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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta /EpNESDAYt DECEMBER 26, 1917. nm LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEll echfiical nnd Vocational Training Classes Are Now To Be Opened ICanadian Army Headquirtors In ance, Doc. 24.~Iu a apectal appen-to orders todny It Is announced kai the Canadian command has Dutb-. rtzbd the oatnbUahment of a unlvor-y on VJmy ntdge. A acheme of pchulcal and vocational training will tested first by a division and thori ^tended to alt divisions as soon as aaitblo, It Ifl already announced |iat advanced stiidents in all dlyls-may raiilte application to havo lork proscribed for private reading, Ihilo tliQ president's report for the five days opnratfon of the ffeld tilverslty shows gratitylng progress, that period lectures woro given to I infantry' battalions and throe nch mortar batteries. A nortnal 'alnlng achool-was opened at which m claesM were held.and a ttrlgade taft of foilr Instructors was sent out Impart Instructions ,to battalions of ao brigade. Tiie brigade staff en-oiled nearly one thousand pupils, talc-]g one of the following subjects: Ag-Jlculture, business, science and ary.  . It is expected that shortly classes i'Hl bo arranged In French, political conomy, forestry ond tronsportatlon. -r- TRAVERS fFrom our fiwri rnrr�sonn Trav'ors, Doc, 28wltzer-vllle, near Napanee, but in his childhood the family moved to parleton Place, whore he attended school. Me took his B.A. at Victoria University, Cobourg, and afterwards studied medl cine at Quean's University and Toron to, where he graduated. Auction Sale of a Valuable Ranch There will be offered tor sale at public auction, subject to reserve price, at the Magrnth Hotel, Magrath, Southern Alberta, on Saturday, the 29th day of December, 1917, at the hour of one o'clock in the afternoon, that valuable ranching property, consisting of 5066% acres, lying in Township 2, Range 21, West 4th and beautifully situated on, and north and west of the ncfth branch of the Milk river, more particularly and legally rtescrlbod as per Certificate of Title, which will be produced at the sale, on the. following terms: One fourth cash, balance ' in Jtlve equal consecutive annual instalments. Interest at 7% with the privilege nt paying the whole or part of purchase money at any time before matuiit.v. ' , , This Ranch, familiarly knoiwn as the Page Ranch, is welt fenced, haa 400 acres, more or less, of cultivated land upon ^t, of which 200, more or less, are In summortallpw. The buildings are of frame and shingle construction, and consist of a tour roomed bungalow, a foi-o-man's house, good stabling and granary ajccommodatioh, .extensive corrals, etc. There is a never falling supply of water obtained.not only from the Milk River, but alao from beautiful springs, many of which are large in area and inexhaustible in supply-In fact, for stock purposcB'tbo water and pasturages on this Ranch are the outstanding features, while for mixed farming and agricultural piirposea, large areas of arable land> on the Ranch uplands can b* ri|idUy brought under the plow. FOR FUrtTHER PARTICUWARS APPLY TO THE STANDARD TRUSTS COMPANY TRUSTEES AND ADMINISTRATORS AND TITLB HOLDERS. Winnipeg, 14th December, 1917. ID WORK FOR PEACE Rome, Dec. 24.-The Giornalo Do Italia, in an editorial today, .states that It refuses to believe in the good faith of the statement made by Giovanni GlolittI, ex-premier and former minister of the interior, that he Is now unwilling to aeo Italy make separate peace. The attitude of the ex-premier hag been regarded In political circles as a matter of great moment. The newspaper expresses the opinion that GioIItti's object Is to strengthen himself bo that he may obtain a place in power and then work for a peace that the allies might accept, and he in private conversations has mentioned this intention. Propaganda also is being carried on by GioIItti's followers, the Glornale ; De Italia point out, but adds that the I ex-premler probably will owait a more I promising situation next year in ord-. \ er to put his plan into execution. Ih ; this connection the newspaper quotes ' him as saying: "The appeal time how la unripe." j I C^t^-J-------f -i-'^---l-�- rlcweigbtpi catalogues quote articles mada to both mpaBure^ at iho same prices; aqd the time niust come when the three countries atlll retaining old �ysteniB, Britain, Rdssia and the Un-Iteil State*, will fall Into line with the mtefhatioital system. Th� work of the American Metric Association, IBG 6th Ave., New York, to furtber'tbe adoption of Metric Decimal weights and mea^ures as International units for after-war cnnnnerce ^s interaitlug to progressive pooplo. AlthoUiit in England there is a strong association in favor of the measure, at present none oxl.sts In Canada. In