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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGK DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, JANUARY 19; 1918 Good Sums Raised-Big Red Cross Meeting Planned For Feb. 6th. (From Our Own Oorrcsyiomlent) Coalhurst, Jan. IS.-A dunce was held in the school house on Friday evening in aid of Halifax relief. There was a large attendance and everybody voted it the best affair of the season. In connection with this work a collection is being taken up among the. employees of the local colliery and while final returns are not yet to hand it is expected that the total will pass the $1,200 mark. Coalhurst has certainly responded nobly to the call for help from the strieken city iu the east Much credit is due to the committee in charge of local efforts for the Halifax relief work. Those who organized the dance last week and the canvassers have worked very hard and the results of their efforts are seen in the splendid response that has been made. I A number of local people went to Lethbridse on Monday to take in the opera. They report a good time. J. R. McDowell has received word that his brother Arthur, who went out with the 113th battalion and who was wounded In the early part of November will shortly be invalided home. Farmers from this district will attend the annual UJF.A. convention which will be held In Calgary next week. A number of important resolutions are on the agenda for discussion and the convention promises to be very interesting. Miss MacPnerson of Edmonton Is Visiting with her sister, Mrs. R. J. Gammon and renewing old friendships In Coalhurst. j Miss Christie of Diamond City was  visitor to* Coalhurst Isst week. A party tram the local Red Cross society went to Commerce on Tuesday afternoon in response to an Invitation from the Commerce branch to attend  meeting of workers there. A large number were present including also a deputation from Diamond City and A most interesting discussion on the work was held. The Commerce.so ciety has already collected a good sum of money, machines have been purchased and the ladles are sewing hard for the work. The Coalhurst party-included Mrs. J. D. Keith, Mrs. Mnc-Nell and Messrs. Saidhnm and Marsh. Ratepayers' Meeting The annual meeting of ratepayers of the Coalhurst school district was held in the school house on Friday afternoon. The reports were considered very satisfactory and the school Is in splendid shape Mr. J. R Dellart who retired this year was re-elected trustee for three yean, and at a subsequent meeting of the trustees was also re-elected as chairman of the board. Constable Morrison of the provincial police lias been transferred to M:\c-leod and left on Monday for that town. He is succeeded by Constable Hurt who has had considerable experience in the mounted police. The value of fire extinguishers iu an emergency was realized this week when a local merchant discovered a nasty fire in his store. The fire resulted from some ashes which had been banked uoimi? the^ outside and buc for the prompt use of the extinguishers would have proved serious. The secrtary of the Red Cross society has received the following subscriptions: J. Macleod $11. E. Morgan $2, J. Aberuetliy $5, J. T. and P. H. Percival $1 each. Arrangements are just about completed for the big public meeting in the Rex Theatre on Wednesday. February 6th. Speakers will be: His Honor Judge Jackson, W. A. Buchanan, M.P., Mayor Ilardie and S. J. Shepherd, all of Ujthbrldge. Mr. Frank Waddiugton will have charge of the programme. No charge will be made for admission. In connection with the drive in this district for money and members for the Red Cross we have been asked to urge that no one give to a canvasser who. cannot produce his authorisation signed by the local president and secretary". All canvassers of the local society are furnished with these certificates and no others may legitimately solicit funds for this branch. Final List of Awards at Lethbridge Poultry Show MAKE DEMANDS Ottawa, Jan. 19.