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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY; JANUARY 26, 1915 THE LET HP RIDGE DAILY HEkaLIj AT LAST TKEilE 18 A BIT 6^'^TJmmm^ IN Tlli: TKr.NCHES HOW THE AT SALISBySf SPEN How till} JvelhbrlUge Ijoys speiil Xmas day ou Salisbury J'laiii in pleas-liig-Jy told in the Xollowinj; letter from .larocs IlPiKlrip, fovmerly of the postal carriors' sfaff, to his sist(;r, Miss Ak-hiLs" Upndrle. Tl;e letter was written i frow New Copse Fanii, Salisbury l^faiii; fJofU'm'ber 20: New CopS(, I'aiTii. Salisbury Plains, December '^ii, 1914. . Well, it is all over iiou-. Wt> liad on the top of tlio lent, "a Merry Xmas from the 2nd to None, to oiir Officers." Then the dinnrr: Turkey, of oourge, with cranberry stace, potatoes and bruasel sprouts, as much as one could eat; then mince pies and the real old Enigllsh plunl pudding. While the dlnuer was oti in came our Brigadier, Colonel Morrison, with his A.D.C, and our iVIajor, Captain aad Lieutenants, to wish lis a Merry Christmas and to make a presentation to one of our gunners. The Colonel, before making: the' presentation, told us of what ('un- zomo very seasonable wcutlrer; just ajner Plemtng haO. done; he had res- little unow to v/hiten llio surfaae of tlie ground, ajid quiie .'i little frost, enoujili to give it the apijearanco of Christmas, But strangely enouRh, ,iusl after midnight last niglit it began to get vyarmer, and about (ive o'clock this morning it begun to rain lilte .sixty, and kept on until about two cued from drowning a minister, and his wife and child somewhere about Brocicvllle, Ont, and in accordance with the King's rales and regulations was entitled to wear the rlibbon of the Royal Humane Society on his right breast in uniform. He, the Cojonel, had much pleasure in presenting Gun- o'olock; It is now line oulslde. Thiijiner Fleming with the rlljbon, and the 19 Saturday lialf holiday, so 1 have a; right to wear it on parade. Then there chance to write as I don't happen to [ bfi ou duty. Weil, we had a swell time I yefiterday. We had a larRo marquee 'tent erected to have our dinner in, {and for the past few day.s tliere has ! been a party at work making tables ;niul forms and decoratiue; Iho interior so tluit v/e liad ivhal wa.s said to toe I the bOHt decorated tent in tlie wliole i brigade. Well, Christmas morning we ;?.ot an extra half hour In bed, and i when wc pot up, at 7.:'.n, the ground I was Just wlilte enougli and tlie air ju.qt crisp enough to remind one of Xmas. After roll call the Sergeant-.via,1or wished uk the compliments of tlie Kcason and we ref\irned them; we i'vrent to tiie stables to feed the liorses. i We returned and after washing and I i-liaving we had breaki' of roast jjeef.. Wo paraded iigain to water horsns. then waited around auxiously lor tlie great event-the Xmas dinner. One o'clock came; tlie Sergt-Major biuvls: "Tr.impeter!" 'Ves." "Sound rocst beef!" (That i.s I lie call for Xmas dinner.) VVe ai! trotted over to tile tent, and say. you talk alJout decorations, considering tlie fact that we were out on the jdaius and had ! men only, they were certainly grand. jTliey had flags of all nations strung jup, 'all around and cro.;s ways; they j liad holly boughs and mistletoe hang' I ing in ail corners. There were two jlong talbles covered with white cloth!-aad a double row of plates! on each A graphic idea ot what the Brltiah ''TpminieB;';_at the tront liail to,endure tor the past tew weeks of {md weather. ^a.ble; then at the bottom end of the ~ " 1 _j . _ _.....tent on a raised platform a barrel of beer (decorated of course), and on the front in letters made of evergreen the word "Kultur." .Just above that, were cheers for Fleming and the Col., then our Major, the Captain and the Lieutenants, the Sergt.-Major, and last but not least the 3nd Battery altogether. ! We had a memoraJble Xmas day. But that was not all: after we had ted and watered the horses in the afternoon we wore all invited to the farm buildings which are being used as bi-igade headquarters, and where thef had fixed up one of the old buildings for a large -recreation room, had hired a piano, and witli sandwiches, cake, nuts, candies, smokes and songs we toa,de meriT 1111111 10 p.m., the offi eers ihoving amongst the men freely and like good comrades. I did not see all o� the evening's entert�.inuieat as I had to go on picket duty early in" the evening, and finished my Xmaa day in the guard tent. 1 have had to stop this letter and