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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SA rURDAY, JUNK 22, 1918 THE LETlinniDGE DAILY HERAf^D PAGE SEVEN LATEST NEWS OF LETHBRIDGE AND THE SURROUNDING DISTRICT PElUSREGISrailON on wmmm m So KplciiiUil wcro Uio iirrniiKomcnta miiili! lijcally for roKlslorliiK under Iho ruaislratlnn nioiiHiirt! prinr to (lu> (Into Rot that this inoniltiK wluiii tlic 'lO or Jiioru bootlis 111 llm city opcnn,! iiinrn | Mian :!000 poopic had l)(!cn roglalnrod, ! and llu! niHh wlich liad bcon uxpoclod ; in tho various botitlis dlii not � luatur-; lallzo. Ah a matter of fai:t at the lioard of trado, tlin i-ity haH, and tho- Y.M. ('.A. the; deputy ronlstrars wuro not worliinu; nearly so hard as during tlio ))a�t couple of dayii wlieii they "have iieen koIhk full Htoani ahead.. I'p till ID o'rlof'lt this niorning J. H. Oliver, deputy at llio hoard of trado booth, | liad reKistered 7;!!l. but moat o! those: had 1)0011 denlt with prior to the oji- I ei\\nt; of tlio booth this niorninR. At | tho Y.M.C.A. thiCG dej)iitios wcro busy j durluf! the morning, and there more than 100(1 have lieen re(;lstored. City Clerk Duff wlio la presiding at tlio city hall had regiatcred liO^ alto-Botlior. but was cxporieiiciiig a lull thl.s morning. Expect Evenlno Rush. The deputies however are expect-iuK quite a rush this ovenlfig and additional booths were opened at noon eo that all may roKister without tuo ineonvcnionco of n lon.ij wait. ' One of tlio popular booths today was tliat on Hie upper floor of tho Hudson's liay Co. I.adtes combined slioppinK with reKistratiou, and there was a steady Rtrenni of busy women to tlio booth nil morning. "lOveryliiing is running along smoothly," �aid Capt. Porter, chief registrar to tho Ilortlld. thin morning. ".\t a '>>��> : SOME�VHERE IN FRANCE. ? : > ? : > : ? : > Tho ^cnclos(>d was recidved tills wcok fn'i.'n .a Lothbridgo boy In tho :tllth Itattery, who la at preaont a convalescent in an iCngllsh hospital. Out In an old cold dug'out. With a root thafa l)iiUt ot logs, Wliero tlic rats cat holes in your boots at night I And the. lice Ihoy bka liko dogs, I 11(3 on my bunk, if 1 havo ono- And I think of tho grand old jiast Ucfore Bill started tiiis harrow Wlien the life was fairly fast, I turn,to my pal who Is pciding Tlie Flanders mud from his clotlies, I ank him how'he's feeling, And ho answers "Damn near froz(3." I'm cold and I'm wot and I'm lonely* And I'm wondering when it will slop When tho Sergciint comes along with the word That I've got to saddle up. Then I'm out and I got my saddle With water and nuid it's a load, -My pal and 1 are together, Once more again on the road. 'Long a road that's raked with shell-Ilro, And'deani lies across yourj track I think ot.my pals In the column And I wonder whoso .coming liack, I'm down In the mud and I'm.loaded I start tor the guysdti-file, Wliiio I say to myseif . for tho Ivundrodlh time, . '�� Is It j-eally worth the wlrild? Now I'm to the waist �Jii mud hores, But bravely I trudge along ' And 'o, .midst tho roar and the rattle Someone starts off with the song- "Take -Me Hack to Dear Old Hlighty", Sure It IhriUs^y heart with pride When I think I am fighting for loved ones And my dear old home fireside; When liehold a tivo-nine bursts beside me I'm covered completely with mud, Tlien crack goes a wliizz-bang above , me. And niy horse goes down with a thud. I'm up to tile guns and unloaded, ~~' I start for tlie dng-nul once more With Jir.tlo tiiought of the horrors The lilennin Road holds in store, Down the road tor a mile and I'm halted To g'.ve the horses a breath When tiie enemy guns with a vcn-- goanc(i Are dealing out death right and left, There's a blinding crash beside mo, And a lump rises up in my tliroat When I look for my pal who has vanished, Gone up in a five-nine smoke. I gathered him up in a sand bag, . Oh Lord; How I hated the, sight, And I laved liim to rest with some ol the best Who fell in the Passchendaolo fight. ASK OR WRITK FOR RESORT TOUR NO. J. E. PROCTOii, l)i. depot bal-talions. Onco a man is caileiTundtir till) M. S. Act, his liiiuicps of joluing th^ air forces are slim. However the recruiting committees are asked to keep before the boys of IS and li), all tho time the fact that fliers, are needed. Voluntary onli.