-Demanding the reinstatement of two employees dismissed and better schedule conditions , the 4-5 employees of the Ottawa Klec- I trie Railway have given the company I 12 hours to fulfil those conditions or there will be a general strike order issued. The decision was reached at a meeting held at 1:30 this morning. I Following is the completed list of prize winners at the Letlibrldgo Poultry show which closod Friday: White Rocks Cock, 1, J. T. McKinlay, Calgary; 2, F. Senior, City; 3, J. 11. Rlrie. Hen, 1, A. Robertson. Edmonton; 2 and 3, F. Seuior. Cockerel, 1 and 2, f. Senior. Pullet, 1 and 3, Hobcrston,; 2, F. Senior. Buff Rocks Cock. 1 and 2, R. H. Hunter and Sons. Edmonton. Hon, I and 2, R. B. Hunter. Cockerel, 1 and 2, R. U. Hunter. Pullet, 1 and 2. 1). B. Hunter. * Partridge Rocks Cock. 1, E. D. Bennett, Medicine Hat. Hen, 1, 2, and 3. E. D. Bennett. Medicine Hat. Cockerel, 1 and 2, E. D. Bennett, Medicine Hat. Pullet, 1, 2, and S, E. D. Bennett, Mediclno Hat. Barred Rocks Dark Cock, 1, Mr. Ros3 Wallace, Calgary; 2 and 3, E. D. Bennett. Hen', 1 and 2, Wallace; 3, J. M. Campbell, Swift Current. Cockerel, 1 and 2. and 4, Wallace; 3, Westbrook Bros, City. Pullet, 1, Wallace; 2, and 3, West-brook. Barred Rocks, Light Cock, 1 and 2, Bennett; 3, West-brook. Hen, 1 and 2, Wallace; S, West-brook; i. F. H. Entierton, City. Cockerel. 1, 2, and -1, Bennett; 3 Wallace. Pullet, l, Wallace, 2, 3, 4, Ueniiet; 5, Campbell. Any Other Variety Rocks Cockerel, 1, Geo. Frache,' City. Pullet, 1, 2, 3, Geo. Frache. Buckeyes Cock, 1, Peter Smith, City. Hen, 1, Peter Smith'. Cockerel, 1, Peter Smith. Pullet, l and 2, Peter Smith. Anconas Cock. 1 and 2, W. M. Currie, Medicine Hat. Hen, 1 and 3, F. II. Ender-ton, City; 2, P. Waterhouse. Cockerel, 1, Waterhouse; 2, Currie; 3. Endurton. Pullet, 1 and 2, Enderton; 3, Currie. Houdans Cock, 1, N. A. McKellar, Taber; 2, H. C. Hughes, Cranbrook. Hen, 1, McKellar; 2 and 3, Hughes. Cockerel, 1, McKellar. Pullet, 1 and 2, McKellar. Black Red Game Bantams Cock, 1, Humphries and Hamilton, City. Hen, 1, Humphries and Hamilton. Cockerel, 1 and 2, Humphries and Hamilton. Pullet, 1 and 2, Humphries and Hamilton. THE ORIGIN AND DANGER -O F- CATARRH -IF YOU SUFFER FROM- Catarrh, Catarrhal Deafness, Head Noises, Catarrh of the Stomach (which is often mistaken ' for Indigestion), Catarrh of the Bowels, A sthma, Bronchitis, Loss of Smell, Phlegm dropping in the back part of the Throat, or if you have & Cough. -YOU SHOULD NOT FAIL TO READ EVERY WORD OF THIS ARTICLE. What Parmint, the Wonderful English Formula, Has Done for Others, It Should Do For You. CATARRH, A LOATHSOME AND INSIDIOUS DISEASE Catarrh is a very common name for a very common disease, so common that most people do not realize how fearful, dangerous and disgusting it is. A cold in the head, hawking, spitting, blowing of the nose, phlegm dropping in the throat, bad breath, dullness of mind, bad humour-this is the way it starts. And where does it end? Frequently In Catarrh of the Stomach, Cartarrh of the Bowels. Bronchitis, and often light or total deafness results. That nasal catarrh is a nauseating disease any one knows who has had to sit close to, or talk face to face with a person reeking with purulent catarrh. Have you ever had to endure in sickening silence the hawking and gagging of a catarrh victim, or had to sit close to such a person and experience a disgusting, appetite-losing, foul odor, which ypu could not explain, and did not know* what it was? That is catarrh and there are many people who have it and don't know it. HOW CATARRH STARTS Catarrh usually begins with a cold In the head. The Catarrh germs breathed in through the mouth or nostrils have settled upon the inflamed and delicate mucous membrane that lines the nose and throat. These germs are harmless to healthy tissues; when they lodge upon an irritated, surface it means a more and more diseased condition of the membranes. They thus produce further inflammatory irritation and in time even ulceration. The sufferer from catarrh often finds his sight and hearing failing. He suffers from an almost constant dull