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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta RDNRSDAY, JUNK 21, THE LETIinniDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE HEALTH BISCU Health liiscnits arc a Palatable and AVIiole.some rood of the highest nutritive value. They are scientifically made from Whole Wheat Flour and contain absolutely no that can in.jurc the digestive organs. Secret, patented Processes of Blending and Baking Health Biscuits give them a Medicinal Value, so that they serve as a digestion regulator in addition to their nutritions qualities. Business Men of Sedentary Habits .should Eat Health Bis- cuits daily. Health Biscuits arc strongly recommended for Children. They arc baked fresh daily, and are delivered in sanitary cartons after being wrapped in wax paper. We have obtained the sole rights for these Biscuits for Southern Alberta, and will have them on sale in the Stores and our wagons Tomorrow. They are packed in Cartons of One Dozen to a Carton and sell for J5c t-arton. Manufactured Only by JOHN GUM ORE BAKER OF QUAKER BREAD A very interesting visitor in the city today is Miss Asson, a returned missionary from China. When seen by the Herald tills morning she gave n very graphic account of her work as it nurse in the .hospital for women and children at Clicng-Tu, UK; cap- ital of tho province of Szchwau. This iiospital is supported by tho Metho- dist Womcu'u Missionary Huciuty, of Canada, and is doing it wonderful work among tho Chinese not. only in elding their sufferings but also work- ing in connection with the church infssionaries in helping to convert and educate the natives. A now hos- pital lias been completed this year, with an accommodation for beds. Tho Chinese women will havo noth- ing to do with male doctors so the staff consists of three lady doctors, three Canadian nurses, livy Chinese nurses, a. bible woman and several native assistants. The hospital ser- ves a territory of ovur a thousand miles besides the city of Cheng-Tu, which lias a population of One and a half cents is the monthly charge for medicine and for each patient, this small sum is charged so that the patients will appreciate the medicine and use it instead of throw- ing it away. A wonderful system has to be used in ordering supplies for the dispensary as the order is received ten months after being sent out and only one order is sent a year. Speaking about the city of Cheng- Tu, Miss Asson told' of the wall of thirteen miles that encloses the city, it is 20 to 40' feet high and "0 feet wide. In fact the wail is the fav- orite promenade and it is wide enough for four carriages to go abreast There are six gates in the walls and these arc closed at sundown and for no reason -whatever are they opened ex- cept by an order of the viceroy. The south gate is for royalty and it is prohibited to take a dead body through this gate to the cemetery which is outside the city. Miss Asson is home on a year's fur- lough after spending five years in tho mission field, she has spent four months at the Toronto General hos- pital taking postgraduate work and leaves this September to spend an- other seven years at Cheng-Tu. Miss Assou spoke on her work to the ladies of Westminster church this afternoon and will give an address in Wesley Hall tonight at eight o'clock. Rev. R. H. Ferguson, late of Port Dalhousie, was inducted ns rector of St. Luke's Church, Hamilton. You fee! safe When you've washed with Lifebuoy Soap. No matter how grimy your matter how germ-laden they may be from the day's work, Lifebuoy cleanses and safeguards your skin. The mild carbolic odor quickly vanishes, but its benefits linger. ALL GROCERS Macleod. June fine shower of rain covered this district this morn- ing and the last few hot days have brought the crops on wonderfully and some of the wheat in the vicinity stands from ten inches to a foot high. On Saturday afternoon and evening a very enjoyable tea was given in the Red Cross rooms by the wives of the non-commissioned- officers and con- stables of the R.N.W.M.P. There were fourteen, tables artistically decorated and filled with good things. The young daughters of'the non-commis- sioned officers and constables attend- ed the tables and the munificent sum of 5104.50 was handed to the Red Cross fund. It is highly creditable to the ladies in charge who-have raised this large sum, as'lt is the largest amount that has been realized by any tea given in Macleod. Mrs. Puffer' and daughter of La- combe, are visiting her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Bowcu. DLAIM RUSSIANS WERE DRIVEN BACK Berlin, June >rces vtfilch crossed the Styr ,Ter west of Kolki were driv- n back by counter attack, tlio mcial statement of the war of- be today announces. North- of Lutzk the Russians Irongly resisted German ad- ances. PERSONALS. Well-known Women. afcham, was sick for about yearsGot very weak, could not eat to t amount to anything. I got very thin and had no strength at all I waa very much discouraged at I was never going to get 1 could not walk a block without feel- ing all tired-out. 