^lment ot yourfg men is encouraged, as these are the boys Who make the best fliers. ' Mechanics Needed ;ln'. tho mechanical division, however, the ban whicli has existed is litted, and a special call ia sent out for mechanics for the Royal Air l^'orcc. The following instructions have been sent Sheriff.Young: Owing to the creation of a now unit 111 tlie Royal All' Korce, Canada, it has become necessary to enlist more inochanios.' Men wiio come under the Military Service Act including the nineteen yea4' old chi.ss, can only be accoptodjit they have not boon ordered to report by tlie Registrar ot their District. Only niuii wiio are in Medical Category "B" can be accented and these must, be skiil'd in one of the undermentioned trades. Unskilled men or men^-with little exporioucc may be enlisted for miscellaneous labor: Acetylene Weiilers. Blacksmith. Boat Builders, CaniiTa'Repairer.'Carpenter, Coppersmiih. Draughtsman. Electrician. Fitters. Fabric AVorkors (.Sail makers), Hosjiital Orderly, Instrument liepairer, Magneto Repairer. Millwright, Jlolor Body Builder. Motor Boat Coxwaiii, Molor Cyclist, Aliscellaneous la ho:-. Pliotograplier, Rigger (Acroplanivi. Tailor. Tinsmith, Turner, Upholsterer, Viilcanizer. Wireless Mechanic, Wireless Operator. .Th(3 rates ot pay are from ?1.10 per day and as you know, promotion in the Royal Air Force id:- skilled mechanics is quicker thun any other brandt. of'the service. 'Separation allowances, where admissablo. are "at Canadiai; ratos, $2,"i.00 per month. , ' The mechanics ranks of tho Royal Air Force have proved particularly attractive to triuiesmen in the past, at; it fermits thoui not only to serve their country in the most useful way, but to keep in touch with their tradeti. Wheat ICxport company tor wheat for shipment overseas in order tp keep uj) tlie allied reserves until the new cro|) comes in. No Surplus "Wo will n(iver havo any surplus of wheat until the now crop conn^s' in "tho Herald was "told by the lilllson company. It Is understood the wheat sni)pliea have IxMm jiretly well drained out of t!io country, and though the mills hope to bii able to keep going uiilil the now wheat is markeled il will rcqiiiro groat effort on the part of tlio local minora to moot tho .'Situation. Speaking of crop prospects, the Kl-lison people are of, the opinion thai Houtiiern Alberta would have a very fair average crop if rain firil in (|uan-tily hoforij July l.st. .Some districts are already done for, but there are nmny fields which are standing up rc-^markably well yot. Riiin within Iho 110x1 week is the greatest liope of the furmcr.-j ut the present time. V. S. army officers will get new uniforms at cost. PLEADS GUILl! IN FEAR iPLICAIlN CERTAIN OMRS Olen Loinax, a "culiud lady" appear-: ((I In city police court this moriiinig before .Magistrate Irwin charged with having li(pior for sale or barter. Last evening, wiilh- a memlicr of the city police force wan proceeding to thiT j (lump lo shoot a dog lie nothKd a boy .� Klriiggllng along with a heavily laden I grip. .\ little liivesligatloii proved,! Ibiit the grip wiis laden with good | tiourlioii wiiisky .wiiicli had evidently 1 found its w;iy acro.'(s the line. Tlio boy) wan taken in tow. and Offered the in-foriiiiilion tliat lie was taking it to C.lcii l.oiiiax's home nn :',rd St.. S. Tlie Lomax woman waa arrested and liroiight befori> the magistratii. At. first she wati Initllned to fight tlm case ami pleaded not guilty, claiming lhai silt' iiad not lioeii legally arrested, no warrant having been Issued. How-ever. f(!arlnK to implicate other morn liromiiient people she changed hor plea 10 guilty, ami was fined $150 unil costs. FARMJLANDS 0( the Hndion't B*7 Oompsay ud CalsuT <^Dd Edmratoa Lu4 CITY AND FARM MOrtTQAQES The H. Macbeth Agency . gmg a Is one  ot th(i, unpleasant thinga moat aiitompbiliats some time have to do. Wo can save you money on rubber bills it you entruat your tires and tubes to ub tor our.work.