military district, through whom the dispersal station is again notified. This gives the dispersal station a double check. Various voluntary organizations and the citizens of John, Quebec and Montreal all give soldiers every assistance. Cantccns.andclub rooms arcopen. Coffee and cigarettes arc provided. Telegrams are sent for the men. A permanent transportation committee of railroad1 experts, representing the C.P.R., the G.T.R., and the Canadian Na- tional Railways, arrange for special to meet every transport. On thcTraln. i Troop uains consist of colonist, toutist, cora- standard sleeping and dining cars. A Y.M.C.A. representative is on every Should a stop-over or delay becomeuiiavoidable, the men are provided' Barracks and an ample food supply arc available at the following divisional points: Halifax, Amherst, St. John, Mount Joli, Lcvis, Mtgantic, Quebec, Montreal, Cochrane, North Bay, Port Arthur, Winnipeg, Brandon, Regina, Calgary, Rcvel- Btoke, Vancouver. Al the Dispersal Station.'' The principal city in each area is the dispcutl staUon. When the troop train pulls in, the lativcs and friends of the men have been notiftaj and are on hand. Voluntary organizations motor cars at the station. Municipal rcceptim committees are also onjiand. in each city the military have provided tvetf accommodation for men staying racks, rations. Out-of-town men who are overnight leave and do not wish to remain in harracts can find the best of accommodation at hostels provided by voluntary organizations, The Disthargf. Men taken sick en tonic are immediately re- ceived by the District Depot for medical treatment snd receive pay as part of.that unit. All other men arc paraded at the station. The offices here are so arranged that each man can pass quickly from one to the other and gel away in the shortest time. First comes the ordnance office. Here the men turn in their equipment, except steel helmets and clothing, which'lhey are allowed to keep. Neil is the office ol the Department of Civil Re-establishment. Here each man is given advice and information on the many question! relating to his return to eivil housing, vocational training, medical treatment. Men who arc unfit for their former employment are taken on the strength of the Soldiert1 Civil Rc-cslablishment for .vocational training. They are paid during this period and their receive sc.psratioii Third is the paymaster's 'Here the rnea receive their back pay, clothing allowance of and first month's War Service Gratuity. finally the officer commanding issues each man discharge certificate, and in the same office is railway ticket agent who gives each man a ticket to his home town. The man is novf a civilian. Here ahoisnn information and complaint office. All complaints arc dealt with and informationgivel an officer specially chosen for that purpose. 'The dispersal station will supply quarter! and meais for men until train lime. The Government's care for the soldier docs not end when he passes through the dispersal station The important work of other de- partments will be covered in re- ports immediately following thii. Wounded men are brought The Repatriation Committee OTTAWA ;