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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE i^tm THE I^HBRroCE tJAiir HERALD" letbbrldiie. Bibcrta DAILY AND WBEKLV Proprletort and Publlth�r� THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT-INQ COMPANY, LIMITED 323 6th Street South, Lcthbrtdf* W. A. Buchanan President yid Managing Director John Torrance - - Businest Manager Business Editorial TELEPHONES OfiiCB .......... omoa .......... i:s3 1224 Subscription Rateo'. Dally, delivered, per week......10 Daily, delivered, per year .....$5.00 DaWy, by mail, per year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mail, per year .....$�-S0 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S..,rum audiences frequently \m from 800 to I'BOO people. With this number it Is possible by a very small charge for each perpon In attendance, to create a'fund out of which to pay tko cjcpenses of the best speakers to foiiud lu the \vest to come and dis-cuKs thd big praptlc'al problems diaily ^^frontlng us. '� TharForiihi is hot a sbclalistlo-.or-(gitizatiou but it eocouniges tree die- may^ be the best,way of dealing with bii;i; the conscription of his labor is not the answer. There seems to be little doubt that the alien enemy Question will receive an airing at the first session of the new parUamenL 231 ^ PACKED UR^m I^ASSING i^Oif THE BjVSY MAN A letter carMor AUoona, Pa,, has Latest raturns from Knst Kootenay completed tJilrty-Bv� years' -aervlce. give Dr. Bohnell, Unionist, a msjorlty during which'h� iwalked 153,400 miles. I ot over SOO. Bear. wks ..caMed in undortAkers' wagons in Now York because of a strike of brewery.i drivers. . �  �, � A woman:!* to be chief of policfi in Ossining it a. more now on toot is successtuL' ' One hundred and sarenteen returned soldier* arrived at Calgary Christmas Dfj. Joseph Maateli at Ralnstord road, Torohto, at the age of 107 went to the poUvto vote (or Unioa government, v "Candy kids," of a Snllna, Kan.! school Save organised to reduce tho candy and nuts they eat, and have saved $20 alrcad]^. Out ot the tirat call Under, the Military Service act in British Columbia there are now 3,467 men In medical class A ready tor the calU Milwaukee clil^omen h%ve started a melting pot for war purttoses,' and although the nssortihent'of Jewelry is not large, and the jyjicles .simple, yet it is felt btggei thTngs are afieaV. B. Tolton, former M.P., for North Wellington nifd ex-reeve of Clifford, died at his home in-that village from pn^unonla contracted while canvassing lor Victory Bonds. Dr. Levi P. Gitb^rt editor and/min-ister died at his Home at Cincinnati. Dr. Gilbert, who was 6S,years ot age, was formerly editor ot the Western Christian Advocate: The Albert medal is gazetted to Doreen Ashburnham, ajged 11 and Anthony Farrer,,af^d 8, 'oni(L,Thei total estate Is valued at $ni|,l7(), the bulk of which goeetb Mwj,"" "Enemy guns have the range beyond Bassano" says a Vancouver ^un headline. Bat.that isn't our Bassatio by a damslt*. i Christmas-is over onca more and cold ^urkiey reigns supreme for the rest ot the week- The Rusitan bear has turned into a sti-months' old cub amusing himself in a merry chase for his tail. Miss Meta Oerttagge. assistant supervisor of id^slc in tho schools ot Jersey City sailuted the flag with her left hahdraiidi* in n peck ot trouble. After an illness of six weeks, Mr, Prancerco Romel, assistant conductor and musical director of the Jletropollt-nn Oiiera Company, of New Tfork, died of heart dtseaso, SatisUed with its experiment with women guards on Its subway trains, the.Brooklyif Rapid Transit Company .-.vill use women as conductors on its street cars. \ Sir Herbert Ames told a gathering of plettlou worker at Jlontroal that there'ls no chnace of Sir Wilfrid Ziaur-ier being invited to become n'nfembor of tho cabinet,'; The coal - siiort^o situation has en.sed up' In'Calgar.v with the "arrival of several traihloads of domestic coal over- the Canadian Pacific and Canadian Northern lines. Archibald "D.