order to keep touch the tollowlng well-known ciUzona have become mepibers of the Amcrioan Association, aubscrlbing to one year's meinbershlp through Daniel Sydal of the membership commlttc�: Mayor Hardte, Commiasloner Freeman, Cowtnissioner Grace, C. F. P. Conybeare, K. C, S. J. 81\epherd, W. S. Bafl, C. B. Cameron, W. A. Uuchanan, M,P., Dr, P, M. Campbell, J, D. Hlgin-botham, H. Wm. Meech, Chlof Hardy, D. Donald, R. J. R. Paterson, D. H. Elton, B. Roy Davidson, ,1. U. Oliver, C. Haley, Simpson Co. Ltd., Uylands & Co., J. B. Turney, Dr. L. A. Roy, C. B. Bowman, J. Norman Ritchie, Geo. B. Macliay, Hudson's Bay Co. The mayor and J. H. Oliver of the board of trade have received from the aeeoclation the circular oC the bureau ofstanditrdg No. 47 (Washington, yll7) alio metric system in export trade, document No. 24 (Senate 64th Congress). Persons Interested may consult these bulletins. The annual meeting ot tlic association takes place at the tlnlverslty ot Pittsburg, Saturday.,, Dec. :'9th, 1917. SENTIO SALQNIK Paris, Dec. 24.-General M. P, K. Sarrail, the government has t:aoldcd, according to an official announcometil will be replaced a;� head ot the nllled armies at Salon'kl by Gen.,Marin I.ouls Adolpho GulUaeumat. Oon. Sarrnll, who has bad to struggle against serious dififcultlei and has rondorcd groat services, will he colled fy other diiiles as soon as clrcnmsfancng prji--mit. Gen. Gulllaeuroat arrived nt Salonlkl on Soturday. Ho la one of the heroes of the Verdun whore ho commanded an army corps which was mentioned in army orders an having distinguished itself by the methodical precision Of its prnparatlona and the vigor ot Its attacks." A London dispatch last Wednesday said that announcement has been made In Athens of the recall ot Gen. Sarrail, who has been in command In tbo oast since October, 1915. His suocch-Bor's name was given at that timo us Oon. Golllaoumat. The great Fronnh victory at Verdun last summer was under tlie immediate leadership ut Gen. Guillaeumat- thom It has been stated on the street that I had stated, "That our eleciric pl.iri* wtis overpowered." In 6asa there should be others having the same understanding, I wish to state that what I always said was "That our plant was badly out of balance, having a great surplus ot boiler power with a deficiency ot electrical power," which Is the case. It Is anticipated that the earnings ot the plant will pay for the new plant ro-quired without further burden on tiio tax payers. I am not taking any chances of thi.s by-Ia.w being defeated through indifference on my part. Give me your cooperation and don't let It be defeated by indltferenco on your part. r would call your attention to the nmall vote on the last electric by-law which gave 90 In favor and five against, nnd which shows a grav4 lack of interest on the part ot the rato payers. Yours truly, M. FREEMAN, Commissioner. G. T. R. EARNINGS Montreal, Dec. 26.-Grand Trunk Railway earnings from December 15 to were 11,355,105; increase tl90,-143. CITY OF LETHBRIDGE BY-LAW No. 313 The Metric System Although some subjects are, sub,' sldlary, nothing pertaln'ng to the war or after-war conditions is being dls: , missed without consideration, and the development of the movement towards ' universal weights and measures is receiving attention. More progress towards tbe adoption of universal weights and meapuret has been made in the past: yqar-tUan was made in the last decade, and tl^la Is part of the preparation of our'great neighbor to capture European and , South American commerced I Manufacturers in the United States ; are executing orders for hundreds of millions ot dollars of machinery for France to metric measures; packers are labeling in both British and Met- (Coleman Bulletin) A great deal of concern is felt by his family and friends over the strange and sudden disappearance from his home on Wednesdoy last ot M. Krlali, of West .Coleman. The missing man went to bed fairly early Wednesday evening, and when his wife retired at 11.30 be was apparently sound asleep. fWUen she awoke again at about four o'clock In the morning, however, her husband had disappeared-and nothing has been seen or heard of him since. ' U will be remembered that Wednesday evening of last week was particularly cold and stormy, and as Krish was-clad only In an ordinary suit of clothes, and a light cap, it is feared that he must have come to grief before he could have travelled � very far. He left his overcoats- ftnd mitts, and all hta cash in the bouse. ' ' Kriah la a Bohemian and has lived in Coleman with his wife and family of four children for several years, coming here from Michel. He is described aa being about 5 ft. 5 Jn. tall, ot light complexion, and weighing about 150 pounds. 