now r take up the pencil to finish 24 hour.H later. Well, to resume, the next day after Xmar we all had handed to us a "packet of cigarettes done up in an envelope with tlie compliments of the Canadian War Contingent Association, London. Then tliat night we had, from the Lethbridge Daughters of Empire, a iwrcel for each. Lethbridge man." Done up in a bandana handkerchief was a pair of socks and Mr. and Mrs. Roland A. Crawford, 625 Fourteenth street South, are re-jolciflg over the birth of a baby daughter last night. D. W. Patterson of the law firm of Johnstone & Ritchie, has returned from a month's visit In the east. Mr. .lames Cook, Dominion block, who was removed to Gait Hospital on Sunday, is progressing favorably at lost reports. It is announced tbat the marriage of the Ii�dy Eileen EJUiott, eldest daughter ot the late Bart of Mlnto and Lady Minto, to Lord Francis Scott, D.S.O., will shortly take place in I^on-don, as Lord Francis Intends to leave for the frcnt.  �  Mr. W. Martin, who was opei'ated on last week In the Oalt Hospital, iff progressing favorably, and is hoping to be able to leave that institution shortly. I, p � Mrs. Currie has gone to Letlitridee to visit Mrs. Morris.-Calgary Albert- an. id a whist drive in the Parish hall tonight. *.�' The LO.D.E. are very anxious to secure books and magazines for the Battery boys at the Fair Gronnds hat-racks. Donations left at 42S Eighth street South will be gratefully received.  > � The girls' sewing- circle of the" St. Paul's Lutheran church will gi^e a social and entertalnin'entin the basement of the church ; on-Thursday evening at 8 -p.m.   * There will be a 'wdrk meeliitg of the Ladies' Aid society, of tiie First Christian church at Z p.m. Wednesday at the church.    -� The W.M.S. of the Westminster church will meet in the church on Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The topic will be tithing. . �  ���- The Citizenship department of the Epworth league of W�itihln8ter Metii- listened with rapt interest to the illustrated address given by Rev.Vlctor Howie, of Coaldate, on "Astronomy." Miss Whittall sang a pleasing solo. One of the best sessions of the season, was the voice of those present. McCUTCHEONS ARE ALL SENT TO HIGHER COURT Tovolito, Ont., Jan. 2�.--MoCutcheon Brothers of Calgarr, and Margball Cook appeared in the polioo court this morning to ans-wer tt> a ch&rse ol conspiracy to defraud H-. A. Weaver and others. They were not asked to plead and the case was sent to the higher court. They were remanded for a week each, being allowed out on ball of $5000. The trial proper will proceed on Tuesday, February 2. a woollen body hell. That finished our o^ist ciiurch liad charge .of^ the .fiiro--  .........' gramme last nlgbt. A splendid crowd is illustrated in the picture which ahO'Vw some mem'bere^pf a famous British regiment taking advantage of a lull in the fighting to renovate their trenclvas which ar�' almost knee deep in ni-jd and water. FRENCH WAR MINISTER VISITED KITCHENER London.-^M. Mlllerand, the French secretary' of war, returned to France Saturday evening after having spent I several days in England in conference �with Lord Kitchener, the British war secretary, and other British mtnlsters. Eveiif Woman Can Use and ought to use occasionally, a proper remedy for the headache,^ backache, languor^ nervousness' and depression \ to .wliich she may be subject These troubles and others are symptoms of debil-! ity and poor circulation caused ! by incUgesj^dn or constipatioh Toronto, [Ont:, Jan. 25.-"Why is that man not 1n the dock ; he is here For Catarrhal Deafness and Head Noises Here In America there i.s much suffering from catarrh and head noises. I American people would do- well to' consider the method employed by the English to combat this insidious dis-easie. Eyeryohe knows ho\v damp tlie English climate la and liow dampness! affects those sufferiug from catarrh. In England they treat catorrhal deafness and head noises as a constitutional disease and use an internal remedy for it that is really very efficacious. Sufferers who could scarcely hear a watch tick tell how they had their Christmas, and now it rains like it used to. I have had to stop in the middle of tiiifl and go on parade in the rain. When I came back in again feeling wet and miserable 1 did hot feel like writing, so that I let the letter go for another day. ROUMANIANS PREPARE FOR WAR Geneva, Switzerland.