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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta pa of sii THE LETHBUIDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1918 President Wood Receives Great Ovation When His Name Placed in Nomination-New Hail Insurance Plan Dis- I cuss sed-Want It Extended All Over Province. the time arrived, however, there was iho gift of the people ot Canada so attractive to mo as being president of the United Fanners of Alberta. (ApplauseVaavtt is attractive for several reasons, and first among them is iis* fact that I like the work. Over and above that. I believe that whatever qualifications I have for helping the common people iu their upward strug- �rv Mv\ "a7^-\midet an-lbm denomination, and D. Trego, i tit Into the office of the U.F.A. * ihat v eked Uu* Viral Baptist i of oleichen. first vice-president, de-, better than any other m 4^ Dominion . mat roiKta uu ��t/i . Gl0.,tpd |)y aC(.|aillR. { ot Canada. Thia is a position of tre- i ^ p * o i a i i.i the 11 o r :i 1 il * Calg piause ...... _ church from basement to root rover- clureO^i ^ responsibility. Having been berating from stem to stem of the edi- , ion rheie , ls, nou J^en^oiu , * the wider field oiac fice, H. W. Wood, was ro-eiecied pre- ; in the whole hall, .ant nu ocia.ion a\u. nrnhlenm nffnetine not onlv nf mhoc* farmers of Alber- ia h gh tribute to the man who has led ; UWty witn problems aueciing noi oniy sclent or iJie t iiuot; r-arnuTh -viuci a - ... the farmers of this province, but of the j hole, 1 hare cqme into big questions, and as a j contact 1 have seen fit, Only One Nomination The elect ins of a president was not scheduled to occur until tin's afternoon'.* session, nominations being on the program for this morning. When impassioned address to*on some* occasions to change my view-r-iutie* of the leader, point. In all candor 1 have tried at all times to serve the best interests of th^ ferred in an jjhe sterling q fact thai he had kept out of poli-was strongly "eulogized and his , MIUI �I Every year from Consumption, Millions could have been saved if only common sense prevention had been used in the first stage. If YOU, lARE a Sufferer from Asthma, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Pleurisy, Weak Lungs, Cougfci Colds-all Sif* eases leading up to Consumption- !Tuberenlosis, TOU ABE interested In Dr. Strandgard's T. B. Medicine, JWrito for Testimonials and Booklet DR. STBAOT0ARXVB HEDIOI^E CO� 2G3-26S Tongs Strtat, Toronto. "The tics character was reierred to as absolute- j ly unimpeachable under any and all' circumstances. His loyalty to the or- i r.r.aization was considered most wor-; ,'.y, and i: u*as thought difficult to ob- : a man auVwhere in1 the province �vho understood the* desires and anibi-.ions of the union so well as .Mr. Wood. Mis attitude on the various questions .'f national import which had arisen .iaring the year wad very favorably commented upon, and doubtless much more would have been said had the ruled oat oi order Because They Did Her Good Rocmoh, P. Q.t Jan. 14th, ISM3. "IsiuTorod for many vears with ter-Hide Indigestion and Constipation. I had frequent dizzy spells'and became greatly run down. A neighbor advised me to try "I'ruit-a-Uves" 1 did so and to the surprise of my doctor, J began to improve, and ho advised me to go on with "Fruit-a-tiYos". I consi 3cr that I owe my life to "Fruit-a-tivcs" and I want to say to those who * sutler front Indigestion,Constipation or , Headaches-'try Fruit-%tivos*'and you tvi!!getweir\ COKIXK GAKDREAU. 50c. a box, G for $2.5\ trial size, 25c. At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit a-tives Limited, Ottawa- Western Delegation Favors This Rather Than The Nationalization speaker net been by the chairman. Thanks Delegates .Mr. Wood in a brief address to the delegates., thanked them heartily for heir confidence. "I "deeply appreei-re tho honor you have bestowed upon n? bv again calling jne to serve as ;r president.