'For ,several months"past he has been in poor health, and his wife informed "^fjie Bulletin that he has had a tendency towards despondency tor some time, not long ago hinting at taking poison. ^-^ I Search In the imme?|late locality of Coleman revealed no ciue as to wfilch direction the man hail taken for* his midnight excursion, and his wife has no Idea where he could,have gone to. SEPARATED FROM FAIilLY, SUICIDES Toronto, Doc. 26.-Despondent over being separated from his ohildren on Chrlotmas Day, David Brown, an elderly man, took his own life by Ilium-inating.gas Christmas day. His dead body was found behind a barricaded door by. a brother who went to pay him a'yuletida visit during the afternoon. Death had apparently occurred only a few minutes before the brother arrived nnd every effort at resuac'al-ion ivroved futile. Bi;own came from Western Canada about three weeks ago. According to the brother, he was a widower, and on coming east had left bohln4 him three children, the I youngest seven years of age. He is ' survived by a family of six children, two of whom are members of the Canadian exped-ttonary force, one being in France, People's Forum THE HICK-SEHL HARDWARE CO. **Wear-Ever" Week Christmas An ideal giU- useiul every day Special T Being a By-law of the City of Leth-bridge to provide for the borrowing upon debentures the aum neceaaary to pay for the purchase and installment of an Electrictl Turbo Generator and Electric Light Equipment. WHEREAS by Section Pour (4) of Title XXIV, of tbe Lethbrldge City Charter, the City of Lethbrldge has power to pass this By-law, and WHEREAS the Council have deemed It nofieasary to purchase nnd ins'all an Electrical Turbo-Generator and electric light equipment, and provide for the installation and erection of tho samo and for engineering and superintendence, and for such legal printing nnd advertising expenses in connection with this By-law and for discount on the sale of the debentures to bo issued, and WHEREAS it has been estimated that it will' be necessary to borrow the .sum ot Seventy Thousand Three Hundred and Twelve dollars and fifty cents (?70,312.50) ('or the purpose hereinbefore set forth. WHEREAS it is deemed expedient to raise for that purpose by way of a loan on debentures, the, sum of Seventy Thousand Throe Hundred and Twelve dollars and fifty cents ($70,-312.S0) and that tho same ahall be repayable in Nine (9) years by annual payments, bearing interest annually at the rato of six (6%) per cent per'an-num, and shall bo jiayable as to principal and interest in annual installments during a period of Nine (9) year."!, such annual payments being in payments; such debentures may be expressed either in Canadian currency or Sterling money of equivalent value as provided by the Currency Act aa the Council may by resolution direct, nnd shall bear Interest at the rata ot six (0%) per cent per annum and aa to both principal and interest may be made payiible at the Bank of Montreal in London England, or at the chief office of the nnld Bank in tbe City of .Montreal, in the city of Toronto or the city ot Lethbrldge in the Dominion of Canada, or at the chief office of tho said bank in the city of New York in the State ot New York , In tho United States of America, or any other place or places in Canada, Great Bntnin or the United States as tho Council may by resolution direct, and such debentures may contain any clause providing  the registration thereof and authorized by the Lethbrldge City Charter. Tho said debentures shall be sealed 'with the seal of the City of Lethbrldge and signed by tbo Mayor and the City Clerk and the coupons, if any, shall be signed by the City Clerk and signatures on the Coupons may be lithographed or engraved. In addition to all other amounte there shall be levied and collected In each year for nine (9) years during the currency of tbe said debentures on all the ratable property of the City of Lethbrldge by special rate or rates sufficient therefor the following sums i for the payment of the interest and a sufficient portion of the principal each year so* that the full amount of such respective amounts that the ag-' principal and Interest will be paid in 8UPP0RT THE BYLAW To tho Public: The rate-payers of the city are ask ed to vote on a by-law to provide for extension to electric plant, on the 8tU day of January, 1918. I wish to emphasize the absolute necessity of this extension, by saying that should this by-law be defeated the city will bo out qf power or light, before further provision can, be made to carry the load. This Is not an exaggerated statement but.n fact, so far as it la humanly possible to torseo, and in the event pf the by-law being defeated, the responsibility is-'on the rihoulders of the eleiitor's,' as tho necessity of this Extension has'been fully laid before gregato amount payable in each in^ stallnient of principal and interest- in respect of the said debt shall be as nearly