-ln ^ , yULCANiZING Prompt,, thoroijglj'.work our specialty. Lethbridge Tire and Repair Station F. B, MoKlnnoTli Proprietor 305 Sixth Street S, LethbrldQe, Altn. Phone 495 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" TRY El Producto Perfecto 15c EI Producto Invincible, La Flor de Englo, 2 for 25c. La Fraosa Perfecto - 10c WHOLESALE REPRESENTATIVE R. W. WALLACE, LTD. THE ARCADE, LETHBRIDGE Don-t Waste a Summer-Industry Needs You Girls and boys-it's against your country's principles to have you lie around idle this summer. Make, the most of the summer holidays by taking a course to fit you . to fill a position in a business office. The demand for help far exceeds the sup- , ply. = . , SUMMER SCHOOL Our Day School remains open all summer. Hours from S a.m. till 1 ^.1B. .'JO AFTERNOON SESSION. Work in tlic* cool of the morning and have your afternoon free. , ' i GARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEGE OFFICE PHONE 1315 411 8TH STREET SOUTH .LETHBRIDGE. RES. PHONE 1531 OFFICE FAIR BOARD ON GALT GAROENS "What's the building?" was tlio j question on the part ot everyone who ' cast hia optics towards tlalt Gardens this morning. The building was tind la a mystory to most people. But hero's tho solution. Tho fair board at a recent meet^ ing decided tiial there was need of a central office, located whero it would i bo easily accessible to nil, and where It would be an advertisement for the big fair-and stampede as well. Por-miesion was obtained from the city to place the building on tho raised portion of Gait Gardens and the lumber w.as donated by Becker & Yates, Tho contract for croetlng the building, which ia 24x1 li feet, was awarded to J. lind W. .Mariioch, and It was buil,t iu sections so tliat it could bo removed after the fair. The Golf Club liaa agreed to purchase It at a figure which will clear tho fair board ot oxpenso, a.nd\by Jtonday the fair manager will have an office whero it will bo Impos-elhle to lulss him. FT. EMPtOY OUR QUICK RELIABLE SERVICE OUR B\G FURNITURE VAN AND AUTO VAN INSURES CAREFUL HANDLING WITH NO JARRING OR SCRATCHING,YOUR PIANO OR FURNITURE, CHARQES REASONABLE. THE McLEAN TRANSFER'! ^"^^^,^"^3^ MILLS RAPIDLY ei NOW ' "Wo are still able to atruggle along alright, but supplies are getting pretty low" tho lloruUl was told at the Ellison Milling Co. today when enquiring as to tho truth of. the state ment made tho other day by President Wood ot tho U.iP. A. that many of the flour mills throughout the west west unable to get wheat. The other day the board of grain 'coinmlBSlpnora imt a ban on tho shipment ol wheat to the ni^Us from June ICtU to 2Blh and during that tirao not a bushel has boon re9oivod. As the pillls were able' to hold only one month's supply prior to that time. It is easily seen that they are getting close to Uie bottom of the bins. The cause ot tho recent ordor appears to have been a. fi^ipclnl call from tho CRYSTAL DAIRY MILK Represents an Attention to the Most Careful Sanitary Requirements (I It is pasteurized, clarified and bottled under the most sanitary conditions. It is critically watched from farm to consumer, and is right when you get it. You'll find it the most nourishing food for children and grownups- ' ... Pasteurized milk keeps sweet longer than raw milk. Every bottle of our milk is deliciously creamy and. healthful. Use it exclusively whenever milk is required-for cooking or drinking. While you're thinking of it, call Phone 1576 and leave your order to have*it delivered regularly. CRYSTAL DAIRY Ltd. PHONE 1576 CALGARY INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION Calgary - - - Alberts June 28th to July 6th, 1918 Judging the $3,500 Prize List for Girls and Boys on their Special Diy^ Saturday. June 29th. A GREAT OPPORTUNITV TO SEE THE BEST LIVE STOCK AND MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS PROD,UCED ON THIS CON TINENT AND TO OBTAIN WHOLESOME RECREATION FROM THE CLEVEREST ENTERTAINERS, THE WORLD'S FASTEST A^TO RACES, AND EXCELLENT HORSE RACING PTIOGRAMMES. , ' SPECIAL PASSENGER RATES ' ' E. L. RICHARDSON, VICTORIA PaIk, \ CALGARY, MANAGER. E. J. DEWEY, CALGARY PRESIDENT. y \ 4 7314 8138766? ;