** said Mr. Wood. "I :*ve had opportunities to give dlffer-�nt kinds of service during the past /ear. but there is no position within The Trust and Loan Company of Canada Head Office: London England \ Incorporated by Royal Charter, A. D, 1845 AGENTS FOR LETHBRIDQE DISTRICT 'a British Canadian Trust Co. organization. (Applause). I have ways acted according to my interpretation of the right, and I will willingly do a thing that is wrong because it might prove popular with a certain class or section of the membership. I appreciate the honor from the bottom of my heart, and I consider it second to none in the Dominion." Prolonged applause. Adjournment for the morning was taken just after the, president's address, and the delegates moved to the outside oi the church, where moving pictures and the regular official photograph were taken. " Constitution Amendments The morning session of the invention was taken up with discussion on amendments to the constitution, and with the presentation of the municipal hail scheme by R. E. Malcolm, president of tho hail insurance board. Increase Tees The outstanding amendment to the constitution was the proposed increase in membership Tees from $1.00 to $2.00. It was evident before discussion had proceeded at great length, that there was a more or less unanimous feeling in favor of the increase. A few delegates objected to It on the ground that it would make the task of securing new members more difficult, and would thu3 militate agairtst the very thing upon which the organization should, concentrate this year. One 'delegate, in a very spectacular ' appeal, advised the assessment of eer-1 i tain profits accounting to the United { i Grain Growers as a direct result of the j efforts of local U.F.A. secretaries. With j L the constitution. The question became never ! Quite a llpate(1 on�. when a minis . . j member of the organization wanted F T.�Vi, 1 know if ministers would be barred under the resolution which, says that "any person actually engaged in farming"" shall vreplace the former ruling that "anyone interested iu farming" may become a member. One speaker thought that the U.F.A. could conduct their business quite efficiently without; the help * of ministers, and that it would be better for the clergy tq **rc-, main in their spiritual sphere." The 1 amendment lost,, and that part of the constitution stands as it did. / Change In Election of Officers The only regular resolution dealt with was that proposed by the' Morm local, which is as follows: "Whereas, this convention realizes tho danger of non-farmers and politicians beiug elected to our office body, and, "Whereas, we a3 members ,of the TJ. F.A. wish to prevent this occurrence, "Be it resolved, that each and every candidate nominated he required to state before this convention assembled, and before the ballot is taken, the exact source of his principal income or source of livelihood." There was very little discussion on tho matter and the resolution was passed. -Hail Insurance f The remainder of the morning ses-. | sion was taken up with a survey of hail insurance conditions, with a complete outline for the. intended municipal scheme, by E. H. Malcolm, presl- Ottawa, Jan. 23.-Government con-/rol and operation of railways rather than nationalization w',11 be urged upon the cabinet tomorrow by the delegation -representing the provincial governments of tho prairie provinces, the Winnipeg board of trade, and other western bodies, who will' ho heard by the cahnet council in protest against the recent increase in freight and passenger rates authorised by tho railway board. That is the statement made by members of the delegation headed by Premier Norris of Manitoba who arrived from the west this morning. 