-'^cRao, ^on of Rev. A. D. McR4e,; )Al jCloverdale, B. C, was one of the victims when a U. S. submarine was rammed and sunk in home waters. His father was Liberal randldate In Westminster district. Stratford city council, on tho casting vote ot the mayor, decided not to pay Police Chief Lannin's |500 damages, assessed against him by a Jury in the recent trial of the slander action brought by Mrs. Annlo Mc-Taviah. A wife's appeal to Governor Whlt-mah won a commutation ot sentence tor Samuel Barkln,' of. Brooklyn, pro* prletor of this Dfamond Candy Factory which btirne*} In November, 1914, Idlling twelve feiM'femployees. Mayor Bowlby, Laurier Llbelral candidate In Brantfbra in the Federal elections, wgs fubl'ely called on to either pyove or Tetract his allegation that, solaiors'" wi�ab --were threatened with-loss of separktlon allowance If they did not vote Unionist. The Abltlbi Chamber of Commerce has written .to ,the Montreal Board' ot Trade to enlisttthe latter's support la. the deman(i.4ii^ lilie .Transcontinental Ralhvay pl'acfejl.Soo cars amonth at the dlsjiosal of ^bitlbl lumber mer-i' chants until September, i91S. Dr. Ajitstln G. Ellnt,. noted as an alienist -a^d; who akpp(|ained as witness inlfcanys fa^pupf^trder jlrials in wtlchltlfe liuallBonf otjsajiits'^ was raised, left a gross estate of 1144,518, wftlr :n*t> 5h;tsets amounting to �183,6teU/'. � ' i r  Judge Dawson has decided at Winnipeg that Plymouth Brethren, Bible Students and Seventh Day Adventists do not come under that- section ot the military service, aot which would exempt theni froir( military service; also that they do not prove that they are forbidden by mie to-' kill. He has decided to have ti^'test case sent''to Ottawa- tor ruling.' Judge Haggart refused exemption to H. P. Barrett,. au American citizen resident fifteen years but not resident either ia Canada or the United States. WEpNESDAV, DECEMBmv 26^^ burinilcbnvalescence. and when appetite lass brinsss to the hotr dry mouth a freshness and a soothing balm that coaxes bacit the enthusiasm of health; Thousands of soldiers in Europe have cause to thank Wrigfey*s for Its tonic effect. i The Flavour Lasts I      �   �>     � j Paris, Dee. ,24r7fi^mVr ~ Gen Petath and all the army ^filets-iiolnt->ng ^ut tbii.t the exi>ertence', of^'thtce years ot war has shoi^a t)^a| existing age limits are too hJih aod that with a few rare exceptions' commapds are not effectively exercised^ at over &G years for a regiment, Big.tor a brigade, 60 for a division, find 62 for .an army-corps. Under these.' C0iid!tt9i>"r he adds, generals and field offIce'fs over this age must berftve^ .^oiumands hereafter in the irear'.'ok; placed at the .disposal of:the miB(stei^;ol'; war) T4e only exceptlph to'.t^ls'rullS'mUb^ general officers recpmmendea ,tQ command their comminilB-DA.the jjlersonal responsibility of ^ens^ts conimand-Ing armies. . In the future, the' premier Wlares, no promotions will be n>^d9 tp the rank of/general of otticvs wb9 have served^only a short ;ttin� In ibf line, Thl� policy will remlilf ta-.i{laclpg at i|ie head of the (ifjttlBf. troops, ho hopes, chiefs who knofr th^lh wf)l and In whom the �oldierl can have full confidence from bftlVlnJi ;�e,e;V them at work. The same'prlaclple^Will be used In proraotios field and'subardia-ate officers.   want ACADIAN MEMBER cabinet. Charlottetown, P. E. I;, Dec. 24.