as possible equal to the amount so payable in each of the nine (9) annual payments of the said period as per ^Schedule "A" attached, and WHEREAS tho amount ot the Loan required for the above purch&se is Seventy Thousand and Twelve Dollars r .60 Three-Quart "V^ear-Evcr" Aluminum Covered Sauce Pan For Only f 1.10 and Cojupon if presented Dec. ZOth to 30th� 1917. Aluminum utensils are NOT "all the same." � That's why so many women prefer "Wev-Eyer." Get this kettle and see for; yourself the difference. Refuse substitutes. ; Clip the Coupon-A present it TODAY and get one bf these durable ^ "WcJirEver" Kettles. THE HICK^ SEHL HARDWARE Ca Replace utenaiU that wear mit with iitensiU that **WearEver'* ^^Wear-Ever" Coupon In order that the faetory may have an accurate, record o(, the number of these 4-quart-.wine . paeasuro-'VWear Ever" Aluminum Kettles sold at thla'spoclar price, we are required to return to the vf^otory^ 'tills coupon with purcbaser's name, ' Address am) ^lato of purchase, which must not be later than' olosing date ot this sale, plainly written thereon. - ^ftttno,.................................. ,A�*^* ELIEVED LOST AT ftBA Jjew York, Doc. 26.-The Am-fripan steamer Tuscarora, formerly a lake: vessel wblcU was requisitioned by,]1> tbe ttlnlted' ^States shipping board .for; At- Jantlo' service, togotbejr'. with bir^^entlre crow of 3I> mqi),MB ^'^Ileved to have been lost at Rea eomowhero north of Cape .Breton Island, according to advices rece'yed In ahlpptng circles tpday from Nova Scotia. YOU CAN DO BETTER-i ^// HFNNESEYAWtLSOM 6ny(;uoDS. r�i c H^i wi A ft. J n ) n r s 3i,439,-852,26) and no part ot tbe principal or interest thereof Is In arrears. NOW THEREFORE the Council of the City of Lothbridge, enacts as follows: The Council may borrow on the credit of the City of Lethbrldge the aum of Seventy Thousand three hundred and twelve dollars and titty cents (�70,312.50) required by the purpose hereinbefore referred to, and debenture of the City ot Lethbrldge shall be Issued tor the sum or eums to be borrowed In one debenture or in one consecutive issue, and bearing eon-secutive numbers in such sums ae may be deemed expedient for the payment of the interest and such portion ot the principal of each debenture as will make the full amount of the principal and Interest payable with interest payable at the rate ot six (6%) per cent per . annum in Nine (9) consecutive equal-annual payments, such principal and Interest to be payable annually on the first day ot February In each year during Nine (9) years; such debentures shall be made up ot the proportion ot tbe principal sum!) of tbe said debentures and tbe interest at the rate ot six (S%) per cent per anbum upon the principal money remaining from timo to time unpaid, so that the said principal sum and Interest aball be paid in nine (9)'oousecutlva equal annual this By-law and a like number on behalf of the persons Interested In the opnos'ng of this By-law. The City Clerk shall attend at bi� office in ilie City of Lethbrldge on tbe 10th day of January, A. O. 191S,' at tho hour of ten o'clock in the tore-noon to sum up the number of votes for and agalnat^the Bylaw. ! This By-law shall take effect on tbn -day of tbe final passing thereof. 'The votes of the burgeasen ,4uly qualified to vote on tbil By-law sball bo taken on the 9th day of January. A. D. 1918 at the following, placeaiin the City of Lethbrldge, between the hours of nine o'clock In tbe forenoon and eight o'clock in tbo attemoon; viz,: ,�..'. (a) For the portion of tbe-'-attT lying North ot the Canadian Pnottie Railway at the Gymnaslua Bulldiac of the Westminster Scbool, bf HaR7 Dawson who la appointed Deputy Re? turning Officer to take tbe votee. (b) For that portion pt tbe Olty lying South ot tbe Canadian Paciflo� Railway at tbe Centi^al Scbool Baticl> i ing, by D. Bydal, wbo is appotnteil'^ Deputy Returning Officer to taka^Uk* votes. ^' * , Read a first time tbla 17tb day, ot December, A. D. 1917. W. D. Ih HARDII, " DONAU> A. JX^m, OllyClirlt. I^ead a second time tbla 17tb da^f. ot December, A. D. 1917. T W. D. L. HARDIB, ; Mayor/-; DONALD A. DCm Oity ClS8.86 4S,S46.SS 81,820.64 87,638.87 18,968.71 ,768.S7 �22,726.00 170,312.60 |93i037,S0 NOTICE NOTICia is hereby .flvon that the -above is a true cppy 'pt a proposed By-law whlcli has beei;\lntrQducod and which may be tinallyi^ pa��ed'6y the Council In tho eve^t.f^f'tb^.asapnt of the burgesses being' obts n^d tQoreto, after one montb from t^e first publication thereof in tl|^ "Letbbr.dg9 Herald" a jnewBpaper>'i>tiblMb^d In tb^ city of Letbbrldge and that the ot suob first publication Is tbe day of'December, A,,D. 1917, And upon the date and at the places ' for the taking tbe votef of burgesses,-tbe voting thereof wll held between4b|^'boui;B bt 9.00 oN a.m. and 8.0P Q'elock.P.m. DONALD A. Ad N 78 03443? ;