-The noutnao-ian government has placed an order with Swiss firms for medical reaul-(dtes ajid drugs worth one million crowns. All Roujuaniaaa, mostly atuAemtBi have left Swttjteriand. Tliose from Germany and France continue to ari rtve at Buchs, on the Swiss-AuBtTlan frontier, bound for Bucharest. C.N.R. COMPLETED IN B. C. Vancourer.-^The C. N. Tt. in British Columbia was completed Satui^y so far as track laying is concerned. The track from east aind west Joined up it Basque, a short distance west of Kam-ioops. There was no offlclal oeremofly which will probably occur about May. charged with .treason, and treason is,hearing restored by this English treat-treason.." Ill, -these -vybrds Maisistral/e ment to such an extent that the tick Dennisoh grisetea Emit Netlicb, the of a watch was plainly audi:ble seven wealthy importer, as he stood beside and eight iuches away from either his counsel jii: the police, court this ekr. morning. Nerlich had, been taken from ! Therefore, it you know someone the jail'-to tJie detective office for an-who is troubled ,witii catarrh, catarr-iflterylew with ' his 1-awyer' and In-ihal deafness or head noises, cut out Insp^tor Koanedy, and Magistrate this formula and hand it to.them and Demvison tiioUght that.he sht'uld not you will have been the meahs of sav-he allowed; such-liberties.; He-said so jng some poor sufferer perhaps from, and ,-declared that there was no such total deafness. The prescription can ^ thing as bail: when the preliminary 'be easily prepared at home for aibout! trial WM postponed until Thursday 75,0 and is made as follows: next. The .court was jammed with prominent business-nion. 'are at oiice eafe, certain and convenient. They clear the syatem : and purify the blood. They eX' ert a general tonic effect and , insure good health and atrength, �o that all the bodfly organs do their natural work without candng Buffering. Every woman of the thouBanOB who have tried them, knows that Beecham's Pills act To Certain Worth a Quinaa a Box DIETZEL GETS TWO MONTHS Loadon.-^The' American em'baBsy here has been advised that the American passport carried. by Adolphe Diet-zel, the man believed to be an American, who was sentenced at Aberdeen recentb^ to two months' imprisonment lor failure to regletor in the restricted area, desoilbes him as being 5 ft. 4 Ins. tall, while as- a matter of fact Dlotxel measures 5 ft. 10 ins. It has been leameMl also -that Otetzel has been wandering aHaorxt Scotland for weeks without any Visible means of support. prohibition advocates claim ti>at Alberta's-drink bill totalled 112,000,-000 in 1914," For Strength, Flavor, Economy and all-round Excellence: BUY From your druggist obtain 1 oz. of Parmlnt (Double Strength), a:hout 75o worth. Take this home, and add to it Vi pint of hot water and 4 ounces of granulated sugar; stir until dissolved. Taike a tablespoonfiil four times a day, Parmlnt is used in this way not only to reduce by tonic action the inflammation and swelling in the Eus-tichlau Tubes, and thus to equalize the air pressure on the drum, but to correct aVy excess of secretions in the middle ear, and the results it gives are usually remarkably quick and effective. Every person who lias catarrli^Iii any form should give this recipe' a trial and free themselves from this destructive disease.-Advt. CHILDREN bury PLAYMATE ALIVE It is used in theusaiiils of homes^ because it isi.the best teift sold. YOU try it tend thia Advertltem*nt( with 2& cents to B|i^^,H)bbon. .Mmtt�r Winnipeg; for the Blue Ribbon Cook Book. The best epok boei |jii5,;i^%aj^ in Western Canadik. Wr(t�> name and ;addrstj IN STERUN6 LIVES A GIRL Who Suffered As Many Giria Do~-Tell� How She Found Relief. Sterlingr, Conn.-"I am a girl of 22 years and 1 used to faint away every month and was very weak. I Was also bothered a lot with female weakness. I readyonr little book 'Wisdom lor Women,'and I saw how others had been helped by Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, and decided to try it, and it has made me feel like a new girl and 1 am now relieved of all these troubles. I hope all young girls will get relief as I have. I never felt better in my life.' '-Miss BerthaTA. -Fbloquxn. Box 116, Sterling, Conn. Massena, N. Y.