ache over the eyes and across the forehead. The mind becomes dull when the membranes of the nasal cavities are in a discharging ] condition. It is the pus and decaying matter oozing from these sores that causes the offensive breath so common to victims of catarrh. You may not notice it yourself. You probably do not. But your friends do, though they are too careful of your feelings to tell you bo. NASAL CATARRH ThlB form of Catarrh is, to say the toast, sickening and disgusting, besides being most common and highly dangerous. The changes - of weather render the delicate mucous membranes in the nose and throat very susceptible to Inflammation, and thus encourage the birth and growth of catarrhl germs. The nose and throat are what might be called the highway of life. The throat itself is divided into two main pasages; one the Oesophagus, or gullet, going to the stomach, the other the respiratory tract or Trachea, going to the bronchial tubes and luugs. Through the lungs the blood passes with every heart beat and there comes in contact with the air. If the air breathed in is pure, and if nose, throat and lungs are sound, the dark blood is at once purified and passes out of the lungs in a bright red stream, carrying life and strength to all the body. If, however, the air breathed in is bad, or if the nose, throat or lungs are diseased in any way, then the blood, (instead of being Jmrified by its passage through the ungs) is, on the contrary, still further poisoned and goes on its way carrying lb* disease to all parts of the system. CATARRH OF THE STOMACH (Often mistaken for Dyspepsia or Indigestion) Many cases of indigestion and dyspepsia are simply the result of catarrh of the throat and stomach. At night as you lie asleep, the mucus drops down from the throat and head and is swallowed into the stomach. In the morning you awake feeling heavy and tired; there/is a bad taste in your mouth, you are in a bad humor; you wonder what ails you. You have catarrh, catarrh of the stomach and your whole system is poisoned and reeking with the disease. Your stomach has become clogged and the delicate membrane is coated with a vile sticky substance. Thei catarrh mucus refuses to be digested and only passes out of the stomach with great difficulty. Little by little, the mucus with the catarrh germs which it has carried settles permanently on the mucous membranes which lines the stomach. Real dyspepsia and indigestion are caused by lack of digestive juices. But here we have a condition where the membrane is able and ready to do its work, but it is prevented by foreign matter which has dropped down from the head and coated it. How then, can the usual treatment for indigestion be of use? Since catarrh is the cause of the trouble, it is the catarrh that must be treated. If you have catarrh of the stomach we believe that if taken faithfully for a reasonable length spf time Parmint will bring you an amount of relief that will fully compensate you for the cost and time expended. CAUSE OF DEAFNESS A cause which Is responsible for a great many cases of deafness is catarrh. The whole trouble generally begins in a simple cold in the head. During Huch a cold almost every person experiences that feeling of (,-tuffiness which tells of inflammation extending into the post-nasal space v/here the openings of the Eustachian Tubes are located, and which is accompanied by catarrhl secretions, collected in the post-nasal space, whore it h difficult to blow it out of the nose or hawk it up. When such conditions have become chronic, as in catarrh, the danger is grave. The mucus, carrying the g".rms. drops into the throat. The glue-like nauseating mass sticks for a lime to the sides of the turoat. The germs are quick to take advantage of the opportunity. They invade the Eustachian Tubes. Their presence and irritation it causes produce more and more mucus. Gradually this fills up the ear tube so that sounds can only pass through with difficulty. The patient! finds his hearing slowly going. When the tubes are completely filled total deafness may result. In