9 They say that the government should follow the plan adopted Jn Great Britain^ and the United States by taking over the railways for a period, guaranteeing the stockholders profits equal to those, received in recent years. Tho surplus earnings of r- GUNSMITHS UUNSMlTHS & LOCKSMITHS-Oun barrels straightened, guns restock* ed, gun work done by a gunsmith; keys Ando, locks repaired, bicycles; typewriters, phonographs, any light machinery repaired, lawn mowers sharpened. D. E. MacdonaVV Indian Motorcycle Agent. Fhone 1032, 413 4th Ave. S. DR. W. S. GALBRAITH, 914 Third Avfh South. . Office house, 1,to 3, p. ro.; 7 to 8 p,m. Telephone 1253. piano TUNING Q. H. CIUPPS, EXPERT TUNER- Player-Piano and Organ Repairer; 10 years' factory experience. Honours Certificate M.T. Assn.. London, England. References to the loading musicians of the city. Phone Ilti&t 3 6th Ave. A. South. D^s. CONNOR, McNALrLY & JAMIE-'son-Office, 109 ~ Sherlock Block. Telephones: Office. 319; Residence 619. Office hours: 11 to 32 a.ia.; 1.30 (to 8.30; 7 to 8 p.m; TAYLOit-Bar, Eye, Nose and Throat; 115 Sherlock Bid* ; Office hours 10-12; '2-5;'evenings by appointment. Phones: Office 341; Residence 593. ministet to j the Canadian Pacific system, would, they claim, pay interest charges and leave a large sum over for the purchase of rolling stock and other equipment. N. B. Good Chosen With Others To Represent Alberta \ Retailers v t a one per cent tax, he thought the ; dent of the hail board at Edmonton, amount derived would run about $12,- j Reviewing past experiences, Mr. Mai-000. thus making the increase in mem-, conn said that in 1913 there were only 315 FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIOGE, ALBERTA Course School in The riculture Provincial Department of Agriculture Have Arranged to Hold Two Day SHORT COURSE SCHOOLS at Madeod, Monday and Tuesday, February 4-5. Raymond, Thursday and Friday, February 7-8. Carmangay, Monday & Tuesday, February 11-12. 000, thus making the increase in mem berbhip unnecessary. Half a dozen delegates were on *their feet at the same time, and there was a marked desire on the part of all present to say something. One side though!: it) would he better to have two members ! at $1 apiece than one member at 32 j aud another Relegate that more farm-1 ers would join the organization if the ; rates were raised, as some now thought: it, was a cheap concern and not worth ' embracing. ! "We want an organization,'* said one man. "that won't have to ask the government for what they want, but that i3 strong enough to say 'we demand.' If we had been in such a position a few weeks ago we could have told the government that the increased freight rates shall hot go into force until we have an explanation." (Applause). When the question was finally put, it carried unanimously, and the increased fee applies to 1918 dues. Affiliated memberships will automatically be increased from 50 cents to $jL00. The question of raising the fee ror life memberships, wafcdeferred until the board could bring in a full statement of the plan proposed, couch- four line companies, with but a half million acre 3 of crop insured. In 1917 there were 20 companies, with 3,000,- 000 acres insured and a total of $20,- j tions has been committed. I T. A. Gates-of Red Deer, president of tho Alberta itetail Merchants Association; S. G. Freeze, grocer of Calgary, � and N\ B. Good, grocer of Leth-bridge are the merchants whoso names have been referred to the food controller at Ottawa as the iuen^chos-en by the Retail Merchants Association to see that the recommendations and regulations of tfle food controller are carried into effect in Alberta. As a committee wide powers are conferred upon them. They will have the le^al right to call up any merchant for examination that they have j reason to believe is not living up to ! the regulations set for bis guidance. | A full report of their findings iu respect to any complaint made must beNforwarded to Ottawa and Mr. Han. na decides from the /evidence sub-'mitted by this committee whether a breach of the food � control regula- 000,000 paid in claims. The municipal co-operative hail insurance act came into force in Z8$4, and Mr. Malcolm