'I look different 'medicines but did jet the help I needed. A friend of advised me to try Dr. Ficrpo's Fav- jPrescription. I began to take it 'the 'Pleasant Pellcta' and by the L Iiad taken two bottles I was well road to recovery, and in six months entirely well. My appetite came rod I Rained in flesh. Now I am as and healthy as any one could wish I owe it all to Dr. Pierce'.i med- and I am glad of the opportunity testimony in their favor; they done wonders for tA FARKKR, }4l King St. tham, hare taken Dr. 's medicine with good results. I oak and run down. Tost my appctjto very thin. 1 took 'Favorite iption' and 'Pleasant Pellets' and ,wo medicines built me up in a very ipaco of time BO thatil felt as 'yell I found be all that ia neiided ofcthem; they-are Cor. Taylor Grand R., Chatfuim; Ont. ry womau who has backache, hend- ow spirits, fllceplfiss nighui; owes it iclf to speedily overcome the trouble a breakdown causes prostration. Pierce's Favorite Prescription Is remedy thnt any .ailing i can safely Uko because it. is prc- from roots and herbs with pure no, containing tonic Camp Hughes, Man., June fective vision is no longer regarded as an insuperable bar to serving in the army, at least as regards those already on the strength, and who have had more or less military (raining. Orders to this effect have just been issued. Referring to mein with de- fective vision the order says: "It is desirable if possible to retain them in the service, therefore, a sol- dier will not be discharged, for defec- tive vision .unless the defect is due to (a) squint; or (b) some morbid con- dition of the eyes or lids of either iye, liable to aggravation or recur- j rence. The defective vision must not' he such that It cannot be corrected by the aid of glasses up to the standard required for the recruits on enlist- ment." The order continues that glasses will be provided at the public expense and replaced when broken providing the loss or, breakage is not due to negligence. DR. BELAND IS IN HOLLAND Quebec, June post- card received from Dr. Belaud, 3M.P., Tuesday by friends here, says that he was recently freed from Germany and was allowed to enter Holland on May 24 to treat his wife in a sanitarium in Holland. DR. GRANT BEREAVED Toronto, June Dr. A. S. Grant, who caused a sensation at the Presbyterian general assembly when he resigned aa chairman of the finance board, received a-shock as lie stepped from the Winnipeg train here this morning, and received the tragic news that his sou, Lieut: Oswald W. Grant, had been killed in action. MRS. MAY'S LETTER to WOMEN More Proof that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com- pound Chicago, from a case of female ills. Lydia E. Pinkham'a iVegetablo Com- pound waa recpm- :mended and I took about six bottles. It fixed me up all right The common [symptoms of such a condition pain when walking, irri- tation.bearingdown pains and backache, nervousness and dis- irdered loon passed away. I look much better Hid before, I recommend the Compound every time for female troubles, as it did for me all it is claimed SCOTT BACK Toronto, June Wai- ter Scott, premier of Saskat- ehewan, who spend- ing several (lays here on his way homo from the Tor Kegiha; last night much im- proved.- in health. Tlioae who saw him gained the impression Mint lie will .take hold .of liis Immediately upon arrival at Hegfna Mrs Soott and Sllss noiothy sfolt who has hcen attending school In Mou- trrnl aie vtltli to do. You have my permission-'to pub- lish this letter." Mrs. J. MAY, 3548 S. Lincoln St, Chicago, III. If you have any of the symptoms men- tioned in Mrs. May's letter, remember ['what Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable i Compound did for her, snd try it. your- X Keif. It ia a good old-fashioned medi- cine, made from roots and herbs, and it has helped countless numbers of women. i If you need spccinladvice.writo i to Lydia E. Piiilclmin Medicine Lynn, Mass. Your letter will opened, read and Bnswcrerl by a woman, Mid held In strict confidence. Calgary, June Bow river is still rising and has reached within four or five inches of last year's ex- treme-mark. There is 110 indication of. a decrease in the volume of -water for a day at least. All points west are recording rises. Last night between and 10 o'clock the river had its fastest rise, climb- ing three Inches during that time. The total rise over night was six inches. The wooden bridge at Centre Street is still standing, chiefly because it has not been strained by drift. More low ground in the city has been flooded, but no property damage has been reported. Some.of the big- ger buildings In the city are beginning to be threatened with flooded base- ments. There is a tremendous mass of water yet to come down. The western rivers are still booming. The Ghost has risen, Cascade erafek is a Dig river, and every mountain trickle is a roaring torrent. The water at Banff is up to the cinder path leading to the cave and basin pools, and the flood iii the canyon at the falls is at least twenty feet deeper than normal time. It shakes the rocks a.s it strikes the level. In the Spray the water is many feet higher, and the Kananaskis is still rising. At the power dams the men in charge are finding difficulty in mak- ing their gauges, owing to the vast quantity of water going through. All through the strip of country affected by the mountain section of the Bow there is big water, but there is not much danger, owing to the peculiar