deafness from nasal catarrh, which affects the middle ear, it often happens that crackling sounds are present which distress and confuse the patient. These are due to the fact that the mucu* which fills the upper part and back of the throat I3 covering the opening of the Eustachian Tubes and the bursting of bubbles or the movement of mucus causes the sounds, which come from the altered resonance of the ear. After a crackling report the head may seem clearer and the hearing better for a time. Later on in the case there may be crackling sounds when swallowing, which come from the efforts of a stiffened muscle to open the tubes-'which yield with a jerk. The above explanation of a most common cause of deafness should make it clear how absurd and useless it is to attempt to overcome such deafness by ear drums or devices of a similar sort. Let it be understood, however, that Parmint is not for ear troubles other than those caused by catarrh. If your trouble is caused by scarlet fever or any disease apart from catarrh, or if caused by an injury, Parmint is not for you, and you should consult your own family physician regarding your case. t- DON'T NEGLECT A COUGH If jcu have a cold and it has left you with a, cough, no matter how slight-you ought not to neglect it. j A cough is generally an indication : that there is inflammation in a dangerous place, and proper treatment should be secured at once. Delaying treatment may mean that the cough may settle, develop and stay. Even the slightest cough indicates a danger and should^ receive prompt attention. Unless your cough has become extremely deep seated or has hung onto you for a long time, we believe that you will find a quick relief from your trouble by the use of Parmint. WHAT PARMINT IS? Parmint is an English formula put on the market in England about 10 years ago. It. is a combination of ingredients having values in the treatment of catarrhl conditions, bronchial affections, etc.,' compounded from /the best grade oi> material it is pos/lble to obtain. Parmint is put up in'one-ounce bottles in concentrated form which are labelled "Parmint-Double Strength." These one-ounce bottles ym-mo. Black Spanish Hen, 1, C. W. TInirst, Calgary. R.C. Black Minorcas Cock 1, Hen 1, 2, 3, Cockerel 1, 2, 3, Pullet 1, 2, 3, D. A. Lothian. La-combe. Andalusian Cock, 1, C. W. Thurst; 2 and 3. J. Curre. Medicine Hat. Hen, 1 and 3, \V. Hutton, City; 2, Currie. Cockerel, 1 and 3, Currie: 2, Thurst. Pullet, 1, Thurst, 2 and 3, Currie. Dark Cornish Cock. 1,- D. P. Woodruff, Magrath; 2, Humphries and Hamilton. Hen 1, 3, and 4. Humphr'es ind. Hamilton; 2, Woodruff. Cockrel, 1, j. Graham, 2, and 3, Woodruff. Pullet, 1 and 3, Humphries and Hamilton; 2, Woodruff. White Cornish All awards Woodruff. Golden Pheasants Cock, 1, Beattie; 2, Wilkinson. Hen, 1, Beattie: 2, Wilkinson. Silver Pheasants Cock, 1, Beattie: 2; Wilkinson. Hen, 1, Beattie; 2, Wilkinson. English Pheasants Cock 1. Hen 1, Wilkinson. Any Other Variety Pheasant Cock 1, Hen 1, Wilkinson. P Guinea Towl . 1, j. A, Massey, High River. Farmers Class Asiatics old, Asiatics young, Mediterraneans young-A. Graham. Light Brahma Bantams Cock, 1, Farmer, Rapid City, Man.; 2, 8. Jones. Pullet, 1 and 2, S. Jones. Hen, 1 and 2, Farmer. Black Cochin Bantams Cock, 1, P. Ashcroft; 2, j. B. Rlrie; 3, R. Graham, Edmonton. Hen, 1, Graham; 2, Ashcroft; 3, Ririe. Cockerel 1, Graham. Pullet, 1, Graham. White Cochin Bantams Cock 1, 2, 3, Hen 1, 2, 3. Cockerel 1, 2, 3, Pullet 1, 2-Westbrook. Pullet 3, j. A. Massey. Pen Classes Barred Rocks - Young Light - 1, Wallace; 2, Bennett; Dark, 1, Wallace. Buff Orpingtons, young-1, S. Spaf-ford, Calgary; 2. P. Waterhouse. White Orpingtons, old-1 and 2, E. P. Tuson; 3, S. Kingston. Young, 1, Tuson; 2, Hingston. Black Orpington, old-1 and 3, Tit-son; 2. Mrs. Woods, Brandon. Young, lt A. M. Beattie; 2, Tuson. White Wyandott-s. ol'tl-1. N. North-wood, Calgary. Young, 1, Northwood; 2, H. Scott. Silver Wysndottes; old - 1, Sam Jones; 2, .1. Benton. R.C. R.I. Reds, young-1, W. A. Moore; 2, S. Hellwig: S. C. R. I. Reds, young-G. B. Miles, High River. S.C. Brown Leghorns, old-1, Sam Jones. S.C. Buff Leghorns, young-1, j. Lyons, Calgary. Dark Cornish, old-1, Woodruff; 2, Humphries and Hamilton. Dark Cornish, young-1, Woodruff; 2, Humphries anu Hamilton. Houdans, young-1, Hif'es, Cranbrook. R.C. B. Minorcas, old-1, ri. Jones. S.C. B. Minorcas, old-1, G. C. Nimmo.  