declared that no .one knew the defects of the scheme better than the board. However, some good had been accomplished, and since the act came into operation, over $1,603,000 had been paid injclaiftis throughout the I'G municipalities concerned, with an expense ot. $76,000,00U 'for . administration, and adjustment^' It'was cited that during the paht fbur years, claims paid, or losses had amounted to more than the amount received-'in nremi-urns by the line companies. In view of this condition, Mr. Malcolm said that farraers could hardly expect a decline ia the rates charged, ;but an the other hand could look for ;an increase this year. The New Plan In outlining the now plan, which the hoard hopes to get into operation as soon as the old scheme expires at the Each province in the Dominion has its', own committee of actual merchants engaged in retailing of foodstuffs to see that all phases of the regulations are adhered to. FOR THIS PROVINCE end of the present year, Mr. Malcolm ed in legal phraseology. Tho propoa-iheld fairly close to the al is to increase the fee from $12 to i which the U.K.A. Tk� e..k*A/o,ooo by fire yesterday. The flames staked while the guestst were at dinner and spread rapidly to all parts of the �tr�uttjrO because' of I noor water &?t*surt. ' * Please nniiiy CENTRAL PROVINCIAL COMMITTEE EDMONTON. HowardS/utehbury% Secy. PRIVATE HOSPITALS PHRIVATJ5 HOSPITAL-MRS. VAN / Haarlem's Private Hospital and Maternity Home. X224 7th Avenue South. Phone 74ft. THE CAVELL HOSPITAL - FOR maternity cases aud all sickness excepting contagious diseases. Mrs. ' S. Heiwig, 316 14th St. S. Phone 7^9. DR. p. w. tullbr, FHYSIcIaS and Surgeon. Office Sheppard Block opposite Star land Theatre, rooms 6 to 4. Office hours'? 11 t� IS a.m.; 1.30 to 3.30 p.m. and 7 to 8.30 p.m. Phones: Office 7S0; Residence 420, DR. OT^OVEIUNG, Physical and Surgeon. X-Ray equipment Office and residence. 812 3rd Ave. south. Hours U-12, :-b and-7*9. Telephone day and night 1342. 296-0 DR. GARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEGE 4U 8th St. South, Lethbrtdoa Day and evening school ' Shorthttnd, Typewriting, bookkeeping, and all Commercial Subjects. Office Phone 1316 Residence Phont or Principal 1631. White lor Full Information. SHOE REPAIRING SHOE KKPAIKiNlj-t^hone 1717 tor your shoe repairs. Wo He done promptly.i Orders called Cor and delivered. Krank Miles, 511 4th Ava. South* y___ UNDERTAKING Q. W. LEECH; MiD., CM., Physi-cian and Surgeon. . Office, Sherlock Block, Lethbridge. Phone 389. Residence 1111 6th Avenue. Phone 1007. Office hours: 11 to .1MB; 1.30 to 3.00; 7 to 8; Sundays: 1.30 to 3.00. DOCTOR MARTIGNY-At Cardston. Physician and Surgeon. Accoiichoiir. Office in the Woodland-Wool! Block. Phone Day and Night 135. Ollice also in Cardston Pharmacy. Phone day 3. 36-6 dr. DENTAL . -dentist orad* T. 8. PE'TTSllLY, LEADING FUNBK-. al director and licensed embaimer, motor or horse driven hearses. Parlors, opposite Court Home. Office phon. 6til, residence phone 117i. Open day and night KAY ft MacKAY-FUNKRAL Directors and Practical Embalmers; office and residence. Motor and horse drawn equipment. 803 3rd Ave. S. Phone \Wl. Always open, never closed. M. J. OIBSON uate of Royal College of Dental Surgeons Toronto and holder ot a Dominion Dental Certificate. Of ties: rooms 5-6 Bryan Block. Phone 1071. DR. L. T. ALLEN-DENTIST. (SUC-ceasor to Drs. Courtice & Gilchrist). Graduate of University of Maryland. Rooms 8-9 Macdonald Block. Phone 1165, Lethbrldge, Alta. _ DRS, MARRS AND MARH8-DENT- lata. Successors to Drs. Stewart and McClure. Hours 9 to 5. Oflica; Hlg-ittbotham Block. Phone 374. ,_ bR. hi. Oi SIMMONDS-DENTIST, member of Royal College ot Sur- FARM PRODUCE FARM PRODUCTS LIMITED WHOLESALE HAY, POTATOES AND ALFALFA M^AL. Inspectors at Co aid ale. Lethbrldge, Raymond and Ma grata. Whether you want to buy or we will mall y\u our Weekly ket Card on request. 