circumstance that practically no drift wood is coming down. Only the wa- ter pressure itself Is straining the bridges, and they can all withstand that. Golden in Danger Golden, B. C., June 9.30 this morning a message was received from AthalmerR, 75 miles up the Columbia valley, stating that the Kootenay riv- er has cut a channel across the nar- row strip of land and.Is now pouring its flood into Columbia. A heavy rise IK expected within the next 48 hours. Warning has been given the residents on the south side to seek safety. The Kootenay Is estimated to be carrying approximately feet of water and may cause the Columbia to flood out the Columbia Lum- ber mill and submerge all the south side of Golden. The gauge shows the Columbia Is rising, being now 2.9 as compared with 2.2 in 1S9-I. The Hood in the Columbia will back up the Kicklng-Horse and a worse condition than the past two days is looked for. Pte. Archie McDiarmid, son of Rev. H. J. McDIarmld, Perth, was killed in action. Lieut.. sbn of Hugh Nlchol, governor of Perth county Jail, at Stratford, was' killed in action. Grassy Yake, June slight sprinkle Friday night and a heavy shower Monday is keeping the ground in fine shape. The few days of hot weather made grain fairly jump. The best reported from the Grassy Lake district was some spring wheat pull- ed on Sunday the Uth of. June, which was sown the 3rd of- April, and meas- ured 17 inches.from stool to end of blades and was reported an average sample of the field.. Most of the wheat stands from. 6. to .0 .inches. London, Juno attempt was made in the house of commons today to obtain information in regard to the Irish situation, but Premier Asnuith, to whom the question was addressed said that in view of the delicate ne- gotiations now in progress, he must ask for a postponement of his reply until next week. Unionist members of the cabinet held a conference today with Sir Ed- ward Carson, Ulster leader. Men, women and children of every age, find Kexall Orderlies a perfect laxative. Sold only by Hexall Drug Stores, 15c and 25c. boxes. J. C. Higinbotbam fi Co., Limited. DRYS WIN IN DULUTH Dullitii, June returns from the 44 precincts out of 45 of tho city show a dry victory by 459 votes in the local opMon election held here today. The vote was one of the heav- iest ever cast in the city, nearly voters expressing their wish at the polls. The vote was as follows: Dry, 7309; wet 6S50. Packet of WILSON'S FLY PADS Kill MORE FLIES OF ANY A STIfkYjTLY CATCHER Clean to handle. Sold by all Drug- gists, Grocers and General PHONE 1224 The proceeds of the Aloxandni HOBO Day huld In Toronto lust Saturday, WHS over Capl. Skeltoii of the 113th High- landers, Sarcee camp, ia upending a Cow days in the city. .Mr. and Mrs, II. W. Carlwrlglil have rcuirnod from a month's visit in Mil- waukee, Chicago, ami Winnipeg. .Miss II. L. Hawkins, the assistant superintendent at the Gait iiospital, lias resigned her position; as yet a successor has not been appointed. t- .Miss ASSOU. u returned missionary from China who is giving an address on her work tonight In Wesley hall, in ilie guest of Rev, G. H. and Mrs. Cobbledick during her stay in The city. Mr. and Mrs. B. have re- turned from a trip to Seattle and other coast cities, and are spending a few days with Mrs. M. B. Roy, .Mru. Leahy's mother, before going to their new home in Medicine Hut. Yesterday at the Cardston Anglican church the marriage took place of Miss June Holmes, daughter of Mr. und 'Mrs. John Holmes, to C. W. Pick- up. Rev Mowat officiated. The young couple, v.'ho are well known through- out the district, left on the morning train for Saskatchewan and Ontario, where they will spend a month prior to returning to Cardston Word has been received that E1. P. Chappelow. better linown as "the count." who enlisted with the first contingent and who was a prisoner of war for some time in Germany, will have to have a further amputation on his leg, which is already off to the knee, thanks lo Garman surgery. Mr. Chappelow is in a hospital at Rams- gale, England. The Calgary Local Council of Wo- men placed itself on record as being n favor of conscription for Canada at a full meeting of the council held Fri- day afternoon. The council will also ask the mili- tary authorities to provide the men who have been rejected because of physical unfitness with a distinctive badge of identification and a certifi- cate as a means of assisting the re- cruiting officers in their work and re- lieve the men of emba7'ra3sment, and that anyone found wearing this badge who is not eligible be subject to pun- ishment. The council will further re- commend that badges he provided for women who have a father, husband, son or brother at the front on whom they are dependent for support. That the Calgary Local Council re- commend that the women of the city raise one-half oE the amount necessary for the installation of a filtration plant by means of issuing bonds to house- keepers, was the decision passed after considerable discussion on the present unsanitary condition of Calvary's drinking water. U was felt that the investment would be a good one for women who have a savings account, as they would receive a better.rate of, interest than the savings banks paid. The discussion on the subject arose out of a