A.O.V. Rocks, old-1, A.Robertson, Edmonton. Young, i, R. B. "Hunter and Sons; 2, A. Robertson. S.C. Brown Leghorn's, young-P. H. AshcrofL Bronze Turkey Male, old-1, J. U. Ririe. Female, old-1, J. B. Rlrie. Male, young - 1, HWe; 2, A. W. Hamilton. Female, young-1, Ririe. White Holland Turkey Female, old - 1 and 2, Male, young, 1-A. Graham. Toulouse Geese Gander, old, 1; (loose, old, 1 and 2; .Gander, young, I-Ririe. \ Pekin Ducks Drake, old-1, itirlo; 2, McKellar. Duck, old-1, and 2, McKellar. Indian Runner Ducks Drake, young, 1, Duck, young, 1 - McKellar. A.O.V. Ducks Drake, old, 1; Duck, old, 1; Drake, young, 1; i4Hck, young, 1-Wilkinson, Edmonton New February Numbers of olumbia Records \emoa Stiles sings tKe Song that won the SoUicva When you hear this recording of "Then You'll Remember Me," you will understand why Vernon Stiles won such a great patriotic triumph as official instructor in singing at Camp Devent. A2435-$1.00 ARecorJV&rt!tvof Rigolett Magpies Cock, 1, Hingston; 2 and 3, Crowe. Hen, 1 and 2, Hingston; 3, Crowe. Owls Cock, 1 and 3, Hingston; 2, Crowe. Hen, 1, Hingston; 2, Crowe; 3, Roberts. Nuns Cock 1, Hen 1-Crowe. Swallows Cock, 1 and 2, Wilkinson; 3, Kingston. Hen, 1 and 2, Wilkinson; 3, Hingston. Turblts Cock, 1 and 3, Hingston; 2, Crowe. Hen, 1 and 2, Hingston; 3, Crowe. Archangels Cock, 1, Crowe; 2, Hingston; 3, Hunter. Hen, 1, Crowe; 2, Hingston; 3, Hunter. Dragons Cock, 1, 2, 3, Hingston. Hen, 1 and 2, Hingston; 3, Roberta.. Homers Exhibition Cock, 1, Crowo; 2 and 3, Hingston. 'Ten, 1 and 2, Hingston. Red Chequered Working Homer Cock, 1, hingston; 2, Wilkinson; 3, tobGrts. Ken, 1, Hingston; 2, Roberts; 3, R. Hall. . Blue Chequered Working Homer Cock, 1, Hingston; 2, Mall; 3, Mns-son. Hen, 1, Hingston; 2, Hall; 3, Masson. Blue Ear Working Homer Cock, 1, Hingston; 2 and 3, Mas-son. Hen, 1, Hingston, 2 and 3, Mas-son. A. O. C. Homer Cock, 1, Roberts; 2, Hingston; 3, Wilkinson. Hen, 1 and 2, Hingston; 3, Roberts. A.O.V. Pigeon Cock, 1, Hingston; 2 and 3, Roberts; Hen, 1, Wilkinson; 2, Roberts; 3, Crowe. Himalaya Rabbits Buck, S. Hingston. Doe, old, S. Hingston; Doe, young, S. Hingston. Brown Eggs 1, S. N. Dale, Buarcrist, Saskatchewan. Medium Eggs 1 and 2, P. Senior; 3, S. N. Dale. White Eggs 1, S. N. Dale. it'ontindki) fhom FliONT PaOI) Only a Just Pescs Petrograd, Jan. 19.-M. Trotzky, ,the iBolshevlki foreign minister, who la Russia's chief delegate to the Brest-Litpvsk peace conference, has sent an. energetic protest against the distor-1 tlon of the minutes of the conference, I especially the misrepresentation of the I Russian declarations made in the Ger-I man official statements, which he says ; are intended not to be informative but to mislead the German people. Trotzky calls attention to point (seven in the negotiations, which reads: "Our government has written at the head of its program the word peace, but at the same time has undertaken the obligation to sign only a Just and democratic peace." Ho says that only the first half of the phrase i3 cited lu the Gorman reports. CONTP.OL OF TIMBER Washington, Jan. 18.-Unified control of all government timber requirements front'tho northeast has been accomplished by tho establishment of a commission, now on the Pacific coast, which will supervise all purchases and speed up delivery. ANOTHER FIRE, WELLAND Welland, Ont, Jan. 19.-There waB another serious outbreak of fire on Thursday night when three stores in the middle of East Main, the principal business street of this city," were burned out, namely, Laue's Jewelry Store, Reilly Brothers, boot and shoo store, and the Wilson Photograph Studio. Tho fire spread to adjoining property and damage was caused tq ths offices of Hose and Fleet, lawyers. 166200 ;