201 SHERLOCK BUILDING LethbNdo? : : : ; Phono W J Uoya, Mgr., Res. Phone M. R. H&zell, AccL, Res. Phone sell lar- geons. (Eng.) Licentiate Ro>al Col lege of Physicians (London) L.D.S^ 1900. Hours 9-12; 1-5. Office C-8 Hig. inbotham Block. Phone 1610. Uentisi\ gradU- DR. T. V/. FOX-ate North We%tern Dental University, Chicago. Office phone 736; res-id^nco phone 752. Offices; Union Bank Building. 158-0 CHIROPRACTORS r \ 777 365 1753 SMITH & SMITH-H1TKUM SMITH and Juno B. Smith.-It you are sick and want to regain health, taka spinal adjustments and get well Office in residence, 903 7th Ave. S., opposite Model Bakery, hours �.30 to 5, 7 to -0. Phone 1677. .' SECOND HAND STORE. NORTH^ WARD SECOND HAND Store, 546 Thirteenth St. N. Furniture bought and sold. Repairs neatly executed. F. A. Uogers, prop. Telephone 1155., 166-0 MUSIC MISS AILEEN M. JONES-Pianoforte Playing and Theory; supervision of K. C. C. Salmon. One hundred per cent, of pupils entered for the ex* amtnattons ot the Royal Academy and Royal College of Music, London, En,, last year were successful. 623 9th ^Street South. DECORATING ELLINGTON tJKOS.-THE DEC orators, Paperhangers and Painters Kalaflminlng, General Decora ting and Sign Writing. Estimates given. The oldest established painters in Lethbridge. Res. Phono 1472; office phone iv >2. Sherlock Bldg., Lethbridge. Alta, W. EMERY, PA1XTING, DECORAT-ing, Paper Hanging. Kalsomining, etc. Beat materials only used for all . work. Estimates willingly given. 936 9th Street S. Phono 338. WATER LOCATOR MRS. W. H, JOHNSON-TEACHER of Piano, Harmony ^nd Theory. Over ten years' teach la? experience. Studio fully equipped with black-board, keyboard, scale ladder, mod* ulating board, etc. Studio 1226 5th Ave. A. South, DANCING 1 ------ - - WATER LOCATED-I CAN LOCATE water for you. Charges reasonable 97-0 T. L. Davles. Noblorbrd, DiyA.1 .Spankie M.D., C. M. EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST. Office . rooms. 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner Sth Ave. and 2nd St East, Calgary. Office Phone M�848 Residence Phone M2077 Interne and Ho *.se Surgeon, Manhattan Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, New York City. 1911-1914. Specialist to Calfltiry^School ~ 274-21 Board MISS GLADYS AT TREE willreco mence her dancln* classes on Thursday next, at the/V. M. C. A. Ball room, classical and fancy dancing for children and' adults. List of classes: Every. Thursday-Ballet and Fancy Dancing at 4.30; Boys and girls of High School at 8 o'clock; adult ballroom dances at 9 o'clock. Every Friday-Dancing and Deportment for girls and boys at 4.30; classical dancing and technique for adults at ^o'clock. Private lessons by appointment. Phone 1695. EYES u.M HEMDERSQN ^SIGHT'S Omce'fet Wright's d r|ou� 10^i� I*A.m.'* Z' ECIAUST WW Store, rit.' . CLEANING AND DYEING THE VALET-SPECIALISTS IN GRIEF I' / OR J J. !?. OLIVEK LOCAL SECRETARY Can he.exprpssei h^st by a monument of fittlns: deslirn and let-terin?. Wo mn!w monuments fitted both to the size of your plot and the length of purse. Its for you to say kind of memorial you pr French Diy Cleaning. Our process eliminates danger of Injury to garments. Only* the highest class -work urned out. No dyeing. Immediate atentlon is given to country orders. S24 6th Street South. Phone 1812. LOO SAM-Cleauing, Pressing, fte� pairing and alterations well done at reasonable prices. We call for and deliver goods. 410 Sth Street South. Phone _ 261-80 LEE W4 N(� the Tailor. Cleaning, . pressing and repairing. High class work at lowest prices. Delivery freq. ,113 7th St. S. Phone 1019. 286-24 =---~~ /' . ELECTRICAL ENGINEER H. B. McEL YEA. ASSOC. ALE 8., Electrical Engineer and Contractor, makes a specialty of wiring country homes and installing lighting plants. Consultations On all kinds of else* trlcal work, 1264 4th Ave. S. Phone 1888. * ait-O your what Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Works R. Needs, Prep. Sth Street S. s AL :s mNU ALL KiNOS OF TRICAt WORK. ILIC- f W.L McKcnzic & Ce. PHONC 017 71S 3rd Ave. 8. � - ;