recommendation brought to the. council by a woman of the city asking the council to take some steps for the improvement of the water. London. June moving the resolution authorizing the erection of a memorial to the late Field Marshal Earl Kitchener, out of the puhlio funds, with an inscription expressing the admiration of the public for .his illustrous career and for his services. Premier Asqulth, in the house of commons, today recalled the recent meeting of Lord Kitehener with the members of the house which annefl In the Field Marshal and his most persistent and irreconcilable critics parting on terms of'mutual res- pect. When -Lord. Kitchener said fare- well to him after nearly.two years 01 intercourse, through'all the strain and stress1 of war, continued the premier, there was no thought of; anything more than a temporary parting; no foreshadowing of the separation which neither time nor space could. bridge. said the premier, "was preparing for him a sudden .re- lief from the burden of toil anil 'care, anil we who: shared his counsels in the greatest "emergency', of our time can only bow our heads before the Su- preme will." ALLIED PLANS IN FULL 3WING Paris, June recent .Russian successes have afforded great relief to the French people, for it has taken their nttentiou away from'the slaugh- ter at Verdun. The French are en- couraged, because the activity 6E .the Russian's Has shown that the allies are ready, and that the heroic resistance by the French has given the other al- lied armies time'.to iflalee ready for an offensive. The French, being ready first, great- ly served the allied cause by holding the Germans In check until the; Brit- ish and the Russians got ready. 'The British claims that they were ready during the Verdun .battle are prob- ably true, but the chances of success from a 'premature offensive have grown smaller. The French have filled "the breach and kept the main German reserves busy at western front. At the allird plan of op- erations is In full Bwlnf'. Felt Wretched Until He Started TflTake'Truit-a-tines" 594 ST., "For two years, I was a. miserable siiflcrer from Rheumatism and Stomach Trouble, 1 had frequent Dizzy Spells. and when took food, felt wretched and sleepy. I suffered from R'lou- matisin dreadfully, with parns in my buck and joints, and my hands swollen. A friend advised "Fruit-a-tivcs" and from tlie outset, they did me good. After the first box, I felt I was getting well and I can truthfully say that "Fruit-a-tives" is tho only medicine LOUIS LAURIE. oOfi. a box, 6 for trial size, 25c. A tall dealers or sent postpaid by a-tives Limited, Ottawa. Lietit.-Col. A. W, Pryce-Jones, offi- cer commanding the 113th Letbbridge- Highlanders, has written the mayor asking whether it would be possible for the city to make a change In the band instruments. After getting to camp it was found that the instru- ments secured from the city were low pitch while all the rear, of the hands in Sarcee had Instruments of military pitch. This makes it impossible for the Leth bridge hoys to join with the rest -of the bands in tfvlng massed band concerts, and as Lieut, Richards of the 113th was appointed bandmas- ter of the massed bands in camp, it is desired that the Lethbridge Kilties' baud have instruments that will al- low of their tailing part. Lieut.-Col. Pryce .Tones states that will, buy a new set of instruments of the right pitch. Of this amount there is in the band fund. Tf the city will raise the other the battal- ion will sent! back the city's instni-' ments. The mayor wants to know tho. voice of the ratepayers on the matter.. PROPER THING NOW iS TO PEEL OFF SOILED SKIN Those who abhor sticky, greasy, shiny, streaked complexions should religiously avoid creams, powders and rouges during the heated days. There's no need for them, anyway, since the virtues of mercolized wax have become known. No amount of perspiration will produce any evi- dence that you've been using the wax. As it is applied at bedtime and washed off in the morning, the com- plexion never looks like a make-up. Mercolized wax gradually.takes off.a., bad complexion, instead of adding anything to make it worse. It has none of the disadvantages of cosme- tics and accomplishes much, more in keeping the complexion beautifully white, satiny and youthful. Just get an ounce of it at your druggist's and see what a few days' treatment will do. Use like cold cream. Another effective warm weather, tending 'to cause wrinkles and a skin- tightener made' by dissolving 1 -oz. powdered saxolite in pt. witch, hazei. Its use (as a face oath) leaves no The following school districts, name- ly: The Huckleberry School District, No. 3352, The Elcan School District, No. 2225, The Barn well School Dlstr rict No. 3363, liavo been erected into a consolidated school district under the name of the flarnwell Consolidat- ed School District, No. IB. These districts are in the vicinity of Taber. Vance Pennsylvania, will be chairman of the Democratic National committee. A Blessed Boon to Busy and quickly of strength-giving the cleanest, purest, cereal food in the world, Shredded Wheat with Strawberries. A combination that is a per- fect, complete meal. You don't know the greatest of palate joys if you have not eaten it. For breakfast, luncheon or any meal. ;