-The Patriot, chief Liberal organ of this city, suggests that Mr. Arsenault be chosen as a member of the' union cabinet to represent the Acadiaiis Of the Maritime provinces. The ' Acadlans ot Prince Edward la-land, are well represented at the front. , \ After even' meat Commigsioners Decide io Bring These Under Regulation by Imposing a License --"^ Amsterdam, Deo. 24. - The Vor-waerts, th^ Sopiallst organ, reported to have tieen ordered to suspend pub-llcuttbu (or three days, appcued unexpectedly Saturday, It says its suspension was due to criticism of the pro-provisioning ot the war Invalids on the heading '"liOt them go beg." Thc'Vorwaorts prints prominently a dofencfiuf Herr Waldow, the food controller. It (inotes him as denying Ijav-Jug excused or tolerated .certain con-dltlonk^Ueged, but as admitting that illicit traqine '^i^^ assumed proportions which threaten to endanger the food supply;; i ATHAUFIIXNOW Halifax,-Dec. 84,4-411 were at the'Cho^w|*;.,,^.,,.,. . burled today, TiiiniHr(*"^VniUm tlfiod and there w�r^:(t>� ohhrred re mains of thirty qtbeff. ' The totai identified dead nov uiMltltr SM, and unidentified S04,'ihqklD| tOtal of 1,158 bodies reco*o*�ji,'"'~ ' ^ ' Ottawa, Dec. 24.-rCol, E. /j.. Chambers, chief press censor,for Canada, has issued a moDsage. extendltig^liis thanks to the press and>nll othejriii-stltutlons and people yrhp have assisted him In liiK important',work. It is as follows: il. "The underHlgnod wishes to extend sincere season's greetlngsand his personal thanks for tUOi liUBPort accorded hlro, to the niemb6r|i,QC.tbe press and to the officials and empjlbyees, of tbe landitelBBraph and telephone services; No obe knows bettor than he does how loyally those mentioned in their respective spheres have co-operated wjth the authorities to bring the ^Cruggle for Justice, llliorty and rlghteousnesB to a triumphant con(;IU8ion.\ When the time cumcH to retoase iho old Christmas nieasago again the Canadian Press and tho national communU cation sorvico so i:lusQly allied .with it, will be justly able to claim an honor^ able share of credit for patient service .and patient saci'if{qe In winnlngi the blosqihg of an u^tdurlogpaacA \ipon eartit,"' � . 1 ' � ' .; -/.(Signed) ''Erj^^^^ Amendments to the'city licenao by-1 law aris ''under, consideration by the � city council, and at regular meeting | Monday morning a start was made. ( The city wyi this coming year regulate j the hotels and rooming houses and, blocks In the city by.the impoaitlon of' a license as provided for In the provln- \ cial. act passed' last ,4 , The Lethbridge Poultry association Is asking for Us usual annual grant ot flBO for tho poultry show to be,held January 15tu to 18tH. � {Hhgh Macbeth ija| toe6ivi�pl�lnted *; tojember ;ot",ttie boat-ilj'of health, vice j. N. KonueUy resigned on leaving tho city.'.Vf. ,  ^ John iferrie, deputy julnlster of mu-tiicipal al'taii's, has written the council etfvtinsv that there will be"no ut-t'oigpt ftt .,tli,e oonilniS session tq put .^brdugh a general city act for the government ot the cities of the province biit tt bill for unifpriiiity in enforcing tho payment of tuxes will be brought down, and a, copy sent to the varioiui cities Bhar.tly., for , tlioir,.,.suggostif>nijN rfhe 'doput'y' minister also Vge's tho ialty council to have- all charter am-Indment submitted by the first of the y.ear if possible, {y ~ ;-'--'-,. / f Jegina'totau ^ ^^neglna, Sask,, Deo, 24,--Up to today 2J).202 men hivy.e been,examined by gwkatoli^S^'h^ ;mo�i'{''ar'. tttoi^^^ the provisions of the mllitury service act and 12,88& have been itlacod, in cttieisuiv A-i.'' � .r Ji--h^'-�nr els oh the arrest of -C(il, KQlpaslUno^ an attache of the Ued Ctaita mtsitoib which Is In charge of a relief trai^ b^a npt reached th�s^4te dewtrMuenit, The state department regards thf aijtlon" of, Trotaky as entirely Unwaf'-ranted. :; , ���� �'.?} . . . : SMALLPOX cAftEE ', j' rroderloton, N.B., Uep/24,T-Si�allpui( cases in"'the' province are iSwre aumet', ouB than at any time aince-tbe recant uraberlahd and Ki^'nt coimti^B now are' Infected, The situation In-^Malue ta also reported more seriouii^ ??2962 21982808 ;