-"I have taken Lydia E. Pinkham's Veijetable Compound and I highly re.:ommend it. If anyone wants to write to me 1 will gladly tell her about my case. I was certainly in a bad condition as my blood was ail turning to water. I had pimples on my face and a bad color, and for five years I had been troubled with suppression. The doctors called it 'Anehiia and Exhaustion,'and said I was all run down, but Lydia E. Pinkham's 'Vegetable Cbm-ppund brought me out all right"-Miss IiAVisA Mykbs, Box 74, Massena, N.Y. Young Girls, Heed This Ad'rice. Girls who are troubled with painful or irregular periods, backache, headache, (}rfiggi2>g-down sensations, fainting spells or indigestion,should immiMiiately seek restoration to health by taking Lydia E. Pirikham'a Vegetable Compourd, CllY TOUCHED FOR $250BYIHEGAS CITY POWER BUILDING DEAL COMES BACK WITH SLAP IN THE FACE NOSE CLOGGED FROM A COLD OR CATARRH 'Apply Cream in Nostrils Open Up Air Paasages. Alii � vvnat ralief!' Your nostrils open right up, the Lutlibridge was forced to dig down lor $249,Oil payable to the gas company today. According to correspondence between the company and the city, the latter was to pay the cost of the pipe line to the industrial building, and the company was to rebate the city on its gas bills until such cost was taken up. The company had no record of the agreement, and claimed that the final agreement was made between Mr. Ooste, 'the president of the company, -and Joseph P. Tracy, former industrial commissioner. In,.accord-ancc with this agreement the company carried out their contract, billing the city ca the basis of the cost of a 2-inch pipe, wlwreas they put in a 4-inch pipe. The company claims that they were put to much additional expense and were not re-imhursed by getting the business which the city promised. The matter came up in tlie council meeting this morning, and the bill, amounting to $249.09, was ordered paid out of the current account, to be re-imhursed from capital account when the bylaws ate submitted and passed. OTHER BUSINESS A letter from the Monetary Times, asking that the city consider the publication ot their annual financial statement in that journal as an aid in placing their bonds. The council deems that such, publication is not! advisable, as "the city council is very independent about placing its bonds on .the market and will only sell at a satisfactory price under any i-ir-cumstanco." A communication from the Cope-land-Chatterson Loose Leaf Ledger company, complaining of the action of the city in demanding a pedlar's license from their representative, W. F. Coyie, was read, and the dompany informed thsit the matter waS before I- clogged the police cc>3�mission. ail- pass- The \V. A. MficKenzie corapsny, ol Toronto, inforiiicd the counfcil that To ages of your head_ '^''^^ ^'^^^^"^^ j �i^L.^^'LZiV''^.!lS''!?*�. cm breathe freely, ing, snuffling, mucous discharge, headache, dryness-no stniggliug for breath at Tjiglit, your cold or catarrh 3'a-Qne. \ Don't stay Vuffed up! Get a small bottle of Ely's tjreani Balm from your ;". rioiv .^uply a little ot this fragraut, antisepqio cream in your nostrils, let it 'v>enetrate through e.vcrj' air passage o\ the head; soothe arid heal the swollUn, inflamed mu-"Oiia membrane, gi\ing you Instant relief. . Ely's Cream] what every cold and has been seeking. For sale by .1. D. llii Ltd.-Advt. Balm is just catarrh sufferer �-'s just splendid. l;inbotham & Cm, limited fiscal agreement with tl\e city, but would; like to, quote a l�rice on the city bonds.,' \ �Tlie salary bt Piobatioii Officer W. Lamb was rediiced from $125 to $120 a month, Mr. .Lani.b'formerly received $125 a K^onth biesldes his horse feed, thi.H this has been cut oR also. The foilowirig resolution was- passed in regard to the weed question '"I'-hat in view of; the ia'ct that the city.hiiU -to cut weeds over the same area last- year, several times on acr count ot' the insis'cenoy of the local weed irispeetot for, immediate action. �,'hC:.'Chief Weed Idspector be requested to in-dicate definitely at what date Nec^s'.should-be cut- in the city." A-&kks-^^'........... If Tea and Coffee Were Sold In Drug just MS their drug", call'eiiie, is sold, would'you buy tliem'? - , - ^ Wouldn't it. bring' home to you very forcibly the fact that rteither tea iior eoffee a' food but a drug*? ' Carfeln* Is a cauae of; indlgMtlon, heart trouble,* nerveua-new, conatipatien and kindred ilia. �eime iperton* arc etro^s enough to drltik t(ia er.eoffee without Immediate harm, but many other* are nnt. - .-v�:.:l^ In the cup, 30o and SOc tin*. A ten d�y�' trial of R*�tu Thorn** Ire wheat and a bit of nothing harmful or nd invigorating. in two form*-REOU-ifffd 29c package*; and,. w�terr-mad* imtantly "There's a ftould convine* any deul^tinfl Canadian Po?tuin Leason for I?QS?M L^eal Co.